Board of Intermediate Education chairman Postings

Lahore: October 31:The Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE), Lahore, chairman has posted officials against two vacant posts, including the PRO.

Sources in the board said the new incumbents were from lower service scale which has raised concerns among the employees. Mian Murtaza will now work as public relations officer while Arif Mahmood as state officer.The news.

Prize-Distribution Ceremony of Skills Competition

 

Lahore: October 31:National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC) Executive Director Zulfiqar Ahmad Cheema has said there is a huge demand of skilled workers in various fields in the country and abroad.

    Speaking at a prize-distribution ceremony of skills competition among students who completed their training under Prime Minister Youth Skills Development Programme here on Sunday, he said that the future skilled workforce would earn more than doctors and engineers and no one would remain unemployed.

Teachers divided over protests

Lahore: October 31:Teachers are divided over holding a protest ampaign on Monday (today) as one group has announced postponing demonstrations in view of prevailing circumstances and section 144 and the other group is adamant to hold peaceful protests outside press clubs across the province.

    All Asataza Alliance Punjab (AAAP) has postponed its protests scheduled while the Grand Teachers Alliance Punjab (GTAP) announced that it would hold protests as per schedule already announced.

Gandhara University may be Renamed

Lahore:October 30: An advisory committee formed by Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) on Saturday proposed changing the name of Gandhara University, Taxila, with Buddha or Siddharat University as a university with the name of Gandhara already existed in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. According to a press release, it was proposed in the meeting of the advisory committee held with ETPB Chairman Siddiq-ul-Farooq the chair.

Professionalism in medical education stressed

Lahore:October 29:Secretary, Specialised Healthcare and Medical Education Punjab, Najam Ahmad Shah has said that most complaints are about doctors’ behaviour and not their lack of knowledge.

    Speaking at the inaugural session of an international conference on medical education at the University of Health Sciences (UHS) here on Friday he said although the primary role of a doctor was that of the healer, one must simultaneously maintain professionalism in medical practice.

University of Health Sciences issues first merit list for MBBS, BDS

Lahore:October 29:University of Health Sciences (UHS) on Friday issued the first selection list of candidates admitted to MBBS and BDS programme in public sector medical and dental colleges of the Punjab for the session 2016-17, according to which last merit for MBBS is 88.6818 and that for BDS 88.5545 percent.A UHS spokesperson said the merit had been calculated as per the weightage formula of Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC), adding 10 percent of matriculation, 40 percent of intermediate and 50 percent of entrance test marks.

Educate a Girl completion of a fully-funded Vocational Course

Lhore:28 October:Educate a Girl’ celebrated the completion of a fully-funded vocational course for 1,000 deserving girls in Karachi who were imparted journalism training and assisted in finding jobs so they may achieve sustainability and, eventually, be donors themselves.

    The celebration was hosted by Lincoln’s Corner, Pakistan American Cultural Centre

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