Girls’ rights highlighted

LAHORE:17 October:School girls from high and higher secondary classes spoke on various issues that impede progress and need to be addressed. Ten girls highlighted rights of girls such as safety, equality, transport, sports facilitation, right to choice and free education till the age of 16 by the state as the Constitution promises in Article 25A.

Prof Asghar Zaidi likely to be new GCU VC

LAHORE:16 October:The Search Committee for the post of Vice Chancellor of Government College University (GCU) Lahore has recommended Prof Dr Asghar Zaidi as the top candidate for the university, it is learnt. Interviews of shortlisted candidates for the post of GCU VC were completed last week and according to sources the Search Committee signed off the panel of three most suitable candidates for the coveted post placing the name of Prof Dr Asghar Zaidi on the top.

Awareness walk held on campus of Government College University

LAHORE:16 October:In order to create awareness among the students and eliminate social stigma attached to the breast cancer, a walk was held on campus of Government College University (GCU) here on Tuesday. GCU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Hassan Amir Shah, Registrar Saboor Ahmad Khan, Quality Enhancement Director Ms Iram Sohail and senior faculty members led the walk organised in collaboration with the Pink Ribbon Pakistan.

Rai Imtiaz Hassan completed PhD from University of Engineering

Lahore:15 October:Rai Imtiaz Hassan has completed his PhD in City & Regional Planning from the University of Engineering & Technology (UET) LahoreTown Planner of Municipal Corporation Lahore (MCL) Rai Imtiaz Hassan has completed his PhD in City & Regional Planning from the University of Engineering & Technology (UET) Lahore. Imtiaz Hassan’s research topic was “Commercial Conversion of Land Uses and Sustainability of Urban Areas of Lahore Division”.The news.

Lahore different A-category private schools fee:

Lahore:15 October: The Lahore High Court on Monday directed the provincial and district governments to ensure enforcing a verdict by Supreme Court on private schools fee issue in its letter and spirit and also make sure that no student was expelled. Justice Sajid Mahmood Sethi was hearing several petitions moved by parents of students studying at different A-category private schools.

LHC annuls PMDC admission regulations

LAHORE:15 October:The Lahore High Court Monday struck down admission regulations-2019 by Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC) and directed the University of Health Sciences (UHS) to make admissions as per previous regulations of 2018. Announcing a reserved verdict, Justice Muhammad Ameer Bhatti allowed several petitions and declared the impugned regulations namely MBBS/BDS (admissions, house job and internship) regulations 2019 ultra vires to the Constitution.

Dr Ijaz A Qureshi Appointed at Harvard University of America

LAHORE:10 October:Dr Ijaz A Qureshi, a career academician who is serving as Rector NCBA&E, Lahore, has been appointed as an Adviser to Harvard Business Review Advisory Council. HBR is the Research Journal of Harvard Business School, Harvard University, United States of America. According to a press release, as an adviser he will provide insight to shape the content which Harvard Business Review develops to add value in the global learning communities.

Ban on teachers’ transfers lifted

LAHORE:10 October: The Punjab government has lifted ban on transfers/postings of schoolteachers of School Education Department (SED), Punjab, against different categories through e-transfer system. The categories include divorced, widow, special person, married, wedlock and mutual transfers. 53pc pass Inter part-I: Board of Intermediate & Secondary Education (BISE) on Wednesday announced the results of Intermediate Part-I Annual Examination 2019, according to which overall pass percentage was recorded at 53.21 per cent.

Punjab University, Canadian varsity sign MoU on research

LAHORE: 10 October:Punjab University and University of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to encourage direct contact, education and research cooperation between the two institutions. The MoU signing ceremony was organised at Vice-Chancellor’s office here Wednesday. PU VC Prof Niaz Ahmed, University of Regina’s President and Vice-Chancellor Vianne Timmons and other were present.

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