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Indian drone spying across LoC shot down by Pakistan Army

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2017

RAWALPINDI (INP): An Indian quadcopter spying across the Line of Control (LoC) was shot down by Pakistan Army on Friday, said the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). The drone was shot down in the Rakhchikri sector of the LoC and the wreckage has been recovered by the Army. The wreckage of the drone is under the […]

Imran blasts PML-N, PPP for alleged nepotism

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2017

F.P. Report UPPER DIR: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan has said on Friday that who else is to lead Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz after Nawaz Sharif except for Maryam Nawaz as Bilawal took over Pakistan People’s Party after Benazir Bhutto. Khan addressed a rally of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf in Upper Dir and in his speech he said […]

Blast hits passenger train in Balochistan; six injured

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2017

F.P. Report QUETTA: A bomb planted on the track injured at least six train passengers in Balochistan on Friday. According to security officials, the improvised explosive device exploded as the Akbar Bugti Express passed over it in a remote area of Balochistan’s Bolan district. Four passengers were wounded and moved to hospital. A section of […]

Pentagon not aware of ISIS fighters’ presence in Tora Bora

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2017

Jalil Afridi Washington DC: Pentagon’s Chief Spokesperson, Miss Dana White along Joint Staff Director, Lt General Frank McKenzie while conducting the weekly press briefing stated that they are not aware of the presence of ISIS fighters in the Tora Bora area of Afghanistan. In reply to a question by The Frontier Post whether Pentagon is […]

Dr Faisal takes charge as new FO spokesperson

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Nafees Zakaria, the foreign office spokesperson has been appointed as Pakistan’s new High Commissioner to Malaysia and Dr Faisal was named for the news spokesman of foreign office and he assumed charges of his new responsibility. As per details, Dr Faisal who was serving as Director General for South Asia and South […]

Zafar Hijazi indicted in SECP record tampering case

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Former chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP), Zafar Hijazi was indicted on Friday for changing records related to the Chaudhry Sugar Mills and also applying pressure on subordinates to tamper documents. Hijazi rejected the charges and pleaded not guilty during the hearing in the court of special Judge […]

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Pakistan’s military industrial base is better than India’s: Gen Sarath Chand

By The Frontier Post | July 26, 2017

NEW DELHI (AFP): Pakistan’s military industrial base is “better” than India’s, said India’s Vice Chief of Army Staff (VCOAS) Lieutenant General Sarath Chand, as he “slammed” the performance of ordnance factories at home, Times of India reported. According to the Indian daily, Chand said on Tuesday that “Pakistan probably has a better industrial base, as far as […]

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10,000 people evacuated after fires in southern France

By The Frontier Post | July 26, 2017

MARSEILLE (AFP): At least 10,000 people were evacuated overnight after a new wild fire broke out in southern France, which was already battling massive blazes that have consumed swathes of forest, authorities said Wednesday. The new fire came a day after France asked for Europe´s help to tackle the flames already raging in the tinder […]

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Complete shutdown in IOK against arrest of Hurriyat leaders

By The Frontier Post | July 25, 2017

SRINAGAR (AFP): A complete shutdown was observed in occupied Kashmir (IoK) on Tuesday to protest against the arrest of Hurriyat leaders by Indian authorities. Call for the shutdown was given by the joint resistance leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik to register protest and condemn the revengeful, arbitrary and […]

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Pakistan has better defence industrial base than India’s, admits Indian VCOAS

By The Frontier Post | July 25, 2017

NEW DELHI (Web Desk): Vice Chief of Army Staff (VCOAS) in India Lt. Gen. Sarath Chand acknowledged Tuesday that Pakistan has a better defence industrial base than that of India due to a higher number of exports of defence-related equipment. According to The Indian Express, he admitted that the Indian defence industry had lagged behind with […]

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Mattis blasts Pentagon over pricey Afghan uniforms

By The Frontier Post | July 25, 2017

WASHINGTON (Reuters): US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has issued a sharp rebuke after the Pentagon wasted millions of dollars buying the Afghan army a pricey uniform that may have made soldiers easier to spot. According to a memo released Monday, Mattis told Pentagon procurement officials that the decision to buy the overpriced woodland green camouflage […]

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Mumbai building collapse kills at least eight, many feared trapped

By The Frontier Post | July 25, 2017

MUMBAI (AFP): A 40-year old four-storey building collapsed in the Indian city of Mumbai on Tuesday, killing at least eight people with more than 20 feared trapped, fire and police officials said. “Search and rescue operations are still on,” said P.S. Rahangdale, chief fire officer of the Mumbai Fire Brigade, adding two firemen were injured […]

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Turbat killings: FIA arrested three human traffickers from Punjab

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has arrested three human traffickers from Sialkot and Gujranwala on the information of families killed in Turbat incident. As per details, the FIA team took action against the human traffickers that were involved in the Turbat incident and arrested three suspected persons identified as Tanveer from Sambrial […]

Two brothers injured in firing incident near Hassan Square Karachi

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: At least two were persons were injured when dacoits opened fire on them in a attempt of robbery near Hasan Square area of Karachi in the wee hours of Friday. Eyewitnesses told private news channel that, the car faced an accident before the firing incident occurred and the passengers also opened fire […]

Senate body proposed holistic legislation for prisoners rehabilitation

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2017

F.P. Report Islamabad: The Senate Committee on Human Rights on Thursday, called for a holistic legislation for rehabilitation of Pakistani internees in Guantanamo Bay like prisons and tasked the National Commission on Human Rights and Law and Foreign Affairs ministries to prepare draft legislation. The call came during discussion on payment of compensation to Pakistani […]

31parliamentarians yet to submit assets’ statements: ECP

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Thursday said that 31 parliamentarians have still failed to submit their statements of assets and liabilities with the Commission. An official of ECP said that till submission of statements of assets and liabilities, their membership will remain suspended. He said that the suspended parliamentarians included two […]

Bus library cultivates love of learning among students: Tariq

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: To mark International Education Week, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) handed over two mobile libraries to the Capital Administration and Development Division (CA&DD) at a ceremony in a local school today. After the transfer agreement was signed, USAID’s Office Director for Education Dr. Christopher Steel formally presented the bus […]

Early elections can be held in country: Babar Awan

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2017

ISLAMABAD (NNI): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Babar Awan Thursday claimed snap elections could certainly be held in the country and challenged opponents to hold a dialogue with him on it. Speaking to media outside the Supreme Court, Awan maintained that elections should be held early and said the constitution also has room for it. Awan’s […]

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