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Deception, disguise and pretension are the aspects of our consumer culture which was beautifully explored by Shanzay Sabzwari in her paintings exhibited at Sanat Gallery, Karachi in a two person exhibition. A graduate from Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture (IVS) her paintings were a blend of realism and a little bit of creative imagination.

ImageSummer vacation brings with it fun, thrill and enjoyment for the children of all ages. During the sunny summer season, parents prefer indoor activities for their children. There are many indoor activities for children during the summer vacation. Working with arts projects is one of the best creative indoor summer activities. Children get many lifetime benefits from the opportunity of working with arts. Not only does art help to develop the right side of the brain, it also cultivates important skills that benefit a child's development.
Researchers in Switzerland have designed a system where children teach robot students how to write, and in the process improve their own handwriting skills. This learning by teaching paradigm, they say, could engage unmotivated students as well as boost their self-confidence.
Drones were supposed to be able to go everywhere and do everything, the thinking went. They would help people by delivering packages or ferrying medicine to remote areas or help farmers take aerial photographs of their land. To drone enthusiasts, those predictions are coming excitingly true. But the accuracy of the forecasts is of little consolation to the naysayers, especially those in Germany who believe drones may end up causing more problems than they solve.
The world's first artificial leg capable of simulating the feelings of a real limb and fighting phantom pain was unveiled by researchers in Vienna on Monday. The innovation is the result of a two-fold process, developed by Professor Hubert Egger at the University of Linz in northern Austria.
Oceans have been central to human existence on the planet since antiquity. Their capacity to fashion the climate, yield oxygen and enormous wealth of known as well as potential resources render them as a boundless reservoir of food and mankind's economic health. With a coastline of 135,663 km the Pacific Ocean is the largest. It is followed by the Atlantic with 111,886 km and the Indian Ocean with 66,526km of coastline.
The dinosaurs are bigger, the rides are scarier and there's a dashing new leading pair as the main attraction: "Jurassic World" is open for business again and hoping to entice a new generation used to getting more bang for its movie buck. The film, out in US theaters on Friday, revives the classic sci-fi action franchise that began with Steven Spielberg making dinosaurs come to life in 1993's "Jurassic Park."


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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