20th Oct 2017


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Textbooks seized

Charsadda: The district administration has seized a large number of textbooks of government schools in a raid on a warehouse and arrested its owner.

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Lakki admin asked to restore parent-teacher councils

Lakki Marwat: The local people have asked the district administration to activate parent-teacher councils and ensure presence of teachers in schools and doctors atpubhcsector hospitals.

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Girls school built seven years ago still non-functional

Khar: A government girls’ primary school built seven years ago in Khar tehsil is still non-functional due to non-appointment of teachers.

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Action to be taken against teachers refusing duties

Peshawar: Teachers who refused extra duty and training for the NA-4 by-elections will face action by the KP Election Commission.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104650815&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171020




Delegation of students meet BNP’s Asadullah

Quetta: Vice Chairman of Balochistan Awami Party Asadullah Sanjrani Baloch met with the students and listened to their issues.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104650070&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20171020


Govt is paying special attention to education - Abdul Raheem

Quetta: Provincial Education Minister Abdul Raheem Ziaratwal said that special steps are being taken by the provincial govt in the education sector.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104650598&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20171020


Security should be provided to Jamiah Balochistan Teachers

Quetta: President Jamiah Balochistan Academic Staff Association, Dr. Kaleemullah Baraich said that teachers have faced security concerns and many have been victims of target killing therefore security should be provided to teachers.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/10-20-2017/Quetta/page7.asp


Teachers posts should be upgraded

Bhaag: Watan Teachers Association’s President Amin Baloch in a meeting said teachers upgradation should be carried out like upgradation in other provinces.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/10-20-2017/Quetta/page7.asp


Selection of candidates is illegal by Balochistan Education Project

Panjgur: List of candidates presented before DRC meeting included names of candidates that have not passed NTS Test. Deputy Commissioner has been asked to submit his report on the matter.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/10-20-2017/Quetta/page10.asp


Budget spending for provision of education - Abdul Fateh Bhangar

Quetta: Secretary Education in an event said extracurricular activities have a positive impact and government is spending budget for provision of education.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/10-20-2017/Quetta/page10.asp


Focus on children’s education is everyone’s responsibility

Qila Abdullah: Chairman District Council Qila Abdullah provided uniforms to poor children in an event. Principal of the school on this occasion appreciated his gesture and said it is responsibility of all to provide education to children.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/10-20-2017/Quetta/page11.asp


Inter-college students protest, hold rally

Dhadar: Student leaders said they will not stop until college is not made a degree college and issues like lack of staff, resources and temporary building are not resolved.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104650303&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20171020




LADIESFUND raises funds to educate girls

LADIESFUND gathered 150 professionals and entrepreneurs to network, showcase and observe the work of small to medium-sized enterprise artisans and to raise funds to educate deserving girls.

Complete story:  https://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201710200011&EN_ID=11201710200005&EMID=11201710200002


Seminar on social and national cohesion held

Islamabad: One-day seminar was on social and national cohesion was held at Roots School System.

Complete story:http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/10-20-2017/page14.asp




Teacher honoured with Star Teacher Award

Noorpur Thal: Malik Sher Iqbal Baghoor, teacher at Govt Elementary School Rangpur Baghoor, was honoured with Star Teacher Award by the Punjab government. Deputy District Officer (education) Sheikh Amjad Ejaz, Assistant Education Officer Sarfraz Ahmed, school principals - Sher Bhatti and Malik Sultan Sikander and other notables of the area congratulated Malik Sher Iqbal for getting the best teacher award.

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Self defense training at schools and colleges

Karachi: IM Karachi has started training sessions for self defense at different schools and colleges.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104650115&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20171020


Less enrollment number at 54 schools, Secretary showed anger

Multan: There is less enrollment ratio at different high and higher secondary schools of the district Multan. Secretary Schools Education showed anger.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104652129&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20171020


Health, safety and environment conference held

Rawalpindi: The 5th health, safety and Environment conference was held by Attock Refinery limited on Thursday at Morgah Club.

Complete story:http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/10-20-2017/page19.asp


Infrastructure of schools pacing towards improvement

Hafiz Abad: Deputy Commissioner Allah ditta made a mark by saying the infrastructure of schools is being improved and the quality of education at government schools is also being upgraded. He also emphasized on developing relationships among students and teachers.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104651964&Issue=NP_GRW&Date=20171020


Van association raise voice on taxes imposed

Khushab: Municipal community Johar Abad imposed taxes on the school vans, thus the community and private partners raised voice over and protested over this matter.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104652741&Issue=NP_SGD&Date=20171020\


Government determined to bring about improvement in health and education

Kout Momin: Mohsin Shahnawaz, stated that the government is focused on improving health care facilities and education provision through efforts that can help achieve it achieve outcome.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104652861&Issue=NP_SGD&Date=20171020


Three Day digital printing to open today

Lahore: The three day international digital printing and signage technology Exhibition and conference would open today at expo center Lahore.

Complete story:https://dailytimes.com.pk/127929/three-day-digital-printing-exhibition-open-today/


FBISE exam awards

Lahore: An award ceremony was organized by the Educators regional office north on Thursday to acknowledge and appreciate the grades of students.

Complete story:https://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/


Teachers announce exam boycott

Bahawalpur: Professors and Lecturers association Thursday announced boycott of the BS exam of Islamia University Bahawalpur.

Complete story:http://e.thenews.com.pk/lahore/10-20-2017/page4.asp


Sir Syed’s role in education role

Punjab Higher Education commission Chairperson Dr Muhammad Nizamuddin said that Sir Syed’s struggle and focus helped uplift the situation of Muslim community through modern education.

Complete story:http://e.thenews.com.pk/lahore/10-20-2017/page20.asp



Severe irregularities in Punjab Education Sector Reform Programme

Chakwal: Former Deputy District Education Officer said that there has been serious irregularities in the Punjab Education Sector Reform Program in Chakwal Education Department and there has been an impartial purchase of 43 million rupees in two years by removing the rules and regulations.

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Sir Syed promoted the trend of modern education among Muslims - Speakers

Lahore: Chairman Punjab Higher Education Prof. Dr. Nizamuddin said that Sir Syed Ahmad Khan worked tirelessly to better the lives of subcontinent’s Muslims through education.

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300 culprits out from Sundh Edu Deptt

Karachi: Sindh Education department ousted 300 corrupt employees after court orders.Peons, teachers & 26 female teachers also include the count.

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School closure brought into notice:

Khair pur: A protest was held on the closure of Boys and Girls school outside the press club. They lamented that girl’s primary school Wazir Nuh from 8 years and Boys primary school have remained closed since 10 years.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/index.aspx?Issue=NP_SUK&Page=City_Page002&Date=20171020&Pageno=2&View=1


“Student Week” at Secondary Education Board

Karachi: Secondary Education Board is conducting student week in which students have participated with great interest.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/detail.asp?id=391522


Sindh Govt can keep Ayesha Bawani College until 2019, SC Rules

Karachi: Supreme Court on Thursday ended the tussle between Sindh Govt & Ayesha Bawani Trust by allowing former to keep custody of college until 2019.

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Vacant positions of teachers in schools located in Digri

Digri: There is shortage of teachers in higher secondary schools of Digri, Sindh.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/detail.asp?id=391520


266 teachers dismissed after NAB decision

Karachi: Provincial Secretary for School’s Education, Dr. Iqbal Durrani on putting light on NAB’s decision, 266 teachers have been dismissed and are asked to report to Education Department.  

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/detail.asp?id=391513




Failed education system



Letters to the editor


Muslim Ummah and modern education






Advertisement on transfer of 150,000 students from private to public schools






Secretary Education shows anger on low enrolment of 54 schools

Multan: The Secretary Education got angry on the low enrolment in 54 high and higher secondary schools of Multan. He has directed to suffice the target.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104652129&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20171020


Insufficient basic facilities in primary school

Matiari: Government Primary School Hussain Shah Latifi is facing acute problems due to lack of basic facilities; while students have to sit on open ground and seek for education.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130562866&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171020


No school building

Dadu: A protest was held by the residents of Village Miani Sharif, near Piyaro Station, for provision of primary school building along with other basic facilities.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130562868&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171020


Protest for early repairing of school building

Qubo Saeed Khan: The building of Government Primary School Seth Khuda Dad Khoso has reached to collapsing condition due to not repairing since long time; while residents carried protest for repairing of the building on immediate basis.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130562910&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171020


Residents stood against usage of poor material in school building

Hyderbad: The citizens of Taluka Chahchro held a protest strike before Press Club Hyderabad against usage of substandard material in the construction work of high school.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130563177&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171020


School roof parts leave number of students injured

Malir: The building of Primary School Jaam Kundi Malir has reached to tumbling position due to not repairing since long years. Recently its roof parts fallen down leaving innumerable students injured.

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Countless schools did not repair since many years

Mirpur Bathoro: It has been exposed that countless school buildings of Taluka Sijawal are left unattended since many years; the buildings have reached to crumbling state and seem as haunted house.

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Students compelled to sit on ground and study

Tharoo Shah: The Government Primary School Allah Warayo Dahiri was left to face shortage of basic facilities, compelling students to sit on ground and carry on their study. This all has happened due to carelessness of education department.

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266 education officers and teachers suspended

Karachi: The Department Sindh Education has removed the 266 officers who had voluntarily returned amount of bribe to NAB.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104651113&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20171020



Protest against shortage of facilities in school

Khairpur Mirs: Hundreds of students held a protest rally against unavailability of basic facilities in Government Primary School Sobho Dero, stating that school building was also in dilapidated state.

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C.M Punjab ensures to cooperate with Balochistan Education

Lahore: A delegation of students from Khuzdar met with the Chief Minister Punjab Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif. He said during his talks that possible cooperation will be extended to Balochistan in provision of education.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/49698/59e92d6996be4

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Education Department denies to pay conveyance allowance to head teachers

Peshawar: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Department of Education has denied paying conveyance allowance to head teachers which was cut during vacations.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dailyausaf.com/page?station_id=3&page_id=29528&date=2017-10-20


Karam College students’ future at stake

Bannu: Parents have shown concern over the attitude of Principal of Government Karam Khan Durani School and College on sending students out of school that did not stay in hostel. Their future is at stake.

Complete Story: http://dailyaeen.com.pk/