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  • University of Central Punjab, Jinnah College in Campus Cricket final

    KARACHI: Defending champions University of Central Punjab produced a power-packed performance in the semifinal to send University of Peshawar packing from the Red Bull Campus Cricket 2017 while Jinnah Degree College from Karachi recorded a resounding victory over Emerson College in the tournament’s second semi-final to set up a grand final, to be played at the DHA Sports Club (Moin Khan Academy) on Saturday...

    In the second semifinal,...

  • Royal college to conduct MRCS exams in Pakistan

    LAHORE: The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, UK is conducting the Membership of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons (MRCS) exam in Pakistan for the first time through the British Council...

    The college has also announced this year’s schedule for Pakistani candidates to apply and sit the exam in major cities, including Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad...

  • Girls at Pakistan's first female cadet college dream of being in power

    At a revolutionary school in Mardan, Durkhanay Banuri dreams of becoming military chief, once a mission impossible for girls in Pakistan...

    Thirteen-year-old Durkhanay, a student at Pakistan's first ever Girls' Cadet College, established earlier this year in the conservative northwest, brims with enthusiasm and confidence as she sketches out her life plan...

  • Punjab govt reaches out to Indian Punjab on smog issue

    LAHORE: The Punjab government has weighed in the issue of crop stubble burning, urging Indian Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh to ban the practice that is behind the pollution crisis affecting large parts of both the countries...

    Much of north India and adjoining districts of Pakistan have been enveloped by a thick haze for more than a week...

  • Punjab budget 2017-18: Punjab to raise funds from capital market

    Punjab is expected to become the first province to directly borrow Rs25 billion from domestic debt markets by selling bonds, during the next financial year...

    The provincial securities are to be issued with the help of the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) and will be classified in two categories: Punjab Treasury Bills (PTBs), and Punjab Savings and Investment Bonds (PSIBs)...

  • From Punjab to Punjab: a tribute to my grandfather

    I grew up knowing Pakistan at three levels; first, through my dadu’s narrations as his hometown; second, through the lens of diplomacy, as the arch-enemy of my homeland...

    However, after my own visit in 2012, my impression of Pakistan evolved as a blend of both and I understand now that within the two enemy states, there are two Punjabs united by a common past and pain of partition...

  • Punjab CM did not influence Pakpattan DPO's transfer: IG Punjab's report

    Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar was only acting as a mediator and did not attempt to influence the police amidst the Pakpattan controversy that eventually led to the transfer of District Police Officer (DPO) Rizwan Gondal, former Punjab Inspector General of Police (IGP) Syed Kaleem Imam told the Supreme Court in his inquiry report on Wednesday...

    Imam, in his report, further observed that the Punjab CM neither issued any written...

  • Search for suspect after killing of man at US college

    WASHINGTON: One person was shot dead on Monday on a community college campus in the southern US state of North Carolina, and the suspected gunman was still on the run, officials said...

    The victim was an employee of Wayne Community College in the town of Goldsboro, identified as Ron Lane, who was killed in the campus library, according to college spokeswoman Tara Humphries...

  • Arms buried near Islamia College seized

    KARACHI: Police on Friday claimed to have seized weapons and ammunition disinterred from a place near a Rangers headquarters and Islamia College...

    He added that acting on a tip-off, the police recovered the weapons and ammunitions buried just opposite the college...

  • College upgrade sought

    BAHAWALPUR: The administration of Government Sadiq Egerton (SE) College, Bahawalpur, has sought university status for historic campus...

    Principal Prof Haji Wali Muhammad said the college was 130 years old and was the second oldest campus in the country...

  • India’s first transgender college principal overcomes taunts and abuse

    KOLKATA: India’s first transgender college principal says her struggle to be recognised as a “third gender” was not easy in the largely conservative country and urged the government to provide jobs for sexual minorities who often face discrimination and abuse...

    Manabi Bandyopadhyay, 50, hit the headlines last month when the professor of philosophy and Bengali was appointed principal at Krishnagar Women’s College in the eastern state...

  • Lawrence College celebrates 155th founding day

    MURREE: Lawrence College Ghora Gali held an event to mark its 155th founding day on Saturday...

    Addressing to the participants of the ceremony, the GOC said education was key to progress and development of a nation and could ensure a respectable place for Pakistan among the comity of the nations...

  • Jahanzeb college students protest against Swat varsity

    MINGORA: Students of the Jahanzeb Postgraduate College, Saidu Sharif, staged rally on Saturday against the occupation of its IT block and girls hostel by the University of Swat (UoS)...

    The students started their march from the college and gathered in front of Swat Press Club...

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