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Pak School to get $700,000 donation from The Big Heart Foundation

London (Staff Report): The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF), a Sharjah-based global humanitarian charity dedicated to helping refugees and people in need worldwide, announced to help establish a school for Pakistani girls. The school project will be funded jointly by ‘Malala Fund,’ and ‘Girl Child Fund’ of TBHF. The announcement was …

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Pakistan tops list of world’s best travel destination for 2018

Maimoona Anees/Gulf News LAHORE: Pakistan has been ranked the world’s top travel destination for 2018 by the British Backpacker Society, which described Pakistan as “one of the friendliest countries on earth, with mountain scenery that is beyond anyone’s wildest imagination”, reported by Gulf News. The British Backpacker Society announced the …

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Israel officially withdraws from UNESCO

Israel has formally notified the UN’s culture and education body (UNESCO) of its withdrawal from the organisation, two months after it announced that it would follow the US by walking out over resolutions critical of the Jewish state. In a statement UNESCO chief Audrey Azoulay said she had been officially …

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Times Higher Education Awards 2017 announced

Awards presented in 19 categories to recognise outstanding contributions to UK higher education  Monitoring Desk The Nottingham Trent University has been crowned University of the Year at the Times Higher Education Awards 2017. Judges praised the institution for “combining bold ambition with the hard work and commitment required to turn vision into …

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Build universities, instead of spending on military: Mr. Alexey Kluev

BY AZHAR IQBAL HEAD of UNESCO University Management and Planning Department in Russia, Mr. Alexey Klyuev says history shows that use of military and weapons is not a solution to any problem. “We are with Europe and believe in peace. Nobody wants military invasions. We should spend money for building …

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