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  • Pakistan squash coaches denied accreditation cards for SAG

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan squash team left for India on Wednesday without its two coaches as they were denied accreditation cards by Indian authorities...

    “Yes, Sattawat Babar, coach of the female team, and I were not given accreditation cards by Indian authorities,” said legendary squash player Fahim Gul, the coach of national men’s team...

  • Biomechanical lab to test bowling actions in Pakistan gets ICC accreditation

    A biomechanical lab in Lahore has been accredited by the International Cricket Council (ICC) as a testing centre for suspected bowling actions, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said on Thursday...

    “I want to congratulate the Pakistan Cricket Board, which worked in conjunction with Lums to fulfill the criteria required for an ICC accredited testing centre,” ICC general manager Geoff Allardice said...

  • International Press Institute urges Imran to address deteriorating press freedom

    KARACHI: The International Press Institute (IPI) — a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists in over 100 countries — has urged Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan to ensure that the deteriorating environment for independent press in Pakistan is reversed, and that the press is protected from the onslaught of state institutions...

    “While the citizens of Pakistan are looking forward to a change...

  • Women’s varsity gets HEC accreditation

    BAHAWALPUR: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has accorded accreditation to the Government Sadiq College Women University (GSCWU)...

    According to a press release issued by the varsity’s registrar office here on Tuesday, the accreditation, had been granted provisionally by the HEC after about three years of establishment of the institution...

  • Medics continue protest for accreditation

    DERA GHAZI KHAN: Students of the Ghazi Khan Medical College continued their protest on the sixth consecutive day (Tuesday) to press the authorities for accreditation of the institution with the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC)...

  • WADA revokes Russian lab accreditation

    MONTREAL: The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) on Friday revoked the accreditation of the Moscow Anti-doping Center, as Russia continues to grapple with the scandal that could see its athletes barred from the Rio Olympics...

    A statement on Friday said the lab’s accreditation was revoked “due to non-compliance with the International Standard for Labora­tories and the related Technical Documents”...

  • Students seek PCATP accreditation for UoG architecture dept

    GUJRAT: Scores of the University of Gujrat (UoG) students staged a protest in front of the deputy commissioner’s office against the varsity administration’s failure to secure accreditation for the architecture department of its School of Arts, Design and Architecture (SADA)...

    The professional career of hundreds of UoG students is at stake because of slackness of the varsity administration in acquiring a no objection certificate (NOC)...

  • Lahore biomechanics lab gets ICC accreditation

    LAHORE: Finally after almost 12 years, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Thursday got its biomechanics laboratory accredited with the International Cricket Council (ICC)...

    “The biomechanics lab at the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) has been accredited by the International Cricket Council as a testing centre for suspected illegal bowling actions, becoming the first such facility in Pakistan,” said the press release...

  • PMDC declares accreditation of 10 medical, dental colleges unlawful

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has declared the accreditation of 10 medical and dental colleges unlawful and stopped them from further admissions...

    The council has also decided that already admitted students will be adjusted in other colleges so their studies are not disturbed,The 10 colleges were inspected and registered during the tenure of the Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC), which the Islamabad High...

  • 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...

  • Prepaid card regulations issued afresh

    KARACHI: The State Bank on Monday issued prepaid card regulations with explanation that the prepaid card customers may withdraw cash and transfer funds from ATMs, pay exam fee, shop online and travel abroad without requiring or compromising the debit or credit card, thus limiting the risk associated with the payment cards usage...

    The bank said in order to promote electronic payments in Pakistan by introducing alternate digital means...

  • Selective implementation of SDGs leads to ambiguous report card

    WHILE India continues to maintain a leadership position among the fastest-growing large economies in the world in terms of its rapid GDP expansion, its performance on the ambitious Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the UN continues to suffer because of its poor rankings...

    The SDG Index and Dashboards report, brought out recently by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), a global initiative for the UN, and...
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