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Accountability court reserves verdict on Sharif’s objection on NAB supplementary references

By The Frontier Post | February 22, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: An accountability court hearing corruption references against Nawaz Sharif and his family, has reserved its decision on two supplementary references including Al-Azizia Steel Mills, Flagship Investment and Hill Metal Establishment cases. The court proceeding was resumed after former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (retd) Safdar have […]

Apex court recent decisions ‘person-specific’, says Nawaz Sharif

By The Frontier Post | February 22, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has said that yesterday decision was not election act decision it was only targeting a specific person. Nawaz Sharif, who was disqualified by Supreme Court on Wednesday as the head of the political party, he said that it is clear that only person is being target in […]

ECP removes Nawaz Sharif’s name PML-N president

By The Frontier Post | February 22, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) removed former disqualified prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s name as head of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) after the supreme court decision verdict on Wednesday. After the removal of Nawaz Sharif’s name as the party president from its record, ECP said that the position now stands vacant. […]

LNG case: Rasheed provides details of corruption to NAB office

By The Frontier Post | February 22, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Awami Muslim League (AML) chief Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed provided the NAB with the details of alleged corruption in the award of a contract for the import of LNG by the then federal petroleum minister Abbasi. Addressing media after a meeting with NAB chairman on Wednesday, the AML chief said that he has […]

PTI to hold rally in favour of SC

By The Frontier Post | February 22, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: PTI chief’s Imran Khan has announced to hold a public rally in the federal capital to express solidarity with the judiciary in response to the excessive criticism being made by ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his aides Addressing a press conference here after a meeting of PTI parliamentary committee, Imran Khan […]

Musharraf offered me premiership: Shehbaz Sharif

By The Frontier Post | February 22, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif has asserted on Wednesday that former president General (Retired) Pervez Musharraf offered him to serve as the Prime Minister of Pakistan. The Chief Minister answered questions in a brief media interaction after a ceremony organised that witnessed an agreement between National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) and […]

Global

Turkey to extend state of emergency for sixth time

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2018

ANKARA (AFP): The Turkish government Monday said plans to extend the state of emergency imposed after the 2016 failed coup for the sixth time, despite criticism that it is used to target Ankara’s critics. Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag said the state of emergency will be “extended one more time” for three months and would […]

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Former Iranian President Ahadinejad arrested: media report

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk TEHRAN: Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was arrested by the Iranian regime headed by Ali Khamenei has in Shiraz city for encouraging the protestors against the government in Bushehr city of Iran. Iranian media reported that the former president Ahmadinejad was under house arrest on the order of Khamenei. Earlier, in December Ahmadinejad […]

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Malaysia’s Opposition alliance names Mahathir as PM candidate

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s opposition coalition on Sunday named 92-year old former premier Mahathir Mohamad as its prime ministerial candidate for a general election that must be called by August. With the country’s most popular opposition leader An-war Ibrahim in jail, Mahathir is seen as the biggest threat for Prime Minister Najib Razak, who […]

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Trump tweet on nuclear button keeps Kim ‘on his toes’: Haley

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: U.S. President Donald Trump’s tweet about having a bigger nuclear button than North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s has kept Kim “on his toes” and makes clear the risks of a nuclear standoff, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Sunday. After Kim asserted that he had a nuclear […]

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32 people missing after oil tanker & cargo ship collide off Chinese coast

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk BEIJING: Search and rescue operations are underway for 32 people who went missing after an oil tanker collided with a cargo ship off the eastern coast of China and caught fire. The collision between the Panama-registered oil tanker “SANCHI” and Hong Kong freighter “CF CRYSTAL” happened at around 8:00pm local time Saturday, 160 […]

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Trump ‘absolutely’ willing to talk to Kim Jong-un

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump said he would be willing to talk to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on the phone, but not without conditions. “I always believe in talking,” Trump briefly told reporters on Saturday. “Absolutely, I would do that,” he said when asked if he would be willing to talk to […]

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Power supply restored after long breakdown in Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | May 16, 2018

F.P.Report ISLAMABAD: After major breakdown of Power in Islamabad and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Power Division Awais Leghari has said that power supply to majority of areas in KP and Punjab has been restored. Leghari said the breakdown resulted from a fault in power transmission line and it was not a shortfall. “The system returned […]

Orange Metro Train inaugurate to facilitate people: Shehbaz

By The Frontier Post | May 16, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Mian Shehbaz Sharif inaugurates the Orange Line Metro Train and travel in the train here on Wednesday. Talking to Media after travel in the train at 11 km Mian Shahbaz Sharif said that millions of people would travel in the train and will get the luxury facility of travel […]

Dawn leaks case: Sacked Pervez Rasheed for continuity of democracy in country

By The Frontier Post | May 16, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Member National Assembly and son-in-law of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, Captain (retd) Safdar has said that Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) removed Pervez Rasheed as Information minister after the Dawn Leaks case for the continuity of democracy in the country. MNA Safdar said this to media persons on Wednesday outside the accountability […]

Former premier Jamali announces to resign from National Assembly

By The Frontier Post | May 16, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister and leader of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Mir Zafarullah Khan Jamali has announced his resignation from National Assembly seat on Wednesday. While talking to media, Zafarullah Jamali has said that Balochistan was completely ignored in the budget for the year 2018/2019 and he was compelled to resign from the […]

Pakistan, Afghanistan need to reverse prevailing challenging situation collectively: Janjua

By The Frontier Post | May 16, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: A delegation from Afghanistan led by Afghan Deputy Foreign Minister Hekmat Khalil Karzai called on National Security Adviser Lt. General (Retd) Nasser Khan Janjua Tuesday. They discussed options to strengthen bilateral relations. NSA warmly welcomed the delegates and congratulated them and the Pakistani team for finalizing Afghanistan-Pakistan Action Plan for Peace and […]

Senate passes bill to prevent human trafficking

By The Frontier Post | May 16, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Senate Tuesday unanimously passed the Prevention of Trafficking in Persons bill aimed at taking effective measures to combat and prevent human trafficking. The bill was moved by State Minister for Interior Talal Chaudhry. The house rejected amendments put by PPP Senator Mustafa Nawaz Khokar. 10 votes in favour of amendments and 19 […]

Afghanistan

Clashes continues among forces and Taliban at Jawzjan province

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2017

F.P. Report KABUL: The clashes between the armed militants and the Afghan security forces were underway in the Khamab district of Jawzjan province of Afghanistan. The initial reports from the battle area indicated that the militants took control of the most area of government compound and local bazaar but the officials denied the reports so […]

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Forces foils terrorist bid Kabul City

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2017

F.P. Report KABUL: Security forces successfully foiled a terrorist plan which was planted by the militants in the Kabul city on Monday. The officials of Ministry of Interior (MoI) told media that a large Improvised Explosive Device (IED) was planted under a drain line in Kabul city and it was recovered by the security forces […]

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8 Taliban killed, 6 injured in a clash with forces in Maidan Wardak

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2017

F.P. Report KABUL: As many as eight Taliban fighters were killed and six otehrs were injrued in the Maidan Wardak province of Afghanistan during the clash between the secuirty forces and Taliban. The clash was started on Sunday in Syedabad district of Maidan Wardak, provincial police commandant confirmed in a statement to media.  He added […]

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10 cops killed, 18 injured in Taliban attacks

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2017

F.P. Report LASHKARGAH: Police officials confirmed that at least 10 police men were killed and 18 others were injured in a with Taliban in Nawa district of Helmand province. Chairman, District Development Council, Attiqullah told local that the Taliban gunmen attacked security check posts in Khalach area of Nawa district and take control of four […]

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Trump taken decision on Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2017

F.P. Report WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump said that after meeting an consultation with the Army General at Camp David, the decision on Afghanistan has been taken. Donald Trump share his views on social media site Twitter and adding that he spent a important day with the army generals and leaders at camp David to […]

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23 Taliban killed operations in 13 provinces: MoD

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2017

F.P. Report KABUL: Ministry of Defense (MoD) claimed that as many as 23 Taliban insurgents were killed or injured in last 24 hours in operation conducted against the anti state elements. As per the statement issued from the MoD, the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) initiated 17 planned operations, 22 special operations, 1 […]

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Business

Have submitted tax record for 34 years in SC, says Ishaq Dar

By The Frontier Post | July 27, 2017

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk): Finance Minister Ishaq Dar said that 34-year-old tax returns have been submitted in the Supreme Court (SC) and he is ready to even write a book if the court says. He was addressing National Workshop on Pakistan’s National Action Plan for Open Government Partnership in Islamabad on Thursday. The Minister said good […]

FBR sends notices to more than 2,000 people over ‘expensive gifts’

By The Frontier Post | July 26, 2017

ISLAMABAD (APP): The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has sent notices to over 2,000 people who declared receiving expensive gifts in their wealth statements in the last fiscal year. FBR officials believe the untaxed ‘gifts’ could have been used to launder money and evade taxes. Sources in the FBR said that three people received gifts […]

Apple ordered to pay $506 million to university in patent dispute

By The Frontier Post | July 26, 2017

NEW YORK (AFP): A US judge on Monday ordered Apple Inc to pay $506 million for infringing on a patent owned by the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s patent licensing arm, more than doubling the damages initially imposed on Apple by a jury. US District Judge William Conley in Madison added $272 million to a $234 million jury […]

Garments worth US$ 2.136 billion exported in previous FY

By The Frontier Post | July 26, 2017

ISLAMABAD (APP): Readymade garments exports from the country during previous financial year (2016-17) increased by 5.55 percent as compared the corresponding period of last financial year. During 12 months of financial year, 2016-17, about 34,785 thousand dozen of readymade garments worth US$ 2.316 billion exported as compared the exports of 32,775 thousand dozen valuing US$ […]

US venture capital’s digital coin quandary: cash-rich startups

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2017

NEW YORK ( Reuters):  US venture capital firms lining up for a slice of the burgeoning digital currency market are grappling with a novel challenge – some of the hottest tech startups that sell the coins just don’t need their money. Only a few years ago, digital currency entrepreneurs, like other Silicon Valley peers, had […]

Mobile phone import decline by 5.78%

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2017

ISLAMABAD (APP): The import of mobile phones during fiscal year 2016-17 fell by 5.78 per cent as compared to same period the previous year. Mobile phone imports during the period under review were recorded at $709.69 million against the import of $753.224 million in July-June (2015-16). According to latest data of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics(PBS), […]

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Sports

Coach Mickey Arthur to meet PCB officials

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2017

LAHORE (Monitoring Desk): Head coach Mickey Arthur is expected to meet with officials from the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Monday where he will be consulted in chalking out future course of action for the team. Arthur, who arrived in Lahore late Sunday night, is set to meet with Chief Selector Inzamam-ul-Haq and Director of […]

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PCB receives Champions Trophy prize money from ICC

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2017

KARACHI (PPI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) received the Champions Trophy prize money, Rs230 million, from the International Cricket Council (ICC) and is ready to distribute it among players. Pakistan beat India in the final to be crowned the 2017 Champions Trophy winners and bagged a total prize money of $2,200,000 (which is approximately Rs230 million) which […]

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Manchester United edges Real Madrid on penalty kicks

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2017

LONDON (AFP): Anthony Martial offered Jose Mourinho a timely reminder of his attacking prowess Sunday despite missing from the spot in Manchester United’s penalty shootout victory over Real Madrid. After a hugely impressive debut campaign at Old Trafford under Louis van Gaal, Martial struggled to consistently produce the goods under Mourinho last season — prompting […]

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Aisam wins thriller to clinch Hall of Fame Doubles Championship

By The Frontier Post | July 23, 2017

NEWPORT (AFP): Continuing his superb form this year, Pakistan’s tennis star Aisam ul Haq has added yet another feather to his cap by winning the doubles title of the ATP Hall of Fame Tennis Championship, held in Newport. The top seeded pair of Aisam and Rajeev Ram – his partner from the US – defeated […]

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Ashes series under threat from Australia pay dispute, says players union – report

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2017

MELBOURNE (AFP): Australia’s cricketers union is reportedly warning its players this summer’s home Ashes series might be scrapped, even if a new pay deal can be reached tentatively with Cricket Australia (CA). According to Fairfax Media, the head of the Australian Cricketers’ Association (ACA), Alistair Nicholson, sent an email on Saturday to players, warning the Test series against […]

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Hasan Ali signs up for Caribbean Premier League: sources

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2017

LAHORE (Monitoring Desk): Pakistan pacer and Champions Trophy hero Hasan Ali has been signed by West Indies’ popular T20 venture Caribbean Premier League (CPL), sources within the Pakistan Cricket Board said. According to the sources, the star bowler will be featuring for CPL franchise St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, which also boasts the likes of […]

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