Egypt’s Al-Azhar university reverses expulsion of a female student over hug

Egypt’s Al-Azhar university reverses expulsion of a female student over hug

Egypt’s Al-Azhar university on Monday overturned a decision to expel a female student who was filmed hugging a male colleague, after the country’s top Muslim cleric intervened in her favour. In a video widely circulated earlier this month, a man was seen carrying a bouquet of flowers kneeling before a...

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Education Minister of Sindh gives ultimatum to schools to slash tuition fees as per SC’s orders

Education Minister of Sindh gives ultimatum to schools to slash tuition fees as per SC’s orders

KARACHI: Education Minister of Sindh, Syed Sardar Shah, has given an ultimatum to all private schools across the province to cut down their tuition fee as per the order of the Supreme Court. Speaking to media in Karachi, the minister warned that he will raid and shut down all private...

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Saudi government collaborates with HEC, likely to provide scholarships to 583 Pakistani students

Saudi government collaborates with HEC, likely to provide scholarships to 583 Pakistani students

ISLAMABAD: Saudi government in collaboration with Higher Education Commission (HEC) will provide fully-funded scholarships to 583 Pakistani students this year, Radio Pakistan reported on Monday. The commission has invited applications from talented students of Pakistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir for studying opportunities in Saudi Arabia. Under these scholarship opportunities,...

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Malala’s new release sheds light on ‘refugees’

Malala’s new release sheds light on ‘refugees’

Malala Yousufzai is set to launch her third book following the release of her memoirs “I Am Malala” and a children’s book “Malala’s Magic Pencil”. The education activist’s latest book, “We are Displaced: My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World”, is set to release on January 8....

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Major Geoffrey Langlands, the teacher of renowned Pakistani politicians expires at the age of 101 in Lahore

Major Geoffrey Langlands, the teacher of renowned Pakistani politicians expires at the age of 101 in Lahore

Major Geoffrey Langlands, teacher of Prime Minister Imran Khan, Farooq Laghari, and many other leaders of Pakistan has passed away on January 2, at the age of 101 in Lahore. He has educated generations of Pakistanis including many leaders at the Atchison College. According to an official statement, “Aitchison College...

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Government establishes policies to maintain teaching and learning standards

Government establishes policies to maintain teaching and learning standards

Islamabad: The government would establish common national teaching and learning standards under its newly introduced policy framework with sole purpose to ensure quality education and bring its standard at par with other regional nations. Federal Education and Professional Training Division under this initiative will identify common standards applicable in school...

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Dr. Atta-ur-Rehman: Up-gradation of technical education is needed for the revival of Pakistan

Dr. Atta-ur-Rehman: Up-gradation of technical education is needed for the revival of Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Eminent scientist and Vice Chairman Prime Minister’s Task Force on Technology Driven Knowledge Economy Dr Atta-ur-Rehman has stressed the need to upgrade Pakistan’s technical education according to the market needs. “Pakistan is a resource-rich country and there is a need to utilize them in a better way,” he said...

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AJK President Sardar Muhammad presses students on acquiring IT-based education

AJK President Sardar Muhammad presses students on acquiring IT-based education

MUZAFFARABAD: Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) President Sardar Muhammad Masood Khan has urged the teachers and students to catch up with the pace of changing scenario of the developed countries and take advantage of the emerging technologies to make teaching and learning process more easier, faster and technology based. Addressing...

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Schedule for Winter Vacations 2018 announced

Schedule for Winter Vacations 2018 announced

According to a notification released by the Government of Sindh, school winter vacations, 2018 will begin from December 22. The notice about the holiday schedule reveals that the vacations will begin from 22nd December to 31st December. All private and public schools will reopen on January 1. As per the holiday...

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SC directs private schools to slash fee by 20%

SC directs private schools to slash fee by 20%

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered private schools across the country to cut their monthly fee by 20 percent. A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar heard a suo motu case against tuition fee hikes by private schools. The hearing was attended by private...

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