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    Journalists attend first-aid training

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Journalists on Thursday completed a two-day training course in battlefield first aid in southeastern Khost province.


    Pajhwok correspondent’s role commended

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The contribution of Zabihullah Ehsas, the Pajhwok Afghan News correspondent in the north, was praised by a number of culturists in Kabul on Friday.

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    Legendary poet Ikramullah Gran dies

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Legendary Pashto poet, Ikramullah Gran, known for his purpose-oriented, innovated and progressive poems, died on Thursday in his home town of Charsadda, northwestern Pakistan.


    Malala receives Nobel Peace Prize

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan’s teenaged education activist Malala Yousafzai of received the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo on Wednesday, when she became the youngest-ever recipient of the award.


    Cultural centre being built in Bamyan

    BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): A centre for preserving cultural heritage and historical monuments would be built in Bamyan province, officials said on Monday.


    Saudi role crucial to Afghan peace: clerics

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Religious scholars on Saturday urged Saudi Arabia to play a proactive role in ensuring lasting peace and stability in Afghanistan.


    Pajhwok photojournalist laid to rest in Herat

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): The body of Pajhwok photojournalist Syed Maula Daad Yaqubi was laid to rest in his ancestral graveyard in western Herat province on Monday.


    Abdul Rahman Pazhwak’s 5th book published

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The fifth book of late Abdul Rahman Pazhwak “Khulasa-i- Fasli Az Sarguzashti Yak Afghan-i-Muhajir (a brief summary of the story of an Afghan refugee) has been published.


    Ads in foreign languages irk Khostis

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Residents complain they could not read and understand billboards, signboards and banners written in foreign languages in the capital of southeastern Khost province, urging authorities to remove them.


    “I am Malala” translated to Pashtu

    KABUL (Pajhwok):  The Pashtu translation of Pakistani Noble Peace Prize recipient Mala Yousafzai’s book “ I am Malala” has been published by a Kabul-based printing house.