Monthly Archives: May, 2011

FDE teachers demand up-gradation before budget

FDE teachers demand up-gradation before budget Islamabad, May 30: Teachers of different institutes working under the Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) have demanded of the government to implement the teachers package especially up-gradation of BS-16 and above through time scale promotion formula (TSPF) before the upcoming budget. The teachers’ package which included up-gradation, merger of […]

Teachers warn of long march on Islamabad

Teachers warn of long march on Islamabad Lahore: Mutahidda Asataza Mahaz (MTM) Pakistan has warned of a long march towards Parliament House and boycott of census and all kind of non academic activities if the government did not increase salaries of schoolteachers. In a press statement on Sunday, the Punjab government schools Senior Staff Association […]

Rawalpindi Law College students awarded prizes

Rawalpindi Law College students awarded prizes Rawalpindi: Rawalpindi Law College Chief Executive Pirzada Rahat Masood Quddusi said that Pakistan came into being by the efforts of a lawyer and even today the fraternity is leading the masses for upholding of rule of law and strengthening the principles of democracy in the country. He stated this […]

IUB shines at national exhibition

IUB shines at national exhibition Ahmedpur East: Islamia University, Bahawalpur shone in the daylong National Conference and Exhibition on “Setting Standards for 21st Century Pakistan Universities Building Economies” organised by the Higher Education Commission in Islamabad. As many as 30 universities participated in the event including the Islamia University Bahawalpur and displayed and exhibited their […]

Over 1,300 students awarded degrees at DUHS convocation

Over 1,300 students awarded degrees at DUHS convocation Karachi, May 30: Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ibad Khan on Sunday announced to give Rs 100 million to the Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) endowment fund for its various projects. Addressing the 2nd convocation of the DUHS at its Ojha campus, the governor also announced to […]

Educational institutions come under fire

Educational institutions come under fire Karachi: Government apathy, negligence and greed have played a large role in the dismal standard of Pakistan’s educational institutions, and as a result the nation’s graduates can only be considered as partially educated. This was the general opinion expressed at a seminar on “Role of Educational Institutions in Progress and […]

SSUET organises third mini project exhibition

SSUET organises third mini project exhibition Karachi: Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology (SSUET)’s Computer Engineering Department organised the third mini project exhibition for the promotion of entrepreneurial insight among its students here on Sunday. Theme of the exhibition was ‘Planners and Calendars.’ Participating students worked on novel ideas and developed a variety of […]

Summer vacation schedule opposed

Summer vacation schedule opposed Hyderabad: The Sindh Educational Task Force of the Pakistan Human Rights Development Organisation has opposed summer vacation schedule for schools (June and July) and appealed to the Sindh governor and chief minister to review the decision and reschedule vacations in July and August. Talking to reporters here on Sunday, the provincial […]

Entrance test for MBBS/BDS: Hurdle removed for 63 foreign students

Entrance test for MBBS/BDS: Hurdle removed for 63 foreign students Lahore, May 30: A high-level committee headed by Senator Ishaq Dar has endorsed the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council’s decision to exempt 63 foreign students from entrance test or Scholastic Aptitude Test Part-II (SAT-II) examination, holding them eligible for admission to the public-sector medical colleges […]

UVAS develops bioinformatics software

UVAS develops bioinformatics software Lahore: The Institute of Biochemistry and Biotechnology (IBBT) of the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) has developed bioinformatics software for the analysis of molecular biology data to develop phylogenetic trees to deal with identifying and understanding evolutionary relationships among organisms. This was stated by UVAS Vice Chancellor Prof Dr […]

PU aspiring to get listed amongst top 200 varsities of world

PU aspiring to get listed amongst top 200 varsities of world Lahore: The Punjab University (PU) administration wants an increased budget for research to enhance the number of PhD teachers in the varsity and continuity of its present pro-research policies to get listed amongst the top 200 universities of the world. PU Vice Chancellor (VC) […]

FC College students win international honour

FC College students win international honour Lahore: Two teams of Forman Christian College MBA students have won a reputed international honour by finishing first and second in the Globus Best-In-Strategy Invitational Championship where 139 teams from business schools all over the world were invited to compete on the basis of their performance within their schools. […]

Cadet College Razmak reopens after two years

Cadet College Razmak reopens after two years Miramshah: The authorities have reopened Cadet College Razmak, which was closed about two years ago owing to insecurity in North Waziristan Agency. The prestigious educational institution was closed in June 2009 when security situation worsened in the tribal region and a military offensive was launched. Security forces were […]

Three in run for GMC principal slot

Three in run for GMC principal slot Dera Ismail Kha: Three names are under consideration for the post of the principal at the Gomal Medical College (GMC) as the incumbent principal is going to retire today (Monday), official sources said. The sources said that credentials of three senior professors were being weighed for the appointment […]

UoP tells affiliated institutes: No compromise on assessment criteria

UoP tells affiliated institutes: No compromise on assessment criteria Peshawar: Participants of a meeting held at the University of Peshawar on Friday demanded a standardised BS degree programme for all the affiliated institutes of the universities in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The meeting chaired by Vice-Chancellor, UoP, Dr Azmat Hayat, also decided not to compromise on the […]