PFA seals cafeterias of five Schools

Lahore:10 November:To enforce the ban on sale of energy and soft drinks in schools and colleges, Punjab Food Authority (PFA) on Thursday checked 487 cafeterias of different schools and colleges across the province. Officials said cafeterias of three schools in Lahore and two schools in Gujranwala were sealed for using expired cooking oil as well as selling Gutka. They said warning notices were issued to 81 schools across the province, which included 29 from Lahore.

King Edward Medical University Convocation

LAHORE:10 november:The King Edward Medical University (KEMU) on Thursday held its convocation at university’s Patiala Block. Punjab Governor Rafique Rajwana was the chief guest, while Punjab Minister for Specialized Healthcare and Medical Education Khawaja Salman Rafique was the guest of honor at the convocation. The KEMU acting Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Qazi Muhammad Saeed gave a welcome address, while Registrar Prof Dr Irshad Hussain Qureshi presented a list of successful candidates to the Chancellor.

Saadi, Iqbal equally popular event organised by Lahore College for Women University

LAHORE:09 november:Allama Iqbal Day is celebrated with equal zeal and fervor across Iran as well. Pakistan and Iran can collaborate in numerous academic areas like literature, art and research. This was said by Iranian academicians in an event organised by departments of Persian and Urdu here at Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) on Wednesday, according to a press release issued here.

University of Health Sciences declares MDCAT result

LAHORE:09 november: The University of Health Sciences (UHS) declared the result of Medical and Dental Colleges Admission Test (MDCAT), 2017 on Wednesday. According to a press release issued here, a total of 48,533 candidates appeared in the test held on October 29, out of which 61.74pc scored 60 per cent and above marks, 14.38pc scored 50 to 59 per cent whereas 11.55pc candidates secured 40 to 49 per cent marks.

Late Zamurad Malik’s book published

LAHORE:09 november:Late Zamurad Malik was a scholar, critic, poet and teacher of great distinction. He is the first and the only critic who wrote articles on Punjabi contemporary literature. He was very popular English teacher in Murray College and Islamia College, Sialkot before he came to Lahore in early 70s and brought a new vision into the criticism of Punjabi and Urdu writings. Fakhar Zaman, a close friend of Professor Zamurad, edited and published his unpublished work in the form of book titled “Zamurad Malik – Shakhsiyat aur Takhleeqat”.

Punjab University Teachers Front condemned new policy of Govt

Lahore:09 november: Federation of All Pakistan Universities Academic Staff Association (FAPUASA), Punjab University Teachers Front (PUTF) and several office-bearers of PU Academic Staff Association (ASA) have condemned new policy and process initiated by the government for the appointment of vice-chancellors in public sector universities and warned the government of agitation.

Punjab University residential apartments inaugurated

LAHORE :09 november:Punjab University Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Zaffar Mueen Nasir on Wednesday inaugurated 36 newly-constructed residential apartments for teachers, administrative officers and other employees at New Campus. PU Registrar Dr Muhammad Khalid Khan, Resident Officer-I Iftikhar Ahmad Chaudhary, Resident Officer-II Malik Muhammad Zahir, Acting Chief Engineer Umair Latif and faculty members were present on the occasion.

Islamic banking workshop held at COMSATS

LAHORE:07 November: Center of Islamic Finance (CIF) at COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, in collaboration with Department of Management Sciences (CIIT-Isb) and State Bank of Pakistan, organised a two-day event capacity building workshop on Islamic finance. The opening ceremony was chaired by Faculty of Business Administration Dean Dr Prof Khalid Riza. Profound Ulma Ikram, renowned bankers, and officials of takaful companies attended this workshop.

Public schoolteachers demanded govt revise school timings.

LAHORE:07 November:Schools in the province have been asked to follow a health advisory due to increasing health-related problems caused by the thick cover of smog. Public schoolteachers have demanded that the government revise the school timings. In a letter issued by the Punjab School Education Department (SED), all schools of the province have been asked to follow preventive measures to deal with the smog. The letter, sent to all District Education Authorities (DEAs) Chief Executive Officers (CEOs), ordered following of the advisory issued by the Punjab health department.

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