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    Name Correction Form Of Peshawar University

  • MQM backs PPP's bill to change name of Altaf Hussain University

    Muttahida Qaumi Movement - Pakistan (MQM - Pakistan) backed PPP's bill to change the names of universities being built in Karachi and Hyderabad bearing the name of Muttahida Qaumi Movement founder and leader Altaf Hussain, presented by Nisar Khoro in the Sindh Assembly on Monday...

    "The provincial cabinet had earlier decided to present the bill in the assembly for the change the name of universities to Fatima Jinnah University...

  • PPP, JI form alliance in Peshawar cantonment

    PESHAWAR: Jamaat-i-Islami, a coalition partner in the PTI-led Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government, has formed an alliance with Pakistan Peoples Party in Cantonment Board Peshawar (CBP) and nominated Waris Khan Afridi as its vice-chairman...

    Speaking at a joint press conference at Peshawar Press Club on Wednesday, PPP Peshawar city president Zulfiqar Afghani and JI Peshawar district president Sabir Hussain Awan shared details of their...

  • Threats to Peshawar university triggers high alert

    PESHAWAR: The police department has cancelled leaves of its staffers deputed at the Peshawar university campus and asked them to remain on duty in view of security threats to the campus, sources say...

    Over 300 policemen deployed at the campus – which houses the University of Peshawar, University of Engineering and Technology, Agriculture University and Islamia College University – have been asked to ensure presence on duty...

  • Peshawar University student refuses to accept degree from KP governor

    A student of Peshawar University on Tuesday declined to accept a graduation degree from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra, citing his dissatisfaction with the federal government as the reason behind the refusal...

    Nabi Shah, a student of Journalism and Mass Communications at the university in Peshawar, said he was dissatisfied with the federal government, and so had refused to accept his degree from Jhagra...

  • KP governor orders probe into incident at Agricultural University Peshawar

    The caretaker governor of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Mushtaq Ahmed Ghani, on Monday took notice of an incident at the Agricultural University Peshawar where the varsity’s admin officer reportedly misbehaved with a student and pointed a gun at his face...

    The caretaker governor ordered an inquiry into the incident and asked the university administration to uncover the facts related to the incident...

  • University of Peshawar admin under probe for illegal appointments, corruption

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa parliamentary committee probing the Oct 4 police violence against the protesting University of Peshawar students on campus is also looking into the allegations of illegal appointments and financial corruption in the province’s historic varsity...

    “We are not only probing the police’s highhandedness on campus but we are also going to probe the allegations of illegal appointments, irregularities and...

  • Course correction

    It was here that the public’s most organic interactions with art took place: families out for a weekly picnic or pedestrians walking to work were suddenly apprehended with unusual sights and encouraged to form opinions about them without prior knowledge or context...

    Of course, in organising the biennale its curators and patrons are perhaps admitting just as much and hoping for a course correction...

  • Correction

    MY comment ‘LNG muddle’ (May 5) had erroneously stated that furnace oil is GST-exempt...

    The error is regretted
  • Correction

    THE letter titled ‘NA-125 repercussions’ in our issue of May 8 was published under a wrong name...

  • Sign of a course correction?

    In so doing, they may have taken a historic step towards a course correction for Pakistan’s future...

    Nevertheless, for Aug 11, 2015 to be a defining moment, the resolution must form the basis for action...

  • China warned of ‘disorderly correction’

    WASHINGTON: The IMF warned on Friday that China, the world’s second-largest economy, could face a “disorderly correction” followed by slower growth if its reform programme slows...

    “If there were going ahead insufficient progress that would be the biggest risk that, if realise, could result over the medium term in a disorderly correction and a protracted period of slower growth...

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