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Opposition stages walk-out from budget session in protest

By The Frontier Post | April 27, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Khurshid Shah while addressing the Budget Session chastized the ruling PML-N for trampling upon Nawaz Sharif’s slogan demanding respect for the vote by disrespecting it themselves. He was criticizing the appointment of Miftah Ismail who is not an elected representative as the Federal […]

PPP to block PML-N victory in 2018 general election: Zardari

By The Frontier Post | April 27, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Former president Asif Ali Zardari has said that Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) will not allowed Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) to rule again and adding that they will block them as he had defeated the party in the recent Senate elections. While talking to delegation led by former information minister Qamar Zaman Kaira in […]

Khursheed Shah terms Article 62, 63 as black laws of Constitution

By The Frontier Post | April 27, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Leader of Opposition in the National Assembly, Syed Khursheed Shah has said that no politician is happy with the disqualification of Khawaja Asif and adding that Articles 62 and 63 are the black laws which were included by dictator in the constitution. This he said while talking to media persons on Friday […]

Miftah Ismail takes oath as federal finance minister

By The Frontier Post | April 27, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Advisor to Prime Minister on Finance, Dr Miftah Ismail has taken oath as the federal minister for finance, revenue and economic affairs on Friday hours before the budget presentation in the national assembly. President Mamnoon Hussain administered the oath to Ismail on Friday at the President house. Senior government and party officials were […]

Imran Khan will not show up for NA budget session

By The Frontier Post | April 27, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Chief of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), chief Imran Khan is expected to not attend the budget session on Friday in the parliament. Imran Khan is visiting Peshawar where he will be briefed over the uplift schemes of the province and he will also address to the youth assembly. Moreover, PTI has finalized the […]

Grenade attack: Two killed, 30 injured in North Waziristan

By The Frontier Post | April 27, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: As many least two persons were killed and 30 others were injured in a hand grenade attack on Thursday night in North Waziristan Agency. The officials of political administration told media that the unknown criminals attacked with the hand grenades at the wedding ceremony in a result two persons were killed and […]

Global

Thousands march in Barcelona to protest jailing of separatist leaders

By The Frontier Post | April 16, 2018

BARCELONA (AFP): Thousands of people began marching in Barcelona on Sunday to protest the jailing of nine Catalan separatist leaders facing trial on “rebellion” charges. Many chanted “Freedom for the po-litical prisoners” as they massed on the Parallel Avenue, one of the city’s main streets, wearing yellow scarves, swea-ters or jackets — the colour chosen […]

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Russia vows to improve ties with West

By The Frontier Post | April 16, 2018

MOSCOW (Reuters): Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Sunday Moscow would make every effort to improve political relations with the West, TASS news agency reported. Ryabkov was speaking after Western powers launched missile strikes against Syria, a close ally of Russia, over a suspected poison gas attack. The strikes were condemned by Russia. […]

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German president warns against demonising Russia

By The Frontier Post | April 16, 2018

BERLIN (Reuters): German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has warned against demonising Russia and said Germany had a particular role to play in maintaining dialogue with Moscow, given its history. In an interview published on Sunday, Steinmeier, a Social Democrat, voiced concerns that Saturday’s air strikes by Western powers had raised the serious risk of a direct […]

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Malaysia’s Mahathir to contest upcoming polls, as expected

By The Frontier Post | April 16, 2018

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters): Malaysia’s opposition on Sunday named former premier Mahathir Mohamad as their candidate for the island seat of Langkawi, as expected, shifting their election campaign into higher gear ahead of national polls on May 9. Mahathir, 92, leads the opposition as their choice of prime minister to depose his former protege, Prime Minister […]

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Hezbollah dismisses US-led strikes as failure

By The Frontier Post | April 16, 2018

BEIRUT (Reuters): The leader of Lebanon’s Hezbollah said on Sunday that Western strikes on Syria had failed to terrorize the army, help insurgents or even serve Israel’s interests. Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said the U.S. military had kept its strikes limited because it knew a wider attack would spark retaliation from Damascus and its allies. “The […]

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Putin, Rouhani discuss US-led airstrikes on Syria

By The Frontier Post | April 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Iranian counterpart Hasan Rouhani on Sunday spoke over the phone and discussed the U.S.-led airstrikes on Syria, the Kremlin said. According to a statement issued by the Kremlin, the two leaders agreed that the airstrikes have “seriously damaged” the prospects of political settlement in Syria. “Putin […]

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Pakistan

Jirga praised Pakistan Army for restoring peace

By The Frontier Post | May 19, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: A jirga of Mehsud tribe’s members, including maliks, elders and youth, held in Anakhel area of South Waziristan Agency. The jirga members praised Pakistan Army for their efforts of restoration of peace and development work being undertaken in the Agency.Inspector General KP (S), Major General Abid Latif khan attended the jirga.While interacting […]

NAB RBM authorizes inquiry against PEDO, Excise Depts

By The Frontier Post | May 19, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The Regional Board Meeting (RBM) of National Accountability Bureau Khyber Pakhtunkhwa was chaired by Mr. Farmanullah Khan, Director General NAB (KP) at Peshawar. The meeting was attended by Directors, Deputy Prosecutor General (DPGA), Case Officers, and other concerned officers. Several important decisions were taken in the Regional Board Meeting. The Board authorized […]

Manshera gang rape case: PHC bench maintains district and session judge jail sentence

By The Frontier Post | May 19, 2018

F.P. Report ABBOTTABAD: The two members Peshawar High Court (PHC) Abbottabad bench Friday maintained the Civil court Mansehra verdict in the gang rape case and announced 14 years detention to the prime suspect Qari Naseer. The PHC Abbottabad bench comprising Justice Lal Jan and Justice Arshad while giving the verdict on the appeal from the […]

ROs directed to ensure free, fair and transparent elections

By The Frontier Post | May 19, 2018

F.P. Report TIMERGARA: The Lower Dir district and session judge Gauhar Rehman on Friday administered oath to the returning officers (ROs) of two national assembly and five provincial assembly seats in the district. A function to this effect was held at the session court’s committee room. The district election commissioner Noor Said Khan Khattak, election […]

One shot dead in Charsadda

By The Frontier Post | May 19, 2018

Rifaqat Ullah Razarwal CHARSADDA: One person was shot dead over women dispute, when three identified gunmen opened fire at Tangi road here on Friday. According to police FIR, three accused men Zeeshan, Kamran and Imran son of Gul Nazir resident of Turangzai opened fire on deceased who identified as Fazal Malik son of Habib u […]

Chemist’s association protest continues

By The Frontier Post | May 19, 2018

Wisal Yousafzai PESHAWAR: Chemists and druggist association across the province shut their stores on third day against Drug Rules 2017 and demanded the provincial government to withdraw the rules otherwise their protest will be continue until their demands were not fulfilled. The protest make hurdles for the patients as most of the medical store were […]

Afghanistan

New balkh governor vows to fight corruption

By The Frontier Post | March 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Mohammad Ishaq Rahgozar, the newly-appointed governor of Balkh, pledged to fight the endemic corruption and leave no stone unturned to ensure security of the northern province as he ushered in the new school year on Saturday. “Ensuring security (of Balkh) is our top priority and is highly important to us,” Rahgozar said. […]

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Saleh compares safe zones deal for Taliban to second Durand Line treaty

By The Frontier Post | March 25, 2018

  Monitoring Desk KABUL: The former Afghan intelligence chief and leader of the Afghanistan Green Trend movement Amrullah Saleh reacted to Gulbuddin Hekmatyar’s demands for the establishment of the safe zones for the Taliban as he warned that the deal would create another major national issue for the country similar to Durand Line agreement. In […]

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Roya receives International Women of Courage Award

By The Frontier Post | March 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Afghan filmmaker Roya Sadat was awarded the Women of Courage Award for 2018 during a ceremony organized in the US Department of State. State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said “This year we have recognized 10 extraordinary women who have demonstrated not only courage and leadership, but a deep resolve to fight day […]

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Iran interested to invest in Herat mining project

By The Frontier Post | March 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Iran is willing to invest in Sangan iron ore mine in Herat province and process the mineral resource inside that country. However, the Afghan government has called for processing the mineral resource inside Afghanistan, the acting minister of mines Nargis Nehan said. Sangan iron ore is located in bordering areas between Afghanistan […]

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Lashkargah stadium bombing ‘a morally reprehensible’ act: UN

By The Frontier Post | March 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan strongly condemned the deadly bombing near a stadium in Lashkargah city, calling a morally reprehensible act. The UN mission in Afghanistan said in a statement that it strongly condemns yesterday’s attack that killed at least 15 civilians and injured more than 40. The statement further […]

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Car bomb attack in Afghan city kills at least 13

By The Frontier Post | March 24, 2018

KABUL (AFP): A car packed with explosives blew up outside a sports stadium in Afghanistan’s restive south on Friday, killing at least 13 people and wounding dozens more, officials said, capping a bloody week in the war-torn country. The suicide attack happened in Lashkar Gah, the capital of opium poppy-rich Helmand province, as spectators were […]

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Business

India’s electronics ministry moots duties on key smartphone component

By The Frontier Post | April 1, 2018

NEW DELHI (Reuters): India is exploring new duties on the import of a key smartphone component, according to two government sources, the latest in a series of moves aimed at boosting domestic manufacturing in the world’s second-biggest smartphone market. India’s Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has mooted a proposal to levy a 10 percent […]

Snapchat cuts 7% of its workforce

By The Frontier Post | April 1, 2018

NEW YORK (Reuters): Snap Inc (SNAP.N) on Friday said it cut 7 percent of its global workforce in March, as disclosed by it in a regulatory filing here. The social media company said it would incur about $10 million of cash expenditure due to severance costs to be reflected in the current quarter ending March […]

CPEC to spur insurance industry growth: Mamnoon Hussain

By The Frontier Post | April 1, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: President Mamnoon Hussain Saturday said the insurance industry in the country would get significance in the near future after development of industries and generation of business activities as result of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). The president opined that fruits of CEPC could be reaped through effective team work. He was addressing […]

FPCCI urges govt to reduce penalty

By The Frontier Post | April 1, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI) in one of its Pre-Budget proposals being prepared under the guidance of its Senior Vice President, Syed Mazhar Ali Nasir has urged the government to reduce the penalty for failure to furnish statements U/S 115; 165; 165A or 165B of the Income Tax […]

ICCI for construction of water reservoirs to achieve sustainable economic growth

By The Frontier Post | April 1, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: President Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ICCI) Sheikh Amir Waheed has called upon the government to focus on urgent construction of water reservoirs in the country to ensure achieving sustainable economic growth. In a statement issued here on Saturday, Sheikh Amir Waheed said that being an agriculture economy, Pakistan was heavily […]

Islamic Development Bank gears up for Tunisia summit

By The Frontier Post | April 1, 2018

ANKARA (AA): Business leaders from Muslim nations will gather in the Tunisian capital on Sunday to review last year’s performance by the Islamic Development Bank (IDB), and discuss and approve its development agenda for the year ahead. Representatives of 57 member states, senior government officials and ministers of finance, economy, planning and international development will […]

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Sports

Venus beat Bertens in Miami

By The Frontier Post | March 27, 2018

Monitoring Desk Miami: Three-time champion Venus Williams saved three match points en route to a 5-7, 6-3, 7-5 third-round victory over Kiki Bertens at the Miami Open on Sunday. Williams, ranked eighth in the world, will battle for a quarter-final berth against defending champion Johanna Konta, a 6-2, 6-1 winner over Belgian Elise Mertens. The […]

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Edinson Cavani fires Uruguay to China Cup with win over Wales

By The Frontier Post | March 27, 2018

Monitoring Desk NANNING: Uruguay beat Wales 1-0 to win the China Cup final in Nanning thanks to a Edinson Cavani goal on his 100th international appearance. The Paris Saint-Germain striker pounced in the 50th-minute to score from close range following a Cristian Rodríguez cross. Luis Suárez twice went close to opening the scoring for Uruguay, […]

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Steve Smith steps down as captain of Rajasthan Royals

By The Frontier Post | March 27, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Australia’s Steve Smith has stepped down as captain of Indian Premier League side the Rajasthan Royals following the ball tampering scandal in South Africa, the franchise said on Monday. Smith was stripped of the Australian captaincy on Sunday and suspended for one test match by the International Cricket Council (ICC) after admitting […]

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With PTCL on the back, Islamabad United is again a PSL champion

By The Frontier Post | March 27, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan Telecommunications Company Limited (PTCL) congratulates Islamabad United team on its magnificent win on the final of PSL3 played at National Stadium Karachi. PTCL is the official partner of Islamabad United in PSL3, with its logo seen prominently on the back of the shirts worn by Islamabad United players. It was heartening […]

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New Zealand defeat England by an innings and 49 runs in Auckland test

By The Frontier Post | March 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk AUCKLAND: New Zealand defeated England by an innings and 49 runs in the 1st test of the series which was played at Auckland. It was the 10th time in the history of 102 test played between New Zealand and England that the Kiwis beat the opponent. England scored 58 runs in the first […]

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Stadiums to be improved

By The Frontier Post | March 26, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chairman of Pakistan Cricket Board and Pakistan Super League (PSL), Najam Sethi has said that the big stadiums’ conditions would be improved in order to revive international cricket in the country. Talking to PTV, he said the budget was being prepared for improving Peshawar and Rawalpindi stadiums’ condition. Efforts were being made […]

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