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Nangarhar women demand for traditional bangles dwindling

Afghan women in eastern Nangarhar province are moving away from the traditional red and green colored bangles to buying silver and golden bracelets. Local traders link this shunning of traditional bangles to the influence by the characters in Indian soap

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Paktika farmers call on government for saffron cultivation training

Paktika farmers want to switch to growing saffron as the best alternative to the illicit crop, poppy. The farmers are seeking the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock to provide saffron seeds and training programs for them. The province offers

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First High Economic Council Meeting Held

The first meeting of the High Economic Council meeting was hosted by President Hamid Karzai on Wednesday. President Karzai set up a High Economic Council, led up by the president himself, to boost the country’s economy. Members include the Ministers

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