254 receive degrees in Shadbagh college convocation

LAHORE:23 January: The 2nd convocation of Government Postgraduate College for Women, Shadbagh held here Monday in which a total of 254 graduates and postgraduates received degrees and medals. Punjab Minister for Higher Education Syed Raza Ali Gillani was the chief guest on the occasion. Addressing the convocation, he said the department was focusing on providing equal opportunities of higher education to both male and female students.

Teachers association to stage sit-in on January 25

MULTAN:22 January:The Punjab Professors and Lecturers Association (PPLA) has expressed concern over the failure of the Higher Education Department (HED) and Punjab government in fulfilling teachers’ demands and threatened to stage a sit-in on The Mall, Lahore on January 25. The teachers also announced they will boycott classes at local educational institutions, including Civil lines College, Wilayat Hussain Islamia College, Government Emerson College Bosan Road and Alamdar Hussain Islamia College.

Customs to facilitate PU in research

LAHORE :21Januay: Pakistan Customs will facilitate the faculty and students of the Punjab University (PU) in conducting research on modern scientific lines and study the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) trade facilitation concept being implemented across the country. It was decided at a meeting between PU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Muhammad Zakaria Zakar and Collector Customs (Appraisement) Lahore Muhammad Jamil Nasir here on Saturday.

Punjab University workshop

LAHORE:January 21: Punjab University Career Counseling and Placement Centre (CCPC) Saturday organised a training workshop and conducted interviews for the students of Chemical Engineering and Technology, Electrical Engineering and Chemistry. Career Counseling and Placement Centre Chairman Dr Abdul Qayyum Chaudhary, ICET Director Prof Dr Abdullah Khan Durrani, Fouji Fertilizer HR Deputy Manger Muhammad Ali Imam, HR Senior Executive Major Waqar Hameed Malik, faculty members and students were present.

PU and Fatimah Jinnah Medical University signed MoU

LAHORE:January 21: Punjab University and Fatimah Jinnah Medical University (FJMU) Saturday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) under which FJMU would provide advisory services and allow its faculty to act as a visiting teacher at PU. The Vice-Chancellors of both varsities signed the MoU. According to a press release, PU would provide opportunities for education and research for the faculty development of FJMU through short and long courses. Both varsities would collaborate for improving quality of programmes, curricula, examinations and research in the field of health sciences.

PMDC computerisation starts

LAHORE:January 21:The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has started the process of implementing digitalisation system for its better functioning. Ad hoc Council of PMDC Chairman Justice Mian Shakirullah Jan (retd) chaired a meeting at PMDC office on Saturday to improve and revamp the IT system of the office and to implement digitalisation system to speed up the working and to move towards paperless environment, said a press release issued here.

Sampurna – Book Launch

Lahore:January 21:ArtChowk Gallery is hosting a book launch titled “Sampurna” by Saffia Saleem Beyg. This book is an attempt to explain the basics of Classical sub continental music traditions in a simple written format. The event will be held at 5pm on Saturday, Feb 3 at the ArtChowk gallery.Call 021-35300482 for more information.The news.

Teachers can help prevent child abuse Punjab University

LAHORE:January 20: Punjab University Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Zakria Zakir has said schoolteachers can play a pivotal role in sensitising children for prevention of child abuse as school is the most important institution to create awareness about child rights. He said there was a need to do a scientific research to train the schoolteachers to perform the responsibilities of curbing child abuse incidents.

20,000 schools to be solar-powered in Punjab

Lahore:19 January:Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif said on Wednesday that 20,000 schools will be turned into solar panels to ensure continued power supply under the Ujala programme, according to Radio Pakistan. He remarked while chairing a meeting to review the progress on the Khadim-e-Aala Ujala programme in Lahore. Nawaz left for Saudi Arabia in fear of Shehbaz: Aitzaz Ahsan The Punjab CM added that the aim of the initiative is to guarantee a bright future for the country.

Punjab University BA/BSc exam

Lahore:19 January:Punjab University (PU) has notified that BA/BSc Composite (old scheme) Part-I and II Supplementary Exams of 2017 scheduled to be held on November 27 and Nov 28, 2017, were suspended and re-scheduled for December 4 and Dec 5, 2017, respectively. According to a press release, candidates who remained absent due to non-receipt of roll number slips or otherwise have hereby been given another chance to appear in their missed papers.The news.

Teachers’ Front demands ex-PU VC’s name be put on ECL

LAHORE:09 January:A group of teachers from Punjab University have demanded of the provincial government to put the name of former provisional vice-chancellor’s name on the exit control list (ECL) and a thorough investigation should be carried out against him for alleged irregularities. A statement issued by the Teachers’ Front on Monday stated that the teachers demand that Dr Zafar Moin Nasar should not be given a safe passage and instead legal action should be initiated against him. The statement added that teachers were celebrating the exit of the former VC.

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