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.

GCUniversity Poster Contest

Lahore:November 30:In order to sensitise students about the environmental issues, Inter-Departmental Poster Competition was organised by the Government College University (GCU) Biological Society on Tuesday.

As many 34 posters were put on display by the students of different departments on the six different themes including Progress at Nature's Expense, Biodiversity/Wildlife Conservation, Global Warming, Dwindling Water Resources and Renewable energy resources.

Rawalpindi Cantonment to have a new Medical College

Rawalpindi:27 november: A new medical college would be constructed in the Rawalpindi Cantonment area where qualified faculty members with modern teaching aids and laboratory equipment would impart quality education in a highly competitive environment.

According to the minutes of the meeting of Rawalpindi Cantonment Board (RCB), the approval for construction of the state-of-the-art medical college has been given to cope with growing requirements of the students.

Profs, lecturers to protest on Dec 14

Lahore:27 november:Punjab Professors and Lecturers Association (PPLA) has announced a protest rally to press for their demands, including filling of over 6,000 vacant posts in public colleges, one-step upgrade and pay protection.

    PPLA Lahore leaders held a meeting on Saturday and announced that the rally would be taken out from Government MAO College to Punjab Civil Secretariat on December 14. They also said that the protesting teachers would besiege the Secretariat till the acceptance of their demands.The news.

Annual convocation of FC College University

Lahore:27 november:Punjab Governor Malik Rafique Rajwana has said that future of Pakistan is safe and secure as its youth is active and brave, adding that Pakistani youth could make the country as envisioned by Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah and Allama Muhammad Iqbal.

He said this at the annual convocation of FC College University here on Saturday. Rector Dr James A Tebbe, faculty members and a large number of students and their parents were also present.

At Kinnaird high school: UK secretary opens academic block

Lahore :November 26:UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson unveiled a commemorative plaque on Friday marking the successful completion of a new academic block at the Government Kinnaird High School for Girls in Lahore. The new academic building has 23 new classrooms and 11 toilets.

The high school is one of 32 dangerous schools across Punjab where the Department for International Development-assisted ‘Humqadam Programme’ is replacing unsafe and unhygienic classrooms with safe and nurturing learning places.


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