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NAB arrests former CDA chairman for misusing authoring

By The Frontier Post | March 6, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Former Chairman of Capital Development Authority (CDA) Imtiaz Inayat Elahi and finance member Saeed-ur-Rehman by National Accountability Bureau (NAB) arrested on Tuesday and both were arrested on the charges of misusing their power during the construction of the Shakarparian Complex in Islamabad. Imtiaz Inayat Elahi was chairman from June 24, 2009 to […]

Abbasi meets Nepal’s PM

By The Frontier Post | March 6, 2018

F.P. Report KATHMANDU: Prime Minister Shahid Abbasi and Nepal’s prime minister Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli met here Monday and agreed to enhance cooperation in areas of economy, defense and culture. Prime Minister Abbasi who arrived in the Himalayan city to felicitate his Nepalese counterpart on assuming the office of prime minister, said Pakistan welcomed completion […]

SC halts victory notifications of Senators with dual-nationality

By The Frontier Post | March 5, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court (SC) has halted issuance of notifications to freshly elected senators who possess dual nationalities of two countries. The development came two days after Senate elections 2018 were held which witnessed federally ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) winning majority out of the 52 total senators which were elected. Attorney General of Pakistan told […]

Way forward for Balochistan is through development, stability: Army chief

By The Frontier Post | March 5, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday said the way forward for Balochistan is through bringing about development and stability in the province, said a statement released by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). The army chief is on a two-day visit to the province. During the visit, General Bajwa also inaugurated […]

NAB’s executive board approves inquiry against Nawaz, Imran, others

By The Frontier Post | March 5, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The executive board meeting of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has approved inquiries and investigations into alleged malpractices by noted politicians and other individuals. The NAB’s executive board meeting was held in Islamabad on Monday. The meeting was presided over by NAB chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal. The NAB’s executive board gave approval […]

Imran announces stern action against disloyal lawmakers

By The Frontier Post | March 5, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan on Monday informed that his party has formed inquiry committee to probe the sale of vote by his party’s lawmakers and will take stern action against those found guilty of having sold their conscience. “This is highly regrettable that some of our lawmakers from Khyber Pakhunkhwa […]

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Indian boy shot dead in police crossfire

By The Frontier Post | January 18, 2018

LUCKNOW (AFP): An eight-year-old boy was shot and killed in police crossfire in northern India, an officer said Thursday. Madhav Bharadwaj was playing with friends in Uttar Pradesh state when he was shot dead in front of his grandfather late Wednesday. Police said they went into the boy´s village on a tip-off that suspected robbers […]

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Kurds react to US border force plan

By The Frontier Post | January 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk ERBIL: Syria’s Kurdish National Council on Wednesday said the U.S. plan to form a PYD/PKK-led border security force in Syria could trigger dispute between Kurds and Arabs. On Sunday, U.S.-led coalition spokesman Ryan Dillon announced plans to establish a 30,000-strong border security force in Syria with the SDF/PKK — a U.S.-backed group drawn […]

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Hamas blasts US aid suspension to UN agency

By The Frontier Post | January 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk GAZA CITY: A U.S. decision to suspend financial aid earmarked for the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), which is responsible for helping some 5.3 million Palestinian refugees, is aimed at “ending the Palestinian cause”, according to Hamas. In a Wednesday statement, the Gaza-based resistance group condemned the move, calling on the UNRWA […]

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Sunni coalition calls for postponing Iraq elections

By The Frontier Post | January 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk BAGHDAD: A major Sunni coalition on Wednesday called for postponing this year’s local and parliamentary elections in Iraq. In a statement, the Unity Alliance of Iraq said it had requested the Iraqi parliament to postpone the polls scheduled for May 12. The statement, however, did not cite any reason for seeking to delay […]

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Daesh’s ideological threat still remains in Iraq: NATO

By The Frontier Post | January 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Daesh terrorist group’s ideological threat still remains in Iraq, said Chairman of the NATO Military Committee Gen. Petr Pavel on Wednesday. “We can say that physically ISIS [Daesh] has been defeated, but that does not mean that the ideology was defeated and that Iraq is now a safe and secured country,” Pavel […]

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Turkish, Russian diplomats discuss Syria over phone

By The Frontier Post | January 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and his counterpart Russian Sergey Lavrov discussed Syria over phone, said a Turkish diplomatic source on Wednesday. Cavusoglu and Lavrov exchanged views on the developments in Syria, an upcoming conference on the war-torn country in Russia’s coastal city of Sochi and also cease-fire violations by the Bashar […]

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Pakistan

Free, fair polls ECP’s responsibility: PM says

By The Frontier Post | June 26, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Justice (R) Nasir-ul-Mulk said conduct of free, fair and peaceful elections was the prime responsibility of the Election Commission of Pakistan. Chairing a briefing on the arrangements for smooth conduct of General Elections 2018 here at the PM Office, the Prime Minister said federal and provincial governments were committed to […]

Pervez for suspending local bodies to ensure free, fair polls

By The Frontier Post | June 26, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League (PML) senior central leader and former Deputy Prime Minister Ch Parvez Elahi has said that free, fair and transparent election cannot be held without suspending local bodies. In a statement, he said N-League has started pre-poll rigging in Punjab through local bodies, N-League local bodies members and chairmen are […]

I will win the polls with one lac lead: Sheikh Rashid

By The Frontier Post | June 26, 2018

F.P. Report Rawalpindi: President of Awami Muslim League (AML) Sheikh Rashid has said that he will win the election  with the lead of one lac from NA 60 and  62. ‘’Pen and Inkpot will achieve historical success’’ he said this while starting his election campaign on Monday. He further said that he will complete the […]

Dr Mirza, wife declared loan defaulter by State Bank

By The Frontier Post | June 26, 2018

F.P. Report Islamabad: Former NA speaker Fahmida Mirza and her husband Dr Zulfiqar Mirza lent over Rs500 million loans from different banks and later written-off, sources said on Monday. The couple has been declared defaulters for Rs280 million by a bank. According to details handed over by the State Bank of Pakistan to the ECP, […]

NAB grills Zulfi Bukhari in offshore companies’ case

By The Frontier Post | June 26, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan’s close aide Zulfi Bukhari was interrogated by an investigative team of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Monday. The London-based businessman was probed for one-and-a-half hours as he appeared before the accountability body in Rawalpindi for the first time in an ongoing NAB probe against him […]

No apprehension of delay in election: Zafar

By The Frontier Post | June 26, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information, Broadcasting, National History and Literary Heritage Barrister Ali Zafar said there was no apprehension of delay in the general election and fair, transparent and impartial polls would be ensured on July 25. Talking to newsmen here after attending an event, he said rumours had made rounds about delay in […]

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