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Yes, we have failed, admits BISE

The representative of boards of intermediate and secondary education (BISE) of Punjab on Friday admitted before the Lahore High Court that the experience of computerised online system for compilation of results of intermediate and matriculation examinations had failed miserably.
The legal advisor of the boards said the online system had been shutdown and the results would be compiled manually in the future. He was answering the queries of Justice Shiekh Azmat Saeed during proceedings on a petition against the defective computerised online system which had ruined the future of many students in Punjab. The petition was filed by senior advocate Muhammad Azhar Siddique who had submitted that he had pointed the system’s flaws out in May 2010 but the government had not paid heed.
Justice Azmat ordered the BISE to submit a written report by December 12 about the officer(s) and officials involved in the “failed experience of online computerized system”.
PUNJAB GOVT, LDA ASKED TO SUBMIT REPORT: The LHC asked the Punjab government and the Lahore Development Authority to submit a report by November 16 on a petition demanding alternate land or payment of 1 kanal piece of land acquired from a citizen, Muhammad Zulfiqar, 48 year ago by LDA for a housing scheme.
FEDERAL GOVT ASKED TO SUBMIT REPORT ON BOKHARI’S APPOINTMENT: The LHC asked the federal government to submit a report by November 17 on a petition challenging the appointment of Fasih Bokhari as chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB).
Petitioner-counsel Barrister Muhammad Javaid Iqbal Jafari contended that President Asif Ali Zardari had Bokhari, who has a serious corruption record, for his personal gains and had not fulfilled the legal requirement of consulting the CJ of Pakistan.
CONTEMPT OF COURT PETITION AGAINST AN SHO: A contempt of court petition has been filed against station house officer (SHO) Islam Pura for non-compliance of district and session judge’s orders regarding registration of a case against Pakistani cricket stars Muhammad Amir, Salman Butt and Muhammad Asif involved in spot fixing case.
The petitioner Zubair Balqan advocate submitted that on November 3 the court had ordered the SHO to registered a case a criminal case against cricket stars under the charges of spot fixing and fraud but the respondent had failed to comply with the court orders.
‘MIND YOUR OWN BUSINESS, POLICE’: LHC CJ Ijaz Ahmad Chaudhry held on Friday that the judges, and not the police, would decide the applicability of law on offences and the police could not give legal opinions to the court. He also dismissed a petition filed by Nadeem alias Deema challenging the jurisdiction of District Public Prosecutor (DPP), Sialkot to issue directions to the police for addition of sections to the report prepared under Section 173 in a case.

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