February 03, 2015

National Press: 

Khyber Pakhtunkhua


Stipend motivates girl students to continue education

The elementary and secondary education department of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has been running the stipend programme since 2006. A visit to a government model school in Peshawar, one of the low-net enrolment rate districts, showed that girls mostly from humble background were finding this ‘pocket money’ very useful. It helped them to fulfill their educational needs without burdening their parents.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1161230/stipend-motivates-girl-students-to-continue-education


Teachers’ community divided over their arming

Government authorities in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have given permission for teachers to carry concealed firearms in response to the Dec 16 attack. Many educators reject the idea of arming teachers as reckless and counter-productive, reflecting the kind of arguments in US school systems overshadowed by their own occasional mass shootings.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1161142


Karak villagers take to streets against teachers’ shortage

People of Kurd Sharif, Shownki and adjoining localities took to the streets on Monday against the shortage of teachers in the only boys’ middle school of the area.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1161220/karak-villagers-take-to-streets-against-teachers-shortage


‘Illegal appointments’: College employees protest against higher education dept

Administrative employees of various colleges have not taken lightly to the higher education department’s decision to conduct a re-evaluation test for them. More than a hundred assistants and lab assistants gathered outside the higher education department on Monday in protest and shouted slogans against its officials.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/831706/illegal-appointments-college-employees-protest-against-higher-education-dept/


Soft targets: School vans, buses remain vulnerable to terror attacks

Security may be heightened at campuses in the city after the Army Public School massacre, but one of the reactionary measures ordered is still a matter of contention—security guards on school transportation.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/831739/soft-targets-school-vans-buses-remain-vulnerable-to-terror-attacks/


APS students’ parents give ultimatum

Parents of students martyred in Army Public School (APS) attack and members of ‘Ghazi forum’ on Monday demanded an investigation into the tragic Peshawar incident. The aggrieved parents have given the government a 48-hour ultimatum to make report of the investigation public, a media report said.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/national/03-Feb-2015/aps-students-parents-give-ultimatum


School carnage survivors leave for China on ‘healing trip’

A group of students and teachers who survived a Taliban massacre at the Army Public School (APS) left on Monday for a trip to China aimed at healing the mental scars of their ordeal.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1161125/school-carnage-survivors-leave-for-china-on-healing-trip



Nominations for amendments in curriculum

Government of Khyber Pukhtunkhwa nominated three persons for amendments in national Curriculum. They belong to higher officials of education department.

Complete Story: http://express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102663599&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20150203


Government did not provided document to embassy for treatment of Ahmad Nawaz

Government recently announced to provide 30 million funds for treatment of PAS Peshawar student “Ahmed Nawaz” injured during a terrorist attack. British Embassy did not provide visa to his parents on no document regarding treatment of student by government.

Complete Story: http://express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102663622&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20150203


Malala talked to the family of Ahmed Nawaz

Malala said victimized students of APS Peshawar are hero of Nation. She talked to Family of Ahmed Nawaz and said that she will bear his treatment expenses if government will not do anything for him.

Complete Story: http://www.khabraingroup.com/today/pages/p8/story.aspx?param=MALA.jpg


APS Peshawar students to be promoted without annual exams

APS Peshawar admin approved promoting the students of grade 6 and 8th to next grades without any annual examinations. Whereas some student are sent by government to china and Malaysia for a study tour.

Complete Story: http://express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102663620&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20150203






Launch of Loralai University Website

Governor Balochistan has launched website of University of Loralai. He said new and advanced scientific knowledge is need of the day.

Complete Story: http://express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102662945&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20150203


Education emergency not effective: BSO

Baloch Student Organization said that unmerit posts of foreigners at Khuzdar Engineering University, nearly 600 lecturers, about1500 teachers’ recruitments and ignorance on medical college Khuzdar are indicators of governments negligence on education sector.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/02-03-2015/quetta/page2.asp


Distribution of TEXT books

Balochistan School Teachers Union said that government has distributed 70% textbooks in markets. This is a positive sign by government toward education.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/02-03-2015/quetta/page10.asp





HEC working without required number of members for two years

The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has an 18-member body which is tasked to devise policies and take decisions on higher education and oversee work on key matters at the HEC. But for the last two years, the commission has been functioning with only 10 members.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1161199/hec-working-without-required-number-of-members-for-two-years


Recipient of foreign funds: Tough hunt for Punjab to identify madrassas

Civilian forces and intelligence agencies engaged in enrolling over 6,550 unregistered madrassas in Punjab are facing stiff resistance from hundreds of clerics who have refused to reveal their sources of funding.

“Unregistered Islamic seminaries are unwilling to register under the new form issued by the interior ministry, as they are bound to reveal their source of funding,” the official told The Express Tribune on condition of anonymity.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/831973/recipient-of-foreign-funds-tough-hunt-for-punjab-to-identify-madrassas/


Treasurers finalise proposals for varsity fund management

The first-ever conference of universities’ treasurers on Monday adopted a comprehensive package of recommendations for better management of funds and the staff capacity building in light of new directions by the Higher Education Commission (HEC). The conference discussed matters of  mutual interests, including catering the fund managements/ gap of inflows and outflows due to introduction of new compensations schemes by the government for government employees and introduction of new SROs /revision of rates etc.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/islamabad/03-Feb-2015/treasurers-finalise-proposals-for-varsity-fund-management



Private schools form body for problem solving

National launch of Pakistan Alliance of Independent Schools (PAIS), an initiative of Idara-Taleem-O- Aagahi, was held at the Islamabad Club. The alliance has been set up in order to resolve issues of private schools including security concerns.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/islamabad/03-Feb-2015/private-schools-form-body-for-problem-solving


President interviews prospective VCs for three universities

President Mamnoon Hussain personally interviewed each and every short-listed candidate while appointing the heads of three leading federal public sector universities. The appointments were pending for several months. The Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training had prepared a panel of nine short-listed names to finally choose three of them.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-299621-President-interviews-prospective-VCs-for-three-universities


Majority of public schools lacks it lab facility

Majority of the educational institutions working under Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) are yet to acquire computer lab facility and staff in this era of Information Technology. IT is a compulsory subject from Grade VI to VIII for the students of the FDE’ run institutions however, out of total of 392schools, around 150 have IT labs or staff.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=259518


SASSI University launched in capital

Chairperson of newly established SASSI University Dr. Maria Sultan Monday said that Pakistan requires outside the box approach of knowledge partnership for overcoming challenges.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/islamabad/03-Feb-2015/sassi-university-launched-in-capital


RIS signs MoU with Webster University

The Roots International Schools (RIS) has signed an MoU with Webster University, Thailand, for mutual collaboration to promote student exchange programmes and initiatives. The MoU would help define a long-term capacity building relationship to build strategy for enhanced academic and joint ventures in future.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-299549-RIS-signs-MoU-with-Webster-University


RBISE SSC exams to start on March 2

The annual examination of Secondary School Certificate (SSC) will commence from March 2 under Rawalpindi Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (RBISE), Chairman of RBISE Dr Muhammad Zarif said that the SSC annual examination will take place as per schedule issued by Punjab Board Committee of chairman.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-299556-RBISE-SSC-exams-to-start-on-March-2


Essay writing competition: Students pen thoughts on climate change

Twenty two students of Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR) took part in an essay writing competition on the causes and impact of climate change here on Monday.

The competition is part of Indus Consortium’s nation-wide inter-university essay writing competition.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/831844/essay-writing-competition-students-pen-thoughts-on-climate-change/


National curriculum council

Higher Education Commission and Allama Iqbal Open University are holding a national curriculum council today. Federal Minister of Education also attending the conference.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2015-02-03/page-3


Corruption cases highlighted by FUUAST

FUUAST received a report related to scandal of using 50 million illegally. FUUAT nominated three persons for their investigations against corruption of 50 million. FUUAT is establishing new campus at Kurri Road Islamabad.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2015-02-03/page-3


University treasurer conference

A conference holds by all treasurers of Universities at Allama Iqbal Open University. In conference, the methods of accumulating funds and other finances were discussed.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2015-02-03/page-3


President interview candidates for heads of three Universities

President Mumnun Husain Interviewed candidates for selection of Vice Chancellors of Three University. His aim was to select most deserving candidate.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/02-03-2015/karachi/pic.asp?picname=1716.gif


‘Ao Parhao’

Express media group announced to hold the programs on their education campaign “Ao Parhao” In Islamabad and Pindi Region on 2 March 2015. In their programs, they will invite senior teachers.

Complete Story: http://express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102662854&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20150203




‘Record funds provided for schools, higher education’

Provincial Minister for Excise & Taxation and Finance Mujtaba Shujaur Rehman has said that terrorism and unemployment can be wiped out through promotion of quality education. Addressing the delegations of youth, Mujtaba Shujaur Rehman said that Rs 274 billion will be spent on education sector during the current fiscal year which is 26.25 percent of the total budget of the province. He maintained that our country of 190 million people has a vibrant economy and our population under 20 is in majority and this makes South Asia as the only large economic area that shall not face a decline in the number of people entering the labour force for the next 50 years, whereas, future is ours.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/punjab/03-Feb-2015/record-funds-provided-for-schools-higher-education



Schools’ security: Teachers, private schools unhappy with arrangements

Teachers’ associations have expressed their disappointment at the security measures taken for the schools in the province. The Punjab Teachers Union says the security plan was not comprehensive. PTU general secretary Rana Liaquat Ali says the government plan caters only to Category A schools. This leaves out more than 50 per cent of the primary and middle schools, he adds.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/831836/schools-security-teachers-private-schools-unhappy-with-arrangements/


Selective approach in laptop scheme riles college teachers

A recent notification by the Higher Education Department with regard to giving laptops to only college science teachers has caused trouble among arts teachers and principals. Talking to The News, a number of teachers and principals termed the move “discriminatory” and “discouraging”, saying the teachers of social sciences and arts and humanities had been ignored by the department.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-299504-Selective-approach-in-laptop-scheme-riles-college-teachers


Threatening letter to school panics students

REPORTS about a threatening letter to Benazir Bhutto High School, Badami Bagh, caused panic among students and their parents here Monday. The school administration had found the letter a few days back and kept it secret. However, the news spread in the school on Monday and created panic among students and staff of the school.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-299510-Threatening-letter-to-school-panics-students


UET teachers body elected

Dr Sohail Aftab Qureshi has been elected president of the Teaching Staff Association (TSA), University of Engineering and Technology, for the session 2015.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1161183/uet-teachers-body-elected


MA, MSc exams from 7th

The Punjab University MA/MSc Part-I and II supplementary examinations 2014 will begin from Feb 7 and 9, respectively. According to PU spokesman, roll number slips have been dispatched to all candidates (private and regular) on their residential addresses. If any candidate has not received his slip, he/she can receive a duplicate slip from MA/MSc Hall, Exams Department, New Campus.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1161192/ma-msc-exams-from-7th


LUMS Journalism Festival concludes

Lahore University of Management Sciences Journalism Festival has brought in distinguished journalists meet in Lahore.  According to a press release, the festival consisted of workshops by renowned journalists from all over Pakistan. It further included three competition events for delegates to enjoy some activities apart from the informative workshops.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/lahore/03-Feb-2015/lums-journalism-festival-concludes


Terrorist threat to girl’s school

Government Girls High Schools, Benazir Shaheed, Badami Bagh received a terrorist threat. On this news, Police surrounded the area.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-02-03&edition=LHR&id=1527676_63502215


Mobile Sims to schools

Education department decided to distribute ufone Sims to 200 schools for any emergency alert. More Sims will be distributed to other schools in next steps.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-02-03&edition=ISL&id=1527079_60040691


Teachers’ promotions pending

Due to department’s negligence, nearly 5000 teachers who received clearance from anti-corruption are waiting for promotions. Almost 700 applications for promotions are pending.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-02-03&edition=LHR&id=1527813_39157820



Security committees at schools

There will be security committees at schools of Khanpur and Hatar regions. Local persons and teachers will manage it. DPO said that they would also start monitoring schools.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/02-03-2015/pindi/page10.asp


MOU b/w ICAP and PU

A memorandum of Understanding signed between ICAP and Punjab University Lahore. Punjab University is only university for which ICAP exempted few cources of their BCOM honors, accounting, and finance.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/02-03-2015/lahore/pic.asp?picname=06_44.gif


Seminar on security by higher education institutions

Punjab University Institute of Social and Cultural Studies hold a seminar on management of security at higher education institutions.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-02-03/page-12/detail-1


Inauguration on workshop for management cadres

Additional Director Admin, UED, attended opening of workshop organized by UED Directorate of Research. It’s a fifth round of workshops regarding management cadres.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-02-03/page-12/detail-3



Seminar on children education

Social work organization “Door of awareness” organized a seminar on “Children’ education” with collaboration of a local media group.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-02-03/page-12/detail-4


Interview schedule for educators

Education department Rawalpindi released the schedule of interviews for 1886 posts of Educators to be held at Government Boys High Secondary School, Marirh Chowk, Rawalpindi.

Complete Story: http://express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102662993&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20150203




Public servants, students  given civil defence training

Over 4,500 individuals including public servants as well as schools and colleges students have completed Civil Defence Training to cope with the emergency situations, said Commissioner Karachi Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqi. He said more training courses will be organised for students and public servants. The Commissioner Karachi was chairing separate meetings of Awareness Committee about earthquake and natural calamities and schools security, said a statement on Monday.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/sindh/03-Feb-2015/public-servants-students-given-civil-defence-training


Ziauddin University students show appreciation for teachers

The key to a nation’s bright future lies in the hands of good teachers—and it was with this in mind that students, volunteers and teachers of Ziauddin University gathered at the varsity’s Clifton campus on Monday.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/831905/ziauddin-university-students-show-appreciation-for-teachers/



The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan and University of Lahore signed a MoU on Monday. The MOU was signed by Yaqoob Suttar, ICAP and Dr. Muhammad Saleem Shuja, UoL at University ofLahore new Campus in the presence of Chairman UOL, Awais Raoof and other officials.—INP

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=259528


Old buildings collapsed

Old boundary wall of boys schools, Digri, fall on wall of girls school. It affected their roof and roof injured 2 lady teachers and 16 female students.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-02-03&edition=KCH&id=1527380_75494530



Threats to schools

Letters of terrorist threats being receiving in most of schools at Karachi. Abdullah College, North Nazimabad, Karachi received a threat. Principal informed director colleges about it.

Complete Story: http://express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102663186&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20150203


‘Ao Parhao’

A program on express media education campaign “Ao Parhao” held at Ziauddin Medical College, Karachi. Attendees talked on education system and its issues of Pakistan.

Complete Story: http://express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102662957&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20150203




Lifelong learning

The global community, a vast majority of national societies and experts from multiple disciplines are more aligned on the beneficial and transformative effect of education on the lives of individuals and their communities than almost any other intervention.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1161109


Letters to the Editor


Too young for such stress

Several deserving and intelligent students have been denied admission into Aitchison College since the year 2013, when the administration suddenly decided to reduce the age limit, for the entrance test into Class-II by about six months. Previously, the age limit was six plus but with the cut in age limit, under six children are being forced to take the test, a year earlier, than the previous schedule.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-02-03/page-7/detail-6


The magic of writing

The culture of writing among students is fast disappearing. I started writing letters three years ago when I was a student. The exercise of writing all through these years has taken me to a different world inside of me. It made my life meaningful. With every letter, I learn more because for each letter I have to craft an idea, contextualise it and then reflect on it. It drives me to act.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-11-299571-The-magic-of-writing


Internet for education

My kids study at a local private sector school. Recently the school has introduced computers in classrooms for all grades. While I appreciate the step taken towards improving learning experience, it also reminds me of my times in school. But disturbing was the sudden realization that majority of schools, both private and state-run, are still far behind. The steep difference in learning experience and quality of education translates into unequal distribution of opportunities to children.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=259553


Regional Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhua

HEC announced grant of 27 million ruppees for Islamia College

The HEC Chairman Dr.Mukhtiar Ahmad visited Islamia College and met Vice Chancellor Ajmal Khan and Senior Faculty members.  He announced on this occasion 27 million grant for Islamia College University security measures.

Complete Story:

Universities Administrative Officials demanded for one step promotion

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa all public sectors Universities Administrative Officials Association meeting was held in Additional Director, P&D Agricultural University Peshawar under the president ship of Muhammad Ilyas Khan. All the representatives of the KP Universities attended the meeting and demanded to give them representation in all the Universities Syndicate & Senate.  They further showed their hope that the education friendly government of province resolves their issues.

Complete Story:

Cold war in education department grade 16 to 19 officials

Peshawar: Started Cold war between Bureaucracy & education department grade
16 to 19 officials & become intensive condition.  On this issue the
education Minister called representatives of the officials. This is the
first meeting between Minister for Education & Secretary Education with
education department officials.

Complete Story:

Private schools in Swat opened today after winter vacations

The private schools in Swat opened today after winter vacations. Educational Institutions security guards are permitted to keep arms for security purposes. Educational Institutions entered arms detailed in their concerned Police stations.

Complete Story:  <http://naibaat.com.pk/Presentation/peshawar/Default.aspx>

Badizai High School is deprived of furniture facility in this modern age

In this modern age there is no furniture facility available at Badizai High School. The present provincial government claims to common the education proved false. The students begin to sit on floor & getting the education.
Due to lack of staff the students' futures seems to be darken.

Complete Story:

Negotiation between provincial Minister for Treasury & Teachers Organization

A meeting was held between provincial Minister for Treasury & Teachers Organization. Minister ordered on this occasion to increase the Science Teachers allowances, restore the CT posts, Islamic study teachers & Physical teachers. The meeting was arranged in the Finance Committee Room between Provincial Minister and KP Teachers Organization. In the meeting the teachers' organization put their problems they were facing to the provincial Minister & he issued order for resolution.

Complete Story: Daily Subh, Peshawar, Page no. 2

8771 children out of 42996 do not go to school: Survey Report

In Hari Pur a survey was conducted by SRSP Alif Eilan project phase two and found that 8771 children out of 42996 do not go to school. On the other hand 87 educational institutions out of 206 are deprived from the basic facilities. There is no clean drinking water in 87, no electricity in 99, no bath rooms in 44, no boundary wall in 57, no main gate in 54, no sewerage
system in 96 and no furniture facility in 95 out of 206.

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Peshawar Page no. 8

The building of primary school Tangai is not yet constructed

The building of Government Primary School Tangai is not yet constructed. The Provincial government claim emergency for education has proved falls.  The tent provided by UNICEF has become worst and are not capable of use.  After passing 33 years the building government primary school Tangai has not been constructed. There is no electricity, no drinking water, no boundary wall,
no watch man and no other basic facilities available in present school building. Only two teachers are teaching to hundreds students.

Complete Story: Daily Surkhab, Peshawar, Page no. 5

In Pakistan 5 % vocational education is given in educational institutions

In Pakistan the rate of vocational education should be raised up to 15% so that the employment opportunities are created. Now the rate of vocational
education in Pakistan is only 5%. This was stated by Engr. Nadeem Mumtaz Qureshi in his Press released. He said that this rate is 14% in developed

Complete Story: Daily Awamunas, Peshawar, Page no. 3




Chairman Board wants to extend his tenure

QUETTA: Government Teachers Association Baluchistan Head Office has released a press report in the report. He said that Baluchistan Board of Intermediate
and Secondary Education Chairman Mr. Saadullah wants to extend his tenure, and we never tolerate their extension and we demanded to bring new and
unbiased Chairman for BISE Quetta. They claimed that the current Chairman gives a priority to children of rich family which is biased and this is also
anti education.

Complete Story: Express News, Page no. 2

Latest and Technical Education is very important for the promotion of Education: Governor

QUETTA: Governor Baluchistan Muhammad Khan Achakzai said to the press report. That latest and technical education is important to promote the
Baluchistan Education and it's time to move on in the field of education.
Along with provision of education we will provide the technical work to the people of Baluchistan and it will remove the unemployment. Muhammad Khan
Achakzai further said that we are trying to exchange the education language to mother language it will be easily and supported language for the student
of Baluchistan. He said that in mother language students can get expertise in Education.

Complete Story: Qudrat News, Page no. 1


Books distribution is possible before reopening the schools

QUETTA: Baluchistan Schools Teachers Union General secretary Amin ullah Durrani said in his statement and present a tribute to education department.
He said that before reopening the schools we will make possible the distribution of books and this will bring happiness and prosperity in the
people of Baluchistan. 70% books have been distributed and still continue it is big change in the history of Baluchistan Education system.
Complete Story: Jang News, Page no. 10

Baluchistan Education Foundation is a unique institute to promote Education free of cost

WORK and APPLICATIONS: Baluchistan is a largest Province of Pakistan geographically. Their population scattered very extensive. Population
strength is not equal to the area of Baluchistan. 50% populations are deprived from the opportunity of basic qualification and 1800000 children
are out of schools. These 1800000 children have multiple reasons, such as ghost schools, no school in the region and cannot pay the school fee.
Baluchistan Education Foundation is a unique institute which is providing basic and primary education to the student of Baluchistan and the
organization striving for the promotion of education system throughout Baluchistan. This organization has authority to govern law give order to the
teacher of education dept. The organization has given a authority to specific committee for monitoring over schools in which they inspect the
duty of teachers and the presence of student in the school.

Complete Story: Bakhaber News, Page no.3

Govt. is focusing over the problems and difficulties of Baluchistan Educational institutes

HUB: Secretary Colleges and Higher Education Baluchistan Sabir Kakar, Director Colleges Baluchistan Ghulam Hussain Sarparah and Deputy Director
Abdul Wahid kakar are visited the degree College Hub and chaired a meeting with Principal of same college. Where they found scarcity of furniture and
lecturer, so the committee has promised to the student of college that we will complete the shortage of college and further said we will promote the
education system of District Hub. That nation whose concentration is over education is always successful and Our responsibility to promote Quality of

Complete Story: Mashriq News, Page no. 3




Physical Education Trainers protest to fill vacancies

Rahim Yar Khan: Physical Education Trainers, under the leadership of Prof. Sajid Mahmud, protested in front of the Press Club and demanded that the
vacant seats of Physical Education Trainers should be filled because the Court had decided in favour of the teachers.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-02-3/page-13

Daily Express Rahim Yar Khan, Page no. 4


Students and teachers worried about lack of security arrangementsS

Haroonabad: The staff and students of Govt. Boys High School Chak No.110/6R are scared because the said school does not have a boundary wall and other
security arrangements.

Complete Story: Daily Naya Daur, Page no. 5


people protest against incompletion of boundary wall of school

Fatehpur: The people of the area protested against authorities for the Govt. Boys Primary School, Chak No.102/ML for not completing the boundary wall of
the school.

Complete Story: Daily Naya Daur Multan, Page no. 2


Deputy Director Colleges says substandard material being used for security arrangements

Layyah: Hafiz Mohammed Ishaq, Deputy Director Colleges, while talking to media said that government had allocated RS.60 million for security
arrangement of Boys and Girls Colleges but substandard material was being used for security arrangements like boundary walls and barbed wire at the
Government Boys and Girls colleges of Layyah.

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain Multan, Page no. 7


Boundary walls of educational institutions could fall anytime

Kotla Mughlan: Government sanctioned crores of rupees for security arrangements of educational institutions of Tehsil Jampur and SDO Mohammed
Tariq Laghari has allegedly bungled RS.50 lack (5 million rupees) in collaboration with contractors. The people said the walls of schools have
been constructed with sub-standards material and they could fall anytime.
SDO Tariq Laghari refutes charges.

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain Multan, Page no. 7


Teachers transfer ban to be removed in punjab, students worried

Dera Ghazi Khan: The Education Department Punjab has prepared a summary to remove ban on teacher transfer. The teachers have begun their struggle to
get their postings in their favorite areas and students are concerned about loss of their studies.

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain Multan, Page no. 3


Sub-standard material used for construction of school building

Katchi Mohammed, Bhong: The residents of Tarandah Mohammed Pnah told media that the contractor was using substandard material in the construction of
building of Govt. Primary School Lal Shah. The bridge was constructed with poor material and the other bridge was left incomplete.

Complete Story: Daily Express Rahim Yar Khan, Page no. 4


Terrorists threaten to blow up girls school with bomb

Rahim Yar Khan: The students of Govt. Girls Primary School Basti Allah Yar Khan, Mouza Wahid Bakhsh Siyyal told their principal Riffat Rehana that on
Saturday while on their way home they were obstructed by some unknown motorcyclists and told that the upgrading of boundary walls won't work
because they will blow up their school with a bomb. The principal informed the authorities, army was called in and school was taken over by security

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School land grabbed by land mafia, officials submit wrong report to the Supreme Court

Ahmedpur Sharqia: Oach Moghlah, a settlement with 600 families is without a boys and girls school. The government had allocated 8 kanal four marla land
for school, which has been grabbed by the land mafia in collaboration with Revenue Department, and the said department submitted a wrong report to the
Supreme Court of Pakistan about the ownership of the said land.

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Revised grant for schools of Lodhran

Lodhran: DCO Mohammed Shahid Niaz while presiding the meeting of District Development Committee said that a revised grant of RS.5.47 million was
allocated for 8 schools of educational institutions of Lodhran.

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Computer Science students protest against Islamia University Managements

Bahawalpur: The students of Computer Science Department, Islamia University Bahawalpur protested against the University management at the Baghdadul
Jadeed Campus and demanded the release of the arrested students and to permit the students to sit in the final examination. The students said that
the grouping and in fights of the faculty members uses students for protests against their opponent faculty members. Then the protesting students are
arrested and blackmailed and used against one another.

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Villagers protest for Primary School building

District Jamshoro: The residents of village Shah Muhammad Rind near Lakhi Shah Sadar Protested against non-availability of Primary School in their
village. On the occasion Mr. Ashique Hussain Rind and Mr. Manzoor Rind told that more than 70 school age children are studying in self run School
building due to non-availability of Government building. They added that school building was issued in 1993, since then its construction work is not

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Primary School building did not repair

District Sanghar: The building of Primary School village Jam Nawaz Ali is completely decaying and it is not repaired since last 30 years. Its class
rooms are damaged and compound wall is devastated; Teachers do not attend school and students' future is on the verge of devastation. Villagers have
demanded from higher authorities to take notice.

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Primary Teachers and Lower staff protested for restoration

District Nawabshah: Primary Teachers along with lower staff from sakrand protested before Press club Nawabshah against Education department. They
were appointed in 1993 by the Government, but they were suspended in the same year. The suspended number Teachers and lower staff were 368, but out
of that 178 were restored, but remaining 190 Teachers and lower staff was not restored. They have demanded from higher authorities to take notice and
restore them to their duties.

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Villagers protest for Primary School building

District Mirpur Khas: The residents of village Dighri protested for Primary School building in their village. They told that school building was issued
in 1952, but since then Government did not take any step for its construction. They have demanded from government to establish school
building in their village that children may get Education.

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School roof collapsed; nine Students injured

District Mirpur Khas: Girls Primary School village MirJan Muhammad Rind. School roof collapsed due to its crumbling condition and left 9 students
injured. Citizens have told that School building and its compound walls were in poor condition and government did not take any prior step for its

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Education department ruined; School buildings decaying; Teachers absent

District Badin: Education department of Golarchi is failed to promoteeducation and school buildings. The buildings of Primary, High School and
College are at same place, but their compound wall did build and land mafiais active to grab school property. Sewerage water is stored in front of
School buildings, but government and Education department is silent to take action. Teachers and other non-teaching staff are free of their duties and
busy in their private works. There is acute shortage of drinking water and other basic facilities.

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Middle and Primary School without basic facilities

District Matiyari: Middle and Primary School Union Council Faqeer Nooh Hothiyani are under the problem of basic facilities. S.N.A of the Schools is
not issued and academy is non-functional. There is acute shortage of furniture and Teachers, so the Students are not attending Schools. Education
department did not take any step to issue S.N.A of the schools.

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Deputy Commissioner visits Schools

District Matiyari: Deputy Commissioner Mr. Fayaz Hussain Abbasi had a surprise visit of the schools of Matiyari. He has sent his visit report of
the Ghost Teachers to Chief Secretary. he has declared that Ghost teachers should perform their duties with honesty otherwise they will be suspended.

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"GO V.C GO" JSSF Protest against Vice Chancellor Benazir University

District Nawabshah: The members of JSSF continued their protest against Vice Chancellor Shaheed Benaizr Bhutto University Nawabshah on his illegal act of
suspending University Staff. They have warned that on 7th February protests would be expended throughout District. They have demanded for his

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Seminar on Education

Hyderabad: Seminar was organized regarding Education Promotion at Main Boys
Primary School city Nabisir Road. On the occasion number of Teachers, Students and other citizens attend the seminar.

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Primary School closed due to Ghost Teachers

District Thurparker: Primary School village Mubarak Rind near Chachro is closed due to non-availability of Teachers. More than 80 students are
deprived of their basic right of getting Primary Education. Villagers have demanded from Secretary Education Mr. Fazal Ul Allah Pechuho to take notice
and fictionalize School.

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