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  • ‘Heart of Asia’ aims to promote amity among neighbours

    The theme of the meeting, jointly hosted by Pakistan and Afghanistan, is ‘Heart of Asia—Istanbul Process: Enhanced cooperation for countering security threats and promoting connectivity in the Heart of Asia region’...

    Pakistan, Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, China, India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan and the United Arab Emirates are part of the initiative launched in 2011 for...

  • 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...

    Previously, the court had suspended the regulations when the PMDC was going to implement them retrospectively on the admissions held in 2016...

  • 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...

  • Jawaharlal Nehru University row: Freedom of speech now Modi-fied in New Delhi

    The year is 2016 and the place is Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in New Delhi but it could very well have been the late 80s at the Peshawar University Campus in Pakistan where right-wing religious conservatives muffled dissent and debate using intimidation and violence...

    The JNU campus is alive with the chants of students and faculty protesting the arrest of the president of the University’ student union, Kanhaiya Kumar...

  • Karachi University without research grant since 2016

    KARACHI: Not a single penny has been allocated for research at Karachi University (KU) since 2016, a situation that has seriously compromised the quality of education on campus especially for students pursuing science subjects, it emerged on Friday...

    Speaking to Dawn, senior KU teachers criticised the university administration for what they described as “misplaced priorities” and poor financial management...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Parties, civil society united on admission denial to students

    MINGORA: Political activists, the people’s elected representatives, civil society members and youths in Swat on Saturday agreed to jointly raise voice for around 5,000 students, who were denied admission in local colleges lately...

    The agreement came during an ‘All-Party Conference’ jointly organised by Alif Ailan and Innovative Youth Forum here to highlight denial of FA/FSc course admission to 4,800 students in Swat colleges and...

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