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Those who serve Pakistan are declared traitors: Nawaz

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

F.P. Report CHISHTIAN: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday said that the people will reject the decision of disqualifying him by voting for the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) in 2018 general elections. Addressing a public gathering in Chishtian on Monday, he said that not a single allegation of corruption could be proved against […]

Disqualification Case: Kh Asif’s lawyer completes arguments

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Former foreign minister Khawaja Asif’s counsel on Monday completed arguments in the Supreme Court in a review petition filed by the former minister against his disqualification. A larger bench of the apex court was conducting hearing of the case. In today’s proceedings, Muneer A Malik, the counsel of Khawaja Asif while presenting […]

Court sends Ahad Cheema to jail on 15-day judicial remand

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: An accountability court (AC) on Monday sent former Lahore Development Authority (LDA) Director General (DG) Ahad Cheema to jail on 15-day judicial remand. An accountability court was conducting hearing of case pertaining to assets beyond income sources. During the proceedings, the counsel of Ahad Cheema said that all assets of his clients […]

Sixty-four, mostly women have died of heatstrokein two days, says Edhi

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

Naimat Khan KARACHI: At least sixty-four people majority of them were women have died in Karachi due to heatstroke and heat fatigues since Saturday evening, confirmed Fasial Edhi.  These 64 bodies were received on just 02 Edhi mortuaries- Korangi and Sohrab Goth. Number of deaths can be higher, Edhi told Mainly hot and dry weather […]

Body of Pakistani exchange Student will reach Karachi on Wednesday

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

Naimat Khan KARACHI:  Family of the Pakistani Exchange Student, Sabika Aziz Shaikh, who was gunned down in Texas School Shooting, will arrive in Karachi on Wednesday morning, family told Media. The body has been dispatched and will arrive in Karachi via Istanbul on Wednesday morning, her father Aziz Shaikh, told media, adding the flight has […]

Avenfield reference: Nawaz Sharif records statement in NAB court

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif has said that the Supreme Court verdict in Panama case on July 28 was unnecessary and inappropriate which led to his disqualification on the basis of Iqama. Nawaz Sharif said this while recording his statement in the Avenfield reference before the accountability court on Monday. Nawaz […]

Global

Spain’s navy wants big role in post-Brexit EU defence

By The Frontier Post | April 29, 2018

MADRID (AFP): With naval power Britain at the EU’s exit door, Spain has gone on the offensive to be the next major player defending European shores. Madrid’s manoeuvring comes as the EU looks to deepen military cooperation to show unity in the wake of Brexit. The bloc’s 27 remaining member states have already embarked on […]

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Lebanon denies role in cancelling Palestinian moot

By The Frontier Post | April 29, 2018

Edward Haddad BEIRUT: The Lebanese government on Saturday denied reports about barring the convention of a major Palestinian conference in the capital Beirut. A Hamas official earlier said Lebanese authorities were preventing the Palestinian People’s Congress, which is scheduled to open in Beirut and the Gaza Strip on Sunday. However, Hassan Mneimneh, head of the […]

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Pompeo dashes off to Middle East

By The Frontier Post | April 29, 2018

BRUSSELS (AFP): Washington’s newly appointed secretary of state set off on a tour of America’s key Middle East allies on Saturday, vowing to bring some “swagger” back to US diplomacy. After attending NATO talks in Brussels, Mike Pompeo was to embark on a three-day trip to Saudi Arabia, Israel and Jordan to update friends on […]

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Russia bans Lithuanian citizens’ entry

By The Frontier Post | April 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk MOSCOW: Moscow has been forced to prohibit hostile-minded Lithuanian citizens from entering Russia, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on its website on Saturday. It also warned Vilnius that “the entry stop list” remains open, and more persons may be included in it. “In retaliation for Vilnius’ adoption of an equivalent […]

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Saudi man killed in missile salvo from Yemen

By The Frontier Post | April 28, 2018

DUBAI (Reuters): Yemen’s Houthi movement fired ballistic missiles at what it called “economic and vital targets” in the southern Saudi province of Jizan on Saturday, and Saudi authorities said a man was killed by debris from the projectiles. The attack appeared to be retaliation promised by Yemen’s dominant political faction in a war there as […]

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Xi, Modi agree to reduce border tensions

By The Frontier Post | April 28, 2018

BEIJING (AFP): Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi ended informal meetings in China Saturday with a promise to reduce border tensions after a high-altitude standoff in the Himalayas last year. The leaders have spent two days in the central Chinese city of Wuhan for discussions on how to mend ties strained […]

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Pakistan

Rehman condemns us move of cutting off aid

By The Frontier Post | September 4, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chairman Senate Standing Committee Senator A. Rehman Malik strongly condemns the recent move of the US President Donald Trump administration to cut off the Coalition Support Fund (CFS) to Pakistan. He said CFS is actually not the aid as reported by national and international media but remuneration that Pakistan received for the […]

Sindh governor lashes out at KE

By The Frontier Post | September 4, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Sindh Governor Imran Ismail lashed out at K-Electric on Monday saying the power supply utility cannot back out on compensating for incidents caused by the negligence of their staff. The newly appointed governor was speaking over the incident in Ahsanabad area of Karachi where an eight-year-old boy Muhammad Umar, was electrocuted by […]

Provision of basic amenities top priority: Ishtiaq Urmar

By The Frontier Post | September 4, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Environment, Ishtiaq Urmar has said that the provincial government is taking measures for the welfare of people and provision of basic facilities to them is its top priority. He expressed these views while presiding over a meeting in connections with provision of clean drinking water to provincial assembly […]

CM for prompt steps to control dengue outbreak

By The Frontier Post | September 4, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan has directed to focus on high risk areas particularly tribal districts in order to prevent and control dengue virus. He also directed to expedite the recruitment of medical Entomologists and provision of other facilities to the new districts. He urged for effective coordination and effective mechanism […]

Girls deprive of education as FEF close school in Bara

By The Frontier Post | September 4, 2018

F.P. Report BARA: Hundred of female students were deprived of education as alternate Girl School System shut due to the low essential facilities by Fata Education Foundation (FEF) project at Shalobar area of tehsil Bara, district Khyber. According to details, some eight months ago FEF initiated a project in district Khyber and opened 26 community […]

Five killed as passenger van falls in ravine

By The Frontier Post | September 4, 2018

F.P. Report GILGIT: At least five people were killed and six others sustained injuries when passenger vehicle plunged into a 500 deep ravine in Rundo area near Skardu here on Monday morning. Police informed the mishap took place in Lashi Thang, Rundo where a Skardu-bound passenger van fell into a ditch after its driver lost […]

Afghanistan

Suicide attack: Death toll rises to 20

By The Frontier Post | January 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Ministry of Interior (MoI) on Friday has said that the death toll has increased to 20 in a suicide attack in Kabul’s PD9. The MoI issued a statement in this regard and it added that 30 others were injured in the deadly attack. It further informed that the suicide bomber detonated […]

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Teachers on strike over unpaid salaries

By The Frontier Post | January 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk LASHKARGAH: Schoolteachers went on strike over not receiving their salaries in the Greshk district of Helmand province. The protesting teachers in hundreds gathered in Abu Alfateh School in Greshk district to announce their boycott of attending classes until their three months salaries were paid. One of the teachers, Abdul Hamid Khan, told Pajhwok […]

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Hekmatyar confirms contacts with Taliban group

By The Frontier Post | January 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The leader of Hezb-e-Islami Gulbuddin Hekmatyar confirmed contacts with the Taliban group in a bid to encourage the group to participate in peace talks. Hekmatyar informed regarding his party’s contact with the Taliban as he was speaking during a press conference in Kabl Thursday. He said the Hezb-e-Islami strongly supports peace process […]

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UK plans to ramp up military presence in Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | January 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The United Kingdom plans to ramp up its military presence in Afghanistan to about 600 personnel, reports the Forces Network. The additional British military personnel would join NATO’s Resolute Support Mission training and mentoring Afghan forces. Britain has repeatedly been urged by NATO and the United States to send more troops and […]

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26 Daesh gunmen killed separately

By The Frontier Post | January 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Twenty six Daesh gunmen and a Taliban military official were killed in separate incidents in various parts of the country, officials said on Thursday. The Islamic State or Daesh gunmen traveling in a car and three motorcycles were targeted in an airstrike in Khoshtarbalaq area in Darzaab district, Jawzjan Governor Maulvi Lutfullah […]

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220 KV power project to Ghazni, Maidan Wardak inaugurated

By The Frontier Post | January 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The project of providing 220 kilowatts of power to some parts of Maidan Wardak and Ghazni was inaugurated on Thursday. Among others President Muhammad Ashraf Ghani, chairman of Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat Amanullah Ghalib and other officials attended the ceremony. Addressing the gathering, Amanullah Ghalib said the project has two phases. In […]

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Business

Govt determined to create business friendly environment

By The Frontier Post | January 12, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to Prime Minster on Revenue, Haroon Akhtar Khan Thursday said the government believed in creating business friendly environment for all business community and wanted to address their genuine problems. “We shall try to resolve the problem of sales tax on foam manufacturers in the upcoming budget and will take further […]

Bank Alfalah joins forces with Aman Foundation

By The Frontier Post | January 12, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Bank Alfalah Limited, as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives, has partnered with the Aman Foundation to support their life-saving Ambulance program. The Aman Foundation’s flagship Aman Ambulances have made 900,000+ interventions to date. In Pakistan, only a small percentage of patients use ambulance services in case of emergency. Ambulances also […]

PMEX index closes at 3,318 points

By The Frontier Post | January 12, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan Mercantile Exchange Limited’s commodity index on Wednesday closed at 3,318 points, with traded value of metals, energy and COTS/FX recorded at Rs 6.342 billion. The number of lots traded was 9,489, said PMEX release on Thursday. Major business was contributed by gold worth Rs 2.516 billion, followed by currencies through COTS […]

PIAF pleads for uniform gas rates across Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | January 12, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Industrial & Traders Associations Front (PIAF) has appreciated the government’s plan to reduce electricity tariff, urging the authorities to also provide gas at uniform rate across Pakistan to ensure affordable cost of doing business in the country. PIAF chairman Irfan Iqbal Sheikh welcomed the commitment of the newly-appointed Adviser to PM […]

Strong GDP has strengthened national economy: President

By The Frontier Post | January 12, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain on Thursday said GDP had grown significantly during the last few years which had strengthened the national economy. He said there was a need to further enhance national income and development through the continuation of policies and stressed all segments of the country including industrial and business community to […]

FPCCI asks PM to mediate on withholding tax on bank transaction

By The Frontier Post | January 11, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) has expressed grave concern over FBR’s inaction on section 38-B and withholding tax on bank transactions and urged the prime minister to intervene into the matter. The FPCCI Vice President & Regional Chairman Ch.Arfan Yousaf said that challenges to economy would swell […]

Sports

Sharjeel to appeal in high court

By The Frontier Post | November 10, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The banned Cricketer Sharjeel Khan’s lawyer has said that they would challenge the dismissal of his appeal in a higher court against tribunal for imposing ban on his client. The left hand opener Sharjeel Khan was banned for five years in August after an investigation by a three-member Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) […]

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Japan beat Pakistan by 3-1in Four-Nation Hockey Tournament

By The Frontier Post | November 9, 2017

Monitoring Desk MELBOURNE: Pakistan Hockey Team continuing its poor performance and face second defeat in the four nation hockey tournament when the Japan team beat Pakistan with the score of 3-1 on Thursday. Earlier on Wednesday, Pakistan faces the humiliating defeat on the hand of Australia when the hosts defeated the record four-time World Champions’ […]

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Second T20: Pakistan Women will face New Zealand at Sharjah today

By The Frontier Post | November 9, 2017

Monitoring Desk SHARJAH:  Pakistan Women Cricket Team will New Zealand in the second T20 International which will be played at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah today (Thursday). New Zealand team defeated Pakistan by 15 runs in the first T20 which was played at the same venue on Wednesday. New Zealand set the target of 148 […]

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PSL: Karachi Kings announce Imad Wasim as new captain

By The Frontier Post | November 8, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Karachi Kings, team of Pakistan Super League (PSL) announced Pakistan’s all-rounder Imad Wasim as the new captain of the team for the third season. All rounder Imad Wasim, will take the captaincy from the Sri Lankan great Kumar Sangakkara as he was released from the squad by Karachi Kings team. Imad Wasim is […]

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Sarfaraz motivates players in his own way: Hasan Ali

By The Frontier Post | November 7, 2017

F.P Report ISLAMABAD: The world No 1 ODI bowler, Hasan Ali believed that skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed is trying to motivates the players on the field and his shouting reminds us that we need to stay focus on the match. Ali said this while talking to media persons. Regarding the Sarfaraz’s shouting on the field, he […]

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Sana Mir stars in Pakistan’s only ODI win over NZ

By The Frontier Post | November 6, 2017

F.P. Report SHARJAH: Sana Mir was the real star from Pakistan side to defeat New Zealand team in the first historic against the Kiwis at Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium on Sunday. The former captain, Sana Mir took five wickets and restricts the opponents to 155 runs and in reply Pakistan took time but eventually achieve […]

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