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SC summons NAB prosecutor general

By The Frontier Post | March 13, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Monday summoned the National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) prosecutor general in connection with the counterfeit drugs case. The CJP was hearing a complaint lodged by the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) with the Supreme Court’s (SC) Human Rights Cell (HRC) against Everest Pharmaceuticals […]

SC bans ads carrying pictures of political leaders

By The Frontier Post | March 13, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court Monday banned public advertisements carrying the pictures of political leaders while hearing a suo moto notice case. The three-member SC bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar and comprising Justice Umar Ata Bandial and Justice Ijazul Ahsan heard the case. During the course of proceedings, the chief justice […]

Joint opposition-backed Sadiq Sanjrani elected Senate chairman

By The Frontier Post | March 12, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Independent candidate from Balochistan, backed by joint opposition Sadiq Sanjrani has won Senate election for chairmanship with as many as 57 votes against 46 of ruling party s candidate on Monday. The Presiding Officer Sardar Muhammad Yaqoob made the announcement following which supporters of winning candidate thumped the desk. Presiding Officer Sardar […]

Pak-Saudi relations based on trust, COAS tells Imam-e-Kaaba

By The Frontier Post | March 12, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday met with Imam-e-Kaaba Sheikh Saleh bin Muhammad Al Talib in Rawalpindi and discussed matters of mutual interest. General Bajwa during the meeting said Pakistan and Saudi Arabia enjoy brotherly relations which are based on mutual trust. The Imam-e-Kaaba met Prime Minister Shahid […]

Iran will not let its soil be used against Pakistan: Iranian envoy

By The Frontier Post | March 12, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, while on a three-day official visit, said Iranian leadership will not let its soil be used against Pakistan. The Iranian envoy, speaking to journalists, added that Iran’s relations with India are not aimed against Pakistan. Zarif also invited Pakistan and China to invest in the port […]

Contempt case: Apex court to indict Nehal Hashmi on March 26

By The Frontier Post | March 12, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Former Senator and Leader of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-) Nehal Hashmi will be indicted in contempt of court case on March 26. The apex court while hearing a case on Monday decided to indict the PML-N leader on 26 of this month. On February 1, Nehal Hashmi was jailed for a month and […]

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Australia PM office admits losing a trove of classified documents

By The Frontier Post | February 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk SYDNEY: The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) and the government have agreed on the return of thousands of sensitive documents obtained by the national broadcaster that was meant to remain under wraps for at least another decade. According to the ABC, papers covering five federal government cabinet meetings over a decade had been un-wittingly […]

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Mosque vandalized in Netherlands

By The Frontier Post | February 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk THE HAGUE: A mosque in the Dutch port city of The Hague was vandalized late Friday, the head of the mosque said Saturday. So far, no group has claimed responsibility for the act of vandalism, in which a Turkish flag was crosed with red paint with slogans against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan […]

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IS offensive near border

By The Frontier Post | February 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk BAGHDAD: The Iraqi army’s chief of operations Major-General Mahmoud al-Falahi said the troops have started an operation to drive Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) from the desert areas of Anbar prov-ince, which borders Sa-udi Arabia, Al-Sumaria TV channel reports. “The army, police, tribal and border forces, backed by the international coalition, began this […]

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Sarajevo-Belgrade highway to benefit entire region

By The Frontier Post | February 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk SARAJEVO: The Sarajevo-Belgrade Highway will bring many benefits to Bosnia and the entire region, Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Communications and Transport Minister Ismir Jusko said on Saturday. The highway project will create a link between Bosnia’s capital of Sarajevo and Serbia’s capital of Belgrade with Turkey’s support. “I read an article when I had […]

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Tillerson warns Mexico to watch Russian election meddling

By The Frontier Post | February 3, 2018

MEXICO CITY (Reuters): US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned Mexico on Friday to pay attention to Russian meddling in elections around the world, following comments from another US official that there were signs of such interference in the country’s presidential race. Speaking in Mexico City, Tillerson said European counterparts had noticed that Russia had […]

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China welcomes Pakistan and others to participate in BOAO forum: Wang Yi

By The Frontier Post | February 3, 2018

ISLAMABAD (APP): Chinese Foreign Wang Yi said that China will welcome Pakistan and other Asian countries to participate in the high profile economic forum (BOAO). BOAO forum is scheduled to meet in Chinese Hainan province on April 8-11 that provides a big opportunity to the regional countries to develop their socio-economic partnership. It is going […]

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Nation, army to stay determined, steadfast in face of terrorism: Army Chief

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Sunday said the nation and the army would stay determined and steadfast in the face of cowardly acts of terrorism. Expressing grief on the martyrdom of Ikramullah Gandapur in a suicide attack, the army chief said, “We have lost another patriotic political leader.” […]

Rafique cries foul over narcotics court verdict on Abbasi

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader Khawaja Saad Rafique on Sunday called the verdict of special anti-narcotics court against Hanif Abbasi similar to the decisions given by the courts on Bhutto case and Nawaz Sharif hijacking case. A special anti-narcotics court sentenced Abbasi to life in ephedrine quota case late Saturday, just four days […]

ECP postpones election in NA-60 following Hanif Abbasi’s sentence

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) postponed polls in NA-60, Rawalpindi constituency on Sunday following Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Hanif Abbasi’s sentence. “The polling schedule for NA-60 will be issued later,” the ECP said. A special anti-narcotics court sentenced Abbasi to life in the ephedrine quota case late Saturday, just four days […]

PML-N workers protest in Rawalpindi against Hanif Abbasi’s life sentence

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Dozens of Pakistan Muslim Legaue-Nawaz (PML-N) workers staged a protest at 6th Road in Rawalpindi on Sunday against party leader Hanif Abbasi’s life sentence. The protest was led by Senator Chaudhry Tanvir and Sardar Naseem. A special anti-narcotics court sentenced Abbasi to life in ephedrine quota case late Saturday, just four days […]

Six polling officers arrested in Sindh for opening postal ballot papers

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Six polling officers were arrested On Saturday night in the Sanghar and Sehwan districts of Sindh after they were caught trying to open postal ballot papers. The arrested officers include assistant returning officer (ARO) Qurban Ali Memon, Muhammad Saleh a clerk at the local tehsil office, senior clerk Abid Ali, junior clerk Mohammad […]

Supreme Court directs NAB to probe PIA CEO’s appointment

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2018

KARACHI (Monitoring Desk): Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Sunday directed the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to probe into Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) CEO Dr Musharraf Rasool Cyan’s appointment and salary. “NAB should investigate the PIA CEO’s appointment and the salary and perks offered to him,” the chief justice remarked while […]

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