Monthly Archives: February, 2013

Teachers urged to become role model for students – International Islamic University, Islamabad (IIUI)

Teachers urged to become role model for students – International Islamic University, Islamabad (IIUI) ISLAMABAD – Prof Dr Ahmad Yousif Al-Draiweesh, President International Islamic University, Islamabad (IIUI) on Wednesday said teachers should present themselves as a role model to the students. Addressing to the faculty members of the varsity on the commencement of summer semester 2013, […]

Scholarships for students – International Islamic University, Islamabad (IIUI)

Scholarships for students – International Islamic University, Islamabad (IIUI) ISLAMABAD – First meeting of Institutional Scholarships Award Committee of the International Islamic University, Islamabad (IIUI) was held at the new campus of the university. Prof. Dr. Ahmad Yousif Al-Draiweesh presided over the meeting while Shoaib Murad, Director Scholarship, Higher Education Commission (HEC), Islamabad, Hajira Sohail, Project […]

Substandard syringes use in DHQ Hospital Rawalpindi poses threats

Substandard syringes use in DHQ Hospital Rawalpindi poses threats RAWALPINDI – Use of substandard syringes in DHQ Hospital has triggered grave concern among the patients. The syringes being used in the hospital have not been approved by Drug Testing Laboratory (DTL) despite the fact that a battalion of pharmacists are employed in the hospital and […]

Researchers acquiring new technologies: Chairperson HEC Dr Javaid R Laghari

Researchers acquiring new technologies: Chairperson HEC Dr Javaid R Laghari ISLAMABAD – Chairperson HEC Dr Javaid R Laghari has said that under Post-Doctoral Fellowship Programme of Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistani scholars are acquiring new technologies and knowledge from academically advanced countries. According to a press release, the Chairperson HEC remarked that as per program, Pakistani […]

Mafia grabs vast tract of land of 18 state-run schools

Mafia grabs vast tract of land of 18 state-run schools RAWALPINDI – Land mafia has illegally occupied land property costing billion of rupees in respect of 18 state-run schools in Rawalpindi city due to negligence of district administration. Despite clear directives from the chief minister Punjab Mian Shahbaz Sharif for recovery of the land from […]

Hamdard University signs MoU with Chinese varsity

Hamdard University signs MoU with Chinese varsity KARACHI – Hamdard University, Karachi singed an MoU with Hunan University of China on the second day of Third Hamdard International Unani Medicine Conference tittles as “Unani Medicine: Education and Research Issues and Challenges” held at Madinat al-Hikmah. Under this MOU, both universities will exchange research, curricula and […]

Government College University Photography Club holds photography workshop

Government College University Photography Club holds photography workshop LAHORE – The Government College University Photography Club has organised a one-day workshop on basic photography skills. Agha Rizwan Ali, an eminent photographer and an old Ravian, conducted the workshop provided the students technical information about the capacity and usage of different cameras. Agha Rizwan emphasized on bringing […]

Job fair held at Lahore College for Women University (LCWU)

Job fair held at Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) LAHORE – the Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) organised first ever job fair here on Wednesday. The job fair was inaugurated by Punjab governor’s wife. She visited various stalls along with LCWU Vice Chancellor Sabiha Mansoor. On the occasion, she said, “Empowering women means assuring […]

Licence made compulsory for blood banks

Licence made compulsory for blood banks LAHORE – Punjab Health Parliamentary Secretary Dr Saeed Elahi has said that the government has made licence compulsory for blood banks to ensure transfusion of healthy blood. Chairing a meeting of Punjab Blood Transfusion Authority (PBTA) on Wednesday, he said the decision would help eradication of fatal diseases like […]

Rescuers exhibit life-saving art

Rescuers exhibit life-saving art LAHORE – Founding Director General 1122 Dr Rizwan Naseer on Wednesday said that the 1122 equipped with modern techniques and equipments to meet the future challenges, has become the largest emergency humanitarian organisation of the country. Naseer said during the detailed briefing session on the Punjab Emergency Service (Rescue 1122) for […]

Pollen monitoring devices installed in Islamabad

Pollen monitoring devices installed in Islamabad ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has installed pollen monitoring devices prior to spring in various sectors of the capital, including H8, E8, F8, G7 and I10. PMD Chief Meteorologist Dr Ghulam Rasool said, “Spring generally initiates during March in Islamabad and the pollen concentrations increases gradually with the […]

Government decides to form separate directorate for Model Colleges

Government decides to form separate directorate for Model Colleges ISLAMABAD: Employees of the Islamabad Model Colleges and members of the Schools Employees Welfare Association (SEWA) said that the government’s decision to form a separate directorate for model colleges would help strengthen the system of education in Islamabad. The employees hailed the idea of having a […]

Kinnaird College Lahore celebrated its 76th Convocation

Kinnaird College Lahore  celebrated its 76th Convocation LAHORE: Kinnaird College celebrated its 76th Convocation on Wednesday at the Amphitheater. Caroline Best. The great great granddaughter of Lord Arthur and Lady Mary Kinnaird was the chief guest on the occasion. Lady Kinnaird is one of the founders of KC and the college is named after the […]

University of Karachi announces Occupational Therapy result

University of Karachi announces Occupational Therapy result KARACHI: Karachi University on Wednesday announced the B.Sc. in Occupational Therapy Part-I, Annual Examination 2011. Total numbers of 13 candidates were registered and all of them appeared in the exam; however, only 5 candidates passed, making pass percentage 38.46%. In the exam of B.Sc. in Occupational Therapy Part-II, […]

Diabetics prone to develop peripheral vascular disease National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases NICVD

Diabetics prone to develop peripheral vascular disease National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases NICVD KARACHI: In Pakistan 6.9 million people are affected with diabetes and one out of five people with diabetes will enter a hospital with problems of the feet attributed to the peripheral vessels, warned experts at a seminar arranged at National Institute of Cardiovascular […]