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Students fear major tragedy
Rawalpindi, June 12: A large number of students living in privately managed hostels
of the city are deeply concerned about the lack of security arrangements in
their respective buildings, which they fear could result in an untoward
Most of the boys' hotels in Rawalpindi are situated
in Commercial Market, Saidpur Road, Saddar, Faizabad, Shamsabad, Double Road and
According to a survey conducted, around 70 to 80
students are living in each hostel, which has 40 to 50 rooms, but there is no
security even the administration of the hostels has not felt it necessary to
deploy a security guard to check the visitors.
Nawaz Khan, a student
said, "I have come from Sargodha for doing my Masters. I am living in a hostel
situated in Commercial Market. Like me there are around 60 students who are
living in the same building, but there are no security measures adopted by our
He said, "We have reminded the hostel owner many a time that he
should deploy a security guard to check each and every person before entry into
the building, but he takes no notice of the situation." He maintained that
although police constables always remain in Commercial Market, but the boys'
hostels security should also be beefed up.
Chaudhary Afzal, a student of
M.A English and living in hostel on Saidpur Road said his parents always remain
worried about him because of the current security situation. He said a large
numbers of students are living in private hostels because of lack of space in
university hostels. "Around 45 boys are living in my hostel and they are very
concerned about security situation, as there is no security guard in our
hostel," he said and added keeping in view the security situation they don't
allow any unknown person to enter their hostel.
However, when raised the matter before a hostel owner, Muhamamd Jahangir, he said the students
are right about voicing their concern over current security situation of the
"Security guards should be deployed in front of hostels," he
said and added police could not be deployed in front of every hostel, because
they are already doing their job. The News
"although there is no security in most hostels but a hostel named FL.LT.TAUSEEF AHMAD SHAHEED BOYS HOSTLE COMMITTEE CHOWK RAWALPINDI is totally different from others.hostel has two securit guards with scanners and no body can reach to the students without permission of warden.that hostle has totaly acadmic atmosphare .gate timings from 6am to 9:30pm. after that upto 12:30pm compulsory study hours.there is no permission of radio,tape recorders,tv cable in rooms.strict and neat atmosphare s there along with morally growth of the student. "
City, Country: rawalpindi,pakistan
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Name: syed razi abbas
City, Country: pakistan
"I am student of fuuast islambad. I need hostle room near faizabad or zero point isb. Plz help me for this my classes are on 14.10.14. Plz inform about required. At given adress. Plz "
Name: Farhan Ali Arshad
City, Country: Gujrat, Pakistan
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Private schools barred from holding summer camps
Rawalpindi: Education Department Rawalpindi on Thursday issued circular to the
owners of private schools to ensure implementation on ban of holding summer
camps during summer vocations.
The circular further prohibited private
education institutes from collecting three-month fee in advance and directed
them not to blackmail the parents of the students in issuance of school leaving
certificate. In violation the registration of the institution will be
cancelled while legal action will also be taken against the owner, the circular
While taking notice of the complaints lodged by parents of the
students regarding summer camps and three months fee at once during summer
vocations, Chief Minister (CM) Mian Shahbaz Sharif directed the Education
Department to take concrete steps to remove the parents' apprehension.
On this, Executive District Officer (EDO) Education Muhammad Ashraf Malik,
following the instructions of Secretary Education Punjab, issued circular to
the owners of private educational institutions to act upon the orders.
He said that in a bid to save parents from financial burden Punjab
government has imposed ban on private schools holding summer camps and
collecting three months fee of summer vocations at once.
He said that it had
come to the notice of the government that some private schools owners were
blackmailing the parents while issuing school leaving certificates.
the private schools owners are directed to cooperate with parent otherwise
strict action will be taken against them" EDO Education
Meanwhile, a large number of young job seekers Thursday visited the
Pakistan Council Research of Water Resources (PCRWR) stall here at the job
fair being held by the International Islamic University (IIU).
According to a
press release , majority of the 940 submissions received on the stall were MBA,
MSC, and M.Phil degree holders out of which 60 per cent were those from
The Council also distributed pamphlets and displayed posters
prepared by its UNDP-funded project "Mass Awareness on Water Conservation
and Development (MAWCD)" about better proper and safe use of drinking water
to help avoid outbreak of water-borne diseases and wastage of water by the
domestic users. The Nation
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