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Karachi University results valid only for 5yrs

KU results valid only 5yrs
Karachi, Aug 12, 2008: The University of Karachi (KU) announced on Monday that its results are valid for all examinations held by the examination department, except for the BDS and MBBS, for five years only.

In future, the results of all students whose passing duration exceeds five years will be cancelled. However, a last chance to all students, irrespective of their duration, will be given in the 2008 examination.

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Karachi University BEd and MEd Examinations schedule

Karachi: KU informed candidates of affiliated colleges that annual examinations 2008 of BEd and MEd (Morning, Evening) will start from August 16, 2008.

The candidates have been asked to collect their admit cards and examination schedule from their respective colleges, during office hours.

KU Sports Gala:
KU Faculties Inter-Departmental Sports Gala 2008 will begin with an opening hockey match between VC-Eleven and Ex-Olympians at KU's hockey ground, on Tuesday August 12.

KU radio to run Aug 14 transmission
Karachi: Campus Radio under the Mass Communication department will run special transmission on the occasion of Independence Day from 11.00 am to 4.00 pm. The programmes will include a discussion programme featuring Prof. Zakariya Sajid and Prof. Nasir Siberia. Meanwhile, Dr Jaffar Ahmed of the Pakistan Study Centre, KU will deliver a lecture on 'The Economic Factors of the Pakistan Movement'. The News/ppi

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KU 'blunder' 2,000 candidates declared absent in BCom results
Karachi: The examination department of the Karachi University (KU) has declared 2,000 students absent in results of BCom Part-I/Part-II Annual Examinations 2007 mistakenly, learnt on Monday.

The inefficiency of the department has perturbed large number of candidates as they found themselves absent in results, a well-placed source in the department said.

"The examination department is facing lot of pressure from these candidates. Teachers have not performed their job properly, for which students suffered who appeared in the BCom Part-I/Part-II Annual Examinations 2007. According to statistics, a total of 8,766 candidates got them registered into the exams out of which 8,146 appeared. As many as 357 candidates had secured first division, 1646 second while 31 candidates passed with third division with 24.96 pass percentage," he said.

It is pertinent to mention here that the department is already under criticism for producing the degree results with massive paper-checking errors, causing difficulties for hundreds of degree students who are participating in different degree examinations of BA, BCom and BSc. The Nation

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8th ITCN Asia International Exhibition & Conferences commences
Karachi: The 8th ITCN Asia 2008 International Exhibition and Conferences commenced on Monday at Karachi Expo Centre. The City Nazim Karachi, Syed Mustafa Kamal, performed the inauguration of the Event.

Sindh Minister for Information Technology, Muhammad Raza Haroon, and Federal Secretary IT, Hifz-ur-Rehman, Sikandar Naqvi, SEVP, PTCL, Captain M. Ejaz Haroon, Managing Director, Pakistan International Airlines, Kamran Y. Mirza, Chairman, EPZA, Talib Baloch, Managing Director, PSEB, were present at the Inauguration Ceremony. Other Foreign Delegates also accompanied the chief guest.

The official launch of 'Command and Control System' also took place at the CDGK Pavilion, which has been set up at 8th ITCN Asia Exhibition and Conferences.

Speaking on the occasion, Syed Mustafa Kamal, said that the ITCN gives a hope that encourages us to believe that Karachi has the potential to help Pakistan rise above all the difficulties.

He said that a common man can relate to this event in a way that the vendors who come here develop contacts with the corporate sector, their products bought, technology installed, business increased and provides the common man with job opportunities, thus the cycle continues in favor of Pakistan.

The Nazim stated that the CDGK has always been a strong supporter to assist the private sector acting as a catalyst to boost trade here.

He said that the holding ITCN in Karachi makes this city visible to the whole world and the actual activities of Pakistan covered around the world.

Hifz-ur-Rehman, Federal Secretary for Information Technology, inaugurated the PSEB Pavilion at the 8th ITCN Asia 2008 complimenting PSEB's efforts for taking the initiative every year.

This year, PSEB has sponsored the participation of thirteen member IT companies showcasing their capabilities and develop business contact.

As a special element of this year's event, PSEB has also co-organized a conference on Information Security, E- Banking Call Centers and Business Process Outsourcing, where influential speakers and experts from across Pakistan will be collaborating views on the latest global developments and trends in the respective fields and identify immense potential available in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector of Pakistan.

Commenting at the event, Secretary IT and Telecom added, 'Such events help the IT Industry in fostering relationships with prospective investors and foreign delegates and promoting the IT Industry on a larger scale'.

There are approximately 110 Foreign Delegates and 125 Exhibitors including 35 Foreign Exhibitors from 22 Countries.

The total number of registered visitors for ITCN Asia 2008 is 47,000.

The 8th ITCN Asia Exhibition is designed to be one-stop meeting place for trade matching of the global and regional IT players with decision-makers from business and government sector.

It provides an opportunity to converge, network and interact with the executive management eager to implement IT for economic growth of Pakistan and other countries.

8th ITCN Asia 2008 International Exhibition is being organized by Ecommerce Gateway Pakistan Limited and Jamal's Yellow Pages of Pakistan in support with the Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication, Government of Pakistan.

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Hamdard Uni, Valika Hospital revise deal
Karachi: Sindh Minister of Labour and SESSI Governing Body Chairman Amir Nawab Khan said that the Kulsoom Bai Valika Social Security SITE is a quality hospital that has all the facilities and departments that are necessary for a standard teaching hospital.

He stated this while addressing a meeting with a delegation from the Hamdard University of Medicine (HUM), led by its Vice-Chancellor Dr Nasim A. Khan on Monday. SESSI Vice-Commissioner Aftab Ahmed Khatri, SESSI Medical Advisor Dr Shah Mohammed Nonari and M.S. Valika Hospital were also present.

The meeting took note of the examination arrangements at Valika hospital for HUM students, and carefully examined the endorsed agreement for the affiliation. Both organizations agreed to ensure implementation of all provisions of the agreement.

The meeting also noted the provisions that could not be implemented in the past, and it was agreed in principle to add them in the endorsed agreement with more explanation.

Nawab Khan emphasised upon University experts to do their part in improving medical services, while consultants and doctors of the Valika Hospital were told that they will get full cooperation from the Hamdard University.

The Hamdard College of Medicines and Dentistry has been affiliated with the Kulsoom Bai Valika Hospital since October 2003 and the term is expiring in October 2008. App

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SU teacher to get award
Hyderabad: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) announced the Best Teacher Award to Prof Dr Pervez Ahmed, faculty and research scholar, Sindh Development Studies Centre of the Sindh University.

The HEC in a communication informed the Vice Chancellor Mazharul Haq Siddiqui about the award consisting of a certificate and cash prize of Rs100,000.

The HEC while congratulating the teacher invited him to the ceremony scheduled for August 13 in Islamabad.

The award will be conferred upon the scholar by Chairman HEC, Prof Dr Attaur Rehman and the function will be attended by vice chancellors and scholars from different universities. Dawn

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"Dr. Rahmat Elahi, wins Best Teacher Award 2007 Dr. Rahmat Elahi, Chairman Mathematics and Statistics, International Islamic University, Islamabad (IIUI) has been given award of the Best University Teacher of the year 2007 by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) due to his excellent services for teaching and research. Dr. Rehmat Elahi is the reviewer of several ISI International Journals and has made marvelous contribution to promote mathematics at national and international level."
Name: Muhammad Waseem Akhtar
City, Country: Islamabad,Pakistan

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