7th December 2016

National Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Ustarzai schools face staff shortage

PML-N provincial joint secretary and district councilor Mian Shah Raza has criticized successive governments for sanctioning schools and health facilities on political basis in areas where they were not needed.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=07_12_2016_182_007

HU faculty up in arms as promotions omitted from syndicate’s agenda

Teachers boycotted classes at the Hazara University on Tuesday and staged a sit-in outside the vice chancellor’s officer after a syndicate of the varsity reportedly omitted from its agenda the matter of a selection board to approve promotions of over two dozen faculty members.

Complete Story: http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201612070036&EN_ID=11201612070014&EMID=11201612070007




BHC suspends deportation of Turkish school staffers

The Balochistan High Court (BHC) on Tuesday suspended the federal government’s order to deport Turkish staffers of the Pak-Turk schools and their family members to Turkey.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/bhc-suspends-deportation-of-turkish-schools-staffers/




Special children needs special attention

Special children are very special for all of us and they need special attention. I am glad to see that parents and teachers are doing a great job to educate them.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-07-2016/Quetta/page2.asp


We are taking special steps to stop cheating: Controller Jamia Balochistan

Controller examination Jamia Balochistan paid visits to different exam centers. The purpose of these visits is to eliminate the cheating culture.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-07-2016/Quetta/page3.asp


Jamia Balochistan introduced different programmes for bright studetns: VC

Vice Chancellor of Jamia Balochistan said that it is a great news that students of Jamia Balochistan selected for scholarships.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-07-2016/Quetta/page3.asp




Four senators walk out over use of official plot by school

Four members of Senate Standing Committee on Cabinet Secretariat on Tuesday boycotted a meeting of the committee, alleging that its proceedings, were ‘managed’.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=07_12_2016_004_007


Legalise corruption or allow action against private medical colleges

Either legalise corruption or allow the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) to take action against the private medical colleges which have been taking bribes for admissions.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=07_12_2016_152_001




Education does not end with getting a degree: Baligh

Given the fast-paced evolution of the world today, education does not end after acquiring a degree, instead it is a life-long affair of exploring new horizons and broadening of the vision.

Complete Story: http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201612070034&EN_ID=11201612070013&EMID=11201612070006





Indonesian delegation, AIOU sign MoU for academic exchange

A ten-member delegation of senior academicians from Indonesia on Tuesday visited Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) and signed a MoU for promoting collaborative partnership in the educational field.

Complete Story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201612/07/islamabad-2.php



Quran memorization competition held at IIUI

Dawah Academy of International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI) organised “Quran Memorization Competition” at Faisal Masjid in which 100 Hafiz participated in various categories of the competition.

Complete Story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201612/07/islamabad-2.php


Getting Wasted: Drug abuse becomes a fashion in capital’s schools

Javed, a 17-year-old student, currently enrolled in a prestigious school in Islamabad, started smoking weed at the age of 14 as a way to kill time outside his academy in F-8.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-12-07/page-4/detail-0


Standing Committee for Religious and Interfaith Harmony passed the bill for Quranic Education till grade 12

National Assembly Standing Committee for Religion and Interfaith Harmony approved the bill of compulsory Quranic education till 12th grade.  

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-12-07/page-12/detail-41


National Science Fair will end today

National Science Fair organised by Ministry of Science and Technology will end today. A large number of students took part in it, more than 100 participated in the science fair.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103901498&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20161207




UAF, Canadian varsity launch joint degree programme

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) and Dalhousie University, Canada, have jointly launched BS (Plant Sciences) degree programme.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=07_12_2016_178_006




Teachers protest against govt. withdrawal of past increments

College lecturers, professors and students staged rallies in Rawalpindi on Tuesday to protest against the government’s plan to recover the increments which had been paid to teachers after they had been regularized.

Complete Story: http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201612070030&EN_ID=11201612070012&EMID=11201612070006


Govt. all set to include human right in syllabus

Provincial Minister for Human Rights and Minorities Affairs Khalil Tahir Sandhu has said that Punjab government is all set to make the subject of Human Rights as part of syllabus in colleges and universities of the province.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-12-07/page-14/detail-6


UVAS book fair opens

A two day book fair organised by the central library of the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) started at the varsity’s city campus here on Tuesday.

Complete Story: http://e.thenews.com.pk/lahore/12-7-2016/page20.asp


GB college faculty training

The first phase of training for senior college faculty including principals of Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) started at University of Education (UOE) Township campus on Tuesday.

Complete Story: http://e.thenews.com.pk/lahore/12-7-2016/page20.asp


Action against school heads

School Education Department Punjab continued action against school heads over poor results and dropouts and ordered disciplinary proceedings against 100 teachers.

Complete Story: http://e.thenews.com.pk/lahore/12-7-2016/page20.asp





Unleashing hidden talent of public school children

Children from public schools seldom get opportunities to take part in extracurricular activities and, therefore, we are focusing on them to explore their hidden talent, said Civil Society Support Programme (CSSP) senior programme manager Kashif Siddiqui at the Dosti Sports Festival on Tuesday.

Complete Story: http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201612070010&EN_ID=11201612070004&EMID=11201612070002


11,466 absent teachers pointed out in Sindh

As many as 11,466 teachers both primary and secondary have become absconders/absentees during the tenure of the most-powerful Secretary Schools Education Dr Fazalullah Pechuho, brother-in-law of former President Asif Ali Zardari, it is reliably learnt.

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2016-12-07/lahore/8265/53972


Sindh to adopt policy for out-of-school kids, adults

The Sindh government has prepared a policy to provide opportunities of meaningful education to out of school children and adults and young persons who are not literate.

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2016-12-07/lahore/8265/53969


Economic growth can be achieved with the mutual partnership of Educational Institutes, Industries and Government

Vice Chancellor of Jamai Karachi has said that only those nations made progress whose top priority is education and research.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2016-12-07/page-3




Devolution of education  



Replacement of VCs



Using teachers as human shield



Balochistan University