Monthly Archives: August, 2013

University of Karachi announces BCom Part II exam result

University of Karachi announces BCom Part II exam result Karachi: The University of Karachi (KU) on Thursday announced the result of BCom Part II and Both Parts (External) Annual Examination 2012. According to order of merit, Mahwish Hussain with 795 marks out of maximum 1,100 was declared first. The second position went to Yumna Nasir […]

Ghalib Library poised for a turnaround

Ghalib Library poised for a turnaround Karachi: It is with great reverence and excitement Naseem Ahmed, a dedicated and long-time staff member at Ghalib Library, unties the bulging black folder. Stored in an old steel grey almirah, the seemingly ordinary folder contains a collection of letters written by such literary luminaries as Marxist intellectual Sibte […]

University of Engineering and Technology UET Peshawar graduates protest on road to demand degrees

University of Engineering and Technology UET Peshawar graduates protest on road to demand degrees Peshawar: The students from the Electrical Communication Department of the Kohat Campus of University of Engineering and Technology Peshawar Wednesday staged protest against the varsity administration for not awarding them degrees. The participants of the rally reached the Peshawar High Court after […]

Governor takes notice of Punjab University harassment case

Governor takes notice of Punjab University harassment case Lahore, Aug 30: Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar has asked the Punjab Higher Education Department to submit a report on an application by a Punjab University (PU) Law College lecturer on harassment charges against PU Vice-Chancellor (VC) Dr Mujahid Kamran. The department had sought comment of the Punjab […]

Sacked Punjab University official held after bid to burn himself

Sacked Punjab University official held after bid to burn himself Lahore: The police on Thursday took into custody a former Punjab University employee when he tried to immolate himself as a protest against his termination and forced vacation of his official residence. PU Establishment Department’s assistant in charge Sardar Muhammad, who was terminated for holding malicious […]

Over 1,200 ghost schools found all over the country

Over 1,200 ghost schools found all over the country Islamabad: A fresh study has revealed that there are 1,205 ghost schools in Pakistan where teachers are getting salaries for ‘promoting literacy’ but no educational activity is taking place at all. The study conducted by third party validation teams hired by the government revealed that ghost […]

Medical colleges of Punjab Pakistan : 4 centres set up for entry test

Medical colleges of Punjab Pakistan : 4 centres set up for entry test RAWALPINDI: Four centres have been established by the district administration for the entry test of medical and dental colleges of Punjab, to be held on September 22. Additional Deputy Commissioner General (ADCG) Muhammad Ali Randhawa said the administration had finalised a comprehensive […]

Sheesha smoking continues unabated in Islamabad

Sheesha smoking continues unabated in Islamabad ISLAMABAD: Terming sheesha smoking injurious to health, the government had banned its use but the practice still continues unabated in some of the cafes and restaurants of the capital. A number of cafes at recreational places like Daman-e-Koh, Pir Sohawa, Rawal Lake and in some posh sectors, including I8, […]

Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) degree holders eligible for jobs

Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU)  degree holders eligible for jobs LAHORE: The Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has rejected the impression that students of the university have been declared ineligible for employment in the Punjab Education Department. According to an AIOU spokesman, there was no statement in the Punjab government’s notification that AIOU students had […]

Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) approves 18-point agenda to promote education

Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU)  approves 18-point agenda to promote education ISLAMABAD: The executive council of the Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has approved an 18-point agenda to promote research and technology-based education. It also adopted a future plan of action to help the government eradicate illiteracy from the country and prepare the youth to […]

School for special children faces shortage of funds, staff

School for special children faces shortage of funds, staff LAHORE: The Children Library Complex (CLC) for the visually, physically and hearing impaired children, Special Heaven, is facing complete ignorance from the government According to sources, the department has been facing a severe shortage of funds. The CLC is also waiting for the approval of educational […]

Hackers attack University of Karachi website

Hackers attack University of Karachi website KARACHI: Official website of the University of Karachi (KU) was partially hacked by Indian hackers on Friday, after which varsity’s communi-cation department suspended the website in a bid to secure all data. According to KU main communication network, hackers succeeded in uploading slogans of ‘Vande Mataram’, and congratulation messages […]

Technical Education Must to end unemployment – GC University Faisalabad

Technical Education Must to end unemployment – GC University Faisalabad Faisalabad: Quality technical education is prerequisite to overcome unemployment, said GC University Faisalabad Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Zakir Hussain. The VC said this while he was chairing a meeting of Directorate of Medical Sciences held in connection with a briefing regarding feasibility of launching first degree programmes […]

Policy to Promote School Education

Policy to Promote School Education Lahore: PROVINCIAL Minister for Finance Mian Mujtaba Shuja ur Rehman has said the Punjab government is pursuing a comprehensive policy for the promotion of school education and Rs 3.5 billion have been provided for the provision of missing facilities in all girls’ schools. Addressing various delegations, Mian Mujtaba Shuja ur […]

Proposal to Name Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Agriculture University Multan after Quaid Rejected

Proposal to Name Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Agriculture University Multan after Quaid Rejected Lahore: THE Punjab Assembly passed the Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Agriculture University Multan Bill on Thursday while the opposition parties walked out, showing strong resistance to naming the university after a political leader instead of some non-controversial national leader like Quaid-e-Azam. The Treasury benches demolished […]