Student of Islamabad’s private university found dead in washroom

ISLAMABAD: A student of a private university was found dead at the washroom of a university’s hostel in Islamabad. Identified as Mohammad Usman, the student was a resident of Sargodha and staying at a private university’s hostel located in the

Student challenges his expulsion from IBA Karachi

KARACHI: Mohammad Gibrail, the student who was expelled by the Institute of Business Administration (IBA) Karachi has officially filed an appeal against his expulsion from the institute. As per details, Gibrail has filed an appeal with Executive Director IBA, Akbar

University student expelled for exposing alleged harassment on campus

KARACHI: The Institute of Business Administration (IBA) Karachi has expelled a student who publicly highlighted an alleged harassment incident at the varsity involving a female staff member. According to a statement by the university, the student, Mohammad Gibrail, refused to

Girl sets record by obtaining full marks in matric exams

MARDAN: A girl set a new record in Pakistan’s history by obtaining full marks in her matriculation examinations in Mardan. The Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Mardan has announced the result for SSC examination. A science student of Model

Cleric Aziz-ur-Rehman confesses to sexually abusing student

LAHORE: Cleric Mufti Azizur Rehman has confessed to sexually abusing a student and threatening him after a video of the incident went viral. The seminary teacher was arrested along with his son from Mianwali after a case was registered against

University student sexually assaulted in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: A student of the Quaid-e-Azam University was allegedly molested and sexually assaulted by a group of students and employees at the International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI). According to reports, the student of Quaid-e-Azam University was staying in the hostel

Lahore cleric accused of sexually assaulting seminary student

LAHORE: A local cleric Mufti Aziz-ur-Rehman has been accused of sexually assaulting a seminary student after a video of the incident went viral. Mufti Azizur Rehman, who is affiliated with Lahore’s Jamia Manzoor-ul-Islam, has come forward and explained the incident.

Minor student locked up over non-payment of school fees

KARACHI: A seventh-grade student was prevented from taking lunch before and locked up alone in a room by the school administration over non-payment of school fees. The girl’s father Muhammad Adil Ansari has taken the school’s administration to court for

Student commits suicide under mysterious circumstances at Peshawar police station

PESHAWAR: A seventh-grade student has allegedly committed suicide under mysterious circumstances at a Peshawar police station on Sunday. The police said that the youngster was arrested from a Peshawar bazaar after being indulged in a fight. According to police, the

Pakistani student Umair Masood receives ‘Young Scientist Award’

ISLAMABAD: A young Pakistani student who was not given admission to any university for a year has been awarded the Young Scientist Award by the American organisation Lab Root. Umair Masood, aged 21, has been given this award by Lab

Prayer leader, son and student shot dead in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: A prayer leader and two others were shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Bhara Kahu area of the federal capital. Police said the prayer leader has been identified as Mufti Akram. His 13-year-old son Habib was also killed in

Another suspect arrested over female student’s death in Lahore

LAHORE: Police have arrested another suspect in the case of a female student whose body was dumped outside the emergency ward of a hospital in Lahore. Police arrested a suspect named Owais in the case after getting his information from

US Embassy to resume student visa services from Oct 1

ISLAMABAD: The United States Embassy in Islamabad and the Consulate General in Karachi will resume student visa services from Thursday 1st October, 2020. In a statement, the US embassy said student visas are a top priority for the US mission

Doctoral student commits suicide in Karachi

KARACHI: A PhD student has reportedly committed suicide after her thesis was rejected by her supervisor. Nadia Ashraf was a doctoral student at Dr. Panjwani Centre for Molecular Medicine and Research at Karachi University. She was unable to complete her

Police arrest retired teacher accused of raping students in Khairpur

KHAIRPUR: The district police have arrested a retired teacher for allegedly sexually assaulting children in Khairpur at his tuition centre.  Khairpur Police took action on an incident of sodomy against two students. Police said an FIR was arrested and the

US reverses visa policy on foreign students

WASHINGTON: The Trump administration will not force foreign students to leave the United States even if all of their classes are to be taught online this autumn. US officials announced last week that international students at schools that had moved

Quaid-e-Azam University student develops coronavirus testing kit

KARACHI: A University student has prepared a kit for coronavirus testing having the capacity to conduct 20,000 tests on a daily basis. A student named Irfan Hussain from the Quaid-e-Azam University based in Islamabad has claimed of developing the kit

Impact of COVID-19 on student visas

Western countries generate billions of dollars from immigration and foreign students each year. The immigration industry provides jobs, skilled workforce and brings innovation to the host countries. According to the UNESCO, foreign students doubled in number from 1999 to 2013

Student moved to hospital in Karachi after returning from China

KARACHI: On Friday a Pakistani student on his return from China was moved to the Aga Khan Hospital isolation ward as a precautionary measure against the latest coronavirus. The student Arslan lived in Wuhan where the virus emerged and a

Reviving student unions

General Zia’s dictatorship imposed a ban on student unions in all universities and colleges in 1984, strongly affecting the development of campuses and the personal growth of students.  The ban has continued ever since, but now gradual efforts are being

Students must increase efforts for qualified degree: CJCSC

ISLAMABAD: Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Zubair Mahmood Hayat on Saturday said that students must increase efforts to obtain an educational degree. General Zubair Mahmood Hayat, while addressing an event urged the students to focus on their

Misbah’s father identifies suspect in daughter’s murder

KARACHI: The father of a medical student who was recently killed while resisting a robbery has identified the alleged shooter of his daughter. The suspect in the murder case of 24-year-old Misbah was identified during the hearing of the case

Japanese student gets top marks for writing ninja essay in invisible ink

TOKYO: A Japanese student of ninja history who handed in a blank paper was given top marks – after her professor realised the essay was written in invisible ink. Eimi Haga followed the ninja technique of “aburidashi”, spending hours soaking

Female student shot dead in Karachi during mugging attempt

KARACHI: A female university student was shot dead on Thursday during an incident of suspected mugging in Karachi. The victim identified as Misbah as a third-year student at Hamdard University. She was sitting with her father in their car while

Meghan Markle honors murdered South African student

CAPE TOWN: Meghan, the wife of Britain’s Prince Harry, has tied a ribbon at the site in Cape Town where a student was murdered last month, in a gesture of solidarity with those who have taken a stand against gender-based

Student Namrita Kumari found dead in Larkana’s hostel

LARKANA: A medical student Namrita Kumari of Larkana was found dead in her hostel room on Monday night under suspicious circumstances. A student, Namrita Kumari, was found lying on a charpoy with a rope tied to her neck while her