Woman reportedly dies of dengue at JPMC

Lahore: 05 April:An elderly woman died on Wednesday reportedly due to dengue fever and related complications at the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) on Wednesday. This is the first dengue-related death reported this year, however, doctors were also quick to point out that dengue was not the only health issue the deceased was dealing with. The elderly woman, identified as Akraman Mai, a resident of Surjani Town, was taken to JPMC with complaints of multiple ailments, including fever, a few days back. Subsequent medical tests revealed that she was also suffering from dengue fever.

Govt forms committee to regulate school fee increase

Lahore:05 April:On the directives of the Sindh High Court (SHC), the provincial government has formed a 12-member committee to regulate any increase in private schools’ tuition fees. On March 5, the SHC, while disposing of petitions filed by parents of children studying in private schools against the managements for increasing fees by more than five per cent in violation of the rules and regulations, had directed the government to form rules for increasing fees within 90 days.

Punjab University Centre for South Asian Studies Seminar

Lahore:05 April: Punjab University Centre for South Asian Studies (CSAS) and Department of Political Science will organise a seminar on “A Reflection on Indian atrocities in Occupied Kashmir” on Thursday (today) at 2:30pm in the seminar hall of CSAS. Ms Mishal Malik, w/o Yasin Malik (JKLF), will address on the occasion. Meanwhile, CSAS will also organize another seminar on “Pakistan Maritime Affairs: Prospects & Challenges” at 12 noon in which Pakistan Navy’s former Commodore SM Shahzad will be keynote speaker.The news.

Punjab University Kashmir solidarity walk

Lahore:05 April: Punjab University’s Centre for South Asian Studies and Department of Political Science organised a rally to express solidarity with the people of Indian Held Kashmir (IHK). Department of Political Science Chairperson Prof Dr Umbreen Javaid, Academic Staff Association President Dr Mahboob Hussain, faculty members and students were present on the occasion. The rally was started from Department of Political Science and concluded outside Faisal Auditorium. The participants were chanting slogans against Indian brutalities on killing of innocent Kashmiris.

PMGI called students to participate in co-curricular activities for better physical

LAHORE: 05 April: Post Graduate Medical Institute (PGMI) Principal Prof Dr Ghias-un-Nabi Tayyab called upon the students to participate in co-curricular activities for better physical and mental growth. He was addressing the concluding ceremony of three-day All Pakistan Parliamentary Debating Championship ‘Damer-18’. Competition’s Management Committee Chairman Prof Dr Farooq Afzal was also present on the occasion.

Punjab government launched School Enrollment Campaign 2018

LAHORE:03 April: In a bid to impart quality education and to promote learning, the Punjab government launched the School Enrollment Campaign 2018 on Monday. Provincial Minister for Schools Education Rana Mashhood Ahmad formally launched the campaign at a ceremony held at Quaid-e-Azam Academy for Educational Development (QAED), a press release issued. Addressing the participants, Rana Mashhood said that the media and other stakeholders should come forward to make this campaign a success.

Major university teachers association announced week-long protest

LAHORE:03 April: The major university teachers’ association announced a week-long protest against the newly-adopted criteria of appointing vice-chancellors in Punjab. The Federation of All Pakistan Universities Academic Staff Association (FAPUASA) announced that it will observe ‘Black Week’ from Tuesday (today) against the government’s decision and faculty members will perform their duties while wearing black armbands in protest.

Rawalpindi Board of Intermediate cancels SSC English, Physics papers

Rawalpindi: 03 April: Rawalpindi Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (RBISE) has cancelled the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) second group papers of English Part-II and Physics Part-II rescheduled earlier for April 4 and 5. According to RBISE spokesman, the papers have been cancelled due to an appeal pending in Lahore High Court, Rawalpindi Bench. All the institutions concerned and private candidates have been directed to remain connected with the Board till the final verdict is given by the court which has fixed April 17 for the hearing.The news.

GOVT Viqar-un-Nisa College organised Pakistan Day ceremony

Rawalpindi:03 April: To commemorate Pakistan Day, a ceremony was organised at Govt. Viqar-un-Nisa Postgraduate College for Women, here on Friday. The guest of honour for the event was Director Colleges Rawalpindi, Malik Muhammad Asghar. A documentary was played, highlighting the historical importance of Pakistan Day. A tableau was presented by the students, illuminating the cultural diversity of Pakistan and reflecting the solidarity among all its provinces.

Punjab govet launched school enrollment campaign 2018

LAHORE:03 April: Punjab government formally launched school enrollment campaign 2018 here on Monday. The ceremony in this regard was held at Quaid-e-Azam Academy for Educational Development (QAED) which was attended by Punjab Minister for School Education Rana Mashhood Ahmad, Secretary Schools Dr Allah Bakhsh Malik, other officials, teachers and academicians.

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