Higher Education Commission (HEC) has received a case of plagiarism in which a student of Karachi University has alleged that her teacher stole her thesis and got it published with her name to get financial benefits, Dawn has learnt reliably.
According to sources, Mehwish Hameed, a PhD Scholar in Botany from Karachi University has alleged . . . → Read More: Karachi University student accuses supervisor for plagiarizing her thesis
By Karen Weise
Coins may have been around since before the Caesars, but Canada is trying to make them extinct. The Royal Canadian Mint wants to create the “MintChip,” a digital way to replace coins for small transactions like buying a cup of coffee. Canada has already planned to phase out the penny and just launched a . . . → Read More: The Canadian “MintChip”
By David Nakamura and Ed O’Keefe
President Obama said Sunday that he wants the investigation of the prostitution scandal that led 11 U.S. Secret Service agents to be returned home from Cartagena, Colombia, where they had been sent to provide protection for him, to be thorough and rigorous. . . . → Read More: US Secret Service’s scandal is no longer a secret
By Raza Ali Sayeed
“Aap ke paon dekhey, Bahut haseen hain, Inhen zameen par mat utariyega, Mailey ho jayengey.”
If a list was made of the most memorable dialogues from Indian films, the above line by Raj Kumar to Meena Kumari in the classic “Pakeezah” would almost certainly be on it. It reflects an . . . → Read More: There’s something about Pakeezah
Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) stalwart Barrister Aitzaz Ahsan has replaced Babar Awan to represent the federation in the presidential reference to reopen Zulfikar Ali Bhutto case filed in the Supreme Court.
A well-placed source informed APP that the decision had been taken in principle keeping in view the fact that Babar Awan’s license had been . . . → Read More: Aitzaz: The federation’s own
By Charles Davis
The ‘prominent liberal’ misses the point that it is not politicians, but the system itself, which is corrupt.
Once upon a time – say, three years ago – your average Democrat appeared to care about issues of war and peace. When the man dropping the bombs spoke with an affected Texas . . . → Read More: Liberalism missing the point
The former treasurer of a children’s charity who raided the fund to supplement his already ample earnings could face nearly three years in federal prison.
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By Dr. Amyn Malik
The Sindh Government supposedly banned shisha smoking in the province for two months, starting March 26 this year, and vowed to take strict action against those who violated it from April 1. I use the word ‘supposedly‘ because the ban hasn’t gone into practice in the streets of Karachi as yet.
. . . → Read More: Sindh’s shisha ban