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Those who sold votes in Senate polls will be expelled from PTI: Imran

By The Frontier Post | April 12, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan Thursday said that the Khyber Pakhunkha (KP) government won’t present the upcoming budget. Talking to the media, the PTI chairman said how could the government present yearly budget within 45 days. He said that the PTI would oppose the centre to present the federal budget. The […]

SC orders placement of all ex-PIA MDs on ECL

By The Frontier Post | April 12, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar Thursday ordered placement of all former managing directors of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) – who served from 2008 to 2018 – on the Exit Control List (ECL). The order came as the Supreme Court heard a case pertaining to alleged financial irregularities and privatization […]

NAB’s probe, lies have surfaced in front of the nation: Nawaz Sharif

By The Frontier Post | April 12, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif said on Thursday that National Accountability Bureau’s probe and lies has surfaced in front of everyone. Speaking to journalists outside accountability court, he hoped of receiving justice from the court as nothing significant is present in the case. “Today the secret has been unveiled that 40 people […]

Police teams established to probe Karachi City Courts fire

By The Frontier Post | April 12, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Police department have formed two teams to investigate the reasons behind the fire which erupted in the storeroom of Karachi City Courts Complex and destroyed all the records. According to eye witnesses, several explosions were also heard in the court’s evidence room and most were those explosive items which were recovered from […]

Dharna violence: Aleem Khan gets bail in PTV, parliament attack cases

By The Frontier Post | April 12, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Senior leader of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), Aleem Khan on Thursday gets a interim bail from Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in the PTV and parliament attack cases. The ATC granted interim bail to Aleem Khan against surety bond worth Rs0.1 million. The court summoned Aleem Khan again on April 25. Earlier on April 9, PTI […]

CJP Nisar hints to review Pakistan’s tax amnesty scheme

By The Frontier Post | April 12, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar has said that Supreme Court will take strict action against those people who have foreign bank accounts and parked the assets abroad. CJP remarked this while hearing a case related to the ownership of state land on Thursday. During the hearing CJP Nisar also remarked […]

Global

India, France security accord has China in mind

By The Frontier Post | March 10, 2018

NEW DELHI (AFP): China’s mighty strategic shadow hangs over an accord signed by India and France on Saturday aimed at stepping up military cooperation in the Indian Ocean. Under the deal signed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Emmanuel Macron, each country will open its naval bases to warships from the other. China’s territorial […]

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Turkish Airlines to buy at least 50 Airbus, Boeing jets

By The Frontier Post | March 10, 2018

ISTANBUL (AFP): Turkish Airlines has confirmed plans to buy at least 50 wide-body aircraft from Airbus and Boeing as the flag carrier ramps up its ambitions ahead of a move to a new Istanbul airport. The company said in a statement late Friday that it had agreed to buy 25 Boeing B787-9 aircraft, known as […]

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Military vehicles to roll through Washington in parade

By The Frontier Post | March 10, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reueters): Military vehicles will roll through Washington on November 11 in a salute to veterans, a Pentagon memo said Friday, detailing President Donald Trump’s dream of hosting a military parade. The White House announced a month ago that Trump had asked for a large-scale military parade, an unconventional call that immediately fueled comparisons with […]

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Three women, suspect dead in California hostage standoff

By The Frontier Post | March 10, 2018

YOUNTVILLE (AFP): A gunman and three women thought to be his hostages were found dead Friday at a California veterans home after an hours-long standoff with police. The assailant struck at 10:20am at the Veterans Home of California-Yountville in the Napa Valley, the largest veterans´ home in the United States with around 1,000 former servicemen […]

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11 countries sign historic free trade deal

By The Frontier Post | March 9, 2018

Barry Ellsworth TRENTON: The 11-country Trans-Pacific Partnership was officially signed Thursday in Chile, representing $10 trillion of the global economy. Now known as the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), the sweeping free trade deal was put in jeopardy after U.S. President Donald Trump pulled his country out of the pact three […]

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Indian court restores converted Muslim girl’s marriage

By The Frontier Post | March 9, 2018

Ahmad Adil NEW DELHI: India’s top court on Thursday overturned a decision of the Kerala High Court which had annulled the marriage of Hadiya, a Kerala-based girl who converted to Islam and married a Muslim man. A bench, led by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, allowed Hadiya to live with her husband, saying: “The […]

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Pakistan

Internal differences mar election drive of different parties

By The Frontier Post | July 7, 2018

F.P. Report SWABI: Campaign for July 25 election by contesting candidates of various political parties here in the district has marred by serious internal differences which made the voters highly disorganized, sources in parties said. In an interaction with this correspondent politicians admitted that the tickets awarding had widened the gap between the leaders and […]

Increase in admissions fee by UoP administration rejected

By The Frontier Post | July 7, 2018

Farid Shinwari PESHAWAR: A number of students of University of Peshawar under the umbrella of Mutahida Talba Mahaz (MTM) on Friday staged a protest demonstration against administration of varsity for increasing fees of admissions. Infuriated protestors of UoP carried out placards and banners inscribed with anti-varsity administration slogans for making unexpected increase in admissions fee […]

NAB finalizes strategy to arrest Nawaz, Maryam & Capt Safdar

By The Frontier Post | July 6, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) after the decision of the accountability court into the Avenfield Reference has finalized the strategy to arrest the key accused Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz and Cap. (Retd) Safdar. The NAB Rawalpindi has dispatched a team to Mansehra, the native town of Captain (Retd) Safdar, which along with […]

Red warrant to be issued for Nawaz’s extradition: Farogh Naseem

By The Frontier Post | July 6, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Legal expert Farogh Naseem on Friday said help will be sought through red notice and red warrant to extradite former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, if he does not return to Pakistan. An accountability court handed Nawaz Sharif 10 years as jail time for owning assets beyond income and 1 year for not […]

Ishaq Dar, two secretaries issued notices in PTV chairman appointment case

By The Frontier Post | July 6, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court has served notices to finance minister Ishaq Dar and two secretaries on account of approving salary, perks and privileges of former chairman of the state-run Pakistan Television Ata-ul-Haq Qasmi. The apex court has issued notices to then federal information secretary Muhammad Azam and then finance secretary Waqar Masood directing […]

Mustafa Kamal gives wakeup call to inhabitants all over Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | July 6, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The Chairman Paksarzameen Party Syed Mustafa Kamal expressed his views during the inauguration of election offices in different areas of Karachi as well in a banquet arranged by Chancellor Iqra University and said that the policy of Paksarzameen Party has been framed for the betterment of humanity, we have eradicated the environment […]

Afghanistan

Taliban kill two Daesh commanders

By The Frontier Post | December 17, 2017

Monitoring Desk MEHTERLAM: The Taliban killed two commanders of the Islamic State or Daesh in Alingar district of Laghman province, officials said on Saturday. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid told media that Taliban fighters eliminated a Daesh commander identified as Abu Qamar Al-Khurasani in Kandagar area in Alingar district yesterday. “Abu Qamar Al-Khurasani had been sent […]

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US drones target Tajikistan nationals fighting for ISIS in Nangarhar

By The Frontier Post | December 17, 2017

Monitoring Desk NANGARHAR: The US drones targeted Tajikistan nationals fighting for the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan. The provincial government media office in a statement said the airstrike was carried out at around noon time today in Haska Mina district. The statement further added that […]

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Work on Paktia Dam to resume

By The Frontier Post | December 17, 2017

Monitoring Desk PAKTIA: Officials from Ministry of Energy and Water said a Russian company will resume construction of Machalgho dam in Paktia province. The project costs more than $22 million USD. “The project is crucial for Paktia province. We are working to resume the construction works,” said Mohammad Hakim Gheljaee, head of Water Supply and […]

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Ministry to close high Tonnage scales on roads

By The Frontier Post | December 17, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The control of high tonnage scales on Afghanistan’s roads will be transferred to the Ministry of Finance in an effort to end corruption and embezzlement at freight weighing stations, a spokesman for the Ministry of Public Works (MoPW), Mahdi Rohani, said. Rohani said the Ministry of Transport will detain guilty drivers to […]

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Taliban uses civilian houses as strongholds

By The Frontier Post | December 17, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Local security officials said Taliban militants in Imam Sahib District in Kunduz province have been using civilian houses as strongholds for the past four years. Officials at the Afghan army’s Pamir 20 Division have said that in recent clearance operations more than fifty Taliban’s strongholds in the Imam Sahib district have been […]

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US plans to replace 50,000 Ak-47s with US-made rifles

By The Frontier Post | December 17, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Russia claims that the US officials are planning to replace almost 50,000 Ak-47 rifles with the US-made weapons, it has been reported. “The Americans insist that 50,000 Kalashnikov rifles with munitions that were handed over to the Afghan security forces free of charge be removed from operational use and Afghanistan buy US-made […]

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Business

SCCI for setting up export monitoring committee

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Zahid Latif demanded the government to set -up an export monitoring committee to keep an account of policies formulation and their implementation. The proposed committee should also identify problems related to export and recommend remedial measures and solutions for overcoming the issues, he added. He […]

Malik appointed as FPCCI Chairman Coordination

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Business leader of the Capital city Malik Sohail Hussain has been appointed as Chairman Coordination of the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI). After the fourth consecutive victory of United Business Group (UBG), the first meeting of the Executive Committee of the FPCCI paid glowing tributes to the services, […]

Pakistan’s exports keep on declining

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s exports are on declining path for the last couple of years especially during the year 2017, when the exports registered a decrease of over four billion US dollars just in last few years and the trend is still continued. According to data available from the Ministry of Commerce, the exports of […]

ABL launches ACPF for investors

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: ABL Asset Management is pleased to announce the launch of Allied Capital Protected Fund (ACPF). It is second in the series of Open End Capital protected funds. ACPF is suitable for the investors who are risk averse and want 100% capital protection. The Fund is now open for subscription. Alee Khalid, CEO […]

Petrol price hiked to Rs 81.53/litre with Rs 4.06 increase with New Year begins

By The Frontier Post | December 31, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: On the eve of the beginning of the year 2018, Federal Government has given a new year gift to the people as prices of petroleum products have been increased. Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has approved Rs 4.06 per litre hike in petrol price on Sunday on recommendation of Oil and Gas […]

BOP, Nestlé sing MoU to productivity of dairy farmers

By The Frontier Post | December 31, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: The Bank of Punjab (BOP) and Nestlé Pakistan have signed a MoU enabling the two partners to collaborate on improving the productivity of Pakistani dairy farmers by way of providing them with financial assistance. With this arrangement, the BOP shall provide financing to Nestlé dairy farmers for the purchase of animals, dairy […]

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Sports

Italy beat Pakistan by 32-20 in Rugby match

By The Frontier Post | November 18, 2017

ISLAMABAD (APP): The Italian team beat Pakistan by 32-20 in an exhibition rugby match played here at the Jinnah Stadium of the Pakistan Sports Complex on Saturday. The Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb was the chief guest on the occasion and distributed prizes among the winners. Speaking on the occasion, she […]

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Shehzad helps Lahore Blues edge Peshawar in thriller

By The Frontier Post | November 18, 2017

RAWALPINDI (Monitoring Desk): A whirlwind half-century from Ahmed Shehzad helped Lahore Blues to a thrilling three-run win over Peshawar. Shehzad, who has recently struggled for form in a Pakistan shirt, scored 50 off 22 balls to get his side off to a flying start. Hussain Talat and Mohammad Hafeez scored 37 and 30 respectively as […]

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Hockey Olympian Afzal Manna passes away

By The Frontier Post | November 18, 2017

LAHORE (NNI): Renowned Olympian Afzal Manna breathed his last in Lahore, Saturday morning. An inside left of repute, he played for Pakistan in 1964 Olympics (silver medal) and Asian Games 1958 (gold medal) & 1962 (gold medal). An international umpire, he also remained coach of Pakistan’s national team. President Pakistan Hockey Federation, Brig (Rtd) Khalid […]

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Alexis Sánchez caps dominant derby win for Arsenal over Tottenham

By The Frontier Post | November 18, 2017

LONDON (Agencies): The noisy neighbours have been silenced for now. By the time Harry Kane and Dele Alli trudged off the pitch in the dying stages, with the triumphant taunts from the home fans ringing in their ears, Tottenham Hotspur had long let go of the notion of coming to the home of their fiercest […]

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Aussies in ‘confusion’ ahead of Ashes: Warne

By The Frontier Post | November 18, 2017

SYDNEY (Agencies): Spin legend Shane Warne said Australia are in a state of “confusion” heading into the Ashes series, with England primed for a first Gabba Test boilover. Even amid the massive distraction of the Ben Stokes assault saga, Warne believes it’s the tourists who no longer hold any fears about an unsettled Australian cricket […]

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Australia recall Tim Paine for Ashes

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2017

Monitoring Desk SYDNEY: Australia recalled on Friday wicketkeeper, Tim Paine after a seven-year Test absence, for the first two Ashes tests against England. Time Paine, was not selected for Tasmania in their opening three Sheffield Shield matches as the incumbent Test wicketkeeper Matthew Wade, and comes into the 13-man squad along with batsmen Cameron Bancroft […]

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