Punjab University’s Assistant Professor honoured

LAHORE :12 August: Punjab University’s Hailey College of Commerce Assistant Professor Dr Hafiz Zafar Ahmed participated in 8th International Conference on Restructuring of the Global Economy (ROGE) and got certificate of “Best Track Presenter”. According to a press release, the conference was organised by University of Oxford’s Said Business School and Academy of Business & Retail Management.

Ameer Hafiz Akif Saeed taken strong exception to arrest of a woman

LAHORE:August 11: Tanzim Islami (TI) ameer Hafiz Akif Saeed has taken strong exception to the arrest of a woman imparting Dars-e-Quran in Karachi with total disregard to the sanctity and protection guaranteed by Islam and civil norms to women inside homes. He said that the authorities should at least ensure the basic ethical code of our Deen and the requirements of criminal justice system and courts of law while taking action against the accused, he said in a statement on Friday.

All Punjab Schools reopen after summer break today

LAHORE:August 11:After over two and half months annual summer break, public sector schools across the province will reopen on Saturday (today). The summer vacation had started on May 17 in Punjab and as per the notification the schedule was for both public and private schools. However, over the years private schools have never followed the government’s instructions vis-à-vis summer break and follow their own schedule. While many private schools have already opened during this week, some others would be reopening in mid or last week of August.The news.

Technical training centres to be set up at 10 jails: minister

LAHORE:August 10: Technical training centres in collaboration with Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (Tevta) will be established at 10 jails of the province. This was stated by Caretaker Home Minister Shaukat Javed during his visit to Lahore District Jail on Thursday. He said the Punjab Prisons Department served as an executing arm of criminal justice system. Medical equipment, including X-Ray machine, ECG, ultrasound machine, worth Rs 144 million will be procured for the prisoners.

Tevta campaign to plant trees in its 400 institutes across Punjab

LAHORE:August 10: Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (Tevta) has kicked off the Green Tevta campaign to plant trees in its 400 institutes across Punjab. During a meeting chaired by Tevta General Manager Amir Aziz, committees were constituted to supervise the campaign. Amir Aziz said Independence Day would be a mega day this time. The students and staff in all institutes of Tevta would not only celebrate the Independence Day but also plant trees. He also advised the students to take part in the campaign enthusiastically. The drive would continue till August 20.The news.

Anjuman Faizul Islam finalises programmes celebrations of 71st Independence Day

Rawalpindi :09 August: Anjuman Faizul Islam President Mian Siddique Akbar, who is also a veteran of Pakistan movement has emphasised the need of revival of the spirit of Pakistan movement for promotion of national unity and re-organisation of the society on the basis of Islamic social justice in order to maintain peace and prosperity in the country.

PSCA signed MoU with a private school for mutual research

Lahore:09 August:Punjab Safe Cities Authority (PSCA) on Wednesday has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with a private school for mutual research. Punjab Safe Cities Authority CEO said that the purpose of the research project was to restore the trust of people on law enforcement agencies. The researchers will examine the complaints registered on Rescue 15 and the response of police. The project has been titled State Authority Project which will be started during the second week of August.The news.

UMT leadership in higher education institutions to motivate deans

LAHORE:09 august: Speakers at a seminar have said that the credibility and experience of university life are crucial for genuine leadership to bring about positive change in socio-economic and political landscape of Pakistan. They said while addressing the seminar organised on the core subject of leadership by University of Management and Technology here on Wednesday.

LCWU displayed first merit list for admissions to FA/FSc first year

Lahore :08 August: Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) has displayed the first merit list for admissions to FA/FSc first year with FSc (pre-medical) on top with 1,053 marks. A spokesperson for LCWU said dues could be submitted from August 8 to August 10 in the campus while the second merit list would be displayed on August 10.The news.

Dr Parvez Hassan inaugurated extension block of Razia Hassan School

LAHORE:08 August: Renowned lawyer, philanthropist and member of Beaconhouse National University (BNU) Board of Governors, Dr Parvez Hassan inaugurated the construction work of the extension block of Razia Hassan School of Architecture at BNU here on Tuesday. According to a press release, members of the BoG, including Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri, Mueen Afzal, Vice-Chancellor Shahid Hafiz Kardar and members of university management were also present at the groundbreaking and first bricklaying ceremony.

SED Punjab notification regarding exoneration of 94 heads of schools

LAHORE:08 August: School Education Department (SED) Punjab has issued notification regarding exoneration of 94 heads of schools across the province against whom disciplinary proceedings were initiated under PEEDA Act for poor performance in 2016. According to the SED notification, an inquiry committee concluded that the charges against the accused heads were not proved. “Therefore, the Chief Minister/Competent Authority, in exercise of powers under Section 13 (3) of the PEEDA Act, 2006 has exonerated the officers of the charges levelled against them.”

Dr Umer Jahangi Schools bound to enrol 10% students from poor families

Rawalpindi :06 August: Deputy Commissioner Rawalpindi, Dr Umer Jahangir has said that all 6,500 private schools of the district will be made bound to enrol 10 per cent poor and needy students in their institutions to provide free education. He said the Punjab Free and Compulsory Education Act 2014 has been implemented in Rawalpindi district and the administration of all the private schools have been directed to send details of poor and needy students, getting free education or on subsidized fee.


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