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Jawzjan Electricity Problem to be solved soon

The power extension project from Turkmenistan to northern Afghanistan will benefit half million resident of Jawzjan province. The project would a 400km area of Turkmenistan and 46km in the Andkhoi district of Faryab province, with 800 Mw power substation to

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Water Shortage in Nimruz Province

South-western Nimruz province is suffering from water shortage, despite the plentiful Helmand River running through the region. Residents have called on the government to solve their problem, but some complain that the government has disregarded our situation. “I came here

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Bridge Construction in Jurm District of Badakhshan

The Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development officials say that a 32m-long bridge in the district of Jurm through the rural roads program of the Ministry was inaugurated on Saturday. According to the Ministry of Public Works, the bridge will

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Karzai Heads to Japan for Tokyo Conference

President Hamid Karzai flew to Tokyo, Japan on Saturday to attend the Tokyo Conference where donors will pledge an annual aid of around USD 4 billion to Afghanistan. The one-day conference will focus on reviewing Afghanistan’s achievements so far since

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Oxfam calling on Tokyo Conference Participants to Sustain Aid to Afghanistan

Ahead of a vital donor conference in Tokyo this week, Oxfam is calling on governments represented at the summit to maintain levels of aid to the country and ensure this aid reaches the Afghan men, women and children who need

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S.M. Krishna to Participate in Tokyo Conference

India’s foreign minister S.M. Krishna is expected to emphasize India’s long-term commitments to the Afghan Government and its people in their efforts to build a peaceful, pluralistic, democratic and prosperous Afghanistan. India and Afghanistan has a historic long partnership and

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Investigations Launched on Libor-rigging by Serious Fraud Office

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has confirmed that a formal investigation is launched into the rigging of inter-bank lending rates. The individuals involved in the rigging as a result of the investigation could receive with criminal charges. The Chief Secretary

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Manmohan Singh

Dr. Manmohan Singh is the 17th and current Prime Minister of India. Singh is a member of the Indian National Congress party and became the first Sikh to become Prime Minister of India on May 22, 2004. He is one

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Afghanistan's Traditional Dance-Attan

Attan is a traditional Afghan dance; It’s origin lies in the Afghan Pashtoon tribes pagan yester-years and usually involved men performing a ritual dance. This was later modified into a Muslim dance of soldiers to allow the dancers to get

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Afghanistan’s Traditional Dance-Attan

Attan is a traditional Afghan dance; It’s origin lies in the Afghan Pashtoon tribes pagan yester-years and usually involved men performing a ritual dance. This was later modified into a Muslim dance of soldiers to allow the dancers to get

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HTC smartphones profits declining

Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC has reported a 58% fall in net profit in the second quarter of the fiscal year. The revenues were worse than expected and the company hopes that the planned launch of new models in the second

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Financial Transactions to be done in local currency- Afghanistan Central Bank

As part of the measures taken to stabilize afghani currency, the Central Bank of Afghanistan announced that all financial transaction would be done in the local currency. Private-sector financial institutions urged private-sector financial institutions to refrain from investment outside of

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8 Firms Shortlisted for Afghan-Tajik Basin Project

Eight have been shortlisted by a commission from 20 international companies that tendered for the Afghan-Tajik basin. The companies will invest in six block out of the 12 blocks in the development and production of oil and gas in the

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