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Humayun Gauhar

The quest continues

The wonder of wonderment Some would have Hamlet a schizophrenic – “To be or not to be…” Schizophrenia is a mental illness caused by a split or bipolar – and sometimes multipolar

GCU holds inter-varsity science exhibition

The Government College University (GCU), Lahore Chemistry Department on Monday held an Inter-Universities Science Poster Exhibition in collaboration with the Ravians Forensic Society and international organisation Mendeley to highlight the quality research

The tragicomic science

Economics is a tragicomic praxis par excellence. Tragedy and comedy are seen by Aristotle as two different dramatic modes for talking of two opposite types of human action. The former deals with

LUMS organises Computer Science Open Day

LAHORE – The Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) organised the Computer Science Open Day on Monday. The session included an information session about the programme, one-to-one talk with faculty members and dean and also a display of major researches carried out by faculty members.
Computer Science Department Head Dr Sohaib Khan, along with various other faculty members, shed light on the various initiatives and projects undertaken by the department. School of Science

Political Science Dept wins GCU 111th sports

LAHORE – The Political Science Department lifted the prestigious general trophy at the closing ceremony of the 111th Annual Sports of the Government College University Lahore on Sunday. GCU Biotechnology Department stood first among girls.
Punjab Minister and Old Ravian Main Mujtaba Shujaur Rehman was the chief guest at the ceremony marked by colorful and vibrant Gymkhana events. Girls competed in Chatti Race and History Department student Sadaf Aslam won the event. The tug of

KC organises Science Exhibition

LAHORE – The Science Club of Kinnaird College (KC) for Women, Lahore organized the first ever Science Exhibition 2011 on Wednesday. Students from the departments of natural, formal and applied sciences participated in the event. Around 250 students contested for three categories including model making, poster presentation and multimedia presentation whereas around 60 students also presented scientific concepts, techniques and their research projects.
KC Principal Dr Rukhsna

FC college discusses role of science

LAHORE – Two-day international workshop on “The Conduct of Responsible Science” started yesterday, in the auditorium of FC College University Lahore. Punjab University Vice-Chancellor, Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran presided over the second session of the first day of the workshop. The workshop is being organized in collaboration with FC College University Lahore, International Council for Life Sciences (ICLS) and COMSTECH.

Science students prefer matric to O-level

Lahore – Students seeking professional education have started preferring Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) system and have started opting for Matriculation and Intermediate instead of General Certificate of Education (GCE), O and A-levels, has learnt.
Various families, especially of doctors and engineers, are forcing their children to follow the Pakistani educational system as they consider that the course taught in engineering and medical colleges are based on

ARCHAIC WISDOM – Factual errors found in science textbooks

Lahore – The spectrum of education revolves around the quality of teachers and the textbooks and the situation becomes hopeless when the children are taught obsolete and even factually incorrect information. Pakistan Today has learnt about a number of such factual inaccuracies in various science textbooks of different grades.
NEBULA VS GALAXY: For instance, in the science textbook for eighth standard, the chapter “Galaxies and Stars” has numerous mistakes. On page no 161, the

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