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PU B.Com. result | IJT & USF clash at PU

PU declares B.Com. result
Lahore, April 9, 2008: Punjab University Examination Department on Friday declared the result of B Com Part-I and II examination. In B Com Part-I 2nd Annual Examination 2007, 9,169 candidates out of the total 17,817 were declared successful showing 51.46 pass percentage. In B Com Part-II 2nd Annual Examination 2007, 8,089 candidates out of the total 13,082 were declared successful showing 61.83 pass percentage. App

Clash between IJT and USF: 12 injured at PU Chemical Department
Lahore: Twelve Punjab University (PU) students were injured on Tuesday when a fight broke out between the PU Islami Jamiat Talaba (IJT) and anti-IJT students at the PU Chemical Department. PU IJT nazim Rana Zahid alleged that the PU administration and Shia students had beaten up IJT workers. He demanded that the PU administration take action against those behind the incident. PU spokesman Dr Mujahid Mansoori said the PU administration would investigate the matter. Ali Ahsan Warraich, a University Students Federation (USF) member, said the IJT had invited about 50 IJT workers from the Civil Line College to the PU. He said the IJT workers with the help of these outsiders had beaten four USF workers. Ahsan, a PU student, said that since the decision to restore students' unions, the anti-IJT students were trying to take control of the PU. He said the majority of PU students were against the IJT. PU IJT Nazim Rana Zahid said that the PU administration, PU Law College Principal Muhammad Ashfaq, and some Shia students were behind the incident. He said that IJT nazim Ansar Shoaib and a number of IJT workers had sustained injuries.

PU administration lodges FIR against IJT activists: The PU administration on Tuesday lodged a first information report against the IJT activists. PU administration officials said that dozens of IJT activists had broken down the doors of the sports room at the Institute of Education and Research to set up an office. They said the PU administration had identified the rioters through a video recording, and had registered an FIR against them. Daily Times

PU appoints four professors
Lahore: The Punjab University has appointed two professors and two associate professors on probation for one year on the recommendations of its selection board and issued office order D/2877-89/Est I in this regard on Tuesday.

Dr Zaid Mahmood, Associate Professor, Institute of Chemistry, has been appointed Professor of Analytical & General Chemistry and Dr Najma Razzaq, Associate Professor, Department of Botany, has been appointed Professor of Botany. Dr Anjum Nasim Sabri, Assistant Professor, Microbiology & Molecular Genetics, and Dr Zakia Latif, Research Officer at Mycology and Plant Pathology, have been appointed associate professors at the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics.

Earlier on Monday, PU Selection Board interviewed the applicants and recommended appointment of the above said applicants for the post of professors and associate professors. Meanwhile, the PU has appointed Faqir Muhammad Irfan as Director Administration in (HCBF) and Finance and directed to work in the Academic Branch. The News

GCU Endowment Fund Trust organises Old Ravians reunion
Lahore: Government College University (GCU) Endowment Fund Trust is organising a reunion of Old Ravians from the 1960s at the Bokhari auditorium on April 12 (Saturday) at 7:30 pm.

GCU has produced luminaries in all walks of life and has established a strong set of golden traditions.According to a press release issued by GCU on Tuesday, it has produced five prime ministers including Feroz Khan Noon, Zafarullah Jamali, Moeen Qureshi, Mian Nawaz Sharif, and the current Prime Minister Syed Yousaf Raza Gillani. GCU has also produced various artists, musicians, academicians and scientists.

Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Khalid Aftab has announced the construction of a 'Hall of Fame', a building that will contain pictures of outstanding and distinguished old Ravians from all disciplines of life. GCU is the alma mater of two Nobel Laureate scientists, Dr Abdus Salam and Dr Hargobind Khorana.

The distinguished old Ravians of the class of 1960 include Mian Nawaz Sharif, Mian Shahbaz Sharif, Mir Zafarullah Jamali, Aitzaz Ahsan, Khawaja Asif, Sardar Asif Ahmad Ali, Sardar Latif Khosa, Khurshid Mahmood Qasuri, Mian Mohammad Azher, Arif Nizami, Najam Sethi, Majid Khan, Aftab Gul, Ilyas M. Chaudhry, Mian Muhammad Mansha, Saleem Sehgal, Tariq Saeed Sehgal, Iqbal Qarshi, Yousuf Salahuddin, Wasif Ali, Izzat Majid, Sarmad Amin, Khawaja Nadeem Ahmad, Saeed Baksh, Mian Maher Ahmad, Mian Humayon Naseer, Mushtaq Sufi and Shahid Nadeem.

All those Ravians from the 1960s who want to participate in the reunion function may contact Aftab Ahmad Sheikh, Fund Manager of GCU Endowment Fund Trust, on phone numbers: 9210555 or 0300-8463075.

A musical program is also being organised, in which the famous singer Madam Farida Khanam and members of the GCU Nazir Ahmed Music Society will sing songs from the 60's.

German Ambassador to speak at GCU: German Ambassador Dr Gunter Mulack will deliver a special lecture on "Security Concerns About Pakistan: The European View" arranged by the Quaid-e-Azam Political Science Society on April 9 (Wednesday) at 11:00 am at the Bokhari auditorium.

Dr Gunter Mulack was a student of Law and Islamic Sciences at the university of Marburg and Gottingen. He holds a Doctor of Law and obtained a PhD in International Law in 1971, and has served in various countries in different capacities. From 1995 to 1999, Dr Gunter served as Director of the Department of Political Affairs, German Federal Foreign Office. Dr Gunter was appointed as Germany's ambassador to Pakistan in August 2005. He has also served as ambassador to Kuwait, Bahrain and Lebanon.

Dr Gunter was the Commissioner for Dialogue with the Islamic World-Dialogue Among Civilizations from 2002 to 2005. Daily Times
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