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Order regarding NAB Lahore DG’s degree implemented, SC told

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Thursday adjourned for two weeks a petition with regard to the alleged fake degree of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Lahore Director General Shahzad Saleem, ARY News reported. A three-judge bench headed by Sheikh Azmat Saeed was hearing the petition in Islamabad. Advocate Azhar Siddiq informed the judges that the apex court’s verdict with regard to the verification of Mr Saleem’s degree had been implemented. “The petitioner now wanted to open a new Pandora box.” "If found lying…

Self-driving car experts offer online degree in ‘flying cars’

LONDON: Self-driving car pioneer Sebastian Thrun has shifted his gaze to the skies, as his Silicon Valley online school Udacity launches what it calls the first “nanodegree” in flying car engineering. With companies from Airbus and Amazon to Uber throttling up development of their own autonomous aerial vehicles, Thrun believes “in a few years time, this will be the hottest topic on the planet.” As usual, Thrun intends to be on the cutting edge of this emerging technology. The 50-year-old PhD computer scientist and…

Cannot take degree from ‘corrupt’ governor, Peshawar student to Jhagra

PESHAWAR: A young journalism graduate from the Peshawar University on Wednesday flatly refused to take his degree from Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Iqbal Zafar Jhagra, saying he cannot accept his degree from a ‘corrupt’ leader of a corrupt democratic system. Jhagra, also a member of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) was giving away degrees to the students when Syed Nabi Shah declined to take his degree on his turn and left the convocation hall nonchalantly. As soon as the student went outside the hall, he was taken…