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Bilawal shows concerns over IHC, BHC and LHC’s verdict timings

By The Frontier Post | June 2, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that Lahore, Islamabad and Balochistan high courts verdicts regarding the delimitations can delay the polls and adding that timing of these verdicts are a cause for concern. Earlier on Friday, the Lahore High Court (LHC) rejected an amendment in the nomination papers […]

Asghar Khan case: Supreme Court sends notices to Nawaz Sharif, Javed Hashmi and 19 others

By The Frontier Post | June 2, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: The Supreme Court of Pakistan issued notices to former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, Javed Hashmi and 19 other civilians in the Asghar Khan case on Saturday. Chief Jusitice of Pakistan Mian Saqin Nisar headed the member bench and it resumed hearing of the implementation of the case at the apex court’s Lahore […]

Sindh caretaker CM sees general elections on time

By The Frontier Post | June 2, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Caretaker Sindh Chief Minister Fazul-ur-Rehman has said that he did not foresee delay or postponement of general elections. This he said while informally talking to a group of journalists just after taking oath as caretaker Sindh Chief Minister at Governor House here on Saturday. Brushing aside the impression of delay or postponement of […]

Elections will be held on time, says Nasirul Mulk

By The Frontier Post | June 1, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMAABD: Caretaker Prime Minister Nasirul Mulk has said holding of transparent elections is his top and foremost priority. Talking to media in Islamabad after taking oath, he said the elections will be held on time, adding that he will work according to the mandate given to him. “The size of federal cabinet would […]

Transparent election in the country is our top priority: Nasirul Mulk

By The Frontier Post | June 1, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMAABD: Caretaker Prime Minister Nasirul Mulk has said holding of transparent elections is his top priority. Talking to media in Islamabad after taking oath, he said the elections will be held on time, adding that he will work according to the mandate given to him. “The size of federal cabinet would be small,” […]

I appeared before the court for 80th time: Nawaz

By The Frontier Post | June 1, 2018

F.P. Report FAISALABAD: Former Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif has said that he was punished to make Pakistan an atomic power. “I appeared before the court for the 80th time today,” he said. “Why do I have to endure appearances before court?” This he said on Friday in public rally at Faisalabad, Nawaz said […]

Global

E. Timor Opp coalition heads for victory

By The Frontier Post | May 14, 2018

DILI (Reuters): A coalition of East Timor’s opposition parties, including a party led by independence hero Xanana Gusmao, was heading for victory on Sunday in an election held after months of deadlock in the tiny Southeast Asian nation’s parliament. With more than 99 percent of votes counted in Saturday’s poll, the Alliance of Change for […]

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US’ Iran sanctions could stymie Europe: Germany

By The Frontier Post | May 14, 2018

  Monitoring Desk BERLIN: Germany continued its sharp criticism of U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday, saying his planned sanctions against Tehran would also make it difficult for Europeans to maintain economic incentives as part of the Iran nuclear deal. German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas told weekly Bild am Sonntag that European countries would continue […]

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Settlers storm Al-Aqsa compound

By The Frontier Post | May 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk JERUSALEM: Hundreds of Jewish settlers forced their way into East Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound on Sunday, according to a Palestinian official. “Hundreds of settlers stormed the compound along with a large Israeli police force,” Firas al-Dibis, a Palestinian official with Jerusalem’s Islamic Waqf, which oversees the city’s holy sites, said in a […]

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At least nine dead as bomb, gun battle rages in Afghan city

By The Frontier Post | May 13, 2018

KABUL (AFP): At least nine people were killed and more than 30 injured when militants detonated bombs and stormed a government building Sunday in a continuing attack in an eastern Afghan city, officials said. A thick column of smoke rose into the sky after two explosions near Jalalabad’s directorate of finance, the Nangarhar provincial governor’s […]

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At least 11 killed in Indonesia church attacks, 40 wounded

By The Frontier Post | May 13, 2018

SURABAYA (AFP): A wave of blasts including a suicide bombing struck outside churches in Indonesia on Sunday, killing at least 11 and wounding 40 others, police said, the latest assault on a religious minority in the world’s biggest Muslim-majority country. Indonesia has been on high alert over attacks by militants, including some incidents claimed by […]

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Hamas leader heads to Cairo ahead of Gaza protests

By The Frontier Post | May 13, 2018

GAZA CITY, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES (AFP): Leader of Hamas. Ismail Haniya left for Cairo on Sunday, sources in the movement said, a day before major protests are expected in the enclave over Washington’s controversial Jerusalem embassy move. Haniya passed through the Rafah crossing early Sunday and is expected to meet the head of Egypt’s security services, […]

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Pakistan

PM House to be converted into educational institution: Shafqat Mehmood

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for National History and Literary Heritage Division, Shafqat Mehmood on Thursday has claimed that federal government has decided to convert the palatial Prime Minister House into an educational institution. While briefing the media persons, Shafqat Mehmood said that Prime Minister Imran Khan chaired a briefing on reuse of heritage buildings at […]

Minister vows to overcome Rs42 bn railways deficit

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Federal Minister for Railways, Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad has claimed that the Rs 42 billion deficit of Pakistan Railways will be control in one year. The Railway minister said this while talking to the media persons in Rawalpindi. Sheikh Rasheed pointed out that the department is currently facing annual deficit of forty to […]

Police is working independently in Sindh: IG Imam

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Inspector General of Police (IGP) Sindh Kaleem Imam has said that the police are working independently and honestly in the province with good intentions. IGP said this while addressing the media in Karachi on Thursday. The newly posted provincial police chief said the police will make every possible effort to bring improvements […]

Balochistan Assembly elects Sarfraz for Upper House

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

F.P. Report QUETTA: Sarfraz Bugti of Balochistan Awami Party stood victorious in the elections for the general seat of Senate left vacant by Mir Naimatullah Zehri. Former home minister Balochistan garnered 37 votes from the Balochistan Assembly against his contender Rehmatullah Kakar backed by opposition alliance who secured 20 votes. Five members vied for the […]

President Alvi, PM Imran to visit Karachi on Sunday

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Prime Minister Imran Khan, who has earned criticism for his delayed visit of Karachi due to his busiest schedule in the capital, will arrive in Karachi on Sunday, it emerged on Wednesday. PM Khan, along President Dr Air Alvi will visit the mausoleum of father to offer Fateha at his tomb in […]

Special wing to be constituted for literacy enhancement: Shafqat

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Federal Minster for Education and Professional Training, Shafqat Mehmood main target in education sector is to enhance literacy in the country and bring 22.8 million out of school children (OOSC) in schools. He said special wing will be constituted for this purpose in the Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training which […]

Afghanistan

Rabbani, Dostam discuss removal of Attah

By The Frontier Post | January 28, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Acting Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani met 1st Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostam in Turkey on current political crisis sparked by the removal of Attaullah Muhammad Noor as Balkh governor by the president. The two members of Coalition to Rescue Afghanistan also discussed the recent differences between government and Jamiat-i-Islami over the removal […]

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Three cops found dead in Badakhshan

By The Frontier Post | January 28, 2018

Monitoring Desk KUNDUZ: The bodies of three police personnel were found in a house in Faizabad city, capital of Badakhshan province last night. According to initial information of security forces, the police personnel were found dead in the house of their friend in Faizabad city last night, Badakhshan governor’s spokesman Naik Muhammad Nazari told media. […]

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Six security men injured in suicide bombing

By The Frontier Post | January 28, 2018

Monitoring Desk LASHKARGAH: At least four Afghan National Army (ANA) troops and two cops were injured in a suicide attack in the Nad Ali district of Helmand province, officials said Saturday. “The security forces had identified the bomber and opened fire on his explosive packed car when he failed to stop on their signals. As […]

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Khalilzad’s remarks over Balkh leadership impasse spark reactions

By The Frontier Post | January 28, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The remarks by the former US Ambassador to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad have attracted mixed reactions regarding the impasse between the government and Jamiat-e-Islami regarding Balkh political leadership. In an exclusive interview with the Arian News, Khalilzad had said that the Afghan government and its international will not have further patience and tolerance […]

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Condolences pour in following deadly bombing

By The Frontier Post | January 28, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Shortly after Saturday’s deadly bombing in Kabul, CEO Abdullah Abdullah expressed his outrage at yet another incident in a string of attacks this week around the country and said “this is enough” now. Abdullah said in a twitter message: “We condemn this terrorist act and share the sorrows and loses of our […]

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Rashid joins IPL

By The Frontier Post | January 28, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Afghanistan’s “million dollar baby” Rashid Khan has just been picked up on auction for a whopping $1.35 million USD by IPL Sunrisers Hyderabad. Khan returns to the same team after a successful season with them last year. The 19-year-old leg spinner continues to wow the cricket world as he racks up achievements […]

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Business

Top UK media team visits SZABIST

By The Frontier Post | February 13, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: SZABIST hosted a four member UK Media delegation; Patrick Wintour (The Guardian), Freddy Gray (The Spectator), Roland Oliphant (The Daily Telegraph) and Ms. Sarah Titterton (AFP) at its Karachi Campus on 10th February 2018. The visit was organized by the ISS, Islamabad. During the exchange with Ms. Shahnaz Wazir Ali (President, SZABIST), […]

Turkey’s red meat production down four per cent in 2017

By The Frontier Post | February 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Turkey’s annual red meat production dropped 3.97 percent to 1.12 million tons in 2017, compared with the previous year, the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) announced on Monday. The red meat production consisted of cattle (987,482 tons), sheep (100,058 tons), goat (37,525 tons) and buffalo meat (1,339 tons), TurkStat said. Meanwhile, in December […]

9th Karachi Literature Festival 2018 concludes

By The Frontier Post | February 13, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: In the opening session of the last day the 9th Karachi Literature Festival, Asif Farrukhi had an interesting conversation with popular TV writer Noorul Huda Shah. Asif Farrukhi asked why Noor stuck to TV, didn’t write a novel, to which she replied, “TV dramas are like a blanket that is difficult to […]

Merchandise export up 11.11% in 7 months

By The Frontier Post | February 12, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The country’s export surged by 11.11 per cent during first seven months of fiscal year 2017-18 as compared to exports during same period of the preceding year. The exports rose to $12.966 billion during July-January 2017-18 against the exports worth of $11.67 billion during same period of the year 2016-17, according to […]

Parrot species facing extinction threat: Habib

By The Frontier Post | February 12, 2018

F.P. Report FAISALABAD: Chairman Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FCCI) Standing Committee on Wild Life Conservation and Fishing Promotion, Mr. Habib Ajmal has said that the parrot is one of most popular local species of bird which is facing serious threat of extinction due to fast diminishing urban plantation and unrestricted netting, poaching and […]

PIAF urges govt to reduce high energy costs

By The Frontier Post | February 12, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan Industrial & Traders Associations Front (PIAF) chairman Irfan Iqbal Sheikh said on Sunday that business community had been demanding of the government since long to focus on bringing down high energy cost as Pakistan was losing export markets to Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, India, Vietnam and other regional countries due to high […]

Sports

Lahore Qalandar appoints Aqib Javed as head coach

By The Frontier Post | December 27, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Lahore Qalandar, franchise of Pakistan Super League (PSL) announced former fast bowler Aqib Javed as the new head coach and Fakhar Zaman as the vice captain of the team in the upcoming PSL-3. While talking to media owner of Lahore Qalandars, Rana Fawad announced the new changes in the team and adding […]

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Laiba Ijaz wins first individual gold for KP

By The Frontier Post | December 27, 2017

Monitoring Desk PESHAWAR: Promising Laiba Ijaz, the current Under-15 No. 1, clinched first individual gold medal for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the ongoing Quaid-e-Azam Inter-Provincial Games being played here at Mussif Squash Complex, Jinnah Stadium on Tuesday. Laiba Ijaz attributed her gold medal to former World Champion Qamar Zaman, who is running the KP Women Squash […]

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World Hockey XI to tour Pakistan from Jan 18

By The Frontier Post | December 27, 2017

Monitoring Desk LAHORE: Star-studded World Hockey XI will be touring Pakistan from January 18 to 21 to play a two-match series against Pakistan senior team. This was stated by Pakistan Hockey Federation President Brig (retd) Khalid Sajjad Khokhar while addressing a press conference, along with PHF Secretary Shahbaz Ahmad and Rao Umer Hashim, Group Director, […]

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Semifinals of volleyball event on Thursday

By The Frontier Post | December 27, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Semifinals of volleyball event of the 2nd Quaid-e-Azam Inter Provincial Games will be held on Wednesday, while the third position fixture will take place on Thursday. The contests among different outfits began here at Liaquat Gymnasium of Pakistan Sports Complex, Islamabad on Tuesday. Till filing of this report KP had won its […]

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Green team will miss Junaid, Shinwari during New Zealand tour: Sarfraz

By The Frontier Post | December 26, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Sarfraz Ahmed, Captain Pakistan cricket, has said that the green shirt will definitely miss the presence of Junaid Khan and Usman Khan Shinwari during the New Zealand tour as both the fast bowlers were in good forms and would be effective on New Zealand condition. Sarfraz said this while talking to media […]

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Pakistan retain top position in ICC T20 rankings

By The Frontier Post | December 26, 2017

Monitoring Desk DUBAI: Pakistan cricket team maintained the top position in the T20I ranking which was released by the International Cricket Council (ICC). Pakistani side topped the table with 124 points while West Indies and New Zealand both have 120 points, and they were respectively on number two and number three places. Imad Wasim also […]

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