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71.5 percent students fail HSSC-I exam, private schools outperform govt run schools

71.5 percent students fail HSSC-I exam, private schools outperform govt run schools

Gilgit: In an astonishingly poor show of result, a staggering 4,101 out of the total of 5,736 students have flunked the part one exam of Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC), conducted by the Karakoram International University Examination Board. According to results announced here, only 28.5 percent of the students could...

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University of Baltistan’s charter published in the Gazette of Pakistan

University of Baltistan’s charter published in the Gazette of Pakistan

Islamabad: Speculations about establishment of the University of Baltistan have come to an end. The Gazette of Pakistan has published the charter of the Gilgit-Baltistan region’s second university, which will be based in Skardu. Establishment of the University of Baltistan was promised by ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. Published in...

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University of Technology Sydney and University of Central Asia Collaborate on Communications and Media

University of Technology Sydney and University of Central Asia Collaborate on Communications and Media

Islamabad: The University of Technology Sydney (UTS), and the University of Central Asia (UCA), signed an agreement to strengthen the relationship between the Institutions and encourage cooperation in the field of Communications and Media on 12 September 2017 in Australia. “We look forward to great things happening with this partnership,”...

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Al-Amyn Model School Gulmit completes 25 years of educational excellence

Al-Amyn Model School Gulmit completes 25 years of educational excellence

Gulmit: Al-Amyn Model School, a community-led educational institute located in Gulmit village of Tehsil Gojal, District Hunza, has completed 25 years of excellence. The silver jubilee was celebrated recently by organizing a ceremony during which community leaders, volunteers and all other stakeholders were presented with awards and certificates. Documentary films...

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German academic’s ethnographic study of the arts and crafts of Hunza Valley published

German academic’s ethnographic study of the arts and crafts of Hunza Valley published

Islamabad: German academic, Dr. Jürgen Wasim Frembgen’s ethnographic study of the arts and crafts of Hunza Valley has been published by the Oxford University Press. The book has been described on the OUP website as ‘a thorough ethnographic field research conducted over a period of twenty years. It is augmented...

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