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Pakistan’s exports will reach all time high in 2019, says Razak Dawood

By The Frontier Post | January 19, 2019

F.P. Report KARACHI: Adviser to PM on Commerce, Textile, Industry and Investment, Abdul Razak Dawood has claimed that the Pakistan’s exports will hit the record high in the 2019. Dawood said this while addressing to a conference in Karachi on Saturday. He said that despite difficulties, the country’s economy is headed towards improvement. Adviser to […]

Afghan Taliban reject talks with Khalilzad in Islamabad

By The Frontier Post | January 19, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The Afghan Taliban has rejected media reports that they ready to resume meetings with U.S. special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad in Islamabad. According to the reports of the international news agency, the Afghan Taliban has refused the report again that they are not ready to talk directly with the Afghan government. Earlier on […]

Top judge Khosa has no social media account: SC

By The Frontier Post | January 19, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: The spokesperson of Supreme Court of Pakistan has informed that the incumbent Chief Justice of Pakistan Asif Saeed Khosa does not have any social media account, on Saturday. The Supreme Court has issued a statement in this regard and it stated: “It is clarified that his lordship [CJP] is neither using any […]

Antonio Guterres wishes Pak-India to engage in meaningful dialogue

By The Frontier Post | January 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on late Friday night has wished that Pakistan and India would “engage in a meaningful dialogue”. UN Chief said this while addressing the media during a press conference here at the UN headquarters, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres responded to a Pakistani journalist’s question pertaining to the […]

Military courts a need for country: DG ISPR

By The Frontier Post | January 19, 2019

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Major General Asif Ghafoor has said that military courts are not the wish of the army but a need of the country. DG ISPR said this during an interview with a private news channel on Friday night, he said that there was a wave of terrorism […]

PM Imran calls for establishment of inquiry commission to probe HR abuses in IOK

By The Frontier Post | January 19, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has called for early establishment of a Commission of Inquiry to investigate human rights abuses in Occupied Kashmir, as recommended by the UN. He was talking to President of the UN General Assembly Maria Fernanda Espinosa who called on him in Islamabad today. The Prime Minister drew the […]

Global

Yes vote takes lead in Philippine Muslim autonomy poll

By The Frontier Post | January 22, 2019

COTABATO CITY, Philippines (AA): The ‘Yes’ vote appeared to take the lead on Tuesday in a historic plebiscite on a law that would grant “comprehensive autonomy” to Moro Muslims living in the southern Philippines, according to unofficial results. The voting took place on Monday in the provinces of Maguindanao, Lanao Del Sur, and the island […]

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New Swedish PM says will preserve defence policy, won’t join NATO

By The Frontier Post | January 22, 2019

STOCKHOLM (Sputnik): Recently elected Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Loefven, who presented on Monday the country’s new government, pledged that Sweden’s security policy line would remain the same under the new authorities and Stockholm would not try to join NATO. “Sweden will maintain its security policy line. The defence appropriations will be gradually increased to strengthen […]

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Venezuelan army arrests soldiers calling for uprising

By The Frontier Post | January 22, 2019

CARACAS (AA): A group of soldiers calling for an uprising against the Venezuelan government were reportedly arrested on Monday. “A small group of soldiers were arrested who betrayed their oath of allegiance to the homeland,” said a statement published on Twitter accounts of Television of Venezuela and the Ministry of Popular Power for Defense. A […]

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Iran ready to ‘eliminate Israel from earth’ – AFC

By The Frontier Post | January 22, 2019

TEHRAN (Sputnik): The Israeli Defence Forces has stated that it targeted alleged “military facilities of [Iran’s] Quds Force” at Damascus International Airport in an airstrike conducted on 21 January. Iranian Air Force Commander Brigadier General Aziz Nasirzadeh told the Iranian news agency Young Journalists Club that “current and future generations [of air force pilots] are […]

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Kenyan police repels attack

By The Frontier Post | January 22, 2019

NAIROBI (Reuters): Kenyan police have thwarted an attack by suspected Somali militants al Shabaab on a Chinese-owned construction company in an eastern region, an official said on Monday, days after the Islamist group killed 21 people in Nairobi. The assailants wounded one person while they attempted to hit the site in Garissa county, not far […]

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Zimbabwe police arrest leader of largest union

By The Frontier Post | January 22, 2019

HARARE (AP): A spokesman for Zimbabwe’s largest trade union said police have arrested the secretary general of the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions, Japhet Moyo. He was arrested at the airport in Harare on Monday and lawyers are checking with police to see why. His organization had called for last week’s nationwide strike to protest […]

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Pakistan

IGP directs for solution oriented approach towards public complaints

By The Frontier Post | January 29, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The Inspector General of Police Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Salahuddin Khan Mehsood has directed district complaint police officers to adopt prompt and solution-oriented logical approach towards the public complaints. This, he stated, while presiding over a meeting of district complaint police officers here at CPO on Monday which was largely attended by all police […]

Four of a family killed as roof collapses

By The Frontier Post | January 29, 2019

F.P. Report SWABI: Four of family members were killed and two injured when the mud house of a poverty-stricken farmer caved-in in a far-flung village at night in the Yar Hussain region, Tehsil Razaar, Said police and other officials who visited the collapsed house. The incident was occurred in Sodher area, situated in the jurisdiction […]

Task force collects Rs179m from power defaulters

By The Frontier Post | January 29, 2019

Ghulam Mursalin Marwat LAKKI MARWAT: A task force formed to take action against power pilferers and defaulters has recovered over Rs 179 million dues from defaulters across the district. The task force headed by Deputy Commissioner Jehangir Azam Wazir conducted raids at various parts of the district and removed 292 illegal connections. Backed by police, […]

Several roads in Upper Hazara, Galyat still closed

By The Frontier Post | January 29, 2019

F.P. Report ABBOTTABAD: After passing one week most of the roads in upper Hazara including Galyat and Thandyani could not be cleared as two heavy snowfall spell blocked it during current winter season. Rescue 1122 operation continued on the 5th day in Galyat and claimed that hundreds of trapped vehicles and tourists have been rescued […]

Indian forces open fire on mentally challenged Pakistani man

By The Frontier Post | January 28, 2019

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: The Indian military forces on Monday opened fire on a mentally challenged man who inadvertently crossed the border. The Indian force arrested Mohammed Farooq, who crossed the border near Chamana Khord, Zafarwal, in injured condition. The media of the neighbouring country has declared the injured youth a terrorist. The aggrieved family of […]

NA speaker forms committee to oversee conduct of members

By The Frontier Post | January 28, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser on Monday constituted a 13-member committee of the parliamentary leaders on Conduct of Members. The Committee will work under the Chairmanship of the Speaker while it will comprise of Leader of the House Imran Khan, Leader of the Opposition Mian Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif, Railways Minister Sheikh Rashid […]

Afghanistan

Weekly air corridor flights increased

By The Frontier Post | January 9, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Weekly flights through Afghanistan’s air corridors with foreign countries are being increased from the current six to 10 and so far 5,400 tons of commercial goods have been exported via these routes. The Afghanistan-India Air Corridor was inaugurated by President Ashraf Ghani on Jun 19, 2017 when the first Delhi-bound cargo plane […]

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President Ghani stresses on proper utilization of water

By The Frontier Post | January 9, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Stressing on proper utilization of water in the country, President Muhammad Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday sought more efforts in this regard. President Ghani said this while addressing a gathering of land, water and environmental council. The gathering was held with President Muhammad Ashraf Ghani in the chair. Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah […]

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Salang highway closed by snowfall

By The Frontier Post | January 9, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Salang Highway has been closed for traffic as a result of heavy snowfall on Tuesday. Abdul Basir Habibi, the highway maintenance commander, told Pajhwok the road had to be closed due to an incessant snowfall since late night. He said the snowfall that started Monday night continued and reached 25 centimeters […]

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2 killed, over 20 wounded in an explosion in Khost

By The Frontier Post | January 9, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: At least two people lost their lives and more than 20 others sustained injuries in an explosion in southeastern Khost province of Afghanistan. According to the local officials, the incident took place at around noon time in the provincial capital of the province. Gul Habib Shah, provincial public health director of Khost […]

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Over 1,700 children with cardiac disease treated

By The Frontier Post | January 9, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Afghan Red Crescent Society (ARCS) on Monday said in 2018 more than 1,740 children with cardiac disease were treated inside and outside the country by the organization. According to ARCS, due to the increase of financial support to this organization in 2018, the number of children who recovered from cardiac disease […]

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34 Taliban killed, 20 wounded in Faryab raids

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2019

Monitoring Desk MAIMANA: Three key commanders were among 34 Taliban killed during an operation in Almar and Andkhoi districts of the northwestern Faryab province, officials said on Monday. A source in the provincial intelligence office told Pajhwok Afghan News 20 Taliban militants had been killed during the air raid. Afghan forces were supported by foreign […]

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Business

Govt needs to take solid steps for revival of economy: Carpet exporters

By The Frontier Post | January 2, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Carpet Manufacturers and Exporters Association (PCMEA) has proposed setting up an Advisory Council comprising all stake holders and activating Pakistani embassies to promote exports of the country besides giving access to international markets said the government should take concrete steps on war footing for revival of the economy. These views […]

TDAP to participate at ISH Frankfurt

By The Frontier Post | January 2, 2019

F.P. Report KARACHI: Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) will participate with a Pakistan pavilion again in ISH Frankfurt to be held on 11-15 March, 2019. It is providing subsidized stalls to increase the exports of sanitary fittings, sanitary wares, bathroom furniture, pipes & HVACR related product. Each stand is available for Rs 308,000 only […]

Saudi Aramco takes full ownership of Dutch Rubber Company

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2019

Monitoring Desk RIYADH: Saudi Aramco, the world’s largest oil producing company has completed the acquisition of a Dutch rubber joint venture in a transaction valued at €1.5 billion (Dh6.3bn). The Saudi state confirmed its purchase of the remaining 50 per cent stake in Netherlands-based Arlanxeo, acquiring the shares of its partner, German specialty chemicals company […]

Dollar ends strongest year since 2015

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2019

NEW YORK (Agencies): The dollar fell against the yen and euro in thin year-end trading on Monday as optimism about progress in the U.S.-China trade dispute hurt its safe-haven allure, but the greenback stayed on track to log its strongest annual performance in three years. The dollar index, which tracks the greenback versus six peers, […]

Abu Dhabi introduces one of world’s fastest airport wifi networks

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2019

Monitoring Desk ABU DHABI: Abu Dhabi International Airport has upgraded its wifi network to offer download speeds of up to 200 megabits per second. The airport has installed what it calls ‘Super-Fi’ in all three of its terminals. Full access to the network is free in arrival and departure areas. The move gives Abu Dhabi […]

Global markets in worst year since 2008

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2019

LONDON (BBC News): Investors will be glad to see the back of 2018 after many global stock markets suffered their worst year in a decade. The FTSE 100’s traditional early New Year’s Eve close saw it end the year down 12% at 6,728.13 points. Big European and Asian markets faced similar losses in 2018, while […]

Sports

Sri Lanka cricket rated most corrupt by ICC: minister

By The Frontier Post | December 31, 2018

COLOMBO (Agencies): Sri Lanka has been rated as the most corrupt cricket nation by the world governing body, the country’s sports minister said Monday. The International Cricket Council feels “Sri Lanka’s cricket administration is corrupt from top to bottom”, Harin Fernando said, adding that he had been shown a confidential report on the matter at […]

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Sarfraz, Arthur satisfied with team’s performance in 2018

By The Frontier Post | December 31, 2018

KARACHI (PPI): Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed and coach Mickey Arthur have expressed satisfaction with team’s performance during 2018 and are hoping to improve results in the coming year. “It has been a long year in which there have been some exceptional and some ordinary performances. Overall, I think we have done well, but I accept […]

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Abbas clinches 3rd place

By The Frontier Post | December 31, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistani Bowler Abbas has soared into the top three of the International Cricket Council s (ICC) Test bowler rankings, whereas veteran right-handed batsman Azhar Ali secured tenth place in the ICC Test batting rankings. New Zealand moved up to number third, pushing South Africa to fourth. India skipper Virat Kohli extended his […]

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Peshawar Hockey League begins

By The Frontier Post | December 31, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The 3rd edition of the Peshawar Hockey League got under way here at Abdal Ismail Khan Shaheed Civil Quarters Hockey ground on Sunday. Nazim Union Council Civil Quarters Nazish Ali Awan was the chief guest on this occasion who formally inaugurated the League in a colorful opening ceremony. EDO Education and former […]

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Mani holds fruitful talks with Cricket South Africa regarding Pakistan tour

By The Frontier Post | December 30, 2018

KARACHI (Monitoring Desk): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ehsan Mani is optimistic about South Africa cricket team visiting Pakistan, after his latest meeting with local officials. While talking to media correspondent, Mani said that he is hopeful that Cricket South Africa will soon send their teams to Pakistan — senior, junior or women’s — […]

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N’Golo Kante goal gives Chelsea victory at Crystal Palace

By The Frontier Post | December 30, 2018

LONDON (Agencies): N’Golo Kante’s second-half goal gave Chelsea a 1-0 win in a drab match at Crystal Palace and took them to within a point of third-placed Manchester City ahead of City’s game at Southampton. Maurizio Sarri’s side dominated possession in the early stages but were unable to get through Palace’s well-organised defence, Marcos Alonso […]

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Fashion & Movies

Veteran filmmaker Kalpana Lajmi passes away

By The Frontier Post | September 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Filmmaker Kalpana Lajmi passed away in Mumbai this morning at Kokilaben Hospital. Known for her women oriented films like Rudaali, Chingaari, Ek Pal and Daman, Kalpana died at 64 after suffering from a kidney ailment. It was last year when Kalpana was diagnosed with kidney cancer. Around 4:30 AM, actress Huma Qureshi […]

Katrina Kaif looks stunning in her first look from ‘Thugs of Hindostan’

By The Frontier Post | September 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Thugs of Hindostan is without a doubt one of the most awaited films to release this year. The film promises to be visual treat for the audience thanks to the star studded cast of the film along with stunning visual effects. Interestingly, in the film, we will also see Amitabh Bachchan and […]

Alia confirms Mahesh Bhatt’s return as a director with Sadak 2

By The Frontier Post | September 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: On Mahesh Bhatt’s 70th birthday, Alia Bhatt had the perfect news for her father’s fans and followers. The young superstar announced through her Instagram handle that the sequel of Sadak 2 is being directed by Mahesh Bhatt himself. The announcement was made through a teaser that had glimpses of Sadak that released […]

Tiger Shroff likely to be seen in Hollywood movie soon

By The Frontier Post | September 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Tiger Shroff, the actor who has the potential to leave all stunt doubles and dancers behind, is all set to take his chiselled physique to Hollywood. According to a leading daily, Tiger has caught the attention of a top Hollywood producer, Lawrence Kasanoff. The filmmaker flew to Mumbai over the weekend for […]

Kareena Kapoor Khan celebrates 38th birthday

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: The Begum of Bollywood, Kareena Kapoor Khan turns 38 today and with it, she starts another year of spreading her infectious vibe. The diva is not just a stunning looking actress but is known to have portrayed some of the most memorable and fun characters of Hindi cinema. Kareena’s birthday surely calls […]

Kajol to recreate Ajay Devgn’s Ruk ruk ruk in her upcoming movie

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Pradeep Sarkar directorial, Helicopter Eela, is inching close to release. It stars Kajol and National Award Winner Riddhi Sen in the lead. Written by Mitesh Shah, the film is co-produced by Ajay Devgn and Jayantilal Gada of Pen India Ltd. Following the trend of recreating iconic songs, this time it’s Ajay Devgn’s […]

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Articles

Bumpy flight ahead

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

Ghulam Idris Khan Financial Action Task Force (FATF) with Head quarter in Paris, France, was established in 1989′ It is an inter-governmental organization with the mission to control money laundering and terrorism financing. India is full fledged member in 37 member house while Pakistan is associate member in Asia Pacific group. Four members country of […]

Afghans are being mislead on Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | February 19, 2018

Col (R) Muhammad Hanif According to the Ariana News Afghanistan, dated 19 December 2017, an official letter from the Afghan Ministry of Interior (MoI) has leaked on social media suggesting that Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Directorate has opened a dairy factory to export poisoned products to Afghanistan. According to the letter, this factory is producing […]

Syria strikes back as Israel discovers its warplanes aren’t invincible

By The Frontier Post | February 18, 2018

Rania Khalek Israel has long been the unchallenged bully in the Middle East, but now Tel Aviv will face consequences for its temper tantrums. That was the message from Damascus last weekend when the Syrian army shot down an Israeli F-16. The dramatic escalation happened as Israel claimed one of its warplanes was in Syrian […]

The view from Balkh: how to fix the dysfunctional system in Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | February 17, 2018

Ata Mohammad Noor Afghanistan faces a number of challenges internally and externally. Security and corruption are near the top of the list, but fixing Afghanistan’s debilitated political system deserves greater attention. For the past four decades, the people of Afghanistan have been suffering from perpetual conflict, instability and poverty. We were victims of the Soviet […]

At brink of social reforms, Turkey resembles Ireland’s experience

By The Frontier Post | February 16, 2018

Muhammed Serif At the end of the 1980s, Ireland was among the weakest economies in Europe. Facing slow growth, heavy taxation and high rates of unemployment, the only hope for many Irish youths was to leave their country and look for jobs abroad. Ireland at that time was depicted as the poorest of the rich […]

Governance in KP?

By The Frontier Post | February 15, 2018

Ghulam Idris Khan A news appeared in a national daily that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government is unable to utilize development funds as per their allocation, even though finance department releases funds in time and in a demand-driven fashion. The Annual Development Program (ADP) of government reflects its seriousness for the upgradation and improvement of the […]

Editorial

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 […]

Neglecting agriculture

By The Frontier Post | January 25, 2018

Agriculture sector is in a state of perpetual crisis because of the tall claims but no practical steps of the successive governments to enhance crops yield per hectare. The production of all major crops in Pakistan is the lowest in the world. A major part of the economy still relies on agriculture as it contributes […]

Unnecessary electronic war

By The Frontier Post | January 24, 2018

The intelligential and people are equally flabbergasted as to why both the United States and Pakistan are avoiding subtle and meaningful diplomacy to sort out their difference and remove the trust deficit and move on. Trading charges against each other through electronic and social media outlets without substantive proof is nothing but an exercise in […]

Selection criteria of caretaker PM

By The Frontier Post | January 23, 2018

Talking to media in Islamabad, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said the caretaker Prime Minister will be selected with mutual consensus of all political parties. He reaffirmed that PML-N Chief Nawaz Sharif would lead the political campaign of the ruling party in the next general elections. “People do not vote for Shabaz Sharif or Shahid […]

Yearning for foreign investment

By The Frontier Post | January 22, 2018

Prime Minster Shahid Khaqan Abassi is participating in the World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting in the Swiss Ski resort of Davos with a strategy of clear and pragmatic priorities. He has done his homework to convince the executives of foreign companies to make investment in Pakistan. He will also speak at Built and Road Impact […]

Exports strategy

By The Frontier Post | January 21, 2018

The PML-N government woke up from deep slumber and spell of false economic gains when hardly five months of its tenure of government is left and has started a public relation exercise promising a comprehensive strategy for enhancing exports. The smoke screen of spectacular economic achievements created by the Planning Minister Ahsan Iqbal is clearing […]

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