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  • ‘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...

    He said the financial industry, especially banks and their regulators, should acknowledge that traditional restructuring will not help in these changing times and that...

  • 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...

  • 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...

    A brief snapshot of the models of contract farming employed around the world is presented in the table...

  • 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...

  • 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...

    The company may also unveil more new models after 2016...

  • ‘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...

    “We want them to be good role models, we want everyone to be perfect...

  • Need for new agribusiness models to spur farm output

    The issue was highlighted at Dawn’s Food and Agri Expo last week where speakers pleaded for some kind of land integration methodology, not by changing inheritance laws but through introduction of business models that create economies of scale and these lands, in turn, are served by a strong service sector...

    Parallel to this process, the government should start facilitating new service providers, both as landholding based cooperatives...

  • Mobile phone agriculture extension service models

    The three of us developed a mobile phone Interactive Voice Response (IVR) and text messaging service that gives farmers in Sindh access to the required agricultural extension information...

    A social research team organised awareness workshops in various communities and demonstrated the uses of the two models...

  • Apple's iPhone 7 launches, sold-out models leave some disappointed

    SYDNEY: Apple's iPhone 7 launch generated trademark queues and brisk sales Friday that defied gloomy expectations, with some enthusiasts left empty-handed after lining up for hours as the company announced certain models had sold out...

    "Ahead of Friday's launch, Apple released a statement saying the two sold-out models would "not be available for walk-in customers"...

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