Indian tech universities drawing out Pakistani, foreign students

Courtesy Dawn News NEW DELHI: Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) will open entrance tests to foreign students in eight countries for undergraduate and postgraduate studies, including Pakistan, Dubai, Sri Lanka, Singapore, and Dubai, starting from 2017, reported The Hindustan Times. The ministries of External Affairs and Human Resource Development took the decision. Currently, entry tests…

In a first, White House to release data on drone strikes

Courtesy Dawn News WASHINGTON: The White House for the first time will release casualty figures from its controversial drone program, officials said on Monday, amid criticism that the airstrikes often kill civilians instead of the intended terror targets. Lisa Monaco, President Barack Obama’s top homeland security adviser, said the administration will publish a review of…