Top Stories

Imran Khan terms JUI-F chief ‘power-seeking missile’

By The Frontier Post | July 1, 2018

F.P. Report BANNU: Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan on Sunday said Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazl (JUI-F) Chief Maulana Fazl-ur-Rehman was a power-seeking missile who immediately goes after those in power. “Fazl-ur-Rehman is the magnet who joins anybody who gets into power,” he said while addressing masses in Bannu, Fazl’s stronghold. He asked if the JUI-F […]

Pakistan hands India list of 471 Indian prisoners in Pakistani jails

By The Frontier Post | July 1, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Sunday handed over a list of 471 Indian prisoners lodged in Pakistani jails to the Indian High Commission here. Pakistan’s Foreign Office (FO) said in a statement that the list was consistent with the provisions of the Consular Access Agreement between Pakistan and India signed on May 21, 2008. It […]

Pindi Mother, Child care hospital work to be completed in 18 months

By The Frontier Post | July 1, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Sunday visited the site of under-construction Mother and Child care hospital Rawalpindi. During his visit he directed relevant authorities to complete the construction work of the hospital in 18 months. Later, the chief justice also visited the site of the under-construction hospital […]

ECP airs concern over ‘harassment’ of candidates in Punjab

By The Frontier Post | July 1, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Expressing concern over the purported harassment and threats to election candidates in Narowal and Multan, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Sunday asked the interim chief ministers of the four provinces to ensure their security and protection. The electoral body wrote to the CMs and chief secretaries of the four provinces […]

Petrol price hiked to Rs99.5 per litre

By The Frontier Post | July 1, 2018

ISLAMABAD (APP): In a major blow to the consumers, the caretaker government has increased oil prices up to Rs14 per litre for the month of July. In a statement issued on Saturday night, the Finance Ministry said the government had to pass on full impact of the oil prices to the consumers following depreciation of […]

Election Commission allots electoral symbols to parties

By The Frontier Post | June 30, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: As the extension in deadline to submit party tickets ends, the process of allotment of electoral symbols is underway. The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has been allotted the symbol of Tiger, PML-Q has been allotted the Trackor, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has been allotted the Bat and the Arrow has been allotted […]

Global

India’s ruling party pulls out of coalition in occupied Kashmir

By The Frontier Post | June 20, 2018

SRINAGAR (Agencies): The government in occupied Jammu and Kashmir fell on Tuesday after the ruling Hindu nationalist Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) pulled out of a coalition. “It has become untenable for the BJP to continue in the alliance government in the state,” BJP’s party general secretary Ram Madhav said during a news conference in Delhi. […]

Read More

Assad regime, Iran prepare for operation in Syria

By The Frontier Post | June 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Forces of the Bashar al-Assad regime have been preparing for a wide-ranging operation against opposition forces in the southwestern province of Daraa despite strong objections from the U.S. Opposition sources in Syria told Anadolu Agency on condition of anonymity that Iranian forces as well as Iranian-backed militia groups will also support the […]

Read More

Macedonian govt submits deal on name to parliament

By The Frontier Post | June 19, 2018

SKOPJE (AP): Macedonia’s government on Monday set in motion the process of ratifying an initial agreement with southern neighbor Greece, under which it will change its name to “North Macedonia” and hopefully end a bitter 27-year dispute. Macedonian government spokesman Mile Bosnjakovski said a cabinet meeting approved the agreement and formally forwarded it to parliament […]

Read More

Trump rips Germany’s immigration policies

By The Frontier Post | June 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump falsely claimed Monday crime in Germany is on the rise as he sought to defend his own controversial immigration policies. “The people of Germany are turning against their leadership as migration is rocking the already tenuous Berlin coalition. The people of Germany are turning against their leadership as migration […]

Read More

German’s Merkel given two-week deadline over anti-refugee measures

By The Frontier Post | June 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been given a two-week deadline by her ultra-conservative coalition partner on Monday to adopt stricter migration and asylum rules in agreement with other EU member states. Christian Social Union (CSU) leader and Interior Minister Horst Seehofer told a news conference in Munich that he would wait for […]

Read More

EU extends sanctions against Russia for 1 more year

By The Frontier Post | June 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk BRUSSELS: The European Union has extended sanctions on Russia for one more year over its actions against Ukraine, the European Council said on Monday. In a statement, the council said the measures apply to EU persons and European Union-based companies through June 23, 2019. The range of the sanctions is “limited to the […]

Read More

.

Pakistan

Roof collapse incident kills one in Lahore

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: One person was killed as roof of a house collapsed on early Saturday morning in provincial capital. The private news channel reported that roof of house collapsed in Lahore and three members of a family including two children were trapped under the rubble. The rescue teams reached at the scene and recovered […]

LHC larger bench to hear petition against Sharifs’ conviction in Avenfield case

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Chief Justice of Lahore High Court (LHC), Muhammad Yawar Ali has formed a larger bench to hear a petition challenging the National Accountability Ordinance (NAO) 1999 and conviction of former premier Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz and Captain (retd) in the Avenfield properties reference. According to reports, the larger bench comprising Justice Shams […]

Money laundering case: Zardari, Faryal Talpur fails to appear before JIT

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Former president, Asif Ali Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur failed to appear before Joint Investigation Team (JIT) of Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) in a money laundering case on Saturday. PPP supermo and his sister were summoned to record their statement before the JIT in a case relating to fake accounts and […]

No one can dare to convert country into secular state

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Ameer Jamaat e Islami, Pakistan, Senator Sirajul Haq, has said that certain elements were overjoyed over the religious parties’ poor show in the elections and believed that liberal lobbies would now be able to pursue their agenda freely but they were gravely mistaken. Addressing a large Friday congregation at Mansoora mosque, he […]

PTI likely to get 25 reserved seats for women, 2 for minorities

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) is likely to get 25 women and four minorities seats reserved in the lower house of parliament, the provisional results of the elections suggest. For PTI, the largest chunk of 15 reserved seats for women in the National Assembly (NA) had been from Punjab followed by Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) with […]

Independent candidates can join any political party: ECP

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Independent candidates in the national and provincial assemblies can join any political party after three days from the issuance of notification, an ECP official said. “Independent candidates are either required to join any political party in the Parliament or retain his independent status after three days from the issuance of notification.” He […]

Afghanistan

German troops to remain in Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | May 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: German Chancellor Angela Merkel said it was important for Germany to stand by its commitments to the NATO alliance, including moves to meet the NATO-agreed guideline of spending two percent of gross domestic product (GDP) on defense. Merkel said the German military would stay in northern Afghanistan and that she had fought […]

Read More

Ghani inaugurate electricity project in Logar province

By The Frontier Post | May 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk LOGAR: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani left for central Logar province earlier Tuesday to inaugurate the electricity project and meet with the local officials, tribal elders, and residents of the province. The Office of the President, ARG Palace, said President Ghani inaugurated the 200kV electricity transmission line and Arghandi-Logar substation during visit to the […]

Read More

US ambassador backs IEC stance on poll disputes

By The Frontier Post | May 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The US ambassador to Afghanistan has supported the stance of the election commission on the dispute over stickered identity cards. The commission had the right to determine and publicise the rules for registration, candidate nomination and other aspects of the voting system, the ambassador said. John R. Bass tweeted: “We all look […]

Read More

34 dead, 864 houses destroyed in recent floods

By The Frontier Post | May 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: At least 34 people have been killed and 864 appartments destroyed in recent flash floods across the country, State Ministry for Natural Disaster Management (SMNM) said on Tuesday. A statement from the SMNM received by Pajhwok Afghan News sadi that the floods were flown in Samangan, Takhar, Kapisa, Baghlan, Badakhshan, Badghis, Panjsher […]

Read More

7 Afghan migrants die as boat sinks off Turkey

By The Frontier Post | May 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk CANAKKALE: Seven Afghan migrants, including three children, died when a fiber boat carrying them sank off western Canakkale province early Tuesday, according to a security source. The around 6-metre-boat, which was using an illegal route to reach the Greek island of Lesbos, sank off Babakale village in Ayvacik district, the source, who spoke […]

Read More

8 dead, 14 hurt in Ghazni clash

By The Frontier Post | May 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Six Taliban fighters and two pro-government local militia men were killed during a clash in the Aab Band district of Ghazni on Tuesday. The clash erupted after Taliban gunmen attacked security forces posts in the Aab Band district, M. Arif Noori, spokesman of Ghazni governor, told. The security forces, however, had prior […]

Read More

Business

Norway’s wealth fund questioned Musk’s double role at Tesla

By The Frontier Post | June 6, 2018

OSLO (Reuters) – Norway’s $1 trillion wealth fund said on Wednesday it had backed an initiative to wrest the role of chairman away from Tesla (TSLA.O) Chief Executive Elon Musk. The proposal, which was defeated in a vote at Tesla’s annual meeting of stockholders on Tuesday, represented the strongest challenge yet to Musk’s grip on […]

Asia stocks rise amid Italy worry

By The Frontier Post | June 6, 2018

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks rose on Wednesday after tech sector strength lifted Wall Street shares while concerns about Italy’s debt prompted investors to move into lower-risk government debt elsewhere, pushing U.S. Treasury yields down from recent highs. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS rose 0.7 percent. Japan’s Nikkei .N225 rose 0.4 percent. European […]

Facebook admits of data sharing with Chinese partners

By The Frontier Post | June 6, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters):  Facebook Inc (FB.O) said Tuesday it has data sharing partnerships with at least four Chinese companies including Huawei, the world’s third largest smartphone maker, which has come under scrutiny from U.S. intelligence agencies on security concerns. The social media company said Huawei (002502.SZ), computer maker Lenovo Group (0992.HK), and smartphone makers OPPO and […]

Emirates starts new daily flight

By The Frontier Post | June 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk DUBAI:Emirates launched a new daily service from the Newark Liberty International Airport to the Dubai International Airport, adding to its existing daily flight which operates with a stop in Athens, Greece. The new, non-stop flight operates with Emirates Boeing 777-300ER. Flight EK223 will depart Dubai at 3:00 am and arrive in Newark at […]

2.4 million SMS received to get fresh currency notes: SBP

By The Frontier Post | June 6, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has received a weighty response from public against SMS service (8877) as so far 2.4 million requests were received countrywide for fresh currency notes. The increase in service’s usage was seen due to increasing awareness of the public through social media and the availability of the mobile […]

Khushhali Bank, AKRS to boost GB’s economy

By The Frontier Post | June 6, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Khushhali Microfinance Bank (KMBL) has entered in to an agreement with Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (AKRSP) for value chain partnership in Gilgit-Baltistan region. Under this agreement, AKRSP will support KMBL in developing customized financials services as per the needs of the region’s people. The aim is to increase financial inclusion in […]

.

Sports

Eden Park tests on hold as cricket seeks alternative venue

By The Frontier Post | May 23, 2018

  WELLINGTON (Agencies): New Zealand Cricket says it favors developing a new test venue in Auckland because Eden Park, which has hosted test matches for 88 years, is no longer financially viable. Chief executive David White said Eden Park will not host a test when Sri Lanka and Bangladesh tour next year and NZC hopes […]

Read More

Azhar Ali and Asad Shafiq are ‘big match’ players – Mickey Arthur

By The Frontier Post | May 22, 2018

LONDON (Monitoring Desk): Azhar Ali does not have runs on this tour but is Pakistan’s best-performing Test batsman in the last two years. Asad Shafiq has runs on the tour but is among Pakistan’s poorer performing Test specialists. Mickey Arthur is not worried about either of them. Half the point of the latter end of […]

Read More

Harry Kane named England’s World Cup captain

By The Frontier Post | May 22, 2018

LONDON (Agencies): England have named striker Harry Kane as their captain heading into the World Cup in Russia this summer. Kane, 24, has worn the armband four times since Wayne Rooney retired from international competition in 2017 and was given the responsibility by manager Gareth Southgate during a team meeting at St George’s Park on […]

Read More

Pakistan can counter England threat, says Younus Khan

By The Frontier Post | May 22, 2018

KARACHI (Monitoring Desk): Pakistan batting veteran Younus Khan feels Sarfraz Ahmed and co are well-placed to counter the challenge posed by England in the upcoming two-Test series. Younus, who is the only Pakistan player to score 10,000 runs in Test cricket, placed his faith in the abilities of batsmen to survive and thrive in the […]

Read More

Serena could get Wimbledon seeding, despite French snub

By The Frontier Post | May 22, 2018

PARIS (Agencies): Serena Williams could still be seeded at this year’s Wimbledon championships despite being snubbed by French Open organisers, the All England Club said on Tuesday. The American is expected to play at Roland Garros next week, where she has won the title three times, but without being seeded she could conceivably meet champion […]

Read More

Toss-less Tests: No harm in experimenting, says’ Miandad

By The Frontier Post | May 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: Former Pakistan captain Javed Miandad has backed the proposal to abolish toss from Test cricket, reports Indian state-run Press Trust of India (PTI) here on Monday. While Miandad said such a move would force the home team to prepare better pitches instead of focusing on preparing tracks that suit them, another former […]

Read More

.

Fashion & Movies

I want my kids to make a name for themselves: Shah Rukh Khan

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2017

Web Desk Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who hails from a non-filmy background, says he doesn’t understand the discussions on nepotism in Bollywood, hence he doesn’t have an opinion on it. “I don’t understand this (nepotism). How can I understand it? I am a Delhi boy, who went to Mumbai at the age of 25. Everybody […]

Ranbir Kapoor’s latest look for Sanjay Dutt biopic will stun you

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2017

Web Desk Sanjay Dutt’s biopic starring Ranbir Kapoor is in the works and it looks oh-so very exciting! It was reported that the Tamasha star will be essaying six looks from the Munna Bhai star’s life. Previously, Ranbir stunned everyone with his epic transformation for the biopic, and now the actor has yet again shocked […]

Vin Diesel and NBC plan ‘Miami Vice’ reboot

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – American television network NBC is working with action star Vin Diesel on a reboot of hit police drama “Miami Vice,” sources told AFP on Wednesday. The network has not announced the project officially but insiders say the 50-year-old actor’s One Race Television production company is teaming up with Universal Television and […]

Kareena Kapoor holidaying with son, husband in Switzerland

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2017

Web Desk MUMBAI: Bollywood stunning actress Kareena Kapoor has posted latest pictures of her international trip with son Taimur Ali Khan and husband Saif Ali Khan. Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan are holidaying with Taimur in Gstaad in Switzerland while their pictures are taking social media by storm. Kareena told an Indian newspaper, […]

Ranveer Singh to play cricketer Kapil Dev in 1983 World Cup film

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2017

Former India captain Kapil Dev’s journey to the 1983 World Cup glory is about to be made into a biopic, and guess who is slated to play the Indian sporting hero? None other than Befikre star Ranveer Singh! The Bollywood actor has been signed to play Kapil Dev in Kabir Khan’s upcoming flick which will […]

Actor, playwright Sam Shepard passes away

By The Frontier Post | August 1, 2017

Sam Shepard, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and Oscar-nominated actor whose celebrated career spanned nearly five decades, has died, a family spokesman said. He was 73. Shepard died at home in Kentucky on Thursday of complications from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig’s disease, the spokesman confirmed to AFP. Shepard, who wrote nearly 50 plays, won […]

Science & Technology

Health

.

Travel

Arts & Literature

.

Articles

.

Editorial

Letters to Editor

Signup for Daily Updates

Just enter your email below and get an email with the latest post.