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NAB has constitutional power to summon anyone: Shehbaz Sharif

By The Frontier Post | May 26, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif has said that National Accountability Bureau (NAB) is a constitutional institution and it has the power to summon anyone to appear before it in any case. Chief Minister (CM) Punjab Shehbaz Sharif said this while addressing the inauguration ceremony of Tayyab Erdogan Hospital’s expansion plan […]

National consensus must for creation of new provinces, says PM Abbasi

By The Frontier Post | May 26, 2018

F.P. Report SHUJABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Saturday that said we should not use the slogan of new provinces only for the political benefits and adding that a national dialogue must be held to evolve consensus for new province. PM Abbasi said this while addressing a public gathering on Saturday after inaugurating Multan-Shujabad […]

KP govt, opposition finalizes Manzoor Afridi name for caretaker CM of KP

By The Frontier Post | May 26, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Opposition in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has finalized Manzoor Afridi name for the caretaker CM. According to reports, CM Pervez Khattak and opposition leader Maulana Lutf-ur-Rehman have decided to make Manzoor Afridi as caretaker CM after reaching a consensus in the third round of meeting. Manzoor Afridi is […]

Paragon Housing scam: NAB again summons Saad Rafique, Salman Rafique

By The Frontier Post | May 26, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Federal Minister for Railways, Khawaja Saad Rafique and his younger brother, Punjab Health Minister Khawaja Salman Rafique was once again summoned by National Accountability Bureau on Saturday. NAB directed elder brother Saad Rafique to appear before the NAB on June 21, whereas Salman has been asked to appear the following day. NAB […]

Occupied Indian forces martyr five Kashmiri youth in Kupwara

By The Frontier Post | May 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk SRINAGAR: The occupied Indian forces continued its atrocities on the innocent people and martyred four more Kashmiri youth on Saturday in Kupwara district of occupied Kashmir. According to Kashmir Media Service report, the Indian troops martyred the five youth during a military operation in Tangdhar area of Kupwara district. Earlier this month, 10 […]

Parliamentary committee for the caretaker PM will be formed after request: Ayaz Sadiq

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2018

F.P.Report ISLAMABAD: Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has said that a parliamentary committee will be formed after the request of Prime Minister or Opposition leader for the name of caretaker PM. In an informal chat with media the speaker Ayaz Sadiq said that he had not received requests from Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi […]

Global

Turkey says it will retaliate if US halts weapons sales

By The Frontier Post | May 6, 2018

ANKARA (Reuters): Turkey will retaliate if the United States enacts a proposed law that would halt weapons sales to the country, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Sunday. Lawmakers in the US House of Representatives released details on Friday of a $717 billion annual defence policy bill, including a measure to temporarily halt weapons sales […]

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Six more youth martyred by Indian forces in IOK

By The Frontier Post | May 6, 2018

SRINAGAR (AFP): Six more youth were martyred on Sunday in an ongoing act of state terrorism by the Indian troops in Badigam area of Shopian district in Indian Occupied Kashmir, bringing the death toll to 10 during the past 24 hours, reported Kashmir Media Service. The youth were killed by the troops during a cordon […]

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Saudi detains Turkish army attaché to Kuwait: reports

By The Frontier Post | May 6, 2018

DUBAI (AFP): Saudi authorities have detained the Turkish military attache to Kuwait for his suspected involvement in a foiled coup against the rule of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, local media reported on Monday. The attache, identified as Mikail Gullu, was arrested at an airport in the eastern Saudi city of Dammam as he attempted to […]

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Lebanese vote in first general election in nine years

By The Frontier Post | May 6, 2018

BEIRUT (Reuters): Voting began on Sunday in Lebanon’s first general election for nine years, an event seen as unlikely to upset the overall balance of power but important for economic stability. Television broadcasts showed people queuing at polling stations across the tiny Mediterranean country to cast their votes under new electoral rules. Cars and mopeds […]

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Rouhani says plans in place for any Trump decision on nuclear deal

By The Frontier Post | May 6, 2018

DUBAI (AFP): President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday Iran had plans to respond to any move by U.S. President Donald Trump on the 2015 nuclear agreement and the United States would regret a decision to exit the accord. Trump has said unless European allies rectify ‘flaws’ in Tehran’s nuclear agreement with world powers by May […]

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Seven Indian engineers kidnapped in Afghanistan: police

By The Frontier Post | May 6, 2018

KABUL (Reuters): Seven Indian engineers and an Afghan national working for a power plant in northern Baghlan province of Afghanistan were kidnapped on Sunday, officials said. Zabihullah Shuja, spokesman for Baghlan police, said the engineers were travelling to a government-run power station in a minibus when unknown gunmen abducted them and their Afghan driver. Two […]

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Pakistan

Pakistan Navy reminds of glorious Operation Somnath against India

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The Navy Day is reminiscent of a glorious chapter in our nation’s history when unmatched courage and unwavering commitment of men in whites quashed the pipe dreams and misplaced ambitions of our adversary, said Chief of the naval Staff, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi. In his message regarding the occasion Abbasi said that […]

Army will continue to take care of families of martyrs: COAS

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa said on Friday that the army will continue to take care of the families of martyrs, an Inter-Services Public Relations press statement said. The COAS spent a day with families of Army martyrs and Ghazis at Army Auditorium GHQ Rawalpindi, said the ISPR. […]

Corps Commander Lt Gen Amir Riaz calls on CM Buzdar

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2018

LAHORE (APP): Lahore Corps Commander Lt-Gen Amir Riaz met Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar at his office on Friday. During the meeting, different matters of mutual interest and professional activities of Pakistan Army came under discussion. The chief minister paid tributes to the armed forces on the display of national unity and cohesion during the […]

Govt places 3-day ban on pillion-riding in Sindh for Muharram

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The Sindh government on Friday banned pillion-ridding across the province for three days as part of its measures to provide foolproof security to Muharram processions and gatherings. According to a notification put out by the provincial home department, a ban on pillion-riding will commence on the eighth of Muharram-ul-Harram and end on […]

ECP rejects Fazl’s accusations regarding rigged polls

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan on Friday while rejecting the allegations of Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Fazlur Rehman maintained that the General Elections 2018 were fair, transparent and impartial. “Accusations lacking evidence is deplorable and contrary to the facts. Not respecting the mandate of public without any justification is against the rules […]

NAB seizes properties worth billions as it probes Punjab companies scam

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has seized the property of Ikram Naveed, the alleged frontman of Imran Ali Yousuf, as part of its investigation into the Punjab companies scandal. The anti-graft watchdog has seized Rs100 billion worth of properties, including three shops. It said Naveed allegedly paid Rs13 billion to Yousuf, the […]

Afghanistan

Five Taliban fighters killed in Baghlan Operation

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk BAGHLAN: The local officials of Baghlan claimed that five Taliban fighters were killed and seven others were injured in ongoing operations in Baghlan province. Provincial Police Chief, Ikramuddin Sare told local Afghan media outlet that the operation namely “Alburz 22” was launched on Monday in Baba Nazar and Khalazi area of Dand-e-Shahabuddin area […]

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MPs reject Ghani’s decree on public protests, strikes

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Wolesi Jirga or lower house of Parliament on Monday rejected a presidential legislative decree on protest gatherings and strikes calling it against the law. Fawzia Kofi, who heads the lower house panel on human and women’s rights, dubbed the presidential decree as against the Constitution during Monday’s session. She argued the […]

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Six ANA soldiers die in Faryab

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk SHEBERGHAN: Six Afghan National Army troops were killed in a Taliban attack in Qaisar district in Faryab province. According to a press release issued by Faryab media office, Taliban attacked an ANA checkpoint in Qaisar district. Six ANA troops were killed while two more were held alive by the Taliban, the press release […]

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$20m for Paktia dam approved

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk GARDEZ: Official in southeastern Paktia province say a power dam would be constructed at a cost of $20 million in Ahmadkhel district. Governor Shamim Khan Katawazai said during a visit to the district about $20 million had been allocated for Narai Khwlai power dam. Katawazaid added the dam would irrigate most of farmlands […]

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UNSC delegation calls on President

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: A delegation of United Nations Security Council called on President Muhammad Ashraf Ghani. The UNSC delegation led by Kazakhstan Ambassador Kairat Umarov in UN held detailed discussion on Afghanistan and regional situation with the Afghan president. Besides regional and Afghanistan security situation, the meeting also discussed regional cooperation, terrorism, administrative corruption in […]

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Population of Nimroz drug addicts reaches 13,000

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk ZARANJ: Officials in southwestern Nimroz province say the population of drug addicts has jumped from 11,000 to 13,000 in a span of one year in the province—with most of them returning from neighboring countries. Figures obtained by Afghan media outletshow the number of drug addicts hovered between 10000 and 11000 last year against […]

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Business

Commerce minister inaugurates leather show

By The Frontier Post | January 29, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: The Federal Minister of Commerce – Mr. Mohammad Pervaiz Malik inaugurated the 2nd largest event of Southeast Asia ‘Pakistan Mega Leather Show 2018’ (PMLS18) on 28th January, 2018. The Ambassador for Italy – His Excellency, Dr. Stefano Pontecorvo, specially participated in this grand event and interacted with entrepreneurs, businessmen and buyer from […]

Ikea founder Ingvar Kamprad dies in Sweden at 91

By The Frontier Post | January 29, 2018

LONDON (BBC): The Swedish founder of the Ikea furniture chain, Ingvar Kamprad, has died at the age of 91, the company has announced. Mr Kamprad – who pioneered flat-pack furniture – died at his home in Småland, Ikea confirmed in a statement. The company said that Mr Kamprad was “one of the greatest entrepreneurs of […]

Pakistan’s economic indicators on upward trend: Ahsan

By The Frontier Post | January 28, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Federal Minister for Interior, Planning, Development and Reforms Ahsan Iqbal says due to effective government measures against terrorism peace has returned to the country. He was addressing Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Lahore Saturday. He said Pakistan was the worst victim of terrorism in 2013 and as most of the businessmen […]

ICCI for separate amnesty schemes

By The Frontier Post | January 28, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry has lauded the announcement of Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi that government intended to offer an amnesty scheme for foreign Pakistanis to enable them to declare their hidden foreign assets and  bring back foreign exchange into the country. However, ICCI stressed that government should offer separate […]

Trade bodies, FBR discuss budget proposals

By The Frontier Post | January 28, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Office-bearers and representatives of various trade associations met Federal Minister for Revenue, Haroon Akhtar Khan here at FBR House to discuss with him various proposals aimed at further facilitating the business community and boosting government revenues. Those who met the Minister included office-bearers and representatives from the Pakistan Tyres and Tubes Manufacturers […]

China’s smart phone growth on the decline

By The Frontier Post | January 28, 2018

BEIJING (BBC): China’s smartphone market has fallen for the first time, with annual shipments down by 4% in 2017, according to data from research firm Canalys. The decline ends eight years’ growth in the world’s largest mobile phone market. Smartphone brands Huawei, Oppo and Vivo continue to dominate the Chinese handset market. Despite the overall […]

Sports

West Indies struggling in Hamilton Test against New Zealand

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2017

Monitoring Desk HAMILTON: West Indies team is in trouble after they lost second wicket at the end of the third day of second test against New Zealand at Hamilton on Monday. Taylor scored a record 17th century and equals the country record of Martin Crowe and current captain Williamson. Taylor scored 107 not out and […]

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Lakmal gifts Sri Lanka big ODI win over India

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2017

Monitoring Desk DHARAMSALA: Sri Lanka fast bowler Suranga Lakmal led an inspired pace attack to an emphatic seven-wicket win over India in the first one-day international in Dharamsala on Sunday. Lakmal returned career-best ODI figures of 4-13 to help dismiss India for just 112, with Sri Lanka achieving the target in 20.4 overs and taking […]

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Shakib becomes Bangladesh’s new Test captain

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2017

Monitoring Desk DHAKA: Bangladesh on Sunday appointed all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan as Test captain, removing Mushfiqur Rahim from the post ahead of the two-Test home series against Sri Lanka starting January. Shakib, who is already the national Twenty20 captain, takes over the Test side after a disastrous tour of South Africa in a move that […]

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Inzamam hopes Pakistan to do well on NZ tour

By The Frontier Post | December 10, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Chief selector of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Inzamam-ul-Haq has said that he is hopeful Pakistan will perform well on the tour of New Zealand. This he said while talking to media persons at Lahore along with former teammate Mushtaq Ahmed. Inzamam said that a camp will be set up in Lahore on […]

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Fakhar Zaman has been found out, says Aamer Sohail

By The Frontier Post | December 10, 2017

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: Former chief selector Aamer Sohail believes Pakistan’s left-handed opener Fakhar Zaman has lost his Midas touch since being found out by oppositions after his 2017 Champions Trophy exploits. Fakhar scored a century in the final of the said event before pacer Mohammad Amir wreaked havoc on the India batting line-up to help […]

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Pakistan power lifters shine in Singapore

By The Frontier Post | December 10, 2017

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: Saniha Ghafoor and Twinkle Sohail each grabbed four gold medals while Pkistan’s male players also performed well in Oceania-Pacific Men and Women Powerlifting Championships underway at Park Avenue Convention Centre in Singapore. According to information made available here, Saniha Ghafoor opened the door for Pakistan to clinch gold medals with a win […]

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