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Pakistan can survive without US aid: FM Asif

By The Frontier Post | January 17, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif has said that Pakistan can survive without the United State aid and adding that as a sovereign nation we cannot afford to hear the same taunts again in future. Khawaja Asif said this while talking to media outside the Parliament on Wednesday. He said that US wants to […]

Drone strike injures one in Kurram agency

By The Frontier Post | January 17, 2018

F.P. Report PARACHINAR: One person was injured in a drone strike in Badshah Kot area of Lower Kurram Agency on Wednesday. The private news channel reported that a missile fired from a drone and it hit the house in Badsha Kot area of Kurram, which is one of the seven tribal agencies of Pakistan. Earlier, […]

LHC reserves verdict on petition against PAT’s protest in Lahore

By The Frontier Post | January 17, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) reserved its verdict on a appeal filed against the Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) led opposition alliance’s protest rally being held on the Mall Road today (Wednesday). Chief of PAT, Dr. Tahirul Qadri-led Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) announced to launch the protest and all the major political parties […]

Man resembling of Kasur rape case suspect held in Lahore

By The Frontier Post | January 17, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Police have reportedly arrested the main accused in the seven years old Zainab murdered case, from Lahore and declaring it a major development. The private news channel reported that the suspected who lookalikes to a person can be seen in a CCTV footage from Bhatta Chowk which is an area of Lahore. […]

PTI leaders get bail in 2014 dharna violence cases

By The Frontier Post | January 17, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leaders including Shireen Mazari, Arif Alvi and Asad Umar bail application was approved by anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Wednesday in four cases of terrorism. The ATC was hearing four cases against PTI leaders SHireen Mazari, Asad Umar, Arif Alvi as well PTI Chairman Imran Khan and PAT Chief Dr […]

National narrative declares Jihad as state’s prerogative only, terms suicide attacks ‘Haram’

By The Frontier Post | January 17, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Tuesday launched its national counter-terrorism declaring Jihad (Islamic holy war) as the prerogative of state only and calling suicide attacks ‘haram’ (forbidden) in the light of Holy Quran and Sunnah. The narrative ‘Paigham-e-Pakistan’ that comprises a 22-point Fatwa (religious decree), inked by over 1800 religious scholars of all schools of […]

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Ousted Zimbabwe minister in court over corruption charges

By The Frontier Post | November 25, 2017

HARARE (Reuters): Former Zimbabwe finance minister Ignatius Chombo, among those detained by the military when it seized power before Robert Mugabe resigned, was charged on Saturday with three counts of corruption in offences that allegedly occ-urred more than a decade ago. This was Chombo’s first public appearance since being detained almost two weeks ago after […]

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China to boost economic ties with Pakistan through private sector

By The Frontier Post | November 25, 2017

BEIJING (INP): China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) that is a pilot and major project of Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has proved to be an effective agent for boosting cooperation among the non-governmental sectors. Since it was first proposed by Chinese President Xi Jinping in 2013, the BRI has been successful in terms of facilitating non-governmental […]

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Egypt mourns 305 victims of Sinai mosque attack

By The Frontier Post | November 25, 2017

CAIRO (AFP): Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has vowed to respond forcefully after attackers martyred at least 305 worshippers in a packed mosque in restive North Sinai province, the country´s deadliest attack in recent memory. Al-Sisi declared three days of mourning would begin Saturday, the day after the gun and bomb assault on the Rawda […]

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US calls on Pakistan to arrest recently released Hafiz Saeed

By The Frontier Post | November 24, 2017

WASHINGTON (Reuters): A US official on Friday said Washington is “deeply concerned” at the release from house arrest of Hafiz Saeed who is accused of masterminding the 2008 assault in the Indian city of Mumbai. Hafiz Saeed, who had been under house arrest since January, was ordered freed by the Lahore High Court this week. […]

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Three killed, nine injured in Train accident in northern India

By The Frontier Post | November 24, 2017

Monitoring Desk NEW DELHI: At least three persons were killed and nine others were injured when thirteen coaches of an express train derailed in northern India early Friday. As per the Indian media the incident happened because of thick fog in the area when Vasco Da Gama Express flipped off the tracks after leaving Manikpur station […]

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Mushahid elected Vice President of APA in Istanbul

By The Frontier Post | November 23, 2017

F.P. Report ISTANBUL: 33 parliaments of Asia, at the annual meeting of the Asian Parliamentary Assembly (APA here in the historic Turkish city, unanimously elected Senator Mushahid Hussain as the Vice President of APA in charge of Political Affairs Committee and decided that Pakistan will be the next President of APA for 2 years requesting […]

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ECNEC clears Diamer Bhasha dam, poverty alleviation projects

By The Frontier Post | April 17, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) Tuesday approved various energy, poverty alleviation, railways and access to justice projects with specific costs. The Diamer Basha Dam Project was approved at a total rationalised cost of Rs 474,000 million.The dam will have a 6.4 MAF live storage capacity and installed power […]

Purchased all assets through white money: Kh Saad

By The Frontier Post | April 17, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Minister for Railways and Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz’s (PMLN) leader Khawaja Saad Rafique on Tuesday asserted that Pakistan had never witnessed indiscriminate accountability in its recorded history. Rafique stressed on the notion that doing business was his right. “Is purchasing assets and doing transactions an offence”, inquired Rafique. “Corruption allegations are being […]

Two killed in wedding party bus accident in Mastung

By The Frontier Post | April 17, 2018

F.P. Report MASTUNG: At least two people died and 17 others were wounded on Tuesday when a bus carrying wedding party veered off the road in Mastung, medics said. The crash happened at Khad Kucha town of Mastung in Balochistan. According to paramilitary force Levies, an unidentified woman and her daughter were killed in the […]

Caretaker PM nominees: PTI’s Fawad Chaudhry dismisses Khurshid Shah’s criticism

By The Frontier Post | April 17, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) spokesperson Fawad Chaudhry on Tuesday hit back at Opposition leader in the National Assembly Syed Khurshid Shah for criticising the party for releasing the names for caretaker prime minister without consultations. Earlier today, Shah slammed the PTI’s decision to announce nominees for caretaker prime minister without consultations. Claiming that […]

NA Speaker’s office receives resignation of three PML-N MNA’s

By The Frontier Post | April 17, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Office of Speaker National Assembly has received resignations of three rebels MNA of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N). Sources told that the Speaker’s office received resignation of Khusro Bakhtiyar, Tahir Bashir Cheema and Makhdoonzada Basit Bukhari. Ayaz Sadiq, speaker National Assembly had summoned all the three rebels MNA of PML-N for confirmation of […]

Ahsan Iqbal approves Rs 45bn development budget for HEC

By The Frontier Post | April 17, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms, Ahsan Iqbal has approved development budget of Rs 45 billion for Higher Education Commission (HEC) under Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) 2018-19. Ahsan Iqbal chaired a meeting of Annual Plan Coordination Committee (APCC) in this regard. On the occasion Ahsan Iqbal said that it is […]

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