Monthly Archives: June 2012

Foundation stone of new block of Ghotki Cadet College

SUKKUR:13 June: The General Officer Commanding (GOC), Pano Aqil Garrison, laid the foundation stone of the Academic Block and mosque at the Cadet College, Ghotki. Major General Naveed Ahmed GOC Pano Aqil garrison and Chairman Board of Governors of Cadet College, Ghotki, laid the foundation stone of the academic block and mosque in the college. On the occasion, he directed the principal of the college to complete the ongoing projects of the college. Cadet College Principal Professor Naseem Ahmed

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Summer vacation in FDE institutes from June 16

Islamabad: Summer vacation for the students of educational institutions working under Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) will start from June 16 (Saturday).Three months vacation will continue till August 26 to give relief to the students in scorching heat of summer.According to the spokesman of Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD), Rafique Tahir, the holidays were approved by CADD on the proposal of Federal Directorate of Education to announce summer vacation from mid of

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Big 5 – International Building & Construction Show 2012

The Big 5 is the gateway to the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) construction market providing both exhibitors and visitors with the opportunity to conduct serious business with like-minded professionals.

Date: Monday, 5th – Thursday, 8th November 2012
Duration: 4 days
Audience: Trade Professionals
Category: Exhibition
Venue: Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre
Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai
Admission: Online registration

For more than thirty years, The Big 5 has

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260 colleges in Sindh to get computer labs

KARACHI, June 29: Various educationists, computer science teachers and government representatives gathered at a seminar held at the Sindh Madressatul Islam University on Friday to discuss the revival of information technology in educational institutions in Sindh.

Sana Memon, a computer science lecturer at the Govt Degree College, Qasimabad, Hyderabad, suggested some strategic plans to improve the standard of IT education such as holding regular competitions, organising study tours, seminars

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Children do better in mother tongue

LAHORE, June 29: All studies, conducted under surveys, lead to one conclusion that the children whose mother tongue is Seraiki have performed significantly better than other children, says Prof Dr Hafiz Muhammad Iqbal of the Punjab University.

Addressing a seminar (Achievement of students in national assessments: contextual variables and implications for policy and planning) organised by the Dean Faculty of Education, Punjab University, he said all these studies or examinations

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Senior English teachers in Dir seek promotion

TIMERGARA, June 29: Senior English teachers of Lower Dir on Friday held a protest demonstration against the provincial government for not promoting them.

The demonstrators led by chairman of the All Senior English Teachers Association, Lower Dir chapter, Abdul Khaliq, marched from the EDO office to the Timergara Press Club.

Addressing the participants at the press club, Abdul Khaliq, Sahibzada Sadiq Jan and others said that SET cadre had been the back bone in the process of teaching and

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Punjab University Academic Staff Association (PUASA) welcomes release of university funds

Punjab University Academic Staff Association (PUASA) has thanked PML-N President Mian Nawaz Sharif for slating delay in the release of funds for the universities and Prime Minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf for taking notice of the issue and ordering the finance ministry to immediately release the funds.

In a press statement issued on Friday, PUASA President Prof Dr Amir Sarwar said that the government should increase the education budget if it was sincere in solving national problems.


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Lok Virsa to start three-month training workshops of master artisans

ISLAMABAD: Lok Virsa (National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage) will hold a series of training workshops for 128 master artisans and the exhibitions of their crafts from July 4 to October 28. The workshops have been arranged in collaboration with Sungi Development Foundation, GIZ, DAACHI and IPC. The first batch of the training workshop will be trained from July 4 to 17. It will include display and sales of the products at the venue. A press conference will be addressed by Lok Virsa

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Sindh police sign MoU with Australian police

KARACHI – The Sindh Police have inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Australian Federal Police (AFP) here on Friday.A police statement here said that the Coordination Officer of the AFP, Marzio Dare, met with the Inspector General of Police Sindh at the CPO here.It was also pointed out that the Forensic Division, Sindh Police, would be provided with two special vans consisting of specialised mobile units for collection of date on scientific basis in serious crimes. These units

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Pakistani student wins silver medal in Genius Olympiad (SUNY)



A Pakistani student won silver medal in an international competition about environmental issues held at State University of New York (SUNY) at Oswego.


Students from forty countries presented 657 projects in the Genius Olympiad where the Shadab Rasool Buriro from Khairpur, Sindh stood second to win silver medal.


Another Pakistani student Abdul Daim from Haripur, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, was awarded with honourable mention

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