Sindh Teachers' demands | SU expels students
Sindh Teachers' demands
Karachi, May 02, 2008: The Sindh Professors and Lecturers Association (SPLA) has
demanded re-nationalisation of the St. Joseph and St. Patrick's colleges and
lifting of a ban on teachers' associations.
In a statement issued here on
Thursday, the SPLA recalled that Syed Qaim Ali Shah had assured the teachers'
community while the PPP was in the opposition that his party would meet both the
demands after coming to power.
The statement, signed by Prof Syed Riaz
Ahsan, Prof Manzoor Chishti, Prof Liaquat Solangi, Prof Ayub Marri, Prof Yaqoob
Chandio and Prof Athar Hussain, appreciated the government's decision of
relieving retired teachers hired on a contract basis, and hoped that the
government would also reverse the decisions under which educational institutions
were privatised, changes were made in the academic calendar and transfers were
made on political grounds. PPI
Sindh Unversity expels 2 students
Hyderabad: The Sindh University's Discipline Committee has
expelled Bahram Khan Pathan of 2nd year, BCS, evening, for five years and
rusticated Mehroze Ali Bhatti of 2nd year, BCS, evening, for three years and
banned the entry of both students at the campus.
administration in the light of decision of the discipline committee issued a
notification on Wednesday.
A second year student, Niaz Hussain Chandio,
submitted a complaint to university authorities stating that on April 16 at
3.30pm, Bahram Mehroze and others attacked him and opened fire with pistol which
resulted in serious injuries to him. He was taken to the Liaquat University
Hospital, Jamshoro, for first aid and shifted to Hyderabad for treatment. The
student also lodged an FIR with the Jamshoro police.
authorities referred the complaint to Discipline Committee which issued show
cause notices to Bahram, Mehroze and others and directed them to appear at a
After examining the complaint and statements of
witnesses and a detailed inquiry the committee unanimously recommended penalty
of expulsion to both the students.
MUET schedule of new admissions
A meeting of the Academic
Council of the Mehran University of Engineering and Technology on Wednesday
finalized the schedule of new admissions to first year Engineering, Architecture
and City and Regional Planning for session 2008-09 under regular, self-finance
and special schemes.
The meeting decided to hold pre-admission test on
October 26. Dawn