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HEC approves 300 cases for USAID scholarships

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has approved cases of 300 shortlisted students under a Pakistan-USAID scholarship programme. The decision has been taken at a meeting of the Scholarship Management Committee held recently in Islamabad.HEC Executive Director, Dr. Mansoor Akbar Kundi, appreciated the USAID for assisting Pakistan in the education sector and its support to establish high-class educational centres with qualified professionals. "Since 2004, 1,807…Read More

Pak universities ranked among top 300 Asian varsities

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Pakistani universities are among top 300 Asian universities with NUST being among the top 500 universities of the world. "HEC is trying to improve quality of higher education and help local educational institutions to improve their rankings," said Chairman Higher Education Commission (HEC) Dr Mukhtar Ahmed while speaking at the four-day 5th International Symposium-Cum-Training Course on Molecular Medicine and Drug Research (MMDR-5) in Islamabad. He said…Read More

300 FAST students awarded degrees

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: As many as 300 students of Bachelor, Masters and PhD got degrees at the 36th convocation of National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences of Islamabad (FAST-NUCES) recently held in the city. Prof Dr Mukhtar Ahmed, Chairman Higher Education Commission (HEC), awarded the degrees to the successful candidates. Gold, silver and bronze medals were also awarded to the top three position holders. On the occasion, the HEC Chairperson said, "it is quite…Read More

German firm to set up 300 MW solar project in Punjab

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: A German company, AEG has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Punjab government to extent cooperation in solar energy sector under which solar energy projects of at least 50 to 100 megawatt will be set up in Punjab in 2013 and of at least 300 megawatt in 2014.Energy Secretary Jehanzeb Khan and AEG representative Karsten Weltzien signed the agreement.Germany had made remarkable progress in solar energy sector and the 125-year old German company had expertise in…Read More

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6 Pak varsities ranked among worlds top 300 institutes

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STAFF REPORT IBD: Pakistan will be among the top 30 countries of the world in terms its education quality as well as research.Scimago, an independent research organization and an international evaluation and ranking platform, has projected in its recent publication how the world will perform in research by 2018 based on their past performance.The expected output of research in Pakistan moving up 16 notches, which is the second highest increase worldwide, is primarily due to the innovative higher…Read More

Power outages shut 300 industrial units in Lahore

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The business community has warned the PPP government that annoyance and anger of the masses would swell if it does not ensure resolution of the loadshedding problem which has forced closure of majority of their industrial units."Over 20-hour loadshedding daily has forced more than 300 industrial units in the Lahore Township Industrial Area to close down their operations," said Acting Chairman PIAF Nadir Kamal Osman, Chairman Autoparts Manufacturers and Exporters…Read More

5 Pak varsities among Asias top 300 universities

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Five Pakistani universities have won a place in the list of top 300 universities in Asia, says a recently assessed QS World Universities Rankings 2012, the UK based world’s most renowned and prestigious ranking agency.NUST, Karachi University, AKU, Lahore University of Management Sciences and Lahore University are now amongst the top 300 Asian universities, the list shows.It speaks volumes of the hard work put in by the management and faculty of these universities and…Read More