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CJP declines Punjab govt’s request to enhance judges’ security

By The Frontier Post | April 16, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Saqib Nisar on Monday declined a request by the Punjab government to enhance the security of judges. A notification by the apex court stated that in the backdrop of yesterday’s firing incidents at the residence of Justice Ijazul Ansan, the government of Punjab wanted to enhance […]

NAB delivers summons for Nawaz Sharif at his residence

By The Frontier Post | April 16, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Officials of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) delivered summons at checkpoint of Nawaz Sharif residence Jati Umra on Monday as they were not allowed to go inside the premises. According to details, former premier Nawaz Sharif has been summoned by NAB at its Lahore office on 21 of this month. NAB sources […]

PTI finalizes three names for caretaker prime minister

By The Frontier Post | April 16, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has finalized three names for the interim prime minister ahead of general elections. According to PTI sources, after the consultation party leaders finalized three names for the caretaker prime minister, including Abdul Razak Dawood, Tassaduq Hussain Jillani and Ishrat Hussain. Senior leader of PTI, Shah Mehmood Quraishi will forward the party names […]

LHC temporarily bans airing contemptuous speeches of PML-N leaders

By The Frontier Post | April 16, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Lahore High Court imposed a temporary ban on airing of contemptuous speeches of former premier Nawaz Sharif and other leaders of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz. The LHC announced the decision on Monday after receiving two dozen petitions filed against Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and other senior party leaders for their anti-judiciary speeches. […]

America uses Pakistan like a tissue paper: Imran Khan

By The Frontier Post | April 16, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), Imran Khan has said that United State always used Pakistan for their benefits and later blaming Pakistan for their failure. This he said while giving interview to Russian channel on Monday. Imran Khan said that more 70,000 citizens of Pakistan were martyred in US’s war against terrorism and […]

Sanjrani calls PM Abbasi an elder brother

By The Frontier Post | April 16, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Chairman Senate, Sadiq Sanjrani has said that he has no issue with the Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as he is like an elder brother and can say anything what he likes about me. This he said while talking to media persons after visiting Allama Iqbal’s tomb in Lahore. A guard of […]

Global

At least five Iran-linked militiamen killed in Syria

By The Frontier Post | March 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISTANBUL: At least five members of an Iran-backed militia were killed in war-torn Syria on Wednesday, according to Iran’s Mehr news agency. The agency said the five members of the Fatemiyoun Division, an Afghan Shia militia affiliated with Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps, were killed in clashes, but without specifying where the clashes took […]

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Moscow accuses UK of ‘huge conceit’ in ex-spy poisoning

By The Frontier Post | March 15, 2018

Elena Teslova MOSCOW: Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has called out the U.K.’s “huge conceit” in the case involving the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter in an English city. Speaking at a joint news conference with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu Wednesday, Lavrov said according to a British representative to the Organization […]

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Arab Parliament calls for recognizing Palestine

By The Frontier Post | March 15, 2018

Mohammed Aboud RIYADH: The Arab Parliament on Wednesday called for the recognition of a Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital. In letters to speakers of several European parliaments, Arab Parliament Speaker Mishal al-Salami voiced hope to see these assemblies recognize Palestine and East Jerusalem as its capital, according to the official Saudi SPA […]

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Stephen Hawking, one of most important scientists, time, dies

By The Frontier Post | March 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Stephen Hawking, one of the most important scientists of the world, passed away at the age of 76 early Wednesday. He was born in Oxford, England, on Jan. 8, 1942. When he was just 22-years-old, doctors told Hawking, who suffered from a rare disease that gradually paralyzed him, that he would live […]

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Nepalese lawmakers reelect female president

By The Frontier Post | March 14, 2018

Deepak Adhikari KATHMANDU: Nepalese lawmakers on Tuesday reelected Bidhya Devi Bhandari as the country’s president, three months after the parliamentary elections were held in which a communist alliance won the largest number of seats. Bidhya Devi Bhandari, fielded by the ruling Unified Marxist Leninist (UML) party, won the presidential election after securing 39,275 votes, according […]

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Turkey ‘achieves results’ by cooperating with Russia

By The Frontier Post | March 14, 2018

Meltem Bulur ANKARA: Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Tuesday said meetings against Daesh that gathered a coalition of 65 countries were futile. “We achieve results with our cooperation with Russia,” Cavusoglu? said in a speech on Turkish foreign policy at Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO).? Cavusoglu said: “Our cooperation with Russia started […]

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Pakistan

PM urges enhanced cooperation between NIH and provinces

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Justice (Retd) Nasir-ul-Mulk Thursday urged the National Institute for Health (NIH) for enhanced collaboration with the provinces and for creating awareness among the masses on public health issues and diseases. The Prime minister during his visit to the NIH also chaired a briefing where he was briefed about its role […]

NAB probes against cheaters, corrupt official

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The Regional Board Meeting (RBM) of National Accountability Bureau Khyber Pakhtunkhwa was chaired by Farmanullah Khan, Director General NAB (KP) at Peshawar on Thursday. The meeting was attended by directors, Deputy Prosecutor General (DPGA), case officers and concerned investigation officers. Several important decisions were taken at the Regional Board Meeting. The Board […]

CJCSC visits Operational Air Base of PAF

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2018

F.P Report ISLAMABAD: General Zubair Mahmood Hayat, Chairman Joint Chief of Staff Committee visited PAF Base Bholari. On his arrival, he was received by Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force. The CJCSC visited various facilities of the newly established Base. He interacted with the air and ground […]

Illegal loan waivers: SC re-orders to pay off 75 % within 10 days

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2018

F.P Report ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court Thursday re-ordered to 222 illegal loans waivers to pay back 75 percent of the principal amount of written-off loans, within ten days. A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar heard the suo moto case pertaining to illegal waivers of bank loans worth of Rs 54 billions by […]

Independence Day to be celebrated with national zeal, fervor: Ali

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information, Broadcasting, National History and Literary Heritage Syed Ali Zafar Thursday said Independence Day would be commemorated with national zeal, fervor and in a befitting manner. He said this while chairing a Meeting of Organizing Committee regarding Flag Hoisting Ceremony on August 14. The minister said the Day not […]

Preparations afoot to celebrate Independence Day

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Jashan-e-Azadi preparations have been started here as the nation will celebrate its 72th Independence Day with great enthusiasm and national fervor on Aug 14 (Tuesday). The Independence Day will be celebrated on August 14 with a pledge to work with zeal for a strong and prosperous Pakistan. Nowadays the people, especially the […]

Afghanistan

Taliban denies involvement in Kabul suicide attack

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Taliban militants group denied any involvement of the group in Kabul suicide attack on Thursday in which 19 people were killed and dozen other were injured. Zabiullah Mujahid, spokesman of Taliban group told Afghan media that Taliban group has no links with the explosion which was occurred in Khair Khana area […]

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Rocket attacks: Karzai asks Pakistan to stop cross border attacks

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Former President, Hamid Karzai has asked Pakistan to stop cross border attacks in Afghanistan and blamed Pakistan for attacking the Afghanistan land. Karzai said this while talking to media persons on Thursday. He added that the presence and treatment of United State has imposed the recent circumstances and adding that the recent […]

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At least 18 dead in suicide attack outside Kabul wedding hall

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2017

KABUL (AFP): A suicide attacker blew himself up outside a wedding hall in Kabul killing at least 18 people, reported TOLO News Thursday, in an apparent attempt to strike a political gathering underway inside. As a result of the attack, 10 other people were wounded. Eyewitnesses said at least three cars were also destroyed in the incident and […]

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NATO’s renewed pledges come at proper time: Mattis

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2017

WASHNGTON (Pajhwok): US Defense Secretary James Mattis has said NATO’s renewal of commitments with Afghanistan came at a proper time and sent a clear message to the Talibanand their allies. Mattis expressed these views during a meeting with Chief Executive Office (CEO) Abdullah in the Pentagon. Abdullah thanked the US for its support to the Afghan security forces in […]

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At least 50 Taliban fighters killed in deadly airstrikes

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2017

Monitoring Desk HEART: Ministry of Defense (MoD) has claimed that at least 50 Taliban fighters were killed and more than 42 others were injured in the airstrikes carried in Shindand district of Herat in the past 24 hours. MoD issued a statement on Thursday that deadly airstrikes targeted the Taliban hideouts and leaving scores of […]

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Opium cultivation increases to 87% in Afghanistan in 2017: UNODC

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has said in its report that cultivation of opium increases to 87 percent in Afghanistan as compared to last data. The UNODC report added that this year rapid increase of opium cultivation was recorded in 2017 and in most of the country, people […]

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Business

Pakistan to launch 5G technology soon: Ahsan

By The Frontier Post | December 8, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Minister for Interior Prof Ahsan Iqbal on Thursday said  that Pakistan is set to adopt 5G technology after its launching . He stated this while addressing the closing ceremony of HEC-Huawei ICT Skill Competition 2017 organized here by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) and Huawei Technologies. The ceremony marked the announcement of […]

Govt vows to facilitate taxpayers

By The Frontier Post | December 8, 2017

F.P. Report SIALKOT: Vice President of Pakistan Tax Bar Association (PTBA) Muhammad Saqib Sheikh has said that the government is making all-out efforts to facilitate taxpayers and ensuring economical and financial stability through expanding tax net. He was talking to the media at Gujranwala on Thursday. He said that the federal government has recently passed […]

Infrastructure development in Punjab to boost economy

By The Frontier Post | December 8, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry has lauded the infrastructure development projects in Punjab, which will bring economic activities in the province. In a statement, issued on Thursday , LCCI President Malik Tahir Javaid has said  that infrastructure development in Punjab has attracted investors and they are keen on developing infrastructure related […]

Air New Zealand grounds flights after engine problems

By The Frontier Post | December 8, 2017

Monitoring Desk WELLINGTON: Air New Zealand said problems with Rolls-Royce engines on its aircraft have forced the carrier to ground some international flights. The firm said some engines on its Boeing 787-9 fleet require maintenance following recent “engine events”. Two flights were forced to return to Auckland this week after mechanical trouble, local media reported. […]

Pakistani Kinow exports grew to Indonesia by $48 million

By The Frontier Post | December 7, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistani Kinow (citrus fruit) export to Indonesia has increased to 150 percent to $ 48 million in the current year comparing to last year $ 20 million. Official of commerce ministry told media that the export increased because policies of the government and trade agreement with Indonesia. During the negotiation, Indonesia agreed […]

State Bank enhances Quarterly Compendium

By The Frontier Post | December 7, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: In order to provide relevant and up to date information to the stakeholders about the state of the affairs of the Banking System, State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) regularly publishes banking statistics in the form of Quarterly Compendium (QC) on its website. The QC provides financial data as well as information on […]

Sports

Cricket Australia and players finally reach pay deal

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2017

Web Desk SYDNEY: Australian cricket’s long and bitter pay dispute is over, paving the way for the Test tour of Bangladesh to proceed later this month. Cricket Australia CEO James Sutherland and the Australian Cricketers’ Association CEO Alistair Nicholson announced the new agreement at a joint press conference in Melbourne on Thursday afternoon. The agreement […]

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Neymar pledges PSG trophy haul after world record transfer

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2017

PARIS (AFP): Brazilian superstar Neymar has pledged to spark a trophy glut at Paris Saint Germain after agreeing a five-year deal on a world record 222 million euro ($264 million) transfer from Barcelona. The 25-year-old will earn a mind-boggling 30 million euros ($35.5 million) a year in Paris but insists he will prove value for […]

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Sarfraz wants Pakistan to become the No.1 team

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Skipper Sarfraz Ahmed wants Pakistan to become the No. 1 cricket team saying that the players just need support to prove their mettle. “Besides me, the whole team dreams to be No.1 team,” Sarfraz was quoted as saying. He said that the way the success in the 2017 Champions Trophy was achieved, hopefully it will […]

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Netherland beat England in semi final of Euro 2017

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2017

  England suffered semi-final heartbreak for the second consecutive major tournament after being knocked out of Euro 2017 by hosts the Netherlands. The defeat will represent devastating failure for the Lionesses, who had targeted a first major trophy as their sole aim from the tournament. Having lost their 2015 World Cup semi-final to Japan thanks […]

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Denmark reach women’s Euro 2017 final

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2017

Denmark will face the Netherlands in the final of Women’s Euro 2017 after defeating Austria in a penalty shootout. Simone Sorensen scored the crucial spot-kick after Austria missed their first three penalties. The Austrians will rue wasting the best chance of the match when Sarah Puntigam fired over a first-half penalty. Denmark also went close […]

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Klitschko retirement ends Joshua heavyweight rematch hopes

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2017

LONDON (AFP): Ukraine’s former world heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko announced his retirement from boxing on Thursday to scupper any hopes of a November rematch against Britain’s Anthony Joshua. Hamburg-based Klitschko, 41, hangs up his gloves as one of the all-time greats of the ring after a nine-and-a-half year reign as heavyweight champion, which was ended […]

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