KU Mass Communications dept research journal
KU launches journal
Karachi, Sep 03: The Department of Mass Communications
(MC), University of Karachi (KU), has published a research journal after
a lapse of five years and the event has been termed a great stride by
The journal has Urdu and English sections and
contains meticulously selected research articles by the academic and
senior media persons.
The Vice-Chancellor, KU, Prof Pirzada Qasim,
has taken note of the extraordinary buoyancy of the department that that
has been actively rebuilding its reputation as a true seat of learning.
The past academic year at the department saw many academic
achievements and successful extra-curricular activities and was closed
with the re-launch of the department's research journal that was lying
dormant for the past five years.
The journal is well received in academic circles all over Pakistan and also internationally.
Prof. D. M. Saleem Kidwai of the Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi,
India, said that he was delighted to see such a comprehensive journal in
Pakistan and added, "In India, we often find it difficult to get any
written research or discourse on contemporary trends in mass
communications that would have been developed in Pakistan, Karachi
University's Department of Mass Communication's Journal is truly a
pleasant surprise and we hope to receive more of such discourses from
our neighbour in the future".
Another first for the Department is the
launch of the department's first ever official student's magazine,
Media Post. It is now being published once every semester and its
popularity and readership is growing consistently.
The magazine has
not only become a voice of the students of mass communication but is
also providing them with a practical experience of publication and the
press. When discussing gaining practical experiences one cannot ignore
the role of the Department the in-house Radio station FM 90.6 has
Under the guidance and supervision of the faculty the student's have been regularly producing and broadcasting radio shows.
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Schoolteachers without salaries for 3 months
Peshawar: Recently appointed primary
schoolteachers have asked the authorities to speed up the process of
verification of their degrees so that they could receive their salaries.
A number of teachers said that they had
been performing their duties for the last three months but had not
received any salary yet. Asked about the reason behind the non-payment
of the salaries, they said their credentials were being verified from
their respective colleges and universities.
The teachers said that
the certificates were attested at the time of their recruitment and
there was no justification to repeat the practice again, adding that
they had to pay for getting their documents attested from the
As many as 650 primary schoolteachers,
including 225 females, were recruited in May this year but they are yet
to receive their first salary. Executive District Officer (Education)
EDO Jamilur Rehman, when contacted, said the credentials of the newly
appointed teachers were normally verified after their recruitment but
this time the process was done before recruiting the teachers.
said that some quarters, however, raised objections to the recruitment
process after which a three-member committee was constituted to get the
academic testimonials of the appointees verified. He added that the
teachers whose documents were verified would start receiving their
salaries from this month.
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BCS entry test tomorrow
Peshawar: The entrance test for Bachelor's of Computer Science (Peshawar Campus) under the
non-engineering undergraduate programme of the University of Engineering
and Technology, Peshawar will be held on September 4 (tomorrow) at the
UET campus, Peshawar. The test would be conducted by the National
Testing Service. The test was previously scheduled for August 10 but it
was postponed due to floods in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, said a press
release issued here Thursday. The news
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