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PML-N will give tough time to horse-trading parties in Senate polls: PM Abbasi

By The Frontier Post | February 10, 2018

F.P. Report MIANWALI : Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Saturday said the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) will compete in the upcoming Senate elections against parties involved in the horse-trading. Addressing the inaugural ceremony of a gas supply project here at Esa Khel, the premier said the results of General Elections 2013 are evident […]

CJP directs ATC to decide Zainab case within 7 days

By The Frontier Post | February 10, 2018

–Disposes of suo moto notice of Zainab murder case F.P. Report LAHORE: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday directed the special Anti Terrorism Court (ATC) hearing the Zainab murder case, to give its verdict, in seven days. Hearing was held at the Supreme Court Lahore Registry Saturday. Inspector General Punjab Police […]

CTD probes another alleged extrajudicial killing by Rao Anwar

By The Frontier Post | February 10, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The Counter Terrorism Department on the direction of Sindh Inspector General AD Khawaja started a probe into Junaid Abro ‘encounter’ conducted by suspended SSP Rao Anwar on December 26, 2017, sources informed on Saturday. In their statement to the enquiry team, Abro’s family maintained that the deceased arrested on December 25 from […]

Kashmir issue is alive at UN: Maleeha

By The Frontier Post | February 10, 2018

NEW YORK (APP): Pakistan will stand by the Kashmiri people and support their just struggle for self-determination until the achievement of their goal, Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi told a large gathering of Pakistanis and Kashmiris in New York. Presiding over a meeting organized by the Consulate General of Pakistan to mark Kashmir Solidarity Day, she said […]

MQM-P inches towards bifurcation

By The Frontier Post | February 9, 2018

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan, which emerged as a major one of the MQM’s factions in wake of Altaf Hussain’s anti-Pakistan speeches in August 2016 is about to bifurcate into two groups led by Farooq Sattar, the incumbent chief, and Amir Khan. The MQM-P’s coordination committeeo Friday said that it had exercised its […]

Gen Bajwa confirms death sentences of seven hardcore terrorists

By The Frontier Post | February 9, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Friday confirmed the death sentences awarded to another seven hardcore terrorists. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the militants were convicted by military courts and were involved in heinous offences related to terrorism, including killing of innocent civilians, attacking law enforcement agencies […]

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Global

North Korea flouts sanctions, earning $200 mln from banned exports: UN

By The Frontier Post | February 3, 2018

UNITED NATIONS (AFP): North Korea is flouting sanctions by exporting coal, iron, steel and other banned commodities, earning nearly $200 million in revenue last year, a UN report said on Friday. A UN panel of experts also found evidence of military cooperation by North Korea to develop Syria’s chemical weapons programs and to provide Myanmar […]

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Four migrants reported injured in Italian shooting: media

By The Frontier Post | February 3, 2018

ROME (Reuters): A man opened fire on passersby in the central Italian city of Macerata on Saturday, injuring at least four African migrants in an attack that might be racially motivated, local media reported. The mayor of Macerata, located about 200 km (125 miles) east of Rome, appealed to locals to remain indoors. “Stay at […]

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London mosque attacker jailed for at least 43 years

By The Frontier Post | February 2, 2018

LONDON (AA): The man convicted of murder and attempted murder in last year’s terror attack on Muslim worshippers in London was handed a life sentence on Friday of a minimum of 43 years behind bars. Darren Osborne, 48, killed a Muslim worshipper, Makram Ali, and injured 11 others last June when he plowed a van […]

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Palestinians slam, Israel lauds Haniyeh terror listing

By The Frontier Post | February 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk RAMALLAH/JERUSALEM: A U.S. decision to add Hamas chief Ismail Haniyeh to its terrorism blacklist has drawn condemnation from Palestinian groups, while Israel has welcomed the move. “The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) rejects and deplores the U.S. Treasury Department’s decision to include Haniyeh on its terrorism list,” Saeb Erekat, secretary of the PLO’s executive […]

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Four N. Cypriot parties sign pact for coalition government

By The Frontier Post | February 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk LEFKOSA: Four Turkish Cypriot political parties on Thursday signed a protocol to form a coalition government. The move comes two days after Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) President Mustafa Akinci passed on the mandate to form a government to Republican Turkish Party (CTP) leader Tufan Erhurman, who came second in the Jan. […]

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Saudi-led coalition strikes Houthi-held site near Sanaa

By The Frontier Post | February 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk SANAA: Saudi-led coalition warplanes on Thursday struck a military airbase held by Yemen’s Shia Houthi militia outside capital Sanaa, witnesses said. “Coalition warplanes targeted the Al-Dailami Airbase near Sanaa International Airport just north of the capital,” one eyewitness said, speaking to Anadolu Agency on condition of anonymity due to security concerns. Eyewitnesses reported […]

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Pakistan

Shujat decides to activate party in KP, Balochistan

By The Frontier Post | February 12, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League (PML) President and former Prime Minister Ch Shujat Hussain has decided to undertake tours of Khyber Pukhtoonkhwah and Balochistan to activate PML in these provinces. He expressed these views on the occasion of Muslim League-N and Tehrik-e-Insaf local body’s representatives and young councilors belonging to Haripur Hazara who called […]

Audience lauds three-day 16th Sufi music festival

By The Frontier Post | February 12, 2018

F.P. Report Lahore: A large number of audience lauded the spell bound performance of renowned Sufi artists in a three-day 16th Sufi mystic music festival going on in Alhamra Cultural Complex, Qadhafi Stadium, Lahore. Eminent singers and musicians amused the jammed packed crowd with instrumental and classical performances besides the Sufi poetry in their melodious […]

‘Why should I do you work’, Jinnah told author seeking to point out mistakes

By The Frontier Post | February 12, 2018

Naimat Khan karachi: There is no institution to have dialogue or a thought process about which direction Karachi should be headed.” Sania Saeed said that “I was born during the time of dictatorship so we were just thrown into democracy. We didn’t know what to do because we were told what to do and what […]

Two suspects arrested over gang rape of 13-year-old girl in Larkana

By The Frontier Post | February 11, 2018

F.P. Report LARKANA: Police on Sunday arrested two suspects over charges of raping a 13-year-old girl in Gharibabad locality of Larkana, officials said. The victim’s father lodged a complaint with the police on Friday, after which a case was registered Under Section 376 of Pakistan Penal Code, said SSP Tanweer Hussain Tunio. The complainant had […]

Musharraf suggests all Muslim League factions to unite to form 3rd political force

By The Frontier Post | February 11, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chairman, All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) General (Retd) Pervez Musharraf has suggested that all factions of Muslim Leagues should get united to form a third major political force that will build new Pakistan and relieve this country from political and economic chaos. Addressing a public meeting participated by party workers from twin […]

CJP Saqib Nisar visits late Asma Jahangir’s Lahore residence

By The Frontier Post | February 11, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Saqib Nisar Sunday arrived at residence of former president of Supreme Court (SC) bar council and human rights lawyers Asma Jahangir to extend his condolences to the grieving family over her demise. Asma Jahangir passed away earlier today in a Lahore hospital at the age of 66 […]

Afghanistan

50 Taliban reported killed in operation

By The Frontier Post | February 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk KANDAHAR: Kandahar police on Thursday claimed 50 Taliban gunmen were killed during operations in Maiwand and Panjwayee districts. The Afghan defense, however, put the Taliban death toll at 20. The personnel of special units of National Directorate of Security (NDS) engaged Taliban groups in Band-e-Taimour area of Maiwand district and bordering Reg area […]

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CPAG: 592 dead, injured in insurgency incidents

By The Frontier Post | February 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: As many as 228 people were killed and 364 more wounded in hostile attacks in Afghanistan in the first month of the current year, CPAG reported. According to Civilian Protection Advocacy Group (CPAG), the January 2018 proved to be the deadliest and bloodiest month for the residents of Kabul province in which […]

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2017 budget ranked most transparent

By The Frontier Post | February 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Afghanistan’s 2017 budget has been ranked second most transparent budget in the region this year, following Nepal and rendered the score of 49 out of 100, higher than the global average score of 42 by the Open Budget Survey 2017. Finance Minister Eklil Hakimi on Wednesday participated in Open Budget Index launch […]

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Committed to serve Afghans despite traumatic 2017: ICRC

By The Frontier Post | February 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has reaffirmed its commitment to serving the people of Afghanistan in future despite going through a traumatic 2017. Monica Zanarelli, head of ICRC delegation in Afghanistan, told Afghan media in an exclusive interview that the committee would deal with situation in 2018 differently because […]

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New appointments reflect power struggle within Taliban

By The Frontier Post | February 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Taliban’s supreme leader Mullah Haibatullah is quietly planning to grab more power for strengthens the movement ahead of the next fighting season in Afghanistan. At a meeting a few days back, he brought a dozen critical changes to tighten his hold on commanders, followers and the group’s revenue, a senior Taliban leader […]

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Participation of four Afghans in IPL proud moment

By The Frontier Post | February 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Afghan Ambassador to India Dr. Shaida Abdali says the selection of four Afghan cricketers in the Indian Premier League (IPL) shows international confidence in them. During a chat with Afghan media, the diplomat said prominent players from across the world found their way to the IPL. The participation of four Afghan players […]

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Business

Nepra reduces power rates

By The Frontier Post | January 26, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) has agreed on slashing per unit power cost by Rs. 2.99. According to a Nepra spokesman, the prices are being brought down under the fuel adjustments for the month of December. He added that the cost of power generation for December was Rs. 5.11 per unit. […]

Chinese team discuss JVs in SEZs under CPEC with ICCI

By The Frontier Post | January 26, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: A delegation of China’s largest law firm Dacheng Dentons led by Yongqian Xu, Senior Partner visited Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry to discuss establishment of joint ventures between the Chinese and Pakistani private sectors in Special Economic Zones being set up under CPEC project. Speaking at the occasion, Yonggian Xu said […]

UAE ambassador visits LCCI, discusses enhancing mutual trade

By The Frontier Post | January 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk LAHORE: Ambassador of UAE Hamad Obaid Ibrahim Salem Al Zaabi has said that Pakistan and UAE have historic friendly relations and close bond of common faith. Both countries should draw a roadmap to further cement mutual trade and economic ties. He was talking to LCCI President Malik Tahir Javaid, Vice President Zeshan Khalil […]

Mitsubishi to expand investment in Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | January 26, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Mitsubishi Corporation is desired to further expand investment in coal based power projects, water and sewage management in Pakistan. This was expressed by Chairman, Mitsubishi Corporation Ken Kobayashi while talking to Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi at the World Economic Forum in Davos. The Prime Minister appreciated Mitsubishi Corporations’ diverse investment in […]

TDAP holds stakeholder consultative session for strategic trade policy framework 2018-23

By The Frontier Post | January 26, 2018

F.P. Report SUKKUR: At per the directions of Ministry of Commerce Islamabad, TDAP organized a Stakeholder Consultative Session for Strategic Trade Policy Framework 2018-23 at Sukkur. President Sukkur Chamber of Commerce & Industry along with members of export committee, members from Khairpur Chamber of Commerce & Industry, traders, exporters and growers of Sukkur region participated […]

Dollar hits 3-year euro low on Mnuchin remarks

By The Frontier Post | January 26, 2018

LONDON (AFP/APP): The dollar sank to a three-year euro low Thursday after two of Donald Trump’s top cabinet members talked down the currency and hinted at a more belligerent trade policy. The greenback bounced back a little as dealers waited for the European Central Bank’s latest monetary policy decision, due at 1245 GMT. The pound […]

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Sports

Suarez, Messi lead Barcelona comeback

By The Frontier Post | January 30, 2018

Monitoring Desk BARCELONA: Barcelona simply will not lose. It refuses to. Every time it finds itself in a hole, one of its superstars lifts it out. And more often than not, that superstar is either Luis Suarez or Lionel Messi. On Sunday, it was both. Barca trailed 17th-place Alaves for almost 50 minutes at home, […]

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Amir Khan to fight Phil Lo Greco in Liverpool

By The Frontier Post | January 30, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: Britain’s Amir Khan will fight Canadian Phil Lo Greco at the Liverpool Echo Arena on 21 April in his first bout for almost two years. Khan, 31, was beaten by Saul Alvarez in a WBC middleweight title bout in May 2016, his most recent fight. “He will be coming with everything to […]

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U-19 World Cup: Australia reaches final after thrashing Afghanistan in semi final  

By The Frontier Post | January 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk HAGLEY OVAL: Australian secured place in the final of Under-19 World Cup after thrashing the Afghan in the semi final by six wickets on Monday. The fans were expecting a tough contest but it turned out to be a one sided match and it was all over Australian dominance in the match. Afghanistan […]

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PM Abbasi felicitates Pak cricket team over T20 win

By The Frontier Post | January 29, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi congratulated the Pakistan cricket team for the series win against New Zealand. PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Sunday phoned  Captain Sarfraz Ahmed and the management and appreciated the performance of the green team in the T20I in New Zealand and securing the top position in International Cricket Council […]

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Real Madrid roar back with big win at Valencia

By The Frontier Post | January 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk MADRID: Cristiano Ronaldo scored two penalties as stumbling Liga champions Real Madrid hit back from their miserable start to 2018 with a rousing 4-1 win at Valencia on Saturday to move within two points of recapturing third place in La Liga. Ronaldo sent goalkeeper Neto the wrong way to slot in his 100th […]

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VC Islamia College awards cash, gold medal

By The Frontier Post | January 29, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Vice Chancellor Islamia College University Professor Dr. Habib Sunday honored Pakistan No. 1 International Table Tennis player Fahad Khawjah Chitrali for winning triple crowns in the recently held National Master Cup Table Tennis Championship besides winning medals in international event. “We are proud enough that Fahad is our student and like him […]

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Fashion

Meera’s marriage advice for Imran Khan

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2017

LAHORE (Monitoring Desk): Pakistani actress Meera is no stranger to controversy especially when it comes to marriage. Meera on Wednesday appeared before a civil court in a case pertaining to challenging the marriage certificate of Ateeq-ur-Rehman. Meera has maintained that she was not married to Ateeq and the marriage certificate is fabricated. Speaking with reporters […]

Activists of Rajput Hindu group damages theatre for showing Padmavati trailer

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2017

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Hundreds of Shri Rajput Karni Sena activists on Tuesday attacked the cinema hall in Kota to protest against the screening the trailer of ‘Padmavati’ the next movie of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s, which the group claims that the historical character Rani Padmavati was presented in a disrespectful way against the historical facts. Indian […]

Salman wishes to do movies with Shah Rukh, Akshay

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2017

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Mega Bollywood Star, Salman Khan, has said if given the chance, he would love to do movies with Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar and Sanjay Dutt as they were fantastic actors and friends. Dabang Khan said this while talking to media persons at Mumbai. He said that he will work with these […]

Rajput community protest against release of ‘Padmavati’

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2017

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Hundred members of Rajput community protested in Indian state of Gujrat against the Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s upcoming film Padmavati. The protestors claimed that Bhansali in the movie has distorted facts and demanded to stop the release of movie as it depicting the historical Rani Pamavati in a wrong way. Rajput Karni Sena, […]

Alia Bhatt starrer Raazi to be release on May 11 next year

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2017

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Bollywood Actress, Alia Bhatt is excited about her next film with Meghna Gulzar titled Raazi in which she will be seen opposite Vicky Kaushal and it will be release on May 11 next year. Alia Bhatt is playing a spy in the film and shooting of the film had been completed in […]

Rishi Kapoor wants to see Pakistan before he dies

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2017

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Senior Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor wanted to see Pakistan before he dies and he expressed his wish that his children are able to go to Pakistan to see their roots. Kapoor said this while expressing his wish on twitter late night.  Rishi Kapoor who is originally from Peshawar, Pakistan and wanted to […]

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Peshawar

Nine injured in gas cylinder blast

By The Frontier Post | January 28, 2018

Salman Yousafzai PESHAWAR: Nine people including five kids and two women, of the same family, were injured when a gas cylinder exploded due to leakage at a house in Sahaheedabad area of Pandu on Saturday. According to the spokesperson of Rescue 1122, Bilal Ahmad Faizi, a gas cylinder was exploded in a house of one […]

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Promotion of art, literature a noble cause: Irfan Siddiqui

By The Frontier Post | January 28, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Advisor to Prime Minister on National Heritage and Lok Virsa Irfan Siddiqui said the promotion of art and literature was a noble cause and stressed upon the need for proper patronage of the writers in the society. He said this while addressing foundation stone ceremony of Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) here […]

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IGP briefed on progress in Asma case

By The Frontier Post | January 26, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Inspector General of Police (IGP), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Salahuddin Khan Mehsud on Friday visited Mardan where he was briefed upon progress made in Asma’s rape and murder case. The four-year-old Asma was sexually assaulted and strangled to death earlier this month. A DNA test confirmed that she was raped. A statement issued by […]

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Completion of 108MW Golen Gol plan yet another feather in PMLN cap

By The Frontier Post | January 26, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The PMLN Govt has been praised for fulfilling yet another promise by constructing the long-awaited 108MW Golen Gol Hydropower Power project with Rs3.7billion benefits per annum, would immensely help provide inexpensive electricity to people besides bolstering trade and business activities in KP in general and Chitral in particular. The completion of the […]

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Adoption of e-governance inevitable for livestock sector

By The Frontier Post | January 26, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Special Assistant to Chief Minister on Livestock, Mohibullah Khan has termed the adoption of e-governance for the development of livestock sector inevitable. Presiding over a meeting regarding e-governance here in Livestock & Dairy Development here Thursday, he directed the guaranteeing of adoption of e-governance system to make the province self-sufficient in both […]

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Dealers nominated to modify, convert weapon licenses

By The Frontier Post | January 26, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Deputy Commissioner has nominated eight registered arms and ammunition dealers in the district to modify and convert automatic weapons covered by valid arms licenses issued by federal government within prohibited category into semi/ non-automatic weapons by Jan 31. Nominated arms and ammunitions dealers are: M/s Azizullah& Brothers, M/s Javed Iqbal & Sons,M/s […]

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Home Districts

Musician’s role for Pashto language vital

By The Frontier Post | January 26, 2018

F.P. Report SWABI: Speakers in a literary program said that it had widely recognized by historians that the Pashto language musicians and singers had played a distinguished role in the Pashto language strengthening and protecting its unique position during the different invaders and influencing the Pakhtun land. They were speaking on gathering organized in honor […]

Attempt of ice smuggling thwarts at Torkham border

By The Frontier Post | January 26, 2018

Ahmad Nabi LANDIKOTAL: The custom officials foiled a bid of smuggling of ice from Afghanistan to Pakistan by recovering 4 kg from truck here at Torkham border on Thursday. According to custom official sources, collector custom, Peshawar Gul Rehman received secret information of smuggling attempt of drugs via Torkham border. On the direction of the […]

32 countries officials visit Landi Kotal

By The Frontier Post | January 26, 2018

Ahmad Nabi LANDI KOTAL: Thirty two countries forces officials pay a visit to Landi Kotal on Thursday noon and inspected the border management process carried out by Pakistan at the Pak-Afghan sharing western border. The foreign delegation including representative forces officials of Australia, Bangladesh, Canada, Germany, Egypt, France, Azerbaijan, Bulgharia, Iran, Japan, UAE, UK, Korea, […]

Teachers’ come on roads for up gradation

By The Frontier Post | January 26, 2018

F.P. Report TIMERGARA:  Government schools’ teachers on Thursday threatened to set up protest camp at Bani Gala in front of the PTI chief Imran Khan house and observe class boycott on Feb, 1, 2 and 3 if the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government failed to notify time scale formula and one step up gradation for them. Hundreds […]

No progress sans education: Jhagra

By The Frontier Post | January 26, 2018

F.P. Report BARA: Education is milestone for every progress and the countries with high literacy rate lead the world. The government strives hard to impart knowledge to the tribesmen and for the purpose it establishes standardized educational institutions throughout the tribal belt. The views were expressed by the governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa , Iqbal Zafar Jhagra […]

Three killed in different incidents

By The Frontier Post | January 25, 2018

Shafiuddin Shafqi KARAK: Three persons killed in separate incidents in Union Council Teri in the limits of Teri police station. Police sources informed here on Wednesday that in first a 20 years old college student identified as Siraj son of Saeed Khan sustained critical injuries when his motorbike met with an accident near Ahmadi Banda […]

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