FUUAST PharmD results | Teachers struggle
FUUAST announces result of PharmD exams
Karachi: Controller Examination Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology (FUUAST)
Prof Waqarul Haq on Friday announced the result of PharmD (5th year) morning and
evening programmes annual examination-2006 held on December 2010.
morning program, out of 60 enrolled students, 58 passed and in the evening
programme 45 out of 48 students were declared successful.
Controller of Examination FUUAST, Prof. Haq has announced the new date for the
Examination for Biology-III and Physics–III of BSC
(Honours) 2nd year annual examination 2011, initially scheduled to be held on
11th March, would now be held on 29th March at 10:00am to 1:00pm.
announced that failures in the M.Com (Semester-III and IV) and BS Commerce
(Semester-IV) morning programme can obtain and submit their forms for special
examination up to 24th March at Allied Bank's Baba-e-Urdu Road branch. The news
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Teachers vow to continue struggle
Karachi: The college teachers
whose token hunger strike entered the second day on Friday resolved that their
peaceful struggle would continue till the acceptance of their demands concerning
the time-scale promotions and recruitment of teachers to overcome their shortage
in all the public sector colleges across Sindh.
for the Sindh Professors and Lecturers Association (SPLA) said that college
teachers of Hyderabad, Sukkur, Larkana, Mirpurkhas, Khairpur and Nawabshah also
observed token hunger strike in front of the press clubs of their respective
cities for the acceptance of their demands and in protest against the excesses
committed by police against protesting teachers on Wednesday.
The college teachers who went on token hunger strike in Karachi on Friday
included Prof Ghulam Rasul Lakho, Prof Tauseef, Prof Hashim and Prof Junaid.
Besides, protest meetings organised by the SPLA in all the college units of
the city demanded that the education department concentrate its energies on
overcoming the shortage of teachers and resolving the issues being faced by
teachers instead of harassing them by issuing them show-cause notices.
Criticising the provincial education department for issuing a show-cause
notice to the principal of the DJ Govt Science College merely because of
presence of a teachers' hunger striking camp on the college campus, the meetings
through a resolution urged the department to refrain from victimising teachers
and withdraw the notice without any delay.
Through another resolution, the meetings demanded that the government take
strict action against the police officials responsible for the baton-charge and
use of water cannon against the protesting teachers on Wednesday.
Meanwhile, Professors and Lecturers Associations' Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa,
Balochistan and Sindh chapters presidents Prof Nasrullah Khan, Prof (Dr) Zahid,
Prof Iqbal Mangalzai and Prof Ather Hussain Mirza, in a joint statement issued
on Friday, announced that a meeting of their respective bodies would soon be
convened in Islamabad to decide a plan for their country-wide protest against
the Wednesday's police action on teachers and in support of demands of Sindh
government colleges teachers.
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Teachers angered by minister's 'insulting' remarks
Larkaran: College teachers and members of the Sindh Professors and Lecturers Association continued their
protest across the province on Friday against use of violence by police for
disrupting a procession of teachers in Karachi and criticised the insulting
language the provincial education minister used against teachers. In Larkana,
the college teachers led by SPLA leaders Prof Syed Asghar Shah and Prof
Shamasuddin Sariyo held a demonstration outside the press club and observed a
token hunger strike in protest against the Karachi incident.
They said the use of batons and teargas against professors was uncalled for
and said that the education minister's use of insulting language aggravated the
situation instead of resolving it. They said the SPLA believed in peaceful
struggle and were forced by the unnecessary in accepting their demands to wage
They rejected the education minister's statement and said it was their
constitutional right to protest which they were using without letting it
influence the academic activities.
They urged the government to incorporate 2,610 posts of professors, associate
and assistant professors and lecturers in the budget and launch health insurance
policy for them.
A SPLA leader Prof Ali Dino Shar demanded removal of the minister because of
his 'dictatorial attitude' which was against the norms of a democratic
SPLA members from Sukkur had taken out a procession in Naudero on March 5 and
demonstrated outside the president's camp office but their demands were not met,
When they protested in Karachi 10 days later they were subjected to violence.
"We conveyed our demands to MNA Faryal Talpur but she showed no interest," said
Malahar Sindhi, general secretary of the association's Larkana chapter.
The teachers on hunger strike demanded the transfer of 417 professors should
be reversed. All lecturers and professors promoted from grade 17 to 20 should be
posted at vacant posts and 2,500 vacancies should be filled through the Sindh
Public Service Commission, they said.
They demanded promotion of 1,584 lecturers to grade 18, of 971 lecturers to
grade 19 and 45 to grade 20. The hunger strike would continue till March 23 and
on March 24 they would protest at the Chief Minister's House, they said.
In Hyderabad, four SPLA members continued their hunger strike outside the
press club on Friday and a large number of lecturers gathered at their camp.
They demanded a summary submitted by the secretary of education to the chief
minister in December last year for grant of timescale to college teachers should
be approved and a notification should be immediately issued.
The summary requested the chief minister "to accord his approval for grant of
timescale to college teachers/teaching staff of collegiate at par with the
government of Balochistan".
In Nawabshah, professors and lecturers observed a token hunger strike outside
the press club. They raised slogans in favour of their demands and reiterated
their resolve to continue the protest till the acceptance of their demands.
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GCU PhD in mathematics
Lahore: Eight more scholars of the GCU's Abdus Salam School
of Mathematical Sciences have become PhD degree-holders in mathematics. The
total number has gone up to 56, says a press release.
The result was declared here on Friday after the board of
examiners of the school consisting of foreign and local mathematical scientists
evaluated their theses.
The PhD degree-holders are Junaid Khan, Imran, Atiqur Rahman, Naveed Latif,
Afshan Sadiq, Nazeran Idrees, Rehana Ashraf and Saima Perveen.
who evaluated their theses were Gerhard Pfister, Juergen Herzog, Peter Tomescu,
Martin Baca, Barbu Berceanu, Oleg Mushkarov, Josip Pecaric, Geroge Eremiev
Karadzhov, and Oleg Reinov. The Pakistani experts were Muhammad Anwar, Rao
Muhammad Anwar Chaudhry, Usman Ali, A.D. Raza Choudary and Faqir Muhammad
The scholars carried out their research in diverse branches of mathematics
such as computer algebra, graph theory and combinations, algebra topology,
convex analysis. Dawn
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Lahore: A meeting of Punjab
University Advanced Studies and Research Board (AS&RB) held on Friday solved
cases of the PhD scholars presented for review in the board by different
departments, institutes, colleges and schools of the varsity. According to a
press statement in the meeting, 10 PhD synopsis, 7 reports on PhD theses and 11
panels of examiners for PhD theses review were approved. The extension was also
given in two cases while seven miscellaneous cases were discussed as well. The news
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