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CSS's candidates names, roll numbers displayed on FPSC website
Islamabad, Feb 21: Federal Public Service Commission (FPSC) Friday notified the names and roll
numbers of the candidates, who applied for CSS Examination‑2009, have been
displayed on its website, i.e. www.fpsc.gov.pk .
candidates can check their names and roll numbers, however, applicants whose
names are missing should contact the FPSC immediately through e‑mail of phone
number: 051‑9210702 & 9212317. App
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Fellowship for journalists: March 22 last date to apply
Islamabad: The 'Dag Hammarskjold Scholarship Fund for Journalists' is now
accepting applications from professional journalists from developing countries
for its 2009 Fellowship Programme, informs a press release issued by the United
Nations Development Programme here Friday.
The fellowships are available
to radio, television, print and web journalists, age 25 to 35, from developing
countries who are interested in coming to New York to report on international
affairs during the 63rd session of the United Nations General Assembly. The
fellowships will begin in mid-September and extend to late-November and will
include the cost of travel and accommodations in New York, as well as a per diem
The programme is open to journalists who are native to one of
the developing countries in Africa, Asia, South America and the Caribbean, and
are currently working full-time for a bona fide media organisation in a
Applicants must demonstrate an interest in and
commitment to international affairs and to conveying a better understanding of
the United Nations to their readers and audiences. They must also have approval
from their media organisations to spend up to two months in New York to report
from the United Nations.
Journalists who are awarded Fellowships are
given the incomparable opportunity to observe international diplomatic
deliberations at the United Nations, to make professional contacts that will
serve them for many years to come, to interact with seasoned journalists from
around the world, and to gain a broader perspective and understanding of matters
of global concern. Many past Fellows have risen to prominence in their
professional and countries.
This is the 48th year that the Dag
Hammarskjold Scholarship Fund has sponsored the Fellowship Programme for
Journalists. The programme is administered on a volunteer basis by journalists
at the United Nations, who raise money from foundations, corporations and
The deadline for submission of applications is March
22, 2009. Eligibility and documentation requirements and Fellowship application
form are available at http://unjournalismfellowship.org Questions about the
programme, eligibility and application process can be directed to email:
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Bahria College award ceremony
Rawalpindi: A ceremony was held in Bahria Foundation College Westridge
Campus to award the winners of International Kangaroo Mathematics Contest, says
a press release.
Director Education Bahria Foundation Colleges Captain
(r) Khan Akbar who was chief guest on the occasion gave away the certificates
and medals. He also gave away certificates to the teachers who made the students
prepared for the contest.
It is recalled that total number of 47 students
of BFC Westridge campus achieved medals in the contest held in March last year.
Six students got third position in Pakistan and seven students got fifth
positions in the entire country, whereas 34 students got medals for obtaining
above 70% marks.
In his speech, Director Education Bahria Foundation
Colleges Captain (r) Khan Akbar appreciated the award winning students for their
passion, commitment and effort to bring good name to their Alma matter. He also
commended the faculty members for their able guidance to the students.
his welcome address, BFC Westridge Campus Principal Commodore (r) Muhammad
Younas higlighted the criterion to select the students for the contest and to
prepare them to meet the future challenges in order to make them fruitful
citizens. The News
SZABIST students visit school for street children
Islamabad: The students of Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science
and Technology (SZABIST) on Friday visited Rah-e-Amal, school for street
children and a philanthropic venture initiated and headed by Zohra
The students of the university upon their visit were overwhelmed by
the firm determination of a team of teachers who had devoted their time and
efforts to work with these children who have no previous educational experience
and are blatantly lacking the most basic level grooming.
As the name
suggests, Rah-e-Amal's sole purpose is to instill amidst the young ones the
values of virtuous and rightful actions. An input output model analogy could be
the best way to describe the process of transformation; unkempt ruffians being
the input and exemplary individuals being the output.
It's an admirable feat
that they have achieved with no governmental assistance. Rah e-Amal is a
charitable set-up and yet does not seek charity, primarily because the community
without being asked, donate generously as they are well aware and can
practically observe that their funds are being utilized for the betterment of
the future generation. This set-up is a collaborative effort between all the
agents who are responsible for its sustenance.
Rah-e-Amal sets the standards
of the kinds of teachers required by a school catering to the less-previliged.
The teachers do their best to impart quality training to these children. Their
hard work is integral to run this school and their patience has been
The students who are from different age groups are
placed in respective classes on the basis of their ability to learn and each
child is individually worked upon so that he or she can be placed in a
respective class. By the time they spend a few months here they are at the same
level as any other normal children of their age.
This school that started
with five children in 1998 now has an enrollment of 190 and education is being
provided till matriculation. The Nation
10 students injured in mild intensity earthquake
Peshawar: An earthquake of a mild intensity hit different parts of the NWFP,
including Hazara division, Friday morning.
The tremor with intensity of
5.7 on the Richter scale hit the region at 8:48 a.m. and was felt in different
areas, including Peshawar, Abbottabad, Mansehra and Battagram districts. The
epicentre was said to be near Muzaffarabad in Azad Kashmir.
created panic among people who rushed out of their homes in Mansehra and
Battagram districts, etc. Reports from Mansehra said roads leading to Naran,
Kaghan and Konsh valleys remained blocked because of landslides.
as 10 children of Primary School Lower Kas in Bakot area of Abbottabad were
injured when the wall of the school fell on them because of the earthquake.
Injured children included Adnan, Hafiza, Owais, Mubashar, Ahmad, Mohammad
Hussain, Ashfaq, Mubashar and Fatima.
Meanwhile, heavy rain and snowfall
in the hilly areas continued for the second consecutive day on Friday with
intervals. However, in plain areas of the province the weather remained dry and
partly cloudy. The News
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Radio schools for children in restive NWFP
Islamabad: Radio Pakistan will launch a special project of 'radio schools' for
children with little or no access to schools in restive NWFP.
At a later
stage, it plans to establish an Educational Channel to help promote literacy and
create greater awareness in society about security, social and economic
The decision to this effect was taken in a three-day
conference of station directors that concluded here on Friday. This was the
first interactive moot of its kind in about four and a half years to devise a
new vision for Radio Pakistan in the wake of conceptual and technological
changes that have become hallmark of local and international media. In a major
policy shift, the conference approved the new community broadcasting initiative,
requiring the stations to plan new programmes focusing on the needs of local
communities. It also decided to increase local language programming to 70
percent with a view to promoting diverse and rich culture of the
Pro-active role: Information Minister Sherry Rehman, who was the
chief guest at the concluding session, emphasised that Radio Pakistan had to
play a pro-active role in information and educating the masses in a proper way
that fit well in the prevailing security environment. She pointed out that
national security was the most sensitive issue and broadcasters would have to be
very careful while directing their message to the people, who were subjected to
the worst kind of terrorism. The minister said the government, being
representative of the people, firmly believed in dialogue and respect for local
customs and traditions. Radio Pakistan had a responsibility to create awareness
among people and help win their minds and hearts, she said. Rehman said the
government and people would have to tackle the menace of terrorism at every
level. She said the government believed in dialogue and use of force was the
last option where writ of the state was challenged. Referring to the role of
radio in the prevailing situation, she said it had to make itself a competitive
organisation and work hard to meet all targets set by the elected government.
She acknowledged that Radio Pakistan faced challenges but expressed confidence
that given its wide reach it could compete with the private sector.
minister said the government had allowed media to work in a free environment and
radio too had no restrictions. She said Radio Pakistan had to project policies
and programmes of the government but it was free to present diverse opinions in
line with requirements of the democratic dispensation.
concern over performance of marketing and sales department of the Radio Pakistan
and stressed the need to review its marketing policy to generate new resources.
She appreciated the project for launching the educational channel and assured
full support of the government in this regard.
She lauded the decision to
enhance ratio of programmes in local languages, pressing for standard and
quality at all costs.
Secretary Information Ashfaq Gondal said Radio
Pakistan was putting up good efforts for socio-economic development of the
country and said it could help a lot in motivating people to play their role in
national development. PBC Director-General Murtaza Solgani explained the
decisions taken in the three-day conference. He said the conference came up with
a new programming vision including revision of the language policy, short-term
and long-term up-gradation, expansion and consolidation of PBC and a new
marketing strategy. Daily Times
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