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  • Murray College short of classrooms

    SIALKOT: The 127-year-old Govt Murray College -- the alma mater of poets Allama Iqbal and Faiz Ahmad Faiz -- has been facing an acute shortage of classrooms due to which students and teachers are finding it difficult to continue education...

    Principal Prof Javaid Akhtar Billah told Dawn there was a dire need to establish 56 classrooms in the college to cater to the growing number of students...

  • Girls college teachers protest ‘manhandling’ by officials

    ABBOTTABAD: The teachers of Government Girls Degree College No 1, Abbottabad, on Wednesday protested alleged manhandling of the principal and teachers by the assistant commissioner and ASP police, and demanded action against them...

    Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Colleges Teachers Association has set a two-day deadline for action against the officers for entering the college along with police personnel and allegedly misbehaving with the college...

  • Two girls found playing 'Blue Whale' game in Jhelum, expelled from college

    Two female college students in Jhelum were found to have been playing the dangerous Blue Whale challenge, a game that encourages self-harm and eventual suicide among its victims, after it emerged that they had inflicted injuries on their arms with a blade...

    The two girls, who were students of grade 11 and 12 at Government Girls Degree College Pind Dadan Khan in Jhelum, were expelled from the college after the revelation, officials...

  • Karak girls’ college without principal

    KARAK: The parents have demanded of the authorities to fill the vacant posts of teachers the girls’ degree college, Karak, including its principal, or they would stage protests...

    The parents, including Zahir Gul, Sabir Shah, Sadat Khan, Gul Abbas and others, told Dawn here on Saturday that post of the principal had long been vacant, affecting the functioning of the college...

  • F-7 girls college to get varsity status

    Tariq Fazal Chaudhry on Tuesday said the federal government was committed to giving university status to Islamabad Model Postgraduate College for Girls F/7-2...

    Addressing students at Qirat and Naat competition on Tuesday at the college, he said that this institution would be upgraded to university level...

  • Nixor College Red clinch girls throwball title

    KARACHI: Nixor College Red beat Nixor College White 2-0 to win the Jinnah Cup Girls Throwball Tournament here on Sunday...

    The event was organised by the Sindh Throwball Association in collaboration with the Pakistan Throwball Federation (PTF) and Nixor College...

  • KP budget 2016-17: Cadet college for girls, 200 smart schools envisaged

    PESHAWAR: The establishment of the first-ever cadet college for girls and setting up 200 smart schools are prominent features of the development schemes for elementary and secondary education department reflected in the annual budget of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for year 2016-17...

    The establishment of cadet college in Swat (Phase-III), construction of 160 primary schools, 100 secondary schools and conversion of 100 Maktab schools into...

  • Nixor College, Haq Academy triumph in girls throwball event

    KARACHI: Nixor College, Karachi Medical Dental College, Haq Academy Red and Habib Girls School won their matches at the junior and senior team competitions respectively as the 6th Culligan Girls Senior & Junior Throwball Tournament 2015 commenced here at the City School Darakhshan Campus on Tuesday...

    Jopesh School 2-0; Karachi Medical Dental College beat The Generation School 2-0;Habib Girls School beat Generation School 2-0;...

  • MPA, college staff clash over girls’ admission issue

    KOHAT: MPA Ziaullah Bangash and administration of the government girls degree college, KDA, here have filed complaints with police against each other following altercation and alleged manhandling...

    KDA police said that like previous years the problem of shortage of seats again surfaced at the degree college, which led to the beating of staff allegedly by the brother, nephew and bodyguard of the MPA...

  • Trinity Pearls College claim girls softball title

    KARACHI: Trinity Pearls College recorded an exciting 7-5 victory over Trinity Queens College in the final to clinch the senior softball event title in the Irene Pearl School and College Softball Championship here on Friday...

    The championships were organised by the Sindh Softball Association (SSA) in collaboration with Trinity Girls School and College...

  • Girls at Pakistan's first female cadet college dream of being in power

    At a revolutionary school in Mardan, Durkhanay Banuri dreams of becoming military chief, once a mission impossible for girls in Pakistan...

    Thirteen-year-old Durkhanay, a student at Pakistan's first ever Girls' Cadet College, established earlier this year in the conservative northwest, brims with enthusiasm and confidence as she sketches out her life plan...

  • Part of Faisalabad’s second biggest park a picture of neglect

    FAISALABAD: The rear side of Kaleem Shaheed Park, second biggest park of the city, is being neglected by the Parks and Horticulture Authority as its once-attractive waterfall and a small hill are in a shambles, footpaths in a rundown condition and the lake dry for years...

    The front side of the park was lined with flower beds only
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