Monthly Archives: November, 2011

AIOU tops flower shows – Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) Islamabad

AIOU tops flower shows – Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) Islamabad ISLAMABAD – Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) stood first on Tuesday in the Chrysanthemum and Autumn Flower Show organized by Pir Mehr Ali Shah of Agriculture University, Rawalpindi, as well as in the Autumn Flower Show held at Rose and Jasmine Garden arranged by Capital Development Authority […]

FBISE amends policy – Federal Board of Intermediate & Secondary Education FBISE Islamabad

FBISE amends policy – Federal Board of Intermediate & Secondary Education FBISE Islamabad ISLAMABAD – In order to avoid the litigation process, the Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (FBISE) on Tuesday changed its policies applicable to the change of students’ names, fathers’ names and other corrections in the Matriculation and Intermediate certificates. Earlier, students used to […]

FDE plans teachers’ training from Dec 1

FDE plans teachers’ training from Dec 1 ISLAMABAD – Federal Directorate of Education (FDE), in collaboration with the Norwegian government, is planning to conduct a training session for 400 school teachers. A senior official of FDE told Pakistan Today that the training session would be started under Child Friendly Inclusive Training Programme, a joint venture of Norway […]

HEC workshop for QAU heads of departments

HEC workshop for QAU heads of departments ISLAMABAD – A two-day strategic planning workshop for the heads of departments of the Quaid-i Azam University (QAU) started here on Tuesday. The workshop is being organised by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) under its Modern University Governance Programme for University Management. As many as 30 heads of departments, senior […]

Annual evening with Shifa residents

Annual evening with Shifa residents ISLAMABAD – Shifa International Hospital (SIH) has emerged as the best place for postgraduate medical education, mainly due to its state-of-the-art medical facilities and job training opportunities for doctors who want to enhance their education and professional capabilities up to an international standard while staying in Pakistan. This was stated by College […]

HEC, councils decide to change entry test system

HEC, councils decide to change entry test system ISLAMABAD – The Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) of the Higher Education Commission organised on Tuesday a meeting of all professional/accreditation councils here at the commission’s secretariat at which it was agreed that the entry test system should be reviewed to have a common testing system for each discipline. The […]

Medical college being moved to NIH – Federal Medical and Dental College FMDC Islamabad

Medical college being moved to NIH – Federal Medical and Dental College FMDC Islamabad ISLAMABAD – While inflicting a huge loss to the national exchequer, the management of Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) has shifted the Federal Medical College to the National Institute of Health after millions of rupees were spent to set up that major health […]

Children’s Literature Festival a roaring success

Children’s Literature Festival a roaring success LAHORE – The first of its kind Children’s Literature Festival (CLF) was held at the Children’s Library Complex, on November 25 and 26. The two-day festival, which brought together over fifteen thousand students from all over the country, featured a stellar programme which included readings and storytelling by popular children’s writers, […]

Hospitals to remain on alert during Muharram: Health Dpt

Hospitals to remain on alert during Muharram: Health Dpt Lahore – The Punjab Health Department has issued instructions to all Executive District Officers (EDOs) (H) in Punjab, principals of autonomous medical institutions and Medical Superintendents of teaching, District Headquarters (DHQ) as well as Tehsil Headquarter (THQ) hospitals to ensure round-the-clock treatment facilities for the participants of processions […]

Free Chishti campaigners to knock on Indian High Commission’s door

Free Chishti campaigners to knock on Indian High Commission’s door KARACHI – A delegation of students and teachers will visit the Indian High Commission on Thursday to submit a resolution demanding the immediate release of a Pakistani professor detained in an Indian jail. The delegation will include members of the Pakistan Society for Microbiology (PSM), Karachi University […]

Top debaters visit Punjab University -University of the Punjab Lahore Pakistan

Top debaters visit Punjab University -University of the Punjab Lahore Pakistan LAHORE: (November 30, 2011): A students’ delegation, who secured top positions in debating contests, visited the Punjab University on Monday.   Addressing the students in the auditorium of School of Biological Sciences, Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran said knowledge was the headspring of power and […]

French Teachers Training Workshop

French Teachers Training Workshop The Faculty and the students of the Department of French are participating in a 3 days Teachers Training Workshop, from 28th -30th November 2011. Prof. Alex Cormanski from France will be conducting the workshop and will be focusing on the use of pedagogical aspects of dramatic techniques to practice oral expression in language class. The […]

PU students shine in CM debate contest – University of the Punjab Lahore Pakistan

PU students shine in CM debate contest – University of the Punjab Lahore Pakistan LAHORE: (November 30, 2011): Punjab University students have bagged positions in the Chief Minister Punjab debating contests (postgraduate level) at divisional level. Syed Ghulam Mohy-ud-Din of Institute of Communication Studies clinched first while Rakia Tariq of Institute of Administrative Sciences stood third position. […]

Permanent suspension of NATO supply, start of army training demanded in PU senior faculty members’ meeting

Permanent suspension of NATO supply, start of army training demanded in PU senior faculty members’ meeting LAHORE: (November 30, 2011): Punjab University Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran, on Monday, chaired a special meeting of deans, heads of departments and senior teachers at the Al-Raazi Hall of Centre for Undergraduate Studies and strongly condemned the NATO aerial […]

HEC approves Rs 152.237m grant for FJWU hostel

HEC approves Rs 152.237m grant for FJWU hostel RAWALPINDI: Higher Education Commission (HEC) has approved Rs152.237 million for the construction of girls’ hostel of Fatima Jinnah Women University (FJWU) at its city campus. The University’s management has received the administrative approval from HEC. With the availability of funds, the hostel capacity would increase from 776 […]