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Apex court orders formation of inquiry commission to investigate APS attack

By The Frontier Post | October 5, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan has ordered to form a commission to probe the 2014 Army Public School (APS) terrorist attack in Peshawar. While hearing the case on Friday, Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar headed the three-member bench of the apex court. The bench directed the Peshawar High Court (PHC) Chief Justice […]

Bilawal hopeful to get justice in BB murder case

By The Frontier Post | October 5, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that he has a trust on the country judiciary and hopeful to get justice in former premier Benazir Bhutto assassination case. Bilawal said this while talking to media representatives on Friday in Supreme Court. He said that we are waiting for justice […]

Six new federal ministers sworn in

By The Frontier Post | October 5, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Six new federal ministers took oath on Friday and raised the total strength of federal cabinet to 38. According to details, President Arif Alvi administered the oath in a ceremony held at the President House. Azam Swati, Mohammad Mian Soomro, Sahibzada Mehboob Sultan, Ali Ameen Gandapur and Faisal Vawda took oath as […]

SC grilled Malik Riaz in Bahria Town case

By The Frontier Post | October 4, 2018

ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk): The Supreme Court on Thursday grilled property tycoon Malik Riaz on how he came into the possession of “prime real estate” in the areas comprising Bahria Town Karachi in exchange for relatively worthless land in inaccessible areas. Under Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar’s stewardship, a five-member SC bench was reviewing petitions filed […]

Punjab Minister’s son allegedly involved in kidnapping of Lahore policemen

By The Frontier Post | October 4, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Two policemen were kidnapped by unidentified individuals on Wednesday after the duty cops stopped a vehicle in Lahore. According to Media reports citing police, the officers had stopped a car on Wednesday with a boy, said to be intoxicated accompanied by a girl in Lahore’s Ghalib Market area. It was reported further […]

Cabinet approves MoU for Saudi oil refinery at Gwadar

By The Frontier Post | October 4, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Saudi Arabia have agreed to set up a state-of-the-art oil refinery at Gwadar, said Minister for Information Fawad Chaudhry. During a press briefing here, the minister said the cabinet approved a Memorandum of Understanding between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia in this regard. The MoU is expected to be signed when […]

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Indian police fire tear gas, water cannon to break up farmers’ protest

By The Frontier Post | October 2, 2018

NEW DELHI (Reuters): Indian police on Tuesday fired tear gas and water cannons to halt and scatter a march by thousands of protesting farmers heading for the capital, New Delhi, to demand better prices for their produce. Reeling from a crash in commodity prices, more than 50,000 farmers from the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, […]

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U.S. would destroy banned Russian warheads if necessary: NATO envoy

By The Frontier Post | October 2, 2018

BRUSSELS (Reuters): Russia must halt its covert development of a banned cruise missile system or the United States will seek to destroy it before it becomes operational, Washington’s envoy to NATO said on Tuesday. The United States believes Russia is developing a ground-launched system in breach of a Cold War treaty that could allow Russia […]

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South Africa: Police fired rubber bullets on protesters

By The Frontier Post | October 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk JOHANNESBURG: Police in Johannesburg fired rubber bullets and tear gas on Monday to disperse hundreds of protesters in the city’s Westbury suburb. Residents blocked roads and burned tires protesting increased crime after a woman was shot dead by a stray bullet on Thursday, allegedly by drug dealers. “We are tired of gangsterism in […]

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Somalia car bomb strikes EU convoy, no casualties

By The Frontier Post | October 2, 2018

MOGADISHU (Reuters): A suicide car bombing by al Shabaab hit a European Union armoured convoy in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Monday, damaging one vehicle but causing no casualties. A Reuters witness saw men towing their damaged vehicle after the explosion hit its rear end. The armoured vehicles had Italian and EU flags on them. Police […]

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Ukraine needs Azov Sea base to counter new threat

By The Frontier Post | October 2, 2018

TENDRIVSKA KOSA (Reuters): Ukraine will build a military base on the Azov Sea and has sent more forces to the area to counter a worsening Russian threat, Ukraine’s armed forces head told Reuters, referring to an arm of the Black Sea that is a flashpoint of tensions with Moscow. Ukraine has been at loggerheads with […]

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Buhari sets out pitch for re-election in speech

By The Frontier Post | October 2, 2018

ABUJA (AFP): Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday made his final independence day address to the nation before elections next year, effectively setting out his government’s manifesto as he seeks a second term. The 75-year-old former military ruler is currently the only candidate in the running to secure the presidential ticket of his ruling All […]

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Pakistan

AJK to mark 2019 as tourism year: PM

By The Frontier Post | November 1, 2018

F.P. Report MUZAFFARABAD: Azad Jammu and Kashmir government has decided to take special measures for the promotion of tourism in the state including beautifying the entry points to the territory. It was decided during a high level meeting presided over by Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan held here Wednesday to grow different plants, flowers […]

KP govt to establish media colony in Swat

By The Frontier Post | November 1, 2018

F.P. Report MINGORA: Chief Minister Khyber Pakthunkhwa Mehmood Khan has that he was well aware of the problems and sacrifices of the journalists of Swat district in the restoration of peace adding the KP working was actively working on a scheme to establish journalist media colony in Swat which would benefit the journalists of Matt […]

TLP protests in various cities against Asia Bibi’s acquittal in blasphemy case

By The Frontier Post | October 31, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Workers of Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) has protested in different cities of Pakistan on Wednesday the top court of Pakistan verdict acquitting and ordering the release of Asia Bibi, a Christian woman sentenced to death over blasphemy allegations. According to reports, protests were being staged in different cities including Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad, […]

Tough contest expected in SCBA elections today

By The Frontier Post | October 31, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) elections are scheduled to be held on today (Wednesday). According to details, total 3,047 voters will cast their votes to elect the 22-member body of SCBA. The Lahore registry has 1291 registered votes while the Karachi registry has 504. In Islamabad, there are 484 registered votes […]

20 injured as bus overturns

By The Frontier Post | October 31, 2018

F.P. Report JAHANIYAN: At least 20 passengers were injured when a speeding bus overturned on late Tuesday night at the Khanewal Road in Jahaniyan. According to details, the bus was travelling to Sadiqabad from Lahore turned turtle due to over-speeding in Jahaniyan in a result 20 passengers including women and children were injured. Police and […]

Alvi to inaugurate Khi-Dhabeji special train

By The Frontier Post | October 31, 2018

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Dr. Arif Alvi will inaugurate special train, to be run between Karachi and Dhabeji, on Wednesday to ensure very comfortable, fast, secured and less expensive movement of workers between Karachi and this border town of Thatta district located at the National Highway, this emerged on Tuesday. The Karachi-Dhabeji Express would leave the […]

Afghanistan

Ghani, Mike Pence hold phonic talks

By The Frontier Post | August 30, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: President Muhammad Ashraf Ghani and US Vice President Mike Pence held telephonic conversations and discussed a host of issues including upcoming parliamentary and presidential elections in Afghanistan. “I spoke to VP Pence this evening. We discussed the impact of President Trump’s South Asia strategy, peace process and upcoming parliamentary and presidential elections,” […]

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Wolesi Jirga polls in Ghazni may be delayed

By The Frontier Post | August 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Wolesi Jirga elections in southern Ghazni province and national-wide district council polls would be held four months after the October 20 elections as per the law, the Independent Election Commission (IEC) announced Tuesday. The IEC said it was left with no option but to suggest the delay in the elections in Ghazni […]

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Saleh reacts at Atmar’s resignation

By The Frontier Post | August 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The former Afghan Intelligence, National Directorate of Security and the leader of Afghanistan Green Trend, Amrullah Saleh reacted at the resignation of the former National Security Adviser Mohammad Hanif Atmar. Calling the resignation of Atmar a major loss for the Unity Government, Saleh said he (Atmar) is a balanced thinker and a […]

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Rehabilitated Dilawez brings joy to her family

By The Frontier Post | August 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk FEROZKOH: Dilawez, 35, inadvertently slipped into drug addiction after consuming opium for five years to reduce the pain she was suffering from. A mother of three daughters and two sons, she is a resident of the Allahyar locality of Ferozkoh. She shared her story with Pajhwok Afghan News after two year of rehabilitation. […]

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Shadow governor among 60 Taliban killed

By The Frontier Post | August 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk HERAT: Afghan officials say Taliban shadow governor for Badghis province among 60 fighters were killed after airstrikes in the Ghormach district. The Taliban seized the Ghormach district after government forces pulled out of the district following government’s announcement to give the district into the control of neighbouring Badghis province. Meanwhile, Afghan Air Force […]

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Kabul Bank’s former CEO shifted from Bagram prison

By The Frontier Post | August 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The former Chief Executive and shareholder of Kabul Bank Khalilullah Ferozi has been transferred to Kabul for the treatment purposes, days after the chairman of the bank Shir Khan Farnood died in the same prison. Sources in the family of Ferozi confirmed that he has been shifted to Kabul from Bagram prison. […]

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Business

Trump tells Apple to make products in US

By The Frontier Post | September 10, 2018

NEW YORK (Reuters): US President Trump tweeted on Saturday that Apple Inc (AAPL.O) should make products inside the United States if it wants to avoid tariffs on Chinese imports. The company told trade officials in a letter on Friday that the proposed tariffs would affect prices for a “wide range” of Apple products, including its […]

CPEC has started benefitting the insurance industry: PEW

By The Frontier Post | September 10, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Sunday said that CPEC is infusing new life in all the sectors of the insurance industry of the country. This sector should be prepared to face challenges and opportunities resulting from one of the biggest developmental projects the world has ever seen, it said. CPEC is […]

Exports of transport services rise 5.74% to $977.470m

By The Frontier Post | September 10, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The transport services by Pakistan in other countries increased by 5.74 percent during the financial year 2017-18 compared to last year, Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) reported. Pakistan exported transport services worth $977.470 million in July-June (2017-18) against the exports of worth $924.371 million in July-May (2016-17), showing 5.74 percent growth, according […]

PFC to donate Rs1m for construction of Diamer-Bhasha, Mohmand dams

By The Frontier Post | September 10, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Furniture Council (PFC) on Sunday announced a donation of Rs 1 million for construction of Diamer-Bhasha, Mohmand dams’ funds and expressed solidarity towards a noble cause raised by Prime Minister Imran Khan of raising funds for the much-needed dams. In his statement issued here, he said it was high time to […]

Dollar rises on solid U.S. jobs report

By The Frontier Post | September 8, 2018

NEW YORK (Agencies): The U.S. dollar rose broadly on Friday as U.S. job growth surged in August, but investors remained jittery about a possible escalation of the U.S.-Chinese trade conflict as U.S. President Donald Trump threatened China with more tariffs. U.S. job growth accelerated in August and wages increased the most annually in more than […]

China’s trade surplus with U.S. extends to record $31 billion

By The Frontier Post | September 8, 2018

BEIJING (Agencies): China’s politically charged trade surplus with the United States widened to a record $31.05 billion in August, compared with $28.09 billion in July, customs data showed on Saturday. The amount surpassed the previous record of $28.93 billion set in June. The August surplus with the U.S. was larger than China’s overall surplus of […]

Sports

World Cup finalist Croatia sees wave of retirements

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2018

ANKARA (AA): The Croatian national football team, one of the finalists in the 2018 FIFA World Cup, is facing a wave of retirements with goalkeeper Danijel Subasic also announcing on Wednesday that he was retiring from international football. World Cup silver medalist Subasic, 33, announced his retirement on the Croatian Football Federation’s website. “The time […]

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Cincinnati’s Western & Southern Open: Serena Williams loses to Petra Kvitova

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2018

Cincinnati (BBC): Former world number one Serena Williams says she is at the start of a “long comeback” after losing 6-3 2-6 6-3 to Czech Petra Kvitova in Cincinnati. The second-round loss comes on the back of her heaviest career defeat, a 6-1 6-0 loss to Britain’s Johanna Konta in the Silicon Valley Classic first […]

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England star Ben Stokes acquitted of affray

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2018

BRISTOL (Agencies): England cricketer Ben Stokes was found not guilty of affray in a unanimous decision by a jury in less than three hours of deliberations on Tuesday following a trial at Bristol Crown Court. The 27-year-old – whose co-defendant Ryan Ali was also found unanimously not guilty – had been charged following a brawl […]

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Berry declines Pakistan fielding coach role

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board will have to start their hunt for a fielding coach afresh after Darren Berry withdrew his interest in the role due to personal and professional reasons. Berry, who played 153 first-class matches in Australia from 1989 to 2004, had been in talks with the PCB for more than […]

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Sania Mirza gets back to a troll with powerful reply

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2018

MUMBAI (Agencies): Sania Mirza brilliantly shut down a Twitter troll who asked the Indian Tennis star to celebrate her Independence Day with Pakistan. Pakistan celebrates its Independence Day one day before its eastern neighbors celebrate across border on 15th August. Mirza is also the other half of the famous Pakistani All Rounder Shoaib Malik and […]

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Federer ‘anxious’ ahead of return in Cincinnati

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2018

Cincinnati (Agencies): Roger Federer on Monday said he is eager to make his start at the Cincinnati Masters as the world number two begins his delayed summer hardcourt season. With the US Open a fortnight away, the 37-year-old Swiss is keen to test his form prior to the August 27 kick-off of the last Grand […]

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Fashion & Movies

Anushka Sharma and Varun Dhawan to work together in Sui Dhaaga

By The Frontier Post | January 31, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Bollywood Actress Anushka Sharma and Varun Dhawan united for the first time in the upcoming movie ‘Sui Dhaaga’ which is said to be released in September. Anushka Sharma, who has always known for her looks and she always experimented for PK or Sultan, now she is all set to be seen opposite […]

Zeenat Aman files a police complaint against businessman for stalking

By The Frontier Post | January 31, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Veteran Indian actress, Zeenat Aman has filed a case against a businessman in Mumbai and demanded a protection from the police. According to Indian media, the 66-year-old actress Zeenat Aman on Tuesday has registered a case of stalking and criminal intimidation against a businessman. Zeenat Aman and the businessman identified as Amar […]

Bahubali’s writer contacts Shah Rukh Khan for a revenge drama

By The Frontier Post | January 30, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: The writer of mega blockbuster Bahubali’s writer KV Vijeyendra Prasad approached the King Khan Shah Rukh Khan for a revenge drama and its said that the writer has penned down a script especially keeping Badshah Khan in mind. While talking to Indian media, he said that he has written the story keeping […]

‘Padmaavat’ earns Rs 115 crores in four days

By The Frontier Post | January 30, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: After all the controversies and rumors ‘Padmavat’ finally hit the theaters on Indian Republic Day and it attract the audience in earning and still continue to ruling the box office. The Padmavat was released in 70% places in India and still the film has earned whopping Rs 115 crores in just four […]

Priyanka’s Baywatch nominated in the ‘Worst film of the year’ category 

By The Frontier Post | January 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Indian actresses Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra made their debut with a bang in Hollywood. Priyanka worked in ‘Baywatch’ with Hollywood giants Vin Diesel and Dwayne Johnson. The ‘Baywatch’ based on the extremely popular 90’s series but it turned out to be a big disappointment despite the popular star cast. The film […]

Sonam Kapoor wishes to become film director

By The Frontier Post | January 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Sonam Kapoor has said that she wants to direct a film and working hard for it to fulfill my wish of becoming a film director. While talking to reporters at Mumbai, Sonam Kapoor added that she is waiting for good script and soon she will come up with good film to amuse […]

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