Class X (General) result
Karachi, June 30: The Board of Secondary Education, Karachi will declare the result of Secondary School Certificate, Part II (Class X), General Group (Regular and Private), annual examination, 2010 on Wednesday (today). After a gap of three years, the Board will also arrange a ceremony in honour of top three position holders at Conference Hall (First Floor, Block-B), BSEK Building.
KU evening programme fee submission date extended
Karachi: Director Evening Programme University of Karachi Prof. M. Abuzar Wajidi has extended the last date for fee submission. He announced on Tuesday that the students who have recently got admission in the Evening Programme could submit their admission and tuition fees till July 5. Previously the last date for fee submission was June 27. All candidates whose form numbers have appeared on admission list are advised to deposit their fees in form of Pay Orders drawn in favour of University of Karachi at the Directorate of Evening Programme between 4:30pm to 7:30pm on working days, he said. The news
LLB (final) exams from July 7
Karachi: Karachi University announced on Tuesday that the annual examination 2010 of LLB (final) will begin on July 7.
Admit cards and examination programmes may be collected from respective colleges.
Meanwhile, admissions to MD, MPhil and PhD have begun on the Karachi campus of the Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology.
A spokesperson for the institution said on Tuesday that the admissions were being offered in the disciplines of zoology, environmental science, botany, mathematical sciences, physics, Urdu, Islamiat and mass communications. ppi/app
KU awards eight PhD degrees
Karachi: Registrar, University of Karachi (KU), on Tuesday has announced that the Board of Advanced Studies and Research (BASR) in its meeting held on June 28, 2010, awarded eight MPhil and eight PhD degrees in various disciplines.
The meeting was held under the chairmanship of Vice Chancellor, KU, Professor Dr Pirzada Qasim Raza Siddiqui.
The names of candidates who are awarded the degree of MPhil includes Zia-ur-Rehman (Pharmaceutical Chemistry), Dr Shazia Hashmat Kazi (BDS) (Physiology), Dr Farzeen Shafique (BDS) (Physiology), Saira Saeed Khan (Pharmacology), Salman Ahmed (Pharmacognosy), Waqar Ahmed (Chemistry-HEJ), Sadia Khan (Molecular Medicine), and Kehkashan Iqbal (Mathematics).
Those who have awarded PhD degree are Hina Siddiqui (Chemistry-HEJ), Zamin Shaheed Siddiqui (Botany), Nida Ambreen (Chemistry – HEJ), Syed Shahid Ali (Geography), Farhat Batool (Biochemistry), Din Muhammad Jilbani (Political Science), Gohar Ali Mehar (Geography) and Ihsanullah (Geography).
At this occasion, the Vice Chancellor said that the increasing number of M.Phil and PhD students is a good sign; intellectuals are an indication of the institutions' active involvement in research and academia.
He pointed out that in this modern and changing world, research on new and unexplored areas must be appreciated because the life is taking new turns, and institutions should try to unveil the mysteries of the world.
Medical college to be set up in Khairpur: Qaim
Sukkur: The government is taking initiatives for setting up a medical college in Khairpur, Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah said. He was on a visit to the Mehran College of Engineering and Technology at Khairpur on Tuesday.
The classes in the engineering college are in full swing since January 1, he said adding that more competent teachers would be appointed for the departments of mechanical, civil, petroleum and electrical engineering.
Regarding the government schools, he said that more financial aid will be provided to existing schools along with the setting up of more schools and colleges in the division. The chief minister said that he does not believe in supporting elite private schools as these are not meant for the poor. Instead, government schools need our support as these cater to students who are unable to afford private education, he added.
The PPP governments, whether of Z A Bhutto or Benazir Bhutto, have stood for the cause of education and health and the present one is also following the same motto, he said.Shah expressed distress over information that in some areas merit is not followed while appointing teachers. He said the European Union extended a grant of 40 million euros for educational purposes with the condition that selection of teachers should be made on merit.
He further said that soon lady doctors will be appointed for basic health units. He also proposed sending 50 per cent doctors of Karachi to villages.Earlier, talking to APP, the chief minister said that education and health would also get due priority and 100 comprehensive schools with all facilities including laboratories and boarding-lodging, will be constructed.
In order to overhaul the educational system an additional six billion rupees had been also earmarked for boarding and comprehensive schools. This allocation is over and above seven billion rupees allocated in the provincial education development budget, he added.
In the budget, he said that Rs 5.7 billion had been earmarked for health, which is 300 per cent higher over Rs1.2 allocated in 2007-08.To a question, the CM said that district hospitals would be upgraded so that people don't have to travel to Karachi and Hyderabad for quality health facilities.
Moreover, he said that an industrial infrastructure of the province will be developed. Projects have already been initiated in Kotri, Nooriabad, Benazirabad, Larkana and Khairpur industrial estates in this regard.
The CM said that the Sindh government has already planned to distribute 50,000 acres of land among landless women farmers and provide drinking water to Badin and Thatta districts adding that special attention has been paid towards raising education and health standard and funds for these sectors have been raised significantly.
"The 50 per cent increase in salaries is a gift to the government employees by the PPP regime. The budget was made keeping in view the needs of all sectors of life, demands of coalition partners, opposition members and masses necessities, he said. The CM said the PPP has made history in the country by raising 50 per cent raise in the salaries of the government employees besides raising their medical allowances significantly. The news