Medical college, teaching hospital to be set up in Punjab University

Lahore:February 21:Punjab Minister for Higher Education Syed Raza Ali Gillani on Monday said that a medical college and a 400-bed teaching hospital would be established at the Punjab University (PU).

He was speaking at the 125th convocation of the PU in which a total of 1,454 degrees, medals and prizes were distributed.

The minister announced that 10 buses would be provided to Punjab University on the demand of university administration and assured his full support for construction of five hostels and flats for teachers and employees at PU.

Tevta registers 32,541 Companies in one year

LAHORE:February 21: Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (Tevta) has registered 32,541 companies on Skilled Labour Market Information System (SLMIS) during one year.

The facility of free registration is available for all pass-outs of technical and vocational institutes of Tevta and employers as well on this job web portal so that unemployed skilled youths may find suitable job opportunities.

Training workshop University of Engineering water resources

LAHORE:February 21: A five-day training workshop “Application of GIS and Remote Sensing in Water Resources Management” organised by University of Engineering and Technology’s Centre of Excellence in Water Resources Engineering (CEWRE) started here on Monday.
UET Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Fazal Ahmad Khalid, speaking at the inaugural ceremony, said country’s economy depended on adequate and management of water resources with the help of modern techniques.

Govt orders security audit of educational institutions

Lahore:February 20:The Punjab government has asked departments to submit a security audit report after carrying out a review of educational institutions and ensure arrangements are up to the mark.

According to a memo sent by the District Education Authority (DEA) to all district education officers (DEOs) as well as the district officers of special education and literacy, officials were asked to ensure security at all institutions.

New security plan: Police teams to patrol 60 key points in capital

PU students shine in extracurricular competitions

Lahore:February 20:Students of the Punjab University grabbed prominent positions in inter-university competitions held at different universities campuses in Lahore.

According to a statement issued on Sunday, in Performing Arts Festival 2017, organised at University College Lahore, PU’s band which included Muslim Shagan, Muhammad, Zaroon and Mohsin got the first position in ‘Battle of Band’ competition while in eastern and western singing competition, Ali Jan and Sumbal Hafeez clinched second positions.

PU students shine in extracurricular competitions

Lahore:February 20:Students of the Punjab University grabbed prominent positions in inter-university competitions held at different universities campuses in Lahore.

According to a statement issued on Sunday, in Performing Arts Festival 2017, organised at University College Lahore, PU’s band which included Muslim Shagan, Muhammad, Zaroon and Mohsin got the first position in ‘Battle of Band’ competition while in eastern and western singing competition, Ali Jan and Sumbal Hafeez clinched second positions.

Non-academic duties for teachers resented

Lahore:February 20:Punjab Teachers Union (PTU) leaders Sunday criticised the government for assigning non-academic assignments to schoolteachers saying these assignments were badly hampering academic activities in public schools. The PTU leaders including Sajjad Kazmi, Rana Liaqat, Jam Sadiq and others observed that schoolteachers across the Punjab province were busy in PEC examinations, marking of papers and census related training adding these were badly affecting teaching in public schools.The news.

PU students shine in contests

Lahore:February 19:Punjab University students from various departments showed outstanding performance by grabbing prominent positions in the co-curricular activities held by various institutions.
According to a press release issued here Saturday, PU students, including Muhammad Atif Shafique, Muhammad Gulfam and Asad Raza Mohal, clinched the first position in a quiz competition regarding CA Pakistan Olympiad 2017 organised by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan. Almost 46 teams from various varsities and colleges had participated in the event.

Matric exam to be held on schedule: minister

Lahore: February 19: Punjab Higher Education Minister Syed Raza Ali Gillani has said that all arrangements have been finalised for holding the Secondary School (Matriculation) Annual Examination 2017 in the province.

Chairing a meeting at the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE), Lahore, on Saturday, he said the exams commencing from March 1 would be held according to schedule in a transparent and organised manner. Foolproof security arrangements would be made around examination centres through police.

GC University, Kinniard University,PU take part in a music Competition.

Lahore:February 18:Tribute will be paid to great musicians of Pakistan on October 19 at Bagh e Jinnah, Open Air Theatre.

Students of Government College University Lahore, Kinniard College University, National College of Arts, Punjab University and other institutions will take part in a music competition.

The singers will sing songs of great and legendary musicians of Pakistan.

Punjab University to reward research Publication

Lahore:February 18:Punjab University Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Zafar Mueen Nasir has announced a reward of Rs 1 million for a faculty member on publication of his/her research work in gold star journals.

He made this announcement while addressing the closing session of international training workshop “Microarray for Gene Expression” organised by the varsity’s Centre of Excellence in Molecular Biology (CEMB) on Friday. CEMB Director Prof Dr Tayyeb Husnain, faculty members and a number of participants from various academic institutions were present.

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