18 August 2015

National Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


IED goes off at school in Landikotal

An improvised explosive device (IED) went off at a government high school in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Landikotal area on Sunday. According to eyewitnesses, the explosion took place at the school’s football ground where the opening match of a football tournament was expected to be held. No casualties were reported.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/939625/ied-goes-off-school-landikotal/

Free education for players on cards

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa sports department is working on a plan to provide free education to players across the province to promote sports activities. It is also establishing 47 playgrounds in the province on emergency basis.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=18_08_2015_183_004



109 students have been provided school bags, books and uniforms by the teachers association in Upper Dir

Complete Story:http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201508180511&EN_ID=11201508180167&EMID=11201508180070


Parents of APS attack victims call for judicial probe

Parents of the victims of the terrorist attack on Peshawar`s Army Public School (APS) have urged President Mamnoon Hussain to order a judicial inquiry and grant highest civil awards for the children and teachers who lost their lives in the incident.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=18_08_2015_005_001





Education Emergency ineffective

Education Emergency could not produce any change and development in the education system of Balochistan. Till now almost 34% children of Balochistan are out of schools. 57% out of 8,659,375 students leave schools after primary.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/08-18-2015/quetta/page1.asp



System of Balochistan University declining

Student Action committee said that due to irregularities committed by the administration of Balochistan University, the standard of education is declining at the University. A Member of Assembly should constitute fact finding committee to overcome this situation.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/08-18-2015/quetta/page2.asp


Expelled students should be taken back

Pashtun Student Federation said that Secretary Colleges and Clerk of Girls College Muslim Bagh has expelled nearly 19 female students from the college. The Federation said that this was not fair to them.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/08-18-2015/quetta/page2.asp


Classes could not be start at Medical College

Students of Bolan Medical College said that students have cleared their entry test for Bolan Medical College. Till now after this admission process, new session could not be started. They said to initiate it as soon as possible.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/08-18-2015/quetta/page3.asp


Balochistan University improving

In a meeting of Board of Advanced Studies at Balochistan University, Vice Chancellor Dr Zafar Iqbal said that due to appropriate policies the university is improving its standards. Now the focus is to provide advanced equipment to students for experimentation.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/08-18-2015/quetta/page3.asp




School blown up in Bara

Unidentified persons blew up a government school in Bara on Monday, officials said. They said that miscreants planted explosive material in a school in Waliabad locality of Bar Qambarkhel at mid night. The explosion caused partial damage to the school building, they added.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=18_08_2015_007_005



Back to school: an unpleasant task for kids, parents alike

Whenever children have a summer break from school, it is an uphill task to get them back into the school routine. Their sleep schedule may be off. Their enthusiasm may be low or completely non-existent. They seem quite reluctant to go back to school. And that’s what most parents had to deal with after every summer vacation.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-334877-Back-to-school-an-unpleasant-task-for-kids-parents-alike


NCC established to reform education sector: Ahsan

Federal Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal said the federal government established National Curriculum Council (NCC) to reform education sector and introduce standardised examination system in all over the country in the aftermath of devolving this subject to provinces under 18th constitutional amendment.

Complete Story:http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-334552-NCC-established-to-reform-education-sector-Ahsan


Millenials score over 1,200 straight As

Students of the Roots College International (RCI) Millennium Campus, I-9/3, have secured more than 1200 straight As in Cambridge International Examination (CIE).

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/939900/distinction-millenials-score-over-1200-straight-as/ 


Pakistani student of Pak Turk School got seven A star in Cambridge University.

Armaghan Aslam student of Pak Turk School appeared in O level examination of Cambridge University. He got seven A star in the exam and one A grade. He also got first position in school.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2015-08-18/page-3




Waniya Mansoor, a student of OPF Girls College, F-8/2, obtained 468 marks in the Secondary School Certificate (Part-1) Examination of the Federal Board of Intermediate & Secondary Education, says a press release.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-334891-Distinction


Three Pakistani girls outscore rest of world

Despite being criticised for providing fewer opportunities to the women, Pakistan has come up with a remarkable achievement as three Pakistani female students achieved 1st division in the University of London LLB (Hons) out of the ten total awarded. Pakistan has three first class students this year - all female.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-08-18/page-13/detail-9




Agencies warn of APS-like attack

The intelligence agencies have warned that terrorists might carry out some activity on the lines of Army Public School, Peshawar. A threat alert, a copy of which is available with The Nation, was issued on August 13 by the intelligence agencies with a warning that terrorists might target some schools as they did last year in Peshawar.

Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2015-08-18/page-13/detail-2


Difficulties to get admission in colleges in Islamabad

Students and their parents faced many challenges to get admission in federal colleges of Islamabad. Like every year this year the result of the board is 80%. A number of students could not secure admissions although they got high scores.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2015-08-18/page-3


Libraries keeping alive book reading culture

The National Library and National Book Foundation (NBF) in the federal capital have kept alive the dying culture of book reading as those who cannot buy expensive books, are being facilitated here to spend spare time in healthy activities.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2015-08-18/page-14/detail-6


USAID, HEC training course ends

A two-day training on ‘Effective Financial Aid Offices for USAID -- Merit and Needs Based Scholarship Programme’ organised by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) and USAID concluded here on Monday.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-334885-USAID-HEC-training-course-ends




Scholar completes PhD in Public Health

Dr. Abdul Wali Khan, who is working as assistant executive director at the Federal Government Polyclinic, has completed his PhD in Public Health on HEC scholarship from Medical University of Vienna, Austria, says a press release.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-334886-Scholar-completes-PhD-in-Public-Health




Gender wise survey of kiln workers` kids `almost complete`

With a `negligible` school attendance by children of families worle ing at brick kilns and absence of any data showing an exact number of such children aged up to 14, the Punjab Labour and Human Resource Department is currently conducting a `detailed` survey of gender-wise children with an objective to get them enrolled in schools under Article 25 of the Constitution.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=18_08_2015_176_009


Schools reopen in Punjab

Academic activities have resumed at the public sector schools and colleges of the province following end of annual summer vacation.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-08-18/page-13/detail-5


Girl student escape questions Danish School security

Because of “bad atmosphere” at Danish School of Mud Gaaman, Rahim Yar Khan, a girl student of class six succeeded to escape from the boarding school late Saturday night despite security arrangements.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/national/18-Aug-2015/girl-student-escape-questions-danish-school-security


Ombudsman orders inquiry into college scam

The Punjab Ombudsman has ordered the principal of Government Technology College Dera Ghazi Khan to pay the deficient amount to the complainant instructor, and also ordered an inquiry into the alleged irregularities in the college affairs.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/national/17-Aug-2015/ombudsman-orders-inquiry-into-college-scam


Students, teachers protest merger plan

Scores of students and teachers on Monday protested the proposed merger of two public schools with the Daanish School System.

Complete Story:http://tribune.com.pk/story/939912/education-facilities-students-teachers-protest-merger-plan/


Publishers divided over regulation of study aids

Publishers and booksellers at the city’s biggest market for textbooks are divided on the proposed regulation of the printing of supplementary reading materials for school and college students under a new law passed by the Punjab Assembly.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/939914/business-of-education-publishers-divided-over-regulation-of-study-aids/


KEMU admin asked to take action against YDA members

The graduates and students of King Edward Medical University (KEMU) have alleged that certain elements within Young Doctors Association (YDA) of Mayo Hospital chapter are involved in hooliganism, extortion, financial corruption and violation of merit on the campus.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-334839-KEMU-admin-asked-to-take-action-against-YDA-members



Part time teachers are appointed due to the unavailability of teachers

Summary of part time teachers is approved and part time teachers are appointed for teaching. The school council will take interviews and approve the candidates. In one school two teachers were appointed for  teaching. Five to seven thousand rupees will be given to each teacher.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-08-18&edition=FAB&id=1845536_97575112


Funds allocated for development projects on equitable basis: Mujtaba

Provincial Minister for Excise & Taxation Mujtaba Shuja-ur-Rehman has said that Punjab government has allocated funds for development projects on equitable basis.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=270915



Billions allocated for free education, medicine

The Punjab government has allocated Rs310 billion for education and more than Rs10 billion for free-of-cost medicines in public sector hospitals, Excise & Taxation Minister Mujtaba Shujaur Rehman said.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-08-18/page-14/detail-3


Summary sent to govt for reducing VCs’ tenure

The Punjab Higher Education Department has sent a summery to provincial government for reconsidering the proposal of reducing the tenure of vice chancellors of public sector universities from four to two years, sources revealed.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-08-18/page-13/detail-4



A three-day training workshop “Indigenous On-Campus Training (IOT)” began for the second group of administrative officers in the second phase at University of Veterinary and Animals Sciences (UVAS) on Monday. 

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-334845-Workshop


PU, UVAS pay tribute to Khanzada

Punjab University (PU) Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran presided over a condolence reference to pay tribute to martyred Punjab Minister Col (Retd) Shuja Khanzada at Al Raazi Hall here on Monday.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-334838-PU-UVAS-pay-tribute-to-Khanzada




200 students of DUET out against VC, nepotism

More than 200 students of Dawood University of Engineering and technology (DUET) on Monday protested against their Vice Chancellor and the university.

Complete Story:http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2015-08-18/page-13 http://tribune.com.pk/story/939877/students-protest-takes-an-ugly-turn-as-varsity-refuses-to-budge/




Education back with Khuhro

In less than a month, the provincial cabinet underwent another major reshuffle on Monday night with the education department falling under the command of senior minister Nisar Ahmed Khuhro once again.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-334818-Education-back-with-Khuhro



Urdu University revoked a contract with a security agency

Administration of Federal Urdu University said that, they have cancelled a contract of the security agency serving at the University. The University was paying high dues to them. The University has left all of their security personnel.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/08-18-2015/karachi/pic.asp?picname=13_01.gif


Sindh University Admission Policy 2016

Sindh University has released their new admission policy. Admissions forms will be accepted online. Students have to secure 15% marks in entry test with total of 400 marks.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/08-18-2015/karachi/pic.asp?picname=13_07.gif


Government educational institutions are converting into relief camps

The poor situation of educational institutions is emerging after summer vacations. A number of schools at Kotri are converting into relief camps. In some places schools have been closed even after vacations.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/08-18-2015/karachi/pic.asp?picname=13_08.gif


DUHS regularises 650 contract employees

The Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) on Monday regularised 650 employees who had been working on contract basis at the Dow medical college. The committee issued a notification on Saturday, August 15, for the regularisation of 650 employees at the Dow medical college who had been hired since March 2013 on BPS-1 to BPS-16.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-334830-DUHS-regularises-650-contract-employees


Army warns against setting up university on JPMC land

In a strange development, the Pakistan Army’s Karachi station commander has warned the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre not to use the hospital’s land - 68.23 acres that were donated by the military - for any other purpose than as a part of the medical facility, specifically expressing reservations over the setting up of the Jinnah Sindh Medical University there.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-334815-Army-warns-against-setting-up-university-on-JPMC-land


SALU fails to announce results

Shah Abdul Latif University Khairpur has yet to announce the results of the annual examination of BSc, BA part I and part II and MA English and Economics part I and II even after nine months.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/939894/department-negligence-salu-fails-to-announce-results/


1,690 students fail BSc exams

A total of 1,690 University of Karachi (KU) students failed their BSc Part 1 Annual Examinations last year announced Prof Dr Arshad Azmi, KU controller examinations, on Monday.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/939895/ku-results-1690-students-fail-bsc-exams/



The 3rd national symposium on bio analytical and bioequivalence studies will begin from Aug 18 to 19 at the International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS) Karachi University.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2015-08-18/page-14


Students learn about studying in Malaysia

An international student consultancy firm, North Pole International, organised a two-day education expo called ‘Live and Study in Malaysia’ at the Marriott hotel that started on Sunday. The expo was endorsed by the Malaysian High Commission in Pakistan.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/939890/students-learn-about-studying-in-malaysia/


Murder suspect of Prof Waheed acquitted

The sole suspect in the murder of Karachi University faculty member and journalist, Prof Dr Waheed-ur-Rehman, was acquitted on Monday for want of evidence.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-334814-Murder-suspect-of-Prof-Waheed-acquitted





District universities by M. Khalid Shaikh

The perception amongst college teachers is that there is no need to pursue a higher research degree as promotions are not granted on the basis ofthe degree,buton the basis of seniority. Being the son of an assistant professor who has served in a college for over 25 years and being an assistant professor with over 13 years of university-level teaching experience, I can say on the basis of my personal experience that I was more motivated to pursue a research degree which I did as compared to my father.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=18_08_2015_009_001


Safe space for creativity by Muhammad Hamid Zaman

Nestled in the western part of Cambridge, away from the ever-growing numbers of swarming tourists, on a quiet street is a place that for the last 20-something years has become one of the leading places of inquiry and accomplishments in mathematics and theoretical physics.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/939731/safe-space-for-creativity/


Letters to the Editor


Removal of Principal

The news that an honest Principal of Aitchison College, Lahore, has been removed from service is disastrous for the future of this country.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-08-18/page-7/detail-6

Regional Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Islamia College University announces BS programme

Peshawar: Islamia College University has announced a 4 year BS program for year 2015-2016 and announced the admission schedule in this program. Form submission last date is 24th August. Test of Hafiz-e-Quran is on 25TH August and the merit list will be displayed on 26th August.

Complete Story: http://www.akhbarekhyber.com/index.php?Issue=PEW&page=3&date=2015-08-18


Middle school in a horrible condition

Nowshera: Nowshera Walia Area Government Middle School is found in a horrible condition; teacher and furniture including other facilities in shortage.  Children are getting education in this new era sitting on the floor without any furniture. There is no drinking water facility for the children as this school. There are only two teachers performing their duty out of the eight teachers.

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


Inauguration Ceremony held but Government Degree College Project still pending

Temergaraha:  The leader of the Talash Shamshi Khan Qazi Muhammad Zahir and Hazrat Rasheed said the government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa singing the tune of the Educational Emergency in the Province but on the other hand government closed the door of the education for the children of Talash. The former government inaugurated the project of the Government Degree College but now this project is pending. They said education is the basic right of every child of the state but in our country the government does not give attention to educational institutions as compared to their protocol.

Complete Story:  Daily Khabrain, Peshawar, PageNo.8


Inauguration of a building in University of Swabi was held

Swabi: A new building of the University of Swabi was inaugurated in a ceremony was held in Swabi by the Vice Chancellor of the University Professor Dr. Noor Jahan. In this connection a high level programme was held in the University attended by senior members of the faculty, officer of the department, university staff and elders of the area. 

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



Observation of names for post of Secretary Education including four important posts

Peshawar: Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa observing names for the appointment of the Secretary Education including four other important dignitaries in grade twenty. In the province, the posts of Secretary Education, Secretary Science, Secretary Transport and Chairman Text Book Board are vacant for appointment. According to sources some secretaries are given extra duties for to fulfill the work of the provincial government.

Complete Story:  Daily Mashriq, Peshawar, Page No.1


In Kohat different government educational institutions gave disappointing results

Kohat:In Kohat different government educational institutions have given disappointing results. In Government Secondary School Dhand Saghri only nine students passed the examination out of twenty five students in Intermediate Examination. In Government Degree College Gumbat 59 students participated in the Intermediate examination but only 17 students passed their exam. In the same way Chungi, Usterzai, Shakardara and Saghari area schools also gave poor results which showed the weakness of the teachers and administration of these institutions.

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


Summer Camp held at Government Girls Higher School

Peshawar: A special ceremony held at the Government Girls Higher School in which DEO Samina Ghani was the chief guest and the school’s principal was also there. Students presented skits, took part in English and Urdu speech competition and sang various national songs. At the end, Samina Ghani appreciated student’s performance and advised them to work hard.

Complete Story:  http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103020054&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20150818




Parents to play their role for education

District Nasirabad: DEO said that parents should play their role for the betterment of education and teachers should also fulfill their responsibilities and no excuse will be tolerated.

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


BMC students on protest

District Quetta: Students of BMC went on protest saying that their education session should be started which is still pending and they will not tolerate this injustice.

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




Education department should play a role in the admission campaign

District Lasbela: A social activist Qaisar Ronjho said that 42 thousand students are deprived of education in the district and the education department should help in this regard.

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


From Balochistan to Islamabad

District Lasbela: Federal minister said that students of Balochistan are going to Islamabad for better education.

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


Teachers should play their roles honestly

District Lasbela: DEO said that every official should visit schools to make sure the presence of the teachers in order to improve the situation.

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


The death of merit

District Awaran: BEEF has ignored deserving candidates of the district, leading to the death merit. Students are demanding that the government should take notice in this regard.

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


Nation can progress through education

District Quetta: Director Colleges said that we can only progress through good education and we can do a lot better if the teachers of our society are honest.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/08-18-2015/Quetta/page2.asp


Students’ presence to be made sure

District Quetta: TJC chairman said that 75% of the students should be made sure and those who are not doing so should be dealt with accordingly.

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


Educational reforms in vain

District Quetta: In a survey it was said that many students left schools before their primary education and the standard of education is deteriorating day by day which is very sad.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/08-18-2015/Quetta/page3.asp


Falling standard of education is a conspiracy

District Awaran: BSO said that a conspiracy is going on to ruin education in Balochistan and some miscreants are trying to sabotage the educational process in the province.

Complete Story: http://qudrat.com.pk/ePaper/quetta/2015-08-18/page-3




D.E.O  shifted office without notice for allegedly stealing records

District Bahawalpur: D.E.O allegedly shifted his office from Education Department Bahawalpur to S.D High School for stealing some official records to cover up his corruption. The original Education Department offices have been locked for many days and the employees of the Education Department faced issues.

Complete Story: Daily Naya Daur, Multan. Page No. 03


Formula to be decided for the appointments of Board Chairman, Secretary and Controller Examinations

District Multan: The formula for the appointments of Board Chairmen, Secretaries and Controllers of Examinations at the Education Boards has been decided all over the province.  The team of three officers will be from the school’s side and 5 will be from the college’s sides. 

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


Security arrangements at schools lapsed, security guards removed 

District Multan: Multan has 200 schools without proper boundary wall and none of the police officials has ever paid any inspection visits to schools.  The school managements have removed whatever security arrangements they had, and security guards have been terminated.  Schools are still holding assemblies despite of ban. 

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


Punjab government advises schools to launch Anti-Dengue campaign

District Multan: The Punjab government advises schools to launch Anti-Dengue campaign and for this they have to report a mail as well. The government further advises to open non-salary accounts in banks so they can give an amount of 1700 Rs-per student in the budget.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-08-18/page- 08


Commerce College Karor enable to appoint staff in 20 days

District Layyah: Commerce College Karor enable to fulfill vacant seats of B.com and D.com. Talking to the media students appeal E.D.O and Chief Minister Punjab to fulfill vacant seats on urgent bases otherwise they will lose a year.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-08-18/page-02  


Parliamentarians and EDO fight over teachers’ transfers

District Rajanpur: The DCO Rajanpur issued teachers transfer orders to please the parliamentarians of Muslim League N.  These transfers were made at such a time when the government had banned teacher transfers.  The EDO Rajanpur cancelled around 200 transfer orders and the parliamentarians showed anger over this action. 

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-08-18/page-08   


Students protest over handing of Boys High School to Danish Administration

District Muzaffargarh: The students of Govt. Boys High School No.1, Dera Ghazi Khan held a protest rally in front of the Commissioner Office against the decision of handing over of the said school to the management of the Danish School.  The teachers also boycotted the classes.  The school was set up in 1910 and has around 4000 students.  The students and the teachers demanded the previous status of the school.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-08-18/page- 08   




Teachers stood against T.E.O Kingri

District Khairpur Mirs: Teachers from Khairpur protested against Taluka Education Officer Mr. Ghulam Asghar Shaikh for stopping their salaries. They also alleged that Mr. Shaikh did not attend office for three months and he has held up salaries. They demanded for removal of corrupt T.E.O.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130301934&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20150818


Engineering College employees put demands before the Vice Chancellor

District Larkana: The employees of Quaid E Awam Engineering College Larkana protested for their demands. They gathered on the Airport road and declared before the media that some of their problems were solved through meeting with Vice Chancellor on 11th May 2015, but some are still pending. They demanded for the removal of DDF, issuance of notification of the Motorcycle scheme and house building repairing, announcement of seniority list of employees from grade one to sixteen and others.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130301795&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20150818



Women should be encouraged to take part in Education: Marvi Memon

Sukkur: While addressing the independence programme by Basic Education Community in District Council Hall BISP Chairman Ms. Marvi Memon has said that women should be brought at the forefront in education and government is taking better steps to improve education in Sindh.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130301793&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20150818



NTS Pass teachers protested for salaries

District Nawabshah: The NTS Test Pass Teachers from Sakrand protested for their salaries in Sahafi Chowk. They declared that they were performing their duties regularly, but the salaries have been stopped for the last eight months. They demanded for the immediate release of their salaries.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130302065&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20150818


Students deprived of computer education

District Mirpurkhas: More than eighty two schools of Shadi Pali are lacking standard education; the students are worried about their future. The residents of the city have demanded for latest education of computers for their children.

Complete Story: http://epaper.awamiawaz.com/fullsize/Page-03.jpg


Protest for repairing of school building

District Tando Muhammad Khan: The building of Government Primary School village Ahmed Khan Bagrani near Raju Khanani is in poor condition. The crumbling condition of the school has been dangerous for students’ lives. The villagers protested and demanded for early repairing of the school building so that students could attend school safely.

Complete Story: http://epaper.awamiawaz.com/fullsize/Page-03.jpg


School closure left students deprived of basic education

District Thatta: Government Primary School village Ali Murad Halani near Gaju has been closed for the last seven years. The village children have been kept aloof of basic right of getting primary education. While the teachers are unwilling to attend school and keep getting salaries at their homes.

Complete Story: http://epaper.awamiawaz.com/fullsize/Page-03.jpg


Girls School building could not be constructed

District Tando Allahyar: The building of Government girls school Nasarpur could not be repaired due to carelessness of the education department; whereas the school material including windows, doors and other have been stolen. The citizens have informed higher authorities about condition of the school, but no notice has been taken.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2015-08-18/news/page2/1%20(1).htm


Students getting education without a school building

District Jacobabad: Hundreds of children from village Rozi Shar near Mubarak Pur are getting educated under the open sky due to non-availability of school building.

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Girls and Teachers protested against transfer of Head Mistress

District Dadu: Hundreds of Girls and Teachers from Girls School K.G and High School protested against transfer of their school head Mistress. They declared that Head Mistress Ms. Qamar Ul Nisa Kumbhar was in favor of school and was role model for improvement of education. They demanded for restoration of the same Head Mistress in the school.

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Lecturers demanded for removal of director colleges

District Sukkur: The Lecturers Association Pano Akil protested against director colleges’ Sukkur and demanded for his immediate removal. They declared that the director has suspended 45 lecturers on baseless reasons.

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Girls School in crumbling condition

District Sukkur: The building of Government girls School village Haleji Sharif is in poor condition. The teachers and students are afraid to attend it due to its collapsing condition. They demanded for repairing of the school building.

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Scrutiny team verifies 200 teachers illegally appointed

District Larkana: The Chief Ministers scrutiny inspection team was inspecting the appointments of 552 High School, Junior School and Primary School Teachers. The team has announced the appointments of 200 teachers illegal.

Complete Story: Daily Kawish, Karachi, Page No. 11


“Save Education” Teachers on roads for their demands

District Larkana: Thousands of teachers from Larkana and adjacent areas came on roads against secretary education. The rally was led by President P.T.Alif Mr. Liaquat Dedar, Sikandar Jatoi and Shafi Sathio. On the occasion P.T.ALif members declared that secretary education is enemy of education of Sindh and he does not want to resolve teachers’ issues.

Complete Story: Daily Kawish, Karachi, Page No.3


Most of the schools in Kotri turned to relief camps

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

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Sindh University announces new admission policy

Jamshoro: The University of Sindh Jamshoro has declared a new policy for the year 2016, where students can fill their admission forms online. The University has discharged the policy of negative marks from the entry test by keeping 15% compulsory marks out of 400.

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