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January 15, 2019 5:46 PM Pakistan culture week to be celebrated in Chengdu in September

BEIJING: Pakistan and China are iron brothers and China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is a flagship project of the BRI. In order to deepen Pakistan and Sichuan’s ties and befittingly celebrate the Pakistan-China ties, Chengdu Chamber of Commerce for Commercial Services (CCCCS) will organize a Pakistan Cultural Week in Chengdu”, stated by President of CCCCS 28

January 15, 2019 12:00 AM HU produces first woman Urdu PhD scholar

MANSEHRA: The Hazara University has produced its first woman PhD scholar in Urdu literature.“I have defended my thesis successfully on the importance of psychology in Urdu fiction novels and got the distinction to become the first ever woman PhD in this discipline at this university,” Raheela Bibi told reporters on Monday. Dr Altaf Yousafzai-led examination 17

January 15, 2019 12:00 AM Polish mayor dies of stab wounds

GDANSK, Poland: The centrist mayor of the Polish port city of Gdansk died on Monday, a day after a man stabbed him in the heart in front of hundreds of people at a charity event. "Despite all our efforts, we failed to save him," Doctor Tomasz Stefaniak, director of Gdansk University hospital, told Polish media. Anti-violence rallies are being planned 14

January 14, 2019 12:00 AM Female student expelled for hugging male friend

CAIRO: Egypt's Al-Azhar university on Sunday said it had expelled a female student after she appeared in a video hugging a male colleague, accusing her of undermining the school's reputation.The video, which went viral earlier this month, showed a young man carrying a bouquet of flowers kneeling before a young woman and then hugging her in what appeared 15

January 13, 2019 10:51 AM Faisalabad University condemned for replacing Valentine's with 'Sister's Day'

FAISALABAD: The University of Agriculture, Faisalabad (UAF) has come under fire for their decision to celebrate ‘Sisters Day’ in place of Valentine’s Day on February 14. In an attempt to promote Islamic and eastern values amongst pupils, the academic institution’s Vice Chancellor Dr Zafar Iqbal Randhawa was reported by local media to have announced at an event 15

January 13, 2019 12:00 AM ‘A Dance of the Souls’ launched

KARACHI: The launch of A Dance of the Souls, written by Faiza Taqi Hassan, was held here. This is her first published book and is a soul searching journey of her personal life which once delved deep into, mixes in with the readers’ perception of finding yourself and searching for the higher power, says a press release. The launch was held at The Indus 19

January 12, 2019 12:46 PM PM Imran's pictures on laptop distribution banners: University orders inquiry

ISLAMABAD: The Government College University has constituted a three-member committee to investigate display o pictures of Prime Minister Imran Khan on banners and flexes of PM’s laptop distribution scheme. The banners went viral on social media, drawing outrage form netizens considering Imran Khan’s staunch opposition to the laptop scheme in the past. “Consequent 23

January 7, 2019 12:00 AM JAC hails recovery of QAU land

Islamabad: The Joint Action Committee of the Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) hailed the district administration's crackdown on the illegal occupation of the university's land and demanded the continuation of the exercise until the eviction of illegal occupants from all 298 acres of campus. In statement issued here on Sunday, the committee, which consists 10

January 7, 2019 12:00 AM NUST renders remarkable contributions in health sector

Islamabad: National University of Science and Technology (NUST) has rendered remarkable contributions in the health sector of the country by developing new technologies during the last five years to assist the health system and benefit the common people. According to the official source, the university has developed cost-effective Cardiac Stent to facilitate 8

January 6, 2019 12:00 AM No Ebola case in Sweden: officials

STOCKHOLM: A patient in Sweden who was admitted to hospital with a suspected case of Ebola, was found not to be suffering from the highly infectious and potentially fatal disease, health care officials said Friday. “The young man... who had symptoms... is not suffering from Ebola. That is what the result of tests shows,” the health authorities in Uppsala 9