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  • Covid-19 tests of 2,000 teaching, non-teaching staff conducted in Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: As the first phase of the opening of educational institutions is going to start on Sept 15, 2,000 teaching and non-teaching staff of public and private colleges have been tested for Covid-19 with only one found infected with the virus...

    The infected person is a non-teaching staff member and contact tracing has been started to find out if any other person from the patient’s family and friends was infected...

  • Teaching hospitals to be run by BoGs under new law in Punjab

    LAHORE: The Punjab Medical Teaching Institutions (Reforms) Ordinance 2019 envisaging privatisation of ‘major’ state-run hospitals has been promulgated...

    The ordinance drafted on the pattern of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s MTI Act was promulgated after the Punjab governor signed it on Monday with the approval of Prime Minister Imran Khan...

  • Schedule for reopening schools in Punjab issued

    LAHORE: The Punjab School Education Department (SED) on Sunday issued the schedule and academic timetable to be observed in all public as well as private schools of the province when these institutions will reopen on September 15...

    According to an SED notification, the chief executive officers (CEO) of the District Education Authorities (DEAs) will ensure implementation of the schedule and the academic timetable in Punjab, along with...

  • Occupational stress — what nobody tells you about teaching in Pakistan

    The reactions I get from people on telling them I am a teacher can be categorised into three kinds: reactions from those who happen to find my profession admirable and praiseworthy; those who belittle my line of work (it obviously can’t compete with lucrative and promising corporate or foreign-backed development jobs); and those who envy me (the short working hours and numerous holidays within an academic year are rather tantalising for those...

  • Punjab’s growth strategy-2018 focuses on jobs for youth

    LAHORE: Punjab government on Saturday launched its growth strategy-2018, aiming to overcome the huge challenge of creating jobs for youth that makes 66 per cent of the province’s total population...

    So the big challenge we are facing is how to feed, employ and educate 60 per cent youth (aged between 15 to 30) of Punjab’s total population,” the chief gust, Shahbaz Sharif, said on the occasion...

  • Rs1.452trn Punjab budget seeks to create 500,000 jobs

    LAHORE: Punjab’s Rs1...

    452 trillion budget for the next financial year proposes to create half a million jobs in the province through a massive development investment of Rs550 billion in large infrastructure, transport, irrigation, agriculture, water supply and energy projects, as well as heavily subsidise smallholders and landless cultivators...

  • ECB announces schedule for Pakistan's Test tour to England in May 2018

    The English Cricket Board (ECB) on Tuesday announced the dates for Pakistan team's short tour in May 2018, where the green shirts will play two Tests against England...

    “Test match cricket has a strong, consistent and passionate following across England and Wales and the seven summer Tests, starting with the Pakistan matches, are sure to attract good crowds," the ECB Chief Executive Officer Tom Harrison was quoted as saying...

  • Electoral schedule unveiled for Pakistan-based Kashmiris

    MUZAFFARABAD: The schedule for the preparation of fresh electoral rolls for 12 constituencies of Pakistan-based Kashmiris has been announced by the Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Election Commission...

    Of the 41 constituencies of the AJK Legislative Assembly, 29 are located within AJK territory and the rest across Pakistan in order to represent refugees from India-held Kashmir...

  • Punjab budget 2016-17 : 31pc of Rs550bn ADP to be spent on social sector

    LAHORE: The Punjab government has earmarked Rs550 billion for the Annual Development Programme (ADP) for 2016-17, which is 37 per cent higher than the allocation of Rs400bn for the outgoing fiscal year...

    Under ADP 2016-17, the government has allocated 31pc for the social sector followed by infrastructure development 29pc, services sector 20pc, special initiatives/programme and production sector 9pc each and others 2pc...

  • ‘Violence-related fatalities in Balochistan, Punjab increased in 2016’

    ISLAMABAD: Balochistan and Punjab saw a marginal increase in violence in 2016, with Balochistan seeing an almost 10pc rise in fatalities caused by violence since 2015, and Punjab seeing the highest number of fatalities in the province in four years, the Centre for Research and Security Studies (CRSS) has found...

    Fatalities in Balochistan rose from 719 in 2015 to 798 in 2016, while Punjab lost 424 people to violence last year...

  • Russia confronts its past in teaching of 1917 revolution

    MOSCOW: Glorified during the Soviet era but denounced at the fall of the USSR, the 1917 Russian revolution is now taught in schools with neutrality the Kremlin hopes will “bring the nation together”...

    Just as Russian President Vladimir Putin celebrates episodes from both Soviet and Tsarist history, school textbooks shy away from choosing one side or another when it comes to the revolution and its consequences
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