Daily Archives: May 4th, 2012

Economist appointed at Khyber Medical University (KMU)

Economist appointed at Khyber Medical University (KMU) Peshawar: Syed Bilal Khisro; development economist of the Planning & Development Department, has been posted here as Director, Planning & Development, Khyber Medical University (KMU), which is the only medical university of the province in the public sector.According to government sources, he was posted this week on deputation from […]

University of Karachi KU students conduct ‘Operation Clean Sweep’

University of Karachi KU students conduct ‘Operation Clean Sweep’ Karachi, May 04: Valuing cleanliness as next to godliness and weighing its importance in creating a healthy space to nurture healthy minds, a group of students from the Department of Psychology of the University of Karachi (KU) celebrated the completion of the ‘Operation Clean Sweep’ with […]

Books shortage: Textbook board chief summoned

Books shortage: Textbook board chief summoned Peshawar: The Peshawar High Court on Thursday summoned chairman and controlling authority of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Textbook Board in a writ petition challenging shortage of school books in the market. A PHC bench comprising Chief Justice Dost Mohammad Khan and Justice Mian Fasihul Mulk put on notice the chairman and […]

Book on history of Urdu

Book on history of Urdu LAHORE, May 4: A book titled ‘From Hindi to Urdu: A Social and Political History’ by Dr Tariq Rehman was launched at the Oxford Bookshop, Mini Market, Gulberg, on Thursday. The book was on the socio-political history of Urdu and the first of its kind. It analysed the historiography of the […]

Young doctors switch to protest mode – Young Doctors Association

Young doctors switch to protest mode - Young Doctors Association LAHORE, May 4: The Young Doctors Association’s Punjab chapter has once again come up with a protest plan, citing failure to reach an agreement with the government on service structure. The YDA and the government representatives convened several meetings on the issue after a week-long strike […]

Punjab Higher Education Department HED plans evaluation of public-sector colleges

Punjab Higher Education Department HED plans evaluation of public-sector colleges LAHORE, May 4: The Punjab Higher Education Department is planning to put in place monitoring and evaluation system for public sector colleges, which so far never come under scrutiny. Sources in the department said an institutional mechanism would be developed to rank all public sector colleges […]

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa KP to double education budget

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa KP to double education budget PESHAWAR, May 4: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has decided to enhance its budget for education sector from two per cent to four per cent of the gross domestic product in the next financial year. The decision was made during a meeting of the provincial cabinet here on Thursday with Chief […]

Saturday holiday a dilemma for education boards in Sindh

Saturday holiday a dilemma for education boards in Sindh KARACHI, May 4: A Sindh government’s notification regarding the curtailment of the weekly working days with immediate effect has thrown the educational boards as well as thousands of candidates registered with them across the province in a quandary. All the intermediate education boards have almost completed […]

Pharmacists vital to healthy healthcare system

Pharmacists vital to healthy healthcare system KARACHI- Pharmacists are an integral part of health delivery system and without them the goal of health for all cannot be achieved said Senator Haseeb Khan while speaking as the Chief Guest at the 1st National Conference on Pharmacy Profession and Scientific Research Poster Competition.The 2-day 1st National Conference […]

University of Karachi gives away stipend cheques to needy students

University of Karachi gives away stipend cheques to needy students KARACHI – At a time when almost the entire nation is striving to deal with the financial crunch, the Karachi University has owned the financial problems of its students and provided them stipends on need-cum-merit basis, its Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Muhammad Qaisar said while addressing […]

Pakistani students to mark Nakba Day

Pakistani students to mark Nakba Day KARACHI – Several students’ organisations and the Palestine Foundation (PLF) on Thursday announced they would mark May 15 as Nakba Day to express solidarity with the oppressed Palestinians. They announced special programmes and a campaign in all educational institutions across the country on May 15 to mark the day. These decisions […]

Academic losses Grace marks demanded for Lyari students

Academic losses Grace marks demanded for Lyari students KARACHI – Peak Private Schools Association Sindh President Hyder Ali on Thursday demanded the authorities concerned to postpone holding of SSC Part-I & II (IX & X-Classes) Annual Examinations-2012 in Lyari. He said it was very difficult for the students living in the affected areas to prepare […]

Board of Intermediate Education Karachi (BIEK) holding exams from 7th May

Board of Intermediate Education Karachi (BIEK) holding exams from 7th May KARACHI – Chairman Board of Intermediate Education Karachi (BIEK) Prof Anwar Ahmed Zai has announced that the board has all set arrangements to conduct the first phase of Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) Part-I & II Annual Examinations, starting from May 7. The board has already […]

Three-day ‘Live International Cardiology’ workshop begins

Three-day ‘Live International Cardiology’ workshop begins LAHORE – Surgeon General and Director General Medical Services Lt Gen Azhar Rasheed has said medical professionals in Pakistan in various advanced medical institutes in the country were now excelling in the medical knowledge and professional skills, which could be compared to any advanced centre in the modern world. […]

Need stressed to end child labour – Lahore College for Women University in collaboration with Child Care Foundation

Need stressed to end child labour - Lahore College for Women University in collaboration with Child Care Foundation LAHORE – Lahore College for Women University in collaboration with Child Care Foundation held a seminar on child education titled “The role of educational institutions and civil society in the education of underprivileged children in Pakistan.” here on […]