Directorate of Federal Government Educational Institutions changes syllabus

Rawalpindi :19 January: The Directorate of Federal Government Educational Institutions (FGEIs) Cantts/Garrisons has decided to change the syllabus from class 1 to 8 with effect from next academic session 2020-2021. According to a spokesman, the decision has been taken after a series of sessions held by committees of subject specialists and experts on curriculum review.

University of Engineering alumni-funded computer lab inaugurated

LAHORE:18 January:The inauguration ceremony for the alumni-funded computer lab was held at Mechatronics and Control Engineering Department of University of Engineering and Technology (UET) here on Friday. UET Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Syed Mansoor Sarwar inaugurated the lab funded by the university’s alumni. Prof Dr Syed Mansoor Sarwar expressed his gratitude to the alumni for raising over Rs 4 million for purchase of 45 brand new computers.

GC University offers admission to 11 language courses

LAHORE :18 January:First time in its history, Government College University (GCU) has offered admissions to students in 11 foreign and national language courses, including Hindi, French, Russian, Turkish and German. A notification in this regard has been issued on the direction of Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Asghar Zaidi who believes in promoting effective engagement of youths in academic as well as co-curricular activities.

Seminar on digital technologies at Agriculture University Rawalpindi

Rawalpindi :17 January: Speakers stressed to enhance the use of space-related technologies, applications, services and information to manage the water resources in adequate manners to fulfill the needs of country in agriculture. They stated these views while addressing at an international seminar on Digital Technologies for Managing Agriculture and Water Resources, here on Thursday at Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR).

US university official visits University of Veterinary Sciences

Lahore:17 January:A delegate from University of Oklahoma, the US, visited University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) City Campus and called on Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Masood Rabbani. According to a press release, the delegate, Dr Ali Imran, agreed to collaborate with UVAS in future. The UVAS VC briefed him about the UVAS academic, research and training programmes, clinical services, diagnostic lab facilities, national and international collaborations and other curricular and extra-curricular activities.

Canada-based poet for truthful verses at launch of six collections

Lahore:17 January:It was a unique launch ceremony that was held at the Arts Council of Pakistan on Thursday night – for a total of six collections of poetry by a poet were launched at the event. The publication of six books by the same person at the same time must sound strange, but upon knowing that the poet lived in Canada and had decided to have all her poetry that she had composed over around two decades, one finds her six books coming out together alright.

Attock schoolteacher booked, suspended for striking student

ATTOCK:16 January: A school teacher was booked and suspended from service on Wednesday for allegedly subjecting a minor to corporal punishment during class for not learning his lessons. Sources said that a five-year-old student at the government high school number 2 went to school on Wednesday. There, his teacher, Ijaz, subjected him to severe punishment for not learning his lesson including beating him with a stick on his face and other parts of the body.

P&DB, GC University to collaborate Education for research

LAHORE:16 January:The Punjab Planning and Development Board (P&DB) and Government College University (GCU) Lahore are going to set up the Social Policy Advisory Board (SPAB) and the Social Policy Advisory Council through Education (SPACE) for research, evidence generation and dissemination, reviews and assessment of public sector programmes on social sector development, public financial management and governance.

Punjab University, US university sign MoU to promote education

LAHORE:16 January:Punjab University and Michigan State University (MSU), the US, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to promote education and training with regard to the psychiatric and psychological issues of students. The MoU signing ceremony was held at Vice Chancellor’s Office in which PU VC Prof Niaz Ahmad, MSU’s Assistant Prof Dr Farha Abbasi, Faculty of Life Sciences Dean Prof Dr Firdaus-e-Bareen, External Linkages Director Dr Sobia Khuram and Institute of Applied Psychology (IAP) Associate Professor Dr Rafia Rafique were also present.

Punjab University associate degree

Lahore:16 January:According to the recommendations of Academic Council, Punjab University Syndicate has approved that candidates of MBBS, BDS, Pharm D and general nursing will have to attempt the subject of BSc English only for associate degree in science. Therefore, the candidates can register themselves for associate degree in science with single fee i.e. 3,720 till January 27, 2020. Details are available at the PU website www.pu.edu.pk.The news.

Youth urged to become Friends of Police

RAWALPINDI:16 January: In a bid to engage youth for curbing crime, the Rawalpindi police have kicked-off a ‘Friends of Police’ campaign on Monday. “The youth is playing a critical role in eliminating crime from the society,” remarked City Police Officer (CPO) Ahsan Younas at Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR) on Monday as he formally kicked off the campaign. The CPO said a new policy was being introduced so that students can play an effective role in society as volunteers and friends of the police.

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