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  • A sorry state of affairs: No new admission to Sahiwal University

    SAHIWAL: No student was enrolled by the University of Sahiwal (UOS) in any of the eight disciplines being offered under its four-year BS or master’s programmes because of plethora of issues the varsity was mired in...

    According to varsity sources who wished not to be named, the main issues plaguing it included absence of a permanent VC, registrar, examination controller and senior faculty, non-availability of funds, dysfunctional...

  • Council of Islamic Ideology terms certain sections of NAB law 'un-Islamic'

    The Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) on Thursday termed some sections of the National Accountability Ordinance, 1999, as going against the Shariah...

    Addressing a press conference on Thursday, chairman of the CII, Dr Qibla Ayaz, said the council held a two-day-long meeting during which it concluded that sections 14-D, 15-A and 26 of the NAO were un-Islamic...

  • Oxford University Islamic professor denies rape allegations by French author

    Swiss academic and Oxford University Professor Tariq Ramadan has denied rape allegations levelled against him by French activist and author Henda Ayari, Arab News reported on Sunday...

    Ramadan, a professor of Contemporary Islamic Studies in the Faculty of Oriental Studies at St Antony's College, Oxford University, is also the grandson of the founder of the Muslim Brotherhood, Hassan al-Banna...

  • Gandhara International University gets green light

    TAXILA: The government plans to establish the Gandhara International University in Taxila, in an effort to revive the 3,000-year-old Buddhist university of ancient Taxila and make Pakistan a centre for interfaith harmony and Buddhism studies...

    The chairperson of the Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) as well as the steering committee of the project, Siddiqul Farooque, told Dawn that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had formally approved...

  • Police remove Islamic State flag waving in Islamabad

    A flag similar to that of the militant Islamic State (IS) group was seen waving in Islamabad's Khana area on Sunday morning, before being removed by the local police after a citizen reported the matter...

    Khan, who was taken in by the police, said in his statement that he was travelling on the Sixth Road in Islamabad when he saw the flag...

  • Decentralised admission process to facilitate medical students in KP

    PESHAWAR: The ongoing efforts for decentralisation of the admission process are helping in early start of academic session in the public sector medical and dental colleges of the province, according to officials...

    “For the first time in the history of medical education, we have started decentralising the admission process, much to the convenience of the students,” Prof Mushtaq Ahmad Marwat, associate dean undergraduate studies at the...

  • Thousands take entry test for admission on SU campuses

    HYDERABAD: A total of 21,075 candidates appeared in pre-entry test for admission to bachelor’s degree programme in various disciplines at the University of Sindh main campus in Jams­horo and other campuses in Badin, Mirpurkhas, Dadu, Th­a­­tta and Larkana on Sunday...

    According to the breakup, 19,789 candidates, including 15,368 boys and 4,421 girls, sat the test at the main campus, 249 in Laar campus in Badin, 465 in Shaheed...

  • FMDC admission issue to be resolved

    ISLAMABAD: Protest by 100 students, who were denied admission in the Federal Medical and Dental College (FMDC) despite figuring on the merit list, bore fruit as Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) on Wednesday decided to resolve the issue immediately...

    They claimed they had cleared the admission test and figured on merit list circulated on April 22...

  • Pakistan decries India's admission of involvement in cross-border terrorism

    ISLAMABAD: The adviser to the prime minister on national security and foreign affairs, Sartaj Aziz, expressed serious concern over the statement made by Indian Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar that India will use terrorism to counter terrorism from other countries...

    This statement, Aziz said, only confirms Islamabad’s apprehensions about India’s involvement in terrorism in Pakistan...

  • Asian groups file complaint over Harvard, Ivy League admission practices

    WASHINGTON: An alliance of Asian American groups on Friday filed a federal complaint against Harvard University, saying that school and other Ivy League institutions are using racial quotas to admit students other than high-scoring Asians...

    They are calling for an investigation and say these schools should stop using racial quotas or racial balancing in admission...

  • PMDC allowed to implement 2016 admission policy

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Friday disposed of a set of petitions filed by private medical colleges and students allowing the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) to implement its 2016 admission regulations for medical and dental colleges for new admissions...

    The new regulations empower University of Health Sciences (UHC) to conduct admissions in medical and dental colleges...

  • KU cancels student's admission for inviting Ayyan Ali on campus

    KARACHI: University of Karachi (KU) on Monday cancelled the admission of a student of Public Administration department, accusing him of ‘damaging’ the prestige and reputation of the institution...

    Although the university did not mention the reason which lead to the rustication of student, sources reveal that Araib Khan was expelled for inviting model Ayyan Ali to the university...

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