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    Govt asked to send info access law to Parliament

    KABUL (PAN): A media advocacy group, Nai, on Thursday asked the government to send a draft law on access to information to the parliament for approval.


    Women’s handicrafts on show in Taloqan

    TALOQAN (PAN): A day-long exhibition, showcasing women-made handicrafts, was inaugurated in the capital of northern Takhar province on Thursday.


    Ministry ready for Haj flight operation

    KABUL (PAN): The Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation (MTCA) on Monday said it was fully prepared to airlift pilgrims to the holy city Makkah, Saudi Arabia. This year, 24,000 pilgrims will be flown from Afghanistan to Saudi Arabia.


    2-day exhibition opens in Faizabad

    FAIZABAD (PAN): A two-day exhibition showcasing drawings, paintings, calligraphic works and handcrafts was inaugurated in the capital of northeastern Badakhshan province on Monday.


    Info ministry accused of ignoring Sar-i-Pul

    SAR-I-PUL (PAN): Officials of Sar-i-Pul on Saturday accused the Ministry of Information and Culture of ignoring the central province, where cultural activities have long come to a standstill.

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    41 cases of violence against journalists recorded

    KABUL (PAN): The Committee to Protect Afghan Journalists (CPAJ) on Thursday said it had registered 41 cases of violence against media representatives during the first six months of the year.


    Peace park inaugurated in Bamyan

    BAMYAN CITY (PAN): A peace park and a community centre for women were inaugurated in central Bamyan province on Thursday, officials said.


    Amanullah Khan’s tomb in rundown condition

    JALALABAD (PAN): As the nation celebrates its 94th Independence Day, the tomb of Ghazi Amanullah Khan, the hero of Afghanistan’s freedom, is in rundown condition.


    Afghanistan celebrates 94th Independence Day

    KABUL (PAN): Afghanistan is celebrating its 94th Independence Day today (Monday), with a series of event marking the day being held in the central capital Kabul and other major cities.


    Ahmadzai recounts gains of Amanullah rule

    KABUL (PAN): During King Amanullah Khan’s era, power transitioned from an absolutist government to a constitutional setup for the first time in Afghanistan, the Security Transition Commission head said on Sunday.