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  • Sahiwal Medical College barred from admissions

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has directed the University of Health Sciences to stop admissions for 2015-16 session at the Sahiwal Medical College, giving its final decision to the varsity for “closing the government college” due to shortcomings till further orders...

    The PMDC wrote to the UHS vice chancellor stating that the college failed to meet the minimum standard set by the council to ensure quality...

  • FDE accused of deliberately delaying college admissions

    ISLAMABAD: The delay by the Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) in starting third-year admissions in degree colleges provided a chance for private educational institutions to attract the students...

    After a two weeks’ delay, the FDE on Sunday announced the opening of admissions in the colleges...

  • Admissions to Sukkur medical college stopped till PMDC approval

    LARKANA: The Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Medical University (SMBBMU) has stopped the Ghulam Mohammed Mahar Medical College (GMMMC) principal from opening admissions in the MBBS courses for 2016-17 until a permission from the Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC) is obtained...

    The college in Sukkur was set to open the admissions offering more than 100 seats to the candidates who had recently passed the entry test conducted by...

  • US actress to plead guilty in college admissions scam

    NEW YORK: American actress Lori Loughlin is set to plead guilty and accept prison time over her role in a sprawling college admissions scandal, US prosecutors said on Thursday...

    “Under the plea agreements filed today, these defendants will serve prison terms reflecting their respective roles in a conspiracy to corrupt the college admissions process and which are consistent with prior sentences in this case,” said US Attorney Andrew...

  • Govt Degree College, Bahauddin Zakariya University triumph

    In the first match played at the Niaz Stadium, Hyderabad, Govt Degree College beat ISRA University by seven wickets...

    In reply, Govt Degree College reached the target in the 15th over for the loss of three wickets with Daniyal (58), Misbah (23) and Asif (21) batted well and never allowed the ISRA bowlers too dominate...

  • Degree college in Kohat without water, electricity

    KOHAT: The government degree college, Gumbat, completed at a cost of Rs140 million a year ago is still without water and electricity, which has been adversely affecting the students...

    “We are now waiting for a divine help for the provision of basic facilities in the college after getting disappointed with the Pesco, college administration, Public Health Engineering Department, and MPA Amjid Afridi, advisor to the chief minister, who...

  • Bara degree college reopens after seven years

    LANDI KOTAL: The Kohi Sher Haider Degree College in Bara was reopened on Tuesday after remaining closed for seven years owing to militancy and military operations in the region...

    Hundreds of students from different parts of Bara attended classes at the college while a large number of candidates submitted their applications for fresh admission...

  • Meeting of Senate committee witnesses heated debate over fake degree scam

    ISLAMABAD: A meeting of the Senate Standing Committee on Finance on Tuesday witnessed a heated debate over the issue of fake degree scam involving the IT firm, Axact, as some senators assailed the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) for having failed to keep a check on the activities of companies registered with it...

    The members of the committee sought replies from SECP officials about the role of the commission as...

  • Circulating copy of DG NAB Lahore's degree is fake, says bureau; releases original

    The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Saturday dismissed the circulating copy of a masters degree being associated with its director general for Lahore, Saleem Shehzad, as "fake", and released what it said was the real degree...

    The veracity of Shehzad's degree, issued by Al-Khair University from Azad Kashmir, received renewed media attention this week after it was discussed during the NAB official's appearance on a late night...

  • Lahore sizzles at 44 degree Celsius

    LAHORE: Temperatures further arose in the plain areas of the country, making Thursday as the hottest day of the current summer so far...

    “Temperatures are likely to rise also in the next few days, especially in Sindh, Punjab and Balochistan,” said a meteorologist in Lahore...

  • KU admissions policy comes under fire in Sindh Assembly

    KARACHI: The admissions policy of the University of Karachi under which the varsity gives priority to the students of the metropolis came under criticism at the Sindh Assembly on Tuesday when Pakistan Peoples Party lawmakers demanded an end to what they called a ‘quota system’ and equal opportunities for students of all Sindh districts...

    PPP lawmakers Khairunnisa Mughal and Syed Sardar Ali moved a resolution in the assembly on...

  • HEC bans 4 varsities from offering admissions

    ISLAMABAD: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has stopped four universities from giving admissions to students in any degree programme, owing to academic irregularities and mismanagement...

    These institutions include Preston Institute of Management Sciences and Technology, Karachi, Imperial College of Business Studies, Lahore, Global Institute, Lahore, and Al-Khair University, AJK...

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