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PM to talk economic, defence cooperation during China visit in November

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will reach China on November 3 for a three-day visit where he will meet Chinese president and high-level officials. The PM is expected to hold talks over economic and defence cooperation as well as China-Pakistan Economic Corridor projects. In addition, the premier will also attend the Chinese International […]

Were ready for talks but opposition leader was suddenly arrested: Khursheed Shah

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2018

F.P. Report SUKKUR: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Khursheed Shah on Monday said the opposition parties were ready for talks with the government but Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif was suddenly arrested. “We were ready to accept all of the government’s terms, but the opposition leader was arrested all of […]

Court orders auction of three more plots belonging to Ishaq Dar

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The accountability court on Monday ordered to auction three more plots of former finance minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Ishaq Dar. The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) today submitted a report pertaining to the plots belonging to Ishaq Dar, his wife Tabassum Ishaq Dar and son Ali Mustafa Dar in the […]

By-polls 2018: Electoral body to decide today on including overseas Pakistanis’ votes in final count

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) will take a decision to include overseas votes in the final count today (Monday). According to reports, the officials of National Database and Registration Authority will meet the chief election commissioner to decide on the matter. Similarly, ECP officials said there was a positive response on i-voting […]

Rupee falls by Rs1.20 against US dollar in inter-bank market

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: The Pakistani rupee continues to fall against the US dollar and according to forex desk of a commercial bank the rupee plunged to Rs1.20 against the dollar on Monday morning as it was being traded between a range of Rs133.20-133.63. According to local media reports, the rupee was trading at Rs131.83 against […]

Al-Azizia reference: Nawaz Sharif appears before accountability court

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The disqualified prime minister Nawaz Sharif has appeared before an accountability court on Monday, hearing Al-Azizia reference filed by National Accountability against him and family members. Judge Arshad Malik is hearing the Al-Aziza case against Nawaz Sharif. According to reports, duringthe last hearing on Oct 12, Nawaz Sharif’s counsel Khawaja Haris asked […]

Global

Cambodia calls EU threat ‘extreme injustice’

By The Frontier Post | October 12, 2018

PHNOM PENH (Reuters): Cambodia’s foreign ministry on Thursday said a decision by the European Union to ramp up trade pressure on Cambodia over human rights concerns was an “extreme injustice”, adding it risked destroying decades of development progress in the country. The European Union last week said Cambodia would lose its special access to the […]

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Zimbabwe union leaders arrested before march

By The Frontier Post | October 12, 2018

HARARE (AFP): Zimbabwe police arrested trade union leaders and scores of activists nationwide on Thursday ahead of planned marches over the country’s worsening economic crisis, lawyers said. Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights spokesman Kumbirai Mafunda told AFP that Peter Mutasa, president of the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) — the country’s largest trade union […]

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Egypt condemns 17 to death for IS church attacks

By The Frontier Post | October 11, 2018

ABU DHABI/CAIRO (AFP): An Egyptian military court on Thursday sentenced 17 people to death over a series of suicide bombings of churches claimed by the Islamic State group that left dozens dead. Seventy-four people were killed in the attacks in 2016 and 2017 targeting Coptic Christians in Cairo, Alexandria and the Nile Delta city of […]

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Three dead, IMF summit shaken as strong quake hits Indonesia

By The Frontier Post | October 11, 2018

JAKARTA (AFP): An earthquake Thursday killed three people in Indonesia and rattled hotels where IMF delegates are attending a major summit, a fortnight after a quake-tsunami killed more than 2,000 elsewhere in the archipelago. The 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Indonesia’s Bali and Java islands in the early hours, jolting residents awake and […]

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Israeli military says examining F-35s after U.S. flaw finding

By The Frontier Post | October 11, 2018

JERUSALEM (Reuters): Israel’s military said on Thursday it was testing its fleet of F-35 fighters after receiving findings from U.S. investigators that a different model of the plane had a fuel systems flaw. The military, on Twitter, stopped short of saying the Israeli F-35s had been grounded, describing them as remaining on operational standby. A […]

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Malaysia to abolish death penalty

By The Frontier Post | October 11, 2018

KUALA LUMPUR (AFP): Malaysia has decided to abolish the death penalty, a senior minister said Thursday, with more than 1,200 people on death row set to win a reprieve following a groundswell of opposition to capital punishment. Executions are currently mandatory for murder, kidnapping, possession of firearms and drug trafficking, among other crimes, and is […]

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Pakistan

Call to enact law for protection of journalists

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2018

F.P. Report Islamabad: Former Senator Farhatullah Babar today called for a debate in all provincial and federal legislatures on the issue of impunity of crimes against journalists and devise a legal framework to ensure protection and safety of media persons in the country. He said while addressing a seminar on the launch of book on […]

Boy and girl killed in name of honour

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2018

F.P. Report SHANGLA: Two men allegedly killed a 15-year-old girl and her 27-year-old cousin on Friday in the Laray area of Martung district in Shangla in what police suspect is a case of ‘honour killing’. The Puran Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) Zerab Gul told reporters that the girl’s brothers suspected the two were involved in […]

One injured in Bajaur roadside blast

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2018

Hanif Ullah KHAR: A man was injured in a road side blast occurred in Bajaur tribal district here on Friday, officials told. Talking to this correspondent, an official of the administration told that Ameer Muhammad was on way to a nearby area from his home in Hasham Charmang area when a remote controlled bomb placed […]

Cellular companies earned Rs412.28 billion, Senate told

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The cellular companies have collected a sum of Rs412.28 billion from their consumers in the last three years, Minister for Information Technology Dr Khalid Maqbool Siddique told Senate. In a written reply to the question of Senator Siraj-ul-Haq, he said mobile companies had earned Rs365.48 billion revenues in 2016 and Rs318.82 billion […]

Peshawar’s glory as city of gardens to be revived: Shahram

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The city of Peshawar to be made clean and green and its lost glory as the city of gardens will be revived at cost, said provincial Minister for Local Government, Shahram Khan Tarakai while presiding over a PDA meeting regarding Clean and Green Peshawar drive. On the occasion that was attended by […]

KP food authority unveils performance report, claims to seal 743 premises

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2018

Farid Shinwari PESHAWAR:  Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Food and Halal Food Authority on Friday claimed it had closed down around 743 premises and also imposed fines of Rs 49.277million on eateries for violating food safety rules in last few months. Sharing details during a news conference at KP Food and Halal Food Authority headquarter, Director Administration, Muhammad […]

Afghanistan

Miller takes command of Resolute Support mission

By The Frontier Post | September 3, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Gen. Austin Scott Miller on Sunday assumed command of Resolute Support mission on Sunday, replacing his compatriot Gen. John Nicholson. Nicholson, who headed the NATO mission for more than two years, has been the longest-serving US general in Afghanistan, where militant-linked violence has spiked in recent months. At a change-of-command ceremony at […]

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Chopper crashes in Kabul

By The Frontier Post | September 3, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Three persons including a foreign pilot were killed and three more wounded as a contracted helicopter of the defence ministry went down at the 209 Shaheen military corps headquarters here on Sunday (September 02). The chopper went down while trying to land at the base early today, spokesman for Shaheen military corps […]

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Vaccination drive against measles kicks off country-wide

By The Frontier Post | September 3, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Nationwide vaccination campaign to protect 13.8 children aged 9 months to 10 years against measles was launched, according to a statement. The Government of Afghanistan, in collaboration with the United Nations Children’s Fund, the World Health Organization and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance kicked off the drive, according to a statement from the […]

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CEO meets Commander of NATO Joint Force Command Brunssum

By The Frontier Post | September 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Chief Executive of the Government of National Unity Abdullah Abdullah met with the Commander of the NATO Joint Force Command Brunssum General Riccardo Marchiò in Kabul. The Office of the Chief Executive in a statement said Mr. Abdullah and Gen. Marchiò met in Sapidar Palace in Kabul on Thursday. The statement […]

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Drought-stricken Kandahar residents demand dams

By The Frontier Post | September 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk KANDAHAR CITY: Residents of southern Kandahar province say the government and donor organizations should build small water reservoirs to deal with drought. Drought gripped the entire country this year, but Kandahar was affected 70 more than other areas. Mohibullah, a resident of the ninth police district of Kandahar City, told Pajhwok Afghan News […]

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Zaranj faces water scarcity

By The Frontier Post | September 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk ZARANJ: Residents of this capital city of southwestern Nimroz province say a $21.5 million water supply network has failed because 35 percent of the city inhabitants still lack access to clean drinking water. They say former president Hamid Karzai ordered the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) in 2012 to execute Qala-i-Fath […]

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Business

Oil prices climb amid looming US sanctions against Iran

By The Frontier Post | September 11, 2018

SINGAPORE (Agencies): Oil prices rose on Tuesday amid looming US sanctions against Iran’s petroleum industry, despite efforts by Washington to get other major suppliers to make up for the expected disruption. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $67.70 per barrel at 0637 GMT, up 65 cents, or 0.2 percent from their last […]

ITU Telecom World 2018 conference underway in SA

By The Frontier Post | September 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk JOHANNESBURG: Discussions on several technological developments are underway at the International Telecommunication Union Telecom World 2018, which opened in South Africa Monday. “We are at the dawn of a digital revolution that will reshape the way we work, the way we live and the way we relate to each other,” President Cyril Ramaphosa […]

Overseas Pakistanis remit $3.9 billion

By The Frontier Post | September 11, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Overseas Pakistani workers remitted US$ 3966.53 million in the first two months (July to August) of FY19, showing a growth of 13.45% compared with US$ 3496.13 million received during the same period in the preceding year. During August 2018, the inflow of worker’s remittances amounted to US$ 2037.33 million, which is 5.60% […]

SBP rejects rumors about discontinuation of Rs.5000 banknotes

By The Frontier Post | September 11, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Apropos the rumors circulating on social media regarding discontinuation of Rs.5000 banknote, SBP categorically rejects all such rumors and requests the general public to pay no heed to such disinformation. It is further clarified that SBP Act, 1956 clearly defines the roles and responsibilities of different institutions including SBP for issuance, circulation […]

‘Almas Legacy The House of Diamond’ inaugurated

By The Frontier Post | September 11, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Almas Collection Jewellers has a historical Timeline for almost 50 years after the partition. Since its birth, Almas followed its slogan of “Generation Jewellers” and made a tremendous fame in Pakistan. It is proudly the largest privately owned jewelry chain, with shop in Saddar, Zamzama, Dolmen Mall Clifton, Dallas Texas, USA and […]

Qatar Airways inspires travellers to ignite their sense of adventure

By The Frontier Post | September 11, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Qatar Airways is inspiring passengers to ignite their sense of adventure, or take time out to reconnect with family and friends by planning their next escape to one of the many beautiful, unique destinations the airline now has to offer. Whether you are already planning to take a trip, or are still […]

Sports

Najam Sethi likely to face removal, probe over alleged irregularities

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: A report revealing alleged financial and administration irregularities of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi has been submitted to PM-designate Imran Khan, sources told media. As per details garnered, PCB chairman had appointed friends and closed family members on high-level posts. Naila Bhatti was awarded director post just after three month […]

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Peshawar to host three Int’l squash tournaments this year: Qamar Zaman

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2018

PESHAWAR (APP): Former World Champion and Vice President of Pakistan Squash Federation Qamar Zaman Thursday said that Peshawar would host three international tournaments this year including an event for women of worth US $ 45000 at PAF Hashim Khan Squash Complex. Talking to media men during the opening ceremony of the KP Falak Sher Junior […]

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Salah, Ronaldo and Messi on Champions League awards shortlist

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2018

LONDON (Agencies): Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah joined regulars Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi on UEFA’s shortlist for the best forwards who played in Champions League last season, soccer’s European governing body announced on Thursday. Ronaldo, who won the award last year, topped the scoring charts with 15 goals in the competition as Real Madrid won a […]

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Shakib Al Hasan hints he will skip Asia Cup

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2018

DHAKA (Agencies): Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan on Thursday hinted he might skip the Asia Cup in the United Arab Emirates next month to undergo surgery on his finger. “We all know that I have to have a surgery,” Shakib told reporters at Dhaka airport after Bangladesh team’s return from the West Indies. “But I […]

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Hasan Ali, Mohammad Abbas, Faheem Ashraf win PCB awards

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2018

KARACHI (Monitoring Desk): Pace bowlers Mohammad Abbas and Hasan Ali were awarded the best Test player of the year (men) and the best One-day International player of the year (men) while the award for the best emerging player went to all-rounder Faheem Ashraf at the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB)’s annual award ceremony here on Wednesday. […]

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Australia ball-tampering bans ‘shocked’ world

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2018

SYDNEY (Agencies): Ricky Ponting believes the lengthy bans given to former Australia captain Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft for their roles in March’s ball-tampering scandal in South Africa have been a beneficial “shock” to world cricket. Smith and his deputy Warner were given 12-month bans by Cricket Australia, with batsman Bancroft — the […]

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Fashion & Movies

‘Wanted’ actor Inder Kumar passes away at 45

By The Frontier Post | July 28, 2017

NEW DELHI (AFP): Bollywood actor Inder Kumar, who starred in Salman Khan’s film ‘Wanted’, died due to a massive heart attack on Friday, July 28. According to family sources, the actor suffered a heart attack at around 12:30 am while he was at his residence in Four Bungalows, Andheri. Inder worked in several films and […]

Angelina Jolie puts movies aside for cooking

By The Frontier Post | July 27, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AFP): Angelina Jolie has put movie-making on hold to become a better mom, take cooking classes and do ordinary tasks like picking up dog poop. In an interview with Vanity Fair released on Wednesday, the actress said life after splitting in September from husband Brad Pitt was focused on looking after her health […]

Actor Jason Bateman gets Hollywood star

By The Frontier Post | July 27, 2017

Emmy-nominated actor Jason Bateman was honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Wednesday, 30 years after breaking into the movies in “Teen Wolf Too.” “Friends” star Jennifer Aniston, who appeared in five films with Bateman, and Will Arnett, his cast mate on television’s “Arrested Development,” gave speeches paying tribute to his […]

Shazia Manzoor makes music comeback

By The Frontier Post | July 26, 2017

LAHORE (Monitoring Desk): Lollywood playback singer Shazia Manzoor is back to the entertainment circuit following an extended hiatus. With preparations to release her first music album in eight years, it’s no surprise that the veteran artist has locked in Eidul Azha as the release date. Speaking with the private channel, the Raatan Kaaliyan crooner shed light as to why […]

Katrina Kaif leaves fans surprised with no arms ‘push-ups’

By The Frontier Post | July 26, 2017

NEW DELHI (Web Desk): Bollywood diva Katrina Kaif, who is not only known for her glamorous looks but also hard work in gym, has now shown up in new video doing unimaginable stunt. Katrina posted a new short video on Instagram in which she was seen doing push-ups by using her both arms at first […]

Meera announces to contest elections against Imran Khan in Lahore

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2017

LAHORE (NNI): Lollywood actress Meera has announced to contest against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan in Lahore. In an interview, Meera said that she is hundred percent confident over her victory if she joins politics and that the nation will vote me against Imran Khan. She further said that preparations have been started for […]

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