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  • Biotechnology inevitable for food security

    ISLAMABAD: Singa­pore-based international organisation CropLife Asia — carrying out research and development to introduce innovations in crop protection and plant bio-technology — has suggested that Pakistan should introduce bio-technology to enhance farm production beyond self-sufficiency...

  • ‘Bold’ steps to promote biotechnology

    FEDERAL Minister for National Food Security Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan says his ministry has taken a number of ‘bold steps’ to facilitate the introduction of biotechnology in the country to meet certain challenges, including food security...

    The government, according to him, ‘endorses the positive use’ of biotechnology for public welfare...

  • Comsats and IIU record resounding victories

    ISLAMABAD: Two more matches were played in the ongoing opening round of the Red Bull Campus Cricket T20 tournament on Saturday...

    Both games were played at Islamabad’s Comsats Ground, where the hosts and International Islamic University (IIU) recorded comfortable wins over their opponents...

  • Uplift of Comsats approved; funds sought in upcoming budget

    GUJRAT: The National Assembly Standing Committee on Planning and Development has approved the uplift of Gujrat campus of Comsats Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) for which the relevant ministry, the Higher Education Commission (HEC) and the Comsats management have been asked to make arrangements for allocation of funds in the upcoming budget...

  • Following Comsats pro-rector’s removal, NTS’ future murky

    ISLAMABAD: The suspension of Comsats Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) Pro-Rector Haroon Rashid – whose doctoral thesis was found to be up to 72pc plagiarised – has stirred debate over the future of the National Testing Service (NTS), of which Mr Rashid was CEO...

    Mr Haroon was suspended by the Comsats board of governors, and asked to appear before the board on June 17 to explain his position...

  • Unrecognised program: Comsats degree Students seek award of dual degrees

    ISLAMABAD: Voicing concern over the future of around 3,000 students enrolled under the Comsats-Lancaster dual degree programme, student representatives on Wednesday demanded award of dual-degrees as per commitment to the students...

    Addressing a press conference here at the National Press Club, Central Secretary General, Anjuman Tulba Islam (ATI), Rehan Tahir and Syed Waqar Shah said that around 3,000 students were enrolled in...

  • HEC agrees to accept Comsats’ dual degrees

    ISLAMABAD: The controversy over the dual degree programme of Comsats Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) ended on Thursday after the Higher Education Commission (HEC) consented to accept its degrees...

    The fee of the dual degree programme was £2,000 per student...

  • Students awarded degrees at Comsats convocation

    ABBOTTABAD: The Comsats Institute of Information Technology, Abbottabad, which is currently ranked among the top 10 universities of Pakistan, had set a target to enter into the club of top 500 universities of the world, said Dr Syed Mohammad Junaid Zaidi, the institute’s rector, on Monday...

    The rector said in 2015, 1,200 research papers were published by students of Comsats throughout its seven campuses, and this year a target of...

  • Over 570 Comsats graduates get degrees

    ABBOTTABAD: About 578 graduates including PhD scholars were awarded degrees during the first convocation of Comsats University Abbottabad on Monday...

    Dr Arshad said that currently concepts like “adopt a student”, “adopt a family”, and “adopt a village” were being introduced for long term rehabilitation of flood victims...

  • PAC body directs action against former Comsats rector

    ISLAMABAD: A parliamentary committee on Monday directed the authorities to take action against the former rector of Comsats University, who was reemployed at the end of his tenure, for offering dual-degree programmes without approval from the Higher Education Commission (HEC)...

    A six-member subcommittee of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), which met at Parliament House for a session convened by Senator Sherry Rehman, was informed...

  • Student in Multan accuses professor, fellow student of raping her

    A female student from Bahahuddin Zakria University on Wednesday levelled allegations of sexual abuse against her professor and a fellow student, DawnNews reportedThe girl approached police along with her father and informed that she had reported her ordeal to the vice-chancellor of the university a year ago when the incident happened, but the administration failed to take any action against the accused...

  • Student detained for links with TTP after campus violence

    LAHORE: With the Punjab University suspending 29 students from various departments for their alleged involvement in violence on its campus last month, the intelligence agencies have taken into custody a student for his “links with the banned Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP)”...

    Attique Afridi, a student of the university’s Hailey College of Commerce, allegedly tortured a fellow student over a minor issue on Friday...

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