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    Edwardes College Peshawar Admissions 2013

  • View from the Courtroom: Controversies mar Peshawar Edwardes College as PHC yet to decide legal issues

    Different controversies continued to mar Historical Edwardes College, Peshawar, while the legal battle between different stakeholders over its administrative control has still been unresolved...

    During the last couple of years, the college, which was established in 1900, has turned into a bone of contention between Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government and Diocese of Peshawar, whereas tension also persists between its principal and faculty...

  • Peshawar bishop seeks Edwardes College control by Dec 25

    PESHAWAR: The Board of Governors of the Edwardes College met here on Monday to examine the affairs of the prestigious educational institution as the bishop of Peshawar Church Diocese warned the governor against interfering in its matters...

    In a related development, Bishop Humphrey Sarfaraz Peter told a presser that the government was directly intervening in the college’s affairs...

  • Humorous poet steals the show at Edwardes College

    PESHAWAR: Prominent Pashto poets from different parts of the province and tribal areas attended a poetry recital session at Edwardes College, Peshawar on Tuesday and kept the audience spellbound by presenting thought provoking poems...

    The annual function of Pashto mushaira and musical concert was conducted by Edwardes College, Pashto Literary Society (PLS)...

  • PHC asks governor not to interfere in Edwardes College affairs

    PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court on Monday directed the provincial governor and officials concerned to ‘interfering’ in the affairs of the historical Edwardes College, Peshawar, until further order...

    Justice Mohammad Ibrahim Khan and Justice Mohammad Ayub Khan issued the order over a petition filed by Peshawar Diocese Bishop Humphery Sarfaraz Peter, who claimed that the college was a private entity and interference in its affairs by...

  • Replies sought in Edwardes College status case

    PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court has directed the provincial government and Peshawar Diocese’s bishop to respond to a petition of several teachers of the Edwardes College requesting to declare their historical educational institution autonomous run by the board of governors notified in 1974...

    A bench consisting of Justice Qaiser Rasheed and Justice Ishtiaq Ibrahim also directed the college’s principal not to take any adverse action...

  • Campaign on social media to communalise Edwardes College issue

    PESHAWAR: A vicious campaign has been launched in United Kingdom and on social media to communalise a prestigious educational institution by misleading the public and pre-empting the government’s attempt to regain its administrative control, say leaders of Christian community and legal experts...

    “Those involved in the campaign to communalise an administrative issue of the prestigious Edwardes College Peshawar have personal stakes,”...

  • PHC rejects Edwardes College principal’s review plea

    PESHAWAR: A Peshawar High Court bench on Thursday rejected review petition filed by the principal of historical Edwardes College Peshawar, challenging last month’s judgment of the court of declaring the college a nationalised educational institution governed by a government constituted Board of Governors (BoG)...

    The high court had on October 1 rejected a writ petition filed by Peshawar Diocese Bishop Humphery Sarfaraz Peter, who had...

  • Edwardes College property of Church Diocese: governor

    PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Shah Farman on Saturday reiterated that the prestigious Edwardes College, Peshawar, would remain the property of the Church Diocese and that any propaganda that it was being nationalised was meant to bring a bad name to the country...

    He said he had withdrawn calling the Board of Governors’ meeting in deference to the objections of the college principal...

  • Sahiwal Medical College barred from admissions

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has directed the University of Health Sciences to stop admissions for 2015-16 session at the Sahiwal Medical College, giving its final decision to the varsity for “closing the government college” due to shortcomings till further orders...

    The PMDC wrote to the UHS vice chancellor stating that the college failed to meet the minimum standard set by the council to ensure quality...

  • FDE accused of deliberately delaying college admissions

    ISLAMABAD: The delay by the Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) in starting third-year admissions in degree colleges provided a chance for private educational institutions to attract the students...

    After a two weeks’ delay, the FDE on Sunday announced the opening of admissions in the colleges...

  • Admissions to Sukkur medical college stopped till PMDC approval

    LARKANA: The Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Medical University (SMBBMU) has stopped the Ghulam Mohammed Mahar Medical College (GMMMC) principal from opening admissions in the MBBS courses for 2016-17 until a permission from the Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC) is obtained...

    The college in Sukkur was set to open the admissions offering more than 100 seats to the candidates who had recently passed the entry test conducted by...

  • US actress to plead guilty in college admissions scam

    NEW YORK: American actress Lori Loughlin is set to plead guilty and accept prison time over her role in a sprawling college admissions scandal, US prosecutors said on Thursday...

    “Under the plea agreements filed today, these defendants will serve prison terms reflecting their respective roles in a conspiracy to corrupt the college admissions process and which are consistent with prior sentences in this case,” said US Attorney Andrew...

  • KU admissions policy comes under fire in Sindh Assembly

    KARACHI: The admissions policy of the University of Karachi under which the varsity gives priority to the students of the metropolis came under criticism at the Sindh Assembly on Tuesday when Pakistan Peoples Party lawmakers demanded an end to what they called a ‘quota system’ and equal opportunities for students of all Sindh districts...

    PPP lawmakers Khairunnisa Mughal and Syed Sardar Ali moved a resolution in the assembly on...

  • HEC bans 4 varsities from offering admissions

    ISLAMABAD: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has stopped four universities from giving admissions to students in any degree programme, owing to academic irregularities and mismanagement...

    These institutions include Preston Institute of Management Sciences and Technology, Karachi, Imperial College of Business Studies, Lahore, Global Institute, Lahore, and Al-Khair University, AJK...

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