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Want to assist government in bringing back funds from Pakistanis’ foreign accounts: CJP

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar remarked on Tuesday that the apex court wants to assist the government in bringing back funds taken out of the country and parked in foreign bank accounts. The chief justice made the remarks while heading a three-member bench hearing a suo motu case of foreign […]

Zainab murder case: LHC rejects convict Imran Ali’s petition against death sentence

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Lahore High Court (LHC) has dismissed the petition filed by convict Imran Ali against his death sentence in raping and murdering seven-year-old Zainab’s murder case. Justice Sadaqat Ali Khan headed the five-member bench heard the petition. Justice Shahram Sarwar gave remarks that only Imran’s DNA out of 1187 people matched with minor […]

Apex court suspends Shahid Masood’s program for three months

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court slapped a three-month ban on anchorperson Dr Shahid Masood’s TV show, here on Tuesday. Chief Justice Saqib Nisar headed the three-member bench and heard a suo motu case on the anchorperson’s now-debunked allegations about the Zainab murder case convict’s for possessing foreign links. During the hearing, anchorperson Dr Shahid Masood […]

PTI is a place for people like Amir Liaquat: Nawaz Sharif

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Amir Liaquat Hussain deserved each other as the PTI has been made for the people like controversial televangelist Amir Liaquat Hussain. Nawaz Sharif said this while talking to media persons outside the accountability court on Tuesday. While answering to a […]

Dar assets accumulation case: Court rejects petitions of co-accused, orders indictment on March 27

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The accountability court on Tuesday hearing the corruption reference against Senator Ishaq Dar rejected the petition of the co-accused to cancel their impending indictment and ordered the framing of charges on March 27. Accountability court Judge Mohammad Bashir, had on March 5 ordered to indict National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) President Saeed […]

Avenfield reference: Accountability court resumes hearing against Nawaz and family

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Accountability court hearing corruption references against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family resumed proceedings on Tuesday. Nawaz Sharif reached the court for the hearing of Avenfield reference. Judge Muhammad Bashir will preside over the hearing of the Avenfield properties reference today. National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had filed three interim corruption […]

Global

NATO chief backs bigger alliance training mission in Iraq

By The Frontier Post | February 13, 2018

BRUSSELS (Reuters): NATO’s secretary-general on Tuesday gave his backing for a bigger train-and-advise mission in Iraq after three years of war with Daesh, heeding a call from US President Donald Trump for the alliance to do more against the militants. US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis sent a letter to NATO last month calling for […]

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Over 225 UK Gurdwaras confirm ban on Indian govt officials

By The Frontier Post | February 13, 2018

LONDON (Monitoring Desk): More than 225 Gurdwaras in the United Kingdom have confirmed backing for restrictions on Indian government officials, denying them platform to express their views. The Federation of Sikh Organisations (FSO) made the announcement and said that the boycott was increasing across the Europe and North America. It said that over 225 UK […]

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Erdogan tells Cyprus not to test Turkey over gas standoff

By The Frontier Post | February 13, 2018

ANKARA (Reuters): Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday warned Cyprus not to “overstep the mark” in the eastern Mediterranean, after Greek Cypriots accused the Turkish military of obstructing a vessel exploring for natural gas over the weekend. Turkey, which does not have diplomatic ties with Cyprus, says some areas of Cyprus’s offshore maritime zone fall […]

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Pakistan contemplating to issue e-visa soon: Ahsan Iqbal

By The Frontier Post | February 13, 2018

LONDON (APP): Minister for Interior Prof.Ahsan Iqbal has said that Pakistan was contemplating to issue Electronic Visa (E-Visa) soon like other countries, to facilitate visitors and investors, in order to make the country member of the global economy and best investment and tourist destination. “We are in the process of issuing E-Visa soon in consultation […]

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White powder sent to UK parliament found to be non-harmful

By The Frontier Post | February 13, 2018

LONDON (Reuters): A security incident at Britain’s parliament on Tuesday was triggered by the discovery of a package containing white powder which was later found to be non-harmful, the lower house of the legislature said. Separately, police said counter-terrorism officers were investigating the incident and an office in parliament, to which the package had been […]

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Ambassador hosts dinner aboard Pakistan Navy ship

By The Frontier Post | February 13, 2018

F.P. Report RIYADH: The Pakistani Ambassador Vice Admiral (Retd.) Khan Hasham Bin Saddique hosted a dinner aboard Pakistan Navy ship Zulfiqar berthed at Jubail port at the weekend, Saudi Gazette reported on Tuesday. The dinner was held in honor of the officers of Royal Saudi Naval Forces and Pakistan Navy, participating in joint naval exercises […]

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Parliamentary board of PML-N held meeting for the selection of candidates

By The Frontier Post | June 10, 2018

F.P.Report LAHORE: The parliamentary board of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) held a meeting for the selection of candidates for the upcoming general election. The PML-N will make the first phase of announcements for party candidates for the national and provincial assembly constituencies for the general election scheduled for July 25. The party had earlier stated […]

Over 1,000 people aspired to contest election on PTI ticket: Shafqat Mehmood

By The Frontier Post | June 10, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: More than 1,000 people requested for Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf tickets to contest General Election 2018, said PTI leader Shafqat Mehmood. While speaking to the media in Lahore Sunday, Mehmood said many wanted to acquire the PTI ticket but it was not possible for them to give the ticket to everyone. However, he added, […]

NAB probes financial irregularities in Multan’s Nishtar Hospital

By The Frontier Post | June 10, 2018

F.P. Report MULTAN: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Sunday took notice of financial irregularities in matters of Nishtar Hospital and Nishtar Medical University. As per details garnered, the anti-graft watchdog has summoned the record to initiate thorough probe into the matter. Sources privy to development revealed that contracts for purchase of machinery and medicines were […]

Mayor Karachi inspect road construction in Orangi

By The Frontier Post | June 10, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Mayor Karachi Wasim Akhtar paid a visit of Orangi town to inspect under construction road in union council 14 of Bilal Colony. While addressing to a ceremony held on this occasion he said the budget of 2016-17 was spent on papers only whereas we are spending it on the development works in […]

SC directed all media owners to present in the court on Monday

By The Frontier Post | June 10, 2018

F.P.Report LAHORE: The Supreme Court on Sunday directed all the Media owners to present in the court who not paid salaries to their staff. A two-member bench headed by Chief Justice Saqib Nisar conducted the hearing. Justice Nisar expressed annoyance at non-payment despite court orders and directed media owners to appear in personal capacity. Secretary […]

One minor boy died and more than 50 injured in monsoon rain

By The Frontier Post | June 10, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: A small boy was died while more than 50 people were injured in different parts on the country due to heavy rain on Sunday. Heavy rains occurred in Multan, Layyah, Vehari, Dera Ghazi Khan, Shorkot, Mian Chunnu, Mansehra, Dera Ismail Khan, Zhob, Koh-e-Suleman, and border areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan. A […]

Afghanistan

Opium cultivation increases to 87% in Afghanistan in 2017: UNODC

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has said in its report that cultivation of opium increases to 87 percent in Afghanistan as compared to last data. The UNODC report added that this year rapid increase of opium cultivation was recorded in 2017 and in most of the country, people […]

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20 Taliban, 8 Afghan soldiers killed in Farah clashes

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Ministry of Defense (MoD) confirmed that at least 20 Taliban fighters were killed and 21 others were injured in a ongoing heavy clashes in different areas of Farah province of Afghanistan. General Dawlat Waziri, Spokesman of Ministry of Defense, told media that the clashes broke out in the provincial capital and Bala […]

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Afghan forces foil shrine bombing plot in Kabul city

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The security forces thawrted a deadly terrorist plot and defused the Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in Sufi Ashriqui shrine in Kabul on late Tuesday night. The Afghan security forces conducted an operation in the Sufi Ashrqui shrine after receiving intellegence report and recovered IED bombs. The forces told that the terrorists placed […]

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Police killed four suicide bombers in Kanadahar

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2017

Monitoring Desk KANDAHAR: Police killed four suicide bombers on Monday night in Kandahar province of Afghanistan before reaching their target. Zia Durrani, Spokesman of Kandahar police, told local media that the bombers were killed in Maroof district of Kandahar province and claimed that they planned and were trying to target the district council building and […]

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40 Taliban, 22 policemen killed in attack on security check-posts

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2017

Monitoring Desk KANDAHAR: As many as 40 Taliban fighters were killed and 35 others were injured when they attacked the security check-posts in Zhari and Maiwand district of Kandahar on Monday night. The officials told to media persons on Tuesday that in the attack 22 policemen were also killed and 15 others were injured in […]

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Govt will not allow anyone to interfering in Judicial System: Ashraf Ghani

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: President of Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani has said that government will not allow anyone for interference in the nation’s legal and judicial system and adding that more government will introduced more comprehensive programs with the aim to make sure to deliver justice at the grass root level. Ghani said this while addressing to […]

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Business

McDonald’s announces release of ‘Arth’

By The Frontier Post | December 6, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: McDonald’s Seaview restaurant announces the release of the forthcoming movie ‘Arth’ during a press conference. McDonald’s continues to support Pakistani cinema’s revival by associating itself with such projects which encourages entertainment for people. McDonald’s has also creatively used movie integration in Arth as part of its ongoing collaboration. McDonald’s handed out PR […]

SAARC Chamber announces holding SBLC

By The Frontier Post | December 6, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: President SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry Suraj Vaidya here Tuesday announced to organize a high level 3-day 6th mega edition of SAARC Business leaders Conclave (SBLC) on March 16 next at Kathmandu, Nepal. It was disclosed by him here Tuesday at a meeting with SAARC Chamber Pak chapter Vice President Iftikhar […]

ICCI for focusing on savings and investment

By The Frontier Post | December 6, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Sheikh Amir Waheed, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) has called upon the government to focus on promoting savings and investment in order to spur the economic growth of the country as these two instruments played important role in generating resources to provide funds for developmental projects and to get […]

SBP takes notice ATM fraud, asks Bank to fully compensate customers

By The Frontier Post | December 5, 2017

Naimat Khan KARACHI: During the preceding week, State Bank of Pakistan noted with concern that customers’ information on debit cards of Habib Bank Limited was compromised by hackers through skimming to create its clones and were used to withdraw depositor’s money from various locations within and outside the country, said spokesman Central Bank of Pakistan […]

Rice exports increased to 6.87% during July-October 2017

By The Frontier Post | December 5, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistani rice demands were increased and rice exports from the country were increased during the first four months from July to October of current fiscal year comparing the last year. Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) said that the rice export rose to $457.66 million from $391.595 million during July-October 2016-17. PBS added that […]

Qatar Airways participates in PTM

By The Frontier Post | December 5, 2017

F.P. Report DOHA, Qatar: Qatar Airways has participated in the first ever Pakistan Travel Mart (PTM), Pakistan’s biggest annual international travel and tourism expo that was held at the Karachi Expo Centre between the 24th – 26th of November 2017. As the exhibition’s diamond sponsor, Qatar Airways was among a large number of international travel […]

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Sports

International players reach Karachi for hockey tournament

By The Frontier Post | October 3, 2017

KARACHI (PPI): Hockey players from Australia were to reach the city Tuesday evening whereas goalkeepers from Argentina have already arrived to participate in Nishan-e-Haider Hockey Tournament that begins Wednesday. Upon their arrival at the airport Argentinian goalkeepers said they will play their role in reviving international events in Pakistan. The players were pleased to come […]

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Shahid Afridi joins Karachi Kings for PSL 3

By The Frontier Post | October 3, 2017

LAHORE (APP): Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi on Tuesday joined Karachi Kings for Pakistan Super League’s third season. Afridi was affiliated with Peshawar Zalmi and was part of their victorious campaign in the last season before missing the final due to a hand injury. As part of the trade, Peshawar Zalmi and Karachi Kings will […]

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Qalandars’ Rising Stars initiative ‘discovering talent, changing lives’: Elliott

By The Frontier Post | October 3, 2017

LAHORE (Monitoring Desk): Former New Zealand all-rounder Grant Elliott and prominent commentator Danny Morrison arrived here on Tuesday ahead of Lahore Qalandars’ Rising Stars matches. Addressing a press conference along with Lahore Qalandars owner Rana Fawad and Director of Cricket Aqib Javed, Elliott and Morrison heaped praise on the PSL franchise’s grass-roots talent development program. […]

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Wales forward Bale ruled out of World Cup qualifiers

By The Frontier Post | October 3, 2017

LONDON (Agencies): Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale has been ruled out of Wales’ World Cup 2018 qualifiers against Georgia and the Republic of Ireland this week, the Football Association of Wales (FAW) has confirmed. Bale was a doubt for the games having picked up a still unspecified muscle injury in Madrid’s 3-1 Champions League win […]

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Herath spins Sri Lanka to victory, gets 400th Test wicket

By The Frontier Post | October 2, 2017

ABU DHABI (Agencies): Rangana Herath became the second Sri Lankan to bag 400 wickets as his six-wicket haul steered Sri Lanka to a thrilling 21-run win over Pakistan in the first Test in Abu Dhabi on Monday. The veteran left-arm spinner took 6-43 — 11-136 in the match — to scupper Pakistan, set a modest […]

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Pakistan’s Muhammad Waseem knocks out Carlos in first round

By The Frontier Post | October 1, 2017

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Boxer and World Boxing Council (WBC) Silver flyweight Champion, Muhammad Waseem defended successfully his title against the Panamanian opponent Carlos on Sunday. The recent victory of Muhammad Waseem is the eighth consecutive win and retained the number one position in the world ranking after undefeated in eight matches. Waseem knocked out […]

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