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General elections 2018: Shehla Raza to contest election against Imran in Karachi

By The Frontier Post | June 11, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Former Deputy Speaker of Sindh Assembly and senior leader of Pakistan Peoples’ Party, Shehla Raza to contest against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan on NA 243 (Karachi), after PPP announced the party candidates list for the upcoming general elections which is scheduled to be held on July 25. The PPP announced its […]

Pakistan, Russia agree to enhance ties

By The Frontier Post | June 11, 2018

F.P. Report QINGDAO: Pakistan and Russia on Sunday agreed to work together for further enhancing economic ties and increasing trade volume, in order to realize tremendous potential for bilateral trade between the two nations. This was agreed in a meeting between President Mamnoon and President of Russia’s Putin on the sidelines of 18th Meeting of […]

Supreme Court decision make me confused: Musharraf

By The Frontier Post | June 10, 2018

F.P. Report DUBAI: Former President General (retd) Pervaiz Musharraf said on Sunday that the Supreme Court’s decision about to come to Pakistan has confused me. Earlier the three-member SC bench, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has ordered Musharraf to appear before court and assured he will not be arrested […]

Nisar files nomination papers for four constituencies

By The Frontier Post | June 10, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Muslim League–Nawaz (PML-N) stalwart Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has submitted his nomination papers for two National Assembly and as many Punjab Assembly seats as an independent candidate. Nisar has submitted the nominations papers at the Rawalpindi office of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) for NA-59 Rawalpindi, NA-63 Taxila and Punjab […]

Shehbaz mulls over contesting election from Karachi’s three constituencies

By The Frontier Post | June 10, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) president Shehbaz Sharif is mulling over contesting general elections 2018 from as many as three constituencies of Karachi. As per details garnered, the former Punjab chief minister has obtained nomination papers for the same whereas PML-N’s parliamentary board has ratified the decision. The junior Sharif will contest […]

Pakistan president and Indian PM meet at SCO summit

By The Frontier Post | June 10, 2018

F.P. Report QINGDAO: President Mamnoon Hussain and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi exchanged pleasantries during the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit in the eastern Chinese city of Qingdao. The two leaders were photographed shaking hands after a press conference by Chinese President Xi Jinping. Hussain and Modi are among leaders who attended the media briefing […]

Global

At least 15 injured as two men set off bomb in Canada restaurant

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk TORONTO: At least fifteen people were injured after two unidentified men walked into a restaurant in the Canadian city of Mississauga and set off a bomb on Thursday. According to local media reports, the blast went off in the Indian Bombay Bhel restaurant at about 10:30 pm in a result fifteen people were […]

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UN chief hails efforts to keep Iran nuclear deal alive

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk GENEVA: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday welcomed international effort to keep the Iran nuclear deal alive, after the U.S.’ controversial withdrawal from the agreement. “I welcome all actions, by the European Union and others, to work with Iran to preserve the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action,” Guterres said at a speech at […]

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China slams US for disinviting it from military drill

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk BEIJING: China criticized the U.S. on Thursday after Pentagon announced it withdrew its invitation to Beijing to participate in the upcoming Pacific military drill on the pretext of the country’s continued militarization of the South China Sea. Ministry of National Defense spokesman Ren Guogiang described the U.S. decision as “not constructive”. “Closing the […]

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Saudi air defenses intercept Houthi missile over Jizan

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk RIYADH: Saudi air defenses on Thursday intercepted a “ballistic missile” fired into Saudi territory by Yemen’s Houthi rebel group, according to Saudi media reports. The missile was fired toward Saudi Arabia’s southwestern Jizan province, the Al-Ekhbariya television channel reported. Yemen’s Houthi-run Al-Masira television channel, meanwhile, appeared to confirm that a missile had been […]

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Hariri asked to draw up new cabinet

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk BEIRUT: Saad Hariri, head of Lebanon’s Future Movement, received a parliamentary mandate to draw up a new government on Thursday. Hariri received the endorsement of 68 out of 128 lawmakers from different parliamentary blocs. The pro-Hezbollah “resistance bloc”, for its part, has refrained from fielding a candidate for the premiership but has confirmed […]

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Equating Islam with terrorism ‘foolish’: Pope

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk ROME: Pope Francis has slammed untrue claims linking Islam with terrorism, according to local media reports Thursday. According to the ANSA news agency, the pope said the view equating Islam with terrorism is baseless. “It might be coming out of many people’s mouths, but this equation is a lie and it is foolish,” […]

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Pakistan

Engagement of college teachers: Lakki Varsity, postgraduate college lock horns

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

Ghulam Mursalin Marwat LAKKI MARWAT: The administration of Government Postgraduate College and University of Lakki Marwat have, locked horns over engagement of college teachers for different assignments by varsity officials without taking prior consent of college administration. The university administration has nominated college teachers as members of board of studies and inspection teams and also […]

Youm-e-Shuhada observed at PAF Badaber

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: To commemorate the supreme sacrifice of the martyrs of Badaber attack, Youm-e-Shuhada Badaber was observed today. In this regard a wreath laying ceremony was held at the Martyrs’ Monument, PAF Camp Badaber.  Air Vice Marshal Sarfraz Khan, Air Officer Commanding, Northern Air Command laid the floral wreath at the monument and offered […]

Tribesmen ask installation of dialysis machine

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

Ahmad Nabi LANDI KOTAL: Relatives of kidney patients asked the FATA health department to functional the dialysis machine in agency headquarter hospital, Landi Kotal that has been placed in the hospital store room useless for the last six years. They were on the view due to unavailability of the facility; they used to take their […]

Hydel generation crosses 7500 MW for the first time in history

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: The hydel power stations owned and operated by the Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) generated the highest-ever electricity during the peak hours of the last two days as WAPDA hydel generation crossed 7500 megawatt (MW) mark for the first time in Pakistan. Giving hydel generation details, the WAPDA spokesman said […]

Corruption ranking decreased from 175 to 117 after NAB efforts: Javed Iqbal

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal has said the NAB efforts have resulted decrease in Pakistan ranking on Corruption Perception Index from 175 to 117. Pakistan is the only country whose corruption perception index is persistently on declining trend, he said while chairing a meeting today. The NAB chairman […]

Mini-budget appears to be more like IMF plan: Miftah Ismail

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The budget presented on Tuesday by the incumbent government appears to be more like a plan by the International Money Fund (IMF), said former finance minister Miftah Ismail. “This ‘mini-budget’  seems like an IMF budget,” he said while speaking to media on Tuesday after Finance Minister Asad Umar presented the amendments proposed for the federal […]

Afghanistan

Two local football players killed

By The Frontier Post | February 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk HERAT: Two youths were killed and three more wounded in a bomb blast in Anar Dara district in Farah province. An improvised explosive device went off through a vehicle in Jia area in Anar Dara district, leaving two persons dead and three more injured, a high-ranking security official told media. The dead and […]

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Bid to smuggle of heroin to India from Kabul airport foiled

By The Frontier Post | February 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Bid to smuggle around two kilos and twenty grams of heroin to India from Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul has been foiled by the Afghan security forces. The Ministry of Interior of Afghanistan (MoI) in a statement said a man was arrested as he was attempting to smuggle around 2.27 kgs […]

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OIC shows help for Afghan peace process

By The Frontier Post | February 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The new ambassador and permanent representative of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) for Afghanistan presented his credentials to the Afghan foreign ministry on Sunday. In his remarks, he supported the Afghan peace process and said the formation of a conference for clerics in this regard was among his top priorities. Afghan […]

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Entrance exams for ASMA held

By The Frontier Post | February 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The entrance exam for the Afghan military academy, Afghan Sandhurst, was organized in East of Afghanistan where around 450 graduates participated for the enrollment in the upcoming educational seasons of the military academy. The 201st Silab Corps of the Afghan Military said high school graduates as well as scores of graduates who […]

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Taliban fighters kill six Afghan security men

By The Frontier Post | February 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk HELMAND: Taliban gunmen killed at least six Afghan security men and wounded five others after an attack in southern Helmand province, officials said Saturday. The Taliban fighters attacked security posts in the Trekh Zabar wrea of Nawa district last night, said Haji Atiqullah, chairman of Nawa district’s social shura. In the ensuing clashes, […]

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Sayyaf in Saudi Arabia for talks with officials

By The Frontier Post | February 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk RIYADH: Former Jihadi leader and head of the Council of Protection and Stability of Afghanistan Abdul Rab Rasoul Sayyaf is in Saudi Arabia where he is scheduled to hold talks with officials. According to a source, Sayyaf left Kabul on Friday and will spend a few days in the kingdom. Sources said the […]

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Business

MoIT joins hand with Huawei

By The Frontier Post | March 1, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication joined hands with Telecommunication Company Huawei to contribute towards digital development in the country via USF programs through appropriate utilization of its expertise. Ministry of IT & Telecom through the USF signed an MOU with Huawei at the Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona, under which […]

European automotive demand up 7% in January

By The Frontier Post | March 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Demand for vehicles in the European countries recorded a 7 percent annual rise in January 2018, Turkey’s Automotive Distributers’ Association said on Wednesday. “In the EU 28 and European Free Trade Association (EFTA) countries, automotive market rose by 7 percent to 1,480,499 vehicles in January 2018, compared to the same month of […]

France raises its 2017 growth

By The Frontier Post | March 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk PARIS: France’s 2017 GDP growth has been revised upwards to 2 percent, a rate that has not been observed since 2011, the country’s national statistics agency said on Wednesday. “The revision of several indicators led to increase the annual estimation of GDP growth in 2017 by 0.1 points, from 1.9% to 2.0%,” said […]

PTEA urges govt to remove major irritants in export growth

By The Frontier Post | March 1, 2018

F.P. Report FAISALABAD: The Pakistan Textile Exporters Association (PTEA) has urged the government to immediately remove the major irritants in export growth. Extreme cash flow crunch is gradually eroding the biggest job providing textile export sector; consequently sizeable textile capacity had been severely impaired, it said adding that the government should accord preferential treatment in […]

Turkish Central Bank reserves top $ 115 billion

By The Frontier Post | March 1, 2018

  Monitoring Desk ANKARA: The Turkish Central Bank’s total reserves reached $115.29 billion as of the end of January, the bank announced Wednesday. Official reserve assets rose 7.1 percent, compared to $107.63 billion as of Dec. 31, 2017, according to the bank’s international reserves and foreign currency liquidity report. In January, foreign currency reserves — […]

UK: May rejects customs union for Northern Ireland

By The Frontier Post | March 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: A draft withdrawal agreement published by the EU “would undermine the UK common market, if implemented,” British Prime Minister Theresa May said Wednesday. “It would threaten the constitutional integrity of the UK by creating a customs and regulatory border down the Irish Sea,” she said, speaking at a weekly question session in […]

Sports

Ben Stokes available for England selection: ECB

By The Frontier Post | January 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: England cricketer Ben Stokes is available for selection for the tour of New Zealand after he was charged with affray, says the England and Wales Cricket Board. The 26-year-old was charged on Monday after a fight outside a Bristol nightclub in September and will appear before magistrates. All-rounder Stokes, who has not […]

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Ngidi, Rabada send clueless Indians packing

By The Frontier Post | January 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk CENTURION: When the team loses three of its middle-order batsmen in the first hour on the fifth morning chasing 252 more run runs to record a historic win, it pretty much sums up the lack of intent and application in the Indian ranks. And that was the picture on the fifth morning of […]

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New Zealand name T20 squad

By The Frontier Post | January 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk WELLINGTON: New Zealand on Wednesday named their T20 squad to face Pakistan in the three-match GJ Gardner Homes series. Ben Wheeler, who last played for the Black Caps in February 2017, will return to the inter-changeable squad, from which selectors will seek to employ various combinations throughout the series. Seth Rance will join […]

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Koreas to march under single ‘united’ flag in Olympic Games

By The Frontier Post | January 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: North and South Korea have agreed to march together under a single “unified Korea” flag at next month’s Winter Olympics in the South. They also agreed to field a joint women’s ice hockey team in rare talks at the truce village of Panmunjom. These are the first high-level talks between the two […]

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Pakistan to face Sri Lanka in Blind Cricket World Cup semis

By The Frontier Post | January 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk AJMAN: Pakistan are facing Sri Lanka in the semifinal of the Blind Cricket World Cup on Wednesday (today) at Ajman, UAE. Sri Lanka elected to field first after winning the toss and invited Pakistan to bat first, who are fresh off the back of a world record victory against Australia. Earlier, on Sunday, […]

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Afghanistan to play first test match in June against India at Bengaluru

By The Frontier Post | January 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Afghanistan Cricket Team will play its first international test match against India in June 14 this year. The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) confirmed the report by informing the fans through twitter. Last year in June, Afghanistan and Ireland joined full member club of the International Cricket Council (ICC) and taking the total […]

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