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Issue 12 March 2020

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ARIF “It is imperative to inculcate critical thinking in students by ridding them of rote learning and helping them excel in this competitive era. For successful inculcation of critical thinking and enforcement of uniform curriculum for schools and seminaries, it is essential to upgrade the teaching standards too.” Arif Alvi President of Pakistan Hafeez Sheikh 
PMC: NOW YOU SEE IT, NOW YOU DON’T

PMC: NOW YOU SEE IT, NOW YOU DON’T

PMDC gets dissolved. PMC gets established. PMC gets dissolved. PMC is nowhere. PMDC is non-functional. That’s quite a confusion the government has gotten itself and the people into. Arsalan Haider finds out how things with monitoring and oversight of medical and dental education in Pakistan are. he future of thousands of medical students, and possibly

Why I love NUST

f all the options I had, I chose to be part of NUST. The university’s effective alumni network, wonderful infrastructure and countless avenues for personality grooming were always a major attraction for me. Some of the features that I love about NUST are its central library, excellently –equipped labs and relaxing cafeterias.     Faizan
Modern Parenting: How Bad Have Things Come To Be

Modern Parenting: How Bad Have Things Come To Be

Parenting in this day and age has become quite an ethereal affair for many who find themselves in this crucial role. Sofia Syed explains what is going on and why it is really bad for the generations to come tepping into 2020 holds a different meaning for everyone. For some, it might be a year
Living Off Campus: What You Really Need To Know

Living Off Campus: What You Really Need To Know

Life off campus without the rules and regulations of a university setting can certainly appear like the greener grass on the other side of the fence. But it often entails more than what meets the eye. If you too are lured by a life that is away from the campus, you need to consider these

Early Bird, Leads The Herd…Or Does It?

Nursery, preschool, kindergarten, pre-kindergarten, pre-pre-kindergarten. What’s next? Postnatal school? The pressure on parents and toddlers to enter the learning race is becoming extremely overpowering, with much of a child’s play days turning into grueling learning sojourns. Instab Sahi finds out if there’s anything wrong with putting kids barely able to walk into alien settings meant
Linguistics – A Degree for all Seasons

Linguistics – A Degree for all Seasons

The scope of a degree in linguistics has traditionally been considered limited to the academia, professional writing and translation, or about learning and teaching languages if you really stretched your imagination. But Haleema Khalid explains why such a degree has more dimensions than we ever thought it could have. ver since the earliest humans living