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Apex court summons all IGs over illegal occupation of official residences

By The Frontier Post | July 4, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court has summoned Inspectors General (IGs) of all four provinces on July 6 for illegal possession of official residences case. Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Wednesday heard a case regarding illegal occupation of official residences by police officials. The court also summoned a record of ongoing […]

Eyeing on wishful result in upcoming polls against people wish would harm country: Nawaz Sharif

By The Frontier Post | July 4, 2018

F.P. Report LONDON: The ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif has said that those who are trying to get wishful result against the will of the people in the upcoming general election will harm the country. This he said while speaking to media persons in London. He said that everyone is watching what is going on […]

Avenfield reference: Court to announce verdict on July 6

By The Frontier Post | July 3, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: An accountability court (AC) in Islamabad on Tuesday completed proceedings of Avenfield reference against Sharif family after ten months. As per details garnered, the verdict will be announced on July-6 [Friday]. AC had commenced hearing of the reference on 14th of September, 2017. The reference against Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz, Capt (retd) […]

US Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary calls on COAS

By The Frontier Post | July 3, 2018

RAWALPINDI (APP) :United States Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Alice G Wells Tuesday called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa here at the General Headquarters. According to an Inter-Services Public Relations press release, views were exchanged on issues of mutual interest, regional security and cooperation between the two countries during the meeting. […]

Death toll rises to six as heavy rain continues in Lahore

By The Frontier Post | July 3, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: At least six people were killed because of heavy rain in Lahore on Tuesday. Officials of Rescue 1122 informed the media that two people were killed as the roof of their warehouse collapsed in Gumti bazaar owing to heavy downpour, similarly another person died of electrocution in China Scheme area of provincial […]

Accountability should be across the board, says Bilawal

By The Frontier Post | July 3, 2018

F.P. Report SANGAR: Chairman Pakistan People’s Party, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, has said that he wasn’t not against accountability but it should be across the board. “We strongly believe in accountability but there should be no different standards, ” PPP chairman said while addressing a public gathering at Rawal forms, Dando Jam, a constituency of jail […]

Global

Two people stabbed to death in SA mosque attack

By The Frontier Post | June 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk JOHANNESBURG: Two Muslim worshippers were stabbed to death and three others were injured by a knife-wielding assailant at a mosque in Malmesbury outside Cape Town early Thursday morning, according to police. Police later shot the assailant dead. Western Cape police spokesman Lt. Col. Andre Traut told local eNCA television: “The suspect, believed to […]

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India expresses ‘deep dismay’ over Maldives prison sentences

By The Frontier Post | June 15, 2018

NEW DELHI (AP): India said Thursday it was dismayed by the 19-month prison sentence given to a former leader of the Maldives for failing to cooperate with a police investigation. A Maldives court sentenced Maumoon Abdul Gayoom to one year, seven months and six days in prison for failing to hand over his mobile phone […]

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Cyprus escorts 61 Syrian refugees

By The Frontier Post | June 15, 2018

NICOSIA (AFP): Cypriot authorities have safely escorted a boat carrying 61 Syrian refugees to shore after spotting it off the coast of the Mediterranean island, they said Thursday. The vessel was intercepted late Wednesday evening off the island’s northwestern coast after embarking from Turkey, police said. One woman and 60 males, including seven children, were […]

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Russian Opp leader released

By The Frontier Post | June 15, 2018

MOSCOW (AP): Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny walked free Thursday after spending 30 days in custody for staging an unsanctioned protest, noting with sarcasm that a Moscow jail where he was held has received a massive facelift ahead of the World Cup. Navalny, President Vladimir Putin’s most visible foe, said the authorities apparently feel that […]

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Greece: Opp head to call no-confidence vote

By The Frontier Post | June 15, 2018

ATHENS (AP): The head of Greece’s main opposition party said Thursday he will submit a motion for a no-confidence vote in the government, objecting to a deal reached between the prime ministers of Greece and Macedonia to settle a decades-old dispute over Macedonia’s name. New Democracy party leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis, speaking in parliament during a […]

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Naz Shah asks UK govt to raise the issue with Pakistan about the murder of two Britain national

By The Frontier Post | June 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: Naz Shah member of Britain’s Home Affairs Select Committee and Labour MP  has called on Britain’s new Home Secretary Sajid Javid to raise the issue of killings of two British nationals in Pakistan. The Labour MP from Bradford West has written to the new home secretary reminding him of the promise made […]

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Pakistan

Pashtuns express love, affection for history, tradition

By The Frontier Post | September 25, 2018

Rafiullah Mandokhail ZHOB: International Pashtun Culture Day celebrated here in Zhob and other Pashtun dominated districts of Balochistan province. Nationalist parties, literary and culture organizations and social activists arranged musical programs and cultural shows to mark the day and highlight the centuries old Pashtuns’ history and their rich culture. Children were wearing brightly colored and […]

Ninth grade student electrocuted to death in Lakki Marwat

By The Frontier Post | September 25, 2018

Ghulam Mursalin Marwat LAKKI MARWAT: Muhammad Nasir, a tenth grade student of Government High School No. 2 Lakki died of electric shock in Sherukhel (Khoidadkhel) locality of Lakki city. The student was electrocuted to death as soon as he tried to operate iron to press clothes. The sudden death of the student saddened the entire […]

Ban on sale of junk foods near schools demanded

By The Frontier Post | September 25, 2018

F.P. Report TIMERGARA:  Members of the Lower Dir district council on Monday demanded of the government and administration to ban sale of sub standard crackers, chips and other junk food in all parts of the district. The demand was made during a session of the council chaired by its convener Abdul Rashid Khan. District nazim […]

Dengue fever strikes back in Hazara

By The Frontier Post | September 25, 2018

F.P. Report ABBOTTABAD: Dengue Fever strikes back in Hazara division and dozens of dengue fever victims have been admitted at different hospitals of Abbottabad, Haripur, and Manshera. According to the details, more than a dozen patients have been admitted in District Headquarters Hospital (DHQ) Abbottabad and Ayub Medical Complex (AMC) during a couple of days. […]

PPP terms resolution against Kalabagh dam a publicity stunt of opposition

By The Frontier Post | September 24, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party has termed a resolution submitted by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Grand Democratic Alliance (GDA) and the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) against Kalabagh Dam a publicity stunt by the opposition. Advisor to Chief Minister Sindh for Information and Archives, Law & Anticorruption Barrister Murtaza Wahab on Monday said that to the […]

Police chief says has identified 197 cops involved in serious crimes

By The Frontier Post | September 24, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Additional Inspector General of Police Karachi, Dr. Amir Ahmed Shaikh, on Monday disclosed he has identified 197 officers and personnel in Karachi police who are actively involved in serious crimes, including kidnapping for ransom. “I have identified these black sheep which are 197 in number. There is no place in Karachi police […]

Afghanistan

25 Taliban, 7 Daesh insurgents killed in raids

By The Frontier Post | March 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Twenty-five Taliban and seven Daesh fighters have been killed in separate drone strikes across the country, officials said on Sunday. Sherin Agha Faqiri, spokesman for the 201st Selab Military Corps in the Eastern Zone, told Pajhwok Afghan News three foreign rebels were killed and a fourth wounded in a drone strike. The […]

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3 killed, 9 injured in Herat attack

By The Frontier Post | March 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk HERAT CITY: Three people were killed and nine others were injured in a blast inside the Nabi Akram Mosque in western Herat province on Sunday, an official said. The blast in Lelami Bazaar area of Herat City, the provincial capital, happened at around 1:00pm. Public Health Director Dr. Abdul Hakim Tamana said three […]

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At least 63 militants killed in military operations

By The Frontier Post | March 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Afghan Ministry of Defense (MoD) claimed that at least 63 militants including 14 Daesh gunmen were killed in an operations conducted by Afghan security forces in the last 24 hours. Deputy spokesman of MoD, Mohammad Radmanish told Afghan media outlet that the operations were launched in Nangarhar, Uruzgan, Farah, Kandahar and Paktia […]

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One dead, nine injured in Kabul city explosion

By The Frontier Post | March 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Deputy Spokesman for the Ministry of Interior Nusrat Rahimi said that at least one person was killed and nine others were injured in an explosion in Kabul on late Saturday evening. He added that the incident took place in the Chaman Hazoori area of the capital. Rahimi further added that the target […]

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Hekmatyar calls for providing ‘safe zones’ to Taliban

By The Frontier Post | March 25, 2018

Shadi Khan Saif KABUL: Former Afghan Mujaheddin leader Gulbuddin Hekmatyar on Saturday called on the government to provide “safe zones”‘ to the Taliban in a bid to encourage them to join peace process. Addressing a news conference at his party headquarters in Kabul, Hekmatyar said he has shared a comprehensive peace strategy draft with the […]

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Govt paying attention to education sector, says Ghani

By The Frontier Post | March 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Afghan President Muhammad Ashraf Ghani said on Saturday that the government was paying special attention towards the improvement of education. Addressing a ceremony to mark the start of new educational year, President Ghani said vital achievements had been obtained in the education sector over the past few years. However, the sector was […]

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Business

Reduction in prices of agriculture machinery lauded

By The Frontier Post | April 29, 2018

F.P. Report MULTAN: Director Cotton Research Station (CRS) and known cotton scientist Dr Sagher Ahmed lauded reduction in duty and other taxes on agriculture machinery and fertilizers. The step would surely help promote maximum utilization of agriculture machinery and it would also decrease labour cost and enhance productivity. The scientist stated this while talking to […]

Canada stock markets abruptly shut by technical issue, to resume on Monday

By The Frontier Post | April 29, 2018

TORONTO (Reuters): Canada’s stock market, the world’s sixth-largest, abruptly shut down on Friday after an outage cut market participants off the main exchanges but will resume trading on Monday after resolving “internal technical issues,” the exchange operator said. TMX Group Ltd, which operates the main Toronto Stock Exchange and smaller trading platforms around Canada, said […]

SAARC chamber’s VP terms budget balanced, business-friendly

By The Frontier Post | April 29, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SAARC-CCI) Vice President and United Business Group (UBG) Chairman Iftikhar Ali Malik here on Saturday said that the federal government, in the given circumstances, has presented an overall business-friendly and balanced budget for the financial year 2018-19. Talking to APP, he said that the federal government […]

Budget FY 2018-19: Govt recommends 200% increase in petroleum levy

By The Frontier Post | April 28, 2018

KARACHI (Monitoring Desk): The government has recommended an increase of nearly 200% in petroleum levy in the new budget, for fiscal year 2018-19. According to experts, the increase is feared to cause a rapid rise in inflation. Under the Finance Bill 2018, tax on diesel, petroleum, crude oil and high-octane fuel would be increased from […]

T-Mobile, Sprint finalising merger terms: sources

By The Frontier Post | April 28, 2018

NEW YORK (Reuters): US wireless carriers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp are finalizing terms as they seek to sign a merger deal in the next three days, people familiar with the matter said on Friday. Based on the stock exchange ratio under negotiation, T-Mobile majority-owner Deutsche Telekom will own a little over 40 percent […]

Minimum pension increased from Rs6,000 to Rs10,000 in budget

By The Frontier Post | April 28, 2018

ISLAMABAD (APP): A increase of 10 per cent has been announced in the salaries of government employees, while minimum pension has been increased from Rs6,000 to Rs10,000 in the federal budget announced for fiscal year 2018-19 a day earlier. In his budget speech the newly-inducted finance minister, Miftah Ismail, said the minimum pension has been increased […]

Sports

South Africa beat Australia to level series

By The Frontier Post | March 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk PORT ELIZABETH: Kagiso Rabada put aside his disciplinary concerns to set up a series-levelling win for South Africa on the fourth day of the second Test against Australia at St George’s Park on Monday. South Africa won by six wickets after Rabada’s fast bowling ensured they needed to chase a modest 101 runs […]

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Imad to undergo CT scan, be put under observation at hospital: Arthur

By The Frontier Post | March 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk DUBAI: Karachi Kings Coach Mickey Arthur turned down the possibility of a serious injury to skipper Imad Wasim but confirmed that he will undergo a CT scan test and will be put under observation tonight. Wasim was stretchered off after he took a catch on the ball of fast bowler Muhammad Amir, the […]

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Federer wins at Indian Wells, Djokovic crashes out

By The Frontier Post | March 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk INDIAN WELLS: World number one Roger Federer finished off Federico Delbonis in a rain-disrupted match on Sunday to reach the third round at Indian Wells as five-time champion Novak Djokovic was toppled. Federer returned to stadium court on Sunday afternoon and needed an hour to finish off his second-round victory 6-3, 7-6 (8/6). […]

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McCollum breaks silence on what went wrong

By The Frontier Post | March 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk DUBAI: After six consecutive defeat and being knocked out of the race to play-offs of the Pakistan Super League, the team Lahore Qalandars finally appears to have wakened up as they won two matches back to back. But, it’s too late for them. However, for Brendon McCullum, the captain of Lahore Qalandars, it […]

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Women power lifting championship

By The Frontier Post | March 13, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Inaugural Chief Executive Railways national women powerlifting championship will be held here from March 20 under the aegis of Pakistan Railways Sports Board at Railways stadium. “Country’s top women powerlifting players will be exhibiting their lifting ability and prowess in the competition which aims at further promoting the game among women folk”, […]

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Qalandars defeat Kings in a thrilling super over

By The Frontier Post | March 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk DUBAI:  Lahore Qalandars defeated Karachi Kings in the 24th match of third season of Pakistan Super League (PSL) in a nail-biting super over at Dubai Stadium on Sunday night. Chasing a target of 164 the Qalandars kept things under control from the start. The openers Fakhar Zaman and Devcich provide a good start […]

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