Public schoolteachers demanded govt revise school timings.

LAHORE:07 November:Schools in the province have been asked to follow a health advisory due to increasing health-related problems caused by the thick cover of smog. Public schoolteachers have demanded that the government revise the school timings. In a letter issued by the Punjab School Education Department (SED), all schools of the province have been asked to follow preventive measures to deal with the smog. The letter, sent to all District Education Authorities (DEAs) Chief Executive Officers (CEOs), ordered following of the advisory issued by the Punjab health department.

Director for Punjab Lee Swanson visited Govt College University

Lahore:07 november: The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Director for Punjab Lee Swanson on Monday visited the Government College University (GCU) Lahore to identify areas of cooperation for youth development. According to a press release, Lee Swanson held a detailed meeting with GCU Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Hassan Amir Shah. Faculty deans Prof Dr Islam Ullah Khan, Prof Dr Iqbal Shahid and Prof Dr Riaz Ahmed were also present.The news.

Lahore College for Women University and PCSW MOU

Lahore:07 november:The Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) and Punjab Commission on the Status of Women (PCSW) on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to unite their resources to promote women empowerment. LCWU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Uzma Qureshi and PCSW Chairperson Fauzia Viqar signed the MoU. Senior staff from both sides attended the event in Syndicate Hall of the varsity.

PTI motion against education policy

LAHORE:07 november:PTI MPA Dr Murad Raas has submitted an adjournment motion in the Punjab Assembly secretariat against the government’s failure to stop students from leaving public schools in Rawalpindi district. Citing a media report, the PTI legislator said in 950 government schools, the Pindi administration was not able to enroll new students and failed to stop students to drop out, adding the number of school leaving students was on the rise.

PU newbies break in with artwork at the Shakir

LAHORE:06 November:An exhibition titled as ‘Subjective realities’ was organised where 19 recent graduates of Punjab University (PU) College of Art and Design showcased their works to the public at the Shakir Ali Museum in the city. One of the artists, Zeb-Un-Nisa Asad’s thesis revolved around the phenomenon of over-thinking. Explaining the concept that drove her artistic process, Nisa said that everyone had passed through variety of situations and challenges during their lifespan which had helped them become better and practical every time.

Govt to construct SPU Headquarters with Rs636.7 million

LAHORE:06 November: The Government of Punjab is going to construct Specialised Protection Unit (SPU) Headquarters at Tehsil Ladheikay Uchey, District Raiwind at an estimated cost of Rs636.7 million. The building will also have a training school, indoor firing range, barracks, quarter of guards and tube well chamber OHR reservoir. Traffic police chief tells people not to panic

No Littering Day celebrated at Fatima Jinnah Women University

Rawalpindi:November 5:National Cleaner Production Centre in collaboration with Army Heritage Foundation celebrated No Littering Day at Ayub National Park, Rawalpindi. The purpose of this activity was to motivate and mobilize people about waste segregation concept. Students from Fatima Jinnah Women University (FJWU), International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI) and Hassan Academy of Special Education participated in the event.

Punjab CM to prohibit corporal punishment in schools

Lahore:November 5:A group of child rights defenders has urged the government for prioritisation of child rights. Addressing a press conference, Shafaq appreciated the federal government for enactment of The National Commission on the Rights of Children Act 2017.” Sameer Haider urged the Punjab CM to prohibit corporal punishment in schools and other settings.The news.

Pakistan Academy of Science awards gold medal to CIIT professor

LAHORE:November 4: Pakistan Academy of Science awards Gold Medals and Prizes in thirteen fields of Science and Technology to Pakistani scientists who have made original research contributions. Nominations for the awards are made by the Fellows of the Academy, Universities and R&D Organizations. The nominations are evaluated by Expert Committees constituted by the Council of the Academy. So far nearly 200 .Daily times.

Publication of textbooks reviewed Board of Governors of Punjab Curriculum

Lahore:November 4:Various important decisions were taken in the 47th meeting of the Board of Governors of Punjab Curriculum and Textbook Board.The meeting, chaired by the board chairman, Lt-Gen (r) Muhammad Akram, reviewed the timely publication of low-cost, quality and error-free textbooks in the light of the Chief Minister’s Educational Reforms Programme. The meeting also approved promotion of the board employees.Punjab Curriculum and Textbook Board Managing Director Abdul Qayyum briefed the participants on the board performance. The participants expressed their satisfaction on it.


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