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  • Urdu translation of Hamza Alavi’s essays launched

    KARACHI: Speakers at the launch of a book discussing the effects of religion and secularism in making of Pakistan on Sunday said it raised certain basic questions involving the country carved out of the British India 70 years ago and the state that was still fluid to answer those critical issues...

    “This book has raised the core questions about Pakistan and its state, which are yet to be answered,” said Dr Riaz Shaikh, who compiled...

  • Scholar launches book of essays

    Titled ‘Da Intezar Akhiri Lamha,’ the book is a collection of the writer’s essays...

    The speakers praised Fazal Mehmood Rokhan for his valuable literary work and said there should be more and more prose writings in Pashto language...

  • In fashion: The fashion week jungle

    Great fashion, in essence, needs to be more than just a race to the top...

    It is true that the business of fashion can only be viable if it generates revenue but does financial success signify the death of creativity?It is a question that perpetually sprang to mind during Fashion Pakistan Week’s (FPW) Winter/Festive ’15...

  • In fashion: Five reasons to celebrate Pakistani fashion (in Dubai)

    It was all played out at the Madinat Arena Ballroom with a fashion installation featuring innovative techniques of display and lighting to further accentuate the cuts and structure...

    While the Dubai exhibition remains a far cry from similar attempts in Pakistan and no parallels can be drawn between both, Pakistan did manage to stand out head and shoulders above the rest of the competition in terms of sheer ingenuity in design,...

  • In fashion: The way we ‘fashion week’

    The bridal power gameWhile its fashion standards may fluctuate, BCW is at the top of its game in many other ways...

    It is a perpetual highlight on the network’s channels, taking up prime-time spots during Eid and weekends, reaching out within Pakistan as well as to a well-dispersed Urdu-speaking audience around the globe...

  • ‘US offering students scholarships to help Pakistan’

    KARACHI: The US consul general in Karachi, Brian Heath, on Thursday said his government’s key focus to help Pakistan was on education for which the United States was providing opportunities to Pakistani graduates extensively...

    Speaking to students and faculty members of the Sindh Madressatul Islam University (SMIU) during his visit to the campus, Mr Heath said that the US offered huge opportunities to Pakistani students to get...

  • Broken dreams: Pakistan tennis players target US scholarships

    For these young Pakistanis, taking up tennis has a more practical application — as a ticket to a top US university on a sports scholarship...

    In a 36-year coaching career Khan, still a striking, athletic figure at 65, has produced dozens of players who have played on the pro tour and in satellite events and represented Pakistan at the Davis and Fed cups...

  • Why can't the music industry be reinvented like the drama industry, asks Xulfi

    Over the span of the last one decade, Zulfiqar Jabbar Khan aka Xulfi remains to be one of the most vibrant and influential musicians of the current wave in Pakistan...

    However, the man who was behind popular bands like Fawad Khan-famed 'EP', Junaid Khan's 'Call' and saw their glory days is not very hopeful about the music scene until and unless it is recognised as a separate industry...

  • Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry for new SOPs for industry to avoid fanaticism, violence

    GUJRAT: The business fraternity of Sialkot has decided to formulate new standard operating procedures (SOPs) for production operations in factories to avoid tragic incident like lynching of a Lankan factory manager in future...

    Moreover, the export-based companies having foreign nationals among their staff have also been asked to take special security measures for the foreigners, besides training security guards to cope with any such...

  • HEC awards more scholarships to Afghan students

    LAHORE: Around 3,000 more Afghan students will pursue their higher education in different universities of Pakistan under Allama Muhammad Iqbal Scholarship Programme funded by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) over a period of five years...

    The is the second batch of Afghan students selected under the HEC merit-based scholarship for the Afghan students in various fields including medicine, engineering, agriculture, management,...

  • PEEF distributes 0.1 million scholarships

    LAHORE: The Punjab Educational Endowment Fund (PEEF) has so far distributed as many as 100,000 scholarships among the talented but needy students purely on merit...

    Dr Saqib said the PU students obtained the biggest share in the PEEF financial assistance as 1,825 scholarships worth Rs200 million had been distributed among shining students...

  • Education scholarships

    THE Aghaz-i-Haqooq-i-Balochistan overseas scholarships, recently announced by the Higher Education Commission, are a golden opportunity for the students of backward areas of the province to continue their higher education...

    The last date for the submission of its form is June 10, but, sadly, many students whose last semester examinations are in progress or are about to start in universities of Islamabad cannot apply for the...

  • Scholarships: age limit

    The HEC has an age limit of 35 years for indigenous as well as for foreign MS/PhD scholarships...

    The HEC is perhaps oblivious of the famous slogan ‘Education for all’, which means there be no gender, racial or age biases in the way of education...

  • 49,000 Fata students get scholarships every year

    During a ceremony held here to distribute laptops among students from tribal agencies with KP Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra in the chair, the secretary also said 2,000 students from tribal areas were getting free education in various institutions under the patronage of the 11 Corps of the Pakistan Army...

    Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra said he was sure that availability of all such scholarships to the respective students would be based on...

  • China urged to provide scholarships to Balochistan students

    Quetta: Speakers at a seminar held at the University of Balochistan on Thursday urged the Chinese government and other stakeholders to provide scholarships to students in the province to enable them to get higher education in Chinese universities...

    They stressed the need for promoting education and knowledge, particularly in the fields of science and information technology...

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