LAHORE - A good number of students of University of Management and Technology (UMT) on Friday staged a protest demonstration against the varsity management for not awarding them degree of engineering in front of Punjab Assembly. 

The students carrying placards and banners inscribed with slogans against UMT management were chanting slogans. They said that the university had enrolled them in BS (4-year) in Textile Engineering and Industrial Engineering but now when they were in 8th semester, they were told that they would be awarded degree of diploma in spite of engineering.

They said more than 300 students were studying in the programme. They said they had paid about Rs 240 million fee. They urged Chief Justice of Pakistan and government to take the notice of the issue and secure the future of the students.

Indian delegation visits PU

Indian delegation of renowned critics consisting Dr Shamim Hanfi, Dr Abul Kalam Qasmi and Dr Durdana Qasmi has visited Punjab University Oriental College’s Department of Urdu.

On this occasion literary intellectuals of Pakistan including Dr Khalid Iqbal Yasir, Dr Mirza Hamid Baig, Dr Khalid Mehmood Sanjarani, Dr Saeed Khawar Bhutta, Dr Muhammad Saeed, Dr Ghafir Shahzad, Dr Ashfaq Ahmed Virk, Amjad Ali Shakir, Dr Aurangzaib Niazi and renowned writer Intizar Hussain beside Chairman Department of Urdu Dr Muhammad Kamran, Prof Emeritus Dr Khwaja Muhammad Zakriya, Dr Muhammad Fakhar ul Haq Noori, Dr Zahid Munir Amir, Dr Basira Ambreen, Dr Zia ul Hassan, Marghoob Hussain Tahir, Dr Nasir Abbas Nayyar, Arfa Shahzad and a large number of students were present. Dr Abul Kalam said that students of Urdu language should strengthen their relationships with the subjects of social sciences in order to face emerging challenges of new era. Dr Shamim said that literature taught tolerance, broadness, vision and was a way of avoiding biasness.

RESULTS: PU Examinations Department has declared the results of MA Archeology Part-I supplementary exam 2013, MA Economics Part-I supplementary exam 2013, MA English Part-I supplementary exam 2013, MA Fine Arts Part-I supplementary exam 2013, MA History Part-I supplementary exam 2013, MA Political Science Part-I supplementary exam 2013, MA Urdu Part-I supplementary exam 2013, MSc Chemistry Part-I supplementary exam 2013, MSc Mathematics Part-I supplementary exam 2013, MSc Physics Part-I supplementary exam 2013, MSc Space Science Part-I supplementary exam 2013 and MSc Zoology Part-I supplementary exam 2013. Detailed results are also available at PU website www.pu.edu.pk.