AIOU reschedules PTC, CT and BEd exams
Islamabad, Nov 13: Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has rescheduled final examinations of PTC, CT and BEd programmes for semester Spring, 2010. The exams scheduled for November 13, now would be held on November 25 at the centres previously announced, said AIOU Controller of Exams Hafeezullah in a press release. He said the timings and centres of the examinations would remain unchanged. He said the students were advised to appear in the exams on the new date along with their roll number slips already sent to them. Daily times
BISE Abbottabad announces SSC, HSSC exams schedule
Abbottabad: Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) annual examinations 2011 of the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Abbottabad, will be held on March 16 and April 27, respectively the next year. A notification read the SSC regular candidates could obtain examination forms from all branches of the Allied Bank Limited. The forms can be submitted up to January 25, 2011 with normal fee and with double fees till February 25. Students are allowed to submit forms with triple fee by March 25. Intermediate regular students can deposit forms up to December 15, 2010 while private candidates can submit forms up to December 30. Forms with double fee can be submitted till January 17 and with triple fee, the last date is February 15.
University of Malakand BA/BSc exam from Nov 30
Peshawar: The controller examinations, University of Malakand, has notified that the BA/BSc Supplementary Examination 2010 will commence from November 30.Roll number slips of all the candidates have been dispatched on candidates' permanent addresses on November 8. All the candidates were directed to contact their nearest post offices. Moreover roll numbers have been uploaded on the university website www.uom.edu.pk and can be searched on name/father's name or registration number. Furthermore, if a candidate does not receive roll number slip by November 23, through post office, he/she could contact the university on any working day during office hours. However, candidates can go to their allotted examination centres without having original roll number slips but can download and use roll number slips provided on the university website. In either case possession of original CNIC during the examination will be mandatory.
HU announces B.Ed results
Mansehra: The Hazara University on Friday declared results of the Bachelors of Education (B.Ed) examination. According to a press release, 498 male and female candidates appeared in the examination and 262 were declared successful, with a passing percentage of 53. Bushra Aziz of Mansehra College of Education stood first with 692 marks, Rahila Gul of Abbottabad second with 690 marks and Farhat Naz of Abbottabad third with 689 marks.
Medical college gets recognition
Peshawar: Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has recognised the newly established Rehman Medical College and soon the Ministry of Health would issue the notification. A press release on Friday read the council meeting of PMDC, held on November 8, expressed satisfaction over the standard of the college and approved its recognition. The meeting also recognised two other colleges of Punjab, Islam Medical College, Sialkot, and Rashid Lateef Medical College, Lahore. The Ministry of Health would soon issue notifications in this regard as well. The PMDC team visited Rehman Medical College in October and examined the facilities as well as the standard and faculty of the college. They expressed satisfaction over the facilities made available for the students.
Three teachers abducted
Landikotal: Three Pakistani teachers, serving in an Afghan education institution, were kidnapped from Landikotal tehsil of Khyber Agency while on way to Peshawar from Afghanistan, official and local sources said on Friday.
The sources said Prof Inamullah Mahsud, Prof Moeenuddin and Prof Muhammad Yousuf, travelling in a cab (2633-DAZ), were kidnapped soon after they reached Khyber area in Landikotal. They were serving as professors at the Higher Education Institute of Karwan in Kabul.
The sources said masked gunmen travelling in a car intercepted and kidnapped them while leaving behind the driver Karimullah of Taru Jaba, Peshawar, and another passenger whose name could not be ascertained.
Later, the local administration took the driver into custody and shifted him to Landikotal lockup. The political administration arrested six Afridi tribesmen after the incident under the Collective Responsibility Section of the Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR), official sources said.
Torkham border force also started raids in the areas. Kidnapping incidents have been on the rise as several of the locals and passengers travelling on the Pak-Afghan Highway have been picked up in recent months. People, particularly the commuters, have demanded deployment of more security personnel on the main road to ensure safety to the travellers. The news
GSIS fundraiser for flood-hit children
Islamabad: Global System of Integrated Studies (GSIS) school of Islamabad collaborated by basic human rights with an aim to collect funds for flood-affected children, hosted inter-football tournament. Ten teams participated from all leading schools of the city, like Beaconhouse, City School, GSIS, Lahore Grammar School, Convent School and ICAS etc. On Friday, an exciting opening ceremony took place in which all the participating teams marched inside the stadium gracefully on the tune of music. Students of GSIS were dressed up in shirts of Basic Human Rights (BHR). Daily times
106 female lecturers appointed
Peshawar: Consequent upon the recommendations of Departmental Selection Committee, the competent authority has appointed 106 female candidates as lecturers on ad hoc basis as a stop-gap arrangement for a period of one year or till the availability of selected persons from the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Public Service Commission in the colleges of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Federally Administered Tribal Areas, said a notification issued here by Higher Education Department of the province. The news