December 9, 2014

Khyber Pakhtunkhua

 

Malala to become youngest-ever Nobel laureate in history tomorrow

Malala Yousafzai will become the youngest ever Nobel laureate in history when she will get her Nobel Peace Prize shared with Kailash Satyarthi of India in Oslo, Norway on Wednesday December 10. Malala will become the second Pakistani Nobel Laureate after the late Dr Abdul Salam.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-13-34593-Malala-to-become-youngest-ever-Nobel-laureate-in-history-tomorrow

 

Malala’s blood-stained uniform to be on display in Oslo

Malala Yousufzai, the youngest Nobel Prize winner, has donated to the Nobel Peace Centre the blood-stained school uniform she was wearing the day she was attacked by Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) militants in the Mingora town of Swat valley in October 2012.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/national/09-Dec-2014/malala-s-blood-stained-uniform-to-be-on-display-in-oslo

 

Lakki Marwat to have full-fledged university soon: VC

University of Science and Technology Bannu Vice-Chancellor Dr Abdur Rahim Marwat on Monday said that the university campus in Lakki would be transformed into a full-fledged university within a year as the government had promised to provide Rs500 million for it in the next fiscal year.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-7-289007-Lakki-Marwat-to-have-full-fledged-university-soon-VC

 

PHC extends stay in collection of income tax on students’ fee

The Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Monday extended stay in the collection of five percent income tax on students’ fee payment to the educational institutions of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-7-289002-PHC-extends-stay-in-collection-of-income-tax-on-students-fee

 

One injured as students clash in Mardan college

A student sustained injuries when activists of two student groups clashed at the Government Postgraduate College here on Monday, sources said.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-289127-One-injured-as-students-clash-in-Mardan-college

 

FATA/AJK/GB

 

The visit of DC Battagram

The Deputy Commissioner Battagram visited different schools and ordered to fir e8 employees who were absent.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2014-12-09&edition=ISL&id=1433233_44583137

 

Balochistan

 

Up gradation of Turbat University

Turbat University is linked with high level university. PhD doctors will deliver their lectures through video conference.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-09-2014/Quetta/page3.asp

 

Lack of Special Education institute

There is lack of government educational institutions for special children at Balochistan.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-09-2014/Quetta/page3.asp

 

HEC to equate semester and annual system

HEC should consider semester system and annual system of education equally.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-09-2014/Quetta/page7.asp

 

To resolve teachers problems

Watan Teachers Association said that government should retain the 184 expelled teachers in loralai.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-09-2014/Quetta/page7.asp

 

Credit to a principal

Principal of Government Girls College Jinnah Town Quetta did good efforts for the betterment of their college education environment.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-09-2014/Quetta/page7.asp

 

Progressing education

Chief minister said that government is working for betterment of education system of the region.
Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-09-2014/Quetta/page12.asp

 

Follow the examination system of Wafaq-ul-Madaris

Dr. Hifiz Muhammad Asghar (JTI) said that to stop the trend of cheating, we should follow the examination system of Wafaq-ul-Madaris.

Complete Story: http://express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102565804&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20141209

 

Islamabad

 

Anti-Corruption Day: Corruption in universities should set alarm bells ringing

Like other public sector institutions, the menace of corruption has also been seeping into institutes of higher education. With International Anti-Corruption Day being marked on December 9 (today), it can be noted that many financial scams have surfaced in various universities in the last few years and the Higher Education Commission’s (HEC’s) efforts to curb corruption at the higher education level have failed to yield the desired results.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/803721/anti-corruption-day-corruption-in-universities-should-set-alarm-bells-ringing/

 

Islamabad schools to observe winter vacation

Educational institutions working under the Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) will observe winter vacation from December 26 till 31.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1149727/islamabad-schools-to-observe-winter-vacation

 

Deadline for matric exam forms extended

RAWALPINDI: Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) Rawalpindi on Monday extended the deadline for submission of forms for the annual matriculation examinations. According to BISE Rawalpindi, date has been extended till December 16.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1149716/deadline-for-matric-exam-forms-extended

 

Conference on emerging technologies starts at FAST

The opening ceremony of the 10th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET-2014) was held here at the National University of Computer & Emerging Sciences (FAST-NU) on Monday. 

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/islamabad/09-Dec-2014/conference-on-emerging-technologies-starts-at-fast

 

HEC, NAB rally against corruption at IIUI

A walk against corruption was organised at International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI) on Monday to commemorate World Anti-Corruption Day, which is being observed today (Tuesday).

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/islamabad/09-Dec-2014/hec-nab-rally-against-corruption-at-iiui

 

AIOU workshop

Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) will modernise its admission, books' mailing and examination system to provide best possible services to its students.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-289033-AIOU-workshop

 

SLS students visit hospice

Students from Sadeeqa’s Learning System (SLS) Montessori & High School, Westridge Campus, visited Saint Joseph’s Hospice to spend time with the adults and children there, says a press release. The students of Class 1 to 3 collected donations of art supplies and non-perishable edibles and took two hours

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-289026-SLS-students-visit-hospice

 

RBISE extends matric admission forms submission date

RAWALPINDI: Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) Rawalpindi has extended the admission forms submission date for annual exams 2015 of Ninth and Tenth classes aimed at facilitating the candidates and educational institutions. According to the new schedule issued in this regard now regular and private candidates can submit their admission forms for Part-I and Part-II matric exams, till Dec 16 with single fee. 

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/islamabad/09-Dec-2014/rbise-extends-matric-admission-forms-submission-date

 

RIS and MCB strengthening ties

Representatives of the MCB visited the Wellington Campus to formalize a growing relationship with RIS and signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to develop initiatives for development, empowerment and mainstreaming quality education in Pakistan. 

http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/islamabad/09-Dec-2014/ris-and-mcb-stregthening-ties

 

Book fair by NBF

National Book foundation holding a book fair in all over the country.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2014-12-09/page-3

 

Winter Vocations

Federal Education department announced winter vocations to starts from 26th to 31st December.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2014-12-09/page-3%20h

 

Punjab

 

Education termed prerequisite for progress, prosperity

The Government Girls Degree College (GGDC) has arranged a farewell party in honour of students of fourth-year here the other day. Government Boys Degree College Principal Malik Habib Ullah Saggu was the chief guest on the occasion while GGDC Vice Principle Madam Furman presided over the event. Speaking on the occasion, GBDC Principal Malik Habib Ullah Saggu said that the education was the only way to put a nation on the path to progress and prosperity. 

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/national/09-Dec-2014/education-termed-prerequisite-for-progress-prosperity

 

Rescue 1122 begins training workshop for school children

Rescue 1122 has started a two-days training workshop with the theme of “Basic Life Support Orientation” at Govt Model High School here from Monday. Rescue Safety Officer Muhammad Shahid conducted the workshop proceedings. 

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/national/09-Dec-2014/rescue-1122-begins-training-workshop-for-schoolchildren

 

Convocation

The ninth convocation of the Beaconhouse National University will be held at the varsity’s Tarogil Campus at 230 pm on December 12, 2014.

Complete Story: http://e.thenews.com.pk/lahore/12-9-2014/page14.asp

 

Old Ravians body meets VC

The newly-elected executive committee of Old Ravians Union (ORU) led by president Kamran Lashari met Government College University (GCU) Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Muhammad Khaleeq-ur-Rahman here on Monday.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-288982-Old-Ravians-body-meets-VC

               

UVAS cell

THE Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) of Higher Education Commission (HEC) in its latest quantitative assessment awarded 91.5 percent score to the Quality Enhancement Cell of University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-288988-UVAS-cell

 

FJWU holds voluntary blood donation camp

Fatima Jinnah Women University (FJWU) clinic, perusing its spirit of rescuing lives arranged a blood donation in collaboration with the Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS). This drive aimed to support PRCS in its cause of meeting the blood requirements for people suffering from various diseases. Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Amna said that in Pakistan practice of voluntarily blood donation is very low and this activity is designed to motivate people for voluntary blood donations.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-289017-FJWU-holds-voluntary-blood-donation-camp

 

Seminar on ‘I condemn child labour’ held at BZU

LAHORE: A seminar on I condemn child labour was held at Bahauddin Zakariya University (BZU) Lahore Campus 1. Guest speakers were Hasnat Javaid, director general labour council Punjab, Javaid Gill, director of labour council of Punjab, and Ifthikhar Mubarak, director of plan.

Compelte Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/punjab/09-Dec-2014/seminar-on-i-condemn-child-labour-held-at-bzu

http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2014-12-09/page-13/detail-4

 

The approval of funds

The government of Punjab approved Rs6 cror (60 million) for the development of infrastructure in 7 educational institutions of Rawalpindi.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2014-12-09&edition=ISL&id=1432932_40036547

 

Promotion of employees

The colleges’ directorate has issued notification of promotion of 76 employees including clerks and assistant lecturers.

Complete Story: http://express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102566684&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20141209


Dermatology to taught separately

Medical colleges should offer dermatology as a separate subject.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-09-2014/Lahore/pic.asp?picname=02_27.gif

 

To establish college of family medicine

Health minister said that government is establishing new medical college on family medicine.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-09-2014/Lahore/pic.asp?picname=02_28.gif

 

International Conference

International Conference on Islamic Education is holding on 13-14 December 2014

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-09-2014/Lahore/pic.asp?picname=06_18.gif

 

Home Economic College at Sargodha

Government of Punjab asked for the establishment of College for Home Economic at Sargodha.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2014-12-09/page-

 

A seminar on Corruption

Virtual University organizing a special seminar on corruption today.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2014-12-09/page-12/detail-2

 

Ranking Above

University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences is ranked up. HEC congratulated the head.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2014-12-09/page-12/detail-7

 

Candidate Graduated

Doctor Shahid Memhood awarded with Master’s Degree in health economics policy and management from London School of Economics and Political Sciences.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2014-12-09/page-12/detail-4

 

New schools in Punjab

Punjab Education Foundation planning to establish new schools in the region.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2014-12-09/page-12/detail-6

 

Sindh

 

High School building in crumbling condition

The building of High School village Salih Bambhro near Taluka Samaro District Umer Kot is decaying. Due to dangerous condition of building, students are not attending school. Their education is affected. Teachers are compelled to teach students under the trees. Villagers told that school has no facility of electricity and drinking water; they have informed higher authorities to take notice.

Complete Story: http://dailysobh.com/epaper/preview.php?pre=archive/09-12-2014/page6.jpg

 

20 students thrown out of school Court took notice

Head Master High School chelhar District Thurparker has dismissed 20 students out of school without showing any reason. On his illegal act, a famous lawyer of Mithi has submitted petition in the Court. Court has issued notice to District Education officer to show the reasons of illegal act.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2014-12-09/news/page2/1%20(13).htm

 

Primary School building in crumbling condition

The building of Primary School village Raju Banglani District Jacobabad is in decaying position. Hundreds of students are facing difficulty and their future is on the verge of devastation. The villagers Mr. Hakim Ali Banglani, Mr. Mehrban, Mr. Mukhtiar Banglani demanded that school building needs to be repaired and they demanded from higher authorities to take notice.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2014-12-09/news/page2/1%20(24).htm

 

Assistant Commissioner Visits schools 4 Teachers absent

Assistant Commissioner Mr. Asad Ul Allah Bhatti visited the schools of village Ghulam Ali Magsi Taluka Miro Khan District Qambaer Shahdadkot. During his visit of school of village Ghulam Ali Magsi 4 Teachers were absent from the school. He has sent their report to Secretary Education.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2014-12-09/news/page3/1%20(31).htm

 

Primary School closed since years

Primary School village Chechro near Sultanpur District Shikarpur is closed since years; students’ future is destroyed and Government did not take any notice. Children are engaged in other field activities.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2014-12-09/news/page3/1%20(50).htm

 

Quiz and Speech Competition at High School Tando Allahyar

A competition program was organized at Government High School with the cooperation of Agha Khan Step Project for the promotion of competition among girls and boys. Number of students took part in the competition. PPP M.N.A Mr. Abdul Sattar Bachani attended program and on the occasion he said Sindh province will get developed when our education will be promoted.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyibrat.com/beta/pages/jpp_09122014021424.jpg

 

Schools turned into cattle farms and sitting places

District Shikarpur: The condition of the schools in district is critical due to carelessness of higher authorities and other responsible persons. Schools at Shikarpur, Ghari Yasin, Lakhi Ghulam Shah and Khanpur are closed since years; students’ education is ruined and future is destroyed. Commissioner Shikarpur Mr. Hadi Bux Zardari has declared that committees have been formed to investigate the whole matter of closure of schools. According to the reports of Education Department Shikarpur 296 schools were closed, but 117 have been restored.

Complete Story: http://ejang.jang.com.pk/12-09-2014/karachi/pic.asp?picname=08_13.gif

 

Assembly to pass university bills

The Sindh Assembly in its session today will pass three different bills to establish universities in Karachi, Hyderabad and Shaheed Benazirabad, respectively.  The universities are being established by the Bahria Foundation in the name of Muttahida Qaumi Movement leader Altaf Hussain and former prime minister Benazir Bhutto.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/803817/on-the-agenda-assembly-to-pass-university-bills/

 

Malala invites five inspiring girls to Nobel Peace Prize ceremony

Malala Yousafzai, the young campaigner for girls’ education, has invited five inspiring girl champions to join her at the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony, a press statement from the Oslo-based Malala Fund said on Monday.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1149676/malala-invites-five-inspiring-girls-to-nobel-peace-prize-ceremony

http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2014-12-09/page-12/detail-24

 

PA to discuss setting up three varsities today

Three private bills for setting up universities in Karachi, Hyderabad, and Nawabshah are part of the provincial assembly’s agenda for its proceedings on Tuesday (today).

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-288954-PA-to-discuss-setting-up-three-varsitie

 

Dow students robbed on university bus

Four to five suspects boarded a point-bus of the Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) near Sakhi Hassan in North Nazimabad on Monday and robbed the students of cash and valuables.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-288958-Dow-students-robbed-on-university-bus

 

Edu dept teachers seek certification

Teachers and education managers of the Sindh Education Department who have completed their training under the teacher training programme offered to them under the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) project asked the government on Monday to certify teachers like doctors are certified by the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-288956-Edu-dept-teachers-seek-certification

http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/sindh/09-Dec-2014/teachers-education-managers-ask-certification-on-completion-cida-training

 

Baqai university convocation on Dec 15

About 1,038 graduates will receive their degrees at the 8th convocation of Baqai Medical University (BMS) to be held on Dec 15.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-288970-Baqai-university-convocation-on-Dec-15

 

50 DUHS students robbed as culprits hold them at gunpoint

When 50 university students boarded a bus on Monday morning to get to campus, they had no idea they would reach the varsity without their cellphones, money and other valuables.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/803745/this-is-a-hold-up-50-duhs-students-robbed-as-culprits-hold-them-at-gunpoint/

 

Deaf Reach School opens doors for the under-privileged in Rashidabad

There are 1.25 million deaf children in Pakistan. Of them, less than two per cent attend school. This is not because they are lacking in ability; rather they suffer from the lack of opportunities to polish their abilities.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/803784/a-beacon-of-hope-deaf-reach-school-opens-doors-for-the-under-privileged-in-rashidabad/

 

Crime on students of Dao University

Armed peoples looted students of Dao University in Bus.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-09-2014/Karachi/pic.asp?picname=02_03.gif

 

Prize distribution to position holders

Government awarding 100 thousands to position holders of Karachi.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-09-2014/Karachi/pic.asp?picname=08_05.gif

 

Permanent status to contract employees

Jinnah Sindh Medical University announced to give permanent status to contract employees.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-09-2014/Karachi/pic.asp?picname=08_06.gif

 

Workshop at NED

NED University organizing 5 days training workshop.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-09-2014/Karachi/pic.asp?picname=08_20.gif

 

Illegal occupation of land

Land Mafia occupied Land of Karachi University

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-09-2014/Karachi/pic.asp?picname=08_21.gif

 

Animal Carts at schools

Schools are in poorest condition. People establish animal carts at most of the schools at Shikarpur.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-09-2014/Karachi/pic.asp?picname=08_13.gif

 

Protest against University

Employees did protest for their permanent status and illegal occupancy of land.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2014-12-09/page-12

 

Dao University to operate special children

Dao University is operating on 14 children without hearing ability.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-09-2014/Karachi/pic.asp?picname=08_07.gif

http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2014-12-09/page-2

 

Security at Dao University

Dao university is appointing security guard at their buses.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-09-2014/Karachi/pic.asp?picname=08_14.gif

 

Meeting of Board of Advance Studies and Research

A meeting is holding at Shah Abdul Latif University related to research and development.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-09-2014/Karachi/pic.asp?picname=08_17.gif

 

Working for betterment of education and health

Fouji foundation is working for the betterment of education system and health sector.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-09-2014/Karachi/pic.asp?picname=12_17.gif

 

Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai Conference

Karachi University is holding an international conference on Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2014-12-09/page-2

 

Library Science Department at FUUAST

Urdu University is establishing department of library sciences

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2014-12-09/page-2

 

Special Edition

Stagnant state of students mind

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-09-2014/Karachi/pic.asp?picname=05_03.jpg

 

Editorial/Opinion

 

Youth and Education

By: Samina Shah

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-09-2014/Karachi/pic.asp?picname=05_01.jpg

 

Letters to the Editor

 

Politics on campus

There was a time when a vast majority of students from all parts of Pakistan used to come to study at the University of Karachi, which was reputed to be one of the best universities in the country.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/803598/politics-on-campus/

 

Neglecting education

Good education is the key weapon of any nation, but the 67-year-old Pakistan still lacks this essential necessity. Pakistan has a low literacy rate, which is insufficient to make this country prosper.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/803599/neglecting-education-2/

               

Health hazard in school canteens

Children spend major part of their day at school so the food in canteens makes a significant contribution to their growth and development. Most canteens offer fried food and fast food such as burgers, chips, soft drinks and confectioneries, containing saturated fat and added sugar.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/letters/09-Dec-2014/health-hazard-in-school-canteens

 

Difficulties faced by students

There are several primary and middle educational institutes in rural areas of Pakistan but unfortunately these areas are deprived of high schools.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2014-12-09&edition=ISL&id=1433292_49451023