Education for all: CM inaugurates school enrolment campaign

Lahore:May 01:There are 22 class rooms, accommodating around 650 students and 18 teachers in the school. The school management committee comprises of Dasuha’s notables and the village has the highest enrolment and literacy rate throughout Faisalabad district. Interestingly, the school does not charge any tuition fee while the expenses of maintenance, operation, salaries of teachers and other recurring overheads are bore by Muthidah Anjuman.

PU postpones selection board meetings on faculty hiring

LAHORE:01May: The Punjab University has postponed its selection board meetings scheduled for May 3, 4 and 6 in the backdrop of the Lahore High Court verdict on the appointment of vice-chancellors in public varsities. According to a varsity spokesman, the administration has sought lists of experts from the departments concerned. The next meetings of selection boards will be held after approval of all these lists according to varsity rules, he says.

Police find no illegal residents at PU hostels

LAHORE:01May:Law enforcement agencies launched a search operation at the Punjab University hostels late Saturday night but had to return empty-handed as no illegal resident could be found. Police conducted a search and sweep operation and went door to door for checking the identity documents of the hostel residents. Sources at the university told The Express Tribune the information about the crackdown was given to the residents prior to the raid.

Education for all: CM inaugurates school enrolment campaign

Lahore:May 01:There are 22 class rooms, accommodating around 650 students and 18 teachers in the school. The school management committee comprises of Dasuha’s notables and the village has the highest enrolment and literacy rate throughout Faisalabad district. Interestingly, the school does not charge any tuition fee while the expenses of maintenance, operation, salaries of teachers and other recurring overheads are bore by Muthidah Anjuman.

Professor Minhas retires as Head of Institute of Psychiatry

Rawalpindi:May 01:Saturday, the 29th of April, 2017 marked Professor Fareed A. Minhas’ last day in office after 35 years of distinguished clinical, academic and public service. He served as the Head of Institute of Psychiatry & World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Mental Health Training and Research at Benazir Bhutto Hospital and Professor at Rawalpindi Medical College for 15 years.

Punjab gets power to appoint varsity heads

LAHORE: April 29:The Lahore High Court has finally allowed the Punjab government to appoint vice-chancellors at public universities, laying to rest months of uncertainty about powers enjoyed by the acting varsity heads. Accepting the Punjab government’s appeal against an earlier verdict, an LHC division bench headed by Chief Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah gave the government powers to appoint the vice-chancellors on Thursday.

VCs appointment case: CCI’s role in education standards

LAHORE: April 29:The Lahore High Court’s (LHC’s) decision on the appointment of vice chancellors has drawn a mixed reaction, not over the jurisdiction of the matter, but on the limitations imposed on the Higher Education Commission (HEC). The court ruled that the HEC should create various criteria for universities and it gave the Council of Common Interests (CCI) the powers to validate the same.

Link education institutes with market HEC

Lahore:April 29:Punjab Governor Malik Muhammad Rafique Rajwana has said the nations who promoted higher education and research have prospered. Addressing a ceremony regarding National Research Programme of federal Higher Education Commission (HEC) at a local hotel here on Friday, he said there was a need to connect higher education institutes (HEIs) and the market with each other to make the best use of research being carried out in the HEIs of the country. HEC Chairman Dr Mukhtar Ahmed and vice-chancellors (VCs) of the universities of the province attended the event.

A school that serves the Poor

LAHORE:April 29:Around 30 students of different grades are getting education in a three-marla double storey building. One teacher is a source of inspiration for students and limited resources could be seen in the school as it is located in a low-lying locality of the provincial metropolis. The school was established one year ago where poor students get education free-of-cost. A resident of the area said the school is a great blessing for them.

Convocation of FG Postgraduate College for Women held

Rawalpindi:April 29:The 28th convocation, 2017, of FG Postgraduate College for Women, Kashmir Road, was held here on Friday in the Salma Masud Auditorium in the college premises. It was organised to award degrees, rolls of honour and merit certificates to the graduates of BA/BSc, MA English and MA Urdu for the session 2013-15. Professor Dr. Zaffar Mueen Nasar, Vice Chancellor of University of the Punjab, Lahore, was the honourable chief guest on this occasion.

Convocation of FG Postgraduate College for Women held

Rawalpindi:April 29:The 28th convocation, 2017, of FG Postgraduate College for Women, Kashmir Road, was held here on Friday in the Salma Masud Auditorium in the college premises. It was organised to award degrees, rolls of honour and merit certificates to the graduates of BA/BSc, MA English and MA Urdu for the session 2013-15. Professor Dr. Zaffar Mueen Nasar, Vice Chancellor of University of the Punjab, Lahore, was the honourable chief guest on this occasion.

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