Girls outshine boys with 15 top positions
Peshawar, June 14: Girl students clinched 15 top positions in the annual secondary school certificate examination of the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Peshawar, as 49,537 of the 59,438 candidates were declared successful here on Wednesday.
According to the details provided by BISE, 58 candidates secured the top 20 positions and 51 of them were girls.
Ms Samra Ghazal of Peshawar Model Girls High School topped the examination by securing 978 out of 1,050 marks, while Ms Hira Motasim and Ms Sidra Motasim of the same school grabbed the second and third positions by getting 972 and 971 marks, respectively.All the three belong to the science group.
The results were announced during a special ceremony held here at the BISE offices, where provincial elementary and secondary education minister Sardar Hussain Babak, BISE chairman Dr Mohammad Shafi Afridi and BISE controller Islamuddin were also in attendance.
The top five positions in the overall and the science group in 10th grade went to PMGHS.
In arts group, Ms Ujala Tahir of Forward Girls High School stood first by securing 895 marks. Ms Hira Farooq of Government Girls High School, PAF Shaheen Camp, secured second by getting 879 marks, while Ms Mashal Najeeb of Forward Public School got third position by getting 878 marks.
In the overall results of 10th grade, 83.34 per cent candidates were declared successful.
A total of 47,023 students appeared as regular candidates and of them, 41,381 (88.01 per cent) passed the exam. Similarly, a total of 12,415 students appeared as private candidates and of them, 8,156 (65.69 per cent) were successful.Your Comments
Student uses kidnap ploy for money
Lahore: The Shafeeqabad police claimed on Wednesday to have recovered a student who staged drama of his kidnap.
Muhammad Bashir of Karim Park alerted the police on June 12 that his son Awan Bashir, 18, left home on June 11 and didn't return and that his cell phone was also powered off.
The police registered a case and launched investigation. The complainant informed the police on Tuesday afternoon that he received a call by unidentified people who demanded a Rs1 million ransom for his son's release.
A police team began investigation by focusing on the cell phone data of the victim and managed to recover him from Defence around 5am on Wednesday.
Awan, who is studying in China and is currently on vacation, confessed to staging a drama of his kidnap in association with his friend, Kashif, for paying compensation amount of a rented car damaged in an accident. Dawn
GCU to launch diploma in forensic sciences
Lahore: Government College University Lahore (GCU) has decided to initiate a special diploma in forensic sciences for policemen and officials of other law enforcement agencies in collaboration with the Punjab Forensic Science Agency to train cops in crime scene investigation, evidence preservation, crime mapping, fingerprints and DNA markers & technologies and analytical techniques.
The announcement was made during an accord signing ceremony between the PFSA and GCU for academic and research collaboration on Wednesday.
GCU Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Muhammad Khaleeq-ur-Rahman and PFSA Director General Dr. Muhammad Ashraf Tahir signed the accord while Government College University Director Research Prof. Dr. Muhammad Zakria Butt, Director Academic Planning Fauzia Shaheen, Chemistry Department Chairperson Prof. Dr. Islam Ullah Khan, MS Forensic Chemistry Coordinator Dr. M. Farrukh and PFSA Director Forensics Dr. M. Sarwar were also present.
The Punjab Forensic Science Agency will extend practical training and other facilities for the six-month diploma that will help policemen use modern methods and technologies in nabbing outlaws and ensure effective collaboration between forensic experts and agencies.
The PFSA also offered to provide training to Government College University faculty members for teaching and curriculum designing of the diploma for policemen.
Addressing the accord signing ceremony, Vice Chancellor Prof. Khaleeq said training of professionals of law would help create an enabling environment for equality, fair-play, justice and rule of law.
PU book launch
Lahore: The Punjab University will organize a launching for the book "Roshni Ka Safar" by Col Pervaiz on Thursday (today) at 11am in the Al Razi Hall of Undergraduate Block.
Punjab University VC Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran will preside over the ceremony, said a press release.
PU meeting: A meeting of Punjab University Advanced Studies and Research Board (AS&RB) was held under the chairmanship of Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran here on Wednesday which approved 18 evaluation reports on PhD theses.
According to a press release, Prof Dr Qalb-i-Abid, Prof Dr Hafiz Muhammad Iqbal, Prof Dr Hafiz Mahmood Akhtar, Prof Dr Syed Mansoor Sarwar, Chairperson DPCC Prof Dr Shahida Hasnain, Controller Examinations Prof Dr Liaqat Ali and Registrar Prof Dr Rass masood Khan attended the meeting.
BD students visit Greenwich University
Karachi: A 19-member delegation comprising students from various universities of Bangladesh, as part of their study tour, visited Greenwich University, Karachi.
A spokesman of the institution said here on Wednesday that the students belong to Jahangir Nagar University, University of Rajshahi and Chittagong University. Most of the students are from the department of Mass Communication and Humanities.
Vice Chancellor of Greenwich University, Seema Moghul, addressing the students said that bilateral study tours are always very fruitful in knowing each other's academic environment and culture.
She said that the Greenwich University has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Dhaka University, which will go a along way in promoting research and benefitting from each others experience. Moghul said that the visit would promote harmony and goodwill between Pakistan and Bangladesh.
Leader of the delegation Prof Dr Abul Khair, on this occasion spoke about the role of the universities of Bangladesh, which they are playing for the growth and development of Bangladesh.
He said that universities have played a very important role in the expansion of pharmaceutical industry of Bangladesh. Moghul gave certificates to the visiting students. The Higher Education Commission facilitated the study tour, it was further stated. app