25 November 2015

National Press:


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Nowshera teacher sacked, another sent on forced retirement

The district education department terminated the services of a teacher and sent another on a forced retirement while an enquiry against four others was underway, sources said. The sources said that District Education Officer (DEO) Nisar Muhammad Khan constituted a committee after receiving complaints to probe the allegations leveled against six teachers.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-7-353351-Nowshera-teacher-sacked-another-sent-on-forced-retirement


Children out in the cold after quake rocks education up north

Ishtiaq Khalid is having a snow day, forced to stay home from his school in Shangla due to inclement weather ─ but unlike most 12-year-olds, he is not happy about it.

Last month a powerful earthquake destroyed 200 schools and damaged hundreds more in the northwest region, including Ishtiaq’s, leaving thousands of shivering children to study without shelter under wintry skies.

Complete Story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2015/11/24/national/children-out-in-the-cold-after-quake-rocks-education-up-north/


Blood Donation Camps

Frontier Foundation arranged blood donation camps in Science Superior College, Abdul Wali Khan University, Govt. Degree College Naagman to collect blood for Thalassemia, hemophilia and other diseased patients. Teachers and students both donated blood with humanitarian spirit.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103194681&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20151125


IJT’s Education Referendum

IJT conducted a referendum for a unanimous education system. 98% students cast their vote in favor of a uniform education system with unanimous curriculum and language. While addressing the participants of the referendum, Provincial Nazim, Shah Zaman stressed that IJT had been struggling for the cause of education ever since its inception. Organizers were of the view that the referendum was an open letter to the ruling class.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103194706&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20151125








Operation cleanup against ghost schools

KP’s Minister for Education and Energy, Atif Khan stated that unlike the previous governments, the PTI led government would not construct new schools driven by political motives. Rather, it will make schools based on need assessment. He further added that he had given categorical directives to launch clean up operation against ghost schools.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103194125&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20151125


Book Fair at Mohmand Girls College

The National Book Foundation arranged a book fair at the Ekkaghund Girls’ Degree College here to develop book reading among FATA girls. Speaking on the occasion, Naveed Akbar, assistant political agent, said that knowledge and learning increased by reading books.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=25_11_2015_181_008




RET teachers protest non-payment of salaries

Jammu and Kashmir Rehbar-e-taleem teacher forum on Tuesday held strong protest against the non- payment of salaries and urged the government to fulfill their demands.

Complete Story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201511/25/kashmir.php




Champions of educational emergency violated merit

According to a press release of Pashtun Students Federation, the pseudo champions of education emergency have actually violated merit and have infringed upon the rights of hardworking students by granting admissions based on nepotism. PSF stressed that transparency should be ensured in all educational institutes.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103193760&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20151125



Balochistan Government is focusing on quality of education

MPA Manzoor Kakar stated that in order to address the challenges of 21st century, the Balochistan government has diverted its special focus towards the improvement of quality of education.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-25-2015/Quetta/page2.asp


Barriers in construction of Chakar Khan University

Junaid Baloch of Baloch Students Federation stated that even after its approval, the construction work of Mir Chakar Khan University is being delayed owing to the negative propaganda of a particular ethnic group.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-25-2015/Quetta/page2.asp


Struggle for rights of teachers will continue

President of Balochistan Govt. Teachers Association, Muhammad Nawaz Jatak said that the association is a representative forum for the teachers. GTA has made sacrifices for the protection of the rights of teachers since its inception and will continue to do so.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103193692&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20151125




PMDC ties registration of graduates from Cuba to a condition

The management committee of PMDC has decided to issue full registration to Cuban graduates for one year, subject to provision of an affidavit, says a press release issued Tuesdayby the Ministry of Health Services.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-353353-PMDC-ties-registration-of-graduates-from-Cuba-to-a-condition





HEC toothless against institutions not meeting criteria, Admits Dr Mukhtar Ahmad
The Higher Education Commission (HEC) on Tuesday expressed its helplessness against institutions violating regulations or not meeting standards. HEC Chairperson Dr Mukhtar Ahmed told the Senate Standing Committee on Federal Education and Professional Training on Tuesday that the commission had no legal backing to implement its regulations.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/997676/regulating-higher-education-hec-toothless-against-institutions-not-meeting-criteria-admits-dr-mukhtar-ahmed/


AIOU allocates Rs.15m for scholarship

Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has allocated Rs15 million from its annual budget to provide scholarships for deserving students. While addressing regional directors' conference in Abbotabad, Vice Chancellor Dr Shahid Siddiqui said that the scholarships will be available for nine different schemes to accommodate people from less-developed regions of the country.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-11-25/page-13/detail-6



Goethe Institute director visits RIS

Stefan Winkler, Director of Goethe Institute Pakistan, and PASCH Coordinator at Goethe Institute Ms. Naurin Zaki visited Roots International School, Wellington Campus, here.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-353363-Goethe-Institute-director-visits-RIS


HEC not to compromise on quality of education

Higher Education Commission (HEC) is striving hard to improve quality of education and would not compromise on it with the educational institutions in the country. Dr Mukhtar, HEC chairman highlighting the problems being faced by country’s education system said that two major problems of the higher education of Pakistan which were quality of education and good governance in the educational institutions.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-353364-HEC-not-to-compromise-on-quality-of-education


Essay-writing contest held at Viqar-un-Nisa College

In connection with 'Anti-Corruption Week,' as per instructions of NAB, an essay-writing competition was held at Government Viqar-un-Nisa Postgraduate College for Women, under the supervision of English and Urdu departments.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-353365-Essay-writing-contest-held-at-Viqar-un-Nisa-College


Student council members awarded badges, sashes

Beaconhouse School System, girls branch F-11, arranged an investiture ceremony to award badges and sashes to the elected members of the student council.
Thirty-seven students from various sections were awarded the titles who would assist the school management in arranging various curriculum and extra-curriculum activities in the school throughout the academic year, says a press release issued here.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/islamabad/25-Nov-2015/student-council-members-awarded-badges-sashes


NTC to be made operational by DEC 31

The HEC on Tuesday informed the senate standing committee on federal education and professional training that National Technology Council, a body to regulate technology education, will be made operational by Dec 31.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=25_11_2015_153_004


9th day of protest by daily wage workers

Daily wagers of model colleges continued their protest for the 9th day despite court’s orders of regularization and disbursal of salaries. The protesters demanded from the federal government to ensure the regularization and payment of salaries.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103195155&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20151125


Result of Matriculation Supplementary Exam

The result of supplementary exam of matriculation will be announced by FBISE tomorrow. Students can also inquire their result through SMS service. To avail themselves of the SMS service, they will have to send an SMS to 5050. They will have to write Roll Number <> FB in the message.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-25-2015/pindi/page2.asp




New Girls Hostels in Islamic University

The foundation stone for the construction of 3 new girls’ hostels in IIUI has been laid. With the construction of these new hostels, 1300 additional girls would be able to avail the facility of hostel in university campus. Dr Abdullah Turkey, General Secretary OIC, was the chief guest on the inaugural session.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-11-25&edition=ISL&id=2004641_35860157


Polio Card mandatory for admission to school

Standing Committee has approved the bill for compulsory vaccination of health workers. The Committee has made it mandatory to produce polio certificate at the time of admission to school.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103195501&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20151125


Students of Haripur University visit AIWAN-I-QUAID

A 40-member delegation comprising students of Islamic and Religious Studies Department, University of Haripur visited the Aiwan-i-Quaid, today. The delegation on study visit to Islamabad was led by Head of Department, Prof. Dr. Abdul Mohmail.

Complete Story; http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=280248




Shahbaz stresses quality education

Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif presided over a meeting here on Tuesday which decided to take immediate and comprehensive measures for the promotion of quality education in schools and training of teachers on modern lines. Speaking on the occasion, Shahbaz Sharif said that quality education depended on modern training of teachers.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-353317-Shahbaz-stresses-quality-education




Roll-out at CPSP regional center on 28th

College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP) has been the regional training center of American Heart Association (AHA) in Pakistan for many years. American Heart Association has honored CPSP with an international event occurring on 28th of November 2015 all over the world and in CPSP regional center, Lahore with online uplink from USA.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-353325-Roll-out-at-CPSP-regional-centre-on-28th



Punjab plans schools’ well-being with Rs210m

The Punjab government has released a budget of Rs210 million for the provision of furniture and other missing facilities in as 1,000 government schools in Gujranwala Division.
According to the senior officials, the government has released Rs51 million for Sialkot district, Rs28 million for Narowal district, Rs50 million for Gujrat district, Rs27 million for Mandi Bahauddin district, Rs15 million for Hafizabad district and Rs55 million for Gujranwala district for the purpose. 

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/national/25-Nov-2015/punjab-plans-schools-wellbeing-with-rs210m


Teachers claim dept. denying allowance despite eligibility

The local educational department has not been paying additional allowance of Rs5,000 every month to teacher who have a degree equivalent to MPhil, in violation of provincial government’s  policy despite the teachers raising issue before the authorities concerned.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=25_11_2015_178_007


PTB restrained from publishing school text books

Chief Justice Lahore High Court (LHC)  Ijazul Ahsan on Tuesday, while hearing a petition against mistakes in books, restrained the Punjab Textbook Board (PTB) from publishing the textbooks of primary to matriculation classes. The chief justice said that it was evident that PTB was working irresponsibly.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-11-25/page-14/detail-9


Muslims paying high cost of ignorance: VC

Punjab University Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran has said the Muslims are paying high cost of ignorance and lack of knowledge and genocide of the Muslims is going on. He was addressing in a session of Pakistan’s biggest three-day conference on education titled “International Conference on Research in Education (ICORE 2015)” organized by Institute of Education & Research (IER) at Faisal Auditorium. 

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=280214



Shahbaz Sharif perturbed over delay in setup of solar panels in schools

CM Punjab has expressed his displeasure over the unjustifiable delay in fixture of solar panels in the schools. He was chairing a meeting the agenda of which was improvement in quality of education and modernized training of the teachers.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103195497&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20151125


Categorization of schools for private school fee regulation policy

Rana Mashood chaired a meeting of Parents Action Committee and Private Schools Association. The purpose of the meeting was to reach a criterion for allowing the schools to raise fees through mutual consensus. A consensus was made upon the suggestion that private schools would be categorized and they could raise the fees according to their respective categories.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103195315&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20151125





BEEF’s delegate visits PEEF

Six member delegate of Balochistan Education Endowment Fund carried out a two days visit of Punjab Education Endowment Fund. The purpose of visit was to have a better comprehension of the PEEF’s mode of action and implement it in Balochistan.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-11-25/page-12/detail-12


UVAS Patoki campus celebrates the Fish Farming Day

Department of Fisheries and Aqua-culture celebrated the Fish Farming Day in UVAS Patoki Campus. A walk and a seminar were organized on the day with the purpose of promoting Fish farming culture in Pakistan.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-11-25/page-12/detail-13


Future of Pakistan relies on skillful engineers

A two day engineering conference was arranged by UMT in a local hotel. Faculty members of renowned engineering universities attended the conference. Rector UMT, Dr Sohaib Hassan Murad and Chairman PEC, Javed Saleem Qureshi inaugurated the conference. They opined that that future of Pakistan relied on skillful engineers.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-11-25/page-12/detail-2


Teachers play a vital role in nation building

Teachers should deepen their understanding of the personality traits of Quaid e Azam and should inculcate them in their students. Only then, the teachers could play their due role in the process of nation building. These views were expressed by Vice Chairman of Nazria e Pakistan Trust, Dr. Rafiq Ahmed on the occasion of 114th ideological workshop of NPT.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-11-25/page-2/detail-2


Pakistan Awareness Program

Teachers and students of local schools and colleges visited the Workers Convention of Nazria-e-Pakistan Trust, Shaharah-e-Quaid-e-Azam. The visit was carried out as a part of the Pakistan Awareness Program of NPT.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-11-25/page-2/detail-1


6 canteens of UET sealed due to unhygienic environment

Punjab Food Authority sealed 6 cafeterias of UET on account of unhygienic environment and presence of rats.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-25-2015/lahore/pic.asp?picname=02_17.gif


Convocation of Punjab University Oriental College

2nd convocation of Punjab University Oriental College will be held today. Dr. Mujahid Kamran will be the chief guest on the occasion.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-11-25&edition=LHR&id=2005332_92233075


UMT annual convocation on 3rd December

The 11th Annual Convocation of the University of Management and Technology (UMT) will be held on Thursday, 3rd December, at Johar Town Campus. The participants who have completed their academic career successfully would be conferred upon MA, Msc, BBA, MBA, MS, Mphil and PhD degrees. The convocation rehearsal would be held on Friday, 2nd December, a day before the actual event. Taking part in the rehearsal has been made mandatory for all the participants. 

Complete Story: http://www.ilmkidunya.com/edunews/umt-annual-convocation-on-3rd-december-10388.aspx




OUP organizes symposium for teachers  

As a part of its ongoing support to education and good teaching practices, Oxford University Press (OUP) organized two symposiums for schoolteachers on 'Teaching 21st Century Skills'. Conducted by OUP authors and trainers from Pakistan and United Kingdom, the objective was to effectively address the current learning needs of students and the pedagogical challenges faced by teachers. Around 184 teachers from 23 cities across Pakistan attended the two separate events, which provided the participants and trainers a valuable platform to share ideas, experiences and best teaching practices.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-11-25/page-3/detail-3


DUHS acting VC’s posting

The SHC issued notices to Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS), advocate general and others on a petition against appointment of Prof Dr Masood Hameed as acting-vice chancellor (VC) of the DUHS. The Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) had assailed the Sindh Governor’s decision to appoint Prof Dr Masood Hameed as the acting VC for the fourth consecutive time, for the appointment being against the Sindh Universities Laws (Amendment) Act, 2013.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-353313-DUHS-acting-VCs-posting


KU, Academy of Sciences Tajikistan sign MoU

International Centre for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS) - University of Karachi and Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tajikistan (ASRT) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The main objective of the MoU is to cooperate and develop activities related to the fields of natural products, medicinal plant chemistry, pharmacology of herbal medicine, drug delivery system, and others. 

Complete Story: http://www.brecorder.com/general-news/172/1249816/




City school launches the smart college venture

The City School, one of the largest private school networks in Pakistan with 195 schools in 54 cities and an international presence in six countries, announced the launch of its latest venture ‘The SmartCollege.’ The franchise-based network of colleges will provide educational opportunities to the middle income strata of society. This new endeavour stems from the extremely successful franchise network ‘The Smart School’, initiated by the company in 2012. 

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=280280


Aku-eb hosts high achievers awards ceremony

One hundred and fifty-six students including position holders from cities across Pakistan were recognized for their outstanding performance in the Secondary School Certificate and Higher Secondary School Certificate examinations, held by the Aga Khan University Examination Board, at a high achievers award ceremony in Karachi Tuesday.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=280281



The Smart Colleges Project will start in Karachi

The City Schools Group has been rendering its services in the field of education for last 38 years. It has 193 branches in all over Pakistan. it stated ‘the smart school program’ in 2013. That program showed positive response. 50000 students are getting education in ‘the smart schools’. Now, the group has decided to launch its new project of The Smart Colleges. The college project will start in Karachi.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103194174&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20151125


Japan’s support for education

Director of Japan Information and Cultural Center Karachi called on VC Sindh University, Dr Abida Tahirani. It was agreed upon that Japanese government would support the education sector. A network would be built to introduce on-line learning courses.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2015-11-25/page-2


Results of Intermediate Part-I

Higher Secondary Board has declared the results of intermediate Part-1 annual exams 2015. For now, results of engineering and general science group have been announced while the results for regular commerce group will be announced soon. The passing ratio increased by 3% as compared to the last year.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103194188&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20151125





Performance of Agha Khan Board is exemplary, says Dr. Ishrat Hussain

Rector IBA, Dr. Ishrat Hussain has commended the efforts of Agha Khan University Examination Board. He said that the board was providing quality education to its students.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-25-2015/karachi/page13.asp#




Reducing expenditure on education by Abdul Waris

In the rural areas of all the provinces, more than half of children do not go to schools for various reasons that range from the unwillingness of their parents, non-availability of government schools, lack of proper institutional infrastructure to forced child labor. Educated and productive workforce is considered to be the most significant asset a nation can have in the modern era.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-11-25/page-7/detail-0


11th International Book Festival by Abdul Karim Bhanwria

Conspiracies and aggression of the enemy are not needed to push us back to the Stone Age. Our disenchantment towards book reading is sufficient for our own demise.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-25-2015/lahore/pic.asp?picname=10_10.gif


Letters to Editor


Attending university in tents
Jahanzeb College, Swat, a postgraduate government institution, is one of the leading institutions of the area. It was built by Mian Gul Abdul Haq Jahanzeb in 1952 and thousands of students of Swat dream to attend this college.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/997586/attending-university-in-tents/


Poor condition of educational institutes

More than 500 colleges are facing multi-dimensional issues. In almost 100 colleges, no principal is appointed.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-25-2015/lahore/pic.asp?picname=10_11.gif

Regional Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Tehsil Nazim’s surprise visit to Primary School Aba Khel

Nowshera: Following public complaints, Tehsil Nazim Nowshera Razaullah Khan, made a surprise visit to Government Primary School Aba Khel and halted the construction work in progress on account of usage of substandard material. 
Complete Story:  http://www.dailymashriq.com.pk/index.php?edition=&date=&page=4&type=


Necessary steps being taken to resolve problems of educational institutions: Sajjad Ahmad

Mardan:  Education campaign Alif Ailaan arranged an All Parties Educational Conference in Tehsil Mardan. Tehsil Nazim Mr. Muhammad Ayub, Tehsil Naib-Nazim Mushtaq Khan and all tehsil councilors participated in the conference. Alif Ailaan’s Network Coordinator, Mr. Sajjad Ahmad, briefed about the objectives of the conference and stressed the role of tehsil councilors in the resolution of educational issues. 

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


Mutahida Tulaba Mahaz protest for college building

Mardan: Mutahida Tulaba Mahaz held protests against the non-availability of college building. The leaders of MTM urged the provincial government to start BA & BSc classes again and to make the college building available for doing so.

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


Government Primary School Building Kotla Feelbanan in dangerous condition

Peshawar: The condition of the building of the government Primary school Kotla Feelbanan has become life threatening following the recent earthquake. Locals have urged the government to take notice of the situation.
Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103194695&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20151125 


1 teacher for 250 female students

Jahangira:  The General Councilor Mr. Jahangira Zubair Ahmad appealed from the Director Education Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and District Education Officer Female Swabi to appoint 5 more teachers in Government Girls Primary School Hayatabad Jahangira where currently, only one teacher is appointed to cater to the needs of 250 students.

Complete Story: http://www.akhbarekhyber.com/epaper/edition/81/akhbar-e-khyber/page/3


Cleanup operation against ghosts schools in KP: Muhammad Atif

Peshawar: KP’s Minister for Education and Energy, Atif Khan stated that unlike the previous governments, the PTI led government would not construct new schools driven by political motives. Rather, it will make schools based on need assessment. He further added that he had given categorical directives to launch clean up operation against ghost schools.

Complete Story:  http://dailyaaj.com.pk/epaper/epaper-detail.php?image=MTQ2NDM0

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




Educational issues of Jhal Magsi are in halt: Asif Magsi

District Jhal Magsi: Pakistan Tehreek-e Insaf District Leader Jhal Magsi Mr. Muhammad Asif Magsi stated that the education department Jahal Magsi has reached the brink of collapse due to insistent irregularities such as merit violation in NTS recruitments and misappropriation of school funds. He said local candidates are neglected in NTS recruitments while people belonging to Sindh have been included in the merit list which is a violation of the rights of local candidates and services rules.
Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/Multimedia/online_pages/current/page_6.html


Balochistan government focusing on quality of education: Manzoor Kakar

District Quetta: MPA Manzoor Kakar stated that in order to address the challenges of 21st century, the Balochistan government has diverted its special focus towards the improvement of quality of education.
Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-25-2015/Quetta/page2.asp


Transparency should be ensured in educational institutions of Balochistan: PSF

District Quetta: According to a press release of Pashtun Students Federation, the pseudo champions of education emergency have actually violated merit and have infringed upon the rights of hardworking students by granting admissions based on nepotism. PSF stressed that transparency should be ensured in all educational institutes.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-25-2015/Quetta/page2.asp



19 orders issued against 14 vacant positions

District Kohlu: Education Department Kohlu issued 19 appointment orders for 14 vacant positions. Among the 19 aspirants, some have 2 degrees in the same year.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103193740&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20151125


Mismanagement in Residential College Khuzdar

District Khuzdar: Balochistan Residential College has fallen prey to mismanagement. Lecturers are not imparting education in the institution and have established private language centers in the city. The parents of the college’s students are worried about the future of their children.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103193887&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20151125


Teachers’ role in eradication of educational backwardness: Khalid Lango

District Quetta: The Advisor to Chief Minister for Finance, Mr. Khalid Lango stressed the importance of the role played by teachers in the eradication of educational backwardness. He added that raising the standard of education in Balochistan is a priority of the provincial government and that the budget for education has been increased from 6% to 24%.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/Multimedia/online_pages/current/page_3.html




School Roof caving in incident; officials recording their statements

District Multan:  The roof of a private School caved in 6 months ago and the CM had ordered an inquiry into the matter.  The investigation is now being conducted by the local body officials and the officials of the education department. Action will be taken against the owner of the school after the completion of the inquiry.    

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


45 Kanals land of Abbassia School taken over by different departments

District Bahawalpur:  45 Kanals of land of Government Abbassia High have been taken over by different departments including Education Department, Islamia University and a Ladies Club.  An inquiry has been initiated regarding the use of this land and the payment of rent for the land used by these Departments. 

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


Cholistan to have 10 Mobile Schools

District Bahawalpur: Cholistan Development Authority has begun a survey to set up 10 mobile Schools in Cholistan. Complete Story: Daily Dunia, Multan, Page No. 9


Boys Primary School without building and basic Facilities

District Dera Ghazi Khan: Government Boys Primary School Zahoorabad is without a building, boundary wall and basic facilities.

Complete Story: Daily Dunia, Multan, Page No. 9


Teachers associations protest against ban on leave

District Rajanpur: Teachers associations have protested against the unofficial ban on the leaves of teachers in District Rajanpur. 

Complete Story: Daily Dunia, Multan, Page No. 9


PM visits Jhang; Schools Closed, Teachers forced to attend PM’s Rally

District Jhang: The Teachers of Jhang District were compelled to close down Schools and attend the rally of the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif during his visit to Jhang.

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


Land mafia opens hotel in Government Primary School

District Rahim Yar Khan: Government Primary School Basti Jam Jhabeel has been taken over by the local land mafia which has set up a hotel in the said school, depriving hundreds of children of their right to education.    

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

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No. 11

Complete Story: Daily Express, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No. 2


Two students kidnapped on their way to school

District Rahim Yar Khan: Two Students, Asad Abbas of Madina Colony, Rahim Yar Khan and Mohammed Abid of Rajanpur Kalan were kidnapped by unidentified persons on their way to School.  The police have registered the case following the reporting by the parents of the victims.  

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


Primary school without teachers and furniture

District Rahim Yar Khan: Government Primary School Waddi Basti, Mouza Gabola has only one teacher appointed and lacks basic furniture.

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


Teacher breaks arm of student for allegedly stealing phone

District Rahim Yar Khan: The cell phone of a teacher at Government Secondary School Ahmedpur Lammah was allegedly stolen by Usama Akram, a Class 9 Student. The said teacher began torturing the student and broke his arm.  Usama’s parents complained that the police were not taking any action against the teacher.  

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No. 11




Steps have been taken for transparent examination through CC T.V cameras: Seminar

District Nawabshah: The Vice Chancellor Shaheed Benazir University Nawabshah, Mr. Arshad Saleem during a seminar stated that steps are being taken to ensure transparent examination in SBU’s affiliated colleges though CC T.V cameras. Vice Chancellor Quaid E awam University Mr. Abdul Karim Baloch, Vice Chancellor Vetrinary University Sakrand Mr. K.B Mehrbahar, Commissioner Nawabshah Mr. Waseem Akhtar and others were also present on the occasion.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130334469&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20151125


Teachers continue hunger strike for the 16th day against nonpayment of salaries

District Khairpur Mirs: Around 314 teachers of other cadre continued hunger strike for the 16th day. Protestors demanded for the release of their salaries from Chief Secretary Sindh and Education Minister Mr. Nisar Ahmed Khuhro. JSQM members joined their strike and supported them in their demands.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130334504&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20151125





SPLA protests against Principal Degree College Larkana

District Larkana: SPLA continued its protest against Principal Government Degree College Larkana, Mr. Sarwar Qureshi. During their protest, Mr. Abdul Waheed Chandio, Professor Liaquat Abro, Mr. Akber Kalhoro and others alleged that Mr. Qureshi was responsible for the deterioration of academic as well as non-academic environment of the college and that they would continue to protest until he is removed from position.
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Girls’ school closed due to ghost teachers

District Jacobabad: The Government Girls School Union Council Jaariyu near Jongal has been non-functional due to consistence absence of female teachers. Local residents have informed SDO female Jacobabad, but no action has been taken against the ghost teachers.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130334506&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20151125



Teachers organize protest rally against DEO education Laloo Raink

District Qamber Shahdadkot: The GSTA Members from District Qamber have announced protests against the DEO of Qambar Shahdadkot and have submitted an NC report at the police station informing upon his consistent absence from the office for a moth.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130334486&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20151125



Six students got injured due to collapse of school wall

District Badin: Six students got injured due to the collapse of wall at Government Middle School village Haji Ghulam Ali Nizamani near Kario Ganhwar.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2015-11-25/news/page8/1%20(10).htm





Around 300 schools nonfunctional in Taluka Sakiro

District Thatta: More than three hundred schools in fourteen Union Councils of Taluka Sakiro are non-functional. Teachers are busy with their private business and are getting salaries from the schools despite consistent absence. Most of the school buildings have been under control of local landlords.

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Villagers protest against influential for occupying school building

District Khairpur Mirs: The residents of village Haji Allah Dino Solangi near Wada Machu protested against local influential on his inhumane act of occupying the school building. They stated that the landlord threatened the teachers and students to stay away from the school.

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Closure of primary school

District Ghotki: The historical main Primary School village Jarwar Wada near Mirpur Mathelo is in ruins. The future of more than 400 students has been jeopardized by the closure of the school.

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Villagers protest for up-gradation of high schools

District Nawabsha: The residents of village Darya Khan Marri protested for the up-gradation of their girls and boys high    school to higher secondary school.

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Students compelled to study under the open sky

District Larkana: The students of Government Primary School village Allahwarayo Buriro are compelled to study under the open sky due to the deplorable condition of their school. The school’s compound wall is damaged; the doors and windows are also broken.

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