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HEC confers best teachers award on 46 faculty members
Islamabad, Dec 02: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has conferred 'Best University Teacher Award' on 46 faculty members of public sector universities.

MNA and Member, National Assembly Standing Committee on Education Begum Nuzhat Sadiq was the chief guest at the award ceremony.

Begum Nuzhat Sadiq appreciated the HEC for launching a programme for recognising teachers. She said that recognition is a driving force for putting in more efforts to achieve further excellence. She urged the teachers to be a role model for their colleagues as well as students.

HEC Chairperson Dr. Javaid R. Laghari emphasised that the universities are supposed to build communities and economies, but it is not possible without proactive contribution of teachers.

94 nominations were received from 47 public sector universities/degree awarding institutions for the year 2009. After scrutiny and detailed evaluation, 46 teachers have been selected. This award includes a Certificate of Merit and a cash prize of Rs100,000.

The awardees include (Federal Area), Dr. Muhammad Arif, Air University, Islamabad, Dr. Rehana Masrur Khan, Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad, Dr. Azeem Khalid, Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi, Dr. Zahid Mahmood, Bahria University, Islamabad, Dr. Qaisar Mahmood, Comsats Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad, Dr. Adiqa Kausar Kiani, Federal Urdu University of Arts, Sciences and Technology, Islamabad, Dr. Saif ur Rehman Abbasi, International Islamic University, Islamabad, Dr. Allah Bakhsh Malik, National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad, Dr. Syed Ali Khayam, National University of Sciences and Technology, Islamabad, Dr. Shahid Qamar, Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Islamabad, Dr. Wasim Ahmad, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) Farhat Humayun, Frontier Women University, Peshawar, Dr. Noor Abbas Din Khattak, Gomal University, D. I. Khan, Dr. Bahadar Shah, Hazara University, Mansehra, Dr. Ijaz Ahmad, Kohat University of Science and Technology, Dr. Mohammad Tariq Jan, NWFP Agricultural University, Peshawar, Dr. Mohammad A. Irfan, NWFP University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Gul Zamin Khan, University of Malakand, Chakdara, Dr. Bashir Ahmad, University of Peshawar (Balochistan) Naseebullah Kakar, Balochistan University of Information Technology Engineering and Management Sciences, Quetta, Dr. Ghulam Hussain Jaffar, Lasbela University of Agriculture, Water and Marine Sciences, Dr. Rasool Bakhsh Tareen, University of Balochistan, Quetta (Punjab) Dr. Ayaz Muhammad, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Dr. Azra Yasmin, Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi, Dr. Zaheer ud Din Khan, Government College University, Lahore, Dr. Mahmood Ahmad, Islamia University, Bahawalpur, Dr. Zafarullah Khan, King Edward Medical University, Lahore, Dr. Saleha Naghmi Habibullah, Kinnaird College for Women, Lahore, Dr. Ismat Naeem, Lahore College for Women University, Dr. Tanveer Hussain, National Textile University, Faisalabad, Dr. Faqir Muhammad Anjum, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Dr. Gulistan Raja, University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, Dr. Muhammad Faheem Malik, University of Gujrat, Dr. Muhammad Tahir, University of Health Sciences, Lahore, Dr. Muhammad Afzal, University of Sargodha, Dr. Hafiz Muhammad Iqbal, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Dr. Talat Naseer Pasha, University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore (SINDH) Dr. Masood Anwar Qureshi, Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi, Dr. Shafi Muhammad Jatoi, Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences, Jamshoro, Dr. Abdul Ghani Pathan, Mehran University of Engineering and

Technology, Jamshoro, Dr. Noman Ahmed, NED University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi, Dr. Ghulam Raza Bhatti, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur, Dr. Muhammad Saffar Mirjat, Sindh Agriculture University, Tandojam, Dr. Madad Ali Shah, Sukkur Institute of Business Administration, Dr. Muhammad Siddique Kalhoro, University of Sindh, Jamshoro (AJK) Dr. Nadeem Haider Bukhari, University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Muzaffarabad.

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AMC 28th undergraduate convocation
Rawalpindi: An impressive ceremony the 28th undergraduate convocation of the Army Medical College (AMC), Rawalpindi was held on Wednesday, says an ISPR press release.

NUST Rector Lieutenant General (r) Muhammad Asghar was chief guest on the occasion who awarded degrees to 174 graduates of 29th MBBS and 8th BDS Courses.

It is worth mentioning here that Army Medical College is an elite medical institute of the country comprising highly qualified teaching faculty. It was established in 1977 and was affiliated with Quaid-i-Azam University. Army Medical College was recognised by General Medical Council, UK in 1982. Fellowship programme commended in 1996. It became a constituent college of National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST) in 1988. BDS course, M.Phil and PhD programmes were started in 1988 and 2001 respectively.

Every year nearly 200 cadets of medical & dental disciplines graduate from this college. Students achieving distinctions are awarded medals & certificates in a ceremony coupled with the college convocation.

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Preston University 'Fall Fest 2010'
Islamabad: A Role of Honour Ceremony of Preston University was held here on Wednesday as part of a weeklong 'Fall Fest 2010' to award shields and certificates to 100 students who got top three positions in their respective disciplines.

The certificates were awarded to position holders studying in all semesters of Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) and Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BS).

Preston University is holding 'Fall Fest 2010' in which students from different universities across the country are competing for top slots in various competitions including singing, declamation, painting and sketches and drama.

Preston University Chancellor Dr. Abdul Basit while speaking on the occasion said having completed twenty five very successful years of its existence, Preston University is now poised to soar even higher to achieve greater acclaim, credibility and respect not only in Pakistan but in the region as well.

He said over the last twenty-five years, the university has produced graduates that are now part of the country's superior work force and are contributing positively towards the development of the country.

Dr. Abdul Basit said the success story of Preston University has been woven intricately by the persistent efforts of the faculty and staff members as well as by the hard work and relentless pursuit of knowledge by the students.

He said, "These traditions continue at Preston campuses all across the country. That's what makes the university a legend in the arena of private sector higher education in Pakistan. The university has been known and acclaimed for not only imparting appropriate knowledge and skills to our students but also for making extraordinary efforts to develop a well-rounded personality for each of our students." The news

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LCWU bids farewell to Bushra Mateen
Lahore: The Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) acting vice-chancellor and faculty members on Wednesday extended a farewell party to outgoing VC Prof Dr Bushra Mateen.

Speaking at the ceremony, acting VC Prof Dr Farhat Saleemi said Prof Mateen had developed Lahore College for Women into a reputed university during her 20-year stint as principal and then the first vice-chancellor.

Prof Mateen said she herself was a student of the college and then became its principal and vice-chancellor for two terms.

Expressing her gratitude to faculty members and administration officials for their support and teamwork in upgrading the status of the university, she said she would always remain available for the university.

Registrar Prof Shaista Vine, deans Prof Dr Kausar Jamal Cheema, Riffat Saqlain, Humala Khalid, controller of examinations Ghazala Jan and other faculty members and administration officials spoke on the occasion. Dawn

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Punjab University Law College student distinction
Lahore: Nauman Asghar a student of LLM International Law of Punjab University Law College has been selected as Rhodes Scholar for the year 2011. He is also teaching International Law to LLB classes. The subject of LLM in the International Law is being taught by Justice retd. Ali Nawaz Chowhan formerly as International Judge of the UN and presently a UNESCO Judge. The teaching method is Socratic and students are encouraged to undertake research in various international topics. Seminars are also held on current subjects. The nation

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