LAHORE - The Spring Festival 2014 of the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) concluded with a funfair, drama, standup comedy and short-film competitions and a pet show on Saturday. UVAS Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha chaired the concluding ceremony and awarded shields and prizes to the position winning students and departments. The Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (IPS) got overall first position, DVM second position while the Institute of Biochemistry and Biotechnology (IBBT) in the festival. In drama contest, the IPS got 1st position and the Department of Environmental Science 2nd while the IBBT got third position. In standup comedy contest, Hasan from the Environmental Science got 1st position, Ishaq from the IBBT 2nd position while Salman from the IPS got 3rd position. In short film contest, Sanaullah Babar (IPS) got 1st position, Anees Usman (DVM) second, Sabeeha Naz (IPS) got 3rd position. In photography contest Anees Usman (DVM) got 1st position, Usman Bajwa (MBA) got 2nd position while Arjumand Malik won 3rd position. The university also arranged a pet show, which attracted a large number of pet lovers from all walks of life. In Karachi, Jinnah University for Women arranged a festival in connection with spring celebrations.This news was published in The Nation newspaper. Read complete newspaper of 30-Mar-2014 here.