Javed Iqbal

  • LAHORE - The University of Sargodha (UoS) has formed a committee to hold an inquiry into allegations of fraud, forgery and misuse of powers against former director of Bhakkar Sub-Campus Dr Zahid Hussain Chohan. According to official documents, the decision was taken at a syndicate meeting. Dean of ...

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  • LAHORE: The University of Sargodha (UOS) has constituted a committee to hold an inquiry against former Director sub-campus Bhakkar Dr Zahid Hussain Chohan. As per official documents, the decision was taken in the syndicate meeting. Dean faculty of Medical and Health Sciences Dr Zahoor ul Hasan will ...

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  • LAHORE - Punjab Chief Secretary Zahid Saeed has removed Floriculture (Training & Research) Director General Dr Abid Mahmood from office, initiating disciplinary proceedings against him. Mahmood was presently working as the DG Parks & Horticulture Authority (PHA) Rawalpindi. Besides him, PHA ...

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  • LAHORE: The University of Sargodha (UoS) while responding to a letter of the Higher Education Commission (PHEC) on the closure of departments of Punjabi, Arabic and Persian at the university said that it was misleading fact surfaced by some elements involved in irregularities. The PHEC had written ...

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  • LAHORE - The departments of Punjabi, Arabic, and Persian at the University of Sargodha (UoS) have not been closed but merged and renamed only, according to an official document. Responding to a letter from the Higher Education Commission (PHEC) on the closure of the said departments, Deputy ...

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  • LAHORE - The Punjab government has acquired the services of a London-based firm to measure the workload of bureaucrats, suggest steps to improve their performance and their eligibility to draw executive allowance. E&Y, which is one of the ‘big four’ accounting firms and one of the ...

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  • To the displeasure of the bureaucracy working in Punjab, the Ernst & Young (E&Y) has been assigned the task of calculation of work load as well as the distribution of the superior executive allowance to be given to the senior and junior officers working in Punjab, The Nation has learnt. The ...

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  • The newly appointed Inspector General Police (IGP) has demanded of the Punjab government to enhance risk allowances of the Punjab Police, said an official letter written to the Chief Minister. Official sources said that the IGP after taking charge of the top police office forwarded the summary to ...

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  • LAHORE: Both the top civil as well as police heads fail to get the Punjab government superior executive allowances while the Lahore High Court registrar succeeds getting it, sources in the Punjab government confided to The Nation. The Punjab government in the beginning of 2017 approved the ...

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  • LAHORE - Various lobbies have become active to save those appointed illegally to the University of Sargodha (UoS) and they are now threatening the university administration to have their demands accepted, it is learnt. Sources in the Higher Education Department (HED) said that some elements were ...

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  • LAHORE - A large faction of the provincial bureaucracy expressed mixed reaction over the Panama leaks final judgment that ousted Nawaz Sharif on Friday. Some officers showed pleasure while others called it an attack on democracy. Those who are holding key slots in Punjab either at Civil Secretariat ...

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  • LAHORE: Many lobbies have become active to save the skin of their men appointed illegally in the University of Sargodha (UOS) and started a threatening campaign against the administration, it has been learnt. Official sources at the Higher Education Department (HED) confirmed that after the ...

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  • LAHORE: A good number of the provincial officers expressed mixed reaction to the Panama leaks final judgment that ousted the premier, Nawaz Sharif. Some officers showed pleasure while others called it an attack on democracy. Those who are enjoying good slots in the province are either in the Civil ...

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  • LAHORE - The results of the Lahore Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) show that students of public and private schools have been taking turns in terms of winning top positions over the last couple of years. The results of the last three years show that private and public ...

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  • LAHORE - Noted educationists said on Saturday there was a need to develop an education policy and curriculum compatible with the market needs. Speaking at a seminar on “Non-compatibility of our education system with job opportunities and Character Building” at the Hameed Nizami Press ...

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  • LAHORE - An inquiry committee constituted by the chief minister to examine the representation of former VC Dr Rukhsana Kausar against the eligibility of the incumbent Lahore College for Women University VC Dr Uzma Qureshi for vice chancellorship met here the other day. The committee consists of Dr ...

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  • LAHORE - The Punjab government has transferred the administrative control of the Punjab Emergency Service (Rescue 1122) from the Home Department to the Services and General Administration Department (S&GAD). This is the third time that the Punjab government has transferred the administrative ...

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  • LAHORE - The Punjab government has plans to set up separate revenue courts after a due legal process, The Nation has learnt. “It is difficult for district administrations (DCs/ACs) to spare time for revenue courts due to extra workload,” according to minutes of the committee on land ...

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  • Lahore - Despite the ban imposed by the Punjab government on the establishment of new sugar mills and their relocation in the cotton belt, the relocated three sugar mills have been provisionally allowed to continue their operations. Secretary Industries Dr Mujtaba Paracha has suspended the tribunal ...

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  • LAHORE - The consultant who had been hired to judge whether the Punjab Irrigation and Drainage Authority (PIDA) was needed or not has recommended that it should be given only an advisory role while the irrigation department should be responsible for operation of the water distribution system, The ...

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  • LAHORE - The School Education Department, which claims it has achieved enrolment targets, is all set to outsource more public sector schools. There is no answer to this question: Is outsourcing of government schools failure of the public education system? Adviser to the chief minister Michael ...

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  • LAHORE - Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif has declared 2017-18 as literacy year and directed the authorities to evaluate teachers' performance and conduct third-party audit of the PITB data on schools. Chairing a high level meeting the other day, Sharif said that although the achievements highlighted ...

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  • LAHORE - The Higher Education Department (HED) has directed the University of Sargodha (UOS) to de-notify appointments made without following the proper procedure. These recruitments were made without floating advertisements in the newspapers. The Higher Education Department committee concluded the ...

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  • LAHORE - A committee constituted to look into the VCs case is facing objections over its formation, as three out of four members are also part of the body meant for searching the university heads. The committee, constituted on the application of Dr Rukhsana Kausar to examine the Lahore College for ...

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  • LAHORE - A committee set up by Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has recommended establishing VIP counters at Arazi Service Centres across the province. The meeting was chaired by provincial law minister Rana Sanaullah who also censured the Punjab Land Records Authority (PLRA) Director General ...

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  • LAHORE - Contrary to tall claims of the Punjab government, not a single mining scheme has been added in the Annual Development Programme (ADP) 2017-18, The Nation learnt reliably. The only scheme the Mines and Minerals (M&M) department added in the ADP this year was dropped by the Planning and ...

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  • LAHORE - The Higher Education Department Monday notified vice chancellors in two public sector universities including University of Sargodha (UoS) and Lahore College for Women University (LCWU). Dr Uzma Quraishi whom the LHC removed from the LCWU VCship was notified as the VC for four years in the ...

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  • LAHORE - The Punjab Land Record Authority (PLRA) plans to establish VIP counters at the tehsil level costing Rs32m to the national exchequer, official sources told The Nation. After approval of the CM, the sources added, the counters for VIP will be set up. “It didn’t match to the CM ...

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  • LAHORE - The Higher Education Department (HED) has sought nod of the Punjab governor to appoint vice chancellors in two of the public sector universities, sources said on Wednesday. The chief minister has already approved names for two educational institutions - University of Sargodha (UOS) and ...

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  • LAHORE - Longer work hours and undue pressure by Punjab’s chief executive is resulting in deaths and bad health of many of the top officers in the province. Although the provincial government Friday transferred and replaced several officers who fell ill because of tough duty, the situation of ...

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