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Rawalpindi & Punjab boards FA Part-I results

FA Part-I results on Sept 1
Rawalpindi, Aug 31: On the directions of Chief Minister Punjab Mian Shahbaz Sharif, the results of FA Part-I of all eights boards of the province including Rawalpindi would be announced on September 1. It is noted that the chief minister P had directed the educational boards of the province to announce results on the same day. According to Rawalpindi Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (RBISE), no ceremony would be organised by the board on the occasion of results of FA Part-1.

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Ministry to set up 100 'Youth Activity Centres'
Islamabad: To utilise the dormant potential of skilled country's youth, the Ministry of Youth Affairs (MoYA) has planned to set up 100 'Youth Activity Centres' at district level.

Minister for Youth Affairs, Shahid Hussain Bhutto told APP that PC-I for the youth centres' project has been sent to the Planning Commission for approval.

The project will not require much resources and these centres will be established in coordination with district administration departments, he informed.

Elaborating the basic objectives of the centres, the minister said, the centres will be established to facilitate the youth living in remote areas who are deprived of the basic facilities and promote entertainment as well as knowledge based activities among the younger generation by imparting education, skills and computer training to the youth.

The computer and technical training of the young generation would not only create a talented youth pool to take part in country's development but also abstain them to indulge in immoral activities, Shahid Bhutto said.

The centres consisting a gym and a library will help flourish youngsters' personality involving them in healthy competitions as well as instil reading habit among them.

"We are committed to provide all the necessary facilities to our youngsters as they are the future of the nation. With proper utilisation of youth potential, we can get progress and prosperity in any field," the minister said.

The local people will be involved to impart training and run the affairs of these activity centres in their respective areas.

The in principle approval of National Youth Policy has led to opening up new avenues for the uplift of young people in the country considering the significance of youth in the socio-political and economic development.

UNFPA has also stepped forward to support the Ministry of Youth Affairs in addressing specific issues faced by youth in Pakistan and assured to provide technical and financial assistance to design collaborative programs. The news

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'Jinnah didn't know Urdu, was fluent in Gujarati'
Ahmedabad: An Indian newspaper has claimed that Muhammad Ali Jinnah the founder of Pakistan could not read or write Urdu, the official language of Pakistan which "later became one of the reasons behind separation of Bangladesh".

The Times of India said, "The fact was recorded in many books that Jinnah was not comfortable with either Urdu or Bangla." But Jinnah was fluent in Gujarati his mother tongue and a language he could read as well as write.

"Around 1915, Jinnah gave an interview to experimental magazine Vismi Sadi (20th Century). In this interview, Jinnah answered eight questions in Gujarati in one word each in his own handwriting. These one-word answers in Gujarati from Jinnah gave interesting insight into his personality," said the newspaper. "Jinnah signed off as Muhammad Ali Jeena, as one would write in Gujarati." Daily times

Post your comments Part-I examination distinction
Islamabad: Arslan Zafar, a student of Scholars Cantonment Group of Colleges, got first position in Part-I Examination in Rawalpindi-Islamabad region, held under University of Sargodha. He secured 544 marks out of 760. According to a press release issued here Sunday, Managing Director of Scholars Cantonment Group of Colleges Professor Abdul Rasheed Awan congratulated the student and his parents on this achievement. The news

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Pathology conference in November
Islamabad: The 33rd National Conference of the Pakistan Association of Pathologists will be held at the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) from November 6-8, the head of the hospital's department of pathology Dr Anwar-ul-Haq said here on Sunday.

The conference, which is a high value academic activity, offers a unique opportunity for presentation of original research papers, particularly for young residents in the field of pathology. Besides pre-and post-conference workshops on relevant topics scheduled on November 5 and 9, the conference will feature lectures, seminars and educational programmes. Many academic institutions of Islamabad and Rawalpindi are expected to participate in the conference, which is a PAP initiative not confined to PIMS.

In order to encourage original high-quality research, outstanding papers from postgraduate students will receive silver and gold medals. "In order to make optimal arrangements, we are encouraging post-graduate students and departments of various institutions to register for the conference at the earliest. There will be limited seats for the workshops," Dr. Anwar said.

He urged all pathologists to motivate professionals in the field to attend the conference not merely for the sake of their own education and training, but also for the larger national interest of improving the standard of pathology in Pakistan.

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NBF to award Rs1.2m to best writers of kids' literature
Islamabad: National Book Foundation (NBF) would award Rs1.2 million to the best writers of 'National Writing Competition 2009-10'.

NBF Assistant Director Afshan Sajid told this agency that the writers can send three copies of their writing material in English, Urdu and regional language before October 31 along with their CVs.

The writing competition is aimed at promoting kids literature, developing reading habits, increasing harmony among children, parents and teachers and creating children interest in additional reading material besides text books.

Giving details of the competition, the director said, those books, which were part of any competition of NBF, would not be eligible to participate again. Fresh and new writings will be given preference. Afshan said that the detailed advertisement carrying criteria for the competition has been published through print media last week.

A total of 48 awards in various categories would be given to winning writers, the first winner would bag Rs40,000, second Rs30,000, third Rs20,000 and the fourth would get Rs10,000 respectively.

Under the competition, books for children aged between four to sixteen years in three different categories would be written under four topics including Science and Technology, Social Sciences, Social Values and Pictorial Stories. Science and Technology group include the category of Everyday Sciences, Health and Nutrition, Earth and Atmosphere, Environmental Issues and its Solutions, Preparation against Calamities, Games and Quiz. In Social Studies group, the categories are Pakistan-Its Geography, Places and People, Travelogue, Children Poems, Novel, Regional Folk and Short Stories, Drama and National Heroes.

The categories in the Social Values group include Women Role in Society, Peace and Tolerance, Ethics and Values. In the Pictorial Stories group, the categories are Picture Stories, Humorous Stories, Poster and Charts. The Assistant Director said that the awards will be given to those writers who would author best books on different topics of kids interest. Through this scheme, the children literature would be promoted to great extent and ample books would be available for them.

The foundation would provide 500 hundred copies of the top merit books of the competition to the school libraries. To make the market accessible for writer and publishers, the foundation would play its role to fill the gaps between them, she added.

The foundation is striving to promote reading habits among children and making studies interesting for coming generations. The results announced by NBF will be final and cannot be challenged in any court. Dawn

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