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SC reinstates teachers charged with plagiarism

SC reinstates teachers charged with plagiarism

LAHORE: Full bench of Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday reinstated two Punjab University Center for High Energy of Physics (CHEP) assistant professors that were sacked by the varsity administration on the charges of plagiarism. Dr Maqsood Ahmad and Dr Alam Saeed are among the restored teachers whereas two other teachers Sohail Afzal and Rasheed Ahmad, who were also sacked, still wait for the Lahore High Court judgment.
The bench headed by SC Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry

Teachers protest community schools’ closure

PESHAWAR – Federally Administrative Tribal Areas (FATA) community schools teachers staged a protest rally in Peshawar on Saturday against the government’s bid to close community schools in FATA.
More than one hundred teachers from Khyber Agency gathered in front of FATA Secretariat on Warsak Road and chanted slogans against the closure of community schools. Teachers Association President Aman Ullah Afridi said that closing down of 950 community schools was an unwise decision that

LHC orders Punjab govt not to take action against teachers

LAHORE: Lahore High Court (LHC) Chief Justice (CJ) Ijaz Ahmed Chaudhry on Tuesday directed the Punjab government not to take any disciplinary action against teachers of public-sector colleges who protested against establishing board of governors (BoG) in educational institutions on December 9 and were tortured by police. The LHC CJ issued these orders while proceeding on a suo motu notice against police torture of protesting teachers and students outside the Punjab Assembly. The

PML-Q tabling bill on BoG issue, police brutality against teachers

LAHORE: Injustice against teachers would not be tolerated and the Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) would table a bill on the board of governors (BoG) issue and police torture of teachers and students in the Senate, PML-Q President Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain said on Monday. He made these remarks while talking to journalists after meeting a delegation of the Joint Action Committee (JAC) of teachers and students. He said that the Punjab government had no respect for the teaching

Punjab govt to target farmers after teachers and students: Elahi

LAHORE: After teachers and students, farmers would be the next target of the Punjab government, former Punjab chief minister Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi said on Saturday.
He made these remarks while chairing a meeting of Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) Nankana chapter office bearers at the PML House. Elahi said that while people were dying of hunger, Punjab CM Shahbaz Sharif was ruthlessly using the government machinery to silence the voices of the oppressed.

PPP will never tolerate injustice with students or teachers: Jahangir Badar

LAHORE: The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) would never tolerate injustice with students or teachers and the Punjab government would have to review its policies in this regard, PPP Secretary General Senator Jahangir Badar said on Friday while protesting against police torture of students and teachers outside the Punjab Assembly.
He made these remarks in a press conference at the Lahore Press Club. Badar said that using force could never achieve positive results and baton-charging

Buses burnt, students and teachers arrested

LAHORE: Protest at the Punjab Assembly by the teachers and students of Joint Actions Committee resulted in damaged buses, injured protestors by the police’s baton charge and the arrests of students and office bearers of Punjab Lecturers and Professors Union on Wednesday.
At least four buses were stoned and put to fire by the students in retaliation to the police baton charge. Dozens of teachers and students were arrested as they came close to the Punjab Assembly’s main gate.

Teachers on strike over kidnapping by Taliban

PESHAWAR: University teaching staff in northwest Pakistan have gone on strike indefinitely to protest against the Taliban’s kidnapping of a prominent academic.
Taliban kidnapped Ajmal Khan, vice chancellor of Islamia College University,
in September from Peshawar, the capital of northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) province.
“Academic staff in all government and private universities in KPK have gone on strike from today,” Shuja Muhammad Khan, the provincial president

Harassment reports lead to removal of male teachers

KARACHI: After receiving numerous sexual harassment complaints, the Sindh government has decided to remove all male teaching and non-teaching staff from girls’ schools and colleges in the province.
Education Department directed all executive district officers (EDOs) to enlist all the male staff working in the province. The male officials were also asked to report to the Sindh secretariat till further notice.
“There have been many complaints against the male staff members