Bridges have long fascinated people. Be it the 300 metre-high Zhangjiajie Glass Bridge in China connecting two mountains, the iconic tourist favourite Brooklyn Bridge in New York or the Ponte Vecchio Bridge in Italy, considered one of the oldest in the world which survived World War II, bridges draw crowds to awe and inspire them with the feats of human achievement. It may not be wrong to say that bridges capture the human imagination like no other form of infrastructure does, perhaps because their inherent function appeals to the most

A team from KPK, iGEM Peshawar, has made it to the International Genetically Engineered Competition (iGEM), which will be held from 9th to 13th November 2017 at Boston, USA. 337 teams from 48 countries will be trying their best to bag the coveted prizes at the annual iGEM event. Last year, a team from iGEM Peshawar participated in the event for the first time and won the Bronze Medal at the 15th annual event. They earned accolades for their efforts to engineer a bacteria that can detect air pollutants such

Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) government is planning to organise a grand cultural event to mark the centennial celebrations of the Pashto literature. Deputy Director K-P Directorate of Culture Shahbaz Khan said that they had been working to promote both tangible and intangible components of the Pashto culture internationally. β€œWe have specialists working on different aspects of culture including research and documentation, languages and literature, visual arts and crafts, and steps to integrate culture with modern technology,” Shahbaz added. To create financial opportunities for local artisans, a business plan is being formulated by

The City of Flowers, Peshawar – Once known to be a place of story tellers, where nomads and travelers from all over the world would come and tell stories of their journeys, share experiences and spread knowledge and education. Since, Pakistan became the front line state against terrorism, the northern province, KP (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) in general and its capital city, Peshawar, in particular, became the victim to all ills, and almost every individual, organization and business have suffered one way or the other. Though, education has been the prime focus

Finally the result is out and admission season for matric pass students has begun, you will witness numerous private colleges offering admissions to these students especially if you are residing in FAQIRABAD or somewhere around this area. I reckon Zaryab Colony Faqirabad should be given the 2nd name “Base Of Educational Avocations”. Every unemployed educated individual have started the venture of opening a new college in a compartmented yard by partnership in this area and subdue the students mostly from undeveloped districts/agencies through different tactics like free tuition classes for

It was a hot summer day, the 27th of July 1880 when the British decided to launch an offensive against the Afghans for the second time. The British had not forgotten the humiliating defeat of the first Anglo-Afghan War. This time they had set up with new strategies, manoeuvres, machineries and a better understanding of the topography of the battlefield. The 66th Regiment of the British Army led by General Burrows battled against the army of the Afghan leader Ghazi Ayub Khan. They fought each other at Maiwand which is

A total of 33,053 candidates appeared in the Educational Testing and Evaluation Agency (ETEA) Entrance Test 2017 organised by Khyber Medical University (KMU) Peshawar for admissions in public and private sector medical and dental colleges of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa. The candidates included 20,041 males and 13,011 females, said an official statement. Khyber Medical University (KMU) Peshawar and ETEA jointly organised the test simultaneously at Islamia Collegiate School Hockey ground Peshawar, Khyber Medical College Cricket Ground opposite Irnum Hospital Peshawar, Ayub Medical College Abbottabad, Grassy Ground Saidu Sharif Swat and University Wensem College

A large number of people keep getting sick after visiting different restaurants in the city. While they lie clutching their stomachs, blaming the bad food, few are aware that they have a right to check the ingredients being used to make their food and to take restaurants to a consumer court for providing bad or substandard food. There is a Consumer Protection Council which by law is bound to entertain complaints relating to unhygienic food in restaurants, including those served in international food chains. Under the law, restaurants are regularly

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