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Tuesday, 04 December 2012 11:43

9 Taliban Insurgents Arrested

Tuesday, December 04, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Nine armed Taliban insurgents wanted to carry out terrorist attacks in several provinces of the country were arrested by security forces. 
Interior ministry press office said to BNA, the Afghan security forces with cooperation of coalition forces in the last 24 hours conducted 9 combined operations in the outskirts of Faryab, Badakhshan, Balkh, Kandahar, Zabul, Logar, Ghazni and Helmand provinces in which nine armed Taliban insurgents arrested and three others killed. 
In this operation, 2500 kg of narcotic, 7 Kalashnikovs, 8 heavy ammunition, 17 mines, and 500 kg of explosive materials, military equipments and a motorbike of enemies were seized by these forces. 
T. Suraya-Yarzada
 

Tuesday, 04 December 2012 11:43

9 Taliban Insurgents Arrested

Tuesday, December 04, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Nine armed Taliban insurgents wanted to carry out terrorist attacks in several provinces of the country were arrested by security forces. 
Interior ministry press office said to BNA, the Afghan security forces with cooperation of coalition forces in the last 24 hours conducted 9 combined operations in the outskirts of Faryab, Badakhshan, Balkh, Kandahar, Zabul, Logar, Ghazni and Helmand provinces in which nine armed Taliban insurgents arrested and three others killed. 
In this operation, 2500 kg of narcotic, 7 Kalashnikovs, 8 heavy ammunition, 17 mines, and 500 kg of explosive materials, military equipments and a motorbike of enemies were seized by these forces. 
T. Suraya-Yarzada
 

Tuesday, 04 December 2012 11:42

Bridge Inaugurates In Herat

Tuesday, December 04, 2012
Herat (BNA) With inauguration of a bridge in Adersekan district of Herat province, the transportation facilities have been provided for more than 100 residents of villagers in that province. 
Aqa Mohammad Sediqi head of rural rehabilitation and development department of Herat said to BNA, this bridge has 5 meter length and 5 meter wide, has been constructed from budget of rural rehabilitation and development ministry on Adersiken River. 
He added the construction of this bridge executed via road constructions program of this ministry and connected west villages of Adersekan district with the east districts. 
T. Suraya-Yarzada
 

Tuesday, 04 December 2012 08:31

Taliban Commander Arrested In Helmand

Tuesday, December 04, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The national army personnel in a cleaning up operation arrested a ring-leader of armed Taliban with his three colleagues from the vicinities of Helmand province. 
National defense ministry press office said to BNA, this commander had active role in launching terrorist attacks in the vicinities of Marja district of Helmand province, was arrested with his three colleagues. 
It is said a quantity of light and heavy arms and several mines were seized from him. 
According to another report, a Taliban commander with his 2 colleagues was arrested on charges of planting roadside mines and attacks on military forces. 
Several mines and quantity of military equipments were seized from him. 
T. Suraya-Yarzada
 

Tuesday December 4, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Officials of Afghanistan’s ministry of women affairs has announced that a national working plan has been formulated by the concerned organs to facilitate the women in finding employment and according to the programs thousands of the women in the county would get jobs in the near future and it will support them to expand daily incomes and solve financial difficulties.
Commenting on the efforts, minister of women affairs Hussn Bano Ghazanfar told media that implementation of the national planning forged before could create thousands of employment opportunities to the women in the country adding that the strategy formulated by the ministry of women affairs could lay decisive impacts on the employment sector and emphasized that in the light of presidential decree, all organs including the ministries were obliged to utilize all possible triumphs to expand job creation to nationals of the country.
Minister of women affairs said that according to the plan, special packages have been considered to facilitate the women in at least eleven backward provinces of the country and it will also facilitate the university candidate in these provinces to pursue higher studies in their desired faculties in center.
Minister of women affairs added that her ministry would monitor the implementation of the nation plan in rest of the institutions besides monitoring violence against the women and the children.
Meanwhile, a number of women benefited from the projects offered to them within the framework of national plan expressed satisfaction over the efforts of ministry of women affairs and demanded from the legal and judicial organs of the country to give tough penalties to perpetrators engaged in crime and violence against the women and children.
A local resident Ms. Khalida who recruited to job in one of the projects offered by the ministry of women affairs expressed optimism that continuation of the program would have major impacts on economic development and self-reliance of the women in Afghanistan in the future.
This came after ministry of women affairs provided vocational and professional training to large number of women in the country during the previous years.
 

Tuesday, 04 December 2012 08:28

World Disabled Day Marked

Tuesday December 4, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Disabled International Day was observed in Kabul yesterday by the Ministry for Work, Social Affairs, Martyrs and Disabled, while more than 800,000 disabled people are living in the country.
Speaking on the occasion, the minister for work and social affairs, martyrs and disabled, Amina Afzali said that her ministry had taken significant steps over the past few years to improve the living condition of disabled.
She also noted the ministry for work and social affairs, martyrs and disabled would try to enable the families of martyrs and disabled to receive their privileges and salaries through bank system.
Engineer Salik the deputy to urban development ministry also spoke at the ceremony, facilities will be provided to the disabled people.
According to Wasil Noor the deputy to ministry for work, social affairs, martyrs and disabled, there are more than 800,000 disabled people and more than 2 million martyrs in the country.
However, he said that only 124,000 heirs of the martyrs’ families enjoy the privileges.
He also said that so far 157 people from the martyrs’ families have been facilitated to study in Pakistan, Malaysia, India Kazakhstan and 600 others have received vocational training.
Meantime, Ayamuddin Watandost the director social council to support martyrs’ families in his speech said the salaries and allowances given to disabled and martyrs’ families is meager and called on government to support the families of martyrs and disabled properly.
 

Tuesday December 4, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The Chairman of the Senate and the Indonesian ambassador in their meeting emphasized on the friendly relations and further cooperation between the two nations.
Tajuddin Ansari the Indonesian ambassador to Kabul mentioned the assistance of that country in economic and political spheres and in upgrading the capacities of the Afghan government officials, training of a number of officers of national police in traffic criminal, public order, provision of scholarships for Afghan students and waiving off of political and service passport.
He added that the government and the parliament of Indonesia as well as the leadership of that country are for further expansion of cooperation.
He also pointed out the coming visit of the parliament delegation of Indonesia for meeting the parliament members of Afghanistan and the invitation of the Indonesia president to visit Afghanistan.
He noted that it is expected that at this visit, some cooperation agreements in areas of education, trade, diplomatic ties, economic and trade between the two nations will be concluded.
The chairman of the Afghan Senate expressed gratitude over the assistance of the Indonesia government to the people and government of Afghanistan and for the good will of that fraternal country and added that Indonesia as a large Muslim nation has long-lasting friendly relations with Afghanistan and added that Indonesia in reality has realized all its promises that were given to the Afghan parliament delegation visited that country.
He also proposed creation of cultural scientific center by Indonesia in Kabul so that the ground is prepared for further acquaintance with the Islamic culture among the two people especially the young generations of both countries.
 

Tuesday, 04 December 2012 08:18

President Karzai Appoints Dr. Abdullah Atayee

Tuesday December 4, 2012
Kabul (BNA) President Hamid Karzai has accepted the proposal of the Supreme Court and in a decree issued yesterday has appointed Dr. Abdullah Atayee as chief administrative of judiciary.
The president also wished success for Dr. Atayee in discharging his responsibility.
 

Tuesday, 04 December 2012 08:00

4 People Sentenced To Prison

Tuesday December 4, 2012
PUL-E-KhUMRI (BNA) A court in Baghlan province has sentenced to prison four people on charge of involvement in killing, yesterday.
Head of appellate court, Mirwais in his ruling said the Yar Khan, Aqa Mohammad, Shamsurrahman and Abdul Khair said these people are accused in murdering Mullah Khairullah in Pulisar district six months ago.
The court after hearing the remarks of the sister, mother and wife of the killed person had sentenced to 20 years term imprisonment each of the accused.
However, the accused rejected the claim, saying they would appeal against the verdict.
 

Tuesday, December 04, 2012
Kabul (BNA)  A research seminar on the 90th birth anniversary of Ayub Sabir, the renown poet and journalist of Pashtunkhwah was held in Kabul yesterday by the ministry of tribal affairs and frontiers.  In the seminar inaugurated with the message of President Hamid Karzai and attended by minister of foreign affairs Dr. Zalmai Rassoul, advisor to president on cultural affairs Zalmai Hiwadmal, parliamentarians and writers and poets from Khyber POashtunkha including Haron Rashid Khatak, Sadiq Zirak, Qayum Moirawat, the speakers presented their  researched  articles on the lie and personality of late Ayub Sabir.  In his address at the seminar, Moihammad Zohour Qurishi the cousin of late Sabir thanked the government of Afghanistan for holding the seminar.  Academician Habibullah Rafi in his remarks called for the collection of all works of the late Sabir and the articles presented at the seminar to be published.