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SC reopens Nandipur power project case

By The Frontier Post | August 8, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan has reopened the Nandipur power project case on Wednesday. Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar led the three-member bench of the Supreme Court today and heard the case. Petitioner and former minister for water and power division, Khawaja Asif, was also in attendance. Nandipur power project was established […]

Zulfi Bukhari bars from leaving the country

By The Frontier Post | August 8, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Zulfi Bukhari, a close aide of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan, has been stopped from leaving the country. Zulfi Bukhari’s name has been placed on Exit Control List (ECL) on the National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) request. Earlier in June, the London-based businessman, Zulfi Bukhari was interrogated by a NAB investigative team […]

Apex court suspends LHC order of vote recount in NA-131

By The Frontier Post | August 8, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court of Pakistan suspended the Lahore High Court’s (LHC) order of vote recounting in NA-131 constituency of Lahore on Wednesday. While hearing the petition of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) Imran Khan against the LHC decision of vote recounting in NA-131 constituency on the request of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s (PML-N) Saad Rafique. PML-N […]

SC asks Zardari, Musharraf, others to submit asset details

By The Frontier Post | August 8, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: A three member bench of the Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar has directed former Presidents Asif Ali Zardari, Pervez Musharraf and others to submit their asset details. The directions were given during hearing of NRO case in Islamabad today. The bench said that the concerned people […]

Vote recount in NA-131 to be held today

By The Frontier Post | August 7, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: The vote recounting will be carried out in NA-131 constituency of Lahore on Tuesday on the directives of Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday (today). As per initial results of the NA-131 constituency, Imran Khan secured 84,313 votes in a nail-biting contest against Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s (PML-N) strong candidate Khawaja Saad Rafique […]

Shehbaz Sharif contacts SHC against PTI’s victory in NA-249

By The Frontier Post | August 7, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Former Chief Minister of Punjab and President of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Shehbaz Sharif has challenged the results of NA-249 constituency of Karachi in the Sindh High Court on Tuesday. PML-N president requested for a vote recount in NA-249 constituency. The petition stated that there were massive irregularities and a vote recount […]

Global

Reflexes, solidarity help passengers to flee burning Mexico plane

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2018

MEXICO CITY (Reuters): Shortly after boarding her flight in the northern Mexican state of Durango on Tuesday afternoon, Ashley Garcia had a premonition that something was wrong. The 17-year-old high school student from Northlake, a suburb of Chicago, was one of 65 U.S. citizens among the 103 passengers and crew aboard the Aeromexico (AEROMEX.MX) passenger […]

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China committed to maintaining defensive nature of military policy: Minister

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk BEIJING: China intends to follow the path of peaceful development and further stick to the defense policy which is entirely defensive in nature, Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said on Wednesday. “China intends to carry high the banner of peace, development, cooperation and mutual benefits, relentlessly follow the peaceful path of development, firmly stick […]

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Germany: Immigrant population reaches 23.6 pct in 2017

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk BERLIN: The share of immigrants and their descendants in Germany’s population has increased to 23.6 percent in 2017, according to figures released on Wednesday. Some 19.3 million people out of 81.7 million people have at least one parent born without German citizenship, said Destatis, the federal statistical office. In 2016, 22.5 percent of […]

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Erdogan may approve law on death penalty

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk SIVAS: President Erdogan on Wednesday said PKK terrorists would “pay for the massacre” of a Turkish soldier’s baby and his wife who were killed by a roadside bomb planted by PKK terrorists. “They [PKK terror group] will pay for the massacre,” Erdogan said at the funeral service of the martyred mother and her […]

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UK former far-right leader freed from prison

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2018

LONDON (AFP): British former far-right leader Tommy Robinson was freed from prison on Wednesday after winning a legal challenge in a case that has galvanised his supporters worldwide. Robinson, who founded a street-level Islamophobic fringe group called the English Defence League, was serving a 13-month jail sentence. He was jailed for contempt of court and […]

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Police arrest pro-Russia recruiters for Ukraine war

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2018

ROME (AP): Italian police say they have arrested three men accused of recruiting mercenary fighters to take part in the Russian-backed insurgency in eastern Ukraine. Three more people are being sought. In a statement Wednesday, carabinieri police said they searched the homes of another seven people as part of the investigation into the Italian-Ukrainian recruitment […]

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Pakistan

Plea filed to lodge case against Hashmi over controversial remarks

By The Frontier Post | October 20, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: A day after his controversial speech targeting state institutions, an application was filed at a police station in Lahore seeking registration of a case against ex-senator Nehal Hashmi. “Nehal Hashmi had been convicted in contempt of court case earlier this year and once again uttered unkind remarks about the esteemed institutions”, the […]

CTD arrests three alleged terrorists in Karachi

By The Frontier Post | October 20, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: At least three suspected terrorists were arrested in a operation conducted by Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) in different parts of Karachi. CTD spokesman told private news channel that the CTD personnel conducted an operation on intelligence reports in Korangi area and arrested two terrorists of a banned outfit and adding that cash […]

Two killed, two injured in clash between rival groups

By The Frontier Post | October 20, 2018

F.P. Report SHIKARPUR: As many as two people were killed and two others were injured in firing incident between two rival groups of Jatoi tribe in Shikarpur. According to media reports, Gunmen of both the group started firing at each other in village Rustum due to which two people died on the spot and two […]

‘PML-N earns ill fame due to hooliganism’

By The Frontier Post | October 20, 2018

F.P. Report Lahore: Provincial Minister  for information Fayyaz ul Hassan Chohan has said that PMLN earned  has earned defamation  through hooliganism. While addressing Punjab Assembly session on Friday Chohan said Speaker Punjab Assembly is respectable for us  and some members try to hurt his self respect. He has been elected through ballot. He said monthly […]

CM asks public-sector universities to set up medical camps in Thar

By The Frontier Post | October 20, 2018

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah keeping in view drought-like situation in Thar which is claiming live of children has directed all the public-sector universities to set up medical camps in each and every taluka in the short term and also issued directives to explore alternate employment opportunities to resolve the […]

Minister holds PML-N responsible for ‘worst economic crisis’

By The Frontier Post | October 20, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Senior Minister of Punjab, Aleem Khan on Friday said ‘those who looted nation’s resources will be held accountable, and every single company will go through the process of audit.’ Talking to the newsmen outside the Punjab Assembly, Aleem Khan said outcry is being raised by those who were involved in Paragon City […]

Afghanistan

Ex-jihadi commander shot dead

By The Frontier Post | May 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: Unidentified armed men shot dead a former jihadi commander in Chaparhar district on Tuesday. Masked gunmen opened fire on a former jihadi commander and influential figure Malik Shukrullah while he was working in his fields in Guldara area, an eyewitness, Ghulam Sidiq told AIP. According to local residents, gunmen affiliated with Islamic […]

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20 perish in Helmand blitz

By The Frontier Post | May 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk LASHKARGAH: At least 20 persons were killed as a result of airstrike in Lashkargah city, capital of Helmand province. In a press release available with Afghan Islamic Press (AIP), Taliban spokesman Qari Muhammad Yousaf Ahmadi said the US forces conducted bombardment on a mosque in Kopaka village in Babaji area of Lashkargah city, […]

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Workers and their jobs are insecure, says Liaqat

By The Frontier Post | May 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Labourers and their jobs are insecure in the country, says the head of the All Afghanistan Federation of Trade Unions (AAFTU). In an exclusive interview with Pajhwok Afghan News, Dr. Mohammad Liaqat Adil felicitated workers and expressed unity with them on International Labour Day. Referring to Monday’s twin suicide bombings in Kabul, […]

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Afghan forces’ strength down by 11%: SIGAR

By The Frontier Post | May 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Amidst an uptick in militant-linked violence in the country, a US watchdog on Tuesday announced an 11 percent fall in the number of Afghan security forces in 2017. The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) made the announcement in its latest report, which came hours after 27 people including 10 journalists […]

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US soldier in killed in Eastern Afghanistan operation

By The Frontier Post | May 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: US military officials confirmed that one US soldier was killed and another injured during a combat operation in Afghanistan. The US Commander of US forces in Afghanistan, General John Nicholson has said that NATO forces along with brave troops of Afghanistan will continue their fight against those who are destroying the peace […]

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One killed, two injured in roadside mine blast

By The Frontier Post | May 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk NANGARHAR: At least one person was killed and two others were injured including a member of Nangarhar provincial council, Iftikhar Mohmand was injured in a roadside mine blast on early Tuesday morning. Provincial governor spokesman, Attaullah Khogyani confirmed that the incident took place in Kama district after Mohammad’s vehicle hit a roadside mine. […]

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Business

ICCI calls for urgent measures to overcome rising budget deficit

By The Frontier Post | May 23, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Senior PML-N leader and former Senator Syed Zafar Ali Shah hosted a dinner in honor of Sheikh Amir Waheed President, Muhammad Naveed Malik Senior Vice President and Nisar Mirza Vice President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) at his residence. Zubair Ahmed Malik, Chairman Founder Group and a large number of […]

FPCCI for more trade between Pakistan, Russia

By The Frontier Post | May 23, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Senior Vice President (SVP) of Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI), Syed Mazhar Ali Nasir has called for a pragmatic approach to strengthen trade relations between Pakistan and Russian Federation. According to a communication received here Tuesday, the FPCCI office bearer, addressing the Russian Institute of Oriental Studies in […]

Textile exports surge 8.13% in 10 months

By The Frontier Post | May 23, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The exports in textile and clothing group recorded an increase of 8.13 percent during first 10 months of current fiscal year (July-April) 2017-18 as compared to same period of last year. The textile group’s exports from the country jumped to 11.13 billion during July-April (2017-18) against the exports worth of $10.3 billion […]

U.S. likely to remove ban on Chinese ZTE equipments

By The Frontier Post | May 22, 2018

BEIJING (Reuters) – Washington and Beijing are nearing a deal that would remove an existing U.S. order banning American companies from supplying Chinese telecommunications equipment maker ZTE Corp, two people briefed on the talks told Reuters. The people, who declined to be identified because negotiations are confidential, said the deal could include China removing tariffs […]

Sony to become world’s No.1 music publisher after taking control of EMI

By The Frontier Post | May 22, 2018

TOKYO (Reuters) – Sony Corp (6758.T) said on Tuesday it would pay about $2.3 billion to gain control of EMI, becoming the world’s biggest music publisher in an industry that has found new life in streaming services. The acquisition, which gives Sony a catalogue of more than 2 million songs from artists such as Kanye […]

Tesla needs to increase sell of expensive model for the company survival

By The Frontier Post | May 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced the final details of the dual-motor, all-wheel drive version of the Model 3 over the weekend, including a top-of-the-line variant that is more expensive than a base-level Model S or X. While we’ve known for a long time that these were coming, this is the most clarity […]

Sports

Barca set new La Liga record after 39 games unbeaten

By The Frontier Post | April 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk MADRID: Barcelona set a new La Liga record by extending their unbeaten run to 39 games with a 2-1 victory over Valencia on Saturday. Luis Suarez and Samuel Umtiti were both on target as Barca passed the 38 matches Real Sociedad managed without defeat between 1979 and 1980. Dani Parejo gave Valencia brief […]

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Shahzad fined 300,000afs: ACB

By The Frontier Post | April 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) fined opener and wicket-keeper Mohammad Shahzad Mohammadi 300,000 afghanis over violating discipline. Shahzad was punished after he played in a local club and was criticized by many cricket fans on social media. Atif Mashal, ACB director, told a press conference here that they were monitoring discipline and […]

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Inzamam reveals 16-member squad for England series

By The Frontier Post | April 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board announced a sixteen member squad for Pakistan’s tour of England and Ireland on Sunday. Chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq revealed the name of the 16 member squad during the press conference at Lahore. Inzamam said that nine batsmen have been included in the squad to keep in mind the difficult playing […]

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Taimur with 8 under leads memorial golf tourney

By The Frontier Post | April 15, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: International golfer Taimur Naseer with his gross score eight under 136 over 36 holes become the leader on the second day of the 54-holes 3rd Asghar Khan Memorial National Amateur Golf Championship being played here at PAF Golf Club on Saturday. Taimur Naseer was struggling at fifth with his opening day round […]

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Pakistan to host football championship

By The Frontier Post | April 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk LAHORE: Pakistan is to host a series of international soccer competitions, with three regional tournaments set to be played in the country over the next three years. They will be the first events since the restoration of the Pakistan Football Federation’s (PFF) membership of world soccer body FIFA in March 2018. “Pakistan will […]

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RMI MCL-2: Pakhtuns, Kings book place in quarter finals

By The Frontier Post | April 15, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: PPC Pakhtuns and PPC Kings qualified for the next round after winning their matches in the second edition of RMI Media Cricket League on Saturday. The tournament which is being played at Government Shaheed Hasnain Sharif Higher Secondary School No. 1 for the second year in a row is organized by Peshawar […]

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