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Sahil holds workshop for child rights

Sahil holds workshop for child rights

LAHORE – Punjab chief minister (CM) has been taking interest in working for child rights and will receive regular notifications regarding any issues concerning child rights, said advisor to CM Zakia Shahnawaz at a workshop held by Sahil, a child rights organisation.
The workshop attempted to gather professionals from fields related to child rights and issues, including officials from government departments, such as Social Welfare, Child Protection and Welfare Department, Labour

Curriculum design workshop concludes

LAHORE – A curriculum design workshop concluded on Tuesday at a local hotel. The four-day workshop was jointly organised by the USAID funded Pre-Service Teacher Education Program (Pre-STEP) and the Higher Education Commission (HEC).
The workshop aimed at designing the semester-II courses for the newly-introduced two-year associate degree in Education (ADE) and four-year BEd (Hons) elementary degree programmes. The intended outcomes of the workshop were to design course

Workshop on managing disasters ends

ISLAMABAD – Masses should be educated in water resource management, the closing session of a three-day International Workshop on “Education for Managing Hydrological Extremes and Related Geo-Hazards” conducted by the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering (SCEE), National University of Science and Technology (NUST) in collaborative sponsorship of UNESCO and Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC) expressed on Tuesday.
Federal Minister for Science and Technology, Pir

Workshop on drug addiction

WAZIRABAD – The menace of drug addiction is increasing day by day and over 8 million people have drug addicts in the country. These views were expressed by speakers at a one-day workshop at Government Maulana Zafar Ali Khan Degree College Wazirabad.
They urged the government to take steps to eradicate this menace of drug addiction. “Drug addiction has very dangerous effects on the health of human beings. In a backward country like Pakistan where the economy is already in a bad

Workshop on larger role for women in police

Karachi – The National Police Bureau and GIZ (German agency for international cooperation) organised a workshop to highlight issues faced by women within the Police Department, ranging from recruitment to retention and training to promotion, at a hotel in Karachi. Police officers, including women, participated in the conference in which, considering the increased demand of men officers for security duties, active involvement of women in police was emphasised. Speakers at the

Workshop on water issues and options

KARACHI – Considering water as lifeline of Pakistan’s sustainable development, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) would organise a two-day workshop on ‘Water – Issues and Options’ in Islamabad.
In a statement issued Friday, IUCN Pakistan Education, Communication and Outreach Programme Officer George Sadiq stated that the organisation undertook a study on the issues and options for the upper and lower riparian of the Indus River and based on it and several

Neuro-angiography workshop concludes

LAHORE – The installation of the state-of-the-art neuro-angiography machine at Lahore General Hospital (LGH) is a revolutionary step which has enabled the doctors to treat and repair the veins of the brain without opening the skull, medical experts said in the concluding ceremony of a two-day training workshop of neuro-angiography at the LGH on Sunday.
Previously doctors conducted long operations for cerebral arterio-venous malformations which took a long time for healing the

Workshop on Neurointervention tomorrow

LAHORE – The 2nd Neurointervention and Therapeutic Training workshop will be held from January 3 at the Lahore General Hospital (LGH) during which senior consultants, including interventional neurologist of Western General Hospital Edinburgh Dr Peter Keston, will deliver lectures and perform various interventional procedures of Neuroangiography, mostly under general anesthesia.
A number of young doctors from LGH, Shoukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital, Sheikh Zyed Hospital and

Armed men raid WASA workshop, steal two trucks

LAHORE: Six armed men stole two trucks of Water and Sanitation Authority (WASA) from its mini workshop located in Gowala Colony in the Harbanspura police precincts on Sunday.
Harbanspura police has claimed to have recovered one of the two stolen trucks and arrested a truck lifter from Pindi Bhatian later on.
Armed men, equipped with sophisticated weapons, barged in the office of Aziz Bhatti Town Administration in Gowala Colony where WASA had also set-up its mini workshop and

4th KC Teacher Workshop ends

LAHORE: Fourth Teachers Training Workshop, hosted by Kinnaird College in collaboration with Environmental Protection Department (EDP), was held from November 15 to December 15.
Initiated in June 2008 with funds provided by EDP, the programme aims to create environmental awareness amongst the youth and is designed to develop awareness, competence and teamwork in the teachers to impart environmental awareness in their students.
The first workshop was carried out with the

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