26 November 2015

National Press:



Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Efforts to ensure meritocracy

KP’s Minister for Education and Energy, Atif Khan said that PTI led government has fulfilled the promise of ensuring merit-based appointments in the provincial departments. He added that true change is not brought about through infrastructural development. Rather, it is brought about through institution building. He announced that proceedings had been initiated against 7200 teachers on account of negligence of duty.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103196692&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20151126


Blood Collection Camp in Lamar Degree College

Khoon-e-Jigar foundation established a blood collection camp in Lamar Degree College yesterday. The blood was collected for the patients of heamophelia, thelesimia and cancer.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103196695&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20151126


Residents make way for Girls School through hill

The local residents of UC Shamozai paved the way for girls’ primary school by cutting through a hill. Pailaagi Youth Welfare Organization collected the funds for making the pathway.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103196714&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20151126


Mardan Sports Gala concludes

The Sports Gala that was being organized by Private Schools Association in Mardan ended yesterday. KP’s Senior Minister, Anayatullah Khan was the chief guest at the closing ceremony. He said that sports activities create a positive national image and that sports create a positive sense of competition amongst the students.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103196706&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20151126



9th Convocation of Gomal University held

Governor Sardar Mahtab Ahmad Khan stated that education is indispensable for achieving a respectable position in the comity of nations and inducing development and prosperity in society.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-7-353442-9th-Convocation-of-Gomal-University-held


AWKUM to launch online news platform

Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan’s Journalism Department will enter the “digital age” with the launch of its online news platform, ’Awkum Voice (AV)’. The modern, trendy, exciting and real-time AV will be updated seven days a week. The students and staff will contribute to the latest stories, reports and features for AV in text and audio and visual formats, said a press release.

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Academician awarded postdoctoral fellowship in Germany

Dr. Murad Ali, Assistant Professor and Head of the Management Studies Department, University of Malakand has been awarded Germany’s most competitive and highly prestigious Alexander von Humboldt (AVH) postdoctoral fellowship.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-7-353452-Academician-awarded-postdoctoral-fellowship-in-Germany


FR Kohat selection for Fata University backed

The Wana Welfare Association (WaWA) working for promotion of education in the South Waziristan has lauded the announcement of setting up the first ever university for FATA. The president of the WaWA, Faizullah Khan, in a statement thanked the Governor Sardar Mahtab Ahmad Khan for this step, saying it will increase the access to education for the people of of all the tribal regions.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-7-353454-FR-Kohat-selection-for-Fata-University-backed


UET invites independent energy researchers

To conduct independent research on day-to-day challenges faced by the country in the energy sector, the US-Pakistan Centre for Advanced Studies in Energy (USPCAS-E) has invited proposals from interested engineers.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/998491/power-up-uet-invites-independent-energy-researchers/




Raids on Madaaris disgraceful, says Molana Abdul Haleem

Molana Abdul Haleem and other senior members of JUI have condemned the raid on Madrissah Dar ul Uloom Islamia Khezai Kuli. They said that the raids on religious institutes were disgraceful.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103195579&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20151126


Growth will be Achieved through knowledge and skill development

MPA Manzoor Kakar said that the changing needs of 21st century call for knowledge and skill development. The developed nations have attained growth only through education and research.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103195613&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20151126




IHC seeks reply from parents

The Islamabad High Court yesterday directed the parents of students studying in private schools to submit their reply in the petitions of various schools challenging the government’s decision to restrict fee increase in private schools during the current academic year.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/islamabad/26-Nov-2015/ihc-seeks-reply-from-parents





1.5 Million people partook IJT’s Referendum

Around 1.5 million people from 30 universities and 250 colleges participated in IJT’s referendum on uniform system, uniform curriculum and one language.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-11-26&edition=ISL&id=2006389_62509220



AIOU promotes online library culture

The Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has taken new initiatives to promote online library culture for dissemination of knowledge to a larger audience. Such steps are aimed at enhancing the AIOU Central library’s accessibility to students to enable them to carry out academic research work even at home or workplace, said Vice Chancellor Professor Dr. Shahid Siddiqui while speaking at a seminar held here on Wednesday in connection with the AIOU’s Distinguished Lecture Series.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-353463-AIOU-promotes-online-library-culture


FAST University holds symposium

The Strategic Management Millennium ‘15 Symposium, organised by Fast School of Management, was an opportunity for all industrialists, educationists and business management students to explore and gain knowledge regarding the various developments in the field of business management, says a press release.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-353466-FAST-University-holds-symposium


Honour for RIS faculty

The Roots International School (RIS) has achieved five 'Microsoft Innovative Expert Educator' titles. The Roots International Schools have been selected by Microsoft to be a member of the Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert (MIE Expert) Programme for 2015-2016. RIS is happy to be a part of this incredible group of thousands of educators from over 100 countries around the globe.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-353467-Honour-for-RIS-faculty


Schools to remain closed on vote day

There will be a holiday in all the educational institutions (both public and private) including schools, colleges and universities in the federal capital on the occasion of local government election scheduled for November 30. According to a notification issued by the city administration yesterday, all other offices will remain open and functional as usual.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/islamabad/26-Nov-2015/schools-to-remain-closed-on-vote-day


IVY youth leadership Olympiad  starts today

The opening ceremony of Ivy Youth Leadership Olympiad 2015 will start today at Roots School System/ Ivy International School, DHA-1 campus, Islamabad. The event will start at11:00am, says a press release issued here yesterday.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/islamabad/26-Nov-2015/ivy-youth-leadership-olympiad-starts-today


NUST ranked among world's top universities

NUST has been ranked 85 among world’s top less than 50 year old universities by the QS (UK) according to a press release issued by the university. The ranking is aimed at recognizing the fast-emerging young universities who have gained recognition internationally.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/lahore/2015-11-26/page-13



Moot discusses proposals to promote entrepreneurship

The Millennium University College (TMUC) began the celebration of its third Millennial Global Entrepreneurship Week 2015 at, with panel discussions being attended by a number of entrepreneurs from the country's socio-economic spheres, says a press release on Wednesday.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/islamabad/26-Nov-2015/moot-discusses-proposals-to-promote-entrepreneurship




Punjab closes 75pc mosque schools in 10 years

In order to promote formal primary education in the province, the Punjab government closed as much as 75 percent of the total mosque schools during the last decade. However, instead of increasing the number of primary schools to adjust the students of these mosque schools, the government reduced the number by five percent, analysis of the official data suggests.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-353538-Punjab-closes-75pc-mosque-schools-in-10-years


Private sector varsities urged to focus on quality, accessibility

The government is devising a monitoring mechanism to evaluate Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in the province, Minister for Education Rana Mashhood said on Wednesday.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/998484/higher-education-private-sector-varsities-urged-to-focus-on-quality-accessibility/


Talks between Chairman BISE and Private Schools Asociation

The talks between Chairman BISE, Rawalpindi and Private Schools Association were fruitful. Chairman BISE Rawalpindi assured that issues related to processing fees, inspection fees, admission fees and fitness certificate will be resolved by the board. He said that private schools were important stakeholders of the board.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103196863&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20151126




Inattention of Education Department

Due to sheer negligence of Education Department, security guards have not been hired for the security of government schools children. Government of Punjab had given the approval for recruitment of 30000 security guards but no action has been taken to implement the orders.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-26-2015/Lahore/pic.asp?picname=02_02.gif


CM takes note of teacher’s torture

CM Shahbaz Sharif yesterday took notice of teacher’s torture of a six-year-old student in Rawalpindi. The incident took place when a teacher brutally beat up schoolgirl Moneeba with a stick that severely wounded her hand. The teacher assaulted the student for not learning the lesson.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/islamabad/26-Nov-2015/cm-takes-note-of-teacher-s-torture



New World Order meant to impose wars, says PU VC

Punjab University Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr. Mujahid Kamran said the New World Order will be a dictatorship of a few Zionist families who want to reduce world’s population from seven billion to one billion people by imposing wars.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-353431-New-World-Order-meant-to-impose-wars-says-PU-VC




TEVTA to start garment courses

Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (Tevta), Punjab will start garment and hospitality related courses with the technical assistance of Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA), Turkey. Tevta will start these courses at newly-established building of Government Institute of Emerging Technology, Township, Lahore.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-353438-Tevta-to-start-garment-courses



Punjab University Centre for South Asian Studies (CSAS) in collaboration with Department of Political Science will organise a conference on “Challenges of peace building in South Asia” on Thursday (today) at 11am at Al-Raazi Hall.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-353440-Conference


PU teacher moves chancellor, syndicate to probe her case

A senior Teacher of Punjab University has written to the chancellor and syndicate member, urging them to investigate her ‘illegal’ removal from the directorship of the institute of biochemistry and biotechnology.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=26_11_2015_177_009


World Fisheries Day: VU stresses for promotion of aquaculture

Virtual University (VU) of Pakistan on Wednesday held a seminar to mark World Fisheries Day at its MA Jinnah Campus. The day was observed with a theme to create awareness about importance of fishes, its consumption, sustainable management and protection of natural fisheries resources from the hazardous effects of environmental pollutants.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/punjab/26-Nov-2015/world-fisheries-day-vu-stresses-for-promotion-of-aquaculture


No compromise on quality of education

Punjab Education Minister said that the provincial government is working hard to increase the access to higher education and would not compromise on quality of education. He was addressing a gathering of private sector universities and degree awarding institutions of Punjab. The meeting was hosted by Punjab Higher Education Commission (PHEC) Chairman Dr Nizamuddin at the Arfa Software Technology Park on Wednesday.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/lahore/2015-11-26/page-14




PEF gets new DMD (OP)

Mr. Tariq Rafiq, a BPS-19 officer, has been posted as Deputy Managing Director (Operations) in the Punjab Education Foundation on deputation.  He has worked in different job positions previously and carries with him rich experience of the education sector.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=280323


Cheques worth Rs1.540m distributed among 26 PhD students of PMAS-AAUR

A ceremony under the Prime Minister’s Fee Reimbursement Scheme was held at Pir Mehr Ali Shah-Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR) here on Wednesday to distribute cheques among students. The purpose of the scheme is to help the talented students of underdeveloped areas to get admission in higher classes of Master's, M.Phil and Ph.D programmes. The educational expenses of such students will be paid under this scheme.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-353465-Cheques-worth-Rs1540m-distributed-among-26-PhD-students-of-PMAS-AAUR





Current system can’t address modern day issues

Liberal arts courses should also be given attention along with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Medicine) courses. The current global system revolves around STEM only which is why it has failed to address contemporary issues.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-11-26/page-12/detail-13



2 employees of Education Department caught red handed taking bribe

Anti-corruption department carried out a timely raid on Pakki Qila Taluqa’s Education office and caught two workers of Education Department red handed while they were taking bribe.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/index.aspx?Issue=NP_KHI&Page=MetropolitanHYD_Page009&Date=20151126&Pageno=9&View=1


MoU Signed in KU

Karachi University’s Institute for Sustainable Halophite Utilization and Lahore Agri-Craft Farm has signed an MoU for collaborating in the field of cattle farming and dairy farming. University will contribute to the cultivation of new kinds of fodder in Agri-Craft Farm.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-26-2015/Karachi/pic.asp?picname=13_09.gif


Scholars stress that preservation of cultural heritage is important

Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai conducted a three day long International Conference on Culture and History. The speakers stressed that restoration of our cultural heritage and establishment of peace are the most pressing needs of modern times.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-26-2015/Karachi/pic.asp?picname=13_11.gif


Schedule for Essay and Posters Competition

BSEK has issued the schedule for essay writing competition and posters competition. The title for essay writing is “Is renewable energy a feasible alternative to solve Pakistan’s Economic Issues”. The competitions will be held on 12, 13 and 14 January.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-26-2015/Karachi/pic.asp?picname=13_12.gif


After batons, shelling and water cannons, protesting teachers campout in red zone

Teachers from government schools in interior Sindh took the streets of the provincial capital on Wednesday refusing to budge until their demands were met. Upon entering the red-zone they were met with a firm state response which came in the form of tear gas shelling and batons and finally the wrath of the water cannon.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/article-205379-After-batons,-shelling-and-water-cannons,-protesting-teachers-campout-in-redzone






Teachers’ failure to register led to salary stoppage: Khuhro

 Sindh Information and Education Minister Nisar Khuhro on Wednesday said the protesting teachers did not get themselves registered with the bio-metric attendance system therefore their salaries were stopped.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/article-205368-No-negotiations-with-teachers-till-biometric-registration:-Khuhro



BSS announces school of tomorrow festival open to public

The school of tomorrow international educational and cultural festival 2015 will host 135 local and international speakers and panelists featuring in some 40 panel discussion about media, science, technology, engineering and art, to hold over a span of two days starting Nov 28, at the beach luxury hotel.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=26_11_2015_118_003


Protest over misuse of school premises

Student and teacher of government Naval Rai Hiranand High school continued their protest outside the institution for a 3rd consecutive day, Wednesday, against misuse of premises.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=26_11_2015_119_004


Three day conference concludes at SALU

Various scholars from across the country and abroad presented their research papers at the final day of the international conference, ‘Sindh: History and Culture,’ held at Shah Abdul Latif University (Salu) in Khairpur on Wednesday.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/998472/sindh-history-and-culture-three-day-conference-concludes-at-salu/


Students take to streets against plagiarized test

Students of Dow University of health and science and Jinnah Sindh medical college protested on Wednesday against the National Testing Service (NTS) for giving them a plagiarized entry test.

Complete Story: http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201511260334&EN_ID=11201511260102&EMID=11201511260051




What parents need to know and what schools should do to help by Syed Abidi (TI)

 I had the opportunity of participating in an event last Saturday organised by a well known group of schools at their branch in Lahore. They have introduced International Baccalaureate (IB) system recently and are now an authorised centre.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-353470-What-parents-need-to-know-and-what-schools-should-do-to-help


Fuss over good governance by Imtiaz Gull

The recent Midterm Report Card for Members of National Assembly (MNA), launched by Alif Ailaan, states that only three out of a total of 272 elected MNAs managed an overall ‘A’ grade in the scorecard for progress in terms of school facilities, student retention, gender parity and the student-teacher ratio in public schools of their constituencies. 

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/997587/fuss-over-good-governance/


Nanotechnology - A remarkable innovation By Atta ur Rehman

When matter is divided into very tiny particles, it exhibits dramatic properties. 1 strand of our hair has 80000 nano-particles. Nanotechnology will wreak unprecedented industrial revolution.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-26-2015/Lahore/pic.asp?picname=09_07.gif


Letters to the editor


Conduct of private schools

Fee hikes by private schools have caused a good deal of nuisance for parents. The rise in fee is bizarre because these inordinate increases do not correlate with the current economic climate. The under discussion schools are some of the most prestigious in the country, having numerous branches in every city.

Complete Story: http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201511260167&EN_ID=11201511260052&EMID=11201511260025


Regional Press:



College students hold protests

Boner: A score of college students held protests led by Muthida Tulaba Mahaz leaders Mr. Muhammad Tayyab Khan and Umer Nasir. They protested against the college principal for allowing JUI to convene a public gathering in the college ground while not granting the same to JI and ANP.

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

Quality education will bring about development

Mardan: The Malik Sher Khan Foundation distributed uniforms among students of the government primary school, Mashaal Kili. During the distribution ceremony, the Central Chairman, Engineer Tariq Nawaz Khan distributed school uniforms among twenty five students of the school. On the occasion, the Chairman stated that only quality education can bring about development and positive change.

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


Striving to enhance merit : Atif Khan

Efforts to ensure meritocracy

KP’s Minister for Education and Energy, Atif Khan said that PTI led government has fulfilled the promise of ensuring merit-based appointments in the provincial departments. He added that true change is not brought about through infrastructural development. Rather, it is brought about through institution building. He announced that proceedings had been initiated against 7200 teachers on account of negligence of duty.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103196692&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20151126


Pak Afghan students hold demonstration against closure of Imam Ghazali University

Peshawar: Pak Afghan students held protests against the closure of the Imam Ghazali University. They stated that the closure of the university had jeopardized the future of 500 students.

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


School teacher’s violence against K.G. girl student

Shergarh: In Hira School Darmangi, the teacher used brute force against a KG girl student. Sana D/o Abdullah was hit by a stick which resulted in a severe eye injury. The girl was rushed to the hospital by her parents where she received 7 stitches on her eye. Parents of the victim lodged the FIR in Kalakot Police station against the teacher.  

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




Government boys & girls primary school should be upgraded

District Lasbela: The President Jam Committee Pathar Colony village Faqeer Muhammad Mr. Bashir Ahmed Lango along with others said that Government Boys & Girls Primary School Tehsil Hub are nearly 40 years old in which 450 boys and nearly 300 girls are getting education. The high school is located at a great distance from the village resulting in students abandoning pursuit of education after primary schooling. They demanded the government to upgrade the aforementioned primary schools.

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


Dire need to focus on educationally backward areas: Sardar Murad Khan Sheikh

District Khuzdar: Sardar Murad Khan Sheikh said while visiting the Sasool Sardari Shahir Sarap Government Boys and Girls Primary school was agitated by the lack of basic facilities in these schools. He said that the government should utilize all resources to facilitate the children in pursuit of education with special emphasis on remote areas.

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


Delay in appointment order of NTS pass aspirants

District Khuzdar: The NTS pass candidates of District Khuzdar are frustrated because of the constant delays in issuance of appointment letters.
Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/Multimedia/online_pages/current/page_6.html


Modern educational arrangements in religious schools need of the hour: JUP

District Quetta: JUP Baluchistan president Mr. Mir Abdul Qudoos Sasooli said modern educational arrangements in religious schools are a need of the hour. He applauded the educational arrangements in Jamiah Ghosia Wahdat Colony where modern education along with religious education is being imparted to the students.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-26-2015/Quetta/page2.asp


Unanimous education system should be implemented in country: Islami Jameat Tulba

District Quetta: IJT Provincial Administrator Mr. Usman Kakar said that unanimous Education system should be implemented all over the country. He said IJT organized a referendum on 24th November 2015 and recommendations have been sent to the present government for implementation of unanimous education system.
Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-26-2015/Quetta/page2.asp


Growth will be achieved through knowledge and skill development

MPA Manzoor Kakar said that the changing needs of 21st century call for knowledge and skill development. The developed nations have attained growth only through education and research.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103195613&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20151126




Progress in education

A seminar on “Role of Local Government Representatives in Education” was held in Bhawalpur by Alif Ailaan in collaboration with Society for Democracy and Human Development.

Complete Story: http://www.dailywaqt.com/11-25-2015/pic.asp?picname=04_06.gif


College girls go through drills to combat terrorism; seminar held on violence

District Layyah: The girls of Government Girls College Chowk Azam participated in drills to combat terrorism and a seminar on the issue of Violence and terrorism was also held. Deputy Director College Hafiz Ishaq also visited classes.  

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-11-26/page-3


5 girls’ colleges without Principals, 4 without teachers

District Layyah: Five girls’ colleges of District Layyah are without principals while 4 do not have teaching staff available.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-11-26/page-7


NTS Centre Bahawalpur re-instated

District Bahawalpur: The NTS Centre Bahawalpur has been reinstated with the efforts of Federal Minister for Education, Baleegh-ur-Rehman. The Federal Minister also said that efforts were being made for reinstatement of GRE Centre so that students of this region could benefit from the scholarships and educational schemes for Higher Education.  

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-11-26/page-3 


Dera Nawab Sahib College provided a bus, students given cheques for refund of fees

District Bahawalpur: Provincial Minister Iqbal Channar provided a bus to the Principal, Government Sadiq Abbas Postgraduate College Dera Nawab Sahib and issued reimbursement cheques for admission and tuition fees paid to the college. 

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


Class 9 girl kidnapped

District Rahim Yar Khan: Abdul Rehman reported to the police that his 17 year old daughter, Nimra Rahman, a Class 9 Student has been kidnapped by Mohammed Ameen along with his four unknown accomplices. 

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No. 7


DEO arrested and released for delay in payment of pension

District Multan: Ghulam Yasin, a retired employee of Education Department had filed a writ petition in the Lahore High Multan Bench for non-payment of pension benefits. The court summoned Ramzan Anjum, DEO Elementary Education and Riaz Baloch, DEO Secondary Education and issued arrest orders but released them upon assurance of immediate filing of report on the case.    

Complete Story: Daily Dunia, Multan, Page No. 1




Primary School teachers get a beating at protest

Karachi: The primary school teachers protesting against the education department received a beating from the police on Wednesday, shortly after they moved towards Governor House. The police manhandled some teachers, fired tear-gas shells and used a water canon to make sure the teachers were unable to enter the high-security area. The teachers protesting were demanding the removal of the Education Secretary, Mr. Fazal Ul Allah Pechuho, and had travelled to Karachi from various parts of Sindh. 
Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130334870&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20151126





Police entered school building and started beating teachers

Hyderabad: The police entered the Government Heranand Naval Rai High School on the compliant of Head Master of the school and started beating the teachers. Students and teachers took to the streets to protest against the unjust act of the police.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130334625&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20151126



Assistant Commissioner restored Girls School building

District Matiyari: The Assistant Commissioner Matiari, Mr. Somar Shedi visited Government Girls High School Uderolal Station and met with the Head Mater and teachers of the school. He issued stern order to break the locks of the school building and restore the school building which had been occupied by a local influential.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130334704&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20151126


Teachers protest over nonpayment of salaries

District Naushehro feroz: OT, PTI and Drawing Teachers from Shahpur Chakar protested against the nonpayment of their salaries. They reported that since their appointment in 2011-12, their salaries had not been issued.
Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130334687&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20151126


Primary school closed for years

District Dadu: The Government Girls School village Sajan Jo Pai has been nonfunctional for the last five years. Children of the village are compelled to seek education in schools located miles away from their own village. The parents and students demanded for the restoration of the school.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2015-11-26/news/page3/1%20(26).htm


Primary school facing acute shortage of basic facilities

District Jacobabad: Government Primary School village Qadir Bux Banglani is facing acute shortage of basic facilities such as furniture and infrastructure. SMC funds have not been issued for years.
Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2015-11-26/news/page3/1%20(52).htm


Protest against arrest of teachers in Karachi

District Tando Muhammad Khan: Hundreds of teachers protested against the arrest of teachers in Karachi during their protest against Secretary Education.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyibrat.com/beta/pages/jpp_26112015015605.jpg


Computer teachers resign on nonpayment of salaries

District Badin: Computer teachers teaching in Primary, Secondary and High School since 2008 have resigned from their posts due to nonpayment of salaries for years.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyibrat.com/beta/pages/jpp_26112015015605.jpg


High School students boycott classes and hold protests

Hyderabad: The students of Government Hera Nand High School Hyderabad protested against a local NGO for involvement in the illegal setup of a beauty parlor in school and hosting dance parties on holidays.
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Directives to investigate susepnsion of 3 teachers

District Khairpur Mirs: The Director School Education Primary has declared that former District Education Officer Mr. Aman Ul Allah Bahyo had appointed three teachers during the years 1992-95 who were recently suspended. He has formed an investigation committee and issued directives to investigate the matter of their suspension.

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Teachers continue hunger strike on 17th day against nonpayment of salaries

District Khairpur Mirs: Around 314 teachers of other cadre continued hunger strike for the 16th day. Protestors demanded for the release of their salaries from Chief Secretary Sindh and Education Minister Mr. Nisar Ahmed Khuhro.

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Students compelled to rear animals due to closure of primary school

District Jacobabad: The Government Primary School village Muhammad Ramzan Memon U.C Dakho Garhi is nonfunctional for the last five years. The school students have been compelled to rear animals and work in the fields of the village due to absence of access to education.
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Action against ghost teachers in Qamber Shahdadkot

District Qamber Shahdadkot: DEO Qamber Mr. Agha Haq Nawaz Durani and DC Mr. Anwar Ul Haq had a meeting with all Head Masters of the district and have directed them to ensure attendance of the teachers in schools. It was also decided to monitor the schools through surprise visits; whereas the biometric system would be introduced to ensure their daily attendance.

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