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    Pre Schooling In Pakistan Sick

  • Private schooling and inequality

    In February, Oxfam, in collaboration with the department of economics at LUMS, published a report on persistent inequality and multi-dimensional poverty in Pakistan...

    The core message at the heart of their study is that despite moderate-to-high rates of economic growth, Pakistan remains a thoroughly unequal society if measured along multiple dimensions, over and above consumption and income...

  • Schooling stuns Phelps for Singapore's first Games gold

    RIO DE JANEIRO: Joseph Schooling sensationally upset Michael Phelps in the 100m butterfly on Friday to seize Singapore's first ever Olympic gold medal at the Rio Games...

    Victory in Friday's fly would have given Phelps a 14th individual Olympic title, but Schooling was too strong...

  • France’s Le Pen pledges no schooling for illegal migrants

    PARIS: French far-right leader Marine Le Pen proposed on Thursday that the children of illegal immigrants should be refused public school places as part of tough proposals to restrict state services...

    “I’ve got nothing against foreigners but I say to them: if you come to our country, don’t expect that you will be taken care of, treated [by the health system] and that your children will be educated for free,” Le Pen said
  • Schooling and learning

    IN recent times, there has been much emphasis — and rightly so — on the distinction between schooling and learning in education literature...

    Children might be in schools for a long period of time, but if they are not learning what they are supposed to learn during those years, ‘schooling’ does not translate into ‘learning’...

  • Constructive criticism schooling

    AFTER the PTI official handle on Twitter warned journalists against ‘intentionally, unintentionally’ endorsing the enemy’s stance, speaking in its language, and likened criticism of the government to treason, would you blame any columnist for being circumspect...

    Frankly, I took to this path after considerable research and reflection made me realise that similar language has been used by the public relations department of a powerful...
  • Obama orders govt contractors to offer paid sick leave to workers

    BOSTON: President Barack Obama on Monday ordered government contractors to offer their workers seven days of paid sick leave a year and, without naming them, knocked Republican presidential candidates for advocating what he said were anti-union policies...

    Obama signed an executive order on sick leave during a flight on Air Force One to Boston, where he spoke at a union event...

  • Sick PIA to get Rs13 billion bailout package

    Sources told Dawn that a meeting of the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the cabinet being called this week will also approve special honoraria for officers working on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), besides allowing four-month salaries to employees of the fledgling Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM)...

    Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) is a chronic recipient of bailouts in the form of capital injections from the budget, or...

  • Taxing the sick at Taxila hospital

    TAXILA: Parking fee charged at the Tehsil Headquarters Hospital in Taxila has put an additional financial burden on patients and their families...

    This fee has been imposed in contradiction with the orders of the chief minister who abolished parking fee for patients at government hospitals across the province
  • Sick of congested roads, German man swims to work

    MUNICH: Fed-up with the grind of taking a bus or bike to work every day on congested streets in Munich, Benjamin David started swimming there instead...

    The burly beer garden worker now packs his laptop and clothes into a waterproof bag which he puts on his back, dons his wetsuit and slides into the River Isar for his journey
  • Alamgir: sick but vibrant

    IN the mid-70s the song Dekha na tha, kabhi hum ne ye saman became an all-time hit on the Pakistan Television...

    This song turned out to be a trend-setter for popularising the pop music in Pakistan...

  • NA committee calls for revival of sick textile units

    ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Finance on Wednesday supported the proposal by the textile sector to restructure bank loans of sick units to help their revival...

    Members of the textile sector informed the committee that the revival of sick units will earn $1 billion in foreign exchange and create five million jobs...

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