Wednesday November 26, 2014

Economist of the Month

Dr. Ashraf Ghani

Dr. Ashraf Ghani is the President of Afghanistan, economist and anthropologist. He assumed office on 21 September 2014.
He has previously served as Finance Minister and as the chancellor of Kabul University.

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Minister Zakhilwal

New audit and accounts department inaugurated in Afghan Finance Ministry

A new audit and accounts department has been opened in the Ministry of Finance in a bid to facilitate...
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Government workers in Samangan learn efficiency in planning, monitoring and evaluation

Forty civil servants from Samangan in northern Afghanistan successfully completed training in efficient...
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Economist of the month: Dr. Ashraf Ghani

Dr. Ashraf Ghani is the President of Afghanistan, economist and anthropologist. He assumed office on...
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bamiyan central

UNESCO Announces the Bamiyan Cultural Center Design Competition

UNESCO officially announced the design competition to build the new Bamiyan Cultural Center in Afghanistan....
Herat Citadel

2nd Herat International Women’s Film Festival kicks off

Herat International Women’s Film Festival, the first ever women’s film festival in the region, is...
Balkh Afghanistan

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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salman=najeem

Afghan look-alike of Salman Khan to appear on screen as Salman’s younger brother

Salman Khan’s upcoming movie, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, will be introducing an Afghan model who will be playing...
Happy New Year

Happy New Year breaks records

This year’s most awaited movie, Happy New Year, had a phenomenal first day box office collection. Directed...
Srk award

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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Economist of the month: Dr. Ashraf Ghani

Dr. Ashraf Ghani is the President of Afghanistan, economist and anthropologist. He assumed office on...
Elinor Ostrom

Elinor Ostrom

Elinor Ostrom (August 7, 1933 – June 12, 2012) was an American political economist whose work was associated...
collapse

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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pets

China spends billions of dollars annually on pets

Having one of the world’s lowest birth rates, China is witnessing a growing number of pet lovers among...
GSK

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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Afg vs Pak

Afghanistan wins by 54 runs againt Pakistan in a friendly match

By Ahmadshah Ghanizada: The Afghanistan-A national cricket team defeated Pakistan-A cricket team by 54...
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Cristiano Ronaldo receives his 3rd golden boot

Cristiano Ronaldo received his third golden boot on Wednesday for scoring the most goals in Europe’s...
The Afghan cricket team

11th cricket academy established in Afghanistan

The 11th Afghan cricket academy was established in Helmand with a cost of 800,000 AFN provided by the...

Today’s Market Rates

  • Currency
  • Gold
  • Fuel
Foreign CurrencyAFN
1 US Dollar58.20
1 Euro72.00
1 Pound90.40
1 Saudi Rial15.40
1 UAE Dirham15.75
1 Chinese Yuan9.45
1 Turkish Lira26.20
1 Kuwaiti Dinar197.80
1000 Pak. Rs567.00
1000 Ind. Rs950.00
1000 Iranian Toman17.70
Type of GoldPrice in AFN/gmCarat
Arabic2,000.00790/21
Iranian1,700.00705/17
Kuwaiti2,400.00880/21
Egyptian2,550.00880/21
Russian1,700.00585/14
Singaporean2,050.00790/21
Bahraini2,050.00790/21
Madrasi2,050.00790/21
Fuel TypePrice
1L Petrol61 AFN
1L Diesel58 AFN
1K Liquid Gas70 AFN

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Afghanistan in Pictures

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