Taking the lead: Education dept computerises 20-year record

MULTAN:March 14:The record of education department for the last 20 years has been computerised while amendments are being made to change old rules and regulations as part of reforms process. The steps will help a great deal in promoting merit at all levels.

This was said by Punjab Higher Education Minister Syed Raza Ali Gillani during his visit to Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education Multan on Monday.

The minister said as part of a new initiative, the students would be provided degrees along with the result cards.

Punjab nurses resume duty after training in Turkey

Lahore:March 13: The nurses of Lahore General Hospital, who acquired two-month nursing training from Turkey on the directions of Chief Minister Mian Shahbaz Sharif, have resumed their duties.
According to a handout issued here on Sunday, during a meeting with Ameerud Din Medical College Principal Prof Ghiyas un Nabi Tayyab, Lahore General Hospital MS Dr Ghulam Sabir and Deputy Chief Nursing Superintendant Farhat Mahboob, the foreign trained nurses said that the Turk government accorded them with special protocol and the best hospitality during their stay in Turkey.

Urdu Bazaar used to be the most popular place among students

Lahore:March 13:This is to draw the attention of the concerned authorities to an important issue. Urdu Bazaar used to be the most popular place among students because of the availability of a large number of books at reasonable prices. The market also had a stock of used books. However, nowadays it is next to impossible to find a book at a nominal price in Urdu Bazaar. A lot of students cannot afford expensive books and this affects their academic performance.

Matric examinations : Section 144 imposed at exam centres

Lahore:March 2:The annual matriculation examination 2017 started on Wednesday amid strict security arrangements under the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) Lahore. Examinations for five subjects were held on the first day.

According to the BISE Lahore, the annual examination was being held under strict security and Section 144 had been imposed in and around the examination centres. Around 806 centres had been established for the examination.

Gender equality: LCWU launches sensitisation programme

Lahore:March 2:A seven-month-long project aimed at gender institutionalisation through sensitisation has kicked off at the Lahore College for Women University (LCWU).

The project titled Institutionalisation of Gender Sensitisation and Gender Training Materials in Public Sector Universities was initiated with the help of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

The project is being implemented under the Gender Equity Programme (GEP) of Aurat Foundation with the support of American people in Lahore.

CSS in Urdu Lahore High Court

Lahore:March 2:IN mid-February, the Lahore High Court said that from next year, the CSS examinations will be conducted in Urdu. The court had been petitioned to order that the CSS exams for this year have Urdu as their medium. It responded that there was not enough time to make the switch from the English language this year but ruled that the change must be ensured from 2018. It was explained that the shift from English to Urdu in the case of the CSS exams was consistent with a 2015 Supreme Court judgement, which called for the use of Urdu in the running of the affairs of government.

Glowing tributes: Faiz Ahmed Faiz remembered

Lahore:March 1:The work of Faiz Ahmed Faiz, one of the most beloved poets in the country, is considered the backbone of development of Pakistan’s literature, arts and poetry, said Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) Vice-Chancellor Dr Rukhsana Kausar on Monday.
While speaking at an event organised by the LCWU Urdu Literary Society to remember Faiz, she said the poet maintained the need to promote peace and harmony and believed that writers from the subcontinent should promote this cause. “Along with Allama Iqbal, Faiz is often known as the Poet of the East,” she added.

University of Education Lahore Distinction

Lahore:March 1:The Quality Enhancement Cell (QEC) of University of Education (UoE) has been awarded 90.50 percent score in a qualitative assessment conducted by Quality Assurance Agency of Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan, for the period ending June 30, 2016 and ranked it in 'W Category.'
According to a press release issued here on Tuesday, the university’s Quality Enhancement Cell has maintained its ranking in 'W Category' for a consecutive two years.The news.

Punjab University approves appointments

Lahore:March 1:Punjab University Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Zafar Mueen Nasir presided over a meeting of the selection board at committee room of his office here on Tuesday.
The meeting unanimously approved a list of world-known panel of experts for appointments and promotions in all the faculties. Dr Zafar Mueen Nasir said solving teachers’ problems was one of his top priorities.The news.

Punjab University approves appointments

Lahore:March 1:Punjab University Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Zafar Mueen Nasir presided over a meeting of the selection board at committee room of his office here on Tuesday.
The meeting unanimously approved a list of world-known panel of experts for appointments and promotions in all the faculties. Dr Zafar Mueen Nasir said solving teachers’ problems was one of his top priorities.The news.

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