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No intentions to leave PML-N: Nisar

By The Frontier Post | May 5, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Former interior minister and senior leader of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Chaudhry Nisar has said that he is not disgruntled and will remain in the party. “I am not upset with Nawaz Sharif or the party. I will attend whichever party meeting I am invited to and will stay away when I […]

Politicians should have same respect as judges, generals: PM Abbasi

By The Frontier Post | May 5, 2018

F.P. Report PASRUR: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Saturday said that politicians deserve the same respect as judges, generals, and government officials. Addressing a ceremony of the groundbreaking of Sialkot to Pasrur Road in Pasrur, he remarked that a country which doesn’t respect its politicians can never progress. “Politicians are in the front when […]

CJP takes suo motu notice of six labourers killed in Balochistan

By The Frontier Post | May 5, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar took on Saturday suo motu notice of the killing of six labourers in Kharan district of Balochistan. Moreover, notices have also been issued to chief secretary Balochistan and Inspector General of Police Balochistan in this regard. The Supreme Court will hear the case at […]

MQM-Pakistan rally tonight will also be a protest, says Sattar

By The Frontier Post | May 5, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan PIB chief Farooq Sattar said that the party rally, which will be held at Liaquatabad’s Tanki Ground tonight, will also be a protest against water and power shortage in Karachi. While speaking to media outside the anti-terrorism court on Saturday, he said when Pakistan Peoples Party held its rally […]

COAS confirms death sentence for 11 hardcore terrorists

By The Frontier Post | May 5, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has confirmed death sentence for 11 hardcore terrorists. This was stated in a statement issued by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Saturday. Three other convicts were also awarded imprisonment. According to the military’s media wing, the terrorists were involved in “heinous offences related […]

Peshawar rapid transit: PTI’s crown jewel in limbo as chairman quits

By The Frontier Post | May 5, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: TransPeshawar – the Urban Mobility Company – that is to run the Bus Rapid Transit in Peshawar, on Saturday witnessed another crisis as Project Chairman Javed Iqbal tendered resignation. The much-delayed project—being considered as crown jewel of Pervez Khattak-led Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) government—is slated to be launched on May-20. As per details […]

Global

In Amman, Pompeo defends Trump’s Jerusalem move

By The Frontier Post | May 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk AMMAN: Newly-appointed U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday defended U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision late last year to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. He made the remarks at a press conference convened with his Jordanian counterpart, Ayman Safadi, in capital Amman. Pompeo pointed out that Trump’s landmark Dec. 6 announcement recognizing […]

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US waging ‘economic war’ on Iran: Supreme Leader

By The Frontier Post | May 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk TEHRAN: The U.S. is waging an “economic war” on Iran and sowing discord between Tehran and other states of the region, Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei said Monday. The U.S., Khamenei asserted, was intentionally sowing strife between Muslim countries, especially by inciting Saudi Arabia against Shia Iran. Commenting on the extensive U.S. military […]

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Sajid Javid appointed New Britain’s Home secretary

By The Frontier Post | April 30, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: British Prime Minister, Theresa May has appointed a British politician of Pakistani origin, Sajid Javid as the new home secretary of the United Kingdom. Sajid Javid was appointed as home secretary after Amber Rudd resigned from his post as she was in under immense pressure over the handling of immigration policy. PM […]

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Britain’s minister faces fresh calls to resign

By The Frontier Post | April 30, 2018

LONDON (Reuters): Britain’s interior minister Amber Rudd was under growing pressure on Sunday after a challenge to her testimony on the deportation of immigrants prompted fresh calls for her resignation. The Guardian newspaper reported a letter from Rudd to Prime Minister Theresa May last year in which she stated an “ambitious but deliverable” aim for […]

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Duterte calls Kuwait work ban ‘permanent’

By The Frontier Post | April 30, 2018

DAVAO (AFP): Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday said the temporary ban on Filipinos going to work in Kuwait is now permanent, intensifying a diplomatic standoff over the treatment of migrant workers in the Gulf nation. Duterte in February imposed a prohibition on workers heading to Kuwait following the murder of a Filipina maid whose […]

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Egypt, France see need for Libyan polls by year-end

By The Frontier Post | April 30, 2018

CAIRO (Reuters): Egypt and France believe that Libya should move toward holding elections now that there has been “relative progress” in the situation in the war-torn North African country, a spokesman for Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Sunday. The United Nations hopes elections can help stabilize Libya, which was thrown into turmoil after […]

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Mashal killing: State asked to punish responsibles

By The Frontier Post | May 15, 2018

F.P. Report SWABI: Speakers in observing the death anniversary of Mashal Khan, said that it was responsibility of the state to punish those who was involved directly or indirectly in his brutal killing. Politicians belong to different political parties, members of various welfare bodies, writers and intellectual participated in the gathering. Slogans were repeatedly raised […]

Dr. Ayesha presents Rs85.402b supplementary budget 2017-18

By The Frontier Post | May 15, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Punjab Finance Minister Dr Ayesha Ghaus Pasha presented 45 demands for grants worth Rs 85.402 billion for supplementary budget 2017-18 here in the Punjab Assembly session on Monday. As soon as the finance minister started her speech to present the demands for the supplementary grants, the opposition benches resorted to hue and […]

Man shot dead before his wife

By The Frontier Post | May 15, 2018

Ghulam Mursalin Marwat LAKKI MARWAT: A man was killed before his wife in the busy Naurang bazaar on Monday. Police said that one Iqbal and his wife residents of Tortala Manjiwala came under attack by their rival in Naurang city. They said that Iqbal died instantly while her wife escaped the attack. “The killer identified […]

1366 patients treat in free medical camps in Jamrud

By The Frontier Post | May 15, 2018

Ahmad Nabi JAMRUD: As many as 1366 patients were treated in free medical camps separately organized by the forces with the assistance of local administration here in Jaba,Qadam and Shakas areas of Jamrud, sub-TehsiL of Khyber Agency. The free medical camps were established by Mehsud Scouts 162 wing with collaboration of local political administration in […]

Illegal construction weakens bases of Muhabat Khan Mosque

By The Frontier Post | May 15, 2018

Shah Faisal PESHAWAR: The shops and plazas built illegally in the surrounding of historical mosque of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Muhabat Khan, has affected the foundations of it. Though, the basement of ancient mosque has been in dilapidated condition after shopkeepers made constructions unlawfully inside their shops. Some shopkeepers among them are of the view that provincial […]

Ramzan is expected to start in Pakistan on Thursday

By The Frontier Post | May 14, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Secretary General of Ruet-e-Hala Research Council (RHRC) Khalid Ejaz Mufti has said that the holy month of Ramzan is expected to be start on Thursday across Pakistan. “The age of the new moon on the evening of Wednesday will be more than 26 hours in all cities of Pakistan,” said the RHRC […]

Afghanistan

Govt approves draft investment policy for extraction of $150b marble deposits

By The Frontier Post | April 21, 2018

KABUL (KHAAMA PRESS): The Afghan government has approved the proposed draft investment policy to kick start the extraction and process of marble deposits worth more than 150 billion US Dollars. The Office of the President, ARG Palace, said the proposed draft was discussed and approved during the meeting of the High Economic Council chaired by […]

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Taliban leader Qari Amrullah and his five comrades killed in Faryab clash

By The Frontier Post | April 21, 2018

KABUL (KHAAMA PRESS): At least six Taliban insurgents including a local leader of the group Qari Amrullah were killed duringa clash with the Afghan forces in Faryab province in North of Afghanistan. The 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan Military in the North said Friday that the clash between the armed forces and the Taliban […]

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Policeman killed in attack on voter registration center

By The Frontier Post | April 21, 2018

QALA-I-NAW (Pajhwok): One policeman has been killed and a second wounded as a result of an attack on a voter registration centre in northwestern Badghis province, an official said on Saturday. Police chief Brig. Gen. Abdul Rauf Taj told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident took place in the Baghbano locality of Qala-i-Naw, the provincial capital, […]

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Qanooni claims Pak initially opposed ousting of Taliban

By The Frontier Post | April 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Afghanistan’s former vice president Mohammad Younus Qanooni has revealed some untold stories of the Bonn Conference on Afghanistan which was convened by the UN in late 2001, saying Pakistan was initially opposed to the collapse of the Taliban regime, although it finally conceded but with conditions. Speaking at an Afghanistan Law and […]

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Meeting evaluates voter’s registration process

By The Frontier Post | April 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: President Ashraf Ghani discussed the ongoing voter’s registration process with provincial civil and security officials via a video conference and issued necessary directives in this regard, the Presidential Palace said Thursday. Governors of 34 provinces, security and Independent Election Commission (IEC) officials attended the conference from the Tawhidi Melli video conference hall […]

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ADFD reaffirm help for Afghanistan’s development

By The Frontier Post | April 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) has reassured its support to the people of Afghanistan in addressing their development challenges, a media report said on Thursday. Addressing a workshop Director General ADFD Mohammed Saif Al Suwaidi reaffirmed the keenness of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and its leadership to stand by […]

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Business

Japan’s Nikkei rises as chip-related stocks surge

By The Frontier Post | April 26, 2018

TOKYO (Reuters): Japan’s Nikkei share average rose on Thursday, buoyed by gains in U.S. shares overnight and a sharp jump in index heavyweight Tokyo Electron after it forecast strong profits for this fiscal year. The Nikkei was up 0.5 percent at 22,332.32 points by midmorning. Semiconductor equipment maker Tokyo Electron jumped 9.7 percent and was […]

Turkey received over $500m in foreign investment in Feb

By The Frontier Post | April 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Turkey received $511 million in net international direct investment this February, the Economy Ministry announced Wednesday. In February, the amount of net foreign direct investment (FDI) rose by nearly 12 percent year-on-year, from $457 million in the same month of 2017, while the amount was $602 million in the first month of […]

MCB announces financial results

By The Frontier Post | April 26, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The Board of Directors of MCB Bank Limited met under the Chairmanship of Mian Mohammad Mansha, on Wednesday to review the performance of the Bank and approve the financial statements for the three months period ended March 31, 2018. During the three months period, MCB Bank Limited reported Profit Before Tax (PBT) […]

Turkey’s benchmark stock index up at open

By The Frontier Post | April 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Turkey’s stock exchange rose 0.29 percent, or 317.56 points, to open at 110,376.18 points on Wednesday. Among all sector indices, the transportation sector index posted the best performance, up 0.65 percent, while the leasing factoring sector index suffered the worst, down 0.46 percent. The BIST banking index and the BIST holding index […]

9th Sarajevo Business Forum begins in Bosnia  

By The Frontier Post | April 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk BELGRADE, Serbia: The ninth Sarajevo Business Forum (SBF) began Wednesday in the Bosnian capital with Turkey playing a prominent role. Dubbed the “Balkan Davos”, the event will focus on expanding regional economic cooperation and attracting international investment to Southeast Europe. Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek features among this year’s speakers. Simsek said […]

Comcast offers £22 billion for Sky, threatening Fox’s offer

By The Frontier Post | April 25, 2018

LONDON (Reuters): U.S. Cable Company Comcast Corp made a 22 billion pound ($31 billion) offer for pay-TV group Sky (SKYB.L) on Wednesday, beating an already agreed takeover bid from Rupert Murdoch’s Fox (FOXA.O) by 16 percent. Comcast, which first proposed an offer at the same 12.50 pounds-a-share price in February, said it would continue to […]

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Sports

Nadal beats Nishikori to win 11th title

By The Frontier Post | April 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk MONTE CARLO: Rafael Nadal romped to a record-extending 11th Monte Carlo Masters title by brushing aside an outclassed Kei Nishikori in Sunday’s final to retain the world number one ranking. The 31-year-old saw off Nishikori 6-3, 6-2 to become the first man to win a single tournament 11 times in the Open era […]

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Eliud wins London Marathon

By The Frontier Post | April 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: Eliud Kipchoge won the 2018 men’s London Marathon as Sir Mo Farah finished third in a British record time. Kipchoge, 33, of Kenya, added to his 2015 and 2016 victories as he finished the 26.2-mile course in 2 hours, 4 minutes and 17 seconds. Ethiopia’s Shura Kitata Tola crossed the line 33 […]

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Barca hammers Sevilla to win Copa del Rey

By The Frontier Post | April 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk MADRID: Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez inspired Barcelona to what will surely be the first part of a domestic double this season as they thrashed Sevilla 5-0 on Saturday to win the Copa del Rey. Messi had scored once and Suarez twice before even the half-time whistle had blown at the Wanda Metropolitano, […]

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Amir Khan thrashes Lo Greco in 39 seconds

By The Frontier Post | April 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk LIVERPOOL: British boxer, Amir Khan knocks out Canada’s Phil Lo Greco in only 39 seconds on Saturday. Aamir Khan had not fought anywhere for two years since May 2016 when Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez beaten him in Las Vegas. The 31 years old, Olympic silver medalist attacked the opponent from the start of the […]

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Ajmal had ‘positive effect’ on my bowling: Patel

By The Frontier Post | April 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: England left-arm spinner Samit Patel has heaped praise on former Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal for helping him improve the ‘technical and mental aspects’ of his bowling during the third edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL). Patel, who was representing eventual winners Islamabad United in PSL3, believes said Ajmal has a ‘positive […]

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Hassan Ali shows off his signature style before Indians at Wagha Border

By The Frontier Post | April 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk LAHORE: Pakistani cricket team attended the flag-lowering ceremony at the Wagah Border today where fast bowler Hassan Ali showed off his signature style before the Indian crowd. The cricket team attended the ceremony after their training camp for the England tour ended at the Gaddafi Stadium Lahore. The landmark parade, which is attended […]

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Fashion

SRK appreciates Ranveer Singh performance in ‘Padmavat’

By The Frontier Post | February 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Bollywood actor, Shah Rukh Khan appreciated the performance of Ranveer Singh in ‘Padmavaat’ and called it a brilliant picture. Ranveer Singh, who played role of Alauddin Khilji in ‘Padmaavat’ movie and yesterday Shah Rukh Khan, was answering questions of his fans on twitter. Ranveer asked about the performance in ‘Padmavat’ in reply, […]

Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff starrer to release on October 2 next year

By The Frontier Post | February 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Hrithik Roshan, Tiger Shrof and Vaani Kapoor are all set to work together in the upcoming Yash Raj Films. Yash Raj officialy announced that Hrithik Roshan, Tiger Shroff and Vaani Kapoor’s upcoming film will hit the theatres on the 2nd of October next year and the film is likely to be an action entertainer. According […]

‘Padmavat’ continues its successful dominance at the box-office

By The Frontier Post | February 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: The much awaited and controversial, Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s project ‘Padmavat’ continues to rule the box office. Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor are playing pivotal roles alongside amazing performances by Jim Sarabh and Aditi Rao Hydari. Bhansali’s film had hit the theaters last week and it still continue to dominate the […]

Deepika teaches lesson to her harasser for teasing her

By The Frontier Post | February 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Deepika Padukone, the Bollywood Diva is a strong personality and she knows how to tackle the situation when it was not in trouble and the recent debacle raised over her film ‘Padmaavat’ is a best example of her courage. While giving a interview to Indian media, the ‘Padmavat’ actress shared that she […]

Salman Khan and Jacqueline Fernandez complete shooting for ‘Race 3’

By The Frontier Post | February 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Bollywood actors Salman Khan and Jacqueline Fernandez completed their work in the upcoming third part of the Race franchise. The top choreographer Remo D’Souza started directorial career with his dance film, ABCD. Now, after directing a couple of movies on his way, now Remo is directing Ramesh Taurani’s Race 3. The star […]

King Khan assures nobody dares to misbehave with woman on my set

By The Frontier Post | February 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: King of Bollywood, Shah Rukh Khan has said that no one can dare misbehave with any woman in his presence. Khan said this while talking to reporters. He said that when he is making film or working in films, the teams are clear towards the women attitude. Shah Rukh believed that we […]

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