By: Khan Wali Salarzai , Date:01/10/2018
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Three people have been killed and two others injured as a result of a raid by security forces and an armed attack on supporters of two Wolesi Jirgacandidates in eastern Kunar province, an of... Read More
By: Pajhwok Reporter , Date:04/10/2015
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Government employees involved in corruption would be brought to justice, the governor of eastern Kunar province said on Sunday. He was addressing a consultative gathering participated b... Read More
By: Hidayatullah Hamdard , Date:22/08/2015
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): The residents of northeastern Kunduz province demanded changes and transparency in the election system. A conference regarding suggestions of people to reform ballot was held on Saturday in K... Read More

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ASADABAD (Pajhwok): About 142 families affected by recent floods were on Sunday distributed food and non-food items in eastern Kunar province, an official said.
The floods triggered by heavy rains hit Narai, Chapa Dara, Sarkano, Khas Kunar, Narang, Ghazibad, Asmar, Shegal and Watapur districts, according to local officials.
The relief goods distributed among affected families had been delivered by the World Food Program and other non-governmental charity organizations, said Kunar Governor Wahidullah Kalimzai.

KUNDUZ (Pajhwok): The Kunduz provincial council on Saturday said regaining control of Dasht-i-Archi district was beyond the capability of local forces.
It urged the government to conduct major operations and send reinforcements to
Dasht-i-Archi, which fell to insurgents one month ago.
Mohammad Yousuf Ayubi, provincial council head, blamed the Kunduz administration for its negligence that led to the fall of the district.

ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen have shot dead the former provincial council (PC) head for eastern Kunar province, an official said on Saturday.
The body of Mia Hassan Adil was recovered in the limits of the Khewa district of Nangarhar province, police chief Brig. Gen. Abdul Habib Syedkhel told Pajhwok Afghan News.
Adil hailed from the Manogi district of Kunar and served as provincial council chief. He was a 12th class graduate and a commander of the Hezb-i-Islami party during jihad.

KUNDUZ (Pajhwok): The recent conflict in northern Kunduz province has made the lives of internally displaced families miserable as some of them complain they would not have a happy Eid this year.
In the past few months, the security situation has deteriorated in Kunduz with two districts --- Chardara and Dasht-i-Archi -- falling to the Taliban insurgents. The government has so far only managed to regain control of Chardara.

ASADABAD (Pajhwok): A shortage of gynaecologists and skilled midwives has been a source of serious trouble for women in eastern Kunar province, residents and public health officials say.
But authorities say a midwifery training process is currently underway. They hope the problem will be resolved with the completion of the training programme in three years from now.
Director of Public Health Dr. Asadullah Fazli says programmes for training educated girls as midwives have been launched in several provinces with the support of foreign donors.

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