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Imran Khan moves top court against US drone strikes on Pakistani soil

Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan on Wednesday filed a petition in the Supreme Court of Pakistan praying the court to declare US drone attacks inside Pakistan as illegal and ... Read More »

35pc Pakistanis believe nowadays men also suffer from domestic violence: study

Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: More than one-third (35 per cent) of all Pakistanis are of the opinion that men also experience domestic violence nowadays as the women do while 63 per ... Read More »

63pc Pakistanis consult family to make important decisions: survey

Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: Almost two-third (63 per cent) of all Pakistanis seek suggestions from their family members to make major decisions in life, 10 per cent from their friends, 21 ... Read More »

Pakistan completes computerised registration of 90pc population

Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has emerged as one of the very few countries in the world having 90 per cent of the adult population registered through most secure biometric technology ... Read More »

US envoy to Pakistan to stay on – replacement plan dropped

Internews Report ISLAMABAD: United States Ambassador Anne Patterson has, by default, got an extension in her Islamabad posting following Washington’s decision to drop a proposal to replace her with Cameron ... Read More »

Pakistani retired judges, law officers warned against using previous designations

Internews Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s National Judicial Policy Making Committee (NJPMC) has announced that judges, attorneys general and advocates general have become ‘plain self’ after retirement and warned that identifying them ... Read More »

First-ever police dogs unit being raised in Sindh

Internews Report KARACHI: With the threat of terrorism looming large over Pakistan’s largest city, Karachi, the police department has decided to add a dedicated unit of sniffer dogs to its ... Read More »

Girls on top: Clinch key positions in Pakistan high school exams

Internews Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistani girls once again bagged top positions in the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) Part-II annual examinations of the Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (FBISE). According ... Read More »

Educational degrees of 930 Pakistani lawmakers sent for verification

Internews Report ISLAMABAD: It’s the biggest scandal to hit the Pakistani academic system and unearthing its scale and magnitude is not just stretching the resources of the Higher Education Commission ... Read More »

Autonomy to swell bureaucracy in Pakistani province

Internews Report PESHAWAR: Up to 18 per cent of the current strength of Pakistan’s federal government employees may be transferred to the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government when the provincial autonomy clauses ... Read More »

Small Pakistani coins worth Rs22m to be eliminated

Internews Report ISLAMABAD: Some 74.013 million small coins in Pakistan valuing less than a rupee are to be eliminated under a new law to be taken up by the federal ... Read More »

Mosques charged in Pakistan for TV licence fee

Internews Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s power giant Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) has started charging television licence fee, either mistakenly or deliberately, from mosques in certain areas of the country. ... Read More »