20 May 2015

National Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Children without education due to lack of schools

IBT report reveals that children who are completing primary are now leaving schools in various districts of KP. Every year almost 500 children do not continue on to middle schools because of lack of resources or availability of middle schools in the areas. 

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102858237&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20150520

No ethics teachers for non-Muslims in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa

While there are Islamiat teachers aplenty, the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa government has yet to appoint a single ethics teacher for non-Muslim students in the province. The existing civics handbook for the students mentions nothing about their religion.

Complete Story:http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201005200361&EN_ID=11201005200115&EMID=11201005200057

 

Education Expo by Jang Media Group draws crowds

“Restoring peace is not possible without educating the youth and this is reason that the government is spending huge funds on education, particularly in the tribal belt,” Governor Sardar Mahtab Ahmad Khan said while addressing as chief guest at the Education-Expo 2015 in Peshawar.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-319163-Education-Expo-by-Jang-Media-Group-draws-crowds

 

ICUP, Korean Varsity Ink MoU For Academic Coop

The Islamia College University, Peshawar (ICUP) and the Se Jong University of Seoul, Republic of South Korea have inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a long academic collaboration which will ensure students and faculty exchanges, mutual assistance in higher research projects and joint research endeavors.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=264318

 

JI warns Haripur varsity against violating merit

The Jamaat-i-Islami on Tuesday warned it would move the Peshawar High Court if the University of Haripur didn`t follow merit in the filling of its over 100 vacancies.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=20_05_2015_182_005

 

Drama undergone tremendous change in last decade

An All Pakistan Performing Arts Competition as held on Tuesday, the event was organised by the Cultural Dramatics and Entertainment Society of the Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology.

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Balochistan

 

Professors, lecturers hold protest

A large number of professors and lecturers of government colleges held a demonstration outside the Balochistan Assembly building here on Tuesday in protest against the government`s decision to suspend some of their colleagues.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=20_05_2015_005_010

 

Islamabad

 

Pervaiz sticks to his remarks on seminaries

Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Pervaiz Rashid Monday stood by his remarks he gave in Karachi, saying what he said was directed at those who had spread hatred, divided the nation and indulged in terrorism, and also targeted the JUI-F chief Fazlur Rehman.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-319165-Pervaiz-sticks-to-his-remarks-on-seminaries

 

Govt moves to control damage after madaris faux pas

Highlighting positive role of seminaries, Defence Minister Khawaja Asif on Tuesday said madaris were playing a conspicuous role in spreading religious education and literacy in the country. On a point of order in the National Assembly, he said there are around 22,000 to 28,000 madaris working in Pakistan and as per credible evidence only 300 to 400 were allegedly found directly or indirectly involved in terrorism.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-05-20/page-1/detail-7

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Real expenses of Education are more than estimated

Federal Education Minister attended “Seol Economic Forum for Sustainable Development” in South Korea. He said that Pakistan has more expenses of Education then estimated. He emphasized on financial support for education sector in Pakistan at the forum.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2015-05-20/page-3

 

Three held for selling drugs to school students

The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) has claimed to have arrested three members of a gang allegedly involved in supplying drugs in educational institutions in Rawalpindi and Islamabad.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=20_05_2015_003_005

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British education at Roots opened doors of success for students: Khadija

Roots Ivy International Schools, Pakistan, is a project of Khadija Mushtaq, who is a leading educationist and the youngest female in the history of Pakistan to receive the highest civil award ‘Tamgha-e-Imtiaz’ in the field of education by the president of Pakistan for her exceptional service, outstanding commitment and highest merit in the respective field.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-319153-British-education-at-Roots-opened-doors-of-success-for-students-Khadija

 

Fake degree scandal worries HEC

The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has called an internal meeting on Wednesday (today) to review the developing Axact scandal over the sale of false degrees and diplomas.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=20_05_2015_004_005

 

President for making IIUI a centre of excellence

President Mamnoon Hussain on Tuesday emphasised on making International Islamic University (IIUI) Islamabad, a center of excellence and urged for working with dedication to turn the university into one of the distinguished institutes in the world.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-05-20/page-2/detail-2

 

Fake degrees scam echoes in Senate

Senate Chairman Mian Raza Rabbani on Tuesday referred the issue of the issuance of thousands of fake degrees by a Karachi-based private firm to the concerned standing committee and called for furnishing a probe report in a month.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-13-37553-Fake-degrees-scam-echoes-in-Senate

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AIOU, San Jose State University hold joint academic session

The Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) and the San Jose State University, California (SJSU) on Tuesday held a joint academic session through online video conferencing. Academicians and students from both sides discussed communication advantages and barriers in development of a global society.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/islamabad/20-May-2015/aiou-san-jose-state-university-hold-joint-academic-session

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Seminar on blood donation held

The Blood Donor Club of Pir Mehr Ali Shah — Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR) in collaboration with Department of Biology/Zoology and office of Senior Tutor organised a seminar and poster competition in connection with ‘World Blood Donor Day’, here on Tuesday 

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-319150-Seminar-on-blood-donation-held

 

‘We Are All Mad Here’ showcases students artwork

An art exhibition, ‘We are all made here’, is being organised by Natasha Jozi is on display at the Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA). The exhibition introduced the work of the local art students in the form of new media, including heartening live performances, contemporary art and video pieces.

Complete Story:http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/islamabad/20-May-2015/we-are-all-mad-here-showcases-students-artwork

 

Punjab

 

Measures suggested for enrolling out-of-school children

Participants at a policy dialogue on education called for framing rules of business under the Punjab Free and Compulsory Education Act 2014 and their implementation in letter and spirit so that all out-of-school children may be enrolled.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=20_05_2015_177_013

 

Teachers meeting to evolve protest strategy

The central executive committee of the Muttahida Mahaz Asatiza Punjab will meet on Wednes day (today) to decide future course of action in the wake of the `cold` response of the government to their peaceful protest.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=20_05_2015_177_011 http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-05-20&edition=ISL&id=1704599_60174252

 

Geo-tagging of 14,000 seminaries complete

Inspector General of Punjab police Mushtaq Ahmad Sukhera has said the task of geo-tagging of all 14,000 seminaries in the province has been completed.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=20_05_2015_177_009

 

ISAPS reveals stats on unreliable schools buildings and vacant teachers’ posts

ISAPS had an advisory meeting during which their research fellow revealed that 127 schools have poor infrastructure. Almost 290 thousand children do not go to schools and there is lack of 2900 teachers.

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Action against schools for charging students for homework

Government announced schedule of summer vocations starting from 1 June 2015. In this regard, most of Secondary schools are charging the students for giving them homework for vacations. They are charging for photocopies of this homework task. Education Department decided to take action heads of such schools who are charging students for homework.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102857922&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20150520

 

Show cause to teacher’s leaders on protest

Education Department has issued show cause notice to teachers who are protesting against government at Rawalpindi Division. Department issued notice according to PEDA Act to 600 teachers.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102857473&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20150520

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Students disturbed from Urdu medium curriculum

Those students who were studying at English Medium Schools are now trying to adopt the Urdu medium curriculum. There not use to of this medium of instruction. Some of them have changed their school at Rawalpindi Division.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102857485&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20150520

 

Pilot project on English language by PEF

Punjab Education Foundation is launching their pilot project in six partner schools of Lahore. Project is to teach and learn in English language in the institutions.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-05-20/page-12/detail-3

 

Hate material in books has impacted entire generations

Panelists discussed on Tuesday the impact of hate material in textbooks on society at a conference by the National Commission for Justice and Peace on `Uprooting Religious Intolerance through Formal Education in Pakistan` They discussed a Supreme Court judgement of 2014 which is the very best reinterpretation of Article 20, which calls for religious freedom in Pakistan.

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Search for VCs of 10 varsities

Of 178 candidates shortlisted for interviews for 10 posts of Vice-Chancellors (VCs) in Punjab, 16 were called for re-interview on the last day leading to widespread speculations in the academic circles vis-à-vis the possible selection of VCs from among them.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-319114-Search-for-VCs-of-10-varsities

 

PU VC Urges Students To Set Targets

Punjab University Vice Chancellor Dr Mujahid Kamran addressed the inaugural session of 3-day professional training workshop at Hailey College of Commerce jointly organized by PU Career Counseling and Placement Centre (CCPC), Western Business School and Youth Impact here on Tuesday.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=264341

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Book reading stressed for journalism students

The University of South Asia’s (USA) media department organized a seminar on the topic “Art of Column Writing” at its main campus on Tuesday. Mass Communication Department Chairperson Mian Zulqurnain presided over the seminar, while faculty members Salman Ali, Amina Ahmed and Farah Batool and a large number of students participated in it. 

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-05-20/page-14/detail-5

 

VCs tenure may be doubled

A proposal to double the tenure of university vice chancellors in Punjab is on the cards, it is learnt.
Final decision on the plan is likely in a couple of weeks, sources in the Education Department said.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-05-20/page-14/detail-1

 

Ideological training for teachers

NPT’s Prof Dr Rafique Ahmad spoke at the Aiwan-e-Karkunan-i-Tahreek-i-Pakistan during 109th one-day ideological training workshop for teachers on Tuesday.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-05-20/page-14/detail-9

 

IIUI holds workshop on Islamic banking

Dr Tahir Mansoori, Vice President Higher Studies and Research, presided over a four-day training workshop on “Islamic Banking and Finance” organised by the Shariah Academy of IIUI which is being attended by more than 30 scholars hailing from different institutions of twin cities. 

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2015-05-20/page-14/detail-7

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Seminar On ‘Urban Safety And Resilience’ Organized By Department Of Sociology

A policy dialogue on “Urban safety and resilience” organized by the Department of Sociology, Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) in collaboration with Shehrsaaz, an organization for sustainable human settlements in Pakistan, was held. 

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=264325

 

French honour

French Ambassador Martine Dorance conferred the Order des Palmes Academiques on University of Agriculture Vice Chancellor Iqrar Ahmad Khan at a ceremony in the varsity’s old campus on Monday evening.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/889234/french-honour-order-des-palmes-academiques-for-uaf-vc/

 

TEVTA To Organize Job Fair At Expo Centre On 13th June

TEVTA will organize Job Fair at Expo Center Johar Town on 13th and 14th June, 2015. TEVTA as a part of its employment generation through skill development is arranging it to make a significant contribution towards developing a trained work-force in Punjab to get absorbed by the local industry. 

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=264339

 

Nursing schools to be upgraded

Adviser to Chief Minister Punjab on Health Kh. Salman Rafique has said the nurses are the backbone of healthcare delivery system and no healthcare system can operate without nurses. He also said the government would upgrade the status of nursing schools to the college level.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-319116-Nursing-schools-to-be-upgraded

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Sindh

 

`Plots against seminaries doomed to fail`

Senate Deputy Chairman Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haidery of the Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl has said that all conspiracies against seminaries were doomed to fail.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=20_05_2015_119_003

 

Educating the child labourers

Noor-e-Ilm School founder Sohail Khan addressed students of the Benazir Bhutto Shaheed University, Lyari, during the second session of the ‘I Am Karachi Talks’ on Tuesday.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/889098/educating-the-child-labourers-after-sparking-curiosity-in-children-sohail-khan-sets-up-school-for-them/

 

Contract and retiring employees expelled at FUUAST

New Vice Chancellor to FUUAST has expelled dozens of contract and those near to retirement employees. Beside this, a special committee established to deal with issuance of fake degrees.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/05-20-2015/karachi/pic.asp?picname=1823.gif

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http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2015-05-20/page-3

 

A high-level meeting on higher Education by council

A special council had a meeting on higher education where they identified that implementation of 18th amendments is not successful. They agreed on limiting the role of Federal Higher Education Commission.

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Electronic board is not working

Government of Sindh Granted Electronic Boards to some private institutions but they had not been in use for the past two years. Non-working boards are jammed because unused.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/05-20-2015/karachi/pic.asp?picname=13_01.gif

 

Fake Degree from Lassi vendor

Nowaday’s fake degree makers are available widely. They are selling the fake degrees in exchange for purchase of six glasses of Lassi. The participants are can have subjects in degrees of their own choice.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102858415&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20150520

 

FIA launches probe into fake degrees allegations

A day after the publication of a New York Times report against a Pakistani software company, the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) launched on Tuesday a probe into the alleged fake degrees scam, `raided` its offices in Islamabad and Karachi and asked its top management to appear before investigators on Wednesday.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=20_05_2015_001_002

http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-13-37542-FIA-raids-Axact-Karachi-HQ-no-record-taken

http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-13-37544-Axact-probe-suddenly-given-to-FIA-Corporate-Circle

http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-05-20/page-1/detail-8

http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2015/05/20/national/real-crackdown-on-fake-degree-factory/

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KU VC given additional charge of Fuuast

The vice chancellor of Karachi University, Prof Dr Muhammad Qaiser, has resumed additional charge of the vice chancellor of the Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology (Fuuast) from Tuesday.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-319111-KU-VC-given-additional-charge-of-Fuuast

 

I am under threat, believes Dr Shakeel Auj’s son

After two unidentified men broke his car’s rear windshield on Sunday, Dr Muhammad Hassan Auj, the son of the late Karachi University (KU) Islamic Studies dean Dr Shakeel Auj, who was shot dead in September last year, believes he is under threat.

Complete Story:http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201505200054&EN_ID=11201505200023&EMID=11201505200008

 

Constitution is open to change, seminar told

Secularism and the Constitution were discussed at a seminar organised by the Society for Secular Pakistan and the Women`s Action Forum at the Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology on Tuesday.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=20_05_2015_118_006

 

SSUET confers first PhD degree on Rabia Enam

Assistant Professor of Computer Engineering Department Dr Rabia N Enam is the first woman to receive a PhD degree from Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology (SSUET). 

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/sindh/20-May-2015/he-advised-graduates-to-always-pursue-a-positive-mode-and-think-in-terms-of-solutions

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Editorial/op-ed

 

Aik Alif’s declaration by Dr Qaisar Rashid

Inspired by the words of Punjabi Sufi poet Baba Bulleh Shah, Aik Alif is an art movement that aims to revive the forgotten cause of education in society. Aik Alif says that children of school age who are out of school and instead doing menial jobs in workshops and collecting garbage from industrial bins are the unwanted adjuncts — whether declared or not — of society.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-05-20/page-6/detail-3

 

Losing Dr Dean by Aisha Sarwari

Three things reflect the state of education in Pakistan and the respect it gets: Pakistan’s only Nobel laureate Dr Abdus Salam’s persecution; the bullet that was fired at child education activist Malala Yousufzai’s head and consequent attempts to discredit her, and lastly the Army Public School attack followed by security provisions that were no better than band aids stuck on schools to stop future attacks.

Complete Story:http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201505200004&EN_ID=11201505200001&EMID=11201505200001

 

Axacting questions

It all started with the New York Times dropping a bombshell on Monday, with a report claiming that Axact has been running the world’s largest fake degrees business.  It’s real business, claims the report, is to run an elaborate network of websites to provide fake degrees from fake universities that exist only on the internet. 

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-8-319084-Axacting-questions

 

Axact exposed

The company, Axact, sells fake degrees and diplomas through 370 websites, posing as legitimate American colleges and high schools. Yet, the pictures of the campuses are faked and the students and professors participating in the video testimonials merely actors. 

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-05-20/page-6/detail-0

 

Millions of Dollars earned through Fake Degree by AXACT by Tayyaba Zia Cheema

AXACT was operating a number of educational institutions and distributing the fake degrees. New York Times contacted websites managing by AXACT for their ownerships but their owners disowned that they have no linkages with AXACT.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-05-20/page-2/detail-11

 

Compulsory investigations against AXACT for Fake Degrees

New York Times reveals lack side of AXACT Company. They revealed that AXACT was issuing fake degrees to people. They made fake portfolios of world-renowned university and receiving millions of dollars. It is a big corruption case. It should be investigated deeply.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102858024&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20150520

 

Letters to the Editor

 

Threats to Dr Dean

Whenever any attempt is made to bring madressah education under any state regulation, there is always a hue and cry from these religious groups, and it is called interference in religious education.

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RAW vs our schools

In Pervez Hoodbhoy`s article `More lethal than RAW` , he thinks that RAW pinpricks are nothing compared to the brain damage that Pakistani schools, colleges and universities are doing.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=20_05_2015_009_009

 

Funding for IGCSE

The report `FDE needs funds to run O/A levels programme` (May 15) by Kashif Abassi rightly pointed that the programme is funding itself from the monthly fees of Rs 5,000 from students.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=20_05_2015_009_012

 

CMC results delayed

I and my fellow students took our final year examinations which were completed at the end of February. Since then we have been waiting for our results. 

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=20_05_2015_009_011

 

Bad image

The company has made tens of millions of dollars annually by allegedly offering diplomas and degrees online through hundreds of fictitious schools. Through this alleged act it has earned itself a bad image not only in Pakistan but all over the world as well.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-11-319029-Bad-image

 

Canteen Mafia

The Ministry of Education or Health should take some steps for the improvement of canteen management. There should be proper and foolproof system of checking the quality and cleanliness of canteens to see whether they are providing fresh food and are taking care of hygiene in their food or not.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=264361

Regional Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

 

Landi Kotal, Assistant Eduction Officer visited different schools

FATA: Landi Kotal:  On the special instruction the Assistant Agency Education Officer Jamrud Haji Khalil-ur-Rehman visited the different schools of the Landi Kotal. During the visit he inspected about the teachers attendance, school performance, cleanliness and the problems of the teachers.

Complete Story:  http://dailyaaj.com.pk/epaper/epaper-detail.php?image=MTE0NTUz

 

Education department high officials set E.M.I.S according to their desires

Peshawar: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Education department some high officials set the Education Management Information System according to their wells. Some information which affect the performance of the Department and show their actual position they do not want to include in it.

Complete Story:  http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102858096&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20150520

 

S.S.T teachers refused to perform the local government election duties

Peshawar: Urmarr Miyana SST teachers refused to perform the local government election duties. SST teachers announced during the meeting that they would knock the door of justice if their demand of up gradation not fulfill.

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

 

We never compromise on the development of the education, Muhammad Atif

Peshawar: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Education Atif Khan said we never compromise on the development of the education in the province.  We are using our education development budget with great swing and we will utilize our all efforts and resources for the development of the education in the province.

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

 

Syed Jameel Shah Murder, teachers hold protest

Nowshera: The murder of the Syed Jameel Shah son of Nowshera Educationist & Ex SDEO Syed Anwar Shah late was creating panic between the teachers of Nowshera and they hold great protest and this brutal act. On the other hand SHO Nihar Ali takes personal interest in this case and arrested three suspects involve in this case.

Complete Story:  http://www.akhbarekhyber.com/index.php?Issue=PEW&page=4&date=2015-05-20

 

We are determined to provide the basic facilities to the government schools: Zubair Khan

Charsadda: Under the Education Department Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Revolutionary manifesto we are trying to provide all basic facilities to the government schools & in this regard we started practical steps. These views shared by the ADEO planning Charsadda Zubair Khan on the visit of the GPS Saadat Abad and GPS Dosehra No.4. 

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

 

Anti Corruption department collected three girls schools particulars

Charsadda: Anti Corruption department collected three girls’ schools particulars their buildings are used for the residential purpose. The department of the Anti Corruption decided to take action against the culprits who using the officials buildings for their residential purposes.  

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

 

FATA students demanded construction of the University in FATA

FATA:  Fata Students Federation demanded to review the end of Cadet College Project in Fata & demanded jobs for the Fata youths during the Press Conference here in Peshawar Press Club. They said if their demands not accepted than they hold protest on roads.

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

 

Children Enrollment ceremony in Ghalanai Higher Secondary School

FATA: Mohmand Agency a ceremony of children enrollment was held in Ghalanai Higher Secondary School. Five thousand and five hundred children enrollment is our target. Until now 72% children are enrolled in the schools. These views shared by the Additional Political Agent Mohmand Abdul Hameed Khan and others on this occasion.

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

 

Balochistan

 

Positive government policies will improve the quality of education

Gawadar: Municipal committee chairman Abid Raheem said teachers should fulfill duties with honesty, government has allocated handsome budget for betterment of education in province. He said dilapidated conditions of schools and colleges are miserable.

Complete Story: Daily Aazadi, Quetta, Page No.3

 

Crises in province

Quetta: BNP leaders said government fails in giving relief to public in previous two years. Education system in province has reached to verge of destruction. Poverty, illiteracy and unemployment graph going high of Baluchistan.

Complete Story: Daily Aazadi, Quetta, Page No.1

 

Experienced registrar should be appointed in Lasbela University

Othal: In Lasbela University experienced and qualified registrar should be appointed for better progress and development of University.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/Multimedia/online_pages/current/page_2.html

 

Education is important for both men and women

Awaran: District chairman Haji Mir Naseer Ahmed said no one can deny importance of education. He said all available resources will be utilized for education betterment. 

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

 

For improvement of Education & Health sectors must work on an emergency basis

Quetta: DC Khuzdar said all running project of public development will be completed soon, he added for improvement of education and health sectors it is need of time to work on an emergency basis.

Complete Story: http://qudrat.com.pk/ePaper/quetta/2015-05-20/page-3

 

Notice should be taken against non-meritorious appointments

Quetta: Student organizations demanded for taking notice against non-meritorious appointments made in Baluchistan University.

Complete Story: Daily Jang, Quetta, Page No.02

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Ombudsman directed to complete work

Quetta: Provincial Ombudsman Baluchistan directed to B&R contractor to complete the unfinished work of school.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102857024&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20150520

 

Punjab

 

Punjab Government ordered to fix emergency gates in all Schools

District Rahim Yar Khan: According to resources due unnecessary construction in the surrounding of school students are facing numerous hurdles while no emergency way out exists in the school. So Government Punjab has passed an ordered to District Education Departments to fix emergency gates in all schools.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-05-20/page-8

 

Mostly Private Schools failed to provide quality education in Taranda Meer Khan.

District Rahim Yar Khan: Citizens demanded to CM Punjab to take notice for the mushroomed Private schools in Taranda Meer Khan. Students in that schools taught by non-qualified teachers and their future is at risk.

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

 

Govt Girls School without SST Physics and Maths, Students worried for their education 

District Jhang: Political and Social activist demanded to CM Punjab, DCO Jhang EDO Jhang to   take notice against the recruitment of 2015 SST Physics and Maths teachers as Govt Girls High School Peer Abdul Rehman Tehsil Siyal Pur already have SST Bio teachers. But this year again selection of SST Bio Teachers is not in the favor of students. 

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-05-20/page-11

 

Corruption in construction of School Buildings of UC Darkhast Jamal Khan

District Dera Ghazi Khan:  Local People protested and complaint that the contractor has used sub-standard material in the construction of Schools of said UC. They said that several times they have asked to constructor to use standardized material but he pays no attention to the matter and said that we are allowed from the sub engineers as we have paid commission. People of the area demanded to the authorities must take notice.

Complete Story:  Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No.3

 

Govt. arrange vehicle for the students of Govt. Girls High School Jhok Utra

District Dera Ghazi Khan: Dr. Malik Mazhar Mehmood (City President of PTI) shared in Press release that students of Govt Girls High School Jhok Utra Comes From far away areas and faced several difficulties in waiting at bus stop in hot summer season. He demanded to DCO Dera Ghazi Kahn to provide the transport facility for said School.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-05-20/page-11

 

Unlawful sources adopted to improve the result of schools.

District Muzafar Garh: Principal Rana Wakeel using illegal sources to improve the result of students by offering high amount to allow his students for cheating through mobiles and books. This criminal act is also a question mark on the stander of education system. Hard work and qualified students are suffering due to this corrupt stander.

Complete Story: Daily Naya Daur, Multan, Page No.8

 

Sindh

 

11 Schools closed; students compelled to work in fields

District Jamshoro: Students are compelled to work in the fields due to closure of Schools. 11 Schools of Union Council Bhan, Tilty, Boobak, Channa, Sehwan 1 and Sehwan 2 are closed. The SMC funds are not properly utilized and grabbed by the responsible officers. Most of the school buildings are under control of local landlords. Teachers of the Schools are on Visa and they are not willing to attend. On the other hand S.D.O Sehwan has ensured to restore closed schools.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130271489&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20150520

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Protest against damaged compound wall of High School

District Naushehro Feroz: JAAS and Citizens action committee protested in the city against damaged compound wall of Government Girls High School Pad Eden. They said it is damaged since 19 months and no one is ready to take notice of it. They demanded from Education Minister Mr. Nisar Ahmed Khuhro to take notice.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130271615&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20150520

 

Local influential occupied Middle School building

District Thatto: The building of government Middle School village Muhib Palijo is occupied by the local landlord. He is using it as his own sitting place and keeps field material it. The students are deprived of getting Education since 10 years. The Education officers are well aware of the condition of the school, but they are helpless before that landlord. The villagers have demanded from Sindh Education Minister and Secretary Education Mr. Fazal Ul Allah Pechuho to take notice and restore School building.

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Rally for admission in Schools

District Thatto:  A rally was organized by Children Global network Pakistan for the admission of children in the schools. They were having play cards in their hand and they said that parents should send their children to schools to get Education to root out illiteracy from the society.

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Library construction work did not complete; students roaming

District Sijawal: The District Municiple Committee Sijawal could not complete the construction work of Public Library since 4 years. The students are roaming in the hotels. On the other hand contractor said that construction work of library is completed.

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Inauguration of Computer lab in High School and Girls College

District Sijawal: Deputy Commissioner Sijawal Mr. Zubair Channa inaugurated the computer lab in Government Girls Degree College and Government High School Sijwal. The computers were donated by National Bank of Pakistan to the Schools. On the occasion Mr. Channa said that five schools of the district would be functioning under the supervision of Retired Teachers.

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Candidates continued protest for offer orders of Teaching posts

District Naushehro Feroz: The NTS pass Teachers from Moro city continued their protest for offer orders of teaching posts.

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Agriculture University Students continued protested against Hostel Provost

The Students of Sindh Agriculture University Tando Jam continued their protested before Press Club Hyderabad against the injustices of their Hostel Provost. They demanded for his removal, otherwise they would expand their protests.

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Urdu University fired more than 12 Teachers

Karachi: The management of Federal Urdu University Karachi has fired more than 12 Retired and Contract Teachers of the University.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102857363&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20150520

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Awards distributed among position holder students of Agriculture University

Tando Jam: The Position holder students of Animal Husbandry and veterinary Sciences of Final year have been awarded with prizes. On the occasion Vice Chancellor of the University Mr. Mujeeb Ul Din Sahrai said that we have to compete with the 21st Century Research and Techniques in the field of Education.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102857172&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20150520

 

School Electronic Boards out of order

Karachi: Sindh Education Department had bought Electronic Boards for Sindhi Colleges and Schools, but they were not used and kept for the years. They have become out of orders due to keeping them without use.

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