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  • Phil Ochs’ legacy

    Among the American singers-songwriters of his generation, Phil Ochs was the fiercest critic of his country’s foreign policy...

    Phil would have been thrilled, but by then he hadn’t been around for quite a while...

  • ‘Death of Phil Hughes was tragic accident’

    SYDNEY: The death of Australian batsman Phillip Hughes was a “tragic accident” and not a result of a failure to enforce the rules of the game or inadequate safety equipment, the New South Wales (NSW) Coroner’s Court ruled on Friday...

    Hughes was hit on the back of the neck by a rising delivery when playing for South Australia in a domestic match at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Nov 25, 2014
  • PRU training courses start today

    LAHORE: The Olympic Solidarity Fund Training and Education Course will be starting here on Wednesday under the aegis of the Pakistan Rugby Union (PRU)...

    Senior educator coach Ismail Kadir from the Asian Rugby who has reached Lahore will conduct various courses with the first course starting on Wednesday which will be followed by rugby ready, level-I 7s and Level-2 7s courses...

  • Horses for courses

    KARACHI: It was in 2012 that a young National Academy of Performing Arts (Napa) graduate Sunil Shankar impressed theatre lovers with his intrepid undertaking of Peter Shaffer’s complex play Equus at a festival held at the academy...

    It made an impression on the audience on multiple levels — the understanding of the psychosocial undercurrents of the script, and conjuring a corresponding environment where the entire expanse of the stage...
  • Nurses resent denial of NOCs for postgraduate courses

    LAHORE: The nursing staff of the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital lodged a protest against their medical superintendent for withholding no objection certificates (NOCs) of their colleagues who want to join postgraduate courses...

    In an application to the health department, the nurses said MS Dr Waqar Nabi Bajwa, through a letter addressed to the principal of the Post Graduate College of Nursing Punjab, had requested to grant permission to the...

  • Anti-Trump wave courses through Republican ranks

    NEW YORK: In an open letter 50 Republican national security experts have warned that presidential nominee Donald Trump “would be the most reckless president” in US history...

    The group, which includes the former CIA director Michael Hayden, said Trump “lacks the character, values and experience” to be president
  • KP medical colleges leave academic year courses unfinished

    According to rules set by the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC), an academic year of the medical colleges should be of 36 weeks (nine months), a professor severing at one of the medical colleges told Dawn...

    Asked about the reason for delay in admissions, KMU’s deputy director admissions Mohammad Islam said that the university had little to do with the admission process...

  • Changes in courses by FBISE puzzle students, teachers

    SWABI: The local teachers and students have termed the decisions of Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (FBISE) about changes in courses of secondary school certificate and higher secondary school certificate examinations ‘strange’ and ‘untimely’...

    On June 1, the board notified for information “of all concerned that revised scheme of studies of 1,100 marks and curriculum in the subjects of Pakistan studies, Islamiat...

  • Numl runs higher degree courses without professors

    ISLAMABAD: The National University of Modern Languages (Numl), which offers a number of courses from bachelor to the PhD level, has only two professors and most of its departments are headed by army officials or retired employees...

    Higher Education Commission (HEC)’s guidelines state that there should be at least one professor in each department of a university...

  • In Norway, migrants get courses on respecting women

    OSLO: Sexual advances or just friendly gestures?In a bid to prevent violence against women, Norway is offering asylum seekers courses in how to interpret mores in a country that may seem astonishingly liberal to them...

    Belgium on Friday said it would follow Norway's example and introduce similar courses "in the coming weeks"...

  • Cap on maximum four attempts to clear MBBS courses lifted

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) has repealed the cap of maximum four attempts to clear theoretical phases of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) and Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) and empowered universities to decide about the number of attempts by students to clear their theoretical studies...

    Therefore, it is now the discretion of the relevant college or university to decide the number of attempts...

  • Directorate revises school courses to cover learning losses

    Initially, the college and university students and ninth and 10th graders were allowed to return to campus...

    The documents said the accelerated academic calendar would undertake to serve as accelerated pacing guides for teachers to conduct catch up classes, bridging the lost teaching time, enabling them to complete courses in a short time...

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