Posts by The Frontier Post

Florence punishes Carolinas with torrential rain, flooding; six dead

WILSON, N.C. (Reuters): Tropical Storm Florence dumped “epic” amounts of rain on North and South Carolina as it trudged inland on Saturday, triggering dangerous flooding, toppling trees, cutting power to nearly a million homes and businesses while causing at least six deaths. Florence’s intensity has diminished since it roared ashore along the U.S. mid-Atlantic coast…

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CJP says Kalabagh Dam will also be built after Diamer-Bhasha dam

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday said construction of Kalabagh dam could be genuine guarantor of Pakistan’s survival. “After Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand dam, we would build Kalabagh dam as well, if the nation stays united,” he said while addressing a ceremony in Lahore. The chief justice said a plan…

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Govt launches awareness campaign about women’s right to inheritance

ISLAMABAD (APP): The Ministry of Human Rights has launched an awareness campaign about women’s rights to inheritance under Islamic jurisprudence and the Constitution. Federal Minister for Human Rights Dr Shireen Mazari on Friday announced that the Ministry of Human Rights through the awareness campaign aims to educate people about the religious and legal protection provided…

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CJP, Saad Rafique exchange ‘bitter’ words

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar and former railways minister Khawaja Saad Rafique had an exchange of heated words during hearing of a case related to financial losses incurred by the ministry during tenure of the previous government. Rafique initiating his arguments during the proceedings said: “The justice is not being meted…

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Bangladesh thrash Sri Lanka in Asia Cup

DUBAI (Agencies): Mushfiqur Rahim hit 144 as Bangladesh thrashed Sri Lanka by 137 runs in the opening match of the Asia Cup in Dubai. Lasith Malinga struck twice in the first over to leave the Tigers 1-2, but Mushfiqur’s sixth ODI century took them to 261 all out from 49.3 overs. Sri Lanka were 124…

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Last eight matches of PSL 2019 to take place in Pakistan

F.P. Report LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced that the fourth edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL) will begin on February 14, 2019 in UAE with the final eight matches of the tournament to take place in Pakistan. The final will take place at the National Stadium in Karachi on March 17. The…

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Three Palestinians shot dead in Israel-Gaza border clashes

GAZA CITY (AFP): Three Palestinians, including a 12-year-old, were shot dead by Israeli fire in new clashes along the Gaza border on Friday, the health ministry in the Hamas-run enclave said. The ministry said 12-year-old Shadi Abdel Aal was shot east of Jabalia in northern Gaza. It had previously said he was 14 and a…

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China, Pakistan remain on same page in regard to CPEC: Chinese media

BEIJING (APP): China and Pakistan remain on the same page in regard to the Belt and Road Initiative mega-project and the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). In the last few days, top-level consultations have resulted in even better synergy between the two countries, dispelling any doubts about continuity in government policies, according to an article of…

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Turkish police detain hundreds of protesting airport workers

ISTANBUL (Reuters): Turkish police have detained hundreds of workers protesting over labor conditions at Istanbul’s new airport, a giant project championed by President Tayyip Erdogan and due to open next month, a union leader said on Saturday. The protest broke out after a shuttle bus accident on Friday in which 17 workers were injured, said…

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Islamabad team wins Serena Hotels Rugby Cup

ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk): Serena Hotels sponsored the Karim Khan Afridi Welfare Foundation Save Tomorrow III Rugby Matches at the Pakistan Sports Board (Sports Complex) facilities on the occasion of International Overdose Awareness Day. Aimed at raising drug awareness and the losses because of overdose, Save Tomorrow III encourages the youth to engage in sports. In…

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