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Rs.8 hike recommend OGRA in petroleum affective from June 1st

By The Frontier Post | May 30, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) on Wednesday sent a summary to the power division suggesting increase in various petroleum products effective from June 1. OGRA recommended hike of Rs 8.37 per litre in petrol prices, while an increase of Rs12.5 per litre in diesel prices is recommended. The authority also […]

Temperatures soar to 45C as Karachiites facing heatwaves

By The Frontier Post | May 30, 2018

Naimat Khan KARACHI:  Mercury soared up to 45° Celsius in Karachi amid usual power outage, restricting the dwellers of the seaside Pakistani metropolis to their homes. The also remained under the influence of gusts of hot winds that are expected to persist for three days. Pakistan’s post city of Karachi is in the grips of […]

NAB claims strong evidence against Bahria Town Karachi

By The Frontier Post | May 30, 2018

Naimat Khan KARACHI: National Accountability Bureau has obtained strong and unchallengeable evidences of illegal allotment to the Bahria Town Karachi, according to reports. According to press release issued by the Bureau here on Wednesday the investigation team which was tasked to probe the illegal allotment of land to Bahria Town Karachi has expressed its confidence […]

COAS says must carry forward gains of war on terror towards enduring peace

By The Frontier Post | May 30, 2018

F.P. Report QUETTA: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa said the nation must carry forward gains [of the war on terror] toward enduring peace and stability, said the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). The army chief visited Quetta earlier today. He addressed the officers and faculty of Command and Staff College in Quetta. […]

PTI withdraws Nasir Khosa’s name as candidate for Punjab caretaker CM

By The Frontier Post | May 30, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) has withdrawn its nominee Nasir Khan Khosa for the post of caretaker Punjab Chief Minister (CM). As per details garnered, opposition leader in the Punjab Assembly Mian Mehmood ur Rasheed stated that party would announce new name for the same after holding consultation. He further stated that announcement was […]

Two soldiers martyred, three injured in North Waziristan Agency: ISPR

By The Frontier Post | May 30, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Two soldiers were martyred and three injured after a security forces vehicle struck an IED in North Waziristan Agency, said the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). The improvised explosive device (IED) was planted on the track by terrorists near Datakhel. Soldiers Lance Naik Momin Ali and Sepoy Saleem were martyred. The injured were […]

Global

US will walk away if talks with N Korea fail: Pompeo

By The Frontier Post | May 24, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters): US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday the United States is prepared to walk away from nuclear negotiations with North Korea if an upcoming meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un heads in the wrong direction. “A bad deal is not an option,” Pompeo said […]

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Bangladesh to shift 100,000 Rohingya to island

By The Frontier Post | May 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk DHAKA: Bangladesh will shift 100,000 Rohingya refugees to an island until their camps are renovated, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said on Wednesday. Speaking to state news agency Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS), Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim said the prime minister made the remarks while speaking to Natalia Kanem, Undersecretary General and Executive Director of […]

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Israeli minister says the EU can ‘go to a thousand hells’

By The Frontier Post | May 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk TEL AVIV: Israeli Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz blasted the European Union on Wednesday, saying the bloc can “go to a thousand, thousand hells” in response to its calls for an investigation into Israeli brutality. The EU on Tuesday condemned Israeli police’s crackdown on Israeli Arab demonstrators in Haifa who were protesting against the […]

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UK should hold talks with Taliban: Defense secretary

By The Frontier Post | May 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: Britain should hold talks with the Taliban to find a long-term solution in establishing peace in Afghanistan, Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson told Defense Select Committee. According to the daily Telegraph, Williamson said it was in the U.K.’s vital interests that peace and stability be established in Afghanistan and that Britain was committed […]

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S.Arabia present Prince Salman picture rejected the rumors of his death

By The Frontier Post | May 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk RIYADH: The Saudi Royal family on Wednesday released a photograph of Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman to clear and quash away the speculation and romours about the death of Prince propagated earlier by Iranian and Russian Media that the prince was assassinated. Video were posted on social media showing heavy gunfire outside the […]

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Iran ‘ready to return to pre-nuke deal era’: Official

By The Frontier Post | May 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk TEHRAN: An Iranian official on Tuesday said that his country had made all necessary preparations to resume production of highly-enriched uranium, according to local media reports. The semi-official Mehr News Agency quoted Ali Akbar Salehi, the head of Iran’s Atomic Energy Agency, as saying that Iran was ready to return to the “pre-nuclear […]

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Ahsan Iqbal appears in LHC in contempt of court case

By The Frontier Post | June 6, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Former Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal on Tuesday has appeared before Lahore High Court (LHC) in contempt of court case. During the hearing, ex-minister’s press conference was played after which, Justice Masood Jahangir remarked, “For you, the judiciary became biased when Panama Leaks decision was announced while it was labeled good when verdict […]

NAB establish scrutiny facilitation cell

By The Frontier Post | June 6, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Since general elections 2018 are around and preparations are underway at Election Commission of Pakistan in collaborations with other departments like NAB. In this regard, one of the most vital aspects is scrutiny of nomination papers of candidates contesting for general elections 2018 for which a comprehensive methodology has been by Election […]

Supreme Court orders travel ban for PIA chief

By The Frontier Post | June 6, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Tuesday issued directives for placing the name of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) chief executive officer Musharraf Rasool Cyan on the Exit Control List (ECL). Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, who was heading a bench of the apex court, gave these directives while hearing a case pertaining […]

SC summons Nawaz in Asghar Khan Case

By The Frontier Post | June 6, 2018

Tariq Ullah Wardag ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan summoned former prime minister Nawaz Sharif in Asghar Khan case tomorrow, Wednesday. The apex court registry has issued notices to 31 respondent in the case. Court has also severed the notices to Abida Hussain, Altaf Hassan Qureshi, MQM founder Altaf Hussain, Javed Hashmi, Jam Mashooq, Ajmal […]

Mercury reaches its climax; water scarcity hits Zhob city

By The Frontier Post | June 6, 2018

Rafiullah Mandokhail ZHOB: Citizens in various localities of Zhob city are experiencing the toughest Ramadan as many areas don’t receive a single drop of water amid sizzling summer, when its consumption increased manifold. The city and adjacent areas continued to reel under a severe heat wave as the Met department has predicted no immediate relief […]

POs among 28 suspects held in Khairpur operations

By The Frontier Post | June 6, 2018

F.P. Report KHAIRPUR: The police arrested 28 suspects including proclaimed offenders (POs) during search operations in different areas here on Tuesday. The police in connection with Ramadan 21 the Yume Shahadat of Hazarat Ali (RA) and tightened the security in all eight talukas of the district and raided at Kachehry road, Nau Goth, Mall Road, […]

Afghanistan

2 men die as flash flood sweeps homes in Samangan

By The Frontier Post | May 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk AIBAK: Two men died after several houses were swept away by a flash flooding in northern Samangan province, an official said. Rajab Ali Yousafi, Samangan natural disaster management official, told Pajhwok Afghan News the flood hit Karti Sulha, Laraghan, Hussainkhel and Aibak city, the provincial capital, late night. He said two men died […]

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‘China views Afghanistan as a friendly neighbour’

By The Frontier Post | May 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Chinese ambassador in Kabul hailed Afghanistan as a good neighbor of his country. Liu Jinsong, during a recent meeting with Afghan media representatives in China, said his country considered Afghanistan as a friend. China had made a lot of progress, the diplomat noted, saying the visiting Afghan journalists could see it. […]

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Critics slam Ghani, Abdullah over crisis

By The Frontier Post | May 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: A number of members of parliament and politicians blasted the National Unity Government (NUG) leaders over the security crisis that is currently gripping the country. The critics said President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah are arguing and competing against each other over minor administrative issues instead of focusing on […]

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NATO praises Afghan forces over Farah operation

By The Frontier Post | May 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: NATO’s Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan has said that the Afghan National Security and Defense Forces (ANDSF) played a key role in pushing back the Taliban from Farah city. The ANDSF was supported by the US Air Force, including US Air Force A-10 aircrafts, said NATO’s RS spokesman Martin O’Donnell. According to […]

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Ghani apologizes over tragic civilian deaths

By The Frontier Post | May 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani offered his apologies to the families of the victims of the tragic airstrike in northern Kunduz province. The Office of the President, ARG Palace, said President Ghani met with the tribal elders, religious scholars, and families of the victims who were killed in the tragic incident in Dasht […]

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Taliban kill 10 Afghan security men

By The Frontier Post | May 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk HERAT/ SHABARGHAN (AIP): Taliban gunmen killed 10 Afghan security men and wounded three others after separate attacks in Herat and Faryab provinces, officials said Wednesday. A clash took place between Taliban and security forces in an area located 10km away from the centre of Adraskan district, Herat province, last night, leaving a cop […]

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Business

UK turns blind eye to dirty Russian money: MPs

By The Frontier Post | May 22, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): The UK has been accused of turning a “blind eye” to Russia’s “dirty money”, putting national security at risk. The Commons foreign affairs committee said London was being used to hide the “corrupt assets” of President Vladimir Putin and his allies. It said it was “business as usual” for the UK despite […]

Pak furniture makers hit by dwindling timber supplies, trained woodworkers

By The Frontier Post | May 22, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Many Pak handmade world class traditional furniture manufacturers are struggling to win large orders from global retailers due to a significant shortage of rosewood and trained woodworkers across the country. This was disclosed at a meeting of furniture stakeholders convened by Pakistan Furniture Council (PFC) Chief Executive Mian Kashif Ashfaq here on […]

Qatar charges against Barclays dismissed

By The Frontier Post | May 22, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): The Crown Court has dismissed charges against Barclays Bank and its owner Barclays PLC over billions of pounds raised from Qatar in 2008. The charges were potentially extremely serious for Barclays as, if it had been found guilty, it could have lost its banking licence. Barclays said the Serious Fraud Office was […]

Rs.800 million collected at Iftar dinner for SKMCH in Sialkot

By The Frontier Post | May 22, 2018

F.P. Report SIALKOT: Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital & Research Centre (SKMCH&RC) held Iftar dinner to honor the regular donors and supporters from Sialkot. Imran Khan, Chairman, Board of Governors, Shaukat Khanum Memorial Trust (SKMT) was the chief guest at the event which was attended by a large number of people from business community in […]

Moody’s reaffirms Pakistan’s credit profile as B3 Stable

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

ISLAMABAD (NNI): Moody’s Investor Service, one of the world’s most respected and widely utilized credit rating agency, reaffirmed Pakistan’s credit profile as B3 stable. The reaffirmation is based on the country’s strong growth performance and potential, a relatively large economy and the sustainedreforms programme undertaken by the Government in the last five years. Moody’s credit […]

China appreciates US positive steps in ending trade row

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese state media on Monday praised a significant dialing back of trade tension with the United States, saying China had stood its ground and the two countries had huge potential for win-win business cooperation. A trade war was “on hold” after the world’s largest economies agreed to drop their tariff threats while […]

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Sports

Inexperience will cost Pakistan against England: Salman

By The Frontier Post | May 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk LAHORE: Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt, whose career was brought to an abrupt halt after he was caught in a spot-fixing scandal in 2010, believes that Pakistan’s inexperienced side will find it difficult to get past England when the two-Test series commences on May 24. Butt, who has represented Pakistan in 33 Tests, […]

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Mujeeb to play for Hampshire in T20 Blast

By The Frontier Post | May 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The young Afghan spin sensation Mujeeb Ur Rahman will play for the Hamshire cricket club in the upcoming T20 Blast, it has been reported. Hampshire announced Thursday that Afghanistan’s Mujeeb Ur Rahman and New Zealand’s Colin Munro have been signed for the upcoming series. Mujeeb will be available for the whole of […]

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Sharapova wins Rome epic as Nadal makes semis

By The Frontier Post | May 18, 2018

F.P.Report ROME: Maria Sharapova fired a French Open warning with an epic three-hour win over Roland Garros champion Jelena Ostapenko to reach the Rome semi-finals on Friday as Rafael Nadal continued his clay court domination. Former world number one and five-time Grand Slam winner Sharapova found herself in a dogfight with her Latvian opponent. Playing […]

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Nadal beats Fognini to reach Rome semis

By The Frontier Post | May 18, 2018

ROME (Agencies): Seven-time champion Rafael Nadal overcame a poor first set and a partisan crowd to beat Fabio Fognini 4-6, 6-1, 6-2 and reach the Italian Open semifinals on Friday. The crowd at the Foro Italico was decidedly behind Fognini, Italy’s top player, and Nadal was under pressure when Fognini won five straight games to […]

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PCB issued show cause notice to Muhammad Hafeez

By The Frontier Post | May 18, 2018

F.P.Report KARACHI: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Friday issued a show cause notice to Muhammad Hafeez after the all-rounder called into question the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) process for reporting suspect bowling actions. Hafeez, who was suspended from bowling in international cricket for the third time last year and was finally cleared to bowl, had […]

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India captain Kohli says not to get rid of beard

By The Frontier Post | May 18, 2018

BANGALORE (Agencies): India cricket captain Virat Kohli insisted Thursday he will not be shaving off his famous beard any time soon. The 29-year-old batsman, who said he still cleans his own cricket shoes despite being one of the world’s highest paid athletes, has in recent years become a style icon because of the beard. A […]

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Fashion

Kriti Sanon likely to star opposite Akshay Kumar in Housefull 4

By The Frontier Post | March 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Bollywood actress Kriti Sanon will likely to star opposite Akshay Kumar in Houseful 4. The Khilari of Bollywood has been a constant in the Housefull franchise, directed by Sajid Khan and produced by Sajid Nadiadwala. The heroines in the Houseful series though keep changing and the India media reported that young actress […]

Shoojit Sircar to make a film with Deepika Padukone

By The Frontier Post | March 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Director Shoojit Sircar revealed that soon the he will work again with Piku actress Deepika Padukone. Both Shoojit Sircar and Deepika Padukone share a great bond after working together in the superhit film’ Piku’. During an interview, Shoojit said that Deepika is my sweetheart, as is Irrfan (Khan) and adding that Deepika […]

Irrfan Khan diagnosed with Neuroendocrine Tumour

By The Frontier Post | March 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Versatile actor, Irrfan Khan revealed that he has been diagnosed with NeuroEndocrine Tumour (NET) and the news of Irrfan disease shocked the nation and his fans world across. Irrfan Khan shared the news on his twitter handle and in his note, he mentioned that although it has been difficult, the love and […]

Working with Tabu is always a fun: Ajay Devgan

By The Frontier Post | March 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Singham of Bollywood, Ajay Devgan has said that Tabu is fine actress and it always been a great experience working with her in the film.   This he said while talking to media persons. Ajay Devgan will be seen with Ileana D’Cruz in Raid and will be playing the role of an […]

Working with Amitabh Bachchan is dream of every actor: Aamir Khan

By The Frontier Post | March 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Mr Perfect of Bollywood, Aamir Khan has said that working with Amitabh Bachchan is a dream of every actor and now my dream come true after working with him in ‘Thugs of Hindostan’. Aamir Khan, who turned 53 this week and he returned to Mumbai from Jaipur, where he was shooting for […]

Shahid Kapoor to star in remake of ‘Woh Kaun Thi’

By The Frontier Post | March 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor will likely to play a Manoj Kumar role in the remake of ‘Wo Kaun Thi’. Shahid Kapoor is currently busy in shooting for Shree Narayan Singh’s film ‘Batti Gul Meter Chalu’ with actresses Shraddha Kapoor and Yami Gautam. Indian media reported that Shahid has apparently signed a three-film […]

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Article

Raees Warsi: An amazing poet and founder of Urdu Markaz New York

By The Frontier Post | November 6, 2017

Asad Gilani Urdu the national language of Pakistan has been championed in New York by the Urdu Markaz New York since it’s established in 1989 by a young Post Graduate of Karachi University Mr. Raies Warsi. He was born in Karachi, envisioned Urdu Markaz as a literary, cultural and educational institute to work for the […]

Gulf-Israel: Peace without flags or anthems

By The Frontier Post | November 5, 2017

Hussain Abdul Hussain President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and Middle East Peace Envoy Jared Kushner visited Riyadh and met Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman, Politico has reported. The American delegation in this low-profile visit included Jason Greenblatt, a longtime Trump Organization operative and the architect of the new outside-in peace scheme, and Egyptian-American Dina Powell of […]

Confessions of a (verified) Russia-linked Twitter Bot

By The Frontier Post | November 4, 2017

Bryan MacDonald Twitter’s defines any user who has “ever logged in, at any time, from Russia” as being “Russia-linked.” This is taking the new McCarthyism to ridiculous levels. In Russia, they call Wednesday ‘little Friday,’ meaning it’s the weekday when partaking in a few beers is the social norm. So there I was, Heineken in […]

The new story in economy passes through Silk Road

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2017

Erdal Tanas Karagol The economic power balance in the world economy is changing. The direction of this change is from west to east. In fact, the beginning of the change was 2008. The 2008 global economic crisis became the turning point of this change. Since that year, the slowing in the economies of the developed […]

UN secretary general speaks out on Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | November 2, 2017

Javier Delgado Rivera Every three months the United Nations Secretary General (UNSG) issues a report on the situation in Afghanistan and its implications for international peace and security. Although available online, few outside UN spheres and foreign embassies in Kabul take the trouble to go through it from back to back. Yet these reports are […]

Preparation of Various Parties for Upcoming General Elections 2018

By The Frontier Post | November 1, 2017

Abdul Rahman Malik The Existing Circumstances are not conducive for any party as most of the mainstream parties are in disarray.There seems to be no party that may be prepared to contest the upcoming Elections of 2018 with thumping majority. Even the ruling Party Pakistan Muslim league (N) has been in disarray and disintegration after […]

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Editorial

Rift in ruling party?

By The Frontier Post | November 6, 2017

Media reports hint at sharp difference in the rank and file of the ruling PML (N) and the party president Nawaz Sharif has told his aids about framing a policy soon to resolve them. A renowned TV anchor claimed in a current affairs program that about 50-60 sitting members of the parliament did attend the […]

Colossal resource loss

By The Frontier Post | November 5, 2017

Pakistan dumps water into the sea worth $22 billion every year because of lack of storage capacity and no water conservation practices. Briefing the Senate forum chaired by Senator Nayyar Hussain Bokhari, Chairman Indus Water Authority Sher Zaman Kkan warned if current water crisis continued, it would create food insecurity as the country would not […]

Optimal energy mix

By The Frontier Post | November 4, 2017

Addressing the inaugural session of Pakistan Oil and Gas Conference 2017 on the topic of “Emerging fuel mix and marketing outlook”, the Prime Minister Shahid Kaqan Abbasi said that gas load shedding for all consumers is a thing of the past and electricity shortage would end soon. He said the import of Liquefied Natural Gas […]

Diplomatic skills

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2017

According to a report published in leading English daily newspaper, Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif has indirectly conceded that his ministry is not in control of the Country’s foreign policy. Winding up discussion on the recent visit of the US Secretary of State to South Asia and the recent America’s Strategy on Afghanistan, he said that […]

Regulating arms licenses

By The Frontier Post | November 2, 2017

The Prime Minister Shajid Khaqqan Abassi has directed the Ministry of Interior for regulating the issuance of automatic arms licenses for prohibited bores. Secretary Interior briefed the prime minister about the over all situation regarding the number of licenses issued by the federal as well as provincial governments. He also gave a briefing on policy […]

Sane advice

By The Frontier Post | November 1, 2017

A senior PML N leader and also former Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar has advised his party leadership to shun confrontation with state institutions and patiently face their cases in the court of law. He lamented that PML N has become a party of personal vested interest, which is causing loss and injury to the country […]

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