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  • Capital gets a taste of Japanese imperial court music

    Gagaku, literally translating to ‘elegant music’ is a centuries old Japanese classical music that has been performed by the musicians of the Japanese Imperial Household at the Imperial Court in Kyoto and at various holy shrines and temples...

    The Togi family is one of the few noble families who have safeguarded the musical tradition of Gagaku for 1,300 years...

  • Past present: Imperial intent

    Whether old or new, imperialism will always find some moral justification for its expansion, occupation, loot and plunder and enslaving of defeated people...

    They pointed out that the Romans built aqueducts, improved the irrigation system, set up factories for pressing olive oil and laid down the foundation of cities and maintained law and order...

  • No tears for Mao: 1976 death an imperial fall

    BEIJING: The death of Communist China’s founding father Mao Zedong 40 years ago this week was akin to the demise of an emperor and helped pave the way for the modern nation, says one of the few Westerners in Beijing at the time...

    The end of Mao’s rule — which saw the death of tens of millions from persecution or starvation — opened the way for massive economic reforms that would lift vast numbers out of poverty and end decades of...

  • Japan’s Imperial Palace easier to visit

    TOKYO: The Imperial Palace in Tokyo can now be visited without reservations, as more facilities related to the Imperial family, including the Kyoto Imperial Palace, are being opened to the public and made easier to access starting in this fiscal year...

    The opening up of Imperial facilities is partly aimed at attracting foreign tourists, the number of which is expected to further increase ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic...

  • Chief justice takes notice of exorbitant medical college fees

    Over the years, private medical colleges have increased fees by introducing a number of new charges, and are also accused of taking donations from students at the time of admissions...

    The fee was increased to Rs642,000 in 2013 but a number of promises private medical colleges had made- such as providing free treatment on 50pc of the beds in attached hospitals and some facilities for students- were not met...

  • Students protest in Dhaka against tax on university fees

    DHAKA: Thousands of students staged street protests in the Bangladeshi capital for a second straight day on Thursday against a tax on university fees which they say discriminates against private higher education...

    5 per cent value added tax slapped recently on fees for private universities where thousands of Bangladeshi students are enrolled, but not those for public institutions...

  • 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...

  • Chief justice takes notice of 'exorbitant' fees levied on applicants for govt jobs

    Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Friday took notice of an application filed by a university student pertaining to the high fees liable to be paid by applicants for job vacancies, according to a statement issued from the public relations department of the Supreme Court...

    In the application, the university student had complained that the fee required to apply for many positions was too high for those who are unemployed... ...

  • Parents feel the heat of summer fees

    SAHIWAL: Parents have complained that private schools are collecting tuition fee for summer vacation months -- June to August -- from them in violation the Punjab education secretary school’s order that fee be collected month to month...

    Ali, of Farid Town, said his two sons were enrolled in a private school of the locality and “it is hard for me and many of mine friends to deposit three-month fee in the first week of June”...

  • Reduced varsity fees

    It is not possible for any underdeveloped country to move forward on the path of development without decreasing semester fees to some extent, particularly for students of public-sector universities...

    To achieve these goals, it is imperative for Pakistan to broaden the base of higher education by helping students from low-income families to acquire university education...

  • High school fees

    APROPOS of Faisal Bari’s article ‘Anti-competitive practices’ (April 24), it is unfortunate that parents are willing to pay high fees but never ask the authorities to justify the high charges...

  • School fees

    THIS is apropos Yasmeen Hyder’s letter ‘School fees’ (May 7)...

    In fact, the wrong plea by these high-profile schools for charging hefty fee even for summer vacations on account of payment of salaries to their faculty and staff for vacations is unjustified...

  • School fees

    IT is a matter of concern that private schools all over the country charge fees for summer vacations...

    This is a matter of concern for inflation-stricken parents...

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