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Bilawal challenges Shehbaz, Imran to contest election from Karachi

By The Frontier Post | March 1, 2018

Naimat Khan KARACHI: As the political atmosphere heats up ahead of the upcoming general election, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto on Wednesday challenged PML-N’s acting president Mian Shehbaz Sharif and PTI chief Imran Khan to contest election from Karachi. Speaking to media during his visit to the PPP membership drive camp in Karachi, […]

Bani Gala NOC fake, court told

By The Frontier Post | March 1, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Former secretary of Bara Kahu Union Council (UC) has declared fake a No-objection Certificate (NOC) produced by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan for his residence in Bani Gala on Wednesday. During a hearing of a case over Khan’s Bani Gala residence in Supreme Court of Pakistan (SCP), UC ex-secretary Muhammad Umer […]

Pakistan to be placed on FATF ‘grey list’ in June, confirms FO

By The Frontier Post | February 28, 2018

Tariq Ullah Wardak ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office Spokesman on Wednesday said that a new foreign policy would be devised as per recommendations from National Security Committee aimed at strengthening the relationship with regional countries. Addressing weekly briefing at Foreign Office, Dr Faisal said that although Pakistan has come into the grey list of FATF but […]

CJP takes suo motu notice of provincial governments media campaigns

By The Frontier Post | February 28, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar took a suo motu notice of publicity campaigns by the provinces of Punjab, Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, on Wednesday. Chief Justice of Pakistan, Mian Saqib Nisar observed that provincial governments including Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Sindh and Punjab are doing publicity campaigns on the taxpayers’ expense […]

Kabul ready to start new chapter with Pakistan, says Ashraf Ghani

By The Frontier Post | February 28, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: President of Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani has said that Kabul is ready to forget the past and want to start new chapter with Pakistan and resolved the issue through dialogues. This he said during his speech at the opening of the Kabul Process for Peace and Security Cooperation which was started in Kabul […]

Corruption reference: Accountability Court adjourns hearing against Ishaq Dar till March 5

By The Frontier Post | February 28, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The accountability court hearing the corruption case against former finance minister Senator Ishaq Dar adjourned the hearing of supplementary reference filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) till March 5. The judge of the accountability court was informed that only one accused is present in the court and Judge Mohammad Bashir then […]

Global

Trump denies saying he probably had good ties with Kim

By The Frontier Post | January 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk PALM BEACH: U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday disputed a newspaper’s account of an interview with him last week in which he was quoted as saying he probably has a very good relationship with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Trump said in tweets that in the Wall Street Journal interview on Thursday, […]

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Rouhani says US has failed to undermine nuclear deal

By The Frontier Post | January 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk TEHRAN: Iran’s president said on Sunday the United States had failed to undermine a nuclear deal between Tehran and major powers, and hailed the accord as a “long-lasting victory” for Iran, state television reported. U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday delivered an ultimatum to European signatories of the deal to fix the “terrible […]

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Saudi Prince Alwaleed in settlement talks with govt

By The Frontier Post | January 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk DUBAI/JEDDAH:  Saudi Arabia’s billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, detained for over two months in an anti-corruption crackdown, is negotiating a possible settlement with authorities but so far has not agreed on terms, a senior Saudi official said. Prince Alwaleed, whose net worth has been estimated by Forbes magazine at $17 billion, is chairman […]

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Saudi-led planes strike rebel sites in central Yemen

By The Frontier Post | January 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk SANAA:  Saudi-led coalition warplanes on Sunday struck Houthi rebel positions in central Yemen. The raids targeted Houthi military sites in the Qaifa district in the central al-Bayda province, pro-government commander Hussein al-Hum-aiqani told Anadolu Agency. He said a number of rebels were killed and injured in the attacks without specifying the exact toll. […]

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N. Korea threatens to pull out of Winter Olympics

By The Frontier Post | January 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk SEOUL: North Korea’s state-run news agency on Sunday cautioned that Pyon-gyang may abandon its promise to participate in Winter O-lympics scheduled to be held in South Korea next month. Only last Tuesday, the North agreed during the first inter-Korean talks in over two years to send a delegation of athletes, officials and performers […]

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Trump says program protecting young immigrants ‘probably dead’

By The Frontier Post | January 14, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters): US President Donald Trump said on Sunday that a program protecting young immigrants brought to the United States illegally by their parents would probably be discontinued. Trump has previously said he would end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA. A US court last Tuesday ruled that DACA should remain in effect […]

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Pakistan

Babak terms Dy speaker election a joke

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Provincial General Secretary and Parliamentary Leader of Awami National Party (ANP) in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly, Sardar Hussian Babak Sunday said the announcement of the Deputy Speaker at time when all things were going for a caretaker setup is out of understanding. This he said in a statement issued here on Sunday. Sardar […]

Power outage irks traders in city

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Amid hours long unannounced and unexpected power outage, traders union of Peshawar cantt on Sunday asked federal government to avoid load shedding during Ramazan, especially at Sehr and Iftar times, but failed to fulfill its commitment made earlier with masses. Expressing grave concerns over prolonged load shedding in provincial metropolitan, the office […]

Pak Army hands over Darra check post to local police

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

F.P Report TIMERGARA: The Pakistan army Maidan battalion on Saturday handed over the famous Islam Darra security check post to local police during a function held near the post. The commandant Maidan battalions Lt. Colonel Yaseen Anjum, MPA Saeed Gul, Maidan tehsil nazim Bakhtiar Khan, DSP Fakhr e Alam, DSP Bakht Jamal and area elders […]

Drug peddler arrested, 6 kg charas recovered

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

Hafiz M. Aziz-ur-Rehman HAFIZABAD: The Sukheke police have rounded up a notorious drug peddler and have recovered 6000 gram chars from his vehicle. According to police source, a police party intercepted a suspicious ambulance No. 425 from near the Sukheke police chowki and during search recovered 6000 gram chars hidden under the seats of the […]

UN should press India to stop genocide in Kashmir: Minister

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

F.P. Report MUZAFFARABAD:  The AJK minister for Civil Defense Ch. Mohammed Masood Khalid has said that UN and other international organizations should press India to stop genocide in Occupied Kashmir forthwith. While talking to media people, he stressed upon the need to resolve the Kashmir issue in accordance with UN resolutions through plebiscite and right […]

Karachi Inter Board exams postponed from 21 to 23rd

By The Frontier Post | May 20, 2018

F.P.Report KARACHI: Due to the heat wave and rise of mercury in Karachi the Board of Intermediate Education Karachi has postponed examinations scheduled from May 21 to 23. The official of the board in a statement issued here on Sunday said the examinations have been postponed keeping scorching weather and ongoing heat wave in view. […]

Afghanistan

Three Taliban fighters killed in Drone strike

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2017

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: At least three Taliban fighters were killed in a drone strike which was conducted in Lalpura district of Nangarhar province. Spokesman of Taliban, Zabihullah Mujahid told local that the Foreign forces in Afghanistan targeted Taliban hideouts in the Lalpura district of Nangarhar and killed three fighters. The local police sources claimed that […]

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Residents of Qarabagh protest against NATO forces for distribution of blasphemous pamphlet

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The inhabitants of Qarabagh district of Kabul protested against the NATO-led forces for distributing blasphemous pamphlets in the area. Hundreds of people held a rally in Qarabagh district and chanted slogans against the America and NATO forces for distributing the blasphemous content. The protestors also blamed the government for keeping silence towards […]

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Four Taliban fighters killed in Kandahar operation

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2017

F.P. Report KANDAHAR: Ministry of Defence (MoD) claimed that three Taliban fighters were killed and two were injured in a operation conducted by security forces in Miawand district of Kandahar on Tuesday. The operation was started against the anti state elements in Maiwand district of the province with the aim to clear the area from […]

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Three persons including two civilians killed in Baghlan

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2017

F.P. Report KUNDUZ: At least three persons including two civilians were killed in clash between the security forces and Taliban fighters in Borka district of Baghlan province. Police spokesman, Zabihullah Shuja told media that Taliban attacked a security convoy in Borka bazaar of Baghlam province. He added that Taliban fighter namely Mullah Salah-u-Din aka Ayubi […]

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Operation against militants to be launch soon in Helmand says Barmak

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2017

F.P. Report LASHKARGAH: Afghan Interior Minister, Wais Ahmad Barmak has said that operation against armed groups would be launched in Helmand province. This he said while talking to media persons after attending military conference during his visit to Helmand. Representatives of NATO forces were present in the ceremony. He added that he visited Helmand with […]

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Three Taliban fighters killed, several injured in IED blast

By The Frontier Post | September 11, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: At least three Taliban fighters were killed and several others were injured when an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) explosion taken place in their gathering in Kapisa province of Afghanistan. The local media reported that the incident taken place in the area of Tagab District of Kapisa in which three militants were killed […]

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Business

Lucky Cement cut prices

By The Frontier Post | August 22, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Lucky Cement has decreased its prices to Rs 25 per bag in North from the 17 August. Other cement manufacturers are also offering Rs 15 per bag decrease in prices in North. Cement businessmen increased the prices to Rs 40 in the last month included Federal Excise Duty. The decreased in the […]

Ansari promises to take measures to improve textile sector

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2017

F.P. Report FAISALABAD: State Minister for Commerce and Textile, Haji Muhammad Akram Ansari has said that short and long strategies would be developed to improve the textile sector and asked the stakeholders to submit their suggestions in this regard within a week. Ansari said this while addressing to a function at Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce […]

KSE-100 loses more than 900 points

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2017

Web Desk KARACHI: The benchmark KSE-100 index of the Pakistan Stock Exchange saw a decline of 900 points during market hours Thursday afternoon. The index reached a level of 43251.90 points and saw a decline of -2.2%. The bearish trend continued at the market as stocks continued to face losses. On Tuesday, the KSE-100 shed […]

GM’s Maven assembling building blocks for ride, delivery services

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2017

General Motors Co’s Maven car sharing and rental unit is expanding its partnerships in ride and delivery services as parent GM considers whether to enter the on-demand mobility business now dominated by Uber Technologies and Lyft Inc. The trick will be not to alienate the two ride services startups, whose drivers are leasing thousands of […]

Independence Day: Karachittes spent Rs15 billion

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: The 70th Independence Day was celebrated in the country with zeal and enthusiasm in the whole country and especially in the Karachi where Karachittes spent more than Rs 15 billion to celebrate the Independence Day. The Frontier Post learnt that the dwellers Karachi city bought more Rs 50 million flags and other […]

Buffett divests stake in General Electric

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2017

NEW YORK (AFP): Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway has sold off its stake in General Electric, according to US regulatory papers filed Monday. Berkshire had previously held 10.4 million shares in the US industrial giant, according to earlier securities filings. But GE was no longer listed among the 20 or so Berkshire stakes, according to the […]

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Sports

Australia ‘golden girl’ Betty Cuthbert dies aged 79

By The Frontier Post | August 7, 2017

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Betty Cuthbert (in wheelchair) and Raelene Boyle at the Opening Ceremony of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games Australian sprinting legend and four-time Olympic gold medallist Betty Cuthbert has died aged 79. At the age of 18, Cuthbert won three gold medals at the 1956 Melbourne Olympics – the 100m, […]

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Eiffel Tower lights up in PSG colours to welcome Neymar

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2017

Web Desk The Eiffel Tower put on a spectacular lights display Saturday night to welcome Brazilian football star Neymar Jr in a truly Parisian fashion. The iconic landmark lit up in Paris Saint-Germain colours of red and blue, with a screen on the tower flashing the message: ‘Welcome Neymar Jr’ to celebrate the athlete’s arrival. […]

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Tennis: Keys shocks Muguruza to reach Stanford final

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Madison Keys roared past top-seeded Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza 6-3, 6-2 on Saturday to book an all-American WTA Stanford final against CoCo Vandeweghe. Keys, the third seed, needed just 57 minutes to subdue Muguruza, who claimed the second Grand Slam title of her career when she beat Venus Williams in the […]

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I have no future in politics, tells Younis Khan

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Former Pakistan Test batsman Younis Khan has clarified the reports claiming he will soon enter politics, saying that he believes there is no future for him in politics as he wants to spend his life doing welfare activities. The 40-year-old cricketer who recently took his retirement after the 2017 West Indies Test […]

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Anderson stars as England eye series win against South Africa

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2017

MANCHESTER (AFP): James Anderson took four wickets from the newly-named James Anderson End to put England in a commanding position against South Africa in the fourth Test at Old Trafford on Saturday. South Africa were 220 for nine in reply to England´s first innings 362, featuring Jonny Bairstow´s 99, at stumps on the second day. […]

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Syria national basketball team hoops against the odds

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2017

DAMASCUS (AFP): Khalil Khoury dribbles a basketball deftly down the dilapidated gym where he and the rest of the Syrian national team train, passing it through his legs before a silky-smooth lay-up. Since Syria’s conflict erupted in March 2011, Khoury’s team has seen its ranks dwindle and its options for training venues shrink. But it […]

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