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Khawaja brothers express distrust in NAB’s Lahore chief, ask chairman to transfer ongoing probe

By The Frontier Post | November 11, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: PML-N leaders Khwaja Saad Rafique and Khwaja Salman Rafique on Saturday submitted an application with National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman retired justice Javed Iqbal and sought transfer of the ongoing investigations against them. The Khwaja brothers wrote a letter to the NAB chairman and expressed their distrust in the accountability watchdog and […]

PM decides against unveiling mega-corruption scandals

By The Frontier Post | November 11, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan on Sunday decided to defer release of video message against widespread corruption in the country. As per details garnered, premier presided over consultative meeting here in Lahore today in which ministers and stalwarts advised him against releasing video message citing legal complications. The decision to suspend release […]

Money-laundering case: JIT summons details of Sindh’s annual developmental projects

By The Frontier Post | November 11, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: A joint investigation team (JIT) formed by the Supreme Court to probe into an ongoing money laundering case summoned details of the Sindh government’s annual developmental projects on Sunday. According to a source, the JIT has sought details of development projects from 2013 to 2018, including the project charter, allocated budget, cash […]

Chaudhry calls on religious leadership to play role in ‘ideological war’

By The Frontier Post | November 11, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Sunday called on the country’s religious leadership to play its role to “prevent the war between ideologies from falling into the hands of those who are doing no service to our religion”. Addressing a seminar in Lahore, Chaudhry said the protests that erupted countrywide following a Supreme […]

Grand anti-encroachment operation continues in Karachi

By The Frontier Post | November 11, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Grand operation against encroachments in parts of Karachi continued for another day on Sunday. According to details, the Karachi Development Authority (KDA) team had halted the operation on Friday and then resumed it on Saturday. The KDA demolished illegal constructions outside the shops at Samama Shopping Complex and Rabia City by using […]

Pakistan increases contribution to help Palestinian refugees

By The Frontier Post | November 11, 2018

F.P. Report NEW YORK: Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Dr Maleeha Lodhi handed over the country’s enhanced contribution for Palestinian refugees to the representative of the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNWRA), the branch of UN working to provide relief in the region. Speaking on the occasion at the Pakistan Mission to the […]

Global

Putin says talked to Trump in Paris, conversation went ‘well’

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2018

PARIS (Sputnik): Russian President Vladimir Putin said that he had had a good conversation with his US counterpart Donald Trump in Paris, where the two leaders traveled to take part in the celebrations dedicated to the 100th anniversary marking the end of World War I. “Yes,” the Russian leader told journalists when asked if he […]

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‘Britain’s armed forces making plans for ‘no deal’ Brexit’

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2018

LONDON (Reuters): Britain’s armed forces are making contingency plans for how they could support the country if Britain leaves the European Union without a deal, senior British defence officials said on Sunday. Asked what role the armed forces could play if there was a ‘no deal’ Brexit, British defence minister Tobias Ellwood said: “The armed […]

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Paris hosts ceremony to mark centenary of Armistice Day

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2018

PARIS (Reuters): President Emmanuel Macron led tributes to the millions of soldiers who died during World War One on Sunday, holding a solemn ceremony attended by dozens of world leaders in Paris to commemorate the centenary of the Armistice. U.S. President Donald Trump, Russian President Vladimir Putin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and dozens of princes, […]

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Brexit: New referendum still an option: Emily Thornberry

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2018

LONDON (BBC): Labour frontbencher Emily Thornberry has told the BBC “all options remain on the table”, including a new referendum, if MPs vote down a Brexit deal. She was asked about party leader Jeremy Corbyn’s comment to a German newspaper that Brexit cannot be stopped. Labour would prefer a general election, she said, but could […]

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Nigeria: residents flee homes after Boko Haram raid

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2018

MAIDUGURI (AA): Boko Haram raided and burnt a remote community near Nigeria’s northeast Maiduguri, Borno provincial capital, forcing scores of residents to flee their homes. The insurgents attacked Bale Shuwa, a settlement few kilometers away from the city center on Saturday night. Residents said the insurgents fired several gun shots into the community and set […]

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Over 60 killed in clashes in Yemen’s Hodeida

By The Frontier Post | November 11, 2018

HODEIDA, YEMEN (AFP): At least 61 combatants have been killed in clashes in Yemen’s flashpoint Hodeida, medics and a military source said on Sunday, and dozens of wounded taken to hospitals outside the city. Medics in the Red Sea city reported 43 Houthi rebels and nine loyalists killed in clashes over the past 24 hours. […]

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Pakistan

CM to head task force on promotion of tourism potential

By The Frontier Post | November 21, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Mahmood Khan, Chief Minister, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has been nominated as head of the task force formed to formulate strategic directions, vision for the exploration of the tourism potential of the province and to implement policies and action plans of sports, tourism, culture, archive and youth affairs. The members of the committee are […]

100-day plan finalized to uplift education sector: Ziaullah Bangash

By The Frontier Post | November 21, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Adviser to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister on Elementary and Secondary Education, Ziaullah Bangash Wednesday said the education department had finalized 100 days plan to improve quality of  education and bring further improvement in the system. Talking to APP, he said that 10 thousands primary schools would be declared model schools where only […]

Two shot dead in Sibi

By The Frontier Post | November 21, 2018

F.P. Report SIBI: Unidentified armed motorcyclists gunned down two people here on Tuesday and escaped the scene. Police said that unknown motorcyclists sprayed bullets at two people at Loni Road in Sibi. Both people died on the spot in the firing and the assailants sped the scene. The bodies were shifted to mortuary of a […]

PM Imran to leave for Malaysia today

By The Frontier Post | November 20, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will embark two-day official visit to Malaysia today (Tuesday). It will be PM Imran Khan his first visit to Malaysia after assuming his post in August. Imran Khan will hold a bilateral meeting with Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad to review existing relations and cooperation as well as […]

Finance minister to chair ECC meeting today

By The Frontier Post | November 20, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Federal Finance Minister Asad Umar will chair Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) meeting in Islamabad today (Tuesday). According to local media reports, the special ECC meeting will review summary pertaining to payments of dues to Steel Mills pensioners and export of wheat stored in government warehouses. Matter related to fixing price of sugar, […]

International Seerat conference starts in Islamabad

By The Frontier Post | November 20, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: A two-day International Rahmatul-lil-Alameen (Peace Be Upon Him) Conference on Tuesday has started at Jinnah Convention Centre in Islamabad. According to details, Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony has organized the international seerat conference, it   has been organized in connection with the countrywide celebration of 12th Rabiul Awwal, marking the birthday […]

Afghanistan

Foreigners among 68 militants killed

By The Frontier Post | November 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: At least sixty eight militants including two foreign militants hailing originally from Pakistan have been killed or wounded during the separate operations of the Afghan and US forces in southeastern Ghazni and Paktia provinces. The 203rd Thunder Corps of the Afghan Military in the Southeast in a statement said at least 16 […]

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30 opponents join peace process

By The Frontier Post | November 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk HERAT:  Thirty armed opponents joined the peace process in Purchaman district in Farah province on Thursday. Led by their commander Wali Mubariz, the anti-government gunmen handed over 30 weapons to the authorities concerned, Farah police spokesman Mohibullah Mohib told Afghan Islamic Press (AIP). The gunmen belonging to Taliban ranks quit violence and vowed […]

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Victims of helicopter crash in Farah identified

By The Frontier Post | November 1, 2018

FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): A military general, six government officials, seven civilians and 12 security personnel killed in yesterday’s morning helicopter crash in western Farah province have been identified. The Afghan National Army (ANA) helicopter crashed into a mountain in Khak-i-Safid district of Farah province early Wednesday. A copy of the list of victims of the […]

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Talks underway on presidential nominations

By The Frontier Post | November 1, 2018

KABUL (TOLONews): Political parties announced that discussions are ongoing within three big circles, between political parties and movements, and with President Ashraf Ghani, Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah and former president Hamid Karzai on introducing candidates for presidential elections. The parties said the final decision will be announced next week. The parties also said that they […]

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We’re going on offense against Taliban: Miller

By The Frontier Post | November 1, 2018

KABUL (TOLONews): The US Forces and Resolute Support commander in Afghanistan Gen. Austin Scott Miller said in a interview with NBC News that “we’re going on offense against the Taliban,” adding that a more aggressive posture was needed because of heavy casualties among Afghan forces. He said that a more aggressive policy of helping the […]

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Danish discusses plight of Afghan journalists

By The Frontier Post | November 1, 2018

KABUL (TOLONews): Second Vice President Mohammad Sarwar Danish on Thursday said that Afghanistan is one of the most dangerous countries in the world for journalists. He said that some powerful government employees, smugglers and lawbreakers are committing crimes against journalists and that this needs to stop. Speaking to guests at the event on the eve […]

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Business

Nasdaq Dubai’s Islamic financing platform surpass $100bn

By The Frontier Post | November 1, 2018

DUBAI (Arabian Business): Transactions on the Nasdaq Dubai Murabaha Platform for Islamic financing have exceeded a total of $100 billion, it was announced on Wednesday. Established jointly by Nasdaq Dubai and Emirates Islamic, the platform meets needs ranging from funding for corporate growth and expansion to personal finance for retail customers. Transactions so far in […]

GM profit races past expectations

By The Frontier Post | November 1, 2018

DETROIT (Reuters): General Motors Co (GM.N) on Wednesday posted far stronger-than-expected quarterly profit and said its full-year earnings forecast would come in at the high end of its forecast due to strong demand in North America, driven by its new pick-up trucks. GM shares jumped more than 8 percent in pre-market trading. The Detroit automaker […]

Bank of Japan lowers inflation forecasts again

By The Frontier Post | November 1, 2018

TOKYO (AFP): Japan’s central bank revised down inflation forecasts again on Wednesday, in the latest sign it has failed to make headway towards its two percent target despite years of massive monetary easing. The Bank of Japan’s governor also said it was keeping watch over a number of global issues, adding that an drawn out […]

Turkish Central Bank revises inflation forecasts

By The Frontier Post | November 1, 2018

ANKARA (AA): The Turkish Central Bank on Wednesday forecasted Turkey’s year-end inflation rate to reach 23.5 percent. “We projected the inflation rate to converge gradually to the target under the assumption of a tight monetary policy stance and enhanced policy coordination focused on bringing inflation down,” Central Bank Governor Murat Cetinkaya said in a news […]

Tourism minister: Turkey hosted 32m tourists in 2018

By The Frontier Post | November 1, 2018

ANKARA (AA): Turkey has hosted around 32 million tourists in the first three quarters of 2018 with a 23 percent increase, said the culture and tourism minister on Wednesday. “It looks like we will pass 40 million [tourists] and break Turkey’s record,” Mehmet Nuri Ersoy told Anadolu Agency’s Editor’s Desk. Noting that there was an […]

1st Turkish Airlines flight flies from Istanbul

By The Frontier Post | November 1, 2018

ISTANBUL (AA): Turkey’s flag carrier Turkish Airlines on Wednesday took its inaugural flight from the new Istanbul Airport to the capital Ankara. The TK 2124 flight took off at 11.32 a.m. local time (0832GMT) from new Istanbul Airport — which, when all phases are operational, will be the world’s largest airport — and touched down […]

Sports

Abbas jumps to No. 3 in ICC Test bowlers ranking

By The Frontier Post | October 21, 2018

DUBAI (Monitoring Desk): Mohammad Abbas jumped 11 places to break into the top three in the latest ICC Test bowlers rankings. Taking just 10 Test matches to reach the third ranking, the Pakistani bowler started the series against Australia on number 21 and is now only behind South Africa’s Kagiso Rabada and England’s James Anderson. […]

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Ronaldo reaches 400-goal landmark in draw

By The Frontier Post | October 21, 2018

TURIN (Agencies): Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to score 400 goals in Europe’s top five leagues as Juventus dropped points for the first time this season following a 1-1 Serie A draw with Genoa on Saturday. The Portuguese striker’s fifth league goal for Juve carried him to the milestone, adding to his 84 strikes […]

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Qadir’s son gets Australia PM XI nod

By The Frontier Post | October 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk SYDNEY: Usman Qadir, the son of Pakistan spin-bowling great Abdul, was named in a Prime Minister´s XI to face South Africa on Friday, inching a little closer to his goal of one day representing Australia. The 25-year-old, a leg-spinner like his father, moved to Australia to play for in 2016 and is hoping […]

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Guptill out of Pakistan series with calf injury

By The Frontier Post | October 20, 2018

Auckland (Agenices): Martin Guptill had to be withdrawn from New Zealand’s ODI and T20I squads to face Pakistan later this month owing to a left calf strain. The 32-year old opener picked up the injury while preparing for a first-class game with Auckland this week and is expected to be out of action for four […]

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Wimbledon to introduce final-set tiebreaker in 2019

By The Frontier Post | October 20, 2018

LONDON (Agencies): Wimbledon will introduce final-set tiebreaks next year, the All England Lawn Tennis Club has announced. The new format will see a tiebreak played when the score reaches 12-12 in the final set and will apply to all events at the Championships. The move comes after this year’s record-breaking semifinal between Kevin Anderson and […]

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Pakistan hockey team set sights on Asian Champions Trophy title

By The Frontier Post | October 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: Pakistan National hockey team with an aim to win the title, will be beginning their journey at the Asian Men’s Hockey Champions Trophy on Friday. The team will play their first match against South Korea at Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex in Oman. The hockey team who finished fourth in the recently concluded […]

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Fashion & Movies

Sanjay Leela Bhansali to launch Suhana Khan: reports  

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Suhana Khan has always aspired to be an actor like father Shah Rukh Khan. SRK, an extremely doting and supportive father, is keen that Suhana complete her education before she faces the camera. And now, it seems the time has arrived. According to a report in a leading portal, Shah Rukh is […]

Sidharth Malhotra rejects relationship rumors with Kiara Advani

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: It was a few days back when Filmfare exclusively told you that something was cooking between Sidharth Malhotra and Lust Stories star Kiara Advani. The two were seen bonding at the latter’s birthday bash recently and that set the rumor mills buzzing. Since there was no response from both the actors, we […]

Kareena Kapoor Khan and Arjun Kapoor likely to reunite in ‘Life In A Metro sequel’

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: The Anurag Basu directorial, Life In A Metro, had hit the screens in 2007. It won critical acclaim and also performed well at the box-office. After years of wait, the filmmaker is finally here with a sequel of the film. If latest reports are to believed, Bollywood’s Ki and Ka aka Kareena […]

Priyanka Chopra and Chris Pratt’s ‘Cowboy Ninja Viking’ delayed indefinitely

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2018

Monitoring Desk LOS ANGELES: Priyanka Chopra and Chris Pratts “Cowboy Ninja Viking” has been indefinitely delayed. Universal Pictures has taken “Cowboy Ninja Viking” off its schedule and undated the movie, which was previously set to release on June 28, 2019, reports variety.com. According to several sources, the film is still in active development with Pratt, […]

‘Actor in Law’ to hit Mumbai cinemas

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Actor in Law, Om Puri’s first and only Pakistani film, could not be released in India due to his tragic passing Pakistani film Actor in Law is having a private screening in Mumbai. Speaking to team Images, director Nabeel Qureshi revealed that the Fahad Mustafa and Mehwish Hayat starrer will be screened […]

Lady Gaga to perform in two Las Vegas shows

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2018

NEW YORK (AFP): Pop star Lady Gaga announced a residency in Las Vegas with twin shows to display her two sides extravagant and glitzy and stripped back and jazzy. At 32, Lady Gaga is unusually young and culturally prominent to launch a residency in Sin City, generally the preserve of older artists who either want […]

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Articles

Threats to Pakistan’s economy and CPEC

By The Frontier Post | February 2, 2018

Izaz Arshad Thinking of a country’s prosperity without a strong economy is a blasphemy. Unfortunately Pakistan is facing a lot of hurdles regarding its economy. Some of them are: The prices of the oil in the international market are increasing rapidly in the past few months. This leads to a huge burden on the oil […]

Islamic system of life is pre-requisite for our success

By The Frontier Post | February 1, 2018

Shaukat Hayat Buneri To begin with- the incidents of children abuses have witnessed an upward trend in the different parts and towns of our country. Es-pecially during the recent past these incidents have increased with an alarming pace and proportion in Sindh and Punjab. Even the provinces of Khyber Pakhtukhwa and Baluc-histan have no exemption. […]

Chaos and carnage in Kabul

By The Frontier Post | January 31, 2018

S. Mudassir Ali Shah President Donald Trump’s cocky assertion that 2018 is going to be a year of spectacular gains for his administration and the deeply divided Afghan government rings so hollow in the wake of three fatal assaults in the heart of Kabul. Worse still, he is no mood to launch peace negotiations with […]

Afghan peace: A lost cause?

By The Frontier Post | January 30, 2018

Iqbal Khan Key to final settlement of Afghan conflict lies with the US, this key is presently enmeshed in abundance of its arrogance and scarcity of its prudence. Unless this haughtiness-judiciousness balance shifts otherwise, all international efforts for bringing peace to Afghanistan are likely to continue fizzling out. Nevertheless, there is no shortage of efforts. […]

Education voucher scheme in KP

By The Frontier Post | January 29, 2018

Shaukat Hayat Buneri Iqra Farogh –e- Taleem education voucher scheme (EVS) is a scheme designed by ESEF to increase the access of out of school children (OOSC) to education. Un-der this scheme out of sc-hool children between the ages of 5-16 will be enro-lled in private schools, free of cost. The vouchers are be given […]

Fish, -ing, Charity, Confusion!

By The Frontier Post | January 28, 2018

Sarmad Sajjad Give a man a fish and feed him for a day, teach a man to fish and feed him for life, is a well-known Chinese proverb. These few words are easy to translate from Chinese language but its application, to me was very hard as I grew up. I had to go through […]

Editorial

Gawadar free trade zone

By The Frontier Post | January 31, 2018

The dream of making Gawdar free trade zone came true. Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi inaugurated first Gawader International Expo on Monday. The Expo was attended by entrepreneurs and 5000 thousand business representatives from all over the world. About 200 companies from both China and Pakistan also participated in this event. Addressing the two days […]

Revival of economy

By The Frontier Post | January 30, 2018

In a meeting with World Bank (WB) delegation, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi claimed that implementation of overall economic reforms agenda by the PML-N government has resulted in the revival of national economy and the economic growth is now on the upward trajectory. He also claimed that concrete measures have been taken to ease the […]

Carnage in Kabul

By The Frontier Post | January 29, 2018

At least 95 people were killed and 163 others wounded in a suicide bomb attack in the Afghanistan Capital Kabul on Saturday near Jamhuriate Hospital. The explosion happened at about 1 pm when a suicide bomber detonated an explosive laden ambulance in a busy area of the city. The blast happened in the area where […]

Restoration of blocked CNICs’

By The Frontier Post | January 28, 2018

Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal has disclosed that committees comprising members of parliament have been formed at district level to restore blocked Computerized National Identity Cards (CNIs’) numbering 125000. He said NDRA will restore the blocked CNICs’on the verification members of parliament. It is no longer a secret that a large number of Afghan Nationals and […]

Pursuing foreign investment

By The Frontier Post | January 27, 2018

After attending the meeting of World Economic Forum (WEF) at DAVOS, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said that his interaction with the executives of world’s biggest companies will help generate billions of dollars potential in Pakistan. He expressed the desire that Pakistan wants strong relations with the United States. The Prime Minister also showcased the […]

Drone strike on Refugee Camp

By The Frontier Post | January 26, 2018

A US drone strike killed two Afghan nationals on a Refugee Camp in Aurakzai Agency close the Thal Subdivision of settled district Hangu. Speaking on the condition of anonymity and official of the political administration revealed, “Two Afghan Refugees namely, Ahsanullah and Nassir Mahmud alias Khawari, who been killed in the attack, were both mid-level […]

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