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Will continue taking suo motu notices: CJP

By The Frontier Post | April 13, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar has shown his determination to continue taking suo motu notices on matters of public interest. The top judge made the remarks during the hearing of a case pertaining to pensions. “I will keep taking suo motu notices on education, clean drinking water or health issues,” […]

People should have the power to decide the fate of politicians: Bilawal

By The Frontier Post | April 13, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that People of Pakistan should only have the right to decide the fate of the Politicians. Bilawal said while sharing his views on Twitter on Friday.  Bilawal tweeted after a historic Supreme Court verdict ruled that lawmakers disqualified under Article 62(1)(f) of […]

Senate approves bill extending SC, PHC jurisdiction to tribal agencies

By The Frontier Post | April 13, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Upper house of Pakistan passed the bill on Friday, extending the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court and Peshawar High Court to the tribal agencies of Pakistan. The tribesmen were demanding the extension of the superior courts’ jurisdiction to the tribal belt at par with the rest of the country. Pakhtunkhwa Milli […]

People will reject the Nawaz’s disqualification for life, says Marriyum Aurangzeb

By The Frontier Post | April 13, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: State Minister for Information, Marriyum Aurangzeb has said that the decision of Supreme Court for disqualifying former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for life will not be accepted by the people. She this while issuing a statement after the Supreme Court announced a historic verdict that the disqualification under Article 62 (1)(f) of […]

Naqeebullah case: police arrest Rao Anwar’s encounter team member

By The Frontier Post | April 13, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Police arrested Rao Anwar’s encounter team member on Friday, who has been wanted to police in the Naqeebullah murder case. Suspended SSP Rao Anwar and 10 other policemen are accused in the killing of 27-year-old Naqeebullah Mehsud and three others who were killed in a fake police encounter in Karachi on January […]

Article 62: Apex court rules disqualification is for life

By The Frontier Post | April 13, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Friday ruled that the disqualified parliamentarian under Article 62(1)(f) of the constitution will be disqualified for life. The apex court barred Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Quaid Nawaz Sharif and PTI’s Jahangir Tareen from contesting elections for life in a case pertaining to duration of disqualification of a parliamentarian under Article […]

Global

Stephen Hawking, one of most important scientists, time, dies

By The Frontier Post | March 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Stephen Hawking, one of the most important scientists of the world, passed away at the age of 76 early Wednesday. He was born in Oxford, England, on Jan. 8, 1942. When he was just 22-years-old, doctors told Hawking, who suffered from a rare disease that gradually paralyzed him, that he would live […]

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Nepalese lawmakers reelect female president

By The Frontier Post | March 14, 2018

Deepak Adhikari KATHMANDU: Nepalese lawmakers on Tuesday reelected Bidhya Devi Bhandari as the country’s president, three months after the parliamentary elections were held in which a communist alliance won the largest number of seats. Bidhya Devi Bhandari, fielded by the ruling Unified Marxist Leninist (UML) party, won the presidential election after securing 39,275 votes, according […]

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Turkey ‘achieves results’ by cooperating with Russia

By The Frontier Post | March 14, 2018

Meltem Bulur ANKARA: Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Tuesday said meetings against Daesh that gathered a coalition of 65 countries were futile. “We achieve results with our cooperation with Russia,” Cavusoglu? said in a speech on Turkish foreign policy at Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO).? Cavusoglu said: “Our cooperation with Russia started […]

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Another mosque vandalized in Germany

By The Frontier Post | March 14, 2018

  Monitoring Desk BERLIN: A mosque in Germany’s northwestern city of Cologne was vandalized o-vernight by supporters of the PYD/PKK terror organization, the latest in a string of a-ttacks targeting the country’s Turkish-Muslim community. The assailants spray-painted slogans such as “Everywhere is Afrin” on the walls of the Eyup Sultan Mo-sque, run by Turkish-German Muslim […]

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Britain: Muslim MPs sent suspicious packages

By The Frontier Post | March 14, 2018

Muhammad Mussa LONDON: London police are investigating incidences in which Muslim MPs were sent suspicious packages and copies of the “Punish a Mu-slim” hate letter advocating violence against Muslims. Rupa Huq, Labour MP for Ealing Central and Acton, was the latest politician to have received a package that contained a noxious substance and a “Punish […]

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Suicide bombing kills three in Yemen’s Aden

By The Frontier Post | March 14, 2018

Shukri Hussein ADEN: At least three people were killed in a suicide car bombing in Yemen’s coastal city of Aden on Tuesday, according to residents and a local medical source. Residents of Aden’s Sheikh Othman district said a bomb-laden car had plowed into a mess hall serving Yemeni forces trained by the United Arab Emirates […]

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Pakistan

Farooq Sattar says not willing to contest election

By The Frontier Post | June 28, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Senior leader Mutahidda Qaumi Movement-Pakistan Farooq Sattar said on Thursday that he has conveyed to the party’s Bahadurabad group his desire of not contesting the upcoming elections. ‘I’ve informed the Bahadurabad leaders to take a decision feasible to them,” he told media. “The party committee will reach a final judgment on my […]

Another accomplice of Nasir Abbas arrested in land fraud by NAB

By The Frontier Post | June 28, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: NAB Karachi last night arrested Additional Director Karachi Development Authority (KDA) Muhammad Kamran, an active accomplice of Syed Nasir Abbas former DG KDA who is under NAB’s custody. Accused Muhammad Kamran was wanted in inquiry initiated on major land fraud committed by Nasir Abbas and his accomplices on various charges who has […]

PPP sinks further in Punjab as influential Wattoo family joins PTI

By The Frontier Post | June 28, 2018

F.P. Report OKARA: Pakistan Peoples Party’s (PPP) election drive in Punjab suffered a major blow as influential Wattoo family parted ways with Bilawal-led party and joined ranks of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). As per details acquired, PTI has issued tickets to Khurram Wattoo and Robina Shaheen to contest elections from NA-186 for seat in lower house […]

Protests from disgruntled PTI workers follow Imran to Lahore

By The Frontier Post | June 28, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) workers on Thursday protested outside party chief Imran Khan’s Zaman Park residence against the ‘unfair’ distribution of tickets for the upcoming general election. Several workers gathered outside Imran’s residence and chanted slogans shunning “injustice within the party”. PTI hopeful from PP-170, Saif-ur-Rehman claimed that following his appeal the party […]

NAB’s actions raise questions on transparency of elections: Shehbaz

By The Frontier Post | June 28, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Former Punjab CM and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Shehbaz Sharif on Thursday said that the arrests of party leaders have raised question mark on the transparency of the forthcoming general elections. Expressing his concerns over the arrests of PML-N leader, Shehbaz Sharif said that the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) should end […]

Bilawal to announce PPP manifesto today in Islamabad

By The Frontier Post | June 28, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will reveal the party’s manifesto for the 2018 general elections on Thursday (today). PPP Chairman will announce the manifesto in a press conference at the Islamabad Press Club. According to reports, Bilawal will unveil the first party’s manifesto since he took over the reins and also […]

Afghanistan

New AC-208s for AAF likely to include capabilities for guided rockets

By The Frontier Post | December 31, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The United States Air Force plans to buy seven new armed AC-208 Eliminator planes for the Afghan Air Force as efforts are underway to boost the fighting capabilities of the Afghan armed forces. An acquisition notice posted by the Air Force late on 27 December invites comments on a plan to award […]

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Ten Taliban killed in clash

By The Frontier Post | December 31, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: A local security official in Uruzgan province claimed on Saturday that at least 10 Taliban members were killed in a clash with security forces. Mullah Abdul Samad district police chief for Khas Uruzgan district said security forces thwarted a Taliban attack on security check posts in the district. Samad said that on […]

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11 ISIS militants perish in strikes

By The Frontier Post | December 31, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL:  At least eleven militants affiliated with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group were killed in separate drone strikes in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan. The 201st Silab Corps of the Afghan army in a statement said the US military carried out an airstrike in Deh Bala district, targeting […]

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Eight Taliban fighters killed in AAF airstrikes in Uruzgan

By The Frontier Post | December 29, 2017

Monitoring Desk URUZGAN: As many as eight Taliban fighters were killed in a airstrikes conducted by Afghan Air Force (AAF) on the Taliban hideouts in Uruzgan province of Afghanistan. The local Afghan media reported that AAF carried out airstrikes Tarinkot city of the province. Provincial Police Chief Abdul Qari Omari told local media tathat eigh […]

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DIAG collects 700 weapons in the east in 2017

By The Frontier Post | December 29, 2017

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: Nangarhar police submitted 132 weapons they had confiscated during operations and clashes with militants to the Disbandment of Illegal Armed Groups (DIAG) program officials. Governor Gulab Mangal said police had recovered 132 weapons of different kinds during operations over the past six months and encounters. The weapons handed over DIAG officials in […]

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Wolesi Jirga OKs draft law

By The Frontier Post | December 29, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Wolesi Jirga approved a presidential legislative decree regarding a draft law on development of livestock and investment in the sector. Haji Mohammad Hashim Faryabi, deputy head of the National Economic and Commission, told the lower house that the 149th presidential legislative decree regarding the draft law of livestock management and development […]

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Business

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 […]

PFC delegation leaves for Italy to explore furniture market

By The Frontier Post | January 14, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Furniture Council (PFC) delegation left on Saturday for Italy to promote trade links via mutual collaboration between Pakistani and Italian business community through business-to-business (B2B) meetings after attending 3-day international trade fair Heimtextil 2018 at Frankfurt (Germany). According to a message received here, the delegation headed by its chief Mian Muhammad […]

Promotion of trade with US urged

By The Frontier Post | January 14, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pak-US Business Council on Saturday urged the US and Pakistan to promote trade between the two countries and take concrete and durable result-oriented measures to obliterate trust deficit over Afghanistan in the wake of the war on terror and sustainable peace in the region. Addressing a delegation of traders from SAARC member […]

LCCI suggests govt to overcome budget deficit

By The Frontier Post | January 14, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) on Saturday suggested the government to work out strategies to control budget deficit by learning from the experience of those countries which have controlled their budget deficit drastically. LCCI President Malik Tahir Javaid and Vice President Zeshan Khalil stated here that government would have to […]

Exports of services increase by 3.45% in five months

By The Frontier Post | January 12, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The exports of services witnessed increase of 3.45 percent during the first five months of the current fiscal year compared to the corresponding period of last year. The exports of services from the country were recorded at $2.076 billion during July-November (2017-18) against the exports of $2.007 billion during July-November (2016-17), showing […]

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Sports

Murad directs foolproof security arrangements for PSL final

By The Frontier Post | December 22, 2017

Directs police chief to procure two bulletproof buses   Naimat Khan KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that he is keen to bring international cricket back to Karachi, therefore he would provide foolproof security for the PSL final match scheduled to be held in the city on March 25. This he […]

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Four matches of QF league stage decided

By The Frontier Post | December 22, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Defending Champion Wapda, Pakistan Air Force, Pakistan Navy and Pakistan Army won their matches in the league stage of the quarterfinals of the ongoing National Men Volleyball Championship at the POF Sports Complex on Thursday. According to information made available here, Wapda defeated Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 3-0 (25, 12, 25-12, 25-18). PAF defeated […]

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PCB announces 18 cricketers for fitness club

By The Frontier Post | December 22, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Thursday announced the names of 18 cricketers for fitness camp, being held here on December 23 for the series against New Zealand. “The prime objective of camp is to evaluate the fitness level of players,” said a spokesman for the PCB. The players include: Sarfraz Ahmed, Azhar […]

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India defeat Sri Lanka by 93 runs in 1st T20

By The Frontier Post | December 21, 2017

Monitoring Desk CUTTACK: India won the first T20 International after comfortably beating Sri Lanka by 93 runs in Cuttack. India set the target of 181 with the help of KL Rahul and middle brilliant performance and in reply the Sri Lankan were struggling from the start and never were looking in the game at any […]

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Junaid ruled out of NZ tour with stress fracture

By The Frontier Post | December 21, 2017

Monitoring Desk LAHORE: Fast bowler Junaid Khan has been ruled out for four weeks due to a stress fracture of the foot, a setback for the Pakistan team ahead of their limited-overs tour to New Zealand. Junaid fractured his right foot during the Bangladesh Premier League in November. He reportedly hit a ball onto his […]

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Djokovic picks new format for Australian Open warm-up

By The Frontier Post | December 21, 2017

Monitoring Desk SYDNEY: Former world number one Novak Djokovic will warm-up for a tilt at a record seventh Australian Open crown by playing in an innovative quickfire event at the Melbourne venue. Djokovic, who has been sidelined since July with a right elbow injury, is making his long-awaited return to the game at an exhibition […]

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