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Hospitals should not exceed limit set by PMDC when charging patients: CJP

By The Frontier Post | September 16, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Hospitals should not charge patients more than the rate set by Pakistan Medical and Dental Council for treatment, Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar remarked on Sunday. While hearing a case against private hospital owners for charging exorbitant fees from patients for medical treatment, the chief justice told Doctors Hospital […]

NAB moves SC against IHC decision to hear Sharifs’ petitions

By The Frontier Post | September 16, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: National Accoun­tability Bureau (NAB) chairman Javed Iqbal approached the Supreme Court of Pakistan pleading to set aside the Islamabad High Court’s (IHC) decision to proceed with the petitions of convicted Sharifs for the suspension of verdict given by an accountability court in the Avenfield case. NAB’s application rather requested the apex court […]

20 injured as passenger train derails near Kalabagh

By The Frontier Post | September 16, 2018

F.P. Report MIANWALI: At least 20 people sustained injuries when the engine and seven coaches of a passenger train derailed near Kalabagh town of Mianwali district early Sunday morning. According to rescue sources, the engine and seven cars of Khushal Khan Khattak Express slipped off the rails near Kalabagh at around 5:00am. As a result, […]

Customs court once again issues arrest warrants for Ayyan Ali

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Ordering arrest of Ayyan Ali, a special court on customs, excise and taxation in Rawalpindi on Saturday issued bailable warrants for her in the currency smuggling case owing to her continual absence from court. Presiding over the court, Judge Arshad Hussain Bhutta said that the model failed to show up despite repeatedly […]

CJP says Kalabagh Dam will also be built after Diamer-Bhasha dam

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday said construction of Kalabagh dam could be genuine guarantor of Pakistan’s survival. “After Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand dam, we would build Kalabagh dam as well, if the nation stays united,” he said while addressing a ceremony in Lahore. The chief justice said a plan […]

Pakistan reiterates support to Afghan peace process

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Saturday assured Afghan leaders that Pakistan is ready to help in peace and reconciliation. Qureshi, who led a high level official delegation on his maiden foreign visit to Kabul, met Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah and held delegation level […]

Global

Trump dismisses Woodward book as a ‘joke’

By The Frontier Post | September 10, 2018

WASHINGTON (AFP): US President Donald Trump dismissed journalist Bob Woodward´s bombshell book as a “joke” Monday, a day before readers get their first full look at his detailed account of a White House in disarray. “Fear: Trump in the White House” hits US bookstores on Tuesday after a weeklong buildup, with published excerpts, leaks and […]

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Indian opposition leads protests at high fuel prices

By The Frontier Post | September 10, 2018

NEW DELHI (AFP): Indians set tyres on fire, vandalised petrol stations and blocked roads and railways Monday as opposition parties led nationwide demonstrations against rising fuel prices. The protests were called by the opposition Congress party led by Rahul Gandhi, who is looking to challenge Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in general […]

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Husband ‘kills wife, toddler children’ in Australia home

By The Frontier Post | September 10, 2018

PERTH (AFP): A 24-year-old man has been accused of killing his wife, three toddlers and mother-in-law with a blunt instrument and knives at their suburban family home, where he remained for several days before turning himself in, Australian police said Monday. Police charged Anthony Robert Harvey with the murders of his two-year-old twins Alice and […]

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7 wounded in Paris knife attack, including British, Egyptian tourists

By The Frontier Post | September 10, 2018

PARIS (AFP): A man wielding a knife and an iron bar injured seven people, including three tourists, in Paris, in an attack that bystanders tried to stop by throwing petanque balls at the assailant. Four of the victims were in a critical condition, police said, after the man, believed to be an Afghan national, went […]

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Johnson’s ‘suicide vest’ jibe stirs new controversy

By The Frontier Post | September 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: Boris Johnson, Britain’s former foreign secretary, who resigned over differences on Brexit strategies with Prime Minister Theresa May in July, has caused a fresh controversy by accusing her of wrapping a “suicide vest” around Britain and handing the detonator to Brussels. The latest remarks appeared in an article penned by Johnson The […]

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North Korea stages huge parade, holds back on advanced missiles

By The Frontier Post | September 10, 2018

PYONGYANG (AP): North Korea rolled out some of its latest tanks and marched its best-trained goose-stepping units through Kim Il-sung Square in a major military parade on Sunday to mark its 70th anniversary, but held back its most advanced missiles and devoted nearly half of the event to civilian efforts to build the domestic economy. […]

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Pakistan

Buppi vows more facilities to PBM’s school

By The Frontier Post | October 20, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Managing Director Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal (PBM) Aon Abbas Buppi Friday vowed further expanding PBM’s School for Rehabilitation of Child Labour by providing more facilities to the destitute children of especially far flung areas. Talking to teachers of PBM’s School for Rehabilitation of Child Labour, he lauded providing free uniform, books, stationary and monthly […]

PTI introduced a pro-people model of good governance: CM

By The Frontier Post | October 20, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan has said that the successful “Zarb-e-Azb”, “Radul Fasad” operations and the border fencing with the neighboring country Afghanistan not only reduced the crime graph in the province that also led to the almost uprooting of terrorists and dismantling their chain of command. We are at the […]

Ghani urges UNDP to arrange training prog for MPAs

By The Frontier Post | October 20, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Speaker Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly Mushtaq Ghani urged the United Nations’ Development Program (UNDP) to arrange training program for capacity building of Members Provincial Assembly (MPAs) elected from newly merged tribal districts. Talking to UNDP’s Capacity Development Adviser who was called on him here at Speaker Chamber, he told that some 70 […]

PTI retains PK-44 seat after recounting

By The Frontier Post | October 20, 2018

F.P. Report SWABI: Aqibullah Khan, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) candidate from PK-44, Swabi-ii has retained his winning in the recounting here on Friday and lead was further increased, said officials and leaders of the political parties. The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) who had issued the notification of some winning candidates but delayed the result of […]

‘Sectarian harmony guarantee to a stable, prosperous Pakistan’

By The Frontier Post | October 20, 2018

Staff Report MUZAFFARABAD: Speakers at a conference here maintained that sectarian harmony was the guarantee to a stable and prosperous Pakistan, as well as a way forward to promote peace, tolerance, unity and brotherhood in the country and thwart the nefarious designs of the enemies. The Paigham-e-Pakistan Conference was chaired by Member AJK Legislative Assembly […]

‘eLearning’ center at police training center inaugurated

By The Frontier Post | October 20, 2018

Shafi Ullah MINGORA: The Regional Police Training Centre Swat, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, has received ‘eLearning’ curricula from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) to enhance the core policing and law enforcement skills of its police officers to international standards. Syed Fida Hussain Shah, DIG (Training) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police, inaugurated the eLearning Centre along […]

Afghanistan

Afghan Ambassador wants to emulate Columbian peace model

By The Frontier Post | July 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Afghan Ambassador to the US Hamidulla Mohib says Kabul is striving to put into practice Colombia’s peace expereiance in the peace process. The Colombian peace process refers to reconcialtion between the Colombian government of President Juan Manuel Santos and the Revolutionary Armed Forces to bring an end to the 52 years long […]

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President inaugurates two roads

By The Frontier Post | July 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: President Muhammad Ashraf Ghani inaugurated two roads in Kabul city on Sunday. The president opened the Bagramio Nisajai and Syed Noor Muhammad Shah Maina roads after completion of construction in Kabul city. Addressing the ceremony, Kabul acting mayor Abdullah Habibzai said that the issue of closure of routes was resolved with the […]

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Afghan VP Dostum ends exile, returns home

By The Frontier Post | July 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Afghan Vice President Abdul Rasheed Dostum on Sunday returned home after 14 months of self exile in Turkey. A charged crowd comprising his Junbish-e-Islami party loyalists, government officials and politicians welcomed him at the Hamid Karzai International Airport in capital Kabul at 4.30 p.m. (1200GMT). He went straight to his office where […]

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Kabul explosion kills 11, injures 14 shortly after Afghan vice-president Abdul Rashid Dostum’s return

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2018

KABUL (AFP): An explosion near Kabul’s international airport killed 11 people, injured 14 on Sunday, officials said, shortly after Afghan vice-president Abdul Rashid Dostum returned to the country after more than a year in exile. Scores of senior government officials, political leaders and supporters had gathered at the airport to greet the powerful ethnic Uzbek […]

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Military exercises of Tajikistan, Russia near Afghan border aimed at averting Daesh attacks: Sources

By The Frontier Post | July 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Thousands of armed forces of Tajikistan and Russia started joint military exercises near the border of Afghanistan on last Tuesday. The governments of Tajikistan and Russia said that the military exercises were aimed at curbing the attacks of terrorists outside the borders of Afghanistan. The Afghan defence ministry welcomed the military exercises. […]

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14 civilians die in airstrike, says MoD

By The Frontier Post | July 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has confirmed over 10 civilians have been killed in the airstrike in northern Kunduz province, according to a statement on Friday. The airstrike was conducted by security forces in the Rabat locality of Chahardara district on Thursday. “According to reports during operation in Charhardara district 14 civilians […]

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Business

NBP launches tree plantation campaign

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The National Bank of Pakistan formally launches its “Green Initiative” tree plantation campaign. Saeed Ahmad, the NBP President planted sapling at the NBP’s north region head-office in Islamabad. NBP’s tree plantation campaign, “Green Initiative” is part of bank’s CSR program through which over 3,000 plants will be planted in Islamabad, Peshawar and […]

China to slap additional tariffs on $16 billion worth of US goods

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2018

BEIJING (Reuters): China is slapping additional tariffs of 25 percent on $16 billion worth of U.S. imports from fuel and steel products to autos and medical equipment, the Chinese commerce ministry said, as the world’s largest economies escalated their trade dispute. The tariffs will be activated on Aug. 23, the ministry said, the same day […]

Palm oil imports up by 7.06 pc to $2.039bln

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The imports of palm oil into the country witnessed increase of 7.06 percent during the fiscal year 2017-18 as compared to the imports of the corresponding period of previous year. Pakistan imported palm oil worth $2039.718 million during July-June (2017-18) against the imports of $1905.136 million in July-June (2016-17), showing growth of […]

Wheat worth US$ 1.189 mln , 508.333 mln exported in FY 2017-18

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: About 1.189 million metric tons of wheat worth US$ 236.339 million were exported during 12 months of fiscal year 2017-18 as compared the exports of 3,937 metric tons valuing US$ 1.038 million of corresponding period of lat year. During the period from July-June,2017-18, local export of wheat witnessed about 22,668.89 percent growth […]

Turkish Airlines to take Bosnian pilgrims to Hajj

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2018

Monitoring Desk BELGRADE: Turkish Airlines (THY), Turkey’s flag-carrier air company, has become the designated airlines to take Bosnian Muslims to Saudi Arabia for this year’s Hajj pilgrimage, the airlines said Wednesday. A first of group of 215 Bosnian pilgrims will set off for Medina on Thursday with nearly 1,500 more Bosnian pilgrims to follow in […]

Athan features at Google App Summit

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2018

F.P. Report Lahore: VentureDive’s application, Athan, made global waves after it got featured as one of the fastest growing applications in the Asia Pacific region at the Google App Summit’18, held in Singapore. Athan was the only ‘made in Pakistan’ app to feature at the event. Representing Athan at the summit, VentureDive’s Managing Director Saad […]

Sports

Former Barca boss Luis Enrique named Spain coach

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2018

MADRID (Agencies): The Spanish Football Federation has appointed Luis Enrique as Spain’s new national team coach on a two-year deal, the president of the federation Luis Rubiales said during a news conference on Monday. “The decision was unanimous. I like his commitment and he has turned down better paid jobs in order to coach Spain. […]

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Fakhar claims second position in ICC rankings

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Fakhar Zaman’s string of good scores, have helped him vault 44 places to claim second position in the latest ICC player rankings after the finish of tri-series in Harare. In the latest player rankings, which also takes into account India’s 2-0 and 2-1 series win against Ireland and England, respectively, Australia […]

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Federer cruises into 16th Wimbledon quarter-final

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2018

LONDON (Agencies): Roger Federer needed just 16 minutes to win the opening set in a 6-0, 7-5, 6-4 defeat of France’s Adrian Mannarino to reach his 16th Wimbledon quarter-final on Monday. Eight-time champion Federer will be playing in his 53rd Grand Slam last eight when he tackles either Gael Monfils of France or Kevin Anderson, […]

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Afridi backs Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk Dubai: Former Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi is backing Sarfraz Ahmed’s men to win the World T20 title in 2020.  Pakistan on Sunday beat Australia by six wickets to claim the T20 tri-series title in Zimbabwe to maintain their impressive run in the format. The fan-favorite will be lining up for the Jamaica Tallawahs […]

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Kerber reaches quarter-finals

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2018

LONDON (Agencies): German 11th seed Angelique Kerber became the highest-ranked player to reach the women’s quarter-finals after she outclassed Switzerland’s Belinda Bencic 6-3 7-6(5) at Wimbledon on Monday. Over the last week, Kerber has watched all the top 10 seeds perish, which has raised expectations that she could repeat her 2016 run to the final. […]

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Serena looms large as second week begins at Wimbledon

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2018

LONDON (Agencies): Serena Williams was considered a ‘dangerous floater’ a week ago, but halfway through Wimbledon the American now looks favourite to win an eighth, and perhaps most special, title. The exodus of seeded players has been so spectacular that only one of the top 10 remains — number seven Karolina Pliskova. World number one […]

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Fashion & Movies

Meera announces to contest elections against Imran Khan in Lahore

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2017

LAHORE (NNI): Lollywood actress Meera has announced to contest against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan in Lahore. In an interview, Meera said that she is hundred percent confident over her victory if she joins politics and that the nation will vote me against Imran Khan. She further said that preparations have been started for […]

Tunisia bans Wonder Woman film over Israeli star

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2017

TUNIS (AFP): A Tunisian court has banned the US film “Wonder Woman” which stars an Israeli actress, more than a month after it had been scheduled to open at cinemas in the Arab state, a legal source said Wednesday. Lebanon has also banned Wonder Woman, on the grounds of a long-standing boycott of Israel. The […]

‘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” — […]

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