6th April 2016

National Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Over 0.2m children to be enroled under WTP: Marvi

Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) Chairperson Marvi Memon Tuesday said more than 200,000 children would be enrolled under “Waseela-e-Taleem Programme (WTP)” in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP). About 46,000 children had already been registered in the KPK, she said during a visit to Waseela-e-Haq Registration Center here.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/2016/04/06/over-0-2m-children-to-be-enrolled-under-wtp-marvi/

Enforcing the law: RTI Commission fines Haripur University PIO

The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Right to Information Commission penalised the University of Haripur public information officer (PIO) for concealing information sought under the RTI act. The commission issued an order in the case of Khurram Mehtab against PIO Aybak Khan. It decided the PIO, who is also the assistant registrar, would be charged Rs25, 000 under Section-26(3)(b) of the K-P Right to Information Act, 2013.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1079249/enforcing-the-law-rti-commission-fines-haripur-university-pio/

 

Graduate Councilors and Middle pass Nazims

Youth Councilor Johar Ali expressed that the people with graduation are councilors while people with lower education are the Nazim’s.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103442909&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20160406

 

Assembly committee reviews problems of Medical College Students

The committee of the provincial assembly reviewed the problems being faced by the students of private medical colleges.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103442896&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20160406

 

Appointment of controller examinations Kohat Board

The summary of the appointment of the controller examinations of the Kohat board has been sent to the CM for approval.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103443369&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20160406

 

Long-Run results of education

Chairperson BISP Marvi Memon expressed that the promotion of education is causing long un impacts in the development of the country.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103443371&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20160406

 

2015 toppers to be awarded medals

The toppers of the Peshawar board in 2015 examinations would be awarded medals after final decision by the minister for education.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103443340&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20160406

 

Talent test under Quaid-e-Azam group of schools and colleges

A talent test was conducted in several districts of KP by the Quaid e Azam group of schools and colleges.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103443259&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20160406

 

Computer education a must for development

Renowned politician Arbab Muhammad Usman expressed that the secret of development lies in the computer education.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103443268&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20160406

 

Gomal University City Campus: Student jailed for allegedly assaulting teacher in DI Khan

The DI Khan police arrested a student, Sherullah Wazir, for allegedly physically assaulting a Gomal University city campus teacher who is also an assistant wardan at Hostel 9. Wazir allegedly assaulted Dr Sayed Mubashir Hussain on varsity premises.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1079243/gomal-university-city-campus-student-jailed-for-allegedly-assaulting-teacher-in-di-khan/

 

COMSAT’s awards degrees to 484 Students

The COMSAT Institute of Information Technology, Abbottabad chapter, held its 87th and 88th convocations here the other day, awarding degrees to 484 students. Rector Syed Mohammad Junaid Zaidi, who was the chief guest, awarded the degrees to the students. On the occasion, he asked the students to play a significant role in nation building.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1250219/comsats-awards-degrees-to-484-students

 

Disconnection of electricity in schools of Swabi, due to non-payment

WAPDA has disconnected the electricity of different schools of Swabi due to unpaid electricity bills.

WAPDA has initiated recovery in respect of arrears from customers and public institutions in the district Swabi.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Peshawar/2016-04-06/page-8/detail-20

 

GB/FATA/AJK

 

Long Live Pakistan: Kashmir varsity students display placards

On April 3, newspapers in Kashmir carried photographs of students in Kashmir University marching with placards. The placards read: ‘We are Pakistan’s and Pakistan is ours. Long Live Pakistan’, ‘No IIT, No NIT, only Freedom’ and ‘No AIIMS, No IIM, only Freedom’.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/2016/04/06/long-live-pakistan-kashmir-varsity-students-display-placards/

 

Harassment of Kashmiri students in India flayed

In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyet Conference has expressed grave concern over the arrest and harassment of Kashmiri students in different states of India. APHC-m in a separate statement also condemned this harassment.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/2016/04/06/harassment-of-kashmiri-students-in-india-flayed/

 

Balochistan

 

Educating girls leads to revolution

Governor Balochistan, Muhammad Khan Achakzai has stressed the need to take further measures for promotion of girls’ education in Balochistan, adding that goals of development and progress could not be achieved without equipping women with education.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/2016/04/06/educating-girls-leads-to-revolution/

 

The Provinces must cooperate to end educational backwardness

Different leaders of the Baloch council at the PU expressed that the provinces must cooperate with each other to curb the educational backwardness in the country.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103442556&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20160406

 

Upbeat about the progress in education

Divisional director Naseerabad said that he is upbeat and optimistic about the progress in education in the area.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103442421&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20160406

 

Reopening of schools is a priority

Reopening of the schools and upgrading the education system is a priority, said the DEO Panjgur.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103442409&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20160406

 

Operation against religious Madaaris must stop

Member provincial assembly Haji Gul Muhammad stated that the operation against the religious seminaries must stop at all cost.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103442313&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20160406

 

Role of BSO unparalleled

The deputy organizer of the Baloch Students Organization stated that the role of the BSO in promotion of education is unmatched in the province.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103442341&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20160406

 

Women University would be a social revolution

The governor while attending the convocation of a women university expressed that the women university is a social revolution in itself.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103442835&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20160406

 

Notices issued on non-availability of text books

Notices have been issued to the concerned officers due to the non-availability of text books in government schools.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/04-06-2016/Quetta/page16.asp

 

Non-operational schools in Kohlu

Around 80 to 90 percent of schools in Kohlu are still non-operational.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/04-06-2016/Quetta/page11.asp

 

Balochistan University announces date for MSc zoology test

The department of Zoology at the Balochistan University has announced the date for the admission test in MSc through NTS.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/04-06-2016/Quetta/page3.asp

 

Girls College non-operational for more than a month

The girl’s college in Muslim Bagh has been non-operational for more than a month now.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/04-06-2016/Quetta/page2.asp

 

Steps of HEC in Balochistan for Higher Education

Due to HEC number of higher institutes increased from 2 to 8 in Balochistan. 54 New projects of rupee’s 15,289.62 have been approved for Balochistan by HEC out of which 8,532.70 has been issued.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2016-04-06/page-3

 

Islamabad

 

Court moved against discriminatory words in textbooks

A petition has been moved in the Islamabad High Court (IHC) seeking the court’s intervention for removal of discriminatory words from the Intermediate and Degree level Sociology books describing the Baloch nation as uncivilized, rude and bad-mannered.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/2016/04/06/court-moved-against-discriminatory-words-in-textbooks/

 

Students advised to work hard

The convocation of COMSAT Institute of Information Technology (CIIT)was held at CIIT, Wah Campus in which degrees were conferred to 270 students at undergraduate, graduate levels in the discipline of Management Sciences, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Mathematics. Out of 270, 210 students were male and 60 were female.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/2016/04/06/students-advised-to-work-hard/

 

FDE Schools, Colleges begin admissions to Grade One

The Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) has announced the schedule of admissions to the first grade in all Islamabad model colleges and schools for academic session 2016-17. The directorate will issue and receive registration forms until April 8 and conduct written tests on April 12.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/110628-FDE-schools-colleges-begin-admissions-to-grade-one

 

TVET policy put up to Education Ministry for permission

After consultation with stakeholders, the final draft of the technical and vocational education and training policy has been submitted to the Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training along with PC-1 for approval.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/110638-TVET-policy-put-up-to-education-ministry-for-nod

 

NEB exam to be held today

The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) will hold the NEB Step-III OSCE/Viva examination for the registration of dentists today (April 6). The examination will take place at the Saheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical University (SZABMU), PIMS, and here.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/110639-NEB-exam-to-be-held-today

 

Cases registered against school owners over inadequate security

Cases have been registered against owners of four private educational institutions for not adopting fool proof security measures. The cases have been registered against owners of Rawal Cadet College located on Airport Road, Grammar Public School in Lower Topa Murree, Grammar Public School Bewal Gujjar Khan and Shaheen Girls High School Changa Bangiyal Gujar Khan.

Complete Story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2016/04/06/city/islamabad/cases-registered-against-school-owners-over-inadequate-security/

 

CADD Minister for enhanced focus on Autistic Children’s Education

State Minister for Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) Dr Tariq Fazal Chaudry stressed the need for education, training and development for the autistic children, and the provision of awareness to parents about the disease’s symptoms and prevention.

Complete Story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2016/04/06/city/islamabad/cadd-minister-for-enhanced-focus-on-autistic-childrens-education/

 

SC seeks educational record of PML-Q MNA Khadim Hussain

Supreme Court of Pakistan on Tuesday sought educational record of Pakistan Muslim League Q MNA Khadim Hussain from Punjab University, adjourning the hearing till May 4. A five-member bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali heard the case. Counsel for applicant Khawaja Harris, while giving arguments informed the court that there is difference in name on degree and the MNA’s real name.

Complete Story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2016/04/06/city/islamabad/sc-seeks-educational-record-of-pml-q-mna-khadim-hussain/

 

Policy on Technical, Vocational sector in the making

An apex board to be affiliated with all the technical and vocational institutions and a national policy to reform the sector for the next 10 years are in the making. In this regard Minister of State for Federal Education and Professional Training Engr Muhammad Baligh Ur Rehman chaired a meeting regarding the progress report of Federal Board, National Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) and National TVET Policy yesterday.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/islamabad/06-Apr-2016/policy-on-technical-vocational-sector-in-the-making

 

CAREC University will open this year: Ahsan

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Ahsan Iqbal said on Tuesday the Central Asian Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) University would be the “University of the Future” because of the best academic model and faculty of international standard.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/national/06-Apr-2016/carec-university-will-open-this-year-ahsan

http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2016-04-06/page-3

 

Special Education Centre’s in Capital to be upgraded

Minister of State for Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) Dr Tariq Fazal Chaudhry on Tuesday said the state was responsible for providing all-out support to the children with disabilities.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/national/06-Apr-2016/special-education-centres-in-capital-to-be-upgraded

 

Minister directs to establish federal technical board in ICT

Minister of State for Federal Education and Professional Training Engr Muhammad Baligh-ur-Rahman on Tuesday directed the NAVTTC to establish Federal Board of Technical Education and Vocational Training (FBTEVT) as a role model for the technical schools of the entire country.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/islamabad/06-Apr-2016/minister-directs-to-establish-federal-technical-board-in-ict

 

Summary for hiring of 2,300 teachers returned

The Prime Minister Office has rejected a proposal of the Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) for the appointment of 2,300 new teachers. A source at the ministry of Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) told Dawn that CADD had recently moved a summary to the Prime Minister Office for the appointment of 2,300 teachers. However, the Prime Minister Office rejected the summary with objections.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1250233/summary-for-hiring-of-2300-teachers-returned

 

Transfer of many HEC officers

In HEC officers of different departments has been transferred. Notification has been issued in this regard

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/islamabad/03-Apr-2016/465714

 

Students seek difficulty in obtaining admissions

Contradict to ‘Perho Punjab, Barho Punjab’ parents seek difficulty in admissions of their kids in Public school. As public schools are giving free education and books to students, so many parents rushed towards these schools for their kid’s admission but they left with a sorry by saying that our schools have no seats left for more admissions.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2016-04-06/page-4

 

Education is a basic right of every single kid

General council of Islam pura Ch. Mushtaq said education is the basic right of every kid. We are against the closing of inter classes in Gov. Girls higher secondary school and won’t let these classes to be ended, we will be side by side with the parents in this regard.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2016-04-06/page-4

 

Rs. 500 million allotted for University

The minister for planning and development said that Rs. 500 million have been allotted for establishing CAREC University.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-04-06&edition=ISL&id=2283766_14593355

http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103443138&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20160406

 

Private institutes are playing important role in the development of education

The member of the national assembly Malik Abrar expressed that the private institutes are playing an important and positive role in the promotion of education in the country.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-04-06&edition=ISL&id=2283202_56418841

 

Government is working for the betterment of education

Deputy Mayor Islamabad, Chaudhary Riffat Javaid said that the government is working efficiently for the betterment of the education department.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-04-06&edition=ISL&id=2283204_78891263

 

Education of special children to be focused

Member national assembly Dr. Tariq Fazal expressed that the education of special children would be made part of the PM educational reforms programme.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103442587&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20160406

 

18000 pass out of 24000 in 5th and 8th grades

Almost 75% students who appeared in the 5th and 8th grade examinations passed while 620 remained absent.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103443158&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20160406

 

“School Chalo” enrolment drive kick starts

The “School Chalo” enrolment drive has been kick started with a target of enrolling 2.4 million children.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103443140&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20160406

 

Prize distribution ceremony of the innovative school

The prize distribution ceremony of The Innovative Montessori and School was held in Barakhu.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103443169&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20160406

 

Punjab

 

Teachers to be responsible for poor examination results

Education Department on Tuesday has announced that teachers, department heads, and class heads will be held accountable if passing rate of students gets lower than 33% in examination result. Rather than students, government has decided to punish the teachers with poor examinations results. Teachers with less than 33% of passing rate in examination results of 5th and 8th grade will be caught and punished accordingly.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/2016/04/06/teachers-to-be-responsible-for-poor-examination-results/

 

Govt. vows not to leave a single child out of school up to 2017: Mashhood

Provincial Education Minister Rana Mashhood Ahmad Khan has said that every issue including corruption, lawlessness and extremism can be solved if our students get focused on their educational targets. He said that a movement rising from educational institutions can be a successful solution to our chronic problems. Our government has provided best platform to students to go forward for earning good name to their country.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/2016/04/06/govt-vows-not-to-leave-a-single-child-out-of-school-up-to-2017-mashhood/

 

No good teachers, no quality education, says PU VC

Punjab University Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran has said that the standard of education could not be improved if we don’t have good teachers. He said that we will have to work at school level to improve standard of education in Pakistan. He was addressing a seminar on “Emerging Quality Issues in Higher Education in Pakistan” in connection with the celebrations of “World Quality Day” at Al-Raazi Hall here on Tuesday.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/2016/04/06/no-good-teachers-no-quality-education-says-pu-vc/ 

http://nation.com.pk/lahore/06-Apr-2016/no-quality-education-sans-good-teachers-pu-vc

 

Solution to all problems linked to education

Punjab Education Minister Rana Mashhood Ahmad Khan has said that education can solve every issue, including corruption, lawlessness and extremism. Addressing a function in connection with distribution of cash prizes and commendation certificates to the winners of essay-writing and speech competition 2015 here on Tuesday, he said a movement rising from educational institutions could be a successful solution to our chronic problems. 

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/110613-Solution-to-all-problems-linked-to-education

 

No relaxation for fake degree holders

Supreme Court demanded degree record of Khadim Hussain previous member of N-League (NA-188 National Assembly) from Punjab University and postponed the hearing till 4th May.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-04-06/page-3/detail-41

 

Three thousands schools shut in Sindh

Minister Education Nisar Khuro told media that there are three thousands schools in Sindh which are closed, if there is no one to logged a file against the people occupying these schools then registered the FIR by my name. For combating the cheating in exams we have organized a format which will be followed.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-04-06/page-12/detail-3

 

Government has provided a perfect platform to students for stepping forward.

Minister education Rana Mashhood Ahmed khan while prize distribution ceremony that was held in Alhamrah said government has provided a perfect platform to students for progressing. He distributed prizes of 64 lakhs among students who got position in essay writing and debate competition. He said till 2017 there will be no single student who will not get enrolled.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-04-06/page-9/detail-7

 

Punjab Government has taken serious notice of educational issues

Punjab Teachers Union Central General Secretary Rana Liaquat Ali said that Punjab government must take serious notice on educational issues and don’t rely on everything is good reports there are still 35000 empty posts for teachers. This is affecting the education of almost 17, 50000 children.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/metropolitan4/06-Apr-2016/359794 


Single-click emergency alert system

Punjab Education Foundation ordered school partners to set single click emergency alert system for the security of students and teachers. This is the new security system for schools introduced by cellular company.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/metropolitan4/06-Apr-2016/359809

 

Increase in educational budget during Nawaz government

Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran of Punjab University said in Seminar on international standards day which was organized with the help of virtual university. He told that educational budget was increased in Nawaz Government which was decreased by previous government.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/metropolitan4/06-Apr-2016/359811

 

Six killed, 8 Injured In DG Khan Seminary Roof-Collapse

At least six students were killed and eight others seriously injured when the roof of a seminary caved in in Dera Ghazi Khan on Tuesday. Reportedly, around 25 students, studying at the seminary, were buried under debris after its roof collapsed. As rescue efforts got underway, six students pulled out from under rubble were reported dead. Eight others were seriously wounded.

Complete Story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2016/04/06/city/lahore/six-killed-8-injured-in-dg-khan-seminary-roof-collapse/

http://nation.com.pk/national/06-Apr-2016/eight-die-as-roof-of-seminary-collapses 

http://www.dawn.com/news/1250288/five-killed-as-seminary-roof-caves-in

http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-04-06&edition=LHR&id=2284903_28956671

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Police catch six suspects from Lahore seminary

Police took six suspects into custody following a search operation at a seminary in Iqbal Town. In another operation, 10 suspects were arrested in the area around Kot Lakpat Jail. Police nabbed 20 men from Faisalabad in a search operation.

Complete Story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2016/04/06/city/lahore/police-catch-six-suspects-from-lahore-seminary-2/

 

UVAS organises contests for Calligraphy and Painting

The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore arranged Spring Festival 2016 with the theme of “Celebrate Spring and Adding Colors in Life”. Various competitions including calligraphy/Tahtul Lafz, Bait Baazi, paragraph narration, painting, UVAS Hunt 2016 were held in connection with the Spring Festival on Tuesday.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/lahore/06-Apr-2016/uvas-organises-contests-for-calligraphy-and-painting

 

Mashhood for educating next generations

Punjab Minister for Education Rana Mashood has reiterated his commitment to promoting education in the province. “It is our moral and religious duty to train the new generations,” the minister said while addressing a ceremony at Alhamra yesterday. “This act will make out future bright and save the nation from terrorism,” he added.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/lahore/06-Apr-2016/mashhood-for-educating-next-generations

 

Healthcare facilities, schools security inspected

Lahore Division Commissioner Abdullah Khan Sumbal paid a surprise visit to Kasur DHQ Hospital to check the facilities and quality of healthcare being provided to the patients. He also went to the computerised land record Centre; review pace of work on the under-construction sports stadium and security arrangements in schools during his visit on Tuesday.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/national/06-Apr-2016/healthcare-facilities-schools-security-inspected

 

World Quality Day: Quality education imperative for development: Seminar

Speakers at a seminar on ‘Emerging Quality Issues in Higher Education in Pakistan’ stressed the importance of quality education in educational institutions especially higher education for development of any society. The seminar was held at PU in connection to World Quality Day on Tuesday. Virtual University Rector Dr Naveed A Malik, Quality Enhancement Cell (QEC) Director Dr Ami Ijaz, deans of faculties, faculty members and students were also present on occasion.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/punjab/06-Apr-2016/world-quality-day-quality-education-imperative-for-development-seminar

 

UoG fails to get NOC for architecture Dept.

The University of Gujarat could not get a ‘No Objection Certificate’ (NOC) for architecture department of its School of Arts, Design and Architecture (SADA) despite the fact that two batches of students have completed graduation.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1250274/uog-fails-to-get-noc-for-architecture-dept

 

Reluctance to work at BHU,s Punjab govt makes MBBS degree conditional

Admitting its failure in making doctors serve the health facilities in rural areas, the government has announced a new step to get the job done: making grant of MBBS degree conditional with serving basic health units for a certain period of time.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1250285/reluctance-to-work-at-bhus-punjab-govt-makes-mbbs-degree-conditional

 

70% pass 5th and 8th grades exams

Around 70% of the students who appeared in the 5th and 8th grades exams across Punjab have passed.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/04-06-2016/Pindi/pic.asp?picname=48.gif

 

Annual sports week cancelled due to security situation

The annual sports week of a medical college has been cancelled in Rawalpindi owing to the critical law and order situation in the country and specific threats to the educational institutes.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-04-06&edition=ISL&id=2283964_85685621

 

Scholarships for poor students

The department for Zakat and Usher has recommended annual funds for the poor students.

Complete Story:

http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-04-06&edition=ISL&id=2283955_56308033

 

Teachers’ promotion held due to poor results

The promotion of several teachers has been held back and the decision has been taken to send them back to home due to the poor results of their students.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-04-06&edition=ISL&id=2283942_87218982

http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103442601&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20160406

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Revolution from education would be the biggest

The provincial minister Rana Mashhood expressed that the revolution originating from the educational institutes would be the greatest of all.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/04-06-2016/Lahore/pic.asp?picname=02_07.gif

 

Students face problems in getting admissions in Taxila

Students have been facing problems in securing admissions in the schools in Taxila.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-04-06&edition=ISL&id=2283208_90008924

 

Annual exhibition in College Of Home Economics

The exhibition of annual projects was held in the College of Home Economics Gulberg Lahore where students showcased their efforts.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-04-06&edition=LHR&id=2285166_13047890

 

NIM delegate visits Lahore Chamber

A 26 member delegate of the National Institute of Management visited the Lahore Chamber to have an overview of the role of the private sector in the economic growth.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-04-06&edition=LHR&id=2285161_80246199

 

Teachers’ shortage to be covered up for 100% enrolment drive

The general secretary of Punjab Teachers Union expressed that it is necessary to overcome the shortage of teachers in order to have full effects of the enrolment drive.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-04-06&edition=LHR&id=2285156_13720839

 

Lack of facilities hampers the enrolment drive

The enrolment drive in the provincial capital has been badly hampered by the lack of the facilities.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-04-06&edition=LHR&id=2285128_72797652

 

35000 posts for teachers vacant

As many as 35000 posts for teachers are vacant in Punjab causing all kinds of problems in imparting education to the students.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103442592&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20160406

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PTU protests against anti-education policies

The Punjab Teachers Union held a protest against the policies of the government that run against the interest of the development goals of education.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103442966&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20160406

 

Parking stands to be removed outside education institutes

The heads of the educational institutes have been asked to remove the parking stands outside their institutes.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103442963&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20160406

 

Chairman PF congratulates topper

The chairman PF congratulated the topper of the district Chakwal Partner School.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103443697&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20160406

 

Seminar held by collaboration of PU and VU

A seminar was held by the collaboration of PU and VU where the speakers expressed that in order to improve the standard of education; the schools should be focused on.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103443700&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20160406

 

Non parliamentary language used against Baloch’s in Text Books

A petition has been filed in the high court that derogatory terms have been used against the Baloch’s in some of the text books.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/04-06-2016/Pindi/pic.asp?picname=618.gif

 

Sindh

 

Importance of research highlighted at training workshop

Promotion of research culture is vital for the prosperity of the society and people so that knowledge based society maybe established. Research must be free from all biases and based on facts. Panama leaks documents must be reviewed and examined on factual grounds not political likings or disliking and political point scoring must be avoided.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/2016/04/06/importance-of-research-highlighted-at-training-workshop/

 

Commissioner Karachi visits SSC exam Centre’s

Commissioner Karachi, Syed Asif Haider Shah, on Tuesday visited examination Centre’s for the on-going matric examinations being organized by the Board of Secondary Education Karachi (BSEK). He was accompanied by the Chairman of the BSEK, Anwar Ahmed Zia, and Additional Inspector General Police Karachi, Mushtaq Mahar.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/2016/04/06/commissioner-karachi-visits-ssc-exam-centres/ 

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Exam time: Fifty-Four cheating cases registered by BSEK Vigilance Teams

It has been a week since the annual exams for 2016 of the Board of Secondary Education, Karachi (BSEK), started and a total of 54 cases of cheating have been registered by the board’s vigilance teams. “We have arrested the facilitators in all the cases and handed them over to the police,” BSEK chairperson Anwar Ahmed Zai told The Express Tribune. He added that officials found involved in cheating were also removed from their posts.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1079320/exam-time-fifty-four-cheating-cases-registered-by-bsek-vigilance-teams/

 

Two teachers held for helping students cheat

Five teachers were arrested for helping students taking exams cheat in two schools in Malir on Tuesday. The teachers were caught by an anti-copy vigilance team set up by Malir deputy commissioner Mohammed Ali Shah to catch culprits involved in cheating in examinations.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1250183/two-teachers-held-for-helping-students-cheat

 

HEC denied the ranking of Sindh University as ‘W’ 

Vice Chancellor of the Sindh University litigated many times in his speeches that Sindh University is ranked under W category in HEC. This was proved to be wrong in HEC website.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/assets/nawaiwaqt/uploads/epaper/2016-04-06/Karachi/epaper_images/epaper_img_1459899126.gif

 

Examination centers must be peaceful and free from cheating

Commissioner Asif Haider Shah visit many schools of the area and explained that government is really working for making exam centers peaceful and error free.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2016-04-06/page-2

 

Order for increasing student enrollment in Sindh University

Vice chancellor Muhammad Ali Sheikh called up a sudden session of heads and directors of university and ordered to start enrollment expedition as soon as possible and advised them to give admission to all those students who applied for admission in the University

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2016-04-06/page-2

 

5 teachers involved in cheating arrested

5 teachers were arrested who were found aiding the cheating in the examination centers of Karachi. Strict action has been ordered against such elements.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-04-06&edition=KCH&id=2284728_96031049

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Alert gadget found from an exam center

A gadget has been found from an examination center that alerts the arrival of the checking team.

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3000 schools are closed in Sindh

Provincial minister Nisar Khorro said that around 3000 schools have been captured by people and hence are non-operational.

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Transparency should be ensured at examination Centers

The Commissioner of Karachi has ordered to ensure complete transparency at the examination Centre’s all across the city.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-04-06&edition=KCH&id=2283895_66972406

 

IMT delegate meets Dr. Shagufta

A delegate from the Institute of Management and Technology met Dr. Shagufta, the dean for Education at the University of Karachi.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-04-06&edition=KCH&id=2283894_59451001

 

Board teams fail to curb cheating in examinations

Islami Jamiat Tulba Sindh representative Ayaz Ali Imrani said that the teams of the education board meant to curb cheating during the matric exams have failed.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103442266&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20160406

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No load shedding requested during exam

The social workers have demanded to stop load shedding during the examination hours.

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90 Pc irregular postings in BBSU

A case has been filed in NAB that states that around 90% of postings in the Benazir Bhutto Shaheed University have been above law. An investigation has been ordered by the NAB.

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KU workshop emphasizes research without bias

A workshop was held in the Karachi University where the speakers expressed that the research should be free of bias and extremism.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103442947&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20160406

 

Editorial/Op-Ed

 

Misleading text of textbooks By ‘Sabir Haider’

As education is the basic need of a student, so he should be provided the best and the quality education. Basically, he should be guided and educated in a way that he can be able to guide others. But unfortunately, our course books are not supporting us to get quality education. Balochistan Textbook Board has been supplying faulty text books to overall schools in the Province.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/2016/04/06/misleading-text-of-textbooks/

 

Reading habits By ‘Safeer Ahmad’

Reading habits and effort to seek knowledge are those qualities that advanced nations have. Although we are living in advance era of internet and computer but we cannot break our relationship with books. In Europe and other advanced areas books, magazines and newspapers are being published in millions daily and people buy and read them with interest.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/letters/06-Apr-2016/reading-habits

 

College without Toilets By ‘Khalifa Aba Bakar’

I am writing to the dear readers of ‘The Nation’ that Atta Shad Degree College does not have single toilet, owing to which students sustain umpteen for answer the call of nature. It is quite awkward since we can find toilets in Primary school as Atta Shad Degree College is in the list of most populist college where that deficiency of toilets.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/letters/06-Apr-2016/college-without-toilets

 

Terrorism vs Education By ‘Jalib Niaz’

Terrorism, which is unlawful act of violence, destroys the economy of country, darkening the future of the upcoming generation. But education is the only powerful weapon which can turn an uncivilized nation like ours into a ruler of this universe. Likewise, in this modern era, Muslim terrorist are spreading violence.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/letters/06-Apr-2016/terrorism-vs-education

 

Poor performance of educational institutes in Punjab

39% of government educational institutes in Punjab lack the basic facilities and the situation is worse in other related matters of educational institutes.

Complete Story:

http://e.dunya.com.pk/index.php?e_name=LHR&edate=2016-04-06&page=12

 

Terrorism and Syllabus

A high level meeting was held under the chairmanship of the PM Nawaz Sharif where it was stressed that the syllabus of all levels of education should not contain anything related to extremism.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103443058&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20160406

 

Letters to the Editor

 

“Performance” of the education department

There is no high school in the vast locality of Sabzazar and Johar Town Lahore, neither girls nor boys.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-04-06&edition=LHR&id=2285103_29988790

 

Increasing trend of cheating cases

The increasing trend in the cheating cases has been observed that is depicting the destruction of the youth of the nation.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/04-06-2016/Lahore/pic.asp?picname=09_09.gif

Regional Press: 

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Control Room established for Intermediate Exams

Peshawar: A circular issued by the BISE, Peshawar says a Control Room is being established by the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education Peshawar during HSSC Annual Examination 2016 for the students, parents and the public at large from 08:00 AM to 04:00 PM daily. The Control Room will be manned by two staff members available at the following phone numbers; 091-926878, 091-922207

Facilitation cum Complaint Cell: 091-9216262, 091-9216264

Email Address: complaints@bisep.com.pk

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

Government and private school curriculum must be similar: Saeeda Haseena

Chota Lahore: The government and private school curriculum must be the same. Due to differences in the curriculum, both students and parents are confused. These views were expressed by poet, author and Chief Guest Saeeda Haseena in an inauguration ceremony of a Middle school.

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

ADO Mardan, 3 officers along with 7 employees changed

Peshawar: Due to public complaints ADO Education Mardan, 3 Officers and 7 employees were not allowed to work. The notification of their transfer has been issued.

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

Department of Education and Political Administration should encourage private educational institutions, Javed Khan

Mohmand Agency: A private school principal, Mr. Javed Khan and many others said that the education department and political administration should encourage private educational institutes because they play a very positive role in education and are bringing the educational revolution.

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

Boundary wall of Girls Primary School destroyed due to earthquake

Tor Dher:  The President PTC District Swabi, Mr. Mohim Shah Mohim demanded the construction of Girls’ Primary School boundary wall which was destroyed during an earthquake.

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

Performance of education department reveals

Peshawar: All the claims of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government have revealed their poor performance in the education department. During this year, almost 16 billion rupees have had to invest in education but due to a lack of abilities all these plans have been delayed. The specialized amount in ADP has to invest on 299 schemes but 10 months have passed however only 350 plans of education have not started yet.

Complete Story:  Daily Akhbar-e-Khyber, Peshawar, Page No.3

Peshawar Boards will award medals to top holders of 2015

Peshawar: The Peshawar Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education will award the medals to 2015’s top holders on 15th April after the consultation with the Minister for Education the date will be fixed.  Approximately 26 medals were distributed among the top position holders.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103443340&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20160406

Balochistan

Notice should be taken of closure of Nigoor Joorkaan Primary school: Naseer Ahmed

District Gawadar: The Deputy Organizer BSO Gawadar, Mr. Naseer Ahmed said Nigoor Joorkaan Primary school has been closed for the past few months. Due to the absenteeism of teachers, the students’ education is at risk.

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Girls College Muslim Bagh is inactive from 1.5monts: PSF

District Quetta: The Provincial President PSF, Mr. Inam Kakar along with others said that educational activities are in halt at Girls College Muslim Bagh for the past month and a half. The college closed for the winter vacations and has yet to reopen.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/04-06-2016/Quetta/page2.asp

Activation of closed schools; improving the education system is a top priority: DEO Panjgoor

District Panjgoor: The DEO Panjgoor Mr. Dad Jan Baloch said that reopening of closed schools, improving the education system and enlightening children with modern education are our priorities. He said a teachers’ role is very important in modifying education system in Panjgoor. The basic facilities will be provided in all educational institutions.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103442409&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20160406

Action will be taken against people hindering educational development: Abdul Raheem Ziaratwal

District Nasirabad: The Advisor to Education Mr. Abdul Raheem Ziaratwal said Government is taking steps towards educational betterment. He said the office closure of International NGO UNICEF is a matter of investigation and its culprits will be put behind bars. Action will be taken against people who are producing hindrances in Educational development. He added parents should cooperate for betterment of education department.

Complete Story: Daily Aazadi Quetta, Page No.6

28 educational institutions closed in Tehsil Tamboo

District Nasirabad: Around 28 educational institutions are closed in Tehsil Tamboo where the local people are keeping livestock in now. Educational emergency was just a facade in Baluchistan and the on-ground realities are drastic. Illiteracy rate in area is increasing due to closure of schools. 

Complete Story: Daily Nai-Baat Quetta, Page No.8

Punjab

Madrassa school roof collapses

District Dera Ghazi Khan: Attached Madrasa collapsed near Multan Road where 5 children died and 13 were badly injured. The District Management Authorities reached the spot and declared emergency in hospitals. Rescue 1122 officials timely operated Rescue Services.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2016-04-06/page-1

Students without text books

District Bahawalpur: PEF (Punjab Education Foundation) Schools results were declared however students still have not received textbooks. The books are not even available in the market. Parents protested against the negligence of the education department and demanded action against responsible authorities.

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Page No. 11

No compromise on security arrangement for educational institutes

District Dera Ghazi Khan: Mr. Nadeem-Ul-Rehman DCO (District Coordination Officer) Dera Ghazi Khan said while addressing in a meeting that the Punjab Government has decided to take action against those Educational Institutions Heads who are not paying proper attention towards security arrangements of their institutions. In addition, Institution Heads will be arrested or warning letters will issue if security arrangements will not completed immediately.

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Page No.8

Unsatisfactory results of the middle class

District Rajanpur: Residents and parents stand against unsatisfactory result of the students of 8th Class of Government Girls High School. Only two students have pass out of 58. Parents have demanded the Chief Minister Punjab to take notice against responsible.

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

Daily Ausaf, Rahim Yar Khan. Page No. 2

Sindh

10 Students caught in copy case

District Mirpurkhas: The Chairman Education Board Mirpurkhas visited the examination center of Government High School Khadiro along with other team officers. He caught ten students cheating during the exam and removed five invigilators under allegations of involved in cheating.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130380202&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20160406

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Sukkur Board declares practical exam schedule

District Sukkur: The Controller of Examinations education Board Sukkur, Mr. Abdul Sami Soomro has announced the schedule of annual practical of ninth and Matric. All practical examinations will be conducted after 11th April, 2016.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130380239&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20160406

Protest for School building

District Khairpur Mirs: The social and political parties of Jarwar continued to protest along with students for a new school building in the city.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2016-04-06/news/page3/1%20(43).htm

Matric Examinations, ‘copy culture’ on the rise

District Larkana: The papers of English subject were conducted under the supervision of Larkana Education Board, but as usual, relatives of the students were fetching cheating papers to the students. On the other hand, vigilance team of the board caught 233 candidates during their visit of different centers and arresting 20 facilitators.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2016-04-06/news/page8/1%20(1).htm

Protest against setting up dispensary in school building

District Sanghar: A protest was carried out by the youth from Khipro before Press Club Karachi against setting up a dispensary in School building.

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Cheating did not stop in examination centers

Karachi/ Hyderabad/ Sukkur/ Larkana: The process of cheating did not stop in the matriculation examinations, under Karachi, Hyderabad, Sukkur, Mirpurkhas and Larkana Education Boards. The question paper was out before starting time and about 800 candidates were caught copying.

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Teams were formed to root out ‘copy culture’: Mr. Khuhro

District Larkana: The Minister for Education, Mr. Nisar Ahmed Khuhro has said during free text book distribution program at Government School Akil, near Larkana, that teams were formed to end copy culture. He added that Sindh Government is providing free text books to boys and girls.

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Other Cadre Teachers continue protest against withholding of salary

District Khairpur Mirs: The teachers of Other Cadre continued hunger strike protest against the stoppage of salary for past 40 months.

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Millions of students deprived of free text books

Hyderabad: Millions of students could not get free government text books after completion of fourth to eighth class annual examinations. The management of education department was unaware about the conditions.

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Two primary schools dysfunctional for the past two years

District Dadu: The Government Boys Primary Schools of village Khair Muhammad Arija and Ramzan Arain have been dysfunctional for the last two years due to carelessness of the higher authorities. The children are left to work in fields and rear animals.

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Five teachers arrested on providing cheating to students

Karachi: Crackdown is carried out against cheating in the examination centers under the directive of Deputy Commissioner Malir, Mr. Syed Muhammad Ali Shah. Three teachers were arrested in Shumaila Public School, Gulshan Askari and two in Government Boys and Girls School Labor squire.

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More than twenty schools dysfunctional in Taluka K.N Shah

District Dadu: More than twenty Government Primary Schools are found dysfunctional, including a village School of MPA Muslim League (N), Ms. Sorath Thebo in Khairpur Nathan Shah leaving hundreds of Children deprived of basic education.

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