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First-class honours for a quarter of UK graduates

More than one in four UK students graduated from university with a first-class degree last year, data shows. The official figures from the Higher Education Statistics Agency show that the share of graduates with the highest possible result rose 44% in five years. The statistics may spark fresh debate on whether degrees are getting easier and if the ancient classification ... Read More »

ICAR To Conduct Entrance Exam For Agriculture Courses In May 2018

Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) has released official notification for All India Entrance Examinations for Agriculture (AIEEA) 2018. ICAR will select candidates for admission to various undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programmes in Agriculture and Allied Sciences through this exam. This is the 23rd exam being conducted by the Council. This year the exam will be held on 12-13 May ... Read More »

CBSE Date Sheet 2018 Causes Anxiety; Students Start Petition

Since January 10, when CBSE released the date sheet for class 10 and class 12, there has been an outcry from students about the unfair scheduling of the exams. The prime complain of students has been that CBSE has not allowed any gap days between exam for certain subjects. Since January 10, when CBSE released the date sheet for class ... Read More »

Uttar Pradesh gets swiped by icy winds, Lucknow schools closed

Due to the intense cold in the month of January, the state of Uttar Pradesh has been swiped by icy winds, resulting in closing of the schools in Lucknow. “The winds have pushed down the temperature below normal at a number of places in the state,” the Met office told PTI. MINIMUM TEMPERATURE IN UP RECORDED YESTERDAY The minimum temperature ... Read More »

Women above 25 can now travel to Saudi Arabia without a companion

spokesperson for the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH) stated that women aged 25 and over can be granted a tourist visa to go to Saudi Arabia alone. The move gives freedom to women to visit Saudi Arabia without the need of a family member or companion as it was before. But women under 25 do need to ... Read More »

Why Delay In Recruiting 1540 Special Educators: Delhi High Court To AAP Government

The Delhi High Court today sought the AAP government’s response over alleged delay in filling up 1540 posts of special educators in municipal schools here. The Delhi High Court today sought the AAP government’s response over alleged delay in filling up 1540 posts of special educators in municipal schools here. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice ... Read More »

With Koreas talking again, should US be worried?

North Korea is starting off the year with a fresh diplomatic initiative aimed at wooing South Korea ahead of its hosting of next month’s Winter Olympics. But it’s sticking to a decidedly harsh and familiar message for President Donald Trump: back off and let Koreans solve their own problems. North Korea’s state-run media have been hitting the “one Korean nation” ... Read More »

Diatribe against judiciary: notices to Nawaz, Maryam

The Lahore High Court on Wednesday issued notices to the federal government and the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) and sought a reply for not stopping anti-judiciary speeches by former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter, Maryam. Amna Malik of the Civil Society Network filed the petition through Advocate Azhar Siddique pleading that PML-N President Nawaz Sharif and ... Read More »

Balochistan politics

THE awfulness of the political shenanigans in Balochistan was bloodily underlined by yet another suicide attack in Quetta on Tuesday. The jarring contrast between politicians arguing obscenely among themselves while militants are able to penetrate a so-called high-security zone and kill security personnel ought to give all sensible and right-thinking Pakistanis pause. The newly resigned chief minister of Balochistan, Sanaullah ... Read More »

Allahyar’s trailer sets expectations high for Pakistan’s latest animated film

Who isn’t excited about Allahyar and the Legend of the Markhor? No? Well, here’s a trailer to get you started. The trailer for the animated film came out on Wednesday and we have to say, the two-minute video looks good! Allahyar is about a boy who gets kidnapped and uses the help of his animal companions to escape. The film is ... Read More »