TimeLine Layout

March, 2015

  • 8 March

    MoI eyes recruiting more women in police lines

    AT-KABUL: Celebrating the International Women’s Day, the interior minister, Noor-ul-Haq Ulumi, said Sunday that Afghanistan was in the need of increasing the number of policewomen thus the ministry was keen to surge number of women in police lines. He told a session in Kabul that the ministry was struggling to …

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  • 8 March

    Afghanistan, Pakistan will not allow use of its soil against each other: Aziz

    AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Amidst Kabul’s struggles to bring the Taliban to the table of negotiations and establish joint efforts with Islamabad in war on terror, Pakistani Prime Minister’s Advisor on National and Foreign Affairs, Sartaj Aziz, said Sunday that the Afghan government and the Taliban have formed committees for talks, …

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  • 8 March

    Taliban to get 30% share in Afghan govt: Report

    KABUL: During the widely-reported peace talks, the Afghan government would offer Taliban with a 30 per cent share in the cabinet and in three provinces, Pakistani media reports on Sunday. The Express newspaper report said that the discussions over peace talks were underway between Afghan government and the Taliban and …

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  • 8 March

    Afghanistan, Turkey ties moving on path to stability: MoFA

    KABUL: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) on Sunday said that ties between Afghanistan and Turkey were moving ahead with tandem, which would help the peace drive more successful. Speaking at a ceremony marking 94th year of Kabul- Ankara friendship, Deputy Foreign Minister Hekmat Khalil Karzai said both the countries …

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  • 8 March

    Salang Highway reopens for traffic

    KABUL: After a 30-hour closure due to heavy snowfall, the vital Salang Highway has been reopened to traffic, officials in central Parwan province said on Sunday. Lt. Gen. Mohammad Rajab, the highway maintenance head, told Pajhwok Afghan News the highway was reopened after hectic efforts at around 5:00 pm. Snowfall, …

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  • 7 March

    8 family members die in roof collapse incident in Nangarhar

    Eight members of a single family have died due to the collapse of the roof of a room in their house in eastern Nangarhar province. Officials say that the incident took place in Wali Sar area of Shirzad District last night. Malim Mashoq, Governor of Shirzad District says that the …

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  • 7 March

    Afghan pilot receives courage award

    Captain Niloofar Rahmani, the first female fixed-wing Afghan Air Force pilot in nation’s history, on Friday was presented with the prestigious International Women of Courage award for the year 2015. Rahmani along with nine others from various parts of the world, including Tabassum Adnan, founder, Khwendo Jirga from Swat, received …

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  • 6 March

    Woes of inmates

    There are immense problems the government has to deal with. For many there would be zero chance of improvement in the situation on ground. However, there is a ray of hope that the nation should gaze at to move forward with zeal and enthusiasm. Decision of the chief executive officer …

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  • 6 March

    Karzai seeks people’s support for govt

    AT-KABUL: The ex-President Hamid Karzai urged the people of Afghanistan to support the government of national unity. Talking to a gathering, organized on the occasion of the 20th death anniversary of the founder of Wahdat-e-Mili party Abdul Ali Mazari, Hamid Karzai on Friday said that floods and avalanches killed hundreds …

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  • 6 March

    Civil society concerned over foreign advisors’ presence in electoral bodies

    AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: The civil society activist voiced concerns over presence of foreign advisors in electoral bodies. Afghanistan’s Civil Society Network (ACSN), Jandad Spinghar, said that presence of the foreign advisors in electoral bodies could pave the ground for fraud and ragging in the future elections. Spinghar in an interview …

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