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Faizabad sit-in agreement made somewhere else: MNA Safdar

By The Frontier Post | December 5, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Member National Assembly of PML-N, Captain (retd) Safdar has said that the agreement between the government and Faizabad protestors was made someone else. MNA Safdar said this while talking to media persons after his hearing at the accountability court on Tuesday. MNA Safdar, who is also the son-in-law of former prime minister […]

Model town incident: LHC orders to release inquiry report

By The Frontier Post | December 5, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday dismissed the plea of Punjab government against the LHC’s earlier orders to release the Model Town Inquiry report. A three-member high court bench, headed by Justice Abid Aziz Sheikh, had reserved the verdict on November 24 on an intra-court appeal filed against decision on September 21 […]

Civil-military leadership deliver one message in meetings with Mattis: Khawaja Asif

By The Frontier Post | December 5, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif has said that leadership of civil and military are on the same page in the meeting with the US Defense Secretary James Mattis Asif said this while talking to private news channel last night. He said that both civil and military leaderships have one voice and we […]

Kashmir is integral part of Pakistan: Sardar Masood

By The Frontier Post | December 5, 2017

F.P. Report WASHINGTON: President Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Sardar Masood Khan has said that both Kashmir and Pakistan are incomplete without each other because Kashmir is a integral part of Pakistan. This he said this while addressing a gathering of Pakistani American community at the Pakistan Embassy, Washington DC. Sardar Masood added that Indian forces continuously […]

NAB court reserves verdict about declaring Dar as PO

By The Frontier Post | December 5, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: An accountability court (AC) of Islama-bad Monday reserved its judgment on the National Accountability Bureau’s (N-AB) request seeking to dec-lare Finance Minister Ishaq Dar a proclaimed offender for not appearing before it in a reference related to allegedly possessing  assets beyond known sources of income. The court is likely to announce its […]

James Mattis calls on COAS

By The Frontier Post | December 4, 2017

RAWALPINDI (Online): General James Mattis. US Secretary of Defence called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at General Head Quarters (GHQ) on Monday. As per statement issued here, meeting was focused on regional security with particular emphasis on Afghanistan as well as other matters of mutual interest. COAS acknowledged history of […]

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Schoolchildren in Spain choose to name park after Malala Yousafzai

By The Frontier Post | November 23, 2017

MADRID (Monitoring Desk): A park in Spain has been named after education advocate and campaigner for girls rights Malala Yousafzai by schoolchildren. According to a Spanish news network, the initiative started two years ago when teachers of a school realised there were no streets in the vicinity named after women. The school wrote to the […]

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Myanmar, Bangladesh sign deal for return of Rohingya people

By The Frontier Post | November 23, 2017

YANGON (AFP): Myanmar and Bangladesh on Thursday signed an agreement on the return of displaced Rohingya people who have fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar’s northern Rakhine state, according to a statement from Myanmar’s state counselor’s office. The agreement was signed by U Kyaw Tint Swe, union minister for the Office of the State Counselor and […]

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Indian army officer arrested for journalist’s murder

By The Frontier Post | November 23, 2017

NEW DELHI (AFP): Indian police have arrested a senior army officer for the murder of a journalist shot dead while investigating allegations of financial fraud against him. Reporter Sudip Dutta Bhaumik was allegedly killed by a junior officer when he went to a paramilitary base in the northeastern state of Tripura on Tuesday to investigate […]

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Palestine rises above Israel in FIFA ranking for first time

By The Frontier Post | November 23, 2017

JERUSALEM (AFP): Palestine’s football team achieved its highest ranking in history Thursday, rising above Israel in the FIFA world rankings for the first time. The head of the Palestinian football association labelled it a “historic achievement” as the team rose two spots to 82nd in FIFA’s new rankings, published Thursday. Israel fell 16 places to […]

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Latin America is world’s most violent region for women: UN

By The Frontier Post | November 23, 2017

PANAMA CITY (AFP): Latin America and the Caribbean is the most violent region in the world for women, the United Nations said, highlighting Central America and Mexico as particularly dangerous. In a report presented in Panama, UN Women and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) found assaults on women persisted in the region despite severe laws […]

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Sins are main cause of cancer says Indian health minister

By The Frontier Post | November 23, 2017

Monitoring Desk NEW DELHI: Himanta Biswa Sarma, the Health Minister of Assam State of India has said that cancer is the divine justice and anyone who committed sins in the past will have to face the cancer disease. This he said while addressing to rally and he added that people can also get diseases like […]

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Bilawal to address public meeting in Multan on December 15.

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: PPP Central Secretary Information Chaudhry Manzoor has said that arrangements have been finalized for a public meeting at Multan on December 15. He said this would be the biggest public meeting of the PPP. Chairman PPP Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has issued a video message to the people of Multan in which he […]

CM reviews arrangements as Aga Khan visits Karachi after 17 years

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2017

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah reviewing the security arrangements for the visit of His Highness Price Kareem Aga Khan has said that he was coming after 17 years to Karachi, therefore he must be received in such a befitting manner so that he visit at least once in a year. […]

Country producing surplus electricity due to PML-N’s efforts: Awais Leghari

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2017

ISLAMABAD (APP): Federal Minister for Power Division Awais Leghari Wednesday said that the country is able to produce surplus electricity due to the efforts of the ruling party, the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N). “Pakistan is presently producing surplus electricity, thanks to the efforts of PML-N,” Leghari said while addressing a joint press conference today. “Only […]

Imran Khan arrives in Karachi on four-day visit

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Imran Khan arrived in Karachi on a four-day visit on Wednesday. As per the party sources, Imran Khan is likely to address a press conference at 4:30pm at the residence of Firdaus Shamim Naqvi, PTI leader of Karachi. He will address a workers’ convention at 5pm and later […]

Lawyers damage new judicial complex in Multan

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2017

F.P. Report MULTAN: The lawyers protested against shifting the judicial complex and in a protest damaged the new building. The lawyers were protesting outside the judicial complex and later they decided to reach the newly constructed building and they reached there in buses, which are located on Matital Road Multan and the lawyers started to […]

Left MQM for personal reasons not on establishment pressure: Babar Ghauri

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Former Federal Minsiter and leader Muttahida Qaumi Movement, Babar Khan Ghauri has said that he resigned from the party and politics because of personal reasons and didn’t take the decision in any pressure of the establishment or any party. Babar said this while giving interview to private news channel on Wednesday. He […]

Afghanistan

Trump asks Ghani to close Taliban office in Qatar

By The Frontier Post | September 26, 2017

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: United States President Donald Trump has asked the Afghanistan President Muhammad Ashraf Ghani to close the Taliban office in Qatar and apparently its is move of increasing the pressure on the Taliban group as part of the new US policy to counter the terrorism in the region. President Trump has discussed the […]

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Former jihadi commander shod dead in Nangarhar province

By The Frontier Post | September 26, 2017

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: The unknown gunmen shot dead a former jihadi commander in Nangarhar province. Nangarhar governor’s spokesman Attaullah Khugiyani told local media that the unknown gunmen opened fire on a former jihadi commander identified as Ewaz Khan in Chaparhar district, leaving him dead on the spot. The criminals managed to escape from the crime […]

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15 Taliban fighters killed, 12 injured in operation

By The Frontier Post | September 25, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: As many as 15 Taliban fighters were killed and 12 others were injured in an operation conducted by Afghan security forces in central Logar province. Provincial police Chief, Esmatullah Alizai said that the operation was launched in Barak-e-Barak district of the province after insurgents attacked the security check posts in the district, […]

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Nine Taliban fighters killed in Paktiya drone strike

By The Frontier Post | September 25, 2017

Monitoring Desk KHOST: At least nine Taliban fighters were killed and four others were injured in a drone strike carried out by foreign forces in Syed Karam district of Paktiya province on Sunday. Paktiya governor’s spokesman Abdullah Hasrat told local media that foreign forces targeted a car and a motorbike of Taliban in Khushal Khel […]

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Karzai smells rat in US policy towards Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | September 24, 2017

KABUL (NNI): The former Afghan President Hamid Karzai reaffirmed his opposition to the new US strategy for Afghanistan and South Asia as he expressed doubts regarding the latest stance Washington has adopted against Pakistan. Speaking to Foreign Policy in his office in Kabul, Karzai said the new US strategy has not been announced with an […]

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Three civilians injured in suicide attack in Kabul

By The Frontier Post | September 24, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: At least three civilians were killed when a suicide bomber targeted foreign forces convoy in Kabul city on Sunday. The suicide bomber targeted the foreign forces convoy in the 5th police district of the city. Najib Danish, spokesperson of the Ministry of Interior confirmed that three civilians were injured when a suicide […]

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Business

Foreign investment in Pakistan slightly rises

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2017

KARACHI (PPI): Foreign investment in the country recorded a small rise of 9 percent during financial year ended June 30, 2017 after security situation improved and fresh inflows from China crossing one billion dollars level. Foreign investment in Pakistan during July 2016-June 2017 amounted to 2.157 billion dollars as against 1.976 billion dollars of the […]

CPEC to weigh on foreign currency reserves situation: Moody’s

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2017

NEW YORK (AFP): Moody’s Investors Service has raised several questions pertaining to China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and said the mega project would widen the current account and could weigh on the foreign currency reserves situation. In a report, Moody’s raised four questions related to CPEC and also gave replies or analysis pertaining to these questions. […]

KSE 100-index bounces back after morning’s 1,000-point fall

By The Frontier Post | July 12, 2017

KARACHI: After falling over 1,000 points early Wednesday, the Pakistan Stock Exchange bounced back later in the day, with the KSE 100-index settling at 43,980 points around 2pm. When the index dropped by over 1,000 points in the morning, it was feared that Wednesday’s performance would mirror the day before’s, when the index plunged over […]

Moody’s affirms Pakistan’s B3 rating, maintains stable outlook

By The Frontier Post | July 12, 2017

NEW YORK (NNI): Moody’s Investors Service has affirmed the Government of Pakistan’s B3 issuer and senior unsecured ratings, and maintained a stable outlook. Pakistan’s medium-term growth outlook is strong, supported by the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project to address critical infrastructure constraints, and the continuing effects of macrostability-enhancing reforms started under the International Monetary Fund […]

Gold price goes up by $2 in international market

By The Frontier Post | July 12, 2017

KARACHI (PPI): Price of gold settled at $1210 per ounce in international market following a sharp surge of $2. However, there was no increase in gold price in domestic market. All Pakistan Supreme Council Jewelers Association’s report stated that price of gold remained stable at Rs50200 per tola and 10 gram remained stable at Rs43028. […]

Chinese company to reconstruct Lahore airport

By The Frontier Post | July 11, 2017

BEIJING (Monitoring Desk): A Chinese construction company has won a contract worth an estimated $382 million to reconstruct the Allama Iqbal International Airport in Lahore. According to China’s state-owned Peoples Daily, the contract was awarded to China Construction Third Engineering Bureau and after the reconstruction, the airport will become the largest in the country. This […]

Sports

NZ players not to be part of World XI team

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2017

WELLINGTON (NNI): In a move that could dampen the efforts to help bring international cricket back to Pakistan, New Zealand Cricket has strongly hinted that none of its contracted players would play for the International Cricket Council assembled-World XI side for a three-match Twenty20 International series, set to be held in Pakistan. All the matches […]

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Phyllis Francis won World Championship 400m gold

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2017

Web Desk LONDON: American Phyllis Francis won a surprise World Championships 400 meters gold on Wednesday as Olympic champion Shaunae Miller-Uibo inexplicably stumbled when seemingly certain of victory in an extraordinary finale. Francis looked out of the medals with 80 meters to go but maintained her form amid the carnage to post a personal best […]

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Snooker: Another title for Pakistan as both teams qualify for final of World Team Championship

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2017

Web Desk KARACHI: Two teams from Pakistan have qualified for the final of IBSF World Team Snooker Championship being played at Hurghada, Egypt. Pakistan fielded two teams in the event, Mohammad Sajjad and Asjad Iqbal’s Pakistan 1, while Babar Masih and Mohammad Asif made the team Pakistan 2. Pakistan 1, after beating India 1 in […]

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US sanctions Mexico football captain Marquez for alleged cartel ties

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2017

The US Treasury on Wednesday accused Rafael Marquez, captain of Mexico’s national football team and a former FC Barcelona player, of being a “front person” for a major drug trafficking organization. Marquez was one of 22 people and 43 entities the US Treasury placed on a sanctions list in relation to a Guadalajara-based drug trafficking […]

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Tennis no. 1 Murray out of Cincinnati with hip injury

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2017

World number one Andy Murray will miss next week’s ATP Masters Series event in Cincinnati with a nagging hip injury that also forced him out of this week’s Montreal event. The move brings into question Murray’s status for the US Open, which starts August 28 in New York, and even if he is able to […]

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Federer, Nadal stroll in Montreal openers

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2017

A rejuvenated Roger Federer believes he is still reaping the benefits of his extended break from tennis after a comfortable opening victory at the ATP Montreal Masters gave him his best start to a season since 2006. The Swiss star, who celebrated his 36th birthday on Tuesday, swatted aside Canada’s world number 116 Peter Polansky […]

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Peshawar

Dengue outbreak: Death toll rises to 40 in Peshawar

By The Frontier Post | October 1, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Two more women succumbed to Dengue virus in Peshawar as the death toll rises to 40 from the dengue outbreak in the province. Dengue Response Unit informed the media that two more women died of dengue fever and both the patients were residents of Safed Dheri area of Peshawar. One of the […]

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9th Muharram procession end peacefully in Peshawar, KP

By The Frontier Post | October 1, 2017

Salman Yousafzai PESHAWAR: Peshawar police and security forces locked down provincial capital for all kind of vehicular traffic, shut down telecommunications and closed main markets in order to provide security to 9th Muharram rallies in Peshawar. In Peshawar, the central procession begins from Imambargah Hussainia in Saddar and concluded at the same place after passing […]

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30,000 police, jawans of FC, ATS & Elite Force deal with law & order during Muharram

By The Frontier Post | September 30, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: As per the security plan, more than 30,000 policemen besides Frontier Constabulary (FC), Anti-Terrorism Squads (ATS) and Elite Force have been deputed to maintain law and order situation besides guarding Muharram processions. Army is also remain standby to avert any untoward situation. The KP government has declared Peshawar, Hangu, Kohat and Dera […]

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Govt to give better future prospects to teachers: Chief Minister KP

By The Frontier Post | September 30, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak has assured his government would give better future prospects to the teachers linking their promotion to their performance. This he said while presiding over a high level meeting to discuss the recruitment of teachers and their postings in schools, the new structure of promotion, the regularization […]

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Stagnant water in LRH car parking inviting dengue

By The Frontier Post | September 29, 2017

Wisal Yousafzai PESHAWAR: Another patient of dengue fever dies in Peshawar with the total number of deaths due to the epidemic reaches 38. Yet the lackluster attitude of the hospital authorities is doing no good to the situation as they are doing nothing to stop the spread of dengue larva.  The Frontier Post during a […]

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Internal Audit Policy developed for the first time in KP

By The Frontier Post | September 29, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: In a major development, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has evolved a comprehensive policy for a centralized internal audit across all provincial departments, offices and autonomous bodies. The Internal Audit Function is being developed for the first time in the KP’s history. The internal audit policy is intended to build confidence of the citizens by providing […]

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Home Districts

Qandeel murder case: Mufti Qavi appears before court

By The Frontier Post | October 17, 2017

F.P. Report MULTAN: Mufti Abdul Qavi appeared before a court in Qandeel Baloch’s murder case on Tuesday; however the court asked him to appear with the counsel as he appeared in the court without his legal counsel. Muftir Abdul Qavi appeared before Sessions Judge Chaudhry Ameer Muhammed in Qandeel Baloch murder as he is also […]

DHQ civil hospital holds free Hepatitis screening, vaccination camp

By The Frontier Post | October 17, 2017

Rafiullah Mandokhail ZHOB: District Headquarters civil hospital organized a day long free screening and vaccination camp in collaboration with Hepatitis cell Balochistan to prevent the fatal but preventable and treatable disease. Medical staff conducted screening tests of over seven hundred people through Rapid Diagnostic Tests (RDT kits) and vaccinated around two hundred poor male female […]

South Punjab development govt’s top priority: Shehbaz

By The Frontier Post | October 16, 2017

F.P. Report MULTAN: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has said that development of south Punjab and prosperity of its dwellers is a top priority of the PML-N government. He expressed these views during a meeting with Multan Press Club executive body and resident editors of various national dailies. A participant of the meeting quoted […]

Senior leader of JUI-F in Lakki quits party

By The Frontier Post | October 16, 2017

Ghulam Mursalin Marwat LAKKI MARWAT: The Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam (Fazl) faced a major setback on Sunday as its key leader Barrister Sher Afzal Khan Marwat announced to quit the party after a grand jirga of thousands of people accorded their consent in favour of his decision. A meeting of grand jirga was convened by Sher Afzal […]

No change in khatam e Nabowat law acceptable, declare religious scholars

By The Frontier Post | October 16, 2017

F.P Report TIMERGARA:  Speakers of a conference held here at Timergara on Sunday demanded of the federal and provincial government to include contents about finality of the Prophet hood in school curriculum in order to inform the new generation of the basic belief of ‘khatam e Nabowat’.  The first ‘khatam e Naowat’ conference was arranged […]

JUI-F to form govt in Balochistan: Haideri

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2017

F.P. Report PISHIN: Central leader Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F) and Deputy Chairman Senate, Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri has claimed that JUI-F is the largest, most popular party of Balochistan and will form government in province provided free and fair elections were held. Talking to media person in Pishin on Sunday, Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri said that […]

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