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    Musician with global ambitions

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A promising musician student at Afghanistan National Institute of Music (ANIM) has said he wants to compete in his field at national and international to represent his country.


    1st of Ramadan on Sunday: Kandahari

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Leading astrologist Abdullah Kandahari has predicted Sunday will be the first day of the holy month of Ramadan in Afghanistan.


    Journalists in east call for their safety

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Journalists in eastern provinces on Saturday asked the government and the rebels to make efforts at protecting their lives during operations against each other.


    New govt to ensure media freedom: Nai

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The head of NAI, an organisation that supports free media in Afghanistan, on Thursday asked both presidential contenders to ensure more media freedom after the election.


    Hundreds rally against Pakistan, Iran in Gardez

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Hundreds of people rallied in Gardez, the capital of southeastern Paktia province, against Pakistan and Iran, asking for immediate end to attacks from Pakistan into the eastern Kunar province.


    Book “who is woman” launched

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The long-awaited book titled “who is woman” has been published written by poet and writer Jamila Mujahid.


    Poetry session held in Helmand

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The traditional annual mushaira (poetry session) -- titled Helmand River -- was held in the capital of the southern province, an official said on Sunday. 


    Seminar on education, history of Helmand held

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A well-attended seminar on education and history of Helmand province was held in Lashkargah on Friday. Speakers highlighted the importance of the province.


    Tribute paid to upcoming Nangarhar poet

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The Qalam Society arranged a gathering to pay tribute to young writer, journalist and poet, Muhammad Wasil Wisal, in Jalalabad -- the capital of eastern Nangarhar province -- on Friday.


    Bach Khan University honours Karzai

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A delegation of the Pakistan-based Bacha Khan University on Friday presented a letter of appreciation to President Hamid Karzai.