AJK President lauds scouts’ services

MUZAFFARABAD: Scouts never hesitate to serve during disastrous situations and help evacuate people by risking their lives. The voluntarily services of scouts were acknowledged by President Azad Jammu and Kashmir Barrister Sultan Mehmood Chaudhry during the 3rd Scouts Training and Youth Program Conference. President AJK said volunteers remain at the forefront for rescuing people in […]

AIOU expands educational network

Islamabad : Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) is continuing its efforts to expand its educational network across Pakistan including AJK and GB to provide educational facilities to the people of remote and backward areas. Vice Chancellor AIOU, Prof. Dr. Zia ul-Qayyum himself is overseeing this expansion process. The construction work of Gwadar, Mithi, Moro, and […]

Minister awards excelling cadets

MANSEHRA: Federal Minister for States and Frontier Regions Senator Talha Mahmood on Monday visited the Pakistan Scouts Cadet College Batrasi and met with the faculty members and cadets. “You should focus on your education to serve the country,” he said at a ceremony held at the premises of the college. The principal of the college, […]

Shafqat orders increase in Kamyab Jawan Programme quota for AJK

Islamabad : Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood on Tuesday directed Chairman of the National Vocational and Technical Training Commission Syed Javed Hasan to enhance the Kamyab Jawan Programme quota of Azad Jammu and Kashmir from 2 to 5 per cent. He issued the directions at the request of AJK Education Minister […]

HEC issues fresh list of illegal universities, colleges in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has issued a fresh list of over 140 ‘fake, illegal, unlawful and unrecognized’ educational institutions in the country. Among them, two are from Islamabad, including the privately-owned Islamabad Law College as well as Hunerkada College of Visual and Performing Arts. According to the HEC, any other institution not included […]