Daily Archives: February 2nd, 2011

Exam schedule haunts primary students, parents

Exam schedule haunts primary students, parents LAHORE:THE class five examination which started under the Punjab Examination Commission (PEC) across the province on Tuesday has proved no less than a nightmare for innocent students. Besides a hectic date-sheet, the innocent minds have been exposed to unnecessary formalities at the examination centres, adding to miseries of their […]

Danish schools also to benefit the affluent

Danish schools also to benefit the affluent LAHORE:Danish School System, a project of the Punjab government originally meant for the poorest of the poor, will also cater to the affluent section of the society. As per the Punjab Danish Schools and Centers of Excellence Authority Act 2010, the schools would also reserve ten percent seats […]

Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology SSUET holds Open House Education and Job Fair

SSUET holds Open House Education and Job Fair Karachi: An Open House-2011 titled Education and Job Fair, showcasing some 100 innovative projects prepared by the final year students of Electronics department opened at the Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology (SSUET) here. The open house was inaugurated by Chief Minister’s Adviser Khawaja Izharul Hasan […]

Universities call for grants

Universities call for grants Khairpur: Vice-Chancellor of Shah Abdul Latif University Prof Dr Nilofer Shaikh on Monday demanded release of funds for the faculty development programme and said that a large number of scholars are waiting for pursuing PhD studies abroad. She was speaking in a video conference convened by Prof Dr Mukhtar, member of […]

Karachi Literature Festival on Feb 5-6 2011

Karachi Literature Festival on Feb 5-6 2011 Karachi: The second Karachi Literature Festival is going to be organised on February 5 and 6 here at a local hotel. Oxford University Press (OUP), British Council and a prominent writer and translator Asif Farrukhi, are the organisers of the event. OUP MD Ameena Saiyid, British Council Sindh […]

Karachi University armed clashes & robberies- KU Syndicate removes security chief

Karachi University armed clashes & robberies- KU Syndicate removes security chief Karachi, Feb 01: Taking strict notice of the recent armed clashes among rival student groups and rising robberies on the campus, the University of Karachi Syndicate has decided to sack the KU security chief, Captain (retired) Zahid Maqsood. Members of the KU Syndicate, during a […]

College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan CPSP elects 20-member council

College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan CPSP elects 20-member council Lahore: The College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP) has elected its 20-member council for 2011-2014 term in countrywide elections held on January 29, 2011. A press release here on Monday said as many as 4,300 fellows voted. Prof Zafar Ullah Chaudhry’s panel defeated Prof […]

Education quality test

Education quality test Lahore: The Quality Assurance Test of 187 schools, which are partner with the Punjab Education Foundation (PEF), was held on Monday in 24 districts. A PEF spokesman said this test was held in schools where PEF has provided its Subject Specialists under Teaching in Clusters by Subject Specialists (TICSS) programme to help […]

Music festival trophy goes to Government College University Lahore GCU

Music festival trophy goes to Government College University Lahore GCU Lahore: The Government College University’s Nazir Ahmed Music Society (NAMS) has lifted the team trophy at the 10th All Pakistan Music Festival, held at the Chand Bagh School, beating the singers from the 72 prime educational intuitions of Pakistan. According to a press statement, the […]

Report on University of Education Lahore UoE crisis submitted

Report on University of Education Lahore UoE crisis submitted Lahore: The two-member committee constituted to probe the ongoing crisis at the University of Education (UoE) submitted its report to the Punjab Higher Education Department on Monday. It was learnt that the report would be tabled in the varsity’s Syndicate meeting to be held on February […]

Alumni associations at public universities — HEC plans alumni bodies at varsities

Alumni associations at public universities – HEC plans alumni bodies at varsities Islamabad, Feb 01: Following the example of Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) Alumni Association, the Higher Education Commission in collaboration with QAU Alumni Association is going to initiate a special capacity building programme for activation of alumni associations at other public sector universities. Prof Dr. Masoom […]

Islamic International University Islamabad IIU Pakistan to hold USWA elections on Feb 22

Islamic International University Islamabad IIU Pakistan  to hold USWA elections on Feb 22 Islamabad: The International Islamic University (IIU) has decided to hold two-year elections of the University Staff Welfare Association (USWA) on Feb 22. This was decided by IIU Rector Professor Fateh Muhammad Malik and IIU President Dr Mumtaz Ahmad, here on Monday. According […]