December 22, 2014

Khyber Pakhtunkhua

 

Girls’ middle school upgraded to secondary level

The Upper Dir district development advisory committee chairman Malik Behram Khan has said that uplift schemes in the area would improve the living standard of people.

Addressing a function at Khall here on Sunday, he also announced that Rs25.3 million had been allocated for upgradation of the girls middle school in Khall Bar Kalay area to higher secondary level.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1152414/girls-middle-school-upgraded-to-secondary-level

 

Swat poets pay homage to school attack victims

MINGORA: Poets from across the Swat district paid homage to the victims of the Peshawar school attack through their verses at a poetry session held at Rahimabad area here on Sunday.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1152419/swat-poets-pay-homage-to-school-attack-victims

 

Safety of schools to be ensured: minister

Provincial finance minister Muzaffar Syed said on Saturday that the government would provide a secure environment to students of educational institutions. Addressing the prize distribution ceremony of the annual sports’ competitions among the government middle schools of Lower Dir at Sher Khani, Maidan, the minister said that the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government had increased budget for providing quality education to the students of public sector schools.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1152245

 

Govt asked to build school in name of each APS victim

As outrage and grief over the Peshawar school massacre continued to pour in from across the world, the students of different educational institutions here have put up an encouraging demand to the government to build a school in the name of every student killed or wounded in the Dec 16 attack on the Army Public School, Peshawar.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1151998/govt-asked-to-build-school-in-name-of-each-aps-victim

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More rallies held in Peshawar against school attack

Members of All Pakistan Minorities Alliance (APMA) and students of the member schools of All Private Schools Executive Association, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, held protest rallies and demonstrations here on Saturday against the killing of students in militant attack on the Army Public School, Peshawar.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1152248

 

School Burnt at Bisham

Extremist completely burnt a girls primary School at Bisham. It was a terrorist activity. Due to severe firework school burnt at all.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Karachi/2014-12-22/page-8/detail-26

http://e.jang.com.pk/12-22-2014/pindi/page16.asp

http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2014-12-22&edition=ISL&id=1455583_76613831

 

To open army school Gangu for Classes

Army Public School Hangu is closed for classes since three years. Administration is using the school for their official purposes. Children from Hangu need it.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2014-12-22/page-5

 

Compilation of data of Schools

Anti-Terrorism Department started collecting and compiling all data relevant to Private Educational institutions. After data collection new security plan will be prepare.

Complete Story: http://express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102588629&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20141222

 

Application for transferring the Education Director

School Officer Association FATA said that director of Education Department FATA should be changed or transfer. Education officers of Agencies are thinking to leave their posts.

Complete Story: http://express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102588431&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20141222

 

Progress in Peshawar incident Investigation

Chief Capital Police Officer Peshawar said that police has made progress in investigations of terrorist attack on Army Public School Peshawar. He said they would tell details later.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102586318&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20141221

 

Teachers protected some students during terrorist attack at Peshawar

During terrorist attack at Army Public School Peshawar, female teachers saved a lot of student s and they left their lives during attack.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102586006&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20141221

 

Not recognizing certification by wafaq Al Madarris

Sunni Tehrik Balochistan Ulma Board Chairman said the government not recognizing the certification from wafaq al madarris. It is not good and not on merit.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102585735&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20141221

 

Non-seniority teachers

Teachers association Peshawar had a meeting participating teachers who are not included in interdistrict seniority list for promotions.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102586483&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20141221

 

Security system for private schools

National Education Council of Pakistan Al Private School Executive Associations demanded a foolproof security system for all private educational institution at Peshawar and nearby areas.

Complete Story: http://express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102584283&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20141220

 

Schools asked to take strict security steps

The District Education Department after consulting heads of schools issued directives to public and private schools to take strict precautionary measures in view of the terrorist attack on the Army Public School and College in Peshawar. The meeting, which was held with District Education Officer Gohar Ali Khan, in the chair discussed in details the law and order and decided to take strict measures to avert such attacks in the district.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-7-291195-Schools-asked-to-take-strict-security-steps

 

Student goes missing in Hangu

Abdul Basit, student of Almisbah Public School and resident of Darvezi in Palosai area, has gone missing since August 25. Hayatullah, father of the missing kid, has appealed people to inform him at 0333-9682965-0925-261516 if anyone has information about him.

 http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-7-291681-Student-goes-missing-in-Hangu

 

Educational institutions go on winter vacation

The government and private sectors on Friday announced winter vacations in all the public and private schools, colleges and universities. Government schools, colleges and universities in the plain areas would remain closed from December 20 till December 31. These would reopen on January 1, 2015. In the hilly areas the educational institutions would re-open on February 29, 2015.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-7-291192-Educational-institutions-go-on-winter-vacation

 

Mourning underway for school carnage victims

Rallies were staged and various functions arranged on Friday in the provincial capital and other parts of the province and tribal areas as the people continued to mourn the killings of innocent students and staff of the Army Public School and College in the worst terrorist attack on Tuesday.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-7-291188-Mourning-underway-for-school-carnage-victims

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Post Peshawar attack: Committee formed for victims’ counselling

Minister of State for National Health Services, Regulation and Coordination Saira Afzal Tarar has directed the ministry to prepare a plan in coordination with key stakeholders for provision of counselling sessions on “post-traumatic stress management” for Peshawar tragedy victims.    

Complete story: http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201412200282&EN_ID=11201412200116&EMID=11201412200037

 

Reconstruction begins at Army Public School

Repair and reconstruction work has been initiated at Army Public School (APS) as the country struggles to deal with the bloodcurdling massacre of nearly 150 schoolchildren and teachers earlier this week.

Complete story: http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201412220143&EN_ID=11201412220054&EMID=11201412220024

 

Deaths 148 as another student succumbs to injuries

Death toll of Peshawar tragedy rose to 148 as another 9th class student succumbed to his injuries at the Combined Military Hospital on Friday.

Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2014-12-20/page-12/detail-2

 

Two minutes silence to honor Peshawar victims

Students, teachers with their heavy hearts across the city educational institutions have mourned the Peshawar’s fallen sons and daughters. They observed a two-minute silence on Friday to pay tributes to the children, who became victims to the terror attack on a Peshawar school. 

Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2014-12-20/page-14/detail-4

 

Mehtab proposes award for martyred principal

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Sardar Mahtab Ahmad Khan has said that the Shaheed Principal of Army Public School, Tahira Qazi, deserves due national award in acknowledgement of her brave struggle to protect the school students during the attack on the school.

Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2014-12-20/page-5/detail-10

 

Girls school set alight in Shangla

A girls primary school reduced to ashes after it was set on fire by militants in Bisham locality of Shangla district early Sunday.

Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2014-12-22/page-2/detail-5

 

OIC secretary general condemns school attack

Secretary General of the Organisation of the Islamic Conference, Iyad Amin Madani, Saturday expressed deep sense of sympathy over the December 16 terrorist attack on the Army Public School. The OIC secretary general held separate meetings with Governor Sardar Mahtab Ahmad Khan and Chief Minister Pervez Khattak.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-7-291392-OIC-secretary-general-condemns-school-attack

 

Govt, people of Japan condemn cowardly attack on school

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in a letter to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, on the Terrorist Attack in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan has said Japan condemns in the strongest terms the devastating terrorist attack in Peshawar. Such a cowardly terror that took lives of many students and teachers at school cannot be justified for any reasons.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=258440

 

FATA/GB/AJK

 

Security stepped up at GB schools, govt buildings

Security of private, government and army-run educational institutions and sensitive installations in the Gilgit city has been tightened to avert any terrorist attack in the wake of the massacre of schoolchildren in Peshawar.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1152240

 

Lack of Basic Education Facilities

Children are compromised to study open air of rocks. There is no boundary wall and furnisher at schools of Tatt’a Pani AJK.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2014-12-22&edition=ISL&id=1455540_64382646

 

Security system at AJK

Prime Minister AJK said that there would be foolproof security plan for AJK institutions. VIP persons will be look after. There will be monitoring rounds by security forces.

Complete Story:  http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2014-12-22&edition=ISL&id=1455541_95623885

 

Grant for school building

Government released grants for development of five schools. Old school infrastructure will be renovated.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2014-12-20&edition=ISL&id=1450655_23445977

 

Construction of School Building

Up gradation, building of Government girls high school will be inaugurated at 2pm Sunday.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2014-12-20&edition=ISL&id=1450652_56500459

 

All it takes is one to make a difference

As daunting as the prospect of working in December’s below freezing temperatures may be, head of Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) Gilgit-Baltistan’s chapter Noorul Ain has never been one to shy away from a challenge. Noor served as an adviser on education and women’s development in the G-B government from 2006-2009 during General (retd) Pervez Musharraf’s tenure. In her stint as the adviser, a number of girls schools were upgraded to colleges in remote valleys.

Complete story: http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201412220155&EN_ID=11201412220057&EMID=11201412220024

 

Balochistan

 

2 varsities to observe holiday for security

In view of security concern caused by the Taliban attack on Army Public School in Peshawar, the administration of Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering, and Manage-ment Sciences (Buitems) and Sardar Bahadur Khan Women University (SBKWU) have decided to observe holiday from Monday (today).

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1152430/2-varsities-to-observe-holiday-for-security

 

Fees of Private Schools are rising

Social and civil society said that private institutions are increasing the educational expenses at private schools. Parents are facing difficulty to pay the dues.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-22-2014/Quetta/page3.asp

 

Goovernment is working on Education, MNA

MNA said that government is seriously working for the education progress. He said that government taking important steps toward development. Government has increased the budgetary allocation for education

http://e.jang.com.pk/12-22-2014/Quetta/page3.asp

 

Quality Education Students effecting by low funds

JTI said that government usually pays dues for taking test for quality education. For 8 months the government is not paying their dues, as result that it is expected that the education standards might get down.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-22-2014/Quetta/page3.asp

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Deserving students should be nominated for awards

Dr Kalim from bolan medical college that in upcoming convocation at BMC, the administration should nominate students scholarships/awards based on merit.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-21-2014/quetta/page3.asp

 

73rd Syndicate Meeting at university

In 73rd Syndicate meeting at Balochistan University, the committee examined the research work and studied being conducting at the university.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2014-12-21/page-18/detail-13

http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102585744&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20141221

 

Event on condolence of Peshawar Incident Victims

Malala Said that Terrorist cannot lay down the education in the region. All attendees condemn it. Malala said that the responsible persons should be hanged until death at main chowks.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102586119&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20141221

 

Money prize to Dar e Arkam

Advisor to Chief Minister Balochistan distributed one million as prize money for students of Dar e Arqam. He said that government is working for improvement in education sector of the region.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102585777&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20141221

 

Government increment in budget

National Part Representative said that, government is serious about development in education sector. They employed education emergency and increased the education budget of the region.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-20-2014/qUETTA/page2.asp

 

Promoting junior is declining the education standards

By promoting the junior officers by education department, the education standard of the region are decling.

Complete Story: http://express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102583825&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20141220

 

Unnotified convocation is unjustified

BSO chairperson said that awarding prized to students in un-notified convocation at Bolan Medical College is un justified. Most of the position holders were unaware about it and they lost their right to get prizes.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-20-2014/qUETTA/page2.asp

 

Inauguration and opening on new examination hall and classrooms at schools

MNA said that government is spending on education sector. She inaugurated the examination hall and newly constructed classrooms at Government girls middle school.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-20-2014/qUETTA/page2.asp

 

Balochistan University declining

Baloch Student front said the due to miss management the education standard of Balochistan University is declining. There is urgent need of working for the development at university.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-20-2014/qUETTA/page2.asp

 

Self-Finance scheme should be stopped

Pukhtunkhwa student organization said that self-finance scheme at medical colleges stops the deserving students. It should be cease as soon as possible.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-20-2014/qUETTA/page2.asp

 

Parents play vital for students

Edo education said that teachers as well as parents play important role for capacity building of the students. They support the students.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-20-2014/qUETTA/page7.asp

 

Masters examination on seats only

Students are taking examinations of master’s degree on chairs only. They have no desk or table in hall for solving papers.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-20-2014/qUETTA/page7.asp

 

Terrorists of Army school Peshawar identified

Security forces caught terrorists who were involved in Peshawar Incidence. Three of them belong to Arab and chachan and two of them were Afghani

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-20-2014/qUETTA/page12.asp

 

Islamabad

 

Senate debate on Peshawar school carnage begins today

The Senate will not have a private members’ day on Monday (today) to allow the senators to have a formal debate on the Dec 16 terrorist attack on Peshawar’s Army Public School (APS). According to the one-point agenda issued by the Senate Secretariat, the senators will hold a “discussion on the incident of attack by terrorists on Army Public School in Peshawar” during the session starting on Monday afternoon after a two-day recess.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1152429/senate-debate-on-peshawar-school-carnage-begins-today

 

Schools asked to take security measures on their own

The horrific incident of Army Public School Peshawar has woken up the Islamabad administration to the security issues of educational institutions in the capital city. Inspector General of Police Islamabad Tahir Alam Khan told the media recently that a team comprising police and intelligence agencies personnel would identify loopholes in the security of schools and suggest measures to plug them.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1152406/crime-diary-schools-asked-to-take-security-measures-on-their-own

 

AIOU to conduct its practical exams from Jan 5

Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) will conduct it F.Sc practical exams for the Semester Spring, 2014 from January 5. These practical exams will be held at examination centre number 185 (Block No.4, AIOU Lab, and Islamabad) examination center number 145 (Govt. College of Science, Wahdat Road, Lahore), and examination centre number 199 (Govt. Islamia College, Sargodha Road, Faisalabad).

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/islamabad/22-Dec-2014/aiou-to-conduct-its-practical-exams-from-jan-5

 

AIOU schedules final exams for overseas students

Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) had scheduled its final exams of Matric, FA and BA programmes for Pakistanis settled in middle-east countries from January 5. These exams would take place in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, UAE, Oman and Bahrain, this was announced by the Controller of Exams, Iqbal Hussain, said a press release. 

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/islamabad/21-Dec-2014/aiou-schedules-final-exams-for-overseas-students

 

AIOU reschedules it’s postponed exams in KP

Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) will hold the postponed exams of Master’s levels on 8th and 9th of January 2015 in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province. These papers were previously scheduled to be held on 17th and 18th December which were cancelled in all the examination centres of AIOU in KPK due to the terrorist attack at Army Public School, Peshawar, this was stated by the Controller of Exams, Iqbal Hussain.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/islamabad/20-Dec-2014/aiou-reschedules-its-postponed-exams-in-kp

 

QAU closed indefinitely due to security threat

Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU), which was already facing threat, has been closed for an indefinite period.

A number of public sector universities in Islamabad have already announced an unusual one week break from December 22 to December 28.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1152219

http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-291410-QAU-closed

 

School massacre Pakistan’s 9/11: Sartaj

The massacre by the Taliban at the Army Public School in Peshawar is “Pakistan’s 9/11”, Adviser to Prime Minister on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz said on Friday.

The assault that left at least 148 students and staff dead will change Pakistan’s approach to fighting terrorism, he told AFP in an interview.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1152041

 

Winter vacation in federal schools from 22nd

The Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) on Thursday announced winter vacation in all public and private educational institutions of the capital from December 22.

Apparently the decision has been taken due to prevailing situation.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1151974

http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2014-12-21&edition=KCH&id=1453510_37027778

http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2014-12-20/page-14/detail-2

http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-291204-Winter-vacation-in-capital-schools-from-22nd

http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2014/12/20/uncategorized/winter-vacation-in-islamabads-schools-from-december-22/

http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-291356-Winter-vacations-from-tomorrow-till-31st

 

Workshop on electronics begins at IIUI

A two-day event titled “Workshop on Power Electronics with Renewable Integration” organized by the Department of Electronics Engineering of International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI) commenced here on Saturday. The IIUI and other universities’ students including participants from NUST, Bahria University, FAST, UET as well as experts from PAEC, SNGPL and NDC attended the workshop. 

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/islamabad/21-Dec-2014/workshop-on-electronics-begins-at-iiui

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Right to education: Nearly 300 govt schools illegally occupied in the province

Thousands of children have been unable to get an education due to the illegal occupation of 285 schools across Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa.

Complete story: http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201412200171&EN_ID=11201412200077&EMID=11201412200023

 

Capital enveloped in security blanket

In anticipation of a backlash from the sympathisers of the terrorists from the continuing executions of the condemned terrorists, the federal capital police are on high alert and in collaboration with the Rawalpindi police, Rawalpindi education department and the intelligence agencies have expedited their hunt for the Afghan nationals illegally staying in Pakistan, it has been learnt reliably on Sunday.

Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/islamabad/22-Dec-2014/capital-enveloped-in-security-blanket

http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-13-34779-Country-put-on-red-alert

 

Reforms in seminary curriculum demanded

Calls for introducing sweeping reforms in religious seminaries continue to grow as protest demonstrations continued in the federal capital on Saturday over the brutal killing of school students by Taliban in Peshawar.

Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2014-12-21/page-13/detail-1

 

Science exhibition: Students get briefing on Pakistan-CERN collaboration

Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) and the National Centre for Physics (NCP) organised a day-long science exhibition on Saturday for students of public and private schools and colleges.

Complete story: http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201412200268&EN_ID=11201412200110&EMID=11201412200035

 

Conference on ‘Frontiers of Information Technology’ concluded

A three-day international conference on ‘Frontiers of Information Technology’ concluded here on Friday. Organised by the COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), the conference featured invited talks, technical sessions, and a research symposium.

Complete story: http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201412200111&EN_ID=11201412200050&EMID=11201412200014

 

Irregularity: Ineligible recipients fail to return laptops

Even after the expiry of deadline set by the Higher Education Commission (HEC), many ineligible students who were wrongly given laptops under the Prime Minister Scheme have failed to return them to their universities.

Complete story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/810439/irregularity-ineligible-recipients-fail-to-return-laptops/

 

Campus on rent

2.3 m rupees is the amount Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology pays in rent every year for its campus building near Zero Point.

Complete story: http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201412220178&EN_ID=11201412220063&EMID=11201412220028

 

Private schools defy government’s vacation schedule

Private schools of Islamabad will close their campuses for winter vacation from tomorrow (Monday). However, they will reopen on January 5 in violation of the Capital Administration and Development Division’s school closure announcement. Lately, the CADD had announced the government and private schools would remain closed for winter vacation from December 22 to December 31.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-291407-Private-schools-defy-governments-vacation-schedule

 

Capital universities closed for a week

All major public and private universities have been closed for one week due to ongoing security situation after attack on Army Public School in Peshawar.
International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI), which has already been hit by two suicide blasts in October 2009, will remain closed for one week. 

Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2014-12-21/page-13/detail-0

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NISTE evicts employees from hostels

The National Institute of Science and Technical Education, a subordinate department of the Capital Administration and Development Division, has evicted around one and a half dozen employees from its hostels. The eviction comes on the completion of a 15-day notice served on those occupying hostel rooms against the rules, according to NISTE Deputy Director (Administration) Muhammad Kamran.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-291415-NISTE-evicts-employees-from-hostels

 

Saira seeks counselling plan for Peshawar school attack survivors

The deadly attack on a school in Peshawar has led to an atmosphere of gloom, anxiety and stress for those children who have survived as well as for the families of innocent injured children and teachers.  Minister of State for National Health Services, Regulation & Coordination Saira Afzal Tarar said this and directed the ministry to prepare a plan in coordination with key stakeholders in support of provincial and military efforts for provision of counselling sessions on “post-traumatic stress management” on immediate basis for victims of this incident, including students, their families and teachers, which would help them recover from the shock they have undergone.

Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2014-12-21/page-14/detail-2

 

Condolence reference: Capital teachers mourn Peshawar victims

The Federal Government College Teachers Association (FGCTA) held a condolence reference at Islamabad Model Postgraduate College H-8 to express solidarity with the victims and survivors of the Peshawar massacre, said a press release issued here on Saturday.

Complete story: http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201412200278&EN_ID=11201412200114&EMID=11201412200036

 

Security for Christian Schools Raja Bazar

Principle written to concerned department for security of Government Christian School. He argued there are eight land mafias that are stopping the main route to school.

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Seminar at AIOU

Allama Iqbal Open University holding a national literary seminar on “Mir Gul Khan Naseer.” Higher faculty members from Quaid I Azam University also attended the seminar.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/rawalpindi/2014-12-22/page-2

 

Grant of 2.8 million for Schools

Interior minister Punjab granted 2.8 million for development plans of schools at Malhu Village.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2014-12-22/page-6

 

Low extra curriculum activates increasing pressure

Students studying at educational institutions of Murree are having tuff schedule. They are lacking extra curriculum activities. It is increasing their mental pressure.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2014-12-22/page-6

 

Security Check posts at different regions of the country

Keeping in view the security plans at Peshawar, Bannu, Kamalia, Shorkot and D.I Khan it is decided to have security check posts are different gateways of Islamabad and Rawalpindi. During a search operation police has arrested 130 criminals for suspected terrorism.

Complete Story: http://express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102588848&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20141222

 

AIOU taking Golf Students from January

Allama Iqbal Open University announced to take exams of Matric, FA and BA students living in Golf from 5 January. For this purpose, AIOU nominated the examination centers there and sent roll number slips there to students.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2014-12-21&edition=ISL&id=1453043_67239678

 

Suspected terrorism due to no boundary wall

A terrorist attack is suspected due no boundary wall at F-6/2 College. Government should take notice.

Concerned department ordered for strict security at college but the administration is not serious about it.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102587000&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20141221

 

Examinations Postponed in Universities

Universities at Islamabad and Rawalpindi have postponed their examinations. Exams schedules on 9 January 2015.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-21-2014/karachi/pic.asp?picname=4250.gif

 

Universities closed due to security concerns

Due to security reason, a number of universities remained closed. QAU, NUML, NUST, and Islamic International universities announced to b close from 22 to 28 December 2014.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2014-12-21/page-7/detail-28

http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2014-12-21/page-3

 

2000 schools to deposit 800 rupees

Directorate of staff development notified 2000 schools to deposit 800 rupees per school. As response, the teachers and schools staff did protest against this order by the department.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2014-12-21&edition=ISL&id=1453178_55576490

 

Teachers protest against offering their duties during winter vacations

Teachers did protest against order by Directorate of education to offer the duties during 15 days granted vacations for students at Rawalpindi Division.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2014-12-21&edition=ISL&id=1453182_38015576

 

Protest against non-merit recruitments

Teachers union did protest against new recruitments based not on merit. They protested for allowing MNAs quota for these recruitments.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2014-12-21&edition=ISL&id=1453198_98490000

 

Security plan by HEC

In a high-level meeting, Higher Education Commission decided to make sure the fool proof security system at all educational institutions. Special focus will be on important and big private institutions of the country.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Rawalpindi/2014-12-20/page-8/detail-30

 

Strong Security in the region

In response of terrorist attack on schools at Peshawar, the security forces did a search operation and arrested 117 supposed criminals. Beside these police made a strict security check at schools.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2014-12-20&edition=ISL&id=1450634_75572172

 

Education produces better leaders

Director General SAARC said the education produces sensible leaders. Students should participate in extra curriculur activity. He said in a ceremony of awards by Suffah Group of Education.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2014-12-20&edition=ISL&id=1450646_13555504

http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2014-12-20/page-4

 

HEC decided to close un-registered institutions

Higher Education Commission decided to close all un affiliated and un registered institutions. HEC activated the action committee. In addition, decided not to attest degree of students from un recognized institutions.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2014-12-20/page-3

 

Security plan for Rawalpindi Institutions

EDO education officer ordered to have regular monitoring of educational institutions. There will be boundary wall of at least 8 feet. In addition, security barricades around boundary of Punjab University.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2014-12-20/page-2

 

Punjab

 

Conference stresses need for children’s programming

The Little Art, a non-profit organization for non-formal education in Pakistan, in partnership with the Deutche Welle Akademie has organized a Children’s Media Conference from Dec 15 to 20 at a local hotel.

According to a press release, the conference was aimed at promoting research on the need for children’s programming in Pakistan and creating a network of media professionals who wished to produce meaningful content for children.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1152022

 

250 schools for brick kiln workers’ kids announced

The Punjab government will establish 250 informal primary schools for children of over 2,000 brick kiln workers in Bahawalpur, Bahawalnagar and Rahim Yar Khan districts. This was announced at a meeting held here on Saturday regarding measures to be taken for welfare of brick kiln workers and their families. Additional Commissioner Rana Shehzad Saeed presided over the meeting.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1152185

http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=258492

http://tribune.com.pk/story/810321/reaching-out-250-informal-schools-in-the-works/

 

Students asked to vacate hostels to ensure security

Many universities of the provincial metropolis have started asking boarding students to vacate hostels to ensure maximum security during the ongoing winter break in the wake of the Peshawar tragedy. An abrupt notice to vacate hostels at Punjab University (PU) has caused problems for students of far-flung areas but keeping in view the prevailing security situation the move has not received criticism from the boarding students.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-291493-Students-asked-to-vacate-hostels


DCO for strict security in educational institutions

DCO Muhammad Zaman Wattoo Saturday asked all heads of educational institutions in the district strictly to ensure a foolproof security plan in institutions premises. The DCO said the current circumstances deserve more security to protect our school-going children.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-291509-BHAKKAR-City-News

http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2014-12-22/page-21/detail-6

 

PTU for security at schools

Punjab Teachers Union (PTU) has demanded the Punjab government take immediate measures in order to ensure security at public schools across the province especially primary and middle schools claiming these schools lacked necessary funds. In a press release, the PTU office bearers said the district authorities were issuing only directions in meetings to the schools to ensure security while funds were not being released properly.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-291659-PTU-for-security-at-schools 

 

Training programme for PU teachers

THE indigenous training programme for assistant professors (APs) of various departments of Punjab University (PU) concluded on Friday. PU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran, Programme Convener, and Dean Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences Prof Dr Muhammad Zakria Zakar and a large number of assistant professors were present.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-291168-Training-programme-for-PU-teachers

http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=258449

 

Snipers to be deployed at vital Lahore institutes

Snipers will be deployed at sensitive educational institutions around the metropolis, according to a decision made by police high-ups. According to CCPO Captain (retd) Muhammad Amin Wains, security advisory has been issued to administration of all educational institutions of the metropolis following the brazen daylight attack by Taliban extremist on an army-run school in Peshawar on December 16.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=258448

http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201412200118&EN_ID=11201412200052&EMID=11201412200015

 

Education voucher scheme

AS many as 5,000 deserving students have been enrolled in the evening class programme of education voucher scheme of Punjab Education Foundation. This programme was launched in Lahore, Multan and Rawalpindi in collaboration with the private partners.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-291668-Education-voucher-scheme

http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=258543

 

Consultation meeting: ‘Child marriages impede govt’s development agenda’

Democratic Commission for Human Development (DCHD) Director Tanveer Jahan said on Saturday that the prevalence of child marriage was widespread in the nation. She said child marriages were an obstacle to the government’s development agenda as the state’s primary duty was to provide citizens with quality health and education services.

Complete story: http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201412200304&EN_ID=11201412200126&EMID=11201412200039

 

Terrorism threat: Govt mulls restarting NCC, civil defence training

In the wake of December 16 terrorist attack at an army school in Peshawar, the government is considering a proposal to restart the National Cadet Corps (NCC) training at the college-level to train students in how to act in an emergency situation, The Express Tribune has learnt.

Complete story: http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201412210366&EN_ID=11201412210131&EMID=11201412210055

 

PEF completes training of lady teachers

The Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) has completed the second phase of lady teachers training for 75 community schools of Cholistan. 

http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2014-12-22/page-21/detail-3

 

Scanning of madaris, edu institutions starts

In a bid to identify the possible sleeper cells of militants under the garb of students in religious seminaries and public educational institutions, an aggressive intelligence gathering exercise has been launched across the country, it is reliably learnt. 

http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2014-12-20/page-3/detail-15

 

SBF striving to raise living standards

The Sardaran Bibi Foundation (SBF) Punjab has striving for raising living standard of the downtrodden and equipping the deserving youth with quality education. 

http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2014-12-22/page-22/detail-4

  

Pick & drop services asked to submit papers

As part of new security measures for educational institutes, the owners of pick and drop vehicles have been asked to submit their full credentials.

http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2014-12-21/page-14/detail-6

 

Medical education: Postgraduate students plan protest at Shaikh Zayed

Postgraduate students of Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Medical and Dental College are set to hold a protest demonstration on Monday (today) against the Institution Review Board (IRB) and Technical Review Committee (TRC), the Young Doctors Association (YDA) has said.

Complete story: http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201412220209&EN_ID=11201412220075&EMID=11201412220032

 

Most schools remain open

DESPITE the Punjab government’s orders of observing winter vacation from December 19 (yesterday), a large number of private schools remained open on Friday. Most of the schools opened because of the prevailing confusion since an abrupt notification regarding winter vacation schedule was issued quite late on Thursday while many schools opened their campuses to conduct the ongoing examinations.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-291177-Most-schools-remain-open

 

Career counseling event at PU

Punjab University Career Counseling and Placement Centre (CCPC) organised an event at the varsity’s Institute of Chemical Engineering and Technology (ICET).

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-291389-PU-event

 

Delegation from US visits FJWU

A delegation from the United States Department of Commerce (USDC) and Higher Education Commission (HEC) visited the Fatima Jinnah Women University (FJWU) here on Thursday. Matters of mutual interest were discussed during the meeting. The delegates showed interest in establishing relationship between the universities of US and Pakistan in the areas of joint research and exchange of faculty and students.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-291211-Delegation-from-US-visits-FJWU

 

AWKU to hand over archaeological site to directorate

Management of the Abdul Wali Khan University (AWKU) has planned to hand over site of Koi Tangay Kandaray located in Katlang tehsil to the Directorate of Archeology and Museums Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, said an official.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-291664-AWKU-to-hand-over-archaeological-site-to-directorate

 

Police heighten security for schools in Rawalpindi

Quick response units of the city police have been put on stand-by to avert any terror attempt in the wake of the horrific and depraved attack on a Peshawar school. Meanwhile, 60 schools found not implementing the security strategy prepared by the police for the educational institutions in the garrison city have been warned of being sealed if they did not take the safety measures by a specific time.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1151968

 

Prayers, vigils for Peshawar shooting victims

Several demonstrations and vigils were held in the city on Sunday to condemn the brutal killing of schoolchildren in Peshawar. The All Pakistan Minorities Alliance (APMA) held a reference at the Central Church on Waris Road.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1152373/prayers-vigils-for-peshawar-shooting-victims

 

Prayers, rallies, vigils held for Peshawar victims

People from different walks of life, including members of the minorities, on Sunday held rallies, special Sunday prayers in Lahore churches and candlelight vigils over the Peshawar school tragedy where more than 140 people were massacred, most of them children.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/punjab/22-Dec-2014/prayers-rallies-vigils-held-for-peshawar-victims

 

Winter vacation in Punjab schools from Dec. 19

All schools in Punjab will observe 15-day winter vacations from Friday.

“Vacations will start from December 19 till January 2 in all government and private schools in Punjab,” said a notification issued by the school education department on Thursday. However, the private schools association refused to close their institutions from December 19.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1151821

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Medical colleges closed

The Punjab government has announced winter vacation in King Edward Medical University, University of Health Sciences and all medical colleges of the province from Dec 20 to Jan 9. The decision will also be applicable to private medical colleges. It was decided in a meeting of principals of all public sector medical colleges presided over by Adviser on Health Salman Rafique at the Civil Secretariat on Friday.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1152029

http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2014-12-20&edition=LHR&id=1451860_63660976

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Funds required for security

Punjab Teachers Union said to Education Minister and Secretary Punjab that, they require funds for ensuring and completing the security plan for their institutions. Government should provide it to them.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/rawalpindi/2014-12-22/page-2

 

Schools need additional funds to ensure security

After announcement of security plan by Punjab government, insufficient funds for meeting the security needs have become a major problem. Schools required extra funds for their security.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2014-12-22/page-12

 

Free education by PEF

Punjab Education Foundation launched pilot project of Education Voucher Scheme at Punjab. Under these pilot projects nearly 5000 children enrolled free education.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2014-12-22/page-12/detail-1

http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2014-12-22/page-14/detail-2

http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201412220020&EN_ID=11201412220007&EMID=11201412220002

 

Security plan for UET

Vice Chancellor UET Lahore said that there would be security guards at boundary wall, metal detectors, and scanner. There will be foolproof security system at UET.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2014-12-22&edition=LHR&id=1454943_76087961

 

Teachers rejected the polio campaign

After rejection of Polio eradication campaign by the teachers, Head master of schools ordered students of class ninth and tenth for the campaign.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2014-12-22&edition=ISL&id=1455651_20644216

 

Malala is pride of nation

Hamid Nizami Institute of Pakistan has organized a seminar on “Nobel Award for Malala - Educational and social context.” Attendees said that Malala is pride of the nation and we should save future of our children through education.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2014-12-21/page-2/detail-4

 

PEF working successfully for education

Punjab Education Foundation through Public and Private Partnership is a model for a good education system. The foundation is successfully implementing their programs. It is providing education to 1.6 million students in 38 districts of Punjab.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2014-12-21/page-12/detail-0

 

Police ordered to clear all student hostels

DIG police ordered to clear all university hostels for security concern. During a search operation, the police imported illegally using cars with green plates and black glasses, motorcycles etc.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-21-2014/lahore/pic.asp?picname=04_29.gif

http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2014-12-21&edition=LHR&id=1453295_31419031

 

Career Counseling by Punjab University

Career Counseling and Placement Center, Punjab University organized a seminar on Jobs in collaboration with Teach for Pakistan.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-21-2014/lahore/pic.asp?picname=05_10.gif

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Workshop on biosafety Ended

University of veterinary and animal science has successfully ended the three days international workshop o biosafety.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-21-2014/lahore/pic.asp?picname=05_20.gif

http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2014-12-21&edition=LHR&id=1453277_12148077

 

Condolence by PEF for Peshawar Attack

Punjab Education Foundation organized a meeting for condolence of killed children and employees of Army Public School Peshawar.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2014-12-20/page-12/detail-0

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Capacity Building of teachers at Bahawalpur

Literacy Department is organizing five days training program for capacity building of teachers in government schools of Bahawalpur region.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2014-12-20/page-12/detail-7

 

International Symposium on ‘Animal Reproduction’

University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences is organizing 2 days international symposium on “Animal Reproduction” in collaboration with society of animal reproduction.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2014-12-20/page-12/detail-10

 

International Conference on Open Source systems and Technology

University of Engineering and Technology Lahore is organizing 3 days 8th international conference on “Open Source Systems and technology”.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2014-12-20/page-12/detail-3

 

First Medical Aid Program at education institutions

Red Crescent is organizing first aid medical training program at educational institutions. Red crescent announced One Home One Volunteer for volunteer participations in society for donation of blood.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2014-12-20/page-12/detail-41

 

Strict Security at Railways Schools

Railways police decided to have a strict security plan for railways schools. There will be guard at school. School staff will not enter the school without their office ID Cards. Students will not be allowed to go out in school timings.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2014-12-20&edition=LHR&id=1451914_57813623

 

Entry tests delayed in Punjab University

Punjab University has delayed the entry test for admission of Helay college of banking and finance.  University has also postponed the 127th convocation.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-20-2014/Lahore/pic.asp?picname=02_22.gif

 

Security plan for checking Deeni Maddaris

Those that are identified as in linkage of Al-Qaida will be tagged gray and those students who will be recognized as members of al-Qaida will be called active members.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2014-12-20/page-3/detail-14

 

Fraud in Education Foundation

Monitoring team submitted their monitoring report to high court. High Court Lahore taken strict notice of purposive recruitments.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-20-2014/Lahore/pic.asp?picname=04_10.gif

 

Police closed some opened private institutions

After announcement of federal and provincial governments about vacations, some private institutions were working. Police closed them for security reasons.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-20-2014/Lahore/pic.asp?picname=02_24.gif

 

Private institutions remained opened

Although Punjab Government notified to all public private educational institutions to remain close for security concerns but some the private institutions did their regular activity and were opened for examinations.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2014-12-20&edition=LHR&id=1451601_17063307

http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2014-12-20/page-2/detail-22

 

Police raid in hostel of Agriculture University Faisalabad

Upon the hanging trail of terrorists, police cleared the hostels of Agriculture University Faisalabad.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2014-12-20&edition=LHR&id=1451873_26088231

 

Training program ended positively at Punjab University

A training program for capacity building of Assistant professors held at Punjab University in collaboration with Higher Education Commission. The participants argued that, research is compulsory for higher studies.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-20-2014/Lahore/pic.asp?picname=02_13.gif

http://express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102585395&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20141220

 

Research is important for education, VC UET

Vice Chancellor university of Engineering and Technology Lahore said that, research is very important for higher education in all fields.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-20-2014/Laho\re/pic.asp?picname=06_04.gif

 

Examinations postponed

University of Health Sciences postponed the examinations up to 9th January. New schedule will be announced soon.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-20-2014/Lahore/pic.asp?picname=06_31.gif

 

Girls degree college to be provided security

Government announces to implement foolproof security system at Girls degree colleges. There will be female security officer for female degree colleges.

Complete Story: http://www.khabraingroup.com/today/pages/p8/detail/hatoon-colleges.jpg

 

LHC to stop new recruitments at PEF

Lahore High Court ordered to stop recruitments for Punjab Education Foundation. There was no need of new recruitments. High Court taken action for petition by ex-officials of the department.

Complete Story: http://www.khabraingroup.com/today/pages/p3/detail/lahore-hi-cort.jpg

 

Sindh

 

Villagers protest against Ghost Teachers

The residents of village Haji Khan Photo District Nawabshah organized a protest against Ghost Teachers of their village school. They have alleged that Teachers are getting salaries without attending school. They told media that Education of their children is ruined due to closure of school. They have demanded to open it.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2014-12-21/news/page2/1%20(14).htm

http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130220903&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20141221

 

Foot march against closure of schools and Ghost Teachers

SUP and JIST national party has stood against Ghost Teachers and Ghost Schools of Taluka Dokri District Larkana. They have highlighted that more than hundred schools are closed in the different areas of Dokri, but no one takes notice. They have demanded from responsible authorities to take action against Ghost Teacher to save education of thousands of students.

Complete Story: (Awami Awaz Page No. 3)

 

Seminar on the condition of Education in sindh

A Seminar was organized at Kotri District Hyderabad by Roshni Development Organization with the collaboration of Sindh S.A.P. on the occasion Mr. Jabbar Kaboro said that movement should be started for the promotion of Education and psychology of people. Whereas, Mr. Ali Baloch said without Education development is difficult and that is being pushed backwards through copy culture and corruption.

Complete Story: (Awami Awaz Page No. 8)

 

Teacher punished a Tenth class student badly

A 10th class student of Higher Secondary School Muhammad Khan Brohi was badly punished by his Teacher in the school at village Jhirik District Thatto. Teacher released his anger on the student due to absent from the school. Parents of the student condemned the inhuman act of the Teacher.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130220990&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20141221

 

Steps to be taken against Ghost Teachers: Commissioner Jamal Abro

Mr. Sajid Jamal Abro Commissioner Mirpur Khas has shown great concern on the issue of Ghost Teachers and action against them. He has said, Education is basic right of children and that must be promoted by taking good steps and actions against Ghost Teachers. Further he added that Support Units have been established all over sindh. He has directed D.Cs to visit schools at least once in a week and form a progress report and submit.

Complete Story: http://express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102585837&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20141221

 

Secretary Education restores Taluka Education Officers in opposition to Court notice

Despite the decisions of suspending Management Cadre System, Secretary Education Mr. Fazal Ul Allah Pechuho has restored Taluka Education Officers by following Management Cadre System. The restored officers have started the market of corruption in Education. On the other hand Teachers Action Committee has demanded that the decision of High Court should be followed and these officers should be deactivated and sent back to their previous positions.

Complete Story: http://ummat.net/2014/12/21/news.php?p=d-07.gif

 

Education system of Tando Adam ruined due to Ghost Teachers

District Sanghar: Due to carelessness and ineffective actions against Ghost Teachers, the Education System of Tando Adam is ruined and thousands of students’ future is on the verge of devastation. Due to closure of Government Schools, Private Schools are having excessive admissions; whereas, there are also other Government Schools where number of Teachers exceeds from the limit. Higher authorities are blind deaf and dumb to take action and restore schools and take action against Ghost Teachers.

Complete Story: http://ummat.net/2014/12/21/news.php?p=d-71.gif

 

Shortage of basic facilities in Primary School

Primary School village Baqa Dahri District Tando Allahyar is under acute shortage of basic facilities of Safe drinking water, Furniture and washrooms. Due to unavailability of facilities, students have to face difficulties; whereas the building is cracked and its roof pieces are falling. Villagers gave informed higher authorities many times, but no notice is taken.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130221283&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20141222

 

District Badin backward in Education as compare to other districts: Save Education Committee

Coordinator Save Education Committee Mr. Muhamad Sharif Nizamani has stated that condition of Education in District Badin is poor as compare to other Districts of Sindh. Most of the Students are out of Schools and Teachers are not willing to attend schools; it is great death blow to Education from within. Further he said, a meeting is decided on 24th of December for making some strategy to promote Education.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130221261&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20141222

 

Protest for repairing of School building

The building of main Primary School village Khadharo Mori is pitiable in condition. For its repairing villagers have protested and have demanded from responsible authorities to take notice and issue budget to get school building repaired. They have cautioned to continue protest till its repairing.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130221381&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20141222

 

Low utilization of budget on Education has lowered standards and student attendance

Due to low budget utilization on Education in past has affected Education objectives and has reduced the number of students in the schools. Only 25% children in Pakistan reach to the level of Matric class and 75% children quit their studies in between class one to Matric. But in Universities that condition goes down to the level of 12% and the condition of Education in Sindh and Balochistan is worst and dropout ratio is continually increasing.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130221397&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20141222

 

GSTA warns Secretary Education; protests after winter vacations

GSTA President Mr. Ashraf Khaskheli has alleged in his statement that Secretary Education Mr. Fazal Ul Allah Pechuho himself is Ghost and he is involved in corruption; his father was a poor Arabi Teacher and he has become Millionaire through corruption in the Education budget. Further he has warned that after passing winter vacations, they would start protests against Mr. Pechuho on his defective policies in Education.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130221417&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20141222

http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2014-12-22/news/page3/1%20(6).htm

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Examination centers for xi, xii to be suspended from schools

District Sijawal: High Schools of Daro, Banoon, Jhok Sharif, Mirpur Bathoro and Laaik pur were upgraded to Higher Secondary Schools and Examination Centers were established in those Higher Secondary Schools to facilitate students to easily appear in Examinations. But these examination centers are tried to be suspended. The Higher Secondary schools are to be reverted to their previous positions of High Schools, which is injustice with the students and Thousands of students would face difficulties in order to appear in the examinations in other cities.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2014-12-22/news/page2/1%20(2).htm

 

A role model Teacher symbol of honesty for Ghost Teachers

District Khairpur: Mr. Asghar Yas lives in village Paka Chang and performs his duty of Teaching to the students with honesty. He remains engaged in Teaching even after school hours. He is a role model for the villagers. Where hundreds of schools are closed, there he is performing his duty for the better future of the students of his village. He instructs students to take active part in acquiring Education.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2014-12-22/news/page2/1%20(18).htm

 

More than 20 schools closed, Education Department silent to take notice

District Khairpur Mirs: Primary School village Achar Khan Kalhoro, Boys Primary School village Sabit Ali Shah, Primary School village Ghulam Nabi Ujan and many other schools are closed in Gambat. Most of the Teachers, male and female, are not attending schools and getting their salaries. Due to their distant attitude with Education, future of the innocent students’ is ruined and they are being pushed to darkness.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2014-12-22/news/page2/1%20(25).htm

 

Parents stood against Head Mistress on her corruption in girls’ scholarship

District Larkana: Students of Girls School village full have not received scholarship stipend due to involvement of Head Mistress of the School. Parents of the deprived girls have protested against Head Mistress on her corruption in Scholarship stipend. They have demanded for action against Head Mistress and investigate the matter to provide girls scholarship amount.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2014-12-22/news/page2/1%20(5).htm

 

School building repairing work not completed

District Nawabshah: Government Primary School village Muhammad Ibrahim Abro is under problem of repairing work. The repairing of school building is left in incomplete since one year. Students’ Education is being affected. The villagers have informed responsible persons in Education Department, but yet no response is seen.

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District Mirpur Khas: 1430 School buildings ruined

Due to carelessness of Government and Education Department ineffective policies Education system of District Mirpur Khas is being advancing towards verge of devastation. The 1430 ruined school buildings are not restored since four years. It is also reported that 422 schools are closed due to different reasons. The rains of 2011 brought complete death blow to the school building. Education Department had assured for the repairing and restoration of affected schools, but since years nothing has happened.

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Four Lac amount of scholarship stipend grabbed

120 Girls of High School village Pir Badal District Khairpur Mirs are deprived of scholarship stipend and the amount of scholarship is taken away through corruption by the Head Master of School along with other staff.

Complete Story: http://www.thekawish.com/beta/epaper-details.php?details=2014/Dec/20-12-2014/Page2/P2-37.jpg

 

Students protested against encroachments in front of school

Hundreds of students of Main Boys Primary School from Mirpur Bathoro District Sijawal organized a protest rally against increasing encroachment in front of their School. They have told media that local people and other shopkeepers put their chairs and sit before school gate. Girls face difficulty while coming to school.

Complete Story: http://www.thekawish.com/beta/epaper-details.php?details=2014/Dec/20-12-2014/Page3/P3-31.jpg

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A meeting was organized at Mirpur Khas for Education Development

For the development of Education, a seminar meeting was organized at District Mirpur Khas where it was declared that 1430 different schools of Mirpur Khas, Thurr parker and Umerkot are closed and affected by the past floods. On the occasion, Director Education briefed that there are only 40 Ghost Teachers in the whole District.

Complete Story: http://www.thekawish.com/beta/epaper-details.php?details=2014/Dec/20-12-2014/Page5/P5-18.jpg

 

Primary School closed since 13 years

Primary School village Pir Goth District Khairpur Mirs is closed since 13 years and 200 students are kept aloof of Education. Villagers have informed higher authorities to take notice and resolve issue, but still then no positive response seems.

Complete Story: http://www.thekawish.com/beta/epaper-details.php?details=2014/Dec/20-12-2014/Page5/P5-19.jpg

 

DCs must visit schools at least once in a week: Divisional Commissioner Sajid Jamal Abro

Divisional Commissioner Mirpur Khas Mr. Sajid Jamal Abro has directed during his participation in a seminar meeting that Deputy Commissioners must visit schools at least once in a week for better results in Education and management and form a report of Ghost Teachers. He also added that where number of Teachers is in excessive, they must be transferred to the schools where number of Teachers is short.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130220610&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20141220

 

Villagers protest for school building

The residents of village khadhar Mori District Nawabshah protested for school building of their village during their protest, they told media and alleged that since five years, school is in crumbling condition and no one takes notice of it; students are deprived of basic right of Education.

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Taluka Officer responsible for school closure: report to Secretary

Commissioner Hyderabad has declared that Taluka Education Officers for the closure of schools in District Badin. Teachers of 500 Schools are on visa and getting their salaries at homes. He has formed a report of the closed schools to submit to Secretary Education.

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A.C claims for opening of all schools of rural areas of Hyderabad

Assistant Commissioner Mr. Inayat Shah has claimed that all the schools of rural areas of Hyderabad District are opened; whereas 48 closed schools (Girls/Boys) have been restored. He said, the struggle against Ghost Schools was running, but due to political influence and other clashes, these schools were closed.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2014-12-20/news/page2/1%20(10).htm

 

126 Schools in Jamshoro confirmed to be closed

It is notified that 126 Schools of District Jamshoro are still closed. Education Officer confirms to restore 27 closed schools out of 126. He assured to restore remaining schools soon and save Education.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2014-12-20/news/page3/1%20(35).htm

 

8 Schools closed in Taluka Gambat since 20 years

Education at Taluka Gambat is destroyed and ruined due to closer of schools since 20 years. The closed schools include Primary School Moly Dino Khaskheli, Primary School Jhangal Khan, Primary School Haji Faqir Khan Narejo and others. SMC funds are taken away; students are deprived of their right of Education.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2014-12-20/news/page8/1%20(53).htm

 

Call to encourage research in medical science

Participants of a three-day symposium have underlined the need of encouraging research activities in the vast field of medical science. They were of the view that the government should inject handsome amount of funds to enrich the ongoing research and encourage researchers so as to find out indigenous treatments of diseases.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1152329/call-to-encourage-research-in-medical-science

 

Another crisis looms over Urdu varsity as VC sent on ‘forced leave’

The Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology seems to be headed towards another crisis after a meeting of the Fauuast senate in Islamabad reportedly sent the vice chancellor on a three-month forced leave, it emerged on Saturday.

http://www.dawn.com/news/1152135

http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201412210613&EN_ID=11201412210219&EMID=11201412210090

 

KU students get POSCO TJ Park Foundation scholarships

POSCO Asia Fellowship awarded meritorious students of the Karachi University (KU) in a special award ceremony organised by the POSCO TJ Park Foundation and the University on Friday.  For the third consecutive year, 10 undergraduate students from the University received scholarship certificates under the name of ‘POSCO Asia Fellowship’, the prestigious scholarship ($500 per person) that is being awarded every year to outstanding universities’ students over Asian countries since 2005.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/sindh/20-Dec-2014/ku-students-get-posco-tj-park-foundation-scholarships

http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2014-12-20/page-13

http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-291158-KU-students-awarded-POSCO-Asia-Fellowship

http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=258442

 

SMIU entry test held

Sindh Madressatul Islam University conducted pre-entry test for admission Spring 2014-15 for its five departments viz Business Administration, Computer Science, Media Studies, Education and Environmental Sciences on Sunday at its premises.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/sindh/22-Dec-2014/smiu-entry-test-held

 

Pre-entry test at SMIU

The SMIU registrar has informed that the Pre-Entry Test for admission spring 2014-15 for Sindh Madressatul Islam University, Karachi will be conducted on Sunday December 21 at 11:00am at SMI University. All intending students are advised to reach the campus one hour before the scheduled time ie 10:00am. 

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/sindh/20-Dec-2014/pre-entry-test-at-smiu

http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2014-12-22/page-14

 

Fishermen, villagers, students hold candlelit vigils for Peshawar massacre victims

Condolence references and candlelit vigils and processions were held and special prayers were offered by teachers, students, fishermen, villagers and members of civil society and general public in many Sindh towns on Saturday to honour the victims of the Peshawar massacre.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1152121

 

Stabbed, burnt body found in KU

The burnt body of a teenager, who was stabbed to death, was found on the Karachi University premises on Sunday, the Mobina Town police said.  The police have registered an FIR (381/2014) under Sections 302 (premeditated murder) and 34 (common intention) of the Pakistan Penal Code on the complaint of father of the victim Ishaq Masih, who has nominated two suspects in the case.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1152313/stabbed-burnt-body-found-in-ku

 

Parents protest against mismanagement at school

Parents did protest against administration of Sajawal Boys School. They argued that, they have deposited the fees for their children but administration is not allowing them to sit in examinations.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2014-12-22&edition=KCH&id=1455698_11738579

 

FUUAST to Continue Regular Activities

Vice Chancellor, Federal Urdu University said that there would be regular official activities from 22 December and Onwards. He said he keep the final judgment by Sindh High Court.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-22-2014/Karachi/pic.asp?picname=04_11.gif

 

Admissions of Evening Programs

Admissions of Evening Degree classes programs at Karachi University starting from 22 December 2014.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2014-12-22/page-2

http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2014-12-22&edition=KCH&id=1455749_31265359

http://express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102587490&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20141222

 

Students fly home due to security threats

Nobody could get through to PIA on Thursday morning. Flights from Lahore to Karachi were delayed, overbooked and cancelled but students and their parents kept calling any airline that was flying out of the city at the earliest.

http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201412210179&EN_ID=11201412210065&EMID=11201412210031

 

Family still looking for missing MUET student

It’s been 24 days and 20-year-old Kamlesh Kumar’s family still haven’t heard from him.

The environmental engineering student went missing when men in a police mobile and a white Toyota Corolla picked him up from the Mehran University of Engineering and Technology, Jamshoro.

http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201412210180&EN_ID=11201412210066&EMID=11201412210031

 

Sindh IGP calls for emergency response plan

Inspector General Police Sindh Ghulam Haider Jamali has directed the police officers to prepare a comprehensive emergency response plan with the consultation of all the stakeholders to cope with any emergency situation.He instructed to ensure foolproof security arrangements at all the schools, colleges and other educational institutions at the district level, said a handout issued here on Sunday.

http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2014-12-22/page-4/detail-4

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Students bear the brunt as education dept clashes with former minister

Around 150 students in Peerano Goth are likely to bear the brunt of a clash between the Sindh education department and former provincial education minister Pir Mazharul Haq.

http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201412220080&EN_ID=11201412220028&EMID=11201412220013

 

School vans on hit-list of terrorists

The intelligence agencies on Sunday warned of possible terror attack on school vans in Sindh. According to letter communicated to Sindh Home Ministry from intelligence agencies, terrorists might target school vans in the provincial capital.

http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2014-12-22/page-4/detail-6

http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=258540

 

7th int’l symposium of SMBBMU concludes

The 7th International Symposium of Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Medical University (SMBBMU) –‘Innovation and Advancement in Health Science’- concluded at Chandka Medical College here on Sunday.

 

DUHS students protest attack on Professor Zubair

Faculty members and students belonging to different associated institutions of Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) on Saturday staged a rally at Karachi Press Club to protest against murderous attack on the university’s assistant professor of surgery, DUHS Prof Zubair.

http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2014-12-21/page-14

 

AKU awards 174 doctors postgraduate training certificates

A total of 174 doctors, over half of them women, were awarded their postgraduate training certificates at the Aga Khan University’s (AKU) 19th Postgraduate Medical Education graduation ceremony on Saturday. The doctors included 66 interns, 84 residents and 24 fellows, with the longest programme offering five years of training and the shortest a year of clinical practice, according to a press release issued by the university.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-291355-AKU-awards-174-doctors-postgraduate-training-certificates

 

Admission fee schedule for Pharm – D and Masters

Karachi University has announced the schedule of admission fees for Pharm-D and Master’s degree program in Pharmacy.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2014-12-22/page-2

 

Compilation of data of Private Schools

Anti-Terrorism Department started collecting and compiling all data relevant to Private Educational institutions. After data collection new security plan will be prepare.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2014-12-22/page-8

 

Terrorism threat for schools

Interior minister Sindh said that there is terrorism threat for bombing the school transport. Interior department sent security alert to all educational institutions for their security checks.

Complete Story: http://express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102587487&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20141222

 

Security Check at colleges

IG police Sindh ordered to regularly monitor the boundary of educational institutions. He said to check each official of the educational institutions. The motors entering to the colleges should have security stickers for their identification.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2014-12-21/page-2

 

High Level meeting of FUUAST at Presidency

Federal Urdu University had a high-level meeting at presidency. Vice chancellor did not attend the meeting. The meeting attendees blamed VC for his corruption.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2014-12-21&edition=KCH&id=1453517_52854938

 

Protest against Land Mafia

Primary teachers association did protest against illegal occupancy of land in front of a Primary School Daro by some land mafia.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2014-12-21&edition=KCH&id=1453704_79163268

 

Seminar on Education at Hyderabad

FAFEN TDEA and NGOS working on Education hold a seminar on propagation and development of education in the region. All of them said that we should work together for education of our children.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2014-12-21&edition=KCH&id=1453706_39605731

 

Security cells at Schools

Commissioner Sukkar said that there would be security cells working for security of education institutions. They will protect schools from terrorist attacks.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2014-12-21/page-12

 

Action against ghost teachers

Commissioner Mirpur Khas said that they would conduct monitoring visit to schools for detection of ghost teacher. He said that government taking serious actions against them.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102585837&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20141221

 

Interview results of lecturer posts

Sindh Public Commission announced results of interview for posts of lecturer of Physics grade 17th.

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10th International Book Fair in Karachi

Al Pakistan Publishers and Booksellers Association are holding an international 10th Book Fair at Expo center Karachi.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2014-12-20/page-8

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Pirano Goth School needs government consideration

Member Central Executive Committee of Peoples party said that he build the school building with a multinational construction company. Teachers are not getting their salaries for a long time. The case will be forwarded to concerned department.

Complete story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2014-12-20&edition=KCH&id=1452037_24617459

 

Petition against expelling teachers

Upon expelling 28 ghosts teachers from schools of Hyderabad/Badin by secretary education the expelled teachers has submitted a petition against this actions.

Complete Story: http://express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102584084&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20141220

 

150 closed schools opened in Tando Jam

Assistant commissioner has opened the 150 schools that were remained close at Tando Jam. He said government is working for betterment of education system.

Complete Story: http://express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102584002&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20141220

 

Education for All

All social worker organizations united for campaign of “Education for all” movement. They will for progress and improvement of education system of the region.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2014-12-20/page-12

http://express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102584026&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20141220

 

Korean scholarship awards to Pakistani Students

Korean government awarded 10 scholarships to students of Karachi University. Korean government selected Pakistan students as a part of global student exchange.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2014-12-20&edition=KCH&id=1452038_14028634

 

Editorials/Opinions

 

The Robin Hood of Education by Shazia Hasan

When a child in any home in the kutcha area or the floodplain bordering Ghotki refuses to go to school or fakes a tummy ache to achieve the same result, his or her parents only have one advice to give: “Run along to school, my child, or Jam Khan Sundrani will come to get you and take you there himself!”

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1152168

 

Lest we forget by Yusra Sami Askari

This was meant to be a celebratory piece. I was all set to give readers a window into my whirlwind trip to Oslo where I was covering the proceedings of the Nobel Peace Prize - what a pleasure it was to hear thousands of miles away from home, “Pakistan produces some of the bravest people in the world”. But, alas it wasn’t meant to be.         

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/national/22-Dec-2014/lest-we-forget

 

Coping with loss by Juggan Kazim

Over the past eight years, I can think of perhaps three occasions when — as a television host — I’ve had tears in my eyes. On December 17, 2014, I went on air at 9:01 am and spent the majority of the transmission weeping. Pakistan’s psychotherapists and child psychologists need to take time out of their normal routines and help out.

http://tribune.com.pk/story/810238/coping-with-loss/

 

Making devolution work by Asif Ezdi

Two weeks ago, hardly noticed by the national news media, the Sindh Assembly unanimously passed, without debate, a private resolution regretting that “efforts are afoot to roll back the provincial autonomy given under the 18th constitutional amendment” and warning that “any deviation [from] or rollback of the 18th constitutional amendment will have serious consequences for the federation”. 

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-9-291555-Making-devolution-work

 

Special Series the Last Episode

Education is a Jewel of Nation.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-22-2014/Karachi/pic.asp?picname=09_07.gif

 

Shortage of books

There is shortage of books at main library of Karachi University. Subject relevant books are required.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2014-12-22/page-11

 

Education Corner by Syed Muhammad

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-21-2014/karachi/pic.asp?picname=16_17.jpg

 

Special Article on Security of Schools

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-20-2014/Pindi/pic.asp?picname=06_03.gif

 

Respect for Teachers by Zenab Waheed

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2014-12-20&edition=ISL&id=1450552_27270622

 

Special edition on extra curriculum activities by Sheikh Ahsun Rasheed

Complete Story: http://www.khabraingroup.com/e-epaper.aspx?p=p14

 

On Secular Education by Javed Qazi

Complete Story: http://express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102584810&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20141220

 

Letters to the Editor

 

Name schools

I request the federal and provincial governments to announce the opening of schools throughout Pakistan that are named after the children and school staff who were martyred in the Peshawar school tragedy.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1152162/name-schools

 

The cure: education

Education can act as a panacea for our major distressing problems such as poverty, hunger, unemployment and disease. The majority of out-of-school children live in rural areas. The literacy rate is staggering somewhat at 60 percent whereas India and Bangladesh boast enrolment figures of 92 percent at the primary level.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/letters/20-Dec-2014/the-cure-education

 

Utility of academic societies

There are countless universities in Pakistan which are giving an outstanding performance in providing their students with the best of knowledge. Although, education is the major and the only topic that comes to mind when we talk about such institutions, but there are many other things that need to be done along with studies so that the minds of the students stay calm and relaxed. Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=258464

 

Women empowerment through education

Education is the right of every human but unfortunately in Pakistan women are still mostly deprived of education. For a strong society the role of an educated woman is very important. Education is the only tool that can break the cycle of abuse, and poverty.

Complete Story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2014/12/21/comment/women-empowerment-through-education/