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AIOU uploads PDF books for all educational programs

ISLAMABAD, JUN 21 (DNA) – Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has uploaded PDF books for all educational levels, raging from Matric to Ph.D  on its website. Now, the students of these programs can download their books from the given URL ‘Books’ on the university website ( This initiative of uploading of PDF course books would not only ensure provision of books to university students in time but would also enable students to perform various academic activities efficiently ranging from writing of course assignments to preparation of final term examinations. Furthermore,Read More

Tariq Malik appointed NADRA chairman

ISLAMABAD, JUN 21 (DNA) – The federal government on Monday notified Muhammad Tariq Malik as the chairman of the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA). According to a notification issued by the Ministry of Interior, he has been appointed the NADRA chairman for a period of three years. “In exercise of powers conferred under section 3 (3) of the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) Ordinance 2000, the Competent Authority has been pleased to appoint Mr. Muhammad Tariq Malik as Chairman, NADRA for a term of three years in termsRead More

NAHE holds provincial consultations on regional needs

ISLAMABAD, JUN 21 (DNA) – The National Academy for Higher Education (NAHE) concluded the first round of provincial consultations with stakeholders in order to structure bespoke regional hubs in all the provincial capitals. Dr. Shaheen Sardar Ali, Rector NAHE, travelled with team members to Lahore, Karachi, Quetta, and Peshawar in order to hold consultations with secretaries of all Higher Education Departments, and university leadership. Vice Chancellors, Pro-VCs, Provosts and Deans representing at least 50 universities participated in the discussions and provided their valuable input. NAHE has been delivering specific asRead More

Up gradation of Railway tracks underway: Azam Swati

Up gradation of Railway tracks is being done on war footing for which funds amounting to Rs. 23 Billion have been requested in order to fix the 473 Km dangerous railway track Said Azam khan swati, Federal Minister for Railways During the Senate Standing Committee on Railways, today here at PIPs Hall, Parliament Lodges DNA ISLAMABAD, JUN 21 – A meeting of the Senate Standing Committee on Railways, on briefing on the overall working and performance on Ministry of Railways and recent train accident at Ghotki, under the chairmanship ofRead More

PTA blocks access to 25,000 URLs over anti-Pakistan content

ISLAMABAD, JUN 21 (DNA) – Pakistan Telecommunication Authority has blocked more than 25,000 internet URLs for carrying anti-state material, it said Monday. The telecom authority had these URLs blocked by internet giants like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. According to officials, Facebook blocked 25,000 accounts, Twitter 307 and YouTube removed 224 links. Twenty four websites were blocked too in the process, the PTA said.=DNA ===============

Pakistan, Japan discuss cooperation in science and Technology

DNA ISLAMABAD, JUN 21 – Ambassador of Japan Kuninori Matsuda met Federal Minister for Science and Technology Shibli Faraz in Islamabad, on Monday. During the meeting both leaders exchanged views on further enhancing bilateral cooperation in multiple sectors. Matters relating to Science and Technology also came under discussion.=DNA ————