Daily Archives: January 10th, 2011

Postgraduate Medical Institute PGMI Lahore principal lauded

Postgraduate Medical Institute PGMI Lahore principal lauded LAHORE:CHIEF Minister Punjab Inspection Team Chairman Gen (retd) Ziauddin Butt has appreciated the roles of Principal Post Graduate Medical Institute and Lahore General Hospital (LGH) MS Dr Tariq Salahuddin and Dr. Salahuddin Khan for the provision of satisfactory medical facilities to the patients, maintenance of good standard of […]

Councils to look after 26 Punjab colleges

Councils to look after 26 Punjab colleges Boards of Governors (BoGs),Punjab Higher Education Department, RAWALPINDI, Jan 9: As the Boards of Governors (BoGs) issue in 26 Punjab colleges is lying pending before the Lahore High Court (LHC), the Punjab Higher Education Department has decided to set up councils in every college and the move has […]

Rawalpindi Educational Institution Rs40m approved for Upgrade

Rawalpindi Educational Institution Rs40m approved for Upgrade RAWALPINDI, Jan 9: The Rawalpindi District Development Committee (DDC) on Saturday approved development schemes worth Rs40 million to upgrade educational institutions in the district. The development schemes were approved at a meeting presided over by Executive District Officer (EDO) Finance and Planning Saqib Manan. The DDC approved development […]

Punjab Education Foundation PEF to educate 16,000 students in third phase

Punjab Education Foundation PEF to educate 16,000 students in third phase LAHORE – Punjab Education Foundation has launched third phase of New School Program (NSP) in 12 different districts in which 16,000 deserving students will get free education through 80 partner schools. PEF Project Officer NSP Hassan Javed while addressing the participants of an agreement signing […]

Three Daanish Schools to open on 13th: Punjab Chief Minister CM

Three Daanish Schools to open on 13th: Punjab Chief Minister CM LAHORE: Chief Minister Mian Shahbaz Sharif has said that the only difference between prestigious educational institutions of the country and Daanish Schools is that while the former are only for the elite and the latter are meant for the poor students of far-flung areas. […]

Govt asked to revive Fata community schools

Govt asked to revive Fata community schools Peshawar: Various political parties and notables from the tribal belt have announced full support to teachers of the community schools and promised to strive at every forum for revival of these institutions in the tribal areas. The assurance was extended at a press conference of the sacked teachers […]

Book on Faiz to be launched

Book on Faiz to be launched Islamabad: As 2011 has officially been declared the Faiz Centenary Year, the National Language Authority (NLA) gears up to introduce the first book on Faiz Ahmed Faiz titled ‘Faiz Saddy – Muntakhab Mazameen’. Published by NLA, the book is compiled by renowned poets and scholars Professor Yousaf Hasan and […]

Outages rile students, parents

Outages rile students, parents Lahore: The prevailing crisis of electricity and gas shortage has been making people’s lives miserable besides badly affecting students, especially those preparing for examinations. The poor students of Pakistan, the country already at the bottom among the countries spending low on education sector, have been facing one challenge after another with […]

Influential landlords using 1,158 schools as godowns: Pir Mazhar

Influential landlords using 1,158 schools as godowns: Pir Mazhar Umerkot, Jan 10: Senior Sindh Minister for Education, Pir Mazharul Haq said 1,158 schools established in the province by the previous rulers are being used as godowns by influential landlords. The minister said this on Sunday while addressing on the second death anniversary of the PPP […]

TIAC Taxila Institute of Asian Civilisations (TIAC) submits Rs57m project to HEC

TIAC Taxila Institute of Asian Civilisations (TIAC) submits Rs57m project to HEC Islamabad, Jan 10: A project concept worth Rs57 million for Taxila Institute of Asian Civilisations (TIAC) has been submitted to the Higher Education Commission (HEC). The Quaid-i-Azam University has already provided one acre land for the project while civil work (building) would cost Rs47 […]

BISE Lahore circular created confusion

BISE Lahore circular created confusion Lahore, Jan 10: Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) has declared the B-form optional for science students of 9th class but issued circular after the closing date of admission forms, which not only created confusion among the school administration but also caused massive nuisance for the students and their […]

Technology park planned in UET Taxila

Technology park planned in UET Taxila Taxila: A technology park will be established in the University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Taxila to provide state-of-the-art facilities to scholars, academia, researchers, and public and private sector enterprises. Dr Mohammed Abbas Choudhary, UET vice chancellor, told reporters on Sunday that measures have been taken for developing the […]