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  • Visitors entering Saiful Muluk park to pay fee

    MANSEHRA: The wildlife department has imposed fee on tourists and vehicles entering the Saiful Muluk National Park in the Kaghan valley...

    “We have imposed fee on each individual, and the revenue so accrued will be spent on development of the park,” range officer Abdul Basit Khan told reporters in Kaghan valley on Sunday...

  • 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...

  • Murtaza Wahab renames Karachi's Askari Park as Kashmir Park

    KARACHI: Erstwhile Askari Park has been named as Kashmir Park by Administrator Barrister Murtaza Wahab to pay homage to the people of India-held Kashmir for their struggle for right to self-determination...

    Barrister Wahab unveiled the plaque of Kashmir Park on University Road in a ceremony held on Saturday...

  • Punjab Assembly panel for cut in entrance test weightage to 10pc

    LAHORE: The Punjab Assembly’s Special Committee has strongly recommended the provincial government to reduce weightage for entrance tests for medical and engineering colleges admission test (MCAT & ECAT) to 10 per cent – from the academic year 2018...

    It recommended that the weightage for FSc/ HSSC/ Intermediate/ equivalent examination results should be fixed at 70pc, while the matriculation and equivalent examination results should...

  • Five bombs planted near MUET entrance defused

    HYDERABAD: Personnel of Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) defused five bombs planted on a roadside near the entrance to Mehran University of Engineering and Technology (MUET), Jamshoro, early on Wednes­day morning...

    MUET Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Aslam Uqaili said the criminals placed the bombs near the entrance as they must not have found an opportunity to plant them inside the university premises because of the internal security system... ...

  • Workers block Lesco office entrance

    LAHORE: A large number of electricity workers on Monday besieged headquarters of the Lahore Electric Supply Company (Lesco) to block entry for a delegation of the Privatisation Commission and senior officers to the company...

    Traffic officials erected barricades near Paniwala Talab and Ganga Ram Hospital’s emergency ward, though the protesters made way for motorists...

  • University entrance exams monitored with drones in China

    BEIJING: Chinese students sat the annual make-or-break university entrance exams on Monday, with officials deploying drones or high-tech radio surveillance trucks at schools across the country to try and curb increasingly sophisticated cheating methods...

    The exam is the only method used to gain entry to the nation’s universities which for poorer children can mean the difference between a white-collar office job and a life as a...

  • Over 16,000 appear in UET entrance test

    PESHAWAR: A total of 16,860 candidates appeared in the entrance test for academic session 2017-18 of the University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar, on Sunday...

    The entrance test was simultaneously held at Peshawar, Abbottabad, Swat and Dera Ismail Khan which was conducted by the Educational Testing and Evaluation Agency (ETEA), according to a statement issued here...

  • ‘Doomsday’ seed vault entrance repaired after thaw of Arctic ice

    OSLO: Norway is repairing the entrance of a “doomsday” seed vault on an Arctic island after an unexpected thaw of permafrost let water into a building meant as a deep freeze to safeguard the world’s food supplies...

    The water, limited to the 15 metre (50 ft) entrance hall in the melt late last year, had no impact on millions of seeds of crops including rice, maize, potatoes and wheat that are stored more than 110 metres inside the...

  • UHS declares entrance test results

    LAHORE: The University of Health Sciences (UHS), Lahore, declared on Friday the results of entrance test 2015 for admission to medical and dental colleges of Punjab...

    A total of 46,885 candidates appeared in the entrance test held on Aug 30 and out of which 19,283 scored 60 per cent and above marks...

  • National museum entrance gate inaugurated

    KARACHI: A new portal-like entrance gate to the National Museum of Pakistan with over three-century-old inscription was inaugurated on Wednesday afternoon...

    The holy verse of Surah-i-Furqan on stone panel carving from Shah Jahan Mosque in Thatta is now part of the museum’s entrance, according to museum official M...

  • India’s deadly university entrance exams

    IN late April, a 17-year-old girl named Kriti Tripathi leaped to her death in Kota, India, shortly after passing the country’s examination for admission to the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology...

    All attended Kota’s “coaching institutes,” whose sole purpose is to prepare high school students for the IIT Joint Entrance Examination...

  • PHA to outsource security at entrance to parks

    “We have reached a consensus that since the entrance to the Gulshan-i-Iqbal Park becomes so crowded because of the parking area that exists near the main entry gate, situated at the road linking Dubai Chowk (Iqbal Town’s main boulevard) with Multan Road), we will keep it closed permanently...

    He said the Gulshan-i-Iqbal’s parking was also being shifted on the premises of the park on the design of Jilani Park...

  • UET entrance test today

    LAHORE: The combined entrance test for admission to engineering institutions of Punjab for BSc Engineering and BS Technology will begin at 10am on Sunday (today) at 13 centres across the province...

    Arrangements for holding the test were reviewed at a meeting presided over by University of Engineering and Technology (UET), Lahore, Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Fazal Ahmad Khalid on Saturday...

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