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Musharaf wants to appear before court in treason case, says counsel

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Lawyer of former dictator, General (retd) Pervez Musharraf informed a special court that his client is ready to appear before the court in person to clarify the position in the treason case filed against him. During the hearing, Lawyer Salman Safdar told the special court that Musharraf does not want to record […]

Fawad Chaudhry directs to verify qualification degrees of PTV, Radio Pakistan employees

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Federal Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry has directed the authorities to verify the qualification degrees of employees appointed in Radio Pakistan and Pakistan Television, on Monday. Chaudhry directed the authorities to form a board to verify the degrees of the employees who were appointed after 2008, when the Pakistan People Party (PPP) formed […]

By-polls: PTI’s Zehra Batool defeats son in PP-272 Muzaffargarh

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2018

F.P. Report MUZAFFARGARH: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) candidate for PP-272, Zehra Batool defeated her son in the by-polls which was held on Sunday. In an unusual contest, Zehra Batool was contesting election on PTI ticket and defeated her son Haroon Sultan Bukhari, an independent candidate. According to unofficial results of the by-polls held on October 14, […]

People have lost faith in PM Imran, says Khaqan Abbasi

By The Frontier Post | October 14, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE : Former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said on Sunday the people have lost faith in Prime Minister Imran Khan as was evident from the results of today’s by-elections. Abbasi, who won the NA-124 seat with a margin of over 45,000 votes against Ghulam Mohiuddin of the ruling PTI, was speaking to […]

By Election: PTI, PML-N projected to win four National Assembly seats

By The Frontier Post | October 14, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: In the by-election on 11 National Assembly seats, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) are neck and neck. The PTI is projected to take home four seats NA-53, NA-60, NA-63 and NA-243. However, the PTI is projected to lose NA-131 as PML-N’s Khawaja Saad Rafique is leading in the Lahore […]

Will visit UK next week to reopen corruption cases: Shahzad Akbar

By The Frontier Post | October 14, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Accountability Shahzad Akbar on Sunday said that government officials will visit the UK next week in order to get corruption cases reopened. During a press conference held in the federal capital, Akbar said that an agreement with the UK government to reopen corruption cases is […]

Global

Cyclone Titli batters eastern India, 300,000 evacuated

By The Frontier Post | October 11, 2018

NEW DELHI (AFP): A cyclone packing winds of up to 150 kilometres (95 miles) per hour and heavy rains hit eastern India early Thursday, with over 300,000 people evacuated from low-lying areas and two men reported killed. Officials in neighbouring Bangladesh said they were on alert in the coastal district of Cox’s Bazar, home to […]

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Saudi Arabia opens high-speed railway to public

By The Frontier Post | October 11, 2018

JEDDAH (AFP): Saudi Arabia’s new high-speed railway opened to the public on Thursday, whisking Muslim pilgrims and other travellers between Mecca and Medina, Islam’s holiest cities. The Haramain High Speed Rail system will transport passengers 450 kilometres (280 miles) via the Red Sea port of Jeddah at speeds of up to 300 kilometres per hour. […]

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China says US seeks to ‘disturb’ Xinjiang policies

By The Frontier Post | October 11, 2018

BEIJING (AFP): China on Thursday accused the United States of seeking to “disturb” its security policies after a US congressional report said Beijing’s mass internment of Muslim minorities may constitute “crimes against humanity”. The report by the Congressional-Executive Commission on China described the situation of human rights in China as “dire” and worsening, a trend […]

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IG: Four FBI staff leaked Intel on Manchester attack

By The Frontier Post | October 11, 2018

WASHINGTON (Sputnik): Four FBI employees have broken rules put in place by the agency and the Department of Justice (DOJ) by leaking intelligence on the 2017 bombing in Manchester, the US Office of the Inspector General (OIG) said in a new report released on Wednesday. “The OIG investigation found that some FBI personnel forwarded the […]

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Lavrov says Idlib demilitarization ‘progressing well’

By The Frontier Post | October 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk MOSCOW: Russia’s top diplomat on Wednesday said Turkey’s efforts to establish a demilitarized zone in Syria’s Idlib were “progressing well” as an October 15 deadline draws near for the completion of the task. “The deadline for demilitarized zones to be fully functional expires on October 15. A day or two do not play […]

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US ‘pleased’ some States stop buying Iran’s oil: Fannon

By The Frontier Post | October 11, 2018

LONDON (Sputnik): Washington is “very pleased” that several states and companies are “moving forward” to stop buying Iranian oil, US Department of State Assistant Secretary of Bureau of Energy Resources Francis R. Fannon stated. “Iran uses its oil revenues for funding proxy wars and terrorism. The United States is working with allies and partners to […]

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Pakistan

Clearing agents observe strike at Torkham border

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2018

Ahmad Nabi LANDIKOTAL: Clearing process of export and import came to halt last day when the clearing agents association Torkham started indefinite strike against what they said anti-trading policies adopted by the custom and National Logistic Cell (NLC)at Torkham border. They were on the view that due to unfavorable strategies business with Afghanistan and other […]

NAB officials want evidence against Saad Rafique: Ex-VC Punjab University

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Mujahid Kamran, former vice chancellor of Punjab University who was released from the custody of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Friday, has said that officials of the anti-graft body want evidence against PML-N lawmaker Khawaja Saad Rafique. Speaking to media different news channels on Friday, Kamran said up to four suspects are […]

PM Imran has proved he is Hitler, says Khursheed Shah

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

F.P. Report SUKKUR: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Khursheed Shah provided his analysis of a statement by Prime Minister Imran Khan regarding leaders taking U-turns. In a meeting with senior journalists, Prime Minister Khan said a leader who does not know how to take U-turns according to the requirements of the situation is not a […]

President Alvi unhappy with 32-vehicle protocol, refuses to exit Lahore airport

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: President Arif Alvi on Friday expressed resentment over the huge protocol assigned to him on his arrival at Lahore’s Allama Iqbal International Airport. In a tweet, he told that at least 32 vehicles are present outside the airport to escort him to the venue. Refusing to take the protocol, the president insists […]

PM shares concerns with Sanjrani over barring Fawad Chaudhry from Senate

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan expressed his concerns over an entry ban on Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry from Senate sessions, during a telephonic conversation with Upper House Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani. According to details, PM Khan urged Senate chairman to resolve the matter with mutual understanding. On which, Sanjrani told the premier that he […]

Era of progress begins in Balochistan, says Lt Gen Asim Bajwa

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

F.P. Report CHAMAN: Commander Southern Command, Lieutenant General Asim Saleem Bajwa on Friday inaugurated Pakistan’s first ever Astro Turf cricket stadium in Chaman, Balochistan. Lt Gen Bajwa inaugurated the stadium by playing a shot, before handing it over to the cricket association. Addressing the inaugural ceremony, the commander southern command said that the time of […]

Afghanistan

Identities of 22m people entered into system: PRD

By The Frontier Post | September 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Population Registration Department (PRD) said five million new paper identity cards were issued to people during the past six months, amid claims of forgery. The PRD started a special tazkira distribution process only for people eligible to participate in elections. Hamayon Muhtat, PRD head, told a press conference in Kabul that […]

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Youths stage rallies to promote Afghanis

By The Frontier Post | September 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Dozens of Nangarhar youths staged rallies to promote the Afghan currency (Afghanis) against the growing use of foreign currencies, including Pakistani Rupees, in daily transactions. The local officials are saying that the youths had gathered in Spinghar Hotel and staged peaceful rallies to prevent the growing use of Pakistani Rupees and other […]

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Five Taliban killed in operation

By The Frontier Post | September 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk CHARIKAR: Five Taliban militants were killed and three others wounded during a security forces’ operation in Koh-i-Safi district of Parwan province, an official said Friday. The operation involving forces from Parwan and the Special Forces from Kabul was conducted in Bacha Khak area, said the Parwan governor’s spokesperson, Wahida Shahkar. She told Pajhwok […]

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11 gunmen killed in Nangarhar operation

By The Frontier Post | August 31, 2018

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: At least 11 gunmen were killed and 12 others were arrested in a military operation conducted by Afghan forces in Khogyani district of Nangarhar in province. The local officials told Afghan media outlet that the operation was conducted in Kooz Bahar area on Thursday night. Officials claimed that a Taliban commander was […]

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Work on biogas systems kick off in Nangarhar

By The Frontier Post | August 31, 2018

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: The construction of biogas systems has kicked off in Dara Noor district of eastern Nangarhar province in a bid to prevent the cut down of the trees and protect jungles in the district. The provincial head of agriculture directorate Rafiullah Rahimzai said at least 40 biogas systems would be established in this […]

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Kabul, Beijing talk counter-terrorism cooperation

By The Frontier Post | August 31, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: A Chinese delegation has met National Security Advisor (NSA) Hamdullah Mohib and discussed a bilateral mechanism for security cooperation between the two countries. Headed by Ching Koping, high commissioner on the war against terrorism and security affairs, the Chinese team called on Mohib in Kabul, said Qader Shah, head of the National […]

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Business

Alibaba founder Jack Ma to step down in one year

By The Frontier Post | September 10, 2018

BEIJING (Agencies): Jack Ma, the charismatic co-founder of China’s largest e-commerce firm Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, will step down as chairman in exactly one year on Sept. 10, 2019, the company said. Current Alibaba Chief Executive Daniel Zhang will replace him as chairman, while Ma will complete his current term on Alibaba’s board of directors […]

Indian rupee continues to fall as emerging markets come under pressure

By The Frontier Post | September 10, 2018

MUMBAI (Agencies): Indian bonds and the rupee slumped on Monday as emerging market assets came under renewed pressure amid the spectre of a rising dollar, higher crude oil prices and escalating global trade tensions. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and its peers in other emerging economies have been forced to defend their currencies recently […]

Oil prices climbs as U.S. drilling stalls, Washington sanctions against Iran loom

By The Frontier Post | September 10, 2018

SINGAPORE (Agencies): Oil prices rose on Monday as U.S. drilling for new production stalled and as the market eyed tighter conditions once Washington’s sanctions against Iran’s crude exports kick in from November. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $68.19 per barrel at 0344 GMT, up 44 cents, or 0.65 percent, from their […]

Debenhams calls in KPMG to assess future options

By The Frontier Post | September 10, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): Debenhams has brought in advisors from KPMG to assess a number of options to improve the fortunes of the department store chain. It is in the midst of a turnaround plan designed to cut costs and boost sales. Industry insiders say the firm and KPMG are looking at a number of potential […]

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 […]

Sports

Fit-again Maxwell eyes Pakistan Tests for return

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Australian batsman Glenn Maxwell, who is recovering from a shoulder injury, has said that he is hoping to get selected for the upcoming two-match Test series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The 29-year-old further assured that he would be ready for the series if selection went his way. “As […]

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Azarenka breezes into second round

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2018

Montreal (Agencies): Former world No. 1 Victoria Azarenka, who was playing for first time since retiring in the San Jose quarter-finals, kicked off her WTA Montreal tournament on Tuesday by dismissing Kristina Mladenovic in straight sets. Azarenka punched her ticket to the second round with a dominating 6-0, 6-1 victory in just 55 minutes over […]

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Yousuf rates Pakistan as favorites to win ICC World Cup 2019

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Former batsman Mohammad Yousuf believes that Pakistan is favorites to win the 2019 ICC World Cup. The former stalwart batsman said that Pakistan’s bowling can put them on top in the ODI carnival of next year. Furthermore, Pakistan had also triumphed in the 2017 edition of the Champions Trophy which took place […]

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Kenya’s 400m hurdles champ Nicholas Bett killed in car crash

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2018

Nigeria (Agencies): Kenyan athlete Nicholas Bett, the 2015 world 400 metre hurdles champion, was killed Wednesday in a car crash near his home in western Kenya, police said. “The accident occurred when his vehicle hit a bump and rolled and he died on the spot,” Nandi county police commander Patrick Wambani said from the scene […]

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Shahid Afridi to miss CPL due to knee rehab

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2018

Monitoring Desk Islamabad: Pakistan’s veteran all-rounder Shahid Afridi will miss the coming edition of Caribbean Premier League due to knee rehab. Pakistan’s former skipper, Afridi was picked by Jamaica Tallawahs for the sixth season of the CPL, along with his Pakistan and Karachi Kings teammate Imad Wasim. However, Boom Boom has announced via his official […]

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Steyn sets sights on Aussie ODIs

By The Frontier Post | August 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk Cape Town: Proteas pace ace targeting World Cup with November Australia series Dale Steyn admits Proteas pacer Kagiso Rabada is now “way better” than him, but the 35-year-old hopes his experience will keep him in the mix for next year’s World Cup in England. Steyn hasn’t played an ODI in nearly two years […]

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Fashion & Movies

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” — […]

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 […]

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