In this day and age of bad eating habits, and with the rising cost of medical bills, a comprehensive health insurance package seems like a most obvious investment. AsiaCare, a health and life insurance company, was officially launched on May 21 with a press conference followed by a question-and-answer session.
On May 14, Proctor and Gamble Pakistan launched its first Social Commitment Report amidst friends, stakeholders and media members. The report outlined the initiatives undertaken by P&G Pakistan, keeping in mind the global cause of improving the health, education and life skills development among children.
Several women journalists and activists attending the open-house session of South Asian Women in the Media expressed growing concern at the manner in which they were being ordered to cover their heads, stop working and stay at home via text messages on their mobiles.
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TweetAfter performing several times at The Second Floor (T2F) when it needed help, Tina Sani once again came to the rescue: “My passion is music and so, I have decided to sing for T2F,” she wrote in her invitation letter to the fundraiser titled Har Taan Hae Deepak, held at the Indus Valley School of [...]
Lighting does more than just serve to bring you out of the darkness. The way lights are set in any place can alter the entire ambience and make you look at it with an entirely different perspective.
TweetHow is the presence and constant promotion of English as the dominant language affecting not just the local languages, but also the identities of people who accept this ‘other’ language as ‘theirs’? What really are the processes through which this adoption of many languages is taking place? How do languages and their learning fit into [...]
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TweetRemember the guy who made it big through an Indian channel’s singing competition SaReGaMaPa? If not, seen the model who introduces Annie to the TalkShawk world in the Telenor ads? This singer-turned-model, and a legend’s namesake, Amanat Ali, launched his first album on April 16 at the Pearl Continental hotel, Karachi. The album, titled Kohram, is [...]
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TweetAttracting a crowd of about 500 people, young photographer Khaula Jamil launched her book Raw Life, published by Still Waters, at her alma mater, the Indus Valley School of Arts and Architecture on April 26. Raw Life, which is based on Jamil’s college thesis, inquires into the process of creativity. It follows the daily lives [...]