Comparing educational achievements of India and Pakistan

As of 2010, there are 380 out of every 1000 Pakistanis age 15 and above who have never had any formal schooling. Of the remaining 620 who enrolled in school, 22 dropped out before finishing primary school, and the remaining 598 completed it. There are 401 out of every 1000 Pakistanis who made it to . . . → Read More: Comparing educational achievements of India and Pakistan

Euro 2012 Groups and Fixtures

The draw for Euro 2012 was made in Kiev, and has thrown up some fascinating matches.

Here is every group in full, where each match will be played and when, and the path to the final.

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Magnum treating Karachi’s elite like Royalty

KARACHI: It was a night of Belgian chocolate indulgence. Held at the spacious Convention Center at the DHA Golf Club in Karachi on Sunday, Magnum’s much talked about chocolate party was attended by “entertainment and media royalty”, as described by Fareshteh Aslam, Brands and External Communications Manager at Unilever Pakistan. “We want to give people royal . . . → Read More: Magnum treating Karachi’s elite like Royalty

Beat summer heat with watermelon

By Melissa Sokulski

Though we often think of Chinese herbs as dark brown strong-tasting teas, when we look deeper we find the ancient Chinese also acknowledged and documented the tremendous healing power of fresh food. Watermelon is not only a delicious summer treat, but it is also a powerful effective medicine, which can . . . → Read More: Beat summer heat with watermelon

Ever wondered an average life span of an elephant?

Have you ever wondered how long an animal of a given species is expected to live? Well this weeks article will provide you with a list of animals with their average life spans. All species of animals that die naturally over a period of time can provide us with their life expectancy. This information gives . . . → Read More: Ever wondered an average life span of an elephant?

Rawalpindi Arts Council holds “Sufi Night”

A ‘Sufi Night’, aimed at spreading the message of peace and brotherhood through Sufism, was organised by the Rawalpindi Arts Council at its auditorium. Naheed Manzoor honoured the occasion as chief guest. RAC Resident Director Waqar Ahmed accompanied her.

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Madagascar 3 makes $ 60.4 million on its debut

Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted andPrometheus leapfrogged a fairy tale to take the top spots in the North American box office charts over the weekend, industry estimates showed Sunday.

The animated Madagascar 3, the third instalment in the wildly popular franchise starring Ben Stiller about escaped New York zoo animals, opened with a bigger-than-expected $60.4 million debut, according . . . → Read More: Madagascar 3 makes $ 60.4 million on its debut

Crab Olympics

It seems lately that Shakespeare’s quote about the world being a stage and all men and women being mere players is playing out literally for our country. The theatrics our top echelons have employed in a choreographed play to the death tournament for power have stopped failing to impress. As the three arms of the . . . → Read More: Crab Olympics