Monthly Archives: June 2013

seminar and workshop on agricultural technologies, Scientists say Indian farmers draining Pakistan’s waters

FAISALABAD:  The Director of the Water Management Research Centre (WMRC) at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF), Prof Dr Allah Bakhsh, has expressed deep concern over what he says is the excessive pumping of water by farmers on the Indian side … Continue reading

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Bigger raises: Teachers threaten Parliament House sit-in Punjab Teachers Union (PTU)

FAISALABAD:  The Punjab Teachers Union (PTU) has threatened a sit-in in front of the Parliament House if their demand for raises is not met by June 25. Addressing a press conference here on Friday, Rana Naseer Ahmad, the PTU district … Continue reading

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Convocation 800 students to graduate from LUMS today

LAHORE:  As many as 800 students of the Lahore University of Management Sciences will graduate on Saturday (today) from Suleman Dawood School of Business, Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering and Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and … Continue reading

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Of ends and new beginnings: Students of The City School’s PAF Chapter branch, graduate with flying colours

KARACHI:  A colourful graduation ceremony was held on Thursday at The City School’s PAF Chapter branch, where 104 A’ Level students who achieved high grades in Cambridge International Examination’s papers were awarded prizes. Apart from the high achievers, who were … Continue reading

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Students, parents to pay taxes on every pencils, pens, colour pencils, rulers and sharpeners buy

ISLAMABAD:  The prices of locally-manufactured writing instruments will increase by up to a fifth even before they reach factory gates, as the government has indirectly slapped a 17% sales tax on the industry’s raw material, making manufacturing unviable. The government’s … Continue reading

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Explosion after firing near imambargah in Karachi kills four 14 injured

KARACHI: At least four people were killed and eight others, including police officials, were injured as unknown men opened firing at an Imambargah in Bilal Colony area of Korangi, Karachi, Express News reported. An explosion followed soon afterwards. The explosion occurred near Imambargah,…http://pakedu.net/news-updates/explosion-after-firing-near-imambargah-in-karachi-kills-four-14-injured/ Blast in … Continue reading

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Research in brief – 20 June 2013

Photograph: James Gathany/AP • Durham University Research has found that wherever malaria occurs, the poorest children within the world’s most impoverished communities are twice as likely to contract malaria than the least poor. The findings suggest that poverty alleviation will … Continue reading

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