Harvard out, Caltech is new varsity No. 1

Source. Times of India LONDON: There is now a fresh name at the top, unseating long-time leader Harvard. California Institute of Technology (Caltech) knocked the famous Massachusetts institution from the summit of the Times Higher Education league table for the first time in eight years, with US schools claiming 75 […]

Charities using e-systems to mobilize funds

By GALAL FAKKAR | ARAB NEWS JEDDAH: Most charitable societies in the Kingdom have shifted from traditional to electronic donation collection systems after finding out that donors prefer such methods to give money. Khaled Al-Serhttp://www.themuslimtimes.org/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=postaihy, director general of the International Research and Studies Center, said his organization had played a […]

Karachi suo motu: Verdict out

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry on Thursday announced the verdict in the Karachi suo motu case. In his opening remarks, the chief justice said Islam is a religion of peace and it places great importance on the life of a human being. Justice Chaudhry said it was […]

Finance bosses meet in Berlin as bank-saving plans advance

  By RFI   The European Union is preparing coordinated action to prop up panic-stricken banks, as world financial chiefs meet in Berlin Thursday. Meanwhile, French and Belgian local authorities are locked in talks with governments and financial players over the crisis-hit Dexia bank. Details:http://www.english.rfi.fr/economy/20111006-finance-bosses-meet-berlin-bank-saving-plans-advance