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Ministers differ on mention of Senate chairman’s conduct in cabinet meeting

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: State Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Mohammad Khan Friday contradicted with Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry’s claims regarding mention of Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjrani’s conduct in federal cabinet meeting held a day earlier. On Thursday, the Senate chairman barred Chaudhry from attending proceedings of the upper house of the Parliament, after he failed […]

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NAB recommends placing Hamza and Salman Shehbaz on ECL

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has recommended to the Ministry of Interior placing the names of Hamza Shehbaz Sharif and his brother Salman Shehbaz on the Exit Control List (ECL). In a letter to the Ministry of Interior, NAB states that Hamza and Salman are under investigation. Hamza and Salman are facing […]

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Rabbani says one-sided accountability will not work in Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Senator Raza Rabbani speaking on the floor of the Upper House on Friday said one-sided accountability would not work. “Are politicians the only corrupt people in society,” Rabbani asked as he reiterated his call for across the board the board accountability. “One-sided accountability will not work in […]

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A true leader should take U-turns according to situation: PM Imran Khan

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that a leader who does not take U-turns as per the requirements of the situation is not a real leader. This he said while talking to media persons on Friday. PM Imran Khan, who has been criticized over the years over his apparent “U-turns”, said “[Adolf] […]

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Faizabad Dharna: Apex court expresses anger over AGP’s absence

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan, expressed anger over the absence of the attorney general of Pakistan on Friday while hearing a suo motu case on the sit-in staged by the Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) at Faizabad Interchange in 2017. Justice Mushir Alam headed a two-member bench and comprising Justice Qazi Faez Isa resumed […]

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Hussain Nawsaz statement on Al-Azizia reference not allowable, says Nawaz Sharif

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The disqualified prime minister Nawaz Sharif has said that Hussain Nawaz statement regarding Al-Azizia Steel Mills could not be presented as testimony in the court because the Steel Mills was started by Mian Muhammad Sharif not Hussain Nawaz. This he said while recording the statement before the accountability court in Islamabad on […]

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Global

YPG is ‘Syrian offshoot’ of PKK terror group: US envoy

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

WASHINGTON (AA): The PYD/YPG is the Syrian branch of the PKK terror group, the American Special Representative for Syria James Jeffrey said Thursday. He spoke at a panel at the Defense One Summit, which brings top military, foreign policy and intelligence leaders to Washington to discuss American security throughout the world. Jeffrey said U.S. operations […]

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Julian Assange charged in US: WikiLeaks

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

WASHINGTON (AFP): WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who was behind a massive dump of classified US documents in 2010, has been charged in the United States, WikiLeaks said Thursday. Prosecutors revealed the existence of the sealed indictment inadvertently in a court filing in an unrelated case, WikiLeaks said. The exact nature of the charges against Assange […]

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11 killed as Cyclone Gaja ravages Indian coast

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

CHENNAI (AFP): At least 11 people were reported dead Friday as a powerful cyclone battered India’s eastern coast, authorities said. Thousands of trees were felled by winds that destroyed homes and vehicles as hundreds of thousands fled to shelter homes. Cyclone Gaja packed winds of up to 120 kilometres (75 miles) per hour as it […]

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Absentee funeral prayer held in Istanbul for Khashoggi

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

ANKARA (AA): A funeral prayer in absentia for slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was held in Istanbul’s Fatih Mosque on Friday. The ceremony was widely attended by activists and political figures calling for unity and justice for the journalist. Khashoggi, a frequent contributor to The Washington Post, was killed Oct. 2 inside the Saudi Consulate […]

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Netanyahu battles to save weakened ruling coalition

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

JERUSALEM (AFP): Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was battling to keep his government afloat on Friday after Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman quit over a ceasefire deal for Gaza. Left with a single seat majority in parliament after the walkout by Lieberman and his hawkish Yisrael Beitenu party, most media saw little way for Netanyahu to […]

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Suspected gas cylinder blast kills 42 on Zimbabwe bus

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

HARARE (AFP): At least 42 passengers were killed, Zimbabwe police said on Friday, after a suspected gas cylinder exploded on a bus, with pictures showing the burnt-out wreckage of the vehicle. “At the moment we know that more than 42 people died,” police spokesperson Charity Charamba told AFP after the accident late on Thursday, with […]

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Pakistan

PM Imran has proved he is Hitler, says Khursheed Shah

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

F.P. Report SUKKUR: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Khursheed Shah provided his analysis of a statement by Prime Minister Imran Khan regarding leaders taking U-turns. In a meeting with senior journalists, Prime Minister Khan said a leader who does not know how to take U-turns according to the requirements of the situation is not a […]

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President Alvi unhappy with 32-vehicle protocol, refuses to exit Lahore airport

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: President Arif Alvi on Friday expressed resentment over the huge protocol assigned to him on his arrival at Lahore’s Allama Iqbal International Airport. In a tweet, he told that at least 32 vehicles are present outside the airport to escort him to the venue. Refusing to take the protocol, the president insists […]

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PM shares concerns with Sanjrani over barring Fawad Chaudhry from Senate

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan expressed his concerns over an entry ban on Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry from Senate sessions, during a telephonic conversation with Upper House Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani. According to details, PM Khan urged Senate chairman to resolve the matter with mutual understanding. On which, Sanjrani told the premier that he […]

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Era of progress begins in Balochistan, says Lt Gen Asim Bajwa

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

F.P. Report CHAMAN: Commander Southern Command, Lieutenant General Asim Saleem Bajwa on Friday inaugurated Pakistan’s first ever Astro Turf cricket stadium in Chaman, Balochistan. Lt Gen Bajwa inaugurated the stadium by playing a shot, before handing it over to the cricket association. Addressing the inaugural ceremony, the commander southern command said that the time of […]

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5 factories sealed in Punjab for using textile dyes in ketchup

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: The Punjab Food Authority has sealed a number of factories across the province for gross violations of hygiene and safety in preparation of food ingredients. Out of 39 production units checked, five factories were sealed, seven were fined and 26 warned for manufacturing substandard ketchup, mayonnaise and other sauces, the Punjab Food […]

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Saudi envoy meets Speaker NA to discuss bilateral issues

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) Nawaf bin Saeed Al-Malkiy on Friday called on Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser in Islamabad. The meeting that took place in the Parliament House, discussed the matters of mutual interest between the two Islamic countries. Expressing his views, the speaker national assembly said “Pakistan […]

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Afghanistan

Heavy clashes reported in Kunduz

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Heavy clashes erupted among the Afghan security forces and the Taliban militants in Kunduz late on Wednesday night, inflicting casualties both on the militants and the security forces. The 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan Military in the North in a statement said the Taliban militants launched coordinated attacks on security posts […]

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AIHRC accused of monopoly, ethnic bias

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Participants of a meeting in Kabul accused the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) leadership of ‘monopoly and ethnic prejudice’ and claimed 70 percent of shortlisted eligible candidates for the rights body’s membership hailed from a single tribe. They demanded the committee, tasked with selecting eligible candidates for membership of the AIHRC, […]

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Afghanistan has no secret deal with India: Minister

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Describing India as a long-term partner of Afghanistan, Finance Minister Mohammad Humayon Qayoumi, has said that his country has no secret deal with New Delhi. “Afghanistan has no secret deals with India,” he said at the School of Advanced international Studies of John Hopkins University. The relationship between the two countries is […]

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Tadin Khan vows to follow in his brother’s footsteps

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk KANDAHAR: The police chief for southern Kandahar province, Tadin Khan, has pledged to follow into the footsteps of his slain brother and predecessor. Maj. Gen. Tadin Khan was appointed as the police chief of Kandahar after the killing of Gen. Abdul Raziq. During an exclusive interview with Pajhwok Afghan News, Tadin Khan assured […]

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‘Taliban kill over 35 security forces’

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk FARAH CITY: At least 30 security forces have been killed during Taliban militants’ attack on battalion in western Farah province of Afghanistan, public representatives said on Thursday. Sha Mahmood Naemi, the deputy provincial council head, told Pajhwok Afghan News the militants launched a coordinated attack on a joint Afghan National Army (ANA) and […]

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Police intervene as Kabul University students fight over Ghazni unrest

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

KABUL (Pajhwok): A verbal dispute between students of Kabul University led to physical fight in the university’s hostile Thursday noon. Fawad Ahmad, a student of third year of journalism faculty, told Pajhwok Afghan News that the clash took place after an argument over militants’ attacks in Malistan and Jaghori districts of southern Ghazni province turned […]

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Business

China offer unlikely to trigger breakthrough in trade talks

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

WASHINGTON (Agencies): China’s written response to U.S. demands for trade reforms is unlikely to trigger a breakthrough at talks between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping later this month, a senior Trump administration official told on Thursday. Beijing provided the Trump administration with its document earlier this week, responding to a months-long request from U.S. […]

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Oil prices fall on concerns of oversupply

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters): Oil prices slipped on Thursday, weighed down by rising supply going into a market in which consumption is expected to slow down amid a glum economic outlook. Front-month Brent crude oil futures were trading at $65.88 per barrel at 0441 GMT, down 24 cents, or 0.4 percent, from their last close. U.S. West […]

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Bitcoin falls to lowest level in over a year

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

WASHINGTON (Bloomberg): Bitcoin, world’s largest cryptocurrency, tumbled as much as 11%, with most of the loss coming within a half hour window. Photo: Bloomberg Portland: Bitcoin tumbled below $6,000 for the first time since August and reached the lowest level in over a year, breaking the recent stretch of tranquility exhibited by the notoriously volatile […]

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Emirates Airline half-year profit plunges 86% due to hike oil prices

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

DUBAI (AFP): Emirates Airline on Thursday posted an 86 percent drop in half-year profits as the Middle East’s leading carrier was hit by a hike in oil prices and currency devaluations. The Dubai-based airline in a statement its net profit in the six months to September 30 was also impacted by other challenges and expected […]

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Aldar Properties’ profits fall 30% in Q3

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

DUBAI (Arabian Business): Aldar Properties CEO Talal Al Dhiyebi said that government initiatives such as the AED 50 billion Ghadan 21 programme, changes to residency visa regulations and Adnoc’s AED 484 billion capital investment plans “will accelerate national development and support sustainable long-term growth.” Aldar Properties net profits dropped 30 percent to AED 420 million […]

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Ford CEO open to investors in autonomous vehicles but cautious on VW

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

MIAMI (Reuters): Ford Motor Co (F.N) Chief Executive Jim Hackett told Reuters the automaker is open to investment by automakers and others in its autonomous vehicle business, but cautioned that expanding partnerships with German automaker Volkswagen AG (VOWG_p.DE) (VOWG.DE) is a “delicate dance.” Volkswagen’s supervisory board is scheduled to meet on Thursday to review a […]

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Sports

Pakistan strikes early, as NZ opt to bat first  

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk ABU DHABI: The Pakistani bowlers have continued their good form and dismantle the New Zealand batting line as they managed only 134 runs so far for the loss of seven wickets in the on first day of the Abu Dhabi test on Friday. According to details, Muhammad Abbas, Hasan Ali and Yasir Shah […]

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Chelsea ‘face two-year transfer ban’

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

LONDON (Agencies): Chelsea allegedly face the threat of a two-year transfer ban following a Fifa investigation into their signing of foreign under-18 players, including former striker Bertrand Traore. Based on documents from Football Leaks, French website Mediapart claims 19 Chelsea signings have been looked at in a three year-long investigation. Mediapart alleges that 14 of […]

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Doping: weightlifter Lin banned for eight years

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

ZURICH (Agencies): Taiwan’s Lin Tzu-chi, a former weightlifting world record holder, has been banned for eight years for a doping offense by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), the tribunal said in a statement on Thursday. Lin, who broke two world records in the women’s 63 kg category at the 2014 Asian Games in […]

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Djokovic into semis after dismissing Zverev

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

LONDON (Agencies): Novak Djokovic booked his place in the semi-finals of the ATP Finals as the world number one dispatched Alexander Zverev 6-4, 6-1 on Wednesday. Djokovic is chasing a sixth ATP Finals title and his first in the prestigious season-ending event at London’s O2 Arena since 2015. In his 11th appearance at the Finals, […]

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Pakistan look to Yasir, Abbas to tame ‘tough’ New Zealand

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

ABU DHABI (Monitoring Desk): Sarfraz said he expects more from Yasir, who managed just eight wickets against Australia. “Yes, our bowling attack is good,” said Sarfraz on Thursday. “Abbas has been bowling superbly while Yasir didn´t look as great as we had expected, but in this series I expect more from Yasir.” Yasir has been […]

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Wasim Akram to continue working with T10 League

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

KARACHI (Monitoring Desk): Former legendary pacer Wasim Akram will be part of both T10 League and the Pakistan Super League (PSL), Cricket Pakistan learned on Thursday. Former Pakistan captain Akram — who is associated with the T10 League as the talent hunt director and is also a part of the coaching staff of Maratha Arabians […]

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Fashion & Movies

Bollywood pour in wishes for newlyweds Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone are the couple of the moment and there is no denying that. The couple got married in Konkani and Sindhi style near Lake Como, Italy. Many ceremonies took place over three to four days as the couple and their close friends and family members had a memorable […]

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Kajol, Ajay Devgn, appeared together on ‘Koffee With Karan-6’

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Not everyday it happens when we see Karan Johar and Ajay Devgn under one roof. This time around, thanks to Kajol, who has managed to bring together her favourite men and have a good time together while sipping some hot Koffee. This has come as a pleasant surprise for all of us […]

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Salman Khan shares a picture from ‘Bharat’

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif have been shooting for Bharat since the mid of this year. The duo has pulled all possible strings to make this one a spectacle. Directed by Ali Abbas Zafar, the film has been shot at various locations from Malta to Ludhiana. Disha Patani is also a part […]

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‘Thugs of Hindostan’ struggle on day 6 at box office

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Thugs of Hindostan, the big Diwali release of the year, has been struggling at the box office ever since its earnings came crashing down on its day two. The film that boasts of a stellar star cast including Aamir Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Katrina Kaif and Fatima Sana Shaikh collected around Rs 4 […]

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Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh are officially married couple

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk ITALY: Two of the Bollywood’s undisputed stars Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone are now married. According to India Today, the couple has tied the knot in holy matrimony. The Konkani-style nuptials of the power couple just got over now and Ranveer and Deepika are an officially married couple now! The couple wanted their […]

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Final season of Game of Thrones will premier in April next year

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: The final season of Game of Thrones will premier in April 2019, HBO confirmed. Winter had arrived in Westeros, but the wait seems eternal for the fans of the fantasy series. The final season will consist of just six episodes, each reportedly being feature-length or close to feature-length in runtime Season 7 […]

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Science & Technology

OPPO to launch A7 on November 22 in China

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk BEIJING: OPPO A7 has been in the rumors since several weeks. The entire specs of the smartphone have surfaced through recent leaks, but OPPO is yet to confirm on its launch date. Fresh information suggests that the company may launch the smartphone on Nov. 22 in China. The OPPO A7 is yet another […]

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China’s artificial Sun hotter than real sun

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk BEIJING:  At 100 million °C, the reactor attained the minimum temperature needed for sustained nuclear fusion. Researchers from China’s Hefei Institutes of Physical Sciences announced that China’s ‘artificial sun’ just became the hottest known nuclear fusion experiment on Earth — literally, with the plasma reaching 100 million degrees Celsius. For some perspective, our […]

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YouTube VR introduces for the Oculus Go

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: YouTube is launching its virtual reality app on the Oculus Go mobile VR headset today, after announcing its plans in September. The app will be available in the Oculus Store, joining similar apps for Samsung Gear VR, Sony PlayStation VR, Google Daydream VR, and desktop VR headsets. It’s a helpful addition to […]

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More than 3,300 satellites to be launched by 2027: study

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Around 330 satellites with a mass over 50 kg will be launched on average each year by 2027 for government agencies and commercial organizations worldwide, according to the latest Euroconsult report. The figure is a threefold increase over the previous decade, mostly due to the rise of small satellites and large constellations, […]

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Amazon inks deal with Apple to sell iPhones

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters): Amazon.com Inc said it would carry more Apple Inc products globally in time for the holiday shopping season, as the technology rivals put aside past differences to boost sales. In coming weeks, the world’s biggest online retailer will sell the latest editions of Apple’s iPhone, iPad and other devices in the United States, […]

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NASA to launch Falcon 9 for important science missions

By The Frontier Post | November 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: NASA has certified SpaceX’s Falcon 9 to launch the agency’s most important science missions, giving the agency new options that could result in lower costs. SpaceX said that the NASA Launch Services Program (LSP) awarded its Category 3 certification for the company’s Falcon 9 rocket. That certification allows NASA to use the […]

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Health

First brain tumour surgery without anesthesia held

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: A government hospital has carried out a successful surgery of a cancer patient without general anaesthesia for the first time, showing the positive changes towards treatment facilities and technologies in Pakistan. A team of neurosurgeons headed by Professor Dr. Rizwan Masood Butt removed more than 90 percent tumour of a patient during […]

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World Diabetes day observed: Over 40 mln people suffering from disease in Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The World diabetes day was observed across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa here Wednesday where speakers and health experts warned that  diabetic patients in Pakistan can suffer eye sight lost, paralyses and heart diseases. They said that over 40 million people are suffering from the disease in Pakistan while across the world some 422 million […]

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Pneumonia kills 16% of children under 5 years old in Africa

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

SIERRA LEONE: To mark the World Pneumonia Day, civil society organizations from Africa and Haiti are asking their governments to step-up to eradicate Pneumonia which is responsible for more child mortalities than any other diseases like AIDS, Malaria and Measles combined. 25 Civil Society Organizations from Africa and Haiti continue to push policymakers through the […]

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World Diabetes Day to be observed today in Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Like other part of the globe, World Diabetes Day will also be observed in Pakistan on Wednesday to create awareness about the disease and its prevention and treatment aspects in public. The theme for World Diabetes Day 2018 is The Family and Diabetes. Various activities have been planned to raise awareness of […]

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Cholera outbreak kills 175 in Nigeria

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2018

NAIROBI (AFP): Suspected cholera cases have jumped in northeast Nigeria where Boko Haram violence has forced tens of thousands of people to seek refuge in crowded camps, the Norwegian Refugee Council said on Monday. The humanitarian group said 10 000 people have been affected by the fast-spreading cholera outbreak and 175 people have died in […]

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World Pneumonia Day passed unnoticed

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2018

Rifaqat Ullah Razarwal CHARSADDA: As all the attention of health departments is on polio this year World Pneumonia Day passed unnoticed here at Charsadda. However most of the people who use cell phones received an SMS from family’s doctors that people should vaccinate their children against pneumonia. World Pneumonia Day is observed on November 12 […]

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Travel

Emirates Airline half-year profit plunges 86% due to hike oil prices

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

DUBAI (AFP): Emirates Airline on Thursday posted an 86 percent drop in half-year profits as the Middle East’s leading carrier was hit by a hike in oil prices and currency devaluations. The Dubai-based airline in a statement its net profit in the six months to September 30 was also impacted by other challenges and expected […]

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Europe’s air passenger traffic grows in Q3

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

ANKARA (AA): Air passenger traffic in Europe grew 5 percent year-on-year in the third quarter of 2018, an airport authority said on Wednesday. “Passenger traffic growth in the EU market stood at 4.6 percent in the third quarter, remaining consistently stable over the 3-months period,” Airports Council International (ACI) Europe said in a statement. Airports […]

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Tourist dies after being bitten by cat in Morocco

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

LONDON (BBC): A British tourist has died after contracting rabies from a cat bite she received during a vacation in Morocco. Health officials in England announced the death today and said there is “no risk” to the public, according to the BBC. “There is no risk to the wider public in relation to this case […]

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UAE airlines offer special fares to celebrate National Day 

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk DUBAI: A lot of UAE expatriates look forward to going home for the holidays, especially around Christmas and New Year. Others are also probably eyeing a short getaway during the upcoming UAE National Day. However, the cost of air tickets tend to cut into the holiday cheer, as airfares normally go up during […]

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Emirates cuts fees for home check-in

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2018

DUBAI (Gulf News): Emirates is lowering the cost of its home check-in service as it prepares to cope with a huge travel rush during the upcoming holidays. The UAE-based carrier said on Sunday that it is cutting the price of its recently launched facility by Dh100 less, to encourage more passengers to complete all check-in […]

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Ryanair plane seized by French authorities

By The Frontier Post | November 10, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): A Ryanair plane has been seized by French authorities in a row over money in the latest problem for the airline. The French civil aviation authority grounded the Boeing 737 on Thursday at Bordeaux airport, before it was due to fly to Stansted with 149 passengers. It said the move was “a […]

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Articles

The Libya conference was a farce

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

Sam Hamad The Libya conference set up in Palermo Italy was a non-starter. It managed to achieve little more than showing that the European powers involved in Libya are a massive part of the rut that the country is stuck in. The Palermo conference held by Italian prime minister Giueseppe Conte with the stated purpose […]

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Together for peace

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

M. Azam Khan The present day world seem to have come full circle since the events of 9/11. Traditional threats now eclipse the previous dominant concern over non-traditional threats. The rise of China has become the most momentous event of the twenty first century. A rapid surge in China’s economic and military prowess is spawning […]

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Same war, different shape

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

Beril Dedeoglu The centenary of the Armistice, which marked the end of World War I, was commemorated all over the world. The ceremony in Paris was the most significant event, as more than 70 heads of state and government attended. It was, of course, necessary to mark this important anniversary as it was the bloodiest […]

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Borders and flags of Middle East 100 years on

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2018

Zekeriya Kursun For the Ottoman Empire, the First World War ended on Oct. 30 , while for other countries it ended on Nov. 11, 1918. Although it has been 100 years, Europe, which is responsible for the war, still spears to be under its effects, even though their problems seem to be resolved. Instead of […]

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What should Asia expect from Trump after the US midterms?

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2018

Ross Darrell Feingold Much like the rest of the world, Asian countries carefully watched the US midterm elections, anxious about how its outcome would affect US foreign policy. Although the Democrats taking the House of Representatives prompted much speculation about a congressional gridlock, this is unlikely to influence the policy direction President Donald Trump has […]

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Effects of global warming on climate of Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | November 11, 2018

Rimsha Baloch According to the profile of Pakistan, it is an autonomous country that occupies a strategic location in South Asia, with a wide variety of landscapes. On the southern side, the country has a coastline border of 1046 km along the Arabian Sea and the Gulf of Oman while the northern side exhibits the […]

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Editorial

Martyrdom of another police officer

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

With the merciless murder of SP Tahir Khan Dawar by hitherto unknown militant group in Afghanistan KP Police has lost another upright and dedicated officer. Earlier, he had survived two terrorizes attacks in Bannu. The Prime Minister Imran Khan has ordered an immediate inquiry into the shocking murder of SP Rural Peshawar. An Afghan official […]

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IMF’s assessment

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

The government has promised the IMF to separate policy and administrative functions of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) within 100 days of its tenure and undertake a full-fledged effort for maximum recovery of over Rs. 2 trillion taxes and power sector dues. Currently the FBR policy makers tend to introduce policies that allow for […]

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Industrial innovations

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

One of the factors of losing competitive edge in exports against other developing countries of the region is lack of introduction of latest technologies and innovations in the manufacturing sector for which the industrial policies pursued over the past 46 years are responsible. The cluster development arrangement suggests that infrastructure is necessary but innovation in […]

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Poverty alleviation

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2018

The Prime Minister Imran Khan unveiled the poverty alleviation initiative of his government by laying the foundation of a shelter house in Lahore. Speaking on this occasion, the Prime Minster said it would be coordinated effort of all state organs working on the poverty reduction project. He said that all relevant state organs will work […]

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Reforming FBR

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2018

Media reports about the failure of FBR to achieve the downwardly revised estimates of revenue collection reveal that the Prime Minister has hinted either to reform this tax collection body or abolish it to create a new organisation. The performance of Custom Department of the FBR is not that bad, however, the Inland Revenue Services […]

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Narrowing trade gap

By The Frontier Post | November 11, 2018

The current account deficit—the most worrying macroeconomic imbalance—marginally contracted to $ 11.8 billion in the first four months of the current fiscal year on the back of almost flat growth in imports for the fourth consecutive month, while pace of increase in exports remained steady despite numerous rounds of currency depreciations. The $ 11.8 billion […]

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Letters to Editor

Myths about Breast Cancer

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2018

October is celebrated as breast cancer awareness month across the globe. Unfortunately, in our society there are lots of superstitions about this disease which are aiding in increased death ratio. Since, breast cancer is the only type of cancer which can be easily detected at early stage; there is dire need of increased awareness to […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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