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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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Mismanagement in exams and cheating

Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has taken notice of the mismanagement in Class-V examination and ordered an immediate investigation. Punjab Examination Commission remained unable to deliver Class-V English question paper to examination centers in various districts of Punjab. English paper was postponed until next day after students waited for the …

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Educating the generations

There is no doubt the education system of Pakistan is in a bad shape, but a segment of the society doesn’t even have access to the kind of education available to the rest of the country. As the world marks International Women’s Day, women in our country have been left …

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Madarassahs hub of terrorism?

24,52,012 students enrolled in 29,538 registered seminaries in Pakistan Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Iran and UAE giving financial aid: Baligur Rehman By Muhammad Ittefaq and Javairia Shafiq LAHORE: There are 24,52,012 seminary students – in the five registered boards – currently studying in the country, while there are 29,538 Madarassahs …

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