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Constitution allows me to visit hospitals: CJP Saqib

By The Frontier Post | January 12, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar explained on Thursday that the Constitution gives him the right to visit hospitals. He made the remarks while hearing a case related to the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council. During the hearing, the chief justice referred to criticism of his recent visit to Lahore’s […]

Rangers take control of Kasur as Punjab police fails to restore order

By The Frontier Post | January 12, 2018

F.P. Report KASUR: The Punjab government deployed the paramilitary Rangers in Kasur on Thursday to restore order, as violent clashes continued between enraged protesters and the police in the city throughout the day over the rape and murder of a seven-year-old girl, and the killing of two protesters by Punjab police during the protest a […]

FO says Pak-US cooperation imperative for regional peace

By The Frontier Post | January 12, 2018

Tariq Ullah Wardag ISLAMABAD: Foreign spokesperson, Dr Faisal on Thursday said that cooperation between Pakistan and US was imperative for the regional peace and specifically for stability in Afghanistan. During his weekly media briefing in foreign office here, spokesperson said the two sides continue to communicate with each other on various issues of mutual interest […]

No terrorism in Pakistan before Afghan war: DG ISPR

By The Frontier Post | January 11, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The chief military spokesperson has said that there cannot be lasting peace in the region unless security and stability is ensured in Afghanistan. “There was no terrorism in Pakistan before the Afghan war and our target is to take Pakistan to the pre-war peaceful era,” Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) DG Maj Gen […]

‘Balochistan political parties agree on name of new CM’

By The Frontier Post | January 11, 2018

F.P. Report QUETTA: The political crisis in Balochistan may ultimately come to an end as the parties have finally agreed on the name of new chief minister after they forced Sanaullah Zehri to resign prior to no-confidence motion. Informed sources confirmed that PML-N and PML-Q have agreed on new name for the position of Balochistan […]

PTI to join PAT’s anti-govt campaign from Jan 17: Imran Khan

By The Frontier Post | January 11, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan has announced that PTI will join Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) led anti-government campaign from January 17, 2017. While talking to media here Thursday, Imran Khan PTI will extend full support to PAT’s anti-government campaign. It should be mentioned here that PAT Chief Tahirul Qadri had announced […]

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Sudan’s warring parties claim cease-fire breaches

By The Frontier Post | December 26, 2017

Monitoring Desk ADDIS ABABA: Just hours after the latest cease-fire came into operation in South Sudan, both sides in the civil war on Monday accused the other of breaching the deal. The government and opposition both issued statements claiming the other side had attacked their forces in Koch county, Northern Liech state, on Monday. Representatives […]

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Turkey’s upcoming operation in Syria to extend beyond Afrin

By The Frontier Post | December 26, 2017

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: As Turkey continues its preparations for the upcoming Afrin operation, the cross-border campaign is said to extend beyond the central northwestern Syrian region, clearing 170-kilometer strip of land from Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) terrorists. The operation, which will be carried out in partnership with the Free Syrian Army (FSA) will begin west […]

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Iran confirms upholding death sentence for academic over spying

By The Frontier Post | December 26, 2017

Monitoring Desk TEHRAN: Iran’s Supreme Court has upheld a death sentence against a Sweden-based Iranian academic convicted of spying for Israel, the Tehran prosecutor was quoted as saying on Monday, confirming reports by Amnesty International and his family. Ahmadreza Djalali, a medical doctor and lecturer at the Karolinska Institute, a Stockholm medical university, was accused […]

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Israel to build 300,000 settlement units in Jerusalem

By The Frontier Post | December 25, 2017

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

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Christmas celebrated in Holy Land amid Jerusalem tensions

By The Frontier Post | December 25, 2017

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

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France deploys 100,000 troops

By The Frontier Post | December 25, 2017

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

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Won’t hold negotiations with anyone, clarifies Qadri

By The Frontier Post | January 14, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) Chief Tahir-ul-Qadri has said that he will not hold negotiations with anyone regarding Model Town incident now. During his interview with a private television channel, Qadri said that no one will stage protest in future if the victims of Model Town tragedy won’t get justice. He further assured […]

Zardari to be part of PAT’s protest, says Kaira

By The Frontier Post | January 14, 2018

F.P. Report GUJRANWALA: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Central Punjab President Qamar Zaman Kaira said that party co-chairperson Asif Ali Zardari will be a part of Pakistan Awami Tehreek’s (PAT) nationwide protest next week. Kaira was speaking to the media in Gujranwala on Sunday. “We will participate wholeheartedly in the PAT protest,” he shared. PAT chief […]

Will give recommendations to SC in one week: Karachi Mayor

By The Frontier Post | January 14, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Karachi Mayor Wasim Akhtar has on Sunday said that he will give recommendations to the Supreme Court (SC) regarding Karachi issues in one week. The mayor talked to media and said water is Karachi’s biggest issue. Illegal hydrants are installed in the city and water is being sold, he said. Wasim Akhtar […]

950 cops to perform security duties for polio teams

By The Frontier Post | January 14, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: A total of 950 policemen along with FC personnel will perform security duties for polio teams during the anti-polio drive in Islamabad. Senior Superintendent of Police (Operations) Sajid Kiani has devised a comprehensive security plan following the directions of IGP Islamabad Dr Sultan Azam Temuri. Following this plan, 950 policemen will perform […]

Police fails to arrest Zainab’s killers: father

By The Frontier Post | January 14, 2018

F.P. Report KASUR: Muhammad Ameen, the father of seven-year-old Zainab has said that not a single suspect has been arrested in the Zianab case, who was raped and murdered on January 9. Ameen said this while talking to media on Sunday. He said that investigation is moving very slowly and it was not working as […]

Police arrest another Chinese suspect in ATM skimming case  

By The Frontier Post | January 14, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Police arrested another Chinese national in ATM skimming in Karachi’s Bahadurabad area on Sunday. Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) told news channel that they received information regarding the involvement in ATM skimming that Chinese national is hiding in the area and he was suspect in skimming ATMs at multiple private banks in […]

Afghanistan

Airlines to be fined for flight delays, says ACAA

By The Frontier Post | December 18, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Afghanistan Civil Aviation Authority (ACAA) says airlines will be fined for delayed flights under a draft rule. The draft would be placed soon before the Council of Ministers for approval, the ACAA chief told a media briefing in Kabul. Mahmud Shah Habibi also announced a 34 percent increase in ACAA income, […]

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Bayat gets Mother Teresa Memorial Award

By The Frontier Post | December 18, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Dr. Ehsan Bayat, co-founder of the Bayat Foundation, has been selected as the recipient of the 2017 Mother Teresa Memorial International Award For Social Justice. The award was conferred on Dr. Bayat and his foundation in recognition of their successful efforts to provide the neediest Afghans with food, clothing, healthcare, education, clean […]

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Car bomber attacks NATO convoy in Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | December 17, 2017

KANDAHAR (Reuters): A car bomber attacked a NATO convoy in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar on Sunday, killing one civilian and wounding four others but without causing casualties among international forces, officials said. Qudratullah Khushbakht, a spokesman for the Kandahar governor, said the attack happened on the airport road, killing a woman and wounding […]

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11 Afghan policemen killed in Taliban attack in Helmand

By The Frontier Post | December 17, 2017

Monitoring Desk HELMAND: As many as 11 police officers were killed after Taliban fighters attacked their check-posts in Helmand province of Afghanistan on Sunday. The Taliban claimed the responsibility of the attack and adding that they attacked two police post in Lashkargah area of Helmand in which 11 police officials were killed. Governor Helmand told […]

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Taliban kill two Daesh commanders

By The Frontier Post | December 17, 2017

Monitoring Desk MEHTERLAM: The Taliban killed two commanders of the Islamic State or Daesh in Alingar district of Laghman province, officials said on Saturday. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid told media that Taliban fighters eliminated a Daesh commander identified as Abu Qamar Al-Khurasani in Kandagar area in Alingar district yesterday. “Abu Qamar Al-Khurasani had been sent […]

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US drones target Tajikistan nationals fighting for ISIS in Nangarhar

By The Frontier Post | December 17, 2017

Monitoring Desk NANGARHAR: The US drones targeted Tajikistan nationals fighting for the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan. The provincial government media office in a statement said the airstrike was carried out at around noon time today in Haska Mina district. The statement further added that […]

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Business

Production of petroleum products grows 13.74%: PBS

By The Frontier Post | November 26, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) has claimed that production of petroleum products increased by 13.74 percent during the first quarter of the fiscal year comparing to the last quarter of the fiscal year. As per the data of PBS, the petroleum products production grows positively included Kerosene oil which grows to 7.61 […]

SBP maintains policy rate at 5.75 percent

By The Frontier Post | November 24, 2017

CPEC related projects instrumental in managing overall balance-of-payments deficit, SBP Naimat Khan KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan on Friday announced to maintain the policy rate at 5.75 percent. “The latest information reveals that economic activity is strong as corroborated by broad-based pick up in industrial output, gains in factors supporting production of major crops, […]

NEPRA cuts Rs.2.23 per unit in power tariff

By The Frontier Post | November 24, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) Thursday approved a total Rs.2.23 per unit reduction for October under monthly fuel adjustment mechanism. The hearing was presided over by the NEPRA chairman Brig (R) Tariq Saddozai. Central Power Purchase Agency (CPPA) in its petition requested the  to reduce Rs 2.20 per unit for October […]

UBL reaches Rs.1b mark in PR e-ticketing facility

By The Frontier Post | November 24, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: UBL Omni has achieved a milestone of PKR 1 Billion in collections for Pakistan Railways under the country’s first-ever e-ticketing facility. UBL Omni initiated this project of providing e-ticketing facilities to Pakistan Railways customers for3 trains, in August 2016. Today this e-ticketing service isavailable for online reservation and payments for 49 trains […]

HACPL participates at A&O Honda Journalist Meeting 2017

By The Frontier Post | November 24, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Honda Atlas Cars Pakistan Limited (HACPL) recently participated in Asia and Oceania (A&O) Honda Journalist Meeting 2017, the event for media from 9 countries in A&O region. held in Japan. HACPL also joined Tokyo Motor Show 2017 hosted by the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association (JAMA), a recognized international show aiming bring together […]

Telenor Microfinance Bank partners with EFU Life

By The Frontier Post | November 24, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Telenor Microfinance Bank has joined hands with EFU Life Assurance Ltd. to launch ‘Kamyab Mustaqbil Plus’, an enhanced version of the Bank’s existing mass market product. The signing ceremony took place at Telenor Bank’s headquarters in Karachi where executives of both organizations were present. ‘Kamyab Mustaqbil Plus’ is a Shariah-compliant term takaful […]

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Sports

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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Aussies in ‘confusion’ ahead of Ashes: Warne

By The Frontier Post | November 18, 2017

SYDNEY (Agencies): Spin legend Shane Warne said Australia are in a state of “confusion” heading into the Ashes series, with England primed for a first Gabba Test boilover. Even amid the massive distraction of the Ben Stokes assault saga, Warne believes it’s the tourists who no longer hold any fears about an unsettled Australian cricket […]

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Australia recall Tim Paine for Ashes

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2017

Monitoring Desk SYDNEY: Australia recalled on Friday wicketkeeper, Tim Paine after a seven-year Test absence, for the first two Ashes tests against England. Time Paine, was not selected for Tasmania in their opening three Sheffield Shield matches as the incumbent Test wicketkeeper Matthew Wade, and comes into the 13-man squad along with batsmen Cameron Bancroft […]

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Peshawar

UoP students continued sit-in against hike in fees

By The Frontier Post | November 30, 2017

Salman Yousafzai PESHAWAR: University of Peshawar’s students continued sit-in for the second day against varsity administration and hike in fees at Administration block and demanded the resignation of Vice Chancellor. University students including male and female gathered in front of VC office at Administration block and chanted slogan against University Administration and demanded of government […]

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NH&MP celebrates Raising Day

By The Frontier Post | November 30, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The National Highways and Motorway Police came into being on 26-11-1997 and unlike to other LEAs (Law Enforcement Agencies), it introduced the culture of friendly policing with uniform enforcement of laws on National Highways and Motorways. Since its establishment the National Highways and Motorway Police (NH&MP) has been serving the nation with […]

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Seerat un Nabi is source of inspiration for Muslims: Governor

By The Frontier Post | November 30, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor, Engineer Iqbal Zafar Jhagra Wednesday said “Seerat un Nabi (PBUH)” was source of inspiration and guidance for every Muslim irrespective of age, creed or any sort of geographical background. “We are obliged with true strength as being followers of Hazrat Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him),” he said while addressing […]

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ANF personnel killed in traffic incident

By The Frontier Post | November 30, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: An Anti-narcotics force personnel was killed when an overloaded dumper turned-turtle and hit his motorcycle in Chamkani on Wednesday. Rab Nawaz, the brother of the deceased, filed a report with police and stated that his brother Adil Nawaz who was constable in ANF was on the way home when an overloaded dumper […]

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CM stresses merger of FATA into KP

By The Frontier Post | November 30, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak regretted “wrong  perception kills” adding that his government worked on eliminating corruption, reducing crime graph, bringing transparency in the whole governance structure and eliminated political intervention in public sector institutions adding that the reforms brought about by his government enabled the institutions to efficiently deliver. He […]

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Distt govts to get next installments soon: Minister

By The Frontier Post | November 30, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Finance, Muzaffar Said advocate Wednesday said that all those districts, which had utilized 60% of development funds, will be issued next two installments. Presiding over 9th meeting of the Provincial Finance Commission (PFC) here in the Finance Committee Room at Civil Secretariat Wednesday, he urged those district governments, […]

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Home Districts

Security arrangement finalized for Rabiul Awwal

By The Frontier Post | December 1, 2017

Ghulam Mursalin Marwat LAKKI MARWART: A meeting chaired by DPO Arif Shebaz Khan at his office finalised security arrangements for 12rh of Rabiul Awwal. An official privy to the meeting said that foolproof security arrangements would be ensured for Milad gatherings and processions in Lakki city and Darra Pezu and other towns of the district. […]

Police foil smuggling bid

By The Frontier Post | December 1, 2017

F.P. Report LAKKI MARWAT: Police on Thursday claimed to have foiled a bid to smuggle narcotics and arrested a man with huge quantity of Hashish near Manjiwala on Indus Highway. An official said that a police party set up temporary checking point on busy Indus Highway when DPO Arif Shebaz Khan received credible information about […]

Lecturer killed over old enmity in Charsadda

By The Frontier Post | December 1, 2017

Rifaqat Ullah Razarwal CHARSADDA: A lecturer of Abdul Ali Khan College was killed over an old enmity in Rajjar village on Thursday. City police SHO Wilayat said that the deceased was on his was home and the rival group opened fire on him in which he died on the spot. The criminals managed to escape […]

Speakers to teachers: Raise awareness among students

By The Frontier Post | December 1, 2017

F.P. Report TIMERGARA: Speakers at a training workshop on Wednesday asked public schools’ teachers to raise awareness among students about mines and explosives risks’ education. The workshop for teachers was arranged by the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) in collaboration with the Unicef at a local hotel here at Timergara. Over three dozen elected teachers […]

Police arrest 60 suspects in Hangu

By The Frontier Post | December 1, 2017

F.P. Report HANGU: Police arrested 60 suspected persons including 13 proclaimed offenders in a search and strike operations conducted in different parts of the district on Thursday. The operation was conducted on the directives of DPO Ihsanullah Khan and DSP Omar Hayat supervised the search and strike operations in the jurisdiction of City, Saddar and […]

Protest demonstration against alleged embezzlement’ in PB-18 constituency

By The Frontier Post | November 30, 2017

Rafiullah Mandokhail ZHOB: Pashtoon Action Committee held a protest demonstration in front of Press Club against the alleged ’embezzlement’ that caused a huge financial loss to the national exchequer in the constituency of the provincial assembly PB-18 Sherani-cum-Zhob. Addressing on the occasion president PAC Abdul Rehman Sherani, Ajmal Awan, Razzaq Sherani, Afzal Shah Mandokhail, Noor-ul-Haq […]

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