First woman mathematician to win Noble Prize

An Iranian-born mathematician has become the first woman to win a prestigious Fields Medal, widely viewed as the Nobel Prize of mathematics.

Maryam Mirzakhani, a Harvard-educated mathematician and professor at Stanford University in California, was one of four winners announced by the International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM) at its conference in . . . → Read More: First woman mathematician to win Noble Prize

Pakistan’s associate membership to CERN

By Hasan Ehtisham

Pakistan has reached a remarkable milestone in scientific research by becoming an associate member of the European Council for Nuclear Research (CERN). Pakistan is the first Asian country that became an associate member. Geneva-based CERN is world’s leading physics research centre that was founded in 1953 by twelve European nations. It leads . . . → Read More: Pakistan’s associate membership to CERN

An original Pakistani documentary

A historic documentary about new born nation showing Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah seating cabinet meeting and Mr. Liaqat Ali Khan dictating official about state policy about relationship with world.

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Muslim fighter women who stood up for a cause

This week saw the death of two extraordinarily brave women in the Middle East. The first, in Iraq, was Ummayyah Naji Jabara, the daughter of a Sunni tribal leader who had been assassinated by Al Qaeda seven years ago.

Jabara became a politician herself, an advisor to the governor of Salahuddin province. . . . → Read More: Muslim fighter women who stood up for a cause

NUST students amazing EZY Formula racing Car

Students of Mechanical Engineering Department of the National University of Science and Technology (NUST), along Pakistan’s leading IT and technology enabling company, Interactive Group yesterday unveiled a locally manufactured single seater race car at a ceremony.

The Interactive EZY Racing Formula NUST Car will participate in formula student motorsport competition to . . . → Read More: NUST students amazing EZY Formula racing Car

Despite energy woes Pakistan’s economy hits 8-year high

Pakistan plans to boost growth to an eight-year high as the government of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif battles electricity shortages that have undermined South Asia’s second-biggest economy.

The economy will expand 5.1 percent in the year starting July from an estimated 4.1 percent in the outgoing year, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar said in an . . . → Read More: Despite energy woes Pakistan’s economy hits 8-year high

Street footballers make nation proud

ISLAMABAD: It is hard to imagine Pakistan doing great in football at any level. The international sport is among the most popular team sports in the country, but the domestic craze for football is usually visible in front of TV screens than on the pitch.

But the Pakistani street children team proved otherwise, by finishing . . . → Read More: Street footballers make nation proud

Activists demand higher budget for human development

The good news is that out of all the provinces, Sindh, has been investing the most on children out of its budget. The bad news is that these children are getting the least attention in the health sector.

This was revealed in a report titled ‘National . . . → Read More: Activists demand higher budget for human development

Science from a fresh perspective

(By Abdul Quayyum Kundi) One of the subject that occupy some of my time is trying to understand how we perceive things and the foundation of our consciousness. If you recall some weeks ago I shared with you that a fly sees our hand moving in slow motion because scientist say that its heartbeat . . . → Read More: Science from a fresh perspective

How Ron Moreau changed war reporting

We lost Ron Moreau in the spring of 1991. He had gone to Iraqi Kurdistan forNewsweek to cover the panicked flight of hundreds of thousands of people from their homes to the high harsh ice of the mountains on the Turkish border, where they hoped to escape the savagery of Saddam Hussein in the aftermath of . . . → Read More: How Ron Moreau changed war reporting