Sunday, March 28, 2010

Matric paper cancelled in Karachi after being leaked out

The Board of Secondary Education Karachi (BSEK) cancelled paper of Islamiat of SSC Part II exam on Saturday, after it was leaked, creating immense problems for students, parents and teachers. The new date of the cancelled paper would be announced later.
The students of class X once again had to go through torments when they were told just 10 minutes before the exam that their paper of Islamiat has been cancelled due to it being leaked out. As many as 150000 students including male and female remained shocked as they heard the news of cancellation of the paper. The BSEK had already cancelled the two papers of class IX and X each scheduled on 24 and 25 March due to its failure in issuing admit cards to thousands of students of class ninth and matriculation. The paper of Islamiat was leaked and the leaked paper were circulated through SMSs. Soon after hearing the news of cancelling of the paper, many enraged students gathered outside the board office and vandalized it, breaking its fans, windows and doors.
Meanwhile, students staged a protest demonstrations at Hasan Square, Nipa Chowrangi and other main roads of the city. They blocked the roads, suspending traffic. The students were changing slogans against poor performance of BSEK. The students and their parents showed dismay over pathetic performance of BSEK management. Later, the Chairman Board of Secondary Education Karachi Anzar Ahmed Zaidi addressing a press conference said the motive behind the leakage of the paper could not be known; however, they were investigating into the matter. He condemned the attack on BSEK, saying three employee of BSEK were injured in it. Zaidi said the attackers were in school uniform as well as civil dress. The new dates of the paper would be announced later, he said. The police arrested 18 people including students from BSEK on charges of attacking on the board office. However, the Sindh Governor directed to release them with immediate effect. He also took strict notice of the cancellation of paper. (RT)

Saturday, March 27, 2010

Free English Language Classes by SWO

Students Welfare Organization (SWO) announce Free English Language Classes for all in there Office at “Khaliq Dina Hall, M.A Jinnah Road, Karachi” for take admissions and further info please visit on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday at 05:30 P.M to 7:30 P.M.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Rasheed Jamal given task to check attendance in towns: ADMINISTRATOR CDGK MEETS WITH CITIZENS

dministrator City District Government Karachi Fazlur Rehman met with the citizens in Civic Center’s Committee Room on Monday. He listened to their problems and issued on the spot directives to concerned officials. Artist Anwer Iqbal was also among those who called on him. EDO E&IP Dr. A.D Sajnani was present during the meeting. On this occasion Administrator Fazlur Rehman directed all town administrators and concerned staff to observe strict punctuality in office timings.

District Officer Implementation & Coordination Rasheed Jamal was given task to check the daily attendance of staff and officers in town offices and inspect the sanitation works. He will submit his report to administrator on daily basis. Departmental action would be taken against those officers and staff who would found absent from their duty during office hours.

Meanwhile District Officer Implementation & Coordination Rasheed Jamal paid a visit to Korangi Town Office on Monday morning where administrator Muhammed Sami Khan and other staff were not present and only 4 peons were found on duty. He also went to Landhi Town Office and inspected the sanitation work town.

Friday, March 19, 2010

Former Hockey Olympians reiterate demand of removal of Bajwa

Country’s top Hockey Olympians of yesteryears Thursday reiterated their demand of removing Secretary of Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) Asif Bajwa after Pakistan’s disastrous 12th spot in World Cup in New Delhi (India).
Speaking at Karachi Press Club (KPC) Meet- the- Press Programme held under the aegis of its Sports Committee, former Olympians including Akhtar-ul-Islam, Islahuddin Siddiqui, Samiullah Khan, Shehnaz Shaikh, Rasheed-ul-Hasan, Ayaz Mahmood, Shehbaz Ahmed held messrs Bajwa and his close associates responsible for debacle in global competition.
“We gave Bajwa free hand since his coming from back door after ousting Khalid Mahmood and it time him to resign and go home in the larger interest of the game,” Islahuddin told a questioner. Former Olympians Moinuddin, Qamar Ibrahim, Saeed Khan, Mansoor Ahmed, Kamran Ashraf and large number international players were also attended the programme. KPC Sports Secretary Syed Khalid Mahmood conducted the programme and President Imtiaz Faran and Secretary A.H.Khanzada also spoke on the occasion and expressed their dismay over the poor hockey scenario in the country.
Former winger Samiullah titled “Flying Horse” for his speed alleged that Asif Bajwa was indulging all kind power game which brought his down fall. “He (Bajwa) should take lessons from his mistakes and honorable go home,” Sami said. All the Olympians said they are not interested in offices in PHF but working to revive hockey and put it back on track.
They categorically denied any person agenda. “We want betterment of hockey and our agenda is to serve the country by working,” Shehnaz Shaikh. Shehnaz Shaikh huge chunk of money was spent on the preparations of the team and demanded its complete audit and detail accounts. Former Pakistan Manager/coach Shehnaz Shaikh said Pakistan hockey was destroyed from year 2000 and Bajwa and company put it lowest ebb in history because of defence approach.

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

SEPA, CDGK put on notice in Regent Plaza flyover petition

The Sindh High Court Tuesday issued notices to the Sindh Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) director general and the City District Government Karachi administrator on construction of a flyover at Regent Plaza intersection allegedly in violation of environmental laws. A division bench of the SHC comprising Justice Mushir Alam and Justice Aqeel Ahmed Abbasi, passed the order on the petition of NGO Shehri impleading the SEPA DG and the Karachi administrator as respondents. Ronald deSouza of Shehri submitted that the construction of flyover was initiated without conducting an environmental impact assessment.

Shehri approached Environmental Protection Tribunal (EPT), seeking a restraining order. The EPT instead of staying construction allowed CDGK to continue work at its own “risk and cost”. He prayed to the court to restrain the construction work until the assessment was carried out.

Thursday, March 4, 2010

Birthday of Afzaa Altaf tomorrow

The 8th birthday of baby Afzaa Altaf, daughter of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), Chief Altaf Hussain will be celebrated on March 5, at MQM headquarter Nine zero, Azizabad Karachi.
MQM Rabita Committee will organise cake cutting to celebrate the birthday of baby Afzaa, said a statement issued by the party here on Wednesday.
Besides the metropolis, programmes will also be organised in interior Sindh, Punjab, NWFP, Balochistan, Gilgit-Baltistan and Azad Kashmir to mark the birthday of Altaf Hussain's daughter.