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Corruption case: NAB to file supplementary reference against Ishaq Dar

By The Frontier Post | February 23, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has prepared a supplementary reference and will submit it against the former finance minister Ishaq Dar in the corruption case. During the hearing, the NAB deputy informed the accountability court that a supplementary reference would be submitted to the court by Monday. Former finance minister Ishaq Dar, […]

Contempt case: SC to resume hearing against Daniyal Aziz

By The Frontier Post | February 23, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court of Pakistan to resume contempt of court proceedings against the Federal Minister for Privatization Daniyal Aziz on Friday. Justice Azmat Saeed will head the three-member bench of the Supreme and will conduct hearing today on the suo motu notice against minister. Advocate Ali Raza, counsel of Aziz, has requested a […]

Dharna violence cases: ATC rejects Imran’s plea of exemption to appear in hearings

By The Frontier Post | February 23, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: An anti-terrorism court rejected Imran Khan’s petition on Friday, seeking exemption from appearance in violence cases related to 2014 Dharna in Islamabad. Legal counsel of Imran Khan had submitted two petitions in the anti-terrorism court seeking acquittal and exemption from appearance. PTI Chief had termed the cases undemocratic and said that holding […]

Three injured in Peshawar blast

By The Frontier Post | February 23, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: As many as three people were injured in an explosion took place in Dir Colony area of Peshawar on Friday morning. Police told media that apparently the target of the blast was government official vehicle on Peshawar Ring Road. The driver of the vehicle and two other people were injured and they […]

Court records testimonies of UK-based witnesses against NS

By The Frontier Post | February 23, 2018

Tariq Ullah Wardag ISLAMABAD: The accountability court conducting corruption proceedings against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family is recording the statements of two new witnesses including forensic expert Robert Radley and solicitor Akhtar Raja via video-link from UK. The accountability court conducting corruption proceedings against Nawaz Sharif and his family recorded the statements […]

Indian DHC summoned to protest ceasefire violations

By The Frontier Post | February 23, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Thursday summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner J P Singh to protest the unprovoked ceasefire violations by the Indian occupation forces along the Line of Control in Rawalakot / Satwal Sector. The firing had resulted in the martyrdom of a labourer, working at a civilian crush plant at Poonch river bank. According […]

Global

KRG’s PM seeks ‘good relations’ with Turkey

By The Frontier Post | January 9, 2018

Monitoring Desk ERBIL: The prime minister of northern Iraq’s Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) on Monday said they want to re-establish “good relations” with Turkey. “The dialogue channels between the two sides are always open. We hope to meet officials in Turkey. However, the schedule has not yet been finalized,” said Barzani in Erbil, the KRG’s […]

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Libya ends operation near Tunisia border

By The Frontier Post | January 9, 2018

Monitoring Desk TRIPOLI: Libya’s UN-backed unity government on Monday announced an end of military operations near border with Tunisia. In a statement, the government’s presidential council said it has given orders for taking control of the Ras Ajdir border crossing with Tunisia. It said security measures taken by the government would enforce security in the […]

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State of emergency to be extended again in Turkey

By The Frontier Post | January 9, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: The state of emergency imposed in the wake of the defeated July 2016 coup will be extended again, the government announced Monday. Briefing reporters on a Cabinet meeting in the capital Ankara, Deputy Prime Minister and government spokesman Bekir Bozdag said: “The state of emergency will be extended once more.” He did […]

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Pence to visit Egypt, Israel in January

By The Frontier Post | January 9, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will visit Egypt, Jordan and Israel from Jan. 20 to 23, the White House said on Monday, embarking on a tour originally planned for last month after President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Pence will hold talks with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, […]

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Rouhani: Protests were not just about economic grievances

By The Frontier Post | January 9, 2018

Monitoring Desk TEHRAN: Protests that shook Iran were not just aimed at the economy, President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday, remarks suggesting the real targets were powerful conservatives opposed to his plans to expand individual freedoms at home and promote détente abroad. Rouhani also called for the lifting of curbs on social media used by […]

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Seven Houthi rebels killed in Yemen’s Taiz

By The Frontier Post | January 9, 2018

Monitoring Desk SANAA: Seven Houthi rebels were killed Monday in clashes with government forces in Yemen’s southwestern Taiz province, according to the official SABA news agency. SABA, citing a military source, said clashes broke out between the two sides in al-Dabab district in western Taiz in which five rebels were killed. Two other rebels were […]

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Pakistan

PTV Parliament channel will be launched soon: Marriyum

By The Frontier Post | May 17, 2018

F.P Report ISLAMABAD: Federal minister for Information and Broadcasting, Ms. Marriyum Aurangzeb while responding to the questions of the members of National Assembly Standing committee on Information and Broadcasting here today said that PTV Parliament channel would soon be launched for the live coverage of the National Assembly and Senate sessions as well as standing […]

ECP says will not ‘tolerate’ any intervention in general elections

By The Frontier Post | May 17, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Chief Election Commissioner Sardar Muhammad Raza Khan says the election body will not tolerate any intervention in the general elections scheduled to take place [in July] this year. Addressing a ceremony in Lahore, Khan said the ECP would adopt all measures to ensure elections were conducted in a fair and transparent manner. […]

NA passed highest number of laws during five years

By The Frontier Post | May 17, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq Wednesday during the last five years, the National Assembly passed highest number of laws and accomplished landmark achievements. Addressing reception hosted by the Parliamentary Reporters Association in honour of the speaker here, he said said 136 laws were passed and out of them 49 laws were […]

NSA to attend SCO meeting in China

By The Frontier Post | May 17, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: National Security Advisor Nasser Khan Janjua will attend the 13th Meeting of Security Council Secretaries of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) to be held here from May 21 to 22, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang announced on Wednesday. “The meeting is the first of its kind since the SCO accepted new […]

Policies of govt rendered 28000 unemployed: Iftikhar

By The Frontier Post | May 17, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Central General Secretary Awami National Party, Mian Iftikhar Hussain Wednesday said that targeting of druggist and chemists by provincial government in last days of tenure have rendered 28000 people unemployed. Addressing a protest camp of druggist association at Pabbi, he said that drug related policies of government has done nothing but has […]

Prosecution witness presents Dar’s banking record in court

By The Frontier Post | May 17, 2018

Tariq Ullah Wardag ISLAMABAD: Prosecution witness Mohammed Azeem produced banking details of the former Finance Minister Ishaq Dar during the hearing of assets reference in the accountability court on Wednesday. During his cross-examination by defense counsel, Azeem informed the court that Ishaq Dar issued cheques worth Rs 65.3 million to Hajvery Foundation. On January 22, […]

Afghanistan

Security force repulse Taliban attack in Baghlan

By The Frontier Post | August 25, 2017

F.P. Report BAGHLAN: Local officials told media persons that security Forces repulsed the Taliban fighter attack in Doshi district of Baghlan Province and they were pushed back to their hideouts. The clash was started when Taliban insurgents attacked the center of the province and dozens of people were injured in it while the others managed […]

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Security forces took control of Janikhel

By The Frontier Post | August 25, 2017

F.P. Report PAKTIA: Afghan Army officials have said that they have taken the control of Janikhel district of Paktia province after conducting military operation in the area on Thursday evening. Commander of Afghan National Army’s Corps, Major General Abdul Wase Milad said that in the military operation Commando and police took part in it and […]

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Taliban cannot win the ongoing war in Afghanistan: Nicholson

By The Frontier Post | August 24, 2017

F.P. Report KABUL: The Commander of US and NATO forces in Afghanistan, General John Nicholson has said Taliban is now criminal organization and their fighters only interested in getting profits from the selling drugs, kidnapping and murdering innocent people. This he said while addressing to press in Kabul on Thursday. General Nicholson asked the militant […]

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Reconciliation door is still open for everyone: Asharf Ghani

By The Frontier Post | August 24, 2017

F.P. Report KABUL: President of Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani has said his government will keep the reconciliation door opens with the aim to bring back the peace in the country. Ghani said this while presiding over a meeting with Ministry of Defense and Ministry of Interior, National Security Council and the National Directorate of Security at […]

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13 Taliban, 2 cops killed in Nooristan clashes

By The Frontier Post | August 24, 2017

F.P. Report ASADABAD: As many as 15 persons were killed including 13 Taliban fighters and two policemen in separate clashes in the Noorgram kamdesh districts of Nooristan province. Hafiz Abdul Qayum, Spokesman of Nooristan Governor told media that Taliban fighters attacked on several check posts in Noorgram district and clash was started among the forces […]

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Seven injured in grenades attack

By The Frontier Post | August 23, 2017

F.P. Report KABUL: At least seven persons were injured after the miscreants thrown four grenades at a police check post in Kot-i-Sangi area of Kabul city. The eye witness said that all the victims were civilians and miscreants thrown the grenades indiscriminate on the people, however the officials did not commented on the incident and […]

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Business

Gold price decreases in international, local markets

By The Frontier Post | August 1, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Gold price witnessed a sharp decline of $2 per ounce in international market and settled at $1268. Following footprints of international market, gold price witnessed decline of Rs 300 per tola and settled at Rs 51, 000 in local markets of Lahore, Faisalabad and Karachi. Likewise price of 10 gram gold went […]

Disqualification of PM increases policy uncertainty: Moody’s

By The Frontier Post | August 1, 2017

F.P. Report NEW YORK: Credit rating agency Moody on Tuesday reported that Nawaz Sharif’s disqualification by the Supreme Court (SC) in Panama Papers case poses risks to policy continuity. If heightened political uncertainty and strife among the various branches of government disrupt the administration s economic and fiscal agenda, macroeconomic stability and the government s […]

Largest refinery of Pakistan to resume production this week

By The Frontier Post | August 1, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan’s largest oil refinery, which had caught fire two years ago shortly after inauguration and had been staying closed since then, is set to resume production later this week. Byco Petroleum Limited, in a notification to the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX), said on Monday “the company will resume production at its 120,000-barrel-per-day refinery.” […]

FBR collects Rs200 billion in July, up 20pc MoM

By The Frontier Post | August 1, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has collected Rs200 billion in the first month (July 2017) of the current fiscal year 2017-18 against a collection of Rs164 billion in the same month of the last financial year 2016-17, registering a growth by 20 percent.   “We have achieved the target of Rs200 billion […]

Boeing expects India to order up to 2,100 aircraft over 20 years

By The Frontier Post | July 31, 2017

NEW DELHI (AFP): Boeing Co said on Monday it expects Indian airlines to order up to 2,100 new aircraft worth $290 billion over the next 20 years, calling it the highest-ever forecast for Asia’s third-largest economy. The planemaker said it expected single-aisle planes, such as the next generation 737 and 737 Max, to account for […]

Pakistan Stock market gains momentum

By The Frontier Post | July 31, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan Stock Market recorded appreciable gain on the first day of the new week and also after the Supreme Court’s verdict in Panama Papers case where index comfortably broke two important levels of 46000 and 47000 points. The first hour of the trading session was ruled by the bulls where 248 companies’ […]

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Sports

2 killed in South Africa football stadium stampede

By The Frontier Post | July 30, 2017

F.P. Report JOHANNESBURG: Two people were killed in a crush during a football match Saturday at the South African stadium that hosted the 2010 World Cup final, local media and an official said. The incident occurred at a pre-season derby between Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates, the country s most popular teams, both from Soweto. Public […]

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PCB to sue Indian board for dishonouring MoU: Shahryar Khan

By The Frontier Post | July 29, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has decided to sue the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in the ICC dispute resolution committee for not honouring its promise of playing bilateral series with Pakistan, the outgoing chairman Shahryar Khan said. Shahryar presided over a Board of Governors meeting on Friday – […]

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India thrash Sri Lanka by 304 runs in first test

By The Frontier Post | July 29, 2017

GALLE (Agencies): With a blasting century of Virat Kohli, India thrashed Sri Lanka Saturday by 304 runs in the opening test, leading series by 1-0. Overall, Kohli faced 136 balls and hit five fours as well as a six. In doing so, he equalled the records of former Indian skipper Dilip Vengsarkar (116 Tests) and […]

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England took complete command in third test against South Africa

By The Frontier Post | July 29, 2017

F.P. Report ENGLAND: Ben Stokes hammered another dazzling century and four-wicket Toby Roland-Jones enjoyed a dream debut as England took complete command, leaving South Africa on the brink of following on after a remarkable second day of the third test at The Oval on Friday. Stokes underlined his prowess as the rarest of all-round talents […]

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Fakhar Zaman to play for Somerset county in T20 Blast: sources

By The Frontier Post | July 27, 2017

LAHORE (Monitoring Desk): Fakhar Zaman is the latest among Pakistan players to sign up for England’s popular domestic cricket competition NatWest T20 Blast. According to Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) sources, the left-handed batsman has signed a deal with Somerset County Cricket Club and will be seen in action during the T20 Blast, which is currently […]

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Arthur hopes international cricket to return to Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | July 27, 2017

LAHORE (APP): Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur said Wednesday he hoped a proposed tour of the World XI to the South Asian country would bring the embattled nation a step closer to reviving international cricket. Pakistan have not hosted international cricket – barring a limited over series against Zimbabwe in 2015 – since terrorist attacks on […]

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