Danish schools MD sacked

Lahore:13 July:The Punjab government has dismissed Danish Schools Authority Managing Director Col. (R) Ehtesham Anwar from service and handed over additional charge to Tariq Mahmood until further order.

In this regard, Services & General Administration Department has issued notification here Tuesday.

According to the notification, one month salary has been paid to Ehtesham Anwar with his dismissal from the service.

Girls outsmart boys in SSC Part II examination

Rawalpindi:July 13:The girls keeping their past traditions outsmarted boys by attaining top three positions in the Secondary School Certificate Part II Annual Examination held under the Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (FBISE) in March-April, 2016. The overall pass percentage of both regular and private candidates as well as ex-students remained 79.49 per cent.

BISP DG Visits Punjab Education Foundation

Lahore:July 12:Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) Director General Sarah Saeed visited the head office of the Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) and held detailed meeting with Managing Director Tariq Mahmood to join hands for children’s well-being in the province.

According to a press release on the occasion, different prospects of education-promotion in the impecunious strata, in partnership with the private sector, were discussed in detail.

Punjab University Student Congratulated

Lahore:July 12:Punjab University (PU) Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran has congratulated Muhammad Usman Khan, a former student of PU Institute of Communication Studies (ICS) & Institute of Social and Cultural Studies (ISCS), who has been awarded with “Queen’s Young Leaders Award 2016”. According to a press release her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II awarded the Queen’s Young Leaders Award 2016 in Buckingham Palace London.The news.

King Edward Medical College, Lahore Old Student Obituary

Dr Shubbar Hasan, a senior doctor of Punjab Health Service, who retired as director of the World Health Organisation, passed away on Sunday morning. He qualified from King Edward Medical College, Lahore, in 1941. He is survived by four children, Dr Rumina Hasan, Ms Tanvir Zehra Hasan, Dr Fazal Hasan and Abbas Hasan. He was the elder brother of Dr Mubashir Hasan. His Namaz-e-Janaza will be held at 4-K, Gulberg 2, Main Boulevard Lahore, at 9am on Monday. Soyem will be on Tuesday between Asr and Maghreb prayers.The news.

Training course for principals

Lahore:July 11:A five-day training course on governance, finance and audit for the principals of government colleges will start at the University of Health Sciences (UHS) on Tuesday (tomorrow). According to a press release issued on Sunday, the course is being organised and funded by Punjab Higher Education Commission (PHEC). In first phase, 50 principals of public sector degree colleges will be provided training in financial matters.The news.

Wall of Kindness Set up by a Student in Lalazar

Rawalpindi:11 July: A Wall of Kindness (Deevar-e-Mehrbani) set up by a student in Lalazar area provided free of cost ration and clothes to some 200 families during the month of Ramazan with the help of donations given by the philanthropists.

Fahad Javaid, a student of Master of Business Administration and organizer of the Wall of Kindness, said he first started collecting donations from his family members then he approached his friends and finally his initiative got success due to overwhelming response from all these people.

Education, basic rights to teenage girls than early

Murree:11 July:A teenage youth group led the World Population Day advocacy walk here on Sunday afternoon from the General Post Office (GPO) through the Mall Road. Participated by the thousands, the motivational walk was organised by the Development Communications Network (Devcom-Pakistan), Islamabad Devcom Centennial Leo Club (IDCLC), Islamabad Crescent Lions Club (ICLC), Islamabad City Lions Club, and Islamabad Leo Club to mark the World Population Day. Theme of the walk was ‘investing in teenage girls’. Senior politician Ex-MNA Hanif Abbasi also joined the walk as a special guest.

Position holders return

Lahore:July 05:Position-holder students of metric intermediate, A-level and bachelor examinations on Monday returned to the country after a one-month study tour of Germany, UK and Sweden.

The students were received at Lahore Airport by Vice Chancellor Education University Rauf Azam, Additional Secretary Information Shahid Iqbal and Prof. Dr. Khalid Butt of Political Science Department of GC University. The students were also presented bouquets.

SLS High School Students win art Workshop

Rawalpindi:July 05:Two young artists from Sadeeqa’s Learning System (SLS) Montessori & High School won the Nukta Art workshop in Art Beat, The Little Art’s National Child Art Competition, says a press release.

Sarah Khan of grade 6, SLS New Lalazar campus and Fizza Haider of grade 4, SLS, Peshawar Road Junior branch won this workshop out of hundreds of student artist entries in this year’s competition. The eight day art workshop was held at the Nukta Studios under the guidance of Sajjad Akram, Artist and Assistant Professor at the National College of Arts, Rawalpindi.

Teachers ‘assured Transfer of Schools Temporarily Halted’

LahoreJuly 09:process of transfer of 13 middle and high schools to the Daanish School System has been put on a halt, a delegation of teachers’ union was told by Schools Education Special Secretary Imran Sikandar Baloch at a recent meeting.

This was revealed in a statement issued on Friday by The Grand Teachers’ Alliance (GTA), an umbrella organisation including several factions of the Punjab Teachers’ Union.

The statement said that the government was reviewing its decision to convert the 13 schools.

A final decision in this regard would be reached soon, it added.

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