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Night vision: We can see in the dark!

Humans cannot see in the dark however, some animals can do. The light-sensitive part of our eye is known as the retina which is made of some special types of cells called cones and rods. The cones see coloured light and the rods detect movement and dim light. Our eyes …

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Editorial: Education beyond money

After the announcement of the current budget, a lot of attention has been given to the amount being allocated by the federal and provincial governments for education and calls to increase the size of the budget are being constantly made. However, another very important aspect is being overlooked in the …

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Double budget with little success in in Pakistan education sector: US study

Wilson Center report on “Pakistan’s Education Crisis: The Real Story”  Report says the public system must work if Pakistan is to be educated, but change will not be quick, easy or painless By Ali Arshad LAHORE: As many as 24 million children are out of school in Pakistan and more …

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‘Revengeful’ Turkey fires 21,000 teachers, seeks resignations from all deans of universities

ISLAMABAD: Turkish Ambassador to Pakistan Sadik Babur Girgin has said that all the Deans of the universities have been asked by their Higher Education Council to resign but they could be reappointed after clearance by the authorities. He clarified that people in bureaucracy who were suspected to be involved, were …

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British Council internationalising higher education: Muhammad Ali

British Council Head of External Relations-Education Muhammad Ali talks to The Educationist Photography: Abdullah Waris   The British Council is collaborating with HEC, federal as well as provincial governments  on various educational programmes including students enrollment, students retention, faculty developments, research and other projects. This was stated by Muhammad Ali, the …

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