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Akshay’s Boss fails in Box Office

Akshay Kumar’s Boss turned out to be another big disaster after Ranbir Kapoor’s Besharam. The movie had a superb opening and was expected to have a high business, considering its screen count and number of days, but it has failed

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Cost of each US troop in Afghanistan to nearly double, according to Pentagon

As per new analysis of the Pentagon’s budget, the average cost of each US troop in Afghanistan will nearly double in 2014 to USD 2.1million. According to Defense Department officials, the added cost comes from the price of sending troops

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International support team to assist with Afghan 2014 elections

The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) will send a support team to Afghanistan to assist with the 2014 presidential and provincial council elections in the country, following the request of the government of Afghanistan. The OSCE had

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Afghan onions fail to rein in price of onion in India

In an effort to meet the high demand for onions in the country, India imports onions from the neighboring Afghanistan. However, arrivals of onion from Afghanistan had not helped much in bringing down the high retail prices of onion which

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400 welfare projects to be executed in Sar-e-Pul province

The National Solidarity Program (NSP) has undertaken about 400 welfare projects in Sar-e-Pul province. Work on 208 welfare projects, costing USD 6  million,  has already been initiated. Director of the Rural Rehabilitation and Development in Sar-e-Pul province, Eng. Ahmad Javed,

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Installation of first seismograph in Badakhshan province

With collaboration from the American Geosciences Institute, the first ever seismograph is being installed in Faizabad, Badakhshan. “The device is being installed on a high hill Faziabad. The land, on which the device is being established, is purchased by the

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Afghanistan attends CAREC conference in Kazakhstan

The 12th Ministerial Meeting was held in Astana, Kazakhstan, to review the progress made in Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) priority areas and discuss strategies to guide the CAREC program in promoting “integrated transport and trade”. The members of

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US assistance to Afghanistan depends on finalizing the security pact

During his visit to Kabul city, American Senator Carl Levin said that the  US would not be able to provide any assistance until the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) between the two nations is signed. “I told President Karzai that we

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Price of food goes down, fuel, gold prices up

(Pajhwok Afghan News Weekly Price Report) Prices of petroleum products, liquefied gas and gold edged up in Kabul markets during the outgoing week, when rates of rice and ghee decreased, dealers said on Thursday. One gram of Arabian gold cost

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