Punjab University teachers rally against Myanmar massacre

LAHORE :September 9:Punjab University (PU) teachers took out a rally on Friday to express solidarity with Rohingya Muslims and criticised the international community on its silence on atrocities against innocent people in Myanmar. The rally started from PU Center for Undergraduate Studies and culminated at Institute of Education & Research (IER), New Campus. The teachers carrying banners and placards chanted slogans in favour of Rohingya Muslims and condemned the Myanmar government.The news.

38.32pc pass BA, BSc annual exam

LAHORE:08 september :Punjab University has declared the results of BA/BSc Annual Examination 2017 here on Thursday. According to result, BSc student Ms Sadaf Zahid (roll number 12476) got overall first position and obtained 681 marks. While BSc students, including Anilah Yasmeen (roll number 19413) & Maleeha Anwar (roll number 17995) jointly shared second position by securing 673 marks while BSc student Asma Latif (roll number 6505) stood third by securing 668 marks.

Pakistan observes World Literacy Day today

LAHORE:08 september : With somewhat stagnant literacy rate of 58 percent, Pakistan will celebrate International Literacy Day under the theme ‘Literacy in a digital world’ on Friday (today). The country’s overall literacy rate as per the latest Pakistan Economic Survey (2016-17) is 58 percent (among population of 10 years and above) with male literacy touching 70 percent while female literacy rate below 50 percent. Taking into account rural and urban divide, literacy rate is higher in urban areas i.e., 74 percent when compared to rural areas—49 percent literacy.

VU launches smartphone app for students

LAHORE:07 september:The solution was based on a collaborative relationship between the Punjab Higher Education Department, nine Boards of the Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) of Punjab, Bank of Punjab and Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB). The salient features of the system included 24/7 access, the ability to apply from any place with internet access, track admission application statuses via the college website, integration with BISE results, minimising data entry and reducing errors.Published in The Express Tribune, September 7th, 2017.

PU youth convention pays tribute to 1965 War heroes

Lahore:07 september:Punjab University Department of Punjabi has produced a national song to pay tribute to matyrs of Pakistan Army on the eve of Defence Day. The national song was screened at youth convention organised by PU College of Earth and Environmental Sciences on Wednesday. Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Zafar Moeen Nasir, CEES Principal Prof Dr Sajid Rashid, Chairperson Department of Punjabi Prof Dr Nabila Rehman, Lt-Gen (Retd) Ghulam Mustafa, Brig (Retd) Taimoor Khan, Brig (Retd Aslam Ghuman, faculty members and a large number of students were present.

Matric suppl exams BISE

Lahore:07 september: Secondary School Certificate (Matriculation) Supplementary Examinations 2017 under the Board of Intermediate & Secondary Education (BISE) will commence from Thursday (today). A BISE spokesperson said 56 examination centres had been established and around 28,000 candidates would appear in the exams.The news.

278,917 online admission applications received

LAHORE :07 september: As many as 683 public colleges have received 278,917 applications for admission to intermediate level classes through the Online College Admissions System (OCAS). The online system has been developed by Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) for Higher Education Department (HED) Punjab for processing intermediate admissions applications for their FA, FSC, ICS and I Com programmes.

Schools told to refund ‘overcharged’ fee or else…

LAHORE:01 september:Private schools accused of overcharging and raising fees without fulfilling legal obligations have been directed to refund the amounts or face the music. The District Education Authority (DEA), responsible for checks on schools, has told the schools to present their defence on a hearing which will be held after Eid. The sudden raise in fee by some private schools pushed parents to agitate against the move and call on the Punjab government to take action. Irked by fee spikes, parents set to stage protests

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