Voters to get info through SMS
MULTAN – For the first time in the electoral history of the country, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) is going to send the information of polling stations to the voters via mobile SMS, The Nation has learnt. The ECP sources disclosed that the pilot project had been launched in by election to national assembly’s constituency NA-151 and so far 150,000 voters had received the information regarding their respective polling stations on their mobile phones. The ECP sources said that all the eligible voters of NA-151 would receive the information regarding their polling stations before polls on their mobile phones.
The recent development is being seen as ECP’s another step towards automation of election procedure. Earlier, the ECP had tested electronic voting machines in another by election of Multan while the voter lists are also made computerised with the collaboration of NADRA.
Meanwhile, the Pakistan Post has started distributing voter chits prepared by the ECP among the voters of NA-151 with a delay of three days. ECP sources said that 307000 voter chits would be distributed in the constituency and each chit contains complete information relating to the voter including his polling station, booth, vote number, serial number, family number etc.
Similarly, the printing of ballot papers has also started on the basis of final list displayed by the ECP while the training of election staff would commence from July 12 and continue till 15.
BZU declares results: The Bahauddin Zakariya University has declared the results of MSc Chemistry, MScs Zoology and MSc Physics, Part-1 & 11 (Annual System) Annual Examination, 2011 here on Saturday.
MSc Chemistry Part-1 & 11
According to the result notification, a total of 152 candidates appeared in the M.Sc. Chemistry Part-1 & 11 examination out of which 102 were declared successful while 50 failed. The result of two students will be declared later on. Thus the overall success ratio stood at 68.00 per cent.
MSc Zoology Part-1 & 11
The MScs Zoology Part-1 & 11 examination was taken by 133 candidates out of which 117 got through while 16, showing 87.97 per cent pass percentage. The result of one candidate will be announced later.
MSc Physics, Part-1 & 11
The success ratio in M.Sc. Physics, Part-1 & 11 examination stood at 70.30 per cent as 116 candidates successfully qualified the examination out of a total of 170. As many as 54 candidates failed while the result of five others will be declared later on.