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  • Trump administration suspends US educational programs for migrant children

    The Trump administration is suspending educational, legal and recreational programs for migrant children in its custody, saying an influx of children crossing the border without a parent or legal guardian was putting a “tremendous strain” on the resources of the agency tasked with housing them...

    On May 30, HHS official Mark Boss sent an email to providers in ORR's network of shelters informing them costs budgeted for educational and...

  • Student leader's arrest leads to protest at India university

    Kanhaiya Kumar was arrested Friday, days after a demonstration was held at Jawaharlal Nehru University to mark the anniversary of the 2013 execution of Afzal Guru, a Kashmiri man convicted of an attack on India's Parliament...

    Over the weekend thousands of students and teachers from several universities and colleges across India held protest rallies at the university...

  • Punjab University student picked up by 'unidentified men' in Lahore, says family

    A Punjab University student Mohsin Abdali, who was completing his MPhil in Agricultural Sciences at the university, was allegedly picked up by "unidentified men" in Lahore early on Thursday morning...

    The Progressive Students' Collective also issued a statement about the incident and said that at 4am, men in plain clothes broke into Abdali's house in the Shalimar area in Lahore...

  • Government College University VC in Lahore orders probe into sexual harassment case

    LAHORE: Following a sexual harassment complaint made on behalf of a student against a teacher of Physics Department of the Government College University, Lahore, the vice chancellor ordered an inquiry into the matter on Sunday...

    Meanwhile, the vice chancellor Prof Zaidi also received complaints about a faculty member of the university making inappropriate calls and messages to a female student and ordered an inquiry into the...

  • Portfolio: Lahore Lahore hai

    Depicting Lahore in images is an old practice and its early patterns could be found in the miniature paintings of the Mughal era...

    Lahore, being the cultural hub, played a vital role in the arts, literature and culture in the mid-20th century; especially, visual art was inspired by the rich panoramic beauty of the walled city and life around its 13 gates, so an exclusive genre of cityscape came into existence, as early as the...

  • Search for good SHOs leads nowhere

    RAWALPINDI: Efforts by the inspector general of police Punjab to appoint hardworking and reputed inspectors as the station house officers across the province after getting their clearance from intelligence agencies did not produce the desired results as all the chosen officials were found involved in corruption and malpractices...

    Presiding over a meeting, Mushtaq Ahmed Sukhera, the IGP, expressed concern over the development
  • Herath leads Lanka to series sweep over West Indies

    COLOMBO: Rangana Herath picked up four wickets while spin partner Milinda Siriwardana took three as Sri Lanka defeated West Indies by 72 runs on the fifth day of the second and final Test on Monday to win the series 2-0...

    West Indies, who lost the first test in Galle by an innings and six runs, were all out for 171 in the second session as their wait for a first win in the format in Sri Lanka continues
  • UN leads world response to help quake-hit regions

    ISLAMABAD: The United Nations on Monday led the international response to the massive Badakhshan earthquake by offering help in providing relief to the victims of the massive earthquake in Pakistan...

    The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in Pakistan in a media statement said: “The United Nations and its humanitarian partners stand ready to support the government’s ongoing relief effort for the people affected by the...
  • Khawaja leads Aussies to victory over Bangladesh

    BANGALORE: Usman Khawaja hit a quick-fire half-century to help Australia to a thrilling three-wicket victory against Bangladesh in their World Twenty20 clash in Bangalore on Monday...

    The left-handed opener smashed 58 off 45 balls as Australia successfully chased down Bangladesh's total of 156 for five
  • Khawaja leads Aussies to victory

    BANGALORE: Usman Khawaja hit a quick-fire half-century to help Australia to a thrilling three-wicket victory against Bangladesh in their World Twenty20 clash here on Monday...

    The left-handed opener smashed 58 off 45 balls as Australia successfully chased down Bangladesh’s total of 156 for five
  • Beaumont leads whitewash of Pakistan women

    KARACHI: Inspired by another Tammy Beaumont century, England women condemned their Pakistan counterparts to a third straight defeat to complete 3-0 whitewash of the One-day International series on Monday...

    Having already sealed the rubber with equally emphatic victories in the first two one-dayers, England put up another ruthless performance in Taunton
  • Selective implementation of SDGs leads to ambiguous report card

    3Aart De Geus, Chairman, Bertelsmann Stiftung, who released the report in Hamburg — coinciding with the July 7 G20 summit — warned that the recent surge in populism and unilateralism leads to 1930 than to fulfilling the 2030 Agenda...

    Another report reflecting India’s relatively poor track record vis a vis the UN’s SDGs, was brought out earlier this month by the Global Burden of Disease, which is based out of the Institute for Health...

  • Islamabad leads districts in implementing tobacco control law

    ISLAMABAD: Out of the 10 model districts selected to assess the implementation of the Protection of Non-Smokers Health Ordinance 2002, the Islamabad capital territory (ICT) leads the way, according to statistics collected by the federal ministry of national health services and regulations...

    Other districts where the implementation of the ordinance was scrutinised included Gujranwala, where 110 cases were registered against the...

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