Tuesday October 21, 2014

Economist of the Month

Elinor Ostrom

Elinor Ostrom (August 7, 1933 – June 12, 2012) was an American political economist whose work was associated with the New Institutional Economics and the resurgence of political economy. In 2009, she shared the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences with Oliver E. Williamson for “her analysis of economic governance, especially the commons”.

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Hundreds of families benefit from welfare projects in Nangarhar

With a cost of 8,867,000 AFN, seven projects of the National Solidarity Program of the Ministry of Rural...
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Germany funds construction of two administrative buildings in Badakhshan

The Department of Urban Development (DoUD) and the National Environmental Protection Agency (NEPA) in...
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The unstable Afghani currency

As the elections deadlock ended, there were glimpses of hope that Afghani currency would appreciate in...
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Balkh, the sixth oldest city in the world

According to Telegraph, Balkh is the sixth oldest city in the world. What is now northern Afghanistan,...
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First North American Islamic Art Museum to open in Toronto

By Ahmadshah Ghanizada: The first Islamic museum in North America was formally opened in Canada on Friday...
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New museums to be built across Afghanistan

Officials of the Ministry of Information and Culture said construction work on new museums in six provinces...
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Shah Rukh Khan receives Global Diversity award in London

Shahrukh Khan recently received the Global Diversity Award at the State Room of Britain’s House of...
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Deepika and Varun as the lead pair in “The Fault in Our Stars” remake

Buzz is that Deepika Padukone and Varun Dhawan are to be the lead pairs in the Indian remake of Hollywood...
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Shahrukh Khan enters list of richest Indians

Bollywood’s King Khan, Shahrukh Khan, has made it in the list of richest Indians with net property...
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Elinor Ostrom

Elinor Ostrom

Elinor Ostrom (August 7, 1933 – June 12, 2012) was an American political economist whose work was associated...
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Afghanistan’s Economy On The Verge Of Collapse

By Florance Ebrahimi Power vacuum looms for Afghanistan as UN delays date for result of presidential...
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Ranking of the 10 biggest banks in 2014

With United States put behind the race, this Top Ten gathers the most powerful and influential banks...
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China fines British pharmaceutical firm for bribery

China has fined the giant pharmaceutical firm of the UK, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), USD 490mn for bribing...
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Standard Chartered to pay penalty for failing to improve money laundering controls

The British Bank Standard Chartered has to pay a fresh penalty of USD 300mn to New York’s banking regulator...
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Amazon’s Entry into the 3D Printing Market

By Subriena Persaud Amazon announced on Monday the launch of its 3D Printing Store which allows shoppers...
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Real Madrid tops richest football teams list for 10th year in a row

Real Madrid has once again become the world’s richest club for the 10th consecutive year, recording...
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Afghan Premier League players and coach to receive training from FIFA certified coaches

For the first time since its inception three years ago, the RAPL has invited professional FIFA-certified...
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Ronaldo surpasses Messi in European competitions

Scoring a double against Sevilla in UEFA super cup, Cristiano Ronaldo now has a total of 70 goals in...

Today’s Market Rates

  • Currency
  • Gold
  • Fuel
Foreign Currency
AFN
1 US Dollar57.90
1 Euro73.90
1 Pound92.00
1 Saudi Rial15.30
1 UAE Dirham15.70
1 Chinese Yuan9.40
1 Turkish Lira26.30
1 Kuwaiti Dinar197.50
1000 Pak. Rs563.00
1000 Ind. Rs950.00
1000 Iranian Toman17.70
Type of Gold
Price in AFN/gm
Carat
Arabic2,000.00790/21
Iranian1,700.00705/17
Kuwaiti2,420.00880/21
Egyptian2,550.00880/21
Russian1,850.00585/14
Singaporean2,100.00790/21
Bahraini2,000.00790/21
Madrasi2,100.00790/21
Fuel Type
Price
1L Petrol64 AFN
1L Diesel58 AFN
1K Liquid Gas70 AFN

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