Lahore College for Women University conference next week

LAHORE :July 3:Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) will organise an international conference on emerging issues in management sciences next week. According to LCWU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Uzma Qureshi, the conference is aimed at bringing together the scholars, researchers, educators, students and other groups interested in research to present their works on the developments in management sciences.

5-year LLB programme not workable, court told

LAHORE:01 July:A commission on legal education and law colleges on Friday informed the Lahore High Court that 5-year degree programme of Bachelor in Legislative Law (LLB) was a poor programme and dangerous for the future of coming generations. The commission headed by Anwar Kamal submitted 18-page report before a three-member full bench of the Lahore High Court. The commission in its report claimed that five-year LLB programme seemed result of non-cooperation of various educational institutions and public administrative departments.

Schoolteachers reiterate demand of 20 percent pay raise

LAHORE:June 12: Punjab public schoolteachers have yet again demanded the provincial government to grant them 20 percent pay raise. Talking to Daily Times on Sunday, representatives of Punjab Teachers Union (PTU) Sajjad Kazmi Group have demanded Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar to accept their demand of a pay raise. "Besides, the government should also increase house rent and medical allowance up to 50 percent," they said.

Naatia Mushaira’ held to celebrate Ramazan

Lahore:June 12:A magnificent Na’atia Mushaira at ‘Turabi’s Baithak’ was organised by Dr. Nisar Turabi and his team in connection with the holy month of Ramadan. It started with recitation from the Holy Quran magically done by Ali Bin Aziz. After introductory remarks about Dr. Ehsan Akbar presiding over the function and guest poets Dr. Muhammad Amin and Anjum Javed, Dr. Nisar Turabi handed over conduct of the Mushaira to Mehboob Zafar, a gentleman with commendable expertise and poise. He performed this role in an entirely professional and graceful manner.

IT University,and University of Colorado will jointly install water ATM machines

LAHORE:11May: In a historical collaboration between the Information Technology University (ITU), Lahore and University of Colorado, United States, water ATM machines will be set up all across Punjab in order to provide clean drinking water to the people. According to reports, the whole project will cost around $374,599. The project will be undertaken under the Pakistan - United States Science and Technology Cooperation programme.

Media can educate citizens on causes of disasters’

Lahore:11May:Two-day long refresher training workshop for media coordinators of Punjab Emergency Service/Rescue 1122 concluded at the Managers Training Centre, Emergency Services Academy, on Saturday. The basic purpose of the workshop was to train the audio/video cameramen of the service about incident reporting, effective monitoring of emergency staff, visual monitoring of operations, event management and coordination with media professionals on emergency operations sites. Jam Sajjad Hussain, head of public relations, was the course coordinator.

Rs15.7m donated to GC University for scholarships

LAHORE:11May:The Old Ravians and philanthropists donated about Rs 15.7 million to the Government College University’s Endowment Fund Trust (GCU-EFT) at the Annual Scholarship Distribution and Fundraising Dinner 2017 for the scholarships of the university’s financially-challenged students. Eminent nuclear scientist Dr Samar Mubarikmand was the chief guest at the ceremony to which donors were invited to meet the students who are being benefited from their donations.

CTP delivered road safety lectures to 5,000 students

LAHORE:10 June: Lahore Chief Traffic Officer (CTO) Rai Ijaz Ahmad Friday said that the City Traffic Police (CTP) delivered road safety lectures to more than 5,000 thousand students at d50 educational institutions during the first ten days of holy fasting month of Ramazan. The chief traffic officer said that students took keen interest in the road safety lectures which would help decrease traffic rules violation.

Information Technology University Water quality

Lahore:June 10: Information Technology University (ITU) and University of Colorado Boulder (UCB) will work together to develop “Design and Implementation of Water ATMs – Water Dispensing and Quality Measurement Units” in Pakistan under Pakistan-United States Science and Technology Cooperation Programme. For this project, Dr Tauseef Tauqeer of ITU and Mustafa Naseem of UCB have jointly been awarded a competitive research grant of US $ 374,599 by the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) in the US and by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) in Pakistan.

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