Monthly Archives: January, 2013

Transplant Recipient Says New Arms ‘Amazing’ (watch video report)

Transplant Recipient Says New Arms ‘Amazing’ (watch video report) This page requires Adobe Flash Player A U.S. soldier who lost all four limbs in Iraq was released from a hospital near Washington Tuesday after a rare double arm transplant. Brendan Marrocco, 26, told reporters it is “amazing” to have arms again after losing them to […]

Beer’s Bitter Compounds May Result in New Treatments for Diabetes and Other Maladies

Beer’s Bitter Compounds May Result in New Treatments for Diabetes and Other Maladies Using a process called X-ray crystallography, scientists at the University of Washington have determined the precise configuration of humulones, which may result in new pharmaceuticals to treat diabetes, some types of cancer and other maladies. Researchers employing a century-old observational technique have […]

Body’s Natural Inflammatory Response Linked to the Spread of Breast Cancer

Body’s Natural Inflammatory Response Linked to the Spread of Breast Cancer Biomedical engineers at Cornell University have discovered a link between the body’s natural inflammatory response and how malignant breast cancer cells use the bloodstream to metastasize, suggesting that therapeutic approaches targeting cytokine receptors and adhesion molecules on cancer cells may potentially reduce metastatic load […]

Presidential award for University of the Punjab Lahore research journal

Presidential award for University of the Punjab Lahore research journal LAHORE:: Punjab University Faculty of Islamic Studies’ bi-annual academic and research journal “Jihat-ul-Islam” has been awarded with a prize of distinction at national level on the occasion of 12th of Rabi ul Awal 1434 A.H. at 38th National Seerat Conference Islamabad, where distinguished books and […]

University of the Punjab Lahore organizes Milad-un-Nabi (PBUH) seminar

University of the Punjab Lahore organizes Milad-un-Nabi (PBUH) seminar LAHORE: Punjab University Department of Punjabi on Wednesday organized Milad-un-Nabi (PBUH) seminar at Sherani Hall, Old Campus. PU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran presided over the seminar while Principal Oriental College Prof Dr Mazhar Moeen, Chairman Punjabi Department Prof Dr Ismatullah Zahid, Prof Dr Naheed […]

University of the Punjab Lahore student gets foreign scholarship

University of the Punjab Lahore student gets foreign scholarship LAHORE: Punjab University Institute of Chemistry’s MPhil student Mirrah Butt D/o Muhammad Afzaal Butt has been selected for PhD scholarship from Malaysia University, Kuala Lumpur. PU VC Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran has congratulated the student on earning fame for varsity.

Download and View MA/MSc Part-II supplementary 2012 – University of the Punjab issues date sheet – TO BE HELD IN FEBRUARY, 2013

Download and View MA/MSc Part-II supplementary 2012 – University of the Punjab issues date sheet – TO BE HELD IN FEBRUARY, 2013 LAHORE: Punjab University Examinations Department has issued written date sheet for the MA/MSc Part-II supplementary 2012. Download and View MA/MSc Part-II supplementary 2012 – University of the Punjab issues date sheet – TO BE HELD […]

Young Doctors Association (YDA) OPD strike enters 16th day

Young Doctors Association (YDA) OPD strike enters 16th day LAHORE- THE young doctors, under the banner of Young Doctors Association (YDA), Punjab, continued their strike in Out-Patients Departments (OPDs), which entered 16th consecutive day on Wednesday. The sufferings of poor patients are multiplied manifold with every passing day of strike. Meanwhile, the young doctors in Jinnah Hospital […]

hysical remand granted in Punjab Institute of Cardiology (PIC) deaths case

hysical remand granted in Punjab Institute of Cardiology (PIC) deaths case LAHORE – MODEL Town Court’s Magistrate Amir Nazeer Awan on Wednesday granted two-day physical remand of one Nadir Khan Feroze, Deputy Managing Director Efroz Chemicals, accused of showing criminal negligence in production of a medicine which claimed lives of more than 150 cardiac patients registered with […]

Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) develops unified youth network

Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) develops unified youth network Islamabad – The Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) has developed a unified youth network across Pakistan that believes in the fundamental principles of the movement and its underpinning humanitarian values. It will serve as an effective model for youth empowerment where individual volunteers are motivated to change themselves […]

Students, parents differ over use of social media

Students, parents differ over use of social media Islamabad – Whether social media is a waste of time or an effective tool for learning, was the topic, which generated an interesting debate between students and their parents and teachers at an orientation ceremony organised by the Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology (SZABIST). […]

600 students of Rawalpindi division still waiting for laptops

600 students of Rawalpindi division still waiting for laptops Rawalpindi – More than 600 female and male students of the Rawalpindi Division, who obtained more than 70 per cent marks in their final examinations, have still not received laptops, which negates the claims of the Punjab government that this reward has been given to all position-holders […]

No meat a day keeps the doctor away

No meat a day keeps the doctor away PARIS: A vegetarian diet can cut the risk of heart disease by as much as 32 percent, according to a British study published on Wednesday. Researchers who followed more than 44,500 volunteers for about 11 years on average, found vegetarians were significantly less prone to cardiac trouble. […]

Warmer Earth will have less rain: study

Warmer Earth will have less rain: study PARIS: Climate scientists said Wednesday they found evidence to back predictions for a future with lower average rainfall, even though Earth’s past warming episodes had led to more precipitation, not less. Writing in the journal Nature, researchers said they had found proof that global warming caused by Man’s […]

Seminar on ‘Nano-tech’ held

Seminar on ‘Nano-tech’ held ISLAMABAD – A seminar on “Nano technology and Stakeholders in Pakistan” was held here today in which speakers emphasized the importance of Nano technology and said Pakistan should seriously consider developing Nanotechnology manpower in the country.The seminar was jointly organized by Preston Institute of Nano science and Technology (PINSAT) and International […]