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  • Gardening: Of roots, shoots and fruit

    Is it okay to use ordinary fly and mosquito spray on them? The reason I ask is that sprays intended for the garden are very expensive as compared to the fly sprays used in the home...

    No! The harsh chemicals in household fly / insect sprays will not only damage your tomato plants but also have the inherent capability to poison the tomato fruits: I do not advocate the use of chemicals in any shape or form and this applies to...

  • High school fees

    APROPOS of Faisal Bari’s article ‘Anti-competitive practices’ (April 24), it is unfortunate that parents are willing to pay high fees but never ask the authorities to justify the high charges...

    The federal government should take up this case and curb this practice by private schools...

  • School fees

    THIS is apropos Yasmeen Hyder’s letter ‘School fees’ (May 7)...

    In fact, the wrong plea by these high-profile schools for charging hefty fee even for summer vacations on account of payment of salaries to their faculty and staff for vacations is unjustified...

  • School fees

    IT is a matter of concern that private schools all over the country charge fees for summer vacations...

    The schools have started collecting in advance fees for June and July, with no regulatory check in operation...

  • Parents protest sudden rise in school fees

    ISLAMABAD: A large number of parents staged a protest in the city on Sunday against the private schools which suddenly and arbitrarily increased fees of schoolchildren...

    They gathered outside the National Press Club in the heart of the city and marched a short distance to vent their anger against the private schools “operating like a mafia”...

  • PM tells cabinet to resolve school fees issue

    ISLAMABAD: Following protests in major cities over the exorbitant fees charged by private schools, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif finally took notice of the campaign by affected parents and ordered that the chairman of the body designated to deal with this issue be appointed without delay...

    “There is so much unrest among parents due to an increase in monthly fees by private schools and, unfortunately, the government is not doing enough...

  • Exorbitant school fees

    A group of famous private schools increases the school fee every year, particularly without any corresponding increase in the quality of education...

    We call upon the government to create monitoring authority to regulate private schools, especially the fees it can take and enforce it...

  • PM orders freeze on private school fees

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, apparently putting his foot down, has ordered that no private schools should raise their fees in the year 2015...

    According to a brief statement, issued by the PM House on Sunday, the PM ordered the education ministry and the Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) to implement this decision in true letter and spirit...

  • Private school fees: Competition Commission also swings into action

    “The CCP issued the directives under Section 36 of the Competition Act 2010 to the chief executive officers (CEOs) and directors of eight private schools after they did not voluntarily provide the information,” an official of the CCP told Dawn on the condition of anonymity...

    He said that on August 19 the CCP had initiated the inquiry into allegations of anti-competitive practices by the schools, including unreasonable increase in fee...

  • Private school fees

    Poor mothers who took the trouble of bearing children and raising them up to schooling level are agitating...

    Mr Javedan, the head of Private Schools Association, came on TV to explain that 97pc of his school members have a reasonable fee structure and that only a handful of three per cent are doing this ‘exorbitant’ fee hike on their own...

  • ‘Certain parameters to be considered while increasing school fees’

    At a consultative workshop on ‘Fee Determination and Quality of Education Parameters for Private Schools’ Junaid Akhlaq, the PEIRA chairperson, said the regulatory body had been working to regulate school fee structures...

    He said: “All schools will have to follow our fee guidelines which will be linked to quantifiable parameters that will consider infrastructure facilities, curriculum, extracurricular activities, human resources and...

  • Considering suo motu in private school fees cases: CJP

    The Supreme Court on Thursday took up a number of appeals against decisions handed down by different high courts over exorbitant fees charged by private schools in the country...

    The Islamabad High Court had recently barred private schools altogether from collecting fees during summer vacations...

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