Monthly Archives: December, 2013

Free education for out-of-school children – Punjab Education Foundation (PEF)

Free education for out-of-school children – Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) LAHORE: The Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) Chairman Raja Anwar has said that PEF would arrange free school education for mostly out-of-school children in the province during the next six years. He was talking to a seven member delegation comprising heads of various PEF partner schools at […]

752 students awarded degrees – University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS)

752 students awarded degrees – University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) LAHORE: The 5th convocation of the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) was held on Monday. Chancellor/Governor Punjab Muhammad Sarwar presided over the convocation. Degrees were conferred upon 752 graduates, of which 245 DVM, 176 BS (Hons), 89 Pharm-D, eight MBA, four MSc, […]

Old age neither a disease nor a problem

Old age neither a disease nor a problem LAHORE: Old age is neither a disease nor a problem, and older people are an asset to the community but they face number of issues which make their life difficult, this was revealed at the launch of Global Age Watch Index report, at a seminar organised by […]

AIOU to launch MSc degree programmes in remote regions

AIOU to launch MSc degree programmes in remote regions ISLAMABAD: Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) would launch M.Sc degree programme in country’s remote and backward regions, as a part of its ongoing efforts to provide equal accessibility to quality education to all segments of society. This programme would be introduced in physics, chemistry, mass communication, […]

President stresses investment in health, education- Highlights critical role of medical, engineering, IT and social sciences education

President stresses investment in health, education-  Highlights critical role of medical, engineering, IT and social sciences education President stresses investnt in health, education ISLAMABAD: While highlighting the need to invest in the most critical areas of health and education, President Mamnoon Hussain said on Monday that it was imperative to make the country economically prosperous. Addressing […]

140 Pak students to fly to US for fellowship programmes

140 Pak students to fly to US for fellowship programmes ISLAMABAD: As many as 140 students from different universities of the country will leave for the US within a few days for a semester of study at the colleges and universities there under the Global UGRAD fellowship programme, a US Department of State initiative. The […]

Dr Atta approaches IHC for appointment of Higher Education Commission (HEC) head

Dr Atta approaches IHC for appointment of Higher Education Commission (HEC) head ISLAMABAD: Renowned educationist, Founder Chairman of Higher Education Commission (HEC) and President Pakistan Academy of Sciences Prof. Dr Atta-ur-Rahman has filed a writ petition in Islamabad High Court for the appointment of permanent and regular chairperson of HEC without any further delay through a […]