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USEFP Announces 2021 Fulbright Student (Master’s and PhD) Program

Islamabad: The United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP) invites Pakistani students to apply for the prestigious 2021 Fulbright Student Program (Master’s and PhD) and Fulbright-Higher Education Commission PhD Program, which fully funds PhD study at top universities in the United States. The application form is available online at, and the application deadline is May 13, 2020. U.S. Ambassador ...

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Pakistan among worst performers on Gender Equality according to Global Gender Gap Report 2020

Islamabad:  Pakistan is the third least performer among countries in terms of gender parity, ranking 151 out of 153 countries in the world on Global Gender Gap Index 2020, report released by the World Economic Forum The gender equality solicited through the global gender gap index report and the empowerment of women for gender equality provides a systematic approach and ...

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Balochistan Takes the Lead in Rule of Law Reforms

QUETTA: Taking stock of ongoing reform efforts aimed at improving justice delivery in the province, Mir Zia Lango, Home Minister Balochistan, observed that Rule of law (RoL) was of critical importance to development outcomes; and that Government’s continuous support for revamping the criminal justice system was evident from its unflinching commitment to uphold the rule of law. The Home Minister ...

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Scandinavian states must prevent war in S.Asia: AJK President

OSLO: The AJK President, Sardar Masood Khan has called upon the European countries particularly Norway to use their influence on India to resolve Kashmir conflict in accordance with the UN resolutions, cease human rights trampling in occupied Kashmir, and to reverse change of disputed status of Jammu and Kashmir state.  During a meeting with the Norwegian foreign ministry officials in ...

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Air pollution: An inaudible killer in Pakistan

By: Yousaf Ajab Baloch The report: “The State of Global Air 2019” ranks Pakistan as fifth country with fatal effects of Air pollution. Health and environmental experts’ term air pollution as emerging public health emergency in world and in Pakistan. Air pollution has been named as one of the leading cause of deaths in Pakistan with death toll reported to ...

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Beating the drums of war

By: Advocate Abdul Rasool syed The tension between US and Iran is escalating with each succeeding day. Drums of war have now started beating and the strategic planning to outsmart each other has taken a new and exponential momentum. Both countries seem to remain firm and unwavering on their respective stand and are not ready to step back. The ongoing ...

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