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Begum Kulsoom Nawaz condition is critical: Doctors

By The Frontier Post | June 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: The condition of Begum Kulsoom Nawaz the wife of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was critical, doctors said. A five member board of doctors in the London hospital while briefed the Sharif family that the condition of begum Kulsoom Nawaz is critical as she is on the ventiliator for the last many […]

Maryum Nawaz nomination paper accepted for NA-125 and NA-127

By The Frontier Post | June 18, 2018

F.P.Report LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz leader  Maryum Nawaz nomination paper for NA-125 was accepted by returning officer on Monday. Asif Bashir the returning officer accepted her nomination paper and declared Maryum Nawaz that she can contest election and rejected the entire objection. Maryam will contests the next general election which will be held on […]

President Mamnoon Hussian attends International conference on Water

By The Frontier Post | June 18, 2018

F.P.Report DUSHANBE: President Mamnoon Hussain on Monday arrived in Tajikistan to attend International conference “ Water for sustainable development” . The conference will be held at Dushanbe the capital of Tajikistan and started from June 20 to 21 on the importance of water and the achievement of sustainable. The conference will be hosted by Tajikistan […]

PTI distribute tickets on the basis of merit: Imran Khan

By The Frontier Post | June 18, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan said on Monday that he will not take any pressure and will review the party’s decisions regarding tickets for General Elections. This he said on Monday to the disgruntled PTI workers who were gathered at the residence of Imran Khan at Bani Gala and protesting over […]

Imran Khan Prosecutor submits reply to ECP

By The Frontier Post | June 18, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairperson Imran Khan’s lawyer submitted on Monday reply over objections to his candidacy for the upcoming general election to the Election Commission of Pakistan Assistant lawyer of Babar Awan said that the objections to Imran’s candidacy are baseless and based on fraud. It stated in the documents that the objection […]

SC orders to issue CNICs to transgender persons within 15 days

By The Frontier Post | June 18, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Monday ordered to issue computerized national identity cards (CNIC) to the transgender persons within 15 days and also ordered to a special committee in the this regard. While hearing a suo motu case at Lahore registry of Supreme Court, Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar presided […]

Global

Three dead, scores injured as strong earthquake jolts Osaka

By The Frontier Post | June 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk TOKYO: At least three people were killed including a minor girl and dozens others were injured after a powerful quake rocked Japan’s second city of Osaka on Monday. The local television images showed the horrible earthquake which hit at the height of rush hour in Osaka city of Japan. According to Japanese media, fortunately […]

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31 killed in Nigeria suicide blasts

By The Frontier Post | June 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk KANO: At least 31 peoples were killed in suicide attacks apparently carried out by suspected Boko Haram extremist using young girls in northeast Nigeria on Sunday. The local officials confirmed that the explosion hit the town of Damboa in Borno state of Nigeria and the attacker target the people when they were returning […]

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Seventeen people killed at a crowded Caracas club

By The Frontier Post | June 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk CARACAS: Seventeen people, including eight minors, were killed at a crowded Caracas club early Saturday ,Venezuelan officials said. The deaths occurred after a brawl broke out during a middle school graduation party and someone detonated the tear gas, sending more than 500 people rushing for the exits, said Interior and Justice Minister Nestor […]

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US President Trump, Melania extend Eid greeting to Muslim across the Globe

By The Frontier Post | June 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump and his wife Melania extended Eid greetings to Muslims across the Globe. “Melania and I wish Muslims across the United States and around the world a blessed Eid al-Fitr,” Trump said in a statement released by the White House press secretary’s office. “Today, as we reflect on the […]

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Two people stabbed to death in SA mosque attack

By The Frontier Post | June 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk JOHANNESBURG: Two Muslim worshippers were stabbed to death and three others were injured by a knife-wielding assailant at a mosque in Malmesbury outside Cape Town early Thursday morning, according to police. Police later shot the assailant dead. Western Cape police spokesman Lt. Col. Andre Traut told local eNCA television: “The suspect, believed to […]

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India expresses ‘deep dismay’ over Maldives prison sentences

By The Frontier Post | June 15, 2018

NEW DELHI (AP): India said Thursday it was dismayed by the 19-month prison sentence given to a former leader of the Maldives for failing to cooperate with a police investigation. A Maldives court sentenced Maumoon Abdul Gayoom to one year, seven months and six days in prison for failing to hand over his mobile phone […]

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Pakistan

PTI shows reservations over caretaker govt progress on electoral process

By The Frontier Post | June 18, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Leader of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Fawad Chaudhry has expressed reservations over the caretaker government’s progress on the electoral process in the country. Fawad said this while talking to media persons on Monday in Islamabad. PTI leader said that incumbent caretaker government is progressing very slowly and adding that he wrote a letter […]

Three brothers killed in landsliding in Zhob

By The Frontier Post | June 18, 2018

F.P. Report ZHOB: As many as three minor boys of the same family were killed and five others were injured in landsliding in Zhob district of Balochistan on the second day of Eid-ul-Fitr. According to details, the incidents was occurred in Silyaza area near Zhob in Balochistan and the ill-fated family was having picnic in […]

PTI afraid of my book’s contents: Reham Khan

By The Frontier Post | June 18, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Reham Khan, renowned journalist and former wife of Imran Khan has said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) is afraid of the contents of her upcoming autobiographical book. She said this while giving interview to an Indian media outlet on Sunday. Reham Khan claimed that PTI knows that what they have done in the past […]

Three killed, one injured in Bahawalpur road accident

By The Frontier Post | June 18, 2018

F.P. Report BAHAWALPUR: At least three people were killed when a jeep overturned Ahmadpur Sharqia area due to rain o n Sunday night. According to details, four passengers were travelling in  the jeep and the injured fourth passenger was shifted to nearby Bahawal Victoria Hospital.  

Murad Ali Shah refutes claims regarding his dual citizenship

By The Frontier Post | June 17, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Senior Leader of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and former Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah has rejected the rumors regarding his dual citizenship. Former CM Sindh shared a picture of the certificate of the renunciation of Canadian citizenship on his twitter account and according to the certificate; the citizenship has been abandoned […]

Three shot dead in Quetta

By The Frontier Post | June 17, 2018

F.P. Report QUETTA: at least three people including levies personnel were shot dead in Killi Bangulzai area of Quetta/ According to local media reports, some identified criminals opened indiscriminate firing on Levies vehicle, killing a Levies man and two others on the spot on Saturday evening in the provincial capital Police and security forces reached […]

Afghanistan

NSC extends ceasefire for 10 days

By The Frontier Post | June 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: National Security Council (NSC) has extended the ceasefire with the Taliban group for ten more days; the decision was taken in a meeting chaired by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday evening. The meeting regarding the extension of ceasefire with the Taliban group discussed the matter thoroughly and then taken the decision. […]

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14 killed, 45 injured in Jalalabad suicide attack

By The Frontier Post | June 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: At least 14 people were people were killed and 45 others were injured a suicide attack in restless Nangarhar province of Afghanistan on Sunday. Nangarhar provincial governor´s spokesman Attaullah Khogyani told Afghan media that the explosion happened outside the Nangarhar provincial governor´s office and it is also close to the Indian consulate. […]

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Suicide bomber killed 25 people at Nangarhar

By The Frontier Post | June 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: A suicide bomber has killed at least 25 people in the eastern province of Nangarhar by blowing himself up at a gathering of Taliban and government armed forces. The deadly blast on June 16, which Islamic State (IS) militants claimed responsibility for, occurred around the time Afghan President Ashraf Ghani was announcing […]

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Doors to dialogue with Taliban open, says CEO

By The Frontier Post | June 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Chief Executive Officer Dr. Abdullah says although the Taliban have shown utter disregard for civilian lives, door for negotiations will be kept open. In a free-wheeling interview with Deutsche Welle, he listed security and education for girls as two priorities for the national unity government. “Taliban are already defeated. Their ideals are […]

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US, UN envoys offer Eid greeting to Afghans

By The Frontier Post | June 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: In separate statements on Thursday, US Ambassador to Afghanistan John Bass and UN Secretary General’s Special Representative for Afghanistan Tadamichi Yamamoto have offered their congratulations on Eid-ul-Fitr to all Afghans. “I know, and I’m so happy to be celebrating Eid in Afghanistan this year. It’s such an important holiday, a chance for […]

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Reverse falling number of girls in school

By The Frontier Post | June 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: A global human rights organization has urged the World Bank, the Afghan government and donors to use a new education plan to reverse the falling number of girls in school. The new initiative — Education Quality Reform in Afghanistan (EQRA) — will be placed soon for approval before the World Bank’s executive […]

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Business

Expert predicts Bitcoin price to reach $60000

By The Frontier Post | June 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Phillip Nunn, CEO of The Blackmore Group and Wealth Chain Group, piqued the interest of the cryptocurrency and investing communities in January of this year when he made a prediction that the price of Bitcoin, in the year of 2018, would reach a bottom of $6,000 and a high of $60,000. At the […]

Emirates announces to hire cabin crew in Australia

By The Frontier Post | June 18, 2018

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

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

By The Frontier Post | June 18, 2018

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

SBP issued Rs.360 billion fresh notes on Eid-ul-Fiter

By The Frontier Post | June 17, 2018

F.P.Report KARACHI: Around 360 billion rupees fresh notes were issued by the State Bank of Pakistan on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fiter in Pakistan. This year the demand for fresh currency notes were 50 % more than from last year, The State Bank of Pakistan said. The SBP further said that the total booking limit of […]

Rupee crosses Rs124 mark in kerb market

By The Frontier Post | June 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk LAHORE: The rupee continued its spree of nosediving against the dollar, as the local currency depreciated further in the inter-bank market to an intraday high of Rs122.00 on Thursday before closing at Rs121.50. During the last week of Ramazan, the rupee has plunged by Rs5.64 against the dollar. In the last six months has […]

Oil prices remain stable as Russia, Saudi Arabia hinted to increase supply

By The Frontier Post | June 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: Oil prices steadied on Friday ahead of an OPEC meeting in Vienna next week as two of the world’s biggest producers, Saudi Arabia and Russia, indicated they were prepared to increase output. Benchmark Brent crude oil was down 20 cents at $75.74 a barrel by 0750 GMT, after falling 80 cents on Thursday. […]

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Sports

Chandimal rejects ball tampering charges

By The Frontier Post | June 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk SAINT LUCIA: Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal has rejected the ball tampering by using a sweet in his pocket before helping to rescue the Sri Lankan team with the bat on the fourth day of the second Test against the West Indies on Sunday. The third day of the second test was started […]

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Pakistan climbs to fifth spot in ODI rankings

By The Frontier Post | June 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk DUBAI: Pakistan cricket team have moved up to number five spot in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) rankings of one day international  (ODI). The ICC released the new rankings and according to it Australia slips to number six in the rankings, a first for them in the last 34 years. The last […]

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France takes advantage of technology beat Australia by 2-1

By The Frontier Post | June 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk RUSSIA: France has taken advantage of the technology in the FIFA World Cup 2018 and beat Australia by 2-1 win on Saturday. Striker Antoine Griezmann lashed home the historic spot kick in the 58th minute but Australia hit back with a penalty of their own when Samuel Umtiti inexplicably handled the ball in […]

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Messi missed penalty, Argentina and Iceland match ended with 1-1 goal

By The Frontier Post | June 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk RUSSIA: Lionel Messi’s missed a penalty chance against Iceland as the match between Argentina and Iceland was ended with 1-1 goal in the FiF World Cup Football tournament 2018 on Saturday. But instead of being the hero, Messi was the villain as his second-half spot-kick was easily saved by Hannes Halldorsson with the […]

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Sarfraz makes history for Pakistan as the most successful T-20I Captain

By The Frontier Post | June 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk Islamabad: Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed has now become the most successful T-20 International captain in the history of Pakistan cricket after a series win against Scotland on Thursday. Sarfraz now boasts a win percentage of 86.4 as captain and under his leadership Pakistan have won 12 T-20Is on the spin. Since Sarfraz was […]

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Sharapova out of Birmingham

By The Frontier Post | June 15, 2018

LONDON (Agencies): Maria Sharapova has withdrawn from next week’s WTA grass court event in Birmingham, opting instead to rest ahead of her return to Wimbledon after a three-year absence. The 31-year-old Russian, who was Wimbledon champion in 2004, has not played at the All England Club since 2015, when she made the semi-finals. She was […]

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Fashion

Will love to work with Ranveer Singh, says Ranbir Kapoor

By The Frontier Post | June 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Ranbir Kapoor is in the thick of promoting his upcoming film Sanju. The biopic based on the life and times of Sanjay Dutt is already creating a lot of excitement. The trailer won rave reviews. Ranbir Kapoor is essaying the part of Sanjay Dutt in the film, while Paresh Rawal will be […]

Rajkummar Rao to be seen in upcoming ‘Made In China’

By The Frontier Post | June 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Rajkummar Rao is all set to travel across Gujarat and China for Dinesh Vijan’s next. Post the amazing response received by Hindi Medium in the Chinese market, producer Dinesh Vijan has decided to come out with a quirky comedy. The story will trace the life of a struggling Gujarati businessman and the […]

Feel no pressure before a film’s release: Salman Khan

By The Frontier Post | June 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Salman Khan is back to set the box-office ablaze with his latest release Race 3. The film promises action-packed sequences with twists and turns. Apart from Salman the film also stars Jacqueline Fernandez, Anil Kapoor, Bobby Deol, Saqib Saleem and Daisy Shah. Salman said to media that he believe that fans don’t […]

Mahesh Babu soon to make entry in Bollywood

By The Frontier Post | June 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: One of the most popular south actors, Mahesh Babu, will be making his Bollywood debut soon. The actor has already had a few rounds of meetings with producers and his Bollywood debut is almost finalized. “It is known news that recently, Mahesh Babu flew to abroad along with his wife Namrata and […]

“Teefa in Trouble” to hit screens on July 20

By The Frontier Post | June 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: This summer, Ali Zafar has a delightful treat for his fans with his upcoming film ‘Teefa in Trouble’. The trailer of the Ali Zafar starrer was released on Thursday in Karachi. At the occasion, Zafar said that he hopes that fans will like the film. “My excitement level is hitting the roof,” […]

Saba Qamar getting married by end of 2018

By The Frontier Post | June 15, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Talented Pakistani Film and TV actress Qamar is all set to tie the knot by the end of this year and according to reports Saba’s would be husband has allowed the actress to continue her career in the showbiz industry. Saba Qamar is the popular Pakistani actress who got appreciation from the […]

Technology

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

By The Frontier Post | June 18, 2018

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

Young people preferring WhattsApp over Facebook for news

By The Frontier Post | June 15, 2018

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

New BlackBerry phone to revive grey brand

By The Frontier Post | June 13, 2018

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

Forza Horizon-4: Microsoft announces for Xbox One and PC

By The Frontier Post | June 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Forza Horizon 4, the imaginatively named sequel to 2016’s Forza Horizon 3 — has officially been announced for both the Xbox One and PC onstage at Microsoft’s E3 presentation. In keeping with the tick-tock cadence of the mainstream, ultra-realistic Forza Motorsport titles and the more laid-back Forza Horizon series, Forza Horizon 4 is an arcade racer. Instead of worrying about […]

Kingdom Hearts-III to be release in January 2019  

By The Frontier Post | June 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW York: Square Enix just announced Kingdom Hearts III’s release date, because why not? The long-awaited action-roleplaying game will be out on January 29, 2019, the publisher says. Technically this is a delay—Square had previously said Kingdom Hearts III would be out in 2018—but at least there’s a firm date now? And at least they […]

ZTE apologizes after paying disastrous price

By The Frontier Post | June 9, 2018

SHENZHEN (Reuters): The chairman of ZTE Corp apologized to staff and customers on Friday after the Chinese technology firm agreed to pay a $1 billion fine to the United States to end a supplier ban that has crippled its business. The deal allows China’s second-largest telecoms equipment firm to restart operations, reaffirm supplier relationships and […]

Health

Millions of heart patients possibly getting wrong dose

By The Frontier Post | June 18, 2018

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

Use of common drugs could increase the risk of depressions

By The Frontier Post | June 15, 2018

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

Good teeth and gum essential for good health

By The Frontier Post | June 14, 2018

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

Global warming to affect vegetables production across the world: Researchers

By The Frontier Post | June 13, 2018

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

Ebola outbreak in DR Congo to be end soon: WHO

By The Frontier Post | June 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk KINSHASA: The director general of the World Health Organization said he believed a swift end could be put to the outbreak of Ebola in northwestern DR Congo, some 21 days which has left 27 people dead over the past month. “I am cautiously optimistic that we shall be able to bring it to […]

No Polio case detected in Sindh

By The Frontier Post | June 12, 2018

Naimat Khan KARACHI: No polio case has been detected in the province of Sindh province from the last one year; however Karachi and Qambar-Shahdadkot district have been rated as high risk areas. This was disclosed in a meeting held here under the chairmanship of Caretaker Sindh Chief Minister Fazul-ur-Rehman to review performance of polio programme […]

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Travel

Emirates announces to hire cabin crew in Australia

By The Frontier Post | June 18, 2018

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

Air passenger traffic up in Europe in April

By The Frontier Post | June 12, 2018

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

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

By The Frontier Post | June 9, 2018

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

Thailand to build two new airports to serve more visitors

By The Frontier Post | June 8, 2018

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

Greece facing problems due to overtourism

By The Frontier Post | June 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk GREECE: Greece has faced a few problems in recent years. Attracting tourists hasn’t been one. The country is expected to welcome a record 32 million foreign travellers in 2018 – up from just 6.2 million in 1998 and 15 million in 2010. No major European destination has seen a bigger increase in visitor […]

Brisbane airport now accepts Bitcoin payment for World travelers

By The Frontier Post | June 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk BRISBANE: Bitcoin can now be used to purchase items at this Airport. The initial announcement came out in January when the Brisbane airport authorities announced plans to initiate the procedure of using cryptocurrencies as a medium of exchange at all outlets within the airport premises. The airport’s administration has quoted “the reduction of customer […]

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Article

Water scarcity- soluble or insoluble?

By The Frontier Post | June 15, 2018

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

Experts voice cautious optimism over India-China ties

By The Frontier Post | June 14, 2018

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

Trump deepens global disarray at G7

By The Frontier Post | June 13, 2018

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

Israeli academia: A distinctive facade of apartheid

By The Frontier Post | June 12, 2018

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

Our border has not officially changed, but…

By The Frontier Post | June 11, 2018

Hasan Ozturk On Oct. 3, 2017, I had written an article in this column with the headline, “Irak sinirini tasimayi yeniden tartissak” (If we were to re-discuss moving the Iraqi border). My reason was very clear: the inability to provide complete security due to the borderline passing through the steep mountains. Thus, I had suggested […]

Return to south Syria: Conflict in Daraa and occupied Golan Heights

By The Frontier Post | June 10, 2018

Ayse Nur Dok The area between Daraa and Israeli-occupied Golan Heights has turned to a flashpoint as the Syrian regime has vowed to fight against “terrorists” in an aim to retake rebel-held parts of the region despite the US warnings against a new offensive in southern Daraa province. The latest dynamics in the region have […]

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Editorial

COAS visit of Kabul

By The Frontier Post | June 15, 2018

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

US-North Korea summit

By The Frontier Post | June 14, 2018

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

Tapping the export potential

By The Frontier Post | June 13, 2018

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

Resolving ongoing water crisis

By The Frontier Post | June 12, 2018

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

Islamphobia, a new tide

By The Frontier Post | June 11, 2018

It appears that Islamphobia has now been very much pressing hard the nerves of political leadership in the West European countries and the phenomenon has assumed a new dimension. The action against Muslim communities has gone beyond passing legislations to virtual crack down against them. The new tide has anti-Turkic connotation. Austria will shut down […]

Hoodwinking public opinion

By The Frontier Post | June 10, 2018

Instead of accepting the responsibility of their deliberate failure to construct water reservoirs that pushed the country into acute water shortages, the political elite is now bent upon hoodwinking the public opinion which is building up and gaining momentum in the support of Kalabagh dam.. After the stereotype and devoid of substance recent statements of […]

Letters to Editor

Ramadan and the profit mongers

By The Frontier Post | May 19, 2018

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

70 years of looting

By The Frontier Post | May 14, 2018

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

Top management of PIA

By The Frontier Post | May 13, 2018

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

Transformation of schooling in KP

By The Frontier Post | May 11, 2018

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

Mental illnesses and lack of awareness

By The Frontier Post | May 10, 2018

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

The concept of hujra and mosque in Pakhtun society

By The Frontier Post | May 9, 2018

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

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