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Two-member bench formed for hearing case of 12-May carnage

By The Frontier Post | June 20, 2018

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Chief Justice Sindh High Court, Justice Ahmed Ali Shaikh, on the directives of Supreme Court formed a two-member bench for rehearing the 13 May carnage case here on Wednesday. The bench will be comprised of Justice Iqbal Kolhoro and Justice KK Agha.The applicant has made former president Pervez Musharraf, founder of Pakistan […]

SC constitutes commission to verify facilities for Thar children

By The Frontier Post | June 20, 2018

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Wednesday directed to form a commission which will verify the facilities being provided to children in Tharparkar, which has been witnessing highest number of mortality ratio in kids, especially the new born children. On the outset of proceedings, a Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice […]

AGP resigned from his post for free and fair election

By The Frontier Post | June 20, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Attorney General of Pakistan Ashtar Ausaf resigned from his post on Wednesday. This he said while sending his resignation letter to the president Mamnoon Hussain .”I believe that in the wake of imminent general elections, it would only be correct for me to tender my resignation from constitutional office. “The democratic transition, […]

ECP issued the assests of Asif Zardari, Imran Khan and Maryum Nawaz

By The Frontier Post | June 20, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday shared information of the assets of prominent politicians including former president Asif Zardari, Imran Khan and Maryum Nawaz. The ECP said that Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari owns assets worth more than Rs758,669,073,. The former president has declared income from agriculture […]

CJP criticized Sindh government over poor performance  

By The Frontier Post | June 20, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Wednesday criticized Pakistan People’s Party government in Sindh and said that nothing has been done by the previous government. Justice Saqib Nisar said this while hearing a suo motu notice at the Karachi Superme Court register. “Is there anything that is being done […]

Apex Court cancels notification regarding use of luxury cars

By The Frontier Post | June 20, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court of Pakistan has canceled the notification regarding use of luxury cars on Wednesday. While hearing the case on Wednesday, Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar, has directed to club the petitions filed from all the provinces in Islamabad. During the hearing, CJP has asked Sindh Advocate General how […]

Global

Political crisis: Governor’s rule imposed in Indian-occupied Kashmir

By The Frontier Post | June 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk SRINAGAR: Indian President Ram Nath Kovind has approved to impose Governor’s rule in Indian occupied Kashmir (IOK) with immediate effect. India media reported that, IOK Governor NN Vohra had on Tuesday evening written to the president after the collapse of the Mehbooba Mufti-led Peoples Democratic Party government. According to reports, Governor has recommended […]

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Iran says no plans to increase missile range, rejects talks with Trump

By The Frontier Post | June 20, 2018

TEHRAN (Reuters): Iran has no plans to extend the range of its missiles since their 2,000-km (1,240-mile) reach is enough to protect the country, the Revolutionary Guards commander said on Tuesday, amid mounting U.S. pressure over Tehran’s missile programme. Iran’s government again ruled out negotiations with U.S. President Donald Trump over Tehran’s military capabilities and […]

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Kim meets Xi following Trump summit

By The Frontier Post | June 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk BEIJING: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un met his Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing on Tuesday to brief his sole major ally on his unprecedented summit with US President Donald Trump. Kim’s third trip to China since March comes as Beijing tries to strengthen its role as a mediator between the US and […]

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Martin departs Yemen after talks with Houthi leaders

By The Frontier Post | June 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk SANAA: UN Special Envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths left Sanaa on Tuesday, wrapping up a four-day visit during which he spoke with leaders of the Shia Houthi rebel group. Griffiths will now head to Jordanian capital Amman, a source at Sanaa’s airport told Anadolu Agency on condition of anonymity due to restrictions on […]

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Maldives rejects reports of visa denial to Indians amid slump in relations

By The Frontier Post | June 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW DELHI: In view of the changing political situation in Maldives, the Indian government is keeping a close eye on the developments in the island nation. The foreign ministry has asked its mission in Maldives to give a detailed report on the latest developments regarding the alleged denial of work visas to Indians. […]

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Jordan king talks region developments with US team

By The Frontier Post | June 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk AMMAN: Jordanian King Abdullah II on Tuesday met with Jared Kushner, an adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump, and Jason Greenblatt, Trump’s adviser on Israel, with whom he discussed bilateral ties and regional developments. Kushner and Greenblatt are both currently on a regional tour that will also take them to Israel, Saudi Arabia, […]

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Pakistan

FIA arrested human smuggler and illegal migrants

By The Frontier Post | June 20, 2018

F.P. Report QUETTA: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Wednesday arrested four illegal Pakistani immigrants, who intended to cross the border to reach Iran via Europe. The FIA officials said that during a raid near Baleli check-post the arrest were made as the individual cross the Pakistan border to enter Iran. The arrested individuals intended […]

Bilawal pledges to pursue Benazir’s dream for democratic, strong Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | June 20, 2018

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that his prime task was to achieve the unfinished mission left behind by his mother and former Prime Minister Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto for a Pakistan, which shines on the globe as an egalitarian, democratic, strong and prosperous Muslim nation. In his message […]

FC handed over Two Afghan soldiers to Afghan authorities 

By The Frontier Post | June 20, 2018

F.P.Report RAWALPINDI: Frontier Constabulary of Baluchistan return two Afghan soldiers back to Afghanistan on Wednesday who was illegally crossing the Pakistan border, ISPR said. The ISPR said that Hayatullah and Lateefullah Khan were returned to the Afghan authorities at Chaman border. “The return of serving Afghan National Army and Afghan Border Police soldiers is on […]

Party tickets issue: PTI workers continues to protest outside Banigala on third day

By The Frontier Post | June 20, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The angry workers of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) continued their protest for the third consecutive day on Wednesday outside the Imran Khan’s Banigala residence, over the distribution of party tickets. According to details, hundreds of PTI workers from various constituencies have gathered outside Khan’s residence and showing displeasure over the distribution of party […]

Four die as tourists vehicle plunge into river in Swat

By The Frontier Post | June 20, 2018

Shafi Ullah MINGORA: At least four people dead and four others were injured when a passenger vehicle plunged in to river in Ramit area of tehsil Buner on Tuesday evening. According to details, as many as 10 tourists belonged to Buner districts were travelling in a passenger pickup when their vehicle fell into river and […]

Interim PM, ministers submit assets detail to ECP

By The Frontier Post | June 20, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Interim Prime Minister Justice (retd) Nasir-ul-Mulk has submitted his assets details to the election commission of Pakistan. Except him, Finance Minister Shamshad Akhtar, Interior Minister Azam Khan and KP Chief Minister Dost Muhammad Khan, have also submitted the details of their assets to Election Commission of Pakistan. According to details, the interim […]

Afghanistan

President Ghani offers extension of ceasefire with Taliban for one year

By The Frontier Post | June 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Afghan President Muhammad Ashraf Ghani has offered to extend the ceasefire for one year with Taliban if they are ready for the extension of ceasefire. President Ghani said this during a meeting with the members of Helmand peace convoy who arrived in Kabul on Tuesday. Ghani said that the government announced the […]

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‘Respect the will of the nation and start peace talks’

By The Frontier Post | June 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Chief Executive of the Unity Government Abdullah has called on the leadership council of the Taliban group to respect the will of the nation and start peace talks with government in a bid to end the ongoing violence. Abdullah issued a statement to welcome the arrival of Helmand peace convoy to […]

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Jihadi, political leaders urge Taliban to come to negotiation table

By The Frontier Post | June 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Declaring support to government ceasefire with Taliban, several jihadi, political leaders have urged Taliban to start peace talks with government in the larger interest of the people of Afghanistan. The jihadi, political and national leaders said this during an advisory meeting with President Muhammad Ashraf Ghani on peace process and ceasefire with […]

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24 Taliban, security men killed, hurt in Farah clash

By The Frontier Post | June 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk HERAT: At least two dozens of Taliban gunmen and Afghan National Army (ANA) troops were killed and wounded during clashes in western Farah province, ANA said Tuesday. Taliban gunmen attacked security forces’ outposts in Shahr-e-Kohna area of Pusht-e-Rod district but the security force strongly retaliated, killing 10 Taliban and wounding seven others, said […]

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Kunaris deprived of electricity despite massive water reservoirs

By The Frontier Post | June 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk ASADABAD: The residents of eastern Kunar province have complained against the non-availability of electricity despite huge water reservoirs and flowing rivers. They say the government often made commitment to construct dams but failed to honour its pledges. Ziaulhaq, the resident Asadabad, the provincial, capital said all government envoys who discharged duty in Kunar […]

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Senate criticizes Taliban over not extending truce

By The Frontier Post | June 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: A number of Meshrano Jirga or Senate members on Tuesday criticized the Taliban for not extending their ceasefire with government forces, blaming the war in Afghanistan on ‘interferences’. Earlier, the Afghan government declared a 9-day truce with the Taliban who announced a three-day ceasefire. Both the sides adhered to the ceasefire but […]

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Business

Pakistan eyeing to sign fresh economical LNG deals

By The Frontier Post | June 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports have been called a game changer for Pakistan’s economy and plans are underway to make more long-term supply arrangements through government-to-government deals and tenders. Pakistan LNG Limited (PLL), which deals with gas imports, is voicing hope that in future deals, prices will come down, leading to savings of […]

Dollar hits record Rs125 in open market

By The Frontier Post | June 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: The US dollar surged to its all-time high of Rs125 in the open market on Wednesday after gaining by a further Rs0.5 from yesterday, as the Pakistani rupee continued its slide in an apparent sign of vulnerability in the country’s economy. In the interbank market, however, the dollar has weakened by Rs0.33 […]

Wealthy people become cryptocurrency fans: survey  

By The Frontier Post | June 20, 2018

ZURICH (Reuters): Only around half of millionaires are in tune with their wealth managers and the very rich are increasingly interested in cryptocurrency investments, a survey released on Tuesday found. High net worth individuals (HNWIs)- defined in the Capgemini poll as having at least $1 million to invest excluding their main homes and things such […]

Debenhams warns on profits for 3rd time this year

By The Frontier Post | June 20, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): Debenhams said full-year profits will be lower than expected – the third time it has issued a profit warning this year. The department store blamed “increased competitor discounting and weakness in key markets” for the profit shortfall. It said annual pre-tax profits would come in between £35m and £40m, below previous estimates […]

WS slides, Dow erases 2018 gains

By The Frontier Post | June 20, 2018

NEW YORK (Reuters): US stocks slumped on Tuesday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average erasing its gains for the year, as markets were rattled by a sharp escalation of the trade dispute between the US and China. US President Donald Trump, in an unexpectedly swift and sharp move, threatened to impose a 10 percent tariff […]

E.On announces 4.8% dual fuel price rise

By The Frontier Post | June 20, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): Energy giant E.On has said its standard tariff prices will rise by an average of 4.8% for those customers who take both gas and electricity. Customers will face an average annual price rise of £55 from 16 August. “A number of costs have risen quite sharply and we’ve experienced a hike in […]

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Sports

Every match is like a final for us now, says Neuer

By The Frontier Post | June 20, 2018

VATUTINKI (Reuters): Germany must win their next two World Cup matches against Sweden and South Korea but that will require a total change in attitude and not an overhaul of the line-up, Germany captain Manuel Neuer said on Tuesday. The world champions suffered a shock 1-0 opening Group F loss to Mexico that has put […]

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Japan sink 10-man Colombia in historic win for Asia

By The Frontier Post | June 20, 2018

SARANSK (Reuters): Japan beat 10-man Colombia 2-1 in Group H on Tuesday to become the first Asian side to beat a South American one at the World Cup. Asian teams had managed three draws in 17 matches against South American sides but the four-times Asian champions made their extra man count after Colombia midfielder Carlos […]

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Yasir, Babar to undergo fitness test ahead of tour

By The Frontier Post | June 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: Senior leg spinner Yasir Shah will undergo fitness test this weekend in Lahore ahead of the tour to Zimbabwe, starting June 28. Some apprehensions, though, still remain whether the tour will take place. The ongoing dispute on salary and match fee issue between the Zimbabwe Cricket Union (ZCU) and players doesn’t affect […]

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Rizwan to lead green-shirts

By The Frontier Post | June 20, 2018

F.P. Report Karachi: Mohammad Rizwan Senior will lead Pakistan hockey team in the 37th edition of the Champions Trophy in Breda, Netherlands, which will be the last edition of Champions Trophy. The event will be held from June 23 to July 1 with six nations, namely, host Netherlands, Australia, Belgium, Argentina, Pakistan and India. Pakistan […]

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England broke world record in one day cricket match,  made 481 runs against Australia

By The Frontier Post | June 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk NOTTINGHAM : England broke their own all-time record for the highest total ever scored in a men’s one-day international when they scored 481 for six Australia at Trent Bridge on Tuesday. When Alex Hales, who already had a hundred to his name, hoisted Jhye Richardson for six in the 46th over it meant […]

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Senegal beat Poland team in FIFA World Cup by 2-1

By The Frontier Post | June 19, 2018

F.P.Report MOSCOW: In the FIFA World Cup Football Tournament Senegal recorded the first African win when they beat Poland  by 2-1 goals. West Bromwich Albion midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak got Poland back in the game with an 86th-minute header but Senegal hung on at Moscow’s Spartak Stadium. Krychowiak put Poland in trouble with a woeful bouncing […]

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Fashion

Kangana Ranaut & Anurag Basu comes together after eight years for a “romantic-crime drama”

By The Frontier Post | June 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: After working on films like Gangster and Life In A Metro, Kangana Ranaut and Anurag Basu are all set to reunite for another interesting project. It was twelve years ago when Kangana was launched by Anurag Basu in the Hindi film industry with romantic-crime drama Gangster. After so many years, the actor-director […]

It was dream to work with director Sujoy Ghosh: Taapsee Pannu

By The Frontier Post | June 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Taapsee Pannu has carved a niche for herself in the industry. She has been signing films back-to-back. She’s currently working with filmmakers like Anurag Kashyap, Shaad Ali and Sujoy Ghosh and it is nothing short of a dream. She has already finished Anurag Kashyap’s Manmarziyan and Anubhav Sinha’s Mulk. Her film, Soorma […]

Game of Thrones series: Emilia Clarke says Goodbye to her character “Daenerys Tagaryan”

By The Frontier Post | June 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Game of Thrones starlet Emilia Clarke has bid farewell to the fantasy drama following her final visit to its sets. In a series of bittersweet farewell photos posted on Instagram, the 31 year old actor who gained immense popularity for her role as Daenerys -the Mother of Dragon’s, said to goodbye to […]

Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan to collaborate in upcoming ‘Badla’

By The Frontier Post | June 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: From the ups and downs of a father-son relationship in Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham to the tale of love and sacrifice in Mohabatien, Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan have woven magic every time they have shared screen space. While the two haven’t worked together on a film for a while, the […]

Race-3 earns 100 crore on first weekend

By The Frontier Post | June 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Salman Khan starrer Race 3 quite literally took the box-office by storm. Remo D’Souza directorial was actor’s special surprise for his fans on the Eid and keeping the ritual going, this film also crossed the 100 crore mark in its opening weekend itself. On its first day, Race 3 collected Rs 27.69 […]

Sanjay Dutt starts shooting of ‘Kalank’

By The Frontier Post | June 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, Sanjay Dutt, Madhuri Dixit, Sonakshi Sinha and Aditya Roy Kapur have collaborated for the first time on Kalank. The period drama went on floors in April with Varun and Alia. However, a leading daily reported that Sanjay Dutt started shooting for the film today with Sonakshi Sinha and […]

Technology

Facebook messenger to disturb your private Chats with Video Ads

By The Frontier Post | June 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk Taking advantage of the most number of subscribers, Facebook is trying to make Facebook messenger more annoying by experimenting with new things. Ok, somehow we digested the unnecessary changes but this time it’s more than enough. Now Facebook Messenger Will Disturb your Private Chats with Auto-Playing Video Ads. Now Facebook will bring auto-playing video ads to […]

iphones will be spared from China tarrifs, Trump informed CEO

By The Frontier Post | June 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump told Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook that the U.S. government would not levy tariffs on iPhones assembled in China, the New York Times reported on Monday, citing a source familiar with the negotiations. The newspaper reported that Cook travelled to the White House last month to warn Trump of […]

Checkr creates severe agony for Uber drivers

By The Frontier Post | June 19, 2018

F.P Report New York: Checkr, a company used by Uber for doing background checks of its drivers has created severe mental agony for Uber drivers by providing back ground information on many drivers which is not accurate. Several drivers who have been working for Uber since many years have complained to Uber that they have […]

Google offers $550 million for China’s second-largest e-commerce player

By The Frontier Post | June 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk BEIJING: Tech giant Google said Monday it will invest more than half a billion dollars in China’s second-largest e-commerce player, JD.com. As part of a strategic partnership, Google will put $550 million in cash into JD.com, the companies said in a statement. In return, Google will receive more than 27 million newly issued JD.com Class A […]

Young people preferring WhattsApp over Facebook for news

By The Frontier Post | June 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: The use of social media networks such as Facebook to consume news has started to fall in the United States as many young people turn toward messaging apps such as Facebook-owned WhatsApp to discuss events, the Reuters Institute found. Usage of Facebook, the world’s largest social network, for news is down 9 […]

New BlackBerry phone to revive grey brand

By The Frontier Post | June 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk There’s a new BlackBerry smartphone, the latest effort to revive the once-dominant brand. The BlackBerry Key2 was unveiled Thursday in New York by TCL Communication, the Chinese manufacturer which took over the rights to the smartphone brand from the Canadian tech firm in 2016. The new device, which includes a physical keyboard under […]

Health

Marriage helpful for good healthy heart

By The Frontier Post | June 20, 2018

PARIS: Even if marriage is sometimes more a bed of nails than roses, living into old age with a partner may help ward off heart disease and stroke, researchers said Tuesday. A sweeping survey of research conducted over the last two decades covering more than two million people aged 42 to 77 found that being hitched […]

Gaming addiction lead to mental health disorder, warns WHO

By The Frontier Post | June 19, 2018

(Reuters) Many parents will have thought it for a long time, but they now have a new argument to limit their children’s ‘screen time’ — addiction to video games has been recognized by World Health Organization (WHO) as a mental health disorder. The WHO’s latest reference bible of recognised and diagnosable diseases describes addiction to […]

Millions of heart patients possibly getting wrong dose

By The Frontier Post | June 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk More than 11 million Americans could be inadvertently taking the wrong heart medication. The trend reveals an even more problematic issue within American healthcare. New research published this month in Annals of Internal Medicine found that risk calculations of people being assessed for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease were off by, on average, 20 percent. Black […]

Use of common drugs could increase the risk of depressions

By The Frontier Post | June 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: If you take Prilosec or Zantac for acid reflux, a beta blocker for high blood pressure, or Xanax for anxiety, you may be increasing your risk of depression. More than 200 common medications sold in the U.S. include depression as a potential side effect. Sometimes, the risk stems from taking several […]

Good teeth and gum essential for good health

By The Frontier Post | June 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD:  Good teeth and gum care is an important part of maintaining overall health. Poor oral health is significantly associated with major chronic diseases, can cause disability, and contribute to low self-esteem. Proper teeth and gum care does not require excessive time or expensive oral hygiene instruments. Avoiding simple sugars, and implementing daily […]

Global warming to affect vegetables production across the world: Researchers

By The Frontier Post | June 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Global warming is expected to make vegetables significantly scarcer around the world, unless new growing practices and resilient crop varieties are adopted, researchers warned. By the end of this century, less water and hotter air will combine to cut average yields of vegetables — which are crucial to a healthy diet — […]

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Travel

11 flights to Dubai airport diverted due to electrical fault

By The Frontier Post | June 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk DUBAI: Eleven flights to Dubai International Airport were diverted on Sunday evening due to an electrical problem at the airport, operator Dubai Airports confirmed. A spokesperson told Gulf News that the disruption was “brief,” with normal operations already restored at Dubai International. “Dubai Airports can confirm that normal operations at Dubai International were briefly disrupted […]

Dubai Tourism encourages transit visitors to UAE

By The Frontier Post | June 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk DUBAI: Dubai Tourism has unveiled a new installation at Dubai International’s Terminal 3 that’s hoped to encourage transit visitors to return to the emirate. The new facility at DXB – called ‘MyDubai Experience’ – will enable passengers to virtually explore Dubai. Dubai International saw 89 million passengers use the transport hub last year, […]

Emirates announces to hire cabin crew in Australia

By The Frontier Post | June 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk SYDNEY: The Dubai-based airline is looking for Australian workers and is holding Recruitment Day in Sydney this Saturday. “It is an exciting time for us as Emirates continues to grow both globally and within Australia”, Emirates Divisional Vice President for Australasia, Barry Brown said. Anyone interested in a cabin crew career is encouraged […]

Air passenger traffic up in Europe in April

By The Frontier Post | June 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Air passenger traffic in Europe rose 5 percent year-on-year in April, an airport authority said on Monday. “As has occurred in previous months, the non-EU market led the growth dynamic, holding fast at 10.4 percent, on the back of Turkish airports increasing their passenger traffic by an impressive 13.9%,” Airports Council International […]

Dozens flight canceled to Italy due to Italian air-traffic control strike

By The Frontier Post | June 9, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: Dozens of flights between the UK and Italy have been cancelled as Italian air-traffic controllers join a day of industrial action by public servants. The controllers will stop work between 1pm and 5pm, grounding flights on the busiest time of the week. Alitalia is worst hit, with more than 100 cancellations – including services […]

Thailand to build two new airports to serve more visitors

By The Frontier Post | June 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk BANGKOK: In the same week that one of the country’s most popular tourist destinations, Maya Bay, closed for four months as a result of overtourism, Airports of Thailand (AOT) board of directors approved the construction of two new airports – one in Chiang Mai and one in Phuket. Both popular tourist destinations, Phuket […]

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Article

Greece and Macedonia: A perfect compromise?

By The Frontier Post | June 20, 2018

Beril Dedeoglu Macedonia became an independent country with the dismemberment of Yugoslavia and was admitted to the United Nations in 1993 under the name Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia” (FYROM). Since then, Greece has opposed the use of the name “Macedonia” by this country. The Greek government even protested the country’s flag design.Greece suggested that […]

Korea peninsula: A long walk to uncertainty!

By The Frontier Post | June 19, 2018

Iqbal Khan Though President Donald Trump has touted his meeting with Chairman Kim Jong Un as a historic move, most of independent evaluations and interpretations do not support presidential camp’s euphoria.  It is interesting that after stampeding Iran nuclear deal only weeks ago President Trump found a willing state to ink a fresh but highly […]

Water scarcity- soluble or insoluble?

By The Frontier Post | June 15, 2018

Samra Saeed Thomas Fuller said, ‘we never know the worth of water till the well is dry.’ The aphorism depicts the prevailing water crisis in Pakistan. As per United Nations report, “Pakistan is ranked at 7th position in the list of countries that are facing water crisis.” The authorities remain reluctantly casual about the water […]

Experts voice cautious optimism over India-China ties

By The Frontier Post | June 14, 2018

Ahmad Adil A meeting between Indian and Chinese leaders last week on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Summit has rekindled hopes of better ties, but experts say more efforts are needed to bring the countries closer. The meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping in Qingdao came after a […]

Trump deepens global disarray at G7

By The Frontier Post | June 13, 2018

Ilnur Cevik The G-7 meeting in Canada has turned into a complete nightmare as US President Donald Trump continued to bully world leaders and defy international norms. Trump practically walked out of the summit and refused to take part in the joint declaration. A photo showing German Chancellor Angela Merkel looming over Trump, her hands […]

Israeli academia: A distinctive facade of apartheid

By The Frontier Post | June 12, 2018

Fadi Zatari Israeli academic institutions, universities, as well as research centers are undeniably active participants in advocating, empowering and supporting Israeli’s colonization project and emboldening the apartheid system in the Palestinian territories. Considering that Israel is one of the largest manufacturers of weapons in the world, Israeli academia plays a major role in designing and […]

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Editorial

Appeasing offshore account holders

By The Frontier Post | June 20, 2018

The tax amnesty scheme announced by the previous PML-N government has not encouraged the illegal offshore account holders to pay a ridiculously low 2 percent tax and get their black money whitened both within the country and abroad. Extremely worried about the precarious economic situation, the caretaker government, with its limited mandate to fix the […]

Chronic problem of power outages

By The Frontier Post | June 19, 2018

The Power Division has claimed that Rs. 93. 5 billion have been spent over the past five years to improve the power transmission and distribution and distribution network that could not bear the electricity load. But still frequent power break downs occur and there is no reduction in the load shedding of longer duration despite […]

COAS visit of Kabul

By The Frontier Post | June 15, 2018

Chief of Army of Staff, General Qamar JavedBajwa in his visit of Kabul, held one-on-one meeting with Afghan President Asraf Ghani and engaged in a delegation level discussion on issues of bilateral interest. He also met with Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah and commander US forces Jhon Nicholson. In meetings with Afghan leadership various issues […]

US-North Korea summit

By The Frontier Post | June 14, 2018

After a prolonged era of hostilities between the United States and North Korea, that spanned over almost seven decades, a first ever summit meeting took place on Sentosa Island in Singapore between President Donald Trump and his North Korean counterpart Kim Jong-un. The two leaders signed what was described a comprehensive deal in front of […]

Tapping the export potential

By The Frontier Post | June 13, 2018

Exports are steadily on the rise. According to the data revealed by the State Bank of Pakistan, the growth in exports has been positive over the past 11 months, showing an average increase of 11 percent. This is a reversal of the trend that prevailed during July 2014 to April 2017. The exports growth has […]

Resolving ongoing water crisis

By The Frontier Post | June 12, 2018

The ruling political elite deliberately ignored issue of water crisis in future since 1975. They remained oblivious of its grave consequences of climate change effect causing long spell of droughts, devastating floods, and desertification of the agricultural land under cultivation. After the last attempt by a Sindhi Prime Minister Mohammad Khan Junejo early 1985, no […]

Letters to Editor

Ramadan and the profit mongers

By The Frontier Post | May 19, 2018

Ramadan is one of the august and sublime months for all the Muslims around the world. This month is the most awaited one, and it is commemorated with great pomp and show by keeping in mind the sacrosanctity of it. The observers have very special preparation and paraphernalia in order to earn more rewards and […]

70 years of looting

By The Frontier Post | May 14, 2018

I am writing to highlight the environmental degradation that affecting the Pakistan economy.  It is estimated that damage cost of environmental degradation in Pakistan is at PKRs 346 billion per year. The country is decaying and dying as well as habitant including all living creatures (humans, animals, marine life, etc) over the time. There is […]

Top management of PIA

By The Frontier Post | May 13, 2018

Every time PIA comes in Media they only talk of Operational Employees of PIA that there is overpopulated employees and a figure is Quoted of high number of employees and so Little Aircraft, and a wrong Impression of PIA is Projected Intentionally or unintentionally as Free Tickets worth 5 Billions according to recent Audit of […]

Transformation of schooling in KP

By The Frontier Post | May 11, 2018

According to the 2013 Annual Status of Education Report (ASER), 6o percent of children in fifth grade in KP don’t have even second grade competency in mathematics and language. The challenge for education reform is to improve this dismal outcome. It would be a big step towards making KP children productive citizens in their own […]

Mental illnesses and lack of awareness

By The Frontier Post | May 10, 2018

The word ‘Mental Health’ refers to the healthy mind free from any sort of mental illness or negative thought patterns. These negative thought patterns govern the individual’s actions and behaviors which are actually considered to be abnormal and socially unacceptable. As, we focus on the healthy body we need to emphasize on healthy mind as […]

The concept of hujra and mosque in Pakhtun society

By The Frontier Post | May 9, 2018

For a very long span of time Islamic state of Afghanistan and our beloved province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has been the centre of attraction for both national and international media with respect to many factors. It is a general perception regarding Pakhtun people that they are prejudiced and narrow minded by its nature. Even they […]

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