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Dialogue: The best of difficult options

LONDON: In this file photograph, Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan gestures during a press conference at the Foreign Press Association on January 28, 2008.

Imran Khan The debacle of East Pakistan, which led to the breakup of our country, left me with a strong conviction that military operations are never a solution to any ... Read More »

USAID launches $387m Maternal and Child Health Program

KARACHI: US Ambassador Richard Olson and Sindh Health Secretary Inamullah Dharejo sign a memorandum of understanding to launch $387 million Maternal and Child Health Program.

Maverick Report KARACHI: US Ambassador Richard Olson launched the $387 million Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Program on Friday and the ambassador and Sindh Secretary of Health Inamullah Khan Dharejo ... Read More »

45% of Pakistanis report illness in household due to hot weather


Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: Nearly half (45 percent) of Pakistanis have said that members of their household fell ill due to the intensity of hot weather this season. In a Gilani ... Read More »

Fragile security in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: A challenge to PTI govt


Javed Aziz Khan PESHAWAR: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)-led government installed in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa as a result of the May 11 general election was probably not aware of the gravity of ... Read More »

Police officer among 3 killed in two Peshawar incidents


Maverick Report PESHAWAR: A senior police officer and his driver were killed in a hit-and-run attack while one person died in a blast in this capital city of Pakistan’s troubled ... Read More »

62% of people believe present Pakistan govt to perform better than previous one


Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: Majority (62 percent) of Pakistanis believe that the present federal government will perform better than the previous one, according to a Gilani Research Foundation survey. According to ... Read More »

Khan takes oath as lawmaker, urges strategy to halt US drone attacks


Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: After formally taking oath as a member of the National Assembly, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Wednesday urged the government and military leaders to devise ... Read More »

Mega technology event opens at FAST-NUCES Peshawar campus


Maverick Report PESHAWAR: A total of 220 teams from almost all universities across the country are participating in the two-day mega event, National University Technology Competition (NUTEC) 2013, which opened ... Read More »

Theft cases witnessed 26% hike in Pakistan during Dec 2012


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 »

Campaign materials violate ECP code of conduct


Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: The Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) Constituency Long-Term Observers (CLTOs) have recorded 272 violations committed by 15 Pakistani political parties and independent candidates in 66 constituencies ... Read More »

Political violence claimed 24 lives in Pakistan during last week of March


Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: Twenty-four people were killed and 54 injured in nine incidents of political violence in Pakistan between March 23 and 29, 2013, compared as compared to the preceding ... Read More »

Prices of wheat, onions, spices and cooked food items go up in Pakistan


Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: Wheat, onions, spices and cooked food items were among the 21 commodities and services that registered an increase in prices during February as compared to January 2013. ... Read More »