College principal shot dead by student in Charsadda

College principal shot dead by student in Charsadda

A grade 12 student at a private college in Charsadda shot dead the principal of the college on Monday, District Police Officer (DPO) Charsadda Zahoor Afridi said. Shabqadar police said Faheem fired six bullets at his principal Sareer which proved fatal. They said the principal had earlier expressed his anger...

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Apple partners with Malala Fund to fight for girls’ education

Apple partners with Malala Fund to fight for girls’ education

Apple announced yesterday that the company is partnering with the Malala Fund to become its first Laureate Partner in order to fund free education for girls. The Fund led by Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai aims to educate young girls to 12 years of free, safe, quality education. The programs banner under the Gulmakai...

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The wonderful story of the ghost islands that had to be erased from the map

The wonderful story of the ghost islands that had to be erased from the map

“When we look at the sky, we imagine gods, when we look at the ocean, we imagine islands.” Thus begins the author Malachy Tallack his wonderful book “ The Un-Discovered Islands “ or “ Islands Des-known ” , illustrated by Katie Scott, in which he talks about two dozen islands that were once believed to be real. And, according...

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Pakistan ranks 47th on WEF’s Inclusive Development Index – much better than India

Pakistan ranks 47th on WEF’s Inclusive Development Index – much better than India

Pakistan was ranked at the 47th place among emerging economies on an Inclusive Development Index, while India is behind Pakistan at the 62nd rank, according to World Economic Forum. (WEF) Norway remains the world’s most inclusive advanced economy, while Lithuania again tops the list of emerging economies, the World Economic Forum (WEF) said while releasing the...

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The Tale of Everyday Heroes in Pakistan – Rava Special Report

The Tale of Everyday Heroes in Pakistan – Rava Special Report

While our country has the highest youth bulge with massive potential, the heroes and high achievers usually go unnoticed amidst the ‘terror news’ and negative triggers on mainstream media. Not all superheroes wear capes. Unlike their depiction in popular culture, heroes have no fixed templates. They may not always pop out...

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Punjab University situation under control, VC vows action against perpetrators

Punjab University situation under control, VC vows action against perpetrators

LAHORE: A large contingent of police stands guard at the Punjab University where two groups clashed over a cultural event in the wee hours of Monday morning.  Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif took notice of the incident and ordered CPO Lahore to submit a report.  Speaking to Geo News, Vice...

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Icahn, Deason to jointly push Xerox to explore selling itself, other options: WSJ

Icahn, Deason to jointly push Xerox to explore selling itself, other options: WSJ

Investor Carl Icahn and Darwin Deason, the biggest- and third-largest shareholders of Xerox Corp, jointly plan to push the printer and photocopier maker to explore options, including a sale of the firm, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday. Icahn and Deason, who together own 15.7 percent of the photocopier...

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Baseless, negative, insulting, venomous campaign: Jang/Geo Group issues legal notice to Imran Khan

Baseless, negative, insulting, venomous campaign: Jang/Geo Group issues legal notice to Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD: For all false, baseless, unfounded allegations and a malicious campaign that Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has launched against Jang/Geo Group, Chief Executive and Editor-in-Chief of Jang Group and Geo TV, Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman, has served a legal notice on Imran Khan, asking him to tender an unconditional apology...

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Exclusive: Philadelphia Energy Solutions to file for bankruptcy – memo

Exclusive: Philadelphia Energy Solutions to file for bankruptcy – memo

Philadelphia Energy Solutions LLC, the owner of the largest U.S. East Coast oil refining complex, announced to its employees on Sunday that it plans to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, according to an internal memo reviewed. The bankruptcy would come six years after private equity firm Carlyle Group LP (CG.O)...

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