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    Levels Pakistan Studies Syllabus Week

  • Is syllabus a Kashmir issue?

    I HAVE recently read that the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has introduced its own syllabus...

    Then I read that ‘constitutional development’ has been added to the Punjab syllabus...

  • Matric syllabus changed two months into academic session

    ISLAMABAD: Two months after the commencement of the academic session, the Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (FBISE) has issued a revised syllabus for three subjects...

    Students will now have to wait for new books, which will disrupt their studies in the middle of the academic session...

  • Proposal to include Quran in syllabus rejected

    ISLAMABAD: The Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) on Wednesday rejected the government’s proposal to include teachings of Quran in schools syllabus...

    The members found too many lacunas in the books and said they could not be incorporated in the schools syllabus...

  • Five seminary boards to adopt FBISE syllabus

    ISLAMABAD: The Ittehad-i-Tanzeemat-i-Madaris, an umbrella organisation of five seminary boards, on Wednesday agreed to adopt the syllabus of the Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (FBISE) for matriculation and intermediate...

    The joint education adviser from the education ministry, Rafiq Tahir, confirmed that all five religious boards agreed to adopt the FBISE syllabus for matriculation and intermediate...

  • Will not accept changes to seminary syllabus, religious education system: Fazl

    RAWALPINDI: Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) leader Maulana Fazlur Rehman on Thursday reiterated that he would not accept the government’s seminary syllabus reforms, saying that the JUI-F would notlet anyone change the religious education system...

    Mr Rehman claimed the United States and the Western world were interested in making changes to the syllabus of seminaries while doling out billions of dollars...

  • Murad vows to support federal govt’s uniform syllabus plan

    KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah and Federal Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood on Thursday exchanged views on the federal government’s plan to introduce a uniform syllabus designed by the federal education ministry across the country...

    During a meeting with Mr Mahmood at CM House, the chief minister said designing of school syllabus was a provincial subject after the passage of the 18th Amendment to the...

  • Horrifying memories of APS attack impede survivors’ studies

    PESHAWAR: After one year of the horrific attack on the Army Public School (APS), Peshawar, many surviving students find it hard to concentrate on their coursework as the gory incident keeps flashing back in their minds to distract them from studies...

    “A psychiatrist has been examining me every week, but still I avoid going to noisy places like bazaars, functions, etc,” said Malik Tahir Awan...

  • TAPI gas pipeline investors to spend $200m on studies

    ASHGABAT: Share­holders of a planned gas pipeline connecting Turk­menistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India (TAPI) agreed on Thursday to invest $200 million in studies and engineering for the $10 billion project...

    “We will use these funds to carry out various studies, preliminary engineering, environmental design and various research of the route,” Turkmenistan’s Deputy Prime Minister Yagshygeldy Kakayev told reporters in the Turkmen...

  • Scientists warn plant knowledge lost as botany studies drop

    MOUNT IDA: Scientists are warning that the plant world could become a virtual mystery in the coming decades as college students increasingly shy away from studying botany and universities across the US shutter their long-standing collections of plant species...

    Since 1988, the number of research universities offering botany degrees has dropped by half, according to National Science Foundation research funding statistics
  • Underground water reserves being sucked dry: studies

    WASHINGTON: Human activity is leading to the rapid draining of about one-third of the planet’s largest underground water reserves and it is unclear how much fluid remains in them, two new studies have found...

    “What happens when a highly stressed aquifer is located in a region with socioeconomic or political tensions that can’t supplement declining water supplies fast enough?” said Alexandra Richey, the lead author on both studies... ...

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