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Pakistan Day commemorated in Turkey

Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Embassy commemorated Pakistan Day at a ceremony in Ankara (Turkey) on March 23. According to a communication received from the Pakistan Embassy, Ambassador Tariq Azizuddin ... Read More »

UK announces changes to process for issuance of student visas

Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: Following a major public consultation on the reform of Tier Four — the student entry route to the UK of the Points Based System — after a ... Read More »

British envoy salutes Pakistanis on their National Day

Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: On the occasion of Pakistan Day, British High Commissioner in Islamabad Adam Thomson has saluted the Pakistan and its people for their resilience, pride, sacrifices and generosity ... Read More »

Minor thalassaemia patient becomes first lady pilot of Pakistan Army Aviation

Maverick Report PESHAWAR: The dream of a 12-year-old Grade-4 Pakistani student, Naima Gul, resident of Mingora, Swat, came true when she became the first lady pilot of the Pakistan Army ... Read More »

Expert highlights need for creating awareness about hepatitis

Maverick Report RAWALPINDI: Liver diseases are common in Pakistan and hepatitis is like a silent killer and is turning more dangerous and deadly so if the awareness and consciousness is ... Read More »

Pakistani optimism inches up in run up to Cricket World Cup final

Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: Optimism in Pakistanis has risen with the Cricket World Cup final approaching, as more than half of Pakistanis (52 per cent) from across the country believe that ... Read More »

Support for Basant declines in Pakistan over the years: study

Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: Opposition to kite-flying festival of Basant has risen since the question was first posed by Gallup Pakistan in 1999 from 41 per cent to 63 per cent ... Read More »

Pakistan successfully test fires short-range ballistic missile

Maverick Report RAWALPINDI: Pakistan successfully test fired its short-range surface-to-surface ballistic missile, Hataf-2 (Abdali), on Friday as part of the process of validation and technical improvements in the land-based ballistic ... Read More »

Pakistan can become world leader in $1.3 trillion Halal food market: Thai envoy

Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan can become world leader in $1.3 trillion global Halal food market, as the countries importing meat from Pakistan are very satisfied with the price and quality, ... Read More »

43pc Pakistanis say they keep plants in their houses: poll

Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: The trend of keeping plants in the house has almost remained the same in the last few years, as 43 per cent said in 2011 that they ... Read More »

UNHCR hands over shelters to flood-affected families in Sindh

Maverick Report JACOBABAD: The UN refugee agency has handed over 175 shelters to flood-affected families in Jacobabad district of Pakistan’s Sindh province, whose dwellings were destroyed last year when unprecedented ... Read More »

Second International Forum on Sport, Peace and Development to be held in Geneva on May 10-11

Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: The second edition of the International Forum on Sport, Peace and Development will take place at the United Nations headquarters in Geneva from May 10 to 11. ... Read More »