Rawalpindi Medical University signs MoUs for research

Rawalpindi :15 January: The administration of Rawalpindi Medical University (RMU) signed three memorandums of understanding with three different institutions including two universities here at the old campus of Rawalpindi Medical College on Tuesday in the area of research and development particularly involving Computer Vision, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Bio-medical Image Processing.

GC University wins first prize on dengue research

LAHORE:15 January: Government College University (GCU) Zoology Department’s research on “transfection of locally isolated Wolbachia in Aedes aegypti” has won the first prize and cash award of Rs 100,000 at international conference on "Dengue Prevention and Control" organised by the Punjab government here at a local hotel. Punjab Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid handed over the cash award to principal researcher Prof Dr Nusrat Jahan at the concluding ceremony of the conference held under the auspices of provincial Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department.

In Rawalpindi Schools reopen after winter vacation

Rawalpindi:14 January: After three-week winter vacation, all public and private schools reopened here on Monday. Thin presence of students witnessed in all public and private schools because of heavy rain and cold. On the other hand, Higher Education Department (HED) Punjab has refused to extend winter vacation second time despite Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) warned to continue severe weather till January 22.

Federal Board Islamabad SSC Exam Date

Islamabad:14 January:The Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (FBISE) has announced the start of the Secondary School Certificate Part I and II annual examinations on March 4. According to the FBISE, the last date for the submission of admission forms along with triple fee was January 10. However, the forms can be submitted to the board ‘as soon as possible’ along with four times fee.

In Punjab Schools reopen

Lahore:14 January:After extended winter vacation, public and private and private schools reopened across Punjab on Monday. However, a thin attendance was recorded at most of the schools particularly because of heavy rains on early Monday morning. The winter vacation was observed in all public and private schools from December 12, 2019 to January 5, 2020. However, the vacation was extended from January 7 to January 11, 2020 because of the severe weather conditions.

Punjab University MA MSc Exam Schedule

Lahore:14 January:Punjab University (PU) Examinations Department has issued the schedule of admission fee and forms for MA/MSc, Part-I and Part-II, Annual Examinations 2020. According to the details, for regular candidates, the last date for submission of MA/MSc, Part-I admission forms with single fee is 5-3-2020 (by post) and 12-3-2020 (by hand) while the forms can be submitted with double fee till 10-3-2020 (by post) and 17-3-2020 (by hand).

Grand finale of nationwide quiz competition ‘Honehar Pakistan’ held

LAHORE :12 January: The grand finale of “Honehar Pakistan,” a nationwide quiz competition organised by the Jang Media Group to revive quiz culture among schoolchildren in particular and to promote education in general was held here on Saturday. After a nail-biting competition among schoolchildren from different parts of the country, top three winners of “Honehar Pakistan Quiz Competition”, separately in junior and senior categories, were awarded shields and cash prizes in a ceremony held at the Children Library Complex.

Call to include Punjabi in syllabus

LAHORE :12 January:12 January: A large number of people Saturday staged a rally for the inclusion of the Punjabi language as a subject in Punjab’s educational institutions. The rally started at Madhu Lal Hussain’s shrine and ended outside the Lahore Press Club. The participants in the rally carried placards and banners, inscribed with demands to make Punjabi as a compulsory subject from primary to graduation level. The rally was attended by rights activists, students, teachers and people from different walks of life. Ammar Shah Punjabi, chairman of Punjab National Movement, led the rally.

GCU celebrates birth anniversary of Nobel Laureate Prof Khorana

LAHORE:10 January:Government College University (GCU) on Thursday organised a ceremony to celebrate the 98th birth anniversary of one of its most eminent alumni, Nobel Laureate Prof Dr Har Gobind Khorana. GCU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Asghar Zaidi while speaking on the occasion announced that the GCU Lahore would soon establish a research chair at its Chemistry Department in the name of Prof Khorana.

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