Girls outshine boys, as BISE announces SSC 2013 results
Lahore, July 27: Girls grabbed two of the overall top three positions in the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) Annual Examination 2013, conducted by the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) Lahore.
Kainaat Akram secured the overall first position, securing 1028/1050 marks, while Maryam Farman Rana and Khush Bakht shared the third position with 1025 marks.
Muhammad Rohail Tariq secured the overall second position with 1026 marks.
This was announced by BISE Lahore Chairman Nasrullah Virk during a press conference to announce the position holders on Wednesday.
According to statistics, the overall first position was clinched by Kainaat Akram, Roll No 105512, of the Pak Garrison Girls High School, Nankana Sahib, with 1028 marks. The second position was clinched by Muhammad Rohail Tariq, Roll No 204258, of the Government Central Model High School, Lower Mall, Lahore, with 1026 marks, while the overall third position was shared by Maryam Farman Rana, Roll No 119651, and Khush Bakht, Roll No 119734, of the Divisional Public High School for Girls, Model Town, Lahore, with 1025 marks each.
In Science Group (among boys), the first position was secured by Muhammad Rohail Tariq, Roll No 204258, of Govt Central Model School, Lower Mall, Lahore, with 1026 marks. The second position was clinched by Muhammad Kumail, Roll No 182862, of the Divisional Public School and College, Lahore, by securing 1023 marks. The third position in this group was shared by Zeeshan Ali, Roll No 179120, of Pakistan Public Boys School, Township, Lahore; and Mansoor Ahmad, Roll No 154357, of Sadiq Memorial High School for Boys, Amin Town, Khudian Khas, Kasur, with 1021 marks each.
In the Science Group (among girls), the first position was bagged by Kainaat Akram, Roll No 105512, of the Pak Garrison Girls High School, Nankana Sahib, with 1028 marks; the second position by Maryam Farman Rana, Roll No 119651, and Khush Bakht, Roll No 119734, of the Divisional Public High School for Girls, Model Town, Lahore, with 1025 marks each; while the third position was secured by Iman Fatima, Roll No 112326, of the Punjab Girls High School, 537-K, Johar Town, Lahore, by securing 1024 marks.
In the Humanities Group (among boys), the first position was bagged by Muhammad Hasnain, Roll No 333449, of Al-Karim Boys High School, Bakhtawar Park, Ravi Road, Lahore, with 991 marks; the second position by Hafiz Muhammad Haroon, Roll No 293434, of Allama Iqbal Public Boys School, Raiwind Road, Kasur, securing 946 marks; and the third position was shared by private candidates Muhammad Adnan. Roll No 338256, from Sheikhupura, and Adnan Iqbal, Roll No 299291, from Kasur, with 945 marks each.
In Humanities Group (among girls), the first position was clinched by Sonia Naseer, Roll No 251560, of Decent Girls High School, Manawala, Nankana Sahib, securing 974 marks. The second position was won by Memona, Roll No 274885, of the Najaf Ideal Girls High School, Akbari Gate, with 967 marks. The third position was bagged by Samman Ali, Roll No 268411, of Baitul Huda High School for Girls, Tajpura, Lahore, by securing 964 marks.
The medal-awarding ceremony to decorate the position holders will be held at Alhamra Hall II, the Mall, at 10am today (Thursday). PML-N central leader Hamza Shahbaz will give away certificates and prizes to the position holders. Daily times
Teachers flay action over SSC result
Lahore: Punjab Teachers Union (PTU) office-bearers on Friday have taken to task the Punjab Education Department for taking actions against the teacher community of certain schools in which recent results of SSC remained very low.
According to a press release issued on Friday, this was said by PTU office-bearers in a meeting held in which PTU central president Syed Sajjad Kazmi, Rana Liaqat Ali, Zafar Sindhu, Malik Saeed and Tariq Zaidi participated.
They raised serious questions to the intention of Education Department of Punjab for taking actions against the teachers of certain schools. They said that teacher community in schools have been denied several basic facilities required for better teaching, and they are rendering great services for the improvement of education sector in the province.
"Taking actions against teachers in such circumstances will not be good for education sector", they opined. They warned if the department does not stop taking actions against teacher community then they will be on roads against all such moves.
They said it is the department which keeps teacher community busy throughout the year in non-educational activities which is affecting their teaching performance. The PTU demanded the Chief Secretary Punjab, Secretary Schools Punjab and DPI to take notice of the situation and provide relief to teacher community.
UVAS granted diploma accreditation in food safety
Lahore: Royal Environmental and Health Institute of Scotland (REHIS), UK, has granted accreditation to Postgraduate Diploma in Food Safety and Controls of the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore.
According to a press release issued on Wednesday, a European Union delegation, comprising Riccardo Rossi, Roshan Ara and Bruno Valanzuolo, presented the REHIS accreditation certificate to UVAS Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha and Department In-Charge Dr Muhammad Nasir at a ceremony arranged by the European Union-funded Trade Related Technical Assistance (TRTA-II) Program and UVAS at a local hotel. Officials from the Punjab Food Authority, University of Agriculture Faisalabad and Pakistan Consumer Association were also present.
The UVAS is offering this diploma with the support of the EU-funded TRTA programme and United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) to train and produce professionals for development, implementation and auditing of the food safety and controls in the country. On the occasion, the EU officials also gave away certificates to the participants of a pedagogical training for the postgraduate diploma instructors. They also presented food inspection kits to the university officials. Addressing the certificate-awarding ceremony, Bruno and Riccardo Rossi appreciated the university's efforts for food safety and congratulated the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition on achieving an unconditional accreditation from Royal Environmental Health Institute. The Vice-Chancellor thanked the European Union and the UNIDO for supporting the training and academic programmes of UVAS. He said the food safety diploma course will help develop Pakistan's capacity to meet the global food safety and quality requirements and enhance the competitiveness of food products. The news