Monthly Archives: July 2014

Exhibition on Islamic calligraphy by eminent calligraphists started at Lok Virsa

ISLAMABAD: An exhibition featuring a total of hundred pieces of Islamic calligraphy by eminent calligraphists started here on Friday at Lok Virsa.The work of calligraphists whose masterpieces have been displayed in the exhibition include Azeem Iqbal, Khawaja Muhammad Hussain, Imran Tahir, Younas Roomi, Syeda Aysha Bukhari and Sara Azeem. The exhibition was inaugurated by Executive Director Lok Virsa, Shahera Shahid at Pakistan National Museum of Ethnology, popularly known as Heritage Museum.

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PUNJAB Education Foundation (PEF) CDA emoluments

LAHORE PUNJAB Education Foundation (PEF) has given monthly emolument to Cholistan Development Authority for payment of salaries for August to teachers and students fee of 75 community schools working in Cholistan area of Bahawalpur division.

PEF has adopted 75 community schools to provide totally free education to 4,500 students enrolled in these schools.

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AIOU signs agreement to and the Baytul-Iman Academy, New Jersey (USA), promote religious education

Islamabad The Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) and the Baytul-Iman Academy, New Jersey (USA), signed an agreement to provide educational facilities to American Muslims and overseas Pakistanis for learning and promoting true Islamic knowledge as per teaching of Holy Quran and Sunnah.

Under the agreement, the AIOU will enrol overseas students for the academic programme of Islamic studies and hold examination for the purpose and award degree or certificates to the successful students

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(FUUAST) Urdu University seeks Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) help to bust Rs150m scam


The Vice Chancellor of Federal Urdu University of Arts, Sciences and Technology (FUUAST) on Friday requested the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to probe transfer of Rs150 million university funds to a secret account by some employees.

The transfer was made in connivance with the manager of a local bank after an internal inquiry confirmed the massive embezzlement.

According to the inquiry report, a copy of which is available with The News, an amount of Rs150

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award of Oral History among 200 students in New York, an honour for Pakistan,

Islamabad: Farrah Alizai, a Pakistan student has won the award of Oral History among 200 students in New York, which is an honour for Pakistan, says a press release.

Daughter of Nasim Khan Alizai, Farrah is a law graduate from John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York. She was presented with the Oral History award with a cash prize of $5,000. The award is given to a student in all of the Cuny collages (chain of 20 colleges) who write a thesis on a certain topic. The honour is given

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Heel pain Health Tips American Podiatric Medical Associatio

Heel pain can stem from a number of causes, from injury or deformity to a number of health conditions.

The American Podiatric Medical Association says you can help prevent heel pain by:

Health Tips

* Making sure that shoes fit well and provide good sturdy support.

* Wearing appropriate footwear for all activities.

* Getting rid of shoes that are worn on the soles or heels.

* Warming up and stretching before and after running or working out. Also, pacing yourself while

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ederal Public Service Commission (FPSC) chairman presents annual report to president

ISLAMABAD: Federal Public Service Commission (FPSC) Chairman Malik Asif Hayat Friday called on the President Mamnoon Hussain at the Aiwan-e-Sadar and presented to him the Annual Report 2013 of the FPSC.

The report covers the functions, activities, observations and recommendations of the commission for the last calendar year focusing on the recruitments carried out by the FPSC during 2013 including Central Superior Services Competitive Examination, recruitment for technical and

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Haris died in mission to equip youth with education: ormer President Asif Ali Zardari

ISLAMABAD: Former President Asif Ali Zardari on Friday expressed profound grief over the death in air crash of the 17 year old American-Pakistani pilot, Haris Suleman along with his father Babar Suleman.

In statement issued here, he said that Haris died in the pursuit of a noble cause namely, to equip the underprivileged youth of the country with the steel armor of education.

Zardari said that Haris and his father were killed when their plane crashed in the sea from Hawai to

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Annual status of education report Pakistan facing gender gaps in education access and learning

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is facing considerable gender gaps in education access and learning, as at national level the gaps in learning outcomes for girls are strikingly low as compared to boys, while still 11.3 per cent girls are out of schools, reveals the Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) Pakistan 2013.

The gap can be judged from the fact that only 40 per cent girls can read at least sentences in Urdu, Pushto, Sindhi in comparison to 46 per cent boys. Similarly, only 43 per cent

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Career counselling: questions and answers for best jobs in Karachi

Q1). I am an electrical engineer and working in a leading Oil and Gas Company as trainee engineer. The core of this industry is Petroleum engineering and I want to work as a petroleum engineer. Please suggest me that if I do Masters in this area then will I fit somewhere good in this field? (Qaiser Imitiaz- Islamabad)

Ans: There are a number of courses that will give you more options with in the Oil and Gas Industry and you can certainly do Masters in any of these fields. However, if

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