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LHC reserves verdict on petition against PAT’s protest in Lahore

By The Frontier Post | January 17, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) reserved its verdict on a appeal filed against the Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) led opposition alliance’s protest rally being held on the Mall Road today (Wednesday). Chief of PAT, Dr. Tahirul Qadri-led Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) announced to launch the protest and all the major political parties […]

Man resembling of Kasur rape case suspect held in Lahore

By The Frontier Post | January 17, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Police have reportedly arrested the main accused in the seven years old Zainab murdered case, from Lahore and declaring it a major development. The private news channel reported that the suspected who lookalikes to a person can be seen in a CCTV footage from Bhatta Chowk which is an area of Lahore. […]

PTI leaders get bail in 2014 dharna violence cases

By The Frontier Post | January 17, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leaders including Shireen Mazari, Arif Alvi and Asad Umar bail application was approved by anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Wednesday in four cases of terrorism. The ATC was hearing four cases against PTI leaders SHireen Mazari, Asad Umar, Arif Alvi as well PTI Chairman Imran Khan and PAT Chief Dr […]

National narrative declares Jihad as state’s prerogative only, terms suicide attacks ‘Haram’

By The Frontier Post | January 17, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Tuesday launched its national counter-terrorism declaring Jihad (Islamic holy war) as the prerogative of state only and calling suicide attacks ‘haram’ (forbidden) in the light of Holy Quran and Sunnah. The narrative ‘Paigham-e-Pakistan’ that comprises a 22-point Fatwa (religious decree), inked by over 1800 religious scholars of all schools of […]

More witnesses to appear before AC against Nawaz

By The Frontier Post | January 17, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: An accountability court of Islamabad Tuesday summoned three more prosecution witnesses in three references against the Sharif family members and adjourned the hearing till January 23. Accountability judge Muhammad Bashir resumed hearing of the references filed by the National Accountability Bureau against former prime minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and his family members, […]

Combine Opposition launches protest against Punjab govt over Model Town massacre

By The Frontier Post | January 17, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Tahirul Qadri has warned Punjab government against decisive protest aimed at getting justice for victims of Model Town incident. He was talking to media in Lahore on Tuesday. Qadri claimed that PTI Chief Imran Khan and Pakistan Peoples Party co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari will sit on same […]

Global

Russia warns against ‘unilateral’ US plan in Syria

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Russia’s foreign minister on Monday slammed the U.S. plan to form an army led by the terrorist PKK/PYD, warning that it could jeopardize Syria’s territorial integrity. Speaking at his annual news conference in Moscow, Sergey Lavrov pointed to possible problems that the U.S. plan could cause for Turkey’s ties with Kurds. “The […]

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Assad regime blasts US ‘border force’ plan

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Syria’s Ba-shar al-Assad regime on Mo-nday criticized the U.S.-led military coalition for its plan to draw up a border security force consisting of SDF, lar-gely controlled and manned by the PKK/PYD terrorist organization in Syria, according to Syrian state media. Syria’s official SANA news agency quoted an unnamed Foreign Ministry official as […]

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Erdogan receives Qatari emir in Ankara

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday received Qatari Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani in the capital Ankara, according to the presidency’s official website. The two leaders held two-and-a-half-hours of talks at the presidential complex. Bilateral relations were discussed comprehensively, and views were exchanged, said a Turkish diplomatic source, who asked […]

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India-Israel hope to deepen ties further

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday promised to take bilateral ties to greater heights. Benjamin Netanyahu, who arrived in India on Sunday on a six-day visit, called India’s relationship with Israel a “marriage made in heaven” and said that even though his country was […]

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Syria operation may start at any moment: Erdogan

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Turkey is ready “at any moment” to start an operation in a besieged border area of Syria, according to the president on Monday. “Turkish Armed Forces will resolve the Afrin and Manbij issue as soon as possible. Our preparations are finalized, an operation may start at any moment,” Recep Tayyip Erdogan told […]

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Qatari warplanes ‘intercept’ 2nd civilian aircraft: UAE

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk DOHA (AA): The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Monday afternoon alleged that Qatari jet fighters — for the second time in one day — had “intercepted” an Emirati civilian aircraft as it approached Bahrain’s international airport. The claim came only hours after the UAE’s General Authority for Civilian Aviation (GACA) had announced that […]

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Pakistan

Police foil terror plot as BDS defuses two bomb in Quetta

By The Frontier Post | January 17, 2018

F.P. Report QUETT: Bomb Disposable Squad (BDS) defused two bombs which were planted by the roadside in Quetta and foiled a major terror plot in the area. Police told media that a remote control bomb was planted by some unidentified criminals by the roadside in a cycle in Shafi Colony near Saryab Road in Quetta. […]

Ahsan Iqbal asks international community to do its part to combat terrorism

By The Frontier Post | January 17, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Minister for Interior Ahsan Iqbal Tuesday said efforts to combat the menace of terrorism would not yield the desired results if the international community did not fulfill its obligations. “Pakistan is doing its part. We hope the international community will also do its part because our efforts will only succeed when the […]

PML-N govt fails on all fronts: Sirajul Haq

By The Frontier Post | January 17, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Ameer,  Jamaat e Islami, Pakistan, Senator Siraj-ul-Haq, has said that the PML(N) government was a complete failure on all fronts and ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif who had been wielding all the powers, was responsible for that. Talking to the media after the opening session of the JI central Shoora at Mansoroa, […]

WPC plans to start awareness drive on child abuse

By The Frontier Post | January 17, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Women Parliamentary Caucus (WPC) on Tuesday decided to create awareness in public about child abuse by starting seminars, teachers training and parental guidance on the matter. The decision was made in the WPC meeting which held here in wake of growing incidents of child abuse. While chairing the meeting, Secretary WPC Shaista […]

Construction work of roads to be started soon: NA told

By The Frontier Post | January 17, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Communications Muhammad Junaid Anwar Chaudhry on Tuesday informed the National Assembly that construction of roads in Balochistan province will be started soon after the approval of funds by the Prime Minister. He stated this while responding to a calling attention notice moved by Naeema Kishwer Khan regarding not […]

Policeman shot dead in Quetta

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2018

F.P. Report QUETTA: A police constable was killed on Tuesday after unknown gunmen opened fire on him at Raisani Road in Quetta. The attacker managed to escape after committing the crime abd it is appeared to be target killing. The deceased constable is identified as Naseer Ahmed and he was targeted when he was on […]

Afghanistan

Barmak admits involvement of police in certain illegal activities

By The Frontier Post | January 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Minister of Interior of Afghanistan Wais Ahmad Barmak admits that a number of the national police officers are involved in certain illegal activities. Barmak made the remarks during a press conference in Kabul on Tuesday and this is the first time a top Afghan official admits the involvement of the police […]

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Four civilian killed, 42 others injured in rocket attack in Faryab

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk FARYAB: As many as four civilians were killed after a rocket landed in a Bazar in Faryab province on Tuesday morning. The local officials confirmed that 42 others were injured in the rocket attack. District Governor, Abdullah Masoumi told that the rocket was fired by the Taliban and instead of hitting the district […]

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Five Taliban fighters killed in Baghlan Operation

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk BAGHLAN: The local officials of Baghlan claimed that five Taliban fighters were killed and seven others were injured in ongoing operations in Baghlan province. Provincial Police Chief, Ikramuddin Sare told local Afghan media outlet that the operation namely “Alburz 22” was launched on Monday in Baba Nazar and Khalazi area of Dand-e-Shahabuddin area […]

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MPs reject Ghani’s decree on public protests, strikes

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Wolesi Jirga or lower house of Parliament on Monday rejected a presidential legislative decree on protest gatherings and strikes calling it against the law. Fawzia Kofi, who heads the lower house panel on human and women’s rights, dubbed the presidential decree as against the Constitution during Monday’s session. She argued the […]

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Six ANA soldiers die in Faryab

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk SHEBERGHAN: Six Afghan National Army troops were killed in a Taliban attack in Qaisar district in Faryab province. According to a press release issued by Faryab media office, Taliban attacked an ANA checkpoint in Qaisar district. Six ANA troops were killed while two more were held alive by the Taliban, the press release […]

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$20m for Paktia dam approved

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk GARDEZ: Official in southeastern Paktia province say a power dam would be constructed at a cost of $20 million in Ahmadkhel district. Governor Shamim Khan Katawazai said during a visit to the district about $20 million had been allocated for Narai Khwlai power dam. Katawazaid added the dam would irrigate most of farmlands […]

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Business

Privatization of PIA inevitable: Minister

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Minister for Privatization Daniyal Aziz Monday said privatization of national carrier Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) is inevitable as the government has to bear losses of Rs. 325 billion to keep the airline in operational. Addressing a press conference here today the Minister for Privatization said the process of privatization of the PIA […]

LCCI calls for soft taxation regime for real estate sector

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Real Estate players have sought the help of Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry (LCCI) for revival of squeezing dying businesses. A delegation of Estate Agents Association led by President Federation of Realtors Pakistan Maj. (R) Rafiq Hasrat, here on Monday called on LCCI President Malik Tahir Javaid and informed him of […]

Sindh Bank invites application

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Sindh Bank on the directions of Department of Agriculture, Sindh has invited applications from farmers to determine their eligibility for 2 – 3 Lacs subsidy on purchase of locally manufactured tractors. Sindh Bank Ltd. will award the subsidies by the process of balloting. The subsidies will be awarded to individuals on the […]

Caltex Havoline launches its latest packaging with a refreshed new look

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Chevron Pakistan Lubricants (Pvt.) Limited unveiled the new, sleek and attractive packing of their Caltex Havoline® with Deposit Shield® Technology range of lubricants in the country. The launch of the new packaging was done at an impressive event hosted at a local hotel, which was attended by key channel partners and customers […]

Ford to boost investment in electric cars

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): Ford says it will boost its investment in electric vehicles to $11bn (£8bn) in the next five years, more than doubling a previous commitment. Chairman Bill Ford said the car maker would have 40 hybrid and fully electric vehicles in its range by 2022. It comes as countries around the world put […]

Production of POL products up by 15.67% in 4 months

By The Frontier Post | January 15, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The production of petroleum products witnessed 15.67 percent increase during the first four months (July-October) of the current fiscal year as compared to the corresponding period of the last fiscal year. According to latest data of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS), the petroleum products that contributed in positive growth included motor spirits, […]

Sports

New Zealand comprehensively defeat Pakistan in 4th ODI

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk HAMILTON: New Zealand defeated Pakistan in the fourth ODI which was played at Hamilton on Tuesday and looking for a clean sweep after getting 4-0 leading the series. Pakistan put a improved batting show after giving 263 target for the opponent with the help of Fakhar Zaman, Harris Sohail, Sarfaraz Ahmed and Muhammad […]

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Ruthless Nadal powers to first round win at Australian Open

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk MELBOURNE: Top seed Rafael Nadal ruthlessly brushed aside Victor Estrella Burgos to power into the second round of the Australian Open on Monday. The world No.1, a beaten finalist to Roger Federer in Melbourne last year, clinically took apart the 81st-ranked Dominican to forge a 6-1, 6-1, 6-1 win in 94 minutes on […]

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Sarfraz Ahmed must improve, says Younus

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: Legendary batsman Younus Khan has urged current national team captain Sarfraz Ahmed to start performing on a personal level, otherwise his spot in the team may come under question. Younus, whose UBL side won the National One Day Departmental Cup on Sunday, was quick to point out that this is more or […]

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West Indies to fight it out for a berth at ICC WC 2019

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk DUBAI: Two-time world champions West Indies will be the star attraction when 10 teams battle it out at next month’s ICC Cricket World Cup qualifier for the two remaining places at the mega-event in 2019. Zimbabwe will host the qualifiers from March 4 to 25. The West Indies, along with Afghanistan, Ireland and […]

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Arthur hopeful of better performance in remaining matches against NZ

By The Frontier Post | January 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk HAMILTON: Head coach of Pakistan cricket team, Mickey Arthur has said that the green shirts did not perform well in the first three matches against New Zealand but he was hopeful that the team will give better results in the remaining games. Arthur said this while talking to media persons during a team […]

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Inzamam ready to take responsibility for Pakistan’s debacle in NZ

By The Frontier Post | January 15, 2018

F.P.Report KARACHI: Pakistan national team chief selector Inzamamul Haq has said that he is ready to take full responsibility for Sarfraz Ahmed and co’s dismal performance on their limited-overs tour of New Zealand. Kane Williamson-led New Zealand gained an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match ODI series on Saturday after humiliating Pakistan with a 183-run […]

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Fashion

Amitabh and Kangana likely to work together in R Balki’s next movie

By The Frontier Post | January 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Mega star of Bollywood, Amitabh Bachchan and Queen of Bollywood is likely to work together in R Balki’s next movie. The Indian media reported that the maverick filmmaker has approached the actors for his next film after PadMan and adding that Amitabh and Kangana will start shooting for the film after they […]

Parineeti Chopra to play lead in Akshay Kumar’s ‘Kesari’

By The Frontier Post | January 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Karan Johar announced that Parineeti Chopra was cast opposite Akshay Kumar in the upcoming war epic movie Kesari. After a long debate and speculation finally the Parineeti Chopra was finalized for role opposite against Akshay Kumar. The story of ‘Kesari’ is based on the famous battle of Saragarhi where it’s said 21 […]

Sunny Leone to perform in Bahrain

By The Frontier Post | January 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW DELHI: Bollywood actress Sunny Leone has announced that she will perform in Bahrain on 27th April. The actress shared the news with her fans on twitter. The former porn star will perform for the first time in Bahrain. Sunny Leone was the former star of adult movies and later she joined Bollywood […]

Bhansali’s ‘Padmavat’ to clash with ‘PadMan’ on January 25

By The Frontier Post | January 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: The much awaited and controversy hit Padmavat which was earlier titled Padmavati has finally got a release date and it will clash on the box office on January 25 of Akshay Kumar’s Padman. Earlier, Padmavat was earlier scheduled to release on December 1, 2017 and it delayed after the Rajputi community raised objections on […]

Manisha to play Nargis in upcoming Sanjay Dutt’s biopic

By The Frontier Post | January 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Manisha Koirala will play role of Nargis in the upcoming much awaited Sanjay Dutt’s biopic and the pictures of the films will leave you speechless after seeing resemblance between these two actors. The cast and crew filmed the last scheduled shoot in Cape Town and share a picture with Ranbir Kapoor and […]

Bollywood star Mallika Sherawat evicted from Paris flat over unpaid rent

By The Frontier Post | January 9, 2018

PARIS (AFP): A French court has ordered that Bollywood actress Mallika Sherawat be evicted from an apartment in a posh part of Paris for failing to keep up with the rent. In a December 14 ruling seen by AFP on Tuesday, the court told Sherawat and her French husband Cyrille Auxenfans to pay 78,787 euros […]

Peshawar

Ruckus in KP Assembly

By The Frontier Post | January 17, 2018

F.P Report PESHAWAR: The provincial assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Tuesday witnessed uproar when Mufti Said Janan of Jamiat Ulemai-e-Islam staged protest in front of the speaker’s dais against not releasing of gas and oil royalty for his constituency. The opposition benches joined the protest of JUIF MPA forcing Deputy Speaker Mehr Taj Roghani to […]

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ANP carried out record development projects: Babak

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Awami National Party Provincial General Secretary MPA Sardar Hussain Babak Monday said ANP carried out record development projects in 2008 and put the province on path of development. Addressing public gathering during a joining ceremony, he said the ANP government established peace in KP by giving sacrifices of its leaders and workers, […]

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Peshawar will be make polio free very soon: DC

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Deputy Commissioner Peshawar Islam Zeb has congratulated the polio staff for successfully achieving the milestone of polio free Peshawar for the last two years saying that the district administration will go to any length to maintain the status of polio free Peshawar and ultimately rid the country of the menace for good. […]

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IGP-KP pays tributes to martyred traffic warden

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR : Inspector General of Police Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Salah Uddin Khan paid rich tributes to the martyred Traffic warden Sareer Khan of Nowshera  Police who embraced shahadat on 13th January while trying to keep the innocent children and women safer from the approaching speedy trailer. The slain constable was on routine traffic regulating […]

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SDO Lakki suspended

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Chief Executive Officer, Peshawar Electric Supply Company (PESCO), Engineer Shabir Ahmad has suspended SDO Lakki, Muhammad Ilyas Khan with immediate effect for his poor performance here on Monday. According to a statement, he has also dismissed Lineman Aurangzeb of PESCO Barikot Sub Division, Swat over prolonged absence from duty without permission. Aurangzeb […]

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Cabinet okayed supplementary grant to various public welfare departments

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Meeting of Provincial Cabinet was held today under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak. The Cabinet approved amendments in Civil Procedure Code for disposing off Civil Cases within one year. The Civil Cases used to take decades till decision. This is another revolutionary step of PTI Government that would […]

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Home Districts

Door to door verification of voters starts in Dir

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2018

F.P. Report TIMERGARA: The Lower Dir district election commissioner Noor Said Khan Khattak on Monday said that 211 display centers for registration of votes had been established while door to door verification of votes would e continued till Feb, 8. Talking to local journalists after kicking off door to door verification of votes’ drive in […]

JUI-F leader blames nazim, sports minister for graft

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2018

Shafi Ullah MINGORA: Tehsil councilor and leader of Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam Fazl (JUI-F), Dr Amjad Ali Khan has claimed that Tehsil Nazim Matta Abdullah Khan was involved in fund embezzlement and appointing own family members on the vacant posts without following the proper procedure in this regard. This he said while addressing to press conference in […]

NYO to participate in Bacha Khan & Wali death anniversary

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2018

A.R. Abid Bunery BUNER: National Youth Organization Buner chapter held meeting at Bacha Khan Markaz in Daggar on Monday in chair of District President Adnan Bacha and decided that the activists of the NYO will actively participate and play due role in the celebrations of Bacha Khan and Wali Khan death anniversary to be convened […]

Health team visits civil hospital, expresses satisfaction

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2018

Rafiullah Mandokhail ZHOB: On the directives of Secretary Health Balochistan, a provincial health team visited the District Headquarters civil hospital and other health facilities here. The team was headed by Provincial Manager TB Control Program Dr. Sultan Zehri, who was flanked by Dr. Ahmed Wali and provincial technical staff. Head of the district TB center […]

No dearth of talent in Lower Dir: MNA

By The Frontier Post | January 15, 2018

F.P. Report TIMERGARA:  Member National Assembly (MNA) Sahibzada Muhammad Yaqoob Khan on Sunday said there was no dearth of talent in Lower Dir but the youth were faced with multiple challenges due to non-availability of facilities and opportunities. He expressed these views while addressing a function after inaugurating ‘Bashir Iqbal Cricket Academy (BICA) at Malakabad […]

ANP will win the next general elections: Senator

By The Frontier Post | January 15, 2018

F.P. Report BANNU: Awami National Party senior leader Senator Baz Muhammad Khan said that the dissident members of the party will not be deceived at any cost and despite their reservation they would not relinquish the movement of non violent philosopher Khan Abdul Ghafar Khan. Addressing a joining ceremony in district Bannu Domail, Baz Muhammad […]

Article

A cursory glance on structure of LG System in Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | January 6, 2018

Shaukat Hayat Buneri By local self-government, we mean the administration of local areas run by its elected representatives. In modern states there is a great importance of the local self-government because democracy is made real in local self- government. A nation may establish a system of free government, but without the spirit of local bodies […]

China mediates between Pakistan and Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | January 5, 2018

Sabena Siddiqui Seeking to bridge the divide between Pakistan and Afghanistan, the second China-Afghanistan-Pakistan Foreign Ministers’ trilateral dialogue took place recently. Promoting regional integration, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi proposed, “China and Pakistan are willing to look at with Afghanistan, on the basis of win-win, mutually beneficial principles, using an appropriate means to extend the […]

Iraq now wages war on drugs

By The Frontier Post | January 4, 2018

Sinan Salaheddin The rows of self-harm scars that course upward on the teenager’s forearms from her wrists nearly to her elbows are reminders of dark times. At age seven, the now 19-year-old was diagnosed with sickle-cell anemia, a hereditary disease that comes with painful symptoms, including inflammation of the hands and feet and frequent infections. […]

America first or America alone?

By The Frontier Post | January 3, 2018

Hussain Abdul-Hussain Only a few days after President Donald Trump delivered his national security speech, in which he highlighted his “America First” mantra, a UN General Assembly vote over the sovereignty of Jerusalem showed that America was not really “first,” but rather alone and isolated. With 128 nations voting against America, and only eight governments […]

2017 full of Western indifference to Muslims

By The Frontier Post | January 2, 2018

Meryem Ilayda Atlas The international system as we know it is pushing all of us toward an apocalyptic future. It is insane to allow things to advance as they had in 2017. The grand narrative of “civilization” is no more. Injustice and cruelty are spreading all around, with a lack of tangible resistance to this […]

History of the world at year 1 after Trump

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2018

Hamid Dabashi The world has endured one complete and completely calamitous year of Donald Trump, the president of the United States – “Mr President”, as Americans reverentially refer to him. After a tumultuous and deeply divisive presidential campaign, in a free and fair general election, Americans elected a notoriously racist, consistently misogynistic, white supremacist, xenophobic, […]

Editorial

Numbers’ game

By The Frontier Post | January 6, 2018

Hiding the bitter facts about the health of the economy, the government has once again resorted to numbers game. Addressing a press conference in Karachi on Thursday, State Minister for Finance Rana Muhammad Afzal claimed that the country currently holds foreign exchange reserves of 19.7 billion US dollars and is also able to control its […]

Baseless allegations

By The Frontier Post | January 5, 2018

In functional democracies and civilized democratic societies, public office holders resign from active politics and do not make hostage the government to his personal interest. The political history of Briton and Germany is replete with precedents how gracefully the Prime Ministers and Chancellors retire from active politics and win a respectable place in history. But […]

CPEC Center of Excellence

By The Frontier Post | January 4, 2018

If past experience is any guide, the economic policies of PML-N government projected by the Ahsan Iqbal in different capacities were long on rhetoric and very short in substance. His brain-child Prime Minister’s Program 2010, announced in 1997 could not take off till 12 October 1999 when Nawaz Sharif government ended. Likewise, in 2013 as […]

Foreign policy failure

By The Frontier Post | January 3, 2018

Yet again the harshly worded and intimidating tweet of the US President Trump exposes the foreign policy failures of the PML-N government. Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif kept the portfolio of foreign minister for himself and diplomacy viz-a-viz the United States and Afghanistan was kept on the backburner. The growing trust deficit between Washington and […]

Terror attacks in Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | January 2, 2018

The terror attacks in Afghanistan are on the rise.  Over the past few days about 100 plus people have been killed and wounded in the suicide bomb blasts in Kabul and Jalalabad for which Daesh has claimed the responsibility.  The months of November and December have been the worst for the people of Afghanistan but […]

LNG power generation

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2018

In a wise move, the government has approved the conversion of four duel-fuel fired thermal power plants having a combined generation capacity of 910 megawatts to Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG). But at the same time a financial concession of hefty amounts of idle capacity payments were agreed to these four Independent Power Producers (IPPS) at […]

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