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Senate eligibility case: Apex court dismisses Dar’s medical certificate

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court rejected the medical certificate of Senator Ishaq Dar in Senate election eligibility case and ordered him to appear before the court. Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar headed a three-member bench as it conducted hearing of the case on Tuesday. CJP asked the Dar’s lawyer Salman Butt […]

Petition against NRO: Apex court issues notices to Musharraf, Zardari, others

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Tuesday hearing the petitions regarding the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO), has issued notices to General (retd) Pervez Musharraf, former president Asif Ali Zardari, former attorney-general Justice (retd) Malik Qayyum and the National Accountability Bureau. Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar headed the three member bench. The petition […]

Avenfield properties case: Maryam’s counsel concludes NAB official’s cross-examination

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The accountability court hearing corruption references against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family resumed its hearing in Avenfield properties case on Tuesday. Accountability court judge, Muhammad Bashir started the hearing of the case, Amjad Pervez, counsel of Maryam Nawaz concluded the cross-examination of prosecution witness Zahir Shah. NAB Director General […]

US diplomat’s name included on blacklist for killing motorcyclist in Islamabad

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Deputy Attorney General, Raja Khalid Mehmood informed the court on Tuesday that interior ministry placed the name of US diplomat Colonel Joseph Emmanuel Hall on the blacklist and banned him from leaving the country. Raja Khalid revealed this during a hearing at Islamabad High Court (IHC) after a petition was filed by the father […]

Ten dead, 15 injured as van hit pedestrians in Toronto  

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk TORONTO: Police confirmed that at least ten people have been killed and 15 others were injured after a van hit a number of pedestrians in Toronto. Toronto police told media that the incident was occurred on Yonge Street and Finch Avenue East around 1 pm local time, in a result ten people are […]

Load-shedding-hit Karachi relieved as PM directs to provide Gas to K-Electric

By The Frontier Post | April 23, 2018

Naimat Khan KARACH: Prime Minister’s Monday visit of Karachi brought to sigh of relief in the life of Karachiites, who were facing long load shedding amid a row between two utility companies. A deadlock between Sui Sothern Gas Company Limited and K-Electric over the long outstanding dues had face people of Karachi with load shedding […]

Global

Russian airstrikes kill 20 civilians in Syria’s Idlib

By The Frontier Post | March 22, 2018

Burak Karacaoglu and Esref Musa IDLIB: Russian airstrikes have killed at least 20 civilians in the opposition-held Saraqib district of Syria’s Idlib province, according to local sources. Mustafa Haj Yusuf, director of the White Helmets civil-defense agency, told Anadolu Agency that at least 16 children had been among the casualties. According to opposition sources, Russian […]

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Israelis hail 2007 strike on alleged Syria nuke reactor

By The Frontier Post | March 22, 2018

JERUSALEM (AA): Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Wednesday described the Israeli decision to destroy a suspected Syrian nuclear reactor in 2007 as “historic and brave”. His assertions come in the wake of an Israeli army statement admitting — for the first time — that Israeli warplanes had in fact destroyed the suspected reactor in […]

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Netherlands: Anti-Muslim group not to be put on trial

By The Frontier Post | March 22, 2018

Abdullah Asiran THE HAGUE: An Islamophobic hate group that planted crosses on a construction site for a mosque in the eastern Netherlands will not be prosecuted, Dutch prosecutors announced on Tuesday. Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamization of the West (PEDIGA), a far-right anti-Muslim and anti-immigrant movement, made the construction site for a mosque look like […]

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Roadside bomb kills four in southern Yemen

By The Frontier Post | March 22, 2018

Murad Erifi SANAA: Four people were killed in a roadside bomb blast in southern Yemen on Wednesday, according to a local security official. An explosive device exploded at a passenger vehicle in Snah district in the southern Dhale province, the official said, requesting anony-mity because he was unauthorized to speak to media. He said another […]

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Sarkozy taken into police custody

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2018

Hajer M’tiri PARIS: Former President Nicolas Sarkozy was taken into police custody on Tuesday over alleged illegal financing of his 2007 presidential campaign, according to media reports. Sarkozy was currently being heard by the judicial police in Nanterre, where he was summoned as part of an investigation into the possible illegal financing by the then […]

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US: Package explodes at FedEx facility in Texas

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2018

Michael Hernandez WASHINGTON: The FBI and investigators from the Department of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) are investigating an explosion at a FedEx facility in the state of Texas, the bureau confirmed Tuesday. No one was injured in the blast in Schertz, the FBI’s San Antonio field office said on Twitter. Schertz is just outside […]

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Pakistan

NAB arrests 5 people in Rs63 billion oil scam

By The Frontier Post | July 14, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has taken into custody five suspects allegedly behind a scam involving the financial irregularities of Rs63 billion in the Pakistan State Oil (PSO). According to NAB officials, the suspects were arrested on July 11 during raids conducted in Karachi, Islamabad and Gilgit. Among those arrested are Akhtar […]

Nawaz Sharif, Maryam provided ‘B’ class category in Adiala Jail

By The Frontier Post | July 14, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: the authorities have decided that a ‘B’ class category in prison will be provided to former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, furthermore it has been decided to keep his daughter, Maryam Nawaz, in Adiala Jail instead of shifting her to Sihala rest house. The deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam […]

Balochistan govt announces two-day mourning over deadly Mastung blast

By The Frontier Post | July 14, 2018

F.P. Report MASTUNG: The caretaker Balochistan government has announced two-day mourning in the province over the deadly suicide attack in Mastung which killed 131 people including Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) candidate, Nawabzada Siraj Raisani on Saturday evening. Provincial government announced that the national will remain half-mast at the government buildings while all the offices and […]

NAB has ‘dual standards’, should investigate GDA leaders: Sharjeel

By The Frontier Post | July 14, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan Peoples Party leader and former minister Sharjeel Inam Memon decried the dual standards by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in the treatment of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif. Memon said that Nawaz Sharif’s name was placed on the Exit Control List (ECL) after he was convicted, while his name was placed […]

Caretaker gov’t believes in media freedom: Ali Zafar

By The Frontier Post | July 14, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information, Broadcasting, National Heritage and Law affairs Syed Ali Zafar Friday said the caretaker government fully believed in freedom of media and it had not issued any directions to Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) to blackout any political personality in the media. “The caretaker government is mandated to provide […]

Looted money should be brought back: Fawad

By The Frontier Post | July 14, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: PTI spokesperson Fawad Chaudhry said that the arrest of PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif wasn’t enough, demanding that the looted money be brought back to the country. Addressing a press conference in the federal capital, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader said that Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) was asking the very same people to […]

Afghanistan

Forces destroy 4 narcotics labs

By The Frontier Post | January 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk KUNUDZ: Security forces demolished four narcotics laboratories in the Argo district, they claimed Monday. Afghan combined forces launched massive operation codenamed Kokcha-17 in Argo district, clearing almost all the areas of the district of local and foreign fighters, said Ghulam Hazrat Karimi, press officer of ANA 20th Division in northeastern Afghanistan. He told […]

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Forces free five hostages from Taliban prison

By The Frontier Post | January 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk LASHKARGAH: Afghan security forces freed five hostages from Taliban captivity in southern Helmand province, officials said Monday. Backed by air support, Commando troops raided a Taliban jail in the Nahr-e-Siraj area of Greshk district, freeing five people, said Omar Zwak, spokesman of Helmand governor. He told Afghan Islamic Press (AIP) seven Taliban gunmen […]

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Rashid continues shining in BBL

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk BRISBANE: Afghanistan’s leg-spinner, Rashid Khan is still continuing his brilliant performance for Adelaide Strikers in Australia’s Big Bash League (BBL) and in the last he took two wickets against Brisbane Heat. Rashid Khan again showed his brilliancy in the BBL match against Brisbane Heat and the Strikers won the match easily by bowling […]

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11 Daesh fighters killed in Nangarhar operation

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk NANGARHAR: Afghan Ministry of Defense (MoD) claimed that at least 11 Daesh fighters were killed during Afghan forces operations in eastern Nangarhar province. MoD officials said on Monday that two other terrorists were arrested during the operation. It added that military operation against Daesh terrorists were conducted in Shinwari, Deh Bala, Achin, Khoghyani […]

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Noor will have to go; Dawood to take over soon

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The National Unity Government has promised introducing a new governor for northern Balkh province at all costs. About few days back, President Ashraf Ghani accepted Governor Atta Mohammad Noor’s resignation and announced Eng. Dawood as his replacement. However, Dawood has not been formally installed so far. In the meantime, Noor has refused […]

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1,900 airstrikes on rebels: AAF

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Afghan Air Force (AAF) carried out 1,900 air strikes against militants over the past nine months, the force commander said. Maj. Gen. M. Shoib Pilot told reporters in Kabul the AAF conducted a total of 27,000 flights in the period. These flights also included 900 supportive, 200 surveillance and the rest […]

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Business

Purchase of sugarcane at rate of Rs180 to be ensured

By The Frontier Post | January 21, 2018

F.P. Report BAHAWALPUR: Provincial Minister for Agriculture Naeem Akhtar Bhabha has said that uninterrupted issuing of permits and purchase of sugarcane at the rate of Rs 180 per 40 kilograms would be ensured and no unfair deduction in prices would be tolerated. While addressing a meeting at Commissioner Officer Bahawalpur he said that Kisan Package […]

Oil prices fall as rally falters on growing US output concerns

By The Frontier Post | January 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk HOUSTON: Oil prices ended down and broke a four-week winning streak after a rally that had taken benchmarks to three-year highs, as investors sold positions on re-emerging US production concerns. Brent crude futures LCOc1 fell 70 cents, or 1 percent, to settle at $68.61 a barrel after hitting a session low of $68.28. […]

Iftikhar re-elected as VP SAARC chamber

By The Frontier Post | January 21, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Iftikhar Ali Malik,Vice President of SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI), an apex body of regional chambers in the region, sets a new record in South Asia getting re-elected for the post unanimously for sixth consecutive two years term. According to the notification of SAARC chamber issued here by its Secretary […]

German, Italian, Spanish companies keen for starting joint ventures with Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | January 21, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: A high level delegation of Pakistan Furniture Council (PFC) Saturday returned home from different European countries including Germany, Portugal, Austria, Spain and Italy after twelve days long extensive visit aimed at exploring new markets and strengthening existing bilateral trade relations with their counterparts in furniture industry during business to business contacts. Talking […]

PCJCCI launches first employment exchange programme

By The Frontier Post | January 19, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pak-China Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCJCCI) on Thursday launched the first employment exchange programme to let people know about the employment opportunities being created under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project. In order to put plan into reality, collaboration is made with Rozee.pk and is fully operational in the Chinese, […]

Chairman assures to fully advocate KCCI’s representation on SSGC’s Board

By The Frontier Post | January 19, 2018

KARACHI (PPI): Chairman Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC), Lt. Gen. (Retd.) Javed Zia has said that Karachi Chamber’s valid demand for representation on SSGC’s Board of Director will be fully supported by him as it will help in bridging the gap between the Business & Industrial Community and the Utility Service Provider. “This is a […]

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Sports

Shadab says he is ready to face challenge in BBL

By The Frontier Post | December 19, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: The young leg-spinner, Shadab Khan reached Australia to play in the Big Bash League and he was excited to play in Australia in a tough condition. Shadab Khan join his Brisbane Heat after he signed an agreement and replacing the West Idnian Samuel Badree for the 2017-18. The BBL season is set […]

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Messi misses penalty as Barca win big to increase lead

By The Frontier Post | December 19, 2017

Monitoring Desk MADRID: Barcelona opened up an 11-point La Liga lead over Real Madrid ahead of next weekend’s Clasico between the Spanish giants as Luis Suarez and Paulinho each scored twice in a 4-0 thrashing of Deportivo la Coruna on Sunday. Lionel Messi also saw a penalty saved and hit the woodwork three times as […]

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Kerala Kings conquer T10 Cricket League

By The Frontier Post | December 19, 2017

Monitoring Desk SHARJAH: Kerala Kings, a team representing the passion and excitement of thousands of Kerala expatriates emerged as the first champions of the unique T10 Cricket League in front of a packed Sharjah Cricket Stadium. Kerala, captained by England’s captain Eoin Morgan, who played a huge role in the triumph through two match winning […]

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Shoaib Riaz upset National U-19 Champion Zohaib

By The Frontier Post | December 19, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Shoaib Riaz upset current national Under-19 Champion Zohaib Khan Khalil in a thrilling three sets battle and moved to the semi-finals of the ongoing 6th edition of the Nazim Peshawar Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Badminton Championship being played here at Tariq Wadood Indoor Hall on Monday. Shoaib Riaz, hailing from Bannu, played well and […]

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PU clinch team trophy in 41st women athletic championship

By The Frontier Post | December 19, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Punjab University has clinched team trophy in HEC’s 41st Inter University Women Athletic Championship by securing 265 points. The event was hosted by PU Department of Sports at Wapda Sports Complex. PU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Zafar Moeen Nasir, Director Institute of Education and Research Prof Dr Rifaqat Ali Akbar, Director Sports […]

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Pakistan-India series not happening any time soon: Shaharyar Khan

By The Frontier Post | December 18, 2017

KARACHI (Monitoring Desk): Former Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Shaharyar Khan believes bilateral cricket against India cannot happen in the foreseeable future until the political climate of both countries cools down. The Octogenarian, while talking to PakPassion, clarified that the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is not against the series, but they […]

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