Month: March 2021

NAHE holds roundtable to identify faculty development needs

NAHE holds roundtable to identify faculty development needs

As part of collaboration for academic excellence initiative of the National Academy of Higher Education (NAHE), the Academy is organizing roundtable discussion events nationally and in the provinces. The first provincial workshop/roundtable was held on Monday to identify faculty development needs in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Representatives from universities including those from the Quality Enhancement Cells in…

Lahore Qalandars beat Karachi Kings by six wickets

Lahore Qalandars beat Karachi Kings by six wickets

Late onslaught from David Wiese and half-centuries from Fakhar Zaman and Ben Dunk guided last year’s runners-up Lahore Qalandars to an emphatic six-wicket win over defending champions Karachi Kings in the 11th fixture of the HBL PSL 6 at Karachi’s National Stadium on Sunday evening, PCB said in its match report. “Chasing 187 to win, Qalandars…

Amadeus, Microsoft form strategic partnership to drive future innovation in travel

Amadeus, Microsoft form strategic partnership to drive future innovation in travel

Amadeus and Microsoft announced a global strategic partnership that will harness cloud technology to innovate and explore new products and solutions and create smoother travel experiences in the future, Microsoft said on Thursday. “The partnership will combine Microsoft trusted, secure cloud platforms and industry-leading collaboration and enterprise technologies with Amadeus’ proven expertise and innovation in…

HEC invites applications for accreditation of Pakistan-based research journals

HEC invites applications for accreditation of Pakistan-based research journals

The Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan invited the applications for the year 2021-22 from all Pakistan-based research journals, which meet the HEC accreditation criteria. The journals currently enlisted in HEC Journal Recognition System (HJRS) will also have to apply afresh. The applications may be submitted online through “Accreditation of Research Journals” Tab of HEC’s Research…

No change in petroleum prices for first fortnight of March 2021

No change in petroleum prices for first fortnight of March 2021

The Government of Pakistan has decided that the prices of petroleum products will remain same for the first fortnight of March 2021.  Existing prices are petrol (motor spirit) PKR111.90 per liter, high speed diesel PKR116.07 per liter, light diesel oil PKR79.23 per liter and kerosene oil PKR80.19 per liter.

Peshawar Zalmi beat Islamabad United

Peshawar Zalmi beat Islamabad United

A four-wicket haul from Wahab Riaz led Peshawar Zalmi to a comfortable six-wicket win over Islamabad United in the 10th fixture of the HBL PSL 6 at Karachi’s National Stadium on Saturday. This was Zalmi third successive win in the HBL PSL 6, PCB said in its match report. “Zalmi’s captain, Wahab, took full advantage of…