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Student, middle-aged man commit suicide

LAHORE:September 15: A student of intermediate committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan over refusal of marriage proposal in the limits of Shadbagh police on Thursday. The deceased, identified as Ali Hassnain, was a resident of Shadbagh. Police said that as per initial investigation, Ali wanted marry a girl of the same area. Police said that Ali's parents talked to the girl's parents, but they refused to give her hand in marriage. This disheartened Ali, who locked himself in a room and committed suicide.

Education boards told to ensure transparency in exams

LAHORE:September 15: Punjab Higher Education Minister Syed Raza Ali Gillani has asked all the education boards of the province to set up their cluster centres to ensure complete transparency in the conduction of exams in a secure environment. While addressing the Inter Board Chairman Committee (IBCC) meeting on Thursday at the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) Lahore office, the minister said that the heads of the education boards would identify suitable pieces of lands in consultation with the district administration concerned for setting up their cluster centres.

Cluster centres to ensure fair exams: minister

LAHORE :September 15:All the examination boards of the Punjab province will set up their cluster centres to ensure complete transparency in the conduction of exams in a secure environment. Punjab Higher Education Minister Syed Raza Ali Gillani said this while addressing the heads of all the nine examination boards at the committee room of Lahore Board here on Thursday.

9th class exam age restriction illegal: LHC

LAHORE:September 15:A division bench of the Lahore High Court Thursday declared unconstitutional the education board 9th class exam-age restriction of 12 years. Bench observed that the age restriction policy should not become hurdle in the attainment of education as seeking education was a fundamental right of every citizen under article 25A of the Constitution and the fundamental rights were superior in nature.

First Orange Train due next month

LAHORE :14 september:First shipment of rolling stock for Lahore Orange Line Metro Train will arrive Karachi tomorrow (Friday) from China and reach Lahore in the first week of October. This was revealed by Adviser to the chief minister, Punjab and Chairman of the steering committee for Lahore Orange Line Metro Train Project (LOMTP) Khawaja Ahmad Hassaan while addressing the weekly progress review meeting here Wednesday. He told that a team of Chinese Operations and Maintenance Engineers has already arrived Lahore for operating the train.

Over 62% pass BISE intermediate exam

LAHORE:September 13:As many as 62.48% candidates passed the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) Lahore Intermediate Part I & II (Annual) Examination 2017. A total of 155,122 candidates appeared in the Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) Annual Examination 2017, out of which 96,927 candidates passed the exam, bringing the total success rate to 62.48%. UMT alleges BISE official running fake degree racket

CM congratulates intermediate exams position holders

LAHORE:September 13: Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif has congratulated the students who secured top positions in the intermediate examinations of educational boards in the province. In his message of felicitation, the chief minister said that the students getting positions with their abilities and hard work had made their parents and teachers proud. “Such brilliant students are our heroes... The hard work of these students ... [proves] that nothing is impossible if hard work is employed and it is my conviction that one can achieve glory and honour in society with hard work,” he added.

Body formed to resolve medical entrance test, academy mafia issue

LAHORE :September 13:Punjab Assembly Speaker Rana Muhammad Iqbal has constituted a nine-member committee to contemplate on the issue of the Medical Colleges Admission Test (MCAT) and academy mafia brought to the floor of the house by PTI MPA Mian Aslam on Monday. The assembly session started around 11:20 on Tuesday with the Speaker addressing on the issue raised before the house on Monday. While constituting a nine-member committee the Speaker appointed Punjab Minister Rana Mashhood as the head of the committee.

CPSP centre inaugurated

LAHORE :September 13:Gilgit-Baltistan Chief Minister Hafiz Hafeez ur Rehman along with CPSP President Prof Zafar Ullah Chaudhry has inaugurated CPSP Regional Centre in Gilgit-Baltistan (GB). According a press release issued here on Tuesday, the GB chief minister appreciated the efforts of CPSP within the country and abroad. He said that with the inauguration of CPSP centre, a new era of progress in the field of medical profession would being in the province. He assured the CPSP of all kinds of cooperation and patronage.

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