Daily Archives: October 22nd, 2011

Concluding Session of QEC’s Four Days Workshop on Testing and Assessment in Semester System Khyber Medical University Peshawar

Concluding Session of QEC’s Four Days Workshop on Testing and Assessment in Semester System Khyber Medical University Peshawar      

Contempt of Court Notice to Two Schools including Beaconhouse

Contempt of Court Notice to Two Schools including Beaconhouse

CM Punjab lauds students’ efforts

CM Punjab lauds students’ efforts LAHORE – Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that students have played an active role in the campaign regarding eradication of dengue virus and he appreciated the efforts made by them for creating awareness among the masses regarding dengue virus and its preventive measures. He said this while addressing the […]

Google, Facebook face-off in social games

Google, Facebook face-off in social games SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook is not the only game in town anymore. The world’s largest Internet social network moved on Thursday to shore up support with game developers such as Zynga, who provide one of Facebook’s biggest draws, on the sameday that Google Inc. introduced games on its recently-launched social network. With the […]

Number of Facebook friends linked to grey matter?

Number of Facebook friends linked to grey matter? Published: October 21, 2011 The number of Facebook friends a person has seems to be linked to the grey matter in his or her brain. Research also shows people who have more online friends are also likely to have more ‘real-world’ friends. Facebook, a social networking site, […]

‘Karachi’, don’t lose hope

‘Karachi’, don’t lose hope Published: October 21, 2011 KARACHI: Local renditions of popular musicals like “Chicago”, “Moulin Rouge” and “Mamma Mia” have become a regular feature of Pakistani theatre. On the contrary, plays like “Sabz” and “Act 144” that are publicised and sold as original musicals are making their way in to the theatre archives with […]

Education boards: Intermediate students protest automation hiccups

Education boards: Intermediate students protest automation hiccups October 22, 2011 GUJRANWALA: Intermediate students in several cities on Thursday staged protest demonstrations against an online system of registration and announcement of results. In Gujranwala, protestors vandalised the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) office. Hundreds of students who had gathered at the Sialkot Road bypass around 11am […]

Students protest in Gujranwala, Gujrat

Students protest in Gujranwala, Gujrat A large number of college students in Gujranwala and Gujrat protested against the errors made in their intermediate exams results. Students from various colleges in Gujrat blocked the Grand Trunk Road by burning tyres to protest against the errors in their intermediate results. They also raised slogans against the chairman […]

Examining the system: Still in search of proper results

Examining the system: Still in search of proper results Published: October 22, 2011 SIALKOT/LAHORE:  Intermediate students in Sialkot, Lahore and other cities continue to protest outside Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) offices regarding the delay in posting of results. According to protesters in Lahore, Part 1 results for the intermediate examination have yet to be […]

Punjab students protest against intermediate results

Punjab students protest against intermediate results Students besieged and ransacked board across different cities in Punjab. The students took staff hostage and destroyed record stored in the offices. According to Express 24/7 correspondent Ejaz Alvi, students from Faisalabad are protesting in Government College for Women’s vicinity located in Madina Town. The students have shunned the results and […]

A tale of Dickensian misery

A tale of Dickensian misery Saturday, October 22, 2011 Seven-year-old A* sat at the windowsill on the third floor of his orphanage, his tiny feet dangling. He sat there for a good twenty minutes, and then took off his shoes and let them fall. Then came his schoolbag, which fell onto the sand below. The […]

Fame finds Dr Qureshi at Edhi home

Fame finds Dr Qureshi at Edhi home Thin and frail Dr Bibi Qureshi, her full name being Bibi Begum Qureshi, loves to talk and give interviews. The educationist, who few people knew days ago, has now become the talk of the town after capturing the attention of the media and government officials. Her achievements of […]

Students in Punjab protest against wrong results

Students in Punjab protest against wrong results GUJRANWALA: Student protests against wrong Intermediate Part-I results published online continued across Punjab, Geo News reported. Thirteen students were injured in clashes with police during the protest in Gujranwala. Angry students in Gujranwala burnt the records of the Board office as police resorted to tear gas and aerial […]

Protesting Students Chanted Slogans Lambasting Shahbaz Sharif

Protesting Students Chanted Slogans Lambasting Shahbaz Sharif Lahore; Sat, Oct 22, 2011, Ziqad 23, 1432 A.H: all major cities of Punjab students Protest against Shahbaz Sharif government on Result errors in Inter Part 1 exam 2011,The Lahore,Gujranwala,Faisalabad,Rawalpindi and Bahawalpur Students protest against result errors Students burn tires. And the blockade of Education Board,The protesting students […]

Harassment on public transportation a daily ordeal for women

Harassment on public transportation a daily ordeal for women ISLAMABAD; Saturday, 22 Oct 2011 4:38 pm – Travelling for women using public transportation all over the country, especially in Islamabad, is nothing short of an ordeal. And for the working women and female school or college students it is a daily ordeal. The nuisance for them is […]