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Controversial Televangelist Aamir Liaquat Joins PTI

By The Frontier Post | March 19, 2018

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Controversial Televangelist Dr Aamir Liaquat Hussain, who few days ago hosted a TV show against PTI Chairman Imran Khan for his marriage during Ida‘at, on Monday joined Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf. Imran Khan, who had been facing severe criticism from Hussain, welcomed the TV host Aamir Liaquat and another TV actor Abid Ali during […]

Musharraf to get foolproof security: Interior Ministry

By The Frontier Post | March 19, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Interior has conveyed to the former military dictator Pervez Musharraf that he will be given ‘foolproof security’ on his arrival in Pakistan. In a letter to Musharraf’s lawyer on Monday, the ministry sought Musharraf’s travel plan and details of his stay in the country. “Where will Musharraf be staying […]

Apex Court dissatisfied with report on Faizabad sit-in

By The Frontier Post | March 19, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Monday showed displeasure over the report submitted by an intelligence agency regarding the source of funding of Khadim Hussain Rizvi, who led the Faizabad sit-in last year. A two member bench of the apex court had taken notice of the anti judiciary remarks during the weeks long sit-in […]

Air Marshal Mujaid Anwar takes over command as new PAF chief

By The Frontier Post | March 19, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Air Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan, the new Chief of Air Staff on Monday took over command of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) at a ceremony held here at the Air Headquarters. During the ceremony, the outgoing Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman formally handed over the PAF’s Sword of Command to Air Marshal Khan. […]

Naqeebullah killing case: Rao Anwar’s facilitator to be held accountable remarks CJP

By The Frontier Post | March 19, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar has said that those who are facilitating the absconder SSP Rao Anwar in hiding will also be held accountable. CJP Saqib Nisar said this while hearing a suo motu case regarding the extrajudicial killing of a South Waziristan youth, Naqeebullah on Monday. The court also […]

Bilawal blames Nawaz for masses issues

By The Frontier Post | March 19, 2018

M. Bilal Baseer Abbasi MURREE: Chairman Pakistan People Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari addressed a mammoth rally of party workers in Kottli Sattian here on Sunday, as the PPP staged power show in the premier’s constituency, Kotlli Sattian an its adjoining areas Murree and Kahuta . Bilawal Bhutto, while addressing to workers in the premier […]

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Baghdad extends Kurd region flight ban

By The Frontier Post | February 27, 2018

Idris Okuducu ERBIL: A federal ban on international flights into and out of northern Iraq’s Kurdish region has been extended by three months, a local aviation source said Monday. Talwan Siveyli, a spokesman for Erbil’s international airport, told Anadolu Agency that Iraq’s Civil Aviation Authority had issued a statement confirming that the flight ban had […]

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German conservatives approve deal with SPD

By The Frontier Post | February 27, 2018

Ayhan Simsek BERLIN: Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats overwhelmingly approved a coalition deal with the Social Democrats at a special party congress on Monday. Some 948 delegates of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) voted in favor of forming a “grand coalition” government with the Social Democrats, versus only 27 delegates against. The vote strengthened Merkel’s […]

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Saudi to auction detained billionaire’s real estate, cars

By The Frontier Post | February 27, 2018

RIYADH (Reuters): Saudi authorities are preparing to auction billions of dollars of real estate and cars belonging to billionaire Maan al-Sanea and his company as they look to hasten an end to one of the kingdom’s longest-running debt disputes. The planned sale is the latest signal that Saudi Arabia is serious about holding its elites […]

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Two more Syrian regime officials on EU sanctions list

By The Frontier Post | February 27, 2018

Diyar Guldogan ANKARA: The European Union’s political decision-making body on Monday slammed two more senior Syrian officials with sanctions against Bashar al-Assad’s regime. “The Council added the Minister of Industry [Mohamed Mazen Ali Yousef] and the Minister of Information [Imad Abdullah Sara] of the government of Syria to the list of those targeted by EU […]

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Erdogan, Macron discuss latest developments in Syria

By The Frontier Post | February 27, 2018

Cigdem Alyanak and Hatice Senses Kurukiz ISTANBUL: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday spoke over the phone with his French counterpart Emm-anuel Macron and discussed bilateral relations and the latest developments in Syria. According to presidential sources, Erdogan also shared details about his country’s ongoing Operation Olive Branch in Syria’s northwestern Afrin region. Erdogan told […]

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Snow storm hits Rome

By The Frontier Post | February 27, 2018

ROME (Reuters): A rare snow storm in Rome on Monday disrupted transport shut down schools and prompted the authorities to call in the army to help clear the streets. Only one runway was operating at Rome’s main airport, Fiumicino. The Italian capital’s second airport, Ciampino, was closed overnight and workers were clearing a runway to […]

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Not joining PPP, says Amjad Sabri’s mother

By The Frontier Post | April 30, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Amjad Sabri’s mother has dispelled the impression that she was going to join PPP and said her family has nothing to do with any political party. “I like Benazir and Bilawal from the beginning,” said Asghari Begum, while speaking about her family’s presence in PPP’s Liaquatabad rally on Sunday. “We were invited […]

Panic among citizens as Quetta killing spree continues unabated

By The Frontier Post | April 30, 2018

F.P. Report QUETTA: Successive incidents of targeted killings have spread a wave of terror among citizens of Quetta, who on Monday staged protests at different places against a dozen deaths over the past week. At least six people have been killed and three wounded in different incidents of targeted killings in the provincial capital over […]

No chance for PTI in Punjab, claims Zaeem Qadri

By The Frontier Post | April 30, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Zaeem Qadri Monday lambasted the rival Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, claiming that the party did nothing in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) expect tree plantation. Speaking at a private television channel programme “On the Front”, the PML-N leader said that the PTI won’t win a single seat from Punjab. He also […]

Sindh Rangers get a makeover with new uniforms

By The Frontier Post | April 30, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan Rangers have changed uniforms for its troops deployed in Sindh including the capital city Karachi. The paramilitary force put on the new uniform from Monday [April 30]. The Rangers had said in statement on April 15 that the pattern of uniform was being changed for all ranks deployed in Sindh province. […]

Tourists report rise in harassment incidents in Murree

By The Frontier Post | April 30, 2018

F.P. Report MURREE: Murree, a popular mountain resort town nestled in Galyat region of northern Pakistan, may face a dip in its tourist population after a few disgruntled visitors alleged they faced harassment and assault at the hands of local guides. The allegations have led to a #BoycottMurree campaign on social media, after videos of […]

Murad assigns Health Foundation to assess facilities at peats ward Mithi

By The Frontier Post | April 30, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that he is trying to improve child health services, particularly in Tharparkar and other far flung areas. This he said while holding a meeting with a delegation of Child Foundation here at the CM House today. The chief minister said that he has […]

Afghanistan

Noor criticizes chiefs of intelligence and security forces after Kabul attack

By The Frontier Post | January 28, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Leader of Jamiat-e-Islami party and Ousted Balkh governor, Atta Mohammad Noor criticized the Afghan intelligence agency and security for failing to protect the lives of masses. This he said to the gathering hours after the deadly ambulance bombing in Kabul on Saturday in which around 100 people were killed and more 200 were […]

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Rabbani, Dostam discuss removal of Attah

By The Frontier Post | January 28, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Acting Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani met 1st Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostam in Turkey on current political crisis sparked by the removal of Attaullah Muhammad Noor as Balkh governor by the president. The two members of Coalition to Rescue Afghanistan also discussed the recent differences between government and Jamiat-i-Islami over the removal […]

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Three cops found dead in Badakhshan

By The Frontier Post | January 28, 2018

Monitoring Desk KUNDUZ: The bodies of three police personnel were found in a house in Faizabad city, capital of Badakhshan province last night. According to initial information of security forces, the police personnel were found dead in the house of their friend in Faizabad city last night, Badakhshan governor’s spokesman Naik Muhammad Nazari told media. […]

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Six security men injured in suicide bombing

By The Frontier Post | January 28, 2018

Monitoring Desk LASHKARGAH: At least four Afghan National Army (ANA) troops and two cops were injured in a suicide attack in the Nad Ali district of Helmand province, officials said Saturday. “The security forces had identified the bomber and opened fire on his explosive packed car when he failed to stop on their signals. As […]

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Khalilzad’s remarks over Balkh leadership impasse spark reactions

By The Frontier Post | January 28, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The remarks by the former US Ambassador to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad have attracted mixed reactions regarding the impasse between the government and Jamiat-e-Islami regarding Balkh political leadership. In an exclusive interview with the Arian News, Khalilzad had said that the Afghan government and its international will not have further patience and tolerance […]

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Condolences pour in following deadly bombing

By The Frontier Post | January 28, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Shortly after Saturday’s deadly bombing in Kabul, CEO Abdullah Abdullah expressed his outrage at yet another incident in a string of attacks this week around the country and said “this is enough” now. Abdullah said in a twitter message: “We condemn this terrorist act and share the sorrows and loses of our […]

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Business

Consultative session on STPF held

By The Frontier Post | January 24, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Trade Development Authority of Pakistan, Ministry of Commerce, organized a Consultative Session with the stakeholders in Hyderabad to seek their proposals for the formulation of Strategic Trade Policy Framework 2018-23. Abdul Karim Memon, director (Product Division-1), TDAP, Karachi chaired the session. The representatives of chambers of Commerce & Industry, Hyderabad, Jamshoro, Dadu, […]

Economy lifted from near bankruptcy to stability of 6pc GDP, says Rana Afzal

By The Frontier Post | January 24, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: State Minister for Finance, Rana Muhammad Afzal Khan said Tuesday the Pakistan Muslim League (N) led government had virtually lifted the country’s economy from near bankruptcy in 2013 to the current levels of stability when GDFP was touching 6 percent growth. “Where were we in 2013 and where we have been now […]

IMF country representative meets Miftah Ismail

By The Frontier Post | January 24, 2018

F.P. Report Islamabad: IMF Resident Representative, Mr. Tokhir N. Mirzoev, called on Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance, Miftah Ismail here Tuesday. The current macroeconomic situation and the future outlook of the economy came under discussion. The Adviser on the occasion said that the present government’s concerted efforts had led to macro-economic stability and the […]

Honda achieves record breaking sales in 2017

By The Frontier Post | January 23, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Honda Atlas Cars Pakistan Limited (HACPL), an automobile subsidiary of Honda, announced its annual sales for the year 2017. The company has achieved all-time record sales, since its establishment in 1994, of 47,424 units, with an increase of 49 per cent from 31,780 units in 2016. HACPL’s highest sales performance was contributed […]

Sindh to reform business regulations: Chairperson

By The Frontier Post | January 23, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The Sindh Board of Investment in collaboration with the World Bank Group hosted a press briefing on Ease of Doing Business reform prorgamme being executed in Sindh. The briefing informed participants about government of Sindh’s strategy to reform business regulations in the province. The briefing started with Chairperson, SBI Naheed Memon explaining […]

Reefland flagship store opens in Lahore

By The Frontier Post | January 23, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Reefland rocked Model Town Lahore with a new wave of fashion; Reefland re-launched its Flagship Store at Model Town Link Road. The mega launch event started with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of the store by Dr. Hamid Islam Director Marketing Waresa Group. Mr. Zaheer Asad Reefland Sales Head and Mr. Omer Ikram Waresa […]

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Sports

Politics robbing current generation of Indo-Pak rivalry: Shoaib Akhtar

By The Frontier Post | January 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW DELHI: Former pacer Shoaib Akhtar feels cricketers in India and Pakistan are being denied a chance to experience the historic cross-border sporting rivalry between the two countries due to politics. India and Pakistan have not played a full bilateral series since 2007 in the wake of the Mumbai terror attacks in 2008. […]

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Aisam-ul-Haq loses in quarters

By The Frontier Post | January 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk MELBOURNE: Pakistan’s Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi has on Tuesday lost in quarterfinals of the Australian Open and his historic run has come to an end. Qureshi and his Polish partner Marcin Matkowski lost 1-6, 4-6 to American duo of Bob and Mike Bryan in their doubles match in one hour and six minutes. The 15th […]

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Cilic reaches Australian Open semi-finals after Nadal retires

By The Frontier Post | January 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk MELBOURNE: Rafael Nadal’s Australian Open quarter-final curse struck again on Tuesday, an injury forcing the top seed to retire in the fifth set against Croatia’s Marin Cilic. A wincing Nadal struggled with a muscle strain in his upper right thigh from late in the fourth set before abandoning the match at 3-6, 6-3, […]

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FATA Jr Squash Championship begins

By The Frontier Post | January 24, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The qualifying rounds of the first FATA National Junior Squash Championship got under way here at PAF Hashim Khan Squash Complex on Tuesday. A total of 170 players turned up from across Pakistan by taking part in four different categories comprising Under-11, Under-13, Under-15 and Under-17. President FATA Olympic Association Shahid Khan […]

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U19 World Cup: Anwar Ali backs Pakistan to defeat South Africa

By The Frontier Post | January 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: Pakistan get ready to take on South Africa in their U19 World Cup quarter-final clash on Wednesday at the Hagley Oval in Christchurch and the star of the 2006 edition Anwar Ali has dubbed the Boys in Green as favourites. Ali was declared man of the match in the 2006 final and […]

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U-19 World Cup: Pakistan to South Africa in quarterfinals on Wednesday

By The Frontier Post | January 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Pakistan U-19 cricket team has to face the South Africa at the Hagley Oval on Wednesday in the quarterfinals of the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup. Pakistan and South Africa qualified for quarterfinals with two victories and a defeat, but Pakistan emerged as winners of Group D while South Africa had to […]

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