KP to spend Rs 43 billion to renovate schools: Atif
KP government would spend Rs 43 billion on provision of missing facilities to 30000 government schools to ensure better health atmosphere for students, its minister said yesterday.
Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2015-11-13/page-15
Swat varsity gets FM radio licence
Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Thursday allowed the University of Swat (UoS) to formally run its FM radio transmission in Swat valley. According to a UoS statement, acting chairman Pemra Kamaluddin Tipu handed over the FM radio licence to the university registrar, Mehboob-ur-Rahman.
Experts fear prevalence of mental disorders among children
Peshawar: Experts have feared widespread prevalence of mental disorders among children in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa due to poverty and prolonged terrorism. They have called for school-based programmes to promptly rehabilitate the affected children and take preventive measures.
Early payment of stipend to displaced students demanded
Peshawar: Displaced students of North Waziristan Agency have demanded that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Sardar Mahtab Ahmad Khan ensure early disbursement of the stipend announced by the Higher Education Commission for them.
Interesting case of disunity over uniform in a govt school
Peshawar: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf led Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government may be still hesitant to decide about the uniform for the boys of government schools after sensing reservations from its conservative coalition ally Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) but young boys of Government Boys Higher Secondary School No.1 Peshawar Cantonment recently renamed after Shaheed Mubin Shah already know what uniform suits them best.
Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1219376
Contractors concerned over criteria for tenders
Addressing a press conference, the association’s president Malik Mehar Zaman said the new policy of depositing a huge amount as post-qualification is totally injustice and should be ended.
Sincere efforts are needed for improving quality of education
Provincial head of JI, Abdul Haq Hashmi has said that sincere efforts ought to be made in order to improve the standard of education. Privates Schools Regulation Bill is an injustice to the private schools.
Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-13-2015/Quetta/page2.asp
Rally against unjust postings of teachers
Pakistan Citizen Liberation Forum and NTS Victims Committee lead a rally against the corrupt and unjust appointments vacant posts of teachers. The participants were of the view that all the appointments were politically influenced.
Jaffarabad police fails to protect teachers
Leaders of Govt. Teachers Association Nasirabad Division have said that Jaffarabad police has failed to provide protection to the teachers. A head master was brutalized in Gandakha and school’s furniture was stolen.
BUITEMS delegate’s visit to Tokyo
A delegate of Balochistan University of Information Technology Engineering and Management Sciences visited Japan in the leadership of Vice Chancellor Ahmed Farooq Bazai. The visit had been sponsored by Japan International Corporation Agency (JICA).
Students should fulfill their ancestors’ dreams by focusing on education
Leaders of Pashtunkhwah Milli Awami Party and Pashtunkhwah Students Organization have stressed that young Pakhtuns should focus on education so that they can transform the fate of Pakhtuns and fulfill the dreams of their ancestors.
Ban on offering Jumma prayers in Sandman School’s Ground should be lifted
Office bearers of Jamiat Ulma Islam Nazriati Quetta have opposed the ban on offering Jumma prayers in Sandman School’s ground. They are of the view that ban on offering Jumma prayers in Islamic Republic of Pakistan is illogical and unacceptable at all.
Grade 4 student tortured
A teacher broke the arm of a student by beating her brutally. The incident took place in Girls Middle School Nawankali Bashir.
SESA thanks Secretary Education
Leaders of Senior Educational Staff Association Balochistan have expressed their gratitude towards Secretary Education for his expedient mode of action regarding the notifications for promotions.
There will be no compromise on merit, Samina Khan
Samina Khan chaired a meeting for addressing the issue of alleged corruption in NTS. She said that there will be no compromise on merit in Balochistan. The appointments in Barkhan have been nullified and new appointment letters will be issued after investigations.
Role of Millat School is exemplary, says Wajid ur Rehman
AJK’s minister Wajid ur Rehman has said that the role of Millat School and Degree Science College has rendered unparalleled services for promoting education and educating the children of AJK.
Opponents of Women University will have to face public’s wrath
Sardar Zia ul Qamar has said that PPP government is doing its best for state’s people. Opponents of women universities and women education will soon have to face the brunt of the public of AJK. Public knows very well that which party is better for institutionalization of AJK.
Accused harasser freed on bail
The Chakswari’s local madrissah’s administrator, who had been accused of sexually harassing a girl, has been granted bail. The local public protested against the grant of bail to him. They said that such misanthropists should be brought to justice in order to set example for future.
Ch Majeed grants Rs. 5 lacs to Girls Degree College Rerha
Prime Minister AJK visited Rerha yesterday. He also went to Girls Degree College Rerha. During his visit to the college, a very talented student, Madiha Imtiaz brought PM’s attention to transport issues of the college. PM announced a grant of Rs. 5 lac at her demand.
Matric supplementary exam results announced
Rawalpindi Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (RBISE) on Thursday announced the results for Secondary School Certificate (SCC) Supplementary examination held in 2015. According to the gazette notification, the pass percentage was 43.21 as total 15758 candidates including 5245 girls appeared in the examination.
Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=278918
Hamdard Naunehal Assembly pays tribute to Allama Iqbal
Special Session of Hamdard Naunehal Assembly was held in the Auditorium of Hamdard Foundation, Hamdard Markaz, Rawalpindi. In connection with Allama Iqbal Day, topic of the session was fixed as “Taleem hay iss dore main amraz e millat ki dawa.” Eminent Research Scholar (Iqbaliat) Mr.Naeem Akram Qureshi was the chief guest on this occasion.
Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=278917
AIOU develops liaison with industrial sector to share latest research
Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has formally set up a separate office of Research, Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC) to maintain liaison with industrial sector to share latest research in the relevant fields.
Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=278916
Function held to highlight Allama Iqbal’s vision
Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi has arranged a two-day activity to highlight Allama Iqbal’s life. On first day of the celebration, different competitions including essay writing, poster and bilingual declamation were held.
Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=278809
Political leaders can’t even keep own schools in order
ISLAMABAD: Even though politicians across the political spectrum have promised to improve the education sector, it appears that they are not even capable of improving educational facilities in their own constituencies.
Chinese acrobats perform at NUML
Chinese acrobats put on a performance at the National University of Modern Languages (NUML). The group of acrobats from South Central University of Nationalities, China was visiting the university on an invitation from Confucius Institute and Numl.
Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1219351/education-watch
‘National heroes are our assets’
Speaking at the National Speech Competition, President Mamnoon Hussein said young people should learn from the lives of our national heroes, who sacrificed everything for preserving the sovereignty of our country.
Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1219351/education-watch
British envoy inaugurates TMUC
The Roots Millennium Schools held the inauguration ceremony of The Millennium University College (TMUC) to further its academic mission by providing transnational education through a range of international qualifications to the youth of Pakistan, says a press release.
Cyprus University team in town
A two-member delegation from European University of Lefke, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, headed by its rector Professor Dr Mehmet Ali Yükselen, is visiting Pakistan to meet university teachers and Higher Education Commission (HEC) officials.
Two panels to finalise madrassa reforms
The government on Thursday formed two committees to finalise the much delayed educational reforms for madrassas even as it cracks down on those seminaries who have ties to extremists.
AIOU sets up new money-transaction system
The Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) will soon switch over to a new money-transaction system for paying around 70,000 tutors across the country through mobile wallet or credit card, according to a press release.
I am not Malala: Teachers release novel against Nobel winner
The All Pakistan Private Schools Federation (APPSF) launched a rebuttal to Malala Yousafzai’s novel ‘I am Malala’ by releasing a book titled ‘I am not Malala, I am a Muslim, I am a Pakistani’ at the National Press Club.
Physical education teachers warn Assembly’s seal off
KPK’s physical education teachers have warned to seal off assembly in case their issues are not resolved and their due rights are not ceded.
Healthy environment in schools
KPK’s Minister for Education and Energy, Muhammad Atif Khan has said the health of school going children is a very critical issue. KPK government will initiate a project that will cater to health and hygiene needs of children in schools. Rs. 43 billion will be spent upon the projects.
Growth is impossible without knowledge and research
KPK’s Minister of Labor and Mineral Resources, Aneesa Zeb Tahir has said that in order to face contemporary challenges, we shall have to register growth in modern sectors. That growth is possible only through research and education.
Hiring of SSTs
Director Education KPK has called on a meeting to finalize the appointment of 1200 SSTs who cleared the NTS test. A departmental committee has been formed in this regard. Notification for appointments of 1200 male and female SSTs will be issued after approval from the committee.
Most of the sub-campuses of government universities are illegal, Aftab Iqbal
Express’s anchorperson Aftab Iqbal has revealed that in Pakistan there are 17 sub-campuses of government universities. Most of those sub-campuses are illegal. Parents should check the status of a sub-campus before their wards take admission in it.
Workshop in COMSATS
HEC arranged a workshop on ‘Planning and Catalysts of Growth’ in COMSATS Islamabad. The workshop was arranged as part of Modern University Governance Program. COMSATS’ Faculty Development Wing collaborated with HEC for arrangement of the workshop.
First International Rehabilitation Science Education Conference
The first international Rehabilitation Science Education conference will be arranged in Islamabad from 15th to 31st November. The purpose of conference is to introduce the researchers to innovations in rehabilitation science.
Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2015-11-13/page-7
PEIRA to submit reply on school fees hike case
Justice Amir Farooqi of Islamabad High court has given the deadline of 25 November to Private Educational Institutes Regulatory Authority to submit its reply while he was hearing the petitions against private schools fees hike.
Research conference in AIOU
AIOU has decided to organize an international conference in February 2016. Well-known researchers and academicians from Pakistan and all over the world will participate in the conference.
New faculty in AIOU
A new faculty of Research Innovation and Commercialization has been founded in AIOU. The department will disseminate the scientific research to industry.
Educational institutes are being facilitated, Usman Ibrahim
Minister of State for CADD, Usman Ibrahim, has said that the PM has given exclusive directions for facilitation of educational institutions. In view of those directions, library, transport and infrastructural facilities will be provided to the schools.
‘Punjab literacy, enrolment rate increases ’
Provincial Minister for Education Rana Mashhood Ahmed Khan has said that literacy rate and students’ enrolments in Punjab have been improved due to the revolutionary measures taken by the Punjab Government in education sector. Talking to APP here Thursday, he said that in view of the Punjab Chief Minister’s initiative “Parho Punjab, Barho Punjab”, literacy rate was increased upto 70 percent while 100 percent children from the age group of 4 to 16 years also will be admitted to schools by the end of 2015.
Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=278876
Seminar on ‘Akhuwat: a success story’ at UE
University of Education (UE) organized an informative seminar on “Akhuwat:A Success Story” in Township Campus here on Thursday. Founder and Chairperson of Akhuwat Foundation Dr. Amjad Saqib was chief guest of event while Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr.Rauf-i-Azam participated as guest of honor.
Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=278904
Microsoft launches ‘upgrade your world’ campaign
Microsoft has launched ‘Upgrade Your World’ campaign in Pakistan to create awareness among schoolchildren about the benefits of upgrading computers to the latest Microsoft ‘Windows 10’.
52pc pass Matric supplementary examination
Board of Intermediate & Secondary Education (BISE) on Thursday announced the result of Secondary School Certificate (Matric) Supplementary Examination according to which overall pass percentage remained 52.02 percent.
Punjab University (PU) Examinations Department declared the results of different examinations on Thursday. These exams included MA Arabic Part-II Annual Examination 2015, MSc Physics Part-II Annual Examination 2015, MSc Home Economics Part-II Second Annual 2014 and Diploma in Anaesthesia Part-I Annual 2012.
Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-350922-PU-results
Turkish delegation visits PU
Rector Yasar University Turkey Prof Dr Mehmet Cemali and Director International Office Ms Patricia Turmenoglu called on Punjab University Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran at his office here on Thursday. According to a press release, PU Director External Linkages Dr maria Maldonado and a PhD scholar at Yasar University Khawaja Ahmed Muneeb Mehta were also present on the occasion.
Allama Iqbal bilingual declamation contest
The 35th All Pakistan Allama Muhammad Iqbal Bilingual Declamation Contest began at Government College University (GCU) on Thursday. According to a press release, the best orators of more than 40 educational institutions from all the federating units of the country are contesting for the coveted trophy at the two-day event spread over three sessions.
SSE Supplementary exam result declared
The results of the Secondary School (Supplementary) Examination 2015 were announced on Thursday, showing an overall pass percentage of 52.02. According to a Lahore BISE announcement, out of 27,679 candidates who appeared in the examination, 14,398 were declared successful.
Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1219305/sse-suppl-exam-result-declared
Primary and middle exams
Punjab Examination Commission will conduct primary and middle exams in February 2016. Students will have to appear in the exam of six subjects each. On the other hand, school administrations will take exam of remaining five subjects. The primary and middle exams have been declared compulsory by PEC.
Punjab Inclusive Education Project
Punjab’s Minister for Special Education, Asif Saeed Minhais, has said that Rs. 1.2 billions will be spent upon Punjab Inclusive Education Project. He was addressing a hearing aid distribution ceremony in a special education school.
Renaming of Degree College Khuzroo
College administration has notified the change in name of Degree College Khuzroo to Shujah Khanzada Shaheed Degree College in honor of his services for his native area and the country.
Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2015-11-13/page-4
20 Million Rupees worth scholarships for minority students
Minister of Minorities, Tahir Sindhu has said that during the current fiscal year scholarships of worth 20 million rupees were given to the minority students. 2000 applications were received. Needy and deserving students have been given scholarships after perusal of the applications.
Rector of Yasir University Turkey visits Punjab University
Prof. Dr. Mehmet Kamali, Rector Yasir University Turkey, visited PU yesterday and called upon VC Dr. Mujahid Kamran. Areas of bilateral interests were discussed and need for long term liaison was stressed upon.
Seminar in university for education
A seminar was held in Education University on ‘Akhuwat – Journey of Success’ by Akhuwat Foundation. Dr. Amjad Saqib Nisar of Akhuwat Foundation was the chief guest of the occasion. He said that brotherhood was a sacred and spiritual concept which had had its roots in brotherhood of Madina.
Sports festivals in schools and colleges
Punjab Olympics Association organized inter school and inter college sports festival on the eve of Iqbal Day. Rana Mashood was the chief guest of the event. Thousands of boys and girls participated in the event.
2nd day of Conference on Libraries and Information Management
The international conference on libraries and management sciences continued on the 2nd day in Punjab University. Last session will begin at 12:00 p.m. today. Rana Tanveer will be the chief guest in concluding session.
PhD degrees in Punjab University
PU has issued PhD degrees to Muhammad Tauqeer and Muhammad Zaeem ul Haq Bhatti in Mathematics. Similarly, Muhammad Mughees Nosha has been given PhD degree in Punjabi.
Iqbal Day function in Javed Manzil
Campus Education System arranged a lavish Iqbal Day function in Javed Manzil Garhi Shahoo. Students projected Iqbal’s philosophy ofkhuddi through their speeches.
Inquiry of branch incharge for issuing to roll numbers to same candidate
Inquiry has been initiated against BISE Rawalpindi’s Raja Arshad for issuing two roll numbers to the same candidate. The inquiry has been initiated according to the PEEDA Act.
New secretaries and controllers of 8 Boards of Secondary Education
Government of Punjab has given the approval for appointments on the posts of Secretaries and Controllers in eight Secondary Education Boards. The posts were vacant since six months in Lahore, Rawalpinid, Bahawalpur, DG Khan, Sahiwal, Gujranwala and Sargodha Boards.
Faisalabad Literary Festival
Illustrious literary personalities have started to gather in Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan Auditorium of Faisalabad Arts Council. Rao Manzar Hayat, a senior bureaucrat and well known columnist is the convener of the Festival’s organizing committee. Atta ul Haq Qasmi will recite ‘Bazmaan e Qaasmi’ in the festival.
Annual Examinations of Matriculation
Annual Exams of Matriculation will begin from 1st March 2016. The date has been announced by spokesperson of Punjab Education Committee.
Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-13-2015/Lahore/pic.asp?picname=02_06.gif
Results of PU
PU has announced the results for MA Arabic Part-II Annual 2015, MSc Physics Part II Annual 2015 and MSc Home Economics Part II Annual 2015.
Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-13-2015/Lahore/pic.asp?picname=02_07.gif
BZU Lahore’s partner’s son takes provisional bail
Lahore high court has granted provisional bail to the son of 50 percent shareholder of BZU Lahore. The court has sought reply from NAB regarding BZU fiasco.
International Iqbal Conference in Lahore College for Women University
Ruling class is always averse to Iqbal’s philosophy of Khuddi because it challenges status quo. Whole world admires the vision and message of Iqbal. These views were expressed by the speakers of three days international Iqbal Conference in Lahore College for Women University.
Convocation of Academy of Medical Sciences
The 17th Convocation of Academy of Medical Sciences will be held today. Governor Punjab, Rafeeq Rajwana, will preside the convocation.
Delay in Daud University’s result has raised questions of university’s merit
Nazim of Islami Jamait e Tulaba has said that the delayed announcement of Daud University’s entry test has rendered its merit apocryphal.
International Diabetes Day Seminar in Sir Syed Medical College
An awareness seminar was conducted in Sir Syed Medical College on the eve of International Diabetes Day. Experts highlighted the need for awaking public about hazards of diabetes.
Inter Part-I Results
The results of Inter Part-I engineering, medical, arts and IT groups were announced yesterday. 17882 students appeared in the exams. 8852, 2329, 2315, 1808, 1346 and 936 candidates passed in six, five, four, three, two and one papers/paper respectively. The passing percentage improved by 3%.
Awards distribution ceremony in Sheikh Khaleefa Bin Zaid College
A colorful awards distribution ceremony was held in Sheikh Khaleefa Bin Zaid Collge DHA at the end of annual sports festival. Administartor DHA Brig Zubair Ahmed was the chief guest of the occasion. He appreciated the higher education standards of the college and emphasized the importance of sports in students’ life.
Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2015-11-13/page-3
World refuses our claims of 62% literacy rate
Khursheed Shah has said that we have become habitual of making fool of ourselves. He said that we claim to have 62% literacy rate but the world does not agree with our figures.
Jang stall at Karachi Book Festival
People from all walks of life rushed to the Jang book stall to purchase books, magazines and journals. Jang group is giving 30% to 50% discount on its publications.
Protest of teachers
314 teachers of Khairpur have been protesting for last six days against the non-payment of salaries. Teachers established a sit-in camp on court road and threatened to prolong their sit-in until their demands are met.
Govt. College for Women Korangi wins Allama Iqbal quiz
Pakistan Quiz Society arranged Allama Iqbal quiz on the eve of his 138th birthday in Govt. Premier College for Women, North Nazimabad. The team of Govt. College for Girls Korangi won the first prize in the quiz.
Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2015-11-13/page-3
Qadianis are misguiding in educational institutes, says Allama Hammadi
Ameer of Almi Majlis e Tahafuz e Khatm e Nabuwat, Allamd Hammadi has said that the Qadianis are misguiding other children in educational institutes. They are turning our children into atheists.
Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2015-11-13/page-12
Higher success rate proof of board’s untiring efforts: Imran
Board of Intermediate Education Karachi (BIEK) Controller of Examinations (CE) Muhammad Imran Khan Chishti said the ratio of successful candidates for the annual exams of Pre-medical has gone up by 3 percent, which is a candid proof of the untiring efforts of the BIEK for curbing the use of unfair means by the candidates during exams.
Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=278924
Book fair draws thousands to Expo Centre on opening day
The distinctive smell of new and old books drew people in large numbers to the Expo Centre, where the 11th Karachi International Book Fair opened on Thursday morning. People of all age groups took a break from their daily routines to visit the numerous stalls put up at the fair and buy books of their choice.
In Karachi, madrasas eye a shot at greater political power
In a bid to extend the traditional influence they enjoy in local power circles, a number of religious seminaries, or madrasas, of Karachi have either fielded independent panels for the third phase of the local government elections or have come out in support of political parties vying for seats in their localities.
International moot on legal education to begin on Dec 4
The Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto University of Law (SZABUL) is to hold the first-ever international conference on legal education on December 4, 5, and 6 in Karachi.
NAPA to stage young directors’ festival from Nov 18
The National Academy of Performing Arts (Napa) is to sponsor a festival of young directors, involving fresh graduates of the academy, from November 18 to 29.
Warm your way around 330 stalls at this year’s book fair
The wait is over for book lovers in Karachi as the annual book fair has kicked off with over 330 stalls at Karachi Expo Centre on Thursday. The five-day fair features 140 national publishers along with 13 international exhibitors from eight countries.
Iqra University students to finalise dissertation
Two PhD students at Iqra University have finalised their dissertation and will be holding a public defense of their research at 11:30am on Saturday, November 14 at the university’s main campus. Muhammad Irfan Khan of the business administration department has finalised his PhD dissertation titled ‘Development Financing and Economic Governance: Analysis of the Liquidity Crisis and Circularity Debts in Pakistan’, under the supervision of Professor Dr Muhammad Ayub Khan Mehar.
Displaced students criticize govt; UOP over broken promises
At least 37 students of University of Peshawar (UoP) from Waziristan bitterly criticized the varsity administration and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa government for failing to provide free education. The displaced students had been promised free education and scholarships in 2014 by the government and university.
Americanised’ school uniforms and misuse of religion for political gain
Uniforms are imposed upon students to encourage unity and harmony. They aim to encourage solidarity with one’s school over and above individual expression. So the news that emerged this week of Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) objecting to the trouser and shirt uniform for boys in government schools was enough to make my eyes roll.
HEC planning to establish a new university in Sindh: Senate
Minister of State for Education and Professional Training Muhammad Baligh-ur-Rehman on Thursday informed the Senate that the Higher Education Commission (HEC) was planning to establish either a new university or a sub-campus of the existing universities at district levels across Sindh during the next three years.
Language policy in higher education — III by Sabiha Mansoor
The importance of English in national development cannot be denied as Pakistan has lagged behind other South Asian countries in both availability and quality of education, particularly in higher education
HEC found lacking
As many aspects of political and administrative life in Pakistan lack uniformity, procedure and strictly enforced systems, so too does the functioning of the Higher Education Commission (HEC). It has now come to light that the body lacks the necessary tools to accurately verify the authenticity or otherwise of any degree referred to it for scrutiny and attestation.
Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/990258/hec-found-lacking/
Our anti-book faction By Tanveer Qaiser Shehzad
Saeed Jan Qureshi was the founder of the largest book store of Islamabad. He has been fond of book reading since his childhood. He has spent most of his life in book reading.
Letters to the Editor
Election and education
College education plays a crucial role in the career of an individual. Private tuitions and coaching centres are no substitute for college life and education. In Karachi, the session for first year classes in government colleges start in October and examinations are expected to be held in May next year. This delay in the commencement of the session is mainly caused by the late announcement of high school results.
Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1219294/election-and-education
THIS refers to Anis Haroon’s letter ‘KU incident’ (Nov 7). I do agree with her that the administration of Karachi University did not handle the matter properly. Some students’ organisations have spread fear among the students. They threaten students and commit unacceptable activities be it in a classroom or elsewhere on the campus.
Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1219290/ku-incident
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s educational system still in a bad condition: Safeer Durrani
Peshawar: Mr. Safeer Durrani, Central Chairman of Democratic Students Federation, said Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s educational system is still odd. He said the curriculum needs to be overhauled from the primary to the Master’s level in keeping with scientific and the modern foundation system. He reminded the government of their duty to provide free quality education to children from ages of 5 to 16.
Complete Story: http://naibaat.com.pk/Presentation/peshawar/Page02.aspx
Quota should be allocated to Waziristan’s students
Peshawar: The Waziristan Students’ Society demanded from the government to save future of the Waziristan students who study at Peshawar University. It’s President Raheem Daud and General Secretary Laik Shah Wazir said during a press conference in Peshawar that 84 thousand students’ education is suffering because of the Zarb-e-Azab operation. They said the University is obliged to reserve a one percent quota in different departments as scholarships for them but when students take admission the University refuses to financially aid them.
Complete Story: Daily Subh, Peshawar Page No. 3
Complete Story: Daily Surkhab, Peshawar Page No. 2
Increase in fees - IJT holds protest demonstration against the administration of Peshawar University
Peshawar: IJT held a protest demonstration in protest of an increase in fees, against the administration of the Peshawar University at the Academic Block opposite to the Vice Chancellor’s Office. Dost Muhammad addressed the protesters and said the increase in fees is 40% instead of a legitimate 10%. He demanded the University reduce the increase or face more protests right before the V.C’s office.
Complete Story: Daily Mashriq, Peshawar Page No. 3
Rise and fall of nation’s lies in education: Muhammad Atif Khan
Peshawar: The Minister for Education, Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Muhammad Atif Khan said government calculated Rs.43 billion amount to spend on 30 thousand government schools to provide better healthy environment.
Complete Story: Daily Awam-un-Nas, Peshawar Page No.8
School uniforms according to the western style; PTI originality disclosed
Charsadda: The schools uniforms according to the western style opened the originality of the PTI. The shalwar and qameez are symbols our Pakhtun and Islamic society. The Jamiat Uleme Islam Charsadda Ameer Moulana Muhammad Hashim Khan criticized the dress change decision of the provincial government for schools.
Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Peshawar Page No.3
Teacher physically tortures Grade 4 student
District Quetta: A Grade 4 student of Qilli Bashirabad Girls Middle School was physically abused by r teacher and she broke her hand for gossiping in the classroom. She was given medical aid at a nearby civil hospital. The victim’s parents demanded justice from relevant authorities and called it a brutal incident.
Jhal-Magsi promoting girls education female teachers deprived of salaries
District Jhal-Magsi: Promoting Girls Education in Balochistan conducted a survey in 12 districts of Balochistan and started imparting education in such districts for minimizing the literacy ration where schools were not working. According to a contract after certain time the government has to pay salaries to teachers for promoting girls education but regrettably the staff is deprived of salaries and facing starvation. CM Balochistan, Secretary Education and other related officials have been urged to resolve this issue as soon as possible.
Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-13-2015/Quetta/page7.asp
We have to adopt modernization for educational development: D.C Mastoong
District Mastoong: Educational development is possible through relearning and use of information technology in the Education sector for a bright future. Dr. Zaffar Qadir, Chairman Taleem Foundation Grammar School System and Deputy Commissioner Mastoong Mr. Ali Akbar Baloch said while on a visit of the Taleem Foundation that educational reforms are needed and their implementation in the field of information technology is necessary for raising the overall standard of education.
NTS accused of merit violation: Mir Sanaullah
District Kharan: The socio-political leader of Kharan Mir Sanaullah said merit is violated in NTS recruitments, nepotism, reshuffling of candidates from one union council to another. Successful youth is going astray; government should take notice of such violations to youngsters’ trust and commitment.
Islami Jameat Tulba announces to run a movement for unanimous education system
District Quetta: Islami Jameat Tulba has announced to run a movement against class education system. A spokesperson said from the 17th of November awareness lectures will be given in all educational institutions while call for the implementation for a homogenous education system will be staged on the 24th of November. It was stated that the class education system has widened the gap between the prince and the pauper, high fees is also an issue for poor parents. Government educational institutions are the sole means of getting an education for poor people but regrettably those are also in a terrible state.
Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-13-2015/Quetta/page3.asp
Loralai: NTS pass candidates’ demand for the merit list to be published/displayed
District Loralai: Huqooq Teachers Association (HTA) Loralai released a statement from their District Secretariat protesting how the NTS merit list has still not been displayed in Loralai while the process has progressed to recruitments in all other districts of Balochistan. HTA demanded from the government makes an effort for displaying the merit list in Loralai to save the youth from anarchy and agitation. HTA also disclosed the arbitrary reduction of vacancies from 195 to 132 by education officials.
Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-13-2015/Quetta/page7.asp
“Let’s Go to School” programme in school
District Larkana: Sindh Community Mobilizers Gerelo City organized a programme for the promotion of education with the title “Let’s go to School” with the support of USAID at Government Higher Secondary School. Parents, students, girls and others attended the programme. It was declared in the programme that teachers should play their role to upgrade education. The program was chalked out in keeping with the theme of the National Anthem.
School building dangerous for students lives
District Thatta: The building of Government High School Chutto Chand in Thatta is completely damaged; students’ lives are under threat.
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Teachers continue hunger strike against stoppage of their salaries
District Khairpur Mirs: More than 314 JST and HST teachers were on a hunger strike in front of the Session’s Court against stoppage of their salaries. They declared before media that their salaries have not been issued for the past three years.
Mono Technical College Qamber students protested against principal
District Qamber: The students of Mono Technical College Qamber protested against their principal for refusing to announce the commencement of their classes.
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Scholarship cheques distributed among Commerce College students
Hyderabad: Chairman Sindh Zakt Council retired Justice Mr. Zahid Qurban Alvi has said that poor students are being assisted with the help of the Sindh government. He distributed scholarship cheques among the students of the government run Sachal Sarmast Commerce College.
More than 200 teachers and other employees protested for their restoration
District Nawabshah: Two hundred primary teachers along with other employees protested for their restoration in Taluka Sakrand. They were suspended in the year 1998. They demanded from Sindh Education Minister Mr. Nisar Ahmed Khuhro and Chief Minister Sindh Mr. Qaim Ali Shah to take notice of their issue.
Sindh High Court issued a notice to the Chief Secretary, Secretary Education and Director Education
Karachi: The High Court Sindh has issued a notice to Chief Secretary Sindh, Secretary Education Mr. Fazal Ul Allah Pechuho and Director Education Hyderabad on the petition of Advocate Mr. Kamran Hesbani on non-compliance of providing education to the poor students in private schools on a 10 percent quota. The Court has demanded an answer within 15 days.
School building shows cracks shortly after completion
District Dera Ghazi Khan: The school building and boundary wall of Government Boys High School Wohwa began showing cracks shortly after its completion. Building Department’s officials and the contractor have allegedly bungled Rs. 4.5 million in the construction of the said school. The headmaster of the school said if action is not taken against those responsible the staff and students will stage a protest.
Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, MULTAN, Page No. 10
Supplementary Matriculation examination results declared
District Multan/Bahawalpur/Dera Ghazi Khan: Results of Supplementary Matriculation examinations have been declared by Multan, Bahawalpur, and Dera Ghazi Khan Boards. Multan has shown 59.13 percent results, Bahawalpur has shown 49.17 percent while Dera Ghazi Khan Board has shown 53.47 percent results. The examinations of Class 5 and 8 will be held in the last week of February 2016.
Complete Story: Daily KHABRAIN, MULTAN, Page No. 8
Action against unregistered colleges begins by HEC
District Rahim Yar Khan: Higher Education Commission has, under the instructions of the Punjab Government, begun action against unregistered colleges. Rawalpindi has 12 such colleges, Sargodha has 8, Lahore has 11, Faisalabad has 13, Multan has 10 and Gujranwala has 9 colleges which have been issued show-cause notices.
Complete Story: Daily KHABRAIN, MULTAN, Page No. 8
Punjab Government to gather data about students with technical education
District Rahim Yar Khan: The Punjab Government has decided to gather data about the people who have completed their technical education and those among them who are jobless and those who have gone abroad for employment.
Complete Story: Daily KHABRAIN, MULTAN, Page No. 8
Youth protests against uprooting the Education Camp
District Bahawalpur: The Progressive Youth Alliance protested against the police action of uprooting the Education Camp at University Chowk, Bahawalpur. The leadership of the Alliance said they had submitted an application to the DCO for permission for the said camp, which got lost in official processes and uprooting the said camp was contrary to the promotion of education and that claims by the government with regard to free education for all was a pile of lies.
Complete Story: Daily AUSAF, RAHIMYAR KHAN, Page No. 2
Radical steps being taken for special children
District Bahawalpur: Punjab Provincial Minister for Special Education Mr. Asif Saeed Mains while addressing a function said that the Punjab Government was taking radical steps for special children and the government intends to mainstream them to study with normal children.
Complete Story: DAILY NAYA DAUR, MULTAN, Page No. 3