Rawalpindi

SLS School celebrates ‘World as a Global Village

Rawalpindi:January 9: All campuses of Sadeeqa’s Learning System (SLS) Montessori & High School are celebrating ‘World as a Global Village’ as the theme for their on-going term. Following this theme SLS Tufail Road Branch recently held an Information Fair in which they highlighted a wide array of cultural traditions, food, performances and music from around the globe, says a press release.

New students advised to focus on research activities

Rawalpindi :December 28: An orientation ceremony for the new students of Agriculture Faculty was held at the Pir Mehr Ali Shah, Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR) Research Farm Koont, here on Wednesday. The ceremony is a regular activity of the University which is arranged for the newly-enrolled students to familiarise them with the university's environment, its rules and regulations, so that students can sail smoothly while earning their degree and harvest optimal benefits out of available facilities.

Anglo’s lively ‘Golden Jubilee Sports Gala’

Rawalpindi :December 24: At the three-day Golden Jubilee Sports Gala 2017 organised by Anglo Arabic Higher Secondary School and College with great fanfare providing ample opportunities and level playing field to the students to exhibit their sporting skills. Principal Saima Afzal, Executive Committee of Anglo Arabic Higher Secondary School including President Abdul Waheed Malik, General Secretary Nisar Ahmad Malik, former principal Nisar Nazish, Finance Secretary Amadul Hassan Abbasi, and others attended the three-day event.

Students express passion to promote mountaineering

Rawalpindi:December 12: More than 300 million Pakistanis are directly or indirectly relying on mountains for their livelihood and it is imperative on us to conserve, protect and promote mountains and mountaineering, says a press release. This was said by National Secretary of the Pakistan Youth Hostel Association (PYHA) and former ambassador Qazi Humayun while welcoming the young participants of a poster competition and lecture organised at the PYHA Islamabad chapter here on Monday to celebrate the International Mountain Day.

DEA to seal schools not following security SOPs

Rawalpindi:December 11: District Education Authority (DEA) have decided to take action against public and private schools, particularly those not following Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), issued by the Punjab Government to ensure security of the students. It was decided in a meeting that the schools, violating orders of the government and not sufficient security arrangements, would be sealed. Special teams have been formed to conduct raids and check security arrangements of the schools.

Punjab seals 13 school canteens

Rawalpindi:December 10: Punjab Food Authority (PFA) on Thursday sealed 13 schools canteens for selling carbonated cola drinks during a special drive to ensure safe and healthy food to children in schools. Additional Director General (Operations) Rafia Haider informed that PFA’s teams visited 589 public and private schools during whole day activity in Punjab. PFA teams served improvement notices to 314 canteens and imposed fine on 12 school canteens for not conforming to PFA instruction.

China team visits Arid Agriculture University

Rawalpindi:December 5: A six members delegation from Guizhou Academy of Sciences, China headed by Prof. Zhang Hongjiang visited Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR) to see the potential for development of mountainous agriculture, situation of economic crop cultivation in Pakistan, sharing information regarding agricultural products & crop pest control and to explore the further possibilities to exchange technical knowledge and establish a mutual working relationship between both the institutions.

Educational institutions to remain closed for two days

Rawalpindi:27 November: All public and private schools, colleges and universities in the province including Rawalpindi will remain close today (Monday) and tomorrow (Tuesday) due to the law and order situation in the province particularly the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad. Punjab government on Sunday decided to close down all educational institutions and a notification has been issued in this regard. Punjab Education Minister Rana Mashood Ahmed has confirmed that all educational institutions (public and private) in the province will remain close on November 27 and 28.

Rawalpindi Arts Council Dialogue on draft Art & Culture Policy

Rawalpindi :23 November:The Rawalpindi Arts Council (RAC) organised a dialogue on the draft Art and Culture Policy Framework for Punjab in which artists of the Potohar region belonging to all forms of art and culture took part and gave their suggestions and input. They declared the policy a forward-looking step which will not only help promote culture but also ensure economic protection of the artists.

Seminar on violence against women held at FJWU

Rawalpindi :23 November:Women Research Centre (WRRC) organised a lecture titled: ‘Women Empowerment and Violence against Women: Issues and Challenges’ to commemorate 16 days of Activism against Gender based violence. Gender-based violence is a human rights violation and a serious obstacle to women’s progress in all areas of life including health, education, work and participation in society was the base of seminar.

Anglo Arabic School celebrates golden jubilee with annual reunion

Rawalpindi :November 22: The annual reunion of Anglo Arabic Public Higher Secondary School Rawalpindi was an eventful ceremony where amidst hugs and laughter, the boys and girls revived the old memories cherishing those wonderful moments of their teen life. A large number of old students of the Anglo Arabic Higher Secondary School came from across the country to attend the ceremony particularly as part of Golden Jubilee celebrations of the school and cherished the old memories. They had ample opportunity to reconnect with classmates during an elegant gala.

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