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History & Culture
Pakistani architect Yasmeen Lari wins Japan’s Fakuoka Prize
KARACHI:  Renowned Pakistani architect Yasmeen Lari has won the prestigious Japanese Fukuoka Prize in the Arts and Culture category for this year. Lari is the third Pakistani recipient of the Fukuoka Prize with qawwali maestro Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan and social scientist Dr Uxi Mufti as the previous winners. Established in 1990, the prize was founded by Fukuoka City of Japan. The awards are presented every year to honour the…
Business & Commerce
U.S. keeps China, India on intellectual property shame list
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Obama administration on Wednesday kept China, Russia and India on its annual list of countries with the worst records of preventing the theft of intellectual property and cited Switzerland for failing to curb online copyright infringements. The annual list, released by the U.S. Trade Representative’s Office, carries no threat of sanctions, but aims to shame governments into cracking down on piracy and counterfeiting and updating their…
Pakistan, China caravan on CPEC route to showcase rich cultural connectivity Pakistan Shining
History & Culture
Pakistan, China caravan on CPEC route to showcase rich cultural connectivity
Pakistan and China will embark upon Cultural Caravan-a month long voyage, traversing China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) with an objective to showcase soft image, rich culture and trade potential of the region. “The Cultural Caravan will play a key role in promoting regional and cultural connectivity,” Director General Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) Syed Jamal Shah said. Highlighting importance of the Caravan in exploring cultural diversity of the two…
More than 400 students packed the Karachi Institute of Business auditorium today to interact with World Bank President Jim Yong Kim
Business & Commerce
Pakistani Youth See Opportunity in a Globalized Economy
KARACHI, February 10, 2016—More than 400 students today packed the Institute of Business Administration (IBA) auditorium in Karachi. They were eager to interact with  Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank Group and discuss social innovation, entrepreneurship and inclusive growth in Pakistan. This is an important theme for Pakistan and one particularly relevant to the country’s young population. Nearly two-thirds of Pakistan’s population is 24 years old or under. This represents an unprecedented opportunity…
Malala Yousafzai, Pakistani teenager who survived an assassination attempt by the Taliban, has won the Nobel Peace Prize Pakistan Shining
Social & Political
Malala Yousafzai wins Nobel Peace Prize 2014
Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenager who survived an assassination attempt by the Taliban, has won the Nobel Peace Prize jointly with Kailash Satyarthi of India Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenager who survived an assassination attempt by the Taliban, has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. The prize was awarded jointly to Malala and Kailash Satyarthi from India, “for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the…