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  • HEC decision-making body ineffective due to vacancies

    According to sources, the matter of delays in the appointment of commission members is going on from April 2013 when the HEC had compiled a list of names to fill the vacancies for commission members...

    When asked, HEC Chairman Dr Mukhtar Ahmed said there were some objection to the last list sent for approval because the federal government wanted to appoint educationists of less than 65 years of age and that the list had included names...

  • 1,300 higher education dept vacancies to be filled shortly

    PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak on Monday said 1,300 vacant posts at the higher education department would be filled with immediate effect...

    Addressing the ceremony organised at the Archives Hall here to hand over vans to various boys and girls colleges of the province and give away scholarships to 315 MPhil and PhD students, the chief minister said his government was trying to make a comprehensive system to...
  • Rashid announces plan to fill 10,000 vacancies in railways

    LAHORE: Pakistan Rail­ways will have a ‘sub-headquarters’ in Karachi to boost its freight sector...

    “Karachi is the hub of business and it is the need of the hour to make a sub-headquarters of the PR there to facilitate traders and businessman,” said Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmed at a news conference at the railways headquarters here on Saturday...

  • Karachi’s scholars and activists remember Dr Feroz Ahmed

    KARACHI: Dr Feroz Ahmed was one of the finest intellectuals of our time and one of the first, along with Dr Iqbal Ahmad and Dr Ayaz, to raise his voice against the violence unleashed by the state in what is now Bangladesh, said the moderator of a session to mark the 20th death anniversary of the late activist on Friday evening...

    Speaking at the event where his book Samraj Aur Pakistan was also launched at the Karachi Arts Council,...

  • Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui removed as Karachi commissioner

    KARACHI: The Sindh government on Monday removed Karachi Commissioner Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui from his post and ordered Hyderabad Division Commissioner Asif Hyder Shah to take the additional charge of the vacant post...

    Shoaib Siddiqui, who was appointed Karachi commissioner in April 2013, has been ordered to report to the department of Services and General Administration...

  • Novelist Ishtiaq Ahmed passes away in Karachi

    KARACHI: Popular Urdu novelist and story writer Ishtiaq Ahmed passed away in Karachi on Tuesday, he was 74...

    Ishtiaq Ahmed, who entertained a generation of young Pakistanis with his popular Inspector Jamshed, Inspector Kamran Mirza and Shoki Brothers series of suspense novels died of a heart attack in Karachi...

  • Karachi University acknowledges services of Dr Jaffar Ahmed

    KARACHI: Speakers at a farewell event for the retired director of Karachi University’s Pakistan Study Centre, Dr Jaffar Ahmed, on Tuesday called him a precious asset for the KU whose services for research and academia would always be cherished...

    “He [Dr Ahmed] is a great asset to the University of Karachi and his services will be remembered forever,” said KU Vice Chancellor Dr Muhammad Ajmal Khan, who presided over the event...

  • Hockey hero Mansoor Ahmed passes away in Karachi

    Pakistan's World Cup-winning field hockey goalkeeper Mansoor Ahmed passed away at a hospital in Karachi on Saturday...

    Ahmed has been a sporting icon in Pakistan since helping the country win the 1994 World Cup in Sydney with his penalty stroke save against the Netherlands in the final...

  • Ahmed Raza Khan pioneered two-nation theory, conference told

    KARACHI: Imam Ahmed Raza Khan was a great visionary and had enunciated the two-nation theory in British India much before Allama Iqbal delivered his famous lecture on the issue in Allahabad, said a scholar at a conference held to discuss the political views of the revered Muslim thinker and religious scholar...

    The conference, titled ‘Expert of social sciences Imam Ahmed Raza Khan’s political views, their effects and implementation’,...

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