28 January 2016

National Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Board exam for Grade 5

Chairmen of KP Educational boards have given conditional approval for taking Grade 5 exams from the year 2017. The case for legislation in this regard will be soon sent to the Chief Minister.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103313476&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20160128


Lack of funds forces schools to close down in swat

The future of around 1,620 students is at stake in Swat as the paucity of funds has led to the closure of schools run under the Rokhana Pakhtunkhwa Talimee Programme.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1035245/padlocked-lack-of-funds-force-schools-to-close-down-in-swat/


K-P schools under Federal Board closed till Jan 31

Educational institutes under the federal board in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa will remain closed till January 31. Army Public Schools (APS) in the province will open after January 29 in view of the security situation.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1035256/state-of-uncertainty-schools-under-federal-board-closed-till-jan-31/


Peshawar police ask schools, colleges to take adequate security steps

The capital city police authorities on Wednesday asked the owners and principals of schools and colleges to take adequate security measures and call police through one click SOS in case of any emergency.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/94346-Peshawar-Police-ask-schools-colleges-to-take-adequate-security-steps




Arts students being discriminated

Unemployed young people, having arts degrees, protested in Bajaur agency and urged the governor KP to take notice of the discrimination against those who have arts degree. In the recently announced vacancies, the arts and social sciences candidates have been ignored.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103313351&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20160128


Issues of physical education teachers

Members of All Physical Education Teachers KP, called upon the newly appointed Director Education. They put forth their charter of demand before him. Director assured them that the issues of Physical Education teachers will be resolved.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103312790&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20160128


Directions for fool proof security in colleges

District Nazim of Charsadda has warned all the principals of different colleges to complete fool proof security arrangements in their colleges. CCTV cameras should be installed immediately. DIG Mardan has also directed the academic institutes and schools to maintain security arrangements.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Karachi/2016-01-28/page-8/detail-9





Exams preparation for students is a great favor

Provincial Deputy Secretary General Molana Abdul Hameed Mansoori has said that the training camp by IJT holds the status of a university. IJT holds a good repute for providing free religious and worldly education.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103312403&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20160128


Unjust Practices by Balochistan University administration

BSO’s spokesperson has said that new posts have been advertised by Balochistan University. For every vacancy, a fee of 2000 rupees has been imposed. This is a sheer injustice with the unemployed youth of Balochistan.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/01-28-2016/Quetta/page2.asp


Government should provide security to all academic Institutes

Spokesperson of IJT Balochistan has said in his statement that government should provide security to all the academic institutes of Balochistan. He also said that terrorists had no empathy for Islam and Muslims.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/01-28-2016/Quetta/page2.asp




Army run schools shut countrywide

The Ministry of Interior on Wednesday ordered the police and rangers to beef up security at schools and other educational institutions across the country, a week after a brazen terrorist attack on the Bacha Khan University in Charsadda which left at least 21 dead, reported Geo News.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/94374-Army-run-schools-shut-countrywide-Security-alert-issued-for-educational-institutions-across-country








FBISE Introduces Online application-filling system

Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (FBISE) has introduced online application-filing system for the students which enables students to submit their applications for rechecking, duplicate marks sheet, documents verification, correction in roll number slips, migration certificate and online appointments from their homes.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-01-28/page-13/detail-6


CADD urged to devise regularization policy for teachers

The National Assembly’s standing committee of Cabinet Secretariat on Wednesday urged Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) to bring a policy about the regularisation of teaching and non-teaching staff that are working in different educational institutions of the federal capital.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-01-28/page-2/detail-2


Some schools to close, some to remain open amid Confusion

Even though Punjab is the only province that has officially closed schools until Jan 31, there was widespread confusion across the country as several institutions — private and public — announced closure citing various reasons.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1235895/some-schools-to-close-some-to-remain-open-amid-confusion


FED daily wagers call off strike after MPs assurance

Hundreds of daily wage teaching and non-teaching staff of the Federal Directorate of Education (FED) who were on strike for over two months ended their strike for a month after assurances from the legislators that their issue will be resolved in a month.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2016-01-28/page-13/detail-3


HEC, Queen Mary University of London sign 180 PHD Scholarships for Pakistanis

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) in partnership with the Higher Education Commission (HEC) Pakistan has announced to offer 180 scholarships in the next five years to Pakistani students wishing to enroll in PhD research programmes.

Complete Story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2016/01/28/city/islamabad/hec-queen-mary-uni-of-london-sign-180-phd-scholarships-for-pakistanis/




Computerized system in AIOU

VC AIOU Dr. Shahid Siddiqui has announced that with the positive and constructive policies, AIOU has been able to get the highest numbers of admissions in this semester. The disbursement of salaries for tutors has also been made online. With the passage of time all the systems of AIOU will be made computerized.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103313632&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20160128


Results announced by AIOU

AIOU has announced the results for seven different exams conducted in spring semester 2015. These include Matric, ATTC, PTC, etc. The results can be seen on www.aiou.edu.pk.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103313646&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20160128




Shortage of 22000 teachers in schools

Despite the claims by government, there is shortage of 22000 teachers in the schools of Punjab. Similarly, 130 million students are out of schools in Punjab.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-01-28&edition=LHR&id=2138635_33984128


New security system

A new Red Alert security system has been introduced for all the schools in Punjab. Security gates will be installed and temporary guards will be hired for the government schools.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-01-28&edition=LHR&id=2138601_42932573


PEC Exam: Advisory  for class –V students

The Punjab education department has asked the grade-V students appearing in the Punjab Examination Commission exam to attend their schools on Jan 30.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1235837/pec-exam-advisory-for-class-v-students


Discriminated allocation of education budget

Grave discriminations have been found in the allocation budget in Punjab. In Chiniot and Pak Pattan, Rs. 916 are allocated for every child and in Rawalpindi, Rs. 1500 are allocated per child.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-01-28&edition=LHR&id=2139255_69485549


Education budget not fully utilized: report

Budget allocated for the education sector is not being completely utilised, said a report by the Institute of Social and Policy Sciences (I-SAPS)on Wednesday.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1035379/neglected-education-budget-not-being-fully-utilised-says-report/


Special examination for Grade 3 students

PEF will conduct a special examination for Grade 3 students in March. The exam will be held for analyzing their academic capabilities. In order to ensure transparency, the exams will be conducted by third parties.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-01-28/page-12/detail-20


Twice more educated unemployed than the illiterate: report

The rate of unemployment in literate people is twice than that of illiterate people, according to a report released by Institute of Policy Reforms (IPR) referring the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics findings of the latest labour force survey 2014-15.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-01-28/page-12/detail-7


Lack of Furniture in Jhelum’s schools

Despite the Parho Punjab, Barho Punjab movement, there are many schools which lack in basic facilities. Dozens of primary, secondary and higher secondary schools are lacking in furniture facilities.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-01-28&edition=ISL&id=2139168_37470615


Protest against privatization of schools

Punjab Teachers Union will hold a protest against privatization of schools in Rawalpindi. The protest will be conducted in front of the Press Club. The government has delayed the decision for giving show cause notices to the participants of protest. Lahore chapter of PTU will also hold a protest in front of Lahore Press Club.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103312832&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20160128





Schools with Insufficient security measures to be sealed

Commissioner Rawalpindi Division Abdullah Khan Sumbal has warned all the schools administrations that schools with insufficient security measures will be sealed. He has said that even the smallest security measures should be taken according to the SOPs.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-01-28/page-9/detail-1


Special training in LEEDS University

Upon the directions of Government of Punjab, Punjab Emergency Experts and Lahore’s local police gave special training to boys and girls of LEEDS University in case of any terror activity or natural disaster.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103313514&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20160128


Liaison between field officials and academic officials

IG Punjab Mushtaq Sukhera has directed all the field officials to remain in contact with the heads of academic institutes in the wake of current terror wave.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-01-28/page-4/detail-11


TEVTA will train 541,000 young people till 2018

TEVTA will train 541,000 young people till 2018 under the Punjab Skills Development Policy. TEVTA trained around 2 lac people last year.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-01-28/page-7/detail-4



ACE recommends action against PU VC, others

An inquiry committee of the Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE) has recommended registration of criminal cases against acting vice-chancellor of the Punjab University, Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran, and the then controller examination Prof Dr Liaqat Ali for illegally validating the BA degree of Abdul Qadir Gilani, the son of former premier Yousaf Raza Gilani.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/94387-ACE-recommends-action-against-PU-VC-others


Construction Of UOE Campus, outer wall begins

The construction of boundary wall of the University of Education’s local campus has begun after its closure a couple of days ago by district administration for having poor security.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1235825/construction-of-uoe-campus-outer-wall-begins


Speakers urge Govt. to Include RTI in Universities’ Curricula

Speakers and participants at a two-day briefing for Pakistani Academia on the State of Right to Information (RTI) and its implementation agreed that RTI needed to be studied as an academic subject and included in the curricula of universities and government training institutes across Pakistan. 

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=287260


BZU, IUB Campuses closed for poor security

Law-enforcement agencies on Wednesday sealed two educational institutions -- Islamia University’s Railway Road campus and the Government Post-Graduate College, Baghdad Road -- for having poor security.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1235838/bzu-iub-campuses-closed-for-poor-security



LHC dismisses Plea against acting VC

The Lahore High Court on Wednesday dismissed an application for restraining Prof DrMujahid Kamran from functioning as acting vice chancellor of the Punjab University.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1235833/lhc-dismisses-plea-against-acting-vc




Teachers, students divided over LLB 5 year plan

The teachers and students of different law colleges and universities yesterday showed mixed reaction over extension in LLB’s course duration from three years to five. They said the length of five years was already in practice as many students, after their intermediate, got admissionsin five years programme of LLB.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-01-28/page-4/detail-3




Disbursement of stipend among girls from 29th: Khuhro

Senior Minister for Education Nisar Ahmed Khuhro has said that the government of Sindh is going to initiate a scheme to distribute Rs 950 million amongst 3,50,000 girls this year through three different ways in order to enhance girls’ enrolment in schools.

Complete Story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2016/01/27/city/karachi/disbursement-of-stipend-among-girls-from-29th-khuhro/



Workshop in Shah Abdul Lateef University

A three day training workshop was held in Shah Abdul Lateef University’s Faculty of Arts and Languages in collaboration with Institute for Peace, Islamabad. The workshop’s theme was to introduce the students to technological informations.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2016-01-28/page-2


Protest by students of Aseefa Dental College

The protest by students of Bibi Asifa Dental College continued on the 13th day too. They said that the college had not been registered with PMDC yet. That is why their future is at stake.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2016-01-28/page-2


KU students protest over bus fare increase

A small group of students studying in different departments of the University of Karachi organised a protest outside the Administration Blockon Wednesday against a recent increase in fares of university points. The university’s transport department has increased the fares for the 2016 academic year and students now have to pay Rs15 for the bus ride after an increase of Rs5.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/94222-KU-students-protest-over-bus-fare-increase


OUP launches new dictionary with 700 new words, meanings

Oxford University Press (OUP) in association with the UK Trade and Investment in Pakistan and the British Deputy High Commission organised the launch of the ninth edition of the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary (OALD).

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-01-28/page-15/detail-6


ZU to hold confab on translation medicine

Ziauddin University is organising a three-day international conference titled "Translational Medicine: From Discovery to Health Care" in collaboration with European Society of Translational Medicine (EUSTM) at Clifton Campus from February 1st to 3rd.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-01-28/page-15/detail-4


SALU Convocation to be held on Feb 27

The eighth convocation of the Shah Abdul Latif University (Salu), Khairpur, will be held at the main campus ground on February 27. Chief minister Qaim Ali Shah will be the chief guest of the event. 

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1035350/graduation-ceremony-salu-convocation-to-be-held-on-feb-27/


Delay in advertisement for post of VC in KU

Secretary of Universities in CM Secretariat has published the advertized the post of VC in Karachi University. However, some doubts have come up because it has been mentioned in the advert that the candidates with PhD degree in social sciences will be preferred.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/01-28-2016/karachi/pic.asp?picname=13_02.gif


BDS, Rangers Comb Karachi University amid security concerns

As the federal authorities ordered a sudden closure of Army Public and Bahria schools and colleges across the country for four days amid a terror threat, the Karachi University (KU) administration with the help of a law enforcement agency and a bomb disposal squad combed some areas of the campus for security reasons on Wednesday.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1235807/bds-rangers-comb-karachi-university-amid-security-concerns




Why do militants attack educational Institutions? By Dr. Azeem Ibrahim

JUST as we started celebrating Pakistan’s progress in the last year in cracking down on domestic terrorism, we hear about the attack on Bacha Khan University in the north-west of the country. In another brazen attack, carried out on Jan. 20, gunmen killed 19 people and injured 17. Just like the late 2014 attack on the Peshawar school, which forced the country’s leadership into the recent crackdown on militants, this attack is a highly symbolic one targeting “Western,” as opposed to Taliban, education.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=287249


Now education depends upon weapons  By Huzaifa Rehman

Now a days, terrorism is the biggest issue for Pakistan. the challenge is growing harder for Pak forces with every passing day. Students ask their parents that should they keep pistols in their school bags instead of books?

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/01-28-2016/Lahore/pic.asp?picname=09_09.gif


Q & As on academic career By Syed Azhar Husnain Abidi

Q: I could not get admission in MBBS due to lower percentages in Matric and FSc. Should I go for Bio-informatics?

A: Bio-informatics is an emerging area and many work is being done in this field. You should go for it.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/01-28-2016/Lahore/pic.asp?picname=10_03.gif


Crumbling Government schools in Rawalpindi  By Tayyaba Paracha

Being an institution for learning, self-grooming, character building and exploring one’s personality, school is considered to be a child’s first training centre after home. This, however, was not the image that popped in mind when I surveyed the government schools of Rawalpindi.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=287281


School security

The Punjab Ministry of Education probably needs to read the weather forecast. It is true that Lahore and the rest of the province was going through a cold spell – although one that is hardly unexpected – when the provincial education minister announced that schools across the province would be shut for five days, especially since gas shortages meant children would not have adequate heating in school.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/94296-School-security


Ignoring APS By Syed GB Shah Bukhari

In December 2014 a tragic attack by militants on Peshawar’s Army Public School shook the entire nation. As a result, many debates were held at different tiers of the government and finally a 2o- point plan, called the National Action Plan was conceived and approved unanimously to root out terror acts once forever.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/94302-Ignoring-APS


Letters to the Editor


Education Reforms

The recent steps of the Sindh government to curb corruption in the education sector is welcome news. Education has been almost destroyed in the province because of rampant corruption, ghost teachers, ghost students and insufficient educational facilities.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/94294-Education-reforms


A Barrier to quality education

There is a school right in front of my house, another on the next street and a dozens other on the same road. I wonder why a country having schools in the corners of every street is still not considered to be a developed nation. Why we haven’t become a successful nation yet?

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=287285


Regional Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Peshawar: IJT demands security for educational institutions

Peshawar: The IJT demanded security for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA educational institutions. Yesterday a Peace Conference held at Peshawar Press Club in which IJT provincial Nazim Shah Zaman Durrani said that the terrorist attack in Charsadda will not diminish the courage of boys and girls students and also terrorist do not fulfill their agenda.

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

Daily Khabrain, Peshawar, Page No. 2


Army Public Schools and schools working under the Federal Garrison Board across the country will remain closed until January 31

Peshawar: The district administration has closed all the government and private schools in Peshawar, including Army Public Schools and Federal Government educational institutions due to threats on Saturday.

Complete Story:  http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103313319&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20160128


Primary teachers have the capability to teach course: Abdul Malik

Pabbi: The Primary teachers have the capability to teach every type of course and this training was held to make them aware of their capabilities .The workshop was held for the teachers to educate them about the modern ways through which they can teach their students. These views were expressed by Mr. Abdul Malik, who was present in the workshop held for government teachers.

Complete Story:  http://peshawar.ausaf.pk/?cat=10 


Attack on Educational institutes is an attack on Pakistan and Progress

Peshawar: The Essal-e –Swaab was organized by Pak Welfare Foundation for Bacha Khan University Martyrs, in which Pak Welfare Foundation Chairman Sadia Fayyaz, the Vice Chairman, Mr. Naveed Babar and many others were present .They said that attack on Educational institutes is an attack on Pakistan’s and our Progress, the blood of APS and Bacha Khan University Martyrs won’t be in vain and we need to eliminate terrorism so that future of our students can be secured.

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


Swabi, Lahore Tehsil Nazim visited different schools

Hangu:  The tehsil Nazim Lahore, visited different Government Schools of Swabi, to check the security, instructing to fulfill all the deficiencies and pending work of Security and ordered to provide weapons, CCTV cameras, UPS flash lights and other necessary things to Schools to resolve security issues and secure Student’s future and lives. He also ordered to finish all the construction of damaged schools due to earthquake or any other reason and covered school buildings with barbed wires.

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


No improvement in security of Government Schools: Sajjad Yousafzai

Nowshera: The ANP leader, Mr.  Sajjad Yousafzai says that security has not improved in Government Schools despite of APS and Charsadda incidents. These Schools are still deprived of necessary security measures. The Police and school administration is not taking any serious action against this issue. Moreover, School guards don’t have any weapon and schools buildings are not protected by Barbed Wires. He further said that Education Department should take notice on this issue to protect lives of thousands of Students.

Complete Story: Daily Awam-U-Nas, Peshawar, Page No. 8


Fear of dark future of Government Middle School Bakhtai Students

Nowshera: Education For all promises were fake and Government Middle School Bakhtai students are getting education just form one teacher and if that teacher is ill that School gets locked .This School lacks the deficient of Staff ,Public is protesting on this miserable situation of School .

Complete Story:  http://www.akhbarekhyber.com/epaper/edition/154/akhbar-e-khyber/page/4


Our mission is to eliminate Black Sheep from Education Department

Nowshera: The Head of Teachers organization Nowshera, Mr. Qazi Azhar-ul-Haq said that “our mission is to eliminate Black Sheep from Education Department. The People, who do politics in the name of teachers, always neglect the rights of teachers. Teachers Organization will take an active role in All Teachers Association elections.

Complete Story: Daily Mashriq, Peshawar, Page No. 4




HEC should take notice of injustice of Baluchistan University: BSO

District Quetta: The Central spokesperson of BSO said that yesterday Baluchistan University has advertised the vacancies; fees for application per post is 2000 whereas 5200 for university degree verification, which is injustice with unemployed youth of Baluchistan. He demanded from Government & HEC to take notice against them, so that Baluchistan youth can be saved from injustice, discrimination and violation of employment rights.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/01-28-2016/quetta/page2.asp


Educational institutions of Pashin have become destructed due to negligence: Pashtoon SF

District Quetta: The Provincial General Secretary of PSF, along with others, said that Pashin is kept behind deliberately in Education sector; few institutions which are working are also going towards decline due to governments & education department negligence. They demanded from Government to announce more colleges and schools for the area in the ignition of new Educational year. 

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/01-28-2016/quetta/page2.asp


Copy culture will not be tolerated: Hayat Kakar

District Quetta: The Additional Secretary Higher Education Mr. Hayat Kakar said copy culture will be uprooted from society completely. All officials including Special secretary Higher Education Mr. Syed Zaffar Bukhari said it is Government’s mission to eradicate copy culture, so that standard education can be prevailed. He also added that injustice will meritorious and candidates will not be tolerated any more.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103312388&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20160128


Some schools of Zhob are located in rental houses: GTA

District Zoab: The President GTA district Zhob, Mr. Fatah Khan Mandokhel, along with other Socio political leaders, said that some schools of Zhob are operating in rental houses and teachers are paying their rent, while parents are bearing the fuel expenses of buses for transportation of girls students. They condemned such injustice, enmity with Education and negligence of Government. 

Complete Story: Daily Aazadi, Quetta, Page No. 06


Demand for establishment of Library

District Lasbela: The Social activist Mr. Hayam said in statement that public library should be established in Uthal for wondering youth of the area. He said due to unavailability of library youth is wasting their precious time in illicit activities and going astray.

Complete Story: Daily Mashriq Quetta, Page No. 02





Millions spoil in purchase of security cameras for schools

District Bahawalpur: A Huge corruption has been detected in the purchase of security cameras and other equipment for the Education Institutions of Khanewal. 

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2016-01-28/page-8 


Exit exercise for emergency situations held in Sadiqabad schools

District Rahim Yar Khan: On the instructions of Director General Emergency Services, Rescue 1122 held Exit Exercises at different Schools and Colleges of Sadiqabad.  The children were informed about the importance of siren in case of fire, accident, earthquake and terrorist attacks.  The Rescue Officials said that Community Training Workshops will soon be organized in this regard. 

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



Two major Government Educational Institutes sealed in Bahawalpur

District Bahawalpur:  The Bahawalpur Police sealed two major Educational Institutions in Bahawalpur due to the poor security arrangements at these institutions.  These Institutions includes Islamia University Railway Campus and Postgraduate Degree College.  The police arrived at these institutions and told the Staff members and Students to vacate the College and the University.  

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


Police sealed Christian Tuition Centre and other schools in Rahim Yar Khan

District Rahim Yar Khan: The Rahim Yar Khan Police and EDO conducted a monitoring visit to the Education Institutions of Rahim Yar Khan city and sealed off several Educational Institutions including Christian Coaching Centre, Standard College, Allied School, Alnoor College, and Web School System.  These Institutions were issued written orders to complete the security arrangements by 31st January, 2016. 

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


Honorary Teachers to be recruited for Special education schools

District Rahim Yar Khan: Government of the Punjab has issued a notification to the District Special Education Officers to recruit honorary Teachers for Special Education Schools.  These Honorary Teachers will be paid RS.15,000/- per month as salaries.

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


Brick kiln owners told to display school banners

District Rahim Yar Khan: Shozab Saeed, Additional District Collector Rahim Yar Khan visited a Brick kiln in the vicinity of Rahim Yar Khan to monitor a School newly set up at the brick kiln and told the owners to display banners about the schools, so that people could become aware of the presence of the new schools at brick kilns. He said that the owners must follow Government rules strictly and help in eliminating child labor.  

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




Sindh Text Book Board staff protests over non-payment of salary

Jamshoro: The Staff of Sindh Text Book Board Jamhshoro, came out on roads against the non-payment of their salaries for two months, demanding for removal of the Secretary Board, alleging him of corruption.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130356253&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20160128



Primary School dysfunctional since years

District Mirpurkhas: The Government Primary School Shahdadpur could not be restored due to carelessness of the Education department. The school is dysfunctional for the last fifteen years.

Complete Story:  http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130356114&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20160128




GSTA Protests before C.M for salary

District Dadu: The GSTA members met the Chief Minister, enquiring about the salary of 1000 Teachers of the District. The delegation was ensured about releasing of their salaries by the Chief Minister Sindh, Mr. Qaim Ali Shah.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130356100&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20160128


Villagers protest against closure of schools

District Sujawal: The residents of village Khuda Dino Samejo protested against the closure of their Village Schools, declaring that children have been deprived of Primary Education.

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Teachers continue protest against College Principal

District Larkana: The Teachers of Government Boys Degree College Larkana continue protesting against their Principal, alleging him of bad administration and demanding for his removal.

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Other cadre Teachers still deprived of salary

District Khairpur Mirs: The Teachers of other cadre are still deprived of their salaries, despite their long protests.

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MPA takes notice of shortage of basic facilities in school

District Shikarpur: The MPA, Mr. Meer Abid Bhayo took notice of shortage of basic facilities and shortage of teachers in Government school for disabled, Khanpur.

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Karachi University declares examination schedule

Karachi: According to the Controller Examination, the examinations of B.A regular and Private, B.Com Regular and B.Sc, will be starting from 29, 30.

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Girls Middle school closed for ten years

District Shikarpur: The Government Girls Middle School, village Burkan is closed for last ten days due to teachers transfer.

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Sindh Education Department announces stipend for students

Karachi: The Sindh Education Department, has announced stipend of 95 Crore rupees for 3 Lac girl Students of class 6 to 10.

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