Workshops at Lahore University of Management Sciences

LAHORE:October 25: Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) held a series of workshops and mini-courses in collaboration with the recently established National Agriculture Robotics Lab (NCRA) and the Centre of Water Informatics (WIT). The series of workshops and mini-courses, held in collaboration with LUMS Department of Electrical Engineering, were funded by the German Academic Exchange (DAAD) along with Competitive International Grants won from Global IEEE Control Systems Society Outreach Fund. Over 600 participants joined the events from across Pakistan.

Lahore College for Women University to establish medical college

LAHORE:22 October: Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) has prepared the PC-I for establishing a medical college at its Kala Shah Kaku Campus to facilitate the girls of the adjoining areas, including Gujranwala. “The PC-I is complete and we will be presenting it to the Punjab governor and chief minister so that a teaching hospital could be made next to the medical college”, said LCWU Vice-Chancellor Dr Farkhanda Manzoor while talking to The News.

six-day physical remand of Sargodha University former VC

LAHORE :20 October: An accountability court on Friday extended six-day physical remand of Sargodha University former Vice-Chancellor Dr Muhammad Akram Chaudhry and the university’s former registrar Brigadier ® Rao Jamil Asghar, accused of receiving millions of rupees as bribe for allowing establishment of illegal sub-campuses under the public private partnership policy and jeopardizing the future of thousands of students.

Punjab govet given attention to promotion of education

LAHORE:19 October: Provincial Minister for Schools Education Murad Raas has said the dream of a new Pakistan cannot be materialised without 100 percent literacy rate as ignorance is a social menace. The Punjab government has given particular attention to the promotion of education in the new budget because we are fully committed that no child will be left without education in the new Pakistan of Prime Minister Imran Khan.

Institute of Chartered Accountants announced results of AFC exam

Lahore: 18 October:The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) has announced results of Assessment of Fundamental Competencies (AFC) exam and writing skills test (PCSC-1) held in September/October 2018. As many as 694 candidates appeared in AFC out of which 162 have been declared passed.The news. Institute of Chartered Accountants announced results of AFC exam

CJ takes suo motu of PU’s former VC being handcuffed by NAB

LAHORE:16 October:The apex court’s Lahore registry on Saturday heard the suo motu case of Punjab University’s vice chancellor and other officials being handcuffed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB). The chief justice took notice of the incident earlier and summoned NAB officials and police officials in the case. NAB chairman Justice (retired) Javed Iqbal has also asked NAB officials for an explanation and said strict action will be taken against those responsible. Punjab University: Ex VC sent on 10-day physical remand

Saving schools: Police arrest 81 drug peddlers in two days

Lahore:13 October:Lahore police arrested at least 81 suspects, and registered as many cases against them, for selling drugs around educational institutions over the last two days. Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) Lahore Police Operations Shahzad Akbar Rana said stern action was being taken against such elements in all divisions and on a daily basis. “The youth is the future of our country and they are being pushed towards drug addiction. Elements involved in such illegal activities will be dealt with.”

WCLA started free guided tours for students

LAHORE:October 13: To promote local tourism, Walled City of Lahore Authority (WCLA) has started free guided tours for students. Officials said free guided tour for students started with numerous students visiting Delhi Gate inside the Walled City of Lahore from Lahore College for Women University. The students learned about the Mughal architecture and history while roaming through the narrow streets of the Walled City of Lahore.

inaugural session of international conference on ICIML

LAHORE:October 11: Punjab Higher Education Minister Raja Yasir Humayun Sarfraz has said that the government has kept higher education on priority and all institutions of higher learning would be made the centre of excellence in research. He was addressing the inaugural session of the three-day second international conference on “Information Management and Libraries (ICIML)” organised by Punjab University Department of Information Management at University Law College’s auditorium here on Wednesday.


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