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Apex court rejects contempt petitions against Nawaz, others

By The Frontier Post | March 14, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected the contempt petitions filed against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and federal ministers Daniyal Aziz and Khawaja Saad Rafique. The petitioner Sheikh Ahsanuddin, a member of the Justice and Democratic Party, had filed the petition against the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leaders. In today’s hearing, Chief […]

Contempt case: Apex court postpones Tallal Chaudry’s indictment for a day

By The Frontier Post | March 14, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday delayed the indictment of State Interior Minister Tallal Chaudry’s for a day in contempt case. Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan heading the three member bench had decided on March 8 to indict the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader in contempt case. The court has summoned Chaudry in person […]

Dar assets reference: Accountability court adjourned hearing till March 20

By The Frontier Post | March 14, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Accountability court hearing corruption reference on Wednesday against former finance minister Ishaq Dar adjourned till March 20. The NAB court had earlier reserved its decision on the petition of other accused against their indictment during last hearing on Tuesday. Earlier on March 5, the court had ordered to indict National Bank of […]

Nawaz reaches NAB court for Flagship, Al-Azizia references hearing

By The Frontier Post | March 14, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The accountability court hearing corruption references against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif will resume the proceedings in Flagship and Al-Azizia references today. former premier Nawaz Sharif has arrived at the Federal Judicial Complex. Five witnesses have been summoned today to record their statements. The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had filed three interim corruption […]

SC questions legality of funds to lawmakers before elections

By The Frontier Post | March 14, 2018

Tariq Ullah Wardag ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar on Tuesday  took notice of distribution of development funds among lawmakers of the ruling party and its allies. While presiding over a case in government advertisements separate case, the chief justice remarked that the court is hearing reports that development funds are being doled […]

NAB court reserves verdict on NBP president plea

By The Frontier Post | March 14, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The accountability court on Tuesday hearing references against Ishaq Dar over assets beyond known income resources reserved its verdict on the plea from NBP President Muhammad Saeed to reject the interim NAB reference filed against him. Giving his arguments over the case, Saeed’s counsel Hashmat Habib said that as per the language […]

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Turkey to lay siege to Afrin city center soon: Erdogan

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday said the Turkish army would lay siege to Syria’s Afrin city center in the coming days. Addressing the Justice and Development (AK) Party’s parliamentary group meeting, Erdogan said Turkey entered Syria’s Afrin region “to make the region livable and secure.” The president said the “lasting” security […]

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Rohingya refugees in BD exceeded

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISTANBUL: The World Health Organization on Tuesday said an estimated 688,000 Rohingyas refugees had crossed over into Bangladesh from Myanmar since Aug. 25, 2017, joining over 200,000 people who had arrived earlier. In a written statement issued on Tuesday, the WHO said the camps — which it called the world’s biggest refugee settlement […]

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UK won’t be like ‘Mad Max’ after Brexit, minister says

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

Ahmet Gurhan Kartal LONDON: The U.K. does not want to undermine the EU and it won’t be “plunged into a Mad Max-style world borrowed from dystopian fiction,” Brexit secretary said Tuesday. In a speech delivered in the Austrian capital Vienna, David Davis said the U.K. will continue its “track record of meeting high standards” when […]

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Egypt places Opposition figure on terror list

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

Viola Fahmy CAIRO: An Egyptian court on Tuesday ordered that Abdel Moneim Aboul-Fotouh, a prominent opposition figure, be added to Egypt’s list of “terrorists”, according to Egypt’s official Middle East News Agency. The ruling is set to go into effect 60 days from its announcement. Last week, public prosecution authorities ordered that Aboul-Fotouh be detained […]

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Syrian regime attacks kill 167 civilians in E Ghouta

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

Mohamad Misto EASTERN GHOUTA: At least 167 civilians have been killed in past two days by intensified Syrian regime attacks in the Damascus suburbs of Eastern Ghouta, said sources from the Syrian Civil Defense on Tuesday. Sources from the Civil Defense, also known as the White Helmets, told Anadolu Agency that regime attack on civilian […]

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Six Houthis killed in skirmish with army in Yemen

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

Mohamed al-Samei SANAA: Six Houthi rebels were killed fighting army troops in Yemen’s central Al-Bayda province on Monday, according to a local official. Speaking to Anadolu Agency by phone, Mossad al-Salahi, general director of Al-Bayda’s Nati directorate, said army troops and pro-government “popular resistance” forces had opened fire on a Houthi patrol with rocket launchers. […]

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NAB KP starts probing against Zadran group

By The Frontier Post | April 29, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR : National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa initiated initial probe against Zadran Group Peshawar, involved in cheating public at large under the garb of Muddaraba Business. The Spokesperson said on Saturday that accused Gul Mar Jan owner of Zadran Group Peshawar lured the general public to invest their hard earned money in […]

Three terrorists held

By The Frontier Post | April 29, 2018

F.P. Report FAISALABAD: Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) has foiled a terrorism plan by arresting three terrorists of a banned outfit along with explosive material here on Saturday. CTD spokesman said CTD police station Faisalabad received information that three terrorists belonging to Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) were present near Banaspati Factory Sammundri Road and wanted to launch […]

PPP was blocked in 2013 in engineered election: Ex-MPA

By The Frontier Post | April 29, 2018

F.P. Report TIMERGARA: The Pakistan People Party divisional vice president and former MPA Muhammad Zamin Khan on Saturday said his party was blocked to freely run election campaign in 2013 in order to keep it away from the powers. He said the PPP was still the most popular party in the country that would form […]

4 killed in Wana firing incident

By The Frontier Post | April 29, 2018

Shahzada Wazir WANA: At least four people including a sub contractor were killed when unknown gunmen opened fire on them at Shrawangai tehsil Tiarza on Friday night. According to details, armed men opened fire at the tent killing four people on the spot and the deceased were identified as Hassan Yar son of Jabar khan […]

Zardari says he does not trust in Nawaz Sharif

By The Frontier Post | April 28, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari has said that he does not trust former premier Nawaz Sharif. Talking to a private TV channel on Saturday he said the PPP demonstrated enough tolerance for the sake of democracy in the state, adding, “Our fault is only this that we talk of […]

FBR indulges in double taxations, alleges CM Murad

By The Frontier Post | April 28, 2018

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) is trying to recover double taxation, as at the time of payments to suppliers the Accountant General, Sindh withholds and deposit the same amount to FBR as `Withholding Agent’ and now the FBR has again been […]

Afghanistan

Noor says ready to step if Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah resigns

By The Frontier Post | January 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The chief executive of Jamiat-e-Islami Ata Mohammad Noor has said he is ready to step down from the political administration of the northern Balkh province only if President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani and chief executive Abdullah Abdullah resign from their posts. Speaking during a gathering in Mazar-e-Sharif city late on Saturday afternoon, Noor […]

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Ghani urges UNSC for actions against supporters of terrorists

By The Frontier Post | January 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani urged to step up fight against the terrorist groups without any distinction and in line with the consensus achieved during the visit of the United Nations Security Council members in Kabul. President Ghani in reaction to the coordinated attack on Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul said the […]

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Wolesi Jirga members start 45-day vacations

By The Frontier Post | January 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The 45-day winter vacations of the Wolesi Jirga started after holding 54 general gatherings. According to administrative board of Wolesi Jirga, they were successful in the last session. The activities during this period of time were as per the law. Secretary of Wolesi Jirga, Irfanullah Irfan said the Wolesi Jirga held 54 […]

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Samangan truckers on strike against police extortion

By The Frontier Post | January 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk AIBAK: Truck drivers who transport coal from the Shababak coalmine in northern Samangan province on Sunday went on strike, vowing to continue their protest until extortion on the road was stopped. Ghazanfar, one of the protesting drivers, equated the prevailing situation on the road between Mazar-i-Sharif, the capital of northern Balkh province, and […]

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At least five killed as militants attack Kabul’s hotel

By The Frontier Post | January 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: As many as five people were killed and six others were injured on Saturday night after the militants attacked Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel. The militants seized hostages and started exchange of gunfire with security forces. The Afghan Interior Ministry, spokesman, Najib Danish told on Sunday morning that security forces rescued 126 hostages including […]

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Bomb blast leaves 2 dead, hurt

By The Frontier Post | January 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk KHOST: A bomb blast left one person dead and another wounded in Gardez, capital of southeastern Paktiya province, police said Saturday. The bomb attached to a private motorcar detonated in the limits of Gardez city just before noon Saturday, Sardar Wali Tabassum, spokesman of Paktiya police, told media person. He said driver of […]

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Business

Ford to boost investment in electric cars

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): Ford says it will boost its investment in electric vehicles to $11bn (£8bn) in the next five years, more than doubling a previous commitment. Chairman Bill Ford said the car maker would have 40 hybrid and fully electric vehicles in its range by 2022. It comes as countries around the world put […]

Production of POL products up by 15.67% in 4 months

By The Frontier Post | January 15, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The production of petroleum products witnessed 15.67 percent increase during the first four months (July-October) of the current fiscal year as compared to the corresponding period of the last fiscal year. According to latest data of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS), the petroleum products that contributed in positive growth included motor spirits, […]

WCCI founder hopes new CM to bring prosperity

By The Frontier Post | January 15, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Founder President of the Quetta Women Chamber of Commerce & Industry and Former Vice President FPCCI, Fehmida Jamali has extended felicitations to Abdul Quddus Bizenjo on his election as new Chief Minister of Balochistan who was voted as 16th Chief Executive of country’s area-wise largest province. She hoped the new chief Ministers […]

‘AGP to audit every penny of national exchequer’

By The Frontier Post | January 15, 2018

ISLAMABAD (APP): The Auditor General of Pakistan (AGP), Javed Jahangir has reiterated AGP’s mandate to conduct audit of accounts of all the public sector organizations and institutions running on public money.”Wherever public money is involved and even if a single penny of public exchequer is utilized, we will conduct audit there” he asserted while speaking […]

After emissions scandal, Volkswagen on US comeback trail with all-new Jetta

By The Frontier Post | January 15, 2018

DETROIT (Reuters): Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) will launch an all-new Jetta compact car, its biggest seller in America, at the Detroit Auto Show on Sunday as the German carmaker looks to revive sales in the world’s second-largest auto market and move on from the emissions scandal that has tarnished its reputation over the past few years. The […]

Ford unveils future Ranger pickup

By The Frontier Post | January 15, 2018

NEW YORK (Reuters): Ford Motor Co (F.N) on Sunday will officially take the wraps off its long-awaited Ranger midsize pickup truck, a year ahead of its arrival in showrooms, as rivals consolidate positions in a segment Detroit automakers once gave up for dead. Ford executives did not disclose prices or fuel efficiency ratings for the […]

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Sports

Pele backs Brazil to win sixth World Cup

By The Frontier Post | January 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk RIO DE JANEIRO: Footballing legend Pele said that Brazil are favourites to win the World Cup in Russia, four years on from their humiliation on home soil. Five-time winners Brazil were thrashed 7-1 in the 2014 semi-finals by eventual champions Germany at the Maracana, but Pele, considered one of the best players of […]

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Shoaib Malik narrowly escapes head injury

By The Frontier Post | January 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk LAHORE: Pakistan cricket teams all rounder Shoaib Malik narrowly escaped head injury while trying to take a run as he was hit on his head with a wayward throw during the fourth one day international against New Zealand at Hamilton on Tuesday. Shoaib was assessed on field by match doctor and team physio. […]

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Mitchell Johnson pulls out of PSL 3

By The Frontier Post | January 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: Australian pacer Mitchel Johnson has pulled out of the upcoming edition of Pakistan Super League. Sources privy to the matter have confirmed to media that Johnson, who was picked by Karachi Kings, has informed the PSL management of his unavailability. “Mitchel has informed the PSL that he needs some rest before the […]

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U19 World Cup: Afridi stars as Pakistan humiliate Ireland

By The Frontier Post | January 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk WHANGAREI: Left-arm pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi decimated the Irish batting line-up and guided Pakistan to a comfortable nine-wicket win in the International Cricket Council (ICC) U19 World Cup Group D match in Whangarei on Tuesday. After deciding to bowl first in bowling friendly conditions, the Boys in Green remained on top and never […]

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Happy to be visiting Pakistan again, says Dutch Hockey Legend

By The Frontier Post | January 17, 2018

ISLAMABAD (APP): Former Netherlands penalty corner specialist Floris Jan Bovelander shared his excitement regarding coming back to Pakistan as part of World XI tour. “I am very happy to be back in Pakistan,” he said in a video statement shared by Pakistan Hockey Federation, private news channel reported. Bovelander can be seen in the video […]

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New Zealand comprehensively defeat Pakistan in 4th ODI

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk HAMILTON: New Zealand defeated Pakistan in the fourth ODI which was played at Hamilton on Tuesday and looking for a clean sweep after getting 4-0 leading the series. Pakistan put a improved batting show after giving 263 target for the opponent with the help of Fakhar Zaman, Harris Sohail, Sarfaraz Ahmed and Muhammad […]

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