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The fascination of Bridge has many dimensions. But despite all its glossary on the bidding systems, when it comes to the final show down, it is always the dummy play that is the determining factor in the fate of the contract. As such dummy play has its own levels which characterise a declarer's caliber and class in Bridge.

Liam Neeson returns to the darker side in his latest film, playing a former cop haunted by his past as he becomes caught up in a murky drug underworld. "A Walk Among the Tombstones," by director Scott Frank, is based on the eponymous novel by Lawrence Block from 1992, a police story full of black humour and violence.
Barely half an hour before his death on April 21, 1938, Allama Iqbal recited a quatarin which could as well be an epitah, by his own pen. It reads:
Pakistan has the highest urbanisation rate in South Asia, and it is expected that by 2030 two-thirds population will be living in urban areas. The majority of these people will be low-income working class who will need affordable housing. In Karachi the middle-class will have expanded and will also need affordable housing. But builders are not thinking about them. There policy is to make quick money, so their focus is exclusively on the affluent class, including the high-salaried technocrats.
Shan Amrohvi paints beautiful horses in different energetic styles capturing memorable moments in the lives of players as well as horses during a Buzkashi competition. The current series in a solo exhibition at Citi Art Gallery, Karachi show the powerful and beautiful traditions of our Northern Areas and give people a chance to have a detailed observation of the game. The traditions they live all their lives which binds them to their land.
From a symbol of power to a fashion statement, ties in all their guises are on show at a new exhibition dedicated to the neckwear at the Swiss National Museum. They speak volumes about their wearer, whether sported by British regimental veterans and university alumni, or US presidential hopefuls - red for Republicans, blue for Democrats.
Drink lots of milk to strengthen your bones and boost your health, doctors say. But a study in The BMJ medical journal Wednesday said Swedes with a high intake of cow's milk died younger - and women suffered more fractures.


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ICT 2014

Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
Trade Balance $-2.309 bln
Exports $1.957 bln
Imports $4.266 bln
WeeklyDecember 18, 2014
Reserves $14.04 bln