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COVID-19 cases in schools

It has been just a couple of days since educational institutes reopened across the country and we have seen an uptick in the number of coronavirus cases. We need to realise that pandemic has not yet ended but will instead

PM Imran Khan to inaugurate university in Haripur today

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan to visit Haripur on Thursday to inaugurate a university. The prime minister will be accompanied by federal ministers to inaugurate the Pak-Austria Fachhochschule University. PTI Senator Faisal Javed said that Prime Minister Imran Khan will

Reopening schools

After a hiatus of nearly six months, the government has finally decided to reopen all educational institutes including schools, colleges and universities from September 15. This comes as a welcome move and sigh of relief for millions of students whose

Malala graduates from Oxford University in virtual ceremony

LONDON: Education activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has graduated from Oxford University in a virtual ceremony. The activist was also part of the popular lineup in YouTube original, Dear Class of 2020 – where Michelle Obama, Beyonce

Upgradation of KMDC to university facing obstacles

KARACHI: The race to appoint the next principal of the Karachi Medical and Dental College (KMDC) has created hindrances in upgrading the institution to the status of a university. According to details, Farhat Jafri and Nargis Anjum are making efforts

Malala meets Greta Thunberg at Oxford University

LONDON: Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg met Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai at the University of Oxford on Tuesday and posed for a photo together. Malala is a student at the University of Oxford. The 22-year-old posted a photo

Gunman opens fire at anti-CAA protest rally in Delhi

NEW DELHI: A gunman open fire on Thursday at a protest rally against India’s contentious citizenship law near the Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) university in New Delhi. The alleged suspect, identified by the police as a 17-year-old teenager, brandished a

Madrassah students win robotic competition at Taxila university

KARACHI: Madrassahs or religious seminaries in Pakistan have gained a bad reputation due to several unfortunate events and imparting extremist education. However, Jamia Bait-ul-Salam’s students stood out during an educational competition held at HITEC University, Taxila. The students of the

Indian protests on citizenship law

The Modi government has been polarising the Indian nation even further after the introduction of the discriminatory Citizenship Amendment Bill. There have been massive protests and violence in many Indian cities over the anti-Muslim legislation. Fresh protests rocked several Indian

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

KP varsity lifts ban on male, female students from sitting together

PESHAWAR: The administration of Bacha Khan University on Thursday has lifted the ban which prohibited male and female students from sitting together. A departmental inquiry has been launched against the assistant chief proctor for issuing the circular without consulting senior

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