Students again take to streets
Chakwal, Jan 06: Having left high and dry by the Punjab government, the students of intermediate classes here on Thursday took to the streets and urged Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry to take suo motu notice and save their academic future.
The students complained that the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education did not give them marks of objective papers which had severely affected their career. The board in its revised results cancelled the objective papers and decided that the marks obtained by students in the objective papers in Part II would be considered as the marks for the Part 1 papers. However, the students termed this policy 'highly ridiculous and cruel'.
Hundreds of students from the Government Postgraduate College, Govt College for Women and District Public School reached Bhoun Chowk and blocked the road. They chanted slogans against the government, BISE and elected representatives. "Many of us had scored good marks in the objective papers of Part 1. What will happen if we do not get good marks in Part II," a student said. The students were of the view that the new policy would also become a hurdle in their admission to universities. They said due to cancellation of Part 1 objective papers, they could not get high marks necessary for taking admission to reputed universities.
They also accused the administration of their colleges for not taking the issue seriously. Dawn
GCU honours position holders
Lahore: Government College University (GCU) on Thursday organised a ceremony to honour its 11 students who secured positions in the intermediate examination, 2011, conducted by the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education.
GCU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Muhammad Khaleeq ur Rahman was the chief guest at the ceremony which was attended by the parents and family members of the position holders, faculty members and other students.
Talking to the position holders about the resolution supporting ban on cell phones in educational institutions, the GCU VC said students should themselves act responsibly.
Prof Khaleeq said Pakistan needed quality human capital which could put it on a path leading to social, industrial and economic development. He advised the talented youth to step forward and fill this void by attaining quality education with diligence and perseverance.
GCU Controller of Examinations Ashraf Shabbir Bokhari said that 144 years had passed since the first graduate of the Government College, Lahore, Sanjhi Mull, in 1868 left the portals of the alma mater to enter the practical life for personal success and public acclaim. He took pride in revealing that besides 11 positions; as many as 369 of total 963 GCU students secured A+ grade in the intermediate examinations 2011 while 248 Ravians got A grade. He said GCU students had the record of securing highest marks in the board examinations.
Talking to the vice chancellor, the position holders said they would study day and night to become an asset to Pakistan. They termed their stay at Government College University, Lahore, "Golden days of life." Later, the VC gave away prizes and shields to the Ravian position-holders.
KEMU body grants approval to research projects
Lahore: The Research Committee of King Edward Medical University has granted technical approval to various research projects of Basic Medical Sciences and Medical and Allied Health Sciences. KEMU's Research Committee issued a notification on Thursday after formal approval from Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Asad Aslam Khan.
The Research Committee is headed by Prof Dr Shaharyar, Professor of Radiotherapy, and members include Prof. S. M. Awais, Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Prof. Ahmed Wasim Yusuf, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Prof. Nawaz Chughtai, Professor of Urology, Prof. Irshad Hussain, Professor of Medicine, and Prof. Fridoon Jawad Ahmed, Professor of Molecular Biology, KEMU, Lahore.
The research projects are as followed: 1-"Use of Resorbable Plates for Fixation of Mandibular Fractures in Paediatric Population" Principal Investigator Prof. Riaz Ahmad Warraich.
2- "Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS), Second Phase (2011-2012)", Principal Investigator Prof. Khalid Javed Abid.
3-"Outcome of Reconstruction of Orbital Floor Defects Using Titanium Mesh" Principal Investigator Prof. Riaz Ahmad Warraich.
4- "Clinical outcome of dental implants placed in free fibula flaps for orofacial reconstruction" Principal Investigator, Dr. Nabeela Riaz.
5- "Replacement of Temporomandibular Joint With Prefabricated Condylar Prosthesis in patients with Ankylosis" Principal Investigator, Prof. Riaz Ahmad Warraich.
6- "Bipolar Vessel Sealing System Is Cost Effective VS Clipping & Stappling divides in Minimal Invoices and Open Surgical Procedures" Principal Investigator Prof. M. Arshad Cheema.
7- "Prospective randomized comparision Of Open vs Arthroscdic Acromio Plasty For Shoulder Impingement" Principal Investigator, Prof. Reshad Khan.
8- "To Study the Occurence Demography, Pathomorphlogy orthopology and Treatment outocme of Riceuts and ostcomalaeis" Principal Investigator, Prof. S.M. Awais.
9- "Relationship of Vit. D levels and enerty of Trauma in Patients with Fractures" Principal Investigator, Prof. Reshad Khan.
10- "Analysis of Outcome of Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of Fracture of Radius and Ulna with LCDCP and DCP" Principal Investigator Prof. S.M. Awais.
11- "A Comparative Study of Flexible Intramedullary Nails and N.A. External Fixator for the Treatment of Femoral Shaft Fractures in Children" Principal Investigator Prof. S.M. Awais.
12- "Study of Epidimiology, Demography, Pathomarphology and Effective Treatment of Orthopaedic Trauma Patients in Emergency Department" Principal Investigator Prof. S.M. Awais.
13- "Total Knee Replacement" Principal Investigator Prof. S.M. Awais.
14- "A Comparative study for Management of Unstable Pelvic Fractures by External NA Fixation vs Internal Fixation by Reconstruction Plates 4.5m, 3.5m TBW" Principal Investigator Prof. S.M. Awais.
15- "Evaluation & Pattern of Shoe Dermatitis in Patients of Contact Eczema" Principal Investigator Prof. Atif Hussain Kazmi.
16- "A Double Blind Randomized controlled trial of Risperidone versus Sodium Valproate for the treatment of disruptive behaviours (aggressive challenging behaviours) in children with Intellectual Disability" Principal Investigator Dr. Nazish Imran.
17- "ug resistance pattern among children with typhoid fever in Lahore" Principal Investigator Dr. Iqbal Azhar.
18- "To compare the sensitivity pattern of Direct Immunofluorescence of perilesional skin and plucked hair in patients with Pemphigus Vulgaris" Principal Investigator Prof. Sabrina Suhail Pal.
19- "Maternal & Neonatal Seroprevalence of Hepatitis BsAg & Hepatitis eAg and effectiveness of immunoprophylaxis" Principal Investigator Prof. M. Ashraf Sultan.
20- "Adrenal dysfunction in end stage liver disease and its impact on survival" Principal Investigator Prof. Irshad Hussain Qureshi.
21-"Relationship of C-Reactive Protein Elevation And Severity Of Coronary Artery Disease On The Basis Of Coronary Angiography" Principal Investigator Dr. Mahmood Alam Khan.
22-"Vitamin D level is directly related to rapid and early virological response during interferon therapy in chronic hepatitis C patients" Principal Investigator Prof. Irshad Hussain Qureshi.
23- "Role of Lactate As Diagnostic Marker To Differentiate Between Bacterical and Viral Meningitis" Principal Investigator Prof. Irshad Hussain Qureshi. 24- "Clinical and biochemical co-relation of minimal hepatic encephalopathy" Principal Investigator Prof. Fatima Mehboob.
25- "Efficacy and safety of carbon dioxide ablative fractional resurfacing (CO2- AFR) device in moderate to severe atrophic acne scars on face" Principal Investigator, Prof. Sabrina Suhail Pal.
26- "Comparison of home made high density diet and imported. Ready to use therapeutic food in community based nutrational rehabilation of severoty malnourished children" Principal Investigator Prof. Nosheen Aziz.
27- "Association of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) With Breast Cancer" Principal Investigator Dr. Raana Akhtar.
28-"Frequency of HER2/NEU Protein Expression In Adeno Carcinomas Of The Gastrointestinal System (Stomach And Colorectum)" Principal Investigator Dr. Sadaf Farzand.
29- "Prevalence of dengue viral antibodies in different areas, genders,age groups of Lahore" Principal Investigator Dr. Jalees Khalid Khan.
30- "Compariosn of Saliva and blood for the early diagnosis of Dengue" Principal Investigator Dr. Riffat Mehboob.
31- "Renal function alteration of the patients suffering from Dengue" Principal Investigator Dr. Riffat Mehboob.
32- "Cardiac Complication (Myocarditis) in patients suffering from Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever in 2011 Outbreak in Lahore" Principal Investigator, Dr. Riffat Mehboob.
33- "Potential of Substrance P as an early diagnostic Master in Tissue biopsies of oral squamous cell carcinoma Patients" Principal Investigator, Dr. Riffat Mehboob.
34- "Psychosociao-ecological Determinants of Dengue Fever in Urban Lahore" Principal Investigator, Dr. Zahida Waheed Butt.
35- "Randomized Double-blind, Placebo-controlled, Community based Trial investigating the Safety and Effcacy of papaya extract in Functional Dyspepsia" Principal Investigator, Prof. Maaz Ahmad.
36- "Hypcholesterolemic Effect of Berberis vulgaris fruit(Zereshk) in Humans" Principal Investigator, Prof. Maaz Ahmad.
37- "Demographic Determinants of Hepatitis-C in PUNJAB" Principal Investigator, Dr. M. Mahmood Alam Pasha.
38- "KAP (Knowledge,Attitude and Practice) Study Regarding the Prevention of Dengue fever in LahoreUrban Community" Principal Investigator, Dr. M. Arif Khan.
39- "The impact of dengue viral infection on liver function tests in adult patients" Principal Investigator Dr. Afsar Saeed Shaikh. 40- "Frequency and Severity of Dengue Hemorrhagic fever and association of severe disease with different serotypes of Dengue Virus" Principal Investigator, Dr. M. Asif Naveed.
41- "Role of N Terminal-Pro Brain Naturetic" Principal Investigator Dr. Anser Asrar.
UHS BDS results
Lahore: The University of Health Sciences (UHS) has announced result of Second Professional BDS annual examination. A press release here on Thursday said 424 candidates from nine affiliated dental colleges appeared in the exam out of which 233 passed and 184 failed. The result of seven candidates was put on RL list. The pass percentage remained 55.88.
Nayha Enver, a daughter pf Tariq Enver of de Montmorency College of Dentistry Lahore got first position securing 840/1000 marks. Eesha Najam daughter of Najam Saeed of Institute of Dentistry, CMH Lahore Medical College and Sarah Ashraf daughter of Muhammad Ashraf of de Montmorency College of Dentistry Lahore got second and third positions securing 822/1000 and 814/1000 marks respectively.
Call to appoint PU VC on merit
Lahore: The Insaaf Student Federation (ISF) has asked the Punjab government to appoint Vice Chancellor of Punjab University on merit while ignoring favouritism. ISF Punjab President Farrukh Habib and ISF Lahore President Mohammad Usman stated that the government should appoint Punjab University VC on merit from the list which had been sent to CM for approval. They warned if the Punjab government ignored the merit then they would launch a strike against it.
Prayer, ladies rooms at PU
PUNJAB University Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran on Thursday inaugurated the Prayer Room and Ladies Room at varsity's Institute of Chemical Engineering and Technology.
UAF greets foreign students
Faisalabad: The University of Agriculture, Faisalabad arranged a welcome party for 45 foreign students who recently got admission here.
The function was arranged by the International Club at Old Senate Hall, UAF on Thursday. Addressing the participants, Prof Dr Muhammad Younis said that the university was committed to providing the quality education and giving state-of-the-art facilities at the campus to the students. He hoped that the students would prove their mettle on the horizon of their discipline and would bring goodwill to the country after going back to their home countries. He said that the university had established women complex to facilitate the women.
Foreign Students Adviser Prof Dr Tahir Siddique urged the students to learn the local language to understand the culture of Pakistan. He said that the university was taking all tangible steps to facilitate the students by providing modern facilities. Foreign students and other notables also spoke on the occasion. International Club president Sahibzada Mohibullah and secretary general Obaidullah Rahimi were also present. The news