Government asks concern authorities for comprehensive procedure for youth

The Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has asked the concerned authorities to prepare a comprehensive procedure to enable the youth to involve in healthy, positive and nation building activities. According to details, the Department of Sports, Youth Affairs and Tourism Department has been entrusted to work out a mechanism to enable the youth to involve in […]

Title of Professor Emeritus for 4 professors of KMC Approved

The Khyber Medical University (KMU) Peshawar’s Syndicate Wednesday approved the title of professor emeritus for four professors of Khyber Medical College (KMC) and Khyber College of Dentistry (KCD) in recognition for their services. The Syndicate meeting was held here with KMU Vice-chancellor Prof Dr Hafizullah in the chair. Those awarded the prestigious title included: Dr […]

Automania Held At UET Peshawar

The Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar organized a two-day event “Automania” the other day at UET Peshawar. Various competitions were held in the event including Speed Designing, Debates, Poster, Plain paper and Quiz competitions. Students from UET Peshawar, University Model School, Government Frontier College, Islamia College, Islamia Collegiate School, […]

KP govt yet to extend schools winter vacations

The persistent cold wave in the province has affected attendance at educational institutions, as parents are reluctant to send kids to the schools while the provincial government is yet to think whether to give additional winter vacations on the pattern of Punjab and Sindh or keep the schools opened.   “Yesterday, I observed that my […]

Missing Hindu teacher remains untraced

A missing female schoolteacher belonging to Hindu faith could not be recovered despite passage of around 10 days creating fear among the community members that she might fall prey to forced conversion to any other religion. “The family of the teacher, Sapna Rani, and the community members are in distress as disappearance of a female […]

Ready-to-cheat: Students pay peanuts for second-hand dissertations

“It was a small makeshift stall at a market inside University of Peshawar (UoP); I was shocked when the photocopier handed over a list of available ready-made theses on around 30 topics.” Akhtar Shah* tells the story of how a student can obtain a ‘thesis of choice’ without doing any of the heavy lifting associated […]

Attacking education: Girls school in Charsadda partially destroyed in blast

  The New Year in Charsadda was ushered in by a bomb blast in a state-run girls high school early Thursday morning. The bomb, planted by unidentified militants within the school’s premises in Dhab Bhanda, caused significant damage to the building. No loss of life was incurred. Government Girls High School is the first institute […]