21 September 2018

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Sunday, September 02, 2018

Mazar-e-Sharif (BNA) Ustad Bahauddin, top tabor-player, died at the age of 89 in Mazar-e-Sharif due to a disease he was suffering.
The deceased Bahauddin was born in Kapisa in 1929.  After he started playing tabor at the age of eight, he came to Kabul and resided at Kharabat Street where he acceded to Radio Afghanistan by encouragement of Ustad Mohammad Omar and his tabor is heard in songs of Ustad Rahim Bakhsh, Ustad Khial, Ustad Hashim, Ustad Arman, Ustad Hamahang and Madadi.
He left Kabul for Balkh in 1964.  The deceased Bahauddin participated in various music festivals in France, Holland, Germany, Denmark, India and Tajikistan and was known as golden paw.
Leading body of the ministry of information and culture has considered the demise of Ustad Bahauddin as loss in the country’s music and extended condolence to the country’s cultural society and the deceased family and wished him paradise.
 

Sunday, September 02, 2018

Kunduz (BNA) The convoy of peace activists arrived in Kunduz the other day BNA reported.
According to the agency, the peace caravan wanting to recall peace across the country moved from Helmand with naked feet while ago, which arrived in Kunduz and they were warmly welcomed by the residents and civil society activists of Kunduz.
The members of the caravan want to show the world that Afghans want a permanent and universal peace and asks from the world to help our people in restoration of peace across Afghanistan.
 

Saturday, September 01, 2018

Kabul (BNA) At least four people have been killed and two others wounded in a traffic accident in Herat City, officials said Friday.
The incident took place near consulate of India on Bagh-e-Melat road in the city.
Mohammad Ibrahim Mohammadi the in charge of Herat ambulance said that all of the victims aged between 20-30.
According to Mohammadi, among the wounded people, one of them is a critical condition.
The provincial traffic officials said that the incident has taken place due to driving at excessive speed.
 

Saturday, September 01, 2018

Kabul (BNA) An agreement to change the landscape around Kabul River was signed at the Presidential Palace the other day, BNA reported.
The agreement signed among acting ministers of finance and urban development and housing, Germany Embassy and head of Agha Khan cultural foundation Ajmal Maiwandi would cost over E18 million and aims to improve and revitalize the Kabul city’s social and economic infrastructures, the agency added.
The project would include modernization and reconstruction of the industrial complex improving social, economic and environmental conditions in Deh Afghanistan, Andarabi, Joyshir and Kabul’s first and second PDs, protection of cultural heritages in incorporating local development councils, rehabilitating public and green areas as well as creating economic sights by providing professional trainings in handicrafts in Jangalak educational and training center.  The project would execute in Aug 2018 and continue by Dec, 2020.
 

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