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Education revolution in Punjab around the corner as every child to be enrolled by 2018

  Punjab Govt considers education as a tool to development Record funds allocated for school and higher education While education is a prime factor in economic and social well being of any nation apart from a strategic tool in nation building through skill development, investment education sector is of prime importance. Punjab government has achieved several milestones in student enrolment, availability and functionality of facilities, in teacher quality and student …

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Information about bio healing energy

  A natural treatment The natural energy therapies have been used for their healing properties since ancient times, and now a new study has found that they can reduce swelling when applied immediately after an inflammatory injury. The BIO healing energy devices are composed of natural metal alloys such as Iron, Magnetite, Boron, Aluminum, Niobium, Dysprosium, and Neodymium. BIO healing energy therapy is used to maintain health and treat illness. …

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Socioeconomic status affects student’s academic performance

  Education is a basic right for every human being and the social progress is now measured with the help of educational standards of any nation. It is surely a key to the political, social and economic development. Education is most essential element of life. Now education is considered as a first step for every human activity. It plays an important role in the development of human capital and is …

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LUMS trying maximum to give quality education

  The Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) is ranked number one top business universities in Pakistan. LUMS offers research studies in business management and information technology and also offers scientific research in humanities, philosophy, management engineering, arts, social and natural sciences. LUMS is a member of Association of Commonwealth Universities of the UK. At LUMS, executive education is given through the Suleman Dawood School of Business (SDSB) by the …

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CSR: A prerequisite for good governance

  Ben Packard, the vice president of Starbucks Coffee Company, once said: ‘on the journey to make our iconic coffee cups 100% recyclable, we quickly learned that developing recyclable material is just one part of the complex equation. We had to consider the entire lifespan of the cup, including what happens after it leaves our customers’ hands. This required bringing together the entire system of stakeholders with expertise, the influence …

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Financial education for youth

  There are lots of investment program in our country for big and small investors but no one ever have focused on creating some programs related to income generation for very small income persons or for school going kids. In our society income matters and it is a social security for one’s survival. I personally seriously felt the need of teaching our children about saving and investment ideas and its …

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Drug pricing policy hostile to industrial growth

  Over the passage of time, the pharmaceutical industry has developed a strong base in Pakistan and has the capacity to add value to our export earnings considerably, however, friendly policies are essentially needed to achieve that goal besides enabling the industry to run on its capacity, which is unfortunately not being properly utilized due to various reasons. To enhance export of pharmaceutical products, most of the companies needed international …

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Curriculum modification with approach of regional relevance and taking up latest pattern can help meet education standard

  Govt must revive policy of grant in aid to all educational institutions to participate in educational development Interview with Professor Rais Alvi – Director, Khadim Ali Shah Bukhari Institute of Technology Profile I was born in Lucknow, UP, India. I completed my intermediate education there. Then I migrated to Pakistan and did my graduation and post graduation from university of Karachi. During my more than 50 years of career …

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Education sector plays a pivotal role in nation building

  Yet the education has miserably failed to produce the quality Leadership essentially needed for nation building Interview with Mr Wasif Rizvi – President & CEO, Habib University Profile As Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Habib University Foundation, Wasif Rizvi is leading conceptualization, design and management of Habib University. Under his leadership, Habib University has initiated several youth development projects from the Foundation’s platform. Before joining the Habib University Foundation, …

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Education crisis in developing countries

  Today, Pakistan is the largest recipient of the UK’s aid with most of the money spent on reforms in education sector. However, this amount of $150 million is just 2 percent of the Pakistan’s education budget of $7.5 billion. This clearly shows, notwithstanding little foreign funding, the state must exercise its wherewithal to mitigate educational crisis in Pakistan. Many developing countries are facing educational crises around quality of teaching …

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