Saturday, April 20, 2019

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The joys and pain of striving for academic excellence

Saturday morning, 10 am. All my exhaustion dissipates as I step into the venue hall for Teach for Pakistan’s (TFP) Academic Olympiad 2013. The air is abuzz; the excitement palpable. The low drone of chattering students is broken momentarily...

Academic eminence at Islamia College Peshawar

The historic Islamia College Peshawar (ICP), now University, spread over more than 900 kanals stands proudly at the foot of the Khyber Pass. Its magnificent building is a medley of Mughal and British architecture. The grand golden academic block,...

English language blues

It might come as a complete surprise to many that Pakistan is one of the least accomplished countries amongst those who proclaim to be ‘English-speaking’ countries. Among those in Pakistan who claim to be proficient in English, only one in...
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China seeks partners for asteroid hunting probe

China to launch asteroid probe, calls for partners China plans to launch an ambitious asteroid exploration mission and has...