Punjab decides to upgrade all nursing schools to colleges

Adrian Ovalle

A nurse wears a face mask at a hospital in Pakistan. — Reuters/FilesNurses can now pursue masters, PhD programmesStudent capacity increased from 1,600 to 2,350Stipend increased from Rs20,000 to Rs31,000LAHORE: Punjab Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid said Tuesday that all nursing schools in Punjab will be upgraded to colleges with the students receiving degrees instead…

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Thousands of textbooks could be banned in Punjab, says official

Sandra Loyd

LAHORE: The Punjab Curriculum and Book Board on Saturday banned a hundred school books in a single day for including material considered “anti-national” and “blasphemous”. “We are currently examining over 10,000 books being taught in private schools so the banned textbooks could be in thousands once we are done,” Rai Manzoor Hussain Nasir, the handling […]

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PPP Punjab leaders not ready to trust PML-N, Bilawal disagrees

Sandra Loyd

Senior leaders of the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) in Punjab on Tuesday prompted party chief Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari to reassess his decision of introducing a joint opposition motion versus the federal government in partnership with the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), stating the latter was playing the role of a friendly opposition, a private news channel reported. […]

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Punjab: 8 Sikh pilgrims from Nanded test positive for coronavirus total count 330

Sallie Anderson

8 Of The Sikh Pilgrims Who Just Recently Returned From Maharashtra’s Nanded Checked Positive For Coronavirus On Monday, Prompting A Decision To Quarantine And Test All Those Who Are Brought To Punjab From There. PTI|Upgraded on: 27 Apr 2020, 11: 56: 18 PM Symbolic picture (Picture Credit: Submit Picture) New Delhi: 8 of the Sikh […]

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Punjab govt reshuffles bureaucracy – Pakistan Today

Sandra Loyd

LAHORE: The Punjab federal government has actually reshuffled bureaucrats in essential departments on the instructions of guv and chief secretary. According to a notice released by the Solutions & & General Administration Department (S&GAD) on Wednesday, Zafar Nasrullah Khan (PAS/BS-21), officer on unique task (OSD), S&GAD, has actually been posted as extra chief secretary (services […]

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