30th August 2016

National Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Students Urged To Achieve Highest Standards

The students of Islamia College should concentrate on achieving the highest standards in every walk of life, and success without standard education is not possible. Islamia College has a reputation of providing quality and standard education in the region.

Complete story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/khyber-pakhtunkhwa/30-Aug-16/students-urged-to-achieve-highest-standards


Schools running without any Heads

There are more than a dozen schools in Kohat which are running without any Head or Principal. These schools are being administered by low grade officers due to which the system of education has been badly affected.

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Suggestion of Chinese learning course in Matric was not fully implemented

The Provincial Government Peshawar is silent on implementing a Chinese learning course in Matric. However the Punjab Government has already signed a contract with China on the said proposal and three hundred and fifty students were sent to China for this course.

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Students couldn’t get admissions for BA/BSc in Bajaur College

According to details, due to a decrease in the admission quota in Government Post Graduate College Bajaur, many students couldn’t get admission in BA/BSc. The Governor KPK and political agents in Bajaur must increase the quota of students so that more and more students can obtain admission.

Complete story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/peshawar/2016-08-30/page-3




Education Institutes of Tehsil Guwargo facing problems

Leader of BNP Awami Tehsil Guwargo Sardar Attaullah has said that the condition of the educational institutes of Tehsil Guwargo is very bad and the future of thousands of children is being destroyed. Deputy Commissioner and District Education Officer must take notice of the situation.

Complete story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103717795&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20160830


All resources will be used for the betterment of education in District Kachi

District Education Officer Kachi Abdul Nabi visited some schools of District Kachi where teachers told him their problems. Abdul Nabi said that to make the admission campaign successful, parents should fully cooperate and admit their children in schools.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/08-30-2016/Quetta/page8.asp


Every possible step will be taken for the provision of education

Deputy Commissioner Guwadar Tufail Ahmad Baloch has said that the District management is taking every possible step for the provision of education. Students should fully focus on their education.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/08-30-2016/Quetta/page2.asp




Government Yet To Submit Reply in Pak-Turk Schools’ Petition against Closure

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has ordered a senior official of the Interior Ministry to appear in person before the court after the Ministry failed to submit a written reply before the court in a case pertaining to the Pak-Turk institutions.

Complete story: http://pakobserver.net/govt-yet-to-submit-reply-in-pak-turk-schools-petition-against-closure/


Working at FDE: Officials Drawing Evening-Shift Allowance Illegally

Model colleges’ senior officials including professors, who are deputed at the Federal College of Education (FDE), continue to draw evening shift allowance from their respective colleges. The FDE had also issued orders that the evening shift allowance of model colleges’ staffers should immediately be stopped.

Complete story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1172070/working-fde-officials-drawing-evening-shift-allowance-illegally/


Higher Education: Mamnoon for Promoting Research Culture

President Mamnoon Hussain has put great emphasis on encouraging research culture in universities to promote innovation. While talking to the Higher Education Commission (HEC) Chairperson, Dr Mukhtar Ahmed, who called on him here at the President House, Mamnoon said that research culture would take the country forward and help achieve economic prosperity.

Complete story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1172141/higher-education-mamnoon-promoting-research-culture/


HEC to Introduce Online Degree Verification System Soon

Higher Education Commission (HEC) is making efforts to upgrade all existing degree verification system and its records into the modern online system by taking pivotal steps in this regard. Earlier, the attestation and accreditation (AA) division of HEC looks into the affairs of degree verification, equivalence through conventional means to check the credibility of a degree.

Complete story: http://pakobserver.net/hec-to-introduce-online-degree-verification-system-soon/


CADD Declares Null And Void Functioning Of Faculty against Administration Slots in FDE

In a new and good development the Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) has declared null and void the further functioning of faculty against administrative slots in the Federal Directorate of Education (FDE).

Complete story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/islamabad/30-Aug-16/cadd-declares-null-and-void-functioning-of-faculty-against-admn-slots-in-fde


The education of modern technology is also important

Religious Scholar Qari Saifullah has said that education of modern technology is also very important, along with religious education, so that students of religious institutes can become responsible Pakistanis by getting both kinds of education.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/08-30-2016/pindi/pic.asp?picname=09_12.gif


Open University is heading in the right direction

National Assembly’s Establishment Committee for Education has welcomed the efforts of Allama Iqbal Open University in providing education and training all over the country.

Complete story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Rawalpindi/2016-08-30/page-8/detail-46




Corporate Corner

According to the recently announced Punjab University B.Sc results 2016, students of Punjab College outshone and clinched 1st, 2nd, and 3rd positions. Huma, Zara Nasir and Maryam Saba secured 702, 699 and 697 marks respectively. The management, worthy faculty and students of Punjab College congratulated the position holders on their outstanding performances.

Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/business/30-Aug-2016/corporate-corner


Punjab Govt to Build 25,000 Additional Classrooms

Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif has said that the Punjab government will construct additional 25,000 classrooms in public schools across the province under “Khadim-e-Punjab Schools Programme” in next two years.

Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/lahore/30-Aug-2016/punjab-govt-to-build-25-000-additional-classrooms


Punjab Education endowment fund will help poor students

Chairman PEF Dr. Amjad Saqib gave a briefing about Punjab Education Endowment Fund Campaign Program to provincial Minister of Higher Education Zakia Shah Nawaz that the focus of this program is on poor students who fail to continue their education because of low income.

Complete story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-08-30/page-9/detail-14


Punjab University has announced the result of B.A and BSC

Punjab University has announced the result of BA BSc Annual Examination 2016. Female students have achieved top three positions in BSc whereas in BA first position has been achieved by a boy and 2nd and 3rd position by girls.

Complete story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103719076&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20160830







Matric Failed students should submit registration form by 9th September

The Secondary Education Board Karachi has advised the students who failed in 9th and 10th class examinations that if they want to take supplementary exams again then they should submit registration and permission forms in relative branches of the Board till 9th September without late fee.

Complete story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103717647&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20160830


Sindh University, Exam fee submission date extended

According to announcement from Head of annual Examination of Sindh University Jamshoro, the date for submission of examination fees without late fee has been extended till 20th September.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/08-30-2016/Karachi/pic.asp?picname=167412


University of Karachi, Different exams results announced

According to Head of Examination of University of Karachi Professor Dr. Arshad, the result of BA regular Year 2nd annual examination 2015, LLB final year supplementary exam 2015 and BSc Education Therapy Part 1 and 2 annual examinations 2014 has been announced.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/08-30-2016/Karachi/pic.asp?picname=167407

Next story: http://e.jang.com.pk/08-30-2016/Karachi/pic.asp?picname=167415


Ebad Lauds NGOs for Services in Education, Health Sectors

Sindh Governor, Dr Ishrat-ul-Ebad Khan, on Monday has said that the non-governmental organizations are providing excellent services, especially in the field of health and education. He said that the people of remote areas in Sindh are also getting essential facilities through these NGOs.

Complete story: http://pakobserver.net/ebad-lauds-ngos-for-services-in-education-health-sectors/




Barriers for Socio-Economic Development  By Murtaza Talpur

Political upheaval, collapsing educational institutions, rising income inequality, terrorism, lack of good governance, unemployment, rampant institutional corruption, energy crisis and health are some of the leading challenges in Pakistan.

Complete story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/opinion/30-Aug-16/barriers-for-socio-economic-development 


Pakistan and its Unemployed Young People

Various much-touted developmental programs of subsequent administrations have long dismissed the affairs of country’s biggest asset: its young people. A report by UNICEF ranked more than 60 percent of Pakistani youth as the second highest bulge of population aged between15-24. Instead of cultivating the country’s economy, this untapped asset continues to cripple its stability.

Complete story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/editorial/30-Aug-16/pakistan-and-its-unemployed-young-people


Why fighting poverty is most important? By Ali Ashraf Khan

According to updated poverty data — as much as that is possible in our country where any statistics is unreliable — about one third of Pakistan’s population is poor living below standard poverty level. And that means that they are not only deprived of education, health care and sufficient housing but of sufficient food.

Complete story: http://pakobserver.net/why-fighting-poverty-is-most-important/

 Regional Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Shortage of facilities in School

Daroda: The Girls Primary School in the far off area of Daroda Amlok Nar lacks basic facilities of teachers and class rooms. In the boys’ Primary School, there are only 2 rooms for 6 classes due to which students are forced to study in an open ground. This was shared by Village Council Chairman Umar Khitab, General Councilor Ameer Zada, General Councilor Ghani-ur-Rehman, Social worker Shah Zameen, and many others in a media talk. They demanded action and notice from the government.

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


Mutahida Tulaba Mahaz announces a protest against irregularities in Malakand Board examinations

Timergarra: Mutahida Tulaba Mahaz announced a protest movement against the irregularities of the Malakand Board in the recent Inter exams, and demanded immediate and fair inquiry.

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


3 Years have been passed, but nothing has changed: Haji Iftikhar

Nowshera: District Council Education Member Pabbi Haji Iftikhar has said in a meeting that all government claims regarding education have proven baseless and were only confined to papers. All Primary school issues from the past three years are still unresolved. He said that the Public hasn’t observed any change even after 3 years of government of PTI. He said that many girls’ schools are still locked and WAPDA has cut the power supply from various schools. He further said that if schools remain closed till 1st September, it would be a great failure of the government.

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


No nation can have success without education: Dr. Habib Ahmad

Peshawar: A welcome party was held for freshly enrolled students at the Islamia College University (ICU), Peshawar on Monday. While addressing students on the occasion, ICU Vice Chancellor Dr. Habib Ahmad said students should concentrate on achieving the highest standards in every walk of life. He added that no nation can be independent unless its people are educated. For female students, he said they should excel in their fields as that will lead to a brighter future for the country.

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


SST teachers must be compensated on the basis of extra educational capabilities

Peshawar: The Government School Teachers Association (GSTA) President Aman-ul-lah demanded from the government to compensate SST teachers on the basis of their extra educational capabilities. He said that Government has not provided SST teachers their legal rights yet. In the MMA and ANP reigns, teachers’ scale was improved but SST teachers were ignored. The present government has also provided teachers with One Step promotion but once again neglected SST teachers.

Complete Story:  Mashriq, Peshawar, Page No.3




One Girls school for 1.5 Lac population of Dalbandin

District Dalbandin: All education emergency claims are useless, as only one girls’ school is operating for the 1.5 lac population of Dalbandin. The current government has claimed educational betterment and development in the province of Balochistan, while in reality this is not the case.

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


Bus should be provided to school: Abdul Jalil

District Lasbela: A school bus should be provided to Government Model High School. Due to the unavilability of a school shuttle, children from far flung areas are facing transportation issues. Mr. Abdul Jalil demanded concerned authorities to provide a school bus for the facilitation of children.

Complete story: Daily Aazadi Quetta, Page No: 03


Teacher shortage should be reduced in Kuchlaq High School: Anwar Kakar

District Quetta: Islami Jamiat Tulba IJT Kuchlaq administrator Mr. Anwar Khan Kakar, along with other party officials, said in a joint statement that Government High School Kuchlaq is facing a scarcity of teachers, specially in science subjects. They said IJT will go on strike unless the government takes notice of these issues.

Complete story: Daily Qudrat Quetta, Page No: 06


Balochistan is suffering backwardness due to poor policies: Education expert

District Qalat: Education expert Retired Assistant Director Mr. Muhammad Akbar Shahani said Balochistan is suffering backwardness due to the poor educational policies of the government. Due to continuous changes in educational policies, Balochistan is sinking into a swamp. He said that for the educational development of Balochistan, the government has to adopt modern science and technological policies in the education sector.

Complete story: Daily Aazadi Quetta, Page No: 02


Bolan Medical College, a hub of problems: BSAC

District Quetta: The spokesperson of Baloch Student Action Committee showed concerns over the dilapidation and negligence of the college administration/provincial Government. The administration closed the college and hostel without any intimation. This halt is affecting the education cycle of students. The government, especially the Governor, should resolve these issues

Complete story: Daily Nai-Baat Quetta, Page No: 08




DCO-Vehari ordered to demolish 162 Dangerous buildings of Government Schools

District Vehari: Mr. Ali Akbar Bhatti, the District Coordination Officer Vehari stated that without any delay, spill or bulldoze the dangerous buildings of 162 schools. He also ordered to release 21 passive school buildings from illegal capture. He expressed anger at Post Office officials because of the delay in the delivery of scholarships to students.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2016-08-30/page-03        


Poor quality material used in construction of school buildings

District Dera Ghazi Khan: Mohammad Zubair and Javeed Ahmed said to Daily Khabrain that the contractor was using poor quality material in the construction of the buildings of Primary Schools in Jhakhar Town, Qureshi Wala and Villion Buzdar, while contractor said that he has paid commission so he will work according to his own choice. People protested and requested officials to take notice.

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No.07 


Upgrade of Government Girls Model School into Middle School

District Rajanpur: Local people and community leaders stated that Government Girls Model School has more than 300 students and produces good results every year. Local people requested the District Coordination Officer Rajanpur to upgrade this school to a middle school to secure the future of female students.

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No.11  


Poor quality material being used in the construction of Government Elementary School

District Muzaffargarh: Local people protested in front of the office of Daily Khabrain and stated that the contractor Mr. Rahim Bux is using poor quality material in the construction of four rooms of Government Elementary School Jarh Rathaip. People protested and requested the District Coordination Officer Muzaffargarh and Exen Building Department Muzaffargarh to take notice.

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No.15      


122 Senior Teachers promoted as Assistant Education Officer and seniority list of female teachers finalized

District Rahim Yar Khan: The Education Department transfers of teachers were done after the recommendation of District Recruitment Committee. This time, 500 applications have been processed and 3500 will be processed after the recommendations from DRC. Senior Teachers will be joining on the posts of Assistant Education Officers.

Complete Story: Daily Express, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No.06


New building of school getting destroyed

District Rahim Yar Khan: The Building of Government Girls High School is getting destroyed due to the use of poor quality material in its construction. Local people along with media persons reached the site but the contractor strictly refused to check the material and stated that only the relevant department well check the material. Local people requested higher authorities to take notice.

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No.06


Girls High School Kot Chutta lacks basic facilities

District Dera Ghazi Khan: Parents of students stated that there is no library and even no clean drinking water in the school. The Principal also demands a small donation (chanda) every month from students in the name of availing facilities. People requested authorities to take action.

Complete Story: Daily Dunya, Multan, Page No.11




D.E.O Elementary visits Schools

District Tharparkar: The District Education Officer Elementary made a visit of different schools of Chachro. He suspended 10 teachers, including two female teachers.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130428309&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20160830



Education lower staff protest for demands

District Dadu: The lower staff of Education Department Dadu protested before Press Club, for their demands of son COTA and fulfillment of other legal demands.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130428378&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20160830


Teacher did not attend School for two months

District Khairpur Mirs: Government Primary School Nasir Muhammad Tunio has been closed due to the absence of a teacher for the past two months, leaving more than 100 students deprived of Primary Education.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130428430&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20160830


High School female teachers not punctual

District Matiari: More than 10 female teachers of Government High School village Udero Lal have been exposed to be receiving salary without attending office, and students of 9th and 10th grade have been engaged to teach lower classes. This is affecting the education of more than 700 girls. Residents have demanded for action against them.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2016-08-30/news/page2/1%20(12).htm


Education Minister directs to discharge rain water from all educational institutions

Karachi: The Minister for Education Mr. Jaam Mehtab Dahar has directed the concerned authorities to discharge the rain water from all educational institutes.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyibrat.com/beta/pages/jpp_30082016011107.jpg


Teachers protest before Sindh Secretariat

Karachi: Teachers from district Qamber continued their protest strike for the 9th day before the Sindh Secretariat, against the stoppage of their salaries for the past two years.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyibrat.com/beta/pages/jpp_30082016011107.jpg


 Anti Corruption team arrests Head Master

District Qamber Shahdadkot: The Circle Officer Anti-Corruption Qamber has arrested Head Master Mr. Muhammad Rafique Abro on allegations of corruption in scholarship funds. The action was taken on the petition of Mr. Mir Muhammad Khurho, a resident of Tharoo.

Complete Story: http://awamiawaz.com/epaper/20160830/page8h.php


Students faint due to electricity breakdown

District Badin: Four students fainted at Government High School Badin due to continuous breakdown of electricity in the city.

Complete Story: http://awamiawaz.com/epaper/20160830/page8h.php


Declaration of registration and permission for Matric examination

Karachi: The Education Board Karachi has directed the failed students of Matriculation to submit their supplementary examination and permission forms up to 9th September, 2016 without any late fees.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103717647&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20160830