A new chapter: Bookstore nearly half-a-century-old now an apparel outlet

A popular garment store has replaced what was once the city’s largest bookshop. Saeed Book Bank shut down in February 2011 after nearly 45 years when its owner shifted to Islamabad, but the signboards remained for about three years following its closure. In July this year, renovations began for what would become an apparel shop […]

New academic session: Displaced children remain in flux and out of school

On September 1, schoolchildren in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) fondly looked back at their summer holidays as they made their way to school early in the morning. However, for children displaced from North Waziristan, there were no back-to-school jitters because most of them have not been enrolled in any educational institute. Their parents have no idea how […]

Ajmal Khan to resume ICU charge tomorrow

Islamia College University, Peshawar vice-chancellor Ajmal Khan will formally take charge of his office on Tuesday four years after his release from the captivity of the outlawed TTP. According to a varsity spokesman, Mr Ajmal will formally meet all the deans, chairmen and coordinators of different teaching departments besides sectional heads of finance and administration. […]