Court declares giving of UoP’s garden land to varsities illegal

The Peshawar High Court has declared illegal the decision taken by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chief minister to hand over a vast piece of land of botanical garden of the University of Peshawar (UoP) at Azakhel to two other universities for setting up their campuses. A bench comprising Justice Yahya Afridi and Justice Ms Mussarat Hilali accepted […]

PHC seeks progress on Prof Ajmal’s recovery

The Peshawar High Court on Tuesday directed the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa governor to apprise it of progress on the recovery of kidnapped Islamia College University Peshawar vice chancellor Professor Ajmal Khan. Last year, the court had ordered formation of a committee to be headed by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa governor to make efforts for the safe recovery […]

Govt to rebuild schools destroyed by quake years ago

Waking up from its nine years long slumber, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has decided to rebuild its 760 schools destroyed by the 2005 earthquake in Hazara division. The relevant officials told Dawn on Wednesday that the schools’ reconstruction would cost Rs3.7 billion and would take three to four years to complete. They said the government had […]

Talent test conducted

As many as 120 students appeared in the test here conducted by FATA Student Federation (FSF) to facilitate youth of seven tribal agencies and Frontier Regions in continuing their studies programme. Talking to APP, Central Vice President (FSF) Burhanuuddin said that about 120 students appeared in the test adding ten students would be given two […]

KP has 1.5m out of schools children

The were 1.5 million children were out of school in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa while there Rs.335 billion were required to be invested in the education sector of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. This was said in a launching ceremony of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Elementary and Secondary Education budget analysis arranged by the Centre for Governance and Public Accountability here at […]

Aziz honored with Asian Scholarship

Muhammad Aziz S/o Sajjad of Govt Middle School, Ghulam Nabi Village Malkandar has got distinction in NTS Talent Scholarship and was awarded Adcon Asian Scholarship-2014. Hailing from a remote village Ghulam Nabi Malkandar in District Peshawar got top position in the competition and was awarded the prestigious scholarship Adcon, said Principal of the Govt. Middle […]

UoP to establish psychological trauma centre for journalists

The University of Peshawar in collaboration with Deutshe Welle Academy Germany is going to establish a psychological trauma Centre for Journalists reporting in hard areas at the Department of Psychology. The trauma Centre would provide psychotherapy to the journalists working in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA so as to overcome the aftermaths of tragic events. This […]