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Four terrorists killed in Balochistan search operations: ISPR

By The Frontier Post | December 22, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) has said that as many as four terrorists were killed in search operations conducted by security forces in Sibbi and Turbat areas of Balochistan on Friday. ISPR informed that FC Balochistan conducted a search operation in Sibbi area of Balochistan after the receiving some information regarding the […]

NAB requests records of Nawaz’s addresses, children’s TV interviews

By The Frontier Post | December 22, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has requested Director-General (DG) of Directorate Electronic Media and Publications (DEMP) to provide copies of former premier Nawaz Sharif’s speeches and interviews of his sons and daughter which were telecast on private news channels. NAB has officially written a letter in this regard on Thursday to DEMP […]

Pakistan must stop providing safe havens to terrorist groups: Pence

By The Frontier Post | December 22, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: US Vice President, Mike Pence has blamed that Pakistan still providing safe heavens to the terrorist groups and these groups are regularly attacking the American forces and its allies. He warned the Pakistan to stop providing safe heavens to the terrorists as it will not be tolerated anymore and adding that US […]

Kamal appears before NAB in illegal plots sale case

By The Frontier Post | December 22, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) Chief Mustafa Kamal on Thursday (today) appeared before National Accountability Bureau (NA-B)’s Karachi chapter in a case of illegal sale of plots during his tenure as mayor of the city. The NAB had summoned Kamal to record his statement before its investigators in a petition filed against Kamal. […]

Foreign office says CPEC to be functional by 2030

By The Frontier Post | December 22, 2017

Tariq Ullah Wardak ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office Spokesperson, Dr Muhammad Faisal said Thursday that the first phase of CPEC would be completed by 2020 while the entire project would be functional by 2030. During his weekly press briefing in Foreign Office, Dr Faisal said that Pakistan and China regularly monitor the progress of these projects, adding […]

NCA shows concerns destabilizing actions in Pakistan’s neighborhood

By The Frontier Post | December 21, 2017

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: The National Command Authority (NCA) on Thursday noted with concern certain destabilizing actions in Pakistan’s neighborhood, which undermine the objective of maintaining strategic stability in South Asia. “These include the massive arms build-up in the conventional domain, nuclearization of the Indian Ocean Region and plans for the development / deployment of BMD,” […]

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Pilgrims return to Mecca as Hajj winds down

By The Frontier Post | September 3, 2017

MECCA (Reuters): More than two million pilgrims participating in Hajj this week began returning to Mecca on Sunday for final prayers as the world’s largest annual gathering of Muslims winds down. Senior Saudi officials said the rituals, which have in the past seen deadly stampedes, fires and riots to which authorities sometimes struggled to respond, […]

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UK PM May says EU repeal bill best way to avoid Brexit ‘cliff edge’

By The Frontier Post | September 3, 2017

LONDON (Reuters): Prime Minister Theresa May warned lawmakers that Britain could be faced with a Brexit “cliff edge” if they failed to back her EU repeal bill, as reports suggested momentum was growing within her party to unseat her. With British lawmakers readying for their first full parliamentary debate on the legislation that will sever […]

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India appoints Nirmala Sitharaman as new defence minister in cabinet reshuffle

By The Frontier Post | September 3, 2017

NEW DELHI (Reuters): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday appointed Nirmala Sitharaman as defence minister in a cabinet reshuffle, in a bid to speed up development work as he comes under pressure to deliver on election promises in the final 20 months of his term. A senior official in the president’s office said: “Nirmala Sitharaman […]

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Iran upholds 10-year jail terms for 3 US nationals, resident

By The Frontier Post | September 3, 2017

TEHRAN (AFP): The Iranian judiciary on Sunday upheld 10-year jail terms for an American, two US-Iranian dual nationals and a Lebanese permanent resident of the United States for “collaborating” with Washington. In a ruling that comes at a time of rising tensions following President Donald Trump s arrival in the White House in January, the Tehran […]

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India ‘the most corrupt country in Asia’: Forbes

By The Frontier Post | September 1, 2017

ISLAMABAD (Online): A recent survey conducted by the Transparency International declared India as “the most corrupt country in Asia”. The survey was published in March 2017, but the official handle of Forbes tweeted the article on Friday. The list released by Forbes about five top most corrupt countries in Asia said that India beats Vietnam, […]

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Nearly 400 die as Myanmar army steps up crackdown on Rohingya Muslim minority

By The Frontier Post | September 1, 2017

MYANMAR (Reuters): Nearly 400 people have died in fighting that has rocked Myanmar’s northwest for a week, new official data show, making it probably the deadliest bout of violence to engulf the country’s Rohingya Muslim minority in decades. Around 38,000 Rohingya have crossed into Bangladesh from Myanmar, United Nations sources said, a week after Rohingya […]

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Govt did achieve success in addressing power shortages: PM

By The Frontier Post | May 30, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Tuesday said with a record addition of 11,461 MW of electricity in the system, the PML-N government had been successful in addressing the challenge of power shortages through effective measures taken over the last five years. Addressing a press conference here at the PM House regarding the […]

First ever national food security policy launched

By The Frontier Post | May 30, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Minister for National Food Security and Research, Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan Tuesday launched the first ever National Food Security Policy framework to provide a mechanism to address all four components of food security including food availability, accessibility, utilization and stability. The policy envisages to achieve its objectives through alleviation of poverty, promotion […]

NA passes 189 bills during last five year

By The Frontier Post | May 30, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly has passed a total 189 bill during the last five years tenure besides passing 136 Act of Parliament. According to data, the government introduced 124 bills while 204 private members bills were laid during the said period. As many as 11 bills were passed during first parliamentary year 2013-14, […]

MMA constitutes board for awarding tickets

By The Frontier Post | May 30, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Mutahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA), an association of religious parties, Tuesday announced constitution of parliamentary board for awarding tickets to candidates aspiring to contest 2018 general election from MMA platform. According to a press statement issued here, MMA will finalize names of its candidates till June 5, next. The parliamentary board of MMA will […]

Heatstroke alert issued as sever hot summer predicted

By The Frontier Post | May 30, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) Tuesday issued heatstroke alert as weather has become sweltering and sever hot weather is predicted for next ten days in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. According to heatstroke alert, people are advised to be careful and avoid unnecessary movement outside as mainly hot and dry weather is expected in […]

Police arrests 10 suspects including PO in a crackdown

By The Frontier Post | May 30, 2018

Ghulam Mursalin Marwat LAKKI MARWAT: In crackdown on illegal arms and ammunition carriers/possessors, police have arrested 10 people including a proclaimed offender from different parts of the district on Tuesday. An official said that the special campaign was launched on the directives of DPO Arif Shebaz Khan to maintain peace and stop aerial firing in […]

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