6th December 2016

National Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Action sought against VC over ‘irregular’ appointments

Many candidates have demanded action against the Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan Vice-Chancellor accusing him of violating merit in the recent appointments to the university.

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Shangla School gets new furniture

Ziauddin Yousafzai, father of the Nobel Prize Winner Malala Yousafzai has provided furniture to a school where he received his primary education about 40 years ago.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=06_12_2016_182_004


Students seek removal of Chitral College principal

The Muttahida Talaba Mahaz has demanded removal of the Government College Chital’s principal over the alleged misconduct.

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Chain of colleges, universities to be set up in FATA

Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), Engr Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has claimed that federal government is keen to establish a proper chain of public universities and colleges across the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA).

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2016-12-06/lahore/8242/53763




7 Model Schools will be established for special children

Provincial Minister Sikander Hayat Khan Sher Pao said that we should encourage the contribution of special children in education sector. The students and teachers are responsible to give good results.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103899106&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20161206




Educational reforms are nowhere in 2016

Hazara Democratic Party has said that year 2016 in its last month, but there are no educational reforms.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-06-2016/Quetta/page2.asp



Educational emergency is limited to statements only

Ghulam Nabi Mari said that illiteracy and poverty can only be eliminated with education. We should make education our top priority to cop up with the future challenges.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-06-2016/Quetta/page2.asp


Government should take back the decision of 5th and 8th grade examinations

These decisions are taken to generate revenue from poor students which is cruel. Instead of these sort of decision government should bring in bring quality syllabus.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-06-2016/Quetta/page7.asp




Quaid-i-Azam varsity dept. named after Dr. Salam

In December 1979, when Dr. Abdus Salam was invited by the Physics Department of the Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, shortly after being declared a Nobel Laureate, students of a right wing organisation had protested and blocked an event held in his honour.

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92pc CSS candidates fail in English

Just 2.09pc of the students who had sat the Central Superior Services (CSS) exams passed, with 92pc failing in English, the National Assembly Standing Committee on Cabinet Secretariat was told on Monday.

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RMS student council takes oath

The Roots Millennium Schools (RMS) Oxbridge Campus Islamabad held its first ever oath taking ceremony to appoint the first student council for the school year 2016-2017, according to a press release issued by the organisation on Monday.

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2016-12-06/lahore/8260/53817


Prestigious Harvard launches program in Benazir Bhutto’s name

Classmates of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto have taken it upon themselves to start an international leadership course in the name of the slain PPP leader at her alma mater, Harvard University.

Complete Story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/latest/169929-Prestigious-Harvard-launches-program-in-Benazir-Bhuttos-name



Aftab lays PMASBU Attock Campus foundation stone

Federal Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Sheikh Aftab Ahmed has said that this govt. under the leadership of Mian Nawaz Shareef is heading towards development. Education is on top priorities of the government.

Complete Story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201612/06/national.php


IIUI, Indonesia Darunnajah Foundation to boost cooperation

International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI) and Indonesia’s Darunnajah Foundation have vowed to have mutual cooperation in the field of education through MoU and by preparing a roadmap for exchange of faculty and launch joint training programs.

Complete Story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201612/06/national2.php



Educational institutes are not bound to conduct tests through NTS

National Testing Service (NTS) is not verified by HEC. Educational institutes are not bond to conduct there tests through NTS.

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Future belongs to skilled workforce: Cheema

National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC) on Monday organised a provincial level Youth Skill Competition at National Institute of Science and Technical Education (NISTE) to raise awareness regarding to significance of skilled learning and vocational training.

Complete Story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201612/06/islamabad-2.php





Devolution doesn’t empower provinces to legislate on VCs

Mere devolution of subject of education to provinces does not confer on them (provinces) the power to legislate with regard to standards for higher education and criteria for appointment of vice chancellors, says a detailed verdict of Lahore High Court in vice-chancellors’ appointment case.

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74 private and federal schools face closure over lax security

Seventy-four public and private schools in the garrison city face being closed by the City District Government of Rawalpindi (CDGR) if they don’t improve their security within two weeks.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=06_12_2016_151_004


Education dept. clerks protest against delay in promotions

Clerks of the education department on Monday observed a strike and staged a token sit-in in front of their office on Murree Road against the delay in their promotions.

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Kinnaird College holds film festival to discourage violence against women

The Kinnaird College celebrated 16 days of activism for elimination of violence against women by organising a short film festival titled 'Her Talk' here on Monday at KC.

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2016-12-06/lahore/8252/53839


GEP Mela raises awareness among students about gender equality

Raising awareness regarding women's empowerment, Aurat Foundation on Monday organised a Gender Equity Programme (GEP) Mela 2016 at Gender Studies Department University of the Punjab.

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2016-12-06/lahore/8252/53844



Degrees of four universities declared bogus

Higher Education Commission (HEC) declared degrees of four universities bogus and the department is collecting evidence against 6 other universities.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103899962&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20161206




Four day moot ends with messages of peace and love

The ninth Aalmi Urdu Conference, organised by the Arts Council of Pakistan, Karachi, concluded on Sunday evening with message of love and the passing of a resolution against the arms’ race in South Asian countries.

Complete Story: http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201612060012&EN_ID=11201612060005&EMID=11201612060002


KU announces MA Previous and Final External results

The Controller of Examinations, University of Karachi, on Monday announced the results of M.A. Previous External Annual Examinations 2015.

Complete Story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201612/06/karachi.php


Inter Arts Part 1 result will be announced today

Jamia Karachi Controller Examination Dr. Arshad said that Master Part 1 and 2 annual exam 2015 result has been announced. The result of Inter arts part 1 will be announced today.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103899432&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20161206


Special kids cannot compete with normal children in education sector

Special children gets education from special schools, but later on in colleges and universities they have to compete with normal children, which they are unable to do. Special Education, Sindh has established 25 new special education centers and 50 schools are already working in Sindh to educate special children.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103898810&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20161206




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