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  • Well-educated militants behind high-profile terror attacks: CM

    KARACHI: Arrested in connection with the Safoora Goth carnage and killing of rights activist Sabeen Mahmud, the “well-educated” criminals also have confessed to grenade attacks on schools, bomb attacks on police vans, a naval officer and a Rangers brigadier, a gun attack on an American educationist and targeted killing of police officials...

  • ‘Youth should be educated about culture’

    ISLAMABAD: State Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb on Friday said that the youth should be educated about history and culture of Pakistan to make them proud of their country...

    Speaking at the launching ceremony of logo for the 70th Independence Day Celebrations, held at Pakistan National Council of Arts (PNCA) on Friday...

  • Why does a university-educated student turn to terrorism?

    KARACHI: A top counter-terrorism department official on Sunday said that unaddressed personal issues can befuddle the mind of an educated university student and make him/her easy prey for terror groups...

    ""The problems we face in Karachi, Pakistan, and all across Muslim countries are categorised as religious extremism or terrorism in the name of religion...

  • Educated people also resist immunisation, experts say

    ISLAMABAD: Though immunisation is one of the most successful and cost effective means to help children grow into healthy adults, resistance or concerns against the practice have been observed among both educated and non-educated people...

    Ms Khawar said non-educated people, especially mothers-in-law, resisted the routine immunisation because they never had heard of it in the past...

  • ‘UK-educated extortionist’ held

    KARACHI: A joint team of the Citizens-Police Liaison Committee (CPLC) and the Special Investigation Unit (SIU) of police on Saturday arrested a suspected extortionist who demanded Rs2 million from an insurance company, according to officials...

    The Sindh CPLC received a complaint from an insurance company employee that some unidentified person had called him demanding Rs2 million extortion
  • Four well-educated men held on terrorism charge

    KARACHI: Four well-educated people, including one who had studied at two American universities and was running his own educational institution, have been arrested for their alleged involvement in the Safoora carnage and other terrorist attacks, according to a senior police officer...

    The chief of police’s Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD), Raja Umar Khattab, said at a press conference on Friday that the wives of two of the arrested...

  • Teacher who educated Afghan refugee girls wins UN prize

    Aqeela Asifi, 49, left Kabul with her family in 1992, and ended up living in the remote refugee settlement of Kot Chandna in the Punjab region of Pakistan, where most girls were excluded from the classroom...

    Today more than a thousand children attend permanent schools in the village, said UNHCR, although around 80 per cent of Afghan refugee children in Pakistan are still out of school...

  • Educated militants

    I’m thinking of that list now because in Pakistan, a long-held and cherished myth about militancy and terrorism seems finally being exposed: that these issues are a ‘madressah problem’, that people become susceptible to these forms of violence because of indoctrination, low literacy, a lack of educational and employment opportunities, and a resultant grudge...

    Earlier this month, a faculty member of Szabist, a private research...

  • US-educated former prime minister wins Somalia vote

    MOGADISHU: Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, a dual US-Somali citizen and former prime minister, was sworn in as Somalia’s new president on Wednesday after lawmakers voted behind the secure blast walls of the capital’s airport...

    Celebratory gunfire erupted across Mogadishu at his victory, after a security lock-down in the city aimed at deterring attacks by the al Shabaab Islamist group which had threatened to derail the Western-backed election...
  • Polio refusal cases among well-educated people baffle officials

    ISLAMABAD: During the recent polio campaign held in the capital it was observed that a large number of educated people did not want to vaccinate their children...

    Editorial: Polio: Pakistan’s shamePrime Minister’s Focal Person on Polio Eradication Senator Ayesha Raza Farooq said she was not in favour of registering cases as the administration of polio vaccine was a continuous process...

  • US-educated man held for selling drugs in Clifton, Defence

    KARACHI: Police arrested on Thursday a US-educated man found involved in selling drugs to youths in Clifton and Defence for the last five years, according to South SSP Sarfraz Nawaz...

    Besides, the police with the help of academic institutes located in Clifton and Defence have also launched a ‘counselling session’ for educated youths...

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