19th July 2016


National Press:


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Committee formed to ensure all children go to school


Elders of Kara Khel tribe in Wana have constituted a committee to ensure every child goes to school and provided free tuition and books. The decision was taken during a jirga in Sirkai Kot village on Monday. During the jirga participants decided all those children who had not yet been admitted at schools will be enrolled at education institutes.


Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1144367/jirga-wana-committee-formed-ensure-children-go-school/


Restriction on admission in Girls College Kohat

Girls College Kohat has founded fourteen years ago and now Director FEF and Provincial Director of Higher education restricted the admission in the first year. This sudden closing need investigation said Chairman Ameer Khan Afridi of National Party.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/peshawar/2016-07-19/page-2


Senate body likely to give tough time to former Hazara University VC

The Sub-Committee on Federal Education and Professional Training in the Upper House of the Parliament are likely to give a tough time to the former acting Vice-Chancellor (VC) of Hazara University &  Dr. Sohail Shahzad over financial and administrative embezzlements. The misuse of authority at the aforementioned university was first highlighted by Senator Azam Khan Swati who made allegations that the administration had made beyond the rules appointments and that they were also involved in financial corruption.

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/islamabad/19-Jul-16/senate-body-likely-to-give-tough-time-to-former-hazara-university-vc


Engineering students design Solar-Powered Car

A group of electrical engineering students from CECOS University of Information Technology and Emerging Sciences have designed a solar-powered environmentally-friendly car with a speed of up to 80 kilometers per hour. A recent report from World Health Organization (WHO) ranked Peshawar as the second most air polluted city in the world.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1144345/invention-engineering-students-design-solar-powered-car/




Notice of delay in Scholarship payment

Students of Elementary College Qila Saif Ullah haven’t got their scholarships yet which were approved by the government two years before, notice must be taken on this delay and investigate the reason.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/07-19-2016/Quetta/page2.asp




FBISE SSC-I exams result in today

The Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education will announce the results of the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) Part-I annual examinations, today (Tuesday) at 10 a.m. The examinations were held between March and April this year says a press release. However, the result cards of the institutions will be available at the One Window Cell of FBISE at 1 p.m.

Complete Story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/135884-FBISE-SSC-I-exams-results-today




Need of change in academic syllabus

President Mamnoon Hussain has said that to cope with the developed countries we need to change our traditional thinking. He further said that if there is a need to change in the academic syllabus for the development  purpose we will do it on an emergency basis.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/07-19-2016/Pindi/pic.asp?picname=41.gif




Primary teachers training to start from 21st July

The training of the primary teachers across Punjab would start from 21st July. The training would continue till 28th July. Program Director DSD Saeed Ramzan would train the teachers according to the new teachers guide.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-07-19&edition=LHR&id=2495456_91398188



Board must take the exam in a transparent manner

General President Adeeb Jadwani of All Pakistan Schools Management has said in a press conference that 56% of students fail every year in 9th and 10th annual exams. The reason for this failure is that students do not complete their syllabus on time and improper checking of paper by the board.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-07-19/page-12/detail-4


Enrolment emergency in schools fails

The enrolment emergency in the schools has failed and the parents are hesitant of getting their children enrolled in public schools. Some parents stated that they would get their children enrolled after the summer vacations.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-07-19&edition=LHR&id=2495454_14775144


Matric annual exam result will announce tomorrow

BISE Matric final exam result will announce on 20th July 2016 at 10:10 am in Al-Hamra Hall Lahore. Muhammad Hamza Shahbaz Sharif will be the guest of honour at this ceremony.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-07-19/page-12/detail-9


E-Learning project is being made more efficient

Azad Ali Tabassum, a member of Punjab Assembly has said that Punjab IT board has launched a new project with name Punjab E-Learning in order to improve the quality education. According to this project mathematics and science of 6-10 class syllabus will be digitalized to make more interesting and easy to understand.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-07-19/page-12/detail-15


Expenditure domains of Danish Schools Headmasters limited

The education department (schools) has taken notice of the extravagant spending by the headmasters of the 13 Danish Schools of the Punjab government. The notification has been issued and the headmasters would be able to spend Rs. 25000 funds.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-07-19&edition=LHR&id=2495460_41668426



Despite summer vacations school staff protests on calling

The education department has called the staff and teachers to schools throughout the district Rawalpindi despite the ongoing summer vacations. The staff, therefore, protested against this act. However, the education department has stated that the vacations have been canceled in the wake of the anti-dengue campaign.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-07-19&edition=ISL&id=2494651_50261443


Prize distribution for matric toppers

Board of Intermediate & Secondary Education (BISE), Lahore is organising prize distribution ceremony in honour of the position holder students of Secondary School Certificate (Matriculation) Annual Examination 2016 on Wednesday (tomorrow). The ceremony will be held at Alhamra Hall No. II and MNA Muhammad Hamza Shahbaz Sharif is expected to be the chief guest on the occasion. The names of the position holder students will be announced by BISE Lahore Chairman Dr. Muhammad Nasrullah Virk in a press conference on Tuesday (today).

Complete Story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/135878-Prize-distribution-for-Matric-toppers


There is no sense of taking degree fees along with registration

General President Adeeb Jadwani of All Pakistan Schools Management has said in a press conference that taking of degree fees of 550/- rupees along with registration fees by secondary education board doesn’t make any sense.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103638858&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20160719


Students projects displayed at College of Arts & Design

The projects of the students of the undergraduate program of College of Arts, Design and Management have been put on display at Al-Hamra Arts Council. The display would continue for two days. The concluding ceremony would take place today at 9 a.m.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-07-19&edition=LHR&id=2495449_33961182


NCA faces financial embezzlement, nepotism charges

Pakistan’s prestigious arts and cultural studies’ institution was facing corruption and embezzlement charges, as the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) was probing the allegations of embezzlement in financial affairs and illegal appointments against the National College of Arts (NCA), Daily Times learned on Monday. NAB spokesman Jahanzeb Chattha confirmed that the bureau had received complaints pertaining to financial embezzlements in NCA. He said that NAB has asked the NCA administration for relevant documents so that everything could become crystal clear.

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/punjab/19-Jul-16/nca-faces-financial-embezzlement-nepotism-charges?src=ilaw


Central tower repair at GCU starts after 140 years

The repair work at the central tower of Government College University started after 140 years. The tower is 110 feet tall. Rs. 0.32 million were spent on the construction of the tower in the year 1877.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-07-19&edition=LHR&id=2495462_22266141


University asked to withdraw fee hike

The Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) alumni association has started an online petition asking the university administration to withdraw a 10 percent hike in tuition fees. The petition started by the LUMS students and Alumni Action Committee (LSAAC) demands that the university keeps its tuition fees at the 2015-16 level.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1144509/university-asked-withdraw-fee-hike/


1030 candidates take entry test of UHS

1030 candidates took the entry test for post-graduate programs at University of Health Sciences. The test is compulsory for admission into UHS and affiliated institutions.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-07-19&edition=LHR&id=2495447_54722775



Online system of Higher Education Department Punjab is paralyzed

The online system of Higher Education Department Punjab is stopped working and all the matters regarding transfers, posting and hiring are postponed till unspecified period. According to details, online data of about 700 colleges is lost.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103638847&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20160719




Faulty biometric system

Education and literacy department Sind and Monitoring Cell withheld the salaries of one hundred and seventy-five teaching and non-teaching staff due to inefficient bio-metric attendance system.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/07-19-2016/karachi/pic.asp?picname=13_13.gif 


Government Degree College in worse condition

Government Degree College of Khapro is in worse condition. College was founded in 1992 and till now no repairmen was made to the building. College teachers are taking salary by sitting at home.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2016-07-19/page-2


Results of intermediate final exam will be announced on time

Muhammad Akhtar Ghori, Chairman of Higher Secondary Education Board Karachi has said that according to the decision of steering committee result of Intermediate final examination 2016 will announce on time.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103638150&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20160719


Late date for admission forms at KU extended

The last date for the submission of the admission forms at Karachi University has been extended till 1st August. According to the registrar Professor Dr. Moazzam Ali, the forms for M.Phil, Ph.D., MS and MD 2016 can be submitted till the 1st of August.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-07-19&edition=KCH&id=2493919_77519031


Japanese Language Center to be established at KU

The Counsel General of Japan in Karachi met the Vice Chancellor of Karachi University where it was decided that a center for Japanese language and Culture would be established at Karachi University. Karachi University will establish a Japanese language and cultural institute on its campus while its students and faculty members will visit Japanese universities under a collaborative programme. The KU announced this on Monday following a meeting of Japanese Consul General in Karachi Toshikazu Isomura with Prof Khalid Iraqi, the acting vice chancellor. “Japan and Pakistan have strong friendly relations that can be further strengthened with collaboration in the higher education sector.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-07-19&edition=KCH&id=2493925_50248784





Varsity admin being threatened for canceling fake degree

The administration of Mehran Engineering University Jamshoro has come under threat after canceling the fake degree of an influential student. Three top officers of the university confided to the news that some prominent politicians, including two elected representatives, were allegedly threatening and pressurizing the varsity management, especially the Controller of Examination to authenticate the fake degree of failed student, Aijaz Iqbal Arain.

Complete Story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/135974-Varsity-admin-being-threatened-for-cancelling-fake-degree


Sir Syed Tower to carve new venues of academic progress

The Aligarh Muslim University Old Boys' Association (AMUOBA) organized an 'Eid Milan' party followed by a lavish dinner which was attended by a large number of Algerians, dignitaries, and others. While welcoming the guests, AMUOBA president and Sir Syed University of Engineering & Technology (SSUET) Chancellor Jawaid Anwar said, "Today's Eid Milan gives an opportunity for Aligarians to gather for an exchange of views and get relief from the daily burden of life and work pressures. It is beyond doubts that Aligarians gathering transform the burden of stress into pleasant feelings.”

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/sindh/19-Jul-16/sir-syed-tower-to-carve-new-venues-of-academic-progress


New academic batch of Mehran University will start in November

Mehran University of Engineering and Technology will start their new batch this year in November, which aimed in starting classes to match the world academic calendar so that students will get their degrees on time and avail job opportunities.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103637861&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20160719


Summer holidays ended in Mehran University

Centre of Excellence in arts and sciences, Jamshoro is back in routine after the end of summer vacations. Their educational activities started on the first day after the holidays.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103637870&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20160719


Laptop distributed among students of Liaqat Medical College University

Under the Prime Minister National Program for the provision of Laptop to post graduate, laptops have been distributing among 41 students of Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103637868&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20160719


Letters to the Editor


Punjab promoting education

Education is the basic right of every child and is the key to socio-economic development of a country. Since it is the responsibility of the state to provide equal educational opportunities to its citizens. Therefore, in order to encourage and promote education, the Punjab government has taken a number of revolutionary steps which are unprecedented in the history of the country. The untiring efforts by the government have resulted in a remarkable increase in its allocation for education i.e. Rs313 billion in the recently announced budget.

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/letters/19-Jul-16/punjab-promoting-education

Regional Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Inquiry against Dr. Ihsan is an act against education: Alamzaib

Charsadda: The prominent social activist Mr. Alamzaib has said in his statement that the inquiry against Dr. Ihsan who is the Vice Chancellor Abdul Wali Khan University is an act which is not in favor of education. He strongly condemned it.

Complete Story: http://peshawar.ausaf.pk/?pg=3

Success without purposeful education is a dream in this era

Peshawar: The Education Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mr. Atif Khan said that in this era success is a dream without purposeful and focused education. The provincial government is following the vision of Imran Khan and taking important steps to make government schools similar to private schools and the education standard for everyone would be the same. He was addressing in Swat when he was inaugurating projects of 5 schools under Swiss Agency Development and Cooperation (SDC). He also said that provincial government is doing great work for promoting education which doesn’t need any introduction.

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

Second shift closed in Jamrud Degree College

Khyber Agency: The Second shift has been closed in Jamrud Degree College due to which 200 students are deprived of education. Even there is no facility of drinking clean water in College & the students have to face difficulties.

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

Private educational institutes spoil parents after matric examination

Peshawar: The Private Educational Institutes looting parents after matric examination by providing Provisional Certificates to children’s on 500-100 rupees that are supposed to be issued free from the Board.

Complete Story:  Daily Akhbar-e-Khyber, Peshawar, Page No. 2

Daily Surkhab, Peshawar, Page No.2

Summer Camps for teachers, volunteers, and students

Peshawar:  A Summer Camp was organized by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Abbottabad for teachers, volunteers, and students. The purpose of these summer camps is to increase positive interaction between teachers with students and parents which show positive effects on school’s result. Students and teachers of various government schools interact in these programs.

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


Educational revolution through reforms: Abdul Raheem Ziaratwal

District Ziarat: The Provincial Minister for Education Mr. Abdul Raheem Ziaratwal said that education is the first step for development through which country will surely progress. He said educational reforms are necessary and demand of the time. Educational policies and discipline will have to implement critically for better results and performance. He said the government is playing a role for children admission in schools and saving them from child labor. Teacher role is also important for societal development. Society should support government and teachers for the noble cause of education propagation and brightening future of their children.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103638168&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20160719

Suhbatpur teachers are deprived of salaries

District Suhbatpur: Suhbatpur teachers are deprived of salaries from previous eight months. While the Meritorious students  are neglected and living lives in starvation in their homes. They are being punished for their merit; Government should quickly response to the burning situation.

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

Notice should be taken against absenteeism of teachers in Qilli Mengalabad Boys School: BNP

District Quetta: BNP expressed concerns regarding absenteeism of teachers in Qilli Mengalabad Boys School & demanded to take notice of teacher’s absenteeism. Due to lack of interest teachers are wasting precious time of students. District Education officials are neglecting school deterioration while the government is claiming for an educational emergency in the province. BNP declared guilty to the government for wrong educational policies & educational deterioration in Balochistan. 

Complete Story: Daily Azadi Quetta, Page No. 3

15000 ghost teachers revealed in Balochistan

District Quetta: The Education department Balochistan is unable to verify 15000 ghost teachers during teachers verification campaign by the orders of provincial Government. The verification process started at the end of 2014. 42000 teachers were verified during the campaign among 59000 registered teachers; remaining giant number is of ghost teachers. 900 ghost schools are also identified in Balochistan. District Education officials are warned through notices to complete the verification process as soon as possible while grants for ghost teachers & schools have been stopped by the government till the process ends.

Complete Story: Daily Mashriq Quetta, Page No. 6

Chief Justice should take notice of closure of primary schools of Harnai: PSF

District Quetta: It is stated in PSF provincial statement that Chief Justice should take notice of closure of primary schools & delay in issuance of salaries of teachers. PSF started creating differences/ discriminations on lingual & political basis is widening gaps among the people. PSF demanded from Chief Justice & International NGOs to raise voice and diminish injustice.

Complete Story: Daily Qudrat Quetta, Page No. 8


Action against teachers who shown poor result in metric result

District Rahim Yar Khan:  The High Officials of Provincial Education Department have decided to take strict action against the government school teachers who have shown poor performance less 25% in metric result all over the Punjab. The school education Punjab has asked the education department to submit the list of poor performance school teachers.       

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

Metric result will be announced tomorrow

District Multan: The Punjab Education Board will be announced matric result by tomorrow and positions will be announced today at 6:00 PM. The matric students can get the result through mobile by typing their roll number and send on relevant board code number.

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

Designated quota for special children in private educational institutes

District Bahawalpur: Mr. Malik Iqbal Chanar, the Provincial Minister while addressing in the workshop of B.Ed students that held at Government Elementary School under Allama Iqbal Open University shared that according to the vision of Chief Minister Punjab billion rupees has been sectioned for the promotion of quality education. He also added that private institutions should take responsibility for the rehabilitation of special children and designated the 10% seats for special children to own their institutes.

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

PEEF issued Rs.693 million scholarships for 18000 students: Commissioner

District Bahawalpur: Mr.Saqib Zafar, the Commissioner Bahawalpur Division while addressing a session at Bahawalpur and said that Punjab Education Endowment Fund has sectioned Rs.16 billion for 1,50,000 intelligent and capable students for quality education. He added that 18000 intelligent students of Division Bahawalpur have paid Rs. 693 million Scholarships. Seminars will be held next week for the importance of education in society.        

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

Shah Jamal without Girls/Boys Degree College

District Muzafargrah: Mr. Mehar Ghulam Nabi Shehzad, the Chairman Union Council Shah Jamal, and others local community have told that UC Shah Jamal consisting of 105 Mouza and million population of Shah Jamal without Girls and Boys Degree College. While hundreds of students leave education after completion of matric. They have demanded from the government for setting up a College to save future of a young generation.

Complete Story: Daily Naya Daur, Multan, Page No. 8


Feeder teachers protest for regularization

District Tharparkar: The Feeder Teachers from Mithi protested at Kashmir Chowk against not regularization, demanding from the Government to resolve their issue.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130414686&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20160719

NCHD teachers to protest in Islamabad

District Khairpur Mirs: The teachers of NCHD protested before press club Khairpur demanding for their arrears since 2015 and increasing of salary. They have warned to protest in Islamabad for their legal demands.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130414941&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20160719

Protest rally against closure of educational institutes

District Badin: The members of JSSF organized a protest rally in against closure of educational institutes in Badin, showing their concern to arrange Seminar on Education. On the occasion, President JSSF said that hundreds of schools are dysfunctional in the District whereas most of the institutes are without basic facilities.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2016-07-19/news/page2/1%20(19).htm

Candidates protest for offer orders of Head Masters

District Larkana: The aspirants for the posts of Head Masters protested for the issuance of offer orders, after their appearance in test and Interview. They declared that education authorities are not issuing orders after they have furnished documents before them.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2016-07-19/news/page3/1%20(5).htm

High and Primary school buildings ruined

District Mirpur Khas: The Buildings of Government High and Primary School Shah Waliullah Mirpurkhas are turned into ruins due to the carelessness of Education Department. Even there is a shortage of basic facilities of drinking water, furniture, bathrooms and other facilities.

Complete Story: Daily Ibrat, Page No. 5