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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...

    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 to...
  • 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 Indian...
  • 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
  • ‘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...

    Honda Atlas Cars (Pakistan) Limited will introduce HR-V — a 1,497cc completely built unit of Thailand origin — in January 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...

    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 athletes
  • 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...

    Most of its lands have been under-performing for a variety of reasons, but fragmented holdings (up to 65pc held by small growers (less than 12
  • Counter-violent extremism models

    COUNTERING extremism is a missing link in the National Action Plan (NAP)...

    Apparently, the plan was conceived from a counterterrorism and security perspective to address the immediate need of connecting different responses and putting these in a functional policy framework
  • Mobile phone agriculture extension service models

    FARM extension services are the main source of disseminating agricultural information among the country’s farming communities...

    These are mostly provided through face-to-face interactions, but the ratio of agriculture extension agents to growers is very low in Sindh
  • 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...

    The new phone comes with an improved camera, no headphone jack, and a water resistant body as the US tech giant seeks to reverse declines in sales amid increased competition
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