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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 […]

Shehbaz Sharif masterminded bureaucrats’ strike in Punjab: Aitzaz Ahsan

By The Frontier Post | February 25, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Veteran Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader Aitzaz Ahsan said that the strike of bureaucrats against the arrest of Ahad Cheema is ‘rebellion against Pakistan’. He blamed that the federal government and Chief Minister of Punjab Shahbaz Sharif are involved in the strike. Talking to the media, the veteran lawyer said that the […]

Hussain Talat fires Islamabad United to thrilling win over Multan

By The Frontier Post | February 25, 2018

DUBAI (Monitoring Desk): Not often, in T20s, does a Powerplay decide the direction of a game. When it does, it’s almost always solely down to underfoot or overhead conditions. Under atypically overcast skies in Dubai, after a 25-minute delay due to light rain, Islamabad United’s seamers capitalised on swinging conditions to leave Multan Sultans at […]

Prove allegations or apologize, Saad Rafiq serves Fawad Chaudhry legal notice

By The Frontier Post | February 25, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Federal Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafiqque has asked Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) spokesperson Fawad Chaudhry to prove his allegations or apologize, serving him legal notice of five billion rupees. According to the PML-N leader, on 22 February, Fawad Chaudhary levelled baseless allegations against him in an attempt to defame him and influence […]

Nawaz, Shehbaz discuss political situation at Jati Umra

By The Frontier Post | February 25, 2018

F.P. Report JATI UMRA: Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif called on former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday at Jati Umra and discussed the prevailing political situation of the country. In a statement, CM Punjab Shehbaz said that the faces of those levelling baseless allegations have been exposed. “Niazi is the captain of liars,” remarked […]

Corruption case: NAB asks interior ministry to place former ISI chiefs name of ECL

By The Frontier Post | February 25, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has requested the federal Interior Ministry to put names of Lt Gen (Rtd) Javed Ashraf Qazi and two others on the Exit Control List (ECL). The former Chief of Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Javed Ashraf Qazi, who also served as the railways minister during the military regime of Gen […]

Global

No one can establish new state in Syria: Erdogan

By The Frontier Post | January 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: President Erdogan on Thursday said no one could dare to establish a new state in northern Syria, warning that any such effort would be “useless”. In his remarks at a meeting with local administrators known as mukhtars at the Presidential Complex in capital Ankara, Erdogan said: “Those who are willing to set […]

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Two Palestinians killed in clashes with Israeli forces

By The Frontier Post | January 11, 2018

GAZA CITY, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES (AFP): Two Palestinian teenagers were shot dead in clashes with Israel’s military on Thursday, Palestinian officials said, amid tensions over US President Donald Trump’s recent Jerusalem declaration and a deadly gun attack. Amir Abu Musaid, 16, was shot in the chest near the border fence east of Al-Bureij camp in central Gaza, the […]

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Putin says it’s up to Washington, not Moscow, to improve ties

By The Frontier Post | January 11, 2018

MOSCOW (Reuters): Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday it was up to Washington and not Moscow to improve ties between the two countries. Speaking to a group of Russian media executives, Putin said US allegations that Russia had meddled in the US presidential election were nonsense. He said he hoped Washington would realize the allegations […]

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Air strikes in north Yemen kill at least 14: witnesses, rebels

By The Frontier Post | January 11, 2018

SANAA (AFP): Saudi-led coalition air strikes on a marketplace and house in rebel-held northern Yemen have left at least 14 people dead, witnesses and a rebel-run news agency said Thursday. An eyewitness in the northern province of Saada told AFP that 12 people had been killed in strikes on the marketplace on Wednesday evening, including […]

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India orders fresh inquiry into historic Sikh massacre

By The Frontier Post | January 11, 2018

NEW DELHI (APP): India is to reopen nearly 200 unsolved cases associated with a frenzied massacre of Sikhs in 1984 that left nearly 3,000 dead, mainly in the capital New Delhi. The Supreme Court said Wednesday it would task a new three-member panel with “reinvestigating” 186 cases previously closed by police into the deadly mob violence […]

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Iran could greatly increase uranium enrichment: Behrouz

By The Frontier Post | January 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk TEHRAN: Iran’s atomic energy agency said on Wednesday a re-imposition of sanctions by the United States would be a violation of Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers, adding that the Islamic Republic had the capacity to greatly increase its enrichment of uranium. U.S. President Donald Trump must decide by mid-January whether to continue […]

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Pakistan

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 […]

Zubair commends role of NGOs in social uplift of masses

By The Frontier Post | May 18, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Governor Sindh Mr. Mohammad Zubair has said that it is a matter of pride for entire nation that NGOs, working in social sector are being recognized and financially supported by international donor agencies and institutions, which is also a tremendous achievement on the part of such organizations. This he said during a […]

PM for strengthening Pak-China friendship

By The Frontier Post | May 18, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi expressing satisfaction over thriving Pak-China relations in all fields Thursday hoped that multifaceted strategic cooperation including the security and defense ties of the time-tested friends would further strengthen for the shared objective of peace and development in the region. The Prime Minister expressed these views as he […]

‘Terrorists on run because of productive security operation’

By The Frontier Post | May 18, 2018

  F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Minister for Interior, Ahsan Iqbal has said the successful operation of security forces had weakened networks of terrorists who were on the run now. Addressing passing out parade of second batch of Counter-Terrorism Force at Islamabad Police Line Headquarters on Thursday, Ahsan Iqbal, who narrowly escaped assassination bid and injured in […]

Sharmila accused of passing PhD Law without appearing in exams

By The Frontier Post | May 18, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The leader of Pakistan People’s Party, Sharmila Farooqi, has been alleged of securing a degree in PhD Law without appearing in the exam. According to media reports, Sharmila was one of 12 graduates who passed the exam, the results for which were announced by Karachi University. However, scores of lawyers have alleged […]

Charsada University attack case: SC seeks record from military court

By The Frontier Post | May 18, 2018

F.P. Report Islamabad: The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Thursday accepted application of the mother of Charsadda University’s master mind Akbar Ali for proceeding. The top court while halting implementation on his punishment also directed for the alleged master mind’s record from Military Court. A three-member bench led by Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed listen the […]

Afghanistan

Six killed in Drone strike in Khost

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2017

F.P. Report KHOST: At least six militants of Taliban were killed in drone strike of NATO led forces in Khost province of Afghanistan. Major Abdullah, Spokesman of Afghan Army in Khost Province said that Foreign forces fired rocket from aircraft on the a car in Zanikhel area of Nadar Shahkot district in which six Taliban […]

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Abducted ICRC staff members freed

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The head of International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Afghanistan, Monica Zanarelli has said that two abducted members of the ICRC were released by the armed groups back in February this year in Jawzjan province. The two ICRC members were kidnapped by the armed group in Jawzjan province and killed […]

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Afghan forces recovered cache of weapons in Helmand

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2017

F.P. Report HELMAND: Afghan Forces recovered cache of weapons and ammunition belonging to the Taliban fighters in an operation in the Helmand province of Afghanistan. As per the government officials, the operation was conducted by Special Forces in the night and recovered cache of weapons including 9 pistols, 14 different types of rifles, 3 Russian-made […]

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IS announces to introduce own curriculum in schools

By The Frontier Post | September 5, 2017

Web Desk SHEBARGHAN: The Islamic State also known as Daesh has announced to introduce its own curriculum in schools in Darzaab district of Jowzjan province. As per the local residents, the banned terrorist group has issued a order and warned the student to stop going to school till their next order. Niamatullah, a local resident […]

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Two killed, three injured in foreign troops airstrike on wedding ceremony

By The Frontier Post | September 5, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL:  At least two persons were killed and three others were injured in US led airstrike in Qarabgh district of Kabul. District Governor, Abdul Sami Sharifi, said to media that the incident happened in Jarji village when guests at a wedding ceremony started aerial firing in celebration but the foreign troops thinks that […]

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Taliban commander killed in drone strike

By The Frontier Post | September 4, 2017

F.P. Report KABUL: An important Taliban commander was killed in a drone strike conducted by US led forces in northern Parwan province. Mohammad Masoum Farzayee, police chief said the drone strike was conducted in Izatkhel area of Jabal Saraj district after security forces initiated operation against Taliban and which was supported by foreign forces airstrike. […]

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Business

K-Electric gets approval for setting up a 900MW R-LNG power plant at Bin Qasim

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2017

Web Desk KARACHI: In a notification sent to the bourse on Thursday, K-Electric (KEL) announced that in a board meeting held on August 9th, its Board of Directors had given the approval for development of 900MW (450MW x 2) Regasified Liquefied Natural Gas based Combined Cycle power plant at Bin Qasim Power Station Complex (BQPS-III). […]

Google’s Belgian unit in tax probe: report

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2017

Google’s Belgian unit faces a tax probe, a report said Wednesday, after the US internet giant had to cough up hundreds of millions of euros in back taxes in Britain and Italy. Many US and other multinational companies channel their European profits through low-tax jurisdictions such as Ireland to avoid massive bills running potentially into […]

Brazilian annual inflation falls to lowest since 1999

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2017

Brazilian prices rose in July, but the annual inflation rate of 2.71 percent was the lowest for 18 years, the government statistics office said Wednesday. This was good news for consumers in Latin America’s biggest economy, which is inching out of its deepest recession in history, and was considered likely to lead to sharper interest […]

PSX suffers amid political unrest

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI:  Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) dictated political happenings and index suffered fresh erosion under the lead of steel, cement and power companies. The market opened in the red territory and index saw a decline of as much as 350 points and index reached 45637 points lowest mark in the session. The index once […]

$500 Eurobond float: Parliamentary panel summons officials of three international banks

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2017

News Desk ISLAMABAD: Officials from three international banks Citibank, Standard Chartered Bank and Deutsche Bank involved in the floating of $500m Eurobonds two years ago have been summoned by a Parliamentary panel as decided. An investigation into this floating is being conducted by the Senate Standing Committee on Finance which is trying to ascertain whether […]

Tourism cooperation to be strengthened between Pakistan and Ukraine: Ukrainian ambassador

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2017

ISLAMABAD (AFP): Ukrainian Ambassador Volodymyr Lakomov and Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) Managing Director Chaudhry Abdul Ghafoor Khan agreed to strengthen bilateral relations and step up tourism cooperation between the two countries. In a meeting on Tuesday, Lakomov informed the PTDC MD that he had visited numerous places in Pakistan and found that there was […]

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Sports

Waqar and Wasim to work together for Multan Sultans

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2017

Web Desk Multan Sultans, the PSL (Pakistan Super League),s latest franchise, is set to unite one of the most feared bowling duo in Pakistani cricket, The legends Waqar Younis and Wasim Akram. According to agencies the duo will be united in Multan Sultans as Younis will be acting as the franchise’s adviser and head coach, […]

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PCB appoints LCCA president as member Board of Governors

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2017

Web Desk LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board has appointed Lahore City Cricket Association (LCCA) President, Khawaja Nadeem as one of its member in the Governing Board. According to the notification issued by PCB, besides Nadeem three other regional cricket heads have been made members of the GB for a term of three years. They are Murad […]

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Pakistan Rugby Union’s ‘Get into Rugby’ programme in full swing

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2017

LAHORE (APP) – Pakistan Rugby Union’s ‘Get into Rugby Programme’ (GIR) is in full swing in different universities and colleges here. Pakistan Rugby Union Head coach Shakeel Ahmed told APP that the activity aims at promoting rugby at grass-roots level. “Get into Rugby’ has given new identity to rugby in Pakistan and it has given […]

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Chandimal eyeing to win second test against India

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2017

F.P. Report COLOMBO: Dinesh Chandimal captain of Sri Lanka has said Sri Lanka have a team good enough to beat India in the second Test and level the three-match series despite a heavy defeat in the first game last week. Chandimal, who was named Test captain after the resignation of Angelo Mathews, missed the first […]

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Coach blames senior players for flop show in Women’s World Cup

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Sabih Azhar, Pakistan women’s cricket team coach, has held skipper Sana Mir and senior players responsible for the team’s disastrous show in the recently-held Women’s World Cup. A source in the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) told APP on Wednesday that in the report submitted by Sabih, he has blamed Sana for adopting […]

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Moeen calls for greter Asian involvement in England

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2017

LONDON (AFP): Moeen Ali believes English cricket is missing a trick by not reaching out to more potential players from Britain’s Asian communities. Moeen, whose hat-trick sealed England’s 239-run win in the third Test against South Africa at The Oval on Monday, is the latest of several players of Asian descent to represent England, including […]

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