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Islamabad sit-in: IHC serves contempt notice to Ahsan Iqbal

By The Frontier Post | November 24, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court showed displeasure over the continues sit-in in Islamabad and served contempt notice to Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal for failing to taking action against Faizabad sit-in despite the orders of IHC and SC. As the hearing began, Justice Shaukat Siddiqui expressed annoyance at the government’s inaction and adding that […]

ATC directs Imran Khan to record his statement before police all four cases

By The Frontier Post | November 24, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) directed Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) on Friday to record his statement before police in all four cases against him. The ATC adjourned the hearing of PTV and parliament attack case till December 7. After the hearing Imran Khan, told media that federal government termed his political protest into terrorism […]

UK agrees to provide legal assistance to NAB in Hussain Nawaz case

By The Frontier Post | November 24, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The UK Home Department accepted the National Accountability Bureau (NAB)’s request for providing legal assistance in Hussain Nawaz Sharif case. The private news channel reported that the UK authorities have forwarded the Hussain’s case to its National Crime Agency for implementation of mutual legal assistance as requested by Pakistan. NAB also requested […]

AIG Ashraf Noor, his gunman martyred in Peshawar suicide blast

By The Frontier Post | November 24, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Additional Inspector General (AIG) Muhammad Ashraf Noor and his gunman were martyred in a suicide blast in Hayatabad area of Peshawar on Friday morning. Police told media that  a suicide bomber crashed his motorcycle to AIG Muhammad Ashraf Noor vehicle near Tatara Park of Hayatabad in which AIG Headquarter Mohammad Ashraf Noor […]

Indian request to grant visa for Kulbhushan’s mother under consideration: FO

By The Frontier Post | November 23, 2017

ISLAMABAD (NNI): The Afghanistan Government needs to take urgent steps for eradication of poppy cultivation, law enforcement, provision of alternative livelihoods, and public information campaigns to end the production of opium in line with International Drug Conventions. Spokesperson of Foreign Office Muhammad Faisal responding to a query during the weekly media briefing said that Pakistan […]

Govt won’t accept illegal demands of Faizabad protesters: Ahsan Iqbal

By The Frontier Post | November 23, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Federal Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal has categorically ruled out accepting any unlawful demand of a religious group that has been blocking Islamabad’s Faizabad Inter-Section for nearly three weeks. “We have already strengthened the Finality of Prophethood Law in consultation with all political parties,” Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal told media persons. He said […]

Global

Saudi King Salman to step down next week: report

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2017

RIYADH (Web Desk): Saudi monarch King Salman is set to step down and announce his son Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman as his successor next week, sources said. The 81-year-old king will continue as a ceremonial figurehead, handing over official leadership of the country to his son — often referred to as MBS, the Daily […]

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NATO sorry after Erdogan pulls troops over Norway incident

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2017

ISTANBUL (AFP): NATO apologised to Turkey on Friday after Ankara pulled its troops from a military exercise in Norway to protest incidents deemed insulting to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the country’s modern founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk. The alliance’s Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, himself Norwegian, moved quickly to say sorry after an angry intervention by […]

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Argentine submarine goes missing with 44 crew members on board – navy

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2017

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters): Argentina’s navy said Friday it has launched a search operation for one of its submarines with a crew of 44 which has been reported missing off the south coast. The navy said it had not had contact with the submarine, the San Juan, for 48 hours. “We have not been able to […]

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Mugabe makes defiant appearance after army takeover

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2017

HARARE (AFP): Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe attended a university graduation ceremony Friday, making a first public appearance since the military takeover that appeared to signal the end of his 37-year reign. Despite his show of defiance, pressure mounted on the 93-year-old leader to quit as veterans of Zimbabwe’s independence war – key players in the […]

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Iran must stop interfering in Middle East: Adel Jubair

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2017

Monitoring Desk RIYADH: Foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia, Adel Jubeir has said that Riyadh actions in Middle East were the response to Iranian aggression and hinted a strict action against the Iran backed Hezbollah of Lebanon. This he said while giving interview to international news agency on Friday. Jubeir said that Iranian is continuing their […]

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In first, Putin speaks with Ukraine’s separatist leaders

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2017

MOSCOW (AFP): Russian President Vladimir Putin has spoken to eastern Ukraine’s rebel leaders to discuss a prisoner swap, his first publicly acknowledged direct contact with the two pro-Russian separatist republics. The Kremlin said late Wednesday that Putin spoke by telephone with Alexander Zakharchenko, leader of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic, and Igor Plotnitsky, head of […]

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Will reject Raja Zafar-ul-Haq’s report if it is not based on facts: TLYR leader

By The Frontier Post | November 29, 2017

LAHORE (NNI): Tehreek-e-Labaik Ya Rasool Allah leader Pir Afzal Qadri said on Wednesday that only after viewing Raja Zafar-ul-Haq’s report will the party decide whether to accept it or reject it. Speaking to a private television channel, Pir Afzal Qadri said that the government had provided assurances during negotiations that two members of TLYR would […]

Gazain Marri released from jail after ATC grants him bail in last case

By The Frontier Post | November 29, 2017

F.P. Report QUETTA: Nawabzada Gazain Marri, the son of late Baloch politician Nawab Khair Bakhsh Marri, was released from district jail Quetta on Wednesday after an anti-terrorism court granted him bail in a case pertaining to his suspected ties with banned militant organizations. ATC Judge Dawood Nasar approved the bail of the former home minister […]

CM Shahbaz orders to release the arrested protesters during sit-ins

By The Frontier Post | November 29, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Chief Minister Punjab, Shahbaz Sharif ordered to release all of the 170 arrested protesters during the sit-ins in the last few days. As per details, the religious groups staged a sit-in at Faizabad for 21 days and when administration started crackdown against it the protest and sit-ins were started in all over […]

Senate election likely to be held on March 2, 2018

By The Frontier Post | November 29, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The election of upper house is likely to be held on March 2 net year and the schedule will be announced in the February. As per details, as many as 52 members of the senate will complete their term and the new members of the Senate will be elected on March 2 […]

Two killed, 10 injured as car runs over pedestrians in Gujrat

By The Frontier Post | November 29, 2017

F.P. Report GUJRAT: As many as two persons were killed and 10 other were injured when a over speeding motor car hit pedestrians in Gujrat. Police told that the driver lost control over the steering wheel and because of over speeding it ran over the pedestarian in Daulatpur area of Gujrat in a result two […]

Research imperative for quality treatment: President

By The Frontier Post | November 29, 2017

F.P. Report Islamabad: President Mamnoon Hussain has said that full cooperation will be extended for the establishment of Centre of Excellence for eye related diseases adding that this centre will enhance the capacity of ophthalmologists. The President said this while talking to a delegation of Ophthalmological Society of Pakistan which led by Prof. Zia ul […]

Afghanistan

Six Taliban fighters killed in AAF Airstrikes

By The Frontier Post | October 19, 2017

Monitoring Desk KUNDUZ: As many as six Taliban fighters were killed in an airstrike conducted by Afghan Air Force (AAF) in Kunduz province. A spokesman for 209 Shaheen Military Corps, Nasratullah Jamshidi told local media outlet that Afghan Air Force conducted airstrike against the Taliban fighters in Imam Sahib District of Kunduz province and adding that […]

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At least 43 ANA soldiers killed in Taliban attack

By The Frontier Post | October 19, 2017

Monitoring Desk KANDAHAR: As many as 43 solder of Afghan National Army (ANA) were killed and nine other were injured in a Taliban suicide attack on the army base camp in Maiwand district in Kandahar province. Security officials told that as many as 43 soldiers of ANA were killed and nine others were injured when […]

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Paktia blasts: Death Toll Rises To 41

By The Frontier Post | October 18, 2017

Monitoring Desk GARDEZ: At least 41 people including 21 security force members and 20 civilians were killed and 158 people were injured in twin blasts and Taliban attack on police training center in Gardez city of Paktia The deputy Interior Minister, Gen. Murad Ali Murad confirmed that 41 people were killed and 158 were injured […]

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Civilian killed, three policemen injured grenade attack

By The Frontier Post | October 18, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The unknown militants attacked the police check post in Kabul city on Tuesday night in which one civilian killed and three policemen were injured in hand grenade attack. The local officials told that the incident happened in Pul-e-Bagh Omumi area of Kabul city when unknown miscreants threw three hand grenades at the police […]

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Taliban retake Janikhail District from Afghan forces

By The Frontier Post | October 17, 2017

Monitoring Desk JANIKHAIL: Taliban gunmen took control of Janikhail district of Paktia early Tuesday morning after three days of heavy gunfire with the security forces. Local media outlet reported that after a heavy fight between the Taliban fighters and security forces for three, the Taliban took control of the center of Janikhail district of Paktia. […]

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Important Taliban leader arrested In Samangan

By The Frontier Post | October 16, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Security forces arrested a senior Taliban leader in operation conducted in Samangan province on Monday. Samangan police told local media that the Taliban leader identified as Shafiullah, was involved in number of attacks in Darahsof district of the province and as per the Police official, Shafi ullah confessed his crimes in the initial […]

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Business

Bearish trend continues as PSX loses 900 points

By The Frontier Post | October 3, 2017

KARACHI (PPI): A bearish trend at the Pakistan Stock Exchange was witnessed as the KSE-100 index closed below 41,500 points on Tuesday after witnessing a negative change of 2.15 per cent. The index lost 903 points during the day’s trading session with investors trading shares valuing more than Rs5.74 billion. The market closed at 41,115 points, […]

People will soon be able to pay taxes via ATMs

By The Frontier Post | October 3, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI:  Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) claimed that soon people will be able to pay their federal taxes and customs duties through internet banking and ATMs. As per the issued on Monday, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) and 1LINK signed an agreement to initiate a mechanism with […]

Oil prices decreases after registering 20% increase in third quarter

By The Frontier Post | October 2, 2017

Monitoring Desk TOKYO: Oil prices fell in world market on Monday and putting pause on the increase of prices as much as 20% in the third quarter after a survey pointed out to a slight increase in OPEC production in September. As per detail, the U.S. crude oil was decrease to 13%. The U.S. benchmark on […]

Petrol price upwardly revised by Rs 2/litre

By The Frontier Post | September 30, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Finance ministry has approved Rs 2 per litre hike in petrol price on Saturday (September 30th) taking the commulative to Rs 73.50/litre. The revised prices of petroleum products would be in effect starting from midnight tonight. Price of the high-speed diesel is revised to Rs 79.40/litre, that of light speed diesel to […]

Deadline for filing tax returns extended till October 31

By The Frontier Post | September 30, 2017

ISLAMABAD (APP): The deadline for filing of income tax returns has been extended till October 31. Federal Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar on Friday approved extension in the due date for filing of Income Tax Returns/Statements by Companies, salaried individuals, other individuals and AOPs, till October 31, 2017. The minister approved the extension in view […]

Consumers’ confidence on Pakistan’s economy improves: CC Survey

By The Frontier Post | September 29, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: The results of the latest Consumer Confidence Survey, conducted during September 5 to 9, 2017 show that, in general, consumers’ confidence on Pakistan’s economy has increased.  The overall Consumer Confidence Index increased by 5.07 percent compared to the previous survey, held in July 2017. The improvement in consumer confidence is reflected in […]

Sports

PCB selects Usman Shinwari as Amir’s replacement for Sri Lanka ODIs

By The Frontier Post | October 9, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Monday has announced that Left-handed pacer Usman Khan Shinwari will replace Mohammad Amir for the upcoming ODI series against Sri Lanka. Usman Shinwari is currently playing for Habib Bank in Quaid-e-Azam Trophy and he was called off after Muhammad Aamir was ruled out of the series due […]

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Yasir Shah eyes return to ODI format

By The Frontier Post | October 8, 2017

DUBAI (APP): Pakistani wrist spinner Yasir Shah has said that he loves bowling and aims to return to One-Day International (ODI) format. Shah, who is breaking records and making new ones in the UAE, said so while speaking to media after the conclusion of 2nd day of Dubai Test. A few days back, he had […]

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Rabada stars as S Africa thrash Bangladesh to win series 2-0

By The Frontier Post | October 8, 2017

BLOEMFONTEIN (Agencies): Fast bowler Kagiso Rabada led a ruthless bowling performance as South Africa completed an innings and 254 run win on the third day of the second Test against Bangladesh at Mangaung Oval on Sunday. It was the biggest win in South Africa’s Test history, surpassing the innings and 229 run victory over Sri […]

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Nadal punishes penalised Kyrgios to win China Open

By The Frontier Post | October 8, 2017

BEIJING (Agencies): World number one Rafael Nadal won his sixth title of another remarkable year as he punished a disgruntled Nick Kyrgios at the China Open on Sunday. The 31-year-old Spaniard was never really in trouble against the temperamental Australian in a 6-2, 6-1 rout in 92 minutes on Beijing’s outside hard courts. Nadal, a […]

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Mohammad Amir ruled out of ODI series against Sri Lanka due to shin injury

By The Frontier Post | October 7, 2017

DUBAI (Monitoring Desk): Pakistan suffered a major setback ahead of the ODI series against Sri Lanka when the fast bowler Mohammad Aamir was ruled out of the five-match series due to a stress injury in his right shin. Amir, 25, was taken off the field after bowling 19.3 overs in Sri Lanka’s first innings on […]

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Sri Lanka opt to bat against Pakistan in Dubai Test

By The Frontier Post | October 6, 2017

F.P. Report DUBAI: Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat first in the day-night Test against Pakistan in Dubai on Friday. The narrow win gives Sri Lanka a unique chance for a series win over Pakistan at UAE, where Pakistan have won five and drawn four series in the UAE since the 2009. […]

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Fashion

‘Namaste London’ sequel: Akshay Kumar out, Arjun Kapoor in

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2017

NEW DELI (Web Desk): The 2007-hit ‘Namaste London’ is set for a sequel, but this film will differ vastly from its predecessor. The massive success of the movie compelled director Vipul Shah to initiate the project ‘Namaste England’. The sequel will have a new cast, with veteran actor Akshay Kumar replaced by newcomer Arjun Kapoor; […]

ICJ turns down India’s request for time to file pleadings in Jadhav case

By The Frontier Post | June 26, 2017

HE HAUGUE (AFP): The International Court of Justice has turned down INdia’s request to give it six months to file its pleadings before the court in Kulbhushan Jadhav case. Had the Indian request been approved, the case would have been delayed by more than eighteen months. Pakistan had requested that the matter of filing of […]

ICJ turns down India’s Request for time to file pleadings in Jadhav case

By The Frontier Post | June 26, 2017

HE HAUGUE (AFP): The International Court of Justice has turned down INdia’s request to give it six months to file its pleadings before the court in Kulbhushan Jadhav case. Had the Indian request been approved, the case would have been delayed by more than eighteen months. Pakistan had requested that the matter of filing of […]

ICJ turns down India’s request for time to file pleading in Jadhav Case

By The Frontier Post | June 26, 2017

HE HAUGUE (AFP): The International Court of Justice has turned down INdia’s request to give it six months to file its pleadings before the court in Kulbhushan Jadhav case. Had the Indian request been approved, the case would have been delayed by more than eighteen months. Pakistan had requested that the matter of filing of […]

Peshawar

Pashto Sufi singer releases video to pay tribute to Rahman Baba

By The Frontier Post | October 31, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR:  A rising Pashto Sufi singer, Ali Baba Khan released his video titled ‘Malang Abdur Rahman’ to pay tribute to the legendary 17th Sufi poet, Rahman Baba in Peshawar, here on Monday. He claimed his video was the first ever musical tribute laden with Sufi stuff to the great Pashto Sufi poet.  After […]

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3.65 million Kids to be immunized against polio: EOC

By The Frontier Post | October 31, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The Three days anti-polio drive gets underway amid tight security in 13 high risk districts of the province as over 3.65 million children will be inoculated in the October campaign. The campaign is being conducted in Peshawar, Mardan, Charsadda, Swabi, Swat, Kohat, Karak, Hangu, Bannu, Karak, Lakki Marwat, Tank and D.I Khan. […]

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Govt takes number of steps for public welfare: Khattak

By The Frontier Post | October 30, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak has directed for the required staffing of different public sector entities with officers and auxiliary staff throughout the province in order to ensure the full utilization of under-utilized government departments engaged in the provision of social services to the people. The government departments should be responsive […]

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Muqam claims to win 2018 elections

By The Frontier Post | October 30, 2017

PESHAWAR (APP) : Advisor to Prime Minister and President PML(N) KP, Engr Amir Muqam Monday said that the upcoming 2018 general elections will be a contest between a coterie of liars, fraudsters and those who believe in service of nation and do sincere efforts in attainment of this goal. This he said while addressing a […]

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Man dies of dengue fever

By The Frontier Post | October 30, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The death toll continues to climb in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa due to dengue fever as on Monday a 25-year boy succumbed to the disease taking the death toll to 65 across the province. According to Incharge Dengue Rapid Response Unit, Department of Health, 25 year Waqas Omer was resident of Achni Bala was […]

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Rising wave of terrorism put people stability on stake, says Sherpao

By The Frontier Post | October 30, 2017

F.P. Report Peshawar: Chairman Qaumi Watan Party Aftab Ahmad Khan Sherpao said that the rising wave of terrorism in Pakistan and Afghanistan has put the people stability in the region on stake which has brought worrisome for the people of both countries. He was addressing the 5th foundation day here on Sunday at Dalazak Road […]

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Home Districts

Rescue 1122 responding timely

By The Frontier Post | November 6, 2017

Rashid Ali ATTOCK: Rescue 1122 Attock is timely responding to all type of RTAs (Road Traffic Accidents) and other emergencies despite shortage of manpower. Officer Incharge Reacue 1122 Attock, Dr Ashfaq Mian said this while talking to this journalist. He while giving details said that at present Rescue 1122 is providing PTS (Patient Transfer Service) […]

Two police personnel killed in firing incident in Mardan

By The Frontier Post | November 6, 2017

F.P. Report MARDAN: As many as two police personnel were killed in a firing incident in Mardan on early Monday morning. As per details, some unknown gunmen opened fire on two policemen at Shago Naka check post in which two policemen were killed and they were identified as Hawaldar, Farhad and constable Nawaz on the […]

An alarming mortality rate due to non-availability of gynecologist

By The Frontier Post | November 5, 2017

Rafiullah Mandokhail ZHOB: Surrounded by Pak-Afghan border area, Sherani, Killa Saifullah and Musakhail districts, the only district headquarters female hospital is running without gynecologist, resulting in alarming mortality rate in the area. The issue of non-availability of the gynecologist at the female hospital could not be addressed despite the issuance of her posting orders. Normal […]

PML-N fulfilling its promises: Ahsan

By The Frontier Post | November 5, 2017

F.P. Report SIALKOT: Federal Minister for Interior Prof. Ahsan Iqbal on Saturday said that Pakistan, despite all hurdles, was rapidly moving ahead towards the goal of economic development and political stability. He said the PML-N government was fulfilling its all promises made with the public including raising their living standard besides overcoming the energy crisis. […]

Dr Qibla Ayaz appointed as new CII chairman

By The Frontier Post | November 5, 2017

F.P. Report TIMERGARA: Lauding the appointment of Dr Qibla Ayaz as the new chairman of the Council of Islamic Ideology (CII), former secretary education commission Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and prominent educationist Mr Rahim Haqqani said the council would achieve historical goals in his command. In a written statement issued here on Saturday, he said that Dr […]

ADR centers providing speedy relief

By The Frontier Post | November 5, 2017

Rashid Ali ATTOCK: District and Sessions Judge Aaqil Hussain Chohan on Saturday said that under the vision of Chief Justice LHC Mansoor Ali Shah Alternate Dispute Resolution (ADR) Centers have been established for speedy relief to aggrieved parties. Talking to newsmen on Saturday, Aaqil Hussain Chohan said that ADR centers are giving speedy relief to […]

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