There was a flamboyant pop star;a legendary singer;a TV star,some supermodels,and one of the world’s most powerful philanthropists. Even a former secretary of state who may soon be running for president.
But of the 13 prominent women who appeared onstage Monday night at the GlamourWomen of the Year awards in New York, . . . →Read More:Malala steals limelight among stars
By Anthony M. Townsend
In his new book, SMART CITIES:Big Data,Civic Hackers,and the Quest for A New Utopia, urban planner and technology forecaster Anthony Townsend investigates the historic collision of two global trends:rapid urbanization and the spread of ubiquitous computing. In this excerpt,he explains how the humble mobile phone has become the best-selling . . . →Read More:Stanford Research:Building smart cities
The Punjab Teachers’ Union has criticised the provincial government for “outsourcing education” to British organisations,saying their initiatives have “done more harm than good”.
The statement released on Sunday comes less than two weeks after the launch of a joint project by the British Council and the Schools Education Department to improve the English language . . . →Read More:UK funded education initiatives:good or bad?
Malala Yousafzai,the Pakistani schoolgirl shot by the Taliban last year,has said that she would enter into politics after returning to Pakistan.
In an interview,Malala,the teenage activist nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize,said
. . . →Read More:Malala vows to make education mandatory and free
By Ghalib Sultan
After a 100 day gestation period a “youth package’ has been born and the announcement was made by no less a person than the Prime Minister himself in a special televised address to the nation. The package is ostensibly aimed at addressing the threat created by the combination of a . . . →Read More:THE PACKAGE
LAHORE College for Women University (LCWU) will start a 10-day certificate course on Climate Change,Policy and Mitigation from today.
According to a press release,the course is jointly organised by LCWU,University College London,the UK and Environmental Consultancies and Options as an activity of the Higher Education Link between Environmental Science Department of . . . →Read More:Lahore College for Women University starts 10-day course titled “Climate Change,Policy and Mitigation”
As soon as we step into the dreaded phase of our education where we must choose which subjects we want to pursue for our higher studies, arts and science are pretty much the basic options to choose from and these practically shape our academic future.
I remember when I passed the eighth grade,I was content because . . . →Read More:Science students,necessarily more intelligent than Arts students
By Ahsan Waheed
An intelligence agency has detained atleast six members of al Qaeda’s suicide squad,their local handler,and two of their technical collaborators,nabbing a total of nine terrorists who were in the process of planning suicide bombings in Lahore. The operation was conducted by a premier intelligence agency whose agents . . . →Read More:Recent arrests shed light on the nexus between religious student groups and terrorist “sleeper cells”