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PAT files a treason case against Nawaz Sharif in LHC

By The Frontier Post | May 14, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Awami Tehreek has filed a treason petition on Monday in the Lahore High Court against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif regarding his controversial remarks on Mumbai attacks. PAT leader, Khurram Nawaz Gandapur has field the case and it stated that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif maligned Pakistan and its institutions and […]

NSC terms Nawaz’s remarks on Mumbai attacks ‘baseless and misleading’

By The Frontier Post | May 14, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The National Security Committee (NSC) has completely rejected Nawaz Sharif’s recent statement regarding the Mumbai attacks in 2008 and unanimously termed it “incorrect and misleading”. Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi chaired the NSC meeting on Monday and conducted a detailed review of former premier statement printed in a newspaper interview on Saturday. […]

Khursheed Shah urges Premier Abbasi to explain national security matters in parliament

By The Frontier Post | May 14, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Opposition leader in National Assmebly Syed Khurshid Shah has said that Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi should take the parliament into confidence over the decisions taken in the National Security Committee (NSC) meeting. Khusheed Shah said this while talking to media on Monday. Shah urged the premier to explain the matters related […]

Will continue to speak the truth in better interest of country, says Nawaz Sharif  

By The Frontier Post | May 14, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif has said that he is the first Pakistani to admitted the facts regarding the Mumbai attacks and adding that he simply asked a question and it deserve an answer. Nawaz Sharif said this while talking to media representative on Monday outside the accountability court in Islamabad. […]

Farooq Sattar decides to hand over charge to Bahadurabad group

By The Frontier Post | May 14, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Chief of Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) Farooq Sattar has announced that he would not participate in the general elections and also decided to hand over his charge to the party’s Bahadurabad group. This he said while addressing to the party workers in PIB Colony on Sunday night. He said that he did […]

NSC to discuss misleading statement regarding Mumbai attacks tomorrow: ISPR

By The Frontier Post | May 13, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: The huddle of National Security Committee has been summoned tomorrow to discuss Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) leader Nawaz Sharif’s misleading remarks regarding Mumbai attacks, stated Inter-Service Public Relations (ISPR) Director General (DG) Major General Asif Ghafoor. In a Twitter statement on Sunday, DG ISPR Asif Ghafoor said that the meeting would […]

Global

Moscow rejects Syrian opposition’s truce proposal

By The Frontier Post | May 3, 2018

Monitoring Desk HOMS, Syria: Russia on Wednesday turned down a proposal by Syrian opposition factions for a cease-fire in Homs province’s northern countryside. The proposal, which was made at a Tuesday meeting between opposition representatives and Russian officials in Homs, reportedly called for a cease-fire and the reopening of the region’s main thoroughfares. If accepted, […]

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South Korea to keep US troops even with peace treaty

By The Frontier Post | May 3, 2018

SEOUL (Reuters): South Korean President Moon Jae-in denied Wednesday that U.S. troops would leave the peninsula in the expected event of a peace treaty being signed with North Korea. “(It) is a matter of the South Korea-U.S. alliance. It has nothing to do with signing a peace treaty,” Moon was quoted as saying by his […]

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Mueller ‘threatened Trump with subpoena’ amid Russia probe

By The Frontier Post | May 3, 2018

NEW YORK (BBC): Special Counsel Robert Mueller warned he could order Donald Trump to testify as part of a probe into alleged Russian election meddling, US media report. Mr Mueller suggested the move during talks with Mr Trump’s lawyers in March. The threat to issue a subpoena, as it is known, was reportedly met with […]

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60 dead, dozens injured in twin blasts in Nigeria

By The Frontier Post | May 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk KANO, NIGERIA: As many as 60 people were killed in deadly twin suicide bombers attack at a mosque in northern Nigeria on Tuesday. The deadly attack bearing the hallmark of Boko Haram and the attack comes just a day after US President Donald Trump pledged greater support to fight the gunmen. According to local […]

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Vatican treasurer to stand trial for alleged sex offences

By The Frontier Post | May 2, 2018

MELBOURNE ((Reuters): Vatican Treasurer George Pell must face trial on charges of historical sexual offences, an Australian court ruled on Tuesday, making him the most senior Catholic official to be tried on such allegations. He pleaded not guilty. Magistrate Belinda Wallington handed down her decision that Pell’s case will proceed to trial in a Melbourne […]

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North and S. Korea start to dismantle border speakers

By The Frontier Post | May 2, 2018

PAJU (Reuters): North and South Korea began dismantling loudspeakers that blared propaganda across their heavily fortified border on Tuesday, South Korea’s defence ministry said, fulfilling a promise made at last week’s historic summit. The moves are the first practical, if small, steps toward reconciliation after Friday’s meeting between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and the […]

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KP-Prisoners lack basic facilities in lock ups, violate human rights

By The Frontier Post | May 28, 2018

Wisal Yousafzai PESHAWAR: Around 3,519 extra prisoners’ have been kept behind bars in different parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa jails without provision of basic facilities which is an obvious violation of basic human rights. As per details, there are 13 prisons across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa which has capacity of accommodating 7,541 prisoners but unfortunately around 11,060 among […]

Unprecedented growth in petroleum sector

By The Frontier Post | May 28, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Critics believe or not, Pakistan has witnessed exceptional growth in petroleum sector during last five years of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government. The government encouraged oil and gas Exploration and Production (E&P) companies, by providing them maximum incentives, to step up exploration activities in potential areas across the country. Oil and […]

Drug addiction becoming a major social evil

By The Frontier Post | May 28, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The increasing use of drugs, especially homemade liquor, by young people is fast becoming a social evil across Chitral needing an urgent attention by the local admin, police as well as the community. Like in the case of rising suicides among the youth, mostly women, government departments as well as the civil […]

AJK president emphasizes on investing in research

By The Frontier Post | May 28, 2018

F.P. Report MIRPUR: AJK President Sardar Masood Khan, has emphasized the need to invest in innovative and cutting-edge disciplines at the public sector universities across AJK helping promote quality higher education. The President made these remarks while chairing the Senate Committee meeting of the Mirpur University of Science and Technology (MUST), at Jammu and Kashmir […]

ANP district leader shot dead

By The Frontier Post | May 28, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Armed man gunned down a local leader of Awami National Party (ANP) here on Sunday and escaped the scene. Police said that accused Sabz Ali Shah over old enmity opened indiscriminate fire at his opponent Zarwali Shah in Kotha area of Swabi. As a result of firing Zarwali Shah was killed on […]

BIEK change timing of Exams due heat wave

By The Frontier Post | May 27, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Board of Intermediate Education Karachi (BIEK) on Sunday changed the timing of examinations owing the PMD recent report of sever expected heat wave. In a notification issued by the BIEK, timings of exams from May 29 to June 13 have been changed, adding that exams for Arts Group (Regular and Private) will […]

Afghanistan

US, UNAMA welcome voter registration process

By The Frontier Post | April 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The United States of America and United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) on Tuesday welcomed the start of voter registration process in Afghanistan. Afghan Chief Executive Dr Abdullah Abdullah met US ambassador to Afghanistan John R. Bass and United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) special envoy for Afghanistan. The US […]

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Security forces’ fire hurts 3 women

By The Frontier Post | April 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: Security forces’ fire injured at least three women while a boy and a woman were killed during separate incidents of violence, police and residents said Saturday. Local residents opposed to the construction of a link road in the outskirts of Jalalabad hurled stones on security forces when they arrived in the area […]

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Turkey deports over 6,800 Afghan migrants

By The Frontier Post | April 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Turkish government has deported 6,846 Afghan refugees back to Kabul recently, according to a statement from the Interior Ministry’s General Directorate of Migration Management. The directorate said the migrants were deported from the eastern provinces of Erzurum, Agri, and the western province of Izmir on nine charter flights, as well as […]

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‘Afghanistan has capacity of producing 11,000 tons honey a year’

By The Frontier Post | April 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation (MALI) on Tuesday stressed on improving the honey business, quality and quantity, saying Afghanistan had the capacity of producing 11,000 tons of honey annually. Nasir Ahmad Durani, agriculture minister, talking to a ceremony marking World Honey Bee Day, said that 214,000 bee boxes were currently […]

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16 Taliban militants killed in Ghazni clashes

By The Frontier Post | April 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk GHAZNI: As many as 16 Taliban fighters were killed in clashes with Afghan security forces in Ghazni province of Afghanistan.  The local officials told media that 13 other Taliban insurgents were injured during the clashes. The clashes between the Taliban and security forces were broke out in three villages of Muqur district on […]

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Commanders 39 Taliban killed: ANA

By The Frontier Post | April 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk HERAT: Several commanders among 39 Taliban gunmen were killed and 10 others wounded during clashes in Farah province, Afghan army claimed Monday. The Taliban gunmen swarmed police outposts in the Tenk area of Pusht-e-Rod district, Farah province, killing a cop and wounding two others, said Arif Nizami, deputy press officer of Afghan National […]

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Business

Turkey received over $500m in foreign investment in Feb

By The Frontier Post | April 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Turkey received $511 million in net international direct investment this February, the Economy Ministry announced Wednesday. In February, the amount of net foreign direct investment (FDI) rose by nearly 12 percent year-on-year, from $457 million in the same month of 2017, while the amount was $602 million in the first month of […]

MCB announces financial results

By The Frontier Post | April 26, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The Board of Directors of MCB Bank Limited met under the Chairmanship of Mian Mohammad Mansha, on Wednesday to review the performance of the Bank and approve the financial statements for the three months period ended March 31, 2018. During the three months period, MCB Bank Limited reported Profit Before Tax (PBT) […]

Turkey’s benchmark stock index up at open

By The Frontier Post | April 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Turkey’s stock exchange rose 0.29 percent, or 317.56 points, to open at 110,376.18 points on Wednesday. Among all sector indices, the transportation sector index posted the best performance, up 0.65 percent, while the leasing factoring sector index suffered the worst, down 0.46 percent. The BIST banking index and the BIST holding index […]

9th Sarajevo Business Forum begins in Bosnia  

By The Frontier Post | April 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk BELGRADE, Serbia: The ninth Sarajevo Business Forum (SBF) began Wednesday in the Bosnian capital with Turkey playing a prominent role. Dubbed the “Balkan Davos”, the event will focus on expanding regional economic cooperation and attracting international investment to Southeast Europe. Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek features among this year’s speakers. Simsek said […]

Comcast offers £22 billion for Sky, threatening Fox’s offer

By The Frontier Post | April 25, 2018

LONDON (Reuters): U.S. Cable Company Comcast Corp made a 22 billion pound ($31 billion) offer for pay-TV group Sky (SKYB.L) on Wednesday, beating an already agreed takeover bid from Rupert Murdoch’s Fox (FOXA.O) by 16 percent. Comcast, which first proposed an offer at the same 12.50 pounds-a-share price in February, said it would continue to […]

Airbus, Dassault join hands for new project

By The Frontier Post | April 25, 2018

BERLIN (Reuters) – Airbus (AIR.PA) and Dassault Aviation (AVMD.PA) have signed an initial agreement for cooperation on Europe’s Future Air Combat System (FCAS), the two companies said on Wednesday. The two companies are awaiting from the French and German government details on the exact requirements for the program, which is set to include a fighter […]

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Sports

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger to step down

By The Frontier Post | April 20, 2018

ANKARA (AA): Arsene Wenger has decided to resign after 22 years as Arsenal manager. “After careful consideration and following discussions with the club, I feel it is the right time for me to step down at the end of the season,” the club shared Wenger’s written statement on its official website on Friday. The Frenchman […]

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Faheem hopes to represent Pakistan in all three formats

By The Frontier Post | April 20, 2018

LAHORE (APP): Pakistan’s All-rounder Faheem Ashraf has expressed his desire to cement a permanent spot in all three formats after being selected in the 16-member Test squad for England/Ireland tour next month. The 24-year-old, already represented Pakistan in eight ODIs and 10 T20Is, where he has scored 126 runs and claimed 18 wickets collectively, revealed […]

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Novak Djokovic to continue injury comeback in Barcelona

By The Frontier Post | April 20, 2018

BARCELONA (Agencies): Former world number one Novak Djokovic will continue his comeback from injury at the Barcelona Open next week, tournament organisers announced on Friday. The Serbian was beaten in three sets by Austrian Dominic Thiem in the Monte Carlo Masters third round on Thursday, but said he was pain-free for the first time in […]

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Pakistan Cup one-day tournament to begin in Faisalabad next week

By The Frontier Post | April 20, 2018

FAISLABAD (Monitoring Desk): The Pakistan Cricket Board has announced that Pakistan Cup cricket tournament will kick off in Faisalabad from Wednesday, April 25. Five teams will be taking part in the event. Federal, Punjab, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan will participate in the fifty-over tournament over a course of 11 matches. Ahmed Shehzad will lead […]

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West Indies players get bored playing long format: Heath Streak

By The Frontier Post | April 20, 2018

KOLKATA (Agencies): Be it Chris Gayle or Andre Russell, the West Indian cricketers have been in big demand in Twenty20 leagues across the world and former Zimbabwe captain Heath Streak says it could be because perhaps the ‘powerful’ Caribbeans get ‘bored’ playing Test cricket. Gayle smashed 104 not out from 63 balls against one of […]

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Ready to bat at any number for Pakistan: Fakhar

By The Frontier Post | April 20, 2018

F.P. Report Islamabad: Opening batsman Fakhar Zaman is just focused on helping the team win and is not worried about batting at any number after being for the Test team, which will face England and Ireland in May. Zaman, along with four other uncapped players Saad Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Imamul Haq and Usman Salahuddin were […]

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Fashion

Activists of Rajput Hindu group damages theatre for showing Padmavati trailer

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2017

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Hundreds of Shri Rajput Karni Sena activists on Tuesday attacked the cinema hall in Kota to protest against the screening the trailer of ‘Padmavati’ the next movie of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s, which the group claims that the historical character Rani Padmavati was presented in a disrespectful way against the historical facts. Indian […]

Salman wishes to do movies with Shah Rukh, Akshay

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2017

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Mega Bollywood Star, Salman Khan, has said if given the chance, he would love to do movies with Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar and Sanjay Dutt as they were fantastic actors and friends. Dabang Khan said this while talking to media persons at Mumbai. He said that he will work with these […]

Rajput community protest against release of ‘Padmavati’

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2017

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Hundred members of Rajput community protested in Indian state of Gujrat against the Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s upcoming film Padmavati. The protestors claimed that Bhansali in the movie has distorted facts and demanded to stop the release of movie as it depicting the historical Rani Pamavati in a wrong way. Rajput Karni Sena, […]

Alia Bhatt starrer Raazi to be release on May 11 next year

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2017

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Bollywood Actress, Alia Bhatt is excited about her next film with Meghna Gulzar titled Raazi in which she will be seen opposite Vicky Kaushal and it will be release on May 11 next year. Alia Bhatt is playing a spy in the film and shooting of the film had been completed in […]

Rishi Kapoor wants to see Pakistan before he dies

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2017

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Senior Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor wanted to see Pakistan before he dies and he expressed his wish that his children are able to go to Pakistan to see their roots. Kapoor said this while expressing his wish on twitter late night.  Rishi Kapoor who is originally from Peshawar, Pakistan and wanted to […]

Salman Khan Starts shoot for Race 3

By The Frontier Post | November 10, 2017

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Saif Ali Khan performed in the first two parts of Race and set the screen on fire but now Salman Khan replaces him in the third part of the Race 3. Salman Khan has started the shooting of the movie and recorded first chase scene of the movie and Jacqueline Fernandez too […]

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