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  • In theatre—Slaver: Aaj Ki Taza Qabr/Khabar—dead men tell tales

    KARACHI: The third presentation of the Napa — I am Karachi Theatre Series, Slaver: Aaj Ki Taza Qabr/Khabar, held at the PACC on Thursday, had the makings of a superior dramatisation...

    Acting in most small-scale productions tends to be undermined, however in Slaver: Aaj Ki Taza Qabr/Khabar a range of commendable actors graced the stage...

  • Pemra directs Aaj TV to air apology for showing indecent content

    The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) directed Aaj TV to air apology to viewers for showing indecent content in its headlines on April 13...

    The Pemra had issued a show-cause notice to Aaj TV on April 13, directing the management of the channel to explain its position within seven days and appear before the committee for personal hearing on April 20...

  • 'We won't be scared': Bacha Khan University reopens 25 days after attack

    CHARSADDA: Bacha Khan University (BKU) in Charsadda, which was closed in the aftermath of a militant attack on Jan 20 which killed at least 21 students, reopened on Monday after it was given security clearance...

    The varsity administration had decided a week after the attack that academic activities on campus will not commence until provision of adequate security was ensured...

  • APS mastermind claims Bacha Khan University attack, 21 killed

    PESHAWAR: Unidentified gunmen entered Bacha Khan University in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Charsadda town Wednesday and opened fire on students and faculty members as they gathered at the school for a poetry recital to commemorate the death anniversary of the activist and leader whom the school is named after...

    The mastermind of the APS Peshawar attack, Umar Mansoor, of the banned Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Geedar group has claimed...

  • Chemistry teacher defies Taliban in Bacha Khan University attack

    CHARSADDA: A chemistry teacher who tried to protect his students by opening fire on Taliban militants during a deadly attack at the Bacha Khan University has been hailed as a “martyr” and a “gentleman”...

    Lecturer Syed Hamid Hussain, an assistant professor of chemistry at the Bacha Khan University in Charsadda, ordered his students to stay inside as Taliban gunmen stormed the school near the city of Peshawar on Wednesday, leaving at...

  • University attack

    ONCE again Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is reeling; in fact, Pakistan itself is under attack...

    The savagery at Bacha Khan University yesterday makes the heart sink and evokes deep despair...

  • Bacha Khan University attack: Expression of disgust all around

    LAHORE: A cross section of society including the political parties hit out at Charsadda’s Bacha Khan University attack and expressed solidarity with the families of the fallen students and university employees on Wednesday...

    Joining the condemnation was Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf whose MNA Jahangir Khan Tareen and former Punjab organiser Chaudhry Sarwar said the nation was united against terrorism...

  • Bacha Khan University attack: Police comb Charsadda, arrest several suspects

    PESHAWAR: A First Information Report (FIR) was registered on Thursday against the four unidentified militants who attacked Charsadda's Bacha Khan University, killing 20 people and injuring at least a dozen others...

    Read: New year unleashes fresh wave of violenceAn injured university employee, Muhammad Fayyaz, expired this morning in the Neurosurgery Intensive Care Unit at Peshawar's Lady Reading Hospital ? where two others wounded in...

  • Protest against attack on Bacha Khan University

    ISLAMABAD: The residents of Islamabad gathered outside the National Press Club on Thursday to protest against the attack on Bacha Khan University, Charsadda...

    That the attack on Bacha Khan University took place on the death anniversary of Bacha Khan is also an attack on his political ideas, said National Student Federation’s (NSF) organiser Beavurgh Baloch...

  • Rallies, demonstrations held against university attack

    PESHAWAR: Activists of various political parties, lawyers and civil society organisations on Thursday held rallies and protest demonstrations against the militant attack on Bacha Khan University, Charsadda, and described it as another attempt towards Pakhtuns’ genocide...

    Ms Sana Ijaz said that the government should unveil the characters involved in the attack on Bacha Khan University...

  • 12 killed in gun, bomb attack on American University in Kabul

    KABUL: Twelve people, including seven students, were killed in an attack on the American University in Kabul that sent hundreds of students fleeing in panic, police said early on Thursday, before the assault ended when two gunmen were shot dead...

    The attack began at around 6:30pm local time (1400 GMT) on Wednesday with a large explosion that officials said was a car bomb followed by gunfire, as suspected militants battled into the...

  • Removal of security head ordered over Bacha Khan University attack

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government, after holding an official inquiry into the Jan 20 terrorist attack on Bacha Khan University, has ordered to remove the university security chief from service as well as include him in the investigation...

    The vice-chancellor of the university has been spared with only a warning ‘to be more diligent in future’...

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