Collective caution: Teachers follow LHWs in polio drive boycott

After repeated attacks on polio vaccination teams across the country, public teachers followed the footsteps of lady health workers (LHWs) on Friday and announced a boycott of the anti-polio drive in the provincial capital. The decision was made during a meeting of the All Primary Teachers Association. The association’s president Malik Khalid told The Express […]

Robot comes to the rescue: Bomb defused in Peshawar

A robot was used to defuse a bomb found near an under construction flyover on Charsadda Road in Peshawar. According to Express News, the Bomb Disposal Squad was called in after receiving a tip-off that there was a bomb in a suspicious box under the flyover. It was reported that a time device was attached […]

Korean- Pakistani students’ friendship festival held at UoP

Citizen diplomacy was at its peak in the one day KOPAK cultural festival arranged by the students of the visiting South Korean and the host UoP at the Pashto cultural Museum University of Peshawar. Cultural dresses, songs and similarities among the two country`s norms especially respect for elders and sense of patriotism was evident from […]

UET exam announced

The University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar, has announced the examination schedule for B Tech Supplementary Examination. According to the notification of Controller of Examinations, examinations of B.Tech third year (four years program new) will commence from March 18, 2014 and examinations of B.Tech final year will commence from March 19, 2014. The last date […]

CCTVs to be installed at SSC, HSSC exam halls

In a bid to discourage the use of the unfair means by the students, the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) has decided to install closed-circuit televisions (CCTVs) at the examination centres for the forthcoming Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) examinations.   The decision was taken at a meeting […]

Farmers trained in scientific methods

In a bid to boost bee-keeping industry and achieve maximum honey production, the administration of Lower Dir provided training to 80 beekeepers on scientific methods of bee-keeping aiming at exposing farmers to current research done in this sector and to make them able to start their own small business. Beekeepers were also provided bee hives, […]