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31 PhD and 26 MPhil programmes shut down across number of Pakistani universities

Due to the failure of meeting the requirements set by the Higher Education Commission (HEC), as many as 31 PhD and 26 MPhil programmes have been shut down across number of universities in Pakistan. The Chairperson of HEC, Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed during a press conference explained that different institutes offering MS, MPhil and PhD programmes were inspected by the education commission’s Quality Assurance Agency. The programmes that couldn’t meet the quality requirements

International Ferry Service to be launched in Pakistan

Minister of Ports and Shipping, Mir Hasil Khan Bizenjo conducted a meeting on Tuesday under the supervision of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif where discussions were held to finalize the requirement for the certification to launch a ferry service in Pakistan on both domestic and international grounds. The representatives of foreign affairs, interior, defense and narcotics control along with anti-narcotics and Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) attended this meeting. The Secretary

PIA is set to add 2nd A330 aircraft in its premier service next month

Pakistan International Airlines is set to add yet another A330 aircraft in its premier service next month. According to the reports, it will be the second A330 aircraft that PIA will use for the route of London via PIA premier service. The new service was officially launched on 14th August in the previous month on London route. While talking to APP, one of the sources said: “All flights of London

Gilgit-Baltistan Expressway to be the highest altitude road in the world

Chief Minister of Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) Hafeezur Rehman has stated that the Gilgit-Baltistan Expressway would be the highest altitude road in the world. He made this comment while talking to PTV News. In addition, he said that the cost of this project is Rs. 82 billion which will essentially bring economic revolution in the entire region. He further stated: “An expressway costing Rs50 billion from Gilgit to Skardu will facilitate people

Spanish woman explains her fascinating tale of visiting Pakistan

Clara Arrighi, a Spanish woman recently visited Pakistan even though she did not want to. Her views before and after visiting the country had a 360 degree change. Before visiting Pakistan, she stated in her Facebook post: “When I was told I was going to Pakistan I started to think about all the reasons not to go, how to convince my office not to send me. I did not want

China to provide 8 submarines to Pakistan in next 11 years

In a recent development, China will provide 8 submarines to Pakistan Navy over a period of next 11 years. Four submarines will be constructed in China and they would be provided to Pakistan in the mid of 2022-23. Remaining 4 subs will be constructed in Karachi Shipyard and they will be handed over to Pakistan in 2028. The news was stated by the Chief Project Director of Submarine while briefing

Punjab government serves legal notice to Hamza Ali Abbasi for spreading false rumors

On Wednesday, Punjab government served a legal notice to Pakistani theatre, film and television actor, model and director Hamza Ali Abbasi for spreading false rumors about the recent concerning wave of child abduction across Punjab. Hamza claimed in a Facebook post that he has been issued a legal notice by Govt of Royal Sharif Family. Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah while talking to a private news channel confirmed the development.

Pakistan Army wins International Sniper Competition in Beijing

A team of Pakistan Army has won the International Sniper Competition held in Beijing, tweeted by General Asim Bajwa. Pakistan Army secured 1st position in all the individual and team events of the competition. Naik Arshad of Pakistan Army was declared the best sniper of the competition. The competition was held in Beijing from 22nd August. The event attracted 42 snipers from various countries including China, Russia, France, Israel and

Government ponders using armed drones to ensure CPEC safety

The government of Pakistan is thinking about using armed drones to ensure the security of China-Pakistan Economic Project (CPEC). According to the reports, usage of drones will help in safeguarding CPEC from any potential threat. The viewpoint of the government is that unmanned (remote controlled) aircrafts will be used to secure different routes. According to the official of the government, the aircrafts will also be utilized in protect railway tracks

Protestors stage anti-India rally in Balochistan

Four days ago on India’s Independence Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a statement on Balochistan during his speech. As a result, protestors staged anti-India rallies across Balochistan under the control of Chief Minister Sanaullah Zehri. The minister also blamed India of fueling terrorism in the unstable region. In addition, he also stated that the protest indicates that the people of Balochistan did not like whatever Indian PM said about