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Those opposing construction of dams are on else’s agenda: CJ

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

Tariq Ullah Wardak ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar Wednesday remarked that people opposing the construction of dams are working on someone else’s agenda. The CJ remarked this while hearing a case pertaining to the construction of Dadhocha dam in Rawalpindi. During course of proceedings, he remarked that “We will not allow such […]

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ISI stands out as world’s best intelligence agency: PM Khan

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan says that ISI is our first line of defence and stands out as best intelligence agency of the world. He made these remarks during a visit to the headquarter of the country’s premier intelligence agency, where he was briefed about issues of national security and counter terrorism measures. […]

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SC permits Hafiz Saeed’s Jamaat-ud-Dawa to run charity operations

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Wednesday permitted Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) and its humanitarian arm Falahi Insaniyat Foundation (FIF) to continue their relief and charity work in the country. The two-member SC bench including Justice Manzoor Ahmed Mulk and Justice Sardar Tariq Masood rejected the federal government’s appeal against Lahore High Court’s verdict. […]

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Nawaz, Maryam parole period extended for three days

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf-led Punjab government has extended the parole duration of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law for three days to attend the last ritual of deceased Begum Kulsoom Nawaz, on Wednesday. The former premier Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (retd) Safdar, who are convicts in […]

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Awn Chaudry appointed adviser to CM Buzdar

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Prime Minister Imran Khan’s close aide Awn Chaudry has been appointed as adviser to Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar on Wednesday. The PTI led provincial government has issued a notification regarding Awn’s appointment. Awn also took to Twitter to announce the news and thanked Prime Minister Imran Khan and the PTI for […]

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Nine workers killed, two injured in Kohat coal mine explosion

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2018

F.P. Report KOHAT: At least nine workers were killed in an explosion at a coal mine in a Kohat district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Wednesday. According to local media reports, a part of the mine collapsed after methane gas produced from the coals caused an explosion in Akhrowal, an area of Kohat district, in a […]

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Global

Myanmar slaps prison sentences on 2 Reuters journalists

By The Frontier Post | September 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk YANGON: A Myanmar court on Monday sentenced two Reuters news agency journalists to seven years in jail for investigation into the murder of Rohingya Muslim men by security officials. Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, are charged with breaching the Official Secrets Act, which carries a maximum sentence of 14 years […]

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Israel may strike Iran targets outside Syria: DM

By The Frontier Post | September 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk JERUSALEM: Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Monday hinted that Israel could strike Iranian targets outside Syria. The Israeli Broadcasting Authority quoted Lieberman as saying: “We aren’t limiting ourselves to Syria. That should be clear.” Speaking at a conference in Jerusalem, the hardline defense minister did not elaborate on the nature of the […]

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Death toll hits 48 in Boko Haram attack on troops

By The Frontier Post | September 4, 2018

KANO (AFP): The death toll from a Boko Haram attack on a Nigerian army post on the border with Niger has risen to 48, military sources said on Monday. Scores of Boko Haram fighters in trucks stormed the base on Thursday in Zari village in northern Borno state and briefly seized it after a fierce […]

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UNRWA defends refugee criteria for Palestinians

By The Frontier Post | September 4, 2018

JERUSALEM (Reuters): Millions of Palestinian refugees “cannot simply be wished away”, the head of a UN support agency said on Monday, hitting back at a US aid cutoff and allegations its work only perpetuates their plight. The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) provides services to about 5 million Palestinian refugees across Jordan, Lebanon, […]

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Thousands stranded on Greek islands

By The Frontier Post | September 4, 2018

ATHENS (AP): Greek ferry crews on Monday decided to extend for at least one more day a strike that has left tens of thousands of travelers stranded on the country’s popular island destinations. The main PNO crew union said that ferries will remain confined to port until 6 a.m. (0300GMT) Wednesday. The union said it […]

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WC weighs Britain’s claim to Chagos Islands

By The Frontier Post | September 4, 2018

THE HAGUE (Reuters): The legality of Britain’s claim to the Chagos Islands in the Indian Ocean, which house a major US military base, will be considered by the International Court of Justice on Monday when it starts a week of hearings. Britain has overseen the islands since 1814 and in 1965 detached the Chagos Islands […]

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Pakistan

23 POs among 150 criminals held in Hangu

By The Frontier Post | October 10, 2018

Zahid Misri Khan HANGU: The Hangu police during the month of October have arrested 150 criminals including 23 proclaimed offenders involved in murder, attempt to murder, possessing illegal weapons and robberies, said Hangu police performance report. The police also recovered heavy weaponry and narcotics including 35 pistols, 6 Kalashnikovs, 4 rifles, one Kalakov, more than […]

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HCC seals more than 1769 clinics across KP

By The Frontier Post | October 10, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health Care Commission (HCC) Chief Executive Azar Sardar has said that around 1769 health facilities have been sealed over poor condition of health facilities across the province. This he said on Tuesday in a press conference here at his office. The Chief Executive said that HCC start working since from […]

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Beat polio with consistent quality vaccination: ACS

By The Frontier Post | October 10, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Additional Chief Secretary Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Tribal Districts lauded efforts of EOC, health department, UN partners, District Health Officers and Deputy Commissioners over exemplary progress of maintaining zero case status in tribal districts for more than two years. He said that the communities in the tribal districts shall cooperate with health staff in […]

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Meeting review by-election arrangements

By The Frontier Post | October 10, 2018

Shafi Ullah MINGORA: Provincial Election Commissioner, Pir Maqbool Ahmed Tuesday here chaired the meeting of the returning officers of the PK-3, PK-7 of Swat district constituencies to review the arrangements for the upcoming bye-elections to be held on October 14 (Sunday). The meeting was also attended by Regional Election Commissioner who also the district Returning […]

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CM Murad directs launch campaign for eradication of polio, measles

By The Frontier Post | October 9, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has reiterated his resolve to eradicate polio and measles from the province of Sindh by intensifying vaccination campaigns and launching awareness drives. This he said on Tuesday while presiding over a meeting of provincial taskforce for polio eradication here at the CM House. Briefing the […]

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PN Ship Saif visits Aksaz (Turkey) to participate in naval exercises

By The Frontier Post | October 9, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Navy Ship SAIF visited Port Aksaz (Turkey) to participate in Exercises MAVI BALINA 2018 and 2nd PN-TN Bilateral Exercise TURGUTREIS-II. These exercises were aimed to enhance interoperability between participating navies through development of combined tactics, techniques and practices. PNS SAIF is equipped with state of the art weapons and sensors for […]

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Afghanistan

Ghani inaugurates power substation

By The Frontier Post | July 27, 2018

Monitoring Desk QALA-I-NAW: President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday traveled to northwestern Badghis province and inaugurated a power sub-station benefiting 7,000 families, Presidential Palace said. The president inaugurated the project importing electricity from Turkmenistan in the presence of tribal elders and senior officials, a Turkmen minister and the ambassador of the neighbouring country. Officials say the […]

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Hosting, serving pilgrims a great honour: Minster

By The Frontier Post | July 27, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Saudi Arabia’s information and culture minister says hosting and serving of Allah’s guests is a great honour for them. Dr. Awwad bin Saleh Al-Awwad made the remarks during a meeting with a delegation of journalists from Islamic countries in Saudi Arabia. He said his country would never prohibit pilgrims from performing the […]

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Afghan Special Forces kill 4 civilians

By The Frontier Post | July 27, 2018

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: Afghan Special Forces reportedly killed four civilians in an overnight raid in the Chaparhar district of eastern Nangarhar province, residents said Thursday. The Special Forces conducted operation in Miangano village of Sholana area, killing four civilians and a Daesh affiliate, a resident of Chaparhar district who lost a nephew in the operation […]

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$15.5b wasted in Afghanistan over 11 years, says SIGAR

By The Frontier Post | July 27, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: A staggering amount of $15.5 billion has been wasted in Afghanistan over the past 11 years, estimates an American watchdog. In a letter to congressmen, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) said the waste amounted to 29 percent of the spending it audited. According to NBC News, SIGAR began tallying […]

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US commends Qatar for support to Kabul

By The Frontier Post | July 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The United States has commended Qatar for its ongoing support for peace in Afghanistan following this week’s meeting between the Qatari Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defense Affairs Khalid bin Mohamed Al Attiyah and the US’s Department of State South and Central Asian Affairs Senior Bureau Official Alice Wells. […]

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All closed schools reopened in Logar

By The Frontier Post | July 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Around 90 schools closed on Taliban threats in provincial capital and several districts of Logar province were reopened today, officials said Wednesday. Shah Pur Arab, spokesman of Logar education department, told Afghan Islamic Press (AIP) that the schools that had been closed due to Taliban threat two weeks ago were reopened today. […]

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Business

‘Trump’s tariffs, sanctions destroy jobs and growth’

By The Frontier Post | August 13, 2018

BERLIN (Reuters): German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier has sharply criticized US President Donald Trump’s tariffs and sanctions policies, saying such measures were destroying jobs and growth and that Europe would not bow to US pressure regarding Iran. The United States has triggered a bitter tit-for-tat trade dispute with import tariffs meant to protect American jobs […]

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U.S. soybean cargo docks in Chinese port after weeks at anchor amid trade row

By The Frontier Post | August 13, 2018

BEIJING (Reuters): A ship carrying soybeans from the United States docked in the port of Dalian on Saturday, more than a month after it arrived off China’s coast just as hefty tariffs were imposed on U.S. goods, according to Thomson Reuters Eikon shipping data. The short journey into the northern Chinese port was the first […]

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Alaska seafood industry braces for China tariff pain

By The Frontier Post | August 13, 2018

SEWARD, Alaska (Reuters): Alaska fishermen are used to coping with fickle weather and wild ocean waves. Now they face a new challenge: the United States’ trade war with China, which buys $1 billion in Alaskan fish annually, making it the state’s top seafood export market. Beijing, in response to the Trump administration’s move to implement […]

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CPEC to turn Pakistan into a great investment destination: LCCI

By The Frontier Post | August 13, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project is bound to turn Pakistan into a great investment destination and it would start a new era of progress and prosperity in the country; therefore, it should be handled with extra care. Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) President Malik Tahir Javaid said this while talking […]

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PTCL illuminates its HQ building with unique 3D digital show

By The Frontier Post | August 13, 2018

F.P. Report Islamabad: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has planned a memorable 3D Digital show as part of Pakistan’s 71st Independence Day on 13th and 14th August from 8pm to midnight for general public. People from all walks of life are welcome to come and enjoy a special 3D Digital Mapping and Animation light show […]

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WWF-Pakistan to plant 1.4 million trees by August 2019

By The Frontier Post | August 13, 2018

F.P. Report Karachi: Between 2000 and 2010, Pakistan lost an average of approx. 43,000 hectares of forests (equivalent to half the size of Islamabad) every year. With only 2% forest cover remaining, the country’s deforestation rate is the highest in Asia, and is well below the recommended cover of 25%. Therefore, in order to mitigate […]

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Sports

Pakistan strolls to easy win over Zimbabwe in 4th ODI

By The Frontier Post | July 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk Bulawayo: Pakistan have won the fourth ODI against Zimbabwe by 244 runs after a thoroughly dominating performance in Bulawayo. Chasing a mammoth target of 400 runs, the home side were bowled out for just 155 runs. Shadab Khan was the pick of the Pakistan bowlers as he picked up four wickets and conceded […]

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Fakhar scores Pakistan’s first double ODI century

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk BULAWAYO: The inform Pakistani opener Fakhar Zaman scored a first double century for Pakistan in one-day international cricket, against Zimbabwe in the fourth match of the series. Fakhar became the first Pakistani batsman to score a double century after beating the country’s highest scorer in any ODI, surpassing Saeed Anwar’s 21-year old record […]

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Sri Lanka warns Proteas

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2018

Colombo (Agencies): Rangana Herath warned South Africa Thursday to expect yet more spin in the second Test after the visitors were skittled for their lowest total their lowest total since the Proteas´ readmission to international cricket. Sri Lanka are chasing their first Test series win against the Proteas since 2006 and need just a draw […]

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Hamilton signs two-year contract extension

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2018

HOCKENHEIM (Agencies): Lewis Hamilton finally ended speculation over his future on Thursday as the four-time world champion signed a blockbuster two-year contract extension with Mercedes. Hamilton’s deal is worth a reported Sh5.2 billion (£40 million, $52 million) per year, cementing the British star’s status as Formula One’s highest paid driver and his country’s top earning […]

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‘That’s rubbish’: India says Dhoni not retiring

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2018

London (Agencies): Indian coach dismisses theory that Dhoni’s actions at Leeds were a sign of impending retirement India coach Ravi Shastri says social media speculation that veteran MS Dhoni is about to retire is “rubbish”. Vision of Dhoni asking umpires for the match ball at the end of India’s eight-wicket loss to England was taken […]

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England to host Pakistan for ODI, T20I series before World Cup 2019

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk London: Pakistan will play five one-day internationals and a lone T20I against England in England before the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. According to the schedule announced by England and Wales Cricket Board on Thursday, Pakistan will be England’s first opponents of the home international season next year with the tour featuring five […]

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Fashion & Movies

Ayushmann and Sanya start shooting of ‘Badhai Ho’

By The Frontier Post | January 9, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Dangal girl Sanya Malhotra and Ayushman Khurrana start shooting of their upcoming movie ‘Badhai Ho’. Ayushman has had a brilliant year after two back to back hit movies including Bareilly Ki Barfi and Shubh Mangal Saavdhan. Sanya Malhotra, did only one film ‘Dangal’ and she proved her talent with her exceptional performance […]

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Aishwarya demands heavy amount for remake of ‘Raat Aur Din’

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Former Miss World and Bollywood actress, Aishwarya Rai Bachan has demanded Rs 100 million for playing the lead role in in Indian remake of 1967 film titled ‘Raat Aur Din’. The Indian media reported that the production house accepted the demand of Aishwarya and soon the shooting of the film will be […]

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Sanjay Dutt’s biopic to be release on June 29

By The Frontier Post | January 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: The director of Sanjay Dutt’s biopic Rajkumar Hirani has said that the movie on the life of Bollywood Khalnayak will be released on June 29. Earlier, it was announced that the film was to be release on March 30. Ranbir Kapoor is playing the Sanjay Dutt’s role and Manisha Koirala will be […]

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Dabang Khan receives death threats from a gangster

By The Frontier Post | January 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk JAIPUR: Bollywood Dabang Khan is received death threat from the gangster Lawrence Bishnoi of Rajasthan. Bishnoi told media persons in Jodhpur that he will killed Salman Khan in Jodhpur then he will come to know our real identity. This he said while being taken to a Jodhpur court in police security as he appeared […]

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Sushant Singh and Bhumi Pednekar to share screen in ‘Sone Chidaiya’

By The Frontier Post | January 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Bhumi Pednekar and Sushant Singh Rajput will be seen together in Udta Punjab’s director Abhishek Chaubhey’s next movie ‘Sone Chidaiya’. Both the actors will work together for the first and the fans are excited about the news. As per the Indian media reports the story of the Chambal dacoits and is set […]

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Radhika Apte confirms her next movie with Dev Patel

By The Frontier Post | January 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Bollywood actress Radhika Apte confirmed that she will share a screen with Dev Patel in the upcoming movie. Radhika Apte is one of the favorite actresses of critics because of her performance but she is gaining popularity with her commercial projects. Radhika Apte is currently busy in ‘Padman’ in which she paying […]

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