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Australia tightens English requirements for foreign students

Australia tightens English requirements for foreign students

AFP SYDNEY: Australia is tightening English language requirements for foreign students in what it said on Thursday is a bid to improve standards across the country’s Aus$28 billion ($22 billion) international education market. There are more than 550,000 international students in Australia, according to government data, which lists the lucrative sector as the country’s third-largest export […]

Case filed against Punjab University students involved in violent clashes

Case filed against Punjab University students involved in violent clashes

Punjab Police on Wednesday registered a case against unidentified students of Punjab University for violent activity on campus, a day after the clash broke out between rival students’ groups. At least 10 students were injured in a clash between students organising a Pakhtun cultural event and activists of the Islami Jamiat-i-Talaba (IJT) at Punjab University […]

5 students injured in Punjab University clash

5 students injured in Punjab University clash

5 students injured in Punjab University clash Desk LAHORE: A clash between two rival student groups in Punjab University on Tuesday left five people injured. According to reports, students gathered on campus and started raising slogans against each other; eventually leading to an all-out brawl. One group is said to have set a camp of […]

Students among seven nabbed for peddling drugs at Islamabad schools

Students among seven nabbed for peddling drugs at Islamabad schools

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Police on Thursday apprehended seven suspected drug peddlers, including two students, from various universities and adjoining areas. The alleged drug peddlers included university students, Waleed Shamim and Zamd-ul-Naas. Another suspect was identified as Mateeullah. According to the police, the suspects were selling ecstasy and hashish to university students. Officials also seized a […]

Indian teens found hanging after being gang-raped

Indian teens found hanging after being gang-raped

Police have arrested three people, including a police constable, in connection with the gang rape of two teens found hanging from a tree in a village in Uttar Pradesh, police said Friday. Indian media reported that two policemen had also been sacked for initially failing to investigate the disappearance of the girls, who were cousins. […]