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Cambridge publishes its exam timetable for June 2021

Cambridge publishes its exam timetable for June 2021

Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE) has now published its exam timetable for June 2021. The exam series timetable is in line with previous years. In its recent update to schools CAIE said, “Most of our schools tell us they want to hold exams during the same period as previous years. We work in over 160…

ICMA Pakistan becomes a member of International Corporate Governance Network

ICMA Pakistan becomes a member of International Corporate Governance Network

Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan (ICMA Pakistan) is the first Professional Accountancy Organisation (PAO) in Pakistan to become a Member of ‘International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN), said Zia ul Mustafa, President of ICMA Pakistan. “The International Corporate Governance Network is an organization whose mission is to promote effective standards of corporate governance…

Ground Breaking Ceremony of Namal Knowledge City

Ground Breaking Ceremony of Namal Knowledge City

Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan attended, as chief guest, ground breaking ceremony of Namal Knowledge City phase 1 envisioned earlier by the Prime Minister as a center of academic excellence for the marginalized population residing in remote areas, said a press release on Saturday.  The Prime Minister was briefed that after completion of first…

PMC issues clarification regarding MDCAT syllabus

PMC issues clarification regarding MDCAT syllabus

Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) issued a clarification regarding MDCAT syllabus. For local students, the commission said MDCAT common syllabus has been created on the singular principal that no topic is outside any of the existing recognized syllabus of FSc in Pakistan. It has been reviewed by a committee of provincial universities and IBCC. PMC informed…

ICAP Mobile App launched

ICAP Mobile App launched

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) launched the all new ICAP Mobile App, developed in line with the vision of enhancing the facilitation services of the Institute. The App will improve service delivery of Institute, facilitate members and students to make fee payments, submit forms, update particulars and CPD record, access technical credentials dashboard,…

Appointment of Advisory Board of National Incubation Centre at LUMS announced

Appointment of Advisory Board of National Incubation Centre at LUMS announced

The National Incubation Centre (NIC) at LUMS announced the appointment of its Advisory Board, chaired by Mr. Saleem Ahmad, Senior Advisor at Afiniti, world’s largest applied artificial intelligence company. He, along with a strong team, will bring extensive leadership and expertise in entrepreneurship to both NIC Lahore and NIC Quetta, LUMS said on Tuesday.  “Mr….

​​​HEC invites research proposals for funding under PERIDOT research programme

​​​HEC invites research proposals for funding under PERIDOT research programme

Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan invited research proposals from Pakistani faculty members of public and private universities for funding under the Pak-France PERIDOT research proposals. PERIDOT is the Franco-Pakistani Hubert Curien Partnership (PHC) Program providing opportunities to Pakistani and French researchers to interact for joint research activities.  The program is implemented in Pakistan by the…

Scientists discover the unique signature of a lion’s roar using machine learning

Scientists discover the unique signature of a lion’s roar using machine learning

The roar of a lion is one of the most thrilling and captivating sounds of the wild. This characteristic call is typically delivered in a bout consisting of one or two soft moans followed by several loud, full-throated roars and a terminating sequence of grunts. A team of scientists based in WildCRU at the University…

HEC offering a number of opportunities to students of Balochistan

HEC offering a number of opportunities to students of Balochistan

The Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan requests all provinces to earmark special allocations for students from Balochistan. This will build upon HEC’s dedicated programme of support for Baloch students as well as students from remote and less developed regions of the country. Besides allocated quota for students from Balochistan in all the general scholarship…

ICAP brings National Finance Olympiad in collaboration with Unilever

ICAP brings National Finance Olympiad in collaboration with Unilever

Professional Accountants in Business (PAIB) Committee of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) brought a unique initiative ‘National Finance Olympiad (NFO)’ in collaboration with Unilever Pakistan to bring to limelight the talent of finance professionals. The concept of NFO has been conceived to entice finance professionals in a truly innovative way towards continuing with…