Taliban drop hint to release Dr Ajmal: Ibrahim

Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) provincial head and member of the Taliban negotiations committee Prof Mohammad Ibrahim Khan on Friday said that the Taliban had dropped hints to release the kidnapped vice -chancellor of the Islamic College University Ajmal Khan. Talking to reporters in Akora Khattak, he said the government should also release the Taliban prisoners including the […]

‘Education a pre-requisite for development’

Education for sustainable development is a pre-requisite for the development of conflict-affected areas. This was the slogan of a six-day training workshop for the teachers hailing from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and tribal areas being arranged at the South Asian Centre for International and Regional Studies (SACIRS). This workshop was organised in collaboration with UNESCO. It is […]

KMC girl student’s thrashing takes its toll

The compulsory retirement of Professor Dr Rahim Bangash, a senior faculty member of the Anatomy Department at the Khyber Medical College, by Chief Minister Pervez Khattak for allegedly thrashing a girl student has become a source of concern for many faculty members and exposed the poor administrative skills of the college administration. Senior government officials […]

Govt restrained from giving UoP land to other universities

A two-member bench of the Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Friday restrained the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government from handing over a vast piece of land of the botanical garden of University of Peshawar (UoP) at Azakhel to two other universities. The bench comprising Justice Abdul Lateef Khan and Justice Mohammad Daud Khan also sought comments from […]

UoP plans to include 6 more subjects in DEP

The University of Peshawar (UoP) has planned to include six more subjects at master level studies in its Distance Education Programme (DEP) keeping in view of pressing demands of the students of Khyber Pakthunkhwa and overseas Pakistanis to get quality high education near at homes. Prof Dr. Hafiz Muhammad Inamullah, Director, Distance Education Programme, UoP […]

Skilled, educated work force play key role in socio-economic uplift: Governor

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor, Engineer Shaukatullah while stressing the importance of skilled and educated work force towards ensuring over all socio-economic uplift of the nation has said that we all are earnestly wish to witness the institutions of higher learning play a significant role in further building up of the assets which exist both in […]