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PTI demands dismissal of Governor Punjab Rafique Rajwana

By The Frontier Post | June 29, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Babar Awan on Friday penned a letter to Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) demanding the dismissal of Governor Punjab Rafique Rajwana. The letter says that Election Commission of Pakistan is responsible to held independent, neutral and transparent elections under the constitution. Governor Punjab and his family has strong links […]

MQM, PTI contenders confronted by fury voters in Karachi

By The Frontier Post | June 29, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Candidates of the Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui-led Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan (MQM-P) and Imran Khan-led Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf were confronted by angered voters here on Friday. The first incident occurred when people surrounded leader of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM-P) Dr Farooq Sattar outside a mosque in New Memon Bolton market where he had […]

Punjab Power company case: NAB summons PML-N president Shahbaz Sharif on July 5

By The Frontier Post | June 29, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: President Pakistan Muslsim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and former Chief Minister of Punjab, Shahbaz Sharif was summoned by National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Friday in Punjab Power Company case on July 5. NAB has directed Shahbaz to bring all the record of the company while appearing on July 5. Similarly, Shahbaz Sharif will also […]

Contempt case: Ahsan Iqbal submits unconditional apology before LHC

By The Frontier Post | June 29, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and former interior minister Ahsan Iqbal has submitted an unconditional apology in Lahore High Court (LHC) in contempt of court case on Friday. During the hearing of the case, Justice Mazahir Ali Akbar Naqvi remarked that written reply does not bear those apology words which should have been […]

Election 2018: Last day to withdraw nomination papers today

By The Frontier Post | June 29, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan has said that candidates unwilling to contest the General Election 2018 can withdraw their nomination papers till Friday evening. On Thursday, ECP issued revised list of candidates after election tribunals wrapped up verdicts on appeals against objections to the decisions of returning officers on June 27. ECP will […]

Contempt case: PML-N’s former MNA, three others found guilty

By The Frontier Post | June 29, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Former MNA of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Sheikh Waseem along with three others on Friday, were found guilty in a contempt of court case. Justice Mazhar Ali Akbar Naqvi chaired a three-member bench of the Lahore High Court (LHC), and he also announced the verdict that had been earlier reserved. All the […]

Global

Cambodia scorns US curbs against senior mly officer

By The Frontier Post | June 14, 2018

PHNOM PENH (AP): Cambodian authorities reacted with scorn Wednesday to an announcement by the United States that it has blacklisted an important senior army officer over human rights abuses, blocking his access to any assets in the US. The Treasury Department announced sanctions Tuesday against Gen. Hing Bun Hieng, commander of Cambodia’s Prime Minister Bodyguard […]

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13 dead as boat capsizes off Sulawesi

By The Frontier Post | June 14, 2018

MAKASSAR (AFP): At least 13 people died when a passenger boat overloaded with holidaymakers celebrating Eid capsized off the Indonesian island of Sulawesi on Wednesday, officials said. Twenty-four surviving passengers were admitted to hospital but dozens are believed still missing, said local disaster agency head Amiruddin, who like many Indonesians goes by one name. The […]

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Trump declares North Korean nuclear threat over

By The Frontier Post | June 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON:  President Donald Trump claimed Wednesday that North Korea is “no longer a Nuclear Threat” after agreeing to a broad-stroke accord with the country’s leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore. Critics have indicated Trump sacrificed too much in order to obtain the rough outline for future efforts to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula, but Trump […]

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Saudi-led forces begin assault to take vital Yemen port

By The Frontier Post | June 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk SANAA: The Saudi-led coalition forces on Wednesday launched a major military operation to recapture Yemeni port of Al-Hudaydah from Shia Houthi rebels. “The operation to recapture Al-Hudaydah city and port has begun,” Yemeni military spokesman Abdullah al-Shuabi told Anadolu Agency. Sounds of explosions and bombing were heard in the southern outskirts of the […]

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May faces challenge over ‘meaningful vote’

By The Frontier Post | June 13, 2018

LONDON (Reuters): British Prime Minister Theresa May faces a showdown on Tuesday with lawmakers who want power to force her government to go back to the negotiating table if they reject a Brexit deal, testing her plans for leaving the European Union. Officials from May’s Conservative Party have been lobbying lawmakers to reject amendments handed […]

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11 people killed in boat collision

By The Frontier Post | June 13, 2018

MOSCOW (AP): Emergency officials say 11 people have been killed when two boats collided near a Russian city that is hosting the World Cup. The accident occurred late Monday on the Volga River several hundred meters (yards) off the shoreline of the city of Volgograd in southern Russia. According to a statement from regional emergency […]

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Pakistan

CJCSC visits Operational Air Base of PAF

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2018

F.P Report ISLAMABAD: General Zubair Mahmood Hayat, Chairman Joint Chief of Staff Committee visited PAF Base Bholari. On his arrival, he was received by Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force. The CJCSC visited various facilities of the newly established Base. He interacted with the air and ground […]

Illegal loan waivers: SC re-orders to pay off 75 % within 10 days

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2018

F.P Report ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court Thursday re-ordered to 222 illegal loans waivers to pay back 75 percent of the principal amount of written-off loans, within ten days. A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar heard the suo moto case pertaining to illegal waivers of bank loans worth of Rs 54 billions by […]

Independence Day to be celebrated with national zeal, fervor: Ali

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information, Broadcasting, National History and Literary Heritage Syed Ali Zafar Thursday said Independence Day would be commemorated with national zeal, fervor and in a befitting manner. He said this while chairing a Meeting of Organizing Committee regarding Flag Hoisting Ceremony on August 14. The minister said the Day not […]

Preparations afoot to celebrate Independence Day

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Jashan-e-Azadi preparations have been started here as the nation will celebrate its 72th Independence Day with great enthusiasm and national fervor on Aug 14 (Tuesday). The Independence Day will be celebrated on August 14 with a pledge to work with zeal for a strong and prosperous Pakistan. Nowadays the people, especially the […]

Muqam appears before NAB probe team

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa President Ameer Muqam on Thursday appeared before National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on third summon for a probe pertaining to ownership of assets beyond known sources of income. During the hearing the authorities handed him a questionnaire and inquired about his assets. An inquiry was initiated against him […]

MMA MPs to sit on Opp benches in assemblies

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2018

F.P. Report TIMERGARA: The Mutahida Majlas-e-Amal Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chief Maulana Gul Naseeb Khan on Thursday made it clear his members would sit on opposition benches at the center and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa if the agenda of grand opposition was failed. Addressing a meeting of his party office bearers at Chakdara Maulana Gul Naseeb said the MMA […]

Afghanistan

35 Afghan forces killed in overnight Farah raids

By The Frontier Post | May 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk FARAH: At least 35 security forces have been killed as a result of attacks on their posts by Taliban insurgents in northwestern Farah province last night, sources said on Friday. A number of other security forces, including the public order police, were wounded in the near simultaneous attacks in Dorahi area of Bala […]

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Ghani met with Gen. Votel

By The Frontier Post | May 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Thursday met with the Commander of the US Central Command General Joseph Votel in ARG Presidential Palace. The Office of the President, ARG Palace, said the meeting was organized on late Thursday in Gul Khana Palace. According to ARG Palace, the two sides discussed the US strategy […]

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Fair elections to make democracy a success

By The Frontier Post | May 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: President Ashraf Ghani has urged all the Afghans to join hands for ensuring transparent and fair elections in order to make democracy in Afghanistan a success. The president was talking to relatives of those killed in a terrorist attack on a mosque in Yaqubi district on people registering to vote. The president […]

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5 Taliban killed, 7 injured

By The Frontier Post | May 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: Five Taliban militants have been killed and seven others wounded during 24 hours of an ongoing clearing operation in Batikot district of eastern Nangarhar province, the governor’s spokesman said Friday. Attaullah Khogyani said the joint offensive involved personnel from the national army, police, intelligence and uprising forces. He said some landmines were […]

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Protest as 77 polling stations closed in Paktika

By The Frontier Post | May 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk SHARANA: A number of protesting people on Friday closed the gate of the Independent Election Commission office in southeastern Pakitka province in protest against what they said closure of 77 polling stations in nine districts due to high security threats. Residents of nine districts took part in the protest demonstration in Sharana, the […]

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Clerics say peace only solution of Afghan conflict

By The Frontier Post | May 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Terming peace as the only solution to the Afghan conflict, the clerics of Afghanistan, Pakistan and Indonesia said at the end of a conference on Friday that the religious scholars would support the strategy of President Ashraf Ghani for the restoration of peace. The clerics asked the warring sides of the Afghan […]

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Business

Global airlines issue warning over trade tensions

By The Frontier Post | June 4, 2018

SYDNEY (Reuters): Growing tension over international trade could damage the airline industry and the world economy, global airlines and aviation executives warned on Sunday. The US government has renewed tariff threats against China and imposed duties on steel and aluminum on US allies Canada, Mexico and the European Union. “Any measures that reduce trade and […]

Meat exports hit by stuck-up payments

By The Frontier Post | June 4, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Sunday said meat exports from Pakistan are going down for some years due to multiple reasons which should be noticed. Meat exports grew by 27 percent from 2003 to 2015 after which it fell because of many reasons including non-payment by importers leaving many Pakistani exporters […]

G7 asks Mnuchin to convey ‘concern and disappointment’ on tariffs

By The Frontier Post | June 3, 2018

Monitoring Desk WHISTLER: Finance leaders of the closest US allies vented anger over the Trump administration’s metal import tariffs but ended a three-day meeting in Canada on Saturday with no solutions, setting the stage for a heated fight at a G7 summit next week in Quebec. US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin failed to soothe the […]

Jordanians in third night of tax rise protests

By The Frontier Post | June 3, 2018

Monitoring Desk JORDAN: Protests in Jordan against tax rises and austerity measures – the biggest demonstrations in years – continued for a third consecutive night. Police fired tear gas and blocked roads in the capital Amman to stop protesters getting close to the cabinet office. The protesters say a new tax bill backed by the […]

China warns US sanctions will void trade talks

By The Frontier Post | June 3, 2018

Monitoring Desk BEJING: China has warned that all trade talks between Beijing and Washington will be void if the US sets up trade sanctions. After talks between Vice Premier Liu He and US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, China said it was ready to boost imports from many countries. Mr Ross’s China visit comes days after […]

Private lunch with Warren Buffett auctioned off

By The Frontier Post | June 2, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters): An anonymous bidder offered more than $3.3 million on Friday for a private lunch with Warren Buffett, an amount just short of the record paid in 2016 and 2012 for the chance to pick the brain of the renowned investor and philanthropist. An online auction that raises money for the Glide Foundation’s work […]

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Sports

Pakistan’s final warm-up match against Leicestershire end to draw

By The Frontier Post | May 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: Leicestershire middle-order batsman Ateeq Javid’s half-century took the home side for a draw on the second day of the two-day warm-up test match against Pakistan at Grace Road on Saturday. Javid opted to retire out on 54 runs off 144 balls. The home side scored 226/6 in 75 overs. For the visiting […]

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Simona Halep beats Maria Sharapova to reach final

By The Frontier Post | May 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk ROME: Simona Halep profited from a miserable day on serve for Maria Sharapova to reach the Italian Open final with a 4-6, 6-1, 6-4 defeat of the five-time Grand Slam winner on Saturday. The Romanian world number one will bid for the title on Sunday against Elina Svitolina in a repeat of last […]

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Chelsea edge Manchester United in Cup final with Hazard penalty

By The Frontier Post | May 19, 2018

LONDON (Reuters): Eden Hazard’s first-half penalty proved decisive as Chelsea salvaged their season by beating Manchester United 1-0 in the FA Cup final in what is widely-expected to be manager Antonio Conte’s swansong on Saturday. The Belgian’s searing pace earned the spot-kick in the 21st minute after forcing Phil Jones into a desperate lunging tackle […]

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Focus set on improving batting, says Babar Azam

By The Frontier Post | May 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: Pakistan middle-order batsman Babar Azam has proffered information about how the team is preparing for the two-Test series against England, which commences from May 24. Azam, in an interview, revealed that Pakistan are paying special attention to improving their batting by spending a lot of time in the nets. Sarfraz Ahmed and […]

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Azhar Mahmood delves into Mohammad Amir’s swing issues

By The Frontier Post | May 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: Pakistan cricket bowling coach Azhar Mahmood revealed about the technical issues being faced by fast bowler Mohammad Amir, which has hindered the swinging ability of the bowler. Speaking to former Pakistan captain turned commentator Ramiz Raja, the former all-rounder was of the view that Amir has been bowling backward. He added that […]

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Nadal beats Djokovic to reach Italian Open final

By The Frontier Post | May 19, 2018

ROME (Agencies): Rafael Nadal edged closer to reclaiming the world number one spot and the Internazionali d’Italia title with a thrilling 7-6 (7-4) 6-3 semi-final defeat of Novak Djokovic. Djokovic has found form on the red dirt this week, reaching a first ATP Tour semi-final of 2018, but Nadal – who lost his top-ranked status […]

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Fashion & Movies

‘Baaghi’ trailer is out and it’s not short of promising

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2017

KARACHI (Web Desk): Trailer for Saba Qamar starrer television series based on slain Qandeel Baloch is out on Wednesday and it looks not less than promising. The series that is to go on air on July 27 has a reputable cast to boast. In addition to ‘Hindi Medium’ actress Qamar, the cast has Sarmad Khoosat […]

Jagga Jasoos actress found dead at home

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2017

GURGAON (AFP): Bidisha Bezbaruah who acted in Jagga Jasoos was found dead at her residence here on Monday evening. Police had been informed by the father of the actress that she had not been receiving his calls. Police investigated the matter and found Bidisha hanging from a ceiling fan in her apartment. No suicide note […]

Karan Johar admits he was ungraceful and that Kangana is self-made

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2017

New York (AFP): Sense finally prevails as filmmaker Karan Johar decided to acknowledge that his ‘joke’ aimed at Kangana Ranaut was not graceful and that the young actor is self-made and talented. Speaking to media in New York about his comments on nepotism made at the IIFA Awards, Karan expressed regret over the ‘joke’ he […]

‘Despacito’ declared most streamed song ever

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2017

NEW YORK (AFP): Puerto Rican singer Luis Fonsi’s “Despacito,” whose reggaeton beat has swept the globe, on Wednesday was named the most streamed song of all time. The song’s label, Universal Music Latin Entertainment, said “Despacito” in its original and remixed versions had reached 4.6 billion streams across platforms including YouTube and Spotify. “Despacito” — […]

Shah Rukh is ‘shy, introverted and pathetic at relationships’

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2017

NEW DELHI (Web Desk): Shah Rukh Khan is known as the chocolate hero of Bollywood, with a huge fan following who has been enjoying his romantic flicks since more than two decades. In a recent interview, however, King Khan has said that he is “pathetic with relationships” and “extremely closeted, introverted, shy, reclusive and completely […]

Ali Zafar’s brother to debut with Momina Mustehsan in Coke Studio

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2017

KARACHI (Web Desk): Ali zafar’s lil gem Danyal Zafar is set to perform his two debut songs in coke studio – Pakistan musical series that will be on soft/pop rock and blues genre. He will be seen with Momina Mustehan and will feature as instrument artist for his second performance. In a press release it […]

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