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Chinese govt awards $20,000 scholarships to KU Confucius Institute

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The Confucius Institute at the University of Karachi is playing a pivotal role in the promotion of the Chinese language and culture, and it will open new gateways to strengthening academic ties between the brotherly nations. The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is a bright example of the strong friendship of Pakistan and China and it will […]


Scholars urged to apply for Chevening scholarships

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Islamabad – British Deputy High Commissioner, Patrick Moody has urged the Pakistani scholars to apply for the United Kingdom’s prestigious Chevening scholarships till November 8. Chevening Scholarships are awarded to individuals who demonstrate leadership potential and who have strong academic backgrounds, said a news release issued here. The scholarship offers financial support to study for […]


Concern on growing commercialism of media

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Working journalists have expressed concerns over growing commercialism of media and urged giving more focus on news related to public interest. Speaking at a three-day training workshop here arranged by Pakistan Press Foundation on Journalism Skills in collaboration with International Media Support and the Embassy of Denmark in Islamabad, they said though the security threats […]


Thematic journalism trainings conclude

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LAHORE: Training should be mandatory for journalists entering the field, said a participant at a training session on journalistic skills conducted by Individualland Pakistan, a research-based advocacy firm. Individualland Pakistan had organised a three-day training for trainers which concluded on August 29. The organisation has recently started work on an initiative titled, Support to Media […]


131 Pakistanis awarded scholarships to study in China

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Islamabad: Chinese government this year awarded 131 new scholarships to Pakistani students enabling them to obtain higher-level education from bachelors to PhD degree from top Chinese universities. Admission letters for availing the scholarship were handed over to the students at a ceremony held here on Tuesday at the Chinese Embassy. Out of 131, 107 students […]


CDWP to approve Rs26.69 billion PhD scholarship plan

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ISLAMABAD: The Central Development Working Party (CDWP) that is going to meet on Thursday (today) is likely to approve a Rs26.69 billion PhD scholarship programme under the US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor (Phase-I), which is to be executed by the Higher Education Commission (HEC). Another project construction of Lahore-Sialkot motorway (88km) of Rs52.66 billion, Red Line Project […]


Workshop on research techniques, creative writing skills begins today

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Pakistan Study Centre University of Peshawar is holding “National Workshop on Research Techniques and Creative Writing Skills” from 29 to 31 July, at Peshawar University Summer Camp Baragali (Near Nathiagali-District Abbottabad). Chairperson of Organising Committee Professor Dr Fakhr-ul-Islam Director Pakistan Study Centre said that the participants will be Mphil and PhD scholars, young university teachers […]


UNESCO and Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) join efforts to promote safety of journalists in Pakistan

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UNESCO Pakistan through its International Programme for the Development of Communication (IPDC) is contributing to the Safety of Journalists in the country. This year Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) is the implementing partner. The project “Promoting Safety of Journalists through Security Training” is the result of joint efforts between UNESCO and Pakistan Press Foundation. The safety […]


KOICA awards scholarships to public officials

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Islamabad – The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) Pakistan held a pre-departure orientation for the government officials who are selected for master degree scholarship 2016. With a mission to support human resources development (HRD) in developing countries, KOICA invites talented people from developing countries and helps them gain professional and systematic knowledge that will play […]


China may increase number of scholarships

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China is considering increase in number of scholarships for Pakistani students learning Chinese language and establishment of the Institute of Chinese Language Culture Conference in the universities of Peshawar and Abbottabad in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. This was stated by Chinese diplomats while talking to a delegation of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Islamabad. KP delegation was headed by […]


Pakistan Press Foundation calls for ethical journalism

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MULTAN – Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) has called upon journalists to observe journalism’s ethics and demonstrate gender sensitivity while revealing any information or social ills. A three-day workshop, organized by PPF, concluded at local press club on Friday. It was attended by a number of journalists hailing from print and electronic media from across the […]


Fulbright scholar explains benefits of studying abroad

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KARACHI: A student becomes more independent, confident and gains a practical approach once they go for the Fulbright scholarship programme, said alumnus Syed Zeeshan Ali. Ali, a business development adviser at Engro polymer and chemicals, went to the University of Pennsylvania in the Unites States (US) on the scholarship in 2008. In his year-long degree, […]


Merit scholarship programme approved

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LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Friday gave his approval to a policy for the Shahbaz Sharif Merit Scholarship Programme. Fully funded scholarships will be awarded to deserving students for masters’ and doctorate level education under the programme. As many as 30 students would be funded every year for PhD studies in foreign universities and […]


PPF to train trainers on journalism

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in collaboration with DANIDA and International Media Support (IMS) is conducting trainings of trainers on journalism skills and journalism thematic reporting in Karachi. International trainer from Sri Lanka Ranga Kalansooriya, Regional Advisor for Asia, IMS will train the journalists participating from different parts of the country. One training on Democracy and […]