Monthly Archives: September, 2011

IT parks, call centres to boost economy: CM

IT parks, call centres to boost economy: CM Friday, September 30, 2011 PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Ameer Haider Hoti has said that the establishment of Information Technology (IT) parks and call centres in the province is part of his government’s special initiatives to generate employment opportunities and economic activities. Chairing the first meeting of IT Board […]

Japanese embassy holds art, speech contests for students

Japanese embassy holds art, speech contests for students Friday, September 30, 2011 To promote creativity of talented young students of Pakistan, the Embassy of Japan, in collaboration with the Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA), organised art and speech competitions on Japan here on Thursday. Two 12 to 14-year-old students from each school drew […]

A slap by teacher triggers protest at FG College for Women

A slap by teacher triggers protest at FG College for Women Friday, September 30, 2011 Students of the Federal Government College for Women, F-7/2, staged a protest demonstration and boycotted their classes, demanding an inquiry against a teacher, who allegedly slapped a postgraduate student. According to information, a teacher allegedly slapped a student of MA […]

SSC suppl exam form date

SSC suppl exam form date KARACHI, Sept 30: The Board of Secondary Education Karachi on Thursday announced that the forms for the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) supplementary examination-2011 could be submitted with a late fee of Rs1,000 up to Oct 3. The exam forms can be submitted at the NBP, HBL and Askari bank booths […]

Primary health units to be revived

Primary health units to be revived LAHORE, Sept 30: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said action will be taken against the departments showing negligence in addressing the complaints received on the helpline for dengue patients. A special committee headed by the chief secretary was formed to devise a system within three days to mobilise primary […]

Admission to medical colleges Govt rejects teachers` plea for restoration of quota

Admission to medical colleges Govt rejects teachers` plea for restoration of quota PESHAWAR, Sept 30: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has rejected the health department`s summary seeking restoration of the admission quota for children of teachers and doctors in the state-run medical colleges of the province, sources said. They said that the summary for restoration of […]

19th convocation of UAF held

19th convocation of UAF held September 30, 2011 FAISALABAD – It is a matter of great concern for the agriculture sector to feed the ever-growing population of country due to diminishing agriculture land, traditional way of farming and climate changes as the agri land is standing only 0.13 ha per capita while it was 0.42 […]

3 students go missing in Mardan

3 students go missing in Mardan September 30, 2011 MARDAN – Unidentified persons kidnapped three students from Sheikh Maltoon Town area the other day, sources said on Thursday.  They said three students of a high school including Shah Zeb, son of Sher Shah, Babar Khan, son of Siyar Khan, and Tayab Khan, son of Janus […]

‘UoG striving for industry academia linkage’

‘UoG striving for industry academia linkage’ September 30, 2011 GUJRAT – PUM Chief Operating Officer (CEO) Thijs Vann Praag has appreciated the astonishing growth of the University of Gujrat (UoG) which according to him has defined the objectives of PUM. PUM was in the field for the last 30 years and was engaged in helping […]

World Heart Day observed

World Heart Day observed ISLAMABAD; Sep 30, 2011: The World Heart Day was observed in Pakistan on Thursday to create awareness among public about heart diseases. Several activities were arranged to mark the day by public and private medical institutions, including walks, fitness sessions, public talks, stage shows, scientific forums and exhibitions. According to World […]

Students visualise Japan on canvas

Students visualise Japan on canvas ISLAMABAD; Sep 30, 2011: Students from educational institutions in Islamabad and Rawalpindi on Thursday visualised their ideas about Japan in an art competition and expressed their views in a speech competition. The Japan embassy, in collaboration with the Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA), organised the art and speech […]

Literary evening to pay tribute to Faiz on Oct 3

Literary evening to pay tribute to Faiz on Oct 3 ISLAMABAD; Sep 30, 2011: The University of Gujrat (UoG), in collaboration with the National Language Authority (NLA), is arranging an evening dedicated to renowned poet Faiz Ahmad Faiz on October 3. A number of literary personalities will pay tribute to Faiz by reading extracts from […]

HEC, CCEP arrange essay writing competition on federalism

HEC, CCEP arrange essay writing competition on federalism ISLAMABAD; Sep 30, 2011: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) and the Centre for Civic Education Pakistan (CCEP) are arranging a national essay writing competition to explore and examine the way citizens relate to federalism in Pakistan. Regular students of public and private universities (age 18-25) can take […]

Experts suggest biological control of dengue

Experts suggest biological control of dengue LAHORE; Sep 30, 2011: The Government College University (GCU) Lahore Zoology Department recommended biological control of dengue, saying that fumigation and sprays could be used as emergency measures, but were not permanent solutions. “Mosquitoes after some time develop resistance against the chemicals used in fumigation and sprays,” said Zoology […]

Classes resume at NCA as expelled teachers reinstated

Classes resume at NCA as expelled teachers reinstated LAHORE; Sep 30, 2011: After three days of protest by students and faculty members of the National College Of Arts, classes finally resumed when expelled teachers were finally reinstated. The chaos started when six teachers were expelled without notice, out of which four were expelled despite the […]