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CTD arrests four militants in Khanewal

By The Frontier Post | May 17, 2018

F.P. Report KAHNEWAL: Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) foiled a terror bid and arrested four alleged terrorists of banned organization in an operation conducted in Khanewal on Wednesday night. CTD spokesperson, a team of CTD raided near Bus stand area of Khanewal and arrested four alleged terrorists indentified as Ghulam Ali, Ahmed Bilal, Hassan Ameen and […]

Three terrorists killed in Balochistan operation: ISPR

By The Frontier Post | May 17, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Inter Services Public Relation (ISPR) has said that as many as three terrorists were killed in Killi Almas area in Balochistan province. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement, an Army officer Colonel Sohail Abid was also martyred in exchange of fire. ISPR statement stated that the security forces conducted an intelligence-based […]

First Ramzan will start from Thursday across Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | May 16, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The holy month of Ramazan will start in Pakistan from Thursday, Chairman of the Central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman announce here on Wednesday. The committee led by Mufti Munibur Rehman along with other religious scholars and members of the committee including meteorological department experts sighted the moon of Ramzan and recived witness […]

SSP Junejo torture case: Govt challenges Imran’s acquittal in IHC

By The Frontier Post | May 16, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Advocate General Islamabad challenged the Imran Khan’s acquittal in the former SSP Asmatullah Junejo in the Islamabad High Court on Wednesday. The Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) on May 4 acquitted the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chief Imran Khan in the SSP Asmatullah Junejo attack case. The petition stated that as per the First Information […]

General Beg appears before FIA team probing Asghar Khan case

By The Frontier Post | May 16, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Former Chief of Army General (retd) Mirza Aslam Beg appeared before a Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) team probing the Asghar Khan case on Wednesday. According to private news channel, former DG ISI Lieutenant General (retd) Asad Durrani has also been summoned in the case. Both the former army officers will record their statements […]

Money laundering probe against Nawaz: NA committee summons NAB chief on May 22

By The Frontier Post | May 16, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal was directed to appear before the National Assembly’s Standing Committee for Law and Justice on May 22 after he asked to be excused from appearing today. The national assembly committee summoned the NAB chief to appear before the committee after he ordered to initiate […]

Global

Iran vows “expected and unexpected” moves if US exits deal

By The Frontier Post | April 22, 2018

TEHRAN (Reuters): Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday Iran’s atomic agency was ready with “expected and unexpected” reactions if the United States pulls out of a multinational nuclear deal, as US President Donald Trump has threatened to do. “Our Atomic Energy Organization is fully prepared … for actions that they expect and actions they […]

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Syrian rebels withdraw from enclave northeast of Damascus

By The Frontier Post | April 22, 2018

BEIRUT/AMMAN (Reuters) : Syrian rebels began withdrawing from an enclave northeast of Damascus on Saturday and will go to northern Syria, state TV and a rebel official said, in a surrender agreement that marks another victory for President Bashar al-Assad. The withdrawal will restore state control over the eastern Qalamoun enclave, some 40 km (25 […]

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Austria, Netherlands ‘contribute to the flourishing of racist political movements’

By The Frontier Post | April 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Turkey’s Minister of European Union Affairs Omer Celik slammed a decision by Austria and the Netherlands to bar Turkish politicians from campaigning in the respective countries ahead of the upcoming June elections. “The Netherlands followed suit after Austria and announced that they will not allow election campaign speeches and meetings before 24 […]

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Armenian PM calls for dialogue with Opp protesters

By The Frontier Post | April 22, 2018

YEREVAN (Reuters):   Armenian Prime Minister Serzh Sarksyan, appointed this month after 10 years as president, called for immediate dialogue on Saturday with opposition protesters who accuse him of clinging to power and demand he step down. Sarksyan’s call coincided with a ninth consecutive day of rallies by tens of thousands of opposition supporters demonstrating against […]

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Novruz becomes Azerbaijan’s new PM

By The Frontier Post | April 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk BAKU: Novruz Memmedov, a foreign policy aide to Azerbaijan’s president, became the nation’s new prime minister on Saturday. The Azerbaijani parliament convened to designate the new prime minister, and Parliament Speaker Oktay Asadov announced that President Ilham Aliyev proposed Memmedov for the post. Memmedov was then elected the new prime minister by 113 […]

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Khurram Dastgir to attend SCO defence ministers conference in China

By The Frontier Post | April 21, 2018

F.P. Report BEIJING: DefenCe Minister Khurram Dastgir Khan is scheduled for a two-day official visit to Beijing from April 23 to 24 to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) defence ministers meeting in Beijing. Defence ministers of various countries are expected to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping. The group meeting will be held on […]

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Pakistan

Two injured in grenade blast

By The Frontier Post | August 31, 2018

F.P. Report TIMERGARA: At least two youth sustained critical wounds when a hand-grenade exploded in Malala Dushkhel area of Talaash union council here Thursday. Local police informed that two youth named Sanaullah and Younas Muhammad along with other friends were hunting in local mountains where they found two hand-grenades. The youth when picked up one […]

Widow demands arrest of husband killers

By The Frontier Post | August 31, 2018

F.P. Report MARDAN: A widow of a retired army personnel appealed to Chief Justice of Peshawar High Court to take Suo moto action of the killing-incident of her husband occurred at tehsil Katlang two months ago. He also asks authorities concerned to provide protection to her and her children from their influential rivals. Talking to […]

Unauthorized, unnecessary use of official vehicles must be stopped

By The Frontier Post | August 31, 2018

F.P. Report ASTORE: Gilgit Baltistan Assembly Standing Committee for Services and General Administration has underlined the need for observing austerity by avoiding unnecessary and illegal use of official vehicles in public sector. In this regard, the committee has directed the department to present in next meeting a report featuring detailed information about the official vehicles […]

After Amir Liaquat, another PTI MNA voices grievances over party’s treatment

By The Frontier Post | August 30, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Another leader of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has come forward lamenting the party’s lack of interest in the lawmakers from the metropolis. Aftab Jehangir, who was elected as member of National Assembly from NA-252 Karachi West 5, claimed “it does not matter whether it is Karachi or Islamabad, we have always been neglected.” […]

Sheikh Rasheed announces major relief for aged passengers

By The Frontier Post | August 30, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Federal Minister for Railways, Sheikh Rashid Ahmed here on Thursday announced 50 percent concession for train passengers above 65 years of age and free travel for those above 75. Addressing a press conference at Karachi Cantonment Station, he said restoration of Pakistan Railways on modern lines was among the top priorities of […]

Second round of Pak-India water talks ends in stalemate

By The Frontier Post | August 30, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan and India once again failed to reach consensus during their second round of talks pertaining to the Indus Water Treaty at the National Engineering Services of Pakistan headquarters. The Pakistani members led by Commissioner Syed Meher Ali Shah expressed reservation on the two under-construction controversial water reservoirs and hydro power projects. […]

Afghanistan

Imports from Pakistan drop by 80% this year

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk MAZAR-I-SHARIF: As its trade with Central Asia states has been on the rise, Afghanistan’s imports from Pakistan have declined by 80 percent, say traders in Balkh province. Due to commerce and transit issues between Afghanistan and Pakistan, businesspeople in the province say imports through the Torkham port have precipitously fallen. Meanwhile, officials of […]

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MoU signed on modernizing postal services

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: A three-way memorandum of understanding has been signed to modernize postal services throughout the country. The MoU has been signed among the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT), Capital Region Independent Development Authority (CRIDA) and Afghan Post. Signing of the MoU on improving the postal services was announced at a press […]

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5 policemen detained

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk KHOST CITY: The security personnel in Khost province have arrested five policemen in connection with the escape of an inmate from a police station. Last week, provincial police headquarters reported they had arrested a group of armed criminals allegedly involve in robberies and other criminal activities. Police spokesman Abdul Basir told media Afghan […]

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Bombing at funeral kills 15 in eastern Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: Fifteen persons were killed and 14 more wounded in a bomb blast during funeral prayers of a former district governor in Nangarhar province on Sunday. Explosives planted in a motorcycle went off during funeral prayers in Muqam Khan area in the limits of Behsud district at around 2:30 pm, Nangarhar governor’s spokesman […]

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18 dead in attack on Afghan funeral

By The Frontier Post | December 31, 2017

JALALABAD (AFP): An explosion at a funeral in Afghanistan’s restive east on Sunday killed at least 18 mourners and wounded another 13, officials said, capping a deadly year for ordinary Afghans. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast which authorities initially said was caused by a suicide attacker but now believe was […]

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At least 11 injured in Mazar explosion

By The Frontier Post | December 31, 2017

Monitoring Desk BALKH: As many as 11 persons were injured in an explosion in Mazar-e-Sharif city of Balkh province. The local official said that the blast occurred on Saturday evening after magnetic mine was placed in a police Ranger and detonated in a result nine civilians and two military officials were injured. Police told local […]

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Business

Automotive sector anticipates over $800 million investment

By The Frontier Post | January 7, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Five vehicle manufacturing companies including Hyundai, KIA, Regal Automobiles, Khalid Mushtaq Motors and United Motors have been granted the Greenfield or new investment status under the Automotive Development Policy 2016-21, this will bring over 800 million dollars investment in automobile sector. According to details, Engineering Development Board (EDB) , Ministry of Industries […]

Businesses cautious in installing patches to fix chip flaw

By The Frontier Post | January 7, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters): Chances that a fix to a major microchip security flaw may slow down or crash some computer systems are leading some businesses to hold off installing software patches, fearing the cure may be worse than the original problem. Researchers this week revealed security problems with chips from Intel Corp (INTC.O) and many of […]

US jobs growth loses steam in December

By The Frontier Post | January 7, 2018

NEW YORK (BBC): US employers added fewer jobs than expected in December, capping a year of slowing jobs growth. Non-farm payrolls rose by 148,000 last month, amid losses in the retail sector, the Labor Department said. But the unemployment rate held steady at 4.1%, the lowest it has been since 2000. Analysts say the tightening […]

Google surveying Pixel 2 owners

By The Frontier Post | January 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: While using his Pixel 2 XL earlier today, Andrew Martonik from Android Central stumbled upon a pop-up bubble at the bottom of his settings menu. The item, labeled “Help improve Pixel: 1 minute survey,” allows users to either dismiss the pop-up or take the survey. If you choose to take the […]

KCCI not to support facilitators of Bhatta Mafia

By The Frontier Post | January 7, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Chairman Businessmen Group (BMG) & Former President Karachi Chamber Siraj Kassam Teli has categorically stated that the Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry will never support nor assist any individual, small trader, shopkeeper or association who are involved in facilitating the activities of Bhatta Mafia. He said that any small trader, who […]

Smooth implementation of SME finance policy stressed

By The Frontier Post | January 5, 2018

F.P Report KARACHI: “I believe that with active support of business community and banking sector, SME finance policy recently launched by the Prime Minister will achieve its desired objectives”, said the Governor SBP while chairing a meeting held at SBP (BSC) Sukkur. The meeting was attended by the presidents, vice presidents and general secretaries of […]

Sports

Sri Lankan cricket team reaches Lahore for final T20I against Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | October 29, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: The Pakistan and Sri Lankan cricket teams arrived in Lahore in the wee hours of Sunday morning to play the third T20I of the series in the Lahore. The teams were shifted to hotel from Allama Iqbal International Airport in a tight security. The Sri Lankan team is led by the all […]

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Javed Malik gives Ambassador’s Award to Afridi in Bahrain

By The Frontier Post | October 28, 2017

ISLAMABAD (APP): In order to appreciate and recognize the lifetime achievements of the star Pakistani cricketer, Shahid Afridi in the field of Sports and to appreciate his efforts for social welfare, Pakistan’s Ambassador to Bahrain, Javed Malik has presented Afridi with an “Ambassadors Achievement Award. The award was given at an impressive ceremony organized at […]

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T10 cricket league: PCB stops Inzamam from buying franchise

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has stopped the Chief Selector Inzamam-ul-Haq from buying any franchise in the T10 cricket league in Sharjah which was announced recently and will be played in Sharjah. While talking to media persons on the issue, Inzamam said that he has no share in any of the six […]

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Traffic plan chalk out for Pakistan-Sri Lanka T20 in Lahore

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Traffic Police finalized a comprehensive traffic plan for the historic Pakistan-Sri lanka T20 in Lahore on Sunday 29 October at Gaddafi Stadium. Rai Ejaz, Chief Traffic Officer (CTO) Lahore told local news channel that a comprehensive traffic plan has been chalked out with the aim to facilitate citizens and make sure the […]

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Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by 7 wickets in 1st T20

By The Frontier Post | October 26, 2017

ABU DHABI (Monitoring Desk): Pakistan defeated Sri Lanka by seven wickets in the first Twenty20 International here at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium on Thursday night. Chasing a paltry total of 103, Pakistan comfortably reached the target with 16 balls remaining to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series. Shoaib Malik remained not out on […]

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Pakistan will face Sri Lanka in first 1st T20 in Abu Dhabi

By The Frontier Post | October 26, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan will play first T20 match of three match series against Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi today. The Pakistan team is in devastating form against the opponent and they will trying to continue its form and eyeing yet another whitewash win against the Islanders after defeating them with 5-0 in the ODI […]

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