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According to university spokesman, the Vice Chancellor University of Sindh and the Deputy Managing Director Pakistan Stock Exchange Karachi signed the agreement. The MoU aims at providing university students training, workshops, skill development opportunities and seminars on issues related to ...
Islamabad: Higher Education Working Group on Higher Education Reforms has asked the Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, being controlling ... Dr Kaleemullah Attal, President, Federation of All Pakistan Universities Academic Staff Associations, talking to The News from Karachi on phone said that ...

When Pakistanis are busy speculating about courtrooms, probability of prolonged interim government, the fate of marriages and corruption scandals of ... The Higher Education Commission of Pakistan is in the process of declaring 30 universities research universities, but we need to undertake bold ...
Organised by the Federation of All Pakistan Universities Academic Staff Association's (Fapuasa) Sindh chapter at Karachi University's Staff Club, the ... (Sindh) representatives to accept a role as honorary consultants on the provincial Higher Education Commission (HEC) offered by Dr Asim Hussain.
For instance, last week, a group of Pashtun students held a sit-in outside the office of the vice-chancellor of the Punjab University Lahore, protesting discrimination by the university administration. Many Pakistani Pashtuns live in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), the embattled area bordering ...
Dubai: Pakistan's top higher educational institute — the National University of Science and Technology (NUST) — is planning to open its campuses in the UAE and Saudi Arabia. “We are ... NUST is the only Pakistani university which ranks among 500 universities in the world at number 437. It offers 124 ...

ISLAMABAD: In a welcoming move, the Senate of Pakistan has approved an establishment of the first technical university in Pakistan with the aim to provide ... A senior official in the Higher Education Commission (HEC) wishing anonymity informed that although the number of overall universities had ...
Pakistani Students Association invites students to attend Sur-Taal, a Pakistani Cultural Night of music and flavors on Friday, March 30, 2018, from ... by the Associated Student Government and is free to all currently enrolled University of Arkansas, Fayetteville students who pay the student activities fee.
Meet Maham Waqar, an international exchange student from Pakistan studying at Keene State this semester. She's a junior at Beaconhouse National University in Lahore majoring in film studies. “I'm the first in my family to major in the arts,” she shares. “Women in Pakistan are encouraged to do medicine ...
The Darul Uloom Haqqania religious seminary, located in Akora Khattak in northwest Pakistan, is known for preaching a fundamentalist brand of Islam and schooling a generation of fighters for both the Afghan Taliban and the Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan (TTP), also known as the Pakistani Taliban.
While speaking on Pakistan occupied Kashmir, Col. Jaibans Singh (retired); a reputed defense expert who specialises on Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan and China; said that the people of the region along with their diaspora are raising their voice against gross subjugation by the Pakistani Government.
Sources privy to the development told Pakistan Today that the PMDC virtually put the future of over 3,000 foreign medical graduates at stake for not conducting ... “If the standard of Chinese medical colleges is so low, PMDC should put a ban on Pakistani students to get admission in China, and categorically ...
ISLAMABAD: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan and Microsoft Pakistan have collaborated to pursue a joint initiative for promoting the ... Microsoft Academic Day was recently organised at the Sukkur Institute of Business Administration (IBA) University – a bustling city on the banks of the ...
He also stated that universities, colleges and schools were all available for Afghan youth, urging them to optimally utilise these educational facilities in ... several mesmerising performances by young Afghan and Pakistani artists and students studying at Quaid-i-Azam and International Islamic University, ...
The Aga Khan University Karachi is the only Pakistani university named among the best universities in the world for studying medicine, reinforcing its position as the country's top medical school. The latest ... The Higher Education Commission of Pakistan ranks AKU as the top medical school in the country.
ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Science and Technology Rana Tanveer Hussain Thursday said the Higher Education Commission (HEC) has focused on quality of higher education, research and publications, and the results are ahead of us in the form of outstanding research works. Addressing as chief ...
QS World University Rankings has published its subject-wise rankings for 2018, with five Pakistani institutes, including NUST, COMSATS among top 500 universities in ... NUST achieved the best ranking for universities in Pakistan, claiming the 279th place in the engineering and technology broad category.

To date, 1650 students from more than 60 schools, colleges and universities have completed the internship offered by the program. ... Lahore Vital Group; Minhaj University; Government College University, Sahiwal; University of Agriculture, Faisalabad and Toba Tek Singh; Kinnaird College for Women, ...
Vice Chancellor Sarhad University of Information Technology Peshawar Professor Dr Salim Ur Rehman was the chief guest on this occasion and formally inaugurated the Championship in which a record 14-team from various Universities from across Pakistan are taking part in the event. Dr Waheed ...
He may pretend to be cool and aloof now, but Fawad Khan's admitted he was bit by the love bug baaad in his teen years. "I wasn't a fan of the university I was attending. I was only bothered about what college my girlfriend — now wife — was going to," he shares about his early romance with wife Sadaf.
Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz's Iqbal Shah Qureshi (left) and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf's Ali Tareen (right). Photo: Geo ... area of his residence. A hospital, school, and a state-run degree college are operating on land donated by his father, Pir Karam Baksh Qureshi, for the welfare of residents of Lodhran.
Men and women were piling in to a panel at a recent book festival in Pakistani city Karachi, but a speaker was late. "In a country which is ... Produced by Oxford University Press, the Karachi Literature Festival is considered the biggest, most dynamic of its kind in Pakistan. It's where writers hope to be ...
Islamabad:Representatives from 27 US universities travelled to Pakistan as part of the United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan's (USEFP) and ... We were thrilled with the number of Pakistani students who attended the college fairs and met with representatives from US universities visiting ...
LAHORE: A professor at Government College University (GCU) Lahore was shot dead Wednesday morning, police said. According to police, Professor Dr Akbar Cheema was travelling in his car when armed suspects intercepted him near Kalma Chowk and fatally shot him. The late Professor Dr Akbar ...
Up the road, to Karachi University, another conservative Muslim youth group vowed there'd be no celebrating the day of love on their campus — with the apparent support of many students. "It's banned," Fareeha Bangash, a 17-year-old English major, said of Valentine's Day. The idea of men and women ...
With these major reforms from HEC, every university updated its curriculum to create environment of quality higher education and enhance productivity. Now the Pakistani universities are getting recognition in the world's top ranked universities. Our universities are producing quality graduates who are ...
“I am very pleased to know that all the courses offered by Shifa Tameer-e-Millat University are accredited by the respective professional councils and recognized by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan and the University is very successful in the implementation of the desired standards,” said Dr ...
Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJ) Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday prohibited private medical colleges from charging more than Rs642,000 in fees and ... Chief Justice Nisar also criticised the medical college industry's admission policy and passing-out criteria, saying: "Private medical colleges do their own ...
One can see lecturers out with their students exchanging ideas, students engaged in literary and political debate, celebrating birthdays or just hanging out during breaks between lectures. All graduates of a university feel nostalgic about their educational institutes. Memories of a university or college remain ...
Two days after they were allegedly 'picked up' by men in plain clothes and police uniforms, a Karachi University student and his younger brother returned ... The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) had expressed serious concerns over the trio's kidnapping and demanded the production of the ...
Like Barack Obama, Trump would need to learn to work with Islamabad, said Ayesha Siddiqa, an author and expert on the Pakistani military based at Soas, University of London. “Ultimately the US will have to come to the table,” she said, citing the need to use Pakistan's roads and airspace to fuel and ...
LAHORE: Punjab University Vice Chancellor Zaffar Mueen Nasar on Friday resigned from his post, apparently over the issue of the university land which the ... On the other hand, a tussle was going on between the VC and the Punjab Higher Education Minister Raza Ali Gillani, which, according to some PU ...
31 Pakistani engineers depart for Arizona State University ... Under the umbrella of the Higher Education Commission, the centres at both NUST and UET Peshawar are expected to become Pakistan's premier sustainable energy research centres, producing the next generation of graduates in the field of ...
The biggest of Pakistan's four provinces, larger in terms of population (110m) than all but 11 countries, Punjab is reforming its schools at a pace rarely seen ... Most Pakistani children who start school drop out by the age of nine; just 3% of those starting public school graduate from 12th grade, the final year.
Syracuse University freshman Raja Aziz died because of accidental carbon monoxide poisoning while visiting family in Pakistan during the university's winter break. ... Raja "Safi" Aziz, a student in the College of Arts and Sciences, was visiting family in Pakistan when he died, the university announced.
According to a senior Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) official, the increase in Facebook censorship for Pakistani users is a result of ... In April this year, allegations of blasphemy claimed life of a journalism student Mashal Khan at Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan where an angry mob ...
The HEC also signed a memorandum of understanding with Turkey to avail scholarships for Pakistani youth to study in Turkish universities. ... University and University of Poonch were made operational in Naushki, Wadh and Forward Kahuta, respectively, thus providing higher education at the doorstep for ...
He congratulated the Pakistan Navy for establishing the Cadet College Ormara and lauded the efforts being made towards socio-economic and educational uplift of populace at Makran coast. He also cited the Pakistan Navy's efforts for remaining proactive in welfare-oriented projects in the coastal belt and ...
“About 555 Pakistani prisoners are in Indian jails on various charges including drug trafficking and visa and passport rules violations, along with fishermen who inadvertently crossed over into Indian waters,” Pakistan's Foreign Ministry spokesman Muhammad Faisal said in a statement available with Arab ...
ISLAMABAD: In what appears to be a welcomed move, the government of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (KP) is all set to establish a Cadet College in Frontier Region ... The letter, a copy of which is available with Pakistan Today, reads, “Expenditure involved for building is chargeable to functional cum object ...
ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) informed the Supreme Court on Saturday that private medical colleges blackmailed ... One particular hardship brought to the notice of the PMDC was that the college administrations blackmailed students and forced their parents to give ...
Hampton was one of a delegation of 10 journalists who traveled to Pakistan as part of a media exchange through the University of Oklahoma courtesy of a grant from the U.S. Department of ... If there was a primary message they wanted to convey to Americans, it is that most Pakistanis are not terrorists.
Hundreds of boys study at the cadet colleges across the country. But girls are still not allowed in these elite schools, with the special college at Mardan the one exception. In this picture taken on October 25, 2017, a Pakistani cadet, read books in a library at the Pakistan Army´s first Girls´ Cadet College in ...
Over the past 8 years, the Media Studies department has prepared a new generation of professionals who are making a difference across Pakistan's media industry. The Film Festival is yet another effort to provide a platform for students to showcase their abilities and better equip them with the requirements ...
ISLAMABAD, Feb. 8 (Xinhua) -- Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) in Pakistan's capital Islamabad has broken into the top 100 universities of Asia, ranked 79th, according to the latest rankings issued by the Times Higher Education (THE) at the 2018 Asia Universities Summit in China, local media reported on ...
Thirteen-year-old Durkhanay, a student at Pakistan's first ever Girls' Cadet College, established earlier this year in the deeply conservative northwest, ... Cadet colleges in Pakistan, which are run by the government with officers from the military's education branch, strive to prepare bright male students for ...
LAHORE: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar suspended Faisalabad Medical College Vice Chancellor Dr Fareed Zafar and issued a contempt of court notice against him. While hearing the suo moto case of fee hike in private medical colleges on Wednesday, the chief justice observed that how ...
ISLAMABAD: Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) will conduct its final examinations for Pakistani students of Matriculation, FA and BA programs settled in Middle-East from December 24. These exams will take place in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, UAE, Oman and Bahrain, where exam centres have been ...
Murad vows to purge school and college curricula of hate material ... to ensuring access to universal and quality education for all children and youth of Sindh through schools, colleges, technical institutes and universities. ... And I wish Pakistan to be increasingly self-reliant in all aspects of technology'.
PESHAWAR: A sit-in protest of the Peshawar University (UOP) students to force the government and university administration into accepting their ... Minister Higher Education, Mushtaq Ahmad Ghani also held a detailed meeting with the protesting student's leaders and the university administration.


 

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