Monthly Archives: March, 2014

Earth Hour celebrated in Lahore

Earth Hour celebrated in Lahore LAHORE: World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan (WWF-Pakistan) celebrated WWF’s largest symbolic environmental event Earth Hour across the country in partnership with government offices, educational institutions, hospitals, the Civil Aviation Authority and civil society here on Saturday. The main event in Lahore was held at Qarshi University, with hundreds in attendance. […]

Unblocking YouTube : LHC orders steps to block controversial material

Unblocking YouTube : LHC orders steps to block controversial material LAHORE: A division bench of the Lahore High Court has directed the minister of information and technology to hold a meeting of technical experts to evolve a joint strategy for blocking controversial material from YouTube. The bench nominated technical experts of the private sector and […]

Nawaz announces countrywide movement to enrol every child in school : World pledges $1bn for education in Pakistan

Nawaz announces countrywide movement to enrol every child in school : World pledges $1bn for education in Pakistan Brown says Pakistan needs to stop child marriages, child labour and gender discrimination * Prime minister says education top priority in Vision 2025 ISLAMABAD: UN Secretary general’s Special Envoy on Education Gordon Brown on Saturday announced the […]

Senate Chairman Syed Nayyar Hussain Bukhari for coordinated efforts to eradicate polio

Senate Chairman Syed Nayyar Hussain Bukhari for coordinated efforts to eradicate polio ISLAMABAD: Senate Chairman Syed Nayyar Hussain Bukhari on Saturday stressed the need for coordinated efforts to eradicate the crippling disease of polio from the country.Addressing at the annual convention of Rotary International (RI), he appreciated the remarkable work done by the RI in eradicating […]

Education and Training Minister Balighur Rehman for strengthening Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) exam system, regional network

Education and Training Minister Balighur Rehman for strengthening Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) exam system, regional network ISLAMABAD: Education and Training Minister Balighur Rehman has directed the Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) to further strengthen the examination system and its regional network and improve the standards of education. A five-member delegation of the AIOU, headed by the […]

Higher Education Commission (HEC) emphasises on Minimum Quality Standards (MQS) for improving education

Higher Education Commission (HEC) emphasises on Minimum Quality Standards (MQS) for improving education ISLAMABAD: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) on Monday emphasised on the Minimum Quality Standards (MQS) for improving education across the country.In a meeting with the directors of the colleges, HEC Executive Director Mukhtar Ahmed stated that the HEC was committed to improving the quality […]

Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS Alumnus Wins RC Car Race at Punjab Youth Festival

Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS   Alumnus Wins RC Car Race at Punjab Youth Festival The Punjab Sports Board organised a university-level Remote Control (RC) car race event as part of the Punjab Youth Festival 2014. The event was held at the Punjab Sports Stadium, Lahore on March 15, 2014. More than 10 teams of […]

Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS EMS Programme Joins Ranks of Leading Universities

Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS  EMS Programme Joins Ranks of Leading Universities LUMS Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is a student-run organisation that is responsible for providing pre-hospital care in case of any medical or trauma emergency on campus. The EMS members members have been trained and certified in essential life- saving skills, including BLS […]

Pro Chancellor, LUMS, Syed Babar Ali Meets Faisalabad Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS Alumni

Pro Chancellor, LUMS, Syed Babar Ali  Meets Faisalabad Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS  Alumni The Pro Chancellor, LUMS, Syed Babar Ali met with LUMS alumni based in Faisalabad on March 10, 2014 at Serena Hotel, Faisalabad. The gathering was attended by a large number of alumni; these included Suleman Iqbal (BSc 2009), Ihsan Afzal Khan […]

Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS HRD Arranges Training on General Management Skills

Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS  HRD Arranges Training on General Management Skills The Human Resource Department (HRD) at LUMS organised a customised training sessions on General Management Skills for the staff of the Office of the Registrar (RO) and Department of Electrical Engineering. The training was delivered by Mr. Amir Zahoor Khan of Exelon […]

Radio Show Recording at Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS HR Executive Club

Radio Show Recording at Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS  HR Executive Club Keeping up with the patriotic spirit of March 23, the LUMS HR Executive Club at the Suleman Dawood School of Business (SDSB) collaborated with Icarus Inc. to provide an opportunity to the students to share their feelings, stories and facts about Pakistan […]

NED 22nd convocation – Over 2,000 NED graduates awarded degrees

NED 22nd convocation  – Over 2,000 NED graduates awarded degrees Karachi: Proud students in black gowns and graduation hats with only the different colour borders of their hoods setting them apart posing to capture the significant moment in time in pictures, family members fixing their hats or ties, in the case of boys, the band playing […]

Interviews for Higher Education Commission (HEC) chairman ‘cancelled’ at the eleventh hour

Interviews for Higher Education Commission (HEC) chairman ‘cancelled’ at the eleventh hour Karachi: Interviews for the post of chairman of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) have been suddenly “cancelled”, leaving the 18 candidates reeling from the shock. Besides being an irritation to the candidates, the act of “cancelling” the interviews reflects non-seriousness towards filling the very […]

Sindh Agriculture University Tandojam (SAU) VC resigns

Sindh Agriculture University Tandojam (SAU) VC resigns Hyderabad: Faculty of agricultural engineering Dean Prof Dr Muhammad Saffar Mirjat took over the charge of acting vice-chancellor of Sindh Agriculture University Tandojam (SAU) on Tuesday after resignation submitted by Vice Chancellor Dr A.Q. Mughal, says a notification of the Sindh government. According to a press release issued on […]

Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) tells Chandka Medical College (CMC) Larkana to rectify deficiencies

Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) tells Chandka Medical College (CMC) Larkana to rectify deficiencies Larkana: The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has warned the management of Chandka Medical College (CMC) Larkana to rectify deficiencies pointed out by the council after a visit in December 2013 in the faculty or face action under the PMDC law, […]