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MAIDAN SHAHR (Pajhwok): A group of young women in insurgency-plagued central Maidan Wardak province has been campaigning to give aspirant female poets a platform to recite their poetry and art talent through their initiative ---Village Sisters Art... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): How would the efforts of two prominent civil society activists bring positive results in the war-torn and traditional society of Afghanistan where raising your vice could be at the cost of once life. Journalists from media... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Insecurity and negative traditions have a negative impact on women’s lives in central Maidan Wardak province, but the election of three women to lead the Provincial Council has raised hope for a positive change. For the first... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan refugees’ ministry official have said multiple facilities had been provided to Afghan refugees in Pakistan including education and trainings. Dr. Imran Zaib Khan, in charge of Afghan refugees, said legislation was being... read more
ISLAMABAD (Pajhwok): Pakistan army’s public relation director has stressed the need for managing the Durand Line, saying effective security measures are in the interest of both sides. Gen. Asif Ghafoor, during a meeting with a delegation of... read more
ISLAMABAD (Pajhwok): Afghan and Pakistani journalists have demanded the creation of a joint media commission to promote closer interaction between media representatives from the neighbouring countries. The call came at a meeting at the Nawa-i-... read more
ISLAMABAD (Pajhwok): A visiting delegation of Afghan journalists on Tuesday urged the Pakistani Ministry of Foreign Affairs to increase education scholarships for Afghan students and not merge trade with politics. The Afghan journalists, who met... read more
ISLAMABAD (Pajhwok): Islamabad believes peace with the Taliban is in the interest of both Afghanistan and Pakistan, saying insistence on a military does not offer a solution to the problem. Deputy Foreign Minister Tasneem Aslam, in a special... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Reconstruction work on the Chak-i-Wardak hydropower dam in central Maidan Wardak province is officially being launched next week, public representatives said on Monday. The Chak-i-Wardak dam near the Chak district center was... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Minister of Border and Tribal Affairs Mohammad Gulab Mangal has linked increased insecurity in northern Baghlan province to the breach of an agreement signed with local tribal elders. On the other hand, Mangal said, the issue of... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Noted journalists and TV and radio newscaster Jan Aqa Alokozai passed away at a hospital in Prague, a relative said on Tuesday. Journalist Mohammad Hassan Wolesmal, also Alokozai’s father-in-law, said Alokozai died on Tuesday... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Compiling and written by Afghan writer, Pashto to French dictionary containing 40,000 words has been published in France. Written by Dr. Mohammad Akbar Wardak, the dictionary has been published by a French publication company “L’... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): A new book--- Professional Journalism – has been launched in Pashto language by Danish Karokhail, editor-in-chief of Pajhwok Afghan News, in Kabul. The book, containing 316 pages and 14 chapters, is dedicated to the three fallen... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Legendary Pashto poet, Ikramullah Gran, known for his purpose-oriented, innovated and progressive poems, died on Thursday in his home town of Charsadda, northwestern Pakistan.Gran, the son of Mian Fazl Rahim, was born in 1937 to an... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Pakistani girl, Malala Yousafzai, who shares the Nobel Peace Prize with Indian child rights campaigner Kailash Satyarthi, has said the award encouraged her to continue her struggle for girls’ education. “I am extremely... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): A Fulbright student from Afghanistan has received the 2014 United Nations Youth Courage Award for comprehensive efforts to facilitate girls’ access to education.Nangyalai Atal was born in remote Sheikh Yasin village in the Chak... read more
GHAZNI CITY (PAN):  School children attend in their  their class in Ander district of southern Ghazni province and study in a problematic situation.
KABUL (PAN): Civil society activists believe that without their involvement some provisions of a recently signed strategic partnership agreement between Kabul and Washington could not be enforced.Speaking at the weekly radio and TV programme “Your... read more
KABUL (PAN): A lack of financial resources and subsequent reliance on foreign assistance have a negative impact on activities of media outlets and civil society groups in the country, participants of a discussion said on Thursday.This week’s radio... read more
KABUL (PAN): A young Afghan, Hafez Nasratullah Albi, says he has developed software called Afghan Messenger, which is more advanced than the Yahoo and other versions.The 26-year-old told Pajhwok Afghan News during an exclusive interview that he had... read more