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Pakistani scholarships for 600 Afghan students


July 1st, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 1 (IANS) Pakistan is offering 600 scholarships for Afghan students to enable them to study different disciplines at prominent institutions.Pakistan has been offering fully funded scholarships since 2009, ... Read more...

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250 Afghan students believed poisoned


May 15th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 15 (IANS) At least 250 children in Afghanistan's Khost province had to be rushed to hospital Tuesday when they showed symptoms of poisoning after drinking contaminated water in ... Read more...

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Pakistan for better ties with Afghanistan


January 4th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 4 (IANS) Pakistan wants to reach out to its neighbours, Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar said, while advocating better relations with Afghanistan.Khar made the observation when Afghanistan's ambassador ... Read more...

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Afghan students promise to return to Orissa


January 23rd, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 23 (IANS) Nearly 60 Afghan students who fled a Cuttack university after a clash with locals have pledged to return to Orissa only if they can stay here. The authorities ... Read more...

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Feeling threatened, Afghan students in Orissa leave for Delhi


January 18th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 18 (IANS) At least 59 Afghan students studying in Orissa left for Delhi to meet embassy officials Tuesday after they reportedly felt insecure following a clash Jan 13 in which ... Read more...

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Documentary on Afghan diaspora in India released


October 3rd, 2010 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) Afghan students in India and popular Afghan restaurants in south Delhi - these are only few examples of the thriving diaspora from the war-ravaged country, who have ... Read more...

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47 Afghan students fall sick after ‘toxic spray’


April 24th, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 24 (IANS) Forty-seven girl students fell sick Saturday after some men allegedly sprayed toxic materials in their classrooms in Afghanistan's northern Kunduz province, media reports said. The incident took place ... Read more...

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Afghan students elated over peaceful presidential election


August 21st, 2009 - 9:13 pm ICT by ANI
Shimla, Aug 21 (ANI): Afghan students pursuing their post graduation degrees at Himachal Pradesh University are elated about elections back home being held in relative peace.The students expressed their happiness with ... Read more...

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Afghan student dies in Chandigarh road accident


August 10th, 2009 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 10 (IANS) A 21-year-old Afghan who was studying in a college here was killed when a speeding car hit him while he was crossing the road, police said Monday. Ahmed Jawid ... Read more...

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A group of Afghan students visits India to learn Hindi


July 4th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Agra, July 4 (ANI): A group of 34 students from the Nanghar University in Afghanistan recently visited Agra to study Hindi.The students included six girls and 28 boys.The students are ... Read more...

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UAE university in Afghanistan opens


March 23rd, 2008 - 4:51 pm ICT by admin
Khost (Afghanistan), March 23 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has opened a university in eastern Afghan city of Khost to help Afghan students pursue higher studies, WAM news agency reported. Some ... Read more...

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Afghan students celebrate Navroz in Delhi


March 20th, 2008 - 8:30 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Mar.20 (ANI):Afghan students based in India continue to aspire for a strong developed Afghanistan, even as they celebrate the Persian New Year of Navroz in New Delhi. The festivities held ... Read more...

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Missile strike kills eight in South Waziristan


February 28th, 2008 - 2:45 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Feb 28 (ANI): At least eight people were killed in a missile strike on a religious seminary and a house in Pakistan's troubled South Waziristan tribal region on Thursday. Local TV ... Read more...

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Afghan students have special attraction towards Himachal University


January 28th, 2008 - 3:44 pm ICT by admin
Shimla, Jan 28 (ANI): Following in footsteps of President Hamid Karzai, a former student of Himachal Pradesh University, many students from Afghanistan are approaching the institution for various post-graduate courses. Karzai completed a ... Read more...

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Hamid Karzai’s friends in Shimla recall good old days


January 9th, 2008 - 6:05 pm ICT by admin
Shimla, Jan 9 (ANI): Afghan President Hamid Karzai's friends here have said that Afghanistan is progressing on the path of reconstruction and development. After visiting Afghanistan recently, Karzai's friends said the country has ... Read more...

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Intelligence sharing vital to curb terrorism: Musharraf


December 27th, 2007 - 3:43 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Dec 27 (ANI): President Pervez Musharraf has said that intelligence sharing and strict control on the border between Pakistan and Afghanistan was vital to curb terrorism. "The intelligence agencies of the two ... Read more...

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