University of Central Punjab now offers a 5-year LLB programme

Lahore:16 september:The University of Central Punjab has officially received its accreditation from the Pakistan Bar Council and is now permitted to run its five years LLB programme as a separate faculty. The Faculty of Law will operate under the umbrella of University of Central Punjab (UCP), and will be governed under the new rules set by the Pakistan Bar Council. The Dean and Faculty of Law hope to jump-start a new era in legal education in Pakistan.

Symposium on depression to be held today

Rawalpindi:September 16: The 9th National Symposium on Depression-2017 titled ‘Depression, Let’s Talk’ will be held today (Saturday), at Pearl Continental, The Mall, here on 9 a.m, says a press release. The symposium is being organised under the auspices of Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Rawal Institute of Health Sciences in collaboration with Pakistan Medical Association (PMA), Rawalpindi-Islamabad branch, Pakistan Association of Social Psychiatry (PASP) and Psychiatric Welfare Association, Lahore.

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.

District govt introduces O’ level education in Bhakkar

BHAKKAR:14 august: O’ level education has been introduced at District Public School (DPS) Bhakkar due to the efforts of the district government. With the initiative, Bhakkar District has earned an honour to rank among those 16 districts of Punjab having O’ level education system. This was said by Deputy Commissioner Syed Bilal Haider while inaugurating O’ level classes at the new campus of DPS on Wednesday. Education reforms: O-Level classes being introduced in DPS

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.

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