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JIT found no documents proving Nawaz as owner of Al-Azizia Steel Mills, says Wajid Zia

By The Frontier Post | May 31, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Head of Panamagate Joint Investigation Team (JIT) and main witness of prosecution Wajid Zia has said that he did not found any evidence during investigation which can proved that former prime minister Sharif is the owner of Al-Azizia Steel Mills. This he said on Thursday during the hearing of Al-Azizia Steel Mills, […]

Asghar Khan case: CJP warn govt over lack of progress in case

By The Frontier Post | May 31, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has showed displeasure over the federal government for lack of progress in the Asghar Khan case. He remarked this after he resumed hearing the case on Thursday. CJP said that this is a serious matter and case but unfortunately the government is showing no […]

Interior ministry directs NADRA to block Musharraf’s CNIC

By The Frontier Post | May 31, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Interior Ministry has directed the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) on Thursday to block the Computerized National Identity Card (CNIC) of former president Pervez Musharaf. The private news channel reported that interior ministry has officially written a letter to NADRA over directives from the special court. The Special court gave […]

Apex court directs NAB courts to decide on NICL references within 10 days

By The Frontier Post | May 31, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: The Supreme Court ordered accountability courts to decide National Insurance Corporation Limited (NICL) the mega land corruption case within 10 days. Former NICL chairperson Ayaz Khan Niazi, Mohsin Habib Warraich, and then commerce minister (late) Makhdoom Amin Fahim, and several others were accused mega corruption case and in the purchase of official […]

Khursheed Shah slams Balochistan Assembly resolution seeking delay in polls

By The Frontier Post | May 31, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Opposition Leader in National Assembly (NA) Khursheed Shah has criticized Balochistan Assembly for passing approving resolution, presented by Sarfaraz Bugti seeking one-month delayed in general elections 2018. Khursheed Shah said this on Thursday, Shah said that the elections should not be delayed and adding that Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) will not accept […]

Pakistan, China, Afghanistan agree to strengthen alliance against terrorism

By The Frontier Post | May 31, 2018

F.P. Report BEIJING: Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said that Pakistan, China, and Afghanistan agreed to strengthen their relation and alliance in fighting terrorism in the better interest of the region. The Chinese foreign ministry issued a statement on Wednesday on its website. According to the statement, Chinese vice Foreign Minister Kong Xuan You, […]

Global

Russia backs off Syria S-300 missile supplies after Netanyahu visit

By The Frontier Post | May 12, 2018

MOSCOW (Reuters): Russia is not in talks with the Syrian regime about supplying advanced S-300 ground-to-air missiles and does not think they are needed, the Izvestia daily cited a top Kremlin aide as saying on Friday, in an apparent U-turn by Moscow. The comments, by Vladimir Kozhin, an aide to President Vladimir Putin who oversees […]

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Putin, Merkel discuss Iran nuclear deal

By The Frontier Post | May 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed over the phone the U.S. decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal, the Kremlin said on Friday. The two leaders stressed the need to save the deal, said a statement published on the Kremlin’s official website. “The situation around the Joint […]

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Israel army provides maps of Iran sites struck in Syria

By The Frontier Post | May 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk JERUSALEM: The Israeli army on Friday published photographs and maps of what it said were the “Iranian targets” it attacked earlier this week in Syria. In a tweet, Israeli army spokesman Avichdai Adraee posted maps showing four targeted sites allegedly linked to Iranian intelligence in Syria’s southern Tel al-Qulayb, Tal Ghurba, Tel Miqdad […]

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‘Suicide attacks violate Islamic principles,’ scholars tell Taliban

By The Frontier Post | May 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk JAKARTA: Muslim scholars from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Indonesia issued an edict on Friday saying that violent extremism and terrorism, including suicide attacks, are against Islamic principles, in an effort to convince the Taliban to end its violence. Seventy prominent Muslim scholars from the three countries issued the fatwa at a conference in Indonesia […]

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Iran turns to diplomacy amid high regional tensions

By The Frontier Post | May 11, 2018

TEHRAN (AFP): Iran’s foreign minister will embark on a diplomatic tour to try to salvage the nuclear deal amid high tensions following the US withdrawal and global fears over reports of unprecedented clashes with Israel in Syria. Mohammad Javad Zarif will leave late Saturday for visits to Beijing, Moscow and Brussels, a spokesman said Friday, […]

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At least one hurt in school shooting near Los Angeles: report

By The Frontier Post | May 11, 2018

WASHINGTON (AFP): At least one person was wounded after a shooting at a school near Los Angeles on Friday, local media reported. The shooting was reported at Highland High School in the town of Palmdale, 40 miles north of downtown Los Angeles, CBS Los Angeles said. It said authorities had said at least one person […]

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Pakistan

Pakistan lodges protest with India over ceasefire violations

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan again summoned the Acting Indian Deputy High Commissioner Tuesday to condemn and lodge a strong protest against the killing of a civilian, the second in a week and raising the toll this year to 33. The latest incident occurred on September 10, when Guftar Hussain was martyred along the Line of […]

Ahad Cheema judicial remand extended till 25th

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: An accountability court on Tuesday extended judicial remand of Lahore Development Authority’s former director general Ahad Cheema and others till September 25  in Ashiana-i-Iqbal housing scam. Earlier, the jail officials produced the accused Ahad Cheema, Bismillah Engineering’s proprietor Shahid Shafiq Faridi, former chief executive officer of Punjab Land Development Company Imtiaz Haider, […]

Govt to ensure FIA’s capacity building to improve its performance: Shehryar Afridi

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Interior Shehryar Afridi has vowed to ensure capacity building of the Federal Investigation Agency’s (FIA) officers and officials to improve its performance. The Agency, dedicated to deal with cases relating to corruption, human trafficking, smuggling, economic and cyber crime etc, he said,would be equipped with modern and innovative […]

Completion of CPEC project is top priority of Pak-China: NA Speaker

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: A detailed meeting regarding China- Pak Economic Corridor (CPEC) was held under the Chairmanship of Speaker National Assembly Asad Qasider here in the Parliament House, on Tuesday. The meeting was attended by Mr. Pervez Khattak, Minister for Defence, Mr. Muhammad Qasim Khan Suri, Deputy Speaker National Assembly, Mr. Khusro Bukhtiar, Minister of […]

Tax not being deducted on recharging of mobile credit less than Rs 500, SC told

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan was informed on Tuesday that no tax is being deducted on recharging of mobile cards of less than Rs 500. Attorney General of Pakistan Anwar Mansoor made this statement during the court hearing today. Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar asked the attorney general about legislation to do […]

Police take stringent security measures for Muharram-ul-Haram

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police has taken stringent measures to ensure foolproof security arrangements for peaceful observance of upcoming Muharramul Haram. Police have declared five districts including Kohat, Hangu, DIKhan, Tank and Peshawar, the most sensitive while Mardan, Abbottabad, Haripur and Mansehra have been put in sensitive category. There are a total of 266 […]

Afghanistan

District intelligence officer killed

By The Frontier Post | January 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk HERAT: Taliban killed two officers of National Directorate of Security (NDS) after an attack in western Farah province, police said Wednesday. The Taliban gunmen opened fire on two security officers in Karez Sheikhha area of Farah city, killing both of them, Iqbal Baher, spokesman of Farah police. He identified the slain security officers […]

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Afghan President orders full probes into weekend assault

By The Frontier Post | January 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Findings of a preliminary investigation into the attack on a luxury hotel at the weekend were presented to President Ashraf Ghani on Wednesday. The Taliban claimed the assault on the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul. The Public Health Ministry says 22 people were killed, including 13 foreigners. At least a dozen others were […]

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Two killed, 12 injured in Save The Children attack

By The Frontier Post | January 24, 2018

   Monitoring Desk NAGARHAR: Attaullah Khogyani, spokesman of the Nangarhar Governor, has confirmed that two people including one security member and one civilian was killed and 12 other were injured after the gunmen stormed the  Save The Children offices in Jalalabad in Nangarhar.  Khoghyani added that gunmen attacked the non government organization around 9am in […]

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Kabul security plan for Wolesi Jirga polls finalized

By The Frontier Post | January 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Kabul’s 111th Division Commander Maj. Gen. Abdul Naseer Ziae on Tuesday said security arrangements for the Wolesi Jirga elections have been finalized in central capital Kabul. Ziae told reporters here that arrangements for the parliamentary and district council elections and Kabul security had been made as part of “Operation Nusrat.” He said […]

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11b afs saved in mega projects last year: NPC

By The Frontier Post | January 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The NPC has evaluated 800 projects and prevented possible waste of 11 billion afghanis, the Presidential Palace said on Tuesday. The NPC presented a report for the last fiscal year to President Ashraf Ghani at a meeting. Afghanistan’s fiscal year begins on December 22. The NPC reviewed as many as 800 projects […]

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12 villages cut off as Taliban dynamite bridge

By The Frontier Post | January 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk KUNDUZ CITY: The Taliban have blown up a major bridge disconnecting 12 villages from the Imam Sahib district center in Kunduz province, local residents and officials said on Tuesday. The residents complained about a sudden price hike after the Begum Joy bridge’s destruction that followed a military operation in the troubled district. Arbab […]

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Business

Yayvo festival starts on 15th

By The Frontier Post | February 9, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Yayvo.com, Pakistan’s leading e-commerce platform is all set to launch ‘Yayvo Cricket Festival’ starting from February 15, 2018. This was communicated at a press conference held at a local hotel in Karachi. The press conference was arranged to announce the launch of the month-long cricket Yayvo Cricket Festival and Yayvo.com’s exclusive partnership […]

Export of leather manufacturers rises 1.82%

By The Frontier Post | February 9, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Exports of leather manufacturers from the country during first half of fiscal year 2017-18 witnessed an increase of 1.82 per cent as compared to same period of the preceding year. The exports during the period under review increased to $265.059 million as compared to the exports of $260.33 million during July-December 2016-17. […]

Aitemaad Islamic Banking opened

By The Frontier Post | February 9, 2018

F.P. Report GHALANAI, Mohmand Agency: President and CEO National Bank of Pakistan, Saeed Ahmad inaugurated National Bank of Pakistan’s (NBP) Aitemaad Islamic banking branch in Ghalanai, Mohmand Agency. With this move, the bank aims to provide financing facilities to the community based on Islamic modes to strengthen the financial stability in the violence-affected region. This […]

Turkey puts 2nd floating LNG unit into operation

By The Frontier Post | February 9, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Turkey began operations of its second floating liquefied natural gas unit (FSRU) with 20 million cubic meters of send-out capacity per day, Turkey’s Energy and Natural Resources Minister Berat Albayrak announced late Wednesday. The FSRU docked at a port in Dortyol, Hatay – a province in the Mediterranean region. The country aims […]

Australia exploring avenues for women entrepreneurship

By The Frontier Post | February 8, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) Wednesday organized a session titled “Coffee morning” for creating awareness, discussing issues and an interactive question and hour session on women economic empowerment. Australian High Commissioner to Pakistan, Margaret Adamson,who was the chief guest on the occasion, said the Australian government supported Pak­istan’s efforts […]

PMEX index closes at 3,273 points

By The Frontier Post | February 8, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan Mercantile Exchange Ltd’s commodity index on Tuesday closed at 3,273 points, with traded value of metals, energy and COTS/FX recorded at Rs 8.738 billion and the number of lots traded was 13,182. Major business was contributed by gold amounting to Rs 3.164 billion, followed by DJ Rs 1.815 billion, currencies through […]

Sports

Pakistan has right to play series against India: Najam Sethi

By The Frontier Post | December 24, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Chairman PCB Najam Sethi has said that playing a series against India is Pakistan’s right and it is not fair to say that Pakistan is begging to play with India. Talking to media in Karachi, the chairman PCB said that if India didn’t want to play against Pakistan then they shouldn’t have […]

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WAPDA wins 50th National Volleyball Championship

By The Frontier Post | December 24, 2017

LAHORE (APP): While successfully defending their title, Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) won 50th National Men’s Volleyball Championship held at POF Sports Complex Wah Cantt. WAPDA defeated Navy 3-1 in the final of the Championship. With this tremendous performance in the National Volleyball Championship, WAPDA managed to win the Men’s title for 3rd […]

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Pakistan to win ODI series in New Zealand: Muhammad Hafeez

By The Frontier Post | December 24, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Senior player of Pakistan Cricket Team, Muhammad Hafeez has said that after winning Champion Trophy this year, green team are in very good and positive frame of time and it will really help us in defeating the New Zealand team in the five match ODI series. The five match ODI series will […]

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Azhar Ali hopeful to perform well against New Zealand

By The Frontier Post | December 24, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan’s opening batsman, Azhar Ali has said that he is hopeful that Pakistan will perform well in the five-match ODI series against New Zealand next month. Azali Ali was talking to media persons at Karachi after he announced in Pakistan’s 15-member team on Saturday as he passed the fitness test. Ali said […]

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Imad Wasim dropped as PCB announces ODI squad for NZ tour

By The Frontier Post | December 24, 2017

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: All-rounder Imad Wasim has been dropped while former captain Azhar Ali made a comeback as Pakistan announced a 15-member squad for the five-match series against New Zealand. Junaid Khan was also not included in Pakistan’s squad and was replaced by Amir Yamin in the team. “Imad Wasim was again feeling discomfort in […]

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Nadal pulls out of season opener in Abu Dhabi

By The Frontier Post | December 24, 2017

Monitoring Desk MADRID: World number one Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from his planned season opener at an exhibition event in Abu Dhabi due to lingering fitness concerns just three weeks ahead of the Australian Open. Nadal, 31, was forced to pull out of the 2017 season-ending ATP Masters last month due to a knee injury […]

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