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  • Threats to Peshawar university triggers high alert

    PESHAWAR: The police department has cancelled leaves of its staffers deputed at the Peshawar university campus and asked them to remain on duty in view of security threats to the campus, sources say...

    Over 300 policemen deployed at the campus – which houses the University of Peshawar, University of Engineering and Technology, Agriculture University and Islamia College University – have been asked to ensure presence on duty...

  • Peshawar University student refuses to accept degree from KP governor

    A student of Peshawar University on Tuesday declined to accept a graduation degree from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra, citing his dissatisfaction with the federal government as the reason behind the refusal...

    Nabi Shah, a student of Journalism and Mass Communications at the university in Peshawar, said he was dissatisfied with the federal government, and so had refused to accept his degree from Jhagra...

  • KP governor orders probe into incident at Agricultural University Peshawar

    The caretaker governor of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Mushtaq Ahmed Ghani, on Monday took notice of an incident at the Agricultural University Peshawar where the varsity’s admin officer reportedly misbehaved with a student and pointed a gun at his face...

    The caretaker governor ordered an inquiry into the incident and asked the university administration to uncover the facts related to the incident...

  • University of Peshawar admin under probe for illegal appointments, corruption

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa parliamentary committee probing the Oct 4 police violence against the protesting University of Peshawar students on campus is also looking into the allegations of illegal appointments and financial corruption in the province’s historic varsity...

    “We are not only probing the police’s highhandedness on campus but we are also going to probe the allegations of illegal appointments, irregularities and...

  • SBP to get shares of agri bank, HBFC

    ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet on Wednesday allowed the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) to receive shares of Zarai Taraqiati Bank Ltd (ZTBL) and House Building Finance Corporation Ltd (HBFCL) in settlement of loans outstanding against these two organisations...

    The combined financial statements of the federation, all the provincial governments and the district authorities for the years 2010-11 to 2013-14 were also placed before the cabinet...
  • Dawn’s food & agri expo concludes

    LAHORE: The two-day Dawn Pakistan Food & Agri Expo of 2017 concluded here at the International Expo Centre with the participation of over 40 local and international companies and thousands of visitors associated with agriculture, livestock and aquaculture...

    He underlined the need to transfer research and extension wings of the Punjab Agriculture Department to the University of Faisalabad to improve agriculture productivity...

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