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  • School in Shangla village remains incomplete since 2005

    SHANGLA: The residents of Ranzro village in Chakesar tehsil here have demanded of the provincial government to order completion of the lone government primary school for boys which has been left incomplete by the contractor since 2005...

    “Our village has been kept deprived of the basic right of education in this modern era,” Ziaur Rehman, a local, lamented while talking to Dawn on Sunday...

  • Village school: expose of govt indifference

    FAISALABAD: Immediately after reaching the school, students of the Government Primary School for Boys, Kot Farid Mahmood Kathia, Shorkot, have to fix the lever of a hand pump...

    Similarly, they have to remove the lever after end of the school time to save the sole source of water from small-time thieves...

  • Japanese envoy opens school in Swabi village

    He visited Shewa village here on Monday to inaugurate a middle school for girls, which is constructed with the financial assistance of the Japanese government...

    The school built at a cost of Rs10 million has already started offering admissions...

  • The plight of a village high school

    SAHIWAL: Sewage, animal dung and garbage have converted the playground of the Government High School at Chak 78/5-R into a filthy pond and a heap of garbage...

    Sewage has eaten up 50 per cent land of school playground and it is spreading diseases among more than 250 students of the 100-year-old school...

  • Protesters demand far-off school be shifted to village

    TOBA TEK SINGH: Scores of people of Chak 371-JB staged a sit-in and blocked traffic for more than three hours on Wednesday in Gojra to protest non-acceptance of their demand to shift a government girls primary school located adjacent to a graveyard to inside the village...

    The sit-in was participated in by students of the school and several men and women...

  • For 200 students, Swat village has only a single-room school

    MINGORA: The one-room school with dilapidated roof and only two teachers for over 200 students in Chuangai village of Charbagh tehsil here speaks volumes about the tall claims of the PTI-led government that it has turned around the education infrastructure in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa...

    Located at a distance of 30 kilometers from Mingora town, the government primary school was established in 1979 in Chungai Roraiya village, but no...

  • School turned into cattle pen in Hassanabdal village

    TAXILA: A school located in the Hassanabdal town has been turned into a cattle pen by the local people showing the apathy of the government towards the promotion of education even though it has launched an education emergency in the province...

    The lofty claims repeatedly made by Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif about maintaining a high standard of education prove hollow when one visits the Government Boys Primary School...

  • 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...

  • City School, Nixor College win inter-school basketball

    KARACHI: The City School Gulshan Campus, City School PAF Chapter and Nixor College emerged as champions in boys and girls basketball contests held at the Yolande Henderson Memorial Inter-School Basketball Tournament 2016 which was staged at the St Patrick’s High School...

    The schools which took part in the event included Lyceum School, Karachi Grammar School, The City School P...

  • Roy-adopted school wins United School Championship 2017

    KARACHI: SMB Fatima Jinnah Gove­rnment Girls School, adopted by Shehzad Roy’s Zindagi Trust, won the Karachi United School Championship 2017, beating Lyceum 2-1 in the finals on Saturday...

    Sixteen of Karachi’s top private schools, including Cedar College, Karachi Grammar School and Nixor College, fielded teams in the tournament...

  • Habib School, CJM, Aga Khan School win

    KARACHI: Habib School, CJM and Aga Khan School beat their respective rivals in the 7th Culligan Senior and Junior Girls Throwball Tournament which commenced at The City School PAF Chapter here on Monday...

    Results:Juniors:Pool ‘A’: CJM school bt Aga Khan School Kareemabad 2-0; Sean Beam School bt Nasra School 2-0; City School PAF bt Karachi Cambridge 2-0...

  • Two children die as water tank crashes in Thatta village

    THATTA: Two children died and six other people were injured when a concrete-made water tank built about eight feet above the ground burst and crashed minutes after its inauguration in Haji Mubarak Jokhio village near Shora Mori town on Monday evening...

    A large number of men, women and children from the village had gathered at the site when a mobile tanker pulled up to fill the tank...

  • Palestinian village braces for Israeli demolition

    SUSIYA: Residents of this dusty village are bracing for Israeli bulldozers to come and knock down their makeshift homes of tarp, wood and wire any day now...

    Consisting mostly of tents, and without running water or electricity, the village has nonetheless risen to international prominence in recent weeks as it braces for a round of decisive demolitions after three decades of legal battles with the Israeli government...

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