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    Short Courses In Islamabad 2011

  • PRU training courses start today

    Senior educator coach Ismail Kadir from the Asian Rugby who has reached Lahore will conduct various courses with the first course starting on Wednesday which will be followed by rugby ready, level-I 7s and Level-2 7s courses...

  • Horses for courses

    KARACHI: It was in 2012 that a young National Academy of Performing Arts (Napa) graduate Sunil Shankar impressed theatre lovers with his intrepid undertaking of Peter Shaffer’s complex play Equus at a festival held at the academy...

    It made an impression on the audience on multiple levels — the understanding of the psychosocial undercurrents of the script, and conjuring a corresponding environment where the entire expanse of the stage...
  • Nurses resent denial of NOCs for postgraduate courses

    LAHORE: The nursing staff of the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital lodged a protest against their medical superintendent for withholding no objection certificates (NOCs) of their colleagues who want to join postgraduate courses...

    In an application to the health department, the nurses said MS Dr Waqar Nabi Bajwa, through a letter addressed to the principal of the Post Graduate College of Nursing Punjab, had requested to grant permission to the...

  • Anti-Trump wave courses through Republican ranks

    NEW YORK: In an open letter 50 Republican national security experts have warned that presidential nominee Donald Trump “would be the most reckless president” in US history...

    The group, which includes the former CIA director Michael Hayden, said Trump “lacks the character, values and experience” to be president
  • KP medical colleges leave academic year courses unfinished

    PESHAWAR: The public sector medical colleges in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have not been completing the course for the first year classes as well as the academic year spanning 36 weeks since long and asking the students to go through the remaining course on their own, according to sources...

    This has been occurring every year as classes are started two months behind schedule due to the prolonged admission process, they said
  • Changes in courses by FBISE puzzle students, teachers

    SWABI: The local teachers and students have termed the decisions of Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (FBISE) about changes in courses of secondary school certificate and higher secondary school certificate examinations ‘strange’ and ‘untimely’...

    The syllabus of the revised courses was also notified and dispatched to institutions across the country...

  • Numl runs higher degree courses without professors

    ISLAMABAD: The National University of Modern Languages (Numl), which offers a number of courses from bachelor to the PhD level, has only two professors and most of its departments are headed by army officials or retired employees...

    He said besides the undergraduate and postgraduates programmes, the university also offered MPhil and PhD courses...

  • In Norway, migrants get courses on respecting women

    OSLO: Sexual advances or just friendly gestures?In a bid to prevent violence against women, Norway is offering asylum seekers courses in how to interpret mores in a country that may seem astonishingly liberal to them...

    "After what she called a "wave of rapes" committed mostly by foreigners in the southwestern town of Stavanger between 2009 and 2011, Hero launched a course at some of its centres that touches on cultural differences...

  • Cap on maximum four attempts to clear MBBS courses lifted

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) has repealed the cap of maximum four attempts to clear theoretical phases of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) and Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) and empowered universities to decide about the number of attempts by students to clear their theoretical studies...

    Now students can be allowed to study from their homes just like distant learning courses or they can...

  • Hosni Mubarak to stand re-trial over 2011 killing of protesters

    CAIRO: Egypt's high court said on Thursday former president Hosni Mubarak would be retried in the case of the 2011 killing of protesters...

    Earlier in Novmber 2014, an Egyptian court has dismissed criminal charges against former president Hosni Mubarak in connection with the killing of protesters in the 2011 uprising that ended his nearly three-decade reign...

  • Syria war has claimed more than 330,000 lives since 2011: monitor

    The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said it has documented the deaths of 331,765 people across Syria since the conflict erupted in mid-March 2011 with anti-government protests...

    Included in the overall death toll are 99,617 civilians, Observatory head Rami Abdel Rahman told AFP, adding that the figures were for the period between March 15, 2011 and July 15, 2017...

  • Raymond Davis pens tell-all on 2011 Pakistan incident

    Raymond Davis — United States citizen and ex-Central Intelligence Agency employee who sparked a diplomatic storm in Pakistan in 2011 after shooting dead two young men in Lahore — has written a book about his experience...

    According to its description, the book is, "an up-close and personal look at the 2011 incident in Lahore, Pakistan, that led to his [Davis's] imprisonment and the events that took place as diplomats on both sides of...

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