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Punjab health expert team to set up camp at local Hujra after KP govt declined access to them says Amir Muqam

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Provincial President of PML-N, Amir Muqam has said the Punjab Health Minister Imran Nazir led 15 members team of health experts to assist the dengue affected patients and adding that they will set up a camp at hujra of former MPA Atif-u-Rehman after the PTI led KP government denied to give them […]

Different political views trademark of democracy: Khawaja Asif

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2017

F.P. Report SIALKOT: Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif has said different opinions about any matters within the political parties are characteristic of the democracy. This he said while talking to media persons after attending a photographic exhibition which was organized in the connection of 70th anniversary of Pakistan-UK relations. Asif said that political parties need […]

Dr Ruth Pfau laid to rest with State honor

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2017

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Dr Ruth Pfau, a selfless German-Pakistani who spent over fifty areas in Pakistan treating leprosy patients, was laid to rest in Gora Qabristan after state funerals were offered for her in St Patrick’s Cathedral in Karachi’s Saddar area on Saturday. Pfau, who was one of the founders of the Marie Adelaide Leprosy […]

Will continue Nawaz’s projects for Balochistan: PM

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2017

F.P. Report QUETTA: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said on Saturday that his government would continue the projects which were initiated for Balochistan by Nawaz Sharif. Speaking to media after arriving in Quetta, Khaqan Abbasi thanked the Governor and Chief Minister of Balochistan for welcoming him into the province. He said that the government would […]

Bilawal claims 2018 elections will be his first and Imran Khan’s last

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2017

F.P. Report MANSEHRA: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto addressed the party rally in Mansehra where he slammed the political opponents, accusing Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan of lying. He highlighted the problems in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s (KP) education system saying there are inadequate arrangements, adding that PTI-led government is privatising healthcare system and […]

NA Speaker prepares reference against Justice Asif Saeed Khosa

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2017

ISLAMABAD (NNI): National Assembly Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has prepared reference against Honourable Justice Asif Saeed Khosa citing alleged biasedness. The National Speaker Speaker will file this reference under Article 209 in the Supreme Judicial Council. “Unfortunately Mr. Justice Asif Saeed Khosa in his judgment dated 20th April, 2017 has attributed failure on the part […]

Global

Haram Presidency to mobilize over 10,000 staff to serve Hajj pilgrims

By The Frontier Post | August 13, 2017

MAKKAH (APP): Sheikh Abdul Rahman Al-Sudais, head of the Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques, said the presidency has completed all preparations for receiving pilgrims for the coming annual pilgrimage of Hajj. “The presidency has mobilized more than 10,000 male and female staff to offer the best possible services for the guests […]

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3 dead, dozens injured in violent white supremacist rally in Virginia

By The Frontier Post | August 13, 2017

VIRGINIA (AFP): (United States (US) President Donald Trump blamed “many sides” for the violent clashes between protesters and white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday that left one person dead and dozens others injured as emergency was declared in the state. Two state police officials were killed in a helicopter crash during the rally. The […]

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Six dead, dozens missing, in Indian landslide

By The Frontier Post | August 13, 2017

SHIMLA, India (AFP) – At least six people have been killed and dozens more are missing after a massive landslide swept two buses off a hillside into a deep gorge in mountainous northern India, an official said Sunday. The coaches had stopped for a tea break around midnight Saturday in Himachal Pradesh when tonnes of […]

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Sixty deaths over 5 days at India hospital without oxygen

By The Frontier Post | August 13, 2017

LUCKNOW (AFP): At least 60 children have died over five days at a government hospital in northern India that suffered oxygen shortages, officials said Saturday amid fears the toll could rise. Authorities said they have launched an inquiry but denied reports that a lack of oxygen had caused the deaths at the Baba Raghav Das […]

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Unite the Right: White supremacists rally in Virginia

By The Frontier Post | August 13, 2017

At least one person was killed on Saturday and 35 injured as protests turned violent in Charlottesville, Virginia, as white supremacists clashed with counter-demonstrators and a car ploughed into a crowd of anti-racist and anti-fascist demonstrators. A 32-year-old female was among those killed in the car ramming, said Charlottesville Police Chief Al Thomas, and injuries ranged […]

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Saudi Arabia and UAE ‘tried to host’ Taliban first

By The Frontier Post | August 13, 2017

A former Afghan fighter turned mediator says Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) tried to host the Taliban before the armed group set up an office in Qatar. Abdulla Anas, a former friend of the late al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, told the Middle East Eye on Friday that he was “bewildered” by […]

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Pakistan

Parents protest fees hike by private schools

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Exorbitant hike in the fees of private schools in Karachi has left several parents anxious about future of their children. On Friday, a good number of angry parents staged a rally on Shahrah-e-Faisal, protesting against the steep fee hike by Foundation Public School and other private education institutions of the city. They […]

Kasuri doing false propaganda after expulsion from APML: Gen Musharraf

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2017

ISLAMABAD (NNI): All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) in a statement issued here on Friday said that Ahmed Raza Kasuri was expelled from the party for violating discipline and his designs to divide the party. Moreover APML in its constitution do not have any designation of a Chief Coordinator. APML issued this statement after party chairman […]

Sharif family not appearing before NAB a joke with institutions: Fawad

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2017

LAHORE (NNI): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) spokesperson Fawad Chaudhary said Friday Sharif family not appearing before National Accountability Bureau (NAB) is a joke with national institutions. He slammed former premier Nawaz Sharif and his children who were summoned by NAB and refused the call, sending their counsel instead. Fawad said investigation of Sharif family over Al-Azizia […]

Families of APS victim’s demands justice

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Parents of Army Public School (APS) victims showed displeasure over the delay in providing justice to them and warned the government if they did not give them justice than they will raise voice on international forum for the blood of their innocent children. Family members of APS victims said this while addressing […]

PTI, PML-N ignored people problems says Humayun Khan

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Provincial President of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Engineer Humayun Khan criticized the central and provincial governments for ignoring Khyber Pakhtunkhwa problems in its fight for getting the power in Islamabad. Humayun said this while chairing a party meeting in Peshawar. H claimed that PPP is the only political who worked for the […]

Pakistan wants strengthen ties with Iran says Marriyum

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information, Marriyum Aurangzeb has said Pakistan encourages cultural exchanges among both countries which will bring closer the people of neighboring countries as Pakistan values is relation with the Iran. This she said while talking with Iranian Ambassador Mehdi Honardoostm in Islamabad on Friday. They discussed different proposals to […]

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Afghanistan

HIA says US, NATO mission unsuccessful

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2017

KABUL (Pajhwok): Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan leader Gulbadin Hekmatyar called as ‘unsuccessful’ the US and NATO mission in Afghanistan, saying the alliance was doing what the Russians did. A statement from the HIA media office in Kabul said Hekmatyar made the remarks while meeting leadership of the party’s provincial councils and members from eastern provinces. Speaking on […]

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Failure in Afghanistan Means Strengthening Terrorists in West

By The Frontier Post | August 13, 2017

KABUL (Tolo News): NATO has to win the war against the insurgents in Afghanistan, the Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan (RS) said on Saturday at a gathering in Kabul held to mark the sacrifices of by Afghan and foreign soldiers. The commander of the U.S and NATO forces in Afghanistan, General John Nicholson, said failure […]

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Danish Says Govt Supports Public Uprising Forces

By The Frontier Post | August 13, 2017

KABUL (Tolo News): Mohammad Sarwar Danish, the Second Vice President, on Sunday said the National Unity Government (NUG) supports the public uprising forces in the country. According to Danish, the insurgents mostly target the public uprising forces to intimidate the people from joining and supporting the Afghan security forces. In reaction to the massacre in […]

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Four Taliban Insurgents Killed in Logar Operation

By The Frontier Post | August 13, 2017

KABUL (Tolo News): At least four Taliban insurgents were killed in central Logar province in separate attacks on Saturday, the Interior Ministry said in a statement on Sunday. The first incident took place in Pul-e-Alam city of Logar after a group of insurgents attacked a police check post and clashed with security forces. Three insurgents […]

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Afghan and US security advisers hold talk on military and civil cooperation

By The Frontier Post | August 13, 2017

KABUL (Khaama Press): The Afghanistan’s national security adviser Mohammad Hanif Atmar discussed bilateral military and civil cooperation between Kabul and Washington during a video teleconference. The Office of the National Security Council in a statement said the two sides had in-depth discussions regarding the security situation of Afghanistan where the national security advisers of the […]

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Iranian suicide bomber arrested by the Afghan forces in Nimroz

By The Frontier Post | August 13, 2017

KABUL (Khaama Press): The Afghan security forces have arrested a suicide bomber hailing from the neighboring Iran, the security officials said Saturday. Provincial security chief Jilani Abu Bakar confirmed that an Iranian national who was attempting to carry out a suicide attack was arrested by the security forces. He said the man was arrested during […]

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Business

Pakistan exports surgical goods, medical instruments worth US$ 339.19 million

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan exported surgical goods and medical instruments worth US$ 339.19 million during the last fiscal year ended on June 30, 2017, as against the exports of US $ 358.766 million of the corresponding period of last year. The exports of above mention goods were recorded at US$ 358.766 million during the financial […]

Tesla surges as Wall Street bets on Model 3

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2017

NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (REUTERS): Tesla Inc jumped over 6 percent on Thursday as its quarterly report fueled bets that its new Model 3 sedan would propel the luxury electric carmaker into the mainstream. Chief Executive Elon Musk is counting on the Model 3 – Tesla’s least pricey car – to make the company profitable and […]

Toyota plans truck, possibly SUV production in Mexico despite Trump threat

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2017

MEXICO CITY (REUTERS): Toyota Motor Corp on Friday said it planned to build pickup trucks and possibly SUVs at a new plant in Mexico, a move that followed threats by US President Donald Trump to penalize the company if it built small cars south of the border. Toyota initially planned to produce Corolla sedans at […]

APTMA urges newly elected PM to reduce cost of doing business

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2017

KARACHI: All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) Acting Chairman Zahid Mazhar has congratulated Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on assuming the office of prime minister of Pakistan and hoped that he will leave no stone unturned for the revival of the textile industry and would take steps towards bringing it to its true worth even in the […]

Apple, Huawei, Amazon gain in sluggish tablet market

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2017

WASHINGTON (APP): Apple, Huawei and Amazon boosted tablet sales over the past quarter, despite the ongoing slump in the overall market for the devices, surveys showed Thursday. Overall tablet sales dropped 3.4 per cent from the same period last year to 37.9 million, according to a survey by research firm IDC. Apple’s nearly 15 per […]

Deputy governor SBP admits he called for depreciation of PKR on 5th of July

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2017

Web Desk Islamabad: In front of a parliamentary panel on Wednesday, Deputy governor State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), Riaz Riazuddin admitted that the decision to depreciate the rupee on the 5th of July was taken on his own. In a briefing to the Senate Standing Committee on Finance, Riazuddin defended his action of not taking […]

Sports

Injury floors Bolt and ruins final farewell

By The Frontier Post | August 13, 2017

LONDON (REUTERS): Usain Bolt’s unparalleled career ended in extraordinary drama on Saturday as he pulled up with injury on the anchor leg of his very last race, the 4×100 metres relay final at the World Championships. The 30-year-old had taken the baton for Jamaica a few metres adrift of the two leaders when, straining hard […]

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Zidane to extend Real Madrid contract

By The Frontier Post | August 13, 2017

MADRID (AFP): Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane confirmed on Saturday he will sign a contract extension in the near future with the club he has guided to back-to-back Champions League titles. “I’m happy because it’s a sign of confidence, that we have done good work,” Zidane told a pre-match press conference ahead of Real’s Spanish […]

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Sri Lanka spinners dent India charge after Dhawan ton

By The Frontier Post | August 13, 2017

Web Desk PALLEKELE (AFP) – Sri Lankan spinners struck back with three wickets to check India’s surge after opener Shikhar Dhawan smashed a century on the opening day of the third and final Test on Saturday. The left-handed Dhawan hit a 123-ball 119 before becoming left-armer Malinda Pushpakumara’s second victim at the Pallekele International Cricket […]

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Pak players recalled from CPL, English county for National T20 Cup

By The Frontier Post | August 13, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has revoked the NOCs obtained by 13 players and asked them to take part in National T20 Cup which is scheduled from August 25 to September 10. Players either in Caribbean Premier League (CPL) or English country have been recalled to fulfill their domestic commitments. These thirteen players […]

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Tennis: Federer into Montreal semis

By The Frontier Post | August 13, 2017

  MONTREAL (AFP) – Swiss star Roger Federer outclassed Roberto Bautista Agut as he inched closer to his sixth title of the season with a 6-4, 6-4 win in the quarter-finals of the Montreal Masters on Friday. Federer hammered five aces, made just two double faults and won 81 percent of his first serve points […]

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U-19 Asia Cup shifted from India on Pakistan’s request

By The Frontier Post | August 12, 2017

DUBAI (Monitoring Desk): The Asian Cricket Council has withdrawn the hosting rights of the 2017 Under-19 Asia Cup from India and handed it over to Malaysia, following their annual general body meeting. A decision on the senior team Asia Cup, also scheduled to be held in India next year, however, has been deferred until the […]

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Fashion

‘Khaike paan Tambulam-wala!’ New Shahrukh Khan paan

By The Frontier Post | August 8, 2017

F.P. Report There is now a Shahrukh Khan paan being sold in the 70 year old ‘Tambulam Paan Shop’ in Varanasi! On the road for his promotional tour for new movie, “Jab Harry met Sajal”, King Khan stopped to try a ‘meetha paan’ along with his co-star Anushka Sharma and director Imtiaz Ali. The superstar’s […]

HBO hacker leaks ‘Game of Thrones’ scripts, executive documents

By The Frontier Post | August 8, 2017

Web Desk An individual using the name “Mr. Smith” has leaked a fresh cache of stolen HBO files, including documents related to ‘Game of Thrones’, online, one week after HBO confirmed that it had been hacked. The latest “dump includes scripts from five Game of Thrones episodes, including one upcoming episode, and a month’s worth […]

Amir Khan parties with mystery brunette and blames Faryal Makhdoom for it!

By The Frontier Post | August 8, 2017

Web Desk Boxer Amir Khan and his wife of four years recently made headlines as the 30-year-old boxer announced that the couple has split on Twitter. Soon after the announcement, Khan uploaded pictures and videos of a night out, partying with his friends and an Instagram babe. Now, Khan claims that it was his ex […]

I take criticism from industry seriously: Sidharth Malhotra

By The Frontier Post | August 8, 2017

Web Desk MUMBAI: Bollywood actor Sidharth Malhotra believes in the power of constructive criticism, but says he takes criticism seriously when it comes from industry insiders. Within a short span since his debut with Student Of The Year, Sidharth has tasted a fair share of success and failure. Asked whether he has learnt to handle […]

Chris Pratt and Anna Faris split up after 8 years of marriage

By The Frontier Post | August 7, 2017

Web Desk Pratt, 38, and Faris, 40, met in 2007 on the set of the comedy “Take Me Home Tonight” and got married two years later. Their son, Jack, was born in 2012. While both have been working steadily as actors for awhile, Pratt rocketed to A-list status in recent years — as he wrapped […]

Shah Rukh Khan sustains injury on his way to Kolkata

By The Frontier Post | August 7, 2017

Web Desk NEW DELHI:  Bollywood King Shah Rukh Khan injured his back while on his way to Kolkata to promote his movie Jab Harry Met Sejal. According to Indian media, the actor has told reporters: “I am sorry for the delay. I had to get a dressing done as I injured my back today (Saturday).” […]