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  • Sindh govt suspends registration of City School, Beacon House over failure to comply with SHC orders

    The Sindh's Directorate of Inspection / Registration of Private Institutions on Thursday suspended the registration of all campuses of The City School and Beacon House School System following their alleged failure to comply with the Supreme Court and the Sindh High Court's (SHC) orders, barring them to increase their tuition fees by more than five per cent...

    The directorate's director general (DG), Dr Mansoob Hussain Siddiqui told...

  • Master Ayub — a beacon of hope for the poor

    ISLAMABAD: In the corner of a pristine park in Islamabad, an open-air classroom run by an aging rescue-worker offers a beacon of hope to the poor...

    Abbas assists Ayub with classes and is pursuing a bachelor’s degree from a local university...

  • Once a beacon, Lebanese dailies lose regional sway

    Lebanese newspapers, long seen as a beacon of freedom in a tumultuous region, are suffering because of the country’s political paralysis and a slump in funding from rival regional powers...

    The Lebanese media “has lost its impact and its authority, and that means a commensurate decrease in interest from the Arab regimes that were funding them,” said Georges Sadaka, dean of the journalism faculty at the Lebanese University...

  • Beacon of light

    For it is the Almighty that has dubbed the Noble Prophet “a beacon of light” or a “shining lamp” (Sirajum munira) in Surah Ahzab, that dispels the clouds of darkness and despair through the Nur-i-Muhammadi...

  • 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...

  • Karachi University student, brother 'picked up' from house near varsity

    Less than two months after a Karachi University student was 'kidnapped' from the campus, another student of the varsity and his younger brother have been 'picked up' from their residence, a friend and a rights group said on Thursday...

    They were picked up from their house in Maddu Goth, located just off of University Road, near the Metro Cash and Carry store, a family friend of the abducted men told Dawn...

  • PM reviews progress to convert PM House into university

    Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday chaired a meeting to monitor the progress on converting the Prime Minister House into university and directed to constitute a committee, headed by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) chairman, to review the draft charter of the proposed university, Radio Pakistan reported...

    It also approved constitution of separate committees for evaluation of the draft charter for the university and selection...

  • 'Political projects' like Imran's PM House university on the chopping block: Ahsan Iqbal

    Planning Minister Ahsan Iqbal said on Friday that the PML-N-led coalition government would put an end to projects started during the PTI's tenure that are "unimportant" and "political in nature" and described Imran Khan's plans to turn the PM House into a university as one of them...

    He said the Imran Khan-led government's plan of setting up a varsity in the Prime Minister's House was a "political project" and termed it a drama... ...

  • Airlines urge White House to end Covid international travel testing rules

    Major airlines, business and travel groups urged the White House on Wednesday to end Covid-19 pre-departure testing requirements for vaccinated international passengers travelling to the United States...

    Airlines for America, the US Chamber of Commerce, International Air Transport Association, Aerospace Industries Association, the US Travel Association and other groups called for a change in a letter to White House coronavirus...

  • Government College University VC in Lahore orders probe into sexual harassment case

    LAHORE: Following a sexual harassment complaint made on behalf of a student against a teacher of Physics Department of the Government College University, Lahore, the vice chancellor ordered an inquiry into the matter on Sunday...

    Meanwhile, the vice chancellor Prof Zaidi also received complaints about a faculty member of the university making inappropriate calls and messages to a female student and ordered an inquiry into the...

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