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  • New venue Rajkot to welcome England

    NEW DELHI: England will embark on their lengthy tour of India later this year with Rajkot hosting the first of the five Test matches from Nov 9, the two cricket boards announced on Friday...

    The western Indian city of Rajkot will be making its debut as a Test venue in the series, as will be coastal Vishakapatnam, which hosts the second Test from Nov 17...

  • Teenaged Hameed to make England debut in Rajkot Test

    RAJKOT: Teen sensation Haseeb Hameed will make his Test debut against India, England announced on Tuesday, capping a fairytale rise for a player dubbed the ‘Baby Boycott’ for his unflappable batting style...

    At 19 years, Hameed will become the youngest player to open the batting in England’s Test history after skipper Alastair Cook named him in the starting XI for the series-opener beginning in Rajkot on Wednesday...

  • 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...

  • Six Pakistani institutes among world's top 800 varsities

    ISLAMABAD: Six Pakistan institutes of higher education are ranked among the world's top 800 universities by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), a British ranking agency...

    The Pakistani varsities that made it to the QS World University Rankings 2015-2016 include the National University of Sciences And Technology (Nust) Islamabad, Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU), Lahore University of Management Sciences (Lums), University of Engineering and...

  • 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...

    “The historic legislation, that takes a firm stand against violence against women through a comprehensive and effective implementation mechanism, has pleasantly surprised not only Pakistanis but...
  • Entrance test for medical institutes on Aug 30

    LAHORE: The entrance test for admission to public and private sector medical and dental institutions of Punjab will be held on Aug 30 in 13 cities...

    Entrance test kits containing an application form, an information booklet and other relevant material would be available at the University of Health Sciences (UHS) and 14 other public sector medical universities and colleges of the province from Aug 1 while the last date for submission of...
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