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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 »

Australia’s AU$6 million support to WFP to boost Girls’ Education in FATA

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The programme will provide over 312,000 children with High Energy Biscuits in 7 FATA agencies and 6 frontier regions ISLAMABAD – Australian Government has contributed AU$6 million (approximately US$4.5 million) from the for a three-year girls education programme in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and Frontier Regions (FR) to United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). WFP Country Director ad interim Stephen Gluning noted that “There are alarming rates ... Read More »

Pakistan ranks 154 out of 183 countries on Youth Development Index 2016

Pakistan ranks 154 out of 183 countries on Youth Development Index 2016

Pakistan’s poor performance in the areas of education, financial inclusion and political participation led to declining score on Youth Development Index 2016 Pakistan is among the worst countries for young people aged 15 to 29 to live in, according to the latest survey of Youth Development Index (YDI) 2016 compiled by Commonwealth Secretariat. At a dismal ranking of 154 among ... Read More »

Hurricane Matthew one month on: More than 600,000 children in Haiti still in need of aid

Hurricane Matthew one month on: More than 600,000 children in Haiti still in need of aid

UNICEF ramps up water, sanitation, health, education and protection services PORT-AU-PRINCE, (Haiti) – One month after Hurricane Matthew pummeled Haiti, nearly 600,000 children remain in need of humanitarian assistance, stalked by disease, hunger, and malnutrition, UNICEF said. “One month after the hurricane, life for more than half a million children in Haiti is still far from back to normal,” said Marc ... 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 »

Space Week 2016 inspires young Pakistanis to explore space science & technology

World Space Week 2016 Pakistan

World Space Week 2016 inspires young Pakistanis to enter into the realm of Science & Technology Young scientists and space lovers gathered at an exceptional event by Institute of Space Technology to share their love for space science and everything beyond home planet Earth. Throughout the world, space events are being held to celebrate, educate and inspire the children and ... 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 »

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