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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

    This first-person shooter (FPS) game titled 'Pakistan Army Retribution' is based on the tragedy, when terrorists massacred 144 pupils in what was the country's most brutal terror attack...

  • 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...

    Ajnoon said as a protest, the families of the APS attack victims had marched from Peshawar to Islamabad on the Independence Day before staging a...

  • Citizens to resist building of education complex on school ground

    CHAKWAL: Citizens and local politicians on Tuesday vowed to thwart the district administration’s plan to build offices of the education department on a public school land...

    The proposed education complex on a ground of the Government Islamia High School will not only have the offices but residences of the officials of the education department as well...

  • Shangla high school without building since 2005 earthquake

    SHANGLA: Students of the government high school for boys, Amnavi, here will again sit under the open sky when schools reopen in Shangla district on Feb 24 after the winter vacations...

    “When it rains, water seeps through the tattered tents erected at the demolished high school,” Sahibul Haq, principal of the school, told Dawn...

  • School building needed

    A FEW years ago the building of Government Primary School, Arifabad, Sudhnoti district, AJK, collapsed, as a result of which students have been facing a host of problems...

    I request the AJK government to build a school as soon as possible so that children do not have to face any diffficulties while studying...

  • Girls school rehabilitates building on self-help basis

    CHINIOT: The management of the Govt Girls High School, has on a self-help basis, rehabilitated an 11-room block of the school which was declared dangerous some two years back...

    The school was established in the 1970s in the building of the old civil hospital which had been shifted to a new location...

  • All depts colluded with ‘attorney’ to raze heritage school building, says CTD inquiry

    KARACHI: Investigations into the demolition of a protected heritage building on the premises of Jufelhurst School earlier this month have revealed how one of the key suspects having power of attorney connived with the Sindh Building Control Authority, Sindh Board of Revenue, district administration and police to raze the structure and build a high-rise on its site...

    “Criminal intent of Sajjad Bashir (holder of power of attorney on...

  • Demolished building at Jufelhurst school 'not protected heritage', owners claim

    After a top level inquiry was ordered into the demolition of an old bungalow building inside Jufelhurst School in Karachi's Soldier Bazaar on Monday, the 'owners' of the plot upon which the structure rested have claimed it was never declared "protected heritage...

    "The 'owners' of the plot in a letter addressed to the deputy commissioner (District East) alleged that a notification issued by the Culture Department of Sindh in 2016...

  • Girls’ school operating in ‘dangerous’ building

    TAXILA: Some 400 students at the Government Girls Community Model Primary School in Thatta Khalil are studying within a constant threat to their lives, as they attend classes in a school building that has been declared ‘dangerous’...

    The October 26 earthquake has left the walls and roof of the school with cracks, and students are afraid the school will cave in on them at any moment...

  • Repair work on ‘dangerous’ school building begins

    RAWALPINDI: The education department has begun renovation work on the Government Girls’ Elementary School Shaukat building, Saddar Bazaar after shifting 350 students to the nearby Government Denny’s High School...

    The old building in Ahata Mitho, near the railway station, was constructed by the British and was used as a bukhshi khana – a temporary prison when under-trial prisoners were held during proceedings...

  • 200 students await new school building

    OKARA: About 200 students of the Govt Taleemul Islam Primary School have been waiting for the new building for five months after the old building was demolished...

    The Buildings Department had granted the contract for reconstruction of the building in F Block of the city to one of its approved contractors...

  • Daanish school building crumbles within a year of opening

    LAHORE: Within a year of its inauguration, the building of Daanish school in Attock district has started crumbling, with major cracks in walls and beams and leaking pipes and roofs – forcing management to close down its two dining halls...

    A report by the Chief Minister Inspection Team, which investigated the faults and causes at the Malala Yousafzai Daanish School in tehsil Jand, Attock, says: “The errors (cracks) that have appeared...

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