8th March 2017

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Provision of opportunities to FATA students is need of the hour: Jhagra

Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Engr Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has said there is no dearth of talent amongst student in FATA and providing of basic opportunities to them is need of the hour.

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-03-08/lahore/10185/72108


179 militancy-hit schools reopen in Malakand

The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Provincial Disaster Management Authority has rebuilt as many as 179 militancy-hit run schools in Malakand Division.

Complete Story: https://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201703080088&EN_ID=11201703080037&EMID=11201703080018


Edwardes College School student excels in contest

Ali Javed, a grade-9 student of the Edwardes College School, has clinched top position at the ‘institution level’ category of ‘International Kangaroo Linguistic Contest’ and was won bronze medal.

Complete Story: http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/3-8-2017/page3.asp


Notice issued for postings of 46 female teachers, including principals

Department of Elementary and Secondary Education KPK has given posting orders for 46 Grade-17 teachers including principals, headmistresses and subject specialists.

Complete Story: https://jang.com.pk/print/279113-todays-print-city-news




Keeping girls home after completion of their education is an important reason behind a conservative mind: Spozmi Achakzai

MPA Spozmi Achakzai said that we are far behind even in today’s era and the major reason behind it is that we confine our girls within the four boundaries of their homes.

Complete Story: https://jang.com.pk/print/279143-todays-print-city-news  





Non-formal education way forward to achieve high literacy rate: Razina

“Without non-formal education, we will not be able to achieve 90% literacy rate & 100% enrolment as targeted in the vision 2025 of Pakistan to achieve universal primary education. For this purpose, National Commission for Human Development has been tasked to prepare a realistic action plan with appropriate interventions and necessary resources to achieve its target for a literate society for Pakistan.”

Complete Story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201703/08/page10.php


Women’s education imperative for development

National Commission for Human Development Chairperson Razina Alam Khan on Tuesday pushed Pakistani women to educate themselves and their children for development.

Complete Story: http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/3-8-2017/page13.asp


Facebook celebrates International Women’s Day with Inspirational Malala quote

The world is celebrating International Women’s Day today to honour political, social, cultural and political achievements of women all over the world.

Complete Story: https://tribune.com.pk/story/1349213/facebook-celebrates-international-womens-day-inspirational-malala-quote/


TCS holds science fair

A Science Fair was organised by The City School (TCS), Harley Campus, says a press release.

Complete Story: http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/3-8-2017/page19.asp


Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training, instead of devolving responsibilities at the provincial level, will create a Task Force

Instead of devolving responsibilities to the provinces in accordance with the 18th Amendment, the Federal Government is going to create a new Task Force.

Complete Story: https://jang.com.pk/print/278927-todays-print


Compulsory Quran Education Bill will soon be approved by the Senate: Baligh ur Rehman

For both Public and private schools, a bill making Quran Education compulsory in schools will soon be approved by the Senate.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/assets/nawaiwaqt/uploads/epaper/2017-03-08/Islamabad/epaper_images/epaper_img_1488917483.gif


SC orders FPSC to regularize female teachers

The Supreme Court (SC) has ordered FPSC to regularise a female teacher within 15 days. A three-member bench of the SC presided over by the Chief Justice of Pakistan , Saqib Nisar, took up for hearing a contempt of court case pertaining to the transfer of daily wages employees of federal educational institutions on Tuesday.

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-03-08/lahore/10184/72138




3 students held on cheating during exams

Police on Tuesday claimed to have arrested three students who were involved in cheating during 10th class exams.

Complete Story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201703/08/page03.php


Raising the bar of education in Pakistan

Punjab is counted among those provinces of the country that have the highest literacy rate, touching 98 percent in some cities. To up the game and raise literacy rate ranking in the province by providing quality education and A class facilities for students, seasoned educationalist Farezeh Durrani has brought forth a pioneering school system by the name of Alpha, with the aim of setting standards for learning and development of a child.

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-03-08/lahore/10192/72159


2 teachers given show cause notice for changing examination duty timings

Assistant Commissioner Saddar has given show cause notice to 2 teachers who changed the tampered with examination duties schedule.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/assets/nawaiwaqt/uploads/epaper/2017-03-08/Islamabad/epaper_images/epaper_img_1488917496.gif


Provision of Uniform education is my life’s mission: Sardar Muhammed Yousuf

Federal Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony, Sardar Muhamed Yousaf said along with other subjects, Islamic education should also be given in schools, colleges and universities.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2017-03-08/page-6




School in graveyard

In the Pakistan's largest city, a number of state-run schools have been set up inside and near graveyards because of the unplanned infrastructure. The schools are mostly established in city's slum areas.

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-03-08/lahore/10183/72127


Copy culture in exams be discouraged at all levels: Jam Mehtab

Sindh Minister for Education and Literacy Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar has said that cheating culture in examinations has destroyed the fabric of education system and now it is a collective responsibility of the parents, teachers and stakeholders to play their role in eradication of this menace.

Complete Story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201703/08/page17.php


Second successful operation of Cadet College Larkana student in the US

Student of Cadet Colllege Larkana, Muhammed Ahmed, who was tortured by his teacher, underwent a second successful operation.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104069991&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20170308


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