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U.S. Universities interested in having Pakistani Students: USEFP

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 12th April 2014

U.S. Universities interested in having Pakistani Students: USEFP ISLAMABAD: The Executive Director of USEFP, Rita Akhtar has said that American universities are very much interested in having Pakistani students on their campuses and this year’s delegation included representatives from New York University, Savannah College, Hiram College, University of Kentucky, Valparaiso University, and University of Northern Iowa. She said that the motive behind organizing...


US to provide 40 m dollars for Pakistani Universities : Envoy

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 11th April 2014

US to provide 40 m dollars for Pakistani Universities : Envoy MUZAFFARABD: United States (US) Ambassador to Pakistan Richard Olson Thursday expressed his Government’s commitment to provide 40 million dollars to Pakistani universities this year. Addressing a function here after the stone-breaking of a block to be constructed by the US Aid Agency for the Faculty of Education, Olson said that US was providing 40 million...


Matriculation exams begin in Karachi

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 2nd April 2014

Matriculation exams begin in Karachi Karachi: Under the Board of Secondary Education Karachi (BSEK), Matriculation exams have begun in Karachi today, Aaj News reported on Wednesday. According to the reports, Over 340,000 students will appear for the Board of Secondary Education Karachi examination. Of the 295 exam centres where students will appear in two shifts, 33 centres have been declared...


Govt plans literacy movement; 4% GDP for education by 2018: PM

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 29th March 2014

Govt plans literacy movement; 4% GDP for education by 2018: PM ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Saturday unveiled his government’s plan to launch a countrywide literacy movement to ensure enrollment of every child in the school, by introducing a package of incentives. He said “Our effort is to achieve the targets, set by Education for All (EFA) and Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) within the coming...


Women half as likely as men to study science: survey

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 19th March 2014

Women half as likely as men to study science: survey PARIS: Women are being put off careers in science by stereotypes and are less than half as likely as men to apply for degrees in the field, said a study published Wednesday. A young woman in Britain, France, Germany, Japan, Spain and the United States has on average a 35 percent probability to enrol in...


SHYLC opens to groom youth of underprivileged areas of Karachi

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 4th March 2014

SHYLC opens to groom youth of underprivileged areas of Karachi Karachi: The young boys of underprivileged areas like Sultanabad and Hijrat Colony can do wonders if their energies are channelized towards positive activities. This was said by the Commissioner Karachi, Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui, at inauguration ceremony of Sultanabad/Hijrat Colony Young Leaders’ Conference (SHYLC) here today. He said that the two neighboring areas of Karachi unfortunately...


Radio Pakistan educating listeners on social, educational, religious issues: NA told

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 27th February 2014

Radio Pakistan educating listeners on social, educational, religious issues: NA told ISLAMABAD: Parliamentary Secretary for Information and Broadcasting Mohsin Shah Nawaz Ranjah on Thursday informed the National Assembly that Radio Pakistan provides information to the listeners on social, economic, cultural, educational and religious issues in programs. Replying to a question he said Radio Pakistan was broadcasting programs almost in 33 regional languages. He said the total...


Registration of schools not teaching Sindhi would be cancelled: Nisar

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 19th February 2014

Registration of schools not teaching Sindhi would be cancelled: Nisar JAMSHORO: Sindh Education Minister, Nisar Ahmed Khuhro has said that registration would be cancelled of those private schools where the Sindhi subject was not being taught. He said this while talking to media on the occasion of Cultural program held at Government Girls Middle School Telegraph Kotri on Wednesday. “All members of Sindh Assembly are...


DHA Administrator for best education and proper grooming of children

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 18th February 2014

DHA Administrator for best education and proper grooming of children KARACHI: Brig Muhammad Abdullah, Administrator, Defense Housing Authority (DHA) has emphasized that children should be provided best education and groomed properly to become successful and dynamic individuals in life. Addressing the annual prize distribution function of Defense Authority High School Ph-IV as its chief guest he said education is the essence of life and the...


Pak-Japan ink agreement to promote education in rural Sindh

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 11th February 2014

Pak-Japan ink agreement to promote education in rural Sindh ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Japan here on Tuesday signed an agreement under which the later would expand girls’s education opportunities in Souther rural Sindh. In this connection, Secretary of Economic Affairs Division (EAD) Nargis Sethi and Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan Hiroshi Inomata inked an agreement here at EAD. According to agreement, Japan would provide a...


Pakistani university students to visit Japan under JENESYS Programme

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 7th February 2014

Pakistani university students to visit Japan under JENESYS Programme ISLAMABAD: Eleven Pakistani University students, chosen by their respective universities in Rawalpindi and Islamabad, will visit Japan under JENESYS 2.0 Programme. The university students from member countries of SAARC have been invited by Japanese government to participate in this short term invitation programme. The delegation of students will visit Japan from February 9 to 18....


KU announces schedule for postponed papers

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 3rd February 2014

KU announces schedule for postponed papers KARACHI: Karachi University has announced the schedule for postponed papers of B.A. part- I and II. According to a press release issued here on Sunday, the Islamic history paper of Part-II will now be held on February 4, International Relations paper will be held on February 6. International relations BA part-I paper will be held...


Games boost Maths performance in kids

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 31st January 2014

Games boost Maths performance in kids ISLAMABAD: Researchers say that practicing instinctive numerical exercises can improve children’s ability to solve maths problems. “We wanted to know how basic intuitions about numbers relate to mathematics development,” said psychology professor Daniel Hyde at University of Illinois, who conducted the study with Saeeda Khanum of Quaid-i-Azam University in Islamabad, and Elizabeth Spelke of Harvard University,...


Khuhro pledges strict steps to curb cheating in exams

By: Sheraz Nasir, Uploaded: 27th January 2014

Khuhro pledges strict steps to curb cheating in exams KARACHI: Senior Sindh Minister for Education Nisar Ahmed Khuhro has promised stringent measures to curb the trend of cheating in educational examinations. He was speaking at a ceremony organised at N.J.V. School to give appointment letters to 253 higher secondary teachers who qualified National Testing Service (NTS) test in Karachi, Hyderabad and Mirpurkhas Range. Nisar Khuhro warned teachers...


ICAP launches new education scheme, study packs

By: Sumaira Alwani, Uploaded: 25th January 2014

ICAP launches new education scheme, study packs KARACHI: Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) has launched its new ” Education Scheme and Chartered Accountants : Study Packs.” This would prove another milestone and distinction of ICAP to revamp the study scheme of the Chartered Accountants aligned with latest developments of the modern world, said President ICAP, Naeem Akhtar Sheikh while speaking...


Education Expo continues

By: Hassaan Ali, Uploaded: 23rd January 2014

Education Expo continues LAHORE: The second part of the 11th annual `Education Expo’ remained continue on its second day here at a local hotel on Thursday. The first part of the exhibition was held at the Karachi Expo Centre on January 19 to 20 and now it was held in the city on January 22 which would finally...


Only 6.67pc passe MA English exam

By: Hassaan Ali, Uploaded: 17th January 2014

Only 6.67pc passe MA English exam MULTAN: Bahauddin Zakariya University announced results of M.A English (Special) part-I annual examination 2012 held in  May-July 2013. According to a notification issued here, a total of 45 candidates including 10 male and 35 female appeared in the examination out of whom only 3 passed. The pass percentage stood at 6.67. Source:...


Pakistani youth declared top in world of mathematics

By: Sumaira Alwani, Uploaded: 13th January 2014

Pakistani youth declared top in world of mathematics ISLAMABAD: Shahzaib Ali Abbasi, 18, has been declared top in the world for mathematics in the Cambridge O-level examinations held by the University of Cambridge, UK. He has also achieved regional distinction in O-Level in computer studies. His latest achievement is getting the coveted mention in the International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) 2013 held in Colombia,...


16 include 12 female get A-1 in SSC-II Supply Exam-2013: BSEK

By: Hassaan Ali, Uploaded: 7th January 2014

16 include 12 female get A-1 in SSC-II Supply Exam-2013: BSEK KARACHI: The Board of Secondary Education Karachi (BSEK) on Tuesday announced that 16 including 12 female students got grade A-1 in the SSC-II supplementary examination-2013 (science and general group) regular and private group. According to the Controller of Examinations, 301 students including 146 male and 155 female were passed in grade-A. Total 1793 students were...


Graduating degrees to students of Aga Khan University awarded by Prince Karim Aga Khan IV

By: Sumaira Alwani, Uploaded: 19th December 2013

Graduating degrees to students of Aga Khan University awarded by Prince Karim Aga Khan IV Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims, Prince Karim Aga Khan IV, reached Islamabad Sunday evening. He was received at the airport by Ambassador Syed Tariq Fatemi, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs. The Aga Khan is staying in Pakistan till 19th December. During his visit in Islamabad, he met President of Pakistan, Prime Minister,...


Text massaging in class may affect college students’ learning

By: Farah Jamil, Uploaded: 19th December 2013

Text massaging in class may affect college students’ learning ISLAMABAD: College students who frequently text message during class have difficulty staying attentive to classroom lectures and consequently risk having poor learning outcomes, finds a new study accepted for publication in the National Communication Association’s journal Communication Education. “We know from our past research that college students who are regular text users habitually engage in...


KU B.Com exams to commence from Dec 23

By: Hassaan Ali, Uploaded: 18th December 2013

KU B.Com exams to commence from Dec 23 KARACHI: University of Karachi (KU) on Wednesday issued the schedule of Bachelors of Commerce 2013 annual regular examination. The exams would commence from December 23 (Monday). Thirty-four exam centers have been set up at the varsity and its different affiliated colleges for 55,527 candidates. Source:...


Shooter video games boost children’s memory

By: Farah Jamil, Uploaded: 18th December 2013

Shooter video games boost children’s memory ISLAMABAD: A 2013 meta-analysis found that playing shooter video games improved a player’s capacity to think about objects in three dimensions results of scientific studies as described by the researchers and their institutions. Playing video games, including violent shooter games, may boost children’s learning, health and social skills, according to a review of research on...


Pakistan stands at 180th number in literacy rate at world level: UNESCO

By: Farah Jamil, Uploaded: 4th December 2013

Pakistan stands at 180th number in literacy rate at world level: UNESCO ISLAMABAD: According to latest report of UN education department UNESCO, the illiteracy percentage was 79 percent in Pakistan in 2012 and the number of Pakistan was 180 in the list of 221 in big or small countries in the world. The illiteracy percentage was 72 percent in the youth age 15 to 24 years, 57...


British Council, HEC agree to develop strategy document for development of Higher Education

By: Farah Jamil, Uploaded: 4th December 2013

British Council, HEC agree to develop strategy document for development of Higher Education ISLAMABAD: British Council and Higher Education Commission (HEC) would develop a strategy document for strengthening Pakistan and UK links in the higher education sector. It was agreed during a meeting of delegation of British Council led by Director, British Council, Jo Beall with Executive Director HEC Dr Mukhtar Ahmed. The meeting decided that this partnership...


BIEK announces HSC Part I (Pre-Engineering) results

By: Hassaan Ali, Uploaded: 2nd December 2013

BIEK announces HSC Part I (Pre-Engineering) results KARACHI: The Board of Intermediate education Karachi (BIEK) announced on December 2nd the result of HSC Part I Science (Pre-Engineering) and Science General Group for the annual examinations. The Controller of Examinations of BIEK congratulates all the students who cleared the papers with significant marks. · BIEK announces HSC Part I (Pre-Engineering) results The Board...


 
 
 



 
 



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