A star from backwaters

SIALKOT: A 16-year-old fruit vendor has made his ailing parents proud by obtaining second position in humanities group (boys) in the annual matriculation examination. The boards of intermediate and secondary education in Punjab announced the results this past week. A winner of a medal, Daska city’s Ali Hamza told a …

COMSATS Students manufacture aerodynamic car

 SAHIWAL: around five months of extensive labor, collective team efforts, Rs350000 collection on a self-help basis and the outcome is the emergence of a blue aerodynamic environment-friendly one-seated small car. The car was jointly manufactured by students and faculty members of the Mechanical Engineering Department (MED) of a public sector …

Pakistani student breaks world record

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani students have bagged a plethora of As and A*s at the Edexcel, Cambridge International Examinations’ (CIE) International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) and A-level exams, June 2013 session. The Froebel’s International School’s (FIS) student Haroon Tariq has beaten the current world record and secured phenomenal 40 As …

Pakistani students shine at Int’l Chemistry Olympiad

Moscow: Pakistani students have again proved their mettle at the international level with their superlative performance at the 45th International Chemistry Olympiad 2013 (IChO), held in Moscow, Russia. The team of four students were sponsored by the Higher Education Commission (HEC). The team secured three bronze medals, with which Pakistan …