A private school expelled students Due parents failed to pay fee

LAHORE:June 9: A private school has expelled a large number of students from its different campuses as their parents failed to pay the fee. “Your child……..student of Class 1 at the school's Ravi Campus Lahore, is hereby withdrawn from the school, after having completed the current school year i.e., academic year 2017-2018. Please note that as result of the withdrawal, your child will not be re-enrolled at the school, for the coming school year i.e., academic year 2018-2019,” reads on such notice issued to parents.

Navy Engineering College, Karachi team visits PSCA

Lahore:06 June: A 15-member delegation of students and faculties of Pakistan Navy Engineering College, Karachi, visited the Punjab Police Integrated Command Control and Communication Center (PPIC3) – the premier security project of Punjab Safe Cities Authority. The delegates were shown round various arms and functions of the project dealing helpline 15 operations, Police Dispatch Unit, Video Control Unit, Media Monitoring Unit and the PSCA insignia Cam-surveillance Operations Management Centre.

University of Sargodha VC hits back at FAPUASA

LAHORE:03 June: University of Sargodha (UoS) Vice Chancellor Dr Ishtiaq Ahmad has fired back at accusations leveled against him by representatives of the Federation of All Pakistan Universities Academic Staff Association (FAPUASA). Talking to The Express Tribune, Dr Ahmad termed allegations of him targeting faculty members as baseless. He explained that any action taken against a member of the faculty was conducted by the relevant authority, which happens to be the syndicate of the varsity.

research universityPostgraduate course in human rights welcomed

LAHORE:02 June: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has welcomed a decision by an independent research university to initiate a postgraduate course in human rights and development – inspired by late Asma Jahangir, HRCP’s co-founder – as part of its MPhil Development Studies programme. The university has put up a portrait of Ms Jahangir in its Graduate Institute of Development Studies gallery.

Prof Dr Naeem Khan appointed as first VC of University of Baltistan

LAHORE:01 June: Punjab University’s Faculty of Life Sciences Dean Prof Dr Muhammad Naeem Khan has been appointed as the first Vice-Chancellor of University of Baltistan. He has been appointed for three years. President of Pakistan in his capacity as Chancellor of University of Baltistan has appointed Dr Naeem as the first VC of the university in exercise of powers conferred by Section 10 (3) of the University of Baltistan Order 2016.

Punjab Compulsory education of Holy Quran in Schools

Lahore:31 May:To pass the bill of prerequisite education of Quran recitation with translation from grade one to intermediate is the historic accomplishment of the Punjab government. Provincial Minister for Education Rana Mashhood Ahmad Khan said this while addressing a ceremony organised by Punjab Curriculum and Textbook Board (PCTB) with reference to the compulsory education of Holy Quran in schools here on Wednesday.

PU VC Search Committee completed interviews of over 40 candidates

LAHORE:30 May: The Vice-Chancellor (VC) Search Committee on Tuesday completed interviews of over 40 candidates who were shortlisted for the post of VC of Punjab University (PU), it is learnt. A total of 17 candidates were shortlisted for interviews on Tuesday while the Search Committee had also invited around four candidates to interviews on nominations. Sources privy to the developments said 21 candidates were invited to interviews on the first day, Monday. One of them did not turn up. They added on Tuesday again one of the candidates could not make it to appear for the interview.

Teachers demand salary increase in upcoming budget

MULTAN:27 May: The Punjab Teachers Union has demanded an increase in salaries of employees. “An increase of 100% should be ensured in house rent because it has not been increased for the last several years,” Punjab Teachers Union (PTU) Senior Vice President Rana Altaf Hussain said while speaking to journalists in Multan on Tuesday. He added, “The salaries of teachers are not sufficient and they are spending a miserable life.”

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