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ECP moved against PML-N’s registration under Nawaz’s name

By The Frontier Post | February 26, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: A petition filed with Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has challenged on Monday Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s (PML-N) registration with the commission under name of disqualified premier Nawaz Sharif. A plea lodged by Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) demanded the election commission to de-notify PML-N as a party registered under a member of a […]

Iranian Air Force Commander calls on COAS: ISPR

By The Frontier Post | February 26, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Commander of the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force, Brigadier General Hassan Shahsafi called on Chief of Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday here at the General Headquarters. During the meeting matters of professional interest were discussed, a statement issued here by Inter-Services Public Relations said.

Bilawal warns PML-N govt against selling out Pakistan Steel, PIA

By The Frontier Post | February 26, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has pledged that his Party will safeguard and protect the national assets vociferously and warned PML-N government to desist from selling out Pakistan Steel, PIA and other state units through a suspicious privatization process. The PPP Chairman was talking to a delegation of Pakistan Steel […]

IHC declares suspension of mobile service illegal

By The Frontier Post | February 26, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday declared that the government or any authority was not vested with the power and jurisdiction to suspend mobile cellular services on the ground of national security except as provided under Section 54(3). Justice Athir Minnallah announced its reserved judgment in identical petitions, challenging the suspension […]

Faisal Subhan missing after giving statement against Sharifs, alleges Imran Khan

By The Frontier Post | February 26, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chief Imran Khan on Monday declared Chief Minister of Punjab (CM) Shehbaz Sharif as ‘Chota Don’. Talking to media after the hearing of attack cases against him, Imran Khan urged anti-terrorism court (ATC) to also summon Shehbaz Sharif as Chinese company officer had revealed that corruption was carried out […]

Ashiana Housing scam: NAB court grants seven-day remand of Bismillah Engineering CEO

By The Frontier Post | February 26, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: An accountability court on Monday granted seven-day physical remand of Shahid Iqbal, the CEO of Bismillah Engineering, in the Ashiana-e-Iqbal corruption scandal case. Bismillah Engineering is one of the three companies that were part of a joint venture, Lahore Casa Developers, which is accused of being illegally awarded a contract for the […]

Global

Canada schoolgirl attacked over hijab

By The Frontier Post | January 13, 2018

OTTAWA (AFP): An 11-year-old girl was assaulted in Toronto Friday by a man who twice tried to cut off her hijab with scissors and then fled, police said. Khawlah Noman told reporters that she was walking to school with her younger brother when the man came at her with scissors. “He tried cutting (off) my […]

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Iran rejects any change to nuclear deal

By The Frontier Post | January 13, 2018

TEHRAN (AFP): Iran on Saturday rejected any modification of its nuclear deal with world powers after US President Donald Trump demanded tough new measures to keep the agreement alive. Iran “will not accept any amendments in this agreement, be it now or in the future, and it will not allow any other issues to be […]

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11 kg gold bars seized at Bangladesh’s airport, Japanese arrested

By The Frontier Post | January 13, 2018

DHAKA (AFP): Customs officials at Bangladesh’s main airport in Dhaka seized gold bars weighing about 11 kg, from a Japanese national who arrived here by a local Regent Airways flight from Singapore, an official said Saturday. Acting on a tip-off, Saidul Islam, a senior customs official, told journalists that they detained the Japanese national identified […]

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Indian army steps up China border patrols to handle ‘assertiveness’

By The Frontier Post | January 12, 2018

NEW DELHI (AFP): India will handle China s growing assertiveness and has stepped up patrols on their disputed border to head off more standoffs, the country s top army officer declared Friday. The nuclear-armed neighbours have in the past gone to war over their border and last year were involved in a showdown over a Himalayan plateau […]

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Indian Supreme Court judges slam top court’s administration

By The Frontier Post | January 12, 2018

NEW DELHI (Reuters): Four sitting judges of the Supreme Court of India on Friday said the administration of the highest court was not in order, warning that democracy would not survive in the country unless the institution was preserved. The judges blew the lid on a growing rift with Chief Justice Dipak Misra at a […]

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Six US senators reached on immigration deal

By The Frontier Post | January 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: A group of six US senators from both the democratic and republican parties said that they had agreed on the reform in immigration and will now working to get support for the agreement in Congress. A group of six senators issued a statement in this regard and according to it, they were […]

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Nishtar park blast case transferred to military court

By The Frontier Post | May 19, 2018

F.P Report KARACHI: Several high-profile cases pending in Sindh’s different anti-terrorism courts have been sent to military courts, it emerged on Friday. These include seven of Karachi and six of sukkar cases, which were registered under terrorism charges. According to sources, the cases include Nishtar Park blast case,  cases of attacks on polio workers,  Sachal […]

Authorities asked to take steps as heat waves expected in Karachi

By The Frontier Post | May 19, 2018

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Provencal Disaster Management Authority (PDMA), Sindh on Friday issued advisory in connection with most likely heat wave in Karachi for next five to six days, warning that temperature is likely to rise from 40 centigrade to 43 centigrade. According to spokesman all the relevant agencies of Karachi division advised to take precautionary […]

Swat expressway from Swabi interchange to Katlang to open on Monday

By The Frontier Post | May 19, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The major 50 km portion of Swat Motorway from Col Sher Khan Interchange till  Katlang Interchange will be opened to transport from Monday (May 21), a press release issued here from chief minister office said. The next 30 km phase from Katlang to Chakdara will be opened to traffic by December 2018. […]

Jirga praised Pakistan Army for restoring peace

By The Frontier Post | May 19, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: A jirga of Mehsud tribe’s members, including maliks, elders and youth, held in Anakhel area of South Waziristan Agency. The jirga members praised Pakistan Army for their efforts of restoration of peace and development work being undertaken in the Agency.Inspector General KP (S), Major General Abid Latif khan attended the jirga.While interacting […]

NAB RBM authorizes inquiry against PEDO, Excise Depts

By The Frontier Post | May 19, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The Regional Board Meeting (RBM) of National Accountability Bureau Khyber Pakhtunkhwa was chaired by Mr. Farmanullah Khan, Director General NAB (KP) at Peshawar. The meeting was attended by Directors, Deputy Prosecutor General (DPGA), Case Officers, and other concerned officers. Several important decisions were taken in the Regional Board Meeting. The Board authorized […]

Manshera gang rape case: PHC bench maintains district and session judge jail sentence

By The Frontier Post | May 19, 2018

F.P. Report ABBOTTABAD: The two members Peshawar High Court (PHC) Abbottabad bench Friday maintained the Civil court Mansehra verdict in the gang rape case and announced 14 years detention to the prime suspect Qari Naseer. The PHC Abbottabad bench comprising Justice Lal Jan and Justice Arshad while giving the verdict on the appeal from the […]

Afghanistan

Three Taliban fighters killed in Drone strike

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2017

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: At least three Taliban fighters were killed in a drone strike which was conducted in Lalpura district of Nangarhar province. Spokesman of Taliban, Zabihullah Mujahid told local that the Foreign forces in Afghanistan targeted Taliban hideouts in the Lalpura district of Nangarhar and killed three fighters. The local police sources claimed that […]

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Residents of Qarabagh protest against NATO forces for distribution of blasphemous pamphlet

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The inhabitants of Qarabagh district of Kabul protested against the NATO-led forces for distributing blasphemous pamphlets in the area. Hundreds of people held a rally in Qarabagh district and chanted slogans against the America and NATO forces for distributing the blasphemous content. The protestors also blamed the government for keeping silence towards […]

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Four Taliban fighters killed in Kandahar operation

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2017

F.P. Report KANDAHAR: Ministry of Defence (MoD) claimed that three Taliban fighters were killed and two were injured in a operation conducted by security forces in Miawand district of Kandahar on Tuesday. The operation was started against the anti state elements in Maiwand district of the province with the aim to clear the area from […]

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Three persons including two civilians killed in Baghlan

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2017

F.P. Report KUNDUZ: At least three persons including two civilians were killed in clash between the security forces and Taliban fighters in Borka district of Baghlan province. Police spokesman, Zabihullah Shuja told media that Taliban attacked a security convoy in Borka bazaar of Baghlam province. He added that Taliban fighter namely Mullah Salah-u-Din aka Ayubi […]

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Operation against militants to be launch soon in Helmand says Barmak

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2017

F.P. Report LASHKARGAH: Afghan Interior Minister, Wais Ahmad Barmak has said that operation against armed groups would be launched in Helmand province. This he said while talking to media persons after attending military conference during his visit to Helmand. Representatives of NATO forces were present in the ceremony. He added that he visited Helmand with […]

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Three Taliban fighters killed, several injured in IED blast

By The Frontier Post | September 11, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: At least three Taliban fighters were killed and several others were injured when an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) explosion taken place in their gathering in Kapisa province of Afghanistan. The local media reported that the incident taken place in the area of Tagab District of Kapisa in which three militants were killed […]

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Business

Saudi budget deficit halves after reforms, oil rebound

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2017

JEDDAH (AFP): The ultra-conservative kingdom has moved to diversify its traditionally oil-dependent economy following a sharp fall in crude prices. The budget deficit dropped by 51 percent to 72 billion riyals ($19.2 billion, 16.2 billion euros) in the first half of 2017, the finance ministry announced. “This result reflects an improvement in the management of […]

North Korea factories humming with ‘Made in China’ clothes, traders say

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2017

DANDONG (REUTERS): Chinese textile firms are increasingly using North Korean factories to take advantage of cheaper labour across the border, traders and businesses in the border city of Dandong told Reuters. The clothes made in North Korea are labeled ‘Made in China’ and exported across the world, they said. Using North Korea to produce cheap […]

Finance Minister lauded for clearing refund claims of Rs 23 bln

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2017

ISLAMABAD (APP): The Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) lauded Finance Minister Ishaq Dar for clearing pending refunds of Rs 23 billion, terming is a step which will encourage exporters and taxpayers. “The government has fulfilled its promise to the business community for clearing their refunds dues where Refund Payment Orders were […]

Britain says will not stay in EU via ‘back door’

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2017

Web Desk LONDON: After weeks of feuding, two key figures in Britain’s cabinet came together Sunday to say any post-Brexit transition would not be a “back door” to continued European Union membership. Finance Minister Philip Hammond, who favours a softer, pro-business Brexit, and International Trade Secretary Liam Fox, a hardline supporter of Britain leaving the […]

Trade deficit widens by 55 percent in July 2017

By The Frontier Post | August 13, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Trade deficit in the first month of the new fiscal year widened by 55 percent whereas exports registered an increase of 10.58 percent. According to the figures released by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics the July trade deficit widened by 55 percent to 3.204 billion dollars as against 2 billion dollars of […]

Pakistan Stock Exchange loses 1500 points this week

By The Frontier Post | August 13, 2017

Web Desk KARACHI:  The dark shadows of political fallout rule the Pakistan Stock Exchange during the outgoing week where the index lost more than 1500 points where volume also dipped sharply because of lack interest of seasoned investors and financial institutions. The week started off on a bearish note with index declining by 3.4 percent […]

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Sports

Tennis: Keys shocks Muguruza to reach Stanford final

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Madison Keys roared past top-seeded Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza 6-3, 6-2 on Saturday to book an all-American WTA Stanford final against CoCo Vandeweghe. Keys, the third seed, needed just 57 minutes to subdue Muguruza, who claimed the second Grand Slam title of her career when she beat Venus Williams in the […]

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I have no future in politics, tells Younis Khan

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Former Pakistan Test batsman Younis Khan has clarified the reports claiming he will soon enter politics, saying that he believes there is no future for him in politics as he wants to spend his life doing welfare activities. The 40-year-old cricketer who recently took his retirement after the 2017 West Indies Test […]

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Anderson stars as England eye series win against South Africa

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2017

MANCHESTER (AFP): James Anderson took four wickets from the newly-named James Anderson End to put England in a commanding position against South Africa in the fourth Test at Old Trafford on Saturday. South Africa were 220 for nine in reply to England´s first innings 362, featuring Jonny Bairstow´s 99, at stumps on the second day. […]

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Syria national basketball team hoops against the odds

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2017

DAMASCUS (AFP): Khalil Khoury dribbles a basketball deftly down the dilapidated gym where he and the rest of the Syrian national team train, passing it through his legs before a silky-smooth lay-up. Since Syria’s conflict erupted in March 2011, Khoury’s team has seen its ranks dwindle and its options for training venues shrink. But it […]

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Faryal deleted tweets in bid to resolve feud with Amir

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2017

Web Desk Faryal Makhdoom had tried to patch things up with husband Amir Khan hours after the two took their fight to Twitter, with the British-Pakistani boxer accusing Makhdoom of cheating, the Daily Mail reported, citing a source. The British newspaper cited a friend saying that Makhdoom’s family contacted Khan’s family to encourage both of […]

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Amir Khan announces divorce with Makhdoom Faryal

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2017

DUBAI (INP): British star boxer Amir Khan and fashion model Faryal Makhdoom are no longer together as Khan broke the news on Twitter prompting ugly replies from ex-wife with the couple putting a bitter end to around four years of marriage. Khan posted messages on social media platform to announce that Makhdoom is interested in […]

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