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  • Domestic worker recovered from TV anchor Gharida Farooqi's house

    Punjab police on Monday recovered a young girl, allegedly employed as a house maid, from television anchor Gharida Farooqi's home in Lahore on the orders of a sessions court...

    Mohammad Munir had moved the court for the recovery of his 15-year-old daughter, who had been employed by the anchorperson at her residence in Lahore's Bahria Town, alleging that the girl was being held captive against her and her family's will...

  • ASWJ's Aurangzaib Farooqi released

    RAWALPINDI: Leader of Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat (ASWJ) Aurangzaib Farooqi was released from Adiala jail on Monday night after the anti-terrorism court granted him bail...

    According to the police, Farooqi was arrested from Taxila on June 6, 2015 on the charge of violating ban on delivering hate speech and was booked under the new laws...

  • PTI and PML-N candidates back ASWJ’s Farooqi on Malir NA seat in Karachi

    KARACHI: The Pakistan Rah-i-Haq Party — an electoral platform for the outlawed Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat (ASWJ) — on Tuesday claimed to have got support of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf for its key leader, Aurangzeb Farooqi, who is contesting elections on NA-238...

    Former provincial minister belonging to the Pakistan Peoples Party, Haji Muzaffar Shujra, who is contesting this election as an independent...

  • City School PAF, Habib Girls School in netball final

    KARACHI: The City School PAF Chapter and Habib Girls School reached the final of Karachi Girls Netball Cup 2015 here on Wednesday after overpowering their rivals in keenly contested matches...

    Results: Nasra School Malir bt Aga Khan School 4-0; Nasra School Malir bt Habib Girls High School 2-0; City School PAF Chapter bt Aga Khan School 6-1; Habib Girls Second School bt City School Gulshan — walkover...

  • The agony of Pasrur’s girls high school students

    SIALKOT: Students of the Government Aysha Girls High School, Pasrur, have to walk through the mud to reach their school which is surrounded by stinking sewage and stagnant rainwater...

    More than 1,600 girls are enrolled in the school and several minor girls fall in the mud while trying to reach their school for sitting their annual examination happening these days...

  • No high school for girls in entire Alai tehsil

    BATTAGRAM: Even in this modern era of science and technology, the girls of tehsil Alai have been deprived of higher education as there is no state-run girls’ high school for over 300,000 population of the area...

    The only high school for girls that was built by a non-governmental organisation in 2015 is yet to be made functional...

  • City School PAF win Karachi Girls Netball Cup in style

    KARACHI: City School PAF Chapter (Blue) proved their superiority by outplaying rivals in both junior (schools) and senior (colleges) categories to win the Karachi Girls Netball Cup here at the PSB Coaching Centre on Thursday...

    In the junior (schools) category, the thrilling final was played between City School PAF Chapter (Blue) and Habib Girls School teams which was won by City School 7-6 to become the champions of Karachi Girls...

  • 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...

    Sadia Khalid, the school’s headmistress, told the media that her school was selected as a partner school of British...

  • Girls school reopens in Bara after six years

    LANDI KOTAL: Khyber Agency political administration on Wednesday reopened government higher secondary school for girls in Kalanga village of Akkakhel in Bara tehsil of Khyber Agency...

    As many 686 girls students from kindergarten to intermediate level started attending their regular classes as the institution was reopened after about six years...

  • Malala urges world leaders to give all girls 12 years at school

    LONDON: Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, who won a Nobel peace prize for education campaigning, called on world leaders on Thursday to give 12 years of free schooling to every child following a major education summit, saying this was critical for girls...

    Malala, 17, who has become a leading education campaigner since surviving an assassination attempt by the Taliban in 2012, urged world leaders to back these goals, saying 12...

  • Girls school rehabilitates building on self-help basis

    CHINIOT: The management of the Govt Girls High School, has on a self-help basis, rehabilitated an 11-room block of the school which was declared dangerous some two years back...

    The school was established in the 1970s in the building of the old civil hospital which had been shifted to a new location...

  • Habib Girls School win throwball title

    KARACHI: Habib Girls School (HGS) beat Bahria College 2-1 in a thrilling final to win the second Abdul Sattar Edhi Girls O-Level Throwball Tournament here at Generation’s School on Saturday...

    HGS beat Shahwalayat School 2-0 in the first semi-final while Bahria beat City School DK Campus 2-0 in the second semi-final...

  • Two years on, classes yet to begin at Narowal girls school

    NAROWAL: The Govt Girls Elementary School lacks electricity, clean drinking water and a boundary wall, while locals tether their donkeys in classrooms...

    Federal Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal had ordered to upgrade the school in Dhan Wadday to elementary level in order to provide better educational facilities for girls in his constituency of NA-117 Narowal 3...

  • Iraqi girls back at school after years under IS

    The 13-year-old is back at her old school in the eastern part of the city, which Iraqi forces recaptured from the Sunni Muslim militants in January...

    The girls have years of catching-up to do: most of them stopped going to school after the militants overran Mosul in June 2014...

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