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Begum Kulsoom Nawaz condition is critical: Doctors

By The Frontier Post | June 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: The condition of Begum Kulsoom Nawaz the wife of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was critical, doctors said. A five member board of doctors in the London hospital while briefed the Sharif family that the condition of begum Kulsoom Nawaz is critical as she is on the ventiliator for the last many […]

Maryum Nawaz nomination paper accepted for NA-125 and NA-127

By The Frontier Post | June 18, 2018

F.P.Report LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz leader  Maryum Nawaz nomination paper for NA-125 was accepted by returning officer on Monday. Asif Bashir the returning officer accepted her nomination paper and declared Maryum Nawaz that she can contest election and rejected the entire objection. Maryam will contests the next general election which will be held on […]

President Mamnoon Hussian attends International conference on Water

By The Frontier Post | June 18, 2018

F.P.Report DUSHANBE: President Mamnoon Hussain on Monday arrived in Tajikistan to attend International conference “ Water for sustainable development” . The conference will be held at Dushanbe the capital of Tajikistan and started from June 20 to 21 on the importance of water and the achievement of sustainable. The conference will be hosted by Tajikistan […]

PTI distribute tickets on the basis of merit: Imran Khan

By The Frontier Post | June 18, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan said on Monday that he will not take any pressure and will review the party’s decisions regarding tickets for General Elections. This he said on Monday to the disgruntled PTI workers who were gathered at the residence of Imran Khan at Bani Gala and protesting over […]

Imran Khan Prosecutor submits reply to ECP

By The Frontier Post | June 18, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairperson Imran Khan’s lawyer submitted on Monday reply over objections to his candidacy for the upcoming general election to the Election Commission of Pakistan Assistant lawyer of Babar Awan said that the objections to Imran’s candidacy are baseless and based on fraud. It stated in the documents that the objection […]

SC orders to issue CNICs to transgender persons within 15 days

By The Frontier Post | June 18, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Monday ordered to issue computerized national identity cards (CNIC) to the transgender persons within 15 days and also ordered to a special committee in the this regard. While hearing a suo motu case at Lahore registry of Supreme Court, Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar presided […]

Global

Attacker kills three in Liege, dies after gunbattle with police

By The Frontier Post | May 29, 2018

LIEGE, BELGIUM (Reuters): A man killed two policewomen and a bystander in the Belgian city of Liege on Tuesday before being shot dead in a gunbattle at a school in what prosecutors are treating as a terrorist attack. The man was named by public broadcaster RTBF as a 36-year-old petty criminal who had been let […]

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China rejects India’s concern over Gilgit-Baltistan

By The Frontier Post | May 29, 2018

BEIJING (AFP): Rejecting India’s concerns, China on Tuesday stayed away from commenting on Pakistan’s decision to declare country’s northern region Gilgit-Baltistan as its fifth state. Beijing also maintained the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), which passes through GB region will not affect its neutrality on the issue. “We have noticed relevant reports. Firstly, the Kashmir issue […]

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Saudi crown Prince injured in a heavy fire attack

By The Frontier Post | May 29, 2018

TEHRAN (AFP): Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is said to be shot and injured in heavy gunfire that erupted from outside the royal palace. Press TV reported that the secretary-general of the Islamic Revival Party Mohammed al-Mas’ari made the revelation. In a recent interview with Lebanon’s al-Mayadeen TV, he said that bin Salman was […]

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Turkey, Russia discussed the territorial integrity of Syria

By The Frontier Post | May 29, 2018

ISTANBUL (AFP): Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday Phoned to Russian President Vladimir Putin, both leaders emphasized the territorial integrity of Syria, and agreed it should not become a conflict zone between Iran and Israel. Turkish and Russian presidents conversed on a call about recent developments in Syria. Both leaders pointed out the significance […]

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Moscow ready to react to NATO’s expansion

By The Frontier Post | May 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk MOSCOW: The Kremlin has commented on the deployment of a permanent US military base in Poland, which will cost the country $1.5-2 billion. Reacting to the establishment of a US base in Poland, Kremlin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov underlined that Poland had a sovereign right to establish a US military base on its territory, […]

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Philippines says it told China of ‘red lines’ in sea feud

By The Frontier Post | May 29, 2018

MANILA (AP): The Philippine foreign secretary said on Monday that China has been notified of “red lines,” or actions Manila would find unacceptable, in the South China Sea, including construction activities at a disputed shoal and extraction of oil and gas in the long-contested waters. Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano explained what President Rodrigo Duterte’s […]

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Pakistan

Sheikh Rasheed vows to conduct raids in disguise for checking Railways’ progress

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Railways Minister Sheikh Rasheed announced on Thursday that he will improve railways and reduce debt by December 30. Speaking to the media at the Rawalpindi Railway Station, Rasheed vowed, “The task given to me by Prime Minister Imran Khan regarding railways will be completed.” “I promise I will keep a check on […]

11,803 Pakistanis jailed abroad: Interior Ministry

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The Interior Ministry in a report revealed that at least 11,803 Pakistanis are serving jail terms in foreign countries. According to the report, 8.8 million Pakistanis are living abroad and 11,803 of them are in different jails. Most of the jailed Pakistanis are in Saudi Arabia — 2,937. The report said 10,000 […]

PPP opposes govt’s move to turn PM House into educational institution

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: PPP MNA Nafeesa Shah on Thursday strongly opposed a federal government’s announcement of turning Prime Minister House into an educational institution. “This PM house is not personal property of #ImranKhan. He should convert his own Bani Gala Mahal into a university,” Ms Shah tweeted. “This House is a state asset and belongs […]

JIT holds first meeting to probe fake bank accounts case

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The Supreme Court mandated Joint Investigation Team (JIT) in a fake bank accounts case held its first meeting on Thursday. JIT has initiated its investigations in the fake bank accounts case involving Asif Ali Zardari, Faryal Talpur and their close aides. The meeting mulled over the direction in which further probe has […]

PM House to be converted into educational institution: Shafqat Mehmood

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for National History and Literary Heritage Division, Shafqat Mehmood on Thursday has claimed that federal government has decided to convert the palatial Prime Minister House into an educational institution. While briefing the media persons, Shafqat Mehmood said that Prime Minister Imran Khan chaired a briefing on reuse of heritage buildings at […]

Minister vows to overcome Rs42 bn railways deficit

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Federal Minister for Railways, Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad has claimed that the Rs 42 billion deficit of Pakistan Railways will be control in one year. The Railway minister said this while talking to the media persons in Rawalpindi. Sheikh Rasheed pointed out that the department is currently facing annual deficit of forty to […]

Afghanistan

MUDH says work on 89 construction projects kicked off in 1396 fiscal year

By The Frontier Post | March 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Ministry of Urban Development and Housing (MUDH) says the construction work of 89 various projects kicked off during the 1396 fiscal year. MUDH spokesperson Nilofar Langar told reporters in Kabul that the ministry has managed to utilize funds from its development budget and has spent around 85.58% of it so far. […]

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Forces launch operation for recovery of abducted people

By The Frontier Post | March 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Afghan security forces launched operation to recover two people kidnaped by gunmen in the Qarabagh district of Ghazni province, authorities said Monday. Gunmen allegedly members of Hazara community attacked a house in the Sherabad village of Qarabagh district three days ago, killing three members of a family and kidnapping two others. Accompanied […]

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Gunmen torch school in Nangarhar

By The Frontier Post | March 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk JALALBAD: Unidentified gunmen torched a high school in the Mohmand Dara district of eastern Nangarhar province, officials said Monday. The gunmen set the Aimal Khan High School’s building on fire, burning its library and three rooms to ashes, said Attaullah Khugyani, spokesman of Nangarhar governor. Girls and boys study in the school in […]

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1398 persons killed, wounded in Afghanistan last month

By The Frontier Post | March 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Nearly 1,400 people have been killed and wounded in 153 attacks in Afghanistan last month showed a 32 percent decline in the number of casualties compared to January. Pajhwok Afghan News reports based on different sources showed the February attacks happened in 27 out of 34 provinces of the country in which […]

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Scotland demolish Afghanistan in the opening match of ICC WC Qualifiers

By The Frontier Post | March 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Scotland cricket team defeated Afghanistan in the opening match of the ICC World Cup Qualifiers on Sunday which was played in Bulawayo of Zimbabwe After winning the toss, the Scotland elected to field first and invited the Afghan team to bat first. Afghanistan lost the top order batsmen in the early […]

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Five injured as helicopter crashes in Kabul

By The Frontier Post | March 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Afghan Ministry of Defense (MoD) confirmed that at least five persons were injured after a helicopter crashed on Sunday afternoon in Kabul. Ministry of Defense spokesman Gen. Dawlat Waziri said that at least five foreign citizens were injured in the helicopter crash incident. He added that the helicopter crashed shortly after the […]

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Business

France faces day 2 of mass strikes, transport chaos

By The Frontier Post | April 5, 2018

PARIS (AA): Millions of commuters in France on Wednesday faced a second day of major travel disruption caused by rolling railway strikes to protest government reform plans. The strike ends Thursday morning, but is due to resume four days later unless negotiations between unions and the government advance. The rolling strikes which started on Tuesday, […]

Tax reduction for banks to 30% recommended

By The Frontier Post | April 5, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: A set of proposals for Federal Budget 2018-2019 concerning the banking sector has been forwarded to the FBR by Pakistan Banks’ Association (PBA). It has been recommended by the PBA that Section III (4) of Income Tax Ordinance 2001 be deleted and PERA (1992) be amended, by excluding all persons resident in […]

Russia ‘ready’ to increase imports

By The Frontier Post | April 4, 2018

MOSCOW, Russia (AA): Russia said on Tuesday that it is ready to increase imports of Turkish tomatoes. According to a statement by Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance (Rosselkhoznadzor), the country has asked Turkish Agriculture Ministry to provide a list of companies that wish to supply tomatoes to Russia. The statement added the Rosselkhoznadzor […]

Islamic bank IDB officially launches $500m science fund

By The Frontier Post | April 4, 2018

TUNIS, Tunisia (AA): The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) on Tuesday officially launched a $500 million fund to strengthen science, technology and innovation in the Muslim World. The launch of the fund, which would support scientists in 57 IDB member countries, was made at the IDB’s 43rd Annual Meeting in capital Tunis. The fund had been […]

Gold import up 27.81%  in 7 months

By The Frontier Post | April 4, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The import of gold during first seven months (July-February) of current fiscal year increased by 27.81 per cent as compared to same period of previous year. During the period under review, 326 kilogram of the yellow metal valuing US $13.18 million was imported against import of 278 kg gold worth $10.31 million […]

Tesla shares higher after boosting Model 3 production

By The Frontier Post | April 4, 2018

NEW YORK (BBC News): Shares in electric car firm Tesla have risen after it announced a boost in production of its cheaper Model 3 cars in the first quarter. The firm said it had “by far the most productive quarter in Tesla history” after it built 34,494 vehicles, 9,766 of which were Model 3s. Tesla’s […]

Sports

Imad promises to lead Karachi Kings to PSL3 final

By The Frontier Post | February 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: Pakistan Super League (PSL) franchise Karachi Kings, in their send-off event at Naya Nazimabad, expressed the hope of entering the finals of the third edition of the tournament. Karachi Kings captain Imad Wasim said team will try to put smiles on the fans of the franchise by winning the title. “We are […]

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AB de Villiers ruled out of T20I series

By The Frontier Post | February 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk CAPE TOWN: AB de Villiers has been ruled out of the ongoing T20I series against India because of an injured left knee. He suffered the injury before the fifth ODI in Centurion, and though he played the last two matches of the 50-over series, Cricket South Africa decided to give him time to […]

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Zalmi working hard to retain title in PSL 2018, says Hafeez

By The Frontier Post | February 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: Pakistan’s former captain and senior Peshawar Zalmi player Mohammad Hafeez has said that his team will have to work really hard to retain the title of Pakistan Super League in third edition of the tournament. Speaking to media after Zalmi’s practice session in Dubai, Hafeez stated that they were champions and they’ll […]

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Tri-nation hockey: Pakistan draws Oman in goal fest

By The Frontier Post | February 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: Pakistan faced a major scare in their Tri-Nation Hockey Tournament match against Oman, but ended the match 4-4 at Muscat’s Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex on Saturday. Pakistan had built a three-goal lead in the first 10 minutes of the match to announce their domination over the hosts courtesy Arsalan Qadir’s field goal, […]

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Matloob Ahmed won 37th CAS Open Golf Championship

By The Frontier Post | February 19, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Closing ceremony of 37th CAS Open Golf Championship-2018 was held at Airmen Golf Course, PAF Base Korangi Creek, Karachi. Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force graced the occasion as Chief Guest. Fifth and the final day was a nail biting competition between Matloob Ahmed and […]

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England beat New Zealand but miss T20 final

By The Frontier Post | February 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk HAMILTON: An aggressive Colin Munro belted New Zealand into the Twenty20 tri-series final against Australia despite England claiming their final round-robin match by two runs in Hamilton on Sunday. Munro plundered the England attack at the top of the New Zealand innings, equalling the sixth-fastest half-century of all time in cricket’s shortest form […]

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