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I was always surprising while visiting an exhibition at Sanat Gallery, Karachi every time I was impressed by the artworks of the artist displaying his/her works at the gallery. The solo exhibitions as well as residencies at the gallery bring forth the talented creative artists whose artworks proved a delight for art enthusiasts. This time it was Suleman Aqeel Khilji's art pieces that caught attention of the art lovers.

In 1857, bushy-whiskered Emperor Franz Joseph proclaimed that his rapidly growing imperial capital Vienna needed a radical makeover befitting Austro-Hungary's wealth, might and technological prowess. This year, the centrepiece of the mammoth urban engineering project that ensued - the resplendent, five-kilometre (three-mile) "Ringstrasse" boulevard ringing old Vienna - turns 150.
Women who wear glasses are familiar with the problem of putting on facial make-up without being able to see properly. If they want to apply make-up to eyelids and lashes, they have to take their glasses off. That means they often cannot see what they are doing. But now there is a new type of spectacles frame available through opticians that allows you to put on cosmetics and see perfectly at the same time.
"Ada Jafri is the first and only lady Poet who carries in her poetry the eternal colours of Ghalib, Iqbal and Jigar." (Jazib Qureshi). The sad day of the March 12 marked the end of the luminous chapter of Urdu literature. The first lady of the Urdu poetry Ada Jafri left the literary scene on March 12 and has created a vacuum, which cannot be fulfilled easily. Ada Jafri known for her poetry that surrounds with the beauty of emotions, traditional sensuality, and cultural values. She was a prominent figure of contemporary Urdu literature. She had left deep marks in male dominated poetic world.
Every time Paul Moller gets stuck in a traffic jam, his blood boils as he frets at the wasted time. Unlike most motorists resigned to their fate, Moller is doing something about what is an everyday bugbear in the world's increasingly gridlocked cities.
Bill Gates opened a mock Ebola field hospital at the prestigious TED Conference on Wednesday as part of a call to be battle-ready for a deadly global epidemic. The Microsoft software mogul and philanthropist called for "germ games not war games" to train response forces and reveal holes in defenses.
Neuroscientist David Eagleman hopes that one day a special piece of clothing he has designed will let the deaf "hear" and allow wearers to sense what is happening online without looking at a computer. Eagleman's so-called VEST, whose name comes from the futuristic-sounding "variable extra-sensory transducer," is a sleeveless top equipped with vibrating nodes that buzz information onto the wearer's back, essentially giving the wearer a new source of information.


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Banking Review 2014

Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
Trade Balance $-2.378 bln
Exports $2.016 bln
Imports $4.394 bln
WeeklyJuly 23, 2015
Reserves $18.677 bln