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Punjab to announce summer vacations in two weeks

Punjab to announce summer vacations in two weeks

Punjab Education Minister Murad Raas. File photo LAHORE: The Punjab government on Friday said summer vacations will be announced within two weeks, as the intense heat is making life difficult for schoolchildren. Addressing a press conference in Lahore, Education Minister Murad Raas said the provincial government is aware of the …

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SIM cards of anti-vaxxers to be blocked in Punjab

SIM cards of anti-vaxxers to be blocked in Punjab

People wait for their turn to get a COVID-19 coronavirus Sinovac vaccine at the Red Crescent vaccination centre in Rawalpindi on May 24. — AFP/File The SIM cards of people refusing to get vaccinated  will be blocked, the Punjab government announced on Thursday, as the the country seeks to inoculate  …

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Heatwave: Punjab changes school timings

Heatwave: Punjab changes school timings

Punjab Education Minister Murad Raas LAHORE: The timings have been changed in all private and public schools amid extremely hot weather, Punjab Education Minister Murad Raas announced Thursday. “All Public and Private Schools of Punjab to comply with the following New School Timing Schedule: 7am to 11:30am,” Raas tweeted. “Please …

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Punjab govt releases exams schedule for classes 1-8

Punjab govt releases exams schedule for classes 1-8

Punjab Education Minister Murad Raas. File photo  LAHORE: Punjab Education Minister Murad Raas on Monday announced the exam schedule for students of grades 1-8, as schools, colleges and universities across the country reopened today.  As per the schedule, exams for students of grades 1-8 will be held from June 18-30 …

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Punjab announces STEM competition for government schools

Punjab announces STEM competition for  government schools

STEM is a curriculum based on the idea of educating students in four specific disciplines LAHORE: Punjab Education Minister Murad Raas has announced that the province has taken an initiative to hold its first virtual science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) competition in government schools which will begin from June 7 …

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Schools to have 2-3 weeks off for summer vacations: Murad Raas

Schools to have 2-3 weeks off for summer vacations: Murad Raas

Punjab Education Minister Murad Raas. File photo LAHORE: Punjab Education Minister Murad Raas said Friday that this year, summer vacations in schools will be for only two to three weeks as students have suffered a lot due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The provincial minister made the remarks while addressing a …

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Transgender persons in Punjab to be paid stipend by govt

Transgender persons in Punjab to be paid stipend by govt

An illustration of transgenders persons protesting for their rights. Photo: File LAHORE: Transgender persons in Punjab will now be paid a stipend by the government. The initiative is part of the provincial government’s programme under the Punjab Social Protection Authority. Special Assistant to Punjab Chief Minister on Information Dr Firdous …

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