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  • 'Appalling' arson attack on Japanese animation studio kills at least 33

    A man shouted “die” as he doused an animation studio with fuel and set it ablaze in Japan on Thursday, public broadcaster NHK said, killing at least 33 people in the nation's worst mass murder in nearly two decades...

    Police detained a 41-year-old man who shouted “die” as he poured what appeared to be petrol around the three-storey Kyoto Animation building shortly after 10am (0100 GMT), public broadcaster NHK reported...

  • ‘Animation industry needs trained writers’

    KARACHI: Speakers at a seminar on the potential of animation in Pakistan organised by the Karachi Film Society (KFS) as part of the Pakistan Inter­national Film Festival (PiFF) 2019 have underlined the challenges that the country’s film industry is facing vis-à-vis animation...

    Asif Iqbal of Bridge Anim­ations said there are a few reasons that we don’t have a stronger ‘edge’ in film animation...

  • 32 medical colleges apply to be registered by PMDC

    ISLAMABAD: With the medical education industry already rife with criticisms and international organisations also making recommendations for improving the quality of medical education, another scandal is waiting to happen after 32 fresh applications for registering medical colleges have been received by the Ministry of National Health Services (NHS)...

    NHS Secretary Ayub Sheikh claims the ministry only has the mandate to ensure the...

  • PMDC allows medical colleges to increase fees

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) on Monday agreed in principle to increase the fee for private medical colleges subject to certain conditions...

    Colleges have been informed that fees can only be increased to no more than Rs800,000 if they ensure admissions are on merit, improve infrastructure, provide free medical education to 5pc students and submit an affidavit that they will follow the agreement...

  • A-level students can apply to medical colleges across Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) on Friday announced that A-level students can take admissions in MBBS and BDS programs across Pakistan on open merit and foreign quota, though the latter will only be for foreign nationals, those with dual nationality or overseas Pakistanis who have obtained their A-levels or an equivalent qualification from a foreign institution...

    PMDC President Prof Dr Shabir Lehri said...
  • Girls colleges in Shangla non-functional for want of teachers

    SHANGLA: The two girls degree colleges constructed two years ago in Shangla district have been non-functional for want of the sanctioned staff, complain students and activists...

    “I had to quit education after passing the intermediate level as the government has failed to provided the required staff at the two degree colleges in the district, and because I cannot afford high fees of private colleges,” Jia Ali, a student, told Dawn... ...

  • 7pc drop in foreign students enrolling at US colleges: report

    The number of new students from abroad enrolling at United States (US) universities has dropped by an average of 7 per cent at nearly 500 colleges and universities surveyed this fall, the Institute of International Education reported on Monday...

    However, the IIE said that colleges had fared better than expected this year amid concerns about the country's political climate and fear that it could drive students away...

  • Lecturers vow not to allow sell-off of govt colleges

    KOHAT: The college lecturers took out rallies in Kohat, Timergara and Lakki Marwat against the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government’s plan to privatise the government colleges and put them under the board of governors...

    The speakers said that privatization of colleges would block the opportunities of getting higher studies for the students and make the education out of the reach of poor people...

  • Cadet colleges without facilities to face action

    MURREE: Education minister Punjab Rana Mashood Ali on Friday said legal action would be taken against cadet colleges operating without proper facilities...

    It may be noted that the resort town has seen a mushroom growth of cadet colleges set up in hired buildings such as hotels...

  • Policy on admissions to medical, dental colleges finalised

    The board also took many other important decisions regarding admissions of overseas students and adjustment of additional seats being filled by the medical colleges in violation of the rules and regulations of the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC), besides issuing new schedule of entrance tests...

    The board expressed concern over the existing disparity between the number of seats approved by the Punjab government and those...

  • Governor for revisiting admission policy of medical colleges

    PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Mehtab Ahmad Khan has said the policy of admission to medical colleges should be revisited to ensure effective healthcare in the province...

    It is a fact that girls have outnumbered boys in medical colleges but majority of them don’t opt for government jobs after studies which deprive people of quality healthcare, he maintained...

  • Nursing schools being upgraded to colleges in Punjab: minister

    LAHORE: Adviser to Chief Minister on Health Khwaja Salman Rafiq has said the Punjab government is upgrading nursing schools of the province to colleges and revising their curriculum...

    University of Health Sciences Vice-Chancellor retired Maj-Gen Dr Muhammad Aslam, PGMI Principal Prof Anjum Habib Vohra, Board of Management chairman retired Ziauddin Butt, senior faculty members and retired and in-service principals of various medical...

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