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    Women's magazine hits stalls in Bamyan

    BAMYAN CITY (PAN): The first-ever magazine focusing on women's issues and creating awareness among them has been launched in central Bamyan province.  


    ‘Good Youth’ competition held in Kabul

    KABUL (PAN): More than 2,000 youngsters participated in a completion -- “Good Youth” -- arranged by the Jamiat-i-Islah Society in Kabul on Friday.


    NAI wants info law approved before polls

    KABUL (PAN): A media advocacy organisation, NAI, on Tuesday asked the government to send forthwith a draft law on access to information to the parliament for approval before the April 5 elections.<


    300 Khost seminaries to be built, repaired

    KHOST CITY (PAN): The governor on Sunday said more than 300 mosques and religious education institutes would be built and reconstructed in southeastern Khost province.


    Artifacts handed to Ministry of Information

    KABUL (PAN): A number of historical artifacts, including books, utensils and different kinds of manuscripts, were submitted to the Ministry of Information and Culture on Saturday.


    Qari should have command of Tajwid: Zuhra

    KABUL (PAN): A good qari (one reciting the Quran) should have the ability to recite in a pleasant voice that attracts the audience, says Zuhra Qarizada, a renowned female qari, who started recitation from the holy book at age three.


    Newly-built mosque opens in Khost

    KHOST CITY (PAN): The governor of southeastern Khost province on Friday inaugurated the newly-built Hazrat Bilal mosque in Tanai district.


    Hundreds donate blood on Ashura in Bamyan

    BAMYAN CITY (PAN): Hundreds of people, including government officials and women, on Thursday donated blood to hospitals as part of an ongoing campaign in central Bamyan province.


    Karbala sacrifice called abiding inspiration

    KABUL (PAN): Speakers on Thursday called for Muslims around the globe to draw inspiration from the supreme sacrifice that Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) rendered in Karbala to uphold the truth and resist tyranny.


    Noted poet Hafiz passes away at 82

    KABUL (PAN): Noted poet and writer Nasrullah Hafiz has passed away at a hospital in Kabul after a brief ailment, a relative said on Thursday.