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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.

62.48pc pass Intermediate exam

LAHORE :September 13:Board of Intermediate & Secondary Education (BISE) Lahore on Tuesday announced the results of Intermediate Annual Examinations 2017, according to which, 62.48 percent candidates have passed the exams. A total of 155,122 candidates had appeared in the exams out of which 96,927 were declared successful. The overall pass percentage was higher among the girls with 69.82 while 54.07 percent boys pass the exams. However, it is pertinent to mention here that all the three top positions in the exams were bagged by boys.

Ms Samina Yasmeen has been awarded with gold

LAHORE :September 12:On marvelous services in medical field, Chief Nursing Superintendent (CNS) Services Hospital Ms Samina Yasmeen has been awarded with gold medal by Tehrik-e-Istahakam-e-Pakistan Council. Last month Punjab Health Department also gave appreciation certificate to Samina Yasmeen and declared her performance a role model for others. Talking in this regard, CNS Ms Samina Yasmeen said the field of nursing is the best platform to serve the ailing humanity. Our nurses work day and night with missionary zeal and stand shoulder by shoulder by the doctors.The news.

MPA wants actionagainst academy mafia

Lahore:September 12:Opposition member Mian Aslam Iqbal on Monday demanded the Punjab government to take strict action against the ‘academy mafia’ minting billions of rupees from students in the name of MCAT and ECAT preparation. The MPA also alleged that elements sitting in the Punjab government were providing complete patronage to these coaching centres, academies as despite decision taken by the government of action against such institutions, nothing had been done.

PU teachers rally in support of Rohingya Muslims

LAHORE:09 september:Teachers of the Punjab University took out a rally on Friday in solidarity with the persecuted Muslim minority of Myanmar – the Rohingya. The teachers’ community held banners and posters highlighting the plight of the oppressed minority. The rally was organised by Teachers’ Front and it started from the Centre for Undergraduate Studies and ended at Institute of Education and Research. A large number of faculty members, deans, directors and female teachers of the varsity took part in the rally. UN expects up to 300,000 Rohingya refugees

Punjab College bagged first and third positions in BSc Exam

LAHORE :09 september:Two students of Punjab College bagged first and third positions in BSc examinations 2017 of the Punjab University. According to a press release, students Sadaf Zahid and Asma Latif were declared first and third with 681 and 668 marks respectively. PU Vice Chancellor Dr. Zafar Moeen, announced the results and awarded cheques, certificates and shields to the position holders. He also congratulated the students on these outstanding achievements.

Punjab University teachers rally against Myanmar massacre

LAHORE :September 9:Punjab University (PU) teachers took out a rally on Friday to express solidarity with Rohingya Muslims and criticised the international community on its silence on atrocities against innocent people in Myanmar. The rally started from PU Center for Undergraduate Studies and culminated at Institute of Education & Research (IER), New Campus. The teachers carrying banners and placards chanted slogans in favour of Rohingya Muslims and condemned the Myanmar government.The news.


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