7 October 2015

National Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

 

Lakki teachers get tablet computers, printers

The local education department on Tuesday distributed tablet computers and printers to the teachers of public sector schools to help them to learn computer skills. District education officer Haziqur Rehman and deputy district education officer Mohammad Sheraz gave the computers to the heads and other teachers of government higher secondary schools at a ceremony at Tajazai.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=07_10_2015_183_003

GGHS Rashon Honours Position Holder Students

The position holder students of class 9th and class 10th of the Government Girls High Secondary School Rashon, Mustooj, Chitral, were honoured the other day at school premises. Naib Nazim Tehsil Council, Mastooj, Sardar Hakeem was the chief guest on this occasion.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=274898

 

Need for Degree College at Bannu

Joint Secretary Muslim League has requested Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to establish a Post Graduate College at Bannu.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103104320&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20151007

 

Provision of computers in schools

Member Provincial Assembly and Parliamentarian Secretary Excise and Taxation approved the proposal for provision of computers in Government High School, Machi.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103104321&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20151007

 

Lack of schools at Shangla

District Councilor, UC CHOGA Shangla, stressed the lack of primary and middle schools at UC Choga.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Peshawar/2015-10-07/page-8/detail-7

 

College students in Khar hold protest for shifting to new building

The students of a state-run college staged a protest and demanded the political administration to shift them to the new building of the Government Degree College in Barkhalozo. 

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-344172-College-students-in-Khar-hold-protest-for-shifting-to-new-building

 

UoP administration returns scheme grant to HEC

Students of University of Peshawar, especially those from remote areas, have expressed rage over the lapse of Prime Minister’s Tuition Fee Reimbursement Scheme funds. On the question of the MPA, Minister for Higher Education and Information Mushtaq Ghani said that the amount was returned to HEC as it had expired. 

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/968483/lapsed-amount-uop-administration-returns-scheme-grant-to-hec/

 

Balochistan

 

Over 400 fake teachers found in Balochistan

Education officials in Balochistan have uncovered more than 400 fake teachers but believe the real figure could be in thousands, a senior UN source told The Nation yesterday. An investigation is now underway to establish how many non-existent teachers are registered after an inquiry revealed more than 900 ‘ghost schools’ and 234,000 fake students in the province.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-10-07/page-3/detail-11

 

Increasing Balochi quota in Punjab Universities

The Governor Punjab said that completion of Rahdari project is beneficial not only for Balochistan but also for Pakistan. He said that the government of Punjab will increases quota of Balochi students in the universities of Punjab Region.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/10-07-2015/quetta/page1.asp

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Unpleasant situation surrounding Girls School Chaman

The parents of the students of Girls School Chaman reported that the girls’ were facing hurdles in attending the school owing to the inappropriate behavior exhibited by strangers within the vicinity of the school.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/10-07-2015/quetta/page8.asp

 

Providing free education to students is a challenge

Provincial Education Advisor said that provision of free education to children is a big challenge. He added that the dropout rate in Balochistan was significantly high and that concerted efforts had to be made to bring the quality of education in Balochistan at par with other regions of the country.
Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103103429&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20151007

 

Islamabad

 

Over 42,000 govt. primary schools lack clean water and toilets

Data compiled by the Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training depicts a grim picture of government schools with more than 42,000 public sector primary schools being deprived of clean drinking water and an equal number operating without toilets. The official data shows that the number of schools without clean drinking water has increased significantly during last few years. 

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-344149-Over-42000-govt-primary-schools-lack-clean-water-toilets

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Improper schooling in residential areas should not be allowed

Private schools functioning informally in residential houses, lacking necessary and adequate school infrastructure should be banned, said Cabinet Committee.
Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/10-07-2015/pindi/page3.asp

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AIOU announces fee exemption for students of flood-hit regions

Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) on Tuesday announced fee exemption for the students of flood-hit regions for autumn-2015 semester. The exemption will be available only to its continuing students of SSC-HSSC and B.A level, said a news release on Tuesday. The students of affected areas who have already deposited fee for autumn, 2015 semester will be adjusted against the fee of next semesters.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-10-07/page-2/detail-9

 

School teachers awarded certificates

Over 10 school teachers from Islamabad, Abbottabad, Swat, and Peshawar were awarded certificates upon successful completion of a course held as part of the Oxford Teachers’ Academy (OTA), on Monday at Oxford University Press bookshop. 

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/968522/trainer-training-schoolteachers-awarded-certificates/

 

IIU female campus marks Teachers Day

The female campus of International Islamic University (IIU) organised a walk to mark the World Teacher’s Day with an aim to highlight the significant contribution of teachers to the societal wellbeing.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-344080-IIU-female-campus-marks-Teachers-Day

 

IHC seeks IIUI reply in director appointment case

The Islamabad High Court yesterday issued notices to the president and director general of International Islamic University Islamabad in a petition challenging the appointment of additional director (HR) of the university.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2015-10-07/page-13/detail-2

http://tribune.com.pk/story/968603/degree-verification-iiui-additional-director-in-hot-water/

 

177 MPhil, PhD scholars fail to complete their degrees

The Higher Education Commission (HEC) is finding it increasingly difficult to lure back scholars who go abroad to complete their MPhil and PhD studies. Around 177 MPhil and PhD scholars who availed the Higher Education Commission’s scholarships abroad have failed to complete their education, while at least 110 others did not return to Pakistan and managed to settle in their respective countries.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/968595/brain-drain-177-mphil-phd-scholars-fail-to-complete-their-degrees/

 

NUML holds alumni meet

The Faculty of Higher Studies (FHS) of National University of Modern Languages (NUML) organised its first-ever Postgraduate Alumni Meeting at the NUML Auditorium, says a press release. 

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-344083-NUML-holds-alumni-meet

 

Representatives of 22 UK universities interact with students

The Roots Millennium Schools (RMS) Flagship Millennium Campus, I-9/3, organised a visit of the representatives of 22 leading UK universities to brief students on Global Undergraduate Scholarships, says a press release. The visiting representatives of the universities briefed students on scholarships and courses.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-344084-Representatives-of-22-UK--universities-interact-with--students

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Walid Mushtaq wins FPCCI award

RIS CEO Walid Mushtaq has won FPCCI Achievement Award 2015 for third consecutive year for his efficient working style in various traits. He has been awarded gold medal for being an educationist with a vision to elevate the educational standards in Pakistan, an entrepreneur with a passion to develop innovative businesses with global impact, and most importantly a patriot dedicated to the betterment of our society through community mobilization and women empowerment. 

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-344088-Walid-Mushtaq-wins-FPCCI-award

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Faisal Mushtaq among 500 most influential muslims

Globally celebrated and nationally decorated educationist, student counselor, teaching & learning innovator and classrooms entrepreneur of Pakistan, Chaudhry Faisal Mushtaq has been included in the list of the 500 most influential Muslim personalities for the second consecutive year. Acknowledging his immense popularity and growing influence among Pakistani youth, the world’s leading research organization Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre in Jordon has included him in its list for the 2nd year, which is a pride for Pakistan. 

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=274941

 

COMSATS welcomes Palestine as its 23rd member state

The State of Palestine has joined the Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the South (COMSATS) as its 23rd member state, on October 5, 2015, which also marked Comsats’ 21st anniversary.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-344090-Comsats-welcomes-Palestine-as-its-23rd-member-state

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Punjab

 

Govt. stopped from taking coercive measures against private schools

The Lahore High Court on Tuesday restrained the Punjab government from taking coercive measures against private schools with regard to their fee structure and directed it to submit a reply on petitions against newly promulgated Punjab Private Educational Institutions and Regulations (Amendment) Ordinance 2015.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=07_10_2015_002_008

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City School hosts College Night at Johar Town campus

The City Schools hosted a College Night at Ravi Campus, Johar Town on Tuesday. The event provided a platform for students to access vital information regarding university admissions. Students learned about the process, criteria and financial aid options. A multitude of renowned international and local universities sponsored the event and their representatives addressed the queries of students who came form across the region including PFL, Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) and Deakin University.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-10-07/page-14/detail-5

 

Home Economics College to get varsity status

The Punjab government is turning Gulberg`s College of Home Economics into a university through a law whose draft bill is scheduled to be tabled in the provincial assembly in its session beginning from Wednesday (today).

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=07_10_2015_177_003

 

Dengue walks by AIMS schools

AIMS organized a special walk for awareness about Dengue. President All Pakistan Private Schools Association was also present on the occasion.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2015-10-07/page-2

 

Teachers assigned non-teaching duties

Secretary Education has assigned teachers of 110 schools tasks pertaining to the upcoming local body elections..

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103102978&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20151006

 

MBA admission

Punjab University (PU) Examinations Department has issued a schedule for submission of admission fees and forms for MBA (3 ½-year programme) Part-I, II and III Annual Examination 2015.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-344110-MBA-admission

 

BISE employees’ trade union registration annulled

The Lahore High Court has annulled the registration of employees union at Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE), Lahore as a trade union registered by Registrar Trade Union. Justice Sajid Mahmood Sethi passed this order allowing a petition filed by the BISE and observed that the services of the board employees fell under ambit of “essential service” in light of a notification issued by Punjab Governor.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-344122-BISE-employees-trade-union-registration-annulled

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UoG contract workers protest sacking

Scores of contract employees of the University of Gujrat (UoG) demonstrated on Tuesday at the district government complex for being sacked by the varsity administration.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=07_10_2015_178_004

 

TEVTA To Introduce Courses For Confectionery Industry

TEVTA will introduce demand driven courses for confectionery industry. Orientation to Workplace Skills and Occupational Health & Safety procedures course will be initiated at Govt. Apprenticeship Training Centre, Township, Lahore, as pilot project. 

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=274987

 

Sindh

 

Over 300 parents move SHC against hike in private school fee

The Sindh High Court on Tuesday restrained the management of a private educational institute from taking any coercive action against dozens of students for the recovery of exorbitant tuition fee.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=07_10_2015_117_003

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Schools divided on local holiday

While the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation on Tuesday notified that all its offices and educational institutions attached with it would remain closed on Oct 7 in connection with Hazrat Abdullah Shah Ghazi’s Urs, schools across the city were divided on the issue of local holiday in the absence of a notification from the education department.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=07_10_2015_117_004

 

Rifts within intermediate education board deepen

All is not well at the Board of Intermediate Education Karachi (BIEK), it was evident on Tuesday after several staffers, teachers and lecturers there came out holding placards and chanting slogans against the chairman. Due to this, BIEK chairman Mohammad Akhtar Ghori called a press conference in the afternoon to take the media into confidence about the recent goings-on at the board.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=07_10_2015_117_007

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Education secretary claims PPP leaders are pressurising him

Sindh education secretary Fazlullah Pechuho has alleged that politicians in the ruling Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) have started pressuring him to restore the ghost teachers who were suspended by him [Pechuho].

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/968520/say-no-to-appeasement-education-secretary-claims-ppp-leaders-are-pressurising-him/

 

Closed Schools

Federal Minister Abdul Hakim Balochi had a meeting with Secretary Education concerning the closure of schools. The issues of teachers and several other education issues were also discussed in the meeting.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2015-10-07/page-3

 

Manipulation of results by Inter Doard

Chairman Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Akhtar Ghouri, said that students have been bribing concerned officials for positions in the intermediate board. He added that the top position holder of Intermediate was unable to clear the entry test for higher education.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103103589&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20151007

 

Discontinuity after primary education

Commissioner Hyderabad Division has asked for a report on the current status of education in Hyderabad Division. He said that the low transition rate from primary to middle school in the division was alarming.
Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103103748&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20151007

 

Dawn Spelling Bee contest Sukkur round held

More than 250 contestants of around 25 schools participated in the lith Dawn in Education National Spelling Bee-2015 competition Sukkur round held at the auditorium of Sukkur Institute of Business Administration here on Tuesday.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=07_10_2015_119_003

 

KU can expel students for inviting supermodels, not for bringing guns

At the University of Karachi (KU), inviting a supermodel facing charges of money laundering as a guest speaker can get you suspended. Bringing weapons to campus will, however, merely get you a show-cause notice. On Monday, the varsity expelled a student, Araib Khan, for inviting Ayyan Ali to campus without obtaining prior approval from university officials. 

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/968473/setting-priorities-ku-can-expel-students-for-inviting-supermodels-not-for-bringing-guns/

 

HU to host contest for solutions to social, scientific problems

Pakistan’s most innovative young minds have a new forum to present their ground-breaking ideas, as Habib University will host Falling Walls Lab Karachi on Saturday, October 10which is an exciting competition for solutions to Pakistan’s most pressing social and scientific problems.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-10-07/page-15/detail-5

 

Editorial/op-ed

 

Ghost schools, ghost teachers and now- ghost students

The presence of ghost schools, ghost teachers and now, ghost students is alarming and calls for timely and effective measures at the federal as well as provincial level.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=274914

 

Expelled for Ayyan

The Karachi University administration has expelled the student who had invited the infamous supermodel Ayyan for the inauguration of a business venture at the campus in August. The student will no longer be allowed to take admission in any course of the university in future, according to the notification of the university’s registrar.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-10-07/page-6/detail-1

 

Punjab Education Endowment Fund by Dr Muhammad Ajmal

The Government of Punjab is benefiting a substantial number of under-privileged children through its Education Endowment Fund which is a positive and revolutionary initiative.
Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-10-07/page-3/detail-64

 

Educating the educators

The Higher Education Commission, in collaboration with the British Council Pakistan organized a workshop for the capacity-building of university staff under its activities program in which teams from 30 public universities participated.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/10-07-2015/pindi/page8.asp

 

Letters to the Editor

 

Scapegoats at KU

The KU administration seems to have made the two students scapegoats. The decision is based on ‘penalising the most vulnerable’. Why was action not taken against the officials concerned directly under whose noses the university security was breached and the model arrived on campus with her armed guards? 

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-11-344202-Scapegoats-at-KU

 

Pay up or pack up!

We live in a country where selling education has become the top most profitable industry. A country, where education is for only the rich, who are less than 10% of total population, than what will become of the masses? You are the masses you have to think about your children’s future. Think and Decide!

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/letters/07-Oct-2015/pay-up-or-pack-up

Regional Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

 

Demand for establishment of Post Graduate Girls College in Bannu:  F.M.Sabir

The Provincial Joint Secretary of Muslim League N has demanded from the Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to establish the Post Graduate Girls College in Bannu.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/index.aspx?Issue=NP_PEW&Page=National_Page003&Date=20151007&Pageno=3&View=1

 

Jamrud, Middle School Tarkhel without facilities

The Government Middle School Tarkhel is deprived of basic facilities such as furniture and clean drinking water for the teachers and students. 

Complete Story: Daily Mashriq, Peshawar, Page No. 04

 

Meeting of Teaching Assistants Survival Society Lakki Marwat

The Teaching Assistants Survival Society Lakki Marwat observed a meeting which was presided over by the District Coordinator, Syed Mursaleen Shah.

Complete Story: Daily Awam-un-nas, Peshawar, Page No. 03

 

Demand for the cancellation of DEO’s transfer

The National Education Foundation Nowshera In charge, Mian Mr. Shah Nawaz Kaka Khel said that the transfer order of District Education Officer Nowshera Muhammad Inaam Toru transfer should be cancelled because it would bear adverse consequences for the educational activities in the area. He added that the DEO had played a crucial role in the betterment of the schools in the district.

Complete Story: Daily Surkhab, Peshawar, Page No. 03

 

Haripur University’s students disease-struck

The canteen in University of Haripur has been providing substandard food items and edibles to the students, which has resulted in the deterioration of their health. Parents of the affected students have demanded from the concerned university officials to investigate the matter and to take strict action against those found responsible. 
Complete Story: Daily Subah, Peshawar, Page No. 03

 

Political interference in education department should be eradicated

President Tanzeem Asataza District Swabi, Mr. Fida Muhammad said that political inference in the workings of the education department in Swabi should be eradicated and meritocracy should be entrenched. In addition to this, he urged the government to announce a special allowance for teachers on the occasion of World Teacher’s Day.

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Peshawar, Page No. 03

 

Balochistan

 

Schools closed in Bill Nigore & Dasht: Javeed Iqbal

The Chairman Union Council Bill-Nigoor, Mr. Javeed Iqbal said in statement that several schools of Bill-Nigoor and Dashat including girls’ schools were closed. He added that no more than 2 to 5 teachers were present in the schools and a majority of teachers remained consistently absent from schools.
Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/Multimedia/online_pages/current/page_2.html

 

Provision of free education is a challenge: Advisor Education

The Advisor Education, Mr. Raza Barech, Zubaida Jalal and others said that the drop-out rate in Balochistan was too high which reflects poorly on the education system in place in the province. Mr. Raza Barech added that the provision of free education to all children under Article 25-A of the Constitution is a prime responsibility of the state but unfortunately, the government is faced with several challenges in this regard.
Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103103429&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20151007

 

Disclosure of 900 ghost schools: Molana Wassay

The parliamentary opposition leader Molana Wassay of JUI said that the disclosure of 900 ghost schools in Balochistan is a move to entangle the successive chief minister in a plethora of problems.
Complete Story: Daily Baakhabar, Quetta, Page No. 08

 

Need for qualified teachers in the province: Nasrullah Zairay

MPA Mr. Nasrullah Zairay while addressing the inauguration ceremony of the training of lecturers said that teachers’ training plays an important role in the career development of students. He added that Balochistan is lagging behind in education as compared to other provinces and in order to raise the standard of education in the province, teachers have to participate wholeheartedly in training sessions so as to enhance their skills.
Complete Story: Daily Baakhabar, Quetta, Page No. 03

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NTS pass female candidates still deprived of appointment orders

The parents of NTS pass female candidates said in a meeting that recruitments had been done by the education department based on patronage and were a gross violation of merit. 
Complete Story: Daily Baakhabar, Quetta, Page No: 08

 

Illegal admissions in Bolan Medical College intolerable: PSF

The Pashtoon Student Federation declared in a statement that the illegal admissions in Bolan Medical College would not be tolerated at any cost.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/10-07-2015/Quetta/page2.asp

 

Punjab

 

Primary school without furniture; 2 teachers for 150 children

The Government Primary School Kacha Gopang in District Lodhran has a student strength of 150 children who are being taught by only 2 teachers. The school also lacks basic facilities such as furniture and washrooms.

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

 

Educators without salaries for 5 months

The recently appointed 650 male and female teachers have not received their salaries for the past 5 months.

Complete Story: Daily AUSAF, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No. 08

 

Teacher rapes student; no action by EDO

Mr. Saheeb, a school teacher Government High School Adda Bhullar raped a student from the school along with a friend of his. A case was registered against the alleged and the medical report proved the heinous act had indeed been committed. While both criminals were arrested, the culprit teacher, Saheeb got a bail and resumed his duty as a teacher at the school.
Complete Story: Daily AUSAF, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No. 08

 

Sindh

 

Repaired school building in deplorable condition

The building of Government Higher Secondary School Naudero was repaired recently, but due to usage of substandard material, its condition is awful. The collapse of various sections of the building has left five students injured so far. The residents have urged the Education Minister, Mr. Nisar Ahmed Khuhro and Secretary Education, Mr. Fazal Ul Allah Pechuho to take notice of the situation.
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Protest for school building

The residents of village Ali Murad Rind, District Badin, protested before press club Pungrio against the non-availability of school building in their village. 
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DC visits schools of District Matiari

The Deputy Commissioner visited various schools of Matiyari including, Dato Bhatti, Girls School Shaikh Thear, Boys Primary School Jeeand Kot, Primary School Mosa Chand and others. During his visit, he warned teachers against absenteeism and said strict action would be taken against non-compliants.
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Middle school building without facilities

The building of Government Middle School Dolatabad is in a sorry state and is facing acute shortage of basic facilities. More than 108 students are compelled to sit out in the open sky due to non-availability of proper classrooms.

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Report demanded on condition of schools and ghost teachers

Divisional Commissioner Hyderabad, Mr. Asif Hyder Shah has directed the concerned authorities to compile data on ghost teachers and condition of schools in the division and submit it to his office so that it may be brought into the attention of Chief Minister Sindh, Mr. Syed Qaim Ali Shah.
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Sindh High Court conducts hearing of private school fee hike case

The Sindh High Court has called upon Secretary Education, Mr. Fazal Ul Allah Pechuho and private schools’ owners to present explanation on the matter of private school fee hike. The step was taken after applications of several parents against private schools for charging extra fees. The private schools have been directed not to take any action against the students who have not paid the extra fees.

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Free text books scandal
In response to the scandal of free text books whereby thousands of books had been kept in storage instead of being distributed among the students of District Mirpurkhas, the education department, in an attempt to mitigate the outrage, has distributed the text books among the schools of Kingri in District Khairpur Mirs. 
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Corruption in Education Board Karachi: Chairman Inter Board

The Chairman Inter Board Karachi has declared in a press conference that a substantial corruption was taking place in the board whereby candidates were topping the board in exchange for sizeable bribes to the concerned officials.
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