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NAB to investigate govt officials, departments

By The Frontier Post | March 28, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau has launched investigations and enquiries against various government officials and officers for embezzling funds, involvement in illegal appointments and misuse of authority. The decisions were made during an executive board’s meeting chaired by NAB Chairperson Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal on Wednesday. A press statement after the meeting revealed […]

PM chairs 5th NDMC meeting; disaster response force to be created at federal capital level

By The Frontier Post | March 28, 2018

ISLAMABAD (APP): A model National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) would be created, as a pilot project, at the federal capital level by utilizing the human resource available with other organizations associated with the disaster and relief management. It was decided during the 5th meeting of National Disaster Management Commission (NDMC) held here at the PM […]

Bring Hussain Haqqani back in one month, SC directs govt

By The Frontier Post | March 28, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court of Pakistan Wednesday gave one-month deadline to federal government to bring former Pakistan’s ambassador to USA Hussain Haqqani back to Pakistan. According to details, a three-member bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) resumed hearing of the Memogate case here in Islamabad today. CJP—during hearing—remarked that he would not […]

Meeting with PM Abbasi to bring positive outcome, says CJP

By The Frontier Post | March 28, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar remarked that yesterday’s meeting with the prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will bring positive results in the future and adding that now no summary would be halted in future. CJP said this while hearing a case on Wednesday, regarding the provision of health facilities in […]

Dar asset accumulation case: Additional accused to be indicted on March 30

By The Frontier Post | March 28, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The accountability court hearing corruption reference against former finance minister Ishaq Dar has yet to indict the co-accused in the case. The co-accused in the asset accumulation case have been identified as former National Bank of Pakistan President Saeed Ahmed, Naeem Mehmood and Mansoor Rizvi. All the three have been accused in […]

Pakistan emphasizes on political solution to Afghan conflict

By The Frontier Post | March 28, 2018

Monitoring Desk TASHKENT: Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif has said that Pakistan always stressed to solve the Afghan conflict through a dialogue process as it is the best way to end the decades long conflict in the war affected country. Khawaja Asif said this while addressing to the Tashkent Conference on Afghanistan on Tuesday. Foreign Minister […]

Global

Australia’s PM in damage control action

By The Frontier Post | February 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk SYDNEY: Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull brushed aside suggestions of a rift in his coalition government on Sunday, saying there were “no issues” between the Liberal and National parties in the wake of a sex scandal that has swamped Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce. “I can assure you that the relations are very […]

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Emirati soldier killed in Yemen

By The Frontier Post | February 19, 2018

Ahmed al-Masri DOHA: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) said Sunday a soldier was killed in war-torn Yemen. The official WAM news agency cited a statement by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) military command announcing the soldier’s death, but gave no details about the circumstances of his death. The UAE is a member of a Saudi-led […]

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Spanish, French national ‘neutralized’ in Syria operation

By The Frontier Post | February 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Two nationals from European countries fighting as part of the terrorist group PYD/PKK have been “neutralized” during Turkey’s Operation Olive Branch in Afrin, northwestern Syria, according to information available online on social media. While Turkey’s operation in Syria continues, information on social media about some terrorists “neutralized” by Turkish army shows that […]

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Turkey gave the US another chance: FM

By The Frontier Post | February 19, 2018

Ayhan Simsek MUNICH: The U.S. and Turkey will either normalize relations or bilateral ties will grow even worse, Turkey’s foreign minister said on Sunday. Speaking to journalists during the Munich Security Conference, Mevlut Cavusoglu said Turkey has lost confidence in the U.S. due to Washington’s support for the PYD/PKK terrorist group in Syria. “Our relations […]

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Do not test Israel, Netanyahu tells Iran

By The Frontier Post | February 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUNICH: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Tehran over aggressions by what he called Iran and its “proxies” in Syria, while showing what he claimed was a piece of an Iranian drone shot down in Israeli airspace. Saying he had “a message to the tyrants of Tehran” during a speech at the Munich […]

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Passenger plane crash kills 66 killed in Iran

By The Frontier Post | February 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk   TEHRAN: As many as 66 people on board were killed after an Iranian passenger plane crashed in southern Isfahan province on Sunday. The Aseman Airlines flight was take off from Tehran airport and missed in Iran after it went disappeared from radar. The plan was en route to Yasug from Tehran. The causes […]

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Pakistan

CJCSC visits Air Headquarters

By The Frontier Post | July 23, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD (APP): Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC), General Zubair Mahmood Hayat visited Air Headquarters here on Monday. On his arrival, he was received by Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force (PAF), said a statement issued here by media affairs directorate of PAF. Afterwards, […]

Islamabad court hears Imran Khan disqualification petition

By The Frontier Post | July 23, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court on Monday sent notices to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan to respond to objections in Sita White case. A two-member bench comprising Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui and Justice Amir Farooq heard a petition pertaining to Imran Khan’s disqualification under Article 62 of the constitution. The petitioner Abdul […]

About 8,00000 security personnel deployed for election

By The Frontier Post | July 23, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The interior ministry said that stringent security arrangements have been made and more than eight hundred thousand security personnel have been deployed across the country to guard the election 2018. Ministry said that Pakistan Army and paramilitary forces are included in the election security contingency. It also mentioned that despite heavy security, […]

Money laundering case: Faryal Talpur approaches SHC for bail

By The Frontier Post | July 23, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Leader of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and sister of former president Asif Ali Zardari, Faryal Talpur has contacted the Sindh High Court (SHC) for bail in money laundering case on Monday. Lawyer of Faryal Talpur submitted the plea in SHC and it stated that Federal Bureau of Revenue (FBR) declared his clients […]

People will not accept result if rigging happens: Shehbaz

By The Frontier Post | July 23, 2018

F.P. Report MULTAN: President Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Shehbaz Sharif has said that the people will not accept the rigged elections and warned that rigging in election would bring flood and adding that he wouldn’t be able to control the people. This he said while addressing to a political gathering in Multan on Sunday night. […]

At least 20 injured in hand grenade attack on BAP’s office

By The Frontier Post | July 23, 2018

F.P. Report DALBANDIN: At least 20 people were injured in a hand grenade attack at the electoral office of Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) in Dalbadin on Sunday night. The police and rescue teams reached the area after the incident and shifted the injured to a nearby hospital. This is not the first attack on a […]

Afghanistan

Ghani to visit Nangarhar

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2017

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): President Muhammad Ashraf Ghani on Monday promised to visit eastern Nangarhar province and seek solution to problems here, the governor said. Nangarhar Governor Mohammad Gulab Mangal, called to the Presidential Palace in Kabul, presented a report detailing the security, government performance and upcoming plans to the president, said Attaullah Khogyani, Mangal’s spokesman. The […]

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Helmand Clinic Treats Addicts With Water Therapy

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2017

HELMAND (Tolo News): A clinic, established two and half years ago in southern Helmand province, uses water therapy and counseling to treat drug addicts rather than medication. Clinic staff said water therapy was more effective than prescribing medicine. The clinic is now however run by a recovering addict who was once a patient at the […]

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Foreign Envoys Vow Support for Peace in Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2017

KABUL (Tolo News): The German ambassador to Afghanistan on Thursday said that terrorist attacks on diplomatic institutions in Afghanistan will not deter the efforts of his government to bolster the peace process in Afghanistan. He said that sacrifices made by the Afghan security forces in the campaign against militancy were one of the reasons that […]

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Ghani Steps In To Resolve Air Cargo Issues

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2017

KABUL (Tolo News): President Ashraf Ghani ordered officials on Saturday to immediately resolve air cargo issues and ensure that 120 tons of fresh fruit is transported to India every week. Ghani issued the order stating that the fruit must be delivered to Delhi and Amritsar every week. The president’s order comes after weeks of issues […]

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5 Taliban insurgents critically wounded while making bombs in Nangarahr mosque

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2017

NANGARHAR (Khaama Press): At least five Taliban insurgents were critically wounded while they were making Improvised Explosive Devices in a mosque in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan. The provincial government media office in a statement said the incident took place in a mosque in Momandara district. The statement further added that five other suspects were […]

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Taliban capture control of Ghormach in northern Faryab province

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2017

KABUL (Khaama Press): The Taliban insurgents have captured the control of Ghormach district in northern Faryab province after days of heavy gun battle. The local security sources confirmed that the control of the district fell to Taliban control earlier today after heavy clashes. There are no reports regarding the casualties as a result of the […]

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Business

Gold price decreases in international, local markets

By The Frontier Post | August 1, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Gold price witnessed a sharp decline of $2 per ounce in international market and settled at $1268. Following footprints of international market, gold price witnessed decline of Rs 300 per tola and settled at Rs 51, 000 in local markets of Lahore, Faisalabad and Karachi. Likewise price of 10 gram gold went […]

Disqualification of PM increases policy uncertainty: Moody’s

By The Frontier Post | August 1, 2017

F.P. Report NEW YORK: Credit rating agency Moody on Tuesday reported that Nawaz Sharif’s disqualification by the Supreme Court (SC) in Panama Papers case poses risks to policy continuity. If heightened political uncertainty and strife among the various branches of government disrupt the administration s economic and fiscal agenda, macroeconomic stability and the government s […]

Largest refinery of Pakistan to resume production this week

By The Frontier Post | August 1, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan’s largest oil refinery, which had caught fire two years ago shortly after inauguration and had been staying closed since then, is set to resume production later this week. Byco Petroleum Limited, in a notification to the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX), said on Monday “the company will resume production at its 120,000-barrel-per-day refinery.” […]

FBR collects Rs200 billion in July, up 20pc MoM

By The Frontier Post | August 1, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has collected Rs200 billion in the first month (July 2017) of the current fiscal year 2017-18 against a collection of Rs164 billion in the same month of the last financial year 2016-17, registering a growth by 20 percent.   “We have achieved the target of Rs200 billion […]

Boeing expects India to order up to 2,100 aircraft over 20 years

By The Frontier Post | July 31, 2017

NEW DELHI (AFP): Boeing Co said on Monday it expects Indian airlines to order up to 2,100 new aircraft worth $290 billion over the next 20 years, calling it the highest-ever forecast for Asia’s third-largest economy. The planemaker said it expected single-aisle planes, such as the next generation 737 and 737 Max, to account for […]

Pakistan Stock market gains momentum

By The Frontier Post | July 31, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan Stock Market recorded appreciable gain on the first day of the new week and also after the Supreme Court’s verdict in Panama Papers case where index comfortably broke two important levels of 46000 and 47000 points. The first hour of the trading session was ruled by the bulls where 248 companies’ […]

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