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  • APS mastermind claims Bacha Khan University attack, 21 killed

    PESHAWAR: Unidentified gunmen entered Bacha Khan University in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Charsadda town Wednesday and opened fire on students and faculty members as they gathered at the school for a poetry recital to commemorate the death anniversary of the activist and leader whom the school is named after...

    The mastermind of the APS Peshawar attack, Umar Mansoor, of the banned Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Geedar group has claimed...

  • Chemistry teacher defies Taliban in Bacha Khan University attack

    CHARSADDA: A chemistry teacher who tried to protect his students by opening fire on Taliban militants during a deadly attack at the Bacha Khan University has been hailed as a “martyr” and a “gentleman”...

    Lecturer Syed Hamid Hussain, an assistant professor of chemistry at the Bacha Khan University in Charsadda, ordered his students to stay inside as Taliban gunmen stormed the school near the city of Peshawar on Wednesday, leaving at...

  • Breakthroughs made in identifying Bacha Khan University attackers: DG ISPR

    PESHAWAR: Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Director General Lt Gen Asim Bajwa on Wednesday said major breakthroughs had been made in identifying the terrorists who attacked the Bacha Khan University in Charsadda earlier in the day...

    Also read: Chemistry teacher defies Taliban in Bacha Khan University attackBajwa also said forensics and fingerprints of the attackers had been shared with the National Database Registration...

  • Bacha Khan University attack: Expression of disgust all around

    LAHORE: A cross section of society including the political parties hit out at Charsadda’s Bacha Khan University attack and expressed solidarity with the families of the fallen students and university employees on Wednesday...

    Joining the condemnation was Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf whose MNA Jahangir Khan Tareen and former Punjab organiser Chaudhry Sarwar said the nation was united against terrorism...

  • Bacha Khan University attack: Police comb Charsadda, arrest several suspects

    PESHAWAR: A First Information Report (FIR) was registered on Thursday against the four unidentified militants who attacked Charsadda's Bacha Khan University, killing 20 people and injuring at least a dozen others...

    Read: New year unleashes fresh wave of violenceAn injured university employee, Muhammad Fayyaz, expired this morning in the Neurosurgery Intensive Care Unit at Peshawar's Lady Reading Hospital ? where two others wounded in...

  • Bacha Khan University teachers forced to go on battlefront to save students’ futures

    CHARSADDA: Stuck with 15 of his students on a third floor balcony of a campus building as gunmen came up the stairs, university director Mohammad Shakil urged police personnel arriving at the scene to toss him a gun so he could fight back...

    but were unarmed,” said Mr Shakil, narrating the events that unfolded on Wednesday when four militants attacked Bacha Khan University in Charsadda...

  • Protest against attack on Bacha Khan University

    ISLAMABAD: The residents of Islamabad gathered outside the National Press Club on Thursday to protest against the attack on Bacha Khan University, Charsadda...

    That the attack on Bacha Khan University took place on the death anniversary of Bacha Khan is also an attack on his political ideas, said National Student Federation’s (NSF) organiser Beavurgh Baloch...

  • Bacha Khan University to remain closed indefinitely

    PESHAWAR: The Bacha Khan University in Charsadda, where militants killed 21 students and teachers last week, reopened briefly on Monday as the administration held a session to review the security situation before resumption of academic activities...

    Related: APS mastermind claims Bacha Khan University attack, 21 killedBKU spokesman Saeed Khan told media that the university administration demanded deployment of Frontier Corps (FC)...

  • Removal of security head ordered over Bacha Khan University attack

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government, after holding an official inquiry into the Jan 20 terrorist attack on Bacha Khan University, has ordered to remove the university security chief from service as well as include him in the investigation...

    The vice-chancellor of the university has been spared with only a warning ‘to be more diligent in future’...

  • Bacha Khan University bars male and female students from 'sitting idle' together

    Charsadda's Bacha Khan University administration sent out a notification earlier this month banning male students or employees from "idle sitting" or roaming with female students, a move which stirred a controversy on social media after the notification became public on Monday...

    The notification, issued by the university's Chief Proctor Muhammad Shakeel, also imposed a ban on smoking, the use of chaadar, using the rooftops of campus...

  • ‘Bacha Khan launched movement for women uplift’

    They were speaking at a cultural fair organised at Bacha Khan High School...

    They said that everyone should learn from the Khudai Khidmatgar Movement started by Bacha Khan in 1929 that was based on non-violence with stress on education for both girls and boys...

  • In friendship, Gandhi and Bacha Khan forged an ethics of care and dialogue

    Much has been written about Gandhi’s life and death, but what of the Gandhi in our midst?I have an image of the gentle, towering figure of Bacha Khan assisting a frail Gandhi cross a very narrow and precarious bridge in Jehanabad, Bihar, in March 1947, as the two friends struggled to bring salve and rebuild communities in the aftermath of the terrible cycle of violence set in motion by the Great Calcutta Killings of August 1946... ...

  • Haroon Bacha completes silver jubilee of his Pashto music career

    PESHAWAR: Haroon Bacha, a noted Pashto folksinger has recently launched his Pashto ghazal album titled ‘Gulrang’, the fiftieth in the run in his 25-year music career...

    Hailing from Swabi, Panjpir village, he did his graduation from Edwardes College, Peshawar, and later received master’s degree in social work from the University of Peshawar in 1994...

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