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    General Knowledge About Pakistan 2015 14

  • Minister proposes US-Pakistan knowledge corridor

    ISLAMABAD: Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal has proposed what he has termed US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor to boost cooperation between the two countries in education sector...

    “If I have to choose one thing that I may borrow from the US, I will definitely go for its university system,” Mr Iqbal said on Wednesday at the inaugural meeting of the Education, Science and Technology Working Group, set up under the...

  • Knowledge, power and Pakistan

    In February 2015, the Somaliland Journal of African Studies was launched as a means to further academic inquiry and knowledge about Somalia...

    The inaugural issue, however, did not contain a single essay about Somalia; it focused instead on Kenya, South Africa and Sierra Leone...

  • Pakistan had no prior knowledge of Bin Laden, US raid: Foreign Office

    ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office on Thursday issued a strong denial of the claims made by American investigative journalist Seymour Hersh, who wrote that Pakistan had prior knowledge of the US raid that took Osama bin Laden out in Abbottabad...

    "Pakistan also did not know about presence of Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad," said Foreign Office spokesman Qazi Khalilullah during a news briefing at FO in Islamabad...

  • China, Pakistan working on ‘health, knowledge corridor’

    ISLAMABAD: After China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), China and Pakistan are making efforts to build ‘health and knowledge corridor’ to bring revolutionary changes in the health sector...

    The health experts of Pakistan visited China last week to discuss Pakistan’s health issues and next month a delegation from China will visit Pakistan to finalise the agreement regarding health corridor...

  • Las Vegas shooter's girlfriend denies knowledge of planned carnage

    Lombardo said the scale of the preparations for the attack ? including the weapons, ammunition and electronics he stockpiled ? raise questions about Paddock potentially having had an accomplice, but none has been identified...

    Trump largely stuck to a talking point repeated by dozens upon dozens of Republican officials: "Well, we're not going to talk about that today...

  • ‘Muslims weakness due to lack of knowledge’

    LAHORE: Punjab University Vice Chancellor Mujahid Kamran says the Muslims have made almost no contribution to the creation of scientific knowledge during the past few centuries which is the major reason for their weakness against the onslaught of knowledgeable nations...

    “Pakistan’s GDP is around $200 to 225 billion and we are spending less than 2pc on education and 0...

  • Body of knowledge

    Modern cricket has changed and Pakistan has surely lagged behind due to ineptness, resistance to change and because of employment of unqualified people training players...

    Impact on the hard grounds resulting in bone trauma rarely could predispose players to osteogenic carcinomas (bone cancers) examples include Aamir Bashir (former Pakistan player), Barkatullah, a top first class cricketer in the 1980s and 1990s and Qazi Mohib,...

  • Women ‘lacked knowledge’ of polling process

    PESHAWAR: A number of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa women, who turned up at polling stations to exercise their right to vote during the local body elections on Saturday, seemed to lack knowledge of the polling process...

    Women rights groups, which had complained about the barring of women from voting, also kept a close watch on the situation and identified some areas, where women didn’t vote...

  • Governor for acquiring contemporary knowledge for success

    SWABI: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Sardar Mahtab Ahmad Khan said on Tuesday that the secret of success in the highly competitive 21st century lied in acquiring, accumulating, sharing and implementing contemporary knowledge...

    Mahtab Khan said implementation of the WTO regime posed great challenges to developing countries like Pakistan...

  • CM orders body on Knowledge Park

    LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has ordered setting up of a sub-committee with regard to Knowledge Park...

    The instruction was issued here on Sunday during a meeting on Knowledge Park, a project to be set up in the provincial metropolis comprising campuses of prominent local and foreign educational institutions...

  • Knowledge lost

    BESIDES the Quranic verses laying strong emphasis on acquiring knowledge, the Holy Prophet (PBUH) said, “Acquire knowledge from cradle to grave”...

    In another hadith, he underlined the importance of knowledge by declaring it fard (obligatory) on every Muslim man and woman...

  • Missing knowledge

    The only distinguishing feature of man is his ability to choose between right and wrong, based on his intuitive and deductive knowledge...

    God has provided man with basic understanding and tools to access knowledge...

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