Topic: Chain

SBP issues guidelines on value chain contract farmer financing

karachiState Bank of Pakistan has issued guidelines on value chain contract farmer financing to encourage banks to extend credit to small and marginalised farmers by leveraging on the strengths of inter-relationships that exist in the agriculture value chain. These guidelines will serve as a basis ...

chain massacre actress dies
August 07, 2014

Chain Saw Massacre actress dies

BBCHOUSTONUS actress Marilyn Burns, best known for her “scream queen” role in horror classic The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, has died aged 65. The Erie, Pennsylvania-born actress, who played teenager Sally Hardesty in Tobe Hooper’s 1974 film, was found dead at her home near Houston, ...

Basques form 123-km human chain calling for freedom vote

BILBAO, Spain - Tens of thousands of Basques held hands on Sunday to form a 123-km chain stretching across the northern Spanish region calling for the right to hold a vote on independence.Organising group “It’s in Our Hands” estimated some 100,000 people joined the chain, which ...

Effective supply chain management can enhance profitability

KARACHI : Supply chain is the core of corporate success and profit maximisation for concerned companies is possible by implementing an affective supply chain management process’, said Qayser Alam, President Supply Chain Association of Pakistan (SCAP). He expressed these views at a 2-days mega ...

twisted chain command
March 14, 2014

A twisted chain of command

Is Pakistan’s Defence Minister Khawaja Asif a boss of army chief General Raheel Sharif as it happens in other democracies? Is Army Chief answerable to the Defence Minister Khawaja Asif? Is Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (JCSC) General Rashad Mehmood a boss of three service chiefs ...

ji human chain encourage kashmiris
February 04, 2014

JI human chain to encourage Kashmiris

SIALKOTJamaat-e-Islami will organised a human chain in Sialkot to express complete solidarity with the oppressed people of Occupied Jammu and Kashmir on the Kashmir Solidarity Day to be observed on February 5.JI Azad Jammu and Kashmir Ameer Abdul Rasheed Turabi stated this while talking to newsmen ...

npmc policy ensure food supply chain
November 21, 2013

NPMC for policy to ensure food supply chain

 ISLAMABAD - National Price Monitoring Committee (NPMC) on Wednesday directed the Ministry of National Food Security and Research to prepare a policy within ten days to ensure that supply chain of basic food commodities is maintained throughout year.Chairing a meeting of NPMC, Finance Minister ...

Security challenges on multiple fronts

ISLAMABAD - In an extraordinarily challenging scenario, Pakistan’s security apparatus grapples with ever-deteriorating security situation on multiple counts involving the borderlands as well as the internal fronts.Amid calls from certain circles for ‘peace talks’ with terrorists, ...

cinemas chain bans madonna
October 16, 2013

Cinemas chain bans Madonna

TEXAS: Madonna has been banned from a chain of cinemas in the US.  The ‘Girl Gone Wild’ hitmaker is no longer welcome at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas, founded in Austin, Texas, after reportedly texting up a storm at the premiere of ‘12 Years A Slave’ at the New York ...

award chain supply wins cement lucky
October 13, 2013

Lucky Cement wins Green Supply Chain Award

LAHORE : Lucky Cement Limited has won the Green Supply Chain Award for its sustainable operations and logistics network at the 3rd Intl Shipping, Logistics and Supply Chain conference held in Karachi. The conference and awards were organized by the Publicity Channel with the support of United ...

Mush ‘flying’ to Dubai

ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court Wednesday accepted former President and Army Chief Pervez Musharraf’s bail plea in the murder case of Baloch nationalist leader Nawab Akbar Bugti.The former military dictator could leave Pakistan soon as Thursday as he has now secured bails in all the cases he ...

japanese fast food chain fukushima
October 02, 2013

Japanese fast-food chain to farm in Fukushima

TOKYO: Major Japanese fast-food chain Yoshinoya said Tuesday it would grow rice and vegetables in Fukushima prefecture, home to the nuclear plant that was crippled by a tsunami in 2011.Operator Yoshinoya Holdings said it had set up a joint venture with local farmers - called Yoshinoya Farm ...

bieber loses chain
September 03, 2013

Bieber Loses $25k Chain

TORONTO: Justin Bieber‘s latest scuffle has cost him thousands of dollars! According to a new report, the singer’s recent bust up in Toronto, Canada, caused him to lose a $25,000 chain. “Justin was heading into the crowd at around 3am when a man allegedly tried to tackle him to ...

pso supply chain reliant
April 17, 2013

PSO to make supply chain self-reliant

ISLAMABAD - The Pakistan State Oil (PSO) is taking solid steps to efficiently meet the country’s growing energy needs by making its energy supply chain self-reliant. Besides other initiatives, the company’s project to construct oil refinery in the district Kohat- Khyber Pakhtunkhwa ...

endless chain games
January 27, 2012

Endless chain of little games

While many among Pakistani leadership describe Mansoor Ijaz as an unreliable person and an enemy of Pakistan, the description more or less fits quite a few of our politicians in and out of government. It is thanks to these people, and of course military interventions, that we are in the miserable ...

China Food Chain Shares Buyout Gets Ok
November 10, 2011

China food chain shares up after buyout gets OK

HONG KONG (AFP) - Shares in a Chinese restaurant chain extended its gains further Wednesday after a buy-out bid by the owners of US fast-food giants KFC and Pizza Hut was given regulatory approval. The takeover of hot pot chain Little Sheep by Yum was given the go-ahead by by Chinas commerce ...

10m Injunction Order Hotel Chain
February 24, 2011

$10m injunction order against US hotel chain

LAHORE- A Civil Judge 1st Class Ghulam Mustafa passed injunction orders against Ramada Hotel, a global chain of hotels owned by the Wyndham Hotel Group of the United States of America, in a suit for recovery of damages to the tune of US dollars ten million, instituted by M/s Lahore Regency ...

Supply Chain Afghanistan Attack Gen Duncan Mcnabb
March 06, 2009, 11:31 am

US supply chain in Afghanistan is always under attack: Gen. Duncan J. McNabb

The US military is laboring to shore up a vulnerable supply chain through Pakistan and Central Asia as it seeks to expand the flow of supplies into Afghanistan by at least 50 percent to support an influx of tens of thousands of troops, according to defense officials and experts. One new link is now ...

Chain Drops Terror Scarf Ad
May 31, 2008

US chain drops 'terror scarf' ad

THE US chain Dunkin' Donuts has pulled an advert following complaints that the scarf worn by a celebrity chef offered symbolic support for Islamic extremism.  The online advert for iced coffee featured the well-known US television chef Rachael Ray.  She was wearing a black-and-white ...

CSH new addition to chain of pharmacies

LAHORE - Caring and Serving Health (CSH) Pharmacy is a new addition to the chain of pharmacies functioning in the government as well as private sector in the country. The CSH is considered to be another big chain of pharmacies set to launch its project across the country after Fazal Din's Pharma ...