Monthly Archives: January 2014

MUNIK 2014: Over 1,200 delegates participate in conference of Model United Nations, IBA Karachi, (Munik)

KARACHI: Over 1,200 delegates are participating in the four-day conference of Model United Nations, IBA Karachi, (Munik) that started on Thursday.

Eighteen committees, a host of international committee chairs and esteemed guest speakers from diverse backgrounds and four promising days, rich with diplomacy and diversity, is what the conference offers the delegates.

Five years ago, Munik took a modest start with 400 delegates. Today, half a decade down, it is 1,200-delegate

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Picture Exhibition at Aiwan-i-Karkunaan-i-Tehreek-i-Pakistan Trust Chairman

LAHORE: Punjab Governor Ch Sarwar will inaugurate a picture exhibition at Aiwan-i-Karkunaan-i-Tehreek-i-Pakistan on Friday (today).
The exhibition is being held under the aegis of Nazria-i-Paksitan Trust in collaboration with Pakistan Movement Workers Trust. Pakistan Movement Veteran and Nazria-i-Pakistan Trust Chairman Dr Majid Nizami will preside over the ceremony in the Wyne

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Punjab Chief Minister for awareness on water wastage and directed concerned institutions

LAHORE – Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Thursday stressed the need for promoting public awareness against wasting water and directed concerned institutions to play their role in this regard.
The CM was presiding over a meeting to review pace of work on supply of potable water project in the province including Lahore.
The Chief Minister said that the government is spending Rs 10 billion during current year on potable water project.
He said that safe drinking water can be provided to

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First bone marrow transplant unit set up at National Institute of Blood Diseases (NIBD)

KARACHI – The National Institute of Blood Diseases (NIBD) has established a first ever Pediatrics Bone Marrow Transplant Unit and Genomic Department of the country.
Pakistan Baitul Mal Managing Director Barrister Abid Waheed Shaikh on Thursday inaugurated the Pediatrics Bone Marrow Transplant Unit and Genomic Department at NIBD.
Speaking at the inaugural ceremony, Barrister Abid Waheed has announced that the Pakistan Baitul Mal will provide the facility of bone marrow transplant to 100

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Healthy living: Educating dieticians and nutritionists Pakistan Nutrition and Dietetic Society (PNDS)

KARACHI: Pakistan Nutrition and Dietetic Society (PNDS) held it first Continuing Nutrition Education (CNE) for the year 2014 at the Kidney Centre Post Graduate Training Institute here on Thursday. Before the CNE, 5th Registration Exam Certificate Distribution Ceremony was held. Samina Adam, Registration Committee Chair and Fayza Khan, presented the certificates to successful candidates, who are now Registered Dieticians and/or Nutritionists (RD/N). Certificates were also given to second and

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24th convocation of University of Karachi (KU), confers degrees to 1,362 Governor Ibad does not show up for the sixth consecutive time

KARACHI: As many as 1,362 students of PhD, MPhil, Masters, BS, BA Hons and DSc have been conferred degrees in the 24th convocation of University of Karachi (KU), held here at Valika Ground on Thursday.
A large number of students, faculty members, notable personalities of education sector, parents and others attended the convocation. Sindh Education Minister Nisar Khoro attended the convocation as a chief guest.
118 students were awarded with gold medal for their great academic performance.

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Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) MoU signed to award scholarships to meritorious students

ISLAMABAD: COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) and the Punjab Educational Endowment Fund (PEEF) on Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) under which scholarships would be awarded to meritorious students to pursue their graduation-level education. The signing ceremony was held here at the CIIT.

Speaking on the occasion, Punjab Educational Endowment Fund Admin Director Ansar Nawaz Chatha said the PEEF would award 28,000 scholarships to meritorious and needy

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Art exhibition in Karachi tomorrow titled “The All And Ever-Merciful” at Fine Art Pakistan Gallery

KARACHI (INP): Fine Art Pakistan Gallery is going to organize a group art exhibition titled \”The All And Ever-Merciful\” here tomorrow (Saturday). The exhibition will start at 5:00pm at Fine Art Pakistan Gallery in the metropolis, where art pieces of Ahmed Khan, Munawar Mohiuddin and Akram Spaul will be put on display. The show will continue till February

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Sindh Festival: CJP asked to take notice of money wastage Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) lawmakers

KARACHI (PPI): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) lawmakers on Thursday asked federal government and Chief Justice of Pakistan to take notice of billions of rupees wasting in the name of Sindh Festival by Sindh government.
Addressing an emergency press conference at Karachi Press club, MPAs Khuram Sher Zaman and Dr Seema Zia, said that Sindh government was spending billion of rupees from national treasury for publicity of Bilawal Bhutto Zardari in connection with Sindh Festival which was

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synopses meeting of Punjab University Advanced Studies and Research Board (AS&RB)

LAHORE:(Online): A meeting of Punjab University Advanced Studies and Research Board (AS&RB) was held under the chairmanship of Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran here on Thursday which approved 13 PhD synopses, 22 evaluation reports, 19 panels of examiners, extension cases 04 and 06 miscellaneous cases.Prof Dr Muhammad Ehsan Malik, Prof Dr Muhammad Taqi Zahid Butt, Prof Dr M Zakria Zakar, Prof Dr Tanveer Akhtar, Prof Dr Massarrat Abid, Prof Dr Tahira Basharat, Prof Dr Ismatt ullah

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