Sunday, January 22, 2017

Case against 12 for PU student’s torture

LAHORE: Police on Wednesday enlisted a body of evidence against 12 individuals for tormenting an understudy of the Punjab University Law College.

The Muslim Town police enlisted a case under segments 147, 149, 342 and 506 of PPC against 11 unidentified men and one designated suspect (Amir Hamza) on the grumbling of Suhail Ahmed.

Ahmed said he was at his lodging room when 12 individuals incorporating Amir Hamza raged in and seriously beat him. He cited them as having said they were showing him a lesson for tweeting for a missing blogger.

PU commonplace Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Zafar Mueen Nasir said the organization had considered the episode.

A varsity official told Dawn that Amir Hamza remained an individual from the Islami Jamiat Tulaba. "A previous understudy of PU, Hamza stayed included in some other such episodes before," he said.

IJT representative Taimur Khan said they had ousted Hamza from the gathering for different reasons a year ago. "We have no connection with Hamza and the occurrence being referred to; the IJT is against brutality on grounds on any issue," he said.

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Two universities rudderless

PESHAWAR: The exit of bad habit chancellors on residency finish has left the two government colleges of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa rudderless without star bad habit chancellors.

VCs Prof Fazl Rahim Marwat of the Bacha Khan University Charsadda and Prof Noor Jehan of the Swabi University surrendered their individual workplaces on Monday after the expiry of four years term.

"At present, nobody heads any of the two colleges," an authority of the Swabi University told Dawn.

Charsadda, Swabi varsities have neither VCs nor star VCs

Under the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Universities Act 2012, a star VC needs to administer as VC in a college if the post is empty.

Be that as it may, both Charsadda and Swabi varsities have no Pro-VC to run their issues.

The sources said workers of both colleges won't have the capacity to get compensation for the time of January if star VCs were not delegated in the following 12 days as just a VC was approved to issue mandates in this regard.

The law is quiet on who will lead the college if there is no VC and ace VC.

Segment 12-An of the law states, "there might be a Pro-Vice-Chancellor of a college to be designated by the chancellor from among the three senior most dignitaries or educators, for a time of two years to go about as directing bad habit chancellor or acting VC, all things considered, as per this area."

The law includes that the expert VC would be regarded to be the acting VC to play out every one of the capacities and forces of the VC if there should arise an occurrence of lapse of the residency of the general VC or some other case, which requires arrangement of normal VC.

"The acting VC might stay in office till arrangement of general VC under the law."

The Swabi University had sent a rundown of three staff individuals to the advanced education office six months back for choice as its genius VC however the post is still empty.

With respect to the Bacha Khan University Charsadda, its genius VC resigned on Dec 3, 2016.

An insider said after the retirement of the senior member, who acted as professional VC at the college, a rundown of five educators was sent to the advanced education division the exact following day for the filling of the post yet the office raised protests to the rundown and looked for three names as it were.

He guaranteed the college sent another rundown of three contender for the workplace on Jan 4, 2017, however the office still couldn't seem to choose about it.

Guide to the main priest on advanced education Mushtaq Ahmad Ghani was not accessible for remarks.

An authority of the HED guaranteed that the office had set up a rundown to the KP senator, who was additionally the chancellors of all KP open division colleges, for early arrangement of genius VCs to the two colleges.

He said the previous VCs were not inspired by naming expert VCs to their separate colleges. "The organizations of both Swabi and Charsadda colleges are not earnest about the professional VCs' arrangement as they've utilizing postponing strategies on the matter," he said.

The authority demanded the HED had coordinated the VC of the Swabi University on numerous occasions to send in the names for the filling of the professional VC yet got no reaction.

He said the office was not to fault for the postponement in this regard.

"The procedure of expert VC's arrangement is clear. The applicable college needs to forward three names of the dignitaries or senior most instructors to the HED for designation," he said.

The authority said the KP senator was approved to pick one of the names sent for the arrangement as genius VC of a college.