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Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui hits out at CJP Justice Saqib Nisar

By The Frontier Post | June 29, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court (IHC) Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui said on Friday that the Supreme Court chief justice has no right to insult judges in open court. Siddiqui, who is facing a misconduct reference in the Supreme Judicial Council, was referring to a controversial incident involving Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar […]

ECP extends polling time to ensure maximum participation

By The Frontier Post | June 29, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Friday extended polling time by an hour for the upcoming general elections. In a notification issued on Friday, the ECP said voting would start at 8 am and end at 6 pm. The decision was taken by the electoral body to ensure maximum participation by […]

PTI demands dismissal of Governor Punjab Rafique Rajwana

By The Frontier Post | June 29, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Babar Awan on Friday penned a letter to Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) demanding the dismissal of Governor Punjab Rafique Rajwana. The letter says that Election Commission of Pakistan is responsible to held independent, neutral and transparent elections under the constitution. Governor Punjab and his family has strong links […]

MQM, PTI contenders confronted by fury voters in Karachi

By The Frontier Post | June 29, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Candidates of the Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui-led Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan (MQM-P) and Imran Khan-led Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf were confronted by angered voters here on Friday. The first incident occurred when people surrounded leader of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM-P) Dr Farooq Sattar outside a mosque in New Memon Bolton market where he had […]

Punjab Power company case: NAB summons PML-N president Shahbaz Sharif on July 5

By The Frontier Post | June 29, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: President Pakistan Muslsim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and former Chief Minister of Punjab, Shahbaz Sharif was summoned by National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Friday in Punjab Power Company case on July 5. NAB has directed Shahbaz to bring all the record of the company while appearing on July 5. Similarly, Shahbaz Sharif will also […]

Contempt case: Ahsan Iqbal submits unconditional apology before LHC

By The Frontier Post | June 29, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and former interior minister Ahsan Iqbal has submitted an unconditional apology in Lahore High Court (LHC) in contempt of court case on Friday. During the hearing of the case, Justice Mazahir Ali Akbar Naqvi remarked that written reply does not bear those apology words which should have been […]

Global

Israeli PM’s wife indicted on fraud charges

By The Frontier Post | June 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk JERUSALEM: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife, Sara, has been indicted for fraud for allegedly using public funds to pay for expensive restaurant meals, Israeli media reported on Thursday. According to Israeli daily The Jerusalem Post, Israeli Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit has formally charged Sara Netanyahu with fraud — under aggravated circumstances — and […]

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Washington will support the negotiation between Taliban and Afghan Government: Alice Wells

By The Frontier Post | June 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Ambassador Alice Wells, the senior bureau official for South and Central Asian Affairs, has said the United States government will support the  direct negotiations between the Afghan government and the Taliban. In an official testimony before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Wednesday, Ambassador Wells said “Our desired outcomes for any peace […]

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Canada PM: ‘What’s going on in the US is wrong’

By The Frontier Post | June 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk TRENTON: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau added his criticism Wednesday to the global outcry condemning the U.S. policy of separating undocumented children from their parents. On his way to Parliament in the capital city of Ottawa, Trudeau did an impromptu session with reporters and left no doubt where he stood on the issue […]

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Merkel seeks refugee deal with EU partners

By The Frontier Post | June 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk BERLIN: The leaders of Germany and seven other EU member states will gather in Brussels on Sunday for an informal summit on the refugee crisis, officials said on Wednesday. “Upon the invitation of European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, Chancellor Angela Merkel will travel to Brussels on Sunday and take part at the informal […]

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Nuclear-capable US F-16 taking part in NATO’s drills

By The Frontier Post | June 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk PRAGUE: US military aircraft and Czech fighters and helicopters are coming together for NATO’s first military drill in the Czech Republic in almost a decade. Six US F-16 fighter jets and a pair of KC-135 Stratotankers have arrived in the Czech Republic for participation in NATO’s Sky Avenger 2018 binational military exercise kicking […]

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Trump UK visit under fire over caged immigrant kids

By The Frontier Post | June 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: A planned state visit to Britain by U.S. President Donald Trump came under fire at parliament once more Wednesday after images surfaced of children kept in cages by U.S. immigration services. The pictures of children in cages in the U.S. are “deeply disturbing,” said Prime Minister Theresa May. May’s comments came during […]

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Pakistan

Tree plantation inevitable to control global warming: Ghani

By The Frontier Post | October 4, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Speaker Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly Mushat Ahmed Ghani Wednesday said that tree plantation was inevitable in the wake of global warming owing to rapid deforestation and environmental pollution. Addressing participants of 2nd phase of tree plantation drive at City University here organized by The Triumphant Organization here, he said that rapid deforestation during […]

CM directs TEVTA for comprehensive training plan

By The Frontier Post | October 4, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtukhwa Mahmood Khan has directed for realistic strategy to put on ground the recommendations for the 100 days plan in the province. He further directed for forms in the civil services by the task force adding that check and balance is necessary for good governance and the public servants […]

Non-iodized salt being supplied to remote hilly villages in Dir

By The Frontier Post | October 4, 2018

F. P Report TIMERGARA: The salt factories in Lower Dir supply salt to far flung and remote hilly areas without iodizing it that poses serious threats to newborn with iodine deficiency. This was stated by Said Hameed, the zonal manager Salt Iodization Programme Lower Dir while talking to this reporter here. He said the Iodine […]

Dist Govt presents Rs9.21b fiscal budget

By The Frontier Post | October 4, 2018

F.P. Report MANSEHRA: District Council Mansehra on Wednesday presented 9.21 billion rupees fiscal budget for the year 2018-19 and revised fiscal budget of 8.46 billion rupees for the year 2017-18. The budget session for the discussion and approval of the fiscal budget would be held on October 5 where no other agenda item would be […]

BISP join hands with DSWS

By The Frontier Post | October 4, 2018

F.P. Report Islamabad: BISP signed MoU with Dar Ul Sukun Welfare Society (DSWS), a registered non-profit organization to jointly work for disability rehabilitation, intellectual disabilities, older socially displaced children, education and skill development sector. The MoU was signed by DG Complimentary Initiative Sajid Baloch and Morris Khurshid  General Manager, DSWS, witnessed by Secretary BISP Omar […]

Shahbaz makes Fazl convenor of joint opposition

By The Frontier Post | October 3, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The JUI-F Chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman on Wednesday held meeting with opposition leader in National Assembly Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif. While appointing JUI-F Chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman as convenor of opposition alliance, PML-N leader has requested to immediately call combine opposition meeting. Sources stated that Shahbaz Sharif advised JUI-F Chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman […]

Afghanistan

Atmar, Crown Prince discuss support of IMA

By The Frontier Post | February 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Afghan National Security Advisor Muhammad Hanif Atmar and Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud discussed the importance of the support of Islamic Military Alliance (IMA) with Afghanistan for the war on terror. The meeting between Muhammad Hanif Atmar and Mohammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud […]

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12 Taliban perish in US airstrike

By The Frontier Post | February 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk TARINKOT CITY: At least twelve Taliban insurgents were killed in an airstrike conducted by the US forces in southern Uruzgan province of Afghanistan. According to the local security officials, the airstrike was carried out late on Wednesday night in the outskirts of Tarinkot city, the provincial capital of Uruzgan. A security source involved […]

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UN hails Afghanistan’s new penal code

By The Frontier Post | February 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) on Thursday welcomed the coming into force of Afghanistan’s new penal code and asked for a strong protection framework for women against violence. Together with international partners and experts from UN agencies, UNAMA supported Afghan authorities in drafting the code, a statement from UNAMA received […]

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Kabul’s new security plan irks residents

By The Frontier Post | February 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The recent increase in security checkpoints and blockades on numerous roads under the new security plan of Kabul city has multiplied the problems of the people. The residents of the Afghan capital, especially those living in the central parts of the city, complained that they are facing huge problems while traveling in […]

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Contract signed for completion of Lala residential apartments

By The Frontier Post | February 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: A contract was signed for the resumption of the construction work of hundreds of apartments in Lala residential complex. According to the Ministry of Urban Development and Housing (MUDH), the contract was signed by the Minister of Urban Development and Housing Syed Sadat Mansoor Naderi, Minister of Finance Iklil Hakimi, and Attorney […]

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Afghanistan declared 4th most corrupt country

By The Frontier Post | February 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Afghanistan has been ranked as the 4th most corrupt country around the world, a global anti-graft coalition said on Thursday. In its latest annual report, the Transparency International said Afghanistan trailed only Syria, South Sudan and Somalia. Most of countries were making little or no progress in ending corruption, according to the […]

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Business

ABPL appoints Shuja as new CEO

By The Frontier Post | March 7, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The Chairman and Board of Directors of Al Baraka Bank (Pakistan) Ltd. (ABPL) appoint Ahmed Shuja Kidwai as ‘Chief Executive Officer’ of the Bank. Kidwai is a seasoned banker with over 40 years of diversified experience in local as well as international markets. His association with Al Baraka goes back to 1996 […]

Industry asked to upgrade itself for CPEC partnerships

By The Frontier Post | March 6, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Syed Kaukab Mohyuddin, Chairman, State Engineering Corporation (SEC), visited Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry along with his team and urged that the local industry should focus on its up-gradation to establish effective joint ventures and partnerships in CPEC with Chinese counterparts. He said the industry in world had adopted 5th generation […]

UK car sales slide for 11 month

By The Frontier Post | March 6, 2018

LONDON (AFP/APP): Sales of new cars in Britain fell in February for the eleventh month in a row, as demand for diesel vehicles collapsed by almost a quarter, industry data showed Monday. New registrations for vehicles sank 2.8 percent year-on-year last month to 80,805 cars, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders said in a […]

S.A recalls meat products after listeria outbreak

By The Frontier Post | March 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk JOHANNESBURG: Major supermarket in South Africa have started removing meat products from their shelves believed to be processed at factories contaminated with Listeria, which has killed 180 people since 2017. “We are removing products from our stores that may be linked to the Listeriosis outbreak,” Pick n Pay, one of the largest chain […]

BankIslami, AL-HAJ FAW Motors extend agreement

By The Frontier Post | March 6, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: BankIslami Pakistan Limited and AL-HAJ FAW Motors Private Limited have extended their agreement for the year 2018. With the successful completion of two years of Alliance, both BankIslami and Al-Haj FAW have re-affirmed to mutually serve the Automobile Industry of Pakistan. The agreement was signed by Mr. Yasser Abbas, Head- Islami Auto […]

Nikon DSLR camera’s online store goes live

By The Frontier Post | March 6, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Nikon Pakistan powered by Camtronx – The Exclusive Distributor of Nikon, has set another milestone with the launch of its first Online Shopping Store “www.nikon.com.pk”, in Pakistan. The store has gone live with a boom. The launch of the store has offered some super amazement for the Nikon customers, as first 25 […]

Sports

Shadia first Arab woman to join WWE

By The Frontier Post | January 31, 2018

Monitoring Desk ORLANDO: An Arab woman is all set to shatter stereotypes. Shadia Bseiso has become the first Arab woman to sign with the American entertainment company – World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). Bseiso, a professional martial arts athlete, is now training intensely prior to her appearance in the wrestling ring, according to CNN. With the […]

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200 female students take part in Judo championship

By The Frontier Post | January 31, 2018

Monitoring Desk QUETTA: Quetta is hosting a three-day National Judo Karate Championship which is being dominated by an overwhelming presence of female competitors from all around Pakistan. Organised at the Sardar Bahadur Khan’s Women University, the participants from twenty different universities of Pakistan took part in the championship. The championship kicked off with matches that […]

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U-19 WC: India qualify for final after crushing Pakistan in semi final

By The Frontier Post | January 30, 2018

Monitoring Desk CHRISTCHURCH: Pakistan faced a humiliating defeat in the semi final of Under-19 World Cup at the hand of India on Tuesday at Christchurch. India set a challenging target of 273 for the green with the help of Gill 102* in the 50 overs. In reply Pakistan was not looking to achieve the target […]

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Players returned in worse shape after time off: Mickey

By The Frontier Post | January 30, 2018

Monitoring Desk LAHORE: Pakistan’s players returned to national duty in New Zealand in worse shape after a five-week break, according to coach Mickey Arthur. Maintaining high fitness standards for Pakistan’s cricketers has been a particular challenge for Arthur, and on a tough tour in which Pakistan were blown away 5-0 in the ODIs before bouncing […]

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Ronda Rousey is the WWE’s newest superstar

By The Frontier Post | January 30, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: The rumors were true. Ronda Rousey is now officially a WWE superstar. The former Olympic bronze medalist and first-ever UFC women’s bantamweight champion made a last-gasp appearance at the WWE’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view event in Philadelphia on Sunday night. And while she didn’t utter a word, or take part in a […]

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Neville: England women’s boss denies he is sexist

By The Frontier Post | January 30, 2018

Monitoring Desk LODON: Phil Neville denied he is sexist and said he has huge respect for women in his first media appearance after being appointed England women’s head coach. Last week he apologised a day into the job for past tweets about women. “I had to apologise – I didn’t like the words used,” Neville […]

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