Eid Milad festivity in Lahore

The nation will celebrate Eid Milad on Sunday (today) to rejoice the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), who provided for the deliverance of mankind by bringing the last divine book and final religion to human beings.

On the eve of the occasion, religious organizations and individuals across the country were engaged in last minute rush to complete the preparations for celebrations with traditional spirit and zeal, holding hundreds of seerat conferences, processions and gatherings

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Security plan devised for Lower Dir schools

TIMERGARA: The Lower Dir elementary and secondary education department on Saturday announced a security plan for all the government schools in the district.

According to an official circular issued by the district education officer, male, Hafiz Mohammad Ibrahim, CCTV cameras would be installed at all the schools. It said that no one would be allowed to park any vehicle inside the school building during the classes.

According to the circular, the main gate of the schools would remain

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Directorate of colleges demand Rs 60 million for security

Rawalpindi: Directorate of colleges Rawalpindi division has demanded Rs 60 million from the Provincial Higher Education Department for the security of 97 girls and boys colleges located in the division. Security of Rawalpindi colleges will be tightened by placing barriers and walk through gate on entrances, equipping its guards with metal detectors whereas boundary walls of all colleges will be rise to six feet. In this context, an estimate report is being made and has been sent to provincial

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Emergency alert system for education institutions and hospitals of the capital

ISLAMABAD: The government has decided to introduce a modern emergency alert system in educational institutions and hospitals of the capital. The smart phone based emergency alert system would provide direct contact between the administrations of schools and hospitals and police control, Rescue 15 and concerned police officers. In case of any emergency, principal or security incharge of a school or hospital would just press a button that would be a signal for the police control, concerned SHO,

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University of Peshawar approves faculty appointments

PESHAWAR: The University of Peshawar syndicate has approved appointment of 16 professors, 14 associate professor, 45 assistant professors and 31 lecturers.

The participants also approved appointment of a deputy registrar and a deputy librarian at the 418th meeting of the syndicate on Saturday. It also gave approval to the proceedings of the academic council, affiliations and the study leave committee. The meeting also accorded premature increment for employees of the university from the

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21 Ayub Medical Collegedoctors promoted

ABBOTTABAD: At least 21 senior doctors, including 10 associate professors and nine assistant professors, were promoted in Ayub Medical College (AMC) Abbottabad, a notification said Saturday.

It said the long-awaited meeting of selection board of Ayub Medical College was held on December 26, 2014, with Secretary Health Mushtaq Jadoon in the chair. The selection board has promoted 10 associate professors to the rank of professors, including Dr Muhammad Asif (ENT), Dr Rehan Ahmad

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GCU fertiliser

GOVERNMENT College University (GCU) will commercialise its newly invented Nano Fertiliser that produces healthy food by protecting nutrients and significantly increases the crop yield.

This was stated by GCU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Muhammad Khaleeq-ur-Rahman on Saturday.

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KU announces new date for delayed paper

The controller of examinations at Karachi University announced on Saturday the paper of BCom part-I, originally scheduled for January 1, will now be held on January 17, Saturday.

The exam had been postponed due to a sandstorm which hit the city and has now been rescheduled for January 17, at the same time as before.

Meanwhile, only boys have to appear in the paper for Introduction to Business.

Fee schedule

The KU would collect fee from students selected for

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Steps under way to improve school infrastructure, said Karachi Commissioner

Karachi Commissioner Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui has said steps are being taken to improve the management of government schools to increase their resources and improve the standard of education.

He was speaking during a meeting of the steering committee of the Sindh Education Reform Programme (SERP) at his office on Saturday.

The programme aims to merge 3,479 different schools working in a single building into 680 schools.

Siddiqui said the target for the first phase of the

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Commuters brave 48-hour shutdown of CNG stations

Commuters in the city faced a lot of hardship on Saturday as the Sui Southern Gas Company announced late Friday evening to extend closures of CNG stations across the province for another 24 hours.

All CNG stations in Sindh had already been closed on Friday and private and commercial vehicles, which had last bought fuel on Thursday, were unable to drive on empty gas cylinders.

Most public buses, which have also converted on CNG from diesel fuel, also remained off roads.

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