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    Qasim’s 1st death anniversary observed

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The first death anniversary of border police official Qasim Khan, who had killed in Pakistani shelling last year, was observed in Jalalabad on Thursday.



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    90pc of Afghan monuments under threat

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Ninety percent of historical monuments in Afghanistan are under threat, because the government lacks the capacity to deal with the problem, a US embassy official said on Wednesday.



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    Pajhwok marks 10th founding anniversary

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Pajhwok Afghan News (PAN) celebrated its 10th founding anniversary at a simple but dignified ceremony in Kabul on Tuesday, pledging adherence to journalistic principles, including objectivity and freedom of expression.



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    Karokhel among 100 information heroes

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Two veteran Afghan journalists, including Pajhwok Afghan News Director Danish Karokhel, have been included in the first-ever list of 100 information heroes by Reporters Without Bor



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    New book on Waziristan launched

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A new book--- Waziristan Wrostai Tamzai--- (Waziristan: The last stand) has been launched in Pashto language which is available in the market.



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    Shahzada Abdullah’s tomb being reconstructed

    HERAT CITY: (Pajhwok): The tomb of Prince Abdullah, one of the two historic graves that sit on the main road just south of the Musalla Complex in the western city of Herat, is being reconstructed at a cost of $400,000, an official said on Wednesday.



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    Noted individuals get highest civil awards

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai on Wednesday conferred highest civil awards on a number of prominent personalities, including writers, poets, political experts, social workers and literary figures.



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    Ghazni minarets on display in Balkh in photos

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): A photography exhibition of ancient minarets of southern Ghazni province was inaugurated on Tuesday in Mazar-i-Sharif, the capital of northern Balkh province.



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    New film “Taqdeer” released in Paktia

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Local artistes on Thursday released a new film “Taqdeer” (destiny) at a ceremony in the capital of southeastern Paktia province.



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    Nawroz festival begins in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A ceremony marking the Nawroz festival got under way at the Presidential Palace in Kabul with the Afghan national dance called Atan on Thursday morning.