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Punjab University BCom exams
Lahore, April 19: Punjab University has issued the revised schedule of Bcom Part I, II annual examination, 2013. According to notification, Bcom Part-I and II exams will start June 20 and 21 respectively. Details are also available at PU website

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PU, Turkish varsity signs MoU
Lahore: Punjab University and Turkey's Suleman Shah University have signed a memorandum of understanding for academic collaboration between the two universities.

According to a press release issued here Thursday, a Turkish delegation consisting of Suleman Shah University's Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Dean Prof Dr Adnan Aslan, Director of International Office Murat Kaygusuz and Director Rumi Forum Lahore Mesut Koken called on PU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran at his office. PU additional Registrar Prof Dr Aurangzeb Alamgir, Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences Dean Prof Dr Zakria Zakir and director external linkages were also present.

Talking to the delegation, Dr Mujahid Kamran said that the Turkish government was providing free education till PhD level in public sector universities which was a commendable and revolutionary step. He said that during his recent visit to Turkey, he had found Turkey more organised and changed than the past and it was progressing by leaps and bounds. Later, the VC presented souvenirs to the guests.

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Kinnaird media festival ends
Lahore: The two-day Kinnaird Media Festival concluded at Kinnaird College on Thursday, organised by Kinnaird Media Club on the theme of "Colours of Pakistan."

According to a press release issued here, on the first day, short films and print advertisement making contests were held. Teams from Punjab University, Government College University, University of Engineering and Technology and other educational institutions participated in the event. In the short films competition, UET got first position and Punjab University bagged second and third positions. The print advertisement making competition was won by Government College University. A team from WWF was the runner-up. Mehmood Aali was the judge for the competition.

On the day two, competitions of photo-essays and news feature package were held. The photo-essay competition was won by Anam Zahid, Leena Zahid and Hina Pervaiz. The second position was won by Izzah Khalid, Nimra Hamid, Fatima Shorish and Sabeen Ghauri and third position was got by Maira Farhan, Tehreem Iqbal, Alina Azhar, Muneera Batool and Bushra Aftab. Agha Rizwan Ali and Ali Hamza were the judges. The news

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BISE, Hyderabad SSC exam cheating
Hyderabad: A total of 1,179 candidates have been caught cheating since the beginning of Secondary School Certificate (SSC) parts I and II on April 8, according to a Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE), Hyderabad, report.

BISE chairman Prof Eng Abdul Aleem Khanzada attributed the high number of cheating cases to gaps in security arrangement, interrupted power supply and incompetence of a few invigilators.

He said that these cases had been caught by 26 vigilance and monitoring teams across nine districts which fall under the jurisdiction of BISE Hyderabad. He said that 1,075 of the total cases were of copying during exam and 104 were of impersonating another candidate.

Besides, said the BISE chairman, 20 invigilators were also disqualified for failing to check unfair means or abetting the candidates.

The BISE chairman suggested devising a monitoring system by district administrations, and, education and literacy department for examining the teaching process and checking teaching in schools.

Appreciating the efforts of district administrations, law enforcement agencies including police and Rangers, he said that all departments cooperated with the visiting teams and staff of examination centres in all nine districts. Dawn

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SSUET, Spanish varsity sign agreement
Karachi: The Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology (SSUET) and the University of Malaga, Spain, have agreed to work in collaboration for the promotion of Masters and PhD programmes besides allowing the exchange of students and faculty members, a SSUET press release said on Thursday. The agreement was reached at a meeting between SSUET Chancellor Engr Adil Usman and a visiting professor from the Spanish university, Dr Javier Poncela.

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FUMC holds seminar on bleeding disorders
Islamabad: The Foundation University Medical College (FUMC) organised a seminar on 'Bleeding Disorders' here on Thursday.

FUI Rector Major General (r) Gul Muhammad was the chief guest on the occasion. FUMC Principal Major General (r) Dr. Nasim-ul-Majeed and Pakistan Haemophilia Patients Welfare Society President Saif-ul-Islam were also present on the occasion.

The speakers highlighted the importance to provide better care and treatment to Haemophiliacs and patients with other inherited bleeding disorders informing the students that Haemophilia is a group of hereditary genetic disorders that impair the body's ability to control blood clotting or coagulation, which is used to stop bleeding when a blood vessel is broken. Presentations at the seminar included overview of bleeding disorders, clinical presentation of bleeding disorders, laboratory workup of a patient with bleeding disorder, thrombocytopenia: causes, workup and management and, blood products used in bleeding disorders.

While addressing the gathering, FUI Rector Major General (r) Gul Muhammad said thousands of patients suffering from these problems are deprived of the health care both in terms of diagnosis and treatment. Economical constraints further add to their miseries, which ultimately leads to emotional and psychological trauma.

The rector appreciated the voluntary organisations like Pakistan Haemophilia Patient Welfare Society, which is established by the patients of haemophilia, for the patients of haemophilia.

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Goethe Institute director visits RSS
Islamabad: Under the PASCH Partner Schools Initiative, Goethe Institute Director Dr. Manuel Negwer visited the Roots DHA-1 Campus to explore the possibilities to promote German language.

The PASCH Partner Schools Initiative is a venture for bringing schools from all over the world on one platform. The Roots DHA-1 Campus is an active member of this forum and its students participate in the language youth camps and forums and projects at regional and international level.

The PASCH coordinator for Islamabad, Rawalpindi and Peshawar at Goethe Institute Karachi, Naurin Ahmad Zaki, accompanied Dr. Negwer. Roots Executive Director Khadija Mushtaq briefed them on the proactive initiatives for language learning and cultural integration taken up by the Roots.

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Oath-taking ceremony held at IMCB F-8/4
Islamabad: The oath taking ceremony of Academic Staff Association of Islamabad Model College for Boys (IMCB) F-8/4 was held on Thursday.

Chief guest Dr Shahnaz Riaz, Director General, Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) administered oath to the newly elected office bearers of the association. Principal of the college Farrukh Sabr Masumi was also present on the occasion.

Shahid Iqbal took oath for the post of President, Rubina Hanif for Vice President, Murad Ali for General Secretary, Shaheen Shahid for Joint Secretary, Muhammad Naseem for Finance Secretary and Hamid Shahzad for Information Secretary while Dr Riffat Iqbal, Muhammad Ahsan, Neelum imtiaz and Misbah Shaheen took oath as executive members.

Shahid Iqbal, the president of the association highlighted the importance of association for playing a role in solving the issues of the teaching community. Director General in her address congratulated the newly elected office bearers of the local body and wished that the new body would work for the betterment of the teaching community.

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IIU workshop
Islamabad: The Department of Computer Sciences & Software Engineering (DCSSE), Female Campus of International Islamic University, (IIU) on Thursday conducted a workshop on "Bridging gap between Academia and Industry".

Zakia Jalil and Sadia Arshad lecturers DCSSE organised the workshop. The workshop aimed to give better understanding of new technology and to provide an opportunity to become familiar with current research in software engineering and more generally with the methods and challenges of scientific research.

All speakers were invited to share the ideas, new technology and solve the quires of final year projects of the students. The news

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