13 April 2015

National Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

The road to education: Govt-run academy to educate K-P’s homeless kids

Adviser to Chief Minister on Social Welfare Mehar Taj Roghani has announced the establishment of an academy for street children in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P).

Complete story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/868880/the-road-to-education-govt-run-academy-to-educate-k-ps-homeless-kids/



Students, staff suffer as Benevolent Fund Public School closes down

The closure of the semi-government Benevolent Fund Public School (BFPS) has pushed several hundred students out of school and rendered about three dozen employees jobless.

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-7-312339-Students-staff-suffer-as-Benevolent-Fund-Public-School-closes-down


Karak residents protest teachers’ shortage in school

The residents of Kurd Sharif and Shownaki Deta areas on Sunday blocked the Kurd-Mianwali road in protest against shortage of teachers in the local boys middle school.

Complete story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1175643/karak-residents-protest-teachers-shortage-in-school


Drowning condition of school and future of students at Katling

Government Girls High Schools at Kati Garhi is facing administrative issues. Sixteen posts of teachers are vacant rendering the future of 450 students is at risk.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102789345&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20150413


Discord: Teachers complain of derogatory behaviour of police

Teachers in Swat say they are increasingly encountering what they call offensive behaviour of the police, saying law-enforcement officers harass staff while checking security at educational institutes.

Complete story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/868887/discord-teachers-complain-of-derogatory-behaviour-of-police/


Absent teachers to be dealt with iron hand, warns official

Director of Elementary and Secondary Education, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Mohammad Rafique Khattak has said that the truant teachers in the public sector schools will be dealt with an iron hand.

Complete story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1175396/absent-teachers-to-be-dealt-with-iron-hand-warns-official


Schools’ heads get more powers to improve performance

Provincial finance minister Muzaffar Sayed has said that the government is committed to facilitating educational institutions and their heads in order to improve their performance. Mr Sayed said the government would empower the heads of government schools in order to achieve desired results.

Complete story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1175403/schools-heads-get-more-powers-to-improve-performance


Funds of parent-teacher councils to be doubled

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa elementary and secondary education department has decided to double the parent-teacher council (PTC) funds for government schools in the province to accelerate infrastructural improvement and security arrangements.

Complete story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1175410/funds-of-parent-teacher-councils-to-be-doubled


APS attack victims honoured with Tamgha-i-Shujaat

Minister for Information and Higher Education Mushtaq Ghani on Friday honoured the victims of the Army Public School massacre with Tamgha-i-Shujaat in recognition of their bravery and courage.

Complete story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1175254/aps-attack-victims-honoured-with-tamgha-i-shujaat


Gallantry awards given to families of APS victims

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Information and Higher Education Mushtaq Ahmad Ghani on Friday honoured the relatives of the Army Public School Peshawar’s martyrs with Tamgha-e-Shujaat in recognition of the bravery, courage and sacrifices of their loved ones.

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-312102-Gallantry-awards-given-to-families-of-APS-victims



Preventing dropouts: DEO orders promotion of schoolgirls who failed finals

District Education Officer Aqeela Naz has directed all government primary and middle schools to promote girls who had failed their final examinations in 2015. She said the step will give a new lease of life to despondent students to work harder and continue their education.

Complete story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/868900/preventing-dropouts-deo-orders-promotion-of-schoolgirls-who-failed-finals/



Lawmaker failed in three papers, UoP admin informs PHC

The University of Peshawar (UoP) on Friday submitted its reply in the Peshawar High Court (PHC) regarding the degree case of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Member National Assembly (MNA) Murad Saeed and told the court that the lawmaker had failed one paper in the first semester and two in the last semester of his BS degree programme.

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-312110-Lawmaker-failed-in-three-papers-UoP-admin-informs-PHC


Youth festival begins at Kohat varsity

The two-day ‘Aghaz-i-Janoon’ youth festival got under way at the Kohat University of Science and Technology (KUST) on Sunday.

Complete story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1175641/youth-festival-begins-at-kohat-varsity




Balochistan Development Package

The Inter University Consortium announced a package for Balochistan Development. Representatives from universities attended the consortium and agreed on providing scholarships to youth of Balochistan.

Complete Story: Daily Dunya, Islamabad, Page No. 3


Rally against poor condition of schools

Baloch Student Organization conducted rally against poor condition of schools infrastructure. Their rally ended at Quetta Press Club. They said that government is increasing education budget but doing nothing.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102787531&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20150412


Promotion of social sciences urged

A two-day special meeting of the Inter-University Consortium for Promotion of Social Sciences (IUCPSS) issued the Gwadar Declaration which called for increasing allocation of funds for socials sciences, establishment of a national academy of social sciences, strengthening of existing social sciences research journals and promotion of inter-provincial collaboration and sharing of expertise in the higher education sector.

Complete story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1175435/promotion-of-social-sciences-urged http://e.jang.com.pk/04-11-2015/quetta/page1.asp




MoU on free education for Fata students signed

A a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Social Sector Department Fata and Fazaia College of Education for Women. Under the MoU, a grant-in-aid amounting to Rs5 million would be extended to Fazaia College, Peshawar, to provide quality education opportunities to the students from tribal area.

Complete story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1175277/mou-on-free-education-for-fata-students-signed


Fata lecturers threaten duty boycott over non-regularisation

Ad hoc lecturers from Fata have expressed grave concern over the delay in regularisation of their services and warned to boycott duty till acceptance of their demand. The lecturers, serving in various colleges of Fata, have set up a protest camp outside Peshawar Press Club.

Complete story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1175647/fata-lecturers-threaten-duty-boycott-over-non-regularisation




Rs 1.5b fee reimbursement for FY2014-15

The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has released an amount of Rs 500 million to 25 universities and 12 colleges to around 16,000 students under its Prime Minister Fee Reimbursement Scheme for less developed areas.

Complete story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2015/04/13/city/lahore/rs-1-5b-fee-reimbursement-for-fy2014-15/


Hike in textbooks prices irks students

Private publishers have hiked the prices of textbooks by 200 percent and they are offering hefty profit to the owners of private schools for introducing their syllabus in their respective schools. Private publishers are selling every book prescribed for syllabus of primary standard education at the rate ranging between Rs 200 to 450 while government has fixed their price from Rs 40 to Rs 50 per book.

Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2015-04-11/page-14/detail-1


ECNEC approves Rs 21b for laptop scheme

The Ecnec meeting on Friday considered and approved the Prime Minister's laptop scheme under which 400,000 computers are to be distributed over a period of 4 years, among deserving students acquiring higher education in any public sector university /institute across the country.

Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-04-11/page-1/detail-7



Hearing of case against co education

In hearing of a petition submitted against co-education to Federal Shariat Court, court asked Punjab government for their explanations.

Complete Story: Daily Dunya, Islamabad, Page No. 8 & 5


Scholarships for 133 orphans

Minister for Religious Affairs Sardar Muhammad Yousuf on Friday distributed shields and cash scholarships among talented orphan students at a ceremony organised by the Al Khidmat Foundation for students studying in institutions established under the ‘Aghosh Project’.

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-312028-Scholarships-for-133-orphans


Overburdened with books, students lack imagination, creativity

Despite being loaded with piles of books, if not all, many students still are unable to expand a simple outline into a meaningful and sequential story. Large number of them cannot write even simple applications and letters. Students sit for board examination most often are in the habit of rote memorising around 15 each stories, applications and letters given in their so-called ‘Grammar and Composition’ book.

Complete story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1175393/overburdened-with-books-students-lack-imagination-creativity 


Incomplete Seniority lists of ESTs

Seniority lists for promotion of EST teachers from Rawalpindi Division could not be complete. In this regard, Rawal teachers Alliance met with District Education Officer, Rawalpindi.

Complete Story: Daily Dunya, Islamabad, Page No. 9


Hall of shame: Another 13 profs ‘honoured’ on HEC plagiarist list

Plagiarism continues to haunt the academia as the Higher Education Commission (HEC) blacklists 13 more plagiarists, while the body waits for universities to take action against such faculty members.

Complete story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/868975/hall-of-shame-another-13-profs-honoured-on-hec-plagiarist-list/


Clerics want mosques, seminaries to preach peace

While key leaders of religious parties at a conference talked about peace and brotherhood among Muslims, lower-level clerics wanted to see their claims implemented in mosques and seminaries.

Complete story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1175258/clerics-want-mosques-seminaries-to-preach-peace


Historic school suffering from encroachment, lack of repairs

The 159-year-old GovernmentChristianHigherSecondary School in Raja Bazaar has become a picture of neglect for the last many years as education authorities continue to shirk their responsibilities and refuse to do anything to get the institute out of its terrible condition.

Complete story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2015/04/12/city/islamabad/historic-school-suffering-from-encroachment-lack-of-repairs/


Gogi inspires students to extinguish the fire of terrorism

Gogi Studios has contributed its share towards reviving the spirits of survivors and parents affected by the Army Public School (APS) tragedy by scripting a puppet show which not only offers entertainment, but also serves as a trauma counselling tool.

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-312023-Gogi-inspires-students-to-extinguish-the-fire-of-terrorism


AIOU’s seminar on eating habits

Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) held here a seminar on eating habits as a part of its awareness campaign, motivating the students to care about their physical and mental health, while pursing their academic activities.

Complete story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/islamabad/11-Apr-2015/aiou-s-seminar-on-eating-habits


Medical practitioners asked to do refresher courses by December

Every year the PMDC used to advise medical practitioners to do refresher courses but it would go unheeded. In February, the council linked renewal of doctors’ licences with refresher courses and set June 30 as deadline for submitting the credit hours.

Complete story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1175263/medical-practitioners-asked-to-do-refresher-courses-by-december


172 awarded degrees in COMSATS convocation

COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) Wah Campus held its convocation here on Saturday and awarded graduate and postgraduate degrees to over 172 students.

Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2015-04-12/page-14/detail-5


RSS 27th birthday celebrated

Students of Roots School System (RSS) celebrated its 27th birthday in an amazing bond of love, joy, happiness, pride and respect for their alma mater.

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-312031-RSS-27th-birthday-celebrated



Benefits of S&T in national development stressed

At a seminar organized by Pakistan Scientific and Technological Information Centre (PASTIC) National Centre at the Quaid-i-Azam University, participants discussed role of science & technology in national development.

Complete story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=261695


Preston University wins advertising contest

The Preston University has won first position in inter-university advertising competition ‘AdCon 15,’ says a press release. The mega inter-university event was organised by Forman Christian (FC) University, Lahore recently.

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-312032-Preston-University-wins-advertising-contest


Comsats students spellbind audience at literary event

A stunning performance of MS English scholars of Comsats Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) at a literary event here left the knowledgeable and discerning audience spellbound. The literary event was organized by English Department of CIIT at its main seminar hall in connection with the students’ week that began on April 6.

Complete story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=261792


Poster contest

The Pak-Turk International Schools & Colleges (PTISC) Pakistan conducted a competition for the students of their schools across the country.

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-312203-Poster-contest


Friends panel wins CPSP polls for council members

The result of elections for council members of College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP) was announced according to which the ‘Friends of CPSP’ panel won all 20 seats from all across the country with overwhelming majority.

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-312213-Friends-panel-wins-CPSP-polls-for-council-members


IIU spring carnival starts today

A spring carnival will start at boys and girls campuses of the International Islamic University (IIU) on Monday (April 13) enabling students to exhibit their talents.

Complete story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/islamabad/13-Apr-2015/iiu-spring-carnival-starts-today


Parent-teacher conferences at RMS campuses

Parent-Teacher Conferences were held at Roots Millennium Schools in the twin cities, says a press release. The theme of these Parent-Teacher Conferences was ‘Science and Space’.

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-312355-Parent-teacher-conferences-at-RMS-campuses





Punjab CM’s education programme launched

The second phase of Punjab Chief Minister Mian Shahbaz Sharif’s Education Roadmap Programme entitled Parho Punjab, Barho Punjab was formally launched in Rawalpindi divisionon Friday. 

Complete story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/islamabad/11-Apr-2015/punjab-cm-s-education-programme-launched





PEF promoting free education

The Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) has designed and implemented best educational models in partnership with private sector to promote gratis education in the indigent strata. These models have also helped to promote education in remote and less-developed areas where no other schooling facility is available.

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-312330-PEF-promoting-free-education



Education: ‘Free teachers of non-teaching duties’

The provincial government should not make public school teachers perform non-teaching duties. This will affect their performance at schools, Punjab Teachers’ Union central president Syed Sajjad Akbar Kazmi said on Sunday. He said school teachers should not be assigned duties with polio vaccination teams.

Complete story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/869005/education-free-teachers-of-non-teaching-duties/


PTB chief told to hire lawyer in syllabus case 

Justice Ayesha A Malik of Lahore High Court on Friday directed the Punjab Textbook Board (PTB) chairman to decide a representation of a lawyer about making fundamental rights of citizens enshrined in the Constitution a necessary part of syllabus. According to the chairman, He said that the constitution document may be made as a necessary subject at all levels of education, so, that from the very beginning every citizen of the state must know and be well aware.

Complete story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-04-11/page-13/detail-4



Call to end outages during school timings

All Pakistan Private Schools Management Association Central President Adeeb Jawdani has demanded the government to end loadshedding during school timings, otherwise the association will stage protest on the city roads within a week.

Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-04-11/page-14/detail-4 


Professional tax to all private institutions

Provincial Taxation department will be imposing professional tax on all private schools. It will be mandatory for all private schools and defaulting schools will be closed and their owners punished. All private school associations decided to protest against it.

Complete Story: Daily Dunya, Islamabad, Page No. 9


Teacher faces challenges in noble task

Umer Farooq, a subject specialist teacher at the Government Higher Secondary School, Rodo Sultan, has been struggling for five years to provide potable water to government schools and villages of Shorkot Tehsil, Jhang.

Complete story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1175212/teacher-faces-challenges-in-noble-task


‘Lums seminar’ on Balochistan held in Islamabad

The seminar ‘Un-silencing Balochistan’ scheduled to be held at the Lahore University of Management Sciences (Lums) on April 9 was cancelled allegedly in response to pressure from an intelligence agency and had to be relocated to a different city for it to be held.

Complete story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1175421/lums-seminar-on-balochistan-held-in-islamabad


Poor security situation at government schools

No security plan has been completed for schools in Rawalpindi Division. Schools have not been  provided with security Guards and mobile Sims for emergency information. Everything of the plan is on the documents only but nothing executed for it.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102788120&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20150412


PEF granted for computers to partner schools

Punjab Education Foundation granted fifty thousand rupees for purchasing computers to 197 partner schools of the province. This grant is an interest free loan.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102788112&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20150412


Government not catering to private schools students

Government of Pakistan is granting solar lamps and prizes to successful students of government schools. However, the government is not granting anything like that to private schools students.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-04-12/page-9/detail-0


Dubai-based charity to help improve girls education

A Dubai-based charity has decided to extend its programme to improve education for girls in four districts of south Punjab in partnership with the Punjab government and local and international non-governmental organisations.

Complete story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1175603/dubai-based-charity-to-help-improve-girls-education


Global initiatives: Counter-messaging strategies key to fighting terror, say experts

Tahir Mehmood Ashrafi, chairman of the Pakistan Ulema Council and a former government adviser said Ulema Councils throughout the country have been holding three-day workshops for imams, as well as madrassa teachers and students, to promote peace and interfaith harmony, already reaching 6,000 students.

Complete story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/867926/global-initiatives-counter-messaging-strategies-key-to-fighting-terror-say-experts/


HED to fill slot of women varsity’s VC

The Punjab Higher Education Department (HED) has decided to fill the slot of the vice chancellor of the Government Sadiq College Women University, Bahawalpur.

The HED has invited applications from the candidates through an advertisement in the newspapers.

Complete story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1175609/hed-to-fill-slot-of-women-varsitys-vc


PU seminar on Pak-China ties

Punjab University Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran presided over a special lecture on Pak-China strategic relations organised by Pakistan Study Centre here on Friday and stated that leadership has played significant role in strengthening ties between Pakistan and China the keynote speakers on the occasion.

Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-04-11/page-14/detail-8


Two-day moot on South Asian languages, literature begins

The third International Conference on South Asian Literary Traditions commenced in the Sayeed Saigol Auditorium of the Lahore School of Management Sciences (Lums) on Friday.

Complete story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1175216/two-day-moot-on-south-asian-languages-literature-begins


Action promised against ‘terrorists’ in NGOs, schools

Home Minister Col (r) Shuja Khanzada has revealed there are terrorists working in some NGOs and educational institutions, and strict action will be taken against them once sufficient proofs are obtained.

Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-04-12/page-13/detail-9


Significance of Balochistan talk in universities

Universities are the place from where national policymakers and legislators, administrators take light to resolve key issues of the state. Balochistan is an important province of Pakistan and like the issue of Karachi law and order situation, the nation, students, teachers and other citizens have every right to discuss the issue of Quetta and adjacent areas.

Complete story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-04-13/page-2/detail-10


PU teacher awarded

Pakistan Council for Science and Technology (PCST) has conferred the title of “Pakistan’s Top Scientist” in all disciplines to Prof Dr Muhammad Sharif, Chairman Department of Mathematics Punjab University, in recognition of the contributions in the field and to honor his achievements.

Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-04-12/page-13/detail-5



Prof Farid new SZMC chairman

Prof Farid Ahmad Khan on Saturday assumed charge as Chairman and Dean Shaikh Zayed Medical Complex (Post Graduate Medical Institute, Khalifa Bin Zayed Medical College and the Hospital).

Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-04-12/page-14/detail-2



M. Essa Zulqernain of Lahore Grammar School Grade 4 has got first position in International Kangaroo Linguistic Contest and also won a gold medal.

Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-04-13/page-14/detail-5


UVAS spring festival concludes

The Spring Festival 2015 of the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore concluded with a daylong funfair.

Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-04-11/page-14/detail-9




Qaim takes notice of cheating incidents in Larkana, other parts of Sindh

Chief Minister Sindh Qaim Ali Shah has taken serious notice of cheating incidents at Larkana and other parts of Sindh in ongoing annual examination of Secondary School Certificate (SSC) being conducted by Boards of Secondary and Higher Education in Sindh.

Complete story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/sindh/11-Apr-2015/qaim-takes-notice-of-cheating-incidents-in-larkana-other-parts-of-sindh


No power outages at 70pc schools during exams

The K-Electric (KE) on Friday claimed that despite heavily suffering from outstanding dues from the education ministry which exceeds Rs247 million, the electric company has exempted more than 70 percent of the matriculation examination school centers from load shedding.

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-311986-No-power-outages-at-70pc-schools-during-exams-KE



BSEK suspends two invigilators for negligence

The superintendent and assistant superintendent of two examination centres were suspended for alleged negligence on their part on Friday by the Board of Secondary Education Karachi (BSEK) on Friday, the fourth day of SSC annual examination.

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-311990-BSEK-suspends-two-invigilators-for-negligence


Poor Infrastructure of girl’s high school

Government Higher Secondary Girls Schools, Purana Sukkur is facing poor infrastructure including draining of water inside building. Students facing problems while studying in the water pond school.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/04-13-2015/karachi/pic.asp?picname=04_09.gif


Expensive schools furniture

Raw material of schools furniture is expansive at Karachi. Their prices increasing. It includes chairs, desks, and tables. Beside this the transporters also charging high for this material.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102789066&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20150413


Type of furniture at schools

Furniture of schools is being making with different types of raw materials. It includes Shesham wood. Most of chairs being making at Manzoor Colony Karachi.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102789068&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20150413


Delay in distributing Degree certificates

Students of Bachelors, Masters and professional degree programs are facing delay in receiving their certificates from Karachi University. They are bearing this hurdle since six months.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/04-13-2015/karachi/pic.asp?picname=04_01.gif


Unreliable school building

It is reported that building of Government Girls High Schools, Bhan Singh abad, Mirpur Khas is in miserable condition. It can collapse any time. Students come with fear about its building.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/04-13-2015/karachi/pic.asp?picname=04_19.gif


“Pakistanis are known for taking shortcuts in life” – True or false?

The Ministry of Education is entirely responsible for the hordes of cheating instances that we get to hear about yearly. Also, it shows that these 17 to 18-year-old students who sit for these examinations, who also happen to be the future of our country, are completely devoid of ethics. Perhaps, when they say that “Pakistanis are known for taking shortcuts in life” the statement stands true.

Complete story: http://blogs.tribune.com.pk/story/27128/pakistanis-are-known-for-taking-shortcuts-in-life-true-or-false/


Cheating culture continues in ongoing Sindh matric exams

Despite protective measures in Sindh cheating through unfair means including mobile phone chatting during examination of ninth grade is continued in Hyderabad and Larkana.

Complete story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/sindh/12-Apr-2015/cheating-culture-continues-in-ongoing-sindh-matric-exams


60 students caught red-handed Matric exams

About 60 students appearing in Matric exam were caught in cheating when 25 vigilance teams of the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) Hyderabad paid surprise visits to various districts in the province.

Complete story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2015/04/12/city/karachi/60-students-caught-red-handed-matric-exams/




President calls for reviewing universities’ curriculum

President Mamnoon Hussain called for reviewing the curriculum of all universities as he met the vice chancellors of different universities at the State Guest House on Friday.  “The revised curriculum must relate education to the necessities of society and modern life,” he told the meeting attended by the vice chancellors of 20 universities.

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-311983-President-calls-for-reviewing-universities-curriculum




Over 270 laptops given to IBA Sukkur students

Higher Education Commission officials awarded laptops to the students of the IBA- Sukkur on Friday under the premier’s laptop scheme.

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-312180-Over-270-laptops-given-to-IBA-Sukkur-students


Slain cops’ heirs to study at Szabist campuses

The Sindh police have sought applications from children of martyred police personnel and officials for provision of free vocational, junior to intermediate and higher education at Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Technology (Szabist) campuses across Sindh.

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-312182-Slain-cops-heirs-to-study-at-Szabist-campuses


Police seek remand of ‘suspects’ held during SU campus unrest

Police on Friday produced five detained ‘suspects’, including the official in charge of the Sindh University’s Larkana campus, in the court of the fifth judicial magistrate to obtain their remand but brought them back to the lock-up as the time for court proceedings was over.

Complete story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1175180/police-seek-remand-of-suspects-held-during-su-campus-unrest


Suspects held during SU campus unrest released

The official in charge of the Sindh University’s Larkana campus, Bisharat Abbasi, and two private security guards arrested for harassing pretesting students on Thursday were released on personal bond on Saturday

Complete story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1175307/suspects-held-during-su-campus-unrest-released


Lack of facilities

132 teachers were hired to cater to 5,000 students at government primary schools in Naundero which barely have proper classrooms.

Complete story: http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201504110096&EN_ID=11201504110043&EMID=11201504110013


Journalists talk to students about the media as they know it

At a career development and training session, celebrities, former ministers, journalists and artists, including Javed Jabbar, Yousuf Bashir Qureshi, Wajih Sani and Shehzad Khan, were invited to train students from different universities who want to work in the media industry.

Complete story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/868952/journalists-talk-to-students-about-the-media-as-they-know-it/


Teachers Without Frontiers looks to integrate virtual and physical learning

Around 700 ‘Teachers Without Frontiers’ will be taking the benefits of knowledge available on the internet to their classrooms and blend virtual instruction with face-to-face teaching in seven districts of the country.

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-311989-Teachers-Without-Frontiers-looks-to-integrate-virtual-and-physical-learning



KU graduate among two ‘extortionists’ arrested

Amir had graduated with a Master’s degree in English Literature from the University of Karachi, reported Geo News. He confessed that he had turned to a life of crime after he could not find a job and faced financial pressures at home. hey also extorted money from private schools and other organisations including the APIK Private Limited.

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-311978-KU-graduate-among-two-extortionists-arrested




Scholar Dr Mohabbat Burirro remembered

A ceremony marking the 18th death anniversary of eminent Sindhi writer and researcher Dr Mohabbat Burirro was organised by the Arts Council of Pakistan, Larkana, in collaboration with the Dr Mohabbat Burirro Academy, Qamber.

Complete story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1175559/scholar-dr-mohabbat-burirro-remembered




Merit versus cheating by Ghazi Salahuddin

Tuesday marked the beginning of the annual matriculation examination in Sindh this drill will continue n till April 21st.  Unsurprisingly, media reports about this otherwise major event were focused mainly on how rampant cheating was at the various examination centres across the provinces. Another feature of the exercise was the usual confusion and mismanagement in the conduct of the examinations.

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-9-312229-Merit-versus-cheating


LUMS under pressure

An event scheduled at LUMS had to be cancelled at the last minute “on order from the government”, according to the university’s official statement. The event was a panel discussion on Balochistan and one of the speakers was Mama Qadeer, who came to prominence when he led a march from Quetta to Islamabad to protest the brutal disappearances of Baloch youth that is the hallmark of the counterinsurgency the security forces are waging in the province.

Complete story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1175151/lums-under-pressure


Should students be taught how to use guns? By Zaraq T. Qureshi

Recently, primarily as a response to the massacre of nearly 140 schoolchildren at the Army Public School in Peshawar late last year, many schools in Karachi and in fact across the entire nation have sent their students and teachers to receive special training from the police on how to act in emergency situations and while facing terrorist attacks.

Complete story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/867807/should-students-be-taught-how-to-use-guns/


Amendments in curriculum are not enough

President of Pakistan said that there is need to updated university curriculum and I agree.  It is not enough to provide laptops to students, we need to make our curriculum more practical.

Complete Story: http://www.khabraingroup.com/back-issues/12-04-2015/p10/story.aspx?param=nasaab.jpg


Muzzling the academia

Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) was forced by ‘government’ to cancel a scheduled talk on Balochistan featuring half a dozen academicians and rights activists.

Complete story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2015/04/11/comment/muzzling-the-academia/


Letters to the editor


Our educational system

Education has always been given top priority in a cultured society. In Pakistan, somehow it is given least priority and is extremely costly. The standard of education keeps going down every year and many  graduates are produced without taking into account merit.

Complete story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1175375/our-educational-system


Schools fleecing public

Imparting knowledge, it seems, has become nothing more than a shrewd business where you are not given your money’s worth. How can a country proper when something when, ideally, should broaden our minds has become dishonest itself.

Complete story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-04-11/page-7/detail-4


Universities from the US

The State Department has approved the sale of AH-1Z Viper attack helicopters and AGM-114R Hellfire II missiles to Pakistan. Instead of buying military hardware it will be much better if we seek the US’ help for setting up off-shore university campuses of leading institutions there.

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-11-312043-Universities-from-the-US


We stand with Kenya

This refers to the news report, ‘Militants kill 147 students in Kenya university attack’ (April 3). According to the media reports, the militants first isolated Christians among the 700 students taken hostage at the Garissa University and later shot them dead. The ghastly incident revived the memories of the December 16 incident in Peshawar in which terrorists barged into a school and massacred unarmed students and staff. Both incidents are shocking beyond imagination.

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-11-312045-We-stand-with-Kenya


Cheating culture

Balochistan Chief Minister Mr. Abdul Malik took a solid step to stop the cheating culture at educational institutions in Balochistan. Although his efforts are praiseworthy, there is no end to this problem.

Complete story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-04-13/page-7/detail-4


Gakhar school

The Government Boys Elementary School, Gakhar in Fateh Jang tehsil was built in 1921 and upgraded to the secondary level in 2006. However, there is insufficient space for students to study.

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-11-312221-Gakhar-school


WWF scholarship

Workers Welfare Fund is an organization which offers financial help to the worker’s children. Some friends I, are currently availing this scholarship but WWF Punjab is not releasing funds now due to which we are facing serious problems.

Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-04-13/page-7/detail-6


Malala—an asteroid now

The youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner and girls’ education campaigner Malala Yousafzai now has an asteroid named after her which is in fact another feather in her cap as well as of Pakistan’s.

Complete story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2015/04/12/comment/malala-an-asteroid-now/


Student’s murder

THE murder of Zain, a student of Class IX, by the scion of a lord in Lahore cantonment’s Cavalry Ground, yards away from two checkposts, is a test case for the Punjab chief minister.

Complete story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1175527/students-murder

Regional Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Mardan scouts participation in school enrollment campaign

Mardan: In Mardan the Scouts of City participated in School admission campaign with latter and spirit. The District Scouts Commissioner Haneef Ullah Khan, Haji Noor Rehman Yousafzai, District Scout Officer and Haji Ajmal Khan, ADO, Sports Mardan headed the campaign.

Complete story:  http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102789334&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20150413


Katti Garhi Girls High School 16 posts vacant- the future of the students getting dark

Mardan: Government Girls High School Katti Garhi 16 posts vacant. The future of the 450 girl’s student is getting dark.  There is no washroom and library in the school.  In this year class 6th exams 51 students are failed.

Complete story:  Daily Khabrain, Peshawar, Page No.8


Demand to stop discrimination with FATA Lecturers, Sabz Ali

Peshawar: All Pakistan Professors & Lecturers Association ex President Professor Sabz Ali Marwat demanded from the government on the occasion of the talking with contract lecturers of the FATA that the discrimination with the FATA Lecturers immediately stop.

Complete story:  http://www.dailymashriq.com.pk/index.php?edition=&date=&page=2&type=


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa & Secondary Education Department decide to increase PTC fund

Peshawar: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa & Secondary Education Department decides to increase Parents Teacher Council funds for the fool proof security infrastructure of the educational institutions of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa after the APS incident.

Complete story:  Daily Awam-un-nas, Peshawar, Page No.2


Department of Education should be free from corruption

Peshawar: All Teachers Association Provincial President Akram Khan Daudzai said to eliminate corruption in the education department it is necessary to hold teachers association election. He said the ex-governments to get their benefits the teachers were divided into two groups. 

Complete story:  Daily Subah, Peshawar, Page No.2


Deer Bala, Education department class four employees’ protests

Deer Bala: Education department class four employees hold protests. The protesters rejected one step promotion; they demanded increase in the next budget & pension.

Complete story:  http://dailyaaj.com.pk/epaper/epaper-detail.php?image=MTA4MTg4


Children helpless to study under the open sky in Kabal village Tanki Chena

Swat: Tehsil Kabal area village Tanki Chena Government Primary School deprived the school building for the last 34 years and children helpless to study under the open sky. The claim of the change in province for away nobody has to inquire about them.

Complete story:  http://www.akhbarekhyber.com/index.php?Issue=PEW&page=4&date=2015-04-13


The bail was rejected of the Peshawar University clerk who involved in millions of rupees corruption

Swabi: In Government Primary School #6 a ceremony was held about the literacy campaign under the title of “Teachers came at Home” by the government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The District Education Officer Abdur Rehman said without the education the fantasy of development impossible. 

Complete story: http://www.naibaat.com.pk/Presentation/peshawar/Page03.aspx


Any society cannot progress without education

Temergaraha:  In Education Secretariat Blambut a ceremony was held in connection with the literacy campaign under the title of the “Teacher came at Home” and started the enrollment campaign in District Lower Deer. The task handed over the all schools Principals, Head Masters of the District and the elders of the area appealed to participate in the campaign to succeed it. 

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


2 thousand educational institutions are far away from the I.T. Labs

Peshawar: On the recommendation of the Public Service Commission government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa issued 26 Assistant Professors appointment notification in the Province different colleges.

Complete story:  http://dailyaaj.com.pk/epaper/epaper-detail.php?image=MTA4MDAz


Education Department hold enrollment awareness campaign walk

Peshawar: Under the Education Department Government Primary School #1 Pakha Ghulam hold enrollment awareness campaign walk. The Head Master, Inayatullah, School students & teachers participated in the walk.

Complete story:http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102787704&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=0150412


Primary, Middle & High schools Teachers Fata Up gradation decision

Peshawar:  FATA Secretariat demanded 3 billion & 62 corer rupees for the up gradation of the FATA all the Primary, Middle & High Schools teachers.  Total 3 thousands & 448 males & females teachers in eight agencies were benefitted through this decision.

Complete story:  http://www.dailymashriq.com.pk/


Demand for action against the Government Girls High School Gul Bahar #2 staff

Peshawar: PTI UC 12 Shaheen Muslim Town president condemned the refusal of the government girls’ high school Gul Bahar staff refusal to give admission in 6th class. He said the staff of the school playing with future of the girls students and demand from the government to take action against them.

Complete story:  http://www.akhbarekhyber.com/index.php?Issue=PEW&page=3&date=2015-04-12


Students must take interest in the field of the education, Asad Qaisar

Peshawar: The Speaker of Provincial Assembly demanded from the students to take the interest in the field of the education.  He said the students are the future of the nation.

Complete story:  Daily Wahdat, Peshawar, Page No.8


Education Department Laboratory Assistants on strike due the non preparation of the service structure

Nowshera: Pabbi Laboratory Assistants Association Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on strike due to the non preparation of the service structure for them and announced protests and demonstrations.

Complete story:  http://www.naibaat.com.pk/Presentation/peshawar/Page03.aspx


Suddenly Raids on the education department Karak by the Chairman Dedak

Karak: Gul Sahib Khan, Chairman Dedak suddenly raids on the education department offices in Karak. He found that the DEO Male, Femal, SDO Male, Female, ADOs male & Female absent from their duties. He shown great concern & issued orders disciplinary action against them.

Complete story:  Daily Surkhab, Peshawar, Page No.8


Deer Bala, “Teacher came at Home” Campaign Education Department hold Walk

Deer Bala: Education Department Deer Bala, Civil Societies Organizations hold “Teacher came at Home” campaign awareness walk which was participated by the different schools thousands students, Area elders, civil societies representative.  Walk started from the District Education Office Warri & end at Government Primary School Warri.

Complete story:  Daily Subah, Peshawar, Page No.2


Deer Payan number one in all over the country in Talent & Literacy

Lower Deer:  District Education Officer Deer Payan Hafiz Dr.Muhammad Ibraheem said Lower Deer number one in all over the country generally & Khyber Pakhtunkhwa especially in talent & literacy. The students of the area proved themselves abroad also.

Complete story:  Daily Khabrain, Peshawar, Page No.2


Parents demanded from the Provincial Minister Education to take action against Private Schools

Harripur:  The private schools student’s parents demanded from the provincial Minister Education to take strict action against the private schools. He said the administration of the private schools in the district taken un genuine amount from the students on demand of the school leaving certificate.

Complete story:  Daily Awam-un-nas, Peshawar, PageNo.8


Teachers Association have hopes with the negotiation

Peshawar: Including Government Teacher Coordination Council all teachers Association have very hopes with negation of government & education officials on 13th April, 2015. Teachers send congratulations to the each other before the negotiation. May be committees constituted to see the different demands of the teachers.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102786260&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20150411


Student hold protest against the shutdown of the Benevolent Fund School & College

Peshawar:  The parents of the students Benevolent fund School & College demanded from the government to reopen the School & College. In this regard yesterday parents & students hold protest rally on Kohat Road.  Protesters hold play card and banners in which written slogan in favor of their demands.

Complete Story: http://www.naibaat.com.pk/Presentation/peshawar/Page02.aspx 


Provincial Assembly declared education department performance declared substandard

Peshawar:  Khyber Pakhtunkhwa declared education department performance substandard. The Teachers are not paying attention towards attendance in the school. Some female teachers attend schools only for attendance. The provincial assembly members condemn the polio work taken from the teachers.

Complete story:  http://www.akhbarekhyber.com/index.php?Issue=PEW&page=2&date=2015-04-11


Sawaldher, Girls Degree college construction work completed before two month

Mardan: Sawaldher District Mardan Girls Degree College construction work completed before the two month.  The Education Department has not yet taken the building in his custody due to unknown reasons. Swaldher Political, social elements demanded that the Education Department take the charge of the college and start the education activities.

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


Education Department Mardan employees threatened hunger strike till death if their demands are not accepted

Mardan: Takht Bhai District Mardan Laboratory Assistant Association Secondary Education District Mardan President Haleem Khan said that before the annual budget the 1000 education deprived only cadre Laboratory Assistant may upgraded to the next cadre. They said we will hold hunger strike in front of the House of the Education Minister till death if their demands are not accepted.

Complete story:  Daily Khabrain, Peshawar, Page No.8


Matriculation exams 2015 marking be eased

Dera Ismail Khan:  Ex-Nazim Union Council # 4 Muhammad Haneef Advocate said the students of the Distric Dera Imail Khan may be marking be eased in the 2015 matriculation examinations because of the this district is victim of terrorism & sectarian. The business of the District totally damaged and unemployment is on peak.  So the students of the district may be give special relaxation in the shape of the eased marking.

Complete story:  Daily Subah, Peshawar, Page No.5


Class Four & clerks of the education department D.I.Khan second day strike

D.I.Khan: Class four & clerks of the education department D.I.Khan continued strike second days against DEO Education Riaz Swati & SDO Education Liaqat Mohmand & leave the pen as the strike.

Complete story:  http://dailyaaj.com.pk/epaper/epaper-detail.php?image=MTA3NzM2


Karak: It is our national duty to spread the light of knowledge.

Karak: The DEO karak Abdul Salam said that Muslims teachers are pioneer of great mission and they devoted their whole life for it. Each of their acts is worship for them. He shared his feeling during the opening ceremony of literacy campaign walk in GHS Zarki karak. He also said that to spread the light of knowledge is our social and religious duty.

Complete story:  Daily Awam-un-nas, Peshawar, Page No.3




Education is included in Priorities of Pashton khuwa MAP

Quetta: MAP Member of Provincial Assembly Aarifa Sidique visited Cadet College Qila Saifullah and said Education is in Priority list of MAP. She further said Provincial government in regards of Education is taking appraisable steps in whole province.

Complete story: http://qudrat.com.pk/ePaper/quetta/2015-04-13/page-2

Daily Express, Quetta, Page No. 2

Daily Jang, Quetta, Page No.2


Educational Institutes are lacking behind in Basic Facilities

Quetta: Government Mines Labor welfare associations Baluchistan’s General Secretary Ali Muhammad khan and others said funds should be released earlier. Because of unavailability of funds educational institutes are deprived from basic facilities.  

Complete story: Daily Express, Quetta, Page No.9


For SST’s Up gradation, B.ED term is not acceptable

Chaman:  Huqooq teachers Association District Qilla Abdullah Chaman District president Muhammad Owais and others said B.Ed term is not acceptable for up gradation of SST’s. In this regard Court has given its verdict which should be implemented here in promotion matter.

Complete story: Daily Jang, Quetta, Page No.2


Performance of Educational officers is satisfactory

Othal: Faizan lasi said performance of District Lasbela, Othal educational officials is satisfactory. District Population should admit there well performance and hope same for future educational plans.

Complete story: Daily Intekhab, Quetta, Page No.2


Students of Dalbandin are deprived from MPA Scholarships

Dalbandin: Scholarships application received from students of Dalbandin one year ago but students are unable to get scholarships yet. High profile family students are treated as able of scholarships, due to this mishap poor students are leaving education in between.

Complete story: http://www.dailybaakhabar.com/category/page2/


Should be prevail to eradicate backwardness from Baluchistan

Gandawah: Tribal Leader and Former Provincial Minister Sardar Yar Muhammad Rind Said in previous government not any heed paid towards betterment of Education in province. Due to this dilemma remote areas are lacking behind in education and Baluchistan is not progressing with such required pace to meet present age challenges of science and technology.

Complete story: http://qudrat.com.pk/ePaper/quetta/2015-04-13/page-3


Appraisable Government struggles of Education

Quetta: Social and political leader Mr. Abdul Wali Malik praised government struggles to uplift standards of Education in province, he also appreciated the positive step of government to uproot Copy culture from province is appraisable.

Complete story: Daily Bakhaber, Quetta, Page No: 06


JTI wants to finish Different standards of Education

Hub: Mr. Zafarullah and others of JTI district Lasbela said in their joint statement that JTI wants to finish different standards of education in country. They also said JTI is presenting true Islamic concepts and perceptions to aware youth.

Complete story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/Multimedia/online_pages/current/page_2.html


Revolutionary steps taken in Education

Quetta: BSO Pachar President Aslam Baloch said government took revolutionary steps for betterment of Education from Primary to University level in province which is appraisable.

Complete story: Daily Express, Quetta, Page No.2


AC Visited Examination center

Viki: AC Zafarullah Goya visited FSC examination center and find Inspector Jamal providing copy to students, AC took notice of these mishaps in exam centers.

Complete story: Daily Express, Quetta, Page No.2


Members struggle to enroll children in School

Quetta: Aman council for Religious harmony Chairman Malik Abdullah said to all present members to enroll children of having 5 years age in school being considering their prior religious duty.

Complete story: Daily Express, Quetta, Page No.2


Noshki student should be awarded with scholarship

Noshki: BSO pachar demanded for scholarships for Noshki students as scholarships are given in different Districts.

Complete story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/Multimedia/online_pages/current/page_3.html


Usta Muhammad Dilapidated Educational Institutes

District Jafferabad: Teachers are absent from duties but high officials are denying these facts. Educational structure and buildings of schools are dilapidated especially in Usta Muhammad.

Complete story: Daily Express, Quetta, Page No.3


Youth makes struggle success against disbelievers

Quetta : Naib Ameer Jamat-e- Islami Muallana Abdul Hashmi said with tool of Education youth can achieve success, peace and prosperity. In present age country required the educated leadership.

Complete story: Daily Express, Quetta, Page No.2


Better Education claims are untrue

Quetta: ANP statement said Under PM quality Education program bright students sent in different Educational institutes of country, but regret to say when Provincial government came in power they are unable to pay dues. Due to this dilemma Education of students is suffering and parents are worried for future of their children.

Complete story: Daily Express, Quetta, Page No.8


Government Technical College, Exemplary Institute

Quetta: Watan Student Organization Pakistan said in statement that principal of Government Technical College Engineer Muhammad Rafique Is Educational lover, during his tenure college reached top level and presenting its soft image. With Educational activities extra curriculum activities are also held in college.

Complete story: Daily Intekhab, Hub, Page No.6


Government fails to bring Educational Revolution

Quetta: It is said in PSF Provincial Press release that government fails to bring Educational revolution in province. Government officials appointed their relatives against merit and filled accounts with money.

Complete story: Daily Qudrat, Quetta, Page No.2


Challenges can be faced with Education

Sibi: Deputy Director Colleges said due to Education we can face present challenges of era. In his visit to examination centers he said stoppage of copy culture will raise standard of Education.

Complete story: Daily Jang, Quetta, Page No.5




Headmaster determined to make School an ideal one

District Muzzaffargarh: Afzal Khan Jatoi , headmaster of Govt. High School Alipur expressed determination that he will make the school an exemplary one and since the students are the most precious asset of the nation so they will be made aware. 

Complete Story:  Daily Ausaf Multan, Page No.3


Illiterate prerson served as School teacher for 25 years

District Muzzaffargarh: Deputy Secretary Schools paid a snap visit to Govt. Boys High School Basti Durgh, Khan Garrh, and found out that a teacher named Manzoor Bhatti who was totally illiterate had been seriving in the school as a teacher for the past 25 years on forged and fake degree, and he could not even write the word “Pakistan”.  The Deputy Secretary immediatelly suspended the said teacher. 

Complete Story:  Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No.8


Girls High School without a clerk

District Rahim Yar Khan:  The seat of clerk is vacant at Govt. Girls High School Ahmedpur Lammah for the past 2 years and the said seat has not been filled.  The parents are facing extreme difficulties regarding solution of problems faced by their children.   

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


Middle school building need to be demolished

District Rahim Yar Khan: Govt. Boys Middle School Kot Karam Khan had an old building and needed to be demolished, but the management constructed new builing and shifted the classes to the new building, but the old building was not demolished.  People demand action by authorities.

Complete Story:  Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No.9


Girls High School has insufficient teachers

District Rahim Yar Khan: Govt. Girls High School Hassanbad does not have sufficient teacher and also lacks Science Teachers so the students cannot study science subjects.  Parents have demanded appointment of more teachers at the school. 

Complete Story:  Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No.7


Class 3 Student fainted with teacher’s torture

District Rahim Yar Khan: A class 3 student fainted with the torture of the teacher at Govt. Primary School Basti Allah Bakhsh when the said student complained the teacher about misbehavior of a class-fellow.  The said teacher hurled kicks and punches on the poor student, and the student vomited blood.  Residents of the area protested against the teacher.    

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-04-13/page-8 


Post  of Principal vacant for the past 10 years

District Rahim Yar Khan: Govt. Girls High School Saitpur was upgraded into Higher Secondary School in 2003, but the seat of the Principal has been vacant ever since.  The school also does not have sufficient teachers.   

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-04-13/page-11


Govt. Primary School closed for the past 13 years

District Bahawalpur: Govt. Primary School Ghulammoon Khakhi has been closed for the past 13 years, the buildig has turned into ruins, doors, windows have been stolen by theives, influentials are using school as dairy farm, criminals and gambllers use the school as a den of crimes, teaching staff enjoying salaries at home. 

Complete Story:  Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No.7


Class 5 & 8 Examinations, report sought on negligence of school heads

District Multan: The Education Department Punjab has sought a report abot the students who could not appear in the examinations of Class 5 and 8 and action will be taken against the school heads who did not send the admissions of the students of class 5 and 8 of their schools.    

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No.11   


Final lists of selected educations issued

District Rahim Yar Khan: The lists of 22,000 candidates for the 1067 seats of educators have been issued and the said list could also be checked on www.rahimyarkhan.gop.pk

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No.11 


Commerce Students protest against protest of Commerce Teachers

District Rahim Yar Khan: The B. Com. students of Govt. Post Graduate College of Commerce, Rahim Yar Khan took out a protest rally agaisnt their protesting teachers for not teaching them and also against issuence of Test Schedule without completing the course.  They said the teachers were harming their education by protesting for their own rights.  

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No.8


PEF partner schools to get RS.50,000/- as loan for computers

District Rahim Yar Khan:  The Government of Punjab will give a loan of RS.50,000/- to PEF partner schools to purchase computers.  The purpose is to provide computers to schools so that they could share important data, attendance and other information of students with PEF.  The loan will be given to all the 197 schools of the Punjab Province.     

Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No.3 


Encroachments around Girls High School cause security threats

District Bahawalpur: The encroachments by qabza mafia around Govt. Girls High School Kanganpur Raod, Ahmedpur Sharqia are causing serious security threats.  Parents and school management has demaned of the encroachments around the school. 

Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No.3 

Daily Sang-e-Meel, Multan, Page No.8 


Two Madressah students fight, affected expelled by Administrator 

District Bahawalpur: Two students of Madressah Jamia Manzoor Mashaikh, Khokha Market Bahawalpur had a fight, one of them had a bleeding nose, but next day when the parents of the injured student complained to the administrator, he suspended the affected student and his sister and used abusive language for the mother of the affected student. 

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-04-12/page-2


Examination Centre for B.A, without drinking water

District Bahawalpur: Ahmedpur Sharqia: The Examination Centre for B.A. examinations at Govt. Sadiq Abbas Degree College does not have drinking water for the candidates, the candidates became miserable with heat and thirst.  The protested against the poor management of the authorities.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-04-12/page-11

Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No.2 


Likes and Dislikes of officials affecting School Adoption Program

District Lahore: The likes and dislikes of government officials are affecting School Adoption Program because every officer wants to adopt a school in city or the nearest one.

Complete Story: Daily Express, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No.8


Case registered for trespassing and threatening staff and students

District Multan: A case was registered by SHO Police Station City Kehrorr Pakka against criminals for trespassing into Girls block of Govt. Primary School Mouza Saraey and threatening to staff and students after EDO gave an application to the said SHO.   They wanted the staff and students to vacate the said school.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-04-11/page-2  


Misuse of powers by DO Special Education

District Muzzaffargarh: Meer Hazzar Khan: DO Special Education b misusing his powers has given all jobs to his relatives. He appointed his sister-in-law as aya, his niece as teacher, and two other relatives as clerk and driver.  DO has refuted the charges. 

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-04-11/page-8 


Teachers rejoice over promotions after long delay

District Muzzaffargarh: The officials of the Punjab Teachers Association told the media that the teachers were very happy on the announcement of their Pay and Promotion Package after a delay of 4 years.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-04-11/page-2  


Technical College Staff plans to fail Parrho Punjab, Barrho Punjab Program

District Veharri: The authorities of Govt. Technical Training Institute Veharri Road have suspended 4 students on the false allegations of smoking.  The students and their parents have alleged that the authorities want to fail CM’s Parrho Punjab, Barrho Punjab Program. 

Complete Story: Daily Sang-e-Meel, Multan, Page No.3


2 rooms for 200 students, building collapsing

District Rahim Yar Khan: Liaquatpur:  Residents of the area have complained that Govt. Primary School Chah Mahmood Khan, Mouza Tanvari has only 2 rooms for 200 children and the building is about to collapse. 

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-04-11/page-11   

Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No.3


Female teacher notorious for inflicting violence on students

District Layyah: Karorr Lal Easan: Ghazalla Shaheen a teacher at Govt. Primary Boys School Chak No.242A/TDA, Fatehpur is very notorious for inflicting violence on students. The parents have sent application to EDO and DCO Layyah to take action against the said teacher.

Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No.4




Protest against land mafia

District Qamber Shahdadkot: Trade Union Labor Federation stood against land mafia on their construction of a Banglo before Government Girls School Shahdadkot.

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Position holder students get Prize

District Khairpur mirs: D.O Primary Mr. Liaquat Khaskheli distributed shields among position holder students on their best performance in the examinations at Government Primary School village Muhammad Salih Suhag.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130259049&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20150413



Government Girls High School in decaying position

District Mirpur Khas: The condition of Government Girls High School Bhan Singhabad is poor due to its decaying condition. Education department is silent to take any notice of its poor condition. The students are afraid to attend school; whereas examinations are running.

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DSP sent 5 students to jail on their cheating in examination

District Sanghar: 5 students of Government Boys High School Shahdadpur have been sent to jail on their involvement of cheating in annual examinations.

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Students compelled to study under open sky

District Sanghar: More than 700 students of Government Primary School Alama Iqbal in Tando Adam are studying under open sky due to shortage of classrooms. There is also shortage of drinking water, washrooms, compound walls and furniture. The residents have appealed to Deputy Commissioner and Administrator to take notice and prove necessary things to school.

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Admission to M.phil and P.hd starts from today at Karachi University

Karachi: The admissions to M. Phil and P.hd starts from today in Karachi University and it would continue till 20th April 2015.

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Education Minster praised efforts of Sir Syed College

Karachi: Sindh Education Minister, while attending Speech competition program, has said that strategy is needed to upgrade Sir Syed Girls College to University. He said for the stoppage of cheating in the examinations, students’ cooperation is necessary. While he added that Sir Syed Girls College is running in a smooth way and it is developing.

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Stagnant rain water in school

District Sukkur: Rain water is still stagnant in the premises of Government Higher Secondary Girls School Sukkur. The students have to face difficulty while attending it.

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Contractor left School construction work incomplete

District Sanghar: The construction work of Government Girls Primary School village Gupchani is left incomplete by the contractor. While residents have protested and told media that since a year the contractor has left construction work incomplete and Education department is silent to take any action.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130258200&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20150411


Girls Primary School building in decaying condition

District Khairpur Mirs: Government Girls Primary School village Bhango Bahan is in poor condition; its pieces are falling and it is near to collapse. Girls are compelled to sit under open sky and study. The residents demanded for construction of new school building.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130258274&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20150411


Hundreds of Schools closed; authorities silent

District Jacobabad: Hundreds of Schools are closed in Garhi Hassan and its adjacent areas due to noncompliance of higher authorities and their corruption. The Teachers have sent their children in Private Schools of Hyderabad and Karachi, but poor children are deprived of getting Primary Education. The residents have demanded for appointment of honest Teachers in the place of corrupt Teachers.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2015-04-11/news/page3/1%20(31).htm


University curriculum should be revised: President of Pakistan

Karachi: President of Pakistan Mr. Mamnoon Hussain while meeting with Vice Chancellors of different Universities has said that curriculum must be checked and standardized according to the needs of the society.

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Intermediate examination form submission dates announced

Karachi: Karachi Board of Intermediate has announced the date of submission of examination forms for 2015 examination of first year and second year. The students of all groups can submit their examination forms 14th April to 16th April after their verification of forms.

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148 Students caught while cheating

District Larkana: 148 Students of different centers have been caught while cheating in examination of ninth class.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130258346&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20150412


33 Students caught while in cheating case

District Mirpur Khas: During the ninth class paper of Pakistan Study, 33 students were caught while found involved in cheating.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130258347&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20150412


17 Students exposed in coy case

District Sijawal: Additional Deputy Commissioner Mr. Syed Atta Ul Allah Shah found 17 students exposed to be involved in cheating while their ninth class examination.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130258348&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20150412


Protest against Transfer of Teachers to Karachi

District Dadu: 648 Teachers and other lower staff of Taluka Khairpur Nathan Shah have been transferred to Karachi on the directives of Secretary Education Mr. Fazal Ul Allah Pechuho. P.T Alif members and others protested before press club against Secretary Education on his immediate and illegal act of reliving the staff. They demanded for cancellation of their transfer orders.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2015-04-12/news/page2/1%20(16).htm


144 Students found while cheating in Examination

Karachi: Chairman Board Karachi and Controller Examination visited sifferent examination centers and whiel their visit, they found 144 Students who were cheating in papers. On the other hand Broad chairman and controller examination suspended one Superintendent and two Center control officers.

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