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Billboards in North America to promote awareness about Muhammad(PBUH)

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 2nd September 2015

Billboards in North America to promote awareness about Muhammad(PBUH) WEB DESK: A new billboard was spotted in North Jersey, US aiming to promote positive awareness about Muhammad (PBUH). The billboard stated “Muhammad believed in peace, social justice, women’s rights” and includes a phone number and website for more information. In North America, Islamic Circle of North America conducts a campaign to promote faith through...


Samosa Vendor’s son tops Pakistan exam

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 31st August 2015

Samosa Vendor’s son tops Pakistan exam ISLAMABAD: A son of a samosa vendor in Pakistan has secured the top position in Class 12 examination, a media report said. Shah Faisal, like his father, sells samosas a fried snack with a savoury filling. His hard work and love for education turned him into a brilliant student, Private news channel reported. Faisal has...


KU announces dates for LL.B Part I &II Annual Exam 2015

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 29th August 2015

KU announces dates for LL.B Part I &II Annual Exam 2015 KARACHI: University of Karachi on Saturday announced the dates for the annual examinations 2015 of the LL.B. Part I and II. According to the University’s Controller Examinations, Prof. Dr. Arshad Azmi, the examinations would be held from September 5 to 22. For male candidates the examination centers would be established at the Department of Physics...


Course at KU on conflict and conflict resolution

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 29th August 2015

Course at KU on conflict and conflict resolution KARACHI: A two-day course on conflict and conflict resolution would be held from September 1, a KU official said on Saturday. The venue would be Sardar Yasin Malik Professional Development Center at Karachi University Campus. It was pointed out that the course will be highly beneficial for executives, managers and students. The Dean of Karachi...


8 teenagers who made Pakistan proud at an early age

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 28th August 2015

8 teenagers who made Pakistan proud at an early age WEB DESK: Age is not an obstacle in Pakistan when it comes to clinching international titles at a very young age. Here are 10 youngsters who made Pakistan proud at a very young age. Malala Yousufzai At the age of 17, she became the youngest noble prize winner in the world for campaigning for education...


Chasing the Golden Marmot

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 28th August 2015

Chasing the Golden Marmot By Ahmed Saeed Khan On my way to Khunjerab pass aka, Pakistan-China border, I had observed several signs on the road saying “Help us preserve wildlife in Pakistan”. This was an indication that I was indeed near a region where you would expect to see some animals. Listening to stories of rare sightings of makhors,...


Hangry and 22 more words added to Oxford Dictionary

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 27th August 2015

Hangry and 22 more words added to Oxford Dictionary WEB DESK: Oxford University Press released its quarterly update of new words being added to OxfordDictionaries.com on Thursday. Among them: bants, hangry, manspreading and beer o’clock. All of these words have been added to the web version of the dictionary. It remains to be seen if they’ll ultimately make the Oxford English Dictionary — a...


Enrolment campaign of brick kiln workers’ children launched

By: Farah Jamil, Uploaded: 26th August 2015

Enrolment campaign of brick kiln workers’ children launched WEB DESK: The Punjab Labour and Human Resource department and the International Labour Organisation has launched an “enrolment campaign of brick-kiln Workers’ Children” to tackle child labour in brick kilns in the province. Up to 35 school children of brick kiln workers from the Nankana Sahib district were enrolled in the Government Model Primary School...


Malala scores straight As in O Levels

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 21st August 2015

Malala scores straight As in O Levels WEB DESK: The 18 year old youngest nobel prize winner, Malala Yousufzai score 6 A* and 4 A in her O Level result. Her proud father, Ziauddin Yousufzai, tweeted her results. He said that both his wife and him were proud of the results her daughter had obtained. Several people on Twitter congratulated the proud...


HONY raises $2million for brick kiln workers in Pakistan

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 19th August 2015

HONY raises $2million for brick kiln workers in Pakistan WEB DESK: Every drop of water makes an ocean, Humans of New York raised above $2, 000,000 within four days to end bonded labor in Pakistan . The donation line is still open for one more day. Brandon Stanton, founder of ‘Humans of New York’ came to Pakistan as a travel photographer to cover stories of...


KU announces results of BSC Pass Part 1 Annual Exams

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 16th August 2015

KU announces results of BSC Pass Part 1 Annual Exams KARACHI: Controller Examinations of Karachi University Prof. Dr. Arshad Azmi has notified the results of BSc (Pass) Part 1 Annual Examinations 2014. According to the results, 2161 candidates appeared in the exams, 471 were successful while 1690 candidates were failed. The ratio of successful candidates was 21.80% Meanwhile, Controller of Examinations KU Prof. Dr. M....


KU Law School announces admissions in LLM

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 16th August 2015

KU Law School announces admissions in LLM KARACHI: Karachi University’s Director Admissions Prof. Dr. Khalid Iraqi Sunday announced schedule for admissions to LLM (Two years) program in Law. Admission forms may be obtained/submitted from 17th August to 26th August, from the UBL Bank Counter located at Silver Jubilee Gate, KU by submitting the fees of Rs 500. This is to further clarify...


Physical fitness enhances math skills in kids

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 15th August 2015

Physical fitness enhances math skills in kids ISLAMABAD: Researchers have found that fitness enhances math skills by aiding the development of brain structures that contribute to mathematics achievement. Children who are aerobically fit tend to have significantly thinner gray matter, the outermost layer of brain cells in the cerebrum, associated with better mathematics performance, said the study published in the journal PLOS...


Pakistan to host 48th International Chemistry Olympiad at ICCBS-UoK

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 11th August 2015

Pakistan to host 48th International Chemistry Olympiad at ICCBS-UoK KARACHI – Pakistan will host the 48th International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO) from July 20-29, 2016 at the International Centre for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), University of Karachi (UoK). Around 300 young chemists and 150 experts from almost 75 countries are expected to participate in this global chemistry competition. The competition will jointly be hosted...


Hindu girl clinches first position in HSC (Pre-Medical) exams

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 11th August 2015

Hindu girl clinches first position in HSC (Pre-Medical) exams KARACHI: A Hindu girl Karishma Kumari of Defence Authority Degree College for Women got first position in the examination by securing 999 (90.82 per cent) marks out of a total 1100 marks. Rimsha Irfan of Sir Syed Government College clinched second position by obtaining 988 (89.82pc) marks, while Hira Iqbal Naviwala of Aga Khan Higher...


Indian tea-seller who hawks his books on Amazon

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 3rd August 2015

Indian tea-seller who hawks his books on Amazon WEB DESK: The most famous tea seller in the Indian capital, Delhi, Laxman Rao, is also a prolific Hindi-language author whose novels are now available on online platforms like Amazon. Anasuya Basu met him recently in central Delhi. Laxman Rao is not your ordinary chai wallah.Apart from the sweet milky tea his customers love, he...


Indian school book places Musharraf in great personality list

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 25th July 2015

Indian school book places Musharraf in great personality list WEB DESK: A private school in India introduced Parvez Musharaf’s name in its list of 6 great personalities. The book, which is for the students of class III, also carries his picture. The decision of the school in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh shocked many in India as they see the former Army Chief and President as...


10 world famous people who went to schools on scholarships

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 16th July 2015

10 world famous people who went to schools on scholarships WEB DESK:Not all celebrities are drop outs from school. Here is a list of 10 people who got scholarships and worked hard at prestigious universities to get where they are today. 1.Bill Clinton The former President studied for two years at Oxford on a Rhodes Scholarship before leaving to earn a law degree at Yale....


9 things you should remember on Malala Day

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 13th July 2015

9 things you should remember on Malala Day WEB DESK: All over the world July 14th is celebrated as Malala Day. On July 12 this year, the little girl who survived a Taliban attack, and later won the Nobel Peace Prize for Pakistan, turned 18. Here are 9 quotes by Malala that will all add wisdom to our years. “The terrorists thought they...


Malala listed in World’s ’100 most powerful people’

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 7th July 2015

Malala listed in World’s ’100 most powerful people’ WEBDESK: Malala Yousafzai ranks 17 among the list of 100 most powerful people in the world from age 1-100. Malala Yousafzai, the only Pakistani to reach the list of most powerful people at the age of 17. The list criteria takes into consideration command, past influence, future influence and net worth. She was awarded Noble...


How will Naseema go to school?

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 6th July 2015

How will Naseema go to school? by Aruba Adil KARACHI: She is too young to think of her future but she is too under privileged to not think of her future. Naseema, 10, a fisherman’s daughter thinks that education is the only solution to her sorry life. A resident of Rehri Goth, a fishing village by the sea, she accompanies her...


11 things you need to know about the man who invented the air conditioner

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 30th June 2015

11 things you need to know about the man who invented the air conditioner WEB DESK: Here are a few interesting facts about the inventor of the air conditioner- Willis Carrier. Born November 26, 1876, in Angola, New York Had difficulty as a child grasping the concept of fractions. His mother taught him fractions by cutting an apple into pieces. Earned engineering degree from Cornell University in 1901 Started...


KU researchers to help Somalia in rehabilitation of barren & saline land

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 30th June 2015

KU researchers to help Somalia in rehabilitation of barren & saline land KARACHI: Scientists from Somalia have requested their counter parts from Pakistan’s Karachi University to assist them in the rehabilitation of the barren and saline regions of Somalia by using latest technology so that the fodder for the livestock and agricultural crops could be grown. Prof. Dr. Bilquees Gull, a senior researcher associated with KU’s Institute...


Karachi University facing laodshedding

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 29th June 2015

Karachi University facing laodshedding KARACHI: The University of Karachi is facing `unprecedented loadshadding’ for the past few days. A University statement on Monday said that due to unannounced power outage, all the official work in the administrative offices has suffered. The  research works in the labs in faculties of Pharmacy, Science and Social Sciences is also being affected. The...


PU to conduct BA/BSc exams in 2 parts

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 21st June 2015

PU to conduct BA/BSc exams in 2 parts LAHORE: The Punjab University, an oldest seat of learning in sub-continent, first time in its 133 year history, will conduct BA and BSc exam in two parts instead of two-year composite exams. Controller Examination, PU Prof Dr Shahid Munir unfolding the distinctive features of new policy told APP here on Sunday that earlier, BA and...


27th batch of LUMS passes out

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 18th June 2015

27th batch of LUMS passes out LAHORE: The 27th convocation ceremony of the Lahore University of Management Sciences took place on Wednesday. The convocation attracted 869 students in this year’s graduating class from the Suleman Dawood School of Business, Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering and Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law. The management honoured its outstanding students with...


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