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    Female prisoners go on hunger strike

    KABUL (Pajhwok): More than a dozen female inmates on Sunday started hunger strike at a woman’s detention facility in western Herat province, seeking amnesty under presidential decrees.



    Culture

    Journalists warn Jawzjan governor of boycott

    SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Journalists on Wednesday vowed to indefinitely boycott the governor’s house in northern Jawzjan province if security guards there did not stop misbehaving with them.



    Culture

    Centre blamed for incomplete Ghazni projects

    GHAZNI CITY (PAN): A three-member delegation from Kabul on Tuesday said if the central government had released funds in time, all projects would have been completed ahead of the 2013 Islamic Civilisation Festival in southern Ghazni province.



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    Khost, Wardak mosques inaugurated

    KABUL/KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): With the completion of construction work, two mosques were formally handed over to the authorities in southeastern Khost and central Maidan Wardak provinces on Saturday, officials said.



    Culture

    Glowing tributes paid to late writer

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Rich tributes were paid to prominent writer and religious figure Maulvi Abdul Khaliq Ikhlas on his 112th birth anniversary in eastern Kunar province on Monday.



    Culture

    30pc of media outlets facing closure: Nai

    MAZAR-E-SHARIF (Pajhwok): An official of Nai, an organisation that supports free media in Afghanistan, on Monday warned that 30 percent of news outlets were about to be closed because of financial constraints.



    Culture

    Journalists won’t bow to pressures: Majidi

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Despite facing a wave of threats and pressures from militants, armed groups and government functionaries, journalists would continue to discharge their duty with a sense of commitment, their representative said on Monday.



    Culture

    Ads asking govt to sign BSA being probed

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Attorney General Office (AGO) on Saturday said it had appointed a delegation to investigate advertisements being run on broadcast media, asking the government to sign the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) with the US.



    Culture

    'Watandar Radio airing unethical programmes’

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Some residents and officials on Wednesday accused a local radio “Watandar” of broadcasting “unethical programmes” which they said had harmful impacts on the youth in eastern Nangarhar province.



    Culture

    Eid Milad-un-Nabi observed in Kabul, provinces

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The holy Quran verses’ recitation events and gatherings held on Monday in the capital Kabul and provinces to observe Eid Milad-un-Nabi, festival of the Prophet Mohammad (PBUH)'s birthday, with religious reverence.