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CJP lambastes Punjab government for ‘not doing any work’

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar expressed anger towards the Punjab government on Friday over the working conditions of the Pakistan Kidney and Liver Institute (PKLI). During hearing of a case regarding PKLI, Justice Nisar remarked that no work was being done while all health-related operations had been halted. “At the […]

SSGC announces to open CNG stations from Saturday

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Providing relief to Karachiites, the Sui Southern Gas Company Limited (SSGCL) has announced to open CNG station from Saturday. Karachiites are suffering a serious transport crisis as majority of personal and public transport vehicles stayed off the roads as the CNG suspension entered fifth day today. After the resumption of CNG sale, […]

Pakistan to hold 8 matches including final of HBL PSL-2019

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR : With two months to go, the PCB announced schedule of HBL PSL 2019 and the last eight matches of 34 to be played in Pakistan with Lahore hosting three and Karachi staging five, including the March 17 final. HBL PSL 2019 is one of PCB’s marquee events and a gateway to […]

SC orders Pervez Khattak to reimburse Rs1.3m spent on govt ads

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan has ordered the Defense Minister Pervez Khattak to refund Rs1.3 million, which he spends on government advertisements carrying his photograph during 2013-18 as a chief minister of Khyber Pakhtukhwa. Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar, headed a Supreme Court bench and it heard suo motu case […]

NAB starts inquiry against PML-N’s Rana Sana Ullah

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Friday has initiated probe against senior leader of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Rana Sana Ullah in a case pertaining tampering with map of Faisalabad Underpass with the aim to benefit some of their own people. According to reports, PML-N leader Rana Sana Ullah as provincial minister got […]

PML-N President permitted to meet family in Saturday

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Opposition leader in National Assembly,  Shehbaz Sharif was allowed by jail officials to meet his family on Saturday. The prison officials has taken the decision on the request of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader’s family, jail officials allowed the meeting to be scheduled tomorrow afternoon at the Minister’s enclave sub-jail. Earlier, the […]

Global

Trump accuses Facebook, Twitter, Google of Democrat bias

By The Frontier Post | December 18, 2018

WASHINGTON (AFP): US President Donald Trump took a swipe on Tuesday at America´s tech giants, accusing them of having a liberal bias, and claiming Twitter was making it more difficult to follow his account. “Facebook, Twitter and Google are so biased toward the Dems it is ridiculous!” Trump tweeted. “Twitter, in fact, has made it […]

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Yemen gov’t, Houthis trade blame for ceasefire breaches

By The Frontier Post | December 18, 2018

SANAA/MAARIB (AA): Yemen’s Aden-based government has accused Houthi rebels of violating a ceasefire that came into force late Monday night in the western Al-Hudaydah province. Government spokesman Mamoun al-Mehmaji told Anadolu Agency on Tuesday that the Houthis had attacked government troop concentrations — with machine-guns and artillery — in Al-Hudaydah’s regional capital. “If the Houthis […]

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China’s Xi pledges ‘unswerving’ reforms, but on own terms

By The Frontier Post | December 18, 2018

BEIJING (Reuters): Chinese President Xi Jinping called on Tuesday for the unswerving implementation of reforms on Beijing’s terms, saying no one could boss it around, but offered no new measures in a speech marking 40 years of market liberalization. In remarks lasting nearly an hour-and-a-half, Xi called for support for the state economy and development […]

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Cypriot leader meets UN envoy on Cyprus talks

By The Frontier Post | December 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk LEFKOSA: Turkish Cypriot President Mustafa Akinci held on Monday a “detailed and fruitful”meeting with the UN special envoy on Cyprus talks. The meeting between Akinci and Jane Holl Lute at the presidential place in Lefkosa, — which was closed to press — lasted for around two hours. Speaking after the meeting, Turkish Cypriot […]

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Jordan: Israel settlements undermine peace prospects

By The Frontier Post | December 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk AMMAN: Continued Israeli settlement construction in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem are harming the chances of reaching a peace settlement, Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman al-Safadi said Monday. Al-Safadi condemned the Israeli government’s recent decision to approve thousands of new West Bank settlement units — a move, he warned, that would likely […]

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UK parliament to vote on Brexit deal in January

By The Frontier Post | December 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: The withdrawal agreement reached with the EU will see a “meaningful vote” in Britain’s parliament in the week commencing Jan. 14, British Prime Minister Theresa May confirmed Monday. Briefing MPs on last week’s European council summit, May said another Brexit referendum would “break faith with the British people.” A second referendum would […]

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Pakistan

Police clueless about murderer of Abbottabad’s 3-year-old girl

By The Frontier Post | January 6, 2019

F.P. Report ABBOTTABAD: After the passage of more than 10 days, the Abbottabad police are still clueless about the rapist and murderer of three-year-old Faryal.   District police officer Abbas Majeed Marwat said blood samples of over 270 suspected people had been sent to a forensic lab in Lahore for DNA test but they didn’t […]

Govt decides to end ferry service on River Indus

By The Frontier Post | January 6, 2019

F.P. Report KALABAGH: The government of Punjab has decided to end ferry service on River Indus on Sunday. The employees connected with the ferry service have received notices about dismissal from their jobs. The project titled ‘Inland Transportation’ by the Inland Water Transport Development Company (IWTDC) was initiated during the tenure of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) […]

Fazl meets Zardari again to bring PPP, PML-N leadership closer

By The Frontier Post | January 6, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl chief Moulana Fazlur Rehman on Saturday met former president and Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari for the second time in 24 hours. Talking to media in Lahore on Saturday, he said that opposition has no other options except grand opposition. The JUI-F chief said that he conveyed […]

Govt not to compromise on accountability: Fawad Chaudhry

By The Frontier Post | January 5, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: Federal Minister for Information Fawad Chaudhry on Saturday said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government would not compromise on the ongoing accountability process in the country. Addressing a ceremony in Lahore, Fawad Chaudhry said that the masses gave them mandate to hold all the corrupt accountable and added that the government would not […]

CDA operation on PPP leader’s lawn is ‘political oppression’, claims Bilawal

By The Frontier Post | January 5, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) on Saturday demolished the lawn of PPP Secretary General Nayyar Bukhari’s house, claiming that it was built on encroached land that belonged to the Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU). The move was strongly condemned by PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari, who described the operation on Bukhari’s residence as “a tool […]

Amir Khan appears before JIT of Ali Raza Abidi murder case

By The Frontier Post | January 5, 2019

F.P. Report KARACHI: Senior leader of Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) Amir Khan on Saturday appeared before the Joint Interrogation Team (JIT) probing the murder of former member National Assembly Ali Raza Abidi murder case. He was summoned by the JIT at the South Zone Investigation Office here today, to record his statement in the high […]

Afghanistan

Govt ‘lost’ 70bn AFs in aid in last fiscal year

By The Frontier Post | November 25, 2018

KABUL (TOLONews): Officials from the Supreme Audit Office (SAO) said Saturday that in the last fiscal year the National Unity Government (NUG) lost 70 billion AFs in aid as it failed to fulfill a number of World Bank indicators and implement some development projects in the country. SAO delivered its report on Saturday on the […]

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Commander Alipur arrested in Kabul city

By The Frontier Post | November 25, 2018

KABUL (KHAMMA PRESS): The Afghan security forces have arrested Commander Alipur alisa commander Shamsher who is accused of leading a group of irresponsible armed individuals. Commander Alipur has reportedly been arrested by the Afghan intelligence forces from the vicinity of the 13th police district of the city. Eyewitnesses are saying that Commander Alipur was detained […]

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Afghan Special Forces clash with Taliban militants in Faryab province

By The Frontier Post | November 25, 2018

KABUL (KHAMMA PRESS): The Afghan Special Forces clashed with the Taliban militants in northern Faryab province of Afghanistan with the Afghan military claiming at least 11 militants were killed or wounded during the clash. The 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan Military in the North in a statement said the clash broke out in the […]

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Ghani condemns assassination of Kabul Ulema Council chief

By The Frontier Post | November 25, 2018

KABUL (KHAMMA PRESS): President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani condemned the assassination of the Ulema Council chief of Kabul Mawlavi Abdul Basir Haqqani. The Office of the President, ARG Palace, in a statement said “President Ghani strongly condemns the terrorist attack that resulted in the martyrdom of Kabul Ulema Council chief Mawlavi Abdul Basir Haqqani.” President Ghani […]

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General Miller Visits Afghan Forces in Farah

By The Frontier Post | November 25, 2018

FARAH (Web Desk): Gen. Austin Scott Miller, the commander of Resolute Support mission and U.S. forces in Afghanistan, visited Farah province late on Saturday. During his visit with local security leaders, Gen. Miller has reiterated that NATO troops will support Afghan security forces against the insurgents in the province. The U.S. General has appreciated the […]

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Two killed after helicopter makes emergency landing in Kandahar

By The Frontier Post | November 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk KANDAHAR: Afghan Ministry of Defense (MoD) has said on Saturday that at least two people were killed and two others were injured after a helicopter made an emergency landing in Kandahar. MoD spokesman, Jawed Ghafoor has confirmed that the two people were killed and two others were injured when an Afghan Air Force […]

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Business

Ford CEO open to investors in autonomous vehicles but cautious on VW

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

MIAMI (Reuters): Ford Motor Co (F.N) Chief Executive Jim Hackett told Reuters the automaker is open to investment by automakers and others in its autonomous vehicle business, but cautioned that expanding partnerships with German automaker Volkswagen AG (VOWG_p.DE) (VOWG.DE) is a “delicate dance.” Volkswagen’s supervisory board is scheduled to meet on Thursday to review a […]

Uber posts $1b loss in quarter as growth in bookings slows

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters): Uber Technologies Inc said that growth in bookings for its ride-hailing and delivery services rose 6 percent in the latest quarter, the third quarter in a row that growth has remained in the single digits after double-digit growth for all of last year. The San Francisco-based firm lost $1.07 billion for the […]

EU: Passenger car demand grows 1.6% in Jan-Oct

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISTANBUL: The European Union passenger vehicles demand in January-October grew by 1.6 percent year-on-year, the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) announced on Thursday. The ACEA said new passenger car registrations totalled more than 13 million during the first 10 months of 2018. “Looking at the five biggest car markets, Spain (10.0 percent) saw […]

Turkey’s ranking improves in World Energy Trilemma 2018

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA (AA): Turkey climbed six places to rank 44 in the World Energy Trilemma Index 2018, which the World Energy Council (WEC) administrated, WEC Turkish National Committee announced Wednesday. The index ranked 125 countries’ energy performance based on global and national data on three factors – Energy Security, Energy Equity, and Environmental Sustainability. […]

BMP nominates Alauddin as FPCCI presidential candidate

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The Businessmen Panel (BMP) for FPCCI on Thursday nominated former Caretaker Chief Minister Balochistan Alauddin Marri as Presidential Candidate for the upcoming polls of the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) which will be held on December 28th at Karachi. This announcement was made by Chairman BMP, Mian Anjum […]

Success of Olivia Intense and Brand activity in Dolman Mall Clifton

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Olivia Cosmetics is Pakistan’s frontline cosmetics company and ruling the hearts and minds of public since past 35 years. Every product of Olivia, whether it is for face or hair, has received overwhelming response from public. The response received by Olivia Intense Premium Hair Color is a clear proof in this regard. […]

Sports

‘Without funds, World cup participation is in danger’ says Hassan Sardar

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2018

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: Pakistan hockey team manager and head coach, Hasan Sardar said that Pakistan’s participation in the upcoming Men’s Hockey World cup is in danger due to lack of funds. Sardar while talking to the media on Friday said that the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) is going through a serious financial crisis which will […]

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Biles wins fourth all-around World Gymnastics Championships title

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2018

LONDON (Agencies): Simone Biles made history by becoming the first woman to win four all-around titles at the World Championships. Biles had not competed internationally since the 2016 Olympics, while she revealed in January she had been sexually abused by a former Team USA sports doctor. In addition, the 21-year-old American was admitted to hospital […]

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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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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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