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  • California shooter studied at Al-Huda institute: teacher

    MULTAN: The woman who, with her husband, shot dead 14 people in California last week attended one of the most high-profile religious teaching centres for women in Pakistan, a teacher at the Al-Huda institute told AFP Monday...

    Tashfeen Malik, 29, studied at the Al-Huda Institute in Multan, which admits middle-class women and also has offices in the US, the UAE, India and the UK, the teacher at the teaching centre who gave her name...

  • Al-Huda distances itself from former student Tashfeen Malik

    Religious teaching cemtre Al-Huda International Welfare Foundation has distanced itself from Tashfeen Malik, one of the attackers who shot 14 people dead in California last week, a day after the news broke that the shooter was a student of the organisation's Multan centre...

    A statement on the foundation's website says , "Tashfeen Malik had studied at Al-Huda International’s Multan branch for a brief period between 2013 and 2014... ...

  • Al-Huda's Toronto centre scrutinised after California attack

    OTTAWA: A Toronto-area Islamic school with links to a seminary in Pakistan where California attacker Tashfeen Malik studied shuttered its doors Tuesday after it was reported that former students had sought to join the militant Islamic State (IS) group...

    Public broadcaster CBC said four teenage girls who had taken evening and weekend seminars at the Al-Huda Elementary School in Mississauga, Ontario had traveled overseas in 2014... ...

  • Al-Huda, Tashfeen, and the massacre

    A young mother who attended a religious school for women in Pakistan weds a conservative man...

    What made her leave diapers for rifles?Tashfeen Malik, the young mother and the co-accused in last week’s massacre in California, attended the religious teaching centre Al-Huda’s regional branch in Multan...

  • Faisalabad university suspends teacher for sexually harassing female MPhil student

    Government College University, Faisalabad (GCUF) on Monday suspended an assistant professor for three months after an inquiry committee found him guilty of allegedly sexually harassing a female student pursuing an MPhil in organic chemistry...

    The university's registrar said in the suspension notice that a case for the initiation of inquiry against Dr Rasool under the Punjab Employees Efficiency, Discipline and Accountability Act 2006...

  • 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"...

  • School near Faisalabad turns into gambling den in evening

    FAISALABAD: Once the school is over, the compound of the Government Primary School, Chak 422-GB in Tandlianwala, becomes a den of gamblers, addicts and drug pushers...

    The recent drive to increase security of schools after the Bacha Khan University attack, did not make any difference to the school whose boundary wall is missing...

  • Gandhara International University gets green light

    TAXILA: The government plans to establish the Gandhara International University in Taxila, in an effort to revive the 3,000-year-old Buddhist university of ancient Taxila and make Pakistan a centre for interfaith harmony and Buddhism studies...

    The chairperson of the Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) as well as the steering committee of the project, Siddiqul Farooque, told Dawn that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had formally approved...

  • Saudi university to open driving school for women

    A university in Saudi Arabia has said it will open a driving school for women, in a first for the ultra-conservative country after a ban on women driving was lifted...

    “Princess Nourah University is preparing to set up a driving school in cooperation with the relevant authorities,” the women's university said on Saturday...

  • Girls school in Toba Tek Singh wins international award

    TOBA TEK SINGH: Government Girls High School, Chak 338-JB, Nawan Lahore, Gojra, has won the British Council’s International School Award (ISA) for teaching skills and activities of students aimed at promoting local culture, cultivation, embroidery, traditional games, hand wash, earth pot making and languages learning...

    The skills were shared with the British Council international partner schools in the countries of Bangladesh,...

  • Habib School, City School PAF, St Joseph win netball ties

    KARACHI: Habib Girls School outplayed City School 10-2 in the opening match of the Karachi Girls Netball Cup which commenced here at the PSB Coaching Centre on Tuesday...

    In the other schools matches in the junior category, City School PAF beat City School North Nazimabad 8-0 while St...

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