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SC seeks NAB, govt reports on action taken against 436 Pakistanis named in Panama Papers

By The Frontier Post | November 23, 2017

ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk): The Supreme Court on Thursday sent notices to the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and the federal government seeking reports on action taken against 436 Pakistanis named in the Panama Papers. The Panama Papers, a massive investigation into secretive offshore companies owned by the world’s political and business elite, sparked controversy in several […]

India outraged over Hafiz Saeed’s release order

By The Frontier Post | November 23, 2017

NEW DELHI (AFP): India said Thursday it was outraged at a court order to release Jamatud Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed, who’s also accused of carrying out the 2008 Mumbai attacks. A Lahore High Court on Wednesday ordered Saeed’s release, who carries a $10 million US bounty, after government failed to back the charges of terrorism […]

SC displeased over abusive language as Faizabad protest enters 18th day

By The Frontier Post | November 23, 2017

ISLAMABAD (NNI): The Supreme Court Thursday took strong exception to the language being used by the leaders of protesters in an ongoing sit-in at Faizabad Interchange. The protest camping entered 18th day Thursday. Hearing a suo motu case regarding the sit-in initiated over government’s attempt to effect change in Khatm-e-Nabuwwat clause in Election Bill, the […]

Army to launch ‘Khushhal Baluchistan’ project

By The Frontier Post | November 23, 2017

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that Khushhal Baluchistan project will bring development and prosperity in the country. This he said while attending a high level meeting on Thursday. DG Inter-Service Public Relation (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor shared this on his social media account and said that […]

FIA arrests two Chinese nationals in Karachi

By The Frontier Post | November 23, 2017

Naimat Khan KARACHI: The Federal Investigation Agency has arrested and booked two Chinese nationals on the allegations of submitting bogus corporate guarantee for clearance of Surveying Equipments valuing Rs. 677 million, sources said. According to an FIA official, an FIR No. 33/2017 of FIA ACC Karachi has been registered against a Chinese Oil & Gas […]

Zardari refuses to meet Nawaz Sharif for the fourth time

By The Frontier Post | November 23, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Former President and Co-Chairman of Pakistan Peoples Party, Asif Ali Zardari has refused to meet with the former prime minister Nawaz Sharif for the fourth time in the last three months. A private news channel reported that Nawaz Sharif contacted the former President for the fourth time in the last three months […]

Global

Iran, Russia, Turkey leaders to hold Syria summit next week

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2017

ANKARA (AFP): Russian President Vladimir Putin will next week host Turkish and Iranian counterparts Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Hassan Rouhani for summit talks on Syria, officials from Turkey and Russia said Thursday. With the violence in Syria diminishing but still no political solution in sight, the three presidents will meet at Putin’s official residence in […]

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JF-17 Thunder dazzles spectators at Dubai Air Show

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2017

DUBAI (INP): On the twilight of Dubai Air Show, a large number of spectators thronged the PAF pavilion to see the static display of JF-17 Thunder and Super Mushshak aircraft, on Thursday. Being an open day for general public, aviation enthusiasts turned out in thousands to see the sleek and lethal fighter aircraft, rightfully called […]

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Hamas alleges Israeli spies used Bosnian passports for assassination

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2017

GAZA CITY (AFP): Hamas on Thursday alleged Israeli spies used Bosnian passports to enter Tunisia and assassinate one of its drone experts as the Palestinian movement announced details of its probe into the December incident. Tunisian engineer Mohamed Zaouari was shot dead in his car in December 2016 by unknown gunmen, with Hamas accusing Israel […]

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India will not be able to take AJK from Pakistan: Farooq Abdullah

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2017

Monitoring Desk SRINAGAR: Chief of Indian National Conference, Farooq Abdullah, has said that Pakistan is a strong country and they will not allow India to take Azad Kashmir from them. This he said while addressing to party workers in Uri area Baramula district. Last week he said that Azad Kashmir belongs to Pakistan and on […]

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Erdogan vows military support for Qatar

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2017

Monitoring Desk DOHA: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that Turkey will continue its military support for Qatar amid the ongoing political crisis in the Gulf. This he said during his visit to Doha on Wednesday. The Qatar News Agency reported that Erdogan also given signals that Turkey private sector is ready to assist Qatar […]

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Israel PM offers quake aid to arch foe Iran

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2017

JERUSALEM (AFP): Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has offered aid to the victims of the weekend’s deadly earthquake in Iran insisting enmity between the two governments does not prevent humanitarian sympathy. The offer, made in a video conference with the Jewish Federations of North America, was largely rhetorical. Iran does not recognise the Jewish state […]

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PM directs DISCOs to maintain their distribution networks

By The Frontier Post | November 29, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD:Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Tuesday directed all power distribution companies (DISCOs) to maintain and upgrade their distribution networks so that increase in production capacity in the sector is translated into uninterrupted power supply and convenience of the public. Chairing a meeting on power and energy at Prime Minister’s Office, he directed […]

Advancement in Tech dire need of time: Mehtab

By The Frontier Post | November 29, 2017

F.P. Report Islamabad: Regional Vice President of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) for Asia Pacific, Conrad Clifford visited Aviation Division and met with the Advisor to Prime Minister on Aviation, Sardar Mehtab Ahmad Khan here in Islamabad on Tuesday. They discussed different avenues for mutual cooperation in the field of aviation including cargo improvement, […]

Siraj greets Hafiz Saeed on release after 10-month detention

By The Frontier Post | November 28, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Ameer Jamaate-e-Islam (JI) Pakistan, Siraj ul Haq called on Ameer Jamaat ud Dawa (JuD) along with delegation and congratulated him on release after 10 months detention. Secretary General JI, Liaqat Baloch, Professor Hafiz Abdul Rehman Makki, Moulana Ameer Hamza, Muhammad Yaqoub Sheikh, Mian Maqsood Ahmad, Hafiz Khalid Waleed and Hafiz Talha Saeed […]

Hameeduddin Sialwi to reconsider resignation demand if Rana Sana clarifies stance

By The Frontier Post | November 28, 2017

LAHORE (NNI): Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) leader Zaeem Qadri has on Tuesday stated that Pir Hameeduddin Sialwi has offered to reconsider his demand for Rana Sanaullah’s demand if the provincial law minister comes to him and clarifies the stance on the finality of Prophet (s.a.w). Talking to a private television channel, Zaeem Qadri […]

Total investment under CPEC rises to $60b: Sartaj

By The Frontier Post | November 28, 2017

ISLAMABAD (APP): Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Sartaj Aziz says total investment under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor has risen to sixty billion dollars. He was talking to a delegation of Chinese journalists in Islamabad on Tuesday. Sartaj Aziz hoped that after finalization of revised Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Pakistan and China, the trade balance between the […]

Qadri says govt failed completely; demands dissolution of assemblies

By The Frontier Post | November 28, 2017

LAHORE (NNI): Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) leader Dr. Tahir-ul-Qadri has urged the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government to dissolve assemblies and pave the way for next general elections in the country. Qadri landed in Pakistan early Tuesday morning from Turkey, and briefly spoke to media persons at Lahore’s airport where, despite severe cold, he was […]

Afghanistan

Two ANA soldiers killed in Kunduz

By The Frontier Post | October 16, 2017

Monitoring Desk KUNDUZ: As many as two Afghan National Army soldiers were killed when unidentified gunmen opened fire on them in Kunduz city on Sunday. As per the official of ANA, the unknown gunmen shot dead two soldiers in Angoor Bagh area of Kunduz as they were buying something from the market when the armed […]

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Muscat meeting to discuss Afghan-Pak relations: CEO

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2017

MEHTERLAM (Pajhwok): Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah Abdullah on Sunday said relations between Afghanistan and Pakistan would be discussed in upcoming Quadrilateral Cooperation Group (QCG) meeting in Muscat, the capital of Oman. Talking to reporters in Mehtarlam, the capital of eastern Laghman province, Abdullah said good relations with neighbours was Afghanistan’s need and said the recent visit of the […]

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Noted Afghan women rights campaigner dies in US

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2017

KABUL (Pajhwok): A courageous Afghan women rights campaigner has died of multiple system atrophy and a degenerative neurological disorder, a news report said on Sunday. After fleeing Afghanistan before the 1979 Soviet invasion, Sima Wali worked for the rest of her life to support the Afghan women under Taliban’s oppressive regime. The Washington Post reported […]

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Police foils terrorist bid in Kabul

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Ministry of Interior told on Sunday that police arrested a truck bomber on Saturday night in Kabul city along with a truck loaded with explosive and foiled a major terrorist bid in the capital. MoI added that police given signal to the suspected truck to stop and the driver paid any heed […]

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Taliban gunmen killed five members of a family

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2017

Monitoring Desk HERAT: Taliban gunmen killed members of a family in Ghorian district of Herat province on Saturday night. Jilani Farhad, spokesman of Herat governor told media that the incident occurred in the remote Chahgardana area of Ghorian district and police started investigation in this regard. Security official told local media that five people of […]

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Five Taliban fighters killed in AAF airstrikes

By The Frontier Post | October 13, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: As many as five Taliban fighters were killed in airstrike conducted by Afghan Air Force (AAF) on Friday in Sar-e-Pul province. As per the local media reports, the Army officials said that A.29 fighters planes of AAF conducted airstrikes and targeted the Taliban hideouts in Mirza Olang area of Sayad district. Army […]

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Business

MCB Bank recognised as “Pakistan’s Best Investment Bank”

By The Frontier Post | September 29, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Muslim Commercial Bank (MCB), one of Pakistan’s largest & most innovative banks, was declared “Pakistan’s Best Investment Bank” at the recently held Euromoney Awards for Excellence 2017 ceremony. The Award was presented to MCB Bank Ltd in recognition of the Bank’s efficiency and focus, handling important deals with a modest and highly […]

SBP keeps policy interest rate unchanged at 5.7 percent

By The Frontier Post | September 29, 2017

Naimat Khan KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Friday announced that following detailed deliberations and taking into consideration the recent developments, the Monetary Policy Committee has decided to keep the policy rate at 5.75%. “Macroeconomic environment remains conducive to growth without impacting headline inflation.  Favorable initial estimates of major crops, a healthy growth […]

Rice export increased to 40% in last two months

By The Frontier Post | September 28, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan exported rice worth $ 223.937 million during the first two months of financial year, Pakistan Bureau of Statistics share the data. It added that rice exports were increased to 40.36 percent comparing to the last year exports. The exports of basmati rice grew by 10.35 percent and about 59,433 metric tons […]

JS Bank’s Noman Azhar represents Pakistan for the prestigious Hult Prize at the UNHQ

By The Frontier Post | September 27, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Noman Azhar, Country Head – Branchless Banking JS Bank has joined Hult Prize Pakistan Board as a Mentor and Advisor. He has been selected for this honorary position due to his vast experience and expertise in the field of Digital Financial Services and his efforts towards creation& promotion of a social and […]

QMobile tributes Misbah-ul-Haq

By The Frontier Post | September 27, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: In line with its commitments to promote sports in Pakistan and to highlight the services of our legends in International cricket, QMobile hosted a tribute ceremony for Pakistan’s # 1 test skipper ‘Misbah-ul-Haq’ along with the inauguration of  1st Telecom Cup 2017. The event showcased the efforts& contribution of Misbah ul Haq […]

43 Pakistani companies to participate in Shangai expo

By The Frontier Post | September 27, 2017

F.P. Report Karachi: Forty-three companies from Pakistan will display its products and to participate in Inter-textile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics & Yarn Expo in Shangai city of China which will be held from 11-13 October 2017. Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) has informed that Pakistan’s 38 companies are participating directly in the expo, whereas the five companies […]

Sports

International players reach Karachi for hockey tournament

By The Frontier Post | October 3, 2017

KARACHI (PPI): Hockey players from Australia were to reach the city Tuesday evening whereas goalkeepers from Argentina have already arrived to participate in Nishan-e-Haider Hockey Tournament that begins Wednesday. Upon their arrival at the airport Argentinian goalkeepers said they will play their role in reviving international events in Pakistan. The players were pleased to come […]

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Shahid Afridi joins Karachi Kings for PSL 3

By The Frontier Post | October 3, 2017

LAHORE (APP): Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi on Tuesday joined Karachi Kings for Pakistan Super League’s third season. Afridi was affiliated with Peshawar Zalmi and was part of their victorious campaign in the last season before missing the final due to a hand injury. As part of the trade, Peshawar Zalmi and Karachi Kings will […]

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Qalandars’ Rising Stars initiative ‘discovering talent, changing lives’: Elliott

By The Frontier Post | October 3, 2017

LAHORE (Monitoring Desk): Former New Zealand all-rounder Grant Elliott and prominent commentator Danny Morrison arrived here on Tuesday ahead of Lahore Qalandars’ Rising Stars matches. Addressing a press conference along with Lahore Qalandars owner Rana Fawad and Director of Cricket Aqib Javed, Elliott and Morrison heaped praise on the PSL franchise’s grass-roots talent development program. […]

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Wales forward Bale ruled out of World Cup qualifiers

By The Frontier Post | October 3, 2017

LONDON (Agencies): Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale has been ruled out of Wales’ World Cup 2018 qualifiers against Georgia and the Republic of Ireland this week, the Football Association of Wales (FAW) has confirmed. Bale was a doubt for the games having picked up a still unspecified muscle injury in Madrid’s 3-1 Champions League win […]

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Herath spins Sri Lanka to victory, gets 400th Test wicket

By The Frontier Post | October 2, 2017

ABU DHABI (Agencies): Rangana Herath became the second Sri Lankan to bag 400 wickets as his six-wicket haul steered Sri Lanka to a thrilling 21-run win over Pakistan in the first Test in Abu Dhabi on Monday. The veteran left-arm spinner took 6-43 — 11-136 in the match — to scupper Pakistan, set a modest […]

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Pakistan’s Muhammad Waseem knocks out Carlos in first round

By The Frontier Post | October 1, 2017

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Boxer and World Boxing Council (WBC) Silver flyweight Champion, Muhammad Waseem defended successfully his title against the Panamanian opponent Carlos on Sunday. The recent victory of Muhammad Waseem is the eighth consecutive win and retained the number one position in the world ranking after undefeated in eight matches. Waseem knocked out […]

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Fashion

Peshawar

Safety Seminar held at Wapda House

By The Frontier Post | October 30, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: A safety seminar was held at Wapda House Peshawar for the awareness of Linemen .Chief Executive Pesco Engineer Shabir Ahmad,Chief Engineers,Director Generals,Safety Consultant Sheikh Muhammad Tufail,All SEs, attended the meeting.CEO directed the Pesco Technical Staff to adopt all precautionary measures to avoid electrocution and electric shocks for their own safety. Safety Consultant […]

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Inquiry against DC Shangla, filing reference against Director PDA, 7 PSO officers: NAB

By The Frontier Post | October 30, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR :The Regional Board Meeting (RBM) of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa was held under the chairmanship of Brig (R) Farooq Naser Awan, Director General NAB (KP) here at Peshawar. The meeting was attended by Directors, Additional Directors, Case Officers, Senior Legal Consultants and other concerned officers said a press release issued […]

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Anti-polio campaign to begin in KP, FATA on Monday

By The Frontier Post | October 29, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: A three-day anti-polio campaign will begin in twelve districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) on Monday. The districts include Peshawar, Charsadda, Mardan, Swabi, Swat, Kohat, Karak, Hangu, Bannu, Lakki Marwat, Tank and D.I.Khan. About forty-seven lac children up to five years of age will be administered anti-polio drops […]

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Four terrorists arrested by CTD in Peshawar while planting bomb

By The Frontier Post | October 29, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: At least three terrorists were arrested by the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) on Sunday when they trying to plant a bomb on Peshawar’s Shah Alam bridge. CTD official told that the suspects had prepared the bombs in two oil cans and adding that police also recovered pistols and cartridges from the suspects’ […]

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Dengue fever: Death rises to 63 in Peshawar

By The Frontier Post | October 29, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The death toll in Peshawar rose to 63 when a man and woman died due to dengue fever on Saturday. According to Dengue Response Unit 27-year old Shabnam resident of Nawa Kaley and 45-year old Arshad Ali died in two different hospitals of Peshawar due to fever.

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Two killed, eight injured in mishap

By The Frontier Post | October 29, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Two people were killed and eight others injured in a road mishap in the jurisdiction of Mattani Police Station on Saturday. Local police said that a passenger flying coach coming from Kohat to Peshawar two other cars due to over speeding. As result of accident 10 people received severe injuries. Rescue teams […]

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Home Districts

Residents protest against non-availability of gas

By The Frontier Post | November 5, 2017

F.P. Report HANGU: Residents of Khattak Banda and surrounding areas Saturday held a protest demonstration against the non-availability of natural gas facility in their respective villages. The protesting villagers hailing from various villages include Khattak Banda, Anar Chinna, Katgar and surrounding adjacent areas, led by Haji Abdur Rahman, Hafiz Qasim, Zoat Ali Khan, Akbar Shah […]

1650 suspects including 161 POs arrested

By The Frontier Post | November 5, 2017

Sahibzada Afridi KOHAT: Kohat Police arrested 161 Proclaimed offenders among 1650 suspect criminals during last month of October in the ongoing operation in different parts of the district. On the directives of District Police Officer Kohat Javed Iqbal, the district Police raided several parts of the district especially houses of proclaimed offenders wanted in murder, […]

KP govt decides to divide Chitral, Swat

By The Frontier Post | November 4, 2017

CHITRAL (NNI): Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government on Saturday has decided to divide districts Chitral and Swat for which an official announcement will be made on November 8 during Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chief Imran Khan’s visit. Sources told that district upper Chitral will be comprised of Tehsil Mastuj, Mor Kaho and Tor Kaho while lower Chitral […]

Asif Zardari voices people’s concerns: Suhail Anwar Sial

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2017

F.P. Report LARKANA: Sindh Home Minister Suhail Anwar Sial said that Nawaz Sharif complains that former president Asif Zardari has altered his rhetoric but in reality, Mr. Asif Zardari is just voicing people’s concerns. Reverting back to the objective of the ceremony, Suhail Anwar Sial said that a new agricultural policy will be formed from […]

Parliament facilitating crooks who looted the nation: Imran

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2017

F.P. Report KOT ADDU: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan said on Friday that the country’s parliament was facilitating crooks who stole billions from the nation and laundered that money abroad. Addressing a huge gathering of PTI workers and supporters at Kot Addu, Imran slammed the Sharifs for allegedly committing corruption and destroying institutions. “If our […]

Two injured in IED blast at Landikotal market

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2017

F.P. Report LANDI KOTAL: As many as two persons were injured in an explosion at a market Zakhakhel area of Landikotal in the early hours of Friday. As per details, an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) was hidden in a plastic bag exploded in the market in Zakhakhel Adda Rangra market on Friday. The injured were identified […]

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