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paving the way for the first judgement against Prasad. Related: Fodder Scam Timeline The RJD chief faces immediate disqualification as Lok Sabha member under a recent Supreme Court order that an MP or MLA would stand disqualified immediately if convicted by a court for crimes with punishment of two years or more and under some other laws even without jail sentence.adding,I have roped in unemployed poor youths who make money from the scrap collected, he said Former mayor and NCP corporator Rajlaxmi Bhosale too has decided to rope in her own agency in her ward For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: AP | Kabul | Updated: May 14 2016 3:47 pm In this Thursday March 17 2016 photo Amin Karim second right an official of the Hezb-i-Islami Party speaks as he leaves after a press conference in Kabul Afghanistan An Afghan official says the government will finalize a peace deal with a notorious militant insurgent group within days (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul) Top News The Afghan government is expected to finalize a peace deal with a notorious militant insurgent group within days marking a breakthrough in attempts to end the 15-year war an official and a representative of the group said on Saturday Ataul Rahman Saleem deputy head of Kabul’s High Peace Council told The Associated Press that the deal with the armed wing of Hezb-i-Islami could be completed on Sunday after two years of negotiations A senior representative of Hezb-i-Islami Amin Karim also said he expected President Ashraf Ghani to approve the final version of the agreement on Sunday Such a deal would mark a much-needed success for Ghani in forging peace with insurgent groups fighting to overthrow the Kabul administration His attempts to open a dialogue with the Taliban mainly via overtures to the Pakistan government which is believed to support it have failed Share This Article Related Article While Hezb-i-Islami has been a largely dormant force in recent years and has little political relevance in Afghanistan the deal with the Afghan government could be a template for any future deal with the Taliban It commits the group to ending its war against Kabul respecting the Afghan constitution and ceasing all contact with other armed anti-government groups Hezb-i-Islami is led by warlord Gulbuddin Hekmatyar best known for killing thousands of people in Kabul during the 1992-1996 civil war He is believed to be in Pakistan though Karim has said he is in an unspecified location in Afghanistan Under the terms of the 25-point agreement a draft of which has been seen by AP he could soon return to Kabul to sign a formal peace deal and take up residence Hekmatyar in his late 60s is designated a “global terrorist” by the United States and blacklisted by the United Nations along with Osama bin Laden The agreement obliges the Afghan government to work to have the restrictions lifted Hezb-i-Islami has only intermittently been active on the battlefield for some time; its last known major attack was in 2013 when at least 15 people including six American soldiers were killed in Kabul Saleem said Hekmatyar’s associates including his family all appeared united behind him and “are not dissenting with their leader” He said a few points in the agreement were still to be thrashed out and added: “It is strongly possible that we get to the final points tomorrow and finalize the peace negotiations” Ghani is due to return to Kabul Sunday from an official visit to London Karim said he expected the president to give his final approval to the content of the truce agreement soon after his return Negotiations began in July 2014 Karim said when Hekmatyar received a letter from Ghani then campaigning to become president noting that one of Hekmatyar’s key conditions for peace _ the withdrawal of all foreign troops from Afghanistan _ was about to be met “That was the beginning” Karim said Progress stalled after President Barack Obama decided to leave a 10000-strong force in the country through to the end of 2016 until Hekmatyar dropped the condition and renamed it “a goal” earlier this year Karim and a number of Afghan officials have said that a peace agreement with Hekmatyar’s group could encourage Taliban fighters to end their participation in the war and eventually lead to a full-blown peace Others however regard Hekmatyar as politically irrelevant and lacking any real influence Spokesmen for the Taliban were not immediately available for comment The agreement covers a wide range of points including a guarantee of equality between men and women and respect for the Afghan constitution both points of contention with the Taliban whose 1996-2001 rule of Afghanistan was characterized by extremist attitudes that cloistered women in their houses and mandated strict religious education to the exclusion of almost all else for boys Brokered under the auspices of the High Peace Council – a government body charged with negotiating an end to almost 40 years of war – the agreement allows Hezb-i-Islami to operate as a bona fide political party and participate in elections at every level It gives legal immunity for “all past political and military proceedings” by Hezb-i-Islami members and mandates the release of all prisoners within three months Karim said there are about 2000 Hezb-i-Islami prisoners in jails across Afghanistan The Afghan government undertakes to provide housing and security for Hekmatyar at two or three residences in places of his choosing One point that could attract opposition from sections of society that fear Ghani’s government is prepared to cede ground to the Taliban in return for peace – including any rollback in rights for women – is a clause that gives Hekmatyar a “consultant” role on “important political and national decisions” facing the government For its part Hezbi-i-Islami pledges to end the war function as an “active political party” stop all military activity and dissolve all its military organizations and cease all contact with other anti-government organizations For all the latest World News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Express News Service | Pune | Published: December 18 2011 2:27 am Related News The Chitra Maharshi Dadasaheb Phalke 4D Theatrethe first in citywas inaugurated at Parvati on Friday The theatre has been set up by the initiative of corporator and leader of opposition in Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC)Aaba Bagul Veteran filmmakers including Subhash Ghai and Jabbar Patel and actor Sharmila Tagore were present at the inauguration Speaking on the occasionGhai and Patel stressed the need for setting up a cultural complex in the city that would serve the art loving Puneites Pune is home to many institutes and festivals an I feel a need for a cultural complex in the city A complex that would house four-five auditoriums where activities such as film festivals and music festivals can be organised under one roof The city also needs a performing arts academy where young boys and girls can undergo training in various forms?Rahul?

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