Rifts over Census Law impede e-NIC issuance: Ministry

By Akhtar M.Nikzad: KABUL: The Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (MoCIT) and the Interior Ministry are all set to issue Electronic National Identity Cards (e-NIC) but rifts over Census Law and a number of political issues have hindered the process, said officials on Saturday. The deputy minister of communication and …

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Girls Karate Tournament Held in Kabul

An all-girls Karate tournament ended Saturday in Kabul with eight successful participants being selected for the Kabul girls karate team. Nearly 50 girls from different Kabul clubs took part in the one-day event organized in Zoorkhaneh gymnasium, Kabul. The participants had to display their best techniques and skills in order …

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Kabul labourers rally on May Day to demand jobs

KABUL: On Labour Day, hundreds of labourers on Friday staged a protest demonstration in the capital Kabul, demanding work opportunities. The rally was organized by the National Labour Union aimed at pressing the government to increase wages of labourers. Mohammad Maroof Qadari, the NLU leader, asked the government to implement …

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25 rebels killed, 21 injured in Khost firefight

KABUL: Twenty-five Taliban insurgents were killed and another 21 injured during clashes with Afghan border police in southeastern Khost province, an official said on Friday. The pre-dawn clashes that broke out in Alisher and Terazai districts also left two border policemen dead and five others injured, the governor’s spokesman, Abdul …

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Security situation in Kunduz

Security officials said Wednesday that 154 Taliban fighters have been killed in northern Kunduz province. As many as 134 others were injured. Security officials also said that among the dead at least 30 were foreigners. Now that NATO/ISAF have formally concluded their combat mission and they are staying around to …

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Clerics support Ghani’s, Kaba’s Imam Statement

Abdul Zuhoor Qayomi-KABUL: Clerics in a gathering supported President Ghani’s new statement and also the Holly Haram-e-Sharif of Kaba here in Kabul. Hundreds of religious scholars gathering in Haji Abdul Rahman Masjid in Kabul announced their vice of support to the new statement of President Muhammad Ashraf Ghani and the …

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