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Wolesi Jirga ignores reports over corruption: SAO

Abdul Zuhoor Qayomi-KABUL: Chief of Supreme Audit Office (SAO) of the Afghan government Sharif Sharifi   on Saturday said that Wolesi Jirga (WJ) of the parliament does not properly follow their reports over corrupt figures. Speaking Sharifi on the “one –week fiscal report assessment training and challenges” here in Kabul said …

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Crime kingpin Khudaidad hanged to death

AT-KABUL: Notorious gangster Sayedullah alias Rayees Khudaidad was executed on Saturday. Khudaidad was sentenced to death by a court nearly two months ago. According to a press release of the National Directorate of Security (NDS) the Afghan crime kingpin was involved in several killing and kidnapping cases. “Khdaidad was hanged …

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India announces direct admission scheme for foreign students

AT-KABUL: Aimed at providing high-quality and affordable higher education to local and foreign students, India has announced direct admission scheme. In a media statement issued here, the Indian embassy in Kabul said that India has announced the Direct Admission of Students Abroad (DASA) Scheme to offer admissions to foreign nationals, …

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FMIC expands PGME training programs 

AT-KABUL: The French Medical Institute for Children (FMIC) on Saturday inaugurated a new building and extended the Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME) to seven areas in FMIC in Kabul. Chairman of Provisional Operating Committee of FMIC Lee Hilling said that FMIC PGME teaching program expanded to seven areas including Paediatric medicine, …

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Avalanches: Death toll rises to 233

Ghani terms Panjshir avalanche casualties a national tragedy, call on people for support AT Monitoring Desk KABUL: The death toll from the deadly incident of avalanches in different parts of the country has increased to more than 200 people, mostly in central Panjshir province, which has witnessed heavy snowfalls in …

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Children are used in drugs smuggling, selling: Officials

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Millions of dollars were spent to overcome poppy cultivation and drugs trafficking in the country, but the struggles brought Afghanistan to the point that it was placed among highest poppy cultivators and drugs producers in the world. Media reports said the other day that thousands of children …

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