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Top court constitutes JIT to probe 1985 Pakpattan shrine land case

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan has formed a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) to investigate the case related to the transfer of land of the Pakpattan shrine in 1985, hereon Thursday. Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar headed a three-judge bench and it heard the suo motu case pertaining to the […]

Apex court orders Aleema Khan to deposit Rs29.5 million in foreign assets case

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has ordered Prime Minister Imran Khan’s sister Aleema Khan to deposit Rs 29.5 million in taxes and fine. This he ordered while hearing a suo motu case on foreign properties owned by Pakistani nationals, CJP headed a three member bench on Thursday. During the […]

PML-N’s Saad Rafique presented before SC in Railway losses case

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Former Railways minister and senior leader of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Khawaja Saad Rafique was presented before the Supreme Court in the Railway losses case on Thursday. A bench of the apex court, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar, heard a suo motu case pertaining to the losses incurred […]

PM forms committee for inquiry against SSGCL, SNGPL MDs over gas shortfall

By The Frontier Post | December 12, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday ordered constitution of a fact-finding committee for an inquiry against managing directors (MDs) of Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) and Sui Southern Gas Company Limited (SSGCL) over prevailing gas shortfall in the country. The SSGCL announced late Tuesday it was discontinuing gas supply to CNG […]

No need to lecture us on religious freedom, FO tells US officials

By The Frontier Post | December 12, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office on Wednesday summoned senior US officials and lodged a strong after Washington added Pakistan to its blacklist of countries violating religious freedom. According to diplomatic sources, while recording strong protest and handed over documents to the US officials. The documents stated that all minorities have religious freedom in Pakistan under […]

Govt, opposition trade barbs over Saad’s arrest, NAB during NA session

By The Frontier Post | December 12, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The government and opposition traded barbs over the arrest of Khawaja Saad Rafique and the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) during a heated National Assembly session on Wednesday. Speaking on the floor, former prime minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) MNA Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said party members are ready if NAB is going […]

Global

Shutdown continues across Indian occupied Kashmir against Pulwama killings

By The Frontier Post | December 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk                         SRINAGAR: The occupied Indian authorities have imposed curfew like restrictions across Srinagar and adjoining areas on Monday (today) to prevent a march towards the occupied army headquarters in Badami Bagh, Srinagar. Earlier on Saturday, the Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik has called for the […]

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North Korea condemns US sanctions, warns denuclearization at risk

By The Frontier Post | December 17, 2018

SOUL (Reuters): North Korea on Sunday condemned the U.S. administration for stepping up sanctions and pressure on the nuclear-armed country, warning of are turn to “exchanges of fire” and that disarming Pyongyang could be blocked forever. The North’s stinging response came after the United States said on Monday it had introduced sanctions on three North […]

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Iran confirms death of blogger held on security charges

By The Frontier Post | December 17, 2018

TEHRAN (Reuters): Iranian authorities have confirmed the death of a social media activist jailed on security charges, the semi-official ISNA news agency reported on Sunday, after Western rights groups said he had died following a 60-day hunger strike in prison. “The political prisoner Vahid Sayyadi Nasiri, on hunger strike since October 13, 2018 to protest […]

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Japan explosion: 20 reported injured in Sapporo restaurant blast

By The Frontier Post | December 17, 2018

TOKYO (BBC): A huge explosion and fire has hit a restaurant in the northern Japanese city of Sapporo. Initial reports on Japanese media suggested at least 20 people were injured, with many rushed to hospital in ambulances. The cause of the explosion in the Toyohira district is not yet known. Images on social media initially […]

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Yemen rivals fight in Hudaydah despite ceasefire

By The Frontier Post | December 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk ADEN: Clashes erupted between government forces and Houthi rebels in Yemen’s coastal city of Al-Hudaydah on Sunday despite a UN-brokered ceasefire,according to a military source and local residents. “Fierce fighting erupted between the two rivals south of the city,” the military source said on condition of anonymity due to restrictions on speaking to […]

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‘Qatar has no plans to leave GCC amid diplomatic row’

By The Frontier Post | December 17, 2018

DOHA (Sputnik): Qatar does not plan to withdraw from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), which includes six Arab monarchies, despite a conflict with its neighbours, Qatari Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al Thani told Sputnik on Sunday. “No, not going,” said Al Thani, answering the relevant question. Earlier in December, Qatar announced that […]

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Pakistan

Govt, opposition establish backdoor contacts to resolve issues of PACs chairmanships

By The Frontier Post | January 4, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The government and the opposition have established backdoor contacts to resolve the issues pertaining to the chairs of the Public Accounts Committees (PACs) amicably and evenly. Sources said that after the government decided to give chairmanship of the PAC–I to Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif, the opposition […]

Governor is bound to work with province’s CM, cabinet under constitution: Murad

By The Frontier Post | January 4, 2019

F.P. Report KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Friday said that he respects the position of Sindh governor but the constitution determines the boundaries of the federation and province. Talking to media in Karachi on Friday, he said that nothing except hens and eggs has been done in the first 100 days […]

Pak Army inducts A-100 rocket in Multiple Launch Rocket System

By The Frontier Post | January 4, 2019

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Army on Friday inducted A-100 rocket in Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) of its Corps of Artillery. Media wing of the armed forces, the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said A-100 rocket had been indigenously developed by Pakistani scientists and engineers. “With over 100 kilometers range the Rocket is a highly […]

NEPRA seeks report from NTDC over unannounced power outages

By The Frontier Post | January 4, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) on Friday has summoned report from National Transmission and Dispatch Company (NTDC) over countrywide unannounced power outages. According to NEPRA’s spokesperson, the NTDC has been asked to submit a detailed report over unscheduled load shedding in the country that has irked the masses. “People of the […]

Four pseudo policemen arrested in Karachi

By The Frontier Post | January 4, 2019

F.P. Report KARACHI: Police on Friday have arrested four pseudo policemen, who were involved in looting people visiting city’s sea side. According to Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Clifton Suhai Aziz, the police party deployed at Seaview check post held four persons who presented themselves as policemen. “The arrested including two volunteers of Police were […]

National economy being developed to become self-reliant: president

By The Frontier Post | January 4, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi has stressed the need for ensuring peace, transparency and independent judiciary to achieve political stability. He also called for making the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) more independent to dispel impression of victimisation. “The Joint Investigation Team (JIT) report has just gathered information about the fake accounts and those […]

Afghanistan

CEO: Implementation of economic reform agenda govt top priority

By The Frontier Post | November 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah has said the economic reform agenda which placed a special focus on private sector development, improving the business environment and expanding trade, especially exports remained the Unity Government top priority since 2014. Addressing the Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Conference in Paris, France, the CEO […]

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NATO commander discussed Ghazni security with provincial officials

By The Frontier Post | November 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The commander of the NATO-led Resolute Support Mission Gen. Scott Miller met with the governor of southeastern Ghazni province and security officials of the province to hold talks regarding the security of the province. According to the provincial government office, Governor Wahidullah Kalimzai shared information regarding the current security situation of Ghazni […]

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Ghani talks about circles involved in blast

By The Frontier Post | November 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has said the recent bombing in Kabul has been carried out by the circles which for the first time conducted suicide attack and explosion in Afghanistan. In his speech during a visit to Emergency Hospital in Kabul late on Wednesday evening, President Ghani said such a ruthless and […]

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Commandos launch raids against Taliban hideouts

By The Frontier Post | November 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Special Forces of the Afghan Military have launched coordinated raids against the hideouts of the Taliban militants in Dasht Archi district of Kunduz province. The 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan Military in the North said the operations are being conducted in the district and so far at least 13 militants […]

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Interim govt idea an attempt to destroy forces

By The Frontier Post | November 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Presidential Palace said the rumored suggestion of an interim government in Afghanistan was an attempt to do away with the Afghan security forces. Dr. Fazl Mohammad Fazli, an advisor to President Ashraf Ghani, on Tuesday wrote on his Facebook page that the idea of a provisional government was being rumored on […]

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Ghani asks Taliban to stop suicide bombings

By The Frontier Post | November 22, 2018

KABUL (TOLONews): President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday called on the Taliban to stop carrying out suicide attacks and explosions. The president said that government has made every effort for a sustainable and acceptable system based on the will of the people of Afghanistan. The only way to find a settlement to the conflict in Afghanistan […]

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Business

Central banks should consider issuing digital money: Lagarde

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

SINGAPORE (BBC): International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde said central banks around the world should consider issuing digital currency. Speaking in Singapore, Ms Lagarde said this could make digital currency transactions safer. Non-cash payments have increased over the years, raising challenges for governments and central banks. Regulators have voiced concerns with digital currencies and called […]

Siemens rail deal on track for 2019: Alstom

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

PARIS (Reuters): France’s Alstom (ALSO.PA) voiced confidence it would finalize a merger with Siemens’ railway business by the middle of next year despite an investigation by European authorities as it reported a big rise in first half profit. Germany’s Siemens (SIEGn.DE) and Alstom, the maker of the TGV high speed train, agreed last year to […]

Asian stocks plunge on trade fears

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

TOKYO (CNBC): Stocks in Asia were mostly lower on Wednesday as oil prices slipped further into negative territory. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index was lower by 0.74 percent in late-afternoon trade. The mainland China markets, which have been closely watched by investors because of the ongoing U.S.-China trade war, saw losses with the Shanghai composite […]

Japanese automaker to reveal its Toyota 2020 Corolla this week

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk TOKYO: The 2020 Toyota Corolla is set for reveal at an event on Thursday evening. The Japanese automaker has been gradually whetting the appetite of car enthusiasts, first with a teaser video out of China, and now with a new photo of the front end. The teaser video for the 2020 Toyota Corolla […]

NEPRA increases electricity price

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) on Wednesday allowed an increase of 41 paisa per unit in electricity tariff. According to detail, NEPRA has viewed that electricity price has been increased in the capacity of annual fuel price adjustment. National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) has heard the application of central […]

Addison Lee loses appeal on worker rights

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): A claim that Addison Lee’s drivers are employees, not self-employed contractors, has been upheld in a major blow to the taxi company. The Employment Appeal Tribunal ruling confirms that drivers should be paid the minimum wage and holiday pay. The judgement could affect thousands of Addison Lee drivers and follows similar rulings […]

Sports

South Africa pledge not to taunt Australia over tampering

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2018

PERTH (Agencies): South Africa promised not to wind up Australia over ball-tampering Sunday when they meet for the first time since this year’s ill-fated Test series, when a cheating scandal plunged Australian cricket into disgrace. The three-game, one-day series is a chance for Australia to move on from a miserable eight months, which began with […]

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Wayne Rooney misses penalty as DC United lose in MLS play-offs

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2018

Washington (Agencies): Wayne Rooney missed a penalty in a shootout as DC United were knocked out of the MLS play-offs in the first round by Columbus Crew. The former England captain, 33, took the first penalty after the match had finished 2-2 following extra time, but his shot was saved by Zack Steffen. Luciano Acosta […]

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Nabi signs up with Melbourne Renegades

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2018

KABUL (Agencies): Afghanistan allrounder Mohammad Nabi has signed with the Melbourne Renegades again for the upcoming Big Bash League season. The 33-year old was a revelation for the Renegades in the seventh season. Of all players who bowled 20 overs or more in the tournament, his economy rate of 5.76 was only bettered by his […]

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Ahmed Shehzad’s ban extended by six weeks after violation

By The Frontier Post | November 2, 2018

LAHORE (Monitoring Desk): The PCB has extended Ahmed Shehzad’s ban by six weeks after the batsman was found guilty of breaching the ruling on his four-month suspension. His original ban was supposed to end on November 10, but will now run until December 22, forcing him to miss the entirety of the ongoing Quaid-e-Azam Trophy. […]

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Butt lashes out at Sethi for non-selection in PSL

By The Frontier Post | November 2, 2018

KARACHI (Monitoring Desk): Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt has lashed out at the former Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Najam Sethi for his unfair treatment. Butt — who made his return to professional cricket after serving a five-year ban for his role in the infamous spot-fixing scandal which rocked the cricketing world in 2010 — […]

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Jadeja spins India to series-clinching win against West Indies

By The Frontier Post | November 2, 2018

MUMBAI (Agencies): Left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja led India’s brilliant bowling performance in a lopsided nine-wicket win against West Indies to wrap up a 3-1 series victory in the final one-day international. Jadeja, who turns 30 next month, picked up 4-34 as the West Indies batting line-up capitulated for 104 inside 32 overs after captain Jason […]

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Fashion & Movies

Boney Kapoor and daughters receives Sridevi’s National Award

By The Frontier Post | May 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Just a few days ago, winners of the 65th National Awards were announced in New Delhi. Amongst other winners, late Sridevi was announced Best Actor (Female) for MOM. Since the prestigious awards ceremony is taking place in New Delhi today, filmmaker Boney Kapoor along with daughters Janhvi and Khushi Kapoor was present to accept wife […]

Thomas Markle advises Prince Harry not to marry his sister Meghan Markle

By The Frontier Post | May 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: With the royal wedding a mere couple of weeks away, the preparations are almost done. The invites have been sent and the flowers have been ordered and all that is left now is for the bride to walk down the aisle. Before Meghan Markle can say “I do”, she has a long […]

Kangana to work in a promotional song for ‘Manikarnika’

By The Frontier Post | May 3, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Kangana Ranaut is finally back in the bay post her U.S. holiday. The actress already has work schedules all planned and from what it looks like – it’s going to be quite hectic for her. Kangana will soon begin work on promotions of her next – Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi. It’s said […]

Anushka Sharma thanks Big B for wishing her on birthday  

By The Frontier Post | May 3, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Amitabh Bachchan is very particular and disciplined, be it being on a movie set or wishing near and dear ones on their birthdays and anniversaries. Yesterday was Anushka Sharma’s birthday and Big B send birthday wishes through SMS. But he didn’t get a reply for her. Then he took his Twitter handle […]

Priyanka Chopra rejects speculations of secret marriage

By The Frontier Post | May 3, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Bollywood actor Priyanka Chopra has quashed claims that she has secretly tied the knot. Rumours were rife that the Quantico star had secretly tied the knot after she posted a picture on social media from a weekend trip to Assam. In the picture, the actor was seen wearing a bracelet which many […]

Bipasha Basu likely to return to the big screen

By The Frontier Post | May 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Bipasha Basu made her debut in 2002 with Raaz and took everyone by a sexy storm. The bong beauty went on to work in various films that only proved that there ain’t nobody hotter than this lady. She was last seen in a horror film, Alone opposite husband Karan Singh Grover, after […]

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