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Students take lead in helping IDPs
Islamabad, May 14: To minimise the plight of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs),
people especially students from various academic institutions have been
extending all out help for the suffering Pakistanis who are forced to vacate
their areas in Swat, Buner and Malakand and are living in miserable condition.
Relief camps are being established. In the federal capital, relief camps are
set up in different educational and commercial localities and people are
donating cash, blankets and many other essential items with great enthusiasm for
the their brothers and sisters hailing from troubled areas of Swat and Malakand.
Qauid-i-Azam University Islamabad (QAU), Pir Mehar Ali Shah Arid Agriculture
University Rawalpindi, Asghar Mall College and the students of Gordon College
Rawalpindi are also busy in fund-raising campaign for the military operation
victims. Karkunan of Islami Jamiat Talba, Insaf Students Federation, Annjaman
Talba-e-Islam, Muslim Students Federation and People's Students Federation are
actively collecting donation from the students in the campuses.
agreed that all universities would join hands in this day to mobilise all
possible resources for IDP especially the students.
HEC has announced to
establish IDP Welfare auditable account for receiving contributions from the
universities in Pakistan and committed one-day salary for the purpose. It was
also recommended that internally displaced students will be exempted from the
tuition and hostel fees and some subsistence allowance may also be offered to
such students. Universities all across Pakistan also offered to accommodate
displaced students in their programs free of cost.
Business community has set up such camps in the markets of the twin cities
include Aabpara, Melody, Sittara, Super Market, G-9 and I series sectors of the
capital. While Fawara Chaowk, Murree Road, Dhoke Hussu, Kamal Abad, Tench Bhatta
and Khayaban Sir Syed Markets are also witnessed of such relief camps. Farhan Mehmood and Suleman Cheema students of QAU said that
they established relief camps for indefinite period to assist displaced persons.
Suleman Cheema said that a large number of teachers, students and staff of the
QAU visited the relief camp set up by IJT and generously donated. K Asif of
Insaf Students Federation said that on the directions of Imran Khan ISF set up
relief camp for victims of mily operation of Swat.
Kaleem Gillani of
Al-Khidmat Foundation said that his organisation was actively busy to serve the
IDPs in the twin cities as well as in NWFP. He said that in this regard a camp
of Al-Khidmat Foundation was set up in Murree Road to receive donations from the
different parts of the country. Advocate Raja Abdul Waheed Amir JI Rawalpindi
District said that his party opposed the mily operation in Swat to avoid such
massive exodus. He said that the government was responsible for this crisis
being faced by the nation. The Nation
"im ibrar from swat in the student of Bsc(hons)Agricultire Hazara uni Haripur campus haripur plz anybody help me becaus our family displaced in operation and this satiution i can not continue my education due to paying my hostal fees give me scholarship to continue my education thanks."
City, Country: swat gului bagh,pakistan
"i am muhammad ahmad from buner and student of bba sir;i wanted to apply for scholar ships pliz guide me "
Name: muhammad ahmad
City, Country: buner n.w.f.p,pakistan
"Mynameis MUHAMMAD SHAHID.I belong to Distt: swat, Teh:matta , Vill: Sher palam. I am a student of B ARCHITECTURE in CECOS UNIVERSITY peshawar, N-W.F.P. We have income from our fruit fields. During the military operation in swat our fruits fields destroyed. So we have affected from it because it is the only source of our income. Our studies have been disturbed from it .The due date of my university fees is over and the university want the fees, but i have no money for the university fees and hostel dues. I have the university fees of 170000 rupees. Therefore, I request you to pay my university fees. That i shall continue my studies. I shall be very thakful to you. Your Sincerely Muhammad Shahid CECOS University Hayatabad, Phase 6, Peshawar,N-W.F.P"
Name: Muhammad shahid
City, Country: swat,pakistan
"i am student of Electrical Engineering in cecos university peshawar.my annual fees is about 120000.our main source of income is from crops but due to clashes between army and taliban now we are unable to cultivate our feilds and our other buisness is also much affected. so now i am unable to give my fees to university.from where will i bring it our govt also didnt support us. I request the govt to do something for us so that i continue my study.thanks"
Name: Amin ullah
City, Country: Buner, Pakistan
"i am student of bba in pef colllage peshawer affiliated with agriculture uni peshawer i kinly requst to govt that kindly give consition in our semester fee we cant afford fee"s because our all businees are damage in village malakand so do some thing for the sake of our ferther studies thanks"
Name: baber naseer
City, Country: Pakistan
"i am tha studant ofBsc(hon) Agriculture 3rd samester. and i want part time job in haripur."
City, Country: swat
Karachi University relief work for Swat
Karachi: University of Karachi (KU) has chipped in with the planned
donation of one day salary of its employees for the Internal Displaced Persons
(IDPs) of Swat and other areas of Malakand Division.
The Vice Chancellor
(VC), KU, Prof. Pirzada Qasim has expressed his intention of mitigating the
suffering of the people of the area through generous help from the university.
He called an urgent meeting where the decision for the help was adopted. The
meeting expressed whole-hearted sympathy with the affected and affirmed their
full support for the cause.
The KU is also opening a separate account in
this regard, and those interested in charity work can deposit their
contributions in this account. Besides, a camp is also being established at the
campus to collect food items and other necessities. All the funds, food and
other items collected in this account and camp shall be delivered to the
affected people by a team of the varsity. The meeting was attended by the
presidents of KU Teachers Society, Officers Association, Employees Union,
Students Advisor and Advisor to the VC on Campus Affairs. The News
Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences employees' donation for IDPs
Hyderabad: Employees of the Liaquat University of Medical and Health
Sciences had donated one-day salary amounting to Rs500,000 for the internally
displaced persons (IDPs) of Malakand, said the LUHMS Vice-Chancellor Prof Noshad
A. Shaikh on Wednesday.
He said at the vice-chancellors' video
conference which was organised by the Higher Education Commission to make
efforts to help the IDPs from Fata, Malakand, Buner and Swat that the university
would waive off all fees, including tuition and hostel fee and give pocket money
of Rs3,000 per month to the students of the affected areas who were studying in
the LUMHS till the situation in their areas improved.
He formed a team
of professionals to be sent to the affected areas. The donation would be sent to
the HEC, he said.
Meanwhile, Rs2 million was donated to
internally-displaced people (IDPs) of Swat and other areas of Malakand division
by District Nazim Tando Allahyar Dr Rahila Magsi on the appeal of Prime Minister
Yusuf Raza Gilani.
She said that the money had been sent to the Prime
Minister's Fund. This was the first donation from any district government of
Sindh. She called upon all to donate whatever possible to IDPs. Dawn
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18 students booked for cheating in HSC exam
Karachi: Eighteen candidates were caught using unfair means during the
ongoing higher secondary school certificate (HSC) annual examination on
Chairman of the Board of Intermediate Education Karachi Prof
Anwar Ahmed Zai along with members of the monitoring team visited various
examinations centres on the 12th day of the exams.
An official of the
intermediate board said the fate of all candidates caught cheating during the
exams would be decided by a board's committee constituted for the purpose.
Meanwhile, the BIEK chairman announced that the papers which were
postponed on May 12 because of the holiday announced by the govern- ment would
be conducted on May 28.
Similarly, the paper that was postponed on April
30 due to the breakdown of law and order in the city would be conducted on May
Mr Ahmad Zai made it clear that the venue and timings of the exams
would remain unchanged.
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Karachi Universit MA exam forms
Karachi: The examination department of
Karachi University has announced the schedule for submission of forms and fee of
MA/Double MA and Improvement of Division External Annual Examinations 2008.
The exam forms with a late fee of Rs2,850 will be accepted from May 18
to June 2. The forms will be available at bank counters at the Silver
The candidates have been advised to get the forms endorsed
from Room No 1 at the Silver Jubilee Gate of the university before depositing
them along with the late fee in the campus branches of the NBP/UBL. App/Ppi
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Schools unable to hold extracurricular activities
Karachi: The CDGK education department is still indecisive to organise girls
guide and scouts activities during the upcoming summer vacations because SMC
funds for this purpose are yet to be released, well-informed sources revealed on Wednesday.
Sources said that the SMC funds had not been
provided since the last four years, due to which neither sports events nor the
maintenance and renovation work in the school buildings could be started.
may be recalled here that two years ago Rs 70 million were approved under the
head of SMC funds to reactivate various sports activities. However, despite the
passage of several years, the said amount has not been released causing in the
postponement of all concerned projects of students' interest in the CDGK
Headmasters and sports teachers of various
CDGK schools said that they were unable to initiate girls guide, scout and
sports activities in their respective institutions due to the delay in releasing
of SMC funds approved, amounting to Rs 70m, two years ago.
DO education told that Rs 70 million had been approved two years back but the
said amount had not been released so far due to some unspecified reasons.
"However, the amount of SMC funds has been increased and we hope that Rs 230
million will released before the commencement of the summer vacations in CDGK
schools", he added.
The official further said the SMC funds worth Rs 230
million have been approved according to the number of students enrolled in the
CDGK schools at the rate of Rs 210 per student. He added that the EDO education
had assured the school heads that SMC funds would soon be released. He said that
education department was making all out efforts to get Rs 230 million released
before the start of summer vacations.
Sources in the education department
said that City Nazim Mustafa Kamal had approved the summary that would allow the
use of School Management Committees (SMC) fund in co-curricular activities such
as girls guide, scouts and sports competitions.
It may be mentioned here
that World Bank, in its recommendation about good governance and reforms in the
Sindh education system, had stressed the proper use of SMC funds. The Nation
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