Government College University celebrates Chinese New Year

LAHORE:February 21: Government College University (GCU) here on Tuesday organised a ceremony to celebrate the Chinese New Year. GCU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Hassan Amir Shah was the chief guest at the ceremony organised by the university’s Centre of Excellence, China Studies (CECS). The day-long festivity was marked by Chinese music and pictorial cultural exhibition whereas a large number of Chinese teachers and businessmen of the city also addressed the ceremony and briefed the participants about the Chinese culture, customs, lifestyle and traditions.

Roots celebrates high achievers’ award ceremony

Rawalpindi:17 February: Roots School System Harley Region held its 30th Anniversary celebrations and High Achievers’ Award Ceremony on 15thFebruary, 2018 at Country Marquee Bahria Phase VII in a befitting manner. Begum Gen. Khalid Nawaz was the Chief Guest on the occasion. The ceremony recognised our exceptional students who strived hard throughout the year to do their best in order to be part of this ceremony. Approximately 1000 guests were invited on this momentous occasion to celebrate the 30thAnniversary Celebrations.

Pirated books seized

LAHORE:17 February: Corporate Crime Circle (CCC) of FIA Lahore Friday raided a printing press near Karbala Gamay Shah and arrested the owner of the press on the charges of printing pirated books. According to FIA, they recovered a huge quantity of pirated books along with security labels of a famous group of publishers. They said the owner of the press, Miraj Khalid, had been arrested from the spot and a case under the Copyright Ordinance was registered against him.The news.

Punjab University students excel

Lahore:February 17: Punjab University (PU) students participated in various competitions organised by different institutions and got prominent positions. According to a press release, in Inter-Punjab debate competition organised by a private group of colleges, Ismail Sherwani and Yasir Waseem of PU got first positions and team trophy as well in English (serious) and Urdu (humorous) debate respectively while Shabahat Qamar got first position in Urdu (serious) debate.

Sports school to be established

LAHORE:February 17: A meeting chaired by Punjab Minister for School Education Rana Mashood Ahmad Khan discussed establishment of a sports school in the province. The meeting decided the sports department in collaboration with the schools department would setup the sports school at Gaddafi Stadium. The schools education department will help in fulfilling formalities of the school and the students will be taught different sports activities for helping them to become the best player.

University of Management and Technology Spring event

Lahore:February 16:Students at University of Management and Technology on Thursday celebrated an event titled ‘Wings and Wheels’ to say hello to rapidly passing out spring season. According to a press release, the show was inaugurated by the university Director Ibrahim Hasan Murad. A good number of the faculty members and the university staff poured to the ground to catch a glimpse of the high-powered bikes, beautiful birds and enjoy delicious traditional food made available on the stalls.The news.

GC University pays homage to Munnu Bhai

LAHORE:February 16: A condolence reference was held at Government College University (GCU) here on Thursday to pay tribute to the services of eminent drama writer, columnist and poet Munir Ahmed Qureshi—popularly known Munnu Bhai. Veteran human rights activist IA Rehman, noted poet Amjad Islam Amjad, art professor Ms Salima Hashmi, noted playwright Asghar Nadeem Syed, PHEC Chairperson Prof Dr Mohammad Nizamuddin, GCU Vice Chancellor Prof Hassan Amir Shah, and close relatives of Munnu Bhai addressed the condolence reference organised by the Punjab Higher Education Commission (PHEC).

HEC Quality Assurance Agency team visits Arid University

Rawalpindi:February 14:The Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) Higher Education Commission (HEC) and the committee of experts from various universities of the country visited of Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR), here on Tuesday. The purpose of the visit was to review the PMAS-AAUR MS/M.Phil/Equivalent & Ph.D Programs’ compliance with the HEC's minimum criteria/guidelines set for these programmes.

Government College University donation

LAHORE:February 13: The Mustafa Mohyuddin Syed Memorial Fund Monday donated Rs2.5 million to the Government College University Endowment Fund Trust (GCU-EFT) for the scholarships of financially-challenged students. Trustees of the memorial fund Rukhshanda Wasif and Rafia Hussain handed over the donation cheque to GCU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Hassan Amir Shah here. GCU-EFT trustees Mian Misbah-ur-Rehman and Zia Haider Rizvi and Executive Committee Secretary Prof Dr Khalid Manzoor Butt were present.

QAU ranked among Asia’s top 100 varsities

Rawalpindi:10 February:Quaid-i-Azam University has broken into the top 100 universities of Asia while it is listed among the top 500 in the world, according to the latest rankings issued by the Times Higher Education (THE) at the 2018 Asia Universities Summit in China, local media reported on Thursday. This year, Pakistan only had one varsity in the top 500 and a total of four in the top 1,000 universities in the world.

Punjab Textbook Board introduced a chapter Women’s rights included in syllabus’

LAHORE:10 February: Punjab Textbook Board introduced a chapter titled "gender equality and protection of women’s rights" in the secondary school curriculum. PCSW Project Manager Ms Zainab Jafri said this during an awareness session conducted by Punjab Commission on the Status of the Women (PCSW) at a school at Township. Talking to the students, Ms Zainab Jafri said education was the foundation for civic participation. She said schools were influential in shaping students' views and perceptions. Moreover, environment in schools provides safe spaces where all students can learn, she added.


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