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Election Act 2017: IHC issues notice to ECP over changes in nomination form

By The Frontier Post | February 23, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court issued on Friday a notice to the Election Commission of Pakistan regarding the recent changes made to the nomination forms of the Election Act 2017. The high court was hearing the plea objecting to the removal of clauses in the nomination forms by Awami Muslim League leader Sheikh […]

TAPI gas pipeline project launched

By The Frontier Post | February 23, 2018

F.P. Report HERAT: Ground-breaking ceremony of Afghanistan section of landmark Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India pipeline project was held in Herat on Friday. It was attended by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, India’s Minister of State External affairs Mobashar Jawed Akbar, NATO and US Forces Commander Gen. John Nicholson and other […]

TAPI project to reestablish regional ties: PM Abbasi

By The Frontier Post | February 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk ASHGABAT: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that TAPI gas pipeline was a historical project and it will help to strengthen the relations among the countries. PM Abbassi on Friday reached Turkmenistan on a two day visit to participate in the Turkmenistan Afghanistan Pakistan India (TAPI) gas pipeline project’s inauguration ceremony. Prime Minister […]

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 […]

Global

China dismisses reports of building military base in Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | January 9, 2018

BEIJING (APP): China on Tuesday dismissed reports that the country was planning on building a military base in Pakistan. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman, Lu Kang during a news briefing said there should not be any speculation when it comes to building a military base in Pakistan. The spokesperson was referring to media reports which speculated […]

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22,000 Pakistani students enrolled in Chinese universities: ambassador

By The Frontier Post | January 9, 2018

BEIJING (APP): Approximately 22,000 students from Pakistan are studying in various universities in China, Pakistan’s Ambassador to China Masood Khalid said. The students, enrolled in different fields of education, will serve as a bridge between two countries, he said during the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between a Chinese university and Pakistan’s Foreign […]

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Sikh groups ban entry of Indian officials to Gurdwaras worldwide

By The Frontier Post | January 9, 2018

LONDON (Monitoring Desk): The Indian government authorities are deeply troubled by worldwide restrictions on their activities inside Gurdwaras after a coalition of Sikh organisations announced that Indian officials will not be allowed to use platforms of Gurdwars for their activities – over activities against the interests of Sikhs and promotion of extremist violent Hindutva groups. […]

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Saudi Arabia’s oldest man dies at 147

By The Frontier Post | January 9, 2018

RIYADH (Web Desk): The oldest man in Saudi Arabia, Sheikh Ali Al Alakmi, died at the age of 147, last week. As disclosed by his family members, Alakmi depended on organic food and hardly ever used cars, preferring to walk whenever possible. They added that Alakmi loved walking so much that he had once walked […]

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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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Ruckus mars Punjab Assembly final session

By The Frontier Post | May 18, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: The final session of the Punjab assembly tenure, 2013-18, ended with the shameful scene when members of ruling party PML-N and opposition took each other with punches and legs and session witnessed like a wrestling ring. According to details the PTI member Arif Abbas biased remarks against minority MPA have created the […]

IGP directs police high ups to ensure fool proof security

By The Frontier Post | May 18, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The Inspector General of Police Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Salah Uddin Khan Mehsood has directed Police high ups to ensure fool proof security measures for maintenance of law and order during the holy month of Ramazan and preempt and prevent all type of terrorists and saboteur’s activities well in time. These special directives were […]

District admin setup 12 facilitation points to monitor price hike

By The Frontier Post | May 18, 2018

Farid Shinwari PESHAWAR: On the advent of holy month of Ramazan, the district administration officials devised a unique plan to monitor price hike across all bazaars and established 12 public and facilitation points to entertain the general public. Dwellers of provincial metropolitan can lodge their complaints about price hike in markets on 1052 helpline and […]

Police arrest drug smuggler, recovered 85 bottle liquors

By The Frontier Post | May 18, 2018

Hafiz Muhammad Aziz-ur-Rehman HAFIZABAD: The police have intercepted a car near Bhaka Bhattian and recovered 85 bottles of liquor and impounded the vehicle. According to police source, the police intercepted a suspicious car No. LED-8349 and during search recovered 85 bottles of liquor hidden under the seats of the vehicle. The police have arrested Frahat […]

Three of same family killed in mishap

By The Frontier Post | May 18, 2018

F.P. Report MAKRAN: At least three persons of same family were killed on Wednesday night in a traffic accident on Makran Coastal Highway when a speeding dumper truck crashed into their car. According to police sources the accident occurred on Balochistan’s National Highway 10 (N-10) and the truck driver fled the crime scene and was […]

2 killed, 3 injured in firing over domestic disputes

By The Frontier Post | May 18, 2018

F.P. Report LAKKI MARWAT: Two including a woman were killed and three others injured in firing of armed man over domestic disputes here on Thursday. Police said that the accused disappointed over the domestic issues after exchange of hot words opened indiscriminate fire at the family members. As a result of firing, a woman among […]

Afghanistan

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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Five killed, 40 injured in Helmand suicide attack

By The Frontier Post | August 23, 2017

F.P. Report HELMAND: As many as five persons including three soldiers were killed and 40 others were injured in suicide bomb attack in Lashkargah city of Helmand province on Wednesday. Omar Zwak, Governor Spokesman confirmed that five persons were killed including three soldiers in the suicide attack. He added that the incident was happened outside […]

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Karzai strongly rejects new US strategy for Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | August 23, 2017

F.P. Report KABUL: Former Afghan President, Hamid Karzai has strongly rejected the new US strategy for Afghanistan and Central Asia and termed it that it is against the national interest of the Afghanistan. This he said while issuing a statement after the US President Donald Trump announces new US strategy for Afghanistan and South central […]

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Business

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’ […]

CPEC will bring development in the region: ICST

By The Frontier Post | July 30, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Islamabad Chamber of Small Traders (ICST), on Saturday, said the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is to propel Pakistan’s economy forward and Gwadar is set to become a port worthy of its geopolitical location, but unnecessary secrecy may hit the project. The problem with the CPEC agreement is that much of it is […]

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Sports

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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Cricket Australia ready for arbitration in pay row

By The Frontier Post | July 27, 2017

MELBOURNE (AFP): Cricket Australia said Thursday it will take its long-running pay dispute with players to independent arbitration if agreement cannot be reached by early next week, with a tour to Bangladesh looming. Chief executive James Sutherland said unless a period of intensive negotiations over the next few days produces a compromise his organisation will […]

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