BIEK, STB, FUUAST, KU exams postponed
Exams scheduled for today postponed
Karachi, June 04: The Board of Intermediate Education Karachi (BIEK), Sindh
Technical Board (STB), the University of Karachi (KU) and the Federal
Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology (FUUAST) have postponed
their examinations scheduled for Friday due to the expected heavy
rainfall. The postponed papers of Islamiat and Pakistan Studies of BIEK
would now be held on June 28. The postponed papers of TSC and DAE of
the STB would now be held on June 15 and 23, respectively. The new
dates for the postponed papers of the KU and FUUAST would be announced
Registrar, University of Karachi (KU), Prof. Kaleem Raza Khan, has announced that
all examinations (morning and evening) of KU scheduled for Friday
(today) are hereby postponed. The new dates of postponed examinations
will be announced later, he added. The news/ppi
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Smoking in Karachi girls schools rises
Karachi: Prof Nadeem Rizvi Head of Chest Diseases Jinnah Postgraduate
Medical (JPMC ) and President Pakistan Chest Society has said that
according to a recent research, smoking in girls schools of Karachi has
risen to 16%.
He said this while addressing a press conference
here. Prof Rizvi drew attention to the harmful effects of tobacco
marketing that is targeted towards women and girls.
a major target of opportunity for the tobacco industry, which needs to
recruit new users to replace the nearly half of current users who will
die prematurely from tobacco-related diseases.
He demanded that
all forms of direct or indirect marketing of tobacco products must be
banned. How can we allow promotion of a product which is responsible
for 100,000 deaths annually in the country, questioned Prof Rizvi.
Javaid Khan official of National Alliance for Tobacco Control and Head
Section of Chest Diseases at AKUH said that all doctors are morally
bound to educating the public on health related issues.
shows that even a brief three-minute advice by doctors on quitting
smoking brings about significant results. It was unfortunate."
said that tobacco use in the form of gutka and pan masala is on the
rise, especially among children, resulting in increasing incidents of
head, neck and mouth cancers. "Pakistan currently tops the global list
in oral cancer," he said.
Citing another research on Shisha use,
Khan said that over 50% of university students in Karachi were found to
consume tobacco in this form. An hour of Shisha use was equivalent to
smoking 100 cigarettes, he warned.
Dr Shahina General Secretary
of Pakistan Chest Society and Consultant of Ojha Institute of Chest
Diseases said that around 1500 young people take up smoking everyday,
helped by aggressive marketing by tobacco companies. Dr Shahina said
that city governments need to initiate an education campaign on tobacco
and its hazards in schools and colleges. The news
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Teachers' demands accepted
Karachi: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah announced on
the floor of the Sindh Assembly on Thursday that the demands of the
teachers who were on strike had been accepted.
The teachers were demanding teaching allowance and time-scale.
The chief minister regretted the misunderstanding that developed
between the teachers and the government and assured the teachers that
the government would look after their interests.
the acceptance of their demands, the chief minister said the education
and finance departments were being consulted on it and expressed the
hope that the teachers would now discharge their duties properly. Dawn
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