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Afghanistan steps up to 129th position in FIFA ranking

In the updated FIFA world ranking, Afghanistan rose 4 places and now ranks 129th. Afghanistan won the  2013 South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Championship after their 3-0 victory against the former SAFF champions, India. Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bhutan remained unchanged

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Business confidence dwindles, as BSA swings in the wind

Unsure about Afghanistan’s security situation, businessmen and investors have begun withdrawing or stalling their capital and assets. Business confidence tumbled after President Hamid Karzai refused to sign the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA)–an essential security pact that determines the magnitude of

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Ram-Leela crosses the 100 crore mark

Yet another Bollywood hit enters the “100-crore” league. Ram-Leela, starring Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh, is the latest entrant to the 100-crore club. The film is a love saga, an adaptation of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, set in violence times.

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Gas prices soar, other commodity prices remain stable in Kabul market

Pajhwok Afghan News Weekly Price Report- Gas prices have soared in Kabul market and other daily-use commodities rates stayed stable. Gas prices have been on the increase over the past 10 days. A gas seller in Kolola Pushta neighborhood, Mohammad

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Afghani dips against the US dollar

The value of the US dollar has appreciated against the Afghani currency, with the buying rate currently standing at 58.25 AFN. Earlier this year, the US dollar was sold at an exchange rate of 52-53 AFN. Local moneyexchangers have linked

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