Class XII (Pre-Eng.) supple result
Karachi, Mar 04: The Board of Intermediate Education Karachi (BIEK) on Tuesday declared results of HSC Part-II Supplementary Examination-2008 of Science (pre-engineering, pre-medical and general) and Home Economics groups.
According to a BIEK notification, of the 5,856 male candidates who appeared in the pre-engineering exams, 2,121 passed. Similarly, out of 1,751 female candidates who took the exam only 585 were declared successful. The pass percentage of male and female candidates remained 36.22 and 33.41, respectively.
No candidate could pass the exam in Grade A-I. Ten students passed the exams in Grade A, 156 in Grade B, 1,082 in Grade C, 1,409 in Grade D and 49 students were declared successful in Grade E.
In the pre-medical group exams, 1,417 male candidates appeared. Of them, 453 were declared successful. Of the total 3,727 female candidates who appeared in the exam, 1,278 passed. The pass percentage of male and female candidates stood at 31.97 and 34.29, respectively. No candidate got Grade A-1. Five candidates passed the exams in Grade A, 97 in Grade B, 859 in Grade C, 756 in Grade D and 14 in Grade E.
Of the 465 male candidates who appeared in the Science General group exams, only 235 were declared passed. Similarly, 363 female candidates took the exams. Of them 115 passed. Their overall pass percentage stood at 31.68.
No candidate got A-1 or A grades in the exams. Thirteen passed the supplementary exams in Grade B, 171 in Grade C, 158 in Grade D and eight in Grade E.
In all 131 candidates of Home Economics group took the supplementary examinations. Of them 68 were declared successful. DawnYour Comments
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30th batch of Pak Marines graduates
Karachi: Upon completion of the 56-week-long training course, the 30th batch of Pak Marines graduated on Tuesday to join the regular Naval Force of the country. The graduation parade was held at the Marines Training Centre PNS Qasim. Karachi Port Trust General Manager (Operations) Rear Admiral Azhar Hayat was the chief guest on the occasion.
Rear Admiral Hayat said that the induction of military assault boats and hovercrafts had added more flexibility and given new dimensions to the role of marines.
He stressed upon the graduating marines to keep abreast with the advancement in weaponry and technology as the present day warfare was far more complex than ever before.
Earlier in his welcome address, Pak Marines Commander Captain Ashad Khan apprised the audience of the salient features of marines' training. The training consists of different phases focusing on basic war tactics, ground combat and perfection in using weapons. Later, the chief guest gave away prizes for showing excellence in performance. The News
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SU to introduce semester system in colleges
Hyderabad: The University of Sindh on Monday decided to introduce semester system from next academic session in five postgraduate colleges affiliated with the university.
The decision was taken at a meeting of post annual examination presided over by vice-chancellor Dr Mazharul Haq Siddiqui. The meeting decided that in the first phase, semester system would be introduced in the Government Sachal Sarmast Arts and Commerce College, Government Girls Zubeda College, Government Shah Latif Girls College Latifabad and Government Boys College Kali Mori.
The meeting took the decision to pay frequent visits to affiliated colleges to monitor facilities as well as attendance of students and decided to start fresh registration in BA pass (Part-I, II) and MA (Previous, Final) for annual examination 2009 from March 16.
The meeting considered problem of shortage of teachers in colleges and decided to convene a meeting with provincial minister and secretary education Sindh in this regard.
Dr Rafia Ahmed Shaikh, Dr Iqbal Ahmed Panhwar, M. Saleh Rajar, Prof Abdul Salam Khoja, Prof Liaquat Aziz Solangi, Dr Pervez Pathan, Dr Abida Tahirani, Dr Yasmin Iqbal and Prof Iqbal Kazi attended the meeting, which offered fateha for Prof Riaz Ahsan and Dr Asghar Bhutto.
University employees block Indus Highway
Hyderabad: Employees of the Sindh University blocked the Indus Highway for three hours after observing pen-down strike, putting locks on the classes and holding a rally at the campus on Monday in protest against attack on security guards of vice chancellor house by a group of students four days ago.
They went for the protest after failure of talks with the university administration. The employees had demanded rustication of the students involved in the attack.
No employees reported for duty at the administration block or teaching departments while a large number of Liaquat, Mehran and agriculture universities' employees joined the protest to express solidarity with the Sindh University employees.
Some students belonging to SPSF-SB and SNSF also expressed solidarity with the employees. The point buses of the university also did not ply.
The employees' leaders announced that the protest would continue till the rustication of assailants.
Reports said that the university administration held an urgent meeting to discuss the prevailing situation.
Registrar Mohammad Saleh Rajar said that lock-out of classes was not the solution to existing problem and urged the students and employees to exercise restraint. No action could be taken in haste as the report from inquiry committee was being awaited, he said.
Meanwhile, Vice-Chancellor Mazharul Haq Siddiqui and PPP MPA Dr Sikandar Ali Shoro inquired after the health of injured security guards Anwar Ali Nohani, Abdul Hussain Nohani and Mohammad Ali Bhalai at the Liaquat University Hospital and assured them of justice.
Reports said that People's Students Federation held a meeting at the international boys' hostel under the chairmanship of Mir Abdul Razzaq Turab, which decided to bring out a peace rally.
The central president of the federation, Suleman Dasti, has formed a committee to inquire into the employees allegations. Dawn
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