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NAB Law no more applies to Sindh

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2017

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Southern Pakistani province of Sindh came out of the National Accountability Bureau domain after the Sindh assembly’s secretariat issued directives to printing the controversial act, repealing the country’s accountability laws. A notification issued by the secretariat of Sindh Assembly issued directions for printing of the ‘National Accountability Ordinance 1999 Sindh Repeal Act, […]

Sindh Regiment renders unmatched services for country: Gen Bajwa

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2017

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday visited the Sindh Regimental Centre Hyderabad. An ISPR statement says the COAS laid a floral wreath at the ‘Yadgar-e-Shuhada’ and paid rich tribute to those laid down their lives for the country. The Army Chief pinned badges of rank of Col. Commandant […]

Five judges ousted me with a stroke of pen in minutes: Nawaz

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2017

F.P. Report JEHLUM: Deposed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif speaking against the Supreme Court verdict against him has asked the people ‘is it not a disgrace to the people of Pakistan who had voted me to power?”. Nawaz Sharif during his rally towards Lahore reached Jhelum on Thursday evening where he addressed the party workers present […]

Nawaz Sharif has lost, game is over for him: Imran Khan

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan has said the game is over for Nawaz Sharif and he lost, adding that the homecoming rally will not get him what he want as the people recognized the real face of Sharif family. This he said while expressing his views about Nawaz Sharif homecoming rally […]

ECP issues notice to Imran Khan in contempt of court case

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2017

  F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Thursday issued a show cause notice to PTI Chief Imran Khan in contempt of court case. The verdict had earlier been reserved, however, a five member Commission, headed by Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Justice (Retd) Sardar Muhammad Raza Khan, resumed hearing of the case in Islamabad […]

International community failed to stop Indian atrocities in held Kashmir: FO

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Spokesperson of Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Nafees Zakaria has said that international community was failed to stop the Indian atrocities on innocent Kashmiri Muslims in Indian Occupied Kashmir. Indian trying to turn the Muslim-majority areas in Kashmir into a minority and for this it initiates different tactics but unfortunately the international community […]

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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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Erdogan in Qatar for talks on Gulf crisis

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2017

DOHA (AFP): Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in Doha on Monday as part of a Gulf tour aimed at defusing a dispute between Turkey´s ally Qatar and neighbouring Arab states. Erdogan was greeted by Qatari ruler Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani in Doha ahead of their first face-to-face talks on the Gulf crisis, […]

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Young Pakistan military officers oppose terrorism, says US expert

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2017

WASHINGTON (AFP): The new generation of Pakistani military officers is more sensitive to terrorism than its predecessors, says Robin Raphel, former assistant secretary of state for South Asia, rejecting a claim by the Afghan ambassador that those officers are more likely to back terrorism than current Pakistani commanders. At a weekend seminar on Afghanistan at […]

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China warns India not to harbour illusions in border stand-off

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2017

BEIJING (AFP): China’s defense ministry on Monday warned India not to harbor any illusions about the Chinese military’s ability to defend its territory, amid a festering border dispute. The stand-off on a plateau next to the mountainous Indian state of Sikkim, which borders China, has ratcheted up tension between the neighbors, who share a 3,500-km […]

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US urges India and China to reduce tension through direct dialogue

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2017

WASHINGTON (INP): The Pentagon has encouraged India and China to engage in a direct dialogue free of any “coercive aspects”. “We encourage India and China to engage in direct dialogue aimed at reducing tensions and free of any coercive aspects,” Gary Ross, a defence department spokesman said Saturday Over the past week, the US state […]

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Indian army thrash, injure seven cops in IHK

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2017

SRINAGAR (INP): Seven policemen were injured in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district Saturday when they were thrashed by Indian Army personnel at a check post, police said. Police have filed a case against the Army personnel, an official said, adding that records kept at a police station were also damaged. The incident took place when private […]

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Restoration ties: CM Khattak meets QWP MPA Ibrar Hussain

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak has started his efforts of devising strategy to counter the likely no-confidence motion against him in KP Assembly. According to sources, CM Khattak met Qaumi Watan Party (QWP) provincial lawmaker Ibrar Hussain and he assured CM Khattak of his support in case of no-confidence motion […]

Lahore hospital OPD remains closed despite appointment of new doctors

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Out Patients Department of services hospital in the provincial capital was remained closed on Wednesday on the ninth day of the Young Doctors Association (YDA) strike. Despite the appointments of new doctors by the Punjab government still the OPD remained closed which created problems to the patients of the province. At least […]

UK will remain friend of Pakistan, says Theresa May

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2017

Web Desk ISLAMABAD: British Prime Minister, Theresa May has said that United Kingdom will always be remain a long standing and trustworthy friend of friend. She said that Pakistan and united kingdom shared history and future and have deep ties between two countries. Pakistan is approaching to the celebration of its 70th Independence and now […]

KP public is with Nawaz Sharif, says Amir Muqam

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Provincial President of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, Amir Muqam has said his party is strong in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province and now it is time to show the PTI that KP public is standing with Nawaz Sharif. Amir Muqam is accompanying the former PM Nawaz Sharif in a rally from Punjab House Islamabad […]

Nawaz Sharif’s rally maligns SC, says Shafqat Mahmood

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Senior Leader, Shafqat Mahmood has said former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s journey to Lahore via the Grand Trunk Road is not concern of the PTI but he shouldn’t use the public money and state officials for his political benefits. This he said while sharing his views through series of tweets […]

Explosive recovered from militants poses huge threat to police offices

By The Frontier Post | August 8, 2017

Naimat Khan KARACHI: A huge cache of explosive dumped in different offices of the police can create havoc due to lack of safety measures, it emerged on Tuesday. “ A huge cache of explosive recovered from militants during different raids and shootouts is laying in different police offices, including the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD), which […]

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Dostum plane stopped from landing in Kabul

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2017

KABUL, Afghanistan — During nearly two months of de facto exile in Turkey, Afghanistan’s embattled vice president, Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum, hastily formed a new coalition of the discontented. On Monday, he tried to return to Afghanistan, to add to the woes of his own struggling president. But as hundreds of supporters waited late into […]

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5 of a family killed, 5 injured in Uruzgan airstrike

By The Frontier Post | July 16, 2017

TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Five civilians have been killed and five others wounded as a result of an airstrike in Tirinkot, the capital of central Uruzgan province, resident and hospital sources said on Sunday. Ezzatullah, an inhabitant of the area, told Pajhwok Afghan News the airstrike was carried out in the Muradabad area of the city on […]

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Troops Set To Re-Take Helmand’s Nawa District

By The Frontier Post | July 16, 2017

HELMAND (TOLONews): Afghan security forces on Sunday continued their operation to re-take Nawa district of southern Helmand province and are now only two kilometers from the district governor’s compound, local officials said on Sunday. The operation was launched early Saturday to re-capture Nawa which fell to the Taliban about nine months ago, Omar Zwak said. […]

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Most Daesh rebels are foreigners, says Nicholson

By The Frontier Post | July 16, 2017

KABUL (Pajhwok): The top NATO and US commander in Afghanistan has said most Daesh or Islamic State (IS) fighters are foreigners who have brought violence and miseries to the people. Gen. John Nicholson said this during a change-of-commander ceremony at the NATO Resolute Support (RS) Mission headquarters in Kabul. He said during the last one year US and Afghan forces […]

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School destroyed in air strike in Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | July 15, 2017

KABUL (Online): At least three persons were injured when a school was destroyed in an airstrike in Afghanistan’s Kunduz province on Saturday, an official said. A fighter pounded the Khawja Mashad area in Kunduz city, 250 km north of Kabul, also destroying a house in the morning,  Xinhua news agency quoted Education Department Director Janat […]

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Seven Insurgents Killed In Clash With Afghan Forces

By The Frontier Post | July 12, 2017

KABUL (TOLONews): At least seven Taliban insurgents were killed and 11 others wounded on Tuesday on the Kabul-Kandahar highway when the Taliban attacked a military convey, said local officials Wednesday. Gada Mohammed an official from 205th Atal Military Corps said the clash started when Taliban insurgents attacked a military convey and security checkpoints. The clash […]

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Sri Lanka to probe 2011 World Cup cricket defeat

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2017

COLOMBO (AFP): Sri Lanka’s sports minister gave his support Wednesday for an investigation into the country’s controversial 2011 World Cup loss against India, amid fresh allegations of match fixing. The South Asian nation lost the World Cup decider by six wickets at Wankhede stadium in Mumbai, stunning the cricket-mad island. Then Sri Lanka skipper Kumar […]

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Kohli seeks smooth relations with Shastri

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2017

MUMBAI (AFP): India captain Virat Kohli said Wednesday he wants a good working relationship with new coach Ravi Shastri after the acrimonious departure of Anil Kumble. And the skipper expressed confidence he can make it work with Shastri. “We know what’s expected and what’s on the plate,” he said ahead of India’s departure for a […]

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Federer climbs to third place in ATP rankings

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2017

PARIS (AFP) – Roger Federer climbed to third place in the latest ATP rankings Monday on the strength of his record eighth Wimbledon triumph. His 19th grand slam win saw the Swiss jump two places up the rankings still dominated by Britain s Andy Murray, eliminated from Wimbledon in the quarter-finals, while Rafael Nadal, knocked […]

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Brazilian football coach arrives in Karachi to train young players

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2017

KARACHI (PPI): Brazilian football Coach Romildo Sanchez arrived here on Tuesday on a 10-day visit to train young footballers and football coaches in Pakistan. The US-based Brazilian has been invited by the Foundation United Soccer Academy, which works under the Foundation Public School. Sanchez was greeted by a group of football coaches at the local […]

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ICC clears Eranga’s bowling action

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2017

COLOMBO (AFP): Sri Lanka fast bowler Shaminda Eranga’s bowling action has been cleared and he can resume bowling in international cricket. Eranga underwent a reassessment of his action at the ICC accredited testing centre in Chennai with the conclusion that the amount of elbow extension in his standard deliveries was within the 15-degree level allowed […]

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England hold nerve in thriller to make final

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2017

BRISTOL (AFP): England progressed to their fifth World Cup final but not before South Africa gave them a mighty scare in Bristol. England nearly paid the price for switching off. A cruise when Sarah Taylor and Heather Knight were at the crease turned into a full-blown collapse when they lost three wickets – one of […]

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