Six indicted for blinding student

LAHORE:July 19: A judicial magistrate of district courts Tuesday framed charges against six people accused of emasculating and blinding a 9th class student. The accused including Muhammad Hanif, Shan, Amir Sohail, Zeeshan, Ashfaque and one other appeared before the court where they denied all the charges levelled against them. After which the court indicted the accused and summoned prosecution witnesses.

Work on Knowledge Park to start soon

LAHORE:July 19: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Lahore Knowledge Park Company (LKPC) Dr Zubair Iqbal Ghouri has said that civil works at the site of the LKP is expected to begin shortly under which basic infrastructure, boundary wall, watch towers and entry gates will be constructed. At a media briefing on Tuesday, he said LKPC had been established as a separate corporate entity by the Punjab government to evolve a planning, undertake and oversee the development of 4th generation knowledge and growth parks at suitable localities in the province.

Report sought from Punjab govt in VCs case

LAHORE:July 18: The Lahore High Court on Monday sought a report from the Punjab government on a petition seeking a stay order against appointment of vice-chancellors at three public sector universities. Dr Abdul Mannan filed the petition pleading that the government initiated the process for the appointment of VCs at Punjab University, King Edward Medical University and Fatima Jinnah Medical College University.

Online admissions begin at PUCIT

LAHORE:16 July:The Punjab University has officially inaugurated online admissions at Punjab University College of Information Technology (PUCIT). Punjab University Vice Chancellor Dr Zafar Mueen Nasir inaugurated PUCIT’s indigenous single sign on admission system. On the first day of online registration, more than 1,500 applicants signed up and printed their challan forms to submit the fee. This year, PUCIT expects to receive a record number of applicants due to this hassle-free, automated, and online process at their doorstep.

VC advises to come up with quality research

FAISALABAD:16 July:The researchers should come up with problem-solving research and indigenous solutions to challenges being faced in societies and industries, said University of Agriculture Faisalabad Vice Chancellor Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan. He was addressing an appreciation ceremony for technology development funds winners arranged by Office of Research, Innovation and Commercialization, University of Agriculture Faisalabad on Saturday.

Decision on permanent LCWU VC up in the air

LAHORE::16 July:A committee looking into objections of the candidature and appointment of Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) Vice Chancellor Dr Uzma Qureshi has yet to hold its first meeting, despite being formed a month ago. Dr Uzma Qureshi was appointed as vice chancellor on May 28, 2017, for a term of four years. The appointment was made on April 27after a verdict of the Lahore High Court (LHC), which gave the Punjab government its nod to appoint VCs at four universities on the recommendations of a search committee.

E-library inaugurated for Law Student

Rawalpindi:July 16:Chief Justice Lahore High Court Mansoor Ali Shah inaugurated e-library of District Bar Association Rawalpindi. Judges, lawyers, law students and members of the legal fraternity will reap benefits of the library. On the occasion of the inauguration ceremony CJ Lahore High Court Justice Mansoor Ali Shah, including district and session judge Suhail Nasir and other judges and lawyers from Rawalpindi were also present.The news.

Post Graduate Medical Institute CCU ward

LAHORE:July 16:Post Graduate Medical Institute/Lahore General Hospital (PGMI/LGH) Principal Prof. Ghiyas-un-Nabi Tayyab has said that it had been decided to establish a modern CCU ward at Lahore General Hospital to ensure quality and modern medical facilities to patients. In a press statement on Saturday, the principal said that latest medical equipment worth Rs30m were also being purchased for the Coronary Care Unit being set up in the Emergency Department.The news.

Pakistan’s first fee-less university in Kasur

LAHORE:15 July:The government is pushing forward with the Punjab Charity Bill 2017 and the proposed legislation will establish a regulatory body as a watchdog for nonprofit organisations,has learnt. The bill has already been approved by Cabinet Standing Committee on Legislative Business in a recent meeting. It will be sent to the provincial cabinet and later presented before the governor if approved. Lahore-based non-profit raises funds for Pakistan’s first fee-less university in Kasur Advertisement


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