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NAB boss orders 3 inquiries, seeks report in two months

By The Frontier Post | January 9, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice (Retd) Javed Iqbal Monday ordered the NAB Lahore director general to investigate a complaint against Special Assistant Higher Education Punjab Syed Zaeem Hussain Qadri and others, who allegedly got undue benefits from the Punjab Small Industrial Cooperative Employees Housing Society and illegally occupied the land in […]

Sufi Muhammad granted bail by PHC

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2018

Salman Yousafzai PESHAWAR: citing illness and old age, Peshawar High Court (PHC) approved bail to banned Tehreek-e-Nifaz Shariat-e-Muhammadi (TNSM) chief Sufi Muhammad on Monday. Sufi’s lawyer submitted a written plea sought leniency due to his illness and old age, however, the Justice Waqar Ahmad Sath has approved the bail on ‘medical grounds’. In bail application, […]

PM Abbasi steps up to salvage Zehri’s govt in Balochistan

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2018

F.P. Report QUETTA: As the Balochistan Assembly’s session is scheduled tomorrow to take up a no-trust motion against Chief Minister Sanaullah Zehri, the central government of the Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) has stepped up efforts to salvage his coalition government in the province. Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi is likely to visit the provincial […]

Tahirul Qadri announces to launch countrywide protest on Jan 17

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Tahir-ul-Qadri on Monday announced to launch protest movement against the government on January 17 for failing to bring the culprits of the Model Town incident to justice. “Our demand of resignations has not been met. We will no more ask for resignations now, but we will take […]

SC takes notice of conditions of govt hospitals in Karachi

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2018

Naimat Khan KARACHI: The Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has taken suo moto notice on conditions of Government Hospitals in Karachi and called report from concerned departments with directions to all the Medical Superintendents to appear in Court, it emerged on Monday. “The Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Justice Mian Saqib […]

Not a single penny of corruption proven against us, claims Nawaz Sharif

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2018

F.P. Report CHAKWAL: The ex-PM Nawaz Sharif claimed on Monday that not a single penny of corruption has been proven against him and their rule during the past 4 years. Talking to memorial reference of Chaudhry Liaquat Ali in Chakwal today, he reaffirmed his stance on the Supreme Court verdict to disqualify him by saying […]

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Israel PM calls UN as ‘house of lies’ before Jerusalem vote

By The Frontier Post | December 22, 2017

Monitoring Desk JERUSALEM: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday described the UN as a “house of lies” hours ahead of a planned UN General Assembly vote on U.S. President Trump’s recent decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. “It took 70 years for the U.S. to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and […]

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UN adopts Jerusalem resolution despite American threats

By The Frontier Post | December 22, 2017

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: The United Nations on Thursday overwhelmingly adopted a resolution on Jerusalem, calling on the United States to withdraw its recognition of the city as Israel’s capital. A total of 128 members voted in favor of the Jerusalem resolution, nine countries voted against and 35 others abstained. The UN’s 193-member General Assembly […]

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Erdogan: Mr. Trump, you cannot buy democratic will with your dollars

By The Frontier Post | December 22, 2017

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Turkey’s president on Thursday blasted U.S. President Donald Trump threatening to cut aid to countries that vote to denounce his decision recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. “Mr. Trump, you can’t buy Turkey’s democratic free will with your dollars,” Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in a speech to a culture and art awards ceremony […]

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Trump slams attack on Saudi in call with king

By The Frontier Post | December 22, 2017

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump “expressed solidarity” with Saudi Arabia Wednesday following a missile attack targeting the official residence of King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud, the White House said. Houthi rebels carried out a missile attack on Riyadh on Tuesday, targeting the capital’s al-Yamama royal palace, which houses the king’s offices. The Saudi-led coalition […]

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French FM visits Libya in new push for UN talks

By The Frontier Post | December 22, 2017

Monitoring Desk TRIPOLI: Libya’s rival factions should stick to a United Nations peace process and prepare for elections in spring 2018, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Thursday, trying to give stalled U.N. talks a new push. The North African country has two rival governments, one in the east and a U.N.-backed administration […]

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PLO, Fatah decry US threat states

By The Frontier Post | December 22, 2017

Monitoring Desk RAMALLAH: Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) and Fatah Thursday decried Trump’s threat to cut aid to countries that vote against his decision on Jerusalem. Hanan Ashrawi, an executive member of the PLO, condemned the U.S. UN ambassador Nikki Haley’s letter to UN member diplomats that she threatened not to vote against the decision. “Haley’s […]

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Pak-EPA issued notices to 26 Housing Societies

By The Frontier Post | January 11, 2018

F.P. Report Islamabad: Pakistan Environmental Protection Agency (Pak-EPA) Ministry of Climate Change is responsible for implementation of the provision of Pakistan Environmental Act, 1997 (the act) and rules/regulations made there under. All development projects located in the limits of Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) are required to obtain environmental approval before commencement by submitting initial Environmental […]

ANF seizes 286.739kg narcotics valuing Rs386.997 million

By The Frontier Post | January 11, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Anti Narcotics Force Pakistan has seized 286.739 Kg narcotics valuing Rs386.997 million internationally, arrested 28 persons including an Afghani national and a Nigerian lady involved in drug smuggling. According to a press release, the cases have been registered at respective ANF police stations under CNS Act 1997 and further investigations are underway. […]

Lahore’s hospitals lack basic health facilities

By The Frontier Post | January 11, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Despite millions of health budget allocated for the hospitals of provincial metropolitan, the citizens are facing inconvenience due to unavailability of healthcare facilities, severe shortage of life saving drugs, and paramedical staff, lack of state of art machinery in all hospitals of the city. As per details, Meo hospital is one of […]

Federal Cabinet meeting likely to discuss appointment of IG Sindh issue today

By The Frontier Post | January 10, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Federal Cabinet will meet today under the chair of Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and likely to discuss the matter of appointing a new Inspector-General of Police (IGP) for Sindh. According to sources, Sardar Abdul Majeed Dasti, Captain Arif Nawaz Khan and Mehr Khaliq Dad Lak are likely to be considered […]

Army exercise held at Jalalpur Jattan: ISPR

By The Frontier Post | January 10, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Inter Services Public Relations on Wednesday said that a brigade level army exercise held at Jalal Pur Jattan for troops ex Jhelum formation, with the aim to enhance the coordination between different components of the formation during the war. Commander Rawalpindi Corps visited the exercising troops to see the conduct phase. The […]

Minor girl raped and murdered in Kasur

By The Frontier Post | January 10, 2018

F.P. Report KASUR: Police confirmed that a seven years old girl was allegedly raped several time before murdering her in Kasur. Police told that the minor girl was kidnapped when she was on her way to tuition center in Rod Kot area of Kasur on January 5 and after four days her body was found […]

Afghanistan

IMF praises Afghan govt’s progress in reforms

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has praised the Afghan government’s measures in structural reforms and the pursuit of self-reliance despite persist challenges, the Finance Ministry said Tuesday. Addressing a press conference at the government media office in Kabul, Ajmal Hammed Abdulrahimzai, Ministry of Finance spokesman, said: “The Executive Board of the IMF […]

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Hekmatyar offers all-out support to Taliban if group opts peace talks

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL:  The leader of Hezb-e-Islami Gulbuddin Hekmatyar has offered an all-out support to Taliban if the group opts to participate in peace talks with the Afghan government. Hekmatyar made the offer during his visit to southeastern Paktia and Khost provinces where he met with supporters of his party during his three-day stay. He […]

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US soldier dies in Afghanistan vehicle incident

By The Frontier Post | December 12, 2017

Monitoring KABUL: One US soldier killed and two others were injured in vehicle incident in Nangarhar province of Afghanistan where an operation is underway against the Islamic State (IS) militant group. The NATO led forces issued a statement in this regard and according to it one US soldier killed and two others were injured during […]

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Two militants blown up

By The Frontier Post | December 12, 2017

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: A local Taliban leader was killed along with another fighter when the explosive device they were making went off in eastern Laghman province on Monday, an official said. Sarhadi Zwak, the governor’s spokesman, told local media that the explosion took place in the Akhundzadgan village of Badpekh district at around 7:00 a.m. […]

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Govt to improve lifestyle of women: Nazari

By The Frontier Post | December 12, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Minister for Women Affairs Dilbar Nazari said the National Unity Government was determined for the political participation of women. Addressing the conclusion ceremony of a 16-day campaign to stop violence against women in Kabul, Nazari said the government has formed numerous committees to improve the lifestyle of women. The formation of the […]

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40 women murdered in eastern Afghanistan this year

By The Frontier Post | December 12, 2017

Monitoring Desk ASADABAD: Some 500 cases of violence against women took place in eastern Afghanistan provinces this year, when nearly 40 women were killed in the name of honor and other issues, officials said. This was told to participants of a 16-day workshop on preventing violence against women the event’s last day in Asadabad, the […]

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Business

FPCCI, KCCI held meetings with foreign trade delegates

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: On the 2nd day of the Expo Pakistan 2o17, delegations from Vietnam, the Netherlands, Jordan, Argentina and Turkey met with the Federal Minister of Commerce, Mr. Mohammad Pervaiz Malik, the Federal Secretary for Commerce, Mr. Mohammad Younus Dagha, and Mr. Inamullah Khan, Secretary, TDAP and discussed special bilateral trade hurdles and opportunities, […]

Overseas Pakistanis remit US $6.4 billion in the first four months of FY18

By The Frontier Post | November 10, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Overseas Pakistani workers remitted US $6444.46 million in the first four months (July to October) of FY18, compared with US $6301.39 million received during the same period in the preceding year. During October 2017, the inflow of worker’s remittances amounted to US $1654.45 million, which is 27.87% higher than September 2017 and […]

Nielsen Pakistan organized special client events

By The Frontier Post | November 10, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Nielsen Pakistan held special client events in Karachi and Lahore, where the regional leadership team highlighted new and innovative tools to help business address digitalization. The events focused on the importance of going digital in innovative ways and how it is necessary to understand and accept rapid changes that have become characteristic […]

Reefland organized ‘Dealer Meet 2017’

By The Frontier Post | November 10, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Reefland, one of the Pakistan’s top fashion footwear brands, organized its Dealer Meet 2017 at Faletti’s Hotel. The purpose of the Dealers Meet 2017 was to appreciate the efforts and support of its partners. As to mark and celebrate the success and redefining the future goals, the company unveiled its coming summer […]

Cooperation in energy sector will continues: David

By The Frontier Post | November 9, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: US Ambassador in Pakistan Mr. David Hale met Federal Minister for Power Division, Sardar Awais Ahmed Khan Laghari. During the meeting matters relating to the existing cooperation in the field of energy between Pakistan and USA came under discussion. Federal Minister for Power Division expressed gratitude on the US assistance in the […]

Bank of China’s operation to promote economic activities: PM

By The Frontier Post | November 8, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Tuesday said that launching of Bank of China’s operations in Pakistan would be a significant milestone in further strengthening of banking ties and promotion of economic activities between the two countries The Prime Minister stated this while talking to Chen Siqing, Chairman Bank of China, who […]

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Sports

Pakistan Post issues stamps to commemorate ICC Champions Trophy win

By The Frontier Post | November 2, 2017

KARACHI (Monitoring Desk): Celebrating Pakistan’s triumph at the ICC Champions Trophy, the Pakistan Post has issued a set of commemorative stamps and souvenir sheets to mark the country’s historic win in the event three months ago. A formal ceremony to launch these stamps was held on Thursday which was attended by Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed […]

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ICC finds no wrongdoing in Virat Kohli’s use of walkie-talkie

By The Frontier Post | November 2, 2017

NEW DELHI (Agencies): The anti corruption unit of the ICC is satisfied with Indian captain Virat Kohli’s conduct during the first T20I against New Zealand. The Indian skipper was seen using a walkie-talkie to communicate with support staff. A source privy to matter has confirmed to Geo.tv that Kohli had sought prior permission from the […]

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Hafeez undergoes bowling action test in England

By The Frontier Post | November 2, 2017

KARACHI (Monitoring Desk): Pakistan’s all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez underwent biomechanics tests of his bowling action in England on Wednesday. Hafeez was reported for a suspected bowling action after Pakistan’s third ODI against Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi last month. The all-rounder, according to ICC rules, underwent independent tests on his bowling action at ICC accreditation Loughborough […]

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Dele Alli double rocks Real Madrid for historic Tottenham victory

By The Frontier Post | November 2, 2017

WEMBLEY (Agencies): To put this result in perspective, it had been five years since Real Madrid last experienced what it was like to lose a Champions League group game. They had won this competition three times out of the past four seasons and, though it didn’t particularly feel that way here, don’t discount the possibility […]

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Pakistan reaches to top spot in ICC T20 rankings

By The Frontier Post | November 2, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan cricket team have climbed up to the top slot in the ICC T20I team rankings, after India defeated New Zealand by 53-runs  in Delhi on Wednesday. Supporters of Pakistan teams would be hoping that India win the series at least with a margin of 2-1 to confirm Pakistan’s top position in […]

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Focusing to reconstruct Test team after Younis-Misbah retirement: Mickey Arthur

By The Frontier Post | November 1, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Head Coach of Pakistan Cricket Team, Mickey Arthur has said that it is proving to be a pleasant experience for him for coaching Pakistan team. Arthur said this on Wednesday in a interview. He said that PCB and Pakistan team is fully supporting him and I have the full authority to work […]

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Peshawar

Police Jawans to be equipped with latest training: IGP

By The Frontier Post | November 23, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The Inspector General of Police Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Salahuddin Khan has said that all available resource would be utilized to equip the force jawan with latest training. This, he said, while presenting welcome address on the occasion of inaugural ceremony of Traffic Management School and new Kohat Police Linesat Kohat on Wednesday. Chairman […]

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Industrial units asked to pay salaries through schedule banks

By The Frontier Post | November 23, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The Directorate of Labour, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has directed the owners of all industrial units that the provincial government had notified the fixation of the monthly salaries of labourers at Rs.15000/- per month from July 1, 2017. Furthermore, according to Section 6 of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Payment of Wages Act, 2013 all industrial […]

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CM directs officers for smooth running of department’s affairs

By The Frontier Post | November 22, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR:KP Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has directed the high ups of all  departments to share their professional experiences and institutional  memory of the departments with their incumbents so that the newly posted officers could easily continue and run the affairs after transfer or  retirement of their seniors. The institutional work should not hamper […]

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PTI MPA, workers stop minister from inaugurating sports complex

By The Frontier Post | November 22, 2017

PESHAWAR (APP):The inauguration of the Qayyum Sports Complex building Tuesday was stopped after a row erupted between the Sports Minister and Advisor to CM over the installation of inauguration plaque at the building site. PTI workers led by MPA and Advisor to CM Arif Yousaf reached the venue shouting slogans against Sports Minister KP Mehmud […]

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TCKP arranges first-ever safari train trip for transgenders

By The Frontier Post | November 22, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The Tourism Corporation Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (TCKP) for the first time in the history of province organized a joyful day-long safari train trip from Peshawar to Attock Khurd for the transgender community on Tuesday. TCKP Senior General Manager Syed Hayat Ali Shah and In-charge Marketing and Media Hassina Shaukat welcomed the picnickers on […]

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DI Khan incident: Peshawar High Court hears petition

By The Frontier Post | November 21, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court on Tuesday starts hearing of the petition filed by a girl who was reportedly made walk naked in her village in D I Khan. While talking to private news channel, head of the In Search of Justice organization said that the case has been brought to the Peshawar […]

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Home Districts

Dacoit gangs arrested

By The Frontier Post | November 24, 2017

Hafiz Muhammad Aziz-ur-Rehman HAFIZABAD: The police have smashed three inter-district gangs of dacoits, burglars, bike snatchers and cattle-lifters and have arrested fourteen of its members including ring leaders. The police claimed to have recovered 12 bikes, 14 heads of cattle, large number of cell phones, gold ornaments and cash amount of millions of rupees. One […]

National highway blocked in protest against load-shedding, low voltage

By The Frontier Post | November 24, 2017

Rafiullah Mandokhail ZHOB: Unbridled power outages on the arrival of chilly winter, hundreds of people took to the streets in protest against QESCO here on Thursday. The protesters blocked Dera Ismail Khan national highway for several hours by setting tyres ablaze and erecting blockades. They chanted slogans against prolonged power suspension and low voltage in […]

CPEC should be top priority for all: Muqam

By The Frontier Post | November 23, 2017

F.P. Report HANGU: Advisor to Prime Minister and provincial president PML-N Amir Muqam Thursday said the time demanded implementation of China Pakistan Economic Corridor shunning any difference and ensuring lasting peace in the country. Addressing a public gathering here at Doaba area in Tehsil Tall, he said the whole nation should stand united for peace […]

DC expels 4 polio workers from district

By The Frontier Post | November 23, 2017

F.P. Report KOHAT: Deputy Commissioner (DC) Kohat, Khalid Ilyas Wednesday expelled four employees of health and education department for showing criminal negligence in anti-polio duty. The expelled government employees were included two teacher’s i.e Zar Mohammad and Miss Humaira of the education department and EPI technician Irfan Danish and medical technician Subhan. The Deputy Commissioner […]

JI announces office bearers for Adenzai

By The Frontier Post | November 23, 2017

F.P. Report TIMERGARA: The Lower Dir chapter of Jamaat-i-Islami on Wednesday announced its tehsil office bearers in Adenzai for the next term. The JI district emir Maulana Asadullah administered oath to the newly elected office bearers during a function held at Gulabad. Party sources said that Prof Abdul Khabir was elected as tehsil emir, Rehman […]

Teachers stressed to perform their duties with dedication

By The Frontier Post | November 23, 2017

Hafiz Aziz-ur-Rehman HAFIZABAD: DC Saleha Saeed has said that the teachers should perform their duties with dedication and give due attention for the character building of their students. While paying supervise visit to Government Girls Higher Secondary School and Government Girls High School Jalalpur Bhattian, she said that Punjab Government were providing all sorts of […]

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