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Accountability court approves Raja Pervaiz Ashraf, Babar Awan’s bail in Nandipur project case

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: An accountability court hearing Nandipur Power Project case, has directed former prime minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader, Dr Babar Awan, to submit a surety bond of Rs0.2 million on Tuesday. Both the leaders appeared before the court and during the hearing; the court approved Ashraf and Awan’s bail […]

PM Imran Khan to leave to Saudi Arabia today

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will leave for a two-day state visit to Saudi Arabia today. Prime Minister will be visiting the Kingdom on the invitation of His Majesty King Salman bin Abdulaziz and Crown Prince His Royal Highness Mohammad Bin Salman, a statement released by Foreign Office said. The Prime Minister will […]

UNGA: FM Qureshi to visit US on Saturday

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi will represent Pakistan at the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly and he will leave to US on Saturday. According to details, the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) will open on September 18. 2018 and the first day of the high-level General […]

Asad Umar presents amendments for budget 2018-19

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Asad Umar on Tuesday has presented proposed amendments for the federal budget 2018-19 in the National Assembly. Prime Minister Imran Khan, ministers, and lawmakers from various political parties were present during the NA session. During his speech, Asad Umar recalled that fiscal deficit had increased from 4.1 per cent at […]

Former Pakistani Politically Exposed Person arrested in UK money laundering case

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

F.P. Report LONDON: Officers from the NCA’s International Corruption Unit have arrested a former Pakistani Politically Exposed Person, aged in his 40s, and his wife, aged in her 30s, in connection with alleged money laundering in the United Kingdom believed to be the result of corruption in Pakistan. The investigation has been supported by the […]

Pakistan, UK launch partnership to check money laundering, recovery of stolen assets

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

Tariq Ullah Wardak ISLAMABAD: The governments of Pakistan and the United Kingdom on Monday jointly launched a partnership on repatriation of illicit finances, recovery of stolen assets and putting a check on money-laundering. Law Minister Barrister Farogh Nasim and British Home Secretary Sajid Javid at a joint press conference here at the PM Office announced […]

Global

Iran says US pullout from nuclear deal threatens peace

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

VIENNA (Reuters): The U.S. withdrawal from the nuclear deal struck between Iran and major powers is “doomed” to seriously affect peace and security in the Middle East, Iran’s atomic chief said on Monday. President Trump announced in May that Washington was pulling out of the deal, which lifted international sanctions against Tehran in exchange for […]

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Russia says MH17 missile was in Ukrainian hands

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk MOSCOW: Russia is pointing to alleged Ukrainian involvement in the shooting down of a Malaysian Airlines flight in July 2014. This May a team of international investigators had implicated Russia in the crash of MH17, which was shot down while flying over eastern Ukraine, killing all 283 passengers and 15 crew members on […]

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Ukrainians relive bloodshed of Kiev’s Maidan

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

KIEV (Reuters): A volunteer medic and the man whose life he saved, a lawmaker whose Facebook post calling for protests in Kiev’s Maidan square helped bring down a president. These are some of the characters featured in a virtual reality reconstruction of the bloodiest day in the 2013/2014 street demonstrations in Ukraine, when dozens of […]

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Germany concerned about health of anti-Kremlin activist

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

BERLIN (Reuters): The German government said on Monday it was concerned about the health of an anti-Kremlin activist who is in Berlin for treatment after a suspected poisoning. Pyotr Verzilov, publisher of a Russian online news outlet and affiliated with the anti-Kremlin band Pussy Riot, lost his sight, hearing and ability to walk but is […]

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Floodwaters rise as killer storm stalks US

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

GRIFTON (AFP): Catastrophic floods raised the threat of landslides and dam failures across the southeastern United States on Monday, prolonging the agony caused by a killer hurricane that has left more than a dozen people dead and caused billions of dollars in damage. Downgraded to a tropical depression, Florence crept over South and North Carolina, […]

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China complains to Sweden over tourists’ treatment

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

BEIJING (AP): China on Monday urged Sweden to respond to its complaints about the alleged mistreatment of a Chinese family removed by police from a hotel in Stockholm. The foreign ministry and China’s embassy in Stockholm have asked Sweden to investigate the case but have yet to hear back, ministry spokesman Geng Shuang told reporters. […]

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Pakistan

CTD apprehends five terrorists in Rawalpindi operation

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: At least five suspected terrorists were arrested in a major operation conducted by Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) in Rawalpindi on Tuesday. According to details, CTD also recovered suicide jackets and explosive material from the possession of the arrested suspects . The terrorists belong to a banned outfit and were shifted to undisclosed […]

Four persons electrocuted to death during school assembly in Mansehra

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

F.P. Report MANSEHRA: As many as four persons including a teacher and three students were electrocuted to death during morning school assembly when an iron pipe tangled with electricity wires on Tuesday. Police informed local media that the accident occurred during flag hoisting ceremony at school assembly. An iron pipe tangled with electrical wires resulting […]

Steps being taken to depoliticize Punjab police, says Buzdar

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar said steps were being taken to depoliticize the provincial police department and a commission for the purpose had been formed for the purpose. Corrupt practices in the department would be eliminated and public access to police officials would be made easy, he said while talking to media […]

Govt to introduce strong Local Govt system: Aleem

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Senior Minister Punjab Abdul Aleem Khan said the proposed new local government system would strengthen people and enable them to solve their genuine problems at local level. Under the set up, he said, local government representatives would have administrative as well as financial powers. Speaking to a delegation at his office, the […]

Pakistan to learn from China’s education system: Shafqat

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training Shafqat on Monday said that Pakistan would like to learn from the experiences of china who in spite of huge youth population, different languages and multiple ethnic divisions, introduced uniform education system. He stated this during a called on meeting with the Chinese delegation led […]

SHC accepts application for Vawda’s disqualification

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

F.P. Report Karachi: The petition seeking PTI leader Faisal Vawda’s disqualification from National Assembly has been accepted in Sindh High Court (SHC). The court has fourth time issued notice to Faisal Vawda for 11 October and directed that the verdict should be made possible to obtain the notice personally. The election commission has submitted the […]

Afghanistan

ANA troops among 19 security men dead, hurt

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk HERAT: At least 19 security men including eight Afghan National Army troops were killed and wounded during separate clashes and attacks in western Farah province, sources said Monday. Roadside bombs ripped through a Humvee and International vehicle of Afghan army in the Shewan area of Bala Balok district, killing three ANA troops and […]

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‘BSA review idea won’t help national security’

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah Abdullah on Monday said the idea of reviewing the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) between Afghanistan and the United States would not help the national security. A number of Wolesi Jirga and Meshrano Jirga members, Sibghatullah Mujadadi, a former jihadi leader and some political figures had recently said […]

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Afghanistan’s exports reach $56m via established air corridors

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Afghan officials are saying that goods worth around 56 million US Dollars have been exported to various countries via air corridors. The head of the Public Relations of the senior Presidential Adviser for Banking and Financial Affairs Samir Rasa said the goods have been exported over a period of almost a […]

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Five killed as mortar hits house

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk KHOST: Five persons were martyred and three more injured as a mortar round landed in a house in Warmamay district in Paktika province. A mortar round fired by the armed opponents hit a house in Ghara area in the limits of Warmamay district, leaving five persons dead and three more injured, Paktika governor’s […]

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1.2m jeribs of state-owned land surveyed so far

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Afghanistan Land Authority, also known as ARAZI, says 643158 acres of state-owned land has been surveyed in 28 provinces of the country. The government land was surveyed through the State Land Bank, a statement from the authority said. The survey was launched on April 28 based on a presidential order. Over […]

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Kabulis concerned over private guards for Ashura

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The private guards armed and deployed by the government to ensure security of Ashura rituals in Kabul City has created concern among the people of the Afghan capital. The private security guards were deployed following the decision taken by President Muhammad Ashraf Ghani at a security meeting held at Presidential Palace last […]

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Business

Iran gas exports fall to 42%

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

ANKARA (Agencies): Iran’s gas condensate exports fell nearly 42 percent to 4.1 million tonnes in the five months to Aug 22, Iranian semi-official Mehr news agency reported, as US sanctions on the country’s energy sector loomed. Gas condensate shipments account for some 11pc of Iran’s total exports in value terms, Mehr reported. “According to the […]

Trump imposes $200 billion tariffs on Chinese goods

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters): US President Donald Trump escalated his trade war with China on Monday, imposing 10 percent tariffs on about $200 billion worth of Chinese imports, but sparing smart watches from Apple and Fitbit and other consumer products such as bicycle helmets and baby car seats. Trump, in a statement announcing the new round of […]

No-deal Brexit would hit UK economy: IMF

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): The International Monetary Fund has warned that a “no-deal” Brexit on World Trade Organization terms would entail “substantial costs” for the UK economy. The IMF said that all likely Brexit scenarios would “entail costs”, but a disorderly departure could lead to “a significantly worse outcome”. The challenges in getting a deal done […]

Unilever relocation plan rejected by major shareholder

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): One of the top shareholders in Unilever has said it will vote against the firm’s plan to move its headquarters to the Netherlands, amid growing investor concern about the plan. Aviva Investors told the BBC the move could force UK shareholders to sell their shares and offered “no upside”. Unilever, which makes […]

Jaguar workers put on three-day week

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): About 1,000 workers at Jaguar’s Castle Bromwich plant in Birmingham have been moved from a five-day to a three-day week until Christmas. Jaguar Land Rover said it was making “temporary adjustments to our production schedules” at the factory. It affects about half the plant’s 2,000 workers, who will remain on full pay. […]

Cotton output estimated at 10.874m bales in current season

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Cotton production during the current crop season is likely to remain 10.874 million bales as against the set targets of 14.37 million bales, showing a decrease of 22 percent. The low output was attributed to drastic climatic changes, prolonging weather pattern and acute water shortage during the crop sowing season in Sindh […]

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Sports

Police fully alive to ensure peace during Muharram

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

Hafiz Muhammad Aziz-ur-Rehman HAFIZABAD: Police was fully alive to ensure peaceful and congenial atmosphere particularly during this holy month and it had taken all precautionary measures in this respect. In this connection, a meeting of Tehsil Peace Committee was held here which was presided over by DSP Rana Jameel Ahmad, who called upon the members […]

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Big clash to be finalised this week

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

Las Vegas (Agencies): Floyd Mayweather (50-0, 27 KOs) and Manny Pacquiao (60-7, 39 KOs) will finalise their rematch this week, with two dates believed to be under consideration. The pair, who announced the fight on Saturday, look set to clash in early December in Las Vegas. Ring Magazine reports that Dec.1 and Dec.8 are both […]

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Winner of Pak-India match to win Asia Cup: Iqbal

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Former Test spinner and chief selector, Iqbal Qasim believes the winner of Pak-India match will win the Asia Cup but said green-shirts have an edge over India due to the 2017 Champions Trophy win. Talking to media, Qasim, who played in 50 Tests and 15 ODIs from 1976 to 1988, said Pak-India […]

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Pak deaf cricket team beat India in Tri-nation series in Dhaka

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk LAHORE: Pakistan deaf cricket team continued its dazzling run in a tri-nation series with a four wicket win over India and notched up its second successive victory against the arch-rivals on Monday at Dhaka. Pak deaf side is the undefeated side of the event in its so far three outings, beating hosts Bangladesh […]

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Muhammad Ali becomes first diabetic boxer to win fight

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

MANCHESTER (Agencies): British-Pakistani boxer Muhammad Ali made history on Saturday night when he became the first boxer with type one diabetes to win a professional fight. The 25-year old defeated Andrej Cepur 40-36 on points after four rounds at the Victoria Warehouse. Hailing from Rochdale, the boxer was diagnosed with type one diabetes at the […]

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PFF serves show-cause notice to Kaleemullah

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: The Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) has sent a show-cause notice to former national team captain Kaleemullah for allegedly undermining team’s “historic win” and tarnishing the image of PFF. According to the notice, a copy of which has been obtained by Geo.tv, the PFF has accused Kaleemullah of violating clauses “g” and “n” […]

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Fashion

Rajkummar Rao and Mouni Roy shares first look of ‘Made in China’

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Rajkummar Rao and Mouni Roy have begun shooting for a twenty six day long schedule of their latest project Made in China. The film is being shot in Ahmedabad and the shooting schedule kicked off last week on September 11. The first look of Rajkummar and Mouni from the film was released […]

Parineeti Chopra denies rumor of Sidharth Malhotra leaving ‘Jabariya Jodi’

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Sidharth Malhotra and Parineeti Chopra are currently shooting together in Lucknow for Ekta Kapoor’s Jabariya Jodi. The rom-com, set in Bihar, has a rustic flavor and revolves around the problem of groom kidnapping, albeit with humor. The film is being directed by debutant Prashant Singh. But today, a leading daily reported that […]

Salman Khan to launch Pranutan in upcoming movie

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Salman Khan is known to back those he sees talent and spark in. The actor’s latest find is yesteryear actress Nutan’s granddaughter Pranutan. The good-looking newbie is set to make her Bollywood debut opposite Zaheer Iqbal who is a debutant himself. Directed by Nitin Kakkar, the film will be produced by Salman […]

Bhumi Pednekar likely to work opposite SRK in next movie

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: A lot of speculation about the cast of Rakesh Sharma’s biopic titled Salute has been happening for a long time now. Before Shah Rukh Khan was finalized for the main lead, Aamir Khan was also approached to do the same role however the actor couldn’t sign the project due to creative differences […]

‘Manmarziyaan’ earns more than 3 crores on first day

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Anurag Kashyap’s fun yet realistic take on love and relationships of today’s time seems to have struck a chord with the critics but looks like the audience will slowly warm up to watch this one. The first day collection of the film wasn’t as impressive. Manmariyaan earned Rs 3.52 crores on its […]

‘Team Brahmastra’ celebrate completing Bulgaria schedule of the movie

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt have recently wrapped up the Bulgaria schedule of Brahmastra. Directed by Ayan Mukerji, the film also stars Amitabh Bachchan and Mouni Roy in leading roles. Although much has not been revealed regarding the project, Alia’s Insta feed has given us some glimpses from the film from time […]

Technology

WhatsApp likely to roll out ‘dark mode’ feature

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: Social messaging service WhatsApp is expected to roll out a new dark mode feature in its upcoming update. The new User Interference (UI) will provide a dark background to the traditional WhatsApp interface; this can be useful at night, as it reduces the strain on users’ eyes. According to WABetaInfo, the […]

Galaxy S10 to have ‘significant’ makeover claims CEO

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: After the launch of Galaxy Note 9, all eyes are now on Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S10 that might release next year. However, Samsung’s CEO has claimed that the phone will go through a significant makeover. While speaking to Chinese media, tech giant Samsung’s mobile business CEO DJ Koh said that people should […]

Samsung to reveal new Galaxy device at Galaxy event

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: We all know that Samsung had already launched the most important products it regularly brings to market in the second half of the year. Those devices include the new Galaxy Note series phone and a brand new smartwatch. The company has just announced another Galaxy event. The upcoming Galaxy event will be […]

‘German companies lost billions to cyber attacks’

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk BERLIN: Cyber-attacks and industrial espionage have caused a loss of €43 billion ($50 billion) for German companies in the last two years, a new study has revealed. Sixty-eight percent of German companies have become the victim of a cyber-attack, sabotage, data theft or espionage, German digital association Bitkom said on Thursday. “Many German […]

Apple unveils new iPhones and Watch Series

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk CALIFORNIA: Apple just announced the new iPhones (XS, XS Max, and the XR) and the Apple Watch Series 4. The world’s most valuable company today unveiled new products in the Steve Jobs Theater at the company’s brand new Apple Park headquarters in Cupertino, California. Apple Inc.’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), along with the […]

Vodafone broadband adverts banned

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): Adverts for Vodafone broadband have been banned for misleading customers over speeds and reductions in bills. The television and radio ads, featuring actor Martin Freeman, stated: “Vodafone guarantee your home broadband speeds or money off until it’s fixed.” But the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) upheld complaints – including from rival BT – […]

Health

Health initiative launch for TDPs and Afghan women

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: An initiative to increase access of Afghan and women and girls of temporarily displaced persons (TDPs), and host communities to quality Sexual Reproductive Health services to prevent unplanned pregnancies and decrease deliveries mortality rate was launched here on Monday. The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in collaboration with the government of Pakistan […]

Skin diseases on the rise in Sindh province

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI:  Institute of Skin Diseases Sindh, Karachi, has registered 4,72,830 patients suffering from different skin aliments in last seven months and skin-related 16,165 surgeries were also performed during this time period. As per statistics issued by Institute of Skin Diseases Sindh, a total 4,72,83 patients had been examined at ISDS in last seven […]

Three days polio drive to start from 21st

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2018

Hafiz Muhammad Aziz-ur-Rehman HAFIZABAD: A Three-Day Anti-Polio campaign would be launched in the district from September 24 in which more than two lakh kids below the age of seven years would be provided anti-polio drops. In this connection, a meeting of the District Anti-Polio Committee was held here under the chairmanship of DC Adnan Arshad […]

Nigeria starts investigation into monkeypox outbreak

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk NAIROBI: Nigeria has launched an investigation to identify the source of a monkeypox outbreak that has infected two people in the UK with the potentially deadly disease. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said it was cooperating with Public Health England after two apparently unrelated cases of monkeypox were reported in Cornwall and […]

Officials directed to make plan for polio refusal cases

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

Ghulam Mursalin Marwat LAKKI MARWAT: Deputy Commissioner Muhammad Kabir Afridi has underlined the need for formulating a strategy to reduce the number of refusal cases by focusing on finding sustainable solutions to the reasons behind parents’ refusal to vaccinate their children against crippling disease. Chairing a meeting of district polio eradication committee at his office, […]

Harare declares cholera emergency

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2018

HARARE (Reuters): Zimbabwe declared a cholera outbreak in the capital Harare after 20 died from the disease and more than 2,000 people were infected after drinking contaminated water, new Health Minister Obadiah Moyo said on Tuesday. Harare city council has struggled to supply water to some suburbs for more than a decade, forcing residents to […]

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Travel

China complains to Sweden over tourists’ treatment

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

BEIJING (AP): China on Monday urged Sweden to respond to its complaints about the alleged mistreatment of a Chinese family removed by police from a hotel in Stockholm. The foreign ministry and China’s embassy in Stockholm have asked Sweden to investigate the case but have yet to hear back, ministry spokesman Geng Shuang told reporters. […]

Qatar Airways inspires travellers to ignite their sense of adventure

By The Frontier Post | September 11, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Qatar Airways is inspiring passengers to ignite their sense of adventure, or take time out to reconnect with family and friends by planning their next escape to one of the many beautiful, unique destinations the airline now has to offer. Whether you are already planning to take a trip, or are still […]

British Airways hacked with details of 380,000 bank cards stolen

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: “We are investigating, as a matter of urgency, the theft of customer data from our website and our mobile app. The stolen data did not include travel or passport details,” the airline said in a statement. British Airways Hacked, 380,000 Bank Cards ‘Compromised’ in Data Breach Photo for representative purpose only. (Photo: […]

Etihad Airways launches hand baggage-only fares

By The Frontier Post | September 3, 2018

DUBAI (Gulf News): Etihad Airways is bringing in more changes to its pricing structure. The Abu Dhabi-based carrier said on Sunday it has launched a new hand-baggage-only fare, which allows Economy Class passengers to buy lower fares if they have no checked baggage. The fare includes a complimentary carry-on baggage allowance of seven kilograms, and […]

Hotel occupancy rate in Turkey reaches nearly 75 per cent

By The Frontier Post | August 30, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Hotel occupancy rate across Turkey reached 74.9 percent last month, the Turkish Hotel Association (TUROB) reported on Wednesday. According to TUROB’s report based on a survey conducted by data and analysis company STR Global, the figure rose 7.1 percent in July, compared to the same month last year. Average daily rate for […]

Italian pilot union approves historic agreement with Ryanair

By The Frontier Post | August 29, 2018

ROME (AFP): Italian pilots have approved an agreement over working conditions with Ryanair in the first such deal the strike-hit low-cost aviation giant has fully concluded. The agreement, reached earlier this month following eight months of talks, gives Italy-based pilots working for Ryanair “protection and guarantees”, according to the ANPAC union which negotiated the collective […]

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Article

Intensification of disputes in White House

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

Saeed Sobhani Disputes between US President Trump and Secretary of Defense James Mattis have increased. Many media sources in the US are reporting the probable dismissal of Trump’s Secretary of Defense in the coming days. Meanwhile, after the presence of people such as John Bolton and Mike Pumpeo at the White House, Mattises’ power in […]

Not an easy time at all and no thanks to the US

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2018

Martin Love The world waits to see what the Syrian Arab Army and allies are going to do now that the “West” has warned it will attack Syria if there’s a full scale assault on the terrorists in Idlib. I would humbly suggest surrounding Idlib with a single exit corridor for civilians and starve al […]

Why has Turkey banned rentals in foreign currency?

By The Frontier Post | September 16, 2018

Saad Hasan Take a stroll in Istanbul’s famous Grand Bazaar or any of the multiple storied shopping malls built in the city in the past decade. The possibility of you running into a disgruntled merchant is quite high. The  slide in the value of Turkish lira has been distressing for them. The currency has lost […]

It’s unclear whether EU will fall apart, but change is coming

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2018

Ekaterina Blinova Change is coming, Charles Ortel, a Wall Street analyst, told Sputnik, commenting on the growing discontent with Brussels policies among Europeans and the increasing popularity of nationalist conservative parties. According to the analyst, the EU’s swollen bureaucratic apparatus remains a stumbling block in the way of Europe’s development. “The European Union’s fate is […]

Legislation and implementation of laws are way forward to protect women

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2018

Laila Shahnawaz Gender-based violence (GBV) is a major public health and human rights issue across the globe. It is prevalent in rich and poor countries, in rural and urban areas, and in situations of conflict and in peace. Whenever there is debate on GBV, the discussion is more about highlighting violence against women as they […]

Is the fall of Idlib solution for Syrian crisis?

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

Mehdi Ilhan Idlib, a town located 60 kilometers from Aleppo and about 25 kilometers from the Turkish border, is strategically important as a gateway for the port of Latakia on the Mediterranean. The M-5 Highway connects Turkey to Jordan through Syrian territory; therefore, this route is not only convenient for foreign fighters crossing into Syria […]

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Editorial

Lingering CPEC controversy

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

The controversy generated by the recent Financial Times report about resetting CPEC priorities refuses to go away despite the clarification issued by the Advisor to the Prime Minster on Commerce and textile that he was quoted out of context by the British newspaper. Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) President Ghazanfar Bilour […]

Kalabagh dam option

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2018

The Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday said construction of Kalabagh dam could be genuine guarantor of Pakistan’s survival. After Diamer Basha and Mohamand dam, we would build Kalabagh dam as well, if the nation stays united,” he said while addressing a ceremony in Lahore. The Chief Justice said a plan to […]

Depoliticising civil service

By The Frontier Post | September 16, 2018

Addressing the top bureaucrats at PM office in Islamabad, Prime Minister Imran Khan assured to isolate the bureaucracy from political interference and asked the civil servants to support the new government in meeting the grave economic challenges confronting the country. “Coming out of financial debt trap and bringing change in colonial mindset of ruling elite […]

Renewable energy resources

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2018

Power sector is in eternal state of crisis. From Chronic load-shedding to electricity theft, heavy distribution and transmission losses to non-payment of built-up dues because of deliberate default by the influential political and business elite. The electricity woes adversely affect the competitiveness of country’s industry, eroding its exports’ base. When the negotiations were on for […]

Exports’ surge

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2018

A gradual and steady surge has been witnessed in exports and trade deficit shrank to $ 6.2 billion in the first two months of the current fiscal year. The pace of growth in exports beat increase in imports, indicating government administrative measures have started yielding. The trade deficit for July-August was 1.3 percent lower than […]

Tribal districts’ uplift

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

While presiding over a high level meeting, Prime Minister Imran Khan assured that the Federal government would provide additional resources required for the uplift of tribal areas, besides playing an effective role for allocation of development package meant for the areas out of National Finance Commission (NFC) Award. A few months before the passage of […]

Letters to Editor

Imran Khan led government to focus on its plan

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2018

Amin Yousafzai Pakistan Tehreek e Insaaf  with support of its allies  have finally been successful to decorate crown of the premiership on head of the party’s  chief Imran Khan. In May last, Imran Khan had unveiled the PTI’s government 100 days plan.  One component of the said plan is that if Pakistan Tehreek e Insaaf […]

PTI on the move

By The Frontier Post | July 28, 2018

Our voters have shown much better awareness in the general elections as compared to past elections. This awareness adversely affected the ruling party’s mandate. Actually, the voters have condemned “Corruption” at top level. In my view, public money must only be used in national interest & not in personal interest under any condition. The wrong […]

Shandur Polo festival

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2018

Polo is a sport played in the central Asia some 600BC ago. It was initially partly sport and partly training of war with 100 men either side. Later on it was considered to be the sports played by nobility and military persons. The modern polo game is traced back to 1859 by British military officers. […]

The future of tribal students

By The Frontier Post | July 17, 2018

This is an accepted fact that the wave of terrorism has made every individual and section of  the then FATA pay an irreparable loss. The houses of the public were destroyed; businesses wereblocked; people became paralyzed psychologically; life and property were looted, and even they were made compelled to quit their houses and live a […]

Attention required!

By The Frontier Post | July 16, 2018

The administrators and citizenry at large of the country are so preoccupied with some national and international issues- like  Panama, terrorism etc.- that hardly some other genuine problems of the society make it to the national media or our public discourse. One of such overlooked issues is Thalassaemia- a rare genetic blood condition that, it […]

Private schools

By The Frontier Post | July 7, 2018

Through the section of your regarded newspaper, I might want to draw the consideration of individuals on the issue that parents of numerous students of private school complained that they were being compelled to pay the educational fee for the month of June and July. Parents said that they had gotten a circular from the […]

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