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  • CIIT pro-rector dismissed

    ISLAMABAD: The pro-rector of Comsats Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) has been terminated from service after his doctoral thesis was found to be plagiarised up to 72pc...

    The Comsats Board of Governor, which met here on Friday, terminated the services of pro-rector Haroon Rashid, as Preston University has already withdrawn his PhD degree on June 6 for plagiarism...

  • Mandela’s son-in-law visits CIIT, museum

    SAHIWAL: Prince Thumbumuzi Dlamini, son-in-law of former South African president the late Nelson Mandela, visited Comsats Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) here on Saturday afternoon...

    He was warmly received by CIIT Director Dr Zahiruddin Sheikh, academic staff and students...

  • NA passes University of Islamabad bill

    ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Wednesday passed a bill allowing establishment of University of Islamabad...

    The bill, the University of Islamabad Bill 2019, was moved by Parliamentary Secretary for Education and Professional Training, National History and Literary Heritage Wajiha Akram...

  • 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...

    Tensions were high after police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at protesting students on Wednesday from the city’s East West University after they blocked a key road...

  • Two policemen killed in explosion outside Balochistan University

    QUETTA: Two policemen were killed, and five people injured in an explosion outside the gate of Balochistan University on Tuesday afternoon, officials said...

    The minister said the explosion occurred outside the gate of Balochistan University, where security personnel were deployed, adding that the nature of the blast is not yet known...

  • 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...

  • Threats to Peshawar university triggers high alert

    PESHAWAR: The police department has cancelled leaves of its staffers deputed at the Peshawar university campus and asked them to remain on duty in view of security threats to the campus, sources say...

    Over 300 policemen deployed at the campus – which houses the University of Peshawar, University of Engineering and Technology, Agriculture University and Islamia College University – have been asked to ensure presence on duty...

  • Women’s university celebrates its 12th foundation day

    PESHAWAR: Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University Peshawar (SBBWU) observed its 12th foundation day with a resolve to provide talented girls of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa an environment where they could prove their mettle in all the fields of higher education...

    The university was decorated with pink balloons and artworks of the students as educationists, government officials and a large number of faculty and students gathered under a white...

  • Saudi university to open driving school for women

    A university in Saudi Arabia has said it will open a driving school for women, in a first for the ultra-conservative country after a ban on women driving was lifted...

    “Princess Nourah University is preparing to set up a driving school in cooperation with the relevant authorities,” the women's university said on Saturday...

  • University professor 'linked to Izhar attackers' arrested in Balochistan

    According to the official, the suspects were identified as Professor Mushtaq ? a teacher at the Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering and Management Sciences (BUITEMS) who was arrested in Quetta ? and Mufti Habibullah, who was arrested in Pishin district...

    Security officials save said it comprises highly-educated individuals, with at least two suspects identified as students of Karachi University and NED... ...

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