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PPP doing politics on my statement about Bilawal House: Imran Ismail

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader Imran Ismail said on Tuesday that the Pakistan People’s Party wants to do politics on his statement of demolishing the external walls of Bilawal House. The PTI leader denied giving any statement about demolishing Bilawal House, adding that he cannot even imagine saying such a thing. The PTI’s Governor […]

Pompeo hopes to strengthen ties with Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: United States Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo has said that Pakistan is an important partner of US and adding that he is hopeful the relations between the two countries will further strengthen in coming days. This he said while issuing a message on Pakistan’s Independence Day on Tuesday. Pompeo said that US […]

At least 11 injured in Nushki hand grenade attack

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2018

F.P. Report QUETTA: At least eleven people were injured when two unidentified persons riding on motorcycle lobbed a hand grenade in Nushki on Tuesday. Police officials confirmed that 11 people were injured in a hand grenade at a shop situated on Masjid Road and adding that the condition of the injured was stable. Earlier on […]

Overseas Pakistanis will exercise their right of vote via IVTFin by-polls: ECP

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has said that overseas Pakistanis will be able to exercise their right of in the by-polls through the internet. The ECP issued its Internet Voting Task Force (IVTF) report on overseas Pakistanis’ voting rights on Monday. According to ECP statement the voting rights to overseas Pakistanis, […]

PTI govt to put country on right track: Shah Mehmood

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Senior leader of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that the PTI government will put country on the right track and will end the corruption and water crisis. Qureshi said this while talking to media persons. He said that the first phase of the formation of federal government had been […]

Pakistan celebrates Independence Day with traditional zeal

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The nation is celebrating Independence Day today with traditional enthusiasm and with the spirit of Pakistan Movement to make the country a true Islamic welfare state on Tuesday (today). The day started with 31-gun salute in Islamabad and 21-gun salute in the provincial capital of provinces. Prayers were offered for security and […]

Global

Rouhani: Tehran determined to deepen ties with Pyongyang

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2018

MOSCOW (Sputnik): Tehran favors the establishment of peace and security on the Korean Peninsula and wants to deepen its ties with Pyongyang, along with other international partners, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday. “Tehran is willing to develop and deepen international relations and cooperation in all fields, including with Pyongyang… Iran and North Korea have […]

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Italy to defend interests on budget: PM

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2018

ROME (Reuters): Italy will negotiate with the European Commission over next year’s budget, defending its interests but not be “foolish” in its demands, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Wednesday. “We will negotiate with the European Commission with a serious, reasonable and courageous programme that will protect our interests,” Conte told a news conference. “We […]

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Two die in stampede

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2018

NEW DELHI (Reuters): A stampede on Wednesday among thousands of mourners at the funeral of a powerful southern Indian politician killed two people and injured 47, a doctor at a government hospital said. Muthuvel Karunanidhi, a dominant figure in the politics of southern India for half a century who had been chief minister of Tamil […]

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Zimbabwe authorities arrest Opp official Biti

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2018

HARARE (AP): Zimbabwean senior opposition official Tendai Biti was arrested while trying to cross into Zambia, a lawyer said Wednesday, as concerns rose over a government crackdown after last week’s disputed presidential election. The arrest, after scenes of the military opening fire in the streets of the capital and growing opposition claims of harassment, further […]

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Najib to be charged under anti-money laundering act

By The Frontier Post | August 8, 2018

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters): Malaysia’s embattled former prime minister Najib Razak will be charged on Wednesday under a money-laundering act, the anti-graft agency said, in connection with a multi-billion-dollar scandal at state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB). Najib, 65, and his family have faced intense scrutiny since May, when a shock election result brought his former […]

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Zimbabwe court bails opposition members

By The Frontier Post | August 8, 2018

HARARE (Reuters): A court in Zimbabwe on Tuesday freed on bail 27 opposition supporters arrested last week on accusations of fomenting violence in the aftermath of President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s election victory over Nelson Chamisa. Six people were killed last week in a post-election army clampdown on protests against the result that were reminiscent of the […]

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FATF has given Pakistan 15 months to comply with requirements: Asad Umar

By The Frontier Post | August 31, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Asad Umar informed the Senate on Friday that the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) had given Pakistan 15 months to comply with its requirements, with the deadline set to expire in September 2019. The minister said the FATF delegation had travelled to Pakistan earlier this month for a routine evaluation […]

PM Imran Khan to visit Lahore today

By The Frontier Post | August 31, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will visit Lahore for the first officials visit on Friday after resuming the office. PM Imran Khan will stay at his residence in Zaman Park and will hold meetings with CM Usman Buzdar and other party leaders. He will discuss the name of candidates for the by-poll due […]

One martyred as Navy helicopter crashes in Arabian Sea

By The Frontier Post | August 31, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan Navy personnel was martyred on Friday after a helicopter crashed in the Arabian Sea. Spokesperson told media that the helicopter was on routine operation when it crashed in the Arabian Sea in a result one crew member was martyred in the incident. Last month, a Pakistan Air Force (PAF) helicopter crash-landed […]

Anwar Mansoor Khan appointed as AGP

By The Frontier Post | August 31, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Senior lawyer Anwar Mansoor Khan has been appointed as the Attorney General of Pakistan (AGP) and a notification in this regard has been issued after formal approval by President Mamnoon Hussain on Friday. The federal government had proposed the name of Khan for the position to which the president ratified. From 2016 […]

Light rain turns weather pleasant in Karachi

By The Frontier Post | August 31, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The weather of Karachi turned pleasant after the city received light drizzle early Friday morning. According to details, the rain however, turned roads slippery, causing skidding for commuters headed to work in the morning. The weather turned pleasant and multiple areas of the metropolis, including I.I. Chundrigar Road, FB Area, Gulshan, Nazimabad, […]

PTI has sufficient votes to elect President: Mahmood

By The Frontier Post | August 31, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood said that the presidential election is number game and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has sufficient votes to elect President. Talking to media outside Parliament House, he said that PTI candidate will win the presidential election. Meanwhile talking about September 6, he said that a […]

Afghanistan

Ahmad Shah Zamanzai appointed as IEC secretary

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Thursday appointed Ahmad Shah Zamanzai as the secretary of the Independent Election Commission (IEC). In compliance to presidential decree a copy of which received by Pajhwok Afghan News Zamanzai had been appointed as IEC secretary. “In line with IEC decision No 12 and notice No. 545 of […]

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Protesters close several govt offices in Jawzjan province

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The supporters of Junbish Milli party have closed several government offices during the 17th day of their protests which are being staged in support of a top commander of the party Nizamuddin Qaisari who was arrested by the security forces in Faryab province. The protesters are claiming that they have closed nearly […]

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High school torched in Nangarhar province

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: Unidentified miscreants set a school in Khugiyani district in Nangarhar province. According to local residents, the unknown gunmen set fire to a high school of boys and girls in Chamtala area. The incident did not cause any casualties, they said, adding that the armed men escaped the scene. Meanwhile, Nangarhar education spokesman […]

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Iran cuts short electricity supply to Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk HERAT CITY: Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS) on Thursday said Iran has cut short electricity supply to Afghanistan due to the rise in temperature and reducing water level in the neighboring country’s dams. Amanullah Ghalib, DABS general head, told a press conference in western Herat province that Iran currently provided 20 to 30 […]

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VP Indonesia’s support for peace process

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Second Vice President Sarwar Danish says the Indonesia government’s support for the Afghan peace process has led to cooperation from others Muslim countries. A statement from his office said the Indonesia envoy and Sarwar Danish held a meeting in Kabul on Wednesday. Danish thanked the Indonesia government’s efforts to boost the Afghan […]

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‘Peace is urgent, be achieved before polls’

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: President Ashraf Ghani on Wednesday said peace was more urgent and should be achieved before the upcoming Wolesi Jirga and district council elections. President Ghani expressed these views while attending the 21st meeting of Joint Coordination and Monitoring Board (JCMB) attended by many foreign officials Wednesday. In the beginning, acting finance minister, […]

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Business

CPI-based inflation rises 5.83 per cent

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The consumer Price Index (CPI) based general inflation increased by 5.83 percent on year-on-year basis in July 2018 compared to same month of last year, the highest since October 2014. On month-on-month basis, the CPI increased by 0.94 percent in July 2018 compared to June 2018 while the Wholesale Price Index increased […]

Eurozone manufacturing activity still subdued in July

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: The performance of the eurozone (EA19) manufacturing sector remained subdued in July, said an IHS Markit report on Wednesday. The Eurozone Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) for the manufacturing sector stood at 55.1 in July, slightly up from June’s 18-month low of 54.9 and over five points below the record high seen at […]

Lucky Cement records consolidated earnings of PKR 14.82 billion for fiscal year 2018

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: On a consolidated basis, Lucky Cement Limited reported net profit after tax of PKR 14.82 billion after taking out PKR 1.35 billion attributable to non-controlling interests for the financial year ended June 30, 2018, which translates into earnings per share (EPS) of PKR 45.83/share as compared to PKR 50.18/share reported last year. […]

Turkey’s exports exceed $14 billion

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Turkey’s exports in July showed an annual hike of 11.8 percent, the Turkish Exporters’ Assembly (TIM) announced on Wednesday. Last month, the country’s exports totaled $14.1 billion — the highest figure ever for the month of July. Speaking at a press conference at Turkey’s Trade Ministry, TIM head Ismail Gulle said Turkey’s […]

Over 500,000 new vehicles in traffic in H1

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) reported Wednesday a total of 536,916 road motor vehicles were registered in the first half of this year. In the six-month period, the number of new road motor vehicles registrations — including cars, motorcycles, buses, trucks, tractors etc. — saw an annual decline of 10.8 percent. “While 76,277 […]

Saeed for strong industry-academia linkages

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: “Strong linkage between the financial services sector and academia is an important tool for boosting intellectual capital in the financial services industry and in finding better solutions for the current economic challenges of Pakistan”. These thoughts were expressed by President National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) Mr. Saeed Ahmad during his visit to […]

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Sports

Jansher upsets over poor show of squash players

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The former World Squash Champion, Jansher Khan was shocked at the poor performance of Pakistan Squash Team and expressed great regret that the squash players made the entire national really disappointed in World Junior Squash Tournament held recently in India. Squash wizard Jansher Khan, the four times Super Series Champion, said that […]

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Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018: New Zealand beat England in final

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2018

San Francisco (Agencies): New Zealand became the first team in history to win back-to-back World Cup Sevens crowns on Sunday, defeating England 33-12 in the final at AT&T Park. The New Zealanders, who had won the last tournament in 2013 in Moscow, had too much class for England on their way to a deserved win, […]

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Mourinho not concerned by Man United’s slow pre-season

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2018

LONDON (Agencies): Manchester United have not hit top gear on their pre-season tour of the United States but manager Jose Mourinho has said he is not worried as a majority of his first team players are yet to rejoin the squad following the World Cup. United drew 1-1 with Club America before a goalless draw […]

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Footballer Mesut Ozil sparks racism debate in Germany

By The Frontier Post | July 23, 2018

BERLIN (Agencies): Footballer Mesut Ozil’s decision to quit Germany’s national team has sparked a divisive debate in the country on racism and discrimination. “It is an alarm signal when a great German footballer like @MesutOzil1088 feels that he is no longer wanted in his country because of #racism and not represented by the #DFB [German […]

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Sri Lanka thrash South Africa to sweep series 2-0

By The Frontier Post | July 23, 2018

COLOMBO (Agencies): Sri Lanka on Monday completed a 2-0 Test sweep of South Africa to record their first series win over the Proteas since 2006 after Rangana Herath wreaked havoc with six wickets. The visitors were all out for 290 in the second session of day four in Colombo, 200 runs short of their highly […]

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‘I couldn’t look at a football’ after WC: Neymar

By The Frontier Post | July 23, 2018

Brasília (Agencies): Brazil superstar Neymar admits that after his nation’s quarter-final defeat to Belgium at the World Cup he couldn’t look at a ball and didn’t want to see any of the remaining matches. “I wouldn’t go as far as to say I didn’t want to play again but, I didn’t want to see a […]

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Fashion & Movies

FBR summons Saba Qamar

By The Frontier Post | May 11, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Federal Bureau of Revenue (FBR) on Thursday has summoned Pakistani stunning actress Saba Qamar on May 16. According to details, a notice has also been sent to the artist in this regard. On the other hand, Saba Qamar is all set to make Hollywood debut as the Hindi Medium actress has signed […]

Mehwish Hayat to make a pair with Fahad Mustafa in ‘LoadWedding’

By The Frontier Post | May 11, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Evaluating on the box office numbers, the all-gorgeous and multi-talented Mehwish Hayat is unarguably the most successful female face of Pakistan. Mehwish Hayat’s last two movies—JPNA and Mai Punjab Nahi Jaungi—have shattered records at ticket windows. The diva is now gearing up for her upcoming movie ‘Loadwedding’ opposite to Fahad Mustafa. Hayat […]

Actress Neha Dhupia ties the knot with best friend Angad Bedi

By The Frontier Post | May 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW DELHI: Bollywood actors Neha Dhupia and Angad Bedi have tied the knot. The actors took to social media to share the news which comes as a shock to many. While media was abuzz with news and pictures of Bollywood actor Sonam Kapoor’s wedding to Anand Ahuja just two days ago, there were […]

‘Kuch Kuch Hota Hai’ star cast to reunite on Koffee with Karan season-6

By The Frontier Post | May 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Rumours of newlyweds Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma appearing as guests on the first episode of Koffee With Karan season 6 made rounds on the internet for the longest of time. KWK is known to be one of the most entertaining and fun celebrity chat show to air on the television. The latest […]

Tara and Ananya are enjoying on the sets of ‘SOTY-2’

By The Frontier Post | May 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Tara Sutaria and Ananya Panday are all set to step in Bollywood with Dharma Productions’ Student of the Year 2. The buzz around the movie is only leveling up as pictures and videos from the sets of the film are floating on social media. The latest picture shows Tara and Ananya having […]

 ‘Avengers’ continues its dominance at the box office

By The Frontier Post | May 9, 2018

Monitoring Desk LOS ANGELES: The three-day take by the Disney/Marvel superhero epic gave it the second-highest second weekend of all time, behind only “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” Only five movies have hit the $100 million mark in their second weekends, according to Variety.com. “Avengers” sees a veritable army of superheroes — including Dr. Strange […]

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