28 April 2015

National Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Poor students of Barang await free textbooks

People of Barang tehsil here on Monday complained that thousands of students had been attending schools without textbooks since start of the new academic session in April as the education department had failed to provide the same to their children.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=28_04_2015_182_003

Tajik president invites APS students to Tajikistan

The President of the Republic of Tajikistan, Emomali Rahmon, has invited a group of affected students of the Peshawar Army Public School to visit to Tajikistan for convalescence.

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-315177-Tajik-president-invites-APS-students-to-Tajikistan




Shaheed Banda in Mohmand lacks basic facilities

Shaheed Banda area of Pandiali tehsil in Mohmand Agency is the most backward locality in the region as it lacks basic facilities of life like education, particularly of girls, health and water. The tribal elders complained that the area had only one girls primary school.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=28_04_2015_183_006


Popular UoP assistant professor killed in thunderstorm

His ambitions of completing his PhD were cut tragically short, as was Ali Asghar Sheikh’s life, when a tree fell on a taxi the University of Peshawar professor was travelling in.

Complete story: http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201004280364&EN_ID=11201004280111&EMID=11201004280057



Digital Youth Summit 2015 to be held in May

Preparations are under way for the second annual Digital Youth Summit 2015 which will be held in the city from May 7 to May 9. The summit will provide a platform to educate the public about innovations in technology and alternatives to traditional jobs for online social entrepreneurs.

Complete story: http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201004280359&EN_ID=11201004280110&EMID=11201004280056



KMU launches health profession education journal

The Khyber Medical University (KMU), Peshawar has launched its first research journal in the field of health profession education, titled ‘Advances in Health Professions Education’. It is the official journal of KMU and will be published on a quarterly basis from KMU Institute of Health Profession Education and Research, Peshawar.

Complete story: http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201004280360&EN_ID=11201004280110&EMID=11201004280056



Design, build, fly contest concludes at GIK Institute

A three-day design, build and fly competition concluded at the Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology here on Monday. Students belonging to various engineering universities participated in the contest, flying their aircraft and landing them safely through remote control, much to the entertainment of the spectators.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/?page=28_04_2015_183




Corruption at Balochistan University

JTI-Nazryati said that Balochistan University is the only University of the region and yet recruitments of lecturers and professors are not conducted on merit, rather they are being recruiting on discretion.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/04-28-2015/quetta/page2.asp



Poor administration at Balochistan University

Hazara Student Federation said that due to poor administration at Balochistan University, students are not being facilitated at the University. They said that hostels are being allotting on discretion rather than need.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/04-28-2015/quetta/page2.asp


Students studying in poor infrastructure

Leader of Balochistan National Party Said that government started the education campaigns but their impact is invisible. There are a number of schools that do not have any floor and proper infrastructure.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102817504&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20150428



Balochistan Education Foundation working for new schools

Managing director, Balochistan Education Foundation said that Balochistan Education foundation is developing 633 community schools. Of them 218 schools will be developed on modern style.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/04-28-2015/quetta/page3.asp


50% teachers promotions approved in name

Government Teachers Association, Qila Abdullah said that government has approved 50 percent quota of teachers’ promotions in 2006. However, further implementations have not taken place as of yet.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/04-28-2015/quetta/page8.asp




Education policy to be announced in Jan: Baleegh

All provinces and area governments will hold a dialogue on National Education Policy 2009 and will come up with the tangible changes/ recommendations for the improvement of the policy by last week of May so that the revised policy can be announced in January 2016.

Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2015-04-28/page-14/detail-0





Peshawar massacre victims remembered: ‘Book and peace go together’

To pay rich tribute to the martyrs and survivors of the Army Public School (APS) Peshawar massacre, GSIS School and College organised an event “Book and peace go together” here at the Pak-China Friendship Centre as a part of the National Book Day festival.

Complete story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-04-28/page-3/detail-1


10pc schools be dedicated for vocational education: Baligh

Federal Minister of State for Federal Education, Eng. Muhammad Baligh-ur-Rehman has underlined the need to dedicate 10 percent secondary schools for vocational education across the country. He said this while speaking at 5th Inter-Provincial Education Ministers Conference, here on Monday.

Complete story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=262792


Treehouse graduation ceremony held

The ‘Treehouse Nursery and Kindergarten’ held its annual graduation ceremony. Children aged between 5 to 7 held the audience captive with their drama and singing performances, says a press release.

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-315188-Treehouse-graduation-ceremony-held


‘Keep Korang Kleen’

The Green Force, a non-profit trust formed by citizens for the preservation of the environment organised a (KKK) drive, Sunday afternoon. Children of Khaldunia, Headstart, SOS Village, Roshni, Schola Nova, Super Nova and ICAS schools took part in the competitive garbage collection, while many people living in the smaller houses of the colony also showed up to take part in the event.

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-315190-Keep-Korang-Kleen-drive-organised


One year on, HEC without executive director

The post of executive director of the Higher Education Commission (HEC), which not only runs its financial matters but takes key decisions to bring about improvement in higher education, has been lying vacant for the last one year.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=28_04_2015_153_002


TI asks HEC to review laptop distribution policy

Transparency International (TI) has asked Higher Education Commission (HEC) to review the policy of distribution of Laptops among students and shift to detachable tablets which are cost effective and user friendly.

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-315249-TI-asks-HEC-to-review-laptop-distribution-policy



PAC concerned over illegal usage of admission fees

The Sub-Committee-I of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), expressing concern over un-authorised utilization of Admission/Tution Fees of Rs 3.512 million, Monday said that salaries of temporary employees and amount for purchase of furniture was charged from students fees.

Complete story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=262793





Bulgaria signs MoU to promote education in Pakistan

Bulgaria has further enhanced its relationship with Pakistan by opening up gates of its highly-reputed institutes for the students of Pakistan in the areas of Medicine, Dentistry and Engineering in the universities based in the cities of Sofia, Pleven and Varna.

Complete story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=262798


Grooming future leaders through innovative learning process

An innovative training session aimed at exploring the leadership potential of children of age between five and 13 and giving them an opportunity to learn the best skills concluded hereon Saturday.

Complete story: http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201004280377&EN_ID=11201004280116&EMID=11201004280059



Degrees awarded at PAF women college

More than 450 graduates received their degrees in a convocation ceremony at the Bilquis Postgraduate College for Women, Nur Khan Air Base on Monday.

Complete story: http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201004280379&EN_ID=11201004280116&EMID=11201004280059



AIOU vice-chancellor hopes to revolutionise distance learning

The new vice-chancellor of the premier institution of distance education in the country hopes to revolutionise the university.

Complete story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/876833/clearing-the-mess-aiou-vice-chancellor-hopes-to-revolutionise-distance-learning/


Dialogue vital for interfaith harmony

An international conference titled ‘Dialogue in the Prophet’s Seerah and Its Impact on the Peaceful Co-existence: Models and Applications’ was organised by the Iqbal International Institute For Research and Dialogue (IRD) of International Islamic University Islamabad (IIU), in collaboration with Higher Education Commission Pakistan and Imam Muhammad Bin Saud Islamic University, Riyad, Saudi Arabia.

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-315192-Dialogue-vital-for-interfaith-harmony



PMAS-AAUR Potohar Art & Literature Festival starts

First Potohar Art and Literature festival commenced at Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR) here on Monday.

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-315193-PMAS-AAUR-Potohar-Art-&-Literature-Festival-starts





Convocation held at Bilquis College for Women

The Convocation Ceremony of M.A English, M.A Education, M.Ed, B.A, B.Sc and B.Ed Courses was held here on Monday at Bilquis Postgraduate College for Women, PAF Base, Nur Khan.

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-315181-Convocation-held-at-Bilquis-College-for-Women



‘Qirat’, ‘Debate’ competitions at Preston University

Inter-university ‘Qirat’and ‘Bilingual Debate’ competitions were organized by Preston University at its campus in Islamabad. The referenced events were held under its ongoing mega annual event “Spring Splash 2015”.

Complete story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=262800




Education budget to be more than doubled, says Schools Education Secretary

“Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has increased the budget for education from Rs100 billion to Rs248 billion,” said Schools Education Secretary Abdul Jabbar Shaheen on Monday.

He was addressing a seminar at the Centre of Excellence Boys High School in Dera Ghazi Khan.

Complete story: http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201004280460&EN_ID=11201004280139&EMID=11201004280070



MPs given task to help improve school education

The Punjab government has given task to members of provincial and national assemblies to help turn around school education, which is deteriorating with each passing day. Almost all government schools unsuccessfully struggle to keep students but many students opt out of government-run schools due to the falling standard of education, which has rendered many institutes virtually with a negligible number of schools.

Complete story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/islamabad/28-Apr-2015/mps-given-task-to-help-improve-school-education


PEF completes mammoth books distribution drive in Punjab

The Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) has completed mammoth books distribution drive in Punjab Monday with distribution of more than eight lakh books in 506 school partners belonging to Lahore, Faisalabad, Hafizabad, Kasur, Nankana sahib and Sheikhupura in the last phase of the distribution drive.

Complete story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=262816


Security beefed up at school after bomb threat

Police on Monday registered a case after an 11-year-old boy claimed that he had been kidnapped by a group of terrorists.

Complete story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/877001/terror-threat-security-beefed-up-at-school-after-bomb-threat/


Protest by medical students for producing poor results

Failed students of MBBS at the University of Health Sciences in Lahore protested their poor results. University offered to recheck their papers free of cost.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/04-28-2015/lahore/pic.asp?picname=02_01.gif


Textbooks not provides to students

In this current educational year, text books could not be provided to students of class one to class tenth. Performance of Punjab Textbook Board Lahore is questionable. Educational activities are not regular due to lack of textbooks.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/lahore/2015-04-28/page-8



School children competition begins

A painting competition titled Wall of Peace Against Terrorism was launched at the Cosmopolitan Club on Monday.

Complete story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/877016/wall-of-peace-school-children-competition-begins/



UET students get laptops

MNA Hamza spoke at a function held for the distribution of laptops under the Prime Minister`s Laptop Scheme among students at theUniversity of Engineering and Technology, Lahore.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=28_04_2015_177_014


Registrar-admin row gets LLB paper postponed

The Bahauddin Zakariya University (BZU) registrar allegedly disrupted the examination of LLB on Monday after he was denied to take the paper due to the shortage of attendance in lectures.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=28_04_2015_178_007


Seminar on rights

A seminar on “Protecting the Rights of Minorities for Creating a Peaceful Pakistani Society.” was held at Punjab University (PU) on Monday.

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-315164-Seminar-on-rights



UoG syndicate approves setting up of veterinary college

The syndicate of the University of Gujrat has formally approved the establishment of the College of Veterinary Sciences and Livestock Management initially at one of its constituent college buildings of the city campus.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=28_04_2015_178_008


Better mother-child health can create healthy society’

Adviser to Chief Minister on Health Khawaja Salman Rafiq has said that improving the mother and child health is the basic requirement for creating a healthy society. He said the Lady Health Workers and Lady Health Visitors would organise the health education sessions in villages and four million women would benefit from this educational activities.

 Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-315165-Better-mother-child-health-can-create-healthy-society



PU wins athletic championship

The Punjab University (PU) secured first position in both men’s and women’s events of the HEC Inter-Universities Athletic Championship that concluded on Monday. The tournament is regarded as the largest event of its kind featuring 600 athletes from 48 universities.

Complete story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/877029/extra-curricular-pu-win-athletic-championship/


Agri scientists of Pak-Indian Punjab urged to work jointly

Addressing the business meeting of the University of Agriculture Faisalabad alumni at Syndicate Room, Indian Punjab State Farmers Commission Mohali Chairman Dr Gurcharan Singh Kalkat has urged Indian and Pakistani Punjab agricultural scientists to jointly work for addressing productivity, climate change and water scarcity issues.

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-315258-Agri-scientists-of-Pak-Indian-Punjab-urged-to-work-jointly


LCCI holds fundraiser for Labard

A Labard Fund Raising Dinner-2015 held at the Faletti`s hotel by the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) and private business groups on Monday. The funds gathered will be used to provide free counseling services, medical treatment, education, vocational training and jobs to the people with disabilities.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=28_04_2015_177_009


Mayo not attending cardiac emergencies

The Accident and Emergency (A&E) department of Mayo Hospital denies treatment to patients with major heart attacks and other critical complications. The teaching hospital is not taking cardiac emergencies since there are no designated beds and cardiac specialists at its multi-storey A&E department for heart patients.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=28_04_2015_176_009




Inter exams begin today

The annual examination for intermediate classes under the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE), Mirpurkhas, is starting today (April 28), according to the board chairman, Fasihuddin Khan.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=28_04_2015_119_003               







CS emphasizes to facilitate students of govt schools

Chief Secretary Sindh Muhammad Siddique Memon has emphasized upon facilitating the students of government schools by providing free textbooks. He was chairing a meeting with the officers of Sindh Education Department and others concerned, said a handout issued here on Monday.

Complete story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=262812


Illegal admissions to intermediate not tolerable

It is revealed that Government Degree college Gulshan e Iqbal, Karachi admitted a number of students at intermediate without following any regular rules. Director General College Sindh, taken its notice, asked for the explanation from concerned college officials, and permitted the students to sit in examinations.

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Government has no policy for education development

Recently a week of education development was celebrated by different civil society and non-government organizations. It is argued that government has no proper policy for development in education sector.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/04-28-2015/karachi/pic.asp?picname=13_19.gif


K-Electric notification to colleges having examination centers for billing

Karachi Electric sent notification of outstanding bills to colleges with intermediate examination centers. Chairman Secondary education Karachi responded that this responsibility lies on Director College, Sindh. Before exams it was decided that these centers are exempted for any electric charges.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102817545&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20150428


15 percent less budget for textbooks

It is revealed that government’s policy to increase the literacy rate is not operational. The budget for textbooks was decreased by almost 15%. As a results many poor students are not getting free textbooks and parents are facing difficulties purchasing the textbooks at market value.

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Economic festival at MAJU

In an economic festival at Muhammad Ali Jinnah University, it was suggested that we need to work on modern architecture, new economic models, and new schools etc. A number of internationally renowned economists attended the festival.

Complete Story:



School for dyslexia set to become literary resource centre

Twenty-eight years ago, Shaheena Alvi opened what she says was the first school for dyslexic children in Southeast Asia with her brother, Shad Moaris, an educational psychologist. Today, society’s lack of interest and the taboo surrounding dyslexia are compelling her to turn the institute, which is now a private limited company called READyslexia, into a literary resource centre called READ.

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Lawmakers ask students, researchers to visit Sindh archives

Researchers, students, readers and ordinary residents should visit the Sindh archives department in Clifton, suggested the lawmakers on Monday.

Complete story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/876961/saving-history-lawmakers-ask-students-researchers-to-visit-sindh-archives/


Shortage of medical teachers contributory to shortage of doctors

Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) and College of Pakistan Surgeons and Physicians have registered their concern about the gap between patients and doctors/ dentists in the country.

Complete story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=262811


Services of Prof Mughal lauded

The Greenwich University organised a dinner in honour of Prof Dr A Q Mughal, who has been conferred with Sitara-e-Imtiaz in the field of academics and research.

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-315144-Services-of-Prof-Mughal-lauded


Strict action against illegal medical colleges on cards

Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) decided to take strict action against illegal medical and dental colleges, operating across the country without approval from the council.

Complete story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-04-28/page-2/detail-7




Paradox of plausible accusability by Mosharraf Zaidi

Unesco’s Education For All, Global Monitoring Report 2015 was released last week. Pakistan is, unsurprisingly, a global bottom feeder in how much it invests in its children, and as a result, how well positioned its children are for the 21st century.

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-9-315207-Paradox-of-plausible-accusability


The week in education (April 18th to 24th, 2015) By Hira Mirza

The Education For All Global Monitoring Report 2000-2015 was launched in Islamabad on Wednesday 22nd April, 2015. In Zhob, students have reported a shortage of teachers. Officials say that textbooks for students in some schools are still not available, while other schools are overcrowded and will be unable to provide admission to more students.

Complete story: http://data.org.pk/blog/the-week-in-education-april-18th-to-24th-2015


Letters to the Editor


Ghost schools

A school is a place where a child is sent to gain knowledge and learn manners to live as a responsible citizen in society. Unfortunately, nowadays schools are established to earn money.

Complete story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/letters/28-Apr-2015/ghost-schools


Prioritizing education

Education is the only weapon with which we can conquer the world, we all know it but do not have the moral courage to act like that. We are spending less than 4% of our GDP on education that shows the real state of affair.

Complete story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=262847


Education and economic growth

No state can attain flourishing economic advancement without considerable investment in human capital. I, give example of China in this regard which got independence after Pakistan. Today China is on the pinnacle of prosperity and development and it can merely be attributed to the educational reforms, introduced by Mao Zedong.

Complete story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=262846


Fulfill our basic needs

Metro bus or metro train sort of projects does not develop any third world country. If a country really wants to compete with the developed countries, education is the basic factor which changes the mind of the people, which force to reject the old pathetic systems and second important consideration is health system.

Complete story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=262838

Regional Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Bannu: SSTs protest against the administration of the educational board

Bannu: All subject specialist teachers hold protest against the misbehavior & discriminatory measures of the administration of the Bannu Educational Board. Organization decided boycott of the all assignments of Board in future like inspection, marking and practical etc. 

Complete story:  http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102818311&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20150428


Havelian: Children enrollment campaign continued, meetings with parents

Havelian: According to the government education policy in Government Primary School Saji kot the children enrollment campaign is continued to facilitate the parents and children to aware about the important of the education.

Complete story:  http://www.akhbarekhyber.com/index.php?Issue=PEW&page=6&date=2015-04-28


Allai, School Head Master violence on the teacher who came to take the charge

Battagraam: Allai, School Head Master Muhammad Umreen along with his brother made violence on teacher Sadeeq ur Rehman. This was informed by the Sadeeq ur Rehman during the Press Conference. He informed the media that due to violence of the Umreen he and chowkidar were got injured.

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


Education department started PTC training in Peshawar

Peshawar: Education Department Elementary & Secondary education Khyber Pakhtunkhwa started the PTC training in District Peshawar. Through this training a thousands of the people aware them about their rights.

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


Basic Education CS FATA School’s teachers protest rally 

Peshawar: Basic Education CS FATA Schools teachers hold protest rally in front of the Peshawar Press Club and demanded from the federal government and relevant officials to permanent them on their job immediately.  The protesters hold play cards and banners in favor of their demands. 

Complete story:  Daily Surkhab, Peshawar page#2

Complete story:  http://dailyaaj.com.pk/epaper/index.php?city=peshawar&page=16&date=2015-04-28


In the favor of the University Employees demands students also join him

Peshawar: The students of the Peshawar University also join the employees of university and demanded to immediate accept their demands. IJT University Peshawar General Secretary Dost Muhammad addressed in the protest rally of the employees and said the V.C is totally failed to solve the problems of the employees.

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


Education play very important role in the peaceful society establishment

Bajawar Agency: Education is playing very important role in the peaceful & civilized society establishment.  No one nation can step forward for the development. Parents play their due role in the character building of their children for useful citizen. These views shared by the Director, Education FATA Hameedullah Jan during the program organized by the National Commission for Human Development  with the partnership of the UNICIF.

Complete story:  Daily Awam-un-nas, Peshawar, Page No.8




BEF will soon distribute grand aid in private schools

Quetta: Managing director BEF Professor Doctor Abdul Tawab Khan Achakzai said BEF established 633 community schools in remote areas of Baluchistan with the help of world bank. This is a revolutionary step in Baluchistan to increase the literacy rate.

Complete story: http://qudrat.com.pk/ePaper/quetta/2015-04-28/page-2



Public heads bowed seeing the deterioration of education.

Quetta: Member of metropolitan corporation Farzana Baluch said government is totally failed in implementing education emergency in province. She said these governmental slogans are empty from truth; it is tyranny of fate that still in many schools students are sitting on ground without basic facilities like seating arrangement.

Complete story: http://qudrat.com.pk/ePaper/quetta/2015-04-28/page-2



All resources will be utilized for prevailing of education

Quetta: District education officer MR. Bilal said for prevailing of education all resources will be utilized. Basic facilities like school furniture, fans and other things will be provided to all schools of the area.

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


Degree received through copy is of no use

Turbat: Mayer of municipal corporation Qazi Ghulam Rasool said to make model school a model we have to bring all resources come in use so that education revolution can be brought in the area.

Complete story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/Multimedia/online_pages/current/page_8.html


Nepotism in Baluchistan University

Quetta: Mr. Asmatullah of JTI nazriyati said nepotism is now a days on the top in Baluchistan university in appointment process of teachers. Other members said officers are greasing the palm and appointing own relatives on vacant posts of lecturer, Asst: professor and professor. They said these posts should be filled according to rules and regulations and meritorious people should be appointed.

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



Every possible step is taken for the betterment of education

Pasheen: Pashtoonkhuwa map leader, Member of assembly syed Liaquat Agha and others said we are going to every school and resolving the problems of students and teachers on door steps and distributing free books among needy children. He said all focus is paid on betterment of education in province.

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


Islamic education system should be implemented than class education system

Quetta: JUI leaders said Lord Macaulay Education system has destroyed the brains of youth. Instead of others bestowed educational systems, Islamic education system should be prevailed and implemented for the utmost success here and here after.

Complete story:  http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102817674&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20150428


Children of Saryab & Pashtoon Abad get education

Quetta: Chief minister Dr. Abdul Malik said education budget is less than the requirement but still we are managing and enhancing the education budget. He said government is establishing new universities and awarding students with scholarships.

Complete story: Daily Azadi, Quetta, Page No.1




Most schools of Manthar without schoolheads, new Educators disappear after joining

District Rahim Yar Khan: Most schools of Manthar are without schoolheads for many years, and new educators have disappeared immediateley after joining.  Schools of Chak No.140/P, 143/P, 221, and 222 are without heads.  People demand improvement of situation in schools.  

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


140 girls leave school due to lack of classrooms and facilities

District Rahim Yar Khan: Masjid Maktab School Basti Jam Nabi Bakhsh Ghangla was sanctioned 5 years ago and the number of girls had reached 200, but 140 girls dropped from the school because classrooms, boundary wall and other facilities were not provided to the said school.  

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


Primary teachers protest outside EDO Office

District Bahawalpur: The Primary Elementary Teachers Association Bahawalpur protested outside the EDO office for promotions and said if they are not given promotions, the teachers will launch a protest campaign.   

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


11 year old Boy tells police for placing bomb outside Lasall High School

District Multan: Hussain, an 11 year old boy misinformed army and police about placing a bomb outside the Lasall High School Multan.  The law enforcing agencies and Bomb Disposal Squad seached the area and the bomb was not found.  Later the elder brother of the boy told the police that Hussain is from Chichawatini and does not want to study so ran away from home.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-04-28/page-8


Parents gave written application to EDO for teacher’s torture to student of class 2

District Muzaffargarh:  The parents of Abdur Rehman, a student of class 2 at Causeway Public School, Garden Road, Muzaffargarh, have given an application against a teacher named Kiran for beating the child with sticks.  The child had fainted due to the beating by the teacher.  

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-04-28/page-8


Students protest against appointment of junior lecturers at Ghazi University

District Dera Ghazi Khan:  The students of the Ghazi University have protested agaisnt political appointment of junior lecturers and also against heavy increase in fees by the University. 

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300 Schools not issued Text Books

District Dadu: More than 300 schools of District Dadu are still not issued Text Books after the start of new Education session. P.T Alif members protested and told media that more than 37000 students are kept deprived of free text books. On contact D.O Elementary Mr. Maqsood Qureshi told that books are issued 20% short this year.

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Directives to root out cheating during intermediate examinations

District Thatto: Deputy Commissioner Thatto Mr. Nadeem Ul Rahman Memon has issued directives to root out cheating in the intermediate examinations.

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School building decaying; shortage of furniture

Hyderabad: The building of Government Primary School Ghulam Nabi Shah is in crumbling condition; its different parts are falling. On the other hands there is acute shortage of furniture. Only 30 desks are present for 250 students. The teachers and students protested and demanded for basic facilities in the school.

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School roof pieces left 3 students injured

District larkana: Three students got injuired due to collapsing of roof pieces of Government High School Lashari near Rato dero. On that School Head Master Mr. Liaquat Ali Lashari told that school building is decaying, but no one takes notice of it.

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Students kept aloof of getting free text books

District Larkana: The native district of Sindh Education Minister Mr. Nisar Ahmed Khuhro is under shortage of free text books. 50% shortage of books in this year; Sindh Text Book Board has issued only 50% books for the students; while remaining students are deprived of free text books.

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Taluka Education Officer Visits schools

District Badin: Taluka Education Officer Badin Mr. Imran Shah visited different Schools and found 8 Ghost Teachers and issued them show cause notices and has stopped their salary. While Mr. Shah told that visit report would be sent to Secretary Education.

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NTS Pass teachers deprived of salaries since 10 months

District Thurparker: The newly appointed NTS Pass teachers from Thurr and Mihti have warned that if their salaries would not be issued they would start protests. They told that since 10 months from their appointments, their salary is not issued.

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S.O Secretary Education visited Schools

District naushehro Feroz: Section Officer of Secretary Education Mr. Fazal Ul Allah Pechuho visited the schools of Kotri kabir and found most of the schools closed and Ghost Teachers. The visited schools include Primary Girls and Primary Boys Muenn Shah, Primary Boys School Gul Solangi, Middle School Korti Kabir and Godho Lashari. He took their registers.

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JSSF Protests against transfer of Degree College Principal

District Umarkot: The members of JSSF protested against Transfer of Principal Government Girls Degree College Kunri. They declared before media that due to services of Mr. Ghulam Nabi Shahani the college was running smoothly and it was advancing. They demanded for his restoration.

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Primary School closed since 18 months; students education ruined

District Kahirpur Mirs: Government Primary School village Abdullah Mahar near Salihpat is closed since 18 months and students are worried about their education. The compound wall of the school is completely damaged. The residents have demanded from higher authorities to take notice and restore school to save future of their students.

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Intermediate Examinations starting from today

Karachi: According to Karachi Board Intermediate Examinations are starting from today at 158 Examination centers. The Board has formed External Center Superintendent to inspect the examination centers. The total number of 135245 students would appear in the examinations from different groups.

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Intermediate examinations without Chairmen in Hyderabad and Mirpurkhas

Karachi: Intermediate Board examinations are starting from 28th April in different cities. But the intermediate examinations in Hydearabd and Mirpurkhas would be without chairmen. Since last four months both board offices are without chairmen.

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