Avoidable controversy: KMC teacher-student spat sparks tension, other perspective

The administration of Khyber Medical College (KMC) has initiated an inquiry into a row that occurred between a female student and a male teacher on Thursday. According to sources inside the university, female students were holding elections for the girl representative (GR) and among the candidates was Shabnam*, who had donned a headscarf that covered […]

End of an era: Gomal University VC dies

Gomal University Vice Chancellor (VC) Professor Dr Amanullah Akhtar died of cardiac arrest on Friday. The professor was walking outside his residence in the university’s main campus when he suffered from the attack. It is said he was suffering from heart diseases for the past few years. All activities at Gomal University were suspended as […]

UET Peshawar Convocation date finalized

The 15th Convocation of University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar will be held on Tuesday December 17th, 2013 at the Convocation Hall of Peshawar University to commemorate the academic accomplishments of students of engineering and technology. In total, 908 students will be awarded degrees in different engineering and non-engineering programs. At the convocation, 12 Gold […]

Teacher thrashes student for wearing veil

Students of Khyber Medical College on Friday held a protest demonstration against thrashing of a veiled female student and called for immediate removal of the accused teacher. College’s Anatomy Department teacher, Rahim Bangash, allegedly thrashed a first-year MBBS student for wearing a veil in the classroom. Witnesses said the teacher was insisting she stopped wearing […]