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  • Higher Education Commission team visits Turbat University

    GWADAR: A team of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) visited Turbat University to review management practices and quality assurance at the newly established institution...

    During a meeting with the university management, the HEC team headed by Dr Khawaja Azam Ali, former director general of HEC’s Quality Assurance Agency, incumbent Director General Dr Rafiq Baloch, HEC’s Quality Assurance Division DG Dr Mohammad Ismail and Dr Abdul...

  • Pakistan's right-wing media vs Habib University

    What do right-wing news media outlets in Pakistan and their counterparts in India have in common? They are intolerant of progressive voices, and will go as far as doctoring videos and images to spread hate and fear...

    A recent seminar on religion and culture at Habib University in Karachi earned the ire of certain sections of the local press that doctored images to present a false account of the event...

  • Pakistan’s University of Central Punjab qualifies for Campus Cricket World Finals

    KARACHI: University of Central Punjab, after being crowned as the Red Bull Campus Cricket National Champions 2016, is now all set for the fifth edition of the World Finals that will take place in Sri Lanka from Sept 5-11, 2016...

    College teams from eight countries including Sri Lanka, Australia, Bangladesh, England, India, Pakistan, South Africa and United Arab Emirates have qualified through their own national competitions with...

  • Pakistan’s university team beat SL outfit

    COLOMBO: Pakistan national campus cricket champions University of Central Punjab (UCP) continued their impressive run in the Red Bull World Finals here when they beat host Sri Lanka’s Business Management School (BMU) in another clinical performance which ensured them a place in the semi-finals...

  • Google to train university students in Pakistan

    Internet giant Google will visit various universities across Pakistan to equip students with modern Google tools and services, Tech Juice reported on Tuesday...

    Google’s team of professionals and technical experts will visit Pakistan and meet internet marketers, developers and bloggers to explain strategies that are successful in other emerging markets...

  • 'IS-linked' Ohio university attacker lived in Pakistan for 7 years: NYT

    The family of Abdul Razak Ali Artan, a Somali student and child of a refugee, who wounded 11 people in a car-ramming and knife attack on an Ohio university campus, lived in Pakistan for seven years before moving to the US with his family in 2014, New York Times reported...

    Federal law enforcement officials said that Artan was admitted to the US in 2014 as the child of a refugee ? his mother ? and before that he lived for seven years...

  • Students protest in Dhaka against tax on university fees

    DHAKA: Thousands of students staged street protests in the Bangladeshi capital for a second straight day on Thursday against a tax on university fees which they say discriminates against private higher education...

    Tensions were high after police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at protesting students on Wednesday from the city’s East West University after they blocked a key road...

  • Two policemen killed in explosion outside Balochistan University

    QUETTA: Two policemen were killed, and five people injured in an explosion outside the gate of Balochistan University on Tuesday afternoon, officials said...

    The minister said the explosion occurred outside the gate of Balochistan University, where security personnel were deployed, adding that the nature of the blast is not yet known...

  • Gandhara International University gets green light

    TAXILA: The government plans to establish the Gandhara International University in Taxila, in an effort to revive the 3,000-year-old Buddhist university of ancient Taxila and make Pakistan a centre for interfaith harmony and Buddhism studies...

    The chairperson of the Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) as well as the steering committee of the project, Siddiqul Farooque, told Dawn that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had formally approved...

  • Threats to Peshawar university triggers high alert

    PESHAWAR: The police department has cancelled leaves of its staffers deputed at the Peshawar university campus and asked them to remain on duty in view of security threats to the campus, sources say...

    Over 300 policemen deployed at the campus – which houses the University of Peshawar, University of Engineering and Technology, Agriculture University and Islamia College University – have been asked to ensure presence on duty...

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