Book titled “Clinical Approach to Ophthalmology launch

Lahore:July 16:The launch ceremony for a book titled “Clinical Approach to Ophthalmology” by Dr Hussain Ahmed Khaqan, FRCS, would be held in Neuro Auditorium of Lahore General Hospital at 10:30am today.

According to a press release, Dr Muhammad Sadiq Chaudhry would be the chief guest while Prof Khalid Mahmood, PGMI principal and Prof Khalid Masood Gondal, CPSP senior vice-president, would be the guests of honour at the ceremony.The news.

Book on Karlfeldt a significant effort

Lahore:July 16:The Biography and excerpts from the poetry of Erik Axel Karlfeldt, the Swedish poet by Mohammad Asif Butt, a man of letters and teacher, from English into Urdu language, is not only a great contribution to the world of literature but also very significant endeavour to introduce the great literature of the world to the people of Pakistan, especially the young generation.

Extension in service of school security guards

Rawalpindi:July 16:The Punjab government has given extension to the service of the security guards recruited on the contractual basis in the government schools till December 31, 2016.

According to the written directives issued by Secretary of Higher Education (Punjab) Tahir Yousaf, the security guards who were inducted after rising threats to the schools would continue their job till end of this year on contractual basis.

Books seized for Copyright Act violation

Lahore:15 July:A team of FIA raided a book shop in Services Hospital, Lahore and seized hundreds of books which were being sold in violation of the Copyright Act.

According to an official of FIA, the raid was conducted on the complaint of M/S Roving Source.  Medical books of foreign publishers printed in violation of Copyright Act were being sold illegally, he said. The shop owner, Usman Arshad, was arrested and an FIR was registered against him.The news.

College to be named after Abdus Sattar Edhi

Lahore:15 July:The University of Health Sciences (UHS) and National Ambulance Services College (NASC), Dublin, Ireland, have agreed to name Pakistan’s first National Ambulance Services College after Abdus Sattar Edhi.

According to a press release issued here on Thursday, the college is currently functioning under UHS Institute of Learning Emergency Medicine (ILEM). The college will now be called Edhi National Ambulance Services College, Pakistan.

Punjab Education Foundation Meeting

Lahore:15 July:Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) Managing Director Tariq Mahmood presided over weekly coordination meeting of programme directors at his office on Thursday.

The participants said PEF’s role in the success of three-year long ‘Parho Punjab, Barho Punjab’ was pivotal as it had made education first priority of the indigent strata. More than two million students in PEF partner schools are valuable asset of the society, the meeting observed.

Education will help end child labour

Lahore:13 July:The provincial government will provide basic education and additional skill development facilities to children employed at workshops, petrol pumps, hotels and restaurants across the province as part of its strategy to end child labour in these sectors.

This was stated by Minister for Labour and Human Resources Raja Ashfaq Sarwar at the first meeting of a steering committee on child labour issues on Tuesday.

He said appropriate stipends would also be paid to these students.

College Education not up to the Mark

Lahore:13 July:Punjab Higher Education Commission Chairman Prof Dr Muhammad Nizamuddin has said college education is not up to the mark in the country.

Success rate in bachelor’s programmes is hardly 30 to 35 per cent. No country can afford a failure rate as high as 60 per cent. He was addressing the inaugural session of a five-day training course for 150 principals of public colleges of the province at the University of Health Sciences (UHS) on Tuesday.

College Education not up to the Mark

Lahore:13 July:Punjab Higher Education Commission Chairman Prof Dr Muhammad Nizamuddin has said college education is not up to the mark in the country.

Success rate in bachelor’s programmes is hardly 30 to 35 per cent. No country can afford a failure rate as high as 60 per cent. He was addressing the inaugural session of a five-day training course for 150 principals of public colleges of the province at the University of Health Sciences (UHS) on Tuesday.

Punjab University Law College Auditorium

Lahore:13 July: Punjab University Law College administration has decided in principal to name recently restored old College Auditorium after renowned social worker late Abdus Sattar Edhi.

According to a press release issued on Tuesday, a ceremony would be held soon to pay tribute to the unmatched services of Abdus Sattar Edhi to the humanity.

schemes: The Punjab government Tuesday approved two development schemes at an estimated cost of Rs22.596 billion.

University of Veterinary Sciences Pays Tribute to Edhi

Lahore:13 July: University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore, on Tuesday arranged a condolence reference for world’s charity icon Abdus Sattar Edhi.

According to a press release, Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha chaired the reference in which a large number of UVAS employees from various departments participated. They prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul of Edhi. They paid rich tributes to him for his indiscriminate services for the humanity.

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