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Anti-India protests erupt in Kashmir amid deadly fighting

By The Frontier Post | April 1, 2018

Kashmiri protester throw stones at Indian paramilitary soldier during a protest against the killing of rebels in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Sunday, April 1, 2018. At least eight rebels have been killed in fighting with Indian troops in dispThe Associated Press Kashmiri protester throw stones at Indian paramilitary soldier during a protest against the killing […]

KP development ‘on ground’, not in advertisements: Imran

By The Frontier Post | April 1, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: PTI Chief Imran Khan in response to political rival Nawaz Sharif’s criticism said the development in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa was ‘on the ground’ and not only in advertisements. Lashing out at the ruling party, the PTI chief said unlike Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz’s (PML-N) development campaigns ‘only seen in advertisements,’ his party’s […]

Shehbaz says NAB constitutionally mandated to probe irregularities

By The Frontier Post | April 1, 2018

F.P. Report SHEIKHUPURA: Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif said on Sunday that the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) is a constitutional institution that is mandated to probe financial irregularities. Speaking to journalists after his visit to the DHQ Hospital Sheikhupura for the inauguration of new CT scan machines and physiotherapy wards, he said that the provincial […]

Nawaz claims to form govt in KP in General Elections 2018

By The Frontier Post | April 1, 2018

F.P. Report SWAT: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) founder and former premier Nawaz Sharif reiterated on Sunday that the political organisation would form federal government as well as that in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province in General Elections 2018. Nawaz Sharif addressed a rally of party workers in Swat today and said in his speech that Pakistan […]

Political instability may affect country’s development: Ahsan Iqbal

By The Frontier Post | April 1, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Federal Interior Minister, Ahsan Iqbal has said that political stability is very important for boosting the economy of any country economy and adding that the prevailing political instability will harm the economy. Interior Minister said this on Sunday while speaking to journalists and traders. Iqbal said that the continues political instability will […]

PM Abbasi should stop disrespecting the Senate: Kaira

By The Frontier Post | April 1, 2018

F.P. Report CHINIOT: Former Federal Minister and Senior leader of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Qamar Zaman Kaira has said that Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi should show some respect and stopped disrespecting the senate. Kaira said this while addressing a press conference on Sunday. He criticized the premier Shahid Khaqan Abbasi for using disrespectful words […]

Global

Jerusalem church shuts in protest of Israel taxes

By The Frontier Post | February 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk JERUSALEM: East Jerusalem’s Church of the Holy Sepulchre has closed in pro-test of a new tax policy imposed by Israeli authorities. “The church will remain closed until further notice,” Greek Orthodox Patriarch Theophilos III told a news conference on Sunday. Palestinian Christian leaders say the move aims to protest plans by the Jerusalem […]

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Congo police kill protester in anti-Kabila march

By The Frontier Post | February 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk KINSHASA: One man was killed and two others seriously injured after police opened fire on protesters in a church-backed rally against President Joseph Kabila’s refusal to step down. One person was killed and at least four injured on Sunday as police fired live bullets and tear gas to disperse banned protests calling on […]

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N. Korea condemns sanctions, but seen open to talks with US

By The Frontier Post | February 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk SEOUL (Reuters): Senior officials from Pyongyang visiting South Korea on Sunday said North Korea was open to talks with the United States, hours after it accused Washington of trying to stir up conflict on the peninsula with new sanctions. In Pyeongchang for the closing ceremony of the Winter Olympics, the visiting delegation also […]

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Erdogan reiterates resolve to eliminate terrorists

By The Frontier Post | February 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk Sefa Sahin GAZIANTEP: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sun-day reiterated Turkey’s determination to fight against terror groups in Syria and said his country would return the region to its “real owners”. Speaking at the Justice and Development (AK) Party’s provincial congress in the southern province of Gaziantep, Erdogan said: “Around 140,000 Syrian brothers […]

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Terrorists should be wiped off Syria: Iran

By The Frontier Post | February 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk TEHRAN: The Syrian territory, within next months, should be cleansed of terrorists, Chief of Staff for the Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran said on Sunday. ‘The entire Syrian territory should be cleansed of the terrorists within the next months,’ Major General Mohammad Baqeri told reporters at a local meeting, answering […]

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Syrian regime attacks continue despite UN resolution

By The Frontier Post | February 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk E.GHOUTA/IDLIB/ANKARA: Syrian regime forces carried out several attacks on opposition-held areas on Sunday, despite a UN resolution demanding a 30-day humanitarian cease-fire. One woman was killed when regime forces shelled the town of Hamouriyah in the Damascus suburb of Eastern Ghouta, according to a source with the White Helmets civil defense agency. Regime […]

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Pakistan

Nawaz is coming back because he loves Pakistan, says Shehbaz Sharif

By The Frontier Post | July 12, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif addressed a press conference a day before his brother Nawaz Sharif’s return to Pakistan, where he said that Nawaz knows he is going to be taken to jail. He is coming back for the people of Pakistan, he said. The PML-N will meet him at the airport peacefully, […]

PPP members being forced to switch loyalties, says Sherry Rehman

By The Frontier Post | July 12, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Sherry Rehman, the leader of the opposition in the Senate, said PPP members are being forced to switch loyalties. “Our party’s posters are being taken down but certain other parties are being treated as favourites,” Rehman told the media on Thursday. “Our caravan was stopped in Uch Sharif. The PPP does not […]

Motorway to be closed ahead of Nawaz, Maryam’s arrival

By The Frontier Post | July 12, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: All national highways and motorway will be closed ahead of former prime minsiter Nawaz Sharif’s arrival from London. Nawaz Sharif, thrice removed from office, was convicted in a corruption ruling and sentenced to 11 years in prison over his family’s purchase of luxury apartments in London. Nawaz’s daughter, Maryam, was sentenced to […]

‘MQM-London target killer’ arrested in Karachi

By The Frontier Post | July 12, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan Rangers Sindh on Thursday announced the arrest of a notorious target killer from Karachi’s Saeedabad area. According to a statement issued by Rangers’ spokesman, the paramilitary force arrested at least eight suspected criminals during raids across the city including a “target killer associated with Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) London”. The “target […]

ECP denies security officers responsible for submitting election results

By The Frontier Post | July 12, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan has denied the impression that the security forces will be responsible for the submission of election results, saying that their role will be confined to security and maintaining law and order at polling stations. ECP Secretary Babur Yaqub, speaking to media out the commission’s office on Tuesday, […]

PML-N to win more seats in election 2018 as compared to 2013: Ahsan

By The Frontier Post | July 12, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Ahsan Iqbal Thursday claimed his party would win more seats in the general election 2018 as compared to 2013. The PML-N would get votes on the basis of performance and prudent policies executed in the last government, he said talking to state channel. Ahsan Iqbal claimed, ”I […]

Afghanistan

Taliban retake Janikhail District from Afghan forces

By The Frontier Post | October 17, 2017

Monitoring Desk JANIKHAIL: Taliban gunmen took control of Janikhail district of Paktia early Tuesday morning after three days of heavy gunfire with the security forces. Local media outlet reported that after a heavy fight between the Taliban fighters and security forces for three, the Taliban took control of the center of Janikhail district of Paktia. […]

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Important Taliban leader arrested In Samangan

By The Frontier Post | October 16, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Security forces arrested a senior Taliban leader in operation conducted in Samangan province on Monday. Samangan police told local media that the Taliban leader identified as Shafiullah, was involved in number of attacks in Darahsof district of the province and as per the Police official, Shafi ullah confessed his crimes in the initial […]

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Two ANA soldiers killed in Kunduz

By The Frontier Post | October 16, 2017

Monitoring Desk KUNDUZ: As many as two Afghan National Army soldiers were killed when unidentified gunmen opened fire on them in Kunduz city on Sunday. As per the official of ANA, the unknown gunmen shot dead two soldiers in Angoor Bagh area of Kunduz as they were buying something from the market when the armed […]

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Muscat meeting to discuss Afghan-Pak relations: CEO

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2017

MEHTERLAM (Pajhwok): Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah Abdullah on Sunday said relations between Afghanistan and Pakistan would be discussed in upcoming Quadrilateral Cooperation Group (QCG) meeting in Muscat, the capital of Oman. Talking to reporters in Mehtarlam, the capital of eastern Laghman province, Abdullah said good relations with neighbours was Afghanistan’s need and said the recent visit of the […]

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Noted Afghan women rights campaigner dies in US

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2017

KABUL (Pajhwok): A courageous Afghan women rights campaigner has died of multiple system atrophy and a degenerative neurological disorder, a news report said on Sunday. After fleeing Afghanistan before the 1979 Soviet invasion, Sima Wali worked for the rest of her life to support the Afghan women under Taliban’s oppressive regime. The Washington Post reported […]

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Police foils terrorist bid in Kabul

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Ministry of Interior told on Sunday that police arrested a truck bomber on Saturday night in Kabul city along with a truck loaded with explosive and foiled a major terrorist bid in the capital. MoI added that police given signal to the suspected truck to stop and the driver paid any heed […]

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Business

McDonald’s takes a deep dive to promote active lifestyle!

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: The 22nd McDonald’s National Age-Group Boys Swimming Championship 2017 was organized by Sindh Swimming Association with support of McDonald’s. This was the 8th consecutive year of McDonald’s Pakistan supporting the event. The event started at 7:30 am on 11th November, 2017, and concluded successfully with a closing ceremony on 12th November, 2017 […]

Bullish trend witnessed as PSX gains 150 points

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2017

KARACHI (PPI): A bullish trend at the Pakistan Stock Exchange was witnessed as the KSE-100 index closed around the 40,800 points mark on Thursday after witnessing a positive change of 0.37 per cent. The index gained 150 points during the day’s trading session with investors trading shares valuing more than Rs4.16 billion. The market closed at […]

Pak-Russia agree to strengthen bilateral trade ties

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2017

ISLAMABAD (NNI): Minister for Commerce and Textile, Pervaiz Malik, has expressed interest in further strengthening cooperation in all fields of mutual interest including trade, energy, defence, and culture. The Minister is currently on a visit to Moscow held a meeting with Russian Minister for Industry and Trade, Denis Manturov on the sidelines of the Ministerial […]

UBL Omni, TPL Rupiya, EvantageSoft sign MoU

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: TPL Rupiya, TPL Holdings payment service vertical, has joined hands with UBL Omni and EvantageSoft to introduce cashless payments for its mass transit customers. This will allow passengers of Lahore Transport Company (LTC), a Lahore-based public transit bus system, to make daily commute payments using their UBL Omni bank accounts. The MoU […]

Conversion of public transport on CNG to improve environment

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Ghiyas Abdullah Paracha, Central Leader All Pakistan CNG Association (APCNGA) on Wednesday said public transport should be converted on CNG in Punjab to offset to impact of smog and air pollution. He said that dozens of countries have converted their public transport environment-friendly fuel and Pakistan should follow the suit by introducing […]

Deadline for filing tax returns extended till November 30

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2017

ISLAMABAD (APP): The deadline for filing of income tax returns has been extended till November 30. Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar on Wednesday approved the extension of the due date for filing of Income Tax Returns/Statements by companies, salaried individuals, other individuals and AOPs. It was felt that the taxpayers could not find ample time […]

Sports

Bumpy ride ahead for Sethi after Nawaz’s disqualification

By The Frontier Post | August 1, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court (IHC) has accepted the petition that was filed against Pakistan Super League (PSL) Chairman Najam Sethi for hearing, and has summoned all parties on August 10. The appeal was made against the nomination of Najam Sethi for chairmanship of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), and the petitioner had taken the […]

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Sharjeel Khan, Khalid Latif likely to be banned for life: sources

By The Frontier Post | August 1, 2017

LAHORE (NNI): Sharjeel Khan and Khalid Latif are likely to be banned for life for their alleged involvement in the spot fixing scandal which rocked the Pakistan Super League earlier this year in Dubai. “We have requested the Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) Tribunal probing into the spot fixing scandal to impose a life ban on […]

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Amir, Imad announce donations for Shahid Afridi Foundation

By The Frontier Post | August 1, 2017

LONDON (NNI): Pakistan left-arm fast bowler Mohammad Amir and all-rounder Imad Wasim have stepped forward to help former captain Shahid Afridi, whose foundation is making a hospital in Thar. A fund raising event was held in London which was attended by Amir and Imad, and both announced 10,000 euros apiece for the Shahid Afridi Foundation […]

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Amir’s classy response to Rohit Sharma’s ‘normal bowler’ remark

By The Frontier Post | August 1, 2017

Mohammad Amir has finally reacted to Indian batsman Rohit Sharma’s comment from last year that the Pakistani pacer is just a “normal” bowler. Rohit, after Amir’s dazzling spell in the 2016 Asia Cup T20 match between India and Pakistan in Dhaka, had infamously downplayed Amir’s skills saying he wasn’t too impressed with the hype surrounding […]

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CA board to decide on pay war’s end

By The Frontier Post | August 1, 2017

SYDNEY: It was the change of the CA board from 14 state-appointed delegates to nine independently-appointed directors in October 2012 that provided a major catalyst for the governing body’s attempt to break up the fixed revenue percentage models at the heart of all collective bargaining agreements between the board and the Australian Cricketers’ Association (ACA) […]

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Moeen Ali takes hat-trick to seal emphatic England win over South Africa

By The Frontier Post | July 31, 2017

LONDON (AFP): Despite a major work by Dean Elgar, who composed a defiant 136, England defeated the South Africans by another almighty margin – 239 runs. Joe Root and his squad now head to Old Trafford in a buoyant mood after this copybook victory, which came at a rush, with a Moeen Ali hat-trick polishing […]

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