Federal Board Introduces Ten New Courses for Matric and Inter

New Courses for Matric and Inter

The Federal Board of Intermediate & Secondary Education (FBISE) has introduced ten new diplomas in the Matric-Tech and Inter-Tech streams.The courses, aimed at providing students with practical skills, have been developed by the National Vocational & Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC). The FBISE made the announcement through its social media handles. Here are the newly introduced […]

Cheezious Lights up the Silver Screen at the Naqsh Digital Film Festival 2023!

Naqsh Digital Film Festival 2023

Islamabad,  – The Naqsh Digital Film Festival 2023, a remarkable cinematic event aimed at celebrating creativity and promoting social awareness, recently concluded its successful run in Islamabad. Organized in collaboration with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and Fatima Jinnah Women University. One of the festival’s Food Partner, Cheezious, played a vital role in making […]

Lahore Announces New Winter Timings for Public and Private Schools

Public and Private Schools

The Punjab Education Department has notified revised timings for public and private schools across Lahore for the winter season. Both girls’ and boys’ schools will have a slightly different time. According to official notification, boys’ schools will remain open from 8:30 am to 2:30 pm from Monday to Thursday and Saturday. On Friday, the schools […]

Punjab Announces Holiday for Schools Amid Pink Eye Outbreak

Amid Pink Eye

Due to a surge in pink eye (conjunctivitis) cases, Punjab’s interim Chief Minister, Mohsin Raza Naqvi, has announced a one-day holiday for all government and private schools in Punjab, including Lahore, on 28 September 2023. The decision aims to curb the spread of this highly contagious eye disease among students. From the following Monday, students […]

Federal Education Dept is Facing a Deficit Worth Billions

Federal Education

The Federal Directorate of Education is facing a budget deficit of Rs. 7 billion.This was revealed during a briefing given to the caretaker Federal Minister Madad Ali Sindhi on his visit to the Federal Directorate of Education here on Tuesday. The minister also met with DG FDE Amjad Ahmed. Federal Minister Madad Ali Sindhi said […]

CDA Orders Schools to Provide Building Stability and Fire Safety Certificates

Fire Safety Certificates

The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has decided to take action against non-conforming uses of buildings for schools in the federal capital. A public notice has been issued by CDA Building Control Section, which states that such buildings have to submit Building Stability Certificate and Fire Safety Certificate. The notice also asked such schools to remove […]

Karachi University Teachers Announce Strike

Karachi University

The Karachi University Teachers Society (KUTS) has initiated a strike, effective today, citing severe concerns regarding administrative and financial turmoil crippling the institution. The strike, endorsed by the KUTS, is set to continue indefinitely until their grievances are addressed, as announced by KUTS Secretary Dr. Faizan-ul-Hassan Naqvi. One of the primary issues highlighted is the […]

Balochistan Has One Teacher For Every 6,700 Schools


The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the United Nations (UN) agency dedicated to the welfare of children, has shed light on the dire state of public schools in Balochistan. A UNICEF delegation recently convened with the caretaker provincial education minister in Quetta to present a comprehensive overview of the education sector in the region. According […]

Hi-Tech Cheating in MDCAT Shocks Examiners


The use of advanced technology for cheating in the recent Medical and Dental Colleges Admission Test (MDCAT) has sent shockwaves through the medical community. As revelations emerge regarding the sophisticated cheating methods employed during the national exam which took place on 10 September, authorities are vowing to take action against those responsible. Over 180,000 candidates […]