College Education not up to the Mark

Lahore:13 July:Punjab Higher Education Commission Chairman Prof Dr Muhammad Nizamuddin has said college education is not up to the mark in the country.

Success rate in bachelor’s programmes is hardly 30 to 35 per cent. No country can afford a failure rate as high as 60 per cent. He was addressing the inaugural session of a five-day training course for 150 principals of public colleges of the province at the University of Health Sciences (UHS) on Tuesday.

Punjab University Law College Auditorium

Lahore:13 July: Punjab University Law College administration has decided in principal to name recently restored old College Auditorium after renowned social worker late Abdus Sattar Edhi.

According to a press release issued on Tuesday, a ceremony would be held soon to pay tribute to the unmatched services of Abdus Sattar Edhi to the humanity.

schemes: The Punjab government Tuesday approved two development schemes at an estimated cost of Rs22.596 billion.

University of Veterinary Sciences Pays Tribute to Edhi

Lahore:13 July: University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore, on Tuesday arranged a condolence reference for world’s charity icon Abdus Sattar Edhi.

According to a press release, Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha chaired the reference in which a large number of UVAS employees from various departments participated. They prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul of Edhi. They paid rich tributes to him for his indiscriminate services for the humanity.

Danish schools MD sacked

Lahore:13 July:The Punjab government has dismissed Danish Schools Authority Managing Director Col. (R) Ehtesham Anwar from service and handed over additional charge to Tariq Mahmood until further order.

In this regard, Services & General Administration Department has issued notification here Tuesday.

According to the notification, one month salary has been paid to Ehtesham Anwar with his dismissal from the service.

Girls outsmart boys in SSC Part II examination

Rawalpindi:July 13:The girls keeping their past traditions outsmarted boys by attaining top three positions in the Secondary School Certificate Part II Annual Examination held under the Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (FBISE) in March-April, 2016. The overall pass percentage of both regular and private candidates as well as ex-students remained 79.49 per cent.

BISP DG Visits Punjab Education Foundation

Lahore:July 12:Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) Director General Sarah Saeed visited the head office of the Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) and held detailed meeting with Managing Director Tariq Mahmood to join hands for children’s well-being in the province.

According to a press release on the occasion, different prospects of education-promotion in the impecunious strata, in partnership with the private sector, were discussed in detail.

Punjab University Student Congratulated

Lahore:July 12:Punjab University (PU) Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran has congratulated Muhammad Usman Khan, a former student of PU Institute of Communication Studies (ICS) & Institute of Social and Cultural Studies (ISCS), who has been awarded with “Queen’s Young Leaders Award 2016”. According to a press release her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II awarded the Queen’s Young Leaders Award 2016 in Buckingham Palace London.The news.

King Edward Medical College, Lahore Old Student Obituary

Dr Shubbar Hasan, a senior doctor of Punjab Health Service, who retired as director of the World Health Organisation, passed away on Sunday morning. He qualified from King Edward Medical College, Lahore, in 1941. He is survived by four children, Dr Rumina Hasan, Ms Tanvir Zehra Hasan, Dr Fazal Hasan and Abbas Hasan. He was the elder brother of Dr Mubashir Hasan. His Namaz-e-Janaza will be held at 4-K, Gulberg 2, Main Boulevard Lahore, at 9am on Monday. Soyem will be on Tuesday between Asr and Maghreb prayers.The news.

Training course for principals

Lahore:July 11:A five-day training course on governance, finance and audit for the principals of government colleges will start at the University of Health Sciences (UHS) on Tuesday (tomorrow). According to a press release issued on Sunday, the course is being organised and funded by Punjab Higher Education Commission (PHEC). In first phase, 50 principals of public sector degree colleges will be provided training in financial matters.The news.

Wall of Kindness Set up by a Student in Lalazar

Rawalpindi:11 July: A Wall of Kindness (Deevar-e-Mehrbani) set up by a student in Lalazar area provided free of cost ration and clothes to some 200 families during the month of Ramazan with the help of donations given by the philanthropists.

Fahad Javaid, a student of Master of Business Administration and organizer of the Wall of Kindness, said he first started collecting donations from his family members then he approached his friends and finally his initiative got success due to overwhelming response from all these people.

Education, basic rights to teenage girls than early

Murree:11 July:A teenage youth group led the World Population Day advocacy walk here on Sunday afternoon from the General Post Office (GPO) through the Mall Road. Participated by the thousands, the motivational walk was organised by the Development Communications Network (Devcom-Pakistan), Islamabad Devcom Centennial Leo Club (IDCLC), Islamabad Crescent Lions Club (ICLC), Islamabad City Lions Club, and Islamabad Leo Club to mark the World Population Day. Theme of the walk was ‘investing in teenage girls’. Senior politician Ex-MNA Hanif Abbasi also joined the walk as a special guest.

Position holders return

Lahore:July 05:Position-holder students of metric intermediate, A-level and bachelor examinations on Monday returned to the country after a one-month study tour of Germany, UK and Sweden.

The students were received at Lahore Airport by Vice Chancellor Education University Rauf Azam, Additional Secretary Information Shahid Iqbal and Prof. Dr. Khalid Butt of Political Science Department of GC University. The students were also presented bouquets.

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