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Ahad Cheema remained CM’s Punjab front man, says Imran Khan

By The Frontier Post | February 24, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Imran Khan claimed on Saturday that Ahad Cheema the ex-head of LDA who has been arrested by National Accountability Bureau (NAB) over corruption allegations in Ashiana Housing Scheme was front man of Punjab CM Shehbaz Sharif. Speaking to a press conference in Islamabad, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman said there is a […]

Nawaz needs no ‘stamp’ to be PML-N president: Maryam

By The Frontier Post | February 24, 2018

F.P. Report SARGODHA: Leader of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Maryam Nawaz has said on Saturday that former premier Nawaz Sharif does not need any ‘stamp’ or validation to lead the political front as its president. Daughter of sacked party chief Maryam addressed a ceremony today and rhetorically asked if the people had ever witnessed an […]

Vital official record feared burnt in New Sindh Secretariat Fire

By The Frontier Post | February 24, 2018

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Important files of several ministries, including the Chief Minister Sindh’s secretariat, were burnt as a result of fire in new Sindh Secretariat here on Saturday. Besides CM’s Secretariat, the offices of Health, SNDG, Food and education are situated in the building and it’s feared the official records of all these ministries have […]

Surgical strikes being carried out on country’s political stability: Ahsan Iqbal

By The Frontier Post | February 24, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal on Saturday said that surgical strikes were being carried out on the country’s political stability. Speaking to journalists, Ahsan warned that Pakistan is facing conspiracies and the country’s enemies were working overtime to spread anarchy. He added that any person or institution moving the country towards anarchy could […]

Civilian martyred, three injured in Indian firing at Nakyal sector: ISPR

By The Frontier Post | February 24, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: A civilian was martyred and three others injured when Indian forces opened unprovoked fire at a village in Nakyal sector, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement on Saturday. According to the ISPR, a civilian identified as Mohammad Farooq was martyred in the firing. The injured were transferred to Tehsil […]

Pakistan to go on FATF terror financing list in June

By The Frontier Post | February 23, 2018

ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk): The Financial Action Task Force on Friday decided to place Pakistan back on its terror financing watch-list on a list of countries that financially aid terrorism with effect from June but Islamabad believed the decision was politically motivated that may affect its future cooperation. Despite initially agreeing to Pakistan’s viewpoint, the FATF […]

Global

US & Britain failed to cause Iran unrest: Khamenei

By The Frontier Post | January 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk TEHRAN: Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday that Iran had foiled attempts by the United States and Britain to create unrest during a wave of protests, state media reported. “The enemy now repeatedly makes moves and they are defeated each time,” Khamenei said. “It’s because of the resistance, because of the […]

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India: ‘Love jihad’ harassment triggers suicide

By The Frontier Post | January 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW DELHI: A Hindu woman in southern India took her life after being harassed by members of a right-wing group who accused her of being in a relationship with a Muslim man, police said Tuesday. The 20-year-old woman allegedly committed suicide last Saturday by hanging herself at her residence in Chikkamagaluru district in […]

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Turkey summons Russian, Iranian envoys over Syria

By The Frontier Post | January 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Turkish Foreign Ministry on Tuesday summoned Russian and Iranian ambassadors over Bashar al-Assad regime’s attacks in Syrian city of Idlib, according to a diplomatic official. Russia’s Ambassador to Ankara Alexei Yerkhov and Iranian Ambassador Mohammad Ebrahim Taherian Fard were summoned over Turkey’s “discomfort” on Assad regime’s attacks in Idlib, said the official, […]

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North Korea reconnects military hotline with South

By The Frontier Post | January 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk SEOUL: North Korea reopened a military hotline with the South on Tuesday in a further sign of thawing ties between Seoul and Pyongyang. According to a South Korean government official cited by local news agency Yonhap, the hotline will be fully functioning by Wednesday morning. The move highlighted the progress made by the […]

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Syria says Israel attacked military sites

By The Frontier Post | January 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk DAMASCUS: Syrian military sites came under three Israeli missile attacks near the capital Damascus on Tuesday, according to the Syrian military. Israeli warplanes fired missiles at the outposts in al-Qatefa area in Damascus countryside at 2.40 a.m. (0040GMT) from inside Lebanese airspace, the Syrian army said in a statement cited by the official […]

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Washington freezes $900m in security assistance to Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | January 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: The Pentagon announced Monday it was suspending nearly $1 billion in security assistance to Pakistan. Speaking to reporters, Pentagon spokesperson Col. Rob Manning said the National Defense Authoriza-tion Act for fiscal 2017 provided up to $900 million for Pakistan in Coalition Support Funds, or CSF. “That amount has been suspended, not cancelled […]

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Pakistan

Nation to stand united to make Pakistan strong and counter challenges: Ahsan Iqbal

By The Frontier Post | May 17, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Minister for Interior Ahsan Iqbal has said that defence of nation is possible with strong economy not with guns and menace of terrorism has been stamped out from the country. He stated this while addressing the 31st passing out parade ceremony of Counter Terrorism Force here at Police Line Headquarters. A total […]

Ummah must come up with clear road map for Palestine’s liberation: JI

By The Frontier Post | May 17, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Ameer, Jamaat e Islami, Pakistan Senator Sirajul Haq has said that the Muslim Ummah must come up with a clear road map for Palestine’s liberation as mere verbal condemnation of the Zionist terrorism was not enough. Addressing a large crowd protesting against Israel’s brutalities on the Palestinians here outside the Lahore Press […]

PML-N will defeat all its opponents : Rana Sana Ullah

By The Frontier Post | May 17, 2018

F.P.Report LAHORE: Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah on Thursday said that despite efforts being made to defame the PML-N , The party is strengthen day by day and people were joining the PML-N and their trust were developed on PML-N . Talking to the Media persons at Lahore Rana Sana Ullah said that the interview […]

Rs.3 million will be distributed in each family of slain Kharan laborers: SC

By The Frontier Post | May 17, 2018

F.P. Report QUETTA: The Supreme Court ordered on Thursday to ensure distribution of compensation to families of laborers killed in a targeted attack in Baluchistan. Moreover, the top court directed the Okara police to provide protection to the families. Six laborers were shot dead in Kharan area of Baluchistan on May 4 as they were […]

Baloch admits: No FATA’s merger bill being tabled in parliament

By The Frontier Post | May 17, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Minister for States and Frontier Regions (SAFRON) Lt Gen (R) Abdul Qadir Baloch on Wednesday apprised the National Assembly that currently, no bill regarding merger of FATA was being tabled before the Parliament. Responding to points raised by JUI-F Chief Maulana Fazal ur Rehman and others members, the minister said status quo […]

PTI fighting for rights of Thari people: Qureshi

By The Frontier Post | May 17, 2018

F.P. Report Karachi: Ruling Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) has ignored Tharparkar for last 10 years, but the Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI) is fighting for the rights of poor Thari people, said PTI Vice President Makhdoom Shah Mehmood Qureshi, addressing telephonically to a PTI Workers’ Convention in Mithi on Wednesday. The workers’ convention was held […]

Afghanistan

16 civilians killed in NATO airstrike in Heart

By The Frontier Post | August 30, 2017

F.P. Report HEART: As many as 16 innocent civilians including women and children were killed and seven injured in airstrikes conducted by foreign forces in Zerkoh district of Heart. One Momin Shah, resident of Zerkoh told local media that planes were targeting the Taliban hideout but they took shelter in the local peoples and then […]

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14 IS fighters including a female killed in airstrikes

By The Frontier Post | August 30, 2017

F.P. Report NANGARHAR: As many as 14 militants of Islamic State (IS) were killed in US airstrike conducted in Nangarhar province. Police officials told that airstrikes were carried out in the areas of Achin district and a female member of the ISIS was also among the killed persons. The operation of airstrikes were carried out […]

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Taliban killed two leaders of IS group in Nangarahr

By The Frontier Post | August 29, 2017

F.P. Report JALALABAD: The Taliban killed the important leaders of the Islamic State (IS) on Tuesday in the Nangarhar province. As per detail, two local leaders of IS were arrested by Taliban fighters and later they were killed on the charges of killing innocent civilians and Taliban fighters. Provicial government also confirmed the killing of […]

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Four soldiers killed, five injured in operation against Taliban in Laghman

By The Frontier Post | August 29, 2017

F.P. Report MEHTERLAM: At least four security officials were killed and five others were injured during the military operation on Monday which was conducted in Laghman province. Laghman Governor’s Spokesman, Sarahdi Zwak told media that the Afghan forces launched operation against the insurgents in the area with the titled of Sailab-1-Number-8 in Alishang district on […]

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One killed, 8 injured in explosion

By The Frontier Post | August 29, 2017

F.P. Report KABUL: One person was killed and eight others were injured in a explosion at Kabul around 10am in morning. The confirmed of numbers of deaths and injured are not yet confirmed but the officials of Wazir Akbar Khan hospital confirmed that one person was killed and eight others were injured in the explosion. […]

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US not going anywhere: Tillerson to Taliban

By The Frontier Post | August 28, 2017

F.P. Report WSHINGTON: US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson has said US will start operations in Afghanistan after considering the ground reality of the specifics areas. This he said while giving interview to the news channel. Tillerson said that Taliban should know that we are not going anywhere and operation against them will be started […]

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Business

APTMA urges newly elected PM to reduce cost of doing business

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2017

KARACHI: All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) Acting Chairman Zahid Mazhar has congratulated Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on assuming the office of prime minister of Pakistan and hoped that he will leave no stone unturned for the revival of the textile industry and would take steps towards bringing it to its true worth even in the […]

Apple, Huawei, Amazon gain in sluggish tablet market

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2017

WASHINGTON (APP): Apple, Huawei and Amazon boosted tablet sales over the past quarter, despite the ongoing slump in the overall market for the devices, surveys showed Thursday. Overall tablet sales dropped 3.4 per cent from the same period last year to 37.9 million, according to a survey by research firm IDC. Apple’s nearly 15 per […]

Deputy governor SBP admits he called for depreciation of PKR on 5th of July

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2017

Web Desk Islamabad: In front of a parliamentary panel on Wednesday, Deputy governor State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), Riaz Riazuddin admitted that the decision to depreciate the rupee on the 5th of July was taken on his own. In a briefing to the Senate Standing Committee on Finance, Riazuddin defended his action of not taking […]

Study predicts cement exports may fall to 15% YoY

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2017

Web Desk Karachi: According to a Topline Security report, the country’s cement sales have started on a positive note during July, which is the first month of new financial year 2017-18. The report predicted that it is expected for total cement dispatches to grow 32-36pc year on year (YoY) in July 2017, as per their […]

South Asia becomes global LNG hotspot

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2017

DHAKA (REUTERS): South Asia, long a backwater for energy markets, is emerging as a hotspot for liquefied natural gas (LNG), with Pakistan and Bangladesh set to join India as major consumers, helping to ease global oversupply that has dogged this market for years. Only India and Pakistan currently import LNG in South Asia, taking in […]

Govt to borrow Rs3.75tr in 3 month

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: The government will borrow Rs3.75 trillion from the banking system in August-October, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) reported on Wednesday. The government will borrow Rs3.45tr through market treasury bills (MTBs) and Rs300 billion through Pakistan Investment Bonds (PIBs) in the three-month period. The government, which depends largely on domestic and foreign […]

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Sports

Sharjeel Khan, Khalid Latif likely to be banned for life: sources

By The Frontier Post | August 1, 2017

LAHORE (NNI): Sharjeel Khan and Khalid Latif are likely to be banned for life for their alleged involvement in the spot fixing scandal which rocked the Pakistan Super League earlier this year in Dubai. “We have requested the Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) Tribunal probing into the spot fixing scandal to impose a life ban on […]

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Amir, Imad announce donations for Shahid Afridi Foundation

By The Frontier Post | August 1, 2017

LONDON (NNI): Pakistan left-arm fast bowler Mohammad Amir and all-rounder Imad Wasim have stepped forward to help former captain Shahid Afridi, whose foundation is making a hospital in Thar. A fund raising event was held in London which was attended by Amir and Imad, and both announced 10,000 euros apiece for the Shahid Afridi Foundation […]

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Amir’s classy response to Rohit Sharma’s ‘normal bowler’ remark

By The Frontier Post | August 1, 2017

Mohammad Amir has finally reacted to Indian batsman Rohit Sharma’s comment from last year that the Pakistani pacer is just a “normal” bowler. Rohit, after Amir’s dazzling spell in the 2016 Asia Cup T20 match between India and Pakistan in Dhaka, had infamously downplayed Amir’s skills saying he wasn’t too impressed with the hype surrounding […]

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CA board to decide on pay war’s end

By The Frontier Post | August 1, 2017

SYDNEY: It was the change of the CA board from 14 state-appointed delegates to nine independently-appointed directors in October 2012 that provided a major catalyst for the governing body’s attempt to break up the fixed revenue percentage models at the heart of all collective bargaining agreements between the board and the Australian Cricketers’ Association (ACA) […]

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Moeen Ali takes hat-trick to seal emphatic England win over South Africa

By The Frontier Post | July 31, 2017

LONDON (AFP): Despite a major work by Dean Elgar, who composed a defiant 136, England defeated the South Africans by another almighty margin – 239 runs. Joe Root and his squad now head to Old Trafford in a buoyant mood after this copybook victory, which came at a rush, with a Moeen Ali hat-trick polishing […]

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Pakistan to host two int’l tennis events before year end

By The Frontier Post | July 31, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) will host two back-to-back International Tennis Federation (ITF) Futures (Men’s Professional Circuit events) before the end of ongoing year. “We will host these events in November-December, this year,” President Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) Salim Saifullah told the media. He said each event would carry a prize purse of […]

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