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  • Great great great! Stunning win helps Windies smile again

    MUMBAI: West Indies captain Darren Sammy said he hopes to help Caribbean fans smile again by completing a unique hat-trick at the World Twenty20 after stunning India to reach the final...

    An emotional Sammy said the West Indies had their backs to the wall before shocking India by seven wickets to emulate their women's team, who also won their semi-final hours earlier...

  • 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...

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

    “The competent authority will ensure in future that in case police officials are bypassed for such trainings because of department’s fault, or to extend a favour to any junior, or negligence by the authority concerned, their inter se seniority...

  • 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 teachers of the local schools and colleges, affiliated with FBISE, told Dawn here on Thursday that they informed the students about the revised scheme of studies...

  • 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...

    "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...

    But critics believe that it is a step to allow universities to have unlimited number of students without...

  • EXCERPT: Journalism on the front line

    JOURNALISM is a risky business in Sri Lanka...

    At the height of fighting between Tamil rebels and Indian troops deployed in the island’s north-east, and a more vicious battle between Sri Lankan forces and Marxist Sinhalese militants elsewhere in the island, I personally had reason to fear that a death squad was after me in the capital Colombo...

  • Of fiction, journalism and blurred lines

    ISLAMABAD: Two discussions at the Islamabad Literature Festival explored literary fiction and journalistic sensationalism, forcing the audience to question their own preconceptions about both subjects, but failed to deliver the kind of hard-hitting or incisive commentary that is expected of panel discussions on journalism featuring top practitioners themselves...

    The first of these, a candid talk by Pulitzer prize-winning author Paul...

  • eBay founder pledges $100m for global journalism

    eBay founder Pierre Omidyar's philanthropic foundation pledged Wednesday to donate $100 million over three years to support “independent media and investigative journalism” worldwide, while tackling “misinformation and hate speech...

    ”Among the first to benefit from the Omidyar Network initiative will be the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, which last year broke the “Panama Papers” corruption story, getting...

  • Survivor of Mosul blast wins top journalism prize

    PARIS: A French journalist who survived a landmine blast in Iraq that killed three of his colleagues last month was awarded France’s highest journalism prize on Tuesday...

    The jury of the Albert Londres prize praised Samuel Forey of the Figaro newspaper for the “tenderness and humanity” of his coverage of the battle for Mosul...

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