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Mehran University professor gets candid

Mehran University professor gets candid

LAHORE: Mushtaq Mirani with his pepper gray hair and spectacles, looks exactly like a thinker. Presently serving as chairman and associate professor at Electrical Engineering Department at the Mehran University, Jamshoro, Sindh, Mirani has achieved much more as an individual, along with a reputation for being an outspoken critic of many issues that others would think twice of speaking against.
Recently, his work in inundated areas of Sindh and for sustainable land development

University fees plan row damages UK coalition partner

LONDON: The popularity of Nick Clegg, leader of Britain’s coalition government’s junior partner, has plummeted and supporters are deserting his party over plans to raise university tuition fees, said a poll published on Sunday.
Parliament voted on Thursday in favour of plans to allow English universities to almost treble current fees, a policy that has divided Clegg’s Liberal Democrat party and led to violent protests in London.
Before May’s election Clegg and all his

LHC summons university officials in fake degree cases

LAHORE: An election tribunal of the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday summoned the Azad Jammu and Kashmir University registrar and controller examinations on November 30 along with the BA degree record of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Member of the National Assembly (MNA) Malik Riaz from NA-118.
The election tribunal consisting of Justice Azmat Saeed was hearing a petition filed by Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) Chairman and Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) ticket

‘Pamphlet wars’ over alleged threats to PUASA VP threaten JI’s hold on Punjab University

LAHORE: The days of the political hegemony of the pro-Islami Jamiat Taliba and Jamaat-e-Islami-led Academic Group seems to be over after its members developed an internal rift over the issue of the life-threats received by Punjab University Academic Staff Association (PUASA) Vice President Dr Abdul Ghaffar, an active member of the group.
The Academic Group was the most powerful group in the university with the majority of teachers backing it in the university’s electoral

Agha Khan University Examination Board introduce new syllabus

Agha Khan University Examination Board (AKUEB) is introducing a new teaching syllabus for Class VIII in order to ease the transition from middle to secondary and higher secondary school. This initiative will develop a new teaching syllabus for English, Urdu, Mathematics, General Science and Social Studies.
As students have to switch from a rote learning regime to an active learning approach in grade eight, AKUEB has decided to develop a course of study which promotes active