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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...

    It is difficult for most of us today to perceive the intricate formal patterns of this music because we are unaccustomed to such imperial music, but it does reflect something of the grace and...

  • 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...

    Modern European imperialism traced its legitimacy not only in its ideology of the civilising nations but also to the past
  • 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...

  • Imperial losers

    Not that democracy fared any better, used as a gold star for whatever suited the imperial consensus at the time: democrats that made the cut would include sectarian militias (Iraq), narco-states (Karzai’s Afghanistan), and even the commando president, Pervez Musharraf...

    Twenty years later, Pakistan must have clarity: that when it comes to militancy, military rule, and the imperial agenda today, there is little to be gained, and so...

  • Imperial losers

    Not that democracy fared any better, used as a gold star for whatever suited the imperial consensus at the time: democrats that made the cut would include sectarian militias (Iraq), narco-states (Karzai’s Afghanistan), and even the commando president, Pervez Musharraf...

    Twenty years later, Pakistan must have clarity: that when it comes to militancy, military rule, and the imperial agenda today, there is little to be gained, and so...

  • Russia ‘one of last imperial colonial powers’, says Macron

    COTONOU: French President Emmanuel Macron, on a visit to Benin on Wednesday, branded Russia “one of the last imperial colonial powers” for its invasion of Ukraine...

    Delivering the broadside at a news conference with Benin President Patrice Talon, Macron said “Russia is one of the last imperial colonial powers”, because it had decided to “invade a neighbouring country to defend its interests”...

  • PMDC allowed to implement 2016 admission policy

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Friday disposed of a set of petitions filed by private medical colleges and students allowing the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) to implement its 2016 admission regulations for medical and dental colleges for new admissions...

    Previously, the court had suspended the regulations when the PMDC was going to implement them retrospectively on the admissions held in 2016...

  • A sorry state of affairs: No new admission to Sahiwal University

    SAHIWAL: No student was enrolled by the University of Sahiwal (UOS) in any of the eight disciplines being offered under its four-year BS or master’s programmes because of plethora of issues the varsity was mired in...

    According to varsity sources who wished not to be named, the main issues plaguing it included absence of a permanent VC, registrar, examination controller and senior faculty, non-availability of funds, dysfunctional...

  • Karachi University without research grant since 2016

    KARACHI: Not a single penny has been allocated for research at Karachi University (KU) since 2016, a situation that has seriously compromised the quality of education on campus especially for students pursuing science subjects, it emerged on Friday...

    Speaking to Dawn, senior KU teachers criticised the university administration for what they described as “misplaced priorities” and poor financial management...

  • Decentralised admission process to facilitate medical students in KP

    PESHAWAR: The ongoing efforts for decentralisation of the admission process are helping in early start of academic session in the public sector medical and dental colleges of the province, according to officials...

    “For the first time in the history of medical education, we have started decentralising the admission process, much to the convenience of the students,” Prof Mushtaq Ahmad Marwat, associate dean undergraduate studies at the...

  • Thousands take entry test for admission on SU campuses

    HYDERABAD: A total of 21,075 candidates appeared in pre-entry test for admission to bachelor’s degree programme in various disciplines at the University of Sindh main campus in Jams­horo and other campuses in Badin, Mirpurkhas, Dadu, Th­a­­tta and Larkana on Sunday...

    According to the breakup, 19,789 candidates, including 15,368 boys and 4,421 girls, sat the test at the main campus, 249 in Laar campus in Badin, 465 in Shaheed...

  • FMDC admission issue to be resolved

    ISLAMABAD: Protest by 100 students, who were denied admission in the Federal Medical and Dental College (FMDC) despite figuring on the merit list, bore fruit as Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) on Wednesday decided to resolve the issue immediately...

    They claimed they had cleared the admission test and figured on merit list circulated on April 22...

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