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With hackers seemingly running rampant online and millions of users compromised, efforts for stronger online identity protection - mainly using biometrics - are gaining momentum. Biometrics, which can include fingerprints, iris scans, facial or voice recognition and other methods, got a major boost with Apple's introduction of its iPhones with Touch ID.

Each year International Women's Day is celebrated all around the world representing an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women while calling for greater equality. Different events held to mark the economic, political and social achievements of women. Organisations, governments, charities, educational institutions, women's groups, corporations and the media celebrate the day. And to celebrate the same a versatile collection of paintings as well as drawings and sketches exhibited at the Alliance Francaise Gallery, Karachi.
Apple aims to have its smart watch on wrists in China, the US and beyond in April, and ignite its first new gadget category since the debut of the iPad. The Apple Watch will be available in nine countries from April 24, at a starting price of $349. A limited edition gold Apple Watch will be available with a price topping $10,000.
There was real hustle and bustle of young people for a week from 1st March to 7th March at the Arts Council of Pakistan, Karachi, because of "I Am Karachi Youth Festival" at its premises. The young and enthusiastic boys and girls keep attending and participating in different competitions in various categories open to young people between the ages of 15 years to 29 years during the festival.
Song lyrics say love turns to rust, well, hundreds and thousands of lovers' padlocks rusting away on Germany's historic bridges are causing lots of damage. In addition to rust, friction and uneven weight distribution are damaging the fabric of the bridges and even destabilising some of them.
An incision from the surgeon's scalpel sends liquid oozing over the surface of a the lung, but on this occasion it doesn't matter if something goes wrong - the doctor can simply create another model with a 3D printer. The ultra-realistic lung - wet, soft, and complete with tumours and blood vessels - is one of a range of organs being produced by a Japanese firm that will allow surgeons to hone their skills without hurting anyone.
J.K. Simmons won the best supporting actor Oscar on Sunday for playing a bullying jazz teacher in "Whiplash," which powerfully explores the limits of sadism and abuse. Simmons, who has been the odds-on favourite in the category after sweeping up trophies throughout Hollywood's awards season, gave a warm speech thanking his wife, children and parents.


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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 $-1.586 bln
Exports $1.932 bln
Imports $3.518 bln
WeeklyApril 16, 2015
Reserves $16.818 bln