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Raj, Brunt enter Women’s World Cup 2013 as top ranked batter, bowler

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Maverick Report MUMBAI: Mithali Raj will enter the ICC Women’s World Cup 2013 as the number-one ranked batter on the Reliance ICC Women’s Player Rankings for ODI batters. Raj, who ... Read More »

Pakistani politician seeks restoration of Bahawalpur province before elections

AHMEDPUR EAST: Muhammad Ali Durrani addressing a protest sit-in on January 30, 2013 in support of demand for the restoration of Bahawalpur province.

Maverick Report AHMEDPUR EAST: Launching a drive for the restoration of Bahawalpur province before general elections, scheduled to be held later this year, a Pakistani politician on Wednesday warned that ... Read More »

Women’s World Cup — Group B: Australia start off as favorites

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Maverick Report MUMBAI: The ICC Women’s World Twenty20 2012 champion and five-time ICC Women’s World Cup winner Australia start off as the favorites to qualify for the Super Six stage ... Read More »

Pakistan: 39 killed in political violence from Jan 19 and 25

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Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: Twenty-seven incidents of political violence between January 19 and 25 claimed 39 lives and injured 21 others across Pakistan and like the preceding week, civilians remained the ... Read More »

61% Pakistanis believe addicts should be given medical treatment: survey

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Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: Majority of Pakistanis (61 percent) believe addicts should be given medical treatment for their addictions, a latest survey has revealed. According to a Gilani Research Foundation survey, ... Read More »

US-Pakistan relationship critically important, says envoy

LAHORE: Ambassador Olson and Consul General Fite attend the ceremony at the Wagah border.

Maverick Report LAHORE: US Ambassador Richard Olson met with political, business and cultural leaders during a visit to Lahore to broaden and deepen the US-Pakistan relationship in ways that benefit ... Read More »

United States supports crime victims in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Inspector General of Police Bani Amin Khan and US Embassy ICITAP Coordinator Chuck Bennett at the inauguration ceremony of a new reporting room at Shalimar Police Station on January 28, 2013.

Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: Crimes in Pakistan often go unreported and victims of crime endure long delays and mandatory searches when entering police stations to file First Information Reports (FIR) while ... Read More »

Women’s World Cup 2013 — Group A preview: England readies to take on Sri Lanka

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Maverick Report MUMBAI: Defending champion England will start as favorites to qualify for the Super Six stage of this week’s ICC Women’s World Cup 2013 from Group A, which also ... Read More »

27% Pakistanis think world going in right direction

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Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: As according to a Gilani Research Foundation survey, 27 percent of Pakistanis think that the world is going in the right direction, the figure is below the ... Read More »

Women’s World Cup India 2013: ICC names umpires, referees

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Maverick Report MUMBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Saturday announced details of the umpire and tournament referee appointments for the group stage of the upcoming ICC Women’s World Cup ... Read More »

Theft cases witnessed 26% hike in Pakistan during Dec 2012

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Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: Theft cases in Pakistan registered an increase of 26 percent with 3,103 cases filed in 75 districts during December 2012 compared to 2,467 in 71 districts the ... Read More »

Pakistan armed forces prepared to defend country: Gen Wynne

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Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is a peace-loving country but in view of the complex global geopolitical environment and unique as well as challenging regional threat situation, the nation and its ... Read More »