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The Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) Lahore has announced the result of Secondary School Certificate (matriculation) Annual Examinations 2014 at a ceremony held at Alhamra Hall. Provincial Law and Education Minister Rana Mashood Ahmad Khan was the chief guest on the occasion, while Secretary Higher Education Abdullah Sumbal, BISE Lahore Chairman Nasarullah Virk, Controller Examinations Anwer Farooq and other senior officials of the board and education department were also present.

Punjab University's Department of Zoology and Institute of Mountain Hazard and Environment (IMHE) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Chinese Academy of Sciences. In this regard, PU team headed by Chairman of Department of Zoology Professor Dr Muhammad Akhter visited Chengdu, China.
Board of Secondary Education Karachi (BSEK) has announced the results of SSC part II (science and general group) annual examinations, here on Friday. According to the statistics, 135031 students appeared in science group examination, out of them 94230 were declared successful. The pass percentage remained 70.15 percent. Similarly, 25648 students of general group appeared in the exams while 13787 were declared passed. The pass percentage remained 55.18 percent.
Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa announced the establishment of new autonomous organisation with the name of Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority ((TEVTA) for promotion of technical and vocational education in the province.
As just few days left in Eid-ul-Fitr, shoppers thronged into markets and bazaars of the provincial metropolis Peshawar, while the prices of clothes, readymade garments, footwear, and other items registered a substantial increase on this religious festivity.
Likewise, other parts of the country, the Juma-tul-Wida was observed with religious fervor and peaceful manner in Peshawar also. In order to avert any untoward incident, security beefed up in the Peshawar city, whereas extra deployment of security personnel was witnessed in Cantonment and city areas.
The majority of government employees and residents of Islamabad on Friday left for their hometowns for the 10-day long Eid holidays. The federal government announced four Eid-ul-Fitr holidays from July 29 (Tuesday) to August 1 (Friday), but the majority of federal employees took Monday (July 28) off to make it a nine-day long holiday. Most of the routine work carried out by different federal government ministries, departments and divisions would remain pending during these nine days.


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