50pc education budget unused

The development budget is not utilised fully in the country and spending patterns in the education sector have no difference, as in 2012-13 the country could only utilise half of the allocated development budget. Alif Ailaan, a non-governmental education campaign, in an effort to dissect the provincial and national education budgets conducted an analysis to […]

KMC to give life support training

Principal Khyber Pakhtunkhwa College Professor Dr. Ejaz Hassan khan signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Association of Physicians of Pakistani Descent in North America. Dr. Shahid Sheikh a renowned physician of Ohio represented APPNA. According to this memorandum Khyber Medical College will provide training of life support courses to the medical Students, Nurses, […]

Vice Chancellor UET Peshawar S.Imtiaz assumes charge as HEC acting Chairman

Syed Imtiaz Hussain Gilani, vice chancellor of the University of Engineering and Technology (UET), Peshawar, has assumed the charge as acting chairperson of Higher Education Commission (HEC). HEC Executive Director Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed, along with senior officers of the HEC, welcomed him. Mr. Gilani, who is also a member of the HEC’s governing body, has […]

Corporal punishment: Parents of battered student appeal for justice

Parents of a third grader on Tuesday accused the head teacher of a school in Swat of severely thrashing their child, and appealed the teacher be transferred from the school. Sabdar Ali, 10, studies at Government Primary School, Manerai in Kabal tehsil. Sabdar told The Express Tribune the head teacher, who is known for punishing […]

2.2m children out of school in KP

Speakers at a seminar said on Tuesday that 2.5 million children were out of schools in Pakistan. They were speaking at the seminar arranged by Sparc, a non-governmental organisation, to mark the Universal Children Day. They said that education was the basic right of every child. The speaker said that 2.2 million children were out […]