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KP, Sindh assemblies to hold farewell session today

By The Frontier Post | May 28, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Sindh Assembly will hold its farewell session today as both the provincial assemblies will complete its constitutional tenure at midnight tonight. Speaker Sindh Assembly Agha Siraj Durrani will chair the last session of the Sindh Assembly on Monday (today). The cabinet members will attend an iftar dinner later […]

Former CJP Nasirul Mulk to be caretaker PM

By The Frontier Post | May 28, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Leader of Opposition Syed Khursheed Shah has announced that that former Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice (retd) Nasirul Mulk will be caretaker prime minister. Khursheed Shah announced that Justice (retd) Mulk announced this on Monday while addressing a press conference along with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and National Assembly speaker Sardar […]

Controversial book: Former spymaster Durrani name to be listed on ECL, says ISPR

By The Frontier Post | May 28, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Inter Service Public Relation (ISPR) has said to listed the name the of  Lieutenant General (retd) Asad Durrani, the former chief of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) on ECL list  after probed by a Court of Inquiry for views attributed to him in his book ‘The Spy Chronicles’. The former ISI chief had […]

Nawaz terms NAB cases a ‘joke’

By The Frontier Post | May 28, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Supreme leader of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Nawaz Sharif has termed the corruption cases filed by National Accountability Bureau (NAB) against him as a joke and baseless. Former prime minister said this while talking to media persons outside the accountability court on Monday, where he appeared before the court hearing of corruption […]

Officers working with Punjab CM should be named on ECL: Imran Khan

By The Frontier Post | May 27, 2018

F.P.Report ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan has demanded to place the name on the Exit Control List (ECL) of all senior officers working with Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif. Speaking to representatives of trade community in Karachi, the PTI chairman said these officers should not be allowed to leave the country in order […]

Abbasi hope to reach on consensus on caretaker PM by Monday

By The Frontier Post | May 27, 2018

F.P.Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that consensus on the name of care taker prime minister would be reached with Opposition Leader Khursheed Shah by Monday. This he said on Sunday while giving interview to a private news channel, The PM said that the opposition leader syed Khursheed Shah is stand on […]

Global

Toll rises to 7 after earthquake in South African mine

By The Frontier Post | May 5, 2018

JOHANNESBURG (AFP): An earthquake that hit a South African gold mine claimed a total of seven lives, its owner said Saturday, after rescue operations were completed at the site outside Johannesburg. The epicentre of the 2.2-magnitude quake was close to where the miners were working on Thursday, and 13 employees were trapped about three kilometres […]

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Dozens of Palestinians wounded by Israeli fire in border protest

By The Frontier Post | May 5, 2018

GAZA CITY (AFP): Dozens of Palestinians were wounded by Israeli gunfire on Friday as thousands returned to the Gaza border for a sixth week of protests that have seen nearly 50 demonstrators killed. Medics treated 1,143 people, most for tear gas inhalation but 83 for wounds caused by live fire, the Gaza health ministry said. […]

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Deadly storms hit India, killing at least 150

By The Frontier Post | May 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW DELHI: At least 150 people were killed after a series of powerful storms hit India this week and the officials warned on Friday that the death toll may be as extreme weather expected. According to Indian media reports, 121 people were killed in a deadly dust storm in Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand […]

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27 dead as bus catches fire in eastern India

By The Frontier Post | May 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW DELHI: At least 27 people were killed when a bus caught fire after it fell into a gorge in India’s eastern state of Bihar on Thursday evening. The incident took place when the driver of the bus, which was carrying 35 passengers, lost control of the vehicle when he tried to save […]

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US continues to arm terror group despite evidence

By The Frontier Post | May 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk MANBIJ: Turkey’s diplomatic efforts regarding the Democratic Union Party (PYD), which is the Syrian offshoot of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) terror organization, have started to pay off. Communication between Ankara and Washington regarding Syria’s Manbij region are expected to intensify. Turkey gives U.S. opportunity to rectify Manbij promise Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt […]

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UN Security Council unrepresentative: Russia

By The Frontier Post | May 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk MOSCOW: The UN Security Council badly needs reforms to better reflect the multipolar global realities, said Russia’s foreign minister on Thursday, echoing an argument made by President  Erdogan. “In the framework of the emerging multipolar world, new centers of economic growth, financial power and political influence have appeared,” Lavrov told a news conference […]

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Pakistan

Mine labors dying due to lack of workplace health, safety

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Mine workers are dying because the government and employers have failed to introduce workplace health and safety standards, said labor leaders, addressing a press conference here Thursday. According to details, different labor organizations and federations held a press conference at Karachi to raise voice against lack of health and safety measures at […]

Presidential election to be held on September 4: ECP

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan on Thursday has announced that the presidential election will be held on September 4. According to the ECP schedule, nomination papers for the presidential polls can be filed with the presiding officers in Islamabad and the four provinces by August 27, 12 noon. It added that scrutiny […]

Imran disqualification case: Justice Athar Minallah recuses himself from hearing

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Justice Athar Minallah of Islamabad High Court recused himself from a two member bench which was reconstituted by Islamabad High Court a day ago, to hear a case related to Imran Khan’s disqualification dissolved on Thursday. Justice Athar Minallah, recused himself from hearing the case citing a conflict of interests. He said […]

PML-N’s Sania Ashiq becomes Pakistan’s youngest legislator

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Sania Ashiq, a 25 years old MPA of Pakistan Muslim League’s (PML-N) has become the youngest lawmaker of the country’s history. Sania Ashiq was sworn in as provincial lawmaker of Punjab Assembly on Thursday. While talking to media she said that she aims to work towards empowering women through various projects that […]

PTI suspends membership of MPA Imran Shah for a month over assaulting a citizen

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has suspended the party membership of its MPA from Karachi, Dr Imran Shah for assaulting a citizen in Karachi on 14 August. According to the PTI’s MNA, Najeeb Haroon has confirmed that the membership of Mr Shah has been suspended for a month. He added that the final action will […]

NAB again summons Ali Jahangir

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has summoned Pakistan’s Ambassador to US Ali Jahangir Siddiqui in alleged corruption references on August 27. Siddiqui faces charges of embezzling Rs40 billion, inside trading in stock exchange and investing in foreign countries that costed billions to the shareholders. He is also accused of selling shares to […]

Afghanistan

Four die in explosion in Nangarhar

By The Frontier Post | February 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk NANGARHAR: At least four local cricket players were killed in an explosion on Friday evening in Bati Kot district of Nangarhar province, a local official said. The provincial governor’s spokesman Attaullah Khogyani confirmed the incident and said the explosion happened in Chardehi area of the district while a cricket match was underway between […]

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Afghan President supports Pashtun long march in Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | February 9, 2018

KABNUL (NNI): The Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani says he fully supports the Pashtun Long March in Pakistan as he expressed hopes that the movement will help in uprooting the terrorism from the region. “I fully support the historical Pashtun Long March in Pakistan. The main purpose of which is to mobilize citizens against fundamentalism […]

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Over 3,500 foreign soldiers killed in Afghan conflict

By The Frontier Post | February 9, 2018

KABNUL (Pajhwok): As many as 3,546 foreign forces have been killed in Afghanistan as US led coalitions war in Afghanistan already entered 17th year. Of the total killed foreign soldiers in Afghanistan, 2,408 are US service-member, 455 British and 158 Canadian troops had been leading in fatalities, according to icasualties website which has the account […]

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TTP deputy chief Khan Said Mehsud ‘killed’ in drone strike

By The Frontier Post | February 9, 2018

KABUL (Monitoring Desk): The deputy chief of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Khan Said Mehsud alias Sajna, who was head of the Mehsud faction of the Taliban, is believed to have been killed in a drone strike in the Margha Area of Barmal in Afghanistan making Maulvi Khatir the new acting chief of Mehsud Halqa. At […]

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Afghanistan, EU initiate new phase of cooperation

By The Frontier Post | February 9, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Joint Committee of Afghanistan and European Union was held in Brussels on Thursday to discuss the Cooperation Agreement on Partnership and Development (CAPD). It was the first of the joint committee established under Afghanistan-EU Cooperation agreement and the concerned department issued a statement in this regard. Eklil Hakimi, Minister of Finance of […]

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17 Daesh, Taliban insurgents killed

By The Frontier Post | February 9, 2018

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: At least 17 Taliban and Daesh militants, including two notorious commanders, have been killed in clearing operations in eastern Nangarhar and Laghman provinces, an official said on Thursday. Lt. Col. Sherin Agha Faqiri, spokesman for the 201st Selab Military Corps, told Pajhwok Afghan News an offensive was conducted in the Miaji Baba […]

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Business

Weekly inflation: Prices of 15 essential items increase

By The Frontier Post | March 12, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Average prices of 15 essential items increased during the week ended on March 8, 2018 as compared to the previous week. According to data of Sensitive Price Indicator (SPI) based weekly inflation for the week under review released by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS), the average prices of 08 items registered […]

Hammond: Might be able to relax budget squeeze in autumn

By The Frontier Post | March 12, 2018

LONDON (Reuters): British finance minister Philip Hammond said on Sunday that he might be able to relax his grip on public spending at the end of this year but he stuck to his plan to cut the country’s high public debt levels. “There is light at the end of the tunnel because what we are […]

Broadcom promises on security, Qualcomm revamps board

By The Frontier Post | March 11, 2018

NEW YORK (Reuters): Broadcom Ltd (AVGO.O) has promised not to sell critical national security assets to foreign buyers if its deal to buy chipmaker Qualcomm Inc (QCOM.O) is approved, another effort by the Singapore-based firm to appease U.S. security concerns. Separately, Qualcomm Inc (QCOM.O) said it discontinued the role of executive chairman and named a […]

ICCI holds reception in honor of winner of Gothia Cup

By The Frontier Post | March 11, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry hosted a reception in honor of winner of Islamabad Football Association (IFA) soccer team that had won the Gothia Cup China Under-18 Football Tournament 2017 after defeating hot favorites Zhaoqing Lixun FC, China in the final played at Shanyang, China last year. IFA President Saleem […]

PRGMEA discusses stuck up payment of PM package with minister

By The Frontier Post | March 11, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chairman Central, Pakistan Readymade Garments Manufacturers & Exporters Association (PRGMEA), Shaikh Mohammad Shafiq, discussed the stuck up payments of PM package Duty Drawback of Taxes Order 2017-18 with Mr. Muhammad Pervaiz Malik, Commerce Minister and Mr. Mohammad Younus Dagha, Federal Secretary Commerce. Shaikh Mohammad Shafiq, Chairman Central, Pakistan Readymade Garments Manufacturers and […]

‘Microsoft aims to spread cloud computing in Turkey’

By The Frontier Post | March 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Microsoft is determined to spread the use of cloud computing in Turkey, where a digital transformation has already begun in several sectors of the economy, said the tech giant’s senior executive in the country. “We give the highest priority to cloud computing due to the advancing technology. We believe that cloud computing […]

Sports

Mills to play for Karachi Kings after IPL disappointment

By The Frontier Post | January 31, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW DELHI: Royal Challengers Bangalore fetched a hefty sum of 12 crores to acquire Tymal Mills services in the IPL auction 2017 but the 25-year-old failed to live up to the expectation as Bangalore finished 8th in the previous edition and ended up unsold in this year’s auction. Mills, who is hailed as […]

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AB de Villiers ruled out of ODIs

By The Frontier Post | January 31, 2018

Monitoring Desk DURBAN: AB de Villiers has been ruled out of the first three ODIs against India with a finger injury. The selectors will not name a replacement, so the squad has been trimmed to 14 players, with the likelihood of Khaya Zondo being handed a debut now higher. De Villiers sustained the injury to […]

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Amir throws water at Phil lo Greco

By The Frontier Post | January 31, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: British welterweight Amir Khan threw water over opponent Phil lo Greco at a hostile news conference on Tuesday – reacting angrily to talk about his personal life. Khan, 31, is preparing for his first fight in almost two years and the pair meet on 21 April in Liverpool. At a heated pre-fight […]

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Shadia first Arab woman to join WWE

By The Frontier Post | January 31, 2018

Monitoring Desk ORLANDO: An Arab woman is all set to shatter stereotypes. Shadia Bseiso has become the first Arab woman to sign with the American entertainment company – World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). Bseiso, a professional martial arts athlete, is now training intensely prior to her appearance in the wrestling ring, according to CNN. With the […]

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200 female students take part in Judo championship

By The Frontier Post | January 31, 2018

Monitoring Desk QUETTA: Quetta is hosting a three-day National Judo Karate Championship which is being dominated by an overwhelming presence of female competitors from all around Pakistan. Organised at the Sardar Bahadur Khan’s Women University, the participants from twenty different universities of Pakistan took part in the championship. The championship kicked off with matches that […]

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U-19 WC: India qualify for final after crushing Pakistan in semi final

By The Frontier Post | January 30, 2018

Monitoring Desk CHRISTCHURCH: Pakistan faced a humiliating defeat in the semi final of Under-19 World Cup at the hand of India on Tuesday at Christchurch. India set a challenging target of 273 for the green with the help of Gill 102* in the 50 overs. In reply Pakistan was not looking to achieve the target […]

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