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  • PRU training courses start today

    LAHORE: The Olympic Solidarity Fund Training and Education Course will be starting here on Wednesday under the aegis of the Pakistan Rugby Union (PRU)...

    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...

  • 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
  • SC issues detailed verdict on police training courses

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court has ruled that all police personnel who have completed their required period to become eligible for professional training courses be immediately sent for training...

    A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali had reserved the verdict in November last year on a set of appeals moved against the March 13, 2005, decision by the Sindh Service Tribunal, Karachi...

  • 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’...

    On June 1, the board notified for information “of all concerned that revised scheme of studies of 1,100 marks and curriculum in the subjects of Pakistan studies, Islamiat...

  • 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...

    But Numl has no professor in the departments of education, international relations, peace and conflict studies, governance and public policy, Pakistan studies, economics and management sciences...

  • 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...

    Belgium on Friday said it would follow Norway's example and introduce similar courses "in the coming weeks"...

  • 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...

    A former employee of the dissolved Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) requesting anonymity said in...

  • Electronic Media Code of Conduct 2015: Regulating the media

    Given the context in which it has come, it is a case of better late than never: following the directives of the Supreme Court, on Thursday the Ministry of Information, Broadcasting and Heritage issued the Electronic Media (Programmes and Advertisements) Code of Conduct, 2015...

    Yet despite the formulation of the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority Rules 2009, it has felt as though media organisations and their employees...

  • Zardari talks about social media, social media responds

    Former president Asif Ali Zardari addressed an energised crowd at the old Jinnah terminal upon his return to Pakistan Friday after nearly 18 months in self-imposed exile...

    During his wide-ranging speech, Zardari spoke about how social media is redefining politics and evolving as an effective political watchdog...

  • MEDIA EYE: COURTING THE MEDIA

    Since the rise to power of former chief justice Iftikhar Chaudhry and the birth of judicial activism, there has hardly been a day when court proceedings have not featured prominently in the media, often grabbing top headlines and dominating the discourse in TV talk shows for weeks on end...

    But increasingly, the media itself is becoming a part of judicial headlinesInterestingly enough, while Article 58-2(b) remained part of the...

  • Australia sees no tour to Pakistan 'in short term'

    Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland said he does not expect Australia to play in Pakistan “in the short term...

    ”Sutherland was responding to a call from the International Cricket Council (ICC) for more teams to tour Pakistan, following the current tour of a World XI which is playing three Twenty20 matches...

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