Monthly Archives: January, 2014

Sindh Festival: synonym for renaissance

Sindh Festival: synonym for renaissance The masses were barred from getting an education and so they could neither read nor understand the Bible. The high illiteracy rate of the poor people was exploited by the religious class, which would extort money from them by lying about Biblical commands Pakistan has a 95 percent strong Muslim […]

Iqra University holds 12th convocation

Iqra University holds 12th convocation KARACHI: Iqra University in its 12th convocation conferred degrees to its graduates on Sunday. Distinguished guests including Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan, former chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission of Pakistan, Hunaid Lakhani, Chancellor IU, parents, students and faculty attended the convocation. Degrees were conferred to the students passing out of […]

Job orders to 300 lecturers soon: Nisar Khuhro

Job orders to 300 lecturers soon: Nisar Khuhro KARACHI: Job orders to 300 lecturers who have passed the examination of Sindh Public Service Commission (SPSC) would be given soon and a summary in this regard has already been approved, said Sindh Senior Minister for Education and Literacy Nisar Ahmed Khuhro. In a statement issued on […]

Red Crescent launches basic health unit

Red Crescent launches basic health unit KARACHI: Rafique Ahmed Jafri, Vice Chairman Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS), Sindh on Sunday inaugurated the Basic Health Unit (BHU) in the improvised areas affected by heavy rains and floods. “German Red Cross (GRC) is one of the National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies around the world, which […]

World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan (WWF-Pakistan) holds 16th Annual Travelling Nature Carnival

World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan (WWF-Pakistan)  holds 16th Annual Travelling Nature Carnival LAHORE: The World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan (WWF-Pakistan) in collaboration with Horlicks-GSK Consumer Healthcare Pakistan hosted the 16th Annual Travelling Nature Carnival on Sunday at Jilani Park, formerly known as Racecourse Park. More than 10,000 visitors and students from 80 schools of the city […]

Legal notice has no value in Punjab University land lease issue

Legal notice has no value in Punjab University land lease issue LAHORE: A Punjab University spokesman has said that there is no value of legal notice sent by the Judicial Activism Panel, as the university administration is bound to obey the decision of the PU Syndicate to lease 50 kanals of land. The spokesman said […]

Book on Habib Jalib’s life launched

Book on Habib Jalib’s life launched ISLAMABAD: The launch of a book, Habib Jalib — Rowdad-e-Wafa, highlighting various dimensions of the life of Habib Jalib, was held on Thursday at the National Press Club. The book, written by his son Nasir Jalib, is not only a tribute to the renowned poet of the subcontinent, but […]

1,491 students awarded degrees at 13th convocation of FJWU Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi

1,491 students awarded degrees at 13th convocation of FJWU Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi Punjab governor says serious efforts needed to enrol seven million out-of-school children ISLAMABAD: The 13th Convocation of Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi, was held at the Jinnah Convention Centre on Thursday. Punjab Governor and Fatima Jinnah Women University Chancellor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar […]

PBC and Higher Education Commission (HEC) to streamline accreditation of legal education

PBC and Higher Education Commission (HEC) to streamline accreditation of legal education ISLAMABAD: A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Higher Education Commission (HEC) and Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) at HEC Secretariat on Friday. Both the sides agreed to collaborate for developing policy guidelines to revamp and strengthen the accreditation process of programs in […]

700 students awarded degrees at 6th SEECS-NUST convocation

700 students awarded degrees at 6th SEECS-NUST convocation ISLAMABAD: Around 700 students of School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science – NUST received degrees in the disciplines of Electrical Engineering, Information and Communication Systems Engineering and Information Technology at the 6th Undergraduate Convocation of the School. The convocation was held at the main campus of […]

AIOU to provide free education to dropouts at open schools – 3,000 open schools to be established under the scheme by the end of this year

AIOU to provide free education to dropouts at open schools – 3,000 open schools to be established under the scheme by the end of this year ISLAMABAD: The Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) will provide free education to dropout poor and deserving students under its programme titled ‘Educate a Child Scheme’ through the open schooling system.  […]

Punjab University administration expels six more students

Punjab University administration expels six more students LAHORE: Punjab University administration has expelled six more students for having found guilty of serious breach of the discipline of Punjab University and for violating the laws relating to the Code of Conduct of students and breach of undertakings submitted by them at the time of admission. The expelled […]

Punjab University Directorate of Students Affairs (STC) organizes Interdepartmental Quiz Competition

Punjab University Directorate of Students Affairs (STC) organizes Interdepartmental Quiz Competition LAHORE: Punjab University Directorate of Students Affairs (STC) organized an Interdepartmental Quiz Competition at Centre for Undergraduate Studies Al-Raazi Hall. Almost 26 teams of various departments participated in the competition in which Schoool of Biological Sciences students Ashraf Hashmi and Ayesha Talib got 1st Position, […]

Punjab University Department of Islamic Studies teachers and students get honor

Punjab University Department of Islamic Studies teachers and students get honor LAHORE: Punjab University Department of Islamic Studies faculty members and students in “National Seerat Conference 2014” have shown outstanding performance. Among faculty members Assistant Prof Dr Shahida Parveen in research article on Seerat (Female) while Associate Prof Dr Hameed Ulllah Abdul Qadir in research article […]

Punjab University Hailey College of Banking & Finance (HCBF) Principal and Prof Emeritus Dr Amjad Saeed’s new book published

Punjab University Hailey College of Banking & Finance (HCBF) Principal and Prof Emeritus Dr Amjad Saeed’s  new book published LAHORE: Punjab University Hailey College of Banking & Finance (HCBF) Principal and Prof Emeritus Dr Amjad Saeed’s new book titled “Management: In the Light of Quran” (Edition 2014: Series-I) has been published. The book consists of articles […]