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  • Literary Notes: International Translation Day and Dr Anwaar Ahmed on translation studies

    Translation studies is now considered a discipline that intermingles many disciplines, such as literature, linguistics, semantics, lexicography and terminography...

    It is with a sense of satisfaction that one notes the popularity of translation studies in Pakistan in recent years as a number of Pakistani universities have started courses on translation studies, applied translation studies or similar disciplines...

  • AIOU appoints new registrar

    ISLAMABAD: The executive council of Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has approved the appointment of Dr Mohammad Naeem Qureshi as registrar...

    According to the AIOU spokesman, the new registrar, who will serve for three years, is expected to take charge on Monday...

  • AIOU decides to reform exam system

    ISLAMABAD: Following the scandal in which a student was marked pass in a workshop conducted after his death, the Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has decided to bring reforms to its examination system...

    It may be noted that the MA Arabic student from Gujrat was marked present in the 24-day workshop at the AIOU, which took place after his death in August, 2014...

  • NAB begins inquiry against AIOU

    ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has begun an investigation into alleged corruption worth billions of rupees at the Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU)...

    “Complaints against AIOU’s management are being verified and relevant records have been sought,” the spokesman said...

  • AIOU, Parwaan pledge to promote early childhood education

    ISLAMABAD: Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) and the Parwaan Early Childhood Education Development (ECED) Centre of Excellence have joined forces to promote early child education...

    The signing ceremony was attended by the Minister of State for Federal Education Mohammad Balighur Rehman...

  • AIOU to open ‘accessibility centre’

    ISLAMABAD: The Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has announced that it will set up an ‘accessibility centre’ for visually impaired students and its national library...

    AIOU vice chancellor (VC) Dr Shahid Siddiqui said being a public sector university, it is AIOU’s national responsibility to cater to those with challenges or special needs...

  • Training session held for teachers, trainers at AIOU

    Master trainers and faculty members of educational institutions from across the country visited the Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) on Thursday in order to learn about new techniques and initiatives for teaching distance learning programsThis was part of the 30th master trainers, faculty professional development program undertaken by the Learning Innovation Division of the Higher Education Commission (HEC)...

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  • AIOU regional campus moved from Pirmahal to Toba

    TOBA TEK SINGH: The Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) regional campus has been shifted from Pirmahal town to Toba district headquarters...

    Sources told this correspondent on Monday that the regional campus had been functioning inside the building of a school owned by Sarwar’s non-government organisation (NGO), Ucare Foundation, for which the NGO had given the building to the campus for free...

  • AIOU to establish centres for visually impaired students

    ISLAMABAD: The Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) will be starting e-learning ‘Accessibility Centres’ for visually impaired students at 44 of the varsity’s regional offices within a month...

    “After a successful pilot project in the university’s main campus, we will be establishing accessibility centres at our regional offices as soon as possible,” said AIOU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Shahid Siddiqui...

  • New VCs of QAU, AIOU take charge

    ISLAMABAD: A month after their appointments, the vice chancellors of Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) and the Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) took charge of their offices on Friday...

    He is known for his specialision in the field of biological sciences...

  • While govt spends billions on plantation, AIOU chops down 80 trees

    ISLAMABAD: At a time when the government is spending billions of rupees on tree plantation, the Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has felled 80 trees, a step which alerted the environment wing of the Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad (MCI) on Thursday...

    This coincided with the approval of a Rs125 billion project for the countrywide tree plantation by the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Thursday... ...

  • Horrifying memories of APS attack impede survivors’ studies

    PESHAWAR: After one year of the horrific attack on the Army Public School (APS), Peshawar, many surviving students find it hard to concentrate on their coursework as the gory incident keeps flashing back in their minds to distract them from studies...

    He says he feel relieved from the trauma during daytime for being busy in the university and with his friends...

  • Artichive: ‘Three Studies of Lucian Freud’

    He was a British figurative artist known for his audacious, grotesque and emotionally charged imagery...

    ‘Three Studies of Lucian Freud’ triptych (a panel painting that is divided into three sections), (1969), oil on canvas, 78 inches × 58 inches for each canvas, depicts fellow artist Lucian Freud...

  • TAPI gas pipeline investors to spend $200m on studies

    ASHGABAT: Share­holders of a planned gas pipeline connecting Turk­menistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India (TAPI) agreed on Thursday to invest $200 million in studies and engineering for the $10 billion project...

    “We will use these funds to carry out various studies, preliminary engineering, environmental design and various research of the route,” Turkmenistan’s Deputy Prime Minister Yagshygeldy Kakayev told reporters in the Turkmen...

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