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Punjab govt condemns PML-N leaders remarks against PTI women workers

By The Frontier Post | May 1, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Malik Ahmad Khan, spokesman of Punjab government on Tuesday has condemned the Rana Sanaullah and Abid Sher Ali remarks about the female workers of Pakistan Tehreel-e-Insaf (PTI). He said that that such kind of remarks should not be used for the female who come out of their homes for political activities and […]

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Electricity shortfall increases to 1,200MW as power line trip

By The Frontier Post | May 1, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: A spokesman of the Power Division informed the electricity shortfall increases to 1,200MW as power lines of National Transmission and Despatch Company (NTDC) tripped on Tuesday. The official added that the power plants were affected due to tripping including one to four of the Chashma Nuclear Power Plant and adding that three […]

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Nawaz Sharif to address political rally in Sahiwal today

By The Frontier Post | May 1, 2018

F.P. Report SAHIWAL: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Quaid for life, Nawaz Sharif will address a political rally in Sahiwal on Tuesday. According to party sources, Nawaz Sharif will address the gathering which is scheduled to be held at Sheikh Zafar Ali Stadium. District Police Officer informed the private news channel that all the security arrangement […]

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ISI foils CIA attempt to break out Shakil Afridi from Peshawar jail: reports

By The Frontier Post | May 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: The Russian News Agency Sputnik claimed that US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) failed to conduct an operation to break a Peshawar prison for Pakistani doctor Shakil Afridi who had assisted the US spy agency in tracking down the Al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden. Russian news agency quoted a source familiar to the matter […]

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PM Abbasi inaugurates New Islamabad International airport

By The Frontier Post | May 1, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has inaugurated the long-awaited New Islamabad International Airport on Tuesday. Airport officials told media outlet that the first flight of Pakistan International Airlines, PK-300, carrying 150 passengers also touched down at the new airport at 11am, while first flight of the PIA will depart for Karachi at 12.30 […]

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Government increases petrol price by Rs1.7 per litre

By The Frontier Post | April 30, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Finance ministry on Monday rejected OGRA’s recommendation to increase price of petrol by Rs3.22, after a notification was released that a Rs1.7 price hike for the commodity was effective from 12AM today. The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) had earlier sent a summary to the government, with the recommendation to increase […]

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Global

Drone strike kills 3

By The Frontier Post | March 30, 2018

SANAA (AA): Three civilians were killed Thursday — and two others were injured — in a drone strike carried out in Yemen’s central Al-Bayda province, according to a local government source. “The strike, which we suspect was carried out by the U.S., targeted a vehicle carrying civilians near the western entrance of Al-Bayda’s Al-Sawmaah directorate,” […]

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At least 68 killed in fire at Venezuelan police station

By The Frontier Post | March 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk VALENCIA: At least 68 people were killed after a fire and riot broke out in the cells of a Venezuelan police station in the central city on Wednesday. According to the government officials told that they are investigating the incident. Chief Prosecutor Tarek William Saab said that the State Prosecutor’s Office guarantees to […]

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Canada mosque killer changes plea to guilty

By The Frontier Post | March 29, 2018

Barry Ellsworth TRENTON: Alexandre Bissonnette admitted Wednesday he is gunman who shot and killed six men during prayer at a Quebec City mosque last year. Bissonnette, 28, had pleaded not guilty Monday in front of Judge Francois Huot to the 12 charges – six of first-degree murder and six of attempted murder. But it was […]

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Egypt threatens non-voters with financial penalties

By The Frontier Post | March 29, 2018

CAIRO (AA): Egypt’s official electoral commission has said it would impose financial penalties on citizens who failed to cast ballots in presidential polls that wrapped up on Wednesday. In a statement issued hours before polling stations closed their doors, the commission vowed to enforce “legal provisions” allowing for the imposition of fines on voters who […]

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UK: PM May urges MPs to ‘stand up against hate crime’

By The Frontier Post | March 29, 2018

Ahmet Gurhan Kartal LONDON: Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday urged British lawmakers to stand up against Islamophobia and anti-Semitism in the U.K. Speaking at the House of Commons in a final weekly question session before the Easter recess, May said hate crime should not be a part of British society. “I think there should […]

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Palestinians urge Muslims, Arabs to safeguard Al-Aqsa

By The Frontier Post | March 29, 2018

RAMALLAH (AA): Palestine’s Religious Affairs Ministry is urging Arabs and Muslims worldwide to rally to the defense of Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque amid calls by Jewish groups to visit the site — in large numbers — during the upcoming Jewish Passover holiday. In a Wednesday statement, Religious Affairs Minister Youssef Ideis called on Arab and Muslim […]

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Pakistan

ECP has complete control over the electoral process: secretary

By The Frontier Post | July 21, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Just days before the general elections, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) clarified it has complete control over the electoral process and is receiving cooperation from other institutions. ECP Secretary Babar Yaqub, while addressing media outside their head office, said that there should be doubts and he would make it like to […]

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Imran Khan to face in upcoming polls: Saad Rafique

By The Frontier Post | July 21, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Senior leader of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Khawaja Saad Rafique has claimed that he will win against the PTI chief Imran Khan in upcoming election on Lahore seat. Former Railway minister was addressing a press conference at Lahore on Saturday. He said that he was sensing a major breakthrough in the upcoming […]

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Two injured in helicopter crash-landing at Bacha Khan airport Peshawar

By The Frontier Post | July 21, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: At least two persons were injured after a helicopter crash-landed at Peshawar’s Bacha Khan Airport on Saturday. According to airport administration, two of the four persons in the helicopter were injured in the incident. Fire brigade trucks and ambulances have reached the runway, which has been cordoned off by security agencies. In […]

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Independent candidate commits suicide in Faisalabad

By The Frontier Post | July 21, 2018

F.P. Report FAISALABAD: Mirza Muhammad Mughal, an independent candidate contesting on NA-103 and PP-103 constituencies of Faisalabad has committed suicide. According to reports, Mughal shot himself in the head and he died on the spot. The motive behind the killing is not yet known. Under the ECP laws, the election in a constituency stands postponed […]

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Mastermind of Mastung blast killed

By The Frontier Post | July 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk QUETTA: A mastermind of Mastung blast and key high profile terrorist of Balochistan banned group Mufti Hadayatullah was killed in Pakistan Army’s targeted operation in Kalat. According to the security officer, the Pakistan Army conducted the operation in Kalat and killed the Balochistan banned organization chief who was mastermind of the Matung blast. […]

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Bilawal accuses PTI, PML-N of having alliance with terrorists

By The Frontier Post | July 21, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Friday accused Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) of electoral alliance with terrorists. “We have to put an end to extremism in politics,” the PPP chief said, adding that Pakistani politicians need to think about the message they are giving to […]

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Afghanistan

Distribution of e-ICs national process: CEO

By The Frontier Post | January 9, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Chief Executive Officer of National Unity Government Dr. Abdullah Abdullah has said the district of electronic identity cards would only be started after approval by all the all the ethnicities in the country. This he said while presiding over the ministers’ council meeting here on Monday. The chief executive said distribution of […]

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Illegal extraction of Badakhshan mines goes on

By The Frontier Post | January 9, 2018

Monitoring Desk FAIZABAD: All mines in northeastern Badakhshan province are illegally extracted by armed men and militants as the government collected no revenue this solar year from mining in the province. Local officials say revenue of the provincial Mines Department was zero this year and all income from the natural resources went to pockets of […]

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15 Daesh gunmen killed in Kunar

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk KUNAR: As many as fifteen Daesh gunmen were killed and 20 others were injured in the ongoing clashes in eastern Kunar province on Monday. The officials told local Afghan media that the clashes were started on Sunday evening following the militants attacked on the security check posts in Chawki district of Kunar. Official […]

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Afghanistan defeats Bangladesh ahead of U-19 World Cup

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Afghanistan U-19 Cricket Team won the warm-up match against Bangaldesh by 56 runs on Monday in New Zealand ahead of Under-19 World Cup. Afghan cricket set the target of 208 for the opponent after batting first, Azmatullah Omarzai scored 81 runs off 66 balls while Bahir Shah made 44 off 60. In […]

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More than 15,000 families displaced this year

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: Officials in Nangarhar province say 15,314 families have been displaced as a result of war in the province during the current solar year. They say 13,665 of the displaced households have received, including food, clothes and cash. About 60 percent of the displaced are from Khogyani district. But amazingly, displaced families from […]

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In Nuristan, cases of violence against women addressed by jirgas

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: The Women’s Affairs Department in eastern Nuristan province says many incidents of violence against women are being resolved by tribal elders instead of courts. Some 45 cases of violence against women have been recorded during the ongoing solar year. None of the cases referred to the judicial organs has been resolved so […]

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Business

SECP amends securities brokers regulations

By The Frontier Post | January 30, 2018

ISLAMABAD (INP): The Securities Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has introduced amendments to the Securities Broker (Licensing and Operations) Regulations, 2016 notified vide SRO No 77(I)/2018. The regulations have been amended to reduce regulatory burden and to promote ease of doing business for the brokerage industry, without compromising regulatory objectives. To promote ease of doing […]

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Tax holiday to help establish industrial zones, Says Afzal

By The Frontier Post | January 29, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Finance Rana Muhammad Afzal has said that tax holiday, granted to businessmen  and companies under China Pakistan Economic Corridor projects, would eventually help establish industrial  zones across the country. The businessmen and companies would enjoy the tax exemption facility to import machinery for CPEC  projects and this tax […]

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SBP says e-commerce on rise in Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | January 29, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Business to consumer E-Commerce (e-B2C) is on the rise in Pakistan as 571 local e-commerce merchants were already accepting payments through banking channels as of end-June 2017, with cumulative annual domestic sales worth Rs 9.8 billion. In addition to that, transactions worth Rs 20.7 billion were carried out by consumers on international […]

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Indonesia removes restriction on import of Pakistani kinnow

By The Frontier Post | January 29, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Indonesia has announced to abolish quota system to enhance import of Kinnow from Pakistan while extending facilities on purchase agreement of Pakistani rice of 1000 million ton till year 2019, and also assured about flexibility in Rice exports tender by keeping the long transit time from Pakistan. A meeting of Indonesia – […]

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Commerce minister inaugurates leather show

By The Frontier Post | January 29, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: The Federal Minister of Commerce – Mr. Mohammad Pervaiz Malik inaugurated the 2nd largest event of Southeast Asia ‘Pakistan Mega Leather Show 2018’ (PMLS18) on 28th January, 2018. The Ambassador for Italy – His Excellency, Dr. Stefano Pontecorvo, specially participated in this grand event and interacted with entrepreneurs, businessmen and buyer from […]

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Ikea founder Ingvar Kamprad dies in Sweden at 91

By The Frontier Post | January 29, 2018

LONDON (BBC): The Swedish founder of the Ikea furniture chain, Ingvar Kamprad, has died at the age of 91, the company has announced. Mr Kamprad – who pioneered flat-pack furniture – died at his home in Småland, Ikea confirmed in a statement. The company said that Mr Kamprad was “one of the greatest entrepreneurs of […]

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Sports

India complete clean sweep against Sri Lanka

By The Frontier Post | December 25, 2017

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Indian cricket team completed the clean sweep against Sri Lanka in T20 series after beating them in third and final match by five wickets. India opted to field first after winning the toss and restricted the Sri Lankan batsmen to 135/7 in 20 overs After winning the toss and opting to field, Indian […]

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SNGPL beat WAPDA in Quaid-e-Azam Trophy

By The Frontier Post | December 25, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: SNGPL defeated the defending champion WAPDA for 103 runs and won their fourth Quaid-e-Azam Trophy title on Monday. SNGPL took the last three wickets on the fifth day of the final day to win the trophy and it took them 50 minutes to send WAPDA packing. The defending champion survive only eleven […]

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Waqar tips Kohli to break all batting records

By The Frontier Post | December 25, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan’s former captain Waqar Younis has tipped Indian skipper Virat Kohli to break all batting records in the years to come. “The way he is maintaining his fitness and the way he enjoys his game and focusses on his skill level, I think he is destined to break all batting records in […]

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T10 has great entertainment potential: Sohail Tanvir

By The Frontier Post | December 25, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan left-arm pacer Sohail Tanvir believes T10 cricket is here to stay since it appeals to the cricket loving audiences due to its shorter format as compared to the T20s. Sohail, who was one part of the winning franchise Kerala Kings in the recently concluded T10 Cricket League in the UAE, says […]

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PM to open 3rd Governor FATA Youth Sports Festival

By The Frontier Post | December 25, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Prime Minister of Pakistan Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will inaugurate the most awaited 3rd Governor KP FATA Youth Sports Festival on Monday morning at Tehsil Jamrud Sports Complex, Khyber Agency. This was stated by DG Sports Muhammad Nawaz Khan while talking to APP here on Sunday soon after inspecting different venues including the […]

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Pakistan has right to play series against India: Najam Sethi

By The Frontier Post | December 24, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Chairman PCB Najam Sethi has said that playing a series against India is Pakistan’s right and it is not fair to say that Pakistan is begging to play with India. Talking to media in Karachi, the chairman PCB said that if India didn’t want to play against Pakistan then they shouldn’t have […]

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