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Attendance, fine rules update for medical students as UHS announces change in policy

01:48 PM | 29 May, 2024
Attendance, fine rules update for medical students as UHS announces change in policy
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LAHORE – The University of Health Sciences (UHS) on Wednesday announced various changes in its policy with an aim to facilitate medical students and regulate the operations of the medical colleges across Punjab. 

The changes were approved during the 37th meeting of the UHS Academic Council, presided over by Vice-Chancellor Professor Ahsan Waheed Rathore. Several significant resolutions were also passed to ensure a fair and supportive educational environment.

In a major relief to students, UHS has prohibited medical colleges from imposing fines on students without prior approval from the university.

Medical colleges can no longer impose fines on students without UHS authorization. This decision aims to curb the practice of levying heavy fines on students for minor infractions, which often burden their parents financially, it said.

Furthermore, students will be allowed to avail 18 holidays per year. In case of excess holidays, they will be required to attend additional classes to compensate.

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Currency Rates Today - Pakistani Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, Riyal - 14 July 2024

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on July 14, 2024 (Sunday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 279.8 for buying and 280.75 for selling. Euro's buying rate moves up to 301.25 and selling rate is 303.15.

British Pound rate is 355.15 for buying, and 358.65 for selling. UAE Dirham AED was at 76.5 and Saudi Riyal lowered to 73.65.

Currency Rates Today

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 08:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.8 280.75
Euro EUR 301.25  303.15
UK Pound Sterling GBP 355.15 358.65
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.5 77.25
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.65 74.37
Australian Dollar AUD 184.55 186.35
Bahrain Dinar BHD 741 749
Canadian Dollar CAD 203.75 205.75
China Yuan CNY 38.35 38.75
Danish Krone DKK 40.05 40.45
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.43
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.25 917.35
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.95 59.75
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.24 171.24
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.04 26.34
Omani Riyal OMR 722.87 730.89
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.39 77.09
Singapore Dollar SGD 202 204
Swedish Korona SEK 26.5 26.8
Swiss Franc CHF 309.15 311.65
Thai Bhat THB 7.5 7.65

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