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Pakistani diplomat’s book rated Best Chinese Learning Handbook of 2012

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Maverick Report SINGAPORE: ‘Chinese Made Easy’, written by Pakistan’s High Commissioner to Singapore Syed Hasan Javed, has been rated as “the best language learning handbook for 2013” by the National ... Read More »

ICC Cricket Hall of Fame: Glenn McGrath to be inducted on Jan 4

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Maverick Report DUBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday announced that former Australia bowler Glenn McGrath will be inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame on January 4, ... Read More »

First official messenger of Pakistan’s founder dies at 117

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Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: Chaudhry Lal Din, who served with Founder of Pakistan Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah as a messenger when he took charge as the first governor-general of newly created ... Read More »

Toxic syrup: Punjab CM orders confiscation of raw material, product stocks

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Maverick Report LAHORE: Expressing deep sense of sorrow and grief over the loss of precious human lives due to consumption of toxic cough syrup, the chief minister of Pakistan’s Punjab ... Read More »

Reliance ICC T20I batting rankings: Virat Kohli at career-best fifth

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Maverick Report DUBAI: India’s Virat Kohli has jumped five places to a career-best fifth in the latest Reliance ICC T20I Player Rankings for batsmen. The latest rankings were released by ... Read More »

Australian captain Michael Clarke reaches 900-point landmark

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Maverick Report DUBAI: Australia captain Michael Clarke has reached a career-best 900-points in the Reliance ICC Player Rankings for Test batsmen after his side’s innings and 201 runs win against ... Read More »

Pakistani girl sells milk, tea to educate siblings

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Maverick Feature Although the chief minister of Pakistan’s Punjab province is making commendable efforts to promote education and encourage brilliant young minds from across the country in general and the ... Read More »

Metro bus service: A precious gift for people

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Ather Ali Khan Those interested in observing the realization of a sweet dream, actualization of an imagination, completion of wish, formation of a commitment, formulation of an illusion, rising of ... Read More »

Gen Kayani advises naval officers to develop professional acumen

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Maverick Report KARACHI: The 98th Midshipmen Commissioning term and 7th SSC Officers’ class comprising a total of 118 officers were commissioned on Saturday at Pakistan Naval Academy PNS Rahbar upon ... Read More »

Earthquake jolts northern parts of Pakistan

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Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: An earthquake with magnitude of 5.8 jolted several areas of Pakistan’s Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces as well as Azad (Pakistan-controlled) Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan on Saturday night. ... Read More »

Four policemen gunned down in Pakistan’s Quetta city

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Maverick Report QUETTA: At least four police personnel were shot dead in an attack in Satellite Town area of this capital city of Pakistan’s troubled Balochistan province, police said on ... Read More »

ICC saddened by Tony Greig’s demise

Maverick Report DUBAI: International Cricket Council (ICC) Chief Executive David Richardson has expressed his sadness on hearing the news that former England captain and respected commentator Tony Greig had passed ... Read More »