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Janjua leads Pakistan delegation for Afghan talks

By The Frontier Post | October 16, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Foreign Secretary, Tehmina Janjua is leading the Pakistan delegation to participate in the four nations talks on Afghanistan that began in Oman, Muscat here on Monday. The four nations including Pakistan, Afghanistan, China and US will try to revive talks with the Taliban and solve the conflict among the groups through negotiations […]

Assets case: Court adjourns hearing against Ishaq Dar until noon

By The Frontier Post | October 16, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Accountability Court hearing corruption references against Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar, court adjourns hearing noon today due to the absence of Dar’s counsel, Khawaja Harris. National Accountability Court (NAB) filed reference against the Ishaq Dar and as the hearing began on Monday, the finance minister appeared in the court amid tight security. […]

PML-N always creates problems before leaving: Zardari

By The Frontier Post | October 16, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Co-Chairman Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), Asif Ali Zardari has said that the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party always create problems for the country whenever they came in power and always leaves the country in difficult situation. This he said while talking to party members at Bilawal House Lahore. The former president […]

Trump’s latest tweet about Pakistan encouraging: Kh. Asif

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2017

SIALKOT (INP): Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif has said that the latest tweet of the US President Donald Trump regarding Pakistan is encouraging and the relation between Islamabad and Washington is off to a good start after affirmative statement from the US President. Talking to media persons in Sialkot on Sunday, Khawaja Muhammad Asif said […]

Rulers using power to accumulate wealth, says Imran Khan

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairperson Imran Khan said that the country’s rulers have done nothing but use their power to accumulate wealth. Addressing a party workers’ convention at the Jinnah convention centre on Sunday, he remarked that the country’s rulers have destroyed the nation with their corrupt practices. “Corruption is using your power […]

Police claims to nab mastermind of Karachi knife attacks

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2017

GUJRANWALA (Monitoring Desk): The infamous Karachi knife attacker was nabbed from Mandi Bahauddin, Punjab, in a joint police operation, the police confirmed on Sunday. “Investigations will disclose details about Waseem’s involvement in the knife attacks in Karachi’s Gulistan-e-Johar and nearby areas,” Deputy Inspector General East Sultan Khowaja said. The suspect will be shifted to Karachi, […]

Global

19 killed in train-bus collision in Russia

By The Frontier Post | October 6, 2017

Monitoring Desk MOSCOW: As many as 19 people were killed when a train hit the passenger bus that had broken down on a level crossing east of Moscow on Friday. As per the Russian authorities, the incident occurred at night near the city of Vladimir some 110 kilometers east of the Moscow. The local media reported […]

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6.3 magnitude quake hits eastern Japan

By The Frontier Post | October 6, 2017

Monitoring Desk TOKYO:  The US Geological Survey confirmed that an earthquake measuring 6.3 hit the eastern coast of Japan on Friday, the US Geological Survey said. US Geological Survey added that the quake struck 300 km (180 miles) east of Iwaki, Honshu, at a depth of 77.8 km, and there were immediately no causalities or […]

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Local Al-Qaeda commander killed US drone strike in Yemen

By The Frontier Post | October 6, 2017

Monitoring Desk ADEN: A local commander of Al-Qaeda militants killed in Yemen in a drone attack which was conducted by US forces in central province of Baida on Thursday The local authorities told media persons that Al-Qaeda local commander identified as Shroum al-Sanaani, was travelling on a motorbike along with other companion when the drone […]

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Saudi king arrives in Russia to discuss Syrian conflict, oil prices

By The Frontier Post | October 5, 2017

Monitoring Desk MOSCOW: Saudi King Salman arrived in Moscow on Wednesday, as it was the first official visit to Russia by any Saudi rulers in the history. King Salman will likely to focus on energy and the ongoing Syrian conflict in his three day visit to Moscow. Both Saudi Arabia and Russia are heavily dependent on […]

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Hurricane Maria: Death toll in Puerto Rico more than doubles to 34

By The Frontier Post | October 4, 2017

Monitoring Desk PUERTO RICO: Spokesman for Governor, Ricardo Rosello has said that the death toll has crossed the figure of 34 because of Hurricane Maria destruction in Puerto Rico. As per details, Hurricane Maria destroyed everything in Puerto Rico and it was the worst hurricane to hit the US territory in 90 years and it […]

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America will work with Pakistan on terrorism one more time: Mattis

By The Frontier Post | October 4, 2017

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: United States Defense Secretary, James Mattis has said US will try one more time to work with Pakistan in a fight against terrorism. Mattis said this at a House Armed Services Committee Hearing on Tuesday.  He said that US need to try one more time to make the strategy possible for Afghanistan and […]

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Pakistan

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 […]

Dissatisfied KP college teachers to protest in front of Imran’s residence today

By The Frontier Post | October 17, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Teachers of government colleges from across the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province will stage protest on Tuesday (today) in front of Bani Gala residence of chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Imran Khan. More than 600 ad-hoc teachers of KP and FATA are protesting from the past one week and boycotted educational activities in the province […]

Nawaz given ‘agenda to humiliate institutions’, alleges Rasheed

By The Frontier Post | October 16, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Awami Muslim League (AML) head Sheikh Rasheed on Monday alleged that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has been given “the agenda of humiliating national institutions.” Speaking to media here, the AML chief said PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has not been able to run the country and the circumstances are out of his […]

CM wants early completion of work on Swat Motorway

By The Frontier Post | October 16, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak Monday directed for accelerating construction work on Swat motorway, the acquisition of remaining land under the project, the oil refinery in Karak and the cement factory in Haripur. The Chief Minister directed FWO to complete Swat Expressway by the end of March as per agreement and […]

Murad takes notice of kidnapping woman in Umerkot

By The Frontier Post | October 16, 2017

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah taking serious notice of the kidnapping of woman from the area of village Lal Bah, Umerkot has issued directives to the commissioner and DIG Mirpurkas to recover the lady and protect live, respect and dignity of everyone living there, particularly the monitories be give special […]

Thanking God and Jemima, Imran submits additional documents in SC

By The Frontier Post | October 16, 2017

ISLAMABAD (NNI): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan submitted in the Supreme Court on Monday details of £100,000 pounds with regards to the disqualification case being heard against him. Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar is heading a three-member bench hearing Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Hanif Abbasi’s petition against Imran calling for his disqualification […]

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Afghanistan

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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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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Business

North Korea factories humming with ‘Made in China’ clothes, traders say

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2017

DANDONG (REUTERS): Chinese textile firms are increasingly using North Korean factories to take advantage of cheaper labour across the border, traders and businesses in the border city of Dandong told Reuters. The clothes made in North Korea are labeled ‘Made in China’ and exported across the world, they said. Using North Korea to produce cheap […]

Finance Minister lauded for clearing refund claims of Rs 23 bln

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2017

ISLAMABAD (APP): The Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) lauded Finance Minister Ishaq Dar for clearing pending refunds of Rs 23 billion, terming is a step which will encourage exporters and taxpayers. “The government has fulfilled its promise to the business community for clearing their refunds dues where Refund Payment Orders were […]

Britain says will not stay in EU via ‘back door’

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2017

Web Desk LONDON: After weeks of feuding, two key figures in Britain’s cabinet came together Sunday to say any post-Brexit transition would not be a “back door” to continued European Union membership. Finance Minister Philip Hammond, who favours a softer, pro-business Brexit, and International Trade Secretary Liam Fox, a hardline supporter of Britain leaving the […]

Trade deficit widens by 55 percent in July 2017

By The Frontier Post | August 13, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Trade deficit in the first month of the new fiscal year widened by 55 percent whereas exports registered an increase of 10.58 percent. According to the figures released by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics the July trade deficit widened by 55 percent to 3.204 billion dollars as against 2 billion dollars of […]

Pakistan Stock Exchange loses 1500 points this week

By The Frontier Post | August 13, 2017

Web Desk KARACHI:  The dark shadows of political fallout rule the Pakistan Stock Exchange during the outgoing week where the index lost more than 1500 points where volume also dipped sharply because of lack interest of seasoned investors and financial institutions. The week started off on a bearish note with index declining by 3.4 percent […]

Political tensions depress world stocks

By The Frontier Post | August 11, 2017

The world’s stock markets slid again Thursday with investors seeking safe havens as President Donald Trump doubled down on his warnings to North Korea over its nuclear program. Trump, whose threat this week to bring “fire and fury” was dismissed by North Korea, said Thursday his statement might not have been “tough enough.” European equities […]

Sports

Bismah Maroof replaces Sana Mir as ODI captain

By The Frontier Post | September 30, 2017

LAHORE (Monitoring Desk): Pakistan’s T20 captain Bismah Maroof has been named the new captain of the ODI format, replacing veteran player Sana Mir, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said in a press release on Saturday. Following a review of the current women cricket structure after a dismal performance in the recently concluded World Cup, the […]

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Umar Akmal slapped with three-match ban

By The Frontier Post | September 28, 2017

LAHORE (APP): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Thursday slapped a three-match ban on Umar Akmal for breach of his central contract, said a statement released by PCB. “The PCB Disciplinary Committee found Umar to be in breach of the aforesaid Clauses of his Central Contract on multiple occasions.” In addition to the match ban, […]

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Yasir Shah becomes Pakistan quickest bowler to take 150 test wickets

By The Frontier Post | September 28, 2017

Monitoring Desk ABU DHABI: Leg-spinner Yasir Shah took wickets before the lunch on the first day of first test against Sri Lanka and becoming the fastest Pakistani to bag 150 Test wickets. Yasir Shah took two wickets in the first session and broke the record of Waqar Younis and also slowing down the run pace […]

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Pakistan team wins big at international Karate competition

By The Frontier Post | September 27, 2017

KARACHI (PPI): A team from Pakistan secured five gold medals and overall third position in an international Karate competition held in Sri Lanka. The gold medalists include Erdemir Ali, Anael Ali, Khalid Aleem, Khadija Abdullah, and Muhammed Raid. The team, Bushi Ban Pakistan Junior Karate Team, along with teams from seven other countries participated in the 22nd […]

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Stokes included in England´s Ashes squad

By The Frontier Post | September 27, 2017

LONDON (AFP): Ben Stokes was included in England´s 16-man squad for the Ashes tour of Australia announced Wednesday despite his recent arrest on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm. Durham all-rounder Stokes was dropped for Wednesday´s fourth one-day international against West Indies at The Oval — the venue for the Ashes squad announcement after being […]

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Ranaldo double hands real first win in Dortmund

By The Frontier Post | September 27, 2017

DORTMUND (AFP): Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice in his 150th European appearance to give Real Madrid a 3-1 victory at Borussia Dortmund, their first against them in Germany, and make it two wins out of two matches in their Champions League Group H. Ronaldo, who has now scored 411 goals in his 400 Real appearances, grabbed […]

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Fashion

Jami wins top award at Locarno Film Festival

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2017

Web Desk In an evolving industry, with people experimenting with diverse genres, from commercial flicks to more artistic pieces, the efforts of Pakistani filmmakers aren’t going unnoticed. Moor director Jamshed Mehmood Raza – more fondly known as Jami – for instance, is earning recognition at both the local and international level. The filmmaker recently bagged […]

Looks like Karan and Kajol have patched up

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2017

Web Desk MUMBAI: It really was unfortunate when Karan Johar and Kajol ended their uber long friendship last year, leaving fans in dismay when the film-maker said, “It is sad. There is nothing happy about it. I feel sad. I have a great amount of respect and love for her. That will always remain. It […]

Mallika Sherawat staying in shape using Brazilian martial arts

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2017

Web Desk Bollywood actor Mallika Sherawat, who has hit 40, is using Capoeira, a Brazilian martial arts form, to stay fit. She tweeted, “Killing it with capoeira fitness, the ankle weights add to the challenge.” Capoeira focuses on kicks, knee strikes, punches and evading attacks. It is a very fluid and acrobatic martial arts style. It looks almost like dancing because Brazilian […]

‘Khaike paan Tambulam-wala!’ New Shahrukh Khan paan

By The Frontier Post | August 8, 2017

F.P. Report There is now a Shahrukh Khan paan being sold in the 70 year old ‘Tambulam Paan Shop’ in Varanasi! On the road for his promotional tour for new movie, “Jab Harry met Sajal”, King Khan stopped to try a ‘meetha paan’ along with his co-star Anushka Sharma and director Imtiaz Ali. The superstar’s […]

HBO hacker leaks ‘Game of Thrones’ scripts, executive documents

By The Frontier Post | August 8, 2017

Web Desk An individual using the name “Mr. Smith” has leaked a fresh cache of stolen HBO files, including documents related to ‘Game of Thrones’, online, one week after HBO confirmed that it had been hacked. The latest “dump includes scripts from five Game of Thrones episodes, including one upcoming episode, and a month’s worth […]

Amir Khan parties with mystery brunette and blames Faryal Makhdoom for it!

By The Frontier Post | August 8, 2017

Web Desk Boxer Amir Khan and his wife of four years recently made headlines as the 30-year-old boxer announced that the couple has split on Twitter. Soon after the announcement, Khan uploaded pictures and videos of a night out, partying with his friends and an Instagram babe. Now, Khan claims that it was his ex […]

Peshawar

JUI-S announces backing PTI contestant in NA-04 by-poll

By The Frontier Post | October 5, 2017

Farid Shinwari PESHAWAR: As the political situation ahead of by-election in NA-04 constituency gains momentum, after provincial leadership of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Sami (JUI-S) announced to patronize Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, s (PTI) aspirant for forthcoming by-poll in constituency NA-04 Peshawar. The announcement came during a joint news conference held on Wednesday at Peshawar Press Club by provincial […]

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Tribesmen ask govt to pass Fata bill like Election Bill 2017

By The Frontier Post | October 5, 2017

F.P Report PESHAWAR: Elected representatives, political parties and students of FATA on Wednesday said the federal government has passed Election Bill 2017, in few days but the latter was using delaying tactics in implementation of reforms package in tribal areas. A FATA youth grand Jirga was held under the auspices of All FATA Students Forum […]

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LHWs deprived from allowances for the last 18 months in KP

By The Frontier Post | October 5, 2017

Wisal Yousafzai PESHAWAR: Lady Health Workers (LHW) criticized provincial government for not releasing their allowances for the last eighteen months and warned that if there allowances were not release immediately they will came out on the street for their demands. Talking to media persons they said that federal government has allocated budget for LHWs and […]

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Dengue death toll rises to 43 in KP

By The Frontier Post | October 5, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Another person died from dengue epidemic in Khyber Teaching Hospital Peshawar on Wednesday as the death toll reach to 43 from dengue virus in the province. According to the Dengue Response Unit (DRU) 80-year old Mira Khan son of Ghulam Muhammad resident of Arbab Road Peshawar and was brought to KTH hospital […]

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Police arrests four members of banned outfit in Peshawar

By The Frontier Post | October 4, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: As many as four members of banned outfit were arrested by police in a conducted at Haji camp bus terminal of Peshawar on Thursday. As per details, the special police unit raided in Haji camp bus terminal area on intelligence report and arrested four members of banned groups and also recovered laptops, pamphlets […]

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96 % of the FATA TDPs return has been completed

By The Frontier Post | October 4, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Apropos an opinion piece appeared in a National Daily on September 25, 2017 it is to clarify that 96 % of the TDPs return has been completed in an informed, voluntary and dignified manner. Rest of the 04 % families with majority of displaced families from North Waziristan Agency, their return process […]

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Home Districts

Measles-outbreak, 7 children suffering from the disease in Sherani

By The Frontier Post | October 4, 2017

Rafiullah Mandokhail ZHOB: At least seven cases of measles have been reported in far-flung mountainous areas Lagharai Bayanzai and Zharbazhai Sherani – lacking health facilities. Hajra, Rehmatullah, Asia, Abida, Abdul Khaliq and Bibi are suffering from the disease for few days. The area people alleged that the entire focus of the government and Health department […]

Teacher’s community to resist westernization of school syllabus and privatization of education

By The Frontier Post | October 3, 2017

F.P. Report TIMERGARA: Speakers of a two day educational conference have urged teachers’ community to strongly resist privatization and westernization of education in Pakistan and prepare the coming generation to serve the nation in a better way. The two day divisional education conference which concluded at the Ahya ul Uloom Balambat here on Monday was […]

JI chief vows to continue struggle for corruption free state

By The Frontier Post | October 2, 2017

F.P. Report CHITRAL: Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) chief Siraj ul Haq on Monday said that the party’s struggle to make the country a corruption-free state would continue until the goal is achieved. Addressing a public gathering in the border town of Drosh, some 45-kilometres from here, the JI chief said that his party’s endeavors are a mafia, […]

Panama case has weakened federal govt: Khuhro

By The Frontier Post | October 2, 2017

LARKANA (PPI): Sindh Minister for Food Nisar Ahmed Khuhro has said that Nawaz Sharif is not an accused now but he has become a culprit as he has failed to clear himself during last one and half year. He said: “If PML-Nawaz appointed disqualified person as its party chief then such law can also be […]

One killed, two injured in Swat blast

By The Frontier Post | October 2, 2017

F.P. Report MINGORA: At least one person was killed and two others were injured in a blast in Swat on Monday. As per the initial reports the blast was occurred in the rugged area of the Swat valley and the rescue worker were finding it difficult to shift the injured persons to the hospitals. However, […]

RPO shows satisfaction over security arrangements

By The Frontier Post | October 1, 2017

Hafiz Muhammad Aziz-ur-Rehman HAFIZABAD: Regional Police Officer Dr. Sultan Ahmad Taimoori and Commissioner Gujranwala Capt. (R) Muhammad Asif have expressed their satisfaction over the foolproof security arrangements made by the district administration on the eve of Ashura-i- Muharram to ensure peace in the district. Both the Officers reviewed the arrangements made by the police to […]

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