HEC rescinds its advisory to HEIs on celebrating Holi in universities a day after widespread criticism against it on social media. Activists raise their voices against HEC’s moral policing and question their authority.
BMTA’s protest in Quetta has entered its 45th day. Teachers are demanding for the regularisation of Health Professional Allowance and an increased teaching allowance from a meagre Rs. 500 to Rs. 100,000, however the govt has yet to respond to these demands.
The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) urges accountability & transparency in state institutions to address human rights challenges in Sindh. Rise in police encounters and crime, impacting marginalized communities. Women/girls face infrastructure hurdles. Education & healthcare gaps persist. Positive steps, but more needed.
Mother and Three-Year-Old Daughter Die After Ingesting Poison Amidst Domestic Abuse A mother, named Khadija Bibi from Chak 302-JB, Noorpu, consumed poison along with her three-year-old daughter Ayesha Bibi. Khadija had been a victim of physical abuse from her husband,...
Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa set to have its first female Chief Justice as PHC judges retire Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa is set to have its first female chief justice as two senior judges of the Peshawar High Court (PHC) are retiring this week. After their retirement,...
Around 30 suspects were briefly detained in connection with clashes between students celebrating Holi festival at Punjab University in Lahore.
Violent clash between Baloch and Pashtun students at Quaid-i-Azam University leaves several injured. The campus shut down indefinitely, and students asked to vacate hostels due to precarious law-and-order situation. Five students arrested, and a case has been registered against more than 400 students.
Controversy sparks as Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the UN, Ambassador Munir Akram, faces criticism over his statements regarding Pashtun culture and women's education. He clarifies his remarks, stating they were referring to a small minority's perspective and that there is no disrespect meant towards the progressive Pashtun culture.
Schools in Islamabad are to decide any complaint of corporal punishment within 15 days, according to rules notified for the law banning corporal punishment.
A letter by the Ministry of Higher Education instructed universities to immediately suspend access to female students on 20 December 2022.