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Debating the Devolution of HEC

It is popularly believed that the regulation of higher education if devolved to the provinces will lead to slackening of checks and balances in the universities. The devolution of educational governance of the country is hyped ...

University Affairs

In May 2017, Quaid-e-Azam University (QAU) Islamabad — ranked as one of the top universities in the country — was shut down for few days on account of student violence in which more than 30 students were injured. The fight whic...

Transgender Legislation

In the shadows of grand game of snakes and ladder in the country, a small step has been taken by the legislature, which if successful, will be a giant leap towards the emancipation of transgender people in Pakistan. It comprise...

TV ‘Journalism’

From an exotic object of technology showcased by the American Consulate in an exhibition at Quaid-e-Azam’s Mausoleum in Karachi on September 1955, television today has become a household item, earning its place in the heart of ...

Democratising NCA

National College of Arts (NCA) is one of the oldest institutions in Pakistan, which is credited with quality education in the fields of arts, design and architecture as well as acknowledged for leading the creative production o...

Capital Builders of Pakistan

Until its bifurcation last year into Islamabad Metropolitan Corporation, Capital Development Authority (CDA) was the chief bureaucratic body, responsible for the planning and development of Pakistan’s new capital, Islamabad, si...