TV Watching May Shorten Your Life

  Every hour spent watching TV each day may increase your risk of an early death from cardiovascular disease by as much as 18 percent, Australian researchers say. What’s on the television is not the problem; it’s the time spent sitting while watching. “This research provides another clear link between too much sitting and deathRead More

Student ‘tops the world’ in two O-Levels

Via DAILYTIMES: LAHORE: Amn Nasir, a brilliant Lahori student, earned two top positions in the world in Chemistry and Commerce, and topped in the best seven and eight As category in the O-Level International Examinations of Cambridge University. Amn is now enrolled in the A-Level programme at Lahore Grammar School 1-A-1, and takes part inRead More

Pardesi’ opens at Alhamra Art Gallery

By Ali Usman LAHORE: Australian artist Damon Kowarsky – who first came to Lahore as an artist-in-residence at the Beaconhouse National University (BNU) in 2007 – has returned to the country with an exhibit of his latest collection of paintings and prints, ‘Pardesi’, which will open at the Alhamra Art Gallery on Monday. Kowarsky, whoRead More

Geof Lawson interview part 2

This is part 2 of the discussion with Geoff Lawson – recent Pakistan Coach – which I had the privilege of having during the 2009 Boxing Day Test….. This interview was conducted by Pak Awaaz sports correspondent Naeem Mohammed during the Boxing Day Test match in Melbourne Cricket Ground. Naeem Mohammed: What did you takeRead More

Fifth Annual Summer Residency Program for Public Accounts Committees

La Trobe’s Public Sector Governance and Accountability Research Centre conducted its fifth annual Summer Residency Program for Public Accounts Committees in early February. The program, which is supported by AusAID, the World Bank Institute (WBI), Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) and the Centre for Democratic Institutions (CDI), was attended by thirty-eight Members of Parliament, Auditors- GeneralRead More