Drew Barrymore is the latest celebrity to venture into makeup,debuting a new beauty collection,Flower,this month at Wal-Mart. As a child star who matured into an acclaimed actress,Barrymore told People she practically grew up in a makeup chair. But she isn’t claiming to know about beauty through osmosis. She served as co-creative director at CoverGirl . . . →Read More:Drew Barrymore’s new makeup line
Usually,talk of anything ‘new’ is quite bland when it comes to film in Pakistan. This year,however,lady luck may just be kind to the much-maligned state of film,with talk of a new film policy in the offing. The adviser to the Ministry of National Regulation and Services Iftikhar Durrani,who is also . . . →Read More:A better film policy in the making
A court in Pakistan has dropped a controversial blasphemy case against a Christian girl accused by her neighbour of burning pages from the Koran.
The 14-year-old girl,known as Rimsha,was held in a maximum security jail in August,prompting global concern.
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Women entrepreneurs were rewarded for coming up with innovative business plans in a programme sponsored by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) here.
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In the rural areas of Pakistan,mobile phones are being used to help education.
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A generous donation by Friends of Children Hospital (FOCH),an Islamabad-based charity NGO,which has been supporting the Children’s Hospital at the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) since the 1990’s,has helped repair and renovate the patients’ washrooms that were constructed in the early 1980s and were in poor condition.
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By Zubeida Mustafa
PAKISTAN has failed to educate its children. This is shameful and now we have the proverbial insult added to injury.
It is in the form of the numerous myths and misconceptions about language circulating on the Internet and in conferences on education that have caught the public imagination. This creates pressure for . . . →Read More:The problem of language in education
“A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed with the Punjab government which will bring street views of some regions in the province. Google is committed to helping Pakistan progress,” said Google’s Public Policy and Government Affairs senior analyst William Fitzgerald while launching Technology for People Initiative (TPI) at the Lahore University of Management Sciences . . . →Read More:LUMS,Google collaborate on Tech for People Initiative
KARACHI –Top seed Vafaei of Iran,second seed Unnooh of Thailand each recorded century breaks while registering second successive wins in their group league match but India’s Yasin Merchant seed three had to fight hard for carving out his second win in the on thee third day of the Jubilee Insurance Seven-nation Snooker Championship . . . →Read More:3rd day of the 7-nation Snooker tournament in Karachi
Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif says the provincial government is introducing a modern public transport system in the province for providing quality and comfortable travelling facilities to the masses.
. . . →Read More:Student concession card scheme to come up under the Punjab transport system