Students facing accommodation shortage in twin cities
Students face residential problems due to accommodation shortage
Islamabad, Oct 25: Students in the twin cities are facing residential problems due to
little accommodation coupled with high expenses.
Tahir Khan, living in
the federal capital for the last six years, said he had to change his
accommodations more than dozen times due to these factors.
student, Aamir, commented that due to non-availability of proper housing
facilities, he had to live in a small room. He complained about the attitude of
the landowners, who, he said, were usually very rude.
Aysha, a student at
Bahria University, said private accommodation was so expensive in Islamabad that
rents ranged from Rs 4,000 to Rs 7,000 for a single bed accommodation. She
complained these hostels also lacked proper cleaning, hygienic food and
Rehan, an employee of a government
organization, said that in the last few years there had been an unprecedented
influx of job seekers from other areas into the twin cities which resulted in
increase in the rents of rooms and houses.
"University hostels cannot
cope with the increasing number of students forcing a majority to find private
accommodations on their own," said Salma, a student at the International Islamic
University Islamabad (IIU).
Another student, Aalia, said, "We pay Rs
6,000 per head to the hostel management who provide us meals and
Shahid, a lecturer, suggested the problem could be alleviated
by establishing more hostels. app
"there is no education system in balochistan in all balchistan only one medical college this the big question for governament in a big provence only one medical college just a few people gos deffirent cities for getting education who have capsity to get education but the to therd point population is suffering in poverty who can nt go to karachi or lahore so in this situation governament should take on this issue specilly there is no cota for baloch students when they go to quetta karachi or lahore"
Name: liaqat muradzai
City, Country: muharaq. Pakistan
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Balochistan education minister shot dead
Quetta: Balochistan Education Minister Shafique Ahmed Khan has been shot
dead after a firing incident in Quetta.According to
police, gumen opened indiscriminate fire on the education
minister in front of his house on Toghi road killing him on the
The body has been shifted to civil hospital where his relatives and a large
number of supporters have gathered. Police says it could be a case of target killing and the area has been
cordoned. The Baloch Liberation United Front has claimed
responsibility for the attack. Shafique Ahmed Khan who was 55-years old, became
a member of Balochistan Provincial assembly in 2008. Dawn
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Regulatory authority's role effective in quality education
Islamabad: The private educational institutions regulatory authority is taking concrete steps
to facilitate educational institutions in order to ensure quality education in
the Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT). "The authority is working on several
fronts to help educational institutions of the private sector, giving them
guidelines as per commitment to ensure quality education for achieving national
prosperity," said chairman of the authority Atif Mahmood Kiyani.
He said the authority was
providing opportunity to teachers of these institutions to participate in
training workshops and the same efforts, he added, would continue in future as
well.As part of such measures, he said,
last year the authority invited 438 teachers to take part in training sessions
wherein they were enlightened upon modern teaching techniques besides other
skills.In keeping with desire of the
private sector, he said the authority was making plans to enable 3000 more
teachers to take part in next teacher training in due course of time.
Moreover, he said the authority
had already given free books to students totalling 40,000 along with bags in
future and the such steps he added, were widely appreciated by the private
sector.Replying to a question, he said
the private sector was playing important role in educating the country's youth
with quality education.Thus, he added, there was a need
to further strengthen partnership with private sector and further encourage it
for investing in education sector.
He said the authority was making
measures, having taken all stakeholders on board including representatives of
the private educational institutions with solo aim to ensure quality
education.Answering another question, he
said the authority had given different timeframe as deadline to those private
educational institutions that were lacking required facilities for
However, he said the authority did
not want to impose its orders and was adopting flexible approach towards private
educational institutions and giving them enough time to fulfill required
criteria.He was of the view the government
was needed to come forward and start allocating of half of funds from national
kitty to the authority while the rest would be met from private sector's
In reply to a question, the
chairman said some private educational institutions kept changing fee-structure,
which forced the authority to increase security fee. app
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Post-graduate classes in Chitral college sought
Chitral: The introduction of postgraduate classes in Government College
Chitral still remains a distant dream despite the fact that the construction of
postgraduate block was completed three years back.
A number of students said that the former chief minister Akram
Durrani had announced upgradation of the degree college to postgraduate level
during his visit to Chitral and had released funds for construction of
additional blocks for it.
They complained that the present government
had put the upgradation programme of the college in cold storage. They said that
hundreds of students applied for admission to postgraduate classes in Peshawar
University every year but only a small fraction was admitted. They said that
very few parents afforded to send their children to down districts for higher
They said that under the special package of the former
government, an information technology block had been erected and necessary
paraphernalia including computers had also been provided which were sufficient
for master level programme in computer science. Dawn
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Pathology conference at PIMS
Islamabad: The 33rd annual three-day Pathology Conference will commence from November 6 at
Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS).
Over 500 consultant
pathologists from across the country will attend the conference while 70 foreign
delegates will also join the event being organized under the auspices of
Pakistan Association of Pathologists (PAP).
According to organisers of
the conference, the event will encompass new horizons and vistas, for luminary
delegates, pathologists, postgraduate students, and for the first time,
laboratory technologists with lectures, research papers, seminars and
They said Pathology department and administration of PIMS, is
making every effort to make this conference a successful and enriched venture
for the entire community of pathologists.
They said pre and
post-conference workshops are also being planned to make it more diverse event.
They added an exhibition of pathology equipment, software, consumables
and supplies is also being arranged to introduce the stakeholders to latest
They said highly diversified and innovative
technology and molecular probes have immensely increased the role of pathology
in diagnostics and patient care. The news
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