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PTI issues notices to 20 MPAs over ‘horse-trading’ in Senate polls

By The Frontier Post | April 18, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has decided to expel its lawmakers for “selling their votes” in Senate elections if they fail to satisfy the show cause notices issued to them, party’s Chairman Imran Khan said Wednesday. PTI chairman Imran Khan while addressing a press conference said that the party had taken a strict […]

Opposition leader presents new demands to the ECP

By The Frontier Post | April 18, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah on Wednesday demanded that the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) appoint provincial election commissioners and postpone its ban on the recruitment of public servants until a date for the elections is announced. “The election commissioner has been misguided,” PPP’s Shah said […]

Kh. Asif to attend SCO’s meeting in Beijing on April 24

By The Frontier Post | April 18, 2018

F.P. Report BEIJING: Pakistan Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif will attend the meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization member countries, scheduled to be held in Beijing on April 24 (Tuesday). This was announced by the Chinese Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson Hua Chunying at the weekly news briefing here on Wednesday. […]

Two more girls go missing amid arrests in Rabia rape-murder case

By The Frontier Post | April 18, 2018

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Two accused in rape and killing case of six-year old Rabia were arrested and remanded into police custody here on Wednesday, however, a First Information Report was also lodged against the protestors, including Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s local leaders, under terrorism charge who took to the roads on Tuesday to protest the incident. Meanwhile, […]

Diplomatic immunity doesn’t allow anyone to kill someone: IHC

By The Frontier Post | April 18, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Justice Aamer Farooq remarked that the diplomatic immunity does not allow anyone to kill someone. This he remarked on Wednesday while hearing a petition seeking the placement of a US diplomat on the Exit Control List (ECL). Earlier on April 7, vehicle of US Defense and Air Attache, Colonel Joseph Emanuel Hall […]

No one can dictate NAB, will leave if anyone does: Javed Iqbal

By The Frontier Post | April 18, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal has said that no one can dictate the bureau and adding that the anti-corruption watchdog is working freely to complete its responsibilities of eliminating the corruption from the country. This he said while talking to media persons on Wednesday on his way to […]

Global

Ten dead as Philippine plane crashes into house

By The Frontier Post | March 17, 2018

PHILIPPINE (AFP): Ten people were killed when a small plane crashed into a house just outside the Philippine capital on Saturday, police and aviation officials said. The twin-engine aircraft crashed shortly after taking off in Plaridel town, killing all five aboard as well as three children, a mother and a grandmother from the family in […]

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No power in world can separate Kashmir from India: Rajnath Singh

By The Frontier Post | March 17, 2018

NEW DELHI (AFP): Indian Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said no power in the world can take Kashmir away from India and if need be, forces can cross border to protect India’s territorial integrity. “Kashmir is, was and will always be ours. No one can take it from us,” Singh said, addressing the […]

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Britain says likely that Russia’s Putin made decision for nerve agent attack

By The Frontier Post | March 16, 2018

LONDON (Reuters): British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Friday that it was overwhelmingly likely that Russian President Vladimir Putin himself made the decision to use a military-grade nerve toxin to strike down a former Russian agent on English soil. “We have nothing against the Russians themselves. There is to be no Russophobia as a […]

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US helicopter crash in Iraq kills all seven aboard: military

By The Frontier Post | March 16, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters): All personnel aboard a US military helicopter carrying American service members were killed in a crash in western Iraq, the US Central Command said on Friday. Central Command did not say how many people were killed in the crash late on Thursday. A US military official told on Thursday the US HH-60 Pave […]

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CK Hutchison Chairman Li Ka-shing retires

By The Frontier Post | March 16, 2018

HONG KONG (Reuters): Hong Kong’s richest man Li Ka-shing will retire as chairman of CK Hutchison Holdings Ltd after the forthcoming annual general meeting on May 10, the ports-to-telecoms conglomerate said in a filing to the Hong Kong bourse on Friday. Li will stay on as senior adviser to the group. His eldest son Victor […]

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Fight over US spending bill rekindles immigration debate

By The Frontier Post | March 16, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters): As another US government funding deadline looms, a huge spending bill is ground zero in the latest battle between Republicans and Democrats in Congress over President Donald Trump’s push to toughen immigration policy. Lawmakers have until March 23 to work out how to fund an array of government agencies for the next six […]

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Pakistan

Pakistan ready to play constructive role between Iran, Saudi Arabia: Imran

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan Saturday said Pakistan was ready to play a constructive role between Iran and Saudi Arabia. Imran Khan, in a meeting with Iranian Ambassador Mehdi Honardoost here, said Pakistan desired trade ties with all neighbouring countries, including Iran. The meeting was also attended by PTI Vice Chairman […]

Imran, Shehbaz, Bilawal among others submit details of election expenses

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: The candidates who have won last week’s general have submitted their details of expenses incurred on their electoral campaign to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP). The candidates who have submitted their details of expenses include former Punjab CM and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Shehbaz Sharif, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran […]

Daniyal Aziz files intra-court appeal in contempt case

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Former federal privatisation minister Daniyal Aziz on Saturday filed an intra-court appeal against a Supreme Court verdict that had declared him guilty of contempt. The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader has petitioned against the SC verdict, pleading that the sentence be suspended. Aziz was earlier sentenced for contempt “till rising of the […]

Punjab, KP Governors refuse to step down till verification of party chief’s orders

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Refusal of Punjab Governor Rafique Rajwana and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhaga to step down without verification of directives of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz supremo, Nawaz Sharif has led to a new dispute. The Governors of two provinces have contacted President Mamnoon Hussain for confirmation of the directives of party Quaid […]

Interior Ministry receives resignation of Musharraf treason case prosecutor

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Interior Ministry on Saturday received the resignation of lead prosecutor, Muhammad Akram Sheikh, in the high treason Musharraf case. On July 31, prosecution head Mohammad Akram Sheikh had tendered his resignation in the treason case against ex president and chief of army staff general (r) Pervez Musharraf. He has apparently resigned […]

Roof collapse incident kills one in Lahore

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: One person was killed as roof of a house collapsed on early Saturday morning in provincial capital. The private news channel reported that roof of house collapsed in Lahore and three members of a family including two children were trapped under the rubble. The rescue teams reached at the scene and recovered […]

Afghanistan

U.S., Afghan Forces Target Taliban Drug Labs

By The Frontier Post | November 21, 2017

  Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: U.S. and Afghan forces conducted a series of strikes over the past 24 hours against Taliban drug labs, to target the revenue streams of the terrorists, according to the Resolute Support mission and U.S. Forces Afghanistan commander. The combined operations struck seven Taliban drug labs and one command-and-control node in northern […]

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US Deputy Defense Secretary Meets With Afghan Defense Minister

By The Frontier Post | November 21, 2017

  Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Deputy Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan met with Afghanistan’s acting defense minister, Lt. Gen. Tariq Shah Bahrami, today in the Pentagon, Shanahan’s spokesperson said. In a readout following the meeting, Navy Cmdr. Sarah Higgins said both leaders reaffirmed their continued strong support for the U.S.-Afghanistan strategic partnership. “They discussed measures to support […]

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At UN Pakistan calls for unconditional dialogue between Kabul and Afghan Taliban

By The Frontier Post | November 21, 2017

  Monitoring Desk New York:  At the United Nations, Pakistan said that neither side in the Afghan conflict can impose a military solution on each other and called for a negotiated end to the war. “Neither the Coalition and Kabul, nor the Afghan Taliban, can impose a military solution on each other”, Pakistan’s Ambassador to […]

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US, Afghan forces strike opium factories to curb Taliban funds

By The Frontier Post | November 20, 2017

KABUL (Reuters): US and Afghan forces have launched joint attacks on Taliban opium factories to try to curb the insurgent group’s economic lifeline, officials from both countries said on Monday. US Army General John Nicholson showed videos at a press conference of targeted aerial strikes against what he described as Taliban drug factories. “Last night […]

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Taliban accuses Iran of recruiting Afghan youths for war in Middle East

By The Frontier Post | November 20, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Taliban Mullah Muhammad Rasool has claimed that Iran established some centers in Afghanistan to recruit Afghan youths for war in Iraq and Syria on the name of religion for its own political benefits. The Taliban leader issued a statement in this regard to the Afghan media on Sunday night. Mullah Rasool […]

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Afghan forces competent enough to defeat Taliban: Dr Abdullah

By The Frontier Post | November 20, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Afghanistan, Dr Abdullah Abdullah has said that the Afghan forces are fully capable of destroying the anti-state militants including Taliban group in the country. Dr Abdullah is on the official visit to United States of America and Canada where he attended the conference of Halifax International Security […]

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Business

Tea imports increase by 6.87 per cent

By The Frontier Post | December 10, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Tea imports during first four months of current financial year registered an increase of 6.87 percent as compared to the imports of the corresponding period of last year. During the period from July-October, 2017-18 about 54,267 metric tons of tea worth US$184.212 million imported to fulfill the domestic requirements as compared the […]

LCCI for maximum incentives to overseas Pakistanis

By The Frontier Post | December 10, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry (LCCI) on Saturday urged the government to give maximum incentives to overseas Pakistanis playing fundamental role in economic uplift of the country through their remittances. LCCI President Malik Tahir Javaid, Senior Vice President Khawaja Khawar Rashid and Vice President Zeshan Khalil stated here that remittances were […]

Foreign furniture manufacturers show keen interest in exhibition

By The Frontier Post | December 10, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Over 100 local and foreign companies have so far confirmed their participation in a 3-day “ 9th Pakistan Interiors Exhibition 2017” and booked their stalls. The 3-day 9th Pakistan Interiors Exhibition 2017 would be held at Lahore Expo Center from December 15, said Chief Executive Pakistan Furniture Council Mian Kashif Ashfaq while […]

Weaker rupee will bolster ‘higher growth trajectory’ after apparent devaluation: SBP

By The Frontier Post | December 9, 2017

KARACHI/ISLAMABAD (Reuters): The Pakistani rupee tumbled on Friday after what appeared to be an effective devaluation by the central bank, which later said a weaker local currency would help the economy grow and contain the balance of payments pressures. In a volatile trading session, the rupee slumped to 109.50 per dollar at one point after […]

SBP for banks to accelerate adoption of PayPak Cards

By The Frontier Post | December 8, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Deputy Governor, State Bank of Pakistan, Mr. Jameel Ahmad, has emphasized the need for the adoption of domestic payment scheme, PayPak card by banks in order to provide cost effective, ubiquitous and digital payment instrument to consumers. He was addressing senior banking and financial industry executives at the event “PayPak – The […]

Pakistan, UK may enhance trade ties: Sadiq

By The Frontier Post | December 8, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD:  London Mayor Sadiq Khan has said that there is lot of scope for promoting trade, economic and cultural ties between Pakistan and United Kingdom. He was addressing a joint press conference here today with Minister for Commerce and Textile Pervaiz Malik after formal talks. Sadiq Khan  expressed hope that the business interactions […]

Sports

Anderson stars as England eye series win against South Africa

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2017

MANCHESTER (AFP): James Anderson took four wickets from the newly-named James Anderson End to put England in a commanding position against South Africa in the fourth Test at Old Trafford on Saturday. South Africa were 220 for nine in reply to England´s first innings 362, featuring Jonny Bairstow´s 99, at stumps on the second day. […]

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Syria national basketball team hoops against the odds

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2017

DAMASCUS (AFP): Khalil Khoury dribbles a basketball deftly down the dilapidated gym where he and the rest of the Syrian national team train, passing it through his legs before a silky-smooth lay-up. Since Syria’s conflict erupted in March 2011, Khoury’s team has seen its ranks dwindle and its options for training venues shrink. But it […]

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Faryal deleted tweets in bid to resolve feud with Amir

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2017

Web Desk Faryal Makhdoom had tried to patch things up with husband Amir Khan hours after the two took their fight to Twitter, with the British-Pakistani boxer accusing Makhdoom of cheating, the Daily Mail reported, citing a source. The British newspaper cited a friend saying that Makhdoom’s family contacted Khan’s family to encourage both of […]

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Amir Khan announces divorce with Makhdoom Faryal

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2017

DUBAI (INP): British star boxer Amir Khan and fashion model Faryal Makhdoom are no longer together as Khan broke the news on Twitter prompting ugly replies from ex-wife with the couple putting a bitter end to around four years of marriage. Khan posted messages on social media platform to announce that Makhdoom is interested in […]

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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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