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Construction of Power Dam in Shakar Dara District Inaugurated

The construction of power dam, designed to produce 1.2 megawatts of power in addition to irrigating 2,700 hectares of agricultural land in Kabul, was inaugurated by President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday. The project is funded by government and costs around

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Microsoft unveils its own-brand family of tablets

Microsoft is all set to challenge Apple’s bestselling iPad with its upcoming touchscreen computers powered by Windows 8 system. The device can run standard applications such as its own Office and Photoshop and contains a choice of an Intel or

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AIJ President Arrested for Financial Fraud

AIJ Investment Advisor’s president along with three executives of AIJ could face jail if found guilty of embezzling pension funds of USD 1.4bn. This scandal is the latest to hit Japan after last year’s scandal where camera maker Olympus had

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India’s Outlook Downgraded by Fitch

Ratings agency Fitch lowered India’s outlook, given the country’s deteriorated economic growth. The agency finds India’s economy facing “heightened risks” due to structural challenges in its investment climate in the form of corruption and inadequate economic reforms. The government has

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Embezzlement in Reconstruction Funds for Zherai district, southern Kandahar

Niaz Mohammad Sarhadi, the district’s administrative head, complained about the fraud committed in funds allocated for the reconstruction projects in Zehrai district of southerin Kandahar. Sarhadi said the district had heavily suffered over the past 34 years. Funds that flew

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