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NAB decides to probe steel mills worst financial crunch

By The Frontier Post | December 29, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has decided on Friday to investigate the motives behind the destruction and loss of billion of rupees to Pakistan’s largest iron industry Pakistan Steel Mills. “NAB will ascertain the reasons, government negligence or any conspiracy behind the destruction and losses of billion of rupees which were incurred […]

ISPR response to Saad Rafique’s statement was unnecessary: Khursheed Shah

By The Frontier Post | December 29, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Syed Khursheed Shah, Opposition Leader in the National Assembly, has said that there was no need of response from ISPR to Saad Rafique’s statement. While talking to media persons on Friday in Lahore, Shah said that in my opinion there was nothing anything objectionable in Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique, which was […]

War against terrorism will continue: Ahsan Iqbal

By The Frontier Post | December 29, 2017

F.P. Report QUETTA: Federal Interior Minister, Ahsan Iqbal has said that terrorists are trying to re-entering the country from the western border with the aim to disturb the peaceful environment in the country. Iqbal added that the war against terrorism will continue till the elimination of last terrorist from the area and those who run […]

‘India using Afghan soil against CPEC’

By The Frontier Post | December 29, 2017

F.P. Report QUETTA: Minister for Interior Ahsan Iqbal Thursday said neighboring country India was using Afghanistan soil for hatching conspiracies against China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and spending million of dollars for nefarious designs against Pakistan. Talking to newsmen after inaugurating an Executive Passport Office in Quetta, the minister said Indian spy Kulbhushan Yadav had […]

FO: Indian’s allegation baseless

By The Frontier Post | December 29, 2017

Tariq Ullah Wardak ISLAMABAD: Foreign office spokesperson Dr Faisal Thursday said distortion of agreed security check of Indian spy family and portraying it as religious/cultural disrespect denotes only bad faith on behalf of India. During his weekly media briefing in foreign office, Foreign office spokesperson Dr Faisal  said that Indian allegations against Pakistan coming 24 […]

Medical colleges fee case: SC summons Nawaz

By The Frontier Post | December 29, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has on Thursday summoned former prime minister Nawaz Sharif in suo motu case against the high fees of private medical colleges across the country. A two-member bench of the Supreme Court headed by the chief justice Justice Mian Saqib Nisar and comprising Justice […]

Global

Putin, Erdogan support creation of Palestinian state

By The Frontier Post | December 22, 2017

MOSCOW (AFP): Russia s President Vladimir Putin and Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday said they both supported creating a Palestinian state, the Kremlin said the day after the UN rejected the decision by Washington to recognise Jerusalem as Israel s capital. In a phonecall, the two leaders “discussed the situation of Middle East peace talks […]

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UHNCR says Australia abandoned refugees, must clear up the mess it made

By The Frontier Post | December 22, 2017

GENEVA (Reuters): The UN refugee agency on Friday accused Australia of abandoning hundreds of refugees and asylum seekers on Papua New Guinea’s Manus Island and said it must take responsibility for the mess it created with its “offshore processing” system. About 800 refugees are still in a precarious situation on Manus Island, having been forcibly […]

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UN hails first step on Syria detainees, cautious on Sochi plan

By The Frontier Post | December 22, 2017

GENEVA (Reuters): UN Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura said Syria talks in the Kazakh capital Astana on Friday had agreed on a “working group” for the release of detainees, which he said was a commendable first step towards an arrangement between the warring sides. He also said that Russia’s plan to convene a Syrian “congress […]

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Israel PM calls UN as ‘house of lies’ before Jerusalem vote

By The Frontier Post | December 22, 2017

Monitoring Desk JERUSALEM: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday described the UN as a “house of lies” hours ahead of a planned UN General Assembly vote on U.S. President Trump’s recent decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. “It took 70 years for the U.S. to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and […]

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UN adopts Jerusalem resolution despite American threats

By The Frontier Post | December 22, 2017

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: The United Nations on Thursday overwhelmingly adopted a resolution on Jerusalem, calling on the United States to withdraw its recognition of the city as Israel’s capital. A total of 128 members voted in favor of the Jerusalem resolution, nine countries voted against and 35 others abstained. The UN’s 193-member General Assembly […]

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Erdogan: Mr. Trump, you cannot buy democratic will with your dollars

By The Frontier Post | December 22, 2017

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Turkey’s president on Thursday blasted U.S. President Donald Trump threatening to cut aid to countries that vote to denounce his decision recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. “Mr. Trump, you can’t buy Turkey’s democratic free will with your dollars,” Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in a speech to a culture and art awards ceremony […]

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Rana Sana defends Nawaz Sharif’s visit to Saudi Arabia

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2018

F.P. Report FAISALABAD: The Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah defended the recent visit of Nawaz Sharif to Saudi Arabia, saying that he is using his political influence in the Muslim world to solve the issues. In a media talk on Monday, he told that the political rivals are giving wrong meaning of the Saudi visit, […]

Musharraf may return before elections

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2018

ISLAMABAD (Online): Close Aides of former President Musharraf has advised him to return to the country as soon as the interim government would take oath. Under the present scenario he has summoned top leadership of his party and close aides including Secretary General Dr. Amjad, Organing Secretary Mehreen Adam and his legal adviser Akhtar Shah […]

2018 elections be contested on elimination of corruption: JI

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Ameer of Jamaat-e-Islami Senator Sirajul Haq said that the situation in the country warranted that all the political parties contested the 2018 elections on the one point agenda of elimination of corruption. He was speaking at a reception hosted in his honour at the Islamic Cultural centre, Oslo, Norway. Sirajul Haq said […]

Entire Arab world can’t get Sharifs an NRO: Sheikh Rasheed

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2018

ISLAMABAD (NNI): Awami Muslim League leader Sheikh Rasheed on Monday said Nawaz Sharif’s clan will not get a National Reconciliation Order (NRO) even if the entire Arab world unites [in the family’s favour]. He was referring to unverified reports linking the former prime minister and his brother Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif’s current visit to […]

Foundations of prosperous, developed pakistan laid: Shehbaz Sharif

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister (CM), Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has said the foundations of a prosperous and developed Pakistan have been laid as the China Pakistan Economic Corridor Project (CPEC) has opened the doors of secure foreign investment in the country. Talking to different delegations of Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) in Saudi Arabia on […]

Aerial firing: At least 19 injured in Karachi on New Year’s Eve

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: At least nineteen persons including a woman were injured in different parts of the city because of aerial firing during the New Year celebrations. As per the media reports majority of firing incidents took place in the Nazimabad area of the city. The injured were shifted to hospitals for treatment. Earlier, Chief […]

Afghanistan

US satellites discover more archaeological sites

By The Frontier Post | December 15, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL:  The US government satellites and unmanned aerial vehicles have discovered more archaeological sites in Afghanistan dating to sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries, it has been reported. According to a report published in Science Magazine, the researchers are using images taken by commercial and United States government satellites and military drones to look […]

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Police among 24 killed in Taliban attack

By The Frontier Post | December 15, 2017

Monitoring Desk LASHKARGAH: Taliban militants ambushed and killed 24 police and illegal gunmen in southern Helmand province, sources said on Thursday. A government source, who did not want to be named, told Pajhwok Afghan News the clash between policemen and the Taliban took place in Raig area of Maiwand district on Wednesday night. The irresponsible […]

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Heavy snowfall shuts busy Salang Highway

By The Frontier Post | December 15, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The busy Salang Highway, linking Kabul with northern provinces, was blocked for heavy traffic as a result of heavy snowfall on Thursday morning, an official said. The highway — passing through treacherous mountains in Parwan and Baghlan provinces — connects nine provinces with the central capital. Lt. Gen. Mohammad Rajab, the highway […]

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Virginity tests continue to haunt girls and women in Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | December 15, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The issue of the virginity tests continues to haunt the Afghan girls and women, particularly the sexual violence victims, with the Human Rights Watch (HRW) new report unveiling a new distressing report from a remote part of Afghanistan where two children became the victims of the persistent issue. According to HRW, a […]

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Wolesi Jirga rejects draft budget for next year

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Wolesi Jirga on Wednesday rejected next year’s draft budget for what it called lack of balance among the provinces, allocations for unapproved administrative units and creation of unnecessary positions in some departments. Some days back, a number of lower house members had criticised the next year’s budget, saying some of the […]

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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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Business

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 […]

E-commerce market size to grow up to $1b

By The Frontier Post | December 5, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The size of e-commerce market, one of the most important drivers of a digital Pakistan, is expected to grow up to US $ 1 billion by 2020 which falls between US $ 70-150 million. The regulations regarding Framework for Payment System Operators (PSO) and Payment Service Providers (PSP) have been devised and […]

Sports

Jana Novotna passes away aged 49

By The Frontier Post | November 20, 2017

PRAGUE (Agencies): Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna has died at the age of 49 after suffering from cancer, the WTA said on Monday. Novotna, who won the Wimbledon title in 1998 when she defeated France’s Nathalie Tauziat in the final, died on Sunday in her native Czech Republic surrounded by her family, a WTA statement […]

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Australia, India bring the best out of me, says Amir

By The Frontier Post | November 20, 2017

KARACHI (Monitoring Desk): Pakistan fast-bowler Mohammad Amir has admitted that he relishes big matches against the likes of Australia and India, especially the latter, performances against whom he says instantly makes or breaks a cricketer. While talking to ESPNcricinfo, the ace pacer said: “I think I get extra energy when I play against India and […]

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Lahore Whites beat Rawalpindi in National T20

By The Frontier Post | November 20, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Lahore Whites crushed Rawalpindi by 28 runs after Kamran Akmal hit blistering half century with 52 of his 65 runs. Lahore Whites managed to scores 178 in the 20 over in which Kamran Akmal hit a beautiful half century with the help of Sami Aslam and younger brother Umar Akmal. In reply […]

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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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Peshawar

PPP demands for resignation of Governor unjustified: Musazai

By The Frontier Post | December 6, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Provincial Secretary Information PMLN KP Nasir Khan Musazai has termed the demand of the PPP for resignation of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra as unjustified and uncalled for. In a statement here Tuesday while strongly condemning the demand, he said that the PPP should first look towards their attitudes and behavior […]

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Peshawar High Court judge takes oath

By The Frontier Post | December 5, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Justice Mohammad Ayub Khan took oath as the new judge of Peshawar High Court on Tuesday. PHC Chief Justice Yahya Afridi administered the oath to him at a ceremony. With the appointment of Justice Ayub, the number of judges in the high court has risen to 15, reported Geo News. Justice Ayub […]

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KP PA strongly condemns terrorists attack on ATI

By The Frontier Post | December 5, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly Monday strongly condemned terrorists’ attack on Agriculture Training Institute (ATI) and offered Fateha for the victims of the incident. The incident was raised in the house by Nighat Aurakzai of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) on a point of order said that attack on the students is highly sorrowful. […]

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World AIDS day observed

By The Frontier Post | December 5, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Directorate of Heath Services, FATA in collaboration with UNICEF observed World Aids Day on December 1 in FATA. The facilitators sensitized the participants about HIV/AIDS, how it is transmitted and how it could be prevented. Pamphlets containing information about HIV/AIDs are distributed among participants. 150 participants participated in this activity. Assistant Political […]

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Rehabilitation work in progress, says Pesco

By The Frontier Post | December 5, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Peshawar Electric Supply Company (PESCO) Monday said that due to fault at 132 KV Mansehra Grid Station power supply from 11 KV feeders including 11 KV AtarShesha, Industrial State, Mansehra City-2, Paryana, Baffa and Capacitor Bank of  incoming panel -1 was suspended. It said that power supply to other feeders of incoming […]

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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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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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