Results of MA exams declared
Karachi, Oct 07: The University of Karachi (KU) has announced the results of MA (Previous) External annual examinations-2009 in the subjects of General History, Philosophy, Sindhi, and Urdu.
In General History, 56 students were enrolled, 51 appeared, and 19 of them passed the examination.
The pass percentage was 37.25.
A total of 20 students were enrolled in Philosophy, 13 appeared, and four of them passed the examination.
The pass percentage was 30.77.
There were 39 enrolled students Sindhi, 35 appeared, and 18 passed the examination. The pass percentage was 51.43.
A total of 465 students were enrolled, in Urdu, 414 appeared, and 241 passed the examination. The pass percentage was 58.21. The news
Cheating in exams. Principals and staff of two colleges held
Karachi: Police on Wednesday arrested two principals and senior staff of as many technical colleges for their alleged involvement in helping some students use unfair means while taking their annual examinations, official said.
They said that the police raided the Ghausia Polytechnic College in Orangi Town Sector 10 and found that some students of private institutions were using unfair means under the alleged supervision of the teaching staff there.
"Actually the students were taking their annual exams held under Sindh Board of Technical Education," said Orangi Town SHO Inspector Raja Tariq. "The students of the Ghausia Polytechnic College were bound to take their exams in a nearby government monotechnic college, but the management of the two colleges in connivance with each others made such arrangements that they took their exams in their own college, which is in violation of defined rules."
He said the police also found some teachers busy in solving the question papers for the students. A few students claimed that they had paid Rs2,000 for each examination, he added.
"We have arrested the principal of the Government Monotechnic College, Imtiaz Rizvi, and the principal of the Ghausia Polytechnic College, Ghulam Ghaus. Three teachers - Ahsan, Nazeer and Kamal - have also been arrested," he added.
The police later registered a case (FIR 665/2010) against the suspects on behalf of the state. Dawn
Yaum-e-Mustafa at KU
Karachi: The Vice Chancellor of Karachi University (KU), Prof Pirzada Qasim Raza stated that education has been made obligatory on every man and woman, and for the ones who add hindrances in the flow of knowledge, do not come into the circle of Islam. Therefore, it is imperative that the teachings of Hazrat Muhammad (S.A.W) should be followed, which drive us towards the right path of patience, discipline and love for God.
He stated this while addressing to students, teachers and religious scholars on the occasion of Yaum-e-Mustafa which was organised by the Student's Adviser's office in collaboration with the Imamia Students Organisation (ISO) on Wednesday.
The Vice Chancellor added that the Prophet's teachings can help Muslims to change their mindsets. "Our Prophet (SAW) was the one who presented the model of creation of a society", he added.
Maulana Abbas Wajeeri, Maulana Sadiq Taqvi, Dr Mufti Imran and others also shared their views on the occasion. The speakers, while elaborating the message of the Holy Prophet, said that the basic aim of the Prophethood was the training of minds, the training of moral values and discipline. We should keep in consideration the Islamic traditions and cultures as well.
SPLA takes out rally against transfers
Larkana: The All Sindh Professors and Lecturers Association (SPLA) on Wednesday took out a protest rally against the transfers and postings of 417 academic positions by the Sindh government.
A large number of professors and lecturers from District Larkana and Kamber-Shahdadkot took out the rally from Degree College, Larkana.
Carrying banners and placards, they marched on various thoroughfares of the city before culminating at the local press club. The participants of the rally chanted slogans, demanding cancellation of transfers and postings of the academic staff.
The rally was led by Central President SPLA Professor Athar Hussain Mirza, Professor Muharam Kalhoro, Nazir Ahmed, Principal Ghulam Qadir Memon and others. Meanwhile, a large number of students led by Mehtab Akhtar, Zubair Ahmed, Zainul Abidin, Mujeeb Rehman Shaikh, Aurangzeb Megheri, Junaid Ahmed, Shahbaz Ali Abbasi, Abdul Haseeb and others gathered at the Larkana Press Club and submitted a joint application, requesting the authorities concerned to shift Nadra Watan Card Centre to other suitable place. The news
Students debate mysteries of cosmos
Karachi: Students from various private and public schools participated in declamation and poster contests held at the Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission head office on Wednesday as part of the World Space Week.
The weeklong celebrations, which commenced under the auspices of Suparco with an inaugural ceremony held at its national centre for remote-sensing and geo-informatics on Monday, will culminate with a family fair on Oct 10.
The theme of the declamation contest was "Mysteries of Cosmos".
Speeches delivered by students reflected their interest in space technologies and their applications. The students laid emphasis on promoting peaceful usage of space technologies. They also called for incorporating information on space technology in school curriculum.
All the students who won in the debate and poster contests will compete in the finals scheduled for Oct 10.
On Oct 7, a water rocket competition will be held at the Suparco headquarters. A space awareness lecture session has also been planned for the day. app