Punjab University announced PhD, MS, MSc exams results
Lahore, Jan 19: The Punjab University has declared the results of examinations of MPhil leading to PhD, Semester System, Session 2004-2005, MS Communication Studies (Replica), Semester System, Session 2006-2008, MSc Physics, Semester System, Session 2005-2007, MPhil Physics, Session 2001-2003, BA Communication Studies, Semester System, Session 2006-2008 and Diploma in Hindi, Session 2008-2009. Detailed results are also available at the PU website www.pu.edu.pk
PU admissions forms
Lahore: The Punjab University has extended the date for submission of admission forms for MA/MSc, Part-II, Supplementary Examination, 2009, till January 25, 2010. According to a press statement issued on Monday, the extension in date has been given to facilitate maximum candidates.
The PU Examination Department has warned the candidates who would not appear in this exam will lose one complete chance and the university will not be responsible for this.
Lahore: The Institute of Communication Studies (ICS), University of the Punjab, arranged a function to mark the 136th birth anniversary of Maulana Zafar Ali Khan on Monday.
Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran chaired the function while All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) President Mujeeb-ur-Rehman Shami, Maulana Zafar Ali Khan Trust Chairman Khalid Mahmood, Dean Faculty of Behavioral and Social Sciences Prof Dr Mughees-ud-Din Sheikh, ICS Director Dr Ahsan Akhtar Naz, Majid Nizami, Sajjad Mir, Maqsood Butt and Dr Nadeem-ul-Hassan Gillani also spoke.
Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran approved setting up of 'Maulana Zafar Ali Khan Chair' at the ICS and announced publishing in a book form the editorials writted by Maulana Zafar in the daily Zamindar. He directed the concerned authorities to prepare cost estimates of constructing a seminar hall consisting of 250 seats adjacent to the ICS.
The VC asked the journalism students to follow the journalistic style of Maulana Zafar Ali Khan. He advised them to equip themselves with modern scientific and technological knowledge to live honourably in the comity of nations. The news
College students injured in clash with rivals
Lahore: Two students of Government Shalimar Degree College for Boys suffered injuries when their rival group opened fire after a clash on the college premises on Monday.
The Shalimar police managed to capture the two accused and subjected them to severe torture in police station. Four policemen have been suspended from service for torturing the students.
Police inquiries revealed that Wajid and Abid, residents of Dograiy village, Jallo Mor, quarrelled with rivals Qurban and Azam of Manawan, and exchanged harsh words.
After a few moments, Wajid and Abid opened fire on Qurban and Azam which triggered panic among college staff and students.
After receipt of information, the police took the accused into custody and recovered arms from them. Shalimar SHO Anjum Tauqeer and his subordinates took the accused to the police station. After some time the SHO left for Shalimar Hospital to record statements of the injured. Later, Moharrar Najeebullah and his subordinates reportedly tortured Wajid and Abid.
Civil Lines division SP Dr Haider Ashraf said that Najeeb, constables Nawaz and Shahid and duty officer Afzal had been suspended from service. He said an attempted murder case had been registered against the accused on the complaint of the injured.
According to the police record, the accused were also involved in a firing incident at the college two months ago in which two students had sustained injuries. Dawn
FIA conducted raids in the Urdu Bazaar
Lahore: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) conducted raids in the Urdu Bazaar and have confiscated pirated copies of Oxford University Press (OUP) books and arrested the parties responsible.
According to a press release issued by the OUP on Monday, thousands of illegal copies of its textbooks have been confiscated in the last week.
The press release said that a raid was conducted at Alhafeez Traders in Urdu Bazaar and 40 thousands copies of 'Countdown' and 'New Oxford Modern English' along with 100,000 other pirated books were discovered and confiscated.
The printing press that was found binding the pirated books houses state of the art printing and binding equipment worth around Rs 5,000,000.
A large stock of 'Oxford Progressive English', 'Kashif Urdu' and 'New Oxford Social Studies for Pakistan' were also confiscated.
Nadeem, the production manager of the printing facility, and several other workers were arrested at the scene by the FIA and are in the agency's custody for further investigations.
Two days after the arrests, a raid was again conducted at the Urdu Bazaar, where workers were caught binding another Oxford textbook series, 'Guided English'. 10,000 pirated copies were recovered from the premises.
A first information report (FIR) has been lodged against the men on charges of printing pirated books, which is a violation of the copyright laws of Pakistan.
UNESCO honoured GCU teacher
Lahore: UNESCO has included Dr Sobia Tahir of the Government College University (GCU) in its 'Who is Who – International Network of Women philosophers'.
Dr Sobia Tahir is an assistant professor of Philosophy at the GCU. She did her post-graduation and doctorate in Philosophy from the University of Punjab, Lahore and has been working at GCU as a teacher and researcher since January 2008. Dr Sobia is the third Pakistani woman awarded with this honour. Daily times
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