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World Teachers Day: UN pays tribute to Pakistani teachers


Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: On the occasion of World Teachers’ Day, United Nations system in Pakistan pays tribute to the efforts of 1.2 million teachers of Pakistan for their contributions to ... Read More »

Punjab CM highlights role of teachers in progress of society


Maverick Report LAHORE: Teachers play a key role in the progress and development of a society as they are responsible for character building of the children and equipping them with ... Read More »

Action Plan to promote workplace safety, health launched in Sindh


Maverick Report KARACHI: In response to the Baldia Town factory fire in Karachi, the Sindh Department of Labor, Employers Federation of Pakistan (EFP) and Pakistan Workers Federation (PWF) with the ... Read More »

PAF chief, KP Assembly speaker discuss education, recreation facilities


Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: Emphasizing upon the enhancement of educational facilities, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly speaker has highlighted the requirement of establishing a cadet college for the youth at the junior ... Read More »

Sindh Assembly passes 2 bills including HIV/AIDS control law


Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: The Sindh Assembly witnessed the passage of two bills, including the Sindh HIV and AIDS Control, Treatment and Protection Bill 2013, during the third sitting of seventh ... Read More »

Punjab CM highlights need for increasing literacy rate


Maverick Report LAHORE: The goal of a bright future of Pakistan cannot be realized without achievement of 100 percent literacy rate, Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said in ... Read More »

International Literacy Day: $160m Pakistan Reading Project unveiled


Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: The United States has announced the launch of the Pakistan Reading Project to boost the reading skills of 3.2 million Pakistani children. According to a press release, ... Read More »

British High Commission holds Chevening debate at ICCI


Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: To raise awareness of the British Chevening Scholarship Program, a dynamic, professional development opportunity, designed to identify and support the next generation of leaders from across the ... Read More »

Applications for 2014/15 Chevening Scholarships now open


Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: Applications for 2014/15 Chevening Scholarships, the prestigious global scholarship program of the UK government, are now open. According to a press release issued by the British High ... Read More »

Pakistan sees manifold increase in measles case from Dec 2012 to Feb 2013


Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: Cases of measles increased in Pakistan five times as they went up from 71 in December 2012 to 391 in January 2013 while 144 new measles cases ... Read More »

61% of Pakistani kids aged 10 or less vaccinated against measles


Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: Sixty-one (61) percent of Pakistanis say their children aged 10 years or less have been vaccinated against measles, according to a Gilani Research Foundation survey. In the ... Read More »

US diplomat greets Pakistani Fulbright scholars

ISLAMABAD: US Deputy Chief of Mission Ambassador Hoagland with Pakistani students who will soon depart for graduate studies at American universities on US-funded Fulbright scholarships.

Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: US Deputy Chief of Mission Ambassador Richard Hoagland has congratulated 180 Pakistani graduate students who will soon depart for master or doctoral studies at American universities on ... Read More »