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SC decisions are creating a new Pakistan: Imran Khan

By The Frontier Post | April 13, 2018

F.P. Report GUJRANWALA: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan said on Friday that the decisions of the Supreme Court of Pakistan are creating new Pakistan. The PTI chairman was referring to the apex court decision in which it disqualified former prime minister and PML-N leader Nawaz Sharif for life. The PTI chairman was addressing party workers […]

Nawaz, Tareen disqualification is for life, rules SC

By The Frontier Post | April 13, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Friday in its landmark judgment ruled that disqualification of a lawmaker under Article 62(1)(f) of the Constitution would be for lifetime. Justice Umar Ata Bandyal read out the five-member bench led by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar’s 60 pages verdict in the cases involving interpretation / determination of […]

Only decision that matters is of public: PM Abbasi

By The Frontier Post | April 13, 2018

F.P. Report MUZAFFARABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said that the only decision that has the biggest impact is from the public — hours after the Supreme Court gave its verdict disqualifying former prime minister and PML-N leader Nawaz Sharif for life. The prime minister was addressing the inauguration ceremony of the first unit of […]

Will continue taking suo motu notices: CJP

By The Frontier Post | April 13, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar has shown his determination to continue taking suo motu notices on matters of public interest. The top judge made the remarks during the hearing of a case pertaining to pensions. “I will keep taking suo motu notices on education, clean drinking water or health issues,” […]

People should have the power to decide the fate of politicians: Bilawal

By The Frontier Post | April 13, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that People of Pakistan should only have the right to decide the fate of the Politicians. Bilawal said while sharing his views on Twitter on Friday.  Bilawal tweeted after a historic Supreme Court verdict ruled that lawmakers disqualified under Article 62(1)(f) of […]

Senate approves bill extending SC, PHC jurisdiction to tribal agencies

By The Frontier Post | April 13, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Upper house of Pakistan passed the bill on Friday, extending the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court and Peshawar High Court to the tribal agencies of Pakistan. The tribesmen were demanding the extension of the superior courts’ jurisdiction to the tribal belt at par with the rest of the country. Pakhtunkhwa Milli […]

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850 sq km now under control in Afrin: Erdogan

By The Frontier Post | March 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk MERSIN: Turkish and Free Syrian Army forces have so far liberated 850 square kilometers (328 square miles) during the Turkish-led counter-terrorist operation in Afrin, Syria, Turkey’s president said on Saturday. “To date 850 square kilometers have been taken under our control. The target is to get 2,000 square kilometers under our control,” Recep […]

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Qatar files UN complaint against UAE, Bahrain

By The Frontier Post | March 11, 2018

Mohamed Fahd DOHA: Qatar on Saturday filed a complaint with the UN Security Council regarding alleged violations of its airspace by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain. In a letter to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and the Dutch President of the UN Security Council, Karel Van Oosterom, Qatar said UAE military planes violated […]

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After Mashal radio govt may also ban Deewa radio

By The Frontier Post | March 10, 2018

  Jalil Afridi Washington DC: The Pakistani government after banning American funded radio Mashal for continuously airing anti Pakistan radio shows is now planning to ban the service of another American funded radio Deewa on the same grounds. Pakistan government feels that Deewa radio since last one year has continuously been airing programs which are […]

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Senior UAE official says Turkey-Arab relations ‘not in best state’

By The Frontier Post | March 10, 2018

DUBAI (Reuters): A senior United Arab Emirates (UAE) official said on Saturday Turkey’s policy towards neighbouring Arab states was not reasonable and advised it to respect their sovereignty. Relations between the two countries have been strained by Ankara’s support for Qatar after Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt imposed sanctions on Doha last year […]

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British-Pakistani stabbed to death in Oldham

By The Frontier Post | March 10, 2018

MANCHESTER (Monitoring Desk): A British-Pakistani was stabbed to death in broad daylihht in Glodwick, Oldham on Friday. Nabeel Hassan, thought to be in his 20s, died of multiple stab wounds. Greater Manchester Police (GMP) said they were called to reports that a man was unconscious and not breathing near Waterloo Station around 3.20pm. He was […]

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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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Election campaigns in full swing in Khyber

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2018

Ahmad Nabi LANDI KOTAL, July 08: With approaching of 25th of July, election activities  got momentum and the candidates are busy in arranging huge public gatherings and corner meetings for competing of two National Assembly seats for Khyber district. The Khyber district has two NA-seats, i.e NA-43 comprising Landi Kotal and Jamrud divisions while Bara […]

MMA, PTI accelerate polls campaign

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2018

Ghulam Mursalin Marwat LAKKI MARWAT: The candidates affiliated with Mutahidda Majlis-e-Amal and Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf accelerated their election campaigns in a bid to win the national and provincial assembly seats in the district. A neck and neck contest is expected between Malik Noor Saleem of MMA and Dr Hisham Inamullah Khan of PTI for PK-92 (Lakki […]

NAB ruling won’t affect general election: minister

By The Frontier Post | July 8, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Friday s corruption court ruling, which sentenced former prime minister Nawaz Sharif to 10 years in prison, would have no affect on a general election due later this month. “If someone has reservations regarding the verdict, appeal in higher courts. Government will provide whatever support needed for the implementation of the judgement,” […]

Shehbaz chairs high-level party meeting on Nawaz’s return

By The Frontier Post | July 8, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: A high-level Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) huddle chaired by party president Shehbaz Sharif on Sunday decided that former premier Nawaz Sharif and his daughter, Maryam Nawaz, should land in Lahore upon return to Pakistan. “Shehbaz chaired a high-level party huddle in Model Town to finalise a future course of action in light […]

Canadian mountaineer falls to death on K2

By The Frontier Post | July 8, 2018

ISLAMABAD (AFP): A Canadian national who was attempting to climb the K2 mountain has fallen to his death, officials said Saturday. The 53-year-old was between camps 2 and 3 on the notoriously challenging 8,611 metres peak when the accident happened, an official of the Gilgit-Baltistan Tourism department told AFP. His death was confirmed by Sakhawat […]

I do not have desire for power: Bilawal

By The Frontier Post | July 8, 2018

F.P. Report UCH SHARIF: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto on Saturday said that he does not have desire for power but wants to provide rights to the poor. Addressing a rally here, Bilawal said he is not competing with any individual or political organisation but rather with poverty, injustice and societal injustice. He […]

Afghanistan

Bayat gets Mother Teresa Memorial Award

By The Frontier Post | December 18, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Dr. Ehsan Bayat, co-founder of the Bayat Foundation, has been selected as the recipient of the 2017 Mother Teresa Memorial International Award For Social Justice. The award was conferred on Dr. Bayat and his foundation in recognition of their successful efforts to provide the neediest Afghans with food, clothing, healthcare, education, clean […]

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Car bomber attacks NATO convoy in Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | December 17, 2017

KANDAHAR (Reuters): A car bomber attacked a NATO convoy in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar on Sunday, killing one civilian and wounding four others but without causing casualties among international forces, officials said. Qudratullah Khushbakht, a spokesman for the Kandahar governor, said the attack happened on the airport road, killing a woman and wounding […]

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11 Afghan policemen killed in Taliban attack in Helmand

By The Frontier Post | December 17, 2017

Monitoring Desk HELMAND: As many as 11 police officers were killed after Taliban fighters attacked their check-posts in Helmand province of Afghanistan on Sunday. The Taliban claimed the responsibility of the attack and adding that they attacked two police post in Lashkargah area of Helmand in which 11 police officials were killed. Governor Helmand told […]

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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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Business

Shipping activity at Port Qasim

By The Frontier Post | January 2, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Five ships, Virgo, Prosper, Kirri Billi, Epic Saradina and Kano Carrying containers, Canola Seeds, LPG and LNG were allotted berths at Qasim International Container Terminal, Grain & Fertilizer Terminal, Engro Vopak Terminal and PGPC Terminal respectively during last 24 hours, said a report issued by Port Qasim Authority (PQA) here on Monday. […]

Saudia starts 2018 with gasoline, power tariff hike and VAT

By The Frontier Post | January 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk RIYADH: Saudi Arabia started on Monday the hike of local gasoline prices and electricity tariff and the activation of the value-added tax (VAT). About gasoline, the Octane 91 will sell for 1.37 riyals (0.36 US Dollar) a liter, up from 0.75 riyals (0.2 US Dollars), while Octane 95 will sell for 2.04 riyals […]

PPL strives to establish commercial viability of unconventional discoveries

By The Frontier Post | January 2, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL), one of the key players in Pakistan’s E&P sector is playing its due role in the development of unconventional reservoirs in the country. In order to explore tight gas potential in the lower Indus basin, PPL drilled a well in Naushehro Feroze exploration lease. Tight gas potential was […]

PEW for giving due attention to leather sector

By The Frontier Post | January 2, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Monday said Pakistan’s leather sector can play its role in the national growth if it is patronized. The country has abundant raw leather which can help it become a leading player in the one trillion dollars global trade of leather and leather goods, it said. Pakistan […]

Consumers to get uninterrupted gas supply throughout winter: Amjad

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) Managing Director Amjad Latif on Sunday said the company was committed to provide uninterrupted gas supply to consumer’s round-the-year especially in winter. He said that supply of gas had been increased due to import of RLNG and the company had come in a position to meet […]

India’s Opp cannot affect CPEC: ICST

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Islamabad Chamber of Small Traders on Sunday said India has increased conspiracies and opposition to Pakistan after the launch of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). New Delhi thinks that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) passing through Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir challenges Indian sovereignty which is not based on facts, it said. India has not only destabilized […]

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Sports

Afghanistan U-19 outclass Pakistan in the final of ACC U-19

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2017

Monitoring Desk KAULA LUMPUR: Afghanistan Cricket team outclassed the Pakistan team in the final of Under-19 Youth Asia Cup after beating Pakistan with a margin of 185 runs on Sunday. Pakistan U-19 won the toss and decided to bowl first and in the 50 over Afghanistan team made 249 runs with the loss of 7 […]

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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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