By: Pajhwok Reporter , Date:27/05/2015
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has condemned assault on a guesthouse in capital Kabul and said the enemy does not have courage to face Afghan security forces in the battlefield. According to state... Read More
By: Khwaja Basir Ahmad , Date:26/05/2015
KABUL (Pajhwok): A number of Meshrano Jirga or upper house of parliament members on Tuesday criticized the nomination of Masoum Stanikzai as the minister-designate for the Ministry of Defense (MoD), saying Stanikzai... Read More
By: Khwaja Basir Ahmad , Date:25/05/2015
KABUL (Pajhwok): The speaker of Wolesi Jirga or lower house of parliament on Monday said president had promised him that date for parliamentary elections would be specified soon. Last week President Mohammad Ashraf... Read More

Other Stories of The Day

Ghani praises ANSF response to guesthouse attack
By: Pajhwok Reporter , Date:27/05/2015

KABUL (Pajhwok): President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has condemned assault on a guesthouse in capital Kabul and said the enemy does not have courage to face Afghan security forces i

400 Nangarhar schools sans building: PC
By: Pajhwok Reporter , Date:27/05/2015

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Provincial council head in eastern Nangarhar province on Wednesday rued around 400 schools had no buildings, urging the authorities to pay utmost attention

Insecurity forces protesters to block highway in Baghlan
By: Habibur Rehman Sherzai , Date:27/05/2015

KABUL (Pajhwok): A number of angry protesters in Pul-I-Khumri, the capital of northern Baghlan province, on Wednesday blocked Kabul-Shamal Highway, against what they complained

Fidai takes office as new Logar governor
By: Pajhwok Reporter , Date:26/05/2015

PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Mohammad Halim Fidai on Tuesday took office as the governor of central Logar province with pledges to ensure good governance and real service to the people

Kandahar customs revenue up by 33pc
By: Bashir Ahmad Nadem , Date:26/05/2015

KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The customs department of southern Kandahar province collected nearly one and a half billion afghanis in revenue over the past five months, showing a 33

Stanikzai not a right choice to head MoD: MPs
By: Khwaja Basir Ahmad , Date:26/05/2015

KABUL (Pajhwok): A number of Meshrano Jirga or upper house of parliament members on Tuesday criticized the nomination of Masoum Stanikzai as the minister-designate for the Minis

21 security personnel killed in Nawzad fight
By: Pajhwok Reporter , Date:26/05/2015

LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): At least 14 policemen and seven Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers have been killed in a fierce firefight with Taliban in the Nawzad district of southern

Corruption rampant in some Ghor departments: PC
By: Muhammad Hassan Hakimi , Date:26/05/2015

FIROZKOH (Pajhwok): The provincial council in western Ghor province says their findings show rampant corruption in some of local departments, stressing for a comprehensive plan

ولايتي شورا: د ننګرهار په ځينو دولتي ادارو کې سيستماتيک فساد روان دی
By: Pajhwok Reporter , Date:25/05/2015

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Provincial council members on Monday said some government departments were rife with systematic corruption in eastern Nangarhar province.

د کونړ ولايتي شورا: د خلکو د ستونزو د هواري لپاره مو هڅې پيل کړې دي
By: Khan Wali Salarzai , Date:25/05/2015

ASADABAD (Pajhwok): The provincial council head in eastern Kunar province on Monday said apart from establishing good rapport among people and provincial officials, they had ach

ابراهیمی، بر مشخص شدن تاریخ انتخابات ولسی جرگه تاکید کرد
By: Khwaja Basir Ahmad , Date:25/05/2015

KABUL (Pajhwok): The speaker of Wolesi Jirga or lower house of parliament on Monday said president had promised him that date for parliamentary elections would be specified soon

Some public reps meddle in Balkh govt affairs: official
By: Zabihullah Ehsas , Date:25/05/2015

MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): The provincial government in northern Balkh province on Monday said except the judiciary, people’s complaints against other provincial departments equa

68 hurt as Zabul PC office comes under suicide attack
By: Nasim hotak , Date:25/05/2015

QALAT (Pajhwok): At least 44 people were wounded when a suicide bomber ploughed his car into the provincial council office of southern Zabul province on Monday morning, an offic

Park Palace attack was pre-planned: Official
By: Khwaja Basir Ahmad , Date:24/05/2015

KABUL (Pajhwok): Security officials on Sunday said attack on Park Palace Hotel in capital Kabul was pre-planned and the perpetrators had rented a room three days before the deva

Unemployment pushes Khost youth into drug use
By: Mohammad Haroon , Date:24/05/2015

KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): The counternarcotics director on Sunday claimed progress in preventing drug trade in southeastern Khost province, but some public representatives said drug

Voter awareness drive must begin right away: EWA
By: Pajhwok Reporter , Date:24/05/2015

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The Election Watch Organisation of Afghanistan (EWA) on Sunday launched its voter awareness campaign in eastern Afghanistan, stressing the need for starting

Pakistan in state of undeclared war with Afghanistan: Ghani
By: Ahmad Qureshi , Date:24/05/2015

KABUL (Pajhwok): President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Sunday while introducing Masoom Stanekzai as acting defence minister, said Pakistan was in a state of “undeclared war” with A

Senate stresses parliamentary elections be held soon
By: Khwaja Basir Ahmad , Date:24/05/2015

KABUL (Pajhwok): The Meshrano Jirga or upper house of parliament on Sunday asked the government to conduct Wolesi Jirga election as soon as possible.

Uruzgan PC finally elects admin board
By: Ajmal Wisal , Date:24/05/2015

TARINKOT (Pajhwok):  The provincial council (PC) of central Uruzgan province on Sunday finally voted to elect its administrative board about seven months after the elected body

Baghlan-i-Markazi district cleared of rebels
By: Habibur Rehman Sherzai , Date:24/05/2015

PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): The Baghlan-i-Markazi district in northern Baghlan province has been cleared of insurgents after massive clearing operations that lasted weeks, an offici

Education, municipality poor-performing: Baghlan PC
By: Habibur Rehman Sherzai , Date:24/05/2015

PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): The provincial council head in northern Baghlan province on Sunday said they have evaluated the performance of 20 local departments in the province and f

Rula Ghani to oversee RS gender integration projects, expenditure
By: Pajhwok Reporter , Date:23/05/2015

KABUL (Pajhwok): Rula Ghani, First Lady of Afghanistan, was named Honorary Chair of a high-level advisory committee established to oversee the Resolute Support (RS) Gender Offic

‘Spiraling Faryab insecurity stifles media role’
By: Pajhwok Reporter , Date:23/05/2015

MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Some media officials and activists in northern Faryab province complain interference by local officials, lack of funds and support of the government and speci

All Elections News

Ghani praises ANSF response to guesthouse attack
By: Pajhwok R... , Date:27/05/2015

Ghani praises ANSF response to guesthouse attack

KABUL (Pajhwok): President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has condemned assault on a gu... Read More

Parties

Al-Qaeda fighters no more fighting in Afghanistan: Taliban
By: Painda Hik... , Date:20/04/2015

Al-Qaeda fighters no more fighting in Afghanistan:...

KABUL (Pajhwok): The spokesman of the Qatar-based Taliban has said al-Qaeda fi... Read More

Parliament

Stanikzai not a right choice to head MoD: MPs
By: Khwaja Bas... , Date:26/05/2015

Stanikzai not a right choice to head MoD: MPs

KABUL (Pajhwok): A number of Meshrano Jirga or upper house of parliament membe... Read More

Campaign

50 major promises each by Abdullah and Ghani

KABUL (Pajhwok): Amid predicted fears of an upsurge in Taliban violence and vo... Read More
Provincial Council
Consultative meetings on polls begin in Paktia
By: Sahel Mang... , Date:23/05/2015

Consultative meetings on polls begin in Paktia

GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Independent Election Commission (IEC) officials say they hav... Read More

Violations

براى شناسايى کارکنان متقلب دو کميسيون انتخاباتى يک کميته ايجاد شد
By: Zarghona S... , Date:22/11/2014

Body formed to investigate fraud in elections

KABUL (Pajhwok): Chairman of the Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (... Read More