Women in Limelight
Harpers Bazaar names Malala Yousafzai among UK’s 150 most influential women
Pakistani Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai added yet another feather to her cap when she was included among the UK’s 150 most influential women in a list published by the famed fashion magazine Harpers Bazaar on November 15. The list titled ‘Bazaar 150 Visionary Women’ has been published as part of the magazine’s celebrations marking 150 years since its launch and consists of the most powerful female leaders of the UK.…
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Six Pakistani’s shinning in Forbes 30 under 30 list of 2018
Six Pakistanis have found their way into Forbes magazine’s prestigious Forbes 30 under 30 list for 2018. The annual list, which focuses on the game changing achievements of 600 individuals from 20 industries, and who are still under 30 years of age, was released on November 14. More than 15,000 online submissions were received for the 600 slots, which means that the ‘Forbes 30 under 30’ list has an acceptance…
Pakistani student bags bronze medal in international chemistry competition
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Pakistani student wins bronze at International Chemistry Olympiad
Pakistani student Maaha Ayub clinched the bronze medal at the 49th International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO), which featured contestants from more than 75 countries, including the US, China, Russia and India. The prestigious chemistry competition was held between July 6-15 in Nakhon Pathom, Thailand. The contest, organised annually, features the world’s most talented chemistry students at the secondary school level, who are tested on their chemistry knowledge and skills in a…
Pakistani student wins Queen’s Young Leaders Award
Pakistani entrepreneur wins Queen’s Young Leaders Award 2017
Pakistani tech entrepreneur Syed Faizan Hussain has been awarded with the Queen’s Young Leaders Award 2017 for his work in harnessing technology to come up with solutions for problems facing the country’s health sector. The 23-year-old was given the award at a ceremony held at Buckingham Palace on June 30, where he was recognized for his achievements along with 59 other high achievers from the Commonwealth countries. Hussain was the…
Pakistani students at their innovative best - Pakistan Shining
Pakistani students at their innovative best
Musical torch, Anti skin cancer lotion and Bracelet Aid for blind people were just some of the projects that were presented by our incredibly talented students at the 2017 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), which was held in Los Angeles, California from May 14th to May 19th 2017. ISEF is an annual event held in USA. More than 1,700 students from all over the world participate in it.…
CPEC, macroeconomic stability to increase investment in Pakistan: World Bank
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CPEC, macroeconomic stability to increase investment in Pakistan: World Bank
The World Bank has said that the successful completion of an IMF-supported program enhanced macroeconomic conditions and foreign direct investment (FDI) in Pakistan. According to the World Bank’s “Global Economic Prospects: A Fragile Recovery” report for June 2017, growth in Pakistan is accelerating this year, largely driven by robust domestic demand and improved foreign direct investment. Furthermore, the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) infrastructure project, as well as a stable macroeconomic…
Pakistan could become the world’s 20th largest economy by 2030: report
Business & Commerce
Pakistan could become the world’s 20th largest economy by 2030: report
Pakistan is expected to be among the world’s most powerful economies by 2030, said a report carried by World Economic Forum on its website. The report, titled “The long view: how will the global economic order change by 2050?” ranked 32 countries by their projected global gross domestic product by Purchasing Power Parity (PPP). It was prepared by PricewaterhouseCoopers, one of the world’s largest professional-services firms. PPP is used by macroeconomists…