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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...

  • Students protest in Dhaka against tax on university fees

    DHAKA: Thousands of students staged street protests in the Bangladeshi capital for a second straight day on Thursday against a tax on university fees which they say discriminates against private higher education...

    5 per cent value added tax slapped recently on fees for private universities where thousands of Bangladeshi students are enrolled, but not those for public institutions...

  • PMDC allows medical colleges to increase fees

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) on Monday agreed in principle to increase the fee for private medical colleges subject to certain conditions...

    Colleges have been informed that fees can only be increased to no more than Rs800,000 if they ensure admissions are on merit, improve infrastructure, provide free medical education to 5pc students and submit an affidavit that they will follow the agreement...

  • Chief justice takes notice of 'exorbitant' fees levied on applicants for govt jobs

    Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Friday took notice of an application filed by a university student pertaining to the high fees liable to be paid by applicants for job vacancies, according to a statement issued from the public relations department of the Supreme Court...

    On the directions of the chief justice, the government on Friday issued instructions to all ministries and their divisions to cover 50 per cent of the...

  • Parents feel the heat of summer fees

    SAHIWAL: Parents have complained that private schools are collecting tuition fee for summer vacation months -- June to August -- from them in violation the Punjab education secretary school’s order that fee be collected month to month...

    As there is no regulatory body to check such violations, parents say they have to face this situation every year
  • Reduced varsity fees

    It is not possible for any underdeveloped country to move forward on the path of development without decreasing semester fees to some extent, particularly for students of public-sector universities...

  • High school fees

    APROPOS of Faisal Bari’s article ‘Anti-competitive practices’ (April 24), it is unfortunate that parents are willing to pay high fees but never ask the authorities to justify the high charges...

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