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AIOU promotes new mode of learning

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) held a seminar to apprise its students about the emerging technologies that could benefit their students to produce quality research work, compatible to international standard. The event was the part of the University’s regular activities to bring about qualitative improvement in the academic pursuits, Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr.

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Huawei’s Xu Delivers MBB Message in Shanghai

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2018 opened at the Shanghai New International Expo Center Thursday. Huawei Rotating Chairman Eric Xu addressed the audience in his keynote speech titled Bringing MBB to a New Level with 5G. Xu expressed his hope that 5G would bring the mobile Internet – especially mobile video – to a

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Zong 4G & Careem partner to give exciting offers to customers

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)-  Pakistan’s No.1 Data network Zong 4G has entered into a partnership with region’s top ride hailing service, Careem to offer exciting value propositions for its customers. The companies have collaborated to deliver discounts to Zong customers for hailing rides through app – thus, enriching their experience. By simply using the code, ZONGFREE

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Group photo of competition with the judges and chief guests Bazm E Shaheen Qirat & Quiz Competition

(Sarzameen News)- Parents should teach their children the rights of the Holy Quran and facilitate them in its implementation in everyday life. This was stated by Br Mian Abdul Hamid who was the chief guest at Bazm E Shaheen Qirat competition held in Riyadh at a local restaurant. More than 150 children from different schools

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Saudi Arabia: a year of change with a new crown prince

RIYADH (AFP) – Mohammed bin Salman became crown prince of Saudi Arabia a year ago, shaking up the ultra-conservative oil power. Here is a rundown of developments: In a royal decree issued on June 21, 2017, King Salman ousts his nephew as crown prince and installs his 31-year-old son, Mohammed, as his heir. Widely known

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AIOU reschedules its exams for the course code 5404

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Allama Iqbal Open University(AIOU) has rescheduled final exams for the course code 5404 of BS Accounting and Finance program which were postponed due to some technical reasons. Now this exam would be held by June 22. Earlier, date of exams for the aforesaid course was set as 15th May in date sheet issued

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Baked goods and Wi-Fi bring Everest closer to home

(AFP) – Wi-Fi, baked goods and trendy coffee: gone are the days of deprivation at Everest base camp, with hipster perks and modern conveniences ensuring life is cushier than ever on the roof of the world. The Khumbu glacier at the foot of Everest transforms every spring into a high-altitude metropolis of surprising luxury for

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Planting trees: Beating Karachi’s heat the green way

(Web Desk) – One of nature’s air purifier, trees are an essential component of our environment that provide shade from the scorching heat while releasing oxygen in the air. However, some trees, if not planted in the right environment can become less of an aide. In Karachi, the absence of indigenous trees has caused disaster

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Of Islamic history: Madina’s Masjid al-Qiblatayn

(Web Desk) – Masjid al-Qiblatayn in Madina is one of the most important historical mosques for Muslims. Famously known as the ‘Mosque of the two Qiblas’, the white coloured mosque’s history dates back to the time of Holy Prophet Mohammad (Peace Be Upon Him), when he received a revelation from Allah to change the Qibla

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Saudis step up arrests of women’s rights advocates, campaigners say

(AFP) – Saudi authorities have widened a crackdown on women’s rights advocates, detaining at least three more activists a month before the kingdom lifts its decades-old ban on women drivers, campaigners said Tuesday. Saudi authorities on Saturday announced the arrest of seven people, mostly identified by rights groups as women who have long campaigned for

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