Monthly Archives: June, 2012

β-Catenin Regulates Telomerase in Stem Cells and Cancer Cells

β-Catenin Regulates Telomerase in Stem Cells and Cancer Cells New insights from stem cell research could possibly lead to new approaches for the treatment of human tumors. Scientists at the Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics in Freiburg have gained important insights for stem cell research, which are also applicable to human tumors, and […]

Extinctions Due to Habitat Loss are Proportional to the Area Destroyed

Extinctions Due to Habitat Loss are Proportional to the Area Destroyed While studying extinction threat due to habitat loss, scientists found that the relationship between geographic area and richness of species primarily depends on the mean size of species’ geographic ranges. As human encroachment continues to shrink the habitable area for other animal species, a […]

Examining Microbes to Better Understand Their Role in Health and Diet

Examining Microbes to Better Understand Their Role in Health and Diet Harvard researchers are working to identify the mysterious microbes living in our intestines, hoping to better understand how the bacteria that live within us affect the drugs we take and the foods we eat. Without the bacteria that live in our intestines, a drug […]

260 colleges in Sindh to get computer labs

260 colleges in Sindh to get computer labs KARACHI: Various educationists, computer science teachers and government representatives gathered at a seminar held at the Sindh Madressatul Islam University on Friday to discuss the revival of information technology in educational institutions in Sindh. Sana Memon, a computer science lecturer at the Govt Degree College, Qasimabad, Hyderabad, […]

Exam boycott at Sindh University on disputed VC’s return

Exam boycott at Sindh University on disputed VC’s return HYDERABAD: The vice-chancellor of Sindh University, Prof Nazir A. Mughal, who had been sent on forced leave three months ago made a comeback on Friday even though a protest by teachers and students against him continues. Soon after Prof Mughal resumed his duties, members of the Sindh […]

Steps to curb YDA Carrot of talks gives way to stick of action

Steps to curb YDA Carrot of talks gives way to stick of action LAHORE: The provincial health department has come up with stringent measures to prevent importunate doctors from prolonging their protest. It has asked the heads of the major hospitals in the provincial capital to manage at least 78 doctors each for appointment at […]

LUMS SDSB Faculty Publishes in International Journal – Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS Lahore

LUMS SDSB Faculty Publishes in International Journal – Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS Lahore Dr. Abdul Karim Khan, Faculty, Suleman Dawood School of Business (SDSB) co-authored a paper with Dr. Samina Quratulain, Faculty, SDSB and Jonathan R.Crawshaw, Professor, Aston University, which has been published in the “Journal of Business and Psychology.” The paper is titled […]

Summer Internships at the LUMS CS Department – Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS

Summer Internships at the LUMS CS Department – Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS The Department of Computer Science at the Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering is offering summer internship programmes to students to engage them productively, gain relevant experience and to help them explore new research areas. The two month long internships […]

M.Com. Part-I & II (3½ Years Programme) 1st Annual Examination 2012 – University of the Punjab PU Lahore

M.Com. Part-I & II (3½ Years Programme) 1st Annual Examination 2012 – University of the Punjab PU Lahore It is hereby notified that Admission Forms & Fee for M.Com. Part-I & II (3½ Years Programme) 1st Annual Examination 2012 will be received according to schedule below. With Single Fee 16-07-2012 With Double Fee 19-07-2012 Note:- The Commencement Date of […]

M.B.A. Part-I & II (3½ Years Programme) 1st Annual Examination 2012 – University of the Punjab

M.B.A. Part-I & II (3½ Years Programme) 1st Annual Examination 2012 – University of the Punjab It is hereby notified that Admission Forms & Fee for M.B.A. Part-I & II (3½ Years Programme) 1st Annual Examination 2012 will be received according to schedule below. With Single Fee 16-07-2012 With Double Fee 19-07-2012 Note:- The Commencement Date of Examinations […]

Young doctors’ strike challenged in Lahore High Court LHC

Young doctors’ strike challenged in Lahore High Court LHC Refusal of young doctors to serve in the hospitals and subsequent launch of strike has been challenged in the Lahore High Court. The petitioner, Advocate Azhar Siddiq, bears the stance that the strike launched by young doctors is against the spirit of fundamental rights and also negates […]

Punjab University Academic Staff Association (PUASA) welcomes release of university funds

Punjab University Academic Staff Association (PUASA) welcomes release of university funds Punjab University Academic Staff Association (PUASA) has thanked PML-N President Mian Nawaz Sharif for slating delay in the release of funds for the universities and Prime Minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf for taking notice of the issue and ordering the finance ministry to immediately release the […]

Medical facilities lacking at basic health units (BHUs): FAFEN

Medical facilities lacking at basic health units (BHUs): FAFEN LAHORE – Medical equipment and facilities including stretchers, wheelchairs, sterilizers, oxygen tents, labour rooms and mini laboratories were lacking at a number of basic health units (BHUs) monitored in May. Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) governance monitors who visited 132 BHUs in 85 districts reported […]

King Edward Medical University (KEMU) teachers’ body poll annulled

King Edward Medical University (KEMU) teachers’ body poll annulled LAHORE – Declaring the King Edward Medical University (KEMU) Medical Teachers Association elections held in his absence as null and void, Vice Chancellor Prof Assad Aslam has announced a fresh ballot on July 31. Some faculty members elected the association office-bearers ‘unopposed’ without any official notification and […]

Punjab University has awarded PhD degrees to seven PhD scholars in different subjects.

Punjab University has awarded PhD degrees to seven PhD scholars in different subjects. LAHORE  – Hafiza Rizwana Kausar d/o Muhammad Hussain has been awarded a PhD degree in the subject of Mathematics after the approval of her thesis titled “Some Aspects of Dark Energy and Gravitational Collapse in f (R) Theory”. Similarly, Muhammad Akmal Rahim s/o […]