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  • I’m a certified Grammar Nazi, and I couldn’t pass IELTS

    Nothing wrecks an English writer’s pride – his “unfaltering” confidence in his own pen – like being made to repeat an internationally acclaimed English language test due to an insufficient score...

    IELTS, which stands for International English Language Testing System, meticulously examines one’s language skills for the purpose of working or studying in certain English-speaking countries; notably Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom
  • Gunmen shoot vice-principal of Karachi college

    KARACHI: The vice-principal of the Jinnah Medical and Dental College's student affairs wing was shot and seriously injured on Shaheed-e-Millat Road, police said Thursday...

    Police identified the victim as American national Debra Lobo, and said she was attacked by four unidentified gunmen as she left the college premises on Shaheed-e-Millat Road...

  • Pleas against ejectment of Karachi's Islamia College building rejected

    KARACHI: The fate of thousands of students hangs in the balance as a sessions court on Tuesday dismissed an appeal of the Sindh education department against the order of a rent controller pertaining to ejectment of the Islamia College building complex...

    The Sindh education and literacy department and the management of the colleges had challenged the order of a senior civil judge/rent controller on a rent suit for ejection of the...

  • 47 govt college professors detained in Karachi; 'Red Zone' suffers massive traffic jam

    Forty-seven government college professors and lecturers were booked and detained by police after they staged a sit-in near Chief Minister’s House in Karachi on Wednesday which caused a major disruption in the flow of traffic, police officials said...

    Earlier, the ‘coordination committee for time-scale’ of the SPLA had gathered outside Karachi Press Club and held a meeting of their general body led by professor Anwar Mansoor...

  • Search for suspect after killing of man at US college

    WASHINGTON: One person was shot dead on Monday on a community college campus in the southern US state of North Carolina, and the suspected gunman was still on the run, officials said...

    The victim was an employee of Wayne Community College in the town of Goldsboro, identified as Ron Lane, who was killed in the campus library, according to college spokeswoman Tara Humphries...

  • Arms buried near Islamia College seized

    KARACHI: Police on Friday claimed to have seized weapons and ammunition disinterred from a place near a Rangers headquarters and Islamia College...

    He added that acting on a tip-off, the police recovered the weapons and ammunitions buried just opposite the college...

  • College upgrade sought

    BAHAWALPUR: The administration of Government Sadiq Egerton (SE) College, Bahawalpur, has sought university status for historic campus...

    Principal Prof Haji Wali Muhammad said the college was 130 years old and was the second oldest campus in the country...

  • India’s first transgender college principal overcomes taunts and abuse

    KOLKATA: India’s first transgender college principal says her struggle to be recognised as a “third gender” was not easy in the largely conservative country and urged the government to provide jobs for sexual minorities who often face discrimination and abuse...

    Manabi Bandyopadhyay, 50, hit the headlines last month when the professor of philosophy and Bengali was appointed principal at Krishnagar Women’s College in the eastern state...

  • Lawrence College celebrates 155th founding day

    MURREE: Lawrence College Ghora Gali held an event to mark its 155th founding day on Saturday...

    He said besides joining the armed forces, the Gallians (referred to the former students of Lawrence College) played a considerable role in the progress and development of the country...

  • Jahanzeb college students protest against Swat varsity

    MINGORA: Students of the Jahanzeb Postgraduate College, Saidu Sharif, staged rally on Saturday against the occupation of its IT block and girls hostel by the University of Swat (UoS)...

    The students started their march from the college and gathered in front of Swat Press Club...

  • Govt Degree College, Bahauddin Zakariya University triumph

    In the first match played at the Niaz Stadium, Hyderabad, Govt Degree College beat ISRA University by seven wickets...

    In reply, Govt Degree College reached the target in the 15th over for the loss of three wickets with Daniyal (58), Misbah (23) and Asif (21) batted well and never allowed the ISRA bowlers too dominate...

  • Aisha Bawany College reopens on SHC order

    KARACHI: Fortune finally smiled on around 3,000 disturbed and worried students of the Aisha Bawany Government College, which was closed down by the Aisha Bawany Trust, when an authorised official of the Sindh High Court reopened the institution and handed over its possession to its principal on Thursday...

    On the orders of a two-judge bench of the high court, SHC Nazir Karamdin Junejo along with Additional Advocate General Barrister...

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