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  • Making of the Sindhi identity: From Shah Latif to GM Syed to Bhutto

    In a nutshell, between the 1930s and mid-2000s, the existential narrative that furnished the Sindhi identity in Pakistan was this: Sindhis were of a land and society that was largely shaped by the deeds of hundreds of Sufi saints (especially Shah Abdul Latif), who preached tolerance and co-existence, and were suspicious of those who were stripping Islam of its spiritual essence, while replacing it with a creed based on a rigid worldview and...

  • Throwing acid on IIUI staff’s car being probed

    ISLAMABAD: A three-member committee formed by the International Islamic University (IIUI) is inquiring into the recent incident of acid being thrown at one of its faculty member’s cars...

    Soon after the incident, the university formed a three-member committee to inquire into the matter, said IIUI spokesperson Abid Masood...

  • IIUI admin, students resolve mosque dispute

    ISLAMABAD: The International Islamic University (IIUI) administration and a group of students on Friday resolved their dispute over a makeshift mosque...

    During the proceeding of the case, Javed Akbar Shah, the counsel for students, told the court that his clients were expelled from the university for raising their voice against the closure of the mosque...

  • Quaid-i-Azam University tops varsity rankings, IIUI ‘drops out’

    However, another major university, the International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI), has dropped out of the rankings, despite featuring in the top ten from 2013...

    IIUI, which ranked ninth in the ‘general’ category in the last rankings, was not among the top 10 institutions in any of the six categories; namely, General, Engineering, Medical, Arts, Business and Agriculture/Veterinary Sciences...

  • Appointment of IIUI president causes confusion

    ISLAMABAD: The appointment of International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI) president, which will be confirmed in a meeting of the board of directors on May 19, violates the university act...

    According to the IIUI Act, the tenure of the university president may not exceed a period of four years and this appointment must be made through a specific procedure followed by the Board of Trustees...

  • Senate body asks IIUI administration to vacate Faisal Mosque's premises

    Taking notice of the alleged occupation of Faisal Mosque by International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI), the Senate Standing Committee on Cabinet Secretariat on Tuesday asked the IIUI authorities to vacate the premises...

    In a meeting of the Senate committee, chaired by Senator Talha Mehmood, Deputy Director of Faisal Mosque Mohammad Tahir said that IIUI administration had forcefully occupied the grand mosque's premises even...

  • IIUI appoints two VPs without advertising posts

    The International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI) has been facing several administrative issues as well as problems regarding the quality of education...

    The appointments were made during a recent meeting of the university’s board of governors, chaired by IIUI Rector Dr Masoom Yasinzai...

  • IIUI still using Faisal Mosque’s premises, NA told

    ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly was informed on Monday that the International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI) was still using the premises of Faisal Masjid even though it had been allotted the entire sector of H-10 (700 acres)...

    During the question hour, Minister of State for Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) Dr Tariq Fazal Chaudhry in a written reply to a question said 51,000 square metres covered and other...

  • Police, district admin assisting IIUI with hostel search operation

    ISLAMABAD: The administration of the International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI), district administration and police began searching hostels on Sunday after an armed clash between two student groups left one person dead and around 16 others injured...

    “According to the details, the university will launch a clearance operation in men’s hostels so that illegal boarders and unconcerned residents can be identified and action can be...

  • IIUI students block Kashmir Highway

    ISLAMABAD: Students of Islamic International University Islamabad (IIUI) belonging to Islami Jamiat-i-Talaba (IJT) on Tuesday blocked Kashmir Highway to protest the killing of a student in a recent campus violence...

    The protesters raised slogans against IIUI Rector Dr Masoom Yasinzai and the provost, demanding their removal...

  • Administrative failures in IIUI, QAU draw MNAs’ ire

    ISLAMABAD: After deferring all 10 legislative bills, a parliamentary panel on Friday came down hard on the administrations of International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI) and Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) for their alleged administrative failures...

    Discussing the issues of IIUI and QAU, the committee members said these universities had been facing several administrative challenges...

  • Pir Pagara says GDA will form next govt in Sindh

    SUKKUR: Lashing out at the Pakistan Peoples Party’s leaders and its poor governance in the province, Pakistan Muslim League-Functional president and chief of the Grand Democratic Alliance Pir Pagara said on Sunday that the GDA would defeat the PPP in the next general election and form its government in Sindh...

    The spiritual leader of the Hur Jamaat, Pir Sibghatullah Rashdi, said this while addressing a big public meeting of the GDA...

  • Pir Pagara backs Rangers’ stay in Karachi

    KARACHI: PML-Functional chief Pir Sibghatullah Shah Rashdi has cautioned against withdrawal of the Rangers from Karachi or having a confrontation with it...

    Pir Pagara was talking to journalists at an Iftar party he hosted at his Kingri House residence on Sunday...

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