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  • Institute to train students in health management

    PESHAWAR: The Prime Institute of Public Health (PIPH) is introducing Master’s of Public Health programme to give practical training to the students and enable them to effectively run administrative positions in health institutions...

    The curriculum for the one-year course has been designed in view of findings of a nationwide survey of the academic public health programmes in Pakistan, PIPH director Dr Saeed Anwar told Dawn...

  • Taliban hang university student in public

    GHAZNI: Taliban militants publicly hanged a university student after accusing him of killing a senior intelligence officer, Afghan officials said on Saturday...

    The militants took Faizul Rehman, a fourth-year student at Kabul Polytechnic university, from his car as he was travelling home to visit his family in the Chak district of Maidan Wardak province, around 60 kilometres west of Kabul...

  • Punjab University student picked up by 'unidentified men' in Lahore, says family

    A Punjab University student Mohsin Abdali, who was completing his MPhil in Agricultural Sciences at the university, was allegedly picked up by "unidentified men" in Lahore early on Thursday morning...

    The Progressive Students' Collective also issued a statement about the incident and said that at 4am, men in plain clothes broke into Abdali's house in the Shalimar area in Lahore...

  • KP bureaucrats using forest institute to serve own ends

    PESHAWAR: The Pakistan Forest Institute (PFI) has been turned into a grazing ground by bureaucracy, who seldom let lose a chance to milk the cow and oblige those at the helm of affairs...

    The country’s premier education and research institute has been functioning without a director general since 2011...

  • PHC orders appointment of forest institute’s officer to DG post

    PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court on Thursday directed the provincial government to promote the Pakistan Forest Institute (PFI) director from BPS-19 to BPS-20 and appoint him the institute’s director general within 15 days...

    Meanwhile, the bench also allowed four drug inspectors to continue working on contractual basis until the filling of their posts on permanent basis through the provincial Public Service Commission...

  • Down’s Syndrome institute inaugurated

    The Al-Jalal Institute for Down’s Syndrome Special Children has been completed with the funds provided by Punjab government...

    The institute has been established in a five-storey building with state-of-the-art classrooms, hospital, physio and speech therapy labs, as well as residences...

  • ‘Invalid’ degrees issued by private institute: Protesting students baton-charged

    A large number of students of the Indus International Institute, allegedly owned by federal communication minister Hafiz Abdul Karim, took out a rally and blocked the Dera-Quetta Road for traffic for some five hours...

    They were protesting against the institute’s administration for issuing them invalid degrees and transcripts, alleging they were awarded these documents which were not recognised by the Higher Education Commission...

  • GIK Institute organises awareness drive about breast cancer

    SWABI: Women Engineering Society (WES) of Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology (GIKI) ran an awareness campaign on Monday about breast cancer and its preventive measures...

    Led by WES president Sania Khushbakht Jamil the students from different disciplines of GIK Institute participated in the campaign...

  • Design, build, fly contest concludes at GIK Institute

    SWABI: A three-day design, build and fly competition concluded at the Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology here on Monday...

    The contest was organised by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), GIK Institute chapter, in collaboration with STEM Careers Programme, and Higher Education Commission...

  • Govt to fund GIK institute’s research projects

    SWABI: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has planned to finance research projects of the Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology...

    The secretary appreciated the GIK institute for offering quality education in the field of engineering and management sciences...

  • National Institute of Oceanography faces severe shortage of funds

    ISLAMABAD: The National Institute of Oceanography (NIO), which assists the armed forces with strategy, faces an acute shortage of budget, a parliamentary committee was informed on Thursday...

    NIO Director General Dr Asif Inam said until the last budget, the institute was allocated roughly Rs5m for research and development...

  • Campus of Dawoodi Bohra community’s institute in Nairobi inaugurated

    KARACHI: A new campus of Aljamea-tus-Saifiyah, the Arabic Academy which is the principal educational institute of the Dawoodi Bohra community, has been inaugurated in Langata, a suburb of Kenya’s capital Nairobi...

    ”Dr Saifuddin, the 53rd al-Dai al-Mutlaq and head of the community, is the institute’s benefactor, and gives it its direction and its inspiration, according to the press release...

  • Qawwali institute named after Amjad Sabri

    Mr Shah said when chairman of the Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari visited Amjad Sabri’s home, he had made a commitment that he’d make a qawwali institute named after Sabri...

    He said as per the recently announced budget Amjad Sabri Qawwali Institute has come into being (“Amjad Sabri Qawwali Institute bunn chuka hai”) and will start functioning in August...

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