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Justice Siddiqui requests CJP to constitute judicial commission over allegations

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court Justice Shaukat Siddiqui on Sunday requested Chief Justice Saqib Nisar to constitute a judicial commission to probe into the former’s allegations of certain institutions meddling in judicial work. In a letter written to the CJP, Justice Siddiqui said that a commission be formed with a retired or serving judge […]

Army asks Supreme Court to probe Justice Siddiqui’s allegations

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Army on Sunday demanded Supreme Court of Pakistan initiate “process to ascertain the veracity of allegations levelled against state institutions” by  the Islamabad High Court judge Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui. “An honorable judge of Islamabad High Court of Pakistan has leveled serious allegations against state institutions including honorable judiciary and […]

PTI candidate killed in DI Khan blast

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2018

F.P. Report DERA ISMAIL KHAN: Former minister and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) candidate Sardar Ikram Khan Gandapur was killed in a bomb blast near his car in DI Khan on Sunday. Police said Gandapur sustained serious wounds along with four others in a suicide blast near his vehicle in Kulachi area of DI Khan. They were shifted […]

Not under anyone’s pressure, clarifies CJP

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar affirmed on Sunday that the judiciary is working independently and free from any pressure. He made the remarks while hearing a case in the Supreme Court’s Karachi Registry. In his remarks, Chief Justice Nisar observed, “I read about the remarks of a judge in Islamabad […]

MMA candidate Akram Durrani again escapes shooting in Bannu

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2018

F.P. Report BANNU: Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) candidate Akram Khan Durrani luckily escaped shooting second time on Sunday after his vehicle was fired near Basia Khel in Bannu. Police reported that MMA candidate was going to attend an election meeting when fire was opened targeting Akram Durrani however, he remained safe in the attack. On July […]

Three Kashmiri youth martyred by Indian forces in Kulgam district

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2018

SRINAGAR (Monitoring Desk): Indian troops martyred three Kashmiri youth in the Khudwani village located in Kulgam district on Sunday, the Kashmir Media Service reported. The three youth were martyred during a cordon and search operation in the district. However, a member of the Indian forces claimed the youth were martyred during a gunfight. The Director-General […]

Global

Iran’s Rouhani warns Trump about ‘mother of all wars’

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2018

DUBAI (Reuters): Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday cautioned U.S. President Donald Trump about pursuing hostile policies against Tehran, saying “America should know … war with Iran is the mother of all wars,” but he did not rule out peace between the two countries, either. Iran faces increased U.S. pressure and looming sanctions after Trump’s […]

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18 killed in Boko Haram attack in Chad: military source

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2018

ABUJA (AFP): Eighteen people have been killed in an attack by suspected Boko Haram jihadists in the Lake Chad region, a Chadian military source said Sunday. “Boko Haram elements attacked a village south of Daboua,” not far from Chad’s border with Niger, at around 9:00 pm (2000 GMT) on Thursday, the military source said. The […]

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UK to refuse Brexit bill without trade deal, says minister

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2018

BRUSSELS (AFP): Britain will only pay its EU divorce bill if the bloc agrees the framework for a future trade deal, the new Brexit Secretary warned in an interview published Sunday. Dominic Raab, who replaced David Davis after he quit the role earlier this month in protest over the government’s Brexit strategy, said “some conditionality […]

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Gunman arrested after deadly Los Angeles store hostage standoff

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2018

LOS ANGELES (Reuters): Police in Los Angeles arrested a man who took hostages and barricaded himself inside a Trader Joe’s grocery store on Saturday, ending a three-hour standoff during which he fatally shot a woman, authorities said. The man, who was chased by police after he was suspected of repeatedly shooting his grandmother and another […]

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Israel evacuates 800 White Helmets to Jordan in face of Syria advance

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2018

SYRIA (AFP): Israel has evacuated 800 White Helmets rescuers and their family members threatened by advancing Syrian regime forces to Jordan for resettlement in Britain, Canada and Germany, Amman said Sunday. Founded in 2013, the Syria Civil Defence, or White Helmets, is a network of first responders which rescues wounded in the aftermath of air […]

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Myanmar’s Rohingya panel head refutes criticism by outgoing secretary

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2018

YANGON (Reuters): The chairman of an international panel set up by Myanmar to advise on the Rohingya crisis has rebutted criticism by the body’s former secretary, saying the panel is effective and the government has acted on its recommendations. Former Thai foreign minister Surakiart Sathirathai, who last year was picked by Myanmar to chair the […]

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Pakistan

PPP’s efforts against poverty alleviation are recognised globally: Bilawal

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2018

F.P. Report SEHWAN/ DADU: Pakistan People Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Sunday carried forward his election campaign across Sindh visiting the towns of Sehwan Sharif and Dadu just days before the general elections. Addressing a campaign rally in Sehwan, the PPP chairman said the role of the PPP in poverty alleviation has been […]

Nation, army to stay determined, steadfast in face of terrorism: Army Chief

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Sunday said the nation and the army would stay determined and steadfast in the face of cowardly acts of terrorism. Expressing grief on the martyrdom of Ikramullah Gandapur in a suicide attack, the army chief said, “We have lost another patriotic political leader.” […]

Rafique cries foul over narcotics court verdict on Abbasi

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader Khawaja Saad Rafique on Sunday called the verdict of special anti-narcotics court against Hanif Abbasi similar to the decisions given by the courts on Bhutto case and Nawaz Sharif hijacking case. A special anti-narcotics court sentenced Abbasi to life in ephedrine quota case late Saturday, just four days […]

ECP postpones election in NA-60 following Hanif Abbasi’s sentence

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) postponed polls in NA-60, Rawalpindi constituency on Sunday following Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Hanif Abbasi’s sentence. “The polling schedule for NA-60 will be issued later,” the ECP said. A special anti-narcotics court sentenced Abbasi to life in the ephedrine quota case late Saturday, just four days […]

PML-N workers protest in Rawalpindi against Hanif Abbasi’s life sentence

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Dozens of Pakistan Muslim Legaue-Nawaz (PML-N) workers staged a protest at 6th Road in Rawalpindi on Sunday against party leader Hanif Abbasi’s life sentence. The protest was led by Senator Chaudhry Tanvir and Sardar Naseem. A special anti-narcotics court sentenced Abbasi to life in ephedrine quota case late Saturday, just four days […]

Six polling officers arrested in Sindh for opening postal ballot papers

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Six polling officers were arrested On Saturday night in the Sanghar and Sehwan districts of Sindh after they were caught trying to open postal ballot papers. The arrested officers include assistant returning officer (ARO) Qurban Ali Memon, Muhammad Saleh a clerk at the local tehsil office, senior clerk Abid Ali, junior clerk Mohammad […]

Afghanistan

Kabul explosion kills 11, injures 14 shortly after Afghan vice-president Abdul Rashid Dostum’s return

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2018

KABUL (AFP): An explosion near Kabul’s international airport killed 11 people, injured 14 on Sunday, officials said, shortly after Afghan vice-president Abdul Rashid Dostum returned to the country after more than a year in exile. Scores of senior government officials, political leaders and supporters had gathered at the airport to greet the powerful ethnic Uzbek […]

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Military exercises of Tajikistan, Russia near Afghan border aimed at averting Daesh attacks: Sources

By The Frontier Post | July 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Thousands of armed forces of Tajikistan and Russia started joint military exercises near the border of Afghanistan on last Tuesday. The governments of Tajikistan and Russia said that the military exercises were aimed at curbing the attacks of terrorists outside the borders of Afghanistan. The Afghan defence ministry welcomed the military exercises. […]

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14 civilians die in airstrike, says MoD

By The Frontier Post | July 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has confirmed over 10 civilians have been killed in the airstrike in northern Kunduz province, according to a statement on Friday. The airstrike was conducted by security forces in the Rabat locality of Chahardara district on Thursday. “According to reports during operation in Charhardara district 14 civilians […]

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Security forces, Taliban suffer casualties

By The Frontier Post | July 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Afghan civilians, security forces and Taliban suffered casualties as a result of coordinated attack of Taliban in Qara Bagh district in Ghazni province. Taliban fighters attacked security outposts in Qara Bagh district, Ghazni governor’s spokesman Muhammad Arif Noori told Afghan Islamic Press. The gunfight lasted till morning, he said. According to initial […]

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Fruit exporters complain of bribes, delays

By The Frontier Post | July 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk KANDAHAR: Traders from southern Kandahar province grumble about problems in exporting fruit and other products to neighbouring Pakistan. The complaints about export issues crop up as the fresh fruit season has begun in Kandahar, which also sells other products to Pakistani business people. Fresh Fruit Traders Union head Haji Nanai Agha, told Pajhwok […]

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Three Daesh gunmen killed

By The Frontier Post | July 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: Three Islamic State fighters were killed as a result of bombardment of the foreign forces in Haska Maina district of Nangarhar province of Afghanistan. A pilotless aircraft of the foreign forces targeted Islamic State or Daesh sanctuaries in Malki and Oghaz areas in Haska Maina district, Nangarhar governor’s spokesman Attaullah Khugiyani told […]

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Business

Fans shows interest to buy Porsche’s first electric car

By The Frontier Post | July 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk BERLIN: German carmaker hopes US$75,000 car, which begins production in 2019 and can travel more than 300 miles on one charge, will rival Tesla’s Model S Porsche fans are already signing up to order the carmaker’s first fully electric vehicle, the Taycan, Autocar reports. The British weekly car magazine said the German company, […]

Amazon and others working to counter Trump’s tax plans

By The Frontier Post | July 21, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters): Big companies in the United States from Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) to Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T) and Alcoa Corp (AA.N) are working to counter the effect of the Trump administration’s trade policies and to head off new tariffs. Companies are attempting to avoid any confrontation with U.S. President Donald Trump but want to exert […]

Weekly inflation witnesses nominal decreases

By The Frontier Post | July 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: The weekly inflation for the week ended on July 19, for the combined income group witnessed nominal decrease of 0.04 percent as compared to the previous week. The Sensitive Price Indicator (SPI) for the week under review in the above mentioned group was recorded at 228.68 points against 228.78 points registered in […]

Dollar down on fresh Trump trade threats

By The Frontier Post | July 21, 2018

LONDON (AFP): The dollar dropped against the euro as comments by US President Donald Trump risked ratcheting up trade war tensions, while stocks diverged. Artjom Hatsaturjants, research analyst at Accendo Markets, said “market sentiment soured on President Trump criticising the Fed for hiking rates and threatening to go ‘whole hog’ on imposing tariffs on all […]

Turkey: Govt gross debt stock up in June

By The Frontier Post | July 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: The Turkish government’s gross debt stock totaled 969.8 billion Turkish liras (nearly $209 billion) at the end of June, the Treasury and Finance Ministry announced on Friday. Last month, the gross debt stock — the outstanding debt of public sector institutions, the Central Bank, private companies and households — rose 19.5 percent […]

N. Korea’s economy shrinks under weight of sanctions

By The Frontier Post | July 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk SEOUL: North Korea’s economy shrank 3.5 percent in 2017, according to Seoul’s Bank of Korea on Friday. It means the North slumped to its poorest performance since 1997 when the country was in the grip of a deadly famine. Moreover, the decline represented a turnaround from North Korea’s 3.9 percent economic expansion in […]

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Sports

Pakistan whitewash Zimbabwe in five-match ODI series

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2018

BULAWAYO (Monitoring Desk): Pakistan have defeated Zimbabwe by 131 runs in the final ODI of the five-match series in Bulawayo, to complete a well-deserved whitewash. Chasing a target of 365 runs, the home side could only muster 233 runs for the loss of four wickets in their allotted fifty overs. Zimbabwe batsmen were guilty of […]

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Fakhar Zaman becomes fastest player to score 1000 runs

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2018

BULAWAYO (Monitoring Desk): Pakistani opening batsman Fakhar Zaman has become the quickest batsman to score the quickest 1000 runs in one-day international (ODI) history. Zaman achieved the feat against Zimbabwe in the fifth and final ODI when he took the field, needing just 20 runs to achieve the milestone The opening batsman reached the milestone […]

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Top seed Chou beats veteran Lee in Singapore Open

By The Frontier Post | July 21, 2018

Singapore (Agencies): Singapore Open top seed Chou Tien Chen on Friday beat South Korea’s Lee Hyun Il 21-18, 21-6 to book himself a spot at the men’s singles semifinals. It was the first major test for the Taiwanese world number 7 but he downed 38-year-old Lee in just 31 minutes. “My opponent slowed down in […]

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CPL: Shoaib Malik to lead Guyana Amazon Warriors

By The Frontier Post | July 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: Caribbean Premier League team Guyana Amazon Warriors have appointed Pakistan’s Shoaib Malik as their captain for the 2018 Caribbean Premier League which runs from 8 August to 16 September 2018. Malik, a veteran of 103 T20 internationals and 264 ODIs, has had previous captaincy experience as leader of his national team, Pakistan, […]

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Juan rescues Manchester United from opening pre-season defeat

By The Frontier Post | July 21, 2018

Los Angeles (Agencies): Opening pre-season games are often soporific affairs and Manchester United’s 2018-19 edition was no different. Before a sparse crowd of 37,660 that was markedly below the University of Phoenix Stadium’s 63,400 capacity, José Mourinho’s men ended with a draw courtesy of Juan Mata’s late strike. The manager fielded an XI that had […]

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South Africa bounces back with Maharaj’s 8-for 116

By The Frontier Post | July 21, 2018

COLOMBO (Agencies): Spinner Keshav Maharaj thanked his lucky stars as well as the pitch on Friday after his record eight-wicket haul helped South Africa fight back on the opening day of the second Test against Sri Lanka. “I think it was written in the stars by God that things worked out this way,” Maharaj said […]

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Fashion

Hrithik Roshan, Tiger Shroff starrer to be shot in 14 world cities

By The Frontier Post | July 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff starrer Yash Raj Films’ untitled mega-action entertainer is all set to go on floors soon. The project already seems exciting as it’s for the first time that Hrithik and Tiger are coming together in a film. From what we hear latest on this one, the film will […]

Varun Dhawan and Shashanka Ghosh to collaborate in upcoming project

By The Frontier Post | July 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Director Shashanka Ghosh is in high demand post the success of his latest release Veere Di Wedding that starred Kareena Kapoor Khan, Swara Bhasker, Shikha Talsania and Sonam Kapoor. The latest news around the director is that he will soon be working with the dashing Varun Dhawan. And this is not based on hearsay, […]

Arjun Kapoor likely to replace Salman Khan in ‘No Entry sequel’

By The Frontier Post | July 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Post the success of No Entry, makers of the film have decided to make a sequel of the film. While there were rumours that the film will bring back the hit pair – Salman Khan and Anil Kapoor together, looks like the same may not happen now. The sequel of the film […]

Salman Khan to start shooting of ‘Bharat’ from next month

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Salman Khan and Priyanka Chopra are all set to unite on the big screen in Ali Abbas Zafar’s Bharat. The film will also star Disha Patani who will play actor’s love interest in his younger days in the film. Now the latest update coming in on Bharat is that the team will begin […]

Jacqueline Fernandez and Kartik Aryan likely to make a pair in upcoming “Kirik Party”

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: While everyone’s been talking about Kartik Aryan being roped in for the Hindi remake of Kirik Party, the Kannada hit movie, we hear that Jacqueline Fernandez is being considered to star opposite Kartik in the film which will be directed by Abhishek Jain and produced by Ajay Kapoor, Dheeraj Wadhwan and Vrithika […]

Mouni Roy to be seen with Rajkummar Rao in ‘Made in China’

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Mouni Roy has her kitty full of impressive projects lined-up in the near future. With her big Bollywood debut, Gold opposite Akshay Kumar on Independence Day this year, the actress is all set to take the industry by storm. Mouni will then be seen in Ayan Mukerji’s Brahmastra that stars Ranbir Kapoor, […]

Technology

Fans shows interest to buy Porsche’s first electric car

By The Frontier Post | July 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk BERLIN: German carmaker hopes US$75,000 car, which begins production in 2019 and can travel more than 300 miles on one charge, will rival Tesla’s Model S Porsche fans are already signing up to order the carmaker’s first fully electric vehicle, the Taycan, Autocar reports. The British weekly car magazine said the German company, […]

Samsung to launch Foldable Samsung Galaxy X next year

By The Frontier Post | July 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk BEIJING: We all are super excited to see the Samsung’s first foldable phone ever. We have already heard a lot of rumors about the Foldable Samsung Galaxy X. Even though some of the leaks have unveiled the most astonishing features of this upcoming phone. Recently, a new report from “The Wall Street Journal” showed up. […]

Social media, blogging help shape political opinion

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The social media expedites political campaigns of contesting candidates with easy access and least expenses to approach and convince their potential voters. The social media not only helps political parties to disseminate their manifesto messages on social issues besides creating political awareness abound them on economical and political progress of the country […]

EU fines Google $5B for illegal practices via Android

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk BRUSSELS: The European Commission on Wednesday imposed a €4.34 billion ($5.06 billion) fine on Google for breaching the EU’s antitrust rules through Android. For the last seven years Google has imposed illegal restrictions on device manufacturers and GSM operators who use its operating system — Android — to strengthen the dominance of its […]

Dell to launch of its G Series

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Committed to providing the ultimate gaming experience for everyone, Dell announced the launch of its new Dell G Series on Wednesday, in association with the Pakistan Rugby Union. Revitalizing the Dell’s gaming portfolio this suite of PCs is designed and engineered for the gamer who prioritizes performance and excellent gameplay. Delivering gaming […]

Pakistan ranked low in digital literacy

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: Despite a rapid increase in internet connectivity and gender parity in Pakistan, the country has been ranked lower than India, Iran, Sri Lanka and even Bangladesh on the Inclusive Internet Index of the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), primarily due to unavailability of content in local language. On the index, Pakistan stood at […]

Health

Eating dinner late could increase cancer risk

By The Frontier Post | July 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk BARCELONA: According to a study that was conducted at the Barcelona Institute for Global Health in Spain, eating your final meal of the day too late can increase the risk of developing cancer. The relationship between food and cancer has been investigated a great deal. For instance, regularly eating fresh vegetables has been […]

Health department issues Congo alert

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Health Department of Sindh has issued a Congo alert in Karachi, before Eid-ul-Adha. Provincial health department has decided to set up medical camps in all minor and major cattle markets of Karachi, including Super Highway Cattle Market. According to Dr. Tahir Aziz, director of health, Karachi, all the district health officers and […]

Keeping blood pressure in control could minimize the risk of Dementia

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: Every day, Dr. Walter Koroshetz, 65, takes a pill as part of his effort to help keep his brain healthy and sharp. The pill is his blood pressure medication. And Koroshetz, who directs the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, says controlling high blood pressure helps him reduce his risk of […]

Summer heat waves can slow human Brain: Research

By The Frontier Post | July 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: New research suggests heat stress can muddle our thinking, making simple math a little harder to do. “There’s evidence that our brains are susceptible to temperature abnormalities,” saysJoe Allen, co-director of the Center for Climate, Health and the Global Environment at Harvard University. And as the climate changes, temperatures spike and heat waves are more […]

Distress puts you at risk of chronic disease

By The Frontier Post | July 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: Dealing with anxiety, depression, and stress at intense levels for a long time can impact our long-term physical health. But what if we are exposed to low levels of psychological distress? Does it still jeopardize our well-being? According to a new study, the answer is “yes.” ‘Even low levels of distress’ […]

Govt bans use of mercury dental fillings for children

By The Frontier Post | July 14, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government has immediately banned the use of mercury dental fillings for children below 15 year throughout the province to protect them from catching serious diseases. Directorate-General of Health Services, KP, in its notification (2405-70/Dev:/General File(SDPI) Dental) addressed to all district health officers, medical superintendents, Dean of Khyber College […]

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Travel

Frontier Airlines offers cheap flights around US

By The Frontier Post | July 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk ORLANDO: Frontier Airlines is having a sale on flights around the U.S., with deals starting at $20. The cheapest flights include $20 fares between Atlanta and Cincinnati, Greenville and Orlando, Oklahoma City and San Antonio, and more. For $24, book a flight between Austin and Tampa, Jacksonville and Austin, or to Orlando from […]

Emirates wins world’s best inflight entertainment award for 14th consecutive

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk DUBAI: Emirates has won world’s best inflight entertainment award for the 14th year in a row at the prestigious Skytrax World Airline Awards 2018. The airline also secured a service excellence award for best airline staff service in the Middle East this year. The Awards are considered a global benchmark of airline excellence. […]

Bodrum town on Aegean shore attracts tourists

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUGLA: Turkey’s popular resort town on the Aegean shore, Bodrum, attracts tourists from all over the world with its unique landscape, white summer houses and local hospitality, the town’s mayor said. In an interview with Anadolu Agency, Bodrum Mayor Mehmet Kocadon said families love varied attractions in Bodrum in southwestern Mugla province and […]

Sichuan Airlines to purchase 10 more Airbus A350 XWBs

By The Frontier Post | July 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk BEIJING: Airbus confirmed at the Farnborough Airshow a deal agreed earlier in 2018 that Sichuan Airlines, based in the Southwestern Chinese city of Chengdu, has selected the A350 XWB to become the latest aircraft in its fleet. Sichuan Airlines operates the largest all-Airbus fleet in China with over 130 Airbus family aircraft. In […]

Heathrow to be the world’s biggest Airport

By The Frontier Post | July 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: A controversial decision by British lawmakers will make Heathrow Airport the world’s biggest airport in terms of traffic, CNN reported. At the moment, the world’s largest airport is Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, with a capacity of 104 million. The new proposal would increase passenger capacity from 80 million to 110 million by […]

Tourists warned of increase in crime by hotel rats’ gangs in Paris

By The Frontier Post | July 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk PARIS: Visitors to Paris this summer have been put on alert after a raft of thefts targeting tourists by a gang of petty thieves dubbed “hotel rats”. The criminals operate by blending in with visitors – both on the streets and in hotel lobbies – before stealthily picking pockets, swiping valuables and stealing […]

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Article

A Contemplation on Trump’s meeting with Putin

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2018

Hanif Ghaffari Finally, the meeting between the presidents of the United States and Russia was held in Helsinki, Finland. At the end of the meeting, the two sides emphasized the need for having interaction with each other to resolve international crises. It should be noted that those criseswas mainly created by the United States, and […]

Does an elected president or an unelected intelligence community govern US?

By The Frontier Post | July 21, 2018

John Wight The madness that gripped liberals and neocons within the Western political, media, and security establishments, over the sight of a US president having the temerity to treat his Russian counterpart – Vladimir Putin – as an equal rather than colonial vassal who knows his place, was and is more pronounced than anyone could […]

Afghanistan must convert warlords into ‘peace-lords’

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2018

Ihsanullah Omarkhail Afghanistan is struggling to achieve peace and stability. In the process, the government has to cope with both the problem of insurgency on one side and the warlords’ atrocities on the other. The latter problem was seen most recently in the case of Nizamuddin Qaisari, a militia commander in the country’s north. The […]

In Helsinki, Trump angers all Americans

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2018

Hussain Abdul Hussain For the first time since his candidacy, President Donald Trump has managed to unite Republicans and Democrats against him. In his statements during the press conference that followed his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, in Helsinki, Trump said that he had heard from US Director of National Intelligence, Dan Coats, about […]

Together against Trump and his dangerous policies

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2018

Batool Subeiti Tens of thousands of demonstrators poured into the streets of London on Friday to protest against the visiting ‘megalomaniac’ president of the United States. Holding placards and chanting slogans, the protestors called Donald Trump a “complete idiot” who does not understand how the world works. More than 100,000 protestors from all walks of […]

Come July: The living legacy of struggle for Kashmir

By The Frontier Post | July 17, 2018

Iqbal Khan Month of July has special significance with regard to struggle of Kashmiri people. Two events “Martyrs day” and “Kashmir’s Accession to Pakistan day” are commemorated of 13 and 19 July respectively. Martyrs’ Day is observed in Kashmir and the World over in remembrance of 22 Kashmiris killed on 13 July 1931 due to […]

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Editorial

IPPs, gift or yoke

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2018

In the Pakistan People’s Party second tenure of government in 1993-96, cobweb power purchase agreements (PPAs) were made with Independent Power Producers (IPPs) the clauses of which were heavily loaded against the national interest, particularly the capacity charges clause. But on the contrary, party leadership through persistent public relations and media campaigns; dishonestly told the […]

India’s regional designs

By The Frontier Post | July 21, 2018

Foreign Office Spokesman, Dr. Muhammad Faisal while responding to a question about the reports of opening of ‘Free Baluchistan Office’ in New Delhi, said Indian interference in Pakistan is an established fact which indicates its hegemonic designs in the region. He said, “India needs to act as a responsible member of international community and desists […]

IMFs conditions for bail out package

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2018

Media reports reveal that International Monetary Fund (IMF) has set tough conditions for granting bail out package to Pakistan to save it from the imminent default situation created by the previous PML-N government financial wizard Ishaq Dar. This time the international lending agency has stressed on the implementation what they call economic reforms prior to […]

Which charter of democracy?

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2018

Two former Prime Ministers Benazir Bhutto and Nawaz Sharif, who were leading two main stream political parties, Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz  PML-N had signed a charter of democracy (CoD) in May 2006 with an apparent objective of peoples’ participatory democracy. The people expected that if these political parties were allowed […]

Shift in US Afghan policy

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2018

It is a good omen that President Trump administration has realized that military solution of decades long Afghan war is not possible. The US top commander John Nicholson, who leads the NATO led Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan, said on Monday that Washington is ready to join direct negotiations with the Taliban in an effort […]

Water pricing stratagem

By The Frontier Post | July 17, 2018

Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar has asked the government to generate funds for construction of future dams through water pricing and contended that 25 percent funds required for major reservoirs  could be acquired from the people. Presiding over a meeting of Law and Justice Commission, the Chief Justice said the issue of water […]

Letters to Editor

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 […]

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 […]

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