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Pakistan’s project receives UN public service award


Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: The United Nations Public Service Forum, Public Service Day and Public Service Awards Ceremony will honor Pakistan for its project promoting a better future for all. The ... Read More »

Afghan father & daughter reunite with family after 20 years

ISLAMABAD: Deeba and her father, Abdul, eat oranges at a friend’s house hours before leaving for a new life in the United States. — UNHCR/DA Khan

Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: More than two decades after fleeing Afghanistan with her devoted father, Deeba has been flown out of Pakistan to rejoin her brothers and sisters and receive specialist ... Read More »

23% of Pakistanis say ‘white’ is their favorite color


Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: Almost one-third (23 percent) of Pakistanis say ‘white’ is their favorite color, according to a Gilani Research Foundation survey. In the survey, a nationally representative sample of ... Read More »

UK minister calls for rightly addressing freedom of religion issue

Baroness Warsi with Pope Tawadros II

Maverick Report CAIRO: The issue of freedom of religion or belief is a challenge in itself but if addressed rightly, solutions to so many other challenges being faced by the ... Read More »

Pakistan: Clerics, educational institutions, media enjoy high public trust


Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: Less than half (45 percent) of Pakistani people say they trust the NGO sector whereas a considerable majority expressed their trust in religious leaders (74 percent), educational ... Read More »

RAC expresses solidarity with struggling Kashmiri people


Maverick Report RAWALPINDI: A tableau and Kashmiri songs competition among school students was held at the Rawalpindi Arts Council (RAC) here on Tuesday to express solidarity with the people of ... Read More »

75% Pakistanis support Christians’ right to build churches in Muslim countries


Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: Seventy-five (75) percent Pakistanis support the right of Christians to building churches in the Muslim countries, according to a survey. In a Gilani Research Foundation survey, a ... Read More »

Japan Embassy organizes ‘Still Life Art’ contest for Pakistani children


Maverick Report RAWALPINDI: The Embassy of Japan in collaboration with Rawalpindi Arts Council (RAC) organized a prize distribution and certificate award ceremony of ‘Still Life Art Competition’ at the Rawalpindi ... Read More »

Pakistani politician among recipients of Happy Woman Happy World 2012 award


Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: A former Pakistani senator and activist, Nilofar Bakhtiar, has been decorated with Happy Woman Happy World Award 2012 for humanitarian services along with other women leaders from ... Read More »

Saudi scholar’s book on ties of Muslims with non-Muslims hits market


Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: A book titled ‘Peaceful Coexistence with Non-Muslims’ written by a Saudi scholar hit the stalls here on Monday, says a press release. The 130-page book has been ... Read More »

UNHCR project helps refugee, host community women overcome taboos


Maverick Report QUETTA: Durkhanai, an Afghan refugee, and Hira Shaheen, a Pakistani, are two women sharing a story of courage and resilience. The sole bread winners in their families, the ... Read More »

33% Pakistanis claim frequent robberies in their neighborhood


Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: One-third (33 percent) of Pakistanis have claimed frequent occurrence of robberies in their neighborhood, a survey has revealed. In a Gilani Research Foundation survey, a nationally representative ... Read More »