17th November 2015

National Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Government school furniture plan imperils shisham trees in KPK

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government’s plan to provide rosewood furniture to millions of children in schools may lead to the depletion of immature shisham trees (rosewood), which are already fighting for survival due to an incurable dieback disease in South Asia, warn environmentalists and people associated with the furniture industry.

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Women’s education

CM’s adviser for Sports, Tourism and Culture, Amjad Khan Afridi has said that the network of educational institutions is spreading in every nook and corner of the province. Girls’ schools and colleges are being built in those backward areas where women education was considered totally unacceptable.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Karachi/2015-11-17/page-8/detail-50


Qualified teachers for quality education

KPTA’s chairman, Saleem Javed has said that we will have to esteem the qualified and capable teachers in order to improve the quality of education. Government should expeditiously implement the resolution related to primary teachers.

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Promotion of teachers

In lieu of the KPK government’s up-gradation policy, 95 female teachers of BPS-14 have been promoted to BPS-15. The promotion summary was sent by DEO Ulfat Begum.

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Controller’s post vacant in Technical Education Board

The post of Controller of Examinations has been vacant in Technical Education Board for the last five months. The KPK government has not been able to fill the post. However, four names have been finalized for the post of chairman.

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Youth are an important asset of country, says Sardar Mehtab

Governor KPK, Sardar Mehtab Abbasi attended the 50th Annual Parents Day of Cadet College Kohat as the chief guest. While addressing the audience he said the youth were the most important asset of our country and the brighter future of the coming generations depends on them. We should focus our attention towards their education and grooming.

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Scholar completes Ph.D

Dr Qaiser Khan, who is the Assistant Professor at the University of Malakand, has completed his Ph.D in Linguistics from the National University of Modern Languages (NUML), Islamabad.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-7-351661-Scholar-completes-PhD




Seminar held on road safety at UOP

The prevalence of road accidents was discussed at a one-day seminar on road safety at Sir Sahibzada Abdul Qayyum Hall in University of Peshawar on Monday. While addressing the participants of the seminar, speakers said that millions of people die each year in road accidents while many others are injured, resulting in permanent disabilities.

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Islamia college student talks himself into a win

Islamia College bagged The Great Debate competition organised by Institute of Management Sciences, in collaboration with British High Commission, at its campus on Monday.

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Evacuation of students from hostels is unacceptable

IJT has condemned the harassment and evacuation of students living in hostels of Chaltar. The spokesperson of IJT has said that local police is pressurizing students instead of taking punitive measures against the criminals.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-17-2015/Quetta/page2.asp


Grooming of the youth is important

Former Secretary Education and an intellectual, Muneer Ahmed Badeeni has said that better grooming of the youth is necessary because youth are the most important asset of our country.

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Work to promote progress in education

The leaders of Pashtun Students Federation have said that PSF has played a vital role in ameliorating the educational backwardness in Balochistan.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-17-2015/Quetta/page2.asp




Unemployment of educated youth

Violation of merit has become rampant in AJK. The corruption mafia is afraid of degree holders and well qualified engineers, doctors and other professionals. The educated youth is facing psychological issues because of unemployment.

Complete Story: http://www.khabraingroup.com/Muzafarabad/17-11-2015/p1/taleemyafta%20copy.jpg


Environmental club in Inter Science College and School

An environmental club has been formed in the Inter Science College and School Kalliaal. It is worth mentioning that in the near future there will be a debate competition on environmental issues in the colleges. Prime Minister AJK will be present at the competition.

Complete Story: http://www.khabraingroup.com/Muzafarabad/17-11-2015/p8/story.aspx?param=mir%20go%20copy.jpg


Corporatization of schools

PPP leader Wajid Hussain has said that the AJK government in playing with the future of children. If we fail in their grooming then who would be responsible. Shops are being made in the garb of schools in AJK.

Complete Story: http://www.khabraingroup.com/Muzafarabad/17-11-2015/p8/story.aspx?param=tahelm%20copy.jpg




Watchdog to ask private schools for technical education

The PEIRA, regulator for private education in the capital, has planned to ask local privately-owned schools and colleges to also offer courses to give students technical education besides formal education.

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Hundreds of students take part in MMUN conference

The Millennial Model United Nations MMUN 2015 was held at the Roots Millennium Campus I/9-3 in Islamabad last day, according to a press release issued by the school administration. More than 1,200 students from across Pakistan participated in the mega event. The opening ceremony was presided over by the Spanish ambassador to Islamabad Carlos Morales.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-11-17/page-13/detail-3


Charity starts Pakistan operations

Veteran broadcast journalist Durdana Ansari has extended operations of her charity organisation Pearl Education Foundation from Britain to Pakistan, aiming at helping the marginalised community of the society to weave them into the mainstream.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/992926/charity-starts-pakistan-operations/


Report points out serious weaknesses in economy

A report on ‘the state of the economy’ has pointed out serious weaknesses in the economy of the country in several areas. Regarding education, the report observes that Pakistan has seriously lagged behind internationally in raising the levels of education and literacy for decades. Lack of basic education and skills is a major hurdle in the way of reviving strong growth. 

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Daily wagers hold protest

Disappointed by the apathy of the government, the teaching and non-teaching staff working on daily wages at the federal and model educational institutes on Monday assembled outside National Press Club to register their protest against non-payment of salaries, again.

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(Engineering) technology education: Delay in setting up body taking toll on graduates

The delay in setting up the National Technology Council (NTC), aimed at mainstreaming technology education, is taking a toll on B-tech and other technology graduates.

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Need stressed to bring innovation in traditional teaching style

Speakers at the annual conference of Society of Pakistan English Language Teachers (SPELT) pledged to bring innovations in traditional teaching style and techniques for achieving excellence in English learning. The conference arranged by SPELT held at Fatima Jinnah Women University and was attended by a large number of teachers from various educational institutions.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-11-17/page-13/detail-6


Energy-specific research grants announced

The US-Pakistan Centre’s for Advanced Studies in Energy (USPCAS-E) at the National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), University of Engineering and Technology (UET), and Arizona State University (ASU), funded by the US Agency for International Development (USAID), have recently announced energy-specific research grants through a nationwide call for research proposals.

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New computer lab in QaU

Turkey’s ambassador in Pakistan Sadiq Babar Gurgan inaugurated the new computer lab in QaU. The computer lab has been built with the financial cooperation of Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA).

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‘Uniform Education Movement’ of IJT

Secretary Information of Islami Jamiat e Tulaba Islamabad, Raja Arsalan has said the IJT will launch a ‘uniform education movement’ in all over Pakistan.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-11-17&edition=ISL&id=1991035_22551921


Amateur young photographer wins laurels

Zohaib Tariq, student of HITEC University managed to capture a place by getting into a top fifty of world photography organization competition in which photographer from some 171 countries participated.

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Online tracking system to check degrees status

Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has introduced an online tracking system for facilitation of students to check status of their degrees and certificates. This is the part of the University efforts to expedite the process of issuing provisional certificates and degrees to the students.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=279347


Rs. 100 billion allocated for new schools in under-developed areas

Federal government has allocated Rs. 100 billion for building new schools in backward and far-flung areas of the country, said Prime Minister’s Coordinator on Youth Makhdoom Adeelur Rahman in an interview on Monday.

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Research workshop begins at IIUI

A five-day workshop on ‘research designs’ began at International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI) Faisal Mosque campus on Monday, said a press release. It was organised by Islamic Research Institute (IRI) of the university.

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More investment needed in education, health

To end poverty, we have to invest more in education, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan said on Monday. He was addressing corner meetings in District Mianwali ahead of the local government elections. “We should learn from developed countries, who have invested more in human resources. Prosperity can be achieved by investing in health and education,” he said. 

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PU gets a month to hold senate polls

Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday ordered the Punjab University to hold the election for its Senate within one month. The court was hearing a contempt of court petition filed by Assistant Professor Javed Sami. 

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/992900/directive-pu-gets-a-month-to-hold-senate-polls/


School children treated to quality short films

The 7th Lahore International Children Film Festival (LICFF) kicked off at the Alhmara Arts Council and Cinapax Fortress Square, where short films were screened before various schoolchildren on Monday. As many as 1,800 children visited the opening day of LICEF. Scores of students from various schools participated and saw the films screened before them. 

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-11-17/page-14/detail-5


LUMS dramafest concludes

A huge crowd turned out at the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) on the last day of the three-day theatre festival on Sunday. The day featured seven performances by teams from the Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology (SZABIST), the Aichison College, the Beaconhouse National University (BNU), the Iqra University, the FAST and the LUMS and a special performance by children from the SOS Village.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/992890/lums-dramafest-concludes/


Inter-School and college games end with a bang

Last week a grand event at the level of schools and colleges was the center piece of the sporting activities of Lahore. The Punjab Olympic Association (PbOA) was the host of the 6th inter-school, college games-2015. The competitions were held at different venues but opening and closing ceremonies were held at the Punjab Stadium.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1220226


PU boards approves 25 Ph.D synopsis

The Punjab University Advanced Studies and Research Board has approved 25 Ph.D synopsis.

The research board meeting was held here on Monday with Vice Chancellor Prof Mujahid Kamran in the chair. It also approved 20 evaluation reports, 25 panels of examiners, 12 extension cases and 10 miscellaneous cases.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1220221





Faculty of Education’s Building in BZU Multan

USAID’s mission director John Grook and V.C BZU Multan, Dr. Tahir Ameen laid the foundation stone for Faculty of Education’s building in BZU Multan. USAID will fund the construction of the building.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-11-17/page-8/detail-12


New date for registration of private schools, colleges and academies

Rawalpindi District’s administration has extended the date for registration of private schools, colleges and academies to the 30th  of November.

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Four years BS programmes become controversial

The four years BS programmes of Punjab’s education department have become controversial. The students were assured that they would be given a bachelor’s degree at the end of two years. But the department has declined to issue degrees to eligible students.

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Seminar in UMT

Linguistics Department of UMT conducted a seminar regarding challenges in implementation of Urdu as an official language.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/lahore/2015-11-17/page-17


Private schools Regulatory Ordinance

A new ordinance has been promulgated by the Government of Punjab to regulate private schools. According to the ordinance, registering authorities will be established in Punjab. Each registering authority will cover five districts.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2015-11-17/page-2


Engineering University Chakwal

Chairman HEC, Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed has said that Rs.520 million have been allocated for the construction of Chakwal Campus of UET Taxila. Homework has begun on finding the location for the petroleum faculty.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2015-11-17/page-4


Recommendations for BZU Lahore Campus

HEC has sent four recommendations to Punjab government for the solution BZU Campus issues. The recommendations are: 1) The campus should be closed, 2) The approval of syndicate should be obtained again, 3) Students should be proportionately distributed amongst other universities and 4) The current campus should be handed over to BZU Multan in its present condition.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-11-17&edition=LHR&id=1991834_26143868


Intelligent and capable students are guarantors of Brighter Pakistan

Intelligent and capable students are in fact the real Shaheens of Iqbal. They will ensure the brighter future of Pakistan. These views were expressed by principal of Post-Graduate Medical Institute, Prof. Khalid Mehmood.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/lahore/2015-11-17/page-17



Security threats to school contingents

Intelligence reports have been received that terrorists are planning to target the excursion trip contingents of schools, colleges and universities.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-17-2015/Pindi/pic.asp?picname=47.gif


Medical undergraduates stage protest

The medical undergraduates from China, Russia and other countries have held a protest demonstration in front of University of Health Sciences on Monday against the ‘out of course’ paper taken under the National Examination Board.

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UVAS signs MoU with Turkish University

The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore signed a MoU with Turkish Selcuk University (SU) for the promotion of educational cooperation. The MoU was signed by UVAS Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha and Selcuk University Rector Prof Dr. Hekki Gokbel at a ceremony at UVAS.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=279337




Intelligent students real eagles of Iqbal: Prof Khalid

Intelligent students are surety of a prosperous and developed Pakistan. They are real Eagles of Allama Iqbal, the poet of the East. Such students who have successfully qualified for admission in new session of Ameer Ud Din Medical College should now work hard to develop their reputation as good researchers and capable doctors so as to earn a good name for their institution.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=279336


Teachers up in arms against handing over of Gordan College to Christian Trust

Professors and lecturers are protesting against the Punjab government’s decision to give historic Gordan Post Graduate College, Rawalpindi in the custody of a Christian Trust. The provincial Higher Education Department has started the homework to complete the formalities for the handover.

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Punjab University seminar

Punjab university centre for South Asian studies organized a lecture on “peace building and conflict management measures ”a comparative study” between Pakistan and Sri Lanka in its auditorium.

Complete Story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201511/17/page7.php




Admit cards, schedule of supple exams issued

The Board of Intermediate Education Karachi (BIEK) on Monday issued admit cards and date sheet for the upcoming supplementary examinations.

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Sale of hundreds of books in Karachi Book Festival

According to reliable estimates, books worth millions were sold on the last day of five days long 11th International Karachi Book Festival. Thousands of people rushed towards the book festival on the last day.

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Job fair in Liyari University

A one day ‘job fair’ will be conducted in Marriott Hotel on Tuesday in Benazir Bhutto Liyari University. More than 40 companies will conduct interviews of male and female students.

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Admissions in BS and Master’s programme in FUU

Federal Urdu University has started the admissions in morning and evening BS and Master’s programme. The admission forms will be available from 20th November.

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Practical exams of Matriculation

Practical exams of general and science group of matriculation of the candidates who had failed in 2015, will be conducted from 20thNovember.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-17-2015/karachi/pic.asp?picname=13_02.gif


Appointments in Educational Boards become controversial

The recruitment process for chairmen of Sindh’s various educational boards has become controversial even before the meeting of search committee. Out of 120 shortlisted candidates, 2 have already been given the assurance for appointment in Karachi and Larkana Inter Boards.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2015-11-17/page-2


IVS brings back lost traditions to its students

Trying to bring back the lost traditions of Pakistan, the Indus Valley School (IVS) is introducing its first-year students to the art of pottery, ajrak design, puppetry and truck art.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/992735/ivs-brings-back-lost-traditions-to-its-students/




Students Pioneers of social change by Muhammad Hamid Zaman

Student activism has long been associated with political change. A platform for raising a voice against political injustice is often found on campuses earlier than the rest of society. Military and political dictators routinely crack down on universities as bastions of resistance against their rule.

Complete story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/992638/students-pioneers-of-social-change/


Letters to the Editor


Educating the masses

The announcement that the budget allocation for education will be doubled by 2018 is wonderful news. One of the greatest setbacks to the economy of developing countries is the lack of education amongst citizens. We have never spent more than two percent of our budget on the education sector. Other countries in the South Asian region have prioritized this sector and strengthened their economies. 

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-11-351665-Educating-the-masses


Uniform issue in KP  

The Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) has rejected the proposal of introducing pant-shirt uniform in the government schools of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP). JI provincial chief Mushtaq Ahmed Khan has said that the JI will not allow the violation of tradition of shalwar-kameez uniform in the government schools. This would result in Americanisation of education, says JI.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/letters/17-Nov-2015/uniform-issue-in-kp

Regional Press:

Khyber Pukhtunkhwa


Promotion of 48 principals of different schools to Grade 19

Peshawar: The Provincial Government has ordered the promotion of 48 principals to Grade 19, those who have been appointed in Grade 18. The notification for their promotion will be issued today.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103179953&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20151117


APA Jamrud visits Education Office and Civil Hospital

Jamrud: The Assistant Political Agent of Jamrud Saif-ul-Islam made an unexpected visit to the Education Office and Civil Hospital and stated that he will not tolerate any sort of shortcomings in these two sectors, i.e education and health. He examined all the facilities provided to schools and hospitals. He promised to make develop these sectors further.

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


Blame of political interference against appointment of Chairman of Malakand Education Board

Peshawar: Public sectors of Malakand claim that there is political interference in the appointment of Chairman of Malakand Education Board. They have also sent an application to the Chief Minister’s Secretariat and demanded an action on this matter. They rejected this appointment and said that if the government does not take notice of the situation and the nepotism at play, they will protest. 

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


Construction of Building of Girls College astarzai not completed for last 30 months

Kohat: Building of Girls College Astarzai have not been constructed for the last 30 months which costs Rs. 200,000,000/-. The process has been elongated by the repeated reconstruction of the school. This has wasted the girls’ time and their parents are very worried, demanding the Chief Minister Pervaiz Khattak pay attention on this matter.

Complete Story:  Daily Surkhab, Peshawar Page No. 5


Odigram campus of Swat has been closed

Mingora: At last Odigram campus of Swat has closed. According to sources, due to the earthquake the building of Swat University was damaged, and so it is now closed and the department has been transferred because the previous building was endangering students’ lives.

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


First preference is the resolution of educational issues: Zahid Hussain

Haripur: Mr. Zahid Hussain stated that if leaders focus on solving all educational issues and make it their top most priority there would be no threat to our education system. He said local governments are the best way to monitor authorities down to the lowest tier. He said that through building schools and improvements in schools, the standard of education can be raised but for this to happen, education has to become everyone’s first priority because only those nations sustain development who invest relentlessly in education.

Complete Story:  Daily Khabrain, Peshawar Page No. 2


Cracks in government school building appear after earthquake

Charsada: Cracks in a government school's building appeared after the earthquake last month, the building is now a hazard to students’ lives. Members of Parliament are ignoring this situation. Dr. Samsher, Village Council Biyar Garhi’s Nazim Khalid Khan and Waqas said in a joint statement that the recent earthquake damaged many homes and schools adressing the matter of the damaged school.

Complete Story:  Daily Awam-un-Nas, Peshawar Page No. 3




Boys Primary School of Lajaytook closed for the past 3 years

District Kharan: Mr. Muhammad Yaqoob resident of Lajaytook and position holder in the NTS test asked the C.M Baluchistan, Secretary Education and Chief Justice of Balochistan to look into the Boys’ Primary School of Lajaytook that has been closed since the past 3 years owing to teachers’ absenteeism. 70% of children are deprived of education. He also said it is injustice not to recruit position holders in the NTS recruitment process.

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


The number of ghost teachers in Tehsil Aranji increasing, nepotism still rampant

District Khuzdar: NTS pass candidates of Sub Tehsil Aranji demanded from C.M Baluchistan and High Education Officials those recruitments in sub Tehsil Aranji should be made purely on merit instead of someone’s influence. They said due to inclination of officials towards nepotism, the number of ghost teachers will increase in sub Tehsil Aranji while the government is claiming to recruit meritorious candidates to eradicate absenteeism and ghost teachers.

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


NTS pass candidates in sixes & sevens

District Chaman: NTS pass candidates are worried about their future regarding because of a delayin recruitments. People from other districts have been included in recruitment which is a violation of the rights of the local candidates. They said 6 months have passed and the recruitment process is nowhere near complete. 

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


UNICEF’s provincial team visited Government Primary School village Dawood

District Lasbela: UNICEF provincial team visited Government Primary School village Dawood, inspected the state of children’s education and expressed satisfaction. UNICEF’s Provincial team and NRSP’s delegation was briefed by SMC Chairman Mr. Abdul Sattar Langha about the school’s functioning.  

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


Sherani University should be established: Abdul Rehman Harifaal

District Zoab: Social leader Mr. Abdul Rehman Harifaal appealed to C.M Balochistan and Provincial Minister for Education that the University should be established in the city. The unavailability of one in the city means the youth there has discontinued their education which is a loss to our nation. For them to acquire higher education degrees, universities for both men and women should be established in Zoab and Sherani.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-17-2015/Quetta/page7.asp


Education is the right of every citizen; no compromise will be made on this

District Quetta: Governor Balochistan Mr. Muhammad Khan Achakzai visited the National Defense University and met with officers under training there. He said to raise educational standards in the province every sort of measure will be taken and basic facilities will be provided to all educational institutions. He further added Balochistan is now prospering towards peace and stability.

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




Teachers continue their protests against nonpayment of salaries, candlelight vigil

District Khairpur Mris: Around 314 cadre teachers from Khairpur Mirs continued their protest against stoppage of their salaries before the Press Club while having candles lit in their hands. On the occasion teachers Mr. Shoukat Mangi, Ms. Raheela, Ms. Zoya said Sindh’s education is shadowed by a darkness which is why they have taken candles in their hands to brighten Sindh’s education. They have warned to continue protests till their salaries are released.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130331617&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20151117



The deteriorating state of high school building in Naudero City

District Larkana: The crumbling state of Government High School building village Panjudero near Naudero City has put the lives of around 400 students and their teachers at risk. The dilapidated building of the high school has confined students to their homes. On a surprise visit of the school, Director Education Larkana Ms. Noor Jahan Abbasi showed serious concern at the worsening condition of the school and assured a feasibility report will be extended to the Secretary Education for its reconstruction.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130331595&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20151117



Call for boycott against teachers not teaching children: seminar

District Ghotki: Balak Adbi Forum organized a seminar on the title “Save Education” where a number of people, teachers, educationists and students participated. It was declared in the seminar that when nations focus on their education, they develop themselves; but Sindh’s education sector is on the verge of devastation; teachers who are not educating their students should be boycotted.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130331807&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20151117


No school building; Khanzadi Baloch worried about girls’ education

Karachi: Ms. Khanzadi Baloch strives for girls’ education in her city Gharhi Khero, but she has not been provided a school building. She started the school with her own efforts to teach girls under trees, but she was sent to Darul Aman by a local influential. She has now lobbied Karachi for the facility of a school building in her village so that she may carry over educational activities easily.

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Students compelled to study on bare ground due to insufficient furniture

District Dadu: The students of government primary school Shamsul Uloom Muhalla are compelled to study sitting on the bare ground due to a shortage of furniture in the school; the electricity of school has also been disconnected for months. The students and teachers demanded the missing facilities be provided.

Complete Story: http://www.thekawish.com/beta/epaper-details.php?details=2015/Nov/17-11-2015/Page2/P2-46.jpg




Education Department clerk disappears after extorting Rs.1,200,000/-

District Khanewal: Rana Mohammed Farooq, a clerk at the Education Department Kabeerwala extorted Rs.1,200,000/- from different people promising them he would get their work done and has now disappeared.  A case was registered and raids are being carried out for the arrest of the alleged criminal. 

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-11-17/page-02

Complete Story: Daily AUSAF,RAHIMYAR KHAN, Page No. 8


Class 1 student injured during fight; parents angered for not being informed

District Layyah: Shabir Hussain, resident of Chak No.106/ML told the press that his son is a class 1 student at a private school. He got injured in a scuffle with his peers, his lip injured and four teeth broken. The principal Khalid Mahmud didn't provide any medical aid to the student and didn’t bother informing the child’s parents about the incident. The press tried to contact the principal for a statement but his cell phone remained powered off.    

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-11-17/page-02

Complete Story: Daily AUSAF, RAHIMYAR KHAN, Page No. 11


School children getting sick due to sewerage water

District Rahimyar Khan: The children of Government Girls Elementary School Rajanpur Kalaan are falling sick due to the sewerage water that collects near the school. The students and their parents have demanded the responsible authorities take necessary action.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-11-17/page-02


Quality education in South Punjab with Pakistani & American Universities exchange programme

District Multan: The Vice Chancellor of Zakria University, while addressing the inauguration ceremony of the new building of the Faculty of Education at the Zakria University, Multan said quality education will be promoted in South Punjab through an exchange programme between Pakistani and American Universities.  Dr. John Crock, Director USAID said the USAID has always launched innovative programmes promoting education in Pakistan.

Complete Story: Daily AUSAF,RAHIMYAR KHAN,Page No. 8


Girls college bus service suspended, students facing problems

District Bahawalnagar: The bus service of Government Girls College Haroonabad has been suspended and college girls have to travel in rikshaws and vans. Suspension of the bus service has created enormous problems for the students.   

Complete Story: Daily SANG-E-MEEL,RAHIMYAR KHAN, Page No. 3