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Parliamentary committee confirms Justice Athar Minallah for IHC chief justice

By The Frontier Post | November 8, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Parliamentary Committee on Appointment of Judges (PCAJ) on Thursday accorded approval for Justice Athar Minallah as the new chief justice of the Islamabad High Court (IHC). The approval came as Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan chaired a meeting of the committee today. Pakistan Peoples Party’s Farooq H […]

11 killed in bar shootings in California

By The Frontier Post | November 8, 2018

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — At least 11 bar patrons and a sheriff’s deputy were killed late Wednesday in a shooting at a country and western dance hall in Thousand Oaks, Calif., that was holding an event for college students, officials said. The gunman is dead, officials said early Thursday, adding that there was no longer […]

SC to hear fake bank accounts case on Nov 12

By The Frontier Post | November 8, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan will hear the fake banl accounts and money laundering case on November 12. Chief Justice Saqib Nisar will head a three-member bench of the Supreme Court. According to reports, Supreme Court has sent notices to the attorney general, director general of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), prosecutor […]

Dharna violence case: ATC summons four federal ministers for next hearing

By The Frontier Post | November 8, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Anti-Terrorism Court of Islamabad summoned four federal ministers to appear before the court on the next hearing of the cases related to the 2014 sit-ins protest. According to reports, ATC Judge Syed Kausar Abbas Zaidi heard the cases pertaining to the attacks on PTV and Parliament House in 2014. The ATC rejected […]

Eight killed, 28 injured in Dadu road mishap

By The Frontier Post | November 8, 2018

F.P. Report DADU: As many as eight people including a woman were killed and 28 others injured when a passenger bus collided with a truck on Indus Highway in Dadu District on Thursday. Police told local media that the passenger bus was travelling to Karachi from Larkana and it hit a truck from behind near […]

Soldier martyred in unprovoked Indian firing

By The Frontier Post | November 8, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) has said that a Pakistani soldier was martyred in unprovoked Indian firing along the Line of Control (LoC) on Thursday. According to ISPR, Sepoy Zaheer Ahmed was martyred in Thub Sector of LOC due to unprovoked firing by Indian troops. He belonged to Sultan Pur village, Tehsil and […]

Global

Israeli jets strike positions in Gaza as tensions mount

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2018

GAZA CITY (AA): Israeli fighter jets on Monday evening struck positions across the blockaded Gaza Strip in response to the launch of scores of rockets from Gaza into southern Israel, according to the Israeli army. Along with the airstrikes, Israeli artillery units shelled positions across the Hamas-run coastal enclave. According to Gaza’s Health Ministry, at […]

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Separatists hold elections in Ukraine’s Donetsk, Luhansk

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2018

DONETSK (AFP): Voters in rebel-held east Ukraine chose new leaders Sunday after Russia defied Western calls not to sabotage peace talks and Kiev urged fresh sanctions against the Kremlin. In the Donetsk and Lugansk “People’s Republics” in Ukraine’s industrial east, voters headed to polling stations after a top rebel was killed in a cafe bombing […]

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Putin says talked to Trump in Paris, conversation went ‘well’

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2018

PARIS (Sputnik): Russian President Vladimir Putin said that he had had a good conversation with his US counterpart Donald Trump in Paris, where the two leaders traveled to take part in the celebrations dedicated to the 100th anniversary marking the end of World War I. “Yes,” the Russian leader told journalists when asked if he […]

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‘Britain’s armed forces making plans for ‘no deal’ Brexit’

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2018

LONDON (Reuters): Britain’s armed forces are making contingency plans for how they could support the country if Britain leaves the European Union without a deal, senior British defence officials said on Sunday. Asked what role the armed forces could play if there was a ‘no deal’ Brexit, British defence minister Tobias Ellwood said: “The armed […]

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Paris hosts ceremony to mark centenary of Armistice Day

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2018

PARIS (Reuters): President Emmanuel Macron led tributes to the millions of soldiers who died during World War One on Sunday, holding a solemn ceremony attended by dozens of world leaders in Paris to commemorate the centenary of the Armistice. U.S. President Donald Trump, Russian President Vladimir Putin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and dozens of princes, […]

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Brexit: New referendum still an option: Emily Thornberry

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2018

LONDON (BBC): Labour frontbencher Emily Thornberry has told the BBC “all options remain on the table”, including a new referendum, if MPs vote down a Brexit deal. She was asked about party leader Jeremy Corbyn’s comment to a German newspaper that Brexit cannot be stopped. Labour would prefer a general election, she said, but could […]

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Pakistan

Sudden hike in prices is a divine punishment: Siraj

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2018

F.P. Report TIMERGARA: Jamaat-i-Islami chief and senator Siraj ul Haq has termed the sudden hike in prices of various commodities as a divine punishment by Al-Mighty Allah. He was addressing the area elders during a conciliatory jirga held at the Hujra of Late Malik Muhammad Zarin at Maskini Darra here on Wednesday. The jirga resolved […]

Geyser explosion at school damages rooms in Landi Kotal

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2018

Ahmad Nabi LANDI KOTAL: Two staff rooms and a bathroom of government girls high secondary school, Landi Kotal were demolished, when electric geyser blew up with big bang here on last day According to watchman of the school, at 6:00 am early in morning the geyser, installed in bath room exploded, destroyed two staff rooms […]

Apex committee decides to promote arms industry in Dara Adamkhel: Shoukat

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Information and Broadcast Shaukat Yousafzai Wednesday said the apex committee has decided to regularize and facilitate arms industry in areas of erstwhile FATA. He told a press conference here that the apex committee has decided to allocate 800 to 1000 acre land for small, medium and large industry […]

CM assures of widening roads leading to picturesque areas for promoting tourism

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan has assured the acquisition of land for the widening of roads to picturesque areas of the province for promoting them on tourism lines. The provincial government was working on the infrastructure development throughout the province, he added. Chief Minister agreed to the reconstruction and rehabilitation of […]

2nd Maritime Security workshop commences

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2018

F.P. Report Lahore: Pakistan Navy is holding 2nd Maritime Security Workshop (MARSEW-18) on the theme ‘Blue Economy – Prosperous Pakistan’ at Pakistan Navy War College, Lahore from 12-20 Dec 18. This National level Workshop is aimed at affording an opportunity to underline the significance of maritime sector of Pakistan to create awareness for a paradigm […]

Traffic jams make lives of Swatis miserable

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2018

Shafi Ullah MINGORA: Traffic jamming has become routine as long queues of vehicles were seen on various roads of Mingora city including Shahdara to people Chowk, Nishat Chowk to Taj Cowk and Kanju to Nawakaly Chowk. The three kilometers distance is covered in hours due to continuous traffic jammed in the city while traffic warden […]

Afghanistan

8 ALP men killed in attack

By The Frontier Post | October 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk AIBAK: Eight Afghan Local Police (ALP) personnel have been killed and as many wounded during a clash with Taliban militants in the Dara-i-Sauf Payeen district of Samangan province, an official said on Thursday. Almas, an ALP commander in the Maqsood locality of the district, told Pajhwok Afghan News the insurgents stormed an ALP […]

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On reconciliation mission, Khalilzad due in Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | October 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Zalmay Khalilzad, America’s special representative for Afghanistan reconciliation, is making his first visit to Afghanistan, Pakistan and three Middle Eastern countries. Khalilzad will lead an inter-agency delegation to Afghanistan, Pakistan, the UAE, Qatar and Saudi Arabia from October 4 to 14, the State Department said. “Khalilzad’s mission is to coordinate and lead […]

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Badakhshan women seek buyers for handicrafts, agri products

By The Frontier Post | October 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk FAIZABAD: A number of participants of an exhibition in northeastern Badakhshan province complained about the lack of buyers for women’s handcrafts and agricultural products. More than 240 women supported by the Agha Khan Foundation have been busy making handcrafts and agricultural products in Badakhshan, but the craftswomen complained their products had no good […]

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Prasad set to coach Russell-led Nangarhar

By The Frontier Post | October 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: A former Indian pacer will coach the Nangarhar franchise in the inaugural Afghanistan Premier League (APL), scheduled to commence on Friday in Sharjah, a media report said on Thursday. Venkatesh Prasad, who has also been India’s bowling coach, would play the same role for the Nangarhar team during the event involving five […]

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NSC reviews report attack on Intercontinental Hotel

By The Frontier Post | October 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The meeting of the National Security Council (NSC) was organized to review some key security related issues, including the latest report regarding the attack on Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul which took place earlier this year. The Office of the President, ARG Palace, in a statement said the meeting was chaired by President […]

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Torkham: 12 security men, drivers arrested over corruption

By The Frontier Post | October 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: Twelve security guards and transport unions’ members have been arrested over corruption charges at the Torkham port in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Wednesday. Governor Hayatullah Hayat who made an inspection trip to the Torkham town, ordered detention of 12 persons for taking money from trucks, Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s […]

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Business

Dollar hits nine-month high against yen

By The Frontier Post | September 28, 2018

TOKYO (Agencies): The dollar was in fine fettle against its peers on Friday, advancing to a nine-month high versus the yen, after data reinforced upbeat views about the U.S. economy and backed the Federal Reserve’s signal for a steady course of rate increases over the next year. U.S. gross domestic product grew at a 4.2 […]

Oil prices increase amid looming US sanctions on Iran

By The Frontier Post | September 28, 2018

BEIJING (Agencies): Oil prices inched up on Friday, with investors trying to gauge the potential impact on supply from looming U.S. sanctions on Iran’s crude exports. The most-active Brent crude futures contract, for December, had risen 18 cents, or 0.22 percent, to $81.56 per barrel by 0126 GMT. That was close to a four-year high […]

Minister invites Kuwait to invest in CPEC, oil & gas sector

By The Frontier Post | September 28, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Minster for Finance Asad Umar invited the Kuwaiti businessmen to explore investment opportunities in Pakistan’s oil and gas sector and projects under China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). He said the Kuwaiti companies could help Pakistan in exploring Pakistan’s huge oil and gas reserves which were yet to be explored. The minister was […]

Turkish Airlines tops country’s Fortune 500 list

By The Frontier Post | September 28, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Turkey’s national flag carrier Turkish Airlines topped Fortune 500 list for Turkey based on exports volume, the company said on Thursday. The Turkish Airlines has been leading the Turkey’s Fortune 500 list since 2008, and ranked again first with exports volume of $8.05 billion in 2018, the statement read. “Our efforts being […]

Businesses not ready for digitalization

By The Frontier Post | September 28, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISTANBUL: Ninety-three percent of businesses from all around the world want to be a digital enterprise but more than half of them have troubles about digitalization, senior vice president of Dell EMC said Thursday. Speaking at the Dell Technologies Forum 2018 in Istanbul, Mohammed Amin said a Dell Technologies and Institute of Future […]

Turkey’s economic confidence index at 71 pts

By The Frontier Post | September 28, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: The confidence in Turkey’s economy fell in September, the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) revealed on Thursday. The economic confidence index dropped by 15.4 percent to 71 points in the month, down from 83.9 points in August, TurkStat said in a report. Data showed that all sub-indexes contributed negatively to the month-on-month decrease […]

Sports

Defeated, Shastri backs Kohli’s men

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk London: The coach says the team has played better overseas than Indian teams of the last 15-20 years India have lost the Test series in England, but coach Ravi Shastri insists that the current lot is travelling better than the teams of the last 15-20 years. India lost by 62 runs in the […]

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England’s Bairstow to keep wicket in India finale

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2018

Nottingham (Agencies): Jonny Bairstow will keep wicket for England in the fifth and final Test against India at The Oval, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced Thursday. Bairstow broke a finger keeping during India’s 203-run win in the third Test at Trent Bridge, with England limited-overs gloveman Jos Buttler taking over behind the stumps […]

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PCB appoints Grant Bradburn as fielding coach

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2018

LAHORE (Monitoring Desk): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) appointed Grant Bradburn as fielding coach of the national team on a full-time basis for a period of three years. Bradburn will be with the national team from the Asia Cup 2018 scheduled in the United Arab Emirates. The newly appointed fielding coach said, “It is a […]

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Shoaib Akhtar resigns as adviser to PCB Chief

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Former Pakistani fast bowler, Shoaib Akhtar has announced his resignation on Thursday from the post of adviser to Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman. He shared the news on his twitter and it read that this is to announce that I have resigned from the post of adviser to the chairman PCB effective […]

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Fakhar aims to repeat Champions Trophy performance

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan cricket team’s opener, Fakhar Zaman is aiming to repeat Champions trophy sterling performance in the Asia Cup being played from September 15 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. “I am focusing on enhancing my batting skills during the training camp to aim for scoring big scores in the event and I have set my […]

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‘Overlooked from team selection:’ Hafeez writes letter to Chairman PCB

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Former Pakistan Cricket Captain, Muhammad Hafeez has written a letter to Chairman, Pakistan Cricket Board, Ehsan Mani on being overlooked from Pakistan cricket team named for the Asia Cup being played in September 15, Dhaka. In the letter, he has narrated the injustice meted out to him and his rejection from the […]

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Fashion & Movies

Actor Jason Bateman gets Hollywood star

By The Frontier Post | July 27, 2017

Emmy-nominated actor Jason Bateman was honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Wednesday, 30 years after breaking into the movies in “Teen Wolf Too.” “Friends” star Jennifer Aniston, who appeared in five films with Bateman, and Will Arnett, his cast mate on television’s “Arrested Development,” gave speeches paying tribute to his […]

Shazia Manzoor makes music comeback

By The Frontier Post | July 26, 2017

LAHORE (Monitoring Desk): Lollywood playback singer Shazia Manzoor is back to the entertainment circuit following an extended hiatus. With preparations to release her first music album in eight years, it’s no surprise that the veteran artist has locked in Eidul Azha as the release date. Speaking with the private channel, the Raatan Kaaliyan crooner shed light as to why […]

Katrina Kaif leaves fans surprised with no arms ‘push-ups’

By The Frontier Post | July 26, 2017

NEW DELHI (Web Desk): Bollywood diva Katrina Kaif, who is not only known for her glamorous looks but also hard work in gym, has now shown up in new video doing unimaginable stunt. Katrina posted a new short video on Instagram in which she was seen doing push-ups by using her both arms at first […]

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 […]

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