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  • Prize bond dealer robbed of Rs2.76m

    RAWALPINDI: A prize bond dealer was robbed of bonds valuing Rs2...

    Waqar Ahmed, who is associated with a trading company in Raja Bazaar, was going to office after purchasing 186 prize bonds worth Rs15,000 each from the State Bank of Pakistan on The Mall...

  • No Pakistani university makes it to list of top 100 Asian varsities

    ISLAMABAD: Though the annual budget of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) has seen a steady increase for several years, in the recent ranking none of the Pakistani universities could make a place among the top 100 universities of Asia...

    On the other hand, India and China are far better than Pakistan in the higher education sector as nine Indian and 20 Chinese universities were among the top 100 Asian universities ranked by the...

  • PM Abbasi launches 100/100/100 education programme for children in Islamabad

    Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Monday inaugurated the 100/100/100 education programme targeting 100 per cent enrolment, retention and graduation of children in schools in Islamabad and hoped that the initiative would also be emulated by the provinces...

    The 100/100/100 programme was first mentioned in the annual budget speech by Finance Minister Miftah Ismail, who had said: "This is a national commitment that I make today to...

  • QAU tops HEC university rankings for 2014

    ISLAMABAD: Quaid-i-Azam University is Pakistan’s best university in the general category, according to rankings for 2014 released on Monday by the Higher Education Commission (HEC)...

    University of Agriculture, Faisalabad and University of Punjab take second and third spot, respectively...

  • J.M. Coetzee, Elizabeth Strout on Man Booker Prize list

    Coetzee and US Pulitzer Prize winner Elizabeth Strout are among the contenders announced on Wednesday for Britain’s prestigious Man Booker Prize for fiction...

    Coetzee, who lives in Australia, is the early bookies’ favourite and will become the first triple Booker winner if he takes the prize...

  • Faisalabad university suspends teacher for sexually harassing female MPhil student

    Government College University, Faisalabad (GCUF) on Monday suspended an assistant professor for three months after an inquiry committee found him guilty of allegedly sexually harassing a female student pursuing an MPhil in organic chemistry...

    The university's registrar said in the suspension notice that a case for the initiation of inquiry against Dr Rasool under the Punjab Employees Efficiency, Discipline and Accountability Act 2006...

  • Journalists attacked by University of Agriculture Faisalabad guards

    Multiple journalists were injured after guards employed by the University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) attacked them for covering a student-related incident, media outlets reported Tuesday...

    SAMAA TV reported that its reporters, cameraman and driver were "severely beaten up by security guards at Faisalabad’s Agriculture University"...

  • Webb posts 11 luxury watches, three cars to secure $10m bond

    The indicted football official is providing 11 luxury watches to secure the $10 million bond that provided his release from custody along with his wife’s wedding ring, three opulent cars and 10 properties...

    According to an order filed Monday setting the conditions for release, Webb secured the bond with a five Rolex watches plus a Cartier Roadster, Hublot, Breitling, Panerai, Royal Oak Offshore and Luminor Marina...

  • Abu Dhabi sells first 30-year bond

    DUBAI: Abu Dhabi sold its first ever 30-year sovereign bond on Tuesday as part of a $10 billion triple-tranche debt issue that drew heavy demand...

    5bn bond issue by Saudi Arabia last week the largest emerging market bond sale in 2017 — and was the latest jumbo sovereign offering from Gulf states tapping the debt markets in a period of low oil prices...

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