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Poor students on receiving end in upcoming PU budget

LAHORE : With no solid plan for resource generation or to even curtail the ever increasing establishment-related expenditures, Punjab University (PU) administration is all set to shift its financial burden on poor students in its upcoming budget. Besides revising certain fee dues for new and already enrolled students, PU’s Finance & Planning Committee has proposed

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PU hosts AICE orientation session

LAHORE : An orientation session for the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AICE) was organised at the Institute of Chemical Engineering and Technology (ICET), University of the Punjab. A PU spokesperson said it was a matter of pride for PU ICET for getting its petition approval as AICE-chapter from a world leading organisation. Director ICET

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Five injured in PU students’ clash

LAHORE:Two student groups clashed at Punjab University (PU) on Thursday evening leaving around five students injured. The cause of the clash could not be known immediately but it took place before the Islami Jamiat Talaba (IJT) started its rally and conference in support of senior Kashmiri Hurriyat leader Yasin Malik who was jailed for life

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Students end protest sit-in

LAHORE:Punjab University (PU) administration’s negotiations with the protesting Baloch students of the university on the issue of arrest of guest Bebagr Imdad from PU hostel remained successful. A PU spokesman said that the university administration had written a letter to the Punjab government mentioning the concerns of the Baloch students while the protesting students had

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Governor okays 25pc special allowance for varsities employees

LAHORE:Punjab Governor Omer Sarfraz Cheema has said that why the hatchers of grave conspiracies like attack on Supreme Court and Memo Gate have not been brought to book till date. The Sicilian mafia is trying to make the constitutional institutions its “bullying force”, said the governor in a statement. He said that the Constitution and

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PU, UET tighten security for Chinese faculty members

LAHORE :After Karachi’s tragic incident in which three Chinese faculty members lost their lives, Punjab University administration has beefed up security around its international hostel housing Chinese teachers. The University of Engineering & Technology (UET) Lahore has also tighten security for its Chinese faculty members at the university’s China Desk. On the other hand, PU

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PU teachers boycott classes, stage protest

LAHORE:A number of Punjab University (PU) teachers boycotted their classes on the call of PU Academic Staff Association (PUASA) and protested outside the office of Vice-Chancellor for the acceptance of their demands on Thursday. Of 1,000 plus faculty members, less than 50 teachers were seen in the protest outside the VC office. Those who attended

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MoU signed on joint education programme

LAHORE:Punjab Board of Technical Education (PBTE), Tevta and Tang Chinese Education & Technology Ltd signed MoU here on Tuesday. According to details, the MoU was aimed to impart effective training, quality assessment, certification to the manpower for local economic zones and CPEC Industries & Special Economic Zones (SEZs) by launching CCTE Model Sino-Pak Dual Diploma

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PUASA to observe Black Day today

LAHORE:A meeting of Executive Council of the Punjab University Academic Staff Association (PUASA) was held here on Tuesday. It discussed several issues, including Disparity Reduction Allowance (DRA), performance based increment, honorarium for TTS faculty, house requisition & utility allowance, advance increments and ante-date appointments. The meeting decided that Wednesday (today) will be observed as ‘Black

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HED forms search body for PU new VC

LAHORE:Higher Education Department (HED) Punjab has started the procedure for the selection of Vice-Chancellor for Punjab University (PU) as Prof Dr Niaz Ahmad Akhtar is going to complete his four-year term as the VC in June this year. Prof Niaz was appointed Vice-Chancellor Punjab University for a four-year term on June 02, 2018 following he

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