Monthly Archives: February, 2011

Lahore exams and World Cup matches – Students upset as World Cup coincides with exams

Lahore exams and World Cup matches - Students upset as World Cup coincides with exams Lahore, Feb 22, 2011: Students who love cricket are keen to watch their favourite cricket teams in action in the cricket World Cup 2011 despite their annual examinations. Students had shown their frustration over the fact that no matches were being […]

Government College University GCUF Faisalabad scam brings former head in the dock

Government College University GCUF Faisalabad scam brings former head in the dock Faisalabad: A former acting vice-chancellor of the Government College University Faisalabad (GCUF) is in the dock after an inquiry team has declared him guilty of awarding construction contract to a ‘dubious’ company. It was learnt on authority that Dr Shahid Mehboob Rana had […]

University of Karachi KU supple exams from March 16

University of Karachi KU supple exams from March 16 Karachi, Feb 22: The controller of examinations University of Karachi (KU) has announced for the information of all outgoing and ex-students, who are eligible to appear in the supplementary examinations-2010 that the said examinations will commence from March 16. The examination form and fee (duly attested […]

Shah Abdul Latif University SALU Khairpur Sindh Entry test 2011

Shah Abdul Latif University SALU Khairpur Sindh Entry test 2011 Khairpur: The Director of Admissions at Shah Abdul Latif University Khairpur has announced the schedule of entry test 2011. A press release issued on Monday said that the test of MA, MSc, M.Com (two-year programme) would be held on March 4, and of BS, BPA, […]

Punjab University Vice-Chancellor PU VC critical of ‘politicised’ environ

Punjab University Vice-Chancellor PU VC critical of ‘politicised’ environ Lahore: Punjab University Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran says the university’s over-all environment has always been politicised and the current Academic Staff Association is trying to further it to protect their “political designs”. In a formal get-together with education reporters and columnists at varsity’s Executive Club on […]

38% of govt high schools for boys have no libraries

38% of govt high schools for boys have no libraries Islamabad: As many as 38% government boys’ high schools do not have a library, 40% lack playgrounds and 42% do not have security guards, said a report compiled by FAFEN’s monitoring of state-run boys high schools across the country during January 2011. The report said […]

Campaign launched to control drug use in varsities

Campaign launched to control drug use in varsities ISLAMABAD: Ministry of Narcotics Control (MoNC) in collaboration with different universities has launched an awareness campaign to control the use of drugs in educational institutions of the country. The official of the Narcotics Ministry held a series of meetings with the Vice Chancellors of the universities and […]

Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) playing due role to preserve local languages

Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) playing due role to preserve local languages ISLAMABAD:Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) chairman, Fakhar Zaman in his statement marking ‘International Day of Mother Tongues’ said all languages spoken in Pakistan were national languages of Pakistan and Urdu being a national language must be given due status. “PAL is giving equal importance […]

Institute of Business Administration (IBA) Karachi IBA holds annual career fair

Institute of Business Administration (IBA) Karachi IBA holds annual career fair KARACHI: The Institute of Business Administration (IBA) Karachi organised its second Annual Career Fair on Saturday. An official of the IBA said that this is an effort to facilitate the employment process for its graduates. The event was organised at the IBA Main Campus by […]

Federal Directorate of Education FGTA teachers demand uniform service structure

Federal Directorate of Education FGTA teachers demand uniform service structure Islamabad:The teachers working under the Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) have demanded introduction of uniform service structure in line with their six-point charter of demands during their negotiations with the high ranking government officials, the sources told ‘The News’ here on Sunday. The sources said the […]

Teachers angry at `fake favour`

Teachers angry at `fake favour` ISLAMABAD, Feb 20: Teachers of the federal government schools have rejected the upgradation plan announced by the Finance Division and decided to protest the `fake` plan on Monday. The government had approved the upgradation of the teaching staff working in educational institutions under the Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) on […]

Punjab Higher Education department PHE,Year of Pak-China Friendship

Punjab Higher Education department PHE,Year of Pak-China Friendship THE Punjab Higher Education department has planned a year-long programme of seminars, quiz and debates in colleges to celebrate 2011 as a Year of Pak-China Friendship. The department has constituted a seven-member committee to supervise the plan which is headed by Director of Education (Colleges), Lahore, Rana Naseem […]

Degrees conferred on 248 Jinnah Medical and Dental College (JM&DC) JM&DC graduates

Degrees conferred on 248 Jinnah Medical and Dental College (JM&DC) JM&DC graduates Karachi:As many as 248 graduates of the Jinnah Medical and Dental College (JM&DC) were conferred on MBBS, BDS and Pharm.D degrees at the third annual convocation of the college on the college premises on Saturday. Some 153 medical graduates from the batches of 2009 […]

1,771 get degrees in NED convocation

1,771 get degrees in NED convocation KARACHI, Feb 19: Over 1,770 fresh graduates and postgraduates of the NED University of Engineering and Technology were given degrees at its 19th convocation held on the main campus on Saturday. NED Vice Chancellor Engineer Abul Kalam presided over the convocation as Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ibad could not […]

Candidate failed by CPSP declared ‘pass’ by high court

Candidate failed by CPSP declared ‘pass’ by high court KARACHI, Feb 19: A female candidate who was failed in the FCPS theory examination of nuclear medicine by the College of Physicians & Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP) was declared ‘pass’ by the Sindh High Court, which also expressed serious concerns over the quality and standard of the […]