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  • Great great great! Stunning win helps Windies smile again

    MUMBAI: West Indies captain Darren Sammy said he hopes to help Caribbean fans smile again by completing a unique hat-trick at the World Twenty20 after stunning India to reach the final...

    An emotional Sammy said the West Indies had their backs to the wall before shocking India by seven wickets to emulate their women's team, who also won their semi-final hours earlier...

  • Most young Pakistanis opting to go freelance: report

    KARACHI: Most Pakis­tanis under the age of 35 (90per cent) are opting to go into freelance work — more than the global average of 70pc, according to a report released by the digital payment company Payoneer...

    The report titled ‘Freelancer Income Report 2020’ is based on a survey of over 7,000 freelancers from 150 countries, including emerging markets such as Pakistan...

  • State Bank raises freelance payment limit to $25,000

    KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan on Wednesday increased the payments limit for freelance services in information and communication technology by five times...

    In a circular issued on Wednesday, the bank said the decision has been made to broaden the scope of business-to-customer transactions through home remittance channel...

  • Significant drop in freelance work amid Covid-19

    KARACHI: The global pandemic has not only affected regular jobs across the world but has also hit freelance work, as most Pakistani freelancers believe that the demand for work has decreased significantly amid Covid-19...

    The opinion of these 64 per cent Pakistani freelancers that came up during a recent survey also suggests that businesses and companies have cut freelancing costs and halted any new projects or contracts...

  • ‘Banking business models need review’

    KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Deputy Governor Jameel Ahmad has emphasised the need for a review of the prevailing banking business models to meet the challenges of rapidly changing financial and technological landscape, a press release said on Wednesday...

    Mr Ahmad said it while addressing scholars, industry practitioners and professionals on the topic of “Changing Dynamics: Bank of the Future” as a keynote speaker at the 29th...

  • French fashion giants ban ultra-thin models

    PARIS: A host of French-owned fashion labels spanning Christian Dior to Saint Laurent pledged Wednesday to ban ultra-thin models from their advertising and catwalk shows following repeated scandals about anorexia and mistreatment...

    French holding companies LVMH and Kering, which own dozens of top brands between them, unveiled a charter “to ensure the well-being of models” which will also outlaw the hiring of girls under the age of 16...

  • Indian football sees role models breaking through

    NEW DELHI: Although cricket retains its hallowed status as the country's number one sport, India's footballing authorities Monday saluted the latest in a series of footballing breakthroughs after Romeo Fernandes made his debut in Brazil...

    Fernandes, a 22-year-old from Assolna in Goa state, enjoyed a successful debut as a second half substitute in his club Atletico Paranaense's 5-0 weekend thrashing of Nacional to become the first...

  • Modern contract farming models

    MODERN agricultural supply chains aligned with farming practices and the market are required for the provision of food staples to the rapidly rising urban population...

    This benefits big farmers with higher physical and financial resources to meet the requirements of multinationals...

  • Students showcase models on learning approaches

    MINGORA: Girl students here on Saturday exhibited their models to highlight the importance of skills along with cognitive approach in proper learning for every student...

    They tried to make understand the visitors by practical models which they displayed in an exhibition to teach importance of three skills based in ‘Bloom Taxonomy’ in teaching and learning methodology in schools...

  • US opens probe into recall of 1.7m Hyundai, Kia models

    WASHINGTON: US safety regulators have opened a formal investigation into the recall of nearly 1...

    A South Korean whistleblower reported concerns last year to the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), which will probe the timeliness of three recalls carried out in the United States and whether they covered enough vehicles...

  • ‘Become role models who others can look up to’

    KARACHI: The International Women Leaders Summit on the theme of ‘Purpose and passion’, organised by New World Concepts at a hotel here on Wednesday, was the place to be for young women looking for inspiration...

    “I had to go through several life-changing moments of which the one that touched me the deepest was the passing of my father when I was three...

  • Women entrepreneurs advised on improving business models

    ISLAMABAD: Over 50 teams of aspiring women entrepreneurs participated in a two-day startup workshop at the WeCreate Centre, a part of the WeCreate Challenge...

    The WeCreate Challenge is Pakistan’s first-ever startup competition for women entrepreneurs, who compete for prize money and incubation at the WeCreate Centre...

  • Major carmakers to introduce new models next year

    KARACHI: Pakistan’s auto industry landscape is expected to see some new models from next year on, with Honda introducing subcompact crossover HR-V, Suzuki replacing Cultus with Celerio, and Toyota rumoured to start local assembling of Vitz and Vios...

    Shabbir Alibhai, owner of Honda Quaideen Motors, told Dawn the company has informed its authorised dealers that the vehicle would cost around Rs3...

  • ‘Not all champions can be role models’

    MUMBAI: Although Olympic champions can make great role models, sports officials can’t expect all athletes to be angels in their pursuit of results, according to Australian swimming great Ian Thorpe...

    The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has taken a hard line on team culture at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, four years after their London Games delegation was embarrassed by a number of unsavoury incidents involving misbehaving...

  • Need for new agribusiness models to spur farm output

    AS the Punjab government plans to pour in more money into agriculture development, it may be time for it to focus on the difference between the performance and the potential of the soils...

    This problem of fragmentation is complicated further by the inheritance laws, dividing landholdings with every passing generation...

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