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    Summer Vacation In Lahore

  • Govt told to enforce policy on schools’ summer vacation fee

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Thursday directed the Punjab government to strictly implement its policy on private schools against collection of consolidated fee from students for summer vacation...

    She said the government through a notification stopped the private schools from collecting fee for summer vacation at once...

  • Special train for summer vacation travellers

    LAHORE: Pakistan Railways will run a special train between Karachi and Lahore to facilitate families desirous of traveling between the two provincial capitals ahead of summer vacation in educational institutions...

    The special train will leave Karachi Cantt on May 31 (today) at 10am to reach Lahore the next day (June 1) 7...

  • Summer vacation

    KARACHI: The Sindh education department anno­unced on Thursday the two-month summer vacation for all school and colleges in the province...

  • Schools reopen after extended summer vacation

    KARACHI: It was back to routine as both government and private schools in Sindh reopened on Tuesday after an extended holiday of two months and 10 days...

    According to the decision of the Steering Committee, the schools were initially set to open on Aug 3 but the government decided to keep them closed until Aug 11 in view of the heavy rains and floods in Sindh despite Karachi not being affected
  • Educators appointment ‘delayed due to summer vacation’

    SAHIWAL: As many as 863 newly inducted educators are likely to join their service at public schools at the end of summer vacations three months after their final selection...

    Many educators fear the Punjab government will appoint them after summer vacation to save three months salary that all teachers get during vacation...

  • Summer vacation extended

    KARACHI: Following the decision taken on Thursday by the Sindh Education Department to extend summer vacation in the province till Aug 11, several private school associations have shared their unhappiness over the matter...

    “Extension in summer vacation in urban areas of Sindh such as Karachi must not be considered by the government as there is no emergency called due to any rain or flooding here,” said chairman of the Private School...

  • Low attendance witnessed as some schools reopen after summer vacation

    KARACHI: Just like it happens every year, there was again a big confusion over the reopening of schools on Monday, when the vacation were supposed to conclude as per the government schedule...

    The earlier schedule to keep schools closed for summer from June 1 to July 31 as decided by the Steering Committee, which had met on Jan 7, was changed by Sindh’s education secretary Dr Fazlullah Pechuho in May when he announced the summer...

  • Confusion persists over summer vacation

    KARACHI: The conflicting announcements by over a dozen associations of private schools about going with or against the provincial government’s decision to extend the summer vacation till Aug 10 has kept the parents perplexed whether or not to send their children to schools on Monday morning...

    Officials said Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah extended the summer vacation anticipating migration of people from the flood-hit districts to...

  • Ways to enjoy your vacation

    SUMMER is synonymous with fun, probably because we have our long summer vacation — almost three months — and without school! But summer being summer, which is very hot, we need to know how to have the right kind of fun so that what we do is a pleasure...

    Doing nothing for long can become boring so this is the right time to plan how you should be spending this vacation so that you do have some fun and also use the free time to indulge...

  • Opinion: Vacation phobia

    To majority of people, vacation seems to be an escape from the torments of this world...

    Months before the vacation begins, you probably start counting the days and nights on your fingers, waiting for this ‘heavenly’ period of your life to begin...

  • Make this vacation worthwhile

    For every school-going kid, the two-month summer vacation is certainly the most awaited time of the year...

    And if not that, then we are asking mum and dad to make plans to take you out somewhere to spend the vacation...

  • Flat owners protest vacation notices

    FAISALABAD: A large number of residents of Koh-i-Noor flats, including women and children, staged a demonstration and a sit-in on Jaranwala Road near Susan Chowk against the district government’s notices to vacate the apartments...

    Carrying sticks and banners inscribed with slogans against the bureaucracy, the protesters shouted slogans against district government officials demanding withdrawal of the notices
  • Get ahead by going on vacation

    An analysis from Project: Time Off found that going on vacation might actually pay off for workers...

    5pc higher chance of getting a raise or a promotion than those who leave 11 or more days of vacation on the table...

  • Govt may keep school vacation dates flexible

    KARACHI: The government is considering options to protect schoolchildren from harsh winters by changing school timings or by keeping the starting date of winter and summer vacations flexible, said Sindh Education Minister Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar on Thursday...

    As the annual school calendar is prepared in January, it is being considered that the starting date of winter vacation be kept flexible at this time of the year so that the...

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