Educational institutions in Sindh to reopen from tomorrow

Sindh Education, Literacy and Colleges Education Department has issued notification for re-opening of all educational institutions in the province from tomorrow (Monday).Under the notification, all government and private schools and colleges will stric…

Sindh Education, Literacy and Colleges Education Department has issued notification for re-opening of all educational institutions in the province from tomorrow (Monday).

Under the notification, all government and private schools and colleges will strictly abide by the standard operating procedures to prevent spread of COVID-19.

The educational institutions will remain open for six days a week with 50 percent attendance of students on alternate days.

All heads of educational institutions will ensure 100 percent vaccination of teaching and non-teaching staff.

Source: Radio Pakistan

Three terrorists killed during an exchange of fire with Pakistan Army in Bajaur

Two to three terrorist were killed and three to four injured during an exchange of fire with Pakistan Army troops in Bajaur district.Terrorists from inside Afghanistan across the international border, opened fire on a military post and Pakistan Army tr…

Two to three terrorist were killed and three to four injured during an exchange of fire with Pakistan Army troops in Bajaur district.

Terrorists from inside Afghanistan across the international border, opened fire on a military post and Pakistan Army troops responded in a befitting manner.

In exchange of fire, Sepoy Jamal and Sepoy Ayaz embraced shahadat.

Pakistan strongly condemns the use of Afghan soil by terrorists for activities against Pakistan and expects that existing and future setup in Afghanistan will not allow such activities against Pakistan.

Source: Radio Pakistan

Islamabad, Rawalpindi receive torrential rain

Islamabad, Rawalpindi, and surrounding areas received torrential rains today due to which low-lying areas submerged under water.According to the Capital Development Authority, CDA staff is fully active and working for the drainage of rainwater from low…

Islamabad, Rawalpindi, and surrounding areas received torrential rains today due to which low-lying areas submerged under water.

According to the Capital Development Authority, CDA staff is fully active and working for the drainage of rainwater from low-lying areas. All emergency response centers are fully functional, whereas all roads, nullahs, and drainage lines have been cleared. The CDA staff is present in the field and monitoring all the nullahs flowing in the federal capital.

On the other hand, Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar has put all the relevant departments on alert in the wake of torrential rains in Rawalpindi and instructed to immediately start drainage work to remove water from low-lying areas.

In a statement, he said that all available resources will be utilized for drainage of rainwater and any negligence in this regard will not be tolerated. He directed the district administration, Provincial Disaster Management Authority and Rescue 1122 to make all necessary arrangements to cope with any situation as a result of torrential rains. He said officers should personally visit the field to monitor the efforts for drainage of rainwater instead of sitting in their offices.

It is also pertinent to mention that Azad Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa also received heavy rains and water level in low-lying areas in several parts of Upper Punjab too has submerged under rainwater.

Source: Radio Pakistan

Provincial Govt spends huge funds on promotion of higher education: CM KP

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister, Mahmood Khan has directed the concerned authorities to complete ongoing projects of colleges in the province at earliest.Presiding over a meeting in Peshawar today, he directed concerned authorities to take solid …

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister, Mahmood Khan has directed the concerned authorities to complete ongoing projects of colleges in the province at earliest.

Presiding over a meeting in Peshawar today, he directed concerned authorities to take solid steps to make colleges functional at all cost.

The Chief Minister said the provincial government is spending huge funds on the promotion of higher education.

The meeting was informed that a comprehensive summary has been prepared to acquire land for establishing colleges in urban and rural areas of the province.

Source: Radio Pakistan

11 died when fire erupted in chemical factory in Karachi

At least 11-worker died and two members of a fire fighting team injured as fire erupted in a chemical factory in Mehran Town Korangi area of Karachi on Friday.Rescue teams are busy to extinguish the fire while the cause of the fire is yet to be ascerta…

At least 11-worker died and two members of a fire fighting team injured as fire erupted in a chemical factory in Mehran Town Korangi area of Karachi on Friday.

Rescue teams are busy to extinguish the fire while the cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.

Rescue teams said that the dead bodies have been found on the second floor of the factory.

Source: Radio Pakistan

One terrorist killed in ‘befitting’ response to firing at check post from inside Afghanistan

Terrorists from inside Afghanistan across the international border, opened fire on a military post in Lower Dir district.Pakistan Army responded in a befitting manner and in the exchange of fire, one terrorist was killed and two to three got injured.Ho…

Terrorists from inside Afghanistan across the international border, opened fire on a military post in Lower Dir district.

Pakistan Army responded in a befitting manner and in the exchange of fire, one terrorist was killed and two to three got injured.

However, due to terrorists’ fire, Havaldar Gul Ameer resident of Lakki Marwat got critically injured and embraced shahadat, while under treatment at the hospital.

Source: Radio Pakistan

COVID-19: KP Govt decides to keep markets closed for two days in a week

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has decided to keep the markets closed for two days in a week across the province in wake of rise of coronavirus cases.The decision was taken in a meeting of provincial anti-corona task force chaired by Chief Minister …

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has decided to keep the markets closed for two days in a week across the province in wake of rise of coronavirus cases.

The decision was taken in a meeting of provincial anti-corona task force chaired by Chief Minister Mahmood Khan in Peshawar on Friday.

The task force expressed its concerns over rapidly rising Covid cases and negligence of implementation of SOPs in some districts.

It was therefore decided to ensure strict implementation of the SOPs and precautionary measures in the province.

The meeting also decided to take assistance from Pak Army in this regard.

The meeting also paid special consideration on blocking of mobile phone SIMs of people who would not get vaccinated by 15th of next month.

Source: Radio Pakistan

All schools in Sindh to reopen from Monday

In Sindh all public and private educational institutions under administrative control of School Education and Literacy Department will be reopened from Monday.According to a notification issued in Karachi today (Friday), the decision was taken on the r…

In Sindh all public and private educational institutions under administrative control of School Education and Literacy Department will be reopened from Monday.

According to a notification issued in Karachi today (Friday), the decision was taken on the recommendation of working committee of Steering Committee on Education and with approval of competent authority.

According to the notification, the schools will remain open six days a week and fifty percent attendance of students on alternative days would be ensured.

All educational institutions will ensure 100 percent vaccination of teaching and non-teaching staff by producing evidence to the concerned regional heads.

Source: Radio Pakistan

PEIRA to convene (online) E-Kachehri today

In pursuance of policy directions by Prime Minister’s Office, Ms Zia Batool, Chairperson Islamabad Capital Territory Private Educational Institutions Regulatory Authority (ICT-PEIRA) will convene (online) E-Kachehri on Thursday, August 26, 2021 from 2:…

In pursuance of policy directions by Prime Minister’s Office, Ms Zia Batool, Chairperson Islamabad Capital Territory Private Educational Institutions Regulatory Authority (ICT-PEIRA) will convene (online) E-Kachehri on Thursday, August 26, 2021 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. E-Kachehri will be convened through official Facebook page of ICT-PIERA (http://web.facebok.com/PEIRA.Gov.Pk).

The purpose of E-Kachehri is to listen to concerns of parents, students, teachers and private schools of Islamabad related to issues of Private Educational Institutions operating in Islamabad Capital Territory only.

Private Educational Institutions Regulatory Authority (PEIRA) deals with Private Educational Institutions offering education up to Intermediate Level / “A” Level or equivalent operating in Islamabad Capital Territory.

Source: Radio Pakistan