Monthly Archives: February 2012

LAHORE: HEC’s newly announced ranking may stir controversy 1

By Arsalan Haider, Daily Times The Higher Education Commission (HEC) on Thursday announced ranking of Pakistani universities, which may stir a controversy due to significant changes in the positions of different universities as compared to those in the last ranking. According to the ranking, two public-sector universities belonging to Lahore […]

Higher Education Commission announces ranking of Pakistani universities

HEC chairman says ranking based on quality teaching, research ISLAMABAD: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) on Thursday announced ranking of Pakistani universities. The HEC Chairman Dr Javaid Laghari said at a press conference held at the commission’s secretariat that universities were ranked on the basis of quality teaching and research. […]

Lapse of development period: LDA to seize plots of 21 housing schemes

LAHORE: The Lahore Development Authority (LDA) has decided to acquire possession of mortgaged plots located in 21 private housing schemes, including Punjab Government Servants Housing Scheme Foundation, Overseas Pakistani Foundation’s Farm Housing Scheme and Ravians Co-operative Housing Scheme. According to LDA spokesman, the authority had started preliminary proceedings for lands’ […]

KARACHI: Groundbreaking of DHA City held

Defence Housing Authority (DHA) launched DHA City Karachi (DCK) at the project’s site on Super Highway amid a graceful groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday. Commander 5 Corps Lt-Gen Muhammad Zaheer-ul-Islam inaugurated the development activities by unveiling the plaque. Speaking on the occasion, he termed the occasion as historic and hailed the […]


PROFESSOR ALI SUKHANVER   A few days back, Chaudhry Aslam khan, the SSP CID Karachi said in an interview with a private TV channel that unless courts give a legal authenticity to the evidence of the police officials particularly in cases of terrorism, the giant of terrorism cannot be chained. […]


PROFESSOR ALI SUKHANVER                             What is more important; food or security; health or defence; prosperity or safety; certainly a difficult question to be answered. Today one finds a hurricane of allegations, accusations ultimately forming the shape of suggestions thatPakistanneeds not spend a huge amount on its army and the relevant security […]