31st January 2017

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Strong in spirit cancer patient tops his class

A minor school student from Charsadda secured first position in his class despite suffering from blood cancer. The ailment has badly affected his vital organs.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-01-31/page-2/detail-8



PHC seeks explanation for job provision from Education Dept

The Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Monday asked Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Education Department to explain under which laws and rules it had inked an agreement with land owners to provide low-paid jobs in return for free land for establishment of primary schools in the province.

Complete Story: http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/1-31-2017/page3.asp




Move to bring out of school children back

The Director Education Department FATA Secretariat, Hashim Khan Afridi on Monday said that the rationalisation policy implemented earlier in tribal areas had been revised and a one-year grace period would be given to landowners and teachers for enrolling out of school children in schools.

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-01-31/lahore/9424/64736





Teachers who rejected to give duty during examinations should be fired

Ministry of Education has taken the decision to fire teachers who did not perform their duties during board examinations.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104004236&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20170131



Turkish staff of Pak-Turk schools disagreed to leaving the country

The staff of Pak-Turk schools has not complied with the decision to go back to their country and have applied for political asylum from United Nations Higher Commission for Human Rights.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-01-31/page-3/detail-31



Plan for Online Monitoring of Class 5th, 7th board examination ready

Punjab Examination National Commission has prepared a plan for the online monitoring of board examination, starting 5thFebruary, of class 5th and 7th.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104003442&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20170131




Two minor students shot outside school

Two minor children were shot and wounded when assailants opened fired on their car outside their school within the limits of the Thari Mir Wah police station, Khairpur District, Monday morning.

Complete Story: http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201701310001&EN_ID=11201701310001&EMID=11201701310001


Complaints of harassment faced by students increasing

Complaints regarding harassment on students by youngsters, standing outside schools are increasing day by day.

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Youngsters should not waste time and focus on their education: Shahid Afridi

Pakistan Cricket Team’s former captain, Shahid Afridi said that youngsters should not waste time and focus on their education so that they can become a useful resource of our country.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/01-31-2017/karachi/pic.asp?picname=259458


ASPSA to put all efforts to promote Sindh education

Sindh Minister for Education and Literacy, Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar has facilitates the newly elected office bearers of All Sindh Private Schools Association (ASPSA) and expressed his hope that the newly elected office bearers of the association will continue their efforts for promotion of the education in Sindh.

Complete Story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201701/31/karachi.php




Compulsory Education Bill

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-01-31/lahore/9428/64625


Letters to the Editor


Children are just like flowers

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/01-31-2017/karachi/pic.asp?picname=259468