Teachers Set up Hunger Strike Camp

Teachers of various government-run schools on Saturday set up a three-day hunger strike camp outside Peshawar Press Club against the delay in their promotions and to demand increase in salaries. Displaying banners and placards inscribed with their demands the teachers also shouted slogans against the concerned authorities for not fulfilling their demands. The provincial president […]

KP Students to Visit Punjab Heritage Sites

The Youth Affairs Department of the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has been in the process of organizing many unique activities in the province. One such activity is the “Inter provincial Youth Exchange Programme”. The first phase of this activity includes a 25-student visit to Gujranwala and Lahore on Monday. The students have been nominated by […]

School Reconstructed by Army Opens

Corps Commander Lieutenant- General Khalid Rabbani said on Sunday the army was working on nation building projects in the areas cleared by security forces through operations in Malakand division and Fata. This he said while addressing the inaugural ceremony of the Model School Wadudia, reconstructed by the Pakistan Army Corps of Engineers at Mingora in […]

Qibla Ayaz, Razia Sultana to be VCs of ICU, SBBWU

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has approved the appointment of Dr Qibla Ayaz as acting vice chancellor of the Islamia College University (ICU) and Dr Razia Sultana as vice-chancellor of the Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University (SBBWU). Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Shaukatullah, has approved appointment of Dr Qibla Ayaz and Dr Razia Sultana on the advice of […]

Youth Affairs dept in process of organizing unique activities

The Youth Affairs Department of Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has been in the process of organizing many unique activities in the province. One such activity is the “Inter provincial Youth Exchange Programme”. The first phase of this activity includes a 25 student’s visit to Gujra wala and Lahore tomorrow (7th April 2014). The students have […]

Literary giant: Rahman Baba’s Urs invites the best of Pashto poets

Sufi poet Rahman Baba’s Urs (death anniversary) gathered poets from around the province at the Khana-e-Farhang on Sunday. Organised by the Rahman Baba Adabi Jirga, the event is usually held at the mausoleum of the great poet, but this year, for the first time, it was held at the Iranian Cultural Centre. Devotees and poets, […]

Gender discrimination: Education facilities on unequal ground in Upper Dir

Third-grader Imama goes to a primary school meant for boys in Ittefaq Colony because of inadequate education facilities for girls in Upper Dir district. Boys disrupt the classroom, she complains. Imama’s parents have allowed her to attend a school for boys but many girls lose out on learning because of cultural reservations regarding male and […]