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  • Banks asked to dedicate one-fifth of branches to agri-lending

    QUETTA: The Agricultural Credit Advisory Committee (ACAC) has proposed that banks should dedicate at least 20 per cent of total branches to agri-lending, according to a press release on Saturday...

    The ACAC proposed that the availability of agri credit officers in agri lending branches should be ensured...

  • FBR, NBP branches to remain open today

    It said that the SBP has directed settlement/clearing of FBR transactions on month-end as follows:The NBP branches (A, B and C) will settle their transactions on same day (May 30) with respective SBP-BSC offices for which a special clearing will be arranged at 03:00pm by NIFT and NBP will settle the transactions with SBP-BSC by 9:00pm...

  • Altaf calls PTI, JI ‘branches of Taliban, Al Qaeda’

    KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement chief Altaf Hussain has called the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf and Jamaat-i-Islami ‘bran­ches of the Taliban and Al Qaeda’ and predicted a massive defeat for his party’s rivals in the NA-246 by-election on April 23...

    Addressing a huge rally on Liaquatabad flyover on Saturday, the MQM chief said the people of Karachi had already rejected the pro-Taliban forces and they would vote for his ‘progressive,...
  • NBP branches to remain open till late evening today

    KARACHI: The National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) has announced that on Monday all its branches in the country will remain open till late in the evening, and will even arrange iftari for customers banking around that time...

    It said the bank’s branches remained open till 8pm on June 29 and until midnight on June 30...

  • Faysal Bank to open over 100 branches

    DUBAI: Bahrain-based Ithmaar Bank plans to add more than 100 branches in Pakistan this year through its subsidiary Faysal Bank, to capitalise on the country’s low penetration rate of banking services, a senior executive said...

    “We are planning to be over 500 branches this coming year and are aggressive in this,” al-Mutawa said in an interview...

  • NBP taking Covid-19 measures at all branches

    KARACHI: The National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) has said that it is taking Covid-19 precautionary measures and social distancing initiatives at all branches...

    In a press release issued on Friday, the bank said that in order to serve its customers during these challenging times, all branches have taken all necessary measures possible...

  • Art mart: The personal is political

    Traditionally, the miniature painting has been confined only to record or illustrate royal life and activities...

    The early period of the miniature department at the National College of Arts (NCA) also revolved around the conventional style; however, Shahzia Sikandar, Fasihullah and Talha Rathor laid the foundation for contemporary value in this genre during the last decade of the 20th century
  • Art mart: Residues of an experience

    Subjectivity is a much underrated human experience, though it allows us to internalise an experience from the mundane to the surreal, into something uniquely different...

    This realisation became apparent as it stared back at all those who attended the Vasl Artists’ Residency show at the Full Circle Gallery, Karachi, titled “Residue” recently
  • Art mart: Abstraction and refrain

    Artists of the De Stijl movement believed that linear abstraction and a controlled palette could create a universal visual language...

    Abid Hasan’s new body of work at the Full Circle Gallery, Karachi, show “Hybrid Theory” is a nod to abstraction
  • Art mart: It runs in the blood

    Art is normally defined as, ‘the expression or application of human creative skill and imagination’ but for some, it simply runs in the blood...

    The same is the case of this family whose journey started with the elder brother, Akram Dost Baloch, who attended evening classes in drawing at the Arts Council, Quetta, before graduating from the National College for Arts (NCA) in 1978
  • Wal-Mart has $76bn in overseas tax havens

    WASHINGTON: Wal-Mart Stores Inc owns more than $76 billion of assets through a web of units in offshore tax havens around the world, though you wouldn’t know it from reading the giant retailer’s annual report...

    A new study has found Wal-Mart has at least 78 offshore subsidiaries and branches, more than 30 created since 2009 and none mentioned in US securities filings...

  • Art mart: Longing to belong

    Expertise in art fuels creative intellect, inspiration and the capability to interact with the masses effectively...

    Hence, to explore the dynamic relationship between the artist, audience, curator and the local art scenario, the Sanat Gallery, Karachi, held an experimental exhibition What Belongs to You, showcasing works of Ammar Faiz, Farhat Ali, Madyha Leghari, Naira Mushtaq, Sajid Khan and Zoya Siddiqui
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