17 June 2015

National Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkwa


Students, teachers take to streets against Swat board

The teachers and students of private schools took to streets on Tuesday against the administration of Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education Swat for what they called declaring `bogus` results of secondary school certificate examinations.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=17_06_2015_183_002



KP govt to spend maximum ADP budget by fiscal year end

Provincial Finance Minister Muzaffar Said claimed that the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government was optimistic to spend the current development outlay by over 93% by the end of current financial year. “The govt increased the charge allowance of heads of primary, middle, high and higher secondary school teachers from Rs 40 to Rs 250, Rs 350, Rs 600 and Rs 750 rupees respectively.”

Complete story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-06-17/page-3/detail-0



Blocking renewal of Schofield's visa: Nisar accused of stabbing Chitralis in the back

The federal minister for interior Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan has been accused of stabbing in the back of Chitralis by blocking the renewal of Carey Schofield's visa, a British educationist, working for a local English-medium school and college in the district, on the request of his former teacher GD Langland, 97. 

Complete story: http://www.brecorder.com/general-news/172/1197288/


Swat varsity accused of depriving students of laptops

Several local students said here on Tuesday that they could not get laptops under the Prime Minister Laptop Scheme owing to the inefficiency of the administration of Swat University. They said that they were entitled to get laptops as they were studying in MSc final and needed laptops for their studies and research work. 

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=17_06_2015_182_007


Teachers seek removal of Chitral college principal

The teachers of Government College Chitral have demanded removal of the principal from the post for allegedly being too harsh to them. In an application addressed to the secretary higher education department, the teachers said that the principal, Masood Ahmed Khan, was a bad-tempered person who often used abusive language in routine discussions with staff members.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=17_06_2015_183_003


Granting motorcycles to assistant district officers

Provincial Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has granted motorcycles to assistant district education officers and Assistant sub divisional education officers.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/peshawar/2015-06-17/page-3


Governor for acquiring contemporary knowledge for success

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Sardar Mahtab Ahmad Khan spoke at the 19th convocation of the Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology here. He conferred degrees on 335 BS and 29 MS graduates and two PhD scholars.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=17_06_2015_182_009





Plight of refugees re-examined

Struggle for Change (SACH) put together a seminar on Monday to commemorate World Refugee Day in Khalabat Township, Haripur. Students of Abu Ayub Ansari Higher Secondary School and Rehman Public School put up plays to highlight the plight of those who have had to flee their homes and escape persecution or natural calamities. 

Complete story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/904837/hearth-less-plight-of-refugees-re-examined/




Taking support from CMH for medical Classes

CM Balochistan met with Surgeon General Lt. General Syed Muhammad Imran Majeed. Cm said that basic science faculty for Loralai and Khuzdar Medical colleges should be taken from CMH.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102908351&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20150617


Protest by student associations against Balochistan University

Student Association including BSO and BSF etc. are protesting today in front of Provincial Assembly. They are protesting against irregularities being committing at Balochistan University.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/06-17-2015/quetta/page2.asp




Governor managing educational institutions

Student action committee said that Governor Balochistan is handling main decision about educational institutions of Balochistan. They said that it is due some raciest association. They said that this is not fair with Balochi casts.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102908113&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20150617


Balochistan university progressing

Vice Chancellor Balochistan University said that government is providing latest opportunities to Balochistan University. Balochistan University is coming among top  Universities of the country.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/06-17-2015/quetta/page3.asp


Identifying ghost teachers

Government of Balochistan has identified eight ghost workers of education department and started investigations against all ghost education workers and teachers.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/06-17-2015/quetta/page7.asp


Complex for special education not retrieved

Due to ignorance of government officials, Complex for Special Education could not be operationalizing at Mastung. Complex started from previous government. Government is also not approving the postings for this complex.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/06-17-2015/quetta/page12.asp




Education and health on priority

Prime Minister AJk said that Education and Health are on priority of Government. He said that government has established three medical colleges and fiver universities at AJK.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-06-17&edition=ISL&id=1750326_15333050




Crackdown on seminaries fostering extremism difficult

Pakistan pledged to crack down on religious seminaries suspected of fostering extremism following a Taliban school massacre in December that left more than 130 children dead, but the move faces stiff resistance from conservatives. The plan also included proposals to keep a closer watch on the country’s 13,000 madrassas, 97 percent of which are privately run.

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-324104-Crackdown-on-seminaries-fostering-extremism-difficult


CADD fails to install cameras in schools, colleges

The capital’s schools running under the Federal Directorate of Education (FDE0 were still seeking the installation of security cameras as the Capital Administration & Development Division (CADD) has failed to fulfill its commitment.

Complete story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-06-17/page-13/detail-3



115 teachers promoted under CM package  

According to a notification issued by the Directorate of Education, 115 male teachers from Rawalpindi have been promoted to grade 15 and 16 under the Punjab Chief Minister Package.

Complete story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-06-17/page-13/detail-4


School curriculum in Pakistan distorts students’ perceptions on terrorism: report

A report commissioned by the US Institute of Peace claims that textbooks used in Pakistani government schools distort a student’s perceptions, limit their critical thinking skills and obscure the real causes of violence and terrorism in the country. The author of the report, “Education and Attitudes in Pakistan; Understanding Perceptions of Terrorism,” Madiha Afzal says that “Pakistan’s current educational system does not equip students to counter the prevailing problematic narrative in society and the media.”

Complete story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2015/06/16/national/school-curriculum-in-pakistan-distorts-students-perceptions-on-terrorism-report/


MIUC, RIS hold orientation and counseling session series in twin cities

Roots International Schools and a flagship project of Roots International Schools(RIS) Metropolitan International University College’s held two back to back Orientation and Counseling sessions in twin cities for briefing students about IGCSE, A-levels & Undergrad programmes offered by MIUC including University of London programmes, B.Sc, ACCA, LLB, FD, IFP & HND.

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-324189-MIUC-RIS-hold-orientation-and-counseling-session-series-in-twin-cities




SAARC states vow joint efforts to promote higher education

The heads of higher education commissions from eight member countries of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) on Tuesday decided to work together to achieve the common objective of socio-economic and leadership development in the region.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=17_06_2015_004_002






Housing shortage a major hurdle for students

Since its formation in 2010, the Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) has been unable to address most of the problems faced by the city, and affordable living spaces are no different. There are around 200,000 students at various grade levels in the city, while the number of student hostels is shrinking with each passing year. Only three out of six hostels are functioning on self-finance basis.

Complete story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/904882/dormitory-dilemmas-housing-shortage-a-major-hurdle-for-students/


FJWU new campus to open next year

The Fatima Jinnah Women University (FJWU) Vice-Chancellor Dr Samina Amin Qadir said the varsity would have a new campus operational on Chakri Road from next year. 

Complete story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/904866/women-varsity-fjwu-new-campus-to-open-next-year/



IIUI training programme for seminary teachers ends

A two-week long workshop on ‘Madrassah English Teachers’ Training,’ organised by the Institute of Professional Development (IPD) of the International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI) concluded.

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-324192-IIUI-training-programme-for-seminary-teachers-ends


NUST, IUB hold training workshop on 'Biomass Gasification Technologies'

The Centre for Advance Studies in Energy (CAS EN), NUST and the Islamia University of Bahawalpur (IUB) organised a training workshop on Biomass Gasification Technologies for SMEs and technology providers of Southern Punjab. The workshop was attended by more than 60 representatives of various SMEs, technology/ service providers, and educational institutes. 

Complete story: http://www.brecorder.com/general-news/172/1197307/


Urdu varsity VC submits resignation

The acting vice-chancellor of Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology (FUUAST) Dr Qaiser Zulfiqar has submitted his resignation with President Mamnoon Hussain. Hussain is the chancellor of the federally chartered university and has yet to take any action against the chaos and unrest in Karachi and Islamabad campuses brewing for the last year.

Complete story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/904877/way-out-urdu-varsity-vc-submits-resignation/



PAF Finishing School holds graduation ceremony

The graduation ceremony of the 38th batch of students of PAF Finishing School, Islamabad, was held at the Officers' Mess, Air Headquarters. Fatima Jinnah University Vice Chancellor Samina Amin Qadir was the chief guest on the occasion

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-324196-PAF-Finishing-School-holds-graduation-ceremony




COMSATS, World Academy of Sciences sign MoU

The Comsats Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad and The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) here on Tuesday signed an agreement to formalise cooperation between the two bodies in science diplomacy.

Complete story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/904894/science-diplomacy-comsats-world-academy-of-sciences-sign-mou/


Civil society protests over delay in APS terrorists’ arrest

Civil society on Tuesday staged a protest demonstration in front of the Parliament House over delay in arrest of terrorists, who attacked the Army Public School (APS), Peshawar.

Complete story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/national/17-Jun-2015/civil-society-protests-over-delay-in-aps-terrorists-arrest


Pakistan, Italy discuss trade, investment promotion issues

Pakistan School of Fashion Design (PSFD), an institute under Ministry of Commerce will sign MoU with a fashion school Polimoda of Italy on footwear designing and accessories.

Complete story: http://www.brecorder.com/top-news/108-pakistan-top-news/245923-pakistan-italy-discuss-trade-investment-promotion-issues.html



APS attack used as base for parallel judicial system: SC

Reacting to the military courts, the Supreme Court on Tuesday observed that a parallel judicial system was created in the country by making the Army Public School (APS) tragedy as its base.

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-13-38090-APS-attack-used-as-base-for-parallel-judicial-system-SC




PEF Issues 3 Lac Vouchers To Needy Kids In Punjab

Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) has arranged free school education of more than three lakh male and female deserving students in 1200 plus schools partnering under Education Voucher Scheme (EVS) across the province. This schooling has been arranged to facilitate all such kids to study in partner schools of choice in their areas. 

Complete story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=266672


‘Punjab spending highest on education’

Punjab Minister for Education Rana Mashhood Ahmed Khan said his government had allocated more fund for education than other provincial governments saying provision of quality education was the top priority of the Punjab government. Rana Mashhood further said the Punjab government had earmarked record 27 percent budget for education in financial year 2015-16 whereas KPK allocated 19.6 percent and Sindh 19.5 percent.

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-324149-Punjab-spending-highest-on-education







Education sector reforms having far-reaching effects: CM

Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that the entire nation is united for eliminating terrorism and extremism from the country. He said that Punjab government has taken revolutionary steps for the promotion of education which are unprecedented in the history of the country. He said that reforms in education sector are having far-reaching effects.

Complete story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-06-17/page-14/detail-7



Govt faces criticism for ‘ignoring’ health, education in Punjab budget

The debate on the annual provincial budget continued for the second day on Tuesday with the opposition benches heavily criticising the government for focusing on infrastructure development instead of education or health. Opening debate, PML-Q’s Ahmed Shah Khagga suggested revising policy as people in rural areas were against co-education.

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-324096-Govt-faces-criticism-for-ignoring-health-education-in-Punjab-budget




Honor to a student from Punjab College

A Student “ Afzal Ahmed” won an international award. See Sharp Corner shortlisted seven contestants including six Indian and one Pakistan. Afzal Ahmed chosen as topper.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-06-17&edition=ISL&id=1750226_46534483


SFE promoting “Parho Punjab Barho Punjab”

Society for Quality Education holds a meeting and discussed issues hindering the quality Education. They decided to promote the “Parho Punjab Barho Punjab”. They said that private school owns are agreed on providing all basic facilitates to their staff.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-06-17/page-9/detail-12


Material Development and teacher training Resource Center

Provincial Minister for Education inaugurated the material development resource center and teachers training resource center.  It is operationalized with GIZ financial support.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-06-17/page-12/detail-2


Govt striving to make youth stand on their feet

State Minister for Education Engineer Baligur Rehman said that the youth can be enabled to earn their livelihood by providing them with skills education while addressing a ceremony held for distribution certificates among students who completed different courses under the Prime Minister Youth Skill Development Programme.

Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/national/17-Jun-2015/govt-striving-to-make-youth-stand-on-their-feet



‘PU land not to be used for train project’

The Punjab government has given assurance to the Punjab University’s teachers that their housing society land would not be used for Metro Orange Line Train Project as some alternative piece of land is being acquired for the purpose.

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-324165-PU-land-not-to-be-used-for-train-project


Dozens of UAF students awarded PEEF scholarships

The volume of the Punjab Educational Endowment Fund, that was established with a seed money of Rs2 billion, has increased to over Rs13 billion, PEEF Disbursement Manager Nasir Subhani said on Tuesday.

He was speaking at a ceremony organised at the Iqbal Auditorium in connection with the award of PEEF scholarships to 125 postgraduate and 25 undergraduate University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) students for the academic year 2014-2015. 

Complete story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/904911/education-for-all-dozens-of-uaf-students-awarded-peef-scholarships/


Dozens come together at demonstrations against PMDC

Scores of doctors came together at a protest demonstration against the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council on Tuesday in the city. The demonstrators gathered near the main gate of the Punjab Medical College and staged a sit-in at the spot. Muhammad Ashraf of the Medical Teachers’ Association told journalists that the council had been “completely hijacked by the private colleges mafia.”

Complete story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/904919/up-in-arms-dozens-come-together-at-demonstrations-against-pmdc/


‘Only 8% students attend higher education in Pakistan’

Rector Virtual University of Pakistan Dr Naveed A Malik has said that even with the creation of Higher Education Commission and its struggles over a decade only eight percent students are able to attend higher educational institutions. He was addressing delegation of Education Reporters Association (ERA) hereon Tuesday at MA Jinnah Campus of VU.

Complete story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-06-17/page-14/detail-2


Kinnaird degree show features students artwork

The annual ‘Degree Show 2015’ of the Kinnaird College students has kicked off at Alhamra on Tuesday. National College of Arts (NCA) Textile Department Head Iram Zia Raja inaugurated the exhibition. 

Complete story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-06-17/page-14/detail-1



A seminar “Food Safety: Is Pakistan Eating Healthy?” was organised by University of Veterinary and Animals Sciences (UVAS), Department of Meat Science and Technology and the Department of Dairy Technology of the Lahore in collaboration with Australia Awards Pakistan and Australia Awards Alumni Network (AAAN) on Tuesday.

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-324153-Seminar


UVAS Organizes Seminar On Zakat Fund

The Office of University Advancement and Financial Aid of the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Lahore organised a seminar on Zkat Fund with the theme “Help the Helpless” here on Tuesday. 

Complete story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=266673


Prof A.H. Khayal is no more

Eminent essayist, author and academic Dr A H Khayal passed away in Lahore on Tuesday afternoon. He was 88. He left behind a widow, Prof Shamim Khayal, who retired as Lahore College for Women University`s English department chairperson, a son and a daughter.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=17_06_2015_002_004


PCB, F.C College Sign Mou For Cricket Development

Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board Shaharyar Khan and Rector Forman Christian College, Dr James A. Tebbe, signed a MOU, at a simple ceremony held at the College premisesMonday. This MOU is a part of PCB’s initiative on promoting cricket at educational institutions and providing scholarship to talented cricketers, to enhance their academic qualifications. 

Complete story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=266647





Massive Corruption Surfaces In Sindh

Massive corruption has prevailed in various public departments of Sindh Government of which Sindh Health Department, Sindh Education Department, Sindh Home Department and Sindh Finance Department were the epicenter. These public departments had inducted people on jobs while setting aside prescribed rules and regulations. The Personal Secretary of Sindh provincial Minister for Special education Muhammad Ali Khaskheli was involved in massive scale corruption amounting to millions of rupees.

Complete story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=266707



58-60% literacy is alarming

Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Dr. Hafeez Pasha said that it is alarming that out literacy rate is 58-60%. He said that after 18th constitutional amendment all provinces are autonomous to development plans.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/06-17-2015/karachi/pic.asp?picname=08_01.gif


USAID Working To Enhance Child Nutrition In Province

As part of the USAID-funded Sindh Basic Education Program (SBEP) — in partnership with the Sindh Education and Literacy Department — the Sindh Community Mobilization Program (CMP) is linking schools and health facilities to fight malnutrition. The CMP also trains parents to provide their children with healthy, balanced meals.

Complete story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=266662




76% not going to school

Provincial coordinator of ASER Pakistan Mumtaz Peerzada has said 24% kids of 3 to 5 years are enrolled in schools in the province while 76% do not go to school. He was speaking at a workshop held over education in rural areas of Sindh.

Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2015-06-17/page-13 


No relief camps should be at schools

Commissioner Sukkar had a meeting on relief activities in during floods in affected areas. He said that we should not make the relief camps at schools. He instructed to deputy commissioners to produce report on all private water banks.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-06-17&edition=KCH&id=1748836_17577363


‘Senate should play vital role in budget-making’

The Social and Economic Survey Report 2013-2014 showed that the literacy rate in the country has declined from 60 percent to 58 percent, speakers at a seminar held at the Applied Economics Research Centre (AERC), University of Karachi, on said Tuesday.

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-324132-Senate-should-play-vital-role-in-budget-making


Boys hostel at KU

The inauguration ceremony of a newly renovated federal boys hostel, University of Karachi, will be held on Wednesday

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=17_06_2015_118_004


IBA students get first aid training  

The University of Karachi’s Institute of Business Administration (IBA) students were trained on first aid and rescue skills by Jafaria Disaster Management Cell (JDC) on Tuesday.

Complete story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/sindh/17-Jun-2015/iba-students-get-first-aid-training


Students urged to look out for Mother Nature

Academia, research institutions and civil society on Tuesday urged students to take up the issues of climate change via their research. Speaking at the inauguration of National Climate Change Policy draft in Sindhi, organised by the federal government, Oxfam Novib and Research and Development Foundation (RDF), speakers advised universities to encourage young cadre to promote research initiative and help the government and policymakers through pointing out weaker points.

Complete story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/sindh/17-Jun-2015/students-urged-to-look-out-for-mother-nature




The KP budget

Amidst a boycott by three opposition parties, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government unveiled what it called a balanced annual budget of Rs487.9 billion for the next financial year. Education remains a key priority with a Rs97.54 billion allocation.

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-8-324073-The-KP-budget



Knowledge factories by Azeem Sarwar

Now day’s biggest factories of knowledge are working at western countries. It is also evident that university established at America to renowned terrorism as an art and knowledge.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/06-17-2015/lahore/pic.asp?picname=10_05.gif


Are we an equal opportunity state?

In a developing economy with high inflation, low GDP and over all miserable living conditions for the masses, the last thing we need is a level of high unemployment, yet that is exactly the hand we have been dealt. A better educated individual losing out to someone who is less educated due to “safarish” is all too common. We see further segmentation where a Public educated or private educated person applies for the same job and the public school educated person loses out on an opportunity which could have made his career. 

Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/lahore/17-Jun-2015/are-we-an-equal-opportunity-state


Letters to the Editor


Ilmi & Sitarey

Recently, the Sindh government has launched ‘Ilmi & Sitarey’ – a SMS service that can be used to highlight issues related to education in Sindh. Matters such as ghost teachers or ghost schools, etc, can now be brought to the notice of the authorities concerned through this service. 

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-11-324020-Ilmi-&-Sitarey


Seminaries’ issues  

Everybody is aware that it has been an uphill task for Pakistan to handle issues related to the mushroom growth of madaris (seminaries) since the US war in Afghanistan against the Soviet Union. In the wake of all these challenges, one would question the Punjab government’s plans to establish its own madaris with revised curriculum.

Complete story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/letters/17-Jun-2015/seminaries-issues


Education and democracy

Did democracy come to Europe before education? No, democracy and education are directly proportional to one another. I would like to make an appeal to all primary school teachers of Sindh: please, go to school and do your duty with honesty.

Complete story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/904743/education-and-democracy/

Regional Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


We never tolerate the right violation of the teachers, Prof. Fayaz

Peshawar: Principals & Professors Association President Prof. M. Fayaz demanded from the Chief Minister Pervaiz Khattak  & Governor Sardar Mehtab Ahmad Khan to give the due rights of schools & College teachers.

Complete story:  Daily Aaj, Peshawar, page #3


10 increase in the salary rejected by the Teachers Association & announced agitation

Peshawar: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Teachers Association rejects 10 increases in the KP budget and announced agitation. The budget is against our thinking.

Complete story:  Daily Masriq, Peshawar, page #3


A copy will be removed from the Malakand Board, Naeemullah

Swat: Malakand Educational Board Incharge Controller Examination Naeemullah Kahan visited the Dargai Examination Halls and given the briefing to the Media & said a copy will be removed from the Malakand Board. .

Complete story: http://www.akhbarekhyber.com/index.php?Issue=PEW&page=6&date=2015-06-17


FATA Adhoc Lecturers protest Rally & Protest sitting

Peshawar:  The Adhoc lecturers appointed in 2011 demanded from the provincial government for permanent cadre. Last day they arrange Protest Rally & Sitting in front of the Peshawar Press Club.

Complete story: http://www.naibaat.com.pk/Presentation/peshawar/Page02.aspx

Daily Surkhab, Peshawar, Page No.3

Daily Subah, Peshawar, Page No.3


Government High School Kaddi named the Martayred student Muhammad Muazzam

Swabi: Government High School Kaddi District Swabi named on the name of the Army Public School Peshawar martyred student Muhammad Muaazam. Now this school official name is Muhammad Muazam  Martyred.

Complete story:  Daily Awam-un-nas, Peshawar, Page No.8




For medical colleges, help should be taken from CMH

Quetta: CM Baluchistan said for commencement of classes in Loralai & Khuzdar Medical colleges, help should be taken from CMH to provide health and medical education to provide above mentioned areas.

Complete story: http://www.dailybaakhabar.com/


Pen, tool of success

Khuzdar: DC khuzdar said nations are touching the skies that made pen a tool for success. He said people keen interests in book fairs show people are still eager of knowledge.

Complete story: http://www.dailybaakhabar.com/category/page3/


NAB investigates 05 cases

Islamabad: NAB will investigate 05 cases including matter of education department Baluchistan. In 2010-11 education department misused developmental funds.

Complete story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/Multimedia/online_pages/current/page_8.html


Governor is responsible for deteriorated educational institutions

Quetta: BSAC said in statement after 18 amendment power of higher educational institutions in hands of forces is violation of law. Governor is responsible for deteriorated educational institutions in Baluchistan said by BSAC.

Complete story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/Multimedia/online_pages/current/page_8.html


Baluchistan University is providing modern education

Quetta: VC Baluchistan University said University is providing modern education to all students.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/06-17-2015/Quetta/page3.asp


Powers of educational institutions should get back from governor

Quetta: BSAC said after 18th amendment it is injustice to have powers of educational institutions in hands of Governor. Powers of educational institutions should get back from Governor to province.

Complete story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102908113&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20150617


Education and Jobs should be prioritized in budget

Quetta: HDP said Education and Jobs should be prioritized in budget 2015-16.

Complete story:  http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102908461&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20150617




15 Days Basic Teacher Training concludes in Rahim Yar Khan 

District Rahim Yar Khan:  A 15 days Basic Education Teachers Training concluded in Rahim Yar Khan.  The training was conducted by Basic Education Community Schools.  Syed Sibtain Naqvi, deputy director Basic Education Community Schools said that the purpose of the training was to enhance the capacities and performance of the teachers and 212 teachers have been trained so far.  

Complete Story: Daily Express, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No.9


Crackdown begins against unregistered private colleges

District Rahim Yar Khan: The CM Punjab has directed the Divisional Director Colleges to launch a crackdown against the unregistered private colleges.  This is being done on the demands of the Higher Education Punjab.

Complete Story: Daily Express, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No.9

Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No.8


KPK supersedes Punjab in the field of education

Peshawar: The report by a private institution has revealed that government of KPK has superseded the Punjab government in the field of education. Punjab has 52,000 government schools and 80,000 private schools, which shows lack of trust of the parents on the government schools.  KPK has 29000 government schools and 7000 private schools.  KPK has improved pay scales of the teachers to improve their financial crises.  KPK gives scale 12 to a primary teachers and Punjab gives scale 9. Seventy percent Punjab government schools lack basic facilities and 30 percent KPK schools lack basic facilities.  Punjab has 327,000 teachers in government schools and private schools have 500,000 teachers, whereas in KPK government schools have 125,000 teachers and private schools have 25,000 teachers.  

Complete Story: Daily Express, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No.8


The flaws of Education Department must be removed

District Rahim Yar Khan: Rana Azhar, EDO Education Rahim Yar Khan while addressing Pre DRC meeting said that flaws in the Education Department should be removed. 

Complete Story: Daily Express, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No.4


180 camel juke children equipped with education and skills 

District Rahim Yar Khan: Safdar Waraich, District Social Welfare Officer, while addressing a function for distribution of checks among the camel juke children who had returned from the UAE, said that every child is given RS.600/- per month and is given free education in the schools of Social Welfare Department and when a child gains the age of 18 years, the child is given a grant of RS.72000/- per head so that he could start his own business.

Complete Story: Daily Express, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No.9


Education Department keeps its eyes closed over opened schools and overcharging of fees

District Rahim Yar Khan: The private schools have refused to obey government orders for closing the schools and they are also overcharging fees from children.  The Education Department officials are keeping their eyes closed in this regards.  

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-06-17/page-3


20 male, female Madrassah students fainted due to perception of evil spirits

District Layyah: The madrassah Arabia Usmania is haunted, 3 students have died due to fall of the roof and 20 got fainted.  The children have reported of seeing evil spirits with big teeth and long hair.

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No.8


Student gangs open fire in two campuses of Islamia University

District Bahawalpur: A gang of goon students entered Abbasia Campus of Islamia University, snatched guns from the security guards, tortured the guards and opened fire in the air and the same gang did the same gang went to the Baghdad campus of the University and repeated the same thing.  Police filed a case and is conducting raids for the arrests of the culprits. 

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No.8


Teachers plan protest rallies in all districts

District Multan: The United Teachers Front plans to hold protest rallies for their demands in all districts during the month of Ramdan.

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No.8


Female Prep student raped, criminal arrested

District Layyah: A child, a prep student was raped by a loafer Mohammed Ali, who picked the child on her way home from school.  People around area hear cries of the child and informed the police, which arrested the criminal and filed the case.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-06-17/page-3




D.E.O did not appoint in office; teachers worried about their salaries

District Sanghar: The office of District Education Officer is without E.D.O. The Teachers are deprived of their salaries due to non availability of E.D.O in office.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130281094&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20150617



Agriculture University Students protested for Laptops

Hyderabad/ tando Jam: The Students of Sindh Agriculture University Tando Jam protested for laptops. They declared that their names were short listed by Higher Education Commission, but still they are not given laptops.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130281105&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20150617


Teacher protested for their salaries

District Ghotki: The NTS Test pass teachers from city kazi arif protested for their salaries. They gathered at college road and raised slogans. They declared that since 7 months their salaries were not issued and they were living difficult life.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130281255&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20150617



Sindhi Shagrid Tahreek protested against shortage of books and other facilities in Library

District Larkana: The Students of Sindhi Shagrid Tahreek protested against shortage of basic facilities of furniture, books and other facilities in their public library at taluka Dokri. They declared that students are not willing to attend library due to shortage of facilities.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130281316&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20150617



Sindh is backward in Education as compare to other provinces: Seminar

District Mirpur Khas: A seminar on Education was organized at District Mirpur khas where it as highlighted that sindh education is backwards as compare to other provinces of Pakistan. Only 24 percent students of rural areas attend schools, whereas 76 percent students do not go to schools. It was declared that district mirpur khas is on red line in education. There are 33 to 40 percent students whose learning level is weak, students of fifth class are unable to read and write.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2015-06-17/news/page2/1%20(11).htm


Budget Seminar at Sindh University Jamshoro

District Jamshoro: A Seminar on Education Budget was held at Sindh University jamshoro where number of social, educational, teachers and other attend it. It was highlighted in the seminar that Education is under corruption and it is being ruined. The budget is misused by Ministers, Secretary, Clerks and even teachers.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2015-06-17/news/page2/1%20(4).htm


College side Staff protested for salaries

District Khairpur Mirs: The Non-Teaching staff of College Side Sukkur protested for their salaries. They gathered before press club and declared that since four years their salaries are not issued. They demanded from government to take notice and issue their salary.

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Rally for funds for Sufi University

District Matiyari: Shah Latif Foundation organized a protest rally from Latif House to Shah Hussan By Pass for the funds of Sufi University Bhit Shah. The Protestants declared that Sufi University is not given attention for its funds and it is being kept backwards.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyibrat.com/beta/pages/jpp_17062015014927.jpg


Plan for grabbing funds of 27 Government Colleges

Karachi: Two and Half Coror rupees budget has been issued to 27 Government Colleges and the plan has been prepared for grabbing the budget through corruption. The plan has been made before ending of the year. The favorite Principals have been appointed in the colleges to grab that huge amount.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102908289&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20150617