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Dr Atif Mian asked to step down from EAC

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf led federal government has asked Dr Atif Mian, to step down from the post of Economic Advisory Council (EAC) on Friday. Earlier, Federal Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry informed that on Twitter that the government has decided to withdraw Dr Mian’s EAC appointment. Fawad Chaudhry added that the government wants […]

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SC forms 6-member JIT to probe fake bank accounts case

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan (SCP) to investigate the fake bank accounts case has constituted a six-member joint investigation team (JIT) on Thursday. The Apex Court order in this connection stated, “We constitute the following JIT for the purpose of conducting a thorough investigation into the matter of fake bank accounts subject […]

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PM Imran Khan rules out rift in civil-military relations

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Ruling out civil-military rift, Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that they all want to take Pakistan forward. Addressing the Defence Day ceremony as a chief guest at General Headquarters (GHQ), Imran Khan said: “We have to strengthen our institutions if we want to progress as a nation.” “There is no such […]

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Continuity of democracy imperative for country’s development: COAS

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday said that September 6 is the most important day in the history of the world and we all are united for Pakistan. Addressing the main ceremony in connection with the Defense Day at GHQ, he said that the armed forces will […]

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NAB files reference against former premier Yousaf Raza Gilani

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Rawalpindi on Thursday filed a reference against former premier Yousaf Raza Gilani. The reference has been filed against the former premier over the misuse of authority, according to a NAB notification. Former information secretary Farooq, former public information officer Saleem, Hassan Sheikhoo, Hanif and Riaz are co-accused in […]

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CJP orders to bring back Ishaq Dar in 10 days

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar has ordered to ensure the return of former finance minister Ishaq Dar to Pakistan within ten days. Former finance minister Ishaq Dar, has been in London since October last year on account of his medical treatment. The court has declared him an absconder […]

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Global

Report: Over 200 Rohingya wait to enter Bangladesh

By The Frontier Post | August 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk DHAKA: More than 200 Rohingya are waiting near the southern border of Bangladesh to enter the country in search for safe shelter in the face of an alleged fresh crackdown by Myanmar military, local media reported on Tuesday. Lt. Col. Asaduzzaman Chowdhury, director of Border Guards of Bangladesh (BGB) Battalion-II, told the Daily […]

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China to help Pakistan march toward growth, prosperity: Chinese Ambassador

By The Frontier Post | August 28, 2018

BEIJING (APP): Chinese ambassador to Pakistan, Yao Jing has said as a well-wisher of Pakistan, China would like to help Pakistan march toward growth and prosperity. “Newly elected Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan recently stated that he attaches great importance to China-Pakistan relations, and the CPEC provides an important opportunity for Pakistan’s development. I highly […]

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Iran lawmakers reject Rouhani answers on economic woes

By The Frontier Post | August 28, 2018

TEHRAN (AFP): Iran’s parliament declared its dissatisfaction with President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday, voting to reject his answers after grilling him over the deteriorating economy. It was the first time Rouhani had been summoned by parliament in his five years in power, and MPs demanded answers on unemployment, rising prices and the sharp depreciation of […]

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German far-right mobilized by ‘fake news’ after stabbing: officials

By The Frontier Post | August 28, 2018

DRESDEN/BERLIN (Reuters): Far-right groups spread “fake news” on social media to mobilize their supporters for violent protests targeting migrants after the fatal stabbing of a German man, said officials in the eastern German state of Saxony where they took place. German police have arrested a 22-year-old Syrian man and a 21-year-old Iraqi man over Sunday’s […]

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Strong 6.2 magnitude quake strikes off eastern Indonesia

By The Frontier Post | August 28, 2018

LOMBOK (AFP): A strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck eastern Indonesia on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said, but there was no tsunami warning or immediate reports of damage. The offshore tremor struck at a shallow depth of eight kilometres (five miles), about 100 kilometres southeast of Kupang on the Indonesian portion of Timor island, the […]

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Ugandan army arrests soldiers over beating of lawmakers

By The Frontier Post | August 28, 2018

KAMPALA (Reuters): Soldiers involved in the beating of Ugandan lawmakers and civilians over their alleged role in a stoning of President Yoweri Museveni’s convoy have been arrested, the army said on Tuesday. Supporters of an independent candidate contesting a parliamentary by-election threw stones at Museveni’s motorcade on Aug. 13 as he was leaving the town […]

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Pakistan

Child abuse suspect in Peshawar confesses to crime

By The Frontier Post | October 7, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: A man who was arrested over child abuse charges has confessed to committing the crime. According to sources in the police department, Gulberg police had arrested Farman October 3 for reportedly sexually harassing a minor. The FIR registered in the case states that Farman would take girls around seven to 13 years […]

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Several protesting outside PM Imran’s Zaman Park residence arrested

By The Frontier Post | October 7, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Several protesting outside Prime Minister Imran Khan’s Zaman Park residence in Lahore were arrested on Sunday. Dismissed staff of the Punjab Vocational Training were demonstrating ahead of the premier’s arrival in the city. The protest caused inconvenience to citizens, as it resulted in a traffic jam on the Canal Bank Road. Prime […]

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N-League took $38b debt in five years: Minister

By The Frontier Post | October 7, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Senior Punjab Minister Abdul Aleem Khan has said that Nawaz League has broken all the record of the history of Pakistan and took 38 $ billions’ debt in five years. He added that up to 1999 there was only Rs. 34 $ billions’ loans and in Musharaf regime 4 billion $ and […]

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Another case of fake bank account surfaces in Karachi

By The Frontier Post | October 6, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Another case has surfaced over a suspected fake bank account in Karachi on which a credit card and loans had also been issued. The victim named Shahid, who is a labourer in Korangi industrial area, claimed that a fake bank account was set up in his name and loans were issued from […]

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After BNP-M, MQM also warns to quit Imran’s Govt

By The Frontier Post | October 6, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Two days after Prime Minister Imran Khan’s collation partner from Balochistan – the Balochistan National Party- Mengal (PNP-M) – threatened to quit the central government, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s partner from Sindh – the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) – also warned to part ways with him in center if his federal government failed to […]

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JI demands open trial of arrested political leadership

By The Frontier Post | October 6, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Ameer Jamaat e Islami, Senator Sirajul Haq has said that the NAB should not make itself controversial and cases against the arrested political leaders should be heard in open courts. He was talking to the media at Mansoora on Saturday . Sirajul Haq said that there are not two opinions on the […]

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Afghanistan

Protesters close several govt offices in Jawzjan province

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The supporters of Junbish Milli party have closed several government offices during the 17th day of their protests which are being staged in support of a top commander of the party Nizamuddin Qaisari who was arrested by the security forces in Faryab province. The protesters are claiming that they have closed nearly […]

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High school torched in Nangarhar province

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: Unidentified miscreants set a school in Khugiyani district in Nangarhar province. According to local residents, the unknown gunmen set fire to a high school of boys and girls in Chamtala area. The incident did not cause any casualties, they said, adding that the armed men escaped the scene. Meanwhile, Nangarhar education spokesman […]

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Iran cuts short electricity supply to Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk HERAT CITY: Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS) on Thursday said Iran has cut short electricity supply to Afghanistan due to the rise in temperature and reducing water level in the neighboring country’s dams. Amanullah Ghalib, DABS general head, told a press conference in western Herat province that Iran currently provided 20 to 30 […]

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VP Indonesia’s support for peace process

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Second Vice President Sarwar Danish says the Indonesia government’s support for the Afghan peace process has led to cooperation from others Muslim countries. A statement from his office said the Indonesia envoy and Sarwar Danish held a meeting in Kabul on Wednesday. Danish thanked the Indonesia government’s efforts to boost the Afghan […]

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‘Peace is urgent, be achieved before polls’

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: President Ashraf Ghani on Wednesday said peace was more urgent and should be achieved before the upcoming Wolesi Jirga and district council elections. President Ghani expressed these views while attending the 21st meeting of Joint Coordination and Monitoring Board (JCMB) attended by many foreign officials Wednesday. In the beginning, acting finance minister, […]

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Electoral preparations being closely monitored

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: An internationally-sponsored organisation says it has been closely following electoral preparations, including the ongoing voter registration process, in Afghanistan. The Election Support Group (ESG) issued the statement ahead of a meeting of the Joint Coordination and Monitoring Board in Kabul on Wednesday. Ambassadors from key donor countries funding international support for the […]

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Business

Turkey: Domestic tourism expenditure up nearly 25 per cent

By The Frontier Post | August 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Turkey’s domestic tourism expenditure rose 24.9 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of this year, according to the country’s statistical authority on Monday. TurkStat reported that domestic tourists’ expenditures — including individual and package tour expenditures — from January to March totaled 6.3 billion Turkish liras ($1.65 billion), compared to spending of […]

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German industrial orders collapse in June

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk FRANKFURT: Industrial orders in Germany fell more than expected June, official data showed Tuesday, as global trade tensions weighed on Europe’s top economy. New contracts at industrial firms plunged four percent month-on-month, federal statistics authority Destatis said in figures adjusted for seasonal swings, following a 2.6 percent increase in May. Analysts surveyed by […]

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China’s Didi to invest $1B in its rebranded driver services business

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk BEIJING: Didi Chuxing is going pedal to the metal for its automobile services business after it announced it will invest $1 billion into the division, which is also getting a rebrand. The Chinese ride-hailing firm had been tipped to spin out the business and raise $1.5 billion from investors ahead of an IPO, […]

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Tokyo stocks close lower amid fear of US-China trade war

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk TOKYO: Tokyo stocks closed lower on Monday with investors sitting on the sidelines as US-China trade war fears ramped up and the yen appreciated. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index inched down 0.08 percent, or 17.86 points, to close at 22,507.32 while the broader Topix index was down 0.56 percent, or 9.68 points, at 1,732.90.   […]

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Pakistan earns over $3.630b from export of transport services

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The transport services by Pakistan in other countries increased by 3.29 percent during the first eleven months of financial year 2017-18 compared to the corresponding period of last year. Pakistan exported transport services worth $3630.695 million in July-May (2017-18) against the exports of services worth $3514.894 million in July-May (2016-17), showing 3.29 […]

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POL local production up by 13.53 per cent

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The production of petroleum products witnessed 13.53 percent increase during the fiscal year 2017-18 as compared to the corresponding period of the last year. According to latest data of the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS), the petroleum products that contributed in positive growth included motor spirits, output of which grew by 18.31 […]

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Sports

Kerber stuns Serena’s history bid in Wimbledon final

By The Frontier Post | July 14, 2018

LONDON (AFP): Angelique Kerber became the first German woman to win Wimbledon for 22 years as the 11th seed shattered Serena Williams’ bid for Grand Slam history with a shock 6-3, 6-3 victory in Saturday’s final. Kerber avenged her defeat against Williams in the 2016 Wimbledon title match, overwhelming the seven-time champion with a stunning […]

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Clinical Sri Lanka register thumping 278-run win

By The Frontier Post | July 14, 2018

GALLE (Agencies): South Africa collapsed dramatically against Sri lanka´s spin to crash to 73 all out in the first Test in Galle on Saturday, their lowest total since readmission to international cricket. The dismal performance came a day after they were bowled out for just 126, which had been their previous lowest Test innings in […]

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Epic Djokovic stuns Nadal to reach Wimbledon final

By The Frontier Post | July 14, 2018

LONDON (Agencies): Novak Djokovic reached his fifth Wimbledon final on Saturday with a 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (11/9), 3-6, 10-8 victory over Rafael Nadal in the second longest semi-final ever played at the tournament. Djokovic, the 2011, 2014 and 2015 champion, will face Kevin Anderson, the first South African in the final in 97 years, for […]

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Belgium beat England to secure third place finish

By The Frontier Post | July 14, 2018

ST PETERSBURG (Agencies): Belgium beat England 2-0 in the World Cup third-place play-off on Saturday to secure their best ever finish at a World Cup and send Gareth Southgate’s side home with a second straight loss. France will face Croatia in Sunday’s final at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. A fourth-minute goal from Thomas Meunier […]

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FIFA president Infantino thanks Russia for ´best World Cup´ ever

By The Frontier Post | July 14, 2018

Moscow (Agencies): FIFA president Gianni Infantino thanked the Russian people and government on Friday for what he described as the “best World Cup” ever. Sporting a FIFA volunteers´ jacket, Infantino told reporters in Moscow that Russia´s infrastructure and welcome allied to the quality of football and success of VAR (the video assistant referee system) had […]

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Kaif announces retirement from all forms

By The Frontier Post | July 14, 2018

New Delhi (Agencies): Indian cricketer Mohammed Kaif has on Friday officially retired from all forms of cricket. According to ESPN cricinfo, this came 16 years after Kaif “steered India to one of their most memorable victories in ODI history – beating England by chasing down 325 at Lord’s in the NatWest Series final.” He began […]

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Fashion & Movies

Anushka Sharma, Virat Kohli tie the knot in Italy

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2017

MILAN (Web Desk): Bollywood diva Anushka Sharma and Indian skipper Virat Kohli have officially tied the knot in Italy, the 29-year-old Bollywood diva confirmed the news herself on Twitter and other social networking platforms. Anushka wrote, “Today we have promised each other to be bound in love forever. We are truly blessed to share the […]

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SRK and Rohti to team up again

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2017

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: King Khan, Shah Rukh Khan and his friend and action director Rohit Shetty will team up again to present a magic like Chennai Express. Both the biggest of entertainment worked together in their last movie Dilwale, which was not so impressive at the Box office. Shah Rukh Khan is currently neck deep […]

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Anil Kapoor makes entry into Race 3

By The Frontier Post | December 10, 2017

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: Dabang Khan of Bollywood, Salman Khan confirmed that Jhakas actor Anil Kapoor will be part of upcoming movie Race 3. This he said while sharing photos with Anil Kapoor. Anil Kapoor was part of the first two films of Race and he played the flamboyant role of Inspector Robert D’Costa and now […]

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Mahira, Atif top the list of Pakistan’s most watched music videos of 2017

By The Frontier Post | December 10, 2017

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: The YouTube has released a list of most popular videos in Pakistan this year and according to it Mahira Khan and Atif Aslam were on the top in the most watched videos. According the YouTube list, Zaalima song of Raees starring Mahira Khan and Shah Rukh Khan and the video have been […]

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Actors shoot for Fanney Khan in spite of heavy rains

By The Frontier Post | December 8, 2017

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Anil Kapoor, and Rajkummar Rao continued to shoot for their upcoming comedy-drama, Fanney Khan despite all the heavy rains and thundershowers received. The heavy rains in the area compel most of schools and several offices to close it on Tuesday; however the ‘Fanney Khan’ team braved the December shower […]

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Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma set to marry next week

By The Frontier Post | December 7, 2017

Monitoring Desk NEW DELHI: Indian team Captain, Virat Kohli and Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma all set to get married in the next week, Indian media reported. The leading Indian newspapers claimed that both the lovers decided to get married as it is the right time for both of them and the marriage is expected to […]

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