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    Culture

    Culture

    Pazhwak services remembered on 100th birthday

    KABUL (PAN): The 100th birth anniversary of Abdul Rahman Pazhwak, a poet and diplomat, was observed in the capital Kabul on Saturday.



    Culture

    World’s Peace Day marked in Kabul

    KABUL (PAN): Civil society groups on Saturday marked the International Day of Peace in Kabul, amid calls for more struggles to achieve a lasting peace in the country.



    Culture

    Floral wreath laid on ex-president's mausoleum

    KABUL (PAN): Senior government officials placed a floral wreath on the grave of former High Peace Council (PHC) chief Prof. Burhanuddin Rabbani in Kabul on Friday.



    Culture

    Iran's bid to replace Kharqah Sharif gate foiled

    KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): Iranian efforts to replace the historical Kharqah Sharif gate have been frustrated, Information and Culture Department officials in southern Kandahar province said on Thursday.



    Culture

    Journalists want law on access to info approved

    KABUL (PAN): Journalists, backed by the media-support organisation NAI, on Wednesday asked the government to send at the earliest the draft law on access to information to the parliament for approval.



    Security and Crime,Culture

    Journalists protest colleagues' manhandling

    CHAGHCHARAN (PAN): Journalists, civil society members and human rights activists in western Ghor province on Monday denounced violence against media professionals in neighbouring Herat.



    Culture

    Afghanistan returned looted cultural artifacts in US

    WASHINGTON (PAN): The US Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) returned five stolen gold artifacts and an ancient vase to Afghanistan in Washington a day earlier.



    Culture

    Journalists boycott Ghazni governor’s office

    GHAZNI CITY (PAN): Journalists in southern Ghazni province on Monday announced a boycott of covering activities of the governor’s house, saying they were denied access to information and threatened by security forces.



    Culture

    First hajj flight takes off tonight

    KABUL (PAN): The Ministry of Hajj and Auqaf on Sunday said the first flight taking 220 Afghan pilgrims to Saudi Arabia would take off at 1:15am tonight.



    Culture

    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.