Daily Archives: December 23rd, 2011

Book with chapters by Dr. Syed Nomanul Haq wins the Waldo G. Leland Prize

Book with chapters by Dr. Syed Nomanul Haq wins the Waldo G. Leland Prize Dr. Syed Nomanul Haq contributed two seminal chapters to a book which has won the American Historical Association Waldo G. Leland Prize. Dr. Nomanul Haq, faculty at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, LUMS recently contributed two seminal chapters to […]

LUMS Knocks Out UET in its first ever Boxing Fixture!

LUMS Knocks Out UET in its first ever Boxing Fixture! LUMS hosted its first ever Boxing Fixture on December 15, 2011. Its opponents were students from the University of Engineering & Technology (UET), Lahore. Amidst a spirited and energetic crowd, a total of 9 bouts and 1 show fight took place. The home team wiped […]

LUMS third most published institution in Emerald journals

LUMS third most published institution in Emerald journals LUMS was ranked at third position with twenty authors for publishing the maximum number of articles in Emerald journals during 2011 and also received the highest usage award. LUMS was ranked at third position with twenty authors for publishing the maximum number of articles in Emerald journals […]

MSc wetlands at UVAS

MSc wetlands at UVAS Lahore: The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences and Pakistan Wetlands Programme have jointly launched the first ever master’s programme in wetlands management. The MSc Wetlands Management would offer 26 courses, including constructed wetlands for wastewater treatment, wetlands management, wetlands biodiversity, approaches to sustainable wetlands, wetlands conservation management, groundwater exploitation and […]

10 medical, dental institutes get nod

10 medical, dental institutes get nod Lahore: The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council at its 119th general council meeting on Thursday gave approval to 10 newly-established public and private sector medical and dental colleges in the country. For the first time, the PMDC also approved two government medical and dental institutes in Azad Kashmir on […]

GCU HOSTS IEEE PAKISTAN STUDENT CONGRESS 2011

GCU HOSTS IEEE PAKISTAN STUDENT CONGRESS 2011 The Computer Science Department of GCU hosted one of the biggest four-day Pakistan Student Congress 2011 to bring together students with different personalities, belonging to different environments, cultures and schools of thought from all over Pakistan to inculcate leadership qualities. GCU Vice Chancellor Prof. (Meritorious) Dr. Muhammad Khaleeq-ur-Rahman; […]

GC UNIVERSITY LAHORE CELEBRATES CHRISTMAS

GC UNIVERSITY LAHORE CELEBRATES CHRISTMAS The GCU Lahore first time celebrated the Christmas with the University’s minority community at a colorful ceremony at the Abdus Salam Hall which was especially decorated in a traditional style with a large Christmas tree, lights, flowers, wreaths and flags. Vice Chancellor Prof. (Meritorious) Dr. Muhammad Khaleeq-ur-Rahman; Izaz-I-Kamal, was the […]

GCU LAHORE VICE CHANCELLOR INAUGURATES ASA OFFICE

GCU LAHORE VICE CHANCELLOR INAUGURATES ASA OFFICE Prof. (Meritorious) Dr. Muhammad Khaleeq-Ur-Rahman; Izaz-I-Kamal, Vice Chancellor, GC University Lahore inaugurated the newly-established office of Academic Staff Association (ASA) at the University’s faculty guest house. Speaking on the occasion, GCU ASA President Prof. Dr. Hassan Shah said that the coordination between GCU faculty and administration is exemplary […]

Kenya Reports Suspected Ebola Fatality

Kenya Reports Suspected Ebola Fatality A woman in Kenya died Thursday of a suspected Ebola virus infection. Doctors are taking every possible precaution as they try to confirm the exact cause of death. Gladys Muthoni, 29, died in a taxi as she was being rushed to Nairobi’s Kenyatta National Hospital. Doctor J. Masika Wafula says […]

For Some, Learning English is Business

For Some, Learning English is Business After studying English as a foreign language for more than 10 years in her native Spain, attending summer courses in neighboring England and visiting New York, Washington, D.C. and other U.S. cities on vacation, Lorena Arroyo affirms she still hasn’t mastered the language. Arroyo, 28, said she has done […]

Rural Medical School Keeps Doctors in Small Towns

Rural Medical School Keeps Doctors in Small Towns Kansas University program aims to stop exodus to big cities For the first time in modern history, more people are now living in cities than in rural areas. That includes doctors, leaving many small communities with no primary care physician. However, a new program at Kansas University […]

Students’ Protest: 8 injured in fight between two groups

Students’ Protest: 8 injured in fight between two groups December 23, 2011 LAHORE: Eight students were injured on Thursday in violence between two rival groups at Punjab University. SHO Imran Mehboob of the Muslim Town police station said that Imamia Student Organisation (ISO) had staged a protest demonstration against the university administration for stopping them from […]

Top innovator gives SSUET audience a reality check on mediocre research

Top innovator gives SSUET audience a reality check on mediocre research December 23, 2011 KARACHI: The year was 2000 when a mentor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology asked his untested Pakistani student, “Do you know how many scientific and research papers get published every year?” He did not know the answer, which was more than […]

Parents-teachers meeting held at DPS

Parents-teachers meeting held at DPS December 23, 2011 NOORPUR THAL – Education plays pivotal role in the transformation of people into a well-balanced society. These views were expressed by DPS Principal Madam Um-e-Sumia, while addressing a parents-teachers meeting held in her office on Thursday. These meetings aim at the better understanding between the teachers and […]

Medical camp concludes

Medical camp concludes December 23, 2011 RENALA KHURD – District Health Department will continue to follow tradition of holding free medical camps at village Jaboka and other villages every year. It was declared by Executive District Officer Health Dr Muhammad Ashraf Javed while addressing a concluding ceremony of free medical camps at Jaboka. The camps […]