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Fight breaks out between students, guards at Punjab University

The students wanted to stage a rally

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September 26, 2019


Truck driver’s daughter scores highest marks in Punjab University history

Noshaba Zafar topped the BA/BSc Annual Examination 2019

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August 1, 2019


Five injured in clash between Punjab University students

University admin has filed a complaint

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June 27, 2019


Tailor found dead near Punjab University’s hostel

A case has been registered against unidentified men

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March 10, 2019


Man gets beaten up by students at Punjab University for sitting with his wife

A three-member committee has been formed to investigate the attack

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October 25, 2018


LHC orders Orange Line Metro Train companies to vacate PU ground

The Lahore High Court has ordered the Orange Line Metro Train construction companies to immediately vacate the Punjab University playground and pay the rent for using the land. The court observed that if the rent was not paid, then the machinery would be confiscated. Justice Ali Akbar Qureshi passed the orders while hearing a petition…

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September 7, 2018


SC suspends PU syndicate decision to hand over land for grid station

LAHORE: The Supreme Court Saturday has suspended a decision of the Punjab University’s syndicate of handing over of 80 kanals of university land for the construction of a grid station. The court also summoned members of syndicate along with record for April 22 (Sunday). The two-member bench, headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, passed…

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April 21, 2018


Teacher at Punjab University says he was fired for being ‘needlessly vocal’

Roohan Ahmed LAHORE: Ammar Ali Jan, an assistant professor at Punjab University, has said he was fired by the administration for being ‘needlessly vocal’ and wasn’t paid for his services. The university has denied this. In a Facebook post on Friday, the professor said he was told that he ‘pays too much attention to non-issues…

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April 14, 2018


Protests break out at universities

By Ehsan Ansari, Muhammad Atif and Sonia Shehzad Protests have broken out at a number of universities Quaid-i-Azam University, Punjab University and varsities in Sindh, including Karachi University, are facing protests as the administration, teachers and students bring up demands. At QAU in Islamabad, permanent teachers and syndicate members are protesting against the vice-chancellor. Some…

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March 13, 2018


Punjab University expels 16 students over January clash

LAHORE: Punjab University has expelled 16 students who were involved in the clashes which took place in January this year. The step was taken on the suggestions of the varsity’s disciplinary committee. According to details, 12 out of 16 expelled students – which participated in the clash on 22nd January 2018 – belong from Islami…

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February 18, 2018


Punjab University clash not due to provincialism: Ahsan Iqbal

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Interior Ahsan Iqbal on Friday said that issue of a clash between two student groups in Punjab University will be solved amicably. Responding to a point of order raised by the Senators in the Senate, he said “The chief minister of Punjab had assured that the issue will be resolved amicably today”….

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January 26, 2018


Watch: Rana Sanaullah advises against violence at PU

NEWS DESK: Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah said that if some people objected to cultural festivals, they should sort it out peacefully with their teachers instead of engaging in violence. Two groups of students engaged in violent clashes at Punjab University early Monday morning over a cultural festival. Watch what he said:

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January 22, 2018


Violent clashes erupt in Punjab University

NEWS DESK: Two groups of students engaged in violent clashes at Punjab University early Monday morning over a cultural festival. Policemen in riot gear assumed positions and took action when the protests became violent. Some students even hit police vehicles with sticks. Several students were injured and a chemistry lab was torched after a fight…

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January 22, 2018


Punjab University to remain closed on Nov 20

LAHORE: The Punjab University (PU) will remain closed on Monday, November 20 on account of its 126th convocation. However, the Punjab University campuses at Gujranwala and Jhelum will remain open, official sources said. “Other academic staff including teachers and officials, which have been assigned tasks, will attend the office,” the sources added.

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November 18, 2017


Ansar-ul-Sharia: Wave of concern grips Punjab University

Police and other law-enforcing agencies have kicked off monitoring of educational institutes in Karachi and Punjab to bar young individuals’ involvement in militancy and terrorism. According to our correspondent, Counterterrorism Department (CTD) of Punjab is monitoring trends of religious extremism among students in three universities after reports that Ansar-ul-Sharia militant group has sympathy of highly…

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September 9, 2017


Samaa Ka Shahkaar: Talent hunt at Punjab University

Get your talent with mike and camera appreciated.  Samaa has provided the platform for the young talent. Samaa is on ground scouting for the next media face. Samaa team arrives on Friday at Punjab University campus on talent hunt campaign for news anchors and reporters. Abdus Salam and Rukhsana Nawaz were declared successful. Watch video…

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May 19, 2017


LHC allows Punjab govt to appoint VCs in 4 universities

LAHORE: A Lahore High Court division bench Thursday allowed the Punjab government to proceed with appointment of vice chancellors in four public sector universities. The bench directed the government to appoint the VCs in Punjab University, Lahore College for Women University, University of Sargodha and Nawaz Sharif University of Engineering & Technology Multan on basis…

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April 27, 2017


‘Operation Clean-up’ to be launched in Punjab University

LAHORE: Punjab Government has decided to launch “Operation Clean-up” in Punjab University against student bodies, Samaa reported. The provincial government has decided to launch the operation against extremist elements in the educational facility. Rangers, with the cooperation of Police and Counter Terrorism Department, will carry out the crackdowns. The law enforcement agencies have been ordered…

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April 19, 2017


Punjab University ex-teacher killed with knife

LAHORE: A retired professor of Punjab University has been assassinated with a sharp-edge knife on Tuesday. According to police, some unknown miscreants murdered retired professor, Tahira, with a sharp-edge weapon this night. It should be mentioned here that 60-year old Tahira has retired from Molecular Genetic Department and was residing at the university’s housing colony….

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April 18, 2017


Former PML-N MPA blacklisted over cheating in exams

LAHORE: Punjab University blacklisted former Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) lawmaker over mentioning her designation and phone number in the LLB examinations, SAMAA reported. N-League Punjab Assembly member Shumaila Rana answered a question in the LLB part-1 examinations by writing her designation and phone number in the answer sheet. She also instructed the examination…

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April 8, 2017


Punjab University still tense after clash

The situation could not could return to normalcy after two rival groups clashed at the campus. Most students did not attend the classes today. The FIR of the incident has been lodged. Meantime, a committee has beenformed to probe the incident. Watch Jahangir Khan’s report.

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March 22, 2017