Booksellers take Taliban threat seriously

When Taliban say something, the people of Peshawar listen and local businessmen take the words seriously, as well. The militants’ sinister influence on public life is a reality no one can avoid. Taliban are a reality, they are going to stay here in the foreseeable future, and they mean business about their decrees. People know […]

Entry test for admission in UoP masters programme held

Entry test for admission into University of Peshawar masters’ degree programme was held under the National Testing Service (NTS) on Sunday.  The test was held in two sessions (shifts) in five test centers’ comprising University Public School, Agricultural University School for Boys, Qurtaba University, Brains Degree College and ICMS Hayatabad Peshawar.  Around seven thousand students […]

Student politics: Wana college – a home to political leaders

General Ziaul Haq’s ban on student politics has yet to be lifted since 1984, but in the militancy-ridden tribal belt, a college has established enviable democratic norms. At the Government Degree College Wana for boys, elections are held along the lines of the US presidential system.  The college has been holding student union elections every […]