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  • Pakistan’s wild-card entrants announced for Rio Games

    ISLAMABAD: Two London-based swimmers Lianna Swan and Harris Bandey apart from five other athletes will represent Pakistan in the Rio Games...

    The two swimmers, as per the Pakistan Swimming Federation (PSF), have been selected purely on merit with their performance in the 16th World Championship held in Kazan, Russia, which was also an Olympic qualification round, being in the spotlight for their selection...

  • Students protest in Dhaka against tax on university fees

    DHAKA: Thousands of students staged street protests in the Bangladeshi capital for a second straight day on Thursday against a tax on university fees which they say discriminates against private higher education...

    5 per cent value added tax slapped recently on fees for private universities where thousands of Bangladeshi students are enrolled, but not those for public institutions...

  • PMDC allows medical colleges to increase fees

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) on Monday agreed in principle to increase the fee for private medical colleges subject to certain conditions...

    Colleges have been informed that fees can only be increased to no more than Rs800,000 if they ensure admissions are on merit, improve infrastructure, provide free medical education to 5pc students and submit an affidavit that they will follow the agreement...

  • Chief justice takes notice of 'exorbitant' fees levied on applicants for govt jobs

    Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Friday took notice of an application filed by a university student pertaining to the high fees liable to be paid by applicants for job vacancies, according to a statement issued from the public relations department of the Supreme Court...

    On the directions of the chief justice, the government on Friday issued instructions to all ministries and their divisions to cover 50 per cent of the...

  • Parents feel the heat of summer fees

    SAHIWAL: Parents have complained that private schools are collecting tuition fee for summer vacation months -- June to August -- from them in violation the Punjab education secretary school’s order that fee be collected month to month...

    As there is no regulatory body to check such violations, parents say they have to face this situation every year
  • Reduced varsity fees

    It is not possible for any underdeveloped country to move forward on the path of development without decreasing semester fees to some extent, particularly for students of public-sector universities...

    To achieve these goals, it is imperative for Pakistan to broaden the base of higher education by helping students from low-income families to acquire university education...

  • High school fees

    APROPOS of Faisal Bari’s article ‘Anti-competitive practices’ (April 24), it is unfortunate that parents are willing to pay high fees but never ask the authorities to justify the high charges...

  • School fees

    IT is a matter of concern that private schools all over the country charge fees for summer vacations...

    The schools have started collecting in advance fees for June and July, with no regulatory check in operation...

  • Fall of the roaming empire: EU scraps mobile travel fees

    BRUSSELS: The EU rang in the end of roaming charges for Europeans using mobile phones within the 28-nation bloc on Thursday in what under-pressure Brussels hailed as one of its greatest successes...

    A decade in the making, the move comes in time for the summer holidays when millions of Europeans will be on the move, and is a public relations coup at a time when the bloc is under fire over Brexit and other problems
  • MPs find fault with new fees and treatment of VIPs at airports

    ISLAMABAD: A parliamentary committee upbraided the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) on Thursday for increasing its fees at airports in the country when even privileged passengers find the facilities lacking in standard...

    While discussing the new fees of Rs1,000 and Rs300 charged respectively from international and domestic passengers, the National Assembly Standing Committee on Cabinet Secretariat noted the discomfort that business...

  • Fed up with exorbitant fees, parents take on private schools

    ISLAMABAD: Parents of students from some of the capital’s top private schools gathered to protest an inordinate increase in fees and called upon the authorities to devise a mechanism to maintain a check and balance on private institutions and streamline their fee structures...

    The demonstrators claimed that the school administration thought of parents as “ATM machines”, charging them exorbitant fees at will...

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