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    Scholarship In Pakistan

  • Diplomatic Calendar: Farewell for recipients of scholarship

    Japanese Ambassador Takashi Kurai attended a farewell ceremony at the Japanese embassy for Pakistani scholarship recipients from the National University of Science and Technology (Nust) headed to Japan...

    The ambassador thanked Dr Ayaz and the university for their efforts and enthusiasm in expanding the Japan-Pakistan relationship in general and in professional fields...

  • Two years on, still no sign of scholarship money

    According to the FDE, 40,000 students appeared for scholarship exams conducted by the FDE in 2013 and 2014...

    “It is shameful that the FDE could not deliver such a small amount of scholarship money to deserving, qualified students during their school session,” said Private School Network President Dr Afzal Babur...

  • COLUMN: Dishonesty, thy name is Urdu scholarship

    The faculty manning the Urdu departments of our universities seem to be secure in the belief that nobody expects them to display any real academic scholarship or even honesty of purpose...

    I would like to illustrate this by looking at a recent publication called Tareekh-e Adabiyat-e Urdu brought out by the Pakistan Study Centre of the University of Karachi (KU)...

  • Sindh govt announces scholarship for minorities

    The Sindh Minorities Affairs Department on Sunday announced a scholarship program for underprivileged students from minority communities in the province, Radio Pakistan reported...

    According to the report, scholarship forms have been issued and students wishing to apply can get them from their schools, colleges and universities...

  • Female scholarship

    The issue of female scholarship of Islam and the Quran is one that needs attention now more than ever, as the consequences of patriarchal readings become obvious in the Muslim world...

    Female Islamic scholarship, especially when it dares to question entrenched views and practices, is not encouraged...

  • British High Commission announces annual Asma Jahangir Scholarship

    The British High Commission on Thursday announced a scholarship to pay tribute to Asma Jahangir, the iconic human rights lawyer and activist who passed away last month...

    The Asma Jahangir Scholarship will be awarded to a top female candidate who has been selected for the British government-funded Chevening Awards programme every year...

  • Pakistan welcomes US offer to take on Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan

    WASHINGTON: Days before crucial talks with the US defence secretary, Pakistan has welcomed an American offer to take action against militants involved in cross-border raids from the Afghan soil, the Voice of America radio service reported on Wednesday...

    The official US news outlet also reported that Pakistan believed the US offer “augurs well” for regional counterterrorism cooperation...

  • Pakistan 2 rout Pakistan 1 to clinch World Snooker team gold

    KARACHI: Pakistan 2 overcome fighting Pakistan 1 by 5-4 frames in agonising all-Pakistan final played for the first time in any global event to win the IBSF Team Event Snooker Championship in the Egyptian city of Hurghadha on Thursday evening...

    Pakistan 2 was represented by the former world amateur snooker champion Mohammad Asif and Babar Masih while Pakistan 1 comprised national champion Mohammad Sajjad and runner-up Asjad Iqbal... ...

  • Round 2: All eyes on Pakistan to pull a Pakistan against India

    In the previous outing between these two on Wednesday, Pakistan were horrible to watch, failing miserably in what was a lop-sided eight-wicket defeat...

    Read: 5 takeaways from Pakistan's predictable meltdown against IndiaIn the game against Afghanistan days later, they regressed more, and were quite possibly the worst version of themselves...

  • After Iran, Pakistan?

    Hardly a week after the Iran deal was announced, the New York Times — which often reflects official US policy — editorially propagated that attention be turned to constraining Pakistan’s nuclear and strategic capabilities...

    The NYT arguments, taken from the Indian hymnbook, were not surprising; the timing of the proposal to target Pakistan is significant...

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