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ECP recommended 25,26 and 27 July dates for coming polls

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

F.P.Report ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has recommended 25, 26 and 27 July  date for coming general election 2018 in the country. Sources informed The Frontier Post that the  ECP has forwarded a summary to President Mamnoon Hussain requesting him to set a date for the upcoming general election in the country under […]

PIA invites the royal family to visit northern Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has invited Britain’s Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex to visit the beautiful places of northern areas of Pakistan. PIA invite the royal family and post a picture of Princes Diana during her visit to Northern Areas of Pakistan and invite the new couples […]

PML-N will again be the ruling party in next poll:  Maryum Nawaz

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

F.P.Report CHISHTIAN:  Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) leader Maryam Nawaz on Monday claimed that Pakistan Muslim Legue Nawaz will be again the ruling party in the next general election. This she said while addressing a public-gathering here in Chistian Monday. Maryam Nawaz said that the people of the country witness and know the development made […]

PML-N proposes names of Nasir-ul-Mulk, Jilani, Ishrat for caretaker PM

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has finalized the names of Justice (r) Nasir-ul-Mulk, Tassaduq Jilani and Ishrat Hussain for caretaker prime minister. Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi discussed these names with Leader of Opposition in National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah during their meetings. An announcement is expected to made tomorrow after a meeting […]

Civilians targetted in unprovoked Indian firing along Working Boundary

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Indian troops targetted civilians as they initiated ‘unprovoked’ firing along the Working Boundary in Harpal and Charwah sectors on Monday, according to the military’s media wing Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR). “Indian troops initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation along Working Boundary targeting civil population with mortars and heavy weapons in Harpal and Charwah […]

PPP proposes Zaka Ashraf, Jalil Abbas Jilani names for caretaker PM slot

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Opposition leader in National Assembly, Syed Khursheed Shah has forwarded the names of Zaka Ashraf and Jalil Abbasi Jilani to prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi for the post of caretaker prime minister on Monday. According to reports, Khursheed Shah has forwarded these names to PM Abbasi on Monday and the sources added […]

Global

UN Security Council envoys visit Bangladesh and Myanmar

By The Frontier Post | April 29, 2018

BANGLADESH (Reuters): UN Security Council envoys began a four-day visit to Bangladesh and Myanmar on Saturday to see firsthand the aftermath of a Myanmar military crackdown that Britain, the United States and others have denounced as ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims. They are due to meet Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Myanmar’s de facto […]

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India says electrified all villages ahead of prime minister’s deadline

By The Frontier Post | April 29, 2018

MUMBAI (Reuters): India has electrified all its villages 12 days ahead of a deadline set by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the government said on Sunday, which could give the ruling party a boost ahead of a general election in 2019. Asia’s third-largest economy has been held back for years by a power shortage, with industries […]

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Trump says had a ‘long and very good talk’ with South Korean president

By The Frontier Post | April 29, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters): U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday that he had spoken with South Korean President Moon Jae-in and preparations for a meeting with North Korea were being set. “Just had a long and very good talk with President Moon of South Korea. Things are going very well, time and location of meeting with […]

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Russia to use US Tomahawks to reverse engineer missiles, improve own weaponry

By The Frontier Post | April 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk MOSCOW: Russia’s Defense Ministry has been examining Tomahawk missiles that failed to detonate during the U.S.-led airstrike against the Syrian regime’s chemical weapons capabilities on April 14, according to Russian sources. Russian Col. Gen. Sergey Rudskoy said the U.S. cruise missiles were “being examined,” and that “the results of this work will be […]

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Spain’s navy wants big role in post-Brexit EU defence

By The Frontier Post | April 29, 2018

MADRID (AFP): With naval power Britain at the EU’s exit door, Spain has gone on the offensive to be the next major player defending European shores. Madrid’s manoeuvring comes as the EU looks to deepen military cooperation to show unity in the wake of Brexit. The bloc’s 27 remaining member states have already embarked on […]

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Lebanon denies role in cancelling Palestinian moot

By The Frontier Post | April 29, 2018

Edward Haddad BEIRUT: The Lebanese government on Saturday denied reports about barring the convention of a major Palestinian conference in the capital Beirut. A Hamas official earlier said Lebanese authorities were preventing the Palestinian People’s Congress, which is scheduled to open in Beirut and the Gaza Strip on Sunday. However, Hassan Mneimneh, head of the […]

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Pakistan

Wildlife policy to be approved soon: Amin Aslam

By The Frontier Post | September 4, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Advisor to Prime Minister on climate change, Malik Amin Aslam said first ever National Wildlife policy draft would be soon submitted to cabinet for approval. He said this in a meeting of Climate Change Caucus held here at Parliament House . The meeting was chaired by Chairperson of the Committee Senator Sherry […]

Samar Bilour nomination papers for PK 78 accepted

By The Frontier Post | September 4, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Returning Officer for PK-78 (Peshawar) by-elections has declared correct nomination papers of Samar Bilour, widow of Haroon Bilour, for the upcoming elections to be held on October 14, next. Nomination papers of Samar Bilour were scrutinized by Returning Officer at the office of Election Commission of Pakistan. Danial Bilour, son of Haroon […]

Rehman condemns us move of cutting off aid

By The Frontier Post | September 4, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chairman Senate Standing Committee Senator A. Rehman Malik strongly condemns the recent move of the US President Donald Trump administration to cut off the Coalition Support Fund (CFS) to Pakistan. He said CFS is actually not the aid as reported by national and international media but remuneration that Pakistan received for the […]

Sindh governor lashes out at KE

By The Frontier Post | September 4, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Sindh Governor Imran Ismail lashed out at K-Electric on Monday saying the power supply utility cannot back out on compensating for incidents caused by the negligence of their staff. The newly appointed governor was speaking over the incident in Ahsanabad area of Karachi where an eight-year-old boy Muhammad Umar, was electrocuted by […]

Provision of basic amenities top priority: Ishtiaq Urmar

By The Frontier Post | September 4, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Environment, Ishtiaq Urmar has said that the provincial government is taking measures for the welfare of people and provision of basic facilities to them is its top priority. He expressed these views while presiding over a meeting in connections with provision of clean drinking water to provincial assembly […]

CM for prompt steps to control dengue outbreak

By The Frontier Post | September 4, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan has directed to focus on high risk areas particularly tribal districts in order to prevent and control dengue virus. He also directed to expedite the recruitment of medical Entomologists and provision of other facilities to the new districts. He urged for effective coordination and effective mechanism […]

Afghanistan

More than 15,000 families displaced this year

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: Officials in Nangarhar province say 15,314 families have been displaced as a result of war in the province during the current solar year. They say 13,665 of the displaced households have received, including food, clothes and cash. About 60 percent of the displaced are from Khogyani district. But amazingly, displaced families from […]

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In Nuristan, cases of violence against women addressed by jirgas

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: The Women’s Affairs Department in eastern Nuristan province says many incidents of violence against women are being resolved by tribal elders instead of courts. Some 45 cases of violence against women have been recorded during the ongoing solar year. None of the cases referred to the judicial organs has been resolved so […]

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Child abducted for suicide attack rescued

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Afghan police forces have rescued a child who was kidnapped from the outskirts of Kabul as the militants were looking to train and brainwash him for a suicide attack. The local security officials in Maidan Wardak province said the 12-year-old boy was rescued during an operation from the vicinity of Jalrez […]

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Civilians among 10 killed in operations

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk LASHKARGAH: At least eight Taliban and two civilians, including a woman, have been killed during nighttime operations in southern Helmand province, an official said on Sunday. Hajji Abdullah, a resident of Nawzad district, told media that security forces had conducted an overnight operation in the area. A woman and a man were killed […]

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Imam Sahib offensive suspended

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk KUNDUZ CITY: Security forces in the Imam Sahib district of northern Kunduz province say they are not allowed to launch an operation against the Taliban for unknown reason. Imam Sahib, one of the insecure districts of Kunduz, where an offensive was conducted by security forces 20 days back. Several areas of the district […]

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Nine Taliban fighters killed in NDS operation in Helmand

By The Frontier Post | January 7, 2018

  Monitoring Desk HELMAND: As many as nine Taliban fighters were killed and 18 others were injured in an operation by National Directorate of Security (NDS) in southern Helmand province. The NDS said in a statement on Sunday in this regard. It stated that the operation was carried out in Garemsir district of the province against […]

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Business

China becomes largest trading partner of Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | January 17, 2018

BEIJING (INP): China has become the largest trading partner of 16 Asian countries including Pakistan in the recent years. According to the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM), China has strengthened economic and trade integration with neighboring countries and this trade policy will be maintained in the years to come. Data from the MOFCOM shows that trade […]

SBP joins hands with the Central Bank of the Russian Federation on bilateral central banking cooperation

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The Governor SBP visited the Central Bank of the Russian Federation (CBRF) Headquarters in Moscow, Russia on January 15, 2018. This is the first ever visit of an SBP Governor to CBRF. As an important milestone, the SBP has signed a Memorandum of Understanding on bilateral central banking cooperation with the CBRF. […]

Privatization of PIA inevitable: Minister

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Minister for Privatization Daniyal Aziz Monday said privatization of national carrier Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) is inevitable as the government has to bear losses of Rs. 325 billion to keep the airline in operational. Addressing a press conference here today the Minister for Privatization said the process of privatization of the PIA […]

LCCI calls for soft taxation regime for real estate sector

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Real Estate players have sought the help of Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry (LCCI) for revival of squeezing dying businesses. A delegation of Estate Agents Association led by President Federation of Realtors Pakistan Maj. (R) Rafiq Hasrat, here on Monday called on LCCI President Malik Tahir Javaid and informed him of […]

Sindh Bank invites application

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Sindh Bank on the directions of Department of Agriculture, Sindh has invited applications from farmers to determine their eligibility for 2 – 3 Lacs subsidy on purchase of locally manufactured tractors. Sindh Bank Ltd. will award the subsidies by the process of balloting. The subsidies will be awarded to individuals on the […]

Caltex Havoline launches its latest packaging with a refreshed new look

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Chevron Pakistan Lubricants (Pvt.) Limited unveiled the new, sleek and attractive packing of their Caltex Havoline® with Deposit Shield® Technology range of lubricants in the country. The launch of the new packaging was done at an impressive event hosted at a local hotel, which was attended by key channel partners and customers […]

Sports

Mohammad Hafeez suspended again for illegal action

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2017

DUBAI (Monitoring Desk): Pakistan will once again have to do without the bowling services of Mohammad Hafeez, after he was suspended from bowling in international cricket by the ICC. An independent assessment at Loughborough University found Hafeez’s action to be illegal – the third time in recent years that has been the case. Hafeez, currently […]

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Hasan Ali wants to bowl against Virat Kohli

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: The World No.1 One-Day International (ODI) bowler Hasan Ali has said that he wants to bowl to Indian skipper Virat Kohli as he is the best batsman and will love to bowl out Kohli. Ali said this while unveiling kit ceremony of Punjabi Legends, a franchise of T-10 format game. Hasan Ali […]

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PSL 3: Dean Jones wants better pitches to get the best out of players

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2017

F.P Report ISLAMABAD: Former Australian cricket and Coach of Islamabad United has said that they are expecting better pitches in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) third edition and it will allow players to express themselves better in the competitions. This he said while giving interview to private channel on Wednesday. Jones said that he satisfied […]

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Italy to miss the FIFA World Cup for first time in 60 years

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2017

Monitoring Desk ROME: For the first time in the last 60 years Italy was failed to qualify for the FIFA World Cup after it draw the match at home against Sweden, who cemented a place at next year’s tournament. Italy, the four times champions who had not missed the World Cup since 1958, the Italian […]

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Pakistani off-spinner Saeed Ajmal announces retirement

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2017

LAHORE (NNI): Pakistani off-spinner Saeed Ajmal announced on Monday that he was retiring from all forms of cricket. In an interview with Wisden India, Ajmal said that it was time for him to pull up his socks since he ‘did not want to be a burden on any team’. “This national event is my last […]

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Zalmi to retain title in next year PSL 3: Javed Afridi

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Chairman of Peshawar Zalmi Franchise, Javed Afridi has said that we are confident to retain the title in the next year PSL 3 as we have talented players and management and working hard for winning the title for the second time, He said this while talking to private news channel after the […]

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