Deadman on campus: Eat, play, learn …. in a necropolis

You know the necrosis is setting in Pakistan’s education system when primary-level students of a Mardan village are forced to share space with the departed. The school is located near a main road, inside a graveyard complex in Lond Khwar, a famous village in Takht Bhai tehsil of Mardan. It has four teachers for 200 […]

Keeping with the times: Entries pour in for Peshawar Civic Hackathon

Nearly 200 people have registered for the city’s first ever Civic Hackathon to be held from January 31 to February 2, while various problems that need to be worked on have been submitted on the organisers’ website. Out of these 200 applicants, 60 will be invited to participate in the hackathon. At the end of […]

Protecting students: ISF protests alleged sexual harassment

The Insaf Student Federation (ISF) on Monday protested against the alleged harassment of female students by male staff and faculty members at University of Peshawar (UoP). The protest was led by ISF Provincial President Sohail Afridi, District President Shahid Khattak and University Campus President Asif Bangash – a large number of students participated. The group […]

Signs of change: Promoting peace and education in Bajaur Agency

To promote peace, education and development, the political administration of Bajaur Agency installed billboards emblazoned with public service messages throughout the agency. The political administration intends to start a mass awareness campaign to ensure a peaceful and learning environment as well as eradicate social ills. Billboards inscribed with slogans regarding the significance of peace and […]

Board of Technical Education: Court suspends K-P govt’s order to remove BTE chairman

The provincial government’s order to remove the chairman of the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Board of Technical Education (K-P BTE) was suspended by Peshawar High Court on Friday. The court also asked Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa’s (K-P) government for a report explaining why the chairman was removed. The order was issued by a division bench of Justice Irshad Qaiser and Justice […]