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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...

  • 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...

  • Absence of key functionaries in Comsats raises eyebrows

    ISLAMABAD: One of the leading public sector universities of the capital, Comsats has been operating without key functionaries and their absence has been affecting the quality of education and governance...

    Comsats University Islamabad (CUI), which became a full-fledged university in 2018 from an institute, is being run without a pro-rector and a registrar while appointment of the current treasurer has also been questioned...

  • ATF coach to train Pakistan juniors at Wah

    ISLAMABAD: Foreign coach Khansaman Pracharapol will train Pakistani Junior tennis players in a 14-day training camp, says secretary Pakistan Tennis Federation...

    The Secretary PTF Khalid Rehmani said that qualified coach Khansaman has been assigned by Asian Tennis Federation (ATF) to impart high quality training and modern playing techniques to Pakistani Junior players, besides teaching latest coaching methods to the Pakistan...

  • Wah, Sanjwal, Havelian to be part of ‘safe city’ project, Senate body told

    TAXILA: The Pakistan Ordnance Factories (POF) complexes in Wah, Havelian and Sanjwal will be converted into “safe cities”, the Senate Standing Committee on Defence Production was informed on Friday...

    “Profit earned by POF subsidiaries during the financial year 2016-17 including Wah Nobel Group of Companies made a profit of Rs1,264m, Wah Industries Ltd Rs609m, Wah Brass Mills Rs404m and Hi-Tech Plastics Rs22m hence the total profit...

  • IS graffiti appears in Wah

    RAWALPINDI: Five days after the flag of militant Islamic State (IS) group was seen in Islam­abad and a day after chalking of a local banned sectarian outfit cropped up on electric poles in the strictly guarded Pakistan Ordi­nance Factory area of Wah, graffiti of ‘Daesh’ — Arabic acronym for the IS — was noticed on a traffic signboard in the Wah area on Friday, police sources said...

    On Thursday chalking of the proscribed...

  • PTI wins in Taxila, Wah with low margin of votes

    TAXILA: Though the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) won both the seats in the Taxila Cantonment and bagged six of the 10 seats in Wah, the margin of votes its winning candidates bagged was very low against the runner-ups of the PML-N...

    In the Wah Cantonment, the trend remained the same...

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