Secret agencies at PU | FG colleges 2nd shift

'Students against secret agencies' presence at PU'
Lahore, June 07, 2008: Over 90 per cent students of the Punjab University (PU) have opposed presence of "secret agencies" at the university while terming it a wrong practice, reveals a survey conducted by PU chapter of the Insaf Students Federation (ISF).

The findings of the survey were made public in a press conference by ISF Punjab convener Ahmad Muaz, PU chapter convener Kamran Akram Khan and general secretary Hafiz Farhat on Friday. The ISF office-bearers said over 10,000 students of the Punjab University participated in the survey, which was aimed at highlighting problems of the university's students so that they could be addressed on priority basis. They said no other organisation had so far conducted such a survey to bring to light students' problems. "The biggest issue faced by the students is related to hostels as the boarding facility is not being provided to students studying in the afternoon programmes," they said, adding that the boarding students were deprived of the internet facility and telecast of national news channels.

They said around 75 per cent students had demanded both the facilities in hostels."Around 95 per cent students expressed concerns over lack of transport facilities being provided by the Punjab University while 100 per cent students expressed dissatisfaction over affairs of university's canteens," they said, adding that over 90 per cent students expressed concerns over

presence of secret agencies people at the university and termed their presence a wrong practice. The News

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2nd shift at FG colleges announced
Rawalpindi: Federal government (FG) collages would work in two shifts to facilitate maximum students, announced Brig Muhammad Asif, the federal director for Government Educational Institutions Cantonment Garrison (FGEI), on Friday. He was speaking as chief guest at inaugural ceremony of FG Liaqat Ali Khan Degree Collage. In the pilot project, second-shift classes would be held in boys' and girls' collages in Rawalpindi and Lal Kurti, he said. He said a summary for appointment of some 120 staff had been forwarded to Defence Ministry for approval. He said, "We will ensure admission of every applicant in all FG educational institutions, located in 43 cantonments of the country." Lt Col Gull Haqeem, Col Manauwar Iqbal, FG Liaqat Ali Khan Degree Collage Principal Col (r) Tarqi Dar and other senior officers attended function. Brig Asif said 37 new second-shift schools were operational after completion of recruitment of 95 percent staff. App

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