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  • OPF urged to help Pakistanis in Gulf states

    ISLAMABAD: A National Assembly committee urged the Overseas Pakistanis Foun­d­ation (OPF) on Friday to evolve a mechanism to protect Pakistanis in Gulf countries in case of any untoward situation...

    The NA Standing Commi­ttee on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development, at a meeting held at the OPF headquarters, praised the foundation’s efforts in timely repatriation of Pakistanis from Yemen...

  • NAB begins probe into OPF housing ‘scam’

    LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Lahore has launched investigation into the affairs of the OPF Housing Scheme (Overseas Pakistanis Foundation) on charges of fraud...

    According to a NAB spokesperson, the bureau has started a probe against the OPF Housing Scheme Phase-I (Extension) administration after receiving complaints that it had sold more plots than the land available in the society...

  • School syllabus should have content on interfaith harmony: NCHR

    ISLAMABAD: The National Commission for Human Rights (NCHR) in a report has stressed the need for incorporating content on interfaith and intrafaith harmony in the national school curriculum to promote tolerance and coexistence among different communities...

    Rather than having a concrete plan for the prevention and eradication of religious terrorism, the government’s approach towards the issue has been like firefighting, it added... ...

  • Is syllabus a Kashmir issue?

    I HAVE recently read that the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has introduced its own syllabus...

    Then I read that ‘constitutional development’ has been added to the Punjab syllabus...

  • Sindh: obsolete syllabus

    THE syllabus followed in Sindh’s schools and colleges is obsolete...

    Sir Syed Ahmed Khan formed a scientific library in 1870 which translated into books written in English and other foreign languages into Urdu...

  • Matric syllabus changed two months into academic session

    ISLAMABAD: Two months after the commencement of the academic session, the Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (FBISE) has issued a revised syllabus for three subjects...

    Students will now have to wait for new books, which will disrupt their studies in the middle of the academic session...

  • Govt asked to include profile of Sher Shah Suri in syllabus

    PESHAWAR: Speakers at a seminar here on Wednesday demanded of the authorities to include profile of celebrated Pakhtun king Sher Shah Suri in school history book so that young people could know about his achievements...

    They demanded of the authorities to include his achievements in school syllabus so that young generation could know about their past heroes...

  • CII to discuss inclusion of Quran in syllabus

    ISLAMABAD: The Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) on Tuesday constituted a sub-committee which will look into the government’s proposal to include teachings of Quran in schools syllabus...

    The Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training had sent a set of books which contain Quran verses with translation to the CII for vetting...

  • Proposal to include Quran in syllabus rejected

    ISLAMABAD: The Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) on Wednesday rejected the government’s proposal to include teachings of Quran in schools syllabus...

    The Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training had sent a set of books which contain Quran verses with translation to the CII for vetting...

  • Five seminary boards to adopt FBISE syllabus

    ISLAMABAD: The Ittehad-i-Tanzeemat-i-Madaris, an umbrella organisation of five seminary boards, on Wednesday agreed to adopt the syllabus of the Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (FBISE) for matriculation and intermediate...

    The heads of all five boards agreed to introduce modern education alongside religious education during a meeting chaired by State Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training...

  • Wrong school, bad English

    I am 15, but am not in a good school because of some reasons (not financial) though I live in a very posh area where everyone goes to a very good school...

    I manage to adjust among them and socialise with them a lot, but when they ask about my school and I tell them, their behaviour changes...

  • Punjab Notes: An English medium school’s definition of foul language

    An English medium school in Sahiwal, run and owned by an apparently educated politician’s family, provides us with a new mind-blowing description of what constitutes foul language that unmistakably shows us why our education system is in an abysmal state despite all the tall claims of businessmen-turned-educators...

    The school’s circular, dated 22-08-2016, addressed to the parents of its students which surfaced recently on social...

  • Habib School, City School PAF, St Joseph win netball ties

    KARACHI: Habib Girls School outplayed City School 10-2 in the opening match of the Karachi Girls Netball Cup which commenced here at the PSB Coaching Centre on Tuesday...

    In the other schools matches in the junior category, City School PAF beat City School North Nazimabad 8-0 while St...

  • City School PAF, Habib Girls School in netball final

    KARACHI: The City School PAF Chapter and Habib Girls School reached the final of Karachi Girls Netball Cup 2015 here on Wednesday after overpowering their rivals in keenly contested matches...

    Results: Nasra School Malir bt Aga Khan School 4-0; Nasra School Malir bt Habib Girls High School 2-0; City School PAF Chapter bt Aga Khan School 6-1; Habib Girls Second School bt City School Gulshan — walkover...

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