Monday, 25 October 2021

Tag Archives: education

Not only girls, but boys should also get education: Shaan

LOLLYWOOD: Pakistani film actor Shan has urged to not only educate girls, but boys as well. According to details, the actor said these words while responding to the tweet shared by actress Mehwish Hayat, who has become goodwill ambassador for girls’ rights. Larke ko bhi parhaiian gai sab mil ker ...

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G20 Summit ‘did not deliver for girls, young women’, Malala

LONDON: Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai has slammed the G20 summit for not delivering for girls and young women. Malala took to Twitter saying “The G20 Summit did not deliver for girls and young women.” She writes: “A disappointing end for the G20 Summit- and thousands of activists’ efforts ...

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Rise in attacks on Afghan schools alarming: UNICEF

KABUL: A latest UNICEF report has pointed out alarming rise in the attacks on schools in the war-torn Afghanistan. The report released on Tuesday has counted around 200 attacks on schools last year alone, thereby cutting children’s access to education amid worsening security situation. Attacks on schools have surged from ...

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Miss Philippines wins 2018 Miss Universe crown

BANGKOK: Miss Philippines was crowned Miss Universe on Monday in Bangkok after a trailblazing ceremony praised for featuring its first transgender candidate but marred by gaffes about the English-speaking ability of two Asian contestants. Catriona Gray, 24, finished first ahead of the South African and Venezuelan finalists in the glittering ...

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Microsoft GitHub services completely free for schools

LONDON: GitHub has announced that they are expanding their offering to teaching-focus institutions by now offering them both GitHub Enterprise and Business Hosted accounts for free in addition to all of the previously available free services. A special page has gone up on the official GitHub Education website where anyone ...

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In pictures: Sadiq Khan on historic trip to Pakistan

London Mayor Sadiq Khan visited Pakistan to promote his ‘London is Open’ campaign. He met government officials, representatives of civil society, cricketers and different other dignitaries from every walk of life. He was full of praise for Pakistan and voiced joy for coming to land which is home to his ...

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PM May says UK must act against race inequality

LONDON: Theresa May has warned public services there will be “nowhere to hide” if they treat people differently on the basis of their race. A new government website shows disparities in educational attainment, health, employment and treatment by police and courts between ethnicities. The PM said institutions must “explain or ...

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France ponders phone ban in schools

PARIS: French Education Minister Jean-Michel Blanquer has touched off a public debate about banning phones in schools as he seeks to implement a campaign pledge by President Emmanuel Macron. In an interview with Express magazine, the minister suggested that pupils might be asked to deposit their phones in secure boxes ...

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