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Pakistani-American doctor honoured with prestigious US award

Pakistani-American doctor honoured with prestigious US award

Dr Adil Haider joins the ranks of seven US presidents, several world leaders and two Nobel Prize winners with the award. A Pakistani-American trauma surgeon in the United States has been awarded one of the country’s most prestigious awards for immigrants “The Ellis Island Medal of Honour” in recognition for his expertise in the field and his service to those ... Read More »

LUMS Business School among world’s top 300 business schools

LUMS Business School among world's top 300 business schools

Suleman Dawood School of Business at LUMS has been ranked among the world’s top 300 business schools by a British ranking agency. The Suleman Dawood School of Business (SDSB) at Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) now stands amongst top 300 business schools of the world according to the latest rankings by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings by Subject ... Read More »

Turkish development agency provides educational support to orphans

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A Turkish development agency has contributed to the education of 650 orphans in Karachi with a year’s supply of stationery and other educational kits to the students. According to a media note released by the Turkey’s Cooperation and Development Agency (TIKA) the support was provided to the young students in collaboration with the Al-Mustafa Social Aid Organization during a ceremony ... Read More »

HEC countrywide crackdown against illegal educational institutes

HEC announced indigenous PhD scholarships for year 2016-17

Lahore lead university, Superior University and University of South Asia are among the updated ban university list by HEC. ISLAMABAD – Higher Education Commission (HEC) has declared 100 universities, colleges and institutions as illegal on its list on the website. At least 79 private universities in Punjab were found ghost with no existence on the provided addresses whereas inquiry committees have ... Read More »

Pakistan Navy Engineering College holds 28th convocation

Pakistan Navy Engineering College holds 28th convocation

Around 360 graduates were awarded degrees at the 28th convocation of Pakistan Navy Engineering College Pakistan Navy Engineering College held its 28th convocation, presenting 361 students with their degrees while handing medals to 39 of the most outstanding students. Mr. Rana Tanveer Hussain, Minister for Science and Technology was the Chief Guest at the 28th Convocation held at Bahria Auditorium. ccasion. ... Read More »

HEC announced indigenous PhD scholarships for year 2016-17

HEC announced indigenous PhD scholarships for year 2016-17

HEC released Rs. 300 million in annual budget for new schemes and scholarships, total 1000 Scholarships will be offered to Pakistan and AJK nationals. According to the departmental details, Higher Education Commission Pakistan has offered 1000 free scholarships under PhD indigenous fellowship program across the country willing students. The HEC scholarship will be based on indigenous and merit based. According ... Read More »

US Ambassador congratulates Pakistani Fulbright and Humphrey alumni

US Ambassador congratulates Pakistani Fulbright and Humphrey alumni

American Ambassador David Hale congratulated the alumni on their accomplishments and urged them to continue applying the skills and connections to their professional and personal pursuits in Pakistan. ISLAMABAD – Approximately 250 Pakistani alumni of the Fulbright Program and Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program gathered at the Higher Education Commission in Islamabad for a conference that examined how they can ... Read More »

Pakistan Reading Project cultivates a Love of reading in Students

Pakistan Reading Project cultivates a Love of reading in Students

Pakistan Reading Project aims to reach over 1.3 million children across Pakistan ISLAMABAD – Around 800 students, their parents and teachers have received formal training under the  Pakistan Reading Project organized by Hashoo Foundation in partnership with the USAID and the support of the Federal Directorate of Education (FDE). The concluding ceremony celebrated the success of “Improving Reading Habits of Grade 1 and 2 ... Read More »

United Nations Corners to be established in Govt Universities across Pakistan

United Nations Corners to be established in Govt Universities across Pakistan

Swiss Aid Agency and UN will establish United Nations Corners in Government Universities to support students in research and empower young Pakistanis Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) will provide financial assistance to establish the ‘United Nations Corners’ in all Government universities across Pakistan. Mr. Roger Kull, Deputy Head of Mission of the Swiss Embassy, said: “The United Nations Corner provides ... Read More »

Pakistan’s education policies failing too many children: GEM Report 2016

Ms. Vibeke Jensen, UNESCO Representative to Pakistan presents the 2016 Global Education Monitoring Report to Mr. Baligh-ur-Rehman, Minister of State for Federal Education

The Education systems must provide people vital skills and knowledge that can find new solutions for environmental problems ISLAMABAD – Pakistan is home to 9% (24 million) of the world’s 263 million out of school children, adolescents, and youth, which is a serious challenge to the country, according to Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report 2016 launched here on September 28, 2016. The report ... Read More »

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