MULTAN - The students of University College of Engineering staged a protest demonstration against increase in fee and denial of university status to their institution here at the campus on Thursday. The students sealed the college and carried out non-stop sloganeering against the Punjab government. Academic activities got completely suspended in the college because of students' protest.Talking to journalists, the protesting students said that the Punjab government's decision to set up engineering university in Technology College instead of granting varsity status to University Engineering College was highly condemnable. They asked the government to detach BZU's Engineering College from the varsity and award it university status. They pointed out that the tuition and hostel fees were doubled by the university administration which was tantamount to denying education to the poor students. They declared that they would continue protest till acceptance of their demands.D-Day CELEBRATED: Like other parts of the country, the 47th Defence Day was celebrated with a resolve that the nation would never forget its martyrs and ghazis here in Multan Garrison. Special prayer and quran khawani for the martyrs were held at all formation units of Multan. The main event was held at Multan Garrison Mess with GOC Maj. Gen. Umar Farooq Durrani in the chair.BZU Announces Result: The Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan has announced the result of MA History, part-1 & 11 (annual system) first annual examination, 2011 here on Thursday. According to the result notification, a total of 70 candidates appeared in the examination out of which 48 were declared successful while 22 failed. The result of one candidate will be declared later on. Thus the overall success ratio in this examination stood at 92.31 per cent. Tevta alive to dengue threat: All out steps have been taken for the eradication of dengue menace at 365 Tevta institutes across Punjab. Surveys have been conducted on scientific lines to access needful action to be taken and accordingly plan has been designed to educate the students and staff of all the Tevta institutions on eradication of dengue. Tevta COO Khalid Mehmood said this while addressing officers and heads of the Tevta institutions at the Tevta office on the occasion of dengue day celebrations here the other day.  He said that during the dengue week, the Tevta management was monitoring efforts made by all field formation, for taking measures of cleanliness and mosquito reduction in line with instruction of the government. He further said that they had also ensured that all necessary steps had been taken for keeping grounds, buildings, floors and roofs water free. On the occasion, Tevta District Manager Rana Saleem Akbar said that waste construction material had been removed from sites. He said that grassy lawn and flower beds had been maintained and made well trimmed, water tanks, barrels, drums and baskets had been cleaned, he added. The garbage along with broken flower pots had been removed and dumped. The cleanliness of washrooms, toilets, sewerage systems has been ensured, he said.