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Chand inspires India to third ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup

Maverick Report TOWNSVILLE: Unmukt Chand became only the third batsman in history to score a century in an ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup final as India defeated Australia by six ... Read More »

Imran Khan vows to give nation new Pakistan on next Independence Day

Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has urged all the political parties sitting outside the Parliament to join hands to rid the nation of corrupt rulers and ... Read More »

Senator says minorities enjoying equal rights in Pakistan

Maverick Report LAHORE: All minorities of Pakistan are playing their due role in the development of the country and they have equal rights, Provincial Committee for Protection of Minorities Properties ... Read More »

Non-operational military awards conferred on 35 PAF officers

Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: The Pakistani president has conferred non-operational military awards upon 35 officers of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) on the occasion of 66th Independence Day of the country. ... Read More »

Independence Day: Punjab CM asks people to rise above personal interests

Maverick Report LAHORE: The sacred Independence Day demands of the people to rise above the personal interests and make collective efforts for achieving the true objectives of creation of Pakistan, ... Read More »

Independence Day: Pakistan announces introduction of local govts in tribal areas

Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: On the 66th Independence Day of Pakistan, President Asif Ali Zardari has announced the introduction of local governments in the country’s restive tribal region in the coming ... Read More »

Pakistan an established, respected actor on international stage: British envoy

Maverick Pakistan ISLAMABAD: Today Pakistan is an established and respected actor on the international stage, a testament to the Pakistani nation’s progress since independence, said British High Commissioner Adam Thomson ... Read More »

Engineer develops heavy-duty hydraulic ram for use in hilly areas

Maverick Feature A Pakistani engineer has developed a working model of the ram pump for use in hilly areas to lift water from streams and other sources for drinking and ... Read More »

Bread baker braves power outages, setbacks to top BA/BSc exams

Teenage prodigy worked to support family and pay tuition fees; Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif vows to bear all future academic expenses; girls outshine boys across the board Maverick Report LAHORE: ... Read More »

U19 Cricket World Cup: Sri Lanka, South Africa and Bangladesh in the toughest group

Maverick Report DUBAI: Picking two qualifiers from Group D of the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2012 seems to be an uphill task as Sri Lanka, South Africa and Bangladesh ... Read More »

ICRC urges full respect for international humanitarian law in Syria

Maverick Report GENEVA/DAMASCUS: As the armed conflict in Syria escalates and takes a heavy toll on civilians, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is more determined than ever ... Read More »

USAID helps save the lives of Pakistani linemen

Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: Linemen in Pakistan are working in high risk situation as an average more than 100 linemen fall victim to fatal accidents every year and the United States ... Read More »