KU dismisses three professors
Karachi, Sep 17: Three professors of the University of Karachi (KU) were terminated here on Saturday, one sent on forced leave besides permission granted for appointing Chairpersons of eight departments.
The decisions were taken by the KU Syndicate at a meeting presided over by Vice Chancellor Dr Muhammad Qaiser.
Moreover, many important decisions were taken. Some committees were also being shaped up. According to sources, Assistant Professor of Statistics Department Muhammad Akram, Lecturer of Public Relations Department, Saima Iqbal and Assistant Professor General History Sania Baig were terminated from their services for going abroad on leave but not coming back despite several notifications issued by the administration.
Besides, Urdu Department Lecturer Sajid Khan was sent on forced leave after initial investigation revealed that he talked obscene with a female student. Another committee was shaped to review and further investigate Khan's case.
The Syndicate members also shaped up another three-member committee to review the report regarding professors not taking classes since 2009.
The Syndicate members also accepted the seniority of Computer Science Department's Assistant Prof Nadeem, which was earlier claimed by Prof Sadiq Khan.
Sources informed that Syndicate also issued permission for the establishment of Science and Technology Park besides appointing chairpersons for eight departments including Political Science, Chemistry, Arabic as well as Mass Communication. Daily times
KU postpones tests, interviews
Karachi: The Public Relations department of University of Karachi (KU), on behalf of the varsity's administration, has announced that all written tests and interviews scheduled for September 18, 2012 have been postponed due to unavoidable circumstances. The news
FJWU extends admission date
Rawalpindi: Fatima Jinnah Women University (FJWU) has extended the admission date for bachelor's programme session 2012-16. The prospectus can be taken from and deposited in the university office from September 17 to 19. The merit list will be displayed on September 22. Fee collection for first merit list candidates shall take place on September 24 and 25.
Meanwhile, the students of Fine Arts Department at FJWU organised an exhibition on Friday that showcased the diverse and creative work of the students during the whole semester. Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Samina Amin Qadir inaugurated the exhibition and lauded the marvellous efforts of the students.
Speaking on the occasion she said that the efforts of the students are remarkable and their work is worth matching. The display was a showcase of innovative ideas and notions that came true on hard board, with the efforts of students and teachers. She also appreciated the efforts of the fine arts faculty members for organising the whole event. app
KUST graduates honoured
Peshawar: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Masood Kausar has asked graduating university students to make basic human values part of their life so as to transform the society on constructive lines.
He was speaking at a ceremony arranged for giving away cash awards to gold medalist graduates of Kohat University of Science and Technology (KUST) for the sessions 2009, 2010 and 2011 at Governor's House here on Saturday.
Provincial secretary higher education Mrs Farah Hamed Khan and KUST vice-chancellor Prof.
Nasir Jamal Khattak were also present on the occasion.
Mr Kausar congratulated the students for achieving the honours and mentioned that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa was blessed with tremendous natural resources that needed efficient utilisation. He said that quality education at higher level could make this possible and hoped that the young graduates would prove their worth in this regard.
The governor highlighted the importance of sports and said that playing games was must for one's physical and mental development.
He said that holding of this function spoke of the government's determination to encourage talented students.
Prof. Khattak thanked the governor for inviting and honouring the gold medalist graduates of Kohat university. Dawn