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Punjab CM inaugurates Beijing underpass: Lahore

By The Frontier Post | December 3, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif has inaugurated Beijing Underpass on Sunday that has been built in Lahore. The underpass has been constructed on the Canal Bank Road and is city’s longest and deepest underpass. It was earlier opened for traffic but has now been closed for inauguration, and the traffic will be […]

LEAs arrest 11 terrorists, recovered weapons in Balochistan

By The Frontier Post | December 3, 2017

F.P. Report QUETTA: Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) has said that security forces arrested 11 members of banned organization Balochistan Republican Army (BRA) in Sanni Shoran area in Sibbi in a operation against the terrorist on Sunday. ISPR issued a statement in this regard and added that the operation against the terrorist of banned organization […]

Levies forces foil major terror plot in Baluchistan

By The Frontier Post | December 3, 2017

F.P. Report QUETTA: Levies personnel foiled a major terror plot after recovering cache of weapons on Sunday in Kohlu district of Baluchistan after they conducted a operation against the suspected terrorist in the area. Deputy Commissioner Kohlu, Agha Nadeem Akhtar held a press conference and informed the media persons that the operation was carried out […]

Kashmiris raised pro-Pakistan slogans in presence of Indian army, MS Dhoni

By The Frontier Post | December 3, 2017

Monitoring Desk SRINAGAR: The people of Kashmir once again showed their love towards Pakistan by chanting slogans of Pakistan Zindabad during a cricket match in the presence of Indian Army and Mahendra Singh Dhoni. As per the details, on Saturday the final match between Budgam and Ompora teams was played in Budgam and the Kashmir […]

Three TTPterrorists killed in CTD operation in Faisalabad

By The Frontier Post | December 3, 2017

F.P. Report FAISALABAD: As many as three terrorists linked to Tehreek-e-Taliban (TTP) were killed in Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) operation near Sandil Bar area in Faisalabad which was carried out on Saturday night CTD spokesman told that at least five terrorists of TTP were on the way to Faisalabad and at Sandil Bar area CTD […]

Joining of Pakistan, India ‘strengthens’ Shanghai pact

By The Frontier Post | December 3, 2017

Monitoring Desk SOCHI: The accession of India and Pakistan to the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) has increased cooperation among the member states, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Friday. “The cooperation potential between the SCO member states has been strengthened by the accession of India and Pakistan,” Medvedev said at the meeting of the […]

Global

Trump hails tax cut bill passed by Senate

By The Frontier Post | December 2, 2017

WASHINGTON (AFP): President Donald Trump hailed on Saturday the tax cut bill passed by the Senate overnight, the latest step toward what could be a major victory for his legislative agenda. In an early morning Twitter post, Trump called his bill the biggest tax cut in US history and said his Republican Party would now […]

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US defence chief James Mattis to visit Pakistan on Dec 4

By The Frontier Post | December 2, 2017

WASHINGTON (AFP): US Secretary of Defence James Mattis will arrive in Pakistan on December 4 to hold talks with civil and military leadership in a bid to narrow the trust deficit that has strained ties between two countries. On Friday, James Mattis embarked on a five-day trip to Egypt, Jordan, Pakistan, and Kuwait, the Pentagon […]

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Yemen rebel alliance weakens as Saleh turns to Saudis

By The Frontier Post | December 2, 2017

SANAA (AFP): The rebel alliance controlling Yemen s capital appeared to be crumbling Saturday as a strongman opposed to the internationally recognised government reached out to the Saudi-led coalition fighting the insurgents. The rift within rebel ranks has raised fears of a new front in an already devastating three-year war that has claimed thousands of lives […]

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Australia’s former deputy PM wins by-election in coalition boost

By The Frontier Post | December 2, 2017

SYDNEY (Reuters): Australia’s former deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce cleared the way for his return to parliament on Saturday, winning a by-election just over a month after he was kicked out over a dual citizenship crisis that cost the government its majority. Joyce was not only returned in his New England seat in New South […]

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Newborn baby mistakenly declared dead by hospital

By The Frontier Post | December 2, 2017

NEW DELHI (AFP): A newborn baby, declared dead by a private hospital in Delhi, was found to be alive when the family was on their way to his funeral. According to media, the doctors at Max Hospital, a privately run hospital, pronounced the baby dead hours after his twin who was still born. The devastated […]

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Powerful 6.0 magnitude earthquake hits eastern part of Iran

By The Frontier Post | December 1, 2017

Monitoring Desk TEHRAN: Three earthquakes hit the eastern Iran in quick succession on early Friday morning and as per the US Geological Survey the first earthquake was the strongest one with the magnitude of 6.0 tremors. After the first strong earthquake, two more was recorded with a magnitude of 5.0 and 5.1 aftershocks in the […]

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Pakistan

Youth to come forward for eradication of corruption: DG NAB

By The Frontier Post | December 6, 2017

F.P. Report Karachi: The Director General (DG) National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Mohammad Altaf Bawany has stressed the youth to play their role in eradication of corruption in the society. He said this, while addressing a awareness seminar organized by NAB in collaboration with Dawood University of Engineering & Technology at University campus on “Role of […]

BISP, World Bank discuss fresh initiatives for BISP beneficiaries

By The Frontier Post | December 6, 2017

F.P Report Islamabad: A team of World Bank Group comprising of Executive Director Mr. Omar Bougara and Senior Advisor To Executive Director, Mr. Awais Manzur Sumra called on Secretary BISP Mr. Omar Hamid Khan today at BISP Secretariat in the presence of senior BISP officials. Mr. Omar Bougara is from Algeria representing constituency of Afghanistan, […]

Agriculture borrowing enhanced in country: Senate Body told

By The Frontier Post | December 6, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD :The Sub-Committee of the Senate Standing Committee on National Food Security and Research here on Tuesday was informed that agriculture sector borrowings have registered significant increase during current fiscal year as over 51 institutions were providing agriculture lending facilities in the country. The committee met here with Senator Muhammad Mohsin Khan Leghari […]

Mahtab pays surprise visit at ongoing Int’l airport project

By The Frontier Post | December 6, 2017

F.P. Report Islamabad: Advisor to Prime Minister on Aviation Sardar Mahtab Ahmad Khan has showed dissatisfaction and consternation over the quality and pace of expansion and renovation at Faisalabad international airport and has strictly directed authorities concerned to complete the project within stipulated time. He said that no delay will be tolerated in this regard. […]

Pakistan desirous of strengthening ties with Qatar, Tajikistan

By The Frontier Post | December 5, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Minister for Defence, Engineer Khurram Dastgir Khan says Pakistan is desirous of strengthening ties with Qatar and Tajikistan. He said this during meetings with Qatari and Tajik Ambassadors who called on him in Islamabad on Tuesday. Talking to Qatari Ambassador Saqr Bin Mubarak Al Mansouri, the Minister for Defence said the earlier […]

With CPEC responsibilities of navy have increased, says Pakistan Naval chief

By The Frontier Post | December 5, 2017

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Responsibilities of Pakistan Navy and especially that Pakistan Maritime Security Agency have increased manifolds after start of CPEC and extension in EEZ, says Naval Chief Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi While highlighting the significance of CPEC, the admiral said that CPEC will transform Pakistan into a regional economic hub. He said this while […]

Afghanistan

Opium cultivation increases to 87% in Afghanistan in 2017: UNODC

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has said in its report that cultivation of opium increases to 87 percent in Afghanistan as compared to last data. The UNODC report added that this year rapid increase of opium cultivation was recorded in 2017 and in most of the country, people […]

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20 Taliban, 8 Afghan soldiers killed in Farah clashes

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Ministry of Defense (MoD) confirmed that at least 20 Taliban fighters were killed and 21 others were injured in a ongoing heavy clashes in different areas of Farah province of Afghanistan. General Dawlat Waziri, Spokesman of Ministry of Defense, told media that the clashes broke out in the provincial capital and Bala […]

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Afghan forces foil shrine bombing plot in Kabul city

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The security forces thawrted a deadly terrorist plot and defused the Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in Sufi Ashriqui shrine in Kabul on late Tuesday night. The Afghan security forces conducted an operation in the Sufi Ashrqui shrine after receiving intellegence report and recovered IED bombs. The forces told that the terrorists placed […]

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Police killed four suicide bombers in Kanadahar

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2017

Monitoring Desk KANDAHAR: Police killed four suicide bombers on Monday night in Kandahar province of Afghanistan before reaching their target. Zia Durrani, Spokesman of Kandahar police, told local media that the bombers were killed in Maroof district of Kandahar province and claimed that they planned and were trying to target the district council building and […]

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40 Taliban, 22 policemen killed in attack on security check-posts

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2017

Monitoring Desk KANDAHAR: As many as 40 Taliban fighters were killed and 35 others were injured when they attacked the security check-posts in Zhari and Maiwand district of Kandahar on Monday night. The officials told to media persons on Tuesday that in the attack 22 policemen were also killed and 15 others were injured in […]

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Govt will not allow anyone to interfering in Judicial System: Ashraf Ghani

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: President of Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani has said that government will not allow anyone for interference in the nation’s legal and judicial system and adding that more government will introduced more comprehensive programs with the aim to make sure to deliver justice at the grass root level. Ghani said this while addressing to […]

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Business

Cooperation in energy sector will continues: David

By The Frontier Post | November 9, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: US Ambassador in Pakistan Mr. David Hale met Federal Minister for Power Division, Sardar Awais Ahmed Khan Laghari. During the meeting matters relating to the existing cooperation in the field of energy between Pakistan and USA came under discussion. Federal Minister for Power Division expressed gratitude on the US assistance in the […]

Bank of China’s operation to promote economic activities: PM

By The Frontier Post | November 8, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Tuesday said that launching of Bank of China’s operations in Pakistan would be a significant milestone in further strengthening of banking ties and promotion of economic activities between the two countries The Prime Minister stated this while talking to Chen Siqing, Chairman Bank of China, who […]

EFU Life, JS Bank sign branchless banking agency agreement

By The Frontier Post | November 8, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: EFU Life Assurance Ltd and JS Bank Ltd have entered into an agreement to offer a range of insurance products to J Cash Branchless Banking customers. JS Bank Limited is a fast growing bank of Pakistan with a rapidly expanding branchless banking network. EFU Life is a leading life insurance company in […]

Honda Atlas Cars Vendor Conference held

By The Frontier Post | November 7, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: The Annual “Honda Atlas Cars (Pakistan) Ltd. Vendor Conference, 2017” took place at Pearl Continental Hotel Lahore. President/CEO Mr. Toichi Ishiyama with the management were present at the event. Mr. Kenichi Matsuo Vice President Production gave the welcome address. He emphasized that HACPL is paying tremendous attention for localization expansion. The recently […]

PSO joins hand with LRBT to fight blindness in Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | November 7, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan State Oil (PSX: PSO), the largest oil marketing company of the country, has donated Rs. 24.6 million to the LRBT for specialized state of the art ophthalmic equipment to be used as a diagnostic tool for Diabetic Retinopathy/Age Related Macular Degeneration (ARMD)/Congenital Retinal diseases/Glaucoma as well as managing its treatment. The […]

PTCL initiates nationwide blood donation drive

By The Frontier Post | November 7, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) commences a nationwide Blood Donation Drive, whereby the company has partnered with reputable donor agencies and made a pledge to donate over 5,000 pints of blood. To highlight the importance of donating blood for a healthier society, PTCL has initiated this week-long campaign which encompasses PTCL employees, […]

Sports

Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by 7 wickets in 1st T20

By The Frontier Post | October 26, 2017

ABU DHABI (Monitoring Desk): Pakistan defeated Sri Lanka by seven wickets in the first Twenty20 International here at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium on Thursday night. Chasing a paltry total of 103, Pakistan comfortably reached the target with 16 balls remaining to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series. Shoaib Malik remained not out on […]

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Pakistan will face Sri Lanka in first 1st T20 in Abu Dhabi

By The Frontier Post | October 26, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan will play first T20 match of three match series against Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi today. The Pakistan team is in devastating form against the opponent and they will trying to continue its form and eyeing yet another whitewash win against the Islanders after defeating them with 5-0 in the ODI […]

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Sri Lankan delegation to review security arrangements for final T20 in Lahore

By The Frontier Post | October 25, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Sri Lankan Security delegation will arrive today to review security measures for the third T20 match between Pakistan and Sri Lanka on Gaddafi Stadium Lahore on Sunday October 29. The ground staff and authorities are busying in preparation to get the stadium for the much awaited match between the two sides in […]

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Usman’s quick 5 wickets helps Pakistan complete Sri Lanka whitewash

By The Frontier Post | October 23, 2017

F.P. Report SHARJAH: Pakistann achieve a convincing nine-wicket win in the fifth and final match for a 5-0 clean sweep of the series on Monday. Shinwari’s 5-34 in seven overs reduced Sri Lanka to 103 all out in 26.2 overs in Sharjah before openers Fakhar Zaman (48) and Imam-ul-Haq (45 not out) knocked off the […]

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ICC consultant gives security clearance for PSL matches in Karachi

By The Frontier Post | October 23, 2017

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Keeping in view the personal interest and assurance of Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah the Internal Cricket Council (ICC) Foreign Security Consultant Mr Reg Dickason has said that he would give clearance to ICC for holding international matches in Karachi, claims spokesman CM House. The ICC Foreign Security Consultant Mr […]

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Foreign security expert in Karachi to discuss arrangements for PSL matches

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2017

KARACHI (PPI): A security consultant who works with ICC, FICA and various international cricket boards has arrived in Karachi to discuss security arrangements in the city for proposed PSL matches next year. Reg Dickason of Eastern Star International, a security firm that advises security on ICC, FICA and various boards, was received in Karachi by […]

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Fashion

Kareena Kapoor holidaying with son, husband in Switzerland

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2017

Web Desk MUMBAI: Bollywood stunning actress Kareena Kapoor has posted latest pictures of her international trip with son Taimur Ali Khan and husband Saif Ali Khan. Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan are holidaying with Taimur in Gstaad in Switzerland while their pictures are taking social media by storm. Kareena told an Indian newspaper, […]

Ranveer Singh to play cricketer Kapil Dev in 1983 World Cup film

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2017

Former India captain Kapil Dev’s journey to the 1983 World Cup glory is about to be made into a biopic, and guess who is slated to play the Indian sporting hero? None other than Befikre star Ranveer Singh! The Bollywood actor has been signed to play Kapil Dev in Kabir Khan’s upcoming flick which will […]

Actor, playwright Sam Shepard passes away

By The Frontier Post | August 1, 2017

Sam Shepard, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and Oscar-nominated actor whose celebrated career spanned nearly five decades, has died, a family spokesman said. He was 73. Shepard died at home in Kentucky on Thursday of complications from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig’s disease, the spokesman confirmed to AFP. Shepard, who wrote nearly 50 plays, won […]

Salman Khan expresses wish to adopt child

By The Frontier Post | July 31, 2017

MUMBAI (AFP): Bollywood star actor Salman Khan has expressed wish to adopt a child. In an interview, Salman Khan said that he loves kids a lot and his parents love him. He said that his parents want to see his children in their life therefore, he has planned to adopt a baby in two to […]

Indian actor Ayesha Takia’s Muslim husband gets death threats for marrying a ‘Hindu girl’

By The Frontier Post | July 31, 2017

Bollywood actor and restaurateur Ayesha Takia’s husband Farhan Azmi filed a complaint with the Mumbai Police on July 26 for having received death threats from a political outfit over a phone call earlier this month, Indian media reported. Azmi, a hotelier, is the son of Samajwadi Party leader Abu Azmi, who has featured in headlines for making […]

I have not shot any scene which has been changed in Padhmavati says Shahid Kapoor

By The Frontier Post | July 30, 2017

F.P. Report MUMBAI: Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor says his upcoming film Padmavati, marred by controversies, is made with a good intent. Shahid, who won the Big Zee Entertainment Award for the best actor for Udta Punjab on Saturday, spoke to the media on the sidelines of the event. Talking about the controversies surrounding the historical […]

Peshawar

Muqam reviews arrangements for Nawaz’s gathering

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR : Adviser to Prime Minister and President PMLN Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Engr Ameer Muqam Saturday said that spirit of Hazara people is a proof that former Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif would be given warm welcome in Abbottabad. Talking to media persons at Abbottabad after reviewing arrangements for Nawaz Shairf public gathering, he said […]

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Governor appreciates humanitarian role of PRCS

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor, Eng. Iqbal Zafar Jhagra while appreciating the humanitarian role of Pakistan Red Crescent Society in mitigating the miseries of needy people has said that it always proved an efficient helping hand to the government in every trial ridden situation confronted by the nation. He was talking to Mr. […]

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Maar Nahi Pyaar: No Tolerance Policy For corporal punishment in KP schools

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2017

F.P. Report Peshawar: In order to avert corporal punishment at government educational institutes, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa elementary and secondary education department will establish a dedicated complaint cell to deal with the cases of corporal punishment in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa public schools. The body will take immediate action, if required. Moreover, the education department has also circulated […]

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Around 2 million women without CNIC in KP

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2017

Wisal Yousafzai PESHAWAR: Female members of different political parties in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly has said that around 2.0 million women have no Computerized National Identity Card (CNIC). This was said in a meeting attended by women parliamentarians with FAFEN on Thursday. While talking to Media Qaumi Watan Party MPA Miraj Hamayun Khan said that around […]

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Khattak chairs meeting to review development progress

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR : The Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak directed to finalize the beautification plan in Peshawar, Mardan and Nowshera. He directed to hand over Pir Zakori Flyover on the Ring Road/GT Road Intersection Peshawar to the overall Bus Rapid Transit project. He was presiding over a meeting to review the progress on […]

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Training program for KP, Fata journalists kicks off

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2017

F.P Report PESHAWAR: Journalists Welfare, Safety and Development Foundation (JWSDF) on Thursday launched a capacity training program for journalists of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Fata. Secretary Information, Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Qaiser Alam Khan was chief guest in the launching ceremony held here. Besides, Director General Information, Amir Hussain Shah, JWSDF foundation patron in chief, Syed […]

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Home Districts

Imran Khan scared of PML-N: Pervez Rasheed

By The Frontier Post | November 20, 2017

F.P. Report ABBOTTABAD : Senator Pervaiz Rasheed on Sunday said Imran Khan was scared of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N), and said his party PTI was in the process of elimination. He said it seemed that Imran Khan also wanted to avoid general elections in 2018. Talking to media, he said that in upcoming elections, […]

Justice delayed is justice denied: Session judge

By The Frontier Post | November 20, 2017

Hafiz M Aziz Ur Rehman HAFIZABAD: The saying that “justice delayed is justice denied” ,and there is no doubt that it has been biggest dilemma in the present judicial system that justice in most of the cases has been often delayed due to several reasons, as cases remained continued pending for adjudication through generations, that […]

Militancy-hit schools rehabilitated: DDAC Chairman

By The Frontier Post | November 20, 2017

F.P. Report TIMERGARA: Chairman District Development Advisory Committee and MPA Saeed Gul on Sunday said that over 100 educational institutions in Lower Dir were damaged by militants in 2009-10 that badly affected education in Maidan. Addressing a parents’ day function at government higher secondary school Bagh Maidan as chief guest he said that all the […]

Two brothers killed, third injured in firing incident in Mardan

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2017

F.P. Report MARDAN:  Two brothers including intelligence personnel were shot dead while the third brother was injured when rivals opened fire on them in Lunday area of Rustam district on Sunday. As per details, both the groups have dispute over the piece of land and on Sunday the rivals group opened fire on three in […]

Two killed, 13 injured as van falls into ravine

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2017

Monitoring Desk JHELUM: As many as two persons killed and thirteen others were injured were injured when a van fell into a ravine near Jehlum here on Sunday. Police told private news channel that a passenger van  was on its way to Jehlum from Pind Dad Khan and because of over speeding it fell into […]

PTI wasted four years in negative politics: Hoti

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2017

F.P. Report MARDAN: Provincial President of Awami National Party (ANP), Ameer Haider Khan Hoti has criticized the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf-led provincial government for gearing up to launch different developmental projects and schemes in parts of the province at last days of its tenure. He was addressing activists of Awami National Party at a public meeting held […]

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