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Pakistan's Space Program

The Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO), best known as the SUPARCO (Urdu:ا سپا ر كو or پاکستان خلائی و بالا فضائی تحقی…

Started by Riaz Haq

29 Jan 28
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Quality of Higher Education in India

A few Indian schools in top tier, such as the elite Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), can be reasonably compared to world-class schoo…

Started by Riaz Haq

9 Jan 15
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Pakistani Research Scientist Working at CERN Lab, Switzerland

One of the most important discoveries in Physics since Einstein's Theory of Relativity has possibly just been made at CERN and dozens of Pa…

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6 Jan 3, 2020
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US probes into the link between vaping and lung disease after patient dies

US authorities scrambled to find the link between vaping and the lung disease after a patient who had recently been vaping has died in the…

Started by Sobia Anjum

0 Aug 24, 2019

Technical and Vocational Training in Pakistan

As technology begins to permeate every aspect of life in Pakistan, the country needs a balanced mix of highly skilled workers, technicians,…

Started by Riaz Haq

0 Jul 29, 2018

Facts and Myths in Globalization Debate

It is becoming increasingly important for nations to build knowledge-based economies to effectively compete and win in a globalized world.…

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1 Jun 25, 2018
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Sal Khan of Khan Academy on Improving Higher Education

Khan Academy founder has two big ideas for overhauling higher education in the sciences December 14, 2014 3:00 PM Gregory Ferenstein…

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1 Jun 19, 2018
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State of Higher Education in Pakistan

There was renewed attention paid to higher education in Pakistan with dramatic budget increases of up to 15X between 2001 and 2007 under Pr…

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10 Jun 6, 2018
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Top 600 World University Rankings

Dear Alumni This following is from Moin Ahmed, NEDUET, Mech Class of 1974 The Times of London published recently its 2008 World Rankings…

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5 May 28, 2018
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New edition published: Former NED professor Dr. Iqbal Ali's book "Irrigation & Hydraulic Structures"

Cover page of the 5th Edition (2015 ) http://www.dawn.com/news/280182/karachi-china-honours-ned-professor   The 5th  Edition of "Irrigat…

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0 Aug 27, 2015

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