Students protest against Ghazi University officials


DERA GHAZI KHAN:The students of Ghazi University took to the streets on Wednesday in protest against the mistreatment of their peers by the varsity administration.

The protesters gathered at College Chowk and accused Ghazi University officials, including Professor Dr Aleem, of thrashing the students. They shouted slogans against the officials and demanded authorities arrest those involved.

MBBS, BDS admissions High court restrains UHS


LAHORE:01 December: The Lahore High Court on Wednesday restrained the University of Health Sciences (UHS) from displaying open-merit list of admissions to MBBS/BDS till Dec 2.

The court is hearing multiple petitions against the admission regulations’ policy of 2016 promulgated by the federal government.

Justice Shams Mahmood Mirza also restrained the private medical and dental colleges from carrying out further admissions and directed them to submit record of the admissions made earlier.

Data Science Lab makes Urdu-Hindi Dictionary

Lahore:01 December:With the advent of smart keyboards, the Urdu script has arrived in mobile phones. However, its application remains tedious at best.

Most people resort to writing in Urdu by using the English script, which is also known as writing in Roman Urdu.

The Data Science Lab (DSL) at Lahore’s Information Technology University has made an application called the Urdu-Hindi Dictionary which can help overcome this language barrier and offers a powerful custom search that will enable you to find the translation of any word in Arabic, Urdu, Hindi or English.

Kalam-e-Iqbal competition in Punjab university

Lahore:December 01:Punjab University Directorate of Students Affairs organised Kalam-e-Iqbal singing competition at Faisal Auditorium here on Wednesday.

According to a press release issued here, Dean Faculty of Oriental Learning Prof Dr Fakhrul Haq Noori, Director Students Affairs Shahid Mahmood Gul, Deputy Director Zubair Ahmed, faculty members and students from various department were present on the occasion.

Private medical colleges fee being rationalised: CM

Lahore:December 01:Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that imparting of quality education and modern knowledge to the younger generation is essential for achieving the goal of self-reliance and a dignified status in the comity of nations.

The chief minister said that private medical colleges could earn profit but they would not be allowed to violate merit. He said that strict implementation of merit policy would be ensured in admission to private medical colleges. He said that fee of private medical colleges was being rationalised.

Campaign launched at Arid Agriculture University


Rawalpindi: November 30:Local rickshaws inscribed with slogans on violence against women lined up in the compound of Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi, were the centre of attraction for students, both boys and girls.
These rickshaws were part of an awareness campaign titled ‘Enough: Together We Can End Violence against Women and Girls’ launched to advocate for the elimination of violence against women and generate demands for the effective implementation of pro-women laws by Oxfam and Aurat Foundation on Tuesday.

9th International Urdu Conference begins tomorrow

Lahore:November 30: Over 150 writers from across the world expected to take part in four-day event; Indian authors to participate via video link

    The 9th International Urdu Conference is set to kick off at the Arts Council on December 1 (tomorrow) and lasts until December 4.

    “The Arts Council, Karachi, has to its credit initiated the international Urdu conference, an event which the country’s intellectuals and academia await all year round,” said Muhammad Ahmed Shah, the conference chairman and Arts Council official.

UET Training course on groundwater modelling

Lahore:November 30: Vice-Chancellor of University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Prof Dr Fazal Ahmad Khalid has said prime task of engineering is to contribute to resolve societal issues and practitioners will have to be well-equipped with modern technology to resolve such issues.

    He expressed these views while talking to participants in inaugural ceremony of five-day training course on ground water modelling and management designed by Centre of Excellence in Water Resources Engineering held at University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore on  Tuesday.

Punjab University to set up study group to tackle pollution

Lahore:November 30: Punjab University’s Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran Tuesday announced setting up pollution study group in order to combat environmental challenges faced by the province.

    He made this announcement while speaking at a national seminar “Smog: Formation, Impacts & Mitigation” organised by Punjab University College of Earth and Environmental Sciences (CEES) in collaboration with SEAL at Al Raazi Hall.


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