Archive for Author: gcu_staff

GCU candlelight vigil pays tribute to Ali Sadpara

A candlelight vigil was held here at the Government College University Lahore to pay tribute to Pakistan’s legendry mountain climber, Muhammad Ali Sadpara, who lost his life during an expedition to summit the world’s second-highest peak, K2, in the winter season. Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr Asghar Zaidi also participated in...

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40,000 plants donated to GCU

The Sophia Mahmood Ali Foundation has donated as many as 40,000 indigenous plants to the Government College University Lahore Horticulture Society to beautify the university’s 370 acres new campus at Kala Shah Kaku. The donation is made in the memory of Sophia alias Gulae, a beautiful girl who...

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GCU forms Girls Cricket Club

The Government College University Lahore has formed its first ever Girls Cricket Club, and appointed two distinguished Ravians and international cricket players Sidra Amin and Ayesha Zafar as coaches of its female cricket team. The announcement was made by Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi at the University’s...

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GCU celebrates Baloch Culture Day

The Baloch Culture Day was celebrated here at the Government College University Lahore on Monday with zeal and fervor, as a large number of male and female students wearing traditional Balochi dresses, turbans and shalwar qameez and waistcoats paraded through the University’s Bukhari Lawns, performed folk dances and sang...

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GCU establishes Tariq Farani Center for Music

LAHORE – The Government College University Lahore has established the Tariq Salman Khan Farani Center for Music, besides erecting a portrait of the late music teacher at the University’s Bukhari Auditorium. Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi along with eminent classical singer Ustad Hamid Ali Khan inaugurated the center...

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GCU starts yoga classes for female students

The Government College University Lahore has initiated regular yoga classes for its female students and faculty members. Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi inaugurated the yoga classes titled “Let’s Get in Shape” organized by the University’s Directorate of Sports in collaboration with the Pakistan Yoga Council (PYC). Speaking...

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Pashtun Cultural Festival marked at GCU

Playing the traditional music instruments including rubab, wearing the culture dresses, performing the traditional dance Attanr and peace walk – the students of Government College University Lahore on Thursday celebrated the Pashtun Cultural Festival on the campus with enthusiasm. The event was aimed at presenting the beautiful Pashtun Culture...

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ANF holds leadership training for GCU students

The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) Academy, Punjab has organized a three-day intense multi-sectoral leadership training for the students of Government College University Lahore on the request of Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi.    Besides the members of the University’s Anti-Narcotics Society, the presidents of other leading societies including Debating Society...

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آزاد جموں اینڈ کشمیر کے صدرسردار مسعود خان کا جی سی یونیورسٹی لاہور کا دورہ

Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) President Sardar Masood Khan while addressing the students of Government College University Lahore has asked Pakistani youth to excel in their fields, saying that a strong, united and economically prosper Pakistan guarantees the independence of Kashmir. He urged youth to develop the advance skills...

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GCU 120th Annual Sports concludes

Maliha Yousaf and Hadiqa wins the title of the university’s Best Female Athlete LAHORE: The three-day 120th Annual Sports of the Government College University Lahore on Saturday concluded with a colorful ceremony at the university’s Oval Ground marked by the Gymkhana events including Girls Chatti Race, Cricket Ball Throw,...

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