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Two senators disqualified for having dual nationality

By The Frontier Post | October 18, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court Wednesday disqualified two senators namely, Sadia Abbasi and Haroon Akhtar under Article-63 (1)(c) for having dual nationality. A seven-member larger bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan, Mian Saqib Nisar heard the case regarding dual nationality of parliamentarians. The bench observed that Sadia Abbasi, sister of former prime minister Shahid […]

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PPP fighting for supremacy of Parliament: Khursheed Shah

By The Frontier Post | October 17, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Senior leader of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), SYed leader Khursheed Shah has said that parliament is the mother of all institutions as it meant to pass laws for the country. Khursheed Shah said this while addressing the National Assembly (NA) session on Wednesday. He said that PPP has been fighting for the […]

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Model town incident: At least 116 policemen blamed for the massacre

By The Frontier Post | October 17, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: As many as 116 government officials have been removed from their posts on Wednesday for their involved in Model Town carnage. According to media reports, 116 police officers including deputy superintendent of police, inspectors and investigation in-charge and they were directed to report police line. Earlier, Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) Chief Tahir-ul-Qadri […]

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Speaker issues show-cause notices to six MPAs for sabotaging Punjab budget session

By The Frontier Post | October 17, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Speaker Punjab Assembly, Pervaiz Elahi has issued show-cause notices to six MPAs for destroying mic and chairs in the provincial assembly. The opposition MPAs were protesting during the budget session over the arrest of Shehbaz Sharif. According to reports, the six lawmakers issued show-cause notices include Pir Ashraf Rasool, Malik Muhammad Waheed, […]

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PM Imran has nothing to do with Shehbaz arrest: Chaudhry Fawad

By The Frontier Post | October 17, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Federal Information Minister Fawad Chauhdry has said that Prime Minister Imran Khan has nothing to do with the arrests of Shehbaz Sharif as he is not connected to decisions on arrests of those who are facing corruption references. This he said while talking addressing the media outside the Parliament ahead of a […]

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“There is an unholy alliance between PTI and NAB” says Shehbaz Sharif

By The Frontier Post | October 17, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Opposition leader in National Assembly, Shehbaz Sharif has claimed that the Chairman of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had planned to arrest him before the General Elections. Shehbaz Sharif was addressing on the floor of the Lower House of the Parliament on Wednesday, he expressed that his arrest was planned between July 6 […]

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Global

Saudi team arrives in Turkey for Khashoggi investigation: sources

By The Frontier Post | October 12, 2018

ISTANBUL (Reuters): A delegation from Saudi Arabia has arrived in Turkey as part of a joint investigation into the disappearance of prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, two Turkish sources said on Friday. Khashoggi entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2 to get documents for his forthcoming marriage. Saudi officials say he left shortly […]

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‘No’ to meeting, Yes for ‘family photo’: Qureshi, Sushma clicked together at SCO

By The Frontier Post | October 12, 2018

DUSHANBE (Monitoring Desk): They may have cancelled bilateral meet in the wake of political tensions between their countries, but their presence in the same photo-frame featuring leaders of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) was inevitable. Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and his Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj are in the news again, but not for any hostile […]

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Japan PM Abe to make rare China visit this month

By The Frontier Post | October 12, 2018

BEIJING (AFP): Shinzo Abe will pay the first visit to China by a Japanese prime minister since 2011 later this month, Beijing announced Friday, in the latest sign of warming ties between the rivals. Abe will visit from October 25 to 27 and mark the 40th anniversary of the Treaty of Peace and Friendship between […]

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Turkish court says US pastor Brunson can go free

By The Frontier Post | October 12, 2018

ALIAGA (Reuters): A Turkish court ruled on Friday that the American evangelical Christian pastor at the center of a row between Ankara and Washington could go free, a move that could be the first step toward mending ties between the NATO allies. The court sentenced Andrew Brunson to three years and 1-1/2 months in prison […]

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Far-right groups close meat shops in India

By The Frontier Post | October 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW DELHI: Hindu-nationalist groups forcibly closed meat and chicken shops in Gurgaon, a satellite city of New Delhi, ahead of the Navratri festival which started Wednesday. The nine-day festival of fasting is celebrated across the country during which Hindus refrain from eating non-vegetarian food. The far-right groups said they wanted to prevent the […]

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Trump: US investigators in Turkey for Khashoggi

By The Frontier Post | October 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: US President Trump said Washington has investigators in Turkey working to determine the fate of missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi – a claim denied by Turkey. “We’re being very tough. And we have investigators over there and we’re working with Turkey, and frankly we’re working with Saudi Arabia. We want to find […]

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Pakistan

Remaining 48 govt vehicles to be auctioned on Nov 6

By The Frontier Post | October 30, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: As per Prime Minister Imran Khan’s austerity drive, fourth phase of auction of 48 remaining government vehicle will be conducted by Model Customs Collectorate Islamabad on November 6. The auction will start at 11:00 am at Islamabad Dryport, I-9, Islamabad. The vehicles can be inspected on November 6 from 9:00 am to […]

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Dictatorial rules, so-called democratic govts plunge country into deep crises: Sirajul Haq

By The Frontier Post | October 30, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Ameer, Jamaat e Islami, Pakistan, Senator Sirajul Haq, has said that Allah Almighty had blessed Pakistan with unlimited resources of men and material but when its rulers deviated from the ideology on which this country had come into being, Allah imposed the clouds of hunger and fear over it. He was speaking […]

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Pakistan-China bus service to be launched on November 3

By The Frontier Post | October 30, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: A private company will launch a bus service between Pakistan and China from November 3. Buses will travel between Lahore and Tashkurgan in China with a two-way ticket priced at Rs23,000. Passengers will be required to have a valid visa, passport, CNIC and return ticket in order to make the trip. The […]

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Corps Commander Lahore meets CM Punjab, discusses law and order

By The Frontier Post | October 30, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Corps Commander Lahore, Lt General, Aamer Riaz on Tuesday called on Chief Minister Punjab, Sardar Usman Buzdar and discussed matters related to the law and order during the meeting. Chief Minister Buzdar said that the nation was proud of its brave armed forces and there was no doubt that the Pakistan Army […]

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Opposition accepts FM Qureshi’s clarification on Israeli plane reports

By The Frontier Post | October 30, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Shehbaz Sharif, opposition leader in the National Assembly has accepted Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi’s clarification on reports of a suspected landing by an alleged Israeli plane in Pakistan, on Tuesday. Earlier in the day, FM Shah Mahmood Qureshi while addressing a session of the National Assembly has rejected the reports regarding […]

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Two killed while performing stunts on motorcycle in Lahore

By The Frontier Post | October 30, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: As many as two young people were killed as they face a road accident while performing stunts on a speeding motorcycle in Lahore on late Monday night. According to reports, the youth were performing stunts on the motorcycle at the Canal Road near Harbanspura area and their motorcycle slipped because of over […]

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Afghanistan

Taliban ban night time telecom service in parts of Paktika

By The Frontier Post | October 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk SHARANA: The residents of southeastern Paktika province say they have been deprived of telecom services at night over the past two weeks and as a result they are facing great inconvenience. Haji Zmarjan, a resident of Urgun district, told Pajhwok Afghan News mobile phone networks were switched off every night from 5pm to […]

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Ashraf Ghani questions ministry’s technical abilities

By The Frontier Post | October 3, 2018

KABUL (TOLONews): From the beginning of the next solar year (March), all domestic agricultural products will be included in government procurement contracts. Speaking at the 21st exhibition of agricultural products in Kabul, President Ashraf Ghani on Wednesday said that in order to support farmers, government institutions must prioritize domestic agriculture products in their purchase contracts. […]

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Nine terror suspects arrested in Kunduz

By The Frontier Post | October 3, 2018

KABUL (Monitoring Desk): Nine terrorist suspects who are alleged to have been involved in murder, arms smuggling, having links with militant Taliban, and forging fake identity cards in northern Kunduz province have been arrested on suspicion of plotting terrorist attacks, said the intelligence agency. The suspects have admitted they have had hands in sabotage activities […]

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Abdullah leaves for two-day visit to Indonesia

By The Frontier Post | October 3, 2018

KABUL (TOLONews): The CEO of the National Unity Government (NUG), Abdullah Abdullah, flew out of Kabul on Wednesday morning for a two-day official visit to Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, the CEO’s office said in a statement. Abdullah, who is leading a delegation will meet with the Indonesian Ulema Council, with their Chambers of Business […]

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President confers high state medal on Gen. Aghbar

By The Frontier Post | October 3, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has conferred the High State Medal of Mir Masjedi Khan on former Chairman of Afghanistan Olympics Committee Gen. Zahir Aghbar. The Office of the President, ARG Palace, in a statement said a ceremony was organized in this regard in Gul Khana Palace where a presidential decree was also […]

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Kunduz transport revenue goes up by 40%: Official

By The Frontier Post | October 3, 2018

Monitoring Desk KUNDUZ CITY: The revenue of the Transport Department of Kunduz province has surged by 40%, an official said on Tuesday. Transport Director Syed Jawad Jalali told media representatives that 13 million afghanis were collected in revenue in the first six months of the current year. The department’s income stood at eight million afghanis […]

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Business

Pakistan’s foreign exchange reserves drop by $627 million

By The Frontier Post | October 4, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Foreign exchange reserves of State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) dropped by $627 million to $8.049 billion on Thursday. Overall Pakistan’s foreign exchange reserves reached $14.893 billion with reserves at other banks remaining unchanged at $6.485 billion. According to the central bank, reserves fell due to external debt servicing and other official payments. […]

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OGRA notifies up to 143pc increase in gas tariff

By The Frontier Post | October 4, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) notified an increase in gas tariff by as much as 143 per cent on Thursday. Gas price for power generation companies was hiked by 57 per cent, according to the notification, whereas for rest of the industries went up by 40 per cent. For fertiliser […]

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Asian currencies plunge as dollar continue to rise

By The Frontier Post | October 4, 2018

MUMBAI (Agencies): Asian currencies fell on Thursday after robust U.S. economic figures and bullish comments from the Federal Reserve boosted the dollar, prompting sustained regional outflows. The greenback rose about 0.3 percent against a basket of currencies after news that U.S. service sector activity raced to a 21-year high in September. It was further boosted […]

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Oil dips as Saudi and Russia agree to increase production

By The Frontier Post | October 4, 2018

SINGAPORE (Agencies): Oil prices on Thursday fell from four-year highs reached the previous session, pressured by rising U.S. inventories and after sources said Russia and Saudi Arabia struck a private deal in September to raise crude output. Brent crude oil futures were trading at $85.85 per barrel at 0104 GMT, down 44 cents, or 0.5 […]

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Dollar hits 11-month high against yen

By The Frontier Post | October 4, 2018

TOKYO (Agencies): The dollar hit an 11-month high against the yen and stood tall against other its peers on Thursday, boosted by a spike in Treasury yields following upbeat U.S. data and comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell that were seen as hawkish. The dollar stretched an overnight rally to touch 114.55 yen its […]

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Russian gas exports to increase despite U.S. rivalry

By The Frontier Post | October 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Russia is setting records in gas pipeline exports despite U.S. pressure on Europe to reduce imports, and aims to become the world’s leading liquefied gas exporter in the next decade thanks to technology it is developing at home. Russian government officials and executives told an industry conference on Wednesday they expect Russia […]

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Sports

Starc ready to carry burden of lone pace-man against Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | September 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk DUBAI: Mitchell Starc is ready to step up and do the heavy lifting as Australia’s sole specialist pace bowler should the tourists opt for a three-pronged spin attack in next month’s two-test series against Pakistan. Using a trio of slow bowlers in the United Arab Emirates remains a strong possibility for the Australians […]

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Javed blames poor domestic system for team’s performance

By The Frontier Post | September 26, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Batting legend Javed Miandad held the below-par domestic cricket system responsible for Pakistan team’s declining performance in int’l cricket. In the on-going Asia Cup, Pakistan lost both games to India, but if they beat Bangladesh on Wednesday in the virtual semi-final, then they will set up another meeting with the arch-rivals in […]

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Pakistan can still make a comeback, says Aqib

By The Frontier Post | September 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: The former pacer and head coach Lahore Qalandars Aaqib Javed said that Pakistan Cricket team can still make a comeback and win the title of Asian Champions if they play their natural game in the remaining matches. Talking to geo.tv, the member of Pakistan’s victorious squad of World Cup 1992 said that […]

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Sarfraz Ahmed is a great captain, says Ganguly

By The Frontier Post | September 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly has said that Pakistani batsman Sarfraz Ahmed is great as a captain and leaders like him are not born every day. The comment came amid widespread criticism of Ahmed’s leadership skills following their two consecutive defeats at the hands of India in the ongoing Asia Cup. Ganguly […]

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Wozniacki, Kerber, Kvitova reach Wuhan third round

By The Frontier Post | September 26, 2018

WUHAN (Agencies): No. 2-ranked Caroline Wozniacki reached the third round of a tournament for the first time since June at the Wuhan Open on Tuesday. Wozniacki defeated Swedish qualifier Rebecca Peterson 6-4, 6-1, making just nine unforced errors to Peterson’s 36. Wozniacki made early exits in her past five tournaments, including three first-round losses. She […]

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Pakistan can still win Asia Cup: Mickey Arthur

By The Frontier Post | September 25, 2018

DUBAI (Monitoring Desk): Pakistan cricket coach Mickey Arthur said on Tuesday, Pakistan still has a chance to win Asia Cup. Speaking to media, Arthur said, “Pakistan will win their last Super Four game against Bangladesh on Wednesday.” “They will win and compensate for their two losses against India by beating them in the final,” he […]

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Fashion & Movies

Salman Khan and Sanjay Leela Bhansali to collaborate in upcoming film “Inshallah”

By The Frontier Post | June 30, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Salman Khan have worked together in Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Salman Khan have worked together in Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam Bollywood star Salman Khan, who is riding high on the success of his latest flick -Race 3, is now set to work […]

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Trying to keep away from marriage rumors: Deepika Padukone

By The Frontier Post | June 30, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh are one of Bollywood’s most-admired couples. They have been in the limelight off and on for the bond that they share, and also for the rumors of their marriage that circulate on the media quite often. The two have been dating each other for more than half […]

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Kangana Ranaut to romance with Sumeet Vyas in upcoming movie

By The Frontier Post | June 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Kangana Ranaut is ready to star as a Kabaddi player again in Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari’s next untitled film. The film marks the first collaboration between these two boss ladies. The film is expected to be a sports drama and Kangana will reportedly start shooting for the film soon after she returns from […]

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Priyanka Chopra to be seen in five different looks in ‘Bharat’

By The Frontier Post | June 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Ali Abaas Zafar has made our wish true to watch Priyanka Chopra soon again on the big screen in a Bollywood film. Our desi girl is ready to star opposite bhaijaan Salman Khan in Bharat. The film is the official remake of the South Korean film, Ode To My Father. It was recently when […]

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Marc Buckner to play Sunny Leone’s husband role in ‘Karenjit Kaur’

By The Frontier Post | June 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Sunny Leone’s upcoming biopic, Karenjit Kaur: The Untold Story Of Sunny Leone, is something that is creating a lot of buzz currently. We wonder what all aspects from the actress’ life will be revealed in her biopic. Unlike many other biopics made so far, this one will have Sunny herself playing out her life on the […]

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SRK, Madhuri and Anil all set to be part of Awards jury

By The Frontier Post | June 28, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has just made its record breaking number of invites to new members last night. The whopping list of 928 new members includes names like Shah Rukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit, Anil Kapoor, Manish Malhotra, Ali Fazal along with many more The Academy since 2014 has […]

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Articles

Sad state of the Middle East

By The Frontier Post | November 18, 2017

Hatice Karahan I was recently in Doha to join a conference held by UCLA. The conference, titled “Enriching the Middle East’s Economic Future” and attended by significant international participants, addressed the future of the region in various aspects. Also, within this scope, a special session on “Turkey’s role in the Middle East” was held. Honestly, […]

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Role of Turks and British in shaping Gulf history

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2017

Zekeriya Kursun How many books do we have on the Gulf and particularly on Saudi Arabia, which we have been frequently discussing as of late? How many dissertations have been written on the subject at our universities? The answer to these questions is embarrassing. We have no more than a couple of books and, unfortunately […]

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Forced restructuring of leadership in Saudi Arabia breaches tradition

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2017

Muhittin Ataman Saudi Arabia is known for its traditionally apolitical society. As one of the most pro-status quo states in the Middle East, Riyadh has always supported conservative states and groups. Unlike other Arab countries, Saudi Arabia has not been influenced by global political waves, and more specifically, from the Arab Spring uprisings. The main […]

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Will Saudi’s gamble in Lebanon with Hariri lead to war between Israel and Hezbollah?

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2017

Martin Jay The Hariri ‘kidnapping’ by Riyadh is generating more fake news and is only succeeding in boosting his popularity in Lebanon. But did a Saudi prince and Trump’s son intend on making him a bedroom poster icon in their quest to vex Hezbollah? The recent news that Rex Tillerson, the US secretary of state […]

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Europe’s minorities and the new ‘plague’

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2017

Yahya Bostan Such news has long been commonplace in our world. Whichever news agency, newspaper or television channel your employer may be, they immediately catch your attention among a pile of stories that world news people bring to your morning meetings. Yes, I am referring to racist, xenophobic, Islamophobic and far-right behavior and actions toward […]

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What are the Saudis really up to with Lebanese ‘hostage’ Hariri?

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2017

Sami Moubayed The talk of the town in Beirut is that former Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri is being “held against his will” by Saudi authorities and prevented from returning home to Lebanon. The bizarre story has gone viral on social media networks and around the cafes of Beirut, having first surfaced last week on the […]

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Editorial

Milestone worth appreciation

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2017

Chief Minister Khyber Pukhtunkhwa, Pervez Khattak, received a tumultuous welcome in the billion tree Tsunami celebration held in the Convention Centre Islamabad on Tuesday. Addressing this function, he said that PTI agenda of change has gone beyond the billion trees Tsunami in the province. He enumerated the successful reforms in health, education and local government […]

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Lavish deficit financing

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2017

Another disastrous aspect of “Darnomics” has come to light which will certainly rock the swirling boat of the economy. The Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has started lavish deficit financing to further deteriorate bad health of the economy. The PML-N government has done deficit financing on a massive scale that has reflected in heightening inflation causing […]

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Smog, an unavoidable demon

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2017

Smog continues to envelop parts of Punjab and Khyber Pukhtunkhwa affecting life and vehicular traffic. A spokesperson for the motorway police said different sections of motorway have been closed owing to poor visibility caused by dense smog. Meanwhile the Pakistan Meteorological Department has predicted rains in the upper and central parts of the country, which […]

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Commendable decision

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2017

The Interior Ministry has suspended all automatic and prohibited bore arms licenses throughout the country which will deem to have been cancelled after the deadline of 15th January 2018. The prohibited bore arms can be deposited in the offices of Political Agents in FATA and Deputy Commissioners in the settled districts of the country. The […]

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World Bank warning

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2017

The World Bank has warned on Thursday that Pakistan’s macroeconomic conditions have significantly worsened and having reliance on short term commercial loans can create a repayment issue. The Washington based lender comprehensively covered the socio-economic issues in Pakistan’s Development Update Report stressing Islamabad to have an able “tax administration” to broaden the extremely narrow tax […]

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TKN protest

By The Frontier Post | November 11, 2017

The deliberate changes made in the Khatam-e-Habawwat declaration through person specific Election Bill 2017 once again brought to the front burner a permanently settled issue .Tehrik-e- Khatam Nabwwat announced a sit in to register their anguish and indignation. They took out arally “Tehrik-e-Labaik” and blocked all routes to the federal Capital at Faizabad. An innocent […]

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