Monthly Archives: July, 2012

LUMS VC Dr. Adil Najam Appointed to Prestigious UN Body- Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS

LUMS VC Dr. Adil Najam Appointed to Prestigious UN Body- Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS Dr. Adil Najam, the Vice Chancellor of the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) and a leading global expert on climate change and sustainable development, has been nominated by the United Nations Secretary General Mr. Ban Ki-Moon for re-appointment to […]

Tribal areas, K-P: Anti-polio efforts hit more snags

Tribal areas, K-P: Anti-polio efforts hit more snags PESHAWAR: Though millions of rupees have been pumped into the polio vaccination campaign, a large portion of the population in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and adjoining tribal regions remains averse to the vital drops. Donors have been funding the National Research and Development Foundation (NRDF) to convince unwilling parents and […]

Public education: Children with disabilities ‘will go to public schools’

Public education: Children with disabilities ‘will go to public schools’ FAISALABAD: Children with minor disabilities will now be educated at general public schools instead at those run by the Special Education Department, Special Education Secretary Abdullah Sumbal said on Monday. He was speaking at a meeting with the divisional commissioner to review the implementation of […]

Agri university: After hue and cry, appointments made

Agri university: After hue and cry, appointments made ISLAMABAD: Despite all the resistance and inquiries, process of appointment of employees in Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi, has been completed and over 50 newly appointed candidates (against budgetary posts) have submitted their joining reports. So now in case of any objection from the syndicate, they (employees) can […]

Varsity rejects Sindh University Teachers Association (SUTA) statement

Varsity rejects Sindh University Teachers Association (SUTA) statement HYDERABAD: The administration of the University of Sindh rejected on Monday apprehensions expressed by the Sindh University Teachers Association (SUTA) about violence on the Jamshoro campus and said classes would commence as per schedule after summer vacations. It said in a statement that SUTA had tried to create […]

Call to raise public awareness of hepatitis

Call to raise public awareness of hepatitis KARACHI: Pakistan’s first virologist Prof Dr Khalil Chishti has said that worldwide more than 300 million carriers of hepatitis B virus and 270 million carriers of hepatitis C virus are a big threat to the susceptible population, especially from hepatitis C virus for which there is no effective […]

DRA: regulation of medicines or a regulatory fiasco?

DRA: regulation of medicines or a regulatory fiasco? (Remember the death of the countless heart patients earlier this year after taking a poisonous drug dispensed by Punjab Institute of Cardiology? Does anybody know what happened to the companies involved or the families who lost their dear ones? The obvious answer is: nothing happened to any […]

New Vice Chancellor Search Committee constituted to appoint vice chancellors in the universities of Sindh

New Vice Chancellor Search Committee constituted to appoint vice chancellors in the universities of Sindh

Searching for a More Accurate Classification of the Dimensions of Psychopathology

Searching for a More Accurate Classification of the Dimensions of Psychopathology In an effort to more accurately classify the criteria for mental disorders, a newly published study examines neurobiology and the links between risk factors, brain circuits, cognitive processes, and symptoms of mental illness. Ask Assistant Professor of Psychology Joshua Buckholtz to explain his research […]

GC University Lahore has planned to launch two-year MSc in Physical Education

GC University Lahore has planned to launch two-year MSc in Physical Education The GC University Lahore has planned to launch two-year MSc in Physical Education this year and all formal arrangements are being made for initiating the programme under directions from Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Muhammad Khaleeq-ur-Rahman. The admissions to the MSc in Physical Education […]

A delegation of Old Ravians met with GC University Lahore Vice Chancellor Prof. (Meritorious) Dr. Muhammad Khaleeq-ur-Rahman

A delegation of Old Ravians met with GC University Lahore Vice Chancellor Prof. (Meritorious) Dr. Muhammad Khaleeq-ur-Rahman A delegation of Old Ravians met with GC University Lahore Vice Chancellor Prof. (Meritorious) Dr. Muhammad Khaleeq-ur-Rahman and discussed the possible alternative sites for the construction of a bus terminal for Rapid Transit Bus Service. The Vice Chancellor […]

LUMS Faculty Represents Pakistan at IPRYLI, India – Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS

LUMS Faculty Represents Pakistan at IPRYLI, India – Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS Abid Hussain Imam, Assistant Professor, Department of Law & Policy, LUMS was selected for the Asia Society’s India-Pakistan Regional Young Leaders Initiative (IPRYLI) held from July 20-22, 2012 in New Delhi, India. The inaugural class of fellows comprised a group of 12 […]

22 children’s art goes on display

22 children’s art goes on display ISLAMABAD – As many as 22 children including art students displayed a collection of around 200 art pieces in a children art show here Monday. Hunerkada College of Visual and Performing Arts arranged the show, displaying drawing, painting, sculpture, design, ceramic and print making through mediums of watercolour, oil […]

Board of Intermediate Education Karachi BIEK announces Home Economics group results today

Board of Intermediate Education Karachi BIEK announces Home Economics group results today Karachi – The Board of Intermediate Education Karachi will notify the result of Home Economics Group HSC Part-II Annual Examination 2012 on Tuesday (today). This was announced by the Controller of Examinations of the Board of Intermediate Education Karachi, Muhammad Imran Khan Chishti on […]

50pc immunisation injections in public health facilities unsafe

50pc immunisation injections in public health facilities unsafe KARACHI – In connection with the World Hepatitis Day 2012, the Department of Microbiology, University of Karachi in collaboration with the Pakistan Society for Microbiology organised a seminar.The organisers here on Monday said that the moot was entitled ‘Hepatitis C Virus Epidemiology, Genotypic Characterization and their Control […]