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  • SC calls for uniformed educational setup in Pakistan to prevent loss of children's education

    Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Tuesday, during a hearing on Pakistan Medical and Dental Council's (PMDC) legal status and its regulation, stressed on the need for a uniformed educational setup all over Pakistan...

    "There is no better jewel than education," the chief justice, who was presiding a three-member bench, remarked, adding, "Is it possible for the entire country to have one book, one bag and one uniform? Innocent children...

  • More loopholes in security of educational institutions detected

    RAWALPINDI: A fresh security audit of 5,083 educational institutions across Punjab, including 476 in the Rawalpindi region, has found more flaws in their security arrangements compared to those pointed out in May this year...

    According to intelligence agencies, the threat of terrorist attacks on educational institutions in Punjab still existed and there was a need for immediate remedial measures to ensure the safety of students, staff...

  • Senate passes resolution to revive student unions in educational institutions

    The Senate's Committee of the Whole passed a resolution on Tuesday calling for the revival of student unions in educational institutions, DawnNews reported...

    The student unions provide a platform for students to engage in social and educational activities and defend their rights at the same time, read a resolution passed in Senate during a session chaired by Chairman Raza Rabbani...

  • Educational institutions to stay open as KU, Fuuast postpone exams

    Also read: Security huddle decides to extend Karachi operation to include militant abettorsIn a statement, Education Minister Nisar Khuhro condemned the massacre of innocent people in the bus attack and said that educational institutions would remain open on Thursday so that a strong message was sent to the anti-Pakistan forces that the nation was united and ready to fight the war against terrorism...

    Teachers representing various...

  • Educational mela held for children

    KARACHI: Harnessing the creative potential of underprivileged children and channelising it into productive outlets was the aim of the Taleemi Mela held at the Pakistan Boys Scouts Association on Friday...

    ”Representing the four provinces, children from different schools presented speeches and dance routines representing the cultural heritage of Pakistan...

  • EU to provide basic educational facilities to 1,000 govt-run schools in Balochistan

    The European Union (EU) will provide all basic educational facilities, including female teachers, to 1,000 government-run primary schools in Balochistan under the Balochistan Education Support Program (BESP)...

    “In Balochistan, there are 5,000 single-room primary schools with only one teacher, and in total there are 13,000 primary schools in the province,” said Education Minister Abdul Rahim Ziaratwal while addressing a press...

  • Bilawal announces educational aid for under-18 snooker champion

    Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto on Tuesday announced that he would bear educational expenses for the recently crowned under-18 snooker champion Naseem Akhtar...

    Pakistan Billiard and Snooker Association's (PBSA) vice-president Jawed Karim has been assured of the scholarship and that a meeting between the under-18 world champion and PBSA officials has been set...

  • An educational chasm

    Many of them are first-time Grade 9 students in their families, their mothers are mostly illiterate, and even the fathers of many are barely literate...

    Our data does show that enrolment in the type of school (public/private) and income levels is highly correlated, and among many people from poorer households it is the first generation that is going to school, especially in the case of women...

  • Safety of educational institutions

    In any enterprise worth pursuing, animals and human beings go for the low-hanging fruit first...

    So it is with the terrorists’ propensity to attack educational institutions first before they go for the ‘hard’ targets...

  • PTI leader objects to forensic validation of Sumaira Malik’s educational record

    ISLAMABAD: PTI leader Malik Umar Aslam objected on Thursday before the Supreme Court over a report of the Punjab Forensic Science Agency, which validated educational record of Sumaira Malik, his opponent in the NA-69 Khushab constituency...

    Later a larger bench of the Supreme Court, headed by Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, had ordered the PFSA to verify the photographs of Ms Malik, which were attached with her educational record...

  • ‘Private educational institutes regulation bill in next PA session’

    LAHORE: Punjab Assembly’s Standing Committee on Education Chairman Qamarul Islam Raja has said a bill will be introduced in the next session of the legislature to regulate private educational institutes in the province...

    “Currently, enrollment in the private sector accounts for 37pc of enrollment in all educational institutes across the country...

  • Billions spent, but KP educational institutions still not protected

    PESHAWAR: Despite spending billions of rupees on boosting the security of educational institutions in the province, the Wednesday’s attack on Bacha Khan University in Charsadda has raised questions about such measures as the students mostly in the government schools, colleges and universities are still exposed to terror attacks...

    “Terrorists cannot be stopped from attacking educational institutions by raising the boundary wall and...

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