Education should be treated to produce better humans’

Rawalpindi::August 15:We should consider education as a faculty that produces better human beings and changes behaviour for the better rather than as a tool for getting a lucrative job. This exhortation was made by noted educationist Khushbakht Shujaat while speaking as a motivational speaker on the third and final day of a seminar titled “Women’s Empowerment”, held at the Global Marquee in town on Monday afternoon. The theme for the day was ‘Women tackling challenges in education’.

Nation celebrates 71st Independence Day

Lahore:August 14:Pakistan on Monday celebrated its 71st Independence Day with a renewed pledge to safeguard the motherland against any threat and make it a true Islamic welfare state as envisioned by Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah. The day kicked off with special prayers being offered for peace and prosperity of the country after Fajr, followed by a 31-gun salute in the federal capital along with a 21-gun salute in each provincial capital. Change of guard ceremonies were also held at Mazar-e-Quaid and Mazar-e-Iqbal. K-P’s transgenders go green to celebrate Independence Day in Peshawar

Matric student dies in accident

LAHORE :August 14:A matric student was killed and two other people were injured in a road accident on Canal Road Campus Underpass on Sunday. The victim was identified as Ahmad of Dharampura. Two speeding vehicles, a truck and a tractor-trolley, hit cars and bikes on Canal Road Campus Underpass, as a result of which, three people, including Ahmad, sustained injuries. The injured were removed to hospital where Ahmad succumbed to his injuries. People caught the truck driver and gave him a good thrashing. Police have impounded the truck and the tractor-trolley.The news.

14th August: A day of gratitude and renewal of pledges

Lahore:August 14:Establishment of Pakistan is the result of the great effort of the Muslims of the sub-continent against the British imperialism. This effort consists of 200 years. It is not only a blessing of Allah Almighty but also the fruit of a historical struggle and countless sacrifices. The country that came into being as a result of Pakistan Movement (that covers the period of scores of years), has completed 70 years of its freedom in spite of all challenges, dangers, conspiracies of enemies and weaknesses of its own people. We are grateful to Allah Almighty.

Poets pay tribute to Pakistan Movement leaders at RAC

RAWALPINDI:12 August: Poets paid tribute to Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah and other leaders of the Pakistan Movement at a mehfil-e-mushaira titled: "Sarmaya-e-Watan" organised under the auspices of the Rawalpindi Arts Council at its auditorium. Prof Anwar Masud presided over the mushaira. Prof Munawar Hashmi was the chief guest and Naseem-e-Sahar was the guest of honor at the grand event. It was anchored by poetess Dur-e-Shehwar.

All Punjab Inter-varsity Independence Day Quiz Competition

Gujrat:12 August: University of Gujrat secured first position, among males while University of Sargodha, among females, bagged the first positions in All Punjab Inter-varsity Independence Day Quiz Competition 2017 hosted by the University of Engineering and Technology (UET). According to a press release, Agriculture University and University of Punjab secured second and third positions, among males, respectively while University of Punjab and Mian Nawaz Sharif University of Engineering and Technology second and third positions, among females, respectively.The news.

I-Day plan finalised of Independence Day

LAHORE:12 August:As the country is all set to celebrate the 70th Independence Day with every street and locality is decorated with national flags and bustling with activities, the Tourism Development Corporation of Punjab has chalked out an elaborated programme to celebrate the day on Sunday from 3pm. TDCP will organise a grand flag off “City Parade” which includes super bikes, vintage cars, rally jeeps, floats, double-decker buses, Jhoomar party and drummers, kicking off from Ferozepur Road at 3.30 pm.

University of Veterinary Sciences team leaves for Quetta

LAHORE:12 August:A delegation of 20 students and four faculty members of University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) on Friday left for Quetta to participate in Karwan-e-Yakjehti event being organised by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) and the Balochistan government to mark 70th Independence Day of Pakistan. The delegation, led by Associate Professor Parasitology Dr Muhammad Lateef, Dr Sadat and Dr Muhammad Asad Ali, will participate in a series of activities in Quetta from August 12 to 17, 2017.The news.

Student thesis exhibited at Fatima Jinnah Women University

Rawalpindi:12 August: The Fatima Jinnah Women University student’s of MFA and BFA exhibited their creative and innovative art work in the ‘Thesis Display 2016’ here on Friday in university premises. The display of 2017 was a magnificent show of creativity, innovation and professional approach of the Fine Arts students. R.M. Naeem (senior artist) inaugurated the display.

Lahore college Women University week-long Independence Day celebrations

LAHORE:11th august: The Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) announced week-long Independence Day celebrations and has finalised preparations. LCWU Vice Chancellor Dr Uzma Qureshi approved the events in a meeting and asked that these functions continue with traditional fervour. The events will be celebrated from August 7 to August 12. The university would conduct drama, speech and essay competitions, quiz, national songs, naat and qirat competitions, a poster exhibition and panel discussions. Lahore College for Women University to get a makeover

Lahore College for Women University delegation to go to Quetta

LAHORE:11th august:A delegation of students and faculty members from the Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) will participate in Karwan-e-Yagjehti in Quetta to mark the 70th Independence Day of Pakistan. LCWU to introduce TED Talks on campus The Karwan-e-Yagjehti has been organised by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) in collaboration with the Government of Balochistan and Pakistan Army. Students from all across Pakistan will travel to Quetta to celebrate the Independence Day with the aim to promote national integration in Pakistani youth all across the country.

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