All educational institutions in Punjab to remain closed for next two days

LAHORE:26 November: The Punjab government on Sunday ordered all educational institutes to remain closed for the next two days owing to the law and order situation in the province. Punjab School Education Minister Rana Mashood Ahmed confirmed the development to The Express Tribune. The decision to keep schools, colleges and universities closed on November 27 and 28 was taken following protests by religious parties across the province. Protests break out across the country after Faizabad crackdown

GC University Lahore VC presented trophies to winners of the contest

Lahore:26 november:GCU Lahore Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Hassan Amir Shah and UVAS Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha presented trophies to the winners of the contest. Senior Tutor Prof Dr Kamran Ashraf and Prof Dr Asim Aslam were also present on the occasion. workshopS: A two-day workshop on migratory birds concluded at the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) on Saturday.

University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences declamation contest

LAHORE:26 November:The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) on Saturday organised the All Pakistan Bilingual Declamation Contest. Students from various universities participated in the contest. In English debate, Rameesa Khan of Punjab University got first position, Haris Ali Virk of Government College University (GCU) Lahore got second and Qurat-ul-Ain of University of Engineering and Technology got third position.

Workshop at GC University concludes

LAHORE:November 24: A three-day training workshop on “Outcome Based Education in Higher Education Institutions” concluded at the Government College University (GCU) on Thursday. GCU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Hassan Amir Shah chaired the concluding session. GCU Quality Enhancement Cell (QEC) organised the workshop for young faculty members of GCU which was financed by the Learning Innovation Division, Higher Education Commission.

Promotion of university level inventions urged

LAHORE :November 24:Punjab University Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Zafar Moeen Nasir has urged the scientists to help society and people benefit from the inventions taking place at the universities. He was addressing the first three-day international meeting of scientists “Science and Society" organised by PU's Centre for High Energy Physics (CHEP) here on Thursday. CHEP Director Dr Bilal Masud, faculty members, scientists and students were also present.

Prof M.Naeem Khan awarded YKSUG Visiting Professor Fellowship Award

LAHORE:November 25: Punjab University (PU) former Registrar and Faculty of Life Sciences Dean Prof Dr Muhammad Naeem Khan has been awarded the “YKSUG Visiting Professor Fellowship Award” by the “Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno” (YKSUG) for the year 2017. According to the Ministry of Education, the fellowship is intended to improve bilateral academic linkages and research collaborations between Belarusian and Pakistani universities.

NAB summons PU ex-VC’s wife in her appointment case

LAHORE:November 25: National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Lahore has summoned Associate Professor Shazia Qureshi, wife of Punjab University's former vice-chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran, for December 4 to record her statement regarding her appointment, The News has learnt. According to a notice issued to Ms Shazia on November 23, the Bureau has asked her to appear before the Deputy Director IW-III of NAB named Iqbal Hassan on December 4 as investigations against her husband and other PU officials are underway.

Rawalpindi Arts Council Dialogue on draft Art & Culture Policy

Rawalpindi :23 November:The Rawalpindi Arts Council (RAC) organised a dialogue on the draft Art and Culture Policy Framework for Punjab in which artists of the Potohar region belonging to all forms of art and culture took part and gave their suggestions and input. They declared the policy a forward-looking step which will not only help promote culture but also ensure economic protection of the artists.

Seminar on violence against women held at FJWU

Rawalpindi :23 November:Women Research Centre (WRRC) organised a lecture titled: ‘Women Empowerment and Violence against Women: Issues and Challenges’ to commemorate 16 days of Activism against Gender based violence. Gender-based violence is a human rights violation and a serious obstacle to women’s progress in all areas of life including health, education, work and participation in society was the base of seminar.

Allama Iqbal’s philosophy lauded at Government College University

LAHORE :23 November:The philosophy of Allama Muhammad Iqbal will always remain a guiding principle for the humanity, but, it’s unfortunate that the younger generation of Pakistan does not know much about it. This was stated by National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC), Pakistan Executive Director Zulfiqar Ahmed Cheema while addressing a seminar organised by Government College University, Lahore, in connection with the 140th birth anniversary of the Poet of the East, according to a press release issued here on Wednesday.

Death Anniversary: GCU remembers Prof Abdus Salam

LAHORE:22 November: Prof Abdus Salam, the Nobel laureate and Old Ravian, breathed his last 21 years ago on Thursday November 21, 1996 after a protracted illness. With his sad demise, not only Pakistan but also the entire third world lost a great scientist and humble human being. A seminar was organised on Tuesday at his alma mater, Government College University (GCU) Lahore, to pay glowing tributes to Prof Salam for his contributions in the fields of mathematics and physics and the role he played for development of science in Pakistan.

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