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Outgoing senator seeks referendum for restoration of Bahawalpur province

Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: Senator Muhammad Ali Durrani, who submitted in the Senate a resolution seeking referendum for the restoration of Bahawalpur province, has urged the Senate chairman and members to ... Read More »

Expert highlights need for more cancer research, treatment facilities

Maverick Report RAWALPINDI: Great progress has been made in the research and treatment in the field of cancer diseases and the modern research and treatment have greatly helped in controlling ... Read More »

Tribal Levies graduate from US-supported training class

Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: The fourth class of Levies from the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) graduated from a US government-sponsored training programme, the Levy Basic Recruit Course, at the Police ... Read More »

United States honours Pakistani sacrifice

Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: The United States offers sincere condolences to the people and government of Pakistan, especially to the military, for the soldiers killed and wounded in the fight against ... Read More »

Over 1.67m voters use SMS to verify their votes in two days

Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: Over 1.67 million citizens verified their records in the electoral rolls, compiled by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), through the short message service (SMS) while the ... Read More »

Friday, March 02, 2012

NEW YORK: Pakistan’s Goodwill Ambassador and leader of its delegation Ms Fiza Batool Gilani shaking hand with her Turkish counterpart Ms Askin Asan, deputy minister and social policy, at the UN Headquarters on March 01, 2012.

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28% of Pakistanis attribute non-voting to not being on electoral rolls

Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: Twenty-eight per cent of Pakistanis have attributed non-voting to not being on the electoral rolls, another 28 per cent attributed it to quality of candidates and 35 ... Read More »

Army, Wazir tribesmen agree on joint initiatives for peace in volatile tribal region

Maverick Report WANA: The Pakistan Army and the Ahmadzai Wazir tribal elders have agreed to work together for maintaining peace in South Waziristan Agency, saying that they would never allow ... Read More »

For some of Afghan refugees, Pakistan is like homeland now

Delawar Jan In Afghanistan, Zabihullah is called Pakistani but Pakistanis know him as a muhajir (refugee). He lived his entire life in Pakistan, yet he is struggling to make it ... Read More »

Kohat bus terminal bombing: The saga of two innocent bead sellers

Tauseef-ur-Rahman Life for Muhammad Yaqoob came to a grinding halt on February 23, 2012 as he lost his two teenage sons in a massive bomb blast at the Kohat Bus ... Read More »

Creative skills of Pakistani women need to be polished, says UNIDO official

Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistani women possess great creative skills that need to be polished, United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) Country Chief Ms Shadia Yousuf Bakhait said here on Thursday. ... Read More »

52% of Pakistanis say motivated to vote because it is their right, responsibility

Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: More than half (52 per cent) of Pakistanis have said they are motivated to vote because it is their right/responsibility while 31 per cent said they focus ... Read More »