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Monthly Archives: January 2011

Saudi mobile field hospital serving flood-affected Pakistanis in Sindh

Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: In continuation to the Saudi medical services in Thatta city of Pakistan’s Sindh province, the Saudi mobile field hospital has so far successfully conducted 68 surgical operations ... Read More »

Prices of 33 commodities up in Pakistan during January

Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: The price of tomato, cooking ghee and oil, rice, meat, eggs, fruits and kitchen fuel registered a varying degree of increase in January 2011 as compared to ... Read More »

Majority of Pakistanis not good at remembering birthdays: study

Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: Majority of Pakistanis (55 per cent) do not remember their own birthdays while only 45 per cent do, according to a Gilani Research Foundation survey carried out ... Read More »

Pakistani skiers attend training camp in Czech Republic

Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: A two-member Pakistani ski contingent has arrived back after attending a training camp at Harrachov in Czech Republic. The two-week training camp on cross-country skiing was organised ... Read More »

Signs of renewal emerging 6 months after Pakistan floods though needs still high

Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: End January marks the six-month anniversary of UNHCR responding to the calls for help when monsoon rains first caused flash floods in Balochistan after Talli and Nari ... Read More »

Danish envoy climbs with Samina Baig to promote positive image of Pakistan

Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: Danish Ambassador to Pakistan Uffe Wolffhechel made a landmark initiative to promote the importance of gender equality by climbing a rock wall with one of Pakistan’s most ... Read More »

Popular PPP leader again declines to join cabinet

Internews Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistani Prime Minister’s Advisor on Inter-Provincial Coordination Senator Raza Rabbani, who is also one of the most popular leaders of the ruling Pakistan People’s Party, has yet ... Read More »

Govt not sending blasphemy reference to Islamic review body

Internews Report ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan People’s Party government is reluctant to send a formal reference to the Council of Islamic Ideology (CII), the country’s highest Islamic review body, to have ... Read More »

New Pakistan cabinet going to have new faces mostly

Internews Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani, in consultation with the president, has decided in principle to dissolve the federal cabinet in a few days and a majority ... Read More »

Windows 7, Office 2010 now in Urdu

Internews Report ISLAMABAD: Microsoft, under its project Language Interface Pack (LIP), has published Urdu version of Windows 7 and Office 2010 for Pakistan. This is the first time that any ... Read More »

Sharif’s party pushing govt for neutral, powerful election commission

Internews Report ISLAMABAD: The opposition Pakistan Muslim League-N of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif is eager to prevail upon the government led by President Asif Ali Zardari’s Pakistan People’s Party ... Read More »

Fat rise likely in fuel prices in Pakistan

Internews Report ISLAMABAD: Another wave of inflation, this time a fat one, is about to hit Pakistan as the cash-strapped government is mulling increasing the prices of petroleum products by ... Read More »