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    Gold Set Design In Pakistan 2016

  • Pakistan bags three gold, six silver awards at APICTA 2016

    Pakistan won three gold awards and six silver awards at the Asia Pacific ICT Alliance Awards (APICTA) 2016 ceremony held in Taipei, Pakistan Software Houses Association for IT & ITES ([email protected]) announced Monday...

    Another group of students from NUST, who also bagged a gold award, for its Research and Development project called 'Analysis of Optical Coherence Tomography Image for CDSS'...

  • 'The US gets its first Olympic gold medal in shooting? How 2016'

    As the United States (US) celebrates its first gold medal in the Rio Olympics secured by 19-year-old Ginny Thrasher for shooting, social media users took pot shots at the country known for its problematic gun control laws and shootings...

    Reactions poured in after Thrasher edged past 2004 Athens champion Du Li and 2012 London title holder Yi Siling for the Women's 10 metre Air Rifle Gold...

  • PFDC design district to take fashion to another level

    LAHORE: When it comes to defining what has been achieved after four days of back-to-back fashion, eight years of fashion weeks and 10 years since the establishment of Pakistan Fashion Design Council (PFDC), perhaps no one can put it in better words than the council’s Chairperson Sehyr Saigol when she announced the establishment of a ‘design district’ in Lahore...

    She added that through the design district the gap between artisans,...

  • Desi by design

    Formerly in 1994, a Karachi School of Art project, undertaken in collaboration with PSO, centred on truck decoration — the painted vehicle then toured the major cities of Pakistan as a mobile gallery...

    The IVS exercise, a week-long venture, is part of the IVS Foundation Programme’s design to heighten perceptions, build awareness and sensitivity to the socio-cultural environment, and inculcate a sense of responsibility towards...

  • Exhibition held to celebrate Italian creativity and design

    Organised by the Italian Consulate in Karachi at LuckyOne Mall on Friday, the exhibition, mostly comprising panel installations lining the mall’s atrium, displayed Italian creativity and design in developing objects that have now become common in our daily life — pasta, coffee makers, footwear, designer clothes, high-speed weaving machines, scooters, electricity meters, paper moulds, etc...

  • Suicide by design?

    WHATEVER you say about Pakistan’s foreign policy and its de jure head, Sartaj Aziz, you will have to concede both are pretty consistent, and if this consistency of thought and policy comes at unimaginable cost to the nation so be it...

    Towards the end of last week in an interview to Reuters, the prime minister’s adviser on foreign affairs, answered the critics of the country’s policy who say Pakistan does not crack down on all...

  • COVER:The footsteps of design:Artisans, Sufis, Shrines

    Set in 19th-century western Punjab, the research ventures into a time of great flux in the region vis-a-vis political control, ideology, and civilisation...

    While the coloniser set up the formal cultural institution, it is the informal cultural platform so characteristic of the South Asian landscape such as the Sufi khanqah, the mela, and the urs — the subcontinent’s truly inclusive public spaces — that were the enabling agents for...

  • Fast fashion to ethical couture: Vietnam’s design evolution

    Her label, Kilomet 109, is at the forefront of Vietnam’s new ‘ethical fashion’ movement — an approach to design that seeks to maximise benefit to communities while minimising environmental harm...

    The designer has already attracted accolades, winning international design awards and selling her wares to high-fashion buyers...

  • CAA admits to design flaw in Islamabad airport runways

    ISLAMABAD: The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has admitted a major design flaw in the runways of the New Islamabad International Airport due to which two aircraft cannot land or take off simultaneously...

    During a briefing to the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on the new airport, the CAA director general, retired Air Marshal Asim Suleman, admitted that the design error was overlooked at the initial stages...

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