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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 […]

ECP suggests July 25-27 dates for upcoming elections

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has suggested July 25 to 27 dates for the general elections of 2018 and a summary has been sent to the President Mamnoon Hussain on Monday. The private news channel reported that the ECP has proposed July 25 to 27 for the next general elections and also […]

PTI trying to befool masses by presenting 100-day agenda: Saad Rafique

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Federal Minister for Railways, Khawaja Saad Rafique criticized the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) for trying to befool the masses by presenting 100-day agenda and termed it false claims. Railway minister said this while sharing his views on twitter on Monday. He said that PTI promised in 100-day agenda to produce 10 million jobs, […]

Global

UN Security Council envoys visit Bangladesh and Myanmar

By The Frontier Post | April 29, 2018

BANGLADESH (Reuters): UN Security Council envoys began a four-day visit to Bangladesh and Myanmar on Saturday to see firsthand the aftermath of a Myanmar military crackdown that Britain, the United States and others have denounced as ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims. They are due to meet Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Myanmar’s de facto […]

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India says electrified all villages ahead of prime minister’s deadline

By The Frontier Post | April 29, 2018

MUMBAI (Reuters): India has electrified all its villages 12 days ahead of a deadline set by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the government said on Sunday, which could give the ruling party a boost ahead of a general election in 2019. Asia’s third-largest economy has been held back for years by a power shortage, with industries […]

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Trump says had a ‘long and very good talk’ with South Korean president

By The Frontier Post | April 29, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters): U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday that he had spoken with South Korean President Moon Jae-in and preparations for a meeting with North Korea were being set. “Just had a long and very good talk with President Moon of South Korea. Things are going very well, time and location of meeting with […]

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Russia to use US Tomahawks to reverse engineer missiles, improve own weaponry

By The Frontier Post | April 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk MOSCOW: Russia’s Defense Ministry has been examining Tomahawk missiles that failed to detonate during the U.S.-led airstrike against the Syrian regime’s chemical weapons capabilities on April 14, according to Russian sources. Russian Col. Gen. Sergey Rudskoy said the U.S. cruise missiles were “being examined,” and that “the results of this work will be […]

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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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Pakistan

Russia confers ‘Order of Friendship’ awards on four Pakistanis for saving Russian climber  

By The Frontier Post | September 4, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Russian President Vladimir Putin has awarded ‘Order of Friendship’ to the four Pakistanis, who successfully rescued a Russian mountaineer stranded on the Latok 1 mountain peak in Karakoram range. Earlier in the month of July, Pakistan Army aviation started unprecedented rescue mission under extreme weather conditions to rescue Alexander Gukov, who had […]

What CJP is doing, he is doing correct: Dr Asim

By The Frontier Post | September 4, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: PPP leader and former advisor on petroleum Dr Asim Hussain has said what Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) is doing, is  correct and we appreciate his every work. “ CJP is doing correct what he is doing. We laud his every work”, he said this while talking to media men outside Accountability […]

Wildlife policy to be approved soon: Amin Aslam

By The Frontier Post | September 4, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Advisor to Prime Minister on climate change, Malik Amin Aslam said first ever National Wildlife policy draft would be soon submitted to cabinet for approval. He said this in a meeting of Climate Change Caucus held here at Parliament House . The meeting was chaired by Chairperson of the Committee Senator Sherry […]

Samar Bilour nomination papers for PK 78 accepted

By The Frontier Post | September 4, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Returning Officer for PK-78 (Peshawar) by-elections has declared correct nomination papers of Samar Bilour, widow of Haroon Bilour, for the upcoming elections to be held on October 14, next. Nomination papers of Samar Bilour were scrutinized by Returning Officer at the office of Election Commission of Pakistan. Danial Bilour, son of Haroon […]

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 […]

Afghanistan

15 Killed, Dozens Wounded In Kabul Explosion

By The Frontier Post | January 4, 2018

KABUL (Tolo News): At least 15 people were killed and almost 20 others were wounded in an explosion in Banaee area in Kabul’s PD9 on Thursday evening. Eyewitnesses said it was a suicide attack. Ministry of Public Health and Kabul Police have confirmed the casualties. According to sources the victims were mostly police force members […]

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Cause of US anger not Pakistan but formation of hostile front: Gulbuddin Hekmatyar

By The Frontier Post | January 4, 2018

KABUL (AFP): Former Afghan prime minister Gulbuddin Hekmatyar said on Friday that the cause of the United States anger is not lack of cooperation from Pakistan but the formation of a hostile front against the US. The former Afghan prime minister was speaking to an Afghan news channel in an interview, where he commented on the […]

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Delegation to visit Turkmenistan next week for power talks

By The Frontier Post | January 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Delegation of Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat will visit to Turkmenistan next week to talks with the Turkmen officials regarding the power supply to Afghanistan. Earlier, the government of Turkmenistan announced that it will stop the electricity supply to northern Afghanistan because the Afghan government rejected Turkmenistan demand of increasing the price […]

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NSC, NDS dismiss Noor’s allegations as baseless

By The Frontier Post | January 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The National Security Council of Afghanistan and the Afghan Intelligence or National Directorate of Security dismissed the allegations by Ata Mohammad Noor as baseless. The Office of the National Security Council (NSC) in a statement said it rejects the allegations against the Office of the National Security Council as alleged during a […]

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Raziq admits involvement in extrajudicial killings

By The Frontier Post | January 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk KANDAHAR: Admitting involvement in extrajudicial killings, the police chief of Kandahar province, General Abdul Raziq, has said sweets are not distributed among rivals in war. Different human rights organizations including the UN Committee against Torture alleged that Kandahar police was responsible for enforced disappearances, mass arbitrary detention and extrajudicial killings during counter-insurgency operations. […]

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Tajikistan reopens border with Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | January 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk KUNDUZ CITY: After a two-week closure, Tajikistan has reopened its border crossing with Afghanistan in northern Kunduz province for traffic to Sher Khan Port, an official said. About two weeks back, Tajikistan police closed the main border crossing with Afghanistan, Sher Khan Port, and the highway between the countries for traffic. However, Provincial […]

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Business

SMEDA to open business development programme

By The Frontier Post | January 11, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (SMEDA) Chief Executive Officer Sher Ayub Khan on Wednesday envisaged that National Business Development Programme (NBDP) would be launched by Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority this year would mobilize an investment worth Rs 8 billion. Addressing a meeting here at Small and Medium Enterprises Development […]

SBP voted as best bank for promoting Islamic finance

By The Frontier Post | January 11, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: State Bank of Pakistan has been voted as the Best Central Bank in Promoting Islamic Finance by a poll conducted by International Finance News (IFN), an arm of Red Money Agency, Malaysia. State Bank of Pakistan has also won this award in 2015. It is also important mentioning that in 2016, Pakistan […]

Overseas Pakistanis remit $9.7b

By The Frontier Post | January 11, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Overseas Pakistani workers remitted US $9744.75 million in the first six months (July to December) of FY18, compared with US $9505.11 million received during the same period in the preceding year. During December 2017, the inflow of worker’s remittances amounted to US $1723.57 million, which is 9.31% higher than November 2017 and […]

Pirated books recovered from a bookshop in Swat

By The Frontier Post | January 11, 2018

F.P. Report SWAT: In a successful raid carried out at Habib Brother Book Centre situated in Khwaza Khella bazar, around 728 pirated copies of Oxford University Press (OUP) textbooks were seized. The raid was conducted by the Federal Investigation Authority (FIA) in conjunction with the local police team. The stock confiscated from the site included […]

Al Meezan Investments opens its 7th branch in Karachi, site

By The Frontier Post | January 10, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Al Meezan Investment Management Limited (Al Meezan Investments) is pleased to announce the opening of a new branch in SITE, Karachi at Shop#5, Plot # B/9-D, Main Estate Avenue, SITE Area, Karachi. The opening of this branch took place on the 21st of Dec 2017 and is part of Al Meezan’s commitment […]

Companies, dealers told to comply with seed act 2015

By The Frontier Post | January 10, 2018

F.P. Report MULTAN: Agriculture department said on Tuesday the sale of substandard and unregistered seed has been declared an offense under the Seed Act 2015 (Amended) and seed companies, dealers and importers should avoid violation or else be ready for punitive action. In a statement issued by media liaison unit of Punjab agriculture department, the […]

Sports

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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ICC Women’s Championships: Pakistan beat New Zealand for first time

By The Frontier Post | November 5, 2017

SHARJAH (NNI): Pakistan made history on Sunday as they beat New Zealand for the first time in Women’s one-dayers at ICC Women’s Championships fixture at Sharjah. They defeated the BlackCaps by five wickets in today’s game. New Zealand, batting first after winning the toss, were bowled out after scoring 155 runs in 43.4 overs. Sam […]

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Our players perform well in Australia, says Chairman Lahore Qalandars

By The Frontier Post | November 5, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Rana Fawad, Chairman of Lahore Qalandars, has said four players of the club who recently played in Australia will be good prospects for Pakistan. Chief selector and former captain Inzamaul Haq and former fast bowler Asqib Javed were also present at the press conference on Sunday. Rana Fawad welcomed Inzamam as the […]

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Munro ton fires Kiwis to series-levelling win

By The Frontier Post | November 4, 2017

RAJKOT (AFP): Opener Colin Munro hit a blistering century to help New Zealand down India by 40 runs in the second Twenty20 international and level the series at 1-1 on Saturday. Munro smashed an unbeaten 58-ball 109 to propel the Kiwis to 196-2 and in reply, the hosts could only manage 156-7 at the batting-friendly […]

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Shinwari ruled out for six months with injury

By The Frontier Post | November 4, 2017

LAHORE (Monitoring Desk): Pakistan left-arm pacer Usman Khan Shinwari faces a long spell on the sidelines after it was revealed that he incurred a stress fracture in his back after the second T20I against Sri Lanka last month. Shinwari came in the limelight after he destroyed Sri Lanka’s top-order in just the second ODI of […]

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