Three days in CBMUN (Model of United Nations)

A team from TIP went to attend this event, initially very much unwillingly but came back will full zeal and enthusiasm. The team comprised of SabaAlam, Madiha Altaf, me (Fatima Iftikhar), Tauseef, Shehzad Sarwar and Fizza Asad .It was a whole new experience for each of us. We got exposure to different environment and students. Continue reading “Three days in CBMUN (Model of United Nations)”

Unilympics ’10

An inter-university sports event was organized by NU-FAST at their main campus on 17th and 18th of March. Teams from TIP participated in three different games i.e. Futsul, Volley Ball and Table Tennis. Unfortunately, our volley ball and table tennis teams were not able to qualify to the next round, but our futsul team played really good and qualified for semi-finals after defeating PAF-KIET and the home team of NU-FAST, interestingly the decision for both the matches was made on penalty shootouts. Our goal keeper, Qasim and Arsalan defended very well against the shootouts of opponent team players.

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Unilympics ’10 at NU-FAST – DAY 1

Three teams from Textile Institute of Pakistan participated in Unilympics ’10 organised by NU-FAST. Unilympics is an inter-university sports competition in 5 different sports. TIP participated in Futsul, Volley Ball and Table Tenis. The Futsul team has qualified for semifinals that will take place at NU-FAST, main Campus tomorrow against Iqra University. While our Volley Ball and Table tennis teams played well, but were not able to qualify to the next round.

All Karachi Inter-high School Declamation Contest 2010

By Amna Rida, TDT1B

Freedom without walls at Textile Institute of Pakistan uncovers intelligence and unleashes the students speaking skills. Like all other good educational institutions, our institute also gives due importance to elocution. The inter-collegiate orators all over from Karachi were invited for the contest. This year “All Karachi Inter-Collegiate Bilingual Declamation Contest” was organized by TIP Literary Society at TIP Bin Qasim Campus on 3rd march 2010.

It was a fine morning and the spirit and fervor of the participants was at its peak. Though the Organizing Committee, headed by Rameez Ahmed Khan, seemed enthusiastic to put their heart and soul to this grand show and the arrangements made were more or less of a small event, but the students were as anxious as anything.

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Ajrak making hamstrung by financial woes

Craftsman Mohammad Arif Mirani said he loved Sindhi culture and therefore was struggling to keep this dying industry alive. However, he said love alone was not enough to run the affairs of the household.

SUKKUR: Ajrak is said to be an integral part of Sindhi culture but its industry in Sukkur has reached its lowest ebb due to government inattention.

Recently dozens of Ajrak-making industries have been closed due to financial crisis, rendering hundreds of craftsmen jobless. Continue reading “Ajrak making hamstrung by financial woes”