PU rewarded Book lovers on World Book Day

LAHORE:10 May: Punjab University Library in a programme presented ten book lover awards to its highly engaged readers on the occasion of World Book Day 2019. Since 2012, each year the library is organising this event to encourage book reading among university students. Shahzeb Khan, Assistant Professor, Department of English Language and Literature, was invited to the occasion and in a brief talk he shared valuable sights on how the students can make their book reading habit more productive for themselves.

Punjab University seminar to upgrade commerce syllabus

LAHORE:10 May: Keeping in view growing trend of commerce education among students, there is a need to upgrade commerce syllabus to bring it in line with international standards. This was consensus among speakers at a seminar jointly organised by Mir Khalilur Rahman Memorial Society (Jang Group of Newspapers) and Hailey College of Commerce, University of the Punjab.

SLS School holds table tennis tournament

Rawalpindi :08 May: A five-day inter-branch Table Tennis tournament was held at Sadeeqa’s Learning System (SLS) Montessori and High School, says a press release. The week-long event was hosted by Peshawar Road Primary branch, Satellite Town Primary branch, 37-Tulsa Road Branch, Gulraiz Senior Branch, Harley Street Senior Branch and Islamabad Campus. A total of 408 students participated in this year’s competition out of which 212 were girl and 196 were boy participants.

PUNJAB University E-Lane system

LAHORE:May 8:PUNJAB University (PU) Vice- Chancellor Prof Niaz Ahmad on Tuesday laid foundation stone of E-Lane system at the university’s Gate No-1 for enhanced security on campus and smooth entry and exit of vehicles. Briefing on the occasion, Chief Engineer Faizul Hasan Sipra said the E-Lane would consist of five lanes at the estimated cost of Rs9.8million. He said the project would be completed within 45 days on fasttrack basis. He said Rs1.28 million had been saved to the university exchequer.The news.

Rawalpindi Agriculture University Workshop

Rawalpindi:05 May: A three-day Regional Workshop on Information & Communication Technologies (ICT) Role for Disaster Prediction and Management ended at Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR), here on Saturday. At the concluding ceremony, experts recommended to strengthen regional research and development activities related to the use of ICT and comprehensive communication system in disaster risk reduction.

Art show at Punjab University’s College of Art and Design

LAHORE:May 5: Punjab University’s College of Art and Design opened a group show ‘Canvas & Colleagues’ with a public reception in the college. This exclusive exhibition features the works of faculty members of past and present times and traces the journey of art and artists from 1940’s till today. The displayed work has been grouped in to three sections; early years (1940-1960), formative era (1960-1980) and the contemporary trends (1980-Today).

BISE arrangements for Intermediate Annual Exams

Lahore:May 4: Board of Intermediate & Secondary Education (BISE) Lahore has completed arrangements for Intermediate Annual Examinations 2019 starting from May 06. A spokesperson for BISE said the board had set up 577 examination centers for 360,000 candidates appearing in the exams from Lahore, Sheikhupura, Kasur and Nankana Sahib. The Intermediate part-II exams would be held in the first phase from May 06 to May 21 while in the second phase part-I examination would be held from May 22 to June 12.The news.

Punjab University employees promoted

LAHORE :May 4: On the directions of Punjab University (PU) Vice-Chancellor Prof Niaz Ahmad, 1,800 employees from grade 1 to 15 who have been awaiting their promotions for decades have got promotion to the next grade. A ceremony was organised for the promoted employees at the university on Friday. Prof Niaz Ahmad, Registrar Dr Muhammad Khalid Khan, Hall Council Chairman Prof Dr Muhammad Abid Hussain Chaudhary, Resident Officer-I Malik Muhammad Zaheer, RO-II Jalil Tariq, Treasurer Rao Muhammad Tahir and Chief Engineer Faiz-ul-Hassan Sipra were also present.

Government College University holds TEDx Talk

LAHORE:01 May: Renowned television actress Zoya Nasir shared her life experiences of overcoming fears at TEDx Talk organised by the Government College University (GCU) to share ideas worth celebrating and spreading. According to a press release, speaking at Tedx GCU Lahore, Ms Zoya Nasir asked women to follow their passion with compassion and hard work. “It's important to realise that most of our struggles are the same. Circumstances and situations might differ.


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