Vintage car rally held in Lahore

The Lahore Chambers of Commerce and Industry second Vintage Car Rally started from the Liberty Market and ended outside the LCCI and provided Lahoris an opportunity to watch classic vehicles rolling in front of them on city roads.

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Olympic legend Terry Spinks passes away

Terry Spinks, who won boxing gold at the 1956 Olympics at the age of only 18, has died at the age of 74.

East Londoner Spinks, the youngest Briton to win an Olympic boxing gold medal, died at his Essex home after a long illness.

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Pakistan’s low economic growth leaves 1.3 million people jobless

Pakistan’s economy grew by 3.2%, which is much below the official target and the required growth rate, leaving at least 1.3 million people jobless this year.

“According to a provisional assessment, gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 3.2% in the financial year 2011-12 ending June 30,” said Sohail Ahmad, Secretary of Statistics Division, after chairing . . . → Read More: Pakistan’s low economic growth leaves 1.3 million people jobless

Extending education systems

By Faisal Bari

THE Beaconhouse School System is among the largest private-sector schools systems in the region. There are some other for-profit private school systems in the country as well such as Lahore Grammar and City.

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How to solve unemployment?

Rising unemployment, especially for young people. Here’s a radical solution, says commentator on office and workplace life, Lucy Kellaway of the Financial Times (born 1959).

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The plight of street children

Most of Pakistan’s street children live in the teeming, southern city of Karachi. The latest estimate of numbers comes from 2005 when the UN said between 1.2 and 1.5 million children lived on Pakistan’s streets – but activists say their numbers are rising. The BBC’s Syed Shoaib Hasan investigates.

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Kaira has a point

When my favorite TV anchor got snubbed by a PPP minister (the party I blame for most of Pakistan’s problems), and I could only agree with the latter.

Media bias remains one of the mainstream issues in political debate worldwide. We have seen Western media for instance promulgate wars for ‘peace’ and decades . . . → Read More: Kaira has a point

$550 million deal signed between fb and Yahoo after patent controversy

By Alexei Oreskovic and Diane Bartz

Facebook will pay Microsoft Corp $550 million in cash for hundreds of patents recently sold by AOL, the social networking company’s latest move to bulk up its intellectual property in the wake of a lawsuit filed by Yahoo.

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Pakistan’s worst plane crash was caused by ‘confused’ crew

ISLAMABAD: A confused captain and a hostile cockpit atmosphere were to blame for the worst ever plane crash on Pakistani soil, when 152 people died, the official report on the disaster said on Wednesday.

Pakistan’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) said the crew of the Airblue Airbus A321 “violated all established procedures” in trying to circle . . . → Read More: Pakistan’s worst plane crash was caused by ‘confused’ crew

Soothsayer predicts PM Gilani will stay safe and unharmed

What is Gilani's future?

Multan: Regardless of what political and legal experts say, one astrologist is confident that Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani will be safe, whether the verdict is guilty or not.

Renowned palmist, astrologist and numerologist MM Hussain said there were chances that the premier would be awarded ‘minor punishment’ but these . . . → Read More: Soothsayer predicts PM Gilani will stay safe and unharmed