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  • Consultancy on Fata reforms a moneymaking affair

    PESHAWAR: Fata reforms, an idea with many takers in the political and bureaucratic circles, have brought in its wake a moneymaking opportunity for retired bureaucrats and the people associated with donor agencies or private consultancy firms...

    The donor agencies have been throwing money at any topic relating to reforms and consultations held in five-star hotels instead of actually meeting the tribal people’s demands on the ground... ...

  • Visa consultancy firm owner held

    LAHORE: The Federal Investigation Agency on Monday arrested a visa consultancy owner in Defence on charges of human smuggling...

    According to a spokesman, Pervaiz Kausar, owner of P&A consultancy firm in H Block, Defence, was wanted in two cases registered against him by FIA...

  • Chinese consultancy hired for Punjab apparel park

    LAHORE: The Punjab Industrial Estates Development and Management Company’s (PIEDMC) chairman on Friday approved the appointment of a Chinese firm as foreign consultant for technical evaluation of the Quaid-i-Azam Apparel Park (QAAP)...

    Presiding over a meeting of the company’s board of directors, S...

  • Consultancy contract: Wapda to take legal action against fake complainant, petitioner

    LAHORE: The Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) has decided to take legal action after it learnt that the name and identity, used for filing a fake complaint to the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and a frivolous writ petition before the Lahore High Court against the award of consultancy contract for Mohmand Dam Project, turned out to be of a cook, Mehboob Elahi, residing in a remote area of Choti Zerin in Dera Ghazi Khan...

  • Oxford to ban petrol and diesel cars in 2020

    LONDON: The university city of Oxford has unveiled plans to ban petrol and diesel cars from its centre as part of the most radical set of proposals so far in Britain to curb pollution...

    Whilst London is rolling out an “ultra low emission zone”, which will see the most gas-guzzling vehicles pay daily charges to enter the city centre from 2020, Oxfo­rd’s “Zero Emission Zone” will ban emitting vehicles from entering part of the city...

  • Oxford University Islamic professor denies rape allegations by French author

    Swiss academic and Oxford University Professor Tariq Ramadan has denied rape allegations levelled against him by French activist and author Henda Ayari, Arab News reported on Sunday...

    Ramadan, a professor of Contemporary Islamic Studies in the Faculty of Oriental Studies at St Antony's College, Oxford University, is also the grandson of the founder of the Muslim Brotherhood, Hassan al-Banna...

  • Suu Kyi to be stripped of Oxford honorary title for response to Rohingya crisis

    Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi is to be stripped of the Freedom of Oxford honorary title by the city's council for her response to the Rohingya crisis, CNN reported on Thursday...

    Suu Kyi, who has been strongly criticised by the international community for failing to speak up publicly for the stateless Rohingya or to urge restraint on the military, was bestowed with the honorary title in 1997 in recognition of her long...

  • Oxford college removes Suu Kyi’s portrait

    LONDON: The Oxford University college where Aung San Suu Kyi studied said on Saturday it had taken down a portrait of the Myanmar leader, a decision that follows widespread criticism of her over the Rohingya crisis...

    The portrait, which was on display in the main entrance of St Hugh’s College, has been placed in storage and was replaced on Thursday with a new painting gifted by Japanese artist Yoshihiro Takada...

  • Bilawal Bhutto graduates from Oxford with MA degree

    PPP Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has graduated from Oxford University with a Master Degree...

    In his tweet, former president and Pakistan Peoples Party Co-Chairperson Asif Ali Zardari congratulated his son for following in the footsteps of his grandfather Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and mother Benazir Bhutto and graduating with an MA degree from Oxford University...

  • Oxford English Dictionary has a new last word

    “It’s the last word in the dictionary and it’s fun to say and it’s fun to spell,” she told the Post Ledger...

    She was speaking of “Zyzzyva,” an odd little word that often appeared as the final entry in many English dictionaries...

  • Rahat gets Oxford award for contribution to music

    KARACHI: After years of training, live performances and recording tracks for several blockbusters, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan received an award from the University of Oxford for his contribution to music...

    com, the vocalist was presented with an honorary shield on Tuesday and performed at one of the university’s most historic venues — the Holywell Music Room, built in 1748; it is the oldest custom-built concert hall in Europe...

  • Oxford college sparks row by keeping colonialist’s statue on display

    LONDON: An Oxford University college has announced it will keep a statue of 19th century colonialist Cecil Rhodes on display, resisting pressure to remove it from student campaigners who say it glorifies a brutal racist...

    Inspired by protests at the University of Cape Town in South Africa, which led to its statue of Rhodes being removed last April, the “Rhodes Must Fall in Oxford” campaign has sparked a heated debate about how...

  • Oxford rejects political correctness, sort of

    OXFORD University’s Oriel College has decided not to tear down its statue of the British colonialist Cecil Rhodes, because of the “overwhelming message” it received that the statue should stay...

    The true motive appears to have been money...

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