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Balochistan Basic Education Programme launched

Pakistani girls at school in Mingora, Swat valley.

Governor inaugurates Balochistan Basic Education Programme in Quetta The Balochistan Basic Education Programme (BBEP) was inaugurated by the Chief Guest Governor of Balochistan, Muhammad Khan Achakzai at a ceremony held in Quetta. The Minister for Education, Abdul Rahim Ziaratwal, Ambassador of the European Union to Pakistan, H.E Jean-Francois Cautain, UNICEF Representative in Pakistan, Ms. Angela Kearney and many senior officials, ... Read More »

Community based Disaster Risk Management and School Safety Programmes launched in Balochistan

Community based Disaster Risk Management and School Safety Programmes launched in Balochistan

Programme will benefit 6,546 people including school children, teachers and 3,000 community members in two selected districts The Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA), Balochistan in collaboration with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and Focus Humanitarian Assistance (FOCUS) Pakistan launched two new programmes aimed at reducing the risks posed by natural disasters in Balochistan – Community Based Disaster Risk ... Read More »

Pakistan’s Engineering University shifts to environment-friendly solar energy

Pakistan’s Engineering University moved to environment-friendly energy

Usman Institute of Technology, Karachi has installed about 198 solar panels of 320 Watts producing a total of 60kW A private sector higher education institute ‘Usman Institute of Technology Karachi’ became Pakistan’s premium technology institution, shifted to solar power to effectively meet the institute’s increasing electricity needs. UIT kicked off energy conservation drive in August of last year. About 198 solar ... Read More »

NUST students win first prize at Stanford Longevity Design Challenge in California

NUST students win first prize at Stanford Longevity Design Challenge in California

Pakistani students’ anti-tremor prototype project TAME wins big in U.S. A Team from NUST Islamabad has defeated several participated Teams USA, Canada, Brazil and China to win the Stanford‘s design challenge held at California, United states. The Team of National University of Science and Technology (NUST) represented Pakistan in Stanford Longevity Design Challenge. They waved the flag of Pakistan while ... Read More »

Pakistan Army receives 6 Cessna aircraft from US

Pakistan Army receives 6 Cessna aircraft from US

Cessna 208 Caravan accommodates up to 14 people and a load of 1,593kg. Pakistan Army has received six new Cessna aircraft, two Cessna 208 Caravan and four Cessna T-206H from the United States, according to the US Office of Defense Representative. In April 2016, the US Department of Defence had announced it had issued a $14.9 million, fixed-price contract to Cessna ... Read More »

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 »

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