VCs bid to get legislation delayed triggers debate

The vice-chancellors’ bid to resist the proposed legislation for higher education has triggered a debate in the corridors of power and academic circles. The government is determined to table the draft law at the next session of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly. However, the vice-chancellors demand that all the stakeholders including teachers, students and administration should […]

Spy agencies men grill principal of Edwardes College

Officials of the secret agencies on Tuesday conducted a raid on the residence of the Principal Edwardes College Peshawar, Titus Presler to check some legal complications in his travelling documents and make inquiries about his alleged dubious activities, reliable sources said. The officials in plainclothes reached the principal’s house located in the premises of historic […]

BISE warns schools against fleecing students

Chairman of the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) Peshawar Prof Dr Muhammad Shafi Afridi Tuesday asked the administration of private schools to follow the criteria set for the examination fee. In a press statement, the chairman stated that recently it had come into his notice that certain schools were charging extra amount other […]

Pervez Khattak meets delegation of SOA

The Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak has said that the cause of education is one of the top most priorities of his government and for this purpose special measures are being taken to make up the deficiency of staff and provide all other necessary facilities in the public sector schools. He directed that the […]

KP govt gives 100 million to schools for sports , Atif

Peshawar ,Khyber Pakhtunkhwa  Minister for E&S Education Muhammad Atif Khan has said the provincial government will provide Rs. 100 million to 1,000 schools of the province including 350 high secondary schools for improvement of sports facilities. Addressing a sports festival at Hari Pur, he said that Rs. 100,000 will be given to each school to […]

Academic quota: K-P govt, Khyber Medical University given 15 days to submit reply

The provincial government and Khyber Medical University (KMU) have been given 15 days to submit their replies regarding the allocation of quota seats for non-Muslims in medical institutions. A two-member Peshawar High Court (PHC) bench comprising Justice Nisar Hussain and Justice Ikramullah Khan issued notices to the KMU and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) government on Tuesday while […]

Dir schools hold debate contest on “Democracy in Pakistan”

To create awareness among new generation regarding the democratic values and promote democracy in the country, the district administration of Dir organized speech competitions among male and female students of the districts’ schools. A press release of Malakand Development Program (MDP) said on Tuesday that students from various state-run schools of Lower and Upper Dir […]