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Dr Arif Alvi, President of Pakistan  There is a dire need to impart education to students keeping in view modern-day requirements as well as the demands of the market. This will help check unemployment. Education has much more impact on people and society than wealth, and Virtual University is playing an important role in promoting
Technological Dementia: The ‘Perks’ Of Being On A Digital-Diet

Technological Dementia: The ‘Perks’ Of Being On A Digital-Diet

Forgetfulness is a trait increasingly becoming common in the younger generation. Haleema Khalid presents the case about why it might be a direct result of our enhanced reliance on gadgets and decreased use of our own brains. “Oh! Sorry… I forgot…” “Well, it’s embarrassing but I don’t remember…” “Please remind me, I often forget things…”
Corona-Crisis Creating Uncertainty For Future Of Varsities

Corona-Crisis Creating Uncertainty For Future Of Varsities

he worsening coronavirus crisis has led to the world resorting to drastic measures, including higher education institutes worldwide trying to implement all measures enlisted in the yet to be written book of what to do when crisis strikes. According to a survey conducted and published by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) on how universities are addressing the coronavirus
PROCRASTINATION AND 6 EFFECTIVE WAYS TO FIGHT IT

Procrastination And 6 Effective Ways To Fight It

Laziness is a crime all of us are guilty of often. But what happens when you get so into the habit that it starts taking a toll on important matters, like finishing off that crucial term assignments, or beginning that tough prep for the final exams. Well, you have become a professional  procrastinator. Mahrukh Nadeem
Cleanliness Is Next To Godliness

Cleanliness Is Next To Godliness

A teacher explains the proper way of washing hands to her pupils at a school in Pakistan. The focus on personal hygiene could not get any more serious than it is right now given the strange times we are facing following the global spread of the coronavirus. As we write this, there are more than

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PHEC To Assist Varsities Continue Education Online   The Punjab Higher Education Commission (PHEC) has constituted a nine-member committee to enable higher education institutions to continue teaching lessons online.This comes in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic which forced the Government of Punjab to announce closure of all education institutions until May 31. The closures