17 August 2015

National Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Around 250 govt schools in KP have less than 10 students each

Around 250 government schools in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have long been functioning with less than 10 students each due to their establishment at inappropriate places, say officials of the elementary and secondary education department.

Complete Story:http://www.dawn.com/news/1200696/around-250-govt-schools-in-kp-have-less-than-10-students-each

Probe ordered into textbooks scam

An inquiry has been ordered into recovery of a large number of new textbooks from the warehouse of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Textbook Board (KPTB). The government has formed a committee that found books meant for free of cost distribution among the student of primary, middle and high schools had been stored along with old books.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1200406/probe-ordered-into-textbooks-scam



Equal chances of education for boys and girls stressed

“Development of Torghar district lies in providing equal opportunities of education to the boys and girls and I am pleased to inaugurate new classes in this higher secondary school, which has been elevated from a middle school,” District development advisory committee chairman MPA Zareen Gul said while speaking at the opening ceremony of new classes.

Complete Story:http://www.dawn.com/news/1200533/equal-chances-of-education-for-boys-and-girls-stressed



Lady teachers get performance awards

The Education Department on Friday awarded 0.9 million cash prizes to female teachers of the two state-run girls schools in Charsadda for best performance. The cash awards were distributed among 16 teachers of two schools during a ceremony organised at the Government Girls High School Shah Afzalabad to mark the 68th anniversary of the independence of Pakistan. 

Complete Story:http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-334302-Lady-teachers-get-performance-awards



Reopening soon

Rs 113m is the cost of Ramzak Cadet College’s renovation. Classes at the North Waziristan-based college will commence this month after terror threats forced its closure in 2012.

Complete Story:http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201508170016&EN_ID=11201508170010&EMID=11201508170003



Provincial govt announces appointment of over 11,250 teachers

To overcome the shortage of teachers at government schools, the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa government has announced over 11,000 vacancies for men and women teachers at primary, middle and high schools across the province.

Complete Story:http://tribune.com.pk/story/938770/strengthening-education-provincial-govt-announces-to-appoint-over-11250-teachers/



Upgrading Facilities

11.3 million rupees will be spent on upgrading the facilities at Government Middle School Pati Kalan Mardan.

Complete Story:http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201508160440&EN_ID=11201508160134&EMID=11201508160067



Federal govt asked to apologise to APS victims

Members of the Shuhada Ghazi Forum have demanded a “letter of apology” for those affected by the Army Public School massacre.

Complete Story:http://tribune.com.pk/story/939324/neverforget-federal-govt-asked-to-apologise-to-aps-victims/



Educationists remember Malala on Independence Day

While celebrating Independence Day, educationists in Shangla hailed Malala Yousufzai’s efforts for education.

Complete Story:http://tribune.com.pk/story/938844/the-role-model-educationists-remember-malala-on-independence-day/



APC demands re-opening of maktabs in Swat

An all parties conference was held in Swat on Saturday which pressed the provincial government of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa reopen maktabs in the district and allow thousands of children who have dropped out to continue their education.

Complete Story:http://tribune.com.pk/story/938851/action-for-retraction-apc-demands-re-opening-of-maktabs-in-swat/



UoP commemorates independence

A number of events were held at University of Peshawar (UoP) to commemorate the 69th Independence Day, stated a press release issued by the varsity on Saturday.

Complete Story:http://tribune.com.pk/story/938854/amid-festivities-uop-commemorates-independence/



Celebrations at educational institutions

The Independence Day was celebrated in the educational institutions of the provincial metropolis with enthusiasm, as many institutions remained opened on Friday despite the summer vacations.

Complete Story:http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-7-334228-Celebrations-at-educational-institutions




Students urged to work hard 

The outgoing principal of the Government Girls Degree College on Wednesday urged the students to acquire knowledge to pursue their goals in life. Addressing the students at a function arranged to bid adieu to her, Sadaqat Kausar Babar, urged them to focus on their studies. 

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-7-334540-Students-urged-to-work-hard


Mother-in-law of school teacher shot dead

Three people allegedly killed the mother-in-law of a teacher of the Government Girls Middle Schoo for failing their daughter and sister in the examination in the limits of Katlang Police Station, police sources said on Saturday.

Complete Story:http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-7-334392-Mother-in-law-of-school-teacher-shot-dead



Parties, civil society united on admission denial to students

Member at a rally in Swat on Saturday agreed to jointly raise voice for around 5,000 students, who were denied admission in local colleges lately. The agreement came during an ‘All-Party Conference’ jointly organised by Alif Ailan and Innovative Youth Forum here to highlight denial of FA/FSc course admission to 4,800 students in Swat colleges and closure of Matkab schools in the district.

Complete Story:http://www.dawn.com/news/1200702/parties-civil-society-united-on-admission-denial-to-students



Govt asked to facilitate return of educationist

A local leader of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has asked the federal government to allow the foreign principal of the Langland School and College to return to Pakistan.

Complete Story:http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-7-334535-Govt-asked-to-facilitate-return-of-educationist



MPA, college staff clash over girls’ admission issue

MPA Ziaullah Bangash and administration of the government girls degree college, KDA, here have filed complaints with police against each other following altercation and alleged manhandling.

Complete Story:http://www.dawn.com/news/1200985/mpa-college-staff-clash-over-girls-admission-issue



Recruitment process for new VCs set in motion

After the one-year cut in the tenure of vice-chancellors of public sector universities, several of them would complete their term during the next few months and the Higher Education Department has already started the recruitment process by advertising the posts.

Complete Story:http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-334309-Recruitment-process-for-new-VCs-set-in-motion



UK-based author calls for review of syllabi

A United Kingdom (UK)-based chartered accountant and author, Syed Humawar Shah, has said that Pakistan has been facing serious challenges of the 21st century in education sector and the present curricula need to be reviewed.

Complete Story:http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-7-334237-UK-based-author-calls-for-review-of-syllabi



Three days workshop organized by the Muslim educational complex college.

Awareness is given to the students of college and training is given to the teachers to how to teach and how to study and to improve the quality of education. Under the provision of Muslim educational complex and Afaq association organized the workshop for teachers.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/peshawar/2015-08-15/page-2


Minister, VC visit proposed site of AWKU’s Buner campus

The provincial Minister for Religious Affairs Habibur Rehman Khan along with Vice-Chancellor Ehsan Ali Khan on Saturday inspected the proposed site for the Abdul Wali Khan University (AWKU) Campus on the premises of Degree College Daggar in Buner district.

Complete Story:http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-7-334399-Minister-VC-visit-proposed-site-of-AWKUs-Buner-campus 



Parents seek Nishan-i-Haider, justice for slain APS students

Over 150 parents and relatives of the slain students took out a procession from Peshawar and reached outside the President House, Islamabad, where they staged a demonstration in favour of their two major demands. “We want justice for our martyred children. We also want honours (Nisha-i-Haider) for them,”

Complete Story:http://www.dawn.com/news/1200559/parents-seek-nishan-i-haider-justice-for-slain-aps-students




Governor returns summary seeking removal of VC

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Sardar Mahtab Ahmad Khan returned the summary by the provincial government seeking removal of Prof Rasul Jan, the vice-chancellor of University of Peshawar, in a case involving PTI MNA Murad Saeed.

Complete Story:http://www.dawn.com/news/1200409/governor-returns-summary-seeking-removal-of-vc





The transfer of educational institutions

The Balochistan National Party criticized the government’s policy of shifting the Naseerabad Workers Welfare College to some other area. Furthermore, they stated the violation of merit in hiring of University heads.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103017618&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20150817



Transport for teachers and students

Deputy Commissioner Sherani inaugurated transport service for teachers and students. Initially two buses will serve.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/08-14-2015/quetta/page6.asp


Minister visits Loralai Medical College

Health Minister visited Loralai Medical College. College is incomplete. Minister instructed to complete this project with in two month. He said the quality should not be compromised.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/08-16-2015/quetta/page2.asp


Condemning the appointment of blacklist superintendent

Students Association said that administration of Balochistan University is deceiving the students and officials. They said that they highly condemn the appointment of blacklist superintendent at Education Department.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/08-16-2015/quetta/page2.asp


Mathematics Classes could not be started

Education emergency is not influencing anything. Education year is continuing. Till now no classes of Mathematics for Class 9 and 10th could be start at Government Girls High Schools, Mastung. Parents deciding to not to send their children to schools.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/08-17-2015/quetta/page7.asp


Excessive Fees limiting the good education to rich families

Talimi Jaiza Committee said that students and their families are bearing high education dues. It is limiting the education for only rich families. There is needed to make education cheap and attainable for everyone.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/08-17-2015/quetta/page10.asp


To clear up the trash near education institutions

Talimi Jaiza Committee said to clear up all the trash which is near to walls of Educational Institutions in Quetta. Students and teachers are facing problems due to these trash bins.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/08-16-2015/quetta/page4.asp


Teachers lacking Salaries

115 teachers from Qilla Saifullah are lacking their salaries. It is due to delay in official processes. Minstry of Finance and Education has some conflict over this matter.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/08-16-2015/quetta/page12.asp


National book foundation organized the books festival

National book foundation Islamabad holds “National book festival Balochistan” in university of law college Quetta first time In the history of Balochistan .This festival was continued seven days and is ended as a title of “peace love and books friendship”

Complete story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2015-08-17/page-3




Girls outsmart boys in HSSC Part–II examination

Like past, the female students proved to be too good for the boys, grabbing first three positions in the Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) Part-II Annual Examination 2015 conducted by the Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (FBISE).

Complete Story:http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-334065-Girls-outsmart-boys-in-HSSC-Part%E2%80%93II-examination


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Four seminaries vacated

Four seminaries were temporarily shut and vacated on Thursday, as part of security measures for the flag hoisting ceremony on Friday (today). Similar measures were taken in March with seminaries being shut for a week, to ensure security during the Pakistan Day Parade at the Parade Ground near Shakarparian.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1200396/four-seminaries-vacated


Steps underway to improve schools’ security

The local administration has taken a number of steps to improve security at educational institutions that are opening on August 17 after summer vacations. In Rawalpindi district, the law enforcement agencies have already declared more than 206 educational institutions sensitive and recommended special security measures for them (institutions).

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1200575/steps-underway-to-improve-schools-security


Pakistan far from meeting MDGs on primary education

The total education budget, actual spending, current infrastructure and available services for the primary education in the country reflect that Pakistan would be unable to achieve Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) of 100pc primary enrollment by the next many centuries, analysis of official data suggests.

Complete Story:http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-334408-Pakistan-far-from-meeting-MDGs-on-primary-education



Michelle Obama wants to work with Maryam on education

US first lady Michelle Obama has expressed desire to work with Maryam Nawaz to initiate an education promotion agenda throughout the world, including Pakistan. Maryam highlighted the need of educational reforms in Pakistan and said that the incumbent government attaches great importance to educational reforms and her services to provide education to the people of Pakistan are always available. 

Complete Story:http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-334217-Michelle-Obama-wants-to-work-with-Maryam-on-education



42 percent of Pakistan’s population still unable to read or write

Pakistan Social and Living Standards Measurement (PSLM) Survey 2013-14 mentions that the literacy rate of the population (10 years and above) is 58 percent as compared to 60 percent in 2012-13, showing a decline of 2.0 percent. Data shows that literacy remains higher in urban areas (74 percent) than in rural areas (49 percent), and is more prevalent for men (81.0 percent) compared to women (66.0 percent) in urban areas. 

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-08-17/page-15/detail-9


School children give shine to patriotism at Aiwan-e-Quaid

There are a lot of ways for people to celebrate a day of national pride. But, at the Aiwan-e-Quaid, Friday morning, one could see a gathering of several hundred children, all from seven different schools of the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad.

Complete story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=270665


Qualified teachers working for ‘pittance’

Many teachers working as daily-wagers in federal government education institutes in the cantonment areas have been getting a monthly salary of Rs6,750 for several years, despite some being highly qualified.

Complete story:http://tribune.com.pk/story/938859/daily-wagers-qualified-teachers-working-for-pittance/




Where’s our security at? Teacher unions ask govt

Teacher unions showed deep concerns over the security situation of educational institutions in the Rawalpindi district.

Complete story:http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2015/08/14/city/islamabad/wheres-our-security-at-teacher-unions-ask-govt/



Functions in schools cancelled

The local administration has canceled the Independence Day celebrations in the district schools due to security reasons. Earlier, on the directive of the provincial government, all the schools were making arrangements for the Independence Day functions from August 8 and called all the staff teachers and students in this regard.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1200416/functions-in-schools-cancelled


Rootsians celebrate Independence Day

Independence Day was celebrated at the Roots Girls College, Harley Street, with full zeal and zest. The main objective of the event was to inculcate patriotism and moral values in students.

Complete Story:http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-334553-Rootsians-celebrate-Independence-Day




Millennials excel in Cambridge examinations

Students of the Flagship Millennium Campus, I-9/3, have secured more than 1,200 straight As in the Cambridge International Examinations (CIE), says a press release.

Complete Story:http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-334223-Millennials-excel-in-Cambridge-examinations




Students to visit China

The Huawei Technologies Pakistan held pre-departure ceremony of ‘Seeds for the Future’ programme for students from Pakistani universities here. The 11 students, who were selected from different Pakistani colleges and universities will leave for China for 14-day visit starting August 15.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-334213-Students-to-visit-China


AIOU invites all to open day seminar

Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has invited students and general public to attend open day seminar on 19th at the Academic Complex of the university. The purpose of the event is to introduce and showcase its various academic programmes, so that the students make an informed choice and seek admission to any programme offered at Allama Iqbal Open University.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-08-17/page-2/detail-5


ILM Pakistan: New movement launched

This is the age of knowledge revolution and it is imperative to strengthen our knowledge economy if we want to compete in the comity of nations.

Complete story:http://tribune.com.pk/story/938306/ilm-pakistan-new-movement-launched/



http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2015/08/15/national/ilm-pakistan-movement-launched-to-empower-educational-process/ http://epaper.brecorder.com/2015/08/14/16-page/683752-news.html



I-Day ceremony held at Viqar-un-Nisa College

A celebration was arranged at Government Viqar-un-Nisa Postgraduate College (w), Rawalpindi, to revive the spirit of Independence Day of Pakistan. In this regard, college teaching and non-teaching staff gathered at College Auditorium at 8 a.m. A graceful flag hoisting ceremony was conducted in a very cheerful atmosphere. 

Complete Story:http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-334215-I-Day-ceremony-held-at-Viqar-un-Nisa-College



CIE counselling session held at RIS

T he post-CIE Result Counselling Session 2015 was held at Sterling Campus, Westridge; Richmond Campus, DHA-II; & Wellington Campus, H-8, Islamabad, of the Roots International Schools (RIS). The nationwide results of CIE 2014-15 of O-Levels/IGCSE and A-Levels bode well for the future level of achievement and attainment, which looks set to be even higher with 902 straight A's and 2,903 A's.

Complete Story:http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-334222-CIE-counselling-session-held-at-RIS




International baccalaureate gaining popularity

Gone are the days when O and A levels were elitist educational programmes in the twin cities. The introduction of the international baccalaureate (IB) has changed things, giving parents more options to pick in terms of schooling their children.

Complete story:http://tribune.com.pk/story/939294/expensive-substitute-international-baccalaureate-gaining-popularity/



26 years on, capital’s only polytechnic college remains non-functional

About 26 years ago, the 200-room building of this institute, known as Polytechnic Institute Merabagwal, was completed. Officials of the Capital Administration and Development Division (CAAD), who made unsuccessful attempts to open the institute, threw light on the need of a technical institute in Islamabad.

Complete Story:http://www.dawn.com/news/1200955/26-years-on-capitals-only-polytechnic-college-remains-non-functional



Bahria   university    alumni   association   started   the    tree   plantation    campaign.

The   alumni    association    of   Bahria   started   the tree    plantation campaign   in   Islamabad. On the   day of    independence with the mutual   cooperation of    capital   development    authority   Islamabad.  The   title    is    “planted    tree   for     green Pakistan “and   one   can plant one tree.

Complete story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2015-08-16/page-3


The    first   document   of   amendment bill of technical education sent to parliament

It   is   decided  to  send   the   amendment  bill of  technical  education   and  skilled   education   to  the   parliament    for   correct    some  changes   and  start  a  new  policy.   To promote the   equal   technical education   for   all is compulsory. Committee is    also   made   for the   discussion with   the education ministers of provinces.

Complete story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2015-08-16/page-3


HEC organized  international conference

HEC   organized the   international   conference   titled the   “human   resource development “.Higher   education    commission    organized in the   first   week of September. Vice   chancellors of universities, experts   and participants   from   foreign   countries. How to use research   grant   in the projects. In the   conference   decided   that in which   field   more scholars    are   produced   in the universities and higher education   commission.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2015-08-16/page-3


5,536 PhD degrees awarded in last five years

As many as 5,536 PhD degrees have been awarded by universities in the country during last five years, Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training announced on Sunday. As per official information on Sunday, a total of 25,812 fresh students were enrolled in PhD programme and 1,800,79 were enrolled in MS/MPhil programme in universities during the said period.

Complete Story:http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/islamabad/17-Aug-2015/5-536-phd-degrees-awarded-in-last-five-years





PMDC puts FMDC in A category

The Federal Medical and Dental College (FMDC), the first ever public sector medical college in the federal capital, has been placed in A category by the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) after it removed all the deficiencies.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1200587/pmdc-puts-fmdc-in-a-category


100th birth anniversary of Sindhi scholar celebrated

The Pakistan Academy of Letter (PAL) on Thursday celebrated 100th birthday of Sindhi nationalist, writer, scholar and teacher, Mohammad Ibrahim Joyo.

Complete Story:





Security of 6,542 schools ‘unsatisfactory’

Security of 6,542 schools in Sargodha division is unsatisfactory, a spokesman of the Education Department said on Sunday.

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Back to school

93% attendance ratio for students has been mandates by the School education department to control drop out rate in public schools.

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The provision of basic facilities to schools from Farogh-e Taleem Fund

Now school head is responsible for the provision of basic facilities like drinking water and electricity to schools from Farogh-e Taleem Fund. They are restricted to spend this Farogh-e- Taleem Fund with the approval of Education Department

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The financial burden on parents by private schools

The number of public schools are not sufficient in Rwalpindi hence the private schools are growing in number here. The high school fee charged by the private schools is a financial burden for the middle class parents that becomes unaffordable for them.

Complete Story: Roznaman Khabrein 16th August, page no. 9


The partnership of Punjab Education Foundation with private schools

The Chairman Punjab Education Foundation (PEF), Raja Qamar-ul Islam, stated that the Punjab Education Foundation is providing free education to deserving students. PEF adopted the policy of public private partnership in 36 districts of Punjab having partnership with 5,000 private schools.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103018959&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20150817


Foundation Govt allocates Rs100m

The Punjab government has allocated Rs100 million for the newly established Teachers’ Foundation. The foundation has been set up with an aim to look after the welfare of teachers working across the province and their families in time of need.

Complete story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/937801/teachers-foundation-govt-allocates-rs100m/


Scholarships for cop’s children

The district police on Friday announced scholarships for children of policemen who had performed well in the Secondary School Certificate examinations.

Complete story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/938310/hard-work-scholarships-for-cops-children/


Vacant seat to be filled for schools with high number of students

Education department of Punjab government make a policy and shifted the deputy headmasters from less number of students to more number of students school. In Multan 2200 students school government school pilot and cut the posts.

Complete story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-08-14/page-9


Ministerial staff defies EDO order

Rationalization of ministerial staff in Nankana Sahib District Education Department proved a joke, said Punjab Teachers Union Central President Ch Muhammad Ali.

Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-08-16/page-5/detail-3


Varsities announce admissions timetable

Varsities across the city have started issuing dates of admissions to their various undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes.

Complete story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/939281/varsities-announce-admissions-timetable/


School sealed for illegal construction

The Lahore High Court on Thursday ordered the Lahore Development Authority (LDA) to seal Garden Town branch of Beaconhouse School for illegal construction in residential area.The petitioner stated that the Beaconhouse School administration illegally established its branch in residential area and now started further construction on the site. 

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1200375/school-sealed-for-illegal-construction


5,000 pounds award for Matric position holder

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Punjab Organiser Chaudhry Sarwar on Sunday met Ali Hamza, who earned second position in matriculation examination while running his fruit stall in Daska, and announced an award of £5,000 as well as a title of “Star of Pakistan’ by an organisation, Pakistan Achievement Awards.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1200912/5000-pounds-award-for-matric-position-holder


Schools re-open today

After annual summer vacation, public sector schools across Punjab will reopen on Saturday (today). According to the government notification, private schools are also supposed to reopen from today; however, most of these would remain closed owing to Saturday as weekly holiday while many will be reopening in the last week of August as per their announced schedules. 

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-334197-Schools-re-open-today 

http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2015-08-17/page-14/detail-3 http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201008170354&EN_ID=11201008170113&EMID=11201008170059




To notify for teachers promotions

Government of Punjab promoting Grade 17-18 college teachers. Punjab professors and lecturers association requesting government to release the notification of these promotions as soon as possible.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/08-17-2015/lahore/pic.asp?picname=02_03.gif


Seniority of 2200 teachers on stake

Seniority list of 2200 teachers sent to Cm secretariat for approval. It is expected the newly appointed teachers of 2015 will lead them in seniority. Processes are very slow.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/08-17-2015/lahore/pic.asp?picname=42.gif


Punjab education foundation announced the results of annual quality assurance tests

Punjab education foundation affiliated with the education voucher scheme schools 13th annual quality assurance test. Partner schools which are affiliated upload the result of on the website www.pef.edu.pk .

Complete story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-08-17/page-2/detail-4



Up gradation of the computer labs in government schools

Construction work is started in the twelve schools . U P S facility is also provided in the computer labs. Member provincial assembly engineer Qamar ul Islam said in a government high school chak beli khan. He said that all facilities are provided in chak beli khan.

Complete story; http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2015-08-17/page-6


Less enrollment in educational institutions , Chief Minister Punjab takes the notice

Chief Minister, Shahbaz Sharif has inquired about increasing dropouts in the institutions. He called on for complete statistics on it. Report is submitted to Shahbaz sharif that officers made fake document and report about enrollment. 1265 colleges enrolled the admission of 1st and 6th class.

Complete story; http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-08-17/page-8/detail-18


Manual results of matric annual exams in Punjab

It is revealed the Government of Punjab produced final results of middle that are compiled manually. Records were maintained on computers but results finalized manually.

Complete story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Multan/2015-08-17/page-1/detail-34


Committee for new Vice Chancellors

Higher Education Commission decided to recruite 8 instead of 10 vice chancellors in its first stage of recruitment. After approving the new University act, HEC has initially started taking new VCs through this step.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-08-14&edition=LHR&id=1839995_41220398



Govt improving health, education, says governor

Governor Rafique Rajwana says Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has taken unprecedented steps to steer the country out of crises by introducing reforms and viable policies.

Addressing the 6th convocation of the King Edward Medical University (KEMU) on Saturday, he said the nation was facing many problems like terrorism and energy when the PML-N formed the government.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1200737/govt-improving-health-education-says-governor



Colleges told to change schedule

Off-timings of women educational institutions located on Jail Road will be changed after summer vacation to avoid inconvenience to the students and general public due to the ongoing construction work on the Signal Free Corridor.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1200921/colleges-told-to-change-schedule


Need to facilitate women for technical education

In Jang Economic Forum a number of educationist and economist said that there is need to facilitate women for skilled education. We need to provide their basic rights for development.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/08-15-2015/lahore/pic.asp?picname=1349.gif


Head masters got target of admitting students

Provincial Schools Education Department given a new task of increasing the enrollments. Head masters will be given target to enroll almost 100 thousand children to schools.

Complete Story:http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-08-15&edition=ISL&id=1840560_56434138



Campuses pledge promotion of education

The educational institutes across the provincial metropolis, including schools, colleges and universities celebrated the 69th Independence Day with full zeal and zest by organising national flag-hoisting and other events to mark the day. Majority of the public and private schools were especially opened to hold the I-Day events, including national songs competitions, flag-hoisting ceremonies and declamation contests etc.

Complete Story:http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-334188-Campuses-pledge-promotion-of-education





A Pakistani law student, Maheen Husain Awan, has made it to the distinction holders list of the University of London.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1200726/distinction


IUB declares BA/BSc results

The Islamia University Bahawalpur (IUB) has announced results of BA and BSc, showing pass percentage of 45.97 and 54.21, respectively. According to a press release on Sunday, out of total 10,280 candidates in BA, 4,726 were declared successful while out of 9,278 BSc students, 5,030 remained successful.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1200900/iub-declares-babsc-results


Girls outperform boys in IUB BCom results

Girls outperformed boys in the result of annual BCom examinations of the Islamia University of Bahawalpur (IUB). Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Qaiser Mushtaq declared the results through university’s website Thursday morning.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-08-14/page-13/detail-3


10 public varsities in Punjab await VCs

The appointment of Vice Chancellors (VCs) at ten public universities of Punjab seems to have become an enigma for the provincial government as despite passage of three months since the VC Search Committee “completed” its task the varsities have yet to get regular VCs.

Complete Story:http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-334581-10-public-varsities-in-Punjab-await-VCs



Punjab govt committed to promoting education: Mashhood

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between Punjab Higher Education Commission (PHEC) and American Institute of Pakistan Studies (AIPS) to promote cooperation between higher education sector of Punjab and 35 US higher education institutions.

Complete Story:http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-334595-Punjab-govt-committed-to-promoting-education-Mashhood




College awaits decision on a sport issue for months

The Kinnaird College, Lahore, has been awaiting a decision from the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Lahore, for nine months against a protest it had lodged against the cricket team of the Lahore College for Women University for playing in a tournament, allegedly, with non-eligible captain Waheeda Akhtar.

Complete Story:http://www.dawn.com/news/1200714/sports-diary-college-awaits-decision-on-a-sport-issue-for-months



GCU academics approach governor for VC’s posting

Senior academics of the Government College University, Lahore, have approached Governor Rafique Rajwana, also the chancellor of the institution, for immediate appointment of vice chancellor. The academics also expressed grave concern over the delay in display of merit lists of students who had applied for admission on seats reserved for co-curricular activities and sports.

Complete Story:http://www.dawn.com/news/1200739/gcu-academics-approach-governor-for-vcs-posting



UET entrance test

The combined entrance test for admission to engineering institutions of Punjab for BSc Engineering and BS Technology will begin at 10am on Sunday at 13 centres across the province.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1200751/uet-entrance-test-today




Over 44,000 take UET entrance test

More than 44,000 candidates appeared in the combined entrance test on Sunday for admission to engineering institutions of Punjab against 6,000 seats of BSc Engineering and BS Technology.

Complete Story:http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-334505-Over-44000-take-UET-entrance-test




Varsities’ uplift projects handed over to PHEC

Chairperson of Punjab Higher Education Commission (PHEC) Prof Dr Muhammad Nizamuddin has said that as per decision of the Punjab government, development projects of universities have been handed over to PHEC. He disclosed this while addressing the participants of the first meeting of PHEC Technical Review Committee on Development Project of HEIs/Colleges held on Thursday.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-334047-Varsities-uplift-projects-handed-over-to-PHEC



PU schedule

Punjab University (PU) Examinations Department has issued the schedule for admission fees and forms for B.S.Ed. (first, second and third) Professional, 2nd annual examination 2014, and 1st annual examination 2015. Last date for submission of admission forms for the said exams with single fee is 24-8-15 while forms can be submitted with double fee till 25-8-15.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-334377-PU-schedule


MUET Khairpur facing decline in admissions

The ZA Bhutto Mehran University of Engineering Jamshoro, Khairpur Campus, due to lack of senior faculty members, is facing a huge decline in admissions. 50 percent seats in petroleum and natural gas and 20 percent seats in mechanical, electrical and civil technology were still vacant. 

Complete Story:http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-334604-MUET-Khairpur-facing-decline-in-admissions



PGMI principal lauded

Principal Post Graduate Medical Institute and Ameer-ud-Din Medical College Professor of Neurosurgery Dr. Khalid Mahmood called on Punjab Governor Malik Rafique Rajwana at Governor’s House.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-334383-PGMI-principal-lauded




UVAS VC conferred Sitara-i-Imtiaz

University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha was conferred a Sitara-i-Imtiaz by President Mamnoon Hussain on the occasion of the Independence Day in recognition of his performance in the field of veterinary sciences.

Complete story:http://tribune.com.pk/story/938396/recognition-uvas-vc-conferred-sitara-i-imtiaz/ http://epaper.brecorder.com/2015/08/15/3-page/683857-news.html



Education not less powerful than nukes

PU VC Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran has said attention should be given to education in the same manner as was given to atomic programme.

Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-08-15/page-14/detail-5


FCCU celebrates Independence Day

The Forman Christian College (FCC) celebrated Pakistan’s 68th Independence Day with great enthusiasm on Friday.

Complete story:http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2015/08/15/city/lahore/fccu-celebrates-independence-day/



Int’l conference on Harappa starts

The three-day Harappa International Conference started at a hotel here on Saturday.

The conference is being hosted by Sahiwal Campus of COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT).

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1200730/intl-conference-on-harappa-starts


PU has largest e-library in country

The main library of the Punjab University, the oldest seat of learning in the Sub-continent, has become the largest e-library in the country with a stock of 65,000 modern books online.

Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-08-17/page-14/detail-6


PU announces MBBS results By Our Correspondent

Punjab University (PU) Examinations Department has declared the results of MBBS Final Professional (Re-Organized Scheme) supplementary examination 2014 and BSc Medical Laboratory

Regional Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Government has failed in providing equal education opportunitiesAdnan Jan

Peshawar: Former provincial president and a member of Jamiat Tulba Islam Mr. Adnan Jan stated that the government has failed to provide equal opportunities education. There is discrimination in the education sector leading to heavy fees. He further said that poor students who don’t have a chance to show their abilities in the education sector are then forced to into useless activities. Moreover weapon culture in our education system is destroying the education department. He also expressed that despite this situation he will serve and continue his efforts for equal education.

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

Jamiat Tulba Islam holds Protest against increase in fees

Peshawar: Jamiat Tulba Islam gathered opposing educational institutes and holds a protest against increasing fees and not providing scholarships to tribal students because of which hundreds of students are forced to leave education. Regarding this matter a meeting was held in which Asif Marwat , Shakeel Afridi, Anwar Sharif, Rehmat Shehzad ,Atta-Ur-Rehman and others were also present.

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

Open University increases fees to a high level

Charsadda: Thousands of parents and students protest against the increase in admission fees of Allama Iqbal Open University and said that education is getting expensive. It has become impossible for the poor to get educated, as the fees have been raised from 3800 to 7880.

Complete Story: http://www.akhbarekhyber.com/index.php?Issue=PEW&page=4&date=2015-08-17

Demand of abolishing rationalization policy for educational institutes

Barra: The Social and Political organizations of Barra have rejected the rationalization policy for educational institutes by Fata Education Department and have said that education facilities should be provided more rather than eradicating them. They demanded to abolish rationalization policy for educational institutes otherwise they will resign from their designations.

Complete Story:http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103018186&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20150817

Student future ruined due to closure of Panjoo Talash School

Temar Garra: The closing of Panjoo Talash School is distracting and destroying the future of students. This was the first learning academy in 1989 where local people could become educated.

 Complete Story:  Daily Subh, Peshawar, Page No.5

All parties Conference of Alif Ailaan and the youth forum on educational deceleration

Swat: The Resolution of Schools re-establishment and admitting matric pass students to nearby colleges has been approved. In this conference arranged by Alif Ailaan and the youth forum, Mr. Dr. Javed Iqbal highlighted other problems related to education that are faced by students. CM secretary Abdul Mausam, MNA Saleem-ur-Rehman and MPA Mr. Jafar Shah also attended the conference.

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

Upgradation of Abdul Wali Khan University; Two Departments approved

Buner: Two more Departments have been approved at Abdul WalI Khan University. For the campus, land has been given and in 18 months the building will be completed.

Complete Story:  Daily Awam-un-Nas, Peshawar, Page No.2

Female students work hard to make their country successful: Attia Shahana

Peshawar: Administrator of GG Middle School Ms Attia Shahana stated on the Independence Day event that freedom is a blessing and its value is well known by slaves who are the legal property of others and are forced to obey them. We are lucky that we have a free nation in which we can lead our lives according to our teachings. At the event many girls also sang national songs and showed their affirmation to make Pakistan prosperous through the power of education.

Complete Story: http://www.akhbarekhyber.com/index.php?Issue=PEW&page=3&date=2015-08-16  



Summer Camp held at Government Girls  High School Civil Colony

Peshawar: A special ceremony was held at the Government Girls High School on the Independence Day in which the principal and staff members were present who appreciated the student’s performance. On the instructions of Provincial government a summer camp was also held in which students participate with great enthusiasm. At the end, students were awarded different prizes to appreciate their efforts and abilities.

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


Independence Day event held at Government Middle School (GMS)

Charsadda: An Independence Day event was held at Government Middle School where students sang national songs, presented various skits and showed how our leaders, elders, youngsters, children sacrificed their lives, relations, homes ,money and beloved ones. They also promised to establish education in Pakistan to make it a prosperous country.

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


Approval of 200 million for up gradation of Buner Campus

Buner: Vice Chancellor of Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, Dr. Ihsan-ul-llah and Provincial Minister Habib-ul- Rahman Khan visited the Abdul Wali Khan Buner Campus while 200 million have been approved for up gradation of Buner Campus. Provincial Minister Habib-ul- Rahman Khan said that provincial government is paying special attention to education and success is possible only through education.

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


Education requires the same struggle as the Pakistan Movement in the country: Ahsan Iqbal

Islamabad: Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Mr. Ahsan Iqbal stated that same struggle of Pakistan Movement is required for development of Education in Pakistan. Real Freedom can be enjoyed only by having knowledge of science and technology. Now the government will give great importance to education sector.

Complete Story: Daily Islam, Peshawar, Page No.8


Free books availability, Government faces millions loss every year

Peshawar: The government every year provides free books to primary and secondary students and spends millions of rupees for this purpose. Now the government is facing a loss of millions as text book store have sold 150 lac books. A decision has been taken and inquiry will be done against the store manager who sold these books to get benefit.

Complete Story:http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103014554&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20150815


Education is first priority of Government

Peshawar: Speaker KP, Asad Qaiser stated that education is the first priority and for this purpose various funds have been invested. He further added that donor agencies are playing a positive role to provide educational requirements and increase the education rate in KP. A Reading Project is playing an important role by giving scholarships to students and guiding and training teachers. A modern educational institute is also being set up for street children which is a great step.

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

Daily Mashriq, Peshawar, Page No.3


 Independence Day ceremonies held at different schools

Poran: Independence Day ceremonies held at different schools where students had fun while understanding their values and history of Pakistan. At this event, skits were also performed and MPA Abdul Moseem stated that we will have to protect Pakistan wholeheartedly and have to be united for this purpose to defeat our enemies.

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

Promotion of 77 primary teachers to senior rank

Peshawar:  The provincial government has promoted 77 primary teachers to senior C.T rank on the instructions of District Education Officer. This included Fazal Wahab, Syed Faqeer Shah, Sadiq Hussain, and M. Zahid-ul-lah.

Complete Story:http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103012673&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20150814

Masters examination started

Peshawar: Masters Examination have started in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa of different subjects .Regular students will take exams in their departments and private students will be assigned in different halls. Better Examination arrangements have been done for Masters students.

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

B.Ed and PTC workshop to be held from 17 August in Allama Iqbal Open University

Peshawar: Regional Director of Allama Iqbal Open University has declared that workshop of B.Ed and PTC will be held from 17 August and all the information regarding workshop will be available at aiou.edu.pk.

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

College ground sealed for local people

Dera Ismail Khan: Poly Technique College ground has been closed for local people. On that, local people are now protesting against the management. They are demanding from the government and the education department to open the ground for them otherwise they will be deprived of their sports activities.

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

Daily Awam-un-nas, Peshawar, Page No.8

Closure of Panjoo Talash School ruins student’s future

Ziarat Talash: Closing down Panjoo Talash School is distracting and destroying student’s future. This was the first learning academy in 1980 where local people could have access to education but its closing is has been detrimental to students.

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


Striving for improvement of education

District Mastung: BSO and other party workers said that they are working day by day for the betterment of education and this is inevitable for the better future of Balochistan.

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

Political influence can cause trouble

District Quetta: National party said that institutes are being shifted to other areas of Balochistan which are causing problems for Baloch students.

Complete Story: http://www.dailybaakhabar.com/category/backpage/

United we stand, divided we fall

District Turbat: WTA said that problems can’t be resolved without being united and bureaucracy is the main hindrance in the resolution of the teachers’ problems.

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

Teachers’ scarcity should be tackled

District Gwadar: A social activist of the area told that teachers should be recruited as many of the schools of the area are still deprived of teachers.

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

Preparing ourselves

District Gawadar: BSO said that we will have to prepare ourselves with better education and this is the only way of getting out of the ignorance.

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

District officers are responsible for education ruin

District Awaran: Social activists said that the district officers are responsible for the fall of education in the area and teachers are doing their own business rather studies.

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

Teachers without salaries

District Naseerabad: Teachers are without salaries in the area and they have demanded that education department and DC should take notice and resolve the issue.

Complete Story: http://qudrat.com.pk/ePaper/quetta/2015-08-17/page-3

Government educational measures fake

District Kalat: JUI worker said that the government is making false promises and this is why the province is getting worse. Many schools are closed and students are facing a lot of problems.

Complete Story: http://qudrat.com.pk/ePaper/quetta/2015-08-17/page-3

Shifting educational institutes to be condemned

District Quetta: BNP worker said that the government is trying to shift educational institutes to another area which can cause problems for students and can be harmful for their future.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103017618&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20150817 

Student problems being resolved

District Mastung: BSO’s leader said that student’s problems are being resolved and they will soon have a meeting with the principle and solve their other issues as well.

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


Upgrading education

District Sibi: DEO visited a school in the area and said that the government is working for the betterment of the education on priority basis.

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


Educational emergency not functional

District Khalozai: Balochistan’s educational emergency is not functional and it was said that the old system of education is still going on in the province which is of no use.

Complete Story: http://www.dailybaakhabar.com/category/page3/


NGOs make money in the name of education

District Hub: BSO leader said that NGOs are not working for the betterment of education they are just making money and their progress is nil which should be condemned.

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


Unsatisfactory education system

District Jafarabad: The current education system in Dera Allah Yar is unsatisfactory and the staff of the colleges is not present.  This is creating problems for the students and their future is at stake.

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


Balochistan university issue

District Quetta: BSO told said that nepotism is going on in BU. Corruption has ruined the education system of the university which cannot be tolerated anymore.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/Multimedia/online_pages/current/page_8.html


Educated students are still unemployed

District Quetta: PQT said that many students are facing unemployment and the government is making a fool of them, this should highly be condemned.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103015409&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20150816


Fight for justice

District Sibi: WTA Sibi convention was held and it was demanded that their issues should be solved as soon as possible and no lapses will be tolerated in this regard.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103015625&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20150816


Diminishing sectarianism through education

District Loralai: DC Loralai said that sectarian can only be diminished through education, while distributing prizes at a ceremony in the district.

Complete Story: http://www.dailybaakhabar.com/category/page3/


High charges for degree verification

District Khuzdar: JTI leader with other party workers condemned the high charges for degree verification and he said that it is very sad and JTI will not tolerate this.

Complete Story: http://www.dailybaakhabar.com/category/page3/


Middle school should be upgraded

District Gwadar: Member of district council said that the middle school of the area should be upgraded to high school as it is inadequate for the population.

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


Educational institutes’ problems

District Mastoong: JTI’s GS said that the government is not paying attention to the problems of the area regarding education. Buses are not available and the new classes are also not functional.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/Multimedia/online_pages/current/page_6.html


Shifting of middle school

District Quetta: GTA Quetta leader said that teacher’s dream of shifting of the middle school will never be fulfilled and he asked the authorities to provide the facilities regarding this.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/08-15-2015/Quetta/page3.asp


Middle school should be constructed

District Zhob: The fund of a middle school has been released yet the construction has not been started. It is because of the education department Zhob.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/08-15-2015/Quetta/page4.asp


Student problems to be raised in Assembly

District Quetta: MPA Dr. Shama Ishaq Khan said that problems of students of different areas should be raised in the assembly. She said that the education system is very weak and corrupt.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/08-15-2015/Quetta/page7.asp


Combating challenges through modern education

District Zhob: JTI leader said that students should be focused on their studies. This is the only way out of ignorance and we can fight against any threat through education.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/08-15-2015/Quetta/page7.asp


Lack of fund for girls primary school

District Bostan: Social activist Ali Muhammad said that students should care for their buildings and other things of their schools as this is their property.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103013750&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20150815

Notice should be taken against sluggish work on the Girls High School

District Kech: PTSMC members and others said in joint statement that for the past 2 years due to up gradation of schools, construction work is going very slow. Government Girls High School Gogdan is one of them.

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

School should be provided

District Lasbela: Ghulam Qadir Jamoot demanded from government and Jam of Lasbela that a school should be provided to Kunraj Yameen village.

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

Propagate the educational environment

District Khuzdar: Sultan Shahwani said that intellectuals should propagate the educational environment.

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

More than 7000 unemployed graduates are present in Panjgoor 

District Panjgoor: More than 7000 graduates and post graduates are present in Panjgoor but the government is not paying any heed towards their problems. Unemployed youth demanded the government to provide opportunities for employment.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/Multimedia/online_pages/current/page_6.html

Lingering construction work of Qalat educational institutions

District Qalat: Mr. Muhammad Ashraf GTA district Qalat president said that for the past 2 years due to up gradation of many schools, the construction work of schools are still lingering which is tragic.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/Multimedia/online_pages/current/page_6.html

Department has demolished because of junior appointment

District Dalbandin: Nazar Baloch of Islami Taraqi-pasand penal said due to junior appointments on senior posts in the education department, the department standards have fallen.

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

Success can be achieved through education

District Sherani: DC Sherani provided two vehicles for female teachers to provide them transportation facility. The DC said that in order to face challenges of the modern era, education is the prime key to success.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/08-14-2015/Quetta/page6.asp

Modern education is the need of the hour

District Quetta: Children of today are the future of tomorrow, modern education is the need of the hour said by Mir Waleed Bazanjo.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103012331&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20150814


44,000 appear for B.Sc. Engineering Entry Test

District Lahore: The University of Engineering & Technology held an entry tests for B.Sc. Engineering at 12 examination centres, wherein 44,000 candidates appeared for the said tests for 2200 seats.  Dr. Afzal Khalid, VC, University of Engineering & Technology told the media that the results will be declared on 28th August, 2015 on the website of the UET which is www.admissions.uet.edu.pk.

Complete Story: Daily Express, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No.08

Attock attack horrified students to attend schools

District Lahore: The schools have opened after the summer vacations, but the students are scared of terrorism due to the Attock attack.   

Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No.07

Schools heads given discretionary powers to spend education promotion funds

District Muzaffargarh: The Punjab government has given discretionary powers to school heads to spend education promotion funds.  They will have the freedom to make alternative arrangements for electricity and provision of potable cold water to students.  They will not need permission from the officials of the Education Department for spending these funds.    

Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No.09

44 schools of Dera Ghazi Khan still submerged with flood water

District Dera Ghazi Khan: About 44 schools of Dera Ghazi Khan are still submerged in flood water and only two schools are being shifted to tents. Shahid Salim EDO Education said that the children will be shifted to nearby schools and more tent schools would be set up.

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

Action against school heads for poor attendance of students

District Lahore: The government schools have opened all over the province, but the students’ attendance was very poor. Abdul Jabbar Shaheen, Secretary Education Punjab has said that action will be taken against school heads for showing poor attendance of the students. 

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-08-17/page-08 

New law to stop promotion of teachers as subject specialists

District Muzaffargarh: Education Department Punjab has passed a new law to stop promotions of school teachers as subject specialists and subject specialists would be selected through the Punjab Public Service Commission.

Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No.12

Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No.7


Demands of teachers  accepted and notification to be issued

District Muzaffargarh: Ghulam Mustafa Ghazlani, Tehsil President of Punjab Teachers’ Association has said that teachers are grateful to the Punjab government for the regularization of their jobs. He also said that other demands of the teachers should be accepted and notification be issued in this regard.

Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No.12


Management sells trees without auction

District Bahawalpur: The Headmistress, Government Girls High School Mehrabwala sold hundreds of school trees without any auction and also without getting permission from the EDO and DDO.

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No.10


Schools open, no alternative arrangements for flood affected schools, students, teachers concerned

District Rajanpur: Government schools have opened, but no alternative arrangements have been made for flood affected schools, and the students and teacher are concerned about resumption of educational activities at their schools.  Many schools of Rojhan, Dajal, Pul Jarrh Ratheeb had been submerged with flood water and are still ponds of floodwater.  The attendance of students was less than 20 percent whereas most teachers were present. 

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


Girls High School Chacharran submerged in floodwater

District Rahim Yar Khan:  The city of Chacharran Sharif has been submerged with subsoil water due to floods.  The Girls High School Chacharran ground has water up to three feet.  The headmistress of the said school has demanded an alternative place for continuing educational activities of school.  She has also demanded clearance of the flood water from the school ground. 

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


Negligence regarding school security will not be tolerated

District Rahim Yar Khan: Captain (Rtd.) Zafar Iqbal, DCO Rahim Yar Khan has said that the negligence regarding security of schools will not be tolerated.  He was paying a quick visit to check the security of schools.  DPO Tariq Mastoi said all employees including security guards should be appointed with consultation of the police.

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No.2


Flood affected schools shifted to nearby schools

District Rahim Yar Khan: Jam Rafiq Ahmed, AEO Rahim Yar Khan said that flood affected schools have been shifted to nearby schools.  He also said that the efforts will be made to show better results by the flood affected schools as compared to the other schools. 

Complete Story: Daily Express, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No.11

Teachers bodies condemn anti-teacher policies

District Bahawalpur:  Chaudhry Mohammed Sharif, Press Secretary, Punjab Teachers Union Bahawalpur said that the anti-teacher policies of the Punjab Government need to be condemned.  He also said that EDO Bahawalpur is making illegal transfers and promotions of teacher, which is very unjust.   

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No.2

Government Girls College RYK begins First Year Admissions

District Rahim Yar Khan:  Rukhsana Maqsood, Principal, Govt. Girls College Sukkur Adda said that the college has started first year admissions.  She said a separate counter has been set up to guide the students for admissions and the new classes will begin from 25th August, 2015. 

Complete Story: Daily Express, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No.9

AIOU working on elimination of cheating and promoting students attendance

District Rahim Yar Khan: Adnan Akhtar, Assistant Regional Director, Allama Iqbal Open University Rahim Yar Khan Campus has said that AIOU is working on elimination of cheating and for promoting the attendance of students.  He said that the 70 per cent of students passed examinations at the Rahim Yar Khan Campus.  He also said that the tutors have been promoted on merit and the admissions have increased by 7 per cent.    

Complete Story: Daily Express, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No.9

College building in miserable form, security funds taken by the Principal

District Khanewal: The building of Govt. Degree College Kabirwala is in a miserable condition, Allah Ditta, the principal has taken security funds and has also charged a large amount of money to parents claiming to buy security cameras.      

Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No.2

Independence Day Celebrations in Govt. High School, Kot Chatthah

District Dera Ghazi Khan: Independence Day celebration was held at Govt. Boys Secondary School Kot Chutta and DSP Javed Akhtar Jatoi was the chief guest.  The programme began with recitation of Holy Koran and Naat-e-Rasul-e-Maqbool, and the students also presented national songs.  Special prayers were offered for the progress of the country. 

Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No.2

First year admissions announced in Girls College

District Bahawalpur: Mubashara Salim, principal of Govt. Girls College Ahmedpur Sharqia said that the dates of admissions for first year have been announced.  Last date for submission of forms is 15th August and the merit lists will be displayed on 17th August, 2015. The fees for Pre-Medical is RS.3324/- for Non-Medical Rs.3264/-, for ICS RS.4464/- and for Arts Rs.3215/- and the prospectus could be purchased with RS.100/-

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-08-14 /page-9

Private school violating PEF rules

District Bahawalpur: Iqra Public School, a partner school of PEF is receiving hundreds of thousands of rupees from PEF for the provision of education and facilities to poor children. They are violating rules of PEF and not providing any facilities to the children.  There is no generator and the classrooms are also very small and congested.  The parents have demanded action against the said school.    

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

No compromise on the quality of education

District Rahim Yar Khan: Rana Azhar Khan, while addressing a meeting of the DDEs and DDOs of all the four tehsils of District Rahim Yar Khan said that there will be no compromise on the quality of education.  He said that all the school heads should increase the school enrollment and implement the Education Road Map of the CM. 

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

Islamia University announced B.Com results

District Bahawalpur: Islamia University Bahawalpur has announced B.Com results.  Afzala Khan took first position by securing 1214 marks, Komal Nayab took 2nd position and Farwa Saeed took 3rd position. A total of 1119 students appeared but only 792 students passed the exams.

Complete Story: Daily Express, Rahim Yar Khan. Page No. 3

Teacher bodies demand teachers promotion package

District Rajanpur: Ch. Ilyas Ahmed, District President of Mutihida Mahaz Asatza has said that teachers must be given teacher promotion package that is due for the past 3 years.  He said that the DPC (Departmental Promotion Committee) meeting be called immediately in this regard.   

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-08-14 /page-2  

Daily Ausaf, Multan. Page No. 6


All Parties conference against local influential on capturing school plot

District Dadu: All parties’ conference was held under the leadership of Mr. Darya Khan Laghari where J.U.P Group and other number social people of Bhan city attended it. While addressing the conference, leaders declared that a local influential has grabbed the plot of High School and Degree College with the help of Education department. They demanded the government to take notice.

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School guard continued protest for salary

District Larkana: Mr. Muhammad Rafique Memon is a guard at Saint Josef School Larkana. He said in his press conference that he was offered job in 2012 by MNA Ms Faryal Talpur, but since then no salary has been issued.

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Dow University regularized 2100 contract employees

Karachi: The Vice Chancellor Dow University called for syndicate on Sunday and regularized 2100 contract employees of the university.

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Citizens protested against Sukkur education board employees

District Sukkur: The citizens of Sukkur city protested against Chairman and controller of the education board Sukkur while alleging that they were involved in corruption. It was declared before media that the education board Sukkur took bribes from the students to announce their positions.

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Daily Kawish, Karachi, Page No.2


No school for girls in Kot Ghulam Muhammad

District Mirpurkhas: The Girls School building of village Haji Muhammad Ramzan Kalro was destroyed due to crumbling condition. But a new building was not constructed. So the village girls here are getting educated in a muddy hut of the village and facing shortage of books, furniture and other necessary material. The girls have demanded from the Sindh Government to take notice and construct a new school building.

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Sindh Education ruined due to past wrong policies

Karachi: Secretary Education Mr. Fazal Ul Allah Pechuho has said that the Sindh education was ruined due to wrong policies in the past. He added that 66 thousand teachers have been verified through biometric system and a contract has been signed with Easy paisa to increase the enrolment of girls in the schools.

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Inauguration of Memorial Library

District Shikarpur: The Allah Dino Soomro Memorial Library’s foundation stone was inaugurated by Mr. Socialist leader Mr. Abdul Haq Soomro. The establishment of library in a small village Kalar Kot near Khanpur is like a ray of hope.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2015-08-17/news/page2/1%20(21).htm

Head Master protested against the education department Jacobabad

District Jacobabad: Mr. Abdul Hafiz Jatoi resident of Jacobabad protested against education department of the district on his forcible retirement from the seat. He declared before media that he was forcibly retired on political basis in 1998, but in 2012 he was restored by Law Minister. But since then he was not offered job by the district department. He said that education department is the hub of corruption.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2015-08-17/news/page3/1%20(24).htm

Protest movement against secretary education

The Joint Secretary P.T.Alif Sindh Mr. Shafi Muhammad Sathio has said that Secretary Education Mr. Fazal Ul Allah Pechuho has crossed the boundaries of limit. He suspends regular teachers and calls them Ghost teachers. He added that Mr. Pechuho has grabbed huge amount of funds of World Bank. He said that protest movement has started from Larkana for the removal of secretary education.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2015-08-17/news/page3/1%20(2).htm

Thousands of children education is affected because of flood affected families staying in school buildings

Kotri: Thousands of children have been kept aloof of education due to recent floods in Sindh province in the remote areas. On the other hand flood affected families have been shifted in school buildings which has created hurdle for the students to attend schools properly.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103017667&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20150817

Bijarani dependent on Party decision to handle Education Ministry

Hala/ District Matiyari: Provincial Minister Mr. Hazar Khan Bijarani has said while talking to media that it is up to Party to hand over me Education Ministry. He added that in past, lot of corruption is done in the department. He added that if he holds the ministry his first step would be to finish corruption from the department.

Complete Story: Daily Kawish, Karachi, Page No.1

15 Educational institutes on outstanding position in intermediate results

Karachi: About 15 educational institutes have remained on outstanding level in intermediate examination results. The results of High Secondary School Korangi, Bahria Model College, Lawrance Government Girls College, Pak Grammer Intermediate College and others have been 90 to 100%.

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Shortage of furniture in primary school

District Ghotki: Government Primary School village Taju Ghunio near Ghotki is under acute shortage of basic facilities of furniture. Even the compound wall of the school is damaged. Head Master of the school said that due to shortage of furniture and books in the school, students have to suffer.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130301200&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20150816


Only one teacher for 280 students

District Nawabshah: The residents of village Mud Kondhar near Khan Wahan protested against shortage of teachers in their village middle school. It is declared that only one teacher is teaching more than 280 students, whereas other teachers have disappeared yet getting their salaries.

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Three Schools turned to houses and cattle farms

District Larkana: More than 800 students have been kept deprived of getting primary education at village Umar Bhayo near Gerelo. Three schools of the village have been turned to cattle farms and houses by the influential due to issue of ownership of school plot. The plot owner has declared that schools would remain closed till they get jobs from the government.

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Teachers took away school fans to their homes

District Larkana: The teachers of Government School village Almani near Dokri have taken the school fans to their homes. Students do not have the facility of drinking water and furniture in the school. The villagers protested against this inhumane act of the teachers.

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School roof pieces left many students injured

District Ghotki: Many students got injured because of collapsing roof pieces in the Government Primary School village Jhonga near Pano Akil.

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Village without school facility

District Thurparker: Village Meghi near Chachro does not have a school building. Hundreds of children of the village are deprived of getting primary education due to unavailability of a school. The villagers have demanded for a school building in the village.

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Violence inside Education Department should be rooted out

Karachi: Secretary Education Sindh Mr. Fazal Ul Allah Pechuho has said that violence insidethe Education Department would be finished to improve the standard of education. He added that 60 thousand teachers have been verified through biometric system.

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Students getting education under open sky

District Ghulam Allah: The students of village Molvi Menh Wasayo near Ghulam Allah are getting educated in open air because of non-availability of primary school building in the village. The residents said that the school building was approved 9 years ago, but since then no work had started.

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Movement against closure of schools in Pano Akil

District Ghotki: PPP Cultural Wing has decided to start a movement against closure of schools in the area. They have formed lists of Primary, Secondary and High Schools to verify them and restore them. The lists would be sent to Commissioner Sukkur, Secretary Education and other authorities to take notice.

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Government Girls School closed

District Matiyari: Government Girls School village Ghulam Hyder Joya has been closed by the management by sending teachers away. Hundreds of Girls have been kept aloof of getting primary education.

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Local influential occupied school building; Protest

District Badin: The Government School Village Bhundapur is occupied by the local landlord; he has captured the school furniture. On the illegal act of the influential, villagers protested against him. They declared before media that more than 200 girls have been kept aloof from education due to disturbance of the school building.

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Daily Kawish, Karachi, Page No. 9

PT.Alif protested against flood affected families stay in school

District Dadu: The P.T.Alif members from Dadu district protested against flood affected families who are staying in government school buildings. They said that education is affected because of it. On the other hand flood affected families bring harm to the school furniture. They demanded for restoration of schools on immediate basis.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130300410&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20150814


Negative marks discharged from Sindh University entry test

Jamshoro: The University of Sindh Jamshoro has removed negative marks from its entry test. The admission committee has issued the decision of discharging negative marks from the entry test.           Now candidates have to secure 15% marks from 400 marks to get admission in the University according to new policy. Candidates can fill their test forms online.

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Daily Kawish, Karachi, Page No. 19

Mehran teachers association protested for their demands

District Dadu: Mehran Teachers Association from Dadu protested for their demands which included teaching allowance, conveyance allowance and promotions.

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Primary School without electricity; students in difficulty

District Ghotki: The Government Primary School Arigation Colony is running without electricity. Two students fainted because of the heat.

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Regional Director raided Degree College Gambat

District Khairpur Mirs: Regional Director Sukkur Mr. Hafiz Abdul Bari Indher raided Government Degree College Gambat. He found most teachers absent from the college.

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P.T.Alif starts movement for removal of the Secretary of Education

Larkana: Primary Teachers Association has decided to start a movement against the Secretary of Education Mr. Fazal Ul Allah for his removal.

Complete Story: Daily Kawish, Karachi, Page No. 9

Government Practicing School Khairpur Mirs in crumbling condition

The condition of Government practicing school Khairpur is crumbling. Recently the school guard has gotten injured because of falling roof pieces of the building. The residents have declared that they had informed higher authorities about condition of the school, but no notice was taken.

Complete Story: Daily Kawish, Karachi, Page No. 9

Thieves stole fans and other material from school

District Naushehro Feroz: The unidentified thieves have stolen fans and other material from Government Primary School Village Bazipur near Kandiaro. Police has arrested a man accused of the theft.

Complete Story: Daily Kawish, Karachi, Page No. 5