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PIO student tops UHS examination

Shama Sarwar, a student of PIO student tops UHS examination.

Maverick Report RAWALPINDI: Miss Shama Sarwar, a student of the Pakistan Institute of Ophthalmology (PIO) Rawalpindi, has secured first position in the First Professional Examination of BSc (Hons) Optometry and ... Read More »

35 Pakistanis say their children pay fee at public school


Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: Of parents whose children go to a government school, 35 percent have said they pay a fee at that school, according to a Gilani Research Foundation survey. ... Read More »

59% of Pakistanis say their child goes to tuition center after school


Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: Majority (59 percent) of Pakistani parents say their child goes to tuition center after school, according to a Gilani Research Foundation survey. In the survey, a nationally ... Read More »

Islamabad’s first Literature Festival to start on April 30


Internews Report ISLAMABAD: Encouraged by the success of the Karachi Literature Festival (KLF) over past four years, the Oxford University Press (OUP) has planned the 1st Islamabad Literature Festival (ILF) ... Read More »

Pakistani father seeks help for treatment of 3-year-old son


Maverick Report RAWALPINDI: Muhammad Hanif, a student of MSc Chemistry, has been in contact with heart specialists in India and England for months in a hope that one day he ... Read More »

Measles cases rose by 80% in Pakistan during Nov last year


Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan witnessed a significant increase of 80 percent in cases of measles during November last — 247 cases reported in 17 districts as compared to 137 in ... Read More »

70% of Pakistanis think educated person has better chance of progress


Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: Majority (70 percent) of Pakistanis think an educated person has a better chance of progressing in life as compared to an uneducated person, according to a Gilani ... Read More »

Anti-Dengue Day: Punjab CM vows to completely eliminate virus


Maverick Report LAHORE: War against dengue has not yet finished completely and the struggle would continue till complete eradication of the disease, Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said. ... Read More »

Free textbooks: Millions being spent on ‘missing’ students in Pakistan


Internews Report PESHAWAR: The wide discrepancy of hundreds of thousands of students between two different sets of official data collected from the same sources of information has put a big ... Read More »

Pakistan: Another 180 doctors sacked in Punjab for absence from duty


Maverick Report LAHORE: The government in Pakistan’s Punjab province has sacked 120 more doctors due to absence from duty and the total number of dismissed doctors has now reached 280. ... Read More »

Work on USAID-funded $10m Jacobabad Institute of Medical Sciences starts

Ambassador Richard Olson

Maverick Report JACOBABAD: US Ambassador Richard Olson, United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Director Jock Conly and US Consul General in Karachi Michael Dodman were joined by Sindh Minister ... Read More »

47% Pakistanis think girls, boys are equally wise; 34% says girls are wiser


Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: Nearly half (47 percent) of Pakistanis think girls and boys are equally wise while 34 percent believe girls are wiser, according to a Gilani Research Foundation survey. ... Read More »