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Oxford scholars raise concern against HEC’s devolution

Oxford scholars raise concern against HEC’s devolution

ISLAMABAD – Following local students, civil society and intellectuals’ opposition to the devolution of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) to provinces, PhD scholars studying at the Oxford University have initiated efforts to avert the proposed devolution and expressed concern in their letter addressed to the Pakistan’s High Commission in London.
Seventeen HEC PhD scholars at Oxford and Oxford Pakistan Society on Monday wrote a letter to High Commissioner Syed Wajid Shamsul

Gilani urges scholars to help youth follow Holy Prophet’s teachings

ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani on Monday urged Muslim scholars to play their role in bringing back on path those deviated from the teachings of the Holy Prophet (PBUH). Addressing the inaugural session of the International Seerat Conference, Gilani said the youth was falling prey to intolerance and extremism and the situation demanded the religious scholars realise their responsibilities and strive for the promotion of the teachings of the Holy Prophet (PBUH).

PhD scholars’ cases reviewed

LAHORE – A meeting of the Punjab University Advanced Studies and Research Board (AS&RB) was held under the chairmanship of Vice Chancellor (VC) Dr Mujahid Kamran in his office on Friday. The meeting
reviewed PhD scholars’ cases presented to the board by PU departments, institutes, colleges and schools.
In the meeting, 9 PhD synopses, 12 reports on PhD theses and 15 panels of examiners for PhD theses review were approved, 6 cases were given extension while 6 miscellaneous

Delegation of Christian scholars visits Nine Zero

KARACHI – A delegation of Christian scholars headed by Marilyn Hickey Ministries National Director Evangelist Rhonson Asghar called on members of the MQM Rabita Committee on Sunday and discussed with them the political situation of the country, particularly in Karachi.
Other members of the delegation comprised Faith Prayer Ministries Chairman Pastor Amjad Farooq, Pastor Muntazir Gul, Pastor Robbin Raz and Pastor Muazzam Jan.
The delegation members appreciated steps taken by

PhD scholars irked at HEC for delaying their studies abroad

Shocked students have resigned from their jobs but can’t go abroad for their degree
HEC executive director says students will be sent abroad as soon as funds are received
Around 400 PhD scholars face an uncertain future, as the Higher Education Commission (HEC) has delayed their departure abroad for their PhD degree supposedly because of a shortage of funds, while it had already asked them to resign from their jobs to take the degree. According to the pupils,