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Sattar announces to withdraw his senate candidates

By The Frontier Post | February 16, 2018

Naimat Khan KARACHI: A Typical MQM drama which continued for nearly two weeks unfolded when Farooq Sattar, the Muttahida Qaumi Movement – Pakistan Chief Dr Farooq Sattar announced to give power to Rabita Community to finalize four names for the senate polls. “You give me four names and I will announce and those forms I […]

People’s court rejects ns disqualification verdict: Maryam Nawaz

By The Frontier Post | February 16, 2018

F.P. Report MANSEHRA: The daughter of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and leader of ruling party PML-N Maryam Nawaz again, as usual, lashed judiciary and claimed that people’s court has turned down the Nawaz Sharif disqualification verdict. “If Chief Justice talks in PTI tunes he will be faced the same tune,” she said while addressing […]

Pak-Saudi Joint Naval Exercise Affa Al Sahil Iv Concludes

By The Frontier Post | February 16, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan Navy’s Special Service Group – SSG(N) and Royal Saudi Naval Forces Special Operation Forces(RSNF) have successfully concluded two weeks bilateral exercise “AFFA AL SAHIL IV” Pakistan. The exercise is an important element of bilateral naval cooperation. The objectives of the exercise were to improve interoperability, to enhance professional skills, rehearse Tactics […]

Nawaz Sharif owner of assets in children’s names: NAB

By The Frontier Post | February 16, 2018

ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk): The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has said that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was the true owner of all his assets, despite them being in his children’s names. This has been stated in the supplementary references filed by NAB in the Al Azizia and Flagship references, a copy of which is available […]

Senate summons Defence Minister over ISPR statement on army deployment in Saudi Arabia

By The Frontier Post | February 16, 2018

ISLAMABAD (APP): Senate on Friday summoned Defence Minister Khurram Dastgir over the statement issued by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) referring that army troops will be deployed in Saudi Arabia as part of the bilateral security pact. According to details, certain Senators expressed concerns over the recent policy statement given by ISPR. “In continuation of ongoing […]

Naqeebullah case: Apex court issues contempt notice to Rao Anwar after he failure to appear before court

By The Frontier Post | February 16, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan issued a contempt of court notice to suspended Malir SSP Rao Anwar after he was failed to appear before the court in the Naqeebullah Mehsud killing case, on Friday. State Bank of Pakistan was also directed to freeze the suspended SSP Rao Anwar bank accounts. While hearing the […]

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Global

South Africa’s parliament elects Cyril as new president

By The Frontier Post | February 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk JOHANNESBURG: South Africa’s parliament on Thursday elected Cyril Ramaphosa as the country’s new president to replace 75-year-old Jacob Zuma, who resigned on Wednesday night. Ramaphosa, 65, was Zuma’s deputy and leader of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) Party. “I declare Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa as duly elected president of the Republic of South […]

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Mattis: Turkey, US finding common ground’ on Syria

By The Frontier Post | February 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk BRUSSELS: U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis said on Thursday said Washington is finding “common ground” with Ankara on Syria amid a Turkish-led counter-terrorist operation in Afrin, northwestern Syria. Speaking to reporters after a NATO defense ministers meeting in Brussels, Mattis said: “I believe we are finding common ground,” adding that there were also […]

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Israel warns Syria against chemical weapons use

By The Frontier Post | February 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk JERUSALEM: Israel has vowed a “punishing response” if the Syrian regime deploys chemical weapons near its border, Israeli media reported Thursday. “The Foreign Ministry fears poison gas may leak into Israel if the Assad regime uses chemical weapons against rebels near the Golan Heights and has reportedly warned of a punishing response should […]

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Russia says US sending Kurds new weapons

By The Frontier Post | February 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk MOSCOW: Russia on Thursday accused the U.S. of arming Kurds across Iraq. Speaking at news conference in Moscow, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zaharova said: “Provoking Turkey, Americans keep sending the Kurds new and new convoys with weapons across the territory of Iraq.” Zaharova added: “Turkey as a result continues to conduct military […]

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Ethiopian prime minister resigns amid protests

By The Frontier Post | February 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk ADDIS ABABA: Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn on Thursday tendered his resignation amid anti-government demonstrations. Speaking to local media on Thursday, Desalegn said he is also resigning as the chairman of the ruling Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic party. In a televised speech, the prime minister called on people to be part of the […]

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At least 17 killed in Florida school shooting

By The Frontier Post | February 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk FLORIDA: As many 17 people were killed and dozens others were injured in a shooting at the Stoneman Douglas High School in the southeastern most US state of Florida. Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel told local media persons that the attacker, who has been arrested by Police in Parkland, has been identified as Nikolas […]

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Pakistan

PM Abbasi meets Nawaz Sharif in Jati Umra

By The Frontier Post | February 17, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi met Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Nawaz Sharif at his residence Jati Umra. During the meeting, the leaders exchanged views on matters of mutual interest and political matters while agreeing on intensifying the public campaign. PM Abbasi told Nawaz that several projects including those related to energy […]

Three terrorists killed in DG Khan operation: ISPR

By The Frontier Post | February 17, 2018

RAWALPINDI (APP): Security forces killed three terrorists during an intelligence-based operation (IBO) in Dera Ghazi Khan, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement on Saturday. Punjab Rangers, along with Elite Police and Intelligence Agencies, conducted the IBO under Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad, killing three terrorists in exchange of fire and recovering ammunition from the site, […]

LHC permits Ishaq Dar to contest Senate elections

By The Frontier Post | February 17, 2018

LAHORE (Monitoring Desk): The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Saturday while announcing the reserve verdict permitted Ishaq Dar to contest Senate elections. During the hearing, former Finance Minister’s lawyer told court that Ishaq Dar submitted nomination papers for technocrat and general seat but they were rejected on the basis of no separate bank accounts and […]

Maryam Nawaz to address workers convention in Mansehra today

By The Frontier Post | February 16, 2018

F.P. Report MANSEHRA: Leader of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Maryam Nawaz will address a social media convention of the party in Mansehra District on Friday (today). The PML-N sources told that the gathering will be held in Baffa town and it is to be the first social media convention in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. Daughter […]

CPEC to open new doors of investment and trade: CM Bizenjo

By The Frontier Post | February 16, 2018

F.P. Report QUETTA: Chief Minister of Balochistan, Abdul Qudus Bizenjo has said that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project is a great opportunity of development and prosperity for Balochistan and it will bring investment, trade and business for the whole country. This he expressed while talking to Chinese delegation. CM Bizenjo said that provincial government has taken […]

MQM-P Bahadurabad faction to hold workers convention today at Gulshan-e-Iqbal

By The Frontier Post | February 16, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Bahadurabad faction of Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) to hold its general workers convention at the Gulshan-e-Iqbal’s 13-C Ground on Friday (today). Party sources said that the venue of the workers convention was changed after the city administration didn’t give them permission to hold public meeting at the Nazimabad ground. The sources claimed […]

Afghanistan

Drug addiction, poppy cultivation increased

By The Frontier Post | February 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Afghan Counter-narcotics Minister Salamat Azeemi admitted that poppy cultivation and number of drug addicts has increased in Afghanistan. Miss Azeemi said this briefing a meeting of counter narcotics committee. The meeting presided over by Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah was also attended by deputy interior minister agriculture and public health ministers besides […]

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Six Taliban killed in Uruzgan

By The Frontier Post | February 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk TARINKOT: Six Taliban have been killed in foreign forces air strike, a reliable source said on Thursday. A well-placed source at the Police Headquarters said that foreign forces fighter jets bombarded the Taliban positions on the outskirts of Tarinkot, the provincial capital. Six Taliban, including the groups Commander Mullah Ghazi, had been killed […]

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Afghan civilian casualties from airstrikes up by 7% in 2017

By The Frontier Post | February 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: More than 10,000 civilians lost their lives or suffered injuries in the ongoing Afghan war during 2017, a UN report said. The 2017 Annual Report on Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict in Afghanistan was released by UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) and UN Human Rights Office Thursday. The report said […]

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Suicide bomber arrested in Lashkargah city with explosive packed motorcycle

By The Frontier Post | February 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk LASHKARGAH: Afghan security forces arrested a suicide bomber and thwarted the attack as he was carrying a motorcycle packed with explosives in Lashkargah city of Helmand province. The provincial government of Helmand confirmed that the suicide bomber was arrested in Zhar Sahib area of Nawa district and adding that a motorcycle packed with […]

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35 militants killed in AAF airstrike in Kandahar

By The Frontier Post | February 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk KANDAHAR: Afghan Ministry of Defense (MoD) claimed that at least thirty five militants were killed in an airstrikes conducted by Afghan Air Force in Kandahar province. According to MoD statement, the airstrike was launched in Nesh district of the province with the aim to clear the area from the militants groups adding that […]

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Half of Zabul schools shut by insecurity, fighting

By The Frontier Post | February 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk QALAT: More than half of schools in southern Zabul province, where four districts have no schools at all, are closed due to insecurity, an official said. Atta Jan, the provincial council chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News around 80 percent of students were affected by the closure of schools. Not a single school had […]

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Business

ICCI head felicitate NPC office bearers

By The Frontier Post | February 15, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: A delegation of Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry led by its President Sheikh Amir Waheed visited National Press Club and congratulated its newly elected office bearers. Tariq Mehmood Chaudhry was elected President, Asif Bashir Chaudhry Vice President, Myra Imran Azam Vice President (Women), Shakeel Anjum Secretary, Nausheen Yusuf Finance Secretary, Abid […]

SBP issues Shariah Compliant Long Term Financing Facility for Exporters

By The Frontier Post | February 14, 2018

Naimat Khan KARACHI: In order to provide Shariah compliant alternative of conventional Long Term Financing Facility (LTFF) to meet long awaited demand of exporters, State Bank of Pakistan has issued Islamic Long Term Financing Facility (ILTFF) based on Mudarabah, spokesman said here on Wednesday. “State Bank of Pakistan since 2008 has been offering long-term refinance […]

Al Meezan Investments opens 8th branch in Karachi

By The Frontier Post | February 14, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Al Meezan Investment Management Limited (Al Meezan Investments) is pleased to announce the opening of a new branch in DHA, Karachi at Plot # 8C, Shop # 03, Street # 10, Badar Commercial, DHA Phase V, Karachi. The opening of this branch took place on the 08th of February 2018 and is […]

Matco Foods completes listing on PSX

By The Frontier Post | February 14, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Matco Foods limited, one of Pakistan’s largest Basmati rice exporter was formally listed on Tuesday on the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX), said Director of Finance, Faizan Ghori. The Gong ceremony on the occasion of formal listing of Matco Foods limited was held at the PSX, with Chairman of Matco Foods limited Jawed […]

ICCI for extending export package till FY 2018-19

By The Frontier Post | February 14, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry has called upon the government to consider extending PM’s incentive package of Rs.180 billion for exporters till financial year 2018-19 in order to improve competitiveness of exporters and promote country’s exports. Sheikh Amir Waheed, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry said that Pakistan’s exports […]

Mari Petroleum and KUFPEC sign MoU

By The Frontier Post | February 14, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Mari Petroleum Company Limited (MPCL) and Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Company (KUFPEC), today announced a strategic cooperation initiative for evaluating future potential business opportunities in local & international upstream exploration and production. The MOU for strategic cooperation was signed by Ayyad M.E.A AlKandari, Vice President Operations, KUFPEC and Lt. Gen Ishfaq Nadeem […]

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Sports

Nishikori wins comeback match

By The Frontier Post | February 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk New York: Kei Nishikori returned to an ATP Tour level event for the first time since last August and cruised into the second round of the inaugural New York Open with a 7-5 6-3 win over American wild card Noah Rubin on Tuesday. The Japanese fifth seed, fresh off winning a Challenger event […]

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Shaun White wins Winter Olympics half pipe gold

By The Frontier Post | February 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk PYEONGCHANG: American great Shaun White sensationally snatched half pipe gold, denying Japanese teenager Ayumu Hirano with a superb final run in Pyeongchang. Hirano had landed back-to-back 1440s in his second attempt to overtake White with a score of 95.25. But with the pressure on, 31-year-old White delivered a faultless 97.75 to secure his […]

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Pak cycling team leaves for Malaysia

By The Frontier Post | February 15, 2018

LAHORE (APP): National cycling squad left here on Wednesday for Malaysia to take part in the Asian track cycling championship being held Thursday (February 15) in Kuala Lumpur. The party comprises four riders and three officials, said a spokesman of Pakistan Cycling Federation while talking to APP. The team comprises Zahid, Shakeel, Aizat ullah, and […]

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India win first ever ODI series in South Africa

By The Frontier Post | February 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk PORT ELIZABETH: India beat South Africa by 73 runs in the fifth ODI at Port Elizabeth and clinched the first ever series after over 25 years of touring South Africa. India set the target of 274 for the opponent team with the help of Rohit Sharma brilliant innings of 115 runs in the […]

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Peshawar Zalmi announces Mahira Khan as brand ambassador

By The Frontier Post | February 14, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Peshawar Zalmi, the champion of Pakistan Super League (PSL) announced Mahira Khan as the brand ambassador of the team. The renowned Pakistani actress Mahira Khan would be supporting Peshawar Zalmi in the upcoming season of PSL. Mahira Khan also confirmed the news by posting her picture in Zalmi shirt and announcing she […]

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Afghanistan beat Zimbabwe by six wickets in third ODI

By The Frontier Post | February 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Afghanistan beat Zimbabwe by six wickets in the third One-Day-International (ODI) match on Tuesday night in Sharjah stadium in the UAE. Zimbabwe set a target of 155 runs. Leg spinners Rashid Khan claimed 5wickets for 24 and this is his third five-wicket haul in ODI cricket. Rashid Khan dismantles Zimbabwe for 154 […]

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Fashion

Neha Dhupia, Ajay Devgan to work together in upcoming movie

By The Frontier Post | February 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Bollywood actress Neha Dhupia will be seen working opposite against Ajay Devgan in the upcoming movie. Neha Dhupia impressed everyone last year with her performance in movies like Tumhari Sulu, Hindi Medium and Qarib Qarib Single. Now the Indian media reported that she will be soon working together with Ajay Devgan in Pradeep […]

Kareena Kapoor hopes for a long career in film industry

By The Frontier Post | February 6, 2018

Mentoring Desk MUMBAI: Kareena Kapoor Khan has said that she would like to work in the film industry for another two decades. Kareena told reporters that it’s been an honor that I am working in Bollywood since 2000 and the counting is still continue. She hopes to continue the work for another two decades. Kareena, […]

Kylie Jenner confirms she gave birth to baby girl with Travis Scott

By The Frontier Post | February 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk LOS ANGELES: Kylie Jenner confirmed that she had given birth to a baby girl with her beau, rapper Travis Scott. The super model announced the news on the popular TV show Kardashian clan. The news had been predicted for weeks in the showbiz pages. The 20-year-old reality TV star had said that her […]

 ‘Secret Superstar’ becomes top earning film in China at the moment

By The Frontier Post | February 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW DELHI: Aamir Khan’s ‘Secret Superstar’ became the top earning film in the China and earned $10.5 million between last Friday and Sunday. Trade analyst predicted that ‘Secret Superstar’ is close to the $100 million mark in China and is likely to cross it in next some days. ‘Secret Superstar’ broke Dangal’s first-day record in China’s […]

SRK appreciates Ranveer Singh performance in ‘Padmavat’

By The Frontier Post | February 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Bollywood actor, Shah Rukh Khan appreciated the performance of Ranveer Singh in ‘Padmavaat’ and called it a brilliant picture. Ranveer Singh, who played role of Alauddin Khilji in ‘Padmaavat’ movie and yesterday Shah Rukh Khan, was answering questions of his fans on twitter. Ranveer asked about the performance in ‘Padmavat’ in reply, […]

Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff starrer to release on October 2 next year

By The Frontier Post | February 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Hrithik Roshan, Tiger Shrof and Vaani Kapoor are all set to work together in the upcoming Yash Raj Films. Yash Raj officialy announced that Hrithik Roshan, Tiger Shroff and Vaani Kapoor’s upcoming film will hit the theatres on the 2nd of October next year and the film is likely to be an action entertainer. According […]

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Peshawar

Resolution submitted in KP Assembly

By The Frontier Post | February 15, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The dissident MPA of PTI on Wednesday submitted a resolution in Khyber Pakhtukhwa Assembly seeking pointing out mega corruption and irregularities in Billion Tree Tsunami Program (BTTP) of the provincial government. The resolution stated the PTI Chief Imran Khan announced BTTP under which he claimed to get plant as many as one […]

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CM directs for accelerated completion of 8 bus stations

By The Frontier Post | February 14, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak has directed for accelerated completion of eight bus stations of the Peshawar Metro Bus Project and the rest of the requirements along with design should be finalized by February 19. He also directed to complete all the bus stations as early as possible in order to […]

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PTI leadership asked to not ignore ideological workers

By The Frontier Post | February 14, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Local leaders of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) from various union councils of district Peshawar have urged the party central and provincial leadership to not ignored the ideological workers and vowed they are ready to give any sacrifice to accomplish mission of the party Chairman Imran Khan. They were speaking at workers convention, organized […]

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Bannu Airport to create opportunities: Durrani

By The Frontier Post | February 14, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Federal Minister for Housing and Works Akram Khan Durrani Tuesday expressed gratitude to Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi for approving Rs 715 million grant for upgradation and extension of Bannu Airport. Talking to various delegations at his residence, he said A-320 and B-737 plans could land on the airport, adding that the […]

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PML-N victory in Lodhran bye-poll echoes in PA

By The Frontier Post | February 14, 2018

F.P Report PESHAWAR: The win of PML-N candidate Iqbal Shah from NA-154 Lodhran echoed during the proceedings of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly on Tuesday. It was the parliamentary leader of PML-N, Sardar Aurangzeb Nalotha who took the floor on a point of order to congratulate their party candidate Iqbal Shah on winning bye-election from Lodhran […]

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Over 1100 degrees conferred in Sarhad University convocation

By The Frontier Post | February 14, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR:  13th Convocation of Sarhad University of Science and Information Technology, Peshawar was held here Tuesday at Jinnah Convention Center, Islamabad. Governor, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Iqbal Zafar Jhagra who is also the patron of the University was the Chief Guest of the ceremony. Chairman, HEC, Prof. Dr. Mukhtar Ahmad, Vice President, Brig. Javed Tipu […]

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Home Districts

Bone marrow scandal: Police arrest employee of hospital for involvement

By The Frontier Post | February 15, 2018

Hafiz Muhammad Aziz-ur-Rehman HAFIZABAD: The police have arrested Sajid an employee of DHQ Hospital Hafizabad who is also involved in the bone marrow/fluid extraction scandal. The police have already rounded up Muhammad Aslam Hunjra, his wife Amina Bibi, ring leader of the racket Nadeem Iqbal and Irfan. All the accused have been produced before the […]

Zhob in grip of cold wave, mountains wear white blanket

By The Frontier Post | February 14, 2018

Rafiullah Mandokhail ZHOB: The mountains peak in Zhob valley received the first snowfall of the winter accompanied by light rain, intensifying the cold wave and bringing the mercury down here. High-altitude areas including Koh-e-Sulaiman, Shin ghar, Sangay ghar, Gustoi and Babar received snowfall, while the plain areas of the district received light rain that began […]

Anti-polio drive kicks off

By The Frontier Post | February 14, 2018

F.P. Report ATTOCK: A three-day anti-polio campaign has been launched by the Health Department. As many as 282,000 kids below five Years of age would be administered anti-polio drops by the mobile teams. The campaign was inaugurated by Deputy Commissioner Attock Rana Akbar Hayat after administering anti-polio drops to the kids at DHQ hospital.

Two women killed in Dir in rain related incident

By The Frontier Post | February 14, 2018

F.P. Report TIMERGARA: The rain related incidents in Lower Dir claimed two lives while rain in plains and snowfall on hill tops stopped on Tuesday. Majority of hill tops at Maram Adenzai, Toor Mang, Luqman Banda, Barikot Talash, Shahi and Bin Shahi and upper parts of Maidan received record snowfall during the recent spell. Two […]

Recent rains increase cold in Lakki

By The Frontier Post | February 14, 2018

Ghulam Mursalin Marwat LAKKI MARWAT: The recent spell of rain coupled with cold wind increased coldness bringing a positive message for the farmers of rain fed areas of the district. The southern district received light rain which started on Sunday night and continued till Monday night, forcing the many people to remain indoors. The district […]

Two killed, four injured in road mishap

By The Frontier Post | February 14, 2018

Shafiuddin Shafqi KARAK: Two women killed and four other seriously injured in a road accident here on Tuesday at Tangori Sar Chowk in the limits of Karak police station on Indus Highway. Police sources informed that a passenger Hias collided with the truck going in opposite directions in Tangori Sar area on Indus Highway and […]

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Article

Afghanistan under attack

By The Frontier Post | January 26, 2018

Mohammed Harun Arsalai The recent attack on Save the Children in Afghanistan is further proof that the country is still at war, and solutions to end the violence are few and far between. Residents of Nangarhar province are being attacked from all sides. The Taliban, Islamic State of Khorasan Province (ISKP) and other militant groups […]

Arab Spring and anniversary of Egypt’s Jan. 25 Revolution

By The Frontier Post | January 25, 2018

Yasin Aktay Exactly seven years ago, the Arab world was shaken by the great social movement expressing freedom, democracy and honor generating from the deepest folds of society. The name ‘’Arab Spring’’ was given to the revolutionary atmosphere created by this movement. The Arab Spring started in Tunisia on  Dec. 17, 2010 with a woman […]

The vital role of teachers in peace building

By The Frontier Post | January 24, 2018

Uzma Dayan There was a time, when living in comfort was the sole dream of mankind. They were struggling towards making this dream come true. One way that could make it possible was achieving progress in science and technology.  Ultimately the dream dawned into reality. Over the past few decades, advances in science and technology […]

How strong is Larijani block in Iran?

By The Frontier Post | January 23, 2018

Selim Celal It is quite common for judicial cases to make headlines in Iran. But, since the establishment of the Islamic Republic in 1979, the Iranian judges and judiciary have been making more headlines than the actual cases. This trend too, however, has developed a new dimension over the last couple of weeks with the […]

Time for reflection on unrest in Iran

By The Frontier Post | January 22, 2018

Mohammad Hashemi It was after midnight on December 31 and I was checking the latest news about protests in Iran on twitter when one post attracted my attention. It claimed the “Iranian regime lost control of the central city of Kashan” –my hometown– and that “people have taken control of police stations and military installations […]

‘Zippergate’ 20 years on: How Monica & Bill changed the course of world history

By The Frontier Post | January 21, 2018

Robert Bridge On the twentieth anniversary of the Clinton Lewinsky scandal, and just in time for the #MeToo coming out party, what better time to reflect on the political fallout from that hyper-sensationalized tryst. In January 1998, Washin-gton was reeling from rumors that then President Bill Clin-ton, 49, had been involved in a sexual relationship […]

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Editorial

Drone strike on Refugee Camp

By The Frontier Post | January 26, 2018

A US drone strike killed two Afghan nationals on a Refugee Camp in Aurakzai Agency close the Thal Subdivision of settled district Hangu. Speaking on the condition of anonymity and official of the political administration revealed, “Two Afghan Refugees namely, Ahsanullah and Nassir Mahmud alias Khawari, who been killed in the attack, were both mid-level […]

Neglecting agriculture

By The Frontier Post | January 25, 2018

Agriculture sector is in a state of perpetual crisis because of the tall claims but no practical steps of the successive governments to enhance crops yield per hectare. The production of all major crops in Pakistan is the lowest in the world. A major part of the economy still relies on agriculture as it contributes […]

Unnecessary electronic war

By The Frontier Post | January 24, 2018

The intelligential and people are equally flabbergasted as to why both the United States and Pakistan are avoiding subtle and meaningful diplomacy to sort out their difference and remove the trust deficit and move on. Trading charges against each other through electronic and social media outlets without substantive proof is nothing but an exercise in […]

Selection criteria of caretaker PM

By The Frontier Post | January 23, 2018

Talking to media in Islamabad, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said the caretaker Prime Minister will be selected with mutual consensus of all political parties. He reaffirmed that PML-N Chief Nawaz Sharif would lead the political campaign of the ruling party in the next general elections. “People do not vote for Shabaz Sharif or Shahid […]

Yearning for foreign investment

By The Frontier Post | January 22, 2018

Prime Minster Shahid Khaqan Abassi is participating in the World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting in the Swiss Ski resort of Davos with a strategy of clear and pragmatic priorities. He has done his homework to convince the executives of foreign companies to make investment in Pakistan. He will also speak at Built and Road Impact […]

Exports strategy

By The Frontier Post | January 21, 2018

The PML-N government woke up from deep slumber and spell of false economic gains when hardly five months of its tenure of government is left and has started a public relation exercise promising a comprehensive strategy for enhancing exports. The smoke screen of spectacular economic achievements created by the Planning Minister Ahsan Iqbal is clearing […]

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