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  • Karachi University assistant professor goes missing

    An associate professor employed by the University of Karachi's Department of Islamic Studies has been missing for the past 18 days, Dawn learned on Tuesday...

    She said that she had sought help from the university administration but had not received any response so far...

  • 'Missing' Karachi University professor returns home

    A faculty member of the University of Karachi (KU) who had gone missing and was believed to be in custody of law enforcement agencies returned home on Wednesday, his family and KU officials told Dawn...

    Dr Ismaeel Aarfi, an assistant professor in the university's faculty of Islamic Studies, had been whisked away from Gulshan-e-Maymar in the early hours of September 15...

  • IBA Karachi, Shanghai University to collaboratively offer finance program

    The Institute of Business Administration (IBA) on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Shanghai University China, agreeing to collaboratively offer a Master of Finance program between the universities in Karachi and China, a notification posted on IBA's website said...

    The MoU was signed by Dean and Director of IBA Dr Farrukh Iqbal and President of Shanghai University Dr Jin Donghan, the notification added...

  • Bomb hoax at Karachi University causes panic

    KARACHI: Karachi University was partially evacuated on Wednesday after police received reports of three bombs on campus, DawnNews reported, but was declared clear after a sweep by the Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS)...

    Police control received reports of the bombs on their emergency 15 number, after which the BDS was called in to secure the university, police sources said...

  • Former Karachi University VC Dr Abdul Wahab dies

    KARACHI: Former vice chancellor of the University of Karachi and head of the Institute of Business Administration (IBA) Dr Abdul Wahab passed away here on Tuesday after a prolonged illness...

    Afterwards, he got his doctoral degree from the University of British Columbia, Canada...

  • BDS, Rangers comb Karachi University amid security concerns

    KARACHI: As the federal authorities ordered a sudden closure of Army Public and Bahria schools and colleges across the country for four days amid a terror threat, the Karachi University (KU) administration with the help of a law enforcement agency and a bomb disposal squad combed some areas of the campus for security reasons on Wednesday...

    Sources told Dawn that eateries and tuck shops within the university and plant nurseries along...

  • Cracker explosion near private university in Karachi triggers panic

    KARACHI: Two persons were injured when unknown miscreants resorted to firing and hurled crackers near a private university in Karachi's Gulistan-e-Johar area Monday evening, triggering fear and panic...

    “Unknown miscreants threw two crackers, which landed near the boundary wall of Habib University,” said Gulshan Superintendent of Police, Abid Qaimkhani...

  • Karachi University acknowledges services of Dr Jaffar Ahmed

    KARACHI: Speakers at a farewell event for the retired director of Karachi University’s Pakistan Study Centre, Dr Jaffar Ahmed, on Tuesday called him a precious asset for the KU whose services for research and academia would always be cherished...

    “He [Dr Ahmed] is a great asset to the University of Karachi and his services will be remembered forever,” said KU Vice Chancellor Dr Muhammad Ajmal Khan, who presided over the event...

  • Karachi University staffer found dead in varsity

    An employee of University of Karachi (KU), who was suspended from duty two years ago, was found dead on Sunday within the varsity's premises in what police officials believe to be a suicide case...

    Karachi University Teachers Society (KUTS) President Shakeel Farooqi told Dawn that whenever an employee is suspended, an inquiry is launched to look into the case...

  • Karachi University student, brother 'picked up' from house near varsity

    Less than two months after a Karachi University student was 'kidnapped' from the campus, another student of the varsity and his younger brother have been 'picked up' from their residence, a friend and a rights group said on Thursday...

    They were picked up from their house in Maddu Goth, located just off of University Road, near the Metro Cash and Carry store, a family friend of the abducted men told Dawn...

  • 'Missing' Karachi University students return home after two days

    Two days after they were allegedly 'picked up' by men in plain clothes and in police uniform, a Karachi University student and his younger brother returned home on Saturday, a family member confirmed...

    Mumtaz Sajidi, 22, a final-year student of the KU international relations department, and his 18-year-old brother, intermediate student Kamran Sajidi, were whisked away from their home in Madhu Goth off University Road in a pre-dawn...

  • Karachi University without research grant since 2016

    KARACHI: Not a single penny has been allocated for research at Karachi University (KU) since 2016, a situation that has seriously compromised the quality of education on campus especially for students pursuing science subjects, it emerged on Friday...

    Speaking to Dawn, senior KU teachers criticised the university administration for what they described as “misplaced priorities” and poor financial management...

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