14th December 2016

National Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

KMU to start MS degree in paramedical sciences

Vice Chancellor Khyber Medical University (KMU), Peshawar, Dr Hafizullah has said that the KMU will launch very shortly the MS programme in three disciplines of Paramedical Sciences after introducing BS four-year programmes in more than ten specialties.

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2016-12-14/lahore/8384/55220

Balochistan

 

We will promote educational activities in collaboration with Jamia 

Balochistan: French Ambassador

French Ambassador has said that we will promote educational activities in province in collaboration with Jamia Balochistan.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-14-2016/quetta/page3.asp

 

Federal

 

EU urges Pakistani universities for more cooperation through 'Erasmus Plus'

The European Union (EU) has urged Pakistani universities for more cooperation through the European create more awareness about the opportunities of the Erasmus Plus offers for Pakistani universities.

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2016-12-14/lahore/8385/55251

http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201612/14/national.php

 

Pakistani wins medal in Int’l Science Olympiad

Six Pakistani students participated in the International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO) 2016, which was held in Bali, Indonesia from December 2-11. Out of the six students from Pakistan, Yusra Nadir was awarded a Bronze Medal in Experimental Design Competition, a news release issued here Tuesday said.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/pakistani-wins-medal-in-intl-science-olympiad/

http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/12-14-2016/page14.asp

 

CADD yet to appoint FDE DG

The Capital Administration and Development has not yet appointed the new Federal Directorate of Education director general even three days after the BPS-20 post fell vacant on the retirement of the incumbent, Dr Shahnaz Anjum Riaz.

Complete Story: http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/12-14-2016/page13.asp

 

IST awarded 3rd prize in world competition

It is a great honour that for the first time a university from Pakistan has won a podium place in Yousif Badri Civic Engagement International Competition.

Complete Story: http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/12-14-2016/page19.asp

 

CSS exam schedule for 2017 has been announced by FPSC

Federal Public Service Commission announced the schedule for 2017 CSS exam. Exams will be started from February 6.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2016-12-14/page-3

 

To provide education to every child is top priority of government

Federal Minister for Education and Skill Development Engr. Baligh ur Rehman has said that it’s the top priority of government to provide education to every child.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2016-12-14/page-3

 

Punjab

 

Govt. to decide on VCs appointments today

The Punjab government will decide on Wednesday (today) whether to challenge or implement the Lahore High Court’s decision of striking down the appointment of acting vice chancellors (VCs) at four public universities of the province and process for the induction of new incumbent.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=14_12_2016_002_004

 

GCU to help Chinese varsity set up Urdu dept.

The Government College University (GCU) on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding with the Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU) for the faculty and student exchange programmes.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=14_12_2016_178_005

http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-12-14/page-14/detail-7

http://e.thenews.com.pk/lahore/12-14-2016/page14.asp

 

15 schools in Kasur get toilet facilities

The Rural Community Development Society (RCDS) - a community based development organisation-- has constructed toilets in 15 schools (eight girls and seven boys' schools) as a pilot project in Kasur District.

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2016-12-14/lahore/8395/55281

http://e.thenews.com.pk/lahore/12-14-2016/page19.asp

 

Over 80pc pass BDS third Prof Exams

The University of Health Sciences (UHS) Tuesday announced the result BDS Third Professional annual examination 2016. According to details, a total of 655 candidates from 12 affiliated dental colleges appeared in the exam out of which 526 passed and 125 failed. The pass percentage remained 80.80.

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2016-12-14/lahore/8395/55288

 

BISE heads want exam duty compulsory for teachers

Perturbed over reluctance of school and college teachers to perform examination related duties, chairmen of all the nine Boards of Intermediated and Secondary Education (BISE) of Punjab have demanded the government make examination duties compulsory for school and college teachers.

Complete Story: http://e.thenews.com.pk/lahore/12-14-2016/page2.asp

 

More funds for education stressed

Punjab University Vice Chancellor Prof Dr. Mujahid Kamran while observing that schools and colleges are not being supported to the level which is required has called upon the government to spend money on education to resolve issues being face by the country.

Complete Story: http://e.thenews.com.pk/lahore/12-14-2016/page14.asp

http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-12-14/page-9/detail-17

 

Professors protest rally today

The Punjab Professors and Lecturers Association (PPLA) will hold rally against the Higher Education Department (HEC), Punjab, today.

Complete Story: http://e.thenews.com.pk/lahore/12-14-2016/page19.asp

 

Sindh

 

Reforms aimed at ensuring quality education, says Murad

Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that the provincial government is initiating educational reforms with the aim of achieving desired results towards ensuring quality education for future generations.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=14_12_2016_119_004

 

Asif Haider Shah likely to replace education secretary

While ending the unchecked and influenced era of the powerful secretary school education, Dr Fazaulullah Pechuho, the Sindh government is likely to appointment brother-in-law of Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah as the new secretary of the department, Daily Times has learnt.

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2016-12-14/lahore/8386/55231

 

Vacant posts in Edu Dept to be filled on merit: Mehtab

Sindh Minister for Education and Literacy Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar has said that all vacant positions in Education department will be filled on merit and for the purpose transparency will completely be maintained.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/vacant-posts-in-edu-dept-to-be-filled-on-merit-mehtab/

 

Pakistan has lot of potential in education sector: Mukhtar

Pakistan has a lot of potential in the realms of education and that our research work has been recognized at international level. This was stated by the Chairman of Higher Education Commission (HEC), Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed, says a statement here on Tuesday. He was speaking on “Higher Education in Pakistan: The way forward” at Sindh Madressatul Islam University (SMIU).

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/pakistan-has-lot-of-potential-in-education-sector-mukhtar/

 

JPMC, BMSI put on notice for alleged tampering with entrance test results

The Sindh High Court (SHC) has issued notices to officials of the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre, the Basic Medical Sciences Institute and others on a petition against alleged manipulation of entrance test results of MPhil in clinical pathology.

Complete Story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/171704-JPMC-BMSI-put-on-notice-for-alleged-tampering-with-entrance-test-results

 

Letters to the Editor

 

Adult literacy

http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2016-12-14/lahore/8389/55164