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Tears of joy: Pakistani onion exports reach 170,000 tons

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Internews Report KARACHI: Pakistan’s onion exports have reached 170,000 metric tons (MT) mark and is anticipated to reach 200,000 MT mark by the end of March 2013. The national exchequer will ... Read More »

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

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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 »

89 people killed, 70 injured in Pakistan during first week of February

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Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: The number of victims in political violence across Pakistan rose for the second week in a row with 89 people killed, 70 injured and three kidnapped in ... Read More »

Pakistan sets up coordination center to safeguard maritime interests

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Maverick Report KARACHI: Pakistan has set up a Joint Maritime Information and Coordination Center to safeguard the country’s marine interests and enhance their security. Federal Minister for Defense Minister Syed ... Read More »

Political violence claimed 73 lives in Pakistan during last week of January

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Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: Seventy-three people were killed in 43 incidents of political violence across Pakistan between January 26 and February 1 while another 20 were injured and one was kidnapped. ... Read More »

Journalistic ethics and safety of media practitioners in Pakistan

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Sadaf Baig The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has ranked Pakistan among the three most dangerous countries for journalists in the world for the second consecutive year. A total of ... Read More »

Plan to partition only one province unacceptable: Punjab Forum

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Maverick Report LAHORE: The Punjab Forum on Monday said the issue of new provinces is brainchild of ruling cabal, which wants to divert attention of masses from failures and unprecedented ... 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 »

Measles deaths unacceptable, says Pakistan’s rights commission

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Maverick Report LAHORE: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has slammed the rising death toll in the measles epidemic that has claimed the lives of hundreds of children across ... Read More »

Pakistan’s girls primary schools have low government oversight

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Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: Out of 170 monitored government girls primary schools in Pakistan, 105 institutes received no oversight visit by any government/elected official during September-November 2012 quarter, says a Free ... Read More »

UK pledges to help support 4m Pakistani children in school

ISLAMABAD: UK Secretary of State for International Development Justine Greening in a meeting with Pakistan’s Minister for Finance Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh on January 21, 2013.

Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: Secretary of State for the UK’s Department for International Development Justine Greening on Monday arrived in Pakistan where she confirmed the UK’s commitment to help support four ... Read More »

Pakistan: Political violence leaves 205 dead in second week of Jan 2013

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Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: Fifty-one incidents of political violence from January 5 to 11 claimed 205 lives and injured 263 others across Pakistan with civilians being the major target, constituting 84 ... Read More »