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Police officers actively participated in the massacre: Report says

By The Frontier Post | December 6, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Government of Punjab has made inquiry report of Model Town incident public on Tuesday after Lahore High Court (LHC) upheld its verdict over review petition filed by chief minister Shehbaz Sharif-led government. The report was compiled by Justice Ali Baqar Najafi commission after the incident was probed following killing of at least […]

Court testifies NAB witnesses in Nawaz’s cases

By The Frontier Post | December 6, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The accountability court hearing NAB references against Sharif family recorded statements of prosecution witnesses on Tuesday. The court heard the corruption cases filed against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his close relatives by the National Accountabil-ity Bureau (NAB). Accountability Judge Mohammad Bashir heard the case. Nawaz Sharif was represented by his […]

Pakistan cannot survive without democracy: Bilawal Bhutto

By The Frontier Post | December 5, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari said on Tuesday that the country could not survive without democracy. Addressing a large PPP rally in Islamabad, the Bhutto scion lashed out at the government and paid tribute to his mother, Benazir Bhutto and grandfather Zulfikar Ali Bhutto. “Whenever rights were usurped, PPP raised the […]

SBP takes notice ATM fraud, asks Bank to fully compensate customers

By The Frontier Post | December 5, 2017

Naimat Khan KARACHI: During the preceding week, State Bank of Pakistan noted with concern that customers’ information on debit cards of Habib Bank Limited was compromised by hackers through skimming to create its clones and were used to withdraw depositor’s money from various locations within and outside the country, said spokesman Central Bank of Pakistan […]

Rana Sanaullah terms report full of errors, ineffective

By The Frontier Post | December 5, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah has said the decision of making the inquiry report into the Model Town incident three years back on the directive of Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif. Addressing a news conference here on Tuesday, he termed the report full of errors and ineffective. He said that no one […]

Corps Commanders discuss Afghanistan following Mattis visit

By The Frontier Post | December 5, 2017

RAWALPINDI (INP): Pakistan Army discussed the security situation in Afghanistan, a day after US Defence Secretary James Mattis urged Pakistan to “redouble” its efforts against alleged militant safe havens in the country. Mattis was on a day-long visit to Islamabad, where he held meetings with the country’s civil and military leadership. The COAS, who chaired […]

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We are not your enemy: US to N Korea

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2017

The US government is not seeking a regime change in North Korea, the secretary of state says, amid tensions over Pyongyang’s weapons programme. “We’re not your enemy,” Rex Tillerson said, adding that the US wanted a dialogue at some point. Meanwhile, a senior Republican senator said President Trump considered going to war with North Korea […]

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Moscow court shooting: Gang suspects killed in escape bid

By The Frontier Post | August 1, 2017

MOSCOW (AFP): Three defendants have been killed in a court in the Russian capital, Moscow, after they tried to take the arms from security officers in an attempt to escape, officials say. The incident happened as five suspected gang members attacked the agents who were escorting them in a lift to a hearing, the Interior […]

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BJP govt turning Hindustan into ‘Lynchistan’: opposition

By The Frontier Post | August 1, 2017

NEW DELHI: The BJP-led Indian government found itself isolated in the Lok Sabha when the opposition, led by Congress, accused it of trying to turn “Hindustan” into “Lynchistan”. Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge said atrocities against Muslims and Dalits had increased in the name of cow protection, and the aggressors were backed by Bajrang Dal, VHP […]

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Hundreds to face judges in Turkey’s biggest coup trial

By The Frontier Post | August 1, 2017

Turkey is set to hold its largest trial over the July 2016 coup attempt, with nearly 500 people set to appear in court. The suspects, who are to stand trial on Tuesday, are accused of conspiring to overthrow the government from an airbase seen as the plotters’ hub. A total of 486 suspects will go on […]

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US hits ‘dictator’ Maduro with sanctions over disputed Venezuela vote

By The Frontier Post | August 1, 2017

The United States hit Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro with direct sanctions on Monday over a disputed and deadly weekend vote that, while consolidating his power, has largely isolated him as the “dictator” of a failing petro-state. The US measures were unusual in that they targeted a sitting head of state, but their reach was mostly […]

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‘Disturbing’ sexual harassment at Australian universities, study reveals

By The Frontier Post | August 1, 2017

SYDNEY (AFP): More than half of university students in Australia were sexually harassed last year and seven percent sexually assaulted on at least one occasion, a “disturbing” new national study revealed Tuesday. The findings came in an Australian Human Rights Commission report, conducted on behalf of the country´s 39 universities that questioned more than 30,000 […]

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Four killed, six injured in Qila Saifullah explosion

By The Frontier Post | March 16, 2018

F.P. Report QUETTA: Deputy Commissioner confirmed that at least four people were killed and six injured in a blast at a house in Qila Saifullah area of Balochistan on Thursday night. After the incident the injured were rushed to the District Headquarters hospital. DC of the area said the rescue and local authorities were clearing […]

Chinese envoy meets COAS

By The Frontier Post | March 16, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Chinese Ambassador, Yao Jing called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qam-ar Javed Bajwa on Thu-rsday at General Hea-dquarters (GHQ). During the meeting, matters of mutual interests including regional security came under discussion, said a statement issued here by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).The Ambassador appreciated Pakistan Army’s achievements and efforts for […]

PML-N’s corruption only conspiracy against it: Sarwar

By The Frontier Post | March 16, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Member Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), core committee member and Senator Chaudhary Mohammad Sarwar has said that there is no conspiracy against Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) except their corruption. Senator Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar said, “People who are talking about sanctity of vote should tell how much times they shown presence in Parliament. People who […]

NAB denies allegations of conducting complaint verification on instructions

By The Frontier Post | March 16, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) here on Thursday categorically denied the allegations for conduct of complaint verification against anyone on the instructions of others and said that no power can compel NAB to toe its lines. A press release issued by NAB said it is working under the ambit of relevant law and […]

World Bank forces Sindh Govt to delegate financial powers to LGs

By The Frontier Post | March 16, 2018

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Sindh Government, which had been long resisting demands for delegation of monitory powers to the local tier of government, on Thursday agreed with World Bank on its demand to devolve property tax collection to the local bodes, District Municipal Corporations (DMCs) for which a proper database and capacity building of concerned local […]

Railways land record to be computerized soon: NA told

By The Frontier Post | March 16, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Parliamentary Secretary for Cabinet Secretariat Raja Muhammad Javed Ikhlas on Thursday informed the National Assembly that a project to computerize railways land record will be completed soon. Responding to a question during question hour, he said, that the project will ensure safeguarding railways land through a computerized monitoring system and will render […]

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