Imam Hatim schools to be set up on pattern of Turkey for imparting religious

Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony Sardar Muhammad Yousaf Saturday said Pakistan wanted to set up Imam Hatim Schools System in country on pattern of Turkey for imparting religious and worldly education to children.

Talking to a two member Turkish delegation headed by High Board of Religious Affairs Dr Hussain said initially two schools would be established in Islamabad and Mansehra, replicating Imam Hatim School System, Turkey.

He said he had already visited

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National Seerat Conference to project life

Ministry of Religious Affairs and Inter faith Harmony will organize a day long National Seerat Conference on January 4 (Sunday) to pay homage to the Holy Prophet Hazrat Mohammad (peace be upon him) as part of the celebrations of 12th Rabi ul Awwal.

The conference is being organized as part of the country wide Eid Milad un Nabi (SAWS) celebrations and to project the life and teachings of Holy Prophet Hazrat Mohammad (peace be upon him).

Meanwhile, Seerat Conferences will be

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Chandka Medical College students disrupt exams during row with vigilance body

LARKANA: Protesting over the alleged insulting behaviour of certain professors during the ongoing examinations of the first, second, fourth and final years of the MBBS, students of the Chandka Medical College (CMC) Larkana sealed the main gate of the campus and refused to take examinations on Wednesday.

They shouted slogans against the teaching faculty during the demonstration and did not allow anyone to enter the campus.

Realising the gravity of the situation, Vice Chancellor Prof Ghulam

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KU Result of B.Sc

KARACHI: Karachi University (KU) announced the result of B.Sc. (PASS) part-I, supplementary examination 2013. Around 63 candidates appeared and 29 passed, pass percentage stood at 54.72. In B.Sc (part-II) and both parts Pass Supplementary Examination 2013 result 1,322 candidates were registered, 1,255 appeared and 464 passed it, pass percentage stood at

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Army Public School students visit PU, narrate horrific attack

LAHORE: I still feel fear whenever I think about the December 16 incident; there was blood coming out from the bodies of our classmates and teachers. But the aim and mindset of the Taliban has been defeated as they could not stop us and thousands of children from getting education, said a surviving student, Arbab Karim, of the Army Public School Peshawar while his visit to Punjab University on Wednesday.
Arbab Karim student of class 10, his younger brother and student of class one Arbab Zalan,

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Action against illegal auto workshops

RAWALPINDI: Anti-encroachment department of Rawalpindi Cantonment Board (RCB) has started action against illegal workshops established in the cantt area. The anti-encroachment department personnel launched crackdown against illegal auto workshops in Ahata Mithu Khan of Saddar area of Rawalpindi Cantt in order to clear the roads for smooth flow of traffic and facilitate the pedestrians. During the action the raiding team confiscated two trucks of auto spare parts and 33

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BISP Khyber Pakhtunkhwa-Fata has new DG

Naseem Ahmad Abbasi, a BPS-19 officer of the Secretariat Group has been appointed as director general of Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa-Fata.

Previously, he was posted at Abbottabad as divisional director of BISP, Hazara. Abbasi who had also served as deputy secretary in Cabinet Division, has now assumed his new

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Bus stands near schools, govt offices to be shifted

Sindh Transport and Mass Transit Minister Mir Mumtaz Hussain Jakhrani said on Wednesday that bus stands situated near government and private schools would be removed to beef up security measures in the wake of Peshawar school tragedy.

He said this while presiding over a high-level meeting at his office which was also attended by education minister Nisar Ahmed Khuhro, Sindh police officials and representatives of Private School Management Committee.

He said complete bio-data of

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Karachi Arts Council poll results challenged

The Sindh High Court on Wednesday issued notices to newly elected Arts Council body on a lawsuit challenging the scrutiny process of voters and election results.

Khalil Ahmed Nanitalwala had challenged the recently held elections on the basis of eligibility of 436 new voters.

The court ordered that the successful candidates may take oath of their respective offices, however, the outcome of the elections and taking over charge of their respective offices shall be subject to

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Rangers deployment at universities suggested

Islamabad: A government university in Islamabad has proposed the deployment of Rangers at local public sector varsities to counter possible terrorist attacks.

Professor Abdur Razzaq Memon of the Federal Urdu University of Arts Science and Technology, Islamabad campus told a meeting of vice chancellors here that Rangers personnel had been deployed at many universities in the country, so the Higher Education Commission should recommend to the federal government the deployment of Rangers

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