The controller of examinations of the Board of Intermediate Education, Karachi, has notified that all private students of Science who want to have their papers rechecked in order to improve their grades or those who plan to appear in supplementary examinations may submit their forms by Oct 4 after which they will be charged late fee for it. Continue reading
London, Oct 01: Pakistani students in Britain are in the top league of those international students who are being reported to the immigration authorities by the education providers concerning their visa status in the UK.
A study showed yesterday that more than 1,500 foreign students are being pinpointed to immigration officials each month. The Manifesto Club campaign group, which obtained the figures under the Freedom of Information Act said that the UK Border Agency didn’t give them any specific figures on Pakistani students but confirmed that Pakistani students were amongst the “high risk” – indicating that they were amongst the top 4 reported groups. Continue reading
SHANGLA, Oct 8: Six years after the devastating earthquake flattened most of the infrastructure facilities in Shangla district on Oct 8, 2005 only 30 of the 202 destroyed school buildings here could be rebuilt so far while around 15,000 students are still without educational facilities.
When contacted, Executive District Officer (education) Abdullah told Dawn that the Earthquake Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Authority (Erra) had miserably failed to reconstruct the destroyed schools in Shangla district.
He said that 185 schools were damaged extensively and 17 others partiality in the quake tragedy. He said that the Erra had so far handed over 30 schools to the education department after their construct ion. He said work on 82 schools was yet to be started while projects for 18 schools buildings were in the tendering stage. Continue reading
A large number of students of the Government MAO College are in a fix as the administration has withheld their roll number slips for upcoming MA Part-I exam, pressurising them to first submit dues for yet-to-start Part-II classes.
The students condemning the decision have demanded the authorities of Higher Education Department, Punjab, intervene and provide relief to them. The students said there was no logic in collecting dues of the classes which were yet to commence, adding that the issue was badly affecting their preparations for the exams scheduled to commence from June 9, 2011. Continue reading
At least 10 students of Bahauddin Zakariya University (BZU) got seriously injured when a group of their opponents, who were identified as activists of People’s Students Federation (PSF), student wing of ruling PPP, suddenly attacked them at the main gate of the varsity on Thursday evening.The injured were rushed to Nishtar Hospital by Rescue 1122 officials where the condition of two students is stated to be precarious. Over three dozen assailants, who were armed with clubs, iron rods and other tools, encircled the workers of Islami Jamiat Talaba (IJT) just outside police post and badly thrashed them. Although the IJT workers kept screaming for help, the cops stood silent, staring at the battlefield. Continue reading