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U.S. Embassy and EducationUSA Highlight U.S. Higher Education Opportunities to Celebrate International Education Week

ISLAMABAD: The U.S. Embassy and EducationUSA celebrated International Education Week (IEW), November 16 to 20, with a series of events encouraging students across Pakistan to consider U.S. colleges and universities as their higher education destination. Known for cutting-edge programs and high-quality student experiences, U.S. universities continue to provide future leaders with a global learning environment in which to succeed and ...

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بلوچستان کے مثبت قبائلی نظام پرکچھ منفی اثرات

تحریر: سردار ناصر محمدشہی قبائلی نظام کا معاشرے میں کوئی مول نہیں اگر قبائلی سربراہ شریعت کے عین مطابق فیصلہ کرے تو لوگوں کو اس سے آسان، سستا اور جلد انصاف مہیا ہوسکتا ہے ۔ اگر قبائل کے سربراہ نیک دیندار ہو اس کے انصاف کے راہ میں کوئی چیز بھی رکاوٹ پیدا نہیں کر سکتا مگر افسوس اور تلخ ...

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Book Review: The Secret Garden

By: Sahar Abdul Karim The secret to happiness and altruism. The novel revolves on a selfish, mean-spirited lead, whose journey towards acquiring self-knowledge commences with an unlocked door.  The secret garden is one of the best publications of an American playwright and author Frances Hodgson Burnett. She has written numerous novels and earned a great name in the children’s literature. ...

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Futures Thinking to be Part of Public Policy Design at the University of Peshawar

PESHAWAR: AGAHI, the leading institution on Futures Thinking in the country and the country partner of the Millennium-Project, a Global Futures Studies & Research participatory think-tank signed a memorandum of understanding with University of Peshawar to strengthen futures research and development in Pakistan. The joint initiative will aim to establish futures research, focusing on trends, challenges and opportunities for the ...

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KHUZDAR: Transparency and citizens’ participation in budget making process found lacking at district level in Baluchistan

KHUZDAR: ‘Study of Budget Making Process at District Level in Baluchistan ’launched by Centre for Peace and Development Initiatives (CPDI). The study states that budget Call letters were delayed, 19 out of 23 districts stated that they had not received it, budget time line was not followed properly. Out of 23 only 6 surveyed districts conducted pre-budget consultations, 5 districts ...

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BuyOye.pk Re-launched with a New Improved Website Design

The Internet world is on the verge of creativity and innovation; new features keep on coming and the old ones keep upgrading. Therefore, the online marketplaces have to be competent enough so that they won’t go out of sight. BuyOye.pk understood it so well and relaunched with an improved version. It’s a new online marketplace but has already strengthened its ...

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No participation of stakeholders in District-level Budget Consultation weakens democratic process in Balochistan

By: Yousaf Ajab Baloch In order to strengthen democracy, it is very essential to introduce and empower it at grass root level. The smallest unit of democracy is union council. Later councilors perform at district level. Democracy progresses with community participation and develops sense of ownership in general masses for local and national initiatives. Democracy takes deep roots, if the ...

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GetNow.pk Team Announces to Launch November Shopping Mela!

There’s great great news for all you shopaholics out there! Getnow.pk has announced the November Mega Sale that is the biggest current discount offer in town. Yes, the month is already known for bringing the best shopping festival of the year- the Black Friday, but Getnow.pk is taking it even a step further. The early November sale is already live ...

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Book Review: Like it happened yesterday

By: Adnan Maqsood It is a novel written by Ravinder Singh, an Indian novelist and a successful reminder of childhood through his books. He has written six books, and this is third one of him. Ravinder Singh belonged to a poor family in his childhood, where his father worked to provide education to his children that they should not suffer ...

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ZHOB: Senior teacher Din Gul remembered in a condolence reference

By Rafiullah Mandokhail ZHOB: Senior educationists, teachers and close friends eulogized the educational services and contributions of senior teacher Din Gul to the field of education in a condolence reference in his memory held at Shaheed Iqbal School – decorated with Iqbal verses here on Wednesday. The gathering was arranged to acknowledge the educational services of the noted teacher Din Gul, ...

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