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Educational institutions in provinces except Sindh to open five days a week

LAHORE: Educational institutions in Punjab, Balochistan, and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa will now be open for five days a week as usual from today. According to details, normal classes of educational institutes have been restored in three provinces of the country for

Shafqat Mahmood urges students to study at home, revise courses

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood has expressed that the decision to close educational institutions was taken with a heavy heart. Shafqat Mahmood took to Twitter and wrote that we had to close educational institutions because coronavirus infections were rising

Educational institutions to be closed from Nov 26 amid rising COVID-19 cases

ISLAMABAD: A meeting of inter-provincial education ministers chaired by Federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood has agreed to close educational institutions for a month due to coronavirus. All the educational institutions will be closed from 26th November i.e from Thursday.

COVID-19 positivity rate in schools increases by 3%

ISLAMABAD: The rate of positive cases of the coronavirus in Pakistan’s educational institutions has increased from 1.8 to 3.3 percent. The positive case rate in the last week was 82 percent. In view of the increasing number of cases in educational

Decision regarding schools will be taken through consultation: Saeed Ghani

KARACHI: Sindh Education Minister Saeed Ghani has chaired a meeting of the steering committee of the education department. The provincial education minister said that we want all decisions regarding education in Sindh to be taken in consultation with all stakeholders.

Education ministers to discuss schools closure, extended winter vacations

ISLAMABAD: Inter-provincial education ministers have convened an emergency meeting in view of the rising cases of coronavirus cases in Pakistan. Federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood convened the meeting and a letter has been issued to all the members of

Schools may be closed if COVID-19 situation worsens: Punjab minister

ISLAMABAD: Punjab Education Minister Murad Raas said that the educational institutions where coronavirus cases are being reported are being sealed and if the situation remains like in the past then schools will have to be closed. Murad Raas said that

Up to 140 students test positive for COVID-19 in Punjab

LAHORE: The report of the coronavirus test of children in educational institutions of Punjab has been released. According to the report, out of 70,750 students in Punjab, 145 students tested positive for coronavirus and 68,032 students tested negative for the

Private educational institutes in Sindh to reopen on August 15

KARACHI: Private Schools Action Committee has announced to reopen private educational institutes across Sindh from 15th August. The Private Schools Action Committee also issued a 31-point SOPs on reopening private schools. Its committee head in this regard said that almost

Educational institutions to reopen from September 15: Minister

ISLAMABAD: Education Minister Shafqat Mehmood has announced to reopen the educational institutions from 15th September. Addressing a press conference, the federal minister has been decided that all educational institutions will reopen on 15th September with strict Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs),

Sindh health dept issues advisory for educational institutions

KARACHI: Sindh Health Department has issued health advisory for educational institutions in wake to prevent spread of coronavirus in province. Karachi has been most affected by the coronavirus as 15 cases have emerged so far. Total number of COVID-19 cases

Curfew continues for 90th consecutive day in IOK

SRINAGAR: Normal life in Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK) continues to remain affected for the 90th straight days on Saturday due to the curfew imposed by the Indian military. In IoK, an environment of fear and uncertainty persists as stories of

COAS to summon Corps Commanders Conference today

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa to summon Corps Commanders Conference today. Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has summoned a Corps Commanders Conference today in light to India’s move to annex occupied Kashmir.