Monthly Archives: June, 2014

Special summer classes in Rawalpindi colleges

Special summer classes in Rawalpindi colleges RAWALPINDI: On the directives Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, special classes would be arranged during the summer vacation in all the colleges of the city and other districts. Following the directions of the CM, all major colleges of the city and other major colleges of the region have been […]

Turkish contribution to education in Pakistan hailed

Turkish contribution to education in Pakistan hailed ISLAMABAD: Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) Chief Commissioner Jawad Paul has lauded the Turkish contribution for education in Pakistan terming it a great service by the brotherly country.Turkey is supporting quality education in our country which would have a lasting and positive impact on millions of lives and society […]

Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) providing free education to 1.5m needy students

Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) providing free education to 1.5m needy students RAWALPINDI: Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) was providing the facility of free education to around 1.5 million needy students in 36 district of the province, said the Foundation’s Managing Director Dr. Aneela Salman on Friday. Addressing a seminar on education here, she said the foundation […]

AIOU to introduce PhD degree in mass communication

AIOU to introduce PhD degree in mass communication ISLAMABAD: The Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) would introduce its PhD degree in mass communication from the upcoming Semester, Autumn 2014. A PhD degree in shariah would also be offered from the same semester, besides PhD in Islamic studies, chemistry, and Pakistani languages, this information was given […]

Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) organises seminar on safe blood transfusion

Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) organises seminar on safe blood transfusion ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) on Wednesday arranged a seminar in connection with ‘World Blood Donor Day’, which is to be observed on June 14.Speaking on the occasion, Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) Secretary Faridullah Khan said that the […]

Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) to hold int’l woman and child health conference

Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) to hold int’l woman and child health conference ISLAMABAD: The Mother and Child Health (MCH) centre of Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) has planned to hold a two-day International conference on women and child health from September 12.The objective of the conference is to bring together leading experts […]

HEC bailout package- Immediate bailout package for HEC sought

HEC bailout package- Immediate bailout package for HEC sought Peshawar: In view of the serious financial constraints and lack of faculty in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s public sector universities, members of the standing committees of Senate and provincial assembly on higher education and vice-chancellors of difference varsities Thursday urged the government to enhance the recurrent budget of […]

Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) asked to stop registering colleges

Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) asked to stop registering colleges Peshawar: A number of students from Khyber Medical College Peshawar have asked the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) to stop registering private medical colleges that lack basic requirements like faculty, hospitals, laboratories and equipment. Speaking at news conference at the Peshawar Press Club […]

Govt universities appointments – SHC stays key appointments in govt universities

Govt universities appointments – SHC stays key appointments in govt universities Karachi: The Sindh High Court on Friday restrained the Universities and Board secretary and others from finalising the appointment of the registrar, director finance and controller examinations of different public sector universities in the province till further orders. The interim order came on a […]

Sindh University launches mini hospital

Sindh University launches mini hospital Karachi: The Sindh University has launched its comprehensive health care facility (Mini Hospital) for women & children; which has started operational activities after it was inaugurated by the vice-chancellor Prof. Dr. Nazir A. Mughal & Divisional Commissioner Hyderabad Jamal Mustafa Syed here on Friday. The keys of ambulance provided by the […]

USAID awards scholarships to Sindh students

USAID awards scholarships to Sindh students Karachi: United States Agency for International Development (USAID) awarded scholarships to 102 students enrolled in Associated Diploma in Education (ADE) and Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) (Hons) programmes in Sindh as part of the $165 million Pakistan Reading Project. USAID provincial Director for Sindh and Balochistan Leon S Waskin also […]

Over 850 schools in Thatta, Sujawal closed

Over 850 schools in Thatta, Sujawal closed Thatta: Out of 3,226 girls and boys primary schools, more than 850 are closed in nine talukas of Thatta and Sujawal districts and those operational are also not up to the mark. These primary educational institutions identified as ‘closed schools’ are located in 55 union councils of talukas […]

NEB exam must for medical graduates from Cuba:Pakistan Medical & Dental Council PM&DC PMDC

NEB exam must for medical graduates from Cuba:Pakistan Medical & Dental Council PM&DC PMDC Islamabad: The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council has declared that those who have secured medical degrees from Cuba will have to qualify the National Examination Board (NEB) examination for registration with it. “The PMDC licensing examination through the National Examination Board […]

Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) upgrades its website

Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) upgrades its website Islamabad: Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has further upgraded its official website on modern lines, incorporating in it new mechanism of international standard to meet the growing needs of its 1.3 million students. The website is unique and unprecedented in colours and shape containing relevant information relating […]

Punjab University Lahore at 1,613 in world ranking, PA told

Punjab University Lahore at 1,613 in world ranking, PA told Lahore: The University of Punjab stands at number 1613 in the ranking of world varsities whereas in Asia, it is on 250th number. This was the revelation made on the floor of the Punjab Assembly during the question hour session which was related with the Higher […]