11th October 2016

National Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Over 40 seminary students hospitalized

Kohat: Over 40 children of a seminary in the Bamba area of Kamardhand here were hospitalized after they were allegedly served with poisonous rice and tea on Saturday.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=11_10_2016_007_008

Peshawar University announces B.Com Results

Peshawar: Peshawar University announces B.Com results for the running academic year; according to the announcement students passed the examinations will more than satisfactory results. 48% of the students managed to receive passing grades in the exams

Complete story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103793665&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20161011




Students with Disabilities accommodated by the Allama Iqbal Open University

Islamabad: Centers with facilities to increase accessibility for disabled students (particularly blind ones) have been established by the AIOU in 21 regional centers of the university. The centers will be inaugurated by the end of this month, until all regional centers have the necessary equipment and infrastructure to facilitate these students

Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/islamabad/11-Oct-2016/disabled-students-get-e-learning-facility-at-aiou-s-regional-offices


AIOU extends admissions date until 21st

Islamabad: Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has extended last date for submission of admission forms for Matriculation to Master-level programmes for the current semester till October 21 in order to bring maximum number of people in the educational net.

Complete story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2016-10-11/lahore/7130/42764



World Post Day

Raja Amir Iqbal was the chief guest. The Chief Post Master as well as teachers and students also attended.

Complete story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2016-10-11/page-2


Rawalpindi Education Board announces results of Intermediate Part 1

Rawalpindi: 43698 candidates appeared, and 17510 were successful. The pass rate was 40.07 percent.

Complete story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2016-10-11/page-2




UAF signs MoU with Chinese Varsity

Faisalabad: Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University (FAFU) China and the University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) on Monday inked a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate in education and research and area of mutual concern.

Complete story: http://epaper.brecorder.com/2016/10/11/8-page/802171-news.html


Murray College short of classrooms

Sialkot: The 127-year-old Govt Murray College, the alma mater of poets Allama Iqbal and Faiz Ahmed Faiz, has been facing an acute shortage of classrooms due to which students and teachers are finding it difficult to continue education.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=11_10_2016_178_006


Inter part-I results announced

Lahore: The Lahore Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education on Monday announced the results of Intermediate, part-I, annual examination of 2016.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=11_10_2016_178_008



Punjab University announces BBA results

Lahore: The results for 3rd year students of BBA at Punjab University have been announced.

Complete story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/156428-PU-results


Punjab Teachers’ Union protests against inaction in light of their demands

Rawalpindi: Punjab Teachers Union continued its protest against the non-acceptance of its demands by the provincial government. The Union is asking for a stop to the privatization of schools in the city, as well as the issuance of show cause notices to public sector teachers

Complete story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103793918&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20161011


Elementary Government School in Murree awarded grant by Uhud Foundation

Murree: Government Elementary School Lohar Masoot has been awarded a grant by the Uhud Foundation to improve its IT and infrastructural facilities. A politician of PMLN also made a donation to school for the purpose of improvaing the availability of toilets for students at the school.

Complete story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103793904&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20161011


BZU, HEC meeting to sort out scholarship issue

Multan: A joint meeting of the officials of Higher Education Commission and Bahauddin Zakariya University will be held on Oct 13 to finalize the award process of PhD scholarships under the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) which was put on hold by the HEC a couple of days back, Dawn has learnt.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=11_10_2016_178_007


UAF VC barred from taking action against lecturer

Lahore: The Lahore High Court on Monday restrained the University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) vice chancellor from taking punitive action against a female lecturer.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=11_10_2016_177_001


The government is taking positive steps to promote education: Sardar Ayaz Sadiq

Lahore: The government is taking positive steps to promote education. For girls’ education in particular, the government is not only establishing new educational institutions, but also upgrading old ones.

Complete story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-10-11/page-2/detail-14


Dr Sughra Sadaf takes charge as Director General of Punjab Institute of Language

Lahore: Famous poet and columnist Dr Sughra Sadaf has taken charge as the Director General of the Punjab Institute of Language, Art and Culture.

Complete story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-10-11/page-9/detail-3


Punjab Professors and Lecturers Association conference

Lahore: A conference of the Punjab Professors and Lecturers Association was held, under the leadership of Professor Tauseef Sadiq, president of the Lahore division.

Complete story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-10-11/page-9/detail-15


Benefitting student Pact linked to promote research, education

Faisalabad: In a bid to enhance collaboration in the fields of education and research, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University China and University of Agriculture Faisalabad inked Memorandum of Understanding on Monday.

Complete story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1196817/benefitting-student-pact-inked-promote-research-education/


Only 60% pass first year exams

Lahore: Pre-medical group witnesses highest pass percentage, arts group sees 50% successful candidates.

Complete story: http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201610110036&EN_ID=11201610110019&EMID=11201610110005




HEC concerned over teachers from Balochistan universities seeking jobs in other provinces

Karachi: The Higher Education Commission has expressed concern over the trend of teachers from Balochistan seeking work in universities in other provinces. It has advised universities to not utilize the services of such teachers.

Complete story: https://jang.com.pk/print/192892-todays-print


Teachers receiving salaries without working worried over the new education policy

Badin: Afraid of performing their duty, 800 primary school teachers from Badin have applied for early retirement from the Department of Education.

Complete story: https://jang.com.pk/print/192891-todays-print


Dr Farrukh Hussain Bhimbaro appointed assistant professor in Khairpur Medical College

Khairpur: The District Malaria Control Programme incharge Dr Farrukh Imtiaz Bhimbaro was appointed as Assistant Professor in Khairpur Medical College.

Complete story: https://jang.com.pk/print/192905-todays-print


Five members named for Shah Abdul Latif University’s syndicate

Khairpur: Governor Sindh Dr Ishratul Ibad appointed 5 members, including one woman, for the Shah Abdul Latif University Syndicate.

Complete story: https://jang.com.pk/print/192904-todays-print


Karachi University approves admission policy

Karachi: Karachi University has approved the new admissions policy, whereby a new department will be created.

Complete story: https://jang.com.pk/print/192903-todays-print


MOL Group launches scholarship programme

Karachi: MOL Group, an international oil and gas company headquartered in Budapest, on Sunday launched ‘FEMMe’, a new scholarship program for 27 selected universities of 6 countries including Pakistan.

Complete story: http://epaper.brecorder.com/2016/10/11/2-page/802108-news.html



The government’s policies are against teachers: Aneesur Rehman

Karachi: Under the Taleem Bachao Action Committee, a meeting of teachers was held at the head office. Addressing the audience, Convener Aneesur Rehman said that the government’s policies do not favour teachers.

Complete story: https://jang.com.pk/print/192906-todays-print


Dr Suleman D Muhammad responds to HEC

Karachi: In response to the letter from the HEC, The VC of Urdu University has responded to the letter from KU and HEC, saying that matters were greatly exaggerated in it.

Complete story: https://jang.com.pk/print/192907-todays-print


Advisory Council formed in Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto University of Law

Karachi: The Vice Chancellor of Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto University of Law, Qazi Khalid Ali, said that a University Corporate Advisory Council will be formed.

Complete story: https://jang.com.pk/print/192897-todays-print


Brick kiln workers’ children protest schools closure

Hyderabad: The children of brick kiln workers held a protest against closure of their schools and staged ‘Ehtijaji school’ outside the press club on Monday.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=11_10_2016_119_003


Homage paid to Dr Abdul Wahab

Karachi: The Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi, commemorated the services and memories of Prof Dr Abdul Wahab, former dean and director IBA, by paying tribute to him at a memorial session on Monday.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=11_10_2016_118_006


Teacher’s body barred from holding elections

Hyderabad: Development coincides with Oct 6 notification of separating govt. colleges and schools departments.

Complete story: http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201610110019&EN_ID=11201610110011&EMID=11201610110003




Cap on school fee hike

With the country badly in need of a system of cost rationalization, the Sindh High Court’s recent intervention on behalf of families of children enrolled in private schools may not bring huge relief to the overburdened.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=11_10_2016_008_003

Regional Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


No facilities in schools of Jamrud, Student’s future at risk

Jamrud: Haji Nadar Khan Girls Primary school in Jamrud has been deprived of staff for the last 15 years and the school is in the worst possible condition. There are no facilities in schools; they lack furniture, fans, electricity, drinking water, toilets, and doors of rooms for the 200 students of the school. Moreover, there are 3 teachers in schools who are neither honest nor sincere to their duties. These views were expressed by local people, who said that there are no facilities for students in these schools due to which students’ future seems dark.

Complete Story: Daily Express, Page no.5


Meeting of All Teachers Association and Malgar-e-Usatzah

Shabqadar: Meeting of all Teachers Association and Malgar-e-Usatzah was held under the leadership of President MujahidKhan. In the meeting, everyone was invited to the general meeting for making the new A.T.A Cabinet on 13 October ,Thursday at G. H. S. S. Six main resolution and points were discussed, including the appointment of new Fata Director Hashim Khan and announcement of full cooperation. They condemned the delay in the process of up gradation and verification, condemned rationalization, and made an announcement of full cooperation with area teachers in addition to slamming A.E.O’s negative attitude which is delaying office work Teachers union discussed these issues and the possible ways to resolve them.

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


KPK allocates Rs 1 billion to uplift education

Peshawar: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has allocated Rs 1 billion to uplift the education sector, besides bringing improvement in the standard of public sector schools and provision of better facilities to students. The Special Assistant to the Chief Minister for Livestock and Dairy Development Mohibullah Khan and Central Deputy Secretary General Murad PTI Saeed MNA said this while inaugurating the newly constructed building of Government Higher Secondary School Swat. Speaking on the occasion, Mohibullah Khan said provision of quality education to students was imperative for sustainable progress and development, as without education no nation can progress and achieve economic prosperity. He said KPK government accorded high priority to education and was spending Rs one billion on uplift of education sector in the province.

Complete Story:  Aaj, Peshawar, Page No.4

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

Complete Story:Dailykhabrain,Page no.8


No NGO will be allowed to run its own policies in Education Department

Peshawar: Jamat-e-Islami Khyber Pakhtunkhuwa Ameer Mushtaq Ahmad Khan said that they will meet the Chief Minister for resolving the issues of Regularity Authority and fifth grade examination and won’t allow any NGO to run their policies in the Education Department. He was addressing this in a meeting in which many other professors were also present. He further said that private educational institutes are playing great role in education. The Government must appreciate and encourage their efforts rather than discourage them. He appreciated the efforts of these private institutes who are giving quality education in their limited resources as compare to government institutes.

Complete Story:  Daily Mashriq, Peshawar,Page No.4


Students should concentrate on their education alone

Sakhakot: The Assistant Subdivision Education Officer Dargai Syed Zameen Shah said that students must only pay attention towards seeking education; education should be their first priority. He further said that to compete with the world there is only need of the weapon of education; students are the future; they are the asset of Pakistan; all they need is to utilize these potentials by focusing on their education. He was addressing the ceremony of free uniform distribution to poor students. Many others teachers and head teachers were also present in the ceremony who also addressed on the importance of education for the young generation and instructed the students to fully concentrate on education.

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


Graduate College Students threaten protest

Bajour Agency: The students of Graduate College Khar have threatened to protest in front of Governor House if their scholarships are not released soon. They said that closure of scholarship is just like that Fata Secretariat is inviting tribal students for a war. These views were expressed by Graduate College Khar Nazim Maseeh-ul-lah who further said that this scholarship was a gift to tribal students from the “father of nation “Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah but now Fata Secretariat is trying to take back this from these students which has been their best financial help. They demanded from the Prime Minister Nawaz Shareef to play a role in the release of their scholarship.

Complete Story:  Akhbar-e-Khyber, Peshawar,Page No.5




Dozens of schools in Mand & Tump are closed

Mand: Dozen of Primary Schools in “Mand & Tump” are curently closed, putting students’ future is at risk. Most absent teachers are getting salaries at homes while parents are worried about their children’s  education. Approximately 24 Boys Primary Schools are closed in area and teachers are enjoying their holdiays. Closure of Educational insitutions is reason for Baluchistan’s educational backwardness.

Complete story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/epaper/p3/story.php?param=madro.jpg


Lack of rooms & furniture in Qilli karaiz Primary School: Hameedullah Kakar

District Quetta: The Central President Mutahida Kakar Qaomi Itehad Mr. Hameedullah Kakar along with other party officials have demanded in a joint statement that Qilli Karaiz Primary School has been upgraded to middle school level but is still deprived of rooms and furniture. 300 children are enrolled in the school; they demanded from CM Baluchistan to visit the school personally to resolve the issues.  

Complete story: Daily Nai-Baat Quetta, Page No: 02


Education is on the verge of extinction in whole district of Kech: Khalil Kator

District Turbat: The District Council Kech Opposition Leader & BNP central committee member Mr. Khalil Kator said that illegal and junior appointments over senior and administrative posts in Education Department Kech are the strategies of the ruling party. He said transfer of DDO Dasht & DDO Tump have been done merely to hide the truth and to blame others. He demanded from the provicnial government that steps be taken to open closed schools and to save education in the area.

Complete story: Daily Qudrat Quetta, Page No: 03


Local youth should be recruited on vacant situations of GDA school

District Gawadar: The Spokesperson Gawadar Youth Forum said local youth should be appointed on vacant positions of GDA school. He said ignoring local people in appointments is violation of services rules and is the reason for shattering the hopes of youth. Few black sheeps of the community wanted to appoint outsiders but the government should adopt a translucent policy in recruitments for ensuring merit and integrity.

Complete story: Daily Aazadi Quetta, Page No: 08


Boys Middle School Raheem Abad deprived of water due to neglegence

District Qalat: Due to negligence of the education department, the Boys Middle School Raheem Abad is deprived of water and other basic facilities. Area residents have demanded from higher authorities that they facilitate the school with a boundary wall, potable water, watchman and etc. Government should take practical steps for educational development instead of raising hallow slogans.

Complete story: Daily Mashriq Quetta, Page No: 06




Dire need of basic facilities in Government women College Minthar

Rahim Yar Khan: During his visit to Government College for  Women Minthar, MPA Mehmood-al-Hassan Cheema said that the Principal Mrs. Azra Jabeen has highlighted the missing facilities including the of lack of lecturers, clean and safe drinking water. He stressed that these conditions were affecting the study environment at the school. In response to the problems, the MPA assured school administration that funds would be provided to provide all these basic educational faccilties.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2016-10-11/page-02

Complete Story: Daily Dunya, Multan, Page No.02                 


Principal of Private School denies scholarships to students

District Layyah: Mr. Sirraj Hussain, Father of students at Kot Sultan has requested the DCO and EDO-Education Layyah to take notice of the principal of a private school, affiliated with PEF, who has denied scholarship to his sons, despite having been approved by the Punjab Education Foundation.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2016-10-11/page-02



Education Department announces the celebratation of  Sir Sayed Day on 17th October

As per the notification of the Education Department, Sir Sayeed Day will be celebrated on 17th October in all the educational institutions, to pay tribute to his educational contributions. In this regard,  different programs or events will be conducted.

Complete Story: Daily Dunya, Multan, Page No.08   


Different Boards of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) announced results

As per the results announced by the different BISE, the success rate in Multan and Dera Ghazia Khan is 57%, while Bahawalpur Board has 52%. The students can appear for supplementary examination on 22nd October 2016.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2016-10-11/page-08

Complete Story: Daily Dunya, Multan, Page No.08

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No.08      






Girls High School crumbling

District Dadu: The condition of Government Girls High School Johi is in the worst possible state, due to usage of substandard material in its construction work. Pieces of the ceiling of the staff room have fallen,although any unpleasant injuries were averted.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130441779&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20161011



Protest against crumbling condition of School building

District Qamber Shahdadkot: The residents of village Saobdar Chandio held a protest strike, declaring that the local school building was in a completely dilapidated condition, whereas the higher authorities have been unable to take any notice. Even School SMC funds are being grabbed and staff is getting its salaries at homes.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2016-10-11/news/page3/1%20(25).htm



314 Government Schools dysfunctional in district Mirpurkhas

Despite Education Emergency in Sindh Province, 314 Government Schools are dysfunctional in District Mirpurkhas, whereas 341 School buildings are in a dangerous condition. 1163 Schools are without compound walls, 1084 without bathroom facility, 1602 without electricity, and 1447 lacking facility of safe drinking water.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130441747&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20161011



Secretary Education pays visit to Schools

District Sanghar: The Secretary Education Fazal Ul Allah Pechuho has paid a surprise visit to Government Higher Secondary, Girls High School and main Primary School Khadiro . He took biometric attendance of teachersand exhibited his anger at the low attendance of students in the Schools.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2016-10-11/news/page8/1%20(7).htm



Forty management posts lying vacant since years in Larkana

District Larkana: About forty management posts in Education department Larkana have been lying vacant since years, due to carelessness of higher authorities. The posts of Additional Director Secondary, Additional Director Primary, Deputy Director Secondary, D. E.O Secondary, D.E.O Literacy, D.E.O Sports and D.E.O Academic Training have still not been filled.

Complete Story: http://awamiawaz.com/epaper/20161011/page3h.php