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Operation in Wadh mandatory for peace in upper sindh

By The Frontier Post | December 9, 2017

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Considering it a huge threat to the security of upper Sindh, a law enforcement agency has urged upon the Sindh government to convince center and Balochistan for a massive crackdown against a ‘mix of different terrorist groups’ hiding in Wadh and Jhal Magsi areas of Balochistan, The Frontier Post has reliable learnt. According to […]

PM lays foundation stone of LNG power plant in Jhang

By The Frontier Post | December 9, 2017

JHANG (APP): Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi laid down the foundation stone of a power plant in Jhang Saturday afternoon. The 1,263 Megawatt LNG power plant is being constructed near the Trimmu Barrage. The project is being funded by China and Punjab government. The project is slated to be completed in 26 months. It will […]

Over 300 suspected militants surrender in Balochistan

By The Frontier Post | December 9, 2017

F.P. Report BALOCHISTAN: As part of the ongoing political reconciliation in Balochistan, more than 300 suspected militants laid down arms before the government and security forces on Saturday. The Ferraris who reportedly belonged to various banned militant groups surrendered before Balochistan Chief Minister Nawab Sanaullah Zehri and Commander Southern Command Lt Gen Asim Saleem Bajwa […]

PPP, PTI, others can’t bring PML-N down, says Rafique

By The Frontier Post | December 9, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Railways Minister Saad Rafique on Saturday criticised the alliance of opposing parties demanding resignations from the ruling party and said that no party can bring down the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N). “PPP, PTI and other groups can’t bring down PML-N,” he said while addressing the media here. The PML-N leader added that […]

Indian hacker linked to prime suspect in ATM skimming scam: FIA

By The Frontier Post | December 8, 2017

ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk): The ongoing investigation of the Automated Teller Machines (ATM) skimming scam took a new turn on Friday as a link was found between the prime suspect and an Indian national, according to the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA). In a press conference in Islamabad, FIA Director Shakeel Durrani revealed the details of the […]

UAE handed over Hammad Siddiqui to Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | December 8, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The main accused in the Baldia Town factory fire, MQM member Hammad Siddiqui was handed over to Pakistani authorities by United Arab Emirates (UAE). In the Baldia town factory fire incident more than 259 labors were killed as the fire was erupted on September 11, 2012 and later it was disclosed that […]

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Hundreds to face judges in Turkey’s biggest coup trial

By The Frontier Post | August 1, 2017

Turkey is set to hold its largest trial over the July 2016 coup attempt, with nearly 500 people set to appear in court. The suspects, who are to stand trial on Tuesday, are accused of conspiring to overthrow the government from an airbase seen as the plotters’ hub. A total of 486 suspects will go on […]

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US hits ‘dictator’ Maduro with sanctions over disputed Venezuela vote

By The Frontier Post | August 1, 2017

The United States hit Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro with direct sanctions on Monday over a disputed and deadly weekend vote that, while consolidating his power, has largely isolated him as the “dictator” of a failing petro-state. The US measures were unusual in that they targeted a sitting head of state, but their reach was mostly […]

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‘Disturbing’ sexual harassment at Australian universities, study reveals

By The Frontier Post | August 1, 2017

SYDNEY (AFP): More than half of university students in Australia were sexually harassed last year and seven percent sexually assaulted on at least one occasion, a “disturbing” new national study revealed Tuesday. The findings came in an Australian Human Rights Commission report, conducted on behalf of the country´s 39 universities that questioned more than 30,000 […]

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Modi steps up assault on opponents

By The Frontier Post | August 1, 2017

NEW DELHI (REUTERS): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling alliance is stepping up its assault on the opposition Congress party as it looks to expand its national dominance and moves closer to securing a majority in the upper house of parliament. Modi won the biggest mandate in 30 years in the 2014 general election, giving […]

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Death toll in Gujrat floods rises to 213

By The Frontier Post | July 31, 2017

NEW DELHI (AFP): Severe monsoon flooding has killed 213 people in western India, an official said on Sunday, as rescuers continue to sift through villages devastated by torrential rains, reported The Guardian. The death toll in Gujarat state jumped from Wednesday’s total of 123 to 213, the government said, as waters receded from low-lying areas, […]

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Qatar denies Arab states’ air corridor claim

By The Frontier Post | July 31, 2017

F.P. Report DOHA: Qatar has denied Saudi media reports that Arab states would allow Qatari planes to use air corridors in emergencies, saying they were spreading “false information”. Qatar’s transport and communications ministry and its aviation authority on Sunday denied claims that Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain had taken such a […]

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Fire kills five in Lahore building  

By The Frontier Post | April 3, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: As many as five people were killed after a fire erupted in a bakery in Barkat Market of Lahore on Tuesday morning. Rescue officials told private news channel that the five people choked to death after inhaling smoke and adding that the bodies have been shifted to Jinnah Hospital. The fire has […]

IHC seeks govt explanation over Ali appointment

By The Frontier Post | April 3, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday issued notices to the secretary cabinet division, the foreign secretary, and the prime minister’s principal secretary to submit comments on a petition challenging Ali Jahangir Siddiqui’s appointment as Pakistan’s ambassador to the United States (US). A bench of the high court also put the Attorney […]

Musharraf’s properties detail submitted

By The Frontier Post | April 3, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: The Anti Terrorist Court (ATC) on Monday adjourned the hearing of freezing of former President Pervez Musharraf accounts in Benazir Bhutto murder case till May 2. According to details, as hearing started the FIA Inspector Azmat Mehmood submitted the details of  Musharraf’s bank accounts and properties in the court. The ATC Judge […]

Janjua arrives in Kabul

By The Frontier Post | April 3, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: A delegation of civil and military officials of Pakistan met deputy foreign minister for politics Hikmat Khalil Karzai here on Monday (April 02). According to a foreign ministry press release available with Afghan Islamic Press (AIP) the Pakistani delegation led by Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua arrived in Kabul today. The delegation met […]

‘Afghan war tore apart fabric of pluralistic society in Karachi’

By The Frontier Post | April 3, 2018

F.P Report KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that Sindh is the land of Sufis; therefore under the influence of saintly people like Shah Bhittai, Sachal Sarmat, Lal Shahbaz Qaladaner and others the people of this province believe in coexistence and are above the religio-sectarian considerations. “This is why not a […]

Family rejoices as COAS signs death warrants of Sabri killers

By The Frontier Post | April 3, 2018

Naimat Khan KARACHI/RAWALPINDI: Relatives of slain Amjad Sabri gathered at his residence in Karachi soon after the news channels flashed the news that Chief of Army Staff has confirmed death sentences awarded to 10 hardcore terrorists, including killers of the Sufi Singer who was killed in the seaside metropolis. “We are very happy, all members […]

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