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    Culture

    AACN appreciates Pajhwok reports on graft

    KABUL (PAN): Pajhwok Afghan News (PAN) has received an appreciation letter from the Afghan Civil Society and Afghan Anti-Corruption Network (AACN) in recognition of its investigative reports on corruption.



    Culture

    Private TV station ordered to suspend broadcasts

    KABUL (PAN): The Attorney General Office (AGO) on Sunday ordered a privately-run television channel “Zhwandoon” to suspend airing its programmes after the station came under widespread criticism from different circles over a political talk-show discussing tribes.



    Culture

    Heratis rally against new identity cards

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    HERAT CITY (PAN): Hundreds of people on Wednesday staged a protest in the capital city of the western Herat in support of inclusion of words Afghan and religion in new computerized national identity cards.



    Culture

    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.  



    Culture

    ‘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.



    Culture

    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.<



    Reconstruction,Culture

    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.



    Culture

    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.



    Culture,Interviews

    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.



    Culture

    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.