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Army chief has right to comment on economy: Khurshid Shah

By The Frontier Post | October 14, 2017

F.P. Report SUKKUR: Opposition leader in National Assembly (NA) Khurshid Shah has said army chief has right to comment on economy and if Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa has any misperception on this count then government should give him briefing. “army chief has every right to comment on national economy. If he is stopped then army […]

Pakistan, US heading towards ‘a much better relationship’: Trump

By The Frontier Post | October 14, 2017

WASHINGTON (AFP): US President Donald Trump said early Saturday morning he wants to express his gratitude to Pakistan and its leadership for their “cooperation”, something that came as a stark contrast to the scathing comments he had made in August this year during the unveiling of the American strategy in South Asia. In a new […]

Babar, bowlers lead Pakistan to 85-run victory over Sri Lanka

By The Frontier Post | October 13, 2017

DUBAI (Monitoring Desk): Pakistan reasserted their dominance in the UAE with a crushing win in Dubai over a Sri Lanka side that has seen ODI wins excruciatingly hard to come by in 2017. A century from Babar Azam – back playing his most favoured format – and a blistering 81 from Shoaib Malik saw Pakistan […]

Ahsan Iqbal asks ISPR DG to avoid commenting on country’s economy

By The Frontier Post | October 13, 2017

ISLAMABAD (NNI): Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal reacted to the statements given by Pakistan Army officials regarding deteriorating economical situation in the country, suggesting Director General of Inter-Services Public Relations DG (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor to refrain from commenting on the economy in public. Talking to media persons Friday, the Interior Minister said irresponsible statements […]

No compromise on democracy, says Imran

By The Frontier Post | October 13, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan has said that he is willing to compromise on the ruling government but not on democracy. Addressing a public meeting here on Friday he said the ruling government has no respect for democracy or state’s institutions. Criticising Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz President Nawaz Sharif, he said: “Nawaz has […]

UK army chief arrives in Pakistan, meets Gen Bajwa

By The Frontier Post | October 13, 2017

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: General Sir Nicholas Patrick Carter, the Chief of General Staff (CGS) UK army, met Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at General Head Quarters Rawalpindi on Friday. General Carter, who is in Pakistan on a two-day official visit, discussed matters of mutual interest with Bajwa, including the strengthening of […]

Global

US-led strike kills 18 civilians in Syria’s Raqqa

By The Frontier Post | October 3, 2017

BEIRUT (AFP): A US-led coalition air strike killed at least 18 civilians on Tuesday in Daesh’s former stronghold of Raqqa, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said. “International coalition planes targeted water wells where a group of civilians were gathered in the north of Raqqa city, killing at least 18 civilians,” Observatory director Rami […]

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Eiffel Tower goes dark for both Marseille, Las Vegas victims

By The Frontier Post | October 3, 2017

Monitoring Desk PARIS: The Eiffel Tower of Paris went dark on Monday night to pay tribute to the victims of Las Vegas and Marseille attacks in which 59 people were killed and hundreds were injured in it. On Sunday, a gunman opened fire on a concert in Las Vegas in a result 59 people were killed […]

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UN claims thousands fled their homes in past week

By The Frontier Post | October 3, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The United Nation office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs has said that more than 266,087 people left their homes because of ongoing clashed among government and different armed groups in Afghanistan. The UN reported claimed that 1,750 people recently left their homes due to heavy armed clashes in Shinwari and Sia […]

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At least 58 dead in Las Vegas shooting

By The Frontier Post | October 2, 2017

LAS VEGAS (AFP): A gunman killed 58 people and wounded 515 otehrs when he opened fire on a country music concert in Las Vegas in the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history. “The number of people who have died associated with this event has increased. Right now we’re using the number of 58,” Las […]

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Iraqi forces launch new advance against IS stronghold in Hawijah

By The Frontier Post | October 2, 2017

Monitoring Desk BAGHDAD: Iraqi security forces continued their advance after recapturing 16 villages against the Islamic state in the second phase to tighten the noose around the stronghold of the terrorist group in the city of Hawijah on Sunday. The Iraqi Army officials told media that Iraqi army, commandos of the Counter-Terrorism Service (CTS) forces […]

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South Korea wants peaceful resolution with DPRK

By The Frontier Post | October 1, 2017

Monitoring Desk SEOUL: Presidential spokesman of South Korea, Park Soo-hyun has said that South Korea wants peaceful resolution through dialogues with the North Korea. This he said while talking to local media persons on Saturday. He added that South Koreas wants dialogues with the DPRK and that could be of various types including bilateral or […]

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Pakistan

Every citizens has equal rights as per constitution: CJP Nisar

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP), Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has said every citizens of the country have the equal rights according to the constitution of Pakistan. This he said while addressing to the Women Judges conference in Lahore. CJP said that constitution of Pakistan provides the equal rights to every Pakistani and […]

Police arrest alleged target killer of MQM-L from Manghopir area of Karachi

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Police arrested an alleged target killer of Muttahida Quami Movement-London (MQM-L) on Saturday night following in a raid conducted at Manghopir area of Karachi. Police official told the arrested suspected was identified as Amir alias Kaala and he confessed of affiliated with MQM-L before the SP Abdi Ali Baloch. SP Baloch told […]

Zardari stays Salary increase for Sindh ministers, lawmakers

By The Frontier Post | October 14, 2017

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Former President of Pakistan and Co-Chairman of Pakistan Peoples Party, Asif Ali Zardari, while taking notice of media reports on the massive increase in the salaries of Sindh’s lawmakers, on Saturday restrained the chief minister from implementing the order. Earlier in the day, Sindh CM Murad Ali Shah approved a summary to […]

PML-N’s ‘suicide attacks’ suggest govt will not last long: Imran

By The Frontier Post | October 14, 2017

ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan said on Saturday that it appears as if the federal government of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) will not last long considering their ‘suicide attacks’ at their own government. He met PTI leaders and workers today in Islamabad today where they were briefed about the party’s current […]

Pakistan has never been self-reliant, says Dr Asim

By The Frontier Post | October 14, 2017

KARACHI (Monitoring Desk): Former petroleum minister Dr Asim remarked that since its inception Pakistan has never been self-reliant. “We have always depended on foreign loans for development,” he remarked during a press conference of Pakistan Peoples Party leaders on Saturday. “What will become of us without external funding?” The leader also lashed out at the […]

Fazl says fighting for FATA alone, demands consultation with tribes

By The Frontier Post | October 14, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Jamiat Ulema-e Islam-F chief Fazlur Rehman said on Saturday that he is proud to fight for the rights of the people of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) alone, adding that they represent the inhabitants and tribes. Talking to a conference organised by JUI-F, he opined that the lawmakers in Islamabad only want […]

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Afghanistan

16 militants killed in separate operations: MoI

By The Frontier Post | September 20, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Ministry of Interior (MoI) has said at least 16 militants were killed in separate operations conducted in Farah and Nangarhar provinces. MoI issued a statement in this regard and it said that Afghan security forces conducted operation against the militants in Bala Balok district of Farah province in which 12 Taliban fighters […]

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US to send 3,000 more troops to Afghanistan: Jim Mattis

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2017

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: The United States Defese Secretary, Jim Mattis has said US will send 3,000 more troops to Afghanistan with the aim to make sure to achieve the US targets regarding announcing the new policy for the region. Mattis told this while talking to media persons that he is expecting to sign an order […]

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Senior Taliban leader killed in Jawzjan province

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: A senior leaders of Taliban has been reportedly killed during the operation initiated by Afghan National Army (ANA) in Jawzjan province of Afghanistan on Tuesday. ANA official told that military chief of Taliban identified as Aqcha Qari Noorullah was killed during the operation and also adding that he was also operating as […]

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Five civilian killed in IED blast

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2017

Monitoring Desk KANDAHAR:  At least five civilians were killed and one other was injured in a Improvised Explosive Device (IED) bomb blast which was occurred in Daman district of Kandahar province. An IED was blasted when a vehicle in Abdul Wahid village in Daman district ran over it in which five persons were died and […]

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3000 people committed suicide every year

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Human Rights Commission has claimed that around 3000 people committed suicide every year because of poverty, ignorance, domestic violence, forced marriages and drugs in Afghanistan. This was said to the conference by the Head of Independent Human Rights Commission, Qadrai Yazdan Parast has said they had registered around 3000 suicide attempts […]

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Nine ISIS members killed in airstrike

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2017

Monitoring Desk NANGARGAR: At least nine militants of ISIS were killed in an airstrike conducted by Afghan Air Forces in Achin district eastern Nangarhar province on Sunday. Ministry of Interior in a statement said that weapons and vehicles which were in use of the militants were also destroyed during the airstrike. Meanwhile, Afghan National Police […]

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Business

PSO pondering Rs40b investment to expand market share

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2017

Web Desk KARACHI: According to Taurus Securities, Pakistan State Oil (PSO) the state-owned conglomerate is considering investing up to Rs40b for revamping its storage capacity, expand its retail outlets and bolster its downstream capabilities. PSO’s decision for making such a big investment comes at a time when its market share declined from 55.9pc in June […]

FPCCI urges FBR to mirror its property valuation rates with open market prices

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2017

Web Desk KARACHI: Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) on Wednesday requested the government that property valuation rates should match market values, which will ensure in checking tax evasion worth of Rs7t in the real estate sector. Head of FPCCI Standing Committee on FBR affairs, Shakeel Dhingrah said the current property valuation […]

PM directs power and finance ministry to formulate strategy for reducing circular debt

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The relevant stakeholders in the power industry on Wednesday were directed by PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to investigation the reasons for the distribution and technical losses that were affecting the power sector. In a meeting chaired by the PM, which was also attended by the Finance Minister Ishaq Dar and Petroleum Minister […]

K-Electric gets approval for setting up a 900MW R-LNG power plant at Bin Qasim

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2017

Web Desk KARACHI: In a notification sent to the bourse on Thursday, K-Electric (KEL) announced that in a board meeting held on August 9th, its Board of Directors had given the approval for development of 900MW (450MW x 2) Regasified Liquefied Natural Gas based Combined Cycle power plant at Bin Qasim Power Station Complex (BQPS-III). […]

Google’s Belgian unit in tax probe: report

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2017

Google’s Belgian unit faces a tax probe, a report said Wednesday, after the US internet giant had to cough up hundreds of millions of euros in back taxes in Britain and Italy. Many US and other multinational companies channel their European profits through low-tax jurisdictions such as Ireland to avoid massive bills running potentially into […]

Brazilian annual inflation falls to lowest since 1999

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2017

Brazilian prices rose in July, but the annual inflation rate of 2.71 percent was the lowest for 18 years, the government statistics office said Wednesday. This was good news for consumers in Latin America’s biggest economy, which is inching out of its deepest recession in history, and was considered likely to lead to sharper interest […]

Sports

3rd ODI: Ali smashes century as England beat West Indies

By The Frontier Post | September 24, 2017

BRISTOL (AFP): Moeen Ali hit the second fastest one-day international century in England’s history to set up a win over West Indies by 124 runs on Sunday. Victory gave them an unassailable 2-0 lead in the third of the five-match series after the second game was washed out last week. Joe Root with 84 and […]

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Pakistan’s Saadi Abbas lands fifth place in Karate Championship in Turkey

By The Frontier Post | September 24, 2017

TURKEY (Monitoring Desk): Pakistani karate champion Saadi Abbas stood fifth in World Karate 1 Series A Karate Championship organised by World Karate Federation from September 23-24 in Istanbul. A total of 151 athletes from 80 countries participated in his weight category (75 Kg). Karate Series – A is part of qualifier for the Tokyo Olympics […]

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Pakistan cricket team arrives in Dubai to play series against Sri Lanka

By The Frontier Post | September 24, 2017

F.P. Report DUBAI: Pakistan Cricket team arrived in Dubai on Sunday to play series against the Sri Lankan team in UAE. The 16 members test squad was headed by Sarfaraz Ahmed and Asad Shafique will assist him in the series for the first time. Pakistan selected five fast bowlers and three spinners for the UAE […]

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Pakistan Test squad announced for Sri Lanka series

By The Frontier Post | September 23, 2017

LAHORE (Monitoring Desk): The Test squad for the upcoming series against Sri Lanka has been announced. Leg-spinner Yasir Shah, who put to rest fitness concerns after he nailed the fitness tests on Saturday, has been selected in the squad, along with Azhar Ali, who has been struggling with a troubled knee but has been cleared […]

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Peace Cup: Pakistan XI batting continues against UK Media XI in North Waziristan

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: A cricket match between UK Media XI and Pakistan XI is underway in Miranshah, North Waziristan agency of FATA, after winning the toss the UK Media XI elected to field and given batting to Pakistan XI. The match was organized by Pakistan Army, PCB and PSL franchise Peshawar Zalmi which will be […]

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Khalid Latif banned for five years by PCB tribunal in spot fixing case

By The Frontier Post | September 20, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Anti-Corruption Tribunal banned the Opening batsman Khalid Latif for five years for his involvement in a spot-fixing scandal in the Pakistan Super League. Tribunal announced its verdict on Wednesday against the suspended opener and also imposed Rs 1 million on the opening batsman. Khalid Latif, who represented Pakistan and […]

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Fashion

Chris Pratt and Anna Faris split up after 8 years of marriage

By The Frontier Post | August 7, 2017

Web Desk Pratt, 38, and Faris, 40, met in 2007 on the set of the comedy “Take Me Home Tonight” and got married two years later. Their son, Jack, was born in 2012. While both have been working steadily as actors for awhile, Pratt rocketed to A-list status in recent years — as he wrapped […]

Shah Rukh Khan sustains injury on his way to Kolkata

By The Frontier Post | August 7, 2017

Web Desk NEW DELHI:  Bollywood King Shah Rukh Khan injured his back while on his way to Kolkata to promote his movie Jab Harry Met Sejal. According to Indian media, the actor has told reporters: “I am sorry for the delay. I had to get a dressing done as I injured my back today (Saturday).” […]

Sara, told by mum to stay away from boys

By The Frontier Post | August 7, 2017

Web Desk MUMBAI: As soon as reports started doing the rounds that Sara Ali Khan, daughter of Bollywood actors Saif Ali Khan and his ex-wife Amrita Singh, will debut in Bollywood, her mother has been cautious and told her daughter to stay away from her male friends for now. Sara made headlines for her alleged relationship with Harshvardhan […]

Did Aryan Khan just shoot an ad?

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2017

(Web Desk) – Shahrukh Khan’s eldest son spotted at an ad shoot and tabloids sure have content and speculation for an entire week, businessofcinema reported on Saturday. The Indian media outlet reported that Aryan who studies filmmaking in Los Angeles was recently spotted at an advertisement shoot in Mumbai. However, it is not known if […]

No drastic improvement in Dilip Kumar’s health: doctors

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2017

(Web Desk) – Health of Legendary actor Dilip Kumar has been constantly deteriorating in recent past as he was admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) of Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai following the worsening of his kidney problems. The 94-year-old actor has been recommended dialysis by the doctors considering the low haemoglobin in blood and […]

Fox News host Bolling suspended after allegations of lewd texts

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2017

NEW YORK (REUTERS): Fox News on Saturday suspended host Eric Bolling following a media report that he sent sexually inappropriate text messages to colleagues, marking the third high-profile harassment case to rock the conservative, highly rated cable news outlet. Bolling’s lawyer called the claims “untrue and terribly unfair”. “Eric Bolling has been suspended pending the […]

Peshawar

IJT announces kicking off campaign to sensitize students of varsities

By The Frontier Post | October 3, 2017

Farid Shinwari PESHAWAR: In order to create awareness among students of various colleges and varsities across the country, the Islami Jamiat-e-Talba, announced to kick off a campaign “Aao Badli Pakistan” (lets change Pakistan) aimed at mobilizing and sensitizing youth. The announcement was made by Islami Jamiat-e-Talba Central Nazim Sohaibuddin Kakakhel in a news conference held […]

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Dengue outbreak: Death toll rises to 40 in Peshawar

By The Frontier Post | October 1, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Two more women succumbed to Dengue virus in Peshawar as the death toll rises to 40 from the dengue outbreak in the province. Dengue Response Unit informed the media that two more women died of dengue fever and both the patients were residents of Safed Dheri area of Peshawar. One of the […]

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9th Muharram procession end peacefully in Peshawar, KP

By The Frontier Post | October 1, 2017

Salman Yousafzai PESHAWAR: Peshawar police and security forces locked down provincial capital for all kind of vehicular traffic, shut down telecommunications and closed main markets in order to provide security to 9th Muharram rallies in Peshawar. In Peshawar, the central procession begins from Imambargah Hussainia in Saddar and concluded at the same place after passing […]

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30,000 police, jawans of FC, ATS & Elite Force deal with law & order during Muharram

By The Frontier Post | September 30, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: As per the security plan, more than 30,000 policemen besides Frontier Constabulary (FC), Anti-Terrorism Squads (ATS) and Elite Force have been deputed to maintain law and order situation besides guarding Muharram processions. Army is also remain standby to avert any untoward situation. The KP government has declared Peshawar, Hangu, Kohat and Dera […]

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Govt to give better future prospects to teachers: Chief Minister KP

By The Frontier Post | September 30, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak has assured his government would give better future prospects to the teachers linking their promotion to their performance. This he said while presiding over a high level meeting to discuss the recruitment of teachers and their postings in schools, the new structure of promotion, the regularization […]

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Stagnant water in LRH car parking inviting dengue

By The Frontier Post | September 29, 2017

Wisal Yousafzai PESHAWAR: Another patient of dengue fever dies in Peshawar with the total number of deaths due to the epidemic reaches 38. Yet the lackluster attitude of the hospital authorities is doing no good to the situation as they are doing nothing to stop the spread of dengue larva.  The Frontier Post during a […]

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Home Districts

PTI to Challenge Election Bill 2017 in Court: Shah Mehmood Qureshi

By The Frontier Post | September 30, 2017

F.P. Report MULTAN: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) senior leader Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that they would challenge the Election Bill 2017 in the court. Qureshi said they will challenge the amendment in the court, through which a disqualified prime minister could hold a post or lead any political party. While talking to media in Multan, […]

Crimes’ rise is the result of weak justice system, says Siraj ul Haq

By The Frontier Post | September 29, 2017

F.P. Report TIMERGARA: Jamaat-i-Islami chief and senator Siraj ul Haq has said that heinous crimes like killings, robberies and corruption were rising in the country due to inefficient law and justice system while the complainants were not getting justice in decades. He was addressing a condolence reference at the hujra of late malik Hasham Khan […]

West trying to impose their culture on Muslims: Mualana Gul Naseeb

By The Frontier Post | September 29, 2017

F.P. Report TIMERGARA: The Jamiat Ulema Islam-Fazl provincial chief and former senator Maulana Gul Naseeb Khan has said the western powers were attacking Muslim society in order to bring changes in it according to their civilization. He was addressing a workers’ convention arranged by the Jamiat Tulba Islam (JTI) at Nasafa Talash. The JUI-F deputy […]

Wanted militant surrenders before police

By The Frontier Post | September 27, 2017

Ghulam Mursalin Marwat LAKKI MARWAT:  A hardcore militant laid down arms and surrendered before local police on Tuesday. An official said that the militant Shafqatullah was wanted by law enforcement agencies in several militancy cases including Shah Hasankhel suicide blast. Over 100 villagers including security personnel had been killed in the blast that took place […]

Dir power protesters demand abolishing FIR against power protesters

By The Frontier Post | July 29, 2017

  F.P. Report TIMERGARA:  Residents of Osakai, Chekho and Teeso in Adenzai tehsil here on Friday staged a protest rally against power outage and low voltage in front of the Chakdara press club and chanted slogans against the authorities of Pesco for their failure to ensure smooth power supply. The protesters also chanted slogans against […]

60 held with arms, drugs in Kohat

By The Frontier Post | July 28, 2017

KOHAT (INP): The police arrested 60 outlaws including arms, drugs smugglers and recovered cache of arms and drugs during separate actions here on Friday. The police on a tip-off started snap checking of vehicles at Gulshanabad police check post in Kohat. During search of a suspected Suzuki van coming from Dara Adam Khal, arms including […]

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