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  • Germany says virus vaccine research not for sale

    Germany's foreign minister said on Monday the rights to coronavirus vaccine research were not for sale, following reports Donald Trump wanted the US to buy exclusive access to a potential vaccine developed by a German biotech firm...

    The comments, made in an interview to media group Funke, come as scientists raced to develop a vaccine against the deadly coronavirus that has killed some 6,000 people, seen millions placed under lockdown...

  • China accused of hacking vaccine research

    WASHINGTON: The US Federal Bureau of Investigation and cybersecurity experts believe Chinese hackers are trying to steal research on developing a vaccine against coronavirus, two newspapers reported on Monday...

    The FBI and Department of Homeland Security are planning to release a warning about the Chinese hacking as governments and private firms race to develop a vaccine for Covid-19, the Wall Street Journal and New York Times...

  • Research students in a fix about KU’s policy on MPhil-PhD

    KARACHI: While Karachi University (KU) has withdrawn its controversial notification on the university’s MPhil-leading-to-PhD programme, a number of research students are uncertain about their future as a clear university policy on it is still awaited, it emerged on Friday...

    According to the notification of KU’s Board of Advanced Studies and Research (BASR), students who had been allowed conversion of their MPhil to PhD programme...

  • Govt, security agencies and education: Institutes urged to ‘nurture nationalism’

    LAHORE: The Punjab Higher Education Department has advised all the public- and private-sector universities and institutes in the province to nurture nationalism among their students...

    Addressed to vice chancellors and rectors of the universities and institutes in the province, a directive reads: “… it has been pointed out by various security agencies that research topics being given to the students in the universities of the province...

  • ‘Next generation of militants may emerge from academic institutes’

    KARACHI: Leading academicians have called for a coordinated and strong policy to check extremism that they believe is no more limited to conventional madressahs (seminaries) but can now be found in reputed public and private educational institutions, negating the ‘myth’ that radicalisation is linked with poverty and illiteracy...

    Officials of CTD, 40 varsities exchange views on radicalisation“Radicalisation [is] growing at academic...

  • Changes in PakTurk institutes: Parents, teachers seek sympathetic solution

    LAHORE: Withdrawal of faculty from PakTurk institutes and change of management at a time when new academic year is about to commence will not only adversely affect the standard of education but also have negative impact on students’ educational development...

    For the last 21 years or so, PakTurk institutes had been imparting modern and quality scientific and ethical education to students in Pakistan...

  • ‘Private educational institutes regulation bill in next PA session’

    LAHORE: Punjab Assembly’s Standing Committee on Education Chairman Qamarul Islam Raja has said a bill will be introduced in the next session of the legislature to regulate private educational institutes in the province...

    “Currently, enrollment in the private sector accounts for 37pc of enrollment in all educational institutes across the country...

  • US institutes laud Punjab women protection initiative

    LAHORE: Top American institutions and universities have appreciated the Punjab Protection of Women against Violence Act Centres and say that it provides a wonderful opportunity for Pakistan’s neighbouring countries to follow the same lead...

    Mr Sufi said these officials were keen to explore the genesis behind the comprehensive justice delivery system and the in-built implementation mechanism being developed in Pakistan through the...

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