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Nothing to afraid, if your hands are clean, says NAB chairman

By The Frontier Post | May 18, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) chairman Justice (r) Javed Iqbal on Friday said that there was nothing to be afraid of if the hands are clean. Addressing a ceremony in Lahore on Friday, he said that the investigations are closed if allegations aren’t proved, adding that the decision also issued through press release. […]

US hopes Pakistan will partner in safeguarding region

By The Frontier Post | May 18, 2018

WASHINGTON (INP): The United States (US) on Friday expressed hope that Pakistan will be a partner in safeguarding the region and would “do more” to uphold regional peace in South Asia. The statement was passed by Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs Dana White during the regular briefing held at the Pentagon. […]

Care taker PM name will announce on Tuesday: Shah

By The Frontier Post | May 18, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Opposition leader in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah has said that the Prime Minister and I will announce the caretaker PM name on Tuesday. Talking to Media Syed Khursheed Shah said that the PM is on Turkey visit and after return on Tuesday we will announce the caretaker PM name on […]

PM Abbasi lead delegation at OIC summit

By The Frontier Post | May 18, 2018

F.P.Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi is leading the Pakistani delegation at the seventh Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit here at Istanbul on Friday. The OIC summit is being held to discuss the grave situation in the aftermath of blatant human rights violations by the occupying forces in the state of Palestine, said […]

NA passed Finance Bill 2018-19

By The Frontier Post | May 18, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly (NA) has passed the Finance Bill 2018-19 giving legal cover to the budgetary proposals for the next financial year. The National Assembly has accepted the Rs5.2 trillion amended bill. A number of proposals given by members during the debate on the budget and recommendations of the Senate have been […]

Asghar Khan case: FIA to decide Nawaz’s summoning date on Monday

By The Frontier Post | May 18, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) will decide on Monday when to summon former prime minister Nawaz Sharif to record his statement in the Asghar Khan case. The private news channel reported that the FIA team investigating the Asghar Khan case will take the decision of summoning the PML-N supermo. FIA Additional DG […]

Global

Beijing will continue to support Pakistan: Chinese vice president

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

BEIJING (Monitoring Desk): Vice President of the People’s Republic of China Wang Qishan has reaffirmed China’s support to Pakistan’s independence, sovereignty and counter-terrorism efforts. “China will continue to contribute to Pakistan’s economic development,” the Chinese vice president said during a meeting with Pakistani Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif in Beijing on Tuesday. Wang stressed that […]

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Hosting Macron, Trump rips into ‘disaster’ Iran deal

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

WASHINGTON (AFP): US President Donald Trump pilloried the Iran nuclear deal as “insane” Tuesday and threatened “problems” if Tehran restarts controversial programs, exposing a deep rift with European allies. Hosting French President Emmanuel Macron in the Oval Office, Trump punctured a carefully choreographed display of trans-Atlantic camaraderie with an angry tirade against the three-year-old nuclear […]

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China fails to get Indian support for Belt and Road ahead of Modi-Xi summit

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

BEIJING (Reuters): China failed to get India’s support for its ambitious Belt and Road infrastructure project at the end of a foreign ministers’ meeting of a major security bloc on Tuesday, ahead of an ice-breaking trip to China this week by India’s prime minister. The Belt and Road is Chinese President Xi Jinping’s landmark scheme […]

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Bangladesh factory disaster survivors demand justice five years on

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

SAVAR (AFP): Hundreds of Bangladeshis staged protests and tearful tributes at Rana Plaza Tuesday on the fifth anniversary of one of the world’s worst industrial disasters, when a textile fctory complex collapsed and killed at least 1,130 people. Survivors and relatives of the dead placed wreaths at a concrete hammer and sickle memorial while labour […]

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At least 37 Maoists killed in jungle raids in India

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

NEW DELHI (AFP): Police said Tuesday that dozens of Maoist guerrillas had been killed in jungle raids in India’s remote interior by commandos fighting the country’s longest-running conflict. Ambushes on rebel camps over the past two days in forest deep inside the western state of Maharashtra have left at least 37 fighters dead, police said. […]

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Ten dead, 15 injured as van hit pedestrians in Toronto  

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk TORONTO: Police confirmed that at least ten people have been killed and 15 others were injured after a van hit a number of pedestrians in Toronto. Toronto police told media that the incident was occurred on Yonge Street and Finch Avenue East around 1 pm local time, in a result ten people are […]

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Pakistan

Mianwali-Rawalpindi train service from Sept 14: Sheikh Rashid

By The Frontier Post | September 2, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Pakistan Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmed has announced that to launch train service for Mianwali, the ancestral city of Prime Minister Imran Khan. In a video statement here on Sunday, Sheikh Rashid Ahmed said that Mianwali Express service from Rawalpindi will start from September 14. He further said, “The train will depart from 7am and will […]

Two minors die of viral diseases, malnutrition in Thar

By The Frontier Post | September 2, 2018

F.P. Report THARPARKAR: Two children on Sunday died of viral infections and malnutrition at a government hospital in Tharparkar. Civil Hospital Mithi administration sources said one-month-old Nizamuddin and two-year-old Allah Rakhio were admitted to the hospital for several days for medical treatment. It is pertinent to mention that 60 children have died of viral diseases […]

Auction of luxury vehicles on September 17

By The Frontier Post | September 2, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: As many as 102 luxury cars will be up for auction on September 17 at the Prime Minister’s Office under the austerity campaign of the PTI government. According to the latest advertisement, the fleet for auction includes 27 bullet-proof vehicles, several latest models of non-protected cars as well as vintage models. Potential […]

CM Buzdar announces anti-encroachment campaign across Punjab

By The Frontier Post | September 2, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Chief Minister Punjab Usman Buzdar announced on Sunday an anti-encroachment operation against land mafia and illegal encroachments across the province. CM Buzdar said that the campaign will begin from affluent and influential people and no political pressure will be considered during the campaign. He said that the operation will be done without […]

NAB grills Babar Awan over delay in Nandipur Project case: sources

By The Frontier Post | September 2, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI/ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) questioned a prime minister’s aide over the Nandipur Power Project case, sources said. Dr Babar Awan, the adviser to the prime minister on parliamentary affairs, was questioned by the anti-graft body for three hours over allegedly delaying the Nandipur Project during the tenure of the Pakistan Peoples Party’s […]

DG ISPR thanks Pakistan media for highlighting martyrs’ sacrifices

By The Frontier Post | September 2, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Director General of Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Major General Asif Ghafoor on Sunday thanked Pakistani media for highlighting the sacrifices of martyrs for the sake of the motherland. In a tweet, the DG ISPR while hailing the Pakistani media said that it had played a key role in informing the nation. The […]

Afghanistan

Turkmenistan cuts off power supply to Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | January 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk MAIMANA: Turkmenistan has cut off power supply to Afghanistan’s border provinces, Da Afghanistan Breshna Shirkat (DABS) announced on Monday. To the chagrin of residents, power supply to Herat, Faryab, Sar-i-Pul and Jawzjan was severed after Turkmenistan’s demand for doubling the electricity rate was rejected. Amanullah Ghalib, the head of DABS, told Pajhwok Afghan […]

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Forces destroy 4 narcotics labs

By The Frontier Post | January 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk KUNUDZ: Security forces demolished four narcotics laboratories in the Argo district, they claimed Monday. Afghan combined forces launched massive operation codenamed Kokcha-17 in Argo district, clearing almost all the areas of the district of local and foreign fighters, said Ghulam Hazrat Karimi, press officer of ANA 20th Division in northeastern Afghanistan. He told […]

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Forces free five hostages from Taliban prison

By The Frontier Post | January 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk LASHKARGAH: Afghan security forces freed five hostages from Taliban captivity in southern Helmand province, officials said Monday. Backed by air support, Commando troops raided a Taliban jail in the Nahr-e-Siraj area of Greshk district, freeing five people, said Omar Zwak, spokesman of Helmand governor. He told Afghan Islamic Press (AIP) seven Taliban gunmen […]

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Rashid continues shining in BBL

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk BRISBANE: Afghanistan’s leg-spinner, Rashid Khan is still continuing his brilliant performance for Adelaide Strikers in Australia’s Big Bash League (BBL) and in the last he took two wickets against Brisbane Heat. Rashid Khan again showed his brilliancy in the BBL match against Brisbane Heat and the Strikers won the match easily by bowling […]

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11 Daesh fighters killed in Nangarhar operation

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk NANGARHAR: Afghan Ministry of Defense (MoD) claimed that at least 11 Daesh fighters were killed during Afghan forces operations in eastern Nangarhar province. MoD officials said on Monday that two other terrorists were arrested during the operation. It added that military operation against Daesh terrorists were conducted in Shinwari, Deh Bala, Achin, Khoghyani […]

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Noor will have to go; Dawood to take over soon

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The National Unity Government has promised introducing a new governor for northern Balkh province at all costs. About few days back, President Ashraf Ghani accepted Governor Atta Mohammad Noor’s resignation and announced Eng. Dawood as his replacement. However, Dawood has not been formally installed so far. In the meantime, Noor has refused […]

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Business

Turkey’s automotive exports reach $28.5B in 2017

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Turkey’s automotive industry exports surged 19.5 percent to $28.53 billion in 2017, compared to the previous year, automotive exporters said Sunday. The exports rose 6 percent to $2.49 billion in December, Uludag Automotive Industry Exporters’ Association (OIB) stated. The share of the automotive industry in the total exports of the country was […]

CPEC: The road to economic development: Rana Afzal

By The Frontier Post | January 7, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Finance and Economic Affairs, Rana Muhammad Afzal Khan has said China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is the road to economic development and prosperity, not only for Pakistan and China but also for the whole region. Addressing as the chief guest at a seminar “Belt and Road Initiative and […]

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 […]

Sports

Foreign security expert in Karachi to discuss arrangements for PSL matches

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2017

KARACHI (PPI): A security consultant who works with ICC, FICA and various international cricket boards has arrived in Karachi to discuss security arrangements in the city for proposed PSL matches next year. Reg Dickason of Eastern Star International, a security firm that advises security on ICC, FICA and various boards, was received in Karachi by […]

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My family doesn’t want me to travel to Lahore: Nic Pothas

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2017

DUBAI (Monitoring Desk): Sri Lanka Head Coach Nic Pothas has said he would not be travelling to Lahore as his family was not happy about him going. He said this justifying his decision of not going to Lahore for the last game of the ongoing bilateral series against Pakistan later this month. “For me my […]

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Arthur praises Pakistan player over spot fixing case

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2017

DUBAI (Monitoring Desk): Mickey Arthur, Pakistan head coach, on Sunday praised an unnamed player for reporting a spot fixing approach as “a real example to our team”. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Saturday confirmed a player was approached with a fixing offer during the ongoing one-day series with Sri Lanka but he reported the […]

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Ajaz’s hat trick in Pakistan’s 6-3 win over Korea in 3rd place game

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2017

DHAKA (NNI): In what was their best display of the event, Pakistan outplayed South Korea 6-3 in the 3rd place match of 10th Hockey Asia Cup at Dhaka’s Maulana Bhashani Stadium. Though, it was a good team effort but Ajaz Ahmed was the star of the show with three beautiful open play goals. The tempo […]

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Aguero’s milestone goal leads Man City to easy win

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2017

MANCHESTER (Agencies): Manchester City remain on top of the Premier League, Sergio Agüero is now their joint-top all-time goalscorer, but this workmanlike victory over a predictably solid Burnley side refuted the theory that Saturday afternoons here are going to be one long carnival of fantasy football. This was just football. Burnley made City work for […]

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Pakistan bowling attack one of best in the world: Sarfaraz Ahmed

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2017

F.P. Report SHARJAH: Pakistan Cricket Team Captain, Sarfraz Ahmed has said Pakistan has one of the best bowling attacks in the world and in the recent ODI series against Sri Lanka it proved its effectiveness and giving Pakistan 4-0 lead in the five matches’ series. Pakistan continue their winning streak after becoming ICC Champions Trophy […]

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