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SC orders to demolish illegal buildings built amenity plots

By The Frontier Post | April 8, 2018

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Justice Supreme Court Justice Gulzar Ahmed on Saturday remarked that big dacoits were part of the Sindh Revenue department and if ban on transfer on land was lifted they will start distributing government lands among themselves. “The officers are going in charted planes and holding weddings of their kids abr-oad,” Justice Ahmed […]

CJP takes notice of ‘corruption’ in railways

By The Frontier Post | April 8, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday took suo moto notice of over Rs60bn alleged corruption in Pakistan Railways and summoned Railways Minister Saad Rafique and the secretary concerned on April 12. The chief justice, who headed a bench of the apex court, directed Secretary Pakistan Railways’ and members […]

PM says Afghanistan’s visit to prove milestone for Peace

By The Frontier Post | April 8, 2018

F.P. Report KHARAN: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Saturday said his recent visit to Afghanistan would prove to be a milestone for the bilateral ties and regional peace as it had helped overcome the trust deficit to a great extent. “The discussion was held in a cordial atmosphere and we hope that this visit will […]

US embassy official vehicle kills one person

By The Frontier Post | April 7, 2018

ISLAMABAD  – A youth was killed and two others sustained injuries when the United States military attache’s car collided with a motorcycle in the federal capital on Saturday. As per details, the bodies and injured people were rushed to hospital for medico-legal formalities and medical assistance. US Military Attache Mr Joseph was driving the car […]

PML(N) MNA Ramesh Kumar joins PTI

By The Frontier Post | April 7, 2018

KARACHI  – In a major setback to ruling Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PMLN), Dr. Ramesh Kumar on Saturday announced to join ranks of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) during a joint press conference with Imran Khan here in Islamabad. Kumar was selected member of National Assembly on minority seat by PMLN. Kumar vowed to serve masses along […]

Development brings normalcy in South Waziristan

By The Frontier Post | April 7, 2018

Peace in South Waziristan has brought a new wave of developmental projects aiming to revive normalcy once again in this region of Pakistan. Through tireless efforts of Pakistan army, many welfare projects for the wellbeing of the locals have been completed. Besides the setting up of the Agricultural Park, commercial centres, schools and hospitals have […]

Global

Turkish Airlines to buy at least 50 Airbus, Boeing jets

By The Frontier Post | March 10, 2018

ISTANBUL (AFP): Turkish Airlines has confirmed plans to buy at least 50 wide-body aircraft from Airbus and Boeing as the flag carrier ramps up its ambitions ahead of a move to a new Istanbul airport. The company said in a statement late Friday that it had agreed to buy 25 Boeing B787-9 aircraft, known as […]

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Military vehicles to roll through Washington in parade

By The Frontier Post | March 10, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reueters): Military vehicles will roll through Washington on November 11 in a salute to veterans, a Pentagon memo said Friday, detailing President Donald Trump’s dream of hosting a military parade. The White House announced a month ago that Trump had asked for a large-scale military parade, an unconventional call that immediately fueled comparisons with […]

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Three women, suspect dead in California hostage standoff

By The Frontier Post | March 10, 2018

YOUNTVILLE (AFP): A gunman and three women thought to be his hostages were found dead Friday at a California veterans home after an hours-long standoff with police. The assailant struck at 10:20am at the Veterans Home of California-Yountville in the Napa Valley, the largest veterans´ home in the United States with around 1,000 former servicemen […]

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11 countries sign historic free trade deal

By The Frontier Post | March 9, 2018

Barry Ellsworth TRENTON: The 11-country Trans-Pacific Partnership was officially signed Thursday in Chile, representing $10 trillion of the global economy. Now known as the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), the sweeping free trade deal was put in jeopardy after U.S. President Donald Trump pulled his country out of the pact three […]

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Indian court restores converted Muslim girl’s marriage

By The Frontier Post | March 9, 2018

Ahmad Adil NEW DELHI: India’s top court on Thursday overturned a decision of the Kerala High Court which had annulled the marriage of Hadiya, a Kerala-based girl who converted to Islam and married a Muslim man. A bench, led by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, allowed Hadiya to live with her husband, saying: “The […]

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Gulf leaders look to US to resolve inter-Arab dispute

By The Frontier Post | March 9, 2018

Ahmed al-Masri DOHA: A series of planned visits to the U.S. by prominent Arab Gulf personalities appears to be aimed at laying the groundwork for a major U.S.-Gulf summit in May. According to high-level Arab officials, the sought-for summit is mainly intended to resolve a months-long political crisis pitting Qatar against a four-nation Arab bloc […]

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Pakistan

Party workers protest outside Bani Gala over differences on party tickets

By The Frontier Post | June 9, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Workers of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) protested outside Imran Khan’s Bani Gala residence on Saturday and showed their reservations over the issuance of party tickets for the upcoming general election and termed it against the merit. The protesting PTI workers alleged that the party tickets were awarded to wrong persons and the leaderships […]

First monsoon rain breaks heatwave spell in parts of country

By The Frontier Post | June 9, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: The first rain of monsoon season experienced in most part of Punjab and it breaks the intense heatwave that had gripped the country on Saturday. According to details, Light rain along with gusty winds and dusstorm experienced in Lahore, Faisalabad, Sahiwal, Jhang, Pakpattan, Mian Channu, Hafizabad, and Toba Tek Singh cities of Punjab. Similarly, in […]

Woman gives birth outside health institute in DG Khan

By The Frontier Post | June 9, 2018

F.P. Report DG KHAN: A woman in Dera Ghazi Khan gave birth outside a hospital on Friday night after its management allegedly refused to admit her for delivery. The family member of woman told media that she was taken to the hospital at 11pm but the management refused to admit her and adding that despite […]

Top judge shows satisfaction over cleanliness condition in Karachi

By The Frontier Post | June 9, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP), Mian Saqib Nisar has said appreciated the provincial government and expressed satisfaction over cleanliness condition in Karachi. CJP said this while hearing the case on Saturday at Karachi registry, CJP said that he felt really happy after seeing garbage-less Karachi. The court was informed by the Advocate […]

Hassan Askari most educated CM: Pervez

By The Frontier Post | June 9, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League (PML) senior central leader and former Deputy Prime Minister Ch Parvez Elahi has said that Professor Hassan is the most educated Chief Minister of the history of the Punjab and he will take correct and impartial decisions, N-League is afraid of fair, transparent and neutral elections and is opposing […]

Baloch hopeful of Askari’s impartial role in elections

By The Frontier Post | June 9, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Secretary General of Jamaat-e-Islami (JI), Liaqat Baloch has said that after the failure of the Punjab Chief Minister and the leader of the opposition as also the parliamentary committee to agree on a caretaker Chief Minister for the province, it was the Election Commission’s prerogative to nominate the caretaker CM for the […]

Afghanistan

MoI reacts at Kandahar police chief recent remarks

By The Frontier Post | January 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Ministry of Interior of Afghanistan (MoI) officials reacted at the recent remarks of Kandahar police chief General Abdul Raziq amid a political deadlock betweent the Jamiat-e-Islami chief executive Ata Mohammad Noor and the central govenment. MoI deputy spokesperson Nusrat Rahimi told reporters on Friday that the ministry will take actions against […]

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European Union to assist Afghanistan’s trade

By The Frontier Post | January 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The European Union in Afghanistan will provide technical and financial support to Afghanistan to improve the country’s trade and exports to world markets. The European Union has helped in preparing national economy policy with Afghan government which will help in expansion of trade ties between Afghanistan and the world, said Maurizio CIAN […]

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Kandahar girls fight challenges to get modern education

By The Frontier Post | January 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk KANDAHAR: While facing a variety of challenges and threats, some girls in Kandahar province are managing to gain a modern education in centers of learning. However, in southern parts of the country girls continue to be deprived of education due to some customs and terrorist’s threats. Despite the challenges they face, they are […]

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Commanders among 20 IS fighters dead in Laghman airstrikes

By The Frontier Post | January 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: Afghan defense on Saturday said 20 Islamic State (IS) or Daesh fighters were killed after airstrikes in eastern Laghman province. The airstrikes were conducted in the Kandagal and Noorlam Dara areas of Alingar district yesterday, said Afghan National Army (ANA) 201st Corps in eastern Afghanistan. It said two commanders, Maulvi Turab and […]

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Suicide attack: Death toll rises to 20

By The Frontier Post | January 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Ministry of Interior (MoI) on Friday has said that the death toll has increased to 20 in a suicide attack in Kabul’s PD9. The MoI issued a statement in this regard and it added that 30 others were injured in the deadly attack. It further informed that the suicide bomber detonated […]

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Teachers on strike over unpaid salaries

By The Frontier Post | January 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk LASHKARGAH: Schoolteachers went on strike over not receiving their salaries in the Greshk district of Helmand province. The protesting teachers in hundreds gathered in Abu Alfateh School in Greshk district to announce their boycott of attending classes until their three months salaries were paid. One of the teachers, Abdul Hamid Khan, told Pajhwok […]

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Business

Coating show to enhance B2B concept: Allauddin

By The Frontier Post | January 21, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Punjab Minister Commerce, Trade and Investment, Sheikh Allauddin has said that some one month earlier Indonesian delegation visited Punjab and showed immense interest to expanding their business in Punjab. He said that today’s exhibition is the next step to enhance the B2B concept. He expressed these views while participating in Annual Pakistan […]

Purchase of sugarcane at rate of Rs180 to be ensured

By The Frontier Post | January 21, 2018

F.P. Report BAHAWALPUR: Provincial Minister for Agriculture Naeem Akhtar Bhabha has said that uninterrupted issuing of permits and purchase of sugarcane at the rate of Rs 180 per 40 kilograms would be ensured and no unfair deduction in prices would be tolerated. While addressing a meeting at Commissioner Officer Bahawalpur he said that Kisan Package […]

Oil prices fall as rally falters on growing US output concerns

By The Frontier Post | January 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk HOUSTON: Oil prices ended down and broke a four-week winning streak after a rally that had taken benchmarks to three-year highs, as investors sold positions on re-emerging US production concerns. Brent crude futures LCOc1 fell 70 cents, or 1 percent, to settle at $68.61 a barrel after hitting a session low of $68.28. […]

Iftikhar re-elected as VP SAARC chamber

By The Frontier Post | January 21, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Iftikhar Ali Malik,Vice President of SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI), an apex body of regional chambers in the region, sets a new record in South Asia getting re-elected for the post unanimously for sixth consecutive two years term. According to the notification of SAARC chamber issued here by its Secretary […]

German, Italian, Spanish companies keen for starting joint ventures with Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | January 21, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: A high level delegation of Pakistan Furniture Council (PFC) Saturday returned home from different European countries including Germany, Portugal, Austria, Spain and Italy after twelve days long extensive visit aimed at exploring new markets and strengthening existing bilateral trade relations with their counterparts in furniture industry during business to business contacts. Talking […]

PCJCCI launches first employment exchange programme

By The Frontier Post | January 19, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pak-China Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCJCCI) on Thursday launched the first employment exchange programme to let people know about the employment opportunities being created under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project. In order to put plan into reality, collaboration is made with Rozee.pk and is fully operational in the Chinese, […]

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Sports

Peshawar Blues win first phase of Pakistan Super League C’ship

By The Frontier Post | January 2, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Peshawar Blues clinched the trophy of the first phase of the ongoing Pakistan Super League Cricket Championship jointly organized by Peshawar Zalmi and Elementary Education Khyber Pakhtunkhwa here at Hayatabad Sports Complex ground on Tuesday. Peshawar Blues won the toss and made 193 runs for the loss of three wickets in the […]

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Mickey Arthur confident of good results in New Zealand

By The Frontier Post | January 2, 2018

ISLAMABAD (APP): Pakistan cricket head coach Mickey Arthur feels that players have acclimatised well with the conditions in New Zealand, before the team kicks off its tour with a 50-over warm-up match against New Zealand XI in Nelson on Wednesday. A day before Pakistan’s practice match, Arthur said the team is looking forward to the […]

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Federer wins in straight sets at Hopman Cup

By The Frontier Post | January 2, 2018

PERTH (Agencies): Roger Federer continued preparation for his Australian Open title defense with a 6-3, 7-6 (8) win over Karen Khachanov at the Hopman Cup, giving Switzerland a 1-0 lead over Russia. Federer’s partner Belinda Bencic was playing Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in a later women’s singles match Tuesday, with a Fast4 mixed doubles to follow. The […]

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ICC terms MCG pitch as poor after fourth Ashes Test

By The Frontier Post | January 2, 2018

F.P. Report MELBOURNE: The International Cricket Council (ICC) showed displeasure over the Melbourne Cricket Ground pitch for the fourth Ashes Test and rated it poor as only 24 wickets fall over five days. The criticism began after both the competing teams scored freely and Australia scored 327 and 263-4 declared in their two innings while […]

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Martin Guptill returns for Pakistan ODIs

By The Frontier Post | January 2, 2018

F.P. Report HOMILTON: Martin Guptill returns from injury while the spin duo of Mitchell Santner and Todd Astle were retained in New Zealand’s 13-man squad for the first two ODIs against Pakistan. Guptill missed New Zealand’s 3-0 rout of West Indies last month with a hamstring injury. However, he has regained fitness and is currently […]

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Pakistan needs someone like Dravid: Ramiz Raja

By The Frontier Post | January 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: Pakistan cricket former captain turn commentator, Ramiz Raja has stated that the country’s cricket board should hire a reputed cricketer like India’s Rahul Dravid for the youngsters. “I think the PCB should also consider appointing a former Test player who is well reputed and respected with the national junior team just like […]

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