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Monday, 05 November 2012 06:01

Drug Smuggler Arrested In Nimroiz

Monday, November 05, 2012
Kabul (BNAS) Soldiers of national army arrested a drug smuggler in Nimroz province yesterday, the press office of defense ministry said.
The man, according to the source was arrested in Dilaram district while attempting the take 40 sacks of opium poppy out of the country.
According to another report, soldiers of national army had also discovered three anti-vehicle mines in Helmand and thus foiled terror attacks.
 

Monday, November 05, 2012
Chrikar (BNA) The registration of properties and assets of government officials in Prwan province was formally began in Charikar yesterday.
In the ceremony attended by several officials including provincial governor Abdul Basir Salangi, the governor in his remarks described the process as a significant step towards checking corruption which is in line with the 45th presidential decree. 
The meeting ended with registering the wealth of governor Salangi and others attended it.
 

Monday, November 05, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The unplanned development, digging wells, poor standard urbanization in Kabul city and increasing populations have bodily damaged the underground waters. 
If the trend continues unchecked, Kabul would face severe underground water shortage in future possibly the next five years, the ministry for water and power has warned. 
The deputy for the ministry of water and power, Shujadin Ziae in an interview has warned that Kabul city would also face environmental challenge. 
It is estimated that Kabul’s underground water is some 32 million cubic meters which is enough for I million people, while for the 5 million residents of Kabul, we need 150 million cubic meters. 
Ziae also added that with building Shahtat water dam in Kabul the water scarcity will be solved as it can provide water to 9 million people, adding the Shahtot dam will be completed within the next five years. 
Another dam is building Gulbahar dam which is currently under consideration and will be possibly built in 10 years. 
Digging deep wells up to 50 meters or 100 meters deep will cause water shortage in the city, he added.
 

Monday, November 05, 2012
Kabul (BNA) President Hamid Karzai has issued an order assigning a commission to study environmental conditions of Ghour province. 
The commission is led by Abdul Majid Presidential Advisor. The commission is composed of authorized representatives of the attorney general office as well. 
Other members of the commission include Ali Mast representative of the interior ministry, Mohammad Daoud representative of independent local organs.
The delegation in consultation with the in charges of the local organs, religious ulama, provincial council, elders and influential assess the existing problems in the province and seek ways for solution of the problems and report on their findings to the presidential office in two weeks time.
 

Monday, November 05, 2012
Kabul (BNAS) Dear President Obama,
I have been deeply saddened by the images of the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy, which recently struck the East Coast of the United States of America.  On behalf of the people of Afghanistan and my own, I offer our deepest commiseration and sympathy for the loss so many of your citizens have suffered.
At this difficult time for communities along the East Coast, we express our friendship and solidarity with the American people.
Our thoughts and prayers go our particularly to those who have lost loved ones, homes and businesses.
We wish them solace and speedy recovery.
All the best wishes,
Yours sincerely,
Hamid Karzai
 

Monday, November 05, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The National Security Council with President Hamid Karzai on the chair held its meeting yesterday and constituted a commission to ensure security for the coming presidential election.  
Consisted of the officials with the ministry of defense, national directorate for security, local organs and acted under interior ministry, the commission has been tasked to work in harmony with the independent election commission to take necessary security measures for ensuring security during the election. 
In the meeting also attended by the vice presidents, the report of US agency, SIGAR on spending US assistance to Afghan security forces was discussed and the concerned bodies were instructed to review the report and announce the stance of the Islamic republic of Afghanistan. 
Supporting the technical workshops of national army and police and repairmen of equipments were also discussed in the meeting. 
The security situation in Nuristan was also discussed and the security apparatus has been assigned to overcome security problems there.
 

Sunday, November 04, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The Afghan and coalition forces have done joined operation and detained three rebels in Nangarhar province. 
The Shamshad 202 police zone said to BNA, these militias were arrested by Afghan and coalition forces from Wazier Ahmadkhail area, Khogyani district.
The arrested men are under police custody. 
According to another report, a mine was placed by Taliban in Tanli area, Behsood district of Nangarhar province was discovered and neutralized by police. 
T. Suraya-Yarzada
 

Sunday, 04 November 2012 11:07

Mine Blast Wounds 6 Policemen In Parwan

Sunday, November 04, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Six policemen were wounded in explosion of a mine in Parwan province yesterday. 
The Shamshad 202 police zone said to BNA, the mine was placed by armed insurgents along the road of Shinwari district and exploded while passing a security patrol vehicle, in which six policemen were wounded.  T. Suraya-Yarzada
 

Sunday, 04 November 2012 11:06

5 Armed Insurgents Arrested In Kunar

Sunday, November 04, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The personnel of Kunar security commandment arrested five armed insurgents in a mopping up operation yesterday. 
According to Shamshad 202 police zone said to BNA, these militias had destructive and terrorist activities against government in the vicinities of that province and were arrested with their hand arms by police from Sawa area, Nari district of that province. 
T- Suraya-Yrzada
 

Sunday, November 04, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Three mine planters of Taliban were killed in Kandahar province today.
This event occurred in Arghestan district while the mine planters wanted to place mine.
Colonel Rahmatullah Atrafi police chief of Kandahar said to BNA, this event happened in Shogogo area of Arghestan district.
According to the source, all three mine planters were killed in this event.