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Govt grants scholarships to 3,000 Afghan students

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ISLAMABAD: The government has launched a programme for capacity building of universities in war-torn Afghanistan and awarded 3,000 scholarships to Afghan students studying in Pakistan. Under the programme, another 3,000 scholarships for graduation to PhD level studies will be awarded to Afghans soon. President Mamnoon Hussain granted documents of scholarships to the Afghan students under […]

‘Favouritism’ deprives 23 students of BD medical scholarships

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MIANWALI: At least 23 eligible Pakistani students have been deprived of an opportunity to pursue their medical education in Bangladesh under a Saarc scholarship programme allegedly because of favouritism going on unchecked in the relevant sections of the Ministry of Inter Provincial Coordination (IPC) and the Foreign Office (FO). The case of Ms Mah Noor, […]

ECNEC approves 1,500 scholarships under US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor

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ISLAMABAD: The Executive Committee of National Economic Council (ECNEC) on Wednesday, under the chairmanship of Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, approved PhD Scholarship Programme under US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor (Phase-1) at a rationalised cost of Rs18.81 billion including foreign exchange component of Rs17.714 billion. Dar chaired meeting of the ECNEC here on Wednesday. The Committee considered and […]

Students take pains to appear in test for scholarship

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PESHAWAR: A large number of students, most of them accompanied by their parents, from different parts of the province had to spend sleepless night in the chilly weather to reach Peshawar for appearing in a test, held here on Sunday by the government to award scholarships to them for several prominent public schools. The students […]

HEC plans scholarships for students of Balochistan, FATA

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Higher Education Commission (HEC) has prepared a roadmap for the phase-wise establishment of 32 sub-campuses with an estimated cost of Rs 5.6 billion in different parts of the country, lacking higher educational institutes, revealed HEC Executive Director Dr Arshad Ali. HEC, in accordance with the Vision 2025, “Establishment of sub-campus of Public Sector University at […]

Rush for ‘Breaking News’ putting journalists at risk: Press Clubs’ reps

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Press clubs’ representatives from across Pakistan agreed that the rush for breaking news combined with the unprofessional attitude of editors, newsroom personnel and media houses leave journalists working in the field vulnerable and at risk. This was the consensus at the ‘National Consultative Dialogue on the Safety of Journalists,’ organized by the Pakistan Press Foundation […]

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Unequipped on the frontlines

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Photojournalists seek better safety equipment, gear Dateline: Karachi, December 9 Photojournalists from across Pakistan emphasized the need for media houses to provide safety equipment and better gear to enable them to better cover major incidents like explosions, attacks and protests without exposing themselves to mortal danger. This was the consensus at the ‘National Consultative Dialogue […]

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First-ever Chinese Ambassador Scholarship established at QAU

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ISLAMABAD: Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan, Sun Weidong here on Thursday inaugurated the Chinese Ambassador Scholarship program for undergraduate and MPhil students at the School of Politics and International Relations (SPIR), Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU). In this connection, an agreement was signed by the ambassador Sun and QAU Vice Chancellor Dr Javed Ashraf. The ambassador also handed […]

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) completes UNESCO-supported training program on safety of journalists in Pakistan

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Karachi, 11 November 2016: Pakistan Press Foundation and through UNESCO’s International Programme for the Development of Communication (IPDC) is completing the last round of trainings in Pakistan on promoting safety of journalists. 116 journalists and media professionals benefited from the last round of trainings held in Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab and Sindh provinces. The three-day […]

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