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IHC rejects Dar’s petition challenging corruption proceedings

By The Frontier Post | October 3, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) rejected the Finance Minister Ishaq Dar’s petition in which he challenged his indictment by the accountability court in a corruption reference against him. Justice Athar Minallah said during the proceedings that a petition is ineffective and how can court suspends the proceedings when the indictment has taken […]

Khawaja Asif leaves for US to resume bilateral talks

By The Frontier Post | October 3, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif has left for the United States on a three-day official visit on Tuesday to resume the bilateral talks with the aim to ease tensions between the two countries after the US president Donald Trump allegations against Pakistan. US vice President Mike Pence invited the Pakistani delegation for talks […]

PAT challenges controversial Election Bill 2017 in LHC

By The Frontier Post | October 3, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) on Tuesday filed a petition in the Lahore High Court (LHC) against the Elections Bill 2017 and pleading to declare it null and void. PML-N passed the Election Bill 2017 from the National Assembly on Monday after clearing it from the senate and the said bill pave way […]

PM Abbasi, Khursheed Shah discusses new name for Chairman NAB

By The Frontier Post | October 3, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Leader of Opposition in National Assembly, Syed Khursheed Shah discussed  the appointment of new chairman of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB). Khursheed Shah told media after the meeting that he consulted the PM Abbasi on the name of new chairman NAB and likely he will meet […]

NA approves Electoral Reforms Bill 2017

By The Frontier Post | October 2, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Electoral Reforms Bill 2017 has been approved in the National Assembly on Monday (October 2) amid ruckus by the opposition members in Assembly. Among the bill’s clauses is a controversial amendment that will allow politicians disqualified from holding public office to head a political party. The bill when tabled in the Assembly […]

Indian LoC firing leaves one local martyred, four wounded

By The Frontier Post | October 2, 2017

RAWALPINDI (NNI): A local was martyred and four others wounded in another violation of the ceasefire by Indian troops at the Line on Control on Monday. According to Inter Services Public Reltions, a local named Muhammad Deen embraced martyrdom while four others were injured in the cross-border firing of the aggressor’s forces in Rakh Chakri […]

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Rain and Flood: Six died in Mumbai, more rain expected

By The Frontier Post | August 30, 2017

F.P. Report MUMBAI: As many as six persons including two children were died in the recent heavy seasonal rains which disrupt the every part of the life and destroyed homes and everything in the financial capital of the India on Wednesday. Trains service in the rain affected areas were slowly resumed and many commuters began […]

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Pilgrims starts gathering at Mina, Hajj rituals begins

By The Frontier Post | August 30, 2017

F.P. Report MAKAH: More than two million pilgrims started to gather at the tent valley of Mina on Wednesday as the Hajj ritual begins. The pilgrims will perform a ritual of seven times walk around the Kaaba, the sign of whole world Muslim to pray towards it. After that the Pilgrims will head towards Mina […]

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Three injured in Notting Hill Carnival acid attack

By The Frontier Post | August 29, 2017

F.P. Report LONDON: As many as three persons were minor injured in a suspected acid attacks at Notting Hill Carnival in London, local media reported. London Police told media persons that “Mild Acid Liquid” was thrown over several people in West London during the carnival and three people were reported with minor injuries which are […]

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N Korea fires ballistic missile over Japan territory

By The Frontier Post | August 29, 2017

F.P. Report TOKYO: Japanese and South Korean officials said that North Korea fired a ballistic missile over Japan on Tuesday and adding that unidentified ballistic missile was launched from Susan near Pyongyang and it travelled over Japan America and South Korea are analyzing the matter and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has said it overflew the […]

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Indian court sentence 10 years in prison to Gurmeet Singh in rape case

By The Frontier Post | August 28, 2017

F.P. Report NEW DELHI: Indian self proclaimed ‘godman’ Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh was sentence to 10 years jail by an Indian judge after he convicted in rape case on Friday. His followers went on deadly protest after his conviction in which 38 peoples were died. Ram Niwas, a senior bureaucrat in charge of law and […]

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Car bombing killed nine, injured 25 in Baghdad

By The Frontier Post | August 28, 2017

F.P. Report BAGHDAD: As many as nine persons were killed and 25 others were injured when car bomb blasted in a busy market of eastern Baghdad on Monday. A cloud of black smoke was billowing from the area and people were running in fear to save their lives. All materials were shattered at sit after […]

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PTI recommends three names for NAB chief position

By The Frontier Post | October 5, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: After repeated disassociation from the matter of appointment of NAB Chairman, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has finally dived in to recommend three names from their side. The recommended names for the position of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) chief by PTI include Shoaib Suddle, Arbab Shehzad and Justice (retd) Falak Sher. PTI leader Shah […]

Mesmerizing air show marks 70 years of Pak-UK friendship

By The Frontier Post | October 5, 2017

Naimat Khan KARACHI: To commemorate the 70th anniversary of Pak-UK bilateral relations, Pakistan Air Force arranged a mesmerizing air show at Sea View, Karachi here on Thursday. The pride of the Pakistan JF-17 Thunder along with internationally acclaimed Red Arrows aerobatics team of Royal Air Force presented a scintillating aerial display for the first time […]

Sindh cabinet approves bill to ‘avert’ Baldia factory like incident

By The Frontier Post | October 5, 2017

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Sindh Cabinet has approved Sindh Occupational Safety and Health Bill 2017 so that the incidents like Baldia Factory fire which claimed 259 lives could be stopped. This decision was taken in the cabinet meeting held under the chairmanship of Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah here at CM House on Thursday. […]

LeJ terrorist involved in murder of Punjab minister killed in Karachi

By The Frontier Post | October 5, 2017

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Karachi Police has claimed that terrorist killed in encounter on Wednesday night turned out to be a facilitator in murder of Punjab Home Minister, Shuja Khanzada. On Wednesday night police raided a place near Khowaja Ajmeer Nagri area of the metropolis where police killed a terrorist in shootout, two others fled. According […]

Riaz Peerzada among other govt officials stage walkout from NA

By The Frontier Post | October 5, 2017

ISLMABAD (NNI): The government officials on Thursday staged walkout from National Assembly for allegedly joining links of as many as 37 parliamentarians with terrorism in Intelligence Bureau (IB) report. While addressing the participants in the assembly, Federal Minister Riaz Peerzada said that the government should launch an investigation into the matter and unveil the name […]

SECP holds back Tareen’s probe draft, says Daniyal Aziz

By The Frontier Post | October 5, 2017

ISLAMABAD (APP): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Daniyal Azeez on Thursday said Jahangir Tareen’s probe draft has been held back in the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) case. He stated that the matter would be scrutinized to obtain the report, also proclaimed Jahangir’s refrain in submission of records regarding off-shore companies. He also […]

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Afghanistan

Citizen and ARG debate focus on Electricity as key infrastructure in Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | August 11, 2017

KABUL (Khaama Press): The second debate of Citizen and ARG debate focused on a key issue in Afghanistan forming the one of the key infrastructures playing an important role in the development of the country. The debate was organized by the Office of the Senior Presidential Advisor to UN Affairs Farkhunda Zahra Naderi. The topic […]

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Afghan forces conducted 45 ground operations, 10 airstrikes, leaving 51 militants dead

By The Frontier Post | August 11, 2017

KABUL (Khaama Press): The Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) personnel conducted at least 45 ground operations and 10 airstrikes in the past 24 hours, leaving at least 51 militants dead. The Ministry of Defense (MoD) in its latest operational update said the operations were conducted in various provinces of the country with an […]

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Teenage boys arrested before joining ISIS ranks in East of Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | August 11, 2017

KABUL (Khaama Press): At least four teenage boys were arrested by the Afghan security forces before joining the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group ranks as they were apparently lured by the fighters of the terror group. The provincial government media office in Nangarhar province in a statement the teen boys were […]

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Polio case surfaces in Zabul’s Arghandab district

By The Frontier Post | August 11, 2017

QALAT (Pajhwok): The first polio case in southern Zabul province and sixth in Afghanistan during the current year has surfaced in Arghandab district, an official said on Thursday. Public Health Director Dr. Lal M. Tokhi told Pajhwok Afghan News a four years old boy tested positive for polio despite being administered the required vaccine. A […]

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Janikhil District of Paktia Again Falls To Taliban

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2017

PAKTIA (Tolo News): Security source confirmed on Wednesday night that the Jankikhil district of Paktia has again fallen into the hands of Taliban after heavy clashes. The Taliban insurgents again attacked the district on Tuesday and clashed with security forces. “The district fell into hands of the Taliban on Wednesday night as the security forces […]

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Explosion targets police vehicle in Kabul city

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2017

KABUL (Khaama Press): An explosion targeted a police vehicle in Kabul city late on Wednesday evening, leaving at least four people wounded. The Ministry of Interior (MoI) officials confirmed the incident took place in the vicinity of Cinema Pamir area of the city. MoI spokesman Najib Danish said a magnetic bomb planted in a police […]

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Sports

Another athlete affected by norovirus in World Athletics Championship

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2017

Botswanan star Isaac Makwala was the latest to withdraw from International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) World Championships on Tuesday after an outbreak of the norovirus bug at a hotel hosting athletes. “Isaac Makwala was withdrawn from the men’s 400m (Final) due to a medical condition on the instruction of the IAAF medical delegate,” world […]

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PHF brings Samiullah to hunt talent for Pakistan hockey

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: In an attempt to find and nourish new talent for hockey in the country, the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has taken former captain and Olympian Samiullah Khan onboard for a talent hunt program. “Pakistan Hockey Federation has appointed Pakistan’s former captain, legendary Samiullah Khan, popularly known as the flying horse, the Chairman […]

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Najam Sethi favourite as PCB elects new chairman tomorrow

By The Frontier Post | August 8, 2017

KARACHI (PPI): The Board of Governors of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will meet tomorrow to elect its new chairman following the end of Shahryar Khan’s tenure as chairman, with Najam Sethi as the clear favourite. The special BoG meeting will elect the new chairman to lead the helm of affairs of cricket in the […]

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Tennis: Nadal eyes number one in Montreal with Murray sidelined

By The Frontier Post | August 8, 2017

MONTREAL (AFP): Rafael Nadal says he ll focus on the foes in front of him at the ATP Montreal Masters this week, and not on his chance to return to number one in the world. A semi-final run in Montreal would see the Spaniard supplant Britain s Andy Murray atop the rankings. “I don t even think about […]

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Babar Azam responds to being called ‘Virat Kohli of Pakistan’

By The Frontier Post | August 8, 2017

Web Desk LAHORE: Young Pakistani batsman Babar Azam broke ice on the matter of comparison with Indian maestro Virat Kohli, admitting he’s is just a beginner while Kohli has already established himself as one of the greatest batsmen. He stressed his fans to call him ‘Babar Azam of Pakistan’ rather than Virat Kohli of Pakistan. […]

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Zidane hints Ronaldo to feature against Man United

By The Frontier Post | August 8, 2017

SKOPJE (AFP): Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane indicated that Cristiano Ronaldo will feature in the UEFA Super Cup against Manchester United after travelling with the squad to Skopje on Monday. Ronaldo was surprisingly named in the reigning European champions´ group for Tuesday´s match in the Macedonian capital after only returning to training with his club […]

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