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Punjab University awards five PhD degrees

LAHORE:October 3:The Punjab University (PU) awarded five PhD degrees on Monday to scholars in different fields. Mahwish Bashir was awarded the degree in the subject of Solid State physics Microelectronics/Nanotechnology after approval of her thesis entitled “Stabilisation of Zirconia Using Different Experimental Methods and their Applications.” At the same time, Marium Muhammad Hussain was given her doctorate in International Relations on her thesis entitled “Role of India in Afghanistan and the Changing Regional Security Scenario of South Asia: Implications for Pakistan (2001-2014)”.

Interns to make up for college teachers’ shortage

LAHORE:October 3:The Punjab government has initiated a College Teaching Interns (CTI) programme to compensate the lack of staff in colleges across Punjab. Teachers, however, believe the initiative will not be as useful as it was launched too late into the academic year. According to the initiative, the college head will produce a report of staff shortage in their respective colleges. Consequently, interns would be hired after walk-in interview. College teachers to protest new HED policy today

Lahore High Court orders halt of teachers’ deportation

LAHORE:October 3:The Lahore High Court issued orders to stop the deportation of the teachers of Pak-Turk schools and told the Federal Minister for Interior to submit a reply on the matter by October 6. Justice Shams Mehmood Mirza ordered the clubbing of all petitions filed by Turkish teachers. The orders were issued when the court was hearing the petition of Murat Erdogan. Advocate of the petitioner, Asad Manzoor Butt, told the court there was chaos in Turkey due to the political instability. Turkish teachers vow to continue serving Pakistan

HEC directed to certify medical graduates degrees

LAHORE:October 3:The Lahore High Court on Monday ordered Higher Education Commission (HEC) to certify transcripts/degrees of medical students issued to them by Fatima Jinnah Medical University (FJMU) within two weeks. Justice Shams Mahmood Mirza issued this order while hearing a petition moved by Khadijatul Kubra and hundreds of other students who passed their MBBS from Fatima Jinnah Medical College (FJMC). However, the HEC declined to certify their degrees on the ground that FJMC was not a constituent college of FJMU.

UMT says no unaccredited course being taught at varsity

LAHORE:September 25: The University of Management and Technology (UMT) has rejected news times published in the print media that the varsity is offering some non-accredited degree programmes. In a statement, the varsity said that the Higher Education Department (HED) was not a major authority to give accreditation to the faculty, curriculum and degree programmes of both public and private institutions; rather the Higher Education Commission (HEC) and the Punjab Higher Education Commission (PHEC) have had the rights to give accreditation.

Ex-VC’s autobiography to be launched today

LAHORE :September 25:The launching ceremony of the autobiography of University of Health Sciences (UHS), member board of governors and ex-Vice Chancellor, Prof Malik Hussain Mubbashar will be held on Monday (today) at the Shams Auditorium of the University. The autobiography “Meem Bashar” has been published by Sang-e-Meel Publications. Prof. Malik Hussain Mubbashar (Sitara-e-Imtiaz, Hilal-e-Imtiaz), who served as VC UHS from 2003 to 2012, has been recognized with the title ‘Professor Emeritus’ by the Syndicate of the University.

University of Education seminar for HEC:

Lahore:September 22: University of Education (UOE) Thursday organised a seminar in connection with 15 years celebrations of the establishment of Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan. According to a press release, speaking on the occasion, University of Education Vice-Chancellor Dr Rauf-i-Azam lauded the achievements of HEC during the last 15 years and said because of HEC, higher education was being spread in Pakistan at a great speed.

Punjab University RESULTS

Lahore:September 22: Punjab University Examinations Department has declared the results of BS Home Economics Part-I (first year) Annual Examination 2017, MCom Part-I (first year) Second Annual 2016, MCom Part-II (second year) Second Annual 2016 and BEd Annual 2017. The detailed results are available at PU website www.pu.edu.pk.The news.

Punjab University special students exempted from fee

LAHORE :Punjab University today announced an exemption of fee (tuition fee, admission fee and registration fee), dues, (university and departmental dues) hostel room and hostel admission fee for special students. Voice Chancellor Dr Zafar Moeen Nasir said in a press note that special students are also a part of our society and we need to pay special attention to them. Meanwhile, the PU Examinations Department has issued the schedule for submission of admission fee and forms for B.Com Part-I and II second annual examinations 2017.

Dr Umar Saif honoured

LAHORE :20 september:To recognise extraordinary leadership and innovation in meeting the Global Goals, Pakistan’s noted computer scientist and inventor Dr Umar Saif has been honoured and chosen to join the inaugural of Goalkeepers 2017 in New York City. Dr Saif, , founding vice-chancellor of Information Technology University (ITU) and chairman of Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB), would showcase the technological interventions introduced in the public sector and the economic achievements made through smart devices.

Admissions to Punjab University will be on merit: VC

LAHORE:19 september: Punjab University Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Zafar Moeen Nasir has said that the university will ensure that admissions in all disciplines are strictly on merit basis and maximum facilities will be provided to the candidates seeking admissions to the Punjab University. He was addressing the admission stalls inauguration ceremony at the New Campus on Monday. Admission Committee Chairman Prof Dr Taqi Zahid Butt, Stalls Committee Chairman Prof Dr Shahid Kamal, deans of various faculties, heads of departments, faculty members and students were present on the occasion.

Awareness exhibition for the children of a school in Lahore

LAHORE:September 19:On the directives of IG NH&MP Dr. Syed Kaleem Imam, NH&MP Central Zone Mobile Education arranged an awareness exhibition for the children of a school in Lahore. The director of school Muhammed Iftikar, school staff, parents, motorway police officers and students were present on the occasion. They were briefed about road crossing, safety helmet, lane usage, seat belt, hazards of over speeding, driving during adverse weather conditions and other tips of road safety. Muhammed Aftikar Hussain appreciated the role of motorway police in maintaining road safety.The news.

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