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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.



    Culture

    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.



    Culture

    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.



    Culture

    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.



    Culture

    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.



    Culture

    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.



    Culture

    Ghalib remembered at Presidential Palace

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai and high-ranking government officials on Sunday paid homage to late justice minister Habibullah Ghalib at the Presidential Palace in Kabul.



    Security and Crime,Culture

    Rebels can’t bust our morale: Gen. Sherzad

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Officials in eastern Nangarhar province on Sunday said guerrilla attacks would not bust their morale, pledging continued efforts to hold transparent presidential elections.



    Culture

    Journalist laid to rest; Taliban slated

    KABUL (Pajhwok): An Afghan reporter and his family, killed in last week’s attack on a luxury hotel here, were laid to rest in Kabul on Sunday. His relatives asked the government to stop addressing Taliban as brothers.   



    Culture

    Flag-hoisting ceremony held in Mazar-i-Sharif

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): The traditional flag-hoisting (Janda Bala) ceremony, marking the new solar year, was held in Mazar-i-Sharif, the centre of Nawroz festivities, on Friday.