Punjab University and NEU signed an MoU for doctoral programme

LAHORE:27 MARCH: Punjab University and China’s Northeastern University (NEU) on Monday signed an MoU for launching joint doctoral programme. According to the MoU, the joint training programme would be launched in PhD in History and both parties would jointly recruit the qualified postgraduate students from China. In the four-year programme, the students would spend first year in Punjab University to complete the basic course and they would spend next three years to do research in NEU, which is ranked among top 40 universities out of 500 universities in China.

NTDC is providing compensation to Punjab University for land

LAHORE:27 MARCH: A request by the National Transmission & Dispatch Company (NTDC) to Punjab University to acquire the university’s 80 kanals of land for construction of a 220KV grid station has caused serious concern among the faculty members. The PU administration has decided to place the NTDC request before the university’s Syndicate, the highest statutory body, for final approval. Some faculty members took to social media on Monday by posting copies of the agenda of the upcoming PU Syndicate’s meeting, scheduled for March 28, and expressed their concerns.

University of Veterinary Sciences ceremony of International workshop

LAHORE:21 March: The Department of Clinical Medicine & Surgery of the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Tuesday arranged concluding ceremony of “two-day International workshop on Collective Action for Knowledge Economy Using Technology (CAKE-TECH).” The workshop was funded by Punjab Agriculture Research Board (PARB) under Civic Engagement Programme.

Beaconhouse National University got distinction to Cannes film festival

LAHORE:21 March: Students from Beaconhouse National University (BNU) got distinction by making their way to Cannes film festival 2018. Their short film “Jahaan Ara” has been nominated for the festival. Reportedly, the film is about forced marriages in the society. Students, including Ali Zaib Raes and Nasir Ali Mazari, have written the script and directed the film respectively. Renowned Producer Syed Urooj Samdani congratulated them on nomination. It is pertinent to mention that Ali Zaib had earlier represented Pakistan in many film festivals in USA, UK, Italy and Japan.The news.

Mental Health Week celebrations began at Govt College University

LAHORE:21 March: In order to promote cultural and religious harmony in the society, Mental Health Week celebrations began on Tuesday at the Government College University (GCU) under the theme “Psychology of Religion and Culture.” GCU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Hassan Amir Shah chaired the inaugural session which included the Inter-Universities Poster Competition. Some 121 psychology students from different institutions took part in the poster competition and displayed posters.

international workshop for Phil/PhD scholars at Punjab University

Lahore:21 March: A six-day international workshop on research proposal development for young faculty members and MPhil/PhD scholars started at Punjab University’s Institute of Social and Cultural Studies (ISCS). Trainers from Germany, the US and Pakistan are resource persons of the workshop. Prof Dr Rubeena Zakar, Dr Khalil Ahmed, faculty members and M Phil/PhD scholars from various departments attended the workshop.

First convocation of MBBS graduates of Fatima Jinnah Medical University

LAHORE:21 March:The first convocation of the MBBS graduates of Fatima Jinnah Medical University was held in FJMU Auditorium on Tuesday under the chairmanship of Punjab Governor Malik Muhammad Rafique Rajwana, as chief guest of the convocation. Khawaja Muhammad Salman Rafique, Minister Specialised Health Care & Medical Education Punjab, Prof Dr Nazimuddin, Chairman Punjab Higher Education Commission and Dr Nazir Ahmed, Director General Higher Education Commission Pakistan were the guests of honour.

PU and Education University of Hong Kong organise Conferences, seminars

LAHORE:20 March: Punjab University (PU) and Education University of Hong Kong Monday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to promote academic collaboration. According to the MoU, both the universities will launch research activities and exchange faculty members, research personnel, students and staff. Both the universities will also exchange academic and other publication and organise conferences, seminars and meetings.

PU extended date of online private registration forms for B.Com part-I

Punjab University (PU) extended date of submission of online private registration forms for B.Com part-I annual examination 2018 till 29 March with Rs6,460 fee. Meanwhile, the PU declared the results of M.Com (3½ years programme) part-II annual examination 2017, BS.Ed first, second and third professionals second annual 2016 and first annual 2017 and BS (four years programme) 8th semester examination 2017. The details are available on PU website.The news.

Knowledge Economy Using Technology at University of Veterinary Sciences

LAHORE:20 March: A two-day international workshop on “Collective Action for Knowledge Economy Using Technology (CAKE-TECH)” started at University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) here on Monday. Norway’s Deputy Head of Mission Siv Kaspersen chaired the inaugural session of the workshop. UVAS Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha, Virtual University Rector Dr Naveed A. Malik, University of Gambia Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Faqir Muhammad Anjum, faculty members, students and national and international participants were also present on the occasion.

11 schoolchildren suffered injuries when bees stung them in Bukkar

Bhakkar:18 March: Rescue officials said that children were playing in a government primary school when bees from a tree stung them. As a result, 11 children identified as Noshan Hassan Khan, Abdullah, Farhan, Nasir, Huzaifa, Faizan, Banifsha, Palusha, Asma, Emaan Fatima and Ayesha were injured. Officials said that all the children were between three to six years of age. Soon after the incident, rescue officials reached the spot and shifted the children to a local hospital. Hospital sources said that the condition of one of the victims was critical.

Government College University literary festival

LAHORE :18 March:The three-day sixth international conference on education titled as “Beyond Classroom” concluded at University of Education Speakers at the Ravians Literary Festival at Government College University (GCU) on Saturday highlighted the need to protect tangible and intangible cultural heritage of Lahore. “We understand the change is inevitable but it should not be at the cost of cultural heritage,” said Architect Nayyar Ali Dada while addressing the opening session of the festival on “Evolution of Lahore”.

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