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Nawab Aslam Raisani heads back to university after 30 years

The former Balochistan CM enroled in an MPhil programme

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LUMS students protest sexist content on Facebook group

Inflammatory and violent memes were posted

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Ten university students arrested for playing PUBG mobile game

Gujarat is the only Indian state to ban the game.

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Police baton charge protesting students in Muzaffarabad

the students were protesting the lack of parking spaces

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Watch Peshawar student confess to using world’s most addictive drug

Ice has become popular on campuses across KP in little over two years

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KP university official suspended after he pulls gun on student

An assistant admin officer of the University of Agriculture Peshawar, who had pulled out a gun on a student, was suspended by the university on Tuesday. According to the university spokesperson, a committee had been formed to investigate the matter. Earlier on Monday, a video went viral on social media showing assistant admin officer Abid…

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Two NED university students arrested for selling drugs to students

Karachi police have arrested two students of NED University in connection with selling drugs to university youth. Humayun and Uffan, two university students, were arrested from near Sea View on June 19 by Karachi police. The arrested youth have confessed to selling ice and cocaine to university students. The arrested students told interrogators that they…

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KP built 10 varsities, 47 colleges in five years: Report

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Higher Education Department has constructed 10 additional universities, including two women universities during its five-year tenure. It was revealed in a performance report of KP Education Department on Wednesday. The report said 47 new colleges were established during the past five years, including nine boys’ colleges, 32 girls’ colleges, six commerce colleges,…

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Four staff dead in Turkish university shooting

Istanbul: A university employee killed four fellow staff members in a shooting Thursday at a university in the western Turkish city of Eskisehir, reports said. The attacker was later detained, the Dogan news agency said. Those killed were the deputy dean, faculty secretary and two lecturers at Osmangazi University, the state-run Anadolu news agency added….

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Bilawal condemns rape, murder of Faisalabad university student

By Yousuf Cheema  KARACHI: PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has condemned the brutal rape and murder of MA English student, Abida, who was found dead, after allegedly being subjected to sexual abuse in Faisalabad. “The growing incidents of crimes against women are intolerable and culprits should be apprehended without any delay,” said Bilawal in a…

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Video of Afghan mother cradling baby in exam goes viral

KABUL: Afghan farmer Jahantab Ahmadi sits on the ground, her baby resting in her lap, as she focuses on the university entrance exam she hopes will help her fulfil her dreams. The powerful photo, taken by a professor at Nasir Khusraw private university in central Afghanistan, has gone viral after striking a chord in a…

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University of Sindh student claims associate professor harassed her

JAMSHORO: A University of Sindh student said on Saturday that an associate professor had harassed her.  According to sources, the associate professor has been sent on forced leaves by management. The selection committee of the university has decided to go ahead with the promotion of the associate professor. This means that the accused will be…

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University wall razed for valima of Shah Mehmood Qureshi’s son

NEWS DESK: While the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairperson often speaks about how passionate he is regarding the establishment of educational institutes, the wall of Bahauddin Zakaria University was razed for holding the valima ceremony of PTI leader Shah Mehmood Qureshi’s son. A number of PTI leaders and members, including Imran Khan and Mufti Abdul Qavi,…

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Why do we always target women in the name of dress code?

By Minerwa Tahir KARACHI: A student goes to school and is told she can’t wear the hijab as it ‘violates’ the dress code. Some thousand miles away, another student is told that she is violating the dress code as her shirt’s length ends above the knee. While hatred for a particular religion is one of…

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Here are the students who were martyred in the Peshawar directorate attack

  NEWS DESK: In what was the deadliest attack on an educational institute in Peshawar since the APS massacre of 2014, terrorists took the lives of eight innocent students along with another person on Friday. Students of the Directorate of Agriculture Extension on University Road in Peshawar described the attack as a horrifying ordeal. Security forces…

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Watch: University student from Taiwan visit shrine of Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai

A university student from Taiwan reached the shrine of Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai for research. The student said that she finds peace in the Sufi poet’s work and it is a unique message for the mankind.

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Mahira Khan mobbed at Karachi varsity while promoting new film

KARACHI: Pakistani actress Mahira Khan was mobbed at a university in Karachi as she was promoting her upcoming film. The actress was at Karachi’s Indus University to market her new film Verna which is releasing this month. Large number of students took photographs and selfies with the Pakistani actress. Shoaib Mansoor’s Verna is all set…

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Pakistan, China universities to conduct joint research on CPEC

GILGIT: The Karakoram International University (KIU), Gilgit Baltistan and Lanzo University of China agreed on Tuesday to make a joint research on China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects. It was agreed during a meeting between a 10-member delegation of Lanzo University including three researchers of Ganso Fisheries Research Institute China and KIU Vice Chancellor Prof…

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13 dead, 25 injured in Dasht bus-wagon collision

DASHT: 13 people were killed and 25 others were killed when a university bus collided with a wagon at the Tera Mill area on Saturday.  According to details, employees of the university were inside the bus that collided with the wagon. Bodies of the dead as well as the injured were shifted to Civil Hospital…

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University guard stops female faculty member from entering premises over ‘improper attire’

KARACHI: Institute of Business Management (IoBM) is being widely criticized on social media when a visiting faculty member of the educational shared her experience of getting schooled by a security guard regarding her attire. According to local report, the faculty member took to Facebook and wrote, “Today, I was rudely stopped at the [IoBM] gate…

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Oxford college removes portrait of Suu Kyi

LONDON: A portrait of Aung San Suu Kyi has been removed from the Oxford college where she studied, it is reported. The state counsellor of Burma studied at St Hugh’s College between 1964 and 1967, earning a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics. The Swan student newspaper reported the painting was taken down on Thursday…

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