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Man with no mandate is going to become PM: Saad Rafique

By The Frontier Post | July 29, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Khawaja Saad Rafique of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) asserted Saturday night that “a man with no mandate” Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan “is going to become the Prime Minister”. Speaking to the media after a count of the rejected votes from his constituency, NA-131, was completed, Rafique said despite Khan’s […]

Imran to take oath as PM before Aug 14: Naeem-ul-Haq

By The Frontier Post | July 28, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader Naeem-ul-Haq said on Saturday that party chairman Imran Khan will take oath as the prime minister before August 14. Speaking to media outside Bani Gala, Naeem said that the mainstream parties took a positive decision in the All Parties Conference, agreeing to attend the oath-administering ceremony. He further said […]

Governor Sindh Muhammad Zubair resigns from post

By The Frontier Post | July 28, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Fearing a non-ceremonial exit, Muhammad Zubair, a close aide of the former Prime Minister Nawaz who had worn in the Sindh Governor in February 2017, on Friday step down from the post after his party lost majority in the center. Governor Sindh Muhammad Zubair said he has sent his resignation to President […]

PML-N concerned by performance, behavior of CEC: Ayaz Sadiq

By The Frontier Post | July 28, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz’s (PML-N) leaders on Saturday cited grave concerns over performance and behavior of Election Commission of Pakistan’s (ECP) Chief Election Commissioner (CEC). As per details garnered, PML-N’s leaders held presser here in Islamabad Saturday. Speaking on the occasion, former speaker of National Assembly (NA) Sardar Ayaz Sadiq stated that […]

Water crisis an int’l conspiracy, dams essential for future generations: CJP

By The Frontier Post | July 28, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday said the judiciary is a complete system but reforms within is a time consuming but rather necessary process to address the challenges of the modern day. The Chief Justice said the he tried to improve the system in several institutions, but reforms within […]

Four independent Punjab MPAs join the PTI

By The Frontier Post | July 28, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Four newly elected independent MPAs in Punjab have joined the PTI after a meeting with PM-elect Imran Khan at his Bani Gala residence. Hussain Gardezi from Kabirwala, Syed Rafaqat Hussain Shah, Basharat Randhawa from Layyah and Hanif Khan from DG Khan are the newest members of the PTI in Punjab. “The people […]

Global

Israel evacuates 800 White Helmets to Jordan in face of Syria advance

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2018

SYRIA (AFP): Israel has evacuated 800 White Helmets rescuers and their family members threatened by advancing Syrian regime forces to Jordan for resettlement in Britain, Canada and Germany, Amman said Sunday. Founded in 2013, the Syria Civil Defence, or White Helmets, is a network of first responders which rescues wounded in the aftermath of air […]

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Myanmar’s Rohingya panel head refutes criticism by outgoing secretary

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2018

YANGON (Reuters): The chairman of an international panel set up by Myanmar to advise on the Rohingya crisis has rebutted criticism by the body’s former secretary, saying the panel is effective and the government has acted on its recommendations. Former Thai foreign minister Surakiart Sathirathai, who last year was picked by Myanmar to chair the […]

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US rushes to withdraw White Helmets as Syrian army advances in South

By The Frontier Post | July 21, 2018

DAMASCUS (Sputnik): The self-described volunteer rescue group has been repeatedly accused by Damascus of being the “media arm” for Syrian jihadist groups, and been charged with staging false flag chemical attacks in a bid to prompt a Western military intervention in Syria. The US and its allies have ramped up plans to evacuate hundreds of […]

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Trump set to raise tariffs on China to $500B

By The Frontier Post | July 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: President Donald Trump said Friday he is ready to increase tariffs on goods that the U.S. imports from China to $500 billion. “I’m ready to go to 500,” he told the CNBC network in an exclusive interview. “I’m not doing this for politics, I’m doing this to do the right thing […]

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Imprisoned ex-S. Korean leader gets 8 more years

By The Frontier Post | July 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk SEOUL: Former-South Korean President Park Geunhye was sentenced to eight more years in prison Friday, adding to the 24-year term she already received after being expelled from office last year. Park, 66, was convicted on 16 counts of corruption in April following a wide-ranging power abuse scandal that rocked the country’s political and […]

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May demands new deal from EU on Irish Brexit border

By The Frontier Post | July 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk BELFAST: British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday called on the European Union to strike a new deal to prevent a hard border in Northern Ireland and demanded Brussels quickly respond to her “white paper” plan to avoid a damaging no-deal Brexit. In a speech to politicians and business leaders in Belfast’s docklands, […]

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Pakistan

Promises to be fulfilled as PTI believes in work: CM

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has said that Prime Minister Imran Khan will fulfill the promises made with the nation as Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) believes in less talk and more work. According to a handout, the CM was talking to various delegation belonging to Dera Ghazi Khan division, who met him […]

By-polls held in peaceful manner in 35 constituencies: ECP

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) said that the bye-elections in 35 constituencies were held on Sunday in a free, fair and peaceful manner. According to an official of ECP, voters exercised their right of votes to elect their representatives during polling time from 8:00am to 5:00pm without break. He said that for […]

Sindh raised water shortage issue with IRSA: Murad

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2018

F.P. Report HYDERABAD: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah said the provincial government has raised the issue of water shortage in province with Indus River System Authority and on the platform of Council of Common Interests (CCI). Talking to the media in Bubak village in Jamshoro district on Sunday, the CM said his government […]

WB to assist 200m $ by constructing 3 hydro projects

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2018

F.P. Report Peshawar: World Bank has agreed to extend its financial support in energy sector of KP by constructing three hydropower projects in districts Upper Dir and Swat. Due to this, not only a heavy investment will come in KP but also to be proved as prime source of creating new job opportunities here. These […]

Unofficial result ANP won PK-78 seat, turnout remain low

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR:  Turn out remained low in bye-elections as compare to the July 25 general elections 2018, however the election held in relatively peaceful environment in 10 constituencies of provincial assembly . The tough contest was held between ANP candidate Samar Bilour the wife of Shaheed Haroon Bilour with PTI candidate Muhmmad Irfan as […]

Election rigging will be fully answered: Saad Rafique

By The Frontier Post | October 14, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz(PML-N) leader Khawaja Saad Rafique, who is candidate from NA-131, said on Sunday, that if the government tries to rig by-elections then it will be fully answered. While talking to media in Lahore, former Railways minister said that PML-N s workers are ready to protect election from rigging and all […]

Afghanistan

Fair elections to increase pressure on Taliban

By The Frontier Post | April 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Ministry of Defense hosted the quarterly “Women in Security Advisory Committee (WSAC)” with focus on two topics —election planning and the Afghan National Police Family Response Units. “The past few weeks were punctuated by two happy events. We are progressing, albeit at a slower pace than expected,” said First lady Rula […]

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Efforts on to facilitate polls in Taliban-held areas: CEO

By The Frontier Post | April 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) office said on Thursday the ongoing voter’s registration process faced some issues but security officials were trying to resolve them. Mujeeb Rahman Rahimi, CEO’s spokesman, told a press conference here that it was the time for all tribes of Afghanistan to support the ongoing voter’s registration process […]

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Taliban blow up another power pylon

By The Frontier Post | April 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk KUNDUZ: Taliban gunmen blew up a pole of imported electricity in Kunduz province, cutting off power supply to neighboring Takhar province, resident said Thursday. The Taliban gunmen blew up the power pylon in the Khwaja Pasti area of Khanabad district as result, electricity supply to Khanabad district and Taluqan, capital of neighboring Takhar […]

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NDS forces arrests Taliban shadow district governor

By The Frontier Post | April 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk HELMAND: National Directorate of Security (NDS) has arrested the Taliban’s shadow district governor for Washir district of Helmand province of Afghanistan. The NDS officials told media that the arrested Taliban leader was identified as Muhammad Nabi and he was arrested during an operation which was conducted by the NDS’s Special Forces in Lashkargah city of the […]

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31 militants killed, 37 injured in coordinated air, ground operations: MoD

By The Frontier Post | April 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Afghan Ministry of Defense (MoD) claimed that at least 68 militants were killed or injured during the operations conducted by Afghan air and ground forces in various provinces of the country in the last 24 hours. General Mohammad Radmanish, Deputy spokesman of MoD informed Afghan media a total of 31 militants […]

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‘Peace basic desire of Afghans, top priority of govt’

By The Frontier Post | April 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: President Muhammad Ashraf Ghani has said peace is the basic desire of the people of Afghanistan and top most priority of the government and they are ready to take any step for peace and prosperity of the people. The president said this during a meeting with British High Commissioner for Pakistan Drew […]

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Business

PAMA fears sharp decline in car sales .

By The Frontier Post | May 11, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The condition imposed in the federal budget for 2018-19 restricting non-filers to buy new vehicle would frustrate the new entrants and would also shrink the annual of locally manufactured cars resultantly the sales would be dropped by nearly 32 percent. Pakistan Automotive Manufacturers Association in a letter written to Minister for Finance, […]

Panasonic’s profit increases to 58% on sale batteries, vehicle products

By The Frontier Post | May 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk Panasonic Corp. said Thursday that group net profit rose 58 percent in the fiscal year ended March, due to brisk sales of batteries and other electronic automobile components, as automakers continue to shift their focus to safety devices and electric vehicles. The electronics maker posted a group net profit of ¥236.04 billion ($2.15 […]

DIRBS launched to control mobile theft in Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | May 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has formally launched the Device Identification, Registration and Blocking System (DIRBS) in collaboration with 3G Technologies, a system meant to block smuggled and stolen handsets in the country. The move comes as the government looks to curb tax evasion as well as mobile theft. The DIRBS will enable users […]

Iranian rial loses ground, after US exit from nuclear deal

By The Frontier Post | May 11, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: After the US announcement on Tuesday to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal, interest in the Rial dwindled to record lows, as the money changers willing to sell at low prices were unable to find buyers of the currency. According to a report in The News, a few days ago the Iranian rial was […]

Overseas Pakistanis remit US $16.25 billion

By The Frontier Post | May 11, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Overseas Pakistani workers remitted US $16257 million in the first ten months (July to April) of FY18, showing a growth of 3.92 % compared with US $15643.97 million received during the same period in the preceding year. During April 2018, the inflow of worker’s remittances amounted to US $1650.59 million, which is […]

US consumer prices rise slightly

By The Frontier Post | May 11, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters): US consumer prices increased modestly in April, pointing to a steady buildup of inflation that will likely keep the Federal Reserve on a path of gradual monetary policy tightening. Price pressures could soon get a boost from a tightening labor market. Other data on Thursday showed new applications for unemployment benefits holding near […]

Sports

International cricket finally returns to Karachi

By The Frontier Post | April 1, 2018

F.P. Report Karachi: The last time international cricket was played at Karachi’s National Stadium was in 2009 when Pakistan played Sri Lanka in a Test match. The attack on the Sri Lankan team bus in Lahore during that match led to Pakistan having to play their home games at neutral venues, primarily in the United […]

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Apologetic David Warner resigned to never playing for Australia again

By The Frontier Post | April 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk SYDNEY: A distraught David Warner issued an abject apology for his role in the Cape Town ball-tampering scandal on Saturday and said he was resigned to the prospect of never playing cricket for Australia again after his 12-month ban. In a fourth highly emotional media conference in three days involving the Australian cricket […]

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First Pakistan Table Tennis Super League from April 12

By The Frontier Post | April 1, 2018

F.P. Report MULTAN: The selection of players will be conducted on April 3 for first Pakistan Table Tennis Super League being organized by Pakistan Table Tennis Federation (PTTF) from April 12 in Islamabad. President Table Tennis Federation (PTTF) Khawaja Hassan Wadood told APP here on Saturday that players selection would be made during the presence […]

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2024 Paris Olympics at risk of running €500m over budget

By The Frontier Post | April 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk Paris:The cost of hosting the 2024 Olympics in Paris is at risk of running half a billion euros over budget and some sites may not be ready in time if plans are not revised, a French government report warned on Friday. The report by finance, sports and infrastructure inspectors called for Olympic village […]

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Lukaku scores 100th goal in win against Swansea

By The Frontier Post | April 1, 2018

MANCHESTER (BBC): Romelu Lukaku scored his 100th Premier League goal as Manchester United strengthened their grip on second place and dented Swansea’s survival hopes. Lukaku gave United an early lead when he collected Alexis Sanchez’s pass to fire in with the aid of a deflection. Sanchez’s crisp strike soon doubled the advantage – only his […]

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Murad review arrangements Pak-West Indies series

By The Frontier Post | March 30, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah presiding over a meeting to review the arrangements of forthcoming Pakistan-West cricket matches has directed concerned authorities to make foolproof security. The meeting was attended by provincial ministers, Jam Khan Shoro, Syed Nasir Shah, DG Rangers Major General Mohammad Saeed, IG police AD Khowaja, principal […]

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