18th August 2016

National Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Milestone: Container School in Lakki Marwat Inspected

The first-ever container school in Lakki Marwat was inspected by Elementary and Secondary Minister for Education Muhammad Atif Khan. Although the minister has given the green signal for the project, experts will now evaluate it. In 2016-17, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf-led provincial government has approved 200 smart schools. The first school has been set up in the shape of a container in Lakki Marwat.

Complete story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1164753/milestone-container-school-lakki-marwat-inspected/

Deadline Expires: UN Offices in University Town Likely To Be Sealed

As the deadline to vacate the residential area in University Town has expired, offices of international aid organizations, including United Nations International Children Fund (UNICEF), World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) and over a dozen health facilities are likely to be sealed.

Complete story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1164748/deadline-expires-un-offices-university-town-likely-sealed/


Pursue KP Education Model

The federation has adopted the model of education system put in place in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) as well as a stringent monitoring system in educational institutions in the federal capital. Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif has set up a monitoring team to oversee matters in 422 educational institutions operating under the federation. This team will unearth ghost schools and teachers in Islamabad. The monitoring team comprises 22 inspectors and is equipped with a state of the art transport system.

Complete story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/islamabad/18-Aug-16/pursue-kp-education-model


Students Given Scholarships, Cheques

182 students of Malakand University were awarded scholarships and cheques for financial assistance from Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal and the Higher Education Commission (HEC) in a simple ceremony held at the Vice Chancellor Office here. 122 students were given scholarships by Higher Education Commission (HEC) while ten students were awarded scholarships by SEAP. The ceremony was attended by Vice Chancellor University of Malakand, Prof. Dr. Johar Ali, Dean of Sciences Prof. Dr. Mir Alam, and Director Scholarships Dr. Arshad.

Complete story: http://pakobserver.net/students-given-scholarships-cheques/


3-Day ‘Dir Azadi Sports Mela’ Concludes

An educated youth is an asset to the nation and it is the need of the hour to establish more educational institutions to give better education to the youth, said Senior Minister Inayatullah Khan. He said this while addressing the concluding ceremony of the three-day 'Dir Azadi Sports Mela'.

Complete story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/pakistan/18-Aug-16/3-day-dir-azadi-sports-mela-concludes




No development without education

District development forum ceremony was organized under the BRSPPPR project in which different speakers presented their view on education. They said that the development of the country is impossible without education because only those nations of the world progress which give importance to education.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103694477&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20160818


Residential School will facilitate students better

Aghaz Raza said that due to the lack of a proper environment, students are being deterred from education. Residential schools will provide educational facilities to students, where students can continue their education journey in the best environment.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/08-18-2016/Quetta/page2.asp


Closure of Agriculture University is a hostile policy

Members of student federation Quetta said that the closure of Agriculture University is a hostile decision as it closes the doors of education for students.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/08-18-2016/Quetta/page2.asp


Announcement from Girls College Noshki

According to an announcement by the principal of Noshki Girls College, classes of second, third and fourth year have begun.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/08-18-2016/Quetta/page2.asp


Announcement from University of Balochistan

According to an announcement from Balochistan University, those students whose B.A. and BSc 2015 supplementary exam results were announced on 25 July 2016, are informed that the submission deadline for their admission form has been extended. They can submit their forms without late fees until 20th August 2016.

Completes story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103694508&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20160818


We are cooperating to end education backwardness, Commander Sidran

Commander Sidran lieutenant General Amir Riyaz visited the Quetta Institute of Medical Sciences yesterday. Brigadier Muhammad Aleem said that the college is providing quality education in the province. Commander Sidran said that the Pakistan Army is making every possible effort to increase the quality of education in the province.

Complete story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103694719&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20160818


Saub: Private schools students’ exams should not be taken by the Board

Balochistan Private School Foundation’s Provincial Vice President Abid Nasir has fully supported the press conference of the provincial president Muhammad Jaffer and has demanded that private school students’ exams should not be taken by the board.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/08-18-2016/quetta/page8.asp


Absence of teachers will not be accepted in any situation

District Education Officer Muhammad Musa has said that the absence of teachers will not be accepted in any situation, and teachers should fully focus on the education of the new generation.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/08-18-2016/quetta/page8.asp




Self-Schooled AJK Girl Gets Admission in Cambridge

“An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest,” said Benjamin Franklin, and this has come true for a Kashmir-based girl who managed to secure highest marks in the A-Levels and O-Levels English examination in Pakistan despite being ‘self-schooled.’ She is now preparing to pursue higher studies at Cambridge University. “I’ve educated myself since I was a child. Self-schooling is rooted in the concept of freedom and exploration,” Sandya Karamat Barlaas tells The Express Tribune.

Complete story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1164936/self-schooled-girl-gets-admission-cambridge-university/




FBISE Announces HSSC Annual 2016 Results; Girls Clinch top Positions

The Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (FBISE) on Wednesday announced the Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) results for 2016, in which girls clinched the most positions. Federal Education Minister Engr. Muhammad Baligh-ur-Rehman, while addressing the ceremony, said that our youth is a national asset. He appreciated the commendable efforts of FBISE for achieving this success by following the vision of the Prime Minister’s Youth Development Program.

Complete story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2016/08/18/city/islamabad/fbise-announces-hssc-annual-2016-results-girls-clinch-positions/



RIS Holds Nationwide Orientation, Counselling Session

Roots International Schools, an IB World School, conducted an International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program (IBPYP) orientation and counselling seminar at RIS campuses nationwide. The purpose of the orientation was to create awareness among parents and students about the IBPYP program.

Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/islamabad/18-Aug-2016/ris-holds-nationwide-orientation-counseling-session


Students can go to school without any fear

SHO Kashif Rana has said that parents must send their children to school without any fear of kidnapping, as heads of schools are taking proper security measures to ensure the safety of students.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2016-08-18/page-6


Distance Learning: AIOU to Make Postgraduate Courses Available Online

The Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) plans to make its postgraduate courses available online. This was said by the AIOU Vice-Chancellor Dr Shahid Siddiqui while inaugurating a workshop on Wednesday. Commonwealth of Learning, Canada, and the AIOU had organized the ICT-skill based workshop on capacity building of students and for the development of new courses through use of the latest technology.

Complete story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1164776/distance-learning-aiou-make-postgraduate-courses-available-online/


Uniform Syllabus and Fresh Recruitment of Teachers

Answering a question, the minister of state said fresh recruitment of teachers, particularly science teachers in educational institutions of the federal capital will soon be started. He said the issue of daily wages of teachers is also being addressed. Federal Education and Professional Trainings Minister Muhammad Baligh-ur-Rehman told the house that the provinces have agreed on formulation of basic uniform syllabus. Replying to a question, he said 12,304 non-formal basic education community schools are functioning across the country and about one million children are getting education in these schools.

Complete story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2016/08/18/city/islamabad/151-baitul-maal-offices-serving-poor-across-the-country/


Capital to Hire Teachers Soon

The State Minister for CADD, Tariq Fazal Chaudhry, has told the National Assembly (NA) that Islamabad was facing a shortage of science teachers due to the ban on recruitment of teachers but now the ban has been lifted by the PM and the recruitment process of teachers will be started soon. He said this while giving answers to questions from law makers in the NA during question hour on Wednesday.

Complete story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/islamabad/18-Aug-16/capital-to-hire-teachers-soon


Serena Hosts Bosnian Cultural Evening Fundraiser

Serena Hotels under its Cultural Diplomacy Initiative arranged a Bosnian Cultural Evening featuring musical performances by the Bosnian sibling duo Jasmina and Dzenana Sehanovic, to raise funds for the construction of the Pak-Bosnian School in Pind Dadan Khan Jhelum. Before the performance, Dr. Makarevic gave a presentation on the construction and progress of the school and showed the plans of the school.

Complete story: http://pakobserver.net/serena-hosts-bosnian-cultural-evening-fundraiser/


Higher Education: HEC to Get Over Rs90b, Says State Minister

At least Rs91 billion will be released to the Higher Education Commission (HEC) this year for promoting research activities and higher education in Pakistan. The State Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training Balighur Rehman apprised the National Assembly about the amount while answering several questions regarding the matter, on Wednesday.

Complete story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1164775/higher-education-hec-get-rs90b-says-state-minister/




Shortage of subject teachers

Due to the lack of coordination between the Education Department and colleges, the shortage of subject teachers yet not been resolved. The details of these empty seats have been demanded eighteen times in eight months.

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Daanish Schools are the Best Service Providers in Education: Tariq

Thirteen public sector schools handed over to the Daanish Schools Authority in the provincial metropolis will be developed as centres of excellence to provide quality education to intelligent but deserving students. Meanwhile, the employment-structure of school staff will remain fully secure.

Complete story: http://pakobserver.net/daanish-schools-are-best-service-providers-in-education-tariq/



Commencement of Classes in Girls School Basali

Government Girls School Basali has recently been granted the rank of higher secondary school and classes have been started. Four course groups are offered in the Girls College, which include ICS, Pre-Medical, Pre-Engineering and Arts group.

Complete story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103694961&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20160818


After the opening of education institutes, prices of books, copies and uniforms have been increased

With the opening of educational institutes after the end of summer holidays, the prices of books, copies, and school uniforms have been increased in the open market.

Complete story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103694910&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20160818


This LUMS Student Is Trying To Transform Lives through Education

Harbouring a dream since he was only 16, this young student from Lahore established an organization that aims to provide quality education to children from underprivileged schools. Dream to Education for All (DEFA) provides quality education to local low-cost private schools.

Complete story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1163513/lums-student-trying-transform-lives-education/


Consultation: Provincial Human Rights Strategy to Be Finalized By December

A consultation held on Wednesday to discuss a draft of a Provincial Strategy on Human Rights decided that the strategy should be finalized by December this year. The consultation was attended by officials from the Human Rights and Minority Affairs, Home, Prisons, Police, Law, Social Welfare, Education and Special Education Departments and the Provincial Commission on the Status of Women.

Complete story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1164773/consultation-provincial-human-rights-strategy-finalised-dec/


Vocational Training: Graduates Get Certificates

A ceremony was held at a private vocational training institution Wednesday to distribute certificates among graduates of a year-long training in fashion and textile design under the Prime Minister Hunarmand Program. National Vocational Training and Technical Education Commission (NAVTTC) Executive Director Zulfiqar Ahmad Cheema was the chief guest.

Complete story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1164913/vocational-training-graduates-get-certificates/


BSc Results announced

Punjab University Examination Department has announced the result of BSc Chemical Engineering 6th Semester 2015.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/08-18-2016/Lahore/pic.asp?picname=02_03.gif



Technical and Practical education is playing important role in ending unemployment

Head of National Vocational and Technical Training Commission Zulfiqar Ahmad has advised students to work hard in their professional life. He said that technical and practical education is playing a vital role in ending unemployment in the country.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/08-18-2016/Lahore/pic.asp?picname=02_03.gif


Initially 46.86 billion rupees allotted to Higher Education Department

Rana Muhammad Arshad has said that Government has allocated 46.86 billion rupees to the Higher Education Department during the current year.

Complete story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/metropolitan1/18-Aug-2016/430987


Promotion of Patriotism Among Youth Underscored for a Prosperous Pakistan

Speakers at a seminar stressed the need for instilling and promoting patriotism among the youth for a prosperous Pakistan. “Pakistan is our identity and the centre of all our hopes and aspirations. We must promote patriotism by sowing the seed of Pakistaniat among the youth.”

Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/national/18-Aug-2016/promotion-of-patriotism-among-youth-underscored-for-prosperous-pakistan




Opening of Child Labour School

Karachi: Former President Haji Mohammad Rafique of AL-Mustafa Welfare society conducted the opening of Child Labour School.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/08-18-2016/Karachi/pic.asp?picname=159555


Need to promote appreciation of teachers

Provincial education Minister Jam Mehtab has said giving teacher of the month awards for appreciating teachers is under consideration. This award will be given for good performance.

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Vascular Interventional Radiology in Dow University

Dow University has started Vascular Interventional Radiology for the treatment and diagnosis of liver cancer in its Ojha Campus. Due to this latest technology, operations and diagnosis of this ailment will be possible.

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ICCBS to Conduct Online Course on Basic Chinese Language

International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), University of Karachi (UoK) is going to conduct the successive online course entitled, "Basic Chinese Language Program-IV" from September 13. The course is being jointly organized by the Virtual Education Project Pakistan (VEPP) and the Chinese language experts at the Confucius Institute of Chinese Language, University of Karachi.

Complete story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/sindh/18-Aug-16/iccbs-to-conduct-online-course-on-basic-chinese-language




Government Mulls Teacher of the Month Award: Dahar

Sindh Minister for Education Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar has said that a proposal to give a “Teacher of the Month Award” for good performance in each district is under consideration. He said that the objective of the award is to encourage the teachers’ community.

Complete story: http://pakobserver.net/govt-mulls-teacher-of-the-month-award-dahar/


 BIEK Employees, Students Booked in 64 Cases

Tension between the Board of Intermediate Education Karachi (BIEK) and the Sindh’s Enquiries and Anti-Corruption Establishment may deepen after the registration of 64 cases against as many students and several board employees, said a top official on Wednesday. The provincial watchdog claimed to have found enough evidence from a laptop to trace the 64 cases of wrongdoings and malpractices at the BIEK. In a recent raid, the anti-corruption establishment officials had seized the laptop from a clerk at the board office, said Ghulam Qadir Thebo, chairman of the enquiries and anti-corruption establishment. He said the BIEK had denied access to their complete record, making it more suspicious.

Complete story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1278233/biek-employees-students-booked-in-64-cases


KDA chief gets powers to purchase new snorkel

The Sindh minister for local government has transferred the powers for purchasing a new snorkel for Karachi from Administrator KMC Laiq Ahmed to head of the Karachi Development Project, Naiz Somroo. It is pertinent to mention here that a few days ago the minister had cancelled the tender for purchase of snorkel and asked the concerned department to call the new tender inquiry in this regard.

Complete story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/sindh/18-Aug-16/kda-chief-gets-powers-to-purchase-new-snorkel




The Real Objectives of Education

In a TV Channel program “Naya Pakistan”, an important issue was discussed with reference to education. While discussing the topic, the participant teachers said that the real objectives of education remain confined to the class room. The host of the program pointed out that in the field of education one finds the biggest issue besides English is how to teach Pakistan Studies. Educators & the government’s policies have not been able to decide what should be the mode of education in our schools.

Complete story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2016/08/18/comment/the-real-objectives-of-education/


Regional Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


School construction completed, but classes not started

Swat: The educational emergency claims of the Provincial Government have totally failed. The Matta Swat Government Girl’s Primary School building has been ready for the past five years, but is still waiting to start the education process.

Complete Story: http://peshawar.ausaf.pk/?pg=2


Students forced to sit in the open air

Batagram: The building of the Government Primary School Brachar Batagram was destroyed in the 2005 earthquake, but has still not been reconstructed, due to which 220 students of the school are studying in the open air. The school has four posts for teachers, but only one teacher is performing his duty.

Complete Story:  Daily Surkhab, Peshawar, Page No.3


Government Degree College refuses to issue DMCs to girl students

Hangu: Parents and students protested against the refusal of the issuing of DMCs to the students of B.A and B.SC from the administration of the Government Girls Degree College Hangu. The principal closed the main gate of the college and has posted a notice on the notice board.

Complete Story:  Daily Subh, Peshawar, Page No.2


BISE Peshawar introduces an error-free machine for MCQ checking

Peshawar:  The Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) Peshawar has introduced an optical mark recognition (OMR) system. After the Agha Khan Board, this honor goes to the Peshawar Board that Peshawar is the second city in the country where it has been introduced successfully. Through this system, some 100,000 answer sheets can potentially be checked in 24 hours without errors.

Complete Story:  Daily Aaj, Peshawar, Page No.2


Federal Board Islamabad announces Intermediate Exam results

Islamabad: The Federal Board Islamabad announced Inter Examination results. According to the results, regular students’ results were 80.52% and 52.43% were of private candidates. 45247 students appeared in the exam and 36431 students passed.

Complete Story:  Akhbar-e-Khyber, Peshawar, Page No.8


Government’s desire to close door of education for the poor students: MSF

Peshawar: The Muslim Students Federation (N) meeting was held under the chair of the Provincial President Muslim Khan. The President said that the claim of the educational emergency by the government is fake and in reality they are trying to close the doors of education for poor students through their education policies.

Complete Story:  Mashriq, Peshawar, Page No.2




Demand for upgrade of school

Baghana: Jamiat Ulma-e-Islam Madani unit Baghana leader, Mr. Molana Hizbullah, along with others said in a statement that the new generation of Baghana is deprived of educational facilities and is saying goodbye to education due to poverty. They demanded that the concerned authorities upgrade High School Baghana to save the future of the public from destruction.

Complete story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/epaper/p6/story.php?param=hoghi.jpg


Closure of Zarai College hostel is enmity of education: JTI Nazriyati

District Quetta: JTI Nazriyati leaders condemned the closure of the Zarai College hostel and declares it a step against education. The government should not close the doors of education for students but should instead facilitate them. The college administration should foot the utility bills of the hostel instead of opting for closure.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/08-18-2016/Quetta/page2.asp


Balochistan has fallen prey to educational dilapidation: Dr. Aziz Sasoli

District Jafferabad: Jamiat leader and ex-senator Dr. Azizullah said that Balochistan is backward in the field of education field as compared to other provinces of Pakistan. The educational policy of Balochistan is not up to the mark. Alif Ailaan & BRSP also highlighted this issue in front of journalists. They said the UC cattle farm comprises 22 schools, while 3 are completely inactive and deprived of basic facilities. Dr. Azizullah requested the government to take initiatives on an immediate basis.

Complete story: Daily Qudrat Quetta, Page No: 06


Educational standard will be raised in Tehsil Bhaag: DDO

District Kachhi: The Deputy District Education officer Mr. Hafiz Ghoas Bus said that the educational standard will be raised in Tehsil Bhaag. He said the Government is utilizing all resources for educational development and prosperity.

Complete story: Daily Aazadi Quetta, Page No: 03


Khuzdar teachers have not salaries for the past three months: Jamil Ahmed

District Khuzdar: The President GTA Khuzdar Mr. Jamil Ahmed along with other members said in a joint statement that the government has declared 42 schools of Khuzdar as ghost schools even though teachers are working there. They said it is an education department tactic to not release teachers’ salaries.

Complete story: Daily Mashriq Quetta, Page No: 02




 Government and Private Schools at risk

District Rahim Yar Khan: Parents of students and local citizens have shared with the representative of Daily Pakistan news that government and private schools around the Thul Hamza-Liaqatpur are at risk due to a lack of proper security arrangements. They requested the higher authorities to take notice and ensure proper arrangements..

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2016-08-17/page-03       


Thousands of educators will be appointed every year in Punjab Province

District Dera Ghazi Khan: The Punjab Education Minister stated that 40,000 educators will be appointed every year in the Punjab Province, stating that billions of funds will be released to construct 36000 new class rooms. He also shared that scholarships for students for transport have been increased from 300 to 1000 Rupees.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2016-08-18/page-08   


Proposal to converted educational institutions into centers of excellence

District Lahore: During a meeting with principals, Mr. Tariq Mehmood MD-Chief Executive Officer Danish Schools Lahore stated that 13 educational institutions received from the Education Department will be developed as Centers of Excellence, where students will have better educational facilities and environment. 

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2016-08-18/page-02   


Student protest against suspension of teachers

District Rahim Yar Khan: As per the advice of the Chief Minister Punjab, the Provisional Education Minister Punjab visited a school and found poor cleanliness and lack of furniture. He ordered the dismissal of the Principal Zeb-un-Nisa.  Students of Model Girls High School-Khanpur protested against the suspension of teachers and demanded from the District Coordination Officer to take back the notices of suspension.

Complete Story: Daily Express, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No.07

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No.10

Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No.06


Combing operation will be conducted in populations around Schools

District Lahore: The Punjab Government has stated that a combing operation will be executed in the populations near to schools. The Internal Ministry also stated that the populations near schools will be searcged and each and every person will be examined and suspected people will be arrested. The school management instructed a check of all the bio data of chowkidars, security guards and teachers. In this operation, Counter Terrorism Department and Rangers will take part.

Complete Story: Daily Express, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No.01


District Coordination Officer instructs to collect all school councils

District Rahim Yar Khan: The District Coordination Officer instructed to culminate all the School Councils and new councils under the leadership of the Assistant Commissioner, keeping in view the fame and working of the nominated persons. During the meeting with District Monitoring and Education Officer DCO- Mr. Muhammad Capitan Zafar Iqbal shared that teachers can be good educators but they have less capacity as good mangers, which is the base of all issues.

 Complete Story: Daily Express, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No.09

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No.02


Poor quality material used in construction work of Girls Primary School

District Rajanpur: Local people protested against the vendor of Government Girls School Kot Janu and stated that this vendor is using poor quality material in the construction of the school. The vendor stated that he paid a 40% commission in advance to the officers of the Buildings Department so he will do his work his own way. People requested the District Coordination Officer to take notice.

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No.07


Poor security arrangements in Primary School

District Khanewal: The students of Government Primary School Jahaniya are at risk as the Head Master of the school appointed a student of only 10 years old as a volunteer Security Guard, instead of hiring a trained Security Guard. Local residents requested the higher authorities to take notice.

Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No.08




Teachers protest disconnecting of school electricity

Hyderabad: The Female Teachers of Government High School Madarsatul Nabat protested against the disconnecting of electricity of the school as it has caused difficulties for girls.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130424375&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20160818


Children deprived of School books

District Larkana: The Students of Government Saint Joseph High School Larkana have been deprived of free text books. The School Head Master has contacted the concerned authorities, but no response was issued.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130424472&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20160818


Protest against Education Officers

District Khairpur Mirs: The residents of Drib Mehar Shah held a protest against an Officer of the Education Department, on transferring a Primary School Teacher from the Masjid Primary School of the village.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2016-08-18/news/page2/1%20(2).htm


Students compelled to sit on the ground and study

District Ghotki: The students of Government High School Khan Garh have been compelled to sit on the ground due to the crumbling condition of the building and insufficient facilities. The higher authorities have been informed about the situation, but no attention was paid.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2016-08-18/news/page3/1%20(41).htm


Education lower staff protest

District larkana: The All Sindh Education Lower Staff Badah protested before the press club, demanding upgrades.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2016-08-18/news/page3/1%20(7).htm


More than 100 Schools dysfunctional in Taluka Bhriya City

District Naushehro Feroz: More than 100 Government Boys and Girls Schools are closed in Taluka Bhriya City, due to biometric verification of the teachers and their deputation to other schools. It is also reported that around 60 Schools are running without roofs and students have to face difficulties.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyibrat.com/beta/pages/jpp_18082016010152.jpg



Mehran University Employees protest

Jamshoro: The officer and other employees of Mehran University of Engineering and technology stood against the ineffective policy of the university to depute relatives on administrative posts, instead of deserving officers.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyibrat.com/beta/pages/jpp_18082016010152.jpg


Student and teachers of Sir Syed College protest for the release of electricity

Karachi: The teachers and students of Sir Syed College Nazimabad came out on the roads against K-Electric, demanding the restoration of electricity. K-Electric restored electricity on the application of Police.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103694410&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20160818


Thieves took away school objects

District KhairPur Mirs: Unidentified thieves broke locks and took away important records, projectors and other costly material from the Government Girls Sindhi Primary School Mehrabpur.

Complete Story: http://www.thekawish.com/beta/images/2016/Aug/18-08-2016/Page2/P2-12.htm