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  • School near Faisalabad turns into gambling den in evening

    FAISALABAD: Once the school is over, the compound of the Government Primary School, Chak 422-GB in Tandlianwala, becomes a den of gamblers, addicts and drug pushers...

    The recent drive to increase security of schools after the Bacha Khan University attack, did not make any difference to the school whose boundary wall is missing...

  • Ulema board to help amend school curriculum in Punjab

    LAHORE: The Punjab government has decided to empower the Muttahida Ulema Board to help the government amend the curriculum...

    Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah Khan told a meeting of the board here on Thursday that the government would amend the relevant law(s) to formally empower the clerics board helping the education authorities in preparing school curriculum...

  • Board exams cancelled, school closure extended till July 15 across country

    He said that in Pakistan students of 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th classes appeared in board examinations and it had been decided that students of 10th and 12th classes would be promoted on the basis of their results of 9th and 11th classes, respectively...

    Joint Secretary of the federal education ministry Syed Umair Javed said that the ministry through the Inter-Board Committee of Chairmen (IBCC) – the umbrella organisation of all...

  • Chakwal’s historic public school converted into centre of excellence

    CHAKWAL: The Punjab government has converted Chakwal’s historic Government High School No 1 into centre of excellence which will be run by the Punjab Daanish Schools and Centres of Excellence Authority...

    The building of the school built by Sardar Chet Singh, Sardar Harbans Singh and their other friends in 1910 was demolished last year after being declared dangerous by the district administration...

  • No judicial probe into Army Public School carnage: KP govt

    PESHAWAR: One year after the Army Public School and College Peshawar carnage, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has no plan to conduct judicial inquiry into the gory incident...

    He said the provincial government had notified Dec 16 as a public holiday, while educational institutions and departments in Peshawar district would remain closed to honour 144 people, who were killed in the APS terrorist attack, pay respect to them and...

  • Govt asked to make school massacre report public

    PESHAWAR: Speakers at a seminar here on Wednesday urged the government to make public the investigation report regarding attack on Army Public School, Peshawar...

    The Pakhtunkhwa Civil Society Network, a group of various NGOs, also observed an ‘education sit-in’ outside Peshawar Press Club and demanded construction of educational institutions in the name of each killed student of Army Public School, Peshawar...

  • Review: This Army Public School attack game fails on every front

    In an attempt to honour the valour of Pakistan Army soldiers, the Punjab IT Board last month released an Android game themed on the Peshawar Army Public School attack in December 2014...

    144Stories: Visit the Army Public School MemorialWhether or not a game should have been designed around the Army Public School massacre is a different debate altogether...

  • Public school exit

    THE other day, someone mentioned that he had decided to move his child from a private school to a public one...

    The reason, he said, was that he could not afford the huge fees the private school was charging and the poor performance of his child...

  • Parents of Army Public School attack victims feel dejected

    PESHAWAR: As the country is set to observe the first anniversary of the Army Public School Peshawar carnage on Dec 16, the government’s failure to meet their major demands, including the start of a judicial inquiry into the terrorist attack, have deepened the grief of the victims’ parents...

  • Public school in rented building for 40 years

    RAHIM YAR KHAN: The Government Boys Elementary School, Businessman Colony (English medium), has been functional in a rented building for the last 40 years in front of the nursery ground...

    According to the record, when the school started in 1977 in the six-marla building, there were only two rooms and a toilet for 57 students...

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