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Farooq Sattar calls May 12 carnage ‘a conspiracy against MQM’

By The Frontier Post | May 12, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan leader Dr Farooq Sattar on Saturday called the May 12 incident “a conspiracy against MQM”. On May 12, 2007, at least 27 people were killed and over 140 injured after a major portion of Shahrah-e-Faisal turned into a battlefield as opposing political groups clashed with one another after the […]

World’s best goalkeeper Mansoor Ahmad passes away in Karachi at 49

By The Frontier Post | May 12, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Former Olymian and hockey goalkeeper Mansoor Ahmad passed away in Karachi on Saturday. He was 49. The former Olympian was suffering from heart disease for the past few months and was undergoing treatment at National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD). Pakistan’s celebrated goalkeeper was admitted to hospital today after his condition deteriorated. […]

Justice Qazi Faez Isa expresses reservations after being separated from SC bench

By The Frontier Post | May 12, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court’s Justice Qazi Faez Isa has expressed reservations over the procedure of his separation from an apex court bench hearing a case pertaining to disposal of hospital waste at Supreme Court Peshawar Registry on May 8. Justice Isa said the chief justice of Pakistan interfered before Article 184 (3) was read […]

Money laundering allegations: PML-N contacts Supreme Court to sack NAB chairman from his post  

By The Frontier Post | May 12, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) filed petition against the Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Saturday for leveling baseless allegations and initiating money laundering case against the party supreme leader Nawaz Sharif. PML-N leader, Noor Ahmad Awan, submitted the application in the Supreme Court and demanded to remove the incumbent NAB […]

Corruption allegations: CM Khattak submits detailed response in NAB

By The Frontier Post | May 12, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pervez Khattak has submitted a detailed response to National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in the corruption allegations on Saturday. The private news channel reported that CM Khattak submitted responses to at least 30 questions raised by NAB over corruption allegations. Earlier, NAB had earlier sent two questionnaires and was […]

Naqeebullah murder case: Suspended SSP Rao Anwar files bail petition

By The Frontier Post | May 12, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The main accused in Naqeebullah murder case and suspended SSP Rao Anwar has filed his bail petition in the anti-terrorism court on Saturday. He claimed that geo-fencing and JIT reports and charge-sheet have contradictory information. The ATC issued a notice and directed the government’s counsel to appear before the court on May […]

Global

Sajid Javid appointed New Britain’s Home secretary

By The Frontier Post | April 30, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: British Prime Minister, Theresa May has appointed a British politician of Pakistani origin, Sajid Javid as the new home secretary of the United Kingdom. Sajid Javid was appointed as home secretary after Amber Rudd resigned from his post as she was in under immense pressure over the handling of immigration policy. PM […]

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Britain’s minister faces fresh calls to resign

By The Frontier Post | April 30, 2018

LONDON (Reuters): Britain’s interior minister Amber Rudd was under growing pressure on Sunday after a challenge to her testimony on the deportation of immigrants prompted fresh calls for her resignation. The Guardian newspaper reported a letter from Rudd to Prime Minister Theresa May last year in which she stated an “ambitious but deliverable” aim for […]

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Duterte calls Kuwait work ban ‘permanent’

By The Frontier Post | April 30, 2018

DAVAO (AFP): Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday said the temporary ban on Filipinos going to work in Kuwait is now permanent, intensifying a diplomatic standoff over the treatment of migrant workers in the Gulf nation. Duterte in February imposed a prohibition on workers heading to Kuwait following the murder of a Filipina maid whose […]

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Egypt, France see need for Libyan polls by year-end

By The Frontier Post | April 30, 2018

CAIRO (Reuters): Egypt and France believe that Libya should move toward holding elections now that there has been “relative progress” in the situation in the war-torn North African country, a spokesman for Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Sunday. The United Nations hopes elections can help stabilize Libya, which was thrown into turmoil after […]

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Mayor of French ‘Jihadi capital’ calls on the state to stop Islamism from flourishing

By The Frontier Post | April 30, 2018

Monitoring Desk PARIS: The mayor of a southern French town known in the media as the ‘Jihadi capital’ and ‘French Molenbeek’ has called upon the state to prevent the “radicalized Muslim community” from “flourishing” in Lunel. “I solemnly appeal to the state to prevent fundamentalist Islamic movements from flourishing freely in Lunel,” Mayor Claude Arnaud […]

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Egypt calls for political solution to Yemeni conflict

By The Frontier Post | April 30, 2018

Monitoring Desk CAIRO: Egypt on Sunday called for a political solution to the conflict in war-torn Yemen. “There is no military solution to the Yemeni crisis,” Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Soukry said following talks with his Yemeni counterpart Abdel Malek Al-Mekhlafi, according to a statement issued by Egypt’s Foreign Ministry. He underlined the importance of […]

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CM Khattak’s wife stopped from travelling to US

By The Frontier Post | May 26, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Amira Khattak, wife of CM Pervez Khattak was not allowed to board a flight to the United States on Saturday. According to reports, Amira Khattak was not allowed to travel to the US from Bacha Khan Airport Peshawar as she did not have the required documents. Reports added that wife of CM […]

Democracy is the only way forward for Pakistan, says Hamza

By The Frontier Post | May 26, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) leader Hamza Shahbaz on Saturday said the only way forward for the country is a democratic setup. Addressing the media in Lahore, Hamza said that Pakistan should adopt a practical approach and move forward. “The only way to move forward for the country is a democratic […]

Lahore remains in grip of severe heat

By The Frontier Post | May 26, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: The provincial capital of Punjab like other plains of the country remained in the grip of severe heatwave on Saturday and mercury level reached 43 degrees centigrade. Experts have predicted harsh weather conditions to persist, with the temperature expected to increase during the next two-three days. Traffic on the roads was less […]

PPP will not allow anyone to divide Sindh on ethnic basis, says Sharjeel Memon

By The Frontier Post | May 26, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Former Sindh Information Minister, Sharjeel Memon has said that Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) will not allow anyone to divide the Sindh province on ethnic basis. Memon said this while speaking to media after appearance in accountability court in a corruption on Saturday. He is facing a corruption case pertaining to the award […]

PEMRA bans Dr Amir Liaquat for one month

By The Frontier Post | May 26, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) banned the TV show of Amir Liaquat for a month. PEMRA issued a press realease in this regard on late Friday night and according to it, the PTI leader has also been stopped from hosting two shows on BOL TV, ‘Ramzan Me Bol’ and ‘Aisa […]

Two more children due to malnutrition in Thar

By The Frontier Post | May 26, 2018

F.P. Report THARPARKAR: Two more children have been died in Chachro area of Tharparkar on Saturday because of food shortage. The death toll rises to 34 in May. According to private news channel, at least 70 children are still under treatment in different hospitals of the district and all the children were affected because of […]

Afghanistan

Dostum, Rabbani discuss elections, political coalition in Turkey meeting

By The Frontier Post | April 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The leaders of Jamiat-e-Islami and Junbish-e-Millie parties Salahuddin Rabbani and General Abdul Rashid Dostum met in Ankara Turkey to discuss the future plans regarding the political coalition and upcoming parliamentary and presidential elections. According to an official statement, the top leaders of the two parties also discussed the latest political and security […]

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Taliban destroy pylon, leaving Kabul in the dark

By The Frontier Post | April 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Baghlan provincial police said on Saturday that Taliban insurgents destroyed an electricity pylon in Baghlan province. According to the officials, the destruction of the pylon, which transmits electricity from Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, has left much of Kabul without power. Late Friday night Taliban insurgents detonated explosives close to the pylon in Doshe […]

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SIGAR finds military fuel theft a lucrative business

By The Frontier Post | April 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Special Inspector General For Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) on Friday released a review of the management and oversight of fuel in Afghanistan and found that fuel theft has become a lucrative business in the country. According to SIGAR, due to the amount of fuel needed for military operations, along with the highly […]

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Gunmen kill district police chief

By The Frontier Post | April 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk KANDAHAR: Gunmen killed the police chief of Zabul’s Shahr-e-Safa district in neighbouring Kandahar province, officials said Saturday. The gunmen opened fire on Gul Ahmad Grani, police chief of Shahr-e-Safa district, Zabul province, in Jadah area of Kandahar City at approximately 12:00 p.m. (local time), killing the district police chief and wounding his guard, […]

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At least 10 Afghan security personnel killed in Taliban attack

By The Frontier Post | April 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk HEART: As many as 10 Afghan security force personnel were killed in a Taliban attack in Shindand district in Herat on Thursday night. Shukrullah Shakir, District Governor confirmed the news the Taliban gunmen attacked security forces in Larzanak area in Shindand district. He added that Public Order Police forces hit a roadside mine […]

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Taliban may be debating latest peace offer, says EU envoy

By The Frontier Post | April 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: European Union ambassador to Afghanistan Pierre Mayaudon has said the delay in Taliban’s response to the Afghan government’s latest peace offer is “not a matter of concern” because the insurgency leadership might be debating their response. Pierre Mayaudon expressed these views at a conference “Afghanistan’s Culture Is Peace Culture” here in the […]

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Business

British holidaymakers returning to Turkey: Cook

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: British holidaymakers are returning to Turkey and package holiday bookings to Turkey are currently up 84 percent year-on-year, a global travel company said Monday. “Package holiday bookings to Turkey are currently up 84 percent year-on-year while Egypt bookings have increased by 89 percent year-on-year,” according to Thomas Cook’s 2018 Holiday Report. “Turkey’s […]

BOK posts pre-tax profit of Rs.689m in 1st quarter

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The Board of Directors (BoD) of the Bank of Khyber (BOK) held its 149th meeting to approve the quarterly results for the 1st quarter 2018 ended March 31, 2018. The meeting was chaired by Dr. Shahzad Khan Bangash, Additional Chief Secretary, Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Chairman BOK Board of Directors. The […]

PSO reports profit after tax of Rs.13.2 billion

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

  F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan State Oil (PSO), the leading energy company of Pakistan, convened its Board of Management (BoM) meeting at the PSO Headquarters in Karachi to review the performance of the Company for nine months period from July to March for financial year 2017-18. Key highlights from the financial results show that the […]

China to protect global trading system

By The Frontier Post | April 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk BEIJING: China opposes all forms of protectionism and will firmly safeguard the world’s multilateral trading system; its commerce minister wrote on Monday in the ruling Communist Party’s official newspaper. China will quicken the pace of reform and implement its pledge to opening up banks, securities and insurance, besides easing foreign ownership limits on autos, […]

Remittances into Pakistan posted no increase in 2017: WB

By The Frontier Post | April 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk LAHORE: Remittances into Pakistan remained almost flat for 2017, fueled by notable decreases in inflows from Saudi Arabia (the biggest remittance source) by end of the year, reported World Bank. And global remittances have rebounded to record highs in 2017 posting a 7 percent rise, according to World Bank’s latest “Migration and Development” brief. […]

Global stocks fall as US yields near 3pc

By The Frontier Post | April 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: World stocks slipped on Monday as investors braced for a blizzard of earnings from the world’s largest firms, while keeping a wary eye on US bond yields as they approach peaks that have triggered market spasms in the past. The yield on 10-year US Treasuries hit its highest level since January 2014 at […]

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Sports

Indian police crackdown on IPL gambling rackets

By The Frontier Post | April 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW DELHI: Indian police have arrested three men suspected of placing illegal bets on Indian Premier League (IPL) matches as authorities crack down on gambling rackets that emerge around the billion-dollar franchise every year. The trio were accused of running an online betting syndicate from a residence in New Delhi. Nearly all gambling […]

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Novak Djokovic wins at Monte Carlo

By The Frontier Post | April 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk MONACO: After easing into the second round of the Monte Carlo Masters on Monday, a relieved Novak Djokovic said his troublesome right elbow no longer bothers him. Djokovic beat Serbian countryman Dusan Lajovic 6-0, 6-1. He won on his first match point, whipped off his hat, tilted his head back, and raised his […]

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FIFA probes Russia over racist chants

By The Frontier Post | April 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk MOSCOW: FIFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against World Cup hosts Russia over monkey chants heard during a friendly international against France, a spokesman told AFP on Tuesday. Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba and Barcelona winger Ousmane Dembele were allegedly targeted by racist chanting during the match in Saint Petersburg last month. “We have […]

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Pakistan hockey squad announced

By The Frontier Post | April 18, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: A nine member Pakistan team along with four standbys has been announced for the Asian hockey qualifiers for the Youth Olympics to be held in Bangkok, Thailand from April 25-29. It is pertinent to mention that the hockey event of the Youth Olympics is played on 5-a-side format. The selected players comprising […]

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Pakistan to host first Asian Tour golf event in 11 years

By The Frontier Post | April 18, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan will host its first golf tournament with the Asian Tour in 11 years, organizers announced Tuesday, as international sports gradually returns to a terror-hit country where security has improved. The Chief of Naval Staff Open Golf Championship is set to tee off from July 24 to 27 in Karachi, attracting a […]

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Ramiz Raja slams Pak strategies

By The Frontier Post | April 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: Pakistan former captain turned cricket commentator, Ramiz Raja, has slammed the strategies of cricket selectors for the upcoming tour of Ireland and Eagland. Addressing his fans on social media, Raja said that he is unable to understand why fast bowler Wahab Riaz was dropped out of the 25-members Test Camp for the […]

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Fashion

Shah Rukh, Deepkia to share screen in Anand Raj next movie

By The Frontier Post | October 19, 2017

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: King Khan of Bollywood, Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone will share the screen in the upcoming Anand L Raj movie. Deepika confirmed this while giving interview to news channel on Thursday. She added that Shah Rukh call me and told me that they wanted to do something special and it happened […]

All is not well in Shweta Tiwari, Abhinav married life

By The Frontier Post | October 18, 2017

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Indian Film and TV actress, Shweta Tiwari and her husband Abhinav Kohli decided to end their marriage as both are having opinion clashes about their careers. As per the local media reports, a friend of the couple told that they are having opinion clashes their careers as Shweta Tiwari is a successful actress […]

Sonam rejects catfight rumors

By The Frontier Post | October 17, 2017

F.P. Report MUMBAI: Sonam Kapoor rejected all the rumors regarding her catfight with the Kareena Kapoor on the set of Veere Di Wedding. A local India media outlet reported that ugly fights started among the members and cases of the film, especially among the leading lady Kareena Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor. Sonam, whose sister Rhea […]

Manto to be release in mid 2018: Nandita Das

By The Frontier Post | October 16, 2017

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Nandita Das, actor and film maker who has completed the shoot of her upcoming directorial Manto on the life of celebrated Pakistani writer Saadat Hasan Manto, has announced that the film will be presented in theatres. She said this while talking to media persons at Jio Mami 19th Mumbai Film Festival on Sunday. She […]

Dangal girl Fatima Sana Shaikh looks stunning in “Thugs of Hindustan”

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2017

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Fatima Sana Sheikh has switched on her diva avatar and all set to give tough competition to the young actors of Bollywood. Fatima shared some of his pictures on social media sites of her upcoming movie “Thugs of Hindustan” in which star like Aamir Khan, Amitabh Bachan and Katrina Kaif  and she […]

Ainak Wala Jin’s Bil Batori passes away

By The Frontier Post | October 14, 2017

LAHORE (INP): Nusrat Ara, who gained fame from her incredible character Bil Batori in evergreen drama series from our childhood ‘Ainak Wala Jin’, has died today (Saturday). According to details, the actress was paralyzed from past four months however, today her health deteriorated after which she was shifted to hospital where she died. Earlier, Nusrat […]

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