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New HEC chairperson: Search Committee formulated by PM

By Kiran Shahzadi ISLAMABAD: For selection of  new chairperson of Higher Education Commission (HEC) Pakistan, a 6 members committee constituted by the Prime Minister of Pakistan Mr. Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. The search committee will select new chairperson who will replace Dr Mukhtar Ahmad whose tenure is going to be expire on …

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CM appreciates PU VC for taking action against rogue elements

Lahore (Staff Report): Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif appreciated Punjab University Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Zakria Zakar for taking stern action against rogue elements who spoiled peaceful environment of the university during last few days. He was presiding a meeting of Cabinet Committee on Law and Order, here at …

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PU – 100 students arrested, 37 suspended in fresh clashes

LAHORE: (Tuesday, January 23, 2018): Over 100 students were arrested and 37 suspended from the rolls of the university in the wake of recent clashes between activists of Islamia Jammiat Tulaba (IJT), Baloch and Pakhtun student activists in Punjab University new campus  here on Tuesday. According to police sources some …

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Man vs Machine: Microsoft, Alibaba AI programs beat humans in reading comprehension tests

Here comes the day when man-made programs defeated their creator. That is the height of human knowledge and wisdom. This happened when artificial intelligence programs developed by Alibaba and Microsoft managed to defeat humans in reading comprehension tests. Stanford University conducts reading comprehension tests, which have been used by different …

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APPLE WILL WORK WITH MALALA TO SUPPORT GIRLS’ EDUCATION

Staff Report: Achieving gender equity is an issue that is becoming increasingly important for companies and, if there is an opportunity to combine it with a social cause, it will be even stronger. Such is the case of Apple and its support for the Malala Fund. This week, the Cupertino California …

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