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Haleem is a popular and nourishing dish of South East Asia, Central Asia, and Middle East. It is specially made during the holy month of Muharram as a "Niaz." the "niaz" of haleem is then distributed among poor, relatives, and neighbours.

Recently, a Karachi Press Club staffer had his entire set of 32 teeth removed all at once. He said, only one tooth was troubling him but he decided to get rid of the whole lot. Why? His theory was on the lines of "One rotten apple spoils the lot".
A group of young Pakistani girls sit on a carpeted floor listening as their teacher writes on a whiteboard, preparing his students for the rigours of climbing some of the world's highest peaks. This is Shimshal Mountaineering School, tucked away in a remote village in the breathtaking mountains of Pakistan's far north, close to the border with China.
Calligraphy is an ancient type of visual art while it is our religious as well as cultural heritage. In the sub-continent history there were many known calligraphers who worked with heart and soul in this art and helped in spreading it in the region, Ustad Khurshid Alam Gohar Qalam is one of such calligraphers.
"Miss! We made it breathe out fire!" exclaimed 10-year-old Joe, pointing at the laptop on his desk, where he has programmed his animated dragon to belch flames into the face of the Greek hero Heracles. Gasps of excitement ripple across the classroom, as the children at Launcelot school in south London try to work out the string of commands that Joe used to create their own virtual battles.
Bioactive ingredients found in cocoa sharply reversed age-related memory decline in a group of volunteers, scientists reported. The compounds, called flavanols, were taken in a specially-prepared cocoa drink, according to an experiment published by the journal Nature Neuroscience.
A Dutch-based student on Tuesday unveiled a prototype of an "ambulance drone", a flying defibrillator able to reach heart attack victims within precious life-saving minutes. Developed by Belgian engineering graduate Alec Momont, it can fly at speeds of up to 100 kilometres per hour (60 miles per hour). "Around 800,000 people suffer a cardiac arrest in the European Union every year and only 8.0 percent survive," Momont, 23, said at the TU Delft University.

 



 
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Banking Review 2013


Annual2013/14
Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
MonthlySeptember
Trade Balance $-2.380 bln
Exports $2.181 bln
Imports $4.561 bln
WeeklyNovember 13, 2014
Reserves $13.268 bln