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  • Girls colleges in Shangla non-functional for want of teachers

    SHANGLA: The two girls degree colleges constructed two years ago in Shangla district have been non-functional for want of the sanctioned staff, complain students and activists...

    “I had to quit education after passing the intermediate level as the government has failed to provided the required staff at the two degree colleges in the district, and because I cannot afford high fees of private colleges,” Jia Ali, a student, told Dawn... ...

  • ‘Teachers’ shortage in girls colleges to be met soon’

    HARIPUR: Special Secretary Higher Education Abdul Ghafoor Baig has said shortage of teaching staff in girls colleges across the province will be reduced step by step...

     He said this while speaking at the annual prize distribution ceremony of Government Girls Degree College, Manakrai, here on Friday...

  • No colleges for girls in Ormara

    ORMARA: Ambreen Rafique, 24, appeared for her intermediate examinations privately a few years ago in Pasni as there are no colleges for girls in Ormara — the city she grew up in...

    Today, she works as a receptionist at the naval hospital PNS Darmaan Jah — a job she has held since 2013, despite not being a graduate...

  • National health vision identifies critical issues

    ISLAMABAD: The rec­ently launched document of the National Health Vision (NHV) has identified several major issues confronting the health sector and claimed that they will be addressed by 2025...

    The Director General of Ministry of National Health Services, Dr Asad Hafeez, claims that all goals will be achieved as for the first time in the country’s history funding for the health sector has been declared investment instead of...

  • Modi invites Canadian PM to join vision of India's development

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi not only kept the 8,000-strong audience of mostly Indo-Canadians roaring with approval on their feet during his speech of one hour and ten minutes at Toronto’s Ricoh Coliseum, but he pitched his Canadian counterpart Stephen Harper an enticing invitation to be a partner in his vision for India’s development, The Hindu reported on Thursday...

    The bond between the men was evident and Harper reminded the...

  • Sculpted vision

    KARACHI: It always proves fascinating to know how creative people deal with the debate whether form should be given preference to content, or vice versa...

    Some feel content is king and should always be at the heart of works of art, others think form is something which can be experimented with, and therefore enables artists to [further] explore their creative processes...

  • MBS: Reformist crown prince with firm vision

    RIYADH: Since his emergence in June as crown prince of the world’s oil superpower, Mohammed bin Salman, 32, has set his sights firmly on economic, social and religious reforms in the ultraconservative kingdom...

    The young and dynamic prince, known by his initials MBS, has already overseen the most fundamental cultural and economic transformation in the modern history of the Gulf state, half of whose 31-million population is aged under...

  • NON-FICTION: THE CRITICAL VISION OF SIBTE HASAN

    A larger than life, iconic image is indelibly stamped on my mind and comes up again as I read the name “Sibte Hasan” on the spine of these books: a man with a swathe of white hair, pipe in hand and speaking in a clear, articulate manner...

    Growing up in Karachi, I came to recognise Hasan as a familiar presence on the intellectual scene, but it was after entering medical college that I came across his books that were passed around...

  • SMOKERS’ CORNER: THE NEW SAUDI VISION

    The October 27 edition of The Guardian, UK’s premier daily, quoted Saudi Arabia’s crown prince, Mohammad Bin Salman, as saying that he is committed to “return the country to moderate Islam...

    ” He added that this is the kind of Islam the country practised before decades of experimentation with stricter forms of the faith which produced an extreme state and polity in the kingdom...

  • Tunnel vision

    KARACHI: Be it in books or movies, whenever the story talks about imprisoning or entrapment the protagonists in them dig tunnels to escape...

    Another form of the tunnel is the one created by blasting through mountains or hills to make way for trains or other vehicles...

  • Govt asked to develop long-term vision for Thar

    KARACHI: Expressing serious reservations over the way the government is handling the Thar coal power project that involves extensive mining, experts participating in a consultation at a hotel on Wednesday called upon the government to develop a long-term vision for Thar after reviewing the project in a holistic manner...

    They feared that the project in which the provincial government acted as a major shareholder as well as an...

  • Leader with vision

    AMONG the All-India Muslim League’s (AIML) second-cadre leadership, Abdullah Haroon, who died on April 27, 1942, has a prominent position...

    What sets him apart is his role in conceptualising Pakistan as it came to be embodied in the Lahore Resolution (1940)...

  • Afghan coach has long-term vision for Test arena

    MUMBAI: While Afghanistan celebrate their lofty status as a Test-playing nation, far away in Mumbai, head coach Lalchand Rajput is busy plotting how to instil a five-day temperament into a team more attuned to the hard-hitting nature of limited-overs cricket...

    In a historic decision on Thursday, the International Cricket Council (ICC) granted Afghanistan and Ireland full membership, putting them in an elite group of 12 sides...

  • Man of vision

    OF all the Muslim leaders of Sindh, Abdullah Haroon, whose 75th death anniversary falls today, was the foremost in making an impact on all-India mainstream Muslim politics...

    The most remarkable fact about him was that he had the vision to see the problems of Sindhi Muslims in an all-India context...

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