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Ethnography: An important but unpopular subject

Abdul Zuhoor Qayomi-Ethnography as a subject is very important to understand culture and different ethnic groups but it failed to gain popularity in Afghanistan. Afghans still to know that ethnography is systemic study of cultures and ethnic groups where the researchers observe society. Ethnography is focusing on identification of the …

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2 civilians among 7 dead in Kunduz violence

Two civilians, as many policemen and three militants have been killed during separate security incidents in northeastern Kunduz province, officials said on Thursday. Amanuddin Quraishi, the Imam Sahib district chief, said two policemen were killed in a roadside bombing while they were patrolling in Pul Arbab Khalil area of the …

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TTP supports Afghan ulema’s fatwa against Pakistan

AT-KABUL:  The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has put weight behind Afghan ulema’s recent fatwa of jihad (holy war) against Pakistan. Terming the terror attacks in Afghanistan against Islam and condemning Islamabad for supporting terrorism and harboring Afghan militants, members of the Afghanistan’s Ulema Council on Thursday issued a jihad fatwa against …

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Smuggling of low quality fuel irks ANSA, AISA

Abdul Zuhoor Qayomi-KABUL: Afghanistan National Standard Agency (ANSA) and Afghanistan Investment Support Agency (AISA) on Saturday said that low quality fuel and construction material enter into the country in huge quantity due to open borders and affecting the growth of local products and environment. After signing a memorandum of understanding …

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Maswak: A twig with many miracles

Abdul Zuhoor Qayomi-Popular as teeth cleaning twig among non-Muslims, use of maswak is very common in the Islamic countries. Believers use maswak to follow the teachings of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) as they know that it is not just a twig but has some …

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Growing domestic demand spurs furniture business

By M. Nadeem Alizai-When it comes to fashion and style, Afghans living in urban areas keep keen eye on new fashion trends. For them fashion is not just about wearing latest dress and fancy shoes or use of expensive cosmetics. Home and décor also matters. They love to buy latest …

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Man beheads wife in Herat

AT-KABUL: A woman was allegedly decapitated by her husband in the western Herat province, said an official in the province on Wednesday. Abdul Rauf Ahmadi, spokesman for Herat police, said that 25-year old, Laila has been killed by her husband. Ahmadi added that the culprit has fled the scene. He …

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