By: Khan Wali Salarzai , Date:01/10/2018
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Three people have been killed and two others injured as a result of a raid by security forces and an armed attack on supporters of two Wolesi Jirgacandidates in eastern Kunar province, an of... Read More
By: Pajhwok Reporter , Date:04/10/2015
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Government employees involved in corruption would be brought to justice, the governor of eastern Kunar province said on Sunday. He was addressing a consultative gathering participated b... Read More
By: Hidayatullah Hamdard , Date:22/08/2015
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): The residents of northeastern Kunduz province demanded changes and transparency in the election system. A conference regarding suggestions of people to reform ballot was held on Saturday in K... Read More

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ASADABAD (PAN): Seven militants, including a commander, have been killed in a drone strike in the Watapur district of eastern Kunar province, an official said on Tuesday.
At least two Arab fighters were among the fatalities resulting from the overnight raid in the Sangar village of the district, the provincial police chief said.

ASADABAD (PAN): A government peace negotiator was assassinated by unidentified gunmen in eastern Kunar province on Sunday, an official said.
Tajbar Khan, a member of the Kunar Peace Committee, was gunned down in the Salampur area of Noorgal district at 3.00pm, the provincial governor said.

ASADABAD/MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): Heavy rainfall induced flash flooding in central Maidan Wardak and eastern Kunar provinces, destroying several homes and inundating agricultural crops, officials said on Wednesday.
In Kunar, rains lashed Narang district late on Tuesday evening and the ensuing floods washed away at least six homes in Kotki area, the provincial Natural Disaster Management Committee chief said.

Residents of eastern Kunar province want construction of a hydroelectric dam and security and stability from the upcoming president.
Kunar province shares a 260-kilometer border with Pakistan and has 14 districts.
Kunar province has nine seats in the provincial council and three of them are allotted for female representatives. Fifty-seven people nominated themselves for the provincial council elections, including only three women.

ASAD ABAD (PAN): Residents of Kunar link widespread insecurity and unavailability of electricity to hampering of development projects in the province, demanding the government to take measures to reverse the tide of lawlessness.
People say though Kunar has large water reservoirs and rivers, authorities fail to make best use of it to produce electricity.

ASAD ABAD (PAN): People in Kunar demand of the government to construct dams elsewhere in the province, which would help generate electricity and irrigate thousands acres of lands.
They are of the opinion that construction of dams would leave far-reaching positive impact on their economy.
They said Kunar River and other small rivers flow in the heart of the province while authorities are unable to kick off construction of dams. Ultimately, the waters of the rivers flow toward Pakistan without any use of it.

1.      National Radio and Television:
Funded by the government, these are public radio and television channel. The outlet has more than 30 employees and started broadcasts its program in Kunar in 1985.
2.      Zala Television:
Headed by Shikib Sanin, the process to establish the Zala private channel is under way.
Contact: 0700627825


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