Monthly Archives: February, 2014

Court orders Google to remove anti-Islam film from YouTube

Court orders Google to remove anti-Islam film from YouTube Google Inc was ordered by a U.S. federal appeals court to remove an anti-Islamic film that had sparked protests in the Middle East from its YouTube website. By a 2-1 vote, a panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected Google’s assertion that the […]

Punjab University Director Quality Enhancement Cell (QEC) Prof Dr Aamir Ijaz delivers lecture at LCWU

Punjab University Director Quality Enhancement Cell (QEC) Prof Dr Aamir Ijaz  delivers lecture at LCWU LAHORE: Punjab University Director Quality Enhancement Cell (QEC) Prof Dr Aamir Ijaz delivered a lecture on “Self Assessment Procedure” at Lahore College for Women University (LCWU). In this occasion LCWU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Sabiha Mansoor, Deans, Heads of different faculties […]

Seminar on Majeed Amjad and Contemporary Poets at Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS

Seminar on Majeed Amjad and Contemporary Poets  at Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS In the first half of the event, Dr. Nasir Abbas Nayyer studied in his paper, the nature of melancholy in Majeed Amjad’s poetry. Dr. Rauf Parekh analysed the linguistic aspects of Amjad’s poems, written during the last six years of his life […]

MGSHSS Wins Top Trophy at the LUMS Annual Games

MGSHSS Wins Top Trophy at the LUMS Annual Games The second LUMS Annual Games kicked off with a blast this year with a fun filled opening ceremony in which the LUMS faculty was pitted against the LUMS boys’ volleyball team in an exhibition match. This year was even better than the last, with the students […]

LUMS and MCB Ink the Deal for a Cashless Campus

LUMS and MCB Ink the Deal for a Cashless Campus The Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) and MCB Bank Ltd (MCB) signed an MoU to transform LUMS into a ‘cashless’campus on February 24. The project will showcase MCB Lite – the world’s 1st socially connected mobile wallet– specially designed to provide digital payments convenience […]

Saad Rafique Discusses Revitalisation of Pakistan Railways at Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS

Saad Rafique Discusses Revitalisation of Pakistan Railways at Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS Faculty at the Suleman Dawood School of Business (SDSB) has voluntarily provided its services for revitalising the turn-around of Pakistan Railways, for which Khawaja Saad Rafique, Federal Minister Pakistan Railways visited LUMS on February 21, 2014 for an interactive session with the […]

CASM and PMS Arrange Lecture on Modelling of Epidemics – Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS

CASM and PMS Arrange Lecture on Modelling of Epidemics – Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS The Centre for Advanced Studies in Mathematics (CASM) at LUMS and the Punjab Mathematical Society (PMS) arranged a Public Lecture at UET Lahore on February 22, 2014. This was the first of a series of lectures planned as a joint […]

Damaging Lady Willingdon Hospital : Punjab government issued notice on contempt petition

Damaging Lady Willingdon Hospital : Punjab government issued notice on contempt petition LAHORE: Justice Abdus Sattar Asghar of the Lahore High Court on Monday issued a notice to the Punjab government on a contempt of court petition for allegedly making construction on the demolished portion of Lady Willingdon Hospital with an aim to construct a […]

Revolutionary programmes underway for youth empowerment

Revolutionary programmes underway for youth empowerment LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif said that the government is implementing revolutionary programmes for the empowerment of the youth, and that every effort will be made to make Punjab a model province. Discussing development projects and uplift programmes with Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar at the Governor’s House on […]

Around 20,000 book lovers get Readers Club membership

Around 20,000 book lovers get Readers Club membership ISLAMABAD: The National Book Foundation (NBF) has taken a number of steps to inculcate book-reading habit among the masses, and in its recent drive of reviving the Readers Club Scheme, around 20,000 book lovers got the club membership cards. Under this scheme, members can purchase books of […]

Inter-collegiate competitions starts at Islamabad Model College for Girls (IMCG)

Inter-collegiate competitions starts at Islamabad Model College for Girls (IMCG) ISLAMABAD: Inter collegiate competition started here on Tuesday at Islamabad Model College for Girls (IMCG) Post Graduate (PG) F-7/4 under the supervision of college student council. On the first day, competitions of Qirat, Naat, Fresh flowers and Dry Flowers arrangements were held among students of 12 […]

Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) makes efforts for promoting country’s languages

Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) makes efforts for promoting country’s languages ISLAMABAD: Chairman, Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) Abdul Hameed said concrete efforts were being made to promote languages being spoken in the country. Talking in a meeting with a delegation of writers from Gilgit-Baltistan which called on him here, he said it was prime responsibility […]

5-day anti-polio drive continues successfully

5-day anti-polio drive continues successfully RAWALPINDI: District Health Officer Dr Khalid Randhawa on Monday said that the five-day anti-polio immunisation campaign, which started on Monday, continues in the entire district in a successful manner. He said that under the drive, more than 230,000 children had so far been administered the anti-polio vaccine. He said that […]

Pakistan Museum of Natural History (PMNH) prepares documentary on whale shark

Pakistan Museum of Natural History (PMNH) prepares documentary on whale shark ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Museum of Natural History (PMNH) has prepared an informative and educational documentary on whale shark, which will be made public in the last week of February. The documentary film shows the story about how this huge fish was found by the fishermen […]

Role of culture in theory and practice

Role of culture in theory and practice Until local identities are ensconced with theory and data, the fruits, if any, of globalisation shall not reach the marginalised whose ideas, values and belief systems are ignored and often suppressed during the course of development projects Courtesy: Dr Ejaz Hussain The discourse on identity, or lack of […]