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  • UoP team discovers artifacts in Sulaiman Range of DG Khan

    PESHAWAR: An archaeological team of the University of Peshawar (UoP) during digging along Sulaiman Range in Dera Ghazi Khan has found relics it believes date back from the Stone Age to the British colonial period...

    In a recent archaeological survey carried out by a team of the Sir Sahibzada Abdul Qayyum Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, University of Peshawar, thousands of years old cultural artifacts have been discovered from a...

  • Students protest fee raise by UoP

    PESHAWAR: Students representing various political groups in Peshawar University have expressed concern over the increase in different kinds of fee and demanded of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Sardar Mehtab Ahmed Khan to take notice of the ‘injustices’ with them by the varsity administration...

  • Display centre at UoP for students’ artworks soon

    PESHAWAR: Vice-chancellor of the University of Peshawar (UoP), Prof Rasul Jan, has said that a display centre would be soon set up at the varsity to showcase the work of talented students of the Department of Art and Design...

    He was speaking to students whose creative work was showcased in the two-day annual thesis exhibition held at the UoP...

  • UoP official remanded in NAB custody

    PESHAWAR: An accountability court here on Thursday remanded the director of Institute of Chemical Sciences, University of Peshawar, Dr Imdadullah in the custody of National Accountability Bureau, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, for eight days in a case of alleged embezzlement of Rs12...

  • UoP to offer free education to child labourers

    PESHAWAR: The University of Peshawar will offer free education to the underprivileged children in its constituent schools in order to eradicate child labour and offer quality education to them...

    Farah Naz said their organisation worked with partners for children and youth rights and that there could not have been a much better organisation than University of Peshawar to achieve this goal in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa...

  • UoP to offer prisoners distance education

    PESHAWAR: The University of Peshawar has decided to extend its distance education programme to the prisoners across the province...

    A news release issued by the UoP said the academic council of the university met on Thursday at the Sir Sahibzada Abdul Qayyum Hall of the campus...

  • PSL: ‘Peshawar is close to my heart,’ says team owner Javed Afridi

    KOLKATA: The Peshawar franchise in the upcoming Pakistan Super League (PSL) has the potential to be both a profit centre as well as a platform for corporate branding, says its owner...

    And in his view, both objectives are going to be met in his $16-million acquisition of Team Peshawar, despite the city being in one of the most disturbed areas of Pakistan...

  • Ashura observed peacefully in Peshawar

    PESHAWAR: Ashura was observed peacefully in the provincial capital as the main mourning processions culminated smoothly after going through their designated routes...

    Peshawar city police chief Mubarak Zeb told reporters following the Muharram processions that police had made elaborate security arrangements to ensure peace on Ashura...

  • BDS defuses IED allegedly meant to target school in Peshawar

    PESHAWAR: An improvised explosive device (IED), allegedly meant to target a school, was defused by Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) personnel in Bashirabad area of Peshawar on Tuesday, DawnNews reported...

    On Thursday, a similar terrorism bid was foiled when the city police defused a bomb planted near a bus terminal on GT Road in Peshawar and arrested a suspect...

  • Re-poll ordered in 26 polling stations of Peshawar

    PESHAWAR: Peshawar district returning officer on Sunday announced re-polling in 26 polling stations in different areas of the provincial capital where the voting process was either suspended on the election-day or not conducted properly...

    Sources said that a decision to this effect was taken at a meeting of all 36 returning officers with the district returning officer Riaz Mehsud, who is also Deputy Commissioner Peshawar...

  • Peshawar’s mass transit system hits new snag

    PESHAWAR: The much-talked about ‘mass transit system’ in the provincial capital has hit newer snags with those associated with one of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s pet projects are now acknowledging its dream may not realise, not at least in its present term in office...

    Mr Aziz, a born Peshawari industrialist now associated with PTI, who had piloted the project, who has been running from pillar to post, says the Pakistan Railways plans...

  • Illegal fruit and cattle markets in Peshawar to be removed

    PESHAWAR: The Peshawar district administration has fixed April 17 as the deadline for removal of illegal fruit, cattle markets and plazas along the railways track and other encroachments in the limits of Karkhano market, and warned to take stern action against the traders not complying with the order...

    A decision to this effect was taken at a meeting chaired by Peshawar deputy commissioner Riaz Khan Mehsud...

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