23 February 2017

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Tuesday, 21 February 2017 06:46

10 Members of A Family Kill In Grenade Attack

Tuesday February 21, 2017

Mahtarlam City (BNA) Including women and children 10 members of a family have lost their lives and four others were wounded following grenade attack in their house in eastern Laghman province.
In-charge of press office in Laghman reported BNA, the incident took place, while unidentified gunmen thrown two grenades on their house in Bad Pukh district of the province the night before last.
The injured of the deadly incident timely has taken to hospital, but the health conditions of two wounded are critical.
The main reason behind the incident is not clear until now, but investigation has started regarding the event.

Tuesday February 21, 2017

Shaberghan City (BNA) 65 residential houses have been destroyed due to heavy rainfalls and snowstorms within the last 15 days in northern Jawzjan province.
Faizullah Sadat head of counter-disaster of Jawzjan told BNA reporter, 15 residential houses completely were destroyed and 50 other partially have been demolished in various parts of the province.
Provincial governor of the province has able to assist 1000 families, also other charity organizations are ready to help with more than 3000 affected families throughout the province.
Survey has started to identify affected families and it is supposed that foodstuffs distribute to the families as soon as possible, Sadat added.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Kabul (BNA) National defense ministry reported from killing of 15 armed oppositions in clearing operations across the country.
According to BNA report, the defense and security forces of the country launching offensive clearing operations in different parts of the country, killed 15 armed oppositions including two commanders of them and wounded 9 others.
The operations with support of defense and security forces conducted in outskirts of Nangarhar, Kapisa, Ghazni, Urozgan, Kandahar, Farah, Faryab and Helmand provinces. 

Monday, February 20, 2017

Mainana City (BNA) Over 26 civilians were lost their lives due to recent heavy snowfalls in northern Faryab province.
Sayed Anwar Sadat governor of Faryab told BNA reporter, the civilians lost their lives in Belcheragh, Andkhoy and Pushton Koot district of the province.
Also 500 residential houses have been destroyed and 20,000 cattle perished following the disasters, Sadat added.
According to another report, 60 vehicles which trapped on the way of Khawaja Sabz Posh district and Mainana city rescued by municipality, public work department and Afghan National Police.
According to Sadat probably the casualties’ figures will be increase, so staffs of aid committees couldn’t go to the disaster areas. 

Monday, February 20, 2017

Kabul (BNA) Based on Khan Mohammad Baz’ head of currency exchangers in Kabul, Shahzada market report the exchange rate of Afghani as a follow:
One Dollar                                67/45 afgs                                  
One Pound Sterling                   83/30 afgs                              
One Euro                                   71/50 afgs                                   
One Emirate’s Dirham              18/35 afgs                              
One Thousand Pakistani Rupees  6205 afgs       
One Thousand Indian Rupees     105025 afgs               
One Thousand Iranian Rupees   17/85 afgs    

Monday, February 20, 2017
Kabul (BNA) In a meeting with Afghan ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Sayed Jalal Nabegha, acting minister of information and culture and deputy minister of youth affairs, Dr. Kamal Sadat emphasized on introduction of Afghanistan’s unique cultural heritage through close coordination and cooperation of the country’s diplomatic mission, BNA reported.
Meanwhile the ambassador to Saudi Arabia promised to spare no effort in introduction of Afghanistan’s history and culture through holding exhibitions, Bakther News Agency said. The Afghan embassy in Riyadh to organize a cultural exhibition in the coming week which will include Afghan traditions clothes, photos of Afghanistan’s historical monuments and touristic places as well as musical instruments.  According to another report, addressing a meeting of the commission on naming of the country’s roads, Dr. Kamal Sadat said no one was allowed to name the roads sans prior coordination with the commission. The commission decided to name Kabul’s Kompany Avenue after Shaheed Hashmat Khan Khalil Karzai, the first square of Ahmad Shah Baba Mina after Ghazi Mir Mohammad Zaman Khan and Lab-e-Jar square after the country’s national and defense forces, the agency added. Hinting to importance of naming the country’s roads and avenues, Dr. Kamal Sadat such initiative would not only facilitate people, but would also help introduce the country’s history and culture. This is while that recently a number of roads have been named after the same individual in the country’s capital Kabul and a number of other provinces.

Monday, February 20, 2017
Kabul (BNA) Presided over by Prof. Mohammad Rassoul Bawarai, deputy minister of art and culture of the ministry of information and culture, a meeting on creating coordination among the relevant organs on excavation process and protection of historical sites, particularly Aynak Coppermine was held on Sunday, Bakhter News Agency (BNA) reported.
MoIC’s deputy minister of art and culture said that much has been done to carry out the excavation process according to law, adding the process must be done through the minister of information and culture so the historical sites are not damaged, the report added. The participants assured the deputy minister on art and culture to cooperate with the ministry in this regard. Likewise, in the meeting, UNESCO and DAFA representatives presented their report on functions made by the concerned organs over the last two years, the report continued. The meeting was attended by Dr. Halim Tanwir, the Ministry’s foreign relations advisor, representatives of the mines and petroleum ministry, Environment National protection Agency, World Bank, UNESCO and DAFA.

Monday, 20 February 2017 07:43

Eleven Children Wounded In Mine Blast

Monday, February 20, 2017

Jalalabad City (BNA) About 11 children were injured following mine explosion in eastern Nangarhar province.
Press office of 201 Sylab army corps told BNA, ISIS terrorist group placed the mine in Kotawal region, Dah Bala district of the province, in which eleven children were injured when the mine exploded.

Monday, February 20, 2017

Herat City (BNA) Four commanders of Taliban terrorist group were killed and three others were wounded in clashes with Afghan security forces in western Herat province. 
Jilani Farhad spokesman of Herat governor told BNA, the clashes occurred, while a group of armed oppositions attacked on a security post in Soni region, Chesht Sharif district of the province, which with reaching reinforcement troops the rebels faced with full resistance of Afghan security forces.
He added, the militants after sustaining heavy casualties flee from the area and clashes ended.
According to another report, four rounds of mines have been discovered and defused by Afghan security forces in relevant areas of the province.
The mines had been planted by Taliban rebels to target Afghan security forces and civilians in Shotargada area, Shandand district of Herat province.

Monday, February 20, 2017

Kabul (BNA) The Afghanistan national cricket team defeated Zimbabwe by 54 runs in their second appearance in a bilateral One Day International (ODI) series.
The Afghan team won the toss and elected to bat first in the second game, electing a target of 239 runs for the host team. Afghanistan set the given target by losing 9 wickets from 50 overs with Mohammad Shahzad scoring 64 runs, Rahmat Shah 53 runs, Mohammad Nabi 33 runs, Najibullah Zadran 45 runs, Noor Ali Zadran 14 runs, Asghar Stanikzai 6 runs, Gulbain Naib 5 runs, Rashid Khan 3 runs, Dawlat Zadran 1 runs, and Hashmatullah Shahidi 2 runs. Zimbabwe team could not chase the given target and lost all their wickets after scoring184 runs from42.1 overs. On the bowling side, Mohammad Nabi and Rashid Khan took 3 wickets, and Amir Hamza and Gulbadin Naib 2 wickets each to restrict Zimbabwe to 184 runs.

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