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FM Qureshi dismisses Israeli aircraft reports as ‘baseless’

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2018

F.P. Report MULTAN: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Saturday dismissed reports of an Israeli aircraft landing in Pakistan as fake and baseless. Addressing a press conference, here he said that something which is not even real does not warrant a response. An Israeli journalist earlier this week sparked a storm of speculation on social […]

Peshawar SSP kidnapped in Islamabad

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Peshawar Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) has been abducted from Islamabad on Saturday. According to Islamabad police, Tahir Khan, the SSP of Peshawar’s rural zone, was kidnapped from within the jurisdiction of Ramna police station. The SSP was on his way to home when he was kidnapped by armed culprits, the police […]

Zardari sees attacks on him an attempt to revoke 18th amendment

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari said on Saturday that he was being attacked from all directions in order to force him to agree to repeal the 18th constitutional amendment that empowers provinces. Addressing a press conference in Lahore, the former president said during the general elections, “I tried to […]

CJ again finds death row inmate Shahrukh Jatoi enjoying C-Class

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, who is hearing different cases in the Karachi registry of apex court, on Saturday morning, visited Malir Jail where he found the death row inmate, Shahrukh Jatoi, availing C-Class, prompting the top judge to order shifting son of the landlord to his death cell. This is the […]

Ahsan Iqbal’s attacker awarded 27-year jail sentence

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2018

F.P. Report GUJRANWALA: A special court in Gujranwala on Saturday awarded 27-year jail sentence and fined Rs190000 to accused Abid in Ahsan Iqbal attack case. The court also directed accused to pay a fine of Rs60000 to former interior minister whereas an additional three-year jail sentence was awarded over possession of illegal weapons. The court […]

SC orders removal of encroachments in Karachi within 15 days

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The Supreme Court on Saturday ordered that the illegal encroachments in the metropolis be removed within the next 15 days. A bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar heard a case against land mafia in Karachi at the SC’s Karachi registry. During the hearing, in which Mayor Karachi Waseem Akhtar […]

Global

Kurz: The EU, not smugglers, should decide who to let in

By The Frontier Post | October 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk BELGRADE: The governments of EU countries — not human traffickers — should decide what asylum-seekers are admitted into countries of the bloc, said Austria’s chancellor on Thursday. Sebastian Kurz’s remarks came at the regional economic conference Montenegro 2018 in the city of Budva. He stressed the importance of combating human trafficking in order […]

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‘Suspicious packages’ sent to Joe Biden

By The Frontier Post | October 26, 2018

WASHINGTON (AA): Two “suspicious packages” were addressed and sent to former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday, according to reports. Another package was also found at the office of actor and Trump critic Robert de Niro in New York early Thursday. The New York Police Department (NYPD) said on the package was removed, but […]

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Chaos and ‘absurdity’ rule in Italy’s lower divisions

By The Frontier Post | October 26, 2018

ROME (AP): FIFA president Gianni Infantino labeled the chaos in Italy’s lower divisions an “absurdity.” And it’s hard to argue with him. Two months into the season, several clubs still don’t know which division they will be playing in and some teams have hardly played at all. The disorder is highlighting the failure of Italy’s […]

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American migrants on the move in Mexico

By The Frontier Post | October 26, 2018

MEXICO CITY (Reuters): Central American migrants clustered for the night on Wednesday in a southern Mexico town after advancing on their trek toward the United States, despite Mexico’s vows to hinder their progress under pressure from the Trump administration. Thousands of men, women and children, mostly from Honduras, shuffled throughout the afternoon into the town […]

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South Korea finds likely war remains during border demining

By The Frontier Post | October 26, 2018

SEOUL (AP): The rival Koreas and the US-led UN Command finished removing firearms and troops from a jointly controlled area at a border village on Thursday, as part of agreements to reduce decades-long animosity on the Korean Peninsula. South Korea separately announced that its troops found what it believes are Korean War remains in another […]

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Jailed filmmaker wins EU rights award

By The Frontier Post | October 26, 2018

BRUSSELS (AP): The European Union on Thursday awarded its top human rights prize to Oleg Sentsov, a Ukrainian filmmaker imprisoned in Russia accused of plotting acts of terrorism, calling him a symbol of all political prisoners being held there. Sentsov was sentenced to 20 years in prison in 2015 for conspiring to commit acts of […]

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Pakistan

Lahore: LHC directs to end encroachments within 24 hours

By The Frontier Post | November 26, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday has directed to end illegal settlements on Lahore’s Mall Road, Shah Alam Market and adjoining areas of Data Darbar with immediate effect. Hearing petition filed by a citizen against illegal encroachments, Justice Ali Akbar Qureshi has directed town administration to end encroachments within 24 hours. As […]

SHC hears plea seeking revocation of Rao Anwar’s bail

By The Frontier Post | November 26, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Monday heard a petition filed by the father of Naqeebullah Mehsud, a Waziristan native who was killed in a staged encounter in Karachi earlier this year, seeks revocation of bail of former Malir SSP Rao Anwar and then DSP Qamar Ahmed Shaikh. A division bench headed […]

Government runs through understanding, not by force: Nisar

By The Frontier Post | November 26, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Former interior minister Chaudhary Nisar Ali khan has reminded Prime Minister Imran Khan that the government runs through understanding not by force. Talking to a private TV channel he said there should be accountability but without any discrimination. “This is not accountability in which oppositions are arrested and no one asks about […]

No one can dent Pak-China relations, says Fawad Chaudhry

By The Frontier Post | November 26, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Federal Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry has said that conspiracies to disturb the friendly relations of Pakistan and China will not be succeeded. Federal Minister said this on Monday while addressing a ceremony held for collection of donations for the two policemen who sacrificed their lives in foiling the terrorist attack on the […]

Quality education must for development of any country, says Buzdar

By The Frontier Post | November 26, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Chief Minister Punjab, Sardar Usman Buzdar has said quality education is must for the development of country and without the educated youth no nation can travel on the road of development. CM Buzdar said this when a delegation of youth called on him on Monday (today) at the chief minister’s house to […]

Nawaz, Shehbaz Sharif to meet today in Islamabad

By The Frontier Post | November 26, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Supreme leader of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Nawaz Sharif will meet his younger brother and party president Shehbaz Sharif in Islamabad today. According to local news channel report, National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has allowed Nawaz Sharif to meet the Opposition leader of the National Assembly. On October 5, NAB had arrested Muhammad […]

Afghanistan

Abdullah calls for closure of terrorist safe havens

By The Frontier Post | September 28, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: The international community has failed to arrive at an acceptable definition of terrorism, Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah said on Wednesday. He asked the UN General Assembly to treat all shades of terrorism as one, shut down the breeding grounds and sanctuaries and prosecute or repatriate violent extremists. “All stakeholders need to agree […]

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35 militants killed, hurt in Qahr Silab operations

By The Frontier Post | September 28, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: At least thirty five militants were killed or wounded during Qahr Silab operations in eastern Kapisa province of Afghanistan, the Afghan Military said Thursday. According to a statement released by 201st Silab Corps of the Afghan Military, the Afghan army, national police, army special forces, Afghan Local Police, public order police, intelligence […]

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NDS Chief met with JI Chief in Balkh

By The Frontier Post | September 28, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Afghan Intelligence, National Directorate of Security (NDS) Chief Masoom Stanikzai met with the Chief Executive of Jamiat Islami Ata Mohammad Noor in Balkh province. The Jamiat Islami Chief Executive in a statement said the ongoing situation of the country was discussed during the meeting with the NDS Chief Masoom Stanikzai. Noor […]

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NATO, UN chiefs confer on situation in Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | September 28, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg and UN Secretary-General António Guterres have welcomed ongoing cooperation between the two international organisatons. At a meeting on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York, they also exchanged views on the Western Balkans and the security situation in Afghanistan. Over the past decade, the two […]

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Hekmatyar criticizes election system

By The Frontier Post | September 28, 2018

KABUL: Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, the leader of Hizb-e-Islami, said that if parliamentary elections are held as planned less than 10 percent of the people will have representatives in parliament. Addressing an Ulema meeting in Kabul on Wednesday, Hekmatyar told religious scholars and imams that they must not turn a blind eye to the situation but must […]

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Govt’s resolve to support businesswomen reaffirmed

By The Frontier Post | September 28, 2018

Monitoring Desk MAZAR-I-SHARIF: Deputy Trade and Commerce Minister Zahooruddin Shaikhzada reiterated the government’s commitment to supporting women investors in the country. The minister was addressing a gathering regarding problems and challenges businesswomen face. Shaikh said he arrived in Balkh to hear problems of businesswomen and to negotiate construction of more industrial parks with local officials. […]

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Business

About 8,000 institutions trade on ADX

By The Frontier Post | October 1, 2018

ABU DHABI (Agencies): Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange, ADX, said the number of institutional investors reached 7,993 by the end of August 2018 due to a stable trading environment. Of the 7,993 institutions that traded on the bourse, 5,979 were foreign institutions and 2,014 were domestic. Net institutional investment from the beginning of year up to […]

Brexit has cost Britain £500m a week, study says

By The Frontier Post | October 1, 2018

LONDON (Agencies): Britain’s decision to leave the European Union has cost the government £500 million a week, wiping out for the moment any future savings from stopping payments to the bloc, according to a study published on Sunday. The economic impact of the Brexit vote has been the subject of intense debate, with supporters and […]

ADB approves new access to information policy

By The Frontier Post | October 1, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Board of Directors has approved a new Access to Information Policy that aims to maintain ADB’s high standards of transparency. The policy, which will come into effect on January 01, 2019, will replace the current Public Communications Policy (PCP), says an ADB’s statement on Sunday. The new […]

Export of cement rises 8.1% in two months

By The Frontier Post | October 1, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Export of Cement from the country increased by 8.01 percent during first two months of current fiscal year to US$ 48.535 million as compared to export of $44.9 million in July-August (2017-18). With respect to quantity, the exports of cement increased by 25.41 percent as it rose to 1.092 million metric tons […]

ICCI office bearers for 2018-19 sworn in

By The Frontier Post | October 1, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The newly elected Office Bearers and Executive Members of Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry have taken oath of their portfolios in the 34rd Annual General Meeting of ICCI. Ahmed Hassan Mughal was sworn in as President, Raffat Farid, Senior Vice President and Iftikhar Anwar Sethi as Vice President, Islamabad Chamber of […]

Mobile banking transactions witnesses growth

By The Frontier Post | October 1, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: With a significant growth of some 195 percent, mobile phone banking transactions crossed Rs 410 billion mark during the last fiscal year (FY18). According to State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Mobile Phone/App based banking is being offered by 21 Banks/MFBs to 3.4 million registered users at the end of June, 2018. Intra-bank […]

Sports

Ex-cricketers call for drastic changes in PCB

By The Frontier Post | September 5, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Former cricketers on Tuesday congratulated the newly-elected Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ehsan Mani but demanded for drastic changes in PCB for improving the cricket affairs. Talking to media, former leg-spinner Abdul Qadir said Mani has a vast experience of cricket as he had also served as President of International Cricket Council […]

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Masood in, Hafeez out from Pakistan Asia Cup squad

By The Frontier Post | September 4, 2018

LAHORE (Monitoring Desk): Chief selector Inzamamul Haq has announced the 16-member squad for the upcoming Asia Cup, which will start from September 15 in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). All-rounder Imad Wasim has been left out of the squad after failing to pass the fitness test during the ongoing training camp in Lahore on Monday. […]

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KP National Jr Squash C’ship qualifying rounds begins

By The Frontier Post | September 4, 2018

PESHAWAR (APP): The two day qualifying rounds of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa National Junior Squash Championship got under way here at PAF Hashim Khan Squash Complex on Tuesday. Nazim Nawa Khali Sajjad Khan Khalil was the chief guest on this occasion who formally inaugurated the Championship wherein players from all across Pakistan are taking part. Member […]

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Mourinho accepts one year sentence in Spanish tax case – El Mundo

By The Frontier Post | September 4, 2018

MADRID (Agencies): Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has accepted a one-year prison sentence as part of a deal to settle a Spanish tax evasion case, El Mundo newspaper reported on Tuesday, although he is unlikely to actually serve any jail time. Spanish law states that a sentence of under two years for a first offence […]

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Federer crashes out of US Open, Millman to meet Djokovic

By The Frontier Post | September 4, 2018

NEW YORK (Agencies): Five-time champion Roger Federer crashed out of the US Open on Monday, stunned by 55th-ranked Australian John Millman who booked a quarter-final clash with Serbian star Novak Djokovic. Millman’s 3-6, 7-5, 7-6 (9/7), 7-6 (7/3) triumph scuppered a blockbuster last-four meeting between Federer and two-time US Open champion Djokovic, who had advanced […]

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Eight first-class cricketers taken to hospital after bug bites

By The Frontier Post | September 4, 2018

ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk): Pakistan’s former left-handed opening test batsman Imran Farhat expressed his infuriation over the dismal state of the dressing room and ground provided to the cricketers playing the ongoing Quaid-e-Azam trophy tournament. Farhat, representing Habib Bank Limited (HBL) as an opening batsman, posted pictures on Twitter showing bug bites on his left hand […]

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Fashion & Movies

Sanjay Dutt’s biopic to be release on June 29

By The Frontier Post | January 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: The director of Sanjay Dutt’s biopic Rajkumar Hirani has said that the movie on the life of Bollywood Khalnayak will be released on June 29. Earlier, it was announced that the film was to be release on March 30. Ranbir Kapoor is playing the Sanjay Dutt’s role and Manisha Koirala will be […]

Dabang Khan receives death threats from a gangster

By The Frontier Post | January 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk JAIPUR: Bollywood Dabang Khan is received death threat from the gangster Lawrence Bishnoi of Rajasthan. Bishnoi told media persons in Jodhpur that he will killed Salman Khan in Jodhpur then he will come to know our real identity. This he said while being taken to a Jodhpur court in police security as he appeared […]

Sushant Singh and Bhumi Pednekar to share screen in ‘Sone Chidaiya’

By The Frontier Post | January 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Bhumi Pednekar and Sushant Singh Rajput will be seen together in Udta Punjab’s director Abhishek Chaubhey’s next movie ‘Sone Chidaiya’. Both the actors will work together for the first and the fans are excited about the news. As per the Indian media reports the story of the Chambal dacoits and is set […]

Radhika Apte confirms her next movie with Dev Patel

By The Frontier Post | January 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Bollywood actress Radhika Apte confirmed that she will share a screen with Dev Patel in the upcoming movie. Radhika Apte is one of the favorite actresses of critics because of her performance but she is gaining popularity with her commercial projects. Radhika Apte is currently busy in ‘Padman’ in which she paying […]

Ranbir, Alia start prepping for upcoming ‘Brahmastra’

By The Frontier Post | January 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Bollywood superstars Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt starts shooting of upcoming film ‘Brahmastra’ in Tel Aviv, Israel. The fans were waiting since 2014 to see both the actors together in a movie. The upcoming movie titled Brahmastra is finally going under production, Karan Johar is producing the movie and Ayan Mukherji is […]

Deepika to celebrate her birthday on 5 January

By The Frontier Post | January 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Bollywood Diva, Deepika Padukone is all set to celebrate her 32 birthday on 5 January with a bang. The Indian media reported that Padmavati star is all set to celebrate her birthday with the bang as she has a lot more plans for the upcoming birthday. Obviously her boyfriend, Ranveer Singh, the […]

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