Schoolboy who died stopping bomber recommended for Award

  The schoolboy who died stopping a suicide bomber from attacking his school has been recommended for a national award, the Prime Minister’s Office said on Friday. Aitezaz Hassan, 17, tackled the bomber as he tried to enter a government school in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Hassan and the bomber died but no other students or staff […]

Accusations: ‘Foreign education more harmful than drone attacks’

Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) finance minister on Saturday maintained some educational institutions are involved in imparting foreign education with the sole aim of promoting anti-Islamic and anti-Pakistan culture to their students. Sirajul Haq was speaking to participants at the Parents Day ceremony of a private school. Though the Jamaat-e-Islami lawmaker did not name any institution, he accused […]

Education, health facilities in Fata top priorities: Governor

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor, Engineer Shaukatullah, has said that development and promotion of educational and healthcare facilities in FATA have remained top priorities in the ongoing efforts for socio-economic uplift of the people. He added that reconstruction and rehabilitation side by side also remained a major priority subject while concerted efforts are under way for […]

School shut over security threats

Amid serious security threats, the administration of Central Prison Peshawar shut down a government primary school situated in the limits of the prison. The officials concerned in the prison administration informed that the school was temporarily shut down after sensing serious security threats, whereas security of the Psychiatric Hospital for mentally retorted people and drug […]