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Army provides job to physically-challenged voter in Lahore

By The Frontier Post | July 31, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday announced that Fajar, the physically-challenged girl from Lahore who went to cast her vote on July 25 will be getting a job through the Pakistan Army. On July 25, Fajar had gone out to cast her vote and had later taken […]

Bilawal says his party improved despite pressure, rigging

By The Frontier Post | July 31, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that his Party has always struggled for strengthening of democracy and the Parliament pledging that PPP would use the Parliamentary forum to advance its ideology and ideals. The PPP Chairman was addressing a luncheon meeting with the newly-elected Parliamentarians from the country at […]

Political parties provided level playing field, says Babar Yaqoob

By The Frontier Post | July 31, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Secretary Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Babar Yaqoob has said that the ECP provided level fields for the all the parties during the July 25 general elections. Babar Yaqoob said this while addressing the media in Islamabad on Tuesday. He said that the electoral body requested the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to […]

PTI decides to bring Pervaiz Elahi as Punjab speaker

By The Frontier Post | July 31, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Former Chief Minister of Punjab, Chaudhry Pervez Elahi will reportedly be the candidate for the speaker of Punjab assembly. According to reports, the decision was taken in the meeting between the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Pakistan Muslim League-Q leaderships. Party sources claimed that the PTI leadership agreed to the suggestion as it wants […]

Apex court orders NAB to continue investigation into PIA CEO’s appointment

By The Frontier Post | July 31, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) was ordered by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Tuesday to continue its investigation against Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) CEO Musharraf Rasool Cyan’s appointment. While hearing a suo motu case pertaining to a PIA air safari on Tuesday, CJP remarked that the Supreme Court is […]

IHC to hear Sharifs’ petitions against Avenfield verdict today

By The Frontier Post | July 31, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court will hear the petitions on Monday filed by former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam and son-in-law Captain (retd) Safdar against their convictions and verdict of Accountability court in Avenfield reference. Earlier on July 6, NAB an court had sentenced Nawaz to a total of 11 years […]

Global

Toronto police seek motive after gunman kills two, injures 13

By The Frontier Post | July 23, 2018

TORONTO (Reuters): Toronto police on Monday sought a motive after two young women, ages 10 and 18, were killed and 13 other people were wounded by a gunman on a busy restaurant-filled street. The suspect was later found dead, authorities said. “We do not know why this happened,” Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders told reporters […]

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Woman and gunman dead, 13 injured in Canada shooting

By The Frontier Post | July 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk TORONTO: A gunman was shot down by police after he shoot fourteen people, including a young girl, near downtown Toronto on Sunday. Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders confirmed that one person killed and the gunman also dead and adding that the young girl was in a critical condition. Paramedics, firefighters and police converged […]

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British reject May’s Brexit plan, some turn to Boris and far right: poll

By The Frontier Post | July 23, 2018

LONDON (Reuters): Prime Minister Theresa May’s plans to leave the European Union are overwhelmingly opposed by the British public and more than a third of voters would support a new right-wing political party committed to quitting the bloc, according to a new poll. May’s political vulnerability was exposed by the survey which found voters would […]

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Accused Russian agent Butina met with US Treasury, Fed officials

By The Frontier Post | July 23, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters): Accused Russian agent Maria Butina had wider high-level contacts in Washington than previously known, taking part in 2015 meetings between a visiting Russian official and two senior officials at the U.S. Federal Reserve and Treasury Department. The meetings, revealed by several people familiar with the sessions and a report from a Washington think […]

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South Africa shooting: Eleven taxi drivers killed

By The Frontier Post | July 23, 2018

Johannesburg (BBC):  Gunmen in South Africa have killed 11 taxi drivers in an ambush, police say. The men from Gauteng province were travelling to Johannesburg on Saturday night when their minibus was fired on. The victims, and four others critically injured, were returning from a colleague’s funeral in the coastal region of Kwa-Zulu Natal, police […]

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1,000 Jewishs converge on Al-Aqsa complex

By The Frontier Post | July 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk JERUSALEM: More than 1,000 Israeli settlers on Sunday forced their way into East Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, according to a Palestinian official. Speaking to Anadolu Agency, Firas al-Dibis, an official with Jerusalem’s Jordan-run Religious Endowments Authority, said Israeli police stormed the compound before the settlers and carried out protective sweeps and search. […]

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Pakistan

Wrong to assume govt has no authority after 18th Amendment: Shehryar Afridi

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Minister for State on Interior Shehryar Afridi on Monday said that protecting the life and property of citizens is the responsibility of the state and there will be no compromise on national security. “Protecting the lives and properties of citizens is the responsibility of the state. There were be no compromise of […]

KP govt to present annual budget today

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government will present a budget for financial year 2018-19 today (Monday). KP Finance Minister Taimoor Saleem Khan Jhagra will present the budget for financial year 2018-19 in the provincial assembly with a total outlay of over Rs613 billion. Shaukat Yousafzai, spokesperson of KP government has confirmed that the budget […]

People shows support in favor of PML-N in by-polls: Nawaz

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme leader of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and former prime minister, Nawaz Sharif has said that in the recently held by-polls across Pakistan thousands of votes cast in favor of his party candidates which shows the future of politics in the country. This he said while talking to media persons outside […]

LHC grants protective bail to PML-N’s Saad Rafique amid NAB investigation

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Monday has granted interim bail to Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Khawaja Saad Rafique, who recently won the by-elections. Earlier, Saad Rafique and his brother Salman Rafique had petitioned the court and stating that the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) could arrest them illegally. Earlier in the day, […]

Ruthless accountability need of hour: JI

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Ameer, Jamaat e Islami, Pakistan, Senator SirajulHaq, has said that in order to establish a “Clean, Green and corruption free Pakistan” all big plunderers must be hauled up and the notion that some people were above the law must be negated. He was talking to different delegations at Mansoora on Sunday. The […]

Govt working under solid plan to bring stability: Shibli

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Senator Shibli Faraz has said the PTI government was working under solid plan to bring political and economical stability in the country. Every department was contributing to achieve the country’s milestone and the positive result would be surfaced soon, he said talking to a private news channel. He said five […]

Afghanistan

1 in 3 children still unimmunized in Afghanistan, says MoPH

By The Frontier Post | April 26, 2018

  Monitoring Desk KABUL: An estimated 160,000 to 200,000 children under one year of age in Afghanistan – one in three – received zero vaccinations last year, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) said in a statement on Wednesday. These gaps in routine immunization coverage not only put the lives of under-vaccinated children at risk […]

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Dostum vows to return to Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | April 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk MAIMANA: A huge gathering of Afghanistan’s solvation Alliance is expected to hold in Turkey next week, the first Vice President Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum has announced. Addressing his supporters on the telephone from Turkey on Tuesday, the first vice president said he would soon come back to Afghanistan. The ASA meeting would be […]

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Afghanistan gets IGF membership

By The Frontier Post | April 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Ministry of Mines and Petroleum on Wednesday said Afghanistan got the membership of Intergovernmental Forum (IGF) on Mining. Nargis Nehan, acting mines and petroleum minister said that becoming a member of the organization was a golden chance for Afghanitan in mines processing. The IGF is the only policymaking organization in natural […]

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30 people dead, hurt in operations

By The Frontier Post | April 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk GHAZNI: Thirty people including civilians, security men and anti-government gunmen were killed and wounded during separate incidents of violence in Ghazni province, officials said Wednesday. Gunmen attacked a security post in Khushk Bala area, western outskirts of Ghazni city, said Muhammad Arif Noori, spokesman of Ghazni governor. A civil order police was killed […]

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Afghan journalist shot dead in Kandahar

By The Frontier Post | April 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk KANDAHAR: Afghan journalist Abdul Manan Arghand was shot dead by unknown gunmen in Kandahar city of Afghanistan on Wednesday. The local media reported that the 31 year-old Arghand had been driving in his car when gunmen, riding on a motorcycle, opened fire on him, in a result he died on the spot. Arghand […]

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Three cops killed in check-post attack

By The Frontier Post | April 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Afghan officials confirmed that at least three policemen were killed on early Wednesday morning when unidentified militants attacked on a check post in Kabul city. The residents complained that security forces arrived very late after the attack and the gunmen managed to escape after killing the policemen in the check post. No […]

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Business

Ikea to open 1st South American stores

By The Frontier Post | May 19, 2018

F.P. Report STOCKHOLM: Sweden’s Ikea, which revolutionised affordable furnishing for households, is to expand its flat pack offers to South America for the first time. The group announced on Thursday that it aims to open at least nine stores in Chile, Colombia and Peru in the next decade along with online sales channels for the […]

PIAF welcomes decision to disburse Rs.100b refunds

By The Frontier Post | May 19, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Industrial and Traders Associations Front (PIAF) has appreciated the decision of the government to disburse up to Rs100 billion towards outstanding refunds belonging to exporting industry. It is to be noted that Federal Minister for Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs Dr. Miftah Ismail has recently assured business leaders that before the […]

Oil hits $80, highest since Nov 2014

By The Frontier Post | May 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: Oil prices hit $80 a barrel on Thursday for the first time since November 2014 on concerns that Iranian exports could fall due to renewed U.S. sanctions and reduce supply in an already tightening market. Brent crude futures reached an intraday high of $80.18. They were up 58 cents at $79.86 as […]

PIA substandard painting exposed after spending millions

By The Frontier Post | May 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: After spending more than 3.4 million rupees on one plane to get it rebranded and repainted. The repainted planes of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) are fading out. The national carrier PIA had decided to revamp its aircraft with a new Markhor Logo on it and repainting all the planes. The company earlier […]

Microsoft secures a profitable deal with the intelligence community

By The Frontier Post | May 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Microsoft Corp said it’s secured a lucrative cloud deal with the intelligence community that marks a rapid expansion by the software giant into a market led by Amazon.com Inc. The deal, which the company said Wednesday is worth hundreds of millions of dollars, allows 17 intelligence agencies and offices to use Microsoft’s Azure […]

Chinese yuan continues to weaken against the US dollar

By The Frontier Post | May 18, 2018

SHANGHAI (Reuters): China’s yuan eased against the U.S. dollar on Friday, on track to post its worst week in three months after the central bank set its yuan midpoint at a one-week low to reflect the greenback’s extended gains. The dollar firmed against its major trading partners on Friday morning, buoyed by a rise in […]

Sports

Turkish boxer to defend European championship

By The Frontier Post | April 9, 2018

Monitoring Desk ZONGULDAK: Turkish national boxer Elif Guneri aims to defend her title in the European Boxing Championships (EUBC) next month in Poland. “I would like to see our flag and anthem honored in the boxing ring,” Guneri told Anadolu Agency. Guneri, 29, a physical education teacher, has bagged several boxing championship titles during her […]

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CWG18: Pakistan draws against England 2-2 in hockey

By The Frontier Post | April 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk GOLD COAST: After a thrilling match and leveling their last game with a last-second goal against India, Pakistan drew 2-2 against England in another thrilling encounter in hockey at the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast on Sunday morning. Pakistan has played two games before in the tournament and drew both the games, 1-1 […]

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PPC Qabails off to a flying start in RMI Media Cricket League

By The Frontier Post | April 8, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: PPC Qabails off to a winning start in the RMI Media Cricket League being played at Government Shaheed Hasnain Sharif Higher Secondary School No. 1 when on Wednesday in their opening match Qabails comprehensively beat PPC Zalmi by 8 wickets. After winning the toss Qabails put Zalmi to bat first. In the […]

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Dale Steyn to join Hampshire

By The Frontier Post | April 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: Hampshire have signed fast bowler Dale Steyn for a minimum of two matches as he looks to be fit for South Africa’s tour of Sri Lanka in July. The 34-year-old will join in June and cover for compatriot Hashim Amla in a one-day and County Championship game. Steyn, who has taken 419 […]

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Spirited Pakistan hold India to a 2-2 draw

By The Frontier Post | April 8, 2018

GOLD COAST, Queensland (Australia) (APP):Spirited Pakistan held India to a 2-2 draw before down 1-2 in the dying moments of the most thrilling encounter in hockey event of the ongoing XXI Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games being played here at Hockey Complex ground on Saturday. It was drama till end in the much anticipated match […]

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PCB team visits Miranshah

By The Frontier Post | April 8, 2018

F.P. Report Lahore: Pakistan Cricket Board officials in collaboration with the Pakistan Army were in Miranshah to conduct open trials of aspiring cricketers in the area. A four-member team, including two current stars Shadab Khan and Yasir Shah would join National Cricket Academy, coaches Mushtaq Ahmed and Ali Zia, to conducted trials of aspiring cricketers […]

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