TimeLine Layout

November, 2014

  • 24 November

    iPhone 6 Plus review

    Don’t act so surprised, Your Highness. You weren’t on any mercy mission this time. Several transmissions were beamed to this ship by Rebel spies. I want to know what happened to the plans they sent you. In my experience, there is no such thing as luck. Partially, but it also …

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  • 16 November

    Facebook sets up ‘dark web’ link to access network via Tor

    Facebook has created the ability for users to connect directly to the social network via anonymising “dark web” service Tor. While it was already possible to access Facebook via Tor, the new set-up means all data is encrypted and Tor users are not mistaken for hacked accounts. Users could access …

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  • 16 November

    Afghanistan-A upset Pakistan-A in friendly match

    KABUL: Afghanistan-A beat Pakistan-A by 54 runs in the one-off limited overs match in the Pakistani capital Islamabad as Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif watched the friendly. Initially a Twenty20 but later reduced to 15-overs-a-side, the match was played at the Shalimar Ground in Islamabad, …

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  • 14 November

    Illiteracy rate in Afghanistan stands at 64pc

    5 million citizens educated since 2002 including 60 percent females; seven million citizens still illiterate; 78 ‘adult literacy schools’ functional across country The Ministry of Education says it has annually covered an average of 500,000 people with literacy programs. Currently around 796,000 people, aged over 15, are attending around 31,840 …

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  • 14 November

    Afghans need lasting peace, stability to make headway in sports

    By Baber Khan Sahel and Ahmad Siyar Sirat Cricket in Afghanistan as well as other sports have had several achievements over the past decade and would see more development in future if sportsmen are supported and provided more facilities, said the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) president, Shahzada Massoud, in an …

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  • 14 November

    Afghanistan has potential to generate 314,500 MW electricity: Minister

    Forty percent population has access to regular electricity. To cover all the population Afghanistan needs 5,000 megawatt power.” By Babar Khan Sahel KABUL: Many Afghans turn their night into day without having electricity. Afghanistan has the capacity to exploit its own natural resources and produce thousands of megawatt (MW) electricity …

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  • 14 November

    Child labor and stagnant policies

    Opinion by Mir Safyan Khilji Child labor has number of definitions and different people have different concepts about the issue. However according to International Labor Organization “Child labor refers to the employment of children in any work that deprives children of their childhood, interferes with their ability to attend regular …

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  • 14 November

    Twitter gaffe exposes Taliban’s spokesman location, but Kabul’s silence odd enough

    Opinion by Qais Daudzai and Ahmad Siyar Sirat Taliban stands for plural form of Taliban which means the one who seek knowledge especially religious scholarship.  But yet there is another Taliban group as well, which denotes militant struggle and façade. The latter group was formed to fight the North Alliance …

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  • 14 November

    Education under siege

    The Taliban have shut at least 26 schools and two other educational institutes down in Haska Mina district of eastern Nangarhar province. The act is said to be the reaction of the Taliban to retaliate the arrest of their two colleagues by NDS—Afghan spy service. The savage act has caused …

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  • 14 November

    Editorial: Insurgency and gruesome carnage in Paktia’s Zurmat

    In a recent spate of bloodshed, militants ruthlessly massacred nearly a dozen government officials in the Zurmat district of southern Paktia province. Militancy in this country, through all the decade, has drenched entire Afghanistan with blood. There is hardly a place where the insurgent Taliban haven’t spilled Afghan blood. When …

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