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Joint opposition-backed Sadiq Sanjrani elected Senate chairman

By The Frontier Post | March 12, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Independent candidate from Balochistan, backed by joint opposition Sadiq Sanjrani has won Senate election for chairmanship with as many as 57 votes against 46 of ruling party s candidate on Monday. The Presiding Officer Sardar Muhammad Yaqoob made the announcement following which supporters of winning candidate thumped the desk. Presiding Officer Sardar […]

Pak-Saudi relations based on trust, COAS tells Imam-e-Kaaba

By The Frontier Post | March 12, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday met with Imam-e-Kaaba Sheikh Saleh bin Muhammad Al Talib in Rawalpindi and discussed matters of mutual interest. General Bajwa during the meeting said Pakistan and Saudi Arabia enjoy brotherly relations which are based on mutual trust. The Imam-e-Kaaba met Prime Minister Shahid […]

Iran will not let its soil be used against Pakistan: Iranian envoy

By The Frontier Post | March 12, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, while on a three-day official visit, said Iranian leadership will not let its soil be used against Pakistan. The Iranian envoy, speaking to journalists, added that Iran’s relations with India are not aimed against Pakistan. Zarif also invited Pakistan and China to invest in the port […]

Contempt case: Apex court to indict Nehal Hashmi on March 26

By The Frontier Post | March 12, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Former Senator and Leader of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-) Nehal Hashmi will be indicted in contempt of court case on March 26. The apex court while hearing a case on Monday decided to indict the PML-N leader on 26 of this month. On February 1, Nehal Hashmi was jailed for a month and […]

Passenger plane carrying 67 people crashes in Kathmandu

By The Frontier Post | March 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk KATHMANDU: A Bangladeshi airplane carrying 67 passengers crashed while landing at the Kathmandu airport of Nepal on Monday. The Nepalese officials claimed that 17 passengers had been rescued so far. Airport spokesman, Birendra Prasad Shrestha told media that the condition of the other people on the board was still not clear. He added […]

Anchorperson Shahid Masood to be punished according to law, remarks CJP

By The Frontier Post | March 12, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court bench remarked that the proceedings will be proceed according to the law against the anchorperson Dr Shahid Masood, who made surprising allegations about the Zainab rape and murder case. Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar headed three-member bench took up its suo motu notice of the anchorperson’s claims made in […]

Global

Sarajevo-Belgrade highway to benefit entire region

By The Frontier Post | February 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk SARAJEVO: The Sarajevo-Belgrade Highway will bring many benefits to Bosnia and the entire region, Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Communications and Transport Minister Ismir Jusko said on Saturday. The highway project will create a link between Bosnia’s capital of Sarajevo and Serbia’s capital of Belgrade with Turkey’s support. “I read an article when I had […]

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Tillerson warns Mexico to watch Russian election meddling

By The Frontier Post | February 3, 2018

MEXICO CITY (Reuters): US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned Mexico on Friday to pay attention to Russian meddling in elections around the world, following comments from another US official that there were signs of such interference in the country’s presidential race. Speaking in Mexico City, Tillerson said European counterparts had noticed that Russia had […]

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China welcomes Pakistan and others to participate in BOAO forum: Wang Yi

By The Frontier Post | February 3, 2018

ISLAMABAD (APP): Chinese Foreign Wang Yi said that China will welcome Pakistan and other Asian countries to participate in the high profile economic forum (BOAO). BOAO forum is scheduled to meet in Chinese Hainan province on April 8-11 that provides a big opportunity to the regional countries to develop their socio-economic partnership. It is going […]

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North Korea flouts sanctions, earning $200 mln from banned exports: UN

By The Frontier Post | February 3, 2018

UNITED NATIONS (AFP): North Korea is flouting sanctions by exporting coal, iron, steel and other banned commodities, earning nearly $200 million in revenue last year, a UN report said on Friday. A UN panel of experts also found evidence of military cooperation by North Korea to develop Syria’s chemical weapons programs and to provide Myanmar […]

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Four migrants reported injured in Italian shooting: media

By The Frontier Post | February 3, 2018

ROME (Reuters): A man opened fire on passersby in the central Italian city of Macerata on Saturday, injuring at least four African migrants in an attack that might be racially motivated, local media reported. The mayor of Macerata, located about 200 km (125 miles) east of Rome, appealed to locals to remain indoors. “Stay at […]

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London mosque attacker jailed for at least 43 years

By The Frontier Post | February 2, 2018

LONDON (AA): The man convicted of murder and attempted murder in last year’s terror attack on Muslim worshippers in London was handed a life sentence on Friday of a minimum of 43 years behind bars. Darren Osborne, 48, killed a Muslim worshipper, Makram Ali, and injured 11 others last June when he plowed a van […]

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Pakistan

Musharraf to return back after Eid-ul-Fitr: Dr Amjad

By The Frontier Post | June 6, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chairman All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) General (Retd) Pervez Musharraf will return back to the country after Eid-ul-Fitr and will participate in party’s election campaign. This was announced by APML President Dr Muhammad Amjad here on Wednesday in a press conference before ‘Iftar’ dinner hosted by him. APML Chief Organizer Sued Faqeer […]

LHC directs to vacate 13 houses in 16 kanal premises of Miani Sahib Graveyard

By The Frontier Post | June 6, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Wednesday directed to vacate 13 houses located in 16 kanal land premises of Miani Sahib Graveyard till July 4. Judge Ali Akbar Qureshi heard the case. Deputy Commissioner Sameer Ahmad Syed appeared before the court. He submitted report in the court pertaining to the steps taken […]

Command and Staff conference of Pak-Navy concludes

By The Frontier Post | June 6, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD:      Command and Staff Conference of Pakistan Navy concluded today at Naval Headquarters, Islamabad. The Conference was chaired by Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi. Matters related to operational preparedness, developmental plans of Pakistan Navy, prevailing security situation and training/ welfare of troops were reviewed. Detailed briefings on various ongoing […]

Maryam Nawaz obtains nomination papers for NA-125

By The Frontier Post | June 6, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Maryam Nawaz, Leader of PML-N and daughter of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif obtained nomination papers to contest the July 25 general election from National Assembly constituency NA-125 Lahore, on Wednesday. Former premier Nawaz Sharif also contested from the same constituency and won in 2013 election. The seat later fell vacant after […]

Three killed in rain related incidents in Lahore

By The Frontier Post | June 6, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: As many as three people were killed and 13 other were injured in rain related incidents in different parts of Lahore on Tuesday evening. Heavy dust storm followed by heavy downpour hit Lahore on Tuesday evening and it turned the mercury down and providing a much needed relief from scorching heat. According […]

NA-131 Lahore: Saad Rafique to contest elections against Imran Khan

By The Frontier Post | June 6, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Senior leader of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Khawaja Saad Rafique will contest election against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan from National Assembly constituency NA-131. The private news channel reported that PML-N finalized the list of candidates for National Assembly (NA) constituencies in Lahore. According to report, Maryam Nawaz has decided to […]

Afghanistan

Taliban fighters capture Afghan border police post inTakhar province

By The Frontier Post | October 5, 2017

Monitoring Desk KUNDUZ: One Afghan border police official was injured when Taliban fighters attacked the post in the Chah Aab district of Takhar province and took control of the post. Spokesman of Takhar police, Abdul Khalil Aseer told that Taliban fighters attacked the border police post on Wednesday night and captured it after a heavy […]

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11 IS militants killed in US airstrikes in Nangarhar

By The Frontier Post | October 4, 2017

Monitoring Desk NANGARHAR: As many as 11 militants of Islamic State (IS) Khorasan group were killed in US airstrike conducted by the US forces in Nangarhar province of Afghanistan. The provincial government confirmed that the airstrike were conducted in Achin district of Nagarhar on Tuesday and targeted militant’s hideouts in Momand Dara and Dab villages […]

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UN claims thousands fled their homes in past week

By The Frontier Post | October 3, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The United Nation office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs has said that more than 266,087 people left their homes because of ongoing clashed among government and different armed groups in Afghanistan. The UN reported claimed that 1,750 people recently left their homes due to heavy armed clashes in Shinwari and Sia […]

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Civil societies blame govt for collapse of Siagard

By The Frontier Post | October 3, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Members of Civil Society blamed government for showing negligence and careless attitude due to which the Taliban captured most parts of Parwan’s Siagard district. They also accused the Wolesi Jirga member Abdul Sattar Khawasi for supporting Taliban and fully involve in the collapse of Pindqistan area. They said this while addressing to […]

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Afghan airstrike kills 10 policemen in Helmand

By The Frontier Post | October 2, 2017

F.P. Report HELMAND: At least 10 policemen were killed in Afghan airstrike conducted in Helmand province on Sunday as the military trying to push back the Taliban fighters. Helmand governor, Hayatullah Hayat told media agency that Afghan forces started operation against the Taliban fighters to push them back. Afghan forces also conducted airstrike in which […]

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22 Taliban, Daesh fighters killed in Nangarhar province

By The Frontier Post | October 1, 2017

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: At least 22 Taliban and Daesh fighters were in clashes and drone strike in Nangarhar province of Afghanistan. Spokesman of Nangarhar governor, Attaullah Khugyani told media persons that Afghan forces conducted operation against the militants in the Bela area of Lalpura district of Afghanistan in which seven Taliban fighters were killed. Security […]

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Business

Sindh Bank inaugurates ATM at Commissioner House

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Sindh Bank officially inaugurated its state of the art off-site ATM at the Commissioner House, Karachi, on Thursday. Present at the occasion were Sindh Bank President Mr. Tariq Ahsan and the Commissioner Karachi Division Mr. Ejaz Ahmed Khan, Sindh Bank Director Mr. Muhammad Bilal Sheikh, and members of senior management of Sindh […]

SCCI reacts against new policy on imported items

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2017

Farid Shinwari PESHAWAR: Showing strong reaction towards newly imposed regulatory duties on imported items, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Business Community warned federal government to withdraw its decision instantly otherwise they would initiate protest against it. President of Sarhad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI), Zahidullah Shinwari while speaking at a news conference on Thursday said the […]

National Bank of Pakistan, NVTTC sign agreement

By The Frontier Post | November 2, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The agreement was signed by Mr. Mudassir H. Khan – SEVP / Group Chief Payment Services Digital Banking Group – NBP and Dr. Nasir Khan, Director General NAVTTC, in the presence of senior management of both sides including Mr. Zulfiqar Ahmad Cheema Executive Director NAVTTC, Mr. Azfar Jamal – EVP/Head – Innovation […]

Current Plus account meets offers free facilities

By The Frontier Post | November 2, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Bank AL Habib Current Plus Account is a current account that meets all business and individual needs. The Account with no minimum balance requirement, offers various free facilities including Personalized Cheque Book, Pay Orders, ATM Card, Internet Banking, Online Banking at any Bank AL Habib Branch in Pakistan and SMS Alerts on […]

Govt revised petroleum prices: petrol price up by Rs2.49 per litre

By The Frontier Post | November 1, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The government announced to revise the petroleum prices on Wednesday and increasing the price of petrol by Rs2.49 per litre from 1 November (today). As per the new prices, the high-speed diesel (HSD) was increased by Rs5.19 per litre and price for light-speed diesel (LSD) was increased by Rs3 per litre. The […]

SBP releases its APR for FY 2016-17

By The Frontier Post | November 1, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Board of Directors of the State Bank approved the financial statements and Annual Performance Review on the working of the Bank and its subsidiaries for the year ended June 30, 2017. The Annual Performance Review, including financial statements of the Bank and its subsidiaries and the auditor’s report thereon, has been […]

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Sports

Sri Lanka’s approval to tour Pakistan a historic decision: Sethi

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2017

Web Desk LAHORE: Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Najam Sethi said that Sri Lanka’s approval to tour Pakistan is a historic decision, and let it be known that his meeting with islanders’ officials in Colombo during the session of Asian Cricket Council (ACC) was positive. Najam Sethi thanked Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) for their help […]

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Indian spinner Ashwin joins Worcestershire

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2017

The 30-year-old — who took 17 wickets on the recent tour of Sri Lanka as India completed their first three-Test series sweep on foreign soil on Monday — will replace Australian John Hastings as the county’s overseas player in a coup for the second-tier side. The county will hope Ashwin, ranked number three in the […]

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Najam Sethi’s election as PCB chairman challenged in LHC

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2017

LAHORE (NNI): A petition challenging the election of Najam Sethi as Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman was filed in the Lahore High Court on Tuesday. Advocate Nasir Iqbal petitioned the high court, contending that Najam Sethi was elected as the PCB chairman in flagrant violation of the PCB laws. He submitted that former prime minister […]

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Sri Lanka tour good omen for international cricket revival: Zaheer Abbas

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2017

ISLAMABAD (AFP): ‘Asian Bradman’ Zaheer Abbas on Monday welcomed the Sri Lankan cricket board’s clearance to tour Pakistan, saying it was good news for a cricket-loving nation and would help revive international cricket here. Talking to APP, Zaheer said he has interaction with many foreign players and they are keen to play in Pakistan. Sri […]

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Sri Lanka board clears first Pakistan tour since 2009

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2017

COLOMBO (AFP) – Sri Lanka’s cricket board has approved a tour to Pakistan, eight years after a deadly militant attack against the team brought top international games there to a standstill, officials said Monday. Sri Lanka Cricket chief Thilanga Sumathipala said after a security assessment, the team had been cleared to play three Twenty20 internationals […]

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Tennis: Zverev stuns Federer to win Montreal Masters

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2017

MONTREAL (AFP) – Alexander Zverev shocked second seed Roger Federer in straight sets in the Montreal Masters final to win his fifth title of the season and announce himself as an emerging star for the US Open. The 20-year-old German used his booming serve to overpower Federer 6-3, 6-4 Sunday as the Swiss superstar never […]

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