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  • Literary notes: Is a university a chain of department stores?

    Fish — Prof Emeritus at New York City’s St John’s University — in his article ‘A university is not Walmart’, posted early this year on the website of ‘Psychology Today’ (www...

    In other words, Fish says that a university no more cares about whether or not the students are learning and researching but what it is really interested in is the money it makes...

  • Govt allows cross-border communication links

    It will enable long distance and international (LDI) licencees to establish cross-border communication links...

    The prescribed segment of the ITU (Internat­ional Telecommuni­ca­tion Union) will be used for interference protection in relation to any wireless communication to prevent interference on both sides of the border by FAB and prior approval will be obtained for any proposed use of satellite communication by respective...

  • ‘Stolen’ babies expose lack of communication at Pims

    ISLAMABAD: Although the inquiry into a family’s allegation that their newborn twin boys were stolen and replaced with a baby girl has not yet concluded, doctors and senior officials at the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (Pims) say the incident has exposed a communication gap in the hospital...

    Pims Vice Chancellor Dr Javed Akram also admitted that the case has highlighted a communication gap and said senior doctors did not...

  • Communication channels between Pakistani, Indian militaries open: DG ISPR Asim Bajwa

    ISLAMABAD: All communication channels between the Indian and Pakistani militaries remain open in wake of tensions that have gripped the South Asian nations over the disputed Kashmir region, Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Asim Bajwa has said...

    "All communication channels including the hotline between the two militaries are open," he told Xinhua news agency in an exclusive interview...

  • Land-based communication link with China opened

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nasirul Mulk on Friday inaugurated the Pak-China Optical Fibre Cable project that would serve as the first land-based communication link between Pakistan and China...

    Speaking at the opening ceremony of the project, Mr Mulk said: “The project will contribute to provision of state-of-the-art ICT [information and communication technologies] facilities to far-flung areas of the country...

  • US congresswoman calls for 'immediate restoration of communication' in occupied Kashmir

    United States congresswoman Ilhan Omar on Tuesday called for "deescalation" and an "immediate restoration of communication" in occupied Kashmir, where a lockdown imposed by the Indian government has entered its fourth week...

    In a tweet, that comes a day after a meeting between US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi took place in France, Omar said: "We should be calling for an immediate restoration of...

  • India's moon mission locates landing craft; no communication yet

    India has located the spacecraft it was trying to land on the moon but has not been able to establish communication with it yet, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said on Tuesday...

    “All possible efforts are being made to establish communication with lander,” the state-run space agency said on Twitter...

  • North Korea cuts communication lines to South

    SEOUL: North Korea is severing all official communication links with the South, it announced Tuesday in a move analysts said was aimed at manufacturing a crisis on the divided peninsula...

    Tuesday’s move cuts all official communication links between the two sides, but the immediate effect will be limited — Pyongyang has refused to engage with Seoul for months, with few if any conversations on the lines aside from test calls...

  • TikTok says it has received no communication from PTA despite efforts

    TikTok — the highly popular video-sharing app — said on Saturday it had "received no communication" from the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) despite the regulator's acknowledgement and appreciation of the company's efforts to comply with the country's laws and to increase its content moderation...

    Though the PTA acknowledged and appreciated these efforts, our services remain blocked in the country and we have received no...

  • 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...

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