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Contempt case: SC to indict Aamir Liaquat on Sept 27

By The Frontier Post | September 11, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court f Pakistan on Tuesday has rejected the apology of PTI’s Aamir Liaquat and announced that anchorperson and MNA will be indicted in a contempt of court case on September 27. According to details, The apex court had last month slapped contempt of court charge against Hussain while taking up […]

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Dharna violence cases: PM Imran gets permanent exemption from appearance

By The Frontier Post | September 11, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: An anti-terrorism court has granted Prime Minister Imran Khan permanent exemption on Tuesday from appearing before it in cases related to attacks on Pakistan Television (PTV) and Parliament House during the 2014 sit-in. According to reports, the ATC also accepted the request of exemption of other PTI leaders including Foreign Minister Shah […]

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Six new federal minister takes oath

By The Frontier Post | September 11, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Six new ministers took oath at the President House on Tuesday. According to details, President Dr Arif Alvi administered oath to three federal ministers and three ministers of state. Umar Ayub Khan, Ali Muhammad Mehar, Ali Zaidi were sworn in as federal ministers while Murad Saeed, Hammad Azhar and Mian Muhammad Shabbir Qureshi […]

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Security forces foils major terrorism bid in Balochistan

By The Frontier Post | September 11, 2018

F.P. Report QUETTA: The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) has said that the Frontier Corps (FC) foiled a major terrorist bid in Zhob district of Balochistan on Monday evening. Military media wing issued a statement and it said that 21 improvised explosive device’s (IED) weighing 235 kilograms were recovered from the border town of Qamar Din […]

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SHC orders formation of JIT over May 12 riots

By The Frontier Post | September 11, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The Sindh High Court on Tuesday has ordered to form a joint investigation team to probe the May 12, 2007 riots in Karachi. According to reports, more than 50 people were killed and over 100 injured the attacks on rallies by different political parties and lawyers who had attempted to receive the […]

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Pakistan committed to successful implementation of CPEC: FO

By The Frontier Post | September 11, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistani leadership has conveyed to Chinese State Councillor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi that China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was a national priority for the government, Foreign Office Monday said in a press statement. “Pakistan remains committed to the successful implementation of CPEC,” the Foreign Office statement said on the completion of […]

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Global

Muslim migrants are ‘threat’ to European civilization – Czech PM

By The Frontier Post | September 3, 2018

PRAGUE (Sputnik): Andrej Babis previously lauded the EU’s step to take a fresh look at the contentious quota system presupposing that every country should accept some concrete number of refugees from developing countries and assist them on European territory. Illegal migration from Muslim countries of Northern Africa and the Middle East pose danger to European […]

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French Foreign Minister says Assad won war in Syria

By The Frontier Post | September 3, 2018

PARIS (Sputnik): Syria’s Foreign Minister Walid Muallem has stated that Damascus was determined to liberate the province of Idlib from terrorists. Speaking on France-Inter radio on Sunday, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has won the country’s civil war but will not “win the peace” without a political solution […]

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Hasina: Myanmar delaying Rohingya repatriation

By The Frontier Post | September 3, 2018

Monitoring Desk DHAKA: The prime minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said Myanmar was delaying the Rohingya repatriation process without a specific cause. “When we talk, Myanmar always says it is ready to take back its nationals[…] .but the reality is that they say it, but don’t do it,” she said at a news […]

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Khamenei says war unlikely but urges boosting army capacities

By The Frontier Post | September 3, 2018

Monitoring Desk TEHRAN: Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Sunday war was unlikely but called on Iran’s armed forces to boost their defence capacities, according to his official website. On Saturday, Iran announced plans to boost its ballistic and cruise missile capacity and acquire modern fighter planes and submarines to boost its defences […]

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EU will not ‘sit like rabbit in headlights’ in face of US sanctions: German FM

By The Frontier Post | September 3, 2018

BERLIN (Sputnik): Washington’s decision to ramp up tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from the European Union has cost European producers billions in lost revenue and exacerbated US-EU tensions. German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has urged the European Union to stand up for its interests in the face of sanctions and excessive tariffs imposed on […]

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Kuwait emir announces visit to Washington, talks with Trump

By The Frontier Post | September 2, 2018

CAIRO (Reuters): Kuwait’s ruler will travel to Washington on Monday for a working visit and hold talks with U.S. President Donald Trump, the state news agency KUNA announced on Sunday. The White House said in a statement the leaders would discuss trade, investment and security cooperation in their Sept. 5 meeting. Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber […]

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Pakistan

PML-N’s Saad Rafique files petition against giving voting right to overseas Pakistanis

By The Frontier Post | October 9, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Senior leader of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Khawaja Saad Rafique has filed a petition in Lahore High Court to stop the overseas Pakistanis from using their voting right in the upcoming by-elections, on Tuesday. Justice Mamoonur Rasheed heard the petition. In his petition, PML-N leader has argued that the Election Commission of […]

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Abid Sher Ali’s mother dies in Faisalabad

By The Frontier Post | October 9, 2018

F.P. Report FAISALABAD: Leader of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Abid Sher Ali’s mother passed away in Faisalabad on Monday night. According to reports, Zehra Begum was the wife of former mayor of Faisalabad and senior PML-N leader Chaudhry Sher Ali. She was also the first cousin of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif. The funeral prayers […]

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One passenger injured as jet bridge collapses at Islamabad airport

By The Frontier Post | October 9, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: A passenger was injured after a jet bridge collapsed at the newly built airport in Islamabad on Tuesday. According to details, a jet bridge, which connects the plane to the terminal and remains in headlines for various reason was collapsed and the incident happened when passengers were boarding an airplane of a […]

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PML-N to protest if Shehbaz not brought for NA session: Rana

By The Frontier Post | October 9, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz has warned of a large-scale demonstration if Shehbaz is not brought to the next parliamentary session. Former Punjab law minister Rana Sanaullah said that the next session of the National Assembly should be summoned on Tuesday. “A production order should be issued and Shehbaz Sharif should be brought […]

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Ban on commercialization of industrial plots: Rs336.7m okayed for RO plants in Thar

By The Frontier Post | October 9, 2018

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah expressing his displeasure on the closure of 110 RO plants in Thar for want of funds has directed Finance department to release Rs336.7 million today and make the RO plants operational immediately. He issued these directives on Monday while presiding over a meeting regarding closure […]

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Opp should not worry over arrest of looters: Fawad

By The Frontier Post | October 9, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain said that opposition should not get worried after the prime minister’s announcement to arrest people involved in looting the national kitty. Speaking in the Senate, the minister said that Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) had appointed Saif-ur-Rehman as the chairman National Accountability Bureau for conducting […]

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Afghanistan

Hosting, serving pilgrims a great honour: Minster

By The Frontier Post | July 27, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Saudi Arabia’s information and culture minister says hosting and serving of Allah’s guests is a great honour for them. Dr. Awwad bin Saleh Al-Awwad made the remarks during a meeting with a delegation of journalists from Islamic countries in Saudi Arabia. He said his country would never prohibit pilgrims from performing the […]

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Afghan Special Forces kill 4 civilians

By The Frontier Post | July 27, 2018

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: Afghan Special Forces reportedly killed four civilians in an overnight raid in the Chaparhar district of eastern Nangarhar province, residents said Thursday. The Special Forces conducted operation in Miangano village of Sholana area, killing four civilians and a Daesh affiliate, a resident of Chaparhar district who lost a nephew in the operation […]

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$15.5b wasted in Afghanistan over 11 years, says SIGAR

By The Frontier Post | July 27, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: A staggering amount of $15.5 billion has been wasted in Afghanistan over the past 11 years, estimates an American watchdog. In a letter to congressmen, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) said the waste amounted to 29 percent of the spending it audited. According to NBC News, SIGAR began tallying […]

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US commends Qatar for support to Kabul

By The Frontier Post | July 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The United States has commended Qatar for its ongoing support for peace in Afghanistan following this week’s meeting between the Qatari Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defense Affairs Khalid bin Mohamed Al Attiyah and the US’s Department of State South and Central Asian Affairs Senior Bureau Official Alice Wells. […]

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All closed schools reopened in Logar

By The Frontier Post | July 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Around 90 schools closed on Taliban threats in provincial capital and several districts of Logar province were reopened today, officials said Wednesday. Shah Pur Arab, spokesman of Logar education department, told Afghan Islamic Press (AIP) that the schools that had been closed due to Taliban threat two weeks ago were reopened today. […]

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15 gunmen dead in airstrike

By The Frontier Post | July 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Fifteen anti-government gunmen were killed during ground offensive and airstrikes in the Khowakhai district of Logar province, police said Wednesday. The anti-government gunmen had gathered in Sulemankhil, Daryakhil and Gul Muhammadkhil areas of Khowakhai district to conduct attacks when engaged by ground and air forces at approximately 2:00 p.m. (local time), said […]

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Business

WWF-Pakistan to plant 1.4 million trees by August 2019

By The Frontier Post | August 13, 2018

F.P. Report Karachi: Between 2000 and 2010, Pakistan lost an average of approx. 43,000 hectares of forests (equivalent to half the size of Islamabad) every year. With only 2% forest cover remaining, the country’s deforestation rate is the highest in Asia, and is well below the recommended cover of 25%. Therefore, in order to mitigate […]

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Turkey lira touches new lows as market alarm grows

By The Frontier Post | August 11, 2018

ANKARA (Agencies): Turkey’s embattled lira on Friday hit new record lows against the US dollar and euro, losing over six per cent in value as strains with the United States showed no sign of abating and fears grew over the exposure of European banks. The lira was trading at 5.90 to the dollar, a loss […]

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Trade ties with Iran no harm to any other country: China

By The Frontier Post | August 11, 2018

BEIJING (Reuters): China’s business and energy ties with Iran do not harm the interests of any other country, the country’s Foreign Ministry said, after US President Donald Trump said companies doing business with Iran would be barred from the United States. China has already defended its commercial relations with Iran as open and transparent as […]

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US inflation pressures rise in July; Fed on track to lift rates

By The Frontier Post | August 11, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters): US consumer prices rose in July and the underlying trend continued to strengthen, pointing to a steady increase in inflation pressures that keeps the Federal Reserve on track to gradually raise interest rates. The Labor Department said on Friday its Consumer Price Index advanced 0.2 percent, the bulk of which was due to […]

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Trade war threatens reign of luxury stocks

By The Frontier Post | August 11, 2018

LONDON/PARIS (Reuters): An escalating trade war between the United States and China could abruptly end a glittering stock market run for luxury goods firms, with some investors already put off by lofty valuations in a sector powered by shoppers in the two countries. From pricey handbags to designer shoes, booming sales at the European companies […]

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SECP for increasing claim amount for victims

By The Frontier Post | August 11, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan aims to make necessary amendments to the Motor Vehicles Act, 1939, for smooth implementation of the motor third party liability insurance scheme. As per the provisions of the said law, it is mandatory for all the motor vehicle owners to have the motor third party […]

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Sports

South Africa bounces back with Maharaj’s 8-for 116

By The Frontier Post | July 21, 2018

COLOMBO (Agencies): Spinner Keshav Maharaj thanked his lucky stars as well as the pitch on Friday after his record eight-wicket haul helped South Africa fight back on the opening day of the second Test against Sri Lanka. “I think it was written in the stars by God that things worked out this way,” Maharaj said […]

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Pakistan strolls to easy win over Zimbabwe in 4th ODI

By The Frontier Post | July 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk Bulawayo: Pakistan have won the fourth ODI against Zimbabwe by 244 runs after a thoroughly dominating performance in Bulawayo. Chasing a mammoth target of 400 runs, the home side were bowled out for just 155 runs. Shadab Khan was the pick of the Pakistan bowlers as he picked up four wickets and conceded […]

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Fakhar scores Pakistan’s first double ODI century

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk BULAWAYO: The inform Pakistani opener Fakhar Zaman scored a first double century for Pakistan in one-day international cricket, against Zimbabwe in the fourth match of the series. Fakhar became the first Pakistani batsman to score a double century after beating the country’s highest scorer in any ODI, surpassing Saeed Anwar’s 21-year old record […]

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Sri Lanka warns Proteas

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2018

Colombo (Agencies): Rangana Herath warned South Africa Thursday to expect yet more spin in the second Test after the visitors were skittled for their lowest total their lowest total since the Proteas´ readmission to international cricket. Sri Lanka are chasing their first Test series win against the Proteas since 2006 and need just a draw […]

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Hamilton signs two-year contract extension

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2018

HOCKENHEIM (Agencies): Lewis Hamilton finally ended speculation over his future on Thursday as the four-time world champion signed a blockbuster two-year contract extension with Mercedes. Hamilton’s deal is worth a reported Sh5.2 billion (£40 million, $52 million) per year, cementing the British star’s status as Formula One’s highest paid driver and his country’s top earning […]

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‘That’s rubbish’: India says Dhoni not retiring

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2018

London (Agencies): Indian coach dismisses theory that Dhoni’s actions at Leeds were a sign of impending retirement India coach Ravi Shastri says social media speculation that veteran MS Dhoni is about to retire is “rubbish”. Vision of Dhoni asking umpires for the match ball at the end of India’s eight-wicket loss to England was taken […]

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Fashion & Movies

Sunny Leone to perform in Bahrain

By The Frontier Post | January 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW DELHI: Bollywood actress Sunny Leone has announced that she will perform in Bahrain on 27th April. The actress shared the news with her fans on twitter. The former porn star will perform for the first time in Bahrain. Sunny Leone was the former star of adult movies and later she joined Bollywood […]

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Bhansali’s ‘Padmavat’ to clash with ‘PadMan’ on January 25

By The Frontier Post | January 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: The much awaited and controversy hit Padmavat which was earlier titled Padmavati has finally got a release date and it will clash on the box office on January 25 of Akshay Kumar’s Padman. Earlier, Padmavat was earlier scheduled to release on December 1, 2017 and it delayed after the Rajputi community raised objections on […]

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Manisha to play Nargis in upcoming Sanjay Dutt’s biopic

By The Frontier Post | January 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Manisha Koirala will play role of Nargis in the upcoming much awaited Sanjay Dutt’s biopic and the pictures of the films will leave you speechless after seeing resemblance between these two actors. The cast and crew filmed the last scheduled shoot in Cape Town and share a picture with Ranbir Kapoor and […]

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Bollywood star Mallika Sherawat evicted from Paris flat over unpaid rent

By The Frontier Post | January 9, 2018

PARIS (AFP): A French court has ordered that Bollywood actress Mallika Sherawat be evicted from an apartment in a posh part of Paris for failing to keep up with the rent. In a December 14 ruling seen by AFP on Tuesday, the court told Sherawat and her French husband Cyrille Auxenfans to pay 78,787 euros […]

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Priyanka Chopra to produce another Marathi film

By The Frontier Post | January 9, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Bollywood Diva, Priyanka Chopra is all set to produce another Marathi film ‘Fireband’ and it will be directed by Aruna Raje. Priyanka Chopra, who has become a global star over the years is now announced her next Marathi film as a producer and the cast of the film will be Usha Jadhav, […]

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Ayushmann and Sanya start shooting of ‘Badhai Ho’

By The Frontier Post | January 9, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Dangal girl Sanya Malhotra and Ayushman Khurrana start shooting of their upcoming movie ‘Badhai Ho’. Ayushman has had a brilliant year after two back to back hit movies including Bareilly Ki Barfi and Shubh Mangal Saavdhan. Sanya Malhotra, did only one film ‘Dangal’ and she proved her talent with her exceptional performance […]

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