31st Oct 2017


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Shangla’s Gujjar community seeks schools in hilly areas

Shangla: The Gujjar community of Shangla district on Monday demanded of the provincial government to ensure provision of educational facilities in the hilly areas so their children could get education at their doorstep.

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Girls schools allocated 70 pc of education budget - Atif Khan

Peshawar: KP Education Minister Atif Khan said we need to provide more opportunities in order to help the country get on the track of development. Rs. 138 billion, that is 70 pc of the education budget, has been allocated for girls schools.

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Girls primary school in Batian Sikandray has one teacher only

Razargh: The school in Swabi has had a single teacher since a number of years. The sole lady teachers teaches all students from grade 1 to 5, said parents of the said students in conversation with media.

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Educational institutes face difficulty because of educational policies

Quetta: Central Information Secretary of Baloch Students Organization said educational institutes have been affected because of government’s education policies.

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Girls right to education is important - PK MAP

Quetta: Provincial Secretary Information for PK MAP, Muhammad Esa Roshan said that girls right to education is important and if half of the society is deprived of it, it could lead to society’s destruction.

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Government’s behaviour with private educational institutes should be condemned

Quetta: President of All Balochistan Progressive Private Schools Association said that government’s behaviour with private educational institutes should be condemned and in future they will carry out protests for their demands.

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Primary schools in Ekkaghund lack basic facilities

Ghalanai: Despite tall claims of government about promotion of education in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata), several schools in Mohmand Agency lack basic facilities.The primary school for girls in Malik Said Kamal Banglo No.2 in Ekkaghund tehsil lacks proper bathrooms, electricity, and furniture.

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Education dept should be provided plots - Saleem Khan

Bannu: FR Bannu Teachers Association former president said that giving 5% quota to private employees is unfair to the workers of education dept.

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National Convention on Students Quality Circles to be held

Islamabad: The 9th National Convention on Students Quality Circle will be held in Abbottabad on November 3 and 4 under the auspices of Equip-Pakistan.

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Skilled youth backbone of any nation

Islamabad: President Mamnoon Hussain on Monday termed the country’s youth the backbone of the national economy and emphasized on the fact that growth is not possible without investing in them.

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Notification of student’s union revival demanded

Islamabad: The student’s leader has demanded of the government to immediately issue notification of the revival of the students union and announced their election at the educational institutes.

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SLS School holds quiz

Rawalpindi: All senior campuses of Sadeeqa’s Learning System Montessori and High School participated in an intra SLS General Knowledge quiz competition.

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Protest against fee hike

Faisalabad: Private Schools Parents Association protested against fee hike in schools by 25%.

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New varsities to be setup in district

Lahore: A day long visit of Punjab Minister for Higher Education to Punjab University that revolved around raising eyebrows within the university in particular and among academic circles.

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Notices to Punjab, Center in free education case

Lahore:A Lahore high court full bench on Monday issued notices to federal and provincial governments seeking directions for provision of free education up to elementary level in all private and public schools.

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Appreciation certificates for teachers and students

Multan: Students and teachers of Police Educators Public School have been lauded for their performance and awarded appreciation certificates.

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Education officers to fulfil education target

Multan: Secretary Education has asked education officers to fulfil enrolment target  otherwise an action will be taken against them.

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Lack of admissions in Punjab govt schools

Lahore: There has been a decrease in govt school admissions contrary to promises of Minister School Education.

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Notice issued to federal and provincial governments by Lahore High Court

Lahore: Acting on an application stating the govt is not fulfilling the responsibility of providing free education under article 25-A, the LHC issued notices to the federal and provincial govts. The application was presented by advocate Azhar Siddique in hearing presided by Justice Abid Azeez Sheikh.

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Deputy Commissioner inaugurates new school

Khanewal: Deputy Commissioner Muzaffar Khan Siyaal inaugurated the Higher Secondary Public School and ensured the provision of other facilities will also be made available.

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Suspicion on collection of security money

Kehror Pakka: The authorities have surprised school students once again by collecting 100 rupees from poor school students in the name of security charges.

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Residents protest on school closure

Johar Abad: Parents protested on the closure of Peer Happa Primary School and lamented that their children are deprived of the basic right to education.

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Distribution of prizes

Sargodha: Government Girls High School Chak 75 held a prize distribution ceremony where young girls performed out and enthralled the audience.

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150 students enrolled by parents in schools

Rahimyar Khan: Deputy Commissioner Sukrat Aman that students involved in child labor have now been enrolled in school and the quantity exceeds more than 150 kids.   

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Teachers protested on lack of teachers

Moro: Teachers protested on the dearth of teachers available at Government Primary School Ghano Khan Laghari. They protested that the education of teachers is left at stake.

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USAID contributes $241m to education, health and municipal services in Sindh

Karachi: The United States has given $241 million to the Sindh government since 2011 under the USAID programme for improvement in education, health and municipal services sectors.

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Teachers participate in SPELT International Conference

Karachi: The 33rd Annual International Conference of the Society of Pakistan English Language Teachers (SPELT) titled: ‘Glocalisation: Think Global, Act Local’ concluded in Karachi on Monday. More than 1,500 teachers from schools, colleges, universities and other academic institutions as well as educators, journalists and business professionals were registered for the two-day conference held at the Karachi School of Business and Leadership and Dawood Public School.

Complete story:https://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/


SEF’s Iqra School closed in Hijrat Colony

Karachi: Iqra Fellowship School that was running under Sindh Education Foundation (SEF) closed after running for 19 years.

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20,000 schools missing toilets and 23,000 schools without drinking water facility in Sindh

Hyderabad: Despite promises of Government of Sindh for betterment in Education Department, there are 20,000 schools without toilets and 23,000 schools without drinking water facilities.

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Poverty can be eradicated through education only - CJ Pakistan

Karachi: Chief Justice of Pakistan said democracy can be made stronger and poverty eradicated only through education.

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Status of a teacher

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Academic race and its negative impact

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Letters to the editor


Schools should be improved

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Confused students

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Student’s identity politics and its discontent
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Schools of Badin-Instead of thriving is falling.

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Secretary Education stressed Education Officers to complete enrolment targets

Multan: All concerned Education Officers have been stressed by the Secretary Education to complete their enrolment targets.

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Special Secretary Higher Education visit of Multan

Multan: The Special Secretary Higher Education paid visit to Government Girls College Chowki No. 6 and inspected the construction work of buildings.

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Teachers shortage in girls higher secondary school

Toba Sultanpur: Shortage of Chemistry and English teachers could not be sufficed in Government Girls Higher Secondary School Toba Sultanpur.

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Provision of education is a need of developing society

Mian Chino: Deputy Commissioner Khanewal Muzafar Khan Siyal said during inauguration ceremony of second phase of DPS school that provision of education is need of developing society.

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Clerk Association stood against Education Director

Hyderabad: All Pakistan Clerk Association Education Department carried a protest before Press Club Hyderabad against illegal promotions and corruption in the Department, alleging the Director Education and Director Secondary Education.

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Rao Chand Library Chelhar dysfunctional since years

Chelhar: Public library of Chelhar entitling the name of Rao Chand Rathore is dysfunctional for past fifteen years. Its building is fading away due to not repairing since years.

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Primary school building near to collapse

Sinjhoro: Building of Urdu Primary School Ward No 2 Sinjhoro City has reached to collapsing condition due to not repairing since long time; whereas students and school staff feel themselves insecure and frightened.

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Deputy Director Education raids on schools of Warah

Warah: The Deputy Director Education Taluka Warah paid an unscheduled visit of different government schools of the Taluka. On her visit of Girls Higher Secondary School Warah only 8 female teachers were present, out of 42. She took away their records.

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Four schools of Gulshan Hadid without electricity

Malir: Reportedly, four schools of area of Gulshan Hadid Karachi are left without facility of electricity. Their electricity was disconnected on the reasons of non-payment of Bills.

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School building dilapidating

Building of Government Primary School Pir Attaullah Shah is completely reached to dilapidating state due to carelessness of education department. The students are compelled to sit under open sky.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-10-31/news/page3/1%20(45).htm


Student future at stake due to closure of School

Drigh Bala: Main Primary School of Village Purani Drigh Bala was left unattended for past two years, putting student education at stake.

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Primary school dysfunctional

Jacobabad: Residents of Village Mithan Bijarani refused the Polio Team due to closure of primary school of the village. Students cried to restore the school.

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Students compelled sit in open due to dilapidated school building

Khairpur Mirs: More than 150 Students of Government Primary School Haji Muhammad Usman Baloch are compelled to sit in open due to shortage of basic facilities and crumbling condition of the school building.

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HEC to act against more than 100 candidates studying abroad

Islamabad: More than 100 students were sent aboard for Higher Studies by Higher Education Commission, but they did not return after completing studies. HEC has decided to act against them.

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Protest against shortage of teachers in higher secondary school

Malir: Students of Government Higher Secondary School Ghaghar Phatak held a protest against teachers shortage in the school.

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SEF school closed in Hijrat Colony

Karachi: Iqra Fellowship School running under Sindh Education Foundation was closed after 19 years of services. The decision was taken by Sindh Education Foundation.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104685129&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20171031


Civil judge visits school on publication of news report

Darya Khan Marri: Judicial Magistrate and Civil Judge Naushero Feroz paid a visit to Government School Wahid Bakhsh Kheskheli on the publication of news report in a local newspaper. He directed the concerned authorities for provision of required facilities to the school.

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Eradication of backwardness of education is initiated

Loralai: Provincial Education Minister Raheem Ziaratwala and others have said in joint statement that steps have been initiated to over-come education backwardness.

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Primary school in Bhag deprived of facilities

Bhag: Government Primary School Dildar Abro is facing acute shortage of basic facilities even in this modern era.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/10-31-2017/quetta/page8.asp

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Girls’ schools percentage extended to 70 percent

Peshawar: Minister for Education KP Muhammad Atif Khan said foundation stone of Women University Mardan will be laid down in December; currently work is under way on the establishment of Engineering University in the Province. He added that girls’ schools percentage was extended from 35 to 70 and education budget has been increased up to 138 billion rupees.

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Only one teacher in girls primary school

Government Girls Primary School Batiyan Sikandar (Swabi) is running on the dependability of only one female teacher.

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