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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 […]

Kurdish referendum in Iraq lacks legitimacy, says FO

By The Frontier Post | October 2, 2017

ISLAMABAD (APP): The spokesperson for the Foreign Office (FO) said on Monday that the Kurdish referendum held in Iraq lacks legitimacy. “The referendum violates the Iraqi constitution and therefore lacks any legitimacy,” said spokesperson Nafees Zakaria. The FO added that the referendum presents a challenge to peace and stability of Iraq. “Pakistan is deeply concerned over […]

Imran terms Ahsan Iqbal’s Rangers criticism a premeditated move

By The Frontier Post | October 2, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Monday branded Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal’s media talk outside the Judicial Complex a premeditated move to save the ruling Sharif family from facing accountability. The PTI chief addressed a press conference in Islamabad Monday over the Rangers matter and branded the statement and criticism by […]

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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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ATC hears Mashal murder case

By The Frontier Post | October 11, 2017

F.P. Report ABBOTTABAD: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) resumed hearing of the Mashal Khan murder case at the Central Jail Haripur amid strict security. 29 witnesses have been completed cross examination before the ATC Judge Fazal Subhan till now. On April 13, Mashal Khan a journalism student at Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, a violent mob […]

Nine killed, 30 injured as passenger bus overturns

By The Frontier Post | October 11, 2017

F.P. Report LARKANA: As many as nine persons were killed and 30 others were injured in road accident when a passenger bus turtle down near Larkana. The passenger bus was traveling from Sehwan to Larkana and because of over speeding it turtle down near Larkana in which nine persons were killed including two children and […]

Pakistan Army returns woman who crossed LoC erroneously: ISPR

By The Frontier Post | October 10, 2017

RAWALPINDI (Online): As a goodwill gesture and continuation of efforts to maintain peace and tranquility along the Line of Control (LoC), Pakistan on Tuesday handed over a woman, who inadvertently crossed over LoC to Indian authorities. According to Inter Services Public Relations, “As a gesture of goodwill and in continuation of Pakistan Army’s efforts to […]

Bilawal condemns posting of convicted cops in Benazir Assassination case

By The Frontier Post | October 10, 2017

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that promotion and posting to Police officers convicted in Shaheed Mohtrama Benazir Bhutto assassination case by trial court was an “ugly message” from Sharif brothers’ government to the people of Pakistan, especially the followers of Shaheed Mohtrama Benazir Bhutto. It may be recalled […]

Defence Minister, Naval Chief call on COAS to discuss security matters

By The Frontier Post | October 10, 2017

RAWALPINDI (APP): Defence Minister Khurram Dastgir and Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at General Headquarters (GHQ) on Tuesday to discuss security-related matters. Talking to Admiral Zafar, Gen Bajwa congratulated him after taking the command of Naval Chief and lauded the efforts […]

SC seeks record of Jahangir Tareen’s agricultural lands

By The Frontier Post | October 10, 2017

ISLAMABAD (NNI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the counsel for Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) secretary general Jahangir Khan Tareen to place on record the registered document of more than 18,000 acres of agricultural land which his client claims to have obtained on lease. Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, who headed a three-member bench, observed that […]

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