Dawn News

Ambreen Arshad

Get ready for school

ALL of you who are reading this are the privileged minority who have the good fortune of being able to read because... Published Aug 01, 2015 07:05am

The best dads of the animal world

FATHERS are the protectors, guides and providers of their families. With them, we just feel safe and secure; they... Published Jun 28, 2015 07:36am

Ways to enjoy your vacation

SUMMER is synonymous with fun, probably because we have our long summer vacation — almost three months — and... Published May 23, 2015 07:04am

Mums are marvellous!

WHEN people say that all the fuss about Mother’s Day, and other days that keep popping up all year through, is ... Published May 10, 2015 07:33am

The world’s greatest magicians

MANKIND has always been fascinated by anything that appears supernatural and magical. This fascination has made... Published Mar 28, 2015 06:54am

Surviving wild animal encounters

DIFFERENT animals respond differently to human interaction, just as we respond differently to different animals. We... Published Jan 31, 2015 06:29am

Dealing with bullies

BULLIES are a big problem everywhere — in school, university, workplace and neighbourhood. Our first encounter ... Published Jan 10, 2015 07:07am

Where did these words come from?

CONSIDERING that English has such a large vocabulary, being an expert of spellings, or a Spelling Bee participant is... Published Dec 13, 2014 07:12am

Who really discovered America?

WE all know that Christopher Columbus discovered America — but we all don’t know that this is a myth. Yes,... Published Oct 11, 2014 06:16am

It’s all in the colours

I am sure hardly any of you has ever watched a black-and-white TV, the kind that was there when your parents were... Published Sep 06, 2014 05:53am

Origami for you

ALL of you must have come across paper cranes and hearts made through origami and without cutting the paper. And I ... Published Jul 26, 2014 05:18am

Crazy laws around the world

SOME wise man once said that laws are made to be broken. This shouldn’t be the case as laws are meant to be... Published May 31, 2014 05:34am

Without a trace!

THE mysterious disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has puzzled the world, and even after five weeks, it is... Published Apr 12, 2014 07:50am

Exam survival guide

WHEN you are a student, nothing is as scary as exams. And you can’t avoid them, so learn to survive them! ... Published Mar 08, 2014 07:09am

Interview: Not a dead end

Are there any obvious signs or indicators that a child is dyslexic? There are some obvious symptoms, but it Published Feb 02, 2014 08:08am

Women in white

Seafarers have always been men, in all eras and cultures — be it as merchants, explorers, pirates or defenders. Is... Published Sep 01, 2013 03:10pm