Daily Archives: June 17th, 2013

Complaints rife against education consultancy

Complaints rife against education consultancy Lahore: In the absence of a regulatory framework overseeing the education consultancy business, complaints by young talented students seeking higher education abroad against fraudulent profit seekers are on the rise. Unfortunately, there is no mechanism in place for checking the education consultancy business both at federal and provincial levels and […]

Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) post-graduate admissions continue

Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU)  post-graduate admissions continue Islamabad: Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) admissions for MS/MPhil and PhD programmes for the Semester Autumn, 2013 continued around the country simultaneously. A news release issued on Friday said the prospectus and admission forms have been placed on the university’s website and the last date for submission of […]

Three Pakistani universities among top 200 in the world

Three Pakistani universities among top 200 in the world Islamabad: According to the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World Universities Rankings 2013, seven Pakistani universities have won place in the list of top 250 Asian universities and three Pakistani universities are now among the top 200 world universities in agriculture and forestry. The Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), UK, […]

View Result SSC (Secondary School Certificate; Matric) Examination Annual 2013 Board of Intermediate & Secondary Education BISE Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Peshawar

View Result SSC (Secondary School Certificate; Matric) Examination Annual 2013 Board of Intermediate & Secondary Education BISE Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Peshawar Peshawar: Girls have clinched all the top three positions in the secondary school certificate (SSC) annual examinations-2013 of the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE), Peshawar. A ceremony was held at the board offices […]

Govt schools yet to introduce science subjects in English

Govt schools yet to introduce science subjects in English Peshawar: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Elementary and Secondary Education (E&SE) Department is yet to introduce English as medium of instruction for mathematics and science subjects from grade-6 onwards in government schools though it had taken the decision to this effect one and a half years ago. Sources […]

IBA Karachi, IBP join hands for academic excellence

IBA Karachi, IBP join hands for academic excellence Karachi: The Institute of Business Administration (IBA) and the Institute of Bankers Pakistan (IBP) signed a memorandum of understanding on Saturday that will allow the students of the former the opportunity to acquire a professional banking qualification simultaneously while undertaking an academic degree. The pact was signed […]

View Result SSC (Secondary School Certificate; Matric) Examination Annual 2013 Board of Intermediate & Secondary Education BISE Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Abbottabad

View Result SSC (Secondary School Certificate; Matric) Examination Annual 2013 Board of Intermediate & Secondary Education BISE Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Abbottabad Abbottabad: Up to 78.48per cent candidates passed the Secondary School Certificate examination as the Board of Intermediate & Secondary Education Abbottabad announced the result on Thursday. A total of 50,875 students had appeared in the […]

Karachi University MPhil, PhD admit cards

Karachi University MPhil, PhD admit cards Karachi: The University of Karachi has announced that admit cards for tests/ interviews for admissions to MPhil/PhD and MS (surgery)/MD (medicine) can be obtained by June 14. The tests would be conducted on June 16 and a list of successful candidates would be displayed on June 19, the KU […]

For O-level students, first stage of re-exam over

For O-level students, first stage of re-exam over Karachi: The first stage of the O-level re-examinations is over. Students enrolled with the Cambridge International Examinations took their Islamiyat and Pakistan Studies Paper-I on Thursday. The re-exam was scheduled owing to a security breach, which allowed some students in Pakistan to see the question papers of […]

Students irked by loadshedding during exams

Students irked by loadshedding during exams Chakwal: Seated in a congested room, Khurram Shahzad wipes the beads of perspiration off his face before writing a few words on the answer sheet. He then waves the answer sheet like a hand-fan, all the while looking at the ceiling fan which stands still. Once again he focuses […]

Punjab governor reinstates Punjab University professor accused of sexual harassment

Punjab governor reinstates Punjab University professor accused of sexual harassment LAHORE: A Punjab University professor dismissed over multiple charges of sexual harassment has been reinstated by Punjab Governor Syed Ahmad Mehmood, Daily Times has learnt on Sunday. Former principal at College of Earth and Environment Sciences (CEES) Dr Iftikhar Hussain Baloch was accused of sexually […]

Father’s Day observed

Father’s Day observed LAHORE: Father’s Day was observed in the city on Sunday, primarily in posh areas, with gifts presented to fathers as an expression of love. Special ceremonies were held at Pearl Continental hotel and Cathedral Church in which children participated with families. The children paid tribute to their fathers by cutting cakes, singing […]

Students protest against terrorism incidents in Balochistan

Students protest against terrorism incidents in Balochistan LAHORE: University students staged a protest demonstration against attack on Quaid’s residency, women university bus and Bolan Medical Complex. A large number of students, PTI leaders and workers participated in the protest held at Liberty Chowk here on Sunday. The protestors were carrying banners and placards inscribed with […]

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought today

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought today EWT chairperson says around 50 million people may be displaced within next 10 years as result of desertification ISLAMABAD: World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought will be celebrated today (Monday) to promote public awareness and the implementation of United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) in […]