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Shortage of textbooks irks parents in Rawalpindi

Shortage of textbooks irks parents
Rawalpindi, June 24, 2008: Parents of children studying in different schools here Monday expressed concern over the shortage of textbooks of various classes published by Punjab Textbook Board. A parent in Rawalpindi said that he went to buy books of Class 8th for his daughter and Science book of Class 6th for his son but was disappointed on their non-availability. Similarly, a large number of parents, standing outside bookshops in the city, lodged similar complaints. "The children are suffering due to non-availability of books, as it is time for thorough study to properly utilise their summer vacation," a mother of a student remarked. The parents have appealed the government and concerned authorities including Punjab Textbooks Board to ensure the supply of required books for their children in the market, so that their education does not suffer.

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Mathematics workshop held at Comsats
Islamabad: The Department of Mathematics, Comsats Institute of Information Technology, organised one day workshop on 'Computational Mathematics and Related Topics' Monday, at auditorium of Pakistan Academy of Sciences, says a press release.

The workshop aimed to bring together practicing applied and computational mathematicians to exchange the recent research and promote the research activity in Pakistan, generally and at the Comsats particularly. World renowned mathematicians Professor Dr. Abdual Qayyum M. Khaliq from Middle Tennessee State University (USA) and Professor Dr. Abdul Majeed Siddiqui from Penn. State University (USA) delivered lectures.

CIIT acting Rector Professor Dr. Muhammad Azeem was the chief guest, he addressed the gathering and said, "The CIIT has had a desirable record of expansion and development therefore it is being ranked at number 5 from 128 universities of Pakistan and ranked number 2 from Islamabad based universities according to the latest HEC ranking record."

Professor Dr Q. K. Ghori delivered valuable speech about the topic. Dr. Moiz-ud-Din highlighted that the main objective of the workshop was to bridge the gap between the Mathematicians and Finance & Industry.

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NUST signs MoU with AIT
Islamabad: An MoU (memorandum of understanding) was signed between National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) and Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok in a simple but impressive ceremony held at NUST New Campus, Sector H-12, says a press release.

NUST Rector Engineer Muhammad Asghar and senior representative of AIT, Bangkok signed the memorandum. The purpose of the MoU is to promote higher education and research for student and faculty members of NUST in order to build their capacity.

It encompasses PhD, MS leading to PhD and MS degree programmes along with joint research initiatives, student and faculty exchange, exchange of academic material and participation in short training programmes, seminars and academic meetings. The agreement is open to all fields of studies conducted at 'School of Engineering & Technology, School of Environment, Resource and Development, and School of Management' at AIT, which will offer special rebate and transfer of credits to NUST students for PhD and MS leading to PhD programmes. The News

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