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LUMS preserving heritage digitally

LAHORE: Dr. MurtazaTaj, Assistant Professor in the Computer Science Department at Syed Babar Ali School of Science & Engineering (SBASSE), and his team are using cutting edge technology to preserve Pakistan’s iconic architectural heritage sites. These sites include Masjid Wazir Khan, Darewar Fort, Masjid Khudadad, Temple of Shiva Johi, Takht-e-Bahi …

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HEC receives 13 proposals for setting up new varsities

ISLAMABAD: The Senate has been informed by State Minister for Education Balighur Rehman that the Higher Education Commission (HEC) has received 13 proposals for setting up of new universities across Pakistan. During Question Hour, the minister said that a total of 35 universities had been established during last five years. …

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LSE Innovation and Technology Center launches Sialkot Football Project

Staff Report LAHORE: The researchers of the Lahore School’s Innovation and Technology Center provided vouchers to 30 football manufacturers of Sialkot to purchase high-quality foreign Rexine at discount rates, as part of their project to support the industry. Over 70 firms from the Sialkot football sector were invited to an …

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1,400 teachers with fake degrees resign in India

PATNA: A total of 1,400 contract teachers, who managed to get jobs using fake degrees, have resigned in Bihar fearing arrests and recovery of salaries. However, authorities say the number of resigned bogus teachers is too small, as their total number could be around 40,000. According to a report by …

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This month in history

1947 March 3: British viceroy of India lord Mountbatten visits Pakistan. 2003 March 5: A severe heat wave across Pakistan and India reaches its peak, as temperatures exceed 50°C in the region. 1977 March 7: Bhutto’s Pakistan People’s Party wins elections. 1957 March 8: President IskanderMirza lays the foundation-stone of …

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Top 10 Universities Of Pakistan

Monitoring Desk According to the Higher Education Commission (HEC) these are the Top 10 Universities – based on quality and research work – in Pakistan. Unfortunately, not one of them made it to the top universities of the world or even Asia. Ranking Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad Pakistan Institute of Engineering …

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