Punjab university VC Trauma centre inaugurated

LAHORE :November 4:The University of Punjab (PU) Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Zafar Moeen Nasir on Friday inaugurated ‘Psychological Trauma Centre’ at Centre for Clinical Psychology. This is the first initiative by any university for mental treatment of the patients facing psychological problems. Faculty of Life Sciences Dean Prof Dr Naeem Khan, Centre for Clinical Psychology Director Prof Dr Rukhsana Kausar, senior faculty members and a large number of students were present on the occasion.

Student mobility trends from Pakistan

Lahore:November 3:Pakistan being the sixth most populous nation in the world with the highest youth population, in fact more than half of the population is below 25 years of age, has been the focus for most OECD’s countries looking to attract international students. As a result, approximately 50,000 students cross borders in the pretext of studying abroad or at least exploring such opportunities. At present more than 5 million students study worldwide who are classified by the United Nations as “International Students”.

Quality publication of textbooks reviewed

Lahore:November 3: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.

University of Punjab inaugural ceremony of trauma centre:

Lahore:November 3: The University of Punjab, Center for Clinical Psychology (CCP) will organise an inaugural ceremony of “Psychological Trauma Centre” on Friday (today) at new building, Centre for Clinical Psychology, near Sheikh Zayed Islamic Centre. PU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Zafar Mueen Nasir will be the chief guest on the occasion.The news.

University of Health Sciences BDS exam result

Lahore:November 3: The University of Health Sciences (UHS) Lahore has declared the result of second professional BDS annual examination 2017. A total of 726 candidates of 12 institutes appeared in the exam out of which 532 passed. The supplementary exams will start on December 15. Aroob Aishah Awan of Lahore Medical and Dental College Lahore, Anum Khizar of Margalla Institute of Health Sciences Rawalpindi and Ayesha Sohail of de'Montmorancy College of Dentistry Lahore got first, second and third positions respectively.The news.

Islami Jamiat Tulaba convention and Haqooq Tulaba rally

Rawalpindi:October 26: A large number of students participated in a grand Haqooq-e-Tulaba (Rights of Students) rally which was taken out here from Liaquat Bagh to Committee. The rally which was organized by Islami Jamiat Tulaba (IJT) was organised in order to highlight problems being faced inside the educational institutions and students and protection of rights of students.

21 teachers promoted

Lahore:October 22:School Education Department (SED) Punjab has promoted 21 school teachers serving in BS-17 as senior headmistresses, senior subject specialist (BS-18). According to a notification issued, the promotions were made on the recommendations of departmental promotion committee.The news.

Aitchison College teacher’s 100th birthday celebrated

LAHORE:October 22:A simple but impressive ceremony was organised at Aitchison College on Saturday to celebrate the 100th birthday of legendary educationist and teacher, Maj (r) Geoffrey Douglas Langlands. Lahore High Court Chief Justice Mansoor Ali Shah, adviser to Punjab CM Punjab and founding Vice-Chancellor of Information Technology University Dr Umar Saif, the college’s management staff, teachers, students, a large number of old Aitchisonians and people from different walks of life attended the birthday ceremony.

Punjab University staff concerned over land to Lesco

LAHORE:October 22:A delegation of Punjab University Academic Staff Association (PUASA) called on Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Zaffar Mueen Nasar and expressed concerns over possible allotment of varsity’s land to Lesco for construction of a feeder. The delegation, led by President Javed Sami, informed VC that the teaching community would not allow allocation of varsity’s land to any institution other than academic purposes.The news.

International science moot to begin tomorrow

Lahore:October 22:Former federal minister of science & technology Professor Atta-ur-Rehman will inaugurate an international bio-science conference at the University of the Punjab, Lahore, on October 23. An announcement on Saturday stated that the Institute of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, University of the Punjab, is organising the conference, “Trends and Prospects in Molecular Biosciences'', to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the institute.

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