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Déjà vu: Another motorcyclist hit by US embassy car in Islamabad

By The Frontier Post | April 29, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: A motorcyclist was injured after being hit by a US Embassy car on Islamabad’s Constitution Avenue on Sunday night. Police said Nazakat Aslam Awan, 27, and Muhamad Waseem were riding motorcycle when they were hit by a Jeep on Constitution Avenue near the Pak Secretariat complex at around 9:40pm. The car was […]

Bilawal says will free Karachi from ‘Mustaqil Qaumi Musibat’

By The Frontier Post | April 29, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said that his party will free Karachi from Mustaqil Qaumi Musibat. Taking further jibe at the party’s arch-rival Muttahida Qaumi Movement, he said that the mandate of Karachi has always been hijacked by gun. “PPP is not the party of target killers, sector commanders, […]

Pakistan sends back Indian man who inadvertently crossed border: ISPR

By The Frontier Post | April 29, 2018

RAWALPINDI (APP): Pakistan Army on Sunday sent back an Indian citizen who had crossed the border by mistake, said the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). Dalwandar Singh, 23, was handed over to the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) at the Wagah Border after Punjab Rangers conducted the due legal process. Singh had entered Ballanwala village near Kasur […]

Top judge warns DIG for seeking unjustified favor by using son-in-law

By The Frontier Post | April 29, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar warned DIG Ghulam Mehmood Dogar for contacting to request favor from the Supreme Court judge on Sunday. CJP had summoned DIG Dogar before the Supreme Court and also warned the police officer for asking unjustifiable favor in the case. Top judge Nisar questioned the police […]

PM Abbasi, CM Shahbaz to discuss political situation with Nawaz

By The Frontier Post | April 29, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Chief Minister Punjab, Shahbaz Sharif arrived to Lahore to meet the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Quaid for life, Nawaz Sharif to discuss the party and political situation of the country. PML-N sources told that Nawaz had already summoned a high-level party meeting to discuss the ongoing […]

Pak-US partnership must for peace in Afghanistan: Aizaz Chaudhry

By The Frontier Post | April 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk CHICAGO: Pakistan’s Ambassador to United States, Aizaz Chaudhry has said that the Pakistan and US cooperation are very important for the restoring peace in Afghanistan. Ambassador said this while addressing to a lecture session titled “Diplomatic Encounters Series” at the International House at the University of Chicago. The focused of the session was […]

Global

Sudan to put proposed charter changes

By The Frontier Post | April 3, 2018

KHARTOUM (AA): Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has said a raft of proposed constitutional changes will be put before a popular referendum but failed to provide a date for the vote. Addressing parliament Monday, al-Bashir also neglected to say whether he planned to run in 2020 presidential elections. “According to the recommendations that came out of […]

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Turkey’s 1st nuclear plant to break ground today

By The Frontier Post | April 3, 2018

Firdevs Yuksel ANKARA: The groundbreaking ceremony of Turkey’s first nuclear power plant, Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant (NPP), will be held in southern province of Mersin on the Mediterranean coast on Tuesday. The Akkuyu NPP will be built by Russian State Nuclear Energy Agency Rosatom and will compose of four units each with a capacity of […]

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Hamas chief urges AL to sue Israel

By The Frontier Post | April 3, 2018

Nour Abu Aisha GAZA CITY: Hamas political chief Ismail Haniyeh has called on the Arab League to sue Israel at the International Criminal Court (ICC). The call came during a phone call Haniyeh made on Monday with Secretary-General of the Cairo-based league, Ahmed Abul-Gheit, to discuss Israeli practices against the Palestinians. On Friday, at least […]

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US envoy joins Jewish ritual at Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa

By The Frontier Post | April 3, 2018

Said Amouri JERUSALEM: U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman on Monday took part in a Jewish religious ritual conducted at the Al-Buraq Wall (referred to by Jews as the “Western Wall”) in East Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque complex. According to Israeli state radio, Friedman participated in the recitation of an annual Jewish prayer known as […]

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Three Pakistanis among 15 oil workers killed in Kuwait road mishap

By The Frontier Post | April 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk KUWAIT: As many as fifteen oil workers, including three Pakistanis were killed in a collision between two buses in Kuwait on Sunday. Mohammed Al-Basri of the state-owned Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) told media that seven of those killed were Indian nationals, five were Egyptians and the other three from Pakistan. Basri added that […]

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Six policemen killed in Mexico prison riot

By The Frontier Post | April 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk COATZACOALCOS: At least seven people including six policemen were killed in a prison riot in eastern Mexico on Sunday. The state government told international news outlet that the inmates attacked the six police officers and locked them in an enclosed space and set it on fire and it killed six of the policemen […]

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Pakistan

Polish travel blogger to initiate ‘Interactive Travel Show’ for Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2018

Tariq Ullah Wardak ISLAMABAD: Eva Zu-Beck, a Polish travel blogger has announced to launch the world first interactive travel show to express her love for Pakistan. She announced this while talking to media representative at National Press Club Islamabad on Saturday.  She announced her plan to launch world first interactive travel show combining social media, […]

First Eid special train departs from Karachi for Peshawar

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The first special train for Eid-ul-Azha departed from the Karachi City Railway Station for Peshawar on Sunday. According to DS Railway Arshad Salam Khattak, 14 bogeys have been attached to the special trains, which have so far earned Rs1.2million from the train. A total of 980 passengers have booked a seat on the special […]

Three more infants die of malnutrition in Tharparkar

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2018

F.P. Report THARPARKAR: The toll of children dying of malnutrition in Sindh’s Tharparker region continues to climb as three more passed away in the past 24 hours. According to the Sindh health department, the deaths took place at Civil Hospital in Mithhi. The deceased were all newborns. The latest deaths have taken the death toll […]

I am against forward bloc: Speaker Pervaiz Elahi

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE : Speaker Punjab Assembly Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi on Sunday has said that election of Punjab Chief Minister will be held on the basis of division of the House, rather than secret balloting. Talking to newsmen ahead of the session, Elahi said the election will be transparent. He also urged opposition to cooperate […]

Won’t give PTI free hand in Punjab, says Hamza Shehbaz

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader Hamza Shehbaz Sharif said on Saturday that his party won’t give Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf free hand in Punjab. Speaking in the party’s parliamentary party meeting, Hamza said that the PML-N knows how to exercise its democratic right. “There should be an end to the exercise of stealing public mandate. […]

Ali Zafar for Kashmir settlement through talks

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s caretaker Minister for Law and Information, Syed Ali Zafar mentioned Kashmir dispute during a media interaction following his meeting with External Affairs Minister of India, Sushma Swaraj, in New Delhi. According to Kashmir Media Service, Syed Ali Zafar had come to India to participate in last rites of former Indian Prime […]

Afghanistan

Two sisters who lost eyesight 16 years back

By The Frontier Post | December 1, 2017

Monitoring Desk KANDAHAR: Khatera, 20 and Sabera 18 are two sisters who lost their eyesight 16 years back when the US and her allies invaded Afghanistan. Then minor girls, the two sisters were in their home in Dand district of southern Kandahar province, the headquarters of the Taliban government, when US forces bombed the entire […]

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CEO warns against distinction between good, bad terrorists

By The Frontier Post | December 1, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: A victim of terrorism, Afghanistan continues to be at the forefront of the fight against the scourge, Chief executive Officer (CEO Abdullah Abdullah said on Thursday. Speaking at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit in New Delhi, Abdullah commended India for its generosity in building infrastructure, opening trade routes and promoting education in […]

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Three arrested over bloody stabbing incident

By The Frontier Post | December 1, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: At least three suspects involved in a bloody stabbing incident in Kabul city have been arrested by the security forces, the officials said late on Wednesday night. The Criminal Investigation Department officials in Kabul said the incident took place in the vicinity of the 10th police district of the city in Charqala-e-Wazirabad. […]

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Afghan govt reacts at Mohaqiq’s remarks

By The Frontier Post | December 1, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Afghan government reacted at the remarks of the deputy chief executive of the unity government Haji Mohammad Mohaqiq regarding the recent breakthrough in the Syrian war and after hailing the Afghans, Hezbollah, and Iran’s revolutionary guard for supporting the current regime. The Office of the President, ARG Palace, in a statement […]

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Four Taliban killed in Afghan forces operation

By The Frontier Post | November 30, 2017

Monitoring Desk LAGHMAN: Four Taliban fighters including a local commander were killed during Afghan forces operation against the Taliban Alingar district of Nangarhar province. Sarhadi Zwak, the Nangarhar governor’s spokesman told local media that the joint forces raided a Taliban hideout in Sangar Dara area in which four fighters of Taliban were killed and including […]

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Seven children injured in Uruzgan mortar shell explosion

By The Frontier Post | November 30, 2017

Monitoring Desk URUZGAN: As many as seven children were injured in a mortar shell explosion in the Chora district of Uruzgan province. Niamatullah, relative of the children said to local media the unexploded mortar shell went off when the children played with it. He said five children sustained injuries in the blast. Hospital officials said […]

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Business

Gold import rises 48.02% in 4 months

By The Frontier Post | December 1, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The import of gold during first four months (July-October) of current fiscal year increased by 48.02 per cent as compared to same period of previous year. The gold import during the period under review recorded 185 kilogram worth US $7.4 million against import of 139 kg valuing $5 million last year. On […]

LCCI for withdrawal of regulatory duty

By The Frontier Post | December 1, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry President Malik Tahir Javaid on Thursday demanded the withdrawal of regulatory duty until and unless a consensus was developed between stakeholders. According to a spokesman for the LCCI, the LCCI president had separate meetings with Federal Minister for Industries & Production Ghulam Murtaza Khan Jattoi, Prime […]

MCB enters into alliance with Dawood Super Market

By The Frontier Post | December 1, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: MCB Bank has signed a MoU with leading supermarket chain Dawood Super Market for the provision of financial services through its digital products, including the placement of ATM and POS machines inside the Super Market’s premises. Dawood Super Market is a considered a premium destination for quality conscious consumers and is located […]

Pakistan IT export reaches $ 2.9 billion

By The Frontier Post | December 1, 2017

ISLAMABAD (APP): Due to Government Incentives to IT and Information Technology Enabled Services (ITeS) industry Pakistan’s IT exports have grown to an estimated $2.9 billion which includes Pakistani freelancers estimated to be earning more than $300 million annually. While talking to APP Managing Director Pakistan Software Export Board (PSEB) Iftekhar Shah said, Government Incentives to […]

Block inaugurated at centre of excellence for deaf

By The Frontier Post | December 1, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: MD & CEO Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL) Syed Wamiq Bokhari inaugurated company-funded block at Centre of Excellence for Deaf (CED) on November 30. PPL donated Rs. 6.52 million for construction, furnishing and equipping the block at CED established by Pakistan Association of the Deaf (PAD) at Korangi Industrial Area, Karachi. Officials from […]

Power distribution system offers 4bln $ market: Minister

By The Frontier Post | November 30, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD:: Federal Minister for Power Division, Sardar Awais Ahmed Khan Leghari has invited Japanese companies and investors for investing and exploring 4 billion dollars market in the Power Distribution system in the area of service delivery to the consumers including the modern technological solutions. The Minister extended the invitation to the  Japenese Investors […]

Sports

Cricket Australia and players finally reach pay deal

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2017

Web Desk SYDNEY: Australian cricket’s long and bitter pay dispute is over, paving the way for the Test tour of Bangladesh to proceed later this month. Cricket Australia CEO James Sutherland and the Australian Cricketers’ Association CEO Alistair Nicholson announced the new agreement at a joint press conference in Melbourne on Thursday afternoon. The agreement […]

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Neymar pledges PSG trophy haul after world record transfer

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2017

PARIS (AFP): Brazilian superstar Neymar has pledged to spark a trophy glut at Paris Saint Germain after agreeing a five-year deal on a world record 222 million euro ($264 million) transfer from Barcelona. The 25-year-old will earn a mind-boggling 30 million euros ($35.5 million) a year in Paris but insists he will prove value for […]

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Sarfraz wants Pakistan to become the No.1 team

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Skipper Sarfraz Ahmed wants Pakistan to become the No. 1 cricket team saying that the players just need support to prove their mettle. “Besides me, the whole team dreams to be No.1 team,” Sarfraz was quoted as saying. He said that the way the success in the 2017 Champions Trophy was achieved, hopefully it will […]

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Netherland beat England in semi final of Euro 2017

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2017

  England suffered semi-final heartbreak for the second consecutive major tournament after being knocked out of Euro 2017 by hosts the Netherlands. The defeat will represent devastating failure for the Lionesses, who had targeted a first major trophy as their sole aim from the tournament. Having lost their 2015 World Cup semi-final to Japan thanks […]

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Denmark reach women’s Euro 2017 final

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2017

Denmark will face the Netherlands in the final of Women’s Euro 2017 after defeating Austria in a penalty shootout. Simone Sorensen scored the crucial spot-kick after Austria missed their first three penalties. The Austrians will rue wasting the best chance of the match when Sarah Puntigam fired over a first-half penalty. Denmark also went close […]

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Klitschko retirement ends Joshua heavyweight rematch hopes

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2017

LONDON (AFP): Ukraine’s former world heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko announced his retirement from boxing on Thursday to scupper any hopes of a November rematch against Britain’s Anthony Joshua. Hamburg-based Klitschko, 41, hangs up his gloves as one of the all-time greats of the ring after a nine-and-a-half year reign as heavyweight champion, which was ended […]

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