Teachers’ shortage: Paktika University students in trouble

SHARAN (Pajhwok): More than half of lecturers of the university in southeastern Paktika province are busy pursuing their master’s degree education inside and outside the country, leaving students struggling with their studies. Kala Khan, an...

89 Kandahar University teachers abroad pursuing studies

KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The University in southern Kandahar province has long been lacking faculty buildings and professional teachers, affecting education affairs on the campus, it was told a high level meeting here on Saturday. The meeting at the...

Multimillion afghani projects change Nangarhar University’s look

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Reconstruction projects worth 25 million afghanis have been completed and other similar projects costing $10 million are underway on the university campus in eastern Nangarhar province, The projects completed have reformed the...

Ground broken on Uruzgan University building

TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): The foundation stone of a new building for the university in central Uruzgan province was laid in the Eidgah desert on Monday.

Fundraiser for blast-hit Paktia University launched

GARDEZ (Pajhwok): A youth group has launched a fundraiser for reconstruction of the university in southeastern Paktia province after a heavy explosion badly damaged the campus in Gardez, the provincial capital. The suicide and gun attack on the...

Explosives found in front of Kapisa university

MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhowk): Police in central Kapisa province on Wednesday found explosives in front of the Alberoni University.

Apology tendered over not playing national anthem

ASADBAD (Pajhwok): Syed Jamaluddin Afghan University officials in eastern Kunar province on Saturday apologized over not playing the national anthem during a graduation ceremony. The ceremony at the Shariah Faculty took place about four days ago...

Balkh: 50 students graduate from Pashto literature

MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): About 50 students on Tuesday celebrated their graduation from Pashto literature at the university in northern Balkh province. This year; the graduation party on the campus in Mazar-i-Sharif, the provincial capital, was...

Islamic university being established in Nangarhar

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Construction of boundary wall around an Islamic International University began on Thursday in eastern Nangarhar province. The university’s establishment would cost $250 million in total and would take 15 years to complete, the higher education minister said.

Logar University to have hostel facility

PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Construction work on a hostel building was launched at the university in central Logar province on Monday, officials said. Governor Halim Fidai told Pajhwok Afghan News the hostel facility would be constructed at a cost of 20...

Nangarhar University prepares national wheat policy

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A teacher at the Nangarhar University has prepared a national policy on wheat production and if implemented, the policy would help Afghanistan gain self-sufficiency in the crop. The five-year plan will be soon presented to the...

Work launched on 3 buildings at Bamyan University

BAMYAN (Pajhwok): Construction work was launched on Sunday on three buildings for two faculties and a girls’ hostel on the university campus in central Bamyan province.

Badakhshan University to have more classrooms

FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): A 30-room building is being constructed on the university campus in northeastern Badakhshan University to accommodate eighty percent students, an official said on Monday.

Students demand proper building for Paktika University

SHARAN (Pajhwok): Students in southeastern Paktika province on Wednesday complained their university lacked a proper building, saying they were faced with several problems. Mohammad Yar, a student of Paktia University’s Education Faculty, told...

27 university students detained in Nangarhar raid

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Twenty-seven university students have been arrested for carrying Taliban and Daesh flags during a protest rally in eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Tuesday said. Some days ago, a number of Nangarhar University...

Nangarhar students carrying Taliban, IS flags being probed

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Local officials on Tuesday promised investigating a recent rally in Jalalabad, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, where participants carried the flags of a militant outfits. Some days ago, a number of Nangarhar...

Work on new buildings starts on Logar varsity campus

PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): New buildings for teaching and administration purposes are being constructed on the university campus in central Logar province. Governor Mohammad Halim Fidai and deputy higher education minister Gul Hassan Walizai on Monday...