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  • Journalists attacked by University of Agriculture Faisalabad guards

    Multiple journalists were injured after guards employed by the University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) attacked them for covering a student-related incident, media outlets reported Tuesday...

    SAMAA TV reported that its reporters, cameraman and driver were "severely beaten up by security guards at Faisalabad’s Agriculture University"...

  • 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...

  • Illegal recruitment, lavish spending bring University of Peshawar to bankruptcy: report

    PESHAWAR: University of Peshawar has financially sunk owing to illegal or irregular appointments of 2,756 employees during the past one decade and lavish expenditures, including payment of several kinds of allowances to unauthorised staffers, according to the report of a high level inquiry committee...

    The PIT has also detected giving unauthorised financial benefits to the university employees in shape of orderly allowance; MS, MPhil,...

  • Turkish agriculture feels economic pain

    CUBUK: Turkey’s agriculture sector, a key pillar of the domestic economy, is increasingly feeling the pinch in a troubling development for the ruling party that is counting on farmers’ support in this weekend’s legislative elections...

  • UN talks plant seed for greener, more climate-savvy agriculture

    BONN: UN climate talks in Bonn broke a long stalemate on agriculture this week, an important step which is expected to lead to wiser and better-funded government policies to help farmers, negotiators and development experts said...

    Discussions on agriculture were blocked for several years over concerns they could result in obligations for developing states to curb emissions from farming, and for rich nations to pay for poorer farmers...

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