Thursday August 21, 2014

Economist of the Month

Douglass C. North

Douglass North shared the 1993 Nobel Prize in economics with Robert Fogel “for having renewed research in economic history by applying economic theory and quantitative methods in order to explain economic and institutional change.”

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USAID donates USD 92mn to Afghanistan’s Higher Education

A new $92 million project to improve Afghan higher-education administration and academic standards launched...
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Afghanistan to request for more aid in the next NATO summit

Afghan government officials conferred on finalizing the agenda for the upcoming North Atlantic Treaty...
ANP

EU allocates 95mn Euro for Afghan National Police

The European Union (EU) has earmarked 95mn Euro for salary payments to the Afghan National Police (ANP),...
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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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Afghan love story film shortlisted at Sydney Film Festival

By Ahmadshah Ghanizada-An Afghan documentary film based on a true love story has been shortlisted to...
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Ala Nowruz Amad…ala Nowruz Amad (New Day has arrived…New Day has arrived)

Nowruz means New Day and it marks the start of the New Year. It usually occurs on March 21 or the previous/following...
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Why Aditya Roy Kapur needs to fire his stylist, if at all he has one!

Ritesh Sidhwani’s party saw stars galore putting their best stylish foot forward but the Daawat-e-Ishq...
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Jacqueline Fernandez looks best in tropical prints, say fans!

Out of Sonam Kapoor, Tamannaah Bhatia and Jacqueline Fernandez who were recently spotted wearing tropical...
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Top 5 Bollywood films on Friendship

Most Bollywood films are ‘mushy romantic sagas’, based on tales of forgotten love, lost love...
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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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Telstra acquires Ooyala: seeks to gain strong hold in global cloud market

By Subriena Persaud Australia’s major telecommunications company, Telstra Corporation Limited, has...
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Report: 2nd largest Afghan city could go dark when U.S. subsidies end

By Lindsay Wise Source: McClatchy Washington Bureau August 5, 2014 WASHINGTON — Residents of Afghanistan’s...
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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...
amazon

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...
spain debt

Despite Upturn in Economy, Spain Still Not Out of the Woods

By Eve Pearce The year 2008 marked the commencement of one of the harshest crises encountered by the...
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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...
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Afghanistan cricket team declared winner of the Zimbabwe series trophy

The Afghanistan national cricket team was declared winner of the Zimbabwe series after winning One Day...

Today’s Market Rates

  • Currency
  • Gold
  • Fuel
Foreign Currency
AFN
1 US Dollar57.15
1 Euro75.70
1 Pound94.00
1 Saudi Rial15.15
1 UAE Dirham15.50
1 Chinese Yuan9.40
1 Turkish Lira27.20
1 Kuwaiti Dinar199.40
1000 Pak. Rs568.00
1000 Ind. Rs940.00
1000 Iranian Toman18.30
Type of Gold
Price in AFN/gm
Carat
Arabic2,050.00790/21
Iranian1,700.00705/17
Kuwaiti2,500.00880/21
Egyptian2,600.00880/21
Russian1,700.00585/14
Singaporean2,500.00790/21
Bahraini2,500.00790/21
Madrasi2,500.00790/21
Fuel Type
Price
1L Petrol63 AFN
1L Diesel62 AFN
1K Liquid Gas70 AFN

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