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Hundreds burned or killed by unsafe gas cylinders and cookers every year in Afghanistan

By Ahmad Masoud Blasts caused by low quality gas cylinders, pressure cookers and contaminated fuels are causing burns to thousands of people in Afghanistan every year. Sources in the Ministry of Public Health say that out of 24,000 burn cases

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GIZ training Afghan jewelers

The German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) has provided trainings to Afghan jewelers and carving industry in reaching the international standards of jewelry making and carving, processing precious stones from Afghanistan mines, standardizing methods of cutting, and using of small

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Railway track has become a problem rather than a solution to Afghan traders

The 75km railway track built in Hairatan port of Mazar-e-Sharif-e-Sharif with financial support from the Asian Development Bank was aimed at addressing the problems of the Afghan traders. However, traders in Mazar-e-Sharif have recently complained about the railway track. The

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Katrina and SRK the most downloaded celebrities

BollywoodLife-The Jab Tak Hai Jaan actor beat her contemporaries – Kareena, Priyanka, Anushka Sharma and Vidya Balan, and ranks number one as the most downloaded celebrity on mobile When she started off with a movie like Boom, little did Katrina

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Power project in Nangarhar completed

Cabinet ministers, parliamentarians, members of provincial council and DABS CEO attended the inaugural ceremony of the power project in Nangarhar on Saturday. The project transfers electricity from Naghlu dam to eastern Nangarhar and Laghamn provinces. Addressing the gathering, Water and

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US unemployment hits 4-year low

US unemployment rate in November was down to a four-year low of 7.7%, after the US added 146,000 jobs. The figure was well above most analysts’ expectations. “Our analysis leads us to conclude that Hurricane Sandy did not substantively impact

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Indian Government Wins Vote on Retail Reform

India’s minority government narrowly won a final vote in parliament on Friday for its controversial move to allow in foreign supermarkets, giving a boost to its reform agenda. After heated debate, members in the upper house finally voted ‘yes’ to

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Lack of strategic plans- a major challenge facing economic development of Afghanistan

A number of well-known officials and university professors met at the Ibn-e-Sina auditorium to discuss the environmental and economic challenges of the country. Azrakhsh Hafizi, International Affairs Advisor to Chamber of Commerce and Industries, regarded the issue of the withdrawal

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