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Iran ready to meet Afghanistan’s power demand

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Sep 24, 2020 - 08:40
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Energy Ministry in Tehran has devised a plan to meet Afghanistan ’s electricity requirement, says the Iranian ambassador. Bahador Aminian said while addressing the opening ceremony for "Water, Electricity and Renewable Energy...
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Power transmission line cut as a result of clash

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Apr 23, 2020 - 15:30
KABUL (Pajhwok): A power transmission line from Uzbekistan to Kabul was damaged during a clash in northern Baghlan province, Da Afghanistan Breshna Shirkat (DABS) said on Thursday. In a statement, DABS said the power transmission line was cut due to...
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Natural gas power plant inaugurated in Shebrghan

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Nov 21, 2019 - 17:35
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A natural gas power plant worth $40 million has been inaugurated in Shebrghan, the capital of northwestern Jawzjan province, officials said Thursday. The project was inaugurated by Hamayon Qayumi, senior advisor to the president,...
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Herat power pylons blown up for 6th time in a year

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Oct 02, 2019 - 18:11
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Electricity pylons in western Herat province have been blown up by Taliban militants for a sixth time this solar year , local officials said Wednesday. Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS) or power utility officials in Herat...
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Power supply to all districts an unviable promise

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Sep 17, 2019 - 16:59
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani’s promise to supply electricity to all districts of Afghanistan in two years seems impracticable. Expertsview the promise asan unrealistic election campaign slogan, saying people should not believe in such...
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DABS disconnects electricity to big Kabul defaulters

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Jun 26, 2019 - 20:22
KABUL (Pajhwok): Power utility Da Afghanistan Breshna Shirkat (DABS) on Wednesday disconnected electricity supply to 10 major defaulters including some high former and current government officials in Kabul. Khalid Stanekzai, DABS head, identified...
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Taliban collect power bills from 40,000 Faryab families

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Mar 26, 2019 - 18:50
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Local officials in northern Faryab province claim Taliban militants not only collect electricity bills from around 40,000 households in rural areas but are also trying to threaten consumers in areas under the government control...
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Samangan power bill defaults exceed 24m afghanis

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Nov 10, 2018 - 17:47
KABUL (Pajhwok): Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS) officials in northern Samangan province say a number of government departments and telecom companies default on power bills amounting to more than 24 million afghanis. Ghufran Rasikh, deputy...
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13 abducted DABS workers freed in Laghman

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Oct 28, 2018 - 14:50
MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): Taliban have released more than a dozen Da Afghanistan Breshna Shirkat (DABS) workers after abducting them two weeks ago in Badpakh district of eastern Laghman province, an official said Sunday. Asadullah Dawlatzai, the Laghman...
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Power project: Parwan laborers say their wages missing

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Nov 28, 2017 - 18:20
KABUL (Pajhwok): A case involving non-payment of wages worth hundreds of thousands of afghanis for the digging of foundations for power pylons and claims of up to 1.6 million afghanis embezzlement in the electricity supply project in central Parwan...
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Kandaharis seek uninterrupted power supply

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Jun 21, 2016 - 12:29
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Officials and residents of southern Kandahar province say power supply should not be cut during installation of a new turbine at the Kajaki dam in neighbouring Helmand. Da Afghanistan Breshna Shirkat (DABS) officials...
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Contract to improve imported power voltage signed

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May 14, 2016 - 22:09
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): A contract to increase the voltage of electricity imported from Turkmenistan was signed between Da Afghnaistan Breshna Shirak and a Chinese company in western Herat province on Saturday. At the contract signing ceremony, Herat...
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Pylons yet to be fixed; security forces zero in on rebel bases

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Feb 17, 2016 - 13:03
KABUL /PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Interior (MoI) on Wednesday said the Dand-i-Shahabuddin area of northern Baghlan province, where power pylons were blown up, had been cleared of the insurgents. MoI spokesman Seddiq Seddiqi wrote on his...
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Taliban seek end to operation before power pylon's repair

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Feb 08, 2016 - 17:13
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Taliban say the would allow repairs of a power transmission line if an ongoing operation in Dand-i-Ghori district is stopped, mediators said on Monday. The militants blew up a power pylon in Dand-i-Shahabuddin area on the...
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Power problems in Baghlan, Nangarhar provinces delinked

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Jan 30, 2016 - 16:26
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Officials of eastern Nangarhar province on Saturday spurned reports that power supply from the Naghlu dam had been diverted to Kabul . Over the past few days, power supply has been cut off to the eastern province. There have...
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CEO inaugurates Indian-funded power substation in Parwan

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Dec 31, 2015 - 17:58
CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr. Abdullah Abdullah on Thursday inaugurated a power substation in central Parwan province, benefitting thousands of families in Parwan, Kapisa and Panjsher provinces. The substation built with...
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