23rd June 2016

National Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


PHC cancels the Education Dept’s order on school furniture

The Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Wednesday canceled the education department’s order regarding the contract awarded for the supply of furniture to the government schools. A two-member bench comprising Chief Justice Mazhar Alam Miankhel and Justice Roohul Amin Khan allowed the petitioners to continue the supply of furniture to the government schools as per the contracts.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/130048-PHC-annuls-Education-Depts-order-on-school-furniture

KP govt awards Rs 500,000 to bright student

 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Elementary and Secondary Education Muhammad Atif Khan gave a cheque of Rs 500,000 to Shah Faisal, a brilliant student of Malakand board who had topped the F.Sc Computer Science annual examination 2015 by securing 869 marks on behalf of Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak.

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/khyber-pakhtunkhwa/23-Jun-16/kp-govt-awards-bright-student-rs-500000


Peshawar University ordered to regularize ad hoc employees 

Peshawar High Court on Wednesday ordered the University of Peshawar to regularize services of eight Assistant Professors who have completed Ph.D.’s from abroad and were working on an ad hoc basis for many years.

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/khyber-pakhtunkhwa/23-Jun-16/peshawar-university-ordered-to-regularize-ad-hoc-employees




17 schools working in Thar

Chairman of Falah-e-Insaniyat Foundation told that seventeen schools are currently working in Thar for promoting education.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Karachi/2016-06-23/page-8/detail-21 




Preparing ahead: GB CM vows to increase allocations for health, education

A pre-budget conference was held at Assembly Hall in Gilgit where the GB Chief Minister Hafeezur Rehman said education and health allocations would be increased manifold to cope with the region’s growing population.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1128382/preparing-ahead-g-b-cm-vows-increase-allocations-health-education/




CADD notifies rules for private schools in Capital

Private Educational Institutions (Registration and Fee Determination) Rules, 2016 have been notified by the Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD ) for implementation in the Islamabad Capital Territory. These rules shall come into force immediately with the previous rules of 2006 being repealed forthwith.

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/islamabad/23-Jun-16/cadd-notifies-rules-for-private-schools-in-capital



Teachers promoted

The Federal Directorate of Education has given new postings to the 17 Vice Principals and Headmistresses (BPS-18) of the Islamabad Model Schools and Colleges for girls promoted as principals (BPS-19) lately. All these principals will occupy positions, which have been lying vacant for quite some time.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/129922-Teachers-promoted


AIOU to open admissions for semester autumn 2016 on August 1st

Allama Iqbal Open University(AIOU) will open its admissions for the Semester Autumn 2016 from SSC to Ph.D. level in various disciplines on August 1st. AIOU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr. Shahid Siddiqui has directed the Admission Department to provide maximum facilities to the applicants in getting the admission in their desired discipline as well as ensuring availability of admission forms at nearest places.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/129945-AIOU-to-open-admissions-for-Semester-Autumn-2016-on-August-1


Degree of BS Agriculture Engineering is not considered as Engineering Degree

Pakistan Engineering Council doesn’t consider the BS degree of Agriculture engineering as equal to an engineering degree, a case was submitted to the court for asking Higher Commission regarding consideration of agriculture engineering equal to engineering.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/06-23-2016/Pindi/pic.asp?picname=02_04.gif


HoD Urdu Department of IIUI passes away in an accident

The Head of Department of the Urdu dept. at International Islamic University Islamabad, Dr. Tayyab Munir passed away in a traffic accident. He met with an accident on his way home from university on Wednesday afternoon.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-06-23&edition=ISL&id=2444559_68786145


Pak-China open Varsities sign MoU

The Open Universities of Pakistan and China have signed a memorandum of understanding for co-operation in the educational field. VC AIOU stated that the two universities are taking an initiative to start an educational corridor on the pattern of the economic corridor.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-06-23&edition=ISL&id=2444560_98726672



Laptop scheme reduces digital gap among students

Minister of State for Federal Education and Professional Training Engineer Muhammad Baligh-ur-Rehman on Wednesday said the Prime Minister’s Laptop Scheme had narrowed down the digital gap among students and had immensely helped in their academic research.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/129947-Laptop-scheme-reduces-digital-gap-among-students




Facilities would be provided to the schools in current FY

The provincial minister for education Rana Mashhood has stated that the facilities would be provided to the schools in the province in the current fiscal year. He also stated that the districts in South Punjab have been allotted 10 percent more funds.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-06-23&edition=LHR&id=2445701_30244735




Student beat up for playing a prank

A seven-year-old student at a seminary in a Laar police precinct was beaten up by his teacher on Wednesday. The child’s parents told The Express Tribune that their son and his friends had apparently hidden the teacher’s shoes and he had flared up because of that.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1128247/corporal-punishment-student-beaten-playing-prank/


PEF & Danish Schools want to usurp educational institutes

The representatives of the teachers’ union have stated that the Punjab Education Foundation and Danish Schools System want to usurp the public educational institutes of the province. They also stated that the education department has become an orphan after the secretary education left for training.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-06-23&edition=LHR&id=2445699_48766322


Public information: UET told to provide meeting record by July 5th

The Punjab Information Commissioner has once again directed the University of Engineering and Technology to provide its syndicate meeting minutes to a complainant, saying that every citizen is entitled to information about a public body.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1128292/public-information-uet-told-provide-meeting-record-july-5/


Session of Academic Council in UET

213th Session of Academic Council of University of Engineering and Technology has been held in their Chemical Hall in this session different issues regarding the new educational program, and the opening of an office for international students was discussed.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103591509&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20160623 


Thefts in Professors’ Colony of PU could not be controlled

The incidents of theft could not be stopped in the Professors’ Colony of Punjab University. The incidents have become a matter of routine. 350 guards could also not do anything to stop the incidents. Punjab University is on security red alert from the security organizations.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-06-23&edition=LHR&id=2445678_27598525


Pact between Virtual University and UET

A memorandum of understanding was signed between Virtual University of Pakistan and University of Engineering and Technology Taxila. The rector of VU and vice chancellor of UET signed the MoU. The two universities would collaborate on research and quality education.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-06-23&edition=LHR&id=2445692_96262056


Board of Faculty of UET approved

The meeting of the academic council of the University of Engineering and Technology Lahore was held which was presided over by the vice-chancellor. Names for the board of faculty were approved along with other decisions related to International students, new educational programs etc.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-06-23&edition=LHR&id=2445668_99461326


Only educated nations get progress

Educated nations of the world only get success, a new generation must work hard in order to make Pakistan a great power of the world said Sultan Ahmed Ali in a ceremony.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-06-23/page-9/detail-31  




Scholarships to students of Degree College Qasimabad

Scholarship cheques have been distributed among 60 needy students of Degree College Qasimabad by Government of Sindh. Abdul Jabbar Khan has said that government will support needy students. Every deserving student will be given scholarships on merit.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103590586&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20160623


SAP Training to 256 students Of Layari University

Governor Sindh Dr. Ishrat ul Ibad Khan said that SAP training is very important for improving students skills for this reason free SAP training will be given to 256 students of Layari University so they might get better job opportunities in the market.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/06-23-2016/Karachi/pic.asp?picname=13_08.gif


Students of Habib University went for International Honors Program in America

8 students of Habib University reached America for summer international honors program in Sten Ford University America. This program will continue for two months in which 100 students of 20 universities of 14 countries will participate.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/06-23-2016/Karachi/pic.asp?picname=13_03.gif  


B.Com result announced

Karachi University has declared the result of B.Com private part and two 2015. Arfa Saeed has secured the top position with 966 marks. 5084 students took the examination. The pass percentage in the examination was 17.53 percent.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-06-23&edition=KCH&id=2444218_64214342



33 students returning from the USA welcomed

33 students who had gone to the United States on Kennedy Logar Youth Exchange Study program have returned to Pakistan. A fresh batch of 40 students under the same program departed for the US. The head of the department of Public Relations of American consulate was also present at the occasion.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-06-23&edition=KCH&id=2445512_39317515



School of Nursing Students deprived of Scholarships

The students of Male School of Nursing Lyari are deprived of the scholarships. The students have to, therefore, do jobs to meet up the expenses like books, traveling etc. The principal stated that the school has not received any funding.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-06-23&edition=KCH&id=2444232_31402507




KP education budget - good news & possible glitches By Abdullah Alam

Budgets provide an insight into a government’s policy priorities and are a means of knowing if the popular political rhetoric is being backed up by adequate budgetary allocations or not. Education has always been at the center stage of budgetary debates and provincial comparisons, especially after the area was devolved to the provinces in 2010. This year, all the provinces have earmarked significant portions of their budgets for education. Let’s have a look at what Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) has allocated for education in the budget for the upcoming financial year 2016-17 and which areas will be funded with the allocations.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1128323/k-p-education-budget-good-news-possible-glitches/


Regional Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Discrimination against government schools student should be stopped, Abdul Qayum

Karak: The Union Council Siraj Khel, District Karak famous social activists Malik Abdul Qayum Khan condemned the discriminatory behavior of the Kohat educational board with government schools during educational results. He warned the administration if it was not stopped this behavior than they would take action against them.

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

Education is top priority of provincial government: Qasim Khattak

Peshawar: The Special Assistant to Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Qasim Khattak said that the education is the top priority of the present provincial government. He said we are taking special steps for the opening of new educational institutions and for standard up-gradation in present educational institutions. He shared these views during the high-level meeting in his office.

Complete Story:   http://naibaat.com.pk/Pre/peshawar/Page02.aspx

Remarkable irregularities disclosed in Matric result in Abbottabad Board

Haripur: For the last many years, it was found that Abbottabad Board involved in irregularities during the matric results and Board receiving million of rupees from the poor students in the name of re-totaling of marking and deprived the competent students of getting their due right. The affected students’ parents organized the “Parents Council” for combined struggle.

Complete Story:  Daily Subh, Peshawar, Page No.2

Classes did not start at Jamrud High School Paindi Lalma School

Jamrud: The Mulla Guri Martic passed students demanded from higher officials to start the Higher Secondary Section this year at Jamrud High School Paindi Lalma School, as the section of the Secondary school is already completed but classes awaited to start education and the hundred of students leave their education. The students and parents have serious concern over the situation.

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

Government is taking solid steps to improve education system in government schools: Atif Khan

Peshawar: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Elementary & Secondary Education Muhammad Atif Khan has said that the present government was taking concrete measures to improve the standard of education in the province and all obstacles in this regard would be removed. He awarded half million rupees cheque during the Prize Distribution Ceremony from the Chief Minister side to brilliant student Shah Faisal of government Higher Secondary School Gulabad who got the first position in annual exam 2015 in Malakand Board.

Complete Story:  Daily Surkhab, Peshawar, Page No.2

Daily  Aaj, Peshawar, Page No.2

Daily  Mashriq, Peshawar, Page No.8

Serious concern over shifting of the educational institutions, Mujahid Khan

Shabqadar:  The Malgar-e-Asatzah President Mujahid Khan said that disputed villages of Mohmand Agency educational institutions may be shifted to Charsadda with the consultation of the teachers and the those who want to transfer thereof to Charsada may transfer to theirs. He said the teachers get up gradation after the long struggle & we have serious concern over the shifting of the educational institutions from Mohmand Agency to Charsadda without any consultation.

Complete Story:  Daily Akhbar-e-Khyber, Peshawar, Page No.4


Educational emergency: No female lecturer in Girls Inter College Dalbandin

District Dalbandin: Educational emergency claims in Balochistan are baseless, while the giant educational budget has been allocated for development and betterment of education sector. The Girls Inter College is still not upgraded to degree college which is disclosing the secrets of educational emergency in Balochistan. No female lecturer is there in Girls Inter College Dalbandin and transport facility is unavailable. The government needs to implement practical steps for development and betterment of education sector.

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

Teachers belong to noble Profession & they should perform their duties properly: Mufti Gulab

District Zhob: GTA Zhob district office inaugurated by a member of Balochistan Assembly Mr. Mufti Gulab Khan Kakar. Principals, teachers, and other notable figures participated in the inauguration ceremony. Chief guest said that teachers belong to the noble profession, so they should perform their duties with utmost honesty and punctuality. He said teachers problems will be resolved on prior basis.

Complete Story: Daily Qudrat Quetta, Page No. 6

Midwifery school is not stagnant at one place in previous 8 years: Abdul Wadood

District Harnai: The President All Pakistan Paramedical Staff Federation Mr. Haji Abdul Wadood said the protest will be held against midwifery school. He said midwifery school setup is not stagnant at one place, it is mobile and keep on shifting. Local female students are neglected in admissions while basic facilities are unavailable in school. School administration should be made accountable.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103590807&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20160623

Claimers have inclined education department towards decline: Munawarah Munir

District Quetta: TheCouncilor metropolitan corporation Quetta & PTI leader Ms. Munawarah Munir said baseless Educational claims and counterfeit documentation development has deteriorated Education system in all over Balochistan. She said ground realities in all schools of Baluchistan are quite worse than imagination. She demanded by Government to focus positively on Educational development in Baluchistan.

Complete Story: Daily Mashriq Quetta, Page No. 3

Educational backwardness should be eliminated in Saangan valley: Syed Rustam Shah

District Quetta: Socio-political leader Mr. Syed Rustam Shah demanded from Government higher authorities that Saangan valley is a historical place and so the Saangan school is. School established in 1902 in British era due to the negligence of Government & Education department school is facing Educational backwardness. He said no nation can excel without Education.

Complete Story: Daily Azadi Quetta, Page No. 5


64 billion allocated for School & Higher Education

District Bahawalpur: The Government of Punjab has allocated the 64 billion rupees fund in all over the Punjab for the promotion of Punjab quality Education, 100% enrollment, International quality infrastructure, scholarship for 6th to 10th class Students and reconstruction of Education Institution.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2016-06-23/page- 08 

Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No. 8  

Private Institutes deny Government instructions

District Multan: The District Management and Education Officers have started to misuse their powers by receiving bribery from private academies owners. Private School Owners denied Government instructions for closing the Schools. Higher Authority took action against the school academies owners as well as education officers.

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

Female Collage without basic facilities

District Rahim Yar Khan:  Professor Rafiq Ahmed Khan Laghari, Presidents of Punjab Professor and Lecturers Association Bahawalpur has shared and appealed to the Secretary Education Directors Collages and others relevant Authorities that Government Post Graduate Collage for female Khanpur has deprived of basic facilities like sewerage system, safe drinking water, laboratory, furniture, classrooms he demanded immediate action and fulfill the basic facilities.

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

Monitoring reports released by Education Department

District Rahim Yar Khan: The Monitoring Department has issued the report for the month of May 2016 to Education Department, as per report 123 teachers found absent, 18 closed schools, 41 schools without cleanliness, 8 schools charging illegal fees and 8 schools with the lack of basic facilities. In the light of monitoring report, Education Department issued the show cause notice to concern to present in DEO office from 23rd - 25th June.

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

No compromise on quality of education: Rana Muhammad Azhar

District Rahim Yar Khan: In a meeting with Education officers EDO Education Mr. Rana Muhammad Azhar declared that Government committed to promoting education in this regard Department will not compromise on the quality of education, in addition missing facilities should be overcome during summer vacations.

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

Punjab Government allocated Rs 150 million for school facilities

District Bahawalpur: The Punjab Government has allocated the allocation of Rs150 million funds for the annual budget for School facilities of at Bahawalpur through a brief statement, clarified the purpose and the place of the allocation.

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


Four Union Councils deprived of girls schools

District Khairpur Mirs: The Citizens of Kot Laloo protested along with Girl Students on “Education is our Right”, declaring that four Union Councils of Kot Laloo are deprived of Girls Schools. Thousands of Girls are left deprive of getting an education, due to unavailability of Schools.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2016-06-23/news/page3/1%20(8).htm

Daily Ibrat, Page No. 9

Secretary Education issues letter without outward code

Karachi: On the directives of Secretary Education, through a letter, fourteen Hundred Supervisors from Sindh were relieved. It is reported that letter was not containing outward code. The letter is sent to districts for compliance.

Complete Story: Daily Awami Awaz, Front Page


Scholarship issued to girl students of Degree College Qasimabad

Hyderabad: The Government of Sindh has issued Scholarship stipend for the Girls of Government Girls Degree College Qasimabad.

Daily Ibrat, Page No. 8