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March 28 last date for AIOU admissions
Islamabad, Mar 21: Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) fixed March 28 as last date
for admission in semester spring 2009 in various disciplines.
Admission Sohail Nazir Rana said that all the continuing and fresh students who
have not yet applied for admission but are desirous of getting admission are
informed to get the admission form from the main campus of the university as
well as from its regional offices around the country and submit up to March 28,
along with prescribed fee.
For continuing students, the university has
already dispached continuing computerised admission forms to their given
The students who did not receive admission forms so far, are informed to download computerised admission form from the
university website www.aiou.edu.pk. Matric, F.A, B.A new admission forms
are available at all regional offices.
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Shakespearean influence 'destroyed traditional Urdu drama'
Islamabad: The four-day series of lectures and dialogues on the evolution
of Urdu drama and theatre continued on its third-day at National Art Gallery on
Friday with National Academy of Performing Art chairman and renowned
litro-cultural icon Zia Moheyuddin's presentation on Agha Hashr Kashmiri's
'Safed Khoon' and Russian scholar Dr. Anna Suvorova's lecture 'Shakespearean
influence on Urdu drama and theatre'.
The series of lectures and
performances organised by NCA Rawalpindi Campus is being held with the support
of Higher Education Commission and Pakistan National Council of the Arts. Apart
from sharing their views with a large number of distinguished scholars and
intellectuals from the twin metropolis, both Dr. Anna and Zia Moheyuddin also
chaired the discussion forum that led to an interesting interaction on Urdu
drama and theatre.
While giving an elaborate lecture on the historical
perspective, Dr. Anna said that the Shakespearean influence completely destroyed
the traditional Urdu drama and theatre in the sub-continent and replaced with
new versions of translations and adaptations from Shakespeare plays, mostly
Quoting from German scholar Goethe, 'To build a nation, you
must first build its theatre', Dr. Anna said 'the contaminating effect of
Shakespearean aspect gradually destroyed the traditional aesthetics of Urdu
drama'. Dr. Anna said that the British system of education introduced
Shakespeare in the region and his work was translated by most prominent writers
in almost all languages of this region. She said that Shakespeare was considered
as a symbol of art and literature in South Asia, but while translating and
adapting his work, some of the aspects were regarded as unacceptable as per
local cultural norms and were played down, especially the passion and sensuality
in Shakespearean plays.
The short video clip presentation by Zia
Moheyuddin 'Staging Safed Khoon', based on extracts of Agha Hashr Kashmiri's
original play, was a presentation of National Academy of Performing Arts, the
first such institution in Pakistan established by Zia Moheyuddin. Directed by
Zia Moheyuddin, the play was done in 2008, and was the first presentation in its
entirety. Zia Moheyuddin said that the play was based on a distorted version of
original 'King Lear' by Shakespeare coming out of England in which 'All lives
happily ever after' concept was taken, opposite to that of the original play,
which Zia regarded as a great injustice to the great tragedy of Shakespeare.
Talking about the central aspect of Agha Hashr Kashmiri's original
dramaturgies and the challenges they posed to modern theatricality, Zia said
that though the original play was very lengthy and had about 21 musical
renditions, but he incorporated only a couple of chorus and Doha. Though the
play was shortened down to 2 hours to suit local taste, but the text was kept
complete, he added.
Faisal Kamal Pasha, a student of NCA drama workshop
read out extracts from Agha Hashr Kashmiri's play 'Safed Khoon'. The News
Korea to help NUML in language promotion
Islamabad: Korea is sending a number of experts to promote Korean
language in Pakistan, said Ambassador of Korea Shin Un on Friday.
addressing the third Korean Speech Contest at National University of Modern
He said three instructors would be on the faculty at
NUML and that Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) had planned to
donate books and educational material worth $20,000 for the Korean centre being
set up soon at NUML.
Korean companies operating in Pakistan would be
encouraged to recruit graduates of Korean language, the ambassador
Dr Kamran Jahangir, NUML director-general, said previously
Pakistani students were required to qualify test of proficiency in Korean
language from India, but now this test would held at NUML.
He said the
Korean Language Department had made marvellous achievements in a short span of
three years. "The department now runs courses for certificate, diploma and
The number of student has risen to 30 now from three in
2006," he said.
Dr Kamran Jahangir said due to Islamabad department's
successes, the Korean government had encouraged NUML to open another department
at its Lahore Campus. "The Korean Centre being established at NUML will be of
immense help for students and researchers in having access to various academic
sources of Korean language," he said.
Earlier, the ambassador presented a
gift of 400 Korean books to the university.
In the speech contest,
Ishtiaq Ahmed stood first, Amjad Ali second and Naveed Qadir, Sajid Hussain and
Farrukh Shahzad third. app
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Khyber Medical University announced MBBS results
Peshawar: Khyber Medical University here Friday announced results of MBBS 2nd year annual examination 2008. The
overall result was 59 per cent. A press release issued here stated that Abid
Ali, student of Khyber Medical College (KMC) Peshawar, stood first by securing
592 marks, Ms Ateekah Rahman of Ayub Medical College, Abbottabad stood second
obtaining 582 and Ms Sidra Baig of KMC clinched third position by getting 579
marks. A total of 575 students appeared in the examination, out of which 339
Principal of The Educator robbed of Rs600,000 cash
Timergara: Unidentified robbers snatched Rs600,000 at gunpoint from the principal of a
private public school here Friday. Sources said after Akramullah, principal of
The Educator, cashed a cheque in the Khyber Bank when armed robbers intercepted
on the main Balambat Road in the broad daylight and deprived him of the cash at
gunpoint. No arrest was made in the case till filing of this report. The News
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