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  • Comsats and IIU record resounding victories

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

    In the opening game of the day, Comsats prevailed over Nust by a five-wicket margin...

  • 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...

    The project was earlier included in the Pakistan Social Development Party (PSDP)...

  • 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 Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) also refused to give recognition to the CIIT’s engineering programme...

  • HEC says Comsats dual degree ‘worthless’

    ISLAMABAD: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has claimed that the Comsats Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) is charging Rs1...

    He said the commission was informed in 2013 that Comsats had started the programme and was charging £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...

    He also thanked army for providing its precious land for the Abbottabad campus of the university...

  • 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...

  • Nawaz inaugurates Greater Iqbal Park in Lahore, says park not for sit-ins

    Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday formally inaugurated the Greater Iqbal Park in Lahore and said that the park is not for sit-in as protesters are often on the look out for such venues...

    "We should also post a sign in the park that it is not a place to hold sit-ins, as protesters are often on the lookout for such venues," said the prime minister...

  • Quetta, Abbottabad, Pakistan

    PAKISTAN’S population has probably crossed 200 million as we enter 2017...

    This is because governance in Pakistan has become a way of keeping the people in the dark so that the government never has to answer for its comprehensive and ceaseless misdemeanours...

  • PML-N consolidates position in Abbottabad

    ABBOTTABAD: The Pakistan Muslim League-N regained its position in the district by getting 20 seats in the Saturday’s local body polls followed by 18 seats of the ruling PTI...

    Among other probable candidates for the district council chairman are Waqar Nabi of PTI and independent Sardar Sher Bahadar, who was president PTI Abbottabad district but was denied the poll ticket...

  • High mountain research centre to be set up in Abbottabad

    ABBOTTABAD: A high mountain research centre along with the school of environmental sciences and the school of chemical sciences will be established at the Comsats Institute of Information and Technology, Abbottabad...

    This was announced by Comsats rector Dr Juneed Zaidi while speaking as the chief guest at the 72nd convocation of CIIT Abbottabad here on Monday...

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