Daily Archives: February 17th, 2011

Sindh may compel schools to admit vaccinated children only

Sindh may compel schools to admit vaccinated children only Karachi: The chief minister of Sindh, Syed Qaim Ali Shah, on Thursday said that the government had been considering a law which would bind the schools to admit only those children who had been vaccinated against polio and hepatitis. He said this while chairing a meeting […]

University of Karachi KU teacher’s torture OR cheating case – – KU treats ‘teacher’s torture’ as cheating case

University of Karachi KU teacher’s torture OR cheating case – - KU treats ‘teacher’s torture’ as cheating case Karachi, Feb 11: A meeting held at Karachi University (KU) on Thursday to discuss an incident of torture on a teacher during the BCom examination stopped short of taking into account grievances of the victim, who accuses the […]

Higher Education Commission Pakistan HEC scholars in South Korea universities – Over 150 HEC scholars back from S. Korea

Higher Education Commission Pakistan HEC scholars in South Korea universities - Over 150 HEC scholars back from S. Korea Islamabad, Feb 11: A convocation was held at the Higher Education Commission (HEC) for 28 scholars who returned from South Korea after completing their MS engineering degrees. The scholars pursued their higher studies at Hanyang University, Seoul […]

Quaid-i-Azam University QAU Islamabad Pakistan QAU employee murdered

Quaid-i-Azam University QAU Islamabad Pakistan QAU employee murdered Islamabad: A laboratory assistant of Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) was found murdered on Wednesday night. Police said the killers had taken away the victim’s cellphone and wallet carrying documents and cash to give the impression that he was murdered during robbery. However, the victim’s Mehran car was found near […]

University of the Punjab Lahore PU Institute of Mycology and Plant Pathology (IMPP) IMPP female and male students protest — Fiery protest at Punjab University

University of the Punjab Lahore PU Institute of Mycology and Plant Pathology (IMPP) IMPP female and male students protest – Fiery protest at Punjab University Lahore, Feb 11: The Punjab University security guards and police manhandled female and male students of the Institute of Mycology and Plant Pathology (IMPP) on Wednesday in front of the Vice-Chancellor’s Office […]

World’s mathematicians gather at Government College University Lahore GCU

World’s mathematicians gather at Government College University Lahore GCU Lahore: Mathematicians from all over the world have gathered at the Government College University for fertilisation of new ideas through sharing of knowledge and interaction. European Mathematical Society President Prof. Dr. Marta Sanz-SolÈ was the chief guest at the opening ceremony of the 5th World Conference […]

Karachi University exams & students cheating — Invigilator gets a thrashing from students at KU

Karachi University exams & students cheating – Invigilator gets a thrashing from students at KU Karachi: Certain students of Karachi University are willing to go to any lengths in an effort to secure dishonest marks, and have proved this by physically assaulting a lecturer from the Jinnah Government College, who was trying to stop one of […]

Daanish schools and their critics

Daanish schools and their critics Lahore: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif last week inaugurated second Daanish School in Hasilpur tehsil, Bahawalpur, with full pomp and show, featuring touchy moments as he (the chief minister) cried with an underprivileged girl who got admission to her dream school. Amna Mahmood, a Class-VI student, cried after reading her early […]