DJ College exam centre shifted | SBTE postponed papers

BIEK shifts exam centre to DJ College
Karachi, May 15: The administration and teachers of the Aisha Bawany Government Commerce College on Thursday boycotted the HSC Part-I & II Annual Examinations in protest against the manhandling of teachers and threats from the cheating mafia.

Disappearance of rangers from the college premises forced the teachers and the administration to relinquish their exam duties.

Sources said that Chairman BIEK, Prof Anwar Ahmedzai, in an official meeting with administrative staff, had promised that rangers personnel would be deployed at the college after the incident of manhandling of teachers and threats from of the cheating mafia. Paradoxically, the BIEK has black-listed the Aisha Bawany Govt Commerce College and shifted examination centre, set up there, to DJ Science College Karachi on the pretext that candidates were facing various problems.

It is pertinent to mention here that on 13 May, a group of students, belonging to a political party, forcibly entered the premises of Aisha Bawany College and manhandled teachers for preventing them from cheating. The miscreants also smashed windscreen of the principal's car.

Later, in a meeting between BIEK Chairman Prof Anwar Ahmedzai and DG Colleges Sindh, Dr Rafiq Ahmed Siddiqui, it was promised that rangers would be deployed at the college in the second shift of examinations to thwart any untoward incident in the future.

Sources further said the BIEK chairman failed to provide any security to the teachers despite his tall claims.

When contacted, the BIEK chairman was not available for his comments on the situation. However, BIEK representative Ishaq Mamji and deputy controller examinations Liaqat Ali claimed that security personnel had been deployed at the college. He added that on the intervention of the SPLA leaders, including Prof Iftikhar Azmi and Prof Muzafar Rizvi, teachers and administration agreed to re-commence the examination but students refused to appear in the papers.

BIEK Chairman Prof Anwar Ahmedzai said that Principal, Prof Fayyaz, was responsible for the boycott as he deliberately caused delay in conducting the papers.

Taking the strict notice of the principal's negligence, the BIEK authorities decided to black list the college, he said. The Nation

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SBTE reschedules postponed papers
Karachi: Sindh Board of Technical Education (SBTE) has announced that the postponed papers of TSC Part-I scheduled on April 30 and May 12 will now be held on May 18 and May 19, respectively at the same time and venue.

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FAST-NU signs MoU with Malaysian university
Islamabad: A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between Asia e University (AeU), Malaysia, and FAST-National University of Computer & Emerging Sciences (FAST-NU) at a ceremony.

The MoU was signed by Rector FAST-NU Dr. Amir Muhammad and Rector AeU Dr. Syeda Mushtaq Hussain.

AeU is a premier educational university in Asia. It was established in 2007 in Malaysia. The MoU sets out the modalities of collaboration between the two universities to enhance academic links and other academic services.

The purpose of the MoU is to encourage cooperation between the two parties and promote joint collaboration between them for teaching and learning processes.

Under the MoU, both the universities would undertake to organise collaborative workshops, seminars and conferences as well as academic programmes, students' and teachers' research exchange, and exchange of teaching material for e-learning.

Meanwhile, the faculty and staff of FAST-National University of Computer & Emerging Sciences in Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore and Peshawar have decided to contribute their one day's salary for the internally displaced persons (IDPs) of Malakand Division.

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Students of Army Public School excel in poster contest
Rawalpindi: The Pakistan Red Crescent Society organised a poster competition titled 'Our Work Your Move', says a press release issued here Thursday.

As many as 145 participants from different schools of Islamabad region participated in the following two categories: category I (Juniors) class VI to VIII and in category II (Seniors) class IX to XII.

At regional level competition, seven positions out of top 20 were bagged by the students of Army Public School, Humayun Road, Rawalpindi.

Marwa Hafeez (9th) Bushra Masood (9th) Anam Asif (9th) and Zunaira Nayyar (9th) showed excellent performance in category II. The students of class X, XI, and XII year could not participate because of their annual examinations.

Later, at the national level, the work of 20 short listed students from each region was re-evaluated and two students of APS Humayun Road, Marwa Hafeez (9th) and Bushra Msood (9th) clinched first position and got certificate and a cash prize of Rs10,000 each. In category - I Zobia Khan Class 6th also secured consolation prize.

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AIOU lecture
Islamabad: United States North Carolina State University Professor Dr. David Glimartin will speak on 'Shrine Politics in British Punjab and After' arranged by Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) on May, 16. Vice chancellor of the university will preside over the function. The News

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