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DGMOs of Pakistan, India agree to avoid targeting civilians in border areas

By The Frontier Post | May 29, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: The Directors General Military Operations of Pakistan and India have agreed to implement peace accord and avoid targeting civilians in border areas. The agreement came during a special hotline contact between the two sides, the ISPR said Tuesday. “They reviewed the prevailing situation along the Line of Control and Working Boundary and […]

NAB arrests ex-MD KWSB, others for making billions through illegal allotments

By The Frontier Post | May 29, 2018

F.P.Report KARACHI: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Tuesday informed it has arrested a retired military official and there others for making billions through illegal allotment of government land in Karachi. The arrest, NAB spokesman told, has been made in Karachi and Rawalpindi during the last couple of days. The arrested accused were identified as former […]

Nawaz facing trial because of his children’s wrongdoing: Fawad Chaudhry

By The Frontier Post | May 29, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Leader of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Fawad Chaudhry has said that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif is facing trial because of his corruption and adding that it was his children’s greed which lead him to this stage. He was responding to Maryam Nawaz’s press conference earlier today. He said that Maryam is […]

Avenfield properties case: Maryam Nawaz says she has been targeted to pressurize Nawaz Sharif

By The Frontier Post | May 29, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Leader of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Maryam Nawaz has claimed that she has been dragged to court and included my name in Avenfield to pressurize his father and former prime minister Nawaz Sharif. Maryam Nawaz said this while addressing to a press conference on Tuesday in Islamabad. She said that her statement […]

Controversial book: Nawaz demands to form national inquiry commission

By The Frontier Post | May 29, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif has appreciated the government decision of appointing Nasirul Mulk as caretaker PM and adding that he is the most suitable person for the slot as his services as Chief Justice of Pakistan are appreciable. Nawaz said this while talking to media on Tuesday. Nawaz said that Nasirul-Mulk […]

People should not forget PML-N’s achievements when voting, says PM Abbasi

By The Frontier Post | May 29, 2018

F.P. Report ABBOTTABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) put the country on the road of development and urged people to keep that in mind when they vote in the general elections which is scheduled to be held on 25 July this year. PM Abbasi said this while addressing […]

Global

Saudi detains Turkish army attaché to Kuwait: reports

By The Frontier Post | May 6, 2018

DUBAI (AFP): Saudi authorities have detained the Turkish military attache to Kuwait for his suspected involvement in a foiled coup against the rule of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, local media reported on Monday. The attache, identified as Mikail Gullu, was arrested at an airport in the eastern Saudi city of Dammam as he attempted to […]

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Lebanese vote in first general election in nine years

By The Frontier Post | May 6, 2018

BEIRUT (Reuters): Voting began on Sunday in Lebanon’s first general election for nine years, an event seen as unlikely to upset the overall balance of power but important for economic stability. Television broadcasts showed people queuing at polling stations across the tiny Mediterranean country to cast their votes under new electoral rules. Cars and mopeds […]

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Rouhani says plans in place for any Trump decision on nuclear deal

By The Frontier Post | May 6, 2018

DUBAI (AFP): President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday Iran had plans to respond to any move by U.S. President Donald Trump on the 2015 nuclear agreement and the United States would regret a decision to exit the accord. Trump has said unless European allies rectify ‘flaws’ in Tehran’s nuclear agreement with world powers by May […]

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Seven Indian engineers kidnapped in Afghanistan: police

By The Frontier Post | May 6, 2018

KABUL (Reuters): Seven Indian engineers and an Afghan national working for a power plant in northern Baghlan province of Afghanistan were kidnapped on Sunday, officials said. Zabihullah Shuja, spokesman for Baghlan police, said the engineers were travelling to a government-run power station in a minibus when unknown gunmen abducted them and their Afghan driver. Two […]

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Thousands stage anti-Macron protest

By The Frontier Post | May 6, 2018

PARIS (AFP): Tens of thousands marched through central Paris on Saturday to protest against President Emmanuel Macron’s sweeping reforms, a year after he took office. Some 2,000 security forces including riot police were deployed just in case a generally good-natured rally went the same way as May Day protests hijacked by anarchists. Marchers gathered from […]

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Iranian tanker disaster probe ends in split verdict

By The Frontier Post | May 6, 2018

TEHRAN (Reuters): A committee investigating a collision between an Iranian tanker and a Chinese freighter has come to diverging conclusions over the causes of the worst oil ship disaster in decades, Iran’s state television reported on Saturday. The Panama-registered Sanchi, run by Iran’s top oil shipping operator NITC, collided with the CF Crystal, registered in […]

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Pakistan

No organization would be allowed to collects hides

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2018

Hafiz Aziz-u-Rehman HAFIZABAD: No organization would be allowed to collect hides of the sacrificial animals on Eid-ul-Azha without getting prior permission/ NOC of the District administration and the violators of law would be dealt with sternly, Deputy Commissioner Adnad Arshad Aulakh said here. He said that those willing to collect hides should submit their application […]

Sale of sacrificial animals decorating stuff on the rise

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: A wide-range of decorating items for sacrificial animals is on display at special cattle market of the federal capital in I -12 sector, which is attracting customers to get their goats, cows, sheep and camels in a different style for Eid-ul-Azha. Seasonal businessmen have also jumped in to cash the opportunity by […]

Aleem, Iqbal and Yasmin out of race for Punjab CM’s slot

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) suoremo and PM-in-waiting Imran Khan on Wednesday concluded consultation on name of Punjab’s Chief Minister, sources privy to party said. Inside-aware further revealed Aleem Khan, Mian Aslam Iqbal and Yasmin Rashid were out of the race for Punjab’s highest position. Sources further added the Punjab CM [to be] hails […]

Abdul Quddus Bizenjo takes oath as Balochistan Assembly speaker

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2018

F.P. Report QUETTA: Abdul Quddus Bizenjo took oath as the 15th speaker of the Balochistan Assembly on Thursday. Bizenjo secured 39 votes in the election for speaker. He was administered oath by the outgoing speaker Raheela Durrani. He has also served as the deputy speaker of the Balochistan Assembly from June 2013 to May 2015. […]

PML-N has rendered sacrifices for the country: Nawaz Sharif

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Former prime minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif, who is imprisoned in Adiala Jail after being convicted in Avenfield reference, said that the PML-N has rendered sacrifices for the country. A PML-N delegation including Musadiq Malik, Marriyum Auragzeb, Chaudhry Tanveer, Pervaiz Rasheed, Maiza Hameed met the ex-PM at Adiala […]

PTI nominates Shah Farman as Governor KP

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has decided to nominate Shah Farman as the next Governor of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The decision was made during a consultative meeting chaired by PTI chairman Imran Khan at his residence in Banigala, who ultimately approved to nominate Farman for the coveted post. The PTI has already announced to nominate […]

Afghanistan

Govt approves new contracts values of 22.1 billion Afghanis

By The Frontier Post | February 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Afghan government has approved ten new contracts having a total value of 22.1 billion Afghanis, the Office of the President, ARG Palace said Monday. The new contracts were approved during a meeting of the National Procurement Commission chaired by President Ashraf Ghani. The ARG Palace released the details of some of […]

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New video shows massive airstrike on ISIS compound

By The Frontier Post | February 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: A new video released by the US military in Afghanistan shows massive airstrike on a compound of the ISIS terrorist group in eastern Nangarhar province. The latest airstrikes were reportedly carried out last week in the vicinity of the restive Achin district amid ongoing air campaign against the terror groups. There are […]

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IWA concerned at shrinking public role in budget making

By The Frontier Post | February 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Transparency in Afghanistan’s budget making has increased from 42 to 49 in terms of scores over the past two years, but people’s participation in the exercise has decreased from 27 to 15 marks. Syed Akram Afzali, Integrity Watch Afghanistan (IWA) head, told a press conference here on Monday the IWA and the […]

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Jawzjan police arrest 2 drug smugglers, seize 70kg opium

By The Frontier Post | February 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk SHEBRGHAN: Police have detained two people in connection of trafficking narcotics in northwestern of Jawzjan province, official said Monday. Col. Abdul Hafiz Khashi deputy Jawzjan police chief told Pajhwok Afghan News that two persons named Baryali and Mohammad Afzal who were trafficking 70 kilograms of opium from the Chaharbolak district of Balkh province […]

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Female officers to receive computer training

By The Frontier Post | February 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL:  A professional computer training course has been launched for the female officers of the 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan Military in North of Afghanistan. The 209th Shaheen Corps said the training has kicked off in the Communications School of the Shaheen Corps and around 32 officers are currently being trained in […]

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‘IEC to be cleaned of fraudulent people’

By The Frontier Post | February 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The high council of national and jihadi fronts of Afghanistan announced support for the Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Monday. The IEC leadership said the election commission would be cleaned of fraudulent people to earn the support of this organization. The leadership of IEC and leaders and representatives of high council of […]

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Business

Google to restrict ads on cryptocurrencies

By The Frontier Post | March 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Google will ban the advertisements of cryptocurrencies and related products starting from June as part of its financial services policy, the search engine said on Wednesday. “In June 2018, Google will update the financial services policy to restrict the advertisement of Contracts for Difference, rolling spot forex, and financial spread betting,” Google […]

‘FTA between Pakistan, Turkey will boost trade’

By The Frontier Post | March 15, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Senior Vice President of Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI), Syed Mazhar Ali Nasir has said that Pakistan and Turkey are time tested friends and their economic ties are based on longstanding and deep rooted bilateral relationship providing economic and political support to each other. He said that there […]

PPL donates Rs20m to Indus Hospital

By The Frontier Post | March 15, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL) donated Rs. 20 million to Indus Hospital (IH) for construction and setting-up of an 8-bed general ward at its upcoming Lahore-based facility. MD & CEO PPL Syed Wamiq Bokhari presented the donation cheque to Executive Director Medical Services, Indus Health Network Dr. Muhammad Shamvil Ashraf and Senior Manager […]

Date exporters, traders meet secretary

By The Frontier Post | March 15, 2018

F.P. Report KAHIRPUR: On the directives of Secretary TDAP, TDAP Sukkur office with the collaboration of District Government Khairpur arranged a meeting of date exporters and traders with Secretary TDAP at Darbar Hall, Deputy Commissioner Khairpur office. The meeting was attended by date exporters and traders from Sukkur Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Khairpur Chamber […]

Turk treasury borrows nearly $687m through auction

By The Frontier Post | March 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: The Turkish Treasury borrowed 2.65 billion Turkish liras ($686.9 million) from domestic markets on Tuesday, according to an official statement. The Treasury Under secretariat reported that an auction was held for six-year fixed rate notes (semiannually, re-open, third issue). The government bonds will be settled on Wednesday and mature on Jan. 18, […]

Al Baraka and six of its units win Islamic Finance News Awards for 2017

By The Frontier Post | March 14, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The Bahrain based leading Islamic banking group Al Baraka Banking Group B.S.C. (ABG) announced that the Group and six of its units won Islamic Finance News Awards 2017 through the annual comprehensive referendum conducted by the Islamic Finance News magazine. Al Baraka Banking Group won Bahrain Deal of the Year Award and […]

Sports

In Pakistan to prove football unites the world, says Karembeu

By The Frontier Post | February 4, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: French FIFA World Cup winner Christian Karembeu said on Saturday that he was happy to be sharing in the historic stopover of the FIFA World Cup trophy in Pakistan, as he, along with other local stars, landed here earlier today on the trophy tour. In an exclusive interview with Private news channel […]

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Mayweather may join MMA fight

By The Frontier Post | February 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk LOS ANGELES: MMA fighter Conor McGregor switched to the boxing ring to make one of the richest professional fights in history possible and now Floyd Mayweather hints he might return the favour. Mayweather, who hasn’t fought since knocking out McGregor in that boxing match last year, teased fans Friday night by posting a […]

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Djokovic undergoes treatment for elbow

By The Frontier Post | February 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk PARIS: Former world number one Novak Djokovic revealed Friday that he has undergone “a small medical intervention” in an attempt to cure his long-standing right elbow injury. The 12-time Grand Slam title winner admitted that he had been deluged with conflicting medical advice but opted for the procedure after rest and recuperation failed […]

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Man United fighting to be second best: Mourinho

By The Frontier Post | February 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk MANCHESTER: Jose Mourinho effectively conceded the Premier League title to Manchester City on Friday, admitting that his Manchester United side are competing to be “first of the last” in the table. United lost in midweek at Tottenham, allowing their local rivals to open up a commanding 15-point lead, with just 13 games remaining. […]

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Astroturf ground completed

By The Frontier Post | February 4, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Hockey Astroturf ground named after legend hockey player Shahnaz Sheikh has been completed  in Rawalpindi under the auspices of Punjab government. The Astroturf ground has been carved in Muslim High School opposite Municipal Stadium Satellite Town Rawalpindi. Chief Minister (CM) Punjab Mian Shahbaz Sharif will soon inaugurate this ground. However an exhibition […]

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Australia thrash New Zealand in opener

By The Frontier Post | February 3, 2018

SYDNEY (AFP): Power hitters Chris Lynn and Glenn Maxwell propelled Australia to a convincing seven-wicket victory over New Zealand in the first Trans-Tasman T20 Tri-series match at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Saturday. Lynn (44 runs from 33 balls) and Maxwell (40 not out from 24 balls) shared in a scorching 77-run stand from just […]

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