appointment of principals of three govt medical colleges of Punjab

LAHORE:19 July: Much to health authorities’ surprise, the search committee found a desperate response to interview calls sent to senior medics for the appointment of principals of three government medical colleges of Punjab. The search committee had called 30 senior most professors for interviews from amongst the “official seniority list” prepared by the Punjab health department.

Education, key to uplift Caretaker Punjab Minister

LALAMUSA:19 July: Caretaker Punjab Minister for Housing, Urban Development, and Environment Saeedullah Babar Wednesday said education and healthcare were the key to development. Talking to reporters, the minister said the caretaker government was fully aware of its responsibilities. The minister inaugurated the tree plantation drive by planting a sapling in the lawn of DC Office. Deputy Commissioner (DC) Tauseef Dilshad Khatana was also present on the occasion.The news.

PU VC addressing a meeting of deans, principals, directors at Al Raazi

Lahore:18 july: Punjab University Vice Chancellor Prof Niaz Ahmad has urged the faculty members to realise their role and perform their duties keeping in view national needs. He said this while addressing a meeting of deans, principals, directors and chairpersons of teaching departments at Al Raazi Hall here on Tuesday. Dr Niaz expressed his resolve to bring PU to the academic esteem which it deserved. He said PU administration would focus on quality of teaching and produce graduates of international standard.The news.

five-day symposium concluded at University of Management and Technology

LAHORE:18 July: A five-day symposium on 50-year electoral history of Pakistan concluded at the University of Management and Technology (UMT). Researchers, faculty members and the students from a good number of the universities across the country participated in the symposium, which was a joint venture by Gallup Pakistan, UMT and the University of Gujrat.

City School plans to introduce three new teacher training centres

LAHORE:17 July: City School plans to introduce three new teacher training centres in collaboration with the University of Cambridge Faculty of Education, the top ranked teacher training institution in the UK, and Cambridge International. A Centre for Educational Professional Development (CEPD) is being introduced and launched in Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad. Each CEPD is to be run by a team of teacher educator who will be trained by the Faculty of Education team. The centres will offer a complete professional development pathway for teachers and school leaders across the country.The news.

Punjab govet finalised selection process for appointment of regular VC,S

LAHORE:16 July: The caretaker Punjab government has finalised the selection process for the appointment of regular vice chancellors of four more public-sector medical universities. The search committees interviewed the candidates of the medical varsities and shortlisted panels of three senior medics against each university. The health department had constituted new search committees of senior medics on the directions of Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar after he suspended earlier selection of VCs of six medical universities some three months back.

caretaker Chief Minister Black Day was observed all over Punjab

LAHORE:July 16: On the instructions of caretaker Chief Minister Dr Hasan Askari Black Day was observed all over the Punjab to express solidarity with the affectees of Banu and Mastung attacks. Dr Hasan Askari said that loss of precious human lives in Mastung is a national loss and the whole nation is standing in solidarity with the bereaved families in this hour of anguish. He said the Punjab government also announced complete solidarity with the lamenting families and we pay tribute to the martyrs.The news.

Punjab University condemned incidents of terrorism in Mastung

LAHORE:July 16: Punjab University’s Academic Staff Association (PUASA) has condemned the recent incidents of terrorism in Mastung and Bannu and offered condolences to the bereaved families. In a press release issued on Sunday, the PUASA office-bearers said the entire teaching community stood with their Baloch and Pakhtun brethren. They also prayed for the departed souls.

4th consultative session held at University of Education’s Township

Lahore:14 July: The 4th consultative session “Higher Education in Pakistan: Challenges and Opportunities” was held on Friday at University of Education’s Township campus. According to a press release, representatives of federal Higher Education Commission (HEC), Punjab HEC, Vice-Chancellors (VCs) of various universities and other stakeholders attended the event. Vice-Chancellor University of Education Dr Rauf-e-Azam said the dialogue was aimed to discuss the problems being faced by higher education sector and put forward meaningful recommendations.

UET 50,000 candidates will appear in test for admissions to BSc Engineering

LAHORE:14 July: More than 50,000 candidates will appear in combined entrance test for admissions to BSc Engineering and BSc Engineering Technology programmes of University of Engineering & Technology (UET), Lahore, its affiliated engineering colleges and other engineering institutions around Punjab tomorrow (Sunday).

Dr Ameen a written complaint to university’s V.C and university set up an inquiry committee

LAHORE :13 July: The doctors’ community has demanded a fair inquiry into a case of a female doctor, Dr Mahwish Ameen, who is facing sexual harassment by her teacher at the Punjab Medical University, Faisalabad for the last three years. Dr Ameen submitted a written complaint to the university’s vice chancellor and the university has set up an inquiry committee to deal with the matter. The committee has asked both the parties to appear before the inquiry committee next week.

UVAS ranked among emerging universities

LAHORE:13 July: The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS), Lahore has been ranked among 351+ universities in Times Higher Education (THE) Emerging Economies University Rankings 2018. After qualifying in QS Asia University Ranking and attaining the position among 301-350 top Asian universities by Times Higher Education (THE) Asia University Ranking 2018 it is another momentous achievement of the UVAS, Lahore.

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