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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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Afghan Social Media Summit Returns to Kabul

Second Annual Afghan Social Media Summit (#ASMS2014) expands to three days, and will be bigger and better...
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New USD 27 million US-Afghan project to improve electricity delivery in Kandahar

Senior officials from Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS), Afghanistan’s national power utility,...
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Twenty one NSP projects completed in Bamyan Province

With a cost of more than 48,310,000Afs 21 Sub-projects of the National Solidarity Progaramme of the Ministry...
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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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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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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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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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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 Dollar57.10
1 Euro74.80
1 Pound93.90
1 Saudi Rial15.20
1 UAE Dirham15.45
1 Chinese Yuan9.30
1 Turkish Lira27.00
1 Kuwaiti Dinar198.10
1000 Pak. Rs564.00
1000 Ind. Rs940.00
1000 Iranian Toman18.10
Type of Gold
Price in AFN/gm
Carat
Arabic2,050.00790/21
Iranian1,700.00705/17
Kuwaiti2,400.00880/21
Egyptian2,550.00880/21
Russian1,650.00585/14
Singaporean2,350.00790/21
Bahraini2,350.00790/21
Madrasi2,350.00790/21
Fuel Type
Price
1L Petrol63 AFN
1L Diesel60 AFN
1K Liquid Gas100-150 AFN

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