Category: In Focus

‘♯IslamInspiresMe’ inspires audience at AIS Annual Day

ISLAMABAD: Alhuda International School organised its 4th Annual Day, themed “♯IslamInspiresMe”  on Wednesday here with an extraordinary learning experience for...

HEC, Microsoft Organize National Final for Imagine Cup 2016

ISLAMABAD: The National Final for Imagine Cup 2016 was organized by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) and Microsoft at the Commission Secretariat on Wednesday. Dr....

Teach The Teacher

By Marria Qibtia S Nagra: Contending to reform the Education sector of Pakistan by paying meagre attention to the grave concerns defining its dynamics, is intriguingly...

HEC holds workshop for Pak-US university partnerships

ISLAMABAD: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) Pakistan in collaboration with the US Embassy organized a daylong Pakistan-US University Partnerships Follow-up Workshop...

Climate change triggers coral bleaching

Climate change caused bleaching of coral reefs in the Gulf of Mannar owing to rising water temperature. In the Gulf of Mannar, annual summer bleaching normally starts by...

French Senators Visit HEC, Discuss Collaboration in Higher Education

ISLAMABAD: A delegation of French Senators visited Higher Education Commission (HEC) Secretariat. Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed, Chairman HEC, accompanied by other senior...

Afghan Ambassador, Chairman HEC Discuss Collaboration in Higher Education

ISLAMABAD: Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal, the Ambassador of Afghanistan to Pakistan, visited Higher Education Commission Secretariat in Islamabad. He was accompanied by Mr....

French envoy briefed about HEC progress

ISLAMABAD: Martine Dorance, Ambassador of France to Pakistan visited Higher Education Commission Secretariat and met Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed, Chairman HEC. She was accompanied...

Stop wasting food to help fight climate change

ISLAMABAD: About a tenth of overall global greenhouse-gas emissions from agriculture could be traced back to food waste by mid-century, a new study shows. The team from...

Industry threatens nearly half of natural heritage sites

PARIS: Mining, oil exploration, illegal logging and other industries threaten almost half the natural World Heritage Sites the UN seeks to preserve for future...