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  • Extreme weather drives late-night shopping in Rawalpindi, Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: Extreme weather in Rawalpindi and Islamabad has changed the shopping pattern this Ramazan, and even the corporate brands are keeping their outlets open late at night ignoring the official timings...

    “We always used to do shopping during the day as it’s easy because of limited traffic and the fact that male members of the family are at work,” said Sadaf Zehra, a resident of Rawalpindi...

  • One hundred years of Islamia College, Gujranwala

    GUJRANWALA: The Govt Post-Graduate Islamia College, Gujranwala, formerly Guru Nanak Khalsa College, is going to complete 100 years of its foundation...

    After the exodus of the Sikhs from the region during the Partition, the Guru Nanak Khalsa College was handed over to the Anjuman Islamia Gujranwala in November 1947 and, as it mostly happens in the sub-continent, Guru Nanak’s college was renamed as Islamia College Gujranwala...

  • Islamia College library still stands with past glory

    PESHAWAR: Spread over 13,000 square feet area, the central library of Islamia College University still stands with its past grandeur...

    Tahsinullah, head of the central library of ICU, told this scribe that over 2,000 rare manuscripts and some printed books had been gifted to Islamia College Peshawar by family members of a noted religious scholar, Hafiz Ghulam Jilani, a resident of Mohallah Aasia Peshawar city...

  • Ahmed powers Islamia University to big win

    MULTAN: A stunning match-winning knock of 108 by Ahmed helped Islamia University Bahawalpur (IUB) record a crushing eight-wicket win over Government Emerson College, Multan in the opening clash of the second round of the Red Bull Campus Cricket...

    The Islamia Unive­rsity Bahawalpur bowlers did well to restrict their rivals to a gettable score...

  • Court orders freezing salaries of Islamia College University VC, registrar

    PESHAWAR: A Peshawar High Court bench on Tuesday ordered freezing salaries of Islamia College University vice-chancellor, its registrar and a teacher Dr Enayat Ali Shah for not filing comments in a writ petition seeking to declare as illegal the appointment of the said teacher as professor as well as dean department of physical and numerical sciences by the university administration...

  • Pleas against ejectment of Karachi's Islamia College building rejected

    KARACHI: The fate of thousands of students hangs in the balance as a sessions court on Tuesday dismissed an appeal of the Sindh education department against the order of a rent controller pertaining to ejectment of the Islamia College building complex...

    The Sindh education and literacy department and the management of the colleges had challenged the order of a senior civil judge/rent controller on a rent suit for ejection of the...

  • Islamia College Parachinar campus project on the back burner

    PESHAWAR: Despite availability of building, qualified human resource and dire need for education in Parachinar area of Kurram Agency, the prestigious Islamia College has yet to open campus in tribal areas apparently due to the lack of political will...

    Official sources have told Dawn that around five years ago, the plan to set up a campus of Islamia College was initiated enthusiastically...

  • PM's visit to Peshawar: Rs1 billion grant for Islamia College

    PESHAWAR: On his maiden visit to the Islamia College Peshawar, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday announced Rs1 billion for the educational institution celebrating 100 years of existence...

    He told participants, including Islamians as the Islamia College students are known, and their teachers, said the event reminded him of his student life...

  • ‘PTI tsunami’ hits Islamia College

    PESHAWAR: As if a tsunami has hit Islamia College, it seemed, as activists of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf damaged plant pots at the lush green lawn when they entered with their party chairman Imran Khan and other government officials to attend the final day of centenary celebrations of the historic educational institution...

    As PTI chairman Imran Khan, who was the chief guest on the third day of centenary celebrations at Islamia College,...

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