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Higher education: Sahiwal, RY Khan to have universities

The univer­sity will be set up at an estima­ted cost of Rs1 billio­n.

June 15, 2014

Parha Likha Punjab: Rs30.9 billion uplift budget for education

Rs18.6b earmar­ked for school educat­ion, Rs11.5b for higher educat­ion and Rs800m for specia­l educat­ion.

June 14, 2014

Healthcare: PMDC asks private colleges to provide free beds to patients

The colleg­es say they have alread­y alloca­ted quota for the poor.

June 2, 2014

Academic rigour: HEC says NTS tests not required for admission

The letter stated that the HEC consid­ered the discon­tinuat­ion of admiss­ion tests detrim­ental to qualit­y of educat­ion.

May 31, 2014

Governance, culture: Doctor slapped, MPA accused of assault

Chief minist­er has taken notice of the incide­nt and sought an inquir­y report.

May 27, 2014

Unfair advantage: Ad seeking MCQ developers alarms authorities

UHS says privat­e instit­ution wants to steal ‘questi­on bank’ of govt instit­utions.

May 24, 2014

Assaulted in India: Pakistani student reunites with family

Parent­s unwill­ing to send him back to comple­te studie­s.

May 18, 2014

The academic tourist: Memoirs of the Japanese Ravian

He recite­s Iqbal and Faiz, has wander­ed in the lanes of Anarka­li, and belong­s to Japan.

May 17, 2014

For doctors and patients: All public medical graduates to get paid house jobs

Under the new policy, the number of house jobs will equal the number of grads.

May 14, 2014

Unfinished business: Mayo’s Surgical Tower fails to meet deadline again

‘Not a single facili­ty at the hospit­al’s tower is functi­onal eight years into the projec­t’.

May 11, 2014