KU announces BCom, Diploma in Laryngology, DLO results
Karachi, Mar 29: Karachi University (KU) has announced the results of B.Com part- I (regular) Annual Examination 2013 and Diploma in Laryngology and OTO-Rhinology (DLO) part-I and II Annual Examination 2011 on Tuesday. As per statistics of BCom-I, 15,600 students registered for examination, 15,145 appeared in examination, out of which 3,065 have been declared pass. The pass percentage remained 20.23. As per statistics of DLO-I, three students were registered for examination out of which only one has succeeded to clear. The pass percentage remained 33.33. As per statistics of DLO-II, five candidates were registered for examination out of which four have managed to clear it. The pass percentage remained 80.†Daily times
Six students injured in Fuuast clash
Karachi: After an exchange of gunfire between two student political groups which injured six, classes at the Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology (Fuuast) were cancelled and exams postponed on Wednesday.
Due to similar circumstances, classes at the Abdul Haq campus of the university had been cancelled on Tuesday as well.
On Wednesday, a brawl erupted between the Peoples Student Federation, student wing of the Pakistan Peoples' Party, and Anjuman Talba Islam, a little-known student wing of the Jamiat Ulema-e- Pakistan.
According to Javed Baloch, spokesperson for the PSF, the brawl began over a personal issue.
"After Rangers personnel intervened, we compromised and decided to bury the hatchet.
"But this morning when we arrived at the university, members of the ATI opened fired on us, injuring six of our members."
The injured students were taken to the Civil Hospital. The condition of one of the students, Kamran Rizvi, was said to be critical.
No ATI representative was available for comment.
Despite the presence of paramilitary soldiers in all public universities, brawls between student groups where weapons are soon pulled out are not uncommon. The news
LLB exam forms submission date announced
Karachi: University of Karachi has announced submission dates of forms for LLB final year supplementary exanimation. The forms can be submitted till 27 March at prospective colleges along with Rs 4350 fee. According to Controller of Examination of the university, those students, who has been enrolled in three-year LLB degree program in 2007 or before are given last chance to appear in the examination; however, they will have to pay Rs 5000 additional charges beside the fee. Daily times
SU vows more campuses in other varsities' remit
Nawabshah: The Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University SBBU syndicate on Monday strongly criticised the establishment of the Sindh University campus in Naushahro Feroze and termed it 'a clear violation of the relevant Act'.
The syndicate held its meeting under the chairmanship of SBBU Vice Chancellor Arshad Saleem.
Other members MNA Dr Azra Fazal Pechuho, Barrister Chaudhry Jameel, Shadi Khan Larikh and others attended the meeting, which noted that Shaheed Benazirabad, Naushahro Feroze, Sanghar and Dadu districts fell under the administrative jurisdiction of the SBBU and, as such, the Sindh University could not establish its campus in any of these districts.
The meeting also approved the new SBBU educational programme, a beautification plan for the campus and several administrative decisions taken by the university management.
HYDERABAD: SU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Nazir A. Mughal on Monday announced that the university would establish its campus in Sanjhoro town of Sanghar district soon.
He made the announcement while chairing a meeting of deans and pro-vice chancellors of SU campuses in Bhitshah, Thatta, Larkana, Mirpurkhas, Badin and Naushahro Feroze, chairmen of all departments and directors of various centres.
The meeting discussed implementation of reforms brought about under the semester system, allocating theory and practical/laboratory teaching credit hours and introduction of a new course - human values - as compulsory subject in all departments from the next year.
Prof Mughal said he was establishing more campuses in order to fulfil PPP leader Benazir Bhutto's dream of providing higher education at the doorsteps of every family.
He said that seven SU campuses were already functioning successfully. Another two campuses, one in Malir (Karachi) and the other in Sukkur, were being established while the Sanjhoro campus would be inaugurated soon.
11 CMC students booked
Larkana: Police on Friday booked 11 students of the Chandka Medical College on charges of torturing a fellow student, Kashif Shar, who lodged an FIR at Rehmatpur police station.
Sources in the college said the incident of violence was linked to an old dispute between two groups of students over teasing of girls students. Dawn
600 govt schools to get 'campus' status
Karachi: Around 600 government schools will be upgraded to a "campus" (education centre) under a World Bank project.
In the first phase, 81 out of the earmarked 100 public schools have been consolidated into 27 campuses. This was said in a meeting of the regional reforms oversight committee of the Sindh Education Reforms Programme-II.
Karachi commissioner Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui, who is also the committee chairman, presided over the meeting.
Saba Mehmood from the reform support unit said a local bank had engaged a third party to complete the task which had delayed implementation of the project. Around 964 corrected forms for school management committees' (SMCs) have been received from the education directorate while the target for Karachi is 3, 479. Collection of rest of the forms would continue till April 7.
"The main problem is opening of accounts in the title of SMCs," said Mehmood.
The meeting was informed that recruitment of higher school teachers had been completed while applications of 1,468 junior school teachers and verification of about 500 forms had also been received. The participants expressed their concern on the lack of information from Korangi officials who had been tasked with verifying degrees from the Karachi University within a week. The director of school education was asked to provide verification data to the Korangi official for completing the job within 15 days. The participants were told 60 percent of textbooks had been verified and received from the director of school education. The news
Police raid hostel after cracker attack on SU official's house
Hyderabad: Three activists of the Jeay Sindh Qaumi Mahaz (JSMM) were arrested near Sehwan and arms were seized in raids on a Sindh University (SU) hostel on Thursday following an early morning cracker attack on the residence of a university official.
No one was wounded in the attack, carried out by two suspects riding a motorcycle, SU vice chancellor's personal assistant Nadeem Butt said, adding that in a similar attack last Monday, two suspects riding a motorcycle had fired shots on his house. An FIR (46/2014) was lodged with the Jamshoro police station the same day, he said.Mr Butt said that in the latest attack on his house, two suspects riding a motorcycle lobbed a cracker into his house, situated in the Sindh University Employees Housing Society, Phase-1, at around 5am. It exploded in the lawn damaging a chair, he said.
He said that the police guard and his personal security guard deployed at the house sprang into action and one of them fired some shots on the fleeing assailants. He said the guards believed that one of the attackers was wounded.
Mr Butt held the Jeay Sindh Student Federation (JSSF), the student wing of the JSMM, responsible for the attacks, arguing that activists of the group had continuously been trying to force him and other SU officials to favour them in granting admission to their friends, accommodating outsiders in hostels, pay 'protection money' and to meet certain other illegal demands.
Taking notice of their activities, he said, the SU administration had taken strict measures to protect students and employees.
Jamshoro SSP Syed Wasi Hyder said that soon after the cracker attack, police raided one of the SU hostels and carried out a search operation. Three pistols, one laptop as well as banners and literature of the JSMM were seized during the operation, he added.
The SSP said that three JSMM activists were arrested in a police action in the Jhangara locality, near Sehwan, this morning in connection with the cracker blast.
SU registrar Ghulam Mohammad Bhutto and the university officers association leaders Ghulam Nabi Kaka, Abdul Majeed Panhwar and others condemned the attack and demanded arrest of the attackers. They also called for protection for SU employees. Dawn