VC advises to come up with quality research

FAISALABAD:16 July:The researchers should come up with problem-solving research and indigenous solutions to challenges being faced in societies and industries, said University of Agriculture Faisalabad Vice Chancellor Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan. He was addressing an appreciation ceremony for technology development funds winners arranged by Office of Research, Innovation and Commercialization, University of Agriculture Faisalabad on Saturday.

Decision on permanent LCWU VC up in the air

LAHORE::16 July:A committee looking into objections of the candidature and appointment of Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) Vice Chancellor Dr Uzma Qureshi has yet to hold its first meeting, despite being formed a month ago. Dr Uzma Qureshi was appointed as vice chancellor on May 28, 2017, for a term of four years. The appointment was made on April 27after a verdict of the Lahore High Court (LHC), which gave the Punjab government its nod to appoint VCs at four universities on the recommendations of a search committee.

E-library inaugurated for Law Student

Rawalpindi:July 16:Chief Justice Lahore High Court Mansoor Ali Shah inaugurated e-library of District Bar Association Rawalpindi. Judges, lawyers, law students and members of the legal fraternity will reap benefits of the library. On the occasion of the inauguration ceremony CJ Lahore High Court Justice Mansoor Ali Shah, including district and session judge Suhail Nasir and other judges and lawyers from Rawalpindi were also present.The news.

Post Graduate Medical Institute CCU ward

LAHORE:July 16:Post Graduate Medical Institute/Lahore General Hospital (PGMI/LGH) Principal Prof. Ghiyas-un-Nabi Tayyab has said that it had been decided to establish a modern CCU ward at Lahore General Hospital to ensure quality and modern medical facilities to patients. In a press statement on Saturday, the principal said that latest medical equipment worth Rs30m were also being purchased for the Coronary Care Unit being set up in the Emergency Department.The news.

Pakistan’s first fee-less university in Kasur

LAHORE:15 July:The government is pushing forward with the Punjab Charity Bill 2017 and the proposed legislation will establish a regulatory body as a watchdog for nonprofit organisations,has learnt. The bill has already been approved by Cabinet Standing Committee on Legislative Business in a recent meeting. It will be sent to the provincial cabinet and later presented before the governor if approved. Lahore-based non-profit raises funds for Pakistan’s first fee-less university in Kasur Advertisement

Protest on Lower Mall: Teachers again warn of taking to streets

Lahore:14 July:Leaders of the PTU, including Central President Chaudhry Muhammad Sarfaraz, General Secretary Rana Liaquat Ali, Rana Anwar, Rana Altaf and others, alleged the government was intimidating senior primary schoolteachers who were approaching retirement,. “In-service promotion and pay increase for teachers have also been partially implemented, while the same is pending in several districts of the province,” the teachers added. Teachers protest hits K-P school enrolment drive

Schoolteachers to protest against privatisation

LAHORE:14 July:Various groups of schoolteachers in the province have once again vowed to take to the streets to protest against the government for action against school heads and failing to halt the privatisation of educational institutions. Punjab Teachers’ Union (PTU), in its core committee meeting, discussed problems being faced by the teachers’ community and the commitments made by the School Education Department (SED) in a meeting organised on April 18 and May 15.Express turbuni.

COTHM and USAID go Mangolicious

LAHORE:‘Mangolicious’ Culinary Competition was a treat to watch! COTHM and US Agency for International Development (USAID) teams jointly organised a competition amongst the culinary students of COTHM to celebrate the Mango season. The purpose of the event was to showcase and celebrate Pakistan’s mango sector. The acting US Consul General Lahore, Mr Robert Newsome, along with Mr Alyson McFarland, provincial Director, USAID Lahore and Mr peter A. Dickrell, chief of party US Pakistan partnership for Agricultural Market Development made their presence at the event.

Sixth eRozgaar Centre at University of Punjab, Jhelum Campus

LAHORE :14 July: The sixth eRozgaar Centre at the University of Punjab, Jhelum Campus, will be inaugurated on Friday (today) by Information Technology University (ITU) founding Vice-Chancellor Umer Saif. The centre has been established under the Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) and Youth Affairs, Sports, Archeology and Tourism Department's joint project “Chief Minister’s eRozgaar Programme.” It is the second centre being opened in north Punjab after a centre at UET, Taxila.

CPEC will bring prosperity in region: PU VC

LAHORE :14 July:Punjab University Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Zafar Mueen Nasir has said that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor will bring prosperity in the region as China and Pakistan are partners in development. He was addressing the certificate distribution ceremony among Chinese language students of PU Confucius Centre at Al Raazi Hall here on Thursday. Directors of PU Confucius Centre Prof Liu Chensheng and Dr Rana Ejaz Ahmed, Dean Faculty of Oriental Learning Prof Dr Saleem Mazhar, Director External Linkages Dr Fauzia Hadi Ali and a large number of students were present on the occasion.

Book reflects on Karachi with its pros and cons

Lahore:July 14: a book written by J Francois Chenin, the director of the Alliance Francaise, was launched at the Alliance Francaise on Wednesday evening. The book, in a very philosophical and poetic manner, discusses the ups and downs of a sprawling metropolis. Hina Qureshi read pieces of the text accompanied by photographs of the all too familiar city landmarks, landmarks which are an eyesore on account of their terribly shabby state and landmarks which evoke nostalgia like the legendary Empress Market.

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