FUUAST's semester examinations from July 4
Karachi, June 24: Federal Urdu University of Arts Science and Technology (FUUAST) Registrar Prof Dr Qamar-ul-Haq announced on Thursday that the semester examinations of Gulshan-e-Iqbal campus would commence from July 4. The examinations will be held in both morning and evening shifts while date sheet will be dispatched to relevant departments on June 28. Daily times
FUUAST VC to meet governor, CM over varsity situation
Karachi: Vice-Chancellor Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science & Technology (FUUAST) Dr Muhammad Qaiser has decided to meet Governor Sindh Dr Ishratul Ebad Khan and Chief Minister (CM) Syed Qaim Ali Shah to seek help from them about the law and order situation in the university.
The decision to meet the governor and the CM comes in the wake of continued disturbance in the university caused by the ongoing clashes between the two student factions.
The university administration had earlier decided to reopen the university from June 27 to allow the continuation of the terminal examinations 2011. But now the university has decided that the examinations will be held from July 4 onwards, while the new examination schedule will be issued on June 28.
Registrar of the University Dr Qamrul Haque said that the university had sent letters to the governor and CM to help them in stopping the carnage that was badly affecting the educational environment of the university.
In a meeting held on Thursday, it was also decided that the VC, the registrar and the deans will meet the governor and the chief minister on Saturday or Sunday (June 25 or 26) owing to the urgency of the situation. Dr Haq said that most of the students who were from other provinces had left for their homes because of the uncertainty in the university. Therefore it was decided that the examinations should be held after some time to allow the students to come back. "We also want the completion of the examinations before Ramazan because we had decided earlier that our summer vacations will be held during the holy month", Dr Qamar said. The news
Removal of PU VC demanded
Lahore: The Islami Jamiat Tulaba, Punjab University, has demanded that the provincial government remove PU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran on charges of making over 400 illegal appointments and violating merit.
In a statement issued here on Thursday, IJT information secretary Mohsin Rasheed said the vice chancellor also granted out-of-turn promotions to teachers and scholarships to 'favourite' students.
He said the VC was crying hoarse that there was an acute shortage of funds but still adopted a pair of tigers and would spend some Rs1.3 million per annum. He said the amount could be used to exempt the poor but talented students from paying fees.
He said the security issues in the university were also causing serious problems for students. He said the university vice chancellor had also failed to tackle the loadshedding issue. Dawn
PhD thesis approved
Lahore: A meeting of Punjab University Advanced Studies and Research Board was held under the chairmanship of acting Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Javaid Ahmed here on Thursday which solved cases of PhD scholars presented for review in the Board by different PU departments, institutes, colleges and schools.
In the meeting, 17 PhD synopsis, 19 reports on PhD theses and 07 panel of examiners for PhD theses review were approved. Extension was also given in various cases. The nation
PU LLB Datesheet
Lahore: Punjab University Examinations Department has issued the written examination datesheet of LLB Part-I, Part-II and Part-III, Annual Examination 2011.
UVAS to support cattle farmers: VC
Lahore: The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Muhammad Nawaz has said that the varsity will extend all out support to farmers who want to protect the Sahiwal cattle breed, which is an important national genetic resource of Pakistan. It comprises about 11 per cent of the total 36 per cent purebred animals in the country.
Addressing a national seminar on "Sahiwal cattle – a promising dairy animal of Pakistan", organised by department of livestock production in collaboration with Pakistan Agriculture Research council and Australian Linkages Programme on Thursday at Ravi campus, the VC said that the purebred population was decreasing over the years due to crossbreeding. "There is a need to preserve the pride of Pakistan under the guideline of embryo transfer technology and using the modern reproduction technology."
Research Centre Conservation Sahiwal Cattle (RCCSC) Jhang director Dr Javed Iqbal, Livestock Production Research Institute Bahadur Nagar, Okara director Dr Rashid Ahmed ,UVAS livestock production chairman Prof Dr Muhammad Abdullah, Dr Jalees Ahmad Bhatti, Dr Khaild Javed and Dr Ahmad Ali gave detailed presentation about the Sahiwl Cattle's characteristic.
Faculty of Animal and Production Technology Dean Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha said that Sahiwal was one of the established milch breed of tropical & sub tropical region. "It is famous for resistant to ticks and other diseases, tolerant towards heat and has high producing ability under harsh environment adding that this breed is now reported to be present in 29 countries across the globe," he added. The nation
Students visit Heidelberg lab
Lahore: The delegation of position holders from Pakistan visited the GSI Laboratory, Heidelberg, Germany, during their study tour of Europe arranged by Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif. According to a handout issued here on Thursday, a Pakistani scholar Dr Muhammad Imran, who had completed his PhD in Plasma Physics, told the visitors that there were three Pakistani doctors working in the GSI. He said the GSI Laboratory was established on December 17, 1969, adding that it was among the world's best nuclear physics laboratories. Later, the delegation visited the Technical University which was established 1877. The news