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21 varsities to attend FCC’s Vasaakh film festival

LAHORE – Delegations from 21 universities, 19 local and five international, will attend the 4th Vasaakh documentary film festival being organised by Forman Christian College (FCC) Mass Communication Department from April 18 to 20.
Notable foreign universities have been invited to the festival, including University of Oslo, Norway, Delhi University, India, University of Bhopal, India and Katmandu University, Nepal. The festival will showcase student documentaries based on cultural

Centre to fund varsities for two years: Qaim

KARACHI – Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah on Saturday presided a meeting of vice chancellors of Sindh’s public sector universities at the CM House. The meeting was briefed that after approval of 18th amendment, education is a provincial subject and educational institutions including universities are under provincial government set-up.
The chief minister addressing the meeting said that not only 18th amendment, even long ago under federal list number 1, concurrent list,

‘10% more female smokers in colleges and varsities in last few years’

KARACHI – The number of female smokers in the colleges and universities of the country has jumped from six percent to 16 percent in a matter of a few years, disclosed healthcare experts during 12th Biennial Convention of Pakistan Islamic Medical Association (PIMA) on the topic of ‘Tobacco Control – Key to Disease Prevention’. They expressed grave concern over the popularity of cigarettes among the youth due to their lower prices, saying that cigarettes are cheaper than a loaf of bread