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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 […]

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 […]

Global

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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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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Pakistan

JI urges people to stand by forces of truth in coming polls

By The Frontier Post | May 19, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Ameer, Jamaat e Islami, Pakistan Senator Sirajul Haq, has urged the people to consider the forthcoming elections as a conflict between Truth and Falsehood and stand by the forces of truth. Addressing a big Friday congregation at Mansoora mosque, he said that nations could not gain respect by shedding tears and raising […]

Pak-China friendship is guarantee of peace in region: Sanjarani

By The Frontier Post | May 19, 2018

F.P. Report Islamabad: Acting President Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani conferred the Nishan-i-Imtiaz (Military) upon General Zhang Youxia, Vice Chairman of Chinese Central Military Commission during an Investiture Ceremony at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, Islamabad on Friday. All Services Chiefs, Senior Military and Civil Officers were also present on the occasion. General Zhang Youxia, Vice Chairman of Chinese Central […]

Enemies can’t deter the courage of soldiers: Rehman

By The Frontier Post | May 19, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party senior leader and Chairman Senate Standing Committee on Interior Senator A. Rehman Malik on Friday visited the grave of Shaheed Colonel Sohail Abid, laid floral wreath and offered fateha. Colonel Sohail Abid embraced martyrdom in an intelligence operation in Kili Almas area of Quetta on Wednesday and was buried […]

Daniyal rejects allegations

By The Frontier Post | May 19, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Minister for Privatization Daniyal Aziz has rejected the bogus allegations of money laundering against former prime minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, who was an honest and righteous person in the country. The National Assembly Committee on Law and Justice directed the Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB) (R) Justice Javed Iqbal to appear before […]

Legislation on pension for parliamentarians be left on next assembly: Miftah

By The Frontier Post | May 19, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: National Assembly (NA) has approved Finance Bill 2018 to provide constitutional protection to the statistics contained in the budget for the financial year 2018-19. Finance Minister (FM) Miftah Ismail said that budget deficit stands at Rs 1890 billion and the statistics furnished by opposition on this count are not correct. Tax relief […]

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 […]

Afghanistan

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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Joint operation against Taliban to start in Kandahar

By The Frontier Post | September 4, 2017

F.P. Report KANDAHAR: Kandahar Police Chief, General Abdul Raziq told media that police are planning to starts a joint military operation with foreign forces against the Taliban fighters in the area.  Maiwand and Ghorak districts of Kandahar have borders with Helmand province where the security was under higher security threats and the anti state elements […]

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Ghani offers armed groups to lay down their arms

By The Frontier Post | September 1, 2017

F.P. Report KABUL: President of Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani has said Afghanistan is ready to talk to any country for bringing peace in the region and also asked the armed groups to lay down their arms and pay their role in country development is they are true Afghans. This he said while talking to political leadres […]

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Business

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 […]

BOP rights share issue: Parliamentary panel drops investigation

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2017

News Desk ISLAMABAD: The Parliamentary panel responsible for investigating into allegations of malpractice by the Bank of Punjab (BOP) in its right shares issue has decided to drop the charges. State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) and Securities Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) both gave a clean shit to this rights share issue of BOP and […]

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Sports

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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Chitral Team thrashed Gilgit-Baltistan team

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The Chitral team thrashed the Gilgit-Baltistan team in a thrilling finale and clinched the trophy on the last day of the three-day annual Shandur Polo Festival held at the world highest polo ground at Shandur in Chitral. The Chitral team scored 12 goals against 6 of Gilgit-Baltistan and won the coveted trophy […]

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