University of Veterinary Science award Honorary PhD Degree

Lahore:September 21:University of Veterinary and Animal Science (UVAS) Syndicate on Tuesday decided to award honorary PhD degree to Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations Director General Dr Jose Graziano Da Silva.

The syndicate held a meeting chaired by the UVAS Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha. The chancellor/governor of the Punjab has to approve the syndicate decision before the award of the degree to Dr Jose Graziano Da Silva at a UVAS special convocation scheduled for October 8, 2016.The news.

Reply sought in School Children Security Case

Lahore:September 21:The Lahore High Court on Tuesday sought a comprehensive reply from the Punjab government on a petition seeking security arrangements for school children in the wake of increasing abduction incidents in different cities of the province.

The court also directed the government to submit report about appointment of security guards at buses, vans and rickshaws used for transportation of school children, and steps taken to stop illegal transplantation of children’s organs.

Disabled man Running street Library

TOBA TEK SINGH:20 September : Imran Asim is defying disability by keeping himself busy with his rent-a-book business.

Mr Asim, 38, of the Eidgah locality, was in grade five when he suffered backbone pain. In the ensuing surgery, his both legs were paralysed. He had to leave the school, but he did not leave book reading.

As books became his best friends, he thought of an idea to earn money from renting books to the people in his neighbourhood. Side by side, he began binding books, mostly textbooks of area students.

One-year course: Punjab to train 16,000 security guards

Lahore:20 September :The Punjab government will train 16,000 security guards in one year to fight crime and terrorism across the province.

In the first phase, 2,000 guards have been enrolled in a five-week-long course in 15 cities, a statement issued by the Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) said on Monday.

The training programme has been started on the directions of Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif to utilise the available manpower to overcome crime in the province.

Despite pressure, Pak-Turk schools won’t be shut

LAHORE:20 September:Clearing the ambiguities surrounding the closure of Pak-Turk Schools in Pakistan, the principal of the institute’s Raiwand branch has said the educational institutions will not be closed down on the pressure of the Turkish government.

“There is no chance of Pak-Turk Schools being closed down,” Raja Muhammad Asif said while speaking to journalists during a ceremony on Monday. “Changes in the administration have been made and the 28 Turkish principals working for the school chain all over the country have been replaced with locals.”

Punjab University Admissions

Lahore:September 20:Punjab University has started admissions in various disciplines including BSc (Hons) BS, BEd, BBIT, BFA, BCom, BBA, MA, MEd MSc, TET, MPA, MBA, MFA, MCom (3.5 year) MIM, MIOM and MBSM Morning & Self-Supporting (Afternoon/Replica/Evening) programmes for the academic year 2016-17. The last date for submission of forms is September 28.The news.

Tevta training for security Guards

Lahore:September 20:Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (Tevta) has enrolled 2,000 individuals in 15 cities for security guards training through a five-week programme.

Tevta Chairperson Irfan Qaiser Sheikh while addressing a meeting on Monday said Tevta would train 16,000 security guards free of cost during one year. He added the training programme started on the direction of Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif.

LHC allows literary festival in Daska

Lahore:September 20:The Lahore High Court on Monday ordered Sialkot district administration to grant permission to hold Benazir Literary Festival in Daska and assist the organisers.

Justice Shahid Karim issued this order on a petition moved through Advocate Raheel Kamran.

The counsel pleaded that the government was reluctant to allow holding of the annual literary festival in Daska on the pretext of security.

Sticking to principles: Merit is the key to progress, says Shahbaz

Lahore :September 19:Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif said on Sunday the government was promoting merit in every sector.

“That is why students from disadvantaged background are securing top positions,” the chief minister told a youth delegation.

Sharif said such talented students would make Pakistan’s future bright. He said the government was providing all available resources to brighten the prospects for these children. “This has helped the country move forward,” the chief minister said.

Inter suppl exam from Oct 22

Lahore:September 19:Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) has announced the schedule for the intermediate supplementary examination, 2016.

Admission forms for the intermediate supplementary examination with single fee can be submitted by October 3. Last date to submit the forms with double fee is Oct 17 while the candidates can submit the forms with triple fee by Oct 12. The exam will start from Oct 22.

Merit Culture promoted in every sector of Punjab: CM

Lahore:September 19:Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said the Punjab government has promoted merit culture in every sector of life and less-privileged students are obtaining positions due to its merit policy. Because of this merit policy, children of labourers and workers are taking lead over those of the elite by displaying outstanding performance in education field, he added.

Service structure for Directors Physical Education recommended

Lahore:17 September :A special committee constituted by the chief minister to review the proposal of upward mobility and provision of proper service structure for 87 Directors Physical Education (DPEs) working in Commerce Wing of Higher Education Department and 32 DPEs working in Technical Wing of Tevta has recommended that these DPEs may be granted four-tier service structure.


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