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Riphah University Rawalpindi student guns down Vice Principal

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Riphah University Rawalpindi student guns down Vice Principal

Posted on 06 September 2011 by PakBee - Total hits: 4,255

ISLAMABAD: A student at the Riphah International University (RIU) in Rawalpindi shot and killed the vice principal of the institution on Tuesday.

Khurram Shahzad, a final year student at the university, shot dead Vice Principal Brig (R) Sanaullah in the incident which took place around 10:00 AM on university campus.

Shahzad managed to smuggle the weapon onto the premises without being noticed by security guards. He proceeded to enter different departments on campus and fired four shots in total.

Shahzad also fired shots at other teachers and security guards, however, the vice principal was shot at point blank range and died on the spot. The body has been taken away for autopsy.

The accused has been taken into custody and is being interrogated by police.

A member of the HR department of the university said that Shahzad had been enrolled since 2002, and had repeated his fourth year four times. He had earlier been expelled by the administration, but was enrolled once again after his parents pleaded with university authorities to allow him to continue his studies .

RIU authorities said that Shahzad was suffering from depression, and had attempted suicide in the past, adding that his mental state was “questionable”.

RIU is located in Rawalpindi. It was established in 2002 by the Islamic International Medical College Trust (IIIMCT) and is a non-profit, non-political, non-sectarian welfare organisation registered with the government of Pakistan.

It is chartered by the federal government.

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SSC Matriculation Exams in Sindh from April 18

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SSC Matriculation Exams in Sindh from April 18

Posted on 18 April 2011 by PakBee - Total hits: 7,408


KARACHI: The annual examination-2011 of secondary school certificate Part-I and II, (Science and General Group), commonly known as matriculation exams will start all across Sindh on 18th April 2011, Geo News reported.

Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) in different districts in Sindh will conduct exams.

Chairman BISE Karachi Prof. Anwar Ahmed Zai told media that the board had already completed all arrangements for conducting the matriculation exam.

He said the students who have failed to submit their examination forms due to any reason could appear in supplementary exam, adding such a decision has taken by Sindh Governor Dr. Ishratul Ebad Khan.

Chairman said that the candidates could not enter any examination centre without showing valid admit card.

He said more than 311000 male and female candidates will appear in the annual examination-2011 of BISE Karachi, to be held in 225 examination centres established in different private and government’s schools of the city.

He said that the SSC part-I exam would be held from 09:30 am to 12:30 pm, while SSC part-II be held from 02:30 pm to 05:30 pm as per schedule.

In case, a student changes his or her examination centre without permission of BISE Karachi, then action would be taken against the concerned centre superintendent and officers as per law, Prof. Zai said.

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SZABIST Students Win Digital Marketing Competition

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SZABIST Students Win Digital Marketing Competition

Posted on 10 April 2011 by PakBee - Total hits: 3,656

A team from SZABIST has won the Grand Finale of Digital Minds, a digital marketing competition organization by “Symmetry Digital”, in an event held recently in Karachi.

SZABIST team won the title of “Digital Minds, 2010” and a cash prize of Rs. 100,000 for their project “Out Of The Dabba”.

The second and third positions were secured by teams from the Institute Of Business Management, “Team Boomerang” and “The CZARS”, respectively.

Total prize money of PKR 175,000 was distributed amongst the winners.

Digital Minds was an inter university competition that aimed to educate about the importance and emergence of digital mediums at grass root levels.

The event comprised of corporate guests from the marketing industry and students from the participating institutes. The evening comprised of a speech from the COO of Symmetry Digital, Mr. Adil Ahmed. He welcomed the guests and students and gave a brief intro for Digital Minds. He also acknowledged the students as “the brave ones for stepping up and being part of this one of a kind competition”, considering that this industry is still growing.

The event moved forward to a panel discussion between Industry representatives Mr. Noman Shamim (Marketing Manager – Qubee), Mr. Mohsin Jaffery (Owner Zumbeel.net and Lane 12) and Mr. Adnan Sheikhani (Head of Strategy – Helium), and the students in which they discussed the thoughtful usage of digital and social mediums. Mementos were presented to the panelists by Mr. Sarocsh Ahmed, CFO of Symmetry Digital.

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O Level Student Scores Record 23 A’s

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O Level Student Scores Record 23 A’s

Posted on 25 January 2011 by PakBee - Total hits: 3,525

ISLAMABAD: A student in Islamabad, Ibrahim Shahid, set a new world record by scoring 23 As in Cambridge O level exams.

Shahid, a student of a private school in Islamabad, sat for 24 subjects and scored 23 As.

Attributing his success to his parents, Shahid recalled an incident where his teacher in Australia had written him off, stating that he would “never excel”. He added that every child is special and everyone has their own capabilities.

Earlier, Ali Moeen Nawazish, also a Pakistani student, had set a world record by securing 23 As in A level Cambridge exams.

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NUST Students Prepare Brain Controlled Robotic Arm

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NUST Students Prepare Brain Controlled Robotic Arm

Posted on 23 July 2010 by PakBee - Total hits: 3,626

Handicaps are always considered integrated part in every society. So most people don’t even think of making something useful for such people but there are minds which always think out the box.

They think how can we use our God gifted talent to serve other humans, which bring true value to society as Einstein said “Try not to become a man of successful but rather a man of value”.

 

 کوئی قابل ہو تو ہم اسے شان کہی دیتے ہیں
ڈھونڈنے والوں کو دنیا نئی دیتے ہیں

This is a verse by Allama Iqbal which conveys message from God to a common man that “If you’re talented and you work hard you’ll be rewarded”. It’s rightly said that “Human brains have powers beyond measures”. This statement has been proven by a group of Pakistani students from NUST University who recently invented Brain Controlled Artificial Robotic Hand.

This Robotic Hand is very simple to operate and it’s a blessing for handicapped people. Just connect some sensors with your arm, now whatever you think in your brain regarding the movement of your arm this robotic arm will follow your brain’s order.

These kinds of projects are very rare and expensive in the world but Pakistani students maashaaAllah with their talent and hard work proved again that when we work for what we desire we get what we need.

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