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Colleges admissions against the vacant seats

Admissions in Class XI
Karachi, Sep 26: Director General Colleges Sindh, Rafique Siddiqi, permitted principals of 29 colleges to grant admissions to the eligible students against the vacant seats, a press release said on Thursday. According to the press release as per policy of the Centralised Admission Policy (CAP) Committee the permission was granted to the principals of 15 girls' colleges and 14 boys' colleges across the city to give admissions in class XI for the current academic sessions 2008-2009 at their own level to eligible students.

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SBTE announces DBA results
Karachi: Sindh Board of Technical Education announced the results of Diploma in Business Administration (DBA) Part II Annual Examination 2008, a press release said on Thursday. According to statistics given by the board, 387 candidates appeared from all over Sindh of which 202 passed their exams. The over all result remained 52.19 per cent. Muhammad Faheem Ahmed of New City College of Business Administration stood first with 1,154 marks and Farhan Siddiqui of the same college secured the second position by scoring 1,031 marks while Mohsin Iqbal of College of Business Administration obtained third position with 1,000 marks to his account.

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Move to 'privatise' two colleges withdrawn
Karachi: The Sindh government has withdrawn a notification announcing the handing over of two government colleges to an NGO, Zindagi Trust.

Earlier on Thursday, students and teachers of the Khatoon-e-Pakistan Government Girls' College blocked Stadium Road on Thursday during an almost two-hour-long protest against the "privatisation" of their college. The Sindh Professors and Lecturers Association (SPLA) demanded that authorities undo a notification in this regard dated Sept 23 or colleges from across the province would launch a protest on October 9.

Sindh Education Secretary said that the Sindh government has withheld the notification vis-a-vis handing over the colleges to the Zindagi Trust for the time being.

Students and teachers of the college chanted slogans against giving the control of educational institutes to private organisations and termed this an anti-education step. The SPLA members were also present at the scene and said that the colleges being given to Zindagi Trust were among the top 10 colleges in the city and there was no reason why they should be 'handed over' to 'private' NGOs.

The SPLA also threatened that all activities of the Khatoon-e-Pakistan Government Girls' College and Rana Liaquat Ali Khan Government College of Home Economics would remain suspended on Friday as a protest against the government notification. They also said that they would again hold a protest on Saturday before Rana Liaquat Ali Khan Government College and warned that on Monday all the activities of all colleges in Karachi would be suspended in protest.

A couple of days ago the Sindh government announced handing over the Khatoon-e-Pakistan and a few other colleges to the trust while the Sindh chief secretary issued the notification in this regard on Thursday.

Following the protest, the SPLA organised a press conference at the Rana Liaquat Ali Khan Government College of Home Economics. They demanded that the Director-General Colleges, Sindh, and the Secretary, Education, should be replaced with pro-education officers.

They demanded of the president, the prime minister, the Sindh governor, the Sindh CM, chief secretary, and education minister to cancel the notification of September 23 or colleges from across the province would launch a protest. Director-General, Colleges, Rafique Siddiqi, was not available for comments. The News

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