Tag: Students

Revival of steel mills

Farid A Malik | We, the engineers of the seventies were inspired by the first Steel Mills of Pakistan, inaugurated by Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto (ZAB)...

Why did Punjab Government force VC Punjab University to resign?

News Analysis | Punjab University Vice Chancellor (VC) Dr. Zafar Mueen Nasar resigned on Friday, apparently over a seminary land issue. He submitted his resignation...

Eating Fish might make you Smarter

The findings show that youngsters who eat fish once a week score at least four points higher than average in IQ tests, compared with those...

Pakistan’s First Solar Night School

I believe the mind once enlightened cannot again become dark. Slum School by Rohayl Varind A free school for underprivileged children living in slums of Pakistan....

Why introverts make the best public speakers

Matt Pocock | ‘The majority of my students had never heard a politician speak like Barack Obama; with clarity, dignity, focus, passion, humanity, and authenticity. A...

A step in the right direction by the Punjab Higher Education...

News Analysis | The Punjab Higher Education Department (PHED) appears to be in chaos over a controversial notification which barred 18 universities in the province...

The decline of Model United Nations

M. Usama Khawar | A Model United Nations conference based in Karachi is boasting of keeping a prize of 100,000 rupees along with a motorcycle...

Hijab style trends: From the Afghan burqa to the cover of...

July 12 is National Hijab Day in Iran, a celebration that has been met by defiant protests by women driving headscarf less in their cars. At the same...

Realities of Internships in Pakistan

News Analysis | It's the time of the year when students from colleges and universities are either attending summer sessions to improve their grades or...

Pakistan finally learns what it must do to help Kashmiris

Saleem Akhtar Malik | 8th July 2016: Kokernag, a sleepy town in the Anantnag district in Indian occupied Kashmir, shot into prominence when Burhan Muzaffar...

Pakistan’s defective examination system: reforms or demise?

Miangul Majid Khan | A University professor wrote an expressive message to his students at the doctorate, master's, and bachelor's levels and placed it at...

To improve education in Pakistan we need 2-Way communication

Shahid Anwar | Organizational theory tells us that institutions are a function of what they communicate and how!  Good institutions come from good understanding amongst...

Why Punjab’s Education in a total mess? Can it be fixed?

Shahid Anwar | Institutions or organizations build their internal structures to facilitate the achievement of their key objectives. However, at times the very structures designed...

Australian students make $2 version of malaria drug price-hiked by Martin...

In September 2015 biotech executive Martin Shkreli became one of the most reviled men on the internet after purchasing the rights to an anti-malaria...

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News Desk | On Friday, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi approved the decision to send Pakistani troops to Saudi Arabia under a longstanding defense cooperation between...

PadMan’s director upset that Pakistan not showing movie

PadMan director Balki says he is planning a special screening of a movie for Pakistani human rights activist Malala Yousafzai. He says that the...

Emma Watson welcomes new guidelines to tackle harassment

News Desk | On Wednesday, Feminist and Hollywood actress Emma Watson stood in support of the new guidelines developed to tackle harassment and bullying in...

Is PTI facing an existential crisis?

News Desk | Senior Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Fauzia Kasuri claims that her party, PTI, is facing an existential threat. She said this while addressing...

Government sets in motion PIA privatization process

News Desk | The government of Pakistan has decided to start the long-awaited privatization of the national flag carrier Pakistan International Airline (PIA). Prime Minister...

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