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What do you buy for the Queen?

bbc Urdu News - Fri, 22/04/2016 - 19:02
What's a good present for the woman who has everything?
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Students threaten to split from NUS

bbc Urdu News - Fri, 22/04/2016 - 18:10
Students from several universities, including Oxford and Cambridge, threaten to vote to disaffiliate from the National Union of Students.
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HSBC to change executive pay policy

bbc Urdu News - Fri, 22/04/2016 - 18:08
HSBC asks shareholders to approve a new pay policy for its executive directors in a move that will cut the maximum amount they can earn by 7%.
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Romania expelled from Eurovision

bbc Urdu News - Fri, 22/04/2016 - 17:19
Romania has been expelled from the Eurovision Song Contest, after it failed to pay debts totalling 16 million Swiss francs.
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Alton Towers faces fine for Smiler crash

bbc Urdu News - Fri, 22/04/2016 - 16:57
Alton Towers operator Merlin Entertainments admits health and safety breaches over a rollercoaster crash which seriously injured five people.
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VIDEO: The presidential M&Ms on board Air Force One

bbc Urdu News - Fri, 22/04/2016 - 16:56
President Obama has arrived in London on board Air Force One, but what unique items might be found on the plane?
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Taylor leaves hospital after 'procedure'

bbc Urdu News - Fri, 22/04/2016 - 16:24
Former England batsman James Taylor leaves hospital after a "preliminary procedure" on the heart condition which caused his retirement.
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VIDEO: 'It's like someone has pressed pause on your life'

bbc Urdu News - Fri, 22/04/2016 - 16:22
The first national research centre dedicated to understanding miscarriage in pregnancy is opening in the UK
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Spelling test scrapped after blunder

bbc Urdu News - Fri, 22/04/2016 - 16:15
The schools minister is forced to cancel the new national spelling and grammar test for England's primary schools after it was posted online accidentally by officials.
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VIDEO: Smiler victims 'were in horror movie'

bbc Urdu News - Fri, 22/04/2016 - 15:39
A mother and daughter trapped on the Alton Towers Smiler crash have spoken for the first time about their ordeal after the theme park admitted responsibility.
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San Bernardino hack 'cost FBI over $1m'

bbc Urdu News - Fri, 22/04/2016 - 15:26
The figure paid by the FBI to unnamed experts to unlock the phone of the San Bernardino killer has been estimated at $1.3m or more.
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Constant watch on mighty polar glaciers

bbc Urdu News - Fri, 22/04/2016 - 15:12
The EU’s Sentinel satellite system has begun monitoring six of the biggest glaciers on Earth in near real-time, to check for any changes in behaviour.
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Sex education teachers fear accusations

bbc Urdu News - Fri, 22/04/2016 - 15:07
Teachers are open to accusations of "brainwashing children" when teaching sex and relationship education, say heads.
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Shakespeare's 'first classroom' on view

bbc Urdu News - Fri, 22/04/2016 - 14:00
The schoolroom where William Shakespeare is believed to have studied and seen his first plays is set to open to the public for the first time.
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Who are Islamic 'morality police'?

bbc Urdu News - Fri, 22/04/2016 - 13:23
Police forces devoted to enforcing strict Islam-based codes of practice are a fact of life in several mainly Muslim countries, but opinion about them is divided.
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VIDEO: On board a ship sent to spot migrants

bbc Urdu News - Fri, 22/04/2016 - 12:54
The number of migrants arriving on the Greek islands is in decline, as those refused asylum are being deported back to Turkey as part of a deal between Ankara and the EU.
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Graduation ceremony: 625 students graduate from MUET

sindh - Fri, 22/04/2016 - 12:08

HYDERABAD:22 April:Around 625 graduates were conferred academic degrees and diplomas at the 19th convocation of Mehran University of Engineering and Technology (MUET) on Thursday.

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Visiting PU: Journalism a sacred profession, says UoE VC

Punjab - Fri, 22/04/2016 - 11:58

Lahore:22 April:University of Education (UoE) Vice Chancellor Rauf-i-Azam said on Thursday that journalism was a sacred profession. He said that journalists not only explored facts but also played an important role in eradicating social evils.

He was speaking during his visit to the Punjab University’s Institute of Communication Studies (ICS) and its radio station FM 104.6.

He said that media education and training on modern lines was of great importance.

Rauf-i-Azam visited the news studio, the audio video lab, the computer lab, the library and Hameed Nazami Hall. He said that abiding by journalistic codes could result in an honest depiction of the society. He said, “An extensive study is necessary for journalists and students”.

He said that sensitising the public about social issues was an important function of development journalism.

ICS Director Noshina Saleem briefed the vice chancellor about the department’s performance and academic and co-curricular activities.

Faculty members, including Waqar Malik, Bushra Hameed, Lubna Zaheer, Shabbir Sarwar and Amir Bajwa were also present on the occasion.
Saleem and Sarwar also interviewed the vice chancellor for FM 104.6.Published in The Express Tribune, April 22nd, 2016.

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Small and Medium Enterprise Convention held at UVAS

Punjab - Fri, 22/04/2016 - 11:57

Lahore:22 April:A Small and Medium Enterprise Convention (SMECON) was organised for students of veterinary sciences at the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore on Thursday. The idea was to float innovative ideas, discuss business feasibility and provide students career counselling.

The convention was organised by the Business School (UBS), the Business Incubation Centre (BIC) and the Vets Care Club (VCC).

UVAS Vice Chancellor Talat Naseer Pasha chaired the concluding session of the convention and the prize distribution ceremony. He advised students to diversify their knowledge, not only to look for jobs, but also to prepare themselves to become the entrepreneurs of the future. He thanked guest speakers and representatives attending the convention.

The speakers gave lectures on a variety of topics. Brain storming competitions were held for students of veterinary sciences on how to launch businesses using their own capital. The experts offered business tips and tactics that the students would need to adopt to sustain their initiatives.

Dr Aleem Bhatti, Dr Jasser Aftab, Dr Shoaib Sarwar and Dr Sania Chouhdary gave lectures on the roles, challenges and opportunities for students of veterinary sciences; the role of information technology, communications and advertisement in livestock business; and personality grooming and woman entrepreneurs.

A business plan presentation competition was also held. Ramazan Sattar won the first position, Arslan Ahmad secured the second position and Muaaz Sajjad stood third. Dr Pasha distributed cash prizes and certificates among the contest winners.
Published in The Express Tribune, April 22nd, 2016.

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Allama Iqbal Medical College Student spent A day with Pakistan army

Punjab - Fri, 22/04/2016 - 11:56

Lahore:22 April:A group of 100 students from Allama Iqbal Medical College Lahore spent a day out with various military units and formations of Pakistan Army at Lahore Garrison.

The daylong programme was specifically organised to enlighten students on routine functioning of Pakistan Army, its organisation and defence capability A programme ‘Know your Army’, has been exclusively initiated for the youth on instructions of Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif.

The programme started with a wreath laying ceremony and dua at Yadgar-e-Shuhada, followed by a demonstration by the Quick Response Force. The students also visited an infantry and armour battalion and witnessed an arms and equipment display including small arms fire. The programme culminated at a flag ceremony at the Ganda Singhwala border check-post, Kasur. A smart turnout and bearing combined with immaculate drills by troops of Pakistan Rangers amidst charged crowd further added to the enthusiasm and feelings of patriotism of students. They evinced keen interest and commended the great sacrifices rendered by Pakistan Army officers and troops in the ongoing war against terror.The news.

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