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Challenges, Pressure mounted on government after initiating treason case against Musharraf: Nawaz Sharif

By The Frontier Post | May 23, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The disqualified prime minister Nawaz Sharif has said that all the challenges and pressure were increased after the government initiated a treason case against the former dictator General (retd) Pervez Musharaf. Nawaz Sharif said while recording his statement for the third consecutive day in Avenfield reference on Wednesday in the accountability court. […]

CTD arrests two alleged terrorists in Sheikhupura operation

By The Frontier Post | May 23, 2018

F.P. Report SHEIKHUPURA: At least two alleged terrorists were arrested during an operation carried out by Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) in Shehzad Town area of Sheikhupura on Tuesday night. CTD spokesperson told news channel that the arrested terrorists were affiliated to banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Jamaat-ul-Ahrar group. The arrested terrorists were identified as Habib-ur-Rehman and Muhammad Gul. […]

PTI’s Naeemul Haq slaps Daniyal Aziz during talk show

By The Frontier Post | May 23, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Leader of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Naeemul Haq slapped Minister of Privatization Daniyal Aziz during the program of private news channel on later Tuesday night. Daniyal Aziz’s inappropriate remarks irked PTI leader, which led to a heated exchange between the two political rivals. PML-N leader Daniyal Aziz called Naeemul Haq a “thief”, after […]

Victim of U.S. school shooting laid to rest in Karachi

By The Frontier Post | May 23, 2018

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Sabika Aziz Shaikh, Pakistani exchange student who was gunned down in an American school last week, was laid to rest in Karachi’s Azeempura graveyard amid scenes of grief and sorrow here on Wednesday. The body of Ms. Shaikh was flown in to Karachi on Wednesday morning at 4 hours whereas her funerals were held at […]

General election 2018 will be held on 25 July in Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | May 22, 2018

F.P.Report ISLAMABAD: In Pakistan the upcoming polls for general election would be held on July-25 and a summary in this regard has been forwarded by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to President Mamnoon Hussain, sources said. Sources added that president would approve the summary soon. Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) would announce the schedule of […]

Sharif not in favor of bureaucrats or retire judge for the slot of caretaker PM

By The Frontier Post | May 22, 2018

F.P.Report ISLAMABAD: Despite holding five meeting for the caretaker prime minister between the opposition and government while sources said that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif is not in favor of retire judge or bureaucrat to be caretaker PM. Earlier opposition leader in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah informed Media persons that his meeting with […]

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Vatican treasurer to stand trial for alleged sex offences

By The Frontier Post | May 2, 2018

MELBOURNE ((Reuters): Vatican Treasurer George Pell must face trial on charges of historical sexual offences, an Australian court ruled on Tuesday, making him the most senior Catholic official to be tried on such allegations. He pleaded not guilty. Magistrate Belinda Wallington handed down her decision that Pell’s case will proceed to trial in a Melbourne […]

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North and S. Korea start to dismantle border speakers

By The Frontier Post | May 2, 2018

PAJU (Reuters): North and South Korea began dismantling loudspeakers that blared propaganda across their heavily fortified border on Tuesday, South Korea’s defence ministry said, fulfilling a promise made at last week’s historic summit. The moves are the first practical, if small, steps toward reconciliation after Friday’s meeting between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and the […]

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MD riot in Paris: Masked protesters torch cars, police deploy tear gas

By The Frontier Post | May 2, 2018

PARIS (Monitoring Desk): Police in Paris have used water cannons to break up a tumultuous rally. Amid May Day demonstrations, hooded individuals have been throwing smoke bombs and setting vehicles on fire in the French capital. Live feeds from Paris showed chaotic scenes, as police attempt to disperse violent protesters while redirecting crowds of peaceful […]

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Armenia protest leader fails in bid to become interim PM

By The Frontier Post | May 2, 2018

YEREVAN (AFP): Nikol Pashinyan failed in his bid to be elected interim prime minister of Armenia. According to the local ArmenPress news agency only 46 lawmakers voted in favour of him becoming prime minister – he needed 53 votes to be elected. He was the only candidate, but the ruling Republican Party had refused to […]

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Dominican Republic embraces China, severs ties with Taiwan

By The Frontier Post | May 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk TAIPEI: The Dominican Republic’s government announced on Tuesday that it is establishing diplomatic relations with China and breaking its diplomatic ties with Taiwan. It says it will also recognize Taiwan as an “inalienable part of Chinese territory.” At a news event in Beijing on Tuesday morning, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Dominican […]

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Sri Lanka president reshuffles cabinet

By The Frontier Post | May 2, 2018

COLOMBO (Reuters): Sri Lanka’s president reshuffled his cabinet on Tuesday after the defection of several ministers from his party, but the changes did not impress some market watchers looking for an end to the country’s political uncertainty. President Maithripala Sirisena shifted 18 cabinet members, including reassigning posts once held by defectors from his ruling Sri […]

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Pakistan

3 of a family among five dead in NWA

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2018

F.P. Report MIRANSHAH: Three persons of the same family were killed on Wednesday in an apparent incident of targeted killing when unknown armed men barged into a house and opened indiscriminate fire in Sheratla area of Mir Ali Tehsil of North Waziristan tribal district. According to local administration, the incident happened in Sheratla area of […]

Abbottabad Police arrest alleged child rapist

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2018

F.P. Report ABBOTTABAD: Abbottabad Police arrested alleged rapist of a minor child from Upper Kunj locality of the district, said a press release issued by police on Wednesday. The accused had allegedly raped a five-year old child Qasim son of Javed, resident of Upper Kunj Jadid. According to the FIR registered by the father of […]

Electricity consumers show resentment over increase in tariff

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2018

Hafiz Aziz-ur-Rehman HAFIZABAD: Local electricity consumers have expressed their resentment over increase in the electricity tariff and have called upon the government to withdraw it to prevent hardship and inconvenience to the middle class. They said that the present government which has promised to bring down prices of all essential commodities but they have increased […]

CM for action against corruption, discouraging commissions

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan has directed against corruption, discouraging all types of commissions, strengthening the public sector institutions, improving their capacity for efficient delivery. He was addressing a Cabinet meeting on the hundred days plan of the PTI government in the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Provincial Ministers, Chief Secretary and […]

ANP’s Ibrar Khalil along with nephew shot dead

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2018

Shah Faisal PESHAWAR: Awami National Party’s (ANP) candidate for PK-74, Muhammad Ibrar Khalil along with his nephew was gunned down on Wednesday in jurisdiction of Tehkal police Station. Superintendent of Police (SP) Cantonment Wasim Riaz told media persons that ANP’s Muhammad Ibrar Khalil along with his nephew identified as Rasheed Khalil were on their way […]

6th Sept reminds us of sacrifices by our brave soldiers: Naval Chief

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: 6th September is a day of reckoning in the history of our nation. It reminds us of the courage, unity and steadfastness that defined the Pakistani nation in the face of armed aggression in 1965 by a much bigger enemy. It was a day when the entire Pakistani nation and its Armed […]

Afghanistan

Farmers of Paktika province seeks market for bumper pine nuts yield

By The Frontier Post | January 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk PAKTIA: The residents and traders of Paktika province say 12,000 tonnes of pine nuts had been produced in the province this year. They say half of the pine nuts are in the storages while half exported to foreign countries under Pakistani trademarks to international markets due to lack of market in the country. […]

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US Ambassador reaffirms support to Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | January 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: United States of America appointed John Bass as the new Ambassador to Afghanistan and he assured that US will continue its support for rebuilding Afghanistan and prosperous furture of the nation. US Embassy issued a statement in this regard and John Bass said that he is honored to be the new US […]

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Afghan forces arrest three key members of Taliban group

By The Frontier Post | January 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk PAKTIA: Afghan National Defense and security forces arrested three important members of Taliban group during an operation in Paktia province of Afghanistan. According to statement of Ministry of Interior (MoI) , the Taliban fighters were arrested in Zeruk district of Paktia. It added that three senior Taliban members were arrested during the operation. […]

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Taliban kill 5 Afghan police in Kandahar

By The Frontier Post | January 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk KANDAHAR: Taliban gunmen killed five Afghan police and wounded another in southern Kandahar province, sources said Tuesday. The Taliban fighters attacked a security post in Talwakan area of Panjwayee district, killing five police and wounding another, informed sources told AIP. The source said the Taliban retreated upon arrival of the police reinforcement in […]

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NDS arrest alleged planner of attacks

By The Frontier Post | January 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk HERAT: The personnel of National Directorate of Security (NDS) detained an alleged planner of mosque attacks in western Herat province, officials said Tuesday. The alleged mastermind of attacks on mosques was detained by the NDS personnel in the limits of 2nd police district of Herat city on Tuesday, said Jilani Farhad, spokesman of […]

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Displaced families demand shelter

By The Frontier Post | January 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk KUNDUZ: Thousands of families displaced by clashes and insecurity in Badakshan province over the past two years have asked the government and relief agencies to provide them shelter. Daulat Khawar, administrator of troubled Worduj district, told Afghan Islamic Press (AIP) that a large number of families who moved to Baharak district were living […]

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Business

Oxford hosted a discussion on Javed Jabbar’s book

By The Frontier Post | January 19, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Oxford University Press (OUP) organized a discussion on the revised third edition of the book Pakistan—Unique Origins; Unique Destiny? written by Javed Jabbar. The book takes its readers on a journey of rediscovery of Pakistan by lucidly pinpointing the uniqueness of its origins and history, its strengths and weaknesses, and the achievements […]

NBP upgrades custom house branch

By The Frontier Post | January 19, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) has upgraded its Custom House branch to a modern facility to provide high quality and efficient services to its customers. According to statement issued here Thursday, Custom House Branch enhancements were initiated by Saeed Ahmad, President & CEO, NBP in April 2017 & subsequently inaugurated the recently. […]

PCCC restructuring body to meet during next week

By The Frontier Post | January 19, 2018

ISLAMABAD (APP): The Restructuring Committee of Pakistan Central Cotton Committee (PCCC) is likely to met during next week for considering and approve the proposals and suggestions of its sub-committee in order to streamline the working of PCCC for the promotion of major cash crop of the country as well as development of local textile industry […]

SSP Group asked to bring investment plans to Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | January 19, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Sheikh Amir Waheed, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry has called upon the Strategic Swiss Partners (SSP) Group to bring business and investment projects to Pakistan as Pakistan was emerging as a lucrative destination for business and investment. He was talking to Dato Ahmad Hisham Zainal, Partner Investments of Strategic Swiss […]

SBP launches Systemic Risk Survey

By The Frontier Post | January 18, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), being the central bank and banking supervisor, plays a pivotal role in ensuring stability of Pakistan’s financial system. In pursuance of SBP Vision 2020, it is committed to strengthening its financial stability regime to identify and manage systemic risks arising from within and outside the country’s financial […]

IBA in collaboration with Martin Dow opens health centre

By The Frontier Post | January 18, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi in collaboration with Martin Dow inaugurated a dedicated health facility at its main campus. The Health Centre has been set up to provide quality healthcare facilities for IBA staff, students and faculty alike and will be operational six days a week. Dean & Director IBA, […]

Sports

Azhar Ali struggling to get rid of knee injury

By The Frontier Post | November 22, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan opening batsman, Azhar Ali is likely to miss some matches as his knee injury will take some more time and the knee injury also ruled out him of the five-match ODI series against Sri Lanka. The return to the team of Azhar Ali will likely be take more time as he […]

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Kohli equals Amla’s record

By The Frontier Post | November 22, 2017

Monitoring Desk KOLKATA: Indian skipper Virat Kohli has scored a century in second innings of Test against Sri Lanka at Kolkata on Tuesday and equaled the record of South African batsman Hashim Amla of scoring fastest 50 international centuries. Both Kohli and Amla have achieved the record in 348 International matches. With this innings Kohli […]

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Qatar urge neighbors to allow its citizens to attend 2022 FIFA World Cup

By The Frontier Post | November 21, 2017

Monitoring Desk DOHA: Hassan Al Thawadi, secretary general at Qatar’s Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy urged the four neighboring countries to separate the politics from sports and allow their citizens to attend the World Cup in Doha in 2022. This he said while talking to media persons on Monday in Doha. The committee is […]

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Bangladesh tackles illegal cricket betting with stadium raids

By The Frontier Post | November 20, 2017

DHAKA (AFP): Bangladesh has launched a series of police raids to crack down on illegal betting in cricket stadiums that has gripped the country’s main Twenty20 competition, tournament officials said Saturday. Some 77 people have been thrown out of two cricket grounds in the cities of Dhaka and Sylhet in the past few days after […]

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Malik 54*, Hasan’s 5 for 20 seal thrilling Comilla win

By The Frontier Post | November 20, 2017

DHAKA (Cricinfo): Comilla Victorians surged to the top of the points table with their fifth successive win, beating a strong Dhaka Dynamites side by four wickets. Hasan Ali’s five-for helped bowl out Dhaka for only 128 before Shoaib Malik’s unbeaten half-century coolly finished the chase in the last over. With nine required off the last […]

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Pakistan hockey will take years to regain its winning form, says PHF secretary

By The Frontier Post | November 20, 2017

KARACHI (Monitoring Desk): Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) Secretary Shahbaz Ahmed Senior has said that the national hockey team will require “at least a few years to regain their winning form”. While talking to Media News, the former Olympian said it was unfortunate that the players were not able to take part in some international events […]

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