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Wardak to see four development projects

Work on four development projects-a polyclinic, a central statistics department, provincial secretariat and a recreational park- was launched in central Maidan Wardak Province on August 9. The polyclinic, due to be completed in 6 months, is a single-story structure with

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David Walker as Barclays new Chairman

Barclays has appointed David Walker as the new Chairman who is a senior advisor to the American bank Morgan Stanley, having previously been chairman of Morgan Stanley International. Sir David was also an executive director of the Bank of England

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Samsung Supplier alleged for employing child labors

Investigators of the New York-based campaign group Child Labor Watch (CLW) alleged that Samsung Electronics has violated labor laws by employing child labors in one of its plants owned by China’s HEG Electronics, where cell phones, DVDs, stereo equipment and

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India’s economy continues to disappoint

India’s manufacturing fell for the third time in four months in June, declining 1.8% from a year earlier. Economists were expecting a 0.4% increase, with some forecasting India’s worst slowdown in a decade. Palaniappan Chidambaram, who recently took charge of

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10 Tricks for a Fabulous Workday

It takes just as much effort to have a wonderful day as it does to have a miserable one. Why not enjoy yourself? Want to have the best workday ever?  Day after day?  It’s not as difficult as you think.

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Pakistanis’ growing interest in Afghan Traditional Clothing

Every country has a traditional attire which represents its culture and has an intrinsic value to it. Afghan traditional clothing has always been the beauty of Afghan women, and their clothing fashion is gaining popularity outside of Afghanistan as well.

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New Road in Kunduz

Funded by the German Development Bank, a newly-graveled road was inaugurated in the Dasht-i-Archi district of northern Kunduz province. The project cost more than USD 40,000 and took six months to complete. The road is 7km long and 6km wide

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China's inflation falls to 30 month low

Chinese inflation dropped to its lowest in 30 months, to 1.8 per cent in July, following a rise of 2.2 per cent in June, opening up space for the government to stimulate the faltering economy. The world’s second largest economy

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China’s inflation falls to 30 month low

Chinese inflation dropped to its lowest in 30 months, to 1.8 per cent in July, following a rise of 2.2 per cent in June, opening up space for the government to stimulate the faltering economy. The world’s second largest economy

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Bank of England slashes growth forecast

THE Bank of England has slashed its forecast for growth this year in recession-affected Britain to close to zero per cent, saying the greatest threat to recovery comes from the eurozone crisis.  According to BoE’s latest quarterly report, Britain’s gross

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France’s economy to contract again

The Bank of France has predicted the country’s economy to fall back into recession this quarter, as the economy showed zero growth in the first quarter of the year. The economy is estimated to shrink by 0.1% in July to

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Standard Chartered Shares Bouncing Back Up

Shares of Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) price went up by almost 8% following a plummet of 16.43% late on Tuesday. The bank lost 8.2bn Euros of its value following the allegations from the US treasury for scheming with Iran to

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Restoration Work Began on a Number of Historical Sites in Ghazni

Minister of Information and Culture Sayed Makhdoom Raheen inaugurated the restoration work of 5 historical sites in Ghazni province. The restoration is an important step for the province’s preparations for the 2013 festival, said Minister Raheen. Mr. Raheed emphasized that

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5 Questions Great Job Candidates Ask

Many of the questions potential new hires ask are throwaways. But not these. Be honest. Raise your hand if you feel the part of the job interview where you ask the candidate, “Do you have any questions for me?” is

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5 Signs That You're an Entrepreneur at Heart

You might be surprised how many “entrepreneurs” are not at the helm of a growing business but rather are among the employees helping to build it. Entrepreneurs can be a wacky bunch, but it can get weird to see some

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5 Signs That You’re an Entrepreneur at Heart

You might be surprised how many “entrepreneurs” are not at the helm of a growing business but rather are among the employees helping to build it. Entrepreneurs can be a wacky bunch, but it can get weird to see some

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School for orphans inaugurated in Kabul City

The private school Seerat follows the general curriculum of the Afghan Ministry of Education before noon, and after that teaches Islamic studies and sciences. The school inaugurated in Kabul City on 7th of August and is situated close to the

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First Veterinary Clinic in a Nangarhar District

Built under the National Area-Based Development Program, a veterinary clinic opened in the Achin district of eastern Nangarhar. The clinic, funded by Japan, cost USD 47,461. The residents of the district needed such a facility for their livestock-goats, sheep, cows,

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The Unresolved Transit Issues between Afghanistan and Pakistan

Pakistan does not cooperate with the Afghan government to resolve the transit issues at the border by signing the memorandum of understanding, said Afghan Foreign Minister Dr. Zalmai Rasool. Despite constant efforts from the Afghan government side, Pakistan repeatedly refuses

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Standard Chartered shares dropped post allegations

Shares of UK’s Standard Chartered Bank plunged after the bank was alleged for laundering Iran’s money. Shares in London fell 16.7% about as much as its Hong Kong stock dropped. According to New York’s financial regulator, Standard Chartered Bank schemed

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Rwanda: A painful dilemma

  The Rwandan government’s human-rights record is so bad that donors should start withdrawing aid PAUL KAGAME, Rwanda’s president, is a clever and persuasive man with well-intentioned and influential foreign friends. In the past few weeks America’s Bill Clinton and

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India’s New Finance Minister to Clarify Tax System

Palaniappan Chidambaram, who recently took charge of India’s finance ministry amid the economic slowdown, has pledged to take steps to revive confidence in the Indian economy by clarifying tax laws and boosting investment. “Clarity in tax laws, a stable tax

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UK bank accused of Iran money laundering

According to New York’s financial regulator, Standard Chartered Bank schemed with the Iranian government to launder $US250 billion from 2001 to 2007, leaving the United States’ financial system “vulnerable to terrorists”. The  State Department of Financial Services has labelled UK-based Standard

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5 MW Thermal Power to Ghazni Province- Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat

With the implementation of Da Afghanistna Breshna Sherkat (DABS) project, Ghazni is granted with 5mega watts of thermal power. The full cost of the project is covered by DABS, according to the company’s officials. Ghazni will be hosting the upcoming

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Finance Officials Involved in Corruption

Ministry of Finance officials are alleged for accepting a USD 3million bride to reduce a private company’s taxes. According to the Anti-Corruption Prosecution Office Chief Abu Baker, the private company called Global Link had to pay the government a tax

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