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Loadshedding creating problems for HSSC students
Rawalpindi, May 11: Unscheduled electricity loadshedding is creating numerous problems for the students of
Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) as they are unable to focus on their
ongoing final examinations.
The students have urged the concerned
authorities to at least announce a schedule for loadshedding and try not to
disconnect electricity during examination timings so that they could concentrate
The students said that it has
become very difficult for them to concentrate on studies because of unscheduled
power outages. "Due to electricity loadshedding, it also becomes very hard for
us to solve papers in the examination hall as well," they added.
requested the education department to use alternative sources during electricity
loadshedding during paper timings in examination halls.
Faheem Mughal, a
student said, "In our locality we are facing worst form of loadshedding and
there is no schedule, which is badly affecting my studies, as it becomes very
difficult for me to concentrate on preparing for exams."
another student, said that if it is not possible for education department to use
alternative resources to provide electricity in examination halls during
loadshedding then they should request the concerned authorities not to cut power
supply during paper timings.
Malik Wahab an examiner said, "It becomes
really very hard for students to solve the papers during hot and sultry
conditions in the examination hall without electricity and they start
complaining to us, but we can't do anything to help them."
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Most schools without drinking water facility
Rawalpindi: Students in the majority of government and private schools in Rawalpindi are facing the
problem of drinking water. They have to bear thirst in the prevailing hot
weather throughout the day, but school managements are totally unmoved against
Reliable sources said that some private schools charge Rs5-10 per
student every day to purchase water through tankers.
Parents of students studying in government and private schools complained
against non-availability of drinking water on the premises. Most schools do not
have water coolers and the condition of water tanks is poor. Water is available
in some schools but not fit for drinking due to dirty water tanks, they said.
"We cannot afford to pay Rs5-10 daily for water supply through tankers. The
schools managements charge heavy fee but fail to make arrangements for drinking
water," parents said.
Rawalpindi Association of Private Schools (RAPS)
President Captain (r) Ameer-ud-Din Shaikh admitted the fact and said: "We have
to purchase water through tankers for Rs800 but it is not enough for hundreds of
students." He said that the dilemma of water shortage is being faced by people
in the whole country. There is neither drinking water nor water for use in
toilets in schools. Children cannot survive without water, he said.
When contacted Executive District Officer (EDO) Education Qazi Zahoor, he
also admitted that schools are facing shortage of water. He said that water
consumption doubles in summer as compared to winter that causes its shortage.
"We are trying to arrange for extra water tankers in schools to avoid this
problem," he assured. He assured strict action against those schools, which are
charging Rs5-10 daily from students to purchase water.
A survey conducted reveals that more than 80% of government and 60% private
educational institutions have no proper arrangements for drinking water. Most
schools neither have water tanks nor any other arrangement for drinking water.
Children bring water bottles from their homes, which are not enough for the
whole day. Many children do not go to school toilets due to absence of water.
Male students manage in emergency situation but female students face problems in
Muhammad Rizwan, student of a government school, said that
there is no water available in his school for three years. Teachers bring water
from nearby houses, but students are not permitted to go out. The news
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KU announces LLB Final Supplementary Exam result
Karachi: University of Karachi (KU) on Tuesday announced the
result of LLB Final Year Supplementary Examination 2010. According to
statistics, 225 candidates appeared in the examination and the pass percentage
remained at 57.33. A KU statement said that marks certificates are being issued. app
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SU alumni fund planned
Hyderabad: The consultative committee - constituted in the light of recommendations of an all-parties
conference recently organised by the University of Sindh - has decided to set up
the university alumni fund and utilise its funds for the welfare of the
The decision was made at a meeting of the committee which was presided over
by Vice-Chancellor of the university Professor Dr Nazir Mughal and attended by
representatives of different political parties, intellectuals and civil society
The meeting appealed to the university alumni and philanthropists to
contribute donations for the fund.
It decided to fix a date for removal of posters and banners from the campus
and invite leaders of political parties or their nominees to join hands in this
The vice-chancellor informed the meeting that the process for the
establishment of the university students' welfare association was underway to
promote co-curricular activities. Two students from each department would be
nominated on the association on the basis of their excellent academic record. Dawn
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