6th May 2016

National Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

UoP to offer prisoners distance education


The University of Peshawar has decided to extend its distance education programme to the prisoners across the province. A news release issued by the UoP said the academic council of the university met on Thursday at the Sir Sahibzada Abdul Qayyum Hall of the campus.


Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1256643/uop-to-offer-prisoners-distance-education

Salaries of teachers stopped after one year


D.E.O Peshawar blocked the salaries of 70 CT, DM, AT and TT teachers who were hired through NTS test. According to D.E.O Peshawar said Establishment Department KPK ordered not to extend the contract of Adhok teachers, if Director Re ordered the extension in contract then there salary will be released.


Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103499375&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20160506




Quality education in public schools


Provincial Minister Sport, Culture and Museum Mehmood Khan said Public schools are imparting quality education to students in better environment. Children of poor and middle families come here to study, without them country cannot make progress.


Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103499392&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20160506




Need to focus on skills along with education


Vice Chancellor of Abdul Khan Wali University Professor Ehsan Ali said students must focus on their skills along with education. After getting skills and education students can bring this country out of the current problems.


Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/peshawar/2016-05-06/page-2




Commercial activities in University Town protested


The residents of University Town in the provincial capital on Thursday protested the growing commercial activities in their residential locality and demanded the administration crack down on those violating the bylaws despite the court’s orders. They warned they would agitate if the demand was not met.


Complete Story: www.dawn.com/news/1256649/commercial-activities-in-university-town-protested




No facilities for disabled students


Special students who are studying at various universities in the federal capital are facing problems with moving around campuses as there are no ramps in institutions to facilitate them. Almost all the universities in the capital do not have special washroom or ramps for wheel chairs or other facilities for special students.


Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1256596/education-watch




Haripur to have institute of applied science & technology


In order to promote high quality technical education infrastructure at tertiary level and a high technology industry, the Pak-Austria Fachhochschule: Institute of Applied Science and Technology is being established in Mang area of Haripur district at an approximate cost of Rs 8.2 billion.


Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/117895-Haripur-to-have-institute-of-applied-science-technology




PHC says UoP VC can’t appoint area study Centre director


The Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Thursday declared the University of Peshawar vice-chancellor advertisement for the post of director of the Areas Study Centre as void and directed the Higher Education Commission to complete the appointment process of the director within two months.


Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/117890-PHC-says-UoP-VC-cant-appoint-Area-Study-Centre-director




Economic Corridor: CPEC expert Alam Mehsud expelled from Seminar at ICU


Technical expert on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Dr Said Alam Mehsud was expelled from a seminar on the mega project held at Islamia College University on Thursday. He was not allowed to deliver his speech titled ‘CPEC: Myth and Reality’ organised by varsity on Thursday.


Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1098137/economic-corridor-cpec-expert-alam-mehsud-expelled-from-seminar-at-icu/




HEC issuance the NOC to Women University


The Women University Swabi has shown good performance in a short period of time & gains the NOC from Higher Education Department.


Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103497555&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20160505




Study visit at Peshawar University


In Peshawar University increase the fees’s and close the study visitors due to the financial deficit of 2013. Administration of Peshawar University increases the buses rent Due to the financial deficit.


Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103497547&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20160505




Suspended 94th schools


The Peshawar High court suspended the notification of merging 94th schools of Mohmand agency FATA and ordered sectary law and ordered and additional chief sectary for explanation of the matter.


Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103497566&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20160505




500 schools in Mohmand remain closed due to teachers’ strike


Around 500 state-run schools in Mohmand Agency remained closed for the last two weeks due to the teachers’ strike for their up-gradation. Talking to reporters on Wednesday, president of the Malgari Ustazaan Mujahid Khan said the government had announced upgrading the pay-scale of teachers four years back.


Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/117514-500-schools-in-Mohmand-remain-closed-due-to-teachers-strike




Persian language learning course ends at ICU


A six-week comprehensive Persian language learning course has concluded at the Islamia College University (ICU). A ceremony was arranged to award certificates to the participants of the course.


Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/117519-Persian-language-learning-course-ends-at-ICU




Governor says Technical Education must for development


Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra on Wednesday said that opportunities were being made available to the youth to get technical education as it was the only path to prosperity and development.


Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/117518-Governor-says-technical-education-must-for-development




Making it real: Student endeavours to build heavy machinery with ordinary items


A student of Government College of Technology (GCT) Mingora, Swat has used seemingly ordinary items to create models of a hydraulic excavator and a dump truck. His teachers believe if he is provided sufficient resources to give effect to this technique, it could reap countless benefits for the country.


Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1097542/making-it-real-student-endeavours-to-build-heavy-machinery-with-ordinary-items/




Govt, Seminary students: Joint co-curricular activities stressed


Students of seminaries and government schools should be encouraged to participate in co-curricular activities together to foster tolerance and understanding.


Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1097529/govt-seminary-students-joint-co-curricular-activities-stressed/




Imran flays Nawaz for ‘using students for political motives’


 Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan has criticised Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for keeping Hazara University closed during his address to a public meeting in Mansehra and closure of schools in Bannu during his visit to the district on Tuesday.


Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1256193/imran-flays-nawaz-for-using-students-for-political-motives










Inadequate teaching staff, Sher Garh


There is a shortage of teaching staff in Government Girls Primary School Sher Garh, it is demanded from education department to provide the school with more teaching staff so that students can get proper education, otherwise parents will be constrained to keep their children at home.


Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/peshawar/2016-05-04/page-3




Annual five thousand rupees to position holders


Peshawar Education Employees Foundation issued cheques of Rs 104505000 for scholarship. Five thousand rupees per student will be given to first 2095 students on top positions in 2015-2016 matric and inter Examinations.


Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103495365&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20160504




Firing outside school creates panic in Kohat


Firing by a masked person outside a private educational institution created chaos in the area but the culprit fled after retaliatory firing of the security guard here on Tuesday. Police said that an unidentified culprit covering face opened heavy aerial firing outside a private school located in Chakar Kot area of Kohat creating panic among the students and staffers.


Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/national/04-May-2016/firing-outside-school-creates-panic-in-kohat




Free Wifi facility to be provided to students: Shahram


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Senior Minister for Information Technology (IT), Shahram Tarakai has directed the management of IT Department to make all the necessary arrangements to provide round the clock free WiFi facility within the campuses under the “KP Open WiFi” project.


Complete Story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2016/05/04/city/islamabad/free-wifi-facility-to-be-provided-to-students-shahram/








Cultivation of cheating culture is necessary


Deputy Commissioner Abdul Wahid Khan Kakar said for promoting education it is deem necessary to end the cheating practice in examinations, Students must focus on their hard work instead of cheating in exam so they will be prepared for their future in all respects.


Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/05-06-2016/Quetta/page11.asp




Conveyance allowance for teachers during vacations


Members of Government teachers association said it is unjust with the teachers to deduct their conveyance allowance during their summer holidays. Provincial government issued minutes regarding not deducting the conveyance of teachers but it is still not implemented.


Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/05-06-2016/Quetta/page11.asp




Education must be the first Priority, Inaam Kakar


Provincial Minister of Pashtoon Students Federation said education needs to be the first priority of Government. And for this we have to work by day and night.


Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103498224&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20160506




There will be no place for cheating


Controller examination Syed Ebad Ullah said in his statement there will be no place of cheating in F.A and FSC exams neither we will be black mailed by anyone. Cultivation of cheeting is the vision of current Government.


Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103498246&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20160506




Change in school uniform is not a wise decision


President of AL haq Trust Baluchistan Moulana Abdul Jalil said in his joint statement that changing school uniform into pent shirts is not a wise decision this will end the national recognition of shalwar kameez.


Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103498229&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20160506




Security issue in University


Central legislator of Baloch Students Organization said all the arrangements in Balochistan University are against Baloch students all the litigations of Vice Chancellor are baseless. Royal System is prevailing on the name of security.


Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/05-04-2016/Quetta/page2.asp




Lack of Urdu books in Balochistan University


There is a lack of Urdu books in Balochistan University due to which students are facing difficulties, Governor Balochistan and Prime Minister must take notice of this issue.


Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103494558&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20160504




Approval of new medical session at Bolan University


Students of MBBS and BDS demanded from government to approve the final list of MBBS and BDS 2015-16 so that new sessions can be started soon.


Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103494559&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20160504








ISRA University and ICRC sign MoU


ISRA University signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), says a press release. ISRA University Pro-Vice Chancellor Professor Dr. Umer Ali Khan and Reto Stocker, head of delegation, ICRC signed the MoU, while the ICRC members and the faculty of ISRA University including Professor Dr. Ishtiaq Ahmed, Head of Surgery Department and Associate Professor Dr. Salman Tipu, vice dean, clinical sciences were also present on the occasion.


Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/117790-ISRA-University-and-ICRC-sign-MoU




Uol Programmes alumni reception held


The inaugural alumni reception of the University of London (UoL) International Programmes was held here, says a press release.


Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/117789-UoL-programmes-alumni-reception-held






HEC, SECP join hands for investor education


The Higher Education Commission (HEC) and Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to foster partnership for increasing awareness about capital investment and encouraging youth towards entrepreneurship through investor education.


Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/117788-HEC-SECP-join-hands-for-investor-education




Pakistan to support Maldives in education


Pakistan has assured Maldives of support and cooperation in the education sector, especially in the fields of medicine and engineering. The assurance was given by Minister of State for Federal Education and Professional Training Muhammad Baligh-ur-Rehman to Deputy Education Minister of Maldives Azleen Ahmed and his delegation during a meeting here on Thursday.


Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/117782-Pakistan-to-support-Maldives-in-education




Investment on education key to Pakistan’s prosperity: UK HC


British High Commissioner in Pakistan Thomas Drew has said investment on education was the way forward for growth and prosperity of Pakistan. Addressing the first-ever alumni reception of the University of London International Programmes here at a local hotel, the high commissioner said the British government was cooperating with Pakistan in the promotion of quality education through British Council and University of London International Programmes.


Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/islamabad/06-May-16/investment-on-education-key-to-pakistans-prosperity-uk-hc




Kids working in brick kilns being enrolled in schools: EDO


Executive District Officer (EDO) Education Qazi Zahoor ul Haq yesterday said that the children working in brick kilns are being enrolled in schools. The purpose of enrolling the children in schools is to eliminate child labour following the instructions of Chief Minister Punjab Mian Shehbaz Sharif, he added.


Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/islamabad/06-May-2016/kids-working-in-brick-kilns-being-enrolled-in-schools-edo




Agreement between HEC and SECP


An agreement has been signed between Higher Education Commission and Security and Exchange Commission of Pakistan. According to the agreement, the SECP would start educational programs for courses in investment and finance.


Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-05-06&edition=ISL&id=2346031_46401911






Arid University playing its role in Agriculture


Member of the National Assembly Javaid Ikhlas has expressed that Arid Agriculture University is playing its role in the development of the agriculture sector in Pakistan. He was attending the one day Kisan festival organized by the Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University.


Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-05-06&edition=ISL&id=2346026_36256616




Security situation hindered schools’ reconstruction in KP


The law and order situation in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has hindered the revival of educational institutions in parts of the province affected by the 2005 earthquake.


Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1256398/security-situation-hindered-schools-reconstruction-in-kp




QAU's BA, BSc exams from next week


The Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) will hold the annual BA, BSc and B.Com examinations next week. According to the schedule announced by the QAU, the examinations will begin on May 10 and last until June 15.


Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/117527-QAUs-BA-BSc-exams-from-next-week




FDE Colleges Get New Principal


The federal government colleges in Islamabad have seen a reshuffle at top. According to the Federal Directorate of Education, Islamabad Model College for Boys (Sihala) Principal Professor Muhammad Ali Siddiqui has become the principal of the FG Postgraduate College for Men.


Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/117528-FDE-colleges-get-new-principals




EU envoys intend to visit Universities


The European Union ambassadors to Pakistan will visit universities across the country as part of the May 9 Europe Day celebrations. Under the event titled ‘EU ambassadors back to the universities’, the envoys from EU member states will inform university students and teachers about the Union, its bilateral relations with Pakistan as well as the country they are representing.


Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/117529-EU-envoys-intend-to-visit-universities




Bilquis College for Women holds convocation


The convocation of MA English, MA Education, MEd, BA, BSc and B.Ed courses was held at Bilquis Postgraduate College for Women, PAF Base, Nur Khan, on Wednesday.


Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/117530-Bilquis-College-for-Women-holds-convocation






Facilities for special students ordered


Minister of State for Federal Education and Professional Training Muhammad Baligh-ur-Rehman on Wednesday asked the Higher Education Commission to ensure the best possible facilities for students with special needs or disability at universities across the country.


Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/117536-Facilities-for-special-students-ordered




Asian libraries moot in September


The first-ever Asian Libraries Conference will be held at the Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) in the first week of September to promote book-reading culture and strengthen research-based academic work at higher education level.


Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/117544-Asian-Libraries-Moot-in-September




PSI Pre-Schooler’s Celebrate Annual Day


The pre-school children of Preparatory School Islamabad (PSI) celebrated their annual programme with the theme ‘Once Upon a Time,’ says a press release. The programme featured delightful performances by little children between two and six years, with a special guest appearance by the third graders in their hilarious version of well-loved fairy tales- Fractured Fairy Tales.


Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/117533-PSI-pre-schoolers-celebrate-annual-day




Reinstated teachers demand job structure, Up-gradation


Over 500 reinstated teachers, who have been working on same positions in various schools and colleges of the federal capital for years, have appealed to the education managers to regularise their services and upgrade their positions.


Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/islamabad/05-May-2016/reinstated-teachers-demand-job-structure-up-gradation




Govt to hold first-ever Asian Libraries Conference at AIOU


First-ever Asian Libraries Conference would be held at Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) in the first week of September this year to promote book-reading culture and strengthen research based academic work at higher education level.


Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/islamabad/05-May-16/govt-to-hold-first-ever-asian-libraries-conference-at-aiou




HEC must provide facilities to special students


The Federal Minister Baleegh-ur-Rehman has stated that the Higher Education Commission must provide special facilities to the special children. He stated that an educated society takes care of the special people.


Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-05-05&edition=ISL&id=2343659_41171647






FATA teachers protest


FATA teachers protest continues from14th days at front of the press club Islamabad. FATA teachers demand that the up-gradation of the teachers Scale.


Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103497321&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20160505




Teacher’s union protests


Teacher’s union has decided to protest against the privatization of government schools on May 14 & demanded for the up gradation of their scale.


Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103497351&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20160505




Annual events in preparatory schools


Students of Preparatory Schools have shown excellent performance in annual event.  The Principal of preparatory school said that our purpose is to bring out the hidden skills of our children through better education.


Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103496868&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20160505




9th class registration


Education board Rawalpindi announced the last date of 9th class registration for the male and female students. 500 fine for those students who are not registered in due date.


Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103496894&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20160505




Shortage of teachers


There is a shortage of 1350 teachers in rural areas of Federal such as Nilor, Sihala, Tarnol, and Bhara khao with lack of other basic facilities.


Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103496928&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20160505




Students still without books


Several students in government-run schools have still not been provided with textbooks despite the fact that State Minister for Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) Dr Tariq Fazal Chaudhry had issued clear directives to the National Book Foundation (NBF) and the Federal Directorate of Education (FDE), asking them to provide all schools with the required books.


Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1256174/students-still-without-books






EU Day to be celebrated in Universities


The Ambassadors from the countries of the European Union have stated that they will celebrate the European Union Day in a unique way this year. The ambassadors told that they would visit the universities across Pakistan on 9th May and deliver informative lectures about the European Union to the students and the faculty members.


Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-05-04&edition=ISL&id=2341537_63037959




AIOU to provide multimedia support to its students


Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) will have its own educational television channel later this year to provide multimedia support to its students in their educational pursuits.


Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/117342-AIOU-to-provide-multimedia-support-to-its-students






Difficulty in getting admissions


Parents are facing problems for the admissions of their kids in federal public schools. References are essential for getting admissions. Parents taking route towards private institutes even on high fees structures.


Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/05-04-2016/Pindi/pic.asp?picname=41.gif




Extra registration fees for 9th class


Last date for registration in 9th class was 31st of May in the previous year and it is 15th May this year and on late admission extra 500 rupees will be charged, which put parents in problem. Registration fees are Rs.800 whereas private schools are taking 2000 per student.


Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/05-04-2016/Pindi/pic.asp?picname=427.gif




Harassment of teachers


District Deputy Education Officer Gujar Khan Shahnshah Babar has been transferred to Kahuta on the complaint of harassment of female teachers. Female teachers protesting against him they demanded to send all the complaints to Prime Minister and Chief Justice.


Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103495134&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20160504




Funds for schools


Minister of state for federal Education Baleeguh-ur-rehman said grant five trillion rupees has been issued for the opening of 12 new technical schools, these schools will be completed by next year.


Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103495143&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20160504




Educational television channel by open University


Allama Iqbal Open University completed the work of opening Educational Television Channel for their millions of students in the country to provide them multimedia support. They are trying to contact PEMRA for getting permission to start transmission.


Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103494956&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20160504




Golden Hand Shake scheme for teachers


Planning has been made for giving Golden hand shake to teachers of all boys’ and girls’ primary, secondary and high schools till 2018. All regular and contract male and female teachers will be set free on basis of Golden Hand Shake Scheme and all institutes will be handed over to Private Organizations.


Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103494961&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20160504




Security guards bereft of two months’ Salary


Security guards hired for the security of A+ and A category schools after being two months of service didn’t get their first pay due to which many of guard decided to resign.


Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103495330&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20160504




Germany shows interest in educational cooperation


Ambassador of Germany Ina Lepel met Minister of State for Federal Education and Professional Training Engineer Muhammad Baligh-ur-Rehman at his office here on Tuesday and showed interest in educational cooperation between the two countries.


Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/117348-Germany-shows-interest-in-educational-cooperation




MIUC launches University of London MPA Programme


Metropolitan International University Campus (MIUC) leadership along with the staff and students attended the seminar where ACCA and the University of London (UoL) have joined hands to offer the first ever world-class master’s programme integrated with a prestigious professional qualification, and launch ceremony was held in Serena Hotel.


Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/117352-MIUC-launches-University-of-London-MPA-programme




Senate body tells HEC to probe Hazara University irregularities


A sub-committee of the Senate Standing Committee on Federal Education and Professional Training asked the Chairman, Higher Education Commission (HEC) to probe the irregularities and unlawful appointment in Hazara University highlighted by Senator Azam Khan Swati in light of detailed reply submitted by the university.


Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/islamabad/04-May-16/senate-body-tells-hec-to-probe-hazara-university-irregularities










LCWU Foundation Day


Punjab Minister for Higher Education Begum Zakia Shahnawaz has said the Punjab government is introducing new dimensions for progress of education and development of women.  According to a handout she said this while speaking at the 94th Foundation Day of Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) here on Thursday.


Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/117776-LCWU-Foundation-Day






Court demanded answer from Atchison College for not providing free education


Lahore High Court demanded answer from Punjab Government for not giving free education in Atchison College.


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Conversion of schools on Solar Energy


For the implementation of Solar Energy System Plan in 4321 schools which are bereft of electricity, initially 8 firms are qualified. The contract will be given to the one firm who will meet the required demands.


Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103499758&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20160506




Education of girl is essential for the progress of country


Begum Zakia Shahnawaz Provincial Minister Higher Education has said that education of girl is very crucial for aiding in the economic and social development of our country and for this Punjab Government is introducing modern education system. Different projects have been started for girls education.


Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103499781&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20160506




Need of Modern education


Syed Abbas Ali said that Youth must be equipped with higher education in the light of modern requirements. He further said government is working for the establishment of new Madrasas that will be equipped with modern computer labs, and language labs.


Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/metropolitan1/06-May-2016/376620




Developed countries give priority to education


Primary education didn’t get much attention of government. Developed countries invest a major part of budget in education departments. We must promote technical and science education along with arts.


Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/metropolitan4/06-May-2016/376588




Nursing exam results


Punjab Nursing Examination Board on Thursday announced the results of the post-basic nursing examination. 449 students appeared in 14 specialties of nursing and 440 of them passed the exam, with the success percentage of 98.


Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/117774-Nursing-exam-results






Three-Day Book Fair begins at PU


A three-day book fair of Punjab University started at the university’s Institute of Education and Research (IER) on Thursday. Over 140 stalls have been set up by publishers from across Pakistan presenting books on a variety of topics. The first day witnessed huge influx of visitors particularly students.


Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/117772-Three-day-book-fair-begins-at-PU






By the book: Registrar appointed in violation of HEC rules


A faculty member, drawing salary under the Tenure Track System (TTS), has been appointed the Government College University (GCU) registrar in violation of Higher Education Commission (HEC) rules.


Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1098073/by-the-book-registrar-appointed-in-violation-of-hec-rules/




Students participate actively In 94 years Celebrations


The celebrations were held at the Lahore College for Women University at the occasion of 94th anniversary of the establishment of the institution. The students participated actively in the celebrations.


Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-05-06&edition=LHR&id=2346493_36041441




Cigarette selling outside educational institutes


The business of cigarette selling continued outside the educational institutes and the administration has become a silent spectator. Despite the ban on sale to fewer than 18 children, the number of cigarette vendors has increased.


Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-05-06&edition=LHR&id=2346502_40016997




Meeting of Educational and Research Board


The meeting of the educational and research board of University of Health Sciences was held. The proposals for 23 different educational programs were accepted in the meeting. The meeting was chaired by the vice chancellor Professor Muhammad Aslam.


Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-05-06&edition=LHR&id=2346731_75871871




Discrepancies found in purchase of Books and Uniforms


Several discrepancies were found in the purchase of the books and uniforms for the students who work at the factories. The officers of the education department purchased the items themselves despite of the orders that said that this is the responsibility of the schools heads.


Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-05-06&edition=LHR&id=2346735_59879756




High Court seeks answer on transport allowance


The high court has sought an explanation from secretary schools on the issue of transport allowance. The teachers were not given the transport allowance during the vacations.


Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-05-06&edition=LHR&id=2346760_11483686




Eight firms qualify for the solar energy project


Eight firms have qualified for the project in which the schools are targeted to be converted on solar energy. According to the project, 4321 schools would be converted to solar energy that are off grid.


Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-05-06&edition=LHR&id=2346762_63030201




Teachers to protest against privatization of schools


The teachers union would start a protest against the privatization of the schools. The core committee meeting of the union has been called on the 9th of May. Lawyers and doctors would also be asked to participate in the protest.


Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-05-06&edition=LHR&id=2346764_73201157








Dengue surveillance to be completed in 10 Days


The cantonment board has directed the schools to complete the dengue surveillance in the schools within ten days. AC Cantt Sara Hayat stated that national spirit is needed to fight dengue.


Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-05-06&edition=LHR&id=2346751_88748173




Nepotism in allotment of residential block


Nepotism has been found in the allotment of residential block in Rawalpindi Medical College. Several employees of lower grades are living in the residences for the higher grades.


Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-05-06&edition=ISL&id=2345223_81208345




PSB to promote 1,252 officers, teachers and doctors 


Provincial Selection Board (PSB) headed by Punjab Additional Chief Secretary Shamail Ahmed Khawaja decided to promote 1,252 provincial officers, teachers and doctors from grade 18 to 19 in its meetings during the current year. As many as 711 women assistant professors and 341 assistant professors of government colleges have been promoted as associate professors in grade 19.


Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/punjab/06-May-16/psb-to-promote-1252-officers-teachers-and-doctors




Girls not allowed wearing tights, jeans and jewelry in Faisalabad University


National Textile University (NTU) of Faisalabad has issued an elaborate dress code for its staff and students, which bans them from wearing jeans among other clothing items. The code claimed to have been established in order to promote a positive image of the educational institute and to maintain good moral, religious and cultural values.


Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/punjab/06-May-16/girls-not-allowed-to-wear-tights-jeans-and-jewellery-in-faisalabad-university






My Teacher – My Hero begins


Pakistan’s largest art competition for children and young people tilted 5th season of ArtBeat – National Child Art Competitions and Exhibitions by The Little Art (TLA) with theme of ‘My Teacher-My Hero’ for children aged 4 to 18 kicked off yesterday at Lahore Arts Council (Alhamra).


Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/lahore/06-May-2016/my-teacher-my-hero-begins




LHC seeks reply over free education at Aitcheson College


The Lahore High Court yesterday gave last chance to the Punjab government to submit reply to the petition seeking directions for free education at the top elite school in Pakistan, Aitcheson College Lahore.


Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/lahore/06-May-2016/lhc-seeks-reply-over-free-education-at-aitchison-college




PU declares result


Punjab University has declared the result for BS Computer Science 4th year annual 2015. The results are available on the university website.


Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-05-05&edition=LHR&id=2344286_85167878




RMC Ceremony cancelled due to security reasons


The ongoing sports week in Rawalpindi Medical College was halted owing to the security reasons. The event had started on 2nd May. Film screening was scheduled for Wednesday that was cancelled due to the security reasons.


Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-05-05&edition=ISL&id=2342984_90654756




Lack of facilities at FJWU Day Care Center


The day care center at Fatima Jinnah Women University lacks proper facilities. The women have protested and asked the chancellor of the university Governor Punjab to take notice of the situation. They claimed that the university charges heavy fees and yet does not provide the necessary facilities.


Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-05-05&edition=ISL&id=2342992_58309406




LCWU Celebrates its 94th anniversary


All set to celebrate 94th anniversary of establishment of Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) on Thursday (today). According to a press release issued here on Wednesday, LCWU, with enrollment of more than 10 thousand students, is a prestigious women university which was established as a college on May 5, 1922.


Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/117491-LCWU-celebrates-its-94th-anniversary






PU result


Punjab University Examinations Department has declared the results of BS in Computer Science (fourth year) annual examination 2015. Detailed results are also available at PU website www.pu.edu.pk <http://www.pu.edu.pk/> , says a press release issued here on Wednesday.


Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/117496-PU-result




Notice to Secretary Education


Justice Shahid Karim of Lahore High Court Wednesday issued a notice to Punjab secretary education on a petition moved by a girl student challenging 12 years age restriction for the students appearing in 9th class examinations. The judge ordered to the secretary to file a detailed reply to the petition till May6 (today).


Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/117498-Notice-to-secretary-education




2,365 Youths to be trained under skill uplift plan


In order to provide trained manpower to the industry locally and internationally and reduce poverty, Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (Tevta) will train 2,365 youths under Prime Minister’s Youth Skill Development Programme Phase-III.


Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/117500-2365-youths-to-be-trained-under-skill-uplift-plan








PU Book Fair from today


Pakistan’s largest three-day annual book fair 2016, under the aegis of Punjab University administration, will begin from Thursday (today) at 10am at the corridor of Institute of Education and Research, New Campus.


Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/117510-PU-book-fair-from-today






Girls on Top at GCU Paintings Contest


The female students Wednesday once again proved that they have better aesthetics than boys by clean sweeping all distinctions at the Inter-Universities Flower and Painting Competitions 2016 organised by the Government College University Lahore Horticulture Society (GCU-HS) on the theme of “Three R's: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle’.


Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/117511-Girls-on-top-at-GCU-paintings-contest








Bomb hoax at Six City Schools


Bomb scare in six government and public schools of the city panicked police and parents on Wednesday. Police said the guards of two schools -- Gulshan-i-Ravi Government Girls High School in G-block and Saeeda Butt Private School -- were told by a motorcyclist that bombs were planted in the institutions’ buildings around 10:55am.


Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1256392/bomb-hoax-at-six-city-schools




GCUF students stage sit-in


Students of the Government College University Faisalabad (GCUF) on Wednesday continued with their protest against the Sahiwal campus management over the issue of non-recognition of many courses by the Higher Education Commission, Punjab.


Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1256374/gcuf-students-stage-sit-in




Age limit for appearing in 9th Class Exam Challenged


The Lahore High Court yesterday issued notice to the Punjab education secretary in a petition filed by a girl student against limit of 12 years age for the students appearing in 9th class examination. Justice Shahid Karim of LHC heard the case and adjourned further hearing until May 6.


Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/lahore/05-May-2016/age-limit-for-appearing-in-9th-class-exam-challenged




NEB exam announced for Medical Graduates


The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has announced conducting examination for doctors who got MBBS degree from abroad on June 2-3. NEB examination is compulsory for medical graduates from abroad for PMDC registration. Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Medical University will conduct the two day exam at Pak-China Centre Islamabad. President PMDC said that Council members would monitor the examination for ensuring transparency.


Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/lahore/05-May-2016/neb-exam-announced-for-medical-graduates




AIOU students face mismanagement during BA/BSc exams


The students of Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) had to face trouble as the location mentioned as examination Centre on their roll number slips for the BA/BSC exams was incorrect, Pakistan Today has learnt.


Complete Story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2016/05/05/city/lahore/aiou-students-face-mismanagement-during-babsc-exams/




Six schools closed for the day after bomb hoax


At least six schools in various parts of the city were evacuated and closed for the day following a series of hoax calls about a bomb threat on Wednesday, police said. The guards of two schools in Gulshan-i-Ravi ─ Government Girls’ High School in G block and Saeeda Butt Private School ─ were alerted of a threat by a motorcyclist, after which the administration was informed and a call was made to 15 around 10:55am. The school was evacuated following the hoax, school sources said.


Complete Story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2016/05/05/city/lahore/six-schools-closed-for-the-day-after-bomb-hoax/




Eight point CoD presented to Education Department


The eight point Charter of Demand from the Teachers Union has been presented to the education department.  The demands were presented to EDO Education by a delegate of PTU lead by district president PTU Hamid Ali Shah.


Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-05-05&edition=ISL&id=2342994_35047364




1265 government schools funds


It had been noticed that there is misuse of funds in developmental & non-salary budget of 1265 educational institutes in Punjab. The Secretary education demanded the report from the schools administrations.


Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-05-05/page-9/detail-0




Developed schools for child labour


School Education Department developed the plan to improving the schools for child labour. In 10th district developed the schools for child labour and child labour free from the industries.


Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103498069&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20160505




Summer vocations in private schools


Private Schools set the schedule for examination from 1st June to 10th. Due to the exams All Pakistan private schools management decides that the summer vocation start in private schools from 11th June to 14th August.


Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103498071&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20160505




Delegation of Punjab Professors meets Secretary HEC


Punjab professors and lecturer meets Sectary in his office and inform the problems of teachers and colleges.


Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103498057&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20160505




Book Festival to begin today


Three day book festival will begin today in Punjab University. The festival will be inaugurated at 10 am. There would be 140 stalls in the festival where the books would be available at 50% discount.


Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-05-05&edition=LHR&id=2344651_86661280




94 Years Celebration


Lahore College for Women University would commence the celebrations for the completion of its 94 years. A special ceremony would be held at the seminar hall today. Lahore College was established on 5th May 1922.


Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-05-05&edition=LHR&id=2344653_37329732






Results of BSCS


Punjab University has announced the results of BSCS (4th year) annual 2015.


Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103498064&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20160505






Development through Technical Education


The employment increase for the bright future of our youth & government started different programs for the country’s youth. Those 50 thousand students who are belong to KPK and FATA they gain benefits by this technical programs.


Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103498198&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20160505




Answer sought on dismissal of Deputy Treasurer


The high court has sought an explanation from the administration of Lahore College for Women University on the dismissal of the deputy treasurer of the university.


Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-05-05&edition=LHR&id=2344659_15974633




Notice issued on admission to Class 9th Case


The high court has issued a notice to secretary schools and chairman Lahore board on the policy of not giving admission to students of age less than 12 years to class 9th.


Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-05-05&edition=LHR&id=2344662_78263158




700 lecturers to be promoted to grade 18


Secretary Higher Education Punjab has assured the Punjab Professors and Lecturers Association that the 700 lecturers would be promoted to grade 18.


Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-05-05&edition=LHR&id=2344688_88013232




Children joining schools will get stipends: CM


The government will provide financial assistance to children working at brick kilns, workshops, petrol pumps and restaurants if they are enrolled in schools, Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif said on Tuesday. He was presiding over a meeting to review educational reforms.


Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1096932/enrollment-campaign-children-joining-schools-will-get-stipends-cm/




Education Department: DO demands report on canteens


The Education Department has issued a communiqué to heads of public schools saying that the department had received several complaints about canteens at schools which had not been auctioned and were selling unwholesome food. A spokesperson for the department told journalists on Tuesday that the district education officer had received several complaints about “illegal” canteens at schools which sold substandard food.


Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1096941/education-department-do-demands-report-on-canteens/




EDO, D.O and Principle dismissed on improper cleanliness


Prime Minister Punjab terminated E.D.O, D.O and Principle of Karbath High School on imperfect cleanliness. According to the source there was also lack of school staff.


Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/05-04-2016/Lahore/pic.asp?picname=02_14.gif




Universities for special children


Sadiya Sohail Rana of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf has submitted resolution in Punjab Assembly relating to Universities for special children. In which it is said that there is no Universities in Punjab for special children neither they have any special departments in current universities.


Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/05-04-2016/Lahore/pic.asp?picname=02_02.gif






Laboring not the fate of children


Prime Minister Punjab has said that laboring will not be the fate of innocent children but education is there ultimate goal we will provide them books and pens. He further said that it is the government responsibility to provide them resources for education and they are working on it.


Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103496061&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20160504






Education will not be the victim of politics


Leader Imran Khan said that education cannot be the victim of politics he warned not to close any institute on the arrival of any political leaders next time.


Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/front-page/04-May-2016/375568




Future of students is in dark


Former Minister of Justice and Local Government Mohammad Raja Said that leaders putting the future of students in dark by making inefficient education policies. Government must show some sincerity in this regard functioning of colleges which are built with trillion of rupees.


Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/metropolitan4/04-May-2016/375505 <http://dailypakistan.com.pk/metropolitan4/04-May-2016/375505>




Vocational Training: Automobile industry courses introduced


The Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Pakistan Association of Automobile Parts and Accessories Manufacturers to start auto engineering courses.


Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1096918/vocational-training-automobile-industry-courses-introduced/






English essay writing competitions


Unique group of institutions is organizing English essay writing competitions in all its campuses. The competition would be held on 5th May. Students from class 3rd to 10th would be eligible to participate in the competitions.


Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-05-04&edition=LHR&id=2341938_55342304




Policy of not giving admission of less than 12 years to class 9th challenged


The policy that states that the children of age less than 12 years cannot be admitted to class 9th has been challenged in the high court. The applicant stated that the age is not a barrier to admission. The board rules are against the constitution of the state.


Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-05-04&edition=LHR&id=2342261_61629148




90 PC budget for special education spent


Provincial minister for special education has expressed that the province has already utilized 90 percent of the budget allocated for special education. He also stated that the target of 100% would be achieved by the end of this year.


Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-05-04&edition=LHR&id=2342269_47313703






Schedule issued for B.Com exams


Punjab University has issued the schedule for B.Com examinations 2016. Part one exams would start from 9th June whereas part two exams would commence from 11th June.


Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-05-04&edition=LHR&id=2342275_39799617






Book festival in PU to start tomorrow


A three day book festival in Punjab University would commence from tomorrow. The festival is organized in the corridor of the Institute of Education and Research of the Punjab University. The festival would continue from 9 am to 8 pm.


Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-05-04&edition=LHR&id=2342284_20661982










Applications sought for promotion of Senior PS teachers


The education department Rawalpindi has sought applications from the senior PS teachers for the in-service promotions. The department has directed that the teachers who are the candidates for EST grade must submit their files to the education office within a week.


Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-05-04&edition=ISL&id=2341076_21496856




Private schools students’ registration to close on 15th May


The registration process of the students of class 9th of the private schools would close on 15th May. Those students who fail to register till 15th May will be fined Rs. 500. The registration fee is Rs. 800.


Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-05-04&edition=ISL&id=2341080_40338642




New Science block in RMC


A ceremony was held to lay the foundation stone of the new science block of Rawalpindi Medical College. The ceremony was held at the old campus of the college. The principal as well as previous heads of the college also participated in the event.


Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-05-04&edition=ISL&id=2341083_82953157




B.Ed student loses precious possessions while taking exam


A student lost her precious possessions while she was taking the examination of her B.Ed. the bag contained her clothes, mobile phone and important documents. The staff on duty at the center stated that it was not their responsibility. The student has demanded an inquiry.


Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-05-04&edition=ISL&id=2341534_60801938




GCUF Sub-Campus students protest non-recognition of Degree


Around 300 students from the Sahiwal sub-campus of Government College University, Faisalabad, (GCUF) protested against the management that they claimed failed to get their BSc Engineering degree recognised by the Higher Education Commission (HEC), Punjab.



Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1256144/gcuf-sub-campus-students-protest-non-recognition-of-degree




Quality Education guarantees bright future, says CM


Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that education and not labour is the destiny of children. He said it is the responsibility of the government to equip every child with education and a comprehensive programme is being implemented for this purpose. He said that all-out resources are being utilised for enrolment of every child.


Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/117307-Quality-education-guarantees-bright-future-says-CM






‘Allocate more resources for Education, Health’


More resources should be allocated for education, health, national security and other social sectors in the forthcoming annual budget. Exports and new employment opportunities will boost with the growth of agriculture and industry.


Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/117313-Allocate-more-resources-for-education-health






CM Punjab reviews Education Reforms Programme


Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on Tuesday said that education was the destiny of children. He said that it was the responsibility of the government to equip every child with education and a comprehensive programme was being implemented for this purpose.


Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/latest/117210-CM-Punjab-reviews-education-reforms-programme




Significance of Education Highlighted


Quality education to the children is responsibility of the nation as without equipping them with education, the dream of making progress can never be materialised. Speakers stated at a seminar held at Tehsil Municipal Hall here the other day.

The seminar was organised by the Women Education and Development Society in connection with the enrolment campaign 2016.


Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/national/04-May-2016/significance-of-education-highlighted








Answer scripts of male BIEK students found at exam Centre for females


Answer scripts of male students were found at a female examination centre as a super vigilance team of the Board of Intermediate Education Karachi (BIEK) conducted a surprise check at the PECHS Girls College on Thursday.


Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/117759-Answer-scripts-of-male-BIEK-students-found-at-exam-centre-for-females




Dr. Mansoor Abbas Special Secretary Education


Director Schools Primary and Secondary Karachi Dr. Mansoor Abaas have been appointed as special secretary education, now there are two special secretaries in education department. Before him Aliya was on the seat of special secretary.


Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/05-06-2016/Karachi/pic.asp?picname=13_06.gif




Practical exams postponed in Karachi


Current director Exam of Secondary Board Karachi Hidayat Ullah Insaari has announced that Practical exams of 9th and 10th class which will be taken from 5th of May have been postponed to 24th of May.


Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/05-06-2016/Karachi/pic.asp?picname=13_08.gif




Matric annual examination of special children


Matric exams under Karachi Secondary education Board of special children is to going to be held from 3rd of May which will continue till 20thMay.


Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/05-06-2016/Karachi/pic.asp?picname=13_05.gif




Cooperation of Police with Examination Board


SSP Sukkur Amjad Sheikh said police will cooperate with examination board in order to stop the cheating practice in intermediate exams, different police forces are assigned in different centers and they are strictly advised to follow the act 144.


Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/05-06-2016/Karachi/pic.asp?picname=13_03.gif




Order to release the salaries of teachers


Sindh High court on the application of 762 employees in MS Education Department, who didn’t get their salaries for the past 8 months. Justice Mohammad Ali and Mohammad Iqbal ordered to release the salaries after the verification of employees.


Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/05-06-2016/Karachi/pic.asp?picname=02_08.gif




Students brought chargeable fans with them in centers


Higher Education secondary board made inter examination centers in such schools where electricity isn’t available for the last 8 months. Candidates are bringing chargeable fans with them in the center due to unbearable heat of summer.


Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103498629&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20160506




Lack of basic resources in examination centers


Due to Public holidays in schools of Meer Pur Khas, candidates faced lack of resources during exams, Vigilance teems were also unavailable, there was no cold drinking water for the candidates plus cheating was also seen in those centers.


Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103498343&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20160506




Students of Sindh University Protested


Students of Sindh University Department Media and Communication protested in front of press club for the solution of their problems. They said students of Media and Communication are restricted to participate in some curricular activities which badly affect their inner abilities.


Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103498465&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20160506




Education lessen the difference between rich and poor


Nisar Ahmed Khoru senior provincial education minister, said education decrease the difference of rich and poor, World is pacing at high rate we also have to move forward by holding education. We will make Sindh highly literate province of the country.


Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2016-05-06/page-3




Licence to Practice: 43 students’ future murky as council won’t recognise degrees


How would you feel if, after studying five years in Pharm D, your degree at the end of your long journey is denied recognition from the Pharmacy Council of Pakistan (PCP)?


Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1098039/licence-to-practise-43-students-future-murky-as-council-wont-recognise-degrees/




Steps to expose 'corruption' in public sector varsities


The image of the government-run universities in Sindh is being badly tarnished due to the allegations of corruption and mismanagement due to appointment of crooked and inefficient elements mostly on political grounds. There is a general perception that the government-run universities have become hotbeds of corruption, violations of rules and appointments of highly inefficient people on the basis of political affiliation and nepotism is marking corruption.


Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/sindh/06-May-16/steps-afoot-to-expose-corruption-in-public-sector-varsities






Pre budget Seminar on Wednesday


The pre-budget seminar would be held on Wednesday. The seminar is organized by the Applied Economics Research Center of Karachi University. The seminar would be held at 11 am in the auditorium of the university.


Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-05-06&edition=KCH&id=2345173_75560785




Jamia Banoria exams from tomorrow


The examinations of Jamia Banoria would start from tomorrow. More than 1899 students would take the examinations.


Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-05-06&edition=KCH&id=2345175_39698387






Master’s Program could not start in Nursing College


The master’s program could not start in the nursing college due to the negligence of the administration. The students and nurses are facing problems and turning towards private institutions for this purpose.


Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-05-06&edition=KCH&id=2345178_47282615




New Technology is a must for US


Minister for education Nisar Khoro expressed that the acquirement of new technology is a must for the development of the country along modern lines. He inaugurated the conference at Muhammad Ali Jinnah University.


Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-05-06&edition=KCH&id=2345189_88025536




Agreement between Pakistani and Chinese Varsities


An agreement has been signed among 14 Pakistani and 4 Chinese varsities for the exchange program of teachers and students. The chief minister disclosed the details in an event organized by Sindh Madrassat-ul-Islam University.


Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-05-05&edition=KCH&id=2343285_43001587






Inter exams on schedule


The intermediate examinations under higher secondary education board would be taken according to schedule today. The holiday in schools for Shab-e-Mairaj would not implement on intermediate examinations.


Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-05-05&edition=KCH&id=2343288_28226675








Education always a priority for us: Qaim


The provincial government has prioritised education during the last seven years which was evident from the fact that it established more than 10 universities in public sector with the objective to encourage higher education in the province, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah claimed on Wednesday.


Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/117477-Education-always-a-priority-for-us-Qaim




Inter exam being held today despite holiday


The Shabb-e-Mairaj holiday for educational institutions on Thursday will not affect the intermediate exams, which will happen as scheduled on the day.


Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1256283/inter-exam-being-held-today-despite-holiday




Fresh grades make App to Aid Prize Bond Mania


Three friends have managed to solve the never-ending problem faced by individuals involved in the business of prize bonds by making a smartphone application. Wahab Jawed,22, Zainul Abideen, 23, and Zohair Hemani have completed their bachelors in computer studies from the Institute of Business Administration.


Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1097469/eureka-fresh-grads-make-app-to-aid-prize-bond-mania/




CM announces Rs20m for SMIU


Sindh Chief Minister, Syed Qaim Ali Shah on Wednesday announced Rs 20 million for Sindh Madressat-ul-Islam University (SMIU). The Chief Minister made this announcement while speaking at concluding session of a three-day Sindh-Hainan Universities Forum here.


Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/2016/05/05/cm-announces-rs20m-for-smiu/




Chinese, Pakistani Varsities to set up Mutually Funded Research Centre’s


The heads of the Chinese universities in Hainan and Pakistani universities in Sindh have agreed to set up mutually and equally funded Pakistan-China research Centre’s in the universities of the respective provinces of the two countries to launch joint research projects. The universities of Pakistan and China also initially agreed to launch student exchange programmes for short-term courses and proposed to plan for long-term courses in future.


Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/sindh/05-May-16/chinese-pakistani-varsities-to-set-up-mutually-funded-research-centres




NGO contracts for school


NGO cancel the contract of private schools Sindh. These NGO cooperate by the Britain Government now the issue the letter to schools bout the cancellation of contract. In this contract NGO avail the facilities of fees, Uniform and Books.


Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103496563&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20160505






Investigation of VC Jamia Karachi


The Executive board NAB allowed the team for investigation of VC and their colleagues about the misuse of funds i.e. 566 million deficits of finance due to the misuse of funds.


Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103497656&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20160505








Corruption in private schools


Corruption in private schools under the government protection due to this factor the standard education not provides in the private schools.


Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103496382&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20160505




Allowances of MPhil teachers


Pakistan research scholar association decides that organized the research conferences and workshop.


DR Shakil Ahmed khan demands from chief minister and minister of education to provide the allowances of MPhil and PhD teachers.


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Shah Abdul Latif University Scholarship


Higher education commission provides the scholarship for Shah Abdul Latif University. Select the 100 students of Shah Abdul Latif University through the video link interview.


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Two Day Training Workshop


A two day training workshop was held at the Dow University of Health Sciences. The Quality Enhancement Cell of the university organized the workshop according to the standard provided by the Higher Education Commission.


Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-05-05&edition=KCH&id=2342867_59067116




Chishti’s role admired in inter exams


The heads of different educational institutes admired the role played by Muhammad Imran Khan Chihti in the successful conduction of examinations by the higher secondary education board.


Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-05-05&edition=KCH&id=2342884_96866472




M.Ed results declared


Karachi University has declared the result for M.Ed annual 2015. 117 students appeared in the examinations. The pass percentage was 86.32.


Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-05-05&edition=KCH&id=2342886_74306681




Letters to the Editor




Schools for Hairo Khan


The current situation of Village Hairo khan is completely upside-down. There are a lot of problems like education, roads, hospitals, and electricity etc. Nobody is ready to solve their problems, the biggest being education. The majority of the people are extremely poor and illiterate therefore they unaware from their basic rights.


Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/letters/05-May-2016/schools-for-hairo-khan




Students with Aural, Oral Impairments take first final exam under BSEK


Out of the 102 physically-challenged students enrolled for class nine final exams, 98 were present for their first paper on Tuesday at Government Pilot Girls Higher Secondary School in Nazimabad, which is the only Centre for special students in the city.


Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1096744/catering-to-special-needs-students-with-aural-oral-impairments-take-first-final-exam-under-bsek/




Raid by Board Teams in examination centers


It became impossible to control cheating in centers. Vigilance teams started raiding in examination centers of villages. 107 students caught while cheating and 15 fake candidates.


Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103494392&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20160504




Examinations on 5th May postponed


The examinations of 9th and 10th classes of the secondary education board to be held on 5th May have been postponed due to Shab-e-Mairaj. The examinations cancelled will now be conducted on the 24th of May.


Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-05-04&edition=KCH&id=2340837_35009348




Examination schedule for MBBS issued


Karachi University has issued the notification for the examination schedule of MBBS. According to the schedule, the examinations of MBBS 3rd professional would commence from 9th May whereas MBBS 4th professional would start from 10th May.


Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-05-04&edition=KCH&id=2340840_23265674






KU issues marks sheets of MA 1st and 2nd Year


Karachi University has issued the marks sheets of MA 1st and 2nd year 2014. The marks sheets have been sent on the home addresses of the candidates. Those students who do not receive their marks sheets till the 15th of May should contact Silver Jubilee Gate of KU.


Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-05-04&edition=KCH&id=2340852_48720062




Examination Center changed on illegal interruption


The examination center for intermediate examination was changed due to illegal interruption from the principal. The principal was found interrupting the examination proceedings at the center therefore the higher secondary board took action and changed the center to the nearest school.


Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-05-04&edition=KCH&id=2340855_51485840






International Conference at MAJU


An international conference will start today at Muhammad Ali Jinnah University. This is the first conference in Pakistan from the Silicon Valley America. It would be video conference at 7 pm PST.


Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-05-04&edition=KCH&id=2340856_14945791




Sindh-Hainan Varsities help desk to be set up at Governor House


Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ibad has announced that his office will set up a help desk at Governor House with the mandate to facilitate establishing academic ties between universities across the province and those in China, officials said on Tuesday.


Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1256093/sindh-hainan-varsities-help-desk-to-be-set-up-at-governor-house




State Of Education


Sir: I would like to draw your attention towards the dismal state of education. Nowadays, our education system has become a business. Despite the fact that a large majority is striving to send their children to expensive schools, they are still unable to deliver them the true essence of knowledge. Such high emphasis on cramming is largely due to incorrect selection of the teachers.


Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/letters/04-May-16/state-of-education




Material in Books


I wanted to discuss here a serious issue that is the material which is providing in our books look like as some people wanted to keep bad things about the people which are living in the other provinces of Pakistan in our minds.


Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/letters/04-May-2016/material-in-books








The HEC revisited By ‘Atta-ur-Rahman’


On July 22, 2006, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arranged for a detailed presentation to be made to him, regarding the spectacular progress that Pakistan was making since 2002 – under my leadership as chairman of the HEC – in uplifting universities and research institutions.


Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/117262-The-HEC-revisited




The woes of Pakistani Education


The image of Pakistan among the international community is usually tainted with a rhetoric that highlights either its religious bigotry or its export of terrorism. The country is branded as a failed state by many. It is this negative image on the international front that many politicians often hanker to vanquish. Nevertheless, not much has been achieved to implement their much-touted resolves.


Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/editorial/06-May-16/the-woes-of-pakistani-education




Help Educate Gushtang By ‘Nigar Balcoh’


Gushtang is a beautiful place – truly a beauty of Chahsar. But sadly, the people of Gushtang are deprived of quality education, even though its people are so thirsty for education. Gushtang’s school is among those schools of Turbat which is totally deprived of basic needs and facilities.


Complete Story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2016/05/05/comment/help-educate-gushtang/




One hour school


Where will these 2.5 trillion children go? What they will do? Because school isn’t in their fate. And where the 52 million children will go who were mentioned in Pakistan Education Statistics Report 2013-2014 dropped the school at primary level?


Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103498353&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20160506