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Think-tank offer an honour for QAU faculty
Islamabad, April 26, 2008: Federal Education
Minister Ahsan Iqbal has honoured the faculty of Quaid-e-Azam University (QAU)
to work as a think tank for his ministry to resolve educational problems in the
During an interaction with the teachers at QAU campus, he said
the teachers could play an important role to steer the country on the way to
progress by imparting quality education and inculcating strong values among
The QAU faculty members freely discussed their problems with the
minister and expressed their reservations about promotions and issues of
university's residential colony.
The minister promised his full support
for upgradation of QAU and the betterment of the faculty members. QAU Vice
Chancellor Muhammad Qasim Jan drew Iqbal's attention towards the problems such
as power breakdowns and security concerns hampering research work at the
After restoration of student unions, extra-curricular activities at the QAU campus have gained momentum. Students of
Biochemistry Department organised a musical gala on the football ground of the
campus. Students enjoyed favourite songs sung by their fellows. Stalls offering
different items including bouquets, greeting cards and henna were also set up.
Love jail was a popular programme of the gala. Students enjoyed a lot when
jailers arrested couples and asked one partner from each couple to pay money for
Industrial Week at NUML
National University of Modern Languages (NUML) campus witnessed an industrial week in which MBA third semester students
were offered an opportunity to hold stalls and sell their items using their
marketing techniques. Seventy groups, each comprising four students, had set up
stalls and practised theoretical knowledge.
administration has provided the students this opportunity to sharpen their
abilities," said an official of the university. Daily Times
Many faculties in Pindi colleges closed
Rawalpindi: Many faculties in several boys and girls colleges of the
district Rawalpindi have been closed due to non-recruitment and abolition of
approved posts of senior professors.
The faculty in subjects including
history, journalism, physical education, social work, and geography, Persian,
English and Urdu have been closed and more faculties are likely to be closed due
to shortage and retirement of teachers.
Nine degree colleges were
established due to the efforts of former federal minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed,
but the classes of physics, biology and chemistry still not started due to
unavailability of science laboratories and teachers.
Sources said that in
several colleges there are no sports activities due to lack of physical
education teachers. The subject of social work is also not taught in Government
Asghar Mall College after the retirement of the professor of that subject. The
subject of Persian is also not being taught in that college.
of history, journalism, and physical education are not being taught in
Government College Satellite Town, Rawalpindi, and the situation is the same in
other colleges of Rawalpindi Division, sources added.
Honour for Pakistani student
Rawalpindi: Claes Nobel, senior member of the family that established the Nobel Prizes and founder of The National
Society of High School Scholars, has awarded a $5,000 Claes Nobel Academic
Scholarship to Aga Khan University Medical College student Zohaib Ashraf. Ashraf
was selected for the award from among 11,000 applicants for excellence in
academics, leadership, and community service and is invited to the NSHSS
recognition ceremony in Washington, D.C, on May 30 in the US Senate Dirksen
Building. Mr Nobel stated, "I am deeply honored to recognize Zohaib as one of
our most outstanding students." The Nobel family established the Nobel Prizes in
1901 in order to note outstanding contribution in the fields of peace,
literature, medicine, chemistry, and physics. The News
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