LAHORE:22 Feb: Human Rights and Minority Affairs Minister Ijaz Alam Augustine has said promotion of education and eradication of poverty and illiteracy are the top priority of the PTI’s government. Speaking at a prize distribution ceremony of a private school at Aiwan-e-Iqbal here on Thursday, the minister said to achieve the goal of a Naya Pakistan, free quality education should be provided to every child because education is the most important mean in the journey of development.
LAHORE:22 Feb: The cardiac arrest of an 11-year old class five student owing to stress caused while playing an online game he was hooked on has created concern among parents of his schoolmates and many of them have started uninstalling video games from mobiles, computers, tablets and i-pads of their children.
LAHORE:22 Feb:The Punjab government has announced abolishing examinations of 5th and 8th classes under Punjab Examination Commission (PEC) to save children from extra burden. “The digital textbooks for four and five class have been launched and android application is also introduced which is an important step towards digital revolution in the education,” said Punjab Minister for Schools Education Murad Raas while addressing the launch of new educational policy “The New Deal 2018-23” under the aegis of Punjab Schools Education Department at a ceremony.
LAHORE:21 February: Punjab University’s Hailey College of Banking and Finance has organised a two-day workshop to make the participants aware of the prerequisites to be fulfilled in order to develop research articles of international standards and their publication. The sessions were conducted by Dr Zubair Ali Shahid, assistant professor at Iqra University, Karachi and Dr Irfan Tariq, lecturer at The University Adelaide, Australia.The news.
LAHORE:21 February: World Punjabi Congress Chairman Fakhar Zaman has urged the government to establish first ever Punjabi University in Lahore. He suggested that Punjab Institute of Language, Art, & Culture (PILAC) should be upgraded to a university. He said Punjabi should be declared as medium of instruction at primary level.
Rawalpindi:20 Feb: Secondary School Certificate (SSC) 2019 annual papers would be held on March 1, in accordance with the schedule announced earlier and the roll number slips of the regular students have been sent to the institutions concerned. According to Rawalpindi Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (RBISE) spokesman, there would be no change in the schedule announced by the board.
LAHORE:20 Feb: Punjab Institute of Language, Art and Culture (PILAC) organised an international conference “Zuban Tay Saqafat” here Tuesday. The provincial minister for human rights and minority affairs Ijaz Alam Augustine graced the occasion as chief guest. Eminent personalities from TV, theatre and foreign delegates participated in the conference.
LAHORE:20 Feb: In order to do research and explore his teachings, Punjab University Vice-Chancellor Prof Niaz Ahmad on Tuesday inaugurated ‘Baba Guru Nanak research chair’. Faculty of Oriental Learning Dean Prof Dr Saleem Mazhar, Registrar Dr Muhammad Khalid Khan, Department of Punjabi Chairperson Dr Nabeela Rehman, editor in-chief Punjabi language, literature and culture journal Sardar Ajaib Singh Chattha, Punjabi University, Patiala Dean Prof Dr Jasbeer Core, Dr Naveed Shahzad and Sikh teachers and writers from Canada and India were present on the occasion.
LAHORE:20 Feb: Punjab Minister for Higher Education Raja Yasir Humayun has said that we should make agreement on all those things which are common in all religions to promote brotherhood and establish peace in the world. He was addressing the inaugural session of two-day international conference on Maulana Jalaluddin Rumi and Hazrat Sultan Bahu held here at Al Raazi Hall Tuesday. The conference was jointly organised by Punjab University Department of Persian, Higher Education Commission of Pakistan and a private institute.
LAHORE :18 th Feb: Ameer Uddin Medical College (PGMI/LGH) debating society participated in All Pakistan Women Parliamentary Debating championship and got runner-up position. Students Aleena Saleem and Samavia Younas secured distinction in the contest.The news.
LAHORE:17 Feb: Government College University (GCU) Lahore has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with University of Baltistan, Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan, for research and academic collaboration. GCU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Hassan Amir Shah and UoBS Vice Chancellor Dr Prof Muhammad Naeem Khan signed the accord at a ceremony organised by the GCU Directorate of Academic Planning and External Links (AP&EL) at the University’s vice chancellor office. GCU Registrar Saboor Ahmad Khan and former Punjab Higher Education Commission chairman Dr Muhammad Nizamuddin were present.
LAHORE:12 February: The central library of the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Lahore (UVAS) arranged a two-day annual book fair 2019 in the city campus here on Monday. UVAS Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha inaugurated the book fair which will continue till Tuesday today while Librarian Muhammad Aslam, Prof Dr Asim Aslam, Ms Abeeda Zia and a large number of students, faculty members and book sellers were present.
Lahore:12 February:Punjab University Department of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics (MMG) is organising a three-day short course on cancer biology from February 12 to 14. In this regard an inaugural ceremony will be held at PU on Tuesday (today) at 9am in which PU Vice Chancellor Prof Niaz Ahmad Akhtar will be the chief guest.
LAHORE:12 February: Minister for Schools Education Murad Raas has said the Punjab government will utilise latest technology for setting the school education system on modern lines.
LAHORE :10 February: The Punjab Healthcare Commission had trained 293 healthcare service providers on the minimum service delivery standards (MSDS) during the last week.