FAPUASA lambastes federal allocation for higher education

KARACHI:28 May:The Federation of All Pakistan Universities Academic Staff Association (Fapuasa) has declared the national budget 2017-18 ‘disappointing and hopeless’.

Education budget to rise to Rs800 billion

KARACHI:28 May:The statement also discussed universities failing to provide an adequate working environment, facilities or infrastructure conducive to nurturing intellectual development due to lack of

Governor distributes laptops among DUET students

Karachi:May 26:Sindh Governor Mohammad Zubair distributed laptops among 22 outstanding students of the Dawood University of Engineering and Technology (DUET) on Wednesday under the Prime Minister’s La

Teachers observe strike against withdrawal of tax rebate

Karachi:May 26:Teachers including of the University of Karachi on Wednesday observed a one-hour pen-down strike on the call of Federation of All Pakistan Academic Staff Associations (Fapuasa) to prote

IBA, Shanghai University to jointly offer finance programme

Karachi:May 26:The Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi, has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Shanghai University, China, to collaboratively offer a master’s of finance pro

US CG launches English Access Microscholarship Programme

Karachi:May 26:US Consul General Grace Shelton formally launched the English Access Microscholarship Programme (Access) on Thursday for children from underserved areas of Karachi.

KU syndicate makes advertising postings of up to Grade 16 mandatory

Karachi:May 26:A syndicate meeting of the University of Karachi decided on Wednesday that advertising should be made compulsory for appointments from BPS grade 1 to grade 16.

SPLA to boycott inter exams until BIEK officials apologise

Karachi:May 26:The Sindh Professors & Lecturers Association (SPLA) has announced boycotting the ongoing intermediate examinations until the senior officials of the exam board apologise for their accus

No encroachment on Federal B area school, claims Dahar

KARACHI:25 May:Education Minister Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar denied speculations that Government Muneeba School, in Federal B Area’s Block 6, has been handed over to land encroachers.

Palestine’s Al-Quds University, KU sign agreement

Karachi:24 May:Al-Quds University of Palestine and Karachi University's International Centre for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICBBS) have inked an Intent of Cooperation to promote scientific and

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