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582 charge nurses assume charge at Lahore General Hospital

LAHORE:August 10: As many as 582 charge nurses have assumed their duties at the Lahore General Hospital (LGH) after their selection through the Punjab Public Service Commission. "The recruitment of the nurses has not only provided employment to hundreds of families but it would go a long way to enhance the standard of health care in the hospital," said Post Graduate Medical Institute Principal Prof Ghiyasun Nabi Tayyab and LGH Medical Superintendent (MS) Dr Ghulam Sabir while talking to the media on Wednesday.

PU, Chinese varsity agree to boost academic ties

LAHORE:09 August: The Punjab University Institute of Communication Studies (ICS) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Liaoning Communication University, China to enhance academic cooperation. The memorandum of understanding aims at promoting academic cooperation between the two educational institutions by providing internships, arranging seminars, conferences and workshops. Both the universities will invite their faculties to work on joint publications.

Postgraduate Medical trainees induction begins

LAHORE:08 August: The Punjab government has started inducting new postgraduate medical trainees against seats which have become vacant in various teaching hospitals of the province. According to a press release on Monday, the Punjab Postgraduate Admission Committee has announced that slots are available at the teaching hospitals of the province in various postgraduate medical courses under Punjab Residency Programme (PRP). Eligible candidates can apply through online registration system by logging in at www.prp.punjab.gov.pk.

Azadi Train to be launched on August 12

Rawalpindi:August 8: Azadi train preparations are underway at Rawalpindi Carriage Factory, where more than 100 labourers are working to finalise models of different cultural heritages of Pakistan. Azadi Train will be inaugurated on August 12 for celebrating 70th anniversary of Pakistan It will start its journey from Margalla Railway Station. It will portray genesis of Pakistan, our past and bright future besides highlighting cultural diversity of the provinces and different regions of the country.

PEF’s broke partner schools dread new semester

LAHORE:04 August: Partners of the Punjab government’s much-touted public-private partnership school programmes, under the Punjab Education Foundation (PEF), are in a fix because they have not been paid their full budget for the past three months. The timing is all the more crucial as schools are about to open across the province. The PEF provides financial and other assistance to its partners, which are private schools and NGOs. They in turn provide free education to children. The programme provides a monthly fee for each student, admitted under the programme, to private schools.

Students visit military units

LAHORE:04 August: A group of students and faculty members from a private university spent a day out visiting various military units and formations of Pakistan Army at Lahore Garrison. According to an ISPR press release, the programme was specifically organised to enlighten students on routine functioning of Pakistan Army, its organisation and defence capability. The day-long programme started with wreath-laying ceremony at Yadgar-e-Shuhada to pay homage to martyrs of Pakistan Army. The students visited a field formation and had an informal interaction with officers and soldiers.

US team Visits University of Veterinary

LAHORE:August 4: National Association of Animal Breeders (NAAB) President Jay L Weiker from Wisconsin, the United State, visited the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) and called on Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha. According to a press release, Jay L Weiker also held a meeting with UVAS professors of Theriogenology. The VC briefed the guest on the UVAS academics, research, extension services, reproduction clinical and lab facilities for small and large animals, short term dairy training programmes and internship.

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