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UNGA 72nd Session: Pakistan’s stance presented with clarity says Abbasi

By The Frontier Post | September 22, 2017

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said we informed the international community regarding Pakistan stance on terrorism and other world issues with clarity. This he said while addressing to press conference at New York on Friday along with Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif and Pakistan Permanent representative Maleeha Lodhi. PM Abbasi said […]

Security forces destroy two Ferrari camps in Dera Bugti

By The Frontier Post | September 22, 2017

F.P. Report DERA BUGTI: Security forces destroyed two Ferrari camps in Dera Bugti in a operation conducted jointly by Frontier Corps (FC) and intelligence agencies personnel. Sources confirmed that the Ferrari camps were belonged to the terrorist organization Baloch Republican Army (BRA) and they were using these camps against security forces and Pakistan. Security forces […]

PPP demands justice in Benazir murder case: Sherry Rehman

By The Frontier Post | September 22, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Vice President of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), Sherry Rehman has said we are still fighting for the justice in Benazir Bhutto murder case and in the last 10 years we were not allowed to become a party to the case. She said this while talking to media persons outside the Lahore High […]

Nawaz hires Roberti Global to defame Pak Army

By The Frontier Post | September 22, 2017

Jalil Afridi Washington DC: Former Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif who was removed on charges of dishonesty and corruption has hired services of leading American lobbyist firm Roberti Global to defame the Pakistan Army. This won’t be the first time that Nawaz Sharif has taken such step. He had indirectly published the “Rogue Army” advertisements in […]

PM meets UN secretary general, hands dossier on human rights violations in IoK

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2017

NEW YORK (APP): Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Thursday called on United Nations (UN) Secretary General Antonio Guterres on the sidelines of 72nd session of the UN General Assembly in New York. The two figures discussed situation in Afghanistan and ceasefire violations by India. The prime minister also handed a dossier on human rights violation […]

Four martyred in Indian firing along LoC

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2017

RAWALPINDI (APP): Four citizens, including two women, were martyred in unprovoked firing by Indian forces along the Line of Control on Thursday, according to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). Indian Border Security Force resorted to unprovoked firing of mortars targeting civilian population along Working Boundary in village Bini Sulariyan in Charwa Sector, said Pakistan Army’s media […]

Global

‘Dynastic politics’ a problem in India, says Rahul Gandhi

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2017

NEW DELHI (AFP): The torchbearer of the Nehru-Gandhi political scion said on Tuesday that dynastic politics was a “problem” in India, but maintained that a large number of people in his party did not have a dynastic background. At the same time, Rahul Gandhi, India’s main opposition party Congress vice-president, said a person’s background did not determine […]

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Mexico quake: Death toll rises to 96

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2017

Monitoring Desk MEXICO CITY: Death toll rose to 96 in the Mexico earth quake as the rescue teams continue to recovered bodies from the rubbles. The earthquake on Thursday has destroyed everything in the area and it was the strongest earthquake of the history, the latest deaths were reported in the southern state of Oaxaca. […]

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Russian airstrike kills 34 civilians in Syria

By The Frontier Post | September 11, 2017

Monitoring Desk DAMASCUS: As many as 34 civilian were killed in Russian airstrike in which they targeted ferries in Euphrates river near Syria’s eastern city of Deir Ezzor. The British bases Human Rights monitoring group initially claimed that 21 civilians were dead in Russian airstrike but later the numbers was raised to 34 after more […]

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Eight killed in shooting incident at Texas

By The Frontier Post | September 11, 2017

Monitoring Desk DALLAS: As many as seven persons were killed when a gunman opened fire on them in a Dallas suburb on Sunday evening; meanwhile police reached the crime scene and shot dead criminal. Spokesperson of Police Department, said the criminals in an exchange of gunfire with the first responding officer. The officer was not […]

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Over 14,000 pilgrims returned as post Hajj flight operation continues: Minister

By The Frontier Post | September 10, 2017

MADINA (APP): Minister for Religious Affairs Sardar Muhammad Yousaf says talks will be held with Saudi authorities to get an increase in Hajj quota for the next year on the basis of country’s population. Talking to state-run Radio in Madina, the Minister said he will hold a formal meeting with his Saudi counterpart on the […]

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Two female suicide bombers gunned down by police in Nigeria

By The Frontier Post | September 10, 2017

Monitoring Desk NAIROBI: Police gunned down two suspected female suicide bombers Maiduduri city of Nigeria and around eight people were injured in the incident. Victor Isuku, the Borno State police spokesman said in a statement that the female suicide bombers detonated explosives against a taxi on Maiduguri-Mafa highway, close to the National Drugs Law Enforcement […]

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Pakistan

Pakistan wants to strengthen relation with Russia says Khawaja Asif

By The Frontier Post | September 22, 2017

F.P. Report NEW YORK: Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif has said that Pakistan wants more strengthen relations with the Russia in different fields and particularly in the field of promoting trade and economic cooperation. Khawaja Asif said while holding a meeting with the Russian Foreign Minister Sergie Lavrov in New York on Friday. Both the foreign ministers […]

Baqir Najfi report has no legal status: Talal Chaudhry

By The Frontier Post | September 22, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: State Minister for Interior, Talal Chaudhry has said Justice Baqir Najfi report on the Model Town killing has no legal status. Talal said this speaking to media persons on Friday. He said that Baqir Najfi report has no legal values and it only can lead to registering a First Information Report (FIR) and […]

German Ambassador calls on COAS

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2017

RAWALPINDI (APP): German Ambassador to Pakistan Martin Kobler met Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at General Headquarters (GHQ) on Thursday. Issues of mutual interest including security situation came under discussion in the meeting, said an Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement issued here. The German Ambassador said Germany was grateful to […]

CNS inaugurates special arms for PN

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2017

Naimat Khan WAH CANTT: Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah, NI(M) inaugurated special arms and ammunition developed by POF for Pakistan Navy. Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah, NI(M) Chief of Naval Staff lauded the competencies of POF Engineers and felicitated the entire POF and Pakistan Navy team involved in this accomplishment. Earlier, Lt Gen Umar Farooq […]

Delimitations in Karachi unrealistic, unreasonable, says Murad

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2017

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that the present delimitations in Karachi and in other districts of the province are defective and unrealistic and were carved out purely on political basis. Therefore, in principle the next elections should be held on the basis of fresh delimitations but not at […]

Muharram moon sighted, Ashura on Oct 1

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The month of Muharram will begin from September 22 in Pakistan as Ruet-e-Hilal Committee announced that they sighted the moon on Thursday evening. In media talk after moon sighting ceremony, Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Chairman Mufti Munibur Rehman said that the committee members also witnessed the moon. New Islamic calendar – AH 1439 […]

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Afghanistan

Two killed, three injured in foreign troops airstrike on wedding ceremony

By The Frontier Post | September 5, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL:  At least two persons were killed and three others were injured in US led airstrike in Qarabgh district of Kabul. District Governor, Abdul Sami Sharifi, said to media that the incident happened in Jarji village when guests at a wedding ceremony started aerial firing in celebration but the foreign troops thinks that […]

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Taliban commander killed in drone strike

By The Frontier Post | September 4, 2017

F.P. Report KABUL: An important Taliban commander was killed in a drone strike conducted by US led forces in northern Parwan province. Mohammad Masoum Farzayee, police chief said the drone strike was conducted in Izatkhel area of Jabal Saraj district after security forces initiated operation against Taliban and which was supported by foreign forces airstrike. […]

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Joint operation against Taliban to start in Kandahar

By The Frontier Post | September 4, 2017

F.P. Report KANDAHAR: Kandahar Police Chief, General Abdul Raziq told media that police are planning to starts a joint military operation with foreign forces against the Taliban fighters in the area.  Maiwand and Ghorak districts of Kandahar have borders with Helmand province where the security was under higher security threats and the anti state elements […]

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Ghani offers armed groups to lay down their arms

By The Frontier Post | September 1, 2017

F.P. Report KABUL: President of Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani has said Afghanistan is ready to talk to any country for bringing peace in the region and also asked the armed groups to lay down their arms and pay their role in country development is they are true Afghans. This he said while talking to political leadres […]

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Congo fever claims 24 lives in last five months

By The Frontier Post | September 1, 2017

F.P. Report KABUL: As many as 102 patients have been treated for Congo fever at the government run infectious Diseases hospital in Kabul, however 24 patients have been died from the disease in the last five month. This is just data of one hospital, the actual and combined data of all hospitals are very alarming. […]

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Pentagon admits more soldiers in Afghanistan comparing to Obama administration

By The Frontier Post | August 31, 2017

F.P. Report WASHINGTON: Pentagon officials has said that more than 11,000 US soldiers are currently doing their duties in Afghanistan and that figure in previously more that it was stated. This said by the Pentagon officials in a news conference and it added that in the President Obama administration there were 8400 soldiers deployed in […]

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Business

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

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2017

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

APTMA urges newly elected PM to reduce cost of doing business

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2017

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

Apple, Huawei, Amazon gain in sluggish tablet market

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2017

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

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

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2017

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

Study predicts cement exports may fall to 15% YoY

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2017

Web Desk Karachi: According to a Topline Security report, the country’s cement sales have started on a positive note during July, which is the first month of new financial year 2017-18. The report predicted that it is expected for total cement dispatches to grow 32-36pc year on year (YoY) in July 2017, as per their […]

South Asia becomes global LNG hotspot

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2017

DHAKA (REUTERS): South Asia, long a backwater for energy markets, is emerging as a hotspot for liquefied natural gas (LNG), with Pakistan and Bangladesh set to join India as major consumers, helping to ease global oversupply that has dogged this market for years. Only India and Pakistan currently import LNG in South Asia, taking in […]

Sports

Wrestler Wade Barrett looks forward to visiting Pakistan again

By The Frontier Post | August 29, 2017

LONDON (Monitoring Desk): Professional wrestler and former bare-knuckle boxer Wade Barrett said he loved visiting Pakistan and plans to make another visit soon to encourage wrestlers. Speaking to Media News in London, Barret said it was an honour for him to be amongst 25 wrestlers from 18 countries, who participated in one of the biggest […]

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Richardson appointed match referee for Independence Cup

By The Frontier Post | August 29, 2017

ISLAMABAD (APP): Former West Indies captain Richie Richardson has been appointed match referee by the ICC for the three-match T20 Independence Cup between Pakistan and the World XI side – the first instance since 2009 of an ICC match official overseeing cricket in Pakistan. Richardson has been a member of the ICC’s Elite Panel of […]

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US Open: Sharapova easily won against Simona Halep

By The Frontier Post | August 29, 2017

F.P. Report NEW YORK: Maria Sharapova made a stunning come back to the Grand Slam level by beating the World Number 2 Simona Halep in the US Open Championship. The Russian players easily won 6-4 4-6 6-3 in front of 24,000 crowd in night session crowd of  in New York. Sharapova,  was playing her first […]

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Ali quick 84 runs puts England in command in second test

By The Frontier Post | August 29, 2017

F.P. Report HEADINGLEY: Moeen Ali quick 84 runs on the fourth day of the second teast against West Indies assist the England team in getting the commanding position in the match. At the end of the fourth day, West Indian were 5/0 in their second innings and needing more 317 runs to achieve the challenging […]

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Floyd Mayweather stops Conor McGregor in 10th round in Las Vegas

By The Frontier Post | August 27, 2017

LAS VEGAS (AFP): Floyd Mayweather extended his perfect career record to 50 fights unbeaten by stopping Conor McGregor in the 10th round of one of the richest bouts in boxing history. The former five-weight world champion faced flurries of early punches from UFC’s most iconic figure, who was making his debut in professional boxing at […]

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Faf du Plesis believes World XI tour will open doors of international cricket to Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | August 27, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Captain of World XI, Faf du Plessis has said that series with Pakistan is more just a game of cricket and we are looking forwards for the series between World XI and Pakistan. Talking to local news channel, Faf du Plesis said that I am exicited and feeling great to be a […]

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Fashion

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

By The Frontier Post | August 7, 2017

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

Shah Rukh Khan sustains injury on his way to Kolkata

By The Frontier Post | August 7, 2017

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

Sara, told by mum to stay away from boys

By The Frontier Post | August 7, 2017

Web Desk MUMBAI: As soon as reports started doing the rounds that Sara Ali Khan, daughter of Bollywood actors Saif Ali Khan and his ex-wife Amrita Singh, will debut in Bollywood, her mother has been cautious and told her daughter to stay away from her male friends for now. Sara made headlines for her alleged relationship with Harshvardhan […]

Did Aryan Khan just shoot an ad?

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2017

(Web Desk) – Shahrukh Khan’s eldest son spotted at an ad shoot and tabloids sure have content and speculation for an entire week, businessofcinema reported on Saturday. The Indian media outlet reported that Aryan who studies filmmaking in Los Angeles was recently spotted at an advertisement shoot in Mumbai. However, it is not known if […]

No drastic improvement in Dilip Kumar’s health: doctors

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2017

(Web Desk) – Health of Legendary actor Dilip Kumar has been constantly deteriorating in recent past as he was admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) of Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai following the worsening of his kidney problems. The 94-year-old actor has been recommended dialysis by the doctors considering the low haemoglobin in blood and […]

Fox News host Bolling suspended after allegations of lewd texts

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2017

NEW YORK (REUTERS): Fox News on Saturday suspended host Eric Bolling following a media report that he sent sexually inappropriate text messages to colleagues, marking the third high-profile harassment case to rock the conservative, highly rated cable news outlet. Bolling’s lawyer called the claims “untrue and terribly unfair”. “Eric Bolling has been suspended pending the […]

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