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BCom Supply exam from April 23
Quetta, Mar 26: BCom supplementary examination 2008
would commence form April 23. According to a notification of University of
Balochistan, admission forms and fee can be deposited by April 3, with double
the prescribed fee by April 11 and with three fold fee by April 16. Similarly
LLB Part-I to Part-III supplementary Examination 2007 and First year
Supplementary Examination 2008 would start on April 25. Form can be filed on
Aril, with double the prescribed fee by April 11 and three fold by April 16. B
Ed and M Ed Annual Examination 2008 would commence form April 28, 2009,
notification added. Ppi
Bolan Medical College land occupied
Quetta: A division bench of the Balochistan High Court directed the
Quetta Electric Supply Company and Sui Southern Gas Company on Wednesday to
disconnect supplies to residences built on illegally occupied land of Bolan
An official of the college informed the bench
comprising Chief Justice Amanullah Khan Yasinzai and Justice Mehta Kalash Nath
Kohli that about 30 acres of land had been illegally occupied and Qesco and SSGC
had provided electricity and gas connections to trespassers.
was hearing a petition filed by a citizen, Syed Saleem Akhtar, on what he called
deplorable condition of education in the Balochistan University and other
The court asked the patwari of Quetta tehsil to clear the
encroachment with the help of police. Dawn
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UoP students protest lack of hostel facility
Peshawar: The students of the University of Peshawar Wednesday staged a protest
rally on the premises of the university campus to press the administration to
resolve the problems of evening shift students who have been denied hostel
Organised by Muttahida Talaba Mahaz, the protest procession
started from the department of international relations and after passing though
the NWFP University of Engineering and Technology it reached to the
After staging a briefed demonstration in
the main lawn in front of VC secretariat, the protestors marched towards the
office of the provost, where they staged a protest gathering. Led by leaders of
different student federations including Sohaibuddin of Islami Jamiat Talaba,
Irfanuddin of People's Students Federation, Mahboob Ayub of Pakhtunkhwa Students
Organisation, Imtiaz Wazir of Pakhtun Students Federation, Iftikhar Mayar of
Azad Pakhtun Students Federation, Khwaja Salman of Swat Students Association,
hundreds of students took part in the rally.
The students were holding
placards and banners inscribed with slogans against the university
administration. The students were also chanting slogans against the provost of
University of Peshawar.
Addressing the protest gathering, the speakers
came down hard on the provost Dr Basher for his alleged corrupt practices and
denial of hostel facility to the students of evening shift. They said that they
were equally against the stay of outsiders in university hostels, but they would
never allow ouster of genuine students of the varsity from hostels.
also criticised the university administration for deployment of police in
hostels, saying that police should immediately be removed from hostels. They
also demanded of the university administration to remove Dr Basher from the
provost office and allow the evening shift students to avail the hostel
Teachers express concern over varsity act
Peshawar: The teachers of newly established Islamia College University (ICU)
have expressed serious reservation over the Islamia College Act and urged the
administration to take special measures for the protection of the property and
assets of the great seat of learning.
"The status of Islamia College
Peshawar should be preserved in view of its glowing past contributions,"
declared the ICU Teachers Association in its general body meeting held here
Wednesday. Professor Dr Saeed Anwar presided the meeting.
unanimously passed a resolution stressing the university administration to
continue providing free education to the children of university employees. They
welcomed the vice-chancellor of ICU Ajmal Khan for advertising 54 posts and
urged him to give preference to ad-hoc teachers already serving in the
institution against the said posts.
It was also demanded that lecturers
having M.Phil and PhD degrees should be promoted to next grades. The meeting
expressed concern over the appointment of a junior employee in grade-18 and
asked the administration to take back the decision. It also demanded that the
second shift in the college should be maintained and the honoraria for the
teachers taking classes in the second shift should be increased.
meeting also criticised the disparity in wages of the old and new employees. The
participants of the meeting also came down hard on the university administration
for appointment of a registrar from outside the university.
Efforts underway for appointment of university staff
Mardan: The recently appointed Vice Chancellor of Abdul Wali Khan University
(AWKU), Dr Ihsan Ali, has said the problem of staff shortage at the university
would be solved in due course.
Dr Ihsan, who was appointed by the
provincial government on March 21, was briefing reporters at his office here. He
said classes for the subjects of Political Science, Botany, Zoology, Chemistry,
Physics, Islamiat, and Mathematics would start in the first week of April, in
addition to English Department. He said there was shortage of PhDs in certain
subjects including English, Mathematics, Physics and Political Science and
efforts were underway to hire the services of qualified staff.
disclosed that the provincial government had provided Rs80 million for
development works, while Rs132 million had been allocated for the acquisition of
land for the university. Currently the university has been started in
Postgraduate College Mardan, however, the provincial government has purchased
500 acres of land in Palatoo area at the backside of Sheikh Maltoon Town for the
Kohat varsity students demand holding of viva
Parachinar: Students who appeared in MA/MSc examinations recently conducted by
the Kohat University have expressed their reservations over delayed viva.
Some of the candidates, wishing not to be named, said: "Due to
unknown reasons the university authorities have declined to hold the viva though
the written exams concluded two weeks ago."
They said the refusal by the
varsity authorities had hurt the feelings of the students, fearing their future
had plunged into darkness. They appealed to NWFP Governor Owais Ahmed Ghani to
look into the matter and direct the university authorities to hold viva in
Parachinar because of the closure of roads.
Forces vacate Swat schools
Mingora: The security forces would stay in Swat till the writ of the government
is restored in the valley, while forces vacated Ningolay, Balogram and Haji Baba
schools in Mingora Wednesday.
Talking to the media persons in Malakand
Fort, in-charge Swat operation Maj Gen Ijaz Awan said that forces would remain
in the volatile valley till the writ of the government was completely restored
and a lasting peace achieved.
"The forces support peace deal between the
provincial government and Sufi Muhammad," he said, adding that the forces would
leave the area soon after the return of peace to the troubled
Security forces have vacated Schools in Balogram and Haji Baba
area in Mingora. Similarly, the security forces abandoned Nangolay checkpoint
and shifted to FC Camp in Kanju.
However, it was learnt that the top
militant commanders from different areas of troubled Swat valley held a meeting
for the third consecutive day, which was also attended by Maulana Fazlullah and
Maulana Sufi Muhammad. Sources said that the meeting discussed some important
issues regarding law and order in the valley.
Though the participants
were tight-lipped about the outcome of the meeting, the sources said that they
tried to persuade the commanders belonging to Matta tehsil to lay arms and
abandon their patrolling, as they are still reluctant to abandon their
Separately, a body of a man identified as Umer Ghani was
recovered from Qanbar area of the valley. He was shot dead by unknown
assailants. There were reports of five bodies being recovered from Manjay area,
but that could not be confirmed independently. The News
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