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OGRA recommends increase in prices of petroleum products

By The Frontier Post | June 30, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) has recommended the caretaker government to increase the price of petroleum products for the month of July 2018. OGRA has forwarded a summary to the Ministry of Energy’s Petroleum Division and recommended the upward revision in prices of petroleum products. According to reports, If the […]

Forces recover 20kg explosives in Dera Bugti operation

By The Frontier Post | June 30, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) has said that at least 20 kilograms of explosives of explosives were seized in an operation conducted in Dera Bugti district of Balochistan. The ISPR issued a statement, according to the statement the operation was conducted after receiving information regarding the presence of explosive in Bobi Shanak […]

PPP bags its first provincial assembly seat from Sindh

By The Frontier Post | June 29, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Although elections results will be announced polling and subsequent counting on July, 25, 2018, the Pakistan Peoples Party confirmed one provincial assembly seat here on Friday. As the deadline for nomination papers and withdrawal ended Friday evening no one came up to contest candidate of Pakistan Peoples Party for the PS-6 (Kashmor) […]

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi allowed to contest from NA-57

By The Frontier Post | June 29, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) allowed on Friday former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to contest from his home constituency of NA-57, Murree. A two-member bench headed by Justice Mazahir Ali Naqvi accepted Abbasi’s appeal against the appellate tribunal’s decision of rejecting his nomination papers and disqualifying him for life. The divisional […]

Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui hits out at CJP Justice Saqib Nisar

By The Frontier Post | June 29, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court (IHC) Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui said on Friday that the Supreme Court chief justice has no right to insult judges in open court. Siddiqui, who is facing a misconduct reference in the Supreme Judicial Council, was referring to a controversial incident involving Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar […]

ECP extends polling time to ensure maximum participation

By The Frontier Post | June 29, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Friday extended polling time by an hour for the upcoming general elections. In a notification issued on Friday, the ECP said voting would start at 8 am and end at 6 pm. The decision was taken by the electoral body to ensure maximum participation by […]

Global

Cyprus escorts 61 Syrian refugees

By The Frontier Post | June 15, 2018

NICOSIA (AFP): Cypriot authorities have safely escorted a boat carrying 61 Syrian refugees to shore after spotting it off the coast of the Mediterranean island, they said Thursday. The vessel was intercepted late Wednesday evening off the island’s northwestern coast after embarking from Turkey, police said. One woman and 60 males, including seven children, were […]

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Russian Opp leader released

By The Frontier Post | June 15, 2018

MOSCOW (AP): Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny walked free Thursday after spending 30 days in custody for staging an unsanctioned protest, noting with sarcasm that a Moscow jail where he was held has received a massive facelift ahead of the World Cup. Navalny, President Vladimir Putin’s most visible foe, said the authorities apparently feel that […]

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Greece: Opp head to call no-confidence vote

By The Frontier Post | June 15, 2018

ATHENS (AP): The head of Greece’s main opposition party said Thursday he will submit a motion for a no-confidence vote in the government, objecting to a deal reached between the prime ministers of Greece and Macedonia to settle a decades-old dispute over Macedonia’s name. New Democracy party leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis, speaking in parliament during a […]

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Naz Shah asks UK govt to raise the issue with Pakistan about the murder of two Britain national

By The Frontier Post | June 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: Naz Shah member of Britain’s Home Affairs Select Committee and Labour MP  has called on Britain’s new Home Secretary Sajid Javid to raise the issue of killings of two British nationals in Pakistan. The Labour MP from Bradford West has written to the new home secretary reminding him of the promise made […]

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Dutch PM: EU-US relationship ‘no longer self-evident’

By The Frontier Post | June 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk PARIS: The European Union’s relationship with the U.S. is ‘no longer self-evident’, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said Wednesday. “Looking at Europe and the world today, it’s clear: the European Union needs to make choices. Choices about its course and its role in the years to come,” Dutch PM told European lawmakers during […]

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Italian PM demands France’s apology, economy minister cancels visit amid migrant row

By The Frontier Post | June 14, 2018

MOSCOW (Sputnik): Italy’s Foreign Minister Enzo Moavero Milanesi summoned French Ambassador to Italy Catherine Colonna after French President Emmanuel Macron called Italy “irresponsible” for refusing to accept migrants from the Aquarius vessel stranded in the Mediterranean, the ministry said in a statement. “Following yesterday’s the statements of Paris over the Aquarius issue, the Minister of […]

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Chaudhry Nisar to contest for Pindi NA seat in by-polls

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Former Interior Minister and disgruntled PML-N leader Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has announced that he will contest by-elections for a National Assembly seat in Rawalpindi. This he said while addressing to a public gathering attended by local PML-N workers and other notables. However, he did not disclose which constituency he will be […]

Eight independent MNAs joined PTI: Fawad Chaudhry

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Spokesperson, Fawad Chaudhry has said that a total of eight independent candidates elected to the National Assembly have joined the party. According to details, total thirteen independents won seats in the National Assembly during the general election on July 25 and six of these candidates have already joined the […]

Failure of RTS, ECP orders to form probe body

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD:  Chief Election Commissioner has ordered to constitute a probe committee on the failure of Result Transmission System (RTS) on the eve of election day due to which the results were delayed. The committee would work under article 220 of the constitution which would fix responsibility of failure of the system and present […]

Indian HC summoned to Foreign Office

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thursday condemned the unprovoked ceasefire violations by the Indian occupation forces along the Line of Control on August 2, in Mandal Sector, which resulted in the martyrdom of one innocent civilian Nusrat Bibi w/o Shakeel, age 35 years in Ghasla village. Director General (South Asia & SAARC), Dr Mohammad Faisal, […]

PM urges enhanced cooperation between NIH and provinces

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Justice (Retd) Nasir-ul-Mulk Thursday urged the National Institute for Health (NIH) for enhanced collaboration with the provinces and for creating awareness among the masses on public health issues and diseases. The Prime minister during his visit to the NIH also chaired a briefing where he was briefed about its role […]

NAB probes against cheaters, corrupt official

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The Regional Board Meeting (RBM) of National Accountability Bureau Khyber Pakhtunkhwa was chaired by Farmanullah Khan, Director General NAB (KP) at Peshawar on Thursday. The meeting was attended by directors, Deputy Prosecutor General (DPGA), case officers and concerned investigation officers. Several important decisions were taken at the Regional Board Meeting. The Board […]

Afghanistan

Nangarhar’s governor Mangal resigned

By The Frontier Post | May 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: The governor of the eastern Nangarhar province Mohammad Gulab Mangal has reportedly resigned from his position. The local officials have not formally commented regarding the decision of Mr. Mangal to step down as the governor of Nangarhar so far. However, sources privy of the development are saying that Mr. Mangal has submitted […]

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Eight Afghans wounded warriors qualify for Invictus Games

By The Frontier Post | May 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Eight Afghan wounded warriors have been selected to represent their country from a field of more than 40 competitors for participation in the 2018 Invictus Games in Sydney. The Resolute Support mission said on Sunday the injured warriors were selected at its headquarters during the national qualifier on Sunday for the Invictus […]

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At least nine dead as bomb, gun battle rages in Afghan city

By The Frontier Post | May 13, 2018

KABUL (AFP): At least nine people were killed and more than 30 injured when militants detonated bombs and stormed a government building Sunday in a continuing attack in an eastern Afghan city, officials said. A thick column of smoke rose into the sky after two explosions near Jalalabad’s directorate of finance, the Nangarhar provincial governor’s […]

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20 journalists, media workers plan to contest Oct 20 polls

By The Frontier Post | May 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: More than 20 journalists and media activists have made their intention public to run for Wolesi Jirga seats in Oct 20 elections, a move praised by some people. The Independent Election Commission (IEC) has announced October 20 the date to hold the long-delayed Wolesi Jirga and district council elections. Some people have […]

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Saudia reaffirms help for peace process

By The Frontier Post | May 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Saudi Ambassador to Afghanistan Jasem Mohammad Alkhaledi has reiterated Riyadh’s support for Afghan peace process and said peace in Afghanistan should remain top priority, a statement from the High Peace Council (HPC) said on Saturday. The Saudi envoy expressed the view during a meeting with HPC Chairman Mohammad Karim Khalili and in […]

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Defence minister pays visit to Iran

By The Frontier Post | May 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Afghan Defence Minister General Tariq Shah Behrami left for Iran on Saturday. According to a defence ministry press release available with Afghan Islamic Press (AIP), Behrami is paying visit to Iran on the formal invitation of Iranian military officials. Various key issues, including war on terrorism, efforts to stop smuggling of drugs […]

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Business

Etihad Airways will start service to Barcelona from November this year

By The Frontier Post | June 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk BARCELONA: Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways has announced it will start service to Barcelona beginning this November, becoming the airline’s second destination in Spain following service to Madrid. Etihad will begin operating the route five times a week with its Airbus A330 aircraft before moving to daily service in March of 2019. The new […]

US economic growth fall to 2.2% in first quarter

By The Frontier Post | June 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: The U.S. economic growth was revised to an annual rate of 2.2 percent in the first quarter of the year, slightly lower than 2.3 percent previously estimated, the U.S. Commerce Department reported recently. The general picture of economic growth remained the same in the first quarter as the downward revisions to private […]

Pak-Russia all set to ink $1 billion energy deal

By The Frontier Post | June 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Russia are all set to formally ink a billion dollar energy deal on Monday for the construction of an offshore gas pipeline and the supply of gas to Pakistan as Russia wants to export gas to South Asian countries. At present, Russia controls and manages huge gas reserves in energy-rich Iran […]

Tesco, Aldi and Nisa pastries ‘may contain metal’

By The Frontier Post | June 4, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): Supermarkets Tesco, Aldi and Nisa are recalling a number of pastry products over fears they may contain metal wire. The retailers, along with brands Walls and Millers, have products made for them by Addo Food Group, at six locations around the UK. Own-brand pies, sausage rolls and pasties with use-by dates ranging […]

China warns US sanctions will void trade talks

By The Frontier Post | June 4, 2018

BEIJING (BBC News): China has warned that all trade talks between Beijing and Washington will be void if the US sets up trade sanctions. After talks between Vice Premier Liu He and US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, China said it was ready to boost imports from many countries. Ross’s China visit comes days after Washington […]

Oil tanker scrappage to hit multi-year high as earnings sink

By The Frontier Post | June 4, 2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters): The shipping industry will this year scrap the largest number of oil tankers in over half-a-decade, driven by weak earnings, firm prices for scrap steel and the need to prepare fleets for strict new environmental regulations. The surge in scrapping underscores how the sector is grappling with one of its worst-ever crises, hit […]

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Sports

Josh Warrington takes IBF title from Lee Selby

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

LONDON (Agencies): Josh Warrington admitted he felt the pressure to deliver at his beloved Elland Road after upsetting the odds to wrench the IBF featherweight title from Lee Selby after a 12-round thriller. The fervent Leeds supporter Warrington was roared into the ring by an expectant crowd – estimated to be around 25,000 – in […]

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Elina Svitolina stuns Halep to win Italian Open

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

ROME (Agencies): Elina Svitolina underlined her status as a top favourite for the French Open by sweeping Simona Halep aside 6-0, 6-4 to successfully defend her Italian Open crown on Sunday. In a repeat of last year’s final at the Foro Italico, Ukrainian Svitolina, seeded fourth, was up against Halep a day after the Romanian […]

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Daredevils knock Indians out of IPL with 11-run win

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

NEW DELHI (Agencies): Delhi Daredevils knocked defending champions Mumbai Indians out of the Indian Premier League after the trio of Sandeep Lamichhane, Amit Mishra and Harshal Patel starred with three wickets apiece for a 11-run win in their last league match on Sunday. Set a target of 175, Mumbai Indians crumbled against quality leg-spin bowling […]

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Sanchez has to ‘improve’

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

LONDON (Agencies): Manchester United great Paul Scholes has warned Alexis Sanchez he must improve following his lacklustre display in Saturday’s FA Cup final defeat by Chelsea, saying his performances “can’t get any worse”. Former United midfielder Scholes singled out Chile international Sanchez for criticism after a match United lost 1-0 at Wembley, with Chelsea playmaker […]

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Italian Open: Rafael Nadal beats Alexander Zverev to win Rome title for an eighth time

By The Frontier Post | May 20, 2018

ROME (AFP): Rafael Nadal will head Roland Garros as the new world No. 1 after he claimed a record-extending eighth Italian Open title Sunday. Top seed Nadal, 31, profited from a timely rain delay at a break when he was down in the final set to hold off defending champion and No. 2 seed Alexander […]

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Fakhar Zaman dreams of Test debut at Lord’s

By The Frontier Post | May 20, 2018

LEICESTER (Agencies): Pakistan opener Fakhar Zaman, who enjoyed an impressive outing during the first day of the tour match against Leicestershire County where he scored 71 runs and shared a century stand with Azhar Ali, is looking to fulfil his dream of playing at Lord’s. Speaking after stumps on day one, Zaman said that he […]

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Fashion & Movies

Angelina Jolie puts movies aside for cooking

By The Frontier Post | July 27, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AFP): Angelina Jolie has put movie-making on hold to become a better mom, take cooking classes and do ordinary tasks like picking up dog poop. In an interview with Vanity Fair released on Wednesday, the actress said life after splitting in September from husband Brad Pitt was focused on looking after her health […]

Actor Jason Bateman gets Hollywood star

By The Frontier Post | July 27, 2017

Emmy-nominated actor Jason Bateman was honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Wednesday, 30 years after breaking into the movies in “Teen Wolf Too.” “Friends” star Jennifer Aniston, who appeared in five films with Bateman, and Will Arnett, his cast mate on television’s “Arrested Development,” gave speeches paying tribute to his […]

Shazia Manzoor makes music comeback

By The Frontier Post | July 26, 2017

LAHORE (Monitoring Desk): Lollywood playback singer Shazia Manzoor is back to the entertainment circuit following an extended hiatus. With preparations to release her first music album in eight years, it’s no surprise that the veteran artist has locked in Eidul Azha as the release date. Speaking with the private channel, the Raatan Kaaliyan crooner shed light as to why […]

Katrina Kaif leaves fans surprised with no arms ‘push-ups’

By The Frontier Post | July 26, 2017

NEW DELHI (Web Desk): Bollywood diva Katrina Kaif, who is not only known for her glamorous looks but also hard work in gym, has now shown up in new video doing unimaginable stunt. Katrina posted a new short video on Instagram in which she was seen doing push-ups by using her both arms at first […]

Meera announces to contest elections against Imran Khan in Lahore

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2017

LAHORE (NNI): Lollywood actress Meera has announced to contest against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan in Lahore. In an interview, Meera said that she is hundred percent confident over her victory if she joins politics and that the nation will vote me against Imran Khan. She further said that preparations have been started for […]

Tunisia bans Wonder Woman film over Israeli star

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2017

TUNIS (AFP): A Tunisian court has banned the US film “Wonder Woman” which stars an Israeli actress, more than a month after it had been scheduled to open at cinemas in the Arab state, a legal source said Wednesday. Lebanon has also banned Wonder Woman, on the grounds of a long-standing boycott of Israel. The […]

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