GCU verifies professor's degrees

GCU verifies degrees of professor as legitimate
Lahore, May 04: The Government College University (GCU) Lahore has verified all the degrees and certificates of a professor of political science as to be correct and unquestionable. The university, through a press statement issued on Tuesday, rejected the news item appeared in a section of Urdu press on Tuesday where the degrees of the said professor were termed 'fake'.

The university administration also provided the report of the committee which had verified the degrees of the professor. The university administration said the news item that appeared in the Urdu newspaper was false, concocted and defamatory. They said that the political science professor was highly learned, reputable and respectful, and the university would not tolerate such false, malicious and defamatory campaign against any of its faculty member. The university faculty members and students have shown great concern over the malicious and incorrect news regarding the 'fake-degree'. The official statement issued by the university said that "legal proceedings and defamation and damages would be initiated and statuary legal notices are being sent". Daily times

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GCU rejects campaign against teacher
Lahore: The Government College University, Lahore, has rejected a vilification campaign launched by a section of the Urdu press questioning the authenticity of degrees of a highly reputed and respectable faculty member as concocted, false and defamatory. A spokesman for the GCU said all degrees and certificates of the faculty member had been verified vide REG 8-20/2002. He claimed that legal proceedings for defamation and damages were being initiated and legal notices being sent.

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PU results
Lahore: The Punjab University Examinations Department has announced the results of MA Economics, English, History, Political Science, Urdu, MSc Applied Psychology and Statistics, Part-I, Supplementary Examination 2010. Detailed results are also available on PU website www.pu.edu.pk. The news

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IJT activists thrash university employees
Lahore: The Punjab University spokesman stated that the activists of Islami Jamiat Tulba thrashed PU employees and broke the locks of gate No 4 twice on Tuesday.

According to the statement, the IJT activists called their armed companions from two external colleges and waved weapons to threaten the employees. The IJT activists tore the posters pasted by the varsity and using unfair means to sabotage the education-friendly activity of the administration, the statement added.

PU book fair on 12:The Punjab University will launch 3-day book fair on May 12 in the main corridor of the Institute of Education & Research (IER).

The publishers/book-sellers/organizations dealing in computer are invited to participate in the book fair. For booking of stalls, applications can be submitted in the offices of Prof Dr Hafiz Mahmood Akhtar, the Faculty of Islamic Studies Dean at Sheikh Zayed Islamic Centre New Campus, the Faculty of Oriental Learning Dean at Oriental College, Old Campus, and Chief Librarian Muhammad Hanif by May 7, 2011. Open auction will be conducted for first ten stalls.

PhD prof rejoins PU: Punjab University's Institute of Geology Assistant Professor Dr Sajid Rashid Ahmad on Tuesday re-joined the Institute after having completed his MSc and PhD degrees in earth sciences from the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Windsor Ontario Canada, a statement issued said. The nation

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Daanish schools to spur progress: CM
Lahore: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that the establishment of Daanish Schools will open up new avenues of progress for the backward and far-flung areas as the students passing out from the schools, with their modern education and broader mental vision, will be able to play an effective role for a brighter future of the country.

He said that Aashiyana Housing Project had helped the poor fulfill their dream of having their own houses.

Aashiyana societies would have modern residential facilities just like the housing societies of the elite, he added.

He was talking to the assembly members from various districts as well as party leaders who met him here on Tuesday.

Later, the Chief Minister presided over a high level meeting regarding Daanish schools.

Police given 7 days to recover abductee: Shahbaz Sharif has ordered the Okara district police officer to recover Arshad Ali who was abducted from Chak No. 2-D, Okara six month ago within seven days and tracing his abductors.

During a meeting with the affected family here on Tuesday, the chief minister said that protection of life and property of people and provision of justice to the masses was the responsibility of police and no effort should be spared for the purpose.

He said that no society could progress without justice, adding that police stations should be made a source of provision of justice to the citizens. He said that cruelty and excesses would not be tolerated and police should be a symbol of terror for criminal elements. The news

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