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Civilians targetted in unprovoked Indian firing along Working Boundary

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Indian troops targetted civilians as they initiated ‘unprovoked’ firing along the Working Boundary in Harpal and Charwah sectors on Monday, according to the military’s media wing Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR). “Indian troops initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation along Working Boundary targeting civil population with mortars and heavy weapons in Harpal and Charwah […]

PPP proposes Zaka Ashraf, Jalil Abbas Jilani names for caretaker PM slot

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Opposition leader in National Assembly, Syed Khursheed Shah has forwarded the names of Zaka Ashraf and Jalil Abbasi Jilani to prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi for the post of caretaker prime minister on Monday. According to reports, Khursheed Shah has forwarded these names to PM Abbasi on Monday and the sources added […]

Those who serve Pakistan are declared traitors: Nawaz

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

F.P. Report CHISHTIAN: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday said that the people will reject the decision of disqualifying him by voting for the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) in 2018 general elections. Addressing a public gathering in Chishtian on Monday, he said that not a single allegation of corruption could be proved against […]

Disqualification Case: Kh Asif’s lawyer completes arguments

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Former foreign minister Khawaja Asif’s counsel on Monday completed arguments in the Supreme Court in a review petition filed by the former minister against his disqualification. A larger bench of the apex court was conducting hearing of the case. In today’s proceedings, Muneer A Malik, the counsel of Khawaja Asif while presenting […]

Court sends Ahad Cheema to jail on 15-day judicial remand

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: An accountability court (AC) on Monday sent former Lahore Development Authority (LDA) Director General (DG) Ahad Cheema to jail on 15-day judicial remand. An accountability court was conducting hearing of case pertaining to assets beyond income sources. During the proceedings, the counsel of Ahad Cheema said that all assets of his clients […]

Sixty-four, mostly women have died of heatstrokein two days, says Edhi

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

Naimat Khan KARACHI: At least sixty-four people majority of them were women have died in Karachi due to heatstroke and heat fatigues since Saturday evening, confirmed Fasial Edhi.  These 64 bodies were received on just 02 Edhi mortuaries- Korangi and Sohrab Goth. Number of deaths can be higher, Edhi told Mainly hot and dry weather […]

Global

Trump confirms payment to adult film actress

By The Frontier Post | May 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump acknowledged Thursday a payment to an adult film star, calling it a “monthly retainer” installment to his long-time lawyer Michael Cohen that had “nothing to do with the campaign”. Trump previously claimed he had no knowledge of the hush money payment or where the funds came from. It was […]

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US military plane crash in Georgia kills 9

By The Frontier Post | May 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: A U.S. Air National Guard cargo plane crashed in the state of Georgia Wednesday, killing all nine people on board, officials said. “Nine crew members died in the accident, but until their families and relatives are notified, we cannot give their names,” said Brig. Gen. Isabelo Rivera, according to media reports. “Our […]

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77 killed, 143 injured as dust storms destroy northern states of India

By The Frontier Post | May 3, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW DELHI: Indian officials added that at least 77 people were killed and 143 others were injured after dust storms hit northern India as trees and walls were flattened by powerful winds. The strong storm destroyed Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan states of India and the officials feared of rise in death toll. Officials […]

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China reiterates call to continue upholding Iran nuclear deal

By The Frontier Post | May 3, 2018

BEIJING (Reuters): China’s foreign ministry on Wednesday reiterated that all sides should continue to uphold the Iran nuclear agreement, and that the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has said many times Iran is in compliance with the deal. Speaking at a daily news briefing, ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said China had noted reports about Israeli […]

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Armenia crisis: Protesters bring cities to standstill after vote

By The Frontier Post | May 3, 2018

ARMENIA (BBC): Tens of thousands of supporters of Armenia’s protest leader, Nikol Pashinyan, have responded to his call for civil disobedience, blocking key roads and government buildings. He has led weeks of anti-government protests that forced Serzh Sargsyan to resign after 10 years in power. Mr Pashinyan called for a general strike after ruling party […]

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Suicide militants storm HQ of Libya’s election commission, 12 dead

By The Frontier Post | May 3, 2018

TRIPOLI (Reuters): Suicide bombers stormed the head offices of Libya’s electoral commission in Tripoli on Wednesday, killing at least 12 people and setting fire to the building in an attack claimed by the Islamic State militant group. The assailants also opened fire on employees of the High National Election Commission (HNEC) and fought a gun […]

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Pakistan

Sindh Governor House opened for Public

By The Frontier Post | September 8, 2018

Naimat Khan KARACHI: A large number of students and families thronged to Sindh Governor House here on Friday morning after the Thursday announcement by Governor Sindh, Imran Ismail, that top provincial house will be opened for general public for specific hours. “We have opened Governor House for public at 6am in the morning under the […]

Cheques given to heirs of fallen election staff

By The Frontier Post | September 8, 2018

F.P. Report TIMERGARA: Provincial election commissioner Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pir Maqbool Shah on Friday gave away compensation cheques of Rs 1 million each to heirs of a woman presiding officer and a police constable during a function held at the Timergara police line. Both the officials of a women polling station No 45, government girls’ high […]

Renowned writer Nisar passes away

By The Frontier Post | September 8, 2018

F.P. Report SWABI: Renowned writer, intellectual, actor, director and former Director Radio Pakistan Peshawar, Nisar Muhammad Khan passed away after protracted illness here on Friday. Nisar Muhammad Khan was suffering from cancer for last five years and he breathed his last due to the same disease. The deceased was author of many books and he […]

PRs planted 184000 saplings on directives of PM: Sheikh Rashid

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Pakistan Railways (PRs) Sheikh Rashid Ahmed has said that the PRs have planted 184,000 plants on directives of Prime Minister Imran Khan. Minister PRs Sheikh Rashid Ahmed was speaking after inaugurating a plant-nursery at Margalla Railway Station on Friday. In Margalla nursery, initially 25000 seeds have been sowed, which […]

Pakistan Navy reminds of glorious Operation Somnath against India

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The Navy Day is reminiscent of a glorious chapter in our nation’s history when unmatched courage and unwavering commitment of men in whites quashed the pipe dreams and misplaced ambitions of our adversary, said Chief of the naval Staff, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi. In his message regarding the occasion Abbasi said that […]

Army will continue to take care of families of martyrs: COAS

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa said on Friday that the army will continue to take care of the families of martyrs, an Inter-Services Public Relations press statement said. The COAS spent a day with families of Army martyrs and Ghazis at Army Auditorium GHQ Rawalpindi, said the ISPR. […]

Afghanistan

Qatari investors in Farah for inauguration of plans

By The Frontier Post | December 25, 2017

Monitoring Desk FARAH CITY: More than 29 Qataris traders led by Al-Gharrafa Charity Director Sheikh Ali bin Abdul Al-Sani, have arrived in western Farah province to put into service development projects. Hikmatullah Nazari, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News about 30 Qataris Sheikhs reached Farah City, the provincial capital. Several projects funded by Al-Gharrafa […]

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37 agreements signed

By The Frontier Post | December 25, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Rural Rehabilitation and Development Ministry of Afghanistan signed the agreements of 37 irrigation projects with various development councils and private sectors on Sunday. Talking to reporters, Minister for Rural Rehabilitation and Development, Mujeebur Rehman Karimi said the projects worth over 426 millions of Afghanis would provide irrigation water for lands of […]

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Seven civilians killed, three injured in Helmand explosion

By The Frontier Post | December 24, 2017

Monitoring Desk HELMAND: As many as seven civilians were killed and three others were injured in IED explosion in southern Helmand province early Sunday. As per the local media outlet, the incident took place in Marjeh district of the province when a civilian vehicle hit a roadside mine in which seven civilians were killed including […]

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Govt to enforce environmental laws

By The Frontier Post | December 24, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: President Ashraf Ghani has issued a decree on the environmental law, stating any person found guilty of committing major pollution-related crimes can face between 16 and 20 years in prison. The law also reportedly states that if inspectors fail to enforce the law they can also face imprisonment or a fine of […]

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Afghan analysts pessimistic about outcome of Beijing trilateral talks

By The Frontier Post | December 24, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: As the foreign ministers of China, Pakistan and Afghanistan are preparing to meet in the first round of trilateral talks to be held in Beijing on Tuesday on promotion of Pak-Afghan relations, some Afghan analysts and politicians believe that Pakistan may not sincerely cooperate with the Afghan peace. According to Chinese foreign […]

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Clear strategy needed to attract investment

By The Frontier Post | December 24, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Businessmen have said that along with the lack of security, the absence of a clear strategy to attract investment is also to blame for the economic recession in Afghanistan. They are firm in the belief that government needs to draw up a solid strategy to attract investors. Many businessmen have painted a […]

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Business

SL to boost trade with Pakistan: CG

By The Frontier Post | December 20, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Consul General of Sri Lanka based in Karachi G.L. Gnanatheva along with Counselor of Sri Lankan High Commission visited Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ICCI) and said that his country was keen to further enhance bilateral trade and economic relations with Pakistan as both countries have good potential to do trade […]

UBL opens Pak’s first-ever Digital Lab

By The Frontier Post | December 19, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: UBL inaugurated Pakistan’s first-ever Digital Lab at a ceremony held in Karachi recently. The lab which was built in collaboration with IBM, will provide an environment for UBL’s interdisciplinary teams as well as its network of start-ups, Fintech, ecosystem partners and academia to develop personalized and engaging digital ‘customer experiences’. The Lab […]

Women support vital for sustainable tax culture: FBR

By The Frontier Post | December 19, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Member Facilitation and Taxpayer Education (FATE) FBR Ms Nausheen Javaid Amjad Monday described the women’s support as vital for creating a sustainable tax culture and ensuring maximum tax compliance in the society. “Women can lay the foundation of a better tomorrow by leading positive behavioural change in the society,” she said in […]

Impact of readjusted exchange rate devastating for economy

By The Frontier Post | December 19, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF), President AKIA, Senior Vice Chairman of the Businessmen Panel of FPCCI and former provincial minister Mian Zahid Hussain on Monday said impact of the readjusted exchange rate can be devastating for the economy and the common man. Despite the devaluation of the rupee, the soaring […]

TDAP to participate in Paris show

By The Frontier Post | December 19, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) to participate at Texworld & Apparel Sourcing fair to be held on 11-14 February 2018 in Paris Paris, one of the major fashion capitals of the world, is the best place to promote and sell brands and collections in Europe, and increasingly to the Eastern and […]

Diplomats’ role crucial to increase exports: FCCI

By The Frontier Post | December 19, 2017

F.P. Report FAISALABAD: The business community of Pakistan must develop good relationship with foreign diplomats to give a quantum jump to exports, and Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry Standing Committee on Diplomatic Affairs and International Trade Delegations should work seriously in this regard, said FCCI President Shabbir Hussain Chawla here Monday. Chairing the standing […]

Sports

Chris Lynn, Mitchell Johnson Join Upcoming PSL Season

By The Frontier Post | September 30, 2017

KARACHI (Online): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has confirmed that Australia’s fast bowler Mitchell Johnson and one of the most sought-after T20 batsmen, Chris Lynn, have signed up for the third edition of Pakistan Super League. Chairman PCB Najam Sethi posted about the new signings on his social media account, terming: JP Duminy, Chris Lynn, […]

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PCB makes domestic participation mandatory for foreign league NOCs

By The Frontier Post | September 30, 2017

LAHORE (Monitoring Desk): The Pakistan Cricket Board has made it clear that centrally contracted players would only be issued No Objection Certificates (NOCs) to play in foreign T20 leagues if they agree to participate in the National T20 Cup. In a press release issued on Saturday, the PCB said it is compulsory for all the […]

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Azhar Ali joins Pakistan´s 5,000 Test club

By The Frontier Post | September 30, 2017

ABU DHABI (AFP): Consistent Pakistan middle-order batsman Azhar Ali completed 5,000 runs in the longer format during the third day’s play in the first Test against Sri Lanka on Saturday. The 32-year-old became the eighth Pakistan batsman to reach the milestone in his 61st Test when he took a single to reach a personal score […]

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Bismah Maroof replaces Sana Mir as ODI captain

By The Frontier Post | September 30, 2017

LAHORE (Monitoring Desk): Pakistan’s T20 captain Bismah Maroof has been named the new captain of the ODI format, replacing veteran player Sana Mir, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said in a press release on Saturday. Following a review of the current women cricket structure after a dismal performance in the recently concluded World Cup, the […]

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Umar Akmal slapped with three-match ban

By The Frontier Post | September 28, 2017

LAHORE (APP): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Thursday slapped a three-match ban on Umar Akmal for breach of his central contract, said a statement released by PCB. “The PCB Disciplinary Committee found Umar to be in breach of the aforesaid Clauses of his Central Contract on multiple occasions.” In addition to the match ban, […]

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Yasir Shah becomes Pakistan quickest bowler to take 150 test wickets

By The Frontier Post | September 28, 2017

Monitoring Desk ABU DHABI: Leg-spinner Yasir Shah took wickets before the lunch on the first day of first test against Sri Lanka and becoming the fastest Pakistani to bag 150 Test wickets. Yasir Shah took two wickets in the first session and broke the record of Waqar Younis and also slowing down the run pace […]

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