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Former premier Nawaz summoned on Dec 19 in NAB references

By The Frontier Post | December 12, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Accountability court, hearing Avenfield properties, Azizia Steel Mills and Flagship Investment references against Sharif family, has summoned ex-prime minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz on December 19. During the proceeding headed by Justice Mohammad Bashir, Tayyab, who is associated with a private bank, shared the details of Sharif and […]

SC restrains media on Hudaibia case

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court on Monday restrained media from conducting talk shows on NAB’s appeal in Hudainia Papers case. The full bench of the apex court, which heard NAB appeal against a Lahore High Court verdict scraping Hudaibia Papers Mills Reference, directed Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) to take action against those channels […]

CM blames Center as police use force against growers

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2017

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Chief Minister Sindh, Syed Murad Ali Shah, put all the blame on federal government after police used force against protesting farmers being gathered near Bilawal House, Karachi here on Monday. Hundreds of sugarcane growers attempted to stage a protest near Bilawal House in Karachi but police didn’t allow them to advance towards […]

Opposition irked by govt failure to present FATA Reforms Bill in NA

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The government on Monday failed to table a bill pertaining to FATA’s merger with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, drawing the opposition’s ire over the delay. Lawmakers from the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and those from FATA tore copies of the assembly agenda in protest over the delay. The MNA Shahabuddin, […]

ATC rejects Imran Khan’s request to nullify terror charges

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) rejected Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan’s plea to nullify the terror charges against him in four cases and send the case to a lower court. The Anti-terrorism court is hearing four cases including attack on PTV building, parliament and the then SSP operations Asmatulah Junejo. Babar Awan, […]

Accountability court declares Ishaq Dar as proclaimed offender in a corruption case

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The accountability court declared former foreign minister Ishaq Dar a proclaimed offender on Monday after his continuous absence in a corruption case for possessing assets beyond declared sources of income. Accountability court Judge, Mohammad Bashir announced the decision on Monday as the former finance minister was in London for medical treatment and […]

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We are not your enemy: US to N Korea

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2017

The US government is not seeking a regime change in North Korea, the secretary of state says, amid tensions over Pyongyang’s weapons programme. “We’re not your enemy,” Rex Tillerson said, adding that the US wanted a dialogue at some point. Meanwhile, a senior Republican senator said President Trump considered going to war with North Korea […]

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Moscow court shooting: Gang suspects killed in escape bid

By The Frontier Post | August 1, 2017

MOSCOW (AFP): Three defendants have been killed in a court in the Russian capital, Moscow, after they tried to take the arms from security officers in an attempt to escape, officials say. The incident happened as five suspected gang members attacked the agents who were escorting them in a lift to a hearing, the Interior […]

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BJP govt turning Hindustan into ‘Lynchistan’: opposition

By The Frontier Post | August 1, 2017

NEW DELHI: The BJP-led Indian government found itself isolated in the Lok Sabha when the opposition, led by Congress, accused it of trying to turn “Hindustan” into “Lynchistan”. Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge said atrocities against Muslims and Dalits had increased in the name of cow protection, and the aggressors were backed by Bajrang Dal, VHP […]

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Hundreds to face judges in Turkey’s biggest coup trial

By The Frontier Post | August 1, 2017

Turkey is set to hold its largest trial over the July 2016 coup attempt, with nearly 500 people set to appear in court. The suspects, who are to stand trial on Tuesday, are accused of conspiring to overthrow the government from an airbase seen as the plotters’ hub. A total of 486 suspects will go on […]

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US hits ‘dictator’ Maduro with sanctions over disputed Venezuela vote

By The Frontier Post | August 1, 2017

The United States hit Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro with direct sanctions on Monday over a disputed and deadly weekend vote that, while consolidating his power, has largely isolated him as the “dictator” of a failing petro-state. The US measures were unusual in that they targeted a sitting head of state, but their reach was mostly […]

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‘Disturbing’ sexual harassment at Australian universities, study reveals

By The Frontier Post | August 1, 2017

SYDNEY (AFP): More than half of university students in Australia were sexually harassed last year and seven percent sexually assaulted on at least one occasion, a “disturbing” new national study revealed Tuesday. The findings came in an Australian Human Rights Commission report, conducted on behalf of the country´s 39 universities that questioned more than 30,000 […]

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NAB chairman directs complaint verification against two MPs

By The Frontier Post | May 23, 2018

  F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Justice (Retd) Javed Iqbal Tuesday directed complaint verification against MPA Shahnawaz Khan, MNA Riaz-ul-Haq and member Gas ORGA , Civil Aviation for their alleged involvement in corruption and abuse of authority. According to a press release, Chairman has directed complaint verification against Member Punjab Assembly Shahnawaz […]

Zia alleges Rs 36b irregularities revealed in KP audit report

By The Frontier Post | May 23, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The dissident MPA of Pakistan Tehrik e Insaaf and new entrant to PPP, Zia Ullah Afridi has alleged that the Auditor General of Pakistan has pointed out irregularities of more than 36 billion rupees in its report regarding Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government reflecting its poorest performance during last five years. Addressing a press […]

Private institutes violate court’s verdict, PSRA act

By The Frontier Post | May 23, 2018

  Farid Shinwari PESHAWAR: After detailed judgment by Peshawar high court regarding fee structure of private schools, the parents in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have accused management of private institutes of not pursuing the court’s verdict along with KP Private School Regulatory Authority act. It is to be mentioned there that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has earlier set […]

CM for judicious utilization of development funds

By The Frontier Post | May 23, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak has directed for the transparent utilization of resources allocated for different developmental schemes in Peshawar city. The element of transparency and public welfare should figure prominently adding that creating obstruction in the developmental work was a mindset that he added would never be tolerable and therefore […]

‘Uplift works will provide better travel facilities to people’

By The Frontier Post | May 23, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Mayor Karachi Waseem Akhtar said on Tuesday that development works of N-5 project at Malir-15 was being done speedily and will be completed by June 2018 which would provide considerable convenience to people of the area and thousands of citizens using Shahrah e Faisal on daily basis. He said this while talking […]

KP Govt increases health budget by 200% during five-year

By The Frontier Post | May 23, 2018

  F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government while taking series of steps to ensure better health services delivery in the province increased the health budget by 200 percent during 2013-18, said the five-year performance report of the provincial government issued here Tuesday. A total of 200 percent increase has been made in the budget […]

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