Monthly Archives: October 2014

Annual exhibition, installation ceremony student council

The Investiture Ceremony of the Student Council and the Annual Exhibition 2014 of FG Postgraduate College for Women, Kashmir Road, were held here on Thursday.

Brigadier Khush Muhammad Khan, director of the FGEI Cantonment & Garrison, was the chief guest on the occasion.

To display the talent of young creative minds, the annual exhibition was held in collaboration with the departments of Fine Arts, Home Economics, Computer Science, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

The

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Council of Arabic Culture Pakistan launched

Islamabad: The Council of Arabic Culture Pakistan (CACP) will promote Arabic language in Pakistan. It will invite young people with creative minds to nurture and pool their skills and abilities, says a press release.

The CACP started its working in Islamabad on October 29. It is a multi-purposive organisation in the development sector and its founding team includes young and educated Pakistani professionals. The council has the mandate to generate pedagogic and research activities in

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Pakistani artists invited for watercolour paintings

An announcement by the Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) says an exhibition of Watercolour paintings is being held in Wellington as part of national commemoration ceremonies for 100 years of the First World War and Pakistani artists have been invited to contribute their work for the exhibition.

The exhibition will showcase paintings created during World Ward I and will form part of the ANZAC commemoration. In this larger exhibition there will be a section devoted to small

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Roots International Schools holds Global Village

Under patronage of Roots International Schools (RIS) CEO Walid Mushtaq, the RIS hosted the Global Village Cultural Representation on Roots Youth Model United Nations (RYMUN) 2K14 in which 1,000 students participated and displayed the cultures of different countries assigned to them, says a press release.

Over 1,000 high school students from 122 public and private schools from across Pakistan attended the event. The same day, dozens of educational booths representing various countries

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Impersonator arrested on Thursday

AN impersonator was caught in the ongoing Intermediate (Supplementary) Examination 2014 on Thursday.

The papers of Education, Statistics (Commerce Group) and Philosophy were conducted in the morning and evening sessions under the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) Lahore jurisdiction.

According to the BISE spokesperson, while inspecting the Examination Centre L-27 situated at 49-Lawrence Road Lahore, an impersonator Imran Baig s/o Muhammad Asghar was caught red

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Rare drop in MBBS merit on Thursday

UNIVERSITY of Health Sciences issued the first merit list of candidates admitted to MBBS in public sector medical colleges of the Punjab for the session 2014-15, on Thursday.

According to a press release issued here Thursday, there has been a rare decrease in the merit this year which has gone down from 86.18 percent last year to 85.64 percent this year. For last several years, there had been a steady increase in the merit.

The merit has been calculated as per the weightage

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Board of Governors of Aitchison College principal

THE Board of Governors of Aitchison College on Thursday approved the name of Dr Agha Ghazanfar as new principal of the college.

Over 300 applications were received for the coveted post and only seven of them were shortlisted. Dr Ghazanfar was however unanimously selected. The sources said Dr Ghazanfar, a former civil servant and a PhD from UK, is an old Aitchisonian.

The BoG meeting, presided over by Governor Ch Mohammad Sarwar, was attended by Special Secretary Finance,

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Lahore to achieve fame in International IT Industry

PUNJAB Information Technology Board (PITB) Chairman Dr Umer Saif has said that Lahore will achieve a prominent place in International IT Industry in the next few years.

He said that Plan 9 established in PITB was providing opportunity to youth having unique projects to introduce their business at the global level. PITB provides all facilities, including offices, capital and consultation to the youth having new ideas. Under Plan 9, almost 44 successful companies of youth have come into

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PU results of different examinations

Punjab University declared results of different examinations on Thursday. These exams include BSc Medical Laboratory Technology Course (MLT) (Hons) (4 Year Programme) Part-I Annual Examination 2013, MPhil Applied Hydrology (semester system) session 2012-14, MPhil Remote Sensing & Geographical Information System (semester system) session 2011-13, MSc Physical Education (Morning) (semester system) session 2012-14, MSc Physical Education (evening) Self-supporting (semester system) session 2012-14,

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No easy road to success for girl students in Daultala

GUJAR KHAN: Girls studying at Government High School and Government College in Daultala are facing great challenges in their road towards education.

The road to this institution is in bad shape, near impossible to use. A road that was once paved is missing tarmac and gravel and becomes a pool of water and mud on rainy days.

Girls at the school, while talking to Dawn, said that the Punjab chief minister was encouraging students by giving them laptops and solar lamps but many were finding

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