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  • WB to aid Pakistan in creating new model for non-formal education

    ISLAMABAD: The World Bank will assist Pakistan in developing a new model of non-formal education that it said would combine literacy, labour market skills and life skills development for uneducated and illiterate children, youth and young adults in selected districts of Punjab and Sindh, it’s learnt...

    The government has been developing the new roadmap for the country’s education system under the new leadership since the summer of...

  • Gmail to roll out new security measures for web, mobile users

    CALIFORNIA: Google is set to introduce new security measures for its popular email service Gmail, with users being provided warnings when they receive potentially suspicious email, the tech giant said on Wednesday...

    Although users already receive notifications for messages similar to those filtered by Gmail's spam filters, the new update will give users two separate warning messages...

  • New hacks strike at heart of mobile innovations

    “Mobile devices are taking a bigger place in businesses and in our lives,” Avi Bashan of Tel Aviv based cyber defense firm Check Point SoftwareTechnologies said on Thursday at a Black Hat computer security conference in Las Vegas...

    ” Check Point has seen attacks rise during the past three years on the world’s leading mobile operating systems — Apple iOS and Google-backed Android, according to Bashan...

  • New mobile phone registration system comes into force

    ISLAMABAD: As soon as the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) implemented its new mobile phone registration system, some users complained of being unable to connect to their networks...

    “There is a message that reads that mobile network is unavailable though signals are showing...

  • New LHC bench starts proceedings on several applications in 2014 Model Town case

    A new full bench of the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday started hearing multiple petitions concerning the 2014 Model Town tragedy after a previously-constituted bench recused itself from hearing the case over "personal reasons"...

    The new bench — comprising Justice Abdul Aziz Sheikh, Justice Ameenuddin Khan, Justice Shehbaz Rizvi — said that most of the applications raise several serious questions that will need to be addressed in...

  • Five new model schools will be established

    ISLAMABAD: The Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) has decided to set up five new model schools in G-13 and G-14 to cope with growing number of students seeking admissions in model colleges’ setup...

    Now the FDE has decided to set up model schools there...

  • Can this new model enable change?

    By crowding in the private sector to better leverage capital and technical resources — in order to achieve cost and time efficiencies in delivery of public sector goods and services — infrastructure deficient developing countries are gravitating towards a public private partnership model...

    Pakistan’s corporate sector that has long been a sceptic of the government now appears inclined to partner with it for social and infrastructure...

  • Education Watch: Model colleges turn away new students

    Islamabad’s model colleges for boys and girls are not accepting more students because they are already overcrowded...

    During visits to various model colleges, which cater to first grade through to intermediate and bachelors classes, Dawn noted that only the children of well-connected and influential parents are being given admission and the majority of parents are being turned away...

  • Civic’s new model earns Honda Rs5bn before launch

    KARACHI: As many as 5,000 prospective buyers have booked Honda Civic’s tenth generation model by depositing Rs1 million each for the vehicle, translating into five billion rupees for the company so far from bookings alone...

    “Out of the total bookings, 80 per cent new Civic orders are from buyers in Punjab and northern areas,” CEO Honda Quaideen and Honda Drive In off Rashid Minhas Road, Shabbir Alibhai said while talking to Dawn... ...

  • Is there a need for a new export-oriented model?

    FINGER-POINTING at the pri­vate sector or pulling out depressed global trade figures to justify Pakistan’s weak export performance can’t absolve the government of its responsibilities...

    The factors recounted by policymakers to explain the country’s falling exports — recessionary global environment, commodity price crash — did not deter Bangladesh and Vietnam from boosting exports...

  • New Orleans termed model for disaster resilience

    UNITED NATIONS: The ‘true legacy’ of the costliest United States hurricane disaster, known as Katrina, which devastated New Orleans and claimed more than 1,800 lives, was to raise the bar for disaster risk management worldwide, a top UN official said on Friday...

    “We can learn a lot from New Orleans if we are to achieve substantial reductions in disaster losses as called for in the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction which...

  • Punjab companies' raison d’etre: Departments’ inefficiency necessitated new model

    Punjab’s 56 companies have come under the scanner of the Supreme Court as Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar recently took suo motu notice of lucrative salaries (running into millions) offered to the civil servants...

    “It was smooth sailing till 2016 and the concept of quick service delivery moved on without any further intervention,” a source said, adding that “the problem started when courts found that the companies had...

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