Lahore News Pakistan

Sports school to be established

LAHORE:February 17: A meeting chaired by Punjab Minister for School Education Rana Mashood Ahmad Khan discussed establishment of a sports school in the province. The meeting decided the sports department in collaboration with the schools department would setup the sports school at Gaddafi Stadium. The schools education department will help in fulfilling formalities of the school and the students will be taught different sports activities for helping them to become the best player.

University of Management and Technology Spring event

Lahore:February 16:Students at University of Management and Technology on Thursday celebrated an event titled ‘Wings and Wheels’ to say hello to rapidly passing out spring season. According to a press release, the show was inaugurated by the university Director Ibrahim Hasan Murad. A good number of the faculty members and the university staff poured to the ground to catch a glimpse of the high-powered bikes, beautiful birds and enjoy delicious traditional food made available on the stalls.The news.

GC University pays homage to Munnu Bhai

LAHORE:February 16: A condolence reference was held at Government College University (GCU) here on Thursday to pay tribute to the services of eminent drama writer, columnist and poet Munir Ahmed Qureshi—popularly known Munnu Bhai. Veteran human rights activist IA Rehman, noted poet Amjad Islam Amjad, art professor Ms Salima Hashmi, noted playwright Asghar Nadeem Syed, PHEC Chairperson Prof Dr Mohammad Nizamuddin, GCU Vice Chancellor Prof Hassan Amir Shah, and close relatives of Munnu Bhai addressed the condolence reference organised by the Punjab Higher Education Commission (PHEC).

Government College University donation

LAHORE:February 13: The Mustafa Mohyuddin Syed Memorial Fund Monday donated Rs2.5 million to the Government College University Endowment Fund Trust (GCU-EFT) for the scholarships of financially-challenged students. Trustees of the memorial fund Rukhshanda Wasif and Rafia Hussain handed over the donation cheque to GCU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Hassan Amir Shah here. GCU-EFT trustees Mian Misbah-ur-Rehman and Zia Haider Rizvi and Executive Committee Secretary Prof Dr Khalid Manzoor Butt were present.

Punjab Textbook Board introduced a chapter Women’s rights included in syllabus’

LAHORE:10 February: Punjab Textbook Board introduced a chapter titled "gender equality and protection of women’s rights" in the secondary school curriculum. PCSW Project Manager Ms Zainab Jafri said this during an awareness session conducted by Punjab Commission on the Status of the Women (PCSW) at a school at Township. Talking to the students, Ms Zainab Jafri said education was the foundation for civic participation. She said schools were influential in shaping students' views and perceptions. Moreover, environment in schools provides safe spaces where all students can learn, she added.

Women to be confined to teaching primary

LAHORE:February 9:PML-N MPA Joyce Rofin Julius, who is the parliamentary secretary for school education, confirmed that the Punjab government revised its policy by deciding that women teachers will only teach at primary boys’ schools. Responding to a query in the house, she added no women would teach at boys’ high schools after 2018. She was responding to Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) MPA Dr Waseem Akhtar, who, during the question hour session, raised a strong objection over attempts to develop a mixed culture of men and women in society. He said such integration led to cases of rape and murder.

GCU among 350 top Asian universities

LAHORE:February 8: The Times Higher Education Asian University Rankings 2018 Wednesday ranked the Government College University (GCU) 351+ in its latest rating. The GCU, last July, was ranked 1001+ in worldwide rankings by Times Higher Education. However, in the worldwide list, GCU had stood 683rd on the basis of its international outlook among all the world universities. “We have been sending data to Times Higher Education for many years, but it was the first time in July 2017 and second time in February 2018 that GCU was listed among international universities,”

Good riddance?: Mobile phone use banned at college

Lahore:February 6:“It is true that the college has its own code of conduct, but it is incomprehensible to create panic and then bash the phones for all to see,” she said. “I think they want to act like some kind of moral police,” the student claimed. “It is strange that Avicenna has such rules when government or private universities allow cellphones,” she said, adding, “Instead of imposing a draconian code of conduct, they should try to convince students by giving them logical arguments.” Varsity staff’s lense

Video of college staff bashing students' cellphones in Lahore goes viral

LAHORE:February 6:A recent video in which a local university staff member in Lahore can be seen bashing cellphones has gone viral on Monday. The incident which took place at the Avicenna Medical College, struck fear into the hearts of students as the act was deemed a form of moral policing by staff. A student posted the video on twitter, saying that varsity administration hauled up the phones during routine inspection and proceeded to destroy them.


Subscribe to RSS - Lahore