27th July 2016

National Press:


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Talent scholarship test for the poor & underprivileged students

Sakhakot: A Talent scholarship test was held for the poor & underprivileged students in Sakhakot. The test was supervised by the Principal Fazal Kareem and the Board of Directors were also present. On the occasion, Mr. Fazal Kareem promised the students scholarships & free education on the basis of the test.

Complete Story: http://peshawar.ausaf.pk/?pg=2

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


Attempt to sell more than 4 thousand government books

Hangu: Two culprits, accused of smuggling 4000 government books which were not for sale have been arrested. The SHO Police Centre Hangu Amjad Hussain took all the books in his possession and showed these books to the media.

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


Contract of 294 employees has been extended for 6 months in the education department

Peshawar: The education department has extended the contracts of 294 employees for 6 months. These employees include senior TT, IT teachers & Computer Lab in-charges (male & female). They will be on duty now till 30th December, 2016.

Complete Story:  Daily Aaj, Peshawar, Page No.4


Temar Gara girls Degree College in shambles, No Principal nor subject teachers

Lower Dir: The principal of Temar Gara Girls Degree College has been absent along with many teachers. The principal has been dealing with all college related matters on phone calls. Moreover, there are only 14 teachers in the college for 1600 students and the subject teachers for Zoology, Computer & Economics, Maths, Chemistry and Pushto are not provided to students due to which students are unable to study these subjects.

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


Dr. Bakhtiar takes charge as the Vice Chancellor of Gomal University

D.I.Khan: The Department of Higher Education KP has appointed Dr. Bakhtiar as the Vice Chancellor of Gomal University, D.I.Khan. His appointment was based on Khyber Pakhtunkhwa University Ordinance and is valid for two years.

Complete Story:  Akhbar-e-Khyber, Peshawar, Page No.3


Parents are unsatidfied with the Mardan Board Inter results

Mardan: Parents have shown concern over the Inter Mardan Board result and demanded from the Chief Minister and Minister for Education to take impartial inquiry measures against the Examination Controller & Assistant Controller. Both of whom were absent while the result was being compiled by the rest of the staff. This is the first time ever that results have been issued in the absence of a controller. Parents said that undeserving students grabbed the top 20 positions due to this.

Complete Story:  Mashriq, Peshawar, Page No.3



Impossible to eradicated deprivation without education: Shafiullah Umrani

District Khuzdar: The spokesperson of BNP Awami tehsil Khuzdar, Mr. Shafiullah Umrani, along with other members said in a joint statement that the success of nation lies in eduational development, and ephasized that deprivation is impossible to be eradicated without education

Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/epaper/p6/Story.php?param=kismer.jpg


NTS recruitments; Qilla Abdullah candidates still rundown of offer orders

District Chaman: The passing candidates of NTS demonstrated in front of Chaman DC office, complaining to journalists that even after fifteen months of the results being out teachers still await offer orders and face financial crisis, this is sheer injustice and violation of the service rules. They demanded offer orders to Qilla Abdullah NTS pass teachers to be given as soon as possible.

Complete Story:  Daily Aazadi Quetta, Page No. 03


Many schools are closed in Hassanzai area: Molvi Muhammad Akram

Dsitrict Chaman: JUI leader, Molvi Muhammad Akram along with others said in a joint statement that 6 schools were closed in Qilli Hassanzai area, while all the government does is arrange seminars, walks and campaigns which are not as fruitful nor practical.

Complete Story: Daily Mashriq Quetta, Page No. 02


A number of educational instututions at Balochistan have fallen prey to dilapidation: Ihsanullah

District Quetta: The president of Insaf Student Federation Government science college Quetta, Mr. Ihsanullah Kakar said that most of Balochistan educational institutions had fallen prey to dilapidation. Most primary schools are being run solely by teachers while scholarships of students have been stopped. This coupled with the hike in fees has shattered the hopes of both parents and students to keep continuing education.

Complete Story: Daily Nai-Baat Quetta, Page No. 06


Efforts should be made to eradicate all the elements holding back the progress of education Balochistan University: BSF

District Quetta: The central spokesperson of the Baloch Student Front said in a statement that their vision & mission was to spend all resources and energies on educational development, adding that students should focus on education at all the times. He praised the efforts of the VC Balochistan University for eradication of elements that held back the progress of education. He demanded to black list candidates who violate university rules.

Complete Story: Daily Nai-Baat Quetta, Page No. 03





Text books demand from PEF partner schools

District Multan: The Punjab Education Foundation instructed PEF partner schools to submit the required text books demanded for the Year 2017-18. In addition, all school partners have been informed via SMS to update the student informations through Students Information System accounts till 31st July 2016.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2016-07-26/page-03   


50% students deprived of admissions owing to favoritism 

District Islamabad: In spite of securing over 70% in the matriculation examinations, 50 per cent students are deprived of admissions in federal government colleges. Due to the lack of government colleges, each year hundreds of students have been forced to enroll in private collages. 

Complete Story: Daily Express, Rahim Yar Khan, page No. 05


No more school privatization, teachers demands obliged

District Rawalpindi: The Addition Secretary Education, Mr. Muhammad Akhter, while addressing the Punjab SES Teachers Association meeting shared the news that the Punjab Government has approved teachers’ demand for stopping privatization. Moreover, teacher up gradation letters will also be issued till 31th July, he said.

Complete Story: Daily Express, Rahim Yar Khan, page No. 05 


335 appointment letters distributed among selected candidates

District Dera Ghazi Khan: Mr. Syed Abdul Aleem Shah, member provincial assembly, addressed the distribution ceremony of appointment letters and said that the Punjab government is determined to fulfill the requirements of and provide basic facilities to education institutions. Educators should ensure their commitment to providing quality education to the generations to come. During the ceremony, 335 teachers and 8 Assistant Education Officers were awarded certificates.

Complete Story: Daily Dunya, Multan, page No. 09





Petition against Sindh Education Foundation on closure of School

District Khairpur Mir: The residents of Thari Mir Wah submitted a petition against the Sindh Education Foundation focusing on the closure of Mohsin Model Elementary School and the firing of fifteen teachers.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130417028&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20160726



Protest against the poor quality of education in the Government High School, Jati

District Sijawal: The residents of Jati raised their voices against the low education quality in the Government High School there, declaring only 5-6 teachers are available instead of the required number of 28. Its computer center is closed for years and they demanded from the higher authorities to take steps to improve its educational environment.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130417003&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20160726


Landlord occupies local school’s building

District Tharparkar: The building of Government Primary School Menghwar Muhalla Islam Kot was occupied by a local landlord. He used its classrooms to store grain and other materials.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130417101&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20160726



Seven government schools not operational in Taluka Sobho Dero

District Khairpur Mir: The Taluka Education Officer has identified seven government schools that are nonfunctional in Taluka Sobho Dero. Moreover, 67 of primary school teacher posts lie vacant and the buildings are also occupied by local influential landlords.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130417141&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20160726


No school building

District Thatto: On coming back from the summer vacations students of Government Primary School Pir Muhammad Brohi discovered their school had no building, even the alternate building was destroyed hence they were forced to sit on the ground to study.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2016-07-26/news/page2/1%20(1).htm


Two buildings occupied by local influentials while schools remain closed

District Jacobabad: The majority of schools of the Union Council Madad Pur did not open after summer vacations. The buildings of two schools were occupied by the Pakistan Television actor, Mr. Ayub Khoso, who has turned them into warehouses.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2016-07-26/news/page3/1%20(2).htm