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Pakistan knocked India down with Kartarpur initiative: Indian media

By The Frontier Post | December 8, 2018

NEW DEHLI (Monitoring Desk): The initiative of Pakistan to open Kartarpur border knocked India down on the diplomatic front, a fact that Indian media has also acknowledged lately. As per details, the Indian media outlets grilled Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not reciprocating to peace offers made by the Pakistan’s new administration. Calling it “foolishness” […]

Chinese troops arrive in Pakistan for joint military drill

By The Frontier Post | December 8, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: A special forces contingent of People Liberation Army China arrived in Pakistan on Saturday to participate in Pak-China joint military exercise ‘Warrior –VI 2018’. According to an Inter-Services Public Relations press release, troops of special service group from both armies will participate in three weeks long exercise. The military’s media wing said, […]

CJ for need to improve healthcare facilities

By The Frontier Post | December 8, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Chief Justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar here on Saturday said there is dire need to improve healthcare infrastructure in state run government hospitals. He was speaking at Pakistan Stroke and Carotid Intervention Course (PSCIC) concluding ceremony at Rawalpindi Institute of Cardiology (RIC). The Chief Justice said that during his visit, he observed […]

Sattar, Akhtar lock horns over Karachi anti-encroachment drive

By The Frontier Post | December 8, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Farooq Sattar on Saturday said that 500,000 people have been made homeless due to the ongoing anti-encroachment drive in Karachi. Speaking to media persons outside an anti-terrorism court, Sattar said, “People are being made homeless because of court orders. 500,000 people have become homeless due to the encroachment drive.” He added, “Waseem […]

Shehbaz Sharif ‘dying’ to get NRO, says Sheikh Rasheed

By The Frontier Post | December 8, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed on Saturday said that Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Mian Shehbaz Sharif is “dying” for an NRO. Addressing a press conference in Lahore, the minister said that Shehbaz Sharif wants an NRO (a euphemism for relief in accountability cases) and is dying for relief. When asked about […]

May 12 massacre: ATC indicts Mayor Karachi, others in two more case

By The Frontier Post | December 8, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: An anti-terrorism court has indicted Mayor Karachi Waseem Akhter and others in two more cases relating to the May 12, 2007 massacre in Karachi. Mayor Karachi Waseem Akhter, along with 21 other accused appeared before the court today and was indicted. All the accused pleaded ‘not guilty’ to the charges, which include […]

Global

Child malnutrition worsened in Nigeria

By The Frontier Post | December 12, 2018

LAGOS (AA): Apart from having the world’s largest mortality rate of under-fives, a UNICEF nutrition expert said Nigeria now has at least 35 million severely malnourished children. UNICEF nutrition experts say the crisis is most prevalent in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe the three states in the country’s northeast worst hit by the Boko Haram insurgency. […]

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Turkey in talks over possible UN probe into Khashoggi murder

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2018

ANKARA (AFP): Turkey is in talks over a possible United Nations investigation into the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the Turkish foreign minister said on Tuesday. “We have discussed with the UN secretary general and our counterparts, and will continue to discuss” a possible probe, Mevlut Cavusoglu said at a press conference in Ankara. […]

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Indian PM Modi suffers biggest state election loss, boosting opposition

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2018

NEW DELHI (Reuters): India’s ruling party was set to lose power in three key states on Tuesday, dealing Prime Minister Narendra Modi his biggest defeat since he took office in 2014 and boosting the opposition ahead of national polls next year. The results in the heartland rural states of Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh could […]

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French president announces minimum wage rise

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2018

PARIS (AA): French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday announced a minimum wage rise in the country following weeks of civil unrest. In a televised address to the nation, Macron promised an increase of €100 in monthly minimum wage as of 2019. The French president also said that taxes on overtime pay would be abolished as […]

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UK PM addresses Parliament after delaying Brexit vote

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2018

LONDON (AA): UK Prime Minister Theresa May addressed the lower house of Parliament or House of Commons on Monday after delaying a historic vote on her Brexit deal, admitting that it would have been rejected. “As a result, if we went ahead and held the vote tomorrow, the deal would be rejected by a significant […]

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Palestinian shot dead by Israeli forces in Hebron

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2018

HEBRON (AA): A Palestinian man was shot dead by Israeli forces near the West Bank city of Hebron on Tuesday, according to the Health Ministry. Omar Awawdeh, 27, was shot in his back by Israeli forces and rushed to hospital in a serious condition, the ministry said in a statement. “He soon died of his […]

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Pakistan

Parliament passes 33 significant legislations in 2018

By The Frontier Post | January 2, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Parliament has passed thirty three laws in 2018 on important issues ranging from rehabilitation of corporate sector, protection of rights of juvenile, children, transgender, setting up of new universities and on matters concerning health and marine insurance. However, the landmark legislation was the 25th amendment in the constitution passed just before […]

Health Minister briefed PM about implementation of health reforms

By The Frontier Post | January 2, 2019

F.P. Report Peshawar: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that no hindrance will be tolerated in way of health reforms. He directed the Health Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Dr. Hisham Inamullah Khan to pursue health reforms, so as common people could be ensured quality health services with especial focus on the merged districts. PM Imran Khan […]

Abolishment of security check posts demanded

By The Frontier Post | January 2, 2019

F.P. Report TIMERGARA: The Utmankhel tribe appealed to the federal government to abolish all security check posts in Malakand region as the area was now in complete peace. The demand was made during the 10th foundation day function of the tribe held at Timergara. The Utmankhel tribal elders from Lower Dir, Upper Dir, Bajaur, Malakand […]

NAB-KP Bureau recovers 370.1 million in 2018

By The Frontier Post | January 2, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: National Accountability Bureau Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (NAB-KP) during year 2018 recovered Rs 370.1 million in direct recoveries making while disposing all the complaints leaving no backlog with the disposal rate of 100 percent. The spokesperson of NAB-KP said during year 2018, KP Bureau recovered were 60 percent higher than previous year. As per […]

South candidates vow only to accept biometrics-based results

By The Frontier Post | January 2, 2019

Monitoring Desk KANDAHAR: Protesting Wolesi Jirga candidates from Helmand, Zabul and Uruzgan provinces held a gathering in southern Kandahar province to jointly push for the acceptance of only biometrically verified votes cast in the Oct polls. The Independent Election Commission (IEC) conducted the long-delayed elections to the Wolesi Jirga or lower house on October 20-21 […]

Maulana Tariq Jameel undergoes successful angioplasty in Lahore

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: Prominent religious scholar Maulana Tariq Jameel is said to be out of danger after undergoing successful angioplasty in Lahore. He was admitted to a private hospital of Johar Town in Lahore after complaining of chest pain, earlier in the day. According to doctors, Maulana Tariq Jameel’s health is satisfactory, sources added. Maulana […]

Afghanistan

Akbar backs Khalilzad’s interim govt offer

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Afghanistan Salvation Council (ASC) supports US special envoy Zalmai Khalilzad’s offer to postpone the presidential election and establish an interim government in Kabul to pave the way for a peace agreement with the Taliban. The US special representative for reconciliation in Afghanistan during his second trip to Afghanistan this week met […]

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Our electoral ticket to be formed soon: Hekmatyar

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan leader Gulbadin Hekmatyar said his party had reached agreement with 27 other political parties on throwing their weight behind a consensus presidential candidate. Addressing a press conference here, the HIA leader said members of their electoral ticket would be announced soon. He said discussions were ongoing on formation of electoral […]

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NPC okays contracts for 21 projects worth 3.37b Afg

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The National Procurement Commission (NPC) approved contracts for 21 projects during its latest meeting chaired by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani. The Office of the President, ARG Palace, in a statement said the contracts approved during the meeting have a combine value of around 3.37 billion Afghanis. According to a statement released by […]

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Police foil gum attack on troops

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk HERAT CITY: Police prevented a gun attack on Afghan army soldiers by killing one suspect and arresting two others on Friday. The three armed men wanted to attack the Afghan National Army soldiers in Pashtun Pul area of Herat City on Thursday evening, but police identified and engaged them, said Herat police chief […]

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69 Taliban killed in round-the-clock operations, says MoD

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Nearly 70 Taliban militants have been killed in operations during the past 24 hours in various provinces, the Ministry of Defense said on Friday. Another 15 rebels were wounded in the round-the-clock raids conducted in Laghman, Nangarhar, Paktika, Ghazni, Paktia, Maidan Wardak, Kandahar, Uruzgan, Farah, Ghor, Takhar, Faryab, Helmand and Nimroz provinces, […]

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Residents appeal to govt to provide schools

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: Residents who live near the Torkham crossing in the eastern province of Nangarhar, along the Durand Line, once again called on the Afghan government to establish schools in the area for their children. They said the lack of schools in their villages force them to send their children to school across the […]

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Business

Ryanair plane seized by French authorities

By The Frontier Post | November 10, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): A Ryanair plane has been seized by French authorities in a row over money in the latest problem for the airline. The French civil aviation authority grounded the Boeing 737 on Thursday at Bordeaux airport, before it was due to fly to Stansted with 149 passengers. It said the move was “a […]

Automakers needs standards and security for self-driving cars

By The Frontier Post | November 9, 2018

BERLIN (Reuters): Automakers need standards for key equipment, a wide-reaching 5G broadband network and strong partnerships to make self-driving cars and electric vehicles a success, top European car industry executives said on Wednesday. Ralf Speth, chief executive of Britain’s biggest carmaker Jaguar Land Rover (TAMO.NS), outlined ambitious plans to stay ahead of the rapidly changing […]

Toshiba cuts 7,000 jobs, pulls out of foreign investment

By The Frontier Post | November 9, 2018

TOKYO (AFP): The boss of struggling Toshiba said on Thursday he would cut 7,000 jobs over the next five years as the Japanese engineering firm pulled out of foreign investments and downgraded its annual profit forecasts. Toshiba also expects to scrap or consolidate some factories and reduce its subsidiaries by 25 per cent, announcing the […]

Relief for US, Europe stocks after midterm vote

By The Frontier Post | November 9, 2018

NEW YORK (AFP): Stock markets on both sides of the Atlantic charged higher on Wednesday after the US midterm elections produced no major surprises, triggering a relief rally. “Financial markets are continuing their forward drive on the realisation that investors were rightly positioned for the outcome of the midterm elections,” said Jamel Ahmad at FXTM. […]

Germany’s exports fall in September

By The Frontier Post | November 9, 2018

BERLIN (RTTNews): Germany’s exports and imports declined unexpectedly in September, official data revealed Thursday. Exports dropped 0.8 percent month-on-month, reversing a 0.1 percent rise in August. At the same time, imports slid 0.4 percent following August’s 2.4 percent decrease. Economists had forecast a 0.3 percent rise in exports and a 0.8 percent increase in imports. […]

Denholm replaces Musk as Chairman of Tesla

By The Frontier Post | November 9, 2018

WASHINGTON (AFP): Tesla said it has appointed Robyn Denholm of the Australian telecoms company Telstra as board director after Elon Musk resigned from the post. The appointment of Denholm, who is Telstra’s chief financial officer, is effective immediately but she will serve out her six-month notice period with her current employer, Tesla said in a […]

Sports

Four-member special PCB committee to oversee all cricketing matters

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2018

Monitoring Desk LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board has constituted a four-member special committee to oversee all cricketing matters in the country. According to a notification issued by the PCB today, former cricketer and selector Mohsin Khan will serve as the chairman of the committee. Former captains Wasim Akram, Misbah-ul-Haq, Urooj Mumtaz are the other three […]

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Stephens downs top seed Kerber, storms into WTA finals

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2018

Singapore (Agencies): A confident Sloane Stephens stormed into a semi slot at the WTA Finals with a convincing straight sets victory against top seed Angelique Kerber Friday, joining fellow debutant Kiki Bertens in the knockout stage. The former US Open champion continued her unbeaten run in Singapore with a 6-3, 6-3 triumph in 101 minutes, […]

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FIFA set up task force over new tournament plans

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2018

KIGALI (Agencies): FIFA have set up a task force to examine president Gianni Infantino’s plans for a new Club World Cup and Global Nations League, avoiding a damaging split with UEFA over the controversial proposals. Infantino told a news conference that the task force would present its findings at a council meeting in Miami on […]

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Pakistan to face Australia in second T20I today

By The Frontier Post | October 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk DUBAI: Pakistan to face Australia in the second T20I of the three-match series on Friday (today) in Dubai. The young players of the Pakistan team including opener Babar Azam and spinner Imad Wasim gave Pakistan a 1-0 lead in the three-match series along with their biggest T20 victory over Australia when they crushed […]

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Pakistan defeat Malaysia by 3-1 in Asian Hockey Champions Trophy

By The Frontier Post | October 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUSCAT: Pakistan defeated Malaysia by 1-0 in the Asian Hockey Champions Trophy at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex in Muscat on Thursday night. Muhammad Irfan scored only goal of the match and sealed the win for Pakistan. Pakistan played well in the last match of the round-robin phase, against Malaysia. Pakistan will meet […]

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Windies all-rounder Bravo announces int’l retirement

By The Frontier Post | October 26, 2018

Jamaica (Agencies): All-rounder Dwayne Bravo has announced his retirement from all forms of international cricket after 270 appearances for West Indies. After making his Windies debut in 2004 against England, Bravo went on to play 40 Tests, 164 one-dayers and 66 Twenty20 fixtures, scoring 6,310 runs across all three formats. Bravo’s international career ends with […]

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Fashion & Movies

Varun’s performance appreciated in ‘October’

By The Frontier Post | April 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Varun Dhawan performance was appreciated and won the audience’s heart for his brilliant act in Shoojit Sircar’s October. During in an Interview, Varun said that it is the most amazing experience to receive five stars from the biggest critics of the country. Varun said that it was a great experience working with […]

Priyanka Chopra to romance Salman Khan in ‘Bharat’

By The Frontier Post | April 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Bollywood diva Priyanka Chopra is reuniting with co-star Salman Khan ten years after being on screen together. Both the superstars worked together last in ‘God Tussi Great Ho’ (2008). ‘Bharat’ is a remake of the South Korean film, An Ode To My Father, and is helmed by Abbas Zafar. It will also be […]

Anil Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit reunite in Total Dhamaal

By The Frontier Post | April 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: One of the all times popular on-screen jodi of Anil Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit is set to return together after 18 years for Indra Kumar’s Total Dhamaal. Director Indra Kumar shares, “All three of us are shooting together 26 years after Beta and I’m excited about reuniting with my blockbuster jodi. They play husband and […]

Kareena Kapoor Khan will not be part of ‘Aapla Manus’

By The Frontier Post | April 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Now it is confirmed that Kareena Kapoor Khan will not be part of the upcoming Aapla Manus of Ashutosh Gowariker project. Earlier reports suggested that Kareena being roped in for the Hindi remake of Ashutosh Gowariker’s Aapla Manus have been surfacing on the internet for quite some time now and  it was […]

Katrina gets a new wax statue at Madame Tussauds in New York

By The Frontier Post | April 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: Statue of Bollywood’s stunning actress Katrina Kaif has been placed at Madame Tussauds in New York. In a photo posted on social networking site Twitter, Katrina is seen wearing a gold sequined lehenga as she strikes a dance pose. Her statue has been placed next to Bollywood veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan […]

Kangana believes social media is time consuming

By The Frontier Post | April 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut has said that she finds social media time-consuming and adding she is not on social media for many reasons and one of them is that I feel it’s so consuming. Kangana, who will next be seen in Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi, said that she doesn’t feel the need for […]

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