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PM Imran Khan heads to Saudi Arabia on two-day visit

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan left for Saudi Arabia on Monday to take part in a key investment conference. Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry and Finance Minister Asad Umar accompanied the premier on his visit. The premier, who is visiting the kingdom on the special invitation of King Salman […]

US envoy, army chief discuss Afghan peace at GHQ

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: US Charge’ d’ Affairs to Pakistan Ambassador Paul Jones called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday, said a statement issued by the Inter-Services Press Relations (ISPR). In the meeting that was held at the General Headquarters (GHQ) in Rawalpindi, the two discussed matters of mutual interest […]

Will arrest founder of MQM if he comes to Pakistan: DG Rangers Sindh

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Director General Rangers Sindh Major General Muhammed Saeed on Monday said the law enforcement agencies would arrest the founder of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), if he came to Pakistan. “If he will come to Pakistan, he will be arrested as per the law,” he said while talking a private television channel program […]

NAB challenges IHC decision suspending sentences of Nawaz, Maryam and Safdar in SC

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau challenged on Monday  the earlier decision of the Islamabad High Court suspending sentences given to former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, daughter Maryam Nawaz and her husband Capt (retd) Safdar in Supreme Court. On Sept 19, the IHC had suspended sentences of the three in the Avenfield corruption reference […]

Justice Anwaarul Haq appointed LHC chief justice

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: President Arif Alvi on Monday appointed Justice Muhammad Anwaarul Haq as the chief justice of the Lahore High Court, effective tomorrow. Justice Haq replaces Justice Yawar Ali. A notification stated that six other are appointed as additional judges to the court. These include Justices Mujahid Mustaqim Ahmad, Asjad Javaid Ghural, Tariq Saleem […]

Money laundering case: More than Rs 100b involved in transaction through fake accounts, JIT informs Top Court

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Joint Investigation Team (JIT) probing mega money laundering through fake bank accounts, on Monday informed the Supreme Court that over Rs100 billion were involved in the con. According to reports, the JIT has submitted its second report on fake bank accounts case in the apex court on Monday in which it […]

Global

Iranian terrorist group claims responsibility for troops’ abduction near Pakistan border

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

TEHRAN (AFP): A terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the abduction of 12 Iranian security personnel near the border with Pakistan, Iran’s semi-official news agency ISNA reported on Monday. “The terrorist group Jaish al Adl [Army of Justice in Arabic] has posted two photos… claiming that those in it are the forces abducted” on October […]

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Trump says US to exit landmark nuclear arms pact, Russia threatens retaliation

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

ELKO, Nev/MOSCOW (Reuters): President Donald Trump said Washington would withdraw from a landmark Cold War-era treaty that eliminated nuclear missiles from Europe because Russia was violating the pact, triggering a warning of retaliatory measures from Moscow. The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, negotiated by then-President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev in 1987, required elimination […]

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More than 535,423 Umrah visas issued in 2018

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

RIYADH (Web Desk): The number of Umrah visas issued this year has reached 535,423 of which 278,706 pilgrims have arrived in the Kingdom, according to Saudi Hajj and Umrah Ministry. There are 202,792 pilgrims still in the Kingdom 140,848 in Makkah and 61,944 in Madinah. Most pilgrims 261,187 came to the Kingdom by air, while […]

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Albania arrests 27, targets gangs smuggling drugs to Germany

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

ALBANIAN (Reuters): Albanian police arrested 27 people and seized narcotics and weapons on Sunday during a crackdown on gangs smuggling heroin into Germany, authorities said. More than 1,500 officers raided properties across the country, which has promised to boost its crime-fighting efforts as part of its bid to join the European Union. Days earlier, police […]

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‘Kashoggi issue does not concern only Riyadh, Ankara’

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

ANKARA (AA): The killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is an issue larger than one which concerns only Turkey and Saudi Arabia, presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said on Monday. “The issue is not between Turkey and Saudi Arabia. Turkey is taking necessary steps to unveil the incident under international and national law,” Kalin said at […]

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Two dead after migrant boat sinks off Turkey coast

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

MUGLA PROVINCE (AFP): Two people died on Monday after a boat carrying illegal migrants sank off Turkey´s southwestern coast, the Turkish coastguard said. Seventeen others were rescued after the boat ran into trouble 50 metres off the coast of Bodrum district in Mugla province, it said in a statement. Intially 20 people were taken to […]

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Pakistan

Begum Nusrat Bhutto dedicates life for fight against forces of tyranny: Bilawal

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari while paying rich tribute to Mother of Democracy (Madar-e Jamhooriyat) late Ms. Begum Nusrat Bhutto on her 7th anniversary has said that the history of struggle for democracy in Pakistan will never be complete sans commemoration of unprecedented contribution of her. In his message […]

NAB committed to make Pakistan corruption-free state: Javed Iqbal

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice (R) Javed Iqbal has said that anti-graft agency is committed to make Pakistan a corruption-free state. Justice (R) Javed Iqbal said that following the efforts of the NAB, Pakistan’s ranking has gone up to 116 from 175 on the index of corruption-free states. He said, “Pakistan […]

Three more Qatari luxury vehicles recovered from Saifur Rehman’s farmhouse

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Customs Intelligence officials Monday recovered three more Qatari luxury vehicles from a farmhouse belonging to former senator Saifur Rehman. The recovered vehicles were brought to the country under diplomatic immunity, officials said as they relocated the vehicles to Customs headquarters. As many as 26 Qatari luxury vehicles have been recovered till date. […]

Shehbaz Sharif bigger ‘economic criminal’ than Nawaz, says Sheikh Rashid

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

F.P. Report QUETTA: Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmed said that he considers Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Shehbaz Sharif a bigger ‘economic criminal’ than Nawaz Sharif. Talking to media persons in Quetta, the federal minister said that some PML-N leaders, particularly Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Khawaja Saad Rafique, were “playing both sides of […]

Utility stores employees end protest after assurances from PM’s aide

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Employees of the Utility Stores Corporation ended their protest on Monday after assurance from Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on political affairs Naeem-ul-Haq that their demands would be fulfilled Hundred of employees of the Utility Stores Corporation from across the country were protesting against the likely closure of the stores and […]

Pervaiz Elahi should stop acting like the NAB spokesperson: Hamza Shehbaz

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Punjab Assembly Opposition Leader Hamza Shehbaz said that Pervaiz Elahi should stop acting like the NAB spokesperson. “You won’t succeed,” he remarked while speaking outside the Punjab Assembly on Monday. The statement comes days after Elahi told a private television channel that Shehbaz Sharif brought Khawaja Asif’s name in the NAB investigation […]

Afghanistan

Raziq’s killer made phone call moments before shooting: NDS

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

KANDAHAR (TOLONews): The NDS chief Massoom Stanekzai on Monday confirmed that the Kandahar provincial governor’s bodyguard who killed Kandahar police chief Gen. Abdul Raziq last week made a two and a half minute phone call about five minutes before the attack to someone across the border. Addressing a press conference in Kandahar, Stanekzai, said although […]

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Taliban failed to disrupt elections: Abdullah

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

KABUL (TOLONews): National Unity Government’s CEO Abdullah Abdullah on Monday said that the aim of the enemies to stop elections did not work and the Taliban must have the courage to accept that they failed to achieve their goals. Speaking at the Council of Ministers meeting Abdullah said that it has been a very hard […]

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Political parties want non-biometric votes invalidated

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

KABUL (Pajhwok): Some political parties welcomed on Monday what they said huge turnout in the Wolesi Jirga elections but also alleged the vote was massively rigged. Biometric system was for the first time used in the election to ensure transparency but votes were polled at some polling stations without biometric verification due to technical problems in the devices. […]

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Gen. Raziq’s brother appointed as new police chief

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk KANDAHAR: Tadeen Khan, the brother of the former police chief of Kandahar Gen. Abdul Raziq has been appointed as the new police chief of Kandahar province. Tadeen Khan was introduced Tadeen Khan as the new police chief of the province during an event organized in the Police Commandment of Kandahar on Monday. Gen. […]

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Voters defy violence to cast ballots

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Voters in Afghanistan have defied deadly attacks to cast ballots in large numbers in the nation’s long-awaited parliamentary elections. Several explosions targeted polling stations, with dozens of people killed or injured in scores of incidents across the country. Voting will be extended amid delays, with some constituencies remaining open on Sunday. A […]

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Taliban conduct 192 attacks

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: At least 28 people were killed, including 11 security forces, and 83 others, including 19 security personnel, wounded during 192 incidents of violence throughout the country, an official said. Interior Minister Wais Ahmad Barmak said most of the attacks conducted on polling stations. He said the voting process were successfully done because […]

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Business

Saudi Arabia has ‘no intention’ of 1973 style oil embargo replay

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

LONDON (Agencies): Saudi Arabia has no intention of unleashing a 1973-style oil embargo on Western consumers and will isolate oil from politics, the Saudi energy minister said on Monday amid a worsening crisis over the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. “There is no intention,” Khalid al-Falih told Russia’s TASS news agency when asked if […]

HSBC sees growth in China driven opportunities

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

DUBAI (Gulf News): HSBC, with its presence across nine markets in the region, is set to play a huge role in investment flows into the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey (MENAT), a senior bank official has said. The investments will come through Beijing’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), Helen Wong, HSBC’s chief executive for […]

Bank of Sharjah’s nine months net profits up 13%

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

DUBAI (Gulf News): Bank of Sharjah on Sunday reported a net profit of Dh301 million for the first nine months of 2018, up by 13 per cent compared to the same period last year. Net interest income decreased by 1 per cent compared to the corresponding figure for the same period of 2017, non-interest income […]

UK firms near point of no return

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): Businesses are becoming exasperated at the lack of progress in Brexit talks and are pausing or cancelling investment in the UK. A week that many had hoped would bring progress in the talks has now come and gone without a breakthrough. Employers group the CBI says 80% of surveyed members feel Brexit […]

Audi’s electric SUV faces 4-week delay

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

FRANKFURT/SEOUL (Reuters): Audi’s first electric sport utility vehicle (SUV) will hit showrooms four weeks later than planned because of a software development issue, a spokesman for the German luxury car brand said on Sunday. The spokesman said Audi’s e-tron midsize SUV faced delay because the carmaker needs new regulatory clearance for a piece of software […]

Brexit transition must be short or allow ‘route out’

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

LONDON (APP): Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab said Sunday that any extension to a proposed transition period after Britain leaves the European Union must be strictly time-limited or have a “route out”. “There needs to be something which allows us to control how long we are there for to avoid any sense that we are left […]

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Sports

PCB issues response on corruption allegations

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has issued its response on Al Jazeera Investigative Unit’s latest documentary which claimed that four international cricket matches involving Pakistan allegedly involved spot-fixing. “The PCB is committed to its fight against corruption in cricket. It has and continues to cooperate, assist and coordinate with the ICC’s Anti-Corruption […]

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Jamshed’s 10-year ban for spot-fixing upheld

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: 10-year ban for his involvement in the spot-fixing row that rocked the PSL during the 2016-17 season was upheld by an independent adjudicator on Monday. Justice (R) Mian Hamid Farooq, in his order, noted that the ban levied on Nasir Jamshed was “perfectly justified” and would continue to remain in place. However, […]

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Jose Mourinho dismisses Real Madrid rumours, wants longer Manchester United stay

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

MANCHESTER (Agencies): Jose Mourinho has dismissed speculation he could return to Real Madrid and insisted he would like to stay at Manchester United beyond his current contract. Mourinho has been linked with the job at the Bernabeu as a replacement for Julen Lopetegui, who has struggled since taking over in the summer. Madrid lost 2-1 […]

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Rangana Herath to retire after first England test

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

COLOMBO (Agencies): Sri Lanka’s Rangana Herath, the most successful left-arm spinner in test history, will retire after the series opener against England in Galle next month, the country’s cricket board said on Monday. The 40-year-old, who has been managing knee injuries for several years, will bring down the curtain on his glorious career at the […]

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Messi to miss El Clasico after injury in Barca win

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

Barcelona (Agencies): Lionel Messi will miss El Clasico after being ruled out for three weeks with a fractured arm as Barcelona beat Sevilla 4-2 to go top of La Liga. The Argentine was left writhing in agony after landing heavily on his right arm after colliding with Franco Vazquez. He was still in obvious discomfort […]

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Ronaldo reaches 400-goal landmark in draw

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

Turin (Agencies): Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to score 400 goals in Europe’s top five leagues as Juventus dropped points for the first time this season following a 1-1 Serie A draw with Genoa on Saturday. The Portuguese striker’s fifth league goal for Juve carried him to the milestone, adding to his 84 strikes […]

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Fashion & Movies

‘Badhaai Ho’ continues to rule at the box-office

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: 2018 has been a great year for cine-goers with blockbusters and super hits arriving back to back. Joining the gang of masala entertainers with a baby on board is Ayushmann Khurrana starter Badhaai Ho. Opening at the movies on a Thursday, Badhaai Ho started with an impressive INR 7.29 crores on its […]

Namaste England is one of the biggest flops of this year

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Being labelled as a hit couple after their first appearance together on screen in Ishaqzaade, a lot was expected out of Parineeti Chopra and Arjun Kapoor’s second venture together. Namaste England, a sequel spin-off of the blockbuster Namaste London takes you on a journey of love from the lanes of Amritsar to […]

All allegations against Anu Malik are true: Alisha Chinai

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Veteran Indian musician Anu Malik is currently in hot waters as he has been accused of sexual harassment by multiple women including famed singers Sona Mohapatra and Shweta Pandit along with two anonymous aspiring singers and an Indian Idol 5 crew member. Following the allegations, Malik had to step down as a […]

Sonakshi Sinha likely to play lead role in ‘Mogul’

By The Frontier Post | October 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: A biopic based on the life of a T-series honcho Gulshan Kumar is in the pipeline, but looks like the film is facing a lot of hurdles. After the director of the film Subhash Kapoor was accused in the ongoing #MeToo movement of sexual misconduct, Aamir Khan who was co-producing the film […]

Elnaaz Norouzi accuses Vipul Shah of sexual harassment

By The Frontier Post | October 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: The #MeToo movement in India gathered momentum after Tanushree Dutta in September accused Nana Patekar of sexual harassment on the sets of Horn OK Pleassss in 2008. After that, various women accused celebs such as Vikas Bahl, Sajid Khan, Subhash Ghai, Chetan Bhagat, Kailash Kher, Rajat Kapoor, and Alok Nath of allegedly […]

Fox Star Studio sacks casting director Mukesh Chhabra over sexual allegations

By The Frontier Post | October 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk sack MUMBAI: Fox Star Studio has suspended casting director Mukesh Chhabra’s services from their film Kizie Aur Manny. After making a mark in the world of casting, Mukesh was making his debut as a director with this Sushant Singh Rajput and debutant Sanjana Sanghi starrer project. It is a remake of Hollywood blockbuster […]

Science & Technology

YouTube updates Video Embeds Feature

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: YouTube recently launched a new update to its website a few days back that allowed users to Watch Videos & Browse YouTube at the Same Time. Now YouTube videos are getting another major update that will make your overall YouTube experience better. Now YouTube is making it easier for users to Subscribe […]

Europe, Japan ready spacecraft for 7-year journey

By The Frontier Post | October 20, 2018

BERLIN (AP): Final preparations were underway Friday for the launch of a joint mission by European and Japanese space agencies to send twin probes to Mercury, the closest planet to the sun. An Ariane 5 rocket is scheduled to lift the uncrewed spacecraft into orbit from French Guiana shortly before midnight, the start of a […]

Japan’s NTT Docomo to release world’s thinnest phone

By The Frontier Post | October 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk TOKYO: The world’s thinnest and lightest phone weighs 47 grams and has a 2.8 inch screen and will be released next month. Now you can carry your business card and your cell phone in the same holder. This new phone, made by Kyocera, will be released by Japan’s NTT Docomo Inc in November. […]

Google unshackles Android-device firms

By The Frontier Post | October 18, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): Google is dropping restrictions it imposed on Android-device-makers, following a clash with the EU. It is ending a ban on manufacturers having a line-up that includes tablets and phones powered by alternative versions of the operating system to its own as well as ones that feature Google’s own apps and Play Store. […]

YouTube service restored after global outage

By The Frontier Post | October 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: The world’s largest video-streaming site, YouTube has restored after suffering a rear global outage in wee hours on Wednesday. The Google-owned company, which has billions of monthly active users, began suffering issues globally as the video streaming platform went offline at around 07:00 am Pakistan Standard Time (PST) on Wednesday, which was […]

Huawei unveils Mate 20 with 6.5-inch display

By The Frontier Post | October 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: At a grand event in London, Huawei is unveiling the latest members of its Mate smartphone series: the Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro. The Mate 20 is the larger device, featuring a 6.5-inch, 2244 x 1080 LCD display with a peculiar 18.7:9 aspect ratio. It also has one of the smallest […]

Health

Quacks active in hair transplantation, cause skin diseases

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Scores of quacks are active in hair transplantation by offering low cost which is causing spread of skin diseases besides hepatitis in the country. This was stated by a renowned surgeon of hair transplantation Dr Nasir of Hair Club International in an exclusive talk with APP here on Sunday. He said that […]

Junk food for kids a child abuse

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

Dr. Faisal Khan For busy moms, just trying to fill hungry little bellies of their kids, Junk foods offers a quick-and-easy solution, but very rarely they think, do these foods really provide a healthy alternative to nutritious meals cooked by them in kitchen as a responsible mother? During the past few years, fast foods, carbonated […]

‘One in every 8 Pak women is breast cancer patient’

By The Frontier Post | October 20, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Dr. Rabab Zehra of Shaukat Khanum Hospital and Research center said that breast cancer is the most common cancer in females although this disease is also reported in male, but the number of incidences are very low. According to comprehensive cancer surveillance database (GLOBOCAN) which is managed by the InternationalAssociation of Cancer […]

‘Mad cow disease’ found on a farm in Aberdeenshire

By The Frontier Post | October 19, 2018

LONDON (AFP): A case of BSE – commonly dubbed “mad cow disease” – has been found on a Scottish farm, though the isolated case posed no risk to human health, the devolved government in Edinburgh said Thursday. Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy was found on a farm in Aberdeenshire in northeast Scotland. “Precautionary movement restrictions have been […]

Zika: Rare birth defect on the rise in Angola

By The Frontier Post | October 18, 2018

LUANDA (Reuters): Emiliano Cula starts to cry as his tiny fingers, curled into a tight fist, are stretched by a physical therapist to stimulate motor control. Born in a poor neighborhood of Angola’s capital Luanda, the 10-month old boy has microcephaly, a birth defect marked by a small head and serious developmental problems. He still […]

Scotland winter death rates reach highest level since 1999  

By The Frontier Post | October 17, 2018

LONDON (BBC): The number of people who died in Scotland last winter hit a 18-year high, new statistics have revealed. There were 23,137 deaths between December 2017 and March 2018, according to the National Records of Scotland – the highest figure since 1999/2000. It also revealed that the seasonal increase in mortality – the number […]

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Travel

Ryanair flayed over ‘racist outburst’

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

LONDON (BBC): Ryanair has been criticised for apparently failing to remove a passenger from a flight after racial abuse of a woman in her 70s. The incident, on a flight from Barcelona to Stansted on Friday, was recorded by a fellow passenger and shared on social media. Many people said Ryanair should have removed the […]

Emirates steward steals money from three passengers

By The Frontier Post | October 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk SHARJAH: A Emirates steward has been accused of stealing 18,500 dirhams from three business class passengers attending to their ailing father on a flight, Gulf News reported. The Emirati trio were flying from Thailand to Dubai when their father fell ill. The three left their belongings unattended to attend to the man. They […]

Milan Airport to be close for three months due to renovation works

By The Frontier Post | October 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk MILAN: ITALY’s popular airport in Milan will be closed for three months in 2019 during the busiest season of the year due to renovation works, affecting millions of passengers. Italy’s Milan Linate Airport is one of the busiest in the country, welcoming more than nine million passengers annually. In 2019, renovation projects have […]

Violent sickness strikes 300 passengers on luxury Mediterranean cruise

By The Frontier Post | October 13, 2018

LONDON: Cruise passengers were forced to stay in their cabins and eat bread and water after a sickness bug swept the luxury liner, it has been claimed. Around 300 passengers were left suffering from vomiting and diarrhoea by the suspected virus onboard the cruise ship Aida Prima. The ship departed Palma in Majorca, Spain on 22 September but its Mediterranean voyage […]

Countdown on for world’s longest non-stop flight

By The Frontier Post | October 12, 2018

NEW YORK (BBC): The battle to offer the world’s longest non-stop flight steps up a gear on Thursday, when a new Singapore-to-New York service takes off. Singapore Airlines is relaunching the service five years after they withdrew it because it had become too expensive. It will cover more than 15,000km and is scheduled to take […]

Lufthansa and Ryanair settle dispute over leased planes

By The Frontier Post | October 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: Lufthansa and Ryanair-backed carrier Laudamotion settled a dispute over leasing contracts, avoiding a London court hearing that was scheduled for November, both airlines said on Tuesday. The German flagship carrier said in July it wanted to end an agreement to lease planes to Laudamotion, claiming the Austrian leisure airline had failed to […]

Articles

Inflation crisis in Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

Ayesha Abdul Razzaq “Inflation makes the wealthiest people richer and the masses poorer” James Cook Pakistan is going through many problems but the most significant problem of all is inflation, which is still unsolved. Inflation is common in every country but if it exceeds the normal level, it is consider as high inflation. Middle and […]

Tashkent pursues partnership with Putin on power plants

By The Frontier Post | October 21, 2018

Najam Abbas Tashkent has embarked on an approach to open up the country for wider cooperation with its immediate neighbors, countries in the region, and in its wider surroundings. Departing from the self-imposed isolation practiced by late President Islam Karimov between 1991 and 2016, the country’s current President Shavkat Mirziyoyev is probing a new paradigm […]

Israel throws Assad a lifeline, again

By The Frontier Post | October 20, 2018

Hussain Abdul-Hussain It is mind-boggling why the state whose policy is informed by undermining Lebanon’s Hezbollah, has — twice in a decade — thrown Hezbollah’s patron and main supporter, Syrian President Bashar Assad, a lifeline. Nothing makes sense in the Israeli policy toward Assad. Starting in 2005, the Syrian president suffered international isolation resulting from […]

Why are female suicides most common in India?

By The Frontier Post | October 19, 2018

Raksha Kumar Seven women sat in an irregular circle in an East Bangalore cafe. They belonged to different ethnicities, religions, spoke different languages and had different jobs. The only common aspect among them was that they had tried to kill themselves at least once in their lifetime. Pavithra sat closest to the door and came […]

The mind of a neo-Nazi

By The Frontier Post | October 18, 2018

Salman Ahmed The year 2015 saw Germany faced with a crushing identity crisis. It continues to play out in various German towns and cities. This was the third one in a matter of seven decades and greatly risks dividing the country. The first two came post Second World War, after the reunification of East and […]

As Saudi-US relations hit rock bottom, could Saudi turn to Russia or China?

By The Frontier Post | October 17, 2018

Rupert Stone The Khashoggi affair could result in a dramatic rift between America and Saudi Arabia. But it would not isolate the kingdom as Russia and China wait to pick up the pieces. The US’ partnership with Saudi Arabia is old and close, based on an understanding that Riyadh supplies oil and Washington provides security […]

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Editorial

Compliance of FATF plan

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

The international community did not show firms resolve to hold the legs of two previous governments of PPP and PML-N to fire on the twin menace money laundering and terror-financing. A clean bill of health used to be given to them. The PML-N government had two third majority in the lower house of the parliament […]

Water crisis, CJP’s wake-up call

By The Frontier Post | October 21, 2018

Speaking at the two-day inaugural session of International Symposium on the theme “Creating a water secure Pakistan.” the Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar cautioned that the country may run dry by 2025 if the present condition continued to solve the problems that contribute to water scarcity. The president of Pakistan Arif Hussain Alvi […]

Kandahar attack

By The Frontier Post | October 20, 2018

Pre-poll violence continues in Afghanistan and security personnel in the Governors’ House of Qandahar opened fire, killing General Abdul Raziq, one of the most powerful security official of Afghanistan. General Scott Miller, the top US commander in Afghanistan who had been at the meeting with Raziq only moments earlier remained safe but local chief of […]

Swelling oil import bill

By The Frontier Post | October 19, 2018

Oil imports may reach $20 billion if prices stay at the current level in world market. Shell Pakistan Chief Executive Officer Haroon Rashid cautioned against the tremendous increase in the oil import bill in the current fiscal year. Speaking at the energy forum 2018, Rashid suggested to the government to extend the oil credit facility […]

Looking for half truth

By The Frontier Post | October 18, 2018

Speaking at a news conference, Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry said that Pakistan Tehrik Insaf government has decided to carry out an audit of all power plants set up during the last fiver years of PML-N government, not saying a single word about the shady deals made for setting up furnace oil and diesel fired thermal […]

Desperate situation needs desperate measures

By The Frontier Post | October 17, 2018

The debris of cumulative economic mess of the previous two governments has fallen on the PTI government. To avoid default situation formal request for a bailout package has been made with the International Monetary Fund (IMF). A leading economist and member of Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council has expressed his opposition to seeking this bailout […]

Letters to Editor

Mushkpuri trip

By The Frontier Post | October 9, 2018

Tourism industry is a prospering industry that enriches knowledge, boosts social development and economic growth. In modern era, it is a fast growing area in Pakistan. The current government has also added tourism into priority list. But there are lots of problems faced by tourists during their tour. Yesterday, we visited Mushkpuri, the 2nd highest […]

Learning from the history

By The Frontier Post | September 28, 2018

Our democratic leaders seem to have learnt from their past mistakes. Irony, they have only learnt to complete their five years tenure. In past, one Democratic Party conspired against another ruling party and stalled democratic progress.  For example, Pakistan National Alliance (PNA) staged protest against Zulifqar Ali Bhutto after 1977 general election claiming the election […]

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 […]

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