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Afghanistan brings home SAFF cup

In a highly anticipated championship match, the Afghan National Football Team defeated India soundly 2-0 on Wednesday night to take the 2013 SAFF Cup. It was the first time in history Afghanistan has won the tournament. Celebrations erupted around the

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Afghan women’s handicrafts are put on display in Baghlan province

Handicrafts of Afghan businesswomen have been put on display in one of the hotels in Pul-e-Khumri, capital city of Baghlan province. The exhibition is held by the Empowerment Center for Women (ECW). “The purpose of this exhibition is to promote

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30% decline in Samangan wheat production

Agriculture department officials in Samangan province have reported a 30% decline in this year’s wheat production. “Last year, 133,000 hectares of rainfed and irrigated lands produced 100,000 tons of wheat. However, this year, the yield stands at 70,000 tons from

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3 Ministers travel to support Afghan team at the SAFF final match against India

President Hamid Karzai has asked Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal, Minister of Finance; Farooq Wardak, Minister of Education; and Wais Ahmad Barmak, Minister of Urban Development, to travel to Nepal and cheer on the Afghan National Football Team, which is set to

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Farah witnesses a remarkable increase in jujube yield this year

Farah orchard owners are experiencing a tremendous hike in jujube production. With 950 hectares of land producing 1,187 tons of jujubes, the production has jumped three-fold this year in the province. The fruit is widely produced in Andar Dara, Pusht

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