20 April 2015

National Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Ghar aya Ustad reaches Swat Valley

The Ghar aya Ustad enrolment and education awareness campaign has reached Swat Valley. Teachers, civil society members and local elders have joined hands with the education department to encourage those who dropped out to come back to school and increase enrolment figures in the valley.

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Residents protest against teachers’ absenteeism

The residents of Chamba Gul village Sunday staged protest against the teachers’ absenteeism and asked the government to take action against them. Led by Hafiz Mir Rehman, the villagers including parents and students took out protest procession and blocked the Hangu-Kohat road for traffic. 

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-7-313704-Briefs


Teachers asked to focus on enrolment

BATTAGRAM: The district administration has ordered the teachers to focus on the ongoing enrollment drive in government schools. Deputy commission Zariful Maani, who is also returning officer for the upcoming local government elections, expressed serious concern over the reports of teachers participation in election campaign and ignoring the enrollment drive.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-7-313563-Teachers-asked-to-focus-on-enrolment


400 schools shut down over FIRs

The Private Education Network (PEN) Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa will shut down all 400 private schools of the district on Saturday (today) over the registration of FIRs against the administrations.

Complete story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/871542/400-schools-shut-down-over-firs/


Targeting 38 thousand children to enroll

In an event at Government Higher Secondary School number 1, Charsadda, MPA and NCHD said that this year’s government is targeting 38 thousand children to enroll at schools of Charsadda.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/peshawar/2015-04-19/page-8


Provincial govt promotes teachers

On the recommendations of the provincial selection board, two officers of the Elementary and Secondary Education department have been promoted.

Complete story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/871581/postings-provincial-govt-promotes-teachers/


Govt to fund GIK institute’s research projects

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has planned to finance research projects of the Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology.

Complete story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1176706/govt-to-fund-gik-institutes-research-projects



From students to doctors

At least 67 students from Khyber Girls Medical College (KGMC) in the provincial capital were awarded their medical degrees on Saturday.

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First MUST convocation on 23rd

AJK state run Mirpur University of Science and Technology will hold its first convocation here on the 23rd.

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Governor for revisiting admission policy of medical colleges

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Mehtab Ahmad Khan has said the policy of admission to medical colleges should be revisited to ensure effective healthcare in the province.

Complete story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1176925/governor-for-revisiting-admission-policy-of-medical-colleges




Examination center visit by SE

Secretary Education visited a number of examination centers at Ziarat District. He found examination staff absent. He suspended the staff it included principal Government Degree College Ziarat. He instructed them to produce report on it to Higher Education Commission.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/04-20-2015/quetta/page2.asp

The educational services by AFAQ’

The senior journalists, Zulfiqar and Raza-u-Rehman, said that the struggles of AFAQ (Association for Academic Quality) for the educational development are appreciable and press club will continue to support these kind of activities.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102800583&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20150419


The success of enrolment drive

The Pashtunkhwa Students Organization played a significant role in eliminating the illiteracy in the province. Bashir Afghan, the Area Secretary, appraised the struggles of this students’ organization while addressing a ceremony.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102803260&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20150420


The scholarship for employees’ children

During a meeting, headed by the president of APCA (Animal Affairs Unit), it was discussed that it has been observed that the children of employees are not getting scholarships.

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The attendance of employees in Education Directorate

The Vice Chairman of Govt. Association Balochistan said that the inadequate steps of bureaucracy in the province resulted in negative impacts rather any betterment. The issue of employees’ high absenteeism is also resulted by this. He demanded to ensure the maximum attendance in Education Directorate.

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The visit of Examination Centers

The special Magistrate Babrik Khan visited the examination centers of Quetta and captured the 60 cell phones from students.

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The inadequate behavior with teachers

The Association for Teachers’ Right aomplaint against the inadequate behavior of DDOs with teachers. They said that teachers have to wait for a long time for their work.

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The failure of claims of educational revolution

Haji Gul Muhammad Khan of Jamiat Ulma-i-Islam said that the slogans of education revolution in the province are fake, there are a lot of corruption cases in this sector.

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Musakhel Education facing poor administrative setup

Educational Institutions facing poor administration at Musakhel. Grade 16th staff is working at place of grade 18th and 19th. Regular absent teachers are receiving their salaries at homes.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/04-20-2015/quetta/page7.asp


BSO fighting for student’s rights

Baloch Student organization said that they are struggling for student’s rights. Their leader at Balochistan University said that in Balochistan University merit system is discouraging. Non-Balochi is being promoting.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/04-19-2015/quetta/page2.asp


Balochistan University under corruption

Different student organizations are protesting against corruption being flourishing at Balochistan University. Associations say that nothing is doing on merit.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/04-19-2015/quetta/page2.asp


Ghost schools and OOSC highest at Toba Achakzai

Afghan Komi Movement said that Toba Achakzai area is most neglected area of Balochistan Regarding education. They said that there are a number of ghost schools and almost 20 thousand OOSC at Toba Achakzai in 21st Century.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/04-19-2015/quetta/page3.asp


Balochistan University Progressing

Vice Chancellor, Balochistan University said that government is supporting the education at Balochistan. He said that in next three years Balochistan University would be included in top three universities.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/04-19-2015/quetta/page16.asp


Monitoring intermediate examination centers

Secretary Education has visited a number of intermediate examination centers. He found negligence by examination staff. He decided to take strict action against them.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/04-18-2015/quetta/page2.asp


Lack of Educational Facilities at Zhob

There is lack of basic educational facilities at Zhob. Islami Jamiat e Tulaba said that schools have no furniture and few teachers. They said that textbooks are are also short to distribute among students.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/04-18-2015/quetta/page5.asp


International Conference on Science and Environment

Higher Education Commission holds a two days international conference at Sardar Bahadur Khan University. In conference the thereof use of biotechnology was highlighted.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/04-18-2015/quetta/page7.asp




Distribution of Laptops and bikes among successful students

Former Prime Minister, Azad Jammu and Kashmir has inaugurated branch of college of Punjab Group of Colleges at Garhi Dupatta, Muzaffarabad. Beside this, laptops and motor cycles also distributed among position holders.

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Syllabi being revised to promote inter-religious harmony: President

President Mamnoon Hussain on Friday said educational curriculum was being reviewed to include the content for promoting inter-faith harmony. The President, in a meeting with the leaders of religious minorities here at the President House, said steps were under consideration to prepare curriculum for madrassahs (religious seminaries) as well.

Complete story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=262248





NBF provides 60,000 textbooks to FDE

About 55 titles of textbooks of class-Prep to class-X with quantity of more than 60,000 have been distributed at nine specified centres of Federal Directorate of Education. These textbooks are being provided to the students under FDE control side by side. NBF has been trying its level best to complete the job of distribution of textbooks within shortest span of time and stipulated period.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-313370-NBF-provides-60000-textbooks-to-FDE


Quality education top priority of Punjab govt

Punjab Minister for Labour and Manpower Raja Ashfaq Sarwar has said that it was first priority provincial government to provide quality education to all without any difference.

Address the oath-taking ceremony of Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Rawalpindi Employees Welfare Association, he said for this purpose Punjab government has allocated Rs42billion and 3,200,000 children coming back to schools.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-313582-Quality-education-top-priority-of-Punjab-govt


TI asks PM to give students tablets instead of laptops

The consultant of Prime Minister’s Inspection Commission and advisor Transparency International (TI) has requested the prime minister to review government’s policy of award of Rs20 billion (Phase-II) PM’s Laptops Scheme and has proposed distribution of up-model tablets instead of laptops among brilliant students.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-313786-TI-asks-PM-to-give-students-tablets-instead-of-laptops


Roadmap for social sciences lauded

The representatives of civil society and academicians have hailed Pakistan’s first ever ‘Roadmap for Strengthening Social Sciences’ recently unveiled by Inter University Consortium for Promotion of Social Sciences Pakistan (IUCPSS), an autonomous alliance of 26 Pakistani universities, says a press release.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-313719-Roadmap-for-social-sciences-lauded


The expansion of WASEELA TALEEM Programme

The instructions to the relevant departments has been issued under Bainazeer Income Support Programme to achieve the MDG targets. The registration for the WASEELA TALEEM Programme will be completed by June.

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SZIA unites world cultures at International Day event

A cosmopolitan crowd from 19 countries of the world gathered at the Sheikh Zayed International Academy (SZIA) here on Saturday to PAYtribute to globalisation in an institution which best reflects the spirit of internationalism.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-313720-SZIA-unites-world-cultures-at-International-Day-event


BEC wins Math Mania Contest

The Beaconhouse Educational Complex (BEC) has won the Annual Math Mania Contest 2015, says a press release. Haider Naqvi and Raja Hamza Muazzam of BEC clinched first position among six participating teams from secondary level branches of the Beaconhouse School System.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-313714-BEC-wins-Math-Mania-Contest


Hiring on 30,000 teaching posts hangs in the balance

Hiring on 30,000 vacant positions of teachers/educators could not be made across the Punjab province despite the fact that several candidates have cleared the test, raising a serious question on the education emergency initiative taken by the chief minister.

Complete story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/islamabad/19-Apr-2015/hiring-on-30-000-teaching-posts-hangs-in-the-balance


FPSC revises scheme, syllabi of CSS examination

The Federal Public Service Commission has revised the scheme and syllabi of forthcoming CSS Competitive Examination 2016 and onwards.

Complete story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2015/04/18/national/fpsc-revises-scheme-syllabi-of-css-examination/



Education Board announces 9th class registration schedule

Rawalpindi Education Board has issued new registration policy and schedule in respect of 9th class students for new academic session 2015-17. As per schedule May 20 has been set last date for the registration of students.

Complete story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/islamabad/19-Apr-2015/education-board-announces-9th-class-registration-schedule


Career counselling; questions and answers

Engineering degrees are not available online and I will not recommend you to look at a degree in science and technology that is through distance learning. I strongly feel that such degrees should not be completed without lab and practical work.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-313586-Career-counselling;-questions-and-answers


Assistant professors for federal educational institutions

Federal Public Service Commission has announced 11 posts of Grade 18th, Assistant professors at Federal Education Institutions. FPSC set criteria, which is eligible also for candidates from Gilgit-Baltistan.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2015-04-18/page-3


Dengue prevention: Pindi schools stick to tried and tested measures

Despite struggling to check the spread of the dengue virus last year, the Rawalpindi administration has not set aside any special funds for prevention of the disease in local schools, putting students at unnecessary risk. In most cases, schools have to take their own dengue prevention measures.

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Democracy, edu to help overcome challenges: Qadir

Minister for States and Frontier Regions (SAFRON) Abdul Qadir Baloch on Sunday said that Muslim World could address its challenges through vibrant democracy, education, technology and unity in their ranks.

Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/islamabad/20-Apr-2015/democracy-edu-to-help-overcome-challenges-qadir


Only 8% youth have access to higher education

The Senate was informed Friday that only eight per cent of the people between the age of 17 and 23 years have access to higher education compared to 26 per cent in South Asia and 43 per cent in Germany.

Complete story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2015/04/18/city/islamabad/only-8-youth-have-access-to-higher-education/


24th Faculty Development Programme concludes at HEC

The 24th Master Trainers-Faculty Development Programme, organized by Higher Education Commission’s Learning Innovation Division, concluded at HEC Secretariat on Friday.

Complete story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/islamabad/18-Apr-2015/24th-faculty-development-programme-concludes-at-hec




Educated youths to get training

The federal government will soon launch a one-year training programme for educated youths in the country, Maryam Nawaz, former chairperson of Prime Minister’s Youth Development Programme (YDP), announced on Friday.

Complete story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1176718/educated-youths-to-get-training-says-maryam



Social sciences faculty’s capacity to be enhanced

Inter-University Consortium for Promotion of Social Sciences Pakistan (IUCPSS) will train social sciences faculties of universities in research methodology and writing, said a press release.

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RMS celebrates global recognition of its Millennials

Roots Millennium Schools celebrated the extra-ordinary achievements and success of its studentsfrom Islamabad and nationwide campuses through a Student Recognition Ceremony held at PNCA, Islamabad last day.

Complete story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=262333



Italy helps BSML shine brighter

Ambassador HE Adriano Chiodi Cianfarani, the Ambassador of Italy, hosted a musical evening, Che La Luna, to raise funds for the Bright Star Mobile Library (BSML). Bright Star Mobile Library is an initiative that delivers library services to nearly 6,000 young students, from Prep to fifth grade, in 20 schools in rural areas of Islamabad.

Complete story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-04-18/page-3/detail-4


Ahsan assures of funds for QAU needs

Federal Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal has vowed to provide resources for infrastructure development at Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU).

Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/islamabad/18-Apr-2015/ahsan-assures-of-funds-for-qau-needs



Two institutes to document Pindi’s heritage

With federal and the provincial authorities neglecting Rawalpindi’s heritage sites, two educational institutes have teamed up to document and preserve the old city buildings. National College of Arts (NCA) and Fatima Jinnah Women University (FJWU) have announced to set up a Heritage Protection Society to protect historic buildings and promote tourism in the city.

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87 FAST position holders awarded

The prize distribution ceremony for Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 of National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences (FAST-NU) was held at the campus here on Saturday.

Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/islamabad/19-Apr-2015/87-fast-position-holders-awarded




Boy, school guard injured by robbers

Three gunmen shot at and injured a teenaged boy and a security guard on Friday near a missionary school in Behar Colony, police said.

Complete story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1176685/boy-school-guard-injured-by-robbers



Teachers play vital role in development of country: Mashood

Provincial Minister for Education Rana Mashood Ahmad Khan has said that the role of teachers for development and betterment of any country is of great importance because they play a vital role to educate the young generation which is responsible to build society in constructive manner.

Complete story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=262278



PEF admission policy to ensure transparency

The Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) has termed a statement of some elements which published in a section of the vernacular press with regard to FAS partner schools admission policy as beyond facts and malicious.

Complete story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=262345


PEF books distribution drive

The Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) has successfully distributed as much as five lakh and 80 thousand textbooks to 395 school partners in the districts of Multan and Khanewal. These books are provided free of cost to them.

Complete story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=262279


Reserving increasing budget for education

Presidents of International Commission for human rights said that education is an important component of development. He said that private institutions are complicating their processes day by day. He said that they trying to increase budget allocation for education.

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Better facilities for kids stressed

It is our responsibility to provide children with favourable atmosphere and better facilities, said Punjab Education Minister Rana Mashhood. The minister expressed these views while he was addressing a ceremony titled ‘Share Toy Share Joy’ organised by a foundation to distribute toys, cash prizes and gift hampers among children.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-313688-Better-facilities-for-kids-stressed


The lack of provision free text books

The Punjab Govt. ordered to report the reason behind lack of free books provision in government schools of Punjab. Punjab Text books Board had to provide free books in more than 52 thousand schools of Punjab but PTB failed to deliver the free books in any of these schools.

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PGMI convocation today

The annual convocation of Post Graduate Medical Institute (PGMI) will be held on Monday (today) wherein acting Punjab Governor Rana Muhammad Iqbal would be the chief guest.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-313686-PGMI-convocation-today


Headmistress dismissed

DCO Pakpattan dismissed a headmistress and guard because he allowed to use the school as a marriage hall.

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Legislation on private institutions condemned and rejected

All Pakistan Private Schools Management Association said the recently legislative commission has recently presented new law for private education institutions. They said in presence of law made in 1984 this new legislation is not acceptable.

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Private schools rejected two vacant days per week

Government of Punjab and Education Department exempted Educational Institutions from Electric Load Shedding. Generally, institutions work 146 days per year out of 365 days. Incomplete coverage of course imposes negative effects on student’s learning. Private institutions rejected the proposal of having two vacant days in a week.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-04-18/page-9/detail-0


Government providing better educational Facilitates

In an Event of “public private Partnerships and Opportunities” Chairman Punjab Education Foundation said that government spending a lot on education. This investment will bring good effect in future through “Parho Punjab and Barho Punjab”.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-04-18/page-12/detail-0


Course exemptions for BS accounting by ICAP

An MOU signed between ICAP and University of Management. According to MOU, students of BS accounting will get exemption on eight courses, which they achieved, through ICAP.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-04-18/page-12/detail-3


The fallacy of health and sanitation facilities in government schools of Punjab

It can easily be argued that good health is a crucial factor in learning. A healthy body and mind facilitates the ability to engage with intellectual ideas and allows young students to remember lessons. However, many government run schools in Pakistan have dubious standards of health and sanitation and leave a lot to be desired.

Complete story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-04-19/page-2/detail-2


Posting of senior teachers, principals stopped

The Education Department has imposed a ban on transfer of senior teachers and school heads in Faisalabad till the provincial government announces a rationalisation policy.

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PEF launches SIP

Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) has decided launching Schools Improvement Programme (SIP) to academically strengthen the low-performing schools through different interventions.

Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/lahore/20-Apr-2015/pef-launches-sip




Govt striving for professional education to children: minister

Punjab Minister for Finance, Law and Excise & Taxation, Mujtaba Shujaur Rehman has said that the government is making all-out efforts to provide purposeful and professional modern education to the children to make them useful citizens.

Complete story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-04-18/page-13/detail-6


School receives fake call of terrorist attack

An environment of fear emerged in the area as a private school in Lahore received a fake call of terrorist attack on Saturday. After getting the threat, parents reached the school to take their children to safety creating panic among them.

Complete story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=262347


Teacher tortures 9-year-old student

A nine-year-old student was reportedly tortured by her teacher in a public school of Thokar Niaz Baig area on Friday.

Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/lahore/18-Apr-2015/teacher-tortures-9-year-old-student


Children get gift hampers

Punjab Education Minister Rana Mashhood Ahmad Khan distributed toys, cash prizes and gift hampers among children at a ceremony titled 'Share Toys, Share Joys' organised by Zoha Foundation on Sunday.

Complete story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/punjab/20-Apr-2015/children-get-gift-hampers





College upgraded

On the instructions of Chief Minister, Punjab, Government Degree College Chakwal is upgraded to Government Post Graduate College. Citizens are thankful to government for it.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2015-04-20/page-4


PU focusing on Balochi Students

Vice Chancellor, Punjab University said that it is best university of Pakistan. He said that Punjab university give due importance to Students from Balochistan. He said that university granting three thousand stipends to students of Balochistan.

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Takhti and Slate is compulsory

Education Department Lahore declared that use of Takhti and Slate is compulsory at low kevel classes. It will improve the handwritings of the students from the beginning.

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Schools for the children of police employees

Initially the construction of two schools for the children of police employees has been started with the fund of Police Welfare Fund. The second will be built in Qila Gujar Singh.

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Filling vacant posts of Grade 17-20th by Education Department

Education Department Rawalpindi written to Deputy District Education Officers to compile the list of candidates for posts of 17th to 20th posts. Education department given this task to DDEOs.

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400 UVAS students get laptops

About 400 students of University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) were given laptops under the Prime Minister’s National Youth Laptop Scheme on Friday.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-313357-400-UVAS-students-get-laptops



UMT, ICAP sign MoU

University of Management and Technology (UMT) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) on Friday signed an MoU under which graduates of BS Accounting from UMT will have an opportunity to pursue highly-recognised chartered accountancy qualification.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-313344-UMT-ICAP-sign-MoU


BCom exams

Punjab University’s B.Com Part-I & II Annual Examination 2015 will commence from June 9 and June 10, 2015 respectively. Meanwhile, PU Examinations Department has issued the written date sheets of BS (Four-year programme) 1st Semester Examination 2015, BS (Four- year programme) 8th Semester Examination 2014, and Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D) (Third and final) Professional 2nd Annual Examination 2014.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-313536-BCom-exams


PU workshop

Punjab University (PU) Institute of Agricultural Sciences organised a workshop on “Next Generation Gene Sequencing (NGS) and its Applications”. PU Dean Faculty of Life Sciences Dr Muhammad Naeem Khan, Director IAGS Prof Dr Muhammad Saleem Haider, Dr Muhammad Saqib from Plant Biotechnology Research Group VLS, Murdoch University, Australia, faculty members, and a large number of young researchers were also present.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-313544-PU-workshop


Convocation: Girl students doing great

Education Minister Mashhood Ahmed Khan said on Thursday Pakistani students, particularly girls, were excelling in all fields and were proving their mettle. He was addressing the 78th convocation of the Kinnaird College for Women.

Complete story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/871232/convocation-girl-students-doing-great-minister/


Case against BZU professor for attacking journalist

Police registered a case on Saturday against a professor of Bahauddin Zakariya University and his six unidentified accomplices for his alleged involvement in an attack on a journalist.

Complete story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1176894/case-against-bzu-professor-for-attacking-journalist


AJK PM announces Rs 2m grant for PU Kashmir Cell

Azad Jammu and Kashmir Prime Minister Chaudhry Abdul Majid on Friday said that the solution of Kashmir dispute is connected with the integrity of Pakistan. He said that the newly set up Kashmir Cell at Punjab University will bring Indian brutalities in Held Kashmir to the world and announced Rs 2 million grant for the cell to organise conferences.

Complete story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-04-18/page-13/detail-2



PGMI’s annual convocation today

The annual Convocation of Post Graduate Medical Institute will be held Sunday wherein Acting Governor Punjab Rana Muhammad Iqbal would be the chief guest.

Complete story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=262433




Free education for children of slain cops

Ten children of Sukkur’s slain policemen will receive free education up to Matriculation level from two private schools in the city

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Chairman Education Board Mirpur Khas not appointed

After ten months, Chief Minister Sindh has approved Dr. Muhammad Memon at Chairman Education Board of Hyderabad. However, Chairperson for Mirpur Khas Education Board is not appointed.



Increasing PhD professors allowances

Pakistan Research Scholars Association (PARSA) holds a special lecture at Sir Syed Girls College, Karachi. Provincial Education Minister attended the lecture. He said that PARSA is a good initiative toward development. He said that government is planning to increase allowance of PhD teachers.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/04-18-2015/karachi/pic.asp?picname=08_02.gif


Promotion lists of academic and nonacademic staff

Government Schools Teacher Association said Director Karachi has released promotion list of all cadres including academic and non-acdedemic staff. They appreciated this act.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2015-04-18/page-3


High prices of textbooks

Textbooks being selling at high prices in Markets of Kotri. Poor parents are worried about it. Some parents are purchasing the textbooks in high price.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/04-20-2015/karachi/pic.asp?picname=04_20.gif


114 years old schools lacking basic educational facilities

114 years old, Sindhi Primary Schools, Khapro, is lacking basic educational facilities. Education departments are neglecting it. Schools in their poorest condition.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/04-20-2015/karachi/pic.asp?picname=04_15.gif


Landlord razes girls’ school for refusing job to his favourite

An influential landlord bulldozed a girls’ primary school here on Saturday.Landlord Abdul Waheed Pahoor razed the Jhougal Girls’ Primary School in village Aribabad of Thul town of Jacobabad. 

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University in Every District

Chairman HEC said that they have nominated seven universities as Smart universities. He said that Sub campuses of these universities would be established in other districts of the country. He said this in an Event of “Higher Education in Pakistan” at Sindh Madrassah tul Islam University.

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Rangers intervene to defuse Urdu university crisis

The administrative crisis plaguing the Federal Urdu University for Arts, Science and Technology for the past two years worsened on Friday as the Rangers had to intervene to defuse the tension between the university administration and a group of teachers, sources told Dawn.

Complete story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1176567/rangers-intervene-to-defuse-urdu-university-crisis


Role of private sector in socio-economic development of Pakistan

Management Science Department of Bahria University Karachi Campus hosted a two days National Conference on “Role of Private Sector in the Socio-Economic Development of Pakistan” from 16 to 17 April 2015 at its Karachi Campus.

Complete story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=262404


Urdu varsity’s registrar, treasurer sacked

Crisis at Federal Urdu University of Arts and Sciences (FUUAS) deepened on Friday after Dr Salman D. Mohammad, who had been temporarily looking after the varsity’s affairs, sacked the registrar and treasurer.

Complete story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1176692/urdu-varsitys-registrar-treasurer-sacked


VC FUUAST will announce on 21st April 2015

Sindh High Court declared that Vice Chancellor of Federal Urdu university of Arts Science and technology would announce on 21st April. This matter becomes very controversial, as there are two candidates for the said post.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2015-04-19/page-3


Lobo’s contribution to medical college huge’

An American academic recovering in a private hospital after being shot by suspected militants made an “immeasurable” contribution to the medical college where she worked, her colleague said on Friday.

Complete story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1176589/lobos-contribution-to-medical-college-huge


868 get degrees, certificates at Hamdard University convocation

Around 556 from Hamdard University and 312 from Usman Institute of Technology adding to a total of 868 candidates were awarded degrees, certificates and decorated with gold medals at the 19th convocation of Hamdard University on Saturday.

Complete story: www.dawn.com/news/1176763/868-get-degrees-certificates-at-hamdard-university-convocation



Tired of studying colonial journalism, KU student launches own newspaper

University of Karachi (KU) student Ali Raza once asked his teacher during his third year of Bachelor’s in journalism why we still study colonial journalism, its history and future. “Why can’t we learn about how journalism has evolved in Pakistan and where it is going today?”His teacher told him to go make his own newspaper and that is exactly what Raza did.

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Global EFA Report 2015 by Inayatullah

Last year, the EFA Global Monitoring Report in this part of the world, was launched in Islamabad. On that occasion, questions were raised from the floor about Pakistan’s poor performance. In response, Mr. Baligh-ur-Rehman, State Minister for Education, had stated that government would declare an education emergency. This, as usual, proved to be a hollow assurance.

Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/columns/18-Apr-2015/global-efa-report-2015


In search of a vice-chancellor

The Punjab government recently advertised for the position of vice chancellor for 10 public universities. With 95 public universities in Pakistan (plus 72 in the private sector) and a VC tenure being four years, the government on average needs to appoint 24 VCs every year. 

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-9-313436-In-search-of-a-vice-chancellor


Inequitable dealings

The Directorate General for Special Education must be investigated and certain practices scrutinised. And rather than establishing new institutions, current schools could include resource rooms for children with special needs.

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Letters to the editor


Reforming education

Keeping in line with the Higher Education Commission, which replaced the University Grants Commission and turned the table in higher education in the country, we should reform secondary and higher secondary education.

Complete story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1176615/reforming-education


Education boards

Cheating in the on-going secondary board examinations is being exercised freely in Sindh. All the secondary education boards in Sindh have miserably failed to repress the trend of cheating in the board examinations.

Complete story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1176981/education-boards


Education crisis

All political parties in Pakistan agree in principle that education is a basic human right of every child. In their election manifestoes, they place education on their priority lists. However, the ground situation has always been pathetic. According to a research report by the Status of Right to Education in Pakistan, more than 22 per cent children aged five to 16 years are still out of school in Pakistan.

Complete story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/872587/education-crisis-3/


Syllabus change for the CSS exam

The news of changes in the Central Superior Services (CSS) syllabus has been a general topic of discussion since last year. The authorities should realise the seriousness and sensitivity of this matter and should clearly confirm or deny the news of changes in the syllabus.

Complete story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/871568/syllabus-change-for-the-css-exam/


Teaching without PhDs

THE number of MPhils and PhDs has increased manifold in the last five years. The qualification required for getting a job in a university has also been upgraded from being a master’s degree-holder to MPhil/MS and PhD. There is no harm in upgrading the criteria. The question is: whether a fresh MPhil, MS and PhD degree holder can effectively transfer knowledge as compared to an experienced teacher having a master’s degree.

Complete story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1176984/teaching-without-phds


KU: civic sense

Three years ago a clean sweep campaign was conducted by a group of students from the University of Karachi. Many students took active parts in donating the money and made arrangements for buying and placing 25 dustbins costing about Rs4,000 each.Extending over hundreds of acres and catering to thousands of students, ironically only a few dustbins could be spotted, and garbage could be witnessed piling up on sidewalks and on university roads.

Complete story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1176617/ku-civic-sense


Engineering research

All scholars undergoing MS programmes in different disciplines must approach university rectors, who can have memorandums of understanding with relevant industries for the betterment of scholars, as well as of industries.

Complete story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1176814/engineering-research


More medical schools

Students nowadays are passionate about their career. They are told to do as much as they can to uplift the country how can they help when there are not enough educational institutions for them?

Complete story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2015/04/18/comment/more-medical-schools/


Books on wheels

The habit of book reading is on the decline after the invention of laptop computers and smart phones. Students now can access their requisite information via internet anytime but the luxury of laptop, smart phones or ipads are not available to majority of the students especially to the students of remote and tribal areas.

Complete story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=262363

Qualified teachers

The Punjab government’s decision to provide standard and advanced education in government schools is laudable. Those parents who cannot afford private schools can rest happy with this step.
Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-11-313592-Qualified-teachers


Graduate extortion

The unemployment issue in Pakistan has reached such levels of depravity that highly educated graduates are resorting to unacceptable acts like extortion and blackmail to stay afloat. Undertaking such deeds is not necessarily a consequence of frustrated endeavours to find work but the utter and hopeless situation of law in the country.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-11-313423-Graduate-extortion


Academic freedom

It is a positive development that the Senate has expressed concern over the bad law and order situation in Balochistan. In a country awash with endless problems, it is preposterous that our possible participation in the Yemen conflict continues to make headlines. This is indicative of our misplaced priorities and focus. Instead of Yemen, the situation in Balochistan should be talked about.

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Development without education

The main reason behind the low development and terrorism in our country is the lack of proper education. We can’t imagine development without education. Education is the main source to provide empowerment to the poor segment of the country.

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Regional Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Head Master High School Mian Banda Temer Garaha taken the charge

Temergarha: Head Master Gul Rehman took the charge of Government High School Mian Banda Temer Garaha as Head Master.  He was transferred from Government High School Adam Dheri by the order of the government.

Complete story:  http://dailyaaj.com.pk/epaper/epaper-detail.php?image=MTA5NDA1

Girls Primary School Shamozai facing problems

Katlang:  The Government Girls Primary School Shamozai No.1, there is only two teachers for the 250 students. There is no office and nor the furniture available, staff shortage is the question mark on the future of the girls.

Complete story:  http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102803313&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20150420


Razarr: 50 thousand population do not have primary school in the area

Charsadda: The area Razarr in Charsadda having the population of fifty thousand but there is no primary school for girls in UC Yar Hussain Sharqi (Swabi) in the era of the 21stcentury and age of the Computerized. The poor parents children girls are going to get education fifty kilo meter far away area. 

Complete story:  http://www.akhbarekhyber.com/index.php?Issue=PEW&page=4&date=2015-04-20


Ogi, Mosque schools closure, hundreds of the children future might be on risk

Ogi:  On the order of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government the UC Karorri, Ogi different mosque schools closed which affect the future & education of the thousands of the students.

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


Government given special attention to the education sector, Imtiaz Shahid Qureshi

Kohatr: The Provincial Minister for Law, Human Rights and Parliamentary Affairs Imtiaz Shahid Qureshi said PTI government given special attention to the education according to the vision of the Party Chairman Imran Khan that education for all and same policy. We tried the spread educational institutions net in all over the province. He expressed these views on the inauguration ceremony of the 27 million expenses new building of the Government High School Char in Kohat.

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

Daily Awam-un-nas, Peshawar, Page No.3


Chakdara, school teacher was beaten the youngest student unconscious

Chakdara: “Don’t beat but love” slogan totally forgotten these views shared by the Muhammad Haleem with his son Muhmmad Wisal student of the Government Middle School Warsak in class 6th. He informed the media that school class teacher Habib Raheem beaten his son very violent way due to which his son taken serious condition. He demanded from the government & education department to take serious action against the said teacher otherwise he approached the judiciary.

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


Wahdat teachers Bannu have reservation on the performance of the Secrecy Officer

Bannu:  The Wahdat Teachers Bannu has the reservation on the performance of the Secrecy Officer. They said the concerned official sitting on this seat on political grounds no on the ground of the commission.  They said during the examination he checked the papers through his favorable teachers.

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


The FATA colleges’ teachers’ problems will be solved definitely

Peshawar: On assurance of the Minister for the Information Mustaq Ghani the FATA college’s teachers finished their protest. Mushtaq Ghani said the problems of the Fata Colleges teachers will be solved definitely.

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


In Tank private schools destroyed the education standard.

Peshawar: Provincial government KP call the committee organizes to give time scale to the KP teachers as Baluchistan & Sindh teachers given scale on 21st April at 11 a.m.

Complete story:  http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102801279&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20150419


Demanded Disciplinary action against the Controller Examination Hazar University

Battagraam: Controller Examination Hazar University issued M.A. Islamiyat student issued the MSC DMC. This is the absolutely joke with examination section.  The action against the Officials of the University demanded.

Complete story:  http://www.akhbarekhyber.com/index.php?Issue=PEW&page=6&date=2015-04-19


In Charsadda the target of admission of the students fix 38 thousands.

Charsadda: The Education department fix the targets for the enrollment of the students in the schools is 38 thousands children. The department arranges the program for the awareness of the general masses of the Charsadda and achieved their goal.

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


Lodged FIR against the three more educational Heads. 

FATA: Bajawar Agency Government Primary School may be designated Middle level. There is no middle school in area hundreds of students leave the education after the primary education.  The resident of the area & Malak Sher Afzal Khan demanded from the Political Agent Bajawar Agency, Education Department higher Officials that government primary school surlarrah immediately given middle level grade.

Complete story:  Daily Surkhab, Peshawar, Page No.4


Swat, Shagai Government Girls High School without the science teachers from the one year

Swat:  Government Girls High School Shagai without the science teachers from the one year. The administration of the school forced to the students to take admission in Arts subject.

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


Darkness under the candal: Hangu government school deprived from the teachers

Hangu: Government Primary School Chaba Gul deprived from the teachers from the several month. The two teachers are sitting in their home and getting salaries.  The students & people hold protest on Kohat Hangu main road & closed the road for the traffic movement for two hours. The protesters chanting slogans against the PTI government.

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


Buner, shortage of the staff creates problems for the girls students

Buner: Due to the shortage of the staff the students of the Buner girls’ students facing lots of problems. The teaching staff not observes the school timing, the large number of the schools having cleaning poor arrangements, watchman only for the name they do not have duty performance concept, girls students weakened day by day. A survey report on the girls education in District Buner.

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


The teachers appointment order linger on in District Nowshera

Nowshera: The appointment orders of the teachers linger on in District Nowshera. One month before these teachers appointed and they also started duty. The teachers appointment orders with holding in the department.

Complete story:  http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102799313&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20150418


Torture on the teacher of Govt School, make him blood-soaked

Peshawar: In daudzai, 2 people get forcefully in the govt primary school and tortured the teacher and make him bloody and gory. He was admitted in the hospital; Police has filed the case and started the investigation. The injured teacher Malik Zaib told the police that Jahanzaib and Jan Alam has forcefully get into the school and start torturing him as a result he was bloodshed and injured. The Culprits has escaped.

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


Kohat, weapon equipped people get into the school, warns the female students of stabbing

Kohat:  Weapon equipped people enter in the school, principal’s office and in classrooms and gave serious warnings to them, they also warned the female students and harassed them ,abused them and warn them of homicide and killing and stop the construction work of school forcefully .Later they were surrendered to the police on physical remand.

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


Kohat, firing of gatekeeper’s brother, 1 person injured

Kohat: Kohat, firing of school gatekeeper’s brother, 1 person injured. In front of primary school, Kamran became panic because of smoking and knocking at the door of a person Farooq and as a result of which school gatekeeper’s brother Kamran fired on local citizen Farooq Shah and then escaped on the spot, the injured was brought to hospital and he stated that he was smoking with the school door and by mistake his hand was touched with the door and after fight the culprit fired on him.

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


Millions children are deprived of education in KPK, Ejaz Durrani

Under Non –government NGO, SPO with the association of AWAAZ organized the training program on “women rights and standard of education in Kpk” for press in press club. In SPO program Ejaz Durrani, Kashif ul Rehman and others said that Pakistan has not achieved the international target of education and still children are not getting education due to less facilities provided in school .They also said that women are still not getting their rights.

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


Charsada: lots of problems in girls school, students dark future, CM take notice

Charsadda: There are lots of problems in girl’s school which is leading to their dark future. Lack of class rooms and staff .Only 14 teachers are available and students are so more than thousand, moreover there is also a vacancy for the seat of head mistress which is affecting the administration tasks. Parents have demanded that govt should take notice in this matter.

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




Degree College Ziarat temporarily closed, principal suspended

Pasheen: Secretary Higher Education Mr. Ghulam Muhammad Sabir visited degree college Ziarat and shocked on unavailability of staff; he suspended all staff, stopped salaries and ordered to report provincial higher education secretariat.

Complete story:http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102803109&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20150420



Education is a tool of eradicating illiteracy

Quetta: Provincial administrator Islami Jameat-e-Tulba Mr. Muhammad Usman Kakar said education is such a tool that can possibly eradicate illiteracy, poverty and frustration of nation. He said it’s a time to do things practically than to raise hollow slogans of well education.

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



Its injustice to held interviews of teachers vacancies in Khuzdar

Somyani wander: Dr. Noor Muhammad Ex-Naib Nazim Hub said it is injustice to hold interviews of teachers’ vacancies in khuzdar, it should be held in Lasbela. He further said it is inconvenient for aspirants to go khuzdar because they are unable to bear expenses of transportation.

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


Naseerabad Educational institutes in dilapidated conditions

Dera Murad Jamali: Current year budget of 30 million did not spend on infrastructure of schools and colleges, till the end of year officials are unable to plan, money to spend. Due to negligence and sluggishness of education department official’s developmental budget will be lapsed.

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


Principal Mustoong local school beaten student violently

Mastoong: parents demanded to higher officials to take notice of such brutal violence, principal local school beaten a child such a brutal way that violence marks are clearly visible on his innocent face.

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


Unavailability of teachers in Government high school Haji Chakar

Somyani wander: A social figure Mr. Ayoob yousif said science students are facing music because of unavailability of science teachers, science room and scientific instruments. He further said meritorious teachers should be appointed on vacant seats of teachers.

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


Empty slogans & rallies can’t eradicate illiteracy

Hub: social worker Mr. Din Muhammad Baloch said illiteracy cannot be eradicated from remote areas of Baluchistan by empty slogans, photo sessions and with rallies. There is nothing on ground realities education department and high officials are just giving statements instead of reality. He further said in the present age of development, science and technology still students of our nation are getting education by sitting under the scorching beams of sun. He further added its time to do something practically.

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


Baluchistan University on the verge of destruction

Quetta: All students organizations said in joint session that corruption is on top in the university, non meritorious candidates are appointed on vacant seats of lecturers and nepotism is favored upon merit. Due to such conditions students are suffering the most and soft image of university is becoming murky.

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


Rights are violated of able students due to support of copy culture

Quetta: Provincial secretary higher Education commission Mr. Ghulam Muhammad Sabir said government has taken positive steps to demolish copy culture in province. Education is first priority of government; he said supporting copy culture means to violate the rights of able and talented students.

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


Joint struggle will be held to provide better educational environment to students

Quetta: Islami Jameat Tulba and BSF (azad) both parties said in joint statement that they have to trust on one another for finding solutions for providing better education to students in this regard both parties have to strive hard to provide such an ideal environment to students.

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


Failure of educational emergency, No action taken against ghost schools & teachers

Jhal Magsi: tribal leader Aurangzaib Denari said it’s a total failure of educational emergency that no action has been taken against ghost schools and teachers by district education department. He said with the benediction of district officials teachers are taking salaries in their homes and schools of district have been changed into ruins.

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


Notice should be taken of unavailability of Science teachers

Nal: In tehsil Nal, schools remained open from previous three months but due to unavailability of science teachers’ educational institutes are unable to deliver proper education to students.

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


Demand of taking notice on dilapidated conditions of city colleges of Quetta

Quetta: Supreme Court should take sue motto notice against dilapidated conditions of city colleges of Quetta, Government degree college was one of the best college in previous time but now has changed in archeological site.

Complete story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102798885&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20150418




Teachers decide to be on roads from 8th May

District Rahim Yar Khan: Hafiz Ghulam Mohiuddin, Central President, Punjab Teachers Union said that teachers will protest on roads from 8th May, 2015.  He said that political interference in educational institutions must be stopped and teachers are being insulted by sending them to homes for polio campaigns. 

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

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-04-20/page-3 


PEF finalized comprehensive plan for its partner schools

District Rahim Yar Khan:  Punjab Education Foundation, under the instructions of the Punjab Government, has finalized a comprehensive plan to improve the situation of the PEF partner school.  The Plan will benefit 123 schools and quality of education will improve at these schools.  The PEF partner schools will be provided subject specialists. 

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


Children of Chak Kharstan drop from education

District Rahim Yar Khan: A school was set up for camel rider children in Chak Kharstan (Chak No.144, Cholistan) for 300 children who were brought back from Dubai.  This school was set up in make shift huts, but no proper school building was constructed during the past 10 years.  Most children have dropped and the remaining are still studying in huts without any proper building and facilities.     

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-04-20/page-3 


32 teachers of Pilot School charged with misconduct

District Multan: Thirty-two teachers of Pilot School Nawan Shehr Multan have been charged with misconduct for submitting an application to the headmaster which contained inapropriate language.  The action under PEDA Act 2006 will be taken against the said teachers.   

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


Danish School Admin Assistant making life miserable for junior employees

District Rajanpur: Akbar, an admin assistant at Danish School Rajanpur is making life miserable for junior employees.  The junior employees complained that a case is registered against said Akbar on charges of being involved in suspicious activities, but he is still on duty.

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


Primary school without basic facilities

District Rajanpur:  Govt. Girls Primary School Basti Shaheed, Qasba Gabol is without basic facilities. The passage to school is kacha and often flooded with crop waters.  The girls take hours to reach school.  Residents have demanded construct of the passage and other facilities for the school.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-04-20/page-3


Students protest against teachers

District Lodhran:  The class 10 students of Govt. High School Kehror Pacca protest against the insulting behaviour of the teacher, locked rooms and went to the Municipal Park.  A delegation of the teachers held dialogue with students and brought them back.  The headmaster had assigned subjects to the teachers other than the subjects of the teachers.   

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-04-20/page-4


School without electricity for 7 days

District Muzzaffargarh: Govt. Girls School Shah Sadar Din has been without electricity for the past 7 days due to the breakage of the transfer.  The residents blocked Indus Highway and protested.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-04-20/page-2  


Principal refuses admissions to students

District Dera Ghazi Khan:  The principal of Model Girls High School Bukhari Colony threw Parrho Punjab, Barrho Punjab Programme out of the window and refused admissions to girls.  EDO was complained, but he also could do anything against the principal who thinks that school was her personal estate.  

Complete Story: Daily Sang-e-Meel, Multan, Page No.8 


Education officers told to achieve enrollment targets

District Layyah: DPI Punjab Riaz Hussain Gorayya, while visiting different schools of Layyah District has told the Education Department Officials to achieve the school enrollment targets on time.  He also got information from the officials about their personsal and individual performance in this regard.

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


Girls School building about to collapse

District Muzzaffargarh: The building of Girls Elementary School Muradpur Janobi has turned into ruins and could fall anytime and cause a major accident.  DEO was reported, he said new building will be constructed soon and that the Headmistress should keep children away from the school building. 

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

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-04-19/page-3 


Corruption in Punjab Literacy Department, 400 bogus schools

District Muzzaffargarh: Huge corruption has been unearthed in Punjab Literacy Department, 400 bogus schools have been discovered, millions of rupees have been bungled, Literacy Mobilizers never pay field visits, and female teachers are being blackmailed.

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


School funds bungled

District Muzzaffargarh: A resident had given an application to DEO Akbar Khan Laghari that the NSB Funds of Govt. Primary School Deedarwains had been bungled.  DEO appointed an enquiry committee and said if the teachers is really responsible for funds mismanagement, he will be punished.

Complete Story: Daily Sang-e-Meel, Multan, Page No.8 


WAPDA officials demanding bribery for electricity connection for school

District Bahawalpur: Govt. Primary School based in the building of District Council, Mohammedpur Marali, Jamalpur is without basic facilities and electricity and the WAPDA officials are demanding bribery for giving electricity connection for the said school.  This is a conspiracy to flop the Parrho Punjab, Barrho Punjab Programme.      

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


Daily Sang-e-Meel, Multan, Page No.8 


90% PEF partner schools given books

District Bahawalpur: The PEF officials has said that 90 per cent PEF partner schools in Tehsil Ahmedpur have been given free books.  The schools of Tehsil Bahawalpur Saddar will be given books today.   

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


Late by two minutes, Headmistress disallows entry to teachers, students

District Bahawalpur: Irum Naz, Headmistress, Govt. Girls High School, Mehrabwala disallowed entry of teachers and students into school because they were late by 2 minutes.  The teachers and students said they were late by only 2 minutes because of the traffic jamming.  The headmistress, when approached to give her view, said that punctuality has to be observed because very strict monitoring was being done by the authorities.     

Complete Story: Daily Express, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No.2


People protest against co-education

District Khanewal: The residents Chak No.8/B-8-R have protested against the co-education in the Govt. Primary Model School Chak No.8/B-8-R in front of the said school and demanded that DCO must take a notice. 

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


Professors promoting Ethnic, political prejudices, Muslim League Functional concerened

District Multan: Asharaf Qureshi, Joint Secretary Muslim League Functional has expressed a concern that some professors in the Educational Department are promoting political and ethnic prejudices.  He also said that the Saraiki political organizations are using national institutions for this purpose.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-04-19/page-3


Girls Secondary School without sufficient classrooms, teachers, and Furniture

District Rahim Yar Khan: The headmistess of Govt. Girls Secondary School Jinnah Park, Rahim Yar Khan has told the media that the said school is on 4 kanals of land only, has only 8 rooms for hundreds of students, has no sufficient teachers and furniture.  The students have to be pushed in rooms like goats and sheep and many have to sit under the open sky.   

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


EDO adopted 8 schools under “Parrho Punjab, Barrho Punjab Programme”

District Lodhran:  EDO, DDO Male and Female have adopted 8 schools with zero performance and have expressed determination to educate the children.   Hundred per cent target for school admissions has also been achieved.  

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-04-18/page-2


School without electricity, drinking water for past 15 days

District Lodhran: Govt. Primary School Khajianwala, Mouza Bahawal Garh has been without electricity and water for the past 15 days due to fall of electric pole.  School has 100 children and they do not have even drinking water for the past 15 days.

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


School building falling, 4 teachers for 200 children

District Bahawalpur: Govt. Primary School Chah Mahmood Khan Tanwari has 4 teachers for 200 children and school building with 2 rooms and a verandah is all falling.  People of the area have demanded improvement in the situation.  

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-04-18/page-11


School without headmistress and sufficient teachers for years

District Khanewal:  Education Department Khanewal has blown the Parrho Punjab, Barrho Punjab slogan in the air.  The Government Girls High School Chak No.110/10-R has been without a headmistress and sufficient teachers for many years and the Education Department has not paid any heed to the problem.   

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


School boundary wall constructed with poor quality material

District Layyah: The contractor Amraq Khan who was given a contract for construction of the boundary wall of Govt. Primary School Chak No.106/ML is using low quality bricks and other material.

Complete Story: Daily Sang-e-Meel, Multan, Page No.8 


One teacher for 5 classes

District Layyah:  Residents of the area have protested that Govt. Boys Primary School Chak No.268, Fatehpur is without basic facilities, sufficients rooms and the schools has only one teacher for 5 classes.   The people demanded more teachers and other facilities like classrooms etc.

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


Political clashes caused closure of many schools

District Rajanpur:  The clash between Gorchani and Laghari groups of Muslim League N have caused closure of many schools in the district.  The Education Department has recruited 636 educators who could not join their schools due to political transfers.  The residents have demanded correctional measures.

Complete Story: Daily Sang-e-Meel, Multan, Page No.8 




Villagers protest for appointment of Teacher in School

District Khairpur Mirs: The residents of village Sui Gas protested for appointment of Teacher in their village Primary School. They declared that since 8 months School is without Teacher and they have informed Education Department Thari Mirwaah, but nothing has happened yet. They demanded from Commissioner Sukkur, Deputy Commissioner Khairpur Mirs and higher authorities to take notice and depot Teacher in the School.

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High School student rusticated by Head Master

District Khairpur Mirs:  A Student Zameer Hussain Bozdar is rusticated by the Head Master of High School Pir Jo Goth. The parents have protested and told media that Head Master does not allow student in the school on the involvement of an influential. They demanded for action against Head Mster.

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Innumerable mistakes in seventh class text Books

Hyderabad: Sindh Text Book Board Jamshoro has started free books distribution among Students in the name of Shaheed Muhatrma Benazir Bhutto. But it has been identified that books are full of mistakes and words having no any meaning. Seventh class books are full of mistakes.

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Menghawar Community welcomed position holder student

District Badin: The Menghawar Community from Kadhan city welcomed and organized a program for the position holder student of their community. Mr. Roshan Zameer took overall position among Students of six Universities in Islamabad. On the occasion Mr. Roshan Zameer told that it is not only his achievement, but it is also achievement of Kadhan city.

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Ninth Matric Board Particles starting from 4th May

Karachi: The first phase of annunal Examinations is over and the send phase is going to be started through Karachi Board. The second phase of Ninth and Matric Examinations is starting from 4th may and it would continue till 20th May.

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Text Books being sold on high price

Kotri: The poor students and their parents are worried about the high prices of Text books on book stores. The New Year started with price hiking in text books and most of the book stores are attached with private schools to sell them text books and other stationary material on high prices. The parents have to face that problem due to delay in distribution of free text books in the Government Schools.

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114 years old Primary School under problem of Basic facilities

District Sanghar: The condition of 114 years old Primary School of Khipro city is poor. The school is under acute shortage of basic facilities of compound walls, washrooms, classrooms, furniture and other necessary material. The Head Master of the School told that furniture is stolen away due to ruined compound walls of the school; he said there are 250 students in the school and 9 Teachers are teaching them.

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Primary School in crumbling condition

District Tando Allahyar: The Students of Government Primary School village Baqa Dhari are getting Education under open sky due to crumbling condition of School building. The roof the school is completely damaged and its different parts are still falling; whereas 3 students of the school have already been injured. The students are facing difficulties. Residents have demanded for repairing of the school building.

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School roof pieces left 3 students injured

District Qamber: Three Students got injured due to collapsing of roof pieces of Primary School village Wada Selra at Shahdadkot. On contact Head Master of the School told that condition of Schools is poor and it is near to collapse.

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Protest against Ghost Teachers

District Sukkur: The residents of village Rahooja stood against ghost Teachers of their Village Primaryand Middle School. They briefed media that Teachers are getting their salary at homes and do not attend schools; they have informed higher authorities about their absence, but no action is taken against them. They also declared that schools are lacking basic facilities of drinking water and furniture.

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E.D.O Distributed free text books in different Schools

District Qamber: E.D.O Gharhi Khero Mr. Inayat Ul Allah Bhutto distributed free text books in defferent schools of Gharhi Khero. On the occasion he said we should focus on education of our children.

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Assistant Commissioner visited School; show cause notice to Ghost Teachers

Hyderabad: Assistant Commissioner Mr. Inayat Ali Shah visited schools of Union council                Mosa Khatiyan, union council Tando Fazal and village Sono Khan Lashari. He has issued show cause notice to Ghost Teachers and has directed them to respond within three days.

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Primary School building decaying

Government Main Primary School District Qamber is completely in poor condition due carelessness of Education Officers. Its roof may fall at any time and students are under threat. There is shortage of basic facility of drinking water, furniture and other necessary material. The residents have demanded from Government to take notice and resolve the issue to save lives of the poor students by providing sufficient budget for its repairing.

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High School ground garbed

District Thurparker: PPP Members Mr. Ali HajaM, Mr. Ashok Kumar, Mr. Lekhu Mal and others have occupied the ground of Government High School Chelhar. Students face difficulties while attending School. The citizens have submitted petitions in the courts against that.

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Chief Minster approved appointment of Hyderabad Board Chairman

Karachi: Chief Minster Sindh Mr. Qaim Ali Shah has approved the appointment of chairman of Hyderabad Bard after the long term of 10 months. Whereas the appointment of Mirpur Khas Board Chairman is still in pending.

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College P.hd Teachers’ allowances would be increased

Karachi: Lecture program was organized by (PRSA) Pakistan Research Scholars Association at Government Girls College Sir Syed Karachi. Sindh Education Minister Mr. Nisar Ahmed Khuhro addressed that PRSA is working well and through it the problems of M.Phil and P.hd Holders would be solved. He also assured that allowances of the Teachers who are holding P.hd degree, their allowances would be extended.

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