Youth

  Girl, 12, becomes Britain's youngest mother

LONDON: A couple have become Britain’s youngest parents after a girl aged just 12 years and three months gave birth to her 13-year-old boyfriend’s baby. The girl was at primary school when she conceived last summer and had a daughter last weekend, th...

  Street children football players awarded

KARACHI: Sindh Minister for Transport Youth and Sports Affairs Mumtaz Hussain Jakhrani on Monday distributed cash rewards and souvenirs among street children football team that clinched bronze medal in the Street Children World Cup 2014. A ceremony i...

  100 students from KP, FATA awarded US scholarships

ISLAMABAD: The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) awarded scholarships to 100 talented students enrolled in the two-year Associate Degree in Education (ADE) and four-year Bachelor’s Degree in Education in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA. “...

  Crackdown against one-wheelers in Karachi; 50 detained

KARACHI: Police conducted crackdown against one-wheelers on late Saturday night on Shahra e Faisal, detaining 50 youths and seizing 35 motorbikes. Anti-car lifting cell of Sindh police launched crackdown against one-wheelers and apprehended 50 youth....

  First all-girls school inaugurated in Richardson

DALLAS: An inaugural ceremony of Qalam Collegiate Academy, first all-girls middle/high school in Richardson city, Texas was held. The school was inaugurated by Laura Maczka, the Mayor of Richardson. President of student Shurah presented her a beautif...

  Matric exams begin in Karachi

KARACHI: Over 340,000 students will appear for the Board of Secondary Education Karachi examinations (today) Wednesday. Of the 295 exam centres where students will appear in two shifts, 33 centres have been declared “highly sensitive”. These centres ...

  Mosques organize spring break youth camp in Carrollton

DALLAS: Beautiful spring break youth camp was held by the Madinah and Makkah Mosques in Carrollton. They provide a 2-day learn& fun activities for the participants. This year the theme was "Muslim kids' future in America." The purpose of the 3rd annu...

  Pakistan's gaming industry breaks culture barriers

LAHORE: It's a city better known for its history and culture, but a new generation of mobile game developers is bringing a slice of Silicon Valley to Pakistan's Lahore. With open plan offices, mixed gender teams, gourmet catering and an emphasis on a...

  PM to distribute business loans among youths Friday

LAHORE: Prime Minister, Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sahrif on Friday will distribute the business loans among the youths under Youth Business Loan Scheme earlier approved by the government, media reported. Sources said that some four to five thousand youths ...

  15th Inter-School Scrabble contest held in Karachi

KARACHI: Hundreds of students from dozens of schools participated in the Fifteenth Horlicks Inter-School Scrabble Championship held here on Sunday.A total of 540 students from 100 schools of Karachi, Hyderabad, Badin and Islamabad took part in the ne...

  Inter-School Scrabble contest being held in Karachi

KARACHI: Students from various schools are all set to take on each other in the Fifteenth Inter-School Scrabble Championship being held here on Sunday. About 600 students from various schools of Karachi, Badin, Hyderabad and Islamabad are taking part...

  Balochistan CM pays surprise visit to examination centers

QUETTA: Chief Minister Balochistan Dr Abdul Malik Baloch paid surprise visit to examination centers for SSC exams in Quetta here Wednesday. Advisor to CM on Education Raza Mohammad Barech accompanied the Chief Minister. Dr Abdul Malik Baloch during h...

  Test could predict which teen boys get depression

LONDON: A saliva test for teenage boys with mild symptoms of depression could help identify those who will later develop major depression, a new study says. Researchers measured the stress hormone cortisol in teenage boys and found that ones with hig...

  Student tragedy in S. Korea as building collapse kills 10

SEOUL: At least 10 people were killed and more than 100 injured when an auditorium packed with students collapsed at a resort near the southern South Korean city of Gyeongju, officials said Tuesday. More than 560 college students participating in a f...

  Shahzaib to be granted US visa by next week: brother

WASHINGTON: The administration of the hospital where Shahzaib Bajwa is being treated said his family would have to bear the cost of treatment if the visa status of the Pakistani student was resolved. In a teleconference held between the hospital admi...

  Pakistan along with world celebrating Valentine Day

PESHAWAR: Valentine Day is being observed all over the world including Pakistan. It is celebrated on 14th February every year. The day is being observed even in Peshawar besides Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad and other major cities/ towns. It is a very s...

  Injured Pakistani student shows no sings of improvement in US

NEW YORK: Shahzaib, a Pakistani student who is being treated after a road accident, showed no signs of improvement on Thursday with US doctors insisting to deport the injured as his visa expires on February 28. However, Pakistan’s Ambassador to the U...

  Political science subject condition waived off for BA

PESHAWAR: The Syndicate of the University of Peshawar waived off the condition of political science in BA for appearing in the Master of Arts in Political Science examination as a private candidate. The Syndicate in its 415th meeting waived off the c...

  Injured Pakistani student faces deportation by US authorities

WISCONSIN: Shahzaib, a Pakistani student who got injured in a traffic accident and is being treated at a hospital here, faces deportation as his visa expires on February 28. According to reports, US authorities are considering to deport the Pakistani...

  Caffeine common in US kids, youths; mainly soda

CHICAGO: Nearly 3 out of 4 US children and young adults consume at least some caffeine, mostly from soda, tea and coffee. The rate didn´t budge much over a decade, although soda use declined and energy drinks became an increasingly common source, a g...


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