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Political parties to be presented with 18-point education reform agenda

Political parties to be presented with 18-point education reform agenda

ISLAMABAD: The Inter University Consortium for Promotion of Social Sciences (IUCPSS), Federation of All Pakistan Universities Academic Staff Association (FAPUASA) and other organisations have presented an 18-point agenda to reform the higher education sector in Pakistan for the consideration of all political parties.The agenda calls for merit-based transparent appointments of vice chancellors through independent academic […]

One-wheeling: 18 youngsters detained in Lahore

One-wheeling: 18 youngsters detained in Lahore

LAHORE;Dolphin Police and Police Response Unit (PRU) conducted a joint operation in various areas of Lahore in the wee hours of Monday and arrested at least 18 youngsters for doing one-wheeling, The law enforcement agencies personnel arrested the youngsters who were doing one-wheeling in different groups on the roads during ‘Sehri’ timings.The youngsters were apprehended from […]

Pakistan’s 18 member women hockey team announced for the Asian Games Qualifiers

Pakistan’s 18 member women hockey team announced for the Asian Games Qualifiers

Islamabad; Asghar Ali Mubarak Pakistan’s 18 member women hockey team for the Asian Games Qualifiers to be held in Bangkok, Thailand from January 12-20 has been announced, along with six officials. Rizwana Yasmin is the captain of the team with Ambreen Arshad as the vice captain GOALKEEPERES: Rizwana Yasmeen (WAPDA) Rushna Khan (Punjab) FULL BACKS: […]

Bitcoin futures rocket past $18,000; Asian shares boom

Bitcoin futures rocket past $18,000; Asian shares boom

SYDNEY: The craze for cryptocurrencies entered a new chapter on Monday as bitcoin futures rocketed by one-fifth of their value at a hotly anticipated launch, while Asian shares climbed amid optimism about global growth. The most-traded contract on the Chicago-based CBOE Global Markets exchange XBTc1 opened at $15,460 in New York on Sunday evening, before leaping […]

Senate panel proposes 18 years as minimum age for a girl to marry

Senate panel proposes 18 years as minimum age for a girl to marry

Senate panel proposes 18 years as minimum age for a girl to marry ISLAMABAD: Senate Standing Committee on Interior passed on Monday three bills – including ‘The Child Marriage Restraint (Amendment) Bill 2017’ – which seeks to put restriction on marriages, especially of girls below 18 years of age. The Senate panel also passed ‘The Criminal […]

Pakistan Navy rescues 18 fishermen near Ormara

Pakistan Navy rescues 18 fishermen near Ormara

Pakistan Navy rescued 18 fishermen from drowning near Ormara on Sunday, a Navy spokesperson informed. Rescue teams of the Pakistan Navy conducted a rescue operation immediately after receiving news of the accident. The rescue personnel saved all 18 fishermen onboard a boat named Ar-Rehman, the spokesperson confirmed. The rescued were transferred to a safe location. […]

Touchdown: Zardari lands in Pakistan after 18 months in self-imposed ‘exile’

Touchdown: Zardari lands in Pakistan after 18 months in self-imposed ‘exile’

Former president and Co-Chairman of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Asif Ali Zardari returned Friday to Pakistan in a private jet from Dubai. Addressing supporters upon his return, he said, “I remember the day when Bibi (Benazir Bhutto) came here and you were here to welcome her. Bibi is [still] here with us, Shaheed Zulfiqar […]