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  • February 02, 2024

    Reflection

    The blue whale has long been considered the largest animal that has ever existed on the planet, but the discovery of a 37-million-year-old fossil...

  • January 19, 2024

    In case you missed it

    If you didn’t get the chance to read these books last year, now might be a good time to catch up!

  • January 12, 2024

    2024 through the crystal ball

    As we start another journey around the Sun, here’s a look at some of the things you can expect to watch, read, and enjoy this year....

  • December 22, 2023

    Music to our ears Albums that struck a chord in 2023

    As the year draws to a close, here is a quick look at some of the most prominent albums that came our way in 2023....

  • September 08, 2023

    Reflection

    Known as the Gentle Giant, Robert Pershing Wadlow is the tallest verified person in recorded history....

  • August 25, 2023

    Reflection

    If you ever take an oath to do something and later on you find that something else is better, then you should expiate your oath and do what is...

  • August 18, 2023

    Reflection

    The Prophet said “Both legal and illegal things are obvious, and in between them are doubtful matters...

  • August 11, 2023

    Reflection

    The Prophet used to love to start doing things from the right side whenever possible, in performing ablution, putting on his shoes, and combing his...

  • July 14, 2023

    Reflection

    I heard Allah’s Apostle saying, “The reward of deeds depends upon the intentions and every person will get the reward according to what he has...

  • October 22, 2021

    Talented and charismatic - Areej Chaudhary

    Being a teenager, I discovered so many talents within me. And the best thing was that people used to call me a God-gifted child because of my...

  • December 27, 2019

    The Bookshelf

    A look at some of 2019’s most prominent literary offerings....

  • October 25, 2019

    QUIZ WHIZ: Answers

    American comic book publishing company National Comics Publications, Inc. was the direct predecessor of DC Comics.....

  • October 25, 2019

    Dazzling DC

    The Defenestrator, a man who carries around a window through which he throws criminals....

  • June 21, 2019

    The youth of Abida Parveen

    At the age of three - that is, the age at which many of us were still learning how to spell our own names....

  • December 28, 2018

    QUIZ WHIZ - Answers

    2018 was declared the third International year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef.....

  • December 28, 2018

    Topsy-turvy twenty-eighteen

    2018 was the International Year of...

  • December 21, 2018

    Mysteries, myths,melodramas, and memoirs

    There was no shortage of compelling books to read this year. Some of the most well-known writers....

  • November 16, 2018

    QUIZ WHIZ

    According to Merriam-Webster, the word poet “comes from the Greek word poietes.....

  • October 19, 2018

    Feisty and talented Waleed A. Zaidi

    Being the youngest sibling. Had its advantages in terms of extra love.....

  • September 21, 2018

    Fascinating flags

    Red is the most common colour on national flags, and appears on more than two...

  • September 21, 2018

    Fascinating flags

    Which colour appears most commonly on the national flags of the world?

  • August 31, 2018

    Spectacular solar system

    A galaxy is a gravitationally bound system of stars and other celestial bodies....

  • August 31, 2018

    Spectacular solar system

    What is the name of the galaxy that contains our solar system?

  • July 27, 2018

    Answers

    Liam Gallagher has never shied away from telling the world how he really feels about his peers....

  • July 27, 2018

    Famous feuds

    I’ve had more fun with a tin of sardines.” Who is the target of this Liam Gallagher insult?

  • July 20, 2018

    QUIZ WHIZ

    While there had previously been local and indirect government elections, the polls of 1970...

  • July 20, 2018

    QUIZ WHIZ

    When were the first direct general elections held in Pakistan?

  • June 22, 2018

    Answers

    Football appears to have existed in some variation or the other since ancient times, with the Chinese game Cuju....

  • June 15, 2018

    ANSWERS

    Estimating the number of cells in the human body clearly isn’t an easy or straightforward task....

  • June 15, 2018

    Amazing anatomy

    Around how many cells are there in an average human body....

  • May 25, 2018

    Summer reading

    When the summer heat kicks in, you have the perfect chance to chill out with a good book.....

  • May 04, 2018

    QUIZ WHIZ: Answers

    There are estimated to be about 369,000 known flowering plant species in the world....

  • May 04, 2018

    Fantastic flowers

    How many species of flowering plants are there in the world?

  • March 16, 2018

    QUIZ WHIZ

    Answers1. AA group of pandas is called an embarrassment, bamboo, or cupboard of pandas.Shrewdness is the collective noun for a group of apes.Murder...

  • March 16, 2018

    QUIZ WHIZ

    Fabulousf a u n a 1. What is the collective noun for a group of pandas?A. EmbarrassmentB. ImplausibilityC. MurderD. Pandemonium2. How many toes...

  • March 09, 2018

    QUIZ WHIZ

    American animation pioneer Walt Disney holds the record for most Academy....

  • March 09, 2018

    QUIZ WHIZ

    The highest number of Academy Awards won by an individual is 22, and only one person in history has achieved this feat.....

  • February 23, 2018

    ANSWERS

    That is the first line of A Tale of Two Cities , a historical novel by English writer Charles Dickens....

  • February 23, 2018

    Book befuddlement

    It was the best of times, it was the worst of times...” is one of the most well-known beginnings of a novel ever written.....

  • February 16, 2018

    ANSWERS

    This year, the Winter Olympics are being held for the 23rd time. The 2018 Winter Olympics....

  • February 16, 2018

    Winter Olympic odyssey

    With the Pyeongchang Games in full swing, it’s time to test your Winter Olympic knowledge with our sporty little quiz.

  • February 02, 2018

    Answers

    While its origin is disputed and there are multiple differing claims about its invention.....

  • February 02, 2018

    Food fluster

    Food – it’s an essential part of your life, but how much do you know about what you eat?

  • January 26, 2018

    Answers

    1927’s silent war film Wings, starring Clara Bow and Charles Rogers and directed by William A.....

  • January 26, 2018

    Entanglement

    Movie buffs, music aficionados, television enthusiasts ... how much do you know about the world of entertainment?

  • December 22, 2017

    Warmth, wisdom, and wit from wonderful wordsmiths

    A look at the standout books published in 2017....

  • December 01, 2017

    Pet smart

    Animal lovers can sometimes stumble across a problem regarding their furry, feathered