The research and development (R&D) cell will accelerate the pace of work and develop new biopesticides to curb locusts playing havoc with the agriculture sector, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad (UAF) Vice-Chancellor Dr Muhammad Ashraf has said. He stated this while chairing the performance review meeting of the locusts R&D cell of the varsity. Entomology Department Chairperson Dr Masnoor Sahi, Dr Jalal Arif, Dr Muhammad Saghir, Dr Amer Rasul, Dr Masoorul Hassan and other scientists were present on the occasion.
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FAISALABAD:14 April: University of Agriculture Faisalabad Vice Chancellor Dr Muhammad Ashraf has directed the locusts research and development cell to accelerate the pace of work and develop new biopesticides to curb locusts that were playing havoc with the agriculture sector. He said this while chairing a performance review meeting of locusts’ cell of the varsity here on Monday. Entomology Chairman Dr Mansoor, Dr Jalal Arif, Dr Muhammad Saghir, Dr Amir Rasool and others scientists attended the moot.
LAHORE:08 April:In order to combat the spread of Covid-19, Department of Textile Engineering University of Engineering and Technology’s Faisalabad Campus (UET-FSD) has produced cost and performance effective bio based anti-bacterial facemasks. These masks have been produced with specific polypropylene non-woven fabric as per the recommendation of World Health Organisation (WHO). The key properties of the facemask include air permeability, thickness, tensile strength, water repellency, tear strength and microscopic analysis as per international standards.
University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF)/Handout via The News FAISALABAD:05 April: Scientists at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) have developed and introduced a safe, effective hand sanitiser based on their own research, with the product conforming to the World Health Organization's quality standards.
FAISALABAD:24 March: As many as 150 pilgrims, arriving from Taftan, were shifted to the PARS campus of the University of Agriculture, Faisalabad (UAF). Pilgrims were transported to the quarantine facility in seven buses. The 150 pilgrims will be kept in quarantine for 14 days, where medical staff will perform duties in three shifts. Police and staff on duty wear gloves and masks. The pilgrims included women and children. All these pilgrims will be screened and their report will be ready in three days.
FAISALABAD:09 October:The Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE), Faisalabad will announce the results of Intermediate Part I (Annual) Examination 2019 today, Wednesday October 9 2019. The results will be uploaded here as soon as the gazette is issued. Meanwhile, Lahore, Bahawalpur, Multan, Sargodha, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, DG Khan and Sahiwal boards will also announce the results of 1st year (Annual) Examination 2019 today.The news.
FAISALABAD:06 September: Higher Education Commission Quality Assurance Agency Managing Director Dr Nadia Tahir Thursday said varsities must ensure quality education and research work at par with international standards to combat challenges facing the country. Addressing a workshop on issues and challenges of Quality Enhancement in higher education arranged by Quality Enhancement Cell, UAF, she urged teachers to refurbish the skills of the students as the future of the country reins in their hands.
FAISALABAD:02 June: The 315th meeting of the University of Agriculture Faisalabad Syndicate on Saturday discussed the critical issues relating to the R&D, governance and approval of various decisions tabled for deliberation. UAF Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Muhammad Ashraf presided over the meeting. The VC welcomed the newly appointed member Prof Dr Nasir Amin who would represent the Higher Education Commission in the varsity Syndicate. He said that foremost agenda of creating a university was to generate advanced knowledge and disseminate it through meaningful services, product and technology.
LODHRAN:29 May: A schoolteacher was booked on Tuesday for forcing a minor boy to eat grass over his failure to learn a lesson at the Government Primary School, Fatehpur. A video went viral on social media, showing seven-year-old Kashan, a student of pre-school, being forced to either eat grass or read out the lesson in front of his class fellows. The video clip shows Kashan forgetting his lesson and eating grass after being forced by his teacher, identified as Hamid Raza.
Fasialabad:29 May:Addressing the meeting of executive committee of UAF run Laboratory High School and College System, he said that modern teaching methods and digital techniques will be ensured in the UAF-run Laboratory School. IPS, Heibi University of China ink deal for research He said that every year, the students from the Laboratory School were gaining top positions in the board examinations which is an honour for the university.
Fasilaabad:24 May:These views were expressed by speakers at a seminar on the theme of “Collective Action for Knowledge Economy using Technology”. The seminar was arranged by University of Agriculture, Faisalabad (UAF) at New Senate on Thursday. The seminar was chaired by UAF Vice Chancellor Dr Muhammad Ashraf while former vice chancellor of University of Veterinary and Animal Science, Dr Muhammad Nawaz, was the guest of honour on the occasion.
FAISALABAD:18 May: Punjab Minister for Social Welfare and Baitul Mal Muhammad Ajmal Cheema has said that the Punjab government is taking steps to impart modern education and knowledge to the new generation. He said this while distributing the prizes among the students of a local school at Parveen Shakir Complex on Friday. Social Welfare Director Shahid Rana, Social Welfare DD Khalid Bashir, Social Welfare Officer M Tahir, Principal Deeba Noreen and others were also present.
Islamabad :May 17: Prime Minister Imran Khan and Chief Minister of Punjab Usman Buzdar have been urged to suspend the Wasa officials and the Deputy Commissioner Faisalabad, who involved in bulldozing boundary walls of Christian school and harassing the students and the teachers. MNA Pakistan Peoples Party Naveed Aamir Jeeva, MNA Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz Dr Darshan, former MNA JUI-F Aasia Nasir at a press conference at the National Press Club regarding demolishing of boundary walls of the school and intimidating the teachers and the students.
FAISALABAD:30 March: The University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) Friday conducted a consultative meeting on the feasibility of establishment of Pakistan-Korea Nutrition Center at UAF in collaboration with Korean International Cooperation Agency to improve child and community nutrition.
FAISALABAD:04 March: The number of PhD club of the University of Agriculture Faisalabad has risen up to 1,759 with the award of PhD degrees to six more scholars, including three females.