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NAB chief directs inquiry into 435 offshore companies owned by Pakistanis

By The Frontier Post | December 26, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal, taking notice of 435 offshore companies of Pakistanis in Panama and British Virgin Island, on Tuesday directed immediate inquiry into the matter. Iqbal directed the bureau to investigate the matter without any pressure or influence, a press statement said. The chairman also directed […]

Qadri, Imran Meeting; PTI confirms participation in APC

By The Frontier Post | December 26, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Tuesday has confirmed participation in the All Parties Conference (APC) scheduled for December 30 that will be chaired by the Pakistan Awami Tehreek (APC) for the Model Town incident. In a joint press conference with the PTI chief Imran Khan, Tahirul Qadri praised their political allies and acknowledged […]

Jahangir Tareen is still ‘Sadiq’ and ‘Ameen’ says PTI’s Pervez Khattak

By The Frontier Post | December 26, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Expressing his complete confidence in the Supreme Court, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has said that he still believes that Jehangir Khan Tareen is sadiq and ameen (honest and trustworthy) despite being disqualified. “There was nothing illegal there. It was his legal money. It’s a large business so he may have […]

Pakistan, Afghanistan, China reiterate firm resolve to fight menace of terrorism

By The Frontier Post | December 26, 2017

BEIJING (NNI): Foreign Minister Wang Yi of the People’s Republic of China, Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan held the 1st China-Afghanistan-Pakistan Foreign Ministers’ Dialogue in Beijing, China on Tuesday. Afghanistan and Pakistan congratulated China on the successful conclusion […]

Power of MQM-P still rests in London: Vohra

By The Frontier Post | December 26, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Leader of Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP), Arshad Vohra has claimed that the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) has no power and still all the decisions were made in London and they are only a puppet. Vohra said this while talking to media persons on Tuesday at Islamabad. He said that there are no […]

Civil society members contact SC against SHC decision in Shahzeb murder case

By The Frontier Post | December 26, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Civil society activists on Tuesday filed a petition in Supreme Court against a Sindh High Court (SHC) decision in Shahzeb murder case which paves way for the release of convicted Sharukh Jatoi and other criminals. The civil society members including Muhammad Jibran Nasir, Jamshed Raza Mahmood, Afiya Shehrbano Zia, Naeem Sadiq, Nazim […]

Global

PLO, Fatah decry US threat states

By The Frontier Post | December 22, 2017

Monitoring Desk RAMALLAH: Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) and Fatah Thursday decried Trump’s threat to cut aid to countries that vote against his decision on Jerusalem. Hanan Ashrawi, an executive member of the PLO, condemned the U.S. UN ambassador Nikki Haley’s letter to UN member diplomats that she threatened not to vote against the decision. “Haley’s […]

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Asif to attend China-Pakistan-Afghanistan trilateral dialogue in Beijing

By The Frontier Post | December 21, 2017

BEIJING (APP): Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif will attend a trilateral dialogue between the foreign ministers of China, Pakistan and Afghanistan to be held in Beijing on December 26 to discuss development, security and counter-terrorism. “It will be the first meeting of its kind since the three countries agreed to establish a trilateral dialogue mechanism in […]

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Pakistan says UN vote on Jerusalem will send message that world stands with Palestine

By The Frontier Post | December 21, 2017

UNITED NATIONS (Monitoring Desk): The upcoming UN vote on Jerusalem will send a message to the United States that the world stands with Palestine, said Pakistan’s envoy Dr Maleeha Lodhi on Wednesday. “United States should decide whether to stand with the world or an occupying force which is the reason for instability and chaos in […]

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29 dead in fitness centre blaze in South Korea

By The Frontier Post | December 21, 2017

SEOUL (AFP): At least 29 people were killed and 26 injured Thursday in a major blaze at a fitness centre building in the South Korean city of Jecheon, officials said, in one of the country´s deadliest fire disasters. The fire broke out around 4:00pm local time and quickly engulfed the entire eight-storey building, leaving many […]

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North Korean soldier defects to South: Seoul

By The Frontier Post | December 21, 2017

SEOUL (AFP): A North Korean soldier escaped to the South on Thursday across the heavily-guarded Demilitarized Zone that divides the peninsula, triggering gunfire on both sides of the tense border in the second defection in successive months. The “low-ranking” soldier was spotted by South Korean soldiers using surveillance equipment as he crossed the land border […]

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At least 13 injured as car deliberately hits crowd in Melbourne

By The Frontier Post | December 21, 2017

Monitoring Desk MELBOURNE: At least thirteen people were injured when a car deliberately hit the crowd in Melbourne city of Australia on Thursday. Police told international news agency that a motor car deliberately hit the crowd in which thirteen people were injured and some of them were in serious condition. Victoria Police´s Commander Russell Barrett told […]

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Railways minister Saad Rafique didn’t say anything concerning army: Sanaullah

By The Frontier Post | December 29, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Punjab law minister Rana Sanaullah has said on Friday that railways minister Khawaja Saad Rafique did not mouth any statement concerning Pakistan Army. Sanaullah addressed a media conference in Lahore today and complained that certain politicians are attempting to create anarchaic situation in Punjab province. He said that some ‘hunters’ are using […]

Decision on election alliance close to general polls: PPP

By The Frontier Post | December 29, 2017

Naimat Khan KARACHI: The decision regarding elections alliance will be taken near to General polls next year, the PPP announced here on Friday. “Media Cell Bilawal House has clarified a news aired and published in sections of media about making no alliance with any party during next general elections,” spokesman Bilawal House said. It is […]

Out of 5402 new doctors 4376 join: CM orders requisition of another 2000 doctors

By The Frontier Post | December 29, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: The health emergency declared in the province has produced some congenial results but still there is lot to do to provide best free of cost health facilitiess to each and every citizen of the province. This was stated by Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah while presiding over a high-level meeting […]

IHC removes Islamabad mayor as CDA chairman

By The Frontier Post | December 29, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) unseated the Islamabad’s mayor, Sheikh Ansar Aziz, as the head and executive member of the Capital Development Authority (CDA). Several petitions were filed by citizens against the mayor’s appointment as the executive member and then chairman of the CDA and on Friday the IHC judge, Justice Athar […]

Gulalai tells name of her new political party

By The Frontier Post | December 29, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Disgruntled MNA of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Ayesha Gulalai has revealed the name of her new political party and it will be called Tehreek-e-Insaf Gulalai. MNA Gulalai recently met PTI leader Seema Anwar in Lahore and in the video of this meeting shows that Gulalai announcing her political party name that it will […]

Nawaz Sharif likely to join Shahbaz, Saad in Saudi Arabia

By The Frontier Post | December 29, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Former premier Nawaz Sharif will leave for Saudi Arabia on Saturday and joined the CM Punjab Shahbaz Sharif and Railway minister Saad Rafique. It was informed that the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) head is expected to depart for the gulf state within the next 48 hours. Sources within the Sharif family […]

Afghanistan

13 militants killed in Nangarhar

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: More than a dozen Daesh or so-called Islamic State (IS) militants have been killed and 13 others wounded in an air-and-ground operation in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Wednesday. Maj. Sherin Agha Faqeeri, spokesman for 201st Selab Military Corps, told Pajhwok Afghan News the operation codenamed Selab (9) was conducted […]

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Security forces defeat Taliban in Takhar: Officials

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

Monitoring Desk KUNDUZ: Afghan security forces killed eight Taliban and wounded 10 more during operations in the Dasht Kala and Khwaja Bahauddin districts of Takhar province, they claimed Wednesday. The Taliban entered several areas of the two districts two days ago but the Afghan commandos and local forces conducted operation against them, forcing them to […]

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Detained staffers of Afghan-Turk schools may be deported to Turkey

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Turkish staffers of Afghan-Turk School who went missing in Kabul were in the custody of security forces and likely to be deported to Turkey, sources said Wednesday. Two Turkish nationals and an Afghan teacher affiliated with Afghan-Turk School in Kabul were detained by the security forces after a raid on the […]

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Crackdown on illegal arms kicks off in Kabul

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Security forces began a nationwide crackdown on illegal arms and tinted car windows from Kabul on Wednesday, two weeks after the Interior Ministry announced a new strategy on arms possession in the country. Announcing the new strategy, the Interior Ministry had expressed the hope that the campaign would result into reducing the […]

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Taliban can open office everywhere in Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

Monitoring Desk KANDAHAR: A visiting High Peace Council (HPC) delegation said the government would agree to every mechanism the Taliban suggest for reviving the stalled peace talks to find a negotiated end to the conflict in Afghanistan. Headed by Qazi Habibullah Fawzi, the HPC delegation arrived in southern Kandahar province. Fawzi told Pajhwok News during […]

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10 Daesh militants Killed, 13 injured in Nangarhar operation

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2017

Monitoring Desk NANGARHAR: Military officials claimed on Wednesday that around ten Daesh militants were killed during the operation conducted by Afghan forces in Nangarhar province. Sherin Aqa Faqir, a spokesman Military, told local Afghan media that more than 13 Daesh militants were injured during the operation. He added that the military operation was started on […]

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Business

McDonald’s announces release of ‘Arth’

By The Frontier Post | December 6, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: McDonald’s Seaview restaurant announces the release of the forthcoming movie ‘Arth’ during a press conference. McDonald’s continues to support Pakistani cinema’s revival by associating itself with such projects which encourages entertainment for people. McDonald’s has also creatively used movie integration in Arth as part of its ongoing collaboration. McDonald’s handed out PR […]

SAARC Chamber announces holding SBLC

By The Frontier Post | December 6, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: President SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry Suraj Vaidya here Tuesday announced to organize a high level 3-day 6th mega edition of SAARC Business leaders Conclave (SBLC) on March 16 next at Kathmandu, Nepal. It was disclosed by him here Tuesday at a meeting with SAARC Chamber Pak chapter Vice President Iftikhar […]

ICCI for focusing on savings and investment

By The Frontier Post | December 6, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Sheikh Amir Waheed, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) has called upon the government to focus on promoting savings and investment in order to spur the economic growth of the country as these two instruments played important role in generating resources to provide funds for developmental projects and to get […]

SBP takes notice ATM fraud, asks Bank to fully compensate customers

By The Frontier Post | December 5, 2017

Naimat Khan KARACHI: During the preceding week, State Bank of Pakistan noted with concern that customers’ information on debit cards of Habib Bank Limited was compromised by hackers through skimming to create its clones and were used to withdraw depositor’s money from various locations within and outside the country, said spokesman Central Bank of Pakistan […]

Rice exports increased to 6.87% during July-October 2017

By The Frontier Post | December 5, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistani rice demands were increased and rice exports from the country were increased during the first four months from July to October of current fiscal year comparing the last year. Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) said that the rice export rose to $457.66 million from $391.595 million during July-October 2016-17. PBS added that […]

Qatar Airways participates in PTM

By The Frontier Post | December 5, 2017

F.P. Report DOHA, Qatar: Qatar Airways has participated in the first ever Pakistan Travel Mart (PTM), Pakistan’s biggest annual international travel and tourism expo that was held at the Karachi Expo Centre between the 24th – 26th of November 2017. As the exhibition’s diamond sponsor, Qatar Airways was among a large number of international travel […]

Sports

PAF wins CAS challenge Polo Cup

By The Frontier Post | November 20, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: 26th Chief of Air Staff Challenge Polo Cup 2017 concluded at Lahore today. Pakistan Air Force won the final match by defeating Pakistan Rangers (Punjab) with 5 goals to 9. Air Marshal Farooq Habib, Acting Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force, was the Chief Guest at closing ceremony of the […]

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Afghanistan U-19 outclass Pakistan in the final of ACC U-19

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2017

Monitoring Desk KAULA LUMPUR: Afghanistan Cricket team outclassed the Pakistan team in the final of Under-19 Youth Asia Cup after beating Pakistan with a margin of 185 runs on Sunday. Pakistan U-19 won the toss and decided to bowl first and in the 50 over Afghanistan team made 249 runs with the loss of 7 […]

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Italy beat Pakistan by 32-20 in Rugby match

By The Frontier Post | November 18, 2017

ISLAMABAD (APP): The Italian team beat Pakistan by 32-20 in an exhibition rugby match played here at the Jinnah Stadium of the Pakistan Sports Complex on Saturday. The Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb was the chief guest on the occasion and distributed prizes among the winners. Speaking on the occasion, she […]

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Shehzad helps Lahore Blues edge Peshawar in thriller

By The Frontier Post | November 18, 2017

RAWALPINDI (Monitoring Desk): A whirlwind half-century from Ahmed Shehzad helped Lahore Blues to a thrilling three-run win over Peshawar. Shehzad, who has recently struggled for form in a Pakistan shirt, scored 50 off 22 balls to get his side off to a flying start. Hussain Talat and Mohammad Hafeez scored 37 and 30 respectively as […]

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Hockey Olympian Afzal Manna passes away

By The Frontier Post | November 18, 2017

LAHORE (NNI): Renowned Olympian Afzal Manna breathed his last in Lahore, Saturday morning. An inside left of repute, he played for Pakistan in 1964 Olympics (silver medal) and Asian Games 1958 (gold medal) & 1962 (gold medal). An international umpire, he also remained coach of Pakistan’s national team. President Pakistan Hockey Federation, Brig (Rtd) Khalid […]

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Alexis Sánchez caps dominant derby win for Arsenal over Tottenham

By The Frontier Post | November 18, 2017

LONDON (Agencies): The noisy neighbours have been silenced for now. By the time Harry Kane and Dele Alli trudged off the pitch in the dying stages, with the triumphant taunts from the home fans ringing in their ears, Tottenham Hotspur had long let go of the notion of coming to the home of their fiercest […]

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Peshawar

JI demands merger of FATA into KP

By The Frontier Post | December 5, 2017

Muhammad Abuzar Khan PESHAWAR: Amir Jamaat-i-Islaami (JI) FATA Chapter, Sardar Khan demanded the federal government to merge Fata into Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. This he said while addressing a press conference here at Peshawar Press Club on Monday. Sardar Khan added that it is very unfortunate that 10 million people of FATA were deprived of education and […]

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27 profiteers arrested

By The Frontier Post | December 5, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: District administration arrested 27 persons including a manager of a bakery for profiteering and poor cleanliness conditions during crackdown against profiteers in the city. The arrested persons were included owners of restaurants, butchers, bakery manager, encroachment mafia and others.  On the directives of the Deputy Commissioner (DC) Peshawar, Islamzeb, the Additional Assistant […]

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PPP lashes out at governor for having two slots

By The Frontier Post | December 5, 2017

F.P Report PESHAWAR: Provincial President Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Hamayun Khan and former Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Masud Kausar have said that after appointment as Secretary General of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Governor KP Iftikhar Zaffar Jhagra is running his office unconstitutionally and illegally. Addressing a press conference at Peshawar Press Club (PPC) on Monday, they […]

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Student protests continued at Peshawar University for seventh consecutive day

By The Frontier Post | December 4, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Students of Peshawar University continued their protest for the seventh consecutive day on Monday against the recent increase fees and other charges. The students have set up a demonstration camp outside the administration block and they said that protest will be continue till the decision of increasing the fees will not take […]

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Muqam lays floral wreath on grave of a martyr

By The Frontier Post | December 4, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Advisor to the Prime Minister and President KP Chapter of PML(N), Engr Amir Muqam Sunday laid floral of wreath at the grave of a martyr of Agriculture Institute attack at Shangla district. The PML(N) leader visited the residence of Shaheed Bilal Ahmad at Lewani area in Shangla district and expressed condolence with […]

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Attack aimed at destabilizing country: Jhagra

By The Frontier Post | December 4, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhawa (KP) Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has said that the terror attack on the Agriculture Directorate in Peshawar was aimed at destabilizing the country. In an interview, the Governor said all the political parties and their leadership would have to rise above their differences and work together for defeating terrorism. He […]

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Home Districts

Training workshop on documentary production held

By The Frontier Post | December 7, 2017

F.P. Report TIMERGARA: The Department of Journalism and Mass communication, University of Malakand (UoM) on Wednesday organized a daylong intensive training workshop on ‘Documentary Production’ in collaboration with the ministry of information and broadcasting at its main campus Chakdara. The ministry’s, digital campaign manager Akmal Khan was guest speaker of the event. The main objective […]

Significance of technical education stressed

By The Frontier Post | December 6, 2017

Rafiullah Mandokhail ZHOB: Member Provincial Assembly Mufti Gulab Khan Kakar has said that Balochistan is facing great challenges due to lack of sufficient technical expertise. Skill development and technical education are the key factors in economy development. He was speaking at the inaugural ceremony of Nexus computer institute here. The elected member, who was the […]

Sports gala arranged by Timergara TMA concludes

By The Frontier Post | December 6, 2017

F.P. Report TIMERGARA: The sports Gala organized by the Timergara tehsil municipal administration concluded here on Tuesday. The sports Gala lasted for 14 days during which sports’ competitions of cricket, football, volleyball, badminton, tug of war and ‘kabuddi’ were held at Talash and Timergara grounds. A prize distribution function was held at the Timergara rest […]

Gul-e-Dawoodi exhibition starts in Malakand Varsity

By The Frontier Post | December 6, 2017

F.P. Report TIMERGARA: The University of Malakand (UoM) organized a week long 6th annual exhibition of Gul-e-Dawoodi at the main campus Chakdara. The vice chancellor Prof Dr Gul Zaman inaugurated the exhibition along with some of the disabled students of the varsity during a function largely attended by faculty members, students, administration and special persons. […]

ANP announces candidates for Buner constituencies

By The Frontier Post | December 6, 2017

A.R. Abid Bunery BUNER: The Awami National Party (ANP) announced party tickets for the provincial and national constituencies of the Buner on Tuesday.  As per details, party ticket for NA-28 was awarded to senior party leader Haji Rauf Khan of Karapa, he was also former District Nazim of Buner. Similarly, former MPA Qaiser Wali Khan […]

25 lady workers of garment factory injured in road accident

By The Frontier Post | December 6, 2017

F.P. Report HAFIZABAD: As many as 25 lady workers of a ready-made garments mills were injured, seven of them seriously when their bus collided head-on with a tractor-trolley on Pindi Bhattian road near Thatha Kheru Mutmal, 30-km from here today. According to Rescue-1122, a bus No LGR-1660 was carrying 25 lady workers from Pindi Bhattian […]

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