Punjab University B.Com, MSc exams rescheduled
Lahore, Jan 07: The Punjab University has rescheduled B.Com Part-II
and MSc home economics papers, which were cancelled on account of a
public holiday following Governor Salmaan Taseer's murder.
The Business Taxation paper of B.Com Part-II second annual
examination for 2010, and papers of Nutrition, Health and Prevention
(A), Decorative Fabrics (B), General Sociology (C), Report Methods of
Working in Art Education (D) and Management Studies (E) of MSc Home
Economics Part-II annual examination for 2010 will now be held on Jan 15
and 11, respectively.
Time and place of the examination will remain the same. Dawn
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Farewell party for Pro VC
Lahore: Punjab University Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran has
impressed upon the students to set ambitious targets for their studies
for achieving top positions.
these views while addressing a farewell party hosted at the Institute of
Chemistry here on Wednesday to honour Pro Vice-Chancellor Dr Jamil
Anwar Chaudhry on his retirement as professor. The Vice-Chancellor said
Prof Jamil Anwar had rendered appreciable services in connection with
infrastructure expansion, posting of highly experienced and qualified
faculty and provision of latest academic and research facilities for
chemistry graduates. He said he was also twice selected as
Vice-Chancellor purely on merit basis for different varsities but owing
to opposition from certain quarters, was deprived of the same.
said Dr Jamil had fully benefited from policies of Higher Education
Commission with the result that chemistry department today had the
highest percentage of PhDs production in varsity. Paying his rich
tributes on his longstanding teaching and scholarly research career
spanning over 35 years, Dr Kamran said that Dr Anwar is not only a
renowned teacher and researcher but also a fine human being as well as
author of different books.
Speaking on the
occasion Dr Jamil Anwar said during his tenure of service he had
arranged development funds amounting to Rs 130 million for construction
of undergraduate bloc and first floor of the Institute besides provision
of state of the art laboratories, computer labs, libraries and seminar
rooms at the institute.
Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Khairat Muhammad Ibn-e-Rasa, Dr Misbah-ul-Ain,
Dr Zafar Iqbal, Dr Riaz-ur-Rehman, Dr Farah Kanwal, Dr Riffat Parveen,
Dr Ali Muhammad and Director Institute Prof Dr Saeed Ahmad Nagra also
spoke at the farewell function.
speeches, they shared with the audience their personal experiences and
pleasant memories of long academic association with Prof Jamil Anwar.
They observed that Dr Jamil had always carried out his teaching and academic responsibilities in a dutiful manner. The nation
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PU KPOs demand upgrade
Lahore: The Punjab University (PU) administration has allegedly been depriving the
university's senior key punch operators (S-KPOs) of due upgrade of their
On the other hand the PU administration has recently
upgraded the posts of junior KPOs from BS-7 to BS-9. The non-upgrade of
senior KPOs has been creating feeling of neglect and resentment among
the low-paid employees who have demanded immediate solution to their
The Senior KPOs have been demanding upgrade of their
posts from BS-11 to BS-14 in line with the Punjab government's
notification through which the posts of senior clerk have been upgraded
from BS-7 to BS-9 while the posts of assistant has been upgraded from
BS-11 to BS-14.
A number of senior KPOs said that a
committee of KPOs submitted many applications to Vice Chancellor Prof Dr
Mujahid Kamran but to no avail. They said they had failed to comprehend
as to why the senior KPOs were being denied upgrade unlike the Junior
KPOs whose posts had been upgraded. They alleged the varsity's Treasurer
Office was behind non-upgrade of the posts, adding that the delay was
creating feeling of being ignored which was quite unfortunate. They
demanded the PU VC take notice of the situation and provide relief to
them so that they might continue performing their duties with peace of
mind. The news
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COMSAT raises fees
Islamabad: Students have appealed from Chief Justice to take notice of the revised
fee structure of COMSAT Institute of Information Technology.
of the students have urged Ministry of Science and Technology and Chief
Justice of Pakistan to probe into the rising fees of the university.
University has raised the fees to the highest level, especially in Wah
and Lahore campuses. They have increased 5 to 7 thousand per student per
semester. At the times of inflation, it would be very challenging for
parents to cope with the revised fee structure of the university. The nation
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Bahria students exhibit oratorical skills
Islamabad: Students of Bahria Foundation Colleges exhibited extraordinary skills in the debate competitions held on Thursday.
students of Bahria Foundation College, Satellite Town, Bahria
Foundation College, Westridge, Bahria Foundation College, F-11 and
Bahria Foundation College Kahuta, participated in the competitions.
Managing Director, Bahria Foundation Colleges, Rear Admiral Riazullah
Khan, Education Directors of Bahria Foundation Colleges Commodore Shamim
and Akbar Khan were present on the occasion.
The students surprised the audiences with their great oratorical skills in both Urdu and English language debate competitions.
competitions comprised two categories. The students from class 2 to 4
were in the first category, class 5th to 7th in second category and 8th
The judges of the Urdu debate were Professor Nawab Naqvi
and Professor Sadia from Punjab College of Commerce and Askaria
College. While Qurat-ul-Ain, Amir Abbasi and Tahir Aziz were the judges
of English debate.
In Urdu debate, Bahria Foundation College,
Satellite Town students Abdullah Abbasi and Mariam Arif from the first
and third categories secured first prize.
Sadia Ibrar of Bahria
Foundation College, Westridge, from the second category clinched first
prize. While the second prize was secured by Bahria Foundation College
Anchorage in the first and third categories. Kashan Ahmad and Ridaey
Zainab from Bahria Foundation College, F-11, in the second category, got
However, in English debate, Yahya Durrani and Shah
Taj Haider from Bahria Foundation College Satellite Town secured first
prize in the second and third categories.
Maria Shahbaz and Khola
Naeem from Bahira Foundation College, Westridge, obtained second prize
in the second and third categories. Mahad Nadeem of Bahira Foundation
College, F-11, got first prize in the first category and Rubab Ahsan of
Bahria Foundation College, Anchorage, secured second prize. The
competitions were arranged at Bahria Foundation College, Satellite Town.
the participants, Bahria Foundation College Satellite Town Principal
Arifa Mohsin said that the college has got recognition in academic and
extra curricular activities. The news
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Most schools in KP work without heads
Peshawar: Minister for Elementary and Secondary
Education Sardar Hussain Babak told Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly on
Tuesday that most of the government schools across the province were
working without administrative heads.
"Most of the posts of headmasters and principals of government schools
are vacant," he said responding to a call attention notice of Deputy
Speaker Khushdil Khan.
"Really the public service cmmisson is responsible for so much delay of any management for head master or principals appoinment as they advertised only one post of head master and 26 of principals. Second proof of their mismanagement was that they interviewed of 5000 condidates without ant screening test which took about two years and third proof is that they are currently interveiwing 13000 condidates for SET without screening which may take about 3 years. The minister has no anyinterest inthis regard as he not visited any school of his district out side his constituency."
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However, he assured that the process to appoint about 150 headmasters and principals would be completed within a few days.
He blamed the previous government for not taking the issue seriously.
"From 2004 to 2008, not a single case was sent to Public Service
Commission for filling these vacant posts," the minister said.
Earlier, the deputy speaker said that nine schools were running
without headmasters and principals in his constituency. He said that
teachers were not performing their duty well in the absence of
Responding to a media report, Minister for Information Mian Iftikhar
Hussain denied any plan to change the status of Provincially
Administered Tribal Areas of Malakand division into settled area. The
idea might have been discussed at some level but it didn't mean that
decisions would be imposed on masses without their consent, he said.
Talking on a point of order, MPA from Malakand Bacha Saleh said that
no one would be allowed to change the status of the area.
"The people of Malakand division don't want to become part of the
settled areas and any such move will be opposed at all forums," he said.
He said that Malakand people did not have the capacity to pay the
taxes that would be imposed on them if the status of the area was
Anwar Khan, another MPA from the same area, said that the issue of
changing status of Malakand was also raised in the past, causing birth
of Sufi Mohammad-led Tanzim Nifaze Shariat-i-Muhammadi.
"If this issue is raised again, it will leave negative impacts on the militancy-hit Malakand division," he said. Dawn
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