By: Hamid Tamkin , Date:19/06/2019
SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): A number of women in northern Jawzjan province could not participate in the voter registration process for the presidential elections because they don’t have identity cards or... Read More
By: Azizullah Hamdard , Date:20/05/2019
KABUL (Pajhwok): Presidential election hopefuls on Monday termed President Ashraf Ghani’s stay in office beyond May 22 as unconstitutional and warned all options for the creation of a caretake... Read More
By: Hamid Tamkin , Date:17/10/2018
SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Saturday’s Wolesi Jirga elections will not take place in three districts of northern Jawzjan province owing to insecurity, the Independent Election Commission (IEC) regional office sa... Read More

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SHIBERGHAN (PAN): The northern Jawzjan province has immense gas reserves but stringent measures are needed to exploit the natural resources of the province in larger national interests, locals said. 
Bordering Turkmenistan, the province has five known areas rich in gas reservoirs. The natural gas is one of the valuable resources of Afghanistan but the country could not be able to exploit it judiciously.

SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): A Sikh by faith, Tota Singh has converted to Islam and is named as Abdul Rehman in the northern Jawzjan.
Two years back, Singh came from India to Shiberghan and since then he was thinking to convert to Islam.  After doing a lot of research, he has finally chosen Islam. “I was in prison for sometime in India and there I finally found that worshipping idles, animals and trees were not rational,” he recalled.

SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Militants gunned down a teacher in northwestern Jawzjan province, an official said on Saturday.
Provincial police chief Brig. Gen. Faqeer Mohammad Jawzjani told Pajhwok Afghan News that Mohammad Khan, the teacher, was shot dead by rebels in Faizabad district last night.
The motive behind the incident is unclear but police had launched investigation to ascertain facts, he said.

SHIBREGHAN (Pajhwok): A heavily pregnant woman, a policeman’s wife, was gang-raped by five men in northwestern Jawzjan province, an official said on Monday, as the victim threatened to commit suicide.
A relative of the 17-year-old woman told Pajhwok Afghan News she was only a month away from giving birth when five men rapped her last night in Shiberghan, the provincial capital.
She was beaten and her jewelries stolen by the rapists, who tied hands and feet of her father, the relative said, but refused to provide his name.


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