Miss Colombia beat Miss USA, crowned Miss Universe in Miami
Events | 26th Jan 15
MIAMI: Miss Colombia Paulina Vega, a relative pageant newcomer, has been crowned Miss Universe, beating out first runner-up Miss USA...
Oxford University Press to hold the 6th Karachi Literature Festival on 6, 7, and 8 February 2015
Events | 24th Jan 15
Karachi, 23 January: The sixth Karachi Literature Festival (KLF) will be held on6, 7, and 8, February 2015 at the...
Zara Shahjahan announces Spring / Summer 2015 Lawn Collection
Women | 24th Jan 15
Lahore: After participating at Lakme Fashion Week 2014 and PFDC L’Oreal Paris Bridal Week 2014, leading couturier Zara Shahjahanhas announced...
Teachers’ bodies need to play role to bring reform in education: Secy
Education | 24th Jan 15
LARKANA: Provincial Secretary Education and Literacy Department Dr Fazalullah Pechuho on Friday evening said that the teachers organisations should play...
Top US court to consider use of lethal drugs in executions
Health | 24th Jan 15
WASHINGTON: The US Supreme Court agreed Friday to consider whether a cocktail of lethal drugs used for executions in Oklahoma...
HEC extends deadline for scholarships
Education | 23rd Jan 15
ISLAMABAD: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has extended the deadline for its scholarship entitled “MS leading to PhD programme of...
China air quality dire but improving: Greenpeace
Health | 22nd Jan 15
BEIJING: The skies of China’s notoriously smog-filled cities saw a marginal amelioration last year, according to figures released by Greenpeace...
Coffee may protect against some skin cancers
Health | 21st Jan 15
ISLAMABAD: Drinking coffee on a regular basis may protect individuals against malignant melanoma, a leading cause of skin-cancer death, a...
‘Lifestyle’ diseases kill 16 mn prematurely: WHO
Health | 19th Jan 15
GENEVA: Diseases linked to lifestyle choices, including diabetes and some cancers, kill 16 million people prematurely each year, the World...
KU extends exam forms’ submission date
Education | 18th Jan 15
KARACHI: The Karachi University has extended the date for submission of forms on the basis of open merit for the...