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December 9, 2018 12:00 AM Trump chooses Gen Milley to lead Joint Chiefs of Staff

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump on Saturday announced he was nominating Army chief of staff General Mark Milley as his next top military advisor. Milley, a four-star general who has served in Iraq and Afghanistan, would replace General Joseph Dunford as the military's next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.Dunford is scheduled to retire in October

December 8, 2018 12:00 AM ‘Anti graft institutions be strengthened to bring money back’

SUKKUR: There is a need to strengthen NAB and other anti graft institutions to repatriate the money taken away from Pakistan and stashed abroad. This was stated by Justice(retd) Ali Aslam Jafferi while addressing a seminar ‘Corruption Free Pakistan’ at the IBA University, Sukkur. The seminar marked the International Anti-Corruption Week on Thursday

December 7, 2018 4:53 PM Junaid Jamshed remembered on 2nd death anniversary

ISLAMABAD: Renowned singer turned Naat Khawan and religious preacher Junaid Jamshed was remembered after two years as the nation observed 2nd anniversary of the horrible crash of Pakistan International Airlines’ (PIA) flight PK-661 today (Friday). Junaid Jamshed and his second wife died on December 7, 2016 when PIA Flight 661 crashed in Havelian

December 7, 2018 12:00 AM President to attend PU alumni reunion

LAHORE: President Dr Arif Alvi will participate in alumni reunion of Punjab University, to be held on December 8. In this regard, PU Vice-Chancellor Prof Niaz Ahmad chaired a meeting here on Thursday. PU Registrar Dr Muhammad Khalid Khan, Alumni Association Director Dr Fauzia Hadi Ali, deans and heads of departments were also present. The VC asked the participants

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

December 5, 2018 3:35 PM Pakistani man held as teacher stabbed to death at French university

A Pakistani man was arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of stabbing to death a teacher outside a university in the Paris suburbs, a police source said. The 66-year-old teacher was stabbed repeatedly in front of the private Leonard-de-Vinci university in Courbevoie, northwest of Paris. The police source, confirming a report in the Parisien newspaper, said the suspect

December 3, 2018 12:00 AM All about ‘The Donkey King’ — biggest-ever box office hit

The Donkey King, the first-ever animated movie by Geo Films and Talisman Animation Studios, was released countrywide on October 13. The movie has been produced with utmost expertise for children in Pakistan and those blessed with a childlike heart. It has proved to be great entertaining flick for people of all age groups. Earlier, it was an impression 4

December 1, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistan to host international student convention in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan will be hosting first ever International Student Convention (ISC) and Expo 2018 in Islamabad this month with participation from over 30 countries. The convention will be organised by Inter University Consortium for Promotion of Social Sciences Pakistan (IUCPSS) in collaboration with a number of other bodies on December 10. The mega activity 1

November 29, 2018 12:00 AM PU to establish Guru Nanak chair

LAHORE: Punjab University Faculty of Oriental Learning Dean Prof Dr Saleem Mazhar has said efforts would be made to establish Guru Nanak Chair at Oriental College to do research on the teachings of Baba Guru Nanak. He was addressing an international seminar organised by PU Department of Punjabi at Sherani Hall, Old Campus here on Wednesday. Former provincial 1