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COAS approves death penalty of 12 terrorists

By The Frontier Post | July 2, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javaid Bajwa has confirmed the death sentences of 12 hardcore terrorists. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement Monday the terrorists were involved in the attack on the Para Chinar Imam Bargah and killing of 26 civilians and injured 133. The ISPR statement said that […]

Nisar says contesting elections against PML-N, PPP leadership

By The Frontier Post | July 2, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Former Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said on Monday that his contest is against the leadership of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz and Pakistan Peoples’ Party. While addressing a public gathering, the senior politician from Chakri said he shouldn’t be compared with any ordinary MPA or MNA rather he is contesting against Nawaz […]

CJP directs Air Blue to provide compensation to 2010 crash victims

By The Frontier Post | July 2, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar has ordered Air Blue management to pay compensation to families of passengers, who died in the crash of its airliner in 2010. He issued these orders while hearing a case in Islamabad Monday regarding nonpayment of compensation to the families of the victims of three […]

BHC disqualifies PPP Balochistan leader from contesting election

By The Frontier Post | July 2, 2018

F.P. Report QUETTA: Provincial leader of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Ali Madad Jattak was disqualified by Balochistan High Court (BHC) on Monday and stopped him from contesting elections. A two-member BHC bench comprising Justice Naeem Akhtar Afghan and Justice Nazeer Langoor declared the PPP leader Jattak ineligible to contest elections. Ali Madad Jattak had appealed […]

PML-N trying to fill controversy in upcoming polls: Fawad Chaudhry

By The Frontier Post | July 2, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Spokesperson of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Fawad Chaudhry has said that Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz trying to make the upcoming general elections controversial by giving some unnecessary statements by some of its leader. Chaudhry condemned the PML-N narrative which he alleged was aimed at making the upcoming polls controversial. He said this while addressing […]

Imran eyeing to enter in power with support of turncoats: Abbasi

By The Frontier Post | July 2, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister and senior leader of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Shahid Khaqan Abbasi criticized the PTI chief Irman Khan for collecting the lotas of all parties. Abbasi said this while addressing to party gathering at Bhara Kahu area of Islamabad during his election campaign for NA-53. He said that Imran Khan […]

Global

EU, UN urge Italy, Malta to let in drifting migrant ship

By The Frontier Post | June 12, 2018

ROME (Reuters): The European Union and the United Nations refugee agency called for a swift end to a political standoff that has left 629 migrants on a rescue ship drifting at sea after Italy refused to let it dock. The ship, with 629 rescued migrants, including 123 unaccompanied minors, 11 other children and seven pregnant […]

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Pilot injured in US F-15 crash

By The Frontier Post | June 12, 2018

TOKYO (AP): The pilot of a US F-15C fighter jet was hospitalized in serious condition after it crashed Monday in waters south of Okinawa in southern Japan, the Air Force said. The pilot, who was not identified, ejected and was rescued by the Japan Air Self-Defense Force. The cause of the 6:30 a.m. crash is […]

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Martinelli extradited from US

By The Frontier Post | June 12, 2018

MIAMI (AFP): Panamanian former president Ricardo Martinelli was extradited to his home country Monday to face charges of spying on journalists and political opponents. Martinelli, president 2009-2014, was transferred from the federal prison in Miami to the Opa Locka Executive Airport, where he was placed on a flight to Panama City around 6:20 am (1020 […]

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Justin Trudeau to Trump: Canada ‘will not be pushed around’

By The Frontier Post | June 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk TORONTO: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau forcefully responded to Donald Trump’s trade threats at the Group of Seven summit in Quebec, vowing that Canada won’t be “pushed around” in a confrontation with the U.S. The war of words between Trudeau and Trump escalated after the U.S. president left the meeting early. Trump fired […]

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100 years of voting: British marches celebrate suffragettes

By The Frontier Post | June 11, 2018

LONDON (AP) — Thousands of women gathered Sunday to turn British cities into rivers of green, white and violet to mark 100 years since the first U.K. women won the right to vote. Part artwork, part parade, “Processions” will see women march through London, Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast clad in the colors of the suffragette […]

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Florida stopped background checks on concealed weapon permits

By The Frontier Post | June 11, 2018

FLORIDA (Agencies): For over a year, Florida allowed citizens to obtain concealed weapon permits without a background check because an employee couldn’t log in to a national database that tracked people deemed unfit to own weapons in other states, a previously unreported government investigation has revealed. The 2017 document, which was first reported on Friday […]

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Pakistan

‘Birth control for better utilization of national resources’

By The Frontier Post | September 8, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Punjab Minister for Health Minister Dr. Yasmin Rashid has said that birth control was the only way for better utilization of national resources. She was delivering lecture on the topic of “Mother and Child Health and Family Planning” at Fatima Jinnah Medical University (FJMU) here, Friday. While showing concern on “population explosion” […]

52 ghost schools of SEF unearthed in Sindh

By The Frontier Post | September 8, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: As many as 52 ghost schools of the Sindh Education Foundation (SEF) were uncovered across the province, revealed on Friday. According to details, Rs50 million had been allocated for the ghost schools by the SEF, which is a public-private partnership institution providing funds to schools in areas where there are no government […]

Sindh Governor House opened for Public

By The Frontier Post | September 8, 2018

Naimat Khan KARACHI: A large number of students and families thronged to Sindh Governor House here on Friday morning after the Thursday announcement by Governor Sindh, Imran Ismail, that top provincial house will be opened for general public for specific hours. “We have opened Governor House for public at 6am in the morning under the […]

Cheques given to heirs of fallen election staff

By The Frontier Post | September 8, 2018

F.P. Report TIMERGARA: Provincial election commissioner Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pir Maqbool Shah on Friday gave away compensation cheques of Rs 1 million each to heirs of a woman presiding officer and a police constable during a function held at the Timergara police line. Both the officials of a women polling station No 45, government girls’ high […]

Renowned writer Nisar passes away

By The Frontier Post | September 8, 2018

F.P. Report SWABI: Renowned writer, intellectual, actor, director and former Director Radio Pakistan Peshawar, Nisar Muhammad Khan passed away after protracted illness here on Friday. Nisar Muhammad Khan was suffering from cancer for last five years and he breathed his last due to the same disease. The deceased was author of many books and he […]

PRs planted 184000 saplings on directives of PM: Sheikh Rashid

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Pakistan Railways (PRs) Sheikh Rashid Ahmed has said that the PRs have planted 184,000 plants on directives of Prime Minister Imran Khan. Minister PRs Sheikh Rashid Ahmed was speaking after inaugurating a plant-nursery at Margalla Railway Station on Friday. In Margalla nursery, initially 25000 seeds have been sowed, which […]

Afghanistan

Taliban threaten to avenge killings in Dash-e-Archi airstrike

By The Frontier Post | April 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Demanding impartial investigations into Dasht-e-Archi airstrike that killed and wounded dozens of civilians, the Taliban have threatened to avenge the death of seminary students. “On the instructions of Americans, the Kabul administration’s troops bombarded a civilian gathering arranged in connection with the graduation of religious scholars and Hufaz at a seminary in […]

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Hamdard returns, vows to be active in Balkh politics

By The Frontier Post | April 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk MAZAR-I-SHARIF: A former governor and member of the Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) leadership council, Juma Khan Hamdard, says he would launch his political activities soon in northern Balkh province. Addressing a political gathering in Mazar-i-Sharif, the provincial capital, Hamdard in a reference to future elections, asked the masses to be clever and avoid repeating […]

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Tuberculosis: 5,736 tested positive

By The Frontier Post | April 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: In total 5,736 people have been diagnosed Tuberculoses (TB) positive in eastern Nangarhar province last year, the Public Health Department (PHD) said. In Nangarhar, 82 free TB treatment centers, including 15 special centers, exist. TB is a deadliest disease which claims lives of thousands of people in Afghanistan and the world annually. […]

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Two pro-govt local militiamen killed

By The Frontier Post | April 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk SHABARGHAN: Taliban gunmen killed two pro-government local militiamen and wounded another in northern Jowzjan province, police said Thursday. The clash occurred near the centre of Aqcha district after Taliban attacked Aqchanuma Post, said Abdul Hafiz Khashi, security chief of Jowzjan police. He told AIP that two pro-government local militiamen were killed and another […]

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Anger grows in Kabul over deadly seminary bombing

By The Frontier Post | April 5, 2018

Shadi Khan Saif KABUL: The reported killings of dozens of civilians in Monday’s air raid on a religious seminary by Afghan forces have sparked an outcry in the country. As the government promised to thoroughly investigate the deadly incident in northern Kunduz province’s Dasht-e-Archi district, Hezb-e-Islami party led by former Mujahedeen leader Gulbu-ddin Hekmatyar on […]

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Atmar, US diplomat confer on Afghan peace campaign

By The Frontier Post | April 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: National Security Advisor (NSA) Mohammad Hanif Atmar and US Deputy Chief of Mission in Kabul have discussed a range of issues, including the Afghan peace process. The NSA tweeted that Wolesi Jirga and district council elections were discussed at his meeting with Annie Pforzheimer late on Tuesday. Ms. Annie reaffirmed America’s continued […]

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Business

Investors turn wary after Trump announces US withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal  

By The Frontier Post | May 9, 2018

Monitoring Desk MANILA: London copper edged higher on Wednesday after sliding more than 1 per cent in the previous session, but the gains were capped with investors cautious after the United States pulled out of an international nuclear deal with Iran. US President Donald Trump said he would reimpose US economic sanctions on Iran to […]

BT cotton varieties must be sown till May 31

By The Frontier Post | May 9, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Cotton growers advised to complete the sowing of BT varieties at the earliest and maximum by May 31. A spokesman for the Punjab Agriculture Department said here Tuesday that BT cotton varieties include FH-142, IUB-13, MNH-988, CIM-600, IM-598, AGC-999, AGC-777, MNH886, VH305, VH259, Nayyab 878, Sitara 11, BH-178, CIM 602, FH LALAZAR, […]

Pakistan homemade furniture market has a huge opportunity

By The Frontier Post | May 9, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Furniture Council (PFC) Chief Executive Mian Kashif Ashfaq Tuesday said Pakistan local handmade traditional and world class furniture market, which is expected to grow in worth to over 10 billion dollars over a decade has a huge opportunity for furniture exporters across Asia. Briefing a meeting of board of directors after […]

Chinese companies want JVs, investment

By The Frontier Post | May 9, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: A delegation of Chinese companies led by Jia Jiqing, Director, Division of Asian Affairs, Department of Commerce of Shandong Province of China on Tuesday visited Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry and showed interest in JVs and investment in Pakistan to manufacture aluminum products, solar energy products, automobiles and agricultural machinery. The […]

PMEX index closes at 3,442 points

By The Frontier Post | May 9, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The Pakistan Mercantile Exchange Limited (PMEX)’s commodity index on Monday closed at 3,442 points; with the traded value of metals, energy and COTS/FX recorded at 3.995 billion. The number of lots traded was 5,879, said a PMEX statement on Tuesday. (The data is compiled and released after 24 hours.) Major business was […]

Alibaba group buys Pakistani e-commerce website Daraz

By The Frontier Post | May 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk FRANKFURT: Alibaba Group has bought the entire share capital of Rocket Internet’s South Asian e-commerce platform Daraz Group, Rocket Internet said on Tuesday. Daraz, founded in Pakistan in 2012, operates online marketplaces in Pakistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Nepal. The unit will continue to operate under the same brand following the sale […]

Sports

Joshua defeats Parker to become WBO champion

By The Frontier Post | April 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk CARDIFF: Anthony Joshua called for a heavyweight unification fight with Deontay Wilder, saying it was “not time to sit back and enjoy the ride”, after beating Joseph Parker in Cardiff on Saturday. Joshua added Parker’s World Boxing Organisation heavyweight title to his International Boxing Federation and World Boxing Association belts with a unanimous […]

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Djokovic splits with Agassi

By The Frontier Post | April 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: Andre Agassi says he and Novak Djokovic “agreed to disagree” too often and he has left the former world number one’s coaching team. Eight-time Grand Slam champion Agassi, 47, became Djokovic’s head coach last May. The 30-year-old Serb has struggled to rediscover his 12-time Grand Slam title-winning form following a lengthy setback […]

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Ashiq retains 57th National Amateur Golf Championship

By The Frontier Post | April 2, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Ashiq Hussain retained the title of the 57th National Amateur Golf Championship for the second consecutive years with his gross four over par 292 over 72 holes here at PAF Golf Course on Sunday. Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Engr. Iqbal Zafar Jhagra was the chief guest on this occasion. Lt. Gen Mian Muhammad […]

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England in strong position at end of third day

By The Frontier Post | April 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk CHRISTCHURCH: England were in a strong position to win the second test against New Zealand and level their two-match series as they extended their lead to 231 runs when bad light stopped play three overs early on the third day at Hagley Oval on Sunday. Captain Joe Root was 30 not out, while […]

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Pakistan wins against West Indies as International cricket returns to Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | April 2, 2018

Pakistan thrashed a depleted West Indies side by 143 runs in the first Twenty20 on Sunday at the National Stadium in Karachi, the first international match in the city after nine years. Pakistan, the world’s top-ranked T20 side, equalled their highest total in the format of 5-203 in 20 overs before bowling West Indies out […]

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WI team arrives in Karachi for T20 series

By The Frontier Post | April 1, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: West Indian team has reached Karachi for the T20 series with Pakistan in National Stadium on Sunday. The 11 member West Indian team was welcomed by the Minister of Sports, Muhammad Bux Khan Mahar who presented the whole squad with the traditional Sindhi ‘Ajrak’ and cap. Karachi is hosting an international match […]

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