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Young Pakistani on the mission to educate Pakistan

FAISALABAD: Slum School is an attempt to educate children living in slums of Pakistan. We believe education is a vaccine for violence, terrorism & poverty. Pakistan is a country plagued by issues like poverty, corruption, and, the biggest of all, illiteracy. With an overall literacy rate of 56.6% (According to …

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Punjab Education Budget Share Cut Down

LAHORE: Despite overall 10.29 per cent (Rs32.2 billion) increase in the Punjab education budget for FY 2017-18 as compared to the previous year, the percentage share of the budget has been decreased to 17.51 percent from last year’s 18.61 (by 1.1 percent). The Punjab government has allocated Rs345 billion for education …

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Historic books gutted in GCU fire

By Abdullah Qureshi LAHORE: Historic books of Persian gutted when a fire erupted at the library of Government College University early in morning due to a short circuit the other day, sources and eye witness told The Educationist. However, GCU Public Relations Officer Musdiq Sultan said that all the books …

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VCs Appointed at LCWU & UoS

Dr. Uzma Qureshi becomes VC LCWU and Dr Ishtiaq Ahmad VC UoS Decision for PU and MNS-UET still pending By Asad Saleem LAHORE: The Punjab government has appointed vice chancellors at Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) and University of Sargodha (UoS) for a period of four years after approval of …

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Beggars ready to throng Lahore markets

By Hamza Shahid Lahore Beggars House in-charge Rubina Shehzadi said they would crackdown on city beggars during the holy month of Ramazan and help them rehabilitate and train to earn a livelihood. While talking to The Educationist she said Lahore Beggars House has the capacity to take care of 100 …

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