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Election Commission allots electoral symbols to parties

By The Frontier Post | June 30, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: As the extension in deadline to submit party tickets ends, the process of allotment of electoral symbols is underway. The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has been allotted the symbol of Tiger, PML-Q has been allotted the Trackor, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has been allotted the Bat and the Arrow has been allotted […]

Shehbaz admits dissociation with Chaudhry Nisar

By The Frontier Post | June 30, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Shehbaz Sharif on Saturday said that he had friendly relations with Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, however, regretted that the two of them have dissociated with each other. In a media interview Shehbaz Sharif said that he had convinced Nawaz Sharif for awarding ticket to Nisar, but it […]

Mbappe double sees France past Argentina in 4-3 thriller

By The Frontier Post | June 30, 2018

KAZAN (Reuters): Teenager Kylian Mbappe scored two goals in four minutes to send France charging into the World Cup quarter-finals and Lionel Messi home with a thrilling 4-3 win over Argentina on Saturday. The 19-year-old forward’s electric pace caused Argentina problems all afternoon and his twin strikes helped France overturn a 2-1 deficit and set […]

CJP says consensus developed to construct two new dams immediately

By The Frontier Post | June 30, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Chief Justice of Pakistan on Saturday remarked that consensus has been developed for immediate construction of two new dams in view of the chronic water crisis in the country. CJP Justice Saqib Nisar made the remarks while hearing a suo motu case related to Rs54 billion worth of loan waivers carried […]

Ahad Cheema in hot waters, as NAB launches probe in Ravi Project

By The Frontier Post | June 30, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: The Lahore wing of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has launched a new probe into the River Ravi Zone Front Development Project, tightening its noose around provincial bureaucrat Ahad Cheema. Cheema, the former director-general of Lahore Development Authority (LDA) who is already under investigation in the Ashiana Housing Scheme scam, now faces […]

We were never prepared the way we are this time: Imran

By The Frontier Post | June 30, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan Saturday said that they were never prepared for the election the way they are this time. Addressing workers here at Jinnah Convention Centre as part of his election campaign in National Assembly constituency NA-53 Islamabad, he said that he wanted to tell a few things to […]

Global

Israel launches surprise drill in Golan Heights

By The Frontier Post | June 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk JERUSALEM: The Israeli army on Sunday launched a surprise military drill in the occupied Syrian Golan Heights. “A short while ago, a large-scale surprise military exercise began in the Golan Heights area,” the army said in a statement. “In addition, as part of the exercise the system to call up reservists was activated,” […]

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War of word erupted between US and its G7 allies

By The Frontier Post | June 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk CHINA: A war of words has erupted between the US and its G7 allies, hours after the group had put on a show of unity at the end of a tense summit. US President Donald Trump and two of his advisers lashed out at Canadian PM Justin Trudeau, accusing him of engaging in […]

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Philippine troops kill 15 militants in air  strike attack

By The Frontier Post | June 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk MANILA: At least 15 pro-Daesh militants were killed when Philippine troops launched air and ground assaults against a rebel bomb factory on Sunday. Air strikes and artillery pounded an area in the Liguasan marsh in Maguindanao, where the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) group had been making improvised explosive devices, said Brigadier General […]

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Trump and North Korea’s Kim in Singapore for historic summit

By The Frontier Post | June 10, 2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters): US President Donald Trump arrived in Singapore on Sunday for a historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that could lay the groundwork for ending a nuclear stand-off between the old foes and the transformation of the isolated Asian nation. Trump flew into Singapore’s Paya Lebar Air Base aboard Air Force […]

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Syria: Regime bombing kills 17 civilians in Idlib

By The Frontier Post | June 10, 2018

SYRIA (AA): At least 17 civilians were killed Sunday in raids launched by Syrian fighter jets on a hospital and on populated areas in the Idlib province. According to an Anadolu Agency reporter, the regime warplanes targeted civilians in the cities of Banash, Taftanaz and Ariha, and the villages of Ram Hamdan and Bani Ezz. […]

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Fire breaks out at ballot warehouse in Baghdad

By The Frontier Post | June 10, 2018

BAGHDAD (AFP): A fire broke out in a Baghdad warehouse where ballot boxes from Iraq’s parliamentary election last month were stored, local officials said. The ballot boxes are part of a manual recount of votes from an eastern Baghdad district. A week earlier, parliament passed a law for a recount of 11 million votes, following […]

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Pakistan

Firdous Shamim Naqvi resigns as PTI Karachi president

By The Frontier Post | September 22, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Leader of the opposition in the Sindh Assembly Firdous Shamim Naqvi stepped down as president of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Karachi chapter on Saturday. The PTI MPA said he wants to focus all his attention on resolution of the issues facing the province in his capacity as the opposition leader in the […]

Young doctors protests against harassment of female doctor

By The Frontier Post | September 22, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Young doctors protested against on Saturday at went on strike at various public sector hospitals in Lahore against the sexual harassment of a female doctor in a Rahim Yar Khan hospital. According to local news channel report, Young doctors boycotted outdoor patients departments (OPDs) of the Lahore’s hospitals, adding to misery of […]

Mercury likely to touch 39°C in Karachi today: PMD

By The Frontier Post | September 22, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has informed that the temperature of Karachi is likely to reach as high as 39°C on Saturday. According to reports, the intensity of heat increased in the city as wind blowing from the sea stopped. PMD Director Abdul Rasheed told private news that the rise in temperature in […]

Two more minors succumb to malnutrition in Tharparkar

By The Frontier Post | September 22, 2018

F.P. Report THARPARKAR: At least two more minors succumbed to malnutrition in Tharparkar and increased the death toll to 34 in September. The health department confirmed that a girl died in Civil Hospital Mithi on September 20 due to the same reason. Deaths continue to be caused by malnutrition in Tharparkar, despite promises made by […]

UNGA session: FM Qureshi leaves for US

By The Frontier Post | September 22, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi along with the delegation left for the United States on Friday night, to attend the 73rd UN General Assembly’s annual session. According to details, the foreign minister accompanied by Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua and others, as the session scheduled on September 18. FM Qureshi will present Pakistan’s […]

Man arrested for attempting to kidnap minor in Karachi

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: A man was arrested from Korangi area of the metropolis for attempting to kidnap a boy on Friday. According to the police, the alleged kidnapper has been identified as Khaliq, who was taking a three-year-old boy with him. However, Khaliq’s attempt to kidnap the boy failed when he started wailing and caught […]

Afghanistan

Atmar off to Germany for talks

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: National Security Advisor (NSA) Mohammad Hanif Atmar on Tuesday left Kabul for Germany for an official visit, his office said. Atmar would meet high-ranking defense officials, parliament members and visit some academic institutions, a statement from NSA’s office said. The official would discuss with German officials political and diplomatic relations between the […]

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20 Helmand schools used as security bases: official

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk LASHKARGAH: Security forces have occupied 20 school buildings and are using them as security posts in different areas of Helmand, the education director has said. Talking to Afghan media outlet, Helmand education director Daud Shah Safari termed it a great injustice with children to convert their schools into security posts. He said the […]

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Insecurity hurting Afghan economic growth: IMF

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Afghanistan continues to face daunting challenges, with the perilous security situation hurting confidence and economic growth, says a top International Monetary Fund (IMF) official. “The prospect of a large influx of Afghan refugees from neighboring countries is compounding these challenges,” said Christoph Duenwald, who led an IMF team to Afghanistan. The team […]

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UNAMA extends warm regards to Afghans

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The United Nations family in Afghanistan extended warm regards to all Afghans on Nowruz, according to a statement from the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) on Tuesday. “As the country marks the New Year and the beginning of spring at a time of renewal and celebration, on occasion for promoting the […]

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Taliban invites Ismail Khan for negotiations

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk HEART: The Taliban group invited the former Governor Heart, Ismail Khan for negotiations after he demanded from Taliban to start the reconciliation process and contact the Mujahideen if they didn’t want to talk with the Afghanistan government. Afghan media outlet reported  that Taliban spokesman Mujahid said in a statement that the former governor […]

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Top IS leaders killed in North of Afghanistan  

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Two top leaders of the Islamic State (IS) were killed in an operation jointly conducted by Afghan Special Forces and the US military in North of Afghanistan. The NATO Special Operations Component Command in a report said that a U.S. airstrike killed IS top leaders identified as Omair and Abu Samaya as […]

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Business

British holidaymakers returning to Turkey: Cook

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: British holidaymakers are returning to Turkey and package holiday bookings to Turkey are currently up 84 percent year-on-year, a global travel company said Monday. “Package holiday bookings to Turkey are currently up 84 percent year-on-year while Egypt bookings have increased by 89 percent year-on-year,” according to Thomas Cook’s 2018 Holiday Report. “Turkey’s […]

BOK posts pre-tax profit of Rs.689m in 1st quarter

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The Board of Directors (BoD) of the Bank of Khyber (BOK) held its 149th meeting to approve the quarterly results for the 1st quarter 2018 ended March 31, 2018. The meeting was chaired by Dr. Shahzad Khan Bangash, Additional Chief Secretary, Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Chairman BOK Board of Directors. The […]

PSO reports profit after tax of Rs.13.2 billion

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

  F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan State Oil (PSO), the leading energy company of Pakistan, convened its Board of Management (BoM) meeting at the PSO Headquarters in Karachi to review the performance of the Company for nine months period from July to March for financial year 2017-18. Key highlights from the financial results show that the […]

China to protect global trading system

By The Frontier Post | April 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk BEIJING: China opposes all forms of protectionism and will firmly safeguard the world’s multilateral trading system; its commerce minister wrote on Monday in the ruling Communist Party’s official newspaper. China will quicken the pace of reform and implement its pledge to opening up banks, securities and insurance, besides easing foreign ownership limits on autos, […]

Remittances into Pakistan posted no increase in 2017: WB

By The Frontier Post | April 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk LAHORE: Remittances into Pakistan remained almost flat for 2017, fueled by notable decreases in inflows from Saudi Arabia (the biggest remittance source) by end of the year, reported World Bank. And global remittances have rebounded to record highs in 2017 posting a 7 percent rise, according to World Bank’s latest “Migration and Development” brief. […]

Global stocks fall as US yields near 3pc

By The Frontier Post | April 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: World stocks slipped on Monday as investors braced for a blizzard of earnings from the world’s largest firms, while keeping a wary eye on US bond yields as they approach peaks that have triggered market spasms in the past. The yield on 10-year US Treasuries hit its highest level since January 2014 at […]

Sports

Maria Sharapova crashes out of Indian Wells

By The Frontier Post | March 9, 2018

Monitoring Desk INDIAN WELLS (Agencies): Five-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova suffered a shock defeat on Wednesday to Japanese No. 1 Naomi Osaka, losing her opening match at the WTA Indian Wells tournament 6-4, 6-4. The former world number one, and twice a winner in the California desert, Sharapova was one of the tournament’s major […]

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Gladiators defeat Sultans in a thriller

By The Frontier Post | March 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk DUBAI: Quetta Gladiators defeated Multan Sultan by two wickets in a thrilling match which was played in Dubai on Wednesday night. The 17th match of Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2018 was played between the dominant on the point table, Multan Sultan and Quetta Gladiators. Sultan set a target of 153 runs for the […]

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Taylor makes career-best 181 to level ODI series

By The Frontier Post | March 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk Dunedi: Ross Taylor’s stunning 181 not out helped New Zealand beat England by five wickets and level the one-day series at 2-2 with a game remaining. Jonny Bairstow’s 138 and Joe Root’s 102 helped England post 335-9, although they collapsed from 267-1 in Dunedin. Taylor, struggling to run with a thigh injury, played […]

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Inter-varsity boxing final today

By The Frontier Post | March 8, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The final competitions of All Pakistan Inter University Boxing Championship will held on Thursday here at National Fast University. In 49 kg, Sheroz of Punjab University and Sadam of Sind University have qualified for final. In 52 kg, Arjon komar of Sindh University and Abdul Wali of Punjab University have reached in […]

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KP athletic trials for on March 9

By The Frontier Post | March 8, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: President Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Athletic Association Habib Ur Rehman Afridi Wednesday said that to select Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Men and Women teams for the forthcoming Inter-Provincial Games will be held on March 9, 2018 here at Qayyum Sports Complex. Habib Ur Rehman said that all arrangement for the smooth conduct of the trials have […]

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Army to meet Wapda in final

By The Frontier Post | March 8, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Army and Wapda breezed into the final of the Khawar Shah National baseball championship after winning their respective matches here on Wednesday at Bahria town baseball stadium. Army gave baseball lesson to Police with a 21-0 thrashing with skilful game and aggressive approach throughout the match. Army kept their opponents under […]

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