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Avenfield case: Accountability court adjourned hearing against Sharifs till April 9 owing to judge’s ill health  

By The Frontier Post | April 6, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Accountability court on Friday hearing a corruption reference against disqualified prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his members adjourned the Avenfield case until April 9 due to ill health of the accountability court judge. Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (retd) Safdar reached the court to attend the hearing of Avenfield properties […]

CJP Saqib Nisar summons PIA MD along with audit report

By The Frontier Post | April 6, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar on Friday has summoned the Managing director of Pakistan International Airline along with an audit report. Supreme court of Pakistan issued a statement in this regard and according to it, CJP has summoned the PIA chief in person on April 12 and he has directed […]

Will continue to raise voice for sanctity of votes: Nawaz Sharif

By The Frontier Post | April 6, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has said that those who are trying to put me behind the bar will not stop my voice because the people of Pakistan are with me and will not accept any decision against the will of the people. Nawaz Sharif said this while talking to media outside […]

PM Abbasi arrives in Kabul to hold talks with Afghan leadership

By The Frontier Post | April 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi received guard of honor at the Afghan presidential palace on Friday as he arrived in Kabul on official visit on Afghan leadership invitation. Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif, , Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal and Khyber Pakhtunkwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra, National Security Adviser Lt Gen (retd) Nasser Janjua among other officials, […]

152 govt officials concealed dual nationality, SC told

By The Frontier Post | April 6, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Thursday informed the Supreme Court (SC) that 152 government officials had concealed their dual nationality. A three-member bench, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar, was hearing the suo motu case on dual nationalities of government officials. During the hearing, FIA Director General […]

Will pack up if I fail to resist martial law: CJP says

By The Frontier Post | April 6, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar has categorically said that the upcoming general elections will be held on time, without any delay. “There is no room for judicial martial law in the country,” he said while addressing an event held in honour of late human rights activist Asma Jahangir. He said […]

Global

19 civilians killed in regime airstrikes in Eastern Ghouta

By The Frontier Post | March 9, 2018

Mohamad Misto EASTERN GHOUTA: At least nineteen civilians have been killed by Bashar al-Assad regime’s airstrikes in besieged Eastern Ghouta on Thursday, according to Syria’s civil defense agency. The regime’s continued ground and air attacks on Eastern Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, came despite separate cease-fire initiatives endorsed by Russia and the UN Security Council. […]

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US warns Africa against N. Korea’s nuclear ambitions

By The Frontier Post | March 9, 2018

Addis Getachew ADDIS ABABA: U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Thursday called on African nations to join Washington in putting pressure on North Korea to quit its nuclear program. Tillerson began the first leg of his five-nation Africa tour with a visit to Ethiopia after he arrived in the capital Addis Ababa on Wednesday. […]

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Pakistan does not have the same influence over Taliban: Jangua

By The Frontier Post | March 8, 2018

  Jalil Afridi Washington DC: Foreign Secretary of Pakistan said that Pakistan welcomes the recent statement of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani for opening the doors of negotiations with Taliban. Tehmina Jangua while speaking to Pakistani journalists in Washington DC stated that Pakistan supports Afghan led and Afghan own dialogue process with Taliban. Tehmina Jangua stated […]

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EU, US criticized for ‘rushing to deport’ migrants

By The Frontier Post | March 8, 2018

Fatih Erel GENEVA: The UN human rights chief on Wednesday criticized EU states for preventing asylum seekers from reaching Europe and the U.S. “I am deeply concerned about the current overriding focus of EU states on preventing migrants from reaching Europe, and rushing to deport many who do,” the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, […]

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Police lethargy slammed in SL communal violence

By The Frontier Post | March 8, 2018

Dilrukshi Handunnetti COLOMBO: A Muslim leader in Sri Lanka slammed police “lethargy” for failing to take appropriate steps to prevent and control spiraling communal violence as the country entered its second day of state of emergency on Wednesday. Sri Lankan authorities appeared to be in a state of panic as all schools were shut down […]

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Probe into ex-spy’s suspected poisoning continues: UK

By The Frontier Post | March 8, 2018

Ahmet Gurhan Kartal LONDON: Britain has stepped up its efforts to investigate the mysterious case of an ex-Russian spy and his daughter falling gravely ill due to suspected poisoning. As officials said they would respond “appropriately and robustly” to find out what put former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in critical condition, Russia denied […]

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Bilour warns Town Nazims for removing ANP banners

By The Frontier Post | June 9, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Provincial spokesman of the Awami National Party (ANP) Haroon Bashir Bilour warned Town Nazim Peshawar for removing ANP banners and suggested him to give due attention to resolve people problem without party affiliation. He said it does suits the Town Nazim Peshawar for removing ANP banners on govt buildings and other places […]

Envoy felicitates Shamshad on assuming new assignment

By The Frontier Post | June 9, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Acting Ambassador of People’s Republic of China, Mr. Zhao Lijan Friday felicitated Minister for Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Planning and Development, Dr. Shamshad Akhtar on accepting the new and rather challenging assignment. During a call on meeting with the minister, Lijan expressed the hope that keeping in view her vast […]

Polio case surfaces in Balochistan

By The Frontier Post | June 9, 2018

F.P. Report QUETTA: A fresh case of polio has surfaced from Duki district of Balochistan. According to sources in the provincial health department, an 18-month-old boy Muhammad Usman from Killi Babran of Duki fell victim to the virus that was diagnosed in him Friday morning. Sources in the health department said Usman was administered the […]

Disciplined JI faces rifts, field’s candidate against Siraj

By The Frontier Post | June 9, 2018

F.P. Report TIMERGARA: Serious rifts among the Jamaat-i-Islami Lower Dir leadership and diehard activists were surfaced after the nomination of candidates for two national and five provincial assembly seats in the district. A strong group including members of the JI district executive council having the support of thousands of party workers publically announced here the […]

Encroachments, traffic rules violation cause traffic jam in Zhob

By The Frontier Post | June 9, 2018

Rafiullah Mandokhail ZHOB: Traffic jam has become a routine mater especially on Quetta and Dera Ismail Khan road here in Zhob. Encroachments and illegal parking have exacerbated the matter, which adds to mental trauma of the people delaying them from reaching their destinations. It irritates and frustrates people especially those traveling in an emergency. Illegal […]

KP government re-designated the position of political agent into DC

By The Frontier Post | June 8, 2018

F.P.Report PESHAWAR: After the merger of Federal Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa the KP re-designated the positions of political agents with deputy commissioners (DCs) in Fata , said in a notification issued by Home and Tribal Affairs Department. The posts of additional political agents and assistant political agents were also replaced by additional […]

Afghanistan

15 Daesh gunmen killed in Kunar

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk KUNAR: As many as fifteen Daesh gunmen were killed and 20 others were injured in the ongoing clashes in eastern Kunar province on Monday. The officials told local Afghan media that the clashes were started on Sunday evening following the militants attacked on the security check posts in Chawki district of Kunar. Official […]

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Afghanistan defeats Bangladesh ahead of U-19 World Cup

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Afghanistan U-19 Cricket Team won the warm-up match against Bangaldesh by 56 runs on Monday in New Zealand ahead of Under-19 World Cup. Afghan cricket set the target of 208 for the opponent after batting first, Azmatullah Omarzai scored 81 runs off 66 balls while Bahir Shah made 44 off 60. In […]

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More than 15,000 families displaced this year

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: Officials in Nangarhar province say 15,314 families have been displaced as a result of war in the province during the current solar year. They say 13,665 of the displaced households have received, including food, clothes and cash. About 60 percent of the displaced are from Khogyani district. But amazingly, displaced families from […]

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In Nuristan, cases of violence against women addressed by jirgas

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: The Women’s Affairs Department in eastern Nuristan province says many incidents of violence against women are being resolved by tribal elders instead of courts. Some 45 cases of violence against women have been recorded during the ongoing solar year. None of the cases referred to the judicial organs has been resolved so […]

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Child abducted for suicide attack rescued

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Afghan police forces have rescued a child who was kidnapped from the outskirts of Kabul as the militants were looking to train and brainwash him for a suicide attack. The local security officials in Maidan Wardak province said the 12-year-old boy was rescued during an operation from the vicinity of Jalrez […]

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Civilians among 10 killed in operations

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk LASHKARGAH: At least eight Taliban and two civilians, including a woman, have been killed during nighttime operations in southern Helmand province, an official said on Sunday. Hajji Abdullah, a resident of Nawzad district, told media that security forces had conducted an overnight operation in the area. A woman and a man were killed […]

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Business

Shipping activity at Port Qasim

By The Frontier Post | January 23, 2018

KARACHI (APP): Oil tanker Maersk Tacoma carrying 42,020 tonnes Diesel oil arrived at outer anchorage of Port Qasim on Sunday. Berth occupancy was observed at the Port at 35% on Sunday where a total of six ships namely, CMA CGM Nermada, Safmarine Ngami, Morninghstar, Tamar, Bulk Electra and UACC Riyadh are currently occupying berths to […]

Real Estate Expo 2018 will start from 27 January

By The Frontier Post | January 22, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Real Estate Expo 2018 & Award Show, Karachi’s biggest property event for local realtors, builders & developers and related professionals, is announced by renowned realtor group Pak Real Estate Group in collaboration with the Defence Clifton Association of Real Estate Agents (DEFCLAREA) & Defence Society Residents Association (DSRA). The exhibition will […]

FPCCI newly elected team visits RCCI

By The Frontier Post | January 22, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: The newly elected president of Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) Ghazanfar Bilour has urged government to take immediate steps for exporter’s refunds claims. Addressing as chief guest at a reception in the honor of newly elected office bearers of FPPCI by Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) […]

Branding Pakistan internationally campaign being designed to promote exports

By The Frontier Post | January 22, 2018

ISLAMABAD (INP): The government would initiate Branding Pakistan internationally with a well-designed campaign to promote exports as well as enhancing competitiveness of country’s products in international market. Ministry of Commerce is working on developing a three-stage communication and image building strategy which will work on Branding Pakistan (Image building), made in Pakistan (trade) and Make […]

Govt urged to negotiate balance trade

By The Frontier Post | January 22, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The Businessmen Panel (BMP) on Sunday urged the government to negotiate Indonesian President Joko Widodo on its official visit to Pakistan which will commence on 26th of this month so that balance of trade between two countries could also be compliment to Pakistani exporters. BMP Chairman Mian Anjum Nisar said: “Pakistan and […]

Recent decisions taken to streamline import of used vehicles

By The Frontier Post | January 22, 2018

ISLAMABAD (INP): Ministry of Commerce for the information of general public and stakeholders including overseas Pakistanis has clarified that the recent decisions were taken for streamlining the process of facilitating import of used vehicles in the country. Overseas Pakistanis have the facility of importing used cars under baggage, gift and transfer of residence schemes. The […]

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Sports

Ashes: Crane set for debut as Woakes misses out

By The Frontier Post | January 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk SYDNEY: England will give a debut to leg-spinner Mason Crane in the fifth Ashes Test, with pace bowler Chris Woakes missing out because of a side strain. Hampshire’s Crane, 20, will become the youngest specialist spinner to play for England in 90 years at the Sydney Cricket Ground. All-rounder Moeen Ali keeps his […]

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Germany improves to 2-0 at Hopman Cup

By The Frontier Post | January 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk PERTH: Alexander Zverev and Angelique Kerber gave Germany its second consecutive win at the Hopman Cup mixed teams tennis tournament with singles victories Wednesday over Canadians Vasek Pospisil and Eugenie Bouchard. No. 4-ranked Zverev beat Pospisil 6-4, 6-2 and Kerber, the 2016 Australian Open and U.S. Open champion, defeated Bouchard 6-1, 6-3. Germany […]

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Pakistan defeat NZ XI by 120 runs

By The Frontier Post | January 3, 2018

Monitoring Desk NELSON: Pakistan team set a huge total of 342 in 50 overs for the New Zealand XI in their warm-up match in Nelson on Wednesday. Pakistan was put in to bat first after New Zealand XI won the toss and in response Pakistan were off a flying start after Fakhar Zaman and Azhar […]

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Sharapova downs Riske in tough test

By The Frontier Post | January 3, 2018

Monitoring Desk SHENZHEN: Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova came back from a set down to defeat American Alison Riske at the Shenzhen Open on Tuesday and book a spot in the quarter-finals. Riske, who had been hoping for her first win against the former world number one, proved to be a tough opponent early […]

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Ponting denies talk of Australia T20 coaching agreement

By The Frontier Post | January 3, 2018

Monitoring Desk SYDNEY: Ricky Ponting insists no deal has been agreed for him to coach Australia at the next ICC World Twenty20. Reports have indicated that Ponting is in line to coach the team in the World T20 in 2020, with Darren Lehmann set to leave his role after the 2019 Ashes. Despite being in […]

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KP Football Association completes Cub registration, players transfer

By The Frontier Post | January 3, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Secretary Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Football Association and former national team skipper Basit Kamal has said that they have completed a process of new club registration and players transfer well before fixing of the date. Talking to media persons, Basit Kamal said that they got registration of new clubs and some of the players […]

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