University of Sahiwal inaugurated

SAHIWAL:26 March: The University of Sahiwal was formally inaugurated here on Saturday at a ceremony, attended by teachers, students and political leaders.
The UoS has been developed under a Punjab Assembly act in 2014 and earlier it was the sub-campus of the Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, since 2005.

Earlier, the government had proposed upgrading the Sahiwal Postgraduate College into a university. Provincial Minister Malik Nadeem Kamran opened the campus.

Parents slam Pak-Turk schools handover to NGO

LAHORE:26 March:Parents of students of Pak-Turk schools and colleges blasted the Pakistan government for handing over the education system to a Turkish nonprofit organization called Maarif Foundation. They alleged the move was an effort to gain political millage.

Speaking to the media at the Lahore Press Club on Friday, parents representing the Pak-Turk International Schools and Colleges Parent-Teacher Association said their children’s future was put at stake to “please a foreign political party”.

UAF to get new research centre under CPEC

Faisalabad:25 March:The Centre for Integrated Research, Technology and Complete Solutions will be established soon at the University of Agriculture, Faisalabad under Higher Education Commission’s China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) programme.
This was said by UAF Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan during a meeting with Higher Education Commission Adviser on CPEC Muhammad Asghar at the Syndicate Room on Friday.

Yaad Karay Gi Dunya

Rawalpindi:March 25:‘Yaad Karay Gi Dunya Mushahir Adab and Mustafa Zaidi’, is a compact book on persona and work of eminent modernist poet, Mustafa Zaidi. The research work on the book as well as its compilation has been done by another eminent and senior poet, Syed Nusrat Zaidi.

PU Police effect arrests, register case against 200 students

Lahore:24 March: Police on Wednesday registered a case against 200 students of the Punjab University (PU) and arrested 22 of them a day after violence on campus.

Most of the arrested students belong to the Islami Jamiat Tulaba (IJT).

Police registered a case against 200 students under sections 353, 186, 147 and 148 of PPC after the state became complainant.
Admin calls off book fair, bans student events

Pakistan Day at Punjab University

Lahore:24 March: Academic work is off on account of Pakistan Day at Punjab University, the campus eerily quiet and devoid of students. On the right, farther down from gate four of the new campus, are the boys’ hostel buildings. These, if they could, would tell tales — some myths, others more substantiated — of torture, extortion, moral policing and dirty power politics. Two mobile police units and scores of uniformed cops stand guard at the entrance while others lounge on the green patches along the hostel boundary walls.

Three more PhD disciplines at Lahore Women University

Lahore:24 March:Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) has extended the closing date for admissions at PhD level in spring semester till March 31 besides announcing three more PhD disciplines.
LCWU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Rukhsana Kausar said three more disciplines would be PhD Botany (Molecular Mycology), PhD Chemistry (Inorganic Chemistry) and PhD Persian. Admission for the disciplines of Environment Science, Physics, Zoology, Botany, Chemistry, Math, Punjabi, Urdu, Islamic Studies and Fine Arts has already been announced, the VC added.

Case filed against Punjab University students

Lahore:23 March:Punjab Police on Wednesday registered a case against 'unidentified students' of Punjab University for violence on campus, a day after the clash broke out between rival students' groups.
At least 10 students were injured when activists of the Islami Jamiat-i-Talaba (IJT) clashed with students organising a Pakhtun cultural event at the Punjab University on Tuesday.
The severity of the clash could be gauged from the intervention of a heavy contingent of police who fired tear gas shells to disperse the violent students.

Punjabi mushaira and Faiz Ahmad Poetry Competition at GCUniversity

Lahore:March 23:A Punjabi mushaira and the Faiz Ahmad Faiz Poetry Competition were held at the Government College University Lahore to mark World Poetry Day. Most of the poetry and song competitions were won by teams of the University of Engineering and Technology.
Earlier, noted Punjabi poets from all over Pakistan presented their poetry at the Mushaira, while students from 22 universities participated in the competition.

PU’s Pakhtun students warn of abandoning studies

Lahore:March 23:Pakhtun Education Development Movement (PEDM) activists have vowed to abandon their studies if action is not taken against the culprits who sparked Tuesday’s clashes at Punjab University.
As the situation on campus remained tense on Wednesday, PEDM students said they would not only leave the varsity, but the province altogether.
The students called on authorities to immediately arrest the individuals who attacked Nowroz celebrations during Pakhtun Culture Day.

Punjab University students Clash; 200 booked

Lahore:March 23:Muslim Town police registered a case against 200 students on different criminal charges, following a scuffle between two groups of students at Punjab University News campus.
The case was registered against 200 unidentified students under Section 427, 147, 148, 353, 186 PPC on the complaint of the Muslim Town SHO. Police will trace the miscreants and identify them through CCTV footage, police sources said.The news.

Prep class of AM Anglo Montessori graduates

Rawalpindi:March 23: AM Anglo Montessori School & College celebrated Graduation Ceremony of class Prep at the main campus.
The parents and students of prep class attended the function. During the function s Mahpara Amir ud Din, the founder of the school, spoke about the challenges to be faced by the children who are about to enter in the school section. She requested the parents to take time out to give individual attention to their children to help them to adapt to school life.

27 pre-conference workshops held in two days

Rawalpindi:March 23:As many as 27 pre-conference workshops have been organised in last two days in connection with the 3rd International Scientific Conference and Reunion on 42nd Anniversary of Rawalpindi Medical College at the three allied hospitals and old campus of RMC in town making the event remarkable for both the young doctors and national and international consultants.

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