Posts by The Frontier Post

Rally held for share in river water

Monitoring Desk ZARAN: A large number of residents have staged a rally in southwestern Nimroz province, seeking their water share in Helmand River. Thousands of protested close to the Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock Department. Abdul Halim, one of the protestors and resident of Chahar Burjak district, told Pajhwok Afghan News a chronic water shortage left…

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4 IS gunmen joins peace process

Monitoring Desk SHEBERGHAN: Four Islamic State fighters, including a prison official joined hands with the peace process in Darzaab district in Jawzjan province on Sunday. These gunmen were active against the Afghan government in Darzaab district, Jawzjan security in-charge Abdul Hafiz Khashi told Afghan Islamic Press (AIP). A prison official of Daesh identified as Naimatullah…

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Afghan President inaugurates five major projects in Paktia

Monitoring Desk GARDEZ: President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday inaugurated five major development projects after arriving in southeastern Paktia province at the head of a high level delegation. The presidential delegation was comprised of six ministers, the Independent Directorate of Local Governance (IDLG) head and some other officials. The projects inaugurated included a 220kv electricity substation,…

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Macau casinos post 22% revenue

HONG KONG (Reuters): Gambling revenue in the Chinese territory of Macau posted a 22 percent gain for the month of March, due to sustained demand for gambling in the country’s only legal casino hub. This is the 20th consecutive month of gains, cementing a roaring recovery in the former Portuguese colony, after revenues plunged to…

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Turkey’s exports reach $160b in last 12 months

ISTANBUL (AA): Turkey’s exports reached $160 billion in the last 12 months with a 10.5 percent increase, the Turkish Exporters’ Assembly said Sunday. According to a statement, this March export figures reached an all-time high. The exports reached $15.106 billion in March, an 11.5 percent year-on-year increase, the statement said. It added that exports increased…

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VW shareholder against re-poll of Wolfgang Porsche to board: report

FRANKFURT (Reuters): A prominent Volkswagen shareholder is urging investors to vote against the reelection of Wolfgang Porsche as a member of the carmaker’s supervisory board at its annual general meeting (AGM), a German newspaper reported on Sunday. The shareholder, Christian Strenger, accused Porsche of “ongoing conflicts of interests” because he is also chairman of the…

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Cement production raises 12.13 per cent

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The cement production witnessed growth of 12.13 during the first seven months of the current fiscal year compared to the corresponding period of last year. The country produced 23,772,000 tonnes of cement during July-January (2017-18) against the production of 21,201,000 tonnes during July-January (2016-17), showing 12.13 percent increase in production, according to…

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Rice export surges 22.14% in 8 months

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The export of rice from the country surged by 22.14 percent during first eight months (July-February) of current fiscal year as compared to same period of last year. According to details, the rice export jumped to $1.262 billion in July-February (2017-18) as against the export worth $1.003 billion in same period of…

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President FCCI: EFP’s scope being expended, strengthened to protect legitimate interests of employers

F.P. Report FAISALABAD: The scope of Employers’ Federation of Pakistan (EFP) is being expended and strengthened throughout Pakistan to protect the legitimate interests of the employers providing 2.5 Million jobs to the unemployed youth across this country. Addressing a function in Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FCCI) here today, Mr. Majid Aziz President EFP…

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