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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...

  • 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...

    It should also refund the entire amount to the students besides awarding them the Comsats local degree, he added...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Attock Petroleum profit rises 38pc to Rs5.3bn

    KARACHI: The Attock group announced on Monday the financial results of its group companies, Attock Petroleum, Pakistan Oilfields, Attock Refinery and National Refinery...

    ATTOCK PETROLEUM LTD: The company announced a profit after tax of Rs5...

  • Attock-based political group to announce alliance with PTI today

    TAXILA: One of Attock’s most influential political groups, led by former district nazim retired Maj Tahir Sadiq, will announce on Monday that it is allying with the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), at a public meeting that will also be addressed by PTI Chairman Imran Khan...

    Corner meetings, rallies and processions have been held in every corner of Attock district’s five tehsils to muster public support and motivate the group’s...

  • BHU in Attock village incomplete even after 10 years

    TAXILA: Despite Punjab government’s tall claims about the provision of healthcare facilities to the citizens, work on the Basic Health Unit (BHU) at Jand in the district of Attock could not be completed even after 10 years...

    According to official data, former district nazim Attock Tahir Sadiq had initiated the establishment of the BHU at Dhak locality of Jand tehsil...

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