LAHORE :01 May:The largest virtual platform of Urdu literature has launched its android app with the objective of promoting and disseminating Urdu literature to its global readership from over 160 countries across the globe. According to communiqué released by the platform, the resource provides the works of the highest number of poets compared to any other site in this genre. The foundation is also running a free-of-cost website, which is the largest online repository of Urdu poetry anywhere with over 40,000 Ghazals and Nazms of over 4,500 poets of over the last three centuries.
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Lahore:05 April: we are ready says the progressive minded CEO Faisal Mushtaq. He further explained, we look forward to our visible-classrooms, but until then the virtual-classrooms from home under the supervision of the family shall remain open for our teaching and learning communities nationwide. – Faisal Mushtaq The writer is a globally celebrated educationist, a former minister and 500 Influential Muslims of the world.The news.
Lahore:24 January: Iwan Suyudhie Amri, ambassador of Indonesia to Pakistan, visited Virtual University (VU), M.A Jinnah Campus here on Thursday. According to a press release, Ehsen Zafar Puri, director ICT, along with Mohsin Javed, registrar and others received the guest. The ambassador of Indonesia made announcement of special scholarships for VU students and staff members. The scholarships will cover tuition fee, living expenses, air fare and medical expenses.The news.
Lahore: 21 January:Rector Naeem Tariq, Ehsen Zafar Puri, Director ICT, principal officers, deans, directors and staff of the university attended the ceremony. Focal person of the data center, Engr Syed Naushad, said, “This data center complies with security and threat advisories received from time to time from HEC and other government security agencies. The data center has been established indigenously, saving millions of rupees for the university,” he added.
LAHORE :28 December: Virtual University Faculty of Science and Technology Dean Prof Dr Masroor Ellahi Babar has been awarded a gold medal by Pakistan Academy of Sciences (PAS). According to a press release, PAS President Prof Dr Qasim Jan awarded the medal to Prof Dr Masroor Ellahi Babar.The news.
LAHORE:26 November: Virtual University in collaboration with Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (SMEDA) successfully completed its first and second round of organising entrepreneurial and innovation seminars in seven different cities of Pakistan with the theme “Entrepreneurship as Viable Career Option”.
LAHORE:28th August: Navy, Lahore, Station Commander Commodore Neimatullah SI (M) called on Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (Tevta) Chairman Ali Salman Siddique here on Tuesday. According to a press release, views regarding promotion of technical education and vocational training were exchanged during the meeting. Ali Salman Siddique said providing quality education and training the objective of Tevta team and it was doing the best for the purpose.
LAHORE:May 1, A one-day seminar “Emerging Trends in Computer Science” was held at Virtual University (VU) M A Jinnah Campus. Dr Naveed A Malik, founder Virtual University, was the guest of honour while Naeem Tariq, Rector VU, chaired the seminar. The seminar was organised by the Department of Computer Science and Information Technology. The objective of the seminar was to bring leading researchers from academia at one platform with the focus to exchange ideas on modern computing innovations and applications across various fields such as industry, healthcare, and business.
LAHORE :09 March: Dr Muhammad Abbas Chaudhry, a noted academician and Rector, Virtual University of Pakistan (VU), has passed away.
LAHORE :09 november: Virtual university of Pakistan organised a prize distribution ceremony in connection with "student week" on Wednesday at Alhamra Arts Council.
LAHORE:October 13:The holding of this conference will be a landmark achievement to bring together open and distance learning academicians, policymakers, practitioners and scholars of Asia. AAOU’s objective is to bring together universities from the Asian countries to improve the quality of education while promoting distance education at the same time.Published in The Express Tribune, October 13th, 2017.
LAHORE:October 13:Virtual University of Pakistan will host the 33rd Annual Conference of Asian Association of Open Universities (AAOU) after acceptance of its proposal by the executive committee.The Express Tribune,
Lahore:May 23: Virtual University of Pakistan organised a seminar to celebrate “International Day for Biological Diversity” on Monday for creating awareness among the masses, especially the students on the importance of biodiversity and its threats. The VU Environmental Protection Society in collaboration with WWF-Pakistan organised the seminar in which Dr Masroor Elahi Babar, Dean Faculty of Science & Technology was the chief guest.The news.