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PM: Govt to reform institutions marred by corruption, nepotism

By The Frontier Post | November 24, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan Friday said that nepotism and corruption had marred the government institutions and the incumbent government was pursuing policies of merit and transparency in the recruitment process. Addressing a launching ceremony of four new trains here at PM Office, the prime minister said it was the people who bore […]

TLP chief Khadim Rizvi, hundreds of party leaders, workers arrested

By The Frontier Post | November 23, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Chief of Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) Khadim Hussain Rizvi among hundreds of party leaders and workers was arrested on Friday after the directives of the federal government to law enforcement agencies (LEAs) to launch a countrywide crackdown against the far-right religious party. A private TV channel quoting the Rizvi’s family said that the […]

PM Khan’s U-turn statement portrayed negative image of Pakistan: Shehbaz Sharif

By The Frontier Post | November 23, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Shehbaz Sharif on Friday said that Prime Minster has taken U-turn without considering that it portrays negative image of Pakistan. While addressing the National Assembly session, opposition leader criticized PM Khan’s U-turns saying that what will be the global image of PM Khan’s U-turn statement? Which state […]

COAS confirms death sentences awarded to 11 hardcore terrorists

By The Frontier Post | November 23, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Friday confirmed death sentences awarded to 11 hardcore terrorists. According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), the terrorists were involved in heinous offences including attacking armed forces and law enforcement agencies of Pakistan, killing of an innocent civilian and destruction of an […]

BLA commander Aslam ‘Achchu’ behind Chinese consulate attack in Karachi: sources

By The Frontier Post | November 23, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The attack on the Chinese consulate in Karachi, which killed four people early Friday, was orchestrated by outlawed Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA) commander Aslam alias ‘Achchu’, sources informed Geo News. The sources said Achchu, who orchestrated the attack on the Chinese consulate, is currently under treatment at Max Hospital in New Delhi. […]

Kartarpur border opening aimed to normalise ties with India: Fawad

By The Frontier Post | November 23, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet on Friday formally endorsed the proposal to develop the Kartarpur corridor to facilitate the Sikh community of India. Briefing media following a meeting of the cabinet in Islamabad, Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry said Prime Minister Imran Khan will perform groundbreaking of the Kartarpur border corridor on […]

Global

Associating terrorism with Islam is greatest obstacle to combating it: Erdogan says

By The Frontier Post | November 27, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISTANBUL: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that associating terrorism solely with Muslims is the greatest obstacle to globally combating terrorism. “Do we say Christian terror? Do we say Jewish terror? Are there no Christians and Jews who are involved in terrorism? There are,” Erdogan said at a symposium on international […]

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China heaps pressure on Taiwan president after defeat

By The Frontier Post | November 27, 2018

TAIPEI (Reuters): Chinese state media heaped pressure on Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on Monday after her ruling pro-independence party suffered heavy defeats at local elections at the weekend, as party officials sought to work out what went wrong. Tsai, who faces presidential elections in a little over a year, resigned on Saturday as chairwoman of […]

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Mexico to up security at border

By The Frontier Post | November 27, 2018

TIJUANA (AP): Mexico pledged to shore up security near its border with the United States and local authorities said that 39 migrants were arrested after a peaceful march devolved into chaos when US agents fired tear gas into Mexico to stop some migrants who tried to breach the border. Mexico’s Interior Ministry said Sunday it […]

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Over 600 injured in Iran’s 6.4 earthquake

By The Frontier Post | November 27, 2018

TEHRAN (AA): The number of the injured in Sunday’s 6.4 magnitude earthquake that hit western Iran near the border with Iraq, has climbed to 646, according to Iran’s state television. Citing Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, the state television said 290 out of 646 injured took place in Sarpol-e Zahab city, while the other 170 […]

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42 migrants arrested on US side of Mexico border

By The Frontier Post | November 26, 2018

WASHINGTON (AA): A total of 42 people were arrested by the U.S. authorities for crossing onto American soil through the Mexican border, an official said Monday. Rodney Scott, chief patrol agent of the San Diego Sector Border Patrol, told CNN of those, eight were females and “only a few” children were involved. “The vast majority […]

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Police search Saudi’s villa in northwest Turkey for ‘Khashoggi remains’

By The Frontier Post | November 26, 2018

ANKARA (AFP): Turkish police on Monday were searching the villa of a Saudi citizen in a northwestern province for the remains of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The officers began searching a two-storey building in Termal district in Yalova with the help of sniffer dogs and drones before the investigation widened to the adjacent villa, […]

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Pakistan

CCTV footage of former Sargodha University official surfaces

By The Frontier Post | December 23, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Close Circuit Television (CCTV) camera footage showing the former Sargodha University CEO Mian Javed Ahmed being taken to hospital from the District Jail Lahore after experiencing sudden cardiac arrest has emerged. The footage shows the deceased’s hands didn’t wear handcuffs while he was being shifted into an ambulance on a stretcher inside […]

Ahsan Iqbal slams ‘no action, talk only’ PTI govt

By The Frontier Post | December 22, 2018

F.P. Report NAROWAL: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Ahsan Iqbal on Saturday termed the incumbent Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government a “no action, talk only” government. The PML-N leader said so in his reaction to Prime Minister Imran Khan’s speech earlier today in which he said his government would accept every demand of the opposition, but […]

Withdrawal of US troops to help boost Afghan peace process: FM Qureshi

By The Frontier Post | December 22, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Saturday said that withdrawal of United States’ troops from Afghanistan will lead to bring peace in the war-torn country. Talking to journalists in Multan, Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that withdrawal of foreign troops from Afghanistan was one of the major demands of Afghan Taliban. He said […]

Sheikh Rashid bashes Shehbaz as PAC chairman

By The Frontier Post | December 22, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Awami Muslim League (AML) chairman and federal minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmad said on Saturday that 20 new trains will be launched next year as they are inevitable to run Pakistan s economy and jobs for youngsters. Addressing to media in Cantt area of Peshawar, Railways minister stated that the December […]

Chaudhary Nisar stresses on indiscriminate accountability

By The Frontier Post | December 22, 2018

F.P. Report LONDON: Stressing upon the need of indiscriminate accountability, disgruntled Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan on Saturday said that credibility of accountability could only be restored by across-the-board accountability in the country. Chaudhary Nisar urged the government to give some space to the opposition and added that the political parties […]

South Punjab secretariat will begin work from July 2019, announces Punjab CM

By The Frontier Post | December 22, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar on Saturday asserted that a new province will be the first priority of the government. Addressing at the special ceremony regarding the first 100 days of Punjab Government in Lahore, he announced that South Punjab secretariat will begin work from July 2019. We will also resume horse […]

Afghanistan

Faryab war-displaced families in Balkh need urgent aid

By The Frontier Post | October 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk MAZAR-I-SHARIF: Dozens of war-displaced families from neighbouring Faryab province to northern Balkh province have been in dire need of assistance. These families fled homes in Faryab’s Qaisar, Almar, Khwaja Sabzposh and Shirin Tagab districts owing to clashes between security forces and militants and took refuge south of Mazar-i-Sharif, Balkh’s capital. Abdul Saboor Qadari, […]

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Balkh varsity declared autonomous institution

By The Frontier Post | October 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) designated Balkh University as financially autonomous for the first time in the history of the university, according to a statement on Sunday. Balkh University is now authorized to benefit from the financial autonomy bylaw that allows designated public universities to generate and manage revenue from its […]

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Four armed opponents killed

By The Frontier Post | October 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk SHEBERGHAN: Four civilians and five armed opponents were killed in separate incidents in various parts of the country, officials said. According to a press release issued by 203 Tandar military corps, an improvised explosive device went off through a vehicle carrying civilians in Chardahi area in Maqur district of Ghazni province. Two persons […]

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MPs warn govt over Islamic University shifting to Kabul

By The Frontier Post | October 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Some Meshrano Jirga or Senate members on Sunday asked the government to cancel its decision of shifting the International Islamic University from eastern Nangarhar province to central capital Kabul. The university design matches those in Pakistan, Malaysia and Bangladesh and its construction has been approved by the Organization of Islamic Countries. The […]

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Drones target Taliban vehicle leaving 5 dead

By The Frontier Post | October 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: At least five militants were killed after the US drones targeted a vehicle of the Taliban militants in Paktia province of Afghanistan. The 203rd Thunder Corps of the Afghan Military in the Southeast in a statement said the drone strike was carried out in the vicinity of Zurmat district. The statement further […]

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Idrees replaces Khalil as deputy FM

By The Frontier Post | October 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Idrees Zaman replaced Hekmat Khalil Karzai who stepped down as deputy foreign minister 10 days ago. The newly installed deputy foreign minister was introduced by 2nd Deputy Vice President Sarwar and Foreign Minister Salahuddin to the staff of foreign ministry during a ceremony. Sarwar hailed the achievement of foreign ministry in relations […]

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Business

HSBC sees growth in China driven opportunities

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

DUBAI (Gulf News): HSBC, with its presence across nine markets in the region, is set to play a huge role in investment flows into the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey (MENAT), a senior bank official has said. The investments will come through Beijing’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), Helen Wong, HSBC’s chief executive for […]

Bank of Sharjah’s nine months net profits up 13%

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

DUBAI (Gulf News): Bank of Sharjah on Sunday reported a net profit of Dh301 million for the first nine months of 2018, up by 13 per cent compared to the same period last year. Net interest income decreased by 1 per cent compared to the corresponding figure for the same period of 2017, non-interest income […]

UK firms near point of no return

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): Businesses are becoming exasperated at the lack of progress in Brexit talks and are pausing or cancelling investment in the UK. A week that many had hoped would bring progress in the talks has now come and gone without a breakthrough. Employers group the CBI says 80% of surveyed members feel Brexit […]

Audi’s electric SUV faces 4-week delay

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

FRANKFURT/SEOUL (Reuters): Audi’s first electric sport utility vehicle (SUV) will hit showrooms four weeks later than planned because of a software development issue, a spokesman for the German luxury car brand said on Sunday. The spokesman said Audi’s e-tron midsize SUV faced delay because the carmaker needs new regulatory clearance for a piece of software […]

Brexit transition must be short or allow ‘route out’

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

LONDON (APP): Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab said Sunday that any extension to a proposed transition period after Britain leaves the European Union must be strictly time-limited or have a “route out”. “There needs to be something which allows us to control how long we are there for to avoid any sense that we are left […]

Foreign banks keen to invest in NPHP project: Farrukh

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Spokesperson of government on Economy and Energy, Dr Farrukh Saleem has said that foreign banks are keen to invest in government’s mega project of ‘Naya Pakistan Housing Programme’ (NPHP) announced by Prime Minister Imran Khan. Dr. Farrukh Saleem on Sunday appreciating the government for initiating NPHP said that the programme will […]

Sports

NBP National Junior Squash C’ship enters into final stages

By The Frontier Post | October 5, 2018

PESHAWAR (NNI): The 9th edition of the National Bank Junior Squash Championship entered into final stages when players from the various age groups categories secured victories against their respective rivals in the semi-final of the Under-11, Under-13, Under-15, Under-17 and Girls Under-13 and Under-15 took berth into the finals. It was the Under-11 category when […]

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Pakistan want Yasir to attack new-look Australia

By The Frontier Post | October 5, 2018

DUBAI (Agencies): Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed warned his ace leg-spinner Yasir Shah will attack a depleted and new-look Australia when they meet in the first of two Test matches starting in Dubai from Sunday. Australia face a trial by spin as has so often been the case on their tours to Asia. In the space […]

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Pakistan hockey players submit visa applications for World Cup

By The Frontier Post | October 5, 2018

LAHORE (Monitoring Desk): Pakistan hockey team and its officials submitted their applications for visas in the Indian embassy in order to attain permission to participate in the Hockey World Cup, starting from November 28. According to sources, 25 players and five officials submitted their applications. The development holds importance after India disallowed Pakistan junior team […]

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Finch to lead Australia against Pakistan in T20 series

By The Frontier Post | October 5, 2018

Monitoring DUBAI: Aaron Finch was announced as captain of Australia for the upcoming T20 series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates, on Friday. According to reports, Mitch Marsh and Alex Carey were also named as vice-captains of the teams/ Finch, who captained Australia in the recent T20s in Zimbabwe, was among five debutants selected […]

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Don’t give breathing space to Aussies, says Sohail

By The Frontier Post | October 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk DUBAI: Former Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chief Selector Aamer Sohail has stressed on the importance of keeping Australia under pressure in the upcoming two-Test series in UAE. The Men in Green will face Kangaroos in the first Test starting from October 7 in Dubai. Sohail, who has represented Pakistan in 47 Tests and […]

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Prithvi becomes youngest Indian to hit debut Test century

By The Frontier Post | October 5, 2018

Rajkot (Agencies): Teenager Prithvi Shaw became the youngest Indian to score a century on Test debut as the hosts took opening day honours in the first match against the West Indies on Thursday. Shaw, 18, also became India’s second-youngest century maker after Sachin Tendulkar as he blasted his way to a century in 99 deliveries […]

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Fashion & Movies

Salman Khan and Jacqueline Fernandez complete shooting for ‘Race 3’

By The Frontier Post | February 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Bollywood actors Salman Khan and Jacqueline Fernandez completed their work in the upcoming third part of the Race franchise. The top choreographer Remo D’Souza started directorial career with his dance film, ABCD. Now, after directing a couple of movies on his way, now Remo is directing Ramesh Taurani’s Race 3. The star […]

King Khan assures nobody dares to misbehave with woman on my set

By The Frontier Post | February 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: King of Bollywood, Shah Rukh Khan has said that no one can dare misbehave with any woman in his presence. Khan said this while talking to reporters. He said that when he is making film or working in films, the teams are clear towards the women attitude. Shah Rukh believed that we […]

Stage actress Sunbul shot dead in Mardan

By The Frontier Post | February 3, 2018

MARDAN (Monitoring Desk): Police registered case against the murder of dancer Sumbal in Mardan after she allegedly refused to perform at a local event. Three persons have been named in the FIR for the murder of Sumbal. The suspected murderers include former inspector Naeem Khattak, taxi driver Naseeb and Jahangir Khan who is the window […]

Spice Girls announce plans to work together again

By The Frontier Post | February 3, 2018

LONDON (AFP): The Spice Girls got back together on Friday for the first time since 2012 and announced plans to explore “incredible new opportunities” in the future. The British 1990s pop phenomenon — Victoria Beckham, Melanie Brown, Emma Bunton, Melanie Chisholm and Geri Horner — reunited at Horner´s house north of London, along with their […]

Lady Gaga cancels tour dates due to ‘severe pain’

By The Frontier Post | February 3, 2018

LONDON (AFP): US pop star Lady Gaga Saturday announced she had cancelled the last 10 shows of the European leg of her world tour due to “severe pain.” In a statement posted on Twitter, the Grammy award-winning singer told fans she was “devastated” but said the decision to cancel the dates on her Joanne World […]

Atiq-ur-Rehman records statement in Meera marriage case

By The Frontier Post | February 3, 2018

LAHORE (Online): Atiq ur Rehman alleged husband of Lollywood actress Meera on Saturday recorded statement in her marriage case for the first time in nine years. According to media reports , Rehman said that Meera is his wife and he still loves her. He said that Meera and his nikkah was performed in the presence […]

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