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Paragon Housing scam: NAB again summons Saad Rafique, Salman Rafique

By The Frontier Post | May 26, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Federal Minister for Railways, Khawaja Saad Rafique and his younger brother, Punjab Health Minister Khawaja Salman Rafique was once again summoned by National Accountability Bureau on Saturday. NAB directed elder brother Saad Rafique to appear before the NAB on June 21, whereas Salman has been asked to appear the following day. NAB […]

Occupied Indian forces martyr five Kashmiri youth in Kupwara

By The Frontier Post | May 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk SRINAGAR: The occupied Indian forces continued its atrocities on the innocent people and martyred four more Kashmiri youth on Saturday in Kupwara district of occupied Kashmir. According to Kashmir Media Service report, the Indian troops martyred the five youth during a military operation in Tangdhar area of Kupwara district. Earlier this month, 10 […]

Parliamentary committee for the caretaker PM will be formed after request: Ayaz Sadiq

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2018

F.P.Report ISLAMABAD: Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has said that a parliamentary committee will be formed after the request of Prime Minister or Opposition leader for the name of caretaker PM. In an informal chat with media the speaker Ayaz Sadiq said that he had not received requests from Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi […]

ECP summoned meeting of all parlimentry parties on May 31st

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has called a meeting of all political parties in the parliament on May 31 to finalize the code of conduct for coming general election in the country. The meeting has been summoned at 11pm on May 31, at which the proposed code of conduct for General […]

Pakistan military officials express reservation over the book of former ISI chief

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2018

F.P.Report KARACHI: The military official of Pakistan has express reservations over a book written by Lieutenant General (retd) Asad Durrani, former chief of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI). Security sources said that Durrani was being summoned to the General Headquarters (GHQ) for clearing his position. They said that the former spy chief would have to clear […]

Nawaz play double game with the country: Zardari

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2018

F.P.Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari has said that Nawaz Sharif’s should clear that he is loyal with the country or he play double game. This he said on Friday in a press conference at Islamabad along with the PPP senior leader including Sherry Rehman. The former Pakistan president said “Mian […]

Global

North and S. Korea start to dismantle border speakers

By The Frontier Post | May 2, 2018

PAJU (Reuters): North and South Korea began dismantling loudspeakers that blared propaganda across their heavily fortified border on Tuesday, South Korea’s defence ministry said, fulfilling a promise made at last week’s historic summit. The moves are the first practical, if small, steps toward reconciliation after Friday’s meeting between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and the […]

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MD riot in Paris: Masked protesters torch cars, police deploy tear gas

By The Frontier Post | May 2, 2018

PARIS (Monitoring Desk): Police in Paris have used water cannons to break up a tumultuous rally. Amid May Day demonstrations, hooded individuals have been throwing smoke bombs and setting vehicles on fire in the French capital. Live feeds from Paris showed chaotic scenes, as police attempt to disperse violent protesters while redirecting crowds of peaceful […]

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Armenia protest leader fails in bid to become interim PM

By The Frontier Post | May 2, 2018

YEREVAN (AFP): Nikol Pashinyan failed in his bid to be elected interim prime minister of Armenia. According to the local ArmenPress news agency only 46 lawmakers voted in favour of him becoming prime minister – he needed 53 votes to be elected. He was the only candidate, but the ruling Republican Party had refused to […]

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Dominican Republic embraces China, severs ties with Taiwan

By The Frontier Post | May 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk TAIPEI: The Dominican Republic’s government announced on Tuesday that it is establishing diplomatic relations with China and breaking its diplomatic ties with Taiwan. It says it will also recognize Taiwan as an “inalienable part of Chinese territory.” At a news event in Beijing on Tuesday morning, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Dominican […]

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Sri Lanka president reshuffles cabinet

By The Frontier Post | May 2, 2018

COLOMBO (Reuters): Sri Lanka’s president reshuffled his cabinet on Tuesday after the defection of several ministers from his party, but the changes did not impress some market watchers looking for an end to the country’s political uncertainty. President Maithripala Sirisena shifted 18 cabinet members, including reassigning posts once held by defectors from his ruling Sri […]

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IAEA declines to address Netanyahu’s accusations

By The Frontier Post | May 2, 2018

VIENNA (Reuters): The U.N. atomic watchdog declined on Tuesday to directly address Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s accusations that Iran was breaching its landmark nuclear deal with major powers. Netanyahu on Monday stepped up pressure on the United States to pull out of the 2015 deal, presenting what he called evidence of a secret Iranian nuclear […]

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Pakistan

Mushtaq Ghani sworn in as speaker KP Assembly

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Former provincial minister Mushtaq Ahmad Ghani was elected as speaker of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly on Wednesday. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) had nominated Mushtaq Ahmed for the speaker slot and he secured 81 votes as he contested for the slot against Laiq Muhammad Khan of Awami National Party (ANP). Meanwhile, voting is under way […]

Woman killed, three injured in road mishap

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: A woman was killed and three others were injured when a dumper hit a motorcycle on late Tuesday night in Rashid Minhas Road in Karachi. People tortured the driver and also set ablaze the dumper after the incident. The injured was a husband and two children of the deceased woman. According to […]

Democratic process to usher new era of prosperity: Sanjrani

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Senate Chairman Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani said the continuity of the democratic process would usher a new era of development and prosperity in the country. Talking to media after national flag hoisting ceremony Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani said we must take into account our past mistakes under a self accountability process and review the […]

CM: Delayed justice main cause of problems in society

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Caretaker Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Former Justice Dost Muhammad Khan attended a function regarding Independence Day at Zamung Koor, an orphan house at Peshawar. He appreciated the children for their talent and performance and awarded them with cash prize out of his pocket. He visited Zamung Koor Peshawar. He examined the hostel […]

Suspect in Musharraf’s assassination attack killed

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2018

F.P. Report SWABI: Anwar Ulhaq, a prime suspect in assassination attempt on former military dictator General (r) Pervaiz Musharraf was killed during a gun battle with Anti-Terrorism Department personnel in Swabi District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The accused was reportedly involved in Lahore bomb attacks and Assassination bid of Pervaiz Musharraf. According to media reports an […]

Flag hoisting ceremony held at Northern Air Command

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Pakistan Air Force joined hands with the nation to celebrate the Independence Day of the country with traditional fervor and dignity.  The Day commenced with offering of special “Dua’” for the integrity, progress and prosperity of the country in mosques of Pakistan Air Force. To mark this auspicious occasion, a flag hoisting […]

Afghanistan

Burqa-clad kidnapper held in Nangarhar province

By The Frontier Post | February 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk NANGARHAR: A kidnapper who was attempting to escape under the guise of Burqa was arrested by the Afghan security forces in eastern Nangarhar province. The governor’s office in Nangarhar in a statement said the suspect has been identified as Lal Agha who was involved in a number kidnapping cases in this province. The […]

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Dozens IS fighter killed US airstrikes in Jawzjan

By The Frontier Post | February 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk JAWZJAN: Dozens of Islamic State (IS) militants were killed after the US Force targeted IS hideouts and carried out airstrikes in northern Jawzjan province of Afghanistan. Afghan military issued a statement in this regard and it said that the airstrikes were carried out in Darzab district which is home of the IS terrorists. […]

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Afghanistan outclass Zimbabwe in T20I series

By The Frontier Post | February 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk SHARJAH: Afghanistan outclasses the Zimbabwe team by defeating them in second T20I by 17 runs which was played in Sharjah on Tuesday night. Afghanistan also claimed the two-match series 2-0. Muhammad Nabi once again was the top scorer for the Afghan team and despite the tumbling of late wicket, Afghanistan managed to set […]

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India pledges $31m for 108 projects in Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | February 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL : The government of India has pledged a fresh aid package of $31 million for the implementation of 108 new development projects in Afghanistan. A ceremony was also organized in Kabul Tuesday for the signing of the Memorandums of Understanding for the new aid package of the government of India. The Indian […]

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Ten Taliban insurgents join peace process

By The Frontier Post | February 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: At least ten insurgents belonging to the Taliban group leader Mawlavi Nik Mohammad joined peace process in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan. The provincial government media office in a statement said the militants led by Ismail alias Fawad joined the peace process due to the ongoing peace efforts of the provincial National […]

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Draft law on tax liabilities exemption sent to Parliament

By The Frontier Post | February 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI) has welcomed 95 percent exemption on tax liabilities at time when a draft law granting at least 50 percent exemption has already been dispatched to the Parliament. Officials warned if companies did not clear their tax records in the coming nine months, their licenses […]

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Business

‘National Single Window’ for trade to be established in one year: Afzal

By The Frontier Post | March 8, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Finance Rana Muhammad Afzal Khan Wednesday expressed the confidence that a National Single Window (NSW) for trade would be established within a period of one or two years to process all import, export and transit-related regulatory requirements efficiently under one umbrella. “It (NSW) will take one or two […]

Turkey keen to meet digital transformation challenges

By The Frontier Post | March 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Technological and digital transformations create social and economic changes in not only individuals but also institutions, Turkey’s head of Information and Communication Technologies Authority (BTK) said on Wednesday. Speaking at the 6th Microsoft Ankara Technology Summit in capital Ankara, Omer Fatih Sayan said: “Information and communication technologies that develop at an unprecedented […]

PSQCA team visits at Chase Departmental Store Karachi

By The Frontier Post | March 8, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: PSQCA team headed by Deputy Director Conformity Assessment South Waiz Akram ul Haq conducted surprise inspection with mobile testing lab along with Chairman CRPC and Electronic Media Shakeel Baig at Chase Departmental Store Jail Chorangi Karachi. Different samples of coming oils, banaspati ghee and conola oil were collected and on spot testing […]

ICCI calls for constitution of reconciliation committee

By The Frontier Post | March 7, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: A delegation of Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry led by President Sheikh Amir Waheed visited G-10/4, Islamabad to congratulate the newly elected President Zafar Gujar, General Secretary Usman and other office bearers of Traders Welfare Association, G-10/4, Islamabad. Speaking at the occasion, Sheikh Amir Waheed said that government should constitute a […]

Turkey sees almost 18% rise in air passengers

By The Frontier Post | March 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: The number of passengers traveling through Turkish airports surged by 17.6 percent year-on-year in February, according to official data released on Tuesday. Data from Turkey’s General Directorate of State Airports Authority revealed that airports across the country served more than 13 million people last month. The number of international passengers reached nearly […]

PIAF urges govt to ensure payment of exporters’ Rs. 250b refunds

By The Frontier Post | March 7, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: The Pakistan Industrial and Traders Associations Front (PIAF) chairman Irfan Iqbal Sheikh has urged the government to ensure early and timely payment of stuck-up refund claims of the export-oriented sectors worth Rs 250 billion which had already promised many times by the concerned government officials. He further contended that customs rebate claims […]

Sports

IPL: Morgan and Hales miss out on contracts

By The Frontier Post | January 28, 2018

NEW DELHI (Agencies): England one-day captain Eoin Morgan joined Test skipper Joe Root in missing out on a deal in the Indian Premier League auction. Root, 27, was not selected on Saturday, with Morgan and England limited-overs opener Alex Hales unsold on Sunday. Morgan, 31, has previously played in the IPL, with Hales eighth in […]

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Pakistan secure top T20 ranking after winning series against New Zealand

By The Frontier Post | January 28, 2018

Monitoring Desk MOUNT MAUNGANUI: Pakistan defeated New Zealand in the third match of the T20 series by 18 runs on Sunday and clinched number one spot in the ICC T20 international ranking. Pakistan set a target of 182 for the opponent with the help of Fakhar Zaman’s 46 runs. Pakistan scored 60 runs in the […]

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Hasan Ali ruled out of third T20 following ankle injury

By The Frontier Post | January 28, 2018

Monitoring Desk MOUNT MAUNGANUIL: Fast bowler Hasan Ali has been dropped from the third T20I against New Zealand on Sunday because of an ankle injury during training. The energetic fast bowler Hasan Ali was injured while playing football during a training session Pakistan Cricket Board informed. Pakistan Team Physiotherapist, Vib Singh said that Hasan Ali […]

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Madushanka’s debut hat-trick seals tri-series title

By The Frontier Post | January 28, 2018

Monitoring Desk DHAKA: Dushmantha Chameera blasted out the top order, Akila Dananjaya squeezed through the middle overs, and debutant Shehan Madushanka – playing only his seventh senior cricket match – closed out the tournament with a hat-trick. That the Sri Lanka attack had seemed incapable of menace in the first two matches of the series […]

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Ahmed Baig wins Qatar Open

By The Frontier Post | January 28, 2018

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: Pakistan’s fast-rising golfer Ahmed Baig won the Qatar Open amateur Golf championship played in Doha Gulf Club on Saturday. 19-year-old Ahmed, who earlier won Pakistan’s edition of Faldo Challenge this month, emerged as the winner in the three-day championship, he played over 54 holes with a score of under 3. The young […]

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Uzair, Noor, Hamza, Hanif win FATA National Junior Squash titles

By The Frontier Post | January 28, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR (APP): International Uzair Shoukat, Noor Zaman, Muhammad Hamza and Muhammad Hanif clinched the titles of the various age categories of the FATA National Junior Squash Championship played here at PAF Hashim Khan Squash Complex on Saturday. Director General Youth Junaid Khan was the chief guest on this occasion and witnessed the final. […]

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