Tag: Modern

Development in modern political thinking

Despite a sustained level of significant economic growth for the last thirty years Pakistan continues to be, in many fundamental respects, an underdeveloped country,...

Banks to finance modern irrigation systems

The central bank Wednesday asked the risk-averse banks to provide farmers with financing for the purchase and maintenance of agriculture tools and equipment ensuring...

How brands were born: A brief history of modern marketing

The “Mad Men” era of the 1960s was a Cambrian explosion of brands — from cigarettes to soap — that have come to define...

Islamabad to have modern jail within two years

The Islamabad chief commissioner told a high-level meeting on Monday that 700 kanals of land had been earmarked for the construction of a jail...

Safe, modern road network key to country’s development: PM

Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani on Saturday said safe and improved communication and proper road infrastructure is mandatory for the development of a...

China says will not threaten anyone with modern military

China’s Defence Minister General Liang Guanglie sought to reassure Asia Pacific neighbours on Sunday that his country’s growing economic and military power was not...

Modern bus terminal on the cards in Faisalabad

In a landmark decision, The Punjab government has unveiled a plan to give a new look to the GTS bus terminal located in the...

‘Family Guy’ creator to give modern spin to ‘Flintstones’

"The Flintstones" are heading back to television, courtesy of irreverent "Family Guy" creator Seth MacFarlane, Fox television said. MacFarlane will give a 21st century...

Punjab’s ‘best investigator’ owes it all to modern techniques

Central Investigation Authority (CIA) Superintendent of Police (SP) Umer Virk, who has been declared the best investigator in Punjab for bashing a record number...

‘Livestock in need of a comprehensive strategy’

The government should evolve a comprehensive strategy to improve livestock sector on modern scientific lines in addition to introducing and implementing micro finance schemes...

Modern Etiquette: Be a gracious wedding guest, not a royal pain

BURLINGTON - While only a select few received invitations to Prince William and Kate Middleton's wedding, there will be plenty of non-royal invitations already winging their way to ordinary folks as wedding season in the northern hemisphere gets into full swing.
Though the focus is understandably on brides, grooms, their attendants and families at weddings, guests still have a role to play at a wedding celebration. Their presence and participation at the ceremony and reception

‘Modern Family’ recap: Can’t get no satisfaction

LOS ANGELES - Phil accidentally puts his wife and daughter up for sale, and Cam turns into the director from hell when he tries to overhaul Manny and Luke's school play.
We love it when Phil messes up. We just can't get enough. And tonight's screw-up was one for the books. When Claire said, "You heard your father, he's not just selling houses, he's selling us," she had no idea how true that would be. In an attempt to drum up real-estate business, Phil created a banner ad with his

‘Glee,’ ‘Modern Family’ win top honours at GLAAD

LOS ANGELES - 'Glee' and 'Modern Family' tied for best TV comedy series at the annual GLAAD Awards on Sunday, as the campaign group honoured shows and stars for advancing the portrayal of gays and lesbians in the media. The two Emmy-award winning shows both feature gay characters and themes that have helped built acceptance of America's gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community, America's leading gay rights group said. Fashion design contest 'Project Runway' won the reality TV

World’s highest hotel opens in Hong Kong

HONG KONG - The world's highest hotel opened its doors in Hong Kong on Tuesday, housed in the city's tallest skyscraper and offering unrivalled panoramic views of the world famous Victoria Harbour.
Towering some 490 metres (1,600 feet) above the bustling, chaotic streets of the Southern Chinese city, the Ritz-Carlton Hotel is making a grand comeback after temporarily closing in 2008.
Visitors peered out of the floor-to-ceiling windows of the 118th floor of the International

Modern education can end extremism: CM

LAHORE - Our future as a nation is linked with modern education and it can help us find our deliverance from the extremism and terrorism, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif said here Wednesday. He was addressing at a briefing on education reforms, for schools in Punjab, devised by British educationist Sir Michael Barber. He said that Punjab government was implementing a comprehensive programme for overhauling the education sector.
Mujtaba Shuja, Saira Afzal, chairman of Punjab

‘Sheikh Ayaz founder of modern poetry’

KARACHI - Sindh Culture Minister Sassui Palijo on Tuesday lauded the services Sheikh Ayaz, terming him a great revolutionary and the founder of modern poetry.
She said this on the launch of the poet's birthday celebrations being organised by the Sindh Culture Department. Paying rich tributes to Ayaz, Palijo said the poet was the most widely read and referenced after great Sufi saint Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai.
"Ayaz was the founder of modern poetry. His writings and poetry

SCCI supports construction of modern Dry Port at Chichukimalian

LAHORE - Shaikhupura Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) threw its full weight behind the Lahore Chamber of Commerce's initiative to build a large, efficient and modern Dry Port at Chichukimalian in Shaikhupura district.
According to press release, a consensus to this effect was reached at a meeting held here at the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry. LCCI President Shahzad Ali Malik, SCCI President Tariq Iqbal Mughal, LCCI Senior Vice President Sheikh Mohammad Arshad,