Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Pakistan invites scholarship applications from Sri Lanka

COLOMBO: Pakistan High Commission in Sri Lanka has welcomed utilizations of Jinnah Scholarship for meriting Sri Lankan understudies to seek after their learns at O Levels and A Levels, as indicated by a news discharge here on Tuesday.

The due date for accommodation of uses is May 31, 2016. The Government of Pakistan is granting Jinnah Scholarships for Sri Lanka O/A level understudies for the most recent decade through its High Commission in Sri Lanka.

The grants are named after the colossal statesman and pioneer of the Sub Continent, Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the author of Pakistan.The grants are honored on the premise of a strict criteria including legitimacy and requirement for budgetary help.

Under this program, each effective understudy gets a stipend of SL Rs. 24,000 as help for one year to seek after their studies.The Government of Pakistan is granting the Jinnah EducationalScholarships since 2005 thus far more than 1500 Sri Lankan Students have been profited from this plan.

Amid the previous 11 years roughly Rs 43 million worth of grants have been recompensed for advancing the Sri Lankan youth and the training division in Sri Lanka.During the year 2015, the Government of Pakistan honored over SLRs.3.67 million worth of instructive grants to 154 brilliant SriLankan O/L and A/L understudies under the Jinnah Educational Scholarship program.

The application structures might be gathered from the HighCommission situated at 42 and 44 Bullers Lane, Colombo 7. The structures can likewise be downloaded from the official site of the HighCommission www.pakistanhc.ik.

Monday, May 30, 2016

Govt asked to include study of museum in syllabus

MARDAN/MINGORA: Speakers at a capacity at Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan on Wednesday solicited the legislature to incorporate study from exhibition hall in syllabus to expand the extent of exploration.

The capacity was held to check International Museum Day. The employees of the college, understudies and regular individuals went to the capacity in a substantial number.

Speakers at the capacity said that International Museum Day was seen on May 18 since 1977 all through the world consistently. They said that reason for the day was to highlight significance of historical center as it was a foundation that offered learning on history, prehistoric studies, social legacy, contemporary craftsmanship, normal history, humanities, ethnology and oral conventions and so on.

"'To wind up a dynamic country, we should not overlook our past. Exhibition hall is the main place that ensures and jam our history for the eras to come," they said.

The speakers said that investigation of historical center (museology) ought to be incorporated into the educational module of schools and universities so that the extent of exploration could be extended.

On the event, 50 understudies of Al-Islah Orphan Center went by the University Museum.

In Swat, an expansive number of guests thronged the nearby exhibition hall to watch International Museum Day on Wednesday.

Social activists, understudies and significant others of history went to the exhibition hall to see the chronicled things having a place with various antiquated civilisations. They welcomed the commonplace prehistoric studies office for permitting free section to the historical center to check the day.

Faizur Rehman, keeper of Swat Museum, said that antiquarianism division had guided them to permit individuals to visit the exhibition hall without paying section charge. "We have additionally promoted about free section. An expansive number of individuals went by the exhibition hall today," he told Dawn.

Mr Rehman said that exhibition hall was a working as well as an organization, which housed ancient pieces, entertained regular guests and aided in exploration on various subjects.

"When I came to realize that passage to the exhibition hall was free, I educated different companions and we came here to see and find out about various chronicled things. I watched numerous valuable things uncovered by archeologists," said Yousaf Khan, a youthful guest.

Different guests said that they learnt in regards to the life of Buddha and different religious figures of the past.

Dr Luca Maria Olivieri, head of Italian Archeological Mission in Pakistan, who was available in Swat Museum, said that each of the objet in the historical center had a complete record.

"The exhibition hall is arranged in a standout amongst the most great and archeologically wealthiest range, the Swat valley, which contains a few civilisations," he said.

Sunday, May 29, 2016

Fata’s ad hoc teachers caught between hope and despair

PESHAWAR: More than 200 impromptu male and female speakers working in brutal circumstances in the tribal territories throughout the previous five years are swaying amongst trust and gloom as they were neither regularized nor paid pay throughout the previous eight months.

"We have been working without pay throughout the previous eight months since our agreements were not restored. We are additionally not getting regularized in spite of our requests," grumbled Riffat Naz, who has been filling in as Physics instructor in Kurram Agency throughout the previous five years on specially appointed premise.

While sitting at a challenge camp set up eight days back before the Peshawar Press Club on Wednesday, the most smoking day of the month in this way, the youthful educator looked strained to see nobody from the advanced education office either visit the camp or pay heed to the nonconformists' wretchedness.

A few ladies, who had newborn children with them, went to an adjacent eatery to utilize their washroom. Others looked drained and parched.

All the male and female instructors at the dissent camp had despair composed all over yet at the same time they looked resolved to utilize quiet challenge camp as the main choice to pass on their issues to the legislature.

Their challenge in Peshawar for pay, changeless occupation enters eighth day

These specially appointed speakers were acknowledged as workers of the advanced education bureau of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa who were on delegation in tribal territories yet notwithstanding a meeting held to investigate their regularization in Feb 16, 2016, nothing has been done for the situation as such.

Samina, who works in FR DI Khan however hails from Bajaur Agency, said it was cruel to the point that ladies worked in brutal environment in Fata yet nobody thought about the prosperity of the teachers.

"We confronted a wide range of dangers in tribal regions yet we are the ones, who are teaching and offering chance to Fata young ladies to get instruction, yet we are the ones who are disregarded," she said.

Nasir Ali, who hails from Kurram Agency however instructs in a Bajaur Agency school, said there were such a variety of dangers for instructors in the district, particularly from the components contradicted to training, yet at the same time they went out on a limb and taught kids there.

He said the legislature had not valued it ever and even denied them compensation for most recent eight months.

"We have been constrained into living on credits as there are numerous speakers, who need to bolster their families," he said while talking in regards to social and money related issues of the teachers anticipating regularization of their administrations and installment of pay.

Every one of the speakers sitting at the camp said their administrations ought to be regularized as they had been taking a shot at the post of impromptu teachers throughout the previous five years.

They said they were the ones, who guaranteed the entrance of advanced education to the general population in tribal zones yet at the same time they were the ones, who were disregarded by the administration.

The instructors said they had reached authorities of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa advanced education division, which took a choice to support them, yet they confronted despondency and instability as they were still not regularized.

They said they would proceed with the strike until their requests were met.

Saturday, May 28, 2016

Teachers observe token strike against new regulation

UPPER DIR: Teachers went on a token strike on Wednesday against new standards presented by the training division just about getting rid of their easygoing clears out.

In Upper Dir, educators watched a token strike to weight the instruction division to turn around the choice. They went to classes by wearing dark armbands to dissent the choice. The strike call was given by All Teacher Coordination Council.

The educators said the choice restricting an instructor to have one and only easygoing leave in a month was absurd. They said how an instructor could go to the DEO office for looking for easygoing leave on events of his relatives' demise.

SHANGLA: Like different regions, teachers in Shangla watched the strike. The essential teachers wore dark armbands to dissent the new control. They likewise requested expansion in pay in the following spending plan and regularization of specially appointed instructors.

Rehbar Ali, president of Shangla part of instructors coordination chamber, told Dawn the educators additionally requested that the administration blend the 75 for every penny specially appointed alleviation in their essential pay, give time-scale advancement, expand annuity from 35 for every penny to 50 and house rent to 50 for each penny.

Friday, May 27, 2016

Education officer suspended over complaint of nazim

KARAK: The common government has suspended the area instruction officer, Abdus Salam Marwat, over the charges leveled against him by the region government.

Sources said that area nazim Dr Umer Daraz Khattak sent a letter No. SO-1/CMS/KPK/3-1/2016 to training secretary, affirming that the DEO was taking influences from the workers of the office for their exchange and posting through right hand area officer (instruction) and a representative.

The letter affirmed that the DEO was likewise included misappropriation of contingent stipend went for giving missing offices to instructive establishments. It said that the DEO was additionally constraining the landowners to oil his palm for beneficiary enlistment as Class-IV at schools.

The nazim said in the letter that the DEO used to move contingent stipend stores starting with one school then onto the next through underhand arrangements and kept the check of contractual worker, who supplied furniture to instruction division, to look for fix.

Sources said that area nazim sent duplicates the letter to boss pastor, training clergyman and hostile to defilement foundation. The central pastor guided the training division to suspend the DEO and start request against him, they included.

Thursday, May 26, 2016

FAO, SAU to teach good agri practices

HYDERABAD: The Sindh Agriculture University Tandojam (SAU) Vice Chancellor Dr Mujeebuddin Memon Sehrai on Tuesday underlined the significance of showing great horticulture practices to ranchers so they profit by expanded yield creation.

He was talking at the inaugural session of the four-day preparing sorted out by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and SAU for ranchers and government authorities from Dadu and Mirpurkhas Districts. These two regions are considered doors to two bone-dry zones-Thar Desert and Kachho and are at the last parts of Jamrao and Rice Canal.

The preparation means to enhance crop generation and administration frameworks under the venture 'occupation reclamation, and insurance and practical strengthening of defenseless laborer groups in the territory of Sindh'.

The VC said the agriculturists from these two locale confronted numerous difficulties as dry seasons and flooding. He said Sindh was rich in characteristic assets and it was up to every one of the partners, including government, instructive establishments, specialists, and agriculturists to utilize them in a practical way.

Memon valued the ranchers in remote ranges for demonstrating enthusiasm for adapting new methods, and encouraged them to exchange learning to developing agriculturists so they could maintain a strategic distance from the effects of environmental change and different issues confronted in the fields.

The VC additionally requested that employees gain from neighboring nations and the world and apply that information here to advantage the horticulture groups. "More work is being done in the horticulture segment, water assets mapping and animals administration on the planet and we need to take in these practices and duplicate them here," he included.

FAO Project Coordinator Mumtaz Mangi, presenting the task and clarifying the significance of this preparation, said it will advantage ranchers and pertinent government authorities.

The target incorporates upgrading the limit of government divisions working in these two locale.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Govt agrees to upgrading of Fata teachers

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Tuesday consented to determine longstanding issue of up-degree of Fata instructors with impact from 1-7-2012.

Government Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar led a meeting here on Tuesday to talk about matters identifying with up-degree of school and school instructors in Fata.

Extra Chief Secretary Fata Secretariat advised the getting on the proposed together degree of the educators and expressed that the issue had stayed uncertain since 2012 and was making agitation among the instructors of the zone. He expressed that more than 20,000 instructors all over Fata would profit by the up-degree.

The Finance Minister on this event expressed that the present government had determined various waiting issues. Instruction and educators' welfare is a need of the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. He said that instructors ought to be properly made up for their administrations to the general public. He said the postponement in opportune basic leadership had made a colossal monetary risk, however keeping in mind the end goal to determine the issue and take care of the longstanding demand of the educators of Fata, the central government consents to the up-degree of instructors as per the 4-level recipe, with impact from 01.07.2012. He coordinated the Finance Division and Fata Secretariat to work out the modalities of usage of the choice.

Open delegates of Fata expressed gratitude toward the Finance Minister for determining the longstanding issue. They welcomed consideration of the Finance Minister towards restoration of TDPs and remaking in influenced zones of Fata. The Finance Minister guaranteed that restoration of TDPs and remaking of Fata is a need and money related assets required for the design are being given to Fata Secretariat immediately. The administration would guarantee full restoration of individuals of Fata, the Finance Minister said.

Pastor for States and Frontier Regions, Abdul Qadir Baloch, Senators and MNAs of Fata, senior authorities of Ministry of Finance, States and Frontier Regions Division and Fata Secretariat went to the meeting.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Punjab University win Inter-varsity Cycling Championship

KARACHI: Punjab University aggregated 235 focuses and secured top position in HEC Inter-varsity Women Cycling Championship in Lahore.

Royal University secured second position in the wake of aggregating 177 focuses. In the interim, Lahore College for Women University scored just 49 focuses yet it was sufficient for the side to claim third place.

Razia Hanif of Punjab University was pronounced best player with 85 focuses. Aasia Tariq was announced quickest cyclist of the title.

Monday, May 23, 2016

Sports university soon: Pirzada

KARACHI: The government pastor for Inter-Provincial Coordination (IPC) Riaz Hussain Pirzada on Tuesday uncovered that a games college would be propelled soon in Islamabad in an offer to create experts who could serve brandishes better.

"We are going to dispatch a games college sooner rather than later," Pirzada told 'The News' in a meeting from Islamabad. "The fund clergyman Ishaq Dar has let us know that we ought to dispatch the varsity and the legislature will back it.

"You know, games is a science and we need such experts who could help sports at various levels. The college will get ready such individuals who might have the capacity to satisfy needs of games," Pirzada said.

"On our solicitation the Higher Education Commission's (HEC) administrator has conversed with a couple of nations, including Cuba, and we are verging on prepared to build up it. We will require a couple of classrooms in our principle focus while divisions will be opened in different colleges and post-graduate schools the nation over which will be subsidiary with the varsity," he said.

The varsity will be set up at the Pakistan Sports Complex in Islamabad and the understudies will be offered degrees in different controls of games sciences.

Keeping in perspective the decrease of games, the clergyman said that the service was focused on finding a way to return sports on track. "We need to serve sports. The most recent couple of years were squandered because of games governmental issues. Presently the things have settled down. The parallelism in organizations has finished. We need to go towards making some progress in worldwide circuit," the priest said.

"Tragically that so far none of our competitors has fit the bill for the 2016 Rio Olympics. Yet, we will attempt to help the competitors and the organizations as much as we can with the goal that they may have the best planning for the 2018 Asian Games and the 2020 Olympics," he said.

Pirzada said that Pakistan needed games offices. "We require hockey turfs, sports tracks, stadiums and grounds. The accessible offices are obsolete. We are concentrating on boosting framework with the goal that we can have worldwide occasions befittingly," he said.

On Monday the Senate Standing Committee on the IPC flame broiled Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) Director General Akhtar Nawaz Ganjera for not using all the endorsed improvement spending plan.

The pastor said if the distributed sum was not used by May 15 it would retreat to the exchequer.

"Be that as it may, it doesn't make a difference; we will take it once again from the legislature. It is really for Narowal Sports Complex which is under development," Pirzada said.

He conceded that the legislature did not appropriately back the alliances in employing the administrations of remote mentors. "Beyond any doubt leagues were not upheld here. I have advised the PSB to help them in enlisting of outside mentors as we have marked MoUs with different nations from whom we can get mentors," the clergyman said.

He was astounded when this journalist educated him that the national mentors were being given just Rs15,000.

"It's bad. I think an exertion has been made quite recently to keep them on finance. An expert mentor ought to get at any rate Rs50,000 every month so he could work with center," Pirzada said.

He guaranteed that the administration, the senate and the national get together had been demonstrating enthusiasm for games advancement.

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Tirah teachers demand effective education policy

TIRAH: While peace has been reestablished to the remote Tirah Maidan valley of Khyber Agency, the educators and guardians don't see splendid future for youngsters because of what they call imperfect training approach.

"We have been anticipating that the administration should step for advancement of instruction following 11 years of inconvenience in the valley. Be that as it may, it appears those making strategies to elevate training need to advance absence of education in the region," Director of Maidan Cadet School Noor Muhammad Afridi told The News.

He said schools, healing centers and houses were annihilated in the valley amid 2013. "Like a few different schools, the Maidan Cadet School in Bar Qambarkhel was additionally revived with the backing of the security powers after the range was cleared inside three months," he said.

He said a senior authority of the security strengths induced tuition based schools' proprietors and instructors to collaborate with the administration in advancing training in the zone. Noor Muhammad included that the officer asked the tuition based school proprietors not to gather expenses from schoolchildren and rather the Fata Education Foundation would pay the charges for just 200 hundred understudies.

He said the Fata Education Foundation began giving Rs80,000 per school every month. "The Maidan Cadet School in Bar Qambarkhel has 700 understudies and 13 instructors. We are conveying Rs80,000 among those educators," he included.

Be that as it may, he said, some schools with 200 understudies and a couple of instructors were additionally getting the same measure of Rs80,000.He said the schools having a greater number of understudies and educators required more cash. "Else, we will restart charging expense in the schools soon," he included.

A senior instructor Fazal Rabi Afridi communicated worry over the administration's training approach, especially in influenced zone in Maidan valley in Khyber Agency.He said that previous representative Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Sardar Mahtab Ahmad Khan had focused on Maidan Tirah valley educators to regularize administration on legitimacy yet that wasn't possible.

"In Tirah Maidan, a day by day wager is acquiring more cash than an instructor who is paid Rs200 day by day," he claimed.He brought up that the Education Department had not issued the required books, tents, mats, chalks and different things to the Tirah Maidan schools in this way. The instructor said the education rate, which was at that point influenced by militancy in private and government areas, would dive if the legislature did not help the schools' administration.

He called attention to that instructors had been losing enthusiasm for educating and were hunting down employments in different divisions as their pay rates had diminished because of the new strategy.

Saturday, May 21, 2016

EU providing considerable funds for KP education: envoy

PESHAWAR: Ambassador of European Union Jean-Francois Cautain on Tuesday said that EU was giving significant assets to the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government for elevate ventures in training part.

Talking at a one-day class on the developing relations amongst EU and Pakistan, he said that the assets were particularly for the development of schools pulverized because of terrorist exercises.

The capacity was organized at the Sir Sahibzada Abdul Qayyum Hall of the University of Peshawar. Bad habit Chancellor UoP Prof Dr Muhammad Rasul Jan and others likewise talked on the event.

The envoy said that the EU was the biggest contributor of the improvement help on the planet. He included that 100 grants are being offered to the Pakistani understudies in different EU nations.

Reacting to an inquiry, he underlined that expense sanctuary in EU nations should be controlled as the same was bringing about lost 150 billion dollars through lawful duty avoidance. He opined that EU is concocting approaches to address the issue.

He said however EU was willing to assume its part in determining the Kashmir issue, India had declined their offer.

Friday, May 20, 2016

KU students, faculty gather to witness Mercury in transit

KARACHI: "Aray, I instructed you to leave everything and go to the housetop, we're going to search for Mercury," said a first year Karachi University understudy to another, as they dashed up the stairs to the housetop of the Institute of Space and Planetary Astrophysics.

On the housetop of the ISPA, understudies and staff had accumulated to witness an uncommon cosmic occasion — the travel of Mercury, which happens once consistently. The following is planned for Nov 11, 2019 and the one after for 2032.

At 3:45pm, understudies had begun to assemble on the housetop and set up the Sky-Watcher telescope with a determination of 1,200mm. Mercury, they said, would be unmistakably recognizable at 4:15pm and would keep on being noticeable till nightfall. Numerous understudies who did not get the chance to look through the telescope utilized X-Rays, shades and exceptional goggles.

Dr M. Javed Iqbal and Prof Dr Shahid Qureshi drove the travel watch group. Dr Iqbal said that travels of Mercury were uncommon occasions which occurred no less than 13 times in a century. He added that it was conceivable to watch the travels of Mercury and Venus from Earth.

He clarified that Mercury's circle was exceptionally unusual so it brought about the planet's separation from the Sun to shift from 46 million to 70m kilometers. Amid this travel, he included, Mercury ought to be around 52 million miles sunward from Earth.

Qasid, a first year understudy, shared his energy at being available to watch the travel of Mercury. "This is an uncommon occasion and critical for us as we are rehearsing stargazers," he said. He included that as the following travels would be years after the fact, "the vast majority of the general population here today won't not associate with, so this is exceptionally unique".

Naveed, another first year understudy, said that at around 4:10pm Mercury would be nearer to the sun. He included that his class would be on the housetop till 10pm as after Mercury they had moved toward locating Venus too.

Prof Faisal Rehman, a software engineering and space science educator, said that the travel of Mercury was like the lunar overshadowing. He included that not at all like the lunar obscuration where the moon was exceptionally obvious, Mercury would show up no greater than a speck.

This travel, he clarified, was occurring following 10 to 12 years.

"Given that today we have clear skies and great climate, we will have the capacity to see Mercury for 60 minutes and a half," he said.

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Private schools asked not to hold summer camps


No tuition based school would arrange summer camp for the understudies amid the mid year get-aways without taking earlier endorsement from the training office.

A roundabout issued by the Education Department

Punjab expressed all the tuition based schools would take earlier

endorsement from the instruction division to arrange

summer camps for the understudies.

It further expressed the tuition based schools would not be permitted to request advance expense from the understudies before the mid year get-aways as it increments money related weight on the guardians.

Rashida Shoaib, an occupant of Rawalpindi, said the

summer camps ought to be sorted out for terminal examination class understudies as it were

what's more, it would not be right

on the off chance that non-public schools sort out summer camps for

understudies of Class-I to IV, VI and VII.

Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) Convocation 2016

LAHORE, The twelfth Convocation of Lahore College for Women University (LCWU), Lahore will be held in the University primary ground on 25th May and its practice will be hung on 24th May, 2016.

As per an official statement issued here on Wednesday, the decorations, moves of honor and degrees will be granted to the understudies who have qualified BS, BCom, BBA, BE, BFA, Pharm D, MA, MSc, MS, MPhil and PhD in 2014 and 2015.

Chancellor and Governor of the Punjab will be the central visitor. Various Rolls of Honor have been allotted for co-curricular accomplishments while uncommon awards will likewise be circulated. Administration has guided the graduates to go to the practice and conference both dependably in appropriate hood and outfit.

US military school bars student from wearing Hijab

CHARLESTON: The Citadel military school in South Carolina has denied a solicitation by a recently conceded understudy to wear a customary Muslim headscarf.

The Citadel said a month ago it was thinking about the lady's solicitation to wear the head covering known as a hijab. Yet, school president resigned Lt. Gen John Rosa said in an announcement on Tuesday that after extensive audit, the school has denied the solicitation.

He said the cadet framework depends on a typical uniform and institutionalization of cadets in appearance, activities and benefits is vital to the military framework.

The announcement said the school perceives the significance of the profound and religious convictions of cadets and makes facilities for petition and dietary needs. He said regardless he trusts the understudy, whose name hasn't been discharged, will enlist.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Security of schools and colleges

THERE are at long last signs that the state might embrace a sensible way to deal with securing instructive organizations in the nation.

In fact, there has been little eased up in the trepidation produced by the unusual assaults on the Army Public School in Peshawar in 2014 and the Bacha Khan University in Charsadda prior this year.

In any case, on Saturday, the Sindh Rangers propelled a product application for the security of schools and universities in Karachi, selecting 15 places, in the underlying stage, for the operation and testing of the prompt reaction framework.

Under this anticipate, enlisted establishments will be given a code empowering them to send an instant message to the security framework and the cell telephones of Rangers authorities up to the rank of leaders.

The goal is to interface up the framework with the police headquarters and Rangers checkpoints in the zone worried, with the city being partitioned into 60 segments with a Rangers organization being made in charge of security.

The size of the assignment is not little: there are nearly 15,000 instructive establishments in Karachi.

Despite the fact that the military is slowing down operations in the tribal regions and the battle against terrorism is being taken to different parts of the nation, the truth of the matter is that the danger of militancy is a long way from being done. What's more, instructive foundations, as the activists have reminded us, remain targets since they are seen as advancing the state's belief system.

This point was brought home even before the APS assault when aggressors would explode young ladies' schools in the north of the nation. Indeed, even after the Peshawar slaughter and the agreement on the National Action Plan, the state screwed up in creating its reaction.

Instructive foundations were advised to reinforce their security and add to their resistance subtle element furnished gatekeepers, raised limit dividers introduced with razor-wire, etc.

The subject of where the assets would originate from was not pondered over.

Besides, some fairly odd thoughts were mooted, even briefly actualized in some spots with grievous results, for example, permitting staff and understudies to carry weapons. On the other hand understudies were subjected to half-baked re-establishments of aggressors' assaults.

In this setting, the trial in Karachi merits directing. The trust is that crisis reaction times can be enhanced and coordination between law implementers and instructive foundations — to be sure among the different branches of the law-authorization powers themselves — fixed.

There will doubtlessly be some hiccups at first, however these can be looked into to close the provisos.

A framework, for example, this, if in successful working request, could be duplicated by law-implementation powers the nation over.

The geotagging of police vehicles with a focal planning war room, for instance, would enhance reaction effectiveness. In the following couple of weeks, foundations the nation over will start their long summer break. That gives the time and the stimulus to calibrate and immaculate such defensive frameworks.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

NAB starts inquiry against KU VC for ‘embezzling funds’

ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Wednesday dispatched a request against the Karachi University's bad habit chancellor, professedly for misappropriation of open assets through illicit installments, arrangements and utilization of the provident asset, which brought about a Rs566 million misfortune to the national exchequer.

The choice was taken in a meeting of the Executive Board of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), held with its Chairman Qamar Zaman Chaudhry in the chair.The NAB Executive Board chose to allude the instance of senior PML pioneer and previous common clergyman, Punjab, Ch Zaheerud Din, Akhtar Ali, ex-Town Nazim, and others to theAnti-Corruption Establishment (ACE) as it didn't meet the edge laid in the SoPs for taking awareness of the case.

The NAB Executive Board chose to approve an examination against Tariq Iqbal Khan, ex-administrator and MD, National Investment Trust (NIT), Asif Jameel, ex-chief, NIT, and others. For this situation, the blamed persons were claimed for making illicit offer of Pakistan Engineering Company (PECO) offers by the NIT administration without acquiring the fundamental endorsement of the legislature.

The NAB board approved a request against Azeem Iqbal Siddiqui, ex-MD SSGCL, and others with respect to the buy of expert gas resources at excessive cost. For this situation, the blamed persons were affirmed for abuse of power, buy of professional gas resources in limit of single bidder for Rs2.25 billion at over the top value, therefore creating lost Rs800 million to the national exchequer.

The EBM chose to close the request against Nadir Shah, MD, Liquidator National Construction Company Limited, because of absence of implicating proof. On the finish of the Executive Board meeting, NAB Chairman Qamar Zaman Chaudhry emphasized that NAB is focused on killing debasement through all encompassing methodology of mindfulness, avoidance and implementation and by embracing zero resistance strategy against defilement all through the nation.

He coordinated all the NAB officers/authorities to put in their earnest attempts in behavior of protest check, request and examinations against degenerate persons as per the set down laws/SoPs of NAB.

Monday, May 16, 2016

500 schools in Mohmand remain closed due to teachers’ strike

GHALLANAI: Around 500 state-run schools in Mohmand Agency stayed shut throughout the previous two weeks because of the instructors' strike for their upgradation.

Conversing with correspondents on Wednesday, president of the Malgari Ustazan Mujahid Khan said the administration had declared redesigning the compensation size of educators four years back. He said the powers had on numerous occasions guaranteed the instructors that the issue of their upgradation would be determined however no move had been made in this way. He said around 2000 instructors had declined to perform obligations until warning of their uprgradation was issued.

"The administration ought to issue notice of the instructors' upgradation as investigations of around 70,000 understudies in Mohmand Agency are influenced," he said, including denying educators of their rights was foul play and deplorable.

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Computer use can alter your brain: Study

ISLAMABAD: Using a PC may change our way of life as well as adjust the way our mind learns as per another study.

Individuals who use PCs frequently are continually mapping the developments of their hand and PC mouse to the cursor on the screen, Health News reported.

Presently specialists have demonstrated that all that indicating and clicking, the normal PC client performs an amazing 7,400 mouse clicks for each week, changes the way the cerebrum sums up developments.

PCs deliver this issue screens are of various sizes and mice have diverse increases, said Konrad Kording of Northwestern University and the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago.

We need to rapidly find out about these with the goal that we don't have to re-take in every conceivable development once we change to another PC.

On the off chance that you have expansive speculation then you have to move the mouse just once and there you are adjusted, said Kording.

Research observed that Chinese transient laborers usual to utilizing PCs made more extensive speculations with regards to development learning than a gathering of age and training coordinated vagrant specialists who had never utilized a PC.

While both PC clients and non clients adapted similarly rapidly how to move a cursor while their hand was avoided view PC experienced people all the more promptly summed up what they found out about development of the cursor in one course to developments made in different headings.

To get to the base of that distinction the analysts considered another gathering of 10 individuals new to PCs both prior and then afterward they burned through 2 weeks playing PC amusements that required serious mouse use for 2 hours every day.

That two weeks of experience was sufficient to change over the speculation examples of those PC guileless people to that of general PC clients the scientists said.

The discoveries demonstrate that PC use changes our way of life as well as on a very basic level influences the neural representation of our developments there, searchers said

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Chief Minister Sindh announces Rs 20 million for SMIU

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shahon Wednesday declared Rs 20 million for Sindh Madressatul IslamUniversity (SMIU).

The Chief Minister made this declaration while talking at closing session of a three-day Sindh Hainan Universities Forum here.

The discussion was gone for setting up coordinated effort between colleges of Pakistan particularly of Sindh and China's Hainan area. This would incorporate the trading of understudies and resources.

The Chief Minister guaranteed all backing to SMIU which is almamater of father of the country Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah.

Communicating his fulfillment he said it was SMIU which was leadingother colleges of Sindh.

He said that credit for overhauling SMI to a college level went to lastPPP government.

He, alongside Sindh Senior Minister for Education Nisar Ahmed Khuhro, saw marking of Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) with four colleges of Hainan area.

He was educated by Vice Chancellor of SMIU Dr Muhammad Ali Shaikh that fourteen colleges, one each from Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, had built up cooperation with Hainan varsities through this gathering over most recent three days. What's more, he included 56 understandings were agreed upon.

He underlined on further fortifying of relationship amongst Sindh and China particularly through individuals to individuals contacts.

He related his administration s endeavors for advancement of educationover most recent eight years which included setting up of 10 open sectoruniversities in the area.

Sindh Chief Minister was of perspective that previous Prime Minister and organizer of Pakistan People's Party Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto offered support to Sino-Pak relationship.

He asserted that PPP had constantly given top need to China while setting up remote relations and joint effort.

SMIU Vice Chancellor Dr Muhammad Ali Shah educated the Chief Minister about the exercises of this gathering over most recent three days and the result including the consenting to of 56 arrangements with Hainan colleges.

Friday, May 13, 2016

LCWU celebrates its 94th anniversary

LAHORE, All set to celebrate 94th commemoration of foundation of Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) on Thursday (today).

As per a public statement issued here on Wednesday, LCWU, with enlistment of more than 10 thousand understudies, is a prestigious ladies college which was set up as a school on May 5, 1922. Bad habit Chancellor Dr Uzma Qureshi has masterminded an occasion as a team with Lahore College Associates (LCA) in the grounds where Higher Education Minister Zakia Shahnawaz will be the main visitor.

Built up in May 1922 as a middle of the road private school, LCWU was initially housed in an expanding on Hall Road, Lahore, with a sum of 60 understudies and 13 staff individuals. By 1950, the school quality had expanded to 600 understudies and the school was moved to the present expanding on Jail Road.

From May 1922 till today, Lahore College for Women University has seen gigantic development and improvement in different instructive projects.

LCWU by 1922 was associated with the University of the Punjab with undergrad programs in 18 disciplines. Inside the following two years the foundation had presented graduate projects in 14 subjects. LCWU has delighted in the status of being one of the pioneer young ladies' degree schools of Pakistan since 1940. Postgraduate classes in English were started in 1940 and respects classes in five subjects were presented in 1949. BSc classes began in 1955 while postgraduate classes in the subjects of Economics and Physics began in 1966. By 1979 Islamic Studies, Political Science and Psychology were additionally added to the regularly expanding rundown of controls taught at the college.

The college turned into a self-ruling body in 1990 and as its development advanced it was likewise lifted to the status of a college on tenth September 2002 which set it in the running for getting to be one of the main colleges of Pakistan. Lahore College for Women University is focused on advancing contemporary and basic thought in a portion of the major testing disciplines on the planet including Information Technology, Mass Communication, Environmental Sciences and Pharmacy which have been fortified and created with the liberal help of HEC. Before just two offices to be specific Physics and Botany were putting forth Masters in their individual fields. Amid 1990 to 2002 in the supervision of Professor Dr Bushra Mateen fourteen subjects in four year degree system were likewise presented.

In the Year 2010, another critical point of reference was accomplished as by and by Punjab government regarded this college by affiliating Govt Islamia College for Women, Cooper Road, Govt College for Women, Samanabad Lahore and Govt Degree College for Women, Gulberg Lahore with LCWU.

In a message on originators day Vice Chancellor Dr Uzma Qureshi has said that her group is sure of adapting to challenges in advanced education segment in 21st Century, particularly scholarly incredibleness, budgetary manageability and enabling of ladies graduates through brought together vital arranging, invigorating scholastic projects, exploration and development, and an arrangement of convictions that stretch trustworthiness and resilience important to improve the world a spot to live in.

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Seminar arranged on human rights

PESHAWAR: The Federal Ministry of Human Rights as a team with Bacha Khan University, Charsadda, masterminded a class on human rights instruction and sensitisation of understudies and staff of the college.

The goal was to offer introduction to the college understudies and employees on human rights issues and activities taken by the legislature to secure human rights. Prof Dr Ghulam Qasim Marwat, director of Board of Technical Education, KP government, Peshawar, shared the advancement of human rights and feeling of pride of a man.

Prof Dr Fazal Rehim Khan, Vice Chancellor, Bacha Khan University, Charsadda, highlighted and valued the part of Ministry of Human Rights. Ghulam Ali, Director, Regional Directorate of Human Rights, Peshawar, encouraged the understudies and employees to embrace research on human rights-related issues with solid suggestions for proper intercessions.

He spurred the members to allude casualties of human rights infringement through Toll Free Helpline (1099) for Legal Advice on Human Rights Violations.Robina Zafar, Muhammad Ibrar, and Naheed Ifran Khattak, highlighted the late activities attempted by the service keeping in perspective of the endorsement of activity arrangement by the executive.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Girls on top at GCU paintings contest

LAHORE, The female understudies Wednesday at the end of the day demonstrated that they have preferable style over young men by clean clearing all refinements at the Inter-Universities Flower and Painting Competitions 2016 sorted out by the Government College University Lahore Horticulture Society (GCU-HS) on the topic of "Three R's: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle'.

As indicated by a public statement issued here on Wednesday, the understudies from various colleges, including Lahore College for Women University and University of Education partook in the dry bloom and painting rivalries to bring issues to light among understudies about the physiological effect of general physical environment on individuals.

Shocking, all the positions in Fresh Flower (focus), dry blossom, T-shirt painting, notice painting and new bloom (corner) challenges were secured by the female members from various colleges.

GCU Botany Alumni Association President Ajmal Raheem, the main visitor at the prize appropriation, said it appears that females would be advised to style sense. Be that as it may, GCU-HS Adviser Prof Dr Zaheer-ud-Din attributed small support of young men to this 'incredible accomplishment' of female understudies.

Talking on the event, Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Hassan Amir Shah said that instructive foundations including colleges ought to similarly concentrate on the character-building and identity improvement of the adolescent other than granting them quality training and advancing imagination and exploration. He said GCU put in a considerable measure of its money related and HR on character-building and identity improvement of its understudies which later helped them in their expert fields.

Later, the VC gave away testaments and shields to Iram Iqbal, Ayesha Ghulam Nabi, Wajeeha, Iqra Iqbal, Maryam Abid, Fizza Shahzad and Darakshan for securing refinements in the different classifications of bloom and painting rivalries.

PhD: Punjab University has granted three PhD degrees to the researchers, incorporating Madeeha Afzal in the subject of Biological Sciences after endorsement of her proposition entitled "Recombinant Production of Native and Multi-Epitope Fusion Antigens of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis and their Evaluation", Sumera Naz in the subject of Agricultural Sciences after endorsement of her theory entitled "Characterisation and Management of Myrothecium Roridum Associated with Myrothecium Leaf Spot Disease of Momordica Charatia L. (Intense Gourd) in Punjab, Pakistan" and Iqra Arooj in the subject of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics after endorsement of her postulation entitled "Hereditary Analysis in Coronary Heart Disease Patients and Dynamics of Nuclear Calcium in Isolated Cardiomyocytes", says a public statement issued here on Wednesday.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Facilities for special students ordered

Islamabad: Minister of State for Federal Education and Professional Training Muhammad Balighur Rehman on Wednesday asked the Higher Education Commission to guarantee the most ideal offices for understudies with uncommon needs or incapacity at colleges the nation over.

"Unique individuals have extraordinary requirements. It is the obligation of an informed society to satisfy the necessities of such individuals," he said.

The priest said following the HEC managed open segment colleges in the nation, it ought to guarantee that the exceptional individuals' needs are enough met on grounds.

He said a strategy to encourage uncommon individuals ought to be made and imparted to all colleges and the colleges actualizing the approach in letter and soul ought to be legitimately perceived and respected.

The priest coordinated Allama Iqbal Open University Vice Chancellor Dr. Shahid Siddiqui and Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education Chairman Dr. Ikram Ali Malik to draft a proposition for expert advancement and social welfare of their individual representatives, and procurement of money related help to gifted and poor understudies, and submit it to him for important activity.

Monday, May 9, 2016

Bilquis College for Women holds convocation

Islamabad, The conference of MA English, MA Education, MEd, BA, BSc and BEd courses was held at Bilquis Postgraduate College for Women, PAF Base, Nur Khan, on Wednesday.

Saira Tarar, priest of state for national wellbeing administrations, directions and coordination, was the main visitor, while Begum Talat Sohail, president of Pakistan Air Force Women's Association (PAFWA), was likewise present on the event. Air Vice Marshal (r) Faaiz Amir, bad habit chancellor of the Air University, directed the function.

The main visitor recompensed trophy, decorations and declarations to the position holders in different orders. 'Quaid-i-Azam Trophy' for being the best understudy of the year was honored to Mamoona Hassan.

Air Vice Marshal (r) Faaiz Amir, presented the degrees to 77 understudies of MA English, 24 understudies of MEd, 30 understudies of MA Education and 192 understudies of BEd Courses.

Prior, Kaukab Ara Nasir, central of Bilquis Postgraduate College for Women, exhibited the yearly report of the school. Set up in 1984, Bilquis Postgraduate College for Women is not just one of the prestigious instructive establishments of Pakistan Air Force additionally a top positioning training school in the nation.

Additionally, MA English, MA Education, MEd, BEd, BA and BSc courses, the school likewise offers Diploma in Montessori and Computer Sciences.

Sunday, May 8, 2016

Appointment of VCs for 9 public universities

PESHAWAR: various exceptionally qualified and experienced academicians who were not called for meetings for the posts of bad habit chancellors for nine open area colleges have termed the procedure out of line and encouraged the powers to test the matter before finish of the enlistment procedure.

The scholarly and hunt advisory group, which incorporates recognized academicians and is going by previous administrator of the Higher Education Commission Dr Ataur Rahman, talked with exactly 65 competitors from among the 238 candidates for the prized positions on April 21 and 22.

As per sources, the board of trustees has concluded the rundown of prescribed contender for each college. In any case, attributable to the ex-Pakistan leave of the Secretary Higher Education, the rundown is yet to be given over to the Higher Education Department for further handling.

"The sooner we get the rundown, we would handle it. As the secretary is on leave till Sunday, we trust we would get the rundown after her entry," a senior officer in the Higher Education Department told The News.

In the interim, various senior academicians from various colleges drew closer this columnist to express their worry over the underlying investigation of competitors and the short-posting and meeting process.

A BS-22 teacher with splendid scholastic and examination record, who had been shortlisted however not required the meeting, told The News on the state of obscurity that the procedure was completely non-straightforward and absolutely unjustifiable.

"Countless, very much qualified and experienced academicians have been forgotten from the meeting. Some hopefuls were required the meeting the past night and late around evening time. Then again, academicians with 20-30 years experience of educating, examination and organization were overlooked," he asserted.

Another educator, likewise in evaluation 22 and was parcel of experience, was of the conclusion that the bore of the scholarly and pursuit board of trustees convener was obviously not faulty. "Be that as it may, individuals who did the examination and short-posting for the meeting confused the chiefs and proceeded with the pick and pick arrangement as done before," he guaranteed.

Hopefuls with zero managerial experience were called while those with substantially more encounters having the capacity of pulling in remote financing from various sources were overlooked, he kept up.

"It is to be sure bewildering that hopefuls with unmistakable scholastics and rich experience who were at first shortlisted in the rundown of 44 applicants were not required the meeting while another gathering with less experience was incorporated at the last stage just because of political weight," he asserted.

There were reports that even after the culmination of the short-posting a few competitors who had not been shortlisted were called for meeting by telephone or even SMS at the eleventh hour.An authority of the Higher Education Department, who was a piece of the procedure, said that exclusive a couple of candidates who had achieved the period of superannuation had not been required the meeting. He said later on the request of a few individuals from the pursuit council they were known as a day prior to the meeting. He dismisses the reports about political weight as ridiculous.

Some different applicants who were forgotten termed the whole procedure of choice and meeting as eyewash as the greater part of the occupant bad habit chancellors were given the chance to proceed with their employment.

They said the anomalies ought to be a matter of genuine sympathy toward the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) government, which has been guaranteeing that training and wellbeing were its top needs.

"In this period of data innovation the whole procedure of determination must be made straightforward with appropriate evaluation and ought to be just and just legitimacy based. On the premise of the required choice criteria, competitors must be measured with legitimate scoring and from that point the procedure ought to continue likewise to spare advanced education in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa as it concerns the fate of our coming eras," another distressed teacher said.

The authorities at the Higher Education Department then again dismisses the feeling that anomalies were submitted in the process and termed such claims as absolutely unjustifiable. A senior authority told The News that they had given over a nitty gritty rundown of all the qualified possibility to the inquiry advisory group and it was then its business to do the short-posting and call the contender for meeting.

He said they too alongside the secretary Higher Education Department were shocked when a portion of the candidates were not called for meeting. "We didn't have any say in the last short-posting. The whole procedure was done in a totally straightforward way," he demanded.

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Governor says technical education must for development

PESHAWAR: Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra on Wednesday said that open doors were being made accessible to the adolescent to get specialized instruction as it was the main way to flourishing and advancement.

"Our adolescents are exceptionally capable. They can possibly work for the advancement of the nation," he told the prize circulation function of National Skills Competition sorted out by the National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC) here.

"Our human capital is our greatest resource. We have to use it by giving specialized and professional preparing to our childhood," he added.The occasion was additionally gone to by Ina Lepal, German Consulate, Jeannette Seppen, Consulate for Netherland, Jean Francois Cawtain, Consulate of European Union, Executive Director, NAVTTC, Zulfiqar Cheema, Industrialists, Heads of Training Institutes, Skilled Youth and others.

The abilities chose for the opposition were beautician, dressmaking, style outlining, material planning, expressive arts, cooking, and so on. The senator circulated money prizes of Rs50,000, Rs30,000 and Rs20,000 among the first, second and third position holders of every exchange.

On the event, the senator went by and assessed the slows down and welcomed the work of trainees.Addressing the service, Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra said the talented human asset was crucial for running the modern units.

He said that specialized trainings can assume an indispensable part in the social and monetary advancement of the country."The youth must be knowledgeable, very much prepared and all around prepared to enter in the employment market," he said.

Senator Iqbal Zafar Jhagra said the legislature had begun different ability advancement programs for the young. "These preparation programs address the issues of the neighborhood businesses and countless could land abroad positions and add to settlements," he included.

The senator said that there was a desperate need to function as a country to balance out Pakistan. "Our gifted labor could lead the nation to a definitive objectives of thriving and confidence," he included.

Friday, May 6, 2016

GCUF sub-campus students protest non-recognition of degree

SAHIWAL: Around 300 understudies from the Sahiwal sub-grounds of Government College University, Faisalabad, (GCUF) dissented against the administration that they guaranteed neglected to get their BSc Engineering degree perceived by the Higher Education Commission (HEC), Punjab.

The understudies blocked Lahore-Multan GT Road at Pakpattan Chowk for two hours and blazed tires. They yelled mottos against the bad habit chancellor and sub-grounds administration.

They said getting a no-protest endorsement from the HEC was not their obligation but rather of the college administration that took a large number of rupees in charges from them.

The understudies, as of now part of the way through their degree, guaranteed they were offered admission to the BSc Engineering program yet now were being told they would get a BTech degree.

They facilitate said the college administration had blackmailed a great many rupees amid the most recent four years and had now let them know the HEC did not perceive the BSc Engineering program.

The understudies guaranteed the sub-grounds needed PhD educators and howdy tech research facility and expert staff on account of which the HEC did not perceive their degree.

Nauman Ahmad, an understudy of MPhil Management Science, said their grounds did not have a changeless PhD teacher.

"The whole workforce is going by," he included. He additionally said the HEC had asked the sub-grounds administration to quit taking MPhil classes here and shift the understudies to the primary grounds.

A few understudies said they had whined a few times to resigned Col Hasan Imam, the grounds executive, yet he didn't hear them out. Mr Imam declined to remark on the issue.

Later, police scattered the group upon certification that their issue would be brought up with the college high-ups.

No college educator drew closer the understudies for a discourse amid the two-hour challenge.

Thursday, May 5, 2016

PU book fair from today

LAHORE, Pakistan's biggest three-day yearly book reasonable 2016, under the aegis of Punjab University organization, will start from Thursday (today) at 10am at the hall of Institute of Education and Research, New Campus.

As indicated by an official statement issued here on Wednesday, eminent otherworldly pioneer, creator and TV character Sarfraz Shah will be the main visitor on the event.

Six Lahore schools closed for the day after bomb hoax

LAHORE: At slightest six schools in different parts of the city were emptied and shut for the day taking after a progression of trick calls around a bomb danger on Wednesday, police said.

The gatekeepers of two schools in Gulshan-i-Ravi ─ Government Girls' High School in G piece and Saeeda Butt Private School ─ were alarmed of a danger by a motorcyclist, after which the organization was educated and a call was made to 15 around 10:55am. The school was emptied taking after the trick, school sources said.

Government Boys High School in Chandni Chowk Sanda, Himayat-i-Islam school close Yateem Khana Chowk and two different schools in the Millat Park and Township zones were likewise alarmed of dangers, police authorities affirmed.

Dread and frenzy spread after the fabrications, with understudies attempting to clear as quickly as could be expected under the circumstances. Concerned guardians likewise achieved schools to lift their kids up. The schools that got trick calls were shut for the day.

Director Police Iqbal Town Shaista Nadeem told Dawn, "Five or six calls were gotten [on 15] however no bomb was found. We even sent a Bomb Disposal Squad group to hunt them. We will recognize the guests and capture the general population dependable."

Guardians and understudies the nation over have been tense after the assault on Bacha Khan University in January, which brought back recollections of the shocking Army Public School assault.

Inter exam being held today despite holiday

KARACHI: The Shabb-i-Mairaj occasion for instructive foundations on Thursday won't influence the halfway exams, which will happen as planned on the day.

Akhtar Ghori, director of the Board of Intermediate Education, Karachi, declared on Wednesday that the yearly HSC exams would not be irritated by the occasion and all hopefuls were required to show up for their papers.

The service of instruction had before declared an occasion for all open and non-public schools all through Sindh for May 5.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Security situation hindered schools’ reconstruction in KP

ISLAMABAD: The lawfulness circumstance in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has blocked the recovery of instructive establishments in parts of the region influenced by the 2005 quake.

While clarifying why the due date for the culmination of 124 schools in the Battagram and Shangla locale were missed, the acting agent executive of the Earthquake Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Authority (Erra) Brig Abu Bakar Amin Bajwa told the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) that the schools were not finished inside the given time span in view of the peace circumstance.

He said while the recreation of quake influenced schools was progressing in the previously stated locale, there were reports that 300 people in those ranges had been executed, and temporary workers in this manner thought that it was hard to keep working as indicated by the calendar.

The review powers questioned the moderate pace of development, and educated the PAC that most schools couldn't be revamped inside the stipulated time span.

As indicated by a review authority, the schools should be finished by 2011, however development was not finished until 2014-2015. The review report asserted Erra had discharged the sum to the temporary workers in June 2011 despite the fact that the schools were fragmented at the time.

The review official said that because of the direness, the legislature settled on pre-assembled development to restore the training division in the influenced territories. Notwithstanding of this, development waited on and the schools were given over to the instruction office following a breach of quite a long while.

Mr Bajwa admitted to some deferral, however ascribe it to a few reasons, including the security issue. He likewise said the installments were made to contractual workers after a considerable level of finish in light of the fact that the remaking was being financed by the Asian Development Bank (ADB), and the assets were because of breach in June 2011.

He demanded that the influenced schools have been finished, and recommended the review powers visit the regions to confirm the case.

PAC director Syed Khurshid Ahmed Shah recommended that confirmation ought to be completed by an outsiders, and not the review powers who had raised the complaint. He requested that the Erra administration keep in touch with the ADB to check the recreation of the influenced schools.

The PAC director, then again, recommended that the confirmation ought to be finished by the outsider not by the review powers who had raised the protest. He requested that Erra's administration compose a letter to ADB to check the reproduction of the schools.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

RMS students win placements in summer schools

Islamabad: Millennium Roots Schools is glad to be a platform for its understudies' achievement in winning arrangements at driving summer schools. An energizing world promising enterprise, learning and new encounters anticipates the fortunate Millennials who have gotten acknowledgments from Oxford, Cambridge and all the eight IV classes including Harvard, Yale, Columbia, Dartmouth, Princeton, Cornell, UPENN and Brown, says a public statement.

Millennial Naeem Tariq Mehmood from Millennium Campus I-9/3, Islamabad, will be going to summer project of Introduction to Human Evolution at Harvard University. Another 3 splendid Millennials Sohaib Nashit (AS Level), Anza Tariq (AS Level) and Haadia Ahmed (IGCSE) will join Yale for summers like George W. Hedge and Bill Clinton. Yale Young Global Scholars is an official system of Yale University, for Outstanding High School Students Yale is an American private Ivy League research college in New Haven, Connecticut.

Anza Tariq, Adil Sarwar, Mohammad Hashir Mehmood and Sana Eman Shaukat from AS Level and A Level have gotten acknowledgments from Brown Summer School.

Hammad Hassan from AS Level for Oxford Royale Academy Summer Program and Fiza Maqbool, Waiz Kamran, Anza Tariq, Assawer Toheed, Hammad Hassan, Sohaib Nashit, Zoha Faiz, Raina Paul and M. Usman merit affirmation for their fruitful determination for Oxford Institute.

Another splendid youthful Millennial Abdullah Ashraf will go to the prestigious International Cambridge Summer Program, while Assawer Toheed and Zoha Faiz will go to Cambridge Scholars' Program.

Another understudy Fiza Maqbool from AS Level got grant and acknowledgment from Columbia University, while Fiza Maqbool, Asma Emmanuel, Kinza Imtiaz, Fatima Saeed, Hashir Mehmood and Arooba Khalid for Princeton University, USA and Fatima Saeed Khan, Ayila Bokhari, Ahsan Idrees for Cornell, New York.

Monday, May 2, 2016

Steps to overcome shortage of specialist doctors

LAHORE, With a perspective to enhance medicinal instruction and plan postgraduate specialists in such claims to fame where intense lack of authorities specialists is confronted, a brought together instigation strategy for postgraduate learners will be presented so require based pros are accessible in the therapeutic calling.

Particular Healthcare and Medical Education Punjab Secretary Najam Ahmed Shah has assembled a conference today in which all the bad habit chancellors of therapeutic colleges and principals of open division restorative schools will take part.

In this association, an underlying meeting was hung on Sunday under the chairmanship of the secretary at Civil Secretariat, as indicated by a gift issued here. KEMU and FJMU VCs, UHS enlistment center, AIMC main, CPSP Punjab part Prof Khalid Masood Gondal, Additional Secretary Health (tech) Dr Salman Shahid, Medical Education Deputy Secretary Dr Nasir Shakir and different officers concerned went to the meeting. The meeting traded perspectives to advance a unified prompting arrangement for PGRs to keep up legitimacy and straightforwardness, and to conquer the deficiency of expert specialists in different claims to fame like anesthesia, nephrology, urology, and so forth.

Najam Ahmed Shah said that a concentrated approach and an instrument for the incitement of PG students would be set up with the counsel of the considerable number of partners and in light of the accord. He said that there was a need to energize and incentivise the specialists to get confirmation in those strengths where intense deficiency was being confronted. He said that suggestions and proposition from the VCs of medicinal colleges and the principals of therapeutic schools would be looked for in the meeting today and a strategy would be set up with the coordinated effort of CPSP.

Sunday, May 1, 2016

10,000 new PhDs to be produced under Pak-US Knowledge Corridor in 10 years

Islamabad, Under Pakistan-US Knowledge Corridor, upwards of 10,000 new PhDs will be delivered amid the following 10 years.

This data was shared at a daylong 'Pakistan-US University Partnerships Follow-up Workshop' sorted out by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) Pakistan in a joint effort with the US Embassy. The workshop was gone for sharing best practices in these organizations.

In his appreciated location, HEC Executive Director Dr. Arshad Ali said the organizations among the advanced education establishments of the two nations will go far in accomplishing wonderful results and targets. He said the organizations are advancing advanced education in Pakistan as the nation's colleges are using the encounters of US accomplices. He trusted that both the sides will profit by these activities.

Focusing on the requirement for a route forward to support these associations, he said the imperatives lying in the method for achieving targets of this lead project ought not be permitted to exasperate it. He appreciated the US Government, individuals and the US Embassy in Islamabad for their liberal backing to the general population of Pakistan by taking unmistakable fascination in happening to a portion of HEC's endeavors to advance advanced education in the nation.

Pastor Counselor, US Embassy, Jeffery Sexton shared an outline of the organizations between the colleges and acknowledged HEC for its attempts to make the project a win. "These organizations demonstrate HEC's dedication to scholarly inspire," he kept up.

He said the objectives accomplished through the project so far mirror the shared enthusiasm of Pakistani and US accomplices, including that these organizations are assuming a huge part in building the reciprocal relations. He watched that the organizations have given another viewpoint to researchers and basic deduction to resources, who have seen new educating styles. He trusted that the common coordinated effort will flourish in the years to come.

Talking on the event, HEC Consultant Dr. Mahmood-ul-Hassan Butt imparted the center points of HEC to the workshop members. He said when HEC was built up, it focused on three regions incorporating increment in evenhanded access to advanced education, quality, and importance of projects to nation's financial development.

He additionally highlighted the key desires connected with the Pakistan-US University Partnerships Program. He said the projects secured numerous subjects including design, brain science, software engineering, post-doctoral examination, improvement of English dialect workforce, sociologies, and business administration. He said the system helped learning distinctive methods for college organization, different sorts of examination, and classroom administration abilities, including that it prepared for Pak-US vital dialog in different fields including S&T. He additionally highlighted the part of working gatherings in making the organizations more helpful.

Alluding to the idea of Pak-US Knowledge Corridor, Dr. Butt said the thought to have a learning passage with the United States was advanced a year ago under the motivation of enhanced instructive coordinated effort. "This will help Pakistani colleges find out about the arrangement of US advanced education foundations and will prompt the exchange of this framework to Pakistan," he attested.

Over the span of workshop, members from various colleges shared the results of various activities keep running under the Pak-US University Partnerships Program. Delegate Director Arizona State University (ASU) Ahmed Saeed shared how the ASU is helping National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Islamabad and University of Engineering and Technology (UET), Peshawar in setting up Centers of Advanced Studies in vitality. He said separated from guaranteeing specialized backing, the ASU has given Rs15 million to each of the college for the reason, including that each of them have additionally been augmented Rs5 million for development work. He said the ASU is helping the two colleges in different territories like administration, educational modules advancement, trade of personnel, and manageability.

In her presentation, an agent of Fatima Jinnah Women University (FJWU), Rawalpindi, Sarwat Rasool, informed the members about the experience of FJWU banding together with the University of Texas, Auston. She said the two colleges have multi-disciplinary association, including that the ranges incorporated under the organization incorporate Behavioral Sciences, Media, Gender Studies, and Fine Arts. Uncovering the objectives of association, she said the organization goes for upgrade of examination, improvement of courses, and social mindfulness.

Instructor at National College of Arts (NCA) Mujahid informed the workshop members concerning the MoU marked between the NCA and University of Texas, Austen. He said the two organizations association was started in Fall 2015 and it will come full circle in Spring 2018. He said the zones secured under the project incorporate community oriented exploration, educational modules advancement, asset sharing, personnel and understudy trade, and expert development of workforce by the US partners.

Prof. Dr. Zakariya Zakir from University of the Punjab notified the members of the PU organization with Arizona State University in Sociology and Development Students. He said the association was as of late checked, including that it was a decent begin with joint effort in personnel improvement, research ventures, and detailing of educational programs.

AIOU International Collaboration and Exchange Office Director Zahid Majeed, IBA Sukkur Director/Vice Chancellor Prof. Nisar Siddiqui and HRD, HEC Adviser Waseem Hashmi Syed additionally conveyed presentations on Pakistan Distance Education Enhancement Program, an organization in the middle of AIOU and San Jose State University, junior colleges, and Pak-US Fulbright Scholarship Program individually.

Later, the workshop members joined in a discourse on ''How to Sustain the Partnerships after Formal Conclusion'' and ''Challenges and Opportunities in Partnerships''. They termed continuation of Pak-US joint effort basic for exchange of thoughts and encounters on the two sides.