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Shehbaz Sharif suggests Pervaiz Rashid to avoid media interaction over Nisar row

By The Frontier Post | January 19, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif suggested the ex-Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid to avoid giving certain statements in media over his ongoing row with the party leader Chaudhry Nisar. Commenting on the rift between Nisar and Rashid, Shehbaz Sharif favoured the former and called him A “senior leader of PML-N”. “Nisar is one […]

PAF equipped with modern weapon systems to thwart any threat: Air Chief

By The Frontier Post | January 19, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Air Chief Sohail Aman says Pakistan Air Force (PAF) is well equipped with modern weapon systems to thwart any external or internal threat. He was addressing the passing out parade of Aero Apprentices was held at PAF Base, Korangi Creek, in Karachi on Friday. Air Vice Marshal Haseeb Paracha, Air Officer Commanding […]

Zainab murder case: At least 600 DNA samples taken in ten days in Kasur

By The Frontier Post | January 19, 2018

KASUR (Monitoring Desk): Collection of DNA samples and their examination to possibly identify murderer of seven-year-old Zainab in Kasur is continuing on Friday with authorities having taken at least 600 samples within ten days. A Punjab chief minister (CM) Shehbaz Sharif-formed committee had earlier recommended that authorities collect DNA samples of men living in some […]

Pakistan reunites missing Afghan child with family

By The Frontier Post | January 19, 2018

ISLAMABAD (APP): In a gesture of good will, Foreign Secretary of Pakistan Tehmina Janjua handed over the custody of an Afghan child to the Afghan Embassy in Islamabad Friday, the Foreign Office reported. The child had come here with his parents for medical treatment of his father. However, during their stay in Islamabad, Ubaid ullah […]

Interior ministry shuts down Radio Mashaal on ISI recommendation

By The Frontier Post | January 19, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Interior Ministry ordered to shut down Radio Mashaal, after receiving intelligence report regarding the operations of a Pashto language broadcaster connected to the US-funded Radio Free Europe. Interior ministry issued a notification in this regard on Friday and directed the Islamabad chief and police chief of capital to close down the operations […]

SSP Rao Anwar appears before probe body in Naqeeb case

By The Frontier Post | January 19, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Malir Rao Anwar appeared before an inquiry committee on Friday, which is probing killing of a youth in a police encounter in Karachi. Sindh home minister Anwar Siyal constituted the committee on the direction of PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari after he taking notice of the killing […]

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Another disaster for Uber: Hackers stole data of 57 million customers

By The Frontier Post | November 21, 2017

  Monitoring Desk New York: Hackers stole the personal data of 57 million customers and drivers from Uber Technologies Inc., a massive breach that the company concealed for more than a year. This week, the ride-hailing firm ousted its chief security officer and one of his deputies for their roles in keeping the hack under […]

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Robert Mugabe resigns as Zimbabwe’s president

By The Frontier Post | November 21, 2017

HARARE (Reuters): Robert Mugabe resigned as president of Zimbabwe Tuesday, parliament speaker Jacob Mudenda told lawmakers, ending a 37-year rule defined by brutality and economic collapse. “I Robert Gabriel Mugabe in terms of section 96 of the constitution of Zimbabwe hereby formally tender my resignation… with immediate effect,” said speaker Mudenda, reading the letter. Earlier […]

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Suicide car bomb kills 24 in town north of Baghdad

By The Frontier Post | November 21, 2017

KIRKUK (AFP): A suicide car bomber killed at least 24 people in an attack on a busy market in a town north of Baghdad on Tuesday, a security official said. Dozens more were wounded when the attacker blew up the vehicle in the middle of the fruit and vegetable market in Tuz Khurmatu, the official […]

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China banks on regional support amid ‘Indian threats’ to CPEC

By The Frontier Post | November 21, 2017

BEIJING (Web Desk): China’s foreign ministry spokesperson Lu Kang has said that the country was hoping to receive wider approval and support for China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) among the regional countries and the rest of the international community. Speaking to reporters during a regular press briefing on Monday, he said the multi-billion dollar project was […]

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Putin meets Assad ahead of Syria talks with Turkey and Iran

By The Frontier Post | November 21, 2017

SOCHI (AFP): President Vladimir Putin said the Russian army had “saved Syria as a state” after meeting with leader Bashar al-Assad, as the Syrian government forces take an upper hand over militants and Daesh. Monday’s talks came during an announced “working visit” by Assad to the Black Sea resort of Sochi, ahead of a summit […]

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Dutch Human Rights Commission rules in favour of allowing Muslim officer to wear hijab with uniform

By The Frontier Post | November 21, 2017

AMSTERDAM (Reuters): A Muslim female officer has claimed discrimination at the hands of police in Netherlands for not being allowed to wear a headscarf or hijab with her uniform. But the Commission of Human Rights has ruled in favour of the complaint that since her contact with the public is limited she should be allowed […]

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Interim KP cabinet takes oath today

By The Frontier Post | June 14, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has taken oath from a ten-member cabinet of the interim Khyber Pakhtunkhwa at the Governor House on Thursday. Governor has administered the oath from the caretaker cabinet, after he named the members in a notification issued earlier today. In caretaker KP cabinet are including Akbar Jan […]

Met office predicts Eid-ul-Fitr on Saturday

By The Frontier Post | June 14, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The Pakistan Meteorological Department on Thursday predicted that Eid-ul-Fitr is likely to be celebrated on Saturday across Pakistan. The Met office told private news channel that it is unlikely that the Shawal moon will be sighted on Thursday (today) and adding that the probably Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated on coming Saturday in […]

Merely getting votes will not solve peoples problems: Farooq Sattar

By The Frontier Post | June 14, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Leader of Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P), Dr Farooq Sattar has said that free and fair elections is important however we should focused on the problems faced by the public including administrative and constitutional amendments. This he said while speaking to the media outside city courts on Thursday in Karachi. Farooq Sattar claimed […]

Corruption cases: Nawaz appoints new legal counsel to represent in NAB court

By The Frontier Post | June 14, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The disqualified prime minister Nawaz Sharif appointed a new lawyer on Thursday to represent him in the accountability court in the case filed by National Accountability Bureau (NAB). Nawaz hired a new lawyer after Khawaja Haris withdraw himself from the case on June 11. Earlier Khawaja Haris had announced his decision to […]

Nawaz Sharif and Maryam leave for London

By The Frontier Post | June 14, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Supreme Leader of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz left for London from Lahore airport on Thursday to spend some time with ailing Begum Kulsoom Nawaz. According to report both the father and daughter will reach London via Doha and they will spend […]

PML-N Lodhran leader Iqbal Shah joins PTI

By The Frontier Post | June 14, 2018

F.P. Report LODHRAN: Leader of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Peer Iqbal Shah, who defeated Ali Tareen in by-election, has joined Pakistan Tereek-e-Insaf (PTI). According to local daily, Iqbal Shah met with former opponent Jahangir Tareen to get PTI ticket after PML-N refused to award him ticket for the upcoming polls. Iqbal Shah already has submitted […]

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