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  • IBA Karachi, Shanghai University to collaboratively offer finance program

    The Institute of Business Administration (IBA) on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Shanghai University China, agreeing to collaboratively offer a Master of Finance program between the universities in Karachi and China, a notification posted on IBA's website said...

    Dr Iqbal was accompanied to Shanghai by Dr Nasir Afghan, Assistant Professor and Director MBA Program at IBA...

  • Unrecognised program: Comsats degree Students seek award of dual degrees

    ISLAMABAD: Voicing concern over the future of around 3,000 students enrolled under the Comsats-Lancaster dual degree programme, student representatives on Wednesday demanded award of dual-degrees as per commitment to the students...

    Addressing a press conference here at the National Press Club, Central Secretary General, Anjuman Tulba Islam (ATI), Rehan Tahir and Syed Waqar Shah said that around 3,000 students were enrolled in Comsats’...
  • IAAF clears Paula Radcliffe, defends its blood testing program

    MONACO: Women's world marathon record holder Paula Radcliffe was “hounded remorselessly” over doping allegations that proved wrong, world athletics' governing body said Friday...

    “The circumstances in which Ms Radcliffe came to be publicly accused are truly shocking,” the IAAF said as it used the British runner's case to defend its own handling of accusations of widespread doping
  • India's government restores funding for HIV-AIDS program

    NEW DELHI: India's federal government says it will restore funding to the country's HIV-AIDS program months after it cut its contribution and asked regional governments to fill in the gaps...

    Nadda said late Tuesday the government was committed to combatting HIV-AIDS and that the federal government would resume fully funding India's National AIDS Control Program...

  • US rebel training program 'nuts,' ex-Pentagon chief says

    WASHINGTON: A doomed US plan now on hold to train Syrian rebel fighters outside the country to fight the Islamic State was "nuts," former defense secretary Robert Gates said...

    President Barack Obama's administration has suspended its $500 million train and equip effort in the latest embarrassment concerning a Syria strategy that has stumbled from one setback to the next
  • Obama hits out as Republicans seek to halt Syria refugee program

    "His comments came as House Speaker Paul Ryan called for a "pause" in the Syrian resettlement scheme, joining more than half of state governors urging Obama to suspend the program and fully review the vetting process to ensure that would-be attackers do not slip into the country as refugees...

    "Some Democrats shared similar views, including senior Senator Chuck Schumer who acknowledged it might be "necessary" to pause the program amid...

  • NASA program to track greenhouse gas canceled by Trump admin

    A NASA program that cost $10 million per year to track carbon and methane, key greenhouse gases that contribute to global warming, has been cancelled, a US space agency spokesman said on Thursday...

    The end of the program — called the Carbon Monitoring System (CMS) — which tracked sources and sinks for carbon and made high-resolution models of the planet's flows of carbon — was first reported by the journal Science...

  • US State Dept approves proposed $125m support program for Pakistan’s F-16s

    “The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) to Pakistan for Technical Security Team (TST) in continued support of the F-16 program for an estimated cost of $125 million,” said an official announcement released on Friday evening...

    The request also includes other related elements of logistics support to assist in the oversight of operations in support of the Pakistan Peace Drive...

  • Cold wave in Karachi likely to intensify by evening today

    KARACHI: The city’s temperature may drop to six or seven degrees Celsius in the evening today (Tuesday) as the Siberian winds would start getting more intense, a Meteorological department spokesperson stated on Monday...

    Humidity in the morning and evening was 77 per cent and 32pc, respectively...

  • An evening with Asad Mohammad Khan

    KARACHI: It is heartening to note that Urdu literary gatherings are now going beyond the domain of the Karachi Arts Council and Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu and being organised by academic institutions in the city...

    Beginning the conversation Dr Asif Farrukhi gave a brief overview of Asad sahib’s literary achievements adding how his family came to Karachi from Bhopal...

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