KPITB’s Digital Freelancers Awards

KPITB's Digital Freelancers Awards

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information Technology Board – KPITB is pleased to announce a community celebration to mark Pakistan’s first ever awards program recognizing online freelancing, KPITB’s Digital Freelancers Awards. Pakistanis are the fourth most active nation globally on online outsourcing platforms. For young Pakistanis, this form of work has created new opportunities to access and […]

Road Accidents in Pakistan

The prevalence of road accidents is the fifth deadliest in the world, wherein thirty two thousand people die every year. Not only are this but 90% of the casualties are’ young men and women. This was revealed in one day seminar on Road Safety at the Sir Sahibzada Abdul Qayyum Hall of the University of […]

10-year-old still searches for her lost schoolbag

Nosheen Chitral

For 10-year-old Nosheen Bibi, losing a schoolbag and its contents are the primary concern. On the other hand, her family worries about a roof over their heads as winter approaches Chitral. “My bag had books, pens and notebooks; all of those were lost when our house collapsed,” says Nosheen from Jughoor village in Chitral. “I […]

Immediate action: Student unions banned at state universities

Governor Sardar Mehtab Ahmed Khan has banned all student organisations in the province to ensure a conducive environment for learning at public sector universities across the province. This was stated in a handout issued on Tuesday. It said the governor has urged varsity administrations across the province to observe this ban with immediate effect and […]

Owner of private varsity arrested in land scam

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Ehtesab Commission (KPEC) on Friday arrested the owner of a private university on the charge of purchasing prime government land in the upscale Hayatabad Township at throwaway price. The suspect, Iqra National University (INU) Peshawar owner and chancellor Obaidur Rehman, was produced before Ehtesab judge Hayat Ali Shah, who remanded him into […]

In five years, K-P invested Rs53bn on higher education

Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Higher Education Secretary Muhammad Ali Shahzada on Saturday said higher education plays a pivotal role in the socio-economic uplift of a society and the provincial government has invested over Rs 53 billion in the sector over the past five years. He was speaking at the inauguration ceremony of the third International Medical Education and […]

Revised textbooks distributed to KP schools

The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) Text Book Board has prepared and distributed revised textbooks for the upcoming academic year after coalition partners PTI and JI agreed to syllabus changes after months of intense deliberations. Things of ‘objection’ JI had raised certain objections over the curriculum approved in 2006. The religious party argued “Islamic chapters” had been removed. […]