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Dharna violence cases: Imran exempted from appearing in next hearing

By The Frontier Post | February 26, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Monday granted an exemption to PTI Chairman Imran Khan from appearing in the next hearing of violence cases. ATC hearing four cases against Imran Khan during his 2014 sit-in and Judges, Kausar Abbas and Shahrukh Arjumand are hearing theses including attack on the PTV building, Parliament and […]

Contempt case: Apex court adjourned hearing till March 6 against Tallal Chaudhry

By The Frontier Post | February 26, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Monday adjourned a contempt of court case hearing against Minister of State for Interior Affairs Tallal Chaudry till March 6. Supreme Court had initiated contempt proceedings against Tallal Chaudry for his derogatory and contemptuous speeches with regard to the court, according to a notification. The three member bench of […]

NAB court accepts supplementary reference against Dar

By The Frontier Post | February 26, 2018

.Tariq Ullah Wardag ISLAMABAD:  The Accountability Court on Monday accepted a supplementary reference filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) against former finance minister Ishaq Dar. The supplementary reference was filed in a corruption case against Dar in which the former finance minister has been accused of holding assets beyond his means. The reference was […]

NAB refutes Punjab govt’s claims

By The Frontier Post | February 26, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Sunday rejected the Punjab government’s claim pertaining to the arrest of former Lahore Development Authority (LDA) Director General (DG) Ahad Cheema in Ashiana Housing scheme scandal. In a statement issued by the anti-graft agency on Sunday, Ahad Cheema carried out the activities in Punjab Ashiana scheme […]

Shell Company CEO confessed of kickbacks to Shehbaz in Multan metro project: Imran

By The Frontier Post | February 25, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan has claimed on Sunday that Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of an offshore company named Capital Construction revealed that Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Shehbaz Sharif and his family were paid huge kickbacks in Multan metro bus project. Khan stated on Twitter Sunday that Faisal Subhan, Capital Construction […]

Ashiana Housing Scam: Bismillah Engineering CEO remanded into NAB custody

By The Frontier Post | February 25, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: A district court on Sunday allowed a one-day physical remand of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Bismillah Engineering, Shahid Shafiq, into NAB’s custody. Shafiq’s company was part of the joint venture Lahore Casa Developers that National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has said was ineligible to receive the contract. The back and forth […]

Global

Palestinian youth killed by Israel army gunfire in Gaza

By The Frontier Post | January 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk GAZA CITY: Two Palestinian minors were martyred on Thursday in clashes with Israeli forces that erupted in both the occupied West Bank and the blockaded Gaza Strip, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry. “Ali Qino, 16, was killed in clashes with the Israeli army that erupted in the village of Iraq-Burin south of […]

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Qatar voices readiness to hold talks with Egypt: FM

By The Frontier Post | January 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk DOHA: Qatari Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al Thani says his country is ready to discuss its outstanding differences with Egypt after more than four years of strained relations. The foreign minister also pointed to “attempts” — he did not say by whom — to disrupt diplomatic rapprochement between the two […]

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China welcomes inter-Korean talks

By The Frontier Post | January 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk BEIJING: Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday welcomed the talks between North and South Koreas during a phone call with his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in, according to a Chinese Foreign Ministry statement. Xi voiced his support for the ongoing dialogue between the Seoul and Pyongyang governments in the Korean peninsula, the statement […]

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Trump selectively touts poll’s economic numbers

By The Frontier Post | January 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump on Thursday appeared to cherry-pick a poll’s finding that two-thirds of American voters believe the economy is doing very well, ignoring that respondents do not credit him for the success. “In new Quinnipiac Poll, 66% of people feel the economy is ‘Excellent or Good.’ hat is the highest number […]

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Israeli leader suggests Saudi take on key role at Jerusalem

By The Frontier Post | January 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: Israeli opposition leader Isaac Herzog scandalously stated that there should be a special role and responsibility to be given to Saudi Arabia in terms of managing the holy sites such as al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem. “Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia is one of the greatest revolutionaries in the Middle […]

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Talks between Russia, Turkey on Syria to continue

By The Frontier Post | January 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk MOSCOW: Talks between Turkey, Russia and Iran will continue at “various levels” in order to find a political solution to the Syrian crisis, according to a Kremlin spokesman Thursday. Speaking to reporters in Moscow, Dmitry Peskov said: “Contacts at various levels — such as between experts and high-ranking officials — require for upcoming […]

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Pakistan

One shot dead in Charsadda

By The Frontier Post | May 19, 2018

Rifaqat Ullah Razarwal CHARSADDA: One person was shot dead over women dispute, when three identified gunmen opened fire at Tangi road here on Friday. According to police FIR, three accused men Zeeshan, Kamran and Imran son of Gul Nazir resident of Turangzai opened fire on deceased who identified as Fazal Malik son of Habib u […]

Chemist’s association protest continues

By The Frontier Post | May 19, 2018

Wisal Yousafzai PESHAWAR: Chemists and druggist association across the province shut their stores on third day against Drug Rules 2017 and demanded the provincial government to withdraw the rules otherwise their protest will be continue until their demands were not fulfilled. The protest make hurdles for the patients as most of the medical store were […]

Another PML-N MNA join  PTI

By The Frontier Post | May 18, 2018

F.P.Report LAHORE: Another sitting lawmaker of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz joins Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf on Friday, along with two former legislators. PML-N member of the National Assembly Jaffar Leghari announce and join  PTI after meeting with PTI chairman Imran Khan at Lahore. Former MNA Dr Meena Leghari and ex-senator Mohsin Leghari followed MNA Jafar Laghari […]

PM statement on Nawaz stance is more irresponsible: Bilawal

By The Frontier Post | May 18, 2018

F.P. Report LARKANA: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Friday said that the prime minister’s statement was more irresponsible than what Nawaz Sharif said, which is regrettable. Bilawal’s statement was an apparent response to a recent controversial statement by Nawaz and a subsequent response over it by PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. Nawaz, […]

PSPC corruption case: Hamza Shahbaz appears before NAB

By The Frontier Post | May 18, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Member National Assembly (MNA), Hamza Shahbaz appeared before the National Accountability Bureau on Friday and recorded his statement in the Saaf Pani Company (PSPC) corruption case. Last week NAB had sent a notice to the son of Chief Minister Punjab, Shahbaz Sharif and ordered Hamza appeared at the bureau’s Lahore office. The […]

Zardari will be held accountable, says Nawaz Sharif

By The Frontier Post | May 18, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif has said that everyone has to be accountable now for whatever he has done and adding that no one will be spared from the accountability. Former prime minister said this while responding to former president Asif Ali Zardari’s statement; Nawaz Sharif was talking to media persons […]

Afghanistan

Taliban arrest two persons on charges of raping, killing girl

By The Frontier Post | September 10, 2017

F.P. Report LASHKARGAH: The Taliban fighter arrested two persons in Nadali district of Helmand province over the charges of raping and killing a minor girl on Saturday. As per details, a 10 years old girl was missing in Zarghun village, Nadali district of Helmand and her family was not able to found her, told by […]

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NATO airstrike 18 IS militants killed in Nangarhar

By The Frontier Post | September 10, 2017

F.P. Report NANGARHAR: At least 18 militants of Islamic State were killed and seven others were injured in NATO airstrike conducted in Nangarhar province of Afghanistan. As per the local media, the foreign forces conducted airstrike in Loy Payen, Gagra, Langari Kandao, Shagha and Mia Baba areas of  Hasaka Mina district of Nangarhar in the […]

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3 Georgian soldiers injured in suicide attack at Bagram

By The Frontier Post | September 8, 2017

  F.P. Report KABUL: At least three Georgian soldiers including a woman were injured in the suicide attack at Bagram Airbase on Thursday, the largest military base of NATO forces in Afghanistan. Defence Ministry of Georgia issued a statement in this regard and said that two Georgian soldiers were minor injured while the female of […]

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405 out of 900 schools in Nangarhar without buildings

By The Frontier Post | September 8, 2017

F.P. Report JALALABAD: The new academic year in Nangarhar province was kicks off by the provincial official by ringing a school bell at Bibi Hawa High School. Governor Gulab Mangal, Education officials and other provincial officers were present in the ceremony, they were informed that more than half of Nangarhar schools were running without buildings. […]

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Five Takiban killed, three injured in Wardak clashes between Taliban, security forces

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2017

F.P. Report WARDAK: At least five Taliban fighters including a local commander were killed and three other were injured in a operation in Nerkh district of Wardak province. A spokesman of Provincial Police Chief, Najib Amin has said the operation was started when the Taliban fighters attacked the security check posts in Nerkh district. Though, […]

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Security forces seizes camel laden with 1260 kgs of Hashish in Logar

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2017

F.P. Report KABUL: Afghan security forces have recovered more than 1,260 kilograms of Hashish in central Logar province of Afghanistan. As per the local security officials, the smugglers were trying to smuggle hashish loaded on five camels to unknown place. General Abdul Raziq, Commander of the 4th Brigade told media persons that five camels were […]

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Business

Political tensions depress world stocks

By The Frontier Post | August 11, 2017

The world’s stock markets slid again Thursday with investors seeking safe havens as President Donald Trump doubled down on his warnings to North Korea over its nuclear program. Trump, whose threat this week to bring “fire and fury” was dismissed by North Korea, said Thursday his statement might not have been “tough enough.” European equities […]

Overseas Pakistanis remit US $1.54 billion in the first month of FY18

By The Frontier Post | August 11, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI:  Overseas Pakistani workers remitted US $ 1541.67 million in the first month (July) of FY18 as compared with US $ 1328.18 million received during the same period in the preceding year. During July 2017, the inflow of workers’ remittances amounted to US $ 1541.67 million, which is 16.2% less than June 2017 and […]

US stocks tumble on North Korea worries

By The Frontier Post | August 11, 2017

NEW YORK (AFP): Wall Street stocks posted their biggest declines in nearly three months late Thursday as US President Donald Trump doubled down on his warnings to North Korea over its nuclear program. Trump, whose threat this week to bring “fire and fury” was dismissed by North Korea, said Thursday that statement might not have […]

PSO pondering Rs40b investment to expand market share

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2017

Web Desk KARACHI: According to Taurus Securities, Pakistan State Oil (PSO) the state-owned conglomerate is considering investing up to Rs40b for revamping its storage capacity, expand its retail outlets and bolster its downstream capabilities. PSO’s decision for making such a big investment comes at a time when its market share declined from 55.9pc in June […]

FPCCI urges FBR to mirror its property valuation rates with open market prices

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2017

Web Desk KARACHI: Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) on Wednesday requested the government that property valuation rates should match market values, which will ensure in checking tax evasion worth of Rs7t in the real estate sector. Head of FPCCI Standing Committee on FBR affairs, Shakeel Dhingrah said the current property valuation […]

PM directs power and finance ministry to formulate strategy for reducing circular debt

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The relevant stakeholders in the power industry on Wednesday were directed by PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to investigation the reasons for the distribution and technical losses that were affecting the power sector. In a meeting chaired by the PM, which was also attended by the Finance Minister Ishaq Dar and Petroleum Minister […]

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Sports

Cricket Australia and players finally reach pay deal

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2017

Web Desk SYDNEY: Australian cricket’s long and bitter pay dispute is over, paving the way for the Test tour of Bangladesh to proceed later this month. Cricket Australia CEO James Sutherland and the Australian Cricketers’ Association CEO Alistair Nicholson announced the new agreement at a joint press conference in Melbourne on Thursday afternoon. The agreement […]

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Neymar pledges PSG trophy haul after world record transfer

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2017

PARIS (AFP): Brazilian superstar Neymar has pledged to spark a trophy glut at Paris Saint Germain after agreeing a five-year deal on a world record 222 million euro ($264 million) transfer from Barcelona. The 25-year-old will earn a mind-boggling 30 million euros ($35.5 million) a year in Paris but insists he will prove value for […]

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Sarfraz wants Pakistan to become the No.1 team

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Skipper Sarfraz Ahmed wants Pakistan to become the No. 1 cricket team saying that the players just need support to prove their mettle. “Besides me, the whole team dreams to be No.1 team,” Sarfraz was quoted as saying. He said that the way the success in the 2017 Champions Trophy was achieved, hopefully it will […]

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Netherland beat England in semi final of Euro 2017

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2017

  England suffered semi-final heartbreak for the second consecutive major tournament after being knocked out of Euro 2017 by hosts the Netherlands. The defeat will represent devastating failure for the Lionesses, who had targeted a first major trophy as their sole aim from the tournament. Having lost their 2015 World Cup semi-final to Japan thanks […]

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Denmark reach women’s Euro 2017 final

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2017

Denmark will face the Netherlands in the final of Women’s Euro 2017 after defeating Austria in a penalty shootout. Simone Sorensen scored the crucial spot-kick after Austria missed their first three penalties. The Austrians will rue wasting the best chance of the match when Sarah Puntigam fired over a first-half penalty. Denmark also went close […]

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Klitschko retirement ends Joshua heavyweight rematch hopes

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2017

LONDON (AFP): Ukraine’s former world heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko announced his retirement from boxing on Thursday to scupper any hopes of a November rematch against Britain’s Anthony Joshua. Hamburg-based Klitschko, 41, hangs up his gloves as one of the all-time greats of the ring after a nine-and-a-half year reign as heavyweight champion, which was ended […]

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