Monthly Archives: June, 2013

Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education BISE Rawalpindi to launch SMS system to facilitate candidates

Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education BISE Rawalpindi to launch SMS system to facilitate candidates RAWALPINDI: The Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education has decided to launch an SMS system to facilitate the students. The roll number slips, registration numbers and date sheet will be sent to the candidates appearing in matric and intermediate examinations through […]

Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) upgrades academic programmes

Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) upgrades academic programmes ISLAMABAD: The Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) is actively engaged in upgrading its academic programmes at all level as per criteria set by the Commonwealth of Learning (COL). This was stated by AIOU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Nazir Ahmed Sangi while presiding over a workshop on `self-review verification […]

PCTN to be launched at National University of Science and Technology (NUST) tomorrow

PCTN to be launched at National University of Science and Technology (NUST) tomorrow ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Chapter of Talloires Network would be launched at the National University of Science and Technology (NUST) tomorrow (Monday) for coaxing higher education institutions playing their indispensable role toward community development. The chapter is all set to emerge as the regional […]

10th Malaysian education expo begins in Karachi

10th Malaysian education expo begins in Karachi KARACHI: Malaysia hosts 93,000 foreign students in various higher study programmes that meet international standards, and the target is to reach a 100,000 foreign students soon. Malaysian Consul General Abu Bakar expressed these views while inaugurating the two-day ‘Tenth Study Malaysia Education Exhibition’, here on Saturday. The annual […]

HSS Faculty Publishes Book on Muslim Women in Urban India – Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS

HSS Faculty Publishes Book on Muslim Women in Urban India – Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS Dr. Nida Kirmani, Assistant Professor at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences has recently published a book titled ‘Questioning the Muslim Woman – Identity and Insecurity in an Urban Indian Locality.’ Her book is based on her PhD […]

Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS Chemistry Student’s Research Publishes in RCS Journal

Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS  Chemistry Student’s Research Publishes in RCS Journal LUMS Chemistry Department Undergradute, Sikandar Abbas Wattoo’s work has recently been published in a highly prestigious journal “Journal of Materials Chemistry A” of Royal Chemical Society (RCS) and is available online. This year has been very productive for Functional Nanomaterials group at […]

Honour for International Islamic University (IIU) academician

Honour for International Islamic University (IIU) academician Islamabad: An academician from the English Department of International Islamic University (IIU) is conferred upon PhD degree in Sociolinguistics and South Asian Immigrant Fiction. After the successful defence of his PhD dissertation by a panel of distinguished academicians at the National University of Modern Languages (NUML), Muhammad Usman Ghani […]

Out-of-school children: Pakistan ranks second in the world

Out-of-school children: Pakistan ranks second in the world Karachi: Pakistan ranks the second with the most out-of-school children in the world with only Nigeria ahead of it, said a child rights body on Thursday. In its annual report titled ‘The state of Pakistan’s children 2012’, the Society for the Protection of the Rights of the […]

University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore not to raise fees in its budget

University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore not to raise fees in its budget Lahore: Despite financial constraints, University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore has decided not to raise the fee in its budget for the financial year 2013-14. Chairing UVAS syndicate meeting held on Wednesday, Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha said […]

Pakistani truck art reveals cultural identity

Pakistani truck art reveals cultural identity   ISLAMABAD: Truck art has always been popular in Pakistan and often reveals much about regional trends and ethnic aesthetics. Much like billboard painting, another indigenous form of art created in Pakistan is truck painting. The colourful floral patterns and creative depictions of heroes with calligraphy of poetic verses […]

ILO launches research programme on child labour

ILO launches research programme on child labour ISLAMABAD: The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has launched a university research programme on worst forms of child labour in collaboration with seven universities from across the country. The programme was jointly initiated with European Union under ILO project `Combating Abusive Child Labour II (CALC II)’ in which the […]

Dr Fehmida urges breast cancer awareness

Dr Fehmida urges breast cancer awareness ISLAMABAD: After recently being diagnosed with breast cancer, former National Assembly speaker Dr Fehmida Mirza announced joining the Pink Ribbon movement to become the beacon of hope for breast cancer survivors in the country. Breaking the social taboo associated with breast cancer, Dr Fehmida who is a well-known public […]

Research-based competition concludes at Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU)

Research-based competition concludes at Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) ISLAMABAD: A research-based posters/models competition held at the Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) amongst the students of BS/MSc/MPhil and PhD chemistry students concluded on Friday. “AIOU has made great progress towards promotion of science education and earned prestigious name at international level during the last three years,” […]

No end to measles: LHC seeks govt reply

No end to measles: LHC seeks govt reply LAHORE: Justice Muhammad Khalid Mehmood Khan of the Lahore High Court on Friday sought a reply from the Punjab government and the Health Department on an application seeking reasons of failure to control the measles epidemic. The judge directed the two respondents to file their replies until […]

Another 62 measles cases reported in Punjab

Another 62 measles cases reported in Punjab LAHORE: At least 62 new patients of measles were admitted in various hospitals in the provincial metropolis on Friday, raising the number of patients to more than 11,000. Sources said 22 new measles patients were admitted in Children Hospital, while around 18 new patients were brought to Mayo […]