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Imran warns of protest if FATA, KP not merged

By The Frontier Post | December 9, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairperson Imran Khan has warned of protest if work on merging Federally Administered Tribal Areas with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa does not start soon. While addressing FATA Youth Convention Saturday, Imran said if the demanded work does not begin by Monday, he would call protest in Islamabad. “The government is using delaying […]

Operation in Wadh mandatory for peace in upper sindh

By The Frontier Post | December 9, 2017

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Considering it a huge threat to the security of upper Sindh, a law enforcement agency has urged upon the Sindh government to convince center and Balochistan for a massive crackdown against a ‘mix of different terrorist groups’ hiding in Wadh and Jhal Magsi areas of Balochistan, The Frontier Post has reliable learnt. According to […]

PM lays foundation stone of LNG power plant in Jhang

By The Frontier Post | December 9, 2017

JHANG (APP): Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi laid down the foundation stone of a power plant in Jhang Saturday afternoon. The 1,263 Megawatt LNG power plant is being constructed near the Trimmu Barrage. The project is being funded by China and Punjab government. The project is slated to be completed in 26 months. It will […]

Over 300 suspected militants surrender in Balochistan

By The Frontier Post | December 9, 2017

F.P. Report BALOCHISTAN: As part of the ongoing political reconciliation in Balochistan, more than 300 suspected militants laid down arms before the government and security forces on Saturday. The Ferraris who reportedly belonged to various banned militant groups surrendered before Balochistan Chief Minister Nawab Sanaullah Zehri and Commander Southern Command Lt Gen Asim Saleem Bajwa […]

PPP, PTI, others can’t bring PML-N down, says Rafique

By The Frontier Post | December 9, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Railways Minister Saad Rafique on Saturday criticised the alliance of opposing parties demanding resignations from the ruling party and said that no party can bring down the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N). “PPP, PTI and other groups can’t bring down PML-N,” he said while addressing the media here. The PML-N leader added that […]

Indian hacker linked to prime suspect in ATM skimming scam: FIA

By The Frontier Post | December 8, 2017

ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk): The ongoing investigation of the Automated Teller Machines (ATM) skimming scam took a new turn on Friday as a link was found between the prime suspect and an Indian national, according to the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA). In a press conference in Islamabad, FIA Director Shakeel Durrani revealed the details of the […]

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We are not your enemy: US to N Korea

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2017

The US government is not seeking a regime change in North Korea, the secretary of state says, amid tensions over Pyongyang’s weapons programme. “We’re not your enemy,” Rex Tillerson said, adding that the US wanted a dialogue at some point. Meanwhile, a senior Republican senator said President Trump considered going to war with North Korea […]

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Moscow court shooting: Gang suspects killed in escape bid

By The Frontier Post | August 1, 2017

MOSCOW (AFP): Three defendants have been killed in a court in the Russian capital, Moscow, after they tried to take the arms from security officers in an attempt to escape, officials say. The incident happened as five suspected gang members attacked the agents who were escorting them in a lift to a hearing, the Interior […]

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BJP govt turning Hindustan into ‘Lynchistan’: opposition

By The Frontier Post | August 1, 2017

NEW DELHI: The BJP-led Indian government found itself isolated in the Lok Sabha when the opposition, led by Congress, accused it of trying to turn “Hindustan” into “Lynchistan”. Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge said atrocities against Muslims and Dalits had increased in the name of cow protection, and the aggressors were backed by Bajrang Dal, VHP […]

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Hundreds to face judges in Turkey’s biggest coup trial

By The Frontier Post | August 1, 2017

Turkey is set to hold its largest trial over the July 2016 coup attempt, with nearly 500 people set to appear in court. The suspects, who are to stand trial on Tuesday, are accused of conspiring to overthrow the government from an airbase seen as the plotters’ hub. A total of 486 suspects will go on […]

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US hits ‘dictator’ Maduro with sanctions over disputed Venezuela vote

By The Frontier Post | August 1, 2017

The United States hit Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro with direct sanctions on Monday over a disputed and deadly weekend vote that, while consolidating his power, has largely isolated him as the “dictator” of a failing petro-state. The US measures were unusual in that they targeted a sitting head of state, but their reach was mostly […]

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‘Disturbing’ sexual harassment at Australian universities, study reveals

By The Frontier Post | August 1, 2017

SYDNEY (AFP): More than half of university students in Australia were sexually harassed last year and seven percent sexually assaulted on at least one occasion, a “disturbing” new national study revealed Tuesday. The findings came in an Australian Human Rights Commission report, conducted on behalf of the country´s 39 universities that questioned more than 30,000 […]

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BISP signs MoU for promotion of entrepreneurship

By The Frontier Post | April 3, 2018

F.P. Report Islamabad: Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) signed two separate MoUs for its data security and promotion of entrepreneurship for BISP beneficiaries here at BISP headquarters. The MOUs were signed with Inbox Business Technologies and Indus Heritage Trust (IHT) respectively. According to the understanding with Inbox Technologies, Inbox will create a prototype of a […]

Pakistan expects regional players to play equally positive part, COAS tells Wells

By The Frontier Post | April 2, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Senior official of US Department of State Alice Wells called on Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday. The principal deputy assistant secretary for South and Central Asia discussed regional security and matters of mutual interest during her meeting with the army chief at the General Headquarters in Rawalpindi, […]

President confers Nishan-i-Imtiaz on Commander of Turkish Naval Forces

By The Frontier Post | April 2, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain has conferred Nishan-i-Imtiaz (Military) upon Vice Admiral Adnan OZBAL, Commander of Turkish Naval Forces. Speaking on the occasion, the President said that it is difficult to express the depth of the relations between Pakistan and Turkey in words. He underlined that Pakistan respects the role of Turkey in resolving […]

Murad accuses FBR of at source unconstitutional deduction of Rs9.831bn

By The Frontier Post | April 2, 2018

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that the Sindh government has been facing frequent arbitrary and unauthorized deductions over past years by Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) through State Bank of Pakistan in connection with withholding tax and sales tax on goods from the provincial Consolidated Fund (PCF), in […]

Pakistan will not compromise on national interests for dollars: Miftah Ismail

By The Frontier Post | April 2, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance Miftah Ismail on Monday pointed out towards USA-India nexus while stating that both had joined ranks of each other to denigrate Pakistan, reported Financial Times. Commenting on suspension of financial aid, Ismail made it overtly clear that Pakistan wouldn’t imperil its national interests at cost of […]

Preliminary software developed to extend voting facility to overseas Pakistanis: SC told

By The Frontier Post | April 2, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: A preliminary software has been developed to extend electronic voting facility to overseas Pakistanis in general elections, National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) informed the top court during a briefing on Monday. A team of Nadra headed by its chairman Usman Y Mobin gave a detailed presentation to the Chief Justice of Pakistan and judges, […]

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