Education vital to handle population growth: minister

OKARA:10 January: Punjab Population Welfare Minister Col (retd) Sardar Hashim Dogar Wednesday said population could be controlled only through education. Addressing a symposium arranged by the District Population Welfare Department (DPWD), the minister said healthy family and children were the basis of a healthy nation. He said unchecked increase in population was a critical situation for the country. The minister said the Punjab government was initiating a monthly stipend from the Benazir Income Support Program for poor mothers who go out for labour and cannot feed their children.

Sadeeqa’s Learning System celebrated Scientist Week

Rawalpindi:04 January: All campuses of Sadeeqa’s Learning System (SLS) Montessori & High School celebrated Scientist Week, says a press release. Primary students of Montessori Section Lalazar Branch celebrated Scientist Day through series of science experiments and handmade science projects which were made by the students and were presented in front of the parents and other guests. From the invisible ink experiment to the magical balloon, the gigantic solar system and the water cycle the students impressed the audience with their remarkable presentations.

Punjab University Law College’s workshop

Lahore:04 January: Punjab University Vice-Chancellor Prof Niaz Ahmad has said PU administration strongly believes in ensuring transparency and merit will reflect in all affairs. He was talking on a training programme organised by the treasurer office at University Law College’s auditorium here on Thursday. PU Acting Treasurer Muhammad Tahir Rafiq, Resident Auditor Zafar Iqbal and a large number of officials from all the departments were present on the occasion.

Punjab University VC given additional charge of Information Technology University

LAHORE:04 January: Punjab government has given Dr Niaz Ahmad Akhtar, Vice-Chancellor Punjab University, an additional charge of post of Vice-Chancellor Information Technology University for a period of six months or till the appointment of regular incumbent. High Education Department has issued a notification on Thursday following governor/chancellor’s approval in this regard.The news.

Doctor Hira Arshad secured third position in exam got two gold medals

LAHORE:December 29: Doctor Hira Arshad secured third position in the final exam of Professional of Doctor of Physical Therapy in the Punjab. She was also awarded two gold medals, one silver and one bronze medal for her outstanding academic career. She got the gold medal of appreciation for physiotherapy treatment-II, gold medal in Behaviourial Sciences (3rd year DPT) and secured silver medal in electrotherapy and therapeutic agents (3rd year DPT).The news.

UVAS orgainsed a ceremony in connection Jashan-e-Jinnah

LAHORE:December 29: The Literary and Art Society (QIRTAS) of the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore in collaboration with Higher Education Commission (HEC) orgainsed a ceremony in connection with "Jashan-e-Jinnah" to pay tribute to Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah. Different activities including documentary on the life of Quaid-e-Azam and freedom movement as well as poetry, speeches and patriotic song were presented by students.

Gown for govt teachers Lahore to be introduced

LAHORE:December 29: Provincial Minister for Schools Education Murad Raas has said the Punjab Schools Education Department is contemplating to introduce black gown for government schoolteachers for giving them a conspicuous identity. The minister said teaching was a noble profession so ensuring it respect and honour in society was a collective obligation, he said while addressing the annual prize distribution ceremony of a private educational institution in the Burge Attari area here on Friday.

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