Back to school: Educational institutes in Mohmand Agency to reopen next week

All public schools and a college in Safi tehsil of Mohmand Agency will be reopened from November 11 after a gap of five years, and deputation orders of all teachers have been cancelled. This was decided on Saturday during a meeting held between officials of the education department of Mohmand Agency, Pakistan Army and the […]

Taking up the mantle: Govt appoints new principal for Khyber Medical College

  The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) Health Department on Friday appointed Dr Ejaz Hassan Khan as the new principal of Khyber Medical College (KMC), Peshawar, replacing former principal Professor Dr Noorul Iman. Dr Khan graduated from KMC and went on to do his MPhil and PhD from Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Rawalpindi. He has also served […]

Governor condoles

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor, Engineer Shaukatullah has expressed his heartfelt condolence on the sad demise of renowned educationist, Sahibzada Latif ur Rehman who was the uncle of a Peshawar based senior journalist, Tariq Saeed. In a condolence message sent in the name of Tariq Saeed here Saturday, the Governor while expressing his deep sympathies with him […]

Iqabal Day celebrated

Like other parts of the country, 136th birth anniversary of poet philosopher Dr. Allama Muhammad Iqbal was celebrated in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA on Saturday. Allama Iqbal envisioned the idea of a separate homeland for the Muslims of subcontinent‚ which led to the creation of Pakistan. Various educational‚ political‚ social and cultural organizations have arranged […]

3 students go missing

Three students, two from Ketiari and one from Ramora area of Chakdarra tehsil in Lower Dir district have been missing for the last 10 days, residents said on Saturday.   Talking to reporters, they said Rizwan, a grade 7 student, and Muhammad Nabi, student of grade 6 of the Government High School Khanpur, went missing […]

PMA welcomes appointment of KMC principal

 Provincial president of the Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) Dr Hussain Ahmad Haroon has hailed Prof Dr Ejaz Hassan Khan’s appointment as principal Khyber Medical College and said it reflected the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf–led provincial government’s commitment to uphold merit.   In a statement, he said the PMA appreciated the decision as it showed the government was […]

School watchman shot dead in Bajaur

Unidentified persons shot dead a school watchman in Salarzai tehsil of Bajaur Agency on Friday night. Officials of local administration and residents of the area said watchman Mohammad Zahir Khan was on duty at the Government Primary School Giary when unidentified armed men entered into the school at night and shot him dead. The members […]