Wednesday April 16, 2014

Economist of the Month

Economist of the Month

Paul Krugman joined The New York Times in 1999 as a columnist on the Op-Ed Page and continues as professor of Economics and International Affairs at Princeton University.

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Afghan Government and international donors meet to promote renewable energies

Around 30 representatives from the Afghan Government and the donors met on Wednesday to review the achievements...

Germany hands over two Badakhshan hydro power schemes to Afghan partners

The German Government officially handed over two small hydro power schemes in Badakhshan province to...
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Development projects completed in Nooristan province

Two development projects of the National Solidarity Program of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and...
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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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Young Afghan artists to compete for Afghan Contemporary Art Prize

Young Afghan artists are prepping themselves for the Afghan Contemporary Art Prize competition that is...
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Regional singers perform in Kabul to convey messages of peace and brotherhood

Amid cheerful applause and motivational clapping, the musicians and singers from Afghanistan and some...
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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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59th Filmfare Award Winners

Best Actor in Leading Role (Male)- Farhan Akhtar for Bhaag Milkha Bhaag Best Actor in Leading Role (Female)-...

Winners of 20th Annual Screen Awards

Popular Choice (Male) Shahrukh Khan – Chennai Express Popular Choice (Female) Deepika Padukone...
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Paul Krugman

Paul Krugman joined The New York Times in 1999 as a columnist on the Op-Ed Page and continues as professor...
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Here’s what to do when you are bored at work!

Even the most exciting job can go a bit stale after a while, and at first we don’t even notice. We...
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Want to Buy a Franchise in Singapore? Here’s How to Get Started

By Zeke Iddon- Starting a business of your own, from scratch, is possibly one of the most daunting career...
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Eurozone sees “dramatic improvement” in its economic recovery

Addressing the final day of the World Economic Forum, Head of the European Central Bank (ECB), Mario...

75% tax rate levied on high earners in France

Individuals whose salaries exceed 1 million Euros (USD 1.55mn) are now required to pay a 75% tax to the...
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China changes its one-child policy

China has endorsed its one-child policy that has been enforced upon its population since 1970s to curb...
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Visit of Afghan Women Volleyball team to India

The Indian Embassy in Afghanistan announced that Afghan National Team of Women for Volleyball is going...
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Sri Lanka books spot in Asia Cup final after defeating Afghanistan by 129 runs

Sri Lanka cruises to the final of cricket’s Asia Cup after sweeping a 129-run victory over Afghanistan...
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Afghanistan scores a historic 32-run win over Bangladesh

Afghanistan registered its first win against Test-playing nation by beating Bangladesh by 32 runs in...

Today’s Market Rates

  • Currency
  • Gold
  • Fuel
Foreign Currency
1 US Dollar57.15
1 Euro79.10
1 Pound94.90
1 Saudi Rial15.20
1 UAE Dirham15.55
1 Chinese Yuan9.30
1 Turkish Lira27.20
1 Kuwaiti Dinar199.90
1000 Pak. Rs570.00
1000 Ind. Rs930.00
1000 Iranian Toman18.60
Type of Gold
Price in AFN/gm
Fuel Type
1L Petrol59 AFN
1L Diesel62 AFN
1K Liquid Gas47-50 AFN

Afghanistan in Pictures

Afghanistan in Pictures

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