Training of Lahore wardens

LAHORE:23 May:Traffic police has started regular training sessions for traffic wardens for behavioural change. Traffic wardens of all sectors will participate. Chief Traffic Officer SSP Rai Ijaz Ahmad, former captain Pakistan cricket team Inzmam ul Haq, Shahid Rasheed and Dr Fozia attended the 1st training session. Chief Traffic Officer SSP Rai Ijaz Ahmad said: We must follow the teachings of Hazrat Muhammad Mustafa (PBUH) and behave citizens good on roads.The news.

Information Technology University job fair

LAHORE:23 May:Information Technology University (ITU) Punjab in collaboration with Punjab Higher Education Commission is holding its first ever job fair for the first batch of students from BS Computer Science, BS Electrical Engineering and third batch of MS Computer Science who are graduating this year on Tuesday (today). According to a press release, ITU’s founding Vice-Chancellor and Adviser to Chief Minister Punjab, Dr Umar Saif will inaugurate the mega event.The news.

Pak children to take part in Japan art contest

LAHORE:May 23:Nine children, who won the 11th Dream Art Contest Pakistan, will compete in World Contest in Japan. Three times previously world winners included Pakistani children. According to a press release issued here Monday, Dream Art Contest is an annual contest held in two sections; the local contest is followed by the world contest in Japan. Children are encouraged to paint their dream car.

Ameer ud Din Medical College Drama night

LAHORE:May 23:Principal Post Graduate Medical Institute and Ameer ud Din Medical College Prof Ghiyas un Nabi Tayyab has said extracurricular activities play vital role to polish personality of students. Medical students have to burn midnight oil for attaining satisfactory numbers. They need more opportunities of recreation and college functions to keep themselves relaxed and fresh.

Virtual University seminar to International Day for Biological Diversity

Lahore:May 23: Virtual University of Pakistan organised a seminar to celebrate “International Day for Biological Diversity” on Monday for creating awareness among the masses, especially the students on the importance of biodiversity and its threats. The VU Environmental Protection Society in collaboration with WWF-Pakistan organised the seminar in which Dr Masroor Elahi Babar, Dean Faculty of Science & Technology was the chief guest.The news.

WIFi service at Lahore College for Women University

LAHORE:22 May:Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) has signed an MoU which will extend the existing wireless facilities of the university. LCWU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Rukhsana Kausar said the the university would be developed into a 'smart university’ as the federal Higher Education Commission (HEC) would provide WiFi blanket across the campus. Express News.

Second shift in schools ordered

LAHORE:22 May:Punjab School Education Secretary Dr Allah Bakhsh Malik has directed the CEOs of District Education Authorities (DEAs) across the province to ensure education facilities near the homes of students to achieve 100 percent enrolment target by 2018. Chairing a meeting held at Directorate of Staff Development (DSD) here on Sunday, he also directed the CEOs to ensure second shift in schools where possible so that no child was left behind. Talking to The News, Dr AB Malik said the CEOs had been directed to ensure that teachers should be accorded the highest respect.

Moot on learning issues in education

Lahore:21May:An NGO on Saturday organises a conference to discusses the issues related to language in education in Pakistan. The event, Language and Learning Conference , was aimed to interrogate the role of regional, national and global languages in the education system of Pakistan, address the current practice of the teaching of languages, review the policies regarding the medium of instruction, and identify the key gaps and challenges that ultimately contribute to poor student learning.

A major step in medical education, health care improvement

Rawalpindi:21May:A number of health experts serving in this region of the country appreciated the efforts of provincial health department and Secretary Health Najam Shah for launching of Rawalpindi Medical University, Nishtar Medical University and Faisalabad Medical University. According to many health experts, the launching of medical universities will not only raise the standards of medical education but also health care facilities by producing more and competent specialists in the province.

Information Technology University students develop 100 robots

Lahore:21May:The Information Technology University (ITU) students have developed 100 robots so far through innovation to handle the daily life problems by providing ICT solutions. Soon the ITU will send a team to an international robotic competition. Such activities are bridging the gap between academia and the industry, said Dr Umar Saif, founding vice-chancellor of ITU, while talking to the media at the sixth Robotics Expo, Machines of The future: Robots, here on Saturday..

The News Education Expo 17 attracts thousands of students on first day

LAHORE:21May: Pakistan’s biggest “The News Education Expo’17”, an initiative of the Jang Media Group, started at the Expo Center here on Saturday, which attracting a large number of students on the first day. Dr Umar Saif, adviser to the Punjab chief minister and vice-chancellor of the Information Technology University (ITU), was the chief guest at the inaugural ceremony, who formally opened the expo. Sarmad Ali and Saadia Shariff of the Jang Media Group were also present.

TEVTA establish collaboration with Tianjin University of Technical

LAHORE:May 20:To fulfil the future manpower needs of China Pakistan Economic Corridor, TEVTA Punjab will establish Pakistan’s first vocational training university in collaboration with the Tianjin University of Technical Education (TUTE). The agreement to set up the University of Technical and Vocational Education (UTVE) was signed by TEVTA Chairperson Irfan Qaiser Sheikh and TUTE President Liu Xin in Tianjin, China. Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif and Minister for School Education Rana Mashhood were also present on the occasion.


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