Worrisome absence: Hindu schoolteacher goes missing in Peshawar

A Hindu schoolteacher was allegedly kidnapped by unidentified men on her way home from school on Saturday afternoon. Faqir Chand, the father of the missing 25-year-old woman identified as Sapna Rani, said his daughter is a teacher at the Peshawar Science Academy, situated near Ayub Flour Mill on GT Road. He said Sapna went to […]

Official impulsiveness: Ghost schools continue to haunt the province

If the dismal law and order situation of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) was not enough to dent the province’s school enrolment rate, lack of foresight on part of legislators is further hampering efforts to improve education. The province has seen a steep rise in the number of ‘ghost schools’ – schools that are functional on paper, have […]

Education provides solid foundation: Governor

Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Engr Shaukatullah Khan, has said that education is the only key to success as it provides solid foundation for a developed nation and prosperous  generation. He added that the role of educated and active generation in this respect of was great importance. This, he stated, while addressing the 18th Parents Day function […]

Zain, Rukhsar win ICMS Naat competition

Zainul Abideen ad Rukhsar have topped the Naat & Qirat competition respectively organized by the ICMS Education System here Saturday. Second position in Qirat competition was secured by Raza Ali while third and fourth positions went to Hashmat Ali and Usman Ali respectively. Similarly in Naat competition second position was clinched by Noor Ullah while […]

Efforts afoot to introduce same edu system in KPK

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister, Pervez Khattak, has termed it a good omen that overseas Pakistanis, especially the youth, are seeing the reforms and changes at government level in KPK with high esteem and thus have become spokespersons and ambassadors abroad. “They not only send us useful proposals for elimination of corruption, ensuring good governance in […]

‘Slapping student’I am innocent, says suspended doctor

Condemning the negative campaign launched against him by a specific group of people, Prof Dr Rahim Bangash of anatomy department, Khyber Medical College, Sunday said that neither had he slapped nor ordered the student to remove veil, for which he was being blamed. He said that he has been in teaching profession for the last […]