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December 13, 2018 2:19 PM Supreme Court orders private schools to cut fees by 20 percent

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Thursday ordered private schools to cut their fees by Rs20 percent and return the 50 percent of the amount they receive during the summer vacations. According to Geo News, a three-judge bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar during the hearing of the case pertaining to increase in school

December 13, 2018 12:00 AM Russia ‘sure’ will participate in next Olympics

MOSCOW: Russia is “sure” it will be allowed to participate in the next Olympic Games thanks to its efforts in fighting doping, the president of the Russian Olympic Committee said Wednesday. “We constantly work on improving anti-doping culture in Russia, on anti-doping education,” Russia’s Olympic chief Stanislav Pozdnyakov told a press conference in Moscow

December 12, 2018 12:00 AM Albanian students revolt over tuition costs

TIRANA: Thousands of Albanian university students took to Tirana’s streets on Tuesday for their biggest show of strength yet in a protest movement demanding lower tuition fees and more investment in public education. The protests, which kicked off last week, are the biggest mobilisation of university students since demonstrations in 1990 against the former 1

December 12, 2018 12:00 AM Appointment of KPEZDMC chief executive challenged in PHC

PESHAWAR: Appointment of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and members of the Board of Directors of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Economic Zones Development and Management Company (KPEZDMC) were on Tuesday challenged in the Peshawar High Court (PHC). Ali Gohar Durrani, a lawyer, filed a writ petition in the high court. He sought an order to declare the appointment 1

December 11, 2018 12:00 AM ‘16 Days’ event at SZABIST University: UN official joins the call for an end of cyber harassment in Pakistan

Karachi: Cyber harassment on-campus and off-campus is as damaging to women as physical violence and abuse experienced, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka said to students and faculty members of SZABIST, the country’s leading technological university as she called for their commitment to speak

December 6, 2018 6:57 PM Habib University to launch new flagship undergraduate major in Comparative Liberal Studies

KARACHI: Habib University is hosting a symposium to launch its new flagship undergraduate major in Comparative Liberal Studies (CLS) on December 15th from 9:30 am to 6:30 pm. At a critical crossroads in Pakistan’s history, Habib University has set itself a unique mission: to offer a cutting-edge humanities curriculum that is at once globallyoriented

December 6, 2018 5:39 AM Malala Yousafzai to receive Harvard award for activism

Nobel Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai is being honoured by Harvard University for her work promoting girls' education. Harvard's Kennedy School says Yousafzai will be awarded the 2018 Gleitsman Award at a ceremony on Thursday. Yousafzai became the youngest person to win the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014 when she was recognised for her global work supporting 2

December 5, 2018 12:00 AM Polio campaign: ‘18 UCs in Peshawar found sensitive’

PESHAWAR: District Nazim Muhammad Asim Khan has said that 18 union councils in the district have been declared sensitive in connection with polio. He said that a special plan had been devised for the purpose. He said councillors, ulema and anti-pollution team would convince the parents to vaccinate their children. Deputy Commissioner briefed the district 3

December 5, 2018 12:00 AM Chinese team calls on Punjab education minister

LAHORE: A nine-member delegation from Peoples Republic of China led by Guo Jie, Deputy Mayor Peoples Government of Leshan city called on Provincial Minister for Schools Education Murad Raas here on Tuesday. Various matters of mutual interest came under discussion. The meeting agreed upon promotion of bilateral cooperation for the promotion of technical 4

December 4, 2018 12:00 AM Lilly Pakistan to support PES

KARACHI: Lilly Pakistan, the global biopharmaceutical company, announced its partnership with the Pakistan Endocrine Society (PES) for postgraduate medical education in diabetes and to participate in the 7th EASD (European Association for the Study of Diabetes) and GGSD (Gulf Group for the Study of Diabetes) postgraduate course in clinical diabetes 2