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People to decide country’s fate in 2018 election: Nawaz Sharif

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that only people of Pakistan has the right to decide the fate of country’s fate in 2018. He said this while issuing a New Year message on Monday. Nawaz said that Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has completed several mega development schemes in the country in […]

Bilawal criticizes govt for dropping inflation bomb on nation

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Bilawal Bhutto Zardari criticized the government for dropping the inflation bomb on the masses as a gift of New Year. Bilawal said this on Monday after government announces hike in petroleum products. He added that government is trying to take the right of living from the masses […]

SC accepts petitions for hearing against Nawaz’s election as PML-N chief

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan accepted all the petitions against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif re-election as president of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) through an amendment to Election Act, 2017. Chief Justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar headed a three-member bench and on Monday heard arguments regarding maintainability of several petitions against Nawaz […]

Nawaz trying to stop Shahbaz’s ascent: Aitzaz Ahsan

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Senior Leader of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Senator Aitzaz Ahsan has claimed that Nawaz Sharif is fearful of Shahbaz Sharif of the meeting with senior Saudi Arabian officials and adding that both the brothers are undergoing a conflict. This he said while talking to media persons at Lahore on Monday. He said […]

Eight injured as twin blast hit Chaman’s Mall road

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2018

F.P. Report CHAMAN: As many as eight persons including security forces were injured in after two explosions hit the Chaman city of Balochistan on Monday. As per the locals, the blasts took place on Mall Road in the city, which is also close to Pak-Afghan border. The explosive material was hiding near the road and […]

Pak-Afghan border fence moves ahead despite objections

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan says that almost 92 percent of its 2,611-kilometer largely porous frontier with Afghanistan will be fenced by end of 2018, hoping the massive unilateral undertaking will effectively address mutual complaints of militant incursions. The military-led construction effort went into action earlier this year. It has already fenced off about a 150-kilometer […]

Global

Israel to build 300,000 settlement units in Jerusalem

By The Frontier Post | December 25, 2017

Monitoring Desk JERUSALEM: Israeli Minister of Housing and Construction Yoav Galant has launched a campaign to promote the construction of 300,000 settlement units in East Jerusalem, according to Israeli media. Israeli Channel 10 said the planned construction was part of the so-called Israeli “Greater Jerusalem” bill, which aims at annexing settlements built on lands sought […]

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Christmas celebrated in Holy Land amid Jerusalem tensions

By The Frontier Post | December 25, 2017

Monitoring Desk GAZA: Palestinian scouts played drums and bagpipes as Christmas celebrations began in Bethlehem on Sunday, but many tourists stayed away with tensions still simmering following Washington’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. The controversial Dec. 6 announcement by U.S. President Donald Trump unleashed demonstrations and clashes, including in the Israeli-occupied West Bank […]

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France deploys 100,000 troops

By The Frontier Post | December 25, 2017

Monitoring Desk PARIS: The French government will deploy nearly 100,000 security personnel for Christmas as the extremist threat remains high, the French Interior Ministry said in a statement. “To ensure the security on December 24-25, 54,000 police officers, 36,000 gendarmes, and 7,000 soldiers of Operation Sentinel, a total of 97,000, will be mobilized throughout the […]

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Swiss president wants a vote to clarify country’s EU position

By The Frontier Post | December 25, 2017

Monitoring Desk GENEVA: A referendum in Switzerland to clarify the country’s relationship with the European Union would be helpful, Swiss President Doris Leuthard said on Sunday, after ties between the two sides cooled this week. Switzerland’s frictions with the EU, of which it is not a member, arise as as Britain negotiates its withdrawal from […]

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Christians celebrate first Mass in Mosul

By The Frontier Post | December 25, 2017

Monitoring Desk NINEVEH: Christian worshippers in Iraq’s northern city of Mosul celebrated their first Mass on Sunday since Daesh overran the city in 2014. The Mass was held at the Church of St. Paul in eastern Mosul, pastor Saad Saliwah told Anadolu Agency. “Our church bells rang for the first time in more than three […]

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Erdogan says Trump should have called me before Jerusalem decision

By The Frontier Post | December 25, 2017

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday, that U.S. President Donald Trump should have called him before the Jerusalem decision, amid Trump’s move to recognize the holy city as Israel’s capital and a U.N. resolution denouncing his decision. “We made our call to the U.S. and are continuing to. There’s no reason […]

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NA recommends “Rewaj bill 2017” for discussion

By The Frontier Post | January 3, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly Standing Committee on States and Frontier Regions (SAFRON) recommended that the “The Tribal Areas Rewaj Bill, 2017”, may be referred to the Standing Committee on Law and Justice for further consideration in the matter. The Committee meeting held here on Tuesday at Parliament House under the Chairmanship of Muhammad […]

ANF registered 1172 cases, arrested 1338 persons during year 2017

By The Frontier Post | January 3, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Anti Narcotics Force being prime drug law enforcement agency of Pakistan, is striving for absolute elimination of drug abuse for attaining the goal of Drug Free Society and is vigorously executing its assigned tasks with utmost dedication and determination. ANF is rendering extraordinary endeavors to counter drug trafficking at national, regional and […]

Sartaj chairs meeting of the steering committee

By The Frontier Post | January 3, 2018

F.P. Report Islamabad:  Deputy Chairman Planning Commission, Mr. Sartaj Aziz chaired the 3rd meeting of the steering committee for the formulation of 12th Five Year Plan here in Planning Commission. Mr. Sartaj Aziz said that Planning Commission is working on the formulation of 12th Five Year Plan in consultations with the provinces as after 18th […]

President hopes for the restoration of stability in Lebanon

By The Frontier Post | January 3, 2018

F.P. Report Islamabad: President Mamnoon Hussain has said that Pakistan attaches great importance to its relations with Lebanon, Hungary and Maldives and also desires to enhance its ties with these countries in economic, cultural and educational sectors. The President said this while talking to the Outgoing Ambassador of Lebanon Mrs. Mona EL Tannir, Ambassador-designate to […]

Court puts off graft case against Ishaq Dar owing to IHC stay order

By The Frontier Post | January 2, 2018

ISLAMABAD (NNI): An accountability court on Tuesday adjourned hearing of the assets reference against former Finance Minister Ishaq Dar till January 18 owing to Islamabad High Court’s (IHC) stay order. At the outset, the NAB prosecutor informed Accountability Judge Muhammad Bashir that the IHC has granted a stay order, restraining the trial court from proceeding […]

Nasser Janjua expresses disappointment, concern over anti-Pakistan tweet

By The Frontier Post | January 2, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The new Ambassador of the Peoples Republic of China to Pakistan, His Excellency Mr. Yao Jing, called on National Security Adviser Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Nasser Khan Janjua in Islamabad on Tuesday. Besides other issues, President Trump’s latest tweet on Pakistan came under discussion. While warmly welcoming Ambassador Yao to his “second home” […]

Afghanistan

Dostum flays killing of highway commander in blast

By The Frontier Post | December 19, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The first vice president of Afghanistan General Abdul Rashid Dostum strongly condemned the explosion in Mazar-e-Sharif city, the provincial capital of northern Balkh province. A statement by the office of the first vice president said the explosion targeted the vehicle of the commander of Maimana-Almar highway commander Sakhi Mohammad Qateh. Dostum blamed […]

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ISIS claims responsibility for attack on Afghan NDS

By The Frontier Post | December 19, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The fighting sparked by coordinated attack on the training centre of National Directorate of Security (NDS), Afghan spy agency, in Kabul this morning ended with the death of all the attackers, interior ministry said late Monday. Several gunmen attacked the NDS training facility in Afshar area near Qambar Square, limit of 5th […]

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District Police Chief killed in clash with Taliban

By The Frontier Post | December 18, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The district chief of Police was killed in a clash with Taliban fighters on Sunday night in Aab Kamari district in Badghis province. Provincial police chief, Abdul Rauf Taj on monday confirmed that the district police identified Abdul Rasool and another policeman were killed when the Taliban fighters attacked the police post […]

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Militants attack NDS Training Center in Kabul

By The Frontier Post | December 18, 2017

Monitoring KABUL: At least six gunmen attacked the training center of National Directorate of Security (NDS) in Kabul on Monday and as per the local media they were hiding in the under construction building near the training centers. There are no reports of causalities and the security forces surrounded the area and gunfight is continue […]

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Explosion in Mazar-e-Sharif city leaves three dead, wounded

By The Frontier Post | December 18, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: An explosion took place in Mazar-e-Sharif city in northern Balkh province of Afghanistan close to noon time Sunday, leaving at least three people dead or wounded. A security official confirmed the incident took place due to a magnetic bomb explosion at around 11 am local time. The source further added that a […]

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Traders discuss issues with Abdullah

By The Frontier Post | December 18, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Afghan traders importing petroleum from Turkmenistan conveyed their problems to Chief Executive Officer Dr Abdullah Abdullah at his office. The traders informed Dr Abdullah about the low standard of petroleum imported from Turkmenistan. They told Dr Abdullah that they had not been allowed to send the commodity back to Turkmenistan. As […]

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Business

Weak rupee to hit every person in the country

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Islamabad Chamber of Small Traders on Sunday said planned erosion in the exchange rate is to hit every person in the Pakistan. “The currency has been left on the mercy of IMF, exporters and currency dealers which amounts to playing havoc with the country. A few months back the government decided to […]

Number of branchless banking agents crosses 0.4 million

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The number of branchless banking agents are witnessing continuous surge throughout the country, crossing 0.4 million at end of July, 2017. The number of branchless banking agents grew to all time high level at 402,710 throughout the country which includes customers care offices of mobile phone companies, franchises of mobile phone companies, […]

Pak-Iran trade improving, 31% rise witnessed last year

By The Frontier Post | December 10, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: The Ambassador of Islamic Republic of Iran Mehdi Honardoost has said that lack of information and know-how about the capabilities of Iran and Pakistan amongst the business communities of the two neighboring Islamic countries was hindering trade but the situation has been improving as Pakistan-Iran trade volume improved by 31 percent last […]

Orientm Mccann wins Gold

By The Frontier Post | December 10, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: In this year’s highly competitive Campaign Asia-Pacific ‘Agency of the Year’ awards, Orientm McCann took first place in the ‘Pakistan Creative Agency of the Year’ category by winning Gold. For the past 24 years, Campaign Asia has been recognizing creative excellence and outstanding business performance in the region. As one of the […]

Tea imports increase by 6.87 per cent

By The Frontier Post | December 10, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Tea imports during first four months of current financial year registered an increase of 6.87 percent as compared to the imports of the corresponding period of last year. During the period from July-October, 2017-18 about 54,267 metric tons of tea worth US$184.212 million imported to fulfill the domestic requirements as compared the […]

LCCI for maximum incentives to overseas Pakistanis

By The Frontier Post | December 10, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry (LCCI) on Saturday urged the government to give maximum incentives to overseas Pakistanis playing fundamental role in economic uplift of the country through their remittances. LCCI President Malik Tahir Javaid, Senior Vice President Khawaja Khawar Rashid and Vice President Zeshan Khalil stated here that remittances were […]

Sports

Azhar Ali ready to resume international cricket after knee injury

By The Frontier Post | December 3, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Former Test Captain of Pakistan, Azhar Ali is all set to return to International cricket as he has to prove his fitness before the Pakistan’s tour to New Zealand. Azhar Ali was injured during the series against Sri Lanka and since then he didn’t play any cricket including ODI series against Islanders […]

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Kohli scores second Test double century against Sri Lanka

By The Frontier Post | December 3, 2017

Monitoring Desk NEW DELHI: Indian Skipper, Virat Kohli scored sixth double century in Test on Sunday and became the first captain in the world to hit six double centuries in test cricket. The runs machine of India scored career-best 243 against Sri Lanka in New Delhi on Sunday. Kohli, 29, breaks the record of Brian […]

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Imam-ul-Haq leads Lahore Blues to win National T20

By The Frontier Post | December 1, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Imam-ul-Haq played a winning knock for the Lahore Blues and paved way for the team to become a National T20 champion. The final match of the tournament was played at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium on Thursday between Lahore Blues and Lahore Whites in which Lahore Whites sets 128 target for the Blues. In […]

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National T20: Lahore Blues beat Lahore Whites in final

By The Frontier Post | December 1, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Lahore Blues comfortably won the National T20 Cup by beating Lahore whites by seven wickets with nearly three over to spare. Lahore Whites set a target of 128 for the opponent in the stipulated 20 over as from the start of the innings, the batsmen of Lahore Whites were struggling and despite […]

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Pak-India cricket series: PCB sends legal to ICCC

By The Frontier Post | November 30, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) sent a legal notice to the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday to set up a Dispute Resolution Committee for judging the matter of Indian cricket board for not fulfilling its promise of playing bilateral series with Pakistan. As per the PCB source, he added that after […]

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West Indies is ready to surprise New Zealand in test series: Holder

By The Frontier Post | November 30, 2017

Monitoring Desk WELLINGTON: West Indies Skipper, Jason Holder has said that the morale of the team is high ahead of the New Zealand series. He added that West Indies team is in a very good position to win the two mathc series as we starting to the series at Wellington on Friday and he are […]

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Peshawar

ISF lashes out at US

By The Frontier Post | December 10, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Castigating the decision of American President Donald Trump for recognizing Jerusalem as capital of Israel, office bearers of Insaf Students Federation (ISF) Peshawar Chapter on Saturday asked federal government to call off diplomatic relations with United States. The ISF will show its stringent reaction over the inhuman behavior of US President with […]

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Drugs recovered from vehicle

By The Frontier Post | December 10, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: National Highways and Motorways Police (NH&MP) recovered drugs from a vehicle but the culprits fled leaving the vehicle by roadside in the provincial capital on Saturday. Spokesman of NH&MP said that it signalled to stop a suspected vehicle near Tarnab Farm at GT Road in Peshawar. The culprits instead of stopping sped […]

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Several steps initiates to cut load shedding: Shabbir

By The Frontier Post | December 10, 2017

Muhammad Abuzar Khan PESHAWAR: Chief Executive PESCO, Engineer Muhammad Shabbir Ahmad has said several steps were taken to end the load shedding in the area with the aim to provide maximum facilities to the customers in this regard. This he said while addressing a press conference in WAPDA house Peshawar on Saturday. He added that […]

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HMC releases Anti-dengue treatment report

By The Frontier Post | December 10, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: All the patients admitted in Medical Teaching Institute Hayatabad Medical Complex (HMC) hospital were discharged. According to spokesperson of HMC, no more patients are available there . A total of 29,414 patients were screened for dengue while 5,185 dengue victims were admitted in Medical Teaching Institute Hayatabad Medical Complex (HMC), he added. […]

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Peshawar police seize 2.5kg of hashish, heroin from car

By The Frontier Post | December 9, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The National Highways and Motorways Police in an operation on Saturday seized 2 kilogrammes of hashish and 500mg of heroin from a car. The car, which was coming from the wrong side of the road, was signalled to stop by the police but instead sped away. Police then followed the car and […]

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DG NAB KP seeks masses support against corruption

By The Frontier Post | December 8, 2017

F.P. Report Peshawar: A seminar on “Good Governance Through Prevention of Corruption” was organized at NAB, KP Peshawar on Thursday Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Engr. Iqbal Zafar Jhagra, senior Pakistani diplomat Rustam Shah Mohmand and DG NAB Brig (r) Farooq Naser Awan. On this occasion the Governor KP and Director General NAB, KP distributed credentials amongst […]

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Home Districts

DC visits Lachi hospital; suspends doctor for absence

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2017

Sahibzada Afridi KOHAT: Deputy Commissioner Kohat Khalid Ilyas, paid a surprised visit to newly upgraded D-Type Hospital Lachi and Civil Hospital Hakardara, where besides checking the attendance of doctors and other staff, also inspected its wards, equipments, medicines stores, x-rays plants and labs. He took strong notice of the absentees and not maintaining of formal […]

Punjab govt to provide best health facilities: Nazir

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2017

F.P. Report KASUR: Punjab Minister for Health Khawaja Imran Nazir has said that government is committed to provide modern health facilities to the people of Punjab for which maximum resources are being spent. He stated this while visiting District Headquarters (DHQ) Hospital Kasur accompanied by Secretary Health Ali Jan Khan. Deputy Commissioner Kasur Saira Umer […]

Senator Hamdullah alleges govt following Western agenda

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2017

A.R. Abid Bunery BUNER: The JUIF Senator Hafiz Hamdullah Jan has alleged that Pakistan was hands in glove the five top Western countries were conspiring against Mullah, Masjid, Madrasa (Ulema, Mosque, Ceminaries) adding this agenda was of the New World Order for introducing secular states worldwide and accused that Imran Khan was working for this […]

Suspect held in Multan

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2017

F.P. Report MULTAN: Police arrested a suspect during a search operation launched at Bahauddin Zakariya police limits on Sunday. According to police, law enforcement agencies with police officials checked 84 homes  during the operation and conducted identification of 40 people. The officials arrested a suspect and recovered drugs from him.

Saira for cooperation to make Saaf Dehaat Program successful

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2017

Hafiz M Aziz ur Rehman HAFIZABAD: Federal Minister for National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination Saira Afzal Tarar has stressed the need for cooperation of volunteers, citizens and chairman of union councils and councillors of Municipal Committees for making the ‘Saaf Dehaat Programme’ and Local Government Package, a big stress. While visiting different Union Councils […]

Govts urged to weed out menace of terrorism

By The Frontier Post | December 10, 2017

F.P. Report CHARADDA: Qaumi Watan Party (QWP) Chairman, Aftab Ahmed Khan Sherpao has impressed upon the Federal and Provincial governments to put aside their personnel political interests and weed out the menace of terrorism to from country, particularly from Khyber Pakhtunkhawa which had long been affected from terrorism. He said this while addressing after an […]

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