Pakistan and Turkey to promote educational and cultural linkages

Young students have a vital role to play in strengthening the friendship and brotherhood between Pakistan and Turkey, said Ambassador of Pakistan to Turkey Mr. Sohail Mahmood speaking at a festive “Pakistan Day” event at Middle East Technical University in Ankara.

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NASA names asteroid after Pakistan’s Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala

The youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner and girls’ education campaigner in Pakistan, Malala Yousafzai, now has an asteroid named after her, the Malala Fund announced through its blog on Wednesday. Dr. Amy Mainzer, astronomer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California, USA, named Asteroid 316201 after Malala.

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Young Pakistani among top global ethical hackers of 2014

Hackers are often viewed as modern-day pirates. While mostly true due to the security hazards they create, ethical hackers actually are very helpful in actually improving security standards. Most of these security experts perform these actions simply for the benefit of the community. Rafay Baloch is one such ethical hacker. Baloch, also known as Pakistan’s…

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Study in Australia Expo offers new opportunities for Pakistani students

The Study in Australia Exhibition, held in Islamabad, offered an excellent platform for local students and their parents to learn about study abroad opportunities. The fair provided guidance and prospect for Pakistani students to discuss their study abroad options with representatives of top Australian universities.

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Learn Smart Pakistan contest winners announced

The Awards Ceremony of Pakistan’s first-of-its-kind online learning contest ‘Learn Smart Pakistan’ was organized by Knowledge Platform in Islamabad to acknowledge the winning students and to encourage the use of technology in classrooms and schools.

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Mobile Library launched in Islamabad

The mobile library bus, launched here in Islamabad, offers an exciting and accessible opportunity for children to explore the marvelous world of books, especially for students of schools which do not have established libraries. The Mobile Bus Library Program has been initiated under United States Agency for International Development (USAID) funded Pakistan Reading Project to help…

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Education USA South Asia Fall Tour 2014 in Islamabad

A large number of Pakistani students availed the chance to explore study opportunities in US universities. Representatives from seven US universities interacted with the Pakistani students to discuss admission procedures and offer direct information about academic and campus life at accredited U.S. universities.

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Kids discover Joys of Reading & Writing at Literary Fest

First-ever Children’s Literature Festival in Islamabad  Braving a burning sun and intense heat wave, hundreds of children arrived at the first-ever Islamabad Children’s Literary Festival to celebrate the wonders of literature. Tales of remarkable characters and traditions, playful puppets, ancient art of pottery Making as well as films, music and theatre shows took the kids…

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Pakistani Youth – Most Effective Force for Development

Pakistan, a country with youth bulge, has an opportunity of a lifetime to plan a healthy and prosperous future by transforming the youth potential into a driving force of development. Yet this prospect of a demographic dividend must be realized swiftly. Because a large cohort of frustrated young people would lead to social and political instability.

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School Kids plea to protect the Trees

Standing alongside the trees like old friends, a group of children pledged their affection for the trees of great age by appealing the city administrators to protect the trees. The students of Khaldunia High School learned about the significant role of trees in our lives on a cultural caravan. The caravan was organised by the…

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CRM stresses for Commission on Rights of Children

Islamabad – To observe and protect the rights of the millions of ill-fated children across the country, Child Rights Movement (CRM) has demanded the government to establish National Commission on the Rights of Children, since “there is nobody with a statutory status for the protection of their rights at federal level.” CRM has appealed to the Parliamentarians…

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