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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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Germany helps train thirty civil servants in monitoring & evaluation in Badakhshahn

Today, thirty monitoring & evaluation officers from various line departments in Badakhshan province...
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Distribution of 2 million books begins in Balkh Province

The Afghan Education Ministry has begun distribution of 2 million books for primary schools in the capital...
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Welfare projects completed in Hazrat Sultan

The National Solidarity Program (NSP) has completed welfare projects in Hazrat Sultan district of northern...
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First North American Islamic Art Museum to open in Toronto

By Ahmadshah Ghanizada: The first Islamic museum in North America was formally opened in Canada on Friday...
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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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Shahrukh Khan enters list of richest Indians

Bollywood’s King Khan, Shahrukh Khan, has made it in the list of richest Indians with net property...
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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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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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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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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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Real Madrid tops richest football teams list for 10th year in a row

Real Madrid has once again become the world’s richest club for the 10th consecutive year, recording...
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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...

Today’s Market Rates

  • Currency
  • Gold
  • Fuel
Foreign Currency
AFN
1 US Dollar56.90
1 Euro73.00
1 Pound92.00
1 Saudi Rial15.15
1 UAE Dirham15.40
1 Chinese Yuan9.30
1 Turkish Lira26.50
1 Kuwaiti Dinar196.60
1000 Pak. Rs556.00
1000 Ind. Rs930.00
1000 Iranian Toman17.85
Type of Gold
Price in AFN/gm
Carat
Arabic2,000.00790/21
Iranian1,700.00705/17
Kuwaiti2,420.00880/21
Egyptian2,550.00880/21
Russian1,850.00585/14
Singaporean2,100.00790/21
Bahraini2,000.00790/21
Madrasi2,100.00790/21
Fuel Type
Price
1L Petrol63 AFN
1L Diesel60 AFN
1K Liquid Gas100-150 AFN

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