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Through devotion and determination Rabia Zuberi had achieved both aims of her life - to excel in art and to promote art education, in the form of Karachi School of Arts. The KSA has remarkable contributions in promoting art with a vision to encourage new talent and to expose the art students to the work of senior artists of the country and is still continuing. Here art flourished, producing a galaxy of artists in Pakistan.

The silhouette of a hand on a cave wall in Indonesia is 40,000 years old, showing that Europe was not the birthplace of art as long believed, researchers said. Created by spraying reddish paint around an open hand pressed against rock, the stencil was made about the same time - and possibly before - early humans were leaving artwork on cave walls around Europe that was long thought to be the first in the world.
Hackers are shaking off their reputations as nerdy, loner basement dwellers and rebranding themselves on the world stage as members of Internet age tribes with offbeat codes of conduct and capricious goals. Clans of hackers such as Anonymous, LulzSec and Lizard Squad have caused havoc - and made news - in recent years, but the legacy of the online community stretches back decades.
The lawns of the Arts Council of Pakistan, Karachi were jam-packed with exuberant admirers of iconic nonagenarian humour writer Mushtaq Ahmed Yousufi who gave a standing ovation as the ceremony, presided over by poet Zehra Nigah started.
Australian novelist Richard Flanagan said that before winning the prestigious Man Booker prize for literature on Tuesday he had considered becoming a miner because he found it so difficult to make a living at his craft. Flanagan, 53, won the prestigious 50,000-pound ($79,530) prize for his novel "The Narrow Road to the Deep North", set during the building of the Thailand-Burma "Death Railway" in World War Two.
As one of the wildest and most natural places on Earth, Australia's Outback is home to few people, but a new study Wednesday argues that it needs a bigger population to escape decline. The vast area, which spreads out from Australia's centre to cover some three-quarters of the landmass, is suffering from several threats including feral animals and invasive weeds.
A rogue crocodile, a green baby, a puking Peter Pan and a punching kangaroo are troublesome yet comedic obstacles that befall the Cooper family on a "Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day" in Disney's new live-action family comedy.

 



 
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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