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 Junior leaders have important role in modern warfare: COAS

By The Frontier Post | May 23, 2018

F.P. Report SHINKIARI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday said that the training of junior leaders was extremely important because of their critical role in modern warfare. According to ISPR said the army chief visited the Junior Leaders Academy (JLA) in Shinkiari today. The COAS was given a detailed briefing […]

Caretaker setup: Government backtracking on its earlier commitment, says’ Khursheed Shah

By The Frontier Post | May 23, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Leader of opposition in the National Assembly, Syed Khursheed Shah has said that the government is backtracking on its own commitment and suggestions for the appointment of caretaker prime minister. Shah was talking to media on Wednesday and he said that Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) will settle the appointment of caretaker prime […]

Nawaz trying to do politics in court instead of giving answer of his money trail: Fawad Chaudhry

By The Frontier Post | May 23, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: leader of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Fawad Chaudhry has said that the disqualified prime minister Nawaz Sharif playing a dangerous game by doing politics in court and adding that he will have to pay a heavy price for it. Fawad Chaudhry said this on Wednesday while talking to media outlet. He was reacted […]

Challenges, Pressure mounted on government after initiating treason case against Musharraf: Nawaz Sharif

By The Frontier Post | May 23, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The disqualified prime minister Nawaz Sharif has said that all the challenges and pressure were increased after the government initiated a treason case against the former dictator General (retd) Pervez Musharaf. Nawaz Sharif said while recording his statement for the third consecutive day in Avenfield reference on Wednesday in the accountability court. […]

CTD arrests two alleged terrorists in Sheikhupura operation

By The Frontier Post | May 23, 2018

F.P. Report SHEIKHUPURA: At least two alleged terrorists were arrested during an operation carried out by Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) in Shehzad Town area of Sheikhupura on Tuesday night. CTD spokesperson told news channel that the arrested terrorists were affiliated to banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Jamaat-ul-Ahrar group. The arrested terrorists were identified as Habib-ur-Rehman and Muhammad Gul. […]

PTI’s Naeemul Haq slaps Daniyal Aziz during talk show

By The Frontier Post | May 23, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Leader of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Naeemul Haq slapped Minister of Privatization Daniyal Aziz during the program of private news channel on later Tuesday night. Daniyal Aziz’s inappropriate remarks irked PTI leader, which led to a heated exchange between the two political rivals. PML-N leader Daniyal Aziz called Naeemul Haq a “thief”, after […]

Global

Lebanon denies role in cancelling Palestinian moot

By The Frontier Post | April 29, 2018

Edward Haddad BEIRUT: The Lebanese government on Saturday denied reports about barring the convention of a major Palestinian conference in the capital Beirut. A Hamas official earlier said Lebanese authorities were preventing the Palestinian People’s Congress, which is scheduled to open in Beirut and the Gaza Strip on Sunday. However, Hassan Mneimneh, head of the […]

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Pompeo dashes off to Middle East

By The Frontier Post | April 29, 2018

BRUSSELS (AFP): Washington’s newly appointed secretary of state set off on a tour of America’s key Middle East allies on Saturday, vowing to bring some “swagger” back to US diplomacy. After attending NATO talks in Brussels, Mike Pompeo was to embark on a three-day trip to Saudi Arabia, Israel and Jordan to update friends on […]

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Russia bans Lithuanian citizens’ entry

By The Frontier Post | April 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk MOSCOW: Moscow has been forced to prohibit hostile-minded Lithuanian citizens from entering Russia, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on its website on Saturday. It also warned Vilnius that “the entry stop list” remains open, and more persons may be included in it. “In retaliation for Vilnius’ adoption of an equivalent […]

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Saudi man killed in missile salvo from Yemen

By The Frontier Post | April 28, 2018

DUBAI (Reuters): Yemen’s Houthi movement fired ballistic missiles at what it called “economic and vital targets” in the southern Saudi province of Jizan on Saturday, and Saudi authorities said a man was killed by debris from the projectiles. The attack appeared to be retaliation promised by Yemen’s dominant political faction in a war there as […]

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Xi, Modi agree to reduce border tensions

By The Frontier Post | April 28, 2018

BEIJING (AFP): Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi ended informal meetings in China Saturday with a promise to reduce border tensions after a high-altitude standoff in the Himalayas last year. The leaders have spent two days in the central Chinese city of Wuhan for discussions on how to mend ties strained […]

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Bill Gates to donate $12 million to fund research for universal flu vaccine

By The Frontier Post | April 28, 2018

LONDON (AFP): Billionaire philanthropist and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates announced on Friday his charity — the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation — is offering $12 million for a “transformational” flu vaccine after warning that the world is not ready to deal with a modern-day pandemic. Gates warned of a threat, global flu outbreak poses, killing […]

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Pakistan

PTI nominates Ghani, Mahmud for election of Speaker, Dy Speaker KP PA

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Pakistan Tehree-e-Insaf (PTI) nominated Mushtaq Ahmad Ghani MPA, hailing from Abbotabad, as its candidate for the post speaker Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly. A spokesman for PTI media cell informed APP that Mahmud Jan MPA hailing from Peshawar would contest the election for deputy speaker Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly. The election for the post of […]

Conscious towards our national goals needed: Jhagra

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor, Engineer Iqbal Zafar Jhagra said this is the time to be more conscious towards our national goals of making the security and stability of our beloved motherland impregnable; ensure well-being and prosperity of the nation and bring lasting peace in the society. This he stated in his message on […]

ANP nominates Laiq M. for Speaker post

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: ANP nominated senior parliamentarian, Laiq Mohammad Khan as candidate for the office of the Speaker Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly. According to a press release issued here from Bacha Khan Markaz, the decision was taken in a meeting of the newly elected ANP members of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly held here with the parliamentary leader, […]

PML-N members unhappy over ‘no protest’ at NA session

By The Frontier Post | August 13, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Several members of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party Monday expressed displeasure as their lawmakers did not record protests during the oath-taking ceremony of the revamped National Assembly. The members at a parliamentary meeting of the party presided over by former Punjab chief minister Shehbaz Shairf voiced their concerns on the election […]

PTI vows to have working ties with PPP, but give tough time in Sindh Assembly

By The Frontier Post | August 13, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Sindh governor designate Imran Ismail on Monday said the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) would have working relationship with the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) as the federal government for development in the province but would not let them have a free ride in the Sindh Assembly. “The PPP is our rival party, but this […]

Accused sent on judicial remand in Saaf Pani corruption case

By The Frontier Post | August 13, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: An accountability court on Monday sent the accused, in Saaf Pani Company scam, to the prison on a judicial remand. The corruption case hearing of Saaf Pani Company was held at an accountability court of Lahore, where the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) maintained that the accused Qamarul Islam is charged for illegally […]

Afghanistan

Daikundi almond yield jumps but its price crashes

By The Frontier Post | February 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEILI: Local officials and gardeners in central Daikundi province report a 20 percent increase almond production this year, but complain about the dried fruit’s dropping price in the market. Sayed Abdul Wahid Ferozi, provincial agriculture, irrigation and livestock director, told Pajhwok Afghan News that almond production reached 24,000 metric tons in Daikundi this […]

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8 dead as Taliban attack political party’s office

By The Frontier Post | February 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk SHABARGHAN: At least five people were killed and three others wounded as Taliban attacked the the office of Hezb-e-Azadi Afghanistan in the Sherin Tagab district of Faryab province yesterday, the party said Saturday. The gunmen attacked the office of General Abdul Malik led Hezb-e-Azadi in the Faizabad area of Sherin Tagab district at […]

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Pence, Ghani discuss recent wave of terror in Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | February 3, 2018

KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani and US Vice-President Mike Pence held a telephonic conversation on recent terrorist attacks in Kabul, the Presidential Palace said on Saturday. A statement from Ghani’s office said Pence extended his condolences to the president and the Afghans on the loss of lives in the latest spate of attacks on behalf […]

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Nine militants killed in Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | February 3, 2018

KABUL (ANI): At least nine militants affiliated with the terror outfit Islamic State (IS) have been killed during the ongoing Hamza operations in Afghan’s eastern Nangarhar province. “The Hamza operations are underway in the restive parts of Nangarhar province in a bid to eliminate the ISIS militants and insurgents belonging to the other terrorist groups,” […]

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Balkh political issue to be solved within the limits of constitution says Ghani

By The Frontier Post | February 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Afghan President Asharf Ghani has said that political issue of Balkh will be solved within the limits of constitution of the country. President Ghani said this while talking to elders and residents of northern Balkh province in presidential palace. He added that the Balkh political issue has been taken as per the […]

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50 Taliban reported killed in operation

By The Frontier Post | February 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk KANDAHAR: Kandahar police on Thursday claimed 50 Taliban gunmen were killed during operations in Maiwand and Panjwayee districts. The Afghan defense, however, put the Taliban death toll at 20. The personnel of special units of National Directorate of Security (NDS) engaged Taliban groups in Band-e-Taimour area of Maiwand district and bordering Reg area […]

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Business

KCCI for liberal visa policy to boost trade

By The Frontier Post | March 2, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Ambassador of Bosnia & Herzegovina Sakib Foric has advised the business and industrial community of Karachi to explore the investment opportunities in Bosnia & Herzegovina where they can enjoy many benefits including cheaper fuel and electricity along with tax free regime and other facilities being offered through the Foreign Investment Promotion Agency […]

Turkey’s manufacturing sector continues to improve

By The Frontier Post | March 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Turkey’s Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) for the manufacturing sector reached 55.6 points in February, thanks to the rise in demand which reflected positively on total new orders and purchasing activity, according to a closely-watched business survey released on Thursday. London-based global data company IHS Markit’s monthly PMI report — prepared in collaboration […]

Lucky cement awarded MAP’s corporate excellence award

By The Frontier Post | March 2, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Lucky Cement Limited (psx: LUCK) won the Management Association of Pakistan’s Corporate Excellence Award in the Cement Sector category. Syed Noman Hasan, Executive Director of Lucky Cement Limited received the award at the 33rd MAP Annual Corporate Excellence Award Ceremony held at a local hotel. The Corporate Excellence Awards was instituted by […]

Global food prices rise in February, says UN

By The Frontier Post | March 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Turkey’s exports jumped 14.8 percent to reach $12.9 billion in February, compared to the same month of 2017, the Turkish Exporters Assembly (TIM) announced Thursday. The figure makes February 2018 the best-performing February for exports in Turkish history, TIM said. Turkey’s exports surged 12.8 percent to $25.3 billion in the first two […]

Winners of Oxford’s 3rd reading contest announced

By The Frontier Post | March 2, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Oxford University Press announced the names of the national winners of its third Oxford Big Read (OBR) competition—a highly successful reading programme launched by OUP in 2015 in schools across Pakistan. The idea behind this unique project is to introduce school children to quality reading materials and to inculcate in them a […]

HACPL wins Honda Global best quality award

By The Frontier Post | March 2, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: The Quality Control Department of Honda Atlas Cars Pakistan Limited (HACPL) has won the Gold Award in Best Quality Category. HACPL received this distinction in Best Quality Award Ceremony held at Asian Honda (Thailand). Eight ATAI countries (Pakistan, India, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Taiwan and Philippine) participated in the competition. Best Quality […]

Sports

Federer joins stuttering Kerber in quarters

By The Frontier Post | January 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk MELBOURNE: Ice-cool Roger Federer roared into an Australian Open quarter-final with Tomas Berdych Monday as former champion Angelique Kerber stuttered into an enticing clash with Madison Keys. The defending champion swatted aside one-time training partner Marton Fucsovics 6-4, 7-6 (7/3), 6-2 to make the last eight for an incredible 14th time. The Swiss […]

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Not giving up on youngsters: Arthur

By The Frontier Post | January 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk WELLINGTOG: Although “incredibly frustrated” at the back-to-back losses in New Zealand, Pakistan head coach Mickey Arthur is not giving up on his young side. “Very frustrating, very hard to understand [why we are continuing to lose] despite all our hard work, but I’m not giving up on this young unit”. Arthur said during […]

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New Zealand thrash Pakistan in 1st T20

By The Frontier Post | January 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk WELLINGTON: Pakistan continuing to show poor performance in the New Zealand as it’s batting again collapse and the Black caps easily win the first T20I in Wellington on Monday. After winning the toss New Zealand invited the green shirt to bat first and the both opener were departed early and soon after the […]

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Pakistan junior hockey team holds World XI to a 3-3 draw

By The Frontier Post | January 22, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan junior hockey team hit back twice to hold fancied World XI to a 3-3 draw in the second and last match of the series here on Sunday at the National Hockey Stadium. For the entertainment of a handful holiday crowd, the green shirts roared back with determination to first level at […]

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Nadal fights off gutsy Schwartzman to reach quarters

By The Frontier Post | January 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk MELBOURNE: Spain’s Rafael Nadal fought off tenacious Argentine Diego Schwartzman to win through to the quarter-finals of the Australian Open on Sunday, ensuring he remains world number one after the tournament ends. Nadal was taken to four gruelling sets in almost four hours before winning 6-3, 6-7 (4/7), 6-3, 6-3 on Rod Laver […]

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Morgan beats Ponting record

By The Frontier Post | January 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk SYDNEY: Eoin Morgan is officially the most prolific batsman in the history of one-day international matches between England and Australia. The touring skipper usurped Ricky Ponting at the top of the list of run scorers in this fixture during the third ODI of the current series in Sydney on Sunday. Going into the […]

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