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She also mentioned that citizens who are not registered with the BISP but are from Sindh can avail the facilities provided by Benazir Nashonuma Centre. Babar Ghauri was taken into verywellsecurity custody over his alleged involvement in a corruption and terrorism case. He has been moved to an unidentified place and will be produced before the court, the sources said.

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The issue with the MQM-P is that they have failed to create a unique vote base that could give them an edge. So until they sort out what they have to offer to old MQM voters, they will need to hide behind the boycott tactics. It is definitely a gain and a comeback for the PPP as the party always struggled to win seats in Karachi. Credit should healthnord go to the party’s Karachi’s leadership and administrator who ran an impressive campaign and highlighted the PPP-led Sindh government’s recent development progress such as People’s Bus Services. However, when one looks at the advantages the PPP has over other parties, the results of the elections call for more contemplation than celebration.

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However, the mini-budget envisages the levy of withholding tax on bank transactions of non-filers projected to generate 45 billion rupees — a tax previously imposed but lifted because it increased the large parallel non-formal economy further contracting the formal economy. FM Bhutto-Zardari was in Russia on a two-day official visit during which both sides, according to APP, agreed to pursue initiatives to deepen bilateral cooperation in various fields, including education, economy, energy and connectivity. The prime minister travelled to Peshawar on an emergency visit, where he will be briefed by local officials and visit those wounded by the blast. The mosque is within tcblackcar a high-security police headquarters area and a probe is under way into how the bomber got in. As universities in Africa desperately strive to increase their output of PhD graduates to meet the needs of academia and research, some scholars are pointing out the need to rethink PhD education in order to build alternative career pathways for doctoral candidates. Protracted student protests at a New Delhi-based regional university, established in 2010 to facilitate cross-border study, have escalated in the wake of student expulsions and suspensions, with protesters calling for student groups across Asia to join their struggle for ‘accessible’ education in the region.


First-year students in all universities and higher learning institutions in the Democratic Republic of the Congo will, starting from the next academic year, in January 2023, study compulsory military courses in order to acquire skills to defend their country whenever it is deemed necessary. Despite increasing international isolation over its role in the war in Ukraine, Russia is seeing increased demand from foreign students for places at Russian universities, including from Europe. It is increasing state-funded places by 30% and hopes to double the number of students from Europe.

Hong Kong’s chief of security has warned against students demonstrating solidarity with protests on the Chinese mainland against stringent anti-COVID lockdown measures, some of which have escalated into protests against Chinese President Xi Jinping. Seven students from Dagon University, Yangon, and four other youth activists who took part in anti-regime protests in Myanmar have been sentenced to death by the military tribunal in closed trials for alleged involvement in the killing of a former army lieutenant colonel turned bank manager. Some Nigerian students who had been accepted at universities in the United Kingdom have had their enrolments cancelled and had to return home because they were unable to pay their tuition fees due to a lingering foreign exchange crisis in the Nigerian banking system. Intergovernmental higher education organisations in Southeast Asia are working to set up a platform to bring together university researchers and policy-makers as part of building a common higher education space for the region that will also help countries achieve the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. The barring of women from all of Afghanistan’s universities, announced by the Taliban in December, could have a severe and lasting impact on the entire higher education sector. Many private universities are likely to shut up shop as the overall number of students declines after the ban.

“We have a firm belief that all conflicts can be resolved peacefully and there are no obstacles which diplomacy cannot surmount. Developing countries like Pakistan are facing negative consequences of the conflict in terms of economic impact,” Mr solutionblades Bhutto-Zardari said. According to a statement issued by the Foreign Ministry in Islamabad, the situation in Afghanistan and cooperation in the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation were also discussed during the meeting before the joint presser.

The SHC Friday granted protective bail to Muttahida Qaumi Movement leader Babar Ghauri in two terrorism and corruption cases. The court granted protective bail to Ghauri in two cases till February 6 against surety bonds worth Rs200,000. The worst affected areas managementers were Committee Chowk Underpass, Amarpura near Naz Cinema, Jamia Masjid Road, Rawal Road, Sadiqabad and adjoining areas. Cold and dry weather is expected in most parts while, very cold weather is expected in North Balochistan and upper parts of the country.

One interesting element of the recent local government elections is that every party is claiming it has performed well and is ready to appoint its mayor. But a look at the voter turnout – which is not more than 20 per cent and with no clear majority – shows that every party has its share of failure. The PPP has shown quite a few times that, while it wants to champion autonomy at the federal level, it is reluctant to devolve power in Sindh, where the party healthcareversity has been ruling for over 14 years now. Separately, Sindh Rangers and police in a joint intelligence-based raid arrested two suspects involved in more than 150 cases of street crime. The spokesman for the paramilitary force said Wajid Ali and Bilal confessed to their involvement in more than 150 cases of robbery and street crime in different parts of the city. The motorcycle that they used for all the street crimes was recovered from their possession.