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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.
Grinning with pride, a Chinese farmer held out two precious walnuts - globes so precisely symmetrical that consumers in search of hand massages value them more highly than gold. "Prices have skyrocketed," said Li Zhanhua, standing in the shade of the leafy green walnut trees which have made him a small fortune. "Years ago, we could never have imagined this."
Jumpsuits for adults have become a popular form of street fashion, but now a US company is planning to take the onesie to the office. The business onesie looks like a suit, including a shirt, but is actually a one-piece with a single zip. Known as the Suitsy, the one-piece suit is not yet available ready-made.
In the 1980s, French sociologist Michel Maffesoli coined the term "urban tribes" to describe small groups of people defined by shared interests and lifestyle preferences around which modern societies are organised. His book "Le temps des tribus" ("The Time of the Tribes: the Decline of Individualism in Mass Society") was published in French in 1988 and in English in 1996.

 



 
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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