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It’s time for courts to deliver, says CJP Nisar

By The Frontier Post | April 20, 2018

F.P. Report CHARSADDA: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar has said that the judiciary must deliver for the betterment of the society and ensuring the rights of poor people of the country. CJP said this while addressing to media in Charsadda on Friday. He said that we need to work collectively for strengthening […]

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Speaker Ayaz Sadiq summons four MNAs to verify resignations

By The Frontier Post | April 20, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Speaker National Assembly, Ayaz Sadiq has summoned four disgruntled members of national assembly on Friday to verify their resignations, who parted ways with the ruling party and resigned from the assembly. Assembly officials told that the MNAs have been called because it is necessary for the lawmakers to verify their resignations before […]

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Avenfield reference: Accountability Court to hear petitions on submission of new evidence

By The Frontier Post | April 20, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) will likely to produce new evidences against the Sharif family on Friday in the accountability court hearing corruption reference. On the directives of Supreme Court, NAB had filed the Avenfield properties reference against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family in 2017. Private news channel reported […]

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CJP directs KP govt to shut down quacks in province

By The Frontier Post | April 20, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar has directed the authorities to take action against the quacks in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. CJP Mian Saqib Nisar ordered this while hearing the case in Supreme Court Peshawar registry on Friday. During the hearing Chairman Health Care Commission informed the court that at least 15000 fake […]

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Apex court orders to test Peshawar water from Punjab laboratory

By The Frontier Post | April 20, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The Supreme Court directed the authorities concerned to test the water of Peshawar city in Punjab laboratory to ensure that whether it is fit for drinking or not. While hearing the clean drinking water provision case on Friday, Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar ordered to gather samples of water from various areas […]

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Pakistan shuns US for Chinese high-tech weapons: Financial Times

By The Frontier Post | April 19, 2018

ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk): In the last few months of the Obama administration, the US state department made an announcement which caused a new breach in Washington’s tumultuous relationship with Pakistan. John Kirby, then the department’s spokesman, said Congress had decided to approve the sale of eight fighter aircraft to Pakistan. However, he added that some […]

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Global

Ten dead as Philippine plane crashes into house

By The Frontier Post | March 17, 2018

PHILIPPINE (AFP): Ten people were killed when a small plane crashed into a house just outside the Philippine capital on Saturday, police and aviation officials said. The twin-engine aircraft crashed shortly after taking off in Plaridel town, killing all five aboard as well as three children, a mother and a grandmother from the family in […]

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No power in world can separate Kashmir from India: Rajnath Singh

By The Frontier Post | March 17, 2018

NEW DELHI (AFP): Indian Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said no power in the world can take Kashmir away from India and if need be, forces can cross border to protect India’s territorial integrity. “Kashmir is, was and will always be ours. No one can take it from us,” Singh said, addressing the […]

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Britain says likely that Russia’s Putin made decision for nerve agent attack

By The Frontier Post | March 16, 2018

LONDON (Reuters): British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Friday that it was overwhelmingly likely that Russian President Vladimir Putin himself made the decision to use a military-grade nerve toxin to strike down a former Russian agent on English soil. “We have nothing against the Russians themselves. There is to be no Russophobia as a […]

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US helicopter crash in Iraq kills all seven aboard: military

By The Frontier Post | March 16, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters): All personnel aboard a US military helicopter carrying American service members were killed in a crash in western Iraq, the US Central Command said on Friday. Central Command did not say how many people were killed in the crash late on Thursday. A US military official told on Thursday the US HH-60 Pave […]

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CK Hutchison Chairman Li Ka-shing retires

By The Frontier Post | March 16, 2018

HONG KONG (Reuters): Hong Kong’s richest man Li Ka-shing will retire as chairman of CK Hutchison Holdings Ltd after the forthcoming annual general meeting on May 10, the ports-to-telecoms conglomerate said in a filing to the Hong Kong bourse on Friday. Li will stay on as senior adviser to the group. His eldest son Victor […]

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Fight over US spending bill rekindles immigration debate

By The Frontier Post | March 16, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters): As another US government funding deadline looms, a huge spending bill is ground zero in the latest battle between Republicans and Democrats in Congress over President Donald Trump’s push to toughen immigration policy. Lawmakers have until March 23 to work out how to fund an array of government agencies for the next six […]

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Pakistan

Election fever mounting in Dir

By The Frontier Post | July 14, 2018

F.P. Report TIMERGARA: Election fever is mounting in parts of Lower Dir with each passing day as all political parties and their polls’ candidates have speed up electioneering in the district. Almost all popular political parties including the PPP, PTI, MMA, ANP, PML-N, APML and Tehrek Labiak Pakistan have fielded candidates on all constituencies in […]

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Shaheed Haroon Bilour’s Qul held

By The Frontier Post | July 14, 2018

PESHAWAR: The Qul of the late ANP provincial spokesman and candidate for provincial assembly constituency PK-78, Shaheed Haroon Ahmad Bilour was held at Bilour House here Friday. On this occasion, recitation from Holy Qur’aan was also held, which followed by the fateha khawani for all martyrs of the Yakatoot tragedy including Haroon Bilour. On this […]

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ANP stages protest demo, flays Bilour’s assassination

By The Frontier Post | July 14, 2018

Rafiullah Mandokhail ZHOB: Nationalist parties and civil society members strongly condemned the assassination of Haroon Bilour and other ANP activists during a protest demonstration here in Zhob. ANP leaders and activists gathered at Maulana Shams-ud-Din Shaheed chowk and shouted full-throat slogans against the killing of Bacha Khan’s followers. Awami National party, Pashtoonkhwa Milli Awami party […]

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LHC orders to release of arrested PML-N workers

By The Frontier Post | July 13, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) ordered the authorities concerned to release the arrested workers of PML-N, who were illegally detained by law enforcement agencies. President Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Shehbaz Sharif has said that more than 400 workers have so far been arrested from Lahore and Rawalpindi. He criticized the interim Punjab […]

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Marriyum Aurangzeb condemns Imran statement regarding PML-N workers’

By The Frontier Post | July 13, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Spokesperson of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Marriyum Aurangzeb has strongly condemned the Imran Khan statement for calling the PML-N workers donkeys. While addressing to a political gathering in Narowal, Chairman PTI Imran Khan had said that any worker of PML-N whoever will go to receive Nawaz Sharif at airport will be a […]

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Nawaz fighting for the sanctity of vote: Khawaja Asif

By The Frontier Post | July 13, 2018

F.P. Report SIALKOT: Senior leader of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Khawaja Muhammad Asif has said that the party supermo Nawaz Sharif is fighting for the supremacy of democracy. Khawaja Asif said this while addressing to a political gathering in Sialkot. He said that Nawaz Sharif presented himself before the court for supremacy of the Constitution […]

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Afghanistan

13 Taliban suffer casualties in incidents

By The Frontier Post | December 25, 2017

Monitoring Desk HERAT: Thirteen Taliban suffered casualties in separate incidents in various parts of Herat province, officials said on Sunday. A clash erupted between the Afghan security forces and Taliban in Qilla Pasar area in Shindand district, Herat governor’s spokesman Jilani Farhad told media. Three Taliban fighters, including a commander identified as Mullah Abdul Qadir […]

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Qatari investors in Farah for inauguration of plans

By The Frontier Post | December 25, 2017

Monitoring Desk FARAH CITY: More than 29 Qataris traders led by Al-Gharrafa Charity Director Sheikh Ali bin Abdul Al-Sani, have arrived in western Farah province to put into service development projects. Hikmatullah Nazari, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News about 30 Qataris Sheikhs reached Farah City, the provincial capital. Several projects funded by Al-Gharrafa […]

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37 agreements signed

By The Frontier Post | December 25, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Rural Rehabilitation and Development Ministry of Afghanistan signed the agreements of 37 irrigation projects with various development councils and private sectors on Sunday. Talking to reporters, Minister for Rural Rehabilitation and Development, Mujeebur Rehman Karimi said the projects worth over 426 millions of Afghanis would provide irrigation water for lands of […]

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Seven civilians killed, three injured in Helmand explosion

By The Frontier Post | December 24, 2017

Monitoring Desk HELMAND: As many as seven civilians were killed and three others were injured in IED explosion in southern Helmand province early Sunday. As per the local media outlet, the incident took place in Marjeh district of the province when a civilian vehicle hit a roadside mine in which seven civilians were killed including […]

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Govt to enforce environmental laws

By The Frontier Post | December 24, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: President Ashraf Ghani has issued a decree on the environmental law, stating any person found guilty of committing major pollution-related crimes can face between 16 and 20 years in prison. The law also reportedly states that if inspectors fail to enforce the law they can also face imprisonment or a fine of […]

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Afghan analysts pessimistic about outcome of Beijing trilateral talks

By The Frontier Post | December 24, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: As the foreign ministers of China, Pakistan and Afghanistan are preparing to meet in the first round of trilateral talks to be held in Beijing on Tuesday on promotion of Pak-Afghan relations, some Afghan analysts and politicians believe that Pakistan may not sincerely cooperate with the Afghan peace. According to Chinese foreign […]

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Business

Overseas Pakistanis remit $9.7b

By The Frontier Post | January 11, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Overseas Pakistani workers remitted US $9744.75 million in the first six months (July to December) of FY18, compared with US $9505.11 million received during the same period in the preceding year. During December 2017, the inflow of worker’s remittances amounted to US $1723.57 million, which is 9.31% higher than November 2017 and […]

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Pirated books recovered from a bookshop in Swat

By The Frontier Post | January 11, 2018

F.P. Report SWAT: In a successful raid carried out at Habib Brother Book Centre situated in Khwaza Khella bazar, around 728 pirated copies of Oxford University Press (OUP) textbooks were seized. The raid was conducted by the Federal Investigation Authority (FIA) in conjunction with the local police team. The stock confiscated from the site included […]

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Al Meezan Investments opens its 7th branch in Karachi, site

By The Frontier Post | January 10, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Al Meezan Investment Management Limited (Al Meezan Investments) is pleased to announce the opening of a new branch in SITE, Karachi at Shop#5, Plot # B/9-D, Main Estate Avenue, SITE Area, Karachi. The opening of this branch took place on the 21st of Dec 2017 and is part of Al Meezan’s commitment […]

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Companies, dealers told to comply with seed act 2015

By The Frontier Post | January 10, 2018

F.P. Report MULTAN: Agriculture department said on Tuesday the sale of substandard and unregistered seed has been declared an offense under the Seed Act 2015 (Amended) and seed companies, dealers and importers should avoid violation or else be ready for punitive action. In a statement issued by media liaison unit of Punjab agriculture department, the […]

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PFC team leaves for Europe to explore new market

By The Frontier Post | January 10, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: First high level delegation of Pakistan Furniture Council (PFC) of the year Tuesday left for five different European countries Germany, Portugal, Austria, Spain and Italy on a weeklong visit to explore new markets and strengthening existing bilateral trade relations with their counterparts in furniture industry during business to business contacts. The delegation, […]

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4,000 companies registered with SECP

By The Frontier Post | January 10, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: With the registration of 4,954 new companies during the first half of the current fiscal year with the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) the number of companies have been increased to 83,879. According to SECP sources, as compared to last year, there has been 44 percent growth registered in the […]

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Sports

Dubai to host Pak-India baseball series

By The Frontier Post | December 7, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: The 1st Dubai Cup Pakistan-India Baseball Series 2017 will be held in Dubai in which two matches will be played on December 9 and 10. Speaking at a press conference held here at the National Hockey Stadium, Pakistan Federation Baseball (PFB) president Syed Khawar Shah, flanked by Punjab Baseball Association (PBA) president […]

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Australia beat England in second Ashes Test

By The Frontier Post | December 6, 2017

Monitoring Desk ADELAIDE: Australia defeated England in the second test of Ashes series after picking the remaining wickets in the first 16 balls of the final of test and gets a victory at Adelaide Oval on Wednesday. Left-arm quick Mitchell Starc wrapped up the tail and took five wickets for 88 runs; this is his […]

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Afghanistan thrash Ireland in 1st ODI

By The Frontier Post | December 6, 2017

Monitoring Desk SHARJAH: Afghanistan thrashed Ireland by 138 runs in the first One Day International match in Sharjah on Tuesday with the help of debutant Mujeeb Zadran brilliant performance. Born on March 28, 2001, the 16-year-old´s 4-24 were the joint-best figures for an Afghanistan bowler on ODI debut as Ireland were bowled out for only […]

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IOC banned Russian from 2018 Winter Olympics

By The Frontier Post | December 6, 2017

Monitoring Desk LAUSANNE: International Olympic Committee (IOC) banned Russia from the 2018 Olympics on Tuesday over state-sponsored doping, however the IOC allowed the Russian competitors to compete under strict conditions. Russia were banned after IOC examined the  evidence the state-sponsored doping over several years that reached a high-point at the Winter Olympics hosted in Sochi, […]

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Jason Holder suspended for second test against New Zealand

By The Frontier Post | December 5, 2017

Monitoring Desk WELLINGTON: International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday has suspended the West Indies captain Jason Holder for one test and imposed 60 percent of match fee after his team was found guilty of maintaining a slow over rate during the first test against New Zealand. West Indian skipper will miss the second test in […]

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PCB announced squad for ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup 2018

By The Frontier Post | December 5, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Head of Junior Selection Committee, Basit Ali has announced 15 member squad and four reserve players for the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup 2018 which will be played in New Zealand. The Pakistan team will also feature in a three match series against Australia on 27, 29 and 31 December and after […]

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