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1397 eyed year of ‘nationwide education’

President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Mohammad Ashraf Ghani in a gathering underlined the need for countrywide education, through a precise survey to determine the exact number of teachers, their ages and their qualifications.

‘IDPs’ problems need to be addressed soon’

Afghanistan has been fighting war, violence and insecurity for many years, and nowadays there are numerous incidents of war, suicide, explosion, murder and destruction in the corners of the country. The families that are affected by wars and accidents in recent years their situations are more anxious.

Violence, insecurity & poverty main causes behind migration of Afghans in recent years

A large number of Afghans have left their country for foreign countries in particular EU member countries in recent years.

CPEC to include Afghan-Pak transit trade

Afghanistan-Pakistan Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PAJCCI) has said that, the recent move by the business leaders to include Afghanistan-Pakistan transit trade in the Chinese economic corridor, would help traders access to Central Asian markets.

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In northeast India, water-management practices to deal with climate change

In a small village on the north bank of the Brahmaputra in Assam in northeast India, farmer Horen Nath stood gazing at his partially submerged paddy field. The floods had kept their annual date but mercifully, the farmer said, the waters have started receding. "The weather has become very strange of late. We always had ample rain,


IMF cuts India's growth projection, but it still retains world's top spot

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) cut India's growth projections for this fiscal year to 7.3 per cent and for the next to 7.5 per cent on Monday, although the country will still retain i...