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Chinese rocket attack kills 158 Indian soldiers

By The Frontier Post | July 17, 2017

SIKKIM (Dunya News) – At least 158 Indian soldiers have been killed on Monday as China fired rockets across the border. Reportedly, several soldiers were wounded in the attack today. The development came in after China flexed its political muscle in the area today close to Tibet border with a fully equipped brigade indulging in […]

Pakistan Army launches operation Khyber-IV in Rajgal Valley

By The Frontier Post | July 16, 2017

RAWALPINDI (Online): Pakistan Army launched an operation Khyber-IV in Rajgal Valley of Khyber Agency along the Pak-Afghan border to clear the area of terrorism. This was announced by Director General Inter Services Public Relations Major General Asif Ghafoor in Rawalpindi on Sunday. He said DA’ISH has increased its influence on the Afghan side and objective […]

Four Pakistani soldiers drowned as Indian army fired at vehicle: Army

By The Frontier Post | July 16, 2017

RAWALPINDI (NNI): Pakistan army said Sunday that four soldiers drowned in a river after Indian troops targeted their vehicle moving along the Line of Control (LoC). Body of one soldier has been recovered and search for three others is underway, the ISPR said. Giving details of the incident the army spokesman said that the Indian […]

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Judge me on four things, said Trump

By The Frontier Post | July 16, 2017

WASHINGTON (Reuters): President Trump claims the news media isn’t paying attention to real policy issues, like jobs, the economy, so-called Islamic State and the border. “At some point the Fake News will be forced to discuss our great jobs numbers, strong economy, success with ISIS, the border & so much else!” he tweeted. Six months […]

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No Hajj for Muslims if they oppose Ram Temple in Ayodhya, warns BJP MLA

By The Frontier Post | July 15, 2017

NEW DELHI (AFP): Against the backdrop of rising Hidutava, the efforts for marginalising minorities, especially Muslims, in India have been beefed up as ruling party MLA Brijbhushan Rajput threatened Muslims to halt creating obstacles in construction of Ram Temple in Uttar Pradesh’s Ayodhya or they would not be allowed to perform Hajj rituals, the Indian […]

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US House passes bill to advance defence co-operation with India

By The Frontier Post | July 15, 2017

WASHINGTON (AFP): The US House of Representatives has passed a $621.5 billion defence policy bill that proposes to advance defence cooperation with India. An amendment in this regard, moved by Indian-American Congressman Ami Bera, was adopted by a voice vote by the House as part of the National Defense Authorisation Act (NDAA) 2018, beginning October […]

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JIT oversteps its mandate: Maryam Aurangzeb

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2017

ISLAMABAD (Online): State minister for information Maryam Aurangzeb has said JIT has overstepped its mandate and it has tired to institute a case against Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif through an informer. “ JIT transgressed its mandate and tried to make a case against PM through an informer. Its documents are unauthenticated. Supreme Court (SC) […]

LHC reserves ruling on Imran Khan’s petition against Shahbaz Sharif

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2017

LAHORE (NNI): The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday reserved its verdict on maintainability of a petition of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan against Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif. In the petition, Khan had sought Sharif’s disqualification over alleged violation of his oath as member of the provincial assembly and doing unlawful business. The […]

Rawal Dam ‘poisoning’: Water supply to Rawalpindi restored

By The Frontier Post | July 16, 2017

ISLAMABAD (INP): The supply of water from Rawal Dam to Rawalpindi has been restored, authorities said on Sunday. The Water and Sanitation Agency (Wasa) on Saturday stated that poison had not been found in the dam’s water, after a large number of fish were reported ‘dead from poisoning’ at the Rawal Dam. Following the development, […]

Some elements resort to undemocratic means to impede progress: Shahbaz

By The Frontier Post | July 16, 2017

LAHORE (Online): Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Shahbaz Sharif on Sunday said that some political elements have resorted to undemocratic means to impede ongoing development projects in the country by levelling baseless allegations. In a statement issued on Sunday, Shahbaz said that these elements should have mercy on the masses by avoiding erecting hurdles in way […]

Rescuers foil rickshaw driver’s suicide attempt in Lahore

By The Frontier Post | July 16, 2017

LAHORE (INP): Authorities succeeded in foiling an attempted suicide by a rickshaw driver who had climbed atop an electricity pole early Sunday morning threatening to take his life. According to reports, unable to afford his family’s medical expenses after the traffic police impounded his only source of income, the rickshaw driver climbed atop the pole […]

2 Iranian civilians killed in alleged cross-border attack

By The Frontier Post | July 16, 2017

TEHRAN (AFP): Two Iranian civilians were killed in an alleged cross-border attack by suspected militants on Saturday, according to the Iranian Revolutionary Guards. A statement on the Guards’ Sepah News website said, “On Saturday evening, a terrorist team… fired (ammunition) from within Pakistani territory towards the Iranian border region of Saravan. Two local workers in the […]

Police constable shot dead in Rawalpindi

By The Frontier Post | July 16, 2017

RAWALPINDI (INP): Unidentified armed men gunned down a police official and fled the scene here on Sunday. Police said that the incident took place in jurisdiction of Airport Police Station in Rawalpindi where unknown miscreants opened fire at police constable Muhammad Siddique. The police official sustained seven bullets and was martyred on the scene. Police […]

PM resignation seekers should read JIT report first: PML-N leaders

By The Frontier Post | July 15, 2017

ISLAMABAD (Online) Leaders of Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) Saturday said those demanding resignation of Prime Minister should first read the Joint Investigation Team report. This was stated by Minister of State for Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) Tariq Fazal Chaudhary while addressing a news conference along with MNA Daniyal Aziz here on Saturday. They […]

Polling ends at Balochistan NA-260 by-election

By The Frontier Post | July 15, 2017

QUETTA (APP): Polling for by-election in Pakistan’s second-largest constituency NA-260 Quetta-cum-Chaghi ended and counting of votes began on Saturday. Unofficial and unconfirmed results from various polling stations started to pour in. According to the provincial election commission, the polling continued till 5PM without any break. The provincial government has announced that schools and colleges in […]

Babar Awan terms Shahbaz Sharif ‘Godfather 2’

By The Frontier Post | July 15, 2017

ISLAMABAD (APP): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Babar Awan on Saturday said that theft committed by “Godfather 2” is proven in Panama Leaks case. Calling Chief Minister of Punjab Shahbaz Sharif as Godfather 2, the PTI leader said, “The allegations against him are enough for his disqualification. New sun will rise from Monday with the hearing […]

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Afghanistan enacts law to control cyberspace

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2017

KABUL (AFP): Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani has signed into law a cybercrime bill targeting online crime and militancy by groups such as the Taliban and Islamic State, officials said Monday, amid concerns it could limit free speech. The Cyber Crime Law criminalises a range of online activities including hacking, spreading ethnic hatred, distribution of online […]

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Dozens rally in Kabul against Iran’s president

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2017

KABUL (Pajhwok): Dozens of people staged a protest demonstration in Kabul against Iranian president Hassan Rouhani’s recent remarks about dams’ construction in Afghanistan. President Rouhani has voiced concern at the Afghan government’s plans to build more dams on the country’s rivers for agriculture development and electricity production. Rouhani, during an international conference last week in […]

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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 […]

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Sri Lanka spinner Rangana Herath’s triple strike rattles Zimbabwe top-order

By The Frontier Post | July 16, 2017

COLOMBO (AFP): Sri Lanka spinner Rangana Herath captured three early wickets to rattle Zimbabwe’s top-order after the hosts conceded a 10-run lead on the third day of their one-off Test in Colombo on Sunday. Zimbabwe were left reeling at 23 for four at lunch with Sean Williams unbeaten on one and the visitors leading by […]

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Muguruza stuns Venus to win first Wimbledon title

By The Frontier Post | July 15, 2017

LONDON  (Agencies): Garbine Muguruza stormed to her first Wimbledon title and shattered Venus Williams’ history bid with a majestic 7-5, 6-0 victory in Saturday’s final. Muguruza overwhelmed Williams with a supreme display of power hitting in 77 minutes on Centre Court to become only the second Spanish woman to win Wimbledon. Watched from the Royal […]

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Mohammad Irfan shares news of ‘beautiful addition’ to family

By The Frontier Post | July 15, 2017

LAHORE (NNI): Pakistan tall fast bowler Mohammad Irfan was blessed with a ‘beautiful addition’ to his family in the form of a son, who was born in a local hospital of Lahore on Saturday. Irfan let the world know of this news when he took to Twitter and wrote, “My son, another beautiful addition in […]

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