FAISALABAD – University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) has established a model farm equipped with Drip Irrigation Mechanism at Post Graduate Agricultural Research Station (PARS) Jhang Road that is in fact an impressive display of modern precision agriculture approaches being put into practice to attract farming community towards innovative modern day farming. UAF Vice Chancellor Professor Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan said this while addressing the inauguration ceremony of Drip Irrigation
NEW DELHI – Women in India are encouraged to dress modestly at all times, but a brasher side to modern life has been exposed after a popular model vowed to strip naked if the nation wins the cricket World Cup.
Poonam Pandey, 20, who features in a best-selling Indian swimwear calendar, said she wanted to provide an incentive to players by promising them she would bare all – though whether her offer will be welcomed is not known. “I’m a cricket fanatic and I’m a diehard supporter
LAHORE – Model Town thrashed Afshan FC 7-1 to enter the semi-finals of the All Punjab Raiders Football Cup 2011. Model Town staged a recovery after conceding an early goal and turned the tide in the second session as international striker Zaheer Abbas struck a hat-trick with goals in the 11th, 14th and 27th minute of the second session.
Afshan were the first to strike, with Ali Bajwa scoring a goal in the 12th minute. MTFC equalised in the 29th minute through Zain Khalid. The
LAHORE – LG Electronics (LG) will unveil the perfect video wall solution, the 47WV30 47-inch LED super narrow bezel monitor display, at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2011, the biggest AV and integrated systems tradeshow on the continent.
The 47WV30 provides an almost completely seamless image – thanks to its super-narrow bezel while delivering optimum picture quality, greater user convenience and outstanding cost efficiency.
LAHORE – Model Town advanced to the semi-final of the 8th M Siddiq Memorial Cricket Tournament after beating Shalimar Gym by 8 wickets in the last quarter-final at Model Town ground on Monday. A briliiant bowling performance by Azhar Atari (5-22) was the highlight of the match. Model Town club will meet Apollo Sports in the semi-final.
Scores: Shalimar Gym 96 all out in 18.4 overs. Riaz Uddin 31, Imran Shafi 15. Azhar Atari 5/22, SOhail Khan 3/24. Model Town Club 98/2 in 12.5
LAHORE – Presiding over a high-level meeting, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif said construction of 22 model villages in the flood-affected areas of the province would start on March 15. These villages would be completed and handed over to the affected within 90 days, he added.
Shahbaz said the model villages, equipped with necessary facilities, would introduce a new culture in these areas, adding that the completion of construction within the timeframe was the
Lahore – The Punjab chapter of the Red Crescent Society (RCS) Pakistan organized a blood donation camp at Al-Minhaj University Model Town on Wednesday. The university students donated 63 blood bags for the thalassemia children at the Red Crescent centre. The camp was organized by Minhaj Welfare Foundation Director Iftikhar Shah Bukhari and Deputy Director Mian Tahir Yaqub. Red Crescent Society Punjab chairman Mian Muhammad Hanif thanked the administration for setting up the blood camp.
LAHORE – Model Town Club marched into the final of the 26th M Yaseen Akhter Memorial Cricket Tournament after defeated a strong Crown Club side by 6 wickets in the first semi-final, played at Model Town Ground on Monday.
The match saw fine batting performances by Sohail Khan and M Shoaib. The second semi-final will be played between Akhter Abdul Rehman Club and P&T Gym next week.
The first semi-final of the M Yaseen Akhter Memorial Cricket Tournament will be played between Model Town Club and Crown Club on February 28 at Model Town Ground. The second semi-final will be played between P&T Gym and Akhter Abdul Rehman Club after the availability of a ground.
LAHORE – Model Town Club marched into the semi-final of the 26th M Yaseen Akhter Memorial Cricket Tournament as they beat Baghbanpura Eaglets by 106 runs in the third quarter-final played at Town Ship ground on Tuesday.
The match saw a fine all-round performance by Azhar Ali. The last quarter-final of the event will be played between P&T Gymkhana and Dehli Gymkhana on Feb 18 (Friday) at Wahdat Colony Ground. Akhter Abdul Rehman Club and Crown Club have already reached the
LAHORE – Model Town won the 2nd Javed Memorial Cricket Tournament, beating Mughalpura Whites by 41 runs here on Thursday. Batting first, Model Town were bowled out for 218. Rashid Riaz (87), Ashraf Ali (31), Nasir Jamsheed (30), and Jameel Khan (29) top scored for Model Town. Faheem Askari, Yasir Ali and Hassan Nasir took two wickets each for Mughalpura, while Imtiaz Shah and Afaq Shahid shared one apiece.
Mughalpura Whites could only score 177, for the loss of nine wicket.
Lahore – SICAS Model United Nations (SMUN) started in the SICAS School Gulberg from Friday, with the association of Pepsi and Pakistan Today. Various educational institutes including Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Lahore School of Economics (LSE), Lahore Grammar School (LGS), Aitchison College, Beaconhouse School System, University College Lahore, City School, ICAS Girls and Salamat Girls campuses.
According to the participants nail biting contests are expected
LAHORE – Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif on Thursday said that reconstruction programme for the flood affected villages was in progress and construction of 13 model villages will be started formally from January 25 in various areas of the calamity-stricken districts.
He was presiding over a meeting in Lahore regarding the construction of model villages in flood affected areas. The meeting reviewed the pace of implementation of construction of model villages.
NEW DELHI – A new Bollywood film comes out this week based on the real-life murder of a fashion model by the son of a leading lawmaker, in a case that cast a spotlight on the corrupt nexus of police and politics. “No One Killed Jessica” tracks the fight for justice for Jessica Lal, who was working as a celebrity barmaid at a fashionable New Delhi restaurant in 1999 when she was gunned down for refusing to serve a customer a drink.
The prime suspect, Manu Sharma, whose father
Massive irregularities have been detected in the allocation of five quarters and their extension to the adjacent park in Model Town J Block, Pakistan Today has learnt.
The quarters, each measuring four marlas, were awarded to non-employees and non-members of the Model Town Society (MTS). The occupants were also allowed to extend the boundaries of the quarters to the adjacent parks in J-Block without the approval of the managing committee and against the society’s
Ditch 35 ft deep, 25 ft wide created at centre of road
Ditches created due to leakages in Model Town’s rusty sewage lines
20 applications filed during last 3 years
Old sewage lines:
18 feet below surface
Two large pits have reappeared on Model Town Link Road. Residents allege the ditches are a consequence of leaking sewage lines. Residents also allege that WASA has shown negligence despite repeated voicing of
The Punjab government has pledges for the construction of only 1,346 houses from various donors against its plans of building over than 20,000 houses under the Model Villages project.
Data available with Pakistan Today revealed that only seven percent of the houses could be constructed in accordance with the pledges made by various donors. The government would need Rs 6 billion to construct 204 model villages. However, neither does the government have the funds for