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They warned of snapping transmission lines to Kabul in Baghlan if work on distribution of electricity was not launched in certain areas of the provincial capital, Dand-i-Ghori and Shahabuddin districts. But Breshana Shirkat Director Sultan Ahmad Azizi was unaware of the Taliban threat. He said they had ...
Factory owners in the north-eastern province of Baghlan are warning that production in this former industrial centre will continue to plummet without serious government assistance. The provincial capital Pul-e Khomri was once home to thriving textile, sugar and cement industries. Local business leaders ...

(MENAFN - Wadsam) An extended power line and a newly constructed energy network were put into operation today in the city of Pol-e Khomri, Baghlan. Implemented by the German Regional Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF) and Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS), the project benefits about ...
PUL-E-KHUMRI, Afghanistan, March 14 (Xinhua) -- Afghan forces in crackdown against militants have arrested four Taliban fighters including key commander Qari Bakhtiar outside Pul-e-Khumri, the capital of northern Baghlan province, army spokesman Nasratullah Jamshidi said Wednesday. "Acting upon ...
deputy governor for northern Baghlan province has been arrested along with two partners during an operation, the spy-network said on Tuesday. The National Directorate of security (NDS info-icon ) in a statement said that Tariq, son of Qari Bakhtiar, the Taliban's deputy shadow governor and his two ...
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Residents of Baghlan-i-Markazi district say a power sub-station project has been completed in the town four months ago, but they are yet to avail electricity. The resident say said all construction work on the sub-station has been completed with supply lines and meters already ...

Threats from Taleban forces in Baghlan and Kunduz provinces have led to the six pm to six am shutdown. This night-time ban on mobile services is a commonly used tactic by the insurgents to stop security forces tracking their movements and to prevent locals providing tip-offs to the Afghan army.
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): A spring tree plantation campaign has got underway in northern Baghlan province, an official said on Monday. Ghulam Mohammad Mullahkhel, in charge of the horticulture process in the northern zone, told Pajhwok Afghan News around 120,000 saplings would be planted in ...
Every night of the week my cousin, Tayeb, and I would go to the rooftop of our family house in Baghlan to watch for anything suspicious happening in the neighborhood. I would feel the same level of excitement any boy of my age might feel when going to Disneyland. Five years older than me, Tayeb would ...
activists of northern Baghlan province say the government should accelerate the distribution of electronic national identity cards (E-NICs). Shamsul Haq Barakzai, a public representative, said: “I'm proud of my national identity and will remain an Afghan forever -- a fact that should be written in my e-NIC.”.
PUL-E-KHUMRI, Afghanistan, Feb. 25 (Xinhua) -- Up to nine militants have been killed and three others injured as security forces stormed Taliban hideouts in Tala-o-Barfak district of the northern Baghlan province on Saturday, an army spokesman in the northern region Major Mohammad Hamid Rezai said ...
The insurgents earlier this month said they would target power lines that feed the city's supply if public welfare projects in Kunduz and Baghlan provinces, both of which have a strong Taliban presence, were not speeded up. The pylons were blown up in Baghlan, north of the capital, in a step that comes ...
This cable can transfer Uzbekistan and Tajikistan power to Kabul,” said Abdullah, technical deputy head of DABS in Baghlan. This pylon was blown up following the destruction of two other pylons a week ago by the Taliban in Kunduz. This pylon also cut off electricity from Tajikistan to Kabul. Now, however ...
The IEC has already announced 14 positions for the heads of provincial offices, which are being run by acting chiefs, sources said. The provinces include Kabul, Logar, Wardak, Baghlan, Sar-e-Pul, Jawzjan, Faryab, Herat, Kapisa, Panjshir, Zabul, Nimroz, Khost and Kunar. Referring to these claims, the IEC ...
Under the agreement inked by the two sides last week, the fund will be invested in transmitting some 1,000 megawatts of electricity from Surkhan area of Uzbekistan to Pul-e-Khumri power grid in the northern Baghlan province, the paper said. Afghan government imports power from Turkmenistan, Iran, ...
According to a statement Police Chief of Baghlan Ikarmudin Sarey said that the four people allegedly blamed with armed robbery, killing and kidnapping were arrested. He said that mentioned suspects were arrested during an operation conducted by police and intelligence operatives in Baghlan-e-Markazi ...
(MENAFN - Pajhwok Afghan News) PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Civil society activists in northern Baghlan province have asked the government to get back usurped lands from ... Earlier, the local Land Authority had said that over 14,000 acres land had been grabbed by 1,744 individuals in Baghlan province.

(MENAFN - Pajhwok Afghan News) PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Police have seized 20 kilograms of hashish and five kg of opium in the Bano district of northern Baghlan province, an official said on Thursday. Police spokesman Zabihullah Shuja told Pajhwok Afghan News a man smuggling the drugs to ...
activists in northern Baghlan province have asked the government to get back usurped lands from land grabbers. The protesting activists gathered in front of the Provincial Council office and demanded the government to get back the grabbed lands. They performed land grabbing drama by distributing the ...
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Police have seized 20 kilograms of hashish and five kg of opium in the Bano district of northern Baghlan province, an official said on Thursday. Police spokesman Zabihullah Shuja told Pajhwok Afghan News a man smuggling the drugs to Pul-i-Khumri, the capital of Baghlan, was ...
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Residents of Dand Shahabuddin area of Pul-I-Khumri, the capital of northern Baghlan province, on Saturday asked the government to compensate them for their homes destroyed during Afghan forces airstrikes. Dozens of residents of Dand Shahabuddin gathered in front of ...
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Above 14,000 acres of state and private land has been usurped by powerful individuals and government officials in northern Baghlan province, Pajhwok Afghan News has learnt. According to the Land Authority, the list of 1,744 land grabbers has been prepared and dispatched to ...
Khaterah Sadat recalls her excitement when she began her economics degree at a private university in Baghlan province. Now, however, she bitterly regrets having invested so much of time and money in getting a qualification she fears will ultimately be useless. “I began at the faculty of economics with so ...
KUNDUZ, Afghanistan, Jan. 23 (Xinhua) -- At least seven Taliban militants were killed and 16 others wounded during two separate airstrikes conducted against Taliban hideouts in Kunduz and neighboring Baghlan provinces, north of Afghanistan on Monday night, local officials said Tuesday. "Air forces ...
Twenty-five-year-old Azizullah Barakezai, who came all the way from northern Baghlan to the pass, has been undergoing the tough training to become a Chapandaz for the past 10 years. “My family has inherited this from my forefathers and I am trying to keep this as long as I can physically and financially,” ...
The “Alburz 22” operation was launched on Monday in Baba Nazar and Khalazi area of Dand-e-Shahabuddin area of Pul-e-Khumri city, capital of Baghlan, to clear the area of insurgents, provincial police chief Ikramuddin Sare said. “Jalal who is also known as Khaternak and Juma Gul, the two-key members of the Taliban ...
KABUL, Jan. 14 (Xinhua) -- A slight quake jolted Afghanistan's northeastern Badakhshan, Takhar and the northern Kunduz and Baghlan provinces on Sunday, but no casualty has been reported. The tremor, according to locals and officials, occurred at around 01:40 p.m. local time in the said areas.
He said Afghanistan has purchased 100,000 tons of wheat from Uzbekistan which have been stored in government storages in north and northeastern provinces including Balkh, Baghlan, Kunduz, Badakhshan and Takhar. “We want to store 3,000 tons of wheat in Helmand, 2,000 tons in Ghazni, 18,000 tons in Herat, 15,000 ...
The storage facilities will be built in Baghlan, Balkh, Kandahar, Herat and Kabul provinces which will have the capacity of storing over 150,000 metric tons of wheat. MAIL officials said that the storage facilities will be state of the art and in line with international standards that will help the country overcome ...
The facilities will be built in the provinces of Baghlan, Balkh, Kandahar, Herat and Kabul. By building new storage facilities MAIL officials believe Afghanistan will be better equipped to deal with threats that arise from natural disasters, droughts and other emergency situations. “There are storage facilities in ...
In Thursday s game, Khost's passionate supporters were rewarded when the easterners beat Baghlan by 29 runs. Baghlan, also from the north, won the toss and elected to bowl. Led by Juma Gul, who took five wickets, they knocked Khost over for 133 in 29.2 overs. Shahih Zadran top-scored with 27, while ...
"Counter-Narcotics Police of Afghanistan (CNPA) together with Afghan security forces busted 11 drug cases and captured 16 people in Kabul, Kandahar, Baghlan and Herat provinces over the past week," the Counter-Narcotics Criminal Justice Task Force of Afghanistan (CJTF) said in a statement.
Ghaleb said raw materials were being purchased for the establishment of two power pylon manufacturing plants in Kabul and Baghlan provinces to meet domestic demand. “In Kabul, 40 percent of electricity would waste in the past, but efforts made to reduce this wastage to 33 percent this year and we ...
Households reported having been displaced due to ongoing armed conflict and military operations in and around insecure districts of Paktya province (Ahmad Aba, Chamkani, Gardez, Jaji Aroub, Jani Khail, Lija Ahmad Khail, Zurmat and Said Karam) as well as from Khost, Kunduz, Baghlan, Nangarhar and ...
Some 980 people displaced to Kapisa from Kunduz and Baghlan provinces and from Surobi, Kabul. In 2017, 21,050 people were verified as displaced in the Central and Capital regions, five per cent of the total displacement. Northern/North Eastern Region: No significant displacements were reported in the ...
In western Afghanistan, another IWPR workshop was held in Herat for more than 20 journalists from the provinces of Balkh, Samangan, Jowzjan, Badakhshan, Faryab, Saripul, Takhar and Baghlan. “Although I have been working as a reporter for three years at a local radio called Ghazal in Jowzjan ...
"The Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) launched a series of operation in Faryab, Kunduz, Sari Pul and Baghlan provinces, leaving 176 insurgents dead and 118 other wounded," Nasratullah Jamshidi, a press officer of 209 Shaheen Army Corps based in the region, said on his ...
PUL-E-KHUMRI, Afghanistan, Dec. 18 (Xinhua) -- Two police were killed after a group of Taliban militants attacked a security checkpoint outside Baghlan's provincial capital Pul-e-Khumri on Sunday night, police spokesman Zabihullah Shejah said Monday. The Taliban militants, according to the official, ...
The highway -- passing through treacherous mountains in Parwan and Baghlan provinces -- connects nine provinces with the central capital. Lt. Gen. Mohammad Rajab, the highway maintenance commander, told Pajhwok Afghan News the road was closed after a snowfall of 45 centimetres in southern ...
BAGHLAN PROVINCE – Becoming a lecturer in the Faculty of Environment at Baghlan University was no small achievement for Nargis Taimoory. She had to clear a very tough competitive examination, but getting the lectureship made it worthwhile. “I was very excited about becoming a lecturer at the ...
Gen Mohammad Salem Almas told Pajhwok Afghan News the suspected killers were arrested on the Kabul-Baghlan highway. The victims' family confirmed that the detainees were involved in the shooting. Almas said the suspects had escaped to Mazar-i-Sharif, but they were wanted and forced to flee ...
Uzbekistan already supplies electricity to Afghanistan but one of the agreements signed this week would see the construction of a new powerline from Surkhan, in Uzbekistan's Qashqadaryo Region to Puli Khumri in Baghlan Province. This, like other projects in Afghanistan, is not without risk. Keep in mind ...
They are the Pul-e-Khumri Dam in Baghlan province in the north and the Dohla Dam in Kandahar province, in the south of the country. Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah said at the signing ceremony on Wednesday that the government continues its efforts to work on dam construction projects besides ...
More than 500 people reportedly arrived in Kabul from Baghlan, Kunduz, and Nangarhar provinces. In 2017, nearly 21,000 people were verified as displaced in the Central and Capital regions, 6 per cent of the total displacement. Northern/North Eastern: Some 5,500 displaced people reportedly arrived to ...
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): In the past eight years, some 3,385 development projects have been implemented in northern Baghlan province, with some districts getting a small share in the schemes, Pajhwok Afghan News has learnt. Costing over five billion afghanis, these projects have been executed by ...
were killed and two others wounded in a clash with uprising members over Ushr (Islamic tax) collection in the Khost district of northern Baghlan province, an official said on Saturday. Mohamamd Zaman, an uprising commander in the district, told Pajhwok Afghan News the militants usually harassed people ...
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Increasing clashes and other incidents of insecurity on the Pul-i-Khumri-Kunduz and the Pul-i-Khumri-Mazar-i-Sharif highways in northern Baghlan province have worried commuters. Alauddin Noori, a resident of Baladuri area, told Pajhwok Afghan News that militants had many ...
Ikramuddin Sarai told Pajhwok Afghan News the foreign military experts had entered Kunduz, Faryab, Badakhshan, Helmand provinces and Dehna Ghori, Tala wa Barfak, Dushi and parts of Dand-i-Ghori and Dand-i-Shahabuddin districts of Baghlan. The police chief went on to claim that the Taliban and ...
According to Waziri, the focal points of the military crackdown presently is Jawzjan, Takhar, Sari Pul, Ghazni, Badakhshan, Baghlan, Helmand and Faryab provinces where the armed insurgents including Taliban and Islamic State outfits have been challenging the government forces. More than 50 militants, ...
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): At least two Taliban info-icon militants have been killed and three others wounded after they attempted to kidnap two engineers in Tala-Barfak district of northern Baghlan province, an official said on Monday. Provincial police spokesman Zabihullah Shuja told Pajhwok Afghan ...


 

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