Monthly Archives: May, 2013

Law Faculty presents at Harvard Workshop held in India – Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS

Law Faculty presents at Harvard Workshop held in India – Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS Dr. Osama Siddique, Associate Professor, Department of Law & Policy, participated in an academic workshop on comparative constitutional law on May 25, 2013 in New Delhi, India. The workshop was envisioned and arranged by the Harvard University South Asia Institute […]

SDSB Launches LUMS Business Review – The Design Issue – Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS

SDSB Launches LUMS Business Review – The Design Issue – Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS LUMS Business Review (LBR) is an official club for MBA students at LUMS. This year, LBR ended a 7 year hiatus and released the club’s flagship magazine. The current publication (released May 23, 2013 and available at the Suleman Dawood […]

Dr. Sohail Naqvi to Join Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS as its Next VC

Dr. Sohail Naqvi to Join Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS as its Next VC In an announcement made today by the Rector of the Lahore Univeristy of Management Sciences (LUMS), Mr. Abdul Razak Dawood, the next Vice Chancellor of the university will be Dr. Sohail Naqvi who will assume office on July 1, 2013. Dr. […]

Punjab University Lahore employees promoted

Punjab University Lahore employees promoted LAHORE: Five senior clerks of Punjab University working at various departments have been promoted as assistants on seniority-cum-fitness basis. In this regard, a ceremony was held at committee room of Vice Chancellor’s office to distribute promotion orders among the employees including Muhammad Suleman, Mehtab Akhtar, Azhar Saeed, Shahid Nazir and […]

Students to have vacations from June 1 – Federal Directorate of Education (FDE)

Students to have vacations from June 1 – Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) ISLAMABAD: Students of educational institutions run by Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) will have summer vacations from June 1 due to the scorching heat. According to the notification issued by the Ministry of Capital Administration and Development (CAD), the summer vacations will start […]

Use sunglasses to protect eyes from UV rays

Use sunglasses to protect eyes from UV rays ISLAMABAD: The use of sunglasses is increasing in the summer among the people to save them from unprotected exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays, which could increase the risk of developing cataracts and damaging the retina, leading to total blindness. “People should know that UV damage […]

LSE imparts financial literacy to students of 100 universities, colleges – UMT students say they learnt a lot about the financial system of the country by undergoing this three-day training session

LSE imparts financial literacy to students of 100 universities, colleges – UMT students say they learnt a lot about the financial system of the country by undergoing this three-day training session LAHORE: Financial literacy can help revive the declining economy of Pakistan and training students could contribute a great deal. Student education on market mechanism and […]

Another 1400 fall prey to gastro

Another 1400 fall prey to gastro LAHORE: At least 1,400 new gastroenteritis patients have admitted in different government and private hospitals of the city during the last 24 hours on Wednesday. Sources said that around 131 gastro patients were admitted to Children’s Hospital, Services Hospital has received 180 new cases, 134 new patients were admitted […]

LHC seeks Punjab government report over measles

LHC seeks Punjab government report over measles LAHORE: Justice Muhammad Khalid Mehmood Khan of Lahore High Court ordered the Punjab health department to submit a detailed report about the measures taken to control measles epidemic during the last three years. Seeking the report by June 11, the judge directed the provincial health department to take […]

University of Karachi cancels 12 admissions on fake degrees

University of Karachi cancels 12 admissions on fake degrees KARACHI: Director Admission Committee, University of Karachi, Prof Dr Khalid Iraqi has cancelled the admissions of 12 candidates whose mark-sheets were found bogus after verification by the Board of Intermediate Education Karachi. Resultantly, the admissions of a dozen aspiring students for honors programme 2013 stood cancelled […]

PMA Sindh opposes medical college at Shaheed Mohatarma Benazir Bhutto Medical University SMBBMU

PMA Sindh opposes medical college at Shaheed Mohatarma Benazir Bhutto Medical University SMBBMU KARACHI: Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) has strongly opposed launching of evening classes at Chandka Medical College (CMC) Larkana run under Shaheed Mohatarma Benazir Bhutto Medical University. In a statement on Wednesday, President PMA Sindh Dr Samrina Hashmi said establishing evening college at SMBBMU […]

A delegation of National School of Public Policy (NSPP) visited the GC University Lahore

A delegation of National School of Public Policy (NSPP) visited the GC University Lahore A delegation of National School of Public Policy (NSPP) visited the GC University Lahore and met with Vice Chancellor GCU Prof Dr Muhammad Khaleeq-ur-Rahman at the University’s Syndicate Committee Room. The NSPP delegation comprising participants of 98th Management Course discussed with […]

Punjab Educational / Examination Boards Committee of Chairmen (PBCC) agrees to conduct inter exams in April

Punjab Educational / Examination Boards Committee of Chairmen (PBCC) agrees to conduct inter exams in April Lahore: The Punjab Boards Committee of Chairmen (PBCC) has unanimously agreed to shift intermediate annual examinations from May to first week of April – to save students from unbearable hot weather – from next year. Responding to students’ problems resulting […]

Government College University Lahore Debating Society (GCUDS) won declamation

Government College University Lahore Debating Society (GCUDS) won declamation Lahore: Government College University Lahore Debating Society (GCUDS) has won the All Pakistan Bilingual Declamation Contest 2013 organised by Allama Iqbal Medical College (AIMS). GCUDS President Saad-ul-Hassan was announced the best Urdu orator of the contest, while GCU student Khwaja Yaseen secured the third position in the […]

Punjab Textbook Board moves against Punjab caretaker chief minister Sethi

Punjab Textbook Board moves against Punjab caretaker chief minister Sethi LAHORE – The Lahore High Court on Monday issued a notice to the Punjab government and other respondents on a petition challenging the order of Punjab caretaker chief minister refraining Punjab Textbook Board from participating in the bids for development of manuscripts of textbooks. The court […]