Rawalpindi Arts Council Dialogue on draft Art & Culture Policy

Rawalpindi :23 November:The Rawalpindi Arts Council (RAC) organised a dialogue on the draft Art and Culture Policy Framework for Punjab in which artists of the Potohar region belonging to all forms of art and culture took part and gave their suggestions and input. They declared the policy a forward-looking step which will not only help promote culture but also ensure economic protection of the artists.

Seminar on violence against women held at FJWU

Rawalpindi :23 November:Women Research Centre (WRRC) organised a lecture titled: ‘Women Empowerment and Violence against Women: Issues and Challenges’ to commemorate 16 days of Activism against Gender based violence. Gender-based violence is a human rights violation and a serious obstacle to women’s progress in all areas of life including health, education, work and participation in society was the base of seminar.

Allama Iqbal’s philosophy lauded at Government College University

LAHORE :23 November:The philosophy of Allama Muhammad Iqbal will always remain a guiding principle for the humanity, but, it’s unfortunate that the younger generation of Pakistan does not know much about it. This was stated by National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC), Pakistan Executive Director Zulfiqar Ahmed Cheema while addressing a seminar organised by Government College University, Lahore, in connection with the 140th birth anniversary of the Poet of the East, according to a press release issued here on Wednesday.

Death Anniversary: GCU remembers Prof Abdus Salam

LAHORE:22 November: Prof Abdus Salam, the Nobel laureate and Old Ravian, breathed his last 21 years ago on Thursday November 21, 1996 after a protracted illness. With his sad demise, not only Pakistan but also the entire third world lost a great scientist and humble human being. A seminar was organised on Tuesday at his alma mater, Government College University (GCU) Lahore, to pay glowing tributes to Prof Salam for his contributions in the fields of mathematics and physics and the role he played for development of science in Pakistan.

Anglo Arabic School celebrates golden jubilee with annual reunion

Rawalpindi :November 22: The annual reunion of Anglo Arabic Public Higher Secondary School Rawalpindi was an eventful ceremony where amidst hugs and laughter, the boys and girls revived the old memories cherishing those wonderful moments of their teen life. A large number of old students of the Anglo Arabic Higher Secondary School came from across the country to attend the ceremony particularly as part of Golden Jubilee celebrations of the school and cherished the old memories. They had ample opportunity to reconnect with classmates during an elegant gala.

Fatima Jinnah Medical University VC discuss policies of university

LAHORE:November 22: November 22: Fatima Jinnah Medical University (FJMU) Vice Chancellor Prof Khalid Masood Gondal called on Higher Education Commission (HEC) Chairman Dr Mukhtar Ahmad to discuss upcoming policies of the university. According to a press release, Prof Khalid said the university was striving to meet the standards as suggested by the HEC. He expressed his vision to make the university one of the leading medical universities at national and international level.The news.

Schools old timings restored

LAHORE :November 22: Punjab Schools Education Department has withdrawn the notification issued on November 7 about the change in school timings in all public and private educational institutions due to smog in Punjab with immediate effect. A notification in this regard has been issued by the department. All the educational institutions shall now observe the school timings notified prior to the issuance of the said notification of November 7, 2017.The news.

Specialised curriculum needed for education system: Dr Nizam

LAHORE:November 20: Our education system requires specialised curriculum, which should be market-oriented can be achieved through reforms in the education sector through research and using information technology,” said Punjab Higher Education Commission (PHEC) Chairman Dr Muhammad Nizamuddin. He was speaking at the concluding session of the 9th International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Development (ICTD) Pakistan 2017 on Sunday. Need for teacher-student dialogue highlighted

Private universities: Government to decide on unaccredited programmes

Lahore:November 20:He said that ICT had significantly contributed to health and primary education sectors, which needed to be extended to higher education as well. Private sector was gaining profits out of education activity and their quality was questionable, he added. The four days of the 9th International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Development (ICTD) Pakistan 2017 was attended by more than 200 researchers and academia from Pakistan and abroad.Published in The Express Tribune, November 20th, 2017.

Textbooks to have security labels

Lahore:20 November:Effective measures are being adopted to make the system of sale and purchase of textbooks transparent and no negligence will be tolerated in this regard. These views were expressed by Punjab Curriculum and Textbook Board Director Abdul Qayyum while chairing a meeting in connection with security labels. He said the Textbook Board would affix security labels on the books. He warned strict action would be taken against those involved in preparation, publication and sale of the pirated books. The news.

Online monitoring introduced in teaching hospitals

LAHORE:15 November: Specialised Healthcare and Medical Education Secretary Najam Ahmed Shah said an online monitoring system has been introduced for ventilators at teaching hospitals and healthcare institutions. He said the system would further improve the quality of emergency and intensive care unit services. Changing technology: CIME launches facility for medical students He stated this while addressing a training workshop for the staff of 40 teaching hospitals of the province. They were being trained on standard operating procedures (SOPs) for the online monitoring system of ventilators.

Girl on way to school dies in accident

LAHORE :15 November:A 13-year-old girl was killed by a speeding van in the Lorri Adda area on Tuesday. Victim Momina of Chand Chowk was on her way to school in a rickshaw when a rashly driven hit the rickshaw, as a result, she suffered fatal injuries. She was rushed to hospital where she was pronounced dead. Meanwhile, a bike rider was killed by a dumper in the Nishtar Colony area. Victim Awais was on his way on a bike when a dumper hit and killed him.

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