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  • Government to unify education system under new policy framework

    Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training on Tuesday launched National Education Policy Framework 2018 under the first 100-day plan of the government...

    The education ministry in its framework has identified four key areas it shall be focusing on: improving the quality of education, enrolment of out of school children, introducing a uniform education system, and skill development of the youth...

  • Japan launches satellite for better GPS system

    TOKYO: Japan on Saturday launched the third satellite in its effort to build a homegrown geolocation system aimed at improving the accuracy of car navigation systems and smartphone maps to mere centimetres...

    Japan relies on the US-operated Global Positioning System (GPS)...

  • Imran says LG system of KP better than Punjab’s

    LAKKI MARWAT/ DERA ISMAIL KHAN: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chairman Imran Khan has said that the local government system of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is far better than that of Punjab where Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has kept all powers in his hand...

    “With the establishment of local government system, powers and funds have been devolved to grassroots level in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa,” he said while speaking at a briefing on ‘Tsunami Billion...

  • PSL needs auction system to attract better cricketers: Rameez Raja

    Cricketer-turned-commentator Rameez Raja believes the Pakistan Super League can attract even better quality players if it adopts an auction-based system rather than the drafts system it currently uses for player induction...

    Per the current system, the players who make themselves available are picked as part of draft picks — a system widely used in North American leagues such as the NBA and the NFL...

  • Enormous economic gains from better education: OECD

    Increasing access to schooling is a first step, it said, but nations need to go further, equipping more people with better skills to “collaborate, compete and connect” in ways to advance societies...

    With youth jobless rates high in most of the OECD’s 34 member states, fuelling fears of a “lost generation” in heavily-indebted EU countries, the Paris-based OECD said even its high-income members stood to gain from improving basic...

  • State of education not any better this year

    ISLAMABAD: Despite a bi-partisan agreement on the importance of pursuing betterment in education, the on-ground realities indicate that the state of education in Pakistan has not improved, but deteriorated slightly from previous years...

    This was the crux of the District Education Rankings report 2015, launched by education campaigners Alif Ailaan on Thursday...

  • President for better education, training of youngsters

    KARACHI: President Mamnoon Hussain said on Tuesday that imparting quality education and training to the younger generation was the need of the hour...

    “We desire that the best possible educational facilities be made available to the younger generation in order to hone their abilities and for the purpose the government is sincerely utilising all available resources,” he said...

  • Kamal sees progress in better health, education facilities

    LAHORE: Pak Sarzameen Party chief Mustafa Kamal says there is a dire need to impose education and health emergency in the country...

    ” He said the MQM-Pakistan members were not ready to give up their perks and privileges as parliamentarians while those wishing to join the PSP had to renounce all these benefits...

  • Government move to revive executive magistracy system

    ISLAMABAD: The government on Wednesday introduced two separate bills in the National Assembly, looking to revive the executive magistracy system in the country that was wrapped up by former dictator General Pervez Musharraf’s regime in 2001...

    The Constitution (29th amendment) Bill 2017 was presented in the house by Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) MNA Chaudhry Muhammad Ashraf, to lower the age limit of high court judges from 45...

  • New local government system in the works

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday constituted a committee to recommend within a week a proposal for a new local government structure that will be scrutinised and presented before the provincial assemblies to initiate the required legislation process within a month...

    While presiding over a meeting at PM Office, Mr Khan said that new laws must be prepared within a week so that they could be enforced in Punjab and Khyber...

  • KP to abolish district tier of local government system

    PESHAWAR: In a major policy shift, the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf provincial government has decided to abolish the district government, the most effective tier of the existing local government system...

    After doing away with the district government, the remaining two tiers — the tehsil and the village and neighbourhood governments — would be further empowered, sources said...

  • Enforcement of Article 149 will strengthen local government system: law minister

    Federal Law Minister Dr Farogh Naseem on Saturday said that the enforcement of Article 149 of the Constitution will only empower and strengthen the local government systems in place across various provinces and is not a matter to be considered controversial in any way...

    His remarks came during a press conference in Islamabad during which he was flanked by the government's chief spokesperson Firdous Ashiq Awan...

  • ‘Government far from education spending target’

    ISLAMABAD: Successive governments in Pakistan have failed to allocate four per cent of Gross Development Product (GDP) for education...

    In the remaining two budgets of these assemblies, they will need to increase the education budget cumulatively, more than three times the increase they achieved in the first three budgets,” nongovernmental organisation Alif Ailaan said in a report released on Thursday...

  • Sukkur education dept gets biometric system

    SUKKUR: Sindh Educa­tion Department Secretary Dr Fazalullah Pechuho has said the biometric system has been introduced for the verification of presence of all school teachers on their duties...

    He was speaking at the inauguration of the biometric system introduced in connection with verification of teachers and other employees of the education department of the Sukkur region, at a programme held at the Director Education Office here on...

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