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NAB starts inquiry against PML-N’s Rana Sana Ullah

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Friday has initiated probe against senior leader of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Rana Sana Ullah in a case pertaining tampering with map of Faisalabad Underpass with the aim to benefit some of their own people. According to reports, PML-N leader Rana Sana Ullah as provincial minister got […]

PML-N President permitted to meet family in Saturday

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Opposition leader in National Assembly,  Shehbaz Sharif was allowed by jail officials to meet his family on Saturday. The prison officials has taken the decision on the request of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader’s family, jail officials allowed the meeting to be scheduled tomorrow afternoon at the Minister’s enclave sub-jail. Earlier, the […]

Mualana Samiul Haq’s personal secretary arrested by police

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Police has arrested the personal secretary of Maulana Samiul Haq, the chief of JUI-S assassinated in November in Rawalpindi. According to local media reports, Samiul Haq’s personal secretary Ahmed Shah had mysteriously disappeared for several as he was wanted by police in connection with the murder of the renowned religious leader. Local […]

PM Imran Khan to inaugurate Peshawar shelter homes today

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Prime Minister Imran Khan will inaugurate four shelter homes in provincial capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa today (Friday). According to state radio, PM Imran Khan will visit the city for one day and he will inaugurate Shelter homes which have been established by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government under its 100-day plan. Reports added […]

5.3 magnitude tremors jolt parts of KP

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: An earthquake of 5.3 magnitude jolted parts of Peshawar, Lower Dir and Buner districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Friday morning. Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) told local media that the earthquake measured 5.3 and the epicenter, at a depth of 113km was the Hindu Kush mountain region in Afghanistan. Earthquake tremors felt in […]

216th Corps Commanders’Conference reviews geo-strategic environment

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPIND: The 216th Corps Commanders’ Conference, held here at the General Headquarters (GHQ) on Thursday reviewed geo-strategic environment with special focus on regional security and situation on eastern and western borders including Line of Control. The forum was presided over by Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa, said a press […]

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Trump knew hush-money payments were wrong: ex-lawyer Cohen

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2018

WASHINGTON (AFP): US President Donald Trump knew it was wrong to order election-eve hush money paid to two women who claimed to have had affairs with him, his former lawyer Michael Cohen said in an interview to be broadcast Friday. Trump acted because he “was very concerned about how this would affect the election,” Cohen […]

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Rajapakse ends standoff as Sri Lanka risked shutdown

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2018

COLOMBO (AFP): Sri Lanka’s strongman leader Mahinda Rajapakse will step down on Saturday from his disputed position of premier, his son said on Friday, signalling an end to the seven-week long power-struggle that threatened to shut the government. “To ensure stability of the nation, former president …(Rajapakse) has decided to resign from the premiership tomorrow […]

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Yemen’s warring parties agree Hodeida ceasefire at UN talks

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2018

RIMBO, SWEDEN (AFP): Yemen’s warring parties on Thursday agreed to a ceasefire on a vital port in a series of breakthroughs in UN-brokered peace talks that could mark a major turning point after four years of devastating conflict. If implemented, the deal on the Hodeida port, a key gateway for aid and food imports, could […]

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Kosovo approves new army despite Serb opposition, NATO criticism

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2018

PRISTINA (Reuters): Kosovo’s parliament voted on Friday to create a 5,000-strong standing army, a week after Serbia’s premier suggested the move could provoke military intervention by Belgrade. The move, coming 20 years after Kosovo Albanians’ uprising against Serbian rule and a decade after independence, was lauded as “historic” by the United States but NATO criticized […]

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Indian court backs Modi over multi-billion dollar French jet deal

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2018

NEW DELHI (AFP): India’s top court dismissed Friday calls for an investigation into a French military jet deal that was threatening to damage Prime Minister Narendra Modi ahead of elections next year. Critics had accused Modi of using the 2016 multi-billion dollar accord between India and French aircraft manufacturer Dassault for Rafale aircraft to favour […]

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U.S. plans to counter expanding China, Russia influence in Africa

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters): The United States plans to counter the rapidly expanding economic and political influence of China and Russia in Africa, where the two nations use corrupt business practices with little regard for the rule of law, according to prepared remarks on Thursday by U.S. national security adviser John Bolton. The United States’ No 1. […]

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CM Buzdar reaches Bahawalpur to chair cabinet’s meeting tomorrow

By The Frontier Post | December 28, 2018

F.P. Report BAHAWALPUR: Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar has reached Bahawalpur on a three days visit, where he will hold Punjab cabinet’s meeting tomorrow. As per details of his Bahawalpur’s visit, CM Buzdar will preside a meeting of the cabinet tomorrow, while also scheduled to hold important meetings. Earlier he was presented guard of […]

Khalid Maqbool demands foolproof security for MQM-P leaders

By The Frontier Post | December 28, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister and Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) Convener Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui has asked Prime Minister Imran Khan, to provide security to the party leaders. Khalid Maqbool, in a letter penned to Prime Minister Imran Khan, in the wake of recent attack over Milad’s gathering and assassination of former lawmaker Ali Raza Abidi […]

PM Imran Khan to visit Qatar, Turkey in January 2019

By The Frontier Post | December 28, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will visit to two more Islamic countries in the first month of 2019. According to reports, PM Imran Khan will be touring Qatar and Turkey in January. Khan will meet Qatar Emir and discuss sending manpower to the country among other matters. Khan will also meet Turkish president […]

Youth problems to be resolved on priority basis: Minister

By The Frontier Post | December 28, 2018

F.P. Report Islamabad: Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad has said that problems of the youth will be resolved in and outside parliament. Addressing a conference on “The Role of Parliament in Protection of Human Rights and Justice,” organized by the Network for Human Rights and Justice (NHRJ) here on Thursday, the minister said that […]

Zartaj for long-term policies to counter natural disasters

By The Frontier Post | December 28, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Climate Change Zartaj Gul Thursday urged to make long-term policies to counter natural disasters, asking students to play their due role for saving planet earth. Speaking at the National Conference on Climate Change, organized by department of Earth and Environmental Sciences Bahria University Islamabad, she said all academic […]

‘Opposition should accept Pakistan has changed’

By The Frontier Post | December 28, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Information Minister Khyber Pakthunkhwa, Shaukat Ali Yousafzai here Thursday said that Pakistan has changed and the opposition should accept this reality and the country has been put on road to progress and development under leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan. Commenting on a statement of the former President and PPP Co Chairman […]

Afghanistan

Japan donates over $ 9m to help children, mother’s health

By The Frontier Post | December 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Government of Japan has donated $ 9.1 million in support of UNICEF’s drive to provide life-saving interventions with the collaboration of JICA, addressing urgent needs and rights of Afghanistan’s children and women, according to a statement on Monday. This grant would enable UNICEF and its partners to vaccinate more than 1.4 […]

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29 Taliban eliminated in airstrike

By The Frontier Post | December 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk LASHKARGAH: At least 29 Taliban insurgents have been killed in foreign forces airstrike in the Sangin district of Halmand province, officials said on Monday. Maj. Wali Shah, deputy spokesman for 215th Maiwand Military Corps, told Pajhwok Afghan News the foreign forces targeted a training center of militants in Muzak area of the district […]

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Taliban plant bombs on all routes

By The Frontier Post | December 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk FIROZKOH: A number of residents of Pasaband district of western Ghor province claim the Taliban have planted bombs on all routes leading to the district, imposing an economic blockade on its inhabitants. The residents say the Afghan forces have so far taken to action to clear landmines from the routes. A number of […]

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Alliance of protesting candidates demand separation of non-biometric votes

By The Frontier Post | December 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Grand Alliance of Protesting Candidates have demanded the fresh recount of all votes, invalidation of non-biometric votes and warned to create a parallel Wolesi Jirga if fraudulent votes not separated from transparent votes. Tens of protesting candidates have gathered here under the umbrella of a national alliance and made their demands […]

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New Mazar-i-Sharif mayor vows to fight corruption

By The Frontier Post | December 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk MAZAR-I-SAHRIF: The new mayor for Mazar-i-Sharif, the capital of northern Balkh province, on Monday took charge with the pledge to do away with corruption and illegal activities in his department. Abdul Haq Khurrami, the new Mazar-i-Sharif mayor, formally took charge during a ceremony and praised the efforts of former acting mayor. However, the […]

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Hundreds killed in Nov attacks in Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | December 3, 2018

KABUL (AA): More than 300 Afghan civilians, security forces and thousands of armed rebels were killed in November in signs of escalating violence in the war-torn country. Figures compiled by Anadolu Agency indicate there has been an evident surge in killings amid a renewed push by the US for peace talks with Taliban in the […]

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Business

Hyundai to introduce ‘Pickup Truck’

By The Frontier Post | December 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk SEOUL: Ever since it introduced the Santa Cruz concept nearly four years ago at NAIAS in Detroit, Hyundai has been rather coy on the prospects of launching a pickup truck. The good news is Autocar recently sat down and had a chat with the company’s man in charge of design, Luc Donckerwolke, who […]

Nissan’s external board to meet today

By The Frontier Post | December 4, 2018

TOKYO (Reuters): Nissan’s three independent board members are set to meet on Tuesday to discuss a replacement for arrested former Chairman Carlos Ghosn, a source familiar with the matter said. The company previously said that the three members would nominate a candidate to replace Ghosn, who was arrested last month for alleged financial misconduct. The […]

Dutch Shell ties executive pay to carbon reduction

By The Frontier Post | December 4, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): Energy giant Royal Dutch Shell is to set carbon emission targets and link them to its executive pay. The Anglo-Dutch company has made the move after pressure from investors, led by asset manager Robeco and the Church of England Pensions Board. The groups said they believed “climate change to be one of […]

Eurozone manufacturing growth continues slowdown

By The Frontier Post | December 4, 2018

ANKARA (AA): The eurozone manufacturing sector’s Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) continued its tumble to 51.8 in November, a London-based global data company said on Monday. Posting the lowest reading since August 2016, the figure was down from 52.0 in October, IHS Markit reported. The index signaled the continued growth slowdown of the single currency area’s […]

Turkey’s inflation falls in November

By The Frontier Post | December 4, 2018

ANKARA (AA): Turkey saw a 21.62-percent annual hike in consumer prices in November, the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) reported Monday. The annual inflation fell by 3.62 percentage points from 25.24 percent in October. The highest price increase on a yearly basis was seen in furnishing and household equipment with 32.73 percent in November. “Miscellaneous goods […]

Export industry to be run at all costs: Petroleum Minister

By The Frontier Post | December 4, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Federal Petroleum Minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan on Monday said the government is committed to run the export-oriented industry at all costs by ensuring uninterrupted gas supply to it. Briefing the media persons at the SNGPL Head Office here, he said that the zero-industrial units would be given a total of Rs 25 […]

Sports

Bottas pips Verstappen by 0.044s to top second practice

By The Frontier Post | November 24, 2018

ABU DHABI (Agencies):  Valtteri Bottas topped the second practice session for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix as Mercedes and Red Bull battled each other for the fastest time under Yas Marina’s floodlights. Bottas was just 0.044s quicker than Max Verstappen in second place in the only practice session that features track conditions comparable with Saturday […]

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Australia thrashes Windies to reach World T20 final

By The Frontier Post | November 24, 2018

NORTH SOUND (Agencies): Australia dethroned the West Indies and booked a place in Saturday s Women s World Twenty20 final with a crushing 71-run victory in the first semi-final on Thursday at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua on Thursday. Stunned by the Caribbean side in the 2016 final in Kolkata, the three-time champions […]

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Melbourne rain washes out India-Australia T20

By The Frontier Post | November 24, 2018

MELBOURNE (Agencies): The second Twenty20 International between India and Australia was called off on Friday following persistent rain in Melbourne. Put into bat, Australia overcame a poor start to reach 132 for seven in 19 overs when rain forced the players off the field at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Ben McDermott made 32 not out […]

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Mani admits PCB’s stance was weak

By The Frontier Post | November 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ehsan Mani has admitted that the board lacked conclusive documents in compensation case against the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). The PCB lost its legal battle against the BCCI in front of the Dispute Resolution Committee (DRC) formed by the International Cricket Council […]

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DJ Bravo announces to visit Pakistan for PSL

By The Frontier Post | November 23, 2018

Kingstown (Agencies): West Indian star DJ Bravo has announced that he will travel to Pakistan to play Pakistan Super League matches after being picked by Quetta Gladiators for the country’s biggest cricket event. In a video message received by Geo.tv, Bravo said that he’s looking forward to his first visit to Pakistan since 2006. “Pakistan! […]

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Root’s England target rare series sweep in Sri Lanka

By The Frontier Post | November 23, 2018

COLOMBO (Agencies): England will be hoping to complete the rare feat of securing a 3-0 series sweep in Sri Lanka when Joe Root’s confident touring side take on the depleted hosts in the third and final test on Friday. Ricky Ponting’s all-conquering Australian side were the first to win 3-0 in Sri Lanka 14 years […]

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Fashion & Movies

Priyanka Chopra reveals first poster of ‘Pataakha’

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: After Rangoon, Vishal Bhardwaj is back to the big screen with his next directorial venture titled Pataakha. The film is based on Charan Singh Pathik’s short story titled Do Behnein. The film will tell us the story of two feuding sisters who realize the true nature of their relationship when they are […]

Sonali Bendre is the real ‘Hero’: Anupam Kher

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Veteran actor Anupam Kher got the chance to spend some quality time with Sonali Bendre, who is currently undergoing metastatic cancer treatment in New York. The actor described Sonali as his hero after they met up on Saturday. He tweeted, “I have done few films with Sonali Bendre. We’ve met socially many […]

Sharmila Tagore praises Alia Bhatt’s performance in “Raazi”

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Veteran actress Sharmila Tagore has penned a column for a leading publication on why Alia Bhatt is the game-changer in the 21st century in Bollywood and how she has redefined the image of a heroine in the industry. In the column, Sharmila goes on to explain how Alia has managed to shift […]

Filmmaker reveals new posters of ‘Namastey England’

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: The hit Jodi of Ishaqzaade, Arjun Kapoor and Parineeti Chopra are back with a bang! The couple will soon reunite on screen with Vipul Shah’s Namastey England. The lead actors released new posters from the film today and it looks like their chemistry has picked up right from where it left off. […]

Gulshan Kumar biopic ‘Mogul’ to go on the floors next year

By The Frontier Post | August 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Mogul, the much talked about biopic of Gulshan Kumar, recently got back in the headlines when news broke that Aamir Khan was coming on board as its co-producer. It was also announced that the film will be releasing on Christmas 2019. However, no details regarding the cast and the film’s shooting schedule […]

Vidya Balan to play Indira Gandhi in a web series

By The Frontier Post | August 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Vidya Balan is all set to win audiences playing the role of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in a web series. Vidya will portray the role of the eminent politician in a web series based on Sagarika Ghose’s book, Indira: India’s Most Powerful Prime Minister. Though earlier it was said that the […]

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FATA, FCR and jirga system

By The Frontier Post | December 20, 2017

Noor Hamid Khan Mahsud Jirga is centuries old institute in Pashtun culture. It has been the most important mechanism for resolving disputes in Pashtun society. Those who serve on Jirgas enjoy considerable respect and happen to be men of integrity and character. While acting on Jirga, impartiality and neutrality is thought to be the primary […]

Where is rationality and strategy in US policy?

By The Frontier Post | December 19, 2017

Yasin Aktay Of course it is no coincidence that the US is the world’s super power. The massive size of its territory or its financial sources have not been the only determinants in it reaching this power. Despite having larger lands, and as a matter of fact, more natural financial resources, Russia, China and India […]

To innovate, we need room for bad ideas

By The Frontier Post | December 18, 2017

Sam Altman Earlier this year, I noticed something in China that really surprised me.  I realized I felt more comfortable discussing controversial ideas in Beijing than in San Francisco.  I didn’t feel completely comfortable – this was China, after all – just more comfortable than at home. That showed me just how bad things have […]

Why secularism secures Islam’s independence in Europe

By The Frontier Post | December 17, 2017

Farid Hafez There is no proof of the link between the numerous terrorist attacks in Belgium over the last few years and a very conservative interpretation of Islam, which is especially propagated by the literalist Salafi school, also known as Wahhabism, mainly originating from Saudi Arabia. Although there is no proof of this, Belgium’s government […]

And they say time is a healer… I wish!

By The Frontier Post | December 16, 2017

Zafar Khan Safdar They say there is a reason, They say that time will heal, But neither time nor reason, Will change the way I feel, No-one knows the heartache, That lies behind my smile, No-one knows how many times, I have broken down and cried, I want to tell you something, So there won’t […]

Modern media and its impacts on society

By The Frontier Post | December 15, 2017

Rahim Haqqani There is a deep and close relationship between educational curriculum and media (Electronic). Although inter-related and an inter-linked, unfortunately in country like Pakistan every two different departments are engaged in different character buildings. All are travelling in opposite tracks. In developed countries, the students of schools, colleges and universities are well helped and […]

Editorial

Power policy framework

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

Prime Minister Shaid Khaqan Abbasi chaired a meeting of the Cabinet Committee for energy in which appropriate amendments were decided in the power policy frame work. Renewable energy policy 2006 also came under discussion in the meeting and progress on the ongoing projects was reviewed and future projects were deliberated upon. It is not yet […]

Delay in FATA reforms

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2017

The PML- N government has made mockery of the much needed FATA reforms and has indulged in dally dallying to implement the approved reforms package for the tribal areas. A few days ago SAFRON Minister Abdul Qadir Baloch announced that a bill for repealing the Frontier Crime Regulations and extension of jurisdiction of superior judiciary […]

Lopsided energy policy

By The Frontier Post | December 12, 2017

The successive government from 1973 starting from Bhutto era till date has deliberately ignored to chalk out a compressive and affordable energy policy. Construction of big and small dams along with hydro power stations was not built merely for such political reasons that ran counter to the national interest. The country was pushed to grave […]

Political Pyrexia

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2017

Patience calm and forbearance used to be the dominant attributes of the temperament of the Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. When he was federal minister in Nawaz Sharif cabinet, he always remained calm and cools to the opposition sharp critique against the government and preferred to avoid firebrand response like Khwaja Saad Rafiq, Talal Chaudhri […]

Currency depreciation

By The Frontier Post | December 10, 2017

The first round of talks between the visiting team of International Monetary Fund (IMF) and high official of the government concluded in which the advice of this international donor agency for depreciation of currency was conceded. Pakistani Rupee was constantly losing value in exchange with US dollar and other hard trading currencies. The State Bank […]

Hinting foreign policy shift

By The Frontier Post | December 9, 2017

Addressing a seminar hosted by Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI), Foreign Minister Khwaja Asif hinted at shift from the United States towards China and Russia. He said Pakistan policy for long had remained US centric; however, the time has come to review our foreign policy and shift its focus towards Russia and China. He emphasized […]

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