Posts by The Frontier Post

Asian markets in retreat as China growth slows further

Monitoring Desk HONG KONG: Asian markets slipped on Monday as data showed China’s economy growing at its weakest pace in nearly three decades, hit by the US trade war, while investors debate the depth of an expected Federal Reserve interest rate cut. The world’s number-two economy expanded 6.2% in April-June, the worst reading since the…

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SBP releases third quarterly report on State of Economy for FY19

F.P. Report KARACHI: While Pakistan’s economy moved along the stabilization phase led by demand management policies, vulnerabilities in the external and fiscal sectors persisted during Jul-Mar FY19, according to the State Bank of Pakistan’s Third Quarterly Report on the State of Pakistan’s Economy released today. This implies that the current stabilization agenda needs to be…

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Weekly inflation up 1.35 per cent

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The weekly inflation for the week ended on July 11, for the combined income group, witnessed an increase of 1.35 percent as compared to the previous week. The Sensitive Price Indicator (SPI) for the week under review in the combined group was recorded at 263.13 points against 259.63 points registered in the…

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‘Bilateral ties in aviation sector with UAE helpful’

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Bilateral relations regarding aviation sector between Pakistan and United Arab Emirates (UAE) help large number of expatriate Pakistanis who live in the emirates. This was said by Federal Minister for Aviation, GhulamSarwar Khan during a meeting with UAE Ambassador to Pakistan, HamadObaid Ibrahim Salim Al-Zaabi on Monday. On the occasion, matters of…

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FFC wins best company of the year award by RCCI

F.P. Report KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: Fauji Fertilizer Company Limited (FFCL) has won the highest category prestigious award “Best Company of The Year” by Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (RCCI) at 32nd RCCI International Achievement Awards – 2019 held at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. His Excellency Dr. Mahathir Bin Mohammad, Prime Minister of Malaysia, conferred the…

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PTCL brings free educational series for kids

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) collaborates with MeraSabaq Learning Systems to bring a unique educational series for children called ‘Alif Say Yay’ on PTCL Smart TV and Smart TV App. The series covers multiple video tutorials especially created to enable early education of children. The content is hosted on PTCL’s Video-on-Demand section,…

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Teachers despite ‘hurdles’ gathered in Quetta for sit-in

Rafiullah Mandokhail QUETTA: Thousands male, female teachers from every nook and corner of Balochistan gathered here on Monday at the provincial capital Quetta to protest for the acceptance of their demands. Amid sizzling heat the teaching staff carrying placards and banners gathered at Hockey chowk close to Chief Minister Balochistan house and chanted full throat…

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20 kg explosive defused in Shabqadar

Rifaqat Ullah Razarwal CHARSADDA: Police defused an improvised explosive device weighing around 20 kilograms in Khwajawas on Monday in barren marble factory. Concealed in the marble blocks, the explosive along with 50 safety fuses have been placed near in Khwajawas area, police said. They added that it was spotted by police and Bomb Disposal Unit…

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Police utilizing all resources to improve investigation process

Shah Faisal PESHAWAR: Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Investigation Jehanzeb Khan has said that police force is utilizing all its resources during the investigation process with the aim to identify the real culprits and eliminate the crimes from the society SSP Investigation said this during an interview with The Frontier Post. SSP Jehanzeb Khan was…

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Death toll from floods, landslides rise to 67 in Nepal

Monitoring Desk KATHMANDU: The death toll from floods and landslides caused by torrential rains in Nepal rose to 67, a police official said on Monday. At least 43 people were injured and 30 others missing as heavy monsoon rains over the last three days have triggered landslides and floods in the country’s central and eastern…

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