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Extraction of laundered money primary task of Khan’s govt: Fawad

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) spokesperson Fawad Ch on Saturday stated PM-in-waiting Imran Khan has asked envoys of Britain and Saudi Arabia to return laundered money back to Pakistan. He was talking to media in Islamabad. Fawad further added that their government would raise issue of Avenfield reference with UK government soon after assuming […]

14 killed, 33 injured in Kohat oil tanker-bus accident

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2018

F.P. Report KOHAT: At least 14 people were killed and 33 others injured in a dreadful incident of collision between oil tanker and passenger bus in Lachi area, Kohat, on Saturday. Confirming the death toll, Kohat District Police Officer (DPO) Suhail Khalid said the dead included women and children also. He said most of the […]

PPP nominates Khursheed Shah for NA speaker slot

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) on Saturday nominated party leader and former leader of opposition in national assembly Syed Khursheed Shah for the slot of National Assembly Speaker. Khursheed Shah would be the joint candidate of the grand opposition for the top slot. PPP leader Mustafa Nawaz Khokhar said that party chairman Bilawal […]

US should worry about its own Chinese debt: Asad Umar

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader and likely candidate for the post of finance minister in the upcoming government Asad Umar has said that the US should worry about its own Chinese debt and let us worry about our own. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had warned that any potential IMF bailout for […]

LHC orders vote recount in NA-131 Lahore constituency

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Lahore High Court (LHC) on Saturday ordered to recount votes in NA-131 Lahore constituency. Announcing reserved verdict on Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Saad Rafique’s plea, the LHC judge Justice Mamoonur Rasheed barred the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) from issuing notification of PTI chairman Imran Khan’s success NA-131 Lahore constituency. The […]

CJP Saqib Nisar takes notice of attack on girls’ schools in GB

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice Saqib Nisar on Saturday has ordered the government, Secretary Azad Jammu and Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan, and secretary interior to submit reports within the next 48 hours after taking notice of the terrorist attack on 12 girls’ schools in Chilas. According to police officials, at least 12 girls’ schools were attacked […]

Global

Three dead in attack on Afghan midwife training center

By The Frontier Post | July 28, 2018

JALALABAD (Reuters): Gunmen stormed a midwife training center in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Saturday, fighting security forces for several hours and killing three staff. One of the attackers died early in the operation after detonating a suicide bomb but a second held out for several hours before being killed, provincial government spokesman […]

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Heavy rain kills 49 in northern India

By The Frontier Post | July 28, 2018

NEW DELHI (AFP): Heavy monsoon rains have killed at least 49 people in north India’s Uttar Pradesh state since Thursday officials said, as the national weather agency issued further storm warnings. The rain has sparked floods and caused buildings to collapse. Some of the victims died after they were buried by such buildings, while others […]

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Turkey, US relations can be saved, presidential spokesman says

By The Frontier Post | July 28, 2018

ISTANBUL (Reuters): Turkey and the United States can save their relationship, President Tayyip Erdogan’s spokesman said on Saturday after President Donald Trump threatened to slap sanctions on Ankara in a deepening of tensions between the NATO partners. The two countries are at odds over a number of issues including Washington’s policy in Syria, Ankara’s quest […]

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33 killed as Indian bus plunges off mountain road

By The Frontier Post | July 28, 2018

MUMBAI (AFP): A bus carrying university workers plunged off a mountain road into a valley in western India on Saturday killing 33 people, police said. Only one passenger is believed to have survived the accident in Raigad district of Maharashtra state. The bus was taking staff of Dapoli Agriculture University to the popular hill station […]

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Floods force thousands from homes in Myanmar

By The Frontier Post | July 28, 2018

HPAAN (AFP): Floodwaters have forced thousands from their homes in southeast Myanmar, local police said Friday, as authorities and volunteers scrambled to provide food and aid to the victims. Heavy monsoon rains have pounded Karen state, Mon state and Bago region in recent days and show no sign of abating, raising fears that the worst […]

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Zuma says will win case on corruption charges

By The Frontier Post | July 28, 2018

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters): South Africa’s former president Jacob Zuma said on Friday his lawyers had faith they would get the case against him dropped after making his third appearance in court on corruption charges relating to a $2.5 billion arms deal. Zuma, who wore a dark suit and red tie, faces 16 charges of fraud, racketeering […]

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Pakistan

Citizens express resentment over POL, power tariff hike

By The Frontier Post | October 18, 2018

Hafiz Muhammad Aziz-ur-Rehman HAFIZABAD: Local citizens have expressed their resentment over the increase in POL, CNG and electricity tariff and have called upon the government to withdraw unjustified and arbitrary increase which would further create financial problems particularly to poor and middle class. Central President of Kisan Board Amanullah Chatha said that the increase in […]

Anti-narcotics walk conducts in Landikotal

By The Frontier Post | October 18, 2018

Ahmad Nabi LANDIKOTAL: To “Say No” to all narcotics commodities, an awareness walk carried out here in Landikotal Bazaar on Wednesday. The activity was organized under the auspices of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf(PTI)youth wing that was attended by Assistant Commissioner,Landikotal,Muhammad Imran,President anti-narcotics association Khyber chapter Salman Khan, number of PTI youth workers and member of civic society. […]

Police recover 47.5 kg of opium

By The Frontier Post | October 18, 2018

F.P. Report TIMERGARA: The Munda Lower Dir police on Wednesday recovered 47.5 kilogram (38 Sair) of opium hidden in a tyre and empty gas tank in a car and arrested the accused identified as Fazal Subhan. The SDPO Jandool Ajmal Khan and other police officials produced the accused along with the opium seized to the […]

From skies to screens: How Migratory Cranes warned by internet

By The Frontier Post | October 18, 2018

Rafiullah Mandokhail ZHOB: In Pashtoon culture and literature, the crane is considered to be a symbol of beauty, an omen of a happy life and good fortune. The tall flying bird is a famous poetic metaphor in Pashto classical literature, also known as the ‘ambassador of peace’. Indeed, the heart-touching call of the crane once […]

Govt investing in human resource development: Azam

By The Frontier Post | October 17, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Science and Technology Azam Swati on Tuesday said the government was  investing in human resource development and its management as it was aware of its importance. He was addressing as chief guest at the closing ceremony of two days International Conference on  “Emerging Challenges for Organizations in Developing Economies […]

Fawad lambasts PML-N for producing expensive electricity

By The Frontier Post | October 17, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Federal Mister for Information Fawad Chaudhry has said that the Previous of Government of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) committed a “national crime” by subsidizing the electricity in contrast with NEPRA recommendations and inflicted a Rs 36 billion loss to national exchequer monthly. “The thief and public mandate lacking government of PML-N […]

Afghanistan

29 dead, 40 injured in Kabul explosions

By The Frontier Post | April 30, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: At least 29 people were killed and 40 others were injured after twin explosion rocked the Afghan capital Kabul on early Monday morning. Dawood Amin, Kabul Police Chief told Afghan media that the first explosion happened at around 8am local time when a suicide bomber traveling on a motorcycle detonated his explosives […]

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MPs condemn Taliban’s offensive ‘Al Khandaq’

By The Frontier Post | April 30, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Meshrano Jirga members on Sunday criticized what the Taliban call their spring offensive “Al Khandaq” which the upper house members termed “as a war against Islam and Muslims” and urged the ulema council to condemn it strongly. Two days back, the Taliban announced the launch of their spring offensive codenamed Al Khandaq. […]

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Mujahidin to name candidate for presidential vote: CEO

By The Frontier Post | April 30, 2018

Monitoring Desk PARAKH: Chief Executive Officers Dr. Abdullah Abdullah on Sunday said mujahidin would nominate their candidate for next year’s presidential election. Abdulla said this while addressing a gathering marking Mujahidin’s 26th Victory Day in Panjsher province. He asked the people to register as voters to be able to exercise voting their right. He said […]

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War displaces hundreds of families in Qilla Zaal

By The Frontier Post | April 30, 2018

Monitoring Desk KUNDUZ: Clashes between the Afghan forces and Taliban have forced hundreds of families to leave their homes in Qilla Zaal district in Kunduz. Gunfight has intensified in Qilla Zaal district over the past two days. According to local residents, people have left their homes and moved towards the desert between Kunduz and Qilla […]

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Afghan forces recapture Takhar’s Gortepa area

By The Frontier Post | April 30, 2018

Monitoring Desk KUNDUZ: The Afghan forces recaptured Gortepa area in Takhar’s Khawaja Ghar district from Taliban on Sunday, officials said. The Taliban captured most parts of Gortepa area, Takhar police spokesman Abdul Khalil Aseer told Afghan Islamic Press (AIP). The Afghan forces retook the entire area from Taliban as a result of military operation early […]

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Construction of houses, apartments to kick off soon

By The Frontier Post | April 30, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Laghman provincial and Ministry of Urban Development and Housing (MUDH) officials are saying that the construction of 4000 residential houses and apartments will kick off soon in Laghman province. The provincial government said Sunday that the Minister of Urban Development and Housing Syed Sadat Mansoor Naderi informed regarding the plans for […]

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Business

Textile exports surge 8.13% in 10 months

By The Frontier Post | May 23, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The exports in textile and clothing group recorded an increase of 8.13 percent during first 10 months of current fiscal year (July-April) 2017-18 as compared to same period of last year. The textile group’s exports from the country jumped to 11.13 billion during July-April (2017-18) against the exports worth of $10.3 billion […]

U.S. likely to remove ban on Chinese ZTE equipments

By The Frontier Post | May 22, 2018

BEIJING (Reuters) – Washington and Beijing are nearing a deal that would remove an existing U.S. order banning American companies from supplying Chinese telecommunications equipment maker ZTE Corp, two people briefed on the talks told Reuters. The people, who declined to be identified because negotiations are confidential, said the deal could include China removing tariffs […]

Sony to become world’s No.1 music publisher after taking control of EMI

By The Frontier Post | May 22, 2018

TOKYO (Reuters) – Sony Corp (6758.T) said on Tuesday it would pay about $2.3 billion to gain control of EMI, becoming the world’s biggest music publisher in an industry that has found new life in streaming services. The acquisition, which gives Sony a catalogue of more than 2 million songs from artists such as Kanye […]

Tesla needs to increase sell of expensive model for the company survival

By The Frontier Post | May 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced the final details of the dual-motor, all-wheel drive version of the Model 3 over the weekend, including a top-of-the-line variant that is more expensive than a base-level Model S or X. While we’ve known for a long time that these were coming, this is the most clarity […]

Progressive groups launch campaign to break up Facebook

By The Frontier Post | May 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: A coalition of left-leaning groups have launched an ad campaign to petition the Federal Trade Commission to break up Facebook, saying that it has become a monopoly. The campaign, dubbed “Freedom from Facebook,” calls for the FTC to spin off WhatsApp, Instagram, and Messenger into separate businesses, to develop “interoperability standards,” […]

Joylong to launch commercial vehicles in Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | May 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Chinese auto manufacturer Joylong is all set to launch its light commercial vehicles in Pakistan. Jiangsu Joylong Automobile Co Ltd.’s local subsidiary, Joylong Pakistan, will launch Vans in Pakistan by importing CBU’s (completely built units). The company will bring four different variants of coasters and Hiace-like vans. Rehan Meghani, Joylong Pakistan’s Chairman […]

Sports

Pakistan to host football championship

By The Frontier Post | April 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk LAHORE: Pakistan is to host a series of international soccer competitions, with three regional tournaments set to be played in the country over the next three years. They will be the first events since the restoration of the Pakistan Football Federation’s (PFF) membership of world soccer body FIFA in March 2018. “Pakistan will […]

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RMI MCL-2: Pakhtuns, Kings book place in quarter finals

By The Frontier Post | April 15, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: PPC Pakhtuns and PPC Kings qualified for the next round after winning their matches in the second edition of RMI Media Cricket League on Saturday. The tournament which is being played at Government Shaheed Hasnain Sharif Higher Secondary School No. 1 for the second year in a row is organized by Peshawar […]

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Olivier Giroud brace seals Chelsea comeback at Southampton

By The Frontier Post | April 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: Olivier Giroud was the hero for Chelsea as the Blues fought back from two goals down to claim a 3-2 win over Premier League strugglers Southampton at St Mary’s. Goals from Dusan Tadic and Jan Bednarek looked to have Saints on course for a first home league win since November for Mark […]

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Wrestler Muhammad Inam bags first gold medal for Pakistan at Commonwealth Games

By The Frontier Post | April 14, 2018

GOLD COAST (APP): Promising wrestler Muhammad Inam bewildered fellow wrestlers by winning first gold medal for Pakistan in the Men’s freestyle 86kg wrestling event part of the ongoing XXI Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games being played on at Gold Coast Sports Center on Saturday. Besides winning gold medal by Muhammad Inam, another promising wrestler Tayab […]

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Olivier Giroud brace seals Chelsea comeback at Southampton

By The Frontier Post | April 14, 2018

LONDON (Agencies): Olivier Giroud was the hero for Chelsea as the Blues fought back from two goals down to claim a 3-2 win over Premier League strugglers Southampton at St Mary’s. Goals from Dusan Tadic and Jan Bednarek looked to have Saints on course for a first home league win since November for Mark Hughes’ […]

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Pakistan takes 7th place in Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in Hockey

By The Frontier Post | April 13, 2018

GOLD COAST (APP): Pakistan came from behind to defeat Canada 3-1 by taking 7th place in the positional match of the hockey competition of the XXI Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games at Hockey Club ground on Friday. Canada went ahead in the first quarter through James Kirkpatrick goal in open play. The North Americans kept […]

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