Thursday July 24, 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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Afghanistan’s social media provider wins innovation award in New Delhi

Afghanistan’s social media provider, Paywast, received the Special Mention Award at the mBillionth...
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Afghanistan’s railway project among US-honored development projects

The US Department of Treasury awarded the Asian Development Bank for pioneering a railway project in...
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Takhar’s Farkhar Hospital to get a new emergency unit with German funding

The new Emergency Unit for Farkhar District Hospital will include three emergency rooms with enough capacity...
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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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Shahrukh Khan emerges as the second richest actor in both Hollywood and Bollywood

Shahrukh Khan aka King Khan secured the second position in the Wealth-X’s Hollywood and Bollywood Rich...
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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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Zee Cine Awards 2014 winners’ list

Best Actor (Male) Popular – Shahrukh Khan for Chennai Express Best Actor (Male) Jury – Farhan Akhtar...
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Douglass C. North

Douglass North shared the 1993 Nobel Prize in economics with Robert Fogel “for having renewed research...
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A Statistically Tested Way to Stop Terrorism and Boost Pakistan’s Economy

By Teresa Studzinski, M.A. and Dr. David Leffler Over the years prominent Pakistani leaders have held...
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Economists predict football World Cup finalists

Economists at Goldman’s Sachs have forecasted football results for the upcoming World Cup. The...
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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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Foreign firms create over 66,000 jobs in UK

Investment by foreign companies has created more than 66,000 jobs in the United Kingdom with more than...
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Alibaba reveals partnership and slowed revenue growth

By Subriena Persaud Alibaba, the popular Chinese e-commerce giant, disclosed a 27 person partnership...
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Last minute goal wins Germany 2014 FIFA World Cup

Tied after 105 minutes, Germany used a late goal from substitute Mario Gotze in the second half of extra...
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Afghan Football Club wins Women’s Premier League title

The Afghan Football Club recorded its second consecutive title win in Women’s Football Premier...
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Afghanistan U-17 football team heads to Azerbaijan for Caspian Cup

The Afghanistan Under-17 national football team will participate in IV International Tournament Caspian...

Today’s Market Rates

  • Currency
  • Gold
  • Fuel
Foreign Currency
AFN
1 US Dollar56.25
1 Euro75.60
1 Pound94.50
1 Saudi Rial14.90
1 UAE Dirham15.20
1 Chinese Yuan9.10
1 Turkish Lira27.30
1 Kuwaiti Dinar196.80
1000 Pak. Rs571.00
1000 Ind. Rs935.00
1000 Iranian Toman17.80
Type of Gold
Price in AFN/gm
Carat
Arabic2,000.00790/21
Iranian1,600.00705/17
Kuwaiti2,500.00880/21
Egyptian2,500.00880/21
Russian1,600.00585/14
Singaporean2,100.00790/21
Bahraini2,100.00790/21
Madrasi2,100.00790/21
Fuel Type
Price
1L Petrol63 AFN
1L Diesel62 AFN
1K Liquid Gas48 AFN

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