Education

Baloch students press for PU seats with sit-in

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Baloch students are staging a sit-in outside the VC office in PU against what they have termed as a ‘deliberate procedural delay’ in the allotment of seats reserved for students belonging to the Balochistan province

Minister’s “dopatta” remark creates uproar

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“Under this Govt, we are witnessing a gradual Madrasization of Public Schools at a level not seen even during Zia’s era,” says Educationist A.H Nayyar while responding to Murad Ras's remarks about making "scarves & caps" part of school uniforms.

Corporal punishment no more, Islamabad teachers warned

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Teachers in Islamabad have been told not to use the rod for students as they may face penalties for violating a law on banning corporal punishments in schools across the federal territory.

Thousands of students in limbo as protests shut-down welfare schools

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All 70 schools managed by the Punjab Workers' Welfare Fund are shut, as employees demand amenities on par with other Govt Depts.

Irate PU staff run into IJT

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40 to 50 IJT members besieged the entire admin block. We managed to shut down some doors but before we could lock the door closest to my office IJT members pushed the guards back & forcibly entered the premise & started rampaging around

Differently-abled PU students frustrated by hurdles

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A peaceful march organized by differently-abled students of the Punjab University’s Quaid-e-Azam campus to mark International Day of Persons with Disabilities was disrupted when a brawl broke out between the Islami Jamiat-e-Talaba and Punjab Council.

Students Solidarity March renews push for revival of unions

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Hundreds of students on Friday participated in #StudentsSolidarityMarch2021 across major cities to call for the restoration of student unions

Activists force closure of university in protest of students’ enforced disappearance

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BU students on Tuesday locked campus gates in protest of Sohail & Fasiullah Baloch's abductions.

A wait-and-see approach to the SNC

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From its conception to the method of its development and implementation, the SNC has been surrounded by a stormy debate regarding the practicality of imposing a uniform syllabus, ensuring that the quality of education is equal across educational institutions, and a perceived perpetuation of religious and ethnic inequalities in the syllabus.

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