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  • I’m a certified Grammar Nazi, and I couldn’t pass IELTS

    IELTS, which stands for International English Language Testing System, meticulously examines one’s language skills for the purpose of working or studying in certain English-speaking countries; notably Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom...

    It is a moment many IELTS-takers have experienced, wracked with guilt for not having visited enough “Tips and Tricks for IELTS” websites; although I’d reasoned that the only “trick” needed to...

  • British Council: a plea

    I APPLIED for GCE A level examinations by CIE in British Council, Karachi, on Feb 1 and submitted my fees and the required documents in the bank...

    On my first call to the British Council, they said I would be receiving an e-mail confirmation within two weeks...

  • After 15 years, British Council Library to reopen next month

    KARACHI: The British Council Library back in the 1990s was a catalyst that invariably shaped the minds of thousands of creative voices and instincts, providing them a haven for self-expression...

    The British Council on Tuesday, in an attempt to right these wrongs, announced the reopening of its library in August...

  • Russians defend banned British Council caught up in spy row

    MOSCOW: From plans for a Shakespeare statue to film festivals and English teaching, the British Council has suspended all its projects in Russia for the first time in almost 60 years after Moscow banned the arts and education organisation...

    Moscow announced the restriction on the British Council on Saturday along with diplomatic expulsions in response to London’s moves over the poisoning of Russian former double agent Sergei Skripal...

  • Iranian British Council worker sentenced to 10 years for ‘spying’

    TEHRAN: An Iranian woman who worked for the British Council was sentenced to 10 years in prison for “spying”, the judiciary’s news website Mizan Online reported on Monday...

    “An Iranian citizen in charge of the Iran desk at the English cultural council called British Council was cooperating with English spying agencies,” it said quoting judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein Esmaili...

  • 'UN Security Council still has a role to play in Kashmir,' says British MP

    British Member of Parliament Barrister Imran Hussain on Tuesday said that while the meeting held by the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on the Kashmir issue earlier this month was a "welcome" development, the council still had a role to play to take the dispute to its logical end...

    ] but I want to register concern because I believe that the Security Council should have gone further," Barrister Hussain said in a joint press...

  • British authorities say heroin found on Islamabad-London PIA flight

    British authorities confirmed Tuesday that their Border Force officers had found a "quantity of heroin" on board a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight that landed at Heathrow Airport Monday...

    Earlier in the day, PIA spokesperson Mashhood Tajwar had confirmed that British authorities had "thoroughly searched" and detained the flight crew after they landed at Heathrow Airport...

  • Islamabad Bar Council becomes functional

    ISLAMABAD: The newly established Islamabad Bar Council (IBC) on Saturday elected Shoaib Shaheen, a senior lawyer, its vice chairman...

    The lawyers of Islamabad on May 2, 2015 elected five members of the IBC for a five-year term...

  • Council of ECO foreign ministers approves ECO Vision 2025, Islamabad Declaration 2017

    A meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO) in the federal capital on Tuesday approved the ECO Vision 2025 and Islamabad Declaration 2017 in the run-up to the 13th ECO Summit to be held tomorrow...

    The council approved the text of the ECO Vision 2025 and Islamabad Declaration recommended by senior officials of member states on the first of a two-day conference...

  • 69 killed in Nigeria petrol tanker accident: Red Cross

    LAGOS: Around 69 people were burnt to death in southeast Nigeria after a petrol tanker lost control, rammed into a busy bus station and burst into flames, the Red Cross and police said on Monday...

    Such accidents are common in Nigeria, where many major roads are riddled with potholes and lorries are often ageing and poorly maintained...

  • Blast in meat market kills 50 in Nigeria

    5 million in an insurgency to establish an Islamic caliphate in the northeast of Nigeria but appears to have lost most of the territory it seized to government counter-offensives this year...

    The speaker accused Nigeria and three adjacent states that have combined to fight the Islamist militants — Niger, Chad and Cameroon — of lying about recent military successes that they said had pushed the jihadists back into a rural pocket... ...

  • Buhari’s party makes gains in Nigeria’s regional polls

    LAGOS: Nigeria’s All Progressives Congress on Sunday made key gains in regional elections and kept power in the economic capital Lagos, strengthening its position nationwide after a historic win in the presidential vote last month...

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had controlled the presidency and a majority of Nigeria’s 36 state governments since the end of military rule in 1999...

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