Punjab university announced MIT exam result
Lahore, Nov 26: Examination Department of the Punjab University has announced result of Masters of Information Technology (MIT), Second Year Second Annual Examination 2008 and First Annual Examination 2009. A press release here on Wednesday said that detailed result was available at PU website www.pu.edu.pk.
PU awarded PhD degree
Lahore: The Punjab University has awarded a PhD degree to Farkhanda Malik, the daughter of Malik Fazal Elahi, in Zoology. Farkhanda's thesis was "Studies on Amino Acid Producing Bacteria Through Microbial Fermentation Using Different Agricultural Wastes."
According to a press release here on Wednesday, she completed her thesis under the supervision of Punjab University Department of Zoology Prof Dr Syed Shahid Ali.
Govt, HEC reports sought on private varsities
Lahore: The Lahore High Court on Wednesday called reports from the federal and Punjab governments and the Higher Education Commission till December 10 on a petition challenging establishment of 40 private universities in Punjab in violation of standards and requirements fixed by the HEC.
The petitioner, Barrister Iqbal Jaffery, submitted that more than 40 universities were allowed to work in the province without proper buildings, science and computer labs and other basic facilities for the students who were charged heavy fees and other miscellaneous charges.
He said the universities were running without complying with the standards set by the government and the HEC, thus causing degeneration in education standards and quality. He prayed to the court to order the government should to close down such universities for maintaining quality of education. The news
Service lanes in front of schools
Lahore: Service roads in front of educational institutions falling under Category-A in the Saddar Division have been declared one-way to ensure security of students.
Sources informed that the decision had been taken after detailed meetings between the City Traffic Police (CTP) and school administrations to ensure foolproof security of the students. They said the service roads are blocked during rush hours, which could facilitate terrorists.
Saddar Division SP Imtiazur Rehman said that the decision had been taken owing to security concerns, adding the CTP would also not allow parking of suspicious vehicles on the service roads. He said one-way traffic would be allowed in front of the schools to avoid traffic jams. Daily times
CM speech winners get prizes
Lahore: Punjab Minister for Education Mujtaba Shujaur Rehman has said that the prizes, amounting to Rs.30.5 million, will be distributed among the position-holders of tehsil level Chief Minister Punjab speech and essay writing competition 2009. Prize distribution ceremonies of these competitions will be held in 144 tehsils on December 08, 2009.
This was decided in a meeting of the monitoring committee of CM Punjab Speech and Essay Writing competitions on Wednesday. The meeting was attended by Secretary School Education Aslam Kamboh, Secretary Education Ahad Khan Cheema, DPI (SE) Mian Abdul Haq, Additional Secretary Schools Ghulam Abbas Sarghana, Additional Secretary Higher Education Ch. Akram, renowned columnist Amjad Islam Amjad and Chairman Chief Minister's Taskforce for elementary education Raja Anwar.
The meeting was told that Markaz Level competition of primary and middle schools had been completed, and one crore fifty one lakh rupees had been distributed among the students of 574 markazs. The meeting was further briefed that topics of speech and essay writing for degree level competition had been selected. The meeting decided to constitute a special committee for the selection of topics for postgraduate level. The news
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