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CJP summons Hamza Shehbaz and Ayesha Ahad today

By The Frontier Post | June 10, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Sunday summoned Hamza Shehbaz and Ayesha Ahad at the Supreme Court Lahore Registry on Monday. “If Hamza Shehbaz is in town then he should appear before the apex court’s Lahore Registry tomorrow,” the CJP remarked. During the hearing of the case, Ayesha Ahad’s […]

PML-N reluctant to issue ticket to former interior minister Chaudry Nisar

By The Frontier Post | June 10, 2018

F.P.Report LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) will soon announce party candidate for provincial and National Assembly constituencies for the upcoming election 2018. The party had earlier stated candidates would be announced in two phases. However, a date for the second phase is yet to be announced. Ahead of the announcement, a party meeting is currently […]

Gilgit airport close down after district admin detained Air traffic controller

By The Frontier Post | June 10, 2018

F.P.Report ISLAMABAD: Gilgit airport was shut down on Sunday for flight operations after the only air traffic controller was detained by the district administration. The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) on Saturday issued a notification regarding the suspension in flight operations to Gilgit after air traffic controller, Yasir Iqbal, was briefly detained. Two men in civvies […]

Anger PTI workers protest continue for 2nd Day in Bani Gala

By The Frontier Post | June 10, 2018

F.P.Report ISLAMABAD: Anger Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf workers protest and sit-inn setting in front of Bani Gala the house of PTI chairman iImran Khan over the issue of tickets for the general election 2018. The party workers from PK-87 Bannu, PP-3 and PP-100 Jaranwala reached Bani Gala and staged a demonstration. The protested, which started on Saturday, […]

One minor boy died and more than 50 injured in monsoon rain

By The Frontier Post | June 10, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: A small boy was died while more than 50 people were injured in different parts on the country due to heavy rain on Sunday. Heavy rains occurred in Multan, Layyah, Vehari, Dera Ghazi Khan, Shorkot, Mian Chunnu, Mansehra, Dera Ismail Khan, Zhob, Koh-e-Suleman, and border areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan. A […]

CJP transferred Khadija case to Justice Khosa

By The Frontier Post | June 10, 2018

F.P.Report LAHORE:  Justice Asif Saeed Khosa will hear the appeal against Lahore High Court’s (LHC) acquittal of a man earlier convicted for brutally attacking law student Khadija Siddiqui with a knife. The decision came as Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Sunday headed a two-judge bench at the apex court’s Lahore Registry […]

Global

Pentagon ready to any action of N.Korea

By The Frontier Post | May 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: The Pentagon is ready to respond to any “provocative actions” from North Korea, an official said Thursday after President Donald Trump canceled a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. “We are in a boxer stance, we are ready to respond,” Lieutenant General Kenneth McKenzie, director of the US military’s Joint […]

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Venezuela’s Maduro sworn for second six-year term

By The Frontier Post | May 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk CARACAS: Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro was sworn in Thursday for a second term as president of the crisis-wracked Latin American country, just days after winning an election boycotted by the opposition and decried abroad. Maduro swore “to respect and enforce the Constitution and lead all revolutionary changes” in a ceremony before the Constituent Assembly, […]

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Trump cancels Singapore summit with North Korean leader Kim

By The Frontier Post | May 24, 2018

WASHINGTON (AFP): US President Donald Trump informed Kim Jong Un Thursday he is canceling their nuclear summit next month in Singapore, blaming “anger” and “hostility” from the North Korean regime for the collapse of the historic event. Trump and Kim had been due to hold high-stakes talks on June 12 aimed at ridding the reclusive […]

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China rejects India’s ‘reckless claims’ pertaining to Hafiz Saeed

By The Frontier Post | May 24, 2018

BEIJING (APP): India had spread rumors with the help of some Pakistani journalist today (Wednesday) that Chinese president Xi Jinping advised Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to relocate hafiz Saeed, who is a co-founder of Lashkar-e-Taiba and the chief of Jama at-ud-Da wah,into Western Asian countries during meeting. Reacting on this news, Chinese foreign […]

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Iran still implementing nuclear deal: IAEA

By The Frontier Post | May 24, 2018

VIENNA (AFP): Iran is still implementing the 2015 accord over its nuclear programme, just weeks after Washington ditched the accord, according to a report by the UN’s nuclear watchdog. The International Atomic Energy Agency report, seen by AFP Thursday, shows that Iran is abiding by the deal’s key restrictions on its nuclear facilities in return […]

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Rattled by bombings, Indonesia set to pass tough anti-terror laws

By The Frontier Post | May 24, 2018

JAKARTA (AFP): Indonesia’s parliament is expected to adopt tough anti-terrorism laws on Friday as it seeks to combat a surge in homegrown militancy days after the deadliest attacks since 2002 bombings on the tourist island of Bali. Revising a 2003 law became a top priority for the world’s biggest Muslim-majority after suicide bombings claimed by […]

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Pakistan

PTI government put tax burden on people against expectation : Siraj

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Ameer, Jamaat e Islami, , Senator Sirajul Haq, has said that the people were expecting relief from the PTI government but it had added to their difficulties by levying 178 billion taxes in the mini budget. Addressing a convention of the JI Youth Punjab at Mansoora, he said that if the government […]

Around 265 militants lay down arms in Quetta

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

F.P. Report QUETTA: Around 265 militants along with their commanders on Tuesday surrendered to the security forces in the Balochistan capital. Chief Minister Balochistan Jam Kamal, Commander Southern Command Lt. General Asim Saleem Bajwa were the chief guests of the ceremony held in the courtyard of the Balochistan Assembly. Inspector-General Balochistan, IG Frontier Corps and […]

CM KP directs for effective security measures during Muharam

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mehmood Khan has directed for taking effective measures to maintain peaceful atmosphere and harmony during the month of Muharam-ul-Haram. Talking to Inspector-General Police KP Salahuddin Khan Mehsud and Chief Secretary Naveed Kamran Baloch, the chief minister directed law enforcement agencies to be more vigilant during Muharram. He also […]

CTD apprehends five terrorists in Rawalpindi operation

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: At least five suspected terrorists were arrested in a major operation conducted by Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) in Rawalpindi on Tuesday. According to details, CTD also recovered suicide jackets and explosive material from the possession of the arrested suspects . The terrorists belong to a banned outfit and were shifted to undisclosed […]

Four persons electrocuted to death during school assembly in Mansehra

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

F.P. Report MANSEHRA: As many as four persons including a teacher and three students were electrocuted to death during morning school assembly when an iron pipe tangled with electricity wires on Tuesday. Police informed local media that the accident occurred during flag hoisting ceremony at school assembly. An iron pipe tangled with electrical wires resulting […]

Steps being taken to depoliticize Punjab police, says Buzdar

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar said steps were being taken to depoliticize the provincial police department and a commission for the purpose had been formed for the purpose. Corrupt practices in the department would be eliminated and public access to police officials would be made easy, he said while talking to media […]

Afghanistan

ANA chopper makes emergency landing

By The Frontier Post | February 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk KUNDUZ: A helicopter of the Afghan National Army (ANA) made emergency landing in Darqad district of Takhar province on Saturday. The ANA chopper made emergency landing due to technical failures in Basir Khel area in Darqad district at around 2:30 pm, Takhar governor’s spokesman Sunatullah Taimoor told Afghan Islamic Press (AIP). The aircraft […]

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Booming Pine Nut sector plagued by challenges

By The Frontier Post | February 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Businessmen in southern Paktia, Paktika and Khost provinces have called on government to help resolve challenges they have in exporting pine nuts. According to them, more than 40,000 tons of pine nuts were harvested this year but much of this was smuggled to Pakistan. A number of pine nut merchants said they […]

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Half-naked youth protests in Balkh over insecurity

By The Frontier Post | February 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: A youth in Mazar-e-Sharif, the capital of Balkh province, took to the streets on Saturday, half-naked, in protest against the rising insecurity and suicide attacks in the country. Naked from the waist up, Ahmad Khalid Bakhshi accused National Unity Government (NUG) leaders of negligence in terms of protecting the people of the […]

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Four die in explosion in Nangarhar

By The Frontier Post | February 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk NANGARHAR: At least four local cricket players were killed in an explosion on Friday evening in Bati Kot district of Nangarhar province, a local official said. The provincial governor’s spokesman Attaullah Khogyani confirmed the incident and said the explosion happened in Chardehi area of the district while a cricket match was underway between […]

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Afghan President supports Pashtun long march in Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | February 9, 2018

KABNUL (NNI): The Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani says he fully supports the Pashtun Long March in Pakistan as he expressed hopes that the movement will help in uprooting the terrorism from the region. “I fully support the historical Pashtun Long March in Pakistan. The main purpose of which is to mobilize citizens against fundamentalism […]

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Over 3,500 foreign soldiers killed in Afghan conflict

By The Frontier Post | February 9, 2018

KABNUL (Pajhwok): As many as 3,546 foreign forces have been killed in Afghanistan as US led coalitions war in Afghanistan already entered 17th year. Of the total killed foreign soldiers in Afghanistan, 2,408 are US service-member, 455 British and 158 Canadian troops had been leading in fatalities, according to icasualties website which has the account […]

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Business

Moody’s revises up Turkey’s growth forecasts

By The Frontier Post | February 28, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: The international credit rating agency, Moody’s, on Tuesday revised Turkey’s growth forecasts, projecting that it would go up from 3.2 percent to 4 percent in 2018 and from 3.3 percent to 3.5 percent in 2019. “We have raised our growth forecasts for Turkey to 4 percent in 2018 and 3.5 percent in […]

SECP organizes two sessions

By The Frontier Post | February 28, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) on Tuesday organized two sessions with the contributors under ease of doing business reforms agenda at Company Registration Offices in Lahore and Karachi. The purpose of these sessions was to engage with the contributors and end-users of the services being provided by the SECP […]

Turkey to export military vehicle remote control system

By The Frontier Post | February 28, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: A Turkish defense company, Best Grup, is set to export its military vehicle’s remote control systems to the US and the UAE in the near future, an executive of the company said. Ankara-based company’s deputy General Manager Ozgur Derebasi told Anadolu Agency on Tuesday that the company’s armored wheeled loader Tosun, used […]

Enhancing trade ties with Islamic countries urged

By The Frontier Post | February 28, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The Chairman Council of OIC Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry Haji Naseem ur Rehman stressed the need for enhancing bilateral economic ties and trade relations between brotherly Islamic countries. While chairing the first meeting of FPCCI OIC Council Haji Naseem ur Rehman said that soon in Pakistan Islamic trade […]

Ryanair to axe Glasgow airport base

By The Frontier Post | February 28, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): Ryanair is to close its base at Glasgow Airport, warning that 300 jobs could go as a result. The airline, which also operates out of Prestwick, Edinburgh and Aberdeen, will cut the number of routes out of Glasgow from 23 to just three. Chief commercial officer David O’Brien blamed the change on […]

Lending to eurozone firms picks up in January: ECB

By The Frontier Post | February 28, 2018

FRANKFURT AM MAIN (AFP/APP): The pace of growth in lending to eurozone businesses picked up in January, European Central Bank data showed Tuesday, in a welcome piece of news for the institution as it eyes an exit from its easy money policy. Credit to firms grew 3.4 percent year-on-year adjusting for some purely financial transactions, […]

Sports

Pele backs Brazil to win sixth World Cup

By The Frontier Post | January 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk RIO DE JANEIRO: Footballing legend Pele said that Brazil are favourites to win the World Cup in Russia, four years on from their humiliation on home soil. Five-time winners Brazil were thrashed 7-1 in the 2014 semi-finals by eventual champions Germany at the Maracana, but Pele, considered one of the best players of […]

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Shoaib Malik narrowly escapes head injury

By The Frontier Post | January 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk LAHORE: Pakistan cricket teams all rounder Shoaib Malik narrowly escaped head injury while trying to take a run as he was hit on his head with a wayward throw during the fourth one day international against New Zealand at Hamilton on Tuesday. Shoaib was assessed on field by match doctor and team physio. […]

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Mitchell Johnson pulls out of PSL 3

By The Frontier Post | January 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: Australian pacer Mitchel Johnson has pulled out of the upcoming edition of Pakistan Super League. Sources privy to the matter have confirmed to media that Johnson, who was picked by Karachi Kings, has informed the PSL management of his unavailability. “Mitchel has informed the PSL that he needs some rest before the […]

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U19 World Cup: Afridi stars as Pakistan humiliate Ireland

By The Frontier Post | January 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk WHANGAREI: Left-arm pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi decimated the Irish batting line-up and guided Pakistan to a comfortable nine-wicket win in the International Cricket Council (ICC) U19 World Cup Group D match in Whangarei on Tuesday. After deciding to bowl first in bowling friendly conditions, the Boys in Green remained on top and never […]

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Happy to be visiting Pakistan again, says Dutch Hockey Legend

By The Frontier Post | January 17, 2018

ISLAMABAD (APP): Former Netherlands penalty corner specialist Floris Jan Bovelander shared his excitement regarding coming back to Pakistan as part of World XI tour. “I am very happy to be back in Pakistan,” he said in a video statement shared by Pakistan Hockey Federation, private news channel reported. Bovelander can be seen in the video […]

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New Zealand comprehensively defeat Pakistan in 4th ODI

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk HAMILTON: New Zealand defeated Pakistan in the fourth ODI which was played at Hamilton on Tuesday and looking for a clean sweep after getting 4-0 leading the series. Pakistan put a improved batting show after giving 263 target for the opponent with the help of Fakhar Zaman, Harris Sohail, Sarfaraz Ahmed and Muhammad […]

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