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HEC in a quandary about its undergraduate policy

KARACHI: The Higher Education Commission (HEC), on July 15, announced a one-year extension in the implementation date of its latest undergraduate policy. The move came in a bid to benevolently offer universities the opportunity to suspend the former undergraduate policy by mid-2022, if they so wished. However, considering that the …

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New security plan to cover ‘all Chinese workers’

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan will review security arrangements for Chinese nationals working on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) as well as other projects after a recent terrorist attack near the Dasu hydropower plant in Kohistan. Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, accompanied by Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Director General Lt General Faiz Hameed, during …

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Rumbling meteor lights up Norway

OSLO: An “unusually large meteor” briefly lit up southern Norway on Sunday, creating a spectacular sound and light display as it rumbled across the sky, and a bit of it may have hit Earth, possibly not far from the capital, Oslo, experts said. There were no immediate reports of injuries …

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