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    Culture

    Journalists end strike as senior medic apologise

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Journalists on Friday called off their strike after they were assured action against doctors who allegedly harassed and beaten a reporter in western Herat province.



    Culture

    Ghazni ceremony underway sans foreigners

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A ceremony declaring southern Ghazni province as cultural capital of the Islamic Civilization kicked off in the provincial capital on Sunday, an official said.



    Culture

    Security up for landmark Ghazni ceremony

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): The stage is set for a grand ceremony marking Ghazni City as the capital of Islamic Civilisation, authorities said on Saturday.



    Culture

    Info Dept retakes house after 20 years

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): The Information and Culture Department on Wednesday announced retaking a house from its illegal occupants after two decades in the capital of northern Balkh province.



    Culture

    Tight security planned for Nawroz festival

    KABUL (Pajhwok): With a month remaining in the current solar year, tight security arrangements have been put in place as part of preparations to celebrate the Nawroz festival in Kabul, officials said on Monday.



    Culture

    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.



    Reconstruction,Culture

    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.