30 December 2015

National Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

RS70m facilities okayed for Lakki College

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has approved a project meant for the provision of necessary, modern facilities to the Government College of Management Sciences Lakki Marwat at the cost of over Rs70 million.

Complee Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1229568/rs70m-facilities-okayed-for-lakki-college

Student Delegation Visits Frontier Foundation

A delegation of students visited Frontier Foundation where they were briefed about the treatment being given to the children suffering from blood diseases. Chairman of FF, Sahibzada Muhammad Haleem said that the major cause of spread in blood diseases is cousin marriage. He also revealed that 6% population of Pakistan is suffering from thalassemia minor.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103258150&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20151230




Convocation of Azad Jammu Kashmir University

The 13th convocation of AJK University is being held today. PhD, M.Phil and graduation degrees will be awarded today along with medals for outstanding students.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dailykhabrain.com.pk/popup.php?newssrc=issues/2015-12-30/2252/28%20copy.jpg


Education for Youth

Ch Muhammad Naeem, Chief Organizer All Azad Kashmir Anjuman Tajiraan, has said that it is inevitable to laden our youth with education. In current chaotic times, the need for education has risen more than ever before.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dailykhabrain.com.pk/popup.php?newssrc=issues/2015-12-30/2252/12%20copy.jpg


Exams in Karakoram University

The exams for 2nd and 4th semester of Associate Degree in Education will be held from 5th January. The exams will continue till 20th January.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-12-30&edition=ISL&id=2075949_80495129




Education authorities formed to replace old system

Punjab government has formed education authorities in 36 districts of the province and divisional directorates of education in nine divisions in which will start functioning from March onwards, a senior official of the Punjab education department told Dawn.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=30_12_2015_151_005


Parents complain of untrained staff at private schools

Parents have called for taking steps to ensure availability of trained teaching staff in certain private educational institutions of the federal capital. “We are not satisfied with the quality of education being imparted at certain private schools as the main focus is on charging high fees, rather than improving education quality,” they said.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2015-12-30/page-14/detail-0



Teachers Not being paid Salaries

Teachers of Basic Education Community Schools have said that they are not being paid monthly salaries according to rules despite being associated with the department for the last twenty years.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-12-30&edition=ISL&id=2075941_95247476


International Literary Conference to be held in March

Pakistan Academy of Letters will hold its International Literary Conference in March. The purpose of conference would be promotion of literature and welfare of literates.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2015-12-30/page-3


TMUC organizes inter college moot court contest

The law society at The Millennium University College (TMUC), H-11/4, an offshoot institution of the Roots Millennium Schools, organised a two day inter-college Millennium National Moot Court Competition (MNMCC) 2015, says a press release issued here yesterday.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2015-12-30/page-14/detail-8




AIOU, PRCS to enhance collaboration for developing strong volunteer force

Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) and Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) will enhance their mutual collaboration to develop a strong volunteer force for taking part in humanitarian work.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/85061-AIOU-PRCS-to-enhance-collaboration-for-developing-strong-volunteer-force


CIIT launch ‘Go Green’ Compaign

Year 2016 is being dedicated as the ‘Green year for CIIT’ and to mark the beginning of such an occasion ‘The Go Green CIIT campaign’ week is being organised from December 29 to January 1, 2016, says a press release.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/85066-CIIT-launches-Go-Green-campaign




Private School Ordinance is Against Law

President of Private Schools Owners Association, Adeeb Javedani has said that the Private Schools Ordinance issued by Governor Punjab is against the law and constitution. He also termed it a conspiracy against private schools.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2015-12-30/page-5


No Growth without Uniform Curriculum

Pakistan can’t prosper without introducing uniform education system in its academic institutes. The curriculum must be in our national language. Government’s failure to implement Urdu is akin to contempt of court in the wake of Supreme Court’s verdict.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-12-30/page-12/detail-12


No School and College in UC 43

The residents of UC 43 Rawalpindi are facing many issues like low gas pressure, insufficient cleanliness and last but not least is that there is no school and college in the area.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-12-30&edition=ISL&id=2076623_94042744


CM inaugurates Punjab Khidmat Card for the disabled

The Punjab government Monday launched‘Punjab Khidmat Card’ for providing interest free loans, free technical training, rehabilitation and welfare and financial assistance to disabled persons. Referring to Punjab Education Endowment Fund, Sharif said that it is revolutionary programme of Punjab government for providing educational opportunities to the poor but talented boy and girl students and the volume of this fund has reached Rs 15 billion.

Complete Story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2015/12/29/city/lahore/cm-inaugurates-punjab-khidmat-card-for-the-disabled/



Election of Teachers Union

Dr Mian Muhammad Akram of Govt. Science College Wahdat Road has been elected as the president of Pakistan Teachers Union in the recently held elections.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-30-2015/lahore/pic.asp?picname=44.gif


Roundtable Dialogue in PU

Punjab University’s Pakistan Study Centre and Pakistan National Forum will hold a roundtable dialogue on the recent sudden visit of Indian PM Narendar Modi’s visit to Pakistan.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-12-30/page-9/detail-1


Gujrat school councils ‘revamp’ on the Cards

The district government has sought induction of “credible, honest and passionate” members into the school councils, mainly through ruling party lawmakers’ recommendations.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1229552/gujrat-school-councils-revamp-on-the-cards


Education department employee shot dead

An education department employee was gunned down at Matama village in Sharaqpur police station limits on Tuesday. According police, the victim, Rehmat Ali, was returning home after performing his duty when some unidentified assailants opened fire on him. He died on the spot.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1229542/education-dept-employee-shot-dead


Prisoners to be imparted technical training

Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) will provide loan amounting to Rs. ten thousand to one lac to the prisoners who will impart technical training in the jail. This loan will be given to them after release from jails to start their own business so that peace, promotion and prosperity in the province may be obtained as per vision of Chief Minister Punjab Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=283872


Textile universities hires ‘overage favourites ‘ on Hefty package

Rector of the National Textile University has appointed his ‘favourites’ on important posts on hefty packages without advertising the positions or seeking approval of the board of governors (BoG), sources told Dawn.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1229554/textile-university-hires-overage-favourites-on-hefty-packages




Charge sheet filed against former schools director in corruption case

An anti-corruption court accepted on Tuesday the charge sheet against a bureaucrat and his subordinates accused of a scam involving millions of rupees at the Sindh education department.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1018396/charge-sheets-filed-against-former-schools-director-in-corruption-case/


Education Major Aspect Of Development Of A Modern Society

Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology (SSUET) Chancellor Jawaid Anwar has said education is the major aspect of development of a modern society and it plays a significant role for the success of an individual and further progress of the nation. 

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=283878


Integrity of Institutes is Upheld Through Teachers

Chairman Matric Board Karachi Prof. Anwaar Ahmed Zai has said that the integrity of institutes is upheld through teachers. First academic institute was in Madina and there was no proper building of it. Yet the students learnt while sitting on date tree’s leaves.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-12-30&edition=KCH&id=2075761_89301885


Sindh’s Schools and Colleges will be Named After APS Peshawar Martyrs, says Khuro

Sindh’s Education Minister, Nisar Khoro has said that the schools and colleges of Sindh will be named after the martyrs of APS Peshawar. He was addressing a function held for commemorating APS Peshawar incident.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2015-12-30/page-2


Results of Supplementary Exam of Grade 12

BSHE Sukkur has announced the results for supplementary exam of Grade 12 of humanities, arts, commerce and science group.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-30-2015/karachi/pic.asp?picname=13_02.gif


Science Exhibition in DM Science College

A science expo was held in DM Science College No 9 Latifabad. Students displayed science and arts stalls in the expo. Environmental pollution stall and safe drinking water stall were the prominent ones.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-30-2015/karachi/pic.asp?picname=13_03.gif


Carving out new provinces is a difficult task for federation

Dr. Muhammad Ali, Assistant Professor of Political Science Department of KU, has said that the carving out of new provinces is the most difficult task for federal government. This is the reason why the issue of new provinces has always been on the rise in Pakistan.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103257163&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20151230


Urdu University teachers deprived of promotions

Anjuman E Asaatza of Federal Urdu University has said that the teachers of FUU are being deprived of their right to promotion for a long time. Some of the teachers are approaching their superannuation age but have not been promoted yet.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-30-2015/karachi/pic.asp?picname=13_04.gif


New Vice Chancellor for Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai University

Governor Sindh has appointed Prof. Noor Ahmed Sheikh as vice chancellor of Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai University. Prof. Sheikh has rich experience of teaching and research in the field of Information Technology.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-30-2015/karachi/pic.asp?picname=13_06.gif


KU Women basket ball team announced

University of Karachi (KU) announced their 12-member women basketball team on Tuesday for the All-Pakistan Women Inter-University Basketball Tournament which is scheduled to be held in Sargodha.  Sindh women basketball team captain Batool Kazim will lead the Karachi University’s side. 

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/85114-University-of-Karachi-women-basketball-team-announced


KU awards Phd, Mphil degrees

The University of Karachi has awarded 29 PhD and nine MPhil degrees in various disciplines on Tuesday.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/85032-KU-awards-PhD-MPhil-degrees




318 students graduate at 11th Greenwich University convocation

The Greenwich University awarded 318 degrees on its 11th convocation held on Tuesday at its campus located in Phase 6, DHA. The graduates included 183 undergraduate students, 129 graduate students, 5 MPhil fellows and a PhD fellow.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/85035-318-students-graduate-at-11th-Greenwich-University-convocation





Role of Education in Fighting Terrorism

Security forces have broken the backbone of terrorists and criminals through operation Zarb e Azab. But in order to secure long term and sustainable peace, investment in education is the most important requirement.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-30-2015/pindi/pic.asp?picname=06_01.gif


Letters to the Editor


PHD Scholars

We are not producing enough jobs and opportunities that can accommodate highly qualified persons. Many PHD Scholars produced here in our educational Institutes, or those that obtained their PHD degrees abroad, have some pragmatic ideas how to bridge the academia with the industry.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=30_12_2015_009_004


Essence of Education

The base for education and learning is formed at school level. If the system is better and training opportunities are taken care of then the quality of education can be improved.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-12-30&edition=LHR&id=2077321_33902527

Regional Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Irregularities in Education Department

Katlung: Mardan The APTA District President brought to light the irregularities in Education Department. He said that only two clerks are appointed for catering to the needs of more than four thousand teachers; the seat of SDEO has been vacant and there is no DEO office.

Complete Story:  Daily Subh, Peshawar, Page No. 5


In-service teaches reappear in NTS exams

Warri:  In Deer Bala, in-service PST, CT, TT and other teachers have submitted applications to appear in the examination for recruitment on posts in areas close-by.

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


Lecturers announce protest over nonpayment of salary

Peshawar: The Assistant Lecturers Teaching Organization Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has announced to hold protest sitting next week in front of Provincial Assembly due to suspension of payments and non-provision of permanent cadre services to the Lecturers. In this regard, a meeting was held in Ems College in Hashtnagri.

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

Daily Surkhab, Peshawar, Page No. 2


Government takes different steps to reinstate used schools

Bannu: The government has taken different steps for the restoration of schools in Bannu affected adversely by sheltering internally displaced people of Northern Waziristan.

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




Demand for up-gradation of School

District Lasbela: Mr. Muhammad Ismail said in a statement that Government Girls Primary School Village Dawood kangar should be upgraded to middle school level.

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


Merit violation in education institutions is unacceptable: Hafiz Azizullah

District Qillah Abdullah: Spokesperson Jameat Ulam-e-Islam Tehsil Chaman, Mr. Hafiz Azizullah along with others said that violation of merit in educational institutions is unacceptable, declaring educational emergency a drama.

Complete Story: http://qudrat.com.pk/ePaper/quetta/2015-12-30/page-3


Government schools deprived of basic facilities

District Lasbela: The press secretary, GTA Lasbela, Mr. Comrade Abdul Ghani has declared that most of the government schools in the district are deprived of basic facilities of potable water, furniture, text books, electricity & boundary wall.

Complete Story: Daily Aazadi Quetta, Page No. 03


No nation can succeed without education: Mir Tajal Sumalani

Sorab: Socio-tribal leader, Mr. Mir. Tajal Khan Sumalani said that no nation can succeed without education, emphasizing on Sumalani youth to take keen interest in field of education for sure success of tribe and nation.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/Multimedia/online_pages/current/page_6.html


2nd division condition should be eliminated: AQM

District Quetta: The Afghan Qaomi Movement stated in a press release that in 50%promotion quota the condition of 2nd division in B.A & D.ED should be eliminated; otherwise this decision will shatter the hopes of the senior teachers who are waiting for promotion since long time.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103257074&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20151230




Teachers allege EDO of denying promotions

District Rajanpur: The teachers of District Rajanpur, while talking to the press, alleged that due to the negligence and incompetence of the EDO, the teachers are being denied of promotions.  They have appealed the DCO to take action.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-12-30/page-11


91 schools being handed over to private sector

District Bahawalpur: The Chairman PEF, Engineer Raja Qamarul Islam, said that PEF has begun the process of handing over 91 schools of Ahmedpur Sharqia to the private sector. 

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-12-30/page-11


Stealing of roofs from school

District Bahawalpur: Residents of Chak No.76/DB have given a written application to the Director Cholistan Development Authority that the roofs, windows and the main gate of the building of Primary School Chajia, Balochistan have been stolen by the local landlord and the students have to sit under the open sky.

Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No. 02


Schools without security arrangement

District Bahawalpur: Most of the schools of Uchsharif are without boundary walls, barbed wires and security guards.  The students and staff members fear for their safety. 

Complete Story:  Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No. 02


Scholarship funds for girls of 16 districts

District Rahim Yar Khan: The Punjab Government has issued scholarship funds for female students of 16 districts.  Rahim Yar Khan is going to get RS.34.1 million, Bahawalpur to get RS.19.55 million, Chiniot to get 8.8 million, Kasur to get 33.2 million, Bahawalnagar to get 23.4 million, Layyah to get 25.5 million, 17.7 million for Muzaffargarh, Rajanpur to get 8.2 million, 21.1 million for Dera Ghazi Khan, 16.6 million for Jhang, Khanewal to get 27.3 million, 19.1 million for Pakpattan, 24.5 million for Vehari, 11.4 million for Lodhran, and Okara to get 27 million Rupees.   

Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No. 01


Primary school nonfunctional

District Dera Ghazi Khan: The Government Primary School, Basti Mulana Wanotak Muhmeed, was established 35 years ago but has been closed for many years. The eesidents of the area have appealed to the Commissioner Dera Ghazi Khan to take notice of the issue. 

Complete Story: Daily Dunia, Multan, Page No. 09




Seminar on importance of education

District Nawabshah: A seminar was organized at village Umeed Ali Bughio, near Shahpur Jahania, on the title of “Importance of Education.” The participants focused on the importance of education and its role in world development.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130345747&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20151230


Teachers protest over nonpayment of salary

District Badin: The Action Committee of NTS Pass Teachers held protest over the nonpayment of salaries of 62 teachers, demanding the Secretary Education to take notice of the issue.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130345719&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20151230


Balochistan Government fails to improve education

Quetta: The Balochistan Government has failed to improve its education. Not only is there a shortage of school buildings. Despite the increase in budget to 24%, half of the population in the province is without facility of schools.

Complete Story: http://epaper.awamiawaz.com/fullsize/Page-01.jpg


Non-teaching staff protests against final notice

District Sukkur: The non-teaching staff belonging to college side protested against the stoppage of salaries and issuance of final show cause notice, alleging the Director Colleges to disobey the directives of the Chief Minister Sindh.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130345787&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20151230


Several primary schools nonfunctional

District Dadu: Around thirty primary schools are nonfunctional in the vicinity of Drigh Bala, due to carelessness of the Education Department.
Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2015-12-30/news/page3/1%20(4).htm


38 candidates get M.Phil and P.hd degrees

Karachi: Thirty eight candidates of different departments have been nominated for M.Phil and P.Hd degrees under a meeting presided by the Vice Chancellor, University of Karachi.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103257156&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20151230


Sukkur Education Board declares supplementary results

District Sukkur: The Education Board Sukkur has declared the Supplementary Result of HSC Part II Second year, Pre-Medical, Pre-Engineering, Humanities and Commerce Group.

Complete Story: http://www.thekawish.com/beta/epaper-details.php?details=2015/Dec/30-12-2015/Page3/P3-21.jpg



Decision to suspend PITE

Hyderabad: The Secretary Education has formed a Transformation of PITE committee for inspection of teachers’ training under Provincial Institute of Teacher’s Training. The Committee has decided to suspend the institute by merging it into Shaheed Benazir University Nawabshah and transferring all of the staff.

Complete Story: http://www.thekawish.com/beta/epaper-details.php?details=2015/Dec/30-12-2015/Page12/P12-1.jpg


Appointment of Pro-Vice Chancellor

District Khairpur Mirs: The Governor Sindh and Chancellor, Dr. Ishrat Ul Ibad has appointed Mr. Noor Ahmed Shaikh as the Pro- Vice Chancellor of the Shah Abdul Latif University main campus. The notification has been issued.

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