Protesting teachers to hold presser today

Lahore:December 28:As the third day of their protest for salaries and regularisation ended without any talks with the authorities concerned, the teachers affiliated with different groups said on Wednesday that they would hold a press conference on Thursday (today) to announce their future course of action. The demonstrators also warned of a possible move towards the security Red Zone if officials failed to come out for talks.

Allama Iqbal Open University to launch Seeratun Nabi degree programmes

Multan:December 26:Dr Siddiqui said that degree verification process was being converted to the online system and now it would take only 24 hours for verification, instead of months. He said that free education was being offered to special kids and over 1,000 jail prisoners free of charge. About 28 national and international conferences and over 100 workshops had been conducted during the last three years, he said.Published in The Express Tribune, December 25th, 2017.

Pakistani student wins big at International Junior Science Olympiad 2017

LAHORE:25 December:A Pakistani Student Tuaseen Zafar from Fauji Foundation School, Chakwal won a bronze medal at 14th International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO) held in the Netherlands in December. Six Pakistani students participated in the IJSO 2017. The Olympiad is an annual individual and team competition in the field of natural sciences for students who are under 16 years of age on December 31 of the competition year. IM Sciences to represent K-P in national finals

Schools break for winter

Lahore:December 24: The government's schools and colleges in the capital city closed on Saturday for winter vacation giving students a week break from studies. The Federal Directorate of Education had announced the closure of schools and colleges overseen by it from December 23 to 31 on account of winter vacation.

Anglo’s lively ‘Golden Jubilee Sports Gala’

Rawalpindi :December 24: At the three-day Golden Jubilee Sports Gala 2017 organised by Anglo Arabic Higher Secondary School and College with great fanfare providing ample opportunities and level playing field to the students to exhibit their sporting skills. Principal Saima Afzal, Executive Committee of Anglo Arabic Higher Secondary School including President Abdul Waheed Malik, General Secretary Nisar Ahmad Malik, former principal Nisar Nazish, Finance Secretary Amadul Hassan Abbasi, and others attended the three-day event.

SLS marks ‘Creativity and Innovation Week’

Rawalpindi:December 24: All campuses of Sadeeqa’s Learning System (SLS) Montessori and High School celebrated Creativity and Innovation Week, says a press release. The week-long affair enabled students to do something entirely on their own or in groups by using their own ideas and imagination. The Harley Street Montessori branch students made small DIY projects and other activities, which they later presented in front of their class fellows and parents.

Students showcase their talent at Robotics Expo

LAHORE :December 24: The 7th Robotics Expo of the Information Technology University (ITU) was held here on Saturday in which third semester students showcased their 15 projects. Addressing the ceremony, US Consul General Elizabeth K. Trudeau said the expo was an excellent display of youth’s potential in innovative technological solutions. She said events like this provide a platform to get the youth out of their comfort zones and showcase their maximum potential.

384 degrees awarded in Beaconhouse National University

LAHORE :December 24: The 12th convocation of Beaconhouse National University (BNU) was held at the varsity’s Tarogil Campus on Saturday in which 384 graduates were awarded degrees. BNU Vice-Chancellor Shahid Hafiz Kardar presided over the ceremony while Board of Governors Chairperson Nasreen Mahmud Kasuri was the chief guest of the event. The board members Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri, Kasim Mahmud Kasuri, Dr Parvez Hassan, faculty members, graduating students and their parents were also present on the occasion.

Minister inaugurates National Incubation Center at LUMS

LAHORE:December 24: Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunications Anusha Rehman Khan on Saturday inaugurated the National Incubation Center (NIC) at Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr S. Sohail H. Naqvi, Ignite CEO Yusuf Hussain, NIC Lahore Director Faisal Jalil Sher Jan, renowned entrepreneur and LUMS Pro-Chancellor Syed Babar Ali, Fatima Ventures CEO Ali Mukhtar and 47 Ventures Investment Country Director Khurram Zafar attended the ceremony.

Exhibition of Czech illustrators’ works

LAHORE:December 16: Exhibition of 12 great Czech illustrators' works titled “12-Worlds-Contemporary Czech Children’s Book Illustrators” was inaugurated by Ms Jeroslava Jebava, Deputy Head of mission of the Embassy of the Czech Republic along with Kamal Monnoo, Honorary Consul General of the Czech Republic at Alhamra Art Gallery, The Mall. A rare event in the Pakistani Art Sphere, attracted a large number of visitors, predominantly children from various educational institutions from all over the city.

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