LAHORE:20 February: Punjab Governor Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar on Wednesday said 10 major universities of the province, including Punjab University, will be switched over to solar energy in the first phase of a scheme, saving Rs256 million annually. “A total of Rs6.41 billion will be saved in 25 years,” he said during a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signing ceremony held at Governor House. The Department of Energy and Punjab University signed the MoU under the project to convert all public sector universities to solar energy on the occasion.
LAHORE :20 February:Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar has said that all universities in Punjab are being switched over to an independent electricity system and not a single penny of public exchequer will be spent on all the process rather private institutions will make initial investment.
Lahore:19 February:The Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (Tevta) Tuesday inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Orange Line Metro Train (OLMT) project management for providing job opportunities to its graduates, said the officials of the authority.
LAHORE:19 February:The 10th convocation of University of Lahore (UOL) was held here the other day in which 9,220 graduates were awarded degrees.
LAHORE:19 February: The Lahore High Court has partially set aside the orders of the District Registration Authority (DRA) that permitted eight per cent increase in the fees of private schools for being in violation of a Supreme Court judgement.
LAHORE:18 February: Mutahidda Mahaz Asataza Punjab (MMAP) has announced holding a demonstration tomorrow (Wednesday) to protest the ever-increasing inflation and other issues faced by schoolteachers across the province.
LAHORE:18 February:Groups of different High Schools including Govt Dar-Un-Nissan High School, Jail Road, Govt Model Girls High School, Canal View and Govt Girls High School, Walton Road visited Alhamra Art Museum here on Monday at Alhamra Cultural Complex Qaddafi Stadium.
LAHORE:18 February:A team of professionals under the supervision of Punjab University’s Department of Archeology chairman has joined the ongoing scientific excavation at Dillu Roy, a rich archaeological site, located in Dera Ghazi Khan.
Rawalpindi:18 February:Speakers at the inaugural session of Punjab government’s seminar titled on ‘Dukhtaraan-e-Pakistan’ have stressed on the need on socio economic independence of women to counter the prevalent challenges like hatred, extremism, violence and terrorism.
LAHORE:17 February:On the last day of the 30th International Conference on Punjabi Literature and Culture, the participants and the distinguished guests from various parts of the world strongly demanded that Punjabi should be given rightful place in Pakistani Punjab. It should be taught at the primary level and spoken in the Punjab legislature. A Punjabi university should be established in Lahore. The curriculum in colleges should be revised and made modern according to the changes in Punjabi language.
LAHORE:17 February: A good number of people from all walks of life attended the Faiz Amn Mela at Bagh-i-Jinnah’s Open Air Theatre on Sunday. The Faiz Amn Mela Committee organised the event that is a regular feature of Lahore’s cultural calendar, attracting people not only from Lahore but from other cities as well. Poets and intellectuals from India also attended the mela.
Lahore:14 February:University of Education (UOE) organised Seerat Conference for female faculty members, staff and students at its Bank Road Campus here Thursday.
Rawalpindi:14 February: Dr. Saima Hamid, Vice Chancellor, Fatima Jinnah Women University, inaugurated the digital telephone exchange at the campus here on Thursday. The inaugurated telephone exchange is the first of its kind in any Public Sector Pakistani university with Primary Rate Interference (PRI) and Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) facilities. It is the vision of the Vice Chancellor, Dr. Saima Hamid to digitise the FJWU Campus and equipped it with the latest technologies to bring it at par with international standards.
LAHORE :12 February:The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday reserved its verdict in the case of private schools receiving excessive fee in violation of Supreme Court’s order.
LAHORE:12 February:The newly-promoted additional district and session judges visited King Edward Medical University (KEMU) on Tuesday as part of their training. A batch of about 36 newly-promoted additional and district session judges under the chairmanship of Punjab Judicial Academy director general visited Department of Forensic Medicine at KEMU, Lahore, as part of their training on medico-legal work. They observed three medico-legal autopsies.