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Negotiations only solution to Kashmir dispute says Farooq Abdullah

By The Frontier Post | December 4, 2017

Monitoring Desk NEW DELHI: Farooq Abdullah, former chief minister of Indian-occupied Kashmir (IoK), has said that negotiation is the only way to solve the Kashmir dispute and war for Kashmir between India and Pakistan will further destabilize the region. Abdullah said this while talking to media persons in New Delhi on Friday. He said that […]

Corruption references: Accountability court adjourns hearing until 1pm against Nawaz Sharif

By The Frontier Post | December 4, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Accountability Court hearing corruption references against Nawaz Sharif and his children adjourned the hearing until 1pm after Khawaja Harris, Counsel of former premier informed the court that Islamabad High Court will announce its decision on their plea to club their references. Earlier, Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif with his daughter Maryam appeared […]

Pakistani, Saudi Arabian special forces conduct joint exercises

By The Frontier Post | December 3, 2017

ISLAMABAD (NNI): Pakistani and Saudi Arabian special forces are holding an anti-terrorism joint exercise at a Saudi military center, the Pakistani military said on Sunday. Pakistani contingent comprising of 68 officers and soldiers of special services group (SSG) is participating in this exercise, a statement from the army’s media wing Inter-Services Public Relations said. The […]

Nawaz can make any compromise to save ill-gotten money: Imran

By The Frontier Post | December 3, 2017

BAHAWALNAGAR (Monitoring Desk): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan Sunday lambasted Nawaz Sharif saying the former premier could make any compromise to save his ill-gotten money. Speaking to a rally in Chishtian, the PTI chairman drew parallels between president of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz and traitors like Mir Jafar and Mir Sadiq. “What was […]

US lauds Pakistan’s sacrifices in war on terror

By The Frontier Post | December 3, 2017

WASHINGTON (NNI): US Defense Secretary James Mattis will arrive in Islamabad on Monday on a day-long visit to Pakistan. According to US Defense Department, James Mattis will hold meetings with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Chief of Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa. During the meetings, he will discuss regional security, peace, Afghan conflict […]

Punjab CM inaugurates Beijing underpass: Lahore

By The Frontier Post | December 3, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif has inaugurated Beijing Underpass on Sunday that has been built in Lahore. The underpass has been constructed on the Canal Bank Road and is city’s longest and deepest underpass. It was earlier opened for traffic but has now been closed for inauguration, and the traffic will be […]

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Hariri returns to Lebanon for first time since quitting as PM

By The Frontier Post | November 22, 2017

Monitoring Desk BEIRUT: Saad al-Hariri returned to Beirut for the first time after he resigned from the premiership in a televised statement from Saudi Arabia which created political unrest in Lebanon. Earlier on November 4, Hariri suddenly announced his resignation from the premiership of Lebanon and created political unrest in the country and makes the […]

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More than 100 militants of Shabaab group killed in US airstrike in Somalia

By The Frontier Post | November 22, 2017

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: More than 100 militants of Shabaab group affiliated with Al-Qaeda terrorist’s organization in a US airstrike conducted in Somalia on Tuesday. The US Africa Command issued a statement and told that with the coordination of Federal Government of Somalia, the US Forces conducted an airstrike in Somalia “In coordination with the Federal Government […]

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Another disaster for Uber: Hackers stole data of 57 million customers

By The Frontier Post | November 21, 2017

  Monitoring Desk New York: Hackers stole the personal data of 57 million customers and drivers from Uber Technologies Inc., a massive breach that the company concealed for more than a year. This week, the ride-hailing firm ousted its chief security officer and one of his deputies for their roles in keeping the hack under […]

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Robert Mugabe resigns as Zimbabwe’s president

By The Frontier Post | November 21, 2017

HARARE (Reuters): Robert Mugabe resigned as president of Zimbabwe Tuesday, parliament speaker Jacob Mudenda told lawmakers, ending a 37-year rule defined by brutality and economic collapse. “I Robert Gabriel Mugabe in terms of section 96 of the constitution of Zimbabwe hereby formally tender my resignation… with immediate effect,” said speaker Mudenda, reading the letter. Earlier […]

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Suicide car bomb kills 24 in town north of Baghdad

By The Frontier Post | November 21, 2017

KIRKUK (AFP): A suicide car bomber killed at least 24 people in an attack on a busy market in a town north of Baghdad on Tuesday, a security official said. Dozens more were wounded when the attacker blew up the vehicle in the middle of the fruit and vegetable market in Tuz Khurmatu, the official […]

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China banks on regional support amid ‘Indian threats’ to CPEC

By The Frontier Post | November 21, 2017

BEIJING (Web Desk): China’s foreign ministry spokesperson Lu Kang has said that the country was hoping to receive wider approval and support for China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) among the regional countries and the rest of the international community. Speaking to reporters during a regular press briefing on Monday, he said the multi-billion dollar project was […]

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Suspect killed, two injured in different incidents in Karachi

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: The suspected street criminal was killed and two other persons were injured in different incident early Wednesday morning. The officials told media persons that an alleged street criminal was killed in an alleged shootout with police and Rangers in Korangi area of the city and his other accomplice managed to escape from […]

JI sets Dec 31 deadline for FATA, KP Merger

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Jamaat-e-Islami long March, kicked off from Peshawar, for rights of FATA people has been wrapped up after reaching Islamabad setting the dead line of December 31 for the merger of Federally Administrative Tribal Areas (FATA) with Khyber Pukhtunkhwa (KP) and scrapping of Frontier Crimes Regulations (FCR) laws. Addressing the protesters at […]

Pakistan to submit reply to ICJ today

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s legal team after holding consultation with all departments concerned—has compiled a detailed reply in response to India’s stance submitted with International Court of Justice (ICJ). The reply will be submitted to ICJ on Dec-13 in Hague. Pakistan’s response will be based on the Vienna Convention and country’s ambassador in Holland will […]

International rating agencies optimistic about economic performance

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2017

F.P. Report Islamabad: The international ratings agencies are optimistic about Pakistan’s economic performance and are predicting Pakistan to emerge as one of the fast growing economies in the world in the coming years” said Mr. Sartaj Aziz Deputy Chairman Planning Commission while addressing to a conference on “Redefining prosperity paths in changing global economy: opportunities […]

ACU-UK to provide consultancy to COMSATS

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the South (COMSATS) has been exploring new horizons in the last few months to strengthen linkages with the institutions and experts from the North to help improve the impact of its international programmes and add value to its South-South Cooperation activities. As […]

Innovation is the primary drive of development: Baligh

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training, Engr. Muhammad Baligh Ur Rehman has said that innovation is the primary drive of development and it is through innovations and new ideas that we can move towards betterment. The Federal Minister was addressing as Chief Guest signing ceremony of Institutional Agreement between Intellectual Property […]

Afghanistan

Taliban likely to launch operation against IS in Qoshtipa

By The Frontier Post | September 24, 2017

Monitoring Desk SHEBERGHAN: The Taliban fighters were planning and likely to start operation against the Islamic State or Daesh in Qoshtipa district of Jawzjan province. Qoshtipa District governor, Aminullah Amin told media that, the clashes between the Taliban and Daesh in Khanqah area were started Friday and came to an end in the evening of […]

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Taliban attack kills five policemen in eastern Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | September 23, 2017

GHAZNI (AFP): Five policemen were killed and eight others injured after Taliban militants attacked security checkpoints in Ghazni province in eastern Afghanistan Friday night, Chinese media reported, citing a police official. “Over 100 armed militants attacked three police checkpoints in Dasht-e-Qarabagh locality overnight, sparking a heavy clash, which [was] repelled by police forces. But the […]

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Five policemen killed in Zabul attack

By The Frontier Post | September 22, 2017

Monitoring Desk KALAT: At least five police officials were killed and another was injured in Taliban attack of forces in Zabul province on Wednesday night. The local security official told media that Taliban fighters attacked a police checkpoint in the Kalat city, the provincial capital Zabul province in which five policemen dead and one was […]

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Hekmatyar declares presence of foreign forces reason behind instability in Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | September 22, 2017

Monitoring Desk HERAT: Chief of Hizb-e-Islami, Gulbadin Hekmatyar has opposed the foreign forces stay in Afghanistan and declared it a major reason behind the insecurity in the country This he said while addressing to press conference at Heart province of Afghanistan. Hektmatyar it is difficult to restore peace in the presence of foreign forces as […]

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Unknown gunmen attack the vehicle of CID Chief in Kabul

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The unknown gunmen attacked on the vehicle of Chief of Criminal Investigation Department (CID) in Kabul city last Wednesday night. General Muhammad Salim Almas, chief of CID escaped the attack and fortunately he was unhurt in the incident, CID officials confirmed after the incident. The CID officials added the gunmen opened fire […]

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Taliban orders to stop mobile phone signals in Kunduz

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2017

Monitoring Desk KUNDUZ: The Taliban groups have reportedly blocked the mobile phone network in different districts of Kunduz province which created problems to the local residents in this regard. A resident of Kunduz told local media that Taliban were blocking the mobile signals mostly in the night which was created serious problems to the local […]

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Business

Panama JIT revelation jitters investors, PSX loses 1500 points

By The Frontier Post | July 11, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan Stock Market plunged by 1500 points following the excerpts of Panama Joint Investigation Team (JIT) appeared yesterday evening, revealing all the transactions done by the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif were not disclosed by him or his family members. PSX 100-index fell 1,500 points or 3.25% in early trade, in reaction to […]

Pakistan Mango Festival held in Paris

By The Frontier Post | July 11, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: A large variety of Mango dishes creatively prepared and artistically presented by the renowned French two Michelin star Chef Sylvester Wahid enthralled the French dignitaries and notables at the first of its kind Pakistan Mango Festival held at the Embassy of Pakistan in Paris. According to a statement issued here, Chef Wahid, […]

SBP sets rules for banks wanting to be fully sharia compliant

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2017

KARACHI (PPI): Pakistan’s central bank has issued guidelines covering how banks that want to be fully-fledged sharia compliant can achieve that status, setting a three-year time frame for applicants to complete the process. The rules aim to accelerate the growth of Islamic banking in the Muslim-majority country. The sector enjoys double-digit growth but lags conventional […]

Bullish trend witnessed at Pakistan Stock Exchange

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2017

KARACHI (PPI): The bench mark KSE-100 index of the Pakistan Stock Exchange witnessed a bullish trend on Monday. The KSE-100 index experienced a gain of 2.33% or 1,051.66 points to close the trading day at 46,273.81. Over 120 million shares were traded during Monday’s session with a total value exceeding Rs 10.1 billion.

Qatar Petroleum and Total to launch joint venture

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2017

DOHA (AFP): State-owned Qatar Petroleum and French energy giant Total will formally launch a 25-year joint venture to develop the Al Shaheen oil field this week, the companies said Monday. The North Oil Company, to be launched on Tuesday, will be made up of a 70 percent stake from QP and a 30 percent stake […]

ICJ turns down India’s request for time to file pleadings in Jadhav case

By The Frontier Post | June 26, 2017

HE HAUGUE (AFP): The International Court of Justice has turned down INdia’s request to give it six months to file its pleadings before the court in Kulbhushan Jadhav case. Had the Indian request been approved, the case would have been delayed by more than eighteen months. Pakistan had requested that the matter of filing of […]

Sports

Najam Sethi elected as 30th Chairman of PCB

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) elected Najam Sethi as its 30th chairman on Wednesday in a Board of Governors meeting at the National Cricket Academy in Lahore. Sethi, who is   heading the successful Pakistan Super League (PSL), was elected unopposed. He is replacing Shaharyar Khan for the position and will serve a […]

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Isco stars as Real beat Man Utd to win Super Cup

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2017

Philip II Arena, Skopje: In a very well-anticipated game, Real opened the scoring when Casemiro – who earlier hit the bar – slid in a half volley. By far the best player of the match, Isco, doubled the Champions League winners’  lead as he calmly slotted in from eight yards after a neat one-two with Gareth […]

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All-round performance from Shadab leads Knight Riders to victory

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2017

F.P. Report Port of Spain: On a spin-dominated track, the  Trinbago Knight Riders’ spin trio of Kharry Pierre, Shadab Khan and Sunil Narine picked 3 for 48 between them off 12 overs, restricting St Lucia Stars to 118 for 9. In pursuit of a very modest total, Knight Riders’ top and middle order collapsed as […]

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Moeen Ali hails Saqlain for success against South Africa

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2017

Moeen Ali has paid tribute to the “amazing” Saqlain Mushtag for his role in helping the England all-rounder enjoy a record-breaking Test series against South Africa. Ali, a 30-year-old off-spinner and left-handed batsman, became the first man in cricket history to score more than 250 runs and take 25 wickets in a four-match Test series […]

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Another athlete affected by norovirus in World Athletics Championship

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2017

Botswanan star Isaac Makwala was the latest to withdraw from International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) World Championships on Tuesday after an outbreak of the norovirus bug at a hotel hosting athletes. “Isaac Makwala was withdrawn from the men’s 400m (Final) due to a medical condition on the instruction of the IAAF medical delegate,” world […]

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PHF brings Samiullah to hunt talent for Pakistan hockey

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: In an attempt to find and nourish new talent for hockey in the country, the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has taken former captain and Olympian Samiullah Khan onboard for a talent hunt program. “Pakistan Hockey Federation has appointed Pakistan’s former captain, legendary Samiullah Khan, popularly known as the flying horse, the Chairman […]

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Peshawar

Turkish Teachers demand release of their Ex-director

By The Frontier Post | September 29, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: :The Teachers of Pak-Turk school system have demanded recovery of Mr. Mesut Kacmaz Ex- director Pak-Turk school system along with his family who were abducted on 27 September in Lahore. The Turkish teachers along with pupils have gathered here at Peshawar press club on Friday to register their grievances and the fear […]

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A new Pashto poetry collection launched

By The Frontier Post | September 29, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Participants at an event have termed a new poetry volume an addition to progressive thought of Pashto.  Poets, writers and intellectuals gathered to appreciate poetry collection Su Jawanda Mazal (The journey through lives) recently published and authored by a noted poet progressive Pashto Rashid Khattak.  Pohantoon Adabi Stori (PAS) a literary organization […]

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PML-N, District president join PTI

By The Frontier Post | September 29, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz provincial president and other leader left PML-N and join Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) here in Peshawar Press Club on Thursday. PML-N provincial president Abdul Sattar Khalil and Hikmat Khalil along with other dozen members say good bye to PML-N and Join PTI. On the occasion they also announce to support […]

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Dialogue session for improving of RTI law held

By The Frontier Post | September 29, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: A dialogue session was held on the Right to Information Act between government official and Journalists held here in a local hotel. The aims of the dialogue were to find out the shortcoming in the RTI act and to more easy the law that the common public takes benefits from it. The […]

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Law and order situation has improved in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: Khattak

By The Frontier Post | September 28, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak says the western route of China Pakistan Economic Corridor will usher a new era of prosperity and development in Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. He was talking to a delegation of Faculty members and students of different universities of Balochistan in Peshawar Thursday. The chief minister urged […]

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Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: Mingora’s government primary school awaits promised reforms

By The Frontier Post | September 28, 2017

PESHAWAR (Monitoring Desk): Promises made by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government to carry out reforms in the education sector of the province turned out to be false, the evidence of which is a school located not in any rural area but in the central city of Swat. Mingora’s Government Primary School Rahimabad, lacking a proper building […]

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Home Districts

Four security personnel martyred in Kurram Agency

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2017

F.P. Report PARACHINAR: At least four officials of Frontier Corps (FC) including a captain were killed in three landmine explosion Kharlachi area of Kurram Agency Political administration told media that security officials were on the routine patrolling in Kharlachi area of Kurram when the landmine incident occurred and killed three security personnel. Bodies of the […]

Yet another labourer killed at Sargodha’s stone crushing site

By The Frontier Post | October 14, 2017

SARGODHA (Monitoring Desk): Yet another labourer lost his life while working at a stone crushing site on Saturday, taking the death toll due to similar incidents to 16 over a span of 23 days. According to rescue sources, 33-year-old Gulzar was working, along with other labourers, up a hill at the stone crushing site in […]

BISP taking lead in war against stunting: Marvi

By The Frontier Post | October 14, 2017

F.P. Report RAHIM YAR KHAN: Minister of State and Chairperson BISP MNA Marvi Memon visited Rahim Yar Khan Saturday where she was briefed on research on the effectiveness of a nutrition programme. The programme involving Specialized Nutritious Foods (SNF), Cash Based Transfers and Behavior Change Communication (BCC) to prevent stunting among children in district Rahim […]

Army chief has right to comment on economy: Khurshid Shah

By The Frontier Post | October 14, 2017

F.P. Report SUKKUR: Opposition leader in National Assembly (NA) Khurshid Shah has said army chief has right to comment on economy and if Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa has any misperception on this count then government should give him briefing. “army chief has every right to comment on national economy. If he is stopped then army […]

Police rendered remarkable sacrifices for restoration of Peace in KP: IGP Mehsud

By The Frontier Post | October 13, 2017

Ghulam Mursalin Marwat LAKKI MARWAT: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Inspector General of Police Salahud Din Mehsud has said that police force exhibited remarkable gallantry in fighting terrorism during the last ten years and rooted out the penance from the province at the cost of sacrifices of lives by around 1500 officers and cops. This he said while […]

More than 2400 patients treated in medical camps in Mohmand

By The Frontier Post | October 13, 2017

F.P. Report GHALANAI: At least 2,400 patients among them 879 females have been examined in free medical camps organized in parts of Mohmand Agency to facilitate and provide free medicines to tribesmen. During these camps, deserving and vulnerable communities of tribal agency were beneficiaries of 10 days long medical camp and it was organized by […]

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